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Thursday Septembe 7, 1876. ,
EXPRESS OFFICES SKtDED.
SA VE THE S TRA IF.
mainder SO fine and mix it with their be rough on the gardens Some week mee
, . . ..... i I thvliAl n liht frrwttt in ttiA vaIIpy that nipped
own dnppinsrs, mat it win ue easnji ;-- " ; V . ,
" I ama n . . I .- .litl VITIUH Mill!
Teople at Hillsboro and Forest
nro nmnrk that it is a little Bin-
rmlarttmt Wells, Fargo & Co. t do
not establish branch offices at these
two places which have the greatest
population of any towns in the coun
ty. The Company at these two pla
ces, has to depend on other means
of transportation of its express mat
ter than its own, leaving its paik
ages with Toin. Dick or I tarry to de
liver to the owners thereof, the said
irresponsible parties" carrying and
delivering for the accommodation of
their friends. This mode of doing
business is not very honorable to the
Company, as it looks much as if the
Gentlemen were trymg.to make mon
ey off of the generosity of the
friends, of the patrons of the cx
nrosa pnrrmanv. As the railroad
company has located a telegraph of
iice at this place the expense of an
express office here would be compar
atively light. W. D. Fittenger o
this place has generously offered to
keep an office for the express com
pany in his store for nothing if the
company will locate an oflice in tne
town. It has been the policy
Wells, Fargo & Co., we believe, to
establish offices for the accommoda
tion of the public even where tliey
do not pay, in order to shut out
competition, and because such a
policy tends to increase their busi
ness," and so profits them in the long
TUB GRASSHOPPER'S FOE.
An English farmer would no more converted into a good, firm compost
throw away his straw than the grain heap, ready to spread over the
that grew upon it. In England a gn fields as a top dressing for
crop of wheat upon a piece of land meadows. The practical farmer v ho
. -i ii . a : t i... t.w real It desires to save the straw and
some of their squash and melon vines, and
this will probably make a finish of them.
:i-ifla afl ( ifa value for reauy tiesires to save me siraw aim " --u.-.:u iu i
includes the straw or lis vaiue ior j ... . UmK,,mrw i oon ooo acres
cattle feed just as much as the grain render it available as .toe leeci
itself for human food. There the ana manure, wm ue aum
value of the straw is estimated by way of doing it. We have pointed
the amount of beef it will mnke, out the above plan as a mere sugges-
...i - n i 1 . tion unon wnich tne iarmers can
list ns me vuiuu ui wjc tiit. -
mated by the amount of bread aud improve. Sacrameuto Record.
cattle feed that can be made from APOLOG Y CLASS EXERCISES.
it. Wheat straw grown in Califor-
The Indians claim to have killed sixty
white men in and about tho Clack Hill
since Lint fall, with a los . of eiyht Indians
The hop-picking season has begun over
on the Puyallnn. There are now about w
Indians and 2(H) Chinamen at work there,
aud 400 more are wanted.
nia, on account ol tlie dryness oi We aimed to publisn all tne es- Tons nnon tons of fruit leave Walla Walla
our climate during the time of (gays and orations of the graduating Viilley almost daily, and is sold at the folio ar
ts growth, is much more val- class of Tacific University of last ing rates: Apples. 1 cent per pound, pears
..-Tkl n.lr fnnA tHan w iMt T..nA V.,f KnA IVint our annea Will I pinms anu peacucs, iroiu - .t..--
UUUiO tUI O .JKj m ' ' -" IVUUG, UU 11UU " 1 .11 Tl.a
1 . klltvi.iA mttAWl 1 1 1! Z 1 Annl-.AV3 A VlA I
r.nglRna or any uiu """ w uifsappoiui buuio Innn in w T.. when in opera
rain during the growing montns is ciass but it is unavoidable, w e f. t f 60 to 100 barrels of
of common occurrence. This fact have already given more space for hjme a d,iy. The principal market is Tort
and the reason of it is generally un- that purpose than any other paper land, taking 1.500 to 2.030 bar. els every
derstood by all California farmers, i the State to its local institution month.
