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FOIt TIIK 1'KOI'IiK TO DKtilDK.
There nro now three full .State tlek
mIi In the Hold for the people, to choose
tlielr ruler.s from for the next four
year-). The Independent know no
compromise, .seek no coalition, recog
nize no man as entitled to their Mip-
jiort tinle-s he cuts loose from party
mid is willing to Join hands with earn -
jst anil non-parthun men In cU'ecting
the relornis which this public welfare
demands. Wo like tills bold reiilllli'lil-
lion or party prejudices mid eniineiu -
tion of war against rings and party
managers, mm believe the men who
itdvocate It ought to Mieeccd fully, bo-
utt'icj they are earnest and because
lliey are lionet, mid their conventions
Iiave the olllce limit Hie man, mid not
the man the olllce.
There are thousands of voters who
look on this movement with half favor,
lint llnd It Maidenly thrust upon them,
uuil hesitate to yield It tlielr full alle
giance -imply because It is new and
untried. Hut the movement will ae-
liiire power ami ustimu fuller propor
tions each day until the election. It
lias already ellectetl much good, for a
nominee on one of the regular .State
tickets confesses that only for this pop
ular demonstration tho rings would
have run the convention as usual, hut
that tlio Independents have forced old
party inanagcrs load more fairly than
they Intended. So far m good, ami we
are content to know that our labors,
have not been liM in aiding this good
Tlio politicians nro determined to
have (heir campaign organs in tills
city (luring Hie coming weeks before
the election, mid they will bleed freely I
to support them, but our paper depends
Milely upon the support or the mas-e-,
mid receives uo .subsidies other than '
their voluntary payments of sub-crip-tlons.
'e ask our readers If they still
put their faith in parties which 'oaet
(rlbiile from olllce-hohleis and a-pli
(tuts to maintain uewMianer- Unit tin
people will not otherwise Hipper!, or ir
they cannot belter ulloid to stand by a
party and by a Journal which claim' no
-ucli exaction-, but act openly mid
honestly, putting I'm tt li neither in po
lltlcal Jobbery nor political trickery'.'
Till: III I.IXTIX KYI-MOK.
rjaturday's lliillrlin explains that the
forgery of the re-oliillou concerning
the purchase of the Canal and l,oek,
passed by the Marlon County luih-peii-lent
Conveiilion, wis ierpelr.ited by
its Salem eorie-poiidi.ut, and was re
ceived mid puhlMicd In good filth by
that paper. The exiilanntlon comes
late, but we are glad tlmt it Is given,
fur we do not like to believe that u
Journal as prominent as the Unit, in
would deliberately perpetrate such a
fraud. The name of Hie correspondent
is given, and Is that of a young man
Mho has repeatedly ami indignantly
lenlcil that he was Mich, uud iis-erlcd
dial he hud never written a letter to
flint paper. Ileal present occupies a
prominent position on the mechanical
leparluient of Mr. Yamhill's paper,
Mhere his merits should be caiefully
Jippreclated. We are obliged to t nice
fo his feeble pen the -cores of lie
which hae enibelll-hed the llHlhtiifr
.Silent correspondence. "The character
if that correspondence Is very fully
'plalned when we connect the author
with -ticli ii dcllberato ocir, us he
perpetrated In leportlug (lie action of
that Convention as directly contrary to
what it was.
Poiill.v.NIi, Apill'.M, IsTI.
ICmkI P.irtluiid Just hiii tlrn liud'got fair head
way ill the minhIwi row whleli leails (nun the
ltd Iciry, Hint wo mu tlio ilauics h:iilui:
uImhU In llen.lUli glts uhlltiwii ciosst.,1 the
iHllroad lorry, but til last Ihn bu of I lie
Mimiii lire ii);tiuM whs lusiril mid the tlloru
of the llreiuen pie tinted the tu.t of tbo row
('lugdiislrint niter tnoliulldliiKN bad bis"!
'oiikiimiHl. It whs rt sin Moil lint not mi bill
I Until hxvIui'1k as I mw h yiiarnrso ago In
l"ia, as tint PmcIiIcMhII mss(, by m Iiiik
flevator w hlili whs Illuminating the world at
IIIUW'AIIM -1'IIIMI INH1ANS.
