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ASHLAND OREGON FRIDAY, JUNE 25. I8S0.
VOL IV—NO 14.
iMMtietl every ITriclny,
I —B y—
J, M. McCall.
W. II. Atkinson
W. A. WiUhiro j
McCall, Atkinson & Co.,
LEEDS Ac. AixaRiti'F'r.
OFFICE—On Main Street, (in second story <>f McCall
A Baum's new building.)
NEW FIRM !
Ot all JoscriptioM done on short notice. Le/al Blank i,
throulara Businom Cards, Billheads, Letterheads, Pos
ters, etc., gotten up in good style st living price«.
Terms of Siibscrlptiou:
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six months ........
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forma in advance.
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One square (ten lines or less) lit insertion........ „..12 60
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Regular advertiaenientv insertci upon lil>er<d terne*.
DR. J. H. CHITWOOD,
At the Ashland l*ru¿ Store.
JAMES R. NEIL,
J. W. HAMAKAR,
LinkvUlj, Lake Co.. Oregon.
OFFICE—In Port Office buildin*;. Spe i.d attention
iven U» conveyancing.
M. I. M’CALL,
SURVEYOR & CIVIL ENGINEER,
ft projMMvJ io Jo any work in his line on short notice.
DR. W. B. ROYAL,
Has permanently located in Ashland.
Will give hi» undivided attention to the practice <>f
medicine. Ha» had fifteen years’ exiierience in
Or^on Office at hi-* residence, ou Maiu street,
opooeite the M. E. Cpurch.
We are now receiving our New Spring
Stock, ami everyday will witness
additions to the largest
General Merchandise I
Ever brought to this market. We de
sire to say to overy reader of
this paper, that if
Sold at the Lowest Market Prices, will
do it, we projiose to do the larg
est business this season, ever
do?e in Ashland; and
we can positively
make it to the
of every one to
call upon us and test
the truth of our assertions.
We will spare no pains to fully
maintain the reputation of the House,
As the acknowledged
For Staple and Fancy Goods, Groceries,
Shoes, Hats, Caps, Dress
Goods, Crocket y, Glass
and Tin Ware, Shawls,
And, in fact, everything required for r the
trade of Southern and South
DR. E. J. BOYD,
A full assertment of
IRON AND STEEL
: < ;
For Blacksmiths’ and General use.
Oflftre >n<l reai lenoe, ®<»úth tide of Mui nr street.
A Full Line of
DR. J. M. TAYLOR,
Main street, Ashland, Oregon,
OFFICE In second .lory of M moi M c HUI. Office
hour«, from Sto 12 A M.. *nd from l:»0 to 5 P. M.
Ashland Woolen Goods!
Flannels, Blankets, C'assimeres, Doeskins,
Clothing, always on hand and
for sale at lowest prices.
The highest market price? paid for
Wagon Manufactory, Wheat, Oats, Barley, Bacon, Lard.
MeCALI,, ATIUMSON A CO.
W. W. Kentnor, Prop’r,
A shland , April 10, 1880.
Wagons, Buggies, Carriages, Wheel
Barrows, Plow-Stocks, etc., made
and repaired at shrrt notice.
BEST EASTERN STOCK ALWAYS
All orders left at my new «hop, north
of the bridge, will receive prompt and
W. W. KENTNOR.
W. H. ATKINSON,
E. K. ANDERSON.
ARE NOW MAKING FROM
F.. K. Anderson.
w" H. Atkinson.
ASHLAND MILLS I
We will continue to purchase wheat
The Very Best
N ftITIIIVIEI WI0I0 LI!
17»e Highest Market Price,
Aad will deliver
Flour, Feed, Etc.,
Anywhere in town,
A t MI x L t »
Waannr. Aad.rwn A Co.
I oür patrons !
X. J----- ?
OLD AND NEW,
I have constancy on hsr 1 the very best
JÎF £ A” BIASES,
And can frnvA i j’jv c’tlomers with a
tip-to’? turai out fri any time.
Are invited to send iu their orders and
are assured that they
SHall Receive Prompt Attention 1
At Prices that Defy Competition.
ASHLAND WOOLEN MILLS.
