Newspaper of The Washington Standard, November 30, 1860, Page 2

Newspaper of The Washington Standard dated November 30, 1860 Page 2
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TIE I JMiHTIHTmiII • • • FIMb.VY, XoVEMI'.KIt :iO, lw;o. Division of the Union. ff this should overtake place, the Democracy of the North will haveniuch to answer for. It has been the policy of that party always to represent the opposition of the North as disposed to aissail the constitutional rights of the South. This has been kept up, until it has been believed there. Larue masses of the people of the Southern States are impressed with the convic tion forced upon them by Xorthern Democrats that the Republican party are aiming at the emancipation of the slaves in the South—that they are, in all ways possible, striving to do the North injuries—have agents there to olioourage negroes to rebellion, to mur der whites, and to destroy the improve ments of the countrv. Uelievins; these « i things, can it be n matter of wonder that the South talk of rebellion, and that they should be disposed to sepa rate the slave iroiu the free States with violence ? A\*e rest, onr hope, mainly, on tlio forbearanceot" (he South, on the ground that there are sensible men enough there who do not believe the damnable tMsehoods of Xoitheru Democratic pol iticians, to permit this glorious I'liion to be destroyed. That is our hope; and for that reason will we rejoice to »«oe a heavy vote given in the slave States for Del! and Douglas. Our attention has been especially called to this subject by an article copied into the Pioneer and Democrat from the New York Herald. . The article is headed, " Consequences of Lincoln's Election." The design of the article is to create the impression that the first object of the new Administration will 1)0 to appoint to all ofiices men of the political stripe of Messrs. Lloyd dam son, Wendell PhillipsandJohn Drown. Now, it' this can be believed in the South—if the people of the Southern States can be fully impressed with this belief—how can it be expected that this Government will stand '! The Pioneer does what it can to force this belief on our Southern citizens—knowing that the imputations thus made are infa mous—knowing that the only object of their original publication was to fan the embers of treason and rebellion. The Republican party liave no 11101*0 desperate ami unprincipled enemies than the abolitionists of the North— such men as are here named by the New York Herald, Garrison and Phil lips. John Brown has rightfully paid the forfait of his life for his treason; and though every fact in relation to his foray was thoroughly canvassed for the purpose of connecting some members •of the Republican party with it, a Southern committee pronounced that there was 110 cause of complaint against any Republicans in connection with the Harper's Ferry outrages. We have said that the abolition party are more thoroughly hostile to the Republicans than to the Southern Democratic party. This hostility has uniformly existed. Mr. Polk was made President by that party, which gave him the vote of New York, in opposition to HKNKY CLAY, Garrison has labored hard against the Republicans during the late campaign. "Wendell Phillips has attacked the Re publican candidate with the most vin dictive malignity. lie all the while preferred the election of Breekcnridgc to LINCOLN, 011 the ground that such election would soon bring about a dis solution of the l T nion, for which Yan cey and Garrison, and Toombs ami Phillips' souls pant. A few weeks since Phillips came out iu Garrison's paper, the Huston Libera tor, iu au article denouncing Mr. LIN COLN. The character of that article can he estimated from the following extract: "I think it probable tlint tlie Washington cor correspondcnt is riyht, who tolls us that 'the friends of Lincoln in Washington nrc earnest in Sectoring thnf if he should be elevated to the Pres. ideney, his mi Ministration would lie so conserva tive that in six mouths after his inauguration no uieii would lie found objecting to it on account of the slavery issue. Mr. Lincoln, judged by his jiast, believes in slave hunting. Judged by his constitutional oath he would lie perjured if lie did not. The 'alacrity' which volunteersto do a base ret, and wins office thereby, has no right to turn into