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8FIGER, PROPRIETOR
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VOL. III.
TIFTM ADVERTISE.
(e KiflUMll every Saturday Moralaff, in
Ttpton.CMarCo^iowa.
KIHIOR'8 OFFICE k. COUNTING ROOM
1* Vtf C®Wt HMII WITM THK OOCMT? jcrxiK
TER VS.
Cop? 1 year, paid in advance, $1 50
4*. paid within six months, 2 00
4o. paid *t end of the y ear, 2 Si*
LiWeralrfednetioo» made to clubs of five or
IxHt to oae address.
fUTKM OF ADVERTIZING.
1 year,
4*. moathS)
4*. S months,
Half colaasu 1 year,
d*. 6 months,
do. 2 months,
%nrt«r column 1
year,
rfo. months,
4a. S month*,
TIPTON ADVERTISER
JOB
Naeiac pwchaced a ^1 a«d sufficient so
Uetioa material, tue 1'ublUtier La a«w pre
pared to do nearly every de.-c.riptioa of
li A I W
la a satisfactory aia.ner and can fun.L,ti at
aaort notice,
De«4a* Denii,
O I I J*L* A' S,
every kind executed wi'.li neatnek* a: 1 ies-
WALi.id
Of&t* mat Buindi Book-Store,
S'cond Htmt. 1 It
ROBT. 1. LOKt,
[CTTCK OF THK PL AC Kami Notary Pub
Tip' n, Iovra.
lie. Ill
n
JtMCPIf LIVIISCV,
©TAHY Public, Rochester. low*. Oiice
in ttM Post (rtce.
JOHK Hl'REK,
ATt"RXKV AND COUNSELLOR AT
IlL K W Vihce at hU residence near Tipton
^e«1*r County, low*.
A n lis W. II l€i IX
Y.
*mi.-.VKV AT VW.
aad Jastics 4 ti.e
1-V.i:r}
Tint-r.,
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$50 00
30 HO
20 0o
30 00
20 00
15 00
is 0
li 00
00
LEiUL NOTICES.
square 1 insertion, $1 0
Back additional ineert'n, per square, nO
1 square 3 months, 4 00
1 d*. ft months, 6 (to
1 do. 1 year, |0 00
do. 3 owi!h% ft 00
2 do, A months, 8 00
!». 1 year, 12 00
|y Oae square is IS Koea Bravtrr. Jg}
Iowa.
KTOftce wiU» Um C««aty a.ll^ iu the
Com I Heuse. [23]
MiSTOE HANBEKK tk HOW.
Jtidruggist an i Drtalt i'fi in (iro
^^•v-ei tes U11* I'mu's 1 MIU*«. Coufetimu
•riee. Hariwarc, A v. Tiptdu. loiva.
2 A A O N I E
W W .4LEX l.\ DHL OS $ MEIHCI.XF.JS,
iBk IttutfM, I'ainta, Mil*, "i.acs, (ii ^-eneas
Jaauie*, Twya, Hardware anU Fwi'-v Notions.—
jjiytop, Iowa. nt
Wm. Ross, BflL D.
•trrtte PhpltUii and 8
lire con,
U'i/hm, M'liealtn i two.
Will practice, on the Electsc System, at W0
tn and vicinity. n-!' y
L. CHAMBERS,
PHYSICIAN
AND SUROEOX Office a
Hw Druj Store of Clia:ui«i & S^m,
1
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JAMEi c. THI\ r.n,
PHTalCIAJi A N U SUKliEOM,
ill praoiice iu Tipton and vicinity. Office, No
MfBality row, South of the Conit liouae. nl
J. SMITH,
P11YKICUN ANL SUIW.EOS.
OAea •t (he lo»a House. Rochester,
anty, Iowa.
tDi.
Cedar
n. tmiEir,
RTtlCIAN AND SURGEOF, Rechester
Cedar county, lew
a. al
3 EUA» 8HA1VBER.
sffE^CHANr—Dealer iu Dry (ilood, Gro
#1 ceries, rockery, lie. Cedar i'-luffii, C'e
•sf ceunty, Iowa. 11L
DR. W. 9. SCOTT,
Tenders Ms professional service to the peo
•H of Tipton and su inity. Special attention
•Bvea to casos of long standing. Oaice at the
Br itfs Store of Dr. A- Hall.
Rwmwci.—The frculty of JctTorson
lledical collera Philadelphia Starling Meli
®al Collc«e cvnimbus Ohio Pennsylvania ilos
f»Wl Philadelphia Dr. Huff Wheeling.
W. P. tow \.
PinSICIAN AND SURGEON.
Wish to to wake this place my future home
I therefore toader my scrvi to liie citi/.^BS
rtbe
i'ewa aat TiHiiity, in all tin In a.-. In s of
e oteaeiob I will practice
PI-:m',C
Suigery.
npplyi*g Ihiicie%e.U» and Remedying Dtftct.1.
