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Dutch Flat, Placer Co,, , Gal. Aug. 26, 1882. J Jfcfr. Editor: K hasty sketch of trip in this part of the world may be of interest to your readers from the fact that so iirnoy Verinonters are so' journlng here. One morning in the latter part of June 1 left San Francisco, with my two children, and arrived at Lincoln toward evening. Here we wore met At the station by W. II. II. Robio and family, formerly of Corinth, and were soon seated with them behind a span of Bpankiaz grav colts which "Will" .knows just how to handle A pleas ant drive of three. miles through the undulating but seemingly level Sac ramento valley, bungs us to the lowle ranch of which Will is manager, with profit to all concerned. This ranch contains a lilt'e over one thousand acres, tillage, pasture, and woodland. 1600 bushels of barley were raised here this season. There is a fine grove.iu the pasture, where the patri otic citizens had abarbuque on the 4th of July, and where a Methodist camp meeting is now iu progress. There is also a thriving vineyard from whence they are now shipping to Dutch Flat, some twenty boxes of grapes per day. I was very much interested in the manner of harvesting here and its cost, and took notes of some of the principal figures. The farmer con tracts with some men. to have his grain "headed," which includes stack ing It ready for threshing. For this lie pays $1.00 per acre and board tor the "crew" which consists of usually 6 men and 10 .horses. They will cut about 30 acres per day. Ihe men ar very little trouble to the housewife coming in only for their meals. They liavo their owr blankets and sleep in the stack. .The header is a curious looking machine. When at work the horses, usually five, are harnessed side by side, behind the machine The tender is also an odd arrangmeut to eastern eyes, being built like an eastern hay-rick on one side. The other side is omitted and the ends slope up from it to the top. The ten der is driven alongsi le the header, a sbute from the latter rests on the low side of the tender and a reel drives the grain into it as fast as it is cut A man stands on the edge to load, and when one tender is loaded the other takes its place while the first is being stacked. They cut a swath about 10 feet wide. Nextcomes along the steam thresher. The proprietor charges 12 cents per hundred pounds or grain and the paving of that is all the farm er has to do except to furuisb.tbe sacks. They bring with them a wag on with very small wheels and an im mense floor covered in with cotton cloth', a table and benches run through the middle, a stove in one corner and a pile of provisions opposite, with Chinaman to cook, makes up the boarding house. There are 12 or 14 and as many horses. The grain is put on to the feeding board by horse pitch foi ks : these, there are two of them, are suspended from a derrick and run by one man and two horses each. 'J he easiest job of all seemed to be that of the man who hitches the sacks on to a series of hooks on hoop. When it is lull another man removes it arid sews it up. Another pilus them up and they are ready to ship. The straw is driven out of a high shute and two men, each with a span of horses remove it. They are stationed, one on each side of the threshing machine, and when the pile is about us big as a good sized cock of hay, DHinber 1 drives his horses over Sixteen families are settled here in Corinth. During the night, our wak- neat. coay homes, beside the army of I ing moments were beguiled by the full single men who live in the boarding moon shining through the cedar bough house whioh also contains a reading- roof of our camp, and amused by the room and a hall where a soclttl dance restless movements of one of our par is sometimes held. The railroad is I ty who imagined he had bugs in his I now completed 17 miles, and a large ears. , The uext day we played whist, force of men are still at work extend talked a little, and drove to Blue Can- mg n. . oyius iuut vi tuo ginuco nuu oil nuuic vuuug uuvu i vi xupauniu, curves encountered in building it, over has hung out his shingle as M. D. and hills and through