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EUGENE CITY, OREGON, SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 187C.
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t (Sutjetw City tori
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' 7 POSTOFF1CE.
i office Hours -From T a. m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.
Mail arrives from the south and leave, going north
10 a. m. Arrives from the north anil leaves going
' .rath a 2S3 p. in. For Siuialaw, Franklin and Long
i Tjm, close at 6 on Wednesday. For Crawford.-
ville, Camp Creek und Brownsville at 1 r.u.
n Letter, will be ready for delivery half an hour after
i rival of train. Letter, ahould be left at the office
. ctt.nouruc,o.. XpATTKIWOS. P. H.
(irnx Chokcb.-H. O, Davenport, pastor. Ser.
viceaevery Sunday at U a; m. an t 7 p. in, Sunday
School at i p. m. Prayer meeting eveiy Fmlay
) M. E. Chdbch A. C. Fairchild; Paator. Services
at 10:30 a. m. and 7:30 p.m.
Cnairmii-O. M. Whitney, Taator. Service, by
,' ' A. F. and A.M.
" dneaday. in each
VUu. SrENrTR 1JUTTE tjOBOK no. w i. v.
O. F. Meet, every Tuesday evening.
w . r i V- T rt
neeU ou the 2d and 4th Wednesday, in each month.
- lA. IU.nri.lT . I.NriH.UElT ..II. II.
GEO.B D ORRIS,
; ATTORNEY AND C0CNSEL10R AT LAW,
Office on Willamette street, Eugene City. .
G. A. MILLER,
ffp5a DENTAL R00M3 IN DUNN'S
Eugene City, Or.,
rProfeutj DENTISTRY AND ORAL SURGERY
DR. JOHN HERRBOLD,
. SURGICAL AND MECHANICAL DENTIST,
i Underwood's Krick Building, Up Stairs,
Respectfully offers his services to
.the citizens of this plaee and vicin
Jitv.inall the branches of bis pro.
' lbs Latest Implements in
f exemited In a satUCactory manner.
STOCK 18 .CASH,'andAll Work Must be Paid
. or on Delivery.
p. WEI-EH has opened Dental Rooms
ti) perirantly In Underwood's buitdinff. EuRene
City, and respectfully soliciu a share of the pub-
l Vlrfe'rencTby permission,' Dr. J. K. Cardwell,
! Portland, t)rcRon.
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Office on Ninth Street, opposite the St.
Charles Hotel, and at Kesldence,
KuTCJlCXK CITY. OREGON.
DR.. GEO. W. ODELL.
'Office Up Stairs, first North of Astor IlonsJ,
EUGENE CITY, OREGON.
, For convenience of self and patron, all WW mi
eeeoanUwill be lft in charge of O. M. COOPEK,
Esq., opposite the .tone .tore, when tully author,
ited to collect the aame. It i. tully expected that
all accounts for services will be presented for pay
ment in thirty day., and collected in sixty.
Eugene City, April Sth, 1675.
Chas. M. Horn,
ncuri) :w f.TTV. TflFLES.
rand Materials. Kepannnt? ane in
the ncatent style and Warranted.
Sewing .iwacnines, ouic,
Locks, etc, Kepaired.
Guns loaned and ammunition furnished.
3hop on Ninth Street, oppoalte Star Bakery.
J. S. LUCKEY.
DEALER W (t
'Clocks, Watches, Chains, Jewelry, etc,
ilepniring Promptly Execnted.
J. 8. LUCKKV.
. - POST OFFICE BCILDINO.
"rTIUamette Eigh' j Sta.. Eugene City.
. a mrfifiT.ES ENdlNE PRESS.
i - " ,
IJiM inch-, inaide of chase; inpwd running order.
'lll be sold at bargain. Address this office.
Book and Stalionerj Store.
POST OFFICE BUILDINCjEUGESECITf,!
bars on hand and an constantly receiving sn
assortment of the Bent School and Miscellaneous
books. Stationery. Blank Books. Portfolios. Card.
Wallets, Blanks. Portmonnaes, etc.. etc. All or
derf, promptly Hilled. . A. S. PATTER80S.
. 4 . .
HouseJwld Fivnuture Etc.
BHXU ABOUT TO LEAVE FOB THE EAST
I o9t tor sals all asy B lWhold rnrnitore,
enpriam Parlor. Stttiiur -and Bed Boosa SeU,
itshea Furniture, Cooking T wnrl. Mc.
