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And wo prett r to have poy In advance.
Wo hoK our readers wilt not forget tti.it
tho nnmi.il llcunion of Oregon Pioneers
tokos place next Tuesday and n great
Clraugo gathering at tho Stata Fair grounds,
TIlO WlLLAMETTK PAnMKIt will bo repre
sented thcro and you can lubacribo or ro
THE PRESENT AHD THE FUTURE.
Tho movements of great capitalists arc
significant, for thoy indicato in what direction
money naturally turns for development. Just
at proaent thero ii a movement in moneyed
ciroloa that indicates that capital interests
itself in tho future of the Columbia River
region. Wo read that the Northern Pacific
Railroad Company hi commenced work with
vigor and that construction at this end of tho
1 line is to bo pushed forward. We also leam
that capitalists who aro indentified with tho
Union raciuo Railroad aro pushing towards
.1 tho Columbia River a branch of that road
that is ultimately to find its way to Port
' land. The same interest, apparently, lias
had for sotno time, control, or at leait a heavy
iatcrcst in our valley railroads and in the
Oregon Steamship Company, and when ho
was horo lately, Mr. Villatd, who is ono of
tho capitalists referred to la said to havo
inado n cortract for tho purchase of Ml tho
effects, pr rtics and transportation lines of
tho Orcf "'lam Navigation Company.
This give. ( -v.. an immonso interest in tho
Pacific Northwest. Appearances justify tho
belief that theso capitalists aro working with n
viow to operating a through lino from New
lork to the Pacific, independent of tho
Central Pacifio of California. To givu this
whou constructed, remunerative transorta
tiou, they will havo to do all In their jiowcr
to build up tho commerce ot tho Northwest
Coast and mako it independent of Sau Fran
cisco. Thcso matters tend to crcato an in
dependent commorco of our own aud bring to
our ports tlio sailing vessels that can carry
nwnyuur products. .'
Another fact that confirms tlio irtcrcst
taken in our affairs by tho Union Pacifio
capitalize is tho jealousy manifested by the
managers of tlio Central Pacific, the great
California rival ot tho Northern Pacific whoro
interest!) aru nt tirctcnt identical but threaten
to diverge. J toco nt news comes to tlio effect
that n steamer lino is immediately to ba put
on this routo in opposition to tho parent line,
Tho Urcat Republic won nominally owned by
P. It. Vornw.il!, but tho impression prevails
that alio west uctually tho property of tlio
Central Pacifio manager, and wo can eofcly
oasumo thnt tlio tamo parties aro preparing to
put on tho promised opposition. Tlio two
great companies havo maintained this rivalry
on tlio oco.tu over since Mr. Villard became
conuoctcd v.itli Oregon enterprises. It is
presumnblo that tho Central Pacifio people
liavo inaintaincil tho ocean opposition for
ycara ost and intend to establish it again,
for tlio reason that thoy wisti to prevent their
supposed rh.ils from making any profit out ot
their Oregon ventures, and bo ablo eventually
to construct and own Oregon railroads to suit
themselves. Tho steamships havo been a
great sourco of profit in years past, but of
course opposition prevents any rcliablo income
from that source.
Hut tho point we wish to mako is that
those corporation and capitalists aro not
striving without an object. Par-seeing inn
havo discovered n niino of wealth in tho futuro
ot Oregon and Washington, and are disposed
to spend their millions to tako advantage of
the promise ol our future. If tho Central lias
intentions to compete for Oregon traffic its
managers will construct the Winnemucca
branch to Portland, as wa havo before
intimated. All tho signs indicato a progres
siva and prosperous future for this region.
When railroad construction actively com
mences we shall fbd many benefits from it.
Money will be plentiful and labor 2nd steady
employment. Whatever benefits ono por
tion of the country aids all of it in
measure. If our country attracts capital to
this extent wo may look confidently forward
to the time when railroad connection will be
accomplished and immigration made easier
and cheaper. Tho vast interior has capabili
ties that arc not fairly estimated. Kven tho
ago brush plains have wonderful fertility,
and now that tho uplands of tho Upper
Columbia aro proved to bo capable of produc
ing wheat to tho best advantage we may look
for tke sage plains to bo also redeemed. At
present tho teudency of emigration is towards
the east, but the Willamette Valley cannot
bo long neglected, aud in tho course of events
it roust bo ono of tho garden spots of the
world, and a favorito region arcoag the most
favored of the Pacific Coast.
IUvittsoK Bros, are good photographers.
