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" Independent in all thinrrs ; Ieiitpal in olhinr.M
B.OSBBUHa. OLEO-OISr LTTJID ' J"TJ3STB.i 1878.'
Physician,' Sfafgedn & Aecouclier
Next door to the Poetoffice, Oakland.
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'.N 1 ' WILLIS, .
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Attorney and CounaelorafLaw.
t. "Tli VnTy" first-class hoae In .Rosebug
. Kfept s 6n the European pIan)Nov.' . "
., -? Agent at Rosebnrg for
KNAPPr J3URRELL & C0.
. . M "'.r .CALL AND SEE
' , The New and Mostf Complete 4
o n ci? - Dan ids si
On the Pacific Coast, andbe
THE VEPvY BK3T OF FLOUR
f, ' , -Cracked Wheat, Graham. Flour,
' : and Cornraeal '
' Tilled pn ahort notice, and oil most liberal
rma. - . JONES &OATE6E.
SUGAR PINE MILLS
J.ocaiUj ut Sogat Piiie Mouatain; Postoffic
1 Address, Looking Glass, Oregon
fc-iCarnpanyownt5:gle8e Ciills would
, :tj xvj are prepared fnrnish the
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-5 .', i ; At the moat reasonable rates. : ; '
. , : ; STOATrpiNb, -ws, & ? Cesar
' -J Lumber always on hind, and f afl jperson
e wishing to purchase lumber will do well to
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: . give n an oppirtunity of filling .'their or
: den befdSp oing elawhere .
, . - J'.OCALLlaHAN,lVe8i(Wnt. 1
, - , W B. CLARKE,SecreUry & Tfeaaarei1.
. - v: -;tt f iSALEM.-JREGON ?
. eTEAM ENGINES, SAW MILLS.GRIST
MiRs, Reapers, Pumps, and all kinds
y0f AJajLiaepy made to order. M&
ftired at a short nptjee., 1 Pattern;
max -...M'jne ia all its rarious forms, aud
all kinds of brass end-Iron castings Tur
" nihe4 at short cottce.1 Also manufacturer
of Enterpriss Plaaer and tSIatcheV and
Stickers and Sharpers. : - x . . ,y t
LAITB 017 EES:
EVERY LAND OWNER
Should Secure the Patent to his Land and
Have it Reco-ded.
lURING HIS PRESENT TERM OF
oke the undersJjrned will rscorU
patents at the following REDUCED Ratent
to-wit: Donation Patents, $1, and Pre emp
tion and cash patents 75 cents.
Send the money with the patents and
r bare your titles made permanent as the
laws require. L?L. WILLIAMS 5 4
County Clej Y Ionjri county, Ogu.
' VILLIAM COCHRAN, v
liooking Glass, Ogn., "
DSiXEB IN ,
General Merchandise I
CLOTHING HATS, BOOTS, SHOES,
:s ; Crockery and Glassware, -
Groceries, Provisions, Tobacco
Auu Cigars. ' ' )
Are prepared to'gie satisfaction to all.
HAVE SUFFERED FOR SEVEN
'years, from the effects of a cold;saSr
ed death a, hundred times. , r In lact I hate
- prayed for doath to relieve me of my pa'n.
have been under the treatment of the
eading '-Physicians of Oregon and Califor
nia But receiving od benefit from them, I
had given up in dipfiair thinking there was
no relief for me in this world until prsua-
Kv friend's to try Mrs. Dr. B. A. Owens.
land. I consented to try once more;
.Tith no hopes of relief. Ihadnotbeen
.uder her trratment one wetk until I began
to improve rapidly. I went under her treat
. raent last .larch and was there three
months. Thanks to her I am well a pain,
and life is a pleasure to me once more. It
is n w over four months since I stopped
her treatment and still I feel well; anrgaioi
ng in; strength every uay. I would ad
; vicnall sickly women t to give her a fair
trial and I , assure them they will not
ffejtret it; for mortal tongue can not express
Py jrratitude to her. Ettie Cakt,
PATFATETTE Yamhill Co Or.. Oct. 25.
WT7. "piper; :
1 unasteg' Baildinp:; First .street
' risen and Yamhill. Portland.
- . ;t; a. taylor. ;
' OFFICE Railroad D'pVt,"
OAKLAND : : ' OREGON
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This establishment is the . !
Best in the State !
- and connected with it is a large v
WAGONfYARD WITH' FINE SWtO ROOk
Capable of-accommodating an;, umbt
t horses and wagon.
