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OREGON' CUT, TIII'RSDir, DEC, I), IS77.
The President's Message.
We Lave never hail cause to doubt
Mr. Ilajes' integrity or honesty pf pur
pose, and now that lie Las delivered to
the nation his great message, fraught j
with all the vital subjects that interest
ns aa a body politic, and has shown in
a terse and nobie way his views an,G his
hopes concerning the future, our confi
dence in him is doubly t-eated and our
regard donbly cemented. His remarks
on the pacification of the country are
but tho outpouriugs of an honest Amer
ican. Concerning the maintenance of a
standing army in a free State, he shows
how closely he has allied his policy to
honest duty in the following words:
"The discontinuance of the use of the
army for the purpose of upholding locul
government in two States of the Union
"was no less a constitutional duty and a
re-insurance under the circumstances
existing at the time that it i3, was a
much needed measure toward the restor
ation of local self-government and pro
motion of national harmony." Could
"Washington or Jefferson bavo said more
than this? Ilis highest aim was his
country's good, and he has struck the
In regard to specie resumption Ilayes
takes the high gTonnd that i4 will bene
fit the workingmen and producers. Ilis
"words are singular!' plain, and easily
digested: "To them" (the industrious
masses) "it seems to me it is of prime
importance that their labor should be
compensated in money which is in itself
iixed in exchangeable value by being
irrevokably measured by the labor nec
essary to its production. This perma
nent quality of the money of the people
is sought for and can only be gained by
the resumption of specie payment. The
rich, the speculative, the operating, the
money dealing classes, may not always
feel the mischiefs of, or may find casual
profits in a variable currency, but the
misfortunes of such a currency to those
who are paid salaries or wages are in
On the silver question the President
is very emphatic in his remarks, and
considers that as the bonds were sold at
a time when tle government would ac
cept only gold dollars, to pay them now
in silver would be "regarded by the
creditors as a repudiation of the free
obligation assumed." lie thinks on the
score of fair dealing that silver should
hot bo remonetized, and as in every
thing else, where such an honorable
course is taken, his arguments are clear,
forcible and convincing. The rest of
the message treats of the civil service,
foreign affairs, relations with Cuba and
Mexico, government finances, foreign
trade, the army and navy, and questions
of minor importance.
Throughout Mr. Ilayes is reassuring
and gives to U3 more tliiu "confidence
in the commonwealth." Every sentence
shows how intently he has studied the
different vexations subjects on which ho
treats, and every word breathes of his
purity and patriotism.
' As a statesman's paper or a literary
production it is far beyoud anything of
the kind we have ever read.
Honor to Whom Honor is Due.
"While it is possible that tho Iienton
Democrat gushed a little too freely
even if it didn't "slop" over in its
leader last week on General Iloward,
we heartily concur with it in any move
to show that "Bible Chief" all honor.
"We may. truly consider him anOregon
ian, and it is an indisputable fact that
the brilliant campaign against the Nez
Perces was borne through all its hard
ships and managed from its beginning
to its end by that "Christian Soldier."
To him belongs all the glory as Presi
dent Ilayes has wisely seen fit to give
bim in his recent message and we trust
there are no journalists here of the Le
land type who would seek to rob him of
every honor, principally because he
is a Christian. Honor to whom honor
Week before last the Sunday Colum
.linn, published at Portland, came out
:sans its customary "Lies of the Week,"
o and to use a Hiberuicism, the next time
it came out it didn't come out at all.
ne Sabbath day without its usual dose
of lies killed it. This should be a warn-
ing to the Oreyonian when it speaks
patronizingly of Mr. Ilayes, for one
more truism like that of Thursday will
send it too to Hail Columbia (on the)
Amidst the turmoil of nominations
by the Republicans for we have heard
of Dolph for Governor and Mitchell for
Senator letit not be forgotten that we
have already pledged (?) ourself for
n. "W. Scott, the weathercock of the
Oregoniim , for the latter office.
Eustis, Democrat, was admitted as
Senator from Louisiana on the 10th.
This is the last disputed seat, and the
Senate is now full for the first time
since the "Into unpleasantness." The
complexion of that bodv is 30 Repub
licans, GG Democrats and one Indepen
dent. The latest jiolitieal roorback is a re
port that a large sum of money was sent
to New Jersey by jealous Democrats
who have an eye on the year 18S0, in
order to keep down Gen. McClellan's
The California Legislature i3 now in
session, and there is no lack of Demo
cratic candidates for Senator Sargent's
Leluud Stanford in Oregon.
