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WEEKLY OREGOn STATES.Afi
CP. C RAND ALL, Proprietor.
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ai ih'wh, eililorlals, cornxiitoiHteBcet nMfel
ny, poclry, etc.,iroiu Til Mail- Stat-
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Hrthel J. If. Hawley
ltriiltrepont J. llnllEii.iheo'l
KrownsvilW'..r....,.jW. R- Kirt
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I. II. Tlav
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W. 1. Hare
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11. A. Johnson
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Mod mi mill.
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S. II. Clauphlon
. V. AVaterlious
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T. V. Crooks
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J D. Taylor
K. S. Swartz
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IHIS. FISKK 6c IIAI.L,"
Offiuk-no. 1, Moore1 Block, Salem,
OK. IMIM:, MOtttt.PATIIIST.
Those PREFF.Rlvt; THTS 5in.n AD
em.-ient melho.1 of treatment will llnil
lr. Paine at hia otfiVe in the Onera Hon.
I'p Stairs. Satnnlav mornincmeilk-al ailric
ami treatment will he driven free of charseto
thoie unable to pav lor the MwUT9 or
physk-lan. C v. ... j itg filAwtf
IR. E. Y. -HASE, ry
BRVTI.T.COL..I.ATESUR(;tOS lT. kI
Vol. HI-e Duibln,s bl.K-k. up stairs. I
jtesiiiem-e, omnieroiai sireii,Miii'iii,tri"on
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Cn.IST ANJ AT-KIST. -1
J CoiiAllliiL'a.f)ierSti)is SiirfreonvYor
all-lasc.nieTaiSrifc le '
TJHY.tJN-DWlU510O,y Oflltie anJ
.a. nesmence on Libert v street, neav tllie
ulte the Congregatlonpl C'liutvh.
Salem, Nov. Wth. 7L ... . 1 , It.
ATTOBNBTA'l.Wand PoBcttors In
Chancer, Albany, Vreptw. L. I I JN N ,
Collections and convejarices promilly at
tended tov , - " " tUwtf
1R. 9i. Ul ltSO, A. -V.,
PHYSICIAN and Snrftoon. Late Assistant
Surgeon U. S. Army. OthYe-Over
Souther's Drug Store, corner of Com
mercial and Slate streets, Saleui,lregnn, with
lr. Richardson. Jtesidenc Cninmercial
Hote!. . . -. Novl7"3lf
G. Ay. LAWSOX.
REAL ESTATE AGENT.
OFFICE in Court House. Salem, Oregon.
- ' - novfciitf rr
Shaving fcaioonf ' --
-- . (Stewart tlock, Commercial Street.)
Hot and old Battaa Alwtay Rently,
Salem. sep tlhn C. FUF.DNER.
TH E HOME H UTTLE
r A VINO F-STABLrSlLED AV AGENCY"
prepared to furnish Machines -at Portland
Pricf. An TUufe C Needle kn hand aad
old atatihlnnaofatl kawdsv We paired n4 MrH
ranted. All the late Improvements attaeneii
to the old style Home Shuttle r theaildi-
liouni urK-eoiavdaoimr. .
Oct. 1st, WTifirn v:
I D AH O O H , i'it.
W. f. PETTTJOIIX, Proprietor.
(Stewart's BrJ. k, CimitnerolaJ st.i
The best of Wir."and Luitinrs." Choice CI
vtrsaiul luuk.vo, afwaya prumiea lurcn.--
3TlV XX. PHICE,
iltf State Klrcet. Salem.
AtTieriCai) ; , EXChang
qriMHYA PERKINS, Proprietors.
rf&i U $wfro. It.e fif-fbf
nt'ln. 1, loii.iiffwii
fri5 The Beat Keutedy ror i'tirif lux
Ihe Bloetl, Strengthening the Neives, I!cJ
storing the lost Apiwtlte, tor, 2 -" i i
FRESE'S HAMBURG TEA.
S- , ' u
IrfsMBelwst preservative azainetal moat anv
i. tiies tfaved tlmelv. Comunaed of herbs
tMytJt-eaas!ie sriveii safely to infants. Fall
fh-ec1ot DM-'na-lioh, French, tierman awl
X Sp!Tilfc. jnli every inckatre. TRT IT!
Xn.' VR?1 M the i
Ha vixo established ax agency rthe Dollv Vardcn organization 01 last
at HerwAlei'. Hookw. 1 'm now! . . "-- , T?0.
"SJlhnnrv's tfrick. cor. Stale ami Litienv St.
has constantly n band Meats ol'nll kinds,
which will I- sold at tho lowest Market
Price., . - , ; .
S00 inn?? TTcgi. fir 1 he Vwise of irtn g,
Oct. 12, lfe7S
v WWwESCk -potrTft.
ruatsojis- wj8n'o to pcbchask
t-oh.rfce Cedar and Ye Fence Posts tma
spring at ehea f will please leave their
.ers.u, FAKBAB BEOS.,
Post office Building, Salem, UrctKW.
Cabruarr 14tu. lsIJ. dawtf
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VOL.22. NO. 16.
THE FITI RE OPPOSITION.
.fc :i ,-i iTi."
journal winch was tlie acknowl
edged leader ot tbe late Democratic-
Liberal coalition, lias, since the elec
tion declared the Democratic party
"broker into fragments." This ex
presses lully the present status of not
only the Democratic party, but tlie en
tire opposition. It was nothing bet
ter, lefore the election, than a badly
oonslomeratctl mass of fragments;
since the election, the affinities which
tlie parts had before, have ceased to
opei-ate and the fragments are scattered
as if repellantly electrified. The op
position to the Republican party is in
a state of chaos. What organized op
position can in the future, be tormed
out of its elements, is a question which
men in all political stations are ask
ing. It is a diflii'iilt question to ans
wer. It does not seem clear that any
well denned and permanently or
ganized national iwirty can he created
to oppose the Republican party in
ls7G. National parties are not worked
up into a condition of efficiency, with
such facility as inust be presupposed by
those who believe in a national oj
position, in the next Presidential con
test. There may be formidable or
ganizations in States or districts, found
ed upon personal or local issues ; but a
gtrotig national organization seems
'i it may be in respect of a Na
tional party, so it may lie in the
several States. Take Oregon, for in
stance: The National Democratic
party having gone to fragments, there
ia nothinir to claim the alleciauce of
the Democrats of Oregon. They will
not feel themselves called upon to join
with, and adhere to, any of the tac
tion wUch may assume to be the
head ot an opposition party. That
will be a matter to be discussed and
agreed upon by the interested partie:
It may result in A'.tagreement as in
tho ixise of tlie. late attempted coali
tiort. As in the pt there have been
disscusions, adverse opinions and re
fusal to co-operate iu "new depar
tares," so in tlie fnture there will be
the same disintegrating influences at
wotkH - Thai . Democracy . of Oregon
will not belong to anj Dotiy, ami iieuce
t. ...m v ' ti.:.,. 1i-
lb Will II' liumui jt.-ru... ...
vided In the last election. Wliat di
vision will be .able to establish its
1 im to rihtfut leadership? Thera
rlaim 10 riuimi le.iui r-iiq. c iiicio
is nothing left lor the late party out
to oppose the Republican party in
i anjr Incidental way that may offer.
Hence, tlie next contest in oregoti
will lie fought on personal and loud
. ' . t T 1 D ..J II
'"tles. iv e snail ram .r ami i aim ,
vnVl'nir in n ivortii'iilar wav sulci v oil
account ot a personal prcterence be
tween men. D, E, F, and the rest
of them will be found working up
tome matterff merely local import and
tyiiW1$k. tefthe-toiichstotie ot
e Wllgt.J i )uTs;ei uiese mat
ters Willie managed, where it is pos
sible to do so, in such manner as to
draw away a part of the strength ofj
tlie Republican party ; for that is tlie
Only way the Latter can be beaten, j
We shall have all over Oregon, a rep- j
etition of the Dolly Vanlen contests
which took place in some of our coun
ties last June. The light which the
Republican party will have to make,
will le with political guerrillasin
OIIC place upon a county mi- ,
nn.t r nnf.11 the iiuestion ot a
tax to build a court house or jail ; in
another, upon a charge against some
former county officer; in another, upon
the proposition to locate a county road,
If we descend to so small a matter
as a city election an election pending
in the city of Salem wc shall liml
this matter illustrated and proven.