Office near the Tcuiperjace liutcl.
Tipion. Jan. 1, 1S58. i,ly.
mnmmmk
EDWARDS & CARROLL,
AnhXUotsMKi Snporiatead«nt«.
St-
*7 ro.!
e e a n e o u s e
•YrATTERKOM lLERIMIIfo.,
I O N I O W A
Pa
k o u s s
by r. s. tuoker.
Ber #f
a
»n,i •!,« *itpnJ
Cpr"'r
OFFICE
BBSS*
Wtl.I.S SVU kAt,
A o n e y a a w
And Solicitor iu ctaaacctj'}
H*i- rot ti lb a »t»u fctf*
|»t«R.pt ft*1 O*
nn* ti IU
JKO. riiK,
{FORMEBl V of r\
Atteraey aud Counsellor at Law
luu*«
|TM T+i*.C'.n .li* **. Wit .ii tr •i-l. a« »s3 U» Li- ''•r#, is
orKio —th* I! Uw Omty to,nyw
h. 1. piA-rr,
TTI»K\BT A*I. Cia jtfi.um AT L\«r.
ILL l^ircha'e and *»H K»-al L?ta»e. locate
Warrant?. iK.md to U»e Payment of
I.: ei'igation of ti»
1«-*, conveyancing, tc.
I'artieuiar attention giTeu tocoluru^nn. All
fcuMiiui* intrur'ai to i' *rc. will b." atleaded
|o witt Pront'.nen amt ktdettty.
jUf"Offic9 ut tie P. :irt IIjum wliMlie Re*
tvidT. ip* on, !ov a. 11
». *. THAT SB. i. CAfttJtAPDia.
THAYER k CARSKADDKN,
iftJchK'IS CciiisclkVS f|* fcto,
General Laud A ent?,
MujiCuUiu. Iowa,
9
ind Jefferson Streets.
hma.
S.S.DANIELS,
Attorney Couu«u,,a at U*.
pEOMl'T attei.Uun pa.J i„ Collections,
Will
taxes
to
,he
pavmen
and ttie sale of r^al estate. Al*.,
the Washington
Union
lv«rn\, i c,
Al*, A»rent for
I xscbanc• Co.. of
Cleveland. Ohio aili the Hawkeys iNgr'aA^cE
o °f Davenport. Insurance effee'ed on the
stock or mu! ual system.
1 syste
wi €01'
ST HOUSE 0*** TV!
Clerk's office.
orstrFR HorsE.
F. I„ lOW\l\« Proprietor.
i-oraer of WHlnnt and Nrrunii Sintti,
Hi'SCATI.SE IOWA
**-r
ffi,eL0ftk»»w«ri.ii.„,5rai(riiUMd,Ui5
kiOMH
vf th»r£«.
T,,.,,,,, MVI„„, 0«k»
|1
Gnoti Stabtwg.
WilLVIE HOISE.
.ra ««,
fiy'ionii be,nit. Mm rutin*'. low*.
I- O H". Proprietor.
I UK lint". IKT'.K, liitK r• 1 nt!v th.
I uhow |.oi»iili,r Hutel, Knd i. •-n.it i,.
n.ic' K *.1 t.'
1'lilH". IKT'iK,
uhovi- |io|ii! ir Hot*'
»l''(tnii'. aitd
«.! «Sh ',1
1,
T-T»Mi w f!irnl.h h»«sRiiw
dtwni il. at Ilia lonr.i t*n,u
W ftii wU'
i e e y o u s e
TIPTON, IOWA.
Tk Horn, in KKW irt"SK iB
!.»• M.t, tWS
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IX|M
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i» lk« cvaruat
1
itrh
CI I r*v# It
J«»bu H. Birelej'} Prop'r
a. T. W1U.IUM. M. L. KK MKLBEROKE.
W i 1 i v i i i I K i i i E i i o ^iiWW,
Waterloo, Iowa*
I S I A E
-3E3 IST A
INSURANCE COMPANY,
UAKTrORD, fOSN.
Incorporated J. D. 1319-C«A Capital
$500,000.
TUC
Under*!gt: h.ivini K-iea appolated
Agsnl f«r th,« .n i rt'h i .U Company, is
prepared to issue r.^Kci-s
w
n fuv. rable terms.
WKI.LS SPIGER. \ent
OfHv-e in th» Court House, Tiptou, Iowa.
O U O O S O E
THOIIN ti 0TKXff,
Men 'mn/s, Toronto low*.
The above Sra k cor.s:satlr 02 !sa'd a fa!!
•upoly ot
Ju-y (iooit, GrooerUi, Htriwart, CSothiu*.
Unit ami Cop$, Boott and ikott,
Aod all kind of
Goods ucctUd by theCoiumuaity
House Finishing.
