POLITICAL PARTIES IN OREGON 263 past year has been on that side." 1 It is noticeable during this period that the Statesman made no attack on Republicanism, devoting its energies to righting the Lane-Stout-Smith faction. The Union on the other hand, was diligent in exposing the dangers of Sewardism and the revolutionary tendency of Re- publicanism. The striking political events of 1860 were thus foreshadowed. i Union, Nov. 19.
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