W. H. Atkinson,
The Cannon s Mouth.
At Gettysburg more than 400 can
nons belched away for hours, shaking the
ground as with an earthquake, but the
loss in killed and wounded was not as
greai as that inflicted by a brigade in
action. More than 100 Confederate
field pieces were turned on Round Top
for two long hours, and yet infantry
rested there and munched their hard
tack almost as coolly as in camp.
When Lee retreated and Sheridan pur
sued his wagon-train over the mountain
roads, the rear guard of the Confeder
ates planted two field pieces in the
■arrow road ter check pursuit.
were well served, had plenty of am
munition, and seemed to command the
entire approach, but those guns were
charged and captured with the loss of
but three men.
The fire of artillery is destructive
only when it hits, the same as infantry,
but it is easier to shoot a man with a
musket than with a cannon. A shell
has been known to blow twelve men
into pieces, but perhaps twenty other
shells were wasted before that ono hit
A round shot may crush two men as it
plows through a regiment, but it will
take no more. Grape and cannister
will do murderous work at shore range,
but that range can only bo had once in
a while, and thfn preserved for only
tw'o or three rounds.—Detroit Free
The .Lepers' Home.
82 50 PER ANNUM
Rush of Immigration.
The Beauties of Polgyamy.
A matter which, from its peculiar
During the first three months of this
There is nothing connected with a
The following was related by the wife
there arrived in the pert of New ot a noted United States explorer to a
battle so exciting as to see a battery of
Tinif-s from Havana, 1 am not likely York about 135,000 aliens, which is
flying artillery take position. Troops
to forget, was a visit made to the Hos three times greater than the number Gentile lady of this city, who will vouch
open right and left, drivers lash and
pital de San Lazaro, at Havana, the who came during the same period last for its genuineness: while traveling in
shout, horses plunge and rear and guns
home of the lepers. This ancient and year. Jf this diflerence between the Southern U tah, we came to a small set
and caissons dash through and over
terrible disease finds many victims volume of this year’s immigration and tlement where we were detained a day-
everything until reaching the chosen
among the low caste Cubans and the that of last year shall continue until the or two by inclement weather. We
spot. A line of men waiting for the
poverty stricken Chinese, though it end of December, the arrivals at this found shelter in the humble, but neat
tight to open will show pluck and en
reaches its gaunt fingers into better so port during the twelvemonths will num and hospital home of a monogamist
thusiasm with the booming of the first
ciety sometimes. Leprosy is either in ber not less than 400,000, a figure saint, whose family hated polygamy, and
gun, and the faster the battery is worked
herited or induced by poor food, and es which will be unprecedented in the his through whose influence we were per
the more impatient will the supports
pecially by the eating of stalo fish. It tory of immigration. We are now speak mitted a glance at some of the beastli
become for close work. No one will say
seems to be a fish eater’s disease, in fact, ing of those who enter at the port of ness that characterizes the jieculiar in
that an army could be successful with
seldom prevailing at any great distance New York, where, perhaps, about three- stitution. Only a short distance from
out artillery, and yet those who hold
from tie sea. Leprosy, as seen in the fourths or four-fifths of the aliens arriv the dwelling of my friendly entertain
the “cannon’s mouth” to be king of ter
ers there stood a miserable adobe hut, I
West Indies, is simply a dry rot. The ing in this country disembark. The ag
rors or the jaws of certain destruction
could not conscientiously call it a house,
soul of a man is imprisoned in his body gregate immigration to the United
will feel disanpointed when they come
lived a saint with three wives,
long after he is, to all intents and pur States during 1880 may, therefore, be
across statistics showing how little dam
all of whom had families. My hostess
poses, dead, and, with all his mental estimated at about 500,000. The mag
age is inflicted by cannon compared with
made some neighborly errand an excuse
faculties intact, he must endure the grad nitude of this total will be better under
for paying them a visit and permitted
ual falling apart of his earthly tenement, stood when it is known that tho highest
It is often said of a man “He would
me to accompany her, but before going
awaiting with what philosophy he may figure heretofore reached in one year is
not be afraid to march up to a cannon’s
she made me acquainted with the rela
the hour when the cancerous agent niav 449,500, which was the number of ar
mouth;” and yet it is not a high compli
tionship existing between the three
touch a vital point. This may not oc rivals at all ports in 1872. The next
ment to his bravery. Just previous to
Women who were living with and had
cur for many years; it may happen on highest was 437,000, in 1873, and 427,
the first fight at Bull Run a brigade of
borne children to the same man.
