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VOL. 1. NO. 20.
CANYON CITY", OREGON, SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 1S79.
TERMS: 3. PER YE2
Tie Grant County Hews.
S. H. SHEPHERD,
Editor and Punlisiiek.
Per Year, : : : 3 00
Six Months, : : : $1 75
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RATES OF ADVERTISING,
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per hue, each insertion.
Transient advertisements, per square
of 12 line?, 2 00 for fir.-t, and SI for
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tion given until the fes is paid
Yearly advertisements on very liber-
terms. Professional Cards, ( one inch
or less.) SI 5 per annum.
Personal and Political Communications
cblirgcd as advertisements. The above
rates will be strictly adhered to.
0. W. Parrih.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Canyon City, Oiikcox.
M. L. OLUSTEAD,
ATTORN KY AT LAW,
Canyon City, Okecon,
Geo. B. Cuuhey,
Canyon City, Okegon.
M. Dust in,
Attorney at Law,
Canyon City. Oregon.
F. C. HORSEY, M D.
G IIADUATE OF THE I" 'I VEItSITY OF PENN-
bylvania, April 8, 184S.
Canyon City, Oregon.
Office in his Drug Store, Mam
Street Orders for Drugs promtly filled.
No professional patronage solicited
unless directions me s-rietlv followed
J. W. HOWARD, M. D.,
Canyon City, GkantGo., Okecox.
0. M. D0DS0N, M. D.,
2Px,x-o City, - Ogn.
N. H. BOLEY,
33 33?nNT T" X JSiT,
sS-Dental Rooms, OppoBito the Methodist
Canyon City, Okegon.
G. I. 1IAZELTINE,
CANYON CITY, OREGON.
caw Yonsr oxty
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The best Of Milk furnished to
HiuAone nf flnnr, n?f
3ry mooring, by the gallon or
quart; at reasonable rates.
Carpinter and "Wagon Maker
Canyon City, Oregon.
Dealer in Hardwood, Spokes
ana j? jellies, j? ukwituke,
hairs, Faints, Glass, and
; ' '
From the Oregonian
Roselmrg lias just been assessed; the
amount is over 8297,000.
All the Galice creek companies have
cleaued up for the season.
The Sterling mine will suspend op
erations for the season on the 15th.
Four hundred hed of sheep were
sold at Yoncalla last week for S400.
Mr. Abrahams laid the cornerstone
of a flue brick store st Roseburg last
The nronertv knovn as the AE
hmd Academy has been deeded to the
M. E. Church.
What appears to be a rich ledge of
cold has been discovered in a field
Maiif of the miners in Jackson coun
ty have quit work for tho season to
wait for the next supply of water.
The Douglas county grangers have
shipped their wool to San Francisco,
the price offered them by the home
dealers being thought too low.
R. R. Xinne, of the general land
office at "Washington, is in Roseburg
settling donation claim business. He
will remain about a month.
lion C. C. Beckmnn heads tho sub
scription list for the building of a Pros
byteiian church in Jacksonville, with
S10U0. About S2000 has already
Gin Lin made a clean up the other
day from which he realized over $1000.
This was the result of a sixteen davs'
run with one pipe. Wafer is fa Ilintr
fast and he will be obliged to suspend
Roseburg Star: Threshing has com
menced. Early sown grain, which was
not struck by rust, yields an unusually
large amount to the acre. Grain struck
by rust yields fully as well, but is
Sniveled and of inferior quality.
At Oakland, Oregon, Mr. Lyman
and bride were treated to a
charivari on Sunday last. Rut the ap
pearance of Mr. K. wih a double bai-
reled shotgun induced the srsrenaders
to take themselves away without re
gard to "vieh vay" they went.
Of C-ios Ray and the pi'poed har
bor of refuge the Coos Argus says: Ie-
i I .1 . rt i -II
evmS ns we uo, mat uoos nay win
11,eut al1 t,u' a'"ws. and serve to open
UV " "evoo.p ;i ncn counny, at uie
same time serving the citizens of t
irr:if. Viillfvc fif" flio infpvinr ivn Imvp
advocated it and believe it will be the
Jacksi nville Times: Harvest hands
are iu demand and farmers experience
some trouble in securing as many as
they desire. One farmer, after spend
ing the greater part of Sunday in a
fruitless search, w.-s compelled to hire
several Chinamen to assist him in get-
ting off his crop. Yet at the same
time able-bodied men were standing by
and failed to avail themselves of an
opportunity to earn an honest penny,
no doubt in the full belief that the
world owed them a living.
A gentleman named Level was in
Roseburg last week aud had the finger
of Ins left hand amputated. The rea
son for the amputation was that a
short time ago Mr. Level opened an
abcess on the hand of anoth r party
abcess on the liana oi anoui r party
with his Penknife, and shortly there-
after inflicted a slight wound upon Ink
own hand. The virus from the otherV
. . . , npttn
party s abcess clung to the blado ot the
knife used, and carried DOison to the
wound inflicted upoh Mr. Level's hand
Old debilitated men, whose
youthful indiscretions have
brought upon them diseases of
an incurable character, can find
new life an vigor in Pfunder's
Uregon .blood Flintier.
