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CITY AND COUNTY.
Farmers are busy.
Tay the printer anil be happy.
Lumber U cheaper than fur year.
Not ao occupant In the county or city jail.
Lota ( hay coming into town. Prices low
Corner atone ceremnnie one week from next
There are 283 primmer in the penitentiary
Roastingears are to the market from South
Stinit, the real estate dealer, visited Port
land tbii week.
The hop market in the East shows uo signs
Thii U the busy season with the agricultural
The work of constructing Frof. Collier' res
dence has begun.
The friendbii do; trembleth now. The dog
catcher is In the land.
Sam Friendly ha one of Job'a comforters
and still he ii not happy.
Blackberries and black bear are said to be
plentiful t tho mountain.
Dr. Hemenway i now practicing bi pro
fession at Li nkville, Oregon,
Mr. J. O. Day has the thanks cf the GfAirn
fork basket of fise peach plums.
Joe Huddleston propones to sell blacklierrics
in his patch at 12J cents per gallon.
Mr. O. It. Bean hag moved to the old S. A.
Ogden property on Eleventh street
Dr. Sharpies hurt one of his lears slightly in
jumping from his buggy last Saturday.
Our thanks are due to the Deadmond boy
for a mess of fine McKenzie river trout.
Tne Directors of the McKenzie wagon road
returned home last Wednesday afternoon.
Day k Henderson have put up a new awn
ing In front of their store on Eighth street.
We understand that the Siuslaw Grange
will erect a large and commodious hall this
Notwithstanding the dull times we have re
ceived ten subscriptions this week for the
Farmer are boreby notified that the St
Charles Hotel will serve first- ilass meal for
There is eompla'nt that the bounty for kill
ing wild animals is too small It should be
At the raffle lost Saturday evening f r the
wax fruit, Nightwatchman Witter threw the
lucky number, 39.
A party from Eugene will leave in a few
weeks for the purpose of making the ascent of
the Three Sisters.
Lecture No. 8 at the Christian Church to
morrow tiL'H by Frof. Campbell. Subject,
. "Call of Ahrahaiu."
It is said that the O. A C. P.. R, Will build
ta new depot here during the coining Summer.
It will be 20119 fret
Workmen have commenced on Mr. E. K.
Hendrnn's dwelling. However, cards have
hot lieen sent out yet
Th Gateway He'aM, of Astoria, Ims nimin
fchanu'ed han Is. Messrs. Ta'nvige iV Turner
ore now the puhlishert.
The hecdra to th. mountain continues.
TIits are said to be over one hundred people
nt the Foley Springs alone.
Much rk-htenus ind'gnntion is felt at the
slowness of the srson that holds the appoint
ment of superintendent of the fish ladder.
Parties visiting tho McKenzie Bridge should
tall on Fr'ss'll, where they can get meals for
25 cents. Board and lodging, P5 per week.
I have three nico resilience lots that I will
sell for $140 to 81fi0 each; $20 down; balance
in three years, interest payable annually.
Geo. M. Miller.
The Chinese are taking chances on tan hi
this city. It is reported that some of the Mon
golians are as much as ?300 loser during the
The water in the mill race has been shut off
tor the purpose of allowing workmen to put in
the roller machinery that arrived from Minne
Cards are out for the marriage of Mr. W.
H. Alexander and Miss Huttie Johnson, on
the 2lst instant. They have our congratula
tions in advance.
No strangor should leave the city without a
box of "Tansill' Punch," the Havana-filled
6a ciirar. Sold by the box at thousand rati
by Osburn & Belshaw,
A large number of our sportsmen went hunt
ing after the festive crouse Thursday, the gain
law having expired on the 15th. A consider
able number were bagged.
lieal merit and satisfaction or no trade, has
made "Tansill Punch," America's finest 5c.
cigar, the most popuUr brand on earth. Do
you smoke them? At Oslurn & Belsl.aw 's.
Of the Iowa excursionists, CO of the journals
represented were Republican, 17 Democratic,
14 independent, 4 greenback, 4 agricultural, 2
local, I anti-monopoly, 1 society, 1 college, 1
tempcrante and 1 educational.
Mrs. Jacob Conser, the first of the week,
received a telegram informing her that one of
her brothers had died that day near Lafayette,
Indiana, of heart disease. Mrs. Conser has
the sympathy of her many friend.