and vet but few of them manage so et learning. Henceforth we shall f 'to Ior,
. . ii i e 11 . . , , i .i il. i toria, 1 orl
as to any value an an out ui mo only give aosiracis oi me cm
straw. The same condition a dry ercises in this college, except that
climate that renders the straw perhaps we shall select what is es-
more valuable for stock food, pre- teemed the best effort in the class
vents the rotting of the straw and for publication in full.
the formation of manure when the
same is turned under the soil by the
Lt nerallv in condition to quarter is reported in the Liverpool
and hence the
. l..4 of a lise in wheat, as shipments are
ctmw to tnera seems oi uui hhic . . .
i w.Mimtah.T.to uti'ize always pushed foiward during tue
... xr l,a rv nuite i Autumn months from parts that are
II. X1C1.H-V. o Mr m. i. . .
rartin of burnin- the ice-bouna m wi.uer.
straw in a pile where the thresher
OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Til AT
on Monday 11th day of September,
the Board of Equlization for the eounty of
Washington, State of Oregon, will attend
at the Court House in said county, at the
office of the County Clerk, to publicly exam
ine the Assessment ltoll, and correct all er
rors in valuation, descriptions or qualities
of lands, lots or other projerty. 1'artiea in
terested therein are hereby notified to ap
LAUD FOR SALE!
An improvement of 2 shillings per
aarter is reported in the Liverpool
market. There is some probability I
From 200 to 400 barrels a mown
iir..i un.l .ii much uore eo Jo Vic-
Fort Towns.tid and other places.
S EP TEMIiVL R A XD 0C T0DER.
My household gods are all abroad.
Their names I scarce remember.
And naught is on my hearthstone now
And even thus next month shall come
With humor grim and sober.
And then what's standing now will be
ix-ar at the titu-i and place above mentioned.
1 JAS, A. FLIPI'IN.
Assessor of Washington County, Oregon.
Augest 11th, 1S7G.
A LL COUNTY ORDEltS ENDORSED
.iV prior to June 30th, 187G, will b paid
on presentation at my omc. interest w
cease from this date, Augus 11th, H7C.
Main St., Hillsboro,
PEKFUMERY County, Oregon.
Interest will AND TOILET ARTICLES.
THE UNDERSIGNED HAS FOB BALE
several Farms and a larue amount of nrtt
class, unimproved land, lying (u Washing
Those wishing to purchase Ayershire
Cattle. Essex Hogs, or Merino Sheep, would
do well to call on A. Luellinj; before buying
A S I AM DETERMINED NOT TO PE
XIl undersold by any house on the
Immigrants and others
desiring to purchase
would do well to giv
At last a remedy for the grashop
per plague has been found. It is
known that the annual swarms of
grasshoppers are produced from
c"s laid by preceding swarms.
"iTrkw tr lpstrov these ecrrrs was the
problem that a Congressional com
initee appointed for the purpose and
the farmars could not solve, altho'
several States offered large rewards
for an antidote. Now the telegraph
ic dispatches state that a bug has
appeared which is fast destroying
the grasshopper eggs. Here is
Inarint.inn of this bucr of salvation:
It is of a deep red color, almost the
size of a flea, or rather of a louse, re
sembling the latter somewhat in
shape and movements. It seeks for
the egg deposits and having found
them never leaves off eating until ev
ery egg is consumed. Great joy
prevails among the farmers of Min
nesota at this discovery, and many
who had made up their minds to
sow no wheat, are now taking heart
leaves it. Though thi3 practice
seems to be sustained by an argu
ment of necessity, we cannot regard
it otherwise than extravagant and
wasteful, and profligate in the ex
treme. This may seem like strong
language to the farmer who is in the
babit of placing the torch to his
straw piles each year to get them
out of the way of the plow which
turns up the stubble for the sue
vear: but let the
Wheat is selling at Eugene and
Salem at GO cts. Mr. Hoxter in this
county is paying C2 cts.
1 OFFER FOR SALE, OR FOR TRADE
for other property in Oregon two lots
with dwelliii'' house, wagon shop, stable.
carden. well. f all fenced in and situate in
the town of Dilley. The buildings are all
new and suitable for other business ifdes-
sired. For terms inquire at the pemises
or bv letter. Address me at Dilley, Wash
ington county, Oreyo .
