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About The Douglas independent. (Roseburg, Or.) 187?-1885 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 16, 1878)
A War Between the Races.
- .New York Star.l
They met in .front of the Star office.
Two came from down-town and one la
bored along from the opposite direction.
The two former were Emerald Islanders
; a man and a woman and the other
was a gentleman of the colored proVs
sion. The former, were full of alco-Hol-land,
and the latter was loaded with beer.
Sam brushed up against Patrick and his
better three-quarters, and the follow ing
diologue ensued :
" Ireland yez in the middle av the
hhtreet ; if yez do that agin," said Pat
. rick, as he braced himself up, "I'll drive
the whole of yez out o' the town, so I
"You ! you couldn't drive a lath nail,"
said Sambo, as he clung to a lamp-post
Don't Jamaica fool of yersell I won't
Havana of yer foolin' if yer is white.
I'd lick you in five minutes by Mr. Bene
dict's watch." '
"Faith yez couldn't' lick a postage
sthamp. If yes don't Turkey walk
Vro and the block I'll makes yes Turke
stan on yer bead in the middle av the
street," said Paddy, as his blood began
"I don't Bolivia can do it, and I think
Cuba ter not. I'll never let a Mick
wallop me. You bet China 'ver w$l."
And Oufl'ee turned pale with rage.
"India think I'd fight. wid der loike o'
yes 1 Guiana, I'll bresk your nose."
"Ieeland-ed many a better man nor
you on his head," said Cuflfee, as turned
away in, disgust "If I ever hit yer ye'U
think a mocolotif kicked yer wif its
"Phat Mexico-lored man's lips sthick
out so V asked Mrs. Paddy, anxious to
get a word in.
"I kin 'tend ter dis man, Portugal,
you keep still y does yer hyar me 1 I'm
"Spain yer debts yer'd oughter be an'
not insultin' dacint people on ther
' sthreets," retorted Mrs P.
"Faith I Hayti nagur V- said Paddy,
coming to the rescue of the woman he
"If I ever hits yer, Irish, yer folks '11
have ter Prussia up and carry yer home
in a pi Her case," retorted the professor of
"If that fist ever sthreks you, Italy've
you for dead," said Patrick as he held up
five pounds and a-half of bone and mus
"Uruguay-n ter have a nice time kill
in' dia nigger," and Cuffee showed a pair
of teeth that reminded the reporter of a
graveyard on a moonlight night
Things were becoming entertaining.
The men were of about' tho same build,
but Tat had the advantage of having an
army in reserve. Mrs. P. looked as if
she could knock a mule over with a blow
of her fist She had divested herself of
.her hat and shawl, and her eyes glist
ened as if Bhe meant business. Her
face bore many scars, and she had evi
dently been one of the principals in
many a hard-fought battle.
' "Come on, Pat," said she, "an' don't
be foolin' wud der nagur. Faith, it's der
Sweden'd of a sour pickle yez'd oughter
have, yez dirty, ould, charcoal-colored
"Dat's all right now ; dat's all right !
but don't yer let that man hit me, or I
. tell yer I'll make a Greece spot out of
him. I ain't crazy, if I am a d fool.
If you folks think I am, come on, both
of you"" .
'Oh, you're a foine feller, so ye are.
. .Ill bet me ould dress aginst a dhrap av
V the chratur that Pat Wales ye in foive
' uecohda," said the Amazon, as she patted
the old man on the back.
"Denmark what I says. If he ever
attempts it yer folksll Peru-se his name
in der noospapers in der morn in'."
Pat made a Russia-t the colored man,
and they clinched. When they fell on
the sidewalk together Cuffee was on top.
It was only for an instant, however, for
soon after Mrs.' P. assumed that emi
nence. Ever" an anon, in striking at
1 Cuffee, Pat would hit the old woman.
' and when she tried to pull the enemy's
hair she would get into the wrong pew
and yank out handf uls of her husband s.
Finally Cuffee aimed a blow at her which
took her fair between the two eyes, and
she rolled into the gutter. Then he be-
gan to Norway at Pat's ear, and the re
Superstitions of Actors.
Mrs. Gilbert tells of some superstitions
of actors : "The music of 'Macbeth' is
considered particularly unfortunate. If
it is played or sung in a theatre, and the
opera xs very beautitul, or even nummed
by any one while in the theatrical busi
ness, it is an omen of bad luck. Whan
birds come into the theatre by accident,
it is an omen of death." ;' Have actors
. superstitions as to certain colors " " It
. . . . i , t i r
is a historical tact tnac tney nave, .airs,
Betterton fainted on the stage when she
saw an actress coming toward her dressed
. in white satin. Certain colors are favor
ites. If actors are fortunate in a dress,
that color must be worn afterward ; if
not entirely, just a suspicion of it must
be in the costume. We have our belief
in some characters we like to assume
them and others are very unwelcome,
as we feel sure our appearance in them
will prove disastrous. Some names of
plays, too, seem to oring a curse wun
them. We always think that a theatre
. which has been a church, or is built over
"tombs and graves, will meet with de
struction, and that, however brilliant a
play may commence in such a house, it
' will soon end, and that bad luck is in
evitable. Kate Claxton brings luck
where she plays, but the profession dis
like to occupy the same hotel with her.
We have our Jonahs in the theatrical
" world. Fanny Davenport brings suc
cess. She is always welcomed by actors.
Signs and omens are too numerous to
mention. There are some which are be
lieved in by all, and there are, also, some
private pet superstitions. Even the
great Cushman was not above them.
