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THE OREGON SENTINEL
Wednesday, : : April 80, 1879
AGENTS FOE THE SENTINEL.
R. M. Pettengill & Co New York
Geo. P. Rowell &Co New York
Rowell & Cheesman Si. Louie
L. P. Fisher San Franc'sco
D.H. Stearns Portland
M. E. Ciil'rcii. Religion services
My Sunday at the nsnal hours, by the Rev
erend M. . V illiams, U. A. Unwell and
Catholic Service. Services will be
eld at Ihe Catholic Church in this plnci-f-very
Sunday at Ihe nnual hoars in ihe
morncne and evening, Rev. Father Btao
M. E. Sondiv School. R enlnr mt
ins every Sunday afternoon at 2 nJolock
Catholic Sunday School. Reenter
meeting every Sunday afternoon at 2
May Day Bali A social party
will be given at Veit Scbutz' hall to
morrow evening by the Jacksonville
Brass and String Band to which every
body is invited. Tickets, SI.
Harbor of Refuge. Read what
Capt Chase, one of the engineers who
have the selection of the proposed har
bor of refuge, has to say on to-day's
outside in an article taken from the
Crescent City "Courier."
Teacher's Institute. From a let
ter received by Professor Merritt we
learn that Mr. Powell, State Superin
tendent of Public Instruction, will
hold a Teacher's Institute in Jackson
ville some time during May.
Beef for Klamath. Major T. C.
Sullivan by posters advertises for sealed
proposals for furnishing the fresh beef
required at Fort Klamath for one year
from July 1, 1879. Bids will be re
ceived till 12 o'clock on May 1st
Contract Let. We hear that
Messrs Haymond and Magruder of
Bock Point have let the contract for
the construction of a fine truss bridge
across Rogue river to Mr. McDougall.
Work will be commenced at once.
Our Loss. Among those of our
merchants who lost goods by the Great
Republic disaster we have heard of the
following: Reames Bros., $150; A.
Fisher & Co., 350; Geo. Schumpf, a
force pump; G. Karcwski, five spring
wagons. No insurance.
For Josephine County. Judge
annn District Attorney NeilA.
Jones, E. II. Autcnrieth and Wm. M.
Turner started for Kerbyvilie on Sun
day last to attend at the May term of
Circuit Court The docket is a very
light one and they may be expected to
Teturn about Friday.
Fine Furniture. When in Ash
land a hhort time since we noticed at
the Factory of Daley, Tozer and Emery
some furniture that will compare favor
ably with any imported. This firm is
now doing a large business and ere
long we will give a more extended no
tice of their machinery.
Business Like. Mr. Jos. Crain
started for Reading some time since
for a load of freight He took with
him five hundred dozen eggs, packed in
grain, and will find a good market for
both the eggs and grain. Mr. Crain
sold two thousand dollars worth of
produce in this way last j'ear.
Will be Absent. As will be seen
by notice elsewhere Mr. and Mrs. Dr.
Robinson started for the Willamette
valley yesterday. The Dr. informs
us that this change is made in the
hopes that it will improve his wife's
health, and as soon as that is fully re
stored they will return. We hope to
fee them back soon.
Remarkable Fecundity. On Mon
day morning Mr. J. R, Cameron found
six of his ewes the mothers' of fifteen
Chew Jackson's Best Sweet Navy
Another wedding in high life is im
minent Carlos Merritt,, of the Ashland "Tid
ings" gave us a call this week.
See what Geo. Stephenson has to say
in another column. He means bus
Max Brentano has commenced bus
iness on his own account at Smith
E. B. Caton and J. Williams have
leased the Waldo hotel, taking charge
on Monday last
Geo. W. Elliot has received most of
his new goods and asks the public to
call and price them.
Miss "Carrie," eldest daughter of C'
C. Beekm n has been selected as May
Queen for to-morrow.
Elder Peterson will preach at the
Mound District School house at 11 a. m.
next Sunday, May 4th. - -
Mrs. Elizabeth Lawrence, sister of
Genl. John E. Ross, died at Burlington,
Iowa, on the 13th inst
J. W. White's residence on Apple
gate was burned to the ground last
week during his absence.
