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THE BENTONJDEMOCR Aft
One copy, One Year In advanocl. . . . . . 83 OO
Onocopy, Six Months '. ; " ..' S d
One copy, Throe Months " 1 OO
CLUB KATES '
To Clubs of Ton or more, flollt to one Poet
ofllcc, each copy, 83 60 per year; Sis
Months, 81 SO, IN ADVANCE,
VOL. 2... CORVALLIS, BENTON COUNTY, OREGON: SATURDAY JANUARY 25, 1873. NO. 40.
' ' ' Pabllalter and Proprietor, '
' ' ,
Rates of Advertising. ,
" .. SS'15 - TWANRTRNT AnVKSTISIlfO.
' Ono square, twelve lines or less,:Non-.
..pareu measure, $2 ou ior nrst inaenion;
and $1 00 for each subsequent insertion.
Cash required la advance.
"TIMB ADVHIT18ER8 " ' "
Will bo charged at the following rates
. - ums payable quarterly t
One Square, ono week . ... ......... $ ; 1 50
Two suuares. " ! 2 00
Three . . " . '-",... ;w .... 2 50
One-fourth column, one week.... . . 5 00
One-half . " " j 7.00
One column.. . .. "".-; 12 50
One square, one month.... 3 00
Two squares, " . 5 00
Three ' ... 6 00
One-fourth column, one month ... , 9 00
One-half iJ ' - " v..: 15 00
One column, - " .... 20 00
One square, three months 5 00
Two squares, ". 7 00
Three "... - .... f 10 00
One-fourth column, three mo..,. "15 00
Half-column, , . - . .... 20 00
. Oue column ; .i..- :35 00
One square, six months.. ..v. .... 8 00
Two squares , 1200
Three " " .. 15 00
-One-fourth column, -six mo - 25 00
One-half column, " 35 00
One column, J: " .. 60 00
One square, ono year .... ... 15 00
Two squares, " 18 00
Three squares, ".. : ..20 00
One-fourth column, one year.. . ... 35 00
One-half column, " . . 60 00
One column v " ......100 00
Local notices will be inserted at 20 cents
per line, for first insertion ; . and 10 cents
per line for eaen subsequent insertion. ,
, Legal notices charged at " transient "
rates, and payment required upon their
expiration, JN o charge lor proof or pub
lication Deiore a notary.. -"
tW Liberal discount to regular yearly
J" Professional card3, f 12 per annum.
. Oregon Official Directory. .
Goveuor L. F. Grover.
Secretary of State S." F. Chad wick.
Treasurer of State L. Fleischner.
State Printer .... ... .. . .'.Eugene Seinple.
State Libr.iriau . . .. . . . . . . . S. C. Simpson.
Begister of State Landis.'.E. S, McComas.
r,. , ? COXOKESSIONAL.
U.S. Senator . ..James K. Kelley.
, " H. VV. Corbett.
Congressman ...... i .... James H. Slater.
17. S. District Judge
U. S.- Marshal
X'lcrk U. S." ' ourt . .
Siip't Ind. Affairs . . .
U S. Assessor ......
17. S. Collector.
, M. P. Deady.
.. ..Tho's O. Young.
. ......... B.- Wilcox.
.......W. H. Odell.
. .... A. B. Mcaeham.
... ....Thos. Frazer.
' LAND OFFICERS.
W. K. TVillL?, Register, .... ....Rosbeurg.
B. Herman, Receiver, 4
Owen Wade, Register, Oregon City.
I enry Warren, Ilccclver, ..... "
J.- H. Stevens Register, ..La Grande.
D. Ciwplin, Receiver,- .
' SUPREME COURT.
.P. P. Prim, Chief Jsutice, Jacksonville
A. J. Thayer, Corvallis
B. F. Bonham ..Salem
W.. W.-Upton, Portland
Ti. L. McArthur. .'. . . .... Baker City
First District : .Jackson and Josephine
2d District : Benton, Coos, Curry, Doug
las and Lane. 3d District : Linn, Marion,
Polk and Yamhill 4th District: Clacka
mas, Columbia, Mnlnoman Tillamook
and Washington. 5th District r - Grant,
Umatilla. Union and Wasco.