valleys, may be Jim Knapp of Newbury is telegraph gained from the fact that the average operator. The second day we tok cost per mile is 85000. The store is lo- up our Una of march and drove up to cated at "the switch" as is also the Emigrant Tap, a station on the C. F. planing mill and the factories. Three where Towle Bros, have a side track miles above is the water mill, seven for shipping tho lumber sawed in their miles away is the Kearsarge mill under mills, "Ihe Texas which is near the management of Edwin W. Towle. here Will Orr is shipping clerk here Seven miles further is the Bear Val ley mill. This mill and the construc tion of the railroad, which is being pushed on to Lowell Hill, are under and Frank Page loads lumber. Both are Corinth boys and good ones. From there we drove down, down, in to bvi Hear Valley, aud took our the management of George Towle. lunch by the side of the flume,, , which 4 11 41. - ' , i l .L. n I !- . - 0 I. v.-t.- nil. -I. U I- r Alien, me senior mcmuer oi me nnn, is pari, oi me luuu isiijvii. rtuuu oi i A roiipi.r nr imim, i .wQ exercises a general supervision over our company as felt equal to the trip, discuss whbat i bitters on a public B.T.PILLSBURY,- Dealer In Stoves, Pumps, Lead Pipe Wooden and Glassware. it, and a machine, which they call buck, and which seems to be half sled and half poky rake, slides under the straw ; the man steps on to it to keep it in place and rides oil a few rods to the pile, where, with a dexterous turn of a handle he dumps it. They use straw as fuel for the engine which would look like extravagance only there is so much of it. After a pleas ant visit of a week, we started with the before mentioned team, for a drive to Dutch Flat, 40 miles, almost all up hill. We took a box of eatables and plenty of blankets and camped out one night on the way, our roof the canopy of. heaven, and arrived at our destination .early in the afternoon of the , second day. The addition of seven people to one's family is rath er a tux on most housekeepers, but with plenty of help and plenty of room, Mrs . Allen Towle is never at a disadvantage and her house is always open to her husband's old friends. Dutch Flat and its vicinity contains a goodly number of Orange county peo ple, most of whom are in the employ of Towle Brothers. This Arm, con sisting of ttiree brothers, natives of Corinth, run one water and three steam saw mills, a plauing mill, a box factory, a sash, door, and blind facto ry, a lath mill, a variety store', and six boarding houses for the three hun dred men iu their employ. Their pay roll for July was over fourteen thous and dollars. Thy sold last year over eleven million feet of lumber, and as business is much better, this year, ex pe t to raise that four or five million. Three miles from Dutch Flat is a set tlement commonly called "the switch" where Towle Bros, narrow gauge rail road connects with the Central Pacific. matters at "the switch," in the Dutch then walked on the flume (which is Flat office and the out ride business, about 8 feet wide and half full of rush' The water mill is for winter use, being ing water) up to the headquarters of the only one run at that season. The the ditch, fully two. miles, but store is managed by Will Robinson of through such grand' and . wonderful Vershire, assisted by Ebeu lv. Is mart, scenery that we telt amply repaid for Between sixty and seventy thousand the exertion. Returning and resum dollars worth of business is transact ing our Beats our way led us through ed here in a year. John M. Hastings th beautiful winding valley, to the of Corinth who has lately taken unto Bear Valley Mill in time for supper, lumselt a charming wile, is conductor witn appetites wnicn must have car- on (he train which runs from "the lied dismay to the heart of the cook switch" to the Kearsarge mill. In the of the boarding house to whom our Dutch Fiat office we find as head book- coming was a surprise. Here we find keeper, Henry Martin, whose father Scott Doe, wife and son, Oscar Ten was for forty-three years pastor of tho ny, Dan Smith, Geo. Eaton, Geo. Congregational churches of Corinth Prescott, Clark Taplin aud Will Cor and