We suppose it is no new story to our
readers that tho opposition' line of
steamers running from Portland to San
Francisco is owned and kept up by
Leland Stanford and Company. The
same company that owns the old line
also controls the Oregon and California
railroad, "and if Leland Stafford suc
ceeds in "crowding the Steamship Com
pany to the wall" (as it is said he has
boasted he will do), then the O. &. C.
road will fall an easy prey to his avari
cious fingers, and Oregon will be for
ever under his mercenary thumb.- In
other words, the Central Pacific Rail
road Company will own Oregon, and
freights will go up to such a figure that
the prices once charged by a steamboat
company on this river will appear like
the veriest bagatelles.
The company now in power have al
ways treated Oregon fairly in charges,
and they are alone to-day in monetary
efforts to bring immigrants to this State.
We are not paid for writing this article,
nor do we wish a pass over Mr.Villard's
line, but we have felt it our duty, know
ing the facts and reading Oregon's ruin
in the shadow cast before, to apprise
those not so well situated to learn the
workings of corporations, that they
must, for the future good, for the pur
pose of strangling a blood-sucking mon
opoly in its infancy, do all they can in
the present struggle to help their tried
friend, the old Steamship Company.
Scott on the Message.
Not that we consider it a criterion of
good that the Oreyoman endorses a thing,
in a general sense, but when it has been
discharging its heavy guns of invective
for months past at a certain man and
his policy that man being President
Hayes and suddenly veers around and
thunders about his late message as "ex
cellent throughout, in tone and in spir
it," we are of those who . believe that
either Rutherford B. Ilayes is a paragon
or a man whom all good Republicans
As the closest reading of his masterly
message hts convinced ns that the latter
is an impossibility, we are driven to
take sides with the captious Ore'jonlan,
and consider him a model. It was really
refreshing to read from that demi-semi-Democratic
paper, after its feeble lash
ings, that "Hayes is no longer the re
cording clerk of the senatorial will."
This from such a great man as Harvey
Scott is worth untold million? to the
administration, and we shall see to it
that he is tho candidate of the Repub
licans for the U. S. Senate from this
Fixe Stock Coming. A Toronto cor
respondent of the Spirit of the Times,
under date of the 12th ult., says: "Messrs
Long Sc Armstrong, of this city, leave
lor Oregon to-morrow, where they in
tend starting a stock farm. They take
with them a car load of fashionable
stock, com prising four finely In-ed mares,
a black colt by Messenger Duroc, dam,
Lady "Whitman a powerful open-gated
fellow, standing 1G hands; also a bay
two-year-old. by Henry Clay ,Jr., stands
15 hands, dam by Fairbanks' Black
nawk. They leave here with the best
wishes of a host of friends."
The Second Coming. Mrs. A. J.
Duniway, of the Nero Northwest, says:
They are raising a new Savior near
Walla "Walla. "We saw him. He very
much resembles the pictures and stat
utes of Jesus we examined on exhibition
at the Centennial. Ho plays at marbles
in the streets, like other children, and
his teachings are said "to confound
the wisdom of all the priests. Eight
teen hnndred years ago he would have
been crucified; to-day his followers are
laughed at. Is the world progressing ?
A quiet, old-fashioned Democrat from
the Northwest not a -member of Con
gress said to the World's "Washington
correspondent recently: "I have only
one fear for our men in the nouse. I
don't know that they drink any more
whisky than' the Republicans, but it
goes more to their heads. That sort of
thing is never safe except with a set
tled policy and an administration of
The coming winter promises to bo the
raot fearful known in England for
many years. Everybody is cutting
down expenses, and in London alone
there are 42.000 fewer male servants on
the tax list than two years ago. The
coal trade is paralyzed, many of the
great mills have closed and strikes are
frequent and general. Crime has al
ready alarmingly increased, and much
apprehension is felt in all parts of the
Senator Kernan says that he will give
hi3 consent to an issue of $25,000,000 in
silver to be legal tender in sums less
than five dollars, but only on condition
that the one and two dollar Treasury
notes be retired, and the law prohibit
ing national banks from issuing bills
for less than five dollars be enforced.
Salem Statesman : The Polk county
gi anger, Gen. J. W. Nesmith. is talked
of for the Legislature over in Polk. The
General has a kind of hankering after
Legislative honors, we believe, but in
this case it is for the purpose of clean
ing out these "Oregon stables."
The Keely motor is now acknowledg
ed to be a failure. Some 6200,000 has
been sunk in attempts to perfect the
machine, out of which Keely is said to
have saved a competence.
The leading candidate for the seat of
Senator Sargent is Mr. Mark McDonald,
a San Francisco speculator, in stocks.
He used to be a country school teacher
Isaac Staats, of Polk county, was ap
pointed justice of the peace by Gov
ernor Abernethey in 1S45, and has held
that office continuously ever since, with
the exception of one or two terms,' and
holds it still.