G. W. Lance ond M. Ohara, of
Foots creek, were in town lasi Monday
attending to land matters.
Don't fail to attend Alex Martin's
auction sale on Saturday, May 30th.
Bargains can be had at that time.
The scholars attending the district
school will be allowed a vacation to
morrow to attend the May Day pic nic.
Street Commissioner Young is im
proving our streets and sidewalks un
der the direction of our Board of Trus
tees. Dr. Fred Luy is the latest candidate
for medical honors. He confines his
advertising principally to posters at
Adam Schmidt has just finished seventy-five
new beer keys for the brew
ery at Jerome prarie in Josephine
Foots creek, in this county, has a post
office and Postmaster but no mail route.
Tlie duties of the office are not very
Rev. J. H. Skidmore his taken the
contract for doing the mechanical work
on Abraham's new brick at Roscbu:
B. F. Dowell has gone to Josephine
to attend to some law business at the
term of Circuit Court now being held
Thos. J. Kinney has purchased the
property in which he has lived for some
time past of Thos. Chavner for the
sum of 525.
R. A. Cook, of Foots crpek, started
for Reading last Monday to meet his
son, who has been on a visit to the
K. Kubli and John A. Boyer will
attend the session of the Grand Lodge,
I. 0. O. F., which is to be held at Al
bany on May 20th.
Rev. Father Blanchet will leave for
Goose Lake valley on Monday, May 5th,
to look after the spiritual needs of his
flock in that section.
If any improvement is noticeable in
this issue of the Sentinel it can be at
tributed to the fact that the editor is
absent in Josephine county.
On the 17th Grover introduced in
theienate a bill appropriating 100,000
for the construction of a custom-house
and bonded warehouse in Portland.
Remember the May Day picnic at
Bybee's grove to-morrow. The May
Queen is to be crowned at the Court
House before the line of march is taken
Qtgtnc onmnai contrac-
A mass meeting of the citizen? of
Crescent City and Smith River has
been called for May 1st to consider the
matter of a harbor of refuge and rail
road to this valley.
The stage time was changed on Wed
nesday last so that both now arrive in
daylight The one from the Soufh is
now due at 11 a. si., and the one from
the North at 1 A. m.
The ship Great Republic sold at
auction for 1,280, to Wesley Jackson,
of Portland. The cargo in the vessel
was sold at the same time for 2,500 to
the same purchaser.
Mrs. P. P. Prim has received and
opened out her new stock of ladies'
bats and millinery goods. She has a
very large assortment and can suit all.
Notice her advertisement elsewhere.
We have received a communication
from Big Butte in answer to one from
the same locality published some time
ago, but fail to publish on account of
the many personalities contained there
in. . .. - -,
Dr. Aiken has purchased and will
soon build on the vacant lot next to his
office. It seems therefore that he in
tends remaining with us, and that the
reports of his contemplated removal are
A five year old son of Chas. Thur
man had a finger of his right hand
chopped off by one of his brothers last
Saturday while playing with an axe.
Dr. Aiken dressed the finger and he is
All the local papers of Dundee, N.
Y., pay marked and handsome trib
utes to Benj. B. Beekman, father of
our townsman, Hon. C. C. Beekman,
who died at the age of seventy-six on
the 8 th inst
Produce of all kinds will be taken in
exchange for millinery goods at the
store of Mrs. L W. Berry at cash
prices. She has just received her
Spring and Summer stock all of the
Several young men have joined the
Jacksonville Brass Band recently and
are fast improving under the instruc
tion of their leader, Adam Schmidt
The band now numbers eleven mem
bers. The "Zitherns" at Brooks' are the
sweetest misical instrument in the
world. They are that with which the
Austrian and German lover bewitches
Miis mistress. Go and see
E. P. Pickens has fully recovered
from the injuries received some time
ago by being thrown from a wagon.
Read what he has to say in another
column as Administrator of the estate
of Cyrus H. Pickens, deceased.
