1882 antique OREGON HISTORY native american indians squatters Benj IRVING owned. SCROLL DOWN for MORE PHOTOS.To view or search ANTIQUE. This listing is for the original book, hardcover, cloth over board book, measures approx 7.75"x5.25" with 311 pages. Contents below including Natve American Indian, farming, agriculture Squatters, more! With two-page autograph letter by the author laid-in. Publisher's original green cloth lettered in gilt. "Where we live Snow-peaks and distant prospects Forest-fires The Coast Mountains and Mary's Peak Sunset in Oregon- Farmhouses: the log-cabin, the box-house, the frame-house Dinner at the farm Slay and eat A rash chicken Breadmaking by amateurs Thrift and unthrift Butter and cheese Products of the " range, farm, and garden Wheat- growing. The land-office ; its object and functionaries How to find your land Section 33 The great conflagration The survivors of the fire The burnt timber and the brush The clearing-party Chopping by beginners Cooking, amateur and professional The wild-cat Deer and hunting Piling brush Dear and cheap clearing The skillful axeman Clearing by Chinamen Dragging out stumps What profits the farmer may expect on a valley farm On a foot-hills farm 36 CHAPTER IV. A spring ride in Oregon The start The equipment Horses and saddleryPacks The roadside Bird fellow-travelers Snakes The nearest farm Bees The great pasture The poisonous lark-spur Market-gardening The Cardwell Hill The hill-top The water-shed Mary River Grain's The Yaquina Valley Brush, grass, and fern The young Englishmen's new home A rustic bridge " Chuck-holes "The road supervisor Trapp's The mill-dam Salmon-pass law Minnows and crawfish The Pacific at rest Yaquina Newport 48 CHAPTER V. The farmer's sports and pastimes Deer-hunting tales A roadside yarn Still-hunting Hunting with hounds An early morning's sport Elk The pursuit The kill Camp on Beaver Creek Flounder-spearing by torchlight Flounder-fishing by day In the bay Rock oysters The evening view The general Btorc Skins Sea-otters Their habits The sea-otter hunters Common otter The mink and his prey 72 CHAPTER VII.
Birds in Oregon Lark Quail Grouse Ruffed grouse Wild-geese Manoeuvres in the air Wild-ducks Mallard Teal Pintail Wheat-duck Black duck Wood-cluck Snipe Fl ight-shooting Stewart's Slough Bitterns Eagles Hawks Horned owls Woodpeckers Blue-jays Canaries The canary that had seen the world Blue-birds Bullfinches Snow-bunting Humming-birds at home 91 CHAPTER VIII. Up to the Cascades Farming by happy-go-lucky The foot-hills Sweet Home Valley Its name, and how deserved and proved The road by the Santiam Eastward and upward Timber Lower Soda Springs Different vegetation Upper Soda Springs Mr. Keith Our reception His home and surroundings Emigrants on the road The emigrant's dog Off to the Spokane Whence they came Where they were bound Still eastward Fish Lake Clear Lake Fly-fishing in still water The down slope east Lava-beds Bunch-grass The valleys in Eastern Oregon Their products Wheat-growing there Cattle-ranch- ers Their home Their life In the saddle and away Brand- ing-time Hay for the winter The Malheur reservation The Indians' outbreak The building of the road When, how, and by whom built The opening of the pass The history of the road Squatters The special agent from Washington A sham survey 100 CHAPTER IX. The trail to the Siletz Reserve Rock Creek Isolation Getting a road The surveying-party Entrance at last Road-making Hut-building in the wilds What will he do with it? Choice of homestead Fencing wild land Its method and cost Splitting cedar boards and shingles House- building The China boy and the mules Picnicking in earnest Log-burning Berrying-parties Salting cattle An active cow A year's work Mesquit-grass on the hills 127 CHAPTER XI.