indignation when spectators bestow on it the inline it has earned. .Mr. Lincoln is a willing Con stitutional hound, ready to hunt slaves so long as the Union, the party, and the white race seem to need it; and he is therefore just the wood out of which Washington I'rcsldenU are carved. If any think such characters useful anil necessary now-a days, let theni. Hut this is no reason why 1 should call such persons lioncft men, anv more than 1 should call geese eagles, because u goose once saved Koine. I wish I could say of Mr. Lin coln, when I see him swearing tosuppoFt the Con stitution of the I'nited Stales, ' 1 respect him so much th.it 1 believe he will not do what lie llKDlU iscs.'" ' Here speaks out Mr. "Wendell Phil lips: Yancey, Toombs, or the Pioneer, would not, either of them, condense in a single paragraph more evidence of bitter hostility to LINCOLN ami the I {«■- publican party. Hut wo prefer .tliiit Mr. LINMOI.X should speak liir himself an 1 his p i rly on all the point-! in controversy in rela tion to th'.' question of slavery, lie has ever been consistent, straight-forward, ami will he truu to the end. In his speech at Cincinnati, in September, 1859, he thus avowed his views upon the question of slavery: ••I say 1 ! I : 11 we MI sr NUT int.-rfe with the insti tution <j-f slavery in t lit* States where it <■ vI-= ts. lie cause the Constitution forbids it. and the ;;o;ior.il welfare docs not require us to do so. We MI ST NOT withhold un cllieii-nt' fugitive Slave law, I cellist' the Constitution roc|uires lis, us I under stand it, not to withhold snrh a law. I!i:t wo must prevent the outspreading of the institution, because neither the Constitution nor general wel fare requires us to extend it. We MI ST prevent the revival of the African slave-trade, and the en actment liv (Vnjrrcss of a Territorial slave code. We must prevent each of those tilings licinj: done Itv cither Couifiosses or courts. Till! I'KOI'I.K til'" TIIKSK IN IT KI) STATUS AUK Till-! IIICIIT ITI, MASTKItS Ol - litITII CONOKKSSKS AND cor iffs, NOT TO ovKirrintow TIII-: COXSTI TI'TION. HI T TO OVKIITLLLIOW TIIK ML-:\" WHO RI:I!VI-:I:T TIIK CONSTITI TION. ' Any man who knows AI:HAIIAM LIN COLN will be satisfied that he will sus tain tin' convictions so deliberately ex pressed. Xo portion ofthe I'uion need four that lie will violate their constitu tional lights. And while he does this he will ever bear in mind that this country is designed for the white nice —that the great advantages of our gov ernment and its institutions are for the white race—and he will follow the plan marked out by the Fathers ofthe Con stitution to benefit the white race, while sustaining the Constitutional rights of the South. To a great extent the Democratic party of the North are responsible for the hostility to this I'nion exhibited in the South, and for the consequences which mav result from that hostilitv. Presidential Election. Latest dates confirm the election of the Republican candidate. The follow ing is the result by States. For Ar.tt.utAM Lixou.x.—Maine,hav ing 8 electoral votes—Xew York, Xew Hampshire, ft—Vermont, s—Mas sachusetts, 13—Khode Island, 4—Con necticut, t!—Pennsylvania, -7 —Ohio, 23—Indiana, Pl—lllinois, ll—Michi gan, t>—Wisconsin, f>—lowa, -I—Min nesota, 4—California, 4—Oregon, :i.— Xew Jersey, 7 —Total States, IS—Total 183. -Necessary to a choice, I">2. .Toitx Dki.i,. —Kentucky, 12—Virgin ia I">—Tennessee. Pi—Total electoral votes. 31 >. .lonx C. Diti:« KiixiiiiMii:. —Maryland, 8— J>claware, 3—North Carolina, 1(1 South Carolina, (by Legislature) 8— Georgia, 10—Florida, 3—Alabama,!' — Louisiana, <i—Mississippi, 7—Texas, 4 —Arkansas, 4. Total electoral votes, 72. Stki'Mkx A. Dofur.AS.—Missouri, i». Lincoln's present majority over Dong las in California is 7!'3. COOL, VKKY! —The alarm of lire on Friday evening last, proceeded from the Washington Hotel, which was ex tinguished by the exertions of the citizens and firemen, to whose prompt ness too much praise cannot be award ed. A ball was in progress at the time, and we confess to having been somewhat surprised, whilst marking the noncha lance exhibited, amid the falling of cin ders, and the rush of excited firemen, by the "BUAVK WOMKN and FAIR MUX," who continued, during such a scene, to trip the "light fantastic toe." * HORRIBLE MURDER.