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' WASHINGTON NEWS
Budd's Ait , -Opium BUI.
Washington, March 22. The Critic to
aisjht says: '.'i?udd of Caliioruia is one of
She beet posted men in congress on the Cfu
nese question. He is working for the pas
sage of his bill to prohibit and punish the
importation of opium or any of its various
concomitante, which are used in opiuin
smoking dens so freely on the I'acirie coast.
He aays in the preamble to his bill that the
habit and curse of opium smoking have
been introduced among our people and is
epeading with .leartul rapidity, under the
foste.4dg care of the Chinese. He believes
the increaset.'f the j;abt has been upwards
of 800 er cent, daring the Tjastjyear, the
importation of opium increasing from S0,)00
to 250,000 pounds daring the last year.
Add to this the rediculous proposition to
reduce the duty 20 per cent, and you have
,'the climax. This is winking at crime; it is
nothing short of crime, for the habit of op
ium smoking cannot be overcome when
once acquired. Its k'tims w(ilj not live in
any place where the drug cannot be pro
cured. Fifty per cent, of the Chinese popu
lation oil the Pacific coast are addicted to
the habit, and the cessation of the importa
tion of the drug would cause a lare exodus
of the people. Mr. Budd proposes a law
that will punish anyone win imports or who
is interested in having imported any of the
tinctures of opium, laudanum, ect., by a
fine of $5C0O, or imprisonment not toxceed
five years. The measure forbids the sale of
the drug aL."
The Northern Pacific.
Washington, March 18. Judge Payson
will soon make a motion to pass the bill to
forfeit the land grant of the Northern
Pacific under a suspension of the rules.
Officials of the road are contesting this at
every point. The points they make are
First The grant is non-forfeitable in
terms. Congress refused to put a provision
in the charter of the company that the
land should revert to the public domain for
.a breach of the conditions prescribed. In
its place a section was inserted which gives
cougress the right only "to do all acts and
things which may be needful and necessary
to insure a speedy completion of the road."
Second if congress had any right to
forfeit the grant, that light was waived
when the government through its executive
department permitted the company to go on
and build 1200 miles of the road after the
time limit expired, and officially examined
and ecepted the road section by section,
knowing that such acceptance gave the com
pany authority, under an act of congress, to
issue bonds which were a lien on the entire
Third That the government further
waived the right, if any existed, to take
possession of any part of the grant for a
failure to complete the road within the pre
scribed -,ime whenever it took 2.50 an
acre iroiu seiners pre-empting puhlic lands
within the limits of the grant, instead of
31.25, which is the price of such lands out
si ie of railroad grant limits.
Fourth The holders both of the bonds
and the "preferred stock of the company
have acquired vested rights of property iu
.the entire grant which cougress cannot now
destroy. The courts would protect these
rights if congress should attempt to set
Cheeky Cattle Men.
Washington, March 24. Secretary
Teller to-day sent to the house a supple
mental report relative to the unlawful
fencing of public lands in Nebraska. The
report is a special one by the United States
deputy surveyor, who jijs: "The whole
country embraced in my district, north
western Nebraska, is occupied and run by
capitalists, engaged in cattle-raising, who
have hundreds of miles of wire fence con
structed, inclosing all desirable land, in
cluding water courses, to form bairiers for
their cattle and prevent settlers occupying
the land. They also repieseut that they
have desert and timber claims upon the
land they have enclosed. The fences are
Vuilt often so as to close several sections in
one stock ranch, and ranches are joined to
gether from mountains clear round to
mountains. Again persons going there in
tending to settle are notified that if they
settle on the land the ranchmen will freeze
them out. They will not employ " a man
who settles on or claims lands, and he can
not get employment from any cattle men in
the whole country. My chief object iu ad
dressing yon is po report the wholesale de
struction of valuable timber on government
land in this whole region by cattle men,
who pretend to own and raise it. There
were thousands of logs cut last summer and
hau'ed to accessible points, to be used as
fences, corrals, landing shutes and houses
in Nebraska aud Wyoming. "
Petition for Artesian Wells.