GEO ROE P INFIELD.
Dilley Jidj 11, 187C. j20tf
Now is the time to
sorurs . comfortable
homes on easy
The Walla WalhwSVatommn gives the
following as the experience of a man
in sheep raising: In 1874 he bought
800 head of sheep. From this fljck
he sold the first year's wool to tha
amount of $800, and had 500 lambs.
In 1875 his wool clip netted him
$1,200. and he ha I GJ0 lambs. For
farmer set himself down and make a the prosenk year wooi ci;p at the
low figures that now rule, will give
the value of a
ton of straw for stock feed, and
then multiply the figure represent
ing this value by the numbar of tons
he burns each year, and he will find
that the destruction of his straw in
him $1,500, and he has 975 lambs.
During this period he has improved
his stock by the introduction of
thoroughbred rams, and ha3 so work
ed up his stock that he is now offered
a few years will represent a pretty at the ratj of 2 each for hu lambs
large sum on the loss side of his far- Ffom fais originai investment in 800
niing accounts. Un an average we heaJ of SUPep n0 has from all sources
think it safe to assume that for ey- njaJe $3500 in raoney, and his band
eryton of wheat produced m haa increa8ed to 2,650 head.
. . . . x A I. 1-.,vd-fcM wwr-kwrn I
State tins year mer uu b- - A brick 9tQre wm sQon fce buiR ftt
ir tnn of tmntl wheat straw. iu um-
er words the farmer who has pro
TTN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
H. State of Oregon, for the county of hsu
injton ss: Josiah M. Merrel plaintiff, vs.
Dewit C. Merrell. admiiiistrntor of the es-
titeof Chas. O. M-irrll dee'd. Margaret
1f tr, M m-idow of ' siid deceased, and Wil-
liiini Hen i v Merrel. Edward Merrel. Sonhro-
nia Ann Zeigler. Chas. '. Merrel, Margaret
Jane Atkinson. Dtlora Ewiug. Elizabeth
Meirel, Ma-y Waldron and Dewitt C. Mer
rel heirs-at-law of said Chas. G. Merrel de
To the above named defendants; In the
ii ime of the State of Oregon: Von are hee
bv reouired to appear and answer the com
plaint filed against you in the alsjve en.i-
tied suit witlnn ten days irotn me awe oi
the service of this siinunons npn yon, it
sieved within this county or if served in any
other conuiy of this Mate, then witlnn
twenty d:iys ftom tte date oi tne service oi
thftu summons upon von. and if you fail so
to unswer. for want thereof, the 'liiintiflT
will apply to the court for a decree against
you, for the relief .rayed for in the 'Iain
tiffs complaint herein, to-wit:that ft certain
mort ae therein described tte held by De-
witt C. Merrill in tiiist for laiiuiflf, aud
that ilaintiff is tbe owner in fee of 2l acres
of land therein described and for such, oth
er and further relief as the court may seem
T. B. IIAXDLEY,
Atfv for i'lff.
MACIIl.MST miff CA It HI AG 12
MAKKK. Particular attention given to repairing
Agricultural Machinery. Wood and Iron
Work done. Give nie a call.
Shop situated south of the District School
House in Forest Grove. A. LEE.
Forest Grove, July 3d, 18G. jylyl
inA.I at the same time, and on the
same ground, ten tons of straw.
The wheat at $1.50 per cental, will
bring 30 per ton. or $300 for ten
tons. This money lie puis mio ins
SHALL WE 1XC0RP0RATE?
