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' "" Oregon Official Directory.
Oovenor L. F. Grover.
Secretary of State.. . ....S. F. Cliadwick.
Treasurer of State.... ....L. Fleischner.
State Printer.... ...Eugene Semple.
State Librarian.... S. C. Simpson.
Xtegister of State Lands . .. S. McComas.
U.S. Senator . ..James K. Kelley.
- " H. W. Corbett.
Congressman James II. Slater.
U.S. District Judge.... ....M. P. Deady.
U.S. Marshal.. Tho's G. Young.
Clerk U. S. ourt . . K. Wilcox.
Surveyor General.... ..W.- II. Odell.
ftitp't Ind. Aftairs ........ A. B. Meacliam.
U. S. Assessor .Thos. Frazer.
U. S. Collector.... W. Bowlby.
f LAKD OFFICERS.
W.'B. Willis, Register, .... ....Rosbeurg.
B. Herman, Receiver,.
O wen Wade, Register, ....Oregon City.
Henry Warren, Receiver, .... "
J. H. Stevens, Register, .... ..La Grande.
I). Chaplin, Receiver, "
T. P. Prim, Chief Jsutice, Jacksonville
A. J, Thayer,.... ,,6'orvallis
B. F. Bonham..,, .Salem
W.- W. Upton, ....Portland
I.. :L. aicArOmr. .... , Baker City
First Distriett Jackson and Josephine
3d District : Benton, Coos, Curry, Doug
lM and Lane, 3d District: Linn, Marion,
Polk and Yamhill 4th District ; Clacka
mas, Columbia, Mulnomao Tillamook
and Washington. . 5th .District : Grant,
Umatilla. Unioa and Wasco,
TERMS OF CIRCUIT COURTS.
First District In the county of Jose
phine, on the fourth jtfonday in October;
Jackson, second .Monday, in February,
June. and. November. ' : .
Second District Douglas, third Mn
day . in October, and second .Monday in
Jlay ; Coosj fourth iMbnday in May, and
eeiad JMondayla September ; Curry, first
Jlfondav in June ; : Lane, third Monday in
April, ana nrsu jouuaj iu x uvwuuw ; i
Benton, second 3fonday in April, andj
Third Distolct--Llnn, fourth 3fonday 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-Clackamas, fourth Mon
day in April and September ; Multnomah,
second Monday m 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. .
Fifih bisteiet-Wasoo, third Monday in
June, and second Monday in November ;
Granfc first .Monday in June, and third
Monday in September; Baker, third Mon
day In May, and first Monday in October;
Union, first Monday in May, and. third
Monday in October ; Umatula, last Mon
4ay in April, and the fourth Monday in
October. " '"' J M' M' ' ". ' . . -.:
-'"'BeB CoomtT Directory.'
(County Judge.,. ...,,Johtt Burnett.
County Cterk....... ....B. W. Wilson.
3i itr ... S.Palmr.
Commissioners, j. Chambers, J . Edwards.
Treasurer.... .... .. . uiMu.aiUra
a - ..W. H. Johnson
Hohnnl SuDerlntedent.,,. . '....A. Brown,
VUEUIKH .... .... ..... ' -,,r . T, . . ,
nf the Peace ,.,.W. R-Priyett.
' TKRMS OF OOOSITT COURTS. " ':
On the First Monday in each Month
M il, WAHBIS.
ON ; HAND 'AGAIN AT . THE OLD
r J -.'. STA-LNJU.
6R0CEKT ASD PROVISION STORE.
r -VOL; 2: ; CORVALLIS, BENTON COUNTY, OKEGON : SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1873. , NO. 42.
DR. D.S. STRIKER,
TT -1 A T A i. i,nnrntvianfa Xk rwl IAAa
all work in his line of profession in the
i a a ,! n4-i,.f, A noocrliarin
uest ujiu must appruvcu. aijico. jximomiviw
iiaRtl for the nainless extraction of teeth,
if desired. 1 Dental examination and con
sulting free. Satisfaction guaranteed in
CVC1J taac. viwivo muuvi..v. --
examine specimens of his work. : Office
opposite cue Jrostouice, viu vim .
X.iSll . -
JOHN BOSWELL, ' M. D '
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
r ' r CORVALLIS. ;-
Will attend promptly to all calls in the
Hue 01 ins proiession.
Office at Graham & Rayley's Drug Store.
Residence. South west corner of second
block north ofCpurt House,
October 25, 1872.
L. FOLEY, M.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Graham's Di-ng Store,
R. S. STRAHAN,
" Attorney at Law.
. 65T"Office corner 3d and Monroe Streets.
