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Lane county has Xioi persons of
schodl age; 5740'f W.emin Eugene.
The vield of grrin throughout Baker
'county comes up to the Vxpecations
of the farmers.
It ts announced that the last spike
of the Canadian Pacific Will be driven
early in October.
Hon. F. X. Mathieu, of But'terville,
Marian Co., theshed and hauTed to the
warehouse in one day and a half last
week, 3,000 bushels of wheat.
Bears are committing depredations
on flocks of sheep in Ginnt county.
Cne day last week 250 lambs were
killed by them in the band 'of John
Luce, in Bear valley.
The cost of running the city of Port
land under its charter, for the fiscal
year up to the 31st of December last,
-was at the rateof $856 per day, levYrfg
out Sundays and holidays. Welcome
The Baker City Tribune says that
the advance agent of Cushing's circus
is in the cooler at Boise, and the circus
itself has gone to pieces in Ketchum
being attached for some $5,000 due
San Francisco parties.
The Duluth grain elevators will soon
'nave capacity for storing 13,000 bush
els. The shipping faculties of the
place are also being greatly increased
This is done with a view to handling a
large portion of the grain raised in Or
egon, Washington and Montana.
Baker City Sage Brush: Eastern cat"
tie ouyers are arriving in our count)
'nearly every day, and the only thing to
be regretted is, that there is not enough
cattle here to supply their wants. The
demand for beef cattle especially is
greater than for many yeers, and in this
section the surplus of this class of cattle
Repairs to the locks at Oregon City
are about completed. Thirty carpen
ters have been at work, and the new
gates are finished and hung in position.
The contractor was allowed two weeks
-from August 15 to finish the job. An
extra set of gates has been made for
cases of emergency.
The fruit crop promises Abundantly,
and much dried frrrrt will fiffd its way
to market thisyeaf. The price will rule
low and sales low. Much fruft is sold
green and being shipped away East
ward. The time will come when all
of our fruit, or at least a portion of it,
will find a ready sale at our door-way.
CapL Littlefield was at Port Orford
. few days ago for the purpose of let
ting out contracts for getting out tim
bers to be used in building a seawall
at Cape Blanco, or the sonth side, to
prevent the sea from washing that por
tion of the cape away. Work will com
mence in a few days. There vill be -a
half million dollars expended thefre, so
;a Gold Beach Gazette correspondent
The estimated cost of securing light
drattght navigation on the Willamette
to Eugene, 184 miles, is $80,000 in
cluding $12,000 a year for mainten
ance. The snag boat is now the only
means of keeping it up. $69,330
have been expended, only $22,000 be
ing for construction. Another boat is
proposed in place of the Corvallis,
which is nearly worn out, yet during
the .year it removed 1332 snags. A
ftetv bat wiH cost $28,000. Demo
crat. The cases of six dairymen recently
arrested for violation Of the dairy law,
came up for trial in Portland recently.
They all waived examination and gave
"bonds to appear before the Grand Jury.
It was hoped that the defendants
would sign an agreement to cease
Rising the brewery malt and conform
with the law, but they seem determ
'ined to fight the matter, backed by the
brewers. It is claimed that there is a
flaw in the new law, and the daftmen
will test its constitutionality
Last week three very sad and fatal
accidents are Teported at Fossil, Gil
man 'county, Oregon, through acci
dent and culpable carelessness three
little children met sudden and untimely
deaths. One child, a boy about three
.years old, belonging to Mr. White, got
hold of a can of concentrated lye, swal
lowed some Of the contents and before
the doctor could attend him he died,
within on hour thereafter the Rev. Mr.
Voting, by some oversight, gave to two
Of his children an overdose of medicine,
and both the children, One three and a
half years and the other sixteen
months old, died within half an hour.
The medicine contained a great por
tion of laudanum, and Mr. Young was
not aware of it All three children were
buried at the same time. ,
Officers of the various temperance
societies of this State have issued a re
commendation for the appropriate ob
servation of centennial temperance
week, which comes the third week in
About twenty-five miles from Paker
City, the discovery Has been made of
a running coal oil spring, by A A.
Miller, who has been for some time
prospecting the mountains in search of
The government has begun suit
against P. R. Sinnottj agent of the
Grand Ronde Indian reservation, in
this State, to recover riveral thousand
dollars, claimed to have been illegally
paid out by him.
A gentleman who is extensively en
gaged in the grain trade, informs a
News reporte: that the wheat crop
from Portland to Eugene is twenty-five
per cent short. Between Eugene and
Ashland it is fifty per cent less than
The quartz mines in Southern Ore
gon are now loosing up. J. W. Walsh,
a former Washington Territory news-
The Salem Statesman is authority
for the following: How many acres of
"swamp land" do you suppose is held
by one man in this state? How many?
guess. Not.maiU persons would guess
a million acres, cut tney wouiu uavc
to multiply this by thirteen to get at
nearlv the amount. "Hen" Owens ol
Eugene City is now holding over 13,
000 acres of "swamp land," and he
has sold upwards of 600,000 acres, ori
which he has paid at least twenty per
cent of the purchase price. On the
other 13,000,000 acre farm he has paid
not a cent, nor is the state or the gov
ernment deriving a cent of revenue
from this land. On one filing he "took
up" 1,336,000 acres, which land ex
tends, in townships, from six miles
east of Lebanon, southeasterly, entirely
through the state. These figures are
commended to the joint investigation,
and a refutation of their truthfulness
Farri foi sale.