When either actor or actress is to come
out in a new play, he or she has some
rites to perform to ensure success.
A writer in an exchange says : "Ex
perience gained the past season goes to
show that liberal manuring is the mast
economical. We can see in the past
harvest where $5 worth more fertilizer
per acre ( would have given twice that
value of grain. There can be no doubt
that artificial manuring must become a
part of our settled practice in the future
and making a few careful experiments
will give valuable experience as to the
use of these fertilizers."
Nothing more surely marks a gentle
man than his public manners. It is, for
instance, impossible not to feel that a
man who arrived at a hotel late at night,
and goes noisily, talking and laughing,
along the corridor to his room, flinging
his boots down heavily, and slaming
the door, though an upright and excel
lent person, yet lacks the finer qualities
of the gentleman. This essence of cour
tesy is moral. It is a sympathetic re
gard for the feelings of others which
spares them unnecessary annoyance.
When it is instinctive, it is called tact.
But is, at bottom, humanity. So when
a public man vituperates another, how
ever "smart" the abuse may be, there is
an instant preception of the want of
true gentlemanly feeling. However pol
ished the invective, it is nothing more
than the style of the stews. When Lord
Beaconsfield spoke of Mr. Gladstore in
the strain that we quoted last month, it
was instantly felt that he had made a
mistake; and although he might be, as
his admirers assert, the last unmingled
representative of the Sephardim, or those
of the Hebrews who can trace their
pedigree unbroken through interminable
generations of ancestors always of gentle
blood, he was not quite a gentleman.
When a member of a public assembly
had been berated by an opponent wiih
every kind of offensive epithet, and was
asked to reply, he said, ' But there is no
reply to a slop paiL" If a guest dis
turbed from sleep by the noisy coiner
that we mentioned should open his door,
and, by way of reprisal, "shy a boot-jack"
at the door of his noisy neighbor when
he hail fallen asleep, it might be what
was called, when one scientific man spat
in the face of another who had ques
tioned his assertion, "the wild justice of
expectoration," but it would not be gen
tlemanly. Perhaps, then, it is better sometimes
not to be gentlemanly ? That is undoubt
edly the practical conclusion of those
who feel uncomfortable when they are
covered with mud, until they can throw
mud in return. But the self-restraint
which good manners imposes ia al-vays
better than "letting yourself go." Meph
istopheles is never a good counsellor,
and largely because he is not a gentle
man. The real Sephardim may or may
not trace continuous gentle blood through
interminable generations of ancestors.
But they do not slam their boots nor
their doors, nor kep their seats in a
steet car compelling ladies to - stand.
1 hey may indeed, , rebuke and reprove,
but without heat or personality; like
Thomas when he Reared that the music
interrupted the conversation, or like that
true gentleman whom the older Berkshire
knew, and who said to the young woman
to whom he had given his place in the
car, and asked him what he was waiting
for, " Only to hear you say 'thank you,'
my dear." '
Made a Difference
Saturday afternoon a young man of
about 20, nearly enveloped in a linen
duster, was wandering through the City
Hall with Mary Ann, and he was sev
eral times heard to say: "Mary, I'd
die for you would, for a fact"
After seeing the various rooms he
left her on the steps while he hunted
around for a place to buy soda water.
In crossing the street he was run into
by a velocipede, and he got up yelling
like an Indian. The officer on duty at
the Hall ran down and asked him if lfe
"Hurt ! I'm all mashed to kind
lings !" was the reply.
"But I heard you say you were will
ing to die for the girl in the gray dress
"I don't keer a penny for what you
heard !" exclaimed the young man as he
danced around on one leg. "I want you
to understand there is just as much dif
fertnc3 'tween dying for the gal you love
and colluding with atwo-wheeled sulky as
there is 'tween a three cent mouth organ
and a brass band Of angels ! I want to
begin a lawsuit right oft Detroit Free
Guessing His Occupation. They
were in railway car journeying to Chi
cago. On the opposite side was a mxn
of commanding figure, massive brow,
and thoughtful expression. "What a
fine countenance, James! I wish I knew
his occupation."! "Maybe he's a lawyer,
Amelia." "No, he's not a lawyer;
there's too much benevolence in that
face for a lawyer." "He may be a
banker." .."Not a bit of it A man
with such a heavenly expression could
not content himself with money getting.
His aim in life is higher than that."
"Do you think he is an editor!" "An
editor with such a facel An editor, say
ing hard things about everybody, ridi
culing long dresses and abusing his
mother-in-law. An editor, cutting and
slashing his enemies, skinning public
men indiscriminately, and mercilessly,
slaughtering his best friend for the sake
of a three line paragraph! No, James,
he is a philanthropist. He's a Christian
minister or a learned professor, spending
his life for the good of mankind. His
face indicates that he is all that is noble,
pure and true." "I guess you are right,
Amelia. I will take your word and his
face for it" At the next station an in
quisitive fanner took a seat beside the
man with the noble brow, and asked
him about his vocation. Amelia held
her breath and listened to the reply. It
was this: "I keep a saloon and meat
shop. My wife sells beer and. I do my
Whisky Straight. The Austin Re
veille tells an incident of the campaign:
At Galena there is but one saloon, and
that is kept by a Democrat A party
ot politicians visiting the town, natur
ally found their way into the saloon and
invited "the loys" to "stand in." One
of the politicians, who is making his
canvas with the brake put down on the
whisky proposition, called for some port
wine. "Port wine!" ejacuated the pro
prietor, in a tone of anger and astonish
mert, "why, you confounded scrub, do
you think this is a Republican sa
loon! This is a Democratic house, and
I don't ep anything but whisky
straight, aniljrouH take whisky straight
or nothing." S There was blood in the
proprietor's eje, and as he reached his
hand under the counter, and the politi
cian heard the click of the hammer of a
self cocker, he naildly asked to be ex
cused, and said he guessed he would take
a little whisky straight And he gulped
his dose of lightning without a murmur
and all was quiet ton the Potomac.
