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About The Douglas independent. (Roseburg, Or.) 187?-1885 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 17, 1878)
"Independent in all things; Neutral in Nothing."
ROSBBima, OIElGrOlSr, STTJIR-2D.AJY AUO. I'Z , IS'ZS ...... i ISIo
. W. It. WILLIS,
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Itoseburg, Oregon ,
A. 2. CHAMPAGNE. FronnA.
Tlie only flrst-claes bouse m Bosebug
Kp: on the European pi an) No v.
JOHN EAST PROPRIETOR;
MANUFACTURED BY r JOIIN
Ifc.t. lio baa the article constant! on
aoda, which he will aell in quantities to just a little sloping. I keeD COU
urchasero. Give him a call. 48. . . .
Agent at Roeeburg for
KNAPP, BURUELL & CO.
CALL AND SEE
The New and Moat Complete
H S X? -3 aif Slli.
On the Pacific Coast, and the
Improved BAIN WAGON.
. AXLES, ETS.
E. J. IJOItTHRUP 4b; CO.
A. BUSHEL ME1R,
Has Permanently located '.a Roseburg,
OPPOSITE COSMOPOLITAN HOTEL,
I WILL OUA11WASTEE ALL
.Work (tone hi as Gotad!
Superior any performed in Oregon
&2S SES 8 1
AN INDUCEMENITO INCREAE-
deigned give notice that I
TUJuY WILL PURCHASE
' ' ' ,' AT THls '
Will Coujract for hll that may be
Of next season's crop, throdgb their agents,
; MESSRS. ALLEN & LEWIS,
From whom seed can be had on application
JOHN G. KITTLE, Manager.
Pacific Oil and Lead Works.
AtfZ MACHINE SUOP,
B. F. DRAKE, PROPRIETOR,
aod'iiitjles of Machinery made to order. Ma-,
all kinds of brass and Iron castings fur- ?
nishedat short notice. Also manufacturer 1
of Enterprise Planer and Matcher, aud
SUGAR PI1 MILLS
located at Sugar Pine Mountain; Postoffic
: Address, Looking Glass, Oregon
The Company owning these mills would
say they are prepared to fnrnisu the
at the most reasonable rates.
SUGAR PINE, FIR & CBDAR
Lumber always on band, and all oeraona
wishing to purchase lumber will do well to
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give as aa opportunity of filling their or
ders before going elswhere.
J .G CALLIGHAN, President.
W. B. CLARKE, Secretary & Treasurer.
Looking Glass, Ogn.,
Gcnoral llcrcliaiidiso I
CLOTHING HATS, BOOTS, SHOES,
Crockery and Glassware,
nm.i.;M Pr;a;Ana v nn '
Are prepared to give satisfaction to all.
THE SUCCESSFUL FARMER.
The successful farmer is the
one who knows how to save and
wisely apply everything about
his premises in the shape ot ma
nure. After having exhausted
every resource of his own, the
farmer can look around tor com
mercial fertilizers, it he should
Iu the first place, see
j that everything possible is saved
lt the horse stable. like this
I Rtahla tn lift Icfnit. nlaan nnl -ripnt .
t i. x .h
1 Pttve a ulu "our in ua piauK
stantly on hands a supply of saw
dust and keep the floor litt ied all
over with it. All liquids are ab
sorbed by the sawdust, and being
mixed with other ingredents, it
becomes a valuable manure. It
will heat rapidly aud become
"fire tanged" it allowed to accu
mulate too long a time. My plan
has been to haul and spread it al
most as last as made on whatevs
er field I was pasturing or intend
ed to plow for some crop. My
method with cattle has been dif
ferent. In winter I keep them m
a stable, aud have a constant sup
ply ot litter under them, sufficient
to keep them cleau and dry. In
case the accumulation of manure
gets too large I haul it away, and
sprrad.it immediately. In the day
time I let the stock run to a straw
heap iu the barnyard, which is
srmll in compass and supplied
with a pump for watering.
