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JACKSONVILLE, OREGON, SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 1871
Every variety of Job Work executed with neat
ness and dispatch, at reasonable ratei.
J53*LEGAL TENDERS taken at par for
[delay is caused must be predicated upon very Kailroad Matters—An Old Contest in a fornia through Southern Oregon and South
ern Idaho, to Ogden,—an enterprise which
! clear evidence to satisfy an Oregon public '
comes in direct competition with tte Central
It is the experience of all men who engage ■ that such a course had to be pursued to oh- ,
F irst JrniciAi. D istrict .—Circuit Judge, P.
Pacific. It is expected that the road from
in any important enterprise promising success,' tain justice.
I*. Prim ; Prosecuting Attorney, 11. K. ll.mna.
that some other less meritorious individual ' Mr. Elliott
------ — to the State without a! city, and to some extent throughout the this valley, after passing through Umpqua
,lurki<'>n i'., —Circuit Court, Second Monday
in February and November. County Court, first
presents his claim for a division of the prof dollar, and his only claim towards ability toj State, has been attracted to the Elliott-Hol and Rogue river, would take a southeasterly
Monday in each month.
its. Let any one inaugurate a new state of carry on such an important work was a con- I laday controversy in regnrd to the Oregon course and unite with the proposed new road
—Judge, T. H. T>. Shipley:
things ever so beneficial to the general nection with a r vtliical firm known only to and California Railroad. Of the purely per at some poiut in the southeast part of the
Clerk, Silas J. Day ; Sheriff, Henry Klippci ;
public, and opposition shows its head often himself under tie deceptive title of “J. ( sonal issues we have nothing to say ; they do State. This would fulfill the original design
Deputy Sheriff. E. D. Foudray ; Treasurer, John
Neuber ; A.-sessor, David Redpath : Countv Com
from sources least expected. No enterprise, Cooke i Co.” Lct'it be understood that this ; not concern the public. But the controversy of our railroad system, as set forth by the
missioners, John S. Herrin. Thomas Wright;
however, is worthy the name unless it has an is not the great banking firm of “Jag Cooke in its progress and results may greatly affect Legislature of our State nt the last two ses
Scho d Superintendent. AVin. M. Turner; Survey
object, and no success worth striving for & Co.,” of New York, London, and other I the public interest, and from the direction if sion«. But if the Oregon and California Rail
or, J. S. Howard ; Coroner, L. Ganung.
unless it meats with opposing forces. Com I Eastern cities, ami which is now interested in is taking it is clear to any one who examines road can be stopped at the head of the Wal-
h i //.
i.—Justice of the Peace,
James R. Wade; Constable, N. Stephenson.
petition is essential to healthy results, and the Northern Pacific, but a “straw” firm, it that it.is little else than an old contest re lamette valley and embarrassed either by
Foiru of .hict»onritle.— Trustees, James A. Wil
when fair anl manly will receive encourage [ having no real existence, and using the name vived in a new form. The people of Oregon litigation or attacks on its credit so that no
son. N. Fisher. Lewis Zigler. John Bilger and J.
ment; but there is a legitimate competition , of “J. Cooke & Co.,” evidently with the in have not forgotten the fierce controversy of bonds can be sold, the Central Pacific Coni-
H. Howard ; Recorder. I . S. Hayden ; Treas
urer, Henry l’apc ; Marshal, James P. McDaniel
| tention to deceive. Mr. Elliot may have just one year ago in regard to Oregon mil- I pany may be able after a time to get control
AN OFFH.IOVS JNTERMEPDLlXa.
! friends, but it is seldom that a man lies such ( roads, when the Central Pacific Company, of of it or make a connection with it at the head
It is of the Litter we desire to speak just j warm personal friends us will launch cut an California, seconded by a few mon in Oregon, 'of this valley by tho so-called Pengra route.
t'ornin/ Oflirrrt.— Judge, J. B. Sifers ; Sheriff,
[ unlimited sum to prosecute a half dozen suits i attempted to strike a blow at the develop II )w prejudicial this would be to Oregon can
Daniel L Green : Clerk. Charles Hughes ; Asscs-
Foley; Treasurer, Win. Naucke ;
eor, R. E. F'dey;
Oregon is no longer unknown to the in as many cities, all upon the same eom- ment of the railway system of this State, and be seen at a glance. To stop the progress of
Commissioners, Thomas G. Patterson, II. Woud-
I wealthy capitalist. 1‘eopie are llocking to plaint. Corporations frequently do such make Oregon tributary to the California cor ’Lis road would Le a terrible blow to the
eock ; School Superintendent, R. R. Middles-
' these shores from all quarters of the globe. ! things, but iitdiciduals seldom.