TERMS OK CIRCUIT COURTS.
First District In the county of Jose
phine, on the fourth jUonday in October;
Jackson, second .Monday in 'February,
June and November.
Second District Douglas, third .Mon
day iin October, and second .Monday in
May ; Coos, fourth .Monday in May, and
second Monday in September; Curry, first
.Monday in June ;- Lane, third .Monday in
April, and first 3onday in November:
Benton, second .Monday in April, and
third .Monday in November.
Third District Linn, fourth .Monday in
March, and second .Monday in October ;
Marion, second .Monday In March, June
and November . Polk, second .Monday in
May, and fourth afonday in November ;
Yamhill, second Monday in April, and
. fourth Monday in October ; :Tillamook,
second Monday in July.
Fourth District-CIackamas, fourth Mon
day in April and September ; Multnomah,
second JMonday in February, June and
October; Columbia, second Monday in
April ; Clatsop, second Monday in August
and fourth Tuesday in January ; Wash
ington, fourth Monday in May, and first
Monday in October.
Fifth District Wasco, third Monday in
June, find second Monday in November ;
Grant, first Monday in June, and third
Monday in September ; Baker, tluxl Mon
day in May, and first Monday in October;
Union, first Monday in May, and third
Monday in October ; Umatilla, last Mon
day in April, and the fourth Monday in
Bcntra County Directory.
County Judge .John Burnett.
County Clerk. ...B. W. Wilson.
Sheriff ....J. S. Palmer.
Commissioners, J. Chambers, J. Edwards.
Treasurer William Groves.
Assessor.... i..; ...W. H. Johnson.
School Superintedent..... ..-.A. Brown.
. Surveyor ..GeorM Mercer.
Coroner . ..Dr. T. J. Right.
Justice of tho Peace.. .... W. R. Privett.
Constable . James Graves.
" TERM8 OF COUNTY COURTS. ' .
On the First Monday in each Month.
H. E. HARRIS.
ON HAND AGAIN AT THE OLD
GROCERY AND PEOYXSION STORE.
November 8, 1ST2. 2:29tf
DR. D. S. STBYXEB,
TTses all tho latest imorovements, and does
all work in his line of profession in the
best and most approved styles. Anaesthetic
used for the, painless extraction of teeth,
if desired. Dental examination and con
sulting free. Satisfaction guaranteed in
every case. Charges moderate. ' Call and
examine specimens of his work. Office
opposite the Postoffice, Corvallis Oregon.
2.22tf r:-' ; ---- - . . : .
J0HJ B0SWELL, SI. P.,; 1 ,
PHYSICI AN AN D SURG EON,
; ; CORVALLIS. .. v :
Will attend promptly to all calls in. the
. ; v liiieof his profession. -t , , .
Office at Graham & Bayley's Drng Stored
Residbkce. Southwest corner of second
block north of Court House.
October 25,'18"2. . 2:27tf
W FOLEY, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
""OFFICE AT ''
- Graham's ? Drag: Store,
2:I5yl CORVALLIS. .
R. S. STRAHAN,
. ' Attorney at Law. l: ' ;
CORtALLIS, OREGON. '". -.
"Officb corner 3d and Monroe Streets.
. : ' ' - 4matf.
K. A. cn KNOW KTIf,
I. 27. SMITH.
CIIENOWETII & SMITH.
CORVALLIS, OREGON. r .
635Offick at the Court Houses
C. W. FITCH,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Eugene City, Oregon.
Will practice In the different Courts of the
State. 5 ' ; . ' '' '" '
Legal Tenders bonght and sold. ; : r
K"Officb two doors North ' of the Post
Oflico. . :.-.- - inn:tf.
Attorney at Law, .'.
Wil practice in the Supreme and Cir
cuit Courts of the State.
OFFICE AT THE COURT-HOUSE. '
W. T.r JOHNSON,
Notary-Public and Conveyancer.
May be Found at Dr. Bayley's Store, on
' , Mafti Street. ;
Conveyancing done on short notice and
W. R. PRIVETT,
, t Justice of the Peace. '
CORVALLIS - Oregon.