TWO GOOD "
DWELLING HOUSES, v
Wbiea ars nrri r kxsu.i ana wiU bs siMd at a bar
gaia. Terns easy. Esquir st mvw. nr5-.
BEN. F. DORR IS.
Stoves and Range's,
PLAIN, FANCY ft JAPANNED
Shovels and Tongs,
, Fenders Fire Dogs,
Cauldron .' Wash Kettles.
Hollow, Iron and Ccpper Ware,
PORCELAIN, TINNED A BRASS
PRESER VING KETTLES,
Driven Well Sr. Force Tumps,
Lead andiron Pipes,
, Hot "pe and Hose
IW FACT; Everything belongiug to toy bosi
ness, all of which I will sell at the
; LOWEST CASH PHICESr
Of all kinds done promptly and In a s&tlsf&cllorr
WELLS DRIVEN PROMPTLY
'By attention to buninsn. and honorable de&Un
1 hope to merit a share of your patronage
jatt -BEN. F. DOKRIS.
AW pei sons knowing themselves In
debted to me wi'l please call and
SETTLE WITHOUT DELAY.
H. V. DORRIS.
IIAYEMR MARKET !
BECKER & BOYD, Proprietors.
KEEPS CONSTANTLY ON HAND,
Dried Meats of all kinds. Trd, Tallow, etc. Will
sell Beef in chunks from 3 to t cent.
Brick Store, cor. Willamette & Eighth Sts.,
A.V. PETERS & CO.,
Are now in receipt of a very largo stock of
JVEW SPRING GOODS,
Selected with much care from the laiyut and best
importing house, in San Franeisco.
' Our Sto:k of
I. unusually larprc and attractive, and comprise, the
very latest style, and iHivoltirai, and of all grade
nd prices, so as to meet the view of all.
A large assortment o' VJf'.ng and InserHcgi, new
and beautiful pattern..
a i t. - T1M1.A, r...i;n. .... T
Table Linens, Towelinm and Hosiery; CorH-tt
WE WILL PAT THE HIGHEST JIAHKET PEI0E
In cash for any number of pound, of
GOOD MERU1IAN1ABLK wool
Of every description wanted, for which .we will pay
the highest market price.
A. V. PETERS & CO.
.Eugene City Brewery.
MATHIAS MELLKR, Pro'p.
' Ianow prepared to fill .11 order, for
EH LAGER BEER
OF A SUPERIOR QUALITY.
Come and see fur yourself. A good article needs
B. C. PENNINGTON, - Proprietor.
TITIS WEI.L-KNOWJf T.AKni.ORD ha. aaain
taken clutrfre of the AHfXyK HOIJhE, an.i ha.
re-fltted and re-turnilil tl.e mine, and will keep it
second to no house in the Mute. Tin need not fir
to give him s call, fur hi tal le will t,e mipptiol with
the beat the country affords. Charges reasonable
Come our, come all.
Real Estate For sale.
gEVES OR EIGHT ETXDBED AC15E3 OF
Farm and Grazing Lands
For Sale on Easy Terms.
Also, riOl SE AND LOTS in Eugene.
GEO. II. TIIURSTO.T.
Carding and Spinning.
H AVISO PURCHASED the Machinery owned
by C. GoodchUd. I am now prepared to make
all kinds of
YARN, BATTS, Ac,
At the Lowest Living Rates.
EUGENE CITY. OREGON I
What Stocks of Horses are mostly
Needed and Profitable to Malse.
Wo think there is no more profit
able branch oi business cn the farm
than raising choice breeds of horses.
