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THE OREGON SENTINEL
"Wednesday, : February 19.
Was born in tho city of Baltimore,
in September, 1801, and is now jn his
78th year. After attaining his major
ity 3Ir. nofiman became connected
with i packing establishment in Cin
cinnatti, from -uliere ho returned to
Baltimore and engaged in tho grocery
business. Subsequently moving to
the western part of Maryland ho be
came interested with his brother in
general merchandising at Union Town,
Md, and subsequently in tho same
business at Booncsborough, Md., re
maining there beveral years and then
pushing West in 1835, to Attica, Ind.
In 1836 ho was married to Miss Caro
line B. Shafer, of Booncsborough, Md.
U J.ur. nouraan n-as eieciuu j.vo
corder of Fountain county, Ind., re
moving to Covington and retaining
the position until 1853. In that year
he crossed the plains -with his family,
coming direct to Bogue River valley
by the route leading through the Mo
doc country. Arriving here in the
Fall of '53. Mr. H. took a donation
claim four miles East of Jacksonville,
his place being known as the "White
House," improving and tilling his farm
until 1855, when he was elected Audi
tor of Jackson county under the Terri
torial laws. In June, 1858, after the
adoption of tho Slate constitution,
and pending the Act of Congress ad
mitting Oregon into the Union, the
State election was held and at that
time Mr. Hoffman was cleeted County
Clerk of Jackson county. Ho was re
elected in 18G0 'G2, and 'G4, and in
186G was defeated by W. IL S. Hyde.
This position, held so long by Mr.
Hoffman, was filled with remarkable
ability and correctuess, and enabled
him to become familiar -w ith the details
of land matters in this county. Be
pcatedly declining a nomination from
his party Mr. Hoflman retired from
public life, and in 18G8 went into the
hardware business in Jacksonville with
Mr. Henry Klippel, the co-partnership
expiring by limitation in 1873. Since
that date Mr. Hoffman has been Nota
ry Public and Land Agent a business
HUbJjh2aUUHK',cnt' engaged in.
lr. iloilman nas nu&cli an interesting
family of six girls; he is a steadfast
member of the Presbyterian church,
has since tho war of the rebellion beqn
a Republican, and in this county,
where hi3 name for integrity is a
household word, it is unnecessary to
speak of his high character, of which
his whole life bears -witness.
EMTOEI 1L NOTES.
It seems to us that Senator Gobble
is rightly named, as he is now engaged
in gobbling public lands in Oregon for
tho benefit of a California corporation.
Senators Blaine, Sargent and Mitch
ell are working hand in hand for tho
restriction of Chinese emmigration, and
a number of democratic senators are
working -with them.
Tho "Oregonian" is publishing the
testimony taken by tho Investigating
committee. It is interesting reading,
and if the . people peruse it carefully
they will discover some of the cautes
of high taxation.
The "Times" announces that it has
driven us to the walL Wo -were una
ware of the melancholy fact, but if it
is true why does not the same trench
ant organ drive us from our position
with regard to Senator Grover's land
Mr. Galloway in a letter to the' "Bee"
charges W. H. Watkinds with quoting
from letters that he (Galloway) never
wrote and offers one hundred dollars
for .their production, thcsuni to bo ap
plied to "Watkinds" conscience fund."
The people of Oregon-will bo surprised
to learn that Bill has any conscience,
and it would take even a
to prove its existence.
Mr. Tilden should rejoice that he
was not declared President His tes
timony before tho Potter committee
shows him to be so perfectly innocent
of tho operations of his wicked private
secretary, Pelton, although carried on
in Mr. Tilden's own house, that the
old gentleman -would undoubtedly have
beon made tho spoil and prey of politi
Justice Miller of tha Supreme
Court of the United States, thinks
that intelligence is no disqualification
in a juryman. Ho severely criticises
the' rule of law which makes Courts
spend -weeks in hunting for jurors fio
ignorant that they have ne er heard
of the case to bo tried. Well inform
ed men -will generally be found inuch
frpcr from prejudices, and moro capa
bloof risihgabovo them.than those who
are narrow minded, and can see objects
from only one point of -wow. A
shrewd lawyer with a bad case, would
rather not trust its issues to minds
which are governed solely by tho evi
dence, and are capable of resisting t.he;
appeals of fcophist-y.-Yreka "Journal,"
ntou the jioiytuxs to thc sea.
