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Oregon Official Directory.
, L. F. Grover.
. :..VS. F. Chad wick.
; L. Fleischrier.
, S. C. Simpson.
Secretary of State
Treasurer of State..'.. .
Register of State Lands
E. S. McComas.
U. S. Senator James K. Kelley,
" .' H. W.7orbett.
Congressman . . James H-Slater.
TJ. S. District Judge .
Clerk U. S. ourt...
Surveyor General . . .
Sup't Ind. Aflairs ....
U. S. Collector.... ..
.Tho's G. Young.
....XT. II. Odell.
,.A. B. Meaeham.
...... Yf. Bowlby.
V.'.. R. Willis, Register, Rosbeur.
B. Herman, Receiver, ,t
Owen Wade, RegUter, .... Oregon City.
'Henry Warren, Receiver, .... "
J. H. Stevens, Register, .... ..La Grande.
Di.Chaplin, Receiver, ... . - : " -.,.-
' SUPREME COURT.
J. P. Prim, Cfhief Jsutice, : Jacksonville
. A. J. Thayer, ...Corvallis
35. F.Bonham.... Salem
W. W. Upton,.... Portland
L. L. Mc Arthur, Baker City
U"i!t Tiisf-vlr. ' Jankann and JnsenMne
2d District : Benton, C003, Curry, Doag-
las anu lane. ou xtatricu i mii, iu.uiuu,
Polk and Yamhill 4th District : Clacka
mas. Columbia. Uulnoman 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 .Monday in uctoDer;
Jackson, Second ilbnday in February,
June and N ovember. '
Second District Douglas, third Mm-
day in October, and second .Monday in
. May ; Coo3,.fourai Ifonday in May, and
second .Monday in September; Curry, first
.Monday in June ; Lane, tnira iuonuay in
April,' HI HI ursij ju3ilva.y iix n vrcmuci ,
: Benton, second Jtfonday in April, and
third iUbnday in November.
Third Disfet-Linn, fourth afonday in
March, and Srifond Jonday in October ;
Marion, second ilfonday in March, J une
and November . Polk, second Monday in
May, and fourth Jtfonday in N ovemoer ;
Yamhill, second Monday in April, and
fourth Monday in October; Tillamook,
second Monday in July.
Fourth District-Claekamas, fourth Mon
day in April and September ; Multnomah,
second Monday 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, and second Monday , in November :
Grant, first Monday in June, and third
Monday in September ; Bilker, third 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
Benton County Directory.
County Judge John Burnett.
County Clerk B. W. Wilson.
SheriiT... J. S. Palmer.
Confnilssioners, J. Chambers, J. Edwards.
Treasurer.... ...William Groves.
Assessor ....W. H.Johnson.
School Superintedent.. A. Brown.
Surveyor ....George Mercer.
Coroner..:. Dr. T.J. Right.
Justice ot the Peace ...... W.R. Privett.
Constable ... James Graves.
TEHMS OF COUNTY COURTS. .
On the First Monday in each Month.
a. j. Lawrence.
at to en et-a t -laws
Rooni No. 22, Detmn's BnfldJng, -PORTLAND,
. " Haw 8, 1873. - 2:46yl
DR. E. W. BIOQLE,
Bavins nurchnsed the interest of Dr. D. S,
Strvkerr in the DENTAL BUSINESS,
would resnectfullvannounce to the citizens
of Corvallis and vicinity that he is now
prepared to perioral -
FIRSTCLASS DENTAL OPERATION
In the most approved styles, on short no-
2 tice. and at reasonable charges. 4
JOHN B0SWELL, H. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Will attend promptly to all calls in the
line ot uis protesstoa. -
Office at Graham & Bnyley's Drag Store.
Residence. Southwest corner f second
blockxiortii of Court House-. ?,
October 25, 1872.-' ' . 2:27tf
L. FOLEY, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON I
OFTICK AT ;
Cfraham's Drag Store,
T. V. B. EffiBREE,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Polk County, Oregon.
Office at Resi
Justice of the Peace, r
CORVALLIS - - - - - - Oregon
WILL GITE PROMPT ATTENTION TO THE
Collection of notes ana accounts.
Particular attention paid to all business en
trusted to ins care. M
Office ill New Engine House, . Up-stairs
R. S. STRAHAN,
i Attorney at Laiv.
CSOffice corner 3d and Monroe Streets.
V. A. CHENOWETH,
I. K. SMITH.
CHENOWETH & SMITH.
