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I YOL. 1. NO. 48. CANYON OUT, OREGON, S ITUUDAY, MARCH G, 1880. TERMS: 83 PER YEAR.
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l!! PROFESSIONAL CAllUS. HtolS. I'ASCCiATlSG SARAH.
C. W. Parrisii,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
Canyon C:ty, Oeeuon.
M. L. OLMSTEAD,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Canyon City, Oiikgon,
Geo. B. Cl-hrky,
Canyon City, Oregon.
Attorney at Law,
Canyou City, Oregon.
F. C. ITORSLEY, M I).
Graduate of the university of tenn
Bylvaoia, April 8, 1S4S.
Canyon Ci)', Oregon.
Office in his Drug Store, Man
Street Orders for Drugs prom try filled.
No professional patronage solicited
unless directions ai c s-rietlv followed-
J. W. HOWARD, M. D.,
Canyon City, Grant Co., Oregon, j
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3Fxri,i3rio City, Cs2-
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Canyon City, Oregon.
0. I. UAZELT1NE,
canto; city, orimon.
Posidonctt--John Dny, Grant Coun
T. C HVDH.
ATTORNEY AND (.' a'Ni'KJ.OR AT LAW,
Baker City. Oregon.
Office corney of Court Avenuo and
John Day City, - - - Oregon-
AV uld respectfully solicit a share of
the patronage of the citir.ens of John
Day and sui rounding country.
MAIN STREET, .TOIIN DJY, - - - - ORECON.
Aounce that icy liave re
ceived a full and well assorted
which they offer
Having bought for Cash we
ice prepared to sell our Goods
Cheaper than they were ever
before sold in this Market.
Canyon City, Jan. 1G. 1880.
N. PvUlison, A. H. Grotu.
Canyon City, Oregon,
RTJLISON & GROTH, - Proprietors
Beg leavo to inform tlieir friondj
And tiro Public Generally
That they can bo fouaJ st the
And r.ro alnawB ready to famish good
Board and Lodging
AT .MODERATE PRICKS.
A fire ynd burglar proof s.fo lists
been placd in the house for the accom
modation of guests.
GOLDEN EAGLE HOTEL,
Canyon City, Oregcn.
The undersigned hikes pleasure in
announcing tu his Patrons and t lie gen-
ernl public that after a trial of nearly a
year, ho feeh confident of success in
I shall endeavor to gain the esteem
cf my guests, ami give them their mon
Terms of Board and Lodging, Invar
Board a:d lodgu-g,per single dny.i ::"().
with on. lodging,per single day, r?l.
Board and lodtiiir.;, per week, ST.
.-':h.-ir Imagine, per vpyk, ?".
.ion n siwicnnAiiL, rrop,i:t,or.
PRAIUIE CITY, ORIXJON,
J. IL Hard man, Proprietor.
The ti.ee 'Ji'.t:r)(ii.:v ' e tli.ve : i;r.l ro
sjr.nc, tr.! cvory ci-f vli! bo ti.ko to nsjkc
guci-. f'-'.' r.t norao.
j?rJCintnt:4'a'e ut-'.r. , 11 i t' ?.v! r t Ms
B3 tuo ciirkcl tiT-irds fujabbcJ : rc.iS(.rit.b!o
Fort Har.rj.sy, Oregon.
Having completed mv Hotel
L am prepared to entertain the
traveling puMic with care and
comfort. The iahle is supplied
with the best the marker tifinrds.
The hods are neat and clean.
DALLES AND BA1CLR CITY
W - '
Yaile & Co., Proprietors.
Depaitd from Canyon City for The
Dalles and Baker City, Daily.
Arrives from the same points, Daily.
R. C. Williamson, Sup't.
CANYON CITY & McDEiailT
Departs from Canyon City
cn Monday, Thursday, and Sat
urday of each week.
Arrives at Canyon City on
Sunday, "Wednesday and Fri
day of each week.
Put up expressly for Family
Use, in three pound cans.
Warranted, liner, better and
cheaper than the Imported To
matoes, By G-. W. Houston,
Canyon City, Oregon. For
sale by Phil, Metschan & Co.,
Gundlach & Bro and the Proprietor.
Sarah Wioueniucca, the well-knowa '
"Princess" of tho Piutoa, has evidently
captured the do facto administration at
Washington. Several weeks since the
entrancing Sarah, attended by several
Piute Chiefs, sailed on Mr. Hnyes, cf
Ohio, and procured a Cabinet order
which enables those Piutes who have
hitherto lived among vrhitea and work
ed for 7agc3 to reumin7 whereever they
may oov? be. Indignant bucks have nc
Aa way be seen on referanro io our
'Bid wall notes; several of the Piute tribe
Who javo in previous years worked for
white settlers in Warner Valley have
so disappeared that Sundry frontiers,
men ere conutrainsd to behove all such
have gone to tho happy hunting ground.
