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SALEM, OREGON, MAY 11, 1S72.
Volume IV. Number 12.
notici: to sriis'iuui:itN.
The date aicnr!ii2 nl'lci- llio prliilcil
unnic on the paper Is the date of llic
KXPIIIATHW of subscription.
Money iliosM Uo n.mlttcd by rccUtiTcil letter,
lvi.tnttlcc tr.nncy order, or check on bmk. Tlio
ViibllslnT lll iml 1 iriciiIlil for muiu'y i-nt
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
C!oM Disiovniv. Tho Albany
HeyMcr t)f the ittl Inst., says : " A day
or two slnco Mr. J. L. Cowan, of I.eb
anon, while in this rlty, exhibited
specimens of gold taken from new
Sold discoveries on the headwaters of
forty miles from Lebanon, ami aro
termed 'bank diggings,' and are very
deep. It Is said that parties making
Northern Paelllo Itollroad Company
have bought out the Oregon Steam
Navigation Company. It N now
quite probable that the numerous ru
mow to that effect which have tilled
of late the public car and agitated the
public nil ud, arc founded on truth."
Ojikoo.v Citv. The municipal elec
tion on last Monday resulted n fol
lows : Mayor, A. Noltiier; Recorder,
Ii. Dlllcr; Asessor and Colk'-tor, II.
L. Kelly; Treasurer C. O. T. Wil
liams; Marshal, S. D. Hlehardson;
City Attorney, A. F. Fork-. All
Democrat i except the Treasurer.
Coiincllnieii-W. L. White, Julius
I.ogu, S. W. Mo, Janie A they, it.
Cauflold, A. J. Apperon mid J. I.
Miller the Iti-t two Republican.
Jacob Knglc, who killed Jese .
i)i):m:vrn kkw s nv Ti:i.i:nt aimi. i
N,:w Youk, May 0. The entire In
terloroi' Niblo's Theater has been do
tllO discovery liaVU kellt tllO matter as Itnnnn. Im liiwii inuivtnlr.l nf numliM'
quietus possible, while they put In i the second degree ; al.-o M. McCor
tho time In developing and testing. ,ek, who killed a half breed named
their worth. They claim to have av- Tom. Montgomery. Hoth were sen-
eraged 5-4 to jsi per day with n rocker,
and that the dirt gets better as they
approach bedrock. Wo hopo that this
favorable1 report may prove, even less
than the reality, and that tho new
diggings may prove extensive and
JACKfeux County. We copy the)
following from the Sentinel, May 4th :
W m. Chltwood, a young man about
seventeen years af age, who was resid
ing In Hams Valley, was accidentally
shot, on Haturday last, and died next
mgni irom uic ciiccimoi wio wound
tenccd to the penitentiary fortlfe,
Lownii Coi.L'MltiA. The Kalama
Jlcacon says i " Abernetliy's s;iw inlll
burned down In January last, are re
bull!, nl"' wm be ready for operation
In the course of a mouth. TliN will
greatly facilitate the work of Improve
ment In this vicinity, and as the pres
ent demand lsgrcaterthan tlio .supply.
The Company's mill, In this place U
constantly employed in cawing lum
ber for tlio cnrfilioii mid other railroad
works, to that the public has to de
remove tlio As-lstnnt Secretary of
State, on the ground of Inability to!
keep diplomatic secieK It Is alleged i
fltiif ftiiltiT. fitit.m 1 1 1 aikitt1 Itti tint imt '
stroyetlbvlliv. 1;(km PP);'yl to be , .state secret-were' publlsiied tliroiigh i
not less tlinn00.00i. Tlie Metropoll- txv '
tan Hotel was only slightly damaged. Vi't t.iA:t:-oitT. l'.i., May 7. - The
1 ho lire orlgliuited In the dome ami ! state Labor ltcfovm Convention met ,
simpo-ed to be the work of an Ineen- i,Crctoday and a.loptcd a platform, '
illiiry. ,.,,,. niib.-tantlally the same as the Coltini-1
(.reeUy has not Km n In he ltv to- )IIS ritfjrm. They noniluatodSehell I
day. It is jvpoitisl he will remain at for (Governor nnri Judge JnmcsTliomp-,
his homo at Chappaitua till the nonil-lS() of tllL. Hupreme Court, for Lleii
natlon Is formally a.-tepted, to avoid tenant Ciovernor. i
making Injudicious remarks liable to M:vYoiik. May T.-IJu,-ell Mur
e called out I y the eongmi ulatlons nf , prominent New York merchant, i
his friends. , tiv t,,.dav.
