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LETTER FROM LIN’KVIT/LE.
‘ ‘ Our New Bridge.*’
H. M. THATCHER.
M r . E ditor ;—Will you please per
L ineville , July 30, 1878.
[Condensed from State Exchangee]
THATCHER & WORDEN
J. M. SUTTON......... ..........
E d . T idings .—Having spent a few
An exohange says it has received a
our “new bridge,” which you so kindly
FRIDAY............................ ......... AUGUST 2, 1878. days visiting this, the metropolitan
of musio entitled “Tbe snow lies
town of Lake county, and making a
white”. We presume it refers to the
short tour into the surrounding coun that you have succeeded in discovering snow white lies of half-gone lovers....
try, I will endeavor to give yoa a few a number of faults, defects and imper Reservation Indians have to make
We call attention to Mr* Spiokol- items, whioh may be of interest to fections in the workmanship. In the
mier’s letter in another column, where your readers. Linkville is rapidly ac first place, allow me to state that I do themselves mighty scarce about Pen
dleton now-a days. Two that came to
in he seems to shoulder the whole re quiring the consideration to which it not consider it as making undue pre
town Tuesday afternoon with passes,
sponsibility of our new bridge, just for is entitled as a commercial and manu tensions of skill as an architect, when I
LINEVILLE, LAKE COUNTY, OREGON.
to look after horses, had to be hurried
the purpose of tumbling it off, onto facturing centre, for a vast region of inform the writer of that “local” that I
out as soon as possible, or enraged oit-
Are now receiving from San Francisco an extensive stock of goods of great \arjety
the supervisor. In the “local’Teferred coantry, the chief resources of which felt myself sufficiently practiced in car
suited to the trade of the
to, we attempted to describe the bridge, bas been demonstrated, this season, by pentry to have worked to any plan or
of them in short order. We don’t love
as it presented itself to our optics, with practical experiment, that wheat, bar specifications which might have been
out comment. But now, as Mr. Spick- ley and rye can be successfully culti furnished, but nothing was presented. Lo very much now... .Citizens of
elmier has seen proper to come on the vated in localities whioh have, hither The construction of the bridge was East Portland, of “a varied nature,” it
been considered barren, after the left entirely to the Supervisor of this seems, were the recipients of an enter
the defense, he will pardon ns if we to,
native grass and herbage were exhaust
tainment from Prof. Griffith last week
Which they are prepared to sell at prices that cannot fail to satisfy customers. Be
give a few thoughts suggested by his ed. In the vicinity of Linkville, in road district, and I worked “to his
u re to call and see us and see for yourselves.
letter. He sayB-. “I felt myself suffi Alkali valley, at Bonanza and in many order.” If the people of Ashland
Salem, are getting so numerous that
ciently practical in carpentry, to work places along tbe course of Lost river, wanted anything different in the shape
to any plan or specifications, which grain was sown last fall and spring, of a bridge, why did they not make it they are measured by the wagon load
fair crops are now being harvested. known at the proper time, and not ....Large numbers of crickets have
might have been furnished, but noth and
Rye seems especially adapted to the
wait until the work was completed and gone to Paradise valley, and are bask
ing of tbe kind was presented.” Now soil and climate.
ing in Yamhill crops, to the disgust of
the only rational inference to be drawn
Near Bonanza, there is now ripening then enter an odious complaint against the Granger... .Some of the “Web
from this defense, is that if specifica for harvest, a field of twenty acres, the workmen? If they wanted the
Do not forget the Old Pioneer Store of the Lake Country.
tions had been given, showing where which, it is estimated, will yield forty posts of the hand-rails placed in iron foot” papers are calling Robinson, of
mortises should have been put for rail bushels to the acre. This field was loops or cast-sookets, planed, stained
THATCHER & WORDEN.