THE
her having located himsdf ia
the tov* n el i'lp'ou is prepai ed to do plas
tering of ail k iuds an i cdors and outside (S'ork,
R.ju^b c.i»i imitated into brick, stone or mar
ble, fancy a.id oriiuu.ental woik. plaster of
psris, ni/.ik injr», cornish, centers, paper
han^inKS, icc. 1 am determined to jrve satis
faction to all who may favor me with their
patronage. For further Information apply O)
or a idres» J. v. LEABH ART.
7ipton. Feb. 15,'5d. n7-6m.
Exchange Office!!
SIGHT
DUAKI'Son NVw York can be had
of the Subscriber in sums to suit purchasers
Certificates of Deposit, and Drafts on the
Eastern C.ties cashed.
American Gold famished at a small premium.
OjAif (rtr Swttlaik'i nnrf Snyirr'n tort
W.M.11. TI THILL.
Tipton, Jan ary t,
"j. H. G0WEB, BR0THEES 9t CO,
A N K E S
DEALERS IN EXCHANGE
iSi 0
LAND AGENTS.
Corner of Clinton and Washinsrtoo Stree
i^v:My /»«c
1 tt/v. loum.U,
niLUtn 111:.
BOOK niN DBIl,
w a i y
One door cast of the Tost Office.
BlankBlanks
Books, of all kind! kept constant
ly hand. snnnlied with all
kinds of llecoi.t* and olher books for
County oilices, at siiort neiice.
nt'RFCE, NOKTHAM.
DLltFEE A WORT HAM,
or 1I.EK5 IV
(locks. Watches and Jewelry,
S I V E W i K S K K S
Cutlery Fancy (louds and Toys.
erroMTi u* mhii,
TWO !*"*.«
nan or c*m* t*"
Ton* *a»K. Kl-SCillKK. IOWA.
_er l'ttrticmar atuatioa given to all ktads
ef ttepairi g. My-
To the Ladle*.
T.ie and Kigned are now pfe iared to do all
kinds of Dr»w» and Mauuu inak ng[.
:ttin((. Fitting and Making Dresses will w,
done to the *ati8factun of those ftworin^ them
with i-rona.-f. Latent rtyles and l'A*Vions al
ways reoeiv«d, iU-ms over U. niiott
Clothinc Stwo. Wins H
a n-tf RisaM.E. IIiatb.
HOt MES FOR SALE.
THK
imder-i«n. 1 ntfej -tor sale two comfort
able divllint liuii'"' Mtuated Iipton.
One is a house of pood size, and the other a
comfortable house fjr a ^inall •Botb
with good Hts. 136tf] JN). H. SI AR.
J, J. (Ititl. U ti S1N10ED.
RIDER fc SANFORD,
SCO KSS^a* TO TUl'TLB A
WILTOS,
iil'I.U
IOWA
Wholosale and retail dealers ia
3U tf
DRV GOODS, GROCEIiSj Etc,
Shots, Clothing, Hardware.
*nd all V.indM.f sgr'- iltnrHl nppleraents. A1«©
(jnneral Kors arding and ComtniMiou M'^bant*
the higti"^ mnrketjiaice paid in
ktads «Jrtrann f|mtot-
c»sh for all
iy
^wrDHPBivDiHMT inaijl Tinisras-
Then and Now.
la timet 0#
old the »«uatoi
ial Roman
Bat in his curule chair with itory wand
The peer of all mankind the scoff of no maa
Men's veneration for his off oc, fond.
How changed the age! The dignity departed,
The antiqne office still to us reu.mns
Rentaias to clothe the ruffians, craven-hearted.
Who legislate with blows instead of brains.
An old man Mtting in his nation's forum,
In earncut labor far that natioa's good,
A picturc of the Ktatcsman's high dt-corum.
Lofty and calm determined yetsnhdued:—
A southern savage on the old man stealing,
With pon let
una weapon strikes the white head
law
Strikes 'till the aged statesman, atunaed and
reeling,
Bloedy and t!iu t, aMa prostrate Area the
blow.
Why was no hotspur there, with temper ready,
To brain the assassin, 'ere his hand could fall!
Such justice would be nurer and more steady
Than he who blindfold sits in legal hall.
No! there sale senators in stolid quiet,
I alraly survoj ing tht ir own deep disgrace
Oh! land of Liberty aud land of riot,
An universal b'.ush should cloud
^*rlk*«lAr.
W f«lii 11 Stnge r'ltmpnny,
iliw Thi Pt- i. I.I W h» tint »lM*4
an MiMp to irw oiitnn^rwBf itc
in tiiu
iiign *n e
tN. ind U i n
The Cincinnati Nominee.
Since James Buchanan has consented
to be the pack horse to carry the crushing
load of sin and lolly of the present pro
slavery administration, in the presiden
tial contest, the fallowing article, from
one of Mr. Buchanan's own town papers,
may nut be uninteresting as it shows, in
part, the kind of stulF he is made cf:
Ma. Buchanan's memoir.