BEST OP HAY AND. GRJK
Always in . fall supply at living prices
And No Oue 19 Allowed to Of"
Away .Dissatisfied. ?
r Don't fail to giye,us a callj for we ar 0 ,
termined to suit Von.. Ijy quantity, quality
and prices. WRKiUT & CAULON,
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" OREGON AND-CALIFORNIA
THROUGH TO SA!2 ! FHAMCISCO
The Quickest, Safest and Easiest
v Route !
. STAGES LEAVE ROSEBURG
L-very day at G A. M ,'makhiir quick connec
tion at Reading with the -cars of
- ' C. & O. R. R.
;Kor full particulars and passage npply
" X BUTTON & PERKINS, Agents.
V'sTTT cat mflf money faster t wor
A;VI.U. for us than anything lsie.Cap
ital not requirfd; V9 'will" i?Tart you. $12
per day at Jf smerroade hy the industrious.
Jien, women, boys acd girl wanted very
where to work !r us. rov is tli-time,
l-ostly: outfit and terms Tree. AdOress &
TRUE & Co, Augusta, Maiue.
u f ROSEBURG, OREGON
BUTTO &PRKIXS, "Props.
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FIRST-CLASS HOUSE IN THE CITY
tDepot ;of tjba.C. Sl O. Stage Co
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Well-furnished Sleeping .Apartments, The
1 j t - iiest ot tJedaana tne most atten
'.' i " 'Y 6t Housekeepers, and a
Table Supplied with the Best of
V K r'-'Everythi ng.
ST AGS FOR KfrDDING 'M
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Leave the house every day on the arrival
the cars from Portland. . . -
The traveling public, anf all who favor
as with their patronage, can rest assured
that they will be entertained in the best
possible manner. f L. HU I LON
r-- ' - C. PERKINS.
JUCHARDS & ROGERS, Proprietors.
JTOTI KTSaS," Of AL
KINDS, MADS TO 0EDE3
of tLe Famous
Scatter Coolc Stoves
PARLOR STOVES.BOXl STOVES,
TMmiM f ataa?ta
E0LLOW WARE, ETCJ, ETC..'
Front st, bet. Main and Madison
; " Portland, Oregon!
Ciuua' tnta Ctxrm.
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S. MAEKS & CO. ,
" WHOLESALE AND EETAtL DEALEKB IS
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Gene jal Her chndise
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: f 5 ? Have constantly on hand ?; ; )
GROCERIES A!iD PROYISIOriS
WINES, LIQUORS & CIGARS, T '
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Wool and Produce
Of every description
'lis oi 137 k "32 or
1 m m AID
Highest Cash Price Paid for them,
otf , s. marks CQ. ;.'
THE ENGINEER'S STORY.
EBEN E. REXFORD.
Yes, sir, I do believe in ghosts.
VVell, sir, because I saw-one.
Tell you about it? Well, I will
if you'll sit -down and listen. It
isn't-munch to" tell, but it was a
good deal to see you can juet bet
your liteand,! never goby, the
place when 1 see .it without ' It els
ing krid 'o scary. . - .,
Lem' me ee. 7 'Twas'in 1860.
I .was jist beginnin my work on
his road that year. I d' been on
a road out west, but a Hend,got
Pie the position here . that 1 have
kep ever sence. . ;- , , ? .
It was a rainy, disagreeable day
when the? aftair L'm tgoin to tell
you about happened. . Jest one o
them days that makes' a felUr
eel blue, in spite ot himself, an
i0 can't tell why neither, 'less he
ays it all to the weather.
I don't know what, made me
fee!, so bnt it seemed as there was
danger ahead ever after we left
Wood's" station. And what made
it seem so curious was that the
'eelin of danger came on me all
at once. It was ie3t 4 o clock, as
near as I can tell. Anywaj', jest
about the time when the down
express must have got 6ately by
he place where what I am goin
to tell you about happened, I'was
astandin with one hand on the
ever a-lookin ahead through the
drizzlin rain, feelin chilly an
kinder dovvn heaated, as ,1 have
said, when all of a 6uddeu the
idea came over me, that somethin
was wrong somewnere. It took
hold of. me an I -couldn't git rid
ot it, nohow; 1 knew that all was
right with the engine. But that
feelin that the're ? was danger
aht ad ne ver let up once rafter i t
got into ni3 head Queerswasn't
it? Bnt 'twas so. I could't ac
account for it attcr I toniid out
there was aunger,-just at I telt.
an I h; m't never beeu able to ac
count for it since.'
