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O.S'LY PAPKR IN ORANT COUNiY.
Official Paper Tor Grant County.
Canyon City, Saturday Aug. 23, 1879.
S. II. Shepherd, Editor-
Monumental Mine. Reference to
the progress of developments of this
mine, since active work was ommenced
on it two years airo, have been frequent
ly made in this paper. Now that nrill
inj; the ore will soon begin, the follow
ing fa its concerning the enterprise,
fnrni-hed bv B. .J. W. Stetnmc, Eq.,
president of the company, wlm has just
re'ur' ed from the min, arc of public
interest. The work on the mine com
prise a tunnel run in'o the mountain
over 700 feet, cntting in its course 1G
ledues, two of which are opened to the
surface. Ledge N 10 is 256 feet and
ledtre No. 13 is 300 feet to the surface.
Drifts are run from the tunnel into
tliee a.Md other ledges a distance of
200 to 300 feet. The ledges vary in
width frmi (J inches to 4 foot, and all
carry hinh grade an timonial and ruby
silver ore. The present opening of the
mine will furnish sufficient ore to run
a twenty stamp mill for two years.
The mill machinery is now on the
ground and a force of 70 men aie at
work on its crnslruction and it will be
ready for operation the last of Septem
ber. The expenditures of the company,
in the purchase of the mine, expense
of development, construction of ma
chinery exceed 8140,000, much of this
amount was derived from the sale of
the stock, that no assessments would bo
levied on it bein guaranteed. The
present outlook, which is a certainty,
is that the Monumental will be a divi
dend paying mine and that the value
of that property will increase with the
progress of the work, as all indications
are that. larie ore bodies will be found
at fuithc-r depth by the conjunction of
the different ledges. Mr. Stemme
brought with him specimens 001 e from
diiiert-nt parts of the mine, which can
be seen at the e.fnoe of the company.
Daily Oregon ian.
There will be preaching at
the M. E. Church in this city
at 11 A. M. to-morrow; also a
children's meeting at John Day
town at 3 P. M.f Rev. G. W.
Division of the State.
We seethe question of dividing the
State is again being agitated by some
of our Eastern Oregon contemporaries.
We have 'idvoeatcd this for some time.
There are no ties to bind either East
ern Oregon or Washington to Webfoot
or the Clam country, and although it
wouhl deprive us of any portion of the
seaboard, we think we would be bene
fitted by the division. Western Ore
gon h-is already drained us and will
continni- to ! so as lng ;is we remain
a part aril parr-el of the same State.
We. are put to great expense in trans
acting business at the Capital and as
matters now stand it appears as if
Eastern Oregon had no rights that
Western Oregon cared t respect We
are never wanted, except at elections,
and then only lo give t e Democratic
majorities rcquiite to put men in po
sitions of pp.fit aiui trust. Give us
Eastern Ore -om, Eastern. Washington
and Northern Idaho nd we would
:.-ue oik ni ti ' nnest nlanu empires
on c mhneur. We .ire decidedly in
f.nm of a division, and that ri;ht
a way. East O rego n ian.
Geo. P.Rowkll 4t Co. in the
American Newspaper Directo
ry for Jluy show that the whole
number of newspapers in the
United States has increased
since January of the current
year from 8,703 to 9,153.
Newspapers abound in the ter
ritories. Suspensions have
been fewer than in any corres
pon neriod for several
Memphis, Aug. 15 Nine
new cases up to noon. Six in
terments reported by undertakers.
Thos. Merry, of the Inland Empire,
says, if we thought Eastern Oregon on I
inland empire before starting this pa
per we now think the county of Wasco
alone is entitled to the appellation. A
drive of nearly three hundred miles has
given us ample facilities for close obser
vation and we believe that we are not
amenable to a charge of exaggeration
when we state our belief that three
thousand more families can find homes
bore and good homes
value of our county has long been
known for stock purposes, but its im
portance as a grain producing region,
is destined t be developed by the next
two years. Two years ago, all the grain
grown between the Dalles and Des
chutes bridge was produced on the nar
row creek-bottoms. To-day there are
not less than four thousand acres of
hillsides growing wheat and corn with
in the f-ame limits. Two years ago,
our flour mill was running mostly on
Walla-Walla wheat; this year we will
have two mills grinding out wheat
grown here and exporting flour to Port
land for sale. That our trip was a
hard one, we do not deny, but we met
with a cordiil reoeptionj wherever we
stopped which di I much to abate the
severity of the journey. The prosperity
of our county has only begun.
The following appointments were
made by the Metlmdi.-t Conference at
Walla Walla, for the Dalles Dristrict:
L. J. Whitcomb, V IS. ; The Dalles
If. 1C. 1 lines; Can von City, R G.
Ilawn and A. Eads; ITeppner, S. Hope;
Pendleton, .. C. Kirkman; Weston,
Kiiiby:C4oldendale, W. T. Koouts;
Yakima Inbiau Agency, J. H. Wilbur,
Thos. Pearne and Geo. Waters; Yak
ima City, IT. M. Shafer.