"Washington, D. C. , Nov. 23, 1377.
Tho Senate adjourned last n'ght till
Monday morning. The exciting discus
sion upon the admission of Senators
from Louisiana and South Carolina so
affected the Senators generally that rest
became a necessity, hence the deferring
of further business until next week. Mr.
Thurman particularly, we think, stands
in need of recuperation, for he was so
completely discomfitted by Mr. Conk
ling when he attempted his little slight-of-hand
trick in parliamentary tactics of
having the journal amended so as to
give tho Democrats the control of the
day's business, that at least three days'
retirement seem necessary to restore his
equilibrium. Only a few days ago Mr.
Thurman took it upon himself to ad
minister a rebuke to Mr. Hoar for at
tempting what he termed House tactics
to defeat a certain measure, and pomp
ously said, "We are gentlemen here in
the Senate." Yet here he is resorting
to legerdemain, in wliich even Mr. Bay
ard would not support him, to obtain
an alteration of the journal. That little
bit of hocus pocus pleasantry of Messrs
Randall and Bland in the House, by
which a new bill was substituted for the
silver bill reported by the committee, is
hardly half as sharp a dodge as this of
Mr. Thurman. But he failed, and what
is worse than detection Mr. Bayard fell
back on his hoaor, rebuked Mr. Thur
man for taking the position he did, and
madeconsiderable unpleasantness in the
Democratic camp. Mr. Ewing is at
tempting to get his elephant, the anti
resumption bill, through the House,
and yesterday closed the debate upon
the measure with a sophistical and in
genious speech. But where the oppo
sition with their load of amendments
and budget full of dilatory expediency
will land him, he or ourselves must solve
to-day. The changeling, we cannot call
it anything else under the score of
amendments it carries, presents an an
omalous appearance, and we take it that
to-day's voting is more a matter of form
than "desire of Mr. Ewing to have it go
to the Senate as it stands. The Paris
Exposition bill was passed by the House
after protracted debate and will become
a law as it now stands. Gen. Le Due,
the commissioner of agriculture, will
use every endeavor to make the exhibi
tion of our agricultural products a suc
cess. He will show our processes of
growing, threshing and grinding wheat,
anil of making it into bread. He will
exhibit cotton in all its places from the
growing and ripening plant up to the
production of cloth, and will not neg
lect any other channel of industry com
ing within his domain, in so far as the
appropriation will permit. The sum
appropriated, 150,000, is too small and
should have been at least double that
figures. The silver oill, as nmeuded by
the Senate committee, gives general sat
isfaction, and does not promise to re
ceive much comment at any handssince
there is an evident desire to test the
workings of remonetization in some
form or other. The feeling here is much
more liberal on the silver question than
on resumption, for the auti-resumption-ists
are opposed to resuming on any
basis, and claim that no attempt in that
direction shoukl be made by the gov
ernment for years to come. Beyond tho
exciting episode in the Senate yesterday
and Sam Cox's witty speech in the
House, little of interesting nature oc
curred in the proceedings of either body
during the week. Appropriation bills
are usually of a soporific or evaporating
natur6 that they either put everybody
to sleep or cause a wholesale disappear
ance of the members from the hall. The
coalition between Messrs Patterson and
Conover and the Democrats upon the
question of Hamburgh Butler's admis
sion to the Senate excites great com
ment and may yet lead to disastrous re
sults. Patterson is under indictment
in South Carolina, and the question of
power'to take him down there for trial
is now being argued in our district
courts. That the whole thing is in
tended to co-erce him into resignation
or into voting for Butler.no one doubts
who notes how little foundation there is
for an indictment against him. But as
southern courts, like court martials, are
organized to acquit or convict, and not
to try upon the actual merits of the
case the indictment is as powerful in
its effects as had the Senator been actu
ally guilty of wrong doing. Mr. Pat
terson sucenmbs and like Geu'l Ames
makes a virtue of necessity. He votes
for Mr. Butler, and we doubt whether
the whole Republican party can infuse
stamina enough into his paralytic body
to stand up against the Butler pressure.
Owing to the absenco of several Repub
lican Senators the Democrats came near
seating Bntler ami but for the shrewd
tactics of Mr. Edmunds would have
succeeded. Mr. Edmunds had been
absent several days on a shooting expe
dition and fortunately returned in time
to take a hand in defeating the" Demo
cratic designs to destroy the Republican
majority in the Senate. He is by far
superior to any other man in this body
as a tactician. No cucumber can be
cooler than he.and no Senator can with
stand his sarcasm and innuendo, and as
these qualities are united with a most
wonderfnl knowledge of law and prece
dent, the Democrats have a poor show
in a fight. They are bitter indeed over
his present success. Many who have
watched Mr. Blaine's triumphant sue- ,
cess in the House doubtless wonder why
he ij. not foremost in the frays in the
Senate. There he led the forlorn hope,
and was the greatest general which di
rected the attack upon the enemy's
works, whether in front or by flank,
and whenever a weak spot in his own
ranks occurred, his plume, like that of j
the Black Prince in Ivanhoe, appeared I
in the midst to reform and reorganize j
his men. Yet in the Senate he has been '
on the background and seemingly is as j
powerless as Napoleon in St. Helena. .