Here wc have a contest which the
Democracy 'vehemently affirm is not
S political one ; it is u contest, they
yryiii which is involved only tne
material .interests of the city tlie
lessening ot the taxes ; the economi
cal administration of the city's affairs.
Yet the Independent ticket which
tfiy have presented has made no plat
form, nor any public, authoritative
declaration ot what they arc iu favor
of or what opposed to. It Is a guer
rilla fight, partly to get possession of
i the offices,, and , partly to perpetuate
unticans, an ruer o n ur iwi-ij
iiTthc'iiexfgeiieral election". x ' TW is
the chif f purj)0se of the Democracy
wno'am tlie priricipal smovers and
tackers of the ticket, though tliere are
a few EerktblictJii giving it counten
ance, whd Svonld not, as wc believe,
do so, If rtiey were aware of the pur
' poR of the Deniocratic;lcaders. Let
such,tnquii-e what reform or retrench-
... , .v
VCiit haabecnijrtfpweif fey the Jnue-
4eiWrtittet ; wnat exywiisc
proposp to ctit off thuX tURej)iiblicaiis
Xftai f tliei-eln tlie chai;actef hi the
men proposed for office bj-tlie Inde
pendetits, which gives promis of a
better adininistration than weniayex
ntnrf. it the Renublicaii crmdidates are
AKwH:f3uf ae jmrposeot the leading
rclei fa not Jell to be in
ferreil. or discovered by a .course of
Wasohing; it liavix4iMlexlaretl by
niinW thaw on ot them "Hiat it was
their principal purpose to distract and
divide the Republicans ; and they say
that a Republican defeat in the city
now would insure the county to the
in Wei know
that the tendency would be m that
direction whctlier the result should lie
fully reached or not. In this view of
the case, it seems to us that Republi
cans sltouhl vote together, keep the
party organization intact, especially
since it is undeniable that our ticket
Is In every way the equal of the other
in point of capacity, honesty, and
Not only this, but
are the only. "ones
pledged by anybody in favor of any
THE EI.MTIO IX UllMMirc.
Tlie Secretary ot State received yes
terday the official returns ot Baker
comity, by which it appears the Crant
F.leetors received 2S2 votes; Greeley
Elector 'MS; and 2f) votes were scat
tering for various O'Conor Klectors.
Greeiej 'g plurality, 2(5. - The oflkial
votes of Columbia aud Tillamook, only,
remain to be heard from. ..
The Dallas Republican lias a nearly
two column editorial on ''Autlpiity."
It treats of the .time when tliere was a
Deraomtic-LiberaL party in the Uni
ted States. Anything in relation to
that party might very appropriately be
published under that liead.
The proposition that the Ciovernment
sliall tike possession of tlte telegraphs
of the country, and bring them within
the control of the Post Office Depart
ment, has been agitated somewhat for
the last two or three years ; and we
have seen the opinion expressed by
high authority that the measure will
be soon consummated. We hope so,
most heartily. The rates charged by
the private companies are euonnous
and heavily oppressive upon all class
es. 1 110 telegraph has become to busi
ness and social intercourse such a ne
cessity that it cannot be relinquished.
Its use onght to be brought more near
ly within the means of the common
people. The companies owning theui
are, like other men, desirous of mak
ing tlje most of their property ; ami
they lay on the tariff without mercy.
The (iovernment could opecate the
lines at greatly reduced cost, and could
reduce the present tariffs from fifty to
seventy-five per cent, at once ; and
eventually a still greater per cent.
Speed the time, say we. when the Gov
ernment will move in this most neces
sary reform in tlie matter of public
- A local reporter for a Washington
paper offer consolation and good
Cheer to a man soon to he hanged, by
the information that the gullow
received a bright, new coat of paint"
and that "the drop has lieen arranged
in a better and surer manner''' than on
the last occasion wlieu it was used. If
there is anything that could brighten
the prospect for a to-lie-fhanged man, it
is the information that there is to lie
uo slouching in the exeeufiou.
Joaquin Miller, liaving started for
Europe, turned up in a little while at
Cincinnati, bound for New Orleans to
spend the winter at Cuba. We sliall,
probably, next hear of him on a whal
ing vessel bound for tlie Arizona Dia
mond fields, thence by "spotted charg
er" to Zanzibar to join Dr. Living
Calvin li. McDonald, formerly of the
Salem Unionist, is editing a new even
ing paper iu Oakland called The Torch
light. It is a small, rAtuitons publi
cetion, independent, full of vim, and
devoted to the best interests of the
flourishing city of Oakland, i
Dr. Josiah Curtis and Professor F.
If. Bradley, of the United States Ge
ological Surveying Expedition to the
Yellowstone region of Koiiutry, recent
ly arrived in San Francisco.
The political friends ot ex-Governor
Salomon, in California are urging his
The Washington Territory Legisla
ture has a Democratic majority of 17
on joint ballot fourteen in the House
anil tlu-ee iu the Council.
l'aiufnl Rumors a lit I (Jowtip About
hi Heulth-Inttanity Talked of-
Tliee Storitu I'oiitratlictetl.
.NEW YORK. .Nov. A morning
paper published to-uay a storj current
in newspaper circles for nearly a week
that Horace lireeley is mstne. It
says he is now an inmate of the Asylum
at i hite l'lains. The same paper
publishes an interview with vviutelaw
licid in wliich that gentleman is made
to sav 111 answer to questions that -Mr
Greeley liud been under medical treat
ment "for some time, Reid said
"Greeley, notwithstanding the loss of
sleep and appetite is in general goou
health. He made a request ol re
porters to say Greeley was nervously
nrostrate. There was no good in say
ing more. Greeley has had enough to
worry him, aud what he needs is quiet
and rest. The Express has announced
that Greeley is not fn the very bad
state of health indicated by the story
published this morning, though unable
to be at his post or pei lorin editorial
duty. It discredits statements made,
and hopes soon to see him restored to
New York, Nov. 2.1. The Express
this evening says that the club-rooms
are full, gossip being generally about
Greeley's loss of reason by a paralytic
attack, seeking the asylum at Bloom
ingdale. We discredit them all and
wish soon to see him restored to
health. Mr. Sinclair, publisher of the
Tribune stated to the Express reporter
to-day that air. Greeley's mmd had
not been seriously affected; lie suffered
only nervous prostration. At another
interview he obtained from the office
the statement that they knew nothing
of Mr. Greeley's insanity or of his be
ing placed fn an asylum. He had
been much depressed for some days
and greatly prostrated but when last
heard lroin had sumcientiv recovereu
to be able to eat regularly and converse
with his lriends. Mr. Greelev Is in
need of rest and seclusion from the an-
noyanccs ot visitors or cares of bust-
The Tribune iicople declare the idea
prepostions thaf Greeley is being
treated at the insane asylum. They
admit that he sutlers from a nervous
collapse resulting from loss of sleep'
during lus wile s illness. A marked
change tor the better is expected in a
dav or two. '
I'OTATOE! FOR FEED.
A iaruiera Opinion About the Econ
omy of Potatoes as feed for t ow.
itroni a Marion county farmer's let
ter, wc make the following extract.
His views are worth examination, at
all events: . .
"Tliere Is a large surplus of potatoes
iu Marion ccuniy at presenr, anu me
price is quite low. Rut it is a settled
fact that there is no feed lor milch
cows that will equal the raw ixtatpes.
The How of milk is greatly increased
on that feed, and tho milk i3 extra in
richness. . Kach bushel of potatoes fed
to milk cows is worth in milk and but
ter. "0 cents per binliel.
Thousands of bushels of jiotatoes
can be raised on old Summer tallow, or
foul ground., and tliercbv the lands he
made clean and prepared for Fall or
Spring "rain. Or new sod lauds, if
well harrowed and pulverized, will
produce irootl crops ot potatoes. It is
a fixed fact that potatoes do not ex
haust the land or hinder heavy crojw
of "rain from "rowm" on those land:
Miss Fannie ('arson, of Iowa, is IkI
stored up as a shiuiug example for her
sex. liecau-ie she went into lier tntlier s
liay-tields in the capacity of a Maud
Mailer; Tint, unlike that "much-quoted
maiden, she "raked the meadow, sweet
with liay." until site liad gathered to
gether forty tons. The Memphis Ava
lanche says tins wiH much better than
"foolin around with a rlieumatic old
Daniel . Drew, tlie veteran Wall
street operator, is reported to have
been remarkably lucky in his specula
tions during the last two years, and to
have made during that time seven or
eiirht million dollars. Those pretend
ing to know, say that his estate is now
worth not far from lorty millions, and
that lie ia pressing close on his old-time
im fifl-w million. - '
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THE. CITY ANDXOUNU.
