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VOLUME XX.
THE
SHASTA COURIER.
PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY HORSING, BY
W. L. CARTER.
Publication Office,— Armory Hall
Building, Firit Floor.
Terms of Subscription.
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These terms will be invariably adhered to, with
out reference to persons or circumstances.
Terms of Advertising:
For One Square, of 10 lines or less, one insertion.
Four Dollars; for each subsequent insertion. Two
Dollars. _ ,
A liberal discount made to Monthly and i early
Advertisers. .
Advertisements not maiVed with the num
borof insertions tbereon, will be continued until
ordered out, and charged accordingly. >
All Summonses, Sheriff's sales, and Court ad
vertisements charged strictly according to the
rates fixed hy law. All legal advertising must bo
paid for in advance.
ALSO,
Having furnished our office with an elegant as
sortment of FANCY JOB TYPES, vc arc pre
pared to execute, neatly and expeditiously, all
manner of Job Printing, such as
Bills of Fare, Bill Heads,
Circulars, Handbills,
Pamphlets, Programmes,
Ball Tickets, Cards,
Posters, Books,
Law Blanks, Catalogues,
Drafts, Checks, At-
FLEMING’S SAW MILL,
Brandy
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JOHN FLEMING, . . Proprietor.
Finns MILL IS IN SUCCESSFUL oPEllA
lion on Brandy Creek, about two miles from
Whiakytown, and G. C SCHRODER will keep
•>n hand and for sale a supply ot Lumber, at
Shasta, and all orders left with him will receive
prompt attention. L. BEIIUENS will also re
irire orders and attend to the sale of Lumber at
Whisky town. Briers reasonable,
RANTZAU & SHAW,
FORWARDING AND COMMISSION
MERCHANTS.
RED BLUFF, CAL
MARK YOUR GOODS
Care of K« & S.,
KED BLUFF.
Mead Shipping Receipts an.l Bills of Lading.
OUR FIRE-PROOF COBBLE STOKE
Warehouse affurdii extra inducements to ship
pers who store their goods. Assuring our patrons
that no pains wili he spared in looking to their
interests, we ask for a continuance of their favors.
RANTZAU k SHAW.
Hud Bluff. March 2S, 1567. a 6
fl, F. JOHNSON,
(Successor to Comstock A Martin.)
F 0 UW AUDING
AND
COMMISSION MERCHANT.
Fire-proof If rick Warehouse, formerly occu
pied htf Coui"hn k A Martin.)
Oak street, uear Steamboat Landing.
1 will attend to the Forwarding and Commis
sion business in person.
I hope to receive a continuation of the patronage
heretofore extended to the old firm .
MARK ALL FREIGHT
Care of C. «fc M., Red Bluff.
Red Bluff, Jan. 1, 1670.
LAND AND BUSINESS AGENCY.
ITlhk undersigned having located himself in
Shasta, offers his services to the citizens of the
Shasta Land District as au Agcut to procure en
tries of Public Land, prosecute pre-emption claims,
and attend to all other business connected with the
same; and also as a General Business Agent.
A. R. ANDREWS.
Shasta, March 10th, 1371.
~~ JA.MES ETpELHAM, IC. D,~
Physician,
Surgeon and
Accouche
OFFICE—Main street, next door to Lcwin i Co.
dOHN S. FOLLANSBEE,
Attorney & Counselor at Law,
SHASTA, CALIFORNIA.
E. * G. A. GARTER,
ATTORNEYS & COUNSELORS AT LAW,
SACRAMENTO, CAL.
J W BRACKETT,
Attorney <Si Counselor at Law.
SHASTA CALIFORNIA.
G R KNOX,
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.
OFFICE - GREENE’S HOTEL.
fflje S>basta (Courier.
SAMUEL RICHARDS,
BLACKSMITH
...AND...
WAGOX MAKER,
Sliasta.
am now prepared to execute all work in my
line, in the very best manner, and at
VERY ixm prices.
Wagons, Carriages and Buggies
MADE TO ORDER,
And mne but the best Lumber used.
