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POLK COUNTY TIMES.
DALLAS, OREGON. SATURDAY, MAY 1, 1869.
Till] POLK (OiNTV TIMES
Is Issued Every Saturday Afternoon at
Dallas, Folk County, Oregon.
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Polk County Official Directory.
P R O F E SSIO N A L CA RUS.
, :~r~*?_~ * r?z rz. — r _ ' — *—
W . D . J E F F R IE S , M. I).,
K ola, O regon.
Special attention given to Obstetrics and
Diseases of Women.
J . Ik D A V ID S O N , >1. D .,
Physici.*i n «*ind Surgeon,
« It. J L SsiU P, M. D .,
P h y sicia n and burgeon,
D allas, O regon.
OFFICE—At residence, on Jefferson street
opposite Academy Block.
R O A IIA 1 I el L
Attorneys & Counsellors-at-Law,
SA LEM , OREGON.
OFFICE IN TIIE COURT HOUSE.
€. (i. C IR L ,
Attorney and Counsellor at-Law,
SA L E M , O R EG O N ,
Will practice in all tbe Courts of Record and
Inferior Courts of this State.
OFFICE—In Watkinds & Co’s Brick, up
H atdeii St Slyer,
ATTO RVK VS -A T - LAW ,
D allas, Oregon.
OFFICE IN TIIE COURT HOSSE.
SULLIVAN & WHITSON,
Attorneys & Counsellors-at-Law,
D allas, Oregon,
Will practice in all tbe Courts of tho State.
L T C L ’ ROUS VINE 1 ARI>
J A S . II. T E R S E R .
V ineyard A Turner«
A T T O R \ K T » -A T - L AIV,
D allas, Oregon.
OFFICE—On Main street, one door north of
the Dallas Hotel.
Attorney and Counsellor-at-Law,
D allas. O regon.
Special attention given to Collections and to
matters pertaining to Real Estate.
A ■ AFFLEUATC.
J A S . MCCAIH.
A pplegate A R eC ain,
A TTO R N EY S -A T - L A W ,
D allas, Polk County, O gn.
Not to the man,of deeds,
Not to the man of cunning,
Nut to the man of creeds;
Not to the one whose passion
Is for the world's renown,
Not in form of fashion.
Cometh a blessing down.
Not cate land’s expansion, *'
Not to the miser’s chest,
Not to the princely mansion,
to the blazoned crest;
'N it to the sordid worldling,
Not to the knavish clown.
Not to tbe haughty tyrant,
Cometh a blessing down.
Not to the folly blinded.
Not to the steeped in same,
Not to ihu c.trnal minded,
Not to unholy fume;
Not in neglect of duty,
Not to the monarch’s crown,
Not at tde smile of beauty,
Cometh a blessing dowu.
But to one whose spirit
Yearns for the great and good;
Unto the one whose storehouse
Yielded the hungry loud;
Unto the one who labors
Fearless of foe or frrwn;
Unto the kindly hearted,
Cometh a blessing down.
RICH CRI MI NAL TH IAL.
Folk county covers an area of about 1,250
square miles. Number of \oters, 1,227. Acres
of land under cultivation, 93.270. Value ot
as-C'-jblo property, $1,234,629. The Land
Office for this District is located at Oregon
City—Owen Wade, Register; Henry Warren,
Co1 mtv OrriCKits. — Commifionen, E. C.
Dice. it. Tatein: Judge, J. u. Collins: Sheriff*
J. W. Mnith : Clerk, J. I Thompson: Assessor,
•I. Davi»: Trr-‘iitrer, R. M. May; School Su•
j t e r i n ' t J. II. Myer; Surveyor, L. Burch:
Coroner, C. D. Einbrec.
T erms or Cor nr.— Circuit Court, R. P. Boise
Judge, convenes in Dallas oil the 4th Monday in
April and 3d Monday in November. County
Couit convenes on the 1st Monday in each
N otaries P i blic .—T. Pearce, Eola; W. W.
