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scribe and throughout the proceed with surprise and pleasure.
ings made his memoranda accord The ticket is in character more
To the E ditors of C urry C ounty , ing to the direction of the caucus. than a party ticket. It meets the
state o f f ic e r s :
“Here is a towel that is never
[Corrected and republished by request.]
O regon :
As an influence affecting the result approval af that large body of elec washed and yet is always kept
8. Senators—John II. Mitchell, J. N.
Port Orford Tribune, U. Dolph.
tors who have no political ax to clean,” said a chemist, showing at
On Saturday, the 30th of April, attained he was a cipher.
E ditor P ort O rford T ribune : 1 received from a Republican friend
For Joint Rapresentative, only grind, no favor to solicit no person the same time what appeared to the
The candidacy of myself for in Port Orford a letter containing the name of J. B. Ycagley was pro al spite to gratify. It will there
eye and touch to be nothing more or
Secretary of State—Geo. W. McBride.
County Assessor being canvassed these words: “Hearing all the ins posed ; and the question of his eli fore achieve a signal success.
less than an ordinary piece of
State Treasurer—Phil Metschan.
by my friends prior to the
Honor to whom honor is due. course cotton towelling.
Supt. Pub. Instruction, E. B. McElroy. late Democratic County Conven and outs relative to the manner in gibility being raised, he was invit
Clerk State Board School Land Com
which the Republican convention ed to appear before the meeting, The Republicana who would as
“ What sort of laundry do you
tion, I requested Mr. A. R. Zum
missioners—G. W. Davis.
was manipulated and given over to and proceeded to satisfy the dele cribe to one man or to party clique send it to?” was the natural query.
walt, who was a delegate in said
SECOND JUDICIAL D IST R IC T:
LO C A L N E W S P A P E R .
the control of one man, I do not gates by a statement of facts and the result of the memorable County
“This kind,” replied the man of
convention, not to allow my name
Judge—M. L. Pipes, .Corvallis.
feel disposed to support the ticket ample citations of law and prece Convention of March 21th, 1892, science, going over to the corner of
District Attorney—Seymour Condon, presented, inasmuch as there were
placedJn nomination by that con dent, interrupted now and then by grand as unexpected, is either sadly the laboratory and stuffing thejtowel
several aspirants for the place. In
misinformed or willing to betray into a small stove that was burning
COVNT1 OFFICEBB 1
the turn of events in said conven
On the 2d of May, at Denmark,
For County Judge the choice of his party for a mess of pottage. brightly for chemical purposes.
County Judge—M. Riley, Gold Beach.
tion the nomination went to Mr.
Let us stand by our colors. Res
another fellow-Republican stated to Floras Creek was accepted.
Commissioners—Raleigh Scott, Gold
“I understand” said the visitor,
Zumwalt himself, who subsequent
Beach. W. V. Cope Langlois.
For Commissioner, William Mc pectfully yours. W. P. L enfestey . you never use such a towel more
me that a few electors of both par
ly declined to accept. Before 1
Sheriff—F. 8. Moore, Gold Beach.
Denmark, May 11, 1892.
ties had received the impression Kay was the choice of the caucus;
County Clerk—W. G auntlett, Gold learned of any one else being a can
from a disaffected source that the but he informed the meeting that
“You are very much mistaken
didate to fill the vacancy thus caus
A re T hese Y our S en tim en ts?
there, resjxmded the chemist. “I
HE PORT ORFORD TRIBUNE Treasurer—M. B. Gibson, deputy, Gold ed, I had yielded to the solicita ticket was the choice of a clique, lie was otherwise pledged, and that
will be, in the beet and truest Bcnse
and in consequence he desired from he could not take the nomination
use such towels almost forever, and
tions of friends to stand for the po
To the E ditor of the T ribune :
,n I ndependent L ocal N ewspapkb .
