News of the Week, October 28 to November 3

Oregon Argus, October 30, 1858 NEW ARRANGEMENTS – We learn that D. J. Schnebly Esq., formerly editor of the Spectator, has bought Willamette City, an uninhabited village of five of six frame buildings on the west bank of the Willamette at the foot of the Clackamas rapids. He gets the city with fifty acres of…

News of the Week, September 30 to October 6

Oregon Argus, October 2, 1858 BROKE JAIL – Washington Williams, who was in jail in this city held to answer to the charge of horse stealing and the burning of Caufield’s house, and John McLoughlin, who was committed for an assault with deadly weapons, both escaped Friday night. The sheriff offers a reward of $50…