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AN INDEPENDENT PAPER DEVOTED ESPECIALLY TO THE INTERESTS OP POLK COUNTY,
( $2.tM) n-:n yf.au. )
INDKPKNDENCR POLK COUxNTV OREGON, Fill DAY, APRIL, 25, 1890.
( FIVE CENTS I'Ell COl'Y. )
I Aw A
m , OR.
O P ERA
Is pleased to announce
Mohair, Seersuckers, For
Fine Shoes, Men's and C
THE WEST SIDE.
e. c. mruxD, ri blisukr.
Koal.trwl tt lh rNl taiy lu ImlriwtnUue,
rAVAMLK IN AUVANCR.
One Year ..... $i,oo
tx Mout'i .... i.oe
Three Month .... jo
Wlitti not paid in advance t jo
ItHlKpt'ii.tw I" ill Mm hca-l or aart-
iim I'-tu- i.J th yean, I'M the a ttlaniaita
rnvr, 1 n t. m ilu tin ( lh otoaaml
"altl..nla K.iin'Vt; tv.ttAlu a ulallui al
Kvu (.,! I, t Hi iirln- ltwl hlimt ri"' lot
ii tMtitiiv. whti'li i uii i4 lh larr. mam
kcoIUiv a a I III i'i. y i.iUlf4 lu lh Wlllaat
Nieaimtililr tnwalit elreulaHoa tha Wt
iib t r.ti"iiii ru.it!,-. tl to batti, ol tha baal
if A.i r-ll-lus Milium..
JOB PRINTING !
III TS !
Latest and Rest Styles,
. SO AT THS
l.0YK$T :: IJVIXi; ' RATES.
I.ICK & BlTLliR,
Physicians & Surgeons.
U. S. Examining Surgeons.
(irlcf ul.ilu( Mailt ill..
V. I'.arwtLt, M D. H. I,. Kau'HCM, M. D ,
URUWKIX & KKTCIIUM, ;
Physicians nnd Surgeons
Oltlc; Orpn Ft"' NaOunal Bank,
DR. J. K. LOCKE, j
Physician and Surgeon, j
I'uena Vista, Oregou, j
J. II. DAVIDSON, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon.
U. 8. EIAMININQ SORQEOX,
Independence, - Oregon,
DR. J. B. JOIINSOX,
All work warranted to itive the best
JOHN J. DALY,
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Olllre: Mill t , ()plte Court Hunt,
DAIXAH, Pol. It COt'NTY, CkEOON
A. M. HURLEY,
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Oltlne: Cor. Main anii Mnnmonth 8U.,
first fjatioijal BaijH
Presldnt J. S. COOPER.
Vice Preaident, L. W. ROBERTSON.
Cashier W. H. HAWLEY.
D. P. Thompaon, J". 8 Coopert
I. W. Itobfrtitn, W. W. CotMiM,
O. W. WMUaktr.
Trannneti a Kneral banalna bmlnem. Bur,
n't aella excliame on all liuorUut pulola.
rienolt renelvrf wbjenf to ebee oe on
-urtl float o dvpoall. Oolleetloui made on all
point, ou larorable tarua,
(TOlti hour,: 9 A. M. to 4 P. M.
Hatl'n burglar proof tafa teonrtd by Tala
CAPITAL STOCK, $50,000.
H. HIRSCHBERO, - Preaident.
ABRAM NELSON, Vloe President.
W. P. CONN AWAY, - Caahler.
A general banking and einhani bailneia
trannaoted; loam made; bill, dlnoounted; oom
merdal credit graiued; devoMU reoalred on
rurront account aubjact to olnck; lnteratt paid
00 time dopotlta.
Joshua MoDanlel. H. H. Jasperson,
A. J. Goodman, H. Hlrechberg.
Abram Nelson, T.J.Lee.
I. A. Allan.
thatlhe hasljust received
elgn and Domestic Sattee
J. L. STOCKT
11 l 1 n
wiUKiie ileal m
Of Independence, Oregon.