."Mada'f d a v, "would you
give me an old pair of pant?, for I'm
6tarving to death."
From the Oregonian.
Vienna, Aug. 13. Count Andrassy
stated two months ago that he would
retire as soon as the Russian evacua
tion of Turkish provinces was accom
plished and the Austao-Ilungarian ad
ministration fairly establiihcd in Ros
nia and Herzegovina.
Vienna, Aug. 13. There is extreme
difficulty in finding a successor to
Count Andrassy. Upon choice of his
successor will depihd whether the
Hungarians will continue their loyal
devotion to the dynasty. Russia is
the only power likely tobe satisfied
with the change.
The Stanard's correspondent at Pesth
says Count Schchen, conservative
(Magyar) and Count Patocki (Pole),
and a zealous partizan of Russia, have
the best chances of succeeding Count
London, Aug. 13 The Post's St.
Petersburg correspondent reports that
in ordor to colonize Central Asian
provinces, Russia has promised al! her
subjects residing therein unlimited
land grants andexenition from military
service aud payment of taxes. Gen.
Kauffman will not return to Turkistan
as governor general. Prince Dondon
koff Karckoff will probably succeed
him in that position.
Serajevo, Aug. 13 The recent
great fire postpones the inquiry of the
Austrian commission into the occupa
tion Novi Bazar.
Dublin, Aug. 13. Certain parishes
in the counties of Derby and Tyrone
will be placed under the peace preser
London, Aug. 13 Two fatal cases
of cholery occurred here last wv.ek.
The steamer Corsica from Cardiff
for New York and the Reamer Semir
amde from Boston for Liverpool, came
into colisbn 100 miles of! Patnet. and
the Semiramide went down. The crew
were saved. Roth ves-el9 were of
Some gold was received from Pairs
yesterday and bought in open market
for tho United S'ates.
Copenhagen, Aug. 13 The recent
storm in Denmark destroyed over 100
farm house?, and did incalculable dam
age to crops.
Odd Fellows in Oregon:
From the report of the proceedings
of the Grand Lodge at Albany on Miy
24th, we extract the following state
ment for year ending December 3Ut,
187$, to the Grand Lodge of tho Uni
Nubcr of lodges, 71
Number initialed 204
Number admitted by card 170
Number re instated 49
Number withdrawn 425
Number suspended or dropped 159
Number expelled 8
Number deceased 23
Number good standing 2GGS
Brothers relieved 341
Widowed families relieved 18
Paid lor -relief of brothers 10,530 55
Relief of widowed families
Burying the dead
' . ' n . S
Korado, iew jmcxico ana wasnington
V . ... .
J J 1
ing a decrease in wages.
Joseph "Wighten and W. A. Rich
ardson were killed and nine person se
riously injured by the falling of tim
bers at a barn raising at Durham, Can
ada, on the 8th.
A. T. Cochran, who lives a short dis
ance below Centerville, Umatilla coun
ty, got 812 bushels of wheat from four
acres, and 3S acre3 averaged 42 bushels
A. sclnol census of Seattte shows!
there are 1341 children of school age
in tne cirv, against iou last year.
In 1S77 the number was 871. For
a school census a total population or
4002 is estimated at this time.
At the conference at Walla Walla,
Rev. IT. K. Hines, agent of the Blue
Mountain University, located at La
Grande, made remarks showing the
condition of affairs to be favorable.
The scholarship has been surrrendereij.
Subscriptions amounting to $6000
have been taken to liquidate the in
debtedness. A professor from the
East has signified his willingness to
accept the presidency.
The Roseburg library association has
completed its organization by electing
S. F. Floed as directors. Mr. llolman
was chosen president and F. Floed
secretary. J lie articles of incorpora-
tion call for 2000 one dollar shares, of
which amouut 1400 shares have been
taken. Messrs. Renjamin, llolman and
Floed have been appointed a committee
to solicit subscriptions of books and
A report from the Columbia River
conference academy, located at Orangp-
ville, Idaho, shows that tho school is
in a iionrisning conuiuon. me num
ber in attendance was on the average,
n i . t . rm
35 pupils; S75 had been expended in
apparatus; an organ costing $200 had
been purchased; the outlook for the
future was good. Rev. Flenner was
unanimously nominated as principal for
the coming year.
Stations of Troops by Companies.
Regiment, 1st Cavalry Headquar
ters, Foit Walla Walla, W. T ; Com
pany A, Camp Winfield Scott, W. T.;
R, Camp Winfield Scott, W. T.; D,
Camp Howard, W. T.; E, Fort Lap
wai, I. T.; F, Fort Harney, Oregon;
C, Roise Barracks, I. T. II. Fort Col
ville, W. T.; K, Fort Klamath, jSrg.;
M, Fort Walla Walla, W. T.