Fnmi Daily of "n'ednextlitif'Xor
HOARD OF Kqi AMZATION.
Tbe Board fully orKnnizetl by Meo
tioi) of a lrelihnt, 1erk, ete.,
Circular to tlie rounty Ronrd of
Eqnnllxalion-"Prearnloii for Ar
Tlie arrival of Col. N. H. Gates, complet
ed the trio of tho Board ot Equalization
aad. Monday, the memlxTS held a mectint;
tor business. The election of cx-(iovcnior
M'lii leaker as '
rUKSIKKNToK THE H'AUll
wm confirmed. Mr. John Walton a eho-
nen clerk, anil IV m. riavae. Measenit' 1.
The Board passed an order directing the
XOTIfV ran GOVHRHlR
if the organization, and readilic', of the
Board to receive anv eninnuiiiication lie
might have to make. Tho next !tep of tlie
Board was to tinier a nupplr of statiiiierv
ami provide iLsclf with
The Moriiinir Herald, tlie V. veiling Ihille-
tin. tlie Morning Oit'Konian and the Week
ly Mercury heiiis the ucWKia rs blessed
witli the approval of the Board, were order-
ed. Yesterday, the Board spent the day in
discussiiiK rules for future proceedings, ex
amining the assessment rolls, etc.
to the county Boards of Equalization was
adopted last wtek, and printetl copies have
been tnrwarded to the several comity clerk.
The followiiia: is a eopy of the text of Uiti
UUiTUtMKN llerewith t mlosed lJease
tind a copy of an act of tlie Legislative
Assembly of this Utato. -To provide for a
ntata noani oi mpiaiizaumt," npproveti
(h.t 25th, 1S72. Under the provisions of
tins act the said Board met and organized
therein provided for. The Board beini;
anxious of availing themselves of any aud
all information which might assist tliem ill
an intelligent discharge of their duties un
der the law, would respectfully call your at
tention to itR provisions, and would invite
information and sn'-rtrestion from you as a
County Board, as individual members
thereof, or as citizens.
While the act herein transmitted is in
tended for your general information touch
ing this snnject, your attention is epocially
called to Sections S and 43 of the same.
We would further request your attention
to the Act of 18ti4, General Laws, uaire C27
of the Code, and to the Act of 1870, page 9,
pamphlet edition of llevemie Laws of this
In order to avail themselves of such use
ful information as you will probablv have it
in yonr power to impart, this Board confi
dently hope you will be able to give the sub
ject matters, herein referred to, yonr early
attention, lour communications mav be
addressed to tho "State Board of Equaliza
tion, at tins place.
HttTT CO! KT.
Bonbaiu, Jutli .Tnettlny, Nov.2llb
- rteeonti iway or tbe Term.
Sumnei v.-' Logan A MoXaughton : de
murrer overruled and time given till to
morrow to answer. .
State vs. McMinuvillo Water Ditch Co :
Tuesday Dec. 3, 1 p. m. set for trial.
t'henv vs. Phem-. divorce : default en
tered and G. W. Lawson appointed referee.
.1. H. Hagiiev et. al. vs. Titns ISmith, in
equity; ). J. Carr. appointed referee iu
place of It. Mallory, absent, and time for
lUKing testimony extended till uec. loth.
M. Fermisim vs. C. A. Fi-rtrii.tiin. ilivorc.---
John Scholeman vs. Mary Selioleman. di
vorce; cause continued on motion of Pl'ff.
M. L. Culver vs. i'onser Smith: ar-
gued on demurrer and submitted.
Al. Levy vs. C. Bajrmioi-e : motion to dis
solve attachment argued and overruled
judgment by-stipulation for Sj'.q aud costs in
i.u,i jk x laiiioii.
Brevmauvs. Cox: decree ot foreclosure
granted for want of answer.
Llizabeth Belhon vs. H. Uelliou : divorce
granted ami Plaintiff's name changed to for
mer name lioe.
Evards A- Link vs. Binet et al. : default
taken against non-resident Defendants.
Walilo vs. vt aldo ; C. U. Curl appointed
guardian ad litem for minor heirs.
is. A. Jack and Allen Dntips, jumrs, ex-
cused for tho ttrm.
tlrand Jury reported two tiue bills and
one "not a true bill.
Tho latter State vs. Newton Goodlow.
Deft disclinigl and sureties exoiu-rat d.
State vs. I hos. McClain : larceny.
State vs. Domiuick Barrow, assault and
battery-: arraigned, pleaded guilty and was
lined 25 anil costs.
Trial jurors all excused till Friday morn
Ihe ( ourt adjourned till !1 A. M. to-mor
A Chinamax MoitAi.i.v Metamohphosep.
-Bill Watkind's musical Chinaman has
met with a change of heart. Helms aban
doned sacred music, and dont even. now.
sing snatches of opera, nor bits of Mother
Goose , nor a " funeral note " nor anything
that can. by any stretch of the imagination,
he called music. He has undergone a mor
al topsy-turvy. From a musical. " moral
and highly instructive " Chinaman he has
become converted into an inveterate thief ;
we might say, a genius of a thief. Heworks
with the other hands with pick or shovel
and works well except when he lias achance
to steal sonietlnng. Let another man lav
down a shovel, our Heathen Chinee goes for
it and swaps, it a smoker lays down his
pipe, he gobbles it. If nobody is watching,
he snatches another man's coat or jacket
and whips it on over his own. Tho other
day lie arrayed himself gorgeously in three
prisoner s jacKeis; ana lie wouiuu Rive
them up till one of the guards stripped him.
He yields to no equal, much less to anv mi- l
deriing. His eccentricities, in the nipping
line, are vastly more amusing than were his
musical performances, but they are open to
objection on the score of economy and per-
naps to criticism trom a moral standpoint.
Thus far, Bro. Watkind s pious conversation
nas tailed to produce any visible impression
upon him. He steals and steals, without
dread of mortal reproof and apparently
witheut fear of the dreadful pit. He is un
questionably the "Boss thief" of the insti
tution, a very prodigy ot a thief whose nice
we may never look upon again.
Fbom Walla Walla. Our fellow-citi
zens, Lanqtson ft Taylor, lately removed
their confectionery business to W alia W alia.
Yesterday Mr. John Tavlor received a letter
from Tommy dated N'ov. 17, from which
we are permiited to take tho following : "I
I am in as good health as I ever was in my
life. The weather is intensely cold and
clear. While I am writing, I can hear the
jingle of the sleigh liells all the time. Tiny
charge 5a an hour tor a cutter ; hut they
are nice. We have not fairly started yet in
business. I xm "liaching." "now. '
I am confident of a good run of hnsiuess
next Spring and Summer."
Personal. Of the attornies attending
Court here this week from abroad we have
met with Cant. Humphrey. Prosecuting At
torney ; P. C. Sullivan and -I. J. Daily, of
Dallas: and i. r. iiowell f Jacksonville.
Our own attoniies are all present, we be
lieve, except Mr. Mallorv, who is still east
of the mountains.
PBF.PAntso fob Next Yeats. The Rfatc
Brick Yard institution is doing a smashing
business, this tine weather. Twenty-one
teams and one hundred and twenty-three
men are employed in getting out clay for
next season's brick-aking operations'. It
w intended, we understand, to get ready for
making four million bricks.