The two bodies are so essentially differ-
ent iu their nature that altogether dif- j
ferent leadership is required, and while
Mr. Blaine possesses those character- ;
istic3 which enable him to combine and
organize his party in the House, for j
either offensive or defensive operations, j
yet in the Senate ha must necessari y j
bealieutenant only under Mr.Edmunds. i
His ill health is more due to the inani- j
tion forced upon him by Senate usages :
and dignities than to tho disappointed ;
ambition which the Democrats assign ;
as the cause. He is a politician and
accustomed to political reverses, and
had hi3 friends left him in the House
the Democrats would have felt his pow-
ers as much in the future as in the past.
He is a caged lion where he is. Gen'l
Kearney claimed that commanding two .
company posts on the frontier had ossi- j
I COURTESY OF BANCROFT LIBRARY,
fied the brains of our officers and if Mr.
Blaine can escape similar ossification in
the Senate we shall be surprised. "We
need him in the House. It is his field.
Sam Cox surpassed himself in the speech
made in opposition to the Paris appro
priation, and for an hour kept the House
in a roar of laughter. "We almost wish
Mr. Conger had not made Sammy mad
by probing him with some of his sarcasm.
Richmond, Dec. 6. Gen. Asa Rogers,
second auditor, to-day in a communica
tion to tho general assembly, made an
nouncement that 35,000 worth of cou
pon bonds have been abstracted from
tho Treasurer's office and funded the
second time "under the funding act of
March 30, 1871. The developments but
disclose new facts in the defalcation of
State Treasurer, Joseph Mayo, in 1873,
for which he was indicted but not tried,
he being adjudged insane by the court.
New York, Dec. 10. Peter B. Swee
ney to-day paid tho last installment of
$44)0,000 and interest which he agreed
to pay this city in settlement of the
Tweed ring suits against him. At noon
Judge Noah Davis vacated the attach
ments upon Sweeney's property, and
immediately transfers of it were made
to Jay Gould and other purchasers who
furnished the cash for the settlement.
This arrangement, Sweeney's friends
declare, strips him entireley of his real
estate, and leaves him to begin anew
the search for fortune. He is a lawyer
and now resumefrhis profession.
Chas.E.Smith, president of the Read
ing Railroad Company, during eight
years ending ia 1800, publishes to
morrow a letter disclosing a startling
report made lo its managers years ago,
but which has been hitherto suppress
ed. The report was made by Smith
Lippincott, the publisher, and Isaac
llickley, as a committee of the manag
ers, and embraces statements and statis
tics which Smith says show the real
earnings of the railroad and the coal
ami iron company since 1801 have been
only 2,317,000, while the dividends
paid by tho road were 18,010,000, or
more than seven times the real profits;
also that the amount of floating debt
was concealed by transfers made ou the
books for the purpose, and that tho loss
on the collieries worked by the company
has 'been. 2,050,000, an.l the gain on
those leased over 1,750.000. Smith
pleads iil health as the reason for not
sooner discovering and exposing the
bad condition of the company.
The Tribune'.'! Washington special says
Controller Knox takes a rather gloomy
view of the future of the silver question.
He believes there will be a two-thirds
majority in the Senate in favor of the
Bland bill reported from the committee
on finance, and that the Senate would
pass that bill over a veto by the Presi
dent. In this opinion one of the most
pronounced of the hard money, men in
the Seuate also concurs, and he is a
Senator who is as well qualified to judge
what the temper of the Senate is as any
one in that bony. He says the bill will
certainly pass by fully a two-thirds vote,
and that contrary to the general opinion
when absentees return it will be seen
that the bill has even greater strength
than it now appears to have. These
expressions do not refer to the Bland
bill in the form iu which it w;is passed
by tha House, but to the bill reported
by the finance committee of the Senate,
with the free coinage section stricken
Nkw Yokk, "Dec. 11. Tho Trihune's
special from Wasnington says: In the
conviction that tho silver bill in some
modified form reported by the Senate
committee will jxiss by a two-thirds
vote ami so be carried over the veto, in
case the President should interpose one,
a large pool is reported to have been
formed in Washington for tho purpose
of buying gold, under the belief that
the remonetization if silver even with
out free coinage will send up the price
of gold rapidly. One gentleman acting
on this beliefj'is reported to have pur
chased 200,000 worth of gold.