No Great Difference.
Just after dinner the other day, says
the Detroit Free Press, as a citizen was
about to enter the City Hall, he was ob
served to come to a sudden halt, slap
his leg, and then heard to call out :
"Well, I'll be hanged !"
"Lost your purse t" inquired a man
on the steps, who knew him.
"No," replied the first, as his hand
went up to his breast pocket "I just
happened to think of something, I
went before a Justice of the Peace this
moruing, and made affidavit that I heard
a certain bargain between Smith and
Jones to build a fence."
"Well, isn't that all right V
"All right1? No ! I just happened
to think that it was a bargain between
Brown and Davis about a wagon that I
"Well, it's all the same thing, I sup
pose V carelessly remarked the man on
'.'Oh, yes, I suppose so; but it sort 'o
hurts me to find that I am getting a
little absent-minded just a little for
Outdone by a Boy.
A lad in Boston, ather small for his
years, works in an office as errand boy
for four gentlemen who do business
there. One day the gentlemtn were
chaffing him about being so small, and
said to him,
" You never will amount to much ;
you never can do much business ; you
are too small." The little fellow looktd
at them. : i
"Well," said he, "as small as I am, I
can do something which none of you
four men can do."
"Ah, what is that ?" said they.
"I don't know as I ought to tell you,"
he replied. But they were anxious to
know, and urged him to tell what he
could do that none of them were abletodo.
" I can keep from swearing !" said the
little fellow. There were some blushes
on four manly faces, and there seemed to
be very little anxiety for further infor
mation on the point
Tennyson and the Rustic Hostess.
An amusing story is told of Mr. Ten
nyson in a foreign journal. Staying in
a quiet neighborhood once, which great
people visit as rarely as comets appear,
advantage of such an event as the Lau
reate's visit was taken by one of the
native hostesses to give a luncheon, and
show off her lion. Conversation lan
guished sadly; every one was afraid to
speak lest he or she should be detected
as infinitely prosaic, or that suddenly
there might be a great utterance which
would be lost Still the poet spoke not,
but attended diligently to the Business
of the hour. The hostess grew uncom
fortable; perhaps something was wrong;
that dreadful cook was so very uncer
tain in her work. . Perhaps poets had
peculiar food; there were dim recollec
tions floating through her mind of hav
ing heard of certain food for gods. Any
thing was better than this uncertainty.
"Have you been helped as you like!"
she asked timidly. "That ham we are
particularly proud of it, it's our own cur
ing. The receipt has been in our family
for more than 70 years." Still there
was no reply. The poet heard her not;
he was thinking of something else.
Only one word reached his ears; it ap
pealed to his .senses. Then there en
sued a silence which seemed to be inter
minable. Still the thought took form
and speech "Tough as a halter !" and
that was all the Laureate said until he
took his leave.
Miscellaneous , Benevolence. A
great many of the thousand and one ar
ticles sent to Memphis by the benevolent
souls of the country for the benefit of
the yellow fever sufferers are most use
less for the people, many of them ludi
crously so. Some of these the Mem
phis Avalanche thus instances : "A
aeal-skin victorine; a dozen double-lined
buckskin gloves, that would be useful in
Alaska; a dozen or more of beautiful
chemises, embroidered handsomely on
the outer edges, at top and bottom, the
latter, though, bright and celan, evi
dently second-hand. Some good, pious
woman had stripped herself to the bone
to give aid and comfort to our sick, des
titute and dying people. Got! bless her,
say we. There were boxes of shoes,
too, of all sizes, shades and proportions.
There were slippera sufficient to supply
all the ministers who ever flourished on
these bluffs." Says the Avalanche :
"So much of this stuff is so utterly use
less that we must laugh at . the donor's
lack of knowledge of our wants, but
when we think of the generous spirit
that has prompted these liberal dona
tions, we feel more like crying."
A School of Beauty. A London
medical journal of high authority says
that efforts are making by a number of
women of prominence to form a "School
of Beauty" in England, the members
pledging themselves to do everything in
their power to render themselves comely
by natural means. Prizes are to be
given to those who can move with ease
and grace, and so show evidence of good
health and physical unconstrainmeni.
Something of this kind is needed here.
Although American women have, to a
great extent, seen the folly and the ug
liness of lacing and going thinly clad in
cold weather, there are still many who
think an absurdly small waist attractive,
and any number that so pinch their feet
that they cannot walk comfortably or
becomingly. They do these ridiculous
things generally because they imagine
that men admire thm. If men have
done so, they do so no longer. They
prefer healthy and graceful women to
invalid and awkward ones, as all women
must be who cramp their waists and
wear shoes toe small.
Not the Correct Answer. "Now,
boys," said a Sunday-school teacher, who
was trying to impress the doctrine of
repentance on the class; "now, boys,
Judas, as I have told you, betrayed his
master, and then went and hanged him
self. What was the best thing he could
have done before hanging himself i"
"The very best thing he could ha' done,"
said the very worst boy in the class,
"was to change his mind." His Sunday
School Advocate was at once stopped.
