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SHASTA COURIER.
SATURDAY MORNING. MAY 13. 1871.
INDIANS.
For some time past it has been rumored
about Ft Crook that the Indians were
threatening a general outbreak against the
whites, but little attention ha? been paid
to the matter. This week, residents of
ihe upper Sacramento and lower Pit river
inform us that there is great commotion
among the Indians, and that representa
tives from the Medoes, Goose Lakes, Pintes,
and Snakes, have lately been among the
McCloud and Sacramento River bands try
ing to induce them to agree to join in a
war against the whites. Should an out
break occur, it would probably result in the
murder of a number of settlers in isolated
neighborhoods, and the plunder of their
houses, but the idea of a regular war on the
part of the Indians, to drive out the whites,
'» preposterous at this late day. It is ad
visable to watch the treacherous rascals in
this county, however, as they may hatch up
an alliance with the wild Indians by which
they will be admitted into the settle
ments and allowed an opportunity to in
dulge in their propensity to murder and
rob the defenseless. As long as there is a
buck Indian alive in the county, there
will be mischief committed or contempla
ted.
DEATH OF H. J. SHURTIEFF.
A dispatch to Dr. Benj. Shurtleff, of this
town, from Seattle, Washington Territory,
dated May 10th, announces the death of
his cousin, Harrison J. Shurtleff, at that
place hy a falling tree. He was a native
jjf Middleboroogb, Mass., and an early
pioneer ofTJahfbrDia and Shasta county,
having came to this coast with the Doc
-1 tor on the schooner Boston, which
rsailed from, Boston on the 27th of
January, by way of the Straits of Magel
lan, arriving in San Francisco on the 6th
of July, 1849 —the day on which the well
known ship Edward Everett, from the
same port, the bark Attila from Plymouth
and the brig Forrest from Newburyport,
arrived. He came to Shasta —then Read
ing’s Springs —on the 20th day of Octo
ber of the same year, where, with the ex
ception of brief Intervals he has ever since
resided.
He was a member of the OJd-Fellow and
Good Templar Societies, a man of unusually
bright intelligence, and noted for his be
nevolent and generous disposition toward
his fellow-men. A wide circle pf friends
will mourn his untimely death.
BRIEF MENTION.
Several conjumnicatiors are necessarily
laid over until next week.
O. 11. Leonard, of the Industrial Reform
newspaper, passed up on Thursday’s stage.
The wife and family of Hon. A. R. An
drews, returned from the East this week.
Rev. Father Kearney will hold Mass at
the Catholic Church, Shasta, next Sunday
and at Ilorsetown the following Sunday.
(i. W. Nieman, who died at Quartz Hill
on they &th,. <jame to Shasta in 1849 and
camped for awhile at the springs on Shurt
leff Hill. .
We were pleased to receive a call from
Hon. George Oulton on Wednesday. He
thinks the Republicans will elect their
State ticket this year.
John V. Scott, proprietor of the Empire
Hotel, left this week for a visit to his rel
atives in Pennsylvania, and will be absent
two months. His wife also went East
several weeks ago, Mr. Scott being detain
ed uhtff this week by business. We, in
with their many friends, wish
them o pleasant visit, and a safe return to
(heir California home.
;
John Craddock will have general charge
of the Empire Hotel, during the absence
of its proprietor. Captain Charles Ander
son will officiate as second in command, and
of course everything under his supervision
will move like clock-work. Charley is now
in bis glory, is as “happy as a big sun
flower,” and ready to make the patrons of
the Empire “feel perfectly at home.”
A miner gives ns this item : “A few
days ago two men who claim a tract of
land were establishing their lines prepara
tory to applying to enter the ground as ag
ricultural, when a dispute arose as to the
exact location of one of the boundaries.—
Becoming excited, one of the agricultural
claimants forgot himself, and indignantly
inquired of his partner; “If you run the
line there, I'd like to know where the h—l
we can damp the tailings when we go to
sluicing this ground off?”
Explanatory. —Agricultural land is 81.25,
per acre and mineral $2.50, but who would
perjure themselves for the difference in
the price ?