Director Linderman says ho has al
ready cleared the decks aud prepared
for actiou, so that if the silver bill bo
comes a law tho mints will be ready to
issue Jsilver dollars within 21 hours
Washington, Dec. 10. Sargent to
day introduced his last year's bill, to
restrict the immigration of Chinese,
with only one alteration, namely, that
it shall take effect from and after the 1st
day of next September. It prohibits the
entry of more than ten Chinese into the
jurisdiction of the United States by any
one vessel, and provides that any attempt
to violate this prohibition shall make
the master of the vessel liable to six
months' imprisonment and to a penalty
of 100 for each Mongolian taken on
board or brought to this country ex
ceeding the number ten. This penalty
is also to be a lien on the offending ves
sel, and vigilance is incited by promise
that the informers be given one half of
tho penalties collected through their
City of Mexico, Dec. G. Ex-President
Lerdo De Tejacle has written a let
ter stating it is his intention to with
draw all pretensions to the Mexican
presidency. Ho intends to retire to
France, and desires his name shall be
no longer used for political purposes,
and recommends" Gen. Escobedo to the
suffrages of his friends. These profes
sions are not believed in by many of his
political supporters. Various bodies of
troops are niarciiingptowari tne irontier.
Bvchap.kst, Dec. 10. Plevna- is now
in the hands of the Russo-Roumanian
After a severe engagement yesterday
before Plevna, Osman Pasha, who was
wounded, surrendered unconditionally.
The Turks in Plevna were dying of
hunger and cold. There is great joy
here. Bucharest, is covered with flags.
The ulsic Rvsse makes the following
announcement: Osman Pasha attempt
ed to break through in the direction of
Widdin. He was attacked in front and
rear and was compelled to lay down his
arms after a glorious struggle in which
he was seriously wounded. All with one
voice praise his conduct.
New York, Dec. 11. Special advices
from Bucharest put the number of Turk
ish prisoners taken at Plevna at 40,000,
and the number of guns captured at 400.
Tho ground which was the scene of the
sorti- was litterally strewn with thous
ands of dead and dying. The sufferings
of the Turks in the beleagnred town
were awful. Cold, disease and famine
had decimated their ranks and reduced
the soldier3 to living skeletons.
A special from Rome says the Pope is
suffering intense agony to-day, and un
less speedily relieved can not survive
Bucharest, Dec. 12. A report here
that Osman Pasha's attempF to break
out was caused by a combined Russian
and Roumanian assault on his position,
is purely imaginary. The sortie was
solely prompted by tho entire failuro of
provisions. Osman crossed the river
Yid, attacked and took fort Dolny Etro
polje. The Russians and Roumanians
were hnrried up from Susorla and Buk
ova. After terrible carnage O'man at
tempted to re-enter Plevna, but it had
meanwhile been occupied by Russians
and Roumanians from Grivitza. Osman
on finding himself thus surrounded, al
though wounded in the foot personally
conducted negotiations for surrender.
He expressly announced that he surren
dered unconditionally to the emperor.
Simultaneously with the main sortie
the Turks made a sortie against the
Roumanian position on the right bank
of the Vid, but this was feebly conduct
ed, and the Turks in that quarter sur
rendered almost unresistingly. The
whole Turkish artillery train was cap
tnred in the immediate neighborhood
of Plevna. The Russian and Rouman
ian armies made a triumphal entry into
the town at 3:30 Monday afternoon.
A youth named Thomas Livingston,
of Douglas county, cut his foot last
week while splitting stove-wood. He
paid little atttention to it, though it
bled freely. That night about eleven
he 'complained of feeling queer, and
fainted. Before a physician could be
obtained he died, having simply bled
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Washington county, airainst John Sijo, of
Washington countv, for abandoning his
homestead entry, No. 2ft21, dated Aug. 14. 1875,
upon the Iyts Xo. 4, 5, 6, and 7 of Section 2,
Township 2 South, Range 1 Vest, in Wash
ington county, Oregon, with a view to the
cancellation of said entry .-the saicfarties
are hereby summoned to appear at this
otlice on the lth day of January, 1S78. at 10
o'clock A. M., to respond and furnish testi
mony concerning said alleged abandonment.
O'WKX WADE, ltegister,
dcc!3-4t. T. U. IIAKUISOX, Receiver.