In the spring I pile all the ac
cumulations of the farmyard iu a
compact heap and let it remain
until after harvest, by which time
it will be thoroughly fermented
and decaj'ed. It there should be
any dry strw Remaining in the
stack,! see that it is thoroughly
mixed with the debris of the heap
so that it may be decomposed. I
usually have a mowing fieldwhich
I iutend to put in corn the -next
season As soon as this is mow-
e,i j gpread on all the manure
trom luh barnyard; 1 then pas;
iuru me ueiu nnu wOiuuiue iu nam
manure upon u during the tall
and winter, until it is covered. I
liave a trough which conduct all
the waste water fro ji the kitchen
and wash house to a receptacle
prepared to receive it immediate"
iy behind the privy. Here I have
a large heap ot sawdust and
leaves. Each day the contents of
this receptacle are poured over
this heap. Settled directly under
the privy is a tight box; every few
days the waste water 13 turned in
to then then the contents poured
over the doorpost heap.
A gentleman residing in a vi lb
age, finding that the diminution
ot his wood-piles cotinued after
his fires were out, lay awake one
night iu order to obtain, it possible
hour Wben all tionest folks Should
1. team. an operator at
work ih the yard, he cautlOUSh
, . . -Am a
iniscu uio niuuun) au. ot r ja iutj
neighbor endeavoring to get a
large log into his wheelbarrow.
"You're a pretty fellow" said the
owner, "to come here and steal
my wood while sleep." "Yes," res
pited the thief, 'and I suppose you
would stay up there, and see me
break my neck with lifting, before
y ou'd ofter to come and help me."
A Handy Cat.
A poor Irishman applied to one
of the overseers ot the poor for
relief, and unon some doubt bes
ing expressed as to whether he
was a proper object for parochial
relief, be enforced his suit with
much earnestness. "Och, yer
Honor, shure Pd be starved long
since but tar me cat." "But for
your cai? How so?" asked the
astonished oveiseer. "Sore, yer
Honor, I sould her eleven times
tor sixpence a time, and ehe was
always home before I could get
. . i . - - - -An
editor's wife never goes
through her husband's other
trowsers pockets to strike a pack-
age of love letters. Editors are
mi Llrml nnFlnihlnl man fT
the world editor
the other trowsers
NOTES AND N
Kearney is making
in tbo east.
A stalk holder th6 flower pot
Sound investraentJ-buyiufir a
The tramps are coming to Ors
A sad iron the one that is left
to loan. i
Daniel Wells committed suicide
at Salem recently.
Wheat was quoted at Eugene
City at 1 5 cents a bushel.
In Lane -county thb wheat is
found to be a better quality than
Settlers on Burch Icreek aud
Camas Prairio are busy gathering
in their sheep.
Preparation for the
is being made at the Sajem Capi
tal buildings. j . - .
The Lafayette Conner say that
the Canada thistle has made its
appearance in Yauhill county.
l nere are now Z6o insane per
sons in the Ea3t Portland Asys
;um, 70 of whom are women.
This season's export bt salmon
trom the Columbia river has thus
far amounted to a million of dol
The residence of Mrs. Sysves
ter, East Portland, was entered
and $35 dollars was taken there
Oregon crops though not so
good as usual, will make up by
the increased acreage throughout
Application for space for ex
hibitors are 'daily, belug received
by the Secretary of the State Fair
The Oiegon conference of the
Al. E. Church, will convene at
Salem, Aug. 28th, Bishop Au
J. W. Sullivan had his fore-finger
mashed oft' last week at Hub-
A. Hobson, of Sblem? wants a
wife to "wash" for him and ins
vites correspondents thrc ugh San
"The Baptist Beacon" is the ti
tle of a new paper .published at
Salem. It3 mission is to
theiuterests of that dehomiua-
- The Salem oil mills have been
again started under the manage
meut of ot George P. Grdy & Cc.