—We learn from our old friend J. W. Johnson Esq, of Seattle, that Mr. Carter, a trader on the Snohomish, was found by some white men a tew days since murdered in his house. ITis body was horribly mangled. Evidently the deed had been coinmited at night, ami he had been called from bed, as there was no appearance of vi olence about the door. When found his body was yet warm. The deed is supposed to have boon committed by the Snohomish Indians for the purpose of plunder. gST'A Portland (Oregon) exchange says that the amount of real estate of Multnomah county, outside of city (Portland) limits, is valued at #482,000; the real estate inside cily limits at sl, 319,8/iO; the personal property in the county at $908,434. The total amount of taxable property in the county, at SB, <Bl>,Bo4 —amount of poll tax levied at §(580. We enjoyed a very pleasant hour last Monday evening in observing the exercises at Mr. Lippincott's Writing School. The system taught is reduced to a very few principle*, and from Mr. Lippincott's comprehensive method of imparting instruction, we feel safe in commending to him all who may desire a thorough training in the art. fiCJp-The Supreme Court of W. T. will commence its annual term on Mon thly next. ljPSw.Free home* for free men. All is Change! Tin' reading public of "Washington Tcrri iiy will bear with us when we re mind tliein of the past history of the Democratic party, so called, Cotem poraneou-f with the organization of the Territory, the FIAT went forth that lwu- TY LINKS wereto liedrawn, that conven tions and regular nominations were to he insisted on as a part ofthe machinc rv to secure tin* allegiance of the rank and tile, the Pioneer amended its title and was called Tin: DKMOCKAT, and was ! established and accredited TIIH OUOAN OK Till: FAITHFUL. Every year, until ■ now, the patronage of the Federal olli cial., and the profits of the public print ing have been bestowed as the reward of its eminent services to the Democrat ic cause. Who will not call to mind its long-accustomed appeal to Democratic pride, its assertions that they were the only party that bad a platform or party creed? Who does not remember the scoffs, ridicule and opprobrium heaped upon the opposition, because it cm braced so many elements, which thein i spired sheet was pleased to denominate [a combination of "isms"? Democracy 1 was then one and indivisible. P»ut how iis it now? Has it but one set of prin ciples? Does it stick to the rules it so j long maintained ? Xo; they are all re pudiated now, and in the late I 'residen tial struck', its great chieftains every where preached the FUSION OF AM. PO MTICAI. fASTKS to beat K<•publicans. Old Line Whigs were appealed to with great earnestness. .Democratic orators and journalists attempted to seduce the members of that old time-honored organization by shedding crocodile tears over the tomb of the most i! 1 <>uof Ameriean stafestuen, who, through life, were the embodiment of opposition to Democracy. Thev canonized the mem ory of him, whom, through his long and glorious life in the servic;'of his country, they never ceased to malign and slander. Commendation and flat tery of (Md Line Whigs, eulogies of CI iy and Webster, endorsement of all the Wilis;landmarks now obsolete as lines of demarcation, because engrafted on the policy ofthe government, were ' the staple subjects of Democratic ad dresses. Douglas men, llrcckenridge men,prescriptive Know Nothings, nlien born citizens, Secessionists, disunioti ists, all were severally appealed to, to fuse into one great party, to beat the Republican candidates. The Pioneer, though the canvass, lasted for over four months, certainly supposed to have some Presidential preferences, quietly conductcdan American newspaper, with many Democratic sn;.