THOMAS C 'HARM AN
DKSIRES TO INFORM THE CITIZENS Or
Oregon City and of the Willamette Val
ley, that he is still on hand and doing b i
ness on the old motto, that '
A. JTimble 8i Penceis Better than a Slow Shilling
I have just returned from San ;Francisco,
where 1 purchased one of the
LARGEST AND 'BEST SELECTED
STOCK OF GOODS
ever before offered in this city; and consists In
part, as follows :
Boots and Shoes,
Clothing, Dry Goods,
Hats and Caps,
Hosiery of Every Description,
Oils, Paints and
Sash and Doors,'
Jewelry of Various Qualities
And Styles, Clocks and
Watches, Ladies and
Patent Medicines, Goods, Fancy No-
Hope, Farming tions of Everj
Implements of Description
All Kinds, Carpets,
Cloth, Wall Paper, iete.
Of the above list, I can sayjny stock Is the
ever offered in this market, and was seleted
with especial care for the Oregon City trade.All
of which I now offer for sale at the
Lowest Market Rates.
No usa for the ladies, or any one else, to
think of going to Portland to buy goods for I
am Determined to Sell Cheap and not to allow
myself to bo
IXUERSGLD IN THE STATE OF ORECOJ.
All I ask Is a fair chance and quick' pay
ments, believing as I do that
Twenty Years Experience
in Oregon City enables me to know the re
quirements of the trade. Corne one and all
and -see for yourselves that the old stand of
cannot be be .it en in quality or price, -if, would
be useless for me to tell you alltheadvantages
I can oiler you in the sale of goods, as every
store that advertises does that, and probably
you have been disappointed. AH I wish to
Coaie, and Sc?, and Examine for Yourselves,
for Ido not wish to make any mistakes. My
object is to tell all my old friends now t hat I
am st ill alive, and desirous to sell goods cheap,
for or upon such terms as agreed upon.
Thanking all for the liberal patronage hereto
Main Street, Oregon City.
Legal Tenders and County Scrip taken at
market rates. TIIOS. CHARMAN.
:?-riO,000 lbs wool wanted bv
nov. 1, '7-Vtf THOS. CIIA KM AN.
LIVERY, FEED, HD SALE
M stable. !C-.
rpiIE UNDERSIGNED PROPRIETOR OF
L the Livery Stable on Fifth street, Orogon
City. Oregon, keeps constantly on hand
and Hacks, ff addle
and 2ur,2ry Horses.
Oregon City, Nov. 5, 1S75. Proprietor.
S. A. BPiOOOHTOr,
"lirOtTLD INFORM THE CITIZENS OF
Y Oregon City and vicinity that he is pre
pared to furnish
Fir & Cedar Lumber,
Of every description, at low rates.
D-y;Floorinjr, Oiliiijr, liusJlc,
Sjr,--, (for shelving), Lnttice,
Pickets, a ul I'Viiee-Posts, Cedar,
Constantly on hand.
Street and Sidewalk lumber furnished on
the shortest notice, at as low rates as it can be
purchased in the State.
Give me a call at t he
OJtHGO-X CITY SA IV MILLS.
Oregon City, June 10. 1875 :tf
OREGON CITY, OREGON,
T. W. RHODES,
Transient Board, $1 to S3
Hoard per Week "'. '. '. '.""."Z,
Hoard mid Lmlulng, jht vretHk!
ppr Djty .
The Table will be supplied with the best the
Ball Suppers furnished on short notice, and
at reasonable terms.
Nov. 19. 1873 :t f
FLOUR, HAT, STRAW, OATS, POTATOES,
GRAIN SACKS AND TWINE
K7"The highest market paid in cash for all
kinds of produce .
One door south of JPotillce.
Oregon City, Sept. 13, 1877-if.
v"K Jr I J J lf you can't get gold you can
get green backs. We need a person in everv
town to take subscriptions for tho largest,
cheapest and best Illustrated family publica
tion in the world. Any one can become asuc
cessful agent. The most elegant works of art
given free to subscribers. The price is so low
t bat almost everybody subscribes. One agent
reports making over fl'il) in a week. A ladv
agent reports taking over 4D0 subscribers in
en days. All who engage make monev fast
l ou can devote all your time to the business"
or only your spare time. You need not be
away from home over night. You can do it
as well as others. Full particulars, directions
and terms free. Elegant and expensive Out
fit free. If you want profitable work send us
your address at once. It costs nothing to try
the business. No one who encages fails to
?Ti?r .Address "The People's Journal,"
VS$V2 I wfiulw t VAitK WHEEL!
I : ' li" '.--3 vimiii .....
W. frl. WALLACE,
And the State in general. This is one of the
best wheels in use on tho Pacific Coast, and
gives perfect satisfaction in every instance.
Any one purchasing a wheel which does not
come up to the guarantee, if properly put lu,
the money will be refunded and aU danaages
paid. For further information apply to V.
M. Wallace, atrCntting's Mill, near Viola,
Clackamas Co., or at this ofilce.