With somo exceptions tho outlook for crops
through tho Willamotto valley is good, and
East of tho mountains it could not well bo
improved. Through French Prairie, along
tho railroad, thcro is much Hat land, and here
tho impression is that tho yield will bo poor
and tho area in cultivation is small compared
with what would bo tho case if tho weather
had been favorablo in April and May. Home
of thcso farmers aro sowing wheat in Juno,
as wo hear, and Hon. Enoch Hoult, of liar
risburg, informs us that farmors in Linn
county prairies aro actually sowing winter
wheat, with tho old idoa of sowing in June
to harvest another year. This was practiced
considerably somo years ago, but wo havo not
heard that it provod often satisfactory. The
pasturage that will be nfibrdod next fall is a
great consideration, of course, and if tho
wheat is well kopt down by pasturing, and
docs not grow too rank next year, it might be,
in somo respects, more useful than summer
fallow. Other parts of French Pralrio, away from
the railroads, aro less flat, and wo hear that
crop prospects aro good thero. Mr. Hoult
says the outlook for tho southern portion of
Cahpooia creek, he considers excellont, and
in all other parts of tho county, whilo somo
will bo losers, tho crop will average well.
Lano county gives promiso ot great returns.
Marion county, except a portion of French
Prairio, will yiolil remarkably well, nnd on
tho west sido of tho river, whero tho land is
mostly rolling, tho prospect could hardly bo
A farmer from Lano county called on ui n
few days ago, nnd spoko of tho fact that
much ground was too foul to cultivate and
inon were cropping in ft way to ruin their
farms. It requires very littlo scienco or
stnso to determino that a farmer cannot
thrivo without ho does good work. Poor
work in any branch of labor or business,
never yet paid thoworkmau. It is itranga
that farmers will not leant this. AH good
farmers havo learned it, but all men de not
practice what thoy know. Tho times aro
Jaat uhcu a farmer can jnako money without
goon management. Even Oregon hes at lntl
como down to the piano of common humanity,
and work nnd busincts must bo conducted
hero on proper principles to secure success.
Wo speak from experience, in good part, and
liava paid well forit. When wo tall; ot crop
prospects wo rocoguizo that slovenly farming
pulls down tho nvcragu yield of wheat nt
least IIto bushels to tho aero below i hat wo
could rvalizo in this .State with only reason
able attention to our own nnd every other
ono s exporiencc. Tlio wealth of tho Statu
is in tho coll, chiefly, nnd when wowasto
that wo destroy our capital and leava uo in
heritance for our children.
FROM LEBANON, LINN COUNTY.
Mr. David Smith writes us from Lebanon s
"Wo are about douo seeding here, and all
grain looks fino that was sown early this
spring. Tho fall sown does not look ro well,
ns thcro has been too much raiu.
I am trying to mako up a club for your
papor; am going to tho Linn County Council
to-morrow and shall work for it thero. Wo,
as (Jrongcrs, should all tako tho Faimiku, an
it is our paper aud devoted to our interests.
Wo should write for it aud furnish our ex
perience to make it interesting to each other,
and more useful by so doing, as wo can thus
hear from all parts of tho State, with littlo
Mr. Smith touchos a good joint when ho
says that by communicating facts through
tho Farmkji, our friends can keep posted
about all matters of interest through the
State. There are continually matters of
interest to farmers that would be valuable to
tho publio if thus made public.
Apple Treo Blight-
Fox Valley, Linn Co., June 7, 1879.
Editor Willamette Farmert
My orchard has been iiitcd with the
bUgh tor spot. I will describe it. The leaves
turn black, crisp up and fall off. Soma trees
shed nearly all their leaves in this way, others
near by aro not so bad. The yonng apples
turn black one side, crisp and drop off. Some
of tho leaves are half black and dry whilo the
other half of tho leaf is green. Tho yonng
apples that still remain on the tree are
similarly affected, ono side dead while tho
other sido is green and growing. I liavo
exominod my trees closely and can't find any
insect or lice, aa described by Mr, II. C.
Shattuck in the Fabxer of May 30tb. My
orchard is now twenty-two years old. This
is tho first blight I have ever seen on apple
trees. Will somo fruit grower please explain
through the Farmer, and oblige,
A, D. Oabdxcu.
