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A Desperate Affray.
Th« following is the account given by the
Plaindealtr of the recent «hooting affray at
F. D. FOUDRAY,..
Business Agent Roseburg :
On last Sunday morning Tho«. and Henry
Gale, publishers of the Ensign, made an as
sault upon Mr. Thompson, publisher of this
Personalities in Journalism
paper, which resulted very seriously to all of
them. The difficulty arose from a series of
At the present writing there are three ed bitter personal articles, which the Ensign
itor« lying hors du combat at Roseburg, and had published against Thompson. We learn
one at Salem that escape i being in the same that a week before, Thompson had told Tho«.
situation only by a ininuele. These men Gsle that he would no longer submit to these
were all wounded in affrays brought on by a'taeks. Last weeks' paper contined these
the course villification and vituperation in i dings, r.nd Thompson meeting Thus. Gale in
which it is the custom of some journals in .the Post Office on last Saturday evening spit
Oregon to indulge. Gross attacks upon per in his face. Gale put his hand in his pocket
sonal character, couched in the vilest bil ns if to draw a pistol, when Thompson kicked
lingsgate and steeped in malignity, have him several times. It appears that Gale had
heretofore been made by a certain class of no pistol with him at the time, but ran imme
journal« in Oregon, seemingly without a diately to the Ensign office where be and
thought of responsibility to any one. This Usury Gale armed themselves and started in
baa gained for Oregon journalism the uncom search of Thompson, but they did not meet
plimentary soubrequet of “Oregon style.” It him. Ou Sunday morning about 10|, o'clock
has been a standing disgrace to the State the two Gales fully armed, came up town to
and a nuisanee to tbe people« Editors who Fink's saloon which is near to the Post office.
bad a personal grudge to gratify made their About 11 o,clock Thompson who had beeu at
newspaper« the medium through which to his office making up his mail, came down to
pour forth malicious slander and personal the Post office accompanied by Virgil Conn.
abuse to the disgust of the public and to the (jpon OpPning his b x he saw that the Post-
immense injury of the influence of the press.' Ulil(lter, Mr. Stanton, was inside, and he re
Moat generally the men engaged in this prac- qUe3ted him to open the door, which he did.
lice were so notoriously impecunious us to After going inside and leaving the mail,
render legal redress, unless by criminal pros Thompson and Conn cmne out and walked
•cution, a force, and io some instances their north, and as thev reached the corner of Flint
want of personal courage was such as to ren It
met . .u.
the Gales, Henry
SATURDAY MORNING, JUNE 24, IST1
T he Mercury says that Sam. Clarke de.
' dared he was shot through, and in the beau
On tbe 16th inst. the Catholic population tiful language of the poet, added, “take me
HIE IMPORTED PERCHERON OR NOR-
N THE COUNTY COURT OF THE STATE
of Washington and New York celebrated the home to die.” They took him home in a con-
of Oregon, for the County of Jackson, June, __ man horse will be kept the coming season,
1 veyance, a physician attending him and
commencing February 1st, at my farm, near Ash
Pope’s jubilee in grand style.
1871. (Sitting in Probate.)
land, on the stage road, till April 1st. From and
The counsel of Bowen, the Congressional whispering words of consolation in the dying Iu the matter of the Estate ef James R. after
April 1st to July 1st—Tuesdays and Wednes
bigamist, will apply to the President for a man’« ear. On arriving at borne, Sam. de
days—at the stable of Rearnes A Wilson, Jackson
clared lie was dying trom loss of blood, his To J oshva R. P ool , heir of the Property and ville ; Fridays and Saturdays at my farm.