From Daily of TlntmUnj Xof. 2?. ',
Fbox SiLETXGen. Joel Palmer. Indian
Agent at the Siletz Reservation passed
through thin city- yesterday, en route for
Davton, Yamhill "county. He had enme out
to Corvallis to attend the session of the Cir
cuit Court, bringing with him a number of
Indians, witnessed in tlie case oi-Boyio,
charged with themnrder of Too-te-naiJaek,
last summer. '1 ne lieneral lntomis ua mat
tlie Grand Jurv ofr-Benton county ignoretl
tlie bill, anil Boyle was discharged; so, as
far as the prosecution of the case ts concerned
tliere is an end of it. But Gen. Palmer ex
presses grave fears that the trouble eon-
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neciea wiin n win uo enti wi iramj . i no
Indians, of course, think there is no jnstice
done unless they have the blood of the mnr-
derer, or some equivalent, l hey nave neen
clamorous for revenge, and it was writh
much thflicnltv they were restrained -from
nroeeeainir on their own recount, last sum
mer, against Bovle. Thev were finally in
duced to wait patiently for tlie trial of Boyle
bvtlie white men. wow mat ine urami
Jnrv has dismissed the case withont a trial
and bv means of which tlie Imkuwis are ig
norant the latter are htas rvllex, and it is
feared tliere may be further trouble, (.ten.
Palmer will return from Dayton to-day and
hasten liaek to the Keservation. He ex
pects to tind the Indians iu a ferment.
Public Arr.unsoF Salem. lliere was
considerable of a crowd at tlie Oi jera House
last evening, to hear Mr. J. C. Chase, on
the material interests of Salem. We must
say that Mr. Chase is not exactly a polished
speaker he does not pretend to be but in
his homely way he said a good many good
things ; stated some irrefutable facta, and
crave some eood advice. Along with all
tlii however., he aiid many things of a
personal nature which we think he had bet-
I ter left nnaaid.
Hid main idea was correct
that we need more public spirit, more in-
drridn&l enterprise ana newer concenot ao
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P.onlmiu Jitdre-M'eliietot. Xv. 27
- -rbl.rt IMy, . . ,..
i ; " 1 1
A. L, Xidvliii vs. W. T. Wytlie, in equity
change of veime refused, i
Daniel Walilo vs. Dai-id Valdo : defanlt
taken and hind described fn complaint or
dered hoM: - Wm. Waldo appomted Hole
referee to sell tho same; and cause ton
tiuned for report. ; t
js. i'. fliac-K vs.. r 1;. iskeot. al. ; u. w
Lawson appointed gnardian at hu--m for-if
Jacob t,'onser vs. Beaver llosinry Jfan
nfactnrinfj Co ; settled and canse dismissed
at plaintiff cost.-
ivi.'Xi'ntter T. Conser & Smith ; tame
as al)ve. - i .
( iruid jury came into court aud reported
two "lint true bills" iu cases of State vs.
Wyant and State vs. Mettcher. Pcfendinta
wen- discharged from cnstodT.
Coiirt atljonnied till 9 A. ji" Friday.
A new Woolen Mux, Mavbk. We met.
ytterday with Mr. L. E. Pratt formerly
Superintendent of the Sakm Woolen Mills,
who won his way to Linn county in re
sponse to letters from parties who contem
plate the setting in operation of a woolen
factory at some point in Linn county. Tlie
mill at Brownsville lias not been running
for a long time, tho machinery having lieen
removed at some stage of the" former finan
cial troubles of the company. There are
now propositions coming from Brownsville,
Lebanon and Albany, to revive the enterprise
at one or another of these points. Mr.
Pratt's visit is made for the purpose of hold
ing a general consultation with the interest
ed parties, to determine what can be done.
We sliall 1 glad to hear that our neighbors
haw decided to resume tlie manufacturing
business. Everything of that sort will help
the vtmtA rr. s . '
)KCANIZATJOJt O A LlTEEABT SoCIETV."
Several yininsr gentlemen of Salem, met at
tlie Library Itooni last evening and took the
preliminary step for the organization of a
Literary "Society. A committee was
apiHiintetl to rcjxirt a constitution and
by-laws : and it was resolved to
meet again Friday evening Nov. 29th, for
the purpose of discussing tlie followimg res
olution: "Resolved that the contract le
tween the city of Salem and the Salem Wa
ter Co. onght to be rescinded." Wm. Wal
do and Syl Simpson were appointed leaders
on either side. The meeting forpermanent
organization will bo held next Wednesday
evening. An pportunity for persons desir
ing memliership, to join," will he given dur
ing the week.
Siiadk. Mr. Bush aud tw o, or three other
laborors Iiiao been engaged tlie past two or
threedays in planting rows of maple trees in
front of the ChemekeU Hotel, along Com
mercial and Ferry streets. Some of these
days, the guests may sit under the nmbra-geims-ness
snrroumlmg tle Chemeketa. and
pick their teeth or smoke tbe fragrant Hava
na, miseared by the dog-day sun. Its com
fortable to think of even in" the distant pros
pect. Gone from ora Gaze Mr. Frank E.
Hodgkin, whilom our local reporter, has
gone from onr gaze. He went to Portland,
yesterday, where he will probably remain
through the winter, oscillating occasionally
back to Salem. Our readers will probablv
hear from him, now and then. Frank left
"some distant friends of mine friends of
mine friends of ininc," at Salem.
Si washes.-There were more Siwaslies
than anything else at the Court House last
evening when we called there. Upou in
quiry wo found tliev were present In the
ease of tlie State vs. Wapato Dave, charged
with the MANglaughter, or aomething of
that kind, of a squaw, last summer. . Thev
are from the Grand Bonds Reservation.-
Coai. and Iuox. J. B. Dovle, of Sari
Francisco, advertises in the 8tatesjuv, oxil
and iron fur fonndrymen, blacksmiths and
carriage-makers. We have little doubt that
lie can and will offer better bargains than
any of the dealers who don't advertise.
Found. A carpenter's tape line one of
the grindstone fellows, with a crank to it.
The owner can get it by calling at this office
and making us believg. that it belongs to
him. " - :
I AM A I, BREVITIES!.
Mr. David Kewsom offers yew and cedar
fence-posts for sale. See advertisement.
An Oregon, Citv girl exclaimed when she
saw a Thomas feline elevate his back : "Old
wouldn't ho make a lovely bustle 2"
A constant dropping will wear out a rook.
Keep dropping your advertisements on the
public and they will soon melt under it like
r--ek salt. . ... ,-.!- ....
Wotild'nt it be a good idea to organize an
Anti-Borrowing Soeiety-in Salem? Thore
would Is- such a saving af books, postage
Htanqw. tobacco, etc.' 4 ;
Kverybody says there's nothing new from
the country. We believe it. It is '-established
out of the mouths of many witnesses,"
who are attending court here.
The newspapers of tlie country are urged
to warn advertisers tluvt postmasters are for
bidden by law to deliver letters addressed to
initials or tictitious names, unless sent to
the care of some responsible person.
A sister of Fanny Fern died recently
iu Columbus. O.
D'Aubigne's daughter-in-law is a
New York milliner.
Kalamazoo girls call themselves
Nymphs of Diana."
Mrs. Colfax is quite well again, after
an illness of seven weeks.
New York ladies carry $.10 traveling
bags made from alligator skins.
Fanny Fein, in lier school days, toie
the leaves out of her "Euclid" to curl
her hair with. -
Gail Hamilton says in her new book
that woman does not want any oppor
tunities, but qualities. -.. ' ,
Titusville has several lady poker
players that were ittvei1iiWeV out ol
a game in their lives. '
Sixty-five new colors in dress mate
rials have been uitroduced to the no
tice of tho feminine world this Fnll.
Ladies and gentlemen promenading
together of afternoons this Fall aw com
manded by fashion to xvaik arm in
arm. j ... 'f " ; .;
Yotmi?ladics are" now Wearing their
sah ribltoim tted on the' risht side of
the waist, instead ol the back, ashere-tolore-
: ; -i-;i 1 u
A woman in RiilnerlTii-d. N- ('..' lias
1 teen fined for the heinous, offense of
calling tlie Citv Marshal! "Old Pewter
Butons.". ,. ,; , '
Tho latest reason given fiiri advising l
woman to spend : Jier fime';iver lier i
dress is that jt develope ihe Jrirtistk" f
ilClllty. ! ;'Jj tt:-!J .!. ,w ta'.- .-
Of a kdv at tiii?. L(ao 'ai'iHrlhir ''J
cannot sing tlH-.tolJ souijs' ! a '. '.taitr-year
eiyou ri ii".rv:;.;
Thn' first e-vcWirlst SM'til1 W A tlleri-
can belle on eriteriii' thk catheVlrfil t
Milan was '.' " Oh.-Triiai'a tnirtl-eh to et
married in."' ' JJ'l'i-( -
-. .vr.v. tarn jtiy- I.-.- -
-A rrtisty -oilj jirit-iielort says. jLlial
Adam's wile was .tilled tre JjAtsinse
wlien s lie apjiearod, ihjiii happiness
was ura lug to a -osjb. i "i .
