Image provided by: Friends of Jacksonville's Historic Cemetery; Jacksonville, OR
About The Democratic news. (Jacksonville, Or.) 1869-187? | View Entire Issue (Dec. 25, 1869)
JACKSONVILLE, OREOON, NITI RIHY, DECEMBER 25, 1869
A Christmas Story..
' ~ L
i 1'1 1
; I . ,
A Man Who has $ot Slept for Four ‘A L e k - tlr Too S mart .’— Old Rumfeldt
was a well to do farmer of Stpwârt, Tenues*
• ' Î
S alt L akx C ity , November 17.,—Brig
I see. lie was regular in his attendance at
Published Every Saturday Mornlug,
hum Is bpcoAuing involved in diffic^liea ^it-h. A very singular case of wakefulness has just court at Dover, but seldom turned his face
BY P. D. HULL,
• Cold felhthe snow-flakes around the home the »» lock b<>ld,cis of the ,“.Cu opera Av? A-so- been brought to ouFhoticO. Joseph Ilcri, a homeward until he l\ad swallowed more
1 nominalr dividend of 12 per cabinet maker, about sixty years of age, has whisky tliûii^is skip* co.uldf well * hold,’ or ÎÎ1
%i 1» 1 1 b la o r A: Propri © tor. ot ’ J^ert ie J’rafford, while the Frosty air of[ ciatioti.”
• ,i ’ carry.
On one occasion ne
¡that gloomy Christmas morning swept keenly 1 cent, was- .recently declared, on the demand [not had half an hour’s* continuous sleep for i legs
«OFFICE—Oe Third St. Between California and C.
four years. The case was thus stated to us : got on his level early, and about the middle
[through the. partly opened window, causing
no re About- four years since a daughter of Mr. of a hot July evening, started home. He
Bertie to cut short her survey of the Christ
Subscription, per annum, in advance
meet- Herr’s became very ill, and Mr. II. watched had not gone far, however, when he was
mas outside. It was a bleak, grey morning,
and a white mantle clothed the ground, the ing, Brigham stated that the dividends could at her bedside day and night, for six weeks, seized with an uncontrollable desire to take
work of the proceedidg night; But Burtie not be pnidt over immediately, Mid w ¡shod when who died. All this time he took no a rap. He dismounted from his horse,
In T he D cmocrathj X krs will be charged at is in tears. She is but a child, a little one the stockholders to have the'amounts credited sleep, stating that he felt no desire for it. A turned him loose to graze, and rolled himself
v 1 ir the following rates
id sixteen summers, fair as a sweet little tig I to them on the books of the conearn. To few days after the death of his daughter lie < into a fence corner. lie was sleeping very
First insertion, (ten lines or less)
ure, aud gentle eves can make her. Tears this some of them demurrad, end William rail a nail into his foot, and this confined him ¡sweetly when lie was espied by a buzzard,
for each week thereafter....... . ..............................$1 (Hi
bedew those eyes ; but why ? Christmas Jyuniugs, a wealthy Mormon merchant aud a to Ins bed for seven or eight weeks, pot. an! which
wliich was sailing about in the
^hé Vicinity, hunt*
deduction from the above rotQS will be
should make everybody lmppj-. True, but
hour of this time could he obtain sleep. ing for something to eat. Smaller and small«
mgdan» «jtoarterly and yearly advertisements.
Bertie has enough cause for grief. While | being swindled out of his money, and that After his recovery from the wound he still er grew the circles of the buzzard as he ap*
she sits weeping by that window I will tell, after waiting ejghl months^ be wanted some failed tn obtain rest from sleep, and so the proached liis victim, cautiously taking obser*
Every variety of Job Work executed with neat- you. In that quiet room a mother lies, her ol the interest on his investment. Brigham matter continued to go on from week to vation. At last, but still in some doubt, the
¡ness and dispatch, at reasonable rates.
beloved form stamped with the seal of death.' grew exceedingly angry, and declared that ■ month, and from month to year. Ilis health bird lit on the ground near its expected
anv shareholder desiring the immediate nay- has \suflered and he complains of great feast. About this time Rumfeldt becaiiie
1 While the storm king was busy whitening
the ground outside the cottage, her spirit hadi ment of his dividend must be looked Upon as debility. He applied to a leading phy aware that sometning was going ou, and he
fled, carried on angel's wings far above the: having lost, tiie* spirit of tHc Lord, and as* sician of this cit v, who prescribed it powerful partially opened one eye, and saW the buz
white snow flakes into a better world. Six being on the verge of apostasy. It is thought opiate, but it had no more effect upon him zard, but was still too drunk to take any
months previous a dear father had drawn his’ by well informed -persons that »he uo opera than a snap of his finger. He again applied active steps to drive it away. He, however*,
physician requesting that the kept a close Watch. The buzzard strutted
1 to the same
last breath, and now upon this dreary Christ-1 tive effort cannot hold together
I dose be increased. To’this the physician oH round and round him, all the time inspect
mas morning Bertie hAind herself an orphan.!
