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INDEPENDENT ON ALL SUBJECTS, AND DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF SOUTHERN OREGON
ASHLAND OREGON FRIDAY “MARCIR 19, ISSO
VOL IV.—-NO 41.
THE STORY OF LIFE.
J. M. M’CALU
The Rat Catcher.
A Badly-Used Groom.
One by one the duties wait thee,
Let thy whole strength go to each;
Let no future dreams elate thee,
Learn thou first what these < an teach.
Professor Richard A. Proctor, in his
A gray haired little man, a dog of no
around for a
A bridal couple from one of the
oet^ie give my daughter on
particular breed and less beauty, save in last lecture in New York, on “The Life book of poeti^
towns, recently married,
Issued evepy Friday,
l ” explained an
1 oldish looking went to the thriving sity of Springfield,
the aimable wag of his tail, aud a box and Death of a World,” presented his Christmas,
— by —
strapped across the little man’s back—
man, says the Detroit Free Press, the
Oue by one (bright gifts from Heaven)
views as to the future of the earth. ( other day, as a clerk in a Woodward Ohio, on their bridal tour. They ar
rived at the Lagonda House, in that
LEEDS <Sc MERRITT.
Main Street, Ashland.
Joys are sent thee here below,
slowly coursed He estimates that our world has existed , avenue book store came forward to wait place, about nine o’clock in the evening,
catehirg concern that
Take them readily when given.
Saturdav. as an independent whole five hundred < on him.
its wav down Columbia
Ready too to let them go.
The bride waited in the ladies’ recep
OFFICE—On Main Street, (in «eonJ story of Jl.-CoJl
of years. Of this time, one
“Yes, sir. Have you any choice of tion-room while her liege lord went to
It Baum's new building. )
many years, the old man| said—how hundred millions of years were occupied >oets ?”
Do not fear for an armed band,
the office to register hia name, and for
One will fade while others greet thee;
The undersigned from and after Apri.
many he didn’t then recall—iand he had in the change of the earth from a vapor
“Waal, I s’pose they are all off the the first time to write it with “and wife.”
Of all descriptions done on short notice. Legal Blanks,
Shadows passing through the land.
18th, propose to sell only for
boen successful in his work. At the ous to a solid and liquid state. For same
piece,” replied the old man, as he The polite clerk was notified of the fact
Circulars Busin:«s Card*. Biilneuh, Letterheads, Pos
tera, «te., gotten up in good style at living prices.
Do not look at life’s long sorrow;
stables on Seventh and Washington three hundred millions of years there i scanned the shelves.
“I don’t know that be was a fresh and newly-married
CASH IN HAND
See bow small each moment's pain;
avenue he had cleaned out 31” rats in was too great a degree of heat on the much about ’em, but the gal she seems man, and the bridal chamber was ac
God will help thee for to-morrow,
Terms o> Subscription:
Or approved produce delivered except
one day. It was a commouJUccurrence earth for it t-o be the abode of life, and o think a heap of that ’ere chap named cordingly assigned them. The groom
So each day begin again.
O m oopy. oue ..................................................................S2 50
when by special agreement—a short
j retired from the office, accompanied by
for him to get 75 out of a house, and for one hundred millions of years tne Tennymoon.”
“ «ix month,..............
Every honr that fleets so slowly
and limited credit may be given.
•• “ ihre«
months........ ................................ 1 00
“Tennyson, you mean.”
i a servant, and with his bonnie bride re
often he had captured over a hundred in frame of the earth has been very much
Has its task to Jo or bear;
Club rate«, «ix copies for............................................ 12 50
stores. Grain steres are especially pro
“Waal, I guess so. I hain’t no band paired to the bridal-room. In about
Yarmi in advance.
Luminous the crown and holy
They have commenced receiving their
In reaching this conclusion, Professor to remember names.
of rats. The box containing ferrets
Do you know half an hour the affable clerk at the La
Terms of Advertising:
Stock, and that every
i gonda was surprised to see the groom
Do not linger with regretting,
dav will witness additions to
One square (ten lines or lese) 1st insertion............ 3 ’ 50
behind were important adjuncts of the
“Why, he’s one of the leading poets.” walking in the office, and still more sur
Or for passing hours despond,
Kaeh additional insertion.......... ................................ 1 00
the largest stock of
“Married man !”