I uii't iihl Netpmliiirtiiees In ln u in the ht
kiiii of iho ItidlaiiN whniii ilu. McKay lnuth
t liuwKHtliortsl and trained lor an listeru
(our. 1 met tiler Mtiiie tollnwN in MihIih'
laud last sirlii); iii mirallltv, lu the conltlct
with I'apt. Jaek's warriors. They lmo had
it UrgiiHiidleiicoat Oni Pino Hall this even
ing, couiMMsl of thocVtft'of the city, Intent
ou Mtliig the uimiiioiH nutl customs of sav
iigiillfc. TlmeniMil hw i u oil to Ut much In
(eresiml In the ptirruruiiiiu'o.aud It certainly
Is a chiuigu from the lamu roiitluo of modern
(he.itl IimN, War iIaiicim, calp dituciw, mod
loliiti iLiuctM, tlituces of thnukKlvliig and
itauoos of the Sniu Holla minimis worship
iilteruiitod ciioh other and tho war whoop
rung out ut Intervals to delight tho pwU-
tors. Sonio war episodes wero enacted to the
II I'o not to the death quite and our late In.
dlan allien to tho number of eloven cuVi'ckm
and lo clttteliMcii sliono with all tlio doco-
ratlvo skill known to savago I lid. TUey
wero palntod In Iho highest stylo of tbo art,
mid the gentlo sstvage soemed to Illicitly ap
pieclalo his surroundings, ns well ns tlio
lacllltles of stage and footlights us the eager
attention ofLllfl ntllllmipn. Tllnri, worn uneurtil
1 tableaux whom red lhthts hono o'er lirmiM
women and bravo men, and tlio audloneu
' hmlovory ioason to feel satisfied with tlio
'"sight ullorded lliotn of sivago people and
, lllolr wny' J h0 " wo" why tu Indian
; Nho" r MoKay brothers should not bo a
.,.... .,,'. J. .... . "... .
uio jmi unu u niey whii, riuieill will wuuiv
our pooplu will, uo doubt, Improve tlio opportunity.
,, , .' ' ' . . Iut quarterly meeting for .Sllverton
fills afternoon a spring wagon drove to tho dl.ult w, , ul( ,,. ,, ,,,.
Mark street ferry with a mad woman on the T , , , , , f
back f-o.it, held down by two strong moti. ., . ... ., ' , ... ." ,
llarohoaded, with loose black hair Hying , IM Salem district; w II bo at
wildly, and eyes rolling In Irony, the poor l MHre t,,"t' ()ftho '-'"''! r0!,,,H c,0,,
rroaluro struggled with tho hands that held d Water plenty; and a general nltcn
her, ii'idhur wild cries and fearful aspect dance of ministers and people Is request
made sad the ho.irts of all beholders. Who -'(!.
knows what sad story of hiiiuuu misery was
then on way to tlio Hist Portland Asylum?
Iliiildlng goes on hero considerably, mid
tho lower parlol'tho business strootn are bo
big built iqi I'uioly. .Spring trade opens
slowly, but so the Spaing trade always (loos.
I solid you tlio advertisement of tho Wool
Packing and (trading House, which Is worth
Iho consideration of all loaders who are wool
growers. I shall write particulars wbou I
Tho trial of the erusadorH drags along
slowly. No iiry Is found yot, and l.appous
says ouo can't bo got insldo tho city limits.
Not being able to got Insldo tho court room I
looked In from a sightly placooustalr hi the
vestibule and saw the horolo crixadors
ranged In a row waiting patlontly for tho
slow revolving wheels nfjustlco to roaoh Iholr
casti. I'ubliit Interest seems to bo fully
maintained. S. A. U.
Mil. IIlHTOIt: Although We hllll 11
rough winter, ami a pa it of Maich worse,
j yet Spilng has come to us in her gen
tlest mooil, and vegetation is two weeks
more forward than ti-iml at this time in
April (the ITtln. Winter wheat and
oats are superior but little, if any, ol
them having been drowned or frozen out
hi-l winter. Fanners ami gardeners are
pulling out line gardens, ami Flora is
distributing her sweet favors to tho-e
who can appreciate them.
