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SATURDAY............ ...AUG 24, 1878
COOS BAY MOVING AT LAST.
Elsewhere we publish the pro
ceedings of a meeting lately held
at Tooa Bay, tbe purpose ol
which receives our unqualified
endorsernent. We have one re
gret to express, however, and that
18 that the citizens of Coos couris
ty have been so slew in deciding
upon the course to follow in a
matter in which they are so deep
ly interested, and upon which de.
pends alone the early and permit'
nent development of the valuable
. repources of that county. Ojr
readers in Coos rhuet remember
that last year we devoted much of
our .space in advocacy of the
proposition embodied in the rcs
olutions adopted at the meeting.
Ve received but few words of
"encouragement from Coos county,
and the newspaper there, by its
queer course, retarded our ef
forts to awaken public interest in
an enterprise which must be ac
complished before Coos Bay can
become the shipping point for
which Nature intended it. Had
the same step been taken by the
citizens Of Coos Bay one year
ago it is quite likely the Congres
sional . aid needed would have
been secured at the last session ot
Congress together with the
amount that was appropriated tor
the survey now about to com
mence. But we forget our former
disappointment, and expect much
to result from the efforts of those
who have the management of the
enterprise in charge. Tbey will
receive all the encouragement we
possibly can give them, and
every effort made by them in the
interest of the measures proposed,
so essential to the rapid advance
m-ent and continued prosperity of
Doug1a3 and Coos counties, will
received what help we may have
to extend to sustain them until
they become accomplished facts.
. All in Southern Oregon are inter
ested in the improvement of the
Coos Bayanjl Ooqui lie ports, and
it bus timo ami again been ac
knowledge as a settled fact by
those wl o know, that a railroad
from this place to Coos Bay would
henefit all that portion of the
State south of Eugene; and we
can assure: the committee that
the people of this and other
comities inside the limit designat
ed will support every measure cal
culated to build the road.
Pensions Without End,
The Chicago Times say : To
own a claim of any sort against
the governmenteven a paltry
pens;on is better than any life
insurance. The latest illustration
pf this fact is supplied by the ex
perience ol the pension office un
der the law passed at the last se3-.
sion of Corjgre3f?, granting to the
Eoldiers and widows of soldiers of
1812. In filing and adjusting the
claims under this Jaw, it ha been
found necessary to employ thirty
or forty clerks. The number of
claimants exceed twentysthree
thousand whichconsidering that
the war closed sixty-threo years
ago, is certainly amazing. It the
soldiers of the fate unpleasant
ness aud their families possess
tenacity ot lite, Uongress will be
still providing for many thousands
of tbera iu 1U30.
Sweet William " Watkinds
is called a good many things in
tb3 Star this week. First, Thos.
B. Jackson .declares Watkinds-
got mad at Gov. Chad wick bes
cause the Governor did not reap'
pojnt h'm superintendent of the
penitenhary; T. II. Cann says the
same thing; John F. .Miller calls
hira u base fabricator. ?tnd li. II. i
Dearborn says he is u ilar
is plain talk, and a cochI gGli)
it tut one timr T'- J
. YELLOW FEVER
This dread disease is now tak
mg oft people by the score daily
in Mississippi and Louisiana.
