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VOL. II.—NO. 17
ASHLAND, OREGON: FRIDAY, OCTOBER
$2.50 PER ANNUM
THE PIA X DEliED TRAIN.
that comes to maturity in about twenty ing of Oregon, and will be much below
says that when the train stopped at
years, attest the variety, richness, and it in five years, wbeu cultivation will
Big Springs, ho sprang off and started
Saw ye tie farmer at bis plow,
Chas. Millar, express messenger on
— ISSUED EVERY FRIDAY —
productiveness of the soil. The fact bo more general and complete iu Ore
for the telegraph oflice. Tho moon
As ye were ridirg by ?
that fruit-trees will grow from six to gon.
was shining brightly, and as he fctarted
Or retried ’neith the noonlay toil,
eight feet the first year, bear fruit the
The soil of the Mississippi valley is
up tho steps leading to the platform
O. c. APPLEGATE & CO.
And thought you that l.is lo». was h; rd,
When the train had reached Big two masked men with revolvers in both
second and third years, and w’ouldsoon gradually wasting, the soil of Oregon
OFFICE—On Main Street, (in rear Dr.
And did you th-nk yeur’God
kill themselves by overbearing, if not is constantly improving; and, as scien Spring ho had been asleep some fifteen hands, ordered him to halt and throw
Th it you and yours were not condemned
Chitwood's Drug Store.)
well cultivated, establishes the richness tific farming takes the place of much of minutes, it being his usual custom to up bis hands. Ono of the fellows had
Thus like a tLve to plod ?
and productiveness of the soil. Wher tho present careless cultivation, it Will sleep between Julesburg and North a mask made of the lettered portion of
Come, see Lim at his harvest home,
Terms of Subscript ion :
ever fruit-trees are planted, in tho low improve u great deal more. Tao soil Pintle when not busy, lie was awak a flour suck, and Patterson »opposing
When garden, field und tree
One copy one year................................................... | 2.50
Cor.spire with Homing etore tofiil
est valley in the foothills or in the of tho foothills of Oregon, and ened by tho private signal used by the affair was a cowboy’s joke, laughed
“ six months............................................. l.so
His burn and grun.ry ;
highest mountain, below tho snow hills five band red feei above tho agents of tho road at night, and which at tho ludicrous mask and walked on.
“ •• three “
His beau iful chi dren gai'y s; ort
Clnb rates six copies fur........................................ 12.50
ranges, they will grow and bear fruit, level of tho sea, and some us high as L-ignal, as has heretofore been staled, One of the robbers said, “We’ll show
Amid the new-mown bay,
Terma, in advance.
Or proudly aid z 1th vigorous arm
according to the cultivation bestowed five thousand feet is more productive the agent, Barnhart, had been forced you that thia is no laughing matter,"
His tasks as beg; they may.
upon them. Some of tho finest or than the average valleys of tho Missis- to give at the door of the express car. at the same tune snapping Lis pistol.
Terms of Advertising :
Ti e Harvest-Giver Is h!*» frieL<l,
chards in Eastern Oregon wero planted sippi. The soil and climate of Oregon Miller arose, looked out of the window The cartridge failed to explode; and as
Local Notices per line...............
Professi*41.-J Cuds, per year....
on what was considered at tho time a aro pledges and gu »rautecs that it in the upper part of the door, saw the tho muzzle was but a few inches from
Aut earth, the mother, gives them breid,
Two Loche», ;>er quarter...........
... 5 LM»
sand-bed—a waste of time and means wiil be, in tho language of the Hon. red light at the station and opened his Patterson’s Lead, his escape was mirac
And cheers heir p iiieut h i;
... S 0»
Con e j >in th.-m rouul their wilier i.ei.rth,
by many—but irrigation ¡a somo cases, \V. U. Seward, “Me future •jruii'Uj <>j d<»ur a trifle. Barnhart had been taken ulous.
Or.e-11-df dumo “
... 10 uo
The heart-felt pleasure see—
... 11 ¡O i
1 hree-fourüis “ “
away immediately after calling Mill
and none in others, and good cultivu- the L\ft fif eou.'if."