again, plowing their fields aud pre- pocketf and waifcs out into the field
paring to put in neavy crops. thftfc projuce the wheat, and conse-
quentfy the money, and deliberately
burns up the ten tons of straw upon
Several of our citizens are disus- which it grew. Now let us see what
sing the question of incorporating proportion of the real value of his
HiUsboro. If it is desirable to crop he saves aud what he burns,
do th.'s at this ses"on of the The average price of good hay tak
State Legislature petitions should jng one year with another in the
be circulated so that our Represen- field is $8 per ton. It is true that
tatives may know the result before hay is much cheaper this season,
they start to Salem. Having no re- but this is about the average value,
al estate in the town the question is jfow g00d wheat straw contains
immaterial to us. In the matter of considerably more than half the
buildinjr sidewalks and keeping amount of stock feed, ton per ton,
them in repair, arresting drunken that cood hay does, but we will say
men on the streets and disturbers it contains half as much. This
of the peace, removing nuisances straw then is worth in the field $4
from the streets, etc, etc, an incor- per ton, or the ten tons are worth
poration would bo of advantage. $40. Thus for every $300 worth of
The town could incorporate so that wheat raised the farmer burns np
the expense of city government $40 worth of straw, or in other
would be almost nothing, as it is in words he saves or utilizes only about
the Grove. But we opine that far- 8S per cent, of his crop, and burns
mers on the outskirts of town would the other 12 per cent. In this view
eltebtlv object to keeping their hogs f the case, we ask if the language
ui. we used in characterizing this prac-
Our columns are open to those tice is any too strong? We think
who wish to discuss the subject at the practice of burning straw is prof-
ronenmiMA lAno-th. H.atfi in the extreme, aaa iarmers
who continue it will, in the end
come to the same conclusion. Bu
straw has a value to the farmer in
addition to its value as stock feed
which alone prevent him from burn
insr it. It has a value as a fertilizer
as a manure and the day will soon
come when the farmers will rue the
practice they are now indulging in
of burning straw to get it out of the
Messrs. Frazer Hacket, of Umatilla
county, lost k head of splendid sheep out
of a band of over 3,000 last month by a bear
finding his way into the corral and causing
a stampede, by which the above number
were suffocated. The corral was on the side
of a hill and the sheep tried to escape on
the lower side: in duiug so they piled up six
or eight thick; hence the loss.
A Jackson county sheep recently killed
when dre:wed, weighed 130 pounds.
mTOTICE IS HERE 15 Y GIVEN' THAT
yi by virtue of an order of the County
Court of Washington county. State of Ore
goir, at the Angtrst term, A. I)., 1h7, to wit
011 the 15th di'C" ft 'August, 1H7i. in th
matter of the estate of W. II. M.-Nutt. de
ceased, the umlersigned administrator of
said estate will, on Friday, the Mil day of
October, lS7,at the hour of 1 o'cics k, p. m.
of said day, at the Court ho:i-;e door in
Hillsboro, Washington coi'iity, O.egon, sell
at public anetioli to the highest bidder, "II
the ri'ht, title and interest that the said
W. H. McNutt had at the time of his de
cease or since arnuli ed by his estate, in and
two the followi.il dcsc.'i:ed p.vmise to
NEW PRICE LiST NEXT WEEK.
r-J. THOMAS hat charga of the
prescription department. l'rescnptions
carefully compounded at nil lioiira.
TIIOS. D. HUMPHREYS.
II11XR8OBA. June 20th. 1875. jlyMf
Furniture Man'f Co,
S. HUGHES, F0RE3T GROVE, 0GN,
wit: The X W of the N E 'j
T 1 N, R4 W, of the Willamette ileii.uan,
40 acres, and the S W of the S E )i of
Sec 4. T 1 X. Ii 4 W, of said Meridian. In.th
of said tracts containing NO acres of 1 md
1 . . ... 1 - . ... g
The bark Mla.H loaded with 6(13.000 feet 1 " l?df . T
of lumber at Por tland last week, being only Ilircu.lst. j)rc'K j hand, 'the balance (one
71 hours in port. half) to be paid in one year from day of
. ,, . 1 Hale, tteterreil payment to oraw imric
Two more cases of small-pox are reported 1 ' . I - , . of
- 1 Tkr:ui... . "" ""J ' . . .
in the family 01 a man nameu 't, 1 ten ier cent, per annum, an.i n ie secureu
Snow fell on the mountains surrounding
Grand Ronde valley, on Tuesday night Au
gust 22 to the depth of several inches and
in many places extended down almost to the
farms in the valley, and yet there was no
frost, and haying and harvesting went on.