Mayhap; but we overheard a conversa
tion, yesterday, in which a genthman,
just returned from Montana remarked
that he had ?ecn a horse in the posses
sion of an Indian on Smith's River which
was u.r.rked with Usury Wilson's brand
and which evidently came from War
niT Valley. The Indian who bestrode
him is a character vroll-known in this
nci'hbirhood. Alas ! for tha frontiers
man who trusts in tho average Piute
br, like a mule, the Piute never
The Indians on Malheur Reservation
are, bv this order, allowed to remain
hjk! tako np traces -f laud for farms:
lG'J scrj-.s for each family or adult; malts.
A to Yakima, the Indians nr to re
main or ''o to rd'dheur, at their own
S'A'ei t will.
Si'duetiva Sarah, who from the Ron
a:z i State trocar t another and riulic
boiiari7, what wilt a aud persuasive
speech vejK u.so.l in that notible con-
f:r::ce with tha "Great Father" to
whm your muvdornus ollspring go
yu-tr .y year t expiidn ;md justify
thvir niunh-rs and uiasaacreu in ths
Wo-tein laud whero the bh.od of pio
imavi fcriaii." s an ear'h too kindly to
receive too IJ:ute in her bosom 1 Vith
what, new nobility hist thou invfsfced a
tribe iouor-ned for murder and st lined
with the life-blood of those white who
liewod tho architrave-- of mighty States
upon iiii.s Wwsffru laud J
Make answer, Sarah and say that
while von, abovo vory S(uaw North or
South, K.tst or Woct, have taught your
puny l'raguicnt of tha Piute tribe that
honesty and iuir dealing is th- 'I'ist
policy for white and nd, there yoc ve
uinin the unnumborod graves of those
.-lain in ambush on the dread journey
'across tho plains," and the fck'deto- a
of thousands of peacful immigrants to
thi fur laud whose buea now bleach
in Summer's sun and Winter's rain;
bra-.e, fearless men and wemon, filien
under the batt!e-a:ies cf ycur cruel
tribe ! Snaak peace to the heart cf the
"Great Father" and tell him that the
only coroniich wailed above tho unh'oii-o-ed
tombs of West'.and U the hov1 of
the coyots; or the screech of the vulture.
Tell him, Sarah, that the "Peace Pol
icy" means murder, rapine and pillage:
the disolation cf homes and the ravish
ment of woman; the raansacre of help
lesa baDo and defenseless num. Speak,
Sarah, in thunderous tones, and may
hap vif ho be as well educated in your
Indian tongue as his predecessor, Grant)
he mav understand as well the viHinny
of our boasted philanthropy towards
yourself as tho well ventilott-d conduct
of his appointees whe lead your race to
massacre and ar. Lake County Es-
The Dayton woolen mills are on r.
firm basis, the asserts In goods on hand
equals all liabilities, but to keep run
ning they need money with which to
purchase the Spring crop of wool. On
ly half of the stock was ever taken, and
that pays good interest when tho facto
ry runs half the time.
A malt mill is being manufactured
at a Seattle foundry for a brewery at
J3sn. J. Laughlin has bea appoint
ed postmaster at Antelope, Wasco coun-
Page & Eurna of Walla AValhi havo
bought U-0 cows, and intend to start a
City or no city is the agitating theme
at Dayton. The question will bo de
tormiuod in July.
Efforts are being made in Pendleton
to raise monsy to connect that place
with Umatilla by telegraph.
A man namod Eli Denny suicided
ne:n Walla Wallaby taking strychnine,
lie was subject to Gts of melancholy.
The present population of Walla
Walla is estimated at uboui 3,700.
There are not vacant houses enough in
the city to accommodato new business
men who arc constantly coming in.
A row in : Dayton saloon between
Jim Duyand Charlcd Sanders resulted
in a wound by a pij-;ol bhot in th ab
domen, which tho la'ter cannot survive.
The Teller advoenies the building of
a suspentiou bridge acroas tha Cloarwa
tor river at Lcwiston, at an estimated
cost cf from 815,000 to 520,000. A
similar bridge across Snake river would
It is raid the disbursements so far
by tho urcsenco of loggors at the head
of fho Yakima oxcckI 320,00 in Ivit
titass valler. Many of the farmers
h.-ivo born busy all Winter in freight
ing supplies fo the camp?.
The iI'rmo'i colony known aa the
"Daviti .uctlemont," near Walla Vclla,
j has been invaded by diphtheria, and
rhu two pons of Davii, kn-iwn resp-et-fuily
as ''God the Psiti-er" and "Jehus
Christ" hav" falbm victims. Tho set
ilemont will be broken up by this ca
lamity. "Jiaus Chri.v." has since
A scow with several tons of co.il on
board went adrift from North R:-nd in
thi :ale last Sun-y idiihf and the f )l
birring day could not he sei-n,
Theo. Campion of Uniontown, exib
iod in Jacksonville last week a : uggct
of gold valued at $159, which was fourjd
in the claim of Thurinan & Co., on Elli
Coal to the amount of ,224 tons
pns?od over tho Seatcle railroad from
Newcastle' last wy,ck. About GO tons
wore used for the local trade, the bal
ance of 8, 304 tons haa been delivered
on ship board.