The Odd Fellows of this place held
a private celebration among themselves
on Saturday last their sixteenth an
niversary and will soon commence
making preparations for having a pub
lic celebration and ball in August next
A meeting of the base ball players
of this place was held at the Court
House last Saturday and elected officers
for the season. Another meeting is to
be held at the same place on Saturday
next, when the first and second nine
will be selected.
Hon. G. A. Steel, Special Agent of
the Post Office Department, was
in town on Saturday on his way South
to look after mail matters. If you
have any mail troubles and Steel don't
adjust them it is because his attention
is not directed to them.
Our Red Men are anticipating a
splendid time among the big-heaned
folks in Yreka on St Tammany's day,
and some of the vealy ones are already
calculating the number of scalps, with
long silken tresses, will adorn their
belts when they return.
The Jacksonville Brass Band have
New diggings has
on Dutch gulch, a tributary of Briggs'
creek, in Josephine county, and
miners have commenced flocking
in and eating claims.
The Palmer creek company cleaned
up this week and suspended for the
season. We learn that the result
proves the mine to be a valuable one.
Klippel, Hanna & Co. have now
commenced piping in earnest with ex
cellent prospects. This company will
have water during the greater part of
Water has commenced failing in
most all of the mining camps of this
and Josephine county and a clean up
will soon be made. The season has
been a very short one but the returns
promise to be good nevertheless.
AL McKenzie, Superintendent of
the Centennial Mining Co., jt Willow
Springs, will return to Oa!
gon, this week. He
a "Little Giant" whi
turn next Fall to continue
on a larger scale.
The news from Briggs and Silver
creek continues encouraging. A man
from the first mentioned creek arrived
at Grants Pass (yesterday who reports
three hundred men in that locality.
Most of the men have claims, and
ground sluicing has been commenced
in earnest with good prospects.
The Griswold Case. Judge Saw
yer yesterday announced his opinion
in the case of W. C. Griswold, plaintiff
in error, against the United States, re
versing the case and remanding it to
the district court. The points decided
by Judge Sawyer briefly stated are as
follows: In a civil case in which the
right to recover depends on the ques
tion whether the defendant has com
mitted a crime, the crime must be pro
ven beyond a reasonable doubt Sec
ond, the knowledge of an agent will
not charge the principal, when crime
is the subject of inquiry, unless the de
fendant has actual knowledge of the
facts known to the acent The case
was twice tried before Judge Deadv,
the first trial resulting in a disagree
ment of the jury, and the second in a
verdict against Griswold for 35,000.
The reversal of the case by Judge Saw
yer will make other proceedings in the
district court necessary. It is just to
Judge Deady to saythat after a more
lull examination of the case than he
was able to make at the trial hrt con
curred with Judge Sawyer in the sec
ond point made in his decision. "Ore-
gonian," April 23d.
Splendid Team. Mr. Wm. Spang
ler started on Monday for Reading
with the finest team and outfit that ever
left this valley. His team is an eight
horse one, all splendid draught animals,
the wheelers weighing thirty hundred,
and the whole team hold their heads
as if attached to a royal equipage.
The main wagon is a regular prairie
schooner of the most substantial make,
with a trail wagon attached with coup
ling that forces it to track while round
ing a curve. The whole outfit is com
plete in every respect, and is equal to
any we have ever seen in any country.
Mr. Spangler was loaded with ten thous
and iKunds of freight, consisting of
flour, bacon, eggs and grain, ' and was
bound for Reading by way of Weaver-
ville, and will bring back a similar
amount of return freight A few
such enterprising teamsters as Spangler
would place us beyond the want of a
narrow gauge or any other kind of a
Lakeview Mail Routet-No defin
ite arrangements have yet been made
in regard to the carrying of jh& Lake
view mail, as the figure spend by the
Postmaster General is so lMrtiiat it
In SLhapnr. nnd
Editor Sentinel. In tne "Demo
cratic Times" of last week appears a
card from Mr. Jay Beach challenging
me to match the colts of Sir Walter
with those of Altamont for five hun
dred dollars. This proposition is hard
ly fair, as the foals of Altamont are all
from fine mares and those of Sir Walter
are from cold blooded stock. The time,
"one and two years from next fall," is
also too far off to suit me. To satisfy
Mr. Beach and the admirers of Alta
mont I will mike a fairer and more
decisive offer, and one that will save
the trouble of taking Altamont to Reno
this falL I will match Sir Walter
against Altamont on the trotting track
at Yreka in October next for one
thousand dollars, five hundred dollars
forfeit, to be placed in the hands of C.