W A'siiiXdTo.v. May O.-The senate ' -n,e niniored re trial of Mayor Hall '
has conllrnietl 'ihonitis 15, shannon, s discredited
Collector of San Francisco. ' -j ho MaU 'K ,,.,,, ori.aHM ; t,r.
1 Ai.i.Aii assi: May t. - .overnor ty-thrce new cases reported to-day.
r.eed Is i acquitted of the charge. " ntMi Wood state.l at a meeting to-agaln-t
him, ami be ha-, po-.s-On ot , ,ht ,lut (ireeU.v (olli lIm u, wol,t,i
tho J'.xecutlve olllce, ac lug as (lover- maln in the llelll no matter who was
nor to-day and pn-ldlng over the , lUMiilnntoil at Philadelphia, but hlsi
senate. i withdrawal Is positive should the1
.t.inm 11.1. 1., .u.iy l. l l-iuni:iy Olie l.Miinnrnt ,. V.,tl,,n.,l r'..,if.iiHiiniiki
hundred and llfty sheep, valued at llf- ,., ,iepenlent nomination,
ecu housaii.l dollars, were shipped; r the Methodist Oeiiera
iiiiiii ni-.i- hi j? hi mi hi.-iji.-ii, hi niK mut . 11U,0 tiiL report or the minority of the
of the Hock sold by 11. 1. Cockorell, of iinnk iniim f'oiiilto. nr..s..ntp.l
t lis coil n tv. to Callfortda men. ' i i ..e. .i.t,...
CuiCAdo, May ..-leather U very; TJu, rt.atlB occupied three hours,
warm. Accounts from all parts of tho l4.ui.,ilan reiterates all the charges,
west are extreme ly favorable to farm- llcclHng t. Committee of trying to
ers. A large breadth of audsareidanted . ,.,,.n,.?..... .,.,. in. ...-...Vi.i
iniuoiiat mutui iiiuictiitwu vvuiei
somo nercon was trvlntr to tlrivo tlio ,,, i .....i.,!.- !,.,. ii,,. st. n..i.nu ,
evllinlor off of his revolver, when one i..,.i.... n...r w'ti..t .,.m i,i,,i,
barrel wa discharged, and the young i .t . r...i i,ni- n,.. 'i.i,.r..n.. I
A man by the name of G. W. John-' Schools i.v Doi'oi.ah. The annual
on. on his way from Jacksonvllio to , report of tlioSupcrlntemleiit of Schools
with corn, wheat and fruit, and pros
lecis generally are goon.
Ni:w Yoiik, May ".Tho Jliruld
states that Granville's response to the
American proposition that the IJrltlsh
Government would propose to cstab-
iim mo imcriiauouai principles cov
imciiiiri iiiur aiiiiiiiii- Tin inim : a t i i ..
tiun.iuiK i i ivii iiuMi'gi IIOtlL'l.lH COll IV. SHOWS I IIL 10 Off-
his wagon, struck tho Kick or ills . ,,,.., j, ,,.,,. -.,. ..i in.1
head, fractured the bao of his skull , R ; M".or of dlstilets icpoitc I, in
and one of tho vertebras of the spinal , legal voters, l,-427; peri-oni under I and ,
.! .it. ..i l., .I..,fi . I. .... ulv ' nvnr "O'MlTll ! mnl. 1.1 IS filll!lliH.
iiritain, sun niainta 11 ng t lie r out
side provisions of the Treaty: that in
future wartthciicvcrono lmtlonisbel-
llgerciit and the othertieutral, It shall
graver accusations pre
to them, and says that the Committee
endeavored to to Induce him not to
report his discoveries to the General
Conference, which hu refused, ami
found himself treated a.s n criminal
Instead of a prosecutor.
ini:w iohk, may . ine arrival 01
... 1. ",' " ";'" " pemi maiuiy upon ine si. "ciens, ! ,. i. ,, . r , ,-r " ", '' ":" , ,
r oil of his revolver, when one lta!cr nI1(' Vwtimit mills, which . 'b.f,r "$ " i Vin J f nwlKnintH In New York slnco Jam
ra discharged, and the younn :.miI,t soon fail to supply the Incrcas- ' ?.. '"WffT; ., . MheXltld states "ry ,st cxcewl hy -000', tho,l,of ,1"
od became another vlctom of , inir,eiinnd." .. 01 i.raniiio is inai uic unitcii states year.
