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5 1 W I T S . 20 to 2 follows: N. y. On show Un- and well percentage upon all S 1 Bohemian, M8. Hultnoiuah Camp No. 2, Indian War · eruns, Tield tbeir anhual meeting at the court house yesterday at 1 P. M., largely attended and much enthusiasm displayed as the old pioneers erected each . COMMITTEE OS HISTORY. At a meebing held one year ago, a committee wa9 appointed on "History of Pacific , Coast Indian Want." This committee 'submitted tbc following report: PoBllJlK», Or., Dec. 22, 1888. -To the officers -und^lneiubers of Multno- iiiah Camp. No. 2; 1. W. Veterans of Surthc C ncitic COHSJ,-- .Gtxttemen : At initotlthiscemp, held about « year «go, was resolved to appoint a committee, consisting of Copt. J. H. McMllleii, P. F. Castleman, J. O. Chapman, and Hons. Elwood Evans and I.. F. Mother, to tufco the necessary steps towards publishing a history the Pacific Northwest, its settlement, discovery. discovery. and Indian wars. The committee, soon ifter its appointment, when in Imd ercised itself in the premises to become aware of the reqaisiteS'Of such u step, concluded to do so, and did incorporate SK North Pacific History Company, of winch J. H. McMillan .in the president, and Taylor is the secretary; and by such corporation corporation we have been striving hard for success. We contemplate publishing two volumes of about 800 pages each, the first of ,sha|i be devoted to a Uistory of the discovery mid settlement of the .country the slow but steady growth of that settlement, settlement, the Indiai wars, and the turmoils} with tbe Indians; and we are happy u,lue to Mate that tne labor of completing work for this volume is far under having secured the services of Hons. Elwood Evans, I.. F. Mosher, and W. H. 8. Lymau as writers of this first In it we uurpose to ray strict attention the vicissitudes of the ; n»t settlement of tbe country; its development to this time the lirst and principal jrerioils of tbe of particular localities with i-oniething of tlie leading; men who bavu. from time time, been prominent in the advancement ot localities and places. In order tu .snb- sorvc that interest in the country as it to-day, we have concluded to pnhlish n second volume ot Uie same time ns the biographies and portraits of individuate views of faring and of dwelling nluce«. other buildings. W* concluded that the 1 jnircmcnt of Ui£ period demanded this much; when so imicb effort by the themseivtjs In various localities in tbe , ·of Oregon and Wusttinffton territory, is being niaile in striving to bring cbeir particular locality into prominence. We Hove concluded that tbe setting of the trials and hardships of the early tleut.'nt w i t h o u t : any statement of of that settlement, would be but a poor

Clipped from Morning Oregonian23 Dec 1888, SunPage 8

Morning Oregonian (Portland, Oregon)23 Dec 1888, SunPage 8
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