It Is certain that, of last Kail's sowing,
mid this Spring's, a very largo acreage Is
now in grain In Marlon county. If I
we io to cuter into a description of the
carpet l' green (hut Is spread out over
our broad acres of grain and grass, nntl
iIcsciIIk' the Innumerable tame and wild
llowers now opening out, and how I'o-
iiioiiii is presenting her charms in the
Moral kingdom, and how thee nil kl-s
the sunlight; while oil' to (be right and
left of old Hood, monarch of mountains,
vast acreage of glistening snow con
trasts strangely with thu charming keen
er. v of the " lleautlful Valley," I might
tire your renders. As variety is the
spice of life, I will peak of
Thceau Incrca'lng rapidly in mini
beisuiiil lulliiunee lu this county. Hut
the task which He-before them l-of vatt
Import, mid it will require energy, capi
tal, brains, union ol purpose, Integrity,
and Inislm tact. The e:iii-cs whleh
have operated ts bring about the prcst ut
slate of trade and commerce are ol many
yea if' staiullng. Hcfore the late "Amer
ican cnnillcl," theiv was u cciitralliug
ol brains ami capital lu the I'ultcd
Stutes, but the natural results of such a
great war were, expansion of ciiriency,
ciioruiouf speculations, and the uprcar
lugof huge monopolies. When given
hacks were declined to be a legal tender,
and government and lailroad bonds were
all the go for Investments, thou our na
tion tan wild. Stupendous schemes of
mammoth fortunes were concocted; lletl
tlous credits were created, and the (Jen
era I (iovcrmucut, State-, mid cities
plunged wildly and leeUle ly Into debt.
The people at large saw but the bright
side of things lu general, ami with that
eonllileuco and forbearance which char
acteileiis, wo suU'cicd the cords, and
then the chains, to eucliele us, till now ,
they bind us with giant grasp. There
need be no evasion the truth is that the '
general go eminent I- leagued with all
the principal niuuoiMillct in the Culled
States, mid for them It legislates; while
the masses huve no show but to pay their
gilovous taxes, while their lauds lu com
mon, the public domain, are lavished I
upon Kingly corporation-. And, while
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I""1'"""1 l"V- I"1""' ! I'" ..' ,Hillileal loglw Milts usluthW cjuuty! and "'i" VlV",VLW?.l"ei.ur.'"ker wl ' "nee timbers wiUbe removed" She. w ill be re
power to ivgulate eoinuietve i.etwceu j,uk.B from the way you handle the too!, V,, 1. Vvln m ,.." ."" Wallllla 'ltl, all modern sailing appliances, and
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1 niouollcs'.' '1-alU about the tnsci and vmL Tjcket, , opinion to tbo straight ' 17. '0U) U'e L'v ol I Wnwltoffith?
oppressions of the masses in the Old
World! Let us look nt home, and wo
j wll see the tree of oppression deeply
rooted and spreading wide Its branches,
mid, like the deadly ITpas, blighting our
Industry and energies. Let not the Pat
rons of Husbandry be discouraged, for
they have the true wealth of the Repub
lic, and thu numerlual strength Is in
,llL'nl- Years will be required to bring
about a radical chnngo In our buying
and selling, or to procure for us fair play
Reforms go slowly, but they do not go
A eamp-niectlng will begin at the
Kewhoni camp-ground on Thursday,
Juno 4th, 1S7I, under the supervision of
Rev. 1. 1). Driver, l K. The fourth and
It is evident that we have nothing to
hope from middlemen and Kastcru mo
nopolists In any reduction of per cent
age on agilciiltural Implements. Tf our
faith and works agree, we will show a
preference for all manner of agricultural
Implements malleoli this eoat, and es
pecially in Oregon. I wMt that every
farmer in Oregon had a Stilein plow, ami
a Rowlo wagon. It would stop the sale
of Kastoru plows and wagons In this
State. We have the Iron ore, the water
power, and tho timber why not use
them V Let us encourage home Industry
and homo trade. Ixor.x.
