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liEMKAI. NOTEN AM» NEWS.
FOR 111 R 1*KOI»I CE.
Snow in the Willamette last week.
The Willamette is high and contin-
(Successors to White A Martin,)
James O’Meara is writing on the
Vice- President Wilson is still im-
proving in health.
Much rain has fallen in California rpiIE UNDERSIGNED HAS JUST RE-
1 turned from San Francisco, where he
and other portions of tho Coast.
has bought and is now receiving the best
Brigham Young has been discharged assortment of
from custody by order of Chief Justice
brought to this market, consisting of
Legal tenders are quoted in San a Ever
LOW PRICES WILL WIN
Francisco at 87 cents buying and 871
Are now selling their first-class stock of
Brick Pomeroy, of the N. Y. Demo
HE UNDERSIGNED TAKE PLEAS-
ure in notifying their friends and the
crat, has suspended. Liabilities, $140,- Clothing, Boots and Shoes,
public generally that they have purchased
000 ; assets, none.
the stock of White A Martin, ana are now
and opening a very large, exten
The National Grange met at Louis
sive and well-selected assortment of
LADIES ' FANCY GOODS, BLACK SILKS,
ville on the 17th, and was to continue
Ladies’ Dress Goods and Trimmings,
in session ten days.
Diptheria is prevailing in different
PAINTS, OILS, GLASS,
BOOTS AND SHOES,
portions of tho Willamette. Several
children have died of it.
In largo variety, at lower prices than any
California & Salem Cloths and Blankets,
Bodies from the steamer Pacific are
constantly being found. Several more
Other Firm in Oregon.
have come to shore since our last.
To THE EDITOR OF THE TIMES !
As a producer, I fee! a deep interest
Official Paper for Jackson & Josephine Counties.
in the future of Jackson county.
FRIDAY..................... NOVEMBER 26, 1875. Looking forward to the harvest of
1876, with the abundant rains that
1»E>I<»« lllTlC I .MTY.
have already fallen, gladdening alike
the hearts of tho miner and hus
We apprehend <hc rose-colored view band man, who among us will deny
of the late elections which our Radi that the prospects for an immense
cal friends are indulging in just now, crop are fair at least ? If this he an
will soon be scattered like a mist cloud admitted fact, would it not he a wise
on the summit of St. Helena before movement on the part of the producers
the morning sun. Of one thing they to consider in what manner they can
may be assured, it has resulted in best take advantage of this prospec
Democratic unity, The local issues of tive surplus grain, by getting it to a
the State elections have been elimi cash market, that it may yield them
nated ; from Maine to California the a fair remuneration for their labor;
pirty has broken down the barriers enabling them to educate and com
which divided it; it is to-day united in fortably clothe their families, and
principle ; and its war cry is honesty, placing them in a position to generally
local self-government, reform. Its enjoy life, like the people of other
object, to restore, pure and simple, in prosperous communities ? Is not this
the conduct of affairs, the principles of a laudable ambition that any man may
free government as enunciated by the entertain ? But without increased
patriot statesman and philosopher, means of marketing, even with a large
Thomas Jefferson. Another triumph crop, where is the farmer in this val-
of Radicalism means a perpetuation ley who will come out even, flnancial-
for four years of the evils under ly, at the end of next year ?
whieh the great masses of the people
I submit the proposition: That the
now groan. It means that corruption present financial condition of thiscom-
in office will bo winked at by those munity proves conclusively that the
highest in authority. It means nepo business of farming has not been a
tism. It means favoritism in every success, nor without a cash market for
form. It means Grantism with all its all their surplus grain and other pro-
abominations—a personal government duce, can they hope for anything bet-
—the Presidency a perquisite, its pat ter in the future.
