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HILLSBORO, WASHINGTON COUNTY. OREGON, . .FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1875.
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AGaF V? PORTLAND. OREGON L.
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AGENT AT SAN FRANCIScdu-E.r.FiKH-'
rooms 20 .V ai.McrchanfsExchanse
0 California street.
AOSNTSAT NEW YORK CITY-S. M.
f sttbkoill Jt Co., 37 Park Row, ror.
Bkman st.-Gio. P. Howell & Co.,
41 Park Row. .
AttCNT AT ST. LOUIS Ro -luE
y Chksmax, Cor..Third an4 Chestnut St.
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gaarauty of good faith.
OFFICE In Hilliboro in th old Court
Boase building on the Public Square.
JOHN VITE, M
Fhyicik; and Surgeon
QILLSB0R0, OK EG
ByMpial attention jjvten tt DZFOV.Ml
TIKSl CHliOSIC ULCEUS.
OFTICF Main street HUKbirn. Or-.;; .
r. a. baiiey, m. i).
, Phytic an, Surge on an 1 ,'Acco icheur-
OFriCE-at the Drug Sfnre.
RKRIDKNCE Three Blocks Fouth of
Drft Store. nl:yl
VlLbN llOWLrtY, M. Dm
Physician and Surgeon,
rcntST GROVE, .... CREGOX.
OfPTCE-At his Residence, West of
hnson's Planing Mills. n40 : y
TT. II. SAYL.OR, M. !.,
Physician and Surgeon.
P0RE3T GROVE. - - - - OREGON
OrTlCE-Al the Drertore.
' BKIDENE Coinor Second Block sonth
f lie Drug Store. n22:ly
Qwm H. Dcbbam.
n. Y. Thompson
Darhain & Thompson
J TTO It X E YS-AT-L A
. A. BILL.
BALL A. STOTT,
No. 6 Dekum's Plock.
f OI CATXW.
ATTORNEYS AND CO USSELOR
Dekum's Bailding. First StreeV,
TTIOnAS H. TONGUE.
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or it er
sTiUibere, TTashington Count
ITIIAflBORO. - . OREGON.
v i Wilfcee at the Oregon Li very stables,
Center. f-. Morrison and" First Streets.
VmfttatA eery Fridsy.
U. R. Land Office, Oregon City, I
, . ; . Oregon, December 15th 1874 )
. To John Pool and his assigns, and to
whom it mar concern.
A petition liaving,beon filed in the Gen
eral Lurid Oflice on the part of the heirs at
law of June Pool, deceased, late wife of
said John Pool, alleging that a wrong ap
portionment has bt en made of the donation
laud claim of said parties, ah recited in cer
tificate No. 3223, of this office, being claim
No. CO. and parts of sections 7 and 18 in
Town 1. North Range 2 West, in Washing
ton Couaty, Oregon: aud asking for a r
apportioninrnt of said claim, and that th
South.half tteredf lx allotted to the aaid
John Pool ht"! tha J'eeth half to the heirs
at law of his late wife, the aaid Jane Pool,
deceased, at A the said petition having been
referred to ths . Off-H hearing.- You are
hereby notified that the as is net for hear
ing at this. Office oh tLe 21th day of Februa- !
ry, 18io e.t JO rt'clock a. m. wun all parties
interested will be aiTordetl opportunity to
make hihch $;.pwing as they may desire.
OtTEN'V ADE, Ki giKter
n39:w4 HENRY WARREN. Tveceiver.
A dm in intra to r's
7VTOTICE IS IIEREI1Y GIVEN
the undersigned has been appointed by
th County Court of the State of Or
gon for Washington County, Adininstrator of
the estate of Ransom 1. Raker, deceased.
All persons havingclaims-agHint said estate
will present' the r.imo V itu the proper
Touchers, at ir.v farm tv,-o niile northwest
of Gaston in Washington CoUnjy. Oregon,
within six months fio.u ihe dale of this no
tice, a:id all persons indebted to said estate
will make immediate payment of the same.
' ; ' ISAAC C1IRISMAN.