A superior grafting wax may be made
by one pint linseed oil, six pounds rosin,
and one pound beeswax. The oil will
admit of a much greater proportion of
rosin than when tallow is used.
Smart thing A mustard plaster.
In France, parsnips are a very com
mon horse food.
These last rains have laid the dust,
moistening the ground arid made digging
pleasant All the perennial garden roots
may be moved now, the sooner the bet
ter. If done a little too hastily a bucket
or two of water in the time of it and a
mulch of stable manure just before win
ter, will make it all right.
An entertainment was given recently
at the old homestead of the Holton's,
at Southold, Mass. Holton House is
believed to be tho oldest house in Amer
ica, having been built in 1639. There
was a large display of antique furniture
and household goods from 200 to 250
years old. The participants wore cos
tumes of 200 years ago and altogether
the party was a success.
The Howard Lampoon believes that
there are three things which no man
can keep a point on a pencil, a pointed
joke, and an appointment with the den
tist There are three things which all
men borrow postage stamps, cigarettes,
and car-tickets. There are three things
which no woman can do ross before a
horse, hurry for a horse-car, and under
stand the diflerence between ten min
utes and half an hour.
As an illustration of the rapidity with
which sheep husbandly is advancing in
Texas, Sheep Husbandry in the South
says that in I860 San Antonio received
but 600,000 pounds of wool, which was
sent through Galveston. In 1877 she
received 2,000,000 pounds. The wool
of Neuces and the neighboring counties
is shipped from Corpus ChristL In 1 866
there were shipped only 600,000 pounds.
This year there will be shipped 6,500,
000. The Italian newspapers call attention
to the prevalence of pellegra, a malady
which, beginning with the skin, impairs
the digestion and nervous system, and
becomes fatal. In Lombardy, in 1830,
there were 20,000 peasants attacked by
it; in 1856, there were 38,000; and,
though no statistics have since been pub
lished, there are believed to be now 40,
000. The disease is produced by the
habitual consumption of the flour of
damaged maize, but also by overwork,
uncleanliness, and unhealthy dwellings.
New York continues to be the great
dairy State. It has 1,139 factories for
cheese, or butter and cheese Jefferson
county leading with 126, followed by
Herkimer 88, Oneida 81, Madison 78,
and Alleghany. The average number of
cows contributing mill: was 308,342,
owned by 23,005 patrons, and produc
ing 83,116,006 pounds of cheese, 3,214,
125 pounds of butter, and 7,880,753
pounds of skim cheese. Orange county
sold 13,530,700 gallons of milk; West
chester, 5,244,007; Duchess, 5,101,810;
7 An experiment which promises incal
culable improvement to the river navi
gation of the country, is the introduction
of the Chamoin system of dams in the
Ohio river, a few miles south of Pitts
burg, Pa. A government appropriation
of about $400,000 is to be expended on
the work, the design of which is prim
arily to give Pittsburg a harbor of navi
gable depth at all seasons, and further to
show the feasibility of rendering the
whole length of the Ohio navigable at
the lowest water by a succession of these
dams. The peculiarity of the dam is
that it consists of a series , of wickets
which can be raised or lowered at will
by hydraulic power. When the tide is
high, the wickets bend low beneath the
flood, and boats pass over them; when
the water falls as midsummer approaches
the wickets are hoisted, and the confined
waters become of sufficient depth to
float the river craft, which will pass the
dam by means of a lock. This dam
is a Freneh institution, and is success
fully applied to many of the European
rivers. CoL Mahan who is superintend
ing the construction of the Pittsburg
dam, stakes his progessional reputation
on its success. Such a result certainly
opens immense possibilities of increased
transportation capacity in j American
State Fair Notes.
Messrs. Esmonin & Richet, of Portland, exhibited a
fine line ot spices of home manufacture. The exhibit
embraces alspice, cloves, cinnamon, pepper, thyme,
marjoram, etc., together with an assortment of manu
factured coffees, cream tartar, yeast powders, etc., etc.,
so necessary to the culinary art. This firm took the
first premium this year as well as the last. Their cream
yeast powder deserves special mention, and is far supe
rior to any imported with a flourish of advertisements,
and is rapidly taking a first rank in the trade.
Messrs. Clark & Wise, manufacturers of baskets and
clothes pins at Oregon City, made an excellent exhibit
of their goods which are much better than foreign
make, Oregon merchants can and should support this
important enterprise with their trade. They make
baskets to order of any size, style or quantity for the
trade in lots of a dozen or more. Dealers should at
least write them for terms and prices.
Moore & Parker had a handsome brass model water
wheel, of their make, on exhibition which, of course
received the highest premium, as it would anywhere, as
it is without doubt the best and most powerful water
wheel ever invented.
A M. Cornelius, of Oregon City, exhibited his patent
Northwest Granger Washing Machine, which took the
first premium over all others. It is the best machine
out of some six or seven hundred that have been pat
ented. Mr. Cornelius is meeting with great success in
selling both machine and territory. It is giving satis
faction and supercedes all others wherever introduced.
A. O. Kockfellow, of Ashland, Or. exhibited a patent
yard and farm gate, which is really the first successful
combination of beauty, durability and convenience in
gates. A full description of it here would be too
lengthy, but we can say truly that it is a perfect beauty.
Builders should send to Mr. Rockfellow at Ashland, Or.,
for full particulars. It was also on exhibition at the
Industrial exhibit at Portland, where it was greatly ad
mired. It is needless to add that this gate took first
premium. It should have been awarded a special gold
medal for special merit of its inventor.