\s, yet the first word has not appeared in that journal committing it to h < Itoiee fop cither ttf the late aspirants lor tin' high otliee of President ofthe I'nitcd States. For a long time that sheet kept at its mast head the name of (Sen. Joseph Lane,! for President, subject to the decision of the National Democratic Convention," , was*it so disgusted that its favorite did not receive the nomination that it was ! released front its duty and allegiance to j support the nominee? If so, it has j been guilty of treason to the organiza tion, it has violated the Democratic creed, as preached by itself. It is true, in the opening of the Presidential , canvass, the Pioneer asserted as its opinion that Douglas was the regular nominee, hut that it personally favored the nominees on the Secession ticket. It has been the custom of that journal to arraign Democrats who have failed to support what it was pleased to call regular nominations. We know ofj public officers who have been removed ■ from office and degraded in the party for BOLTINU, or for,not ardently sup porting the nominees of Democratic conventions. Only a few months ago, it condemned and slandered with great severity a distinguished Federal officer for not adhering to the candidates of a convention. It hut recently instituted a crusade against an official in a neigh boring county, against whose conduct in office never had a word been uttered, for merely declining to vote for certain county officers, and yet the PUBLIC PKISTEH of Washington Territory, on whoin'has been conferred the best pav ing office in the Territory, entirely wit h holds his support from a nomination ho himself pronounced IIEOULAR, and that too the highest office iu the gift of the nation. May we not say of that distin guished editor, verily "A change has come o'er the spirit of hw dream." J&5T 1 Wo are requested to state that a Christinas J»iill will he at the Washington Hull on theevenin<f ol'tiio 22d December. fi@r" Mr. TJ. AT. lluson will open liis Dancing School at Clark's IJall, on Wednesday evening next. Late Salmon Falls Massacre. j At our request, Mr. Joseph Myers gave us an account of the late shocking I Snake river massacre and ofthe subse i qiient travels and rescue of the surviv ors, which we took down as follow: j There were fifty-four persons in the I company. Col. Howe sent an escort of | twenty-two dragoons with our company 'from Port ncuf river, seven miles this I side of Fort Hall. The escort were | furnished with only twelve days rations ! and were to escort us six days ami re ! turn, which they did. We desired Col. * Howe to give us an escort farther, but ! he said there would be no trouble; that ' theininiigraiitswcr'.' in no danger if they | would keep the Indians away from their | camp and not allow them to come too i near. [This seems to us almost like i irony.—lv 1.1 He said there were troops on the roads beyond Salmon Falls. ' Col. Howe had furnished an escort for j the California train; but for what dis tance Ido not know; Col. Howe was

i generally disliked by the immigrants. After the escort left the company, two ' weeks transpired before the attack. The attack was made between nine and I feu o'clock A. M., on the lKili of Sep tember.—There were about one hun dred Indians, most of them on foot. They iirst caniearound the train, whoop ing and yelling, probably to stampede the cattle. We then corralled and de- < fended ourselves. The Indiansthen de- ! sisted and made signs of friendship, j signifying that they wi.-hed something, to eat. .V: many as came were fed. 1 They made signs us that we might : pass on to the river. In doing this, j when we reached an eminence which : cv posed us and funr bed the Indians! the covert of sage brush, they Com- j mciiccd a general firing upon us with 1 arrows and rifles. We again corralled | as soon as we could, liefbre we had fully done this and got our oxen secure, three of our men were shot down, viz: I Lewis Lawsoti. William I'tlev, and j 'vishn tl, aiiennan. We detended ; oilisi. 1 ve* :•«. well as we could: ill" tight- j ing continuing through the day. During j the day we saw several of the Indians fall. It was believed that twenty or more of them were killed the first dav. j Th e Indians k< pt shooting at the train through the night, mostly with a: rows; | occasionally with rifles. Their random shots diil not do much harm, except to wound and irritate the cattle and hors es which were without grass and water all the day and nigh* - . The tight was rem wed in the morning and continued nearly through the entire day, a-iontho previous; one of our men, .1 ud-'on ("res- j ney, being killed.