... 17 50
And you Can better ju lge how b’est
POOR WORK, WETÎ
tion, turned them iato fruitful and
There is scarcely a grain, fruit, vege er, but several of tho gang stood
Th* farmer’s life may 1».
Oo» »quare (ten H um » or lee»») let lu-ertion .... $2.50
—M rs S ioovbney .
table, grass, tree, plant or flower that beside tho ear, and as th® door began
Tho grandest introduction of ma-
■wr'rar<MJw.!n t mwwruw 4
Each additional insertion.................................... 1 00
Th a extraordinary conservative char grow» in the Unite.1 Slates or in Eu moving open they seized it, threw it chinerv, with the consequent subdivis
THE SOIL OF OREGON’.
acler of the soil is soeu in this ia.por- rope but some portions of the toil of back and sprang into the car, covering ion of labor, has broken up the old ap
Miller with tlieir revolvers. They se
The soil of Oregon is the basis of the tant fact, that land that has been crop i Oregon will raise to perfection with
prenticeship system; and the long
Of all description, doue on short notice. T^egal
cured hi.i pistol, searched his person
BUnks, Circulars, Business Garde, B.Ehe tde, Letter- wealth and prosperity of the St de, and ped with wheat, oats and barley, from fair cultivation. There is no kind of
training of batid and brain which a
for other weapons, and then broke
beals, Posters, etc., gotten up in good style at livii g
eeven-years’ service with a few simple
the guarantee for its future develop
open his waysafo and took out some
tools gave a boy—developing his per
ment, progress and greatness. Thu
$199 in currency. The coml iuation
ceptivo faculties, and sending him out
early and latter rains come with the
Agents for the Tidings.
through-safe was the next object of so
into the world quick-witted, self-reli
!.. 8imue s,
Portland, Oregon. regularity of the rising sun. TLe gen
licitude on their part. It is fastened to
ant and experienced, with the capacity
New York. ial sunshine, the delightful atmosphere
S. M. Pelteugii) & Co.,
St. Louis. of the spring, summer and fali months, “volunteer’’ crops of wheat, oats and to the most favored soil of auv in the tho ironwork of tho express car, and to make himself familiar in a shoit
Rowel! X- Cueesnian,
L. P. Hauer,
the combination is known only to
and tho mild and short winters, cura barley have been taken off the same world, both ia quantity and quality.
time with any new mode of working—
tho agents at Ogden, Cheyenno and
J. R. Neil, -
is lost. A few weeks or a few months
Pi leu'.x. bine to make the soil of Oregon tile
C. S Sergent,
Ceri mi Point. richest, the most productive and the in a few instances as many r.s five of leading facts of her rich and produc Omaha. This safe is directly under
Ed. R. O<»-n,
now sufiise to learn tho mysteries of
Mi»* Aflie W. Colvig,
Périt H. Burt
most certain of yitlding abundant har-
running a lathe, a cutter, or a planer, of
w J. M Sutton, General Agent for J.tcktou and Jose
sengers. Tho robbers went directly to
vesta of any State iu the Union or auy
pegging a shoe, or of setting a page of
it ami one of them placing bis revolver
country in Europe.
type. Upon the slightest disariaogo-
Stages leave Ashlaudas follows: i The general character of the soil in i ed twenty bushels of wheat to tho acre, farmers from all sections of the Union, to Miller's head ordered him to open ment of tools, the workman stands idlu
The O. A C. Stag»* C'».’s ■'tage leave Aslil mil the valleys is a dark loam aud veguta and oa*s and burity iu the j-anm propor and from all parts of Europe, to culti the sate. When tho revolver touched while another, devottd to that special
for Jacksonville, R->ck Point and Rose
vate her rich soil, leap her bountiful bis face Miller instiactively pushed it ty, is sent fcr to repair the damage.
ble mold, with a clay subsoil. The tions. These • “volunteer ’ crops are
burg every day at 6 a. in. M til clo es ut
harvests, and ei joy the abundant re- away, declaring that ho could not open The accuteness to peceive wlatis need
soil of the bottom lands ia generally generally seen where the farm is too
5:30 a. in.
the safe. The villain said: “You will,
For Kenly, Yiek t and Reading at I! p. ni. composed of rich alluvial deposits of large for tho owner, and ho cannot, or waids of their labor.