CsSOffick at the Court House.
C. W. FITCH
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Engene City,- Oregon.
"Will practice in the different Courts of the
Legal Tenders bought and sold.
KS-Officjs two doors North of the Post
u il ice. ma4:ii.
. Attorney at Late,
Wil 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 nt Dr. Bayley's Store, on
Mam street- .
Conveyancing done on short notice and
DRUGS AND MEDICINES.
GRAHAM & BAYLEY,
CORY ALUS ........ Oregon.
Glass, Putty, .
and Dye Stuf&,
A Fine Assortment of Lamps and Lamp
Pure Wines and Liquors for Medicinal
BThvsician's PrescriDtions carefullv Com
pounded at all hours.
ALLEN & WOODWARD.
HAVE - "
DRUGS AND MEDIC IKES
PAINTS, OILS, GLASS IlC.
At very low price, for cash.
At San Francisco catalogue prices. Miscellane
ous Books, Stationery- &o.
Fisher's Block, Corvallis, Oregon.
OUT OF THE ASKES!
X -A-ISTTJEI, KNIGHT
: : nAS AKISEN.
FROM THE ASKES OF THE LATE EJftE!
ana is preparea to do
BL ACKS MITHIWO
ON REASONABLE TERMS.
FROM THE MODOC WAR I
THE LAVA BED OUK
THE MCDCCS ESCAPE TO THE HILLS I
THE CATALRY Uf HOT PTJRSUIT!
Sconchin and Scar-Faced Charlie Killed
From the Democbat Extra of Monday.
Dispatches received yeBterday after
noon bring dates from Yreka up to last
On Thursday the Stronghold of Cap
tain Jack was captured, the Warm
Spring Indians being the first to enter
the cave and scalp Scar-Faced Charlie,
who was lying wounded. . Schonchin
wa8'alsd killed . Only the sick "and
wounded remained in the' cave when it
fell into onr hands.' A party of fifteen
Indians got between the troops in the
lava beds and the camp, and killed a
teamster named Engene Hovey. The
Indians hare escaped from the lava
beds, and are making southward, close
ly followed by cavalry. . '
Since the escape of the Indians, con
siderable alarm is manifested by the
settlers- of Klamath and Del Norte
counties. Shasta county, too, is in
danger of a raid ;
The Modocs have been endeavoring
to get other tribes to join them.
Mrs. Meaeham was not ailowed to
proceed any further than- Linkville, on
account of Indians. - Her husband is
We learn that there is a large cave.
six miles from the late Modoc stronghold
in a southeasterly course, the very di
rection taken by the Indians. . This
cave will be harder to approach, and
will protect them much better from the
shells, and is amply supplied with wood
and food for animalb, but is some dis
tance from water. Between these two
caves are a number or lesser caverns
and creviceB, but no water. A circuit
of thirty or forty miles will be neces
sary to be made to take guns and sup-1
plies to the new stronghold which the
rascals now certainly ocenpy (or the
remnant- which - succeeded in "reaching
it.) They are believed- to' be running
very short of provisions and ammuni
tion," and to be much demoralized.
How to Dwarf a Town,
If you want to keep a town from
thriving, don't put up any mope build
ings than you can conveniently occupy
yourself. If you should accidentally
have an empty building, and any one
should want to rent it, ask three times
the value of it. Demand a Shylock
price for every spot of ground that God
has given you stewardship. over. Turn
a cold shoulder to every mechanic and
business man seeking a home with you.
Look at every new-comer with a scowl.
Run down the work of every new work
man. Go abroad for wares rather than
to those who seek to do business
your midst, xau to advertise or
any other way to snpport your paper,
so that people abroad may know wheth
er any business is going on in that
town or not. Wrap yourselves up
within yourselves with a coat ot imper
vious selfishness. There . is no more
effectual way to retard the growth of a
town than actions like these enumerat
ed, and there are people in every town
who are pursuing the same course every
day of their lives, and to whom the
above remarks are respectfully offered
for their consideration.
The New York Times, which ought
to be unimpeachable authority in such
matters, says that the ' thirteen appro
priation bills passed by the last Con-.
gress aggregate $l95,S3b,334 ; while
last year the appropriation amounted
only 8170,278,564. The Times
also says that $2,000,000 of the $25'.-
000,000 excess is composed ot sundry
items " struck from last year's list for
political effect," and replaced now, we
presume, on account of political neces
sity. Where the remaining $20,000,000
come from, the Times does not inform
us, but in view of the many professions
of retrenchment and reform, made by
the radical party, this information would
be exceedingly interesting to tax-payers.