—About an hour be fore sundown, the train agreed to leave lour Wilsons and contents as booty I<>r t!IC I N<li:iiis ami start on, lio| »I IIJLC this would siitistv them, iiml tlwt while they wore ravaging these tlu' company might escape with tlu' remainder. Thin plan was attempted without success. The Indians |>aid no attention to the desert ed prcv, but swarmed aliont tlio train I ik«• bees, attacking it with renewed nc- j tivity. The l company drove oti as fast as they eonld, hut the cattle were so ; ravenous after sage brush that they! con Id not he got along, and in the mean- j time, the flrl lI "T of arrows and rifle halTs j by the Indians was actively continued. ! liet'ore we started the last time mail the corral, four young nien were detailed, mounted and armed, to go in the van of the train and open the way for the wagons. Thev were discharged sol diers from the post at IWtneuf. They were well armed with rifles and revolv ers, which, with the horses, belonged to the train. Instead of assisting the im migrants, they immediately fled. Their names were Snvder, Murdoch, Cliam bourg and ('bailey. Snyder, it i~ said, reported two as killed by the Indians, lie and Chaffey are liviutr. With these horsemen two left 011 foot, viz: .Jacob and Joseph Keith. These were the two men who brought word into the set tlements of the condition of the immi grants, and Jacob Ucith returned with (.'apt. Dent's command for their relief. At about dusk we left our cattle and wagons, as we found that we could do nothing with the Indians. After driv ing out of the corral, my brother was shot down by my side. The Indian who shot him was not. more than ten rods off, in the sage brush. I saw him as he was drawing upon us and shot him, but not until he had fatally wound ed my brother. I saw the Indian roll over dead. When we were fnialy leav ing the wagons, I helped Miss l T tterout of the wagon and was setting her down, when a rifle ball passed through my coat and two shirts, grazed my body and killed her. She spoke some afteV be ing shot: said that she had got her death blow; that she was killed, &e. Mr. Utter made signs of surrender ing to the Indians: proposing a treaty, and while doing so he was kilicd. Mrs. l T tter refused to leave her husband, and three of her children remained with her. One of them, a boy of five years, was immediately seen to fall, shot, upon the dead body of his father, ami then Mrs. Utter and the two girls were seen to fall. Mr. Vannorman and his family, Mr. Chase ami his family, and myself and mine left the wagons and cattle and hastened on 011 foot. After wo had left our wagons the Indians fell back-ami we traveled oil all night until about daylight. All the provisions saved from the wagons was a loaf of bread, secured by Mr. Chase. At morning we camped under the bank of the river and stayed there all day. Some of us had some fishhooks in our pockets and the ladies made lines with spool-thread they luul. ,We caught some fish. The Indians had il< >ggcd i tin' | Kitl i and were howlingabout «>IIR >. Wo supposed they HUW us. We traveled JII night and lay by t»\- days until wo had traveled somo sixty or seventy miles, when wo became too weak to earrv tbe cliildren further, and were obliged to build wigwams, wbich we did as well as we eon Id, with wil lows. Here we lay bv entirely. This was on t!ie Owyhee river, about three miles from Fort Boise, then deserted. Before iv.toliing our final camp, we kill ed and ate two dog«. which followed us, and about six miles before reaching that camp a very poor immigrant cow met us, which we killed nnd ate. By mixing the beef with rosebuds and pus ley we made it last IH two weeks. We made two wigwams. Mr. Vannorinan and family and a young man, two of .Mrs. I'tter's children, Miss Trimble and her brother, and two sons of Mr. Utter and an infant child of Mrs. I'tter were in one wigwam; Mrs. Chase's family and mine were in the other. A few days after we camped we saw Indi ans camped on Snake river some three miles from us. They were iishing. They brought us salmon, for which we exchanged some of our clothing and ammunition.—This was the only way we could obtain it. At first they would come thus and cxhange us salmon every three or four days. They called them selves Shoshoncs. AVe found herbs, frogs and muscles along the river which we gathered or caught and ate.—About two or three weeks after we camped, Mr. Chase died, probably, as we sup |!H '!' d, from over-eating salmon. Ten days after this Elizabeth Trimble died from starvation; four or five day.