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XTSWS BY TSXGXIAPH.
St. lYIersburtf, May (I. .lenies
Orr, Ambassador from tho Cnltcd
States, died in this city I'nnn lutlamma
tlou of the luns. lie had been III
from cold home time, but his death i
wn wholly unexneetod.
Washington, May ".Chief .liistlce
Chasu died here this inornlnj of apo-
plexy. Ho was attacked yesterday. ,
London, May ".A dispatch from
Home savri the condition of the 1'opc
Is iireearlous. i
liostou, May 0. Oakes Ames was'
attacked by paralysis at " o'clock ,
last evenlnsrat his residence In North j
Maton, and is uncoii'clous; liis;
symptoms are dangerous In thu ex-
treme. Ames has nut attended to
business since Tuesday la-t, but was
at otllce Wednesday, when he was
advised to fjo home tor ret. JIN phy
sicians have but little hopes ot his
recovery. Ills system has been weak
ened by a kidney trouble of live year's
existence. Ames Is t-lxty-nlno years'
Clilcao, May 7. A Tribune Wash
ington special says the vacancy in the
mission lo St. Petei'shm-!,', e lea ted by
tho death of .lames L. Orr, Is already
attraetln panics here, who are wait
Inj; patiently for the return of the
1'reslilcut. At pict-cut it Is said Jinle
uham,of Ohio, stands first upon
The President's list of men who are to
be appointed lo a llrst-elass foielpi
uilsiou upon the occurrence of a va
cancy. According to a Washington special,
U-K"tliitlniwiui-progR'tHln;; there to1
turn over the lauds granted by Texas '
to the Parisians who puiehascd the1
HI l'aso bonds which wll relieve tien
eral Fremont from the Judgment of
the French Courts.
Xew Orleans, May (1. The Metro
politans took iilet poxscfslon of St.
MartiiiHvlllc on Sunday noon. That
lilfj-ht two Metropolitan scouts were
daiiKerouxly wounded in the submits,
one of whom died. A large meeting
tills afternoon was addics-ed by (icii-1
eral Campbell and others to endorse '
the action of the peopleofSt. Martins
ville. Another llfty Metiopolltans
leave this evening to rclnfoice St.
Xew Iberia (La.), May 711 a. in.
Firing was heard this morning. A
courier from tliccltieiis' camp report
ed three Metropolitans killed and four
wounded within two squares of the
Court houe, where Colonel Itadger
had concentrated his forces. Cltlcns
are collecting from every pint lou.
From Attakappas most of tho recruits
lire of the better class, woll mounted;
mil iniliiii.t!li' iii'itKtil l lilt I lnKili.
dim vm 11111,1 miiii'i mi 'im
loading shot-guns. So far young men
iriiicipauy niivo gillie inm uiu nciu.
Vf.irlml ..nil. I.. Ii.l.'lia !.. Willi I.I..I.
..... ...v.. .... i. ....... ...V ......
me iiegioes organize niu are jnepsii-,
lug to frutrate them. i
Captains of steamboats have been '
warned not to transport armed Met
ropolians, coiiMi-iiciitly they did not
bring those at Uayou, knuwlng that
their boats would be blown up. The
ellt re JUyou ' eclie Is under siliveii-
lenee by organled bodies of cltleus.
Kellogg',, troop, can , only reach SI.
?me;!10 'r" . !!.KJi v'r,::;,"';
an engagement took place Inst night,
but no rajMirt has been iccelvcd up to
the present hour.
Uashluuve, May 7. Klght Metropo
litans arrived this inoniiiiir. The clt
l.uns refused then, all shelttr, and
thev tiro all stopping In a small uegio
cabin, tilled with negroes. They
have been ordered to go to St. Martins
ville, but can get no trausortutloii.
The ferrv boat here has been removed,
and thc'Tcche boats are Mupiicd near
Frnnl.lln and guarded by citizens.
The people of Ne burgh, Nework,
are much exercised now over the or
der of the School Hoard closing the
public, schools for colored children, and
assigning the piipllsaoiongtbeK-liools
now UM'il excliihively for white chil
dren. There apprel.eni.lons of u gene
ral withdrawal or white children from
the bchool. ,
I.s Angeles, May ii. The follow
lug from .in army corressiniliMit in
ill I tiPL.ii rrr f. w. -- f.,nnfi.r.ll ,,. . . - , .i,.