We understand that an 1 nnfortunate
woman with three children,-who want
ed to go to Oregon, was assisted to that
extent yesterday by some of our citi
zens. A card table in one of the saloons
furnished the greater part of - the mon
ey, and the poor woman, by this unex
pected assistance,, was enabled to start
for Oregon on the stage this morning.
Utympia JLrioune. .
Will onr cptemporary give the saloons
credit for this act of charity ? If not.
perha-ps a higher Power will,' - " "-
tWritten-for the Democbat.
Do we ever stop to think how many
of ns are . sailing over life's uncertain
eea under false colors j that is, appear
ing to be what we really are not 1
Seven-eighths of all that is sought for,
honored and admired in the world, is
deceptive, and really has no solid worth,
or becomes greatly reduced in value
upon arriving at its tine state. .
What is there that is suffered to stand
in its own true and honest character ?
In every sphere of action, in the church
and in the affairs of Stater, in the field
of 'public strife, and in the circle of social
delight, we find that everything suffers
from transformation. '
. S?1' Pra6
. FPL - - .1 . I
iw aecepiion ; ine trauesman enoeav
ore, by the most subtle art, to convince
one of his business capacity, and strives
to palm off upon his customers, his old
and damaged goods, as being the latest
style and of the best quality. The me
chanic, to convince one that he is
superior workman, would employ every
artifice possible; to establish his position
as such. .The politician labors to have
one believe that it is for the good of the
country alone that be is prompted to
accept an office ; and the minister, that
his sermons are entirely original, and
his creed the best. Villainy, under the
garb of truth and honor, seeks also to
deceive, and thousands, have fallen vie
tims to its power. A he poor hide their
poverty, and the : rich strive to ' outdo
each other in show and parade.
The very worst ot tyrannies are per
petrated under the guise of liberty, and
crime nourishes under the guisa Ot hon
esty. If the world should suddenly be
come honest, abandoning all deceptive
schemes and false sham, what a shock
would the fashionable world have to
moet ! What cargoes of finery would
become worthless 1 What tales of de
ception and. mystery would become un
raveled I In short, what a change would
take place in every department ot lite
and action! But let us hope that the
day is at hand when every thing- will ap
pear juBt as it should, and be . honored
or dishonored, according to Us real
Let society abandon its false position,'
and let us establish only' the right, how-
ever. homely and, uninviting it eaajB-wpw
pear. Let truth only abide, and merit,
in whatever form it may appear, be re
warded according to its just deserts.
Laying aside all false colors and de
ceptive pretences, come boldly forward
and proclaim that the foundation, where-
ever you stand, is a sure and true one
and that the principles you seek to en
graft in the minds of the moving throngs
are not embellished with fictitious cov
erings and gilded coloring", in order to
attract the unsuspecting and credulous;
but that they are the plain, nuvarnish
ed truths, without the glitter and follies
Then may we hope to see the villain
esteemed as villains deserve) the" just
honored as they merit, and the world
progressing in light, knowledge and
happiness. , ' It. W.
Soap Creek, April 10, 1873.
No Baked Beans Sunday. The
New York Tribune of April 1st has the
following : A most frightful desecration
of the New England Sabbath occurred
at Chicopee, Mass., last week. The
State Constables, not appearing to com
prehend the religious duty of eating
baked beans on the babnatb, actually
went about in the morning and closed
all the bakeries, with the beans intend
ed for many a domestic dinner left in
the. ovens !. The moral lesson of the
morning sermon, if it happened to be
against profane swearing, mnst have
been, we fancy, strangely disregarded
by the head of many a hungry family.
There was an equal scarcity of brown
bread, and altogether we suspect that
the Sabbath in Chicopee, on that occa
sion, was hardly a sweet day of rest.
The rectory of Falmouth, a town in
Cornwall, England, about fourteen miles
from Lizard Point, was recently put up
for sale. Many of the livings of the
Church cf England, as by law establish
ed, are in the gift of the landed proprie
tors, and they have the right to appoint
any ministers of that church whom they
choose to become pastors of the Chris
tiau hock. . When a pastor, becomes
stricken in years, and the owner of a
living wauts to raise money, he can sell
to the highest Didder the right to ap
point a successor. The living that is,
the spiritual charge of the peopl in the
parish is put up at auction just like a
horse or an easy chair. . .