WILL GIVE PROMPT ATTENTION TO THE
Collection of notes and accounts.
Particular attention paid to all business en
trusted to his care. , . -ij
Office iii New Engine House, Up-sfciirs.
- AT : -
EL K CIT Y.
WE TAKE THIS METHOD OF IN
forming the inhabitants of the Ya
quina Bay, and tlic surrounding country,
that we have opened a store at the above
place, and keep constantly on hand an
assortment of GENERAL MERCHAN
DISE, such as
BOOTS and SHOES
HATS and CAPS
CIGARS & TOBACCO.
And we shall endeavor to sell our goods
At a very low margin .
We will also pay the HIGHEST CASH
PRICE for HIDES. FURS and SKINS. -
JACOB CLINE & CO.
" Yaquina Stage Line
AND . . . ' '
ON AND AFTER THE FIRST DAY
of May, the new Steamer Oneatta will
make daily trips from Pioneer to Newport
at the entrance of Yaquina Bay, and con
necting at EUfCity with -
WOODS & DIXON'S STAGE LINE,
Carrying the UNITED STATES MAIL,
And all other lines running to the Bay.
Also connecting with Cannon's Stage lino
to Albany. Stages leave Corvallis on
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, at
G A. M.; returning leaves Elk City on
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.
C I T Y H O Ti EL ,
: COB. MAIN AND MADISON STS., '
A.. It. MC01V3VE1L.1L.;
: - i ; PROPRIETOR.; , : : : . ;
THE UNDERSIGNED, HAVING
leased the above Darned fine hotel,
will conduct it as a ' J : - -
Flit J? OIL.SII;OtJ .
That well, known faterer..' "TrfUS,"
: ''l '' -.will have charge of .:-
n The ; Cnllnary Department, t
And the best the market affords will at all
. s timeajjefiwind opon.the table;"
Yaqnlna, West Side and Albany Stages
All Stop at this House. -
nOUSE OPEN -DAY, AND NIGHT.
LARGE FIREPROOrSAFE FOR VALUABLES
Every Accommodation Afforded to Guests.
r A . rJ McCONNELL.
November 15, 1872. 2:30tf
. Formerly KIGER'S HOTEL 0
Main Street, between Monroe & Jackson,
" ' ' . CORVALLIS.
F. M. STANTON, : i t PROPRIETOR.
Having purchased the above stand, I have
. thoroughly renovated the same
and opened it as a
FIRST CLASS PRIVATE BOARDING
EVERY ATTENTION AFFORDED
. v - ' .;-.v...;, PATRONS. : . ...
Any iiTcgularities on the part of waiters
should be promptly reported to .
; v ;; ; the Proprietor. : - " '
SOL. KING'S STAGES RUN TO THIS
', October 28, 1872. v - 2:28U
Elk City House,
ELK CITY ------- . . V-Oregjii.
JAMES DIXON Proprietor:
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rpHIS nOUSE, LOCATED AT THE
1 above named place, at the junction of
Elk and Yaquina rivers, -is new, is well
finished and furnished throughout, and it
is the intention of the Proprietor to keep
it afc a . ; . ,,. L. ;.
FIRST CLASS HOTEL.
1 Tlie Stige offiee is at this House; also the
Steamer ''Oneatta" leaves the wharf every
morning," for Newport, and intermediate
points on the Bay. .
Superior inducements offered to excur
sionists and others visiting the Bay in
largo parties. JAMES DIXON.,
; -. - v2no0tf.
ELK CITY HOTEL,
W. T. BRYQN Proprietor.
THE ABOVE NAMED HOUSE IS
newly furnished and opened for the
accommodation of Travelers. " The pro
prietor is determined that no pains- shall
be spared to make it a
: CLASS HOTEL.
Our motto is "Live and Let Live."
There is a good Feed Stable in connec
tion with the House.
The Steamer "ONEATrA'!. leaves the
Wliarf every other day for Newiiort, aud
other points -on the Bay.
v2no7m3 . ... ; . , W. T. BRYON.
