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To the Editor of T he H eadlight .
monk Hay. and most attractive to
>. ? seekers, and of the saw mills,
tineries. and lumbering facilities.
-. ief attraction to business men.
WOE 'xtend this article far beyond its
alt-»*.' 1 space, and I must close.
W. T. NEWCOMB,
“How short the distance seems to be.” .
exclaimed a passenger as the schooner
C. E. WILSON & CO., P roprietors . Alpha, under the guidance of Indian
Editor. Tom. passed over the bar at the mouth
J. B. EDWARDS,
R atti . hr .
T illamook , < > he <» on .
of the bay several years ago. She had
FOURTH OF JULY.
made a quiet run—four hours run from
bar to bar. There were several passengers,
Tillamook is going to have a genuine
Mr- N. A. Hutchins, who has been
all on deck, expecting soon to be tossed
old-fashioned 177bcelebration, one of the
■ ' isometime past purchasing goods,
on the long and angry swell such as we
of river bottom land, well im
grainiest in the lustory of the county, the
proved. good h ju^e. barn, and other
had passed at the Columbia bai, but we t\ :i : • d home one week ago to day, her
buildings: good orchard, assorted fruit:
coming Fourth of July, and don’t let it
>tock and farm machinery, situated two
were inside the bar, even then we learned sbfollowing her on the A. B. Field.
miles south of town. Would make two
escape your memory. A programme has
upon inquiry and yet a mile away from The Gen. Garfield brought it up from
good small farms. Will be sold to suit
been prepared and will be published in
the land leaving a short time only to
due time, so that the people may be able
>f laii'I. half mile -outh <•. A' town,
view the approach to the bay. To the left bit.-; opening, marking and shelving the ¿^¿1 fA well infproved
to judde whether we knowhow to form a
’ or North, stre tched the beach eight miles in.i: ■ se stock which she purchased
with ten rooms, hard finished, frame
celebration or not. Quite a number of
barn 60x90. dairy house, and other
to the mouth of Nehalem and thence on
buildings: this is one of the best dairiy
persons from abroad will be present,
farms in the county.
to the foot of Kearney mountain, whose tell- to “all the people round, what a fine
among whom will be notable s|>eakers,
steep sides rise perpendicular many hun lot of goods she has found.”
ere- of t id<
'..i:: '. <>n the Neh a
ami who, no doubt, will remark upon the
Air-. B. II. Hathaway met with a k
dreds of feet from the sea. The trail
issues leadin g to the establishing of the
could be seen like a thread along its st-rio'.i- accident oil Wednesday, while on
other lands for sale. For particulars apply at
Fourth of July as a national holiday
bold side. To the south lay the sand spit I io! v, av to town with her husband. It the office of W. T. NEWCOMB. or-residence two
- To parties who live in crowded cities
south of town.
stretching five miles away to Cape ii'P rs there are several bad places in
a visit to scenic and romantic Tillamook
Meares. This cape, also, rises suddenly the r. id, and as .Mr. II. made a turn in
would prove one of the most enjoyable
from the ocean—a little too much so fora the road the wagon struck a large root,
affairs of a lifetime, beside enabling them
pleasant drive over it, in my opinion. It upset, and threw Mrs. II. to the ground.
lo,combine business with pleasure—see-
is one mile across it from beach to beach, Shew.is seriously hurt about the head
end learning of our resources, and en
and the altitude is said to be about 600 and .-lioiihlers, but with proper treatment
joying the hospitalities of Tillamook’s
feet. But I wander from our course will overcome the injuries sustained
honored citizens. Trout fishing will he
which lies almost due east towards the
A new society was formed at Kilcliis
“away up” at that time and Trask ami
Rock House, and Green Ilill, that we Iasi >at4irdav night to be known as the
Wilson rivers, both Bowing at our doors,
soon passed, and the open bay lay before Temp '-rance Lift rary Improvement So-
abound with these “fly’’ gormamls. One
TILLAMOOK. ( IREGON.
us stretching awav to the southeast eiet>
The new society starts with a good
thing certain, it will prove the most en
and specifications furnished on
about eight miles by three to four miles mein' ership,and we hope to have reports
joyable trip you ever experienced. Mr
on short notice.
wide to the tide lands through which t.f its workings from time to lime. The
Maddux’s stage leaves North Yamhill
How the Wilson, Kelchis,Trask and Tilla t '
«‘very .Momlay, We«lnes«lay and Friday,
mook rivers into it. Passing the reef, a< -• »hipliVi hall its name implies a great
ami a trip across the mountains with him
or rocks, called the Sow and Pigs, on our work will oe accredited to their pluck
will be worth the price of the entire trip
right and Bailey Point on the left we came We wish the society every success possi-
T hat it will l»e a suives.- is beyond ques
to anchor opposite Garibaldi. The main silde to achieve.
tion, as everyfhing that can be done is
channel of the bay lies to the west of the
l’robabli one of the oldest ami veteran
being urged, no .-tone left unturned. If
Sow and Pigs, and these afford plenty of
yon would edjoy yourself, come to Tilla
type setters of the state of Oregon is (’apt.
room and good holding grbumls for a
mook ami «eh’brate with us
Wm D. Stillwell, of Tillamook, who set
• large fleet of vessels in four fathoms of
the type or a missionary work «luring the
water. This channel extends away to the
years of 1S44-5 The worK consisted of
<>n the gist ult. the citizens of Tilla southeast in an almost direct line with a
I Ii<-u. 11 ’ .msl t ion i i‘o t
lnjiie a (
Tritej 1 age, find was executed tin ler tie*
mook <-oiintv gathered from near'and far 1
baldi, saw mill, cannery ana Easterbrook
auspices of the missionary society who
to participate in the memorial services to
1 point, called on the chart of the bay.
wer .at that time, trying to civilize the
be rendered in memory of those who4
Sand Stone Point on the east side, and
.fought, bled and died for the I’nion’s
untutored min I of the wild aborigince.
