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Ittnln St., Corvullis, Oregon.
SOL. E3NG, - - Propr.
Awaraa both barns i am pkepaked to
V. offer superior accommodations in the Livery line.
Always ready for a drive,
At Low Rates.
fy stables are first-class in every respect, and com
petent and obliging hostlers always
ready to serve the public,
REASONABLE CHARGES FOR HIRE.
P rtteular Attention Paid to Boarding
ELEGANT HEARSE, CARRIAGES AND "HACKS
FOR PUN BRAES.
Coryallis, June 24, 188L 18:25tf.
. (LATE FROM ENGLAND)
Two doors North of the Vincent House,
All Orders promptly Executed.
Repairs and cleaning at moderate'prices. :18:261y
H. E. HARRIS,
One Door South of Graham k Hamilton's,
CORVALLIS, i . OREGON.
DRY GO DS.
Corvallis, June 24, 1881 I8:28tf.
CORVALLIS, OREGON, AUGUST 12, 1881.
Boarding and Lodging.
EESPECTFULLY INFORMS THE TRAVELING
public that be is now prepared and in readifltss
to keep such boarders as may choose to give him a
call, either by the
8INGLE MEAL, DAY OR WEEK.
Is also prepared to furnish horse feed. Liberal
hare of public patronage solicited. Give me a call
GEORGE KIS h
Philomath, Jane 24, 18.il. 18'25tf
N, B. AVERT, D. D. S.,
Havin located permanent
ly in Corvallis I desire to in
form the public that I am
ready to do all kind of dental
work. My instruments are
all new and of the latest im
proved style All work in
sured and satisfaction guar
anteed or the money refunded
Office over Graham & Gold
son's Drug store, Corvallis
GEO. P. WRENN,
Real Estate. Life and Ttirtit.
Will attend to collecting of money on account or
by note. Prompt attention given to all business en
trusted to my care.
Soon, Windows, Blinds and Mouldings
Kept constantly on hand.
rOffice opposite King's Stables. 22tf.
J. R. BRYSON, Attorney-at-Law.
A. J. YOUNG.
And Loan Agency.
Money to Loan !
XVe have money to loan on good farms iu Benton County in sums to suit borrowers.
LOW INTEREST AND LONG TIME.
Interest and Principal can be paid in installments.
DR. F. A. VINCENT,
OFFICE IN FISHER'S BRICK OVER MAX
Max. Friendley's New Store. AH of the latest
improvements. Everything new and complete. All
work warranted. Alease give, me a call. 18:25tf.
G. R. FARRA, M. D.
Physician & Surgeon.
OFFICE OVER GRAHAM, HAMILTON & CO'S
Drag Store. Corvallis, Oregon. 18:261.
A-ttorney at Law,
AO business will receive prompt attention.
Collections a Specialty-
Corvallis, June StV. ' IS-2Mf
FARMS FOR SALE!
We have a large list of Good Farms anrl Ranches situated in various portions of
Benton County, for sale on easy terms. Parties wishing to buy or sell a Farm, Ranch or
lowb rropeny, win save money by calling on us.
BRYSON & YOUNG.
Office.- Up-stairs in Jacobs & Neueass' New Brick, onoosite Occidental Hotel.
Corvallis, Oregon. " ' 18n27tf.
Genuine Buffalo Pitts
CHALLENGES THRESHER !
The Best is the Cheapest !
Many valuable improvements, making it KING OF THE FIELD.
Lightest Draft, Most Durable, Fastest, Best Cleaner and Grain Saver,
Handsomest and Hest Paint d Machine m the World. Never
taken out of the field for any other machine.
Examine the Challenger before Ordering.
For sale by WOODCOCK & BALDWIN.
MRS. N. C. P0LLY, Proprietress, .
FIRST CLASS IN ALL ITS APPOINTMENTS.
LARGE SAMPLE ROOM ON FIRST-FLOOR.
33FTlie Occidental if a new huildinar, newly furnished, and first class in
every particular. Siages leave this Hotel daily for Alliany, and Ya quin
Bay on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
ISJ o Chinese employed in this house.
GRAHAM, HAMILTON & CO.,
Druggists and Apothecaries,
-AND DEALERS IN-
PAINTS, OILS, UWm, BRUSHES, CUSS, PUTTY, TRUSSES,
SHOULDER BRACES, TOILET ARTICLES 4C.
