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State and Territorial.
Wheat 50c. at Pendleton.
Business is lively at Linkville.
Rain is needed badly, says the Jackson
Echo has shipped 400 ear loads of grain
113 pupils are registered at the Grant's
Pass public school.
The new Presbyterian church at Liukviiie
is nearing completion.
Considerable building is going on at Cen
tral faint and Med ford.
Union county was in debt July 1, 1885
477,048. Expenditures since then making
the total $80,000.
The government snag boat is at work be
low "Wheatland on the Willamette and
working down the river.
Constable C. fi. Burkhart has brought
suit against Lum county lor Sl.ia. tees tor
arresting Fiudley in the Sweet Home case.
Coal has been discovered in Jackson coun
ty in paying quantities. The vein found is
four feet in width and resembles Ohio
Kitty Lynch, the level-head trotter, has
again won laurels. She won a $500 purse
at Pendleton, beating Tempest and Mount
Vernon. Best time, 2:27 J.
Over 700 immigrants visited the State Im
migration Board rooms, at Portland, during
September. During the past six months
7,496 immigrants visited the Board.
Some very wintry weather, was hail in
Eastern Oregou last week. At Meacham
the thermometer was at the fr ezing point,
and stood at 39 at Union. Ice formed in
Fine silver side salmon are reported un
usually plenty in the Nekanikum this fall.
They are being caught and smoked and
salted in large numbers. So says the As
toriau. A young man named Jesse I'etherow, 21
years of age, was found dead recently at
The Dalles with a bottle of alcohol by his
side. He lived near Prineville, and his
parents reside there.
During the past ten days more than $150,
000 have been added to the volume ol cir
culation of the state by purchases made by
immigrants under the auspices of the Port
laud Board of Trade.
George Bancroft, the venerable American
historian, celebrated his eighty-fifth birth
laj on the 3d of October. He received
many valuable gifts and was overwhelmed
with messages of congratulation.
Douglas county is enjoying Indian sum
mer weather, the annual migration of the
wild geee to the great lakes and valleys of
the southern coast has commenced and a
change in the weather may be looked for
No beef sales are reported in Klamath
county, although there are some of the finest
fat beet es out there now ever raised ill the
Klamntii basin. The drovers will no doubt
be aiixi.i: to take them before the driving
seaon U over.
Snow she Is are being built t Pyles Can
you to prevent a repetition of last year's
snow blockade. Heavy timbers, 12x12 iu
cues, ale i.eieg placed m po.-ition along the
track lor a distance of two miles to form a
framework for the sheds.
A board of Equalization is not always a
iinaucial success as at the last, meeting of
the Jackson county boar 1 they had to re
duce the assessment something like $7,000
on account of mortgages being assessed
more times than the law calls for.
If the apples now going to waste in every
-orchard in Oregon, were converted into cider
and the cider into vinegar, at least $100, -000
would be saved, says the News. This
may seem a small matter to the farmers of
this state, but it is worthy of consideration
The Grand Jury of Spokane County have
indicted John K. Moouey, the defaulting
agent of the Northern Pacific Express com
pany at Spokane. It is thought that
Moouey has fled to British Columbia. A
determined etlort will be made to capture
Red June apples in October are somewhat
.of i rarity usually, but many trees of this
variety have fair crops upon them now the
second crop of the season. Mr. C. E. Nin
inger brought in a few from his place ou
Granite street, which were fully matured,
and could not be distinguished in any way
from the apples of the first crop. Tidings.
Says the Waitsburg Tiinoj There is now
piled up iu warehouses and the mills iu this
city not less than 5000 tons of wheat; about
4000 tons have .been shipped, and it is esti
mated .that not much if any more than halt
that belongs to this point has been h.iuled.
Waitsburg will ship and griud this season
not less than 20,000 tous, or 666,666 bushels
Plowing and seeding in this county, says
the Yamhill Reporter, is well advanced
now, further perhaps than ever before at
this season of the year. The long continued
warm weather after the fall rains make the
hills look green and lovely. The trees
hold their foliage; many are in bloom again
and bearing the second crop. June wheat
is growing rank, and if it cannot be pas
tured down, and this warm weather con
tinues, it will be necessary to mow it to
prevent it from jointing or even heading out
Several weeks ago, soundings on the Col
umbia river bar were completed under the
personal direction of Lieutenant Burr. On
completing work at the mouth of the Col
umbia, the government tug, General Wright
came up with Lieutenant Burr and the crew
to St. Heleus' bar, where several days were
employed in making various soundings.