Arizona, mailed at Camp Date Creek
(April "Mh), says: "Dctchay, one of
tlie principal chlofx lias Just arrived
ii i ,.... v.. ..i.. mm. i im,ii,i,.n.,i ...in.
......... . ...... ..... . v ..... .. .. ...
loo more warriors. Over 1,100 Mo-
lave and ApaehcTniitns have surrend
ii..i.n.. ii. i i ... i.i .
Keneral order requiring Indians on
reservations to he accounted for ilallv,
had Its most hajipy cllcet ami aided
him greatly in Ills campaign.
"; " " ' h ,
Washington, May ...-llencral.-dicr-
miiii, In a conversation on the Modoc
nthi r, Hhnwn that he Hilly appreciates
the situation, lie has entered upon I
the Mil.Jcet with his eharacterlstle
ft.nuTfi.Hl will i,e K...t to Scholh.ld
wl hmi .l"ly to toe .t .nan that
can he sparcil. A regiment will he
conveyed to iJiiiuiin to lie in rcadiiics
fur iiromul movement and a body of
Jl Indian M-out will ho raNed. Sen-
ator t'aseily has had several Inter-
views with Sheriuau and Is hatlstled
mat no eiiuit will lie suaied at Head-
quarters to eiml.le ScholleM lo Inllict
on Captain .lack and lihi fellow eav-
aues n hlow tout will not mmui he for-
ftol,i,.,i" i,'y ,.1't'"ii',,lu.' 'i1,'!"'"'. "". ,!!''
of mi .Vmu'Var.
Lava l!cd, May 'i.Notliiii'; new
to record. The liullaiisurosup.o-ed
them at' llho attack o!rc!!pt"'nm...a
Largo tiros are scon nightly In that
direction, which proves that some of
.lack's gang mo Mill there. Ifi-d
a'S "lu.m'im.nt un'tll' Col? Wln.rion
arrives with what troops can be gath-
ort'd from Camps Harney, Warner,
vt'i-vprociiriou- l'0" "
S'rcka, Mavis'.-From Capt, Hl.cr,
of the Oregon militia, we learn he
has raicd a company of ." men uu-
i?.V.!!: 111 IX .LV.V.Vwm;. .ViirJl
ereiinii amp erne, ami protiaoiy would leavo and Join. The Snakes, improved farms Is 117,'JSO.OOO: Um
not less than an have surrendered at Ukl. (he ,.lt( ,jVlJ.r IM1IIH, rmigh , T , ' r " ,, ,,' . ' f . VV "i
other points. In a recent ennvcrsa- ,..,.. jviw.I- unit i'nt so linllv wlilim. I,ul",,rr macrcs In rarmsol im Mud
il,.f,?,.fe..l,KtL,l,: . (.u,u.r,.'1.'l,.lV' Crook wore sent lifter tho Mndncs Tho r.illroail companies have liail
The men are to enlist fur tho war,, hi pay for can always bo obtained. I'uwell stne nc.irCheslnut, havesatls
unlfs sooner dhcluuged. His com-' Hence, no more lanil grants for tltO'e lied then. .-elves that they have found
nianil i now camped six milos be-'t.0l;l.S( ,v Wl..' -riiis re;soning a protection against Um eplootle.
SSi.'"'!!.'; seems-entlr'ely Just. All the land , Knowing that Itor.ix has a healing
V. I.M,::,...., liii.'iw.i.is!,,,.!,..;, L'rants hitherto made, have not been Inline . lualliiiiuatlou of the
The courier who eamo in lo-day
was liiioru.eu iiy ioe eourier iiiei-i-
lug him at Hall' from the Lava bed.
tliiit he was llri'd on between Dorrls'
ranch nnd Hall'., obliging 1,1m to lie
out all night concealed.