Sept. 13, 1877-t'inos.
-VTOTICK IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
by virtue of a decree and order of sale
Issued out of the Circuit Court of the State of
Oregon, for the county of Clackamas, in a
partition suit pending, in which U. V. Burn
J. T. Apperson and A. J. Api-erson, executors,
&c, are defendants ; which said decree was
dulv rendered and entered of record in said
Court on the 21st day of .Novmb"r1 A. D. 1877
and by which decree and order of sale the
undersigned Itetrree therein named is ordered
and directed to sell the real property men
tioned and described in said decree and order
of sale, and of which real property the follow
ing is a description, to-wit : All those premises
situated in the county of Clackamas, in the
State of Oregon, known and described as fol
lows, to-wit: Beginning at a point in the
westerly boundary of Main street in Oregon
City (according to the plat thereof), where an
easterly extension of the north line of the'
Imperial Mill building intersects said street
boundary; running thence southerly along
the west boundary of said Main street about
fifty (5t feet to a point four (4) feet south of
the point of intersection wit h an extension of
the south line of said mill building ; thence
at right angles westwardly by a line parallel
wit h the southern line of said mill build'.ng
about ninety (UU) feet to a point where a south
erly extension of the west line of said mill
building is intersected: thence at right an
gles northerly to and with the westerly line of
said mill building and a northerly extension
thereof, ninety ('JO) feet ; thence easterly by a
line parallel with the northerly line of said
mili;tuilding sixty-six (6) feet; thence south-'
erly at right angles, forty (40) feet to the north-'
erly line, of said building; thence easterly at
right angles about twenty (20) feet to the
place of beginning, and the' appurtenances
and water privileges,
I, Owen IFade, 'referee In said decree and
order of sale named as t foresaid, will on
Saturday, the 5tU day of January, A. D.
1878, at the hour of one o'clock In the after-
noon of said day at the Court House door in
said Clackamas county, State of Oregon, sell
the above descrihed real property at public
auction to the highest bidder for cash in hand
in gold coin. The said premises being known
as the Imperial Mill property.
Dated this 3d day of Decenaber, A. ii. 1877.
Dec. 6, 77 -fit. Referee.
TJ. T. Laxd Offick, Oregon Cmr, 1
Oregon, Nov. 9. 1S77. )
CIOMPI.AIXT HAVING BEEN EXTER
j ed at this office by John Otten. of Marion
county, Oregon, against John L. Haworth for
abandoning his homestead entry, No.
dateuJOetober 19, 1875, upon the east y& of the
N. F.. ii Section Si, Township 7 south, range 1
east, in Marion county, Oregon, with a view
to the cancellation of said entry: the said
parties aie hereby summoned to appear nt
this office on the 1st h. day of December, 1H77,
at 10 o'clock A. M., to respond and furnish
testimony concerning said alleged aoandon-"
inent. OWEN WAKE, Register.
nevMt T. li. IIAIUUSOX, IiecMver.
PUBLIC I AH 3 SALE.
TJ. S. Land Office, Oregon City, 1
Oregon, Nov. 23d, 1 NTT. " (
V"OTICK IS li Kit EH V til VEX THAT IN'
J.N pursuance of instruct ions from the Com-'
missioner of the Oeneral Land OJhee, under
authority vested in him by section 2. I w of the
Revised .Statutes of the I'nited States, we
shall proceed !o otfor at public sale on
January 9tli, A. ' D. 1S7H,
at this office, t he following tracts of public'
lands, to-wit : I-ot s numlered 1, 2 and 3 of Sec.
.'. T. '.) h. Ii. 2 W., lots numiwil 12, 13 and lti;
of S-c. , and lot S of Sec. 2(5, T. 1 S. H. 10 V.,
and lots 5, !, 7 and 8 of Sec. T. 5 s. of R. S V.
All persons having pre-emption rights to any
portion of s;iid lands are advised to make
proof thereof and paynvnt before the re
designated for said sale; otherwise their'
rights will be forleited.
T. U. HARRISON, OWEN WADE,
Xovi'.hvl Receiver. Register.
Johnson, IJcCcwa L ll-dewm, Mt'u
Admir.i orator's Sale.