Marlon County, April 18, 187-1.
FKOM HOl'dl.AS ror.NTv.
Mil. Kiiitoic As (lie election is draw
ing near, and as considerable N snld
about it, and oftliecaudidatcsuoiiiiiuited
bv the (lill'elvnt nartleu. I tlinmrlit It
l I f r-l t I .. ,,r lilt w In -m. I.. !.. fmn,
this part of the country. To start out so
that you may understand what Is the
mutter with me, I once was a very strong
paity man, but of the hard-ll-ted yeo
manry who uiider-tauds the use of the
maul mid wedge, of the plow and hoe,
better than I understand political trick
cry; but, however, as time rolls on .wo
learn more so I think 1 have learned
enough to know, that it will not do to
follow these old political olllce hunters
longer, as I have found out by sad expe
rience that both iHilitleal pa I ties are too
corrupt to bo entrusted with olllces of
honor, trust, orprollt,usHsnionoy they
are after, and not the welfare of their
constituents. Now, Mr. Kdltor, 1 have
come to the conclusion that us both po
litical paitlcs arc about dead, or so near
It that they begin to smell terribly from
Infectious disease called political corrup
tion, the voters of this pait of the coun
ty (except a few) will vote the people's
ticket with a vlcwof getting If possible
honest men into olllce. Weof thlscouu
ty feel that we have hewn most outra
geously tuxed to Keep up our county
and State expenses, through the misman
agement of oiircouuty olllcluls and coe
mption of our law makcis. lit this
county, the old political parties are 1 it
' tending to uet a fusion ticket for the pur
pose ol lc.it I a, or trying to beat, the
people'-ticket. They have commenced
at the tail end of the fuse by holding
their precinct meeting yesterday, their
delegates to meet at Ro-ehnrg, Saturday,
the '.'"iih lnt.,l'or the purpose of Mulshing
this terrible fuse. "Now don't you think,
If this terrible fue iskept dry and in or
der till the June election, and they
should be beaten, don't you think a very ,
small spark would set the ftic oil'.'
gracious I If well craiunied, what a leport
it would mtike ! Then the -tench coming
from such a pile of political corruption
would be Intolerable; men would have
to hold their no-e as they paed the
wieck of this fusion party. Hut I do not
think the fusion ticket will win lu this
county, from the fact that there is too
great a ill U'civiieo between the two par
ties to make anything of force; there are
too many sound men in both parties of
tlie laboring class who will not fue, for
they are aware that If they go Into the
fusion ling and should win In the elec
tion, that it would only elevate to olllce
the political Mire-hcadsMhat are crying
out against the lusiple's ticket, and beef
uo beiietlt to them, and leavlmr us in as
bad a predicament as wr ore now. More
auou. Mitrt.u Cur.r.K.
fllll.1l IAMO (Ol'.M'V,
llotni Uimik, April 11, 1ST!. ,
t: Kncloed you will tlud J
tin 'it I -tii
.... - ' cilvi'iiiu in lb niiini wii n n rviDiiiA nr
.... ... ..n. i ... " "i-n.-uaiigoui ims.,m. ,.,,., 11 ,ue tHsipio Interested will rrlse the .... , -.'.r.,,11, r.: '."""""" '.'' 'A..1 .'TiTi;,
.-. i (p aMtnowledned to be the best
selection, by far, over made In this county,
and judging from the signs of tho times I
will be elected by a large majority; and what
Is most noteworthy is, that not a man was ex
nectlng his nreferment.and on tbe other hand
those that had bean on the Mate for months,
and had dono many wonderful works, arid
had so ofwn treated to (s tho hero ol tho
Klver of the West says) so uiueli aood whis
ky, through some book or crook, or by some
other Inexplicable means, was granted a per
mlt to stay at homo this time, and not a tv
wero suporaunuatod, for such Is tbo edict:
'They are weighed in the tiaiaucesaim wuuu
wanting." Yours truly, mamu.
iaio.ii IIAKKB cou.vrv.