Boone, Independence: J. L. Collins, Dallas:
II. N. George, Buena Vi.-ta.
P ost O ffice T own ».— Dallas (county seat).
LQL^lodcpcnde:.c;• 7 -V|',i7out!i. TiuenaJ»ISl'dr
Piitt’tiT^'ridgeport, Kina, Grand Ruiide, Lawn
Arbor, Luckiamuto and Salt Creek
U. S. M ail leaves Dallas for Salem on Mon
day, Wednesday mid Friday at 7 a in., rcturn-
iug same davs nt f> p. m.; fur Independence,
each Tuesday morning at f>; for Salt Creek,
each Tuesday at Ip m ; for Lafayette, Mon
day and Thursday at 3 p. in., returning Wed-
nesay and Saturday at 10 a ui : for Corvallis,
Wednesday and Saturday at 10 a. m., returning
Monday and Thursday.at 3 p. in.
éjr. . .'
BY M ART T. T Y L E R .
Not to the man of dollars,
P. R. STUART,
WHO ARE THE BLES8ED 1
A few days since, says the Oregon«
tan, a criminal trial was had iti W ush-
in^ton county which, in 8 <>uie respects,
was about as rich a tiling as was ever
published in “Harper’s Drawer.” The
story goes that a young woman living
with an elderly coup e was awakened in
the uiulit by somo person tickling her
feet. She set earned «and the fellow
si >ped ; but before getting out of hear
ing he coughed, aud she ihouahv she
knew a young man who had such a
cough. So the next day she told the
old lady, who of course was indignant.
1 ’lie young man with a cough was ar-
rcstea and taken before a magistrate,
on the charge of attempting a rape
1 'lic Justice hcarjjLlhs.-kuU^M*S~ap,1
IDs missed^ b< > tTT the charge and the
prisoner; whereat the old lady got on
the rampage and wanted to know if the
mythical young lady called Justice was
living or dead; if living, where was she
hiding herself, and if dead, where had
they laid her ashes? In short, the old
lady kicked up such a row that the
magistrate got scared and concluded to
expose the young man with a cough
once more to the perils of the law. He
accordingly oidered him again brought
in (without any new warrant) and had
a jury summoned; the jury heard the
evidence and disagreed. Another jury
was Called and attain they disagre d.
Finally, leaving the juryim-ti to go their
w\>ys, the niagi-trate summoned two
justices to sit with him in the trial;
one of them went and sot; the other
forgot to go. The result of the latter
trial was. the young /man with a cough
was found guiity and fined 85 and costs.
Young man with a cough said he had
not the spondulics to pay and that the
Justice would have to send him to jail!
Magistrate declared he never would
send him to jail; never! he must pay
or get security. Young man with u
cough was firm as a mule; he wouldn't
pay; he wouldn’t get security; he
would go to jail. “Never,” said the
magistrate; * if you can't get it any other
way, I’ll resign nty office and go your
bail myself” How the matter was
settled, we have not yet learned« Du
ring the trial, a controversy arose he-
tween the opposing counsel as to wheth
er Wharton or Greenleaf were the bet
ter authority as to some point in crira
in .l evidence. This quarrel was settled
finally by one of the coutisel, who ex
hibited to the magistrate a met chant's
catalogue of law hooks for sale, in which
Wharton appeared in the column above
Greenleaf. The Justice declared that
satisfactory, and that Wharton would
be recognized as authority in his court
in preference to the other.
When a number of foreigners were
recently presented to the Pope at the
Vatican, a little American boy four or
five )ears of age was introduced with
the rest. When th° little fellow was
led up the Pope seemed pleased with
his bright, intelligent face, and kind'y
raised his foot higher than usual, so
that the bof might njore easily kiss the
cross upon his toe. The youthful Pro
testant did not understand it to be an
evidence of favor. He straightened
himself up as if his dignity had been
compromised, looked full in the eves of
the Pope, and answered sharply, "No,
Sir, J won't Jo it/ ’’ The Americans
and English present endeavored to pre
serve grave countenances, while the
Pope smiled good humoredly and ex
claimed, “Americano/ ”
tG F Judicious advertising ii the sur«
est road to success in business.