Paris letters say that of twenty mill.
ion francs subscribed in France for the
construction of the imaginary Memphis
aud El Paso Railroad, eighteen and a
half millions went into . the - pockets of
those engineering the scheme. The
remainder was nsed to make extrava
gant contracts, that the sale of bonds
might be further stimulated,
Yaqulna Bay Correspondence.
Elk City, April 16, 1873.
Editor Democrat :
The news from the lava beds, which,
thanks to your enterprise, reached us on
the 15th iust., was indeed startling.
Thus the comical farce so enacted by
the Peace Commission has at last ended
in tragedy. ThisAdministration has long
held gentle dallianee. with murderers
whose hands were yet reeking with the
blood of their victims. - The wail of
widow and orphan has been wasted on
empty air, less cold than the hearts of
those who should avenge and protect.
Convicts and unprincipled speculators
hare thrown dust into the eyes of the
Administration.' who seemed willing to
I ' . - O
be blinded. . This little-band of Dig-
erg ht!g been treated with more nunc
tulious . and , excessive courtesy than
would have been allowed, had we been
engaged in honorable warfare with Eng
land or a ranee, tfut now we have the
enemy on the hip. They have most
treacherously violated international law.
No nation on- earth could refuse to enter
into an alliance defensive against the
Apropos to Indian affairs, things are
encouraging ou the buelz. ; A great
many Indians ot both sexes were lately
converted there. A good many Indian
men, and some women have recently
started lor (Jorralhs, that they may en
joy your superior advantages for Chris
tian worship, especially evening prayer
meetings. Let me beseech especially
the youth of your city to take these
people (who are seeking truth) by the'
hand, water their souls with the iuice
of salvation, wrestle with them till the
third hour, if need be.- When you go
to prayer meeting, nil your pockets with
ham sandwiches, and distribute among
them, lhese are better than tracts. If
you want to convert an Indian, convict
him through his stomach ; 11 him with
grub. There is a sympathetic chord
running from the gastric juices to the
heart. .- ... ,
The weather here is delightful. Trout
and the good things of life generally
are abundant. Money don t bother,
and we exist in a kind ot atmospheri
cal 'elixir, compounded of medicated
zephyrs from the sea and the balm of
fragrant flowers which blossom on the
mountains. E. N. Sawteli..
Yeast fob Hot Weather. The
subjoinecTrecipe for yeast, adapted to
not weamer or not climates, is given in
Morgan's Trade Journal : Boil two
ounces of the best hops, in four quarts
ot water, for half an hour ; strain it
and let the liquor cool down to a new-
milk warmth. Then put in a email
handful of salt and a half ponnd of su
gar (brown), beat up one pound ot the
best flour with the liquor.and mix up all
well together. The third day add three
pounds of potatoes boiled aud mashed,
aud let it stand till the next day, then
strain and it is ready for use. Stir fre
quently while making, and keep near a
nre. xeiore using snr wen. it wui
keep two or three months in a warm
place. This yeast is very strong;
half the usual quantity necess try for
baking is sufficient. v
Withdrawal of Railroad Lands.
In the case of the Oregon Central
Railroad grant, the Secretary of the
Interior decides that the land may be
withdrawn from the road, on a route
from Roseburg to the Willamette, me
ridian and the outline of the' railroad,,
filed with the present application for
withdrawal, provided that the road
agrees that this shonld be the ultimate
route. .The decison says nothing about
the route to be pursued after the road
reaches the meridian ; but as the Cal
ifornia and Oregon road will strike the
line about the meridian, it is understood
the Oregon Central will proceed dhect-
rectly south to make a junction with
the California and Oregon road. The
proposed withdrawal on the Klamath
lake will not be made. -
Gentleman ' My good woman, how
much is that goose V Central Market
Woman " Well, you may have the
two at seven bits." Gentleman M.But
I only want one." Market - Woman
Can t help it ; am t goin to sell one
without the other. . Them ere geese, to
my certain knowledge, hev been togeth
er for more'n thirteen years, and I ain't
a goin' to be so uufeelin' as to separate
A New York paper complains that
free love and divorce Courts have ter
ribly undermined the institution of
marriage ; and that now the last step
toward emancipation by a man who has
invented shirt-buttons that can be put
on with a screw-driver. With this de
vice the last necessity for a wife has
gone. , ."
Did our readers ever hear their young
lady acquaintances ask each other;
What's your politics T" and then
giggle. The question has a hidden
meaning, ior explanation apply to J
the first lady yon know who wears a
large' bustle. .