The head of a Vermont railroad shop
was applied to for permission to work on
Fast Day, by a couple of men noted for
their laziness. Permission was given,
“for,” says the chief, “you can’t either of
you work hard enough to break the day.” j
PROCEEDINGS OF TIfE BOARD OP
SUPERVISORS.
Board met on Monday May Ist—present
L. Scott, J. N. Logan, G C. Sehroter, Su
pervisors, aqd G. I. T«ggart.Jßle|£E.
Hospital fliport read and accepted. Furl
amounts allowed on Ike Fund, pee
Hospital Report.
OnKtred 'brat the 'RtfasurdF pay warrant
of 11. N. Wilkinson for $9
Ordered that the Auditor draw warrants
on the General Fund to pay the following:
John V. Scott boarding prisoners... slll 00
J, W. Garden, owe of Mr». Short.. 104 00
W. L. Carter, Supt. Schools 150 00
B. Shurtleff. exam, insane person... 5 00
John Schuler, Coroner’s fees 29 50*
J. W. Brackett, defending Ying ~ 80. 00
John M. Cayton, constable fees 18 20
D. P. Bystle, burial. 10 00
Jurors.
H. Habich §l2 00
E. Voluntine 12 00
J. Isaacs. 12 00
K. H. Booth 12 00
John George 12 00
D. Weil 12 00
John Boyce 12 00
Howard Turner 12 00
C. W. Karnes 12 00
Janies Lentz 12 00
C- Boell 12 00
A. Dobrowsky 12 00
W. P. Hartman 3 00
J. Forster 3 00
J. McGarry 3 00
W. Kenyon 3 00
W. H. "Dunn 3 00
J. P. Morette 3 00
J. W. Jenkins 3 00
W. A. Scott 3 00
J. B. Iliginbothan 3 00
A. W. Baker.. 3 00
John O’Brien 1 3 00
E. Sweeney i 3 00
E. Lewin £ 3 00
J. F. Scaramon i 3 00
A. Coleman 3 00
D. D. Ilarril 3 00
R. Prichard 300
Geo. Neighbors 3 00
D. Lynch 3 00
W. N. Guptill, Justice fees §0 00
J. M. Asbel, constable fees 36 00
J. 8. Fullansbee, counsel for Wm.
Mathewson ; CO 00
Wm. Cayton, balance on bridge 285 71
C. Watkins, constable fees.,..;. 15 00
G. I. Taggart, Clerk’s salary.!. 615 85
J. E. Pelham, exam, insane person.. 500
L. Scott, Supervisor 1 25 40
J. N. laigan, Supervisor 24 40
G. C. Schroter, Supervisor 18 00
Tbos. Greene, Sheriff i 867 45
Ordered that the bill of John Schuler, for
sevices in holding an inquest oil the body of
John Hill be rejected on the ground that the
estate of the said Hill is able to settle all
bills against it.
Ordered that a five years franchise be
granted to J. L. Ballard to keep a toll ferry
across Pit River, cm the payment of §36 00
per annum.
Ordered that George Dersch be appointed
Roadmastcr of Distric No. 4, and file §ISOO
bond to be approved by the County Judge.
Ordered that J. S. P. Bass be appointed
Koadmaster of District No. 5, and file §ISOO
bond to be approved by the County Judge.
Ordered that the Auditor draw warrants
on the Contingent Fund to pay the follow
ing :
J. Isaacs, Clothing §3 25
Wm. Jackson, Cleaning C. II 10 00
E. Voluntine, Sprinkler for C. II 4 (X)
D. Lynch, Brooms firr C, II 2 3tf
Wells, Fargo & Co. Expressage 22 78
Clay. AV. Taylor, Telegraphing 2 00
Ordered that warrant be drawn in favor
of Wm. Cavton, Koadmaster District No. 4,
for §l5O 00
Ordered that a ten years franchise be
granted L. Hughes to keep a toll ferry on
the Sacramento, said Hughes to file a §2OOO
bond and pay a license of§36 00 per annum,
license to date from May Ist.
Ordered that Daniel Sweeney have the
Ilorsetown bridge substantially repaired on
the most reasonable terms to be obtained,
and report to the Board at the next regular
meeting.
Ordered that the Auditor draw warrant
on the Clerk’s salary fund for §134 15 in fa
vor of G. I. Taggart.