On hand, and for sale, of my own manufacture,
FREIGHT WAGONS,
Concord Wagons and Buggies,
of superior style and finish. Particular attention
paid to
Horse Shoeing and Repairing.
PROMPTNESS AND LOW PRICES IS MY
MOTTO.
IfSß* Shop East side of Main -♦’•‘'et, opposite
W Is, argo k Co.* • Offce.
ha a July ill 3
EMPIRE HOTEL!
MAIN STREET', SHASTA,
JOHN V. SCOTT, Proprietor.
The proprietor of this favorite
Hotel rakes pleasure in announcing to his
friends and the public generally that he has re
fitted and refurnished the establishment through
out. and is now prepared to entertain guests in a
style equal to any other house in Northern Cal
itornia. The PARLOR and ROOMS are large
and commodious, and the BEOS and sleeping ac
comodations unsurpassed.
THE TABLE
will always he supplied with everything the mar
kets of this locality afford, and every possible at
tention will be paid to the wants of guests, and no
pains spared to render them comfortable.
At the IS Alt none hut the best brands of Wine,
Liquor and Cigars will he dispensed to customers.
The Oregon A Cal. Stages arrive at and leave
this Hotel daily.
CORRAL & STABLE.
Atlatchcd to this establishment is a good COR
RAL and STABLE where Teamsters and others
can always find an abundant supply of HAY and
BARLEY at reasonable prices.
JOHN V. SCOTT.
Shasta, June 19tb, 18A9. je!9 ;
DANIEL LYNCH
CO
mm
w»s
AT IAIiJrL,
Fire-Proof llrirk Building, Callaghan’s
Block,
Slmsta,
RESPECTFULLY informs the
citizens of Shasta, and the Traders,
Teamsters and Packers of the North
ern counties, that he has always on
hand and for sale an extensive stock ol
GENERAL MERCHANDISE,
GROCERIES
And PROVISIONS,
AT WHOLESALE AND RETAIL,
Defy Competition,
Which he is determined to sell so low as to
DANIEL LYNCH.
Shasta, May 28,1864.
CITY MARKET!
MAIN STREET, SUASTA,
PETER HOPE, Proprietor.
m. 3ft
THE PROPRIETOR OF THIS WELL
known Market respectfully inform the Public
that a good supply of the best quality of
FRESH MEATS
can at all times be found at his establishment.
In addition to the usual supply of fresh BEEF
MUTTON, PORK and VEAL, ho constantly
keeps on hand an ample supply of
Corned Beef, Pickled Pork, Ba
con, Shoulders, and the finest
Hams to be found
anywhere.
Fresh Canned LARD for sale in quantities to
suit purchasers.
‘. -■- sf* ' -/ sr
Prices to suit the Times.
I Shasta. Jan. 1, 1871.
SHASTA, CAL.. SATURDAY MAY 6, 1871.
LOCAL ADVERTISERS.
D. WEIL A BROTHER, Dealers in Dry Goods
A Clothing, Main Street
JOSEPH ISAACS. Dealer in Dry Goods A
Clothing, Main Street.
C. C. BUSH A CO, Dealer in Groceries A
Provisions, Main Street.
DANIEL LYNCH, Dealer in Groceries A
Provisions, Main Street.
THOMAS GRFENE, Shasta, proprietor Patent
Clothes-Washer.
SCAMMON A TIFFIN, Wagon making A
Blacksmitbing, Main Street.
SAMUEL ISAACKS, Blacksmitbing Main
SAMUEL RICHARDS, Blacksmitbing and
Wagon-making. Main street.
JOHN V. SCOTT, Empire Hotel, Main Stcet.
D. H. DUNN, Boarding House.
MRS. H- L. GREENE. Hotel, Main Street.
A. COLEMAN, Dealer in Hardware, Fuse, Ac.,
Main Street.
Jv M. MANASSE, Books and Stationery, Etc.,
Main Street.
Wm. HARTMANN, Bathing A Shaving Saloon,
Main Street, Shasta.