Peaches are selling at Roseburg at $2 a
Four thousand bushels of wheat were pnr
cents per bushel, delivered on the cars
CIIA UPIOX MOUSE.
C ESTER DRAVOUT.
VOL L1S S ( 'A S 7 .S TEEL,
and GARDES CITY PLOWS.
DAIS A- PACIFIC WAGOSS;
REAPERS, MOWERS Jb THRESHERS;
PACIFIC FAS MILLS;
11 IRVLSTISG GOODS OF ALL KISDS.
SHELF k HEAVY HARDWARE;
FARMER'S k .lECHAXIC'S TOOLS;
A FULL AND COMPLETE STOCK OF
HARNESS & SADDM2IIY!
DOORS. SASH. MOULDINGS; PAINTS.
OILS. P. RUSHES, VARNISH;
WHITING, and CEMENT;
ALL at tie LOWEST MARKET RATES.
THE TIN STORE.
j. 1 1 1:1.1.1: it. puoiMiiirrou.
PARLOR STO VES,
Tin Ware and Stov Pipe constantly
. , ,
011 Hand or ni:iie 10 oraer. tilling anu rt
Hllriwj dime. Water I'ilte laid, etc., rtr.
Hillsboro, Oregon. marl'hnJ
The Following Valuable
by mortgage on ' premises sold, h.ipense
of deed and mortgage to be paid by pur
ROUT. W. MCNUTT.
OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN I IT AT
11 the undersitrued has filed in the coun
tv court of the State of Oregon, for Wash
iut-'tou county, his final account as executor
chased at Eugene City last week at aixty o tne w. anu
Scccrssons to EMILLOWENSTEIN IC.
anu HURGREN & SHIN Ul.i.,
Manufacturers and Importers, V liolcsale
and li tail Dealers in Furniture, Bedding,
Acre i; milca north of Hills- Carpets. PftperHangngfc 0l-tlotht
boro, I4th acre, in cultiva- jairrori, eic.ew.
VVareroom ; uur. iohmimi u iiib
Sts. Steam Factory Cor. Madison &
Front Sts., Portland, Oregon.
WE CALL THE ATTENTION OF THE
citizen of HILLSHORO and Thin
ity to the fact that we have our aummer
stiK-k of furniture, also carpets, oil-cloth and
1 ' t ..a 1 . . .. .1
Acres 3 mile, west of Dilley wau-pir ..
in cnimo-i 1jrnjtnre 0f house innde from our
Oregon ash. maple and alder. edo not
keep Pine and lledwoMl furniture mad in
California. And if u want a first rata
Spring lsd, Wool, Hair, or l'niu man nn,
everything at this t stttbliKhnu nt is clean
new ana fresli, not a pouun 01 seeiuici-nuuu
material used. The Oregon I uriiitnre Riun
tifacturiug Company is miitiHged by mn
who have slant the Isst pnrt ol ll)"ir uvea
Acre 3 inile west of Dilley
Hut ion; 200 acres in cultiva
Acres one mile aonth of Dilley
Station. 80 acres in cultivation.
Station, 300 acres
Acres 3 milea south of Gaston
Station, 200 acres in cultiva
tion. Acre 2 miles west of Wilbur
Acres 011 Rauvie'n Island in
Multnomah county, 0 miles
north of Portland.
Good Dairy K Craziii? Itancli
e. Cheap for Cash. TK11M EA
Has the largest stock of goods in the Grove,
DRY GOODS, CIAJTIIISG, HATS,
FA XC Y A It TICLES, dc.
Family liroceriea and Provisions
HARDWARE, CROCKER Y t.t dc.
Agent for WHEELER'S X0. C REAPER
k MOWER COM 111 S ED McCOR MACKS
UK AVER k MOWER: COATS HAY
Parties desirous of buying will please en
quire of A C Hall at DILLEY, or of
W G ScoKKln,
at my residence 3 milea west of Dilley.