Dry Goods, Groceries,
Sturgeon ami middle channels on the
cans»-. Far.y in the morning the town
In the future we shall, in th • history <»f
right hand. This main channel carries a
was Croatie»! with people, ami when the
obi -ettlun<. have more to say on thi*
En rn is/i in g Goods,
depth of about three fathoms for several
bell ? ounded calling them to the hall, it
miles ,shoaling to about two fathoms at
was found incapable of holding the im-
what is known as the Junction. At this 1111.11111 111111 / 4 1 «11111 • 1 • 1 1 11 1 • • -
menre congregation win» desired to hear
point several channels meet and the
Seirin g flitch in es,
I I I
the solemn ami impressive ceremonies
deposits by the eddying currents of the
Importer and dealer in
At prompt 1 p. m. the musicians started
rapidly flowing tides have caused shoals,
Patent '.Medicines, etc., etc.
a mournful «Urge, marching around the
StfAZ’I-El AND FANCY
and from this on to head of the bay are
public square, ami l»a» k to the ball The
I endeavor to keep evervthing demanded bv
several such bars, the shoalest of these
the general public and my nvu -lock of goods
meeting was o|»ened by singing the na
bear the cl<i«est inspection both as regar.'s
being called Dry Stocking. It is these
quality and price. Give me ae-all.
tional anlhem “America,” tin* audience
shoals which prevent vessels of over
« atehing the strain and carrying it through
eight feet draught from ascending above
with a loyal vim. After this Rev. Mr.
the junction. They could be improved .1/ 'din cry.
Nichols delivered an able and patriotic
at little cost to the government, the en
address, when tin' choir, under the lead
gineer’s estimate being less than $600.
ership of Dr. Pat« h«‘n, sang a memorial
From the head of the bay proper, to
song, followe»! by a short ami appropriate
town Lincoln it was christened, but bv
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address to the »M t asioii.
the postoffice officials named Tillamook)
TTie choir rendered several livautiful
by a tidal slough, the distance is three
Songs, acquitting them-elves with credit,
miles. The distance from Garibaldi, by
alter fihieh the hall ceremonies of the G.
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the channel proper, is fully twelve miles Hardware, Drugs,
in Olson's building.
A. R were finished, and Hie audience
rto Tillamook, the chief business place of
Paint. Oilsand Glass, J. P SHERLOCK
dispersed to fall into ranks with the heroes *
The best of
and procee«! to the cemetery to
Wines. Liquor Beer.
The attractions of the bav in a scenic L"mps, Crockery,
deck the graves of the loyal dead with
Cigars. High Wines. etc..
The «lay was all that
to be found in the market always on hand
Hard table in connection.
could be wished, everything passing ell’
The best interests of the travelling public stu
harmoniously and in onler.
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them with all the peculiar features the ( '<<, ¡'< ctionery.
died in detail. Give me a call.
tra vel ter needs a guide and a small boat,
Mrs J. E. Sibley, of Hobsonvillv, has for the channel through the middle of
pure to Salem on a short visit to her sis- the luiy is too distant to see them. The
guide, if requested, will readily call vour
attention, as yon enter the McCoy rhan-
Mrs A. I*. Wilson, who has I »ven on a net, to Rudder Rock, the Old Sliip. her
visit to relatives in Yamhill and Polk Brvken Prow and her Captain, thence to Til I.AMooK,
counties, is expected home this week.
I’lower Pot. the Old Abby, Ilagden’s
C 'pt. H 'm. /). Stilliceli,
F. II. Horton, of the Truckee Lumber Nose, the Jug, Pitcher Point, etc . an<l
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Co., has returned from hi. tlvii g business should you choose to raise your voice and
) A. RICHARDSON Proprietor.
call upon the hills to repeat your com
trip to San Francisco.
The be«t meals in the city
mands. you will hear them repeated
. Served at reasonable hours, at
F. C. Fortner, of Waverly. b»wa, is
Extremely moderate rate«
back, not only very quickly, but in some
Tn and near
lien» on a visit to his uncle. A. P. Wihon
places st'vcral times, bv the rebounding
W S Cone X Co. is the name of a echoes.
I keep on hand all sorts of coopers »npphes
new real estate firm in this citv. more of
I -.:t t» ; »<1 further with this desern» In Mu alili«« to Mlit purchaser*, from honar and am prepared to do work on short notice
lot to five hundred acre«
whom wv will speak again.
l tic: th man\ features yet to be bld
J A RICHARDSON
Real Estate Agent
L. J. Oolie,
N, Ä. Hutching,
[S herlock ’ s R etreat
LAND - FOR-SALE