Alone t j bear the pitiless blastsuf the world, 1
jected, stating that it would bo dangerous. ing Rumfeldt elOsely and cautiously, to a<*
OLDS ITS REGULAR MEETINGS ON ! without a friend or piotector ; for a year had holder applied to the- Bishop to ’ obtain rhe He said he did not care, and another opiate certain positively that Rumfelt was dead ; he
every Saturday evening at the Odd Fell""'
money for his share of $50.- lie was frnfdrm- was prepared strong enoughrit is alleged, to fro ally liecam’e satisfied that the corpus befbre
Hall. Brothers in ,gndd stntrling ,iire invited to not yet found her in that lonely town, before
FRANCIS LOGO, N. G. I death had cruelly torn away her .beloved ed that they had no money, but that iie could put three or four ordinary men to sleep and him was indeed a carcass, and consequently
SILAS J. DAY, It. »Sec y.
parents and left hey in a land of strangers, have a sack of sugar. A sacked sugar can inever wako up again. This bad no better i “his meat,” whereupon pe advanced delibef-
P. F kmi > ht , )
; with poverty a* an only legacy. No wonder be purchased here for $23 ; so that the share- j effect than the first, and the physician refused ’ately to Rumfeldt’s head and gave him a se
S. J. D ay ,
W m . R av . J
hohler received $23 for the $50 whiclfhe had to administer any more doses of that kind, vere neck in the face. This aroused Rum1
I then that Beriie. sh ould be overwhelmed with
May 1st. ISC'.
grief upon that bleak Christmas morning nivestcd., and m> iiiieres-t lor the use . of .the' but advised bis patient as a last resort to get feldt, and, Striking out lazily with his hand
i Bitter were the tears which fell down her money doting eight months, Another pronv on a. “high old bender.” This experinient to prevent a repetition of the attack, be exr
JAMES R. NEIL,
“Look here—ydu’re a l-e-e-tle toe
tuaidca cheek.-1, as her utter loivelines« be ¡tient.Mormon,' WiHindi Ji. Sheaignan, lias has not yet bee» tried, and it may be a ques claimed
Attorney & Counsellor-at-LawJ canre more inten-ili-d to her mind as she tendered lii* resignation
d—d smart—I ain’t dead yet ?’
. V k
j lion whether he can swallow enough liquor
to produx intoxication, and soporiferousness.
thought of her ufliietiun. There was one. i
,2’Ac Utah Maya Mr. Herr is a sober and industrious man, but
S end T iteat ijj -.—If people think that the
A year had fl- d since InSt he stood at her si<D, tdbutoar to ti.e eoinmns
and s!»e had lo-ked up nt him with the ten ziiu. aiot i> opposed to Brigbum s m ensures, i in consequence, of this malady is unable to publisher of a newspaper has nothing else to
der gl-iw of :ifl*ctio:i upon her girlish faro. I have b en informed that Henry L|i iwrenue, do any k'yid of physical la;bor. It is certainly do except to walk the streets and look for
Partícula’attention paid b» the e>dlecti<ui ,
a hading Morim n merchant, has alsi i> tender-’ a strange case.— Capital Chronicle, Boise items of news,'or go from house to house and
of Claims against the l'vdi-ral and State G o^-ru II • was hands >tne and bravt—he was her
.Morincn pu^tinnstors (Hl.ll.
enquire if there had been any marriages,
uient.*, the Entry of Lands u’n ler the l’re cmpli >i; Walter. Bu’ he had gone ; m> letter brought ad his r<
births or deaths, they are entirely anlnformed
and Ilomcstea.l Laws, and t > the En’rv of Minera! i
hope. Had he forsaken her—why did he not l hi m rinnt tin1 Torriiory, under instructions
I^nles under the recent Act of dongresa.
from resardinjr the duties of that class of individ"
R egularly S old .- —
•bain, are actively engaged in sup-
write, was it puss.bit*-lie had left her forever. B«»m Brigham,
w______ :. .