We should first conHider what stocks
ot hordes the niaiket calls fpr, or the
kind that is mostly needed and unc
ial to the community. Now, the
query is what breeds ol horses are the
most marketable and profitable to
raise? ll cos's no more to 'raise a
first-class horso than it does a common
ono. agreeable to my experience and
observation. I riud there are three
classes ot horses that are really useful
and profitable to a community ; and
ot these three classes thare are two
classes which are more profitable to
raUc, and these aro the di alt horse
and the -hot so for all work, and the
third is the trotting horse, and this
stock really brings tlio highest price
ot any horses that aro taken to mar
ket; but tor all this there is more risk
in breeding for a trotting horso than
lor draft horses, from the lact, where
they understand breeding they ouly
calculate on ono in titty; that is, it
they raise fiftv head and Buececd in
gelling one that will make good time
on the tu it, they aro doing an average
business. ' Some would centend the
same chances aie to .bo taken in breed
ing . lor dralt horses. Experience
teaches us contiaiy, from the fact, we
hardly ever Jail to get a good work
horse, if not euitable for heavy diatt,
such as are needed f jr heavy teaming
aud draying purposes, wo have a
horse that is suitable for the farming
community; aim ono that always
brings a good price. Ine seconu
query would uaturally arise, which is
the best class to raise ol these three
different kinds of stock, draft, trot
ting, and horso lor all work? The
Clydesdale and Percheron Hock aro
undoubtedly the best draft stock we
have on this coast; and are both good
stocks of horses ; though there seems
to be quite a variance of opinio )
among many stock men in this valley,
as to which is really the best d; all
stock of theso two. The oldesc we
have, of Oregon raising, of the Clydes
dale stock, aro four year old this
spring ; and as far as I have seen, and
from what I glean from those who
have been raising this stock, and oth
ers not interested, in connection with
the many 6ales made East, at enor
mous figures, I cannot help coining to
the conclusion that there is no better
farmer's horse than the Clydesdale';
or ono more suitable lor heavy draft.
An Euglisli writer in a recent article
on Scotch and English farming, says
of the Clydesdale horses : "Although
Scotch. fanners generally have some
thing to .learn tioin their JLugliah
brethren in the mana ;einoiit of cattle
and 'sheep, end require to improve
considerably, in the selection and style
ot their, bucks and harness horses,
they stand almost : unrivalled in the
breeding and management ot their
cart .. horses." There . is no . belter
farmer's horso than the Clydesdale.
He has the power in the right place ;
he can move olf smartly with two
tons belli ud him ; he walks tour miles
an hour; trots, it need be, seven or
eisrhl: ls'aclive and hardy, his feet are
sound aud good, and Mr. Piclford
and others who use many horses in
lariro tow us, assures me that no horses
stand the work on the stones like the
Clydesdale, and none bear up so well
against the rough usage and buffeting
to which these willing van horses are
so often subjected. The heaviest and
most valuable Clydesdale are bred
within about 28 miles of Glasgow;
their style and usefulness have ol lato
years been improved by breeding
them with finer and less hair about
their legs. It is the leg of the Clydes
dale that enables tlio farmer to over
take his work with so few horses.
With nearly double the area of ari.ble
land the agricultural relations show
that in .Scotland there are 3.9, in Eng
land 4.2, hordes lor 100 acres of me
dium land under a four or five course
rotation. The horses are invariably
worked in pairs, plow an acre a day
and are used in singlo and double
carts. Wagons are unknown iu Scot
land. I should judge the , half breed
Clydesdale's that are being raised in
this valley will weigh from 1,400 to
LeO'J fus when they arrive at maturi
ty. The four-year-olds, this epring,
will average from 1,200 to 1,500 lbs.,
this is what I call heavy made horses,
and another good feature in this stock
of bores, they aro invariably kind
and domestic; never fail to poll when
first bitched up to a wagon or to a
load, and a poor horse' ean hardly be
found among them, which goes to
show that there has been a great deal
ot care and torethought in breeding
heretofore, in bringing about such
noble characteristics; and of such
powerful size and strength an these
van horses possess. K. It. 1;.
Evidence is said to have beeo prwnted
to tbe commi'.lee on the District of Colom
bia of the payment of 3,000 to On. Gar
field by Nicbolsoa.a contracts owJer Bues
LepLerd. for service in obtaining a contract
froa: tbe Pos:d of PaWie Worki.
Frorn the 8. F. CUroulcUv
1 It seems as though there ' was com
ing to American politics a period of
utter and complete demoralization.
The condition of our public affairs is
becoming truly nlarmiug is already
alarming, and demands the considera
tion and action of tlio honest men ot
tho nation to Bave the country from
humiliation and shamo. From the
highest to the lowest in official sla
tiou, honest official conduct seems to
ho tho exception rather than the rule.
So widespread is this feeling that we
find ourselves congratulating tho pub
lic that the President himself has not
been detected in any mal-conduct.