The Lancaster Register thus roughly
ruidlcs the meino:r of this gentleman, re
cently published by the Pennsylvatiian:
lo the Intelligencer of the 14t!i inst.,
we find copied from the Pennsylvunian
a very imperfect memoir of this distin
guished Pennsylvania!!, to which we beg
leave to add a few scraps of history,
omitted no doubt by mistake or ignorance
of the fact. We shall confine curselves
at thi? time to a few extracts from Me
ineir and make sucu remarks auJ flo
tations from the records as truth demands.
The memoir says
'Mr. Buchanan is in the sixty-fifth
year of his age, and in the rigor ol
health, i»te!lmua' y and physically.
In 1S52, Mr. Buchanan, in a letter lo
citizens of Bradford county, put iu the
p!ea that he was too old to make them a
speech. 'More than s xty years,' and
Hiked for 'an honorable discharge!' How
unkind to force him into the Presidential
harness.
Again—
•He was bom ia the county of Frank
lin, in the State of Pennsylvania, of hon
est and industrious parents, and may tru
ly he called the arclmr-ct of his own for
tunes. Having received a good educa
tion, he stu led the profession of the law
in t.'.e county of Lancaster in the same
State, which has ever since been his
home. In 1811 and 1815 he was elect
ed to the state Legislature, where he
distinguished himselt cy those exhibitions
of intellect which gave promise of future
eminence.'
So he was elected to the Legislature,
but why not state i y vflom? We will tup
ply the record lor lb
15:
ASSLMRLT.
James Buchanan, Federal, 2051
Melton C. Rogers, Democrat 2502
Again—
•In 1820, James Buchanan was elected
to the House of Representatives, and re
tained his posr.ion in that body for ten
years, voluntarily retiring after the first
Congress under the administration 01 Au
drew Jac kson.'
Ten years in Congress ns a Democrat,
we suppose, but let us eMttiae llie rec
ord and see:
coiroacss.
1820, James Bin hauan, Federal,
1826, as. Buchanan, Federal,
Dr. Jno. McCamant, Dum., 2,3U7
1838, Jas. Buchanan, Jackson, 5,203
Waliam Heister Adams, 3,1)00
On the 1th ol July, 1^15, Mr. Buchan
an, when he was a candidate for Assem
bly on the Federal ticket, delivered
He said:
'Time will not allow me to enumerate
all the other evils and wicked projects of
the Democratic Administration.'
And again, in the same oration, he
said,
4
What must be our opinion of an oppo
sition whose passions were so dark and
malignant as to be satisfied in endeavor
ing to blast the character and embitter the
old age of Washington? After thus per
secuting the saviour of his country, how
dare the Dentocraiut party wH titmmivtt
his disvipltsl
Again—
In a confidential circular, got up by
the Federalists of Lancaster, dated June
9, 1923, to secure the election of Mr.
Greg:^, for Governor, ovei the Demo
cratic candidate, Mr. Shultz, Mr Buchan
an said:
•Mr. Gregg, although not a Federal
ist, has always been considered an en
lightened politician.
'He acted a leading part in the admin
istration oi Gen. Heister, and deserves
much ol the credit '0 which it is entitled.
We are assured that he resisted with a!!
TIPTON, CEDAR Co. IOWA-SATl'RDAY, JULY
of Lancaster count}*.
The memoir agaiu says:
'He was the warm and ardent defender
of the admiuistratnn of Mr. Monroe, the
Quidcv
•ml trusted friend of Genera! Jackson.'
Mr. Mon-ue was elected President in
and again iu 1^521, and Mr. Uj
chanan was a Federalist until 18*28,
when he shifted his position to a 'Jack
son man,' and was elected to Congress as
that time he, to secure the Federalists to
vole for liitr, told a prominent Federalist
that if he had a drop of Democratic blood
iv his vtius, he would'lit it out, There
must have been some mistake ns to his
having b?en an ardent defender of the
administration of Mr. Monroe.
On the subject of Slavery, the memoir
is not very definite, and we will give his
views as expressed in a series of resolu
tions reported by him to a public meeting
held in the Court House in the city of
Lancaster, on lk* 23d of Novembei,
1819.
James Buchanati, James Hopkins and
Win. Jenkins, were appointed a commit
tee on resolutions, and reported the fol
lowing among others
Resolved, That the Representatives in
Congress from this dijtnct, and they are
hereby, most earnestly requested to use
their utmost endeavors, as members of
the National Legislature, to prevent the
existence of ISl.ivery iu m\j of the neu
Territories or Stales «vhich may be crea
ted by Congress.
Resolved, That in the opinion of this
meeting, the members of Congress who,
at this session, sustained the cause of jus
tice, humanity and patriotism, to opposing
the introduction Slavery into the State
then endeavcred to be iormed out of the
Missouri Territory, are entitled to the
warmest thanks of every friend of hu
manity.
James Buchanan afterwards changed
his position on the Slavery question, in a
speech made in the U. & Senate, in
which he declared tlift:
'The harmony of the Slates and even
the prosperity of the Union itself require
that the line of the Missouri compromise
should be eMended to any new territory
which we may acquire fioin Mexico.'