James Sherrill, of Harrisburg, a well known inventor,
exhibited a new combined turning plow, cultivator and
seeder which took first premium. One of its new fea
tures consists of a combination seed box which will
sovfeoats or wheat, or. two kinds of seed at once or alter
nately as' the driver wishes. For instance, wheat and
grass seed ; or where the nature of ground changes in
the field so that a change from wheat to oats is desira
ble, the cultivator travels over the whole field, and the
driver by simple movement of a lever changes the plant
at the required point. There is no other machine in
use which possesses this great advantage. Mr. Sherrill
is a manufacturer whose machines have constantly
grown in favor.
Thomas Holman, of Salem, exhibited his Western
Fanning Mill which deserved and received the first pre
mium over all other Oregon manufactures. The mill is
lhiht, durable and does wonders as a wheat cleaner.
Mr. Holman is an inventor of more than ordinary gen
ius, and as he is a young man this will not be the last
of his works.
A. B. Colver k Son, of Marshfield, Coos County, ex
hibited a fruit and vegetable press of Mr. Coheres in
vention. It is made for packing dried fruits of all
kinds into neat small packages convenient for market.
The machine is simple, durable, easily worked and
cheap. It is capable of pressing 1,000 2B packages
per hour, and costs only &5. Farmers buying even s
moderate quantity of apples or any other fruit can
make more than the cost of the machine on a days"
work, through the higher price obtainable for the fruit.
Interested parties can obtain full information by ad
dressing as above or Parmenter & Baboock, Salem, Or.
George Fuchs, of Oregon City took the blue ribbon
for the best cigars of Oregon manufacture, and also
sold the best kept on the grounds.
8. M. Harris, of Forest Grove, exhibited an invention
of his own for roll cutter, stubble turning, self clean
ing attachment for plows which is as ingenious as use
ful. The roll cutter has a crank to which a lever is at
tached which clears the throat of the plow at every
turn of the roll, while an arm extending In front of the
mold board levels stubble, stalks, weeds or grass, and
holds it till the turned furrow covers it as nicely as if
the sod bad been taken up with a spade and laid it bot
tom op, better in fact than it could be so done hi fact.
The attachment ia cheap and farmers should all have it
Kelly c Underwood, carriage manufacturers of Salem,
had toe best exhibit of Oregon made carriages and
wagons, and took first premium all round.
A Texas Steer is London. London
has had its first experience of the Texas
steer, there known as " the Ameri,rfn
bulL" It chased a policeman several
blocks, made a rush at a scavenger, over
whom it fell, but got up impaediately
and charged at every one in! its way.
Ultimately, however, it came in collision
with the pole of a van with such force
that it fell down stunned. It was then
lashed to a post by routes tied around its
head and horns. As soon as it recov
ered from the effects of the blow it had
received, and found the advantage that
had been taken of it during its tempor
ary unconsciousness, it was more furious
than ever, and vented its indignation by
charging the post it was secured to, but
happily it was unable to free itself, and
was at last reduced to helplessness.
A Debt or Uratltude.
"If ever a man owed a debt of gratitude, I do to
Hall's Balsam for the lungs. Three years ago I was
with one foot in the grave and the other just ready to
to follow, with that dreaded disease, consumption. A
friend of mine recommended Hall's Balsam as the last
resort Thank God, I tried it. The first bottle I used
did me more good than all the physicians in Cincinnati,
and I tried all the best in the city. 1 continued to
use Hall's Balsam until I had taken six bottles, and to
day I am as well as any other man in the city, You
can publish this if it will do any good.
The above is one of the many letters that we receive.
For coughs, colds, consumption, there is nothing equul
to Hall's Balsam for the lungs. For sale by all drug
gist. HODGE, DAVIS & CO., Agents.
The Willamette Stove Works, of
Portland, makes the best Stoves sold in
this market Buyers should sustain
home manufacture by insisting on hav
ing goods of this make and buying no
Hansen, of Portland, sends out the
most reliable seed and the best trees.
Address H. Hansen, Portland, Oregon,
far catalogue and price list
Carriage and Wagon makers read
Northrup fe Co's new advertisement
S-iT In making any purchase or fa
writing: In response to any advertise
ment in this paper you will please men
Sou tbe name of the paper.
LADIES AT A DISTANCE FROM PORTLAND CAN
deal with us as satisfactorily as at our counters,
We keep the Largest and Finest Stock of
Dry Goods, DressfGoods, Silks, Cloaks,
And everything requisite to a strictly FIRST-CLASS
ESTABLISHMENT, in Oregon.
It will cost very little to send to us for samples and
prices, and it will enable everybody to take advantage
of the recent decline in the price of DRY GOODS.
We also keep a Full Line of
ESI CENTS' FURNISHING COODS.J
Clarke & Henderson,
Corner First audWRshing;ton Ntreets,
BEST PLOW IN THE WORLD
j II mass or
Oliver's Chilled MetaL
It will run lisrhter, tnrn and do better
work of all kinds, than any other plow
made. Beware of Imitations. See that
the name "Ouvzh" and this trade mark are on
the beam of the Plow.
The gennlne Outsr Chilled Plows can b had
only from us, or our authorised agents.
KNAPP, BURRELL Su CO.
For Oregon and Washington Territory,
A COXQUERER OF CONSUMPTION I
BAL SAM !