Washington, March 25. Dolph yester
day presented to the senate a letter frrtm
the governor of Oregon, indorsing another
from John Minto, a prominent sheep raiser
in that state, in which the suggestion was
made that the government should make an
appropriation to test the artesian well sys
tem for the country lying beyond the range
in Eastern Oregon. Minto states that a great
deal of laud in that part of the state is ex
cellent for agricultural and grazing purposes,
if watered, and that if a system of artesian
wells could be established and made success
ful, it would result in rapidly settling the
country up. Minto mentions the fact that
'many artesian wells have been made a suc
cess in California and other parts of the Pa
cific :oast. At a suggestion of Dolph, ths
letters weie referred to the committee on
public lands, who, after consideration, may
report reccomending a sufficient sum for
experiments by the secretary of the interior
o be pat in the general appropriation bill.
Experiments such as these suggested by
Minto have been made in Colorado, but
with only partial success.
New York, March 23. The Tribune
ays: The,vlregon .liailwa and Navigation
Company ,iias negotiated $3,000,000 of its
.lew issue of bonds through Boston bankers.
The authorized issue .is oyer $14,000,000, of
.vhich yearly $b',000,()v0..was reserved to re
tire prior bonds and $1. 200,00). to fay out
standing script certificates. The balance of
.he issue was to have been taken by Baring
3ros. of London, but before the negotiation
closed it jtaa discovered that the recent
iaw of Oregon relating to mortgages impair,
ed the validity of .these bonds. Particulars
of the present sale ha ve not been made pub
lic. Private dispatches from President
Coolidge received yesterday announced that
the sale had been made and that the com
pany would proceed at once to finish its
branch to Huntington to a junction with the
Oregon Short Line, which has been practic
ally completed by the Union Pacific railway.
About 100 miles remain to be built, but con
siderable work has been done and it is ex
pected that the line will be completed be
fore next fall.
New York, March 23. An officer of the
Northern Pacific Rajlroad Company said
yesterday that the report that Land Com
missioner Lamborp had been asked to resign
was wholly without foundation. "Lamborn
has been summoned from St. Paul," ha said,
"merely to go to Washington. He will
furnish congress with needed information
about the laud department of the compauy.
We wanted to submit the best evidence in
our possession against some of tho foolish
charges made in opposition to the Co. about
land. We, therefore, sent for our land com
missioner. Lamborn is regarded as an ex
cellent and -.ndustrious officer, .wiiose resig
nation would be received with regret."
New York, March 23. The Sun's spec
ial from St. Paul says: "Immigration has
begun early and with a rush. The North
ern Pacific had twelve cars full of passengers
more than 000 in all, last night westward
bound. A liberal portion were for Wash
ington territory and Oregon. To-night's
train had sixteen cars, that required two
engines to pull it into Fargo. "
Senator Sherman Interviewed.
Philadelphia, March 24. A Washing
ton special to the Press gives an interview
with Senator Sherman regarding the issues
now before the republicans. This is the
first time Sherman has given his views for
publication this year,
"What will be the vital issues of the can
vass ?" asked the interviewer.
"The tariff aud the southern question.
The attitude of the democratic party upon
the economic question, as well as the action
of the present house, has clearly marked
out the tariff as the leading issue, and the
passage of the Morrison bill very sharply
defines the standing of the two parties
upon this question. The republican party
has a consistent record in favor of protec
tion, and it was a mistake to have marred
it by the reduction made in the bill passed
by the last congress. Especially is this true
of the attack made On the wool industry,
in which a million of farmers are interested.
The true republican position is to stand
firmly for protection, and leave tariff agita
tion to the democracy."
Next to the tariff the southern problem
will probably be the most important issue.
This question must be boldly met, and the
sooner the better. This year we will have
a new phase of it. There will be an united
south against the business as well as the
political forces of the north. Despite their
material interests they will" follow a free
trade president and party often against con
viction. Because of their ambition to get
control of the, national administration.
