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DALLAS, OREGON. SATURDAY, MAT 21. 1870.
Is Issued Every Saturday Afternoon at
Dallas, Polk County, Oregon.
BY D. M. C. GAULT & COMP'Y.
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YOU St MISSION'.
If you cannot on the ocean ,
Sail auionsr the swiftest fleet.
Rocking on the highest billows,
Laughing at the storm you meet,
You can stand araon; the sailors,
Anchored yet within the bay ;
You can lend a hand to help them
As they launch che boats away.
If you ire too weak to journey
Up the mountains, steep and high,
Ym can stand within the val!ey
Whi'e the multitudes go byj
You can chant in happy measures,
As they slowly pass along;
Though thsy may forget the singer,
They will hot forget the song.
If yon have not gold or silver
Eeiready to command,
If yon cannot toward the needy
Reach an ever open band;
You can visit the afflicted,
O'er the erring you can weep;
You can be a true disciple. !
Sitting at the Saviour' feet.
If you cannot in the conflict
Prove yourself a soMior tao, t
If. where fire and smoke are thickest,
There's no work ftr you to do, ,
lVha the battle-field i silent
You c;tn go with sil-nt tread;
You can bear away the wounded,
- Yuu can cover up the dead.
I) "not, then, stan 1 Illy waiting
For some greater work to do ;
Fortune is a bury; goddess.
She will never come to you ;
. Go and toil in any vineyard,
Do not fear to do and dare;
If you want a field of labor
Yen can find it anywhere.
A PoSKit. A
who rules the risioir srencration
in a certain town in a estern fctatc.
hud occasion to correct an urchin nam
Ted Johnny. Now Johnny got into a
fit of what is called the "sujk.s" be
cause he was whipped, and in order to
convince him that he was jnstly and
necessarily punished his teacher had
recourse to the following argument:
"Well, Johnny, supposing you were
riding a big horse to water, and all at
enee the hore were to stop and refuse
to go any farther, wVt would you do4:'
Johnny stifled his sobs for a moment,
and looking up through his tears, re
plied : -, . t; . ' ;
"I'd cluck to him, sir.'
"Hut suppose he wouldnlt go for
vour cluckioir. what would you do
"I'd get down and lead him, sir.".
"And what if he were obstinate and
would not let you lead him V
"Why, I'd take off the bridle rnd
. turn him loose, and walk home, sir."
"lou may go and take your seat
Johnny." Johnny could not be made
to see the necessity for using the
switch. - .' - .
TiiEnqosT OF ,lTf -In an Eastern
paper we find the following indictment
Against king alcohol, j The counts in
(the charge, if true, ore nothing short
r -os terrible. The paper claims that the
figures HTcre taken from authentic and
reliable reports for the year 1869, and
recites them as follows!
: 61,291,865,000 were paid direct for
liquors drank in in the United btates
61,250,000,000 are ! to be added to
this for loss of time and other expenses
. This is estimated. ; ...-
U,UUU,UUU bushels ot grain were
used up to produce this liquor. '
GOO murders and 400 suicides were
directly caused by the use of, it.
200,000 persons were sent to prison
directly through its aircncv.
200,000 more were sent to charitable.
. institutions. ' ,
UU,UJU died drunkards, including
uiu uy acunum, tremens and bp0 by
r other forms of insanity brought on by
uw, u4ii av hjo Kama mne ou.uuu
legal Teuder Cases.
A special dispatch from Washing
ton to a. Chicago paper, under dato of
the 11th iust , has tho following con
cerning the presentation of tho Legal
Tender cases in the Supreme Court :
There was a very lively scene in the
Supreme Court this morning, the old
est lawyers practising there having
witnessed nothing like ft in: their day.
It arose Jo connection with the legal
tender case, which it was expected
would be again argued on its merits.
At the proper hour, Mr. Potter, of
New York, who is counsel in one of
the cases on which the Court had con
sented to hear further argument, in ef
sect asked a postponement, for the rea
son that the senior counsel was engag
ed elsewhere, and others were absent
on account of illness.