This work has been completed and the
General Wright has been tied up for the
winter at the government moorings in North
Portland. The work of making drawings
of the survey and surroundings will require
ome time iu the office of Captain PowelL
The Josephine eomnty court house case
will be argued on the 24th inst
AK W. Wyman, the actor, was stricken
down with paralysis am I died in Chicago a
few days ago.
The Oregon Furniture company have
bought 50,000 feet of ;ish and maple lumber
from Mr. Douty of Independence.
The melon season in Josephine county has
iroved very profitable this year, and a
larger acreage than ever will be planted
The statement of the Oregon Short Line
railway for August shows gross earnings of
577.967, an increase of $38,176 compaied
with August of 1884.
During the last week two families of im
migrants have made purchases of valuable
farms in Linn county, to the amount of $18,
500, and located permanently.
Work on the sea wall at Cape Blanco will
not be commenced till spring, but the crew
of men at present employed theie will be
retained for a few weeks, getting things in
readiness for business next season. Coos
The earnings of the penitentiary for the
quarter ending Sept. 30th, were $2,404, ex
penditures, $6,692.49. The number of con
victs in the penitentiary now, 269, only 8 of
which are unable to work.
Thomas Davis of Sacramento, Cat., has
recently sold his 500 acre farm near that
place for $40,000, and with his family came
to this State. He has purchased a farm of 480
acres, five miles from Albany, for $12,000.
The wheat yield of the Inland Empire is
astonishing. Fully 600,000 acres in Eastern
Oregon and Washington have beeu harvest
ed, with an average yield of over 30 bush
els. The great snow storm last Winter con
tributed to this result.
The Yaquina Post says that Sullivan &
Co. caught 110 salmon Tuesday night;
Cook & Stubbs, 100; Dan Hastings, 40 odd.
Sullivan & Co. sent out 1000 pounds to the
valley ou Wednesday's traiu. The bay is
literally alive with salmou,
L. W. Therkelsen, of the North Pacific
sawmill, during his recent visit to Omaha,
secured an order for 250,000 feet of lumber,
principally bridge material, from the Union
Pacific railroad company. He expects to
get another order for 500,000 feet.
The citizens of Whatcom went about
solving the Chinese evil there in a very sen
sible manner. They held a meeting aud
signed a pledge not to employ Chinese.
There was no talk of violence and the sig
natures were so general that the little yel low
man positively finds himself without a
job ou Bellingham bay. Seattle Chronicle.
A Salem exchange says: While in conver
sation with the secretai y of the state board
of immigration, he informed us that he had
sent a number of immigrants to M.irion,
Liuii aud Line counties, lately, who desired
to make pureuases Hi other counties, think
ing that the lands near Salem wa , held at
too high a pric.
hays the Lakeview Examiner: Klamath
county, while only about two years old.
boasts of a substantial church building.
Lake county hasn't a sign of one, and the
academy building, that would do more to
make a town substantial than anything cle,
remains unfinished where the contractor left
it nearly two years ago. This does not
speak well for us.
Lively times are expected on the Walla
met river next m ut!i, in consequence of the
opening of the O. f . U. to Yaquina bay.
It is said the O. R. N. is fixing up and ren
ovating all its old steamers, getting them in
readiness, so that when the river rises, they
will be prepared to carry all the grain along
it on short notice. Yamhill Reporter.
T. S. Patty goes east with 50,000 acres of
Yamhill farming lands in his pocket to sell
to enquiring people of Teuuesee, North and
South Carolina, Florida, etc, His acquain
tances iu the regions of the south, and his
plan of operating insures a big immigration
to this country uext year from those parts.
The Dallas city council has provided that
all manufacturing enterprises costing $2,000
more, shall be exempt from city taxation
for the first five years after their comple
tion. Dallas has a magnificent water power
which should be utilized instead of running
to waste as it has for the past two years.
If a few of the moss-backed capitalists
would invest a few thousand dollars in some
manufacturing enterprise, instead of work
ig the per cent, rule, Dallas would boom
is it never has before.
A correspondent of the East Oregonian
writing from Pilot Rock, Umatilla county,
states that if half the reports that are in cir
culation are true, a large part of the male
population of that region would be serving
terms in the penitentiary. Stock stealing
and land grabbing are the special crimes
mentioned in connection with these citizens
of Umatilla county. These are peculiar
vices of the frontier aud are apt to go un
punished until murder renders them partic
ularly notorious and lynching steps iu and
makes speedy if not satisfactory settlement
f boundary Hues and cattle brands.