There is a strong protection sentiment in
the south, but it will not appear in a presi
dential year, and that section will for a
long time, perhps always, be democratic.
I think there will be no difficulty in cary
iug Ohio this year a good candidate can do
it. I am in no sense a candidate, and
would not make an effort for the nomina
tion. A united and enthusiastic party is
more important than one man. Hence. I am '
for bending every energy for the first pui
pose and am not a candidate."
Postal Telegraph Question.
Washington, March 25. The house
committee on PostofHces and post roads met
again this morning to consider the schemes
of a postal telegraph. Before they took up
action on the bill intreduced by Mooney of
Mississippi yesterday, constituting the
Mackey Postal Telegraph Company the gov
ernment's agent for telegraphy. Summer of
California appeared before the committee to
oppose the bill, and made an elaborate ar
gument, showing the technicle features of
the measure to be more objectional than its
This bill was originally brought into the
committee without introduction in the house,
and in manuscript form. This was objected
to by several members, and Mooney, there
fore, introduced it in the house in order to
get it printed, and is not committed to its
In his argument Sumner said that if the
confcnittee intended to indorse the propo
sition to farm out the telegraph business, it
might as well give up all idea of a postal
telegraph this session, for no such scheme
could pass the house. He thought it would
be as ridiculous to turn government tele
graphing over to a corporation such as the
Mackey company, as to turn the postoffice
department or mail carrying over to rail
ways. Summer jumped at the proviso in
the bill enacting that service shall be extend
ed to the Pacific coast in seven years. He
thanked the agent of the Mackey company
who was present, for his kindness in allow
ing tbe benighted Pacific coast to partici
pate in the benefits of the postal telegraph
seven years after it had been established in
PACIFIC jCO AST
Fire in the Newcastle Mines.
Tacoma, March 22. The most raluable
property owned by the Oregon Improve
ment company is the Newcastle coal mines,
near Seattle, the output of which is ih
at the latter place. These mines
on fire for the last eighteen ami
is now raging, and nas forced
ment to abandon the eaat,
lowest level. 1 his gangway-cODta
four working b.Basts, or rooms,
thus entirely shut off from
tions, largely reducting pri
dizing the remainder .utth mil)'-
dering imminent the ne
down the mine entire!
slopes, breasts and airwa;
Coal creek. The fact.t
the mastery ot the man
concealed from the public sen
mention appearing in the local
Mr. John Muir, manager
Improvement company, was
last night by an Oregonian reporter on th
subject .of jljhe jjre and he pronounced the
above report as greatly exaggerated. A fire
was discovered late in Febuary, but was
placed under control. Later another fire
was discovered and as a precaution the en
trance to the passage was closed up. Work
however, has been prosecuted as usual fc
the three other tunnels. ine output iron a
March 1 to March 17 was 10,000 tons. MJ N N ) JN .' E MEISTTS
.. . . . x-
tne average montiny output in io.ouo to aj.
A J Zumwalt, .15P acres;
W S McFadden to A J Zumwajt, 150
acres; eon, $12p.
J H Craine to D Hathaway, herifFs deed
13 acres; con &00.
A B Buckingham to W H Palmer, 160
acres; con $2300.
State of Oregon to Elisha Vineyard, 40
acres; cpn f50.
S W Bowton to J II Nichols, lots in New
port; con $900.
J A Ohlson to J H Nichols, lots in New
port; con $50.
IT S to. the heir of Solomon Dodge, pat
Martha N. Howell to W C Crawfprd,
U S to N A Thompson; patent.
State of Oregon to Joseph Dixon; 161
acres; con $450.
Elizabeth Mason to J E Henkle, 160 acres;
D W Inman to Wra Cosper, Frank Gilbert
and Andrew Gilbert, 320 acres; con $350.
C E Mjntgomery to Willamette Valley
and Coast 11 R, righ,t of way; con $200.
U S to David Haw ley; patent.
Lucinda Clement lo Thos. Eg'.in, lots in
Corvallis; con $200.
Board of -Trustees of Philomath College
to E L Dixon, property in Philomath; con
$200. ' .