It got dark early, on account
of the fog an rain; it was dark as
pitch afore we left Ilol brook,
which was: the last station we
passed afore we come to the
place where I see the ghost. .
1 never telt so queer in my lire
afore, said Jimmy, the fireman to
me, all of a sudden. . 1
As I was feelin queer myself,he
kinder startled ir.e, sayiu.what he
Why, what do you mean? said
I without letting on that I was
uneasy.-. . .. ; '. -, '-, ?
Do know, only I feel as 4f
something was goin tot happen;
said Jimmy. '
That was just as I felt an I told
him so, and we talked about it
till wo both got figetty.
There's a pretty sharp curve
about twenty miles trm Hol
brook. -The road makes a curve
round a mountain an the river
raps below you, about lorty foot,
or sich matter. K It's a pokerish
lookin place when you happen to
be going oyer it and think what
would come it the ram should
pitch over the bluff mto, the
river. - .". " .. -";
We got to the foot of the
mountatu, and all at once I saw
suthin right ahead in the bright
light of the enije. We always
ruu slow round the cure an could
see distinctly. s My hair nz right
up, I tell ye, ter what I see was a
rr.au a-standm right in the mid
dle of the track. wvii hie hands,
and I grabbed hold of the lever
and whittled dowu breaks, an
stopped the train as fast as ever I
can, tor ye see I thougnt ii was
a live man. Jitnmyhe see it toa
and tiirued rouud to me with 0
scart tace, for. he thought he'd be
run over. "
But I began to see it wasn't
flesh and blood man afore the
train came t a stop, fer it eera
ed to glide right along over the:
track, kceptu jist so fer-ahead of
MvGoi I it's a ghost, cried
Jimmy, a erabbin me by the arm.
You can see right . through him
And we could: ? , ,
Yea, sir, we could. When !
come to ntte it. the nsur
aneau 01 us was kiiiu in uyav iiusuu nu ni ;iuu iuu uian ins ni . u .
lookin'Hhing,W only huli' hidlrari3;- lie v.as found tWo l' r f 1 were about
anythit g that vVas behitMi'ir. Btn? uc-eks at'tes wanls, but. he wad as ..$000,000,000 aud his crcdi
it was just as much lifce a man ar.dtad abe late Juiius Cassar tors will realize $000,000,000.
l .. .1 j. .. ! .1 a c
j you be ana you'd Vfiay the as
thing if you'd see it. 1 ' j C
wThe (tain stopped:
An .iher what dft-Vno think
J happened? -r n., - , v. -'
-? )Yell.8,r' tfyrt -hPfc'gj:9w w. uttetnUqce wa large, and those
thinner nd lh!Cer nil it seemed who 4 egent rt h
to blend ritrht in with the tojg'An . . 1 . i . - Al
fat thing W knw it wa gone. j themselves to . their
It was a ghost t said Jimmy, in heart's content. J udga Boise de-
a' whisper t I, knowsuthin wia hvered the :main peech of the
g;oing,to happen cause J. felt, so dayand .from it,, aa it appaurs
3-wAKeLL - , f r, , n the Statesman, we make the fol-
They enter crwdiff up ft) firwl ;f
out 'why I stopped' theirafn ktf l lowing extrwstsf
swear I never telt so .footish'tisj When, ly the diffasion of gjeu
did then for I knew' they'd idnVeral knowledge, farmers bt gan to
believe me, andthey'd tbiuk I
was crazv or 'drnnk. " ' "
He sea' it tan. rfuH. T nftntnoi
to Jimmy. -1 .-: (trolling and managing their own
Yes, fore God, I did eaid Jim ! affairs succestuly, and ot ex ji t
my. ,; - , . ling and influencing the affairs of
i This is aJpretty'businesf, said : government. As trade and com-
the conductor. 1 am surprised utiruerce ueyeiooeu, muse wuuvu
you, Cont.ell,' for-T thoughi- you
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were a man 01 sense; -' ,
- I t hought so too," aez . I, bul I
can't help what J see. ? If I was
dyin this. minnit I'd swear. I see a
nan ou . the track,,or at least" the
ghost of one,, T I thought 'twat
a real man when I whistled.
An so would I, answered Jim
, The conductor' couldn't help
seem that we was in earnest, an
believed what we said.
Take a lantern, and go along
the track,' sez he to some ot the
men. . ..
An thev did. f v .
An what : dv you ,spose thev
found? ' .. - :! '
They found the rails all fore up
jest at the spot where the tiaiu
'ud a shot over the bluff mt', the
river4if it had a gone on.