Joudan V.vu.uv GnAxni:. No. 21, )
April 1-', 1S.-I. 1
Mn. KniTon: We Initialed a class of twen-ty-ono
members in tho Fourth Degree on tbo
11th lust., on which occasion there wero bo
tween sovonty-flvo and one hundred nieiii
bors Iprosont, Including visiting mombeis.
Tho Harvest Feast was bounteously spread
beforo us. containing twenty-four yellow-
leggod chickens, and other varietios too nu
merous to mention, which wo Indulged In
with great pleasure.
Our Orango Is In a prosperous condition,
numbering sixty-live full nerxreo members;
wo still have another class on tho way. In
conclusion, I will my that sovcrnl of Our
members take your paporaml are well pleased
with It. Yours, A. T. MeCer.t.v,
IT. White one of th ruinders of the
louver Hosiery MaiillfaeturhigCoiiipaiiv at
.Iiirrsiii. Iiiix "returned from Colfax. W.T.
whole lie has been putting up a grist mill for
J. C. Davenport.
TboSoattloand Walla Walla It It. Co. aro
advertising for bids to build tbo ilrst section
of that road.
Tho Seattlogas works aro being enlarged.
Walla Walla Is jrolni; to have a portion of
Mlms-s aro bealnlng to mlgrnto from tbo
vsriiMis iinrllinru towns.
Widla Wnlht Is overrun with tlilovos
burglars and blacklccs.
Jitirrlars tread tlio streets of Seattlo during
the midnight hours,
Port Towuseiid schools will iiulto In hav
ing a May Day festival.
Port Townscnd will enjoy two balls on tbo
oveutngoi .way isi.
Ilrlck liallillniMaro putting In tbolrappear
auco at Walla Walla.
Tbo wheat movement on the Upper Col
umbia Is exceedingly lively.
Stcalimr cattle Is the principal employment
of certain roughs In Kastoru OrOKOii.
Tho Itinera! of Mr. lUrtlptt, atStellacooni,
on the l.'ith Instant, was Nrgely attended.
Immigrants are arriving quite rapidly in
Upward of I'.'OOO acres of land was entored
In Whatcom county W. T., during tho year
ending Mapeli 1st 1S74.
Klhty lots were sold In Taooma lu one
alteriioou. Hosembles buUinasti.
A number of new w-airons bavo lieen
shipped from Olympla to Portlaud. What
Mr. Samuel D.Kmllli, Postmaster at Walla
Walla, and an intimate personal friend of
(fun. Grant, while on this coast, Is dead.
The Mrange organizer la wanted In What
com, W. T.
Tho Coast Surveying party U operating at
An olympla Cbluamau resisted an olllcer.
He paid 310.
Samuel Nleholo, ofSeaheck, W. T., has
I'eeu ailjudnisl Insane, and tout to (bo asy
lum. Ilelllnchain Hav hlonn will km stiinnml (n
Portlaud in Urge quantities during the Sum
mer. There are fifty patients In tno Insane Asy
him at SieiUcooui, W. T.
Forty-tlvii thousand dollars has been sub.
scruit'ii io me ( iiympia Itallroail.
Klfty hands aro steadily employed on tbo
grade of tho Olympla and Tenlno Itailroad.
An Uncampment of (he KM Cross has
I'pou hitiluled at FranUhu, Pierce County,
-ii ., . ., ...
Kittle, the Indian Chief ol the Kniaxoitm.
aud three of his trlb, went to work oa the
railroad at OlvmuUou tho TJik Inst., to do-
imiu unu uy iHiior.
Faceu. Ininllcited In the Kulainn ml.k,.i
linn wandered olf toward theMlckwu mine's!
..uuverVi , wl: '" " "l X ""
HoUo cay wax trostod to an impromlu duel
awcekauo. Nobody nun.
There nro now about .Vl.OOd head of eattlo lu
I. iraiiiie eo nty, Wyoming.
The Colorado H.rmg Co. havo leased tho
ItMiiitalu L'miuI fjrlU .vwrs.