Gaston, Tier. ISth 1874. Ii3.).-w4
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Notice of Final Sclt.'rmen
OTICE IS IIERE1JY GIVEN THAT
I have riled in the County Court of the
State of Oregon for Washington County ray
finnl settlement account as administrator f
the estate of T. G. Nnyloi, deceased. All
persons interested fn said estate are lnreby
notified that'Thursday, th 7th day f Jan
uary, A. r. 1875, nttsbeen apoiutetl by said
court far the final hearing and Settlement
of said estate. JOHN E. GLEASON.
Notice of Final Settlement. i
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT j
th nndersiyned has filed in the Cnn- j
ty Court of the State of Oregon for Wash- j
iugton County, his final account as Admin -
iHf rater of the estate of Gtftrce W. Paws
deceased. . 11 persons interested in Raid
estate ar- herVbr notified' that ' Thursday
January 7thrltff5, "'ha been appointed by
said Court, j'j: the final sttlemrnt of Kaid
estate. JOSEPH DAVIS.
TUOS. D. IIUMPHIIEYS.
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LEGAL papers drawn and roUWtin !
n:al.- UusinH entrusted to his cure at-1
tended to pre mtitlv. I
OFFICE New Court IIci.
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d i ; rTeniu Rt Masonic Hall, in
Rrethren tu good standing are invited to
Iy order N. G.
FOREST GROVE LODGE, No. 1S6,
MEETS AT ITS HALL EVERY SAT
urday evening, at 0' o'clock. All
members of the Orde'tin good standing are
cordially invited to attend.
GEO. A. PKASE, rr.OPKIETOB
The Largest Stock on the Coast,
S. W. Corner of First and Morrison streets
PORTLAND OREGON. n42 ly
S m ith, Kan e & Co.
TTJarticular attention given to house-build
ing and framing.
FORKST OttOVIi OREGON.
MANUFACTURER AND DEALER IN
all kinds cf
JSC Uff BOB.
SADDLES. RlUBLES, WRTPS & Lush
ZJT Repiiringpromptly attended to. nlSJ
BiiitoiTD M iwm.
AT Hay's old stand. T Agritnltural imple
meats repaired with neatness and des
patch by an experienced -workman. Rluck
smithing ef all kind, horse-shoeing done
with despr.Lch. All kinds of work done at my
Hhop. A fow cash customers wanted daily
We are always on hand to wait on eustom rs
I niOMAS. Msin st . I!ill1or
Written for tho lxb'xvsvXT.
Ch;,!TLoiHhtt thou risior: of the past,
Tho present and the yet to be.
Cease for a while thy course
On time '8 broad sea.
And leave the weary mind at rest.
Fain would I wander
From myself awhile
And leave all thought and care behind
The world and all pertaining to its kind -And
bo a myth upon the sea of time;
Then, after years of dimpbscurity had pass'd
Return unto my telf agaic
And find that nought had chaagd.
But everything was still the same
Myself among the rest:
The same, yet not the same:
That cities had aruch larger grown.
And freer too from vice.
And men no longer crawled
Amid the bats and nree ;
But that they had no older grown:
XVould rr.cet the same old forma -That
I't! met in days gone by:
I wold start tLc world afresh
I Wit.bcTit a cjire, or-ftgh; .
Then like sun far in the east
Arising an the inorn, .?
h With strength and vigor to begin
The tcils.und trials ef this life,
With mind all free from care again.
Methinks that all would thou be smooth.
And ther'd be no alloy:
I'd think, and act aud feel
Like btarting life once more.
With more of cheerfulness than e'er I'd felt
The Organization ofjthje Loufea Leg
islature Report! the J":rif ress
ional Sub-Committee Sheridan's
Statements fully Confirmed.
The following' is nil that part of
tho congressional report which ro
!ate to the coi'p dtnt in New Or
leans: As to the proceedings on tho 4th
of January, about which tho com
mittee ilesiijed a htatoment, wa now
add thit Yourraub-ic mmittee, on the
invitation of tho Democratic Con
servative committee of tho State of
Louisiana, visited tho hall of the
House of Representatives and wit
nessed the convening of tho Louia-
in nu U0"80 of Itcprcstnalives. Mr.
Potter refusing to o inn'dz tho bar.
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rcm:uneci ouiNuie, wui'O Jiesrs.
Foster and Phelps were seated in-
side, near the sneaker's chair.
! PrttT- ,tnu .,t;i v;n ...
sv w s . a a iijui uvt uu I T llliwll 1 1 a a Vaj w UO
elected speaker, and states nothing
as to what sulwequentlr occurred.