Diller. Washington Co., Oregon, May
2tth. 1876. i"nlf
pointed Thursday after tlie fitst Mond
n : ... 1. wuiinl im i w 1 H7l at l elnelt a. 111. as the time
uurinSm wcc.. T: " . i
At Fern orairie lor neanng objections men w
miCES LOW an the LOWEST
A. II IX MAN.
Forest Grov Or. Not. 7. 173 43ny:l
s ap-l a,y nthome. Aents wanted. Ont-
'. " ! tit and terms free. TRUE k CO.. Augusta,
The Corvallis Gazette says: "From
present indications, Capt. Coch
lane's scheme for a new line of
boats on the Upper Willamette
river, promises to be successful.
The farmers along the river seem
to take hold of the matter in earnest.
Tlnnnn la nast nroolr T Yr ""IT. 'ui.
i ti,(L0 w t, ir way. It is true it cannot be plowed
have been canvassing araoDj the
- I crwnn
fnirnnra nf l?iirrn niintir ami in I t o
, . , . . showery, because here it will not
less than five days succeeded in get- " J . . ,
ting freight to the amount of 7G.800
bushels pledged. This was really
in excess of the amount required
in our county, and yet a greater
quantity could have been S3cured, if
the canvass had been prosecuted
I under as in
countries where the
summer are wet and
localities in Clarke county
potato tops were killed, and late corn was
nipped down on Lewis river.
According to the assessment roll there are
in Lane county this year, 5.3G5 horses and
mules. 13 233 cattle, 43,002 sheep, the value
of all property in the county ia $4,fi05.235,
on which there ia an indebtedness of $1,33,
109 and SGJIJd worth ia exempt.
Tilden and Hendricks and Hayes and
Wheeler rallies commenced to enthuse the
voting masses at Astoria last week. Speeches
were made by Judge Page, democratically,
and by Messrs. Yocuni and Hare on the
The Roseburg Independent saya, we were
yesterday shown some very rich gold and
silver bearing quartz from the Esther mine.
It came from the lowest tunnel, now being
ran in on the mine. 500 feet below the sum
mit and while some of it will assay $133 to
$500 to the ton. the rock will average f.om
$50 to $109. The ledge gro-rs wider as the
tnnnel penetrate the mountain, and at the
present time, with the tunnel 63 feet m tne
led-e, presents two feet of solid quartz in
width, which has been maintained unoroaen
30 feet from the month of the tunnel.
ll. -nnt thereof.
RORERT I M BRIE,
Fxecutor of the last will and testament of
George Buemau, dee'd.
. to 20 per day at home. Samples worth
$1 free. Stinson k Co., Portland Maine.
Lower Than Ever!
in building up the furniture business in Or
pin nnd we claim to know tlie whtiis oi in
furniture trnde. K-e slid price our yoods.
We warrant satisfaction.
Oregon Furniture Manu'f Co.
d.cl.lv Portland, OrRonj
. W. lI.HAYL.OIk
Surgeon and Physician,
ROO.MT, Dtrum Uulldin;, Ut St., Tort
Ornat Hocus: From 9 a. m., to 8 p. m.
F. A. JIAILKYsM. 1.
Physician, Surgeon and Accoucheur.
HULSBOR0. . . . . OREGON
Ol TICE-at the Drug Store.
KKSIDENCE Three Blocks South of
Druu Store. n 1 :y 1
LOOK HERE ! !
in the Grocery line, from
i a barrel of Sugar down to a Hut Meg
WILSON 1IOWLIIY, M. U.
Pliykirlun and Surgeon,
FOREST tiltOVE, .... CREG0X.
OFFICE--At bis Residence, West of
Johnson's Planing Mills. ni'J : J
The next term, begins on
Kpntember Cth. -.