Transact a general Real Km ale HuaineM
buy and sells Property, afftcta
Insurance aud doe a general .
Con vfy mice Buaineaa,
Partie having Land for mile will find
it to their advantage to
list their raorarro
With thil Company. a they art daily
ending lint of land eaat, thu plac
ing desirable property before the real
drill of the Kaal
J. W. KIRKUN1), .President.
G. W. SIIINN,
Hquib, Sign & DrnBmentBl
Paper Hanging, Graining, l'rrsvoiiig,
Kto. Paint room opposite JuLimon'a
Stable, Independence, Oregon,
J. U. COOI'KU, Proprii-lor.
HKST HNANIIi OK
IVincs, Lprc anil Ciprs.
: .Mauufai'tiirer of
And Ieslrr In
All kinds of Harness 4 Saddlery Goods,
Csrrinne Trimming and Repairing
K. BUXCn, Mntwger.
Ia now prepared to nmkvany kind
of Canting ill
BRASS OR IRON,
On abort notire. I now at work
Bunco's Improved Grain Crusher
AeknnwMj(-H tobr Ihrhftt Rrntn enmher In
Amrricn-ir(iiiKrl,ihtnp?tBii(l mui d urn hie.
A tut I !i-t nf thr cn of work 'l.mp at thi foun
dry wilt be piiblinlird in thin paprr. Any peitmii
in want of n
-PORTAW.K RAW MUX
Can Hf fmppUni hrrr. Rfpairtim don for nil
kiul of m'ht tuttery. Main trrrt, Ilidrpriiiicucc,
Incorporated under the I,aw of Oregon.
D. T. STANLEY, 1KA C. POWRLL,
Poc a certernl banking biulniM. Right drafta
on New York, Han Kninclti-d and Portland for
any amiiiiiil. Kornlvea dpoalta auhjcot to
click or mi nprtlfli!.t.aof diMioalt. Oolleotloua
riwxlvo prompt atlciitlmi (iiianlcil by doubla
chroiioiiii'tur Vale lime lurk.
Mis Ada Jiulson.
JUDSOX & WILLIAMS,
Deal cr in
Mutton. Lamb. Veal. Pork. Hama, Hanon,
Corned Hi e(, lumrne, Kl". Pointry and llama
lu tii.-a.oii. All Uood Uriivcrua iree 01 enargo.
Jasperson & Parker,
Arcbitscts, Builders ant Contractor..
will try tiiMtr ht in pltttntfl nil. Olve them a
trial ftnd k roiiviii(!d Hint they &r worthy of
A. B. GRIGGS,
MEAT : MARKET,
S. P, Irvine, cutter, Choice mea1
eaoitantty en hand. " Davidaon'i Britk,
ilAI.NrvSS AM) SADDLES
much the Largest Stock
m, Ginghams, White Co
Furnishing Goods, Etc.
E. E. Krengel,
till I III!
-:- WAGOX REPAIRINCL
Manufacturer of the
Krengel's Iron Fence.
Mr. Thorn 11 Fennel, late of Chi
cago, au experienced horse
ihocr, makes a specialty
of that line.
Circular and Crosscut
DON K BY
E. E. KRENGEL
. YVM. JOM-S, Proprietor.
This Ferrv i now in operation, and
prepared to tranafer pawnijera anil wap
ona to or frmii the City.
It will pjy persons warjtlrj a
View of Polk County.
To crnaa the Ferry ami go lo the
top of Prospect Hill.
Elkins & Co.,
PROPRIETORS OP THR
City Truck and Trapsfer Co.
Hauling of all Kinds Done at
.1 a-aii i.
Till Feed, OaH, fit) 0 Fir Uood
HSrCollections Made Monthly,"M
C Street, Independence, Or.
A. W. HOWELL, Prop.
Flrat-claim in every reipert. Special
attention given tranaieut cuatomera. A
ample room for commercial traveler!.
Mitchell & Bohannon,
: Manufacturer of
SASH & DOORS.