• prised to notice that he deliberately
of the other planets. On the theory
Nor, the daily toil forgetting,
Look too eagerly beyond.
walked to an easy chair, in a dark cor
Local notices per line------ ----- —....................................10c
Regular advertisements inserted upon liberal terms.
These he had owned for several years, would cool, he finds that Jupiter will
“Move around in purty good society, ner, and seated himself with a disap
Hours are gol ’en links, God’s token,
Reaching Heaven; but one by one
having obtained them from the captain cool down to our present standard does he 1 Ever hear he wasn’t exactly pointed but determined sort of an air.
them, let the chain be broken
j The clerk waited some minutes, all the
of a schooner sailing between this coun in 3,000,000,000 years, and that the straight !”
Ever brought to this market. They ile-
Ere the pilgrimage oe done.
. sire to say to every roader of
time wondering if there ceuld so soon
. J1. ‘-B.
DR. J. H. CHITWOOD,
opening made for ventilation satisfied earth 420,000,000 years ago. That is tc Ye a gentleman,” said the astonished have been a family row. He watched
this paper, that if
A Touching Home Picture.
the reporter as to what kind of “var say, J uniter is very moist and the moon clerk, “though of course I don’t know the young husband closely, endeavoring
ASHLAND, : : : :
j to discover by his actions the cause of
mint” a ferret is. He has a long body, very dry. J upiter represents the earth anylhing about his private life.”
The present King of Denmnrk, it is which is thin and supple, as though as it was millions of years ago, and the
OFFICE At tu« Ashland Drux Store.
bis so suddenly and so soon retiring
Sold at the Lowest Market Prices, will said, is regarded more as an indulgent
boneless. The neck ¡3 long anil tapers moon the dry, uninhabitable condition verses 1”
the chamber which contained his
do it, they propose to do the largest
father than a monarch by his people.
“Of course not.”
j fair young bride. But his watching was
down to a head with a very sharp it will reach in about twenty-five mil
business this spring and summer
His kingdom is, fortunately, not too snout. The eyes are small and red, lions of years.
JAMES R. NEIL,
“Anything about girls elopin’ away in vain. There sat the groom in the
ever done by them in the
large for him to maintain a watchful, hence the expression, “x\.s red as a
This general statement simply indi ‘rom home with pirates or robbers !”
shadow of a pillar, quiet and calm.
last five years, ami
kindly guardianship over every village
“Not a word.”
ferret’s eyes.” The owner said that cates Professor Proctor’s line of specula
Finally, the clerk’s curiosity became so
they can posi
and district, anil many are the stories
Looking at Jupiter,
these had become so well domesticated tion or argument
“The reason I’m a leetle perticler,” great that he determined to interview
cold of his sudden interfeiance (like the
that they could bo handled without fear he sees the humid condition of the said the old man, “is because my gal is the young man about the matter. Ap
it to the
good, powerful genii of the fairy talesn
earth as it was in the past, and, turning rather on the romance. She’s just dyin’ proaching him in a respectful manner,
of bein' bitten.
in some cases of individual suffering.
J. W. HAMAKAR,
go to work • Well, I ex his telescope on the moon, sees what the to slope off with some pirate, or be lug he said ;
of every one to
His children have inherited his integ
amine a house, carefully ascertaining earth will be in years to come, In one ged off by some Injun-killer, and if that
“ My friend, pardon me, but I don’t
call upon them in
rity and gentleness; anil the simple, sin
holes are. Then, over all case he sees the atmosphere surcharged ’ere Tennyson is on the slope I don’t understand why you have so soon left
Linkville, Lake Co., Oregon.
Ashland and test the truth
cere qualities which would have made
but two of these I place a net with with vapor, which is in time to become want his verses.”
the bridal chamber, Has anything ser
OFFICE—In Post Oflee building. Special attention
of their assertions. They will
them beloved as peasants have brought
The ferret is put into a seas and rivers on the surface of the
Oh, you can be sure that his verses j ious happened ?”