Joseph Holmau will act as supers
A freight ca attached to the
regular north bound passenger
train, recently caught .fire at
Junction and partly cousu ned by
Somebody prints a book show
ing how to get "25 cent dinners
for familes." Now let some one
write a book ou "how to get the
Lieutenant Payson has gone to
make an accurate survey !of the
Columbia river bar. He j took a
party of men with him to assist in
A special term of Circuit Court
for Jachson county, Las, been
called by Judge Prim, to "Andrew
Galvin, on the charge of cmbezs
A California paper advocates an
amendment to the Constitution,
declaring that voting is a duty
which the citizen owes to the
State, and that the : Legislature
shall pass law for its enforceraen!
On August the lOtb, an acci
dent occurred on the railroad a
short distance north of 11 rooks'
station. Aa the tram was bounds
ing alone and swinging around a
curve, a man driving a span of
mules, was discovered crossing
the track a short distance in frout
of the locomotive. The granger
f bad been hauling hay and the
coupling was long, He attempt
ed to hurry up the mules, j but it
was of no use, the locomotive
struck the hind wheels, thejdriver
went up and then came down sev-
yards away in a confused 'condi
tion, the wagon was smashed and
the mules departed for their resi
dence in the couutry.
WHY LIZZIE DIDN'T MAURY.
They were all seated together,
side by side, on the sofa in the
"Lizzie," said he, "you muet
have read my heart ere this; you
know how dearly I love you.
' Yes, Fred, she said, you have
beoh very attentive. v
"But, Lizzie, darling, do you
love me? Will you be my wife?
, "Your wife, Fred? Above, IV
things! . No, indeed; nor any Que
"Lizzie, what do you mean?
"Just what I say, Fred. I have
two married sisters. I
"Certainly; and Mrs. Hopkins
and Mrs. Skmuer have two very
good husbands, I believe, i
"So people say; but I wouldn't
like to stand in either Maj's or
Nell's shoet that's all.
"Lizzie, you astonish meJ ;
"Look here, Fred; I've had
over twentysthree sletghsrides this
winter-thanks to you and my
other gentlemen friends. Fred
winced a little here, whether at
the remembrance of that unpaid
livery, or at the idea ot Lizzie's
sleighing with the other gentles
men friends, I cannot positively
aver. "How many do you think
niy sisters have had? Not the
sign of one, either of them. Such
pretty girls as May and 'Nellie
were, too and so much attention
they used to have.
I'm fond of going to the ther.-
ter occasionally, as weli as to aj
lecture or concert sometimes, and .
I shouldn't like it, if I proposed
attending any such entertainment,
to be invanably told that times
are too hard, and that mv hns-
baud couldu't afford
lt, and then ,
to have him sneak oft alone.'
"And then, if, once in an age
ltd cimnln mnnaananrl trt ntWli
W wuvrux. wV& Uwwww&J wl IV iV Tl ILU
me anywhere in the 'evening, I
shouldn't like to be left to pick my
way along the slippery piaces, at
the risk or breakiug my neck, he
walking unconsciously by my
8ide. I'm Of a deoeudeut. clillif-UtonA
ing uature, and I need the pro-
tecti u of a atroug arm.
Lizzie, this is all nonsense.
I'm the youngest of our family
and perhaps, I've been a little
spoiled, At all events, I know it
would break my heart to have my !
husband vent all his ill-temper: on :
rest of the vorld. No, no: Fred, i
as a lover you, are splendid, and :
1 would hate awfully to give you
up. bull, ir you are
. m ma.
IS ut, before Lizzie had conclu
ded, Fred made tor the door,mut-
tering something "unmentionable
to polite ears."
"There! exclaimed Lizzie, as
the street door closed with a bang,
I knew ho was no better than the1
Let the Children Alone.
