News of the Week – February 28-March 5

Oregon Spectator, March 5, 1846 ARDENT SPIRITS… The Question for debate, before the “Falls Association,” on Saturday evening the 7th inst., we understand, is – “Resolved, That the tendency of the law on Ardent Spirits, is productive of more evil than good, and ought to be repealed.” Doubtless an interesting debate will be had on…

January 10 – 16, The News

January 16, 1851, Oregon Spectator Temperance Monday evening, the third regular meeting of the Washingtonian Teetotal Abstinence was held at the Methodist Episcopal Church. A large audience was assembled. After the usual exercises, Hon. A. Paine was called upon to address the Society. Mr. P. arose, and having quoted 1 Cor. 10-12 said that he…