Gregory Yule, a pioneer of '49, and one boots being full. On examining the boots the Estate of James R. Pool, Dec’d, and all others in
terested therein : You and ench of you are hereby
of the most eminent lawyers of San Francis I physician, quoting from the ritual of the notified that William G. Buffum, Executor of said
Ancient and Oriental order of E Clampsus Estate, has filed his petition praying for an order Wai imported from France by the Darby Plains
co, died in that city on the 16th.
of said Court to sell the following described real
The surveys of the Eastern Extension of Vitus, declared, in a loud voice, “No blood,” property belonging to said Estate, situated in Importing Company of Union oounty, Ohio, in
I purchased him in November, and
the California Pacific railway Svili bo com but added that there was ab >ut half a pint Yamhill county, Oregon, to-wit : One half interest shipped him, with
in two hundred acres of land, more or less, being
menced immediately. ic is expected that of water in each boot, and wanted to know if a portion of the Donation land claim of John Sher
One Full Blood and two three-quarter
they will be completted to Ogden during the Sam. used his boots as portable foot baths. wood aud wife, and by them conveyed to James
On examining Sam’s corpus for bullet wotinds> R. Pool. Therefore notice is hereby given to the blood Percheron maree,
heirs-at-law of said Estate, that the prayer of said
slight bullet mark was found just below petition will be heard and determined at the Clerk’»
The Eugene Guard says the R. R. bridge
byrail to Chico, Cal. Ho is alight, dapple gray, 5
of said County on Tuesday, the 1st day of years old the coming Spring ,- weighed when «hip
across the Willamette ou the O & C. R. R. the buttons on the back of his coat, where office
the ball was stopped by a buckle or some August, A. D., 1871, at 10 o’clock A. M., at which ped in Ohio, 1,680 lb»., at at maturity, in good
will be completed bv the 1st Sept....... Mr. thing. Clarke, on hearing that he was not time and place the said heir-at-law above named, condition, will
Knott has started with his quartz mill for the dead after all. got up, poured the water out and all others unknown, if any there be, are here
by notified to appear and show cause, if any exist,
Bohemia mines....... Mr. Jacob Miller,of Long of his boots, and went about his business.
why an order of sale should not be made, as in the
aforesaid petition prayed for.
Town, an old and respected citizen, is dead.
By order of Hon. T. II. B. Shipley, Judge of Has large, broad, fleet limbs, good disposition,
C onsistency .—How does the “New De
....... A violent storin passed ovpr Eugene city
I pleasing countenance, fine etvle, good action, and
parture” paper in Portland reconcile the po
SILA8 J. DAT. Clerk.
on Thursday the 13th....... A man from the
has never been bred to nnv extent.
sition taken in the “New Departure” plar
Jacksonville, June I3th, 1871.
While in the East hunting for a horse to bring
wooden nutmeg State is about to engage in
to this coast, I saw nineteen imported Percheron
| form on the payment of the nntionnl debt
tbe manufacture of bug proof seed potatoes with the eighth resolution in the Oregon D?m-
horses, and 1 am satisfied The Wh.to Prine fa
at Eugene City....... Two guests at the St. I ocretic platform? Tell us “learned Theban.''
FORM. SIZE, STYLE AND ACTION
Charles Hotel were robbed on the night of |
Surpasses them all. In this selection I was as.
letin of the 19th says that the C. P R R
sisted by Mr. Jas. Fullington, ex-President Ohio
From the Albany Democrat and the Regis
compony have put their entire available work
State Agricultural Society, said to be as geo.l a
ter we glean the following.
judge of this stock asany person in the United
ing force on the Tehama end of their road,
States, lie was one of the first importers, is fa
We are informed that it is the design of and that they design building it to the State
miliar with their endurance in France, and their
z breeding qualities in Ohio.
the railroad company to complete the road to line before they quit.