Mr. Phillip Cantrell sent to this office last
Monday a bunch of raesquite gross that meas
ured over eight feet In height It will be sent
to the office of the State Board of Imtuigra
tion in a few days. Who can beat it?
Dr. Taylor' 7 Oaks Compound, purely veg
etable, taken internally, positively cures rheu
matism, neuralgia, toothache, chills and fever
and cramp colic. Sold by Osborne ft Co., Eu
Cene. Agents, SnellHeitshu & Woodward,
"I remember," said a Junction boy to his
Sunday-school teacher, "yon told me always
to atop and count fifty when angry." Yes!
Well, I'm glad to hear it It cooled your
anger, didn't it?" "Von see, a boy he came
into oar alley and made face at ma and dared
me to fight I was going with him. He was
Bigger') me, and I'd bar got pulverized, I re
membered what yon said and began to count"
"And you did not fight?" "No, ma'am. Just
as I got to forty-two my big lrother came
along, and the way he licked that hoy would
have made your mouth water. Lw going to
count fifty and th -a run.'
Ccimil Room, I
ElMiENE Citv, July 1.1, 18$.). j
Council met pursuant to adjournment.
Prcieut t'ouncilincn Don is, Friendly,
Luckey and Bilyeu; Recorder and Marshal.
President Dunn being absent, meeting
called to nrdur by Recorder Shaw and Coun
cil. i.an Friendly appointed Recorder pro tern.
Minutes of lt meeting real und ap
proved. Finance committee reported favoraW' on
the following bills and on motion, warrant
were ordered drawn for tho several amounts:
Driskill & Day, SS2.75.
Win Christian, 7.00. .
Ostium & lli-hl'.Hw, s;i..0.
B Dunn, U'K.MI.
Oregon State Journal, $1.50,
J as Warnack, 81.50.
Penura, Wheeler & Co, $9.74.
J D Brown, S2.J0.
W 8 Shaw, SI 13.00.
C E Roberts and J C Alford, M.00.
Oren Moore, tti.OO.
A J Babb. MUXl
McCornauk Collier. 2.10.
J il Hutchinson, $4.00.
Ja Greer, $2. CO.
E A Fanington, 913.75.
The following bills were read and referred
to the Finance Committee:
Oregon State Journal, 52 .r().
C K Roberts, 5.
Home Hotel, ?4 20.
Robiusou ft Church, 30 03.
I L Campbell, 37 05.
V S thaw, 2G 10.
On motion of Councilman Dorris the rules
wero susponded and warrauts ordered dnwn
on the Treasurer in favor ot the following
named person for services rendered nu the
4th of July as special policemeu;
James Warnack, $2 50.
J 1) Bron, 2 50.
Frank Brown, $2 50.
John Henry, 2.
On motion the Marshal was instructed to
put in culvert on Willamette street as fol
lows: From Rankiu's corner to McClarenV;
from Elison's to Ream's; from tho M. E.
Church to Swift's, aud from Friendly' to
At this time the matter of supplying the
city with waterworks was converged upon
by Dr. Sheltun and the member of the
Council, but nothing deliuite was done iu
regard to the matter.
Ou motion adjourned.
S. 11. Friendly, Recotder pro tern.
The Mortgage Tax Law.
We herewith print the syllabus of a recent
ibcUinn by Jude Doa ly ou the Mortgage Tax
Law. Tne foreigu companies asked for an in-
Miction restraining the different Sheriffs from
collecting taxes upon their mortgages:
Morten ire Tax Law of 1882. On the ques
tion of wnethcr this act of the Legislature con
forms to the constitution of Oregon, this Court
billows the judgment of the Supreme Court of
tho State in Auimfoid v. Sewell. 11 Or.. 07,
ami Crawford v, Linn county, Id., 4.S2; and oh
the tiuestion it is in conflict with the constitu
tion of the United States, the ruling of this
Court in the Dundee Mortgage Tiust Invest
ment Company v. School District No. 1, 19
beli. Kcp., A.M ami 21 M., lot, is followed.
An nut tor raising remote. Jim mortgage
thX law does not levy any tax or raise any rev
enue, but only provides tint when a tax is lev
ied or n revenue raised that morU'iiges shall
uimtributt) thereto as land.