PORTLAND, OREGON, JUNE 13, 187
PIONEER REUNION PROORAMHE
Tlio Oregon Pioneer Association will hold
its Sovcnth Annual Reunion nt tho Stato Fair
Grounds, near Salem, on Tuesday and
Wednesday, Juno 17 and 18, 1870. Tho
following is tho programmo:
Punctually at 10:30 a. m. tho procession
will form on tho plank walk at tho railroad
dopot, under tho direction of Chief Marshal,
and led by tho Washington Guard Rand, will
march as follows!
President and Vice-President,
Chaplain and Orator,
Members of the Pionoer and Historical So
ciety of Oregon,
Recording and Corresponding Socretarios and
Invited Guests, male and female,
Members of the Society, mala and female,
who came into tha Territory previous to
January, 1641, followed by tho thirteen
divisions to January, 1804, each di
vision with appropriate banner.
Frionds of the Association, tnalo and fomalr,
March as tha Marsha) shall direct to the
Prayer by tho Chaplain, Rev. J. 8. Griffin.
Opening address by tho President.
Annual address by Hon. W. H. Uses.
At 1 o'clock r. v., occasional address by
Hon. Ralph C. (leer, on tho immigration of
Half-past 2 o'clock, volunteer speeches.
From 4 to C o'clock, concert by band.
At 7 o'clock, dancing in tho Pavilion.
At 7 o'oloek, tho Pioneers' Camp-tiro will bo
lighted, at which tiino short addresses will
bo dolivercd, with time limited to fifteen
Honorary Committee M. P. Dcady, Jai.
K. Kolly, R. P. Boise, P. P. Prim, W. W.
Thayer, It. P. Earhart, Ed. Hindi, W. 8.
Newbury, 0. W. Cray, Col. John 13. Ross,
Gen. John F. Miller, J. n. D. Gray.
Reception Committee J. R. Hcrrcn, Ben
Strang, C. W. Anderson, Jno. Stciwcr,.E. A.
Poindextcr, John M. (leorclo; t',: JCTSHt .
Floor Managers John W, Minto, John G.
Wright, I). C. Howard, I). II. Loonoy, V, 0.
Gccr, Joseph Webber, -Dr. J. 11. Lee, Ed.
Fellows, Joo lluchtol.
Tickets to ball, $2. Good musio employed.
Tho sale of intoxicating liquors and gaiiicn
ot chauco o:i tho ground positively prohibited.
Tho grounds and buildings freo aud camp
ing facilities will ba furnished to all who may
with to camp on tho grounds,
Tho Secretary will havo offices at Uio gates
oa tho grounds whero all members of tho
Association aro requested to go and pay their
dues. Memberships will bo received at tho
Certificates for fieo passage to return homo
will bo given to all who paid full faro on go
ing, by tho Secretary, who alone is authorized
to furnish tha same.
Tho publio is cordially invited.
Uy tho hoard of Directors,
M. Crawford, Pittideut.
J. Ilrmiv Ihiowif, Secretary.
Mammoth Cave in Southern Oregon,
WavrjiviLU:, Juno 1, IS79.
Editor Willamette Fanner;
The writer of this, accompanied by live
others, Messrs. DenJ. hull, William Dull,
Oecrge W, Carey, M. T. Stevens and George
W. Drown, paid a visit to tho Cheney Creek
Cave one day lost week for tho purpose of ex
This cave is situated in Josephine County,
near Wilderville, and near tha loft branch ot
Cheney Creek nofl Cherry Creek and was
first discovered, strange as it may appear,
some thirteen years ago by Charles Gregory.
It is found in a mountain of pure limestone
of great value. The entrance to the cave is
marked by a prominent cliff of limestone
rock, which rises almost to a perpendicular
height of thirty or forty feet.
It is thought that this cave penetrates the
mountain to a great distance. Our party ex
plored it to a supposed distance of 300 feet
or more, on the main course, at tlio oud of
which was discovered another largo room
more beautiful than anything we bad yet
teen, the opening being so small as to not
permit us entering it. A few hours' labor,
however, with proper tools, wculd forcoan
entrance. Wo also discorired on tho main
course what seemed to us to bo another cav
ern, somo 20 feet below us. A number of
side apartments ero also explored, in oue of
which were found the bones of an animal of
tho beaver species, also the remains of what
was supposed to have been a species of large
Much more might be written descriptive of
this cave, of its brilliant stalactites, its cry.
tal founts, Its fretted halls and its marble
liko floors, but timo and spaco wilt not per
mit an extended description. I can say this
much, howovcr, that it is really a wonderful
cave, though perhaps not so magnificent or
grand as was Aladin's fabulous cavom of an
tiquity, or tho enchanted grotto of Antiporas.
