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HILLSBORO, "WASHINGTON - COUNTY, OREGON, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 25, 1874.
,yWillll III '.aWla9MllBi'Wi'll'll'iJ?'
Editor and iririctor.
TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION:
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Si m iith.
Three months,. .
Single ooyies, . . ,
. 1 50
. 1 00
HATES OF ADVERTISING:
TIMK 1 SQ. 2 SQ.
1 WSKK.- 1 iW 2 ,o
2 wkeiw. 2 oo, ,2 ro
i month. 2 rr 3 oo
' a 50
4 50 r 00
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16 00 30 00
r oo ; 10 oo
10 00 15 00 30 00 50 00
Obituary notice, 10 cents per line.
Loc v t, Noxicks,20 cents per line for the
first insertion, and lOeentsa line for each
Subsequent insertion. No notice less than
$!iH).M ; ,
Summons, SherifTs Sales, and all other
leal mitices. $1 50 per square, 1st inser -
tion; each additional insertion, 75 cents.
Transient adwrtisemrnts, $2 00 lst in
sertion; eaeli additional insertion, 1 00.
AGENT AT PORTLAND, OZ.TGOX L.
AGENT AT SAN FRANCISCO E.P.Fish
r.'t, roons20 k 21,Mercliixnt'sExelumge
AGENTS AT NEW YORK CITY-S. M.
r KTTKNr.ii.T. kV Co., 37 Park Row, cor.
IVeUnvm st.--(EO. P. Rowei.l t Co.,
11 Park Row.
AGENTS AT ST. EOUIS RowKT.i.tf
' Ch :siiak. Cor. Third and Chestnut St.
TO C?:::ESPONDENTS. All communi
cations intended for insertion in The
1 if"PKNiKNT must be authenticated by
t'n name and ad.lress of the writer
n i nneessarily for publication, but as a
guaranty of good faith.
OFFICE -In Hillsboro in the old Court -
Hoiue' building on the Public Square.
llU)FKSSIOXAir "C -VRDSV-
jon:; vrrn, m. d.,
Physicinn and Surgeon- ;
TULLsceito, - - onvxs y.
i&$JUii7ilel,a--n- n-rn f UZFOMIl-
V"; u rii::o.ic ru'KUs.
OFFICE T.Iain street HillsWc, Oregon.
F. A. AIIKY,M. S-
Ih- s'dan, rJargeon "nd Accoucheur.
HIIXS30RO. - - - - - OREGON.
OFFICE nt the Drug Store.
H'lSOX BOWLBY, 3F.J).
PIiT.iian a:r.l Surgeon,
Fo::nsT GiiovE, .... ciie(;on.
OFFICE--At his llesidence, West of
Johnson's Planing Mills. n ta : ly
W. II. SAYLOll, 31. D
Physician and Surgeon.
FOREST GROVE. - - - - OREGON
Ot'TICE At ihe Drue: Store.
TOCSIDEXOE Corner Second Block south
of the Drug Store. m22:ly
0O II. DCKHAM,
H. Y. TnoMrso5.
; TJarham & Thompson,
Jl T T 0 R X liYS-AT-L A W ,
.No. 10J) First Street,
PORTLAND, ------ OEEGON.
C. A. BAXj t..'
BAL.L, & STOTT,
A' rTOKNEYS-AT- LA W,
No. G Dekum's Block,
THOMAS H. TONGUE.
llilisWo, Washlug'ton Connty, Oregon.
O IX CATI.IX. B. KI1XIN
Catlin & Killin,
ATTOJIXEYS axd COUXSELOB
Dekum's Building, First Street,
f PORTLAND, OREGON.
VETElfjNAJlX I s'vn a EO X,
HILLSBORO, - - . OREGON.
TF Will be nt the Oregon Livery stables,
Corner of Morrison and Fitbt Streets,
Portland, every Fri4Ay. .
"JTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
JJil the undersigned has filed his ttnal ac
count ns Executor of the last will and testa
ment of H. U. Bonos, Dec'd in the County
Court of tie State of Oregon for "Washing
ton County, and that THURSDAY after the
first Monday in January, A. D. 1S75, at 10
o'clock a. in. hrecn set for th final hear
in of said matter.
n37:w4 . S. A. JIOLCOMiT.
Notice of Administrator.
THE UNDERSIGNED HAVING EEEN
appointed by the County Court of the
St.ite of Oregon for Washington county Ad
ministrator of the estate of G. M. Raymond
deceased, all persons having claims
against said estate are hereby notified "to
present them to the undersigned at the of
fice of Thos. H. Tongue in IIillsloro,"ash
ington county, Oregon, with the proper
vouchers within six months from the date
. THOMAS W. SAINE.
