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SALEM, OREGON, FEBRUARY 5, 1875.
Volumo VI, Number 51,,
LETTER EEOM DANIEL CLARK.
On Ovkkland Car, 1
January 19 h, 1875. J
Mb. Editor: On examination I dud the
Immigrant Department of the State Grange
jDf California very useful for this coast. All
Immigrants coming from the East or else
where call In San Francisco, for InlormatloD
as to ourcoaat generally. The publisher ol
the Granger's Guide, Mr. J. Ear), does not
seem to be one of those narrow-minded men
that is interested only In building up his own
State. He has'bbanged the name of his pa
per to the Granger's Guide of Ihe TUeiJle
Coast. He asks ior co operation from Ore
gon and thinks Mi at tlio I uterus t of our State I
requires that We have a man placed in Sin
Francisco, w'bp is thoroughly acquainted
with the variqus' resources of our State and
'Washington Territory, to give correct and
reliable information to any and all persons
wishing to find homes ou the Pad do slope.
This Immigration Bureau should bo provid
ed for by the 8'ate. Bat, in the great pu
dence of our Legislature, they save at the
"spigot and lose at the bung." It seems hard
and unfair to ask the liberal portion of our
people to carry such enterprises forward by
subscription, when the whole people are
equally Interested in the result. But some
thing should be done in this line if we hope
to prosper soon as a State.
some places four Inches high, all in great
contrast with our country north at this time.
After leaving your beantiful and interest.
ing Capital City with the very pleasant as
sociations of friends a week ago I came
directly to Canyonvllle and Rosebnrg, where
I took the overland stage In a terrible snow
storm and found the snow from fourteen
Inches at Roseburg to three on Ronnie river.
and 38 on the Siskiyou mountains and about
elguton the bead of the Sacramento river.
till It run entirely out near Reading, 70 miles
north of this.
I And this the first real live good town
south of Salem. I found the trip prettv roinrh
and coid at night, but yet alter all'l don't
kuow tout, it is any worso than going around
by ocean. Very truly,
Tuesday, Feb. 2.
A BOY SHOT.
Tragedy at South Salem.
About threo o'clock this afternoon n litlln
boy. son of Mr. Georue Roland and a.
scholar at bourn Salem school, was excused
to go out, and soon after a pistol report was
nenra ana me iaa returned into tne Douse
and said be was shot through the breast.
Examination showed a wound through the
right breast near the nipple and the child
soon commenced bleeding also at mouth
The pistol. It seems, wasln the hands of a
jboy named Scovlll, not a member of the
As I failed to, post this as designed, I wiii.scnooi,naving,Deen sent off for misconduct
.' 1 " .."...' fa few davs aero. What tho motive win nr
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say a few words about our trip and the wea
tber. We arrived at Oden at 0 o'clock this
morning, two hours behind time, having
ceen detained uy a Heavy rrelgut 'train on
the lower end of the Humboldt Plains yes
terday, morning, In fresh snow,tbat made the
tram draw,, very heavy, the road not being
broken. The ruling depth of snow is about
one foot and the temperature very mild. At
Humboldt yesterday noon the mercury
stood at 36 above zero, but it was in doors,
and I think hardly a fair test of temperature;
but it has been thawing, and is still thawing,
and even raining a little as we leave Ogden.
I find that travel Is light. The road is-ro-ported
open ahead. Yours truly, in a Pull
man Falace'car, as she runs.
the circumstance under which the shot was
fired, we have no means of knowinir before
going to press as the rumor has Just reached
town in a very crude shape.
Dr. A. N. Kinney, of Portland, who came
up this forenoon to attend upon bis father,
and Dr. E. Y. Chase have gone over to attend
the unfortunate bov. and we can onlv norm
that the consequences may not be serious.
Of course the sad, event baa created a great
excitement in that vicinity,
The latest w'e can learn i that. Inn
.5COV1I1 noy. who is known ai ''Den" hv
the boys, had an old Allen pepper-
uu revolver wuioti wouldn't go, so
ne was pricking powder into tbe nipple,
holding ihe rls'ol spalrst his breast, when It
wrntoffand shot little Rowland who was
standing by looking on.
