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VOL. U NO. 12.
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C. W. Parrisii.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Canyon City, Oregon.
M. L. OLMSTEAD,
; ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Canyon City, Oregon,
Geo. B. Currey,
Canyon City, Oregon.
M. Dust in,
Attorney at Law,
Canyon City, Oregon.
F. C. HORSLEY, M D.
Graduate of the university of penn
Bylvania, April 8, 1878.
Canyon Ci-'y, Oiviron.
Office in his Drug Store, M.i'n
Street Orders for Dru:s promtly filled.
No professional patronage solicited
unless directions aie s'rictly followed-
J. W. HOWARD, M. D,
Canyon City, Grant Co., Oregon.
0. M. BOBSOtf, M. D.,
3T. K. BOLEY,
EfifDontal Rooms, Opposite the Methodist
Canyon City, Oregon.
G. I. IIAZELTINE,
CANYON CITY, OREGON.
O -A. TXT "5T O TXT CITY
The best of Milk furnished to
the citizens of Canyon City ev
3ry moiling, by tiie gallon or
quart; at reasonable rates.
Carpenter and Wagon Makkk.
Canyon City, Oregon.
Dealer in Hardwood, Spokes
and Felloks, Furniture,
Chairs, Faints, Glass, and
F. C. Sols.
Phil. Metschan & Co.
M. S. HELLMAN.
IIaving purchased the entire
and -well assorted Stock of Gen
eral Merchandise of M. S. Hel
man, in September Just, and we
beinir, then desirous to wind
upHhe business as speedily as
posssible, we have been selling
; u 1
We are now determined more
than ever to settle up our bus
iness at once, and hereby offer
To our Pa' reus and the Public Gener
ally, which be greatly to their Interest,
to Come, Exaiiiice and Price our Goods
j before purchasing el-ewhere.
PHIL. METSCHAN & CO.
Canyon City, Ogu., April 10, 1870.
j n?t woo iskv.
GEO. nOU SHAN.
WOOLSEY & EOUSMAN,
CAITYON CITY, OREGH".
rri'lE RAK U doppHed with pnre Wines and
-- Liquors, Beer. Aio, Bitten and Cigar?.
FINE MILLIARD TABLES
1 tho Snloon. jSSfQ'no uaSi call.
1. n. woon. j w. ohurch.
WOOD & CHURCH,
CORRAL, and FEED STABLE.
Good buggy teams and nice
Saddle horses furnished at all
hours of the day or night, at!
reasonable prices. Particular
attention paid to boarding and
oroomino; transient stock.
On Main und Washington St8., Canyon Citv,
BAKER CITY ADVERTISEMENTS.
Watchmaker and Jeweler,
BAKER CITY, OREGON-
All work done promptly, and warranted to
give sntiefiiotiuD. Has cnnHtantly on hand a
full and noiopleto atck f Wntohe.-', Clocks and
Jowolry, for Bale Chonp for Oash. All good.
wsrreniod as rtprt 'tod. Watches and all
other artiotas sont for topiir may be left vich
S. JI. Shepherd, who will attend to forwnrding
tho same. A. U. ELMER.
BAKER CITY, OREGON,
CIGr All MAN UF ACTO RY,
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
Tobacco and Smoking Articles.
T. C HYDE,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELOR AT LAW,
Baker City, Oregon.
Office enrney of Court Avenue and
Haines & Lawrence,
A.ttoi3aoys zx Xjjx7-?
DAKER CITY, OREGON.
Will practice ut law in &l courts in Oaegon
CITY, OREGON, S IT CRD AY, JUNE 28, 1879.
From the Daily Bee-
Considerable emigration is pouring
into the Klaniaih Basin this season.
The school clerk in Jackson county
has collected .nil but $2 of this 3ear's
A radish 80 inches long is exhibited
in Jacksonville. It grew on Apple
The Democratic Times?savs Joaquin
Miller used to drive an ox team for the
Phomix s.i winiil.
Haying has commenced. A large
amount will be cut this season in Jack.
An oxcellent bridge has been built
across Griffin creek, near tiie Dollar
hide, place, Jackson county.