the morrow. The traditions of the lies 800, in 1854. Many suppose that the
infantry made a reconnoissance towards
The first and second women were
pital do not point to any individual case present unprecedented increase in the sisters, the latter had been a widow
Blackburn’s ford to see how the enemy
of cure whereby that tho patient may influx of foreigners is chiefly due to the with one child when she married
was posted. A Michigan regiment, in
gain ever so fuint a hope. It might famine in Ireland. Such, however, is sister’s husband. When this child
reserve just outside the fight, was opened
well be inscribed over the j>ortal : “Let not the case. The rising tide is from grown to be about 1G years old
on by six field pieces in plain sight.
who enter here leave all hope be all countries, and the increase is not stepfather had also married her,
The tiring was rapid and lasted for half
relatively greater from Ireland than after a fcw- months she left and was
an hour, and yet not a man in the regi
from other parts of Great Britain or sealed to another man as plural wife,
ment was even wounded. Massachu
Indebtedness by Wives.
which drove out through the hot streets from the Continent. The reason of this by whom she had two children. Then
setts troops, advancing into the woods,
fought against cannon mounted on
Wives will pout, husbands will rejoice, toward the forbidding suburb facing the is plain; the Irish famine will doubtloss he died and she returned to her first
earthwork for fully twenty minutes, and and tradesmen will, we fear, swear at a sc-«—Dr. Burgess, an American resident cause a very considerable swelling in husband, bringing her children with
yet all their loss was from the musketry. very recent decision of the common law physician and United States sanitary of the volume of emigration from that her, the eldest ot whom at the time I
On this occasion no less iban two hun division of the English court of appeals ficer; an invalid doctor from Hartford, country, but it is yet too soon to expect am speaking of, was a girl about 15
dred round shot and shell were utterly which the lawyers of our own country and three journalists. San Lazaro is this. Indeed, the famine will tor a time years old, and my informant stated
will do very well to make a note of. Airs. located just where, in a modern city, we check emigration, since want of money tor a fact, that the old wretch had
It will prevent many from leaving the coun thoughts of marrying her too.
During the Sunday fight at Bull Run Mellor purchased of the plaintills, De- might look for a large hotel
try. The famine of 184G 7 did not be
a full battery, posted on the left, and benham and Freebotjv, various articles of
When we entered the hut the scene
just outsido the fight, kept up a contin dress suitable to her rank in life, and upon the fair prospect of the harbor’s gin to show its effects ou emigration until that met our eyes totally beggars de
uous and rapid fire on a highway three- which, by her orders, were charged to mouth, and tlm sea sends it unfettered about a year after the distress Came, and scription. Imagine
one low, smoky,
quarters of a mile away, over which the her husband, at fair prices. When ’the waves straight in from the northward, it was not until 1851 that the stream filthy room serving ns Irving room and
Confederates were marching as they bill was sent in, however, he declined to dashing up the spray almost to its reached its highest tide. The exodus of sleeping apartment for three womdii and
went into action or changed positions. pay it. He made bis wife an allowance, walls. The place was founded by a German emigration has been attributed their offspring, some of the latter almost
Shot and shell could be seen to strike, he «aid, and had directed her not to philanthropic Spaniard within a trifle of in large part to the military proscription grown up, the majority of the latter be
and outside of toaring a cover off an pledge his credit. The plaintiffs replied two hundred years ago, and wa3 re threatened by the new army bill. But ing little children.
T could never have
army wagon and killing a horse or two, that they knew nothing of his private stored in 1878. A liberal bequest of the most rational explanation of the dreamed of such dirt, squalor and rags
no damage was don«.
arrangements with liis wife, and that neighboring property has al way afforded present remarkable immigration to the existing in a Christian country.