Hillsboro, Dec, 3d, l!S7i. n37;vl
Notice of Final Sell lemon .
NOTICE IS HEREI5Y GIVEN THAT
I have filed in the County Court of the
State of Oregon for Washington County my
final settlement account ir; administrator of
the estate of T. G. Nayloi, deceased. All
persons interested fn said estate are 1m rtbv
notified that Thursday, the 7th dav of Jan-
; na,yf A p. ix", nasbeen appointed by said
I court for the liual heiring an l Setth'ment
of said estate. JOHN E. GLEASON,
J t Administrator.
Notice of Final ScUIemcnt.
f&JOTICEIS HKIJEIIY GIVEN THAT
Xl the nndersi''iu (l has lih-d in the Coiin-
ty Conrt of th- State of Oregon f.-r Wash-
iitgton County, his final ac count as Admin-
;.......... tt . ii' ,v
d': AU sons SSJ WSi
estate are hereby notified that Thursday
Jannary 7th, 1-S7.", has been appointed by
said Court, for the laud sttlement of said
Mr. Farmer, (irantr, au I vv i'.vj tt o
itjMOH n i:f:t()i(i:
Ovi r tlu'good 'news v. , t e ,
body is anxious to ! . V. . . .,(
come right to llifl-! .... ,. .
new store, Kelii.:-' ,-i .... . . .
goods that are so-l j -
mahe any body .'. '" . 't - (" ,.( ,
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careiuuy seiecieu itfi o-. . n
Casli) tid for idv. Wo.ii. 1', .- .
.kind of produce.
KAHN & f i:Eli-Ni:Cff
tuos. 1 1 ux rait MVS.
XOTAIiY ri'llLlC l VOXVEYAM'Ei:
LEGAL pajers drawn nad collections
made. Dusiness entrusted to his Ciire at
tended t pn mvtly.
OFFICENew Court 1U r.r.
"w. ,d. I.
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'.. t day evening, ai .
BreOiren in goo.l st in '
') E X TIS T . I X 1) J E WE L E 11
SOLICITS THE PATRONAGE OF THE
.-C-roTt. Wi k WY-. . i , ;'. 0-l:ee i
Walnut and Piue Siteel-. i !.lv
FOREST GROVE LODGE, No. 1S6,
; ay ) s i . r
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A" ! -
GEO. A. PEASE, PKOmiETOE
The Largest Stock on the Coast,
S. W. Comer of First and Morrison streets
PORTLAND OREGON. n!2 ly
Smith, Kane & Co
TTarticular attention given to house-build
Wm AlcC READY
FOREST GROVE OREGON".
MANUFACTURER AND DEALER IN
all kinds of
33: -A. xx 3nt m & s,
SADDLES. IRIDIES, WHIIS & Lash
L . RepamuKproniptly attended to. nl3;2
For the Independent.!
A PllA YER.
Oh Thou, who once in Galilee
Didst walk alone the troubled sea.
Redeemer, Saviour, Son of God!
"Who once with garments dyed in blood.
Didst bring redemption to our race
To all the gift of saving grace;
I ask, for one, the gift divine.
To say Eternal Life is mine.
0 Soul Elect! to Jesus given,
1 claim for Thee thy native Heaven,
And Paradi-e to Thee restored
Through Jesus Christ our sovereign Lord.
The flame Divine shall sin ilestroy
And good remain thy endless joy:
lieyond the flood, beyond the river,
TJ-y good thall be our light forever.
STATEMENT OF COUNTY SCHOOL
SUPERINTENDENT D. M. C.
Herewith is presented a .statement
of the amount of monev which has
been distributed anion"; the districts
from tho Co. Treasury. The first
figures in each clause means the Xo.