The Stale Line Herald says crops
are looking well in Langell valley, and
there is an increase of acreage.
The hills of Curry county are almost
covered with fine sheep, and the past
ures, on account, of the abundaut rah. a,
If the roads improve, the stage com
pany will run on the summer 'schedule
soon. It is later already than ever
before in that respect.
The Salem Town Talk says F. J.
Bubeook, who was taken severely ill
while attending the ilasonie Grand
! Lodge in Portland, is rapidly recover
A Jackson comfy farmer, who has
been experimenting with Angora goats,
says that their hair brings a good
price when sacked, but adds that the
shearing process results in a great cry
and little wool.
The Plaindealer says that W. F.
Briggs, of the Telurium mine, was in
Ho'cburg this week on business con
nected therewith. He reports work
progressing on the tunnel, which is uow
in 440 feet, cutting through a ledge of
ore bearing quartz thirty feet in thick
ness that assays $60 to the ton.
The Town Talk says: While all the
machinery in tho Swartz mill was in a
buzz of business, the main saw, a sixty
inch circular, broke into two equal
pieces, bending some shafting, but
otherwise doing little damage. The
sawcisi S-OU, but in the pross of trade
the d.unagti to Mr. Swartz is great on
account of delay.
Immigrants should remember to
look into the Nehalem valley before
settling. There are homes there fur a
thousand families free for the takinr
Alany .str.tugers 'nave lately appeared
in the Boise country.
Great bands of cattle are being driv
en from Boise valley to Ch yenne.
Many lots in Tho Dalles are v.-nrth
more than they were with the buildings
that encumbered them before the fire.
Cramlal, Honrici it Co. have had a
force of 41 Chinamen at work on their
mining claim on John Bay river since
the 1st of April, and will increase the
force to .MOO or 400 before the close of
the se ison. The claim was first opened
in 1867, bur was abandoned untill the
; present season.
A We-t'n m.m exultantly exclaims:
'Three months hence the scream of
j the locomotive will rescind in our j
streets anu the goloeu gram ironi a
thousand hills will here wait the steeds
of steam to speed it around the world."
All of which means that railroad com
munication for Weston has been decid
ed in the affirmative.
Ratthmake Jack, alias Rattletrap
Jack; Lone Jack, Charley Carson, etc.,
arrived in town last night under escort
of Deputy Sheriff Berry, of Grant
county. The Goddess of Justice pre
siding over Grant county, although
bb-ul, says she saw Jack run off some
horses bearing another man,s brand
lat fall, and i'o accomn
Ocs to Salem for one
some scouting last summer, and shot
holes through some of 'he entrail-eaters
near the Long Creek Rpuhlie, in the
Blue mouKtaius. At the close of the
campaign he struck out for Nevada,
and some Stein mountain ho'ses were
just mean enough to keep traveling
ahead of hini on the range. The Grant
county people were just h6iisitive
enough to send a sheriff after him, and
it cost the State about 31000 to get
him back to Canyon City, where he
has been jugged all winter. The In
dians ran off Iocs of hoists from the
same vicinity, and were simply taken
over to the Yakima country. and turned
loose again. But Jack, being a white
man has to be cooped up. As Nez
Perce Joe says, there muso bo some
thing wrong about this Indian bu.ine$.
Some of the Indians ought to have
been hunt; and the b ilai.ee sent to the
penitentiary. There is old Otis, the
worst murderer and poorest fighter in
the whole outfit, living in a nice, airy
tent at Vancouver, while ,Jack, who is
a nephew of Kit Carson, is cooped up
in a little iron cage at Salem. Bee.
Mure truth than noe.tr v.
The Prisoner of Scchelle.
Here is a scene from the vaudeville
of the "Prisoner of Ivoohelle:" Corpo
ral Cartouch amuses himself by going
through the manual, while Leza, sea tad
at her work table is abstractedly ques-
tionint: him concerning matrimonv.
Leza If a girl were to fall m love
with you, Corporal, what, would you do?
Cartouch Present arms.