I'm-qual uKsesMiienis, Where tho law re
quires that mortal ;es rdn, II be valued for tax
ation at their face value, ami all lands at til ir
'"true cash value," ami tho Assessor of a County
willfully ithd uniformly values the inort nigra
ou lands therein Ht their face value, and the
lauds therein fti only one third of their cosh
value, suc'ci assessment is illegal, ami the pay
inent of the two -thirds of l lie tit thereby im
posed on said inortn.f s n::.y he enjoined.
Tender of payment of tax. A suit to enjoin
the collection u! a rr.: cau iot ne maintained
in the courts of the I'ni:. I S;ntns, unless it
appears that tho plaint ill ban paid or offered
to pay so much of such tax as lie concedes to
bj due or as may be shown that bo ought to
Fr m the way we understand the decision,
the loan companies must pay one-third of their
taxes before they can have any standing in
omit. Then the case will be brought wholly
npon'the fact whether the different Assessors
honestly, and without fraud, assessed the prop
erty of the different counties at a lair and rea
sonable value. The constitutionality of the
law has been sustained. We believe that the
counties, in time, will collect every cent due
up m mortgages from the loan companies.
Fourth of July Hbau. This is how they
do it up in Hcppner, The editors of the
Meppuer Times and the Gazette, of the same
burg, have been indulging in some language
towards each other not over-choice, and the
mutual feeling between the two 'jaill shoverj
was not tho most cordial and lovely. Ou
tho glorious Fourth of July the editor of the
('aaett, knocked the editor of the Times
down and then sat on him till he hollered
"nulf." This is business. The same means
" ris suggested to the News and Orogonian for
the settlement of any little ilillcrence bo
tweeu them. There 11 some sense iu that
way, aud the public is not tho snllclcr,
Iowa Visitor We take the following
from the Nevada, Iowa, Watchman, which
explains itself: "We stopped at Eugene for
a !imitu time, aud strolled through its
streets. It is a beautiful place, level, and
much reminded n: of our Iowa homes. The
Commencement exercises of the Oregon Uni.
versify were being held und all were warmly
welcomed. Yards were thrown open to all,
and but for the limited time we might have
carried ofT some of their most prized treas
ures (nothing personal Webb). Fruits and
flowers were in abundance, and all well
pleased, aud found it alive with people to
Rates of Posi ack. Many people suppose
that postage has been reduced. This is u
mistake. It will take two cents to carry a
letter the samo as it did before the first of
July. No one-cent letter will go. The let
ter covered by two cents may weigh an
ounce, instead of half an ounce. This is all
tho change iu. postage on letters. Do not
fool yourself by putting oo one ceut only ou
any writteu or staled letter, but p it on two
cent as heretof.rre or your letter will remain
in the postotlice for want of sufficient' poet-
Notice. Mr. B. H. James baring rrtned
from business and being desirous of settling
up, requests all those indebted by n ite or ac
count to immediately cail and make a nettle-
men!. He eau be found at hi omce id tbe
Court Hon;, rtadv t j receipt for all debt .
Cottage Grove Itemi.
July 15, 1S85.
Miss Kate Spray went to Salem Tuesday.
D. Uristow made tljiug visit to Eugene
Mr. John Tapp, of OaMuud, wa in town
Ed Waud, of Eugeue, wa in town one
day this week.
A o.called show was hire Filday and Sat
urday evenings last.
Mr. Henry lloren and wife aro visiting h'
mother, Mis. R. II. Hazl-.'toli.
No raiu yet, although wo have had strong
indications at times for a week.
Mr. S. E. Veatch had a line mare to die
Saturday night. Cause unknown.
Mi- Addie Medley came up from Eugene
TucM'ay on a visit to friends here,
Messr (i. W. Ozment and Hiram Wiu
gard, of Siuslaw, were in town Tuesday.
Mm Dr. Scai-brnuirh. of Cresswtll, was
visiting friends here the sirst of thit week,
Dr. Harris, of Eugene City, has beon in
town a couple of times oil professional bus!
ucss this weok.
Mrs. J. J. Comstock returned home from
Portland Inst week, w here she has Leeu vis
ing for several weeks past
The funeral of the lato John England was
readied at this place last Sunday by Rev.
C. A. Wooley of Eugene City.
Mr. Melviu Damewond and son Nathan
went below one day last week with the in
teution of renting a farm, so we understand,
Mr. J. F. Spray sold his trotting mare a
few days ago for the sum of $500 to Mr.