LETTER EE0M PHILIP BJ.TZ.
Cmco, Cal , Jan. ?0, '75.
Jin Editor: As the road is washed up
and bridges and telegraph down about Cary-
ville. I thought 1 wouldstop a day here and
visit someold friends and1 take a look at Gen.
lildwell's'magnlficenl estate of 22,000 acres of
as fine lsnd'as there Is in the State of Call
fornia,"wltb'his immense orchards and vine
yards and princely residence and grounds.
I found the General at home, in excellent
health. He insisted that I should spend tbe
day with htm, and soon ordered his carriage,
and we drove for miles over his superb
farros,after one of tbe fluent teams that Lever
saw hitched un. ''
saw hitched up.
List season bpjaiusd 110,000 gripe vines-,
inostlyrjr the "Vblto Muscat oj Alexandria"
toe great raUij, grape of.pallforoU. He coin
weLeeii Quaking raUlus of thU grape lam
fall, anji IUO70 b'e has on baud unw are cer
tainly asjfinejas anyMalaga raiii:.eflti be.
He Is alsgJ'i;uUJyaitpjri theJmonaMargel.v
Gen. Biawell settled on this placa In 1S12,
thirty tjvoyjarsaii Heasalsjo a jyery ex,
tensive l.)uriij(m(l J, berp, atidjagd prf
tlon of this tlirlxing-JJlo ton;prc,bUxiit
over -1.000. inhabitants jta ,011 ,hU,oJd land
claim. Jllsuwubiou costf JM06,P00,,,jtt r.e,r
Mil, l,vvnjiultuyiSf luoa.fiur luffje
magnificent estates aud the hospitality of
the great, largH hearted owner it Is better
for tbe 'Country to see ft aiVd' tip jnoiV
closely with suiafl faruiertp and mure ujjcxpl
bouses. V ' '
Another item, to give your readers Horns'
idea of Ihe extentr.f their farming operation
nero, 1 was luirguuceu u a gPBiiemniitll
wlgbt from Colusa county, jute v.estoftbls
across tbe Sacramento, who js pulling fn
11,600 Aften or wheat. In looUii j- lh bfll
ofixpenses, to carry 011 that farm, Willi 1 m
hardware iiuerpliam hero,' wo ir.iced one
item wlduu, wfc a wOiar'nsw 1 iifv ivu'w
X,CC0 cartridges ,tot iJIeury rIil.wtoOHi4iig
f 175. 1 askedwhatl that oould bo for, they
looked at! ma with surprise that I 'should be
so queer-j-and sa'd that was what theamr
million cost to kill wild geese ltb, tbattboy
kept men employed all the time shooting the
jLu&e 10 keep them fromeatlng up the young
wheat Jn the wrtritsr, as' ihejr comoln herein
co triads frDmtfhfe"frozen' conntrle's north and
AfBtnrthn'nioiknklna ln''l,.t ' ' ''" 'I
The gra U Wtif ul and green beta, now, 'hetiiT letter,
-XKJHlMleU CUA . 'I' "' "' V':,"W
.exiJ'-' i t -l " J
Phenomknon We w itnessed a beantiful
display of the elements as we crossed the foot
bridge early thin morning. The clouds
which hung high, were pouring down a
shower of snow on IhedUtant Polk county
htlls; the upper cu rrent of wind being from
the toutb made the falling fleece incline to
tbe north, but, midway to tbe earth it was
caught 011 the winys of the nuder current of
north wiud and carried south, so that Ihe
falling shorn er presented the appearance of a
Wmtiso School. Mr. James Orchard,
who in intending to open Writing School
hero, nt the Central School House, next
Thursday evening, shows us Borne-very line
specimens of ornamontal penmanship am
lu.-orms us mat lie has had success in teach,
ing In Albany, Scio, and other place. All
appearances are In his favor, and we have no
doubt (he will succeed. HU card will bo
found elwbere.. ,
Poiik,ani Ukuk-D. & a: AMjj'Ciilly jn-
iuraitus mat iney nave purchased, 605 pigs
in me inn, io monin,'we aht 69.M5 bs'and
tbey have ruu thioueh tbehfliuarket ir Jlhat
tlmo 3i,5WMbs'bepf for Salenj")e. The pork
has been niiinuiac'iireiVnitu Jard and HUirar
cured hain ami slionliler, hainples of which
are for bale, in tbuir innrkHs and will be
iS'UMil looihbouje euough or' any of our
, SjaunuM,) WouMi.-MAajhesteamerE
'Cooke tka neariuj; ,Hlem-lai,teenliig,
while cleanlnu the inachlneryone of the
hands nanifd U iilamin Perklna wan Inlnr,i
byhe bnrstlng'ol the heavy Klasa that guards
fbe lubricator, lie was brought here aDd
Uktu to the hnplUl with a wound in the
abdomen. We larn lo day that little hope
Is entertained of his recovery.
