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P U B L IS H E D E V E R Y
W E D K ^ d AY|
J. M. S H E P H E R D .
Office in Pierce’s Hall.
S ubscription :
■Jix Months,.......................... .. . . . . .
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BAKER COUNTY, OREGON, W E D N E S D A Y , JU LY
s. M. P E T T E X G I U & CO., 10 S tate
Street, Boston, 37 Park Row
anciTOl Chesumt street, P h iladelph il are
ourAgents lor procuring advertisements
iorthe B edrock D e m o c r a t in h » o ilnts
cities and are a u th J iS u k 1^contract for
advertising at our lowest rates.
PORTLAN D ADVERTISEMENTS.
M ILLA RD & VAN SCHÜTTER,
89 Front and 40 First street,
m eTvan fiK °W prepared to do all kinds of
bkBrates°EK ° D 8h° rt DOtice and at reasona-
B.—-All Job Work MUST BE PATD
FOR ON DELIVERY.
^ rA liJ
TMPORTERS and WHOLESALE DEAL-
J js« r8 in Foreign and Domestic L iqu ors.-
Doors, Windows, and Blinds
R E L I G I O I S N O TIC E S .
v ^ Up i ° CST ? e ? ev‘
Newton, of the
M. E. Church, South, will preach at the fol
lowing times and places: 1st Sunday in each
month, at Eagle Creek, at 11 a . M.,Vnd bAt-
urday night previous; night at Gem City;
Monday night loliowing, Mam Powder River,
at Mr. Sanders ; Saturday night and 2d Sun
' ^ W m p iH e ; Tuesday night following,
horth Powder, at Riggs’ school house; Wed
nesday at Wolf creek; Thursday night, Union-
town; Friday night, Iowa acsool bouse; Sat
urday night and 3d Sunday. 11 a . m ., Rus
sell a school house: night, La Grande: Tues
day night after, Liberty school house; Wed
nesday night, Forest Cove, Dixie school
house; Tnursday night, Kindall’s school
house; Friday night, Indian Valley; Saturday
night and 4th Sunday at 11 a . m ., Dry creek
schoolhouse; night, Summerville; Monday
night following, Union town; Tuesday night
R eligious .— Rev, A. J. Joslyn will fill ap
pointments as follows, until further notice:
1st Sunday each month at Union, at 11 a . m ,
_ The Cove, at 3 p . m .
2d Sunday Summerville morning and eve’ng.
3d Sunday, Cove at 11 a . m .; Lnion 3 p . m .
4th Sunday, Pocahontas at 11 a . m .; James’
School House at 3 p. m ., and Baker City
at 8 p. m .
Monday evening following, Rye Valley; Tues
day and Wednesday evening, Mormon
Basin; Thursday evening at Eldorado.
R eligious . - -Rev. G. W. Clancy, o f the
Baptist Church at Wingville, will preach at
the District School House, in Baser City,
the second Sunday of each month at 11
o ’clock, A. M.
-A .. 3 ? . H o t a l i n g & C o .
Sole Agents for the
J. H. Cutter Old Bonrboii I M y ,
And Importers of
Fine Wines and Liquors,
431 Jackson Street, San Francisco,
25 FRONT STREET, PORTLAND,
Importer and Dealer In
Boots, Stationary, Toys, Music And
N E W SP A P E R S,
FRANKLIN BOOK-STORE AND SANTA CLAUS’
Brick Building, 105 Front street, Portland,
ENTAL ROOMS, No. 89, First street,
Portland, Oregon. The late and îm-
proved styles o f work at reduced rates. Ni-
trous oxide for the painless extraction of
W A T K IN S ,
T. C. HYDE,
N o t a r y P u b l ic .
S te rn s &
A tto r n e y s
B A K E R CITY, OREGON.
L. O. S terns will attend the Courts of the
Fifth Judicial District, and of Idaho and
Water Rights and Mining Litigation a
S pecialty .
Collections promptly attended to.
Juno 18, 1878.n6y
P R A C T IC E IN A LL COURTS
of the Stato. Mr. Lawrence, the resi
dent partner, will attend to the business in
Baker and Union Counties.
I. D. HAINES,
TTORNEY AND C O U N SE L O R AT
L Law, Baker city, Oregon.
Advances made on good mortgages, bonds,
»otes and accounts, left for collection, when
J. M. S H E P H E R D ,
B A K E R CITY, OREGON.
Attorney aM Counselor at Law,
W ill practice in the Courts o f the Fifth
Particular attention paid to Collections.
April 2, 1873 -n47y.