The Attorney General responded
against postponement, and in the ( course
of his remarke spoke of the necessity
fur an early hearing and decision, be
cause the country is disturbed and will
continue . disturbed until the whole
question at issue is settled, lie also
alluded to the fact 'that these two cases
involve points somewhat like those in
the cases recently decided, and in re
ply to Potter, denied that any order
had ben wade which precluded a hear
ing on the point, then decided. The
Chief Justice here interrupted, to say
that, according to tjis recollection, such
an 'order had been made. This was
said with evident feeling, and Justice
Miller remarked with equal feeling
that he knew of no such order. ; Jus
tice Nelson came to the rescue of the
Chief Justice, and Justice Davis spoke
up that he concurred with Miller. The
Chief Justice repeated his statement
with , emphasis and hardly suppressed
pas-ion, and upon the sujnrcstion of
Judge Davis, who remarked that it was
not worth while to bandy words, it was
decided that the cases might go over
to next Monday. m The Attorney' Gen
eral meantime bowed to the recollec
tion of the Chief Justice, and merely
expressed his regret that in a . matter
of this importance there was no record.
1 he point on which this dispute, so
astonishing, iu the Supreme Court, came
up, seems to be whether there was or
was :not such an order made when
Kvarts was Attorney General, as pre
vents a further hearing on the ques
tion whether the Legal Tender Act aj
plies to debts contracted before its
A young lady being present with her
mother aud an "edicated" cousin at a
bill in Wyoming, upon being asked to
dance replied :
"Oh, blazes, boys, I can t dance: but
there's mam, jest as good a dancer as
ever shuck a f ot."
Her horrified co isin instantly correct-
el her tell in :r her she rouldhave
"Oh, vexation ! gentlemen, it is an
absolute imp ssiMlitv for me to ncr
ambulate the terpsicborean evolutions ;
but there is my maternal relatiye, who
is just as e,.xeellfent a dancer as ever vi
brated a ped4l extremity."
Characteristic Here is a dis
patch said to have been sent from Prcs
iTlent Lincoln to Gen. Hooker: If
the head of Lee's army is at Martins
burg, and the tail of it on the Plank
Itoad between Fredericksburg and
Chancellorsvillc, the animal must be
pretty slim somewhere. CanU you
break him? - A. Lincoln.
: - r
Some days ago, a bright little juveti
iiCj hve years of age,' named llosa, w
teased a good deal by a gentleman who
Cts the family; he wound np by say
ing, "Rosa, I don't love you." "Aa,
but you ve got to love me " said the
child. '-How so?" "Why," answered
llosa, "the Jsible says you must love
them that hate you, and that I am sure
1 hate you."
i The Naw York' World recentlv in
troduced a long table of figures to prove
that "protection" compels a man or wo
man to pay twenty-one cents a yard for
calico, which in England can be bought
for fourteen cents. Its own column of
prices current answered free trade ar
gument. ,; The same kind of calico
which protection makes o dear was
quoted at nine to ten cents. "
A deaf and damb boy in Shelbyville.
Indiana, amused himself on Wednesday
night sticking1 pins through Mrs. Dr.
VValker's trousers while she was lectur
ing. This - little pleasantry led to a
bloody "fracas in the audience, which
resulted in the shooting of an ex-slieriff
and tho mortal wounding of another
I Chicago, May 12. Tn the Senate
the It. II. Committee have agreed up
on the Southern Pacific line to run
from Marshall, Texas, via Elpaso, to
San Diego, California. The United
States is to grant forty sections to the
mile beyond the border of Texas; with
in that State it will depend on its Leg
islature for aid. v - 1
Fremont's wad to be allowed to con
nect at Elpaso, but not to have land
The amendments proposed to the
Southern Pacific It. It. bill is one by
Arnel, of Texas, granting alternate sec
tions of land not granted To the road
into the hands of thirteen Trustees, to
be known av the Freedman's Home
Ktead Commission, who are to sell or
mortgage these lands and with the pro
ceeds provide" homes for. the Frecdmen
of the South and to educate them. -
A Times special says that the action
of the II"Use yesterday on the North
ern Pacific Railroad bill is regarded as
a final blow to all land grant schemes
that don t provide that the company re
ceiving lands shall sell them only to ac
tual settlers upon a stated price; this
the Northern Pacific company is not
willing to accept and the "bill is consid
Washinoton, May 12.- The
bill was lifted and the motion
roy to amend the first section by fixing
the reduction of the army at 30,000,
insteaa or -o.vuu was agreeu to. -:
In the benate the Committee on
Parsicrn lllntinn hare dpftlileil to irike
the laud subsidy from the China Cable
w " rt
ment is to guarantee interest on the
St. Loch, May 12.- At 6 o'clock
this morning, at Eureka, 8 miles from
here, on the Missouri and Pacific It.