F. A. CHEKOWETH, t "
i. n. sot.
Corvallj. ; ..
. CIIENOWETHJfc SMTH.
ATT0 RNEYS-AT-L AW.
EOffick at the Court House. .
C. W. FITCH,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Engend City, Oregon.
Will practice in the different Courts of the
Legal Tenders Iwuglit and sold. -KSOfficb
two doora Korth of the Post
- Attorney at Lain,
AVil practice in the Supreme and'Cir-
cuit Courts of the State.
OFFICE AT THE COURT-HOUSE.
W. T. JOHNSON,
Notary-Public and Conveyancer
May be Found at Dr. Bayley's Store, on
Cnnvevancinfir done on -short notice and
satisfaction guaranteed. : :. . , .
Justice of the Peace.
CORVALLIS - - Oregon.
tttTLIj GIVE PR03IPT ATTENTION TO THE
VV Collection of notes and accounts. "
Particulsir attention paid to all business en
trusted to bis care. . , . , - :
Office in New Engine House, Up-stairs.
WE TAKE THIS METHOD OF IN
forming the inhabitants of the .Ya
quina Bay, and the surrounding country,
tnat we nave opened a, store at tne aoove
nlace. and keen constantly on hand an
assortment of GENERAL MERCHAN
DISE, SUCh aS ' , : -
r 1 PROVISIONS
' .' BOOTS and SHOES
- : " HATS and CAPS
And we shall endeavor to sell our ' goods
FOB, CASH .
At a very 18w margin, i . ''
We will also pay the HIGHEST CASH
PRICE for HIDES. FURS and SKINS.
JACOB CLINK & CO.
Yaquina Stage Line
, , AND
- Steamer "ONEATTA"
ON AND AFTER THE FIRST DAY
firoamop d'antta Will
u fllV nv " fr.AAVA v,.v.
make daily trips from Pioneer to Newport
at the entrance of Yaquina Bay, and ' con-
WOODS & DIXON'S STACE LINE,
Carrying the UNITED STATES MAIL,
And all other lines running to the Bay,
Also connectinff with Cannon's Stage line
to Albany. Stages leave Corvallis. on
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays-at
6 A. Al.; returning leaves .cik uity on
l uesoays, inureuaysiiuu K3awuruiijo. ' -.
, : . . . ' , v2n2m6.
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.
C I T Y H OT EL,
COB. MAIN AND MADISON STS., 'V " '-
CORTALUS, - - . . . - . . ' OREGON.
A. 16, M'CONNELL,
TH E UNDERSIGNED, HAVING
leased the above named fine hotel,"
will conduct it as a . . , - T
FIRST" CLASS.;: H Q U SE .
That well known 1 caterer, " TITUS,"
will have charge of :
The Culinary Department, t
And the best the market affords- will at all
times be found upon the table. .
Yaquina, "West SWo and Albany Stages
. 5 'All Stop at this House. ,
- i -..if,.. fTir-r I i i I
HOUSE OPEN DAT AND NIGHT.
LARGE FIREPROOFSAFE FOR VALUABLES
Every Accommodation Afforded to Guests.
: a: r. mcconnell; '
November 15, 1872. ,
Formerly KIGER'S HOTEL.
Main Street, between Monroe; & Jackson,
F. M. STANTON,
Having purchased the above stand, I have
. .: thoroughly renovated the same . ; .
' . and opened it as a , ,
FIRST CLASS PRIVATE BOARDING
EVERY ATTENTION AFFORDED
Any irregularities on the part of waiters
should be promptly reported to v
SOL. KING'S STAGES RUN TO THIS
October 28, 1872.
Elk City House,.
ELK CITY i ....... Oreg jn.
JAMES DIXON : Proprietor.
- 'L:0; ' ' '
THIS HOUSE, LOCATED AT THE
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 as a . - j ; :
FIRST CLASS HOTEL.
The Stage office is at this House; also the
Steamer '-Oneatta" leaves the wharf every
morning, for Newport, and intermediate
points on tne xsay. - - v-
Snrioi-iiM- tnilMvrvMnts offered to excur
sionists and others visiting the Bay in
large parties. .,. JAMES DIXON. , r
ELK CITY HOTEL,
W. T. BRYON , ' 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. 9. v, . '--y
t- FIRST CLASS HOTEL.
Our motto is "Live 'and Let Live."
There is a good Feed Stable in connec
tion with the House. V , , ','
The Steamer ''ONEATTA" leaves the
Wharf every other day for Newport, and
other Doints on the Bay t .
T3o7ni3 . . W, T," BRYON. .
DRUGS AND MEDICINES.