J O S E P H H. S H I N N ,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
ESPECTFULLY INFORMS THE CIT-
_^_w izens of Eastern Oregon that ho has lo
cated in Baker City, and gives strict attention
to hia Profession.
[CyOflice at J. IV. Wisdom’s Drug Store.
[£?"■ Residence at the end of the street
north of the Catholic Church.
Baker City, Nov. 5, 1872.-n26tf.
T . 1ST. S n ow , M . D .
Physician and Surgeon,
B A K E R CITY, OREGON.
the City Drug Store.
O f f i c e — At
MEDICAL E X A M IN E R
F or the New Y ork Life Insurance Co
« AtwoodL, M. D.
(Graduate of the Medical Department ot
the Willamette University,)
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
BAKER CITY, OREGON.
DB. D. D. STEPHENSON
zem of Bakex City and vicinity that he
will soon be with them again prepared to do
all kinds of
N. B.—Those indebted to either the Hotel
or Saloon are requested to appear at the
Captain’s office and settle.
GEORGE SALLY, PROPRIETOR.
OF TH E
B a n k
E x c h a n g e ,
West Side of Main Street,
the very best o f
SUPPIED W ITH
CIGARS, & c . , A c .
The Proprietor o f this New Establlsh-
ment will be pleased to see his Friends
and the Public give him a call, and he
will try to make them feel AT HOME.
Baker-City, Jone 12, 1872.-no5v3tf
C. JA C O B S ,
H e a le r
D r . E c 3?. T i e r n e y ,
in the most substantial manner.
Baker City, March 12,1873.n44tf.
S A L O O N 1
Liquors, Wines and Cigars of the best
quality. Phelan’s Improved Billiard Tables
all in good order.
WINES and LIQUORS
C o n v e y a n c e r ,
Stages leave this House for above and be
low, and also for Clark’s Creek Eldorado,
Gem City and Sparta.
Connected with the Hotel will be found a
Will attend to Conveyancing and making
ABSTRACTS OF TITLE.
Baker City, Sept. 11, 1872.
espectfully informs t h e
. enlarged and re
"W h o le s a le
T fitted, and is now the best Hotel on the
Umatilla and Idaho stage route
H. S L A T E R ,
O U R W A S H IN G T O N L E T T E R .
dieting bis previous statement a
W a s h i n g t o n , Julv 8th 1873
w *v e s
daughters need recreation
Besides this the dust was not rais
Th. Patron, of H u.b.n.lr,. ’ i Mid tb , f&cilitie,
Opposite Odd Fellows’ Hall, Main Street,
in a cloud; bnt had it been I pre
In the summer ot 1868 a couple of I m,nd “ d *“ *
" “ muc h“ citJ
B A K E R C IT Y , O R E G O N ,
from the theory of W. B. Mor
‘ W do not bare these
W ould respectfully Inform the publie that ladies called upon me, at my office
he has recently received a well se-
r is , S u p e r i n t e n d e n t f e e l k b o f j h e
in Washington, and a,red me to an-
“ “ ■[
lected and fresh Stock of
u b l i c pulse, he would have endors
nonnee that a new order or secret so
ed an extra lick on the team.
ciety had been recently founded in
to the acquisition of knowledge than
His letter is certainly a most
the city. As I was supplying sever
is usually found in any one farm erilo cowardly and corrupt effbi
Patent Medicines, al W estern and Southern papers with house, more frequent opportunities extermination—his unraveled tale
Washington letters, I was on the
of listening to lectures, readings and presents a tissue of tangles, that
look out for anything aboat which I
discussions by the ablest men and would defy the hero of the Gordian
coaid make an interesting paragraph
women of their respective townships Knot.
—so I read with care some printed
DR. G. W. NEWSOM.
and counties, and of comparing their
For Medicinal purposes. Family Medi documents the ladies left with me,
intellectual progress, their aesthetic
cines carefully prepared. Prescrip
\ e w P osta l L a w ,
setting forth the objects of the new
tions accurately compounded,
at all hours o f the day or
order, its organization <fcc., and was
night. Give us a call.
all the great questions of the day
The following brevities of the law
so favorably impressed that I wrote
with those of their neighbors. They will be found convenient for refer
a letter on the subject which was
D R U G
S T O R E !
need also more of the refining influ- ence. The new law went into effect
July 1st 1873: •
widely copied. Thus early commen
Two doors North of Western Hotel,
ence of vocal and instrumental mu
1. Franking privilege abolished.
ced my acquaintance with the "P a
BAKER CITY, OREGON.