.less use of firearms. i ,n ., U.overiiineiit vithdrawthelrclalinsfor u jUlKC Can be obtained to i.r.
n by the name of G. W.John-' Schools i.v DoL'oi.ah.-'I he annual cniisetiuen al dainages troni Great du over the Court of Oyer and 'IV:
side over the Court of Oyer and Ter
miner. It Is tho Intention of the Dis
trict Attorney to bring the trial of
Stokes to a final issue during the term.
Meantime the prisoner Is articled over
hours. 1,2:5!; average attenuance, mm; male
From reliable ierons Ju.-t In from ! teachers 31; female teachers, 1H;
tho Link river country, wo learn that .amount paid teachers from county
tho reports of Indian troubles there "iml, M, 74; pant iy suhseripi 101
are without foundation. Iho lndiaiiil,i,s,-J; incldontai ex
aro friendly and peaceable; anil there' St'icini:.-
nau not oeeii, nor is inure, iinj rauii "i
licnscs, S7 7.".
dispatch from Albany,
May 7th, says: A man named Sydney
WAHIIINC1TON COl-NTY.-At a meet- "C" ". "r """!?' J"
i inn vuiiiu , 1.-U1111111111M1 piiiuim- v-ivi-
lug of the Washington County Ag
ricultural Society, held at Hillsboro
last Saturday, G. W. Scoggln, James
Imbrle, Jeroino Porter, Itobcrt Imbrle,
Samuel Stott, Clysses Jackson, UenJ.
Stewart, Lconlilas l'attei-on and G. M.
Raymond were elected as a Hoard of
Dlrcctoru for the ensuing year. The
following named were elected oillcer.s :
President, G. W. Scoggln; Secretary,
L. Patter.-on; Treasurer James Imbrle.
Tho citizens of Hillsboro propose to
riImj fundi to procure a town library.
A conceit was given by the friends
of tho M. K. Sabbath School for that
purpose ln-t Sunday and a considera
ble amount ralcd.
1'oi.k Coi'.STY. The Dallas .Yynto
(icaii etiys: "The surveyors ore at
woiU running a line through Polk
county, for tho Oregon Central Itall
not De neiu responsible ror indirect or m... .i..u..rii.... ,t 1. 1. ....,, lu.,i i!ri.n
coii-cquentlal damages or claims d Gerry, and Is completely at sea In
iirMngln a hlmlhir manner ami under ri.Kiml to the .-election of their sucics-
slmilarclrcuui'taiices with tho claims ' Mt
to which the Treaty at Washington! ji,'IC,nnn JCcml, poet anil painter,
efei:. 'his was a sniprlso to the s lyinK dangerously ill of pnetuuonla,
Pivsident, who milling that diplomacy ut j10 Astor House
had failed, called In tho members of PinLADiiLi'inA May 3.-A recep
ho ( ongresslonal I'oreignConinilttee, ! ,OIl wn, Kvcn t tho Katlonal Misfl
owhonihestacdlilsaiixlelytosavo ,..,, Convention last night, by the
the Treaty, but not at the saerlllee pfi Au-Hiumy 0f Sciences. Five humlred
imp iiiiiciiiic, huh naviug n ne i iu uu-, Illltl t. jjlity-thive member of the Con-
day morning by cutting his throat
with a razor. He had complained of
being unwell, and on the morning of
the tragedy asked hK w lfo If he would
have time to look after his sheep be
fore breakfast, llelng answered In the
atllrmatlve.ho stinted for the pasture,
ami not returning for Mime time Ills
wife went In quest of him. She did
not succeed In finding him, and a force
of neighbors being sent for ho was
finally found In the pasture with hU
throat cut and life nearly extinct. He
leaves a wife ami a small family of
children. His father and several
brothers reside In the county. He
was a well-to-do fanner, and one of
tho earliest settlers.
Yamhill Coiwty. The Iicpubll
cans have nominated the following
county ticket; For State Senator, J.
Cowlcs: Itenre.-entatlves. A. It.