Ivon to conveyancing.
spare no pains to maintain, more
to them passionate hemage in their high
“ O, no,” said the young fellow.
fully than ever, the reputation of their positions. Alexandra and Dagmar, the hole, and that is immediately covered planet. In the other he finds no atmos are all right. They contain nothing but j
with a net. I then station myself with phere of appreciable density, no water the purest sentiment.”
M. L. M’CALl,
is an awful modest girl, and
future Queen of England and Empress
House, as the acknowledged
the dog at the only hole left on the surface, and no signs of life.
“ ’Nother thing is, one of the girls she said she couldn’t retire as long as I
of Russia, are probably more beloved by
PURVEYOR à CIVIL ENGINEER,
I am armed with a club, Around Jupiter the vapor is so dense in our neighborhood sent off af was in the room. I told her she would
he English and Russians, though for
which takes a heavy part in the busi that the surface of the planet cannot be ter some one’s poems, and that ’ere have to get used to it sooner or later,
eigners, than any members of the royal
should the rats become too numer seen, except where some tremendous >amphlet came nigh workin’ a heap and might as well commence the first
fg prtp&rtd to do any work in his lino ou short notice.
For Staple and Fancy Goods, Groceries, families into which they have married. ous for the dog. It is hardly ever more force has torn the cloud away.
On the cf evil. There was a song in it about a night. But she said ‘no,’ and plead so
There was something peculiarly simple
Hardware, Clothing, Boots, Shoes,
than five minutes before a rat bounces moon there are the dry beds of seas and boy with a glassjeye, and about flirtin’ hard, and with such love looks, that I
tntl touching, in the domestic life at the
Hats, Caps, Millinery, Drers
out of the uncovered hole and the dog rivers, the wide craters of extinct vol with a feller on the corner, and I can’t couldn’t refuse her, and at her request
palace at Copenhagen during last
DR. W. B. ROYAL,
receives him in his mouth. The ferret, canoes, and numeious signs to indicate tell you what. ’T wasn’t a week before left the room and came down here.”
Summer. The good old King gathered
Tin Ware, Shawls,
after having been tl rough the house, that the moon once was as our world is our Sarah begun to say she’d like to
Has permanently located in Ashland.
“Well, what are you going to do!”
all his children and grandchildren about
works out himself, and leaves hardly now. On the one hand is a great world ‘collar a beau,’ and askin’ her mother said the curious clerk. “ You don’t pro
Will give his undivided attention to the practice cf
mediciae Has had fifteen years' experience in
And, in fact, everything required for the him ; an 1 the Royal and Imperial High any rats behind.”
cooling gradually to the point when it not to ‘give her away,’ and all such pose to sit here all night, do you! ”
Oregon. Office Fit his residence, on Main street,
nesses, old and young, behaved very
trade of Southern and South
opooeite tho M. E. Church.
[ “ I never used the same ferret twice will become the scene of busy life, and slang as that. I kept her churnin’ but
“No siree I You bet I don’t. Jennie
much as an American family would do
in succession,” he explained, “ and that on tho other a smaller world, cold, dead, ter from six in the mortin’ till ten at promised that as soon as she got un
who had come home to “grandfather’s”
night, and I guess it reformed her, but dressed she would turn the gas low and
is the reason I carry four of them. deserted.
DR. E. J. BOYD,
A full assortment of
Taking observations in all directions, I don’t want to Bet hergoin’ agin.”
They become tired, and if used too
then ring the bell. As soon as I heard
The little palace was so full that some
“I assure you that Tennyson’s poems it I was to go up to my room. I will
Professor Proctor arrives at the conclu
often stop to rest, and time is lost.”
of the princes had to be lodged outside.
I He did not know what became of the sion that the waters now on the surface arejall right,” said the clerk.
sit here, and if you will please tell me
There were family dinners, whore the
For Blacksmiths’ and General use.
Linkville, : ; : : : Oregon.