Ordered that the Anditor draw warrant
on Treasurer’s salary fund for $250 00 in
favor of Samuel Cooper.
Ordered that the Auditor draw warrant
on the District Attorney’s fund for §3OO 00,
and that the Treasurer transfer said sum of
S3OO 00 from the General to the District At
torney’s salary fund to pay said warrant.
Ordered that the Treasurer transfer from
the General to the Contingent fund the sum
of $45 00.
Ordered that the proposal of Dr. B. Shurt
leff to perform the duties of Hospital Physi
cian be accepted and filed.
Ordered that unclaimed Warrants to the
amount of sl2 00 he destroyed, and the same
were accordingly destroyed in the presence
of the Buard.
Ordered that the petition ol AV. Williams
to be placed in Mill vi le School District be
granted, and that the boundary line of said
District be changed as follows : To and up
the north bank of South Cow Creek to the
east line of AVilliams’ place, thence along his
east line, thence down the summit of the
divide between said Cow Creek and Bear
Creek to the present lineof Millville District.
Ordered that the proposal of L. Ruth to
furnish milk to the Hospital be accepted.
Ordered that the bid of C. C. Bush 4 Co.
to furnish the Hospital with groceries be ac
cepted, it being the lowest bid.
Ordered that the petition of twelve resi
dents of Fall River School District for divis
ion of said District he rejected, twenty-one
residents of said District remonstrating
against the proposed division.
Ordered that the petition of citizens for an
appropriation of S2OOO to build two bridges
be rejected.
Ordered that the petitions for the re-estab
lishment of Arbuckle, Chicago, and Churn
town election precincts be granted.
Ordered that the Clerk of the Board give
three weeks notice that the Board will re
ceive proposals to perform the public print
ing and advertising for the County, the
the Board reserving the right to reject any
and all bids.
Ordered that the following are hereby
made the precincts in the various election
Districts of Shasta county ;
District No. I—Shasta and Whiskytown.
Distiict No. 2—French Gulch.
District No. 3—Portuguese Flat.
District No. 4—Fort Crook.
District No. s—North Cow Creek, Copper
City, Cburntown, Buckeye, Round Mountain.
District No. o—Shingletown, Ball’s Ferry,
and Millville.
District No. 7—Cottonwood, and Texas
Springs.
District No. B—Uorsetown, Piety Hill,
Eagle Creek, Janesville, Roaring River,
Bald Hills, Arbuckle, and Chicago.
Ordered that the following be and are ap
pointed officers of the respective election
precincts of the County.
Shasta precinct—J. N. Chappell, Clerk,
and C. Boell and B. Shurtleff, Judges.
Whisky town procinct—L. Williams,
Clerk, and John Kimball and A. C. Swain,
Ffet»c|t Gjßch precinct-Wm. WatsonjL
Clerk, noil J. Wank and B. Gariland Judgeall
Plat precinct—R. tk GlpsonJ
|Clcrk, Ar|K:R. hW and Josli StoDqZjudges. .
Fort'C|jl6k prifcinct—Wm. Burnt*.
and A, G. M. Rock, .flul^cf.
\or|h precinct—li, C. Wood*
nian, Ch.*4ipnmi Wm. Fender arid a. ijn
dreih, Judges.
Copper City precinct—ll. 11. Worley,
Clerk, and C. W. Pierce and A. Sandfurd,
dndttw.- .... . —■ -
Churntown precinct—Bcrgb, Clerk, and
11. Drake and Geo. Myerf, Judge o .
Buckeye preiinc't—S. "Hull, Clerk, and
T. Baltams and D. Whiting, Judges.
Bound Mountain precinct—G. W. Jackson.
Clerk, and 0. W. Brows and Thorn as Lowe,
Judges. |
Sbingletown precinct—J. R. Spencer,
Clerk, and Wm. Davis and W. Wilcox,
Judges.
Millville precinct—D. C. Stevenson, Clerk,
and D. Eiler and John Wheatly, Judges.
Cottonwood precinct—J. Forster, Clerk,
and W. M. C. Wilson and J. Drieling,
Judges.
Texas Springs precinct—John Bedford,
Clerk, and P. Hiller and G. Reese, Judges.