There IsoiilyonepUniuir mill la Now Mex-
ii-ij.niiu nun i loemoii al I.hs Vega,
V. Iv'li.i,,,...!.. i..u i. i...... ,...'
trJisnrNr t v u u".T "'""""' ' )'
reX ed Ualla, vice Jouiison,
-p. . . ,' ,
lad (.imiisj more uralu will Isi raised
a ssjutbeiu Colorado this year than
Silver Chy IiusIhiuIh are orgaul.lni; a so-
c ety to pray the dressmakers aud mlllluerv
shops out of tho couutrv. '
Mr. S. Gosi, who was Indicted fortheerlme !
of adultery lu ColumbU county, Is now on
.mi mot. iieiens.
Silver City Is to havo tHIly kblpmonts of
Irwli Iruit trom Sail Franel-ts), as soon as
luey make their apptiarance iu (bat city.
Tho tlrstdivldend of the llenton ul mines
I" being received by ..liare.holder lu and
about -HattK It U about !I0 er wnt. Not
bad for new mines. .
wharf Pninortv .-.illn.l M.V..1,-,. ,!..,
Sotiare. Seattle, ban liiwn munnvi ... i ..n...
Mi;y that propose opeulng a ooal mine ou
aL r' i
Montaua farmers are busily enm,!
olui.iu imln. , W
Travel In Montana Is reported as belnir .
ceedlngly lively. B "
Montana cattle have been eating poison.,.
herbs. A number have died, """on
Tho mining season In Montana has ornt
under favorable appearances. rui
Tbo bodies Interred In a cemetery n.
Deer Lodge, Montaua, have been retnov?
Tbey numuered forty-eight. w
IIpv. A. It. Medhury.of Portland, preach
n tho Baptist Church at Olynipla lasts.1
day morning and evening,
Mr. Peter McLaughlin, of Tualallp. .
Mr. J. O. Turner, of Orots Island, weii n
pointed Notaries Publlo by Oovoruor FenC
last Saturday. '
The Master of tbo bark Dublin, arrived it
San Fraueisco April Pith from PortGao,b,
reports that on tho 18th of February John
Oaks, second mate, fell through the hatch
way aud was Instantly killed.
An urchin of 12 Suminors, who sport th.
title of "ltsd-headed Jack," had a llvelr
skirmish l.istSaturday with aTtimwaterUJ
In wlilch knives and clubs woro usod. JJ
was cut a Utile. Uo Is now In custody, and
tho otbor boy was sent for.
Mr. II. F. Drown and wire, or Olymnl.
lust week dpedod threo blocks of Und
West Olympla for tbo bonellt of tbeto
Diislncss seems to ho Ihetter on Piw
Sound. Tho mills have Increased their tun
of running, and lumbcrmon ure In good
A Seattlo dispatch of the 18th says; Tb
batk Jenny Piits went ashore at high water
ou Sandy Point, about live miles no-th of
this cit v, at :i o'clock this morning. She wat
Ivlngoiihor beam ends. The steamer Km,
White has gone down to tow her oil.
The farniersofThurston county ore Invited
to meet the citizens of Olympla and Turn
water, ou Hush's Prairie, the 1st and 2d d
of Mn v, and with them to carry tho grade cf
le Olympla-Toulno 1 till road across iluh'
Tho Olympla Tiimvrfft gives tho parties
Inrsofa shooting ull'ray which occurred it
Orav's Harbor, a few days nno, between two
seltfers, In which one of them was badly
wounded. A man named MeGee, weft
known as an ol 1 resident on tho north aide
of tho bay, and owning a largo stock ranch,
bad ouo of tbo claims rented to a nun
mimed Dwyer, between whom there Iim
been no unod leeling existing for some tlma,
It helm: suiipoFcd that McCIeo wnnted to
drive Dwoer away. On Monday I.ltli Inst, a
disputo nroio bolweeu them about shim
cattle, when McGoo attempted to abuot
l).vjiir with Ills rllle, but the cap snapped
and bo failed. Dwyer then shot McGeetnlce
with his revolver, onco through tbo nose and
again In tho hick, McC.ro at. tbo same time
advancing upon him, until Dwyer ran aud
left for Oabut. McGeo then commenced
stoning tbo houso where Mrs. Dwyer wii,
and compelled ber to lenvo for the Oabut for
safety. McGoo was arrested by the authori
ties snon niter. Ills Injuries bad not been
ascertained, but aro probably not serloua.