What are our peopld doing in the
matter of 'the Narrow Gauge Bailroad
to tho coast? We hear of no. action in
the premises, no discussion of the
question;,and fear that tho late interest
manifested was spasmodic nd -will not
be followed by practical results. When
will the people of Southern Oregon re
alize tho truth that wo cannot bo pros
perous until they havo an outlet for
their produce? When will they under
stand that before others will help them
they must first help themselves, and
first show those whom they expect to
build a railroad, that a practicable
route can be found? If wo expect cap
ital to developo our resources we must
invito it and be prepared to show not
only that our resources are worthy of
attention but susceptible of dev6lopc-
ment Link tho mountains to tho
sea bv an iron chain, even a narrow
rra onrt nrt nno fvitl nrivlipf. nr psfl-
I IIUU. UUU V V.. VM.. ,...-Mw. w w
it or esu-
, T . . ,, ,, , ,, fT,a
icy j.iiiaiiiu iiiuiuvii uuoj tiv ,ij
axe Tinging in the pine forests of
Kogue river, the pick of the miner
delving in our coal banks, general im
petus given to every business, the val
ue of land doubled, freights cheapened
and money plenty, and the advantage
of cheap transportation to tho coast
will be apparent There is no doubt
of the safetj of theharborat tho mouth
of Bogue river, and when it is once
demonstrated that a route is practica
ble all else -will be easy. Wo appeal
again to the good business sense of our
people and urge them to contribute ac
cording to their means towards an ex
amination of a possible route. Tho
necessary sum required for the survey
would never bo missed, and if a road
is finally constructed it would be re
turned a hundred fold.
CnUIE AM TAXATION'.
People rarely pay taxes without
grumbling. If tbey did it would bo
contrary to human nature. Taxes and
death arc said to bo tho only cortain
tics of human life, equally sttrj, equally
disagreeable; but while the one cannot
possibly bo averted the other may be
materially reduced. Crime and the
expensive operations of the legal
means instituted for its punishment are
tho fruitful causes of high taxe3,and it
is very singular that people will never
learn this truth. In this county we
cuscrs, the shrewdest rascals, or a falsa
maudlin sentiment that deprives soci
ety of protection by sympathizing with
crime. "Wo are forced to this belief by
tho large number of indictments and
the usually small number of convic
tions, and do not blamo tho courts but
the people themselves for failing to
convict. The inevitable result is made
apparent by tho large criminal docket
at every term or court, nd yet tho
public seem to forget that crime can
only be checked by its certain punish
ment, and that as it increases, t&xcs
increase in exact ratio. "Whenever
people learn their duty as jurors and
understand that they are to consider
baro facts, to weigh the value of evi
dence without sympathy for or predju
dico against the accused then the
courts will bo effective in punishing
crime, always provided that the same
false sympathy does not prevent the.
infliction of tho penalty by improper
interference. "Until people make up
their minds that larceny and other
crimes, costing just as much to try as
murder, must bo punished, they must
expect to pay high taxes and should do
so without grumbling.
Our cotemporary says we misrepre
sented him. We did no such thin".
He demanded for the Grover adminis
tration "a fair impartial hearing be
fore thepeople," and we demurred to
this mode of proceedure, believing
that courts were organized for the pur
pose of trying persons accused of
crime. Our pungent remarks have
had ajjood effect, as thc "Times" is
compelled to acknowledge tho sound
ness of our position by republishing .ar
ticles from other democratic papers de
manding a legal investigation of the
charges of the committee.
We give tho "Times" credit for this
tardy glimmer of reason when it found
it could not kick tho subject out of
sight, and it will bo but a short time
till poor L. F. Grover will hao no
friend to mourn his obscurity.
Our neighbor is mistaken in think
ing that wo Lave come to tho rescue of
Gov. Thompson. The Democracy havo
charged that gentleman, (a Republican),
with having run a Democratic legisla
ture and controlled a Democratic Inves
tigating committee, and if tho charge
is. not false it is evident that David
needs no assistance. He can stand off
tho whole crow.