A NUT TO CRACK.
P A T . J . M ALQNE.
Late Telegraphic News.
We give, says the Pitsburgh (Pa ) Many of ourretders have no doubt A terrific storm passed over tbe West on
Post, for the Radicals to crack, the fol. been victimized more or less by the April 20. extending from northern luwa, as far
as Chattanooga, Tenn. Hail fell at St.
lowing maxims against so called proteC swindle« whose name heads this article, south
of iiuinen?e size—many thousands of
tion, concentrated “in a n tshell” by
were broken — hundreds of hor.-es ran
the New York Evening Post, one of they will therefore be more interested away—and the damage at St. Louis is near
At Dubuque u vast amount of prop
the very ablest organs of thetr party : than surprised at the following detail* $100,900.
houses were carried
The whole use of Government is to of a forgery case for which* he was ar awuy—oue man was and
killed, and s number in
make thiug 9 cheap. It maintains civil
jured. At Indiaunpolis the Ceutral Railroad
depot was blwwn down, and a watchman killed
order, it protects citizens from violence rested at San Francisco, a couple of —several
other employes injured. In Ken
and fraud, it saves to them the time and
tucky the stqrm was very severe—several tres
labor each man would have to give to ing Chronicle:
tles on lines of railroad were partially washed
one freight train was wrecked—no
his own protection, if there were no The fact? a« developed in tbe forgery on the loss of and
as far as heard from. A dispatch
and county treasury, referred t » in this from Nashville.
government. It thus makes a man’s city
says the storm did great
labor more productive, enabling him to character, and will awaken more than usual damage—roofs of Tenn.,
houses were blown off. and
and trees prostrated. The damage,
buy more comforts with it ; that is to surprise is they are uiado public. The statute fences
parts of the country are heard from,
sty, it makes things cheaper to him. Distii <-1 Court iu the State, each one being will no doubt
count up by millions of dolUrg.
No governuit-ot can do more for its sub appointed by the Judge o» the Court. In civil Reports from
Montreal, Guelph, Dundas,
other places iu Canada, say the rivers and
jects than this. When any government eases the contending parties pay the fees es and
watercourses have risen to an immense height,
ceases to make things cheaper than they tablished by law, $10 per day, for taking notes, from
np of the ice and heavy
w’ould be without it, it becomes a uuis- In criminul cases tbe county pays the costs. rains. the The breaking
couutry is inundated, and much
P. J Malone ha 9 occupied the position of re property
accounts of inundations from
What is called “ protective legisla. porter of tbe Fourth District Cour> for several nearly all eastern
rivers are received ; railroad
Yesterday atternoon, Mr. Ashbury, of travel on some points
tion” is a tax law who«e object is to years.
entirely suspended. The
Hudspu River Railroad is submerged at vari-
make thing-« dear. It renders labor visors, called upon Judge Sawyer and inquired ous
points. Several bridges on the Central
less productive ; that is, it enables ihc w hether the hills of Mr. Malone were not incur Railroad
carried away. Travel is entirely
protce'ed producers to get more labor that he hud scrutinized them carefully before suspended. were Saratoga
is five feet under water.
for their goods, in order that the sur indorsing them, aud that they were in strict The Tribune's Montreal special sajsan order
of the British troops from Cana
plus above the natural price of their accordance with law. One the bills was for of da, withdrawal
by well informed per
goods m;«y enrich them. If the law testimony in the tiial of George Chaboit tor ilous to he withheld is said
tor a while, but there will
does not make things dearer than they murder, tho other was for $(> 0 , lor the case of be, however, eonsid« rable change iu the uiili-
tuiy stations. It is regarded both curious and
would be without it, its «»bject is not Ah Kow. In the lust-uamed ca-e the defend unaccountable.