X Miss Mot-gait of N'ctwR Wlv.
niece of ex-'lioveriior- and :ex-Initel
States Senator KID.' Morgan-, iseretlit
ed witlf the feat' of liivingtptifred
General Phil. Sherftctn; - Wedding ere
lone.""'-'--- -I -.'; ' ! - -
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tlutoffoi-ty-five-Hppliciiiits who were
recently examined in Washington for
tirst-clas.s cJ jrjrtljip.s, jia JLhc 't'reasury
Iiepattmeiit. llie leiVtkHt'iil ciind'i
dwtes ttousiMtnl qfnix, vvotpeit "d four
men. .3(A t -?.-...'-,-!
, A -NewlwrytHTt woui:iii lately lie
came tlie liappr niother of trijilets.
one of which lia. hl.iuJc hair, one red
and the otlier white. She wont have
to tie pieces ot liblwu on tliem to know
tliem apart. Tim e cheers for the ml.
white ami black.
All elegant fool, ami a first-class can
didate for hot brimstone, stole a wreath
ot flowers from a maiden's tombstone
in Greenwood Cemetery a tew days
since, and hung a garland of live toads
strung together with a cord in place ot
the flowers. How is that for Rwet re
venge ? j
In Marseilles recently it young girl
named Irma Gras, a very liandsome
brunette, assasinated lier lover because
lie refused to buy her a gold watch.
To tlie general astonishment of Die
Court aud audience, tne jury acquitted
her. Extenuating dmim&ances.
'' From Daily of II Woe toy -Yor, 2".
..triie Portland Academy ojx-ned it winter
term Monday, with a large attendance of
BThe stag between Baker City and I'tiia
ulla aud Boise Citv have lately been de
layed on account of had traveling.
The Northern Pacific liailmad surveying
P? - fn Q" eM onthewmth side of tlie
Columbia, have gone into winter
at Kant Portland.
'Workmen have been engaged tbe ast few
week in clearing tlie obstructions of- the
PpptT C-olnmhia in the portion contracted
for by Mr. Montgomery.
l"arties"iii Portland are negotiating for
the pnrcliana of a good brig or schooner ill
Kan Francinco, with a view of placing her
Iiermanently npon tin- ronto between that
city and Victoria.
Tlie snow is rapidly disappearing from
tlie upper country. aiid tbe boats of the O,
K-. N. Co. are maliing regular trips on the
L'ppcr Columbia, tliere ln-ing no ice of any
consequence in tlie river.
Tlie price of cattle in 1'iuatilla has re
cently lieen materially reduced, owing to
importations of Texas cattle. One man has
6,0110 head in the county and a large land
ou the way. which will winter iu I'tah-and
come on through in the spi ing.
Tlie famous Wraslin' Ji- Tlsmias suits
for possession of the Carol Iter' estate have
been finally settled on a oniprouiise, and
all Cases now pending in the Courts were
dismissed Monday. The sole ownership
and title passes to the South Portland Real
The Bedrock Democrat of tlie 20th says
tlie weather at Baker City for the past ten
days has lieen very cold, aiid tlie snow that
had fallen still lays on the ground, and
there is no appearance of its going tiff for
sometime. This fall has lieen an extraor
dinary one for Eastern Oregon. ,
. Tlie Bulletin of Monday says : "Tlie
brig Orient is to-day lying "at tlie Oregon A
California Railroad Company's wharf. East
Portland, preparing to disc'liarge anotlier
locomotive of the largest class, which ar
rived yesterday from tlie F.ast via I'acitic
Kailway to San Francisco. The name
which has been given the new locomotive is
From Daily of Thursihiy Vo
Portland has three professionaf
The East Portland and Silverton plank
road is nndergoing repairs.
The Portland authorities are prosecuting
saloon keepers for keeping their places of
business ojien on Sunday.
The law students of Portland have
formed a Law Association, with a judge,
which his name it is O. P. Mason.
The liquor dealers of Portland are about
to organize an association for mutual aid.
protection, and mental moral and religions
The w heat market at Portland was re
ported yesterday as exhibiting a "little
more animation" at tlie old price.
The man, Dowlan, arrested at Oregon
flity on suspicion of indeniharizing the
wisileii factory, was acquitted, then; being
Iio evidence against him.
' Dnlea to Nov. S3 and 26.
Tlie hore malady is abating in ( 'hi-
President Grant lias pardoned ltcti-
ben Young, an Alabama Kn Mux.
. A new organization has been made
in Ncy York to supercede the Com
mittee ot 70. .
' The estimate- expend of the iov
ernment tor the next year will be
about the same as Iieretotore.
Stanley was the recipient of a grand
reception and banquet at New York,
oil tlie evening ot tlie . 2.1th, from the
The Mexican Claim Commission es
timate that the Americans on tlie bor
der have lost 10.000,000 worth of
property in the last few years.
' Paymaster Geo. Mead, U. S. N..
died at Mare Island Nov. 2(5th. He
was a universal favorite among his
brother officers and citizens generally.
The revenue fraud case against
William Wall & Co. in Boston lias
beeu compromised by that firm pitying
into the United States Treasury the
sum ot 1400,000.
Dispatches from all points describe
the gales in the English Channel on
Saturday List as terrific. Many ves
sels were wrecked, and the loss of life
The Geographical societies of Berlin
have given their approval to the plan
for the methodical exploration of
Africa. A committee to carry out the
purpose is forming.
It is reortetl that election
frauds have lieen detected in Louisi
ana which will result in giving tlie
electoral vote of that State to ('rant
instead of Greeley.
A special from Ixmdon says tlie
Kliedive's expedition consists of 5,000
men, commanded by Purdy Bey, and
goes to Zanziliar in transiiorts, with
the intention of joining Dr. Living
stone, and co-operating with him, if
agreeable ; otherwise to act independ
ently hi solving tlie sources ol the
Nile, under Egyptian colors.
AU FORMA DISPATCHES.
I'ir Eoand Oead-Mitrkle A
ln Out!-- npon a Child.
San Francisco, Nov. 24. A fire
this morning on Reale street destroyed
John M. Farren's wagon shop, and
Galardotfe Co's. junk "and oil store.
Loss aliotit 1 15, 000. Insurance on
Farren's property Srti,."i00. An old man
named Joe ( 'lark, was smothered to
Tlie body of W. II. Trainer was
found near Lone Mountain. He had
Maggie Kenny, committed suicide
Saturday afternoon by taking poison.
Slie had quarreled with a sister with
whom she wan living on Folsom street.
Deceased was aliout 10 years of age.
San Kafakl, Nov. 21. A horrible
act was committed in thiseitya few
nights since; A young man about 22
years of age. a painter by trade, enter
ed tlie residence ol one of the mit re
spected citizens of the place during ihe
iihsonce of the rciiU and outraged
and crippled llit-ir daughter not yet five
years of age, it was not louini out until
next - morning wlien tlie little eiil's
motlier discovered tho tact. . Tlie girl
then informetl her mother of tfie-par-j
ticnlars. lheaiiair nas causeei great
excitement and it is hoped that the
fiend will be lynched. He luis been ar
rested and is guarded in the town pris
on.. He pleaded guilty to tlie, charge
when, arrested. and examined and is
held to answer lrefore the- grand jury.
Groups of men are talking of tlie a Hair
on the streets and threat are made to
lynch the prisoner to save I rouble and
time of trying him.
MKi. MWTHwOBTirs NEW NOV I I.
The Aktist's Lovk: asdOtheb Stories.
By Mrs. D. F.. N. Sonthworth. and lier sis
ter, Mrs. Francis llenshaw Baden, will lie
published in fi-w davs bv T. B. Peterson
A- Brothers, Philadelphia. Pa. "The Ar
tist's Love ; and Other Stories." will be is
sued in a large duodecimo volnnie. nniforra
with Mrs. Sonthworth' other works, and
sold bv all BisikseUtrs at SI 75 in cloth, or
SI 50 in naiMX cover : or copies will be sent
by mail, post-paid, by the publishers, on re
ceipt of price. All of Mrs. Sonthworth
thirtv-flie books are put up in nest box,
cloth, full gilt backs. Ac. i'rw-o till .
