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About Ashland tidings. (Ashland, Or.) 1876-1919 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 2, 1878)
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V ol . hi .— no . 8.
ASHLAND, OREGON: FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 1878.
$2.50 PER ANNUM.
The names of these hours’ hard fighting,night came on and
men are unknown. In tbe same mouth, thia clotted the 2d day of September.
O heart, be strong!
— ISSUED EVERY FRIDAY —
Wm. Mosier and a man by the name of According to the Indian's report«,there
Thera it eo much for all to bear,
- H V -
Reaver, or Reavis, were murdered by a fell on that day, twenty of their war
So much to du in life’« »bort day;
o. C. APPLEGATE & CO.
party of Rogue river and Shasta Indi rior«.
Think not that thou ebuoldet rest; prepare
To do thy part and Uke thy share
ans combined, not far from Yreka. that night with the emigrants, near the
OFFICE—On Main Street,
R I . 1. ES TA TE A GENT.
Ard join tbe fray:
About tbe same date,probably in June, scene of notion. When moroing name,
ASH!___ L, uREauN.
Chitwood ± Atkinson’» Drug Store.)
Gird no the sword of might, and battle wrong;
a packer by tbe name of ----- Dilley, detaohmeuts went out, and found the
Be »trong, my heart, be strong!
OR THE BENEFIT OF THOSE DESIR-
while encamped near tbe present site bodies of a party of emigrants, who
iug go- d wagon work, the undersigned
Terms of Subscription :
hereby makes known that he can be found O heart, be b*av*!
of Phoenix, was killed by some Rogue had been massacred; also, the bodies of
One copy one year.................................................... 9 ISO Attorney and Counsel or-at-Law,
El»? In tbe thickest of the fight.
a» all times at bi* shop in the 8. W. corner
At lime, thou maystfeil atd shrink;
“ M elx month 8............................................... 1.50
river Indians, whom he had fed and Costa, Ormsby and Long, who bad
of the public sqaare Ashland Ogn; and is
J acksonville . O regon .
“ •• three “
ready and willing to do all work entrusted
lodged over night His cargo consis left Yreka about three weeks before, to
Will prac’ice in all the Coorte of ’be State. Prom,
And care not what—if thou art right—
Club rate* rtx copies fur.......................................... 12.50 a", en Ion given to all bneiueee intrusted to my care.
to me in a workmanlike manner. W \G-
ted principally of flour.
The Indians meet friends by this route. They also
Tbe world may think;
Terms, in advance.
O ffice —In the build! g formerly occupied
ONS, CARRIAGES, BUtlGIES, WHEEL
Kahler A Wa»e- n, opposite Court Houee.
Bright victory'» banner yet shall o’*r thee wave; at that time not knowing the value of found the body of a packer, who had
BARROWS, PLOW STOCKS, Ac., made
Terans of Advertising:
Be brave, my heart, be br ve!
to order, and repaired on short notice.
flour, emptied it out to get tbe sacks. been dispatched to the settlements by
Ijoctl No»toe per liDe............................................. lOct».
Profe*»l.>ud Cuds, per year.................................. >10 00
A comrade who was with Dilley escap a destitute train. During this and the
O heart, oe true!
W. W. KENT NOR.
Two lucbe», per quartet......................................
ed. About the first of October of the next day, they found and buried, twen
Ashland, June 17th. 1876.
Though all around thy path may change,
same year, some drovers were actaoked ty-one bodies. On the previous day,
One-a If Column “
10 00 GRANITE STREET - - - ASHLAND.
Thongh oft tbe toad »bat thou ha*t trod,
Three-fourths “ “
by Iadians, not far from Willow prior to their engagement with the In
To those who hear to guiding word,
17 50 WIT L do •»ny thing in bi* line on »bort no’lce and
ui* >he lowest t- rm*.
Seems hard and strange;
Springs, and a mau by tbe name of dians, they had found the body of a
LVGAL XDVFSTI x KMRNT*
Jno. B. R« Hutchings.
O. R. MYER.
man in the tules, which bad evidently
One square (ten line* o-leea) let insertion........ $2.50
T. G. WATTERS.
Moffett, was mortally wounded.
Be true, my heart, be true!
Each additional insertion...................................... 1.00
Shortly after the last named affair, been there several days, as it was bad
— A nnik A bmstrono .
ASHLAND GLOVE FACTORY.
WATTERS & MYER.