L. WELLENDORFF. Dealer in Drugs, Med
icines, Etc., Main street
WM. H. DUNN. Livcjy Stable and Coral,
Main Street.
0. A C. STAGE CO.. Jno. Craddock, Agent.
Office Empire Hotel.
GRANT 1 TAGGART, Shasta and Wcavorvillc
Express Line, Office Empire Hotel. Also, Livery
and Feed Stable. Main Street.
JOHN FLEMING, Proprietor of the Brandy
Creek Saw Mill.
CHARLES McDONALD, Saloon and Reading
Room, opposite the Court House, Main Street.
HENRY F. JOHNSON, Commission Mer
chant, Red Bluff.
RANTZAU A SHAW, Commission Merchants.
Red Bluff.
SAM JAYNES, Agent California Steam Naviga
tion Company, Red Bluff-
G. C. SCKROTER, Saddle A Harness Maker,
Charter Oak, Main Street
PETER HOFF, City Meat Market, Main
Street.
J. E. PELHAM, Physician, Office up stairs in
Wells Fargo A Co., building. Main Street.
JOHN S. FOLLANSBEE Attorney-at-Law,
Shasta.
SAMUEL COOPER, Agent f«r Pbnsnix and
Home Insurance Companies, Office Main Street,
Shasta.
HENRY lIA RICH, Dealer in Books A Station
ery, Main Street.
E. LEWIN A Co., Watchmaker A Jewelers,
Main Street.
E. DOBROWSKY, Gunsmith A Machinist,
Main Street.
A. DOBROWSKY, Watchmaker and Jeweler,
Main Street.
W. A. SCOTT, Bootmaker, Main Street.
S. GILBERT, Expressman.
G. R. KNOX. Saloon, Greene's Hotel building.
OFFICIAL. DIRECTORY.
DISTRICT COURT.
A. M. Hosbokovch, Judge.
Terms—Second Monday in March June and
November.
COUNTY CuIIRT.
C. C. Bush, Judge.
Terms—First Monday in January, May and
September
PROBATE COURT.
C. C. Bush, Judge.
Terms—First Monday in February, April, June,
August. October and December,
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS.
Loriu Scott, and J. N. Loir an. G. C. Sehroter.
Terms—First Monday iu February. May August
November.
COUNTY OFFICERS.
Sheriff Thomas Greene
Under Sheriff Wm. Jackson
Deputy Sheriff * P. 11. Gillooly
Clerk and Recorder G. I. Taggart
District Attorney C. W. Taylor
Treasurer Samuel Cooper
Assessor Chas. W. Taylor
Supt. Public St-hnuls W. L. Carter
Administrator and Coroner John Schuler
Surveyor Q. N. Adkins
JUSTICES OF THE PEACE.
Township No. I, G. B. Knox and A. L. Downer.
Township No. 2 E. Dickenson.
Township No. 3
To vnship No. 4, L. L. Y. Hastings A J. A. Curtis.
Township No. 5
Township No. 6 Wm. Guptil.
Township No. 7 W. W. Stewart.
Township No.B 11. H. Shuffelton.
RO A DM ASTERS.
District No. 1 A. Leschinsky Road master
District No. 2 Charles L Walt Roadmaatcr.
District No. 4 Wm. Cay ton Road master.
District No. 7 McCracken Road master.
District No. 8 D. Sweeny Headmaster.
POST-OFFICES IN SHASTA COUNTY.
Shasta L. Wellendorff Postmaster.
French Gulch....Thos. Plumb Postmaster.
Millville John Whcatly Postmaster.
Horsetown Wm. Goodall Postmaster.
American Ranch. E. Anderson Postmaster.
Bell's Bridge J. J. Bell Postmaster.
Stillwater J. S. P. Bass Postmaster.
Portugee Flat.... Robert Pitt Postmaster.
Western Star Lodge, No. 2, F. & A. M.
AL. Wellendorff, W. M.; John V. Scott,
S. W.: C. C. Bush, J. W ; Benj. Shurt
leff, Treas.; A. Dobrowsky, Sec.; G. C.