A full line of B' okSj Stationery and Wall Paper. Orr drugs are fresh anrl
well selected. Paescrijdlons cornpciiiicli'd at all hours. 18-26ly
Wheat and other Grain Stored on the best of Terms by
Corvallis and Booneville.
SACKS FURNISHED TO PATRONS,
Mamma closed her book as eve grew dim;
'Twas a beautiful story, too
About a Captain who gave his life,
In a storm, to save his crew.
Her little boy sat on her knee, and thought
Of the tale she just had read;
Then, lifting his eyes to his mother's face,
"What is a hero?" he said.
' 'Is he always. I wonder, a great, strong man?
. Does one ever come to this town?"
Then mamma softly bends, and strokes
The curls of chestnut-brown.
"A little boy, like you, can bo
A hero brave and true,
Fighting, not giants, but faults, my pet
Willing to dare and do,
"In days of old, brave men were called
By the good name of 'knight;'
They helped the weak, and ever fought
For justice, truth and right.
"All heroes that the world has known
Once were but boys who tried
To lead a noble life, and leave
A grand name when they died.
"The bravest hero, dear little one,
May never in far lands roam,
Or do great deeds; but every boy
Can be a hero at home!"
Farmers will do well to call on me before making" arrangements elsewhere
Washington, Aug., 3. The members of
the cabinet now believe the president to be
ont of danger. This is evident because some
of them are preparing t- leave Washington
at an early day. Blaine has fixed Aug. 10th
for his departure with his family for Maine.
Hunt intends to start on a tour of the north
ern navy yards, on the 15th. Lincoln will
return to Rye beach next week, and Mc
Veaegh will go to Pensylvania about the
same time. The president can feel the
ball distinctly when in a sitting posture,
but is unable to do so when reclining. This
is owing to the abdomen pressing against
the groin. Surgeons out side of the case
say that an operation for the ball will be
necessary before the president is allowed
to leave his bed.
lew York, Aug 3. Guiteau sent for
District Attorney Corkhill, and demanded
of him to be released on $15,000 bonds.
He places his demand on the ground that
the president is out of danger and no prob
ability of i.nother relapse.
Buffalo, Aug. 3. Wm. G. Fargo, presi
dent of the American Express (Jo. and
mayor of this city died age. I 63 years.
Denver, Aug. 3. The Ute Indians will
80on-be moved to the new Ute reservation
of White and Green rivers in Utah.
Berlin, Aug. 3. -The harvest in Sc'eswig
Holstein has never been so bad. Most of
the farmers are selling their cattle and
horses, owing to a scarcity of fodder.
Chicago, Aug. 4. The city health au
thorities, aided by a detachment of police,
legan to vaccinate the citizens of he 14th
ward because small pox has lately been
plentiful among them.
Jacksou, Mi83., Aug. 4. Democratic
State convention met. Many contests are
reported and the feeling is bitter. The last
ballot stoodj Stone 106, Barksdale 96,
Weatherstou 23, Calhoun 18. There is cer
tainly a dead lock.
Denver, Aug. 4. Track laying on the
Mexican Central R. R. , began to day.
An engagement has just taken place be
tween Apaches and ranchers and Mexicans
on Red Creek in San Mateo Mountains,
New Mexico. Seven Mexicans wounded,
one died. Indians led by Naw are coming
North killing everything in their way. A
large number "of defenseless whites are re-
gorted killed. Four sheep herders have
een massacred in San Mateo Mountains
and others are missing.
A later dispatch from Capt Jack Craw
ford at Fort Craig, says at eleven, Thurs
day, the Indiaus jumped Mitchell's party of
10 Americans and 26 Mexicans out from
Cliloutle city tm a train in Red Canyon.
The flight lasted until dark. Three Indians
killed, nine Mexicans and Americans wound
ed and killed, with two missing.
The South Pueblo steel works will be
ready to work in about three weeks'. The
works cost over one million dollars and is
the first and only steel works established in
Colorado and is looked upon as quite an era
in its history. The company have a con
tract to furnish the Denver and Rio Grande
Co. with 30,000 rails for their extensions.
Wilmington, N. C, Aug. 4. Election
returns are coming in, and as far as heard
from not a single county is carried by prohi
bitionists. Washington, Aug. 4. Treasury depart
ment purchased 16,000 ounces of fine silver
for delivery at Philadelphia, San Francisco
and New Orleans mints.
