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Weekly Comllit Gazette,
FRIDAY MORNING, JUNE 30, 188.
Entered at the Postoffice at CervalKs
Oregon, as second-class matter
OFFICIAL PAPER FOR BENTON COuNTY
Some 70.000 worth of wool has been
shipped from the Pendleton depot this sea
It is estimated that immigrants are bring
lag into Washington Territory not less than
4500,000 per month.
Fifteen families from the East Arrived
Clackamas county lately and have settled in
the Bassel ville country near Soda Springs.
The county seat of Klamath county has
been permanently located at Linkville by
the vote of the people of that county at the
There are thirty -six circuses headed toward
the Pacific Northwest. Thirty-nine times
$2.50. SUTffiO, to say nothing of the red
lemonade man's gettings.
A movement is on foot to build
Soldiers' florae on the Gulf of Mexico tor
the disabled Union soldiers scattered
throughout the Southern States.
The business season for stockmen of
Eastern Oregon has fully arrived, and they
are all actively engaged now in gathering
and branding the wealth of the country
The time of year as come when every
ice cream sign is a chilling terror to the
3'oung man with a girl on each arm and
only a punched dime in his personal treas
The Masons of Philadelphia have the
'finest temple in the world, and it is said
to be the only Masonic buildag in the
country that is given up entirely to Masonic
Eastern Oregon papers estimate that
990,000 have been saved to the wool grow
ers of the Territory through the recent re
ductitra in freight nates on the Northern
A man in tt.ans.is has started hve papers,
each of which died within a short time. He
has just started another and calls it Kind
Words, because, he says, kind words
At a meeting of clergymen in St. Louis
last week a banquet was served without
wine. It was such an unusual occurrence
in that city that the papers devoted half
-column of space to comments upon it.
a .aispatcn rrom san Jose, Lai., says:
Mrs. Louisa A. Woods was to-day granted
-a divorce from ex-Gov. George L. Woods,
on the ground of abandonment. Custody of
the minor child is awarded to Mrs Woods.
'The parties were married in Yamhill county
-Oregon, m 1852. Abandonment is alleged
to have occurred in August, 1882.
Polk county has a school teacher, who, to
his shame be it said, goes into the school
room puffing a cigar. The art of cigarette
making (though perhaps not in the curricu
lum of studies) among the youth of that
school no doubt reaches perfection, with so
good an example continually before them.
The bunch-grass country in'Eastern Ore
gon has been much excited lately by the
-depredations of horse and cattle thieves;
several have been sentenced to state prison,
but as that did not stop operations, more
severe proceedings have been had. Two or
three bodies of men have been found on the
cattle ranges recently, hanging dead, labeled
"horse thief," "cattle thief," and other pet
names. No coroner's juries have been called,
and there seems to be no demand for them .
Philosophizing asto his venture of a daily
paper at Spokane Falls, the editor says:
We are wide awake to the many difficulties
to be encountered. Others, and they more
competent than we are, have endeavored to
make a daily paper a success in this city.
' The failure was through no fault of theirs.
' The same fate may await the Re vie v. If it
does we will have enjoyed tfoe experience of
baving tried to meet the demand of the?
public, even if the exertion proved fruitless.
A wild woman was chasing the children
at Beaver Creek school house on Wednes
day, says the Oregon City Courier. Her
long hair is disheveled and a few rags cover
her nakedness. The children relate that
they have seen her lying down by a log
-asleep. Several men went out immediately
to hunt for her in the woods but could find
no trace of her whereabouts. No human
being of the feminine gender is missed ftotn
the neighborhood, and where she comes
from is a mystery.
A San Francisco dispatch of the 12th tust.
says: The heavy rains of the past few days
have wrought all but disaster to the grow
ing crops, just now approaching harvest.
Thousands of tons of hay have been ruined
as it lay out in the fields, and the half-ripe
wheat has been prostrated. The damage
already is reckoned at millions of dollars,
1 as the barometer is still low, it is feared
the havoc has only begun. Reports
: received to-night show that the late
Tains have done enormous damage to the
crops. At naniora tne raintaii to-day was
-one and a quarter inches. Hundreds
tons of hay lying in the fields will he a
Joss, while thousands ot acies of grain
laid flat on the ground. A dispatch from
Salinas says: "The rains have been the
heaviest ever experienced in the valley in
the month of June. Thousands of tons of
hay are lying in the fields, a soggy mass,
rendered unfit for any purpose. All the
heavy barley is down, most of it beyond
recovery . Wheat is in the same state.