Yet thero is much: to interest or excito tho
curiosity of ovon tha most fastidious.
Having spent a good part ot tho day in and
about the cave, we took our loavo of it and
climbed up tho mountain side for a short dis
tance abovo to catch a viow of the surround
ing scenery, which was both lovoly and
grand, and thon retraced our steps home
ward, well pleased with our day's adventure.
S. A, Bonooon.
Editor WilbuW.te Famleri
In whai occupation did tho first pioneers
to this Stat , engage? Was it fanning or
mining? Please answer through the Wil-
LAMSTTR FARJIkR. 0. W. J.
Ckom. Reports from various parte of tho
county represent tho grain crop as promising
a greater yield, per acre, and a much larger
acrcago than is usual. Fall sown wheat is
especially abundant and forward, aud should
tha weather proro propitious, harvest will
como on muolr earlier than usual, Tlio pros,
poet ot tho fruit crop is not very encouraging,
owing principally to tho unpreccdontod rains
of tho past month, and to tho very cool
weather which has prevailod during that time.
Small fruits, such as chorrios, plums, etc.,
aro badly damaged, whilo poaches aro almost
a total failure; apples are not doing woll, and
tlio crop will probably be much lighter than
usual. Independence llhersldo.
i Broadcast Seeders.
tjj Lai-atkitk, May 20, 1870.
Kiitor WiUasnetta Parmer:
I wish to mako n, fow inquiries through
your valnabjo paper.
First, is thcro such ft machine aa a broad
cast seeder iipportcd or manufactured in Ore
gon thatoan bo usod as broadcast seeder or
cultivator, at pleasure?
If inYffpttKmi -urrcsoud.jnjjfck1now, of
any such machine they will Bmitcrttflkxittjnifij
subscriber by making tho fact known
tlirouidi your piper. Yours, etc.,
John F, Dkhuv.
Wcnllicr Report for .May, 1870.
During May, 1S70, there wore 18 days dur
ing which rain fell, with an aggregate ot fi.'JI
inches ot water; threo clear days and ten
cloudy days other tluu thoso on which raiu
Tho mean tempernturo for tho month was
fil.07'. Highest daily mean temperature for
tho month, CG on tho 31st. Lowest daily
moau, .).1 oil tho Oth, Mean temperature for
tho mouth at ' o'clock r. ti 59.97'.
Highest rcoord of thermometer for tho
month 82 at 2 r. u. on tha 31st. Lou est
thermometer for tho month, -12 at 7 A, if, on
There was n light frost on tho morning of
tho Oth. Thunder and lightning with hail
and raiu on the evening of the 21st, the bail
lasting about threo minutes nt this peint. In
the valley near hero and at Salem tha hail
was very heavy, lasting about 30 minutes, the
hailstones being as large as walnuts in soma
instances. It was not accompanied by high
Tho prevailing winds were from tho south
west during 14 days; south six days; north
eight days; north-west thrca days.
Daring May, 1878, thero were four rainy
daysand 0.87 in. of water, nlno clear days and
18 cloudy days. Mean temperature, 64.59.
Highest daily do., Co on the 7th. Lowest
do., 45' on the 1st. T. Pcarck.
Kola, June 3d, 1879.
Albany Farmer' Co.
Ill id staunch old cominy held its annual
business meeting at the office in this dty on
list Tuesday, at which time tho following
Directors were elected to serve during the
ensuing yean Dayid Smith, Alex. Brandon,
A. Whealdon, Thos. Froman, M. It. Wilds,
David Houck and Geo. F. Simpson. At a
meeting of tho Directors held on tbo tamo
day M. II. Wilds and D. Mansfield wero re
elected to the positions of President and Sec
retary and 13. P. McClure again received the
appointment of Superintendent of tho Albany
Warehouse, whilo tho warehouse at Tangent
was put in charge of Mulkey Vernon. Tho
reports from tho officers show that tho Com
pany is doing a paying business, and the
stock is above par. It is a common thing to
bear it said that farmers are not capable of
transacting commercial business, but tbo suc
cess of this institution is sufficient proof to
the contrary, Democrat.
Beaveiitox, Or., Juno 7, 1879.