of the District, the next the No. of
pupils reported March 1st, 1874, the
next the amount of coin apportioned ; own protection This is the con
at the March axportionment, then j sideration this it has been prom-
the amount in currency, follow in j
that in like order the coin and cur
rency distribution of September, and
finally the sum of the two
XT -I 1 . o .Mir
.U A' P"I"i ",:"" I en-
? cv (St, September coin (58. CUlieil-',
00 Total coin $183 CO, cm -
rency$i:i n();'J,110,187,ll, 110,11,297
22; 3,52,70,31,3 10, 31,310,83 70,0.-
20; 4,3.", 70, 111), 7 00, 70, 7 00,
ISO, 11; r, 4:$, 7:i 10, 4 30, 43, 4 30,
110 H H 00 ;0. 83,141 10,8 30,83,8 30
i 221.10, i( 0(l;i,148, 2;, 11 oli, lis,
j 14 8 ),3,.).),2.));8,21,42 50,')0,2 VJ,2.-
."50,07 r0, 5, (50;!). 70,110, 7 00,70,7.-
j 00, 180, 14; 10, 82, 130 40, 8 20, 82,
8 20, 221 40, 10 40; 11,
300,30,3 00, 07 20, 7 2); 12,03,1 07 - more convenient or just that proper
10,030,03, (5 30,170 10,12 00: 13, 70, ty holders should support a school
110.00, 7 00,70,7 00,180 00,14 00:14, j for their education and they refuse
38, 47 00, 2 80, 28, 2 80, 7" C0,5 00, j to enter it? If compulsion is to be
1.1,2 57.420 70,25 10, 251,25 10 the moving principle, lef it, like a
077 10,50 2O;10,43,73 10,4 30,43,430 j two-edged sword cut both ways.
110 10, 8 GO; 17, 42, 71 40. 4 20, 42. At present the publicmoney is ap
4 20, 113 40, 8 20; 18, 04, 1( 8 80,0.- portioned upon the number of child-
40, (54, 0 40, 172 80, 12 80; 10, 40,
78 20, 4 00, 40,4 00, 124 20, 9 20;20,
35, 50 50, 3 50, 35., 3 50, 04 50, 7 00; I
2!, 51, 80 70, 5 10, 51, 5 10, 137 70 i
10 20; 22, 22, 47 00, 2 80, 28, 2 80,
75 00, 5 00; 23, 02, 105 40, G 20, 02,
0 20, 107 40, 12 40; 2G, 07," 113 00,
(5 70,07,q70,180 00,13 40;27,30,00 30,
3 00, 30, 3 00, 105 30, 7 80; 28, 30,
(50 3 ), 3 00, 30, 3 00, 105 30, 7 80;20,
37, (52 00, 3 70, 37, 3 70, 00 00, 7 14; :
30, 03, 107 10, G 30, 03, 0 30,170 10,
12 00; 31, 31, 52 70, 3 10, 31, 3 10,
83 70, 0 20; 32, 20, 44 20, 2 CO, 20,
2 00. 70 20, 5 20: 35, 17, 28 00,1 70,
1 70,17, 1 70, 45 00, 3 40;30, 34, 57.
80, 3 40, 34, 3 40, 01, 80, G 80; 40,
2S, 47 00, 2 80, 28, 2 80, 75,G0,5 00;
41, 30, 00 30, 3 90, 30, 3 90, 105 30,
7 80; 42, 22, 37 40, 2 20, 22, 2 20,
() 40, 4 40; 43, 10, 32 30, 1 90, 10,
1 00,51 30, 3 80; 44, 27, 45 90, 2 70,
27, 2 70, 72 90, 5 40; 45, 29, 49 30,
2 00, 20, 2 00, 78 30, 5 80; 40, 13,
22 10, I 30, 13, 1 30, 35 10, 2 00.
Total $3,531 30, $207 90, $2,079,
1207 , 915 013 $415 80.
The attention of school Board's is
called tothe section of the school law
imposing a penalty upon those
districts failing to adopt and use tli3
uniform series of school books.There
must be a full and complete compli
ance with the requirements of the
law. A resolution of the Board of
Directors adopting the books i not
sufficient. The books must be used
and no others.
D. M. C. Gault.
The WolkTWnlla Spirit of Dec
11th savs: "As we write everything
wears more the aspect of spring j tivel waJltin who are uUerly in
than expiring autumn or dreary win- . . " . , .i
ter. The grass is growing greon, I lfferent to the education of their
with favorable weather for putting own children, or of those under their
in crops. If any farmer is discon- care. -
tented with his lot let him contrast j There is no power in our school
his condition with the farmers of oth- , - . nt
, i ii ii , , laws to require the attendance oia
or localities and other lands, and i . , ..A, . ,
we venture tno opinion that ne
would not exchange with any."
A wag srtys, that in journeying
lately, he was put into an omnibus
with a dozen persons of whom he
did not know a single one. Turn
ing a corner shortly after however
the omnibus was upset. "And
then," said he, "I found them all
i . . ,
Twelve States have adopted com
pulsory attendance as a remedy for
ignorance. Why have they adopted
it? In establishing free schools they
toolc the position that the property
of the State should educate the
child ren of the State. They As
serted that universal education
wwuld enrich tho , State and crime
and poverty- would diminish or en
tirely disappear. Tjuie tax payers
admitted that the education of all
tho children of the State would be of
incalculable advantage. And that
all should be educated was tho onlv
valid consideration they received in
exchange for their property.