Yea,' tltiey found that, and I
tell you there were some solem
lookin laces when-it got among
the passenges how neor they'd
been to de. th.
A Carpon paper says
question was put to a fine
ing Indian this morning.. Mr. Lo
h ad a. Vr igh tsol ored . pap poose i n
his arms (a rather unusual occur
rence with native Americans)atid
he was h.oking. intently on the
racial lineaments of the young
stranger. He hoked up only as
Indian ch look and aid. "Don't
know, just lo'kintr lo seo. My
mahula-heap likum white fellow;
boy too dam white to suit Injur.
No matter, ; he grow un some day
make him (iuhner, -all same
Broadho:ns. v leichsbitn : a little
teach hi in h w to steal cattle:
Buhner. d nH want to, know
much anyu.w; and then tho ni l
h a ia ca m e al o 1 g -? a u d! t h e y o u n g
lAmeticau statesman was .flung
;into her Iap.V"i'-M'iHv.-t'J :-
A Loug llide.;
At Prospect jt Park, rooklyn
i'tralto, thet Mexican began at 4
o'clock an att.em pt A 1 torrid e 305
m;les in 15 hburj He. made the
first one hundred rniles itf 4 hours
aud l20f minutes He lchanged
horses veyery 'mije'jPhe j- las test
mileras made 1 fn 5 mitiutes atid
13 ..secoriaiTiDue hnndred &ud
filty nine. miles', were covered in
7; hours audO ininutss.! A horse
having stepped on Peralto's ftot,
he stopped to bathe it. He com
pleted 20J i). iles at 1:50 r. m.;
30 J miles at 7 PiM , wIhii the 15
houts hud expired, but continued
riding until he had made the ay
pointed 305 miles, which he ac
complished at 7.40 p.!m., doing
the last mile in 5 minutes and 41
seconds. The ' rain of the "after
noon made the track lira vy, and
but for this the teat would doubt
less have been accomplished.
He Didn't Walk, l
A New Jersey man, ot an in
ventive turn of mind, undertook
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to accomplish the biblical teat of
walking on water. Ha had made
two immense India' rubber shoes
"mflated.with air. . Then he went
ubwn to the river, buckled on hi-
r-iigbt shoes, art! succeeded in
walking fifty yards, and was raak-.
iig bravely lor the opposite shore!
when he waj -truck vby a stiffj
breeze aud lost his balance. His !
' neaa went uovyn and ms leer re
mained above water, and fifteen
nimlites later -a couple ef euh
ners vignting the huge shoes,m:s-'
took jnem : ior. a couple ot am-ict
phibious luousters, and ridt
uieuv wstn nucKsnot. lnis
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A GRANGE PICNIC.
The Grange, picnic near Salem
last Friday, was a grand succesa
Jn ever jr particular. The number
be educated,, they . became more
jcapable ot intelligently judging
ot their own interests ami con-
gaged in such enterprises began
to associate themselves together
to regulate the price of products,
control freights aud otherwise
regulate the business in which
they were engaged. These asso
ciation i are sometimes called
boards of trade, and these boards
are usually! composed tf men of
wealth and influence, who desire
internal improvements, such as
railroads and peuihg of rivers to
na'vigatin. These are in the io
terest of the producer. They aiso
so desire to manipulate matters as
to buy the products of the ta&n
at low rates aud stl) at high n-tes,
and to make large profits on .the
machinery they sell to the farmer.
This is not in the interest of the
producer. For many years these
men have had their own way in
such matters, and have held their
power over the tarmmg commun
ity;. 15 at the spread of know ledge
bas now reached the remotest parr
of the world, and farmers can
now" inform themselves as well
an the business man. It is one
grent object o( the (irangeto col
lect and distribute information for
tne benefit f farmers so that the.
may act intelligently -in disposing
of their products" and purcha-mg
, . ; . f p
what is necessary in transacting
their buineHs. For this purpose
agncu 1 1 u ral u e wfpape rs a re need
ed, fanners nee.l to collect nd
hold their " products until then
know their valu, and to co-operate
in buying , machinery and
other necessities. To "the influ
ence ot the Grange was due the
maintenance of the P. P. T. Co.,
and: that their single boat had
kept freights down to a reasona
ble figure, which has acutually
saved the farmers of the Willam
ette valiey so tar $600,000. The
speaker referred to the influence
of the Gr;i ge on the legislation
ff the tate, and attributed to it
the continued tree navigation
through the locks at Oregou City,
't he t Grange, he said, U not aud
should not be a political organi
iz ition, but it should be a great
social and moral power, r The one
great object is to lfiiprove the or
dition ot the agricultural classes'.
