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VOL. 2. CORVALLIS, BENTON COUNTY, OREGON: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1873. NO. 44.
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..- J Oregon Official Directory.
i -. , ' JESECDTIVB: DEPARTMENT.
Gxwanor .......:... ..r;;... L. F. Grover.
Secretary of State S. F. Chad wick.
Treasurer' of State .... . . . . Ls- Fleischner.
State Printer......... ...Eugene Semple.
State- Librarian.... . .. S. C. Simpson.
Keglster of State Lands.. . S. McComas.
'' CONGEESSIOJfAI,. " ' '
U. S. Senator Jame3 K. Kelley.
.. H. W. Corbett.
Congressman ..'James II. Slater.
U. S. District Judge.. M. P. Deady.
U. S. Marshal.. ; .,Tho's G. Yonng.
Clerk U. S. . ourt.... R. Wilcox.
Surveyor General..,, ....W. H. Odell.
Sup't fnd..A!Eiir ......I.. A. B. Meacliain.
U. S Assessor
V. S. Collector f,... , . .... W. Bowlby.
- lAXDtOFFICERa. '
W. H. Willis, Iteg,fstei,''.rrFr.-.'. Rwbewrg.
B. Herman, Receiver, tt
Owen Wade, Register, ....Oregon City.
Henry Warren, Receiver,.... . "
J. II. Stevens, Register, .... ..La Grande.
D. Chaplin, Receiver, ........ "
P. P. Prim, Chief Jsutioe, Jacksonville
A. J. Thayer, C'orvallis
It. F. Bonhaui Salem
W. W. Upton, Portland
L. L. McArthur, Baker City
- JUDICIAL DISTRICTS.
Ffest-Dlstrleti Jackson and Josephine
2d District: Benton, Coos7"tyy-Douglas
and Lane. 3d District : Linn, Marion,
Polk and Yamhill 4th District: Clacka
mas, Columbia, - Mulnomao Tillamook
and Washington. 5th District : Grant,
Umatilla, Union and Wasco.
TERMS OF CIRCUIT COURTS.
First District In the county of Jose
phine, on the fourth Jtfbnday in October;
Jackson, second iuonday in February,
June and November.
Second District Douglas, third .Mon
day in October, and second .Monday in
May ; Coos, ftorth Mmday in May, and
second Afonday in September; Curry, first
.Monday in June f Lane, third .Monday in
April, and first 3onday in November;
Benton, second .Monday in April, and
third afonday in November.
" Third District Linn, fourth 3bnday in
March, and second .Monday in October ;
Marion, second .Monday in March, June
and November . Polk, second Monday in
May, and fourth .Monday in November ;
Yamhill, second Monday in April, and
fourth Monday in October; Tillamook,
econd Monday in July.
Fourth bistrict-ciackamas, fourth Mon
day in April and September ; Multnomah,
second Monday in February, June and
October i 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, and second Monday in November ;
Grant, first Monday iii June, and third
Monday in September ; Baker, third Mon
day in May, and flr3t Monday in October;
Union, first Monday in May, and third
Monday in October ; Umatilla, last Mon
day in April, and the fourth Monday in
October. " " .
1 "Benton County Directory.
Count v Judge . John Burnett.
County Clerk.;,. ........ B. W. Wilson.
Sheriff J- Palmer.
Commissioners, J. Chambers, J . Edwards.
Treasurer.... ... ....William Groves.
Assessor W. H. Johnson.
School Superintedenti... . A. Brown.
Surveyor -George Mercer.
Coroner.... ... .... DJr,; TJ-
Justice of the Peace ...... W. R. Privett.
Constable.... .... .... .... .James Graves.
TBRM8 OF COUNTY COURTS.
On" the First Monday in each Month.
H. E. HARRIS.
ON HAND AGAIN AT THE OLD
' , -w a ,i i, STAND, A4'4lf A.
CROCERY ASD PROVISION STORE.
Xovsmber 8, 1872. ', ' ; 2:29tf
DR. D. S. STRTKER,
Uses all the latest improvements, 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.
JOHJf B0SWELL, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
CORVALLIS. ' Tf -' ''
Will attend promptly to all calla In the
r "t line of his profession. - .v.
Office at Graham & Bayley's Drag Store.
: , DiocK nortn ot uourt uoase.
J October 25, 1872. ' :- 9:27tf
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PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
OFFICS AX " ..
Graham's - Drag Store, ,r
R. S. STRAHAN,
Attorney at Late. ' '
CORVALLIS, OREGON. "
SOffick corner Sd and Monroe Streets!
r. A. CSKKOWETH,
CHESOWETH & SMITH. -
"Office at the Court House.
C. W. FITCH,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Will practice In the different Conrta of the
State. : v . ; . -
Legfil Tenders bbught and sold. . !