Transfers of tho troops from
attained, nothing is protected. Its and the law required that the testimony should Montreal to Quebec,
which has beeu ordered,
whole purpose is to diminish the amouut be. written out to he sent to the Governor The and a general order from
tbe Horse Guards
of con fort a man’s labor will buy.
The bill therefore embraced $10 a day for tak directing the retuin of their regiments to Eng
notes, and $50 for writing out 250 folios, land aud foreign stations has uow beeu with
Thus the object of government is to at ing twenty
per folio. Alter giving this drawn.
make things cheap; the object of “ pno explanation, cents
the Judge was surprised to learn Considerable uncertainty prevails in conse
lection” is to make things dear. Tbe from Mr. Ashbury ttiat cadi of Maloue’s quence of adi.-p.ituh from Loud m saying that
called for over two hundred dollars. The the United Stales has made i demand on the
two are in irreconcilable contradiction, bills
repaired at ouce to the office of the British Government for an explanation in the
and every man who advocates “ piotec- Clerk of the
Board of Supervisors. It was •Mary Lowell affair. It is looked upou as
tive” tax laws is, to the full ex'ent of there discovered
that after the printed forms another speck of war.
French Canadians continue to leave for
that advocacy, an enemy of his govern of demand on the treasury bud been filled up tbe The United
States. The annexation question
and indorsed by Judge Sawyer they
lueni aud his country. His influence correctly
were altered by placing the figure “ 1 ’’ before is still agitating the public mind.
is given to defeat the very cuds for the " 250,” increasing the number of folios by The Herald's Washington special declares
which society is orgaiized among men * -i.WQ* al)^ placing the figure” 2 ” before the that the Government is making active prep
figure “ I0'u and the figure “ fiO,” making one arations for war on Cuba.
We would respectfully inquire of document
And the other a The Tribune's special says the GovcrnmdJ^t
the Post whether enforcing the pay demand for $2fiU. Judge Sawyer decided at will preserve strict neutrality.
merit of the five-twenties, in gold, is once that the »Iterating werc ¡„ Malone’s haul . * It is said Orleans
.*“*-. ^ytP^ofmer accounts were examined ing at Nt * -.J- : - ’_ „uba, to St* under
not “protective legislation,” also?— "JD.1
and it was iound that the last demand present mand
Whether it docs mft"protect the special ed, which originated iu the trial of W. Oregon that the authorities arc taking no trouble to
a similar forgery had been successfully prevent its sailing.
interest of a few at the expense of Smith,
the motley hud been drawn by- A Washington special says it is confiden'ially
everybody else, increasing taxation and Malone, and and
a receipt for $290 bad been sigued declared
that a peremptory demand will be
making things dear, rendering labor by him when he was entitled to $90 only. Iu made on the
authorities of Cuba for
of the cases the fraud was for $200. The the immediate Spanish
less productive and defeating the true each
the brig Mary Lovell,
rg^ n of this uuitoruiity is apparent. Maloue and surrender ot tbe two
objects of government ?
court not by, prefixing a figure add less than from the Lizzie Majors. A refusal
of the de
1,000 folios, which at 20 cents each make the mand will be followed by hostile demonstra
B u sin e ss M en — While Benjamin $ 200 . Tke services of District Attorney Byrne tions of the navy.
P<r!r*e Attorney Louderkuck were at ouce Tlie Philadelphia navy yard has received
Franklin v as a printer in Philadelphia, and
aud a warrant was sworn out and orders for the immediate fitting up of the
it -eeuis that he published a newspaper Malone arrested.
He was held to answer onj
Among other things that received struug each charge in the sum of $3.000, which mouitors
Fi.-b, Secretary ipf
$y ,000 in all, he gave and was dis State, don’t represent that
ecu sure at his hands were certain modes amount,
of transacting business by the mer •State and Oregon during the past ten years. ruled by the President.
chants of Philadelphia. He haudlcd He has a family res.diug at the prescut time in Consul General Plumb is about leaving for
the kuaves in such a manner as to Sauta Clara county.