New York, one of whom has been in Califor- mils who cater to’thc public. However ener
As the church bells commenced their prm-.'iog 77o iVm/aiia*, so that it [shall not
ni:t nearly- a year, anil the other just Arrived, getic a reporter may be he will learn but lit
j >y.»us,peals iu houor of the day, a stranger reach subscribers. The atteutiou of the spe
Attorney and Couusi‘llor-at~Lau, walked hurrie lly along. That he was' cial mai! agent will by called to t^c.matter wore accidentally overheard in the 'following tle of what is going on in any locality un Jess
he is informed b/'o^hers. It is impossible to
I wealthy, outu urd apporirances were not slow at once. A strange story is goin^ the rounds conversation :
one j place at a time. A
to testify, for he was dad in the m st costly here concerning the .notorious William Hick The new comer was lamenting his condi be in
• !<I¿V» J
Will practice in the Supreme Court, District, and style, while a ecarf of richest silk pe<4eetcd man. AV bi le in the State of Nevada last tion, and- especi all^ his having been ¿ompelled newspaperman can do almost anything but
1 « f. "«»ther Courts of this State.
year , attending 4 hoi>v m^e, hç( was takep to leave behind two beautiful daughters who is not ubiquitious. We are frequently asked
' yyjFiCE—-In bulding formerly occtqdfl by 0.
why this mhrri:\gb, that birth or the othiV
Jacobs—opposite Court Ílouse square.
cottage, and knocked at the door. Bertie dangerously sick, and.requested some .Joseph- were just budding into womanhood, when be
to baptize him. They re- 1 asked the other if he bad a family.
birth, was nqt published, or why weDeglected
» 1. ’•* 1
;;in . '. i •
opened it and" stood silently awhfting his ad ite missionaries
■ i " n \ , •
De. E. T. DAVIS,
fused, giving as a
a 1 reason
if all the,
toi mention that some‘body Imd commenced
stories they had heard concerning him were in New York:, and I never saw an* <>f them.’ bOilding a house or planting trees, bnd we
‘‘Does Mr. Trafford live here ?’’
e»«Oii I^ixxo street,
true, lie had shed too much innocent blood i* Alter this the couple sat a few moments in arc told that some One is cbar^rio^d in cotL*
‘ ‘ fí ' 1 • *
“No. lie is dead.”
Öppesfrte I lie Old
[to ever hope lor salvation. He replied that silence, and the interrogator again comineo* sequenoc ixf1 a. failure to bij/.uqticed in the
- • !«I T>bftn ¡I ”<1
» -u-. Il
press. Probably we had never beard ol the
Bertie poiuted quietly to the bed on which, he had never shed h' drop of blood ufion his ced-
A rkansas L ivery S tabj k ,
‘Were you ever blind, sir ?’ I
event, the appearance of whiek in print wes
covered by a white sheet, her beloved mother I own aecdun't, but that the murders he had
*; •/ ¿ f;
sd anxiously looked for. Tf our readers know
lay. The stranger was moved—
of any oocurrenco of-interest , to the public
trembled as he spoke. Bertie ! With a cry
‘Did I understand you to say, sir, that
£. - 1H.
why will they nut iufdnn us? We Will pub>
she ran to his arms. Oh, Edward, you have I killed, and replied lhat upon a rough calcn
■ • i
lish marriages and deaths with pleasure— 4W0
lciAxx cfc Surgoon, come at last. Yes, to share your grief,
t * • T »ri •
do not mean that wd are pleased to bear of
shall Do more be. without a friend, I am
. ^JLFIQE— Garner of California, aud. l-'xfth
t U »*
,‘Yçs, sir y so, I stated it.-
the hater—if we are ■ informed
of the. JI» •. occur-
rich, and you mpst go with qm, as my wife.
»4 ■ J
«m-Willyjractiqe in Jack.-uui and adjacent Conn Tears flowed from their dyes os they gazed would in-k'e a capital witness ng linst Brig
|Then reoce, but to. canvass the community for such
c3 '■ V .
ies, ar.d attend promptly to professional calls.
items is not the province of a journilict.
upon each other. , Together they stood by ham when one Fs needed. lie has been look the interrogator agaan inquired :
Ü ■ ”
We are al wavs pleased to receive any lOcsrt
the silent form of her mother, but Burtie was
of them ?’
• ' item of interest to the reading public, »and
no longer alohe In 'MIA WNB’^votld.