C' Beekman in Jacksonville by the
first day of June next, the race to be
mile heats, best three in five, and gov
erned by the rules of the National
Trotting Association. This is certain
ly the squarest manner of deciding the
speed qualities and endurance of the
two horses. Respctfully,
Geo. W. Stephenson.
Jacksonville, April 30th, 1879.
Duties of Postal Agent. There
is a misapprehension in the public
mind in regard to the power and du
ties of a Postal Agent Many sup
pose that his authority is supreme and
that he is able, on the shortest notice,
to correct all shortcomings of mail
contractors, postmasters and others
concerned in the transmission of mails
within the bounds of his jurisdiction.
This is a mistake. He is the confiden
tial agent of the Government, and it is
his duty to report all omissions of duty,
by those who are in the postal service,
over which he has authority, to the
Past-office department at Washington,
and before corrections can be made the
regular red tape proceedure has to be
gone through with from head quarters
down to the point where complaint
originates. A Postal Agent is gener
aly held responsible for much more
than is his share of responsibility in
regard to irregularities in the mails.
Real Estate Transactions The
following transactions in real estate
have been recorded since the last issue
of the Sentinel :
Jas. A. Cardwell and wife to John
Williams, premises in Jacksonville.
tfeimderation7 $160 '
O. Weare to John Mattis, 120 acres
in Foot's creek precinct Consideration,
John Williams to Minerva Wil
liams, lot in Jacksonville. Considera
Rhoda TWault to G. H. Aiken, lot
in Jacksonville. Consideration, 400.
F. E. Center to P. J. Ryan 160 acres
land on Dry creek. Consideration, 70.
K. Kubli to Jacob Kubli, 161 acres
land on Applegate. Consideration,
Clinton Scbeifflin to D. N. Birdseye,
43- 100 acres land on Rogue River.
D. N. Birdseye to C. Schiefflin,
18.37 acres land on Rogue River.
Jacksonville Fike Limits. The
following amendment to ordinance No.
66 was passed at the last session of the
Board of Trustees:
That it shall be unlawful for any
person, company or corporation to erect
or construct any wooden building in
that portion of the town of Jacksonville,
known and described as block No. 2
and No. 7, as laid down on the map of
said town, or to alter or change any
wooden building within said blocks so
as to increase the size or height of such
buildi' " "Provided" that nothing in
that oroiuence shall be construed
Tiik Pic Nic To-morrow. The
members of the Jacksonville Brass
Band, under whose charge the May
Day pic nic is held, inform us that
the young folks are to assemble at
the Court House at 9:30 a. m.,
where the procession is to be formed
and the following exercises to take
1. Music by the Band.
2. Address by Andrew Hubble, May
3. Crowning of May Queen.
4. Song by the Maids of Honor,
God Bless the Queen of May.
5. Music by the Band.
The procession will then form and
march through the principal streets to
Bybee's Grove, where an addrees will
be delivered by Robt A. Miller. An
interesting programme has been arran
ged for after dinner, to consist of wheel
barrow races, foot races, etc. for the
boys, and target shooting with bows
and arrows for the school girls, for
which prizes will be offered. The Jack-
rsohville Band will furnish music during
the day and an enjoyable time for the
joung folks is anticipated. E. D.
Foudray will be Marshal of the Day.
"We have just received from Y.