L. She would doubtless look to
L Audthen what a heavy burden
you would have to
L. Your butcher and baker -would
L. Your prospecta of course would
L. And you would have to
G. 'Boat face!
L. And never have any
L. Now, Corporal, pray give me
L. A man of your age isn't able
to bear such a
L. Hut you are not in your
L Your wife may
L. Leave yon, but fihe will soon
L And then vou'l have .to bear all
L. Would you
C U.'ady! '
L I think you have some other
L. And you will throw all your
epistles into the
C Fire! Fires the mu4:et.
The Grime of Poverty.
Mr. Wells Wetherell, of
North Manchester, appears to
be a person of rnther decided
COnvictions, and has fresh and
original modes of expression,
llaviiur been recently appoint
ed special constable under the j
"tramp" act, he do-lines the f
appointment with thanks, and ,
the Manchester selectmen, who
tendered him the office, are
"let down easy" with a few
reasons for refusing to serve ; they can una lying arouna
them. Mr. Wetherell frankly I loose. 'I here would be howev
admits that "he has no heartier, quite as much justice and
for the work" of hunting up ! Christian charity in so doing,
va "rants. "Alter trumpeting ! as there was in the legislature
tothe world," he says, 4 'that j that passed the present ty ran ic
this country is the asvlum of! al, odious, unchristian, indis-
lodute her, Jack the poor, the oppressed, the j criminate, barbarious and un
venr. Jack did J down-trodden of all ii.itiuns, I ' feeling law against Cod's poor.
TERMS: 3. PER YEAR.
m ' n . ' mil" i
I don't think it right to arrest-
them as tramps, as soon as they
put loot in this state. I don't
think there is much consisten
cy in a legislature ct'iistrrin;
Congress for passing th' Chi
nese bill, for the relief of Cali
fornia, and then pass a law
that would send the Chinese, as
tramps, to Wethersfield if they
came to this state. I think
there are criminals enough in
this state without maki .ir a
large batch by legislative en
actment. I believe there are
criminals enough, undev the
commou law. without manu
facturing for the trade: and I
doubt the constitutionality of
it." Mr. Wetherell concludes
his remarks to the astonished
selectmen by saving: "I had
rather hunt for slaves, untlor
the Fugitive iSlave law, tor
there was at least a property
right. If the blind Bartimeus
was m Manchester to-day, or
the ble?sed Lord whom he fol
lowed, I should have to arrest
them as tramps: for, 'inasmuch
as you have done it to the
least 01 these my little ones,
you have done it unto me I
never yet refused a tramp
I Something to eat, and don't in-
tend to; for, naked tramps we
come into this world, and na
ked tramps we go into the
next, and we don't know who
will be in the legislature there.
May I be put in the lockup,
and fed on the provisions of
this act, if I do become a hound
to hunt a man down because he
is poor, and lias nowhere to
lay his head, and asks in chari
iy for something to eat.,; There
are a good many who are of
Mr. Wetherell's way of think
ing on the subject of "tramp
hunting." The Lord Himself
in a moment of pathos said of
himself that while the fowls of
the air and the dumb brutes
had homes, the Son of Man had
not where to lay His head, thus
placing himself clearly within
the provisions of Connecticut's
'tramp" act. The giving of
alms was specially and continu
ously enjoined by the blessed
Lord and His apostles. To
one Jesus said, ,Sell all that
thou hast and give to the poor."
The young man thus advised
went away sorrowful, nut en
joying the prospect of becom
ing a tramp in order to gam
the kingdom of Heaven. It
is of course true, that some of
our modern tramps are crimin
inxls in disguise' having assum
ed the garb of poverty in or
der to conceal their nefarious
purposes. It is also true that
some of our rich men are crim
inals, in spite of their high
station. It does not lollow,
however, that because some
rich me.i rob banks, wreck
insurance com panic! and filch
frow the public treasury, that
the legislature should en
act a law making it a crime to
be a rich man, sending him to
state prison on suspicion mux
he is about t steal the trut
funds of orphans and widows,
and ottering a reward of $5 to
constables for every rich man