Assessor—C. H . Bailey, Gold Beach.
me a true history of both the con- without the consent of those to
they almost never wear out.’.’
sition by virtue of an electoral nom
The first care of The Tribune shall be School S u p t—J. A. Tyler, Ophir.
vention and the caucus which
he was morally bound. His —The friends of the new paper be
With that he lifted off the lid of
Stock Inspector—T. W. Crook, Sr., Gold ination, and am therefore a candi
acceptance of the nomination in lieve that its advent is made most the stove again and tixik out the
c, occupy the field as a distinctively
In the county generally the opin convention the next day is proof auspiciously. Port Orford as a towel with the tongs, dipping it in
Surveyor—R. J . Canfield, Gold Beach.
place of business and a shipping
ion prevails that the Republican that he was honorably released.
cold water and then handing it
MEETINGS OF TI1E COURT«:
L o c a l C o u n ty J o u r u a l,
Circuit Court meets on the Third Mon for me to indicate briefly what convention which met at Gold
For Clerk, Floras Creek nomina point, is the best news center in the once more to the newspaper man.
method will govern my actions if Beach on the 24th of March last ted J. A. Tyler, against objections county, and no time could lie more
day in September of each year.
“ Why,” exclaimed the latter
living attention to the development and County Court meets on the first Mon elected :
placed in nomination candi entertained by delegates from Gold fitting than the present for the first “it is not even injured. What is
days in January, April, July and Sep
ostering of Home Interests and
First, then, taxation shall be dates whose
reputation com Beach. Mr. Hume, too, seemed appearance of a paper prepared to it made of,”
tember of each year
equal and uniform. To secure uni mends them to the voters of every stirred by unpleasant memories at discuss business, social and politi
“It is made of rock,” answered
I’OSTOFFCES IN THE COUNTY.
r . M.
i l O M E E N T E H I ’ H I S E S NAME OF OFFICE.
formity of taxation, assessments of political creed. It is not a secret the mention of the candidate’s cal questions independently and the chemist, “but a very peculiar
F. H. Blake taxable property must be uniform. that the nominations wero agreed name, and his smile, unlike Ah without prejudice. Its influence
kind of rock—so peculiar, indeed,
Mrs. 8. E. Cooley
The equal assessments of real es upon in caucus, and those who took Sin’s, was hardly “childlike and in the present political campaign that the ancients supposed the stuff
Is a first duty and param ount purpose,
may prove far more potent than its
,nd to the end th at the paper may be
Mrs. E. J. Burrow tate has, heretofore in this county, the initiative in the work of elect bland.” But the will of the ma editor anticipates, and therefore he of which this towel is woven to be
Geo. Dart presented the greatest difficulties to ing so excellent a ticket should not jority controlled, Gold Beach as
of a vegetable nature. They used
enabled to achieve the largest measure
E. Dodge be overcome by the Assessor and forfeit by silence the honor justly sented, and the nominee was agreed has assumed no slight responBibili- to wrap Ixxlies that were to be burn
,f success in this line, all friends of pro
A. II. Thrift much inequality has resulted.
ed in cloths of the same flax-like
gress in all parts of
Mrs. C. Guerin
In local politics, state and na
Long before the convention met,
Lands for purposes of taxation
For Sheriff, Fred S. Moore was tional party issues cut a subordi substance in order to keep the ashes
from being lost among the charred
should be classified as productive it was predicted that a clean ticket strongly urged by the Gold Beach
nate figure. The character and
agricultural land, productive ranch could not lie made; that those now men; but it was contended by other
wood of tlie funeral pyre.
C u r r y C o u n ty
abilities of those who would serve
lands, lands having a speculative holding office had an influence so delegates that an entirely new tick
“You have often heard of it un
A ttorney & Counselor at Law, value, such as town lots and sub powerful that they would again et was expected by their own con the county should be the chief sub der the name of ‘asbestos,’ though
ject of conversation. From what
Lre earnestly invited and requested to
urban property. Timber lands procure their own nomination al stituency, and that to nominate
very few people apparently have
■eport to the publisher promptly all
most without exception, in spite o»ift en one of the present officials ever party our public servants are any notion as to what it really is.