The following book liave jiutt hivn pul
lislied bv tiii" house, and are spoken of very
liiglilv:" "Tlie Outcast: and oilier Poems,
by tlie author of Beautiful Snow." "The
I Lawrence Speaker." Imns a selection of
Literary Gems for Selmnln and lYivau
Study. ."Within tlss Maw. by Mrs. Henry
Wood. -Wdd Oats Sown AhntU' by T. B.
Winner, a st-rioi of Spicy F-unpraa I'ritaui
Letters from tlie Portfolio of a (jrath-mait
of Leisure. "My Hem." capital KiiKlisli
love story. "A Lmielv Life." It a new
writer. -Borne and Papa.-y." from the
French of La Gatttna. -with" a hff of the
present Pop I and a tww editum of JV-an-tiful
Huow." with haudaoOM illu.trau.ni.
"Boy," said aii-iILtrfnpert'dv- old
maid to a noisy lad, "what are yon
hollerin' for when I am going by "
"Humph!" returned tlie boy, "what
are yon going by for when I'm hol-
m et: is; the opera.
Lucca I'reatlnirnsleniMitlon An Hon.
tit Countryman Alarmed. -
. New York correspondent savs :
Pauline Lucca created a genuine sen
sation tlie other eveninji in "Fra
Diavolo." She represents Zcrlina in
n very natural and piquant way, ac
cording to her own notions not those
of any of lier lyric predecessors or co
temporaries. You remember the scene
of the bed-chamtier, in wliich tho herc
ine stands singing before her mirror
and disrobes for the night a scene
that the severe Mendelssohn declared
lie never could liave wriLlen. 'Auber,
a Frenchman, must have t;iUen partic
ular delight iu it. because, tltere is sug
gested by it no little ambiguity of what
is to conic next. Lucca' seemed de
sirous of making the pissage emphat
ic by transporting her dressing table
to the front of the stage, and coming
lorward to prepare himself for her
couch. In the audience was a plain
and honest country geiit'euiau. ou his
first vi-it to tlie opera with his wife,
lie had told her much of the sins
and iniquities of the great city, but
until ho hail entered tin Academy that
night he had no idea of an tqiera. and
consequently felt the deejK-.-t interest
in its progress. When Zcrlina had re
moved her bracelets, taken down her
hair and put off lier bodice, the simple-minded
rustic, who had watched
lier eagcrly.revealed tlie liveliest symp
toms of apprehension, not to say dis
gust. He looked aroung evidently
surprised that tin' elegantly dressed
ladies still kept llieir seats. Then,
rising, lie said to his consort, "Well,
Mary, we'll better get out of this.
This may by all right lor tlie city
folks, but it's iio place for us. I never
seen tlie opera liefore, and I don't
want to see it again, lean stand al
most anything, but when it etmies to a
woman 'undrcssin' herself before the
ptilillc, yon can count me out. Come
along. Mary ; wc may be green, but.
by cracky," we are decent, anyhow."
So speaking, and with indignant
glance at the high-bred indilVerentists
around htm, lie and his sjioiise depart
ed in anger and confusion. If he had
but tarried a few minutes longer lie
would have discovered the scene to tie
harmless, though 1 must confess it has
always seemed to me a trifle too sug
gestive ; nor do I wonder that a man
or woman w ho has never witnessed an
opera should fall into such an error,
as the plain gentleman from Schoharie.
There is a evidently a little rowdyLsli
ncss -in Lucca's composition. She
seemed, the other evening, to relish
the sensation she created 'by italicis
ing, so to speak, the lied-diamber of
Fra Diavolo. She enjoys. 1 should
judge, treading on the edge of deco
rum, but she does it with a grace and
vivacity that make you forget tliat de
corum has anything to do with her
cliarming, though sometimes rather in
delicate, mode of representation.
THE OKKUOV CITY TIRE.
A Corrected Kslluiate ol I lie Iiowww.
The Bulletin of Monday in its Com
mercial" article, says :
"From a gentleman in this city,
who went to Oregon City to ascertain
personally the loss in the late fire at
Uiat place, we learn that the loss will
not exceed $00,000. and tliat the
property was covered by insurance to
tlie amount of $77,500. He informs
us that a "entlenian in Oregon Citv
stands ready to repair the building for !
$10,000 ; that the finished and un- j
finished goods in the building, at the
time of tlie lire, did not amount, in i
value, to over '!-20.(XtO ; and that $50,
000 or f-('0,00n will cover the los of
machinery. If, li-om what we know
personally, the building cau be rebuilt
or repaired for $10,000 then $!X).000 is
an outside figure for the loss sustained.
It is well known that the demand for
the Oregon City Goods took all man
ufactured, and it was impossible to
keep a stock on hand at the factory
that $20,000 is not a low ligpre.
Wlicre tlie loss falls heaviest is in the
stoppage of the laetory, for .it lessens
onr exportations and also throws out
of employment a large number of
hands besides lessening tlie number
of disbursements. From tiie well
known energy of the owners wc pre
dict that the factory will lie in run
ning order within a short time and
that the machinery which will lie put
in . will lie superior to any in use on
the coast. We are firmly convinced
of this one fact that any man or
set of men commencing business as
did the proprietors of the ( Iregoii ( ity
Woolen Mills, from the "lied-rock,"
and accumulating by energy and con
siderable enterprise as much wealth as
they, will not be put back by any
drawback particularly when the loss
sustained by each will be so light.
Since writing tlie above we learn
that, the machinery bv lots, additions,
etc., cost from $30,000 to Sim. 000. and
that the amount lossed by the Com
pany, over and aliove insurance,
amounted to about $40,000.'
CiEORUE IK AX IS THAI V
A wild Nashville man thus writes
up this singular fellow : "Those who
liave not seen him. ask what he is like.
He is like everything. He's a simoon
from India ; a gentle zephyr trom the
downs of levon ; a whirlpool off the
coast of Norway an eddy in a New
England trout brook ; a tornado from
the plains of Texas a soothing, sum
mer breeze from the hop-yards of Min
nesota; an incarnate denunciation a
' merciless sweeping Iconoclast : a miser
in praise a prodigal in abuse ; a mod
ern reversed atlas, who stands on. in
stead of carrying the world ; an over
powering egotist, without vanity : the
very lightuiiig-hug of possible reforma
tions ; the modern Hercules, who m
dcrtakes the job of cleaning the Au
gean Ktablcs of society, government.
religion, morals Inws, physic, educa
tionEverything. He's, the credit
Mobilier; the credit financier: the
pro-qioctivc sextillionaire tlie next
President of t lie I'nited States: the
embodiment of internal ional ; a huge
syndicate: a Uasr traveler, who lias
seen this little world, and who aspires
.... : M. ...lid.u,..,
i j.iiuii ott-r isuutiti iimi .iiittT-iii-
planets. Hu'ilhc chatn-ligfitiiingora-
tor of the new dispensation: he's the
reeUlesa bull in the China sliopotth
world; he's a Roclielort 'on a large
scale: a little Commune all by him
self; he's a self-winding machine,
continually throwing off pyrotechnic.
and scattering them broadcast over the
,'",.t.l . 1 1 ' . ., l,.mnn r.i. .,,,,1 nuliu
vim , tit; 9 n ittiiii.ui IIIU..1-1 aini iinr-
er mowing down in bis imagination;
follies and errors, blunders and iniqui
ties and reapiii;! all the lame tliat
conies from -the' improvements time j
works in its natural course; be Is in !
ftct Train, find nothing hut Train:'
the only Train, who.- wlien dead, can I
never have an imitator."
An Oregon Hranetn mf Uie California !
, Mutual, , Onraulxetl and lueoruo-j
; (From Ihe Oregoulau Nov. i-i.