But he has now abandoned thi* laet
ground and declares,
Th&t the Nebraska pilicy the pres
ent administration party must be adhered
to under all cir .un^tauces aud atal' ha*
arda.'
Thus tve have him in three positions
on the slavery question. First in faver
of excluding it irom all new territory.—
Secondly, in favor of excluding it Irom a
part, and thirdly, opposed to 1 xchiding «t
from any territory. Can Northern fico
me n support such a weather-cock as Mr.
Buchanan? He has no consistency 011
the slavery question, in his past history,
and has finally sold himself soul and body'
to the Klave power. Let free men stand
from under.
H» Watch.—'I have now ia «sf
hand,* said Edward Everett, 'a gold
watcli which combines embellishment and
utility in happy proportion?, and is efteu
considered a very valuable nppendage to
the person of a gentleman. Its gold
seals sparkle with the ruby, topaz, sap
phire, emerald. I open it, and find that
the works, without winch this elegantly
furnished case would be a mere shell
those motionless hands, and those figures
without meaning, are made of brass. In
vestigate further, and ask what is the
spring, by which all these are put in mo
tion, made of? I am told it is made of
steel. I ask, what is steel The reply
is that it is iron, which has undergone a
certain process. So then I find the main
spring without which the watrh alwavs
would be motionless, and its hands, fig
ures, aud embellishments but toys, is not
of gold—that is not sufficiently good nor
of biass—that would not du —but of iron.
3 066
4,612
Ju
c. Hil^lnnan, emocrat,
1S22, Jas. Bu hanan. Federal,
Jac. Hibshinau, Democrat,
1924, Jas. Buchanan, Federal,
ron s
lliere^ore l'ie
2 753 i
Sam'I union, Democrat,
arit^
*'1IS
use ess
4
an
orati 'ii* in Lancaster, in which he show
ed his love of Federalism and hitreJ of
Democracy, by attacking the Administra
tion of James Madison.
only precious metal
watc''
an
but sparkling seals, sapphires.
I rubies, topaz and embellishments, are the
aristocracy. Its works cf brass are the
middle c'ass, by the increasing intelli
gence and power of which the master
spirits of the age are moved and its iron
mainspring shut up in a box always at
work, but never thought of, except when
it is d.sorderly, broke, or wauts winding
up, symbolically, the laboring class which
like the mainspring, we wind up by the
payment of wages, and which classes are
shut up in obscurity, and though constant
ly at work and absolutely as necessary to
the movement of society as the iron main
spriug is to the gold watch are never
thought of, except when they require
their wages, or are in some want or dis
order of some kind or othei.
The Ladies for Fremont.—There is no
mistaking as one of the signs of the tupes
that the women of America are in favor of
Frement for next President. The idea
that that old Bach, old Buck, who does
not appear ever to have loved anybody
female, or male, should make a bacholors
roost out of the White House, i? not an
agreeable oce to them. They very much
prefer the gallant young officer, who
when 11a love with Cel. Benton's daugh
ter, learning that she loved him, married
her in spite ol the Col. If women had
a right to vote, tbcie would no longer be
a question as to the next President
Only a few of the "strong-minded,"
whose affinities are for frost, would go
tor the Old BikV.— f'tn Com
•NBDTnAIi ZN KOTaXEO'O,
fr.s energy, the measures which justly Fremont or, Ihe Rideof the One Hun
gave so much offence to the Federalists dred.
Hiuieu es la?' (who is there.)
'Americanos e armgos, abre la pin na.'
(American? and friends, open the gate,)
was the response, a blow accompanying
the words that mad* the floor shake
again.
The demand was perforce complied
with, and a band ol some filly men were
presented to our view, mounted and ar
rayed as trappers and hunters, and arm
ed to the teetti. Foremost among them,
on a black mustang, wan a small, *incw
y, dark man, evidently their leader, with
'an eye like Mars to threaten and om
mand,' a countenance expressive of the
greatest determination, and a bearing
that, notwithstanding his rough dress
stamped him as one bora to command—
TO LKAD.
This was Fremont.
4I
emblem of society. Its
1910' and figures which tell the hour, re
3^1) semhle the master spirits of the age, to
3'04^ whose movement every eye is directed.
2 T60 i lts
am an officer of the United States,'
he said '1 am on my way to Los Angc
los I must have hornes.'
'But—said Yalleja,
'I said, sir,
1 must hare thenr, you will
be recompensed by my government. I
OBoca you, sir, 10 deliver to my men
what houses you may have iu corral!.'
Finding remonstrance would be of no
avail with such a man, Vallejo called his
vaqueras and gave the reqnisite direc
tions. In the meanwhile my friend D—
made himself known to Fremont, having
met him in Washington.
4I
have information ol Castro's inten
tion lo attack Los Angclos. I have six
day* to reach there before the outbreak,
for that I need these horses for 1 must
be in at the death.'