KS"Office two doors North of the Post
Office , - mattf.
Wil practice in the Supreme and Cir
cuit Courts of the State,
OFFICE AT THE CQTJBT-HUSE.
W. T. JOHKSOn,
Notary-Public and Conveyancer.
May be Found at Dr. Bayley's Store, on
jua in .street. .
Gonieyandngdofleonshoi't notice and
satisfaction guaranteed. "
W. R. PRIVETT,
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. .
Office iii New Engine House, Up-stairs.
WE TAKE THIS METHOD OF IN
forming the inhabitants of the Ya
quina Bay, and the 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. FUIIS and SKINS.
JACOB CLINE & CO."
; Yaquina Stage Line ,
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 Elk City with ,.
' . WOJBDS & DIXON'S STACE LINE,
Carrying the UNrTED STATES MAIL,
And all other lines running to the Bay.
Also connecting with Cannon's Stage line
to Albany. Stages leave Corvallis on
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, at
6 A. M.; returning leaves Elk City on
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. '
HOTELS AND RESTAURANTS.
CITY HO TEL,
' COR. MAIN ADD MADISON 8TS.,
CORVALLIS, - .... . ... OREGON.
A. . R. M'CONNELL,
TH E UNDERSIGNED, HAVING
leased the above named fine hot.;l,
will conduct it as a -
FIRST CLASS HOUSE.
That well known caterer, "TITUS,"
will have charge of
The Culinary Deportment, ' -
And the best the market affords will at all
v - times be found upon the table. '
Taquina, West Side and Albany Stages
HOUSE. OPES : BAY AKD UIGHT.
ETery Accomiuodatlon Afforded to Guests.
A. It. McCONNELL.
November 15, 1872. : ; 2:30tf
Formerly KIGER'S HOTEL.
Sain Street, between Monroe & Jackson,
F. HI. 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
- the Proprietor. . .
SOL. KING'S STAGES RUN TO THIS
October 28, 1S72.' . 2:2Sti
Elk City House,
ELK CITY i Oregm
JAMES DLX0N 5 - Proprietor,
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rpHIS HOUSE, LOCATED AT THE
JL above named place, at the junction of
Elk and Yaquina rivers, is new, is well
finished and iurmshed throughout, and it
is the intention of the Proprietor to keep
it a a
FIRST CLASS HOTEL-
The Stase office is at this House: also the
Steamer 4,Oneatta" leaves the whan every
morning, for Newport, and intermediate
points on the Bay. .
Superior inducements offered to excur
sionists aud -Others visiting the Bay in
large parties. JAMiiS DIXOJN .
ELK CITY HOTEL,
W. T.BRYON Proprietor.
THE ABOVE NAMED HOUSE IS
newly furnished and opened for the
accommodation ot .Travelers. The pro
prietor is determined that no pains shall
be spared to make it a
FIRST CLASS HOTEL.
Our motto is "Live and Let Live."
There is a eood Feed Stable in connec
tion .with the House.
The Steamer "ONEATTA" leaves the
Wharf every other day for Newport, and
other points on the Bay.
v2no7m3 W. T. BRYON.
DRUGS AND MEDICINES.
GRAHAM & BAYLEY,
CORVALLIS ...... . . Oregon. ;
and Dye Stuffe,
A Fine Assortment of Lamps and Lamp
Pure Wines and Liquors for Medicinal
use only. .. . . . . .
BSPhysician's PrcscriDtions carcfullv Com
pounded at all hours.
ALLEN & WOODWARD.
DRUGS AND MEDICINES
FOE ALL. . :
PAINTS, OILS, : CLASS &C.
At very low price, for cash. . -.
At San Francisco catalogue prices. Miscellane
ous Books, Stationery Ac:" : . .
Fisher's Block, Corvallis, Oregon.
. July 6 noil tf
LETTER FROM YAQUINA BAY.
A Fitting Reply to General Joel Palmer.
Yaq0tna Bat, Feb. 13, 1873.
Editor Democrat : - :
After reading a lengthy communica
tion in the Corvallis Gazette of Jan. 19th,
signed Joel Palmer, as a citizen of Ya
quina Bay, I deem it my duty to reply
to a few points in that communication,
not that I wish to enter into a newspaper
fight with him, but merely to lay the
plain simple facts before the public, that
the white citizens may have a hearing as
well as Mr. Palmer and the Indians. Mr.
Palmer says the question' is: "what is
the cause of this excitement ? Has it
any real foundation ? Has there been
anying npr ea thejndiangjor
their Agent to warrant this excitement 7
He then goes on and tries to show that
the, late Indian scare was gotten up by
designing persons, . without cause or
provocation, and claims that all is right
on the part of poor Lo and himself.