It., the exbress passenger cars coming
East, collided with the express freight
tram going n est. sixteen persons
wounded, two of whom will die; no
A special train was dispatched with
physicians and, every appliance for the
comfort of the wounded,' who will be
brought here as soon as possible. The
President and Superintendent of the
railroad are both on the spot doing ev
erything possible for the relief of the
suuerers. . I
St. Louis, May "13. Total number
killed on the Missouri aud Pacific Kail-
road, at Eureka this morning, is 10.
There; were a large number wounded,
but none that will not recover. The
bkfme is attached to the conductor of
the extra freight train, who shouM
have, waited at the Gravel Switch till
the express tram passed.
v,. vnBV, t.; iq ti.a
. . i. i1 r
ai Vi SM,ILi, " psiv v ua a 0V aw V'ft
am (vitrinrff rrfarihlA irtinfO tt ItlA for
co flagration now raging in the
woods and mountains of Sullivan, Or-
ane, lauison ana otner counties in
this State. It extends over 100 miles
The loss already is estimated at ;,
Washington, May 13. Dawes,
Chairman of the Committee on Appro
priations, reported a bill appropriating
$325,000 iu gold to be paid to the
British Government under award of
commissiunurs iu sciuu niu viatui o mo
Hudson Hay and Puget Sound com-
.. .. .-M
pany. ltieawara nxes me payment ai
win a n m ...
,k AAft m 1 ' il
first on December 10, and Jthe second
c . lorn r-oJ
in ojmjiiioui, ioi a. sacu.
The receipts or tne government, tor
the quarter ending March 31, were
8254,837,243, including the previous
balance in the Treasury of 8128,4(53,-
237; expenditures, 100,005,03U.
New - York. .May .13. ;The rcgistra
tion for the election to-day- is 11,580,
including 1.007 colored.. The Inde
pendent Democracy abandoned the idea
of nominating candidates against Iain
many at the present election. : . :
St. Louis, May 13. The tram
bringing the dead from the collision at
hureka, yesterday, arrived this morn
itig. The accident was a terrible one,
the engines coming together with such
velocity Mtonsh;ihQtit hoh ktouu.
distinguishable fragments. The tender
and baggage car with the two forward
Cars were absolutely splintered.
The engineer of' the passenger train
saw the smoke-stack of the 'freight; lo
coniotire as it wa coming round the
curve and whistled down brakes, which
order was promptly obeyed, and ' the
fcrafc es of t hn passenger - trai n " Were
tight when th& engines came together.
CiiiCAOO,y li.-The House Ju-
diciary Gommittex agreed on aa im
portant bill, regulating tho mode of de-
uau,uuu in iwo annual payments, incisive them upf
termiiiing the ratification of an amend
ment to the Federal Constitution, based
on one introduced by Bingham. The
tirst section makes it the duty of the
executive to forward certificates of rat
ification to the State . Department,
where they shall be on file.
The second declares I that after the
certificate of ratification has been given
it shall be unlawful for any State of
ficer to certify to any repeal unless Con
gress shall have proposed to repeal.
; The third section declares that after
three -fourths of tho States have rati
fied any amendment, persons so at
tempting to repeal, either by color of
State law. or ordinance, shall be deemed
guilty of misdemeanor and on convic
tion be subject to fine land imprison
nicur. - v
The Salem Statesman of Sunday
says: ltev. S. T. Miller started yes
terday for the East. He goes to repre
sent the Presbytery of the Cumberland
Presbyterian ChurcTl ol Oregon in Gen
eral Assembly of that1 denomination.
which meets at Warren sburg, Mo., on
the 19th of the present month.
Dr. Plummer, Superintendent of the
Western Union Telegraph line, is en
gaged in overhauling the line from Eu
Uene eity to Portland, and will have it
put ;Q a i borough state of repair. As
Loon as he reaches Portland, he will re
mm along the lines aud inspect it from
tnere to MarysViIIcUalirornia.
. ! . . . . .
1 The statesman has the subjoined
a w m lit
i.1!?01.00 Dew?: M-
Miller, who arrived yestcway, we nave
wnw iienis 01 inwreairom. in,u.c
vaiiev uy ins tu. itic iivat wiiiici
has been open and stock is
well. The trail over the mountains has
already became - dry aod ; traveling is
cood. The citizens are-determined to
build a road over the mountains. Io
fact, they are at work pn two roadi,
one towards Portland, by way of North
1 amhill, and one towards baleni; by
way of Grande Ilonde. Mr. A. o.
Mercer, and other gentlemen of capital
and influence, have determined to build
a large ftcam saw mill on the bay at a
point accessible to moderate shipping
and which at the same time commands
an cxhaustlcss supply! of fine timber.