“Waal, I’m goin’ up on the market when the bell to my room rings I will
rats, as he never took them himself. It of tho earth will gradually soak into the
heirs to the most powerful thrones in
seemed remarkable, but a rat had never interior, the crust cooling and breaking just now, but after dinner I’ll call and be obliged, and I will go up.”
0®c, and residence, south side oí Main street.
the world told anecdotes of their boys
A Full Line of
been known to turn on a ferret, the rat into la^ge cavities. As there is room in see the book. If there’s a single crooked
“ All right,” said the amused clerk ;
and babies just like other fond, foolish
seeming to recognize tho ferret as his the interior for twice as much water as word I wont have it, for I hain’t goin’ “when your bell rings I’ll tell you,”and
E. K. Anderson.
H ■ H. Atkinson.
enemy, and always going out of the way now finds place on the earth’s surface, to have Sarah si id in’ down from her so saying he left the newly made hus
The old King walked out every day,
Flannels, Blankets, Cassimeres, Doeskins
just as fast as possible. Contests in the crust, as the interior cools, will be chamber window at midnight to meet no band. Time rolled on, and an hour
pleased and proud, with his grandchildren
Clothing, always on hand and
close quarters be-ween a rat and ferret come dry and dead. There will be no brigand, and if she ever tells me agin passed. The young fellow anxiousiy
about him. The pleasantest day of the
for sale at lowest prices.
had invariably resulted in a victory for seas and rivers, no atmosphere, no life. that I’m a kicker I’ll box her ears, even came to the desk and inquired over and
Summer, probably, was one when the
the ferret, for, with all the nimbleness The progress toward this period of uni if she is goin’ on 23.”
over again if “ his bell hadn’t rung,” and
Princess of Wales, the Czarina of Rus
The highest market price? paid for
of the rat, the ferret is the most active versal death will be gradual, extending
when the answer came, “ No, sir!” he
sia and the Crown Princess of Denmaik
An Inseparable Couple.
We will continue to purchase wheat
and takes the rodent by the throat be over 25,000,000 years. There is less
troubled and anxious. Finally
took their children and went out of sight
fore he is aware of such a near apprach. water now than there was in the time
himself in an easy chair, and
of everybody to a lonely island, not for
A Duke of Savoy, who made some
j While the old man talked he thrust of Adam, and less than there was in the
a state excursion, but for a real homely !
Come One and All.
pretensions to the city of Geneva, sought soon the clerk heard his sonorous snores.
The night passed and daylight came, but
The Highest Market Brice,
without the slightest fear of being bitten reached the maximum stage of develop to gain it by surprise. He scaled the the bell of the bridal chamber had not
J. M. McCAI.L A- CO.
The cliilJren played in the sand, and
And will deliver
by them, and said to the reporter that in ment, is now on the decline—is wearing walls by night, but his success was not so much as tinkled once m H night. At
their mothers sat on the beach talking,
equal to his wishes. The alarm being
Ins own room he gave the little yellow out as it were, is on the grade toward a
no doubt as they did when they were
given that a number of the besiegers six o’clock the daylight clerk came on
had mounted the walls, the citizens duty, and the groom, who was sleeping
E. K. ANDERSON.
W. n. ATKINSON,
Anywhere in town,
The whole kingdom rejoiced in this
rushed to arms and repulsed their ene soundly, was awakened. He rubbed his
for persons to have them about the theory will not be slow to remember
When the day
mies, who were too weak to resist tjjpm. eyes, yawned and stretched himself, and,
AT MIT.T. PRICE ».
it was a matter of some sur that the Desert of Sahara was once a
in a confused manner, exclaimed:
for parting came, the entire population
Wacner« Änderten & Co.
prise that such was not more fre part of the ocean; that the so-called Those who fell into their hands were led “ Where am I!”