G old B each
O r eq o n .
chosen, it is their duty to adminis
terns of news; all the happenings, acci-
ed hill lands. Fixing a unit of val the widely expressed wish for an$«r \ld afford ground of d ’ssatisfac-
Enormous dcsjxjsits of it exist in
ter the affairs of the county as in
lents, incidents, inventions, discoveries
ue for wholly non-productive nqn- entire change of administration, cry. ) After a ' full comparison of
Canada and elsewhere. It is a form
ind the like in the various localities.
Will Practice in all the Courts of this spcculative lands at say $1.25 per
The importance of a change w a ^ y lr\ J. C. Miller was chosen. trust for their principals—the mass of very hard rock called hornblende,
of voters and taxpayers whose in
acre. Assessments should be made felt nowhere more deeply than n t e r
and is found in strata of a fibrous
¿Gold Beach had to yield an-
terests they are sworn to protect.
Public Land Cases a Specialty.
consistency readily divisable into
on an ascending scale up to agri Floras Creek precinct; and th
m A point.
And the less the candidate seeks
cultural lands of first quality. The readers of the Gold Beach Gaictt
Assessor, W. L. Chenoweth the office, the better, perhaps, is he silky strands resembling flax.
This likeness has given it the
by Floras Creek in fitted for a faithful discharge of his
J. II. UPTON,
in politics T he T ribune will not be
account of the proceedings of thw.
name of ‘eajtli flax.’ You can see
5ï eu I or distinctively Partisan, but i t i u . n ù y 0.1 L a w a n .l K a t a e v I’llb l i c . , W IU o t lT
should ' Republican primary of tfiiit pre'
for yourevrt (itmi this toviel bow
'f' ! '.unf the unanimous choice.
! r and absolutely Independent and
campaign, out of much it lqnks like a vegetable fa
D enm ark , C urry C o ., O reg o n .
many candidates lor the several
. . . . . ,qahnf/>
property subject to taxation, send th a t m eeting It« delegate«
debate. j J offices, the question in tlie m indof bric when w oven . An asbestos
ing out no schedules for self assess instructed to support u n flin ch in g -* H o d g in was named, and his
towel may be used for pretty near
Its columns will at all times be open Dealer in Town L its, and Improved
the considerate voter will be: ly the same purjxwes as an ordina
lv for county Judge the candidat«? qniiliflcations
anil Wild Lands.
r the discussion of measures of general
al character should be assessed at a of its choice, and to favor J. ly by J. A. Tyler, who stated, howev Which party presents the candi ry towel, and when it is dirty all
terest, or policies of a local character
like figure, only to be enhanced by Ycagley or Raleigh Scott for Joint er, that he had received a letter dates of highest character and best you have to do is throw it in the fire
fecting the welfare of our people, only T axes P a id , C ollections M a d e ,
qualifications—which men oi all on
and rake it out after a little while
ihe value of visible improvements Representative, J. A. Tyler for from Mr. Hodgin in which he ex
quiring th a t writers shall observe the
P r oceeds P romptly
in the case of improved lands to the Clerk, Alfred Miller for Sheriff, and pressed his intention to leave the the ballot, will accept public office perfectly clean.”
lies of courtesy and impersonality in
R em it te d .
end that one’s industry shall not W. L. Chenoweth for Assessor; anil State in September next, and there as a sacred trust?
“Is asbestos used for any other
ly discussion in which they may seek
To answer the question fairly to
seem to unduly augment his tax- the three who mounted horse for fore he was ineligible. Miss Stella
purposes in these days?”
engage through this medium.