This enterprise will do much towards
developing that county. The people
IovnIoninr lh rxuintv
are industrious, patieut and energetic
and with the assistance of what.capita
this project will bring to their assist-
ance, are sure to make a prosperous
ana pleasant community.
As Eastern Talk. -A certain
Itabbi had two son?, whom he and wife
1 loved tenderly. j
Duty obliged the Kabbi to take
I lniirnftw tn a distant couutrv : during
I J J " ' rT
l.o A ? t .
Slli3 aievnvv- hi v iivwiioik
sickened and died. !-.
The grief-stricken mother laid them
out on their bed, drew the curtains
and waited anxiously for her husband
He canieit was night.
How are my boysT' was his first
question. "Let mo see them.
"Stay awhile, sam hiite : "1 am
in great trouble, and j I want your ad
vice ; some years ago a friend lent me
Wme jewels. I took great care of them.
and at last I began to prize them as
i my own. since vour aenarture mv
I m .
friend has called fori them but I did
I . k- m
not like to pnrt with. them. Shall
I . t
"Wife I what strange request is this?
I . .L.i -.il. t r
i uive mem up insianiiy, mis very mgni,
show me the iewels i f
She took the . Kabbi to their bed
drew wide the curtain' and said: "11 us
band, thso are the jewels I"
iho Itabbi bowed his head and wept
Too Much Honey. Why will men
be uaughty, and neglect the sweets o
domestic life for the Waters of the tav
erh f There was Tommy It., who the
n:ght alter the eclipse returned to hts
domicile in a condition of pedal uncer
talnty that was ridiculous. ' Pushing
ty mat was ridiculous, rusning
heavily "against the door, it opened, and
Totnuiy fell sprawling afrrosa the thresh
old. ' His rolonged but ineffectual at
tcrapt to regain an erect position
aroased his wife in ibed iu the next
tempt to regain an erect position
aoom, who said, Tommy, is that you 1
What's the matter ?" To which tho in
ebriated Thomas made answer : ;JYc8
it's me' nothlnV the matter 'copt this
'ere bee's Ygot too : mxich phoney on's
wings to gg g"t into tho the h iv e 1'
XJomic Monthly. ', ' .
A young lady at Burlington. Iowa,
who wcrit away from home, leaving her
Wnterfall on the open. window sill, found
blue bird sitting oa two eggs in it, on
PROFESSIONAL CARDS, dC.
' J AS. IflcCAIIV,
AU'y & Counsel lor-at-Law
McMIuuvllIe, Yamhill Co., Oregon
Particular attention riven to the study and
practice of Criminal Law,. Collection of Claims,
Notes, Aeeounts, etc. " f "
if' 1 1 1 -
JT. SITES, M. n.
sysiciEi and gargedn,
Havinr resaraed practice, will eire speeial
attention to Obstetric, and the treatment of
the diseases of Women and Children.
JE&tOfBco at his residence.
V. VI5KTARD. J K. L. BCTLBB.
VINEYARD & BI7TLED,
AtVy & Coiinfellor-at-LaiT
Will rive speeial aitention to tbe eolleetion of
Claims, and all business entrusted to nis care.
RKFEUENCE3 Hon. John
It. S, btraban i Simpson, lion.
A. J. Tbejer.
Physician and Snrgeon,
OFFICE At NicboU' Drag $tore. 3
AtVy & CouneIIor-at-JLaw
Special attention given to tbe Collection of
claim,-aJso tbe bajing, selling land leasing of
Keftl KeUte, and ConrejAnciog
Justice of tbe Peace for Dallas Precinct.
OFFICE In Polk Coustt building.
Main street, opposite Court If wise. : r
W. D. JCFFHICS.lM. D.,
Physician and Surgeon,
- I2ula, Oregon. .
Special attention given to Obstetrics and
Diseases of Women. I ltf
J. 12. DAVIDSON, 1. D
Physician and Surgeon,
Indepcndenee, Oj;n. 1
T. V. B. Enibrcc. '
PIll'SICI & svnGEoiti
AMITY, YAMUILL COj OSEGON.
Attorneys k Connsellors-at-Law,
OFFICE IN THE COURlj HOUSE. 1
4T sn sniTlr
Mtonsral Connwl r-at-Law.