Maj. Kearney U. S. A., paid a visit to ly mutilated by birds and coyotes.
Of alt description, done on short notice. Legal
Rogue river valley, and after several They also found various articles of wo
WA TCHMA NE RS, JEWELERS AND
The subscriber gives notice that he is now prepar* SCRAPS
Bl inks, Circul >rs. Business C<rds, Bil'bead», loiter-
engagements with the Iudians, in one men’s and children’s apparel,indicating
ed to till orders for gloves of the
bet-is. Post* rs, etc., guteu up in good style at living
of which, Capt. Stewart was killed, be that entire families had been cut off.
One door south of the Pust-offiice, Ash
found the body
REST RUCKSKIN, IN GREAT VA CAPT. BEN. WRIGHTS EXPEDITION INTO succeeded in extracting from them As
Agents fur tile Tiding*».
THE MODOO COUNTRY IN J853
a promise, that in tbe future, they only one woman, it wa8 painfully evi
8. M. Pettetigi'l A Co.,
— INDIAN MURDERS ETC.
J. O. C. WIMF*
would be very good Indians,and kill no dent that a number more bad been
Rowel! & Ctieesiuan,
Ahn lace leather etc.,etc. Call at my establishment
. - Sm Fr-ncltw.
L P Ft* er,
taken captives. In one of the Indian
on Granite Street and eee for yourself.
more white men.
WiMER & WELLS.
D H. S'eHrne,
!.. 8 ■nutet»,
Some time in tbe fall of 1851, a par ranobes, they found the hair of a;white
Jno- B. R. Hutchings
J. A A i leg ite,
M L. Ch .ml>-'liu
ty of Modoc Indiana made a raid into woman, which had been shaved close
Flourinur mills, saw mills, quarts mill*,
Mie* lirio Hauiia,
Oregon, it becomes necessary, in many
Shasta valley, and drove off some 200 to her head.
Dr N. L. I jw
Junction City. and aL ki-ids of mill machinery put up tn
Rev. J. R. N. Beil,
R xeb irg. ’»r<l»T in the V“ry best style. All work war
Capt Wright remained among the
bead of horses belonging to miners,
Périt H. Burt
Tone l a.
J. R. Neil, -
and were being herded on tbe range, bostiles, rendering aid to the incoming
C S S-rgeit,
Puceulx. either, or both, at Ashland Oregon,
tions existing between tbe various tribes
H n. W W. F ddler,
by men who made it a business, there emigration,for near three months. Fre
A'-x W it», .....
of Indians that inhabited the tw i sec being no enclosed pastures in tbe quent skirmishes occurred between de
RETAIN AND RESTORE YOUR HEALTH BY
J M S mtn,
tions when the oountry was fir it set country at that time. Capt. Ben. tachments of bis company, and the In
El. R. Owen,
Ceu ra) P»iut.
w H p .rser,
Big B ute.
tled, as well as tbe intimacy that pre Wright, W. T. Kershaw and other cit dians. Shortly after Capt. Wright’s
E 1) iu«'k,
TEACHER OF VOCAL AND IN
Dr. Warner’s Health Corset.
R «:•!..rd H rre’t,
vailed among the hardy miners, so izens, organized a party aod went in company left Yreka, another company
Mi*-Aille W. C,»lvig,
blended their history, that, to make it pursuit. They went as far as Lost river, under the command of Capt. Charles
J. S M F ddeu.
Mi • C rrie Siuith,
they must both be includ aud succeeded in recovering onlj thir McDermit, was formed in Yreka, and
DUPLEX SUPPORTERS. FOR SALE BY
A. F Su-|;ing,
..... Lake View. And Professional Piano Tuner.
C B Wim.u,
ed in the narration of almost every in ty four of their horses. On this expe one at Jacksonville, under the com
O regon .
G-• T. B I twin,
Linkvtde. A shland ,
W a II Robert*.
cident of any note that occurred be dition, they were attacked several mand of Capt. (now Gen) Rose, and
Dr J s D--imeun,
Address him, or call at the Ash and
I tween the whites and Indiaas.
J* i < i S. S u ik,
A«iU«xl, Oregon, Agent for Jackson, Josephine
times and five of their party severely went into the hostile country. About
C. H. Dy ........................................................................
an^ L’A« counties.
Al»-> Children’s w*i»te.
In March. 1851, gold was discovered wounded.
the same time, Maj. Fitzgerald, U. 3.