ed, and pr mptnos.s to Í xecute, 4a,hick
W’H yon0'’ end j-immed tho cocked
M til c’o e< at 5:30 p. nt.
a varied experience gives, is wanting
llettoii X G irretlV Singes leave Ashland decomposed eurlh and vegetable mold
weapon against Miller’s upper lip with
in a large number of mechanics of the
every Monday, Wednesday and Friday and a el.iy b >ttum. The soil iu t’t.e
mornings tor l/inkvilli*, and ic'iirii on fuotbiils mountain lands and their vated uud somu of til* e farm is left to ried, rich and [ reductive, and appar such fi.ree as to cut through the upper present time.
every Trtoday, Thursday and Saturday.
take caro of it-olt. The product of ently in< xbaustibie, it is therefore a lip and gum, tearing it open so that
The rapid increase of wealth, eepes-
Leive Litikvill • f >r Like City, Ciliturnia, spurs, is usually compo.-ed of rich gray
the blood 11 )‘.ved freely. Then began
Wednesdays; arrive at Lake City Satur und red loam.
ially ia large cities, with the resulting
a brutal fcceue. The robber repeatedly
day«; leive Lake Citv Mondays : arrive
luxury of living, is continually coiling
The beaver-dam Linds are made by
at Liukville Thursdays, carrying n ail and
jammed his weapon, which was kept at
into being new branches of industry,
the obstructions of beavers building
full cock all the time, against Miller’s
A. I). HELMAN, P. M
until a point is reached where the arti
their houses in creeks, filling up tuet>e
head, cutting his scalp in a dozen or
zan is almost lost in the artist. For
creeks aud the bottom lauds on each
Ashland Lodge No. 189,1. 0. G. T. side of them by the accumulation of further evidence is needed to establish wheat, or oats, or buley, getting no more places aud e litiug his ear. Tais obvious reasons, theso higher grades
Meets at lie Itali of Ce nino & Fountain every
that the soil of Oregon is rich, produc rest, receiving no manure and burning abuse was accompanied by a volley cf of mechanical skill receive the best
Friday eveuing at R o'clock p. m . Biothers und earthy deposits, decayed veg» t ible mat
tive, and almost inexh austible, beyond the s'.raw, or whether a proper rotation the filthiest epithets with orders to pay; and there is a constant move
elaters in good ebinding are cor Italy invi'ed io at ter and trees that have decomposed,
of crops, reasonable rest and a fair open tho safe. Miller was pu-hed to ment upward of the best wojkmeD,
tend. T ie Te np e meets every first ani tiii.d Wed have made them the richest soil known any State or country hitherto known.
nesday ia.ich month.
The richness of* the soil of Oregon quantity of manure should Lot be the flaor, ami then jerked up and Lis I leaving what may be called the root
in the world. The accumulatiou of
JOHN S. EU BANKS, W. C. T.
will be more obvious by-comparing its adopted. Land, however rich and pro ho ly bent over chairs, etc., till ho was trades mainly in the bands of men in
C II. TI aroaihnk , Sec’y.
these deposits and the making of this
almost dead. H ) was only able to pro
soil is, no doubt, the wotk of centuries; average production of wheat with other ductive, without change of crops, get test that ho was unable to open the ferior in ability and experience. It so
Ashland .Lodge Xo, 21*. but such lands are limited iu extent, State?. The lowest average yield of ting i o rest, no manure, and imperfect
happens that these root-trades are
safe, and beg for mercy, until at last,
with which we come most fre
a^id confined, so far as known, to the
A. F. A A. M..
ing, is twenty bushels totiie acre; what grief. It will bold good of land as of overcome by pain, ho bagged the rob quently in contact; hence onu reason
Willamette Valley. There are plenty
bers to kill him. Conductor Patterson
Bolds their s t a tel coninutilcations Thureday even- of beavers iu tho creeks of other val is called good farming produces an all tiiiiinul life, that overworking and
for the cry of poo» workmen.
who was on the platform under guard,
inc* on or before lhe full nioun. Brethren iu good
The frcqueüt change of styles and
leys, but the currents are too strong to
•taudiug are cordially invited to attend.
heard Miller’» cries and shouted te liis
while the average e.tn 1)9 raised by i or later, premature decay.
fashions Las also tended to encourage
H. C. HILL, W. M.
allow of any accumulation of deposits
tormentor that Millar could not. open
«C. B. W j . tson , Sec'y.
a superficial workmanship. If a thing
the acre, and this is accomplished by the world can be more easily or cheap tho safe His guards hushed him up is expected to last for a short time only
The loam, vegetable mold, alluvial many farmers in almost every county
ly cultivated than tho soil of Oregon, with threats, aod lie then told thorn all why expend much labor or pains ou it?