of Copenhagen closed their houses and
quently tho rule, as it was a certain pre great American Desert was at one time co an ignominious death. Among the
Then recollecting the condition of af
repaired to the shore tc bid farewell to
a great sea ; that there were in the time number of prisoners was an officer who fairs, he angrily said, “ Look’ee here,
their beloved princesses. Women cried
ferret is fond of b]ood, and it is this of Alexander many rivers in Central had particularly distinguished himself you, Mr. Clerk, why in the devil didn't
and -men shouted as the ship parted her
thirst that gives him such an excellent Asia which are now dry channels; that for his valor. The news of his capture you wake me up when that ’ar bell rang?”
moorings, and the air was rent with pas
being carried to his wife, she flew to the
zest in the hunt for rats. If any one the Caspian Sea is many feet lower than
“Well, sir, it didn’t ring.”
sionate ci ies of,
place where her husband was to perish
should own a male and female, it is not it was 2,000 years ago.
“ Didn’t ring!”
“Good-bye Dagmar I”
Many people now living will tell you and demanded to embrace him for the
long before they are the possessors ot
“ No, sir.”
“God keep you, Alexandra 1”
a large number. They are well known that Lake Michigan is seven feet lower last time. They refused her this favor,
Opposed to this picture is that of the
than when they first settled on its shores; and the officer was hung without her be
“No, sir; not once.”
ARE NOW MAKING FROM
Czar of Russia, whose powei is absolute
ing permitted to approach him. She,
two litters in one year. They eat that many swamp districts are now good
“ What! not once during the whole
over the most mighty kingdom in the
Main Street, : : Ashland.
I raw meat, and the fresher it is the bet farming land; that many streams which nevertheless, followed the dead body of night!”
world, yet who goes abroad but seldom,
I ter they like it, having an excellent rel- forty years ago could not be forded ex her husband to the place were it was ex
it is said, and then in an agony of ac
| ish for the taste of blood. So strong is cept in Summer are now little rills; that posed. Sne there seated herself by the I “Well, that is darned strange. By
I have constantly on hand the very best
tual terrer for fear of assassination.
melancholy spectacle, and remained with
this developed in them that care has to large ponds of twenty years ago have
taking any nourishment, or suffering gosh, I don’t understand this business.
nrcruia.» and cakkiages .
tells” in princes as in peasants.
her eyes to be abstracted a moment from I’ll go to the room and see Jennie, and
chickens, for they would kil? and suck to the truth of Profeasor Proctor’s
the object of her affection. Death, which find out what the devil she means keep
And can furnish my customers with a
A Last Dollar Misapplied.
she waited for with patience, came at ing me down here all night,” and off he
The little old man who gives this in feet in fifty years it will be easy to Bee
tip-top turnout at any time.
last, and closed her eyes while she was ' started.
About twelve o’clock ho entered the
The other morning, says the Carson,
stretched over the dead Body of her hus
with brightreyed Jennie on
Nevada, Appeal, a stranger might have
they sat down to dinner.
been noticed standing in the rear of the
On reasonable terms, and given the best
Jennie went to her
mint, watching an old woman pick up
attention. Horses bought aud sold
room, and her handsome and now happy
sticks. She must have been about 80
the dog and ferrets, for there is intense useless world’s, but leads us to infer that
and satisfaction guaranteed in
husband repaired to the office to “ ex
years of age. Her old calico dress was
these members of that higher orders of the universe are to suc rities. Mlle. Foucault, commonly called plain things to the clerk.”
all mv transactions.
full of holes, her face as wrinkled as
ceed them,—Inter Ocean.