The children are children as
kittens are - kittens. A sober,
seusible old cat that sits and purs teen times as much freight can be
before the fire does not trouble carried across the Atlantic in one
herself because her ditten is dash- bfltf the time, and at an expendi-
.t I A t 1 . i.
ing here and there in a fever of
excitement to catch its ou n tail.
She sits still and purs on. People
should do the same with children.
One of the difficulties of home
education is -the impossibility of
making parents keep still; it is
witn them, out oi affection, all
watch and worry.
Under date ot August 10 the
sand lot orator addressed a large
concourse ot people in New York
City. He continues his declama.
tory anathamaa against capitalists
and says the "lecherous bondhold
ers and mortgage smashers must
go." He goes to Massachusetts
A very important question for a
yovng man or for his parents to
decide is the choice ot a profess
sion the" decission shaping hip
whole future career. In this im
portant matter there must be
caution in the decision not too i
much haste for many, very mas ;
wrethed through life in having
ii v. u r.i.iiin unit ir-1 v. nun n in i irnii ,
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mistake! their vocation.
From the Jacksonville Sentinel
of a late date the I following are
" The Coyote creek gravel-claims
located partly in Jackson county
and owned by H. Kelly & Co., '
burgainedfor by'a'nf na naed M rnnmltncrthoi. VirA
Another delay of a few days. in
the Klippei Hanna & Co. Alines,
last week? caused bv the breaking
ot the ditsh .flume, but repairs
hare again been made and piping
goes on steadily onl They have
everything in good order.
claims are situated bn Wolf croek,;Uf88edTtedc0?l?by takmS,
. r. ., r i . A Iswim. I knew the current would
uuuui live miles ironiDriiDgioae.'
The watersditch. which Is being
constructed, will be about eight
oi ten miles in length. Their
mine is known to b yery rich.
Preparations are being made at
the mines ot Bybee, Hawkett k
Co. tor the commencement of
work on their new ditch. C. J.
Howard went down last Monday
to make the survey, after which
the digging of the ditch will be
gin. Lt will be about three miles
in length aud the water will be
taken trout Limpy creek.
Piping continues -at the mines
owned Chiuaman Lin, on Apple
gate, aud from appearances they
2an work tors me time yet, and
their supply of water may last uns
til the Winter rains begin. They
generally clean up once a mouth
at these mines, and they have res
al,zea upwards ot $1UU per, day.
At the Sterling mines pipiug
has been suspended tor the season
and they are now engaged in mak
ing a clean-up. They have wash
ed au immense, amount of gravel
8inte commencing work and their
v . - "tr" "
nnnd:nr iftrfyp Y5 "
t - e - - - '
. The gravel creek ditch and
mining Company, whoso works
, are in Josephine count, are'pross
. , ,.1
anntini TTrvrlr rn Ihoin Hitih and
twelve hands now helntt emnlovs
ed. This ditch is to be twenty-
twree miles in length, and will
convey water from Grtve creek
ou the rich era vel beds at Brims
cmlnh. Hhnnt four milAn woaf
Gf the'stage road.
John Cimborsky rctnrned from
Beaver creek last Sunday, where
,ne taa Deen engaged j tor some
time past in digging a tunnel for
the Elkhorn mining coraDanv.
Tho tunnel is low about a
in length, but
week, while at
one aay iast
work an immense volume ot wa
ter commenced coming down
from overhead at a point between
where Mr. Cimborsky was at
work and the opening of the tun
nel, placing him in rather a peril
ous -position. He succeeded iu
'getting out safely, however, but
work will be suspended for a
The progress made in naviga
tion by ocean steamers is far more
surprising than most people are
aware. At the present day nt-
;re oi tesuan u.ae
much fuel as in 1840. This has
been shown by a comparison of
the data of recorded averages of
the steamship Britanica 1840 and
and the steamship Britanica in
The free lauus of the for West
are being taken up and settled
this year to a most gratifying de
gree, in the face ot the bvercrowa
ded mechanical departments of
metropolitan life. Several mill
ions more acres of homesteads
have been entered for settlement
at the various land offices than
m 1876 and 1877, and still the
Western movement continues in
Since the return ot Dom Pedro
4a Dnnmtl 1asa lina kaAn a rvinafdl r
OTeruauung ui iuo puuuu vivo
and a cutting down of expenses.