John Stewart and Dr. T. W. Harris, of Eu
gene. Mis Hellon Adams and her scholar
killed a large rattlesnake not far from the
school house where she is teaching one day
last week. Verity.
Pleasant Hill Items.
Harvest is going on in full blast.
Sam Parks returned with Lige Baughman
What did 1 tell ynu--it would be another
deacon's case? II. B.
Mrs. Sarah Williams of Seattle ia visiting
relatives at this place.
(1. W. Hunsaker made a trip to Eugene
this week on business.
Can't I have the opportunity of setting
on thejury? I. W in.
I'll give you to understand I'm an "inde
pendent cub," aud don't propose to be ruu.
"It's not the amount I'm after, but to es
tablish the reput ir.ion of my character as a
workman. M. b.
Miss Clide Barbre is with us again, We
hope she hadi a pleasant time with her
' . For Sale.
One hundred and fifty-five acres of fine
hard-wood timber laud, and 20 ucres rich
bot tom prairie land. Lies 4 J miles north of
Eugene and 2 miles east of Irving station.
Will bo sold tcgetlier or in 20 acre lots, at
from $8 to ? 15 per acre. Payment can be
made in cash, part cash with approved notes
at one or two years, or will tike wheat at
market price. Kuijiiire of 0. M. Mn.i kr or
T. J. Smith.
Store your wheat at the Eugene City Mills.
The highest cash price paid to farmers, and a
premium for all choice milling winter wheat.
The Corner Stonr. As yet it is impo.
sible to give a regular programme for the
laying of the corner stone of the University
building on tho 28th mst. The Eugeue Baud
will furnish instrumental music for the oc
casion, while a choir will give the vocal
music. The halls of the city have been en
gaged for the evening for a collation and
dance. The Oregon Commandery of Knight
Templars of Portlund will be present in full
uniform. It is expeoted that a special train
will be run from Portland. The line of
march has not yet been agreed upon.
Blue River Miner. Much prospecting is
being done in the region of Bins river, in thif
county. Three men have discovered a well
defined quartz ledge that promises to be fairly
rich. It is thought that it will assay in the
neighborhood of i'iQ per ton. A quantity of
the ore has len rent to Portland to lie as
sayed. About thirty Chinamen are at work
in t-lacor diggings in the same region, and it Is
said they are making contdderable money.
BawAlis op Ice Cheajj, Forty or fifty per
sons were poisoned by eating ioo cream at
Jacksonville on the Fourth. Boys, beware,
and don't take any f'lolish chances of losing
your girl by feeding her Ice cream. She is
bound to appreciate your kind solicitude and
carefulness in protecting her from a horrible
death through eating ice cream and, besides,
you will have 50 cents more to cpend for beer
with the boyc,
Fhum CoRVai.lih. A party from Corvallis
consisting of Mr. W. M. Mansfield of the Cor
vallis Leader, A. P. Churchill of the Gazette,
Mose Neiigoss, Mies Ne-jgass ami tiie Mioses
Jacobs' spent last Sunday and Monday in Eu
gene as guest of Mr. ami Mrs. J. E. Fentoii.
We acknowledge a fraternal call from Messrs.
Muiltfield and Churchill on Monday.
Purchase!!. -Mr. John Stewart and Dr. T.
W. Harris, one day this week, purchased of
John Spray, of Cottage Grove, his trotting
mare, paying $4."A The animal Is 5 years old,
und trotted a mile the other day over a very
rough track in 3:08. This is certainly fast,
considering that the animal had never raceived
atiV training to sjieak of.
To Thresh krme.v. The improved West
inghouse Threshing Machinery and Engines
!r ""nteed to be the very best iu the
market Consult your interests by sending
for circular to Z T Wright, Portland, Wre
Km. Also dealer in Hancwck Iuspirator,
s'utnpn, Belting, Oils, etc.
Contract Let. Mr. Cy. Watkin has let a
contract for a dwelling, bam and fence to be
b'lilt on his lots jtn-t east of Dr. Harris' house,
-Messrs. iiarnsou 4 renton. 1Ti contra-t
Senator Coleman was iu town last Mouday.
Rev. Dr. Geary paid Albany a visit last
( H. Libby, of Portland, gave tni office a
call this week.
Miss Vena Adair ha been visiting In this
cijy seieral day.
Mr. Isaao Steven intends moving iu to town
in the near future.