'But the distauce six hundred miles,'
said 'The roads—'
'I shall do it,' he replied, and turned
away to supervise his arrangements.
Iu half an hour they departed as un
ceremoniously as they came, taking with
them some three hundred horses, and
leaving ns astounded at this raid.to won
der if we were \et awake, or whether it
was all an unsubstantial dream.
'Los diablos,' exclaimed the general,
'they have even taken my wife's saddle
horse!' so thnvoughly had Fremont's
lieutenant executed his order.
From Sonoma to Yerba Buena, the
litlle hamlet where now stands the queen
city of the Paciiic, San Fruncisco.he aug
mentec! his stock to the number ol fifteen
hundred, completely clearing the coun
try and then commenced one of the most
peculiar races frr a fight ever probably
known. Barely pulling bridle to devour
a steak cut from
dead bullock
spare horses-
12, 18."0.
In the early part 01 the year 1S47, bu
siness called me to Alia California.—
Having been long a resident on the Pa
cific toast, and being familiar with the
ictiveopponeutof the administration of language and customs of the people, 1
John
Adams, and the consistent
was selected to 'led a large contract of
hides for one of our eastern firms, the
trade being nearly paralyzed at the time
by the war then in progress between our
country and Mcxico where a handlull of
noble men wero accomplishing deeds
1 w i a v e i v e n e a a e i n i s o y
•uch, but not as a Democrat, as about by the sale of Lconidas and His braves.
The Caliiornias had become to us a de«
sideratum although their mineral wealth
still slumbered, waiting for that enchan
ter of modern days, Yankee enterprise
their splendid harbes, the contiguity of
eur possessions in Oregon, and the fa
cilities foi trade with China, were a suf
ficient incentive. Commodore Stockton
had hurried up from Callao 111 the frigate
Congress, and General Kearney had
crossed the plains from the Missouri
River, with a force of armed hunters, for
the purpose of taking the country and
holding il as a gage for a satisfactory
treaty.
The native Californians, who had long
groaned beneath the imposts of a distant
government and venial governors, had
themselves invited our overtures but a
few of their leaders, with a deadly ha
tred toward the Yankees, and iiope ol
personal reward from Mexico, were as
siduously endeavoring to stir the people
up to a revolt—in many cases with too
great success. Manuel Castro, a weal
thy and influential ratvhero, noted for
his determined opposition to all change,
and enmity 10 the 'Gringos,' had arrang
ed for an attack on the I'uebla los Ange
los. the head quarters ot Kearney, held
by a small force of marines and volun
teer?. H'« agents were in all parts of
the country, lufiaming the inhabitants
and urging them to join him. By some
means his plan leaked out.
I was at this time at the ranch of my
old friend. Genera
1M
artuicz Vallejo, on
the Senoma Creek my companion was
Capt. D—— who has since espoused
one ol our host's daughters. Valleio
was one of the largest land owners in
California, owning some sixty square
miles, with ferty thousand head of cattle
and several hundred horses, cattle and
horses at that time being a man's avail
able wealth. He had been formerly mil
itary governor of the country, and was
considered fair spoil by our people,though
in justice I must state that he was kindly
disposed toward tiie Americans. The
house was a substantial edifice of two
stones, surrounded by a corralt, with a
stout gateway the household consisted
of £r me twenty persons.
We had all retired to rest, and were
wrapped in slumber, when the loud La 1 k
ng of the dogs and halloing of men
aroused us suddenly from our dreams.—
Expecting an attack fiain the Bear Party
(a baud of lawless desperadoes who in.
lested the country,) all rushed to the
courtyard armed as well as time permit
ted,aud in costumes the most picturesque
ar priiuitiven ss is usually considered
so. The General, s^bre in hand, cauie
last he challenged the intruders with:
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cr.
nble fifty miles being a hard day's jour
ney evcti for a Caltfornian.
As their exhausted beasts dropped un
der them they toie of!"the saddles and
placing them on others, humed on leav
ing the poor animals to be devoared by
the cavotes, or recover, as chance iniglrt
bring about. Ever at the head -the last
to dismount and the first to leap into the
snddlo was this mountaineer, this com
panion of Kit Carson! Uns pioneer
e npire! Fremont! Rarely speaking
but to urge on his men, or lo question
some passing native, taking the smallest
modicum of refreshment, and watching
while others snatched a moment's repose
was he wrapped up in his project and
determined to have some of the fight.
Through San Pablo and Monterey,
and Jos.'pha, they dashed like the pban
l-jtn riders of the Hartz Mountains.start
liiig the inhabitants, and making the
night watcher cross hiinsaif with terror
as the baud flew 011. The river Sacrifi
ces was reached, swollen by the rares,it
rolled on, a tapid, muddy siteam —his
men paused.