.. ... . ,. i i i i i :
Tuition in college anu inurr i-i-m m. Watclies,
rer vear $1. I
In the common branches per year . . . $30
HAVING TAKEN ADVANTAGE Or
the unsettled condition of the Eastern
and California Money Markets. I have FUT
chaied for Cash the Largest btocK oi
rot, but it can be put in the shape
of manure before plowing in, and
then it will do the land more good
than it does where the practice is to
plow it in before rotting. The plan
we have already suggested of feed
ing to stock is probably the best and
most profitable or economical one
Rhcnle Island farmers cut hay in the I for converting the straw into ma
Wl'cn one of them geta nure. If pot in stacks where cattle
ran run to it during the fall and
winter and spring months, tLey will
consume by far the largest share,
and will tread and break up the re-
nervous and can't sleep, he gets up
and mows the State over, after which
. he goes to bed and gets a good night's
Uv. S. II. MARSH. D. D. President.
n.l Professor of Intellectual and Moral
Rer. HORACE LYMAN, A. M., Profess-
of Rhetoric aud History
G. H. COLLIER, A.
J. W. MARSH. A. M.
J. D. KODB, A. M.,
M.. Fro feasor of
Professor of Latin
Principal of the
A. L. JOHNSON,
MisaE. MACK. Preceptress.
Miss SARAH BOWI.BV, Teacher of In-
ti .i n -1 Mtnte in Mult- ntumental and Vocal Music. Au31.
a mjuu vaiuawvu va i -
nomah county for this year is fl.503.8o3
orer all indebtedness, being $60,330 more
ban last year.
Whisky license costs only $2.50 at cor-
Conrallisisbnildingan elegant city ha U
whwh hA Innir Vwn needed.
. . I Furniture,
A party of Empire City prospectors has Matti
struck a good thing on the beach about 50 Wall-Paper'
ules north of that place. Quite a rich body Windo'-Shad's
of bheksand has been found under a deposit JjJp.,
of gravel, and the boys, it is said, are making Baby Carriag'a
big wages. . - Loungej,. . .
r xr wan ir;n(T'. vallev isenton uaiiressea arc.
county, reports heavy frost and tome ice in
the valley on
Hade to Or
of the busi
ness is devo-
Ever brought to Oregon, and am now
ennoiea to oner mem nv jveiuii nv iuiuici
No plated Jewelry of any kind is kept in
my establishment, juverv article is wnr
ranted as represented, t also have the
Agency of the unrivalled lllamona pct'ia
To those intending to send East for
Watches, I would say if they will let me
know the name aud price of the watch they
intend to send for, I will furnish the watch
for the same price.
Jiy all means give me a call ueiore going
or sending elsewhere.
II. L.. rvTU.K.
lOS front-st., Portland. Oregon.
CIF.V'n 2.V. toG. P. Rowelltf Co.. -w tora
O fr Pamphlet of 100 pages, containing 1VOOL.
ists of 3000 newspapers, and estimates snow-
l;ng cost of advertising.
BOOTS & SHOES
I .Mean Business.
W. D. Pittenger.
C A KIM NO FOR
The undersigned having located his Card
ing machine at the place best known by the
name of Webb's Mill, two miles north of
Glencoe, Washington County, Oregon
.i...-.ti is nrenared to make rolls and
w a- - a
Slri25 HARDWARE, IRON, STEEL J bats to order. Bring on your wool in good
attention II mil SPOKES. RIMS order, with one ptmno oi grease to every
which itde-I . .v aiv .:-i.t .nn nf wnnt. Don't wash TOUT
nianda. OAK. ASH AUD BIC&UttX rwui. "B"-!-
NORTHRUP k IHuawa,
flffic nd Sales Room on . Pine St. bet
. u TJJ . it .-ii Elm & Walnut, Forest Grove Oregon. jy29 ivl3m3 Portland, Oregon
wool too clean.
T. IB. IIANIH-EV,
ATTORNEY ASD COUNSELLOR
OFFICE In the Court House, Hillsboro,.
C. A. SIUm
A r T O R N E Y 8 - AT - I A W,
No. ft Dekum's Rlock,
PORTLAND, OREGON. n ly
( TT0RNEYS A ND CO UNSEL0R
Xlekum's Building, First Rtrcct,
THOMAS H. TONGUE.
tlilhtboro, Washington County, Oregon,
THOS. D. HUMPHREYS.
NOTARY rURLIC and COXVEYAXCEIt
LEGAL papers drawn and collections
made. Business entrusted to his care at
ended to promptly.
OFFICE Nw Court House nl-t
HILLSBORO, - - - - OREGON,
lylnflrmary Kept for norses. flS per
month will be the charge for any ordinary