“ Look’ee here,” he said, in a confi
“La Femme en Culottes,” has died at
and as brown ar. leather. Every
II. F. PHILLIPS.
dential tone, “ don’t say anything about
time she stooped to pick up a stick, she
this to any one, for Jennie feels awful
was obliged to do so with a painful eff
bad about it; but the truth is she went
ort. She raked over the dry leaves with
Every one has a weloome for the per Empire. In 1848 her father died and to turn the gas down low and turned it
palsied hands, and all the worthless little
son who has the good sense to take left her a penniless orphan. She tried out This frightened her so that she
pieces went into her basket. A heap
things quietly. The person who can go all sorts of means to gain an honest liv jumped into bed and pulled the covers
of garbage and ashes occupied her at
without her dinner and not advertise ing, but failed till one day the idea over her head, and was afraid to get up
tention for some ten minutes. The man |
the fact; who can lose her purse and struck her to assume male attire, and in again to ring the bell; and, besides,
who was watching her finally walked
keep her temper; who makes light of a that disguise she became a corrector for didn’t know where the bell was. Said
up behind her, and dropped a dollar into
examination drew near she said to heavy weight, and can wear a shoe that the press in the printing office of M. I she thought I'd come up every minute,
her basket, and then stole away un
OLD AND NEW,
noticed. An attache of the mint who him: “If you succeed, come in the pinches without any one being wiser; Dupont She remain 3d there two years, and waited and waited until she fell
evening to the box at the opera in who does not magnify the splinter in when her sex being discovered, she got asleep. Poor girl, she nearly cried her
was standing near hailed him as he
Are invited to send in their orders and hassed: “I say, did you give a dollar to which I shall be with my parents and her finger into a stick of timber, nor the notice to leave. She subsequently wrote eyes out about it. I didn’t like it much
J. II. BVSSELL. Proprietor.
some of their friends.” “But will they mote in her neighbor’s eye into a beam; in one or two small prints; then she at first, but then she felt so awfully sor
are assured that they
that old ladyf’ “Yes, I did, although it
was about the last I had. I can’t bear admit me!” asked the poor student. “I who swallows bitter words without leav became a concert hill singer, and finally ry and waa so sweet and i.ice, and made
Having again settled in this place
to see poverty and old age combined. 1 will take care of that,” replied the girl. ing them in other people’s mouths ; who copyist to Alexandre IDumas, the elder. it all right, you know; so I don’t blame
and turned my entire attention to
had a mother once as old as she, and as Frere passed the examination with great can give up her own way without giving On leaving the service of the great novel her at all. She said I needn’t leave the
the Marble Business, I am pie-
weak and palsied.
I feel for an old credit and presented himself at the box. up the ghost; who can have a thorn in ist she again found employment in a room to night, and I don’t propose to
At Prices that Defy Competition.
pared to fill all orders with neat
woman like that, and she can have a His sweetheart rose as he entered and the flesh and yet not vrick all her printing office, where she was able to either, you bet”
kissed him before the whole company. friends with it—such a one surely car save enough money to buy a small piece
ness and dispatch. Monuments,
dollar from me if it is the last I’ve got.”
After that there was nothing for the ries a passport into the good graces of of ground at Clichy. Here she built i A little more than forty years ago all
Tablets, and Headstones, execu ted
“Do you see that block over there!”
to do but to announce the en mankind.
a series of small houses, or rather huts, I the table cutlery used in the United
<2Fin any description of marble.
“Yes.” “With houses on it?” “Yea”
which are now known as the Cite Fou States came from England. At present,
(^“Special attention paid to or-
“The houses and !ot belong to her.” An
ASHLAND WOOLEN MILLS
cault. Her feats of arms among her I out of an annual consumption of nearly
^gpiers from all parts of Southern
expletive was all the stranger had to
turbulent tenantshave l»ecomelegeudary. <3,000,000, worth, England supplies but
43^Oregon. Prices reasonable.
offer as he turned away and walked request, their aristocratic name to his
up a piece of pearlash in the cloth, and She died, it is said, worth £80,000.
more plebeian one.
eight per ceut, and this country not only
rapidly up Carson street. It was his
manufactures nearly all that is needed
home, but ships large quantities to
J. H. Russell,
This country needs a national anthem
sun and air until removed.
The Princess of Wales is thirty-five, are pretty little hands.
about as much as a rabbit needs six legs. South America, Australia and Europe
J. M McCall & Co,
$2 50 PER ANNUM.
• ? d
IRON AND STEEL
ASHLAND MILLS !
Ashland Woolen Goods!
Wheat, Oats, Barley, Bacon, lard.
Flour, Feed, Etc«,
Livery, Sale & Feed
The Very Best
<| |<MARBLEH Í
S our patrons }
W. H. Atkinson,