There must be at least 8.00 cases
in- New Orleans, as 107 new ones
were reported by telegraph on the
21st, wi h tarty deaths. Twos
hundred cases are reported from
Vicksbarg and' Canton, Grenada
and Memphis arc proportionately
afflicted. So widespread is the
epidemic, and so great the nuras
berot deaths, that the , wants of
the sufferers cannot be attended
to, and contributions of money
are asked from the northern cit
ies. The appeals tor relief are
being cheerfully responded to,
and considerable sums have been
sentfrom St. Louis, Chicago,
San Francisco, and other cities,
arid more will follow. W. G. Pay,
ton, G. Commaudes Iv. T., and
Chairman Masonic Relief Com
raittee, Vicksburg, makes the fol
lowing appeal to Masons in the
United States: By authority ot
M VV. Grand Master Murphy, an
appeal is.hereby made to all Ma
sons wherever disposed to con
trit'nte to the sick and destitute
of this city." The dispatches say
that s me of the Southern towns
have been depopulated the peo
ple, terror-stricken, flying from
them en masse. ,
JSTew Hampshire has, through
her Legislature, passed a law
against tramps. Even though a
Jramp go begging from place to
place, he is liable to confinement
in the State peniteitiary for a pes
riod of fifteen months. A reward
of 10 is offe ed for the appre
hending of a trimr,and any tramp
doing injury to the personal prop
erty of any one is liable to ims
prisonment for the term ot five
yeais. The Legislature of this
State urght copy from the New
Hampshire law with profit to our
people. Tramp 8 are flocking to
the State. As yet they are not
very troublesome, but they will
become so under our existing
laws, which do hot provide for
their punishment. A law passed
by the next Legislature similar to
the one we have spoken of would
put the tramps now in the State
on their good behavior, and pre?
vent the immigration to Oregon
Gone to Washington.
Senator Grovt-r has returned to
Washington. This leads the Sa
lem Statesman to believe that he
has gone back to the nation's cap,
ital in order not to work for the
election of J. II. Slater U. S. Sen
atcr, as promised, and give Jos.
Smith, his brother-in-law, au op
portunity to sweep the stakes. If
Slater ever believed Grover
would keep a promise in po
htical matters, he was certainly
without proper appreciation of
the political honesty of the man
now representing the people of
'.his State m the Senate. Grover
never kept a promise to a politic
cal friend without it was clearly to
his advantage to do so, and Sla
ter should hao thought oi this,
and he would not to-day be
mourning the iugratitude of one
whom he helped make.
Sound on Communism.
Nasby is quite sound on Corns
munism. He says, after all, Com
munisrn is the right noshun. Wat
difference does it make to me that
Pollock works and I don't. Pol
lock likes to work and I don't. ''"I
am as nacher made me, and I
must live,. There he is ez he is,
and he can't get any more than a
livin' out of it. Therefore, it is
bis dooty to acoomolate euoufffor
himself and me, and if he refuses
to do it, it is my dooty, es a citi
zen, to compel him. "
Workingmen or Republicans. ""
The Yreka Journal is cf the
opinion that Califorma will be
carried by the Woringmen or
Republicans at the next State elec
tion, and argues that, as there are
twenty Democrats to one Repub
bean in the Workingmen's or
srauization, Democrats c. nnot
possibly hope for success.. "
The Wionsiu lsf.-itrcie has ;
rehjrtd to make im-unity caii-t:tor
slHorco, It b':iio7os a man i-ever I
rw.t'h a v.'ite unu. he isaiut
life Record- Union of the lGth
gives the full confessions of Dye
aud Anderson, the reclial occu
pying over nine closel? printed
columns. The statements ot the
guiltv prisouers are among the
most cold blooded aij utterly
heartless to be found in the annals
of crime in any age or country.
The midtory of crime in California
presents no parallel to the deliber
ate ajad revolting villiany of these
fiends in human . shape. They
first :ried to poison Tullis, but in
that fading they succeeded in
completing their bloody work
with powder and lead, heveral
visits had been made to Tullis"
ranch before the final work ot as
sassination was accomplished.
Whiie two of the perpetrators of
the heineous crime are in custody
the third is still at large. For
the energy and skill manifested
in unraveling the mystery with
which the case seemed to be Bur
rounded, and for arresting the
guilty parties, the utmost credit
is dn0 aud will be accorded to
Shenjft Drew and his men. As an
accessory before ana alter the
atrocious crime, Troy Dye, the
public administrator,the man who
ccncelved and planned the dia
bolic Work,8tands before the law
and the world as a wretcn infi
nitely more infamous than the
hired assassins who foully aiur-
derediau inofiensive old man in
The Largest States.
five largest States in 1870
showed an aggregate population
of 14 849,000, scattered i over an
area of territory containing 263,-
000 square miles, or over 161,s
900,00,0 acres or more than dou
ble the area of Great Britain and
oue-fatth larger than France.