Havana. He carries preliminary instructions
looking to the restitution aud full satisfaction
arouse their wrath, and calling a meet«
to American citizens fur all the iusults received
ing among themselves they waited upon
1 IF T E E N Y EA R S AGO.
by them at the hands of the Spanish.
the sturdy printer, demanding to know
Mrs. Nichols, widow of tho late General
what he uieaut. “ Here,” said they, In 1855 Mr. Buchanan was Minister Nichols, has been appointed postmistress of
we have been patronizing and support to England. Captain George B. Me« Fort Leavenworth.
The tunnel under tk) Chicago river, just
ing you, and this is our reward. You Clellau was detailed on secret service completed
at Chicago, has sprung a leak, and
must change this mode of doing, or
are subject to a drizzling shower
we’ll show you that the merchants are tions from the Secretary of War. Geu. bath ot dirty water. Two cracks have opened
tbe roof of the tunnel, but it is boheved i.o
a power that you may not trifle with. Quitman, Lieut. Beaurt gard aud others iu permanent
has been done.
Without our putruuage where would were plotting filbustcring raids against The State injury
the Blind, at Jackson
the Island, tor which the Government ville, III., was burned for
on the 2oth — loss $ j 0 ,U 00 .
“ Gentlemen of the Merchants’ Com soon alter made an offer of 81,000,000, Furniture all saved—inmates escaped.
mittee,” said the polite printer, 4-I am, 000 . Parson Brown low had writt«u a News has beeu reooived of the arrival of tho
and the lT. S. Indian Commissioners at
as you see, very busy now, but call a t! savage woik iu defence ot slavery and ngcuts
mouutuiu? with garden seeds,
my house this evening for dinner, and wis challenging Northern clergymen to fanning implements,
Ac. They were heartily
I shall consider the matter o\cr with dispute its divine authority Gerritt welcomed by -he Indians and military.
in a speech in the Senate, said for
you in a friendly manner ” The com Smith, Dr- IL»we, Henry Ward Beech the Trumbull,
six weeks Senators and Representa
mittee, congratulating themselves that er and a few hundred others were Joint; tives past
have bean mere solicitors for offices for
old Ben was evidently frightened, came a quiet and limited business over the ibeir constituents,
who are seen kangiug rouud
to dinner at the hour named. But they underground railway. Juhi Brown the doors aud atite-r«jums, like so many beggars.
He intended to introduce a bill to make it a
were .-urprised to find nothing on the hud not yet left his farm in the North penal
offence for members ut Congress to solicit
table but mush, made from illground
corn, and a large pitcher of ntilk. The membered by a few as having once rep Abbott's amendment to Carpenter’s, resolu
Merchants’ Committee not being used resented Sangamon district, Illinois, in tion providing that appointments to depart
positions shall be made according to
to such coarse fare, could do nothing the House, and opposed the Mexican ment
caused debate on (he relative
but watch the healthy printer while he
made a hearty ntcul Rising from the extremely unpopular argument,received The Senate discussed the San Juan treaty,
table he addressed the committee thus: a few complimentary votes for Yice and indications are that it ami the Sandwich
“ Now, gentlemen, he that can live President, in competion with Mr. Day Islands treaty will go over till the next session.
comfortably on such food can live with, ton, the nominee. Captain U. S. Grant,
out your patronage. I shall cease to hardly suspected of being an ex army W h a t t h e y K now of O regon .—
attack those practices when you cease officer by those who bought molasses or A geutleuiao who recently returned
to practice them, and not before. Gen cord wood of hint, was generally taken t'rou) a visit to Michigan, relates that
tlemen. good night.” And for many a as a steamboat captain, temporarily the osly wtp of’ Oregon he found while
year Philadelphia merchants were bet stranded by a stress of ill luck, or who in that State, had Salem located ou
ter and far more honest, owing to this hardly had the energy aud pluck to Pudding river ! And he says that this
succeed in any business cubing, and had illustrates quite well how the people at
theiefore collapsed into a speculator iu the East, generally, understand Oregon.