poration. It is yet fresh in the public mind prosperity of tl.e State, and would surely
We have only touched upon some of the how this issue was precipitated on the people stop the progress of the west side road also,
County.— Circuit Court. 2d Monday
is vast wealth in the soil of its valleys and in | points involved in this important suit; we of Oiegon just on the eve of an important It is a suggestive coincidence that Mr. Elliott
in April and Fourth Monday in Get >l>er. County
Court. First Monday in January, April, July and
the bowels of its mountains. Our geograph ! reserve still more important facts for future election ; Low a scheme was advanced which is supplied with funds to press liis suits just
ical position in reference to other countries is (comment, our space not permitting us to say would have cut off Southern Oregon from all I at the time when the new enterprise to com-
just being understood. The trade of Asia i more at present.— Democratic Era.
hope of railroad connections, and thrown the plete the Central Pacific from Salt Lake to
balance of the State into the elutche« of cor-; California is started. It is suggestive, too,
and the Islands of tl.e Pacific is nearer our
Look to the Record.
■ doors than any other American possession.
p »rations ir. California ; how the scheme was 'vhcn wc see the lieraid, which contended for
pushed forward here by a few persons who li,e Central Pacific’s schemes last year, enter
The products ol Oregon are unsurpassed by
had an interest in a land grant extending
once and with so much interest upon
i any country in the world. All this commer
cial wealth must be controlled. Now who on railroad affairs, and resents our statement , southeast from Eugene City, and who hoped j this new and covert attack on the railroad
JACKSONVILLE LODGE No. IO
[ that itself is a “consistent organ of a Cali I to make that grant valuable by securing the interests of the State. These incidents are
I shall do it?
: fornia corporation.” To say thin, it declare?, j ' construction of a railroad over it; how the[il*mo8t conclusive as to the source whence the
A NETWORK OF RAILROADS
olds its regular meetings on
I is to “maliciously falsify” its position and | Herald was subsidized in this interest and attack is instigated and the objects to be ac
every Saturday evening at the Odd Fellow-
i is the surest an 1 quickest way of arriving at
Hall. Brothers in g<e>4 stun.ling .ire invited to
opinions. Well, let it be called an inconsist made the advocate of this plan of operations complished by it. The lieraid is the consist
I this result. California is bound to this great
JAMES BUCKLEY. N. G.
California St., (Up Stairs.) over Reames
ent organ of a California corporation then, if which would have struck a blow at the gen ent organ of the California corporation.—
THUS. PAULSON, R. See r.
(network by iron bars and bolts, and great
it likes the appellation better. For it lias oral interests of the State and of Southern Oregonian.
JolIX B iigkr . )
wealth is fist flowing into the coffer of capi
II. K i . ippel .
constantly done the work of the Central Pa Oregon in particular, These things are all
I talists owning therein.
ll.V. H ui . ms , )
The great 11 lilroad
General F. P. Blair, in a speech of great
cific Company, though its methods have been freshly remembered, And now that paper
Regular Raltvkith Decree meeting, last Monday
network of the Pacific slope will be controlled
quite inconsistent and contradictory. When ha« entered the lists again as an advocate of | power on the anti-Ku-Klux bill, delivered
night <>f each month, at TJ o'clock p. la.
Mav 1st. 1869.
it says that we “maliciously falsify” its po a scheme by which it is covertly intended to ■in the Senate on the 13th ultimo, turned
possible. It v ill not do, say they, to let
sition it must suppose that we have so poor bring about the same, or a similar result. I aside for a while to pay his attentions to the
<’. W. KAHLER,
I Oregon build and own her own railroads inde-
a memory that wc 'retain no recollection of The plan is to check railway devcl -pment in,' , “third Senator from Maine,” which ho did
i pendent of California. Tiic at i 1 plains and
the course it pursued las’ year for two weeks Oregon on the system on which it is now in this clever manner:
Attdrnrv a- a id Counsellor-at-Law,
dry valleys of Californ a do n it yield like
The Senator from Mississippi (Mr. Ames)
prior to the election, when it dropped politics going forward ; to embarrass the prosecution
J ACUSON Vll.l.E, OREGON,
JACKSONVILLE, OREGON. i are subj “ct to too many ci reunís'«nets to entirely and changed the whole contest into a of these enterprises ai.d finally to make the did me the honor, in two elaborately pre
fight against Oregon railroad interests and in same combination which fought against the pared speeches, to vindicate himself from
insure regular crops The climate o! Oregon
favor of the plans and schemes of a California interests of Oregon a year ago master of the what he called my personal aggression, which
has beeti foun 1 well suite I to the growth of
consisted in the illustration that I made of
1 corporation ; that we have forgotten its gross situation.