It is called by tho Chicaco "Inter-
Ocean" a high moral spectacle to see
Mr. Tilden mount the stand nnd say,
"I can't tell a lie: it was Pltan -arifh
his little "hatchet,"
The Senate Committee has reported
favorably on the bill appropriate g
50,000 for tho improvement of tho
wagoti road from Scottsbnrg in Doug
las county to old Camp Stewart in
SMITH WILLIAMS On Forest creek,
Febrnary 8th,by J. H. Hnffer, J. P.,
Jacob Smith and Emma Williams-
BAIRD BRADY At the s&me plaee and
time, by the same officer, Chas. 8. Baird
and Mary Brady.
GASTON WILLIAMS At the fame
place nd time, by the same officer, Thof.
Gaston and Emma Williams.
MILLER In Ashland, February 3d, to
the wife of I. O. Miller, a son.
)Tt5isTa--fse!f"nsVxciiaTdute for the office ol City
Mcihil, subject to the dec si on of the toteiB
of Jacksonville at the election to be held on
March 4th. J. H. IIYZER
The undersigned hereby announces bim
eelf.as a candidate for thc office of City
Marshal, and asks the support of bis friends
at the polls on March 4th.
D. W. CROSBY
We are authorized to announce the name
of ADDISON HELMS as a candidate for
re-election a City Marshal, subject to the
will of the people at the polls on March 4th.
The undersigned announces himself ns a
candidate fur the office of City Marsh v?
subject to the decision of thc voters of
Jacksonville at the mnual election.
JOHN DON II AM.
YOU ARC iir.BtiBY' NOTIFIED '10
conic and py your tax forthwith. It
not paid within thtrtr daya I will take steps
to colltet it by law. VM. BYBKB,
Sheriff and Tox tXdlctor
E.C.J5KGOKS, " "
Watches, Clocfcs, Jewelry,
SCHOOL .BOOKS, STATTOXBBTI PAXCT GOODS,
SHEET MUSIC, FIELD
GLASSES, YIOLENS, ZITHERNS,
AND STRINGS FOR THE SAME.
DoUGS, MEDICDiES, TfllLET 501PS A.ND
Needles and Best Sperm Oil for
TJE HAS SOLD OUT HIS
J.1 ttoc!c of American Sewing Machine?
a number of limes, but has another Jot of
them on hand. This is tho ligthest and
met rapid running, ai well asdurable,
machine there ta made, and fo simplo that
little girls five or tx years old raako their
patch work on them. This is the place to
bay good watches, clods and jewelry, and
he will sell cheap goods cheaper than any
afWalehes, clocks, jewelry and
sewing machines cleaned and repaired at a
"Watchmaker and Jeweler,
MAKES A SPECIALTY OF CLEAPT
ing nnd repairing watches and clocks.
Charges reasonable, Give him a call.
GRAY'S SPECIFIC MEDICINE.
E NCLIS H
care for Sper.
mat crrh e s,
-j ti t. r
Bsfora Takhu nes3, linpo- Afw V,v
tency, and nil diseases that follow as a se
qTenceof Self-abuse; ns loss of Memory,
Universal Lisitudo, Pain in tho Back.
Dimness of Vision, Premature Old Agej
and many other Diseases that lead to Insan'
ity or Consumption and a Premature
-OSS-Full particulars in our pamphlet,
which e desire to seed free by mail to
evervone. 3-Thn Snrvifir. m0,k,-; :
sold by all dragjists at SI per package, or
BIT noftl.'nrrna f.. QR III I . r .
on receipt of the money by'addressing
THE GEAT MEDICINE CO.,
No. 10 Mechanics' Block, Detroit, Mich.
EuSold in JacIfBnnTiIfo hv nil Amr,.;!
and by all wholesale and retail druggists
AIjTj kinds oajojiuntion FOR aiLE
bT JOHN MILLER.
noUtnn!nmqncnnaTPajcr& of 1S77. i
GRANB:BALL ! !
tribe No. 1, Improved Order of Red
Men, beg leave to announce that it will
give a grand ball at Veil Semite nail on
the evening of
February 21st, 1879.