sic. In nearly every county there
Postmasters supplied with
trons of Husbandry” now a power
W. WISDOM TAKES PLEASURE IN ful order, which, if the beneficent
3. Official stamps must not be
• informing the citizens of Baker coun
es of fine musical taste and powers
used except for official business.
ty that he has a large, new and fresh assort purposes and wise metLods of its
who would be willing to perform oc
4. Stamp of oue department can
founders be adhered to. is destined
casionally for the gratification of not be used for correspondence of
Drugs and Medicines, Oils, to effect, at no distant day, a radical
their neighbors, if the proper condi another.
but peaceful amelioration of our
5. No matter can pass through
tions existed. These musicians
the mails free.
present social system.
would also be greatly benefited,
6. Postage must be collected on
For medicinal Purposes. Groceries, Cigars
T h e F o u n d e r » o f th e N ew O rd er.
published in the county
are Wm. Saunders, O. H. Kelly, W.
M. Ireland, John R. Thompson, Rev.
7. Exchanges not free. Publish
Dr. John Trimble, Rev. A. B. C/rosli young people—for that matter, the ers must pay postage on each ex
Fancy A rticles;
andT. Bryan. The first of these old people, too—should have, occa change received.
Y A N K E E NOTIONS, AND gentlemen, Mr. Saunders, is a sionally, according to the season, a
8. Postal cards uncalled lor ore
sent to the dead letter office.
And a general variety o f Goods of that Scotchman by birth, and about fifty picnic, a good dance, a good sapper,
Postal cards cannot bo sent a
and a good time generally.
OS’“ Prescript ions prepared at all hours. years of age. He has been about 25
I see that this letter already occu
City and country trade solicited.
10. Ordinary cards can be trans
years a citizen of the United States,
through the mails by affixing
and was superintendent of the prop
a one cent stamp, provided the en
T H E N D E R S O N
agating garden of the Department
tire message is printed. Tho address
B A K E R C IT Y , OREGON ,
of Agriculture when the measures and that I have thus far, referred on may be written.
ly to the social, recreative and edu
The following are the new postal
MANUFACTURER AND DEALER
were initiated which gave birth to
cational needs of the agricultural rates:
Letters—Threo cents for eeoh half
perior man. Perhaps the most population which the new “ Order” ounce or fraction thoreof.
Harness, Collars, Hobbles,
marked characteristic of his mental was designed by its founders to sup
Drop Letters—Where delivered
organization is his thoroughness.— ply. In another letter I shall refer by carriers, two cents for each half
to the methods by which it was de ounce or fraction thereof. At other
You feel, when he speaks confiden
to help the farmer to Bave offices, one cent for each half ounce
tly on any subject, that he has in
money in his purchases, to make or fraction thereof. -
vestigated it from many standpoints,
Etc., Etc., Etc.
Printed Matter—One cent for each
has labored over it and has thor more money on his »ales, and to far two ounces or fraction thereof. Seed
oughly mastered it. You are con ther, generally, his material interest bulbs, cuttings, roots, scions, chro-
Repairing done at
mos and engravings are classed with
vinced, also, that he is in earnest, and those of his family.
A. F. B.
says nothing for effect, and baa no
Merchandise—Two cents for each
T H E L A T E ST A G E A C C ID E N T,
other motive than that which he de
two ounces or fraction thereof, lim
ited to twelve ounces. When any of
clares. Mr. Saunders is a land
B a k e r C i t y , O., July 17th, 1873. the above matter is mailed wholly
scape gardener by profession, but
3V. W \ L3nm ie li
E d it o r D e m o c r a t :—T o the pub- unpaid and by inadvertence reaches
a k e s p l e a s u r e in in f o r m in g
he has not confined his studies to
the truth is due concerning the its destination doublo rates shall be
the Citizens of Baker City, and Public
charged and collected.
in general, that he is now running the
accident to one of the N. W. Stage
the other material sciences popular
Co’s.., Stage coaches, team and pas
T e r m i n u s o f t h e N. P. R a i l r o a d .
ly supposed to be all-sufficient, with
Lately owned and run by James Stewart.