"A Fiendish Ghoul.''
In order to show that we were not
alone in protesting against the ghoulish
attack of the Gazette on John Murray,
we reproduce the following, from the
Lafayette Courier. The writer evident
ly knows Carter, and understands the
subject whereof he speaks : -
Carter, of the Gazette, makes the un
timely and sad death of Mr. Johu Mur
ray, by suffocation in the burning City -Hotel
at Corvallis, the occasion for a
homily upon deceased's chances for
heaven and immortality, and concludes '
they were slim indeed. ; John Murray
was a specimen of God's noblest handi
work, an honest man, a true - patriot, a
philanthropist, a gentleman, i A man of
a large and genercus heart and kindly
impulses, John Murray's greatest weak-ness-
was his love for his fellow mortals.
In the truest sense of the term, he was
a Christian. In comparison "with W.
B. Carter, where both were knownr
Jehn Murray wa3 immeasurably hia
superior in all those - qualities which
make men respected and loved. The
majority of the citizens of Corvallis will
bear us out in all we here say. If it be
trne that John Murray's fitness for
heaven was to be questioned, we pity
the chances of such simpering hypocrites
and base pretenders as W. B. Carter s
his place is to the left and far below
that occupied by the lamented Johu
Murray, if one's conduct in this life
may be taken as any index to his
Legislative Decorum in Arkansas.
The New York Herald's correspond
ent at Arkansas Legislature telegraphs.
tnis from Little Kock, March 26th
In the House to dav the following
Mr. Furbish f colored! called Tin tha
bill to create the county of Coolidge.
The Cbair stated that the bill needed "
Mr. Furbish Then, with the r.nnflp.nfc
of the House I will withdraw the G
d bill. .
Mr. Miller I move that the lan
be taken down, aud that the member ha
expelled. . -
Mr. Furbish-I wish the whole G- -d
Legislature " -: - ;
The Chair Mr. Furbish . will coma
to the bar of the House.
Mr. Furbish I will be o-lad to bn
expelled, and never want my name
used in connection withjjhis G d
Legislature again. ... , ,
The Seprecentative walked- forward
to the bar of the House;' when a motion
was made to adjourn and carried.
' Civil, Service Reform. The Pres
ident, in his inaugural, took occasion to
assure the public of his determination to
carry out a reform in the civil service of
the country, and as an evidence of his
good faith in this regard has "removed
the Postmaster at Raleigh, N. C;, in or
der to make room for the appointment
to that office ot the notorious W. W.
Holden, who, while he was Governor of
North Carolina, in consequence of fla
grant malfeasance, was impeached, con
victed, deposed from office, and declar
ed forever disqualified from holding any
position of honor or trust under the
State Government. The administration
of public affairs in North Carolina under
Holden was iuexpressiblv diseraeefnl.
and resulted in the imposition upon the
taxpayers of millions of dollars of fraud
ulently contracted debts. He was dis
graced by the votes of Republicans, but
has found a constant friend in the Pres
ident, who now shows eaual . disregard
of his own professions and of publio
opinion in appointing him to a lucrative
and responsible office.
Grant's Nepotism. There can be.
says the N. Y. Sun. no' stronger evi
dence of Grant's disregard of publio
opiuion than his renomination of his
Brother-in-law Casey to the collector
ship of the port of New Orleans. By
this act he blasts the hopes of that large
class of our citizens who professed to
believe that he did not err wiUfulIyV but
through inexperience, in appointing and
maintaining in office men like Caser.
There can no longer be any excuse for
such overweening confidence on the
part of honest men. .The facts in" this
case are too well known, are so ' over
whelming, that there can be ; ho' excuse
tor this outrage agaiust decency ' and
good morals, to say nothing of civil ser
vice retorm. -.-
Is it not uniust to blame General
Grant for securing for his soq Fred $3,
500 a year, instead of 61.5001 Can
those who approve the President's lob
byiug to get $50,000 a year for himself,
when he agreed to -work tor $25,000,
properly find fault with his little gamer
for doubling the salary of his oldest son.
Poisoned Cattle. A- Salem iriao,
sends the following recipe for poisoned
cattle : Take two ilatesful' of flour,
mixed in a pail of "water ;. give, in a
drenehmg horn, as soon as possible.. If
they don't get up in an hou$ give them
another dose, l here is no danger ot .
giving them too much.- -. -