At Fair Oaks the artillery fire was they should certainly hold him responsi an ample revenue for its support, but U nited States is the return of cominer seen nothing equal to it even among the
fierce and seemingly destructive. Trees ble. The tradesmen’s case seems an ex within a short time the Government Las cial and industrial prosperity in this Digger Indians, in fact the latter were
were rent and shivered, great furrows ceedingly strong one, and, with such coun converted a portion of its property, and, country. It has been estimated that quite civilized in comparison. But the
plowed in the ground, and shells sel as Mr. Benjamin, whose career at the as one of the officials of the institution the emigrants of this year will add from worst of my story is yet to come.
screamed everywhere over the battle English bar has been as brilliant as brief, remarked, matters were “not so good.” $25,000,000 to $30,0C0,0fl0 to the cash
The young girl of whom my hostess
field. Yet the loss of life by musketry might be deemed wellpigk impregnable.
had spoken as a probable bride of her
was in proportion of t went J to one. The only question left to the Jury, how gle, centering upon a chapel. A high amount with them, but this will ba but grandfather, was sitting in a corner
The Third Michigan Infantry lost more ever, was the sole one. “At the time wall divides the wards of the men and a small part of the increase in the na sobbing and crying. Upon inquiring the
men in five minutes by the infantry fire these goods were ordered had Mr. Mellor the women. We entered the male de tional wealth and industrial resources of cause of her distress we were told quite
than any brigade lost in all day by shot withdrawn from his wife authority to partment first. The leading peculiarity ;he country which will be brought about frankly that her grandfather had given
bind his credit, and forbidden her to do of the first patients met loitering in the iy an accession to the population of her a severe castigation for speaking dis-
The daily papers used to make a great sol” The jury found in tjie affirmative, corridors was a clay-like appearance of 400,000 or 500,000 men and women, resjiectfully of polygamy, and declaring
that she would never become the wife
ado over artillery duels, which were and ease was adjudged against the trades the skin and a depression or caving in most of whom are skilled laborers.
of her mother’s and grandmother’s hus
pronounced fiendish, blood-thirsty, etc. man. The decision on appeal is very of the nasal portion of the face. The
When we left I cauld not
At Antietam a Union and Confederate vigorously reasoned. There is, Lord lobes of the ear were globular and boles
restrain my indignation and I said^
battery, not more than half a mile apart Justice Bramwell said, no general usage
Marshfield, Mo., the scene of the un “what a lovely religion this is to make
and in plain sight of each other, had norconvenjencein favor of having articles voices of the men were nearly all
one of these duels, lasting forty minutes. of dress on credit, ncr can the courts take changed, sounding indistinct and pair.- ’ortunate catastrophe of Monday nig lit, such beasts out of human creatures.”
“It is not religion, but the lack of it,
The guns were worked for all they were judical cognizance of any practice of ful. Patients were bidden to approach, is the county seat of Webster county,
hat makes them beasts,” quietly re-
worth, and when the duel ended the wives to pledge their husbands’ credit
Union loss was a horse killed, the for such articles. Doubtless the husband limbs long since robbed, by the process and San Francisco Railroad, about 215 oined my hostess, “and you will find
wheel of a caisson shattered and two in may give the wife power to run up such of disease, of fest and ankles, and they miles from this city. The county i3 many cases as bad as this cne if you
fantrymen lying in support k riled. A bills, but why should the law give such held out for our inspection miserable named after the statesman, Daniel travel far in Utah.”
But the sequel is still more horrible.