.. . , .. . -...
it. Harrison; uteri.-,
laiiisuen propo-ai irom iMiginnu i as, Vfiitlnii were registeredas present thus
was expected, ho was In favor of with-1 f.,r
drawing Schcnck's Instructions, lcav-1 ' VvAHiii.NmD.v, May 8.-TI10 House
ng the whole ma cr 111 at llrst before . Committee while 011 the tariff bill, nf
tho Geneva lrlbunal. Republican ' t,.r n t.Kti,y discussion, struck out of
members of the IIoihj ( oniinlttee t... i.m .ii.if.j ,, to., n,t f-.iin...
ttJ IMII 1(ttV . .-
stated that they thought the question
of consequential damages should nev
er have been Inserted In the case, but it
Poi.tTifAi.. A mooting was hold
was there, and the honor of tho nut Ion Cincinnati hist wcek.by 11 lot of inon
was ihus Involved. Tho Committee r ,ii(ry.rr.ni ;(,,. stvlltm- tliom.
was willing to do anything consistent fro,n ' J . "en,1 ."" ".', J ?, ,V
with Its position to strengthen the bdves" Liberal nepubllcnns." They
The President said it wasnotforhlm
to say what should hotholina! attitude
of tlio country. While recognizing
the authority conferred upon him, he
was anxious Unit the Immediate rep-lo.-cntativc.sof
the people should know
tho true condition or affairs, and ho
relied 011 the Committee to stand by
nominated Horace Greiloy, of Now
York, for President, nml Gov.
Urown, of Missouri, for Vice Presi
dent. The dispatches Muto that
Oregon was represented by "Gener
al" Jasper W. JohiHon, who cant six
votes. The "General" hits hereto-
ronil. Vi uiulprstand Ibev cross tllO llurbailk llllll 1
Rlcrcal iicarHou. J W .X!i
ThclIueisperiiiancnIylocatcltothemlSMlonirr;,( W1) )aV-w, anil J. M.
crossing of the Yamhill, one and a jHulery; School Supt. H. H. Hewlt;
half miles above Lafayette. South of Coroner, Dr. Johnson; Asessor. Isaac
that point the lines now being run are )avl; Surveyor, Charles Hundley,
temporary." Clatsop. The following is the He-
The Polk County Republican Con- publican county ticket : Joint Repro
vention nominated the following tick- tentative, S. Corwln, of Tillamook;
et last Saturday: Stato Senator, Representative, John We-t; Clerk, It.
RlchanlChrlstaljlleprcsentatives, a. ,.,.,,.,,,... sllr,ft- H. W. Twilight:
him in utso it became necessary to fore ncteil with lioth lolitIcal parties,
"WilSfWli remarks as to ''' - nitlluoi!y In this State
tho extraordinary measure of calling I that hu represented at Cincinnati Is
In the Committee, Secretary Fish said ' mv trnuill, Indeeil.
nicy 111111 1101 ucen eaueu on 101 imvii-e,
Ambler of Ohio responded by saying
that, if tlioHUpisirt expcctisl was Just,
the Democratic members of tho Com
mittee should also be enrolled, and he
DKATII 01' I)AHK llllAIIMA IlK.V,
and Tin: Cav.si:. J.'il. I'tinnm I
lmvo lost one of my fluo Dark Rrah
.ii...l.... Tnl. 1 l.ninliil lilI4IIMrilllllk
'IV' ,. ', 7 . ci,o,ur i-nnn "ffi 1 Treasurer, D. Ingalls; As-eor, .
Clerk JLl. Coown 81icrilJjIino ru- cm s Hn)mi ,, Ci Mt.jurei
torn; Treasurer, R. fr-."0.! . ' Commissioner-, School Supt. Itev. W.
Tump Ifimslinu-. who lllVdteriOUsly . '
disaitiH-ared some time since, was found
in. the mountain, where ho had been Attkmit at Km. ai-i:. The .Vi icm
evcn days without food or shelter. ,canis (hat irco or fom. of Uu. con.
glttu l7fttSliW,,fSto vlcts at the penitentiary have bee,,
boamputatcd. . RSriTtSST tT.'. SSf Sr.SJSftil
S01.11 Out. The OrryoiilaH Nya. ,Kin vifcu tht-y aro eonllnetl. A
"Itlsstatcsl on what purports to be discovery 011 the part of the otllccrs
authenti.; Information, that the stopped further movement.