Those who have read in the American Ayr*.
within seven miles of Roseburg before tbe
nd other agricultural papers, know the
winter weather compels a cessation of work,
<vor. d-wide reputation of
and that Mr. Ilallet bus already secured tbe i
More Talent than any Other Three;
contract for the completion of the road to
(KEPT ON THE EUROPEAN PLAN,)
Shows Ever Seen Here,
that point. This will extend the road about
Corner of Stark and Front Streets,
One X mid here say, »hat wc'.l informed horsemen ■xho
165 miles from Portland, and will insure an
were t acquainted with this stock, said The White
early junction with the California end if that
1’rin ce was as promising a young horse as they
had ever een imported. To those wao are cot
department is pushed along with equal vigor
ZIERER A- HOLTOJf, PROPRIETORS.
THE port 1 «« to their history, tbe
Citation to Heirs. THE WHITE PRINCE.
THE WHITE PRINCE
WEIGH 1,800 POUNDS,
Great Show of 1871.
der an assault upon them a disgrace to the as passed first without »peaking. I humas, after
he had passed Mr. Conn, said ‘‘You made a
The evil had grown almost intolerable, cowardly assault upon me.” i’houipsou
•nd the shooting affrays of the past few days turned and asked what he alluded to. ilium
are the necessary results of this state of as said the assault last night. Thompson
thing«. While we would not counsel the said “well what of it.” Henry then said
violation of the laws, at the same time we •• Why did you not jump on me.” Thomp
The Albanyians dont know whether to cel
French Writers Say
are constrained to say that no man has a son said “It you are the one who does that ebrate the Fourth or not....... Maxwell John
right to slander private character simply be ; part of the business. I will go after you the son was badly hurt while plowing tbe other
ey havebecn kept ns a distinct breed for mors
Notice to Cattle Raisers.
n a century, and undoubtedly trace to tbn Arr-
cause he has a printing office, and then next time.” Henry then used some abusive day.
a, and have several infusions of
ACHOB Vi’S, and
shield himself behind an empty pocket. epithets, and Th mpsoD told them that he
R C. T. PAYNE. LIVING 1J MILES
A San Francisco dispatch of last Friday
east of Phoenix’ offers tbe service.« of a th»r
There ought to be a responsibility s >me- knew they were both armed and intended to
GYMNASTS in the World 1
ougb-bred Devonshire Bull to the public, at $5
where, and it surely should attach to the libel atta’k him, but they were cowards and he
season. The animal is a deep re flv -yea. •-• 1,
Wil p -f rm in Jacksonville June 24th, In the last century. It is that which gives them
ler. If the editor seeks the life of another, it was not afraid of both of them. Henry theD ceived by the last steamer, was found to con weighing 1,624 pounds.
C. I. PAYNE.
their endurance, style, form and action.
is surely the duty of that other to deferd him struck him a severe bl >w with a cane ou the
*’ lie has not such a fine skin as the Arab, non-
•elf ev°n to the taking of life. How is it, i left side of his face, Tht mpson kicked and ter of the bags, and measures have been taken
I.is prettily rounded, oval, and small foot but
we must remember th** fact that he lives under a.
then, when the private reputation of one is struck at Henry, but did not knock him to prosecute the perpetrators of the swindle.”
cold climate upon elevated plains, where nature
During the storm last Tuesday evening,
assailed—a jewel more valuable than life down, and at the same moment Thomas shot
gires him for a covering a thicker skin and a.
warmer coat, nnd that he has been for years step
itself? Shall he stand by and see his good at him. Tbe ball, which was from a large the telegraph operator at Corvallis was knock
ping upon moist, clayey soil.”
name and the good name of his family trailed bored single barrel cartriIge pistol, entered
TER,MS $35 in U. S. gold coin, the season.
in the dust without a remedy ? We do not pt the corner of his vest pocket on the right and his side nnd face badly scorched.
Good pasturage, with good fence, near here, at 50*
cts. per week. Everybody is invited to o<>me and.
think so. Public opinion will justify any
and passing through a number of letters
A carboy of sulphuric acid bursted at
seetny stock and judge for themselves.