The suspicion of crime reaches tho
Presidential mansion, the proof at
taches to tho Cabinet; lis presence
permeates the political attuosuhere
of tho Capitol and extends to the very
smallest ot official positions and im
plicates tho integrity of tho great
mass of office-holders throughout the
land. . Not only in tho General Gov
ernment do we find tho presence ot
corruption and abuse of political po
sition, but in nearly all the Slate and
municipal administrations not ouly
in the Kepublicau, but in the Demo
cratic party ; not only tho result aud
abuse of long-contiutied political
power, but it manifests itselt in the
very first acts ol a minority, party
that comes suddenly and uneNpeot-
illy to place; not only in othcml lite
do we find crimes prevalent, but itj
pervades private business oircles; and
from Lnnks downward through all
places of trust, and confidence, we
meet with continual and multiplied
proofs 'ot .dishonesty. .The last and
most startling 'disclosure of crime
now attaches to Secretary 13ulknap,
one ot our cabinet officers, accom
pfnied with proofs thatseom to carry
the full evidence of complete convic
tion. Another Cabinet officer loaves
tho position ol tho Attorney-Generalship
under circumstances that tend to
how that) iu bis office be was not an
honest man. Wc refer to Attorney
General Williams. If Secretary De
lano has not mado a practice of sell
ing his positiou, and has uot been
guilty ot repeated crimiual offenses,
he is a much injured man, for tho im
pression ol his guilt leaves upon his
name an ineffaceable slam.
Secretary liorie stands eharged bo-
fore tho country with such extrava
gant expenditures aud such seemingly
unnecessary outlays in bis depart
ment as to raise the fair presumption
that, if he is not stealing himself, he
is blindly oblivious to an army of
thieves around him.
Our minister to England, the high
est position iu tho diplomatic service,
is implicated in a scheme of swindling
conspiracy that affects tho personal
honor aud makes him the central
figure of a ' Cl ime that is world-wide
iu its notoriety. This Minister Schenck
now comes homo in the vain effort to
save his, personal honor upon no
hii'lier evidence than that of. Senator
Stewart- and Trenor.W. Park,' con
federates in his crime. In every de
partment of our government .there is
an organized. ring of publio 'plunder
ers, who are prepared, and whose oc
cupation it i is, to steal in. revenue,
and!), contracts and supplies. : lliese
rings are so intermixed each with 4he
o'.lier that to attack the one compulp
all tho o'-hers to band together, in
self-defense. Tho city of New York
presents a history ot robbery and
crime upon tho part of Democratic
leaders that estops .that party-rom
charging that this demoralization is
the result oi Uepublican supremacy.
Hie fact is politics has become a
dishonest industry, to steal from fie
people, to rob tho treasury, ti plun
der the tax payer, is only a crime
when detected. Washington has be
come a eocial hell, in which vice, ex
travagance, profligacy and prostitu
tion flaunts itselt. The waiting rooms
ot the Senate Chamber are assigna
tion rooms for the painted harlotry
of tho nation. One of theso low-
necked demireps has, by virtue of po
litical status, endeavored to lead so
ciety at the nation'' capital. Lust
and social depravity airs itself in lan
daulels and flaunts its piratical flag in
tlio face ofdece.it women and honest
men. Tho departments are partial
aids in support ot the kept mistresses
ot officials. We hear of social enter
tainments where the wives of Cabinet
Ministers, Supremo Court J'idgesand
Senators, upon salaries of from five to
ten thousand dollars, undertake to
vie in dress, jewels and equipage with
harlots and contractors' wives.
While all this stealing. and extrav
agance goes on, the people stagger
under a mountain load .of debt, and
there is no seening relief from it. .'If
we drown one hungry horde of bloody
vampires, another takes its plaee.