DRUGS AND MEDICINES.
GRAHAM & BAYLEY,
CORVALLIS ........ Oregon.
Drags, ' , :
Medicines, ' ' 1
and Chemicals, ; V.'--
and Dye StuflV,
A Fino Assortment of Lamps aud Lamp
Stock. ... ,
Pure Wines and Liquors for Medicinal
use only. '
Thysiclan's Prescriptions carefully Com
pounded at all hours.
. : . . .l.i ... vlno35tf.
M ALLEN & WOODWARD.
:i : HAVE
. DRUGS AND MEDICES
FOB ALL. . -
PAINTS, OILS, GLASS &C.
, V At very low price, for cash. .
At San Frnncreco cotaloffuc prices. Miscellane
ous Books, Stationery &c. . i:
Fisher's-Block, Corvallis, Oregon. "
july 6 no 11 tf
DIRECTIONS TO COUNTY ASSESSORS.
Rules and Regulations Relating to the
Duties of - Assessors, - Adopted
by the. State Board of
-' : .-. -. .' Equalization. . ;'
' 1. County Assessors are reminded of
the importance of commencing their du
ties as required by law on the first day
of March in each year and of proceed;
ing without delay to complete them be
fore the last Monday in August,' tvhich
should be done without fail," in-. order
that the County Board may examine
and pass tho. roll to the State Board by
the second Monday in September. . '
2. As uniformity in the 'assessment
rollaof,.the.vai-ious', counties of the
State iaejBBcntialj-ablank loll furnish
ed toeach assessor, which should be
filled up substantially in the form shown
by the sample page accompanying it.
3. Land should in all cases be de
scribed by section, township and range,
and when consisting of legal subdivis
ions such should be describcd.l '
V. 4. In order to avoid the numerous
omissions now made in the assessment
of real estate the maps required by the
Jaw should lie kept posted up so as to
show the assessor the actual present
owner of each and every tract of which
the title has passed from ; tho United
States or from the State of Oregon.
:- 5. In appraising lands duo regard
should be had to locality, nearness to
market and to' all" particulars affecting
their: salable cash value, which should
in all cases be the standard of valua
tion both of real aud pcrsoual property.
6. It Js desirable that the assessor
himself and not the assessed should be
the judge of-values by personal inspec
tion whenever practicable.
7. Greater "care is required on the
part of the assessor not to omit assess
ing the lands and other ptopcrty of
corporations, such as wagon foad, rail
road and telegraph companies, and all
associations holding v lands, whether
by grant from Congress or otherwise.
8. Assessors should deduct the tax
payer's indebtedness within the State
only, and in all cases comply with-the
law requiring the amouut of indebt
edness to be given - under oath, and
when a tax-payer desires to claim an
indebtedness, the following oath should
be administered :
State of Obecioit, )
I . . do solemnly swear
that I am legally indebted within the
State of Oregon in the sum of. . ... . .
and that said indebtcdncs has not been
deducted from the amount of my .taxa
ble properly in any other county for
the present year. .
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this . day of A. D. - -. .
Assessor of .county.
Provided, That when a tax-payer
owns taxable property in two or more
counties in the State he should have the
bensGt t f his indebtedness in propor
tion to his taxable property in each
counties. ' .".
9. Whereas, therefore, some assess
ors have not shown on tho roll the de
duction of $300 exemption allowed by
law, while others have, it is desirable
that hereafter the uniform practice to
assess all property subject to taxation,
entering it on the. assessment roll in its
appropriate column, and then make the
, 10.. Where' tho personal property of
any householder is less than t he $300
exempt by law, the exemption noted on
tho roll should only equal the amount
of such personal property. -
11. In no case should tho amount of
indebtedness and exemption of a tax-,
payer appear to exceed the amount of
his property. Thus, if tho amount of
an individual's taxable property is five
hundred dollars and he swears to an in
debtedness of five thousand, a sum on
ly equal to tho amount of his property
should appear in the columns of indebt
edness and exemption, since tho excess
of his debts over his assets is a fact, of
no benefit to tho county or State, but
tends to create confusion.