FOR THE LUNGS
Eradicates Coughs, Colds, Pneumonia, Bronchitis,
Asthma, Croup, Wboopintr Cough, - and all
diseases of the breathing organs.
Is the Leading Specific for Consumption.
It soothes and heals the membranes of the Lungs,
inflamed and poisoned by the disease, and remedies the
night sweats and tightness across the chest which ac
Is not an incurable malady. It is only necessary to
have the right remedy, and Hall's llalsam is that, rem
edy. Don't despair of relief, for this benign Specific
may cure you, even though professional aid fails.
Head tlxo Following i
Dr. D. D. Wright, ot Cincinnati, sends us the sub
joined professional indorsement : "I have prescribed
Hall's Balsam in a large number of cases, and always
with success." He adds that "in one case a patient
with every appearance of confirmed consumption, was
restored to his usual health soon after commencing to
take the Balsam."
John Kuhn, of Lafayette, Ind., writes: "One year
ago I was to all appearances in the last stages of con
sumption, and got so low our doctor said 1 would not
live twenty-four hours." Mr. Kuhn further states that
"after taking nine bottles of Hall's Balsam he is now
in perfect health, having used no other medicine."
The above brief extracts are taken from a
Mass of Evidence !
Which has been accumulating during a period of twenty-nine
years, proving the etflcacy of Hall's Balsam in
all cases where the breathing organs are affected, and
showing the estimation in which the remedy is held by
the public and the medical profession. Sold by all
druggists. Price SI per bottle.
JOHN F. HENRY, CURRAN & CO,
8 College Place, New York.
KS- BEWARE OF IMITATIONS. Ask for Hall's Bal
sam for the Lungs, and take no other.
HODGE, DAVIS & CO., Agents.
SCROLL SAWS !
HOLLY & WALNLT. ' SAW AND PATTERNS.
1ST Write for Price List "
DAYTON & HALL, rortland, Or.
Coker's Employment Agency,
Furnishes HELP of all Kinds FREE OF CHARGE.
J. R. COKER, Portland, Oregon.
HACHENEY & BEN'O,
NORTHWEST COR. FIRST AND TAYLOR STREETS:
HAVE ON HAND A FULL. COMPLETE AND
Fresh Stock of Field, Flower and Garden Seeds,
Shrubs, Fruit and Ornamental Trees, Bulbs, etc, which
have been carefully selected, and offer the same for sale
at the lowest market rates.
tyCataJogues furnished on application.
And all kinds of HarUe Work.
Send for illustration. Designs and Price Lists before
you order from anybody else.
1856. KHAFP, BUBBEIX l'& CO., 878
Front, First and Ash Streets, Portland, Oregon,
IMPORTERS OF ;:::..
THE CELEBRATED BAIN FARE! WAG OH.
This cut represents the BAIN THIMBLE-SKEIN WAGON, medium size, com
plete, with Top Box, Holler Brake and Spring Seat, The Bain Wagon ia so wel
known to the farmers and freighters of this coast that it seems needless for us to
say anything in its praise. We have sold them for the past thirteen years, and
warranted every one sold, and the total claims for defective material or workman
ship during that time have not amounted to one cent on each wagon sold. This
fact speaks louder than anything we can say in their praise. The
1'atent Hkeln Tightener,
On the Bain Wagon is a valuable improvement, and is on no other wagon For
the coming season all farm wagons will have the uew
Patent Oil Tubes with Brass Screw Caps,
Which avoid the necessity of taking off the wheels to oil the axles an arrangement
which teamsters will fully appreciate. We feel safe in asserting that there is no
other wagon in the market that will compare with the Bain as now made in quality
of materia! used, and in completeness and excellency of workmanship. Our
wagons are made to order, estiecially for our trade, and we pay extra to have all
tbe timber kxtra sklecteb out of thoroughly seasoned stock. All the wheels are
put through soaked in boiling linseed oil before setting of tires, making shrink
age impossible. Mr. Bain dous this in a more thorough manner than some others,
who simply make a pretense of doing it, and make the application, if at all, only in
"hommiat.hforlnw( " TVih Vnivl U'nrk tin. mil imnmir bm ovIm Iimvv Ki. nt'tlm
same tiine every thing is well proportioned. We challenge the most critical comparison with any and every other make of wairon. and while wl do not claim to sell the
cheapest wagon, as far as dollars and cents are concerned, we do claun to sell as good a wagon as can be made, and one that will prove the cheapest in theend.
tar Send for Circular and Price List.
OREGON HACK OR FOUR SPRING WAGON.
GUARANTEED TO BE THE BEST HACK IN MARKET.
THE LARGEST STOCK. THE BEST ASSORTMENT. THE LEADING MACHINES.
The Oldest and Leading House in the Trade and Prices always at the Lowest Liring Hates.
o w s. Harrows.
i AT THE LOWEST POSSIBLE
The Following are the Goods we are celling
The La Eelle Wagons,
FARM. FREIOHT AND SPRING, manufactured in
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, in close proximity to the best
timber region in the United States. The ready sale of
these wagons has been truly wonderful, over bOO hav
ing been sold in Oregon since January 1, ls8. This,
with the unbounded satisfaction they have given,
speaks for itself. We claim the most thoroughly ironed
and best finished wagon in the market, and will fully
warrant every wagon for one year
Buford's Black Hawk and Clipper Plows,
Buford's California Sulky Plows,
Collins' Genuine Cast Steel Plows,
and Single Plows,
the strongest and best-finished Plows in the market.