change of position sent the writer’s reg power to her, against his will. Trades remnants of arms, shriveled, warped and Webster, while the town itself, the old
iment over the ground occupied I y 'he men should inform themselves as to the decayed, and yet these arms found cun est in that region, is named after liis About a year afterward we had occasion
Confederate battery, and here - a ere wives’ authority. It is, doubtless, true ning enough to grasp and remove hats country seat. It is located on a plateau to pass through that particular settle
found two disabled horses, a dead u til that to ask questions of their lady cus from matted heads of hair when we of the Ozark mountains. Its position ment again, and for a day we were the
lerist and the wreck of a caisson. Dur tomers would offend them, and that i3 a tendered a few bits of Spanish currency. is exposed, but it is not as elevated as guests of our former hostess. She told
We saw in these lower corridors per Springfield. Its population is esnmated me that the young girl was really
ing the forty minutes that these twelve strong reason why such questions should
forty men. Some were new com at about 2,500. Since the extension of sealed to her grandfather, being literally
guns were banging away with such lit not be asked; but it is no reason whv the
tle result, four or five sharpshooters lusband should be made liable in default ers, upon whom the disease had put but ,he railroad through Webster county breed into it by her own mother and
killed more than a dozen men and made of the shopman’s choosing not to inform few marks as yet. Others were almost in 1870 quite an inqietus has been given grandmother, under circumstances so
no fuss over it.
limself. Lord Thesiger added that there ready to go to the hopeless ward above, to Marshfield. It was a thriving little revolting that delicacy forbids me from
Here, place,, containing a bank, two .grain ele repeating them even to one of my own
Lee had a splendid position for his was, indeed, a presumption that the wife where we presently climbed.
artillery at Fredericksburg, yet the had authority to pledged her husband’s upon beds in a double row, wore the vators, two newspapers, two hotel«, a sex. Even in that polygamic community
Union troops swept forward unmindful credit, but the presumption was one lia vestiges of what had once been men— jewelry store, a large hardware store the excitement was so great that talk
was had of lynching the degraded trio,
of the fire until they reached the point ble to be rebutted, and had in fact, been corpses which breathed in speechless and several smaller establishments.
the man and the two elder women,
where the Confederate infantry could rebutted in this case by proof of the lim
begin work. Shells exploded in the air itation of the wife’s expenses. It was yet clung to life as though even under appears to- have swept the town from but the feeling soon passed over and was
or beyond the line, round shot took men hard npon the tradesman, but it w’ould these conditions it was sweet to exist. end to end, leaving uninjured only a eventually forgotten or only remembered
singly and no great damage was done be yet harder upon the husband to lay Tattered drapings hung from these few buildings near the southern limits as an episode of tins peculiar religion.—
until grape and cannister came into upon him a burden of liability against breathing skeletons, whose every pose and in the vicinity of the railroad track. From tho Salt Lake Anti-Polygamy
play. The Union guns on the other bis will, and from which ho would be was the attitude of despair. No picture The railroad depot, with the school Standard.
bank of the river, numbering at lease unable to relieve himself except by pub of Dore’s illustrative of the Inferno house, are all that are reported intact
The Keeping of Scrap-Books,
one hundred and fifty, boomed away for lic advertisement not to trust his wife, could overdraw a aceno like this. among the buildings of the lately thriv
several hours at the town and at Lee’s which advertisement the tradesman
Of the keeping of scrap-books there is
troops above, yet they did not cripple might, after all, plead he had not seen. lief that we walked across a pleasant swath through the town simply, but was
Nearly everybody keeps or
the enemy as much as the fire from a The judges disputed over a case (Manby garden, planted with banannas and figs, wide enough to include everything save no end.
scrapbook. Strange as it
single infantry regiment.
against Scott) similar to this several
there arc some merits
Hon Jos. Wisbv, who fortunately
At Savage station, when McClellan years in the reign of Charles IL, and 15 the guidance of a fat but devout Mother
It is not utterly
All respect to her and her witnessed it from the time it made its
was changing base, a Union battery was years ago the common pleas [made a Superior.
charged by a Confederate regiment. similar decision in Jolly against Rees. staff of nuns who labor here among the first appearance, states that it was plain silly like keeping a diary or an album of
They came across an open field, in plain But Justice Bvles then dissented, and hopeless, pointing their fainting steps ly visible before it had reached within a the autographs of Congressmen and
view and on level ground, with six guns Sir Alexander Cockburn himself has upward and slaving through the heat of mile of the town. It was a huge, cone- other worthies. A scrip-book contains
playing away on them, yet they cap since questioned the case. Debenliam years to alleviato the Bufferings of those shaped, dark looking mass, several hun what some other jmity had thought
tured the battery with a loss of only against Mellor is the first time the ques with whom they are appointed to live. dred yards in width, and, as it sped on good enough to print, amt io the chances
eleven men killed, and four of those tion has been passed upon in a court of The scenes amid the women are but a its mission of death and destruction, it are much in favor of set p.books of a
were killed by one shell. A Union appeal.
repetition of those across the rectangle. apparently danced from side to side as given number of men, B< it;g not quite
regiment rallied on the guns, fought
A few were telling their beads, some if in glee at the terror of those upon so dull as the diaries of those same men.