SCROLL SOWING AND
Maiu Street, Independence, OrcKon.
J. H. ALEXANDER,
: Dealer in:
Drugs and Medicines,
BEUNA VISTA, OR.
TTavinK purchased tlie alnck nf Hni((
formerly owned ly I. W. Koliertmiii, I
am prepared to itiret nil the old cuato
mera, and many mure new one, I'air
aud courUoun treatment, to ul 1.
WEST SIDE JOB OFFICE,
J prepared to print II0RSR BIIJ.S
and HOP TICKETS at the lowcat pneea,
Of all kinds executed on short notice
by an experienced JOB PRINTER.
A. WILSON, Propr.
of Goods that he has ever
ods, Silks, Plushes, Lace
Please callland see him a
GEO. E H K EY,
AND GRAIN HKOKLR.
county sumrot a levcler.
Auctioneer and Appraiser.
KalliKatra uf all Cunrmilv wot k mailt aaj
Atl.ll.1. tt'Mtnttilw UH.I h..l.a lHin -
Conn wrfk al llla., tiirg.in,
Address, Dallas, Polk Co., Or,
F. J. MORRIS, Prop.
Pine Wines, Liquors
MI.XLD DKIXKS A STIX'IAI.TY.
Whiteaker Brick, Independence.
(Kataliliiilird by National authority.)
Cupiliil : National : M !
OK MALKM, ONKOUN,
CAPITAL, PAID UP, $5o,ooooa,
surplus, 1 5,000.
8. WAUACR, W w. MaRT.'K,
rir.lilrnl Vie fmlJauL
1. II AI.HrRT, Ca.bl.r.
To f.fm.ra on hM and ntlHir marrhanlahls
prudar. ma. Irani at lu aluf , alitwr layrlraM
anuMria ur ihichi warnatMiaaa.
UnfUdraaa alma m o V,,.. rkkwn.
aa rn,BMKn, )inl. liHMtua, rarta, kkfllu,
Umu kuu a4 I'Meiilta.
Prlfale Onrnian's Plari.
Wa hand in our coinimiiv a ear?
soncritoil vonng mail immml (iurnian.
ays a writer In the X. V. Suit, ami
from Itm day lie alimildaiiil a musket
he wna aiulmta lo invent a plan to
savn Hie eouniry. Hit had somewhere,
read that a prlvaje aoldler pve Napo
leou Ilia plail of a aucceasfui catiipiti'ti
and dm rewarded by liiijf iimdn a
Krnernl, and his whole time wai taken
up In linenllnif pliitia. all of which
neis knocked In Ihe. head by our c
liiin. Ous fiilluie after another hnd
nn damiieiilnu' elTicl on Private ur-
man. however. The mora he was sup-
preed the harder he thought, aiulaln
lime llnally eame. When Hnrnaliln
moved up lo attuck at Fredericksburg
(inrnian wrote hi in a Inter, iaylnj;
that he had a plan by which Lee's
whole army iioiild be driven Into Kloh
mnnd in terror or captured without
blooiUhed. The letter was tint in mioh
atroii) liuiininge that the general de
cided to inveatiunte. and Private Gor
man wan sent for to explain his plan.
Ila came buck to na a nrUoner. and
im kept in the gimnl-lmine all that
winter, anrt II wna wren mtinina i
fora we K't a chanee lo Hnd out what
had happened at licai!iUiiitcra.
Jin explained timi tie wiui iineren
nto thn nroaencn of Gen. Ilurnaiila
with enrnninnv, Identified myself an the
writer of Urn letter, and the ceiieral
wheeled on him with:
t'VVtill. how would you scatter Lees
'k.nleat thlntrln the world, crenernl."
waa the tinbiwhed reply. "Valt, for a
ark nltrht; then lei lti.ww aoiiners
Ires 11 1) aa ajiooka, put ou IiiIhs facea,
ml ernaa nr the river. Kitiih one is
lo atep softly, eronn every few second.,
and if acooHted lie la to answer that ha
i the trlinsl of a soldier alnin at Hull
Kun. The aiuht of theae spooks, will
itrike terror to every rebel's heart, and
he will either fly or surrender. If this
don't work I"
lint he got no further. He wild that
the general booted him out of the tout.