Mr. Foster remained, perhaps, an
! hour, and Mr. Phelps re ainined
I slout an hour loncer. until he
learned that the military was about
to enter under Gov. Kellogg's or
ders. The do-'ngs in the State House on
the 4th of January, as seen by the
committee, or subsequently in evi
dence were substantially as follows:
At 12 o'clock noon, "lyiljavn Viger
the clerk of the last House, called
the Assembly to order, and proceed
ad to call tho roll of members as
made up from the returns of the re
turning board. Tnis roll contained
the names of 10C members, classed
by Gov. KellogT as fifty-three Re
publicans and fifty-three Democrats.
But it is claimed that ono of tho
Democrats was not a starinsr Demo
crat. :, .
TJie Republicans claim .thai' one of
their members,, Mc.t A. G, Cpusin,
had beed kidnapped.,: . and fqreibly
taken to a distant parish to- prevent
, hispresenco at the organization of
j the House. Your cpinnitteo were
i. . . ... .- . .
aooiu to lnTcsirjate th;s cbargj when
in public session. It was claimed by
the Democratic counsel and admitted
by the Republican counsel .tb.at jhe
arrest was under legal process, ju;d
by tho hands of tJjesWinT, It -was
! further claimed, $nd npt denicd.that
the privileges o hia. oEce did not
shield him from arrest. The charge
was embezzlement. The full House
would contain 111 members, ot
which .r6 would,. be, a quorum. On
the finjt ctj'l, othp roll 102 answered
to their paints, It, .is claimed by
the R public pp, and we believe con
ceded by the Democrats, that fifty
of those answering. to .their names
were .petnperats, and fifty-two were
The instant the clerk 'finished the
roll-call teveral member rose to their
feat, but th floor was successfully
held by Mr. Billieu, who said that
he nominated Jj. A. Wiltz as tempor
ary chairman. The clerk suggested
that the legal motion was to elect a
speaker. Mr. Billieu himself, pay
ing no attention to the clerk, pro
ceeded hurriedly to put his own mo
tion, which was received by loud
yeas and followed by loud nays, and
declared it carried. Mr. Wiltz
sprung instantly to the platform,
took from the clerk the gavel, was
quickly aworm in by Justice Hous
ton, who followed him to the plat
form, and. then rapped, the House,
which during this time, had been in
great confusicn, into a temporary
quiet. Mr. AViltz, as temporary
chairman, administered the oath to
the members en mass? , who rose to
receive it. Some member made a
motion to elect Mr. Trezevant clerk,
Mr. Wiltz put the 'motion, and de
clared itcarried. Trezevi&t at tttco
came forward and took tto clerk's
chair. Immediately after, and with
the same haste, Mr. Flood was
elected sergeaut-at-arras, and nt
once, whether on motion or not,
your committee do not remember, a
number of assis'antr sergeants-at-arms
were appointed, M.ho romptly
appeared, wearing badges on which
was printed "Assistnnt Sergeant-at
Arms." While the ajjove mentioned
motions were being put members ob
jected and call fcr the yeas and nays
all of which was disregarded and
and pronounced out of order by th
acting chairman. Col. Lowell, u
Republ'cau, made a point of order
j that the constitution of the State al
i lowed any two members to call for
the yens nd nays on any motion ;but
the temporary chairman decided the
point not well taken until a motion
for permanent organization was
Next a motion to go into election
for permanent organization was of
fered and declared 'prmature. Against
this ruling tho Republicans pro
tested. A motion to seat tho Demo
crats all egad to have been elected in
the four parishes, whoso election
were referred to tho legislature, was
immediately made and carried. Dur
ing this stage there was much dis
order. The Republican members
protested, but their protests were
disregarded. These gentlemen then
appeared and wtro sworn in. A
motion to adjourn was then put, and
dcclaicd lost. Jtfr. Lowell, Repub
lican, then moverl that the House
proceed to a permanent organization
and that the vote be taken upon the
roll of the returning board. This
motion was declared lost, Mr. Low
ell protesting. Mr. Matthews, Re
publican, then nominated Mr. Low
ell as temporary cl airman and put
tho motion against great confusion
and disorder, and. declared carried.