Take a Paper. Nothing prefents
a sadder commentary upon the piescnt
condition of society than the large num
ber of fauiiliJ.s, both in town and coun
try, but more especially the latter, that
subscribe to no paper of any kind.
Hundreds and thousands of families aro
thus growing up utterly ignorant of
what is trinsjriring in the world around
them ignorant of the mighty events
of tho day. Put who can toll the vast
amount of injury that is being inflicted
on the rising generation thoss who
aro to tako our place in the busy vorld
at no distant d.iy growing up without
any knowledge of the present or tho
past; this ignorance, too, being imbued
into them bp the sanction of thoe who
should, and doubtless do, know better,
did they only think t the injurious
eftes's of their ins&uo course. Let the
head cf every family think of this, anil
place in tho hands of ths;e for whom
"no is responsible the means of acquir
ing 3ome knowledge of the moving pan
orama in which wo acfe our dilfeient
parts. G od Words.
Old Winnemubca has gone to Port
Bid well, in Surprise Valley, to en
lighten the natives on the terms of the
treatj- made by him with the Interior
Department at Washington, and Naches
is oin" to Port McDormit for the same
purpose. Silver State.
Our great progress in journalism 13
shown by the fact that in 1775 there
were in the United States less than
forty newspapers and periodicals whose
acrrresate issue for that year comprised
1,200.000 copie?; now the united press
publishes over 500 daily newspapers,
more than 4,000 weeklies nnd about
GOO monthly publications ef the dai
lies that era-stod in 1870, about S00,
000,000 copies were struck off that
year; of the weeklies, about 600,000,
000; and of ether serial publication?,
about 100,000,000 copies. And-to
sum the mattpr up yet more forcibly, it
muit bo stated that. tho United States
publishes more newspaper, with great!
cr coinbiued circulation, than all tho
Gther countries of the vorjd car. togeth
er boast of having. Tho oldest paper
of uninterrupted publication in this
country is the Hartford Courant, which
has already attained tli3 hoary age of
31G yearj. In regard to its last birth
day it plaintively says: "We belieTo
tint, with the already announced death
of a New Hampshire paper, recently,
at the age of 11C, we cro left in a con
dition of absoluto isolation. The last
of our coDtsmporaiies is gone
BfALocK Wheat Gi.owikg Co?i
pan y. Tho Mountaineer says, W. F.
Courtney, B. V. Grdiin, N. C. Blalcct,
T C. Colby and Wm. J. Merioer havo
filed papers of incorporation with the
Secretary of State, their object being
to farm on a largo scale east of the
John Day River r.oar tho Columbia, in
Wasco county. The company consists
of thirty-ave picked men, most of them
good, practical farmers. Thsy have
secured nil the land in Township 2, IT.
R. 19 and 20 En?t, and will have 60
nre'i on the ground within a few days,
building fences, houses, plowing, etc.
Tie company proposo plowing about
on thou.-umd acres thi spring to be
wn next fall to rai-e seed for the
next year, at which tlmoihoyj propose
to seed from ton to twelve thousand
The Jacksonville Times says: Last
Monday Geo. Durkee, sged 12 years,
t-onof J. J. C. Durkce, while playing
with a pistol, accidently discharged it,
and tho ball entered his right breast,
glanced upward and past 1 out of the
shoulder and just grazed hie head. The
wound is nut dangerous, but th boy
made a narrow escape.
To he Abandoned. It is rumored
that Port Harney U to bo abandoned.
We are sorry for this, for if there is
any ncd of having troops stationed hi
Oregon, that placa is certainly Fort
Harney. Wo believe that Harney ig
tho only place at this time in Oregon
that is garrisoned by troops, if wo ex
cept prol. ibly a few at Klamath. It is
centrally located in what is now the
only Indian country left in Oregon.
It is our opinion that when it becomes
neressary to abandon this post there
will be no further need of troops to
protect tho frontier of this Stato or
even of any other portion of this mili
tary department. Mountaineer.
On account of the enormous advance
in paper, the firm of Ivison, Blakeman,
Taylor & Co., Chicago, has discharged
its book agents, claiming that they
must either do that or raise the price of
test-books. If the people maybe al
lowed to judge, they choose very wise
ly which horn of the dilemma to seize
The bill of Lake county against Grant
county in the sum of $500, incurred by
a change of venue from Grant to Lake
county in the cae entitled "Tho Sta?e
of Oregon vs. Wm. Wallace," was al
lowed by the county court of Grant
county at its January session, 1880.
Ottuinwa shipped 3224,052 worth of
butter within GO days over tho C. B. &
Q. railroad. Eggs, during the same
time, 28,000 worth.