• I k » great staples of commerce. This com
[the reconstruction laws by his presence in
mid v imperative diatribes against Senator \\ i!
The people of Oregon usually fake a prac • : this chamber. The Senator concludes his
meree mu-t pay tr ibuto to t'.iliiornia as
Dr. L. T. DAVIS,
limns f r proposing a measure to secure the tical view of things and judge men by what
heretofore. Oregon has gone on with her
svmiiiotiie.il d< velopnvnt of the railway sys they do and measures by results. Mr. Elli last speech with an expression of this kind:
own w rk ab uit far < no tgh; it is time now
terns of the State, according to the plan la d ott has of late brought divers suits designed ( “This discussion is not of my seeking or
ai d demand a share
Opposite 1 he <*S<S
do.vn by the Legi-l.iturc ; that we do not rc- to cm! arrass railroad development in this ■ liking, words and phrases are to me awkward
AVING A LARGE AND WELL SELECT
men.ber how ft reelv ic denounced the action ■'.ate. He is making every possible effort, ( weapons.” If that is the case he must have
A rkansis I jivi . rv S tadie ,
of th- recent I . gi-lature in instructing Sena- as we understand it, to stop operations on been spoon fed on these occasions by one who
llitlst n t be permitted
California, will th
tor Kell v to opp sc the scheme <>f the Central the Oregon and California ro .d, to injure its! understood the manipulation of spoons pretty
unless C i’ I >inia cap t ins > can control the
J.icksotii ill". Oregon.
t> niv, ami Low, :if.er he ha 1 taken credit, to get it into the hinds of a receiver, well. [Laughter.] He seems to have taken
, entire line.
great interest in my personal history. He
¡uph ledge on tl.e subject, it deliberately advis-
|>B. A. 15. OV1IRBECK J
»nd to tic up the whole enterprise. This discourses largely upon my early career. lie
X ,w h iw 1« thib to b: done? Don t be a —
ll’ll.L l’RAt'TK E MEDICINE AND SUR
' ed I ini to dt- egnrd it at.d bran i himself I 1 in, if successful, would ;.ls •, as a matter ol
t itiishe l, my friend, w en we i> ii i. it ¡hit the
GERY. .. ! I will fttcn I pr-.m-tlv t i all cali#
w i.h <’> shonor in order to serve the interests c. urso, cripple the west side road, and in all traces me up, having been in the Union
<>n priife.-s.'in.il bu«iiics«. Ili- u.'liec aii-l re-i'let:ce
Ei.I.I TT-ll 1.1. ADAV >1 IT,
army, and admits that I was pretty sound,
I of a e rporution which it had been laboring' probability prevent its c ns’ruction. Now!
but lie says that after the war was over and
The Oveibeck Hospital,
now on ti'in! in I* >i llainl, is mt important ' so 1 tig and s • earnestly to promote. Do we
On Oregon Street. Jacksonville. Oregon.
sttp toward'« ill - <iecoinplis!iin<?iit of this <>b- ••m:Jio:i<!y
Itotlsly falsify" when we say this has son to judge faeorably of Mr. Elliott. They ' ike rebels were all put down, for the sake of
getting office 1 joined the rebels and the
j ct. We disci..im any per.« ma 1 sympathy been the coms “ of the 11 raid’ Next tiling 1
D. B. KE A.
JAMES 1>. FAY.
know of nothing that he lias accomplished! 1 Democrats. Well, sir, 1 do not think you
! for Mr. 11 I’adav. With him
a man wc that paper w ill bi denying that it ever op
FAY A REV
for the State. And, from the methods he is ■ could get a gentleman of his cloth to take
have had ho dealing*, nor are we influenced i posed the Republican party and Senator
and the course in which lie is work ■ such a course to obtain preferment and office.