Schrotcr, S. D.: J. Ashtield, J. D.; Chas.
Anderson, S.; W. P. Hartman, S.: J. Isaacs, M.;
J. F. Scammon, T.
Shasta Chapter, No. 9, H. A. M.
B A. Dobrowsky, 11. P.; Benj. Shurtlcff,
K.: John V. Scott, 8.; D. P. Bvstle, C.
H.; J. Isaacs, P. S.; J. N. Chap'pell. R.
/NT \A. C.: L. Wellendorff, M. 3d V.; G. C.
Schrotcr M. 2d V.; Chas. Anderson, Ist V.: D.
Weil, Treas.; G. I- Taggart, Secy.; J. F. Scammon
(3L_
Shasta Council, No. 0, F. A A. M.
fj. Isaacs, T. I. M.. A. Dobrowsky, D. I.
M.; D. P. Bystel, O. C. W.; John V. Scott.
Treas.: L. Wellendorff, Recorder.; J. N. Chap
pell, C ofG,; Chas. Anderson, Conductor;
G. C. Schroder. Steward.: Grant I. Taggart, Mar
shal. ;J. F Scammon, Sent.
ft
Northern Light Lodge, No. 190, F. Ac A.
M., Millville.
H. F. Ross, W. M. : J. P. Webb. S. W.;
, Henry Johnson, J. W. ; Dr. Guptiil, Sec :
D. C. Stevenson, S. D. ; Johnson Fonde,
D. : Robt. Boyce, Marshal. ; A. Wil
liams and George Williamson, Stewarts ; R. F.
Martin. Tyler.
£hasta Lodge No. 57, I. O. O. F.
Joseph Mullen, N. O.; Wm. Jackson,
O.: G. R. Knox, Secy.; Chas. Mc
'-. Donald. T. Night of meeting, Mond.
tthasta Encampment, No. 14, I. O. O. F.
©Henry Uabich, C. P.; Chas. McDonald, H.
P.: W. P. Hartman. S. W.; 6, R. Knox,
Scribe. : L. Garrecht, Treas.; J. E. Pelham,
J. W. Night of meeting 2d and 4th Wednesday
of each month.
Age nts.
1" **• FISHER, 20 <t *1 New Mer
chant’s Exchange, is our only authorized Agent in
San Francisco.
HUDSON k MENET, No. 41 Park Row. N. Y.
are authorised to solicit and collect for advertis
ing in New York and other eastern cities.
Notice.— No attention will be paid to any ad
vertisement unless accompanied by tho cash, or
sent through a responsible Advertising Agency.
SHASTA COURIER.
One of the Issues of the Campaign.
The question of subsidizing railroad cor
porations is not likely to figure in the
coming compaign in this State, as both
parties will take decided grounds against
it. There are, however, other important
subjects to be decided in September. The
question of revenue reform in our State
and county affairs will come up in a prac
tical form, and the Republican party will
not attempt to evade the issue. State and
county taxes arc enormously high, and the
people arc anxious to be relieved from a
portion of this grievous buden. A system
of economy and retrenchment must be
inaugurated. The Democracy made the
most solemn promises of reform four years
ago, and upon the stiength of the pledges
then given they elected the Governor and
a majority in the lower house of the Leg
islature. The Sonate, however, remained
Republican and forced the passage of a
salary law, which, if it had been allowed
to go into effect, would have relieved the
people of a heavy and unnecessary load of
taxation. Under the pressure of public
sentiment Governor Haight signed the bill;
but before this salutary law could go into
operation the Democracy had control of
both branches of the Legislature, and the
salary bill was promptly repealed. Not
only this, but in nearly every Democratic
county the salaries were increased above
the old standard. Here we have a fair
illustration of Democratic “reform.” The
people know from experience that there is
no hope for a reduction of taxation under
Democratic rule. On the contrary they
may expect that salaries will be further
increased and new offices created if that
party continues in power. Democratic
success will be an indorsement of the ex
travagance of the last legislature, and tax
payers will have only themselves to blame
if they do not war against the spoilsmen
and reduce the princely salaries of most of
the county officials. Many of the latter
enjoy an income exceeding that of a Con
gressman, Supreme Judge cr Cabinet offi
cer. So far as remuneration is concerned,
the Governor of the State could well afford
to cxcl angc places with a Sheriff or County
Clerk.