-> after-' wards, Susan Trimble, her sister, died; 1 the next day Daniel Chase died, and two davs after him his brother, Albert, : all from the same cause. The living , were compelled to eat ihe dead to pre- j serve their own lives. Jt was a subject' of much and anxious consultation and j even prayer before the eating of the j d>- nl was finally determined upon. This : determination was unanimous. The tie h of the dead was carefully husband- ; <: 1 and sparingly eaten to make it go as far as possible. Thus the bodies of, four children were disposed of. The 1 li i.ly of M r. Chase was exhumed and the ; first meal from it cooked and about to j he eaten when relief came. The Indians had come and carried away our guns; two from Mr. Vannor-1 man; one from Mr. Chase, and one: from me. They also took Mr. Van. j norman's blanket from him, and they , did it somewhat roughl v.—At this time; we liail illroadv traded otf some of our «•!«.(liinir It»r salmon. After the Indians left, Mr. Yannorman said lie was going to take his family and leave; "For," said lie, "if we do not, the Indians will eoine to morrow and strip and kill us." He and his family left our camp that day ahont noon. They traveled oil to liurut river, as it afterwads appeared. When the eommand reached there they found six of the bodies killed by the In dians. Four of the children were not found. It is supposed they are now captives among the Indians. The six bodies found were those of Alexis Yun liorman and wile.—the la.Lter..w:as.styip-. cd.—their soli Mark, JSain'l (ileason, and Charles and Henry Utter. The last was about twelve vears old, the others were adults. Besides Mr. Myers' family, consisting ot himself, wife and live children—the oldest ten years and the youngest one year old—Mrs. Chase and daughter and Miss Trimhle were rescued; also, between the camps, in a very emaciated condition, Chatley and Miinsou—twelve in all. About six miles before reaching our final camp, Mr. Munson and Christo pher Trimble, the latter a boy of eleven years, were sent forward as an express to the settlements. They went 011 to Burnt river where they saw.) aeob Keith, who had taken a wrong road, and were now getting back to the right one. The Keith boys and Chaft'ey and Mun son went on and sent back Christopher Trimble to inform us of their having gone forward for relief. Chatley and Munson gave out and were afterwards rescued. After getting back, Trimble voluntered and went with the Indians to their camp on Snake river, to stay. Alter being with them some days he came with them to our camp, when we traded with them for salmon. While he was with us, I enquired of him how far it was to their camp. He said about three miles. I asked him how far jt wa < after crossing the river before their trail was struck. He said but a short distance, and the trail was plain. He inquired why I asked him? I told him if the soldiers eanie to our relief we would want'to eoino for him. The word soldier, which the Indians seemed to understand, excited their curiosity and they soon left our camp and never returned.—After waiting in vain near ly two weeks, without seeing them, Miss Trimble went to the river and called loudly for her brother, without getting any response or seeing him. The next (fay Mrs. Chase and Mr. My ers went to the river to find the Indians and trade for more salmon. The v could not find them. The next day Mr. My ers went again, alone, and tired several across the river toward* their camp and hallooed loudly, but could obtain no answer.—He concluded they had gone. On returning t» camp, he discovered a track where the wolves had dragged a body. Supposing it might i.e thai of a Meer and that he could thus get food, he followed the track a short liistance and found two locks of human hair, which resembled Christopher Trinii.ie's. lie took it to camp and Miss Triable recognised it as her brothers.—'When the soldiers came they were shown this track, and pursuing it, they found the body of' Trimble. From the first attack until relief came was forty-four or forty five days. The saved were not, as has been repre sented, entirely without clothes, but they were but scantily dressed. Mr. Myers'loss is over S2OOO. —lie is of course entirely destitute. Mrs. Chase and child and Miss Trimble are at Walla-walla.