Attorneys and Counsellors-at.Law,
i or controlled by any relationship or personal Williams on railroad issues
issues; -; it will be de ing, there seems to beeverj’ reason to believe
His way of getting office was to take one by
OFFICE — In Court Honse, up stairs.
interest with him or any of his friend«, We claring that it never advocated the I.idd-
. that he is backed in this
matter bv enemies ‘¡force and sign his own commission, after
Will practice in the Supreme an I other Courts
give cur opinion in this matter as en humble l’engra-Central Pacific combination in the
¡of Oregon interests. Fer a long time, as lie dictating his election to the creatures of his
of this State.
citizen of Oregon, having the best intere
matter of building a railroad over the so- declares in the affidavit which he caused to
own authority. *
of our State only in view, Almost every called l’engra route and preventing the c in-
*■#♦» Particular attention paid to the collection
j be pub isind, he wits without moans to pros could find himself justified in accepting an
of Claims tcaiu-t the F-.--1 ral and State Govern
reader of our paper knows somethin g of the nection bv way of Southern Oregon, and it
We are prepared to do all kinds of
ecute for the recovery of his alleged rights
ment*, the Entry of Lan«!« under the l’re-emption
election at the hands of his own creatures,
contest in the last Legislature aver the rail will roundly assert that .it never expressed
an I Homestead Law-, and to the Entry ot Min* ral
j in the east side railroad, lie has, however,
road interest! of Southern Oregon. That an disapprobation of the resolutions of the Leg
and apply and be admitted a Senatcr in this
Lodes under the recent Act ot Congress.
; very recently obtained means for that p.ur-
DK. W. JACKSON,
islature and the pledge given by Senator I pose. Who furnished them ? The indica- body, he would be much duller than I sup
from its legitimate course to the southern
Kelly. The public will judge whether i tions are very strong that it was the Central posed him to be if he had not a sensibility
boundary of the State, there to unite with we have “maliciously falsified the position
which I am very glad to see he exhibits on
Dental Rooms in building formerly occupied by
, Pac fie Company of California. It is plain
this occasion, although my allusions to him
Dr. E. II. Greenman. corner California and Fifth
of the lieraid, or not. And as the editor of to see that that Company, if it can stop Ore
Streets. All styles of Dental work done on short
were only in the spirit of an illustration of
that paper puts on such an air of virtuous
notice, at reduced prices. Particular attention
wise the right extiyided into California until indignation and talks of honor and tiuth and gon railroad developments at the point now these infamous laws; and there can be no
given to the regulation of children's teeth, ieeth
PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL
a connection was made, Oregon capitalists kindred virtues, it would perhaps be advisa reached, might have strong hopes yet of car- more bitter sarcasm upon the Republican
extracted without pain by the use of tho late
method of local anasthesia. Ail work warranted.
(so-called) and certain parties interested in hie for one of such “honest” susceptibilities ( rying out the schemes ah mt which there was government than that which is furnished by
the Central Pacific overland route, desired to quit a position in which, as an advocate of ! so bitter a contest in our last election. That the attitude of that Senator upon this floor,
Nov. 20th. Istl'J.
the line changed so as to pass through the I a California corporation, he lias placed him ; scheme is for a railroad over the so called elected in the manner in which be was
lands of the Willamette and Humboldt Wag self in antagonism to the general sentiment 1 Pengra route, to connect with the Central elected frOm the State of Mississippi. It
on lload Company and thence on until it of Oregon and the declared sentiment of his i Pacific on the Humboldt. Let the progress was an unparalleled outrage, an unmitigated
of the Oregon and California road be stopped
formed a junction with the Pitt river route
own party as expressed through the Legisla for an indefinite time at the head of the Wai- outrage upon the people of the State, and a
or continued to Ogden on the Central Pacific.
ture, and get back to the really useful and lamette valley, and the original scheme of the flagrant outrage upon all the people of thia
The Democratic members of the Legislature
honorable occupation of wheeling sawdust, Central Pacific becomes possible again. This country.— --------------------
pledged the people of Southern Oregon that which in an unfortunate hour he abandoned i
a speech de*
aving located in J acksonville ,
they should have the railroad as at first con to take control of an organ which has been
inform« the citizens of this place and vicinity
and force the railways of this part of the livered by Horace Greeley before the Ameri
templated, and their oflicial orgau ought to
that he is now prepare 1 to take orders for all kinds
State into the hands of the Central Pacific can Club, New Orleans:
ot gents’ and boy's clothing at reasonable prices.
maintain that pledge. The contractors on terest of the aforenamed California corpora
This is my first visit to the South. I come
Company. This is the aspect which the case
behalf of the O. &C. R. R. Co. have expressed
T.fS' C ikaxixg and R epairing dune.