V-.-.i. . t . .,., ..... -n .1
oiusiuujiuo .Jacksonville string jjuuu.
Sapper will be served at the Hall.
moor JianagertYi I). r ourtrny, Unas.
Nickell. J. O. McOally, T. G. Kenney nnd
J. H. Penn.
Committee of Arrangements. O. W.
Savage, II. Pnpe, I) Cronemiller, G. W
ElliottE. H. Antenrieth.
TICKETS, IAtlCDl.NG SCTPEit, 93.
J-A general invitation is extended:
Jacksonville, - - Oregon.
New wers and rf pslrlrg in nil Its branches done to
orJor, In workmanlike manner.
A Full StocK of Hardware and
Cutlery Always on Hand.
BOOTS AOT SHOES,
KEEPS OKLY'TflE BEST QUALI
ty of Doits and Shoes, and offers them
for rale as cheap as the very cheapest. No
bouse in town can undersell me. 1 will al
so warrant my goods against rips, and will
repair gratuitously any tht may occur in
goods that I stfl. Cull and 1 will conv.njj
you that I sell cheaper than any bouse in
Best Philadelphia Calf Boots made to or
der for S8 and $9.
I have also pa hand a fall stock of boots,
of San Francisco make, which I offer for sale
at &4.50 ond &.
Boots made to order anil repaired.
OIIY BASBSE SHOP
TF1E UNDERSIGNED IS FULLY
pnpnrcd to do all work in hi-i line in
the best manner nnd at reasonable pricts.
HOT OH COLD BATII3
Can be had at this place nt ell hours of ibe
JD. S. FEATHERS,
Jacksonville, - Oregon.
Cutting, fitting, cleaning and repairing
promptly done at lowest liTing rates. Also
agent for the
Singer Sewing machines
Will oho clean nnd repair all kinds of
Jacksonville. Eeto 12, 1879.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
the copartnership heretofore existing
uctween . VV.. Manning and J. B. Most
gomery, in the Iivtry business, is hereby
dissolved by mutual consent, J. B. Mont
gomery retiring. All accounts against the
late Crm will be settled by J. V". Manning,
to whom nil account? due the firm must also
be paid. The busit.css will be cotinutd by
the undersigned, who thankful for the past
patronage, solicits a continuance of the
same. J. W. MANNING.
Jacksonville, Jan, 15, 1879.
BOOKS AND STATIONERY,
Cor., of Secoxd and California St.
ALL KINDS OF MARKETABLE
prodnce taken in exchange lor work.
ALL THOSE OWING INTEREST
on School Fond cote3, either
through tha purchase of land or on bor
rowed money, are requested to settle tho
Bame at once and save costs.
By order of the Board of Schoo 1 Land
Commissioners. NEWMAN FISHER.
O T0 KAHLfcH BROS AND BUT T0UR-
T. O. nEAMES E. K. REAMES.'
AHEAD AS USUAL ! !
A CASH BASIS !!
THE GREATEST REDUCTION
TO SELECT FROU IN
Hny One Store in Southern
Oregon or SSorthern
ALL FOR CASH!!
ODR STOCK CONSISTS OF
FALL &VISTER DRY-GOODS,
LADIES' DRE?S GOODS OASILMERnS,
AND DIAGONALS. SILKS. AND
SATINS, BOOK A allOES,
LIMES' CAL., HADE CLOAKS
tcpiit. titp iTTr,v-rmv m? Ttir?
it Nrt'i lolhu fr.ct tfint we have now
on Land tin hirgivt nndb,tfeTi.ct',d mort-
icent . f L UIIU' DRK-5S GOOD3 nnd F N
CY GOODS or every di-fcription in South
em Oregon, and we will h'netfurth makij
thn lina of good? our spiciality and nell
Cheaper than tho Cheapest.