ing posts, he conld have made them, nothing but a sage plain, before it was and varnished, why did they not fur beats his wife... .Complaints are being
instead of nailing them on the side. inclosed and prepared for the recep nish specifications to that effect, not. made, just now, that there are too few
And if further specifications had been tion of the grain. Tbe preparation withstanding the fact that we have a
given, showing which end to com consisted of cutting, piling and burn supervisor in whose hands such matters agents... .Conrod Ready is called for
mence sawing off those stub shots, Mr. ing tbe sage brush, and harrowing in are entrusted? I spoke to a member of by bis brother Pete who resides in
Spickelmier would have known just tbe grain without plowing, or other the Town Board concerning the bridge, Bernick, Pa... .The La Grande Gazette
wise cultivating the soil. All the har after they had decided to join tbe says that the diphtheria is oarrying off
One Set of Brass, Rotary Valve,
bow to do it, bnt the specifications dier
variety of vegetables can be
were not given, and of course he did’nt grown on favored localities. Tens of county in bearing the expense of build
know how. Another good point made thousands of acres of this kind of land ing it, and he said that they had noth malignant all the time....Tbe papers
by the gentleman, is, that if the people are unoccupied within a few miles of ing to do with it, but were to pay one- all have it that “report says” that a
and third of the cost when it was completed. cool §40,000has been pounded out in
of Ashland wanted the bridge built in Linkville. That it will be settled
cultivated in a few years, is as certain
a workmanlike manner, they should as that it is now vacant.
Now, if they had nothing to do with it a hand morter.frorn a new found ledge
—no say as to the design, it was none at Yankee fork, Idaho.
have said so, before it was completed
The natural advantages of Linkville
Scarlet fever is r agiDg in Sweet
otherwise. The argament of the gen will always retain for that town, its of their business, and they who step
valley,Linn county... .Eggs are
out now and publicly enumerate the
tieman, showing that it is none of the
present supremacy as a trading point.
cts. a dozen at Seattle, and the
faults found with it, manifest a very 37%
business of the people of Ashland,how
All in good order, as follows:
town is growing... .More improve
Its unlimited water power, added to
the bridge was bnilt, is somewhat its location, at the only accessible diminutive degree of propriety, and, ments are being made in Portland than
Two Eb Cornets, two Bb Cornets, two
Eb Altos, two Bb Tenors, ont Eb
more ingenious, than his work on the crossing of Link river, together with moreover, are those who offered tbe ever before.... Dentis, look out for the
one 30-inch Bass l)rum snd
bridge. It would seem that Mr. other natural advantages, cannot be least assistance when called upon. If
Spickelmier is ashamed of the job, by overcome by any other looality. Re there were nothing more than a verbal the use of hard rubber dental plates.
his trying to throw the blame on the alizing this, the proprietor of the agreement between the Town Board He is pronounced a swindle... .James Having perchased tbe entire interests of my late
supervisor. Out of courtesy to the town site, Mr. George Nurse, an ear and County Commissioners, I must add O’Mearer is connected with the Daily partners, in the Ashland Woolen M ils, I take pleas
man that gave him tbe job, one wonld ly pioneer to Lake county, and a man that it was a very lax manner of con' Examiner, in San Francisco. E. F. ure in announcing to tbe public that the
Russell is at Crecent City selling a pat
think that he might have done a job
ducting businoss. Respectfully,
ent mining contrivance of bis own in
that would not havo brought reproach of abundant means, is, in company
A. M. Sl’ICEELMIER.
vention... .Henry Ward Beacher will
on tbe supervisor, even if it had reduc with others, inaugurating several per
visit Oregon......... Jas. Owens is
ed his pay a little below 88 00 a day. manent improvements, which are des
coming back to Oregon, soon... .They
But the coolest part of tbe affair, is his tined not only to prove profitable to the
INDIAN WAR NEWS.