Ilnrsetown precinct—B. M. Dixon, Olerk,
and B, Close and. A, Leiter, Judges. .
Piety Hill precinct—John Parker, Clerk,
and O. Engle and A. Stiller, Judges.
Eagle Creek precinct—W. S. Kidder,
Clerk, aad 11. W. Adkins and John Whee
lock. Judges.
Janesville precinct—A. W. Baker, Clerk,
and Jacob Murray and H. 11. Sbaffletop,
Judges.
Roaring River precinct—D. B, Whitbeck,
Clerk, and £. Fitzbenry and £. Groom,
Judges.
Bald Hills Precinct—F. Saddler, Clerk,
11. Gary and J. Chestnut Judges.
Aboekle precinct—John Parks, Clerk,
and Thomas Smith and Charles Seamans,.
Judges.
Chicago precinct—T. Stoddard, Clerk, and
J. B. Bateheller and J. P. Wright Judges.
HOSPITAL REPORT.
To the Honorable Board of Supervisors of
Shasta county :
Herewith I submit a report of the County
Hospital for the quarter and year, ending
May Ist 1871.
Patients treated daring the quartet... 12
Discharged, cured, oitiimpretved 4
Died 1
Kennaifljflg ,uqdei treatment.,. 7
Total number of days of treatment for
quarter I. !! 497
The following diseases and casualties were
treated ; Bronchitis 1
Chronic Diarrhea 1
Delirium Tremens 1
Paralysis 2
Neuralgia.... 2
Syphilis 2
Dropsy. ...'.V. 1
Wound of neck 1
Chronic Rheumatism/.'.* 1
Below is a list of names and the number
of days each patient has been treated.
Patients discharged. Days treated.
M. K. Gilbert 39
Peter Bohaibn 36
James Trainer 12
Patrick Collins .....; 19
John D. Musgrove died...; 4
Patients remaining
M. P. Welch 89
J. Price 89
William Brown 80
Benj. Delever 75
J. M. Blake 47
W. S. Palmer 0
1 David Noble 1
Total 497
John D. Musgrove a native of Dennsyl
■vania, was admitted May I2lh. 1809, and
died of Cl.r mic Diarrhea Feb. 4th 1871, aged
1 55 years.
Bis persons have been treated as out pa
j tienta not included in the slsvrc tables.
Bills have been contracted for the benefit
of the Hospital as follows :
A. Orotefend A Co. groeeries $l3B 25
Peter Hoff, meat 60 41
L Wellendorff, drugs 19 38
Louis Ruth, milk 10 49
Benj. Shurtleff, Physician 157 50
F. C. Tiffin, Stewart 157 50
Patrick Boyle, cook !... 100 00
Total $643 53
Number of patients treated during the year
48—10 more than the preceding year.
Discharged 35
Died 5
Removed to Insane Asylum, Stockton.... 1
Remaining in Hospital 7
Total number of days of treatment for
year exclusive of out patients 2674, being
660 less than the preceding year.
The expenses of the year are as follows :
Quarter ending August Ist, 1870... S9OO 03
“ “ November 1, 1870... 991 53
•• “ February 1, 1871... 905 01
•* “ May 1. ’lß7l 643 53
Total ; $3440 10
Last year the expenses were $4144 86
showing a reduction in the expenses of the
year jost closed, when compared with the
preceding year of. ..$704 76
The subjoined statement, furnished me by
Mr. Samuel Cooper, County Treasurer,
shows the amount of revenue received by
him for the support of the Hospital for the
last two years.
Amount received for year ending May Ist,
1870.
From property tax $2362 13
From capitation' tax 1018 25
From State tax 959 80
Total $4340 10
Amount received for year ending Mav Ist,
1871.
From property tax $2709 17
From capitation tax 1917 60
From State 402 52
Total $5029 29
The above shows an increase of revenue
for the last year over the preceeding year of
$689 19.
The peresent audited debt of the Hospital
is as follows :
Non-Interest bearing warrants. $203 95
7 per cent interest heating warrants 3668 87
Accrued interest to date 159 23
Total $4032 05
The audited debt on the first day of May
1870 was 55078 75 showing a decrease dur
ing the year of $1046 70.