H ave just received and
one, even if the laws do not, who takes the an(] tickets, glanced so that it only cut the > Messrs. A. Caruthers & Co’, drug store slight
W. C. MYER.
Ashland Milla, Ogn., January 25th, 1871.
remedy in his own hands and punishes the skin of bis side ab mt two inches in length, ly injuring Mr. Saltmarsh and Mr. Caruthers
Thompson then drew his pistol, turned and ....... Mr. Howard Mansfield, an old citizen of I
We believe the events of the last few day« I shot Thomas. This bail, which was from the L:nn county, is dead.
will teach a certain class of Oregon editors smallest size derringer, entered his breast on
The Plaindealer says: Mr. Thompson is
that the “Oregon style” is about played out,! the right side near the lower end of tbe breast recovering from his wounds....... Mr. Hinkle
’orner of California and Third St*.,
•nd that when they seek to make holes in a bone, and is supposed not to have entered the an old citizen had his leg broken while try 1
man’s private character, they take chances cavity, but passed around aud lodged in the ' ¡ng to catch a young horse....... La«t Tuesday 1
in having holes made in their own carcasses. back. The Gales then started towards the ' week a severe storm visited Umpqua Valley.
Post office, Thompson turned to Henry and Hail fell as large as partridge and goose eggs,
So mote it be.
egs leave to inform the public
that he has the largest, best, and uoit com-
beat him over the head with the butt of his entirely destroving gardens and stripping
luudiou» Hotel in Southern Oregon.
The Death of Hon. C. C Vallandigham pistol clenched in his baud, while doit g thi- fruit trees. Grain, in some portions of the
It is located in the central part of Jacksonville ;
Thomas came behind him and beat hint over vallev, was destroyed. The hail barked the
We give the following from late tele the head. As he turned to Thomas, Henry
-tapes fr>m the North and South leave regularly
Oaks, went through the roofs, killed geese
from the U. S. HOTEL.
drew a four shooter aDd shot Th >mpson in the nnd phived thunder generally....... Tims, and
C incinnati , June 17.—The Commercial back of the head to the right and above the
The House ha« lately been re painted, and reno
Henry Gale were nrrestrd.waived an examin
vated ; the rooms are newly furnished, and well
has the following account of the accident to’ left ear, Thumps >n turned and received an- ;
ation, and were held to bail by Justice Ross
The bedrooms are supplied with
Mr. Vallandigham : It appears that no one other ball in the left shoulder. At this time ‘
SPiI.X'G REDS, and every other convenience for
in SI.000. each....... Rich, black sand from
the comforts of guests.
was present with Mr. Vallandigham when Thompson again turned, and as he did eo, '
Joshia Wright it Co’s. mine at Rendolpb has
the accident occurred but Ex-Leiut. Governor Henry placed his pistol against the back of
BOARD AND LODGING
been received. It appears to be more than
McBurney, who had been associated with! his neck and fired, the ball entered near the
half gold ....... W. Stroman, a native of Dt-n-
Can be had at reasonable rates, according to the
him in the defense of McGohan. McBurney angle of the jaw on the left side and passed
ark, Com mm it ted suicide at Ellensburg, June
bad expressed some doubt as to the theory into his mouth, immediately filling his mouth
that Myers had shot himself, and Mr. Vai-|
and throat with blood. Thompson made an I
T he S alem S ho iting A ffray .—From all
landigham picked a pistol from the table, say
ineffectual attempt to speak, and the Gales accounts Watkinds acted very foolishly and
Will be supplied with the best the market ean af
ing he would show him in half a second.
left and went to the drug store of Dr. Hamil very criminally in this affray. Sam. Clarke
Two pistols were on the table—one unloaded
ton. Thompson was taken to his house and richly deserved a kicking, beyond doubt, for
—and be by mistake took up the loaded one.
the bullets all extracted. Ilis physicians Dr. his assault upon Watkinds’ private character,
He put it in his pocket and withdrew it, Hoover, Hamilton, and Boughton, think that
Can find at this House rooms especially arranged
for their comfort and convenience, as well as every
keeping the muzzle next his body. Just as his wounds though severe are not dangerous. and if Watkinds had planted his boot just be
attention and comfort usually found at a well kept
it was leaving his pocket it was discharged, Henry Gale is not seriously injured and low the place where he planted his bullet, it
would have been all right. But the attack
tho ball entering, it ¡9 said, near the same Thomas is likely to recover.