—[Advocate. JSditoiisl Jottings. Hon. E. C. Fitzhugh, Judge of the 8d Judicial Dist., W. T., arrived at San Francisco on the 14th inst. Mr. Clcmsou, Superintendent of the Agri cultural Board of Patent Office has ar rived at "Washingtonfrom Europe,with a large variety of vegetables, medicinal plants, and an assortment of seed. lie tore distribution they are to be thor oughly tested at the (iovernnicnt Prop agating ({anion. The sales of pub lic lands for the year ending June 30th, 1800, were less than 2,UU0,<)00. -Ed ward Everett is to be married to a ! South Carolina lady. Garibaldi has : -20 men, "star shots," armed with j Colt's revolvers. They cost delivered ; in Italy,s4o each. A petrified fish, | over six foot in length, in remarkable i preservation, has recently been taken I from the coal mines at Blue Mound,. 1 Kansas. Tin? Sub-marine Telegraph i Caliles in the lied and Mediterranean I Seas have all given out. There is now no Sub-marine Telegraph in operation j except that between England and the Continent. Garibaldi still continues victorious and Edward Randolph is a candidate for successor to (Swin, as IT.1 T . S. Senator.— —lion, (joo. 11. Williams delivered an eulo gium on lion. Dolazon Smith,deceased,, at a mooting of the bar in Portland. The court adjourned in honor to his memory. Presidential salutes were tired at West Olympia, Soaheek, Seat lie, and other points on the Sound, by the Republicans, upon the receipt of the news of Lincoln's election. The daily mail service between Olympic and Portland goes into operation to dav. The boiler of the steamer l.lk, on the rpper Willamette, exploded art she was Hearing Davidson's Landing, Oregon, cutting the hull in two, nnd scattering all her upper works. There were several passengers on board, but fortunately no one was seriously in jured. -lion. 11. M. Bates, State Treasurer of Vermont, is reported a de faulter to the amount of 070,000. He has fled to Canada. It is reported that the Pope is about to eliange his residence to Brussels. A duel is ru mored to be on the tapis between Hon. Jeff. Davis and lion. 11. S. Foote. (Jon. Harney has leave of absence for one year, to visit Europe. The "shower bath" punishment, so severe and cruel, has been abolished in the Auburn (X. V.) State Prison. 111 the last few weeks, twenty persons havo been killed or maimed for life in Indi ana by carelessness and inexperience in combined fleet of Garibaldi, Sardinia and Naples numbers 140 men-of-war. Thus rating next to the navies of Eng land and Franco. The candle factory on Staten Island, formerly occupied by Garibaldi, was destroyed by fire Oct. 2-5(1. The now light house on Ad miralty head, bettor known to travelers on the Sound as Kellog's Point, on Whidhy's Island is about completed, and will be in operation in a short time. . ••• -■ .... Puget Sound Institute. ED. STANDARD; I have been permit ted of late to visit this institution loca ted in our midst, ami I am happy to say I timl it in a very prosperous Con dition. Jt is miller the eare of Prof. U. C. Lippincott and lady. I am much pleased at the improvement of the pupils in tho different studies, and am certain if tiie real merits of this school were known it would ho still more prosperous. Let the citizens vis it the school and notice the system of instruction, and I am sure they will ho satisfied of its superiority. This insti tution is ours and we must sustain it, and teachers till lutudctit<«tthovdd beeu eouragedby our co-operation. The Fri day afternoon exercises are very in teresting, the reading of tho Bouquet by the young ladies and the Olympian by the young men, and speaking. Tho term commenced last Monday and those* desiring to become members of tho school should do it :»t once. Asan addw tional inducement, Mr. Lippincott gives instructions in penmanship and other branches, to pupils during the evening* free of charge. A. CITIZKN. Olympia Nov, 28th, 18G0. new lias been estab lished in Marion county Oregon, ten miles south of Buttcvillo, called Bel passi P. O.—Joseph Ingalls, postmas tor. JUST- We learn from a Portland letter, that the Steamer Brother Jonathan was to have sailed from San Francisco on the 20th. The Legislature will convene on Monday. We notice several members in town, and numbers arriving daily. • •—— iiev. 15. C. Lippineott will preach at Turn Water, on Sunday the 2d De cember at 2 o'clock P. M. f&r w e are under renewed obliga tions to ('apt. Fleming, and Win. L. Claiieey, K ij., for favors'.