J. M. UPTON,
burden. Personal property, includ Gold Beach on the morning e.r Smith was then mentioned as a la himself, many a voter will have to
“Oh, yes. It is employed for
subordinate personal friendships or
Law, Conveyancing and Real ing money, notes and accounts, March 22d, started determined io dy well qualified for the po dislikes to his sense of duty; and roofing material, boiler felting, pa
should all be assessed, and mort fulfill their pledges. How nearly sition, but the caucus finally agreed
per stock, and in mixing of fire-proof
gages at their full face value. Eff successful they were the work of that Peter Costelloe would be the where he lias received a timely fa paints for stage scenery. Also clo
Bandon, Coos County, Oregon.
orts should be made to discover and the convention proves conclusive! most acceptable candidate to the vor or suffered a gross injury, his thes for firemen and gloves to han
Early on the ground, they foui 1 county at large, and he was chosen. struggle to decide justly will lx? the dle red-hot iron with arc made of it.
A General Line of Bunches, Wild Lands assess all of the assets of the rich,
and Town Property in Hand.
since the poor are seldom in a po the Gold Beach delegates but p a r M. B. Gibson’s friends had no harder.
Sometimes the mineral is found in
It is idle to criticise present or thin sheets of interlaced fibres
sition to conceal anything. Lands ly accordant with themselves. A- opposition in effecting his nomina
AGENT FOR BANDON ADDITIONS.
past administrations. The duty of known as ‘mountain leather.’ Else
in the timber class should be val delegates from the precincts began tion as Treasurer.
the hour is the choice of men who where it is not infrequently pro
P ort O rford P roperty H a ndled .
This is the true history of the
T he T ribunne Office is Equip-
but lands valuable for the timber ternoon, the Floras Creek men caucus. No man, no clique, con can, if possible, improve on old cured in thick sheets and in that
1 with the compietesi stock of
they bear. Diligent search and in found many instructed similarly to trolled it, or influenced any one of methods, and at the end of their condition is called‘mountain cork.”
S. II. HAZARD,
quiry should be made to get all of themselves, and they decided that its nominations; and the delegates term of service render a good ac — lrnnhinylon Star.
ATTORNEY & COUNSELOR AT LAW the lands held by non-residents on Gold Beach must side with them or representing Gold Beach yielded count of their stewardship to their
The same causes that have induc
the rolls. Periodical returns from go by the board. Before evening preferences in common with those constituency and the public. “The
Empire City, Oregon.
welfare of the greatest number” ed the rapid cheapening of other
the U. 8. land office and State land enough delegates so far agreed on ♦orn weaker precincts.
should be the sentiment actuating metals have reduced the price of
Will Practice in the Supreme Court, office of entries consumated, to the the general cast of a ticket that a
The digestive work of the caucus
C itizen .
silver, It reafly has not fallen of
and all Courts of this State.
end that the tax rolls shall contain caucus was decided upon and a was admirably indorsed next day. every voter.
M a t c r i »» 1
late years in anything like the pro
all lands subject to taxation. Mer room in the hotel engaged for a con The chairman of the convention ap
portion that iron, lead, zinc, nickel
chandise and credits should be made ference at 8 o’clock.
pointed as a committee on creden
Exactly how thick is the earth’s and copper have—especially copper.
J. M. S IG L IN ,
tin and Fancy, ever brought into
to bear their fair share of the tax-
tials and as tellers of election dele crust is a hard matter to deter
ATTORNEY & COUNSELOR AT LAW burdens. I am convinced that by to party primaries and political
These causes are not only the dis
gates of acknowledged impartiality mine. Some eminent scientist be
covery of great deposits in hither
and representative of various ele lieve that the whole globe is solid
Southw est Oregon.
to unexplored jxirtions of coun
ering all property legitimately sub selection of a presiding officer or a ments that composed the assembly.
through and through ¡others believe try but the wonderful improve
Practices in State and Federal Courts. ject to assessment the total of valu line of policy on some impefrtrnt
Ample time for domination and that the terra fnma which separates
ments which have been made in
ation may be increased, and the tax measure is to lx: determined by the discussion was given, and the pro
us from the great lake of fire, methixls and machinery of mining.
ceedings were marked by dignity “which burncth forever and ever,”
Chemistry and electricity have
tle and sheep have all along been congress, they have been found a and good feeling.