Chicago, Aug. 5. Ever since Monday
morning a mysterious conclave of prominent
Irishmen, numbering something like a hun
dred, has been in session at one of the hotels
in this city under lock and key and iu a
room padded and otherwise secluded.
Many well known agitators are present and
it has leaked oat that these men are the
dynamite crowd. Their deliberations are
not as to whether dynamite shall be used
against England but as to the most feasible
way of using it. The plans were elaborat
ely as to how dynamite was to be furnished
and used on the vessels and citi s. Their fi
nancial condition is good having $100,000
Peoria, 111. P. W. Crow, of infernal
machine notoriety, is about to enter the
lecture field to tell what he knows about in
The opening of the Denver and Rio
Grande road to Durango 450 miles from
Denver in fouth-western Colorado was cel
ebrated there Aug 5th. The extension just
finished is 200 miles long- beginning at
Aim 03a on the Rio Grande and terminating
in the Animas valley where there are im
mense coal deposits a hundred miles wide.
It is also the southern outlet for the rich
mining district of Sanjuan which has been
but little developed owing to a want of
proper transportation facilities.
The Tribune thinks Geo C. Gorham, is
still laboring under the delusion that he is
a continuing candidate of the republican
senators for secretary of the senate. -
Denver, Aug. 5. A Santa Fe special says:
A courier came into Fort Craig this morning
who. reports that the Mescalero Indians,
who have since the 17th inst, been panned
by Lieut. Guilf oyle's command,, have crossed
the Rio Grande and are running off stock
and killing herders in Old Mexico. So far
as is known two herders aud one miner have
been killed and the Indians have captured
all the stock of Cams & McConkey's stage
line from Eagle station to Black Range.
Yesterday thirty-six citizens left San Mares
cal, armed and mounted, to bury dead
bodies of the killed. At noon yesterday
while eating, dinner in Red Canyon in the
San Mateo mountains, they were surprised
by Indians and or the first fire one man was
killed aud several wounded and stock cap
tured. Remainder of the whites got be
hind rocks and dispatched two men to Fort
Craig for help. General Hatch ordered
Lieut. Guilfoyle's command'of 50 men then
at Fort Craig to the scene of the fight where
they have probably arrived before this time.
Couriers have been despatched to two com
panies of cavalry scouting in San Mateo and
Cuchillo Navajo mountains, and Lieut. Tay
lors detachment of Indian scouts is guard
ing and scouting the Black Range. Two
companies of cavalry leave Navajo reserva
tion for Black Range to-morrow. Thus far
seven victims have been gathered in by the
recent raid. Gen. Hatch is of the opinion
that some Navajoes have joined the Apaches
as there is about CO Indians in this party.
The agent of the Mescaleros reports his In
dians all on the reservation, which is not
true, as they have been recognized in the
recent fight. When these Indians have
been pressed they double on their trail and
scatter, and when ouce on the reservation
they are safe.
Raleigh, Aug. 5. The election passed
quietly. Towns where prohibition strength
was conceded have all given so far as heard
from, a heavy anti-prohibition majority.
The majority against prohibition measures
will be lare, perhaps 40,000.
Seventeen counties gave a majority of 21,
748 against prohibition. Other counties
will probably make it 60,000 to 70,000.
The whites were divided. The negroes
solidly opposed the measure.
Milwaukee, Aug. 5. This is the warmest
day known in the history of Milwaukee.
The fireman of the steamer City of Milwau
kee died from the effects of the heat. Spe
cials to the Republican from the interior of
the State report a number of fatal cases of
sunstroke, and very many cases ot prostra
tion which will probably prove fatal; also
four cases of drowning.
Richmond, Aug. 5. The conservative
convention nominated P. W. McKinney for
attorney general and adjourned.
Cincinnati, Aug. 5. Judge Higley of the
police court; assessed costs against the board
of education because its sergeant -at-arms
had forcibly ejected a reporter who was
present at the executive session and again
refused to let him sit at au open session.
New York, Aug. 5 The Tribune's
Washington special says: A gentleman who
conversed with one of the wardens of the
district jail last evening elicited the follow
ing information in regard to Guiteau. When
first arrested the prisoner appeared to be
laboring to gain the good will of those about
him. He was easily satisfied and found no
occasion for grumbling. Lately he has
changed and exhibits great irritability, man
ifesting a wish to wrejk speedy vengeance
upon any attendant who offends him.