KKnEnBER We keen only Flrst-clas
Tl'KAL MACIIISCKI, - Send lor
tjF" Cut this out, as it will not again appear
in this paper.
RE.&D, BEAD !
It you want to
SAVE MONEY !
SAMUEL'S CLUBBING AGENCY
.. FOR ALL ..
Eastern and California Publications
113 Mor Rises St., Bet. Fifth axn Sixth,
Receives subscriptions for any one publication at Club
bing Rates, saving 25 cents to tl 00 to the subscriber
on each and every publication.
New York Daily Graphic (the only daily
illustrated paper in the world). $12 00
American Law Times and Report 6 00
American Agriculturalist 1 60
Army and Navy Journal 6 00
American Union i 2 00
Atlantic Monthly 4 00
American Journal of Education 1 60
American Naturalist 4 00.
. 8 50
American Poultry Journal.... 1 25
Harper's (Bazaar, Weekly or Monthly),
Frank liCslie's Weekly, Chimney Cor
ner, or Lady's Journal 4 00
Frank Ix-slie's Sunday Magazine 8 00
Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly 3 00
Frank Leslie's Ladies Magazine 3 60
Deranrest's Magazine 8 00
Peterson's , 2 00
Oodey's 2 00
Eclectic. 5 00
Popular Science Monthly... 5 00
Scrihners' 4 00
Lippincott's ; , 4 00
Gardner's Monthly & Horticulturist... .. 2 10'
Western Farm Journal 2 00
Christian Union. .... S 00
Hebrew Leader. 5 00
Keligio-Philosophical Journal 3 16
Waverly Magazine . . 5 00
Littells Living Age 8 00
Phrenological Journal 2 00
Chicago Journal of Commerce 3 00
Chicairo Inter-Ocean 165
Engineering and Mining Journal 4 00
Philadelphia Photographer 5 00
Young Israel and Lebanon. 3 00
St. Nicholas 3 00
Nurserv ........ 1 00
Rod and Oun, Forest and Stream 4 00
S. F. Chronicle. 4 2 50
8. F. Bulletin 3 00
8. F. Argonaut 4 00.
All other publications at proportionately low rates
Send a postal card stating what paers you desire, and
I will immediately forward you my estimate for them.
SAMUEL'S CLUBBING AGENCY,
Carriage and Wagon Hardware,
Axles, Springs, Forged and Malleable Irons, Buggy and
Carriage Top Trimmings. All Hardware
required to complete a job.
CARRIAGE & WAGON WOODWORK.
Hubs, Spokes, Rims, Spokes, Shafts, Poles, Oak, Ash,
Hickory and Whitewood Lumber,
And the justly Celebrated
SARVEN PATENT WHEELS.
We call the attention of the public and all old custo
mers to the above adrertiscment, and as we are the only
establishment engaged exclusively in the line in Ore
gon, we intend to pay che attention to the wants of
the market and our customers.
Our stock is large, new, and selected expressly lor us,
and is being increased by every steamer.
E. J. NORTHRUP A CO..
Corner or First and Main street,
Morning Star Restaurant.
Comer Second and Washington Streets, Portland, Ogn.
O. C. RIDES, Proprietor.
Board, per month, from..... 00 to $30 00
Hoard, per week, from 8 00 to 8 00
Board, per day, from..i-..-... .... -. i A 5S
Board, per meal, from ... to 60
Private Rooms for Ladies and Families.
Frait, Shade, Ornamental and Sot
Trees, Viae and Shrubbery.
Choice Trees, 25 cents each, 18 per hundred. Sen4
for Catalogue and Price List.
J, H. SETTLEMIER,
j pARMlMPLEMENTS and JjfCHINES.
IMPORTERS AND DEALERS IN
The Brown Sulky Plow,
Champion of the Field, made entirely of Iron
and Steel. The draft direct from end of beam. By
the use of two levers, the plow can be made to
. run level even the side hill. The sale of
this Sl'LKY has been enormous, not
alone on this coast but ALL
OVER THE WORLD.
La Dow's Jointed PnlTerizing
The Bent In the Market, -S3
The Vi heel Oangs being united by a series of Universal
Joint Boxes, allows each part to accommodate itself
to uneven surfaces. Wheels larger than anv other
made. The inner wheels of each gang are brought
CIooiIh, all of wliieri we ITLLT WASK1XT
Circular and Metlueed Price ltt.
ALISKY & HEGELE.
AVING GREATLY ENLARGED OCB FACTORY
Also offer them a large stock of Christmas Goods, such as 8ugar Tovs, Glazed Toys, Fancy Out Bsarta, Tre Or
naments, Fancy Paper boxes, Christmas Tree Candles, Glass Balls, Cornucopias, Imitations of Animals, etc., for
selection. Send for our catalogues and price list for 1878-70. .
ALISKY & HEQELE.
Ko. IIS First Street-Factorr 28 Alder Street. Adjoining- Odd Fellow Temple.
T-J064; PORTLAND, OREGON.
Milwaukie Nurseries, y 1 Ikw 0 1 1 it J ti
ESTABLISHED 1847. WU3 LM-HC ', " 5
- . . BStlsf sL..'.n, .JtaL'-.,. T-r i-ii it4 fbji
SOLE AGENTS FOB THE UNRIVALLED
FOR SEASON 1878-79 STANDARD ASD ESTEI 0BaHS,
- , J. W. PRENTICE CO.,
LARGE STOCK, M,"tcDe'e",Portand-regt,n-
ww-Jk., USE NONE BUT THE
LOW PRICES. COLUMBIA COAL OIL,
THE BEST IN THE MARKET.