Editor Willamotto Farmer:
In rcsponso to your request for information
of matters pertaining to tho doings of tho
Grange, I send you an account of a mooting
at our hall Juno 7th, ot mora than usual
interest. According to previous arrangement
mads at tho County Council somo timo sinco
it was docided to hold fraternal and social
meeting alternately at tho different Grango
Halls in tha county. On this occasion tho
following Granges wero represented by a fair
attendance ot tho intelligent and working
members! Uillsboro, West Union, and Farm
Ington Oranges. Tho Grango was called to
order at 11 o'clock A. M., when tha following
was tarn of the business of importance trans,
aotodt Programme for tho Orange Fair to bo
held some Urn this fall was adopted, Fair to
hold two days. All am invited to attend and
place articles on exhibition and competo for
On motion T. Tucker, J. D. Wilmot and
Mary L. Wilmot wero appointed delegates to
attend the Pomona District Grango to bo held
at Oswego, tha third Friday in Juno. Dinner
hour having arrived all assombled around a
long and well filled tablo in tho basomont of
tho hall. To say that tho dinner was good
would not fully express it; it should havo
been scon and partaken of to lo fully ap
predated. In tho afternoon tho exorcises
woro conducted under tho hood of "Good of
tho Order" and provod quite interesting.
Impromptu speeches wore mado by a number
Robert Imbrie of West Union Grango, said
thoy bad a good number ot members) who
were determined to stand by tha Grango.
Gavo instances ot tho members of his Grange
combining in business matters and tho
benofits thoy had rccolvcd by such concert of
Mr. Powell of Farmington Grango spoke ol
tho discouragements to moot and ovcrromo in
keeping up tho Grange. Cited Instances to
show where tho organization had accomplished
good. Where thoy unito onorgy aud brains,
they mako it a success,
T, Tucker of Bcavorton I range, spokp of
.tho Jienoflt of tho organization; when wu
are ucncmciiiiu;ii?M";Mis iv i.nu tuu iuuu
tlatlon for being benefltxd iiiiaucinUy. Vat
bin children taught in tha principal of tho
It, II. Wilmot of Beavcrlou Grange, thought
tho educational feature had been too much
neglected especially In tlu. earlier history of
tho organization; such was tma at leaatiu his
Grango. Grangcrn , should show by tho
superiority of their crops ami improvements
in all their farm operations that their meet
ings liavo mado tliein batter farmers and
nioro Intelligent citizens.
T. V. Humphries ot Uillsboro Grange,
reviewed tho history ot tho Order at romo
length. Wo aro reaping tho advantages of
thu Grango organization in this Stato and In
thu United Statov. The offoct Is still to bo
felt and wo should strio to hold tho position
that wo havo gained. Showed tho great
benefit thnt had resulted in admitting woman
into tho organization to tdiaru its labors nnd
councils and to partako of its benefits,
, Tho sisters wero urged to favor tho meeting
with somo remarks but with their character
istic modtsty and diffidence preforred to
remain silent, to bo, noon rather than heard,
Tho next general moeting will ba held at
West Union, Juno 1 4th. Mr. Imbrie gavo a
cordial invitation to all to attend at that timo,
About tho Cost of Harvesting,
Cottaue Giiovk, Juuu 1st, 1879.
Editor Willamette Farmer:
In tho last Faiimih I noticed an editorial
beaded "Tho Cheapest Harvester," in re
view ot Mr. Dan Claik.
The last grain that I had bound cost ir.o
91.00 per acre for binding, aud 2-1 ocnU pr
acre for shocking. The straw was from
throj to seven feet loog, tho wheat yielding
30 bushels per aero, tha oats 50. It took
four days to thresh it out of tho stack with a
ton-horso Pitts Throsher, the amount being
about CO acres.
Tho next year 1 ilvlivtreil tho grain off of
the tamo ground to an eight-homo thresher,
which did tho work in three ilayn, not having
a bushel on tliu ground, at ft lost of $12.50
per day, tho wheat averaging 3Ci bushels ix.r
aero. I did this with an old header. Now
which was the cheapest? It always costs
more to thresh heavy grain out of tha stack
than to cut and deliver it to tho thresher with
a header. Hut when grain yields but five to
fifteen bushels per acre, tho seala turns tho
other way. J. 1. Taviih.
Dm. Ksxw consults bis patiuntsin regard to
$2.80 For Month
for an Inch ot adrcrtltlng space, fo
the flnt month;
94,00 Per Month
Tor tuo Indies;
SD.OO Per XVZonth
Kcr thrra nehes, nlth rcaxmtblo terras
lor long time advertisements.
i'uMljhed on t'arorabto Terms
Desiring llboral spteo will lute spoda
terms; not lew than $23 per month (ot
a column ot twenty Inches.
Communications Laid Over.