Mr. Lowell declined. to serve. The
House then proceetledi . to. elect a
a speaker. The roll .was called by
Clerk Trezevant, who, i reported 55
votes for,Wiltz. 2 for llahn nnd 1,
Mr. Wiltz's own, blank.. .This re
sjuJit was ascertained bydhsicicik. by
simply keeping a tally of tin., mem
bers voting ap they answered to their
names. No rol! of member, voting
.was .kept, neither were .tellers or
dered or any such other means era
ployed than calling the . roll to as
certain tho number, voting. This
,To.te includes the, 5 members rho
had been sworn in to fill vacancies;
during . . jlbis v j-pll-cftll ( . wbe n Mr.
Haha's r-rae was., oolled , he rose ,
and adced toi be excused-frotn voting,
APd toi bei al! owed to stata bis reas
onsu ; Objection. was.modye, and
than Jhe.sypeaker pro tezui- tor
unnnimqua consent to. h;s ..esplatia
tion; consent was given, nnd Mr.
Hahni6.po.ke at some length. After
thp annQuncemcnt by the clerk of
ths.tvote., Mr. WTiitz was sworn in its
speaker,. and, proceeded to swear ia
otheis present so far as they came
forward. to. be srornjuhose they
swore in were said to number CO in
all. made un of 50 Conservatives and
: o Republicans who were returned by
the returning board, and tlo 5 Dem
ocratic members who had just been
admitted. Oulside of the bar of the
legislative hall in the State? house
there were a large number of police
supported by the Federal troops.
No peraon was permitted to enter
the Str.ttv beuse, through tho orders
of Got. Kellogg. Within the bar
of Jho House were permitted only
the ijentlemen returned by the re
turning board, and the clerk and
sergeant-at-arms of the former legis
lature, ten persons allowed to the
Conservatives as messengers, who
suddenly becaxno their assistant sergeants-at
-arms, and a few other per
sons'such as were admitted by cour
tesy to the floor. Without the bar, in
the public part of the hall, stood the
contestants and other ..persons ad
mitted. They numbered by actual
count 127. Besides these the door
of the hall was kept by twenty-seven
. Wiltz maintained coutrol of the
Assembly until some timei. after he
whliobosen speaker. When the Re
publicans undertook to withdraw
from the hall, Mr. Wiltz gave in
structions to the sergcant-at-nrms
not to allow any one to pass our or
enter the hall. Then the disturbance
without the bar at once increased,
and pistol were' displayed, when, at
this juncture, a Conservative mem
ber moved that the speaker be re-
quoted to ask Gen. de Trobriand to
preserve order. A committee was
appointed to wait on Gen. de Tro
briand m retjuost nis compliance.
Gen. de Trobriand soon came to the
bar, unaccompanied, except by one
aid, whom he left- there, and then
alone approached'th speaker. The
speaker requested him to ask for or
der in the lobby. Gen. de Trobri
and did so, and order was then re
stored. The speaker thanked him
in the name of tho House for hip
courtesy, and he then withdrew.
The action pi' the body proceeded
for an hour or tn without interrup
tion, during which time a committee
on coutestod seats were appointed,
and debate had, but no message was
ent to tho Senate or to the Govern
or notifying them that that the
House was organized and ready to
proceed to business, and at lenght
Gen. de Trobriand returned and
stated he had orders to remove five
members sworn in who had not been
returned by tlxi returning board, and
after tho prote and resistance of
Mr. Wiltz to the persons referred to,
and after Gen. Campbell had been
sent for to point themfout,they were
removed by tho United States sol.
diers. Mr. Wiltz then left the chair,
as Mr. Vigers, to organize the House,
began to call the roll made out by
the returning board, and two Demo
cratic ruexnbefts had answered to
their names, wten;MrJiWiltz inter
rupted the clerk, as d called -upon the
conservative members to refuse to
answer and to leave the hall.
The interruption over, Mr. Vipers
began anew his roll-call, and ob
tainea omy nitr responses, but as
the two Democratic members bad
just before answered on the rolMall
which was interrupted, he assumed it
right to announce that fifty-four
members, had answered to their
name), those who remained after
Mr. Wiltz and his friends withdrew,
elected Hnhn Speaker by acclama
tion, aud proceed to the business of
the LegislaVurc. .There war no sub
sequent roll-call by which the num
ber of those members whose names
were returned by the returning
beard, i and who still' remained pres
ent at (these deliberations could be
Your committee have hot been
able to agree upon any recommenda
tion, but upon the situation in Lou
isiana as it appeared before us we are
all agreed., jlan. 15, 1875..