Gray, 117 Post Street, San Fancisco,
an exquisite little ballad entitled
Grandfather's Home." It has tiai
ple heartfelt words, wedded to
a melody that leaves a lasting impres
sion on the hearer; that brings to mind
the good old time songs, "Old oaken
bucket," "Old Kentuckey home,"
"Lily Dale," etc Mr Gray informs us
that his California song, "Where
is Heaven!" has caught the fever
of popularity in the Eastern States;
which means orders from 100 to 500
copies a day. Either of those two
pieces will be mailed on receipt of 35
Agricultural Implements. Al
fred Slocum, representative of the large
and well known firm of Frank Bros, of
Portland, dealers in agricultural im
plements, is now in this place looking
aftr the interests of his firm. Frank
Bros, are agents for Walter A. Wood's
machinery, Chicago Pitts' thresher, and
all of the standard and latest improved
agricultural machinery of the day, and
farmers will do well to examine their
price list Mr. Slocum will only re
rx.aina few days longer before returning
to Roseburg. Reams Bros, are the lo-
Hon. F. Owens, the gentlemanly
agent of the Patrons of Husbandry, of
Douglas county, is making some very
substantial improvements to the
Grange warehouse in this city. When
the present addition is completed it
will have a storage capacity of over
100,000 bushels. The company ex
pects to have use for it the coming
Poor Old Sammy Tilden is still
griped severely because his confederate
friends were unable to bulldose him in
to the Presidency. In a recent letter
to a Democratic saturnalia be vented
his grief pitifully, and insinuated that
his bar'l was not yet exhausted. Sam
my knows how to awaken Democratic
Pasturage. Robt Westrop, owner
of the draft stallion, Turk, has leased
Hall's pasture, adjoining Penniger's
ranch, containing plenty of good feed
and running water, aud will be pre
pared to furnish pasture for 1.50 per
month. The best of care guaranteed.
While coming home from Ashland
last Sunday J. H. Penn had a narrow
escape from having an accident Hi
horse, hitched to a sulky, shyed at
some object in the road and went over
a steep bank just this side of Ashland.
He escaped with a few bruises.
REAM KS In Jacksonville, April I8ib, to
the wife of T. G Rearms, a eon.
PHIPPS-Near Jacksonville, April 23d,
Jostph, son of I. . tnd Catherine Pbipps,
aged about 12 years.
SHOEMAKER-On Gall's creek. April
17th. Emetine, wife of J. Shoemaker,
aged 39 years.
Oreeon papers please copy
Notice to the Public.
THE UNDERSIGNED WILL START FOR
the Willamette valley la a few days
and will be absent from Jacksonville for a
short time. I havs left my accounts Intha
hands of E. B. Aulenrleth, Efq.. for collec
tion, and those knowing themselves Indebt
ed are nqueMed to call upon him and maka
an early settlement.
J. W. ROBINSON, M. D.
Jacksonville, April 22, 1879.
In the matter of ths estate of Cyrus H.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEX
that the undersigned has been, ap-.
pointed by the County -Court of Jackson
county, Oregon, sitting in probte. Admin
istrator of the estate of Cyrus H. Pickens,
All persons indebted to said estate are re
quested to settle the fame immediately, and
those having claims against ihe estate will
present them with the proper vouchers to
me at my residence in Table Rock precinct,
Jackson county, Oregon, within six months
after the first publication ol this notice.
Administrator of Baid estate
Dated, April 26th, 1879.
NEW STATE HOTEL.
C. W. SAVAGE, Prop.,
HAVING AGAIN TAKEN POS.
session of th's saloon, the undersigned
will be pleased to meet his friends and tha
public generally at this o'd and popular re
sort The finest liquors and cigars can al
ways be had at this plan, and the tables are
supplied with all the leading newspapers aad
periodicals of the day.
0. W. SAVAGE.
Mr. P. P. Prim.
9I!m Ella Prim.
NEW MILLINERY STORE
We haTe just receiied new and complete
stock ot Millinery goods, consisting of
. HATS OF ALL STYLES,
Ribbon, Feathers, Flowers,
COLLARS AND CUFFS,
GEXTLEMEXS' AND LADIES'
Call and see them at the building formerly
occupied by Dr. Robinson, on California
MY WIFE. MARIA. HAVING
left my bed and board without any
jmt cause or provocation, I hereby notify
the public that I will cot pay any debts of
Little Applegate. March 26. 1879.
Having placed my accounts in Ihe bands
of C. W Kahler for collection, all thos6 in
dehtrd to me either hy note or book ac
count will call at Mr. Kahler's office at
once and settle np without farther delay
and save costs. MRS A. B1LGER.
The Thoroughbred Trotting