Now admitting that such a consid
eration is va-id and sufficient, are
not the authorities of the State, the
legislature and the wlnde education
al department, morally bound to see
that the promise of a consideration
be made good? If property pays to
educate the people, it expects the
education that it gives to become its
Is it sufficient tr say all may bo
educated that wish to be? Does no!
the consideration fail unless all are
..4.1 H ...1 . 4- 1 1,
tnucui-u ui uji.it:i nuia ioo.
l Lienor just to tax large properly
i holders, who have no childaen to
send to school, on the plea of the
j desirability of universal education,
when the very children for whom
the burden is borne are running the
j streets a public nuisance, it may
be inconvenient for some peisons to
j dispense with the services of their
j children, hut should they not sub-
mit for the good of the State? Is it
re n residing in the district; would it
not be better to apportion it upon
ihe number altei-ding school?
Would not such a law awahen the
interest of the whole community i i
the regular attendance of children in
the school? Would not negligent
parents be compelled to feel that
thev are observed, and that thev can
not sin in this matter with impuni
ty? AVould not a public sentiment
be created which would be felt with
great force, in favor of a full and
constant attendance at public
schools? Would it not relieve the
difficulties that arise when pupils
find it convenient to attend schoo
away from home? AVould it do away
altogether with the question of res
idence? Would it notbe an encour
agement to districts to have good
and large school houses, and to sus
tain good and efficient schools, be
cause large schools arc cheaper than
small ones? If a teacher earns one
dollar for hearing three classes of
eight pupils each, docs not the reci
tation of each pupil cost over four
cents? If he had three classes' of
fifteen pupils each, is not each pupil
instructed for a little more than two
cents? This shows that a school of
one hundred pupils is cheaper than
one cf forty at naif the money, pro
vided tho payment is made accord
ing to the work done.
Something ought to done in this
matter for the benefit of Oregon.
There are nnuy of the citizens whoso
education is very limited, if not en-
"o-"v A.xw... .
6ent as tho parents or guardians may
choose. The claim is made and ; in
sisted upon, that it is a matter that
concerns no ono but the parents
themselves whethei their children
are educated or not. But if the Uni
ted States is not corcerned, why
does it give land to create school
funds? If the State and the neigh
borhood are not concerned, why do
they levy taxes for the education of
these children? Individual rights
cannot conflict with public rights,
for the right of the individual ceases
when its enjoyment is inconsistent
with the public welfare, and more
especially if the power and efficiency
of the government are endanged
thereby. Let ua then agree with
the resolution of the old Pilgrims,
1G42, twenty-two years after they
landed at PI vmouth rock: "For as
the good education of children is of
singular behoof and benefit to any
commonwealth; and whereas, man'
parents and masters nre too indul
gent and negligent of their duty in
this kind, it is, therefore, ordered
bv this court and tho authoritv
thcreot, that the fcelectmen of evciy
town shall have a vigilant eve to sec
that none shall suffer so much bar
barism in their families, as not to
have them taught perfectly to read
the English tongue, and to have
some useful knowledge of tho capi
tal laws upon pain of twenty bhil
lings for each neglect ' therein. ''
Mrs. Slanton is a handsome wo
man. Miss Anthony and Miss Liv
erinore are both plain. Maria and
Jane Porter were women of high
brows and irregular featiws, as was
also Miss Sedgewick. Ann Dick
inson has a strong masculiuo face:
Kate Field has a good-looking face
face, though by no means a pretty
one; and Mrs. Stowe is thought to
be positively homely. Alice and
Pho'bo Cary were both plain in fea
tures, though their sweetness in dis
position added gicatly to their per
sonal appearance. Margaret Fuller
had a splendid head, but her fea
tures were irregular, and she was
anything but handsome, though
sometimes in a glow of conversation
she appeared almost radiant. Char
lotte Bronte has wondrcusly beau
tiful dark brown eyes and perfectly
shaped head. She was small to di
Miiiutiveiiess, and was as simple in
he manner as a child. Julia Ward
Howe is a fine-looking woman,
wearing an aspect of grace and re
finement, and great force of charac
ter in her face and carriage. Laura
Holloway resembles CharlotteBronte
both in personal appearance an I hi
the sad experience of her young life.
Neither Mary Booth norMarian Har
lan can lav claim to handsome faces,
though ihey are splendid specimens
of cultured women, while MaryCleni
mer Ames is just a pleasing in fea
tures as her writings are graceful
and popular. Ers
The Great Market for Wheat.