Mis Minnie Star, of Junction, is visiting
fi iends iu this city.
Mr, Giilsi Chrisman rtturnrd from the Foley
Al Fletcher, of Coifsx, W. T., was in town
several days this week.
Miss Nellie Pluminer, of Portland, Is visit
ing Miss Mary Hill in this city.
Mr. Al Jackson and wife, of Portland, will
arrive In Eugene to-day ou a visjt.
J. 0. Whipp, formerly of this place, is run
ning a marble shop at Jacksonville.
P. F. Castleman was in Eugene Weduovlay.
lie has just returned from Prineville.
Mr. Geo. A. Dorris ami wife returned to
their home at Astoria hist Wednesday.
Mrs Wm Renshaw, list Tuesday morningi
left on a visit to L'niou comity, Oregon.
Mr. Dorwin Bristow, of Cottage Grove, paid
Eugene n short visit last Thursday evening.
Mr. It. C. Owen accompanied the Portland
gentlemen to the Foley Spring last Tnosday.
Mr. T. II. Shiun and family, who are now
at San Diego, Cal, will soon return to Eugene.
Mr. M. Suit and family, of Summer Lake,
Lake county, were in Eugeno this week on a
Mrs. Swanson and family left last Tuesday
for Colfax, W, T., where they will visit for a
Mr. McFarland, of Albany, Is visiting at
the residence of ids tister, Mrs. M. J. Odell,
in this city.
Hon II II Gilfry paid friends in Eugene a
brief visit lost Saturday. Ho is looking re
Mr. C. M. Horn ho been if. tho Siuslaw
country during the past week trying to gut
sight of an elk or dei r.
Messrs, Peet, ('rain and Church are at pres
ent fishing and hunting in the vicinity of the
Deschutes river, east of here.
Messrs Wm and Hugh Renshaw left last
Wednesday for a hunting expedition iu the
neighborhood of tho Foley Spring.
Judge J. J. Walton mid family left for the
Belknap Springs yesterday morning with the
intention of stay in a couple of weeks.
Mr. W. T. Crowell, traveling acent for the
Sacramento Record Union, pai 1 this office a
pleasant call last Wednesday afternoon.
Phillip Van Siliuyvcr, the hop buyer of
Portland, was in Eugene lust Wednesday. lie
reports that the outlook for hops is bad.
Mr. .'.lines Simdford. of Big Prairie, bos re
turned homo from a visit to tho Ivwteni Slates,
lie is better satislied with Otrgnn than ever.
Mr. W. L. Archambeaii and wife, of Port
land, visited relatives and friends in this vi
cinity last week. They returned home Mon
Miss Ida Black, daughter of Hon. T. J.
Black, of Ualsey, and Miss Mollis Bond, of
Irving, spent a few days of this week visiting
Miss Vina Peek of this city.
Mr W II Jones of Yakima, W. T., who has
been visiting here several weeks returned to
is home Kit Monday evening. Before re
turning he subscribed for the Gii.lHii.
Attorney J. E. Kenton returned to Eugeno
last Monday a changed man. He was shorn
of a greiitor portion of his beard. On fact he
consoles himself with is that It cannot be laid
to Ids wife.
Mr. J. L. Rollins was Uken to Portland yes-
terday morning and will enter one of the ho -pitals
at that place. We are sorry to say that
it is generally believid that he can live only a
few weeks at the most
A crowd consisting of Mr. N. J. Taylor and
family, Mrs. Trumbull and daughter, George
Craw, Mr. and Miss Emma Boiinett and Miss
M. Fitch left for the Foley Springs Tuesday.
They will be gone about three weeks. .
Mrs, M. IL Drummnnd, of California, who
was visiting at the home of her father, Thomas
Calloway, of Benton county,, was Instantly
killed by a runaway at ( 'orvallis Monday, the
hack in which she was riding being capsized.
County Clerk Ware went to the Foley
Springs last Wednesday morning. Professor
Woodcock acted as deputy during Wednesday,
Mr. Walt MeCornaok, the regular deputy, re
turned homo Thursday morning and took
charge of the office.
The party from Portland consisting of Messrs
L. Flcischner, Sain Lowenstein, W. II. Wil
liams, II. B. Litt; and Mr. II. C. Owen, of
this city, left for the Foley Springs lost Tues
day morning. They took with them two
ebony lined gentlelnen who will set as ser
vants. Fleischner is captain of the company
and Owen is first lieutenant.