Fairtee. During our stay we with some twenty others spent a very agreeable evening with Mr. and Mrs. Martin. Many of us were Corinthians and all were boys and girls again. Games, charades, recitations, a pig album and refreshments whiled away the hours, and the evening ended with a moon light walk home. The assistant bock- keeper is Ira A. Robie, nephew of the firm, who seems to have a remarkably soft job and who bids tair to be a thorough business man in time, but who is something of a flirt among the girls just now. Daniel Smart and wife are settled in Diiich Fiat. He is agent for an insurance company, and she has classes in painting, drawing, etc. They have four smart, hand some children who display more en terprisc than California children usual ly do, thereby betraying their Ver mont ancestry. At Alta, a station on the Central Pacific between Dutch Flat and "the switch," Carlos De Se- da, who spent four years in Corinth, is assistant operator. About the time of our arrival, John II. Robie of C6r- tnttl, whose "work -nwl teeH tOIlit. "the switch" was delegated to super intend a gang of men bau ing wood to Bluo Canon station. The job is lo cated some nine miles away, and his wile and son chose to accompany htm. Accordingly a rough cabin was hasti ly built and they took a few necessary articles for housekeeping, and started in to rough it. It was a part of our programme to visit them and we planned a camping trip for that pur pose, and one hue morning we started from Dutch Flat for their place. liss of Corinth and Arthur Ladd of Post Mills. The boys are all well and seem happy. Dan. Smith has lately been promoted to oe driver ot an ox team, hauling logs. of Corinth is his "swamper" or helper. They are the youngest loggers on the works. During our stay they hauled in a log that was over six feet in di ameter at the smallest end. As we arrived nt this mill Saturday night, we missed Geo. Towle who had gone down to the Flat. We were sorry not to see htm on this occasion but not sorry to have the use of bis quar ters. His sleeping room is oft the of fice and we took the top mattrass for a bed in the office and borrowed one of Geo. Little to piece it out with and tound ourselves very comfortable The next forenoon we spent visiting with the Vermonters and aft er dinner left for home. At the Kear sarge mill, Ed Towlc's wife and son are settled for the summer, prefering it to their home in Dutch Flat where Ed can only spend Sunday. The timber in the vicinity of this mill is pretty well cut off and the machinery will be moved iuto a mill at Lowell t lat early in the afternoon, having swung around a circle of fifty miles, we were all warm, dusty and tired, but when, after a bath and supper we gathered around the evening lamp, it was generally conceded that we all had a jolly good time. Mary E. Hardy. THOltOUOHKARE, ( Krom tbe Boston Globe.) A reporter hnDDcncd to hnr the fniinwino mn. vernation a dv or two since, between two ladies who were walking on Tremont It. 1 "sue. wiiy ao people patent almost everything now-a-dayaf" "To orotect themselves In Iu iu. ml ...u.. the Drotits Incident in nunufmiin To wBSlare you H-ferrlng, Amelia, particularly I" 'Well, I wan thlnklnK of Wheat Bltlers, Ma and 1 have ued It for years for dyippia, and malaria, whilst our cook has been cured of neuralgia and peculiar weakness by its use." . .J'YII! 1 kl"5J,,e.T, "roJSood. Amelia, I know J1!' Wl A; Whitney, of New York, (H W 27th at , of dyspepsia nnd nervous nrnatn.. tion, and lots of others too. But rhf r i... ing to find out ' 'I Want to know what natentthcrA lain it..... paration, Sue." " wen, analysis snowa that In preparing wheat for food, the larger part of its most valuable properties is lost. In Wheat Hitters the phos phates are extracted directly irom tbe wheat, and nrexerved iu solution with the etable bitters." " " 8 "What do you mean, Sue, by phosphates t "There can be no thoucht wfilimi, t.inunh.in. . there flan be no vieor nf lifoniiilin.it ,,k..i,.,. '. and Wheat Bitters contains these phosphates in tho most beneficial and avullnlilo I. Geo. Little also ta3SSiJSthA ,he ac"ve princlpleB "10 a certain extent., una. rhmi-n.. im