fAinbler) would not Peril the interests' ma hens, and the cause of her death
of the ltepubllcan party by udvoca-1 Wus so uncommon thnt I ilcslrc to
ofU.esam?' Il,,l,l,c"1 ,n u,t wlm'MS notice It. Said henoccasloiially laid
" WMlaril agreed with Ambler, and'n largo double-yolked egg, nml on
positively declared that this mistake' Saturday last she laid an uncoiii
of the Administration could not be ,.. j r0 (0Jlc-yolked egg-
fas ened on the Republican puity by """" ",,,,,.. 1..1.1 ,,.",,
an v metiMiro of exiKsllency. mudi larger than an egg laid b. one
this terminated the Interview. Af- of my turkeys this year. esterduy
ter tliclr witlnlrawal the President and sj10 Hat 0n the nest most of the day,
Secretary Fish decided that Granville's . . . . ( fci,n iIImI on ovum,
proposition was unacceptable, and that l lnt nllit Mio UltU. tin exani
we cannot mede from our case as pre- inlng. I found in her ovary thrco
scntisl at Geneva, and a dispatch was t full-sized eggs, with shell on each of
telegraphed to Schenck to that eflcct. theiitr-thu only case of the kind I
Wasiiinotox. Mav 7. It Is reitort
ed that the President hn decided t
ever knew. J. L. PAitnisii.
Salem, May 0, H72.
Fi.nm: Siikkp. Mr. 15. C. Goer has
purchased -omo tine sheep in AVash
lugton county, lomhl to his already
large Hock nearSllvertou. Tho new
purch.isc.saro tho be-t Mr. Gcercouhl
tlnd in Washington county for sale,
and consist of one Cotawold buck
lamb, from .lames Imbrle; one gra
ded buck, from Mr. Simmons; and
one Lelce-tordilre, and four Cots
wold ewes, from different Hocks.
Mr. Geer thinks tlio mode he lias
adopted lu getting line .stock I.s far
preferable, in point of economy, to
gomjr to the Kastern States for it.
Hooks Uix-kivkii. Wcareindcbte I
to Kdwiu W. Huswell, Huston, Trea
urer and Secretary, for a copy of tint
Transactions of the Massachusetts:
Horticultural Society for IS7I.
We have received a copy of the llfth
annual report ot the St. Paul (Minn.)
Chamber of Commerce for IM7I, which
Is an Interesting lovlew of tho btisliicrt
ami of the future prospect of St Paul.
We are Indebted for this rcpoit to tho
Secretary who prepared It, Mr. Ossiau
K. Dodge, whom many of our reader
will recollect with pleasure, In connec
tion with his visit to Oregon some
Aiiizona. A letter from D. D. Gar
rison, late of this county, but now
serving In the IJ. S. Cavalry In Ari
zona, gives us some Interesting Infor
mation concerning that country. He,
says: "This Is one of tho poorest
farming countries w have ever been
in since l enteied the l S. service.
IT'licr" Is nothing but stings of the
' worst class am! thoi ns on almost every
! tree, ami even on the grass. There Is
little of the Ketto valley that Is woitk
I a sixpence. In Tucson tho capital of
the Territory, there are not two liun
' tired white people-only the military
I oillcer.s ami trooif. You would be .sur
prised to see what they call a farm
here. They have lo Inlgate all the
laud In this section to raise a grain,
and all the farming Is carried on by
Mexicans. This Is no place fora white
man. Kudosed I Mind you 11 sample
of what a soldier has to encounlei
hero whenever he goe, on foot or
mounted. Wo call them tho "Span
ish layouet,s." I have some of tlieni
lu my hoots. There will soon bo t wen
tv men discharged from our troop, all
o'f whom will go to the Willamette
valley to llndthcui good homes for the
remainder of their lives."
"Lutli: ConroiiAi.." The May
number of this valuable magazine for
Juveniles, lias come punctually to
hand, and filled as Usual with tho
most Interesting reading. It has re
cently been enlarged, and to our mind
greatly Improved, both lit appearance
ami In the contents. The Utile Cor
lort U edited by Kmlly Huntington
Miller, and Is published at J1..'0 p.-i
year sis copies for $7.r,0.
Wi:athi:h Hkiihit,-Thos. lvarce,
of Kola, Polk county, sends us a
weather report for April, fioiu which
we make the following summary :
Clear days, I, cloudy, W; frost 011 six
days; light snow on Mb ami 12th;
mean temperature for month, 4-V,
highest, .'i"'( 011 21th and .10th; lowest,
.'ST', on .'tli and 10th. Rainfall I"
Poitil...M ItltlixiK. The pap;rn
fctatothata party engaged in ex
auditing thu Willamette river, at
Portland, to find the most favorable
location for the proposed bridge acro'.i
the river at that pine.