Mi*« M ry McCtbe
'J»i»t. D. J Ferree General Agent for Like and
C-*5“A ll O hdkrr from a D istance P rompti . t
In August, 1852, a company of Emi* A., with a small detachment of dra
Mo l»-c coûtai«*.
d. B. WATSON.
F llkd .
u 47 1V2
points, aod the fame of their wonderfol grants arrived in Yreka, via the Lost goons, also went into the hostile coun
J. M Sut on, Genera'. Agent for Jackeon and Jose
richness, soon spread throughout the river route, being the first of the sea try—of the latter three companies,
3lttor ncy and 4Í ouusrlor-at-laiv
northern mines.aod brought thousands son, and reported the Modocs hostile, more hereafter. The Indians were
Stages leave Ashland as follows
of men to that place. About the same and advised that a party be organized kept m check, and further depreda
The O <t C. Stage C«».’ r Stage leave Ashl «nd
REAL ESTA TE A GENT.
for JaeKsonville, R>ck Point and Rone-
time, in the spring cf 1852 the rich de- at once, to go to tbe relief of tbe emi tions were prevented for that year.
On Main Street
burg every day at 6 a. m. Mail clo-es at
C^TSpecbl itenUon ghen to all matters requir
Capt. Wright remained some time
----- Oregon. po4it8 on Rich gulch, were discovered grants yet to arrive. Immediately af
5;:JO a. m.
ing an Attorney at the U. S. Land Office.
within tbe present corporate limits of ter the arrival of this train, a man after the other companies returned, to
For Henly, Yreka and Reiding at 6 p. m.
L ak « c V iew , L ike C o .,O regon .
I have dow on band a beau1 if til aefor'tnent of
M iil c'o-e* at 5:30 p. ni.
came into Yreka from the Modoo coun make sure that no straggling emigrants
M y 31, 1878
M. Colw II’«
Stages leave Ashland
H>»t», Bonnet», Shade». French Flowers, Wreath*
Prior to the discovery of gold at try, and represented that his party con were left behind.
Piua.es. Nee* Tie», Linen Suite, Jut’, Lidie»’
every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
The Indians dow seeing that the em
Yreka, and at a time too, prior to anv sisting of nine men, who had packed
mornings for Linkville, and return on
every Tn sday. Thursday and Saturday.
had passed, sent word to Capt.
settlement having been made in across the plains, had been attacked by
L-avo Linkvill* f >r Like View, Oregon,
t»nd tbe Warner Health Corset.
the country, the R »gna river, Shasta Modocs, and that be was the only sur Wright by a squaw, that they wanted
Wednesdays; arrive at Lake V ew Satur
and adj ice nt tribes of Indian*, had vivor. He had saved himself by cut to treat for peace. The Captain sent
days; le ive Lake Vi w M todays ; arrive
B^TEvery th’hg »old cheap for C«»h.
at L'ukville Thursdays, carrying mail aud
shown their hostilities to the whites, at ting tbe pack from one of the horses, word that be was ready to b ear what
fciF’Ble chlDg, Pre**iDg and Coloring, in the very
different times, by overt acts commit and charging through tbe hostile ranks. they had to say. Accordingly, they ap
Ashland - - - - Oregon.
A. D HELMAN, P. M.
Jfra. II. D. Jones,
ted on traveler* through the country. On tbe reception of this news, a volun pointed next morning, as a time to
I am t ow permanently located in this
pUce, »«nd re-ipejtfuUy asks the patronag of
As far back a* 1831, a party of thirty teer company was immediately raised. hive their talk. The Indians request
persons, under the control of one Capt. Ben. Wright was eleoted Captain, W. ed that some thirty or forty of tboir
Ashland Lxtee No. 189,1. 0. G T.
Smith,were massacre 1 near the monthof T. Kers bam, First Lieutenant. Capt. number should be permitted to come
ALL WORK WARRANTED
Meet* at tbe Hall of He'man 4 Fountain every
Umpqua river. They were exploring Wright's command left Yreka on tbe in, and camp over night with the vol
Friday evening at 8 o’clock p. m . Brother* and
To give Entire S tisfaction. Prices to suit
H»ter< tn good »l-cding re cordially Invited to at
the oountry in the interest of the 1 29th day of August, making fo»oed unteers. Although the request raised
tend T e Tempt« meet* every flret anl third Wed
Hudson Bay Company, who,about that marches for one hundred miles, until a suspicion that foul play was meant
nesday in etch moutu.
time, or sooa afterwards, established they arrived at Tula like, where they by the wily savages, the request was
T. O. ANDRE W8, W. C. T.
H. T. C hitwood , Sec y.
a post above on the Umpqua river aud found the first emigrant train of six granted. The company at that time
The undersigned »re Dow prepared at the
it Fort Umpqua.