1:ntm!-$ise Tho Orcgo'nian ha exten
dnl itx fykg'rpli)c couiract 10 jncltido all the
ina'ieriWnt by the.Abroclated Prnu,tn tl,
.inn, uaiifftn ana iwi pf.CllfonUar and
K publishes today the fuli proceedings of
tueTilton-BeecW trial, BivlnitTllton'a moat
(iDjionant evidence against Beecher in t nil
Mr. D. M. Guthrie of Polk county, calls on
ns to day and reports considerable sickness
over there, scarlet fever aud some deaths re
On the 28th nit., John Graves, eldest son of
J. K. P. Graves and Abbey Graves, died,
aged 7 years 11 months and IS days. They
reside near Mr. Guthries place, south of
Having resided here for 28 years Mr. Guth
rie pronounces It the coldest winter he has
ever known, tho mercury having been 0 bo
David Goff, a very old citizen, whoilves
near Dixie and is'ftitherof Mrs. J. W. NeR
mitb, lies very ill of paralysis and is not ex
pected to iecoerj also Mrs. MoNary, an old
lady hose residence is near Eola, is ill and
not expected to live.
Stock, about Dallas, is generally doing
well and making a live of it.
Tbe first feeding Mr. Onthilj did this win
ter was on the 0th of January, snow fell on
tne 13th and lies on yet.
Candlemas 1 o-day is Candlemas, a
day observed not only as the day of nnrlfi.
calioncf the Virgin Mary by the Catholic
Church, but also one of the especial days of
observance, on that account, of the Episcopal
Church. It is knoiyn as Candlemas because
all the candles burned in religious services,
by Catholics, and perhaps also by ritualists
of the Episcopal Church, are blessed by a
oonsecrating service, on that day.
State Priktino We learn fiom W. F,
Cornell, foreman of tbe State Printing office,
that tbe bodies of tbe Senate and House
Journals and of the session laws, are now
complete and there only remains to set the
type for the decisions of the Supreme Court
and the indexes or the several volumes. He
thinks two wek& more time will suffice to
wind up all tbe work of the late Legislature.
We rublish today a very Interesting letter
from Philip Rll7, of Walla Walls, who lately
went East and was detained at Clileo by the
floods which made such devastation at
Marysvllle. His ride over Gen, Bldwells
farm of 22,000 acres give opportunity for a
nice description which he has most success
Our Fkatiierfp Friends Second lec
ture in tbe course to-morrow evening at the
University. The water birds will bethe sub
ject of this lecture. Mr. Knlgbt will explain
the meanings of Mich Jtw-breakfng words as
IemillaroHrts, Lotipipenncs. Sleganopodes,
rggopodes, Ac, Ac, llluslrading with specl-
Wednesday, Fob. 3.
Pjiotosk to Disband. At a meeting of
diroctoiH of Homo Manufacturing Company,
this morning, an understanding was arrived
at that on the deposit of money, at next meet-
.. , -.-..1. 1. -,.1 . ,
8. H. Humnhrevs executor. ann.nL . "" "'. ray expenses in-
L.LTaylor. responded; app.al from Wash- ,"" " " " ""!'.. " !?,'?0U,d
lngton county. Judgement in, Jhe court bt-
Saonl. A. Howe, appellant, vs. Thos. and
Francis E. Patterson, refpondents; appeal
fiom Columbia connty. Decree of the Court
below alarmed; opinion by Prim, J.
low affirmed; opinion by Burnett, J.
City of Portland, respondent, vs. Chas. T.