Just now we are on the eve of prepa
ration for a Presidential election. It
is the constitutional opportunity lor a
change of officials and reform, but the
cumbersome party machinery seems
to make reform impossible. We ot
California will send delegates to a
National Convention dictated for one
jpirty hy Federal officials aud for tbe
j other party by a clique of foreign and
' chivalry party leaders, each and every
one of whem aro intent upon advanc
ing their personal intorests and secur
ing or continuing for themsolvcs tho
opportunity of publio plunder. Party
issues aro mado for us at Washing
ton, and the people aro Old ; that
thero is danger from Southern aggres
sions, rendering it necessary for
Northern men to band together iu
sell defense) that tho finances ot tho
nation are disarranged; that banks
aro injuring tho ourrency and tho
credit of the Government, and that
tho financial is the important question
to consider. Tariff, revenue and oth
er issues aro provided for tho pcoplo
to discuss, while by secret intrigue
political plots are devised and con
summated to hold the purse, the
power and tho patron.igo of tho gov
ernment. There ought, iu this coming cam
paign, to bo made another and a
prominent issue indeed, two. Theso
two embrace all the others; they are
of higher importance than party or
nuance or local questions; revenue,
protection, Slate sovereignity all sink
troin sight when they are mentioned ;
they aro named each by a single word,
"Patriotism and honesty." There
should be inaugurated a great national
reform under a banner upon winch
aro emblazoned these words. A Na
tional Convention should bo called
whose resolves should bo confined to
the declaration that "tho policy bf
this Independent People's parly sha'.l
be patriotism and integrity,'" lie-
solved, "that our candidates for the
office of President und V ice-President
shall bo loyal and honest men." All
the long find wordy resolves of both
political " parties are for buncombe ;
they amouut to nothing; they are uot
even a chart or guida to party con
duct. It would bo a happy day for our
republic if it could bo rolled back for
halt a1 century to the economy and
simplicity ot its early times. It would
be a blessed thing it we could purge
Washington oi its debauchery and
vice it wo could restoio to Cabinets,
courts and Iccislativ;e ha'ls something
oi tho honorablo sentiments that dis
linguised our earlier statesmen, some
thing of the personal integrity that
characterized tho gentlemen ol the
Why Halkuap Fell.
The case of General Iiulknap, says
the Courier-Journal, has a special and
particular interest for the pcoplo of
Central Kentucky. His first wife and
his last went henco, and both 'were
famous belles. If the Secretary's of
ficial mal-practico does not auto-date
his marriage two years ago ho is to
be deeply commiserated. ' Much can
be sa d lor a weak man who ( has to
support the honors of a groat place
and tho extravaganccs of an ambitious
woman. The victim of this unhappy
combination was in no senso equal to
its dcmands.i 1 lie dnties ot a chief
clerkship) in ono ot the bureaus of tho
dtpartment over which ho presided
would ;.havo fully taxed his compe
tency." lie was prepared for the ele.
vatcd elation to which tavortkm had
ass'gnod "jiim by tho experiences .of
neither public or private life., lie
was a nobody, called, to the front tor
a purpose by a friend. He had not
the fortune to support the graduur of
oflico nor sustain the lashionable
whims oi a single season in an expen
sive capital, lie can no, a great
nameachieved by long, arduous and
honorable service to care for. Steal
ing scorned to bo, tho order of the
day. It wis going on all orouud
him." Neglect ot duty was tho ex
amplo set in the most, shameful ways
by his chief and creator. Hotter men
than himself were constantly misus
ing trusts; why should not he ? Al
most in sight ot the War Department
might be seen tho palaces of men
grown rich in the Government ser
vice, and yet walking among their
fellows unscathed and unscorned.
Precedents in plenty were furnished
by the common usage ; and there was
tho temptress not merely to stimulate
his passions and to instigate his vices,
but actually to participate in his
crimes. The man is to be pitied as
much as blamed. I he 1 resident is
responsible for his fate. His wife is
merely an executioner chosen by a
Providence which seems to link wo
man with all the great tragedies as
well as all the great blessings oflife,
to carry out and fulfill the worldiy no
less than the moral law, that pride
shall receive its accustomed fall.
Tbe Ifuuse has parsed a bill making U a
hi.'h crime and misdemeanor fur hit officer
or employe of the Government to solicit or
contribute funds lor pontioal purposes, pan
isliabla by dismissal lrom the service, and a
One not I-m than .r00 rtr.r more $.7,000, and
imprisonment not more than one year.
Paul Duhlgrm. Cdtisnl General of the U.
3 to Italy, and sod of tbe late Resr Ad
miral Dulg-eD, died io Rome on the 23d ol
John IT. Keyser, of Tweed rinjf notoriety,
bss been taken to tbe insane i'jlum.
The Fresident bu Dominated J. M. Cogh-
lan.of California, m Chief Jajtiee of L lab
From Cottage Cirove. .