Ashland Lodge No. 23
teen wagons, having sixty persons, consisted of only about thirty men,
ASHLAND IRON FOUNDRY called
Io June. 1835, George Gav, Danie men, women and children. This party rank and file, and should the Indians
To repair «11 threshinr machines and tn put on the
get the least advantage of them, they
A. F- A A. M..
L atest improved end shake , wnicn win Miller, Elwari Barnes. Dr. Barley, was completely surrounded by the sav
would crush them at a blow. The in-
improve a new m »cbme to the atno-un of two hun - Mr. Sanders. John Turner,John Wood
Hold» their »tate<l communication* Thursday even
ages, having no possible chance of es
drib hacks pxH dat . Tti<i*e w iDtiljg repairing
ing«on or hef.nr ihe full moon. Bre’hren in good
worth and a man who*e name is only cape. They bad been fighting several , tentions of the Indians, soon became
dune, will do well to come at once.
he undersigned wishes to re -
Blanding are cordially invited to Httriid.
remembered as “Irish Tom.’’ were at hours and bad it not been for the op evident,and a strict watch was kept up,
tniud his Irieuds, and »he traveling pub
W. T. ZIMMERMAN.
W. H. ATKINSON, W. M.
lic generally, that be is still to be tound at no46tf
tacked near the month of Foot’s creAk. portune arrival of Capt. Wright, they every man sleeping on bis arms. Capt.
ALBERT SEC ORD.
J. 8. E vbank », Sec'y.
on Rogue river, and Messrs Miller. certainly would all have been massa Wright understood something of their
LONG ESTABLISHED HOUSE,
Barnes, Sanders and Tom were killed. cred. They were well nigh exhausted, language, and by morning, had learned
Ashland Lodge No.45,
where he Is re idy at any time, and on all
The other four, all badly wounded, aod could not havebeld out maoh long their plans, and bad arranged to meet
occasions »o se before them the best the
I. O. O. F..
them. It was meditated to make a
made their escape
marke1 affords, in a style i-econd to no other
Hold tbeir regular meeting every Saturday even
house in Oregon.
Tn the Sammer of 1838, a number of coming short of ammunition. One of sudden attack in the morning, when
ing at their hall in Aebhnd. Brother* in good
»utTerer* from ’h*» d'-e »*e th«t are anxious to
Dinners and suppers for special occisions. b- A'l
joined together and their men, Freeman Hawthorn, was se the time arrive! for tlnir talk
rured -h<>nM »<• Dr. Kisaner’* Celebrated Oregonians
•landing are c.irdially invited to at’end.
gotten up in appropriate style, Ht short no Consumptive
E. DE PEAT, N. G.,
went to California for the purpose of verely wounded. When tbe savages volunteers were ready, before the
in* uii-j ,repir <i *u *..uwu »ha »*1)1 cure Con
W. W. Kwnoi, Sec’y.
sumption nd all direare» ot 'be Throat and getting stock cattle to drive into Ore
treacherous savages had time to carry
discovered tbe volunteers approaching,
Lung* -indeed, so »trong 1» our faith in them, and
Rebekah meeting» oo Tuesday eveuiDg, nearei
out their designs, forty of their num
>>1 fo to c aivi'ice you th it hey are n > humbug, *e wl'l gon. They succeeded in getting tbeir
they withdrew. This was near tbe
be full of the moon eacn month.
forw rd «•< erery .offerer, by m»ii, |>oet paid, a free
bit the dust. In this engagement,
drove, and on their return, were at place where tbe eight packers, referred
Linkville, Lake County, Oregon •aiiefied of cbeir curative pouer-. If your »if- is tacked at the same place where the par- to before, were murdered, and is now two men, Poland and Hanbanch, were
wortn eavintr, d<>nt delay I d giving these Powder* ty of 183.5 was (Foot’s creek) and
4 r. known as Bloody Point.Tbe lake at that severely wounded. The company re
The subscriber is again in charge atrial,
a-1 ey will -orel» cure you.