A farm consisting of 480 acres of land,
suited for farming and stock raising, and
Jl..t ' I I,,, , ,,, nr,afUa
paper man, and H. F. Bragtfon, a mer-, wilhstoek; suen as norse9) cattie, consisting
chant of Ashland, are developing of No. 1 milch cows, one. two and three
, , j i ! year olds, a small band of fine graded sheep,
ledges on Wagner Creek, and expect ; lld h illso farmin,, impk!ments, all that
to get down to profitable work in a 1 are necessary on the place, in good repair,
seea anu reen, an 01 wnicn win oe soiu
bargain, lhe quality ot tile soil is excel
lent; adapted to all kinds of cereals, hops,
fruits and vegetab es, and with plenty of
out range for stock. For further informa
tion and price and terms of sale, inquire at
the Gazette office.
It is rumored that the Oregon and
California Company, through an agent,
is securing the right of way in Linn
county side of the North Santiam to
ward Minto Pass. It would appear
from this that the Orpgon and Califor
nia is about to connect itself with the
Oregon Short Line.
Times are extremely dull iA Canada,
according to the Toronto Globe, which
says: "From Montreal to the sea
there is not a city, town or village in
which real estate would bring as good
prices to-day as it would have brought
in 1874 8. There is scarcely one in
which building opperations have not
come almost to a standstill. In none
of the provinces would a farm sell as
well to-day as it would have sold ten
The new mines on Blue River dis
trict in Lane cotfnty are proving to be
good. Mr. Gilbert, one of the original
discoverers, has just returned from
San Francisco, 'having a correct assay
from the government assay office.
1 he assay proves this quartz to con. ri "D QTATiT?'!
the ton, These croppings are from faiViAi twkn mi ifttfA Uiflfiiifcli
two to five feet deep. Mr. Gilbert
says it is much richer as they dig down
J. W. HANSON'S.
Tothing and Tailoring-
Era TDoriiim .
Yon can find the latest styles of ready made
clothing, also the finest
Pants Patterns and Suitings
Ever brought to Corvallis.
READY MADE CLOTHING
PRESSED" TO ORDER.
Constantly on hand a full line of
Furnishing Goods, Underwear,
Shirts, Neckties, &c, &c.
CALL AND EXAMINE MY STOCK.
No trouble to show goods.
Two doors South of Will Bro.'s.
CORVALLIS, - . - . OREGON
BURNETT & EMERY,
Proprietors of the
WHIST AND BILLIARD ROOMS,
Constantly on hand the best brands of
Tobaccos and Cigars in the market.
Fruit, Nuts axd Confectionery
Ice Cold Drinks, Etc.
GIVE US A CALL.
Main St. Corvallis, Oregon.
G UN STORE.
BREECH & MUZZLE LOADING SHOTGUNS
Spy Glasses, Fisliiiig Tackle,
Work made to order and warranted.
20 -33tf C. HODES, Corvallis.
deeper. Several parties are going up
in few days from this county.
Standard: For the last sixty days
the land department of the Northern
Pacific has been making at the rate of
thirty deeds a day, and their return
from New York, executed by the pres
ident of the company, just begun.
Yesterday a batch of five hundred
were received and are now ready for
delivery to the purchasers. They are
all clean-cut warantee deeds, excepting
where the line passes through the land
purchased. In such a case a reserva
tion is made for the right of way.
The delivery of wheat to the mills
in Salem continues very large. At the
S. F. M. Co's mill the average receipts
are from five to seven thousand bush
els per day. Sales are very free at 61
cents. I he market is in a very pecular
condition just now. The "bears" have
control of the market, and it will proba
bly so remain for some time. For this
reason there is nothing to be seen in
the near future of the market to war
rant a prophecy as to its rise or fall.
News: Hog Cholera .has again made
its appearance m many portions of Il
linois, and fears are entertained of its
becoming general in the great pork
packing States. This being the case,
would it not be well for the Oregon
farmers to turn their attention to pork
raising and Portland capitalists to pork-
packing? The hogs of this country
have always been entirely free from
disease and can be raised on wheat
and barley almost as cheap as corn fed j
hogs are in the East.
Telegram: It would seem from re
ports from the east and middle west
that winter is likely to tread upon the
heels or summer in those localities.
A few days ago a blighting frost fell up
on a larger part of Minnesota and yes
terday a snowstorm prevailed in the
western part of Pennsylvania, Orego
nians must content themselves with
plain fog in the mornings and smoky
atmosphere in th afternoons for
awhile yet, without being jealous of the
favors that winter is bestowing upon
(South end Main Street.)
Charges Reasonable, Satisfact
Corvallis, - - Oregon.
C, II. LEEi M. D.
Physician & Surgeon,
Office in Post Office Building,
Office Heurs: 8 to 9 a. m. , 1 to 2 and 7 to 8 p. n
trn" In office nights. "SI 2132tf
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Keeps constantly on hand all kinds of
Coffins ard Caskets.
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