Eight V years ago where 7,000,000
intelligent people nowjive was oc
cupied! by rovino tribes of savages.
the largest States will
probably rank as follows : Kew
York, Pennsylvania, Iliinois,Ohio
and Iowa. Perhaps Missouri may
hold her positiou as the fitth over
Iowa, hut it is somewhat doubts
tul. 1 1 will be several decades
before New York and Pennsyl
vania will surrender their 'politic
cal positions as first and second
rank, tut it is only a, question oi
time, for we believe in the saying
ot the large painting that leads to
the hail of the United States
House j)f Representatives at the
national capital, .-"Westward the
Star ot'jthe Empire takes its way."
Glanders in San Francisco, i
! .: i.-.f-V"
Glanders appears to be spread-
rapidly am ng horses at San
Francisco, and owners ot animals
arc afraid to let their horses drink
at public watering troughs. Sev
eral glandered horses have been
killed, and'itho North Beach and
Mission; Street Railroad Company
have been obliged to kill an liver
age of j one glaudered horse a
week for several weeks past. This
disease among horses appears to
be more dangerous than the epi
zootic, jwithout any show of re
Value of the Mexican Dollar.
Dr. Linderman has issi ed a
circular jin reply to the continued
inquiries concerning the value of
the Mexican dollar. lie states that
under tbe law this coin is only
receivable at its bullion value,
which is at present 90;8 cents in
gold. Its circulation is optioual
in the Uuited States,and can only
be taken at, whatever value may
be agreed upon. The govern
ment vvill take it as bullion it ex
press charges are paid by the
The United States may claim
title of jthe floury land. The
flour industry ranka next to iron.
.There are more than 25,000 flour
mills in this country, giving em
ployment to over 60,000 men, who
receive 20,000,000 a year in
wages. 'About 50,000,000 barrels
of flour are turned out, ot which
4,000,000 are sent . to foreign
Cannot Cut off Thier Cues-
Jr.dge ' Sawyer, of tne United j
ti:oriti tot i
tho cues ot CisliiCtc-
Norway, Ogn., Aug, 8, 1S78.
Eh. Independent: Last Sun
day the Rev. Paul A.Smith offici
ated at the dedication services of
the First Universalis! church in
Couanille City and there is now
one building iu thai village devot
ed to the advancement 'of: ..Chris
tian civilization. Mr. Smith , is
young man of fine uppourance,
pleasant address, a good speaker,
and is evidently a cufrivated gen
tleman. An effbit will be made
to secure his services for one
And tho epidemic ot ministers
and goejpel preaching .which Co
quille City has been favored wiih
for the three or four weeks past,
is not yet over, and still the good
work goes on. Tho Metbodis:,
the. Baptist, the Christian? (Camp
bellites) and the Umversalists
have each taken a hand, . Peace
and harmony have ostensibly
prevailed; yet some have indulg
ed in the usual spite-spitting, pre
sumablv not from uiiv vicious
motive, hut to emphasize our be
lief in that great change which
the souls of men must undergo
before entering heaven. Aud
now follows a wordy conflict be
tween two"iuighy men of Israel"
by which I suppose they exp-ict to
-fnri"ii ttio liPtiflnn wr rlil ti o.tr
"see how these Christians love."
The early harvest in this valley
is about oyer, and thrashing (of
grain) is now in vogue among the
farmers. Crop are fair, and a
small surplus will prolably be
raised this year for the first time
Hume k Co. are putting up a
building at the mouth A thk
river, and will establish a fishery;
and what few salmon that escape
the sea lions will be exposed to
the taking ways of the fishermen.