John Ruiiinhon's Great Show. Mr. D.
S. Vernon, general manager of John Robin
sons great world exposition, menagerie
and circus, is in Portland. He has been try
ing to get to this country since lb'S2 with
the sljow, aud has at lust succeeded. They
have their own train of thirty-six cars, each
sixty feet loug. The show will reach Baker
City August 3, play the week between there
aud The Dalles; the uext week ou tho east
side, and in Portland oo Monday and Tues
day, August 17 and 18. Robinson gave four
performances in Diver on the Fourth of July
to 32,516 people. It will be in Engeuo
about August 20th,
Rcsmia vsj. Enolano. -The war cloud is
again hovering closely around these two
great European nations. Reports' are given
out that Russia is again advancing upon
Herat, and if such be the case, we believe
England will formally declare war. The
(low Gladstone i now down aad the war
party haa com into power. Wheat ha
already raised 2 cent per cental. If there
should be war onr farmer would receive
il a bushel for their wheat. Selfishness
almost compel ui to pray for a little affray
between the two couutriea, .,
Fh(ApecTL. We have received the pros
pectus of tbe Willamette Valley Educator, the
first Usue of which will apiear on the 20th.
Mr. S. A. Handle, nf Dallas, will lie tl e ed
itor. Subscription price, CI per annum. W
I wish the paer ucoets.
A chair wlrer Is in town, . ,
I The Engine Couiiai,y gave a drill last even
Ye editor thanks Dr. John Gray for a nice
The mugwump Is pretty big gam for small
editor to slio.it at
Willamette street is now one of the finest
highways in Oregon.
A heavy rain fell In Portland last Tuesday.
Luckily w were spared.
See the new advertisement of Osburn & Bel
shaw in another column.
Alxitit 300 teachers attended the late sessiou
of the institute at Astoria.
Mrs. Hayes, Mrs, Garfield and Aliss Cleve
land were all school teachers, "once upon n
Mr. J. P. Wilcox, of the Star Hotel, handed
us quite a curiosity iu the shape of a double
red June apple.
Judge Humphrey haa pnr-diased a four min
ute trotting hoise from E. R. Luckey, paving
$130 for the same.
"Why do I live?" is the title of a p'wm ont
us. We reply, because he failed to present his
effusion in pelson.
Grasshoppers are eating everything green in
nine portions of Jackson crnnty, hut their
ravages are not g? uenil.
Mr. Eugene Campbell, of the G I' A 111) com
posing force, left on a trip to Portland, Suleui
and oodburn last Thursday.
Another crowd of excursionists from Port
land aro expected to arrive in Eugene ou their
way to the Foley Spring next week.
A Mrs. Bracken ha purchased a lot in the
southern portion of town ami will build a res
ilience ou the same in the near future.
Trains over the Oregon Pacific now leave
Corvallis for Yaquina on Thursday and Satur
day mornings, returning on Fridays and Mon
days. Tho salary of the Uoaeburg postmaster brv
ing fallen below 51,000, it has lieen made a
fourth-o'ass office, This look like a step buck
ward, The Iowa papers, with notices of the trip of
their editors to Oregon, still pour in, and they
each contain about the same information that
Oregouiuiis always knew.
Thursday we received three Jain's from
Iowa with accounts of the recent press excur
sion, viz: The Indianolo Tribune, Nevada
Watchman and Oskuloosa Herald. All speak
complimentary of Eugeno.
The President has appointed William Josephs
Bryant, ot Sehome, W. T., inspector of hulls
for Pnget Sound, W. T., and William White
of Wanhiimton Territory to ho Uliited States
Attorney for tho Territory of Washington
It costs jf,"il,avj annually to collect customs
at Port Townsend, W. T. The total number
of men employed on shore and on the revenue
cuttr is fifty, whose joint salary is $1(1,143.