( Article ot incorporation have lieen
filed in tlte oilier of the Secretary ofj
Stale, and Count j'Clerkol Multnomah ;
county, for tlie creaf ion and establish -
inetit of a branch department In Ore
gon, of tlie California Miitnnl Life In
wiraiMt;Coni)any. TIh- followiiiggen
tlemeii constitute tlie District l'-reinl:
W. S. IjoIiI. W. I.. ll.U-ev. J. A.
Walsey, Hamilton Bvd, J. R. I'arislu
W. H. Ellinger, F. A. llaiieroit, and
Win. B. CanUvell. A meeting Mas
held by I lie P-oard on the 2;d inst., at
w hich tin? follow lug olliivrs were cho
sen: Presltleuf. W. S. Ladd: 'ice Pres
hletit, W. I ilalsey; St-rctary. J. A.
W.i viand. Tlie duties of the Board
will be to procure reliable information
to tlie standing ami waiiUlioii ot the j
vvtniwiij ui tuncv noitiers auu lire
public, and also to iti-iei-vlse tlte loan
ing of all money received for policies
in tbi State. It U Uie intention of tlie
(ompicy to oorniueiioe businej at
per Annum in Advance
LETTERS ntOH THE PEOPLE. '
Curry rounty Mine tbe Election
- Islalatlon for the fcouthweatern
part of tne Mate Tlie Proposed
, 111 eak water-IU Xeeeaaity.
"Eu.i-usrn. KO, Oregon, Nov. 1S1S72,
El. Statesman: The excitement
ot Ihe late Presidential election
is fast dying away in our coun
ty, and iteniocrats are falling back
Intojtlieir beaten paths anathematizing
Greeley, and cursin" tlie blind policy
of sore-headed iiolitieians who sought
to win a Presidential contest by surren
dering their party to their worst ene
my, the most radical, erratic, and un
relenting agitator in the I'nited States.
Never was a candidate beaten so bad
ly; and never was a party left in a
more disastrous and humiliating condi
tion. .Tlie Democratic party lias not
even the consolation left of claiming
its defeated candidate; but it sees him
stepping back into his old shoes, re
suming control of tlie Tribune, aud
pledging the rest of his lite to the advo
cacy of measures, with which Democ
racy has urged eternal warfare. We
trust that the Chapaqua Sage, and his
'motley satelites liayc learned, that self
constituted greatness does not dazzle
the American people, who are as yet
the proper judges of personal merit,
and do not so readily forget their he
roes as to swap them oft lor vascillat
ing politicians whose platforms are
catchwords and whose principles are
.shadows reflected by their superiors.
LF.filsi.ATION FOB CTTUllY OOCXTV T1IK
The citizens of our county, irrespec
tive of party, feel grateful to our leg
islators for the prompt and lilieral
ineasuees they instituted in our behalf,
and iu beletlf of tho iuterests ot the en
tire State. Curry county is so small iu
population, that our legislators have,
hitherto, overlooked its interests; and
the last legislature Is the first that ever
jiassed an act directly in our favor.
Of the Memorial tliat passed, we
would call the attention of the press of
onr State, and of the entire Pacific
coast, especially to that "Prayitig Con
gres to grant an appropriation for tlie
construction of a Breakwater at Port
Orford." This is not a mere local.
nora State measure; but one of nation
al importance, indispensable to the pro
tection of this coast iu time of war,
ami absolutely necessary . as a naval
station, But I have not room in an ar
ticle ot usual length to dwell upon its
merits which are self-evident to any
man cognizant of its geography, and
of the wants of this coast. Before any
one opposes this measure, I would say,
take down your map, examine tlie
coast from the Columbia to tlie Sacra
mento river, and you will see, if yon
are not ignorant 'of navigation, that
there is not. in all that distance, a sin
gle harbor to protect on r. ships in win
ter months. . Do you say tiiut our com
merce does not need one ? You have
forgotten tin; number of vessels, and'
lives, and wealth lost on this coast last
winter. Consult the surveys ask the
opinions of onr const Captains, and
you will learu that Port Oi-foitl Is the
bet summer hariior on the coast: is
situated halt way between the mouths
of our two principal rivers; lialjT way
between onr two commercial cities
San Francisco and Portland; has the
proiier depth ot water, with abundant
material, so convenient that skillful en
gineers have estimated that on-e million
dollars will build all tliat is required
for the next half century.
A Reapon to Hie Klalc.iii:iii on
WooiBL'KN. Oregon, N ov. i.!, 1872.
Ei. Statesman: I see in the States
man of tlie 10th inst.. that you have
suggested to the tanners tlie idea of
forming themselves into clubs for the.
protection of their interest. I think the
ideaagood one. if this could lie done
with any degree of success. You .say,
the speculator often takes t he farmer on
the hip; yes, not only takes him on the
hip, but often takes the farmer by the
throat and coniHls him to pungle his
wheat and oats for just what the spec
ulator sees fit to give him. But how is
the farmer to lully guard himself
against this ? Shall the farmers organ
ize themselves into clulx, and agree
upou a price at which they will sell
their surplus produce? I think it
would be a good idea, at least, for them
to form themselves into clubs and hold
stateoT meetings, aud discuss all subjets
connected with farming, and where
and at what price to sell their produce.
It must lie given up by all of us. tliat
farming in Oregon is yet in its infancy.
The farming utensils will probably
compare favorably with those ol the
older States but the farmer has not
yet reduced his business to science.
Every one appears to be going it
Mind, thinking he knows more about
the business than his neighbor does.
I'ntil there is some concert of action
between tlie formers of this valley,
every one may calculate ou paddling
his own canoe through the mud, with
but very little sum's.?.
Fanners, wake up ! You are the
only lords of the land : you hold the
key in your own hands that will tin,
lock the way to your future greatness
if you will but use it. Fakmki:.
HECOl M1VT I1KIXK W IXE.
Tliat was a noble youth who,, on be
ing urged to take wine at the table of
a famous statesman iu .Washington,
had the moral courage to refuse. lie
was a poor young man. just, beginning
tlie struggle of life. 1 le brought letters
to the great statesman, who kindly in
vited liim home to dinner.
"Not take a glass of wine? "said
the great statesman, in wonderment
Not one single glass, of wine ? "
echoed the statesman's lieautiful and
fascinating wite, as she arose, glass in
hand, and witha grace that would have
charmed an anchorite, endeavored to
presa it upon hina. -
"No," said the heroic --youth reso
lutely, gently repelling Ihe piotTercd
What a picture of moral grandenr
watliar: A noor. friendless vonth
mat : A
: rinsing wine at tlie tabic of n wealthy
:tnl anions statesmaiL cven.thouah
offered by the fair hands of a lieautiful
lady. " " - ;
"No," said tlie noble voting man,
and his voice trembled a little and his
cheek flushed. "I never driuk , wine,
but ;here he straightened himself lip
and his words grew firmer' -It you've
I got a little good old rye whisky, I don't
t . 1 . . I . '. . . . . . . ! 1 . ,
f iiutiu try Ul SUlltvr 7 s ;. -j-. j ;
IrrTERS FROM TKK FAXWER4.'.
A Ward of Eiiconrnrcuient to" the
j '-Ma twuMltn""- Tlte Important- ol a
i liorouuli I ntlermUtiitiiu ilt-lweeii
! I lie t 'nrtiiera.
Pl.KASAXT llll.U )
Nov. 2.1th, ls;-.
Eihtoi: Statesman: Please find
enclosed three dollar and fifty cents
for the Statksman another -year.
Your advocacy of the f irmers" interest
induces me to subscribe lor your jia
ixt. and I believe the ftrm'ni" cotn-
I -minify should assist yon in making
i the Statf.s-iIan the most useful nancr
in ,()rejon. Your idea in regard to!
tlie'ls-iietil to lie derived from tlie or-'
ganizatinn of fimiers' clubs u entirety j
1 iwrect. I he good efieefs of such
ganization inn course of a few years
'would In- wotidcifiil. doubling" the
average yield o gram to the acre j
and also doubling ihe market price.
Fanners have it in their ower to get '
$1 ier busliel 6n- tlieir wheat, hut tlK-y
do uot do it for the lack of system in
farming as well as the want of general
information in regnrd to the markets
abroad. They, alintili lie Ihomiighly
conversant with the state of (he crops
in the deficient sections of the country
so tliat in case of a large surplus, tliey
mlght be able to bold on for a time,
ami liave something to sell wlien tliere
id a margin for profit. ,'
' A Fabm:k.
i Hepworth iiixon, tho English wri
ter, has been created by tlie Emperor
William a Knight of the. Royal circle.