STER8, BILL-HEADS, BUSINESS
is at the most but a few miles in done wonders in the way of cheap
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
assessed at about all they would necessity in economizing time, crys-
Several of the nominations were thickness. The G rman govern
ening the production of metals.
Oregon. bring in the market, and one year :alizing adverse elements, and reach
’ARDS, CIRCULARS, LETTER
confirmed by acclamation, others mental cxjiert-« were q”.ite recently
Ores of all kinds which 20 years
even more. This is not quite fair, ing a generally satisfactory result. nearly unanimously. J. A. Tyler
at work upon a sh aft near Sell lad - ago were rejected as “t«x> refactory”
Will Practice in all the Courts of this as such a system unduly burdens
HEADS DODGERS, HAND
At about the hour named ten or was chosen forclerk on a ballot 14
eabch, the especial object boing to for any use, are now regared us
these industries, besides the contin twelve delegates assembled, two of go 11—the closest vote n the con
obtain trustworliy data concerning among the most valuable. The dia
gency of hard winters and large them holding one proxy each. La- vention. The next closest was that
the rate of increase of the earth’s mond drill, the vastly-improved
losses are always to be considered. ter R. D. Hume enters; also early
temperature. This unique shaft smelters, crushers, and concentra
N o ta ry
Horses should be divided into class in the course ot the m-eting, David ?
was started in 1877, and
within tors, the great pumps and hoisting
. good line of modern Type and
1, class 2, class 3, and assessed ac Carey, of Port Orford precinct, and
O f f ic e at
the beginning of 1888 had reached machinery which have made profit
»era for the Printing of
a few other delegates, who declined
cordingly for taxation.
Raleigh Scott led a forlorn hope 1 a depth o f 1,392 metres, and was
In short, my endeavor will be, if to take any part in the proceedings. and held to his pledge manfully, j at that time the deejxist hole in the able the working of rich veins to
elected, to assess things and values None desirous of entering the When he nominated Fred 8. Moore world; at that time the temperature great depths, have all contributed
.E C A L B LA N K S,
to the cheapening of the
WM. 8. WINSOR,
as to make the tax burden bear room was excluded. Cigars were for sheriff the latter gentleman ;*t the bottom of the shaft was 48 greatly
more commonly-occuring metals.
evenly upon all, and unjustly and i prnssed around, but no liquor was
j degrees centigrade, or almost 120 Dynamite has also been a potent
Notary Public Real Estate & oppressive upon none. The rate of j present. All the proceedings were promptly declined.
factor. It will do all that powder
On all hands are heard encomi- degrees Fah. If the temperature will do, at one-hundreth the cost,
the annul 1 levy can and ought to be ' characterized by decorum, <«lm
increases uniformly at the rate tb besides doing work that powder can
immonses and Subptpnas.
reduced and to this end it shall be ' deliberation, and a clear purpose to unu of the work of the convention.
boiling point of water will be not.
PORT ORFORD, OREGON.
my resolute aim to get all of the < select from the numerous caodr-
reached when the shaft has attain
I xk &I correspondence should reach uh
taxable assets of the county on the dates for almost every office men
ed a depth of 3,000 metres (nearly not later than Monday evening. Lengthy
CAN ALSO rRINT
tax roll, and at a fair and equitable unbbjectionable to the delegates ab I publicans and Democrats could
should arrive not later
two miles); and at 45 miles the point
than Friday or Saturday. Send in the
valuation. Once so arranged fu- sent as well as acceptable to those su rcely believe that brand new
Deeds. Blank Mortgages and
nominations had been placed in the will be reached where no metal news and we will give you a news)’ pa
Notary Public & Conveyancer ' ture assessments will lie greatly present.
field, and opened wide their eye* can exist except in liquid form.
J as . P. R ussell .
Mr. Hume consented
C a rd F r o m M r. R u s s e ll.
A n Open L etter,
iob P rin tin g