Good reports are again coming in from
the Cceur d' Alene section, and it would
seem that, after all, it is a better place than
it had credit for. The output in bullion is
about $50,000 a month at present, but this
will be greatly increased when the bedrock
flume which is beiug built by a syndicate of
New York aud Pennsylvania capitalists is
completed. This syndicate represents $5,
000,000 of capital, and their ditch will cost
them over $1,000,000. It will be nine miles
in length and will run from Hummel's laud
ing, on the north fork of the Cceur d' Alene
river, to a point one mile above Murray
City. It will bring water to hundreds of
claims ou both Pritchard aud Eagle creeks.
Oue hundred men are at work on the flume
at present, and 200 more will be put on at
tne eua oi me present montn. iney are
paid $3 a day. Sage Brush.
A farmer living near Spokane has this
season made, an experiment in the cultiva
tion of jBorghiim, which resulted so satisfac
tory in the manufacture of sorghum molasses
that many farmers in that locality will en
gage in the business next season on a large
A drunk named Monroe set fire to the
bedding in the calaboose at Eugene on the
night of the 15th inst. It was extinguished
after a hard right by policeman Witter
Monroe was subsequently arrested by the
sheriff on a charge of arson and as now con
fined in the county jail.
As the family doctor at Dallas entered
his gig in the gray dawn on the morning of
October 2nd, he was heard to exclaim in
wondering soliloquy: "Gemini!" Inquiry re
vealed the fact that the population of Polk
county was on the rapid increase, twins hav
ing beeu boru in two families within a few
"Josh Billings," H. W. Shaw, died at
Monterey, Cal., on the 14th. He recently-
paid a visit to the coast for the benefit of
his health, and delivered several of his hum
orous lectures in ditfertnt towns. He was
age 1 67 years and was born in Lanesbor
ough, Mass. The cause of death was a
stroke of apoplexy.
By straightening the railroad between
Delta aud Roseburg, says the Jacksonville
Sentinel, the Central Pacific people claim
they can shorten the route about twenty-one
miles. One of the main changes is to run
it over what is known as Willow Springs
gap which would bring the road much near
er Jacksonville than it now is.
As no appeal has yet been taken to the
supreme court to test the validity of the
Keady liquor law, the decision of Judge
Webster, of the first judicial district, in the
Gaunt case will stand until reversed by the
higher body, and $300 per year will be the
figure for saloon keepers to pay for license.
According to the census taken by the
assessor Jackson county has a population of
over 9000. Ashland has about 1200, Jacl .
souville 900 and Medford 500. These fig
ures are as correct as they well can be; but
it is the general supposition that there are
many hundred more people in the county
The Eugene City racing association will
give two days sport on the 23rd and 24th
inst. On the hrst day, there will be a run
ning race, one-half mile, free for all. Purse
$100; first, $70, second, $30. Second day
trotting race, two best iu three, free for all.
Purse, $50, mile heats. Running race, 600
yards, free for all.
On the 12th inst., the first exhibition un
der auspices of the Northern Pacific domes
tic aud fat stock association, begun at the
new pavilion on nineteenth street in Port-
laud. The exhibition of imported and fine
bred stock will be the finest ever held in
this state and should be seen by every stock
man within our borders.
A government agent who has 1 een in
specting the timber lands of the Northwest,
reports that the Montana Improvement
Company and the Northern Pacific Railroad
have beeu cutting large quantities of timber.
He finds that they have taken not less than
$600,000 worth of property, and the compa
nies are to be forced to make restitution.
Umatilla Times: Wheat has ruled steady
this week at 53 cents. The crop is not one-
third in yet, and farmers are not afraid to
hold ou a rising market. It takes a falling
market to rush in the grain. Stockmen are
looking for a decided activity in the. wool
market uext season. Already the demand
tor stock sheep has assumed a business as
pect. Shrewd men are buyiug before the
price is materially advanced.
Slowly but surely the small-pox is work
ing its way iuto the Uuited States. Sever
al manufacturing cities iu New Hampshire
have cases, and now the disease has appear
ed iu New York city, coining directly from
Montreal. Winter is just coming on, and
the small-pox is a cold weather disease. If
it gets a foothold in the slums of the great
city of New York much mischief will re
sult. The cholera alone is to be more
During the last day or two, two important
transactions have taken place in this city.
The Catholics have bought the school build
ing in the western part of the city aud will
move it to their lots north of the college
and fit it up for a church. The Universa
lists have bought the school buiding in the
easteru part of the city and will move it on
to some lots of which Phil Cohen is trustee,
and remodel it for church purposes. The
price paid in both instances was $400. Al
bany is, indeed, to be a city of churches.