It was a million and radical euro, and
he suent no more time iilur uiiijf irreat
Mary's Mule Pup.
Marv hnd a llttlo brute. Hi fat a It
could waddle, and everywhere that
M.irv'I cn,.( tlilu little mil) would tod
dle. It tagtfod her down the street one
day, oloe up heiiinii ner nuKi?y, on,
how It Invotl to run away, una uauKiuy
ItitU in.M.u t'l'iviia ulwavs dolntr
aomothiii( wronij whon Mary turned
her back; and all trie time ne scemeu
to long to walk the railroad track. One
iit, when Mary was at cnurcn, mis
(flaky little soiunp thouirht ha would
leave hnr in the lurch and go nmt play
the tramp. Bo down upon the tie he
trod, the one the poor trumps use, till
worn out on the track he "mints and
II M . .a. 1 .
drops into a snooze. 110, lam aeieep.
did not olwerve ah, aad Indeed tho
atory tha fast express oome around
the curve; that pup went up to glorv.
There oame along a butcher man who
once had loved that pup, and with a
brush and big dust-pan ne swept mm
Nmt Wednesdav Mary
got him buck; he did not look the
same: ha would not come wnou am
oalled "Jackl" Bologna was his name.
Atehiton Globt. ,
Killing Quail In California.
11 ..., liio.rr. c-ii. last season one
market gunner killed 12,000 quail, to
accomplish which no urea w,uw iuuo.
1'hU is a large number to fall to one
gun, and rather put to shame the
EoBHleil records of eastern gunners,
whoso occasional total of 800 or 400
birds during the open season never
tails to be recorded by the rural news
paper. The California record li ot
oled ai an txceptlonal ou.
carried: consisting of Pla
s. Ties, Cotton, Zepher a
nd he will Surprise you, a
eading Dry G
In and Fancy Lutsres,
nd MerinoUnderwear, T
t thea mount of Goods an
oods House of
Obloiod Mississippi Floods will Cause
Immigration to the Northwest.
CONSOLIDATION of WHITE LEAD FIRMS.
Omaha Ctarhnai Commit Hoirlds. 01a-
ease and Htarrk Trail.
The lower Miasiaaiiiiii ia the blithest
The Red River Presbyter? volea
It la stated that the Oermsn reiclmtaK
will open on May 0.
A German Kvanuellcal church opens
in Chicago with a row.
Duluth riparian cases are" decided by
the state supreme court.
Htriklng plumbers In Chicago talk of
starting co-operative shops.
Arkansas City. Ark., baa 11.000 imoide
homeless trnm the floods,
Cuba is excited over pnwiavtlva an
nexation to the United Htatus,
The sdmieaicm of Idaho is decided up
on by the Republicans ol the house.
The Kteeln court martial reunite in a
sentence n( reprimand aud confinement.
The lease of the Vlaronain Central by
the Northern I'acillc ia formally an
nounced. The Chicago board of trade is power
less thus far in preventing quoUtiona
from leaking out.
Aaalatant Poiitniajitr (Itineral (Mark-
eon admits the complete (allure ol pro-
,. 1 i.i. 1
11 1 im tun in lows.
tMnatnr Cullotn intnaluces a bill to
make things more unpleasant fur the
Mormons than ever.
Two thousand Ave hundred Utah Mor
mons are to migrate lo the Canadian
Nortbwtst this spring.
Horace Kmller, a New York printer,
shot and killed hia wife because she re
fused to live with him.
1 !.: ......
.vuivaa" I 1 lim.n. twit hi.ib
rbargus against the city authorities in
connection who gaiiioiing.
A system of messenger pigeon stations
is being ectahliHlied throughout Canada
to ahsiat in detecting poacher.