Kamn, appellant) appeal from Multnomah
oounty. Judgemont below roversH and new
bill ordertd; opinion by Bonhatu, C. J.
Cnrolina Huffman, respondent, vs. Saml.
Huffman, appellant; appeal from Union
oounty. Aruued and submitted.
Newell Kussel, respondent, vs. J.M.Swllr,
appellant; appeal from Bakcrcounfy. Argu
od and submitted.
D. A. Richards, respondent, vs. O. O. Fan
nfngj apneal from Union county. Appellant
allowed until to-morrow morning to fllo ti 1
motion lor diminution or the record.
Caroline Huffman, respondent, vs. Daniel
Huffman, appollant; appeal from Union
county; decree of the Court below affirmed.
Opinion by Prim, J.
James Hurst, appellant, vs. Harriet Hurst,
respondent; Judgment in the Court below af
firmed. Opinion by Burnett, J.
David It. Lewis, et al., appellants, vt. Delia
B. Lewis, etal., respondents; motion to re
mand tho cause to tho Court below lor fur
ther proceedings, argued and submitted.
J. C. Peebles, Judge.
New BmroE WANTiin.-WllIlam Savaee
Is circulating a petition to both the City
Council and tbe County Court that a new
bridge may bo constructed at the Commercial
St. crossing north Mill Creek, wh'eh would
prove a convenience to many fepons,
The W.jlt. T. Company h-uf a contract,
that commenced with the loading of the Bea
ver Saturday evening, to carry odo thousand
tons of flrur from the Salem Mills to Atnrl.
Thri vessel 's, probably waiting thenj to re
.. .1 ...
Onr correspondence is very Interesting of
nui, anu we nope to elicit a ironeml ln(f rest
among onr resderB that shall rniUJjTf, (.6, l,o-
onmej triors so, ax they hhall (ncreiso their
plestiit,cpn,tirlbutiqna. 1 1 ' 1
The llne.Yr-'Jrt ol'd frtend'I'q .Jvi'nnpv'
fs HPBravaWd ,y")lf0 brWkiuKraH.of,ery.
slpe!aMri,ftiBeiuleled llmn,.but his attend''
nns hope 10 overcome tbal difficulty ln'a
few dnn. 1 re i'"if
J. Wolford A Co., plalntiBs, vs. Win. Mac
gurle. Judgement rendered for plaintiff by
default for the sum of ?239 49, In gold coin
interest ond cost.
Upon complaint of Harvey M. Newsom,
and upon due medical examinatlou,VIrgll N.
Newsomo was adjudged insane, and an order
for his commitment to the insane nsylam
was made by tbe Judge.
In the matter of tho final settlement of the
estate 6fE. E. Wheoler, deceased, final ao
count examined, and compared with the
vouchers and found correct; order made for
distribution of property among devlees, and
a further order for the dlsobargo of the exe-
In tho matlor or the estato or John I).
Wood application to prove the will, nroor
taken and John M. Harrison appointed exe
cutor. Tho following Jury HH was drawn for tho
February term :
Frauk Manning, L II. Poujade, Lew is Dor
goine, A. Mntholt, W.Yorgon, HonrySlirum,
o.u. miDuira, j.c, Hiiuhanan, Jno. p. Cole,
Davis Shannon, John I!. Dlmuilck, G. W.