Palouse Gazette: At this writing (Thurs
day, Oct. 15) 10,000 tons of grain are stored
iu the warehouses and adjoining platforms
in this city, and the daily accumulation in
excess of the amount carried away is be
tween 300 and 400 tons. Large as these
figures are. they represent only the begin
ning of what the wheat shipment from this
section of the country will be in a few yeare.
Competent authority estimates the wheat
yield of Whitman county in 1890 at a great
er number of bushels than the product of
the entire Willamette valley. The Palouse
country is becoming known to the outside
Mr. H. Kenton, of Albany, who has re
cently perfected a sluicing machine for sepa
rating hue gold from the black sand of the
seacoast, is now trying it ou the Yaquina
beach. The machine consists of a series of
sluice boxes, lined with copper, and armed
with magnets beneath the copper. The
black sand consists principally of iron,
which being held by the magnets, affords an
easy means of separating the gold from it.
The machine has been tried in Southern
Oregou with most satisfactory results, and
in the tests upon the sands of the Yaquina
beach, which are known to abound in tine
OUE REGULAR CORRESPONDENT.
trora Anton Kufeke & Co. flour Merchants.)
Liverpool, Sept 17, 1885.
Deak Sirs: The continued unsettled state
of the weather caused this week some genu -ne
anxiety concerning the securing of tin
crops; the demand improved considerably
md a large business has been done in wheat
at an improvement of Id to 2d per cental.
For flour also the inquiry has been goo.
and a large business has been done, but m
improvement in price can be noted. Tin
number of sales made is very large, but
they were in themselves small, thus shov. -that
general confidence is not yet properl)
On the first sign of the probability of an
advance, American millers raised their ideas
so much that all forward business was im
possible. If millers pull away the bait so
quickly from before the mouths of our buy
ers, they can scarcely expect to raise any
buying eagerness, It must not be forgotten
that there is very excessive stock of flour
The imports of wheat and flour into the
U. K. are immense, being 544, 733 grs. mak
ing the total for the two first weeks of the
cereal year 916,746 grs.
The earnings of the Northern Pacific for
the current month promise to be the larges
in the history of the company. The large
heretofore known were earned in April last,
the total gross earnings for that month font
ing up a little over $1,400,000. If the earn
ings continue as large throughout the re
mainder of the month as they have beer
during the first ten days the total for the
month will be upward of $1,600,000. The
total for the first ten days of October, $532,-
553, an increase compared with the corres
ponding period of time in 1884, of $67,900.
That the best and cheapest pleace in Cor
vallis to buy all kinds of
Cutlery, Tools. Iron, Nails,
Pumps, Kubber hose. Iron and Lead
Pipe, Rope, Barb Wire,
Granite ware, Stamped ware, Tin ware,
Japauued ware and House Furnishing goods;
or to get all kinds of job work in the line
if shwt metals or plumbing done is at the
Hardware and Stove store of
J. D. CLARK.
SIGN OF THE
P A D t O C K
A Good Business Location,
With a number one Store House
24x70 ft., with house attached
suitable for a small family.
Situated in the center of the
City of Philomath.
And a good shipping point
ON THE O. P. K. E.
For further particulars enquire of f. VV.
ALLEN, Philomath Oregon.
(Office over Carlile's Store.)
Where he may be found day or night. Dr. Case ia
a graduate of New York city, and comes to this coast
from the east where he has had several yers experi
ence among the sick. Hid manner of treatment is u
011 the most modern and scientific principles of medi
cine. Pubhc patronage respectfully solicited,
CORVALL1S, OREGON. 22401y
Real Estate Agency.
A. P. G-aines.
Real Estate, Employment and Collection
Business Solicited- Beferenees Siren.
OFFICE. First door south of Fisher's Brick, main
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Livery, Feed and Sale Stable.
New barn, new buggies, carriages,
and every thing else new and
first-class in all respects.
Special Attention Gives Transient Stock.
Good Saddle Horses.
3? rices Reaon:tble.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Land Office at Oregon City. Ogn. , Sept. 16, 1885.
Notice is hereby given that the following named
settler has filed notice of his intention to make final
proof in support of his claim, and that said proof will
be made before the County Judge or County Clerk of
Benton county at Corvallis, Oregon, on Wednesday,
Nov. 4, 1885, viz: JamesHerren, homestead entry No
4300 for the S 1-2 of S E 1-4, N E 1-4 of S E 1-4 and
S E 1-4 of N E 1-4 of Sec. 12, T. 10, S.R. 7 W.