'Forward, forward/' he ciied, and
dashed in hi iself the Struggle was a
fierce one,but his galls nt mustang breasts
the current and he reaches the opposite
shore in safety his men after a time join
him, two brave fello.vs finding a watery
grave aud many horses being carried
down the stream—but nothing can now
stop him—the heights adjacent to the Pu
ebla appear—now a sinile might be seen
on the implacable visage of the leader—
'tis the sixth day and the goal is won.
With ninety inen enthe last of his car
avan of horses, he lell like a thunderMt
011 the rear ol the Mexicans. The day
was with them the little band ot stout
hearts guarding the presidia taken by
surprise, and not having the advantage
of the Mexicans in regard to horses,were
beginning to waver. But cheer up
cheer again—succor is at hand. On
come those riders of Fremont nothing
can withstand their shock. With shouts
of triumph they change the battle to a
rout. The field is won!
With Fremont was a Wallah-wallah
chief, the sole remnant of a band that
joined Kearney on his journey *cross the
plains. In his war paint, mounted on a
bare back mustang, he would ride up at
lull speed to thu enemy, and as a lance
was thrust at him, dexirously throwing
himself on one side of his horse,he wn'ld
avoid the blow, and grasping the pole,
draw up his antagonist,and with a stroke
of his tomahawk cleave his skull,ejacula
ting a giunt of satisfaction. Thiee did
ne dispatch in this manner, alone and
unassisted,- and as, with his face covered
with blood aud his reeking hatchet uplif
ted, he rode here and there, all lied bc
-re hiin.
The rout was a complete one and had
not Fremont's men been utterly exhaust
ed, noi.e would have esca(ied. So ended
the tude of the One Hundred.
I would state that the government,with
heir usual speed 111 such matters, passed
an appropriation to satisfy Gen, Vallejo
and ethers fox their losses, six years af
ter.
This put virtual «a4 to the war, for
though they agaiu made a stand at the
San Pascal, headed by Pico, still they
v.ere dispirited, and Gen. Kearney with
his mounted men defeated ihein with
great loss. The governorship of tho
country being derided, which had long
been a source ol trouble between Kear
ney, Stockton and Mason, affmrs be
came moie settled, and the American
force, now largely augmented, was plac
ed on such a fooling as to toon 'crush
the head of rank rebellion,' and Pico aud
Castro fled to the lower country, to fight
for a time longer against inevitable fate.
Colonel Benton a Prophet. —One of
he predictions with whih Colonel Ben
ton was wont quite frequently enter
tain his intimate friends, begins to ac
quire a degree of interest just now which
does not ordinarly altatchto the prophet
ic dreams of politicians, however em
inent. In descanting up»u the various
talents and virtues ot his sou-in-lavv, Mr.
Fremont, then whom no person engros
sed more of his pride or thoughts, he was
always accustomed to conclude with the
remark thai young hero was destined
some day to be the President of this
country that he had ju3t the qualities
of a great President, aud could not fail
of reaching tl e eminence for which they
so peculnrly flitted him.
These predic ions, when made, were
regarded by in ny, merly as pardonable
ebullitions oi paternal pride, and nothing
more but the events ol the last week,
and the enthusiastic echos which the
nomination ol Mr. Fremont, at Phila
delphia and iu this city, have awakened
in every quarter of the Union, justity
the belief as we'll as the hope that the
election iu N vemb will prove th:ti
Coh Benton, if not a prophet, is, or at
least once was, an excelent judge of the
kind ol timber hum win1 Presidents
a,e made.
It was not revealed to him. w i n,
any of his spiritul e*a!ta'u.n. tliat lie
would be of the number of those who
would oppose the verification of his
prophecy. Thai, wever, is a circum
stance which only renders the prophecy
more marvelous.—jY. Evening I'uJ
'Have you Blasted Hopes asked a
lady ef a greeu librarian, whose fnce wa
imirh swollen by the toothache. 'No
ma'am,' replied the youth, 'but I've got
blasted tofithachef
at aU'itnes bad, nt this were hor-'scicne is a fine opiate
TERMS, $1 50 111 ADV/N
2
Ratification Meeting at Ciacinaft l-A
Telling Speech
The Frenwnl and Dayton ratifkatio
meeting at Cincinnati on Monday even
uig last, was a very enthusiastic afl'iir.
The Germans were out in fall force,
with music, banners,and transparencies.
Charles Retmelin, Est}., made the lead
ing speech on the occasion, a telling ex
tract irom which, we give below:
The distinguishing feature of this
election is tint the portion of »he people
who assume the time-honored tiame oi
'Democrats,' have retrograded to ihe po
sition made vacant by the death of the
YMiig party, namely, the conserv//1r«
aud auti-progress position in politics.—
By the adoption of the Cincinnati plat*
form, and the piutformed Buchanan,
fcheers] ihe party that 1r.1v Democratig
be.ame not merely conservative, but tun*
servative of what? Conservators of bo*
man slavery.
A Votes—'Nigger drivers* meaf*
Mr.