This ts a work worthy ot our
greatest endeavors. i
It is absurd to assume that
manual labor is derogatory to the
dignity of a lady. The idea is
based upon mere vanity, and leads
to idleness and all the evil ten
dencies thereupon. It betrays ig
norance of human nature and of
the prime factors of human hap
piness and is condemned alike by
history and common sense. Horn
er tells ot Priucesses drawing va
ter from the springs, and washing
with their " own hands the finest
linen of their families.
The Oregoniau is very busy just
now Slutting and nosing around
among all the dung hills from
Yamhill to Poker-jam,Tsmelling
out: the Mitchell men, whom it
dubs as "traitors to their coun
try." I That isr a pretty heet for
6uch business; forsooth; where
can a- human being be found
more imbued with the spirit of
treachery; more 1 ready to deliver
the country (east of the Ca-cade
mountains) to the enemy, thau
.tu3 -editor ot tne vreqonian: nis
pa3t coarse proves it Mr. Mitch
ell's course- proves ? that he hs
made a maniy strug-gle m detense
tlip auuutty; jLaiorian.
C.-.,., Wallrpr wpot. infn banlr-
DEMOCRACY VS. UEPTJBL1CANIS3I,
' - Number Two.
In . article number j one, ire aK
luded to the fact that! the Demo
cratic party's leading -tennet of
political faith is the '- advocacy '..of
measures which are, or may seem
to be popular. From the con
ception of that party during
Washington's administration, and
bore at the nomination of Jeffer
son for J. he, Presidency, and chris
ten ed ,Re pu b li ca n at j th at t i m e
but nosv called Democratic it
has ever nought uiid moniaily
bowed to public opinion as the
ruost sure way of getting into
power. In obedience to iho .be
i est of the war spirit that had
not subsided after the revolution;
that party, un der, Sia tes Rights
doctrines, rose up in joposUion to
Federal autliority and refused to
obey, the excise law ot .Congress,
iu what is known as he f "W hiiU
key Rshell.ou.'' the prime mov
ers in ' which were . Imerhbers-of
those "Democrat Societies"; that
gave Washington so j much trou
ble during . his administration.
The Eurr conspiracy, ja few years
after, was only the legitimate off
spring of their pernicious doc
trine, "States Rights,!' a fact'that
Jeffe son well knew as was
evinced by trie great leniency
with which he prosecuted those
bold conspirator against the
peace and-, harmony jof the gov
ernment. . i ,
Again, in 1812 Mr. , Madison
was , electee , ...President by and
through the popular hue and cry,
".Free Trade and Sailors' Rights"
-a war with England followed
as the result, and after the loss of
thousands of lives and millions
A,t- money, was , yet to be settled
,; 1 i-i :
by diplomacy the war did not
1 , '
iieiermins one way or tne oilier
the "KigLt "of Search;" but the
Demociacy was . covet ed with
"glory" Tho South Carolina
Nullification was auother child of
that p jstileutial, trouble breeding
logrna, "States Rights1;" And
again, in 1844 a 'Democrat Presi
dent was elected on the "Annex
ation of Tex-is" i sue.; War.vvith
Mexico was the consequence;
Democracy was again enveloped
in a mantle ot '.'glory," and thou
sands of lives t were : sacrificed,
millions of money, spent , and hu
man slavery propogated. ., ;
i States Rights again; croped out
1 n 154 w hen Mr. - Douglas !ntr.-
d u cod h is VKa n sas a n d Ne bras k a'A
bill for thel repeal xo theMis
souri Compromise." , ;
. The border trouble followed,'
and "Popular Soverneighty," ahs
oher uame for States liights, was
the feather used -to ' tickle the
nose of the lethergic populace
and aroiTse'th eTrT to J quickened
life, and enthuse the faithful.
And last but not least, in I860,
upon the election of Mr. Lincoln
io the Presidency, the States
Rights doctrine ot t Democracy
caused the tree of discontent to
bloom and bear tho bitter fruit of
secession; and febiiiiou with all
dire consequences followed. The
friends of the' Union were de
nounCfcd; the measures inaugural
ted by the new administration for
the purpose of maintaining in
tact, . were- declared unconstitu
tional and void;; and everv con
ceiyable obstacle ' thrown in the
way by the majority of that par
ty. The systam ofyfinajnee adop
ted wa3 opposed : as "unconstitu
tional," while at the . same tinre
theirfriends and allies m the. ses
ceeded State;wero? waging war
to dstroyit.l They discouraged
vol u n teeri og, .fled fromjthe draft,
secreted deserters, and boldly
avowed the cause of the aeceed.
ed States to be just- and right;
and sympathised with them as a
persecuted people strugglirlg3.to
throw ofl the yoke of! ;tyannv
imposed upon them by; a cansti
No bird is actual ly ori the wiog.