Or the nine Horns without the
furnish editors ice cream at Eugene
censure of the Town Board, for trust
[Condensed from Dispatches to Oregonian. ]
City. Yep, yep....Chas. L. Jewell, ARE NOW RUNNING AND MAKING THE
ing him to do a workmanlike job with projectors, bnt beneficial to the public.
B akes C ity ,July 26—The latest by cour- a member of the State Senate for four
First among these is a powerful saw
out a written agreement
mill with unlimited water privilege,and i er from Gen. Howard's command indicates years, wounded in a recent fight with
with an inexhaustible supply of timber that tbe Bannocks and Piutes have separat tbe Bannocks, is dead... .The oil mills VERY BEST OF NATIVE WOOL.
Iteni* from Jacksonville Paper*.
easily accessible. Vast forests of fir, ed. the former are fleeing the country .while at Salem, are soon to resume opera
The Mystic B. B. Club of Ft. Klam pine, cedar, etc., bound Klamath lake the latter are supposed to be making for tions. .. .A land office is to be estab BLANKETS,
A ndrew M c C allen ,
ath, has challenged the Jacksonvilles to on the west and north. Here logs are their agency for the purpose of surrender- lished in Boise City... .Twenty woun
and rolled into the lake,where they
Lake View, Oregon. (3-7-tf)
play a match game.... Jim Sly got both cut
are rafted and oonveyed to the head ing. July 25th,Howard’s command was en Curry is very sick in Portland... .On
collar bones broken by a horse falling of Link river by sail, from which point camped about 16 miles from Malheur last Sunday, tbe new bell on the Cath
DB. H. T. INLOW
on him last week... .The Times has a they are floated down the short race to ageacy.from which place they were forward olic Church in East Portland was
XI>. ». FARLOW
correspondent from Alkali lake, Lake
ing supplies, both from the agency and
be as endless is is the supply of timber Baker City.
ed between the different military of
county, and from Althouse, Josephine aud
fices at Ft. Vancouver.... 143 arrests
the water power. Millions of feet
Lieut. Ward, with an immense pack and in Portland, last month... .Curry
county... .Jacksonville has just dis will soon be required annually, for
covered that Welborn Beeson has a fencing purposes alone. Next year the wagon train,left Baker City yesterday morn county is the only county in Oregon,
butcher shop in Phcenix.... A destitute company propose to erect a flouring ing with supplies for the main colum n. and who payB her teachers accordir g to
family has been found in Jacksonville mill. When that is done.it will ba but will probably arrive at Howard's headquar services rendered, and Dot according
and provided for by the county author raise its own grain and manufacture its
more flour... ,C. H. Jones has again
The command under Gen. Howard found become associated with the Corvallis
INLOW & FARLOW
when a railroad shall tap South an old Piute squaw on the evening of the Gazette-, this time as foreman... .The
The Sunday Call is a name of a new future
eastern Oregon.it requires no unreason 24tb, who had been deserted by the hostiles butchers sell mutton at four cents a
paper, in East Portland, which sprang able exercise of credulity, to see Lake and who was nearly s tarred. Up to the pound at Crescent City.... Early to bed Are kvited to send in tbeir orders and %s«nred that
the same shall receive prompt attention.
from the ashes of the Land Register-, county exporting a vast surplus of many time of tbe courier leaving the command,she and early to rise, pay your printer and
Druggists and Apothecaries
is published by Beard and Barnes.
was obstinate in regard to giving any infor
dent gets it off....Pitt river is lower
It proposes to be“neutral and indepen to Linkville.
mation about the hostiles. Sarah Winne. than ever before known....Tbe jory
The town is now being supplied with mucca was to have approached the hostile impaneled to condemn the O. S. N.
dent in politics.” It’s typographical
Iresb Drug* of all kind* kept couetuutly on iinnd
appearance is creditable and we ex- water by means of a ditch from Flam camp last night with a view of the Piutes Co’s land at the Cascades over which
atb lake, a distance of a mile and a surrendering.