To tho (rpntlemen we ji ill my. if you want
A No. 1 SUIT OF CLOTllEa you must go
to Reamci Bro. to buv them a we cNim to
have the be-t STOCK OF CLOTHING in
Jackson county and will allow none to an-
These good' wero all purchard.by a racra
bcr of our firm from FJKST CLASS (low
ir San Fruncifco and New York. nnd irr will
warrant every article an 1 sell thi m as cheap
lor can ae any nou in the county.
We also keep on hand a lull slock of
Hardware, CuTLEny, Glassware,
A FULL LIFE OF ASH LA MD GOODS
FAHIII AAD FREIGHT WAGONS
Flow3, Gang Plows Sulky Plows.
In fact everything- from the Gnest needle
to a Uircshics-machtne. Give us a call
and judge for YOun,elvea os to our capacity
of furnishing goods as above.
The way to make money is to save it.
I o save it bay cheap. To buy cheap pay
CASH for your goods and buy of
SITUATED ON HEAR CREF.K SEVEN
miles north-east cf Jacksonville, are
prepared to a general
Merchant and Exchange Business.
The nodcrcigiicd will give 3G pounds of
llour,2 pounds sliortii and 8 pound-) bran for
every bushel cf wheat. Will alio ta:k
jour customers furnif-hing sacks.
BACK IT fill OLD SUS9.
T AM NOW PREPARED TO DO ALL
I. wtrk In my line cheaper thin ever, nnd
in fact will do it cheaper than any othsr
shop in Southern Oregon. ,
Give me acall and I will convince you.
"C. O. D." SALOON.
WEBB & McBANIEL.
THIS POPULAR RESORT, DNDER
new management, is furnishing the best
brands of liquors, wines and cigars. The
reading table is supplied with Eastern peri
odicals and leading papers of the Coast.
Give ua a call.
Odd Fellow's Building JackscnTillc, Crt sod
DEALER AND "WORKER IN
TIN, SHEET IRON, COPPER, LEAD
K AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS,
A FIRST-OLASS STOCK OF STOVES
POWDER OF EVERY DESCRIPTION
Fuse and Capsf
WOODFN & WILLOW WARE.
Paints. Oils, Varnish, Glass
Shot, Brushes, Chains, Hose
I ha to secured the services of a first clae
Mechanic, and am prcpired to do nil repair
ing promptly and in superior style.
"N CONNHniON V'lTH THE ABOVE
L I am rrcJvIrjrnn.l havo conM-uitly
hand a full and first clacs stock of
DEY-GOODS, CtM T00TP, 10IVCCO
iinAuy mar. cLinmxa,
UL.ASSWAKC CROCKKUY, 4c.
"HSSMJrTfjth'nig sofd al"reafrnatic ruto.
jKckfonvIlIoiliircb", 9, 1878.
"7-IV3 A3JTS 2.S-S? LIV3!"
QITUATED riFVEEN MILVX SOUTn
J of Jack'Onvillc, jh1 I a.li.i norib of
Ashland, are prep ired to do
Merchant and Exchango Buslnesi.
FLOTJE, GRAIIiUI, COllNSrEAL
AND FEED AT BEDROCKL
3d ponndi offlmr. 2 ponnd shorU nr.d
8 pouud brri RMt-n per bnhcl of rikkI
whuat Will ick ff'Mir-CHtomirJ fur.iNh
ingsacls. Sicks with our Mtvv hrvno on
thtm funii'htd at low ratis.
My brother. G. F. Billing", will have
chae of tie business belli)? se'is'td ly
conpLlent millers. Everything u an anted
SVRAII A. FARNIIAM.
FROM PAST LXPERIt-NCE I CANNOT
offer ksss than
60 CENTS PER BUSHEL
of wheat, and Farmers can have their choice
ofci'ber exchange or sell tbdr wheat at
market nrices at my mills.
I henceforth expect lo esUblkh
which will exceed the old ones. -
It shall al ways be my aim to give thc
P. W 0L1VELL.
rjinn UNDERSIGNED TtKEU TLE.1S
L ure in announcing to tho public thnt
hehasju't nccivgd a compb'tn mid firt
cla" asnrtinent of G m's Fnrnlh?ns
Good'.such a IUU. ShirN Cndt rwcar. etc,
best bra:'il of Cieirn and Tobacco. Pipes,
Notion". Fancy Giud G'.isware Crockery,
Muisal nstrum, hIk. RIiI Cjgi . Ftatloiun-ry
I'ocxa .ni Table Cn.tiiy, .rill ami, Toys,
Candies, Nut", i tc, which will be sold nt
the cheapest rates. Give mj a call and see
FOR SALE OR LEASE.