These high salaries in many cases be
come a corruption fund, by means of which
primary elections are carried, conventions
manipulated, undeserving and dishonest
men elected to office, and the will of the
people defeated at the polls. Deprive
them of a measure of the spoils wrung
from the (tcople as fees and salaries, and
wo will have better officers, a more rigid
enforcement of the laws, and a greater de
gree of prosperity generally than the State
now enjoys.
Democratic editors arc fond of denounc
ing what they term the enormous taxation
exacted by the General Government, but
they say never a word about the burdens
of state and county taxation.—Petaluma
Argus.
Competent Witness.— William Look!
Tell ns, William, who made you?”
William, who was considered a fool, screw
ed up his face and looking thoughtful and
somewhat bewildered, answered :
“Moses, I s’pose !”
“That will do,”, said Counselor Grey,
addressing the court. “The witness says he
supposes Moses made him ; that is an intelli
gent answer, more than I thought him cap
able of giving, for it shows that be has some
faint idea of Scripture. I submit that it is
not sufficient to entitle him to bo sworn as a
witness capable of giving evidence.”
“Mr. Judge,” said the fool, “may I ax
the lawyer a question?”
“Certainly,” said the Judge.
“Well, then, Mr. Lawyer, who d’ye
s’pose made you?”
“Aaron, I s’pose,” said Counselor Uiey,
imitating the witness.
After the mirth had somewhat subsided,
the witness drawled out;
“Wall, ne-wo, we do read in the Book
that Aaron once made a calf, but who'd a
thought the darned critter had got in here !”
Tqe Judge ordered the man to he sworn.
Tue Law and Order Partv. —The Democ
ratic parly seeks to place do obstacle in the
way of suppressing any and nil lawless
bands of men which may at any time infest
any scetiuu of the country —[Sacramcuto
Reporter.
The above is utterly inconsistent with the
facts of history, as every intelligent man
knows full well. The Democratic party
placed every obstacle it could bring forward
in the way of suppressing the rebellion. It
opposed each and every measure designed to
put down the “lawless bands” that attemp
ted to destroy the Government in 1861, end
persisted in the attempt until Lee surrender
ed at Appomattox. And the same party to
day is bitterly opposed to all legislation hav
ing for its object the suppression of the Ku
Klux of the South. • Petal uma Journal
The Germans are becoming anxious about
their indemnity. France has not yet paid a
dollar, and if the government and tbe insol
vents continue fighting, tbe result may be
similar to that attained by tbe Kilkenny cats,
who are said to have left no personal estate
for their executors to administer.
The merchants of Monterey sell shells
gathered from the beach in that place.
THE CLAIMS OF SUMNER AND
GRANT.
The Nation never loses its self-possession.
On the removal of Sumner it says :
His friends, who arc just now engaged
in praising him aud in claiming indulgence
for his faults of temper and his mistakes,
on account of his past services to the
country, would do well to remember that
General Grant has some claims of the same
nature to indulgence and forbearance. It
may be that he owes his place in the White
House in some degree to -Mr. Sumner’s
fidelity to the principles of the Republican
party ; but it is equally safe to safe to say
that Mr. Sumner owes his place in the
Senate in some degree to General Grant.
The question whether there should bo any
Senate for Mr Sumner to sit in was very
hotly debated about sis years ago, and we
believe the stout manner in which General
Grant maintained the affirmative had much
to do with the result. We are as fully
alive to Grant's official faults as anybody,
but when his claims to national gratitude
come to be compared with those of any
other man, we honestly confess we are over
powered by the display he makes.
A Republican Judas of more than or
dinary infamy has been developed in the
New York Legislature. His name is
Orange S. Winans and he represents
Chautauqua county in the Assembly.