ronage to be farmed out for the benefit
Now, Mr. Editor, assuming that
of court followers. It means more these premises are correct, I wish to
than this, says the Sonoma Democrat; enquire, through the columns of your
it means that the people will be hew valuable piper, whether or not this
ers of wood and drawers of water for state of things cannot be remedied by
ihoddyite and official aristocrats who, our own energy and enterprise ? In
like toad-3tools, have grown into no this connection, allow me to ask you
tice out of rottenness at the root. what has become of the Chetco Wagon
Sumner said, “When the great office Road Company that was incorporated
seeker and the great office holder are sometime last Summer? Has the
one and the same it is easy to see how Company become imbued with the
naturally the engino responds to the apathy to enterprise that appears to
central touch.” With Democratic unity be tho most prominent characteristic
we fear neither the great office of the people of this county ? I hope
holder nor any of his satellites in the not. But why don’t they make some
coming Presidential contest, That effort through the public press, or
units’ is now assured.
otherwise, to show tho people the
great advantage to bo derived from
Internal Revenue Report.
the construction of their proposed
The Commissioner of Internal Rev- road ?
The main objection I hear to the
enue has completed his very volumin-
ous report for the fiscal year, to June road is that it cannot be built for
30, 18, o. The total receipts in the want of money. If the people of
¡lusive of notesand loans, three counties can’t build sixty miles
: 'Customs, $1,973,- of wagon road they had better emi
evenue, $1,958,- grate to some country that has all nec
00,000 ; Direct Tax, $14,810.000 ; essary roads already built. Right
Public Lands, $22,000,000 ; miscella here allow me to offer a suggestion :
neous, $236,000,000; Premium on loans Our newly elected member of Con
and 9ales of gold, $192,000,000. The gress, Mr. Lane, promised to do any
stringent execution of the laws per. thing in his power for the people of
tuining to the collection of taxes on Southern Oregon. Give Mr. Lane an
distilled spirits is recommended as opportunity to redeem that promise,
the surest guard against the coramis- by getting national aid to build a
sion of frauds, and certain amend, wagon road to Chetco Harbor. lie
ments to the law concerning rec- I could not wish a fairer cause in which
tifiers are suggested. The total loss to to test his power on Congress. If
the Government by frauds during the there is any one enterprise (except a
last ten months is estimated at $1,650,- through railroad) that would benefit
000. There have been seized 24 dis the people of Jackson, Josephine and
tilleries, 37 rectifying houses, and fifty Curry counties as much as this pro
U. S. guagers and store keepers have jected wagon road, I would be pleased
been found implicated in the crooked to learn what it is.
Mr. Alex. J. Watts, of Josephine
business. From the report, it is mani.
who assisted to survey the
fest that the Government has a good
deal yet to learn and to do in the solu route last year, offers to construct the
tion and settlement of the whisky road for $600 per mile, approximately
traffic. High duties lead to much $35,000 for the whole road—a very
smuggling, and it may be possible small sum of money when you con
that a similar effect is produced by sider the immense advantage to be
very stringent legislation on this sub derived by the people of the three
Why not call meetings in each
Charge« Against Captain Sawyer.
county ; send suitable persons thereto,
Later news from the Pacific disaster to explain the benefits to be derived
casts a terrible imputation upon the from such a road; get every man
conduct of Capt. Sawyer, of the Or. to sign a petition to Congress for
pheus. Some of the ship’s crew have national aid to build it, and send the
made affidavits to the effect that had memorial to Mr. Lane ? If Mr. Lane
the Orpheus kept on her course she should fail in getting aid, why can’t
would have passed two miles to the the people of these counties build it
themselves ? Josephine and- Curry
leeward of the Pacific ; but the ship i will do their share, I know, if Jackson
was steered directly toward her, as the will do her part. Let them see to it
captain said he wanted to speak the that it be built next Spring or early
steamer. When close to the steamer Summer, and a new impetus will be
the captain ordered her helm to be given to farming in Rogue River Val
ley, and the business made profitable.
put hard down, but it was too late and The construction of this road would
the collision took place. As soon as be the means of bringing $100,000
it was found that the ship did not into the valley each year for produce.
A F armer .
leak she was again put on her course.
November 15, 1875.