(ie... Davis Is inspecting the conn-
Tho b,"iraewa"on containing the
i.il iM.ii. wiipiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiufc , mh
baggagonl ien. Davis wis rigged
with a roadometer, and the exact
II, Aulf "t tlieentniiicelo the lava'
bed juit SI miles.
rroin m. i.ogeu, wiiii came neiu
. ,',",. ,-..,.. )it snrlni' V-illev
' "t ok f om I lol '""h, J ' ,l-J
l?Z ys!& iniz&i"
ltd IIIW tU'MH"" " "'- "'' "
en from tho lava-lied. Ho does not
bellovo tho I'itt Ulver Indians com-
K Van .v o I l luyiikely I,mI
so,,," tl.ev llave never M.owu any
such Milrlt, except those on the
south folk of IMtt Uler. The-e
soutli-lorK iniiiaiis null uie iioies
in. tin. i.iilv Indians he thinks, who
irotlifOI IIJ JIHI 111 in It J ,u'.; ""
might take a hand In tho light.
Soilll lorlv 1 lutes were paiiuuu iqi
and well armed in Surprise Valley,
nlxiut the time Hernard'.s troois
ciiiiio over to the lava bed, anil fol-
lowed him part of the way a fact
LonllrmeU iy tiieir Mopping m uie
house of ii family on the route, who
ch 'alarmed, but wcro told
...Hans that thev intended
by the I
noliarm, iwiney wereouiya icrj .e
Mnlito- Imllui, seen 'with M.",
l'uui"wl.5.. vllltcd by Steele, Fair" I
SALEM, OREGON, MAY 10,
child, mid others, fnrmoily credited
as Snuku Indians. This look rca-
.sonuble, aNo, from the fact that If
.i . i.. ..... 1 1....1 ...i.i. i... -w..
IHU-.1: in inriill ui-ii ..nil 1111; ii-
docs were Snakes, there nn many ,
n tlit recrvulion at Yaiuox whii '
i nun. were ,-i'iu unci nil' .iiihiocs
"' ,,,hU w",,w tvo ll.i;in In
'J1' :!Um, l n ,u' I.''" 'orally lights
his troops volunteer Mvle.
A ' K'tl Van llremer arriv-
ed from Hot Spring Valley yoster-
day, and reports tho IMtt Ulver In-
,,,iw till ,K.m.,.,L. ,,m. ,,d only
i.,,. ilin Mmloiw miiviiMni.k llu-ni
fV", .""m. llielr !dd lie hun
, o(M. :,.. ,, f, u, rt. 'Ve
' v..r there nmoi.-: the I'll. Ulver
"-, - l-vvlou-ly reported
Wlisil llcroiius of tin- I'lililH Iloiaaln?
I'HKA'.o, April li, IS?:).
i:.iit.r wiikunt'ito farnvr:
i. t,...,., ,.. ,i i n... ,.,.11,.,. ,.r n,,,
. " "' V- i
American ( oni;ro.ss tojlve away the
public lands to a!uio-t any enterprl-e
'1"l Ill-. I" relation to p-ants
fieipiently made to Agricultural
Colleges, the llitml .Vnv ) 7.ir.-.iys:
"The new Agricultural College bill
before Coiijjiv. N not one that we
,.0,u.,. Wo haw got tired of
tl,,s to"'1 Kwnt '""1"- '" ''.'.. -
"' '" wnieii mo iiiium appropriated
to Agricultural Colleges have been
used is not calculated loi stir iiur.-ym-
lniM in "'"'f f '"'"""' "l'l - ropri -
"tiuiw. If f.irmer.s of the country
want theirsoiiseducaled In the .scion -
ces adapted to their profession, let
them pay, as other people do. We,
1,UVl, '"""' '" ",l' ,in,lnl tliut
what Is not worth paying for is not
woith having; and that what can be
K,)t w,u,t paying for Is not ajipro-
i-IiUwl, mill what people nro willing
appreciated, with one or two excep -
tlons. Some of our public men act
lr ,.... .,,,.,.,,,,,,1 li-it wbiitovor
'" If tl,l l.I (' 1. Nvl",,,n.r
they can get from the (loverninont,
either by right or r.ul means, Is tho
Kmit ,le,lderatu... in legislation. This
-,.,,,,,. ,, ..., , th w,rkllfS of
tlie Credit Moblller. scheme. I mler
.,,,,,...., .,,.. liiillrn-iil
this institution the 1 ...III "r wi
co-d the (lovernineiit fJinjmo.ooil,
while tho actual eo,t was only 7I -
'"".'".' tln-r- wa- , prollt of $!,.