Land laws Homesteads and preemption How to choose and obtain Government land University land School land Swamp land railroad and wagon-road grants Lieu lands Acreages owned by the various companies 157 CHAPTER XIV. The "Web-foot State" Average rainfall in various parts The rainy days in 1879 and 1880 Temperature Seasons Accounts and figures from three points Afternoon sea-breezes A " cold snap "Winter Floods Damage to the river-side country- Rare thunder Rarer wind-storms The storm of January, 1880. The State Fair of 1880 Salem The ladies' pavilion Knock-'em- downs a, V Americaine Self-binders Thrashing-machines Rates of speed Cost Workmanship Prize sheep Fleeces Pure versus graded sheep California short-horns Horses American breed or Percheron Comparative measurements The races Runners Trotters Cricket hi public Unruly spectators. A backwoodsman Compliments School-teacher provided for Uncle Lazarus Rogue River Canon Valley of Death Pleasant homes Changed circumstances 183 CHAPTER XVII. State and county elections The Chinese question Chinese house-servants Washermen Laborers A large camp Supper Chinese trading The scissors Cost of Chinese labor Its results Chinese treaties Household servants Chee and his mistress "Heap debble-y in there" The photo album Temptation A sin and its reward Good advice on whipping- Chung and the crockery Chinese New Year Gifts " Hoodlums " Town police Opium 201 CHAPTER XVIII.Life in the town Sociables Religious sects Sabbath-schools Christmas festivities Education, how far compulsory Colleges Student-life and education Common schools Teachers' institutes Newspapers Patent outsides " The Oregonian " Other journals Charities Paupers Secret societies 209 CHAPTER XIX. Industries other than farming Iron-ores Coal Coos Bay mines Seattle mines Other deposits Lead and copper Limestone Marbles Gold, where found and worked Silver, where found and worked Gold in sea-sand Timber Its area and distribution Spars Lumber Size of trees Hard woods Cost of production and sale of lumber Tanneries Woolen-mills Flaxworks Invitation to Irish Salmon Statistics of the trade-Methods Varieties of salmon When and where caught Salmon-poisoning of dogs Indians fishing Traps Salmon-smoking.. Eastern Oregon Going " east of the mountains "Its attractions Encroaching sheep First experiments in agriculture and planting General description of Eastern Oregon Boundaries- Alkaline plains Their productions The valleys Powder River Valley Description The Snake Eiver and its tributaries The Malheur Valley-Harney Lake Valley Its size Productions- Wild grasses Hay-making The winters in Eastern Oregon Wagon-roads Prineville Silver Creek Grindstone Creek Valley Crooked Kiver Settlers' descriptions and experiences Ascent of the Cascades going west Eastern Oregon towns-Baker City Prineville Warnings to settlers Growing wheat for the railroads to carry 231 CHAPTER XXI.
Southern Oregon Its boundaries The western counties Population Ports Rogue River Coos Bay Coal Lumber Practicable railroad routes The harbor Shifting and blowing sands A quoted description Cost of transportation Harbor improvements Their progress and results The Umpqua Douglas County Jackson County The lake-country Linkville Water-powers Indian reservations The great mountains Southeastern Oregon General description Industries 248 CHAPTER XXII. 252 CHAPTER XXIII The transportation question Its importance Present legal position Oregon Railway and Navigation Committee's general report That company Its ocean-going steamers Their traffic and earnings Its river- boats Their traffic and earnings Its railroads in existence Their traffic and earnings Its new railroads in construction and in prospect Their probable influence The Northern Pacific Terminus on Puget Sound Its prospectsThe East and West Side Railroads " Bearing " traffic and earnings How to get " control "Lands owned by the Oregon Railway and Navigation Company Monopoly How threatened The narrow-gauge railroads Their terminus and working Efforts to consolidate monopoly The " blind pool "Resistance The Oregon Pacific Its causes, possessions, and prospects Land grant and its enemies The traffic of the valley Yaquina Bay Its improvement The farmers take it in hand Contrast and comparisons The two presidents Probable effects of competition Tactics in opposition The Yaquina improvements Description of works The prospects for competition and the farmers' gains 271 CHAPTER XXIV. CONDITION : Covers worn as shown.
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