12. It is advised that tho capital
stock and other property of all bauking
and other companies, where not other
wist; more convenient, should be assess
ed to -each company in its corporate
: 13. In cases where parties are bonds
men or sureties for others, such obliga
tions do not constitute an indebtedness
to bo allowed as a set-off against taxa
1 14. Assessors are reminded that the
law requires tbcm to collect the poll
lax as it is assessed.
. . . N. II. Gates,
Chairman Board of Equalization.
The Postmaster General,, according
to a Washington special, is considera
bly amused' over a newspaper discus
sion about tbe liability oi postmasters
for the loss of. registered letters. lie
says that . neither , postmasters nor the
Postoffice Department are at all respon
sible in such cases. Exchange. ' .
Commenting on the above, tho Port
land Herald says i That's it. - The
Government holds out inducements for
you to intrust your money to its keep
ing tells you it will bo safe ; you take
its word, intrust your money "to a Gov
ernment officer ; it is stolen ; you com
plain ; "the Postmaster General is con
siderably amused," and tells you nobody
is respoosiMc-cxcopt the man-who -lost
the money. You; find ont some rascally
official has .stolen- your money," have
him arrested, tried, convicted, sent to
the Penitentiary as a thief; but Presi
dent Grant pardons him out as he" did
Hodge ; that's the way it works j no
body responsible. ' " Best Government
on earth but your money is gone and
the thief is set free; best Govern-.
inent on'carth second Washington to
administer it, and the Postmaster-General
is "considerably amused," too,
while the thief is rioting on your money;
and lie is amused when . the President
pardons him j in fact everybody con
ccrned in the matter fs amused except
tho party who has lost the money ; he
can't see where the fun comes in. But,
best " Government.' on. earth second
Washington great man, silent but
thinks a "heap" fights it out on this
line. ''Bully 1"" the people like it;
honest man, kind heart, feels sorry for
convicted thieves, pardons. .
Mabbied. Ex-Judge C. Ben. Dar
win, the free-lover, who left . Washing
ton Territory several .years ago, with
the wife of his friend, has found anoth
er affinity. ' The woman he seduced
from her husband and home on the
ground of her being his spiritual affinity,
died in San Francisco under an opera
tion to produce abortion, to which ho
was a party; her mother is in the Insane
Asylum at Stcilacoom, a public charge;
and he has, found another affinity, a
Mrs. Margaret Sweeney, to whom ho
was recently married. What a pity he
did not make the acquaintance of Mrs.
Fair; they are so exactly suited to
each other. ' ,
'It hi inelegant to ask your sweet
heart if she is " hot." It is much pret
tier to say : Euphronosia darling, does
the excessive closeness of the -atmosphere
cause a perspirative affection to
overcome thy angelic physicalissimus?"'
Such being the case, the fair oue must
not say, " You bet, old boss ! " but she
may gasp a little gasp, and softly sibil
ate : "Alphonso, dearest, your solici
tude for my comfort has led you to di
vine the exact nature of my present sit
uation." After this, the blamed fools
may do as they please. We can't be
giving advice all the time.
' Nothing so strongly indicates the man
of puro aud wholesome thought as habi
ual purity of speech. By his conversa
tion, among his own kind, you may al
ways pretty accurately form an opinion
as to the moral worth of a' man. It is
there, where no restraint is supposed to
be placed npon his words, that you dis
cover his true nature. If he is given to
looseness of discursc, or his mind "wan
ders to the discussion of subjects pro
scribed in mixed company or respecta
ble society, j'ou may justly mark him
as one with whom association is unde
sirable. The Boston Relict Committee has
discovered a class of poor people ho?c
existence had hardly .been known be
fore. They are poor Portuguese, who
are congregated at the North ad of
the city to the number of some 5,000.
They emigrated chiefly from Fayal,
the men being mostly sailers, while the
Women earn a miserable livelihood by
sewing. Many 'of them were among
tho needlewomen who lost their occupa
tion by the fire.