Shaw,, Lcii BirlnesK, Hon), Tueltor, V. 'V
Hicks, Ruben L?wl,John I'. Amtoron,T..T
LMhiuudiOn.N O Parker. Jairlfs. Franc!. A
L.Stlnson, lUij.h Walters, V, 0. Morrli, 0', r' ytttrM ol i,b'"' ""' tllri1 Wlw "" 1'1 lll1' "f
M. Tinjjle, John F. Millor, 1. 0. Ilowsrd, f70' r'iomHly podr liinn w,im wild for ?2,O0D
thon be disbanded. Any mouoy Paid In on
toek, more than the proportion due Irom tho
Individual making It towards pajlug the ex
penses, will bo rofmided. To mal.o action
legn', stockholders will have to py the first
ufrsessineiit to entitle them In Volu, but tho
Linn oounty men express it detdrmiuatlon to
gho tho rest atuplo security that tho fair
thing shall bo done to all coucorned anil no
Stkameh AlicI! Sunk. Yes'lcrday tho
Allco, Captain Bell, wis on her way down
with 150 toiiM of freight taken ou atCortallls
and Albany, and when about one mile abovo
Buena Vista show ruck it snag which had
newly lodged in tho current and it toron
nolo immediately under iho boiler. Soelug
tho wuler coining in last the ( aptalu had tier
beached about two hundred jntds from
where sho struck, on a level bir, where sho
lies comfortably with no danger nf injury to
the freight. Tho purser, Mr. J. W. McCully,
came down to ton yexterday aftoruoou and
telegraphed down to the compauy to send
up nails, lumber and carpenter to repair
her and a boat to tako off her caro. Tlio
Fannie or Cooke will come up this eTonlnir
fr lhv.f. nnrnnid '
Lecture To-Niuur. Rov. P. S. Knight's
leciure at the University Chapel this ovenlng
will bo worth attending, Outside of the nat
nrl Interest in the leoture Itseir, line spouU
mens of taxidermy (prepared by Mr. Allen
Kliodof) wl'l maUirlally aHsist tho lecturer li
illustrating his discourse besides attracting:
considerable attention from the audlonccv
Among the specimens to bo shortly used is a
fine pair or ehell-drako ducks iferganier
Amcricanuti), which are souiowbatoftt rarity
although not entirely unknown in Oregon.
This eon rso or lectures will repay the limo
taken In listening to thorn.
HiHWiitiAN and Concordia. Thiso bpcIo
Uhh have nn excellent programme for their
exhibition to take place Friday eventing tho
11th lust. An admittance fee of 60 cents will
bo charged lit the door, the pioeeiwis of which
go toward repairing their hall. The pro
grainuiecaiislsbi or dialogues, charades, ipo
itatlons In character, oto , iuterpersod with
miikio, and tho whole prograiiuue tiikeu
together is uniloubti dly u good one Intend
oil to pletse and us they huvo herotnloio
hot 11 giving iico vJshililtlmiM, tho cltlnus of
tfaleui should turn out '"d tslvu them full
'i'HH CoUNrr Poor, Thoro aro now, In nil,
1(1 paupers In Marlon oounty. Thora woro
unt to tho i:,t, lht (all, o fiien.s lhori,two
oftlicm liylnold men, rusptctlvoly 00 anil
Jphn llah, KJ. lllrchi J.
Roland, A. U Cos per.
P. Vuuh.C. U.
W are privately Informed that its (eleErapio
I'vnn wmio f j,wv yui ujuutU
' Sknt to the AhVi-UM, Virgil, tfewaom
jwas Jbfouffbt befors tbe.Counly Judgsyes-,
leruay atuaruoop, anu npon b proper mad
icl and other evidence was sent to.'East
l lw jqr. .Ju-ibiJufie 1 , i
We wero mistaken In saying tho i-katlng
season m over. The boys say that at tlie
head of the slouch the Ico Is hotter than over
and as good as tan be.
rt eatlu-rford & Co. arn Marling Into tho
year J8,. lt)i plenty of goods and a rnott
accommodating spirit. Glvo them acall.
Breymin Brie, always keep excellent cr
pts and hare beau iful paeo q dlsplsy
them and plenty .of light to see them by,
John G. Wright has tho best assortment or
crockery in the city and makes a nerl.lt v nt
Hkeeping good wars and a good assortment.
I T M. m., . .. . '
WU..H.U a, jiirscn nave excellent clothing
pu unuerwear tor gentlemen and can suit
you to a suit most inltably.'
tpnly seven new robscrlberi each day for
tb KAKMB-Rlast week, and the praaeat vmk
)vUamers weaJbrngixidpwotof phml
-w buux,mbh, lau Y4y,toJte,6)Htti
A-MlflSDa.,,,1,- , .K . 1 ,' kSll ttttn I)
TliEAhUUT Hr.UEIi'iH. During tho wrek
tliO luvt Troahury htis beim rorlpnishdil from
t)() funilt H ClsckaAns coilntl' (o'ho ex
tout 0( f (O.fiJO, I rAu'0 hlur by ftftj'.