The British Board of Trade re
turns show that the imports of
Wheat and Flour into tho United
Kingdom for the nine months end
ing on the 1st ofOctober were equiv
alent to 01,000,000 bushels Wheat,
or 2,000,000 bushels in excess of the
same time last year. Tho two
chief sources of supply aro Russia
and the United States. Tho quanti
ty imported from tho United States
is 31,518,000 bushels, an increase of
1G,000,000 bushels over the previous
year; while tho quantity drawn
from Russia is 12,198,000 bus' els, a
decrease of 5,015,000 bushels as
compared with the same time last
year. Tho growing importance of
the United States as a source of food
supply for the millions in Europe is
very gratifying, though Wheat this
year is unfortunately tho least profit
able cereal produced.
The New York Election. The of
ficial election returns from tho entire
State are complete, and tho results
of the vote cast are shown to bo as
follows: Dix. 30G,030; Tilden, 410,-
567; Clarke. 11,077. The vote in
1872 was: Dix, 447,801; Kernan,
39,3e0. Totals 1872, 810,151;
1874, 793,074. Decrease, 40,477.
Tilden's majority, 39,400; plurality,
50,537f The decrease in the Repub
lican vote from 1872 is 81.771; in
crease of Democratic vote 24,217.
New Mines in Southern Orefjon Mam
." moth Ledge.
Rock Point. December 15. J. It.
Calvig and James Birdseyo havo
just arrived from tho new quartz
mines, some fifty miles below this
place, and report things lively. Tho
road is lined with men and pack
trains, going to tho land of gold and
silver. Tho great mammoth ledgo
is about 180 feet in width, and at
tho point where Rogue River has
worn its way through has a depth of
5C0 feet.' About 200 claims aro now
taken. It has bsen traced for about
twenty miles through a very rough
country. Guides get from $10 to$20
per day to trace the lead. Calvig
says he crushed a few pounds of tho
oro and it averaged ten cents per
pound in gold. A town has sprung
up iu a few weeks. It is to bo known
as Mam mouth City. Hotels, feed
stables, shops and other buildings
aro being built, and all that is need
ed now is capital to take hold.
Oregon' three Bens Holladay,
Simpson and Underwood will win
ter iu Washington City.
A letter from Kirbyville, Joso
pliino county, dated Dec 10th, says:
"We have had fine weather hero
during tho fall and so far during tho
winter. Rain enough and no snow
in the valleys."
The Grangers have purchased a
lot of land on the river bank at Sa
lem, and a stock coxpany will be at
once orgauized, who will at an early
day .coiumejico tho election of a
mammoth grain warehouse on tho
premises. It is certainly adesirablo
location, being contiguous to the
water's edge and of sufficient propor
tions o accommodate an immenso
structure. The prico paid was $1,
300. John Tupper, of Jacksonville sold
to Wm. By bee 70 fine hogs, which
averaged 203 pounds apiece. Three
of these animals weighed 1,310
pound i, an aver ago weight of con
siderably over 400 pounds per hog.
An incorporated company, with
$15,000 cipital stock, has been or
g .nied in Oregon City for the man
ufacture of sash, doors, blinds, furni
ture, etc. Tho corporators aie H.
W. Ross, E. J. Colbath. S. B.Hatch
aud-W. W. Morelaud.
A man pounded out $20 in gold in
ono day, using a baud mortar, from
ore taken from a ledgo near Sterling
Josephino county, a few days ago.
An experienced quartz man offered
to bet that half a ton of tho rock
hen on tho dump would yield $1,
000 or more.
Don't tell an editor how to run a
newspaper. Let tho poor fellow
find it out himself.
Josh Billings says: "There is two
things in this lifo for which wo aro
never prepared, and that is twins."
One of tho the old settlers of tho
Isles of Shoals seeing tho name of
r!che on tho hull of a 3acht tho
other day, spelled it out slowly, and
thou exclaimed: "Well, if that aiu'fc
tho durndest way to spell fish."
"What," asks ono of tho femalo
sulTrago shriekors, "aro we to do
with our daughters? If they aro
very young, d i own tliera. If they
aro too old to diown, why but that
is an impossibility. Courier-Journal.
"I would not bo n woman, for
then I could not lovo her,' says
Montaigne. Lady Montaguo says:
"The only objection I havo to being
a man is that I should then have to
marry a woman."
A man up in Hawley, Massachus
etts, (that's a great towa for good
people), once prayed in a time liko
the present: "O Lord, wo wouldn't
prefcurae to dictate to dictate; but
O Lord, we waat ra'n. Not a Jicke
ty, teat i a' shower, but gentle sizzle- ,
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