One colonv of 700 people had on
its list ot paid government officials
vt i a as " w - -
a director, au eogineer, a music
teacher, a dancingmaster,and fiva
nadwives. In other districU bsots
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. a T-a 1 a.
Deen created. ' Ketrencnment
vu orur oi me uy.
Speaking of gall'remar&ecl an
eastern oriater last evening in a
C street beer saloon, "talking of
solid cheek, I never saw a, man
who had mora of it than Pete
13 livens, of KansaB City. Three
in 1872. One night in July it
was so hot that if you'd chuck
water on the side of a house it
would sizz like eo much hot iron,
we cdnclu6!eo!f6"go do wli aaH
sleep on one of the ; timber rafts
on the river. Well we got on the
raft with our blankets. Just before
turtrftog in Pete Blivens said he
j swim. I knew tbe current would
. , , 1, , . , , .
snaicu mm ngnt unaer, out aian 1
want to give bim any advice and
! he dived off the end of the raft.
The under-tow caught .and sent
him out ot sight in about three
secouds. As : soon as we saw ho
was drowned me and the other
chap went tor his! effects. We
found $8.50 in his pants pocket
and an old watch. We took 'em up
town and soaked the clothes for
$9 and sold the watch for $12.
Then we went round town on a
sort of a jamboree and spent the
the money. About 5 o'clock in the
morning we were drinking up the
last dollar with some of the boys
at the Blue Cornerj when who
should walk in but Pete hlraselt
in an old suit of clothes that he'd
borrowed off a man three miles
down the river. And hang me if
he didn't demand his clothes, and
the next day he was round duuu
ing us for the paltry $8.50.
j -' -Fasbion
Sleeves are still made to fit the
j -1 -
arms closely, aud have very amall
cuffs; if any. j r
Soft faeings ot barred crirfoline
muslin are used in silk skirts in
stead of stift wigging
Black net mit8 ,re nnw nnurers:
sally adopted and are a comfort in 00 a door in the Sreat temph of
the way of both economy and.Ligmoto, a scene showing first a
Lace bonnets for ioung
to wear on tun dress occasions in
the summer are made in baby
shape ot else regular capotes.
A jabot of loops of narrow ribs
. it i ' -
bon is set down , one side
apron ftont of dresses.
times these loops are many color
Baeques are becoming quite
snort, in ironi, exienuiug not
more than five or six! inches be
-i . . f a '.'. .
low the waist line. They remain
very long behind.
Mery small buttons
used again on dre-s waists. The .
leading modests use small jet but-1
tons shaped like a shoe buttons
uui wUt iu iUwwib,iui uittwi urwwSwj.
A good looking Irishman, stops
ing at a hotel to warm himself,
inquired of the landlord, What is
the news? The landlord disposed
to run him, replied, They say the
devil is dead. An' sure, said Pat,
that 8 news indade.
he went to the bar, laid down a
few coppers and resumed Lis seat.
The landlord, a ways xeady for a
castomer.asked him what he wan-
ted. -Nothing at all, 1 said Pat.
Why,theu did you put this money
here? An sure, sir, its the cus-
iuui uiuw wuuujf, wueu ,
few coppers f jr the wake.
id you ever dabble in stocks?
88se a iawer 01 nw?Ress wno
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native land to this asylum of the!
free. -Well, yes, I got my footl
in em once, in the old country,
was the reply. (
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Not a freight team has passed ,
t Myers and Smith, has! deterred
others from passing
Patagonia is a very
country. Lt climate is the coldest.