'The loss to farmers in this section from
these rains will be not less than half a
million dollars." News from Livermore is
that all the hay, fully 5000 tons, may be
put down as a total loss. The grain crop
has been benefitted.
Without mounting by degrees, a mas
cannot attain to high things; and the break
ing of the ladder still casteth a man back
and maketh the thing wearisome which was
Th supreme court has affirmed the de
cision of the Jackson county circuit court in
the case of the State of Oregon vs. John
Justus, who was convicted of murder in the
second degree for killing his father.
The O. A C. B. R. Co.'s large freight
warehouse, 40x100 feet in size, has been re
moved from Glendale to Ashland and is
being put up at the latter place to be used
as a storehouse and depot for their own
The following is the business of the Rose
burg land office for the month of May: 25
homestead entries, covering 3,635 acres; 6
final homesteads, embracing 873 acres; 30
pre-emption filings and 7 cash entries of
A matrimonial association has been
started in Harlem. Young men pay monthly
dues of $5 and agree to remain single one
year. At the end of that time any one, by
giving three months' notice, will receive on
his wedding $2,000.
Every farmer who has an eye to the
wealth of future generations should plant a
large number of walnuts in fence corners
and like waste place). It is estimated that
five acres of walnut trees, ten feet apart,
will be worth -$5,000 twenty years hence.
neppner, uregon, Uazette: Why are
sheep the most unfortunate of animals, and,
at the same time the most wicked? Be
cause they spend all their youth on the
iurr,- tney gam Doled when they are young;
the best of them are blacklegs, and they
are invariably fleeced before they die.
A Pennsylvania man has made a perfect
locomotive, which, from the point of the
cow-catcher to the end of the tank, mea
sures six and a quarter inches and weighs
two pounds. It will be in operation at the
New Orleans exhibition.
The Grand Lodge A. O. U. W. of Utah,
reconsidered the action allowing Mormons
to become members, but decided to exclude
all members of the Mormon Church from
membership. Mormons are now excluded
from all the secret organizations in Utah.
The Scott Valley News of last- Saturday
has the following: Teamsters are now-
making summer time over the Scott
Mountain route, fourteen days for the
round trip between this place and Bedding,
Cal. The roads along the line are said to
be in fair condition.
At Greenville, Oregon, the rapidly de
veloping grain promises an early harvest.
The orchards indicate a plentiful supply of
fruit the coming autumn. There seems to
exist, for some kinds of apples, a damaging
blight, which causes the green fruit to pre-'
maturely fall from the tree.
Between Centerville and Adams, for six
miles along Wild Horse creek, are visible
the ravages of the late waterspout, which
caused the creek to raise nine feet, making
huge excavations on both sides and washing
out considerable of the newly constructed
embankment of the railroad.
The grand jury of Klamath county, at
their recent session, fonnd an indictment
against Thomas Weeden for the murder of
old man Larkin. The coroner's iurv at the
time of the occurrence exhonerated Weeden
uuo tne peopie were not satisfied, and now
propose to sift the matter to the bottom.
Mark (Jonger of Eden precinct, says the
Ashland Tidings, informs us that he has
just sheared 29J lbs. of wool from the full
blood merino buck which attracted attention
last year by its heavy yield: This 29J-IB
clip is less than twelve months' growth
with moderate keeping and feed.
A man living in Yakima valley was bitten
on the end of his finger by a rattlesnake
tew days ago. lie instantly opened the
wound with his knife so that it would blee
freely and then sucked the blood away
He is all right and felt no effect of the
Tacoma Ledger: An offer of 15 cents t
pound for 50,000 pounds of hops was re
ceived at Puyallup yesterday. Several
sales have recently been made at 15 cents.