000 tons, denial of the remainder of the
reportis not (deemed necessary.
Los Angeles Again Cut off.
Los Angeles, March 25. This section is
again isolated .from the north, as far as
railroad communication is concerned. The
south bound passenger train of yesterday
failed to arrive, and it is announced to-day
that land slides occurred Sunday on
Tehachapi mountain Soledad canyon.
This may delay the south-bound trains for
aweek or more.
No More Large Orders.
Wholesale merchants say that scarcely a
dealer in the interior of Oregon is buying as
heavily as usual this year. Many of the
largest Oregon houses are now sending di
rectly east for goods, but those who con
tinue relations wholly with this city are
onlv orderiiiB half or two-thirds of their
usual tock .
Real Estate Tranfers.
For the month of March, 1884, as shown
by the county records:
Jacob Webber to J W Will, lots in Brook
lyn; consideration $100.
A J Zumwalt to ferry H,ddy, 150 acres;
D Hathaway to G L Krane, land; consid
E Vineyard to Nancy Vineyard, 180 acres;
T J Buford to E., W., and C Warren, lots
in Buford's addition to Alexandria; con. $ UK).
J R Bryson and wife to Adam Holder, lots
in Corvallis; con. $1600.
Adam Holder and wife to J R Bryson,
403 acres; con. $3000.
E H Taylor and wife to Waggoner k Bu
ford, lots in Buford's second addition to Al
exandria; con. 500.
T J Buford E H Burnham, lots in Buford's
secoud addition to Alexandria' con. $100.
T J Buford to N A Ihompson, same; con.
O R Additon and wife to W G Porter, lots
in Buford's addition to Alexandria; con. $300
Barbara Hersi to Wm Bennett, lots in
Corvallis; con. $125.
Nettie J Barber to J Blumberg, 20 acres;
Nettie J Barber to J D Scranord, lot in
Nashville; con. 575.
Sol King and wife to E Albright, lots iu
Corvallis; con $1000.
John C Wells Co J F Huffman, acres;
J P Huffman to W A Wells, deed to cor
rect error in former deerl; con $10.
J Peroni to Claude aud E Warren, lots in
Brooklyn; con $200.
Jacob Webber to C and E Warren, lots iu
Brooklyn; con $150.
J Webber to E and C Warren, lot
Brooklyn; con $400.
Claude Warren to Mary J Acklom, lots
in Buford's addition to Alexandria; con $150
L N Price and wife to A W Hayley, 160
acres; con $2000.
L N Price to Wm J Price, 161 acres; con
Win Bethers to, Emeline Dixon, lots in
Philomath; con $1725.
E L Dixon to J L Akin, lots in Philomath
Emeline Dixon to J L Akin, lots in Phi
lomath; con $675.
F A Chenoweth to J E Halladay. deed to
correct error; con $400.
August Hodes to Mary Bryson, lots iu
Brooklyn; con $180.
T J Buford to J R Bryson, lots in Bufords
second addition to Alexandria; con $260.
John Burnett to W A McCullough, lots in
Brooklyn; con $500.
L Vanbebber and J N Wood to J R Bry
son, deed to correct error; con $1.
T. J. Creighton to Andrew Palmer, land;
Andrew Palmer and wife to R. C. Kiger,
land; consideration $8000.
B. L. Arnold and wife to J. R. Bryson,
lots in Brooklyn, consideration $1.
B. L. Arnold and J. R. Bryson to Leo
Gerhard and C. Hodes, lots in Brooklyn;
B. L. Arnold to Wm. Grant lots in Alex
andria; consideration $1.
T. M. Callaway to E. Wilcox, lot in
Brooklyn; consideration $225.
W. P. Stitt to W. C. Crawford, 20 acres;
John Graham to Oregon Pacific R. R. Co.
right of way; consideration $1.
John Olsson to Levi McWhorter lots in
Olsson's addition to Newport; consideration
Geo. A. Landreath, to Sam G. Groin, 10
cres; consideration $1500.