The steamer followed her a» few min
utes and hailed her three separate
Xe w «pu porla!.
times, but the captain made no reply,
We have received the prospectus of
and gave no assistance to the disabled
Pacific, although it was in his power the Oregon Educational Monthly,
to save the lives of many if not all on which will be started at Salem about
board. In fifteen minutes the lights ’ January 1st, 187G, by W. P. Ready.
and all traces of the steamer had dis. The subscription price will be $17)0
appeared. The night was fair and at per annum. This journal will be de
the time of the collision the Orpheus voted to the educational affairs of Ore
was making about eight knots an gon in particular, and will doubtless
hour. We shall wait patiently for ! be worth the price.
the result of a thorough examination,
We have received a note from M.
which this affair will doubtless under, i II. Abbott, stating that ho would
go, and trust that Captain Sawyer can start the Eastern Oregon Tribune at
ili-pel these charges satisfactorily.
■ The Dalles in a few days.
E. R. REAMES.
T. G. REAMES.
NEW GOODS! NEW GOODS!!
Crockery, Glassware, Hardware,
At Gosport Navy Yard, orders have STATIONERY, NOTIONS,
been received to fit out at onco the
Lehigh and Montauk. What’s up?
By late storms on tho English and
Which I will sell for country produce, or
French coasts much damage has been to good men on time as cheap as the cheap
done and thousands of houses ruined. I est ; but if you have cash to pay for goods.
I am your man. Cash is my strong suit. I
John Burkhart and J. G. Evans have will sell so much cheaper than Grangers
can that I will make them know that a mid
been acquitted on the charge of rob dleman in this line is not only a luxury but
absolute necessity. I have a band of
bing the office of the Sheriff of Linn. an
sheep that pays my expenses.
R. B. HARGADINE.
The American Woman Suffrage As
Ashland, Oct. 20, 1875.
sociation held a convention at New
York recently and passed several reso ANNIVERSARY BALL!
The new Constitution in Alabama
has been ratified by a majority exceed Ruth Rebekah Degree Lodge Wo. 4,
ing 50,060. It was a Democratic
I. O. O. F.,
They also offer their large assortment of
IM PLEM ENTS,
Hats and Caps,
CHEAPER than the VERY CHEAPEST!
LADIES, CHILDREN A MISSES SHOES.
AG RICULTUR A L
We guarantee every article sold by us as
represented. Call and see us before pur
chasing elsewhere. You will save money
by doing so.
We have also In connection with the above
a very large and fine stock of choice
glassware , queens
WARE, HARDWARE, CUTLERY,
PAINTS, OILS, NAILS, WIN
DOW GLASS, CAST AND
STEEL PLOWS, WOOD
EN AND WILLOW
The British ship Astrida, from Lon TO BE GIVEN AT VEIT SCHUTZ’ HALL,
don, was the other day wrecked off1
Wo arc now ready to sell anything in our
Andressell, France, and nine of the
line at lowest cash prices. Persons wishing
to buy goods will find it greatly to their ad
Thursday Eve. Dec. 30, 1875
vantage to examine our stock before pur
The British ship Calcutta, from Que- I
chasing elsewhere, as we are determined not
to be undersold by any house in Jackson
bee to Liverpool, wrecked lately, and
Reception Committee :
Æ£TGive us a call, and then judge for
twenty-two of the crew and a lady K. Kubli, Newman Fisher, C. W. Savage.
vourself as to our capacity to furnish goods
Floor Managers :
Henry Klippel, F. Luy, T. T. McKenzie,
Jacksonville, Feb. 12, 1875.
A war between Turkey and some of !
Dan. Green, Jacob Ish.
Committee of Arrangements:
her provinces is now’ raging in earnest.
Louise Savage, Mrs. Rachel Fisher,
At last accounts, the insurgents were Mrs.
Mrs. Jane Kubli, J. Miller, Sol. Sachs.
getting the best of it.
ickets , ( including supper ) $3.50.