tion, and which lias quarrelled with mid been now wears. And we find that the lieraid, here with a heart devoted to the good of all
—SUCH AS -
a willingness to conform to their pledge, and repudiated by its own party on this very
July 2d, 1S7#._________ jly2- tf.
which a year ago was the untiring advocate people. They are not my enemies. I boar
will no doubt complete the work if not pre
of this scheme, uow working with as much hatred to no one. He believed the best men
vented by annoying law suits and officious
should occupy the best places, without any
Two members of the West \ irginia Legis energy as before on the new line of policy.
intermeddling of outside parties who, as we
For ourselves, we are simply looking to the reference to bygones, for tho point which
verily believe, have adopted this course to lature lately took the sleeping cars to go to
interests of Oiegon and give no heed to the □ecesitates the exclusion of some men frea
cripple the Company’s credit and thus ac Grafton. The cars were crowded and the
personal questions involved in the contro the ballot box no longer exists. lie opposed
complish by unfair means what could not be two had to t-leep together. One was fat ; the
versy. Ben Ilolladay and S. G. Elliott are disfranchisement, as no longer a necessity,
done through the Legislature. Mr. Elliott other lean ; the fat man snored, and the lean
1HOICE LIQUORS AND CIGARS CON-
nothing to the Oregon public, except in so far and said there would not be a KuKlux in the
J stanti)' on bund.
admits in his own affidavit that he had no man therefore lay awake. At about mid as their enterprise and the results thereof cause land now if there had been a general am
means until quite recently to prosecute a suit night the insomnia legislator could no longer the public to have an interest in what they nesty five years ago. It would hare united
brought nearly two years ago. If there is stand the stentorious breathing of his mate, propose, cr intend or accomplish. But if Mr. the people and healed the wounds produced
that justice and equity in the claim he sets and arose and sat by the fire. An old lady Elliott has yet done anything for Oregon the by the war. For that he had struggled, and
12 1-2 Cents.
up, how is it that he could not, until within entered, and wanted a place to sleep. “Go people of Oregon are entirely ignorant of it, the time was not far distant when every
July 17th. 1H69.
to my berth,” said the sardonic lean one, “1
the last ten days or so, procure from friends
and they are not an undiscerning people, American would have his fair chance at the
sufficient means to prosecute the matter? left my little boy asleep there ; I shall sit up, either. It would be a calamity to the State ballot-box, and the majority would rule.
We do not know who are Mr. Elliott’s friends I must think of legislative things.
So the lady went to tho berth, disposed of if its railroad development should be arrest A T rvthfvl S aying .—Said Mr. Murray
HE UNDERSIGNED, HAVING FILLY
just now, but we have a strong suspicion
ed ; but the Herald in fighting on the line
refitted this >ld and favorite place of resort,
useless clothing, and lay down. Presently
in a late sermon : “Our business anxiety aad
now offer« the ve-y best of liquors and segars at
of last summer, seems quite anxious to wit
effort are of less importance to the world
facts that may be in dispute between him and
ness that result.
19 1-9 CENTS.
than we think. Three months after I were
Mr. Ilolladay. The people of Oregon want
The Saloon is commodious, the billiard tables
Another consideration why the Central
I would not be missed in this pulpit.
are of the latest and most improved pattern, and
a completed line of railway through the
the wants of guests promptly supplied.
would be filled. If any of Iou
State, and it matters but little to them who ho! roared the bison—a boy no more, but a ing the growth of the present railroad system I j Its o place
'ij‘Te Tftei ¿while’ you wtnild not be
BO Points of IJlltlttrdM For Drink«.
And all other kinds of printing required
builds it; they will sustain and defend any
I’m a l member of tho West Virginia of this State, with a view to controlling it missed, even in your own family.”
to bo done in the community, on
man or company of men who give evidence boy.
’' The lady went into a swoon, themselves at a future time, is furnished by
Those knowing themselves indebted to me will
of a willingness and ability to complete the nor could
be aroused till the fat man the announcement that a new and independ
T hings that come home to us—‘‘Butcher
do well to call without delay and settle, as I must
^HBr* You who want Job Printing done, give 1 work. ADy delay will cause uneasiness, and prom ised her that he would have the lean one
have money, and that soon.
ent line of railway is to be built from Cali-1 Bills!”
u.« a call, and we will satisfy you both in styleand
the claim set up in any court by which such impeached.
Dangers to Oregon Enterprise-
JOB PRINTING OFFICE,
NEW & FANCY TYPE,