The ration are 53,013, coal 53,100, and rent
The following have boon commissioned post
masters of the fourth closs in Oregon by Post
master General Vilas: Ernst II. Adams, Vin
son; John K. Griffin, Forest Grove; Francis
A. MniiKold, Gervais; John W, Howard.
Messrs O R Kenton and Westerfield Bros
have purchosed the Lafayette Register. Mr
Fenton Is a graduato of the State University,
and we prophecy will make a splendid nowa
puier man. At any rate wo wish the new
W. A. Pea, who lives six mile outh of
Harrington, W.,T., has planted three acres of
broom corn, which is thriving finely. The gen
tleman is quite familiar with tho cultivation of
this corn, anil he says he never saw his present
crop exceeded, even in the East
Mr. E. P. Henderson has commenced work
on the old red top school house on Eighth
street and intends converting the same Into a
residence. It will be moved back from the
street nnd remodeled. Thus another of the
old iiihto.-ical buildings of Eugene will disap
pear. Pinafore, the enmlo opara, will be put upon
tho stage shortly by local talent, the cast hav
ing already been selected. We understand one
of onr prominent physicians, who lives on
Eioventh street, received an invitation to take
a part. We have not been informed whether
or not he has accepted.
Under recent rulings of the General Land
Office, persons making proofs of claims covered
by pre-emption fillnirn, aro not required to give
notice to persons holding such filings, and that
hind covered by pre-emption filintrs that have
expired shall he regarded as abandoned claims
not requiring to be tormully cancelled on the
The Oregon State Temperance Alliance has
appointed the following delegate to represent
them at the National Convention to bo held in
Philadelphia iu Septemlier next: Dr. aud Mr.
H. K. Ilines. Mr. ami Mrs. Wallis Nash,
Corvallis; Elder J. W. Webb, Portland; and
the President, Prof. Miller, of Philomath Col
lei;oj and the Secretary, J. E. Houston, ex-
New University Uciliiiro. Th atone
foundation has lieen completed, and brick lay
ing will commence next Monday morning. The
contract for the brick Work has been mb-lct
bv Mr. A brains to Mr. Palmer, of Portland,
who is said to lie a good workman. He haa
employed several masmis in Portland, Albany
ami Eugene. Some trouble lias been experi
enced about getting water, but this has now
been overcome by layiiu a nine from the
ground to the mill pond and an engine pro
cured to hoist the water.
Citv Propkrtv Tracers. The followr
ing city property deed have been filed in
the Clerk's olfico this week. S. Ball to E U
Luckey, Tots in old town) consideration,
i'.m. Elmer E. Emerson U Hiram Lee, Sr,
one lot) consideration, $430, Monroe Hill
to J. It. Coleman, one lot: consideration.
For Salr,- I will sell at a bargain' a good
second-hand header and threshing machine.
The header is 14 feet cut and the thresher a
23 inch cyl inder, both in good running order.
ror lerms can on or address u. It Bean.
Another Residence. Mr. Grant Oiburn
iuteud building a' residence on tho home
place on Tenth street in the near future.
Carpenters are now figuring on the cost of
Lecture. Belva Lockwood. the great Wash
ington lawyer, will lecture in Rhinehart' par
lors August lQth. Suhject. "Social und Poll -ical
Life in Washinoton."
Let. The contract for Prof. Collier' new
dweliing has been let to Garrison & Fenton for
S3WI. It 111 be a handsome structure.
,, , Jul 13, 1833.
1 Mr. Clarence Evana i able to be about
The health of Mr. Green Haye i improv.
There i singing school at thechnroh house
Mr. 1). T. McCoy and family bavo gone to
Maker City, Good bye, Dave.
It i supposed that John is going to fly
up, as he iias purchased a Roost.
Mr. M. E. Kiak has been visiting her sis.
ter iu Eastern Oregon. She like the conn,
Mr. Mat Kennedy has a picturo gallery
near Crow postolliee. and i doing a good
Mr. J. W. Walters has started up his saw
mill and is cutting a tiue line o' lumber.
Call on him.
Mr. R. V. Howard, of Junction City, is
talking of building a grist mill at th Duck,
worth bridge. We wish him success.
Mr. "Regular" i mistaken about Mr. R.
B. Haves and familv 111 ill) (7 tilth A tifiraA peiiiAss
at Tyo valley, Wasco county. The family
went to lleppner, Morrow county, to ,viit
relative. Mr. Haye returned immediately.