Ward. 'mjtJioiiMULjjof tfilmuiii beiiKe,i
td tvo IrrjiuueibloKoJippl fund. ,
All Edjmrlia arriteil'witli thn li.llles tnall
and r pnri4 ico oil illo Columbia thick i,ud
The.-ohftK MlniohtMiisnppeared from the
vldnjly Porilaml, 'IJ10 maM lieari to
mu'vn t nsterday lnornlug,, early, and bjforo
noon little wh Men.
Tho ico in tro IwerColnmbla.at Kalamn.
Is growing thin and rotun and full of air
Iu!.tlall, to our towiisintu, IS. llaas,':md lit
iho prcHenl tlmo 'jie county ponrnro boirdii'd
iirouml among tho lariiipis, 11SJI16 rnuhtcon
t'eiiient t.uil, ccoiiomtcj wsy'fi'r.i'ioviilliij;
for them. 1 j ,
Hume Jim Sjwc Wolfarn, from Dr. Car
petitor that' tho youi) rin'Ttvi ik,"jiti lmi
hlafSi)lpuso Im'J!;,' 11 'v vyiW),t lo(r)(
v.ellbul l.ooiiuiottxpail hlifju lljhl.llnili..
srjoii, 'lhoca'oif Ufn.j. I',i!yrj, wv wij
jijurid by' (ho explosion on hoard of tho
i)(co on her pausu"o up tho other day. In a
ilangfruiis oilr, tho woumI ljuliig In IW, lib-
iKiiien Hiid of a ehanwter tint onon provwi
iuial. A Jmvd.ijH moro will ddclilo his Mo.'
IiOJtll AUNUKAOUJftlSf f'0Ml,NV. Tllfl
mrctingol'stcckhrlilMrHolthh company was
filled lor yesterday ultcriioou, but no sutll.
clout iiiuoiiiii of paid up nlo;k was rirfliimit in
Lsn-e quantities of tld hay ar(, coming "'$ '"""" 'l"i" " ""' Joii.mil
tototi, l,sral. CilsariartTMls. """Klw,l'" -"CMil-JWumc aiothltg Tho dl-
i -J I'" tiinliatuii-uiianothorctUfrthafetook-
Fink Jot, I'niHTiNO -U, D.tWjUmN Job ' "" l" ""' "" '"" sw ,wU
printer, In Dutbln'H block, ulioncus i,vcl f Itl"1-"- T Wfdthid .ouJlH aro on a
inonnfhbi Drlntloi;iirnieillnr..t nn ii, brldiil t;l, )Mt,i)u j-.alrni at tills time unrl
and Informs us that hs I propnrotl and ready
to do'sgeb work at any time on nhort notice.
This work Is done by a ajobe pres, tlio atss
luipruvement in tno art, that being the.k Ind
he U9SM, '
1 Salem Woolen Mills. Suiorinlendent
Joseph IlpyJ Inforpis ;tjjat work Is going
onito rrjwlr fro-u pipes and prepars tot
irocpHWW(Mia tusiuill will probably
xwPuldua hoc Iwttyis -flats j 1 ' luJlstnsd iljart uu.lUn bus aul
I baun,der,ralbbaal waynsat'week.niiklng
1 jn au8f Mft"&Tti oot "i ,;,'7 ,
iHUipplji.'mtlii.Coiiuiitulil. Mtinrou Burfoid
aim ixtiiio iraiu; m(so Uiorgo W. Shiporof
stalein and Martha ' llurfvr.l 'f ra inarrlnd
at the resldeiioo of David Grant, K-n.., near
JallHM, and aro thoi happy parties we refer
Ul,Jr!,"' a'r"oy by Judge W. Trultl
of Polk county, ' T
Not so Baij', 'i'ho Roland jwy wlioi was
accidentally hbot yesterday oscaptdl without
any ,MirioiiH, hurt,
probsil over an Inr
fimnd and tbe boy I
)imHore, ,j 1
Thsiiwonnd cannot lie',
h drV. thn 'hall Unn'nl li'''
la about M'ntual only a-
,- ; 11' ri.jJI''J q-jl 11 Jlltllll .