It was a woman, the wife of an Irish
King, that caused the English to invade
and conquer Ireland. It was a woman
that sold out Troy, and imposed npon
us that miserable slush about the wood
en horse. It was a woman that caused
Adam's fall, when we sinned all.
Miscellaneous Itcins. ,
"American apples are $19 a bushel
in Australia." '
, One hundred and sixty-four thousand
emigrants left Liverpool in 1872.
Bismarck is a member oi one bun
drcd and forty-one different societies. "
. Rotterdam is claimed to bo the Great
est tobacco trading post in the world. ;
' The Gwin mine, in Calaveras county,
California, is said to be yielding $1,000
porday. """r'J" T V- f--"v.!i :
The Roman .Senate has approved of
a bill forbiding theological instruction
in publie schools. . - i.J' ;.;o
Tmnimnliota nf n ..
tibri of the " French Empire, . with the
Empress as regent. . -:'"-." . "!
Joaquin Miller 'has given Graco
Greenwood- a pair ot earrings made of a
rattlesnake's rattles, ornamented with
gold,.. 'x . .-."' '.
- The bill to incorporate Loomis' Aeri
al Telegraph Company only awaits the
signature of the Presiden t r to become
a law. -i '- -'.-
A dog with two iails was seen on the
street yesterday. One belonged to an
ox and was carried in the mouth of th
canine. :'' ' '"'.'' ; ',' '.'! . .
The colored people of Washington
are "gwine to tend dat 'nagural ball, or
dere won't be any moro voting by Jcol-, -oredmen."
t .' ' . -
The Senate . Finance Commiteo de
cides Secretary Boutwell has no right
to issue the $44,000,000, on reserve at
hia own discretion. '.: 'i - i
Rancid lard may be purified by try'
ing it over with a little water, adding a
few slices of potatoes. The potatoes'
remove the bad taste from tho lard. " "
A New York dispatch of January '
1 1 th says the Evangelical Alliance'
prayer meeting,, on the previous day, ,
was devoted to prayer for the purity of?
the press. . V
Postmaster General advertises - for ,
lllff for illf TnnnnPni.f.ni.n nf A RSI ff.n
000 of postage stamps for the use of the
people of tbd United States during the
next four years.
A Montana Indian agent accounts lor
his deficiency by declaring that he fur
nished the Indians 285,000 pounds of
family soap, $300 worth of postage1
stamps, and a barrel of ink.'
- Simon Thomas, a Toledo boot-black
and a colored man, having by industry
made a handsome fortune, has purchased
the Lutheran church in Petty villo, Obia,
and has given it to his colored brethren.
San Francisco is rapidly gaining no-
toriety on the divorce qucBlion,thc courts
of that city having granted 237 during.
the year just closed. It is calculated,
that the number will be greatly hi- ,
creased this year.
Advertising bulletins frequently find-
their way to tho garrets of hotels and
public places certainly not very grati
fying to those who pay their money and
take their choice. The newspaper af
ter all is the medium by which the .
enterprising -merchant reaches - the'
public. - , , j,, . ' "
n.,nn'il.. t -i - -
of cattle have been driven into Mon
tana from Texas, Colorado and. Wyom
ing. . It is estimated - that more than n
hundred thousand head are now in the '
Territory, the owners intending to let '
their herds increase until tho Northern ?
Pacific Railroad gives them an outlet
to market.- , J
The Postoffice Committee unani-
mously authorized Fame worth, chair
man, to prepare a bill to reduce, letter i
postage to two cents, and to require
prepayment on all printed matter except
weekly papers ciculating where they '
are printed. The estimate for the Post
office Department shows $13,000,000 !
annualy lost on account of postage on'.''
printed matter . being confiscated by ,
postmasters. - . -.' ' :
The Secretary of the Samana Bay
Company says it is stipulated with the :
American Uorcrnraont that the Uompa- -
ny is to protect itself from outside in- .
tcrfcrcnce, but count on tho sympathy
and aid of foreign governments. A
Washington dispatch states that Con-: "
grcssmcn consider tho Samana scheme
impracticable, and tho Hay tien Minister
thinks the American purchasers will
find they have made a bad speculation,
the place being fit for nothing but ft
naval station. . -