8 A L I'.M, OR Gti O N,
Will practice in alt the CourtU of Record and
Inferior Courts of tliiis btate.
llay den & UI y crt
AT TO RNEYS -IT- LAW,
OFFICE IJT THE COURT IIOtiSE. I
SULLIVAN & WHITS0N,
Attorneys k CounselIors-at;Law,
. .Dallas, Oregon,
Will practice in all tbe Courtiof the State. 1
J. Ij. COLIj
Attorney and Counse
Special attention given to Collections and to
matters pertaining to Real Estate. 1
Dallas. Polk County, Ogn. 1
tj. jr. ;iudiAW; ifi. JD.,
Physician and .Surgeon,
Lewlsvllle, Polk do., Ogn..
Has recently returned from the Atlantie States
. . tr. . t. ( - t . r i.-i... t--. . L . .i. I
And ofTcJs his professional services to tbe eiti
tens of the County.' j
Particular attention giren to Female Dis
a. b. KsifliiT, I , 1 w. p. Loan
Corner Commercial and State fttreeta,.
; Opposite I.add & HUsh'a Hank,
SAMiM (IHHfJOV, - ,
Will practice in the Supreme Court and. the
Circuit ' Courts of the Second and Third Ju
dicial Districts. .1 . 2tf
GEO. B. CVRRRY.
unRE & hurley;
I.AFAYGTTC - J OREGON.
E. r. BITSSBLt, .": : ; I r C, P. FCRRT,
Ileal Ettate Attorney. J ' Xutary Ihtblie,
nUSSI3.Is & FEHP.Y,
Heal Estate Qrolixra and"
lfortawast Cor. of First aud 'Washington
sBtroetaf-i',:.t .A "
PORTLAND - - - - OREGON.
Special attention giren to tbe sale of Real
Estate. Collections made is Oregon and tbe
Territories. ... v
Propertj, town lots, Improved farms, stock
ranches, lands, Ac, stta&ted in tbe best portions
of Oregon nd W. Tfur sale vu reasonable
: F- . BIATTEHON, .
Physician, Surgeon & Accoucher,
IJueua Vista, Polk Co., Ogn.
Will attend promptl to professional calls.'
J JCSMNCS LODGE No. O P
tbe Full Moon in each, month, unks tbe m ra
fulls on Saturday tbtn on tbat day, at cue
o'clock. -." ' " ,
Also, on the second Friday in -each renth
at i o'clock, P. M ', for tbe parpone of improve
ment of the Craft in Mesoory. awl for such
otber'work as the Master .may fi-om time to
time order. " . .
All Brethren in good standing are nyted to
ttend. Bt order f the U SI.
MOUK THAN 200,660 PERSONS
Bear testimony t tbe VEwnlctful Curative
IS. Effects of 2
Manufactured from the native Herbs and Boots
, V of Califoroisk, ' -ilJ
".pgr The Croat Hlood Ftwifie T::
' FOR wrwaaAivai-Ajiu i,uiwv
TO 'RHEUMATISM AND OCHJTDYrPEP-
DISEASES OF TUB: BLOOIV LIVER,
KIDNEYS and BLADDER, these BITTERS
have been most succersful. StTCil DISEAS
ES are caused by VITIATED BLOOD, mbich
is generallv produced by dragiuifc&t ft' the
DIGESTIVE OlttSAKS. i ;?
Clearse the Vitiated Bloud wherever . ju
find its Imparities bursting through the skin in
Pimples, ErupUoriS, r rcs; cleanse it hcn.
you find it obstructed , and sluggif b in tbe
veins; cleanse it whew it is foul, ad yoar feel
ings will tell you when.- Keep tlfc ilo4 Leal
thy, and all will bo well.
til-v;:; ;;'AGEXTS7::'-1 ''1 " !
Corner Pine and Sanscrme Strwts, Pan Fran
cisco, CaU and Sacramento, Cal., a4
34 Piatt pfreet, K. Y.
E. O. SLOAT, ...u .,
Carriage aitcrornnuu nfal
OjposU Stark sy"! Blaclr. .v .
21.tf , $kVEU,
MAIN STRGI3T INDEPENDENCE.
VMNE WINKS, LIQUORS AND PEG ARS
I 11 . J . . . . ft
m. nerrea io cueiomvra on fin muicv. ..v-'
This establishment does not dispense tangle
footer anything of tbat character
rtl at the Grm.
A Variety of CHAIRS, for Kttehen aud
BAW-IUDG nOTTOM CIIAiltV,
-''''-,'.' v ', -' "- - " V " j " ; --" " ' , t
i hop near Wa 5 nsi rc? U2 ill
I INVITE Till? PUBtTC TO KXAMnfB
tny stneR. I shall be plesscd.to sbw ytu
my Roodj, and hotter pleased when you bur.
; JJW;Wnr put up to order, and Repairing
done at tbe lowest cash price.