The Riaiilian bisbnps will shortly is
sue a pastoral refusing lo consent to the
separation of church and state.
As Ihe result of a dispute in a restau
rant at Dchrevxin, Hungary, forty chal
lenges to duels have been issued,
A bouse committee will visit Southern
states and investigate charges of corrupt
practices made against fetleral olticials.
The two steamboat companies oerat
ing between ISt. l'aul and M. Louis make
an agreement touching the season's bus
iness. The Massachusetts house has adopted
without division a bill making nine hours
a h-iral dav'a work in state and municipal
Nine hours wilheut a reduction in
wages has been granted the 2,200 work
men employed in twelve of the marble
factories in Boston.
It is predicted that the Ohio and Lower
Mississippi river Hoods will cause a large
immigration from the inundated districts
lo the Northwest.
Sixteen persons are poisoned in Ar
kansas by eating wild turkey that bad
eaten bait impregnated with strychnine.
Twelve will probably die.
Owing to the prevalence of smallpox
at rini'iis the American squudron of ev
olution will not go to Athens. The
squadron remains at Corfu.
The bouse on the old homestead of
Horace (ireely near ('happanat)iin,
N. Y., and occupied by his (laughter,
baa been destroyed by fire,
The trust tecently founded for the pur
pose of controlling glucose and starch
has purchased the extensive works of the
Voorheoa March company in Danville,
The crusaders excitement at Karming
ton, Mo., is still at fever heat. The two
wrecked auloona will not be reopened.
The women destroyed llfty-llve barrolu
anil eleven canes of peer,
Six of the loading concerns manufac
turing white load in Now York have con
solidated under the name of the National
Lead Company of New York. The com
bined capital la $1,000,000.
Dudley Furl in, president of the Lima
(Ohio) Oil company, ia authority for the
statement that the property and fran
chises of that company have been sold
to the Standard Oil company.
A coachman named Gotloib Benson
blew out hia brains in the parlor of
Millionaire.1 N. H. Patrock at Omahu
in the presence of the setvant girl, who
had refused his offer of marriage. .
Edward Sylvester, Charley McOran
and Harry Williams, three of the most
expert counterfeiters in the United
States, were arrested at RufTalo, N. Y.,
while at work turning out counterfeit
The Portuguese government has in
vited one firm in America and several
firms In other countries to make tenders
for the construction of four new cruisers.
Notendera from English firms are In
vited. A new manager of the Savoy hotel In
London offended the chef, who immedi
ately struck, followed by sixty cooks.
Then the waiters, maids and porters
struck, and the hotel is practically
able Linen and Bed Cove
d with his Prices.
" SPORTING " NOTES. "
California Represented by Three Com
binations In the East.
JACK DKMI'SET IN PORTLAND, OREGON.
All arootii) Hporling Notes. Bawball Sea
Jack Iavis will come to the coast iu
about two weeks.
Peter Jackson w ill lie among his Cali
fornia friends in a Very short tune.
Tha AlnitiMila fllvmtil f'hih will vivM
Its monthly party on the lrith int.
Twenty-live Olympic athletes are
training on the new ground of the club.
Iluirh W. Collender, the veteran bil
liard player, died in New York on April
Jim Full la atill on tb f :nntK k:
looking for battle with a local heavy
William K. Vanderbilfs stables al
Oakilnle, L. 1., are completed. Cost
The member of the Acme Club are
contemplating a croaa-country run in the
The Oakland arid Alameda tennia
players are practicing; daily fur the com
At the recent Louisville, Ky., disaster.
Chas. E, Davie and Peter Jui Lon had
"Senator" Morgan's bicycle leain has
disbanded, several of the uieiul)era re
tiring to private life.
President Hammond of the Olympic
Club tisolf Jim Corbctt as a sure w in
ner of a four-round go with (Sullivan.