But there is not one touth of the
fish in this river now. that
there was five or six years ago.
The Sea lions, seals and the cor
morant8, have nearly destroyed
the fishing interests ol this river
and bid fair to keep it so. ,It
would pay the people ot this val
ley well to subscbribe a small fund
yearly for the destruction oi these
fish eating vagabonds.
What Diphtheria Will Do.
The Ukiah (Cal.) -Dispatch re
lates the following sad story of the
ravages of that fell disease diph
theria : The Walker alley school
district last year contained 17
school children. Some ! months
ago diphtheria broke out in the
valley, and to-day but 5 of the
17 remain. In this particular los
caiity the disease has acttd like a
plague. The school will soon be
disorganized, as the law requires
ten children to entitle any district
to draw public money.
The numerous parties orgatiizi
ing ic the country threaten to
into the Huuseot Representatives
which body is also liablo to be
badly mixed, as most ot the mera
bers will be elected during the
existence ot the new organiza
tioos. Lattrel thinks the D"nio-
crate are sure ot California.
Got Back to Portland.
Gen., Howard has got back to
Portland safe and sound. The
Portland papers report him to be
in the enjoyment of good lrvaltli,
and say he has returned honip
in good health. Howard never
got within shooting distance of
the Indians, and his sate return
must not be accredited to the
poor markmanship ot the savs
This institution of learning will commence
ITS FALL TERM SEPT. 19, 1878,
under the guidance of
Rev. J. H. Skidmoro,
Principal. To the many friends within tlie
reach of this Academy, we would sav: That
each department of the bchoul will be un
der the control of those who have added
to good ability, cult vation, patience and
experience. 1 here will be three departs
men ts in this Academy.
. & MUSICAL DEPART3IENT,
We shall be glad to pgsist friends in fie
selection af homes for their children, and if
our suggestions are lollowa, we assure
von theo!:i drn will b. ''i hied fni t
ftv.l i'.iIioi-riV'f'S. t
u -v'.-.i tv. i': i .0i P' frT'ii " t' 4 ? -r ;
-i wsPriy L, yt rni.M.r; from f-'-i t-
J 11. tKlL.MORE; Piincifa'.
THOS. P. SHEHIDAH,
. The first liaidwate deoler In Umpqua
Vallev. in the Brick Building,
A.S RECEIVED AND IS NOW REs
civiuar oue of the most coiniJatu
HtoCkti of !
Of the Most Improve! Pat'-ems i-v-r We
c-ive i in tins cuy.
And besides has the most cnip'et stock' or
AnJ manufactured everything: iu the hue of
TIN, THEET-lItON & COPPERAVARE
I a wo. kkmanlike manner, and on wmi
reosonable terms. .
Iron, Steel and Nails 1
Always on hand, and in qu ntities to su'tj
! San Francisco " !
HAS OPENED A CICiAR AND VAUIBTY
btote next door to the brur sfiop and
nearly opposite to t!ie Pi 8tolIic and hit
one of the larjretit etocka ot Imported ami
Domesiio Cigars t in stock ever bro'ught to
Honeburgj. His s:ock alo embraces all the
favorite brands of Cuewi;iu and Mnokinir
Tob.cc, Meersoiiaum Pipe. Notionn, Can
dles and other articles found usually in a
flrt-cla3 establishment of the kind. My
prices will be low and my time- cash, and
a share of public patronage is respectful. y
I will give the above reward for ins
formation of the whereabouts of my son,
Bal Bruckner, who left his home last Sat
urday, lour weeks ajfo. He is twenty-,
three years ot age, a Hungarian and speaks
I roken English. JOHN BRUCKNEU,
There are now running on my place 20
black hogs, cropped on bon ears, and
a split in. one ear. Parties must come
forward, pay charges, or I will sell the'n to
pay dituigajres. JUttiV 51iUCli.MiK.