GRAHAM & BAYLEY,
CORVALLIS - i1- . - - Oregon;
' 1 ' . DEALERS IN ' ' ' '
. ixiass, xniuy,
i nd Dye Stufflg,
A Fine Assortment of Lamps and Lamp
. . j -J v Stock.:-- - .' : J
Pure Wines and Liquors for Medicinal
use only. '. - ' " ' '
Pbyslcian's Prescriptions carefully Com-
poundeu.ut aU bours. .
:.. .. ' ' ' ' vIno35tf.
If ALLEN & WOODWARD.
: :, drugs:, and . medicines:
' FOB AU. " .
PAINTS, OILS, GLASS
: ; A.t very low price, for cash.
At San Francisco catalogue prices. Miscellane
ous nooKs, stationery sc.- -
; Flslier's Block, CoryaUis, Oregon.
THE YAQUINA INDIAN TROUBLES.
The Two "Bens." In the Characters of
Mrs. Kistler's Statement of California
i : The following communication comes
to ns from Elk City, under date Janu
ary 28, 1873 :
Editos Democeat : "
i Permit me through . the columns of
your paper to lay before the people a
few. facts in regard to the recent Indian
troubles on Yaquina Bay , It is unne
cessary to say that the mysterious danc
ing, and strange conduct, of the Indi
ans, followed by the burning of EN.
Sawtelle's house," caused great alarm
among the settlers. ' I shall, therefore,
pak uore- paiticolarly of the efforts
made, by our citizens to have the mat
ter investigated "By the proper authori
ties. 'The people finding it impossible to
discover the intent of the Indians, or
...... - r
the canse of their strange conduct, ap-
pealed to the State or Federal authori
ties, with what4 effect the secjuel will
show. The United States officers ame,
and I propose to follow; them, in the
discharge of their duties, and show the
people how obedient they are to the
law and their duty. ". In the first place,
I am informed that they armed them
selves, at Corvallis, with five .bottles of
whisky and two boxes of cigars, and
started for the seat of war. But, oh
account of lightning whisky, a slow
team and eagerness for" the fray, or a
low dashboard the world may possi
bly never know which one' of ' these
gentlemen fell astride the buggy pole,
between the' horses, lodging early in
the day. The next morning, "however,
they were ready for duty, and proceed
ed on their way rejoicing... But, instead
of going to where the trouble was, and
there making: strict inquiry into the
matter, that they might hear the facts,
in the case,, they went direct to the Si
letz, and got the Indian story, and then
to Newport, where they could replenish
their whisky. bottles," arid thence, to the
seat of war, to tell the peoplo that the
affair was all a hoax, and that the Indi
ans said they did "hot : burn1 Sawtelle's
house, and they did not think the Indi
ans " would lie about it ! The Super
intendent expressed a wish to" see Mrs.
Kistler about it, and her husband pro
posed to bring her up to Elk City ; but
Mr. Odeneal said he would save her
that inconvenience,, by calling' at her
house. "This, however, he failed to do.
Did Mr. Odeneal come, over to ascertain
facts in regard to the cause of the late
alarm; or to tell the Indians that it was
all right for them, whenever any white
man did not, submit to their dictation,
to burn his house, and then say : " We
did not do it t " " We leave his conduct
in the premises to answer the query. If
Mr. Odeneal had desired to know the
conversation that occurred between the
Indian California Jack and Mrs. Kist
ler,, -why did he not .call on Mrs. K.,
as he agreed to do ? Let that gentle
man answer, r -A ' OpsEBYEB,
. '. MR8. KISTLEB'S STATEMENT.
' Following is. the - conversation be
tween Mrs.: Kistler and California Jack,
in relation to the . threatened outbreak
on Yaquina Bay, just as jt (occurred, as
nearly as it can be remembered by that
lady. : We give it, as . the lady gives it
to us, in the form of a dialogue, : that
our readers may see the full . scope of
the conversation: .., . . . " , .
Jack.- I suppose you would like to
know why I did not come on to work
this morning I,.7. r, ,,., ... , : .....
Mrs. Kisder Yes ; I would like to
know. As the weather is- good, you
ought to have been to work early;?
Jack--I am very sick at heart.