Respectfully submitted,
B. SHURTLEFF, Hospital Physician.
Shasta, May Ist, 1871.
When Adam and Eve partook of the
tree of knowledge did they study the
higher branches ?
HAMS t HAMS !—have a supply of those
superior Cow Creek Homs, same as last year
May 12th. C. C. BPSH A Co.
ni
STORE 1
X ?• CHAPPELL WOULD RESPECTFUL-,
•F • V inform the "people .\7t Shasta and the
County generally, that he has juat received, and
jiill keep constantly tm hand, one of the largest
and best assorted stock of goods ever kept in this
market, consisting in part of
BEDDING,
% FURNITURE^
French China,
GLASSWARE,
HINA
ENS WAR
STONEWARE,
WOODEN
AND
W illo M-^are,
BIRD CAGES, COAL OIL, LUCINE, LAMPS,
including the splendid Orient Argand Kerosene
Burner, Ac., Ac., all of which he offers for sale,
and hopes to merit the patronage of the commu
nity at large by his attention to business and low
prices. [my 13.
Just Opoul!!" 1 !
A fresh supply of WALL PAPER, new and
beautiful styles. Also Ingrain Three Ply A Brus
*el CARPET, FLOOR OILCLOTH, and CUR
TAIN FIXTURES, at
D. WEIL «fc BRO.
Shada, May stb.
Hats and Trimmings!
LATEST STYLES I
April 21st.
At WEIL'S.
REMOVAL,
JOHN It. PII.KINGTON, M. D.
Has removed bis office ami residence to No. 4
Brenbam Place, upper side of the Plaza, San Fran
cisco.
Specialties. —Diseases of th« Eye and Ear,
Chr- nic Ailments, and Diseases of Women.
Any one afflicted with long standing disorder, of
whatever character, will be made welcome to cor
respond.
Address a a above.
Saddle and Harness Siiop!
Main Street, opposite Dunn’s Stables.
JOHN FORSTER A CO., PROPRIETORS.
4LL KINDS OF SADDLES. BRIDLES,
Harness. and EVERYTHING belonging to
the Trade kept on hand or manufactured to order.
Repairing done with dispatch. Prices—low for
Cash. Call in where you seethe Panther or Cal
ifornia Lion over the door. [mlB.3m.
THE NEW FOOD.
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ifsJ

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fts
*CS
For a few cents you can buy
ol your Grocer or Druggist a
package of SEA MOSS FARINE
made from pure Irish Moss or
Carrageen, which will make
sixteen quarts cf Elanc Mange,
and a like quantity of Puddings
Custards, Creams, Charlotte
Russe, &c. It is the cheapest,
healthiest and most delicious
food in the world. It makes a
splendid Dessert, and has no
equal as a light and delicate
food for Invalids and Children.
A Glorious Change!!
THE GREAT WORLD’S TONIC.
Plantation Bitters.
This wonderful vegetable re
storative Is tlie sheet-anchor of
the feeble and debilitated. As a
tunic and cordial for the aged
and languid, it has no equal
among stomachics. As a remedy
for the nervous weakness to
w hich w omen are especially sub
ject, it is superseding every other
stimulant. In all climates, tropi
cal, temperate, or frigid, it acts
.is a specific in every species of
disorder w hich undermines the
bodily strength and breaks down
the animal spirits. For sale by
all druggist*.
August 13th, 1870. ' ly-
LATEST A
NEW SPRHC|&| SU
S T o\ K !
AL!
inittt,
WHOLESALE & RETAIL DEALERS
I\ * r
i I«
Main Street Sliasfa.
; r .• y :
Take pleasure in announcing to the Ladies
Gentlemen of Shasta connty, and
public in general, that
they have made
hn-> s*> v vinCJ - W
LARGE ADDITIONS
i ' :-.n; ■» * ‘ {. », T -!
OF FRESH AND DESIRABLE GOODS
Of their Own Importation,
To their already extensive stock of Merchandise
on hand.
Their Goods will be selected in San
Frauciace by
- ■ t-3 5 ? i «*S * 'if* 4
A COMPETENT BUYER OF'TIIE FIRM.
And they have aleo made arrangements to
Import a portion of their Goods
DIRECT FROM THE EASTERN STATES
Which enables them to offer
SUPERIOR INDUCEMENTS TO
Purcliasers
Axn..„.