Ashland Lodge Xo. 15» deposits and decomposed earth account in the State. In the States comprising and none where climate, rain and sun about the safe. Ills m inner was con
If your house is to bo torn down, and
for the richness and productiveness of
vincing, and oqo of the outside robbers
I. O. O. I-.,
rebuilt, when you have accumulated a
the soil, aud the clay subsoil explains
went in and talked to Miller's torment
Hold their regular meeting every Saturday even
little muro money, mastic will answer
why tho soil retains its moisture,
ing at their hall in Ashland. Brothers in good
others eleven and twelve bushels, arid,
The winter rains, tho early spring, or am im-mt, when the latter released the purpose ns well as stone; and a
strength and non-wasting properties. i in rare cases, fifteen and twenty bush
Standing are cirdially invited to at’end.
the warm summer, the delightful au Miller aad sent him to tho engine, painted board fence may very well do
J. D. FOUNTAIN, N. O.
So that though the valleys, bottom
els to the acre, so that tLo minimum tumn, and the cool nights, in connec where the engineer, firemao, Barnhart fluty for additional story.
I. O. M illeb , llec. Sec’y.
lands, foothills and lands highly eleva
average is about twelve bushels to the tion with the rich soil, enable the and tho reporter of iho sleeping car,
A great many unskilled workmen
Rebekah meetings on Tues lay evening, nearest ted differ in some respects, they have all
were under guard. While Miller was
e full of the moon eacu month.
have been introduced into the trades
properties in common—immensely rich
undergoing this ordeal th< other rub
through the agency of strikes, To i1-
and productive, that yield in proportion
Imrs who bud entered the express car,
lustrate: An employer refuses to ac
J. A. APPLEGATE.
as the hands of industry and skill cul
Were breaking open boxes und search-
statement as the highest arer'/’i- yield
to the demands of his men for an
ing for valuables, but found none.
of wheat in the whole of the Mississip
^ttcruoi anti tfouusrlor-at-ïniv tivate them.
T olman ’ s G ravel D iggings .—Gov After Miller was taken away they increase of pay, and the men strike.
The rich gray and red loam of the pi valley.
lands of the foothills and mountains, i In Oregon the soil is so rich and ernor Chadwick and Superintendent found the boxes of specie, and one of The employer’s aim is to tide over a
fow weeks, by some means, until his
satisfactorily accounts for them pro moldy that the average of thirty bush Brandt have ju*>t returned from a visit them followed Miller and asked him
ducing three tons of timothy hay to the els of wheat to the acre can bo raised to the gravel mines on the middle fork what they contained. Ho »aid lie cn w- men are forced to return. To do this,
DR. J. H. CHITWOOD,
acre; clover two and three feet loug, with half the labor that the average of of Cow Creek, now being opened by posed from their weight that they eon- ho will pnt to work any one who has
OREGON. that will cut two and three times in the
Judge Tolman and others. They bring tained castings. They took an ax and the least idea of the labor required, aud
A shland ,
seventeen bushels c.iu in the Mississip
seasons; orchards of choice fruits; pi valley. In addition to this, the cli a good report from there. Forty Chi broke opeu one of the boxes, finding it will feo» in honor bound to employ
OFFICE—At the Ashland Ding Store.
wheat, from twenty-five to forty bush mate of Oregon is so mild that wheat namen, and as many white men as can full of gold eagles. They took it and him after the strike is over. On tb«>
els to the acre; vegetables of the best can be planted almost any mouth of the be had, are employed on the ditch, the two others, the throe containing other hand the strikers will open wide
J. R. NEIL,
kinds, all tho way from 50 to 500 feet year, while in the ?*lis£issippi valley which will bo four and a half miles $65,000, away. Meanwhile tho ethers the doors of their unions, and receivo
long. The company will have a bead Lad been guarding the coaches, and every one who would interfere with
I above the level of the sea, and grazing
the land is locked up lor six mouths of
of 178 feet with which to work. The when this gang left the express car the snccesa of their movement. Thus
pre-eminently adapted for sheep, cut the year with frost and snow.
ditch will be completed and the m:i- they began robbing the passengers. the master and men would combine to
tie, horses and mules.