Guiteau looks forward to his trial with
some impatience. He experts to make a
profound impression as a lawyer on that oc
casion. Liverpool, August 5 Breadstuffs firm;
wheat, 9s 5d9s; for cent sal averrge Cali
fornia white, 9s 810s 2d; California club,
9s 2 d; red western spring, 9s 6d10s red
winter. Wheat for past three days, 161,-
OUO centals, including 87,000 American.
Paris, Aug. 5. President Grevy to-day
gave audience to Levi P. Morton, the new
American minister, and Gen. Noyes, the
retiring minister. Morton said: "It is a
pleasing part of my duty to present the best
wishes of the president of the United States
for your health and the welfare, prosperity
and happiness of France. America is at
peace and on friendly relations with all
nations. Toward France she cherishes a
warmer and deeper feeling. She would de
sire not only to express more warmly in this
year of centennial commemoration of our
ancient alliance her gratitude for services
rendered in the infancy of her existence,
and the earnest hope that this long un
broken amity may be perpetuated, but to
greet you as friends in the great work of
securing popular freedom under established
law. Both have struggled for free govern
ment, and both now enjoy what was defined
by our martyred Lincoln as a government
ot the people, tor the people and by the
people. America is proud to occupy with
France the foremost rank in the grand
march of nations towards that political
emancipation which gives every man voice
in his country's government, believing un
der such governmeut only can a nation per
London, Aug. 5. In view of the avowed
determination of a few Parnellites to ob
struct business of the commons, the views
of the opposition have been ascertained in
regard to the urgency for the supply. The
result of the inquiry encouraged the govern
ment. Jffj -,-.--
London, Aug. 5. In the central criminal
court Patrick Talfourd Hickey was con
victed of threatening to kill Forster, chief
secretary for Ireland, and sentenced to fif
teen months' imprisonment at hard labor.
Cork, Aug. 4. The laborers strike is
everywhere extending. At Queens town,
Mallow and at different centers of labor
men joined the movement. The strike
merged into a general agitation for" an in
crease of wages.
London, Aug. 4. The Lancet says: It
is to be remembered, unless President Gar
field's bullet causes local disturbance it
would not be in accordance with modern
surgical practice to attempt its removal.
Cape Town, Aug. 5, The American ship
Calcutta, Capt Smith, from Cebu, Philli
pine islands, May 3d, of and for Boston,
was totally wrecked on the coast of Riffar
arta. Only three of the crew were saved.
The Calcutta sailed from Cebu with a cargo
of sugar aud hemp, valued at $200,000.
San Francisco. Aug. 5. Wheat Higher,
active. No. 1, $1 45 1 50; No. 2, $1 40
Nevada City, Aug. 5. In honor of the
improvement in the condition of the presi
dent, the civil and military celebration has
been contemplated here to-day.
Ukiah, Cal'., Aug. 5. The town of Cove
lo, Round valley, fifty miles from here,
burned last night. The flames sprang from
an overturned lamp in a residence near
Marks & Rosenberg's store. Loss, $56,000.
Victoria, Aug. .5. Jones, who shot Mr.
and Mrs. Pollock at Yale, has been commit
ted for trial. He is a painter, lately from
A special steamer has been dispatched to
bring Chinameu from the Columbia river to
work in the Frazer river canneries.
Provincial exports for the year ending
June 30: $2,100,000, not including lumber.
In coal, $670,000 worth was sent away;
gold dust, $576,000; furs, $287,000; fish,
Bishop Erastus Otis Haven, a graduate
of Wesleyoan University and at one time
president of the University of Michigan died
at Salem on the 2nd inst. He was invited
to come there by the trustees of Willamette
University to deliver the Baccaleaureatc
Sermon during the commencement week
while there for that purpose he took sick
the result of which was his death. At the
time of his death he was Bishop of the
Methodist Episcopal Church.
Lignite coal has been found near Oakville,
Chehalis county, W. T. which is the out
croppings of the vein and has been suc
cessfully used at black-smithing.
Lafayette is to have an express, office this
is a need long felt by that city.