On Flem Owens' farm, northwest of
j Placer Mining.
i -U. S, Land Office, )
r Koskbdkg Oh. C
OTICEilS HEREBY (iVN THAT
D. A.j Levens, whose postoffice ad
dress is Canyonville. Douirlas county.
State of Oregon,, has made application for
patent for placer claim, ?o. 37, iu the
Oreen Mountain Miuing District, situated
in Douglas county, Oregon, on unsurveyea
lands described as follows : Beginning at
the junction of Brandy Gulch with HogaTn
creek as the initial point; thence N. 2 de-
grtes, 30 minutes, 0.50 chains, to a yew
post 3 feet long and 4 inches in diamfter.
marked on iour sides "M. S.," also "C."
and "37" set for N. E. orner claim as post"
iNo, 1. tuence , e.oO chains to post JNo. 2;
thenco S. 20 degiees W 10.50 chains to
H)St No. 3; thence S. 19 00 chains to post
No. 4; thence S. 16 degrees E 10 00 chains
to post No. 5L; thence S 30 dejrre- E 6 55
chains to post 6; thence VV. 3.C4 chains te
post No, 7; thence N. SO decrees W 5.55
chains to post 8; thnoe N 16 degrees VV
10.00 chains to post 9; thence N. 19 00
cha'ns to post No. 10; thence N 20 decrees
E 10.50 chains to post No. 11; thence N.
8.50 chains to post No. 12; thence E 3.74
chains to post No. 1; being the above de
sciribed yew pos2d. initia. point ot b i
ginning and containing twenty acres ao
cording to plat -if survey filed in the Regs
ister'e office by Surveyor Oeneral of the
State of Oregon.
The foregoing described claim" of D. A,
Levensis of recoid; he said applicant, D.
A Levens, Laving acquired the said claim
by purchase from John Stephens, who pur
' based the same trorn Joseph Ramsey, the
original locator: all of which is a matter
of record in the recorder's office of Douglas
county. Orego i; and now known as "D. A.
Leven's Placer Mining Claim," joined on
the east, south and wvst oy unsurveyed
Government land, and on the north "by
ground clain ed by L. D. Montgomery.
All jadverse claims must be died in tke
United States Iiand Oifice at Roseburg,
Oreiron, on or befi-re the expiration of this
notice. It hereby ordered that the above
notice be published for Hxty days in the
Douglas Independent, a weekly news
paper published at Rose urg, Piegon.
Given under mr hand this 5th of Au
gust, 1878. J ' VV. F. BENJAMIN.
...A FINE LOT OF
G RAD ED MEF INO LICKS,
I have a Sn lot of Gradea Merino bucks
at my farm, six mile northwen ot h
durr, which breeders or stip w.lt find t
meet all requirements, which I will t-li
reasonable for cash. II. CONN. Sr.
August 3, 1878 tf
HAVING DIP POSED OF OUR MER
cantile Business at Canyonville t
Messrs. T'klas Baden & Co., of San Fran
cisco, we would respectfully call the atten
tion of those indebted to us and ask then
to make immediate settlement.
Mauks. Sideman & Co.
Ijooking Glass, Ogn.,
General Ivlor jlandise !
CLOTHING UA fS, BOOTS, SHOES,
Crockery and Glassware,
Groceries, Provisions, Tobacw
And Cigars. .
Are prepared to give satisfaction to all.
. -eburg Erewey, .
JOIIX UAST, PKOPMETOIi:
.A UE tiJi a HR AZji 2?jc JN
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01 IN '
OUE ION AXD CALIFORNIA
it kick lo tin rrr:cEC0
Tliw Quickest, Safest and Easiea
STAGES LEAVE EOSEBURO
very day at a. M , making quick connec
tion at iteacitng witn tho cars of
C.&O. R. R.
For full particulars and passage kpply
BUTTON & IRKINS. Agents
MARKS & CD.