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY STORE
The irrepressible John Wilson, of
Good music will be peovided. A gen
circus renown, is going to convert his eral invitation extended to the public.
circus ampitheatre in San Francisco
into a varieties theatre.
NOTICE TO TAX-PAYERS!
Manufacturer & Dealer
The Oregon Shipbuilding Company
IE UNDl'RSTGNED, SHERIFF OF
has recently been incorporated by W. HU
1 Jackson county, Oregon, will meet the
S. Ladd, Edwin Russell, A. P. Anke tax-payers of said count v, for the purpose of
receiving taxes,on t ho lbi lowing «lays in their
ny, D. Macleay, Wui. Reid, B. Gold respective
precincts, at their usual places of
smith, Chas. Hodge, with a capital ' voting, and will remain in each precinct
California Street, Jacksonville, Oregon.
from 9 o’clock a . m ., until 4 o’clock 1». M., ot
of $50,000, in shares of $100 each.
each day, to-wit :
.............................. December 1st CARRIAGE TRIMMINGS
4 LWAYS ON II AND THE BEST STOCK
The Hillsboro Independent says that Jacksonville
A of Patent and Home-made Rifie and
through the intervention of Mrs. Pat Manzanita...................................
Shot <«uns, single and double; Revolvers
of the latest patents; Pocket Pistols, neat,
terson, of that place, Hon. J. K. Lut E<len.............................................
small and powerful ; Derringers, the latest
trell, her brother, was saved from Ashland......................................
and best ; also, the best Powder and Pow
der Flasks ; Hunting and pocket knifes of
taking passage on the Pacific, as he Big Butte....................................
the best brands; all sorts of Shot and
11th WILL SELL FOR CASH AT GREATLY Pouches; Caps. Wads and everything in
had intended to return to California
13th H reduced rates.
Repairing done promptly, and at the lie
on that steamer, via Puget Sound.
will also keep a lull line of SHELF
10th prices in keeping with the times.
Nails and Rone of all kinds
The libel suit of II. C. Bowen vs. I.eland .......................................
and sizes, Carpenters’ and Wagon-Makers,
Jacksonville, Nov. 5, 1875.
Tools, a complete assortment of Table and
the Brooklyn Eagle has been post Grant
Pocket Cutlery, together with a full supply
poned. Fullerton appears for Bowen, Rock Point................................
ot Paints, Oils, Varnishes, Glass, etc.
The above goods are all of the best qual
and Beach and Dewitt for the Eagle. Foots Creek.............................. their taxes
Tax-payers will please pay
ity, and will be sold
It is for $100,000, and will likely open the above stated times. The law in regard
CHEAPER THAN THE CHEAPEST.
up much of the Beecher scandal again. to their collection will I. be W.
New guns made tn order, and repairing
Sheriff and Tax-Collector of Jackson Co.
It will come up before Judge Neilson
and in good style. All or
COST AND FREIGHT! ders filled «lone
Geo. Coggan advertises that he will !
riMIE UNDERSIGNED, DESIRING TO
run his horse Osceola against Foster
I close out business in JacKsonville, offers
for sale at cost and freight for cash his com
the coming week, two mile heats, on
C. K. KLUM,
plete ami first-class stocK of dry goods, dress
Two Hundredth Edition.
the Walla Walla track ; that ho will
goods, shawls, ribbons, ladies’ and chil
pay Foster’s entrance to the race for the
ing goods, hats, groceries, erocKery, lamps,
purse of $500 offered by the citizens ;
baskets, spoons, Knives and forks, tobacco
SADDLERY & HARNESS,
and cigars, pipes, cutlery, stationery, toys, Revised and corrected by the author, E. de
and will then bet $1,000 or $2,000 that
Yanirce notions, and everything usually
F. CURTIS, M. D., Ac.
A SIILAND, OREGON, KEEPS A GEN-, found in a first-class variety store.
Osceola will beat Foster.