Salem is to have a Brass Band to be com
posed of some of the best musical ability of
The common council of portland on last
Wednesday evening among other proceed
ings declared the disputed ballot "200" un
lawful and that the same be not counted
for either Mr. Thompson or Simon which
then left the vote for mayor a tie. The
council then by resolution declared that
neither of them were elected and that the
hold over mayor D. P. Thompson continue
in office until his successor is duly elected
and qualified as provided by law.
On the 2nd inst the barn of widow Chand
ler containing a lot of hay and farming im
plements at Forset Grovewere destroyed by
fire. Its origin is not known.
The lighthouse tender Shubrick, is lying
at the foot of E street Portland, undergoing
a thorough overhauling, of which her ma
chinery stands in much need, she having
been on duty for a year aud eight months
without any repairs whatever. Standard.
Two weeks ago last Wednesday, says the
Lafayette Courier' some Danes emigrants
came to Rogers Landing. One of them,
a young man, went the same day out into
West Chehalem to see some of his own
country people, and whilst on the way was
misdirected, and wandered about and be
came bewildered, and traveled all night
trying to find his way back to Rogers' Land
ing, and in the night was robbed by two
men of $160.
A snake was captured on Front street,
Portland last Thursday, "near the St. Charles
Hotel. It was of the common garter variety
and was secured by a saloon keeper, who
put it in one of his bottles,. It. will prob
ably next be found in some one's boots.
The Chinaman "Charley." who was held
to answer bafore the grand jury on a charge
of attempt to commit rape, on a child a few
days ago near Portland, has furnished
necessary bonds, $5,000 and is now at lib
erty. A gentleman who lives in the vicinity
of the ranch where the crime was cwnmited
says, that it will be dangerous for Charley
to visit that locality, as there is a very
bad feeling towards him there
Some unknown persons one night last
week broke into the house of an old Ger
man named Delevan, who lives alone in a
cabin near the new cemetery, south of Port
land. He was awakened by a noise and
upon going to arise he was struck violently
on the head , with a club. He then grap
pled with his assailant and during the strug
gle the attempted murderer made his es
cape. The next day a Chinaman at work
on the cemetery grounds complained of be
ing unable to work, who had some scratches
and bruises on his person, and accounted
for them to his employer by the statement
that he had met with a fall. Mr. Delivlan
hearing of this swore out a warrant against
him for the offense of the night before.
Articles of incorporation of the Portland
and Tualitan Water Co. were filed in the
office of the Secretary of State last week.
Incorporators, H. C. Owens, C. B. Bellinger,
Geo. A. Steel; capital stock, $500,000 pur
pose to conduct water by the means of
canals, ditches, pipes, flames or other appli
ances from the Tualitan river to the city of
Portland and supply said city with good
wholesome water, duration, perpetual.
Engineer White is prosecuting the survey
for the N. P. Railroad between Kalama and
Portland. Preliminary lines have been run
on both sides of the Columbia, but that on
the south side is found to be the best, and
the work of locating it will commence at
ence. The grade is described as excellent
Mr. Frank Whalen, master ship builder
of San Francisco, has begun the work of
preparig the grounds and sheds at Astoria
to .build a steamer for the Hwacb Steam
Navigation Company. Standard.
Jack Powers, who shot and killed Ben
Cornelius on the Fourth, and who has been
a patient at St. Vincent's Hospital, was
yesterday taken charge of by Sheriff Bucbtel
and committed to the county jail .
Another lot of fishermen arrived at Port
land from Astoria yesterday- There are
now some six or seven hundred in the city.
Some of them have mad fair catches, but
many of them complain of poor luck. The
high boat of this season only took 3.300
neb, while many did not gci over 1,000.
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The price paid is 60 cents. Five years ago
when the price was 25 cents, the highest'
catch made by one boat was 10,000. Those?
who ventured farthest out at the month of
the river were not so successful as tfhoMf
who fished up the river.
We have received' a fetter from' Mr. Levi1
Davis, who has been ra the Willamette valley
for the last month for tiro purpose of intro
ducing the celebrated carp fish into' the'
waters of this state. He has already
stocked ponds at Astoria, Portland, Molalla,
Gervais, Corvallis and Eugene City, and is'
at present in this county for the purpose of
seeing what he can do in this line. Dalles'
A house belonging to Mrs. Elizabeth
Crane, situated in the suburbs of rtoseburue
was burned on Monday of last week. Eosr
$2000; insured in the State Investment for"
Articles of incorporation of the' Oregon
Fire and Marine Insurance Company were'
filed in the office of the Secretary Of Statu
last week. The incorporators are' W. H.