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its men the tallest, and its wo
men the ugliest specimens of the
human race. This dehightfuij
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important in consequende of .the
w . w ,u a w wvuiu w c i w .
recent arecoyery or gold therein.
the Bose City and! Umatilla! wrwneiana
. nniCJClr aslfftfl? VVhW fathom nrkx .
for over a nnntb. The .w
j fate of McCoy, MdLaugh- :
tiop picking will be com men 2s
ed about the first of Septomber.
Puyallup valley will then present
a very lively scene. ' "
. Mr. ChaHes Chancey lias bean
appointed Superintendent of the
1'uget- Sound Steam Navigation
Company's lino, with headquar
ters at Tacoma. , :
The night watchman, on th? i-ail-road
wharf at Seattle took a cold
bath oFthe whart techet night.
He was in full dress, so; no city
ordinance waj violated, ;
The Olyrapia Stdruhrd says the
receipt of the Olympia Tenino
Railroad have been; from 30 to
: $50 per day ever since it w3 open-
1" vv wuoucoo, au as me ci;jeu
gea of operation do not exceed $1
i aj 3
! Per aaJ' a very rair margin 13 left
Engineer curry and party of
twelve men started fiom Seattle"
Thursday to survey the roate for
the new ten mile extension of the
Seattle and Walla Walla Rail road
The grading i3 tocommenco im
mediately on the completion of
the survey. " '
As we go to press, says the
Tribune, a fire started in the tallen
timber and slashed brush near the
wharf lately used by the Sea'ttle
CoI. and Transpoatatiou Co., at
the junction of the city with Bell
fown, is spreading tosuch a dev
gree as to threaten the "dwellings
j in the vicinity. -
The steamer Olympia arrived at
Seattle Thnrsday afternoon, and
proceeded to Tacoma, wher sho
will remain until her return next
Tuesday. Under this arrangement
she will only make ivto trps a
week beiweeu Tacoma 2nd J?or
Townsend, going no farther . up
the Soand than the former prt.
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"The Darwinian thecrv ezisted
long before Darwin saw the iightJ
A Japan corrspondent says that
h 8 wrought in inlaid wood.
monkey, then an ape. then a gor-
rilla, and so on up by gradual dev
velopment until the final one of
the series was a pertact mar, sur
rounded by elephants and curious
birds. The door was several hun-
of the,areu years oia-
The cruelty of which a Wiscons
sin wife complains, in her suit foe
divorce, is that her husband tiedt
iitsr HKL'iire v STii i snnTPn nor noan
The defense is that she bleached
her black hair to lemon color by
the use of acid, tnd that he deem
ing such - a thing highly scandal
ous, took the only means of uns
doing what she had dene. He says
that he bought a wis for her. imv
nutating her natural hair,' eo that
her bare head might be concealed
while nature was remedying the
Eight wheelsbairows for the
accommodation of the intoxicated
were delivered in Dundee, Scot
land, a fortnight ago. Each bar-
row is shaped like a coffin, moua
ted on double springs, and is &)
inches wde at the top and 24
inche9 at the toot. -There is -a '
box on top on which the inebn-
ate or insensible passenger wiii
rest. Ifis painted red inside and
dark ; green outside: while, the
arc stenciled in
A gentleman in Massachusetts
being threatened with a conta
geous disease, said to his little
, ' IUUUU.
coin him. , v a. ' i .
Z me :
tight, you'll catch the scarlet tov
ver. Willie, standing back, look-'
ed m amazement upon his father,;'
1 he Brooklyn Union-Argus
finds on the reverse side ot the
new silver dollar "an- eagle ia'
a 8Pasm as it had been exposed
two nous in an amateuur shoot-
mg match. -
New York City possesses two
lepers. They occupy apartments,'
a aa a-aua il v j i iiimi imi a n o
" J . vM aa
JNew YorkT man and ti e oth