TV ill PRACTICE medicine and sur -
‘Why! was the response,.‘one of them was will take great pleasure ip repprliog every
VY GE RY,* And will attend promptly to all calls
.Pisy’ppxR^NCE of the ; Ppp S tar .—A most
I bom after I left.’
on professional business. His office aud residence
record, but to do so
uriosities of E arth .
astrrvmmi<?al fact, the explosion, or
I ‘Oh ! ah !’•
without some assistance is beyond the limits
c f i I i . Tb« < Overbeck
rather the conflagration, of Tan Curoute oc Medina, in Italy, ajjd about four miles. - And a general Jaugh followed-
of possibilitv.— Valleyo Recorder.
O^ftregon Street, Jacksonville. Oucgon.
___2_________ AfeiL._______ _
curred some lime since. . 11, appears now J
; After that the first Now Yorker was es
that another and much more important star:
A Radical cotemporary says the DemdcYal'-
pecially distinguished as tho- man who had
JAMES D. FAY,
three feel, they come.to a bed of chalk, which'
1 I ?
f ’ T
is slowly taking itself out of our system. ■ By '
six children, and never saw one of them. ,
ie papers are,greatly outraged by the Pres
ident receiving the negro minister from Hayti
5 calculations of extraordinary’ minuteness And'
I rreveren ’ t '.—The following irreverent ad ¡orr equal terms with white 'representativeiibf
delicacy, Mr. Muggins and Father Seccbi
In biiildihg formerly oeoupied by
vertising is from a "White Pine paper: “And vvhite nations.' Chir'cCdeittpor'aty is in J b W?.
have demonstrated that Sirius : and ounfcmn
$r. E- H. Greenman.
Joseph wept aloud, and he satl unto his breth. ’Qemqcrats recognize tlie peculiar fitness apd
are mutually receding from one another at
Will praotkwin tte S#pr«m« and other Courts
ren : “I ain Joseph ; doth ray father yeti naturalness of tl>e President to receive the
of this SUtc, - ,, .
the rate of 29 4 miles per second. In the
i ■ ■ •>
• I « • <
though the distance of time
I live?” And his brethern -answered hinb :i ordoriferous envoy from Hayti—or any other
Particular aUeutiotj paid to the eolleetiun end, . therefore,
“Yom bet ; the old man is doing bully, for he “man and brother” of the colored persuasion
of Claims against the Federal aud State Govern- strains the imagination, we must lose sight
the Entry of Lands under the Pre-emption of §j,r.ius—that is to say, provided we have most remarkable in this operation is the lay- boards at the Cosmopolitan?*' -« *
—on terms of official and personal equiility.
•■d Homsatoad Laws, and to the Entry of Mineral not by* tb.t'tilne gained tlie capacity of watch- «™ "f e“r<;‘ "s w0
. At the depth of
If the darkey can stand it, we can.— Stock-
Lodes under the reoent Act of Congress.
A thief out West stole the hams and:
ing the more fflstant universe toward which
, . ....
shoulders of a dead hog, a ippnsing it to have
he must be receding—an improbability. No
been slaughtered. The "hog died of disease,:
A pedlcr being asked by a spindle-sbaabed
thing seems so near its final limit as the
which fhdt the owner publishes for the benefit
-wag if he bad any overhalls, replied r “No,
power of the attronointed tdoecopei while
tables, and at t wenty 6ix feet large trees en rof the thief, hoping it will not disturb his di
but I have a pair ot candle-molds that wdtild
the power of the human eye, if it alters at tire, such as walnut trees, /with the walnuts
all, probablv decreases.
just fit you.”
still stuck to the stem, and', the leaves and
HWTAVIKG established my telgraph -
branches in a pefi'fcÇt state of preservation.
Irl x; hMdaaarteri at Jacksonville, I will spend
When a California orator
an ? au-
■ *--------------------- r— ;/•
At iwanty eight; feet deep a soft chalk
a Ivw »artten of my t‘»° m y°ur “idst” an(I
some of the .less refined negrp tribes in
dience of Chinese, he ha9 only to change one
will Utid to »««b »urgmal pracfcwa as may ]?re- was married or single, said he was at break found, mixed with a vast quantity of shells
Under this letter in the'usual stereotyped mode, thus: Africa, when a ma i dies his body is out sp
rt,t giving espocial attention to tbo surgical fast time, but eouMoh *oneh for himsolf at and the bed is eleven feet thick
traatment of famale maladiaJ, <;n:
and sold at auction as Utoher’s meat. '■
aMy yoll(nf cithen? !
vegetables are found again.
)> t I
that time of d«y.
.October ?th, 188V.
’ "T A p
Attonty & Coansellor-At-Law
®.!?. s. sOTssBa, a,
n r» i I