Reemjelin—Yes,
and yet, as the
perjured House of Hapsburg befwrs atoll
the stolen crown, jewel? and royal insig
nia of Hungary, so does this party of
placemen and place-seekers oppress ih»:
nation's ear with its single bray, 'this .•$
the Democratic party- this is the old
Democratic party.' [Applause.] And
by virtue of the Democratic name they
claim 10 rule and direct the destinies of
this people as au hereditary rigni.
By what right, fellow citizens, does
this pretended Democratic party ejrelad«
a majority of the people of the Unite.!
States from
a
voice in the Government)
For wtio will say that the enemies of
Free Kansas are not a numerical ruu
nority, if the country could be polled on,
that question to-uight£ Cries ol [Tliey
are a minority.] They are ruling the
Republic only because they present ani
undivided front, while the friends ot'
freedom have been divided. Is not this?
residuum of office holders and seekers a
most aristocratic Democracy, that thm
would rule the majority? For nearly
half a century Democracy 111 America
was something more lhan a name —it
was the expression of popular w'ill
against monopolies aud privileges, f»r
progress and lor free principles, but how
start ling the change.
What has ihe American Government
been doing these feur years iasi past.qpd
whita u 'Democratic' hands? Look at
tha Admtn'stration at home and abroad
Did ihe deci 1 pit, slave-breeding repre
sentative ol decayed Virginia aristocra
cy—did Masjn assert the genius of the
young Republic at Pans? Did fiilibus
tering Soule reflect the conscience of the
country? Did the emasculate foMil Bu
chanan stand in old England for the em
bodiment of an earnest, vigorous people-?
Tellc. where wc havs h^d a true i«p
resentativo
abroad^ for
4
Good Conscience.—A good conscience is
more to be desired thu a all the riches of
the Ea st. How sweet are the slumbers
the quarter of a scarce oi hiu who can lie down on bis pi Mow
drivii.g before them their jaud view the transactions every day with
on,on they went the roads out condemning himself. A go jd cou
the
last foor
years.
It is even worse at home. I nefd not
sprak ot Kansas—her story is burnt on
your inein ries. I need not speak ol the
public service debauched everywhere.—
Under this *Dcino« ratic' rule the Press
is not free —speech is not free free ter
ritories are not free to remain free. On
the Missouri, Government winks at this
destruction of the Press. On the Potn
tnac, the same administration se^s a
Senator struck down ior the assertion wf
the freedom of speech.
Is 'Democratic' rule my more Demo
cratic ih the States? Is it in Ohis?
'Democratic'officers defaulters for set en
hundred thousand dollars of the public
money, I mark well the cries from the
people—when they are so informed of
the details of official corruption a change
is at hand. [Applause.
But 1 was to speak of Bucliauan and
I'm inout. How is it that James Bucha
nan ha* so suddenly emerged Irom me
diocrity that culminated twenty years
ago—sprung in an hour fioui white
haired placeman to a 'Democratic, states
man of transcendant abilities? in 1SI1
he was passed by for no larger u man
than James K. Polk, in IHiS fie was de
fcrred and neglected to Mr. Cass, in 1S
•r2 lie was thought less of than even
Frank Pn-rce -God lorgive me lot vot
ing for him, Cheers.]
1 have asked the poor fellows who have
swifily committed themselves to the 'reg
ular nominee,' what did James Buchan
an ever 1/0? 'Wny, he did--' Well
did what?' 'Why, he did--' [A Vmc
he didn't get married. Memm.».»i
Mr. Ueemelin My 'regular «i 1
line friend' never could fundi il e st 1
tcncw', and tell what Mr. Bucha an actu
ally did do. 1 tell him he did n»t seeur*.
the line of 51:l'l in Oregon, he did nut
do anything useful about Central Aniei
ica he blundered ia the manner of clo
sing the Mexican war with Mr. Tnsi,
he blundered with Consul Sickles, and
did a foolish, if not a wiewed thing,111 go
hig to llui fiitibuaier Congress of Os*
und.
A President oi" tho United Suiea ha?
need ol a sound aud tig irous mind in a
Sound and vigorous body. J,-,* ,^.^,1
oi an intiiua'e at quaini.-tm e with a't
sections of this v«at Republic, and WMh
nil dames and all uiteftst in its popu'a
tions. Ihe greater part of this nation is
whul is yet to 1M-, and whs* is yet to f-e
lies between us aud the Pacific. T|..
In Iran wars now lagmg on the Pacific,
admonish us ti at ihe Chief Magistrate
should be familiar with Indian character
and relations the civii rear nw raging
i 1 Kansas, warns us that the President
should compreheud the whole subject of
teirtl'Tial extension, including the that
ae:er of the em gration u at is completing
the continental br.-adth oLthe nation.—
Ahotu all, the President she aid be a
judge of character.
Has Jam s Buchanan any frienJ that
believe* he possesses these qual.fka
IioimsV
Ou t'ic on'ray. we eaa &«<:« Ifci 4.

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