Iu Oregon l^iere is no insect, rust or
lower the standard of workmanship,
The accumulation of earthy, vegeta mildew of any kind to injure th • wheat chiuary set ready for work within forty Miiler remaiued at the engine. When Both suffer from it, to
say nothing of
ble, and other decayed and decomposed crops; iu the Mississippi valley the far days. Hydraulic pipe ar.d a little gi tho whistle of the freight train was their customers; for
matter for centuries, caused by the mers live iu a constant state of uncer ant for handling it have already been heard, the robbers passel the wurfl men will probably be
the most fore-
Attorney and Counsel!cr-at-Law, working of beavers in many of the old tainty with regard to their wheat crops ordered from San Francisco. Dan Dev along to put the light out. The en most in urging a now strike, as they
creeks of t)ie Willamette Valley, will from tho ruinous effects of bath rust ens says ho Lus purchased thousands gine fires were drenched with water,
will be the first to succumb if the con
J acksonville , O regon .
readily account for the depth of this and mildew, and from the frost heav of dollars worth of dust that has been and they ordered the engineer to emp
taken from these diggings by the little ty the water-tanks. Mo said he bad test pro ve an obstinate one.— ILdi'j
Will prac’lce in all the C aurts of »he State. Prom.
’-*t eo:ioo given to all basinets intrusted to my care.
creeks that run through them. The < 130 pounds of steam on and tho engine I Land Jntr.ri'.
O ffice —In lhe build!» g formerly occupied by richness of it—that will produce from the heavy rains following, wasbe.» a
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JCahler ic Watson, oppuute Court House.
900 to 1,200 bushels of onions, and from large portiou of it away. The same
At an Eastern Oregon wedding, tha
bride in u playful mood kicked th«
700 to 900 bushels of potatoes to the state of tLinga exists iu tho New Eng
groom’s hat off without touching his
acre, and other vegetables in propor land and Atlantic States to a largo ex
I. O. Miller
head. All well enough if after a time
tion; timothy hay, six feet long, and
Au electrio belt for ladies, which is
four tons to the acre; clover, four feet California renders the wheat crop ia ; said to have a tranquiliziug effjet upon away from the train aft -r haviug her dexterity don't take a turn and
Architect and Builder,
long, that will cut four times in tho that State irregular and uncertain, | the nerves, is the latest inventior. For treated everybody else with reasona kick nis head off without touching his
GRANITE STREET - - - ASHLAND.
season, aod where the soil is not too which drought proved so very disas I steady comfort, however, it is not like ble courtesy, and bidding them a pleas hat.
ILL do anytldrg in his line on short no’ice and
strong, will yield 100 bushels of wheat trous ia some of its largest valleys dur ly ti supersede tho obi popular belt ant farewell, he turned to Miller and,
W on the lowest term«.
It’s astonishiug to one who reads an
ts the acre.
* which is composed of a coat-sleevo with placing a revolver against ; his head, obituary, to reflect how much praise
hissed: ‘‘You dirty----------- , if I
The average wheat crops of Great a young man’s arm inside of it.
The numerous and magnificent for
LLEN H. CONLAN, M. D.
people will lavish upon a dead man
thought you knew that combination I
ests in every section of the State, con Britain,^vith all the appliances of
whom, in his life time, they might
Conscience, in most son's, is like an would blow your brains out.”
9ICIAN and SURGEON. taining almost every kind of timber of science and manure, do not equal tho English
soveroign, it reigns but does
have*cheered aud CUCQuragcd by one
M. M. Patterson, tho conductor, tenth part of it.
LAKEV1EW LAKE CoUNIY OREGON.
the best kinds, of immense size, and 1 production of the good ordinary farm- not govern.