His clothing was very bloody from hi
NIH.bC luij IS sMTllhBS 0IUU0X.
The following Is clipped from the corres
pondence of the Oregon Sentinel of Jackson
county. The loss of sheep in that section,
has been much larger than generally sup
posed: I.iNKvir.LK, April fltb, 1871.
Spring la with us iiculu, mid be assured
that one hundred and fourteen days of snow,
sleet, ball and frost, (commencing Dec. 1 anil
ending March l!l,) has amply prepared ujto
appreciate the beautiful weather It brings 01,
The snow has left the low lands In luiee
places, and Is rapidly dlapiearhig from tb
hill sides, and under the genial Influence oft
bright sun, the grasses are coining ou rarldlr
promisiug a bountiful supply for tbo coining
season. Stock men, long housed In by lo
clement weather are uow able to ride ow
the rauge aud decide with some decree of
accuracy upon the prollts arising from bone,
cattle and sheep husbandry. I need hardly
toll yoti, that, In some Instances where woof
bands of shoep bavealniostoutlrelyperUbad,
the losers seem to be laborlug under the Im
pression that the business is ucooinpauW
with sonio risk; uor need 1 tell you that las
few cases, where some have lost nearly their
last cow, they aro roady to admit (hat ibeir
baud has not Increased as rupldly as it lulgbt
have done under moro favorable circum
stances. To att'ord you something of an Idea of tb
Ionkiih kiintaliiAil liv tlm nlifwin tnnn of tbissso-
Hon, I will j;lve the lollowlng tlgures, wbieh
' havo beon prepared carefully, and which la
i tll umln reliable :
r. It. llarrl-on 'i'"?"."'!!
.1. W. Il.unv.,
I'.uiurini ,v (iiHHlnhi.
II. S. Whin
I'lirliii'li A. I.lnii
.Mrs. I.,niii llnUdy....
Win. T. Otboru ,
inui 11311 1111" rr
Thus. IL will amwr lliat nut of 1JS11, 01V7,
or a fraction over ii per cent, have died.
The above roporl does uot Include the sMJP
on Seratitie Kiver, where, 1 am Informed,
er cent, of loss is smaller. By careful ew
mate, the loss sustained by cattle men will
probably amount to 20 per cent, of the orlg-
(m..l I I I .. II 'l. I.K ..! Alia Ik
'.,.,.';, """ am ercoioiy luioriuou iu
. 11SM) Villi
,. :uu iui
. 410 4
. h75 75
,. 730 40
. su -a
. HO il75
. !HM S
, iioo au
vt Inter has been equal y severe in uoow
I.ske, Surprise and Warner Valleys. ,
'' ""y '" well to state here that the aliflvt
i bauds of hheep with no food nor sbeltK
ver-,(wltli two exceptions), only such as tbey
, louud on the range, and tho cattle fared on
mt, httter. Horses havo doue well in tw
wuty, comparatively few having died,
Oi.n ImiNMiiw. The old Umolutlouary
frigate Constitution, whlch.sonie months aw,
whs brousht to Phlladelpbla from Aiinopolla
to be rebuilt, was drawn upon the stock a
the navy yard for that purpose yesterday
Having Iwiaii .Ui,iaii,iA.l .li. wta raised IB
the iloatlng dry dock, ami towed around W
the south wharf. Uere, by means of tu
ureatest foix-e. she waa milled from thedoeit
Us)n tue stocks. To accomplish this, 3
men wereemnloved. huse cables fromaoaii
ilozeu capstans, and a complication of enor
mous llllllnvu Ia9.l!..r ... in fllA VeS)I
When the canslana worn mannod and tb
cables felt tbo tension upon them, the veaart
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