To the EuiToa or Thi Ooabd:
Newcomor; Bed Hock Granger,
Pathfinder and Clodhopper have af
forded a great deal of amusement, as
well as valuablo information,' to the
readers of ,tho Gcaud. And right
hero I will say that I have no ambi
tion to get into any sort of controver
sy with either ot thoso noted quill
drivers, for in that'event I know I
should be completely demolished ;
hence I propose stand from under. I
will add, however, that I endorse
everything that each of tbem have
said. Tho farmers of Coast Fork are
plowing their ground preparatory to
putting in htrgcf crops this Centon.
nial year than ever before. Now if
we Coast Porkers should raiso more
grain than heretofore, and I predict
we will, Newcomer can just attribute
our agricultural success to his lectures,
for they have had tho desired effect,
and have awakened our farmers to
the trub condition of things. "Lay
on McDnlf," etc. There ii one ques
tion I should like to hear1 Newcomer
dispose of, and that is: tho1 reckless
und rcprelionsiblo violation of ' th6
game law, hundreds of deer-having
this winter been killed for1 Jholr'bldea
and horns,' r.nd tho: meat left t(y rot
on tho ground. -.. . Pio.wikjt. ' -
Wo suggest to P. B. that a justice
ct tho praco would be ot more service
in case of violations of law than our
correspondent possibly could be. It
no justico bo convenient report the
matter to the' grand jury, at its next
Credit to the Deruocratlo Leader. '
The Washington correspondent of
the New York Herald, In reference
to tho Babcock matter, on the od inst.
writes: Tho Demooralio leadors de
serve credit for treating this scandal
not from a partisan but from a na
tional point ot view'. They behaved
handsomely yustordy; and while, of
course, they cannot be expected to
ignore tho influence oi such discover
ies on' the fall eloctions, they acted
with dignity and publio spirit about
tho llouso and elsewhere. But it will
bo no reproach to them if at the
nroner time thev- do tako care to
make partisan use of such ovents, baf-
.l-.. .....- i.. .k-
CIlllSO lliey Klliur (Jiujiuujr iuiu mw
Presidential canvass. ' Itl November
tho people aro to decide whether they
will trust tho Republicans ' 6r th6
Democrats with the' government of
tho country for the next fbnr years.
But the Uepublican conventions have
all united 'to praise Goners! Grant's
administration as ominontly success
ful, and tho Kepublicau leaders have
not reproached ihe Prcsidt'nt'ior his
association with tho' promotion of
men like Belknap and 'others now
standing beloro tho publio in a dubi
ous light. It is :proper that they
should be held to tWir responsibility
and that, if the administration they
praise and the men they tolerate and
work with, can be shown : to be cor
rupt aud mischievous, this should en-'
tpr nrnminffiiilv Into tha Canvass. It
ought to be the most prominent ques
tion, ana it tne uemooiais are per
aistentin their investigations it will
be. ' ' ' . " . . .
The town of Sheridan is sadly afflicted
with the mumps. . . ' . . ' ' '
Union county is preparing for a grand cel
ebration on the coming Fourth. . . i
Six new buildings have been' erected in
llulsey since February five dwellings arid
una business bouse. . , '
The farmers 6o Rogne rivef, Carry coon
ty, are going extensively Into the raining of
potatoes for tbe Sao Francisco market. , '
It if estimated that ten or twelve thnns
and bend of beef cattle fill be driven East
from' Wasco and (Jrant counties this' year, w
At'Porlland an artesian vell has been
bored to a depth of forty feet and a' veto ot
theurest water struck, which flows abun
dantly. .u ... 4 -'' .,''.. fit
Tbe assessor found only 1.456 voters in'
Clsckamas county ; the school clerks report
1,681, a difference oi:rj5. , r- '
Mr. Mctntwh, of Coos" "river,1 while carr-(
inn bit ?uo over bis shoulder with bis band
over 'the inuszle), acciJentiy shot himself
through tbe band, losing a Soger. ; . '
Mr. Beard has sold his tine warehouse at
Tangent to the Farmers' Warehouse Com
pany 6f Albany. T be price paid wis $3,-'
0U0. Tbe F. W. Co. cow bave a storage
capscity of 300,000 bushels.- ,,'-,'
Tbe Albany Reguler says: Some of our
farmers bave tbe wheat of last harvest, stilt,
in their barns, and there tbey will keep it
until better roads or advance io prices in
duce them to haul it to the city.
Tosteb, one of tbe few survivors of tbe
Clatsop tribe ol Indians diud at hit home oa '
Clatsop plains Tuesday oigbt about 11"
o'clock. Tosteb was chief of bit tribe for
many years, and raised a family of chi'lfren
which are toted for their industry tad Bscr
i than ordinary intellectual faculties.