T h e New York Commercial publish sundries. W. T. Sherntan was teach They seem to know a great deal of
es the following as occurin^ at B.-ast ing in Louisiana. Gens. Sickles, But California, but in relation to Oregon,
Butler’s receut reception in Washing ler and Logan were rough-and-tumble they are profoundly ignorant.— Orego-
ton: “General Butler joined in a con Democratic lawyers of some notoriety. nian.
versation held near him on a subject Two of the most prominent and prom
not exactly harmonious with the festive ising officers of our little army were St 5 ^ There is trouble in Galena. It
occasion but breught to mind by the Colonel Albert Sidney Johnson and has been discovered by Grant’s “ old
removal ot the body of Mrs. Surratt. Lieutenant Colonel Robert E. Lee. frieuds” there, and the contributors to
‘ She was an innocent woman,’ the Gen Brief as is the period since then, we the purchase of the Galena mansion,
eral said, unhesitatingly. In reply to eave but two men in official life— Mr. especially, that there are not enough
a remark made by a gentleman that her Seward and Chase—whose prominence offices in all Illiuoi* to go rouud.
case showed the truth of the saying. has not either been created or over ¡¡£8* The people of the South bleed
‘Military commissions are organized to thrown during this eventful epoch.— more freely at the touch of the final)
convict,’ he said, ‘Yes, I sent persons Putnam's Monthly.
cial lancets of the Radicals than they
to military commissions when I intended
at the iucisions of the Federal
them to be convicted; when I wished
A gentleman who recently trav- did
them acquitted, I did it myself.’ ”
eled over a western railroad, declared lances iu the w«r.
his opinion that it is the safest road in JBS^The New York Democrat con
A man that atteuda properly to his the country, as the superintendent soles itself by saying there are only
own business has no time to devote to keeps a boy running ahead to drive off fourteen hundred and* odd days of
the cows sod sheep.
NEWS IN BRIEF.
Ncv York is more densely populated than
any other city. In one portion 192,000parson*
reside within« square mile. London eannot
furnish a parallel.
Quite a singular temperance revival has be-
gun in Enfield, Maine. A workman temed
Tibbetts was returning from a drwnkec *arousdl
some three weeks ago, when he becamestroi fly
impressed with the fact that he should soon be
a lost man if he continued bis reckless course
of life, lie acted on his deep conviction, and
called a temperance meeting. Men crowded
there to sec tbe fun, but soon caught the infec
tion of his earnestness, and before the meeting
closed KI 2 persons had signed the pledge under
the lead of Tibbetts. The reform is still »a
Week before last twenty-nine fashionable
balls in NiwYork were attended by 15,000
persons, who spent $25,000 in carriage hire,
$ 10,000 for suppers and wines, over $180,000
in toilettes ami dresses, and wore jewels that
aggregated $350,000. For last week twenty-
seven were to take place.
The wealthiest man in America is said to b*
young Stevens, of Hoboken, who, when ba
reaches his majority, will be worth $150 000,000,
by the advance of his estate in New Jersey.
The late James T. Brady, of New York, re*
fused a $ 10.000 fee to take part in the wkiaky
frauds trials; and his brother having been ap
pointed a judge of one of the courts of the c«ty,
heffiever wuuid thereafter engage in any case
to lie tried before that court, no matter what
A cotemporary says : “The people nt bans
coik, Houghton, and Farquette, Mich., got
slightly inebriated wheu tbe copper tariff bill
pas-ed the House; got still tighter when it
passed the Senate; sobered off when it was
vetoed ; and when it was passed over the veto,
they all got drunk again, ntid were still re
maining in that delightful condition at the
A negro jury down South, having convicted
a man of murdering n man who is still alive,
are in a quandry whether to rescind therr ver
dict or let the prisoner kill his inau. The ma
jority favor the latter plan.
A curious statistician has figured out that
the amount of money now iu circulation in
Illinois is just three dollars to each inhabitant.