Ladd, M. S. Burrell, Henry Failing-' .
White, Charles Hodge, C. H. Lewis, Wm.
Reid, M. W. Fechhefmtr and Frank Dektim.
The business in which the incorporation'
proposes to engage is to carry on the fire an'l1
marine insurance business'in all its branches
or such thereof as the directors of the CW"
poration shall from- time to time establish
agencies therefore wherever and whenever"
it may be deemed convenient and profitable'
The amount of capital stock shall be $900,
000 and shall be divided into 30O shares.-
Statesman'. ". :..
A military road is now bein constructed
between Fort Colville and Spokane Falls.- -The
distance will be shortened' to 75 miles.-
The Secretary of the treasury at Washing-'
ton has placed the revenue cutter WolcOtt'
at the disposal of the department comman
der at Vancouver, for the purpose of en"
abling him to make a' recOhnoisance of the'
coast between Port Townsehd and' Cape'
Flattery, for the establishment of a' military'
telegraph line. Independent.
Track laymghas comenced on the main'1
road of the O. R. & N. Co. to Grange City.
There is a force Of about 100 men engaged?
on the work.
Forty or fifty cat loads of iron das' al
ready been discharged at Umatilla for the"
Baker City branch. . It is bftetttfed that
track laying should- hsgiA' soon OA' Ham
The 0. R. S. N Co. are now shipping'
about 50'ca'r loads of last year's wheat per1-'
day from Walla Walla. On' Wednesday
last 32 car loads of grain went down on the
train. This year's -wheat has just began'
coming into the depot, aud preparations
are being made to ship this year's crop as
fast as it can possibly be done. Statesman
Says the Colfax Democrat: The depot
buildings for Spokau Falls and Cheney will
be built within the next three weeks. Each
town will have a warehouse 24x74 feet, at
tached to which ther will be a station '
house 24x24, two stories high, and fitted np
in neat arid comlete style.
A few days si. ice a son of Emory Harris,
on Flat woods, was trying to draw water'
with a rope, when be'eaught one foot in the
roje attd fell and broke his arm. The next
morning, while Mr. Harris was gone with
his son to get the arm set, the baby fell in
the fire and was burned quite seriously
Gen Nelson A. Miles, commander in chief
of the department of the ftbluiSbia, hasf
arrived in Portland; he has visited Fort
Vancouver and was received with the usual
millitaty display due his rank.
Daniel Newson, who has made an extent
sive tour of Linn county, says Atwe ft no'
apperance of rust on the wheat except ar
little on the blade which will not effect thv
A piece of the btfrr millstone rock fron
the Barr mountain1 above Lebanon; if
Linn county, has been sent t'o Prof Condef
at Eugene for examination;
Miss Addie George, daughter of tn hU
Hon. Hugh N. George arid niece of oat
present congressman, M. C. Georjjje, no
has charge of the delivery window ,of th7
Portland Post oflSce.
Two waiters oft the R: Tbompac
have been nrfssing for several days, wider'
circumstances which lead to the supposition
that they have met with death by drown
The fishermen' from the Columbia hare
gone to wnrS on the railroad between Port-"
land and the Dalles.
A small branch from a plum dree-' an inch'
and a half long,- from the garden of Mr. Elf
Moran, in Portland, had 200 plums on it.
The weight of the fftiit broke the branch'
from the tree.-
Mrs.-Johnson; wife of 0r. Gabriel Jbbnsotv
died at her home near Jioriction City last
week, aged 78 years: She was-the mother"
of seven' children; and this is the first death
in the family.
Articles have been filed in the
office of Multrioa&l county,- and with i
Secretary of state, incorporating the
ware consolidated mining company with
capital stock of $10f,0D0 which is all snb-'
scribed" for the purpose of operating; their
mine at Wood river, l-
A' freight train of last wesk oft the O.
C. R Jffe, brought to this city from thef
neighborhood of Halsey. a car load of IMS
year's eat. The crop is being rapidly har
vested, and will soon oomtaehco to ' arriv sir
earnest.- Portland rjtandas'dv'