,, Vlew of tlie rapid iiisappearanco
...... . .... .
of the public domain, under this do-
nation policy of Co.. gr.'s.lonal legis-
ii. ... h.uowi..g statistic.., fur,,.
I- ! from the (ieneral Lund Olllce,
wm ,)(, ll( jtltfr4-t to agricultural
.ouimunl.y. From V) to IS70 .belaud a half mills Mr thesupport of free
amounts Maud: schools this year,
i.uin rurinmii!-i' ... ... is .vvi re. -
mm"'.1!':":!! :'r.i.uv.M Arqiirrmi.-Coxon, the man ac
i,iuu msiiiM.i, ,.)ui., .vc .. .'i.sii..j
smvh. Iji1 slvrr. . siii.. .... it,h7.i,4 "
.lru for IliKri.kl liuineuivtn.. ui..'.l
u,,,, iami. giiriiii.sti,.. .. .. ans
um-n m imimum.- ........ i
(,,,.;i",,,V;-r.ii." .:..' .'..': ... i.f.M'-' -
m,ui tu wnv-"" ",41 3,:mi:i ;
iirt..iUiTn.j.. . . . lai.i'i'-si
Ttal i! lo IsM
Add to till-, alsiut ,'0,()0,i00 more,
granted Mute LS70 and wo see where
u. i,l has l-oiic. It is a very mi-
- -... ww -
K)rtant faot to notice, that u groat
amount of this land has U-on dona-
ted as M.b,idle.s to mllroa.K From
I'j; t ,wi jjnyj" iMimLwiiwim'j',iwwrtitwwisMwi'i'iniiumMtiwiwiu.
this exhibit the legislation fur nil-
roads N apparent
, , ...... 'i -., .. ... r.,1,.,.1
Jli' wnolo urea i)f tlto lulled
sll,t,'s is If lt!!,H,000 acres of land
and water. The number of acres In
donated to them twice us many acres
,,s thm, 1rt, ,,r nu,rnV,.( farms, and
an amount neirlv ennalliiL' the total
"" amount "' 'l "' "U ""
nnmherof acres of land in farms .
anv kinds. The total amount grant-
,.,i (,, rallrouls einnot fall Miort of
laiiro.ui.s i.iuuoi um mioiioi
M'011,000 acres. The annual rove-
'u to the.-e companies from tho sale
and rent of .her ands tt 11 he in
mene, and the Inlluence which they
will wield over their tenants and
cuMomors, will lie of no .small inter
est to this nation, either for K'X'd or
The city of Uelfa-t in Ireland, with
.. .-,,,, i
pop.n.u.o. ... ..-.-,,.,,. nm o.v
one man. His annual income from
rents alone Is over ci2fHiiitf itlii. lint
this amount sinks Into In-iKnIlkMiice
ineomp.irion with the income which
mud be derived by the railroad com-
panics from their lands donated Id
them by the overnuieul.
It M-em-that this business of "Iv
iug away the pul-Ue domain should
' cease; that what remains should, ho
given as uomc-dciiis. i riitniii..iiioii
Is tho policy of railroad eon, panics,
At the pre-ent time a half dozen
, men control the great portiou of the
ro.uls in the Culled Stales, and if
' thtdr power increases in the future
ns It has In the past, they must ultl-
mutely control this government.
lii.u.w tiii: i:i-iooi.a ellv
paper remarks, that the pioprietors of
the establishment to rcllue borax on
, mucous memliraiio of the u.outli,
i '" ""' 'imnan genus, they gave four
'"""; """.,""." ;""" '"" i"" -
Uwl, In their food, to each ot their,
horses, not one ol whom has been
attacked, while many others about
'V!" 'j'" . . !'.w, "?. V', Vl-"it!l.Tl"
qualities ol uorax, anticipate lavor-
ab e lesu s f.ou. t he Hsu of the new
ll.,lu.(,y.,v. : ..., V(.,,,
,. Al.Wll7:i,Ullv. ,lniVl.,
,,aH ,,,.,, , u ,. .MlMlll.r, r
' Itoseburg, Judge of the Sicond Judl.
t. nuniui. to fill the vacancy canst d
,y the death of Judge Thayer.
, ,H.TAx.-At t.,e m.i.m.i ,.