I hereby announce myself as a candidate
for the office of City Marshal at the coining
M. St. Germain.
I hereby announce myself as a candidate
for theflice of City Maishal, of the city of
Corvallis, at the coming City election.
J. B. SCRAJTORD.
New This Week.
De Groot & Morris.
Have established themselves at Hf slop's old stand.
whpre they are prepared to make the finest pictures
at reasonaoie rates, call ana see specimens.
THE PATENT SAND BAND
For the protection of the spindles of WAGONS,
BUGGIES, and CAKUiAGES, can he ot
IJoris p. Nekton. Gen'i Ag Benton p&ty
and G. W. KENNEDY is authorized to put them
on all vehicles. This invention is a sure protection
from the spindles being ruined by sand, gravei and
mud which finds its way into tnem. 14m3
The Oregon Pacific Rail
road Company wnts to
employ 4o cart horses
and. 2o driver.
SAW MILL FOR SALE.
Situated 12 Miles Southwest of
With 100 Acres of good timbered land. Almost
now. steam. 25 horse powjr, trood engine and boiler.
double circular saws. Mill all in first class order
and situated in the miast of a good market for lum
her. The mill originally cost about 5000. Owner
wishes to retire from the business and will sell mill
and land f.ir 53200.
Easv terms. ,
Wall Paper! WaU Paper!
The Largest Stoclr, and
Ever Shown in Corvallis,
At Philip Weber's
ALT. PAPER TRIMMED GRATIS
By x. pa(.ent paper trimmer. Also
UPholstery Coodr ,
Of livery Description
Picture Framing Done to Order.
Store in Fisher's Brick BuiMing
CORVALLIS, - ORKOO'
Diseases of the Spine and Joints, Club-
KAgti Tnmnral Ruptures, Ulcers, and all
c. " "V l T-v- I i: C XT
oulgicai wiseases; Maq iiaeases oi women;
Nevous Diseases, such as Paralysis, &c,
specially treated. Consultation Free. Ad
dress oi call on Dr. 1$. V. Stickney, Gener
al aud Orthopedic Surgeon, Dekum Block,
cor. First and Washington Streets, Portland,
LeRichan Gokkn Ba'ftain No. 1 Cures
Chaneres, first ajUtV eecnd stages; sorea on the legs
and body; Sypliiiliiic Catarrh, diasod scalp, and
all primary forms of the disease kuywn as Syphillis
Price 85,00.' per bottle.
H.eRtcliau'H Goldei Balsan, No. 2 Cure
Tertiary, Mercurial, Syphilitic Rheumatism, sec
ondary stages. Pains & the bones, Ulcerated throa
Syphillitic rash, lumps, etc., and-eradicates all dis
eases from the, system, whether caused by bad
treatment or abuse of mercury, leaving the blood
pure and healthy. Price $5 pet- bottle.
Sent every where, C. O. D., securely packed by ex
C. F. RICHARDS A Co., Apt.,
427 & 49 Sansome street, corner Clay, San Fran
cisco, C . " ' - 20-3Slyr
Horn's Improved Wire fenee Lock.
To-F armets and others wio 'have ifteen annoyed by ;haviag fenee 'dIotoi down, floating
away, or thrown over by breachy stock.
A Fence has been secured which puts an end to all such trouble. A wire lock has been invented, which
when attached to a fence, secures it against the most breachy animals,
EXPLANATION:- When a rail fe.ice is properly tuilt, laying the worm S 1-2 feet wide, and taking pains
to lay the rails up Ann and square, then attach the "lock and you have a tence that will tum the breachiest
animals. As to its merits, it is strong and durable a single rail cannot be moved out of place. It require
no stakes, posts or riders, and in addition to this it is the chea)est. fence that can be built with rails; it saves
from SB to 10 on a hundred panels of fence, and you have a stronger and better fence.