J. A. APPLEGATi.
turned to Yreka, carrying their two
"rice, for 1 .rge b >x, |3 00, *ent to any part of the Gay was again wonnded, be being one
time was shallow* and filled with dense
of the O ld P ioneer H otel of the Uulied
St -tea or Canada, b« mail, on receipt of price.
wounded men on litters, and were dis
of the latter party.
ttorucy and ®oun$ror-at-ïaw Lake country, and is determined
tules. Many small low islands skirted charged on the 29th day of November,
In August, 1850, two paokers by the the margin of the like or swamp,wbiob
ASH a ROBBINS,
having been in active service just three
name of----- Prink and Cushing, wsre being covered with tall reed grass and months,and had been the means of sav
360 F ulton S. bkkt , B boofltn , N. Y.
murdered on Klamath river, near tnles, made an excellent biding place ing many lives.____________
DR. J. H. CHITWOOD,
Comfortable and Happy.
where the ferry was afterwards estab for tbe Indians. It was on these is
O regon .
WCMJIKR HA UNTE RINGS»
A shland ,..............................
Give him a call and rest assured
lished. Tbeir train was taken aud lands, that the Indians took refuge,
Or, Asnal* of the Cave HvntorSÍ^
OFFICE -At the Ashland Di ug More.
that he will make you feel at
their oargo destroyed by Shasta In when tbe Yreka company came in
LETTER NO. II.
sight. Capt. Wright seeing the Indi
J. R. NEIL,
In January, 1851, at Blackburn’s fer ans pushing out in their canoes, order
ar f .
A TroRitEY AT-LAW,
ry, on the Klamath river.au attack was ed a charge, wbioh was gallantly re
To most people on this coast, there
made, probably by the same Indians sponded to by bis company. Tbe men
LAK-ViEW COTTAGE !
and James Sloan----- Jenalshan, ------ dismounted« many of them waded into is little that is new to be said in favor
A Plesant and Homelike House silualed
Bender, and---- - Blackburn, the own tbe lake up to their waists to get with of camp lite in the open air. Many
_ at —
J. W. HAMAKAR.
er of the ferry, were killed T ;e place in gun shot of tbe enemy. After three yet survive, who, perhaps, bad a sur
Humming Bird Springs, near
feit of its realities, while traveling the
was defended by a few survivors, until
NOTARY PUB LIC.
Kltiin <th Luke,
• A great change ha» occurred in this lake plains across; others have tried its in
tbe arrival of assistance, when the Indi since that time. Where the emigrant road
LINKVILLE LAKE CO., OREGON.
E’even mi’rs tn»m Linkville, an the road to
withdrew, but not nntil much nin at th *t time. I* now some miles nut in the vigorating effects on a small scale.while
Odi» e in Post Office Buildimj. Srtecial I
Ft. Klamath, Lake Co., Oregon.
P ortland , O regon .
Ink*. Th- nilea have entiiely disappeared. following a nomadic or Nimrodic life«
adeuhon ejiren to conceyanciwj. [2
property bad been destroyed.
What w in little more than a »warnp, is now
Attention paid to the wants of gnes's Jtartieular attention paid to LandUfles, CoRecfing
During the month of May, 1851. four a magnificent sheet of navigable water, sur and in all instances, suoh an existence
M. L. McCALL,
JMbts sodali kinds of Gouemmeni flamm.
The subscriber a'so keeps a Good Stable
miners traveling on the road between rounded by som* flftv miles of beautiful has about it much of tbe spirit of
Surveyor and Civil Engineer well supplied with hay aud grain. Call ana
Grave creek and Rogue river, were smooth shore. Lost river po»»rs its waters romance; but for a realization of that
Principal Office, Jacksonville, Oreg-m.
into it; and by some means, tbe subterrane spirit in its twofold sense, and greatest
see if be can keep hotel.
outlet has become stopped up, which ac
I* prepared to do any work In hi* line oo »bort no*
Continued en fourth page.
ferent times, two each time, by Rogue counts for the change.
> week i your own town |5 outfl
free. Nuiisk. Reader, if >on want •
Ibueiner* at which ;erro 8 i>f-ither*ex
oin make greit p »y .«<1 the time they
woik, for pr'lcul
icular* write to H. H allxtt & Co.,
0 Heart, Be True-
Mrs, Jas. Ewiag,