The wings are ou the bird.' "
THE INDIAN WAR.
. A Boise City dispatch of Jcne
9th has the following concerning
the Indian war in Idaho:
Yesterday t afternoon Captairf
Harper's company- of volunteera
came across about sixty Bannock
Indians, -.seven miles east of South
- Mountain, who attat ked him. He
was compelled to retreat, the In
diaus.following him seveii ,mil3,
killing four white men atid two
Piute scouts and wounding" Thos.
Bones; also one man hiiss'cg and
several horses killed; and .-wound
ed. ; Harper . expec- teiqtorce
ments this rooming, 5 and then
will return to the field and reccv
er the dead. " ' . . V -
Reports state that the hiila are
full ot Ind:ans; men and arms are
needed at once... Reinforcement
wre ;ent. from .Silver City 'and
anoth'er fight was expected to lake
placa today. -"M :Y
, A messe"uger: has arrived at
Silv(?r City fromJCaptam5fiarper's'
com tu'and, who brings the news
that 0. H. Purdy, John Poesy, J.
New coinb and Christopher Stens
der, suid also two Pinfe scouts,
were killed. : Harper retreated to
Stein.',. .... Reinforcements Laving
joi:.ed Harper, he moved for tlie
enemy,- who appeared nuraeroua.
On receiviug this intelligence the"
U overnoi' ordered a mounted;
company from Idaho City to res
port here.for disp itch to the front
Newconib, one. of ihe party! re
ported Inlledrreports that no "lees
thanv eight Indians were-killed,
but as the Indians had possesion
of; the field no bodies were found.
Newcomb andvposse had to take
to "the brush, and made for South
Mountain. ; - . ' J
'Further "Jrepbrts. -from ; -Boise
City and other points go td show
that a general Indian war 'is con
sidefed incvilabler The "Innians
are massing itgreat' tinmbers irr
the lava beds, and are made up'
of desperate "characters' from all
tribes. Troops are being hurried
to the front from every possible'
direction, but the Indians will do"
a'great deal ot damage and com
mit many1 murders before sure
rounded by troops. ' Ant then1
the Indians;-when confined to the
lava beds, will ' fight at least a
month beforo they1, 'surrender,'
meanwhile many a soldier will be:
killed. : Our readers remem'b'ef
the history of Captain 'Jiick an
the lava" beds in Southern Oreaon
aLd Northern .California, and caiv
understand the present situation
and appreciate the ' chances for a
prolonged It.diau war when they
learn that Captain Jack's strong
holdiwas as iotmpg Vur comparis
son to that' tibwat the com maud
ot the t hostile . Indians 4 of idahoV
The lava ueds are more; extensive
and! rougher in character within
their i limitsrf there sis aplenty ot
wood, it water, Sgrasa; and: ganc o.
The Iudians,:thereforf,s cannot bo
starved outi but must he whipped
' :' ' j. . Aphorisms. : .
J:': Do not: delight ioj-the misfor
tune of -others tor ryoU' know not
at what moment you, may falb
? Have a settled purpose in life'
and if:iH befi honorallenit wilt
bringyour reward.. . .
Following many .Vocations' has
ruined the life of many men.-
: Practice economy: and? industry
and success is yours. : '
AH sorrows ' and joys , are but"-
tempoTary, so aim ' higher thart
them - i i z;'' '
: .' There is but QnKStb.Sg that if
sure On earth and that is death;
There" isJv that" S n eome men i
which, if riot chilled by adversity-',
would give to J the world grand
thoughts. 1 ':'."
' ' : A Compliment
That was a delicate 1 compli--ment
a seven year bfd Milwaukee'
boy paid his mother ' tne other
evening. "The; family ; were dis
cussing at "the supper table the? ,
qualities ' which -go tohiake a'
good wite: -No ion thought that
the I'.ttleilelloW; had ben listen
ing,, or could understand tha talk
t.ijl. he leaned over the ta$le and
kissed bit J ma " aiid"' 'said; 'Ma
when I get birilt I'm going
to marry a Jaayjas't like you
"1 -'if -