If, therefore, scrap books must be
over them hand to hand and captured
sewed and all were neat in person and whom it was advancing. It is impossi
and they ui.d'ubtedly will be un
them, and in ten minutes each regi
surrounding in every degree. A bright
end of time and newspapers, it is
Methodht itinerance is a good enough little boy ran toward us with an orange that crowded upon the observation of all
ment lost over one hundred men.
It is popularly supposed to be a for system when it provides $2,000 a year in either hand. He was the pet of the throughout the day. Wives weeping desirable to L* p them in the best possi
lorn hope when men rush forward on a for a preacher, but when it brings the hospital. His mother was an inmate over the dead bodies of husbands; hus ble wav. A> a general thing scrap
battery, but any soldier would take same man down to $500 a year then it far gone with the disease. He was not bands, who with less demonstration of books arc a-mass of information and
his chances there sooner than trying ought to be changed. This is what it yet old enough to know the fate that grief w-atched by the remains of wives; amusement, wh re everything is so ar
to dislodge infantry from the cover of has done for Mr. Miller in the New awaits him. What a pity this bright children mourning the loss of father ranged that the owner can never find
a stout rail fence. At second Bull York East Conference, and he rebels little chap is not taken as a subject for and mother, the dead bodies of infants, what he wants, when he wants it. A
Run the writer’s regiment swept for against Providence and the church that scientific experiment.
Can it not be children and adults that meet the eye on literary gentleman in this city- suggests,
ward to capture some field pieces which hap ordered it. If the rale was more that there ex’sts some means of driving every hand, the hurrying hither and that the best way to keep a scrap-book
bad got their range down fine and were equally applied it would not press so out the venom and building up the sys thither of bodies of men with hastily is not to keep it His plan is to have
creating considerable havoc.
There heavily upon some, nor would the high tem of the unhappy progeny of lepers constructed ambulances bearing the no scrap-book, but on cutting out a
wounded—all present a scene, the sol newspaper article on any particular sub
weie four cannon and they covered priced churches and ministers clamor as with healthy tissues ?
emnity of which can be better imagined ject, he folds it up and places it in anv
about the same front that the advancing they do for longer pastoral terms.
than described.—Springfield Patriot book he may happen to have on that
regiment did. They used shell at first Here will be weeping and gnashing of
particular subject For instance, a
against us, and in twelve or more teeth in many parsonage« before the
scrap about the Crimea might be put
roonds we only lost three men. They weekris over. But Methodist ministers
into Kinglake’s “History of the Cri
then changed to grape and cannister, enter the system with their eyes open.
mean War;” an article on hogs, in the
and before reaching the guns our total And while thirteen sought admission last
“History of Chicago,” or in a volume of
loss was-fifteen men.
We marched week in Brooklpn only five were re
The men engaged in grain elevators
“Bacon’s Essays,” and thus a man could
square at the cannon, preserved a good ceived.—New York Sun.
are found to succumb very quiokly to
make a scrap book of his whole library.
front and the art’llery could not have
pulmonary diseases. The life of a “scoo-
Ada (aged four), who was doing
had a better chance. Had we been ad
Master (addressing his class)—“Si f er” is variously estimated at an average something, and was told to desist by her
'The young man who wants to get up
vancing on one hundred infantry be lence ! This is not to be put up with. of three to five years. A movement is mother. Mother—“Ada, am I to speak
hind a fence or in rifle pits our loss Directly I began to talk a stupid fellow now on foot to amend the conditions I to you again 1 ” Ada—“Yes, ms, you with the sun must not sit up too late
with the daughter
begins to chatter.”
would have been four times as great.
under which the work is carried on.
may if you like.