Mrs.6 IL Why so? What ja the
matter? " ; ; ' ; . 1 - '
Jack I have not slept any all night
I have been talking to the Indians all
night They wanted to break jnto one
house and steal lots of things, and get
one one man and cockshet (hnrt or beat)
hun. ....... . , ;.; U:"'r
; Mrs. K. Who is it that wants to do
this ? " : ' . r
i Jack MytiUicufn(peofle or friends)
i Mrs. K. Who is the man they want
tokfflf.V.- : :' r':'
I Jack I dare not tell, or they will
kill me. . - ... ;
, Mrs. K I would like to know who
it is they wauled to kill last niht.,
1 Jack Do you think the white folks
would protect me, if I made a revela-
tion 1 ; ..: '. ; " '
Mrs K Certainly thev would, if
you told on the Indians, and helped the
whites,- ;' :' l-'y .. ly- . .-
Jack If I knew that to a certainty,
I would tell. , . . V..-''r-;r:... .
Mrs. K. Who is it ? Is it Sawtelle
Jack Yes; but don't let the Indi
ans know I have told, or they will kill
me. '.. , ;. -, . - '
Mrs. K, Why do they want to in
jure Sawtelle i . : . -1
Jack Because they are all mad at
him. They wanted to go last night,
but I would not give " my consent I
told them that I did not want the whites
to be mad with me. : I wanted -to "work
for my flour, meat, sugar; and coffee; aud
I wanted to work all spring and sum
mer, for Kistler,; cutting wood for the
steamboat, and in the fall I would have
lots of; provisions and mone'.-. But
they said what is", the odds ? . It will
not be long until all the whites will be
mad at us, anyhow, and we might just
as well commence now. ; I told them to
wait until Harney come, and if he said
go ahead, I wonld have no more to say.
But they wanted to know why 1 would
not give my consent, and repeated the
question a .number of ; times " kata
mika tealce tickey nesika clatwa mamook
cockshet yaka ? " (why don't you want
us to go and injure him 1) . I told them,
as before, I wanted to work and earn
my grub, and if they wonld go to work
they could have plenty, too.. But they
said no ; one more night, and all weuld
be mad. -Nika tcawa. mika, close nan
ich ; spose Harney wake choco, clonass
siwasli wake dose midlitc. Nilca Mas
quash siwash cockshet SawteUe polacly.
Nika Jiias tickey Harney cIwcq. Nika
wake tickey . miilite sullix copa Bostons,
Mika close nanich close nanich, .
Mrs. Kistler is prepared to qualify to
the occurrence of the above statement,
whenever caIled"upon by Mr. Qdeneal,
or anybody else, to. do so.
I ; The Lava Beds.
Jesse , A.pplegats writing to the
Bulletin, thus graphically describes the
lava, beds in the Modoc country : The
stronghold of the Modoe Indians :s a
pedregal " of the most extensive and
elaborate description ; it occupies, with
but few intervals, nearly. 100 square
miles. If you can imagine a smooth',
solid sheet of granite, ten miles square,
and 500 feet thick, ' covering resistless
mines of gunpowder, scattered at irreg
ular intervals under it ; that these mines
are exploded simultaneously, lend
ing the whole .field into rectangular
masses, from' the size of 'a match-box
to that of a church, heaping' these
masses h;gh in some places, and leaving
deep chasm in others. Following the
explosion, the whole' thing is placed in
one of Vulcan's ' crucibles and heated
up to a point, when the whole begins
to . fuse and run together, and then suf
fered to cool. The roughness of the
remains as the explosion left it, while
all below is honey -combed by the
cracks and creviees caused by the eool
ing of the melted rock. : : An Indian
can, from the top' of one of these stone
pyramids, shoot a man without exposing
even so much as an inch square of him
self. He can, without undue haste, load
and shoot a common muzzle-loading
rifle ten times before a man can scramble
over the rocks and chasms between the
slain and the slayer. If, at this terrible
expense of life, a force dislodges bun
from cover, he has only to drop into and
follow some subterranean passage with
which he is : familiar, to - gain another
ambush from' whence it will cost ten
more' lives to dislodge him; and so on
ad infinitum. . i , .; . : :. . vu V
The Danbury News gives an account
of the vicissitudes of life as experienced
by a young man in that place. He
went to see a young- lady, previously
just having been U) ah oyster supper.
As he neared the house he saw her father
standing on the steps and hailed him
'JU.elI6, old- 'Jfatpole. -Where' isn my
lovely gazelle ? j Where is my love now
dreamin IT .The father looked at him,
thinking- i that he wanted something,
placed his hand sadly upon his shoulder,
turned him round, and filled the space
tinder : his : coat-tail with leather. : The
young man don't go there any more ;
he says small-pox is. hereditary in the
THE BENTON DEMOCRAT.
' BUBSCKIPTIOS KATES:
One copy, One "year tin advance;. t. .
One copy, Six Months " ....
One copy, Three Months " - ....
... 2 OO
... 1 OO
:.. CLUB KATES 5 . 7 -.