"VOTICK IS KKKEBV GIVEN THAT BV
virtue of an order of sale made and en
tered of record on t he lf h day of August. lt77,
and a further order directing a rc-ale of the
horcinnflf r described tract vl land made and
entered of record theith day of Dveember.lbTT.
in the County Court of the state of Oregon lor
the County of Clacjiamas, in the matter of
the estate c-f Lewis I.. Thomas, deceased, I
will sell at public auction at the hour of one
o'clock J M., on
Monday, tliw 7tJ day of .Tannsjr, l7v
At the Court Iloiie door in Orrm City,
Clackamas county, State r.f Oregon, fhf fol
lowing described real estate beioiim;: to aid!
estate, to-wit .- Commencing fn the middle f
the ooiinty road leading 'iroru Silverton td
Oregon City, xt or iiesr ;:n ofc free on the?
section line betww-n Section, l-i? .nur I ! in T. 5
S , R. 1 F. of th" Vili.imer:. Meridian, an?
running thence vest a b.a.f mile: thenco
north one-fonrth a mile: thence, east, one
fourth of a miie ; thence nt.rtli one-fourth of
mile; thence east thref-jocrth of a mile;
thence south one-fourth oi a mile; thenc
west one-half of a utile; thence soafh one
fourth of a mire to the p lace of beginning,
containing 2(w acres more r les, br-in-r a part
of the donation claim of Wrn. M. Keiser. sit
uated in the county of Clackmnas and Stat
Terms C S. gold coin ; ooe-h.nif down, bal
ance in six months. JOUN HOOK.
Dec. 6. lS77.-5t Adiiir.
Johnson, .llrCown 5: -frcm, Att'ys,
in the matter of the estate of V. W. Cooke.
"VJTO-.V ON' THIS DAY CA?IE FRAXK
W. Foster ami Henry Cooke, Adminis
trator's of the above entit l"d estate and filed
their final leport and vouchers Tor ftnal settle
ment, and moved the Court to set a dav for
linal hearing and examination of the same
whereuiKin it was ordered and adjudged by
the Court that a term of this Court be held ou
Mondsy, tle 7tU day or January, A. D,
1S78, for the purpose of hearing- objections to
said final report and account, aud for the final
hearing of said matter, at which time the
next of kin and all arsons interested can ap
pear and make objections to such final c '
count and settlement tlM-reof, if anv thev
have. It is further ordered by the Court that
notice of this order be given by publishing a
copy thereof for four weeks successively li
the Oregon City Etf.rprise, a weekly news
paper published t he county f Clackamas-. '
X. V. K NlAI.U County Judge.
Attest : W. II. JI. Fours, County Clerk.
Oregon City, Dec. 5, 1877 -4t.
VOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT IN
pursuance of an order, of the County
Court of Marion 'county, Oregon, made on
the l"th day of October, A. D. 1877, I will offer
for sale to the highest bidder, ail the right
tit le and interest of Lee Wright, Orr Vri"ht
and Ella Wright, minor heirs of JosephA.
Wright, deceased, of and in and to the follow-
ing described parcels of land situate in Clack
amas county. State of Oregon, to wit : It
of section ltl and the S. W. i of the .S E
and Irfits 1, 2, 3 and 4 of section 20, all in T 4
S., II, 2 E. of the Willamette Meridian, con-,
taining lso acres mow or less. The Interest of
said minors being each an undivided one,
third interest in said alove described land
Said sale will take place at the Court IIouso
door in Oregon City, Clackamas countv Ore
t'on, at the hour of one o'clock 1, M. on
Friday, Hit- !ilat day of December, . p.
1S . Terms of sale-gold coin in hand.
R. C. KA.MsBY
m Ouardian of said minors.
. ov. 29, lS77-lt.
V"OTICK IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
, V'-v wie lionise Rohna, has left my bed
and bo:ird without just cause, and I notify
the public that I will not be responsible fop
any debts contracted by her after this date.
E. I). BOH VA.
Howard's Mill, Clackamas Co., Dec.6.77-tt.
XOTICE OF FIXAL SETTLEUEM.
VOTICE I) IIEKEBV GIVEN TIIAT
the undersigned, administrator of the es-v
tate of Robert Wilson, deceased, has filed his
final account as such administrator in the
County Court of Clackamas County Oregon;
and that said Court has appointed Monday,
the 7th day of January, A. D. 1S78, at the hour
of one o'clock 1. M. lor the hearing of object
tions to said final account, and the settlement
of the same. JOHN WILSON,
Dec. (i, '77 -It. Adm'r of said estate.
"VT"OTICE IS IIEKEBV GIA'EN THAT I
have been appointed administratrix of
the estate of John Kramien, deceased, by the
hon. County Court of Clackamas county,
State of Oregon ; therefore all iersona having
claims against said estate are notified to pre-
sfiit t hem. with prop r vouchers, to the un
dersigned in l'leasiui. Hiil rreciuct, Clacka
mas county, Oregon, within six months from
the date of this notice.
LOl'ISEJK R AJriEX,
Dec. 4, IS i-it. Adm'x of said estate.
B LAN ICS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION FOB.
Sale at this office. Justices of the iVaco
can get anything; in their line.