pounded they nre efficient holps to the rest of the elements in the bitters, and the whole, form a matchless medical preparation." "1 can see now. hnw it im that hA a ni.i. dell, of Knndolph, Vt., feels justified In sayl'ng'un uer uuu, we are indeDleo to Wheat Bitters for the ruDust Health we now enjoy ." "YeiMwiav dear Amelia, all Mnnm nh. with Dyspepsia, Miliaria, Jaundice, Bllliousness, Langor. Constipation, Intermittent Fever, Fever and Ague, Paralysis, Dilirium Tremens, Neuralgia, Female Complaints, will And in Wheat Hltiar. sure and iufulliable remedy." "And the oronrletors Datent the rpmnHu in ai. der that they may protect the public from Impos tors? Is that It f" Precisely. A sood. A. 1. act t hese complaints lias seldom been tound. The pro prietors of Wheat Bitters hnue fust such a nrenar. soon, a nd they dont propose to permit other per talus to Impose upon the publio in their name." ' Isn't the medicine spreading in popularity, Sue?" "Indeed it is. Amelia. The endorsements which It receiveualmost daily Is something trulv won derful. They pour In by the basketful, the letters and testimonials. Our druggist say he sells lota of it, although all the other drug stores in town keep it on bund." 1. per botile. W. B. Co.. Manufacturer of Bras, Copper, Tin and Slwi Irco Waw. BRADFORD, : VERMONT. FRESH FISH ! Jl'l'rs. N. y. DON'T DIE IN THE HOUSE. Ask driureistH for "Rouen on Knts." It clears out rats, mice, bed -bites, roaches, ver min, flies, ants, insects. 15c. per box. 23t ly male Complaints, and all diseases oriirinatinsr &el Be8t results, til a hurl ututa nf tha Unrui Id tv THAT'S A FACT. A man can't work unless he feels well. The hard times have made nlentv of neonle sick simple by worrying them almost out of their wits noout money and business. Trouble of mind has brought on trouble or body. There Our party cons isted of Mr. and Mrs?, Allen Towle, their son Geogie, Mrs Lowe McClure, who is a sister of Mrs. Towle, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. H. Robie, Misses Hattie and Mona R ibie (the last named a California girl) Mrs. L. J. Hardy, Jr., Estelle und Eddie Hardy, and Geo. J. Little, Cbronic Diarrhea, Nervous Affections, Fe who was taking a few days off work, Also, two double teams, a saddle horse and a dog. We arrived at "Camp Ethan Allen" about 2 o'clock. An envious New Yorker in the party says : She don't suppose a Vermont- er ever went out camping, who did not call his camp '-Ethan Allen" if he named it at all, and, speaking of camp names, reminds me mat on our way out ot Yo Somite valley, last year over the Oak Flat road, we saw nailed to a tree, a painted board bearing the legend Camp Mose Audross, and were told hat it was the camp sign of a party who were in the valley a lew years previous and who were intimate frieuds of Mose Andross of Bradford. Upon our return home we heard of his death, which bad Occurred during , our absence. On coming out of the Val ley this year, I missed the sign and upon climbing down the bank found it lying at the foot of the tree. Find ng it impossible to restore it to its place, I- iMwked it into the carriage and bi ought it back to San Francisco-. To resume, A cabin of two rooms built for two months occupancy could hardly accommodute such an influx of visitors and soon after our nrriv l we began preparations for a camp. With a little refuse lumber, a few grain sacks, and some cedar boughs we construe ed a "lean to" against the cabin, 10x14 feet, a bale of hay generously spread, lots of blankets and tacks, and plenty of pillows made a comfortable bed for eight of us, the 'infr Ointment and Disinfect r . : r .1 l o i T.rTiV -1 e ant ever Discovered. nsguus nuu uauo ami mile iuouu luu spare bed, without which no Vermont woman Sets up house-keeping on ever so small a scale. After a bountiful supper we spent the evening talking BUTCHER'S FLY KILLER EvcrjYsheet will kill a quart of Hies. SKil! LTVtmcra 'flies in m duv than a. rlv - -rii s "V rntrt n.i(tint..Ti In - u-il- , IS CERTAIN DEATH You don't have to hunt them with a pow der gun as you would squirrels. Flies walk up to it. 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