To Clubs of Ten or more, sent to one Post
office, each copy, 83 SO per year; Hj
Months, 91 BO, IN ADVANCE.' i'-i c- ii ( f
; ; miscellaneous Items, "y1" ,r.
The public debt increased. $103,000
last month. . ' : ' ..,
Over 500 widows Sf fievoiaifority"..
.pensioners still live., x , - .;
; The Mormons have three powder mills j.
and a cartribge factory. . 'i: r
The first snow storm, of the seasori
occurred in England last Saturday. 7
; Boardmg-hotise hash in Boston. U.,
vaccinated the same & other peoplo. f ... ,;
: Pine wood is worth 18 ier; cord hi t'
Virginia City, Nothing said about oak;
' Russia is vexed with a great em'gia
tion movement of families to the United "
LStatcs. ' " ' ' ' '. ' :"
: Emancipation Day was generally c l-': 1
ebratedby the negroes of -the Souiln iii rJ
States.. . .
; A New York physician makes a vqy ; ,
handsome profit resuscitating would I ii
suicides. .s . . r. , tj i , .".
The Bey. John Tecumseh, au Ottawii ' "
Indian, has left $60,000 to the Baptist
Church in Kansas. :
. On-New Year's Day the Baltimore
American ehtered upon the hundredth' 1
year of its existence. : ' - '; : '
Post. Offices were established ji
France in 1464 ; in England in l5Si;.
and in Germany in 1641. .'...!,
The number of marriages iu Ohio iti
1872 was 26303; divorces-'granted;.
1,026; births, 6l,21 6; deaths, 25,20:2;"'
It is proposed to establish' a .Pro-" '
fessorhip of Journalism at Uorialf
University, in hohor to Mr. -'Qreeleyif -t'
memory. ' ': '' "' ;-;'
The wifiow of Hon. Rob't J. Walk, r '
died iu Washington January 19th.: Shtiv
was a granddaughter of Bonjiinh: v
" ' Tho country, does not respond choor-. :
fully to the call for ten . million ' dylhirs : '
to get up a Philadelphia . Ciuitenuiu
Celebration; ! . ' - ' . -
.. Three thousand Colored people fro in '
Georgia and Florida want the United,
States to furnish, them a passage; to . ,
Iviberia as Colonist,
. A New York artist makes a living
by restoripg bruised eyes to their natu-.
ral color; find finds' his best customers'
among the women. '- ' .-. .
i The Boston' papers want the little
girls in the public schools to learn the
art of sewing, but are troubled to; know"
what modern lady car. teach them.' '-' "
'' Mrs.; A. J. Riley has taken 'e1iarg;. ;
of the Commercial Hotel, Salem;
This lady has a high - reputation as a" '. '
private boarding house rkeeper." ' -
The St. Louis Democrat laments be-'
cause ot the prevalence of . the idea that ,
it is more genjeel to sell shoes for $10
a week than to make them' for f 25'. r
Pumpkin pie ten feet in diameter
and four feet deep was the dessert' at'
a recent California dinner. J After thaV-
stop talking about youf grandmothers' J
; Daniel Drew can lose three millions'
worth of his greenbacks and not feel it : .
but the loss of five dollars' worth' of hTs' '
religon would probably bankrupt hini.; ';
"Where are the dead, the ; vanished'. ,
dead, who trod the earth that now we, -
tread V' , If we were to make a randonf,
guess, we should say the most of them'
are buried. " . . . , t?,- 3.
' The Utah Mining Journal threatens
to "publish some of the most obscene ot.,,.
Brigham Young's sefm'oiis" ! and send' r
them to Washington to be distributed tu'J
Congress." l!" T ". "t JV
h A writer in the Washington Chroniclit
says there are now in Americia over' eff.-j
00.0 miles of railway and that thei'e wift .
be seventy thousand by the end of tho"
present"year. ,( , ,-. . . . . 1
- A. new leaf in the family .history,' r.
Jack '? Now I'll be papa going to fix ,,.,
the furnace. " Sallie-' Oh, yes l' . and; ( I
I'll be the new nurse, and - you mtist
kiss me behind the, fellat door.'fe: "
. On thd 25th of November, 1783, thef ' i
British forces evacuated the .city o
New York, and on the 25th of Noveui"
her,; 1872, the last, of -the British rec J
evacuated the Island of San Juanv '-' s X
. A clergyman at .a recent Baptist Sun
day School Convention said that lia
was called to the bedside of a lady who - '
expressed her dislike to the minister 4
who had been' visiting her, " because,"; x
she said, " he only bent one knee when
he prayed, and the , Bible says,' every
knee shall bend.' 'i ' ' ' ' : '