He names the following witnesses to prove his con
tinuous residence upon and cuitivation of said land
viz: James M. Townsend, Emil Seifert, Wui. Herron
and Richard Seifert, all of Kings Valley, Benton
Real Estate Agency!
Having made arrangements for co-opera
tion with agents in Portland, and being ful
ly acquainted with real property in Benton
county, we feel assured 01 giving entire sat
isfaction to all who may favor us with their
patronage. ii. A. WAGGONER,
20-hyl L. J. is i-fori),
BREECH & MUZZLE LOADING SHOTGUNS
Am unit! oil, Cutlery
Spy Glasses, Fishing Tackle.
Work made to order and war rats ted.
20-33tf C. HODES. Corvallis.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Land Office at Oregon City, Oregon,
Sept. 10, 1885
Notice ishereby triven that the following' named
settler has filed notice of his intention to make final
proof in support of his claim, and that said proof
will be made before the County Judge or County
Clerk of Benton county, at Corvallw, Oregon, on
Saturday, Oct. 31, 1885, viz: Charles $f. Kirkness,
Homestead Entry No. 4218 for the S. W. one-fourth
of N. W. one-fourth of See. 6, T. 11, S. R. 6, W.
He names the iullawing' witnesses to prove his
continuous residence upon, and cultivation of, said
and, viz: T. F. Alexander, James M. Watson, M.
F. Watson and Geoige W. Owen, all of Kings Valley,
Berton County, Oregon.
Also, Charles M. Kirkness, heir of L. F.H. Kirkness,
deceased, Homestead Entry No. 42H for the Lot No.
4 of Sec. , T. 11, S. R 6, W.
He names the following witnesses to prove the
entryman's continuous residence upon, and cultiva
tion of, said land, Viz: T. F. Alexander, James M.
Watson, M. F. Watson aud George W. Owen, all of
Kings Valley, Benton County, Oregon.
22, 38, w 5. L. T. BAKIN, Register.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATJON,
Land Office at Roseburg, Oregon.
Sept. 15th, 1885.
Notice is hereby given that the following-named
aettler ban filed notice of his intention to make final
proof in support of bis claim, and that said proof
will be made before the Judge or Clerk of Benton
County, at Corvallis, Oregon, on Tuesday, Octobei
27, 1885, viz: William Howard, Homestead No
3288. for the N. W. 1-4 of S. G. 1-4, S. E. 1-4 of N. W
1-4 and E. 1-2 of S. W 1-4, Sec. 24, T. 14, 8. R. 7 W
He mames the following witnesses to prove his con
tinuous residence upon, and cultivation of, said land
viz: Edward Williams. Charles Wi st. Robert How-
particles of gold, the experiments will be ; ord and 0. W. H ward, all of Monroe, Oregon,
regarded with interest. 22-3H-5t W. F. BENJAMIN, Register.
Real Estate Agents, will buy, sell, or
lease farms or farm property on
GENE LEE, Proprietor.
CORVALLIS, - OREGON
(Opposite H. E. Harris Grocery Store.)
Washing, Ironing:, Po.isMng and Fluting
done to order and at
Reasonable JP rices.
Wm. Hartless has ten extra fine Oxford
bucks for sale at reasonable prices.
CORVALLIS, - OREGON.
J am.es L. Lewis.
Sheep, Cattle, Horses and Hogs bought and
sold and Contracts made to famish same
AT ALL TIMES.
Mutton, Beef and fat Hogs a
For the Cure of
Over 30,000 cures Recorded In 6 years.
Piles, Rectal Ulcer, Fissures, Pruritus-ani,
fistulas in Ano, Polypus-Keen, Etc.
Cured without cutting operations. Dr. Pilkinirton.
surgeon, ocu'f stand aurl.t, and proprietor of the
sanitarium for the eye, e.r and nervous 1ls-
easea, Portland, Oregon, has been appointed agent
and physician, for this system for Oregon, and has in
two months made a number of cures of cases, in some
uf which, severe operations with the knife have only
Refer bv permission to J as. W. Weatherford, drug
gist, well known in Salem; Frank Gardner, machinist
at car shoos; H. A. Kanioy, druss-ist at Harrisburi;.
Oieiron, and others.
Will meet parties at Mrs. Hemphill's
hotel iu Corvallis from arrival of stage from
Albany, Tuesday, Oct. 13th to Thursday
morning Out. loth, 1885.
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