Wo aro obliged to lay over until next
wock several very interesting communica
tions. Ono from Mr. A. R. Shiploy, and
"Tralii No. 11." Our friends aro treating;
us handsomely, by sending nows from every
section of our State. Thcso short communi
cations aro exceedingly interesting to all.
HAWLEY, DODD ft CO.
Tills old house is selling tho Duckeyo
Mower and Reaper, which is just now fully
in tho fashion. It has an old established
reputation with Oregon fanners and tho
abovo firm is now selling them rapidly.
Among all tho changes in farm machinery tho
manufacturers hold tholr own with tha
Thoy aro also soiling the Canton PitU
Thresher, claimed to bo the champion
thresher ot tha world, which they have been
selling for sovcral years and has a great rep
utation with thoso who havo usod them.
Tho reputation mado by actual work dono
has provod to bo tho best advertisement ot
this tnachino. In connection with this ma
chino they havo tho Canton Pitts Horso
Power, and tlio Gear Scott & Co.'s threshing
engines, a portable engine that has no super
lor. They also soil tho Elwood Harvester,
as they havo for years past, and its reputa
tion is also established to their advantago by
its oxtensivo ueo among west coast farmers.
It has a solf-binding attachment, and can ba
used with or without tho blndor.
We cannot Indicato In a paragraph all tho
machines this firm sells, but call point to
tholr long record as morchant In this dty,
and that they furnish all sorts of hardware,
farm wagons and farm tools, plows, buggies
and hacks, so that it will bo for tha interest
of any farmer visiting this city to call and
examine their stock.
D. W. PRENTICE & CO.
It is over ft pleasure to ns to record tho
success of on honorable business houso In
our'iiildnt. Iluviug Duly had novcral com
minikins in tho music huu to attend to for
(rii-ixfa living in tin- interior, and' anvu wero
not instructid t ,iatiuiuJo vny rwial firm,
but to buy wl - thu lct , bargain could bo
)Ju mil foitlilvilh, "oajIi tu band,"
rtwolvtil fo pu Uiaf vl't!i6 ttrii "fiatTlililt
most liberall mid nold goods Out k r.i of
nchnonlcilgud worth. After having visited
the various home's in tho musiu lino wo atop
icd into thu largo and well-known houso of
1). W. Prcutico & Co., 1CS First atroot, nnd
hero nut only found by far tko largest stock,
of everything jiertaining to tho musio busi
ness, from a juwsharpto a fino piano or organ,
but also that tholr prices woro much lower,
everything being sold at New York prices.
Wo wero nt onco shown what wo desired by a
courteous cleili, made our purchases, nnd wore
about to leave, fully satisfied with goods and
prices, when wo w"ro C3ll"f hack into tho
oflico by tho genial proprietors to havo n
pleasant chat. During tho conversation wo
learned much regarding tha iiiuclo trada mid
of thu magnitude of biisinoss dono by this
enterprising houso. Whilo in tho oflico two
telegrams arrived ordering two Estey organs
and oua Weber piano, and numbers of their
Monthly Musical Journal, which is fast bo
coming a household word among musical
families throughout tho entire Stato. Tho
subscription price of this Journal Is only
uviuty.flvo cents ner yar, and it contains
from $1.1 to $20 worth of now vocal and
Instrumental music, besides attractive local
and foreign musical criticisms and news.
We noticed amoug their shipping receipts
duplicate bills of lading for instruments and
goods ahipjied to almost every city, town
and hamlut, in Oregon, and Washington Tor
ritory. Their stock of sheet musio and
musiu books, is as largo as any houso
west of Chicago, whilo their facilities for
supplying musical merchandlio, including
pianos ami organs, are equal to any house in
Sail Francisco, Tho success of this housa
wux nehiuved through honest aud liberal
dealings with their traJo and a judicious
amount ot priutei's ink, Tho instriimeuU
thuy deal in are tho matchless Weber
pianoi, which aru tbo artist's favorito tho
world over, Tho Mansfield and Notul
upright pnuiLH and tho llaiucs Bros, and
I'vasu L Co. grand square and upright punos
sill tho celebrated Ivttoy aud Standard
Organs, which aro already too well-known
throughout tho country to need any praisa
from us. Wu left, feeling confident that wo
could continuously recommend our friends to
i.'iUonuo ), V, Picntico A. Co., for any
thing in the music line.
Prank Aiir.ti, First Street, Portland,
Ongou, t alt is all kinds of pictures iu all
kinds of weather, and in tlu busk of manlier,