The same rails required to build UK) pands of stake and rider fence will build 125 panels of this fence by
u-ing HORN'S WlKfei LOCK. No stakes ari in the way of moving fence corners, heaving out by frost, or
rotting off, thereby letting fence down or stock in your fields to destroy the crop. This fence is braced in
every Ijirection, whether up hill, down hill or side hill, and locked with a lever so strong that nothing AiJ
of a tornado will move a rail. Stock on either side can not possibly move the top rail. This wire Ipcfc jmg
patented April 11, 18is2 numbered 25ti,4&. G. A. HORN, Patentee.
655" Farmers, vour fencing costs mere than all other improvements on your farm combineu. Look to
thisimpoj'Unt Interest, For further information, enquire of owner of State Right,
W. F. Cauthorn. Corrspis, flregen,
Druggist and Apothcary,
-AND DEALER IN-
mm, OHS, HRS1SHES, MUSHES, CUSS, PDTTY, TRUSSES.
SHOULDER BRACES, TOILET ARTICLES AC.
A full line ot B oks, Statione-y and YVall Paper. O r dines are fresh arK1
well selected. Puescriulions compc niuled at all hours. 19-27vl
. tmm -. .
and other Grain Stored 011 the best of Terms by
SACKS FURNISHED TO PATRONS.
Farmers will do well to call on me before making arrangements elsewhere
, Fr?nt Street,
Twodoors north of tlte Vincent House,
f V YTTT ATT TCi rvTi
f VvVJLV V '1 1 j 1 j I I Jm.
ALL ORDERS PROMPTLY EXECUTED,
Binding and Cleaning t moderate Prices.
City Stables aDaily Stage Line
On the Corner West of the Engine Jlouse
COtiVALLjlS, - - OREGON.
HAVING COMPLETED MY
uaw and eo:n.nqdous BARN,
a. .11 batter than ever pre pared' to
Having secured the contract to carrying th
United Stated Mail
BEST CF TEAMS BJ5SIE8. CARRIAGES
SADDLE IJGRSES TO HIRE.
At Reasnnahle Rates.
J&T Particular attention given to Boarding llorsea
Horses Bought and S ..Id pr Exchanged.
PLEASE qiVE ME A CALL.
Corvallis to Albany
For the ensuing four years will leave Corrallta each
morning at 8 o'clock, arriving in Albanv about 'C
o'clock, iiud will start from Albany at 1 o'clock in the
afternoon, returning to Orvallis about a o'clock
This line will be irepared w:th good Uan. and ctre
jUi a rivers ana nice comfortable and
EAjSY RIDING VEHICLE
For the accommodation of the
ideplIrt :a ent
?,E;I;NG SUPPLIED WITH
AND DESIGNS OF
Type and all Printing Mm
IS PREPARED TO DO
FINE BOOK ANB FANCY JOB PRINT1N5.
In the latest styles ana ai pi icos out uvue uhjiv
than cost of labor aud material, on short notice. We
are conswinny tuni'ngvui oww v,vj ......
petition, the nicest designs of
Send tor- Samples and
Prices to the Gazette Ot-
fice it you. want the Best
work at Lowest Pvic 's.
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The Buyers' Guide is Is
sued March and Sept., each
year: '216 pages, 8xll J
inches, with over s,JUU
illustrations a whole pic
ture nailery. Gives whole-.
sale prices direct to consumers on all goods.
& , i- i or. m.. l
lor personal or launiy use. icmiui
to order, and gives exact cost of every
thing you use, eat, drink, wear, or have,
fun with. These invaluable books con
tain information glcmicd from the map
kets of the world. Wo will mail a copy
Free to any address upon receipt of the.
postage 7 cents. Let us hear from you.
MONTGOMERY WARD & CO.
SS7 Jc S&9 VVubiish Avcbqc Chicago IU.
Job Printing Office for Sale.
We have at this office iu the job depart-,
ment sufficient good njaterii to make up,
two good job offices. To any one wanting
to purchase we will therefore sell a job office,
complete, including one press, and every-,
thing else necessary. We have a new half
medium Gordon, and an eighth medium.
Liberty press, a good as new. Of these,
two presses the purchaser can take. hU,