Country Traders,
Who w.ll hud their Stock one of the
Best Selected and Extensive,
A* yell as
North el Sail Francisco.
They keep on hand a
LARGE ASSORTMENT
STAPLE AND FANCY
SPRING & SUMMER
CLOTHING,
BOOTS AND SHOES,
Ladled, Gentlemen’! and Boys’
HATS AND CAPS,
Carpets,.Oil Cloths,
I k*l im * i w. 1 f 5 9 ■ -f
GENT’S FURNISHING GOODS,
XiKgreat variety, e ’ v
Fancy Dress Goods,
DUCK
Crockery, Navy Revolvers, be.
FRESH GOODS RECEIVED
EVERY WEEK.
They hope to receive a continuation of the pat.
ronage heretofore extended to the firm, and will
endeavor to merit the same.’
ft. ItTH, * rf, _
Shasta, April 1, 1871.
OUR & SUMMER
STOCK!
NEW GOODS!
NEW GOODS !
...AT ..
'J. ISAACS’
» i* «f » ..I *<
PIONEER
STORE!
MAIN STREET, SIIASTA.
r
ON HAND AND CONSTANTLY RKCEIV
ing all kinds of
Clothing;,
Dry Goods,
Suitable for present season and at price* to suit
purchasers.
Carpeting, fine quality, beautiful designs and
low prices.
Wall Paper, a large assortment at low figures.
Crockery and Glassware, a varied assort
moot and beet quality.
Cadies, and Children’s Shoes of all styles.
Fancy Goods of all kinds and at very low prices.
Call and Examine and yon will be
sure to Purchase.
J. ISAAC’S, Pioneer Store.
THE SHASTA AND WEAVERVILIE
XT. S. MAIL
...AND...
Express Line!
GRANT I. TAGGART, Proprietor.
SPRING & SUMMER ARRANGEMRNT.
The Stages of the above Line, carrying the U,
S.'Mail, and Well?, Fargo A Co.’s and Union Pa
cific Expresses, will, until further notice, leave
Shasta, every ,
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday,
AT r O’CLOCK, A M.,
And returning will leave Wcaverville,
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday,
AT 7 O’CLOCK A. M.
Office in Shasta—At the Empire Hotel,
JOHN CRADDOCK, Agent.
Office in Wear.rville—At the New York Hotel
JAMKS MORRIS, Ag.nt.
Shasta, June 19, 1869. J. 19,
BEE
HIVE
SALOON & READING ROOMS,
OPPOSITE THE COURT HOUSE,
Main Street, Sltaota.
This old established house keeps
constantly on hand a choice selection of
Brandy, Whisky, Rum, Gin, Sherry Wine,
Port Wine, Claret Wine, and a select
ion of the diliercut brands of Cham
paign, English Ale & Porter In
Bottles or Draught, Wlutli
riugham’s Crab Apple
Cider, and Ramsay’s
Islay Whisky.
I* hyslclans
can rely on haring their orders promptly attend
ed tn and with such Liquors as arc calculated lor
Medical purposes.
Charles McDonald.
Shasta, Jan. 14, 1876. ,f
( Established In 1H53.)
E. LEWIN & CO.,
Importers of Watchex and M
ufacturerg of Jewelry !
THE PIONEER ESTABLISHMENT OF ]
THERN CALIFORNIA!
(At their old stand in Shasta, Eagle Hotel 1
ing. In San Francisco, 649 Sacramento si
T»7E KEEP ALWAYS ON
,T* han<l good assortment of
GOLD AND SILVER WATCHES
Foreign and American ;
Diamonds.
Silverware, of San Ftaneiseo make,
Cbaius,.
Jewelry, Imported A our own manu&cturw
which we intend to sell at very low rates to suit
the times.
Repairing of Watches and Jewelry done in a
Wi-rxita -. manner and at reasonable prices.
Order* bn* now Jewelry* and Diamond work o
latest fashion arc taken here and executed with
dispatch in our manufactory at San Francisco un
der the supervision of Mr, BA£iIR.
Gold Dost and County Warrants
bought aad highest market rates paid thereto
i nr27n37.

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