"3"ITE UNDERSIGNED HEREBY
S fcr the machinery and building of
the Alden Fruit Dtver in this nlace for
sale olease. For further particulars en
quire of either of the ondersiened.
U. v Hflms,
AIILERBnOb KEKPTUB LAKOICST STOCK
oi syjoxs nna ci&iioncry"
PIONEER ARDYARE STORE
MRS J. BILGEU
AT Til E OLD STAND OF JOHN BILGES
Caliirnla street. Jadsoiuillr, Oregon,-
TIN, SHEET IRON, COPPER ARB
AGRICULTURAL IM PLEMENT3
PUMPS and PIPES,
Paints, Oils, Glass, Varnish
Foivdcr & Fuso
iL General Assortment ol
FINE WOSTENHOLM CUTLERY
ROPE & TWINE.
A firt-cl.i mochtnlc will attend lo
Job Work with xeatucuand dispatch.
I will always keep constantly on bttid a
large stock of "
Liquors and Sobacco.
ACcnl for the PCiri3 RUHI3ER PAI" I
The bol in the Wrrld.
Particular attHntlm pilfl to Farmp' '
nt, and the npp!vinr of itras for Fat i
Marhlurry.nnd all Inrnrmition ni tn n
flrt'clM. furnished cliecrrullv. on anplic-tiio
No puins will l)c Kirwlio lurmnli in r
PU'tomcis wllh tl t I). t fgnoA in m irket. i
our lino. and .it Ihi lonr.-a price'.
tT.ir 7;ciZ3 r'zr, T firrnijif aiqfi
ine Kith all Cull anil cj imine our st
In fore going de.wh,re. batisiactiou gimc
TUB E2JG BONANZA
IS LOCATED AT
J. 8. HOWASB'S STORE,
IN THE SHAPE OF
Je-welry And ITotions,
THE FIRST ARRIVAL OF WINTHS
god"just received and Umght it tho
ttiittum of tbo Market and sold lower than
Ladies hose, 8 pair for - - 1.00
EVERYTHING IN PROPORTION.
A LARGE STOCK OFCIG AIIS AT
Wholesale and Hctail.
A Fine Ilavana cigar for - 25.
American Ifavanas for - - -12J
Jack3ouviIlo Uavnuas 6 for - 25,
"Cheap for Cash."
M EMM STORE 1
I. W. BEFRl
I HAVE JUST RECEIVED MY FALL
and Winter istock of Ihlliuery Goods,
LADIES' HATS AND BONNETS.
Ribbons. French Flowcre. Ostrich Tip.
Velvets. Diagonal Silks Neckties. Collar?,
Cuffs, Kill Glovei, Laces, Back Combs,
l'ocket Handkerchiefs, Faccy Wing, and
PljmcK Perfumery, and Toilet Soap, and a
line a."iorlm( nt of infant's shoe".
I also have on hand a supply of
GKATLEJIES'S KECKTIKS &. COLLAR
For the holidays I will have' an assort
CHINA AND WAX DOLLS.
I htvo rescived tho agency of the celc
brat d Whlto Sewing Machines, which I am
nlli it; cheaper than ever, and several 2bwo.
add ! lorencc machines for sale.
Jl-' U3 ,T.i iine OF SHELF J.S1
i liwrj liarUHrars for Balaby J"IIN MILLKK.
1TV VOir WANT A T.lvnn sxnnir .
-. 'J " wu;jwip 10 B6I0CS ir,m g to fiah"
..., u....uu u.uvn jm 1-J.Ktu
.. n ton . ,. ,u, uuu . unT wut tou want Hob Will J
Ifc w .ujuiut ciio gcacrauj pni uy i fc'rtruJ
.v.-' iAIII.r.I. KWIM .