-AI j $O-
the Government locks are to be con
tend to it our fraternal greetings.
structed, valued the land at §7,000....
Item* from the Yreka Union.
ASHLAND WOOLEN MILLS,
Thaicher & Worden have the brick Major Tompson.with a detachment of men A dog fight is reported by a Portland
belonging to tbe 20th infantry, arrivod here
burned, and are making other prepara yesterday and leaves for the agency to mor paper.... Geo Good has retired from
A party consisting of Mrs. Jenson, tions for the erection of a large store
the Statesman, and accepted a place on
Miss Hattie Hager, J. E. Putnam and house. Several other buildings, less row,and it is expected that Major Wells and theCrueible ... .5,200 cases of salmon Aassume the late company indebtedness arM all ac
Perfumery, and all kinds of
C. D. Greenslet, all of Yreka, made the pretentious, will soon be put in course his command, now on the gunboat S pokane , were shipped from Astoria,this week... counts and notes due the Company 8OUTH OF
are payable to me or my order
ascent of Mount Shasta, on Friday last. of construction. Linkville is the center will for the present remain in camp at Uma in Albany... .Cheap storage is what’s CANYONVILLE,
tilla, as the Columbia Indians are in small
To Mrs. Jenson, belongs the henor of of the system of mail routes that supply
the matter of the Portland people.
parties above and below town, evidently
San Francisco is turning a whole swill
being the first of the party to reach the the county. Chief among the routes gathering in all the horses on the range
for bucket full of roughs and sneak thieves
C35“PRESCRIPTIONS carefully coarq ouaded,
summit....... The Scott’s valley Sun is converging at this place,is tbe tri-week- the purpose of running them across the Co-
and iiuiie but genuine articles used.
to raise on Aug. 6th, uneclipsed.... ly service to Ashland. Mr. M.Col well, lumbia
C-iUrrioee a* low ae the times will justify.
The rumor of the rich strike on tbe the present contractor, on this and the
W. C. DALEY,
Hone Their* at Work.
H. 8. EMERY.
Klamath river, is confirmed... .A gold makes the trip through with bis stages Capt. Wright’s company of Oregon vol- J. R. TOZER,
transact any and al) Irasiness connected with the
fciT Store one door south of tbe Postoäice—op
and silver bearing lode, struck some in less than schedule time, conveying unteers and volunteers here will be dis-
posite tbe Ashland House.
time since, on McCloud river, is the mails and passengers. An effort charged to-morrow, leaving only Capt.
ASHLAND WOOLEN MILLS. *
proving valuable... .Hot weather has is being made to have this increased to Sperry’i s company of 25 men at Pendleton
D r . H T I nlow can always be found a*
tbe btore, ready to attend to profession!! culls.
caused the Yreka lazy club to change entertained of success. That the in in the state service, and they are absolutely
terests of the county demand the needed, as a band of lawless men are steal WOOD WORKERS’ FACTORY, 43tf
IN LOW & FARLOW
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Item* from the Yreka Journal.
communication is already too long.
A shland , O regon ,
there is possible danger to Pendleton from
The Little Shasta farmers are talk In oonolusion permit me to say to
ing of forming a joint stock company, those seeking homes, that Lake oounty and exfsperating when in town. The re
Manufacturers of all kinds of
for the purpose of erectiug a flour mill presents attractions that cannot long tention of Sheriff Sperry’s company for a few
.... P. G. Strickland offers as a special be overlooked by men, who possess the weeks longer by the Governor will enable
that should characterize those law-abiding citizens to establish order and
premium, a Singer sewing machine, energy
who are landless.
valued at §50, for the best three pieces,
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Stolen Property among the Umatilla*.