About five months ago I was informed
by an intelligent Indian, from the Siletz
Reservation- that the Indians were all
dancing, and expected by their dancing
to bring back their dead warriors ; then
they would wipe out the; whites, and
take their land. This, and similar
threats, have been made by intelligent
Indians, and not by foolish old squaws,
as Palmer would . have you believe.
These threats, as simple and erroneous
as they appeared to be, led us to believe,
knowing as we did the superstitious be
lief of the Indians, and the power and
influence it has over them, that at least
no good could arise from it, and it might
lead to harm if carried to extremes.
Following this was the burning of Mr!
Sawtell's house, which we are almost
compelled to believe was done by the
Indians, until we have proof to the con
trary, there being already positive proof,
from a reliable source, that the Indians
threatened to burn it, and the threats,
followed by the burning on the same
night. Inthe face of all this Mr. Palmer
has the hardihood ay there were no
signs of .hostile intentions among the
Indians. Why don't Mr. Palmer ferret
out this matter? Why don't he listen to
the evidence of reliable white people,
instead of taking the statement of the
Indian as positive proof that he did net
do it. He says Mr. Sawtell lost nothing
by the burning of his house . Let that
be as it may; but it is poor consolation
for those of us that have property here
that is not insured, if the Indians are
allowed to make threats of like manner,
and carry them into execution, almost
in the face of the Agent, without scarce
ly a passing notice from.him. In speak
ing ot the pow-wowthey had with the
Indians on the Siletz, Palmer says : " I
regret that a reporter was not present,
to have taken down the speeches of the
chiefs, upon that occasion." Now, sup
pose there had been a reporter present,
and reported their speeches, do you sup
pose we would have been any wiper on
the subject of the supposed difficulties ?
I think not. It they had deep laid
plans of mnrder and rapine on foot, and
foiled by the prompt and decisive
move of the whites, would it not be
natural for them to put on a long face,
and cry 'good Indian me 1" Mr. Palmer
does not seem to think there is the least
bit of treachery about the Indians.
Those who have had experience among
them know better. He says they have
been gathering together on the Reserva
tion for the purpose ot being Christian
ized.' One would think they were mak
ing great strides in that respect, to see
them painted up in a warlike manner
and hear their hideous yells, from eve
ning nntil morning, month after month,
until they are completelyexhaustcd, and
all this under the eyes of the Agent,
who professes to be their spiritual advis
or. ' In speaking of the establishment
of a military post on the Bay, he thinks
it would be more requsite for the protec
tion of the Indians than the whites. I
will agree that this might ultimately be
the case, were the Indians allowed to go
on committing depredations, and go un
punished by the authorities. He says :
" At the council referred to, and upon
learning from us the impression of our
people, they agreed to discontinue this
kind of dances for three weeks, at least"
So you see, there it is, only a cessation
of three weeks. 7 If Mr. Palmer has the
power over these Indians that he claims
to have, why does he not put a stop to
it at once ? In closing his comunication,
Mr. Palmer thinks there need be no ap
prehension on the part of the whites of
outbreaks, if they will extend to the In
dians the rights to which they are enti
tled. Now the question arises, what are
their rights ? Have they a right to steal,
burn houses, impose upon white settlers,
and insult women ? Or, is it right that
they should be kept on their reserva
tions, where Government has provided
ample means for their sustenance.' were
it honestly and judiciously distributed
among them I think the latter is right
and just towards the Indians, but the
Indians and a few whites seem to have
the idea that the former is their fight.
Now, sir, as long as they hold this klea,
and are allowed to carry it . into effect
will be trouble between them and the
whites -I think the G6arnnent made
a great mistake in opening up for white
settlement a narrow strip of land, situat
ed, as this is.between two reservations of
thieving Indians where it seems almost
impossible to prevent difficulty between
them and the whites. For this reason I
have always advocated the peaceable re
moval of the Indians to a more suitable
locality, but to effect this seems to be al
most an impossibility, as long as the
present party have power. Since their
leaders are bitterly opposed to such a
measure. Now, Mr. Editor, I will close
this communication, having, no doubt,
already intruded upon your space..
may eay Somethimg on this subject
again. . . A .north .bexdbb.
Suppose It Were So Now I .
By an ancient act of Parliament, the
penalites attached to witchcraft were
declared applicable to every woman
who by means of cosmetics, false hair,
padding, stays, hoops, high-heeled shoes
or other feminine devices,1 should se
duce or - betray into- matrimony; any
member of the opposite sex, and a mar
riage contracted under each circumstan
ces was declared null and void.' Were
soch a. statate in fore nowaday,- there
would be little need for Indiana divor
ces, and mothers-in-law would become
the most transient of life's fleeting ills.
But who will dare to say, in view of the
old laws and in the face of every day
sights on the public streets and public
assemblages, that the men who govern
thb world have not at least demonstra
ted their disposition to get bewitched?
" Feminine devices," eh ? Why, we
are all after them.