—The Kalama Beacon, the recogniz
experience, to the achievement of
He is prepared to do all kinds o f Work in
inst, and in response to the mendac ed organ of the Northern Pacific
the Blacksmithing line as well as it can be the highest success in his profess
done at anj shop in Eastern Oregon, and at ion. Appreciating the necessity of ious “ gobblings” of one W. B. Mor Railroad, of July 14th, says:
moderate prices. He pays particular atten
ris. would say: I was a passenger on
We understand that the Northern
being familiar, also, with the lavys of
the inside of tho coach, so also were Pacific Railroad Commissioners—
the human mind and of the human
Judge Rice and Capt. Ainsworth—ap
and is satisfied that he can give satisfaction tastes that his art is designed to grat two other gentlemen, both white men pointed to select a terminus for the
not chinamen, and one John A. Post
with his work. Call and try me.
main line of the Northern Paciflo
ify, he has devoted a fair share of
F. w - : BUNNELL.
on the driver’» box at the same time. Railroad on Puget Sound, have, after
Baker City, Jan. 22,1873.n38tf
his time to metaphysics and aesthet
I certainly think, in view of all a very careful examination of various
ics. He still retains his position in
the facts, that the result of his so harbors on the Sound, and after hav
B l a c k s m i th in g .
the Department of Agriculture.
called investigations, advertise his ing given full hearings to all parties
T h e F ir s t «‘ N a t io n a l G r a n g e . "
interested, and maturely considering
HE UNDERSIGNED RESPECTFULLY
informs the Citizens ot Baker County, was organized on the evening of ingenuity as a falsifier, more con all propositions for aid, by different
and the Public generally, that he has opened
spicuously than as a Spt., unless he localities, some of which have been
December 4th, 1867, at the office of
A BLACKSMITH SHOP
thus proclaims himself the Supt., of exceedingly liberal, finally selected
Mr. Saunders, when the following
a point on the south side of Com
In the wagon shop of Frank Schlund, where
mencement Bay, in township 21,
he is prepared to do all work in the Black-
He says, “ at the last moment when range 3 east, of Willamette meridian,
smithing line as cheap and as well as it can Saunders, D. C.; Lecturer, J. R.
be done at any other shop in Baker City.
tho forewheels were in the ditch;” for that terminus.
Thompson, Y t.; Overseer, Anson
Give me a call and trv my work.
In this, we think the Commission
this model driver discovered that the
W. J. CORDELLE.
Bartlett, Ohio; Steward, Wm. Muir,
have acted wisely, as the harbor
Baker City, Jan. 27,1873.n38tf.
same ditch had been deepened since
Mo., Assistant Steward, A. S. Moss,
selected cannot be excelled for salu
his last trip the day before, thns lea brity of climate, extent, safety, and
N. Y .; Chaplain, Rev. A. B. Grosh,
M itc h e ll W a g o n s
ding the inexperienced to suppose ease of access both by sea and land,
Pa.; Secretary, O. H. Kelley, Minn.;
that to go heedlessly at full speed, by any harbor in the land. Persons
Gate Keoper, Edward P. Faris, 111.
across ditches, is au inseperable interested in particular locations
Most of these officers were residents
may for the moment be disappointed
characteristic of a good driver. Thie in the action of the Commissioners,
Enquire at the
of Washington, and connected with
would conclusively argue that W. but the commercial world will un
Wagon Shop of
one or other of the departments of
B. Morris is not even a goo I blow hesitatingly approve.
the Government; the others were
By reference to a map of country,
residents of their several States, and
it will be seen that the location se
“ If I had only kept my seat,” well
Baker City, June 4, 1873,-n4tf
lected is at the head of deep water
were not present, but were elected
what then, why, Mr. Morris would on Commencement Bay, south o f
because of the interest they had
have been saved the tax on his fund the present town of Tacoma, and
manifested in the matter, and with
of falsehoods, and the verdant pub combines more advantages for a
the hope that they had manifested
great commercial city, destined to
r p H E FALL TERM OF THE BAKER to 6erve. It was thought proper to lic would have been denied his flow represent and become a great em
City Academy will open on the 9th of
of soul; its opinion would not have porium of trade, beyond any other
- in the NEW BUILDING, elect the officers of the National
blockaded on the subject, nor mart on the Pacific Coast, and we
under the supervision of.
Grange for a term of five years, since
its senses ostonnded with a panor sincerely feci assured is to become
S. P. BARRETT, A. M.,
the majority of them had actively
ama view of bis real character. If the second oity of the New World!
Late of Dalles City, Oregon.