Jack Itompsey is in Portland and will
watch fur the onU oine of the "Murine"
Young Mitvhrll battle with an anxious
Tom White of Chicago, and Hilly
Itrennan have signed urticlea to light in
May in Chicago, at 128 pounds, fur H00
Joe Choynski ia taking a rest prior to
starting in for hia training to meet Jeck
Davis at Ihe Orci.lnnlal ( lub next
The Dayton, Ohio, Athletic ( bib have
arranged a glove light lietucnu Jack Bo
Ian uf Cincinnati, and Hilly Corcoran of
A. Cock hum 'a aged bay horse Jexree
won the Nottingham Spring llandicnti of
500 sovereigns, at Nottingham, England,
on April 1.
W. Hatpin of the New Jersey Athletic
Club, who has a record of ll;l feel for a
running broad jtiui p. leaves for Europe
iu a short time.
Richmond, Va., sports are in high
glee, nuw that a bill has been passed to
allow glove contests. Pugilism is boom
ing and no mistake.
The directors of the Olympic Club will
hold a meeting on next Monthly evening,
and on May 6th the club will see its
It seems now to be a sure thing that
Corbett will meet Sullivan inside the
next two weeks. In the meantime Jim
will have a go at Dominick McCall'cry.
The National Athletic Club, a piomi
nent amateur organization of Brooklyn,
N, Y,, at a recent meeting unanimously
elected Richard K. Fox an honorary
The great chess player, Mux Judd, is
expected to arrive in St. Louis about
April 11, when the minor details of his
mated with Sliowalter lor a fitHl stake
will be arranged.
Gaudaur savB he will be most happy
to row Hanlun, . ex-champion of tiie
world, a three-mile race any time before
July 1, U0, for as much money aa Air.
Ha'nlan wants to row for up to f"i,000.
Mike Lueio has been granted six
weeks leave of absence by the Golden
date Club, in order to allow him to ac
company Iho Murine" on his Eastern
spurring tour. They give their first ex
hibition at Leadville, Col.
The baseball season will be an inter
esting une, and the struggle between the
players of the Drotlierhoutl and the Na
tional League will create no little inter
est. Which of the two rival organiza
tions will make or break themselves
November next will decide.
The young ladies of the clium of 'ill, of
the Packer Collegiate institute, Brook
lyn, N. Y., have formed an athletic club.
They exercise regularly in the gymnasi
um and engage in long walks or tricycle
rides on Saturdays. They have not yet
decided to give athletic games.
The ureal. Knirlinh Collie dog. Christo
pher, accordion to an English sporting
sheet, wiucn was nrsi in tne recent.
tlon Collie dog show, 1ms it ia stated,
been sold to Mr. Michael Hurrison of the
Chestnut Hill Konmtla, Philadelphia for
$1,000, the hia-heat price ever paid for
California is now represented by three
snarrii.B combines in the hast. Hig 11 nd
little McAulifl'e, under the management
of Billy Madden , Murphy and Gibbons
under the management 01 "Parson" Ab
rahams, and Ueorgo La Blanche and
Mike Lucie who are liemg piloted by
Phil Sesstinger. , ,
There was a spirited cocking main be
tweon Htoneham and Wakefield birds on
the morning of March 27, near Wake
field: the Stoneham birds winning by
the close score of 10 to 0. Throe birds
nn.a blll.i1 in tYiA vtlf ami flva dia,l mif
side. The main was for $50 a battle and
$'iuu n th ona Mine.
Nuns Veiling, Albatros,
rs, Ladies' and Children's
Frank Harper, the San Jose Fire
Bug at Liberty.
BICKLETON EIRE. NEIIALEM COUNTRY.
Travel lietweui Marina and Polk Ceintfest
b the Increase.
Heavy rain falls in the Northwest.
This season's log cut is the largest
ever known in the Northwest.
Argument of counsel was commenced
at Sun Francisco in the Iilythe case.
Cheney olllcials have tieen busy lately
In arresting and chasing tramps out of
William Ronnie, tne opium smuggler,
did hot aiinear fur trial in Kjtn Francisco.
and forfeited (JoOO bail.