A LARGE HALL
place Myers was shot, lie at once ejacula
We refrain from making nnv comments in which he male on Clarke reflects no credit
ted “oh murder,” and said he had taken the
Is attached to the Hotel, for Ball«, Meetings,
Clarke is a much m iller man than Watkinds,
wrong pistol. While the examination was tacts as stated by an eye witness.
Shows, Ac., and can be had at reasonable terms.
i aud since Gen.,Lamerick cowhided him some HAY FORKS and RAKES,
going on, he watched the surgeons at work
The Portland City Election.
GRASS SCYTHES ami SN ATHS,
The lL>teI is furnished with a bar room where
years ago he has the reputation of a coward. WOODEN ami STEEL BARLEY FORKS,
with eager eyes, and even assisted them in
the very best liquors and cigars m:iy be found, at
prices to suit the times.
their search for tbe ball. He died at eighteen
Last Monday the Portlanders held their To assault such a man with a cowhide, GRAPE VINE CRADLES,
Jack'ouvilic, Ogn., Jan. Sth, 1871.
minutes to 10 o’clock this forenoon. He weut charter election, and the result wasadisas-,
dowa very rapidly after 3 o’clock, having do trous defeat to the Democracy. Wards that, able shooting, is not very cveditablo to bis TRACE and HALTER CHAINS,
pulse scarcely after that hour. Dr. Dawson, lave heretofore been carried by the Democrat nerve.
CHOPPING and BROAD AXES,
ef Cincinnati, arrived at 3 o’clock, but too ic party have rolled up large Republican ma
G overnor II aigiit .—Gov. Haight will cer HATCHETS and HAMMERS,
rpilE UNDERSIGNED HAVE ESTABLISII-
fi cd a Real Estate Agency in connection with
lata to do anything for the dying man. jorities. Every precinct in the city gave a tainly receive the Democratic nomination fur BENCH SCREWS,
I their Law Office, and art! prepared to buy and sell
Judge Haynes, his law partner from Dayton, Republican majority, and the Democracy Governor of California. We are sincerely
' real estate in this and adjoining counties. Record»
reached Lebanon this forenoon, with other have sustained an ignominious defeat by ma glad of it as Gov. Haight is a kind of Assist
«•.arched and abstracts of title prepared with dia-
patch and accuracy. Parties at a distance can
personal friends, who were with him in bis jorities ranging from 102 to 366. Here the ant Governor of Oregon, and as a citizen of
ommunicatc with us bv addressing
last hours. McGohan, in prosecution of Democracy of Oregon have tho first fruits of this State we shonld regret to lose’his servi
EAY A REA.
whose case be lost his life, was taken from tbo traitorous course the lieraid has pursued ces. It is to be regrettal that the services
April 22, 1S7!.
jail this forenoon to the bedside, and shed for the last eight or niue months. That pa of ex Gov. Wood, late of Oregon, cannot be
tears as he beheld the dying friend who had per has persistently sown the wind and the procured to canvass against Haight so as to
appeared daring the progress of the trial to Democratic party can see the commencement insure bis election beyond peradventure.
I.I, PERSONS KNOWING THEMSELVES
Bummon all his energy and legal ability in of the haiveBt of the whirlwind. Its ven
in del ted to the late firm of Linn & Hall, are
After having an examination aud being
bis defense. Mr. Fillet made his argument omous assaults upon leading Democrats in
requested to call on the subscriber and settle up.