' ing last Saturday, the voters of Salem
I district decided to levy a tax of two
, ci. sed of the murder of Mr. Hasbruoli,
. in Yamhill county, laht winter, was
tried at Ijifiiyettu lat week, mid au-
Foil Sam-:. A flue carriage Is ad
' vertlscd for sale In our columns, to-
( ijcl.ri,t.r Is to vl.slt San
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. g- luminal iivk iiiwiiw'i
A ,.,, ;,.,,i..,nur
I x ic- ,e.r,. J,o ld ,.(..,
jII.nI t'l lll'l
Volume V.--Number 12,
Cltol' l',iosiu:rrrt in C.M.iroiixi.v.
TheSand,,iauclsco Coiiiiniivltil JlertiM
of May 'Jd says :
The month of April was In every
sense a dry mouth. It was not until
the ailh that we were visited with any
showers: then, aualu, on the L'Ttb,
with a slight raiu-fall. In all less
than olio half an inch of water fell
In April on an average llinnu;li tho
Slate. This little revived the droop
ing grain, but was not sulllcleut to
secure a crop on late planted fields,
neither has it furnished us all tho
moisture required to secure to us a
full average crop yield. We want
more rain, and that -jieoillly, to save
many large Wheat llelds from entire
destruction, t'sitally the mouth of
May gives us a few passing showers,
ami we are. vet hopclul (hat we may
(iius be blessed. Accounts fiom the
interior are very eoulllctlug. In some
lucidities mound our own Hay, wher.
last year cops were light ami blasted,
prospects are now billllaut for full
average crops. Others again are
quite the reveisc, yet We do not believe
that the cereal e.ops as a whole ar
anything lil.e as uupropltious as some
people would try to make us believe.
i II may be that the crops on the west
yet even ll.eie will be enough for seed
and food, leaving us (he gicat eastern
valle. of the river, etc., to feed tho
multitude and for export.
Hovrs HriiN.'i. -On last 1'riilay
night the steal. lets Alice ami Shoo I
Flv were burned in the basin at Ore
gon City, within a few feet of the
Mooring mills of Larorq.ie V Co. Tho
total loss Is about $a,ii.Mi. We under
stand that the Alice will be Immedi
ately rebuilt, as the hull and macliiu
eiy me iiiilnjuicd. The timely exer
tions of the Flic Depaltu.cut saved the
mill ami waiehotise fiom destruction.
The steadies li.-loiiged to the old Hue.
.Mt'lttimt. A man iianicd.l, I). Hob
bins, a lnehelor, living four miles
west of Oregon City, was found dead
lu his bed last Tuesday morning. Ho
had been shot lo the bead with a lllle
ball, and when found had been dead
two or tl.lcc days. It is stippiiM-d tllU
dell was dune lor money. The di
cfiiM'il was .".'i .years old.
K.s.M'f, Hi'itiini.i. it Co. have a new
advertisement In the F.mi.muu calling
attention to their Moult of agricultur
al inachluciy. This old and well
known bouse ale lu the field will, all
the advantages in-ee.ss.iry to do busl
ness on the most favorable terms.
Diiownuii. -A little boy, about nine
years old, sou of Ceoigu Williams,
colored, of this city, was drowned lu
the liver last Tuesday. Ho got be
yond his depth In the water in tho
eflbit to iccovcr a whistle which ho
TiikOov. (Iuovuii. This splendid
nteamer Is very popular with Uiuhhip
pers ami traveling public, mid every
down tiiii hIio caiilcs from forty to
llfty passengers and from MO to -)
tons of freight.
OKr'KiniKli. The comiuuulciitluit
entitled "What becomes of the Peo
ple's Money'."' will appear next wcijk.
Uia.TA II 1. 1., druggists ami apoth-
eeailcs, aie to be found In llrovcr.V.
Mil lei's blok, opposite the ( 'hcn.eketa
Hotel, ami the piesciit linn is a con -
.Miliilatlon of the Interest fonnuily
. i .. .... i i. j r.....i . ..
.I'JIM'.sl'llU'll ir .1. Ii. . I... .inn. .....
and Hell A Johns. They have the ser
vices of Harry Hear, an accomplished
pliai'iuacUt, e. pel le need In compound