The contractors of Montcsano are
taxed to the utmost to meet demands in
the ceustructiun of many new buildings.
Richard V. Dey, of San Francisco,
private secretary to John W. Mackay,
was seriously attacked by heart disease
II. M. 8. Warspite, a turret ship, is on
her way to BhMi Columbia. Whe will -lie
tho lar-iai man-of-war ever in the
Frank Hunter, the notorious San Jose.
Cel., firebug, has been released from
jail, having served a ten years' term, de
The Wallowa Chieftain has finally
summed up slot losses, in that county
as follows: Cattle, 10 per cent. : sheep,
5 per cent; and horsea, i per cent.
The Nehalem river country has a great
future before it. The river is long and
free from obstructions, and traverses a
tine belt of heavy timber throughout its
Robert Brady, pioneer of California
and a resident of the city of San Diego
for twenty years, died from the effects of
an overdose of morphine taken to pro
The Seattle Journal aays that 0 the
relief fund fJ0,(HK) remains unexpended,
and suggests that the balance be devoted
to assisting in the establishment of a
homo for friendless boys and girls.
Jarvis Emigh's store at Rickleton was
burned shortly after midnight April rt.
Tha buihling and contents were a total
loss. Loss, ltKK); insurance, $1500.
The fire is thought to have been of in
cendiary origin. .
Trim-ess Martha Eagalitcheff, who
goes about denying that Siberian prison
hells are uncomfortable, and that the
czar is a monster, ia deeply offended be
cause people think her a paid Russian
agetit. Slie is now in San Francisco.
The Sun Francisco Examiner's special
advertising train has been started on its
travels, going first to San Jose. The ex
pedition will cost $Ji'.',000 and will visit
and write up all points in the state that
can bo reached by standard gauge track,
The new steel cruiser, the Monterey,
will be launched about October 15, at
San Francisco. Work will be delayed
somewhat by important changes in the
plans of the vessel. Instead of one six-teen-inch
gun, two twelve-inch guns will
Tillamook is beginning to receive due
recognition at the bunds of congress and
the government authorities. The estab
lishment of a life-saving station at that
place will be of great benefit and will
give mariners more confidence in enter
ing the jiort.
There was brought into Redding, Cal.,
tho other day a nugget of gold mixed
with quartz, valued at $500. The loca
tion of the find is kept secret pending
proper location of the claim, Mora gold
is supposed to be hidden where this
lump was discovered.
The travel across the Willamette river
between Mmion and Polk counties ia
growing. An average of from seventy
live to 100 leauirf cross daily. On Satur
day lust tip to 6 o'clock 120 teams had
crossed. The new steam ferry will fill a
much needed want.
The work of clearing the timber off of
the hill just south of Fairhaven is being
pushed, and good progress is being made.
At night tiie burning timber shows to
good advantage, many trees being 100
feet in height, and are a mass of flame
from the bottom to the top.
Colonel Van Cleve, of Scio, states that
the men who are opening a coal mine
near that place have struck a vein of
coul ten feet thick at the end of a thirty
foot tunnel., Thev propose to develop
the mine thoroughly and expect to prove
that they have a Valuable coal deposit
Will D. Jenkins has divided King
county, outside of Seattle into seventeen
districts, and Seattle into fourteen dis
tricts, for the purpose of facilitating the
taking of the census. He estimates the
population of Seattle at 41,500, and of
the county out of Seattle at 23,500. To
During the past three weeks a move
ment has boon going on looking to the
organization of a Cbehalis street railway
company. It is understood that no
money bonus will be asked, but a liberal
oiler to land for the company's use at
the beginning and terminal point of the
road, will be expected.
A Garfield citizen, according to the
Enterprise, has discovered that the
squirrels that are shot and left on the
ground ara devoured by their fellows,
and he has turned the knowledge to ac
count. When he kills a squirrel he cuta
a hole in it and puts in strychnine, and
in this way has killed a large number of