'J he two political parties in that branch of
the Legislature were evenly divided, ami
true to their instincts and custom the
Democracy looked around among the Re
publicans to see if they could find one so
weak or so infamous as to sell himself. It
appears that they succeeded, and that this
man Winans is the Judas. The price
paid is variously reported. One account
places it at $65,000 cash, another 850,000
and a five years position at 85,000 a year
on the Erie Railroad, and the lowest at
825,000 cash and the position. Winans
has for a long time been an employee of
the Erie Company, and after doing the
dirty work of Jim K'sk, Jr., it is not sur
prising that he should readily agree to any
infamous proposal. The Republican party
loses nothing through the rascality of
Winans, but the people of New York will
have to suffer through the success of the
infamous schemes of Bill Tweed, Jim Fisk
Jr., and that ilk, which is rendered certain
with Winans’ vote. —[Marysville Appeal.
He Couldn’t Tell a Lie. —Alfred
Burnett, in one of his letters to “The Peo
ple,” of Indianapolis, relates the following
anecdote:
“By the by, a good story is told of Ben.
Butler and his notorious honesty. A short
time since, Ben. Butler and Wendell Phil
lips had business with the President, and,
arm in-arm, proceeded to call upon him.—
The President was busy, and sent word
that he would see them presently. Phil
lips and Butler strolled into the conserva
tory, in the rear of the white House, thence
into the garden. Butler and Phillips wore
engaged in an animated conversation upon
some topic. Butler became slightly excit
ed.
A large hatchet belonging to the gar
dener, was beside a tree; Butler casually
picked it up, and while talking, he made
several deep gashes with it into some of
Gen. Grant’s favorite trees. Just at this
juncture, the President appearing, Butler
hastily secreted it under his coat tails.
“After the compliments of the day, the
President spied for the first time his muti
lated tree, and with, tones of vehemence,
inquired who had been cutting and gashing
the tree? After a few moments’ pause,
Butler stepped bravely up to the President,
and took him by the hand, saying, “Mr.
President, I cannot tell a lie; I cannot
tell a lie; Wendell Phillips did it I”
Women Should Read Newspapers.
It is a great mistake in female education,
says the Termini, to keep a young lady’s
time amt attention devoted only to the fash
ionable literature of the day. If you would
qualify her for conversation, you must give
her something to talk about, give her edu
cation in the actual world and its trans
piring events. Urge her to read the news
papers, and become familiar with the
present character and improvements of our
age. History is of some importance; but
the past world is dead ; we have nothing
to do with it. Our thoughts and our con
cerns should be for the present world ; to
know what it is and improve its condition.
Let her have an intelligent opinion, aud be
able to sustain conversation according to
the mental, moral and religious improve
ment of our times.
The San Jose Patriot says :
“Public opinion here is very out-s|K)ken
and unequivocal in favor of Selby as the
nominee, while there is also an equally
well pronounced determiuatioh on the part
of Republicans to support any good man
the State Republican Convention may
nominate.”
The Russian River Flag says :
“The choice of the Republican party for
the Governorship now seems to lie between
Mayor Selby of San Francisco and Newton
Booth of Sacramento. We believe the
party will be well satisfied with either, aud
that odds will be in favor of the election ot
either over the Democratic nominee, who
ever that may prove to be. Our own pre
ference for Governor is Selby.’
It is asserted that a marriage has been
arranged between Cadet Grant and Miss
Kitty Felt, of Galena.
NUMBER 6,
DIHI'.R.
The Examiner thinks the workingmen
should not have a party of their own, nor
should they, in its opinion, vote anywhere
but with (he Democracy—and having so
said in its acknowledgement ol the recep
tion of the Industrial Keformer, that jour
nal conies back at the Examiner, thus;
“- he imlustiial classes are tired of being
made a mere cats-paw in the control of de
signing demagogues, and bowing in sub
mission to (he arrogant dictation of mere
party leaders fishing fi r their vote. It is
high time that the order of affairs which
has been so long and tamely submitted to
was reversed, and, instead of running after
played out partisan hacks, let the two
prominent parlies unite with them in the
accomplishment of the reforms for which
they are contending”
Aim at Something.