B. X. & Co.
The Monies farm, 3$ miles from Eugene,
ii offered for sale ou easy terms and in tract
to suit purchasers. Contains 1700 acre of
the best grain laud in Lane conuty. Inquire
of 0 B Moork.s, Salem; or Geo M Miller,
CoNDicmu Newhpaperd. The last fnum
her of the La Grande Gazette contains the val
edictory of the editor. Lon f.'l.sv.r It. 1...
not been on the "ragged edge of despair" more
than about ten months: and ha
and out" with considerable agility, taking with
nun iirccches, boots and nice Burnside whis
kers, as well as paste-pot and cisor and the
fierce Faber that he so deftly shoved. He ha
had glory till he can't rest; he I perfectly sail-
I r imriD VUAU Willing II) Ollll
and till molars and bicuspids for a living. Ex.
Thirty-Three Years. Just thlrtv-three
years ago this month Mr. Cha. Calloway sep
arated from his brother Barton on the ldsin.
he coming to Oregon and .the latter going to
California, since which time they have not met
until last Monday evening. Imagine Uncle
Charley's surprise Monday evening, when he
(ieneii nie uoor or nis resilience lu answer to a
summons and beheld his long absent brother.
Words fail to portray the meeting.
The Corner Stone. An erroneous Iraore
sion has got abroad that the ceremony of lay
ing the comer stone will be a private affair on
ly to be witnessed by invited guests. On th
contrary it will be public, and everybody Is
requested and Invited to attend Fartie hav
ing any article they may wish to be deposited in
the same should call and leave it at the bank
of Hendricks t Eakin at once.
Where it will oo, The car of Oreirnn pro
duct which is to be started out by the Stat
Immigration Board in August, will be exhib
ited at the State and county fain of Iowa,'
Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Michigan. E. W.
Allen, who is to have charge nf the ear, la
doing the State In the interest of the collection.
Tub "Farm. "The money pun bilk is on
hi way south, and intend to "work" the
"suckers" of Corvallis, Independence, Albany,
Eugene, Roseburg, etc. There are four of
them, and three of them are "capper," There
is no use to advise people to steer clear of them
so long as the crop of "suckers" hold out
ArRicoTs. Mr. Roht Blair left at this office
last Monday a sample of apricots raised on
the Blair farm. The tree i 25 years old, and
now ha probably fiye bushel of fruit thereon,'
which is the first time it ha ever borne. The
taste of the fruit Is delicious and much luperior
to the California grown.
IIlaukuehrieh. Mr Joseph Huddleston, of
Mohawk valley, desires to Inform the' publlo
generally that he ha a bountiful supply of
blackberries this season He will sell the ber
ries at 129 cent per gallon In the patch. Thl
Is a splendid chance for those wishing to can
their winter supply.
IIorhs Wantu. Mr S Noltoii, who lives'
on the old Beau farm, desire to purchase a
good sound horse that is broke to work
singly, of the following description: A gray
or bay, 4 to 0 years old, aud weighing at
Revenue Collector. U. S. Revenue Col
lector Wm. A. 0en took official charge of his
office this week and Las established headquar
ters lu the building in McCully's block, for
merly occupied by Mis Chainlien. Jackson
Holt's Stolen. Last' Saturday evening
some person entered the coral of Mr. D. E.
Slroison, who live near Cottage Grove, and,
stole one of hi horse. The animal Is white
and is branded with a slipper on one ot the
boulder. ' '
Runnino Lous. Mr C L Williams started
with his run of log last Saturday morning
down the Middle Fork. This is said to be
th largest lot of logs ever put in the river at
one time by one party, there being' over 7,000
logs in the drive.
For tub Lower Siuslaw, Judge Wash
burne, L. N. Rnney, E. R, Luckey,' James
Nolund and E. J. McCIanahan, Wednesday,'
left on a Week' excursion down th Siutlaw
liver to Florence.
t'AMr Mebtino. A" camp meeting will be
held by the if. E. Church near Hyland' ferry,'
commencing on the 23d Inst and continuing'
two weeks. Ferriage and pasturage will b'
Hand Cl'T.-Harry Huff last Monday bad',
hi left band out slightly by the circular asr
of Wm. Moore' wood machine. It wm a Bar
row escape from losing hi hand
Reduction. Farmers and others are hereby
notified that meal will be served at the St
Charles Hotel hereafUr for 25 osuU.
Died. At Harrisburg, July 11,' 1885, Mat
thew Funk, aged 31 years.'
Farmers Take Notice. A good dinner eaa'
had at Baker' hotel for 25 cent.
Born.-July 9, ISSo, to th vif of C.W.
Martin, a son.