Send for Oar JTew Catalogue. II. ACKEBHAN dfe CO.,
Sole Agent for the North Pacific Coast,
Seth Lnelling & Son, 8 North Front Street, Pon&nd, Ora.
Children can Make Money Raising
GREAT REDUCTION IN PRICES. Lttthir MjeW, '
J SIMON & CO., (fy
Dtar,in O Send for ' f '
Doors, Window, Blinds and Glass tSJ J
' WEIGHTS, CORDS AND PULLETS, J ''nMkrog" V-j
128 Front St.. bet. Washing; ton Alder. f PU'UT fy' i&J I "v '
jet lm PORTLAND, OREGON. .v .J v-t..,M jt
BLUE VITRIOL, J- A- thowihudge.
' Direct Importer and Dealer ia .
by barrel or box. LEATHER AND SHOE FINDINGS,
. . , - , . Jfo. 141 Front L Portland, Or.
A Large Lot of our own lm porta-
tion, and will be sold Tery low. BURTON HOUSE
Corner Third and F Street, ,
WOT) RE. DAVIS & CO Ne" the 8touMhP d Klulroad Ifepott,
UVJUU) AJX. AKf V V Vr.J . poHXLxjjr), OREGON
wnoieaio orxtst. Lewiston & Fretland, Proprietors
. j ' ;.. (LaU of Minn sou House.)
DANIEL. J. MAliABKET, '"rm " no J" r" to thta hoom
. . . THE BEST - HOTEL 1ST POST LAND
Shipper, Commission Merchant, :
And Wholesale Dealer in
GRAIN, FLOUR, FEED, DAIRY PRODUCE, PRO- JOHN H. WOOBRl'MI
visions, How, Hides, BaifS, Aflricultural Seeds, '
(Staple Groowies. Consignment and orders solicited. CIGAR JJlANUFACTUliEIJ,
Offloe and Warehouse, No. 40 First street, Portland, Or a ND DEALER IN FINE HAVANA CIGARS, CI-
San Francisco Office, M Davis street. Il, Kwetlf. wt the be brands of Chewing and
Smoking Tobacco. No Chinese Empjoysd.
v No. 68 First Ktreet, Portland. Or.
OREGON CORN. i
148 Bashels to the Acre. Oregon Standard Soap Works,
4 ITER 18 TEARS OF EXPERIMENTS I HA V IRVING WEBB, Proprietors,
A produced a n.wrietT oX , PORTLAND, OREGON.,
walto 0E"laa.t Com. The only steam factory north ot San Francisco, Send
That ripens thoroughly and yields large crops in the lor circular and price list.
climate of Oregon: lB citable farmers to secure a change
of crop and produce another miire proBtable than wheat .-rrm.v -n . t-w -s-tn-n r- .
I will sell this seed at the following prices for this seac FIAE FAliji lOB c ALEs
son: a-2 50 per bushel delivered at the depot in Oregwi
City, or ia one pound packages, postals paid, twenty- 800 -3k-Crs-
fire cents each. P. M. Rl.Nfc ARSON, , s jaAJi esia
Oregon City, OregM. fSE OF THE BEST FARMS TNCBEGOK. KA
J fin state of cultivation, fully tniead, xecllant
tj T1 T ;'..';. buildings, steam power and all late im TroremenU u
Xl JD sEf JLf Ad m C agricultural BMchinsry. ' Everything U-be mid at
. bargain. It produced 10,0ou bushels of wheat in 177
PHOTOeRAFHEB. and 8,000 bushel in 1878. 1 good far an arsntgs of
nin thousand buahis rvsry year.
No. 167 and 169 First Street ,ipratottittnbf!rr.
i Portland, Oregon. " i HmjJZi&S ISA
Description and Prices.
Size No. 2. Patent wheels, three feet eight inches
and four feet tw inches high. Solid oollar txlet), on
and one-eighth inches; plain bed, with patent round
corners; two steps; top of body bound with iron;
leather dash; two cushioned seats, with laxy backs; it Uh
pole and ratchet brake. Capacity, 800 pounds. Piles,
with patent wheels, (200.
Sizs No. 3. Solid collar axles, one and one-fourth
inches; same style and finish as size i. Capacity, 1,009
pounds. Price, 8210.
8izs No. 4. --One and three-eighths inch solid colla
axles; same fittings as other. Capacity, 1,600 pounds,
Price, with patent wheels, 9230.
Same wagon with longer bed and three scats, 1230.
Wagons, Etc,: Etc..
near to a cutting edge with each other, throwing tha
loosened earth in opposite direction, from ths oesUr,
leaving no ridge in the center, which has been s
great objection heretofore to all Harrows of the kind.
The cutting angle of the wheel gangs can b changed
instantly and fastened at any desired angle, both at
once, by means of the hand lever by ths driver without
leaving the seat: jT Earmers, buy no other until you
see the La Dow's.
McSherry Drills and Seeders,
IMPROVED FORCE FEED. Bunching the grain is
an impossibility with the McSherry Drill. In this
Drill and Seeder, straws and obstruction are carried
out by the spiral wheels. The quantity te be sown per
acre is regulated by cog wheels, the only reliable man-
uer o sow grain.
Fnll and Complete 1.1 ae of AGRICTIV
FRANK BROTHERS & CO.,
104 and 106 Front Street, Portland, Oregon;
WE ARE KOW PREPARED BETTER THAN EVER TO
X 33 O.