Regiment, 4th Artillery Company
G, Fort Canby, W. T.; M, Fort Stev
Regiment, 2d Infantry Headquar
ters, Fort Cieur d'Alene, I. T.; Compa
ny A, Fort C(eur d'Alene, I. T.; B,
Fort Ccrur u'Alene, I. T ; C, Fort Col-
illo, W. T.: D, New post near Lake
Chelan, W T.j F, Fort Cmur d'Alene,
J. T; G, FoitOeur d' A line, I. T.; 11
lort Uolvule, W. J.; 1, jNew post
near Lake Chelan, W. T.; K, New
post near Lake Chelan, W. T.
Regiment, 21st Infantry Headquar
ters, Vancouver Barracks, W. T.;
Company A, Boi-e Barracks, I. T.; B,
Fort Townsend, W. T.; C, Camp Win-
' field Scott, W. T.; D, Vancouver Bar
racks, W. T.; E, Fort Towncnd, W.
T.; F, Fort Klamath, Oregon; G, Van
couver Barracks, W. T ; H, Fort Har
ney, Oregon; I, Fort Lapwai, I. T.;
K, Vancouver Barracks, W. T.
The daily newspaper said now to con
tain most reading matter is the Chica
go Times. It has sixteen page?, eight
broad columns to the page, 128 col
umns in all, and is printed in close type.
Included in its new equipments are
eight improved presses with a com
bined capacity of 90,000 copies per
hour. It paid last year over SI 00,000
for telegraphic news. It has 800 paid
rnrrannnrliuitK nnfl .'i0 Pflit.nrS and VR
A boy of fifteen and a girl of four
teen ran away in St. Clair county Ala.,
to get married. Parents caught them
the second day, procured a license, saw
tbem legally married, and each father,
taking his respective offspring . behind
him, rode home.
Four emigrant teams came into Wal
la Walla last Friday on their way to
Hangman's creek. They came from !
Leon, Iowa, and were just three months j
on tho road. J
Inside Views of the Editorial Pru
We sometimes think that an editor
has, above all other professional m-
the best opportunities of studying
is so mucn snam auu snou .
world th: t come to him to be endorsed;
so much vanity that desirGS to be fur
ther inflated; so much rascality that
seeks to be fhieldcd, or shifted upon
some other man's shoulder; so much
petty meanness that tries to pass cur
rent for generosity; and so much
wickedness and malignity that simulatt
virtue and true nobility of character
continually passing in review before
him, that it were scarcely a wonder if
he should in time grow cynical aud
misanthropic. As an antidote to thi?
, tem, ho sh,mM be a n
practical common sonf. He shonW
possess something of the judicial fual
ity, being able to weigh testimi'iiv
fully, sifting the false, and trivial from
the true and pertinent, giving each its
just value and finally rendering judg
ment with fairness and impartiality,
lie should be able at a glance to dis
tinguish between the petty spite and
malignity which seeks to employ tho
editorial lah to scourge the innocent,
.xm that solicitude for the public wel
fare which prompts a man to expose
crime because it is crime, and not from
sinister or selfish motives. To be and
do all of this he must have some nerve,
for ho will make enemies The vicious
will hate and annoy him, the shoddy
aristocrats will snub him, and the dead
beats and empirics will curse him con
tinually. But these classes are in the
minority in almost every community.
They represent but little of the wealth,
intelligence or manhood of a neighbor
hood. Gaining their displeasure, he is
morally certain to preserve his self-respect,
and to secure the respect and es
teem of all whose friendship ami ap-j
proval are worth having. It may be
argued that there are but few editors
who have attained this ideal, but it is,
nevertheless, true that the nearer they
approximate to it the more independ
ent, dignified and honorable the pro
fession of journalism will become, and
the more potent will be its influence for
crnnf in tlio -vrrlfl
Do not wrongfully accuse any o s.
Complain not of Heaven, an-
Do not despise the good thh.rv
Carelessnoss gives temptation t. a,
Do not. deceive and oppress ho or
phan and the widow.
He who does not soar higii wiii suf
fer less by a fall.
The torment of envy is like a grain
of sand in the eye.
The error of a moment becomes the
sorrow of a whole life.
Envy not those who have, despiw
not those whohave not.
Human life is everywhere in a atr
in which much is to be endured and lit
tic to be eujoyed.
People do not reflect that thry may
socn dir. If 'hey did, tne:-r quarrels
would quickly t rmmate.
At prese-it let us remove what is bud;
which n.uM always be dme before a
good can spring up.
After friendship and love, e-ii'
nevolence and that compassion wh c
unites the soul to the unfortunate.
The innocence and purity of child
hood bring bittfr heirt pan-,rs to the
sin-hardened man a-.d worldly woman.
Persevering mediocrity is much bet
ter, more respectable, and of unspeaka
ble more use than talented inconstancy.
track on the Weston
xt. nsi n has been laid to Dry creek,
within five miles of Wcstim.