JWIIOLESAIiE AXD RETAIL DEALEK8 IJJ
Have constantly on hand
CLDTHlNa DH Y GOODS; BPOTS
GRCCEHIES AND PR0VISIGK$
WTINES, LIQUORS & c.lGa
ROSE BURG. ........ .....OREGON
Wool and Produce
Of every description
iest Cash Price Paid for them
s. MARKS &CO.
Have suffered foti rkvttv
years, from the effects of a cold; suffer
' -Hi'h a hundred times. In lact I have
ry.) twr death to relieve me of my pa'n.
u oet'n under the treatment of the
taking f ii.vsicians of Oregon and Califor
nia Mut receivinir no benefit from tbm T
iiad given a. :n dispair thinking there w'as
no rei ei ror me m this world until prsua
ded bi lrienis to try Mrs. Dr. B A nrn.
't Portland. "I consented to try once more
"Ul "4"' t"i- i reuti. 1 i,aa not been
underjlier treatment one wetk until I began
to improve ra, idly, I went under her treat
ment (last arch and wag there three
mont is. Thanks to her I am well again,
and life is a pleasure to me once more. It
is n ;w over four mo. ths since I stopped
henratment and still I fel well; am gain
ingini strength every uay. I would ad
vice all sickly women to give her a fai
rial sand I assure them they will no
iej;ret it; fori mortal tongue, can not expre
niy j?r"i'ule tolitr Ltue Cart
La TFAT2TTE Yamhill Co . Or.. Oct, 5 '
ah i m mm
i.ocate at Suirar Pine Mountain; Postoffic
Address, Lo)king Glass", Oregon
The Cbmpany owning these mills would
' say.jhey are prepared to fnrnish the
8ES;T 0, F t, U fct 8 E R
at the most reasonable rates.
SUGAR PINE:, Fill & CEDAR
Lu if 5 -s i ; wav f on
:anl. and all nrc.r,..
!'-nnv.- Jr?K-r wjtldo well to
III l'm 111
fcv exeunt or cm s?$t
W" ajtd all Diauszt timxa rvat
: ao 3 3P S3 PO SyQw
J i BOTH MB
6XCB HEADACHE, liAXIorSTCSS'
UABTIIUlfi, KXV. M
Q TUSELY VESSTAB13
Ita ctlon on disease la entirelrdilerTOt trotn'
ay medicine ever introduced. Three dowawva
relieve any ordinary caw, but tha mediotne
boald be continued until It effects complete
eore. It tocee and invigtsntce the dlresUve or
naa and stimulfttee the liver to healthy action,
thus preventing or entirely curing dueaeej nJ
T5n from indiceatioa. or week and impure blood.
CH&n:ur:3 white, pbspe:ctc3.
." TOLEDO. CT.
S O01IED HEAT,
SMOKED IIAMS,BACON AND
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UD JK 123 TF 2
Freshly cure d and of
Tho nndereigned would ear to the citi
zens of lioseburg that he has iust cured tha
.finest lot of Hams, Bacon and Beef ever
offered to this market; and that no one will
tail to purchase the same when once they
Prioe8lowir than ever.
T.C. 8HITH& QQ.
atton'8 Block, State street, Salem, Ogn.
PARTICULAR iATTENTlON GIVEN
" to prescriptions, aud all orders by
mail or express filled promptly and accur '
Physicians and Country Dealers will
save money by examining our stock, or pro
curing our prices, before purchasing else-
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Of MalKand Female
This establishment is the
Best in tlic State!
and connected with it is a large
WAGON. YARD WITH FINE ShED R0QU
Capable of accommodating anj nmbni ci
horses and wagon.
BEST OP HAY AND GRAJXi
Always in full but ply at living prices
And Ko Ono is Allowed to
Away Dissatisfied.' -
? t-i 'Vt:- u call, for ivVo 1: -to
tiiv V'.ui )i oiianlitv. nnaiiit
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