A Minority Pkesident. The New
York World arrives at the following con
clusion, after an analysis of the vote
of last November : In order to show
that Grant , is a minority President, it
cites the facts that over half a million
Democrats declined to vote ; five million
one hundred thousand of the legal
voters of the United States did not en
dorse President Grant at the polls, being
a majority, active and passive, against
him of . one million five hundred
thousand ; President Grant carried but
one Slate (Vermont) by a majority of
the whole number of legal votes; the
late election went by default, Grant re
ceiving a majority of the electoral vote
because there was no candidate in the
field upon whom the opposition could
unite. - : , . . ..
What Hit Looks Like. Oakes
Ames, the great Mobilierist and " Shovel-Maker,"
is represented as possessing
Teutonic proportions of stomach, etc.,
mounted on Yankee bow-legs, with head
as fantastically carved as Dean Swift's
forked radish, with nose and chin mutu
ally inclined to interfere with each
other's buisness. Ames is regarded in
Congress as possessing the soul of a
metallic shovel. He seems to have shov
eled several ; Congressmen into the
slough of the Credit Mobilier.
Includes thb " Trimmings." An
Iowa county 'squire concludes the
marital knot ceremony thusly : "Them
that the Court hath joined together let
no man bust asunder ; but suffer little
children to come unto them,', so help me
God." v ... .. ,..:.;,
A Countryman, stauding unconsci
ously on a register in a Cincinnati store,
attracted general attention to himself
by observing to his wife : .' Mariar, I
guess I'm going to have a fever ; I feel
such hot streaks a runnin up my legs !"
aUscellaneoug Items. -
' Lake Erie is one vast icy mirror. ' '
Every 47th Indianian is a Baptist. 4
Whipping-posts flourish in Canada
Louisville has 25,000 colored people.'
- A Hot-water gun is the latest inven
Near-sighted people are mostly great'
talkers. . - -
Chloral, it is said, will cure delirium
tremens. ' " 5
To know how to wait is the secret of
. Apple-jack distilleries are, liable to
explosion. " r
Open cellar windows keep the whole
house cool. i . , '.
. The original man had long arms and
dttmy lega. "' t--
V, Chicago has had ; 100 . murders lor
seven years. j
' Petroleum was discovered iaPennsyK
vania in 1859.
There are 4,855,109 negroes In th
United States. . '
- A Great many prominent people arv
in. feeble health.. , . ..
Peanut culture is pronounced a aw
cess 'in Michigan. 1 : .1
There are 2,620.531 Methodiets is
the United States. ' . .
Chicago brews 200,000 barrel of
lager beer annually. ; . . ,
Over $6,000,000 are invested in tee
breweries in Chicago. . .
Bed and Blue are the stylish colors
for noses this winter.
Tea from an earthenware pot is more,
fragraut than any other.
A Kangaroo is a carious chap when
it's wide awake it's leaping. ' ' : '
The worst kind of education To be
brought up by a policeman.
The City of Mexico has ordered
$40,000 statue of Columbus. '
More babies die in Chicago than hi .
any other city in the country.
Chicago boasts the largest . water-
pumping engine in the world.
The Phoenix was raised in a hot bed.
and that's what made him soar.
Why is the letter Y like a young
lady ? Because it makes pa pay.
A Chariton, Iowa, hen is bringing
up a kitten with marked, success. -
Canada has 50,000 Presbyterians,
and 308 ministers of that denomination.
An Irish gentleman speaks of the
Mississippi as "the father of McWaters."
The copper crop of Lake Superior,
for 1872, will crowd $8,000,000 in
The consumption of tea in the
United States is 50,000,000 pounds
annually. r :
South Carolina has less than 8,000
foreign-born persons among her 706,009
The Northern Pacific Railroad, is
completed to within twenty miles of the
Missouri river. . : ' ; i
A little girl at Dubuque amended the
the Lord's Prayer by asking for her
Why is the alphabet like cutting the
first teeth? Because it is taught yer
(torture) when young. . 1
A corpse in Chicago kicked the lid
off from the coffin, and called for his
customary matutinal cocktail. .-
Chili has over three hundred miles of
railroads, connecting some of the princi
pal trade ports with the interior.
New York is to have the county, in
stead of the district, system of repre
sentation in the General Assembly, r r
A boy who had read of sailors heav
ing up anchors, wanted to know if it
was sea-sickness that made them do it.
A self-confessed idiot says that the
finances of the United States, in their
present keeping, are 'Bout-well enough.
When a naughty little boy breaks a
window he should be punished, on the
principle that pains and penalties go
together. " , ..
. The clerks in the Pension office; at
Washington, yearly receive a Christ
mas present of a. pen-knife from the
. Men are frequently like tea ; the real
strength and goodness are not properly
drawn out of them until they have been
for a Bhort time in hot water. - : :