A oral assortment ot goods in his line of i My stock is fresh and of the bes‘, and
Carl Schurz is said to be the author trade, consisting of Team, Buggy and Plow ; those desiring anything in my line should A MEDTCAL ESSAY ON THE CAUSE
A and cure of premature decline in man,
Harness, Team and Buggy Collars, Bridies, j give me a call.
of a very bold and strong article in the Stirrups,
Lashes, Collar Pads, Currycombs, j Those knowing themselves indebted will showing how health is lost, and how re
Westliche Post, in which the President Cinclios, Whips, Spurs, ami everything please settle immediately. I mean business. gained. It gives a clear synopsis of tlie im-
pediments to marriage, the treatment of
usually kept in a first-class establishment.
and Gen. Babcock, his Private Secre Ladies’, Men’s and Boys’Saddles a Specialty. JacKsonville, July 1, 1875.
nervous and physical debiliiy, exhausted
vitality, anti all other diseases api»ertaining
tary, are charged with complicity in
Repairing done with neatness and dis-’
; the results of twenty years’ suc
ami prices to suit the times.
tho St. Louis whisky frauds. It calls patch, WHEAT
taken at the Highest Mar
on the grand jury to examine into the ket Rates in exchange for goods.
OPINIONS OF THE PRESS.
N AND AFTER THE TENTH DAY
Ashland, Sept. 16, 1875.
facts, and calls Babcock Grant’s “body
of September, 1875, the Patrons of Hus
CURTIS ON “MANHOOD.”—There is no
bandry Mill Company will cease to grind member of society bv whom this book will
on exchange, except for family use for pro not be found useful, whether he bo parent,
Milton Shepardson, two or three
ducers, in unbranded sacks; and instead preceptor or clergyman.— London Times.
buy wheat and pay the highest market
CURTIS ON “MANHOOD.”—This book
times convicted of robbing the stage Tico and a Half Miles above Bybee's, will
price therefor. For particulars, apply at should
l>e read by the young for instruc
at Shasta, Cal., a few years ago, but
tion. and by the afflicted for relief; it will
By order of the Board.
injure no one.— Medical Times and Gazette.,
each time awarded a new trial by the
J. S. HERRIN, President.
ON ROGUE RIVER.
Price.—One dollar, by mail or express.
F. M. P lymaee , Secretary.
Supreme Court, was finally acquitted
Address the author. DR. CURTIS. 520 Sut
ter Street, or P. O. Box 337, San Francisco.
last week, On his release, however,
LAGER ! LAGER !!
he was arrested upon a requisition riMIE UNDERSIGNED TAKE PLEAS-
1 ure in notifying the public that they
from Governor Grover, and is doubt have established a new ferry at tho above
less on his way to this State ere this. named place, and have the largest and saf
est boat on the river, furnished with tho
The following item appeared in tho strongest wire rope, and charge less for
(Successor to Caton JVvy,)
N. Y. World two weeks before the ferrying. Gives us a trial.
1HE PROPRIETOR, JOS. WETTER ER,
TAYLOR A CO.
. has now on hand and is constantly man
great Virginia City fire : “Spiritual
ufacturing the best Laeer Beer in Southern New Boot and Shoe Store.
istic mediums predict that Virginia
which he will sell in quantities to
Call and test the article.
City, Nevada, is soon to be destroyed
by fire from Heaven, and some of the . half miles from Ashland, have been
good inhabitants are packing up for a thoroughly renovated and put in the best
by an experienced miller, and are
aving permanently located
removal; but the average resident re order
he undersigned hereby noti -
now turning out an article of flour that is
in Jacksonville, I respectfully inform
fies the public that whereas my wife has
the public that I am prepared to do all
flects that the only fire likely to reach gaining a reputation not surpassed by its
left my bed and board without cause or kinds of work in the boot and shoe-making
former good name. We warrant every sack
him must come from the opposite of
our flour free of weevil and to be of the provocation, I will pay no debts of her con line. Satisfaction guaranteed.
A. F. FARNHAM.
G. W. FREY.
In Every Description of Saddlery,
ASHLAND HARNESS SHOP.