Multitudes of nun realize nothin" be
cause they devise nothin"—perfect noth
ing because they project nothing. ‘•They
simply float on the surface ot the occasion,
and trust to the sublimity of luck.” Mi
eawbcrliko, they are “waiting for some
thing to turn up ”
lie is a most unreasonable man who ex
pects to achieve, by accide'nt, that which
every successful man gains, only, of set
purpose. He is more unreasonable who
enters a hill of indictment against Fortune,
for being so hard with him, when he is so
hard with himself. He upbraids poor
blind Fortune, because she docs not come
and heap upon his head a lap-full of good
things, while, really, he does not a single
good thing for himself.
A marksman will tell you, that if you
would hit the target you must aim at it
No random shots are expected to “drive
the cross”—it will not happen once in a
million of chances, especially if there be no
idea of the direction in which it lies. Yet
there are thousands of good, easy people—
credulous, sanguine souls—who expect to
hit the mark, not only without taking aim,
but without shooting at all.
We should say that with this class of
persons there is an overgrowth of hope.
They have been indulging high hopes all
their lifetime, and have not realized one of
them. Is it not strange that they donut
grow weary of their vain hopes and try
some other expedient? The truth is, we
suspect, they have reached the conclusion
that it is easier to hope than work. In
their present, aimless, do-nothing calling,
the outlay is but little or nothing, and al
though the income be nolbing, it is pretty
good, considering that tbeic is no invest
ment, and no risk at all, except the risk of
a light disappointment.
That’s the Kini>.—A spirited Min
nesota girl dismissed her lover on learning
that he gave her father a drink of whisky.
That’s the kind. If all the girls in the
land would go and do likewise, our coun
try would be cursed with fewer young
men, who by their drinking habits, have
ruined themselves, and may be the means
of breaking many fond and loving hearts.
It is within the power of every woman,
particularly every young and unmarried
one, to wield a mighty influence on the
side of right, against the demoralizing and
degrading usages of society, if she only so
wills it; and she is not true to her own
and the best interests of her race if she
docs not wield that influence. It is a ques
tion involving the happiness of millions,
and no half way measures will meet the
case. Prompt, decided, cneigetic action
is called for. We reccomend the action
of the Minnesota girl.
HIM FRIENDSHIP KOU CHINESE.
In January, 185 J, at the conclusion of
a lecture on China, delivered in that city
by Rev. Mr. Speer, the lion. 11.11. Haight,
the present Governor of this State, offered
a set of resolutions, which were unani
mously adopted by a large and influential
meeting. Here are the resolutions intro
duced by Governor Haight, the present
leading candidate of the Dobiocratit party.
‘ Re oh' /!) That the present position of
the Oriental nations is fraught with the
most profound interest to the world, and
that we, as citizens of California, placed
by the wonderful leadings of Providence
so immediately in contact with one of the
most ancient, intelligent and populous of
these nations, hail with peculiar satisfac
tion the signs of the times; and that we
feel an imperative obligation to employ
our money, our influence and utmost efforts
for the welfare of that vast portion of the
human family —our chirr brethren —the
people of China.
“ R. solved, That we regard with pleas
ure the presence of great numbers of these
people among us
—.'gain, when the Hurlingame mission
from China were in San Francisco, on
their way eastward, a banquet was given
in their honor, at which Governor Haight
delivered the following remackable speech,
showing that up to that time his views on
the Chinese question bad undergone no
change. Governor Haight then said:
“As the chief magistrate of this State, 1
welcome you to this city. You have f.c
cepted a mission iu the interest of progress,
of commerce and of humanity. 1 bid yon
on behalf of this nation, on behalf of
Europe on behalf of humanity itself, a
hearty welcome and God speed."
It is said that fully one third more grain
I has been sown in .Southern Oregon this
season than ever before.

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