Wil. WALTFJt PHELPS,
CLARKSON N. POTTER.
Under the new postal law , $ubcri-
ttrs in the county will not Aatv to jxty
postage on their county paper fo Mend
in your nwt for ih ISrlFPESD
HOW TO CURE A COLtf.
Tho first timo I bogan to sneeze, a
friend told mo to go aud bathe . nly
feet in hot water and go to bed. 'I
did so. Shortly after, another friend
told me to get up and tako a cold
shower bath. I did that also. With
in tho hour another friend assured
mo that it was policy to feed a 'cold
and starve a fever. I hud botli. So
I thought it best to fill myelt;Vp
for a cold, aud let tho fever kttarva
nubile. In a cao of this kind I sel
dom do things by hulves; I ato pret
ty heartily. I conferred my custom
upon a fctranger, who bed :just
opened his restaurant 'on Corthgidt
street, near the hotel, that'.inonij&g
paying so much for u full meal. -,. Ho
waited near mo in respectful ..ailenco
until I had finished feeding my cold ,
when ho inquired if tiiopeoplo about
New York were much afllicted with
colds. I told him I thought thy
were. .Jle then went out and took
in his sin. '
I started up toward tho oflico, and
on the way encountered another
bosom friend, who told mo that a
quart of warm 6alt water would
came as near cm ing a cold as any
tiin in the world. I hardly thought
I tr.d room for it, but I tried it any
how Tho result was surprising. I
believe I throw up my immortal
soul. Now, as I g.ve my experience
only for tho benefit df those of your
friends who are troubled 'with dis
temper, I feel that they will seo ti e
propriety of my cautioning .them
against following such portions of it
as proved inefficient with nio, .and
acting upon this conviction I warn
them againet warm suit water.. It
may bo a good enough remedy, but
I think it is rather to sovcre. If J
had another cold in the head, and
there was no courso left uio to take
either an earthquake or a quart of
warm salt water, I would take. 'my
chances on tho earthquake. After
this everybody in the hotel becarao
interested, and I took nil rorU of
remedies hot lcmonad. cold lem
onade, popper tea, boneset, stewed
quakcr, horehound svrun, onions
and loaf sugar, lemons and brown
sugar, vinegar aud laudanum, fire
bottles fir balsjm; eight bottles cher
ry pectoral, and ten. bottles Ucle
Sam's remedy, but all without effect.
Ono of tho prescriptions, giveu by
an old ladv.was well, it was dread
ful. She mixed a decoction com
posed of molasses, catnip l( .pepper
mint, aquafortis, turpentifco, kero
sene, nnd various other drugs, and
instructed me to tako a wineglaseful
of it every fifteen .minutes. I never
took but ono dose; that was enough.
I had to take to my bed, and re
mainder there for two entiro dars.
When I felt a littlo better, rpora
things wero reommended. It. was
dospcrntc, and willing to taker any
tkiug. Plain gin was recommended',
then gin, nnd molasses, thengin
and anions. I took all thrco. j I de
tected no particular result, hawerer,
except that I had acquired a breath
like a turkey buzzard, and had to
change my boarding piace, At4ihis
new place they suggested a, differ
ent remedy to any yet tried. lA sheet
bath was recommended. I had never
refused a remedy yet, and it seemed
poot policy to conimenco thei;Uic;o
foro I determined to tako a sl'ieei
bath, tuough I 'had no idea what
sort of arrangement -it was. It4 was
administered at midnight, and jib
weather was very frobt'. ' 3iy ;baciv
and breast were stripped, nnfl'-a
sheet (there appeared to be aVthous.
and yards of it) fcouked in icb water
was wound around mo until ""Z, re
sembled a ewab for i columbiad. It
is a cruel expedient. When tho
chilly raj touches one's vfarm"ilesh
it makes him start with sudden .vio
lence and gasp - for breath, , Jua as
men do in tho death agony.' It froze
the marrow in my bones and stopped
the bealing of my heart. I thought
my time had .come.'' WhenJTt re
covered from this, a friend "eipbm
mended the application of ; V' njus
tard plaster to my breast.' I bHov
that would have cured me cfleclnsl
,' Continued oi fonrth pi ;.)