News of the Week, April 16 – 23

Oregon Spectator, April 16, 1846 The Falls Association was instituted in January, 1844, for the mutual advancement of its members, in discussion and composition, since when, many animated debates, on interesting and useful subjects, have taken place – perhaps, we might say, to animated occasionally, when the question affected our peculiar political situation; if no…

News of the Week, April 2 – 8

Oregon Spectator, April 2, 1846 PUBLIC MEN The acts of public men are for the inspection of the public; or, at least, they should be. Personal matters never ought to be made public through the medium of the press. Any person occupying a public station, or holding an office of trust or profit, must expect…