All debts due said firm not sc ♦tied by the first
for the State yesterday, and was to Lave be«D Portland engendered personal feuds which no htld to answer in the sum of $500 for shoot
of July, 1S71, will be placed in tino hands of a
followed this forenoon by Milliken.
amount of excited exhortation, just before the
proper officer for collection.
B altimore , June 17.—lion. John L. Mc election, could nssuage. It foolishly arrayed and taken before Judge Terry and held to
Mahon, one of the ablest and most distin every capitalist and rich company against answer in several charges in tbe sum of $5,000.
ASSORTED IRON AND STEED,
guished lawyers of Maryland, died in Cum the Democratic ticket, aud now whines that We don’t see how he could perpetrate more
berland Thursday night. A younger sister the defeat was caused by money. Its whole than three crimes when he shot at Clarke.
SUBMERGED & DOUGLAS PIMPS,
«f McMahon is the wife ot Vallandigham.”
course has beeu a record of malice, stupidity
F|1IIE UNDERSIGNED HAVING BEEN AT
CAST-IRON WASH KETTLES,
A poined Local Agent of tho Board of School
in common with Democrats throughout and egotism, resulting in disaster and dis nearly to death constituted a heinous offense.
Commissioners, is now prepared to receive
<be Untoa we sincerely regret the death of grace. The extraordinary couree taken by
Tbe Herald says that fifteen hundred dol
applications to purchase School, University and
Vallandigham. His sacrifices and sufferings that paper can only be accounted for on the
State lands. No application will be received un
lars judiciously expended would have car
less accompanied by oue-tbird payment of th« pur
in behalf of the Democratic cause in the ground of dense stupidity or deliberate
ried the Democratic ticket nt Portland last
times that tried men’s souls endeared him to h’eachery. It industriously arrays and com
Office in Court House—up stairs.
Monday. The Herald has made more than
the Democracy-, and although bis new de bines every species of opposition against the
T. II. B. SHIPLEY,
wenty times that amount out of the party.
Local Agent for Jackson county.
parture project ba« created some comment party instead of seeking to disarm and dis
Jacksonville, Maroh 18 1871.
Why didn’t it “come down” and secure the
not even tbe bitterest opponent of the “New concert the organizations of the adversary.
Departure” could impsgn tbe Democracy of Instead of endeavoring to divide and distract victorv ?
its putative father. Jn the death of Mr.
The Gale Bro’s, publish an entirely different
the enemy, it assidiously sows discord, quar
OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
Vallandigham the Democratic party loses a
of the Roseburg affray to that which
rels, personal feuds and local strife broadcast
undersigned will on Saturday, the first day
valliant ehampion, and Ohio loses one of her
July, 1871, at the residence of Orion A. •Steam»,
within our own ranks. A fitting com
near Link river, Jackson county, Oregon, »ell to
most gifted sons. Peace to bis ashes.
mentary upon its course is to be found in the
the highest bidder for cash two small mule», the
property of C. O. Boxley. Said property will be
result of the Portland election;and tbe Demo, Court meets in Douglas Co. in order to see
Since tbe Herald has taken its “New De
sold to satisfy a lain of $80 00 for keeping and
cratie party of Oregon should seriously con which party tells tbs truth.
parture” we expect to see it urging tbe claims
sider whether the same causes which pro
Sale to commence at 2 o’clock in the afternoon
of Sherman, Sumner, Hancock, Chace or duced the Democratic defeat in Portland will
Tbe “New Departure” papers in tbe East
of said day.
O. T. BROWN.
Fred Douglas for the Democratic Presiden not result in a disastrous overthrow in June, are urging Gen. Hancock as the next Demo
cratic candidate for the Presidency.
HOFFMAN & KLIPPEL
L. HORNE, Proprietor,
Cook Stores, Different Styles.
Giant P om
HOFFMAN & KLIPPEL.