DOORS, SASH, BLINDS,
to consist of chemise, night dress and A Japanese Junk With a Cargo •f
Some of the mules taken from murdered
drawers,to be exhibited at the next coun
freighters are now in the hands of Indians
ty fair of Siskiyou. Are Jackson county
The Coos Bay News, published a on the agency, who refuse to give them up.
ladies in that affair ?... .Col. Stone is Marshfield, Oregon, in its issue of the Mr. McCoy, father of Ouly McCoy, who was
A Large and Fresh stock of An Elegant stock of Clothing
stocking the stage road between Yreka 17th inst .has the following report from murdered, demanded his son’s mules from
Dry Goods at the
and Redding, with heavier horses.... the captain of the schooner Parallel tbe commanding officer, also the agent, and
T^ricTUKE frames neatly made to
The army worm in Little Shasta, still which arrived at that port July 15th, was told he must have an order from vVash-
sweep the green fields... .Oats in from San Francisoo: The schooner ingtou. Comments are unnecessary on such order.
Parallel, on the 7th inst., in latitude 3V an answer from a U. S. officer and agent to ^©’’“P laning of all kinds, sawing,
Scott's valley grew 6% feet high.
A Fine Assortment of Fancy
A splendid stock of Boots and
deg. 42 min., longitude 130 deg., 26 a demand of stolen property.
Shoes at the
E nlarged .—The Democratic Times min., at 4 a . m ., sighted a junk, or Jap Horse theivea AttemptHo Murder an Op
comes to band this week, enlarged and anese vessel, adrift. A boat was lower
ed and the strange vessel boarded,
DONE WITH DISPATCH.
greatly improved. The local page is when a terrible sight met the boarders,
A dastardly attempt was made to assass
put up in new type, and contains a Not a living soul was aboard, but a inate the telegraph operator here last night
large number of personals and other number of corpse of Orientals,who ba< by an unknown person who mistook the
A^W ili . contract for the | erection of
items. We congratulate Charley on his probably been dead at least a month office, and called up a man sleeping iu the all kinds of B uildings .
An immense stock of the best
There was no food aboard, and some o ' building below,and on his opening the door
brands of Tobacco and Cigars at
the bodies had been shackled together, struck him a fearful blow on the head with '^^.Undertakings a Specialty.
We learn from the Grant oounty
of food or water, and fastened by a slung-shot. saying -‘I'll teach you how SATISFACTION GUARANTEED.
Times, that “Rattle Snake Jack” has want
their comrades. Fin ally,doubtless, al to telegraph.” The stricken man sank to
been doing good service as a scout in died of starvation. Some of the bod the floor, and on recovering bis senses, the
Give Us a. Erie!.
Eistorn Oregon. He has added three ies were well dressed, and a lot of fine assassin bad fled.
GROCERIES, HARDWARE, CUTLERY, PAINTS AND OILii
Bannock scalps to his belt. The Times silk, ladies’ wearing apparel, was
DALEY & CO.
JVol. Ill No. I tf.J
The editor of the Modoc Independent
thinks he should be forgiven for bor brought off tbe wreck, by the sailors,
all made up in Oriental style. Tbe is in luck. He has been fishing
“Cheaper than the Cheapest” is Our motto.
rowing that horse and gan from the stench of decaying bodies, was such as
you can engage in.
to prevent a thorough inspection of the has been presented with a box of fine I—/ "■ IJ 1 ’ U'l FI"XbugineR8
I '$5 to |2d per day made by
I 1 I i j L y I aDy worker of either sex Bring on your Produce and Exchange for Goods.
Tbe next total eclipse of the sun will vessel; bat a lot of Japanese writing is Habanaa.
right in their own localities
in the possession of Capt. Nelson,
and samples worth |5 free. Improv
occur in the year 1900. Have your whioh may throw some light on the
Every man is tbe architect of his Particulars
your spare time at this business. Address S tinbom
t MRS. M. W. MARGARINE
smoked glass ready !
k Co., Portland Ma we.
Beef Cattle, Hides and Wool taken in ex
change for goods.
AV. H. Atkinson
DALEY & CO.