Hop buyers do not seem to have mnch faith
in the prophecy lately made that hops would
be selling at 10 cents per pound before next
Ihe light showers which have visited
Goose Lake valley during the past week
have had a very beneficial effect upon grain
and crops of all kinds, says the Lakeview,
uregon, examiner, it is sate to say more
grain will be threshed next fall than ever
before in the history of this valley, and as
cfmsequenee the farmers are beginning to
put on airs and wear smiles all over their
A hand -lamp is the latest electrical inven-
fpi -1 . . . .- . . .
ue weCTnc power is stored in a
little sliding draw at the base of the lamp
and by simply touching a button a beautiful
light is developed or extinguished at will.
it is eneap, sale, easily handled, and will
no doubt soon become popular.
ine-Kin fund of 5000 collected in the
Coeitr dAlene mining region for the first
baby born within the Territory, was award
eu so ine wiie ot a freight hand on the
Northern Pacific, who walked twenty-five
miles tnrough snow from ten to fifteen feet
asep mat ner chUd might first see the light
in accordance with the Jterms of the prize
and receive the money.
ine rrinevme, Or., News gives the
following account of the water spout in that
vicinity: The height of the wave that
swept down the canyon is estimate.! all the
way from six to nine feet. It rushed in an
immense torrent over the bluff above Lower
Mitchell, filled the street in front of How
ard A Thompson's store with boulders
weighing all the way from a pound to a
ton, cut a deep gulch through the livery
stable, carried three wagons out of the
street, and washed sediment into Chamber
lain At Todd's saloon a foot deep. It also
carried away FredJ Sargent's house and
damaged all the ranches along Bridge creek,
The Albany Democrat is authority for the
statement that a very swinish freak has
happened at Marion Station not often
chronicled. A sow belonging to Mr. D. P.
Crabtree, recently gave birth to a large
litter of pigs. Three of them immediately
deserted their mother in a disobedient
manner and took up with a cow, which
nursed them in a very motherly manner.
One was accident! y killed, another was
taken away, but the third continues to live
with the cow, and is outstripping all of its
unambitious brothers and sisters by getting
uncommonly fat. A stranger freak rarely
Caldwell, Idaho, is in a fever of
excitement over the discovery of som fab
ulously rich placer claims near there on
anaKe river, mere have been parties out
all spring quietly prospecting and locating
claims on snake river, which were known
tojeontain paying qualities of flour gold,
but not enough to create any excitement? or
activity. For several.days the current of
Snake river has been making a sweenino
change and left the old channel bare for
several miles. Two parties of men began
to prospect the old channel, and found the
sands to be immensely rich with gold. Sev
eral nuggets were fouud, and the washing
went 50 to 75 cents to the nan. Several
parties have outfitted for the new fields
which are only sixteen miles from Cald
well. A stampede is expected.
aotice. Parties having sent orders for
brick will please remember that we hold
none unless paid for.
Mrs. h. A. Dennick.
Corvallis. Or., May 5th. 1884.
J. B. SCRAFFORD.
J. R. SCRAFFORD
J. B. Scrafford & Bro.,
AND DEALERS IN
ALL KINDS PLAIN, FANCY
Corvallis, - Oregon.
BREECH & MUZZLE LOADING SHOTGUNS
Spy Glasses, Making Tackle,
Work made to order and warranted.
20-33tf C. HODES. Corvnllia.
Wall Paper! Wallpaper
The Largest Stock, and
Ever Shown in Corvallis,
At Philip Weber's
WOODCOCK & BALDWIN!
The Mexicans are beginning to kick
against the influx of the Chinese. By a
law recently enacted by the Mexican con
gress, every steamer or sailing vessel land
ing biiiiismsii in inai country must pay an
import tax of $65 per head. But in spite
of this oppressive tax, the Celestial will
continue to push his way in.
The outlook for'hops this year is good,
il 4.1 hi Tt a rm m
says me oeaitie rust, ine vines have a
luxuriant growth, and promise a heavy
yield. The acreage is great, and the pro-
net will be enormous. Hops of the growth
f 1883 were sold last week to the quantity
of 100 bales at 27 cents a pound. At this
rate, if realized for the crop of 1884, the hop
growers will do exceedingly well.
In the old settled states it used to be a
saying with the farmers who received credit
from the merchants that they would settle
their bills when they sold their wheat, says
the Ellensburg, W. T., Localizer. In this
valley business is done on a different prin
ciple. Pay day is promised when the pro
ducer sells his wool or his cattle. Wheat is
a legal tender in some places, but the price
is so ruinously low that it goes but a little
way in liquidating hills. 1
OF ALL KINDS AT
By a patent paper trimmer.
Picture Framing Done to Order.
Store in Fisher's Brick Building
CORVALLIS, - OREGON
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Having made arrangements for co-opera
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ly acquainted with real property in Benton
county, we feel assured of giving entire sat
isfaction to all who may favor us with their
patronage. (J. A. Wacgonkb
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