An agrarian sect, in favor of dividing tbe
pr perty ot the rich among the poor, has sprung
up in Mexico.
A gentleman in Texas was so provident as
to s.ive twenty-five thousand dollars 1 n gold
and bury it, and so inconsiderate as to die with-
out "7 telling,
.. it - wt s hid. _
A cotemporary say* : - m e legislature of
Minnesota,according to a time honored custom,
closeddts session with a general spree in the
A big steamboat is to be anchored at Now
York on the Hudson, this summer, and fur
nished as a ” summer hoarding house.”
St. Louis merchants complain that while
they have to pay only twen 13 ’ cents to send a
barrel of flour 1,2 '0 miles to New Orleans, it
costs them twenty cents to send it 1,500 .eet
across the Mississippi rircr to Iilinoistown,
opposite St. Louis.
There was a deadly combat recently in Flor
ida between six men ; three brothers on each
side. Two were killed on each side. The dis
pute arose about some hogs.
Tke burglar Wilson, who pleaded his own
case before a Hartford jury the other day,
when receiving the admonition of the Judge
preliminary to the sentence, cut it short by ex
claiming, '• D—u it, give mo my sentence ; I
don’t want any lecture here.”
At Peoria, Illinois, the convention of g'ape
growers sat down to a repast which was washed
down with native wine furnished from 225
Some planters in Georgia, Alabama, and
Southern Tennessee have ploughed up maguifi-
cent fields of wheat for the purpose of putting
the ground in cotton:
Charles Dickens is among tbe distinguished
foreign authors <>n whom the King of Prussia
recently conferred the order of the Red Eagle.
Miss Mary Louise Warner, aged fourteen, is
the most popular barber in Lansing, Michigan.
She is established in her own shop.
Several of the war vessels of our navy hsvo
been oidercd from ihc Pacific to the Atlantic.
Smelling furnaces will be built this summer
at Denver, Colorado, to reduce iron ore.
Rich gold discoveries are reported to have
been made recently on Green river, about 300
miles below the point where the Union Pacific
Railroad crosses that stream. The report
goes that the remains of men and horses are
to be seen in the locality of the discovery,
which gives rise to the opinion that the mines
were discovered at a previous period, the dia-
coverers having perished, and that tho remains
referred to arc those of the party.
The Navajo Indians arc said to have formed
an alliance with tho Pah Utah? and Hualapiaa
and taken possesion of southern Utah and all
that strip of country north ot tho Colorado,
and propose carrying on a wholcsalo system of
plundering, murdcriug and robbing. As there
are several white settlements in that section,
fours are entertained that many settlers will h*
The result of the geological survey, under
Prof. Hayden, of the coul fields of Wyoming
and Colorado, is being published at Washiug-
ton. These coal fields cover thousands of
acres, and aro from fiveTo fifteen feet in thick
ness. The Union Pacific Railroad runs through
the best or them.
Tbe Huntsville (Texas) Tima says : “ If
the woilhless carpet-baggers und scallawags
who are here for the purpose ot writiug lies
about crirno and outrages were only out of the
country, our State and couutry at largo would
soon be blessed with peace and prosperity,”
The banking business flor rishes in LaCrossc.
The Democrat says there are in that city two
faro banka, three keno csrablishmcnia and
seventeen other guinbliug institutions.
In the Union Pacific Railroad and Fisk Jr.
trial, David Dudley Field asserted that the
Union Pacific Railroad ring had realized a
profit of $10,000 per miie from Government
subsidies, which amount the)’ had already di
vided among tbt m.-elves.
A six hundred and torty-five acre plantation,
hut twenty-one miles lrom Charleston, S. C.,
3 cId lately for $S00.
The Democratic State Central Committee of
Pennsylvania kaa decided to call a convention
for July 14th, to nominate a Gubernatoii&l can«
did a to.
Tho recent consolidation of the infantry
forces of the United States leaves but two reg
iments of colored troops in the service.