".' i Coincidence. J
u 'ConNiNu, t'. T., IToVembcr !4.-I
arrived here recently and took, up my
.quarters at the Dickinsoullouse. , Af
ter I had removed the marks of travel
I went down stairs, and strolled a boot. .'
the hotel with my cigar. ioSoon I -ofy .
Served a tail, venerable.-, gentleman,"
carefully dressed, walking up arid''
down, smoking a cfgar and 8wfaginga
gold-headed cane. Leaning against f .j
the clerk's counter was a toll, thiu, sal-, ( .
low-laced man, with blonde hair and.
moustache, an j also smoking a cigar. '
This gentleman had already been
pointed out to me as Mr. Cole, a lead
in" politician of the country. . , .
: By and by, I observed the old gentle
man pause and look at Mr. Cole very '
closely. Mr. Cole raised his mild blue
eye, and gazexl dreamily ab the old
gentleman. Presently the latter step
ped toward Mr. Cole, and sail In a
yery courteous manner : Excuse me,
sir, but I think I've seen vou before."
"Very likely,", Mr.'.. Cole replied,
"I've been there frequently." .
"Ha, ha. ha!" laughed ihe old gen
tleman. "That's vciy good. But
really 1 think I've met you somwhere
"It is not improliable," was Sir.
Cole's reply. "At all events"' hecon
tinucd. with a twinkle in his blue
eyes, "tliere s no reason why we
should'nt know each other now."
"Tliat "s so," said the old gentleman,
and here's my liand."
Mr. Cole took the hand very care
fully into his, worked it up and" down
once or twice, and then restored it to
the old gentleman. This sce'med to
iutrodtu'e them'.and they got to talking.
As I had nothing "else to do, I
smoked my cigar and watclied tliem.
Presently, after walking up and down .
the passage, . they came and stood so ,
near to where I was that I could not "
but overhear all that passed.
"Now look at me, sir," said the old
gentleman, straightening himself up,
and putting his cane auder his arm
with a flourish.
Mr. Cole looked at, him as he desired.
"How old do you take metobe, sir,"
the venerable man asked with his head
on one side.
"Over twenty-five,'" Mr. Cole an
swered, after having apparanl ly con
sidered him attentively for a few mo
ments. "Over sixty, sir," the old gentle
man said, cutting it up into syllables,
and placing his right forefinger some
where on Mr. Cole's waistcoat. "And
what do yon think?" he added.
Mr. Cole threw himself into a
thoughtful attitude, but said nothing.
"What do you think, sir?" the ven
erable man went ou. "I was married
'So was l!" exclaimed Mr. Cole,
The venerable gentleman seized Mr.
Cole's liaud and shook it like a small
" "How remarkable!" he went on :
"only to f lunk both married last Tues
day i" And he kept on sqneMing Mr.
Coles laud and shaking it with the
energy of an earlv friend. Then they
went up to the bar, and the old gentle
man stood champagne. Tlie old gen- :
tleman united me as a stranger to
Join them, and after some hesitation I
did so, especially as the old gentleman
said,: eyeing me Intently. "Why, I've ,'
met you in Philadelphia' at tho'Conti
ueutal." He then brought out of : Iu .
in-side pocket the portrait of his wife
and show ed it to us. Wc slid it was
lovely. He stood champagne. We
talked variously The old gentleman
explained tome the bond tliat united
M.r Cole to himself. "How singular!"
he said: "both married last Tuesday."-
' ' '--'" -' " ' -
He stood ciiampagne tor the third
time. I le- wanted Mr. Cole to stay all
night and talk on matrimouy aud such
like.- Mr. Cole tried to excuse himself",
but tlie old gentleman called for more
champagne, saying: "By Move, it
wasn't every day you met with such a
remarkable coincidence."' Mr. Cole
held up his glass of champagne; and.
looking at it with approbation, said:
'No. it was not."
After awhile Mr. Cole said he must
go, as his wife liad been up all the last
night with the baby.
"The baby!" exclaimed tlie venera
ble gentleman, replacing tlie half-raied
glass of champagne on the counter
with such force as to break tbe stem,
and almost chokiug with Mir-prise; "the
baby! Why. you told me you were
married list Tuesday."
S I was'' said Mr. Cole, "ami
have been, for the Jast lifleeu years.'
The old gentleman gave a gasp,
hauled out ln purse, and paid the bill.
Then he went through tlie door like a
telegraph xilc playing locomotive.
THE lO.XKV kiv;s.
Tlie Wall Street Minrps Vanderklll'a
F.stiiunle ofJIny 4'Oiild.
Chicago, Nov. 27. A New York
Pecial states that Daniel Drew set
tled the Northwestern shorts with
.lay Could at 125. lie also stated
positively that Henry X. Smith also
settled, though not until late yester
day afternoon. It is said that lrew"s
losses are not. less than otic million an 1
a half, and Smith's two millions.
( 'ommodore Vanderbilt expresses dis ;
gust over the conduct of his son-in-law,
( 'lark, for going bail for Jay Could.
The Commodore has published a sav
age card about Gould, in wliich he
says : "I have had but one busbies,
transaction with Mr. Gould in my life.
In July. IS';1, I sold hiin a "lot of
stock, for which lie paid me, aud had
t he privilege of a call for a further lot.
which lie also settled. Mince then J
have bad nothing to do with him in
ang way whatever, nor do I mean
ever to have unless it is to defend 'my
self. I have, besides, always advised
my friends to have nothing to do with
him in anv business transaction. I
'entitfe' frw this conclusion after takinr
particular notice of his countenance."
To a reporter who called on Vander
bilt to ask if this card is authentic he
.said : "I wrote it. Yon can print it.
again, that 1 knew Jay Gould was a
d d little scoundrel the moment I set
eves on him."
THE PRESIOENT-S MIXSAtil
Rend Before the Cabinet No limine
or I'oliry Tbe Condition or
, ! Aiuneaty.
' W.suim;to, Nov. 20. The draft'
of the President Annual Message
was though not quite llnislieil, read to
tlie Caliiuet to-ikij-.alf'tlie members!
being present. It will, jierluips. be .
one-litin longer thiui List year's Mes
sagt. " In response to a quest Ion asked
by the --writer rt "-thl"' dispatch, tlie
Presideut remarked tliiit be had no
objection to saying thai, the Mo.ssag.e
did hot show a change of .policy on his
part, as his endeavor was how. as it
hndbeen in the past, to perforni hU
entitnrduty to the extent of.hls ability.-.-in
such a manner as would, best serve
tlie Interest of the count ry He M'a- .
not certain that lie" would i-ecomtrifnd 1
to Congress the extension of tlie Am
nesty to two or three hundred jiersiMW
excJudiHl by lwont legislation, but if
he did it would Ik- witli the proposed
condition that the lienctleiaries would
take the oath to support tlie Coiist'itn
tion. , .('or.gi-e.-s. however- hail author
ity in the premises and could act in
the' matter without a repetition of his
views njMiu the Mihjpet. contained in a
former annual Message. lie iio
more necessity, asi hatlbneii a-s4Tlitl.
for the declaration of a more fiieiid'y
nolicv toward the S-mth' than for si'h-Ii
a decl.irati'ui fow-ani ttie North, for he
sought as President,-tuitler the ohliijs
I ion of his oiUi, to eii-yiUe tint unties
ot his pii-ition without favor or p;irtinl
ity. in aii-ordance with the law.
THE XEXT 1 ARINI-T.
: tiowtin afaout Probable hawaea.
'Vasiiim;TON. Nov. 2:!. Probable
change in the CalJnet still continue to
lie tlie chief subject di--tiissfel in xilif
icnl circles. It is um'eistood tliat Sec
retary Fish will retire from public life
altogi;ther. He intends visiting Eu-1-o)h;
in the Spring, f he name of K.
S. Pieront is mentioned in soineqtiai--ters
iu connection with tint Depart
ment, but there is a . strong prejudiiv
against him among Congressmen anil
representatives of the press who are
divided lierweeu Charles Francis
Adams and G. W. Curtis.
A dispatch from Rome to the Echo
says : Five persons prominently con
nected with the movement to ' hold a
Radical meeting in tliat city, were
yesterday arrested and will lie tried.,
upon a charge of high treasotu