As an earnest of the faith reposed
aided in establishing the organiza
I had only been calm enough to re in the location, we hear, that mate
The Directors feel waranted in saying that
our School will fully retain its present high tion, and, having matured their plan main in a five passenger coach, ca rial for a $25,000 printing office is
reputation under the management of PROF. of operations, desired a sufficient
reening fearfully, with four spirited being preparylto be shipped at once
BARRETT, and they assure the Public that
no expense or pains’ will be spared to make time to carry it out in accordance horses hitched to it going at full to Tacoma—to include newspaper,
job printing and book bindery.
it a first Class Institution.
with their own preconceived ideas.
speed, over a road crossed at irregu
Mr. Barrett will be assisted by
Soon after a subordinate Grange was
lar intervals by ditches, with the
A b a r r i s t e r , to avenge himself on
M rs . B arrett , as P beceptbess .
established in Washington as a
reins dragging on the ground, this an opponent, wrote “ rascal” in bis
T o r m s:
school of instruction, and to test the
supernumerary Morris could have hat. The owner of the hat took it
up, looked rnefnlly into it, and, tur
Primary Department, per Quarter,
$10 00 efficiency of the ritnal. This Grange
appreciated my stupidity and self ning to the judge, exclaimed, “ I
Preparatory and Academic, “
15 00 ;
3 50 j numbered about sixty members.
possession. Yet how strange it is claim the protection of this honora
6 00 M o tiv e s a n d p u r p o s e » o f t h e F o u n d .
that the other two passengers should ble court, for the opposing counsel
Tuition Invariably in ADVANCE.
has written his name in my hat, and
A. H. BROWN, President.
The gentlemen connected with the ape my conduct and be wise.
W m . F. M c C rary , Sec’y.
I have strong suspicion that he in
I am glad however that the letter tends to make off with it.”
organization of the “ Patrons of Hus
W A M T U n
We will give energetic
bandry” had been long convinced is no longer, the farther he goes the
>Y A IN 1 -EiLL
Men and Women
J ohnny E abley wishes to dispose
that the only way to keep young more morbid becomes his growing
B usiness th a t w ill P a y
from S4 to §8 per day; can be pursued in men from crowding into the cities appetite to devour the truth;—In of all his property in Idaho territo
your own neighborhood, and strictly hon
orable. Particulars free, or samples that from the rural districts is to show deed t’would be difficult to determ ry, including his horse Rival, mare,
will enable you to go to word at once, will
besenton receipt o f two three cent stamps. them how to make their country ine whether he intends to covertly Emma McCormick, and a bend of
LATHAM & CO.,
homes more attractive, and the vo- impeach his matchless driver,or him some 1,500 head of.abeep. Tfy'e stock
IK Washington Street,
1 cation of a farmer more independent self, or both, were it not for contra is all blooded, and the beet in Ida)*-'.
xfl’ s i r c i O T ,
Farmers and their
H o te l.
B a k e r C ity, Oregon..
A -tto r n e y -a t-L a w ,
"W e s te r n
B A K E R C IT Y , O R E G O N .
R EID & FLETCHER, Prop’r.
A t t o r n e y s -a t -L a w ,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
FFICE, Odd Fellows’s BuildiDg. Resi
dence, corner of Main and Park streets,
Portland, Oregon. [^"Special attention to
diseases of the Eye and Ear.
M AIN STRE E T,...........................................BAKER CITY,
LAWRENCE & DEGAN,
H yd e,
a n d C oun selors A t-L a w ,
D r u g S to re .
S J M’CO R M ICK, J
P R O F E S S I O N A L CARDS.
L. O. STERNS,
One square or lees, . ......... .........
Each additional insertion,..
One square three m onth»,..
Bnsiness Advertisement» by
Half column, ..................................
One colum n,................... ..
Ten per cent, additionalon ads
to which a special position ie gui
G ^ T h e space of one Inch, tip i
the column, constitutes a sqaare.
N. B.—All deb* due this office are payable
in Coin, unless otherwise expressly
Manufacturer of the Celebra-
ted Jacobs’ Whisky,
Boise City, Idaho.
DISTILLS HIS WHISKY
the very best of Corn and Rye. It is
Pure and Uuadulterated; and he can sell it
at a price that will make it an object for
E a ste rn O regon
To give him a Trial.
HE UNDERSIGNED BEGS LEAVE
to inform the citizens of Baker City and
vicinity, that he has opened a
In Baker Citv, in the Baker City Restaurant
building, where he hopes to receive a share
He professes to understand his business,
and is satisfied he can give satisfaction.
S h a v i n g 35 c e n t » , H a i r C u t t i n g 50.
R. E. BAUER.
/t>r T A
A Per <AaJ’ ! Agents wanted
tbO 1 U d)ZU All classes of working peo
ple, of either sex, young or old, make more
money at work for us in their spare moments,
” the time, than at anything else. Pax-
ticulars free. Address, Ò. Stinson & Co.,
STORE MASONS & STONE CUTTERS
u n d e r s ig n e d
w il l
the B est o f Wages for 10 o r 13 Stone
Work will W abonttlirae months.
ROBERTS & NELSON.
Baker City, April 28, 1878.n51ff
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