Walla Walla, Aug 15. Harvesting
is progrcsins very favorably. Many
ranches yield over fifty bushels of wheat
to the acre. Nothinir will prevent an
unparalleled crop. We shall have, at
the lowest calculation, 1,500,000 bush
els of wheat for exp.'rr.
Land Office at Dalles, Ohecon,
August 17th. 1879.
Notice is heieby given tlrnt the fol-lowinir-named
settler has filed notice
of his intention to make final pro if in
support of his claim and secure entry
thereon at the expiration of thirty days
from the date of this notice, viz: Rich
ard Mascall, for the N. of N. W. -, V
h N. E . Sec. 28. T. 12 S, R. 20 east,
and names the following as his witness
es, viz: Eli Lester of Grant Comity,
Oregon,, and John W. Lewis, of Grant
20-2 1 L. COFFIN, Register.
Notice- ol Dissolution.
Notice is hereby given tint the
partnership heretofore existiir be
tween D. I. Fisk and W. R. Fisk as
blacksmiths and owners of the black
smith shop at John Daytown in Grant
county, Oregon, under the firm name
of D. 1. Fisk & W. R. Fisk, was dis
solved b mutual consent on the 11th
day of August, 1S70.
All person?, knowing themselves in
debted to the above iirm are hereby
notified that unless they call and settle
their accounts on or before the loth
dav of September, 1879, their accounts
will positively he placed in the hands
of an att"rney for immediate collection.
1). B. FJSK,
W. R. FISK.
In the County Court of the State of
Oregon fr Grant County.
In the matter of the Estate of David
To Eliza Howard, Eliz i a Newton
and Asa Howard and all other pers ns
interest d in the e.-tate of David How
You 'ind each of vou are notified to
j appear in the County Court of Grant
County, Oregon, a' the Court House in
Canyon City, Grant County, Oregon,
at 2 o'clock P. M. on the 2d day of
Sept., 1879, to show cause, if any you
have, why the following described
property behmging to said estate should
not be sold as prayed tor in the peti
tion filed July 11th, 187(5; to-wit: sev
en-twentieth interest in tho Little Sal
mon ditch, Olive Creek mining district;
three Placer Mining Claims, in Green
wood, in Olive Precinct, known as the
. W-W 1 "I - 1
I 'avid Howard uaim: a mrcn on
Burnt Ilivr, known as the Burnt Riv
er ditch: Spring Gulch ditch, on west.
side of Dixie Crek and first right of
water in said creek; an undivided one
ha'f interest in ditch and water right
taken from John Day River near the
tanch of W. II. Clark: all in Grant
County, State of Oregon.
Bv order of the County Court.
W. S. SOUTHWORTH, Clerk.
July 30th, 1879. 17-21
Prairie City, - Oregon,
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Would most respectfully an
nounce to the Public that they
have received a large stock of
SPRING & SUMMER
goods, and keep constantly on
hand a full line of choice lami-
READY MADE CLOTHING,
HATS and CAPS,
BOOTS and SHOES,
CIGARS and TOBACCO,
We keep a large and well selected
stock of General Merchandise. Call
and see for yourselves.
Prairie City, July ;!. 1S79. nlStf.
Jules Le Bkktte takes pleas
ure i announcing to the peo
ple of this county that he has
removed his stock of goods
across the square, iu the room
Odd Fellow's Hall,
Prairie City, Oregon, where he
hns just received a full and well
selected stock of General Mer
chandise and Notions, and in
vites those wishing anything in
his line to call and see him.
Post Office is also at his new
.IIH.ES LE BRETTE.
Prairie City, July 3d, 1S79. nDUf.
In Ihe matt r of the estate of A. J.
Lizzie Gregg, the. administratrix of
th'' above estate, having filed her final
account, in the matter of s;iid e-tatc,
Notice is her.-hy given that the 2d day
of September, A. D. 1879, is the day
app-.inted for final settlement, therein.
All persons lnving or claiming any
interest in sa'd estate niv required to
be and appear at the Court House in
Canyon City, Grant County, at fen
o'clock in the forenoon of said day and
show cause, if any there bp, why said
account and report should not be ap
proved, and tips eafco decreed settled
M. L. Olmsted, Atiy. 1G-2U
J6-Every Boot has a GUARAN
TEE STAMP inside, and the Mer
chant of win mi you buy them is author
ized to return yourmouey if you are
rot satisfied with the Boots. It is
In the Market. Ask for it and take
HECHT BROS. & CO.
We carry the Largest Stock of Boots
and Shoes of all kinds of any house in
iiu r Jjii 1 luunijuii
F C. SELS,
PHIL. METSCHAN & CO.
Announce that they have just received a
new and well assorted Stock of
Which They Offer Cheap For Cash Only.
Having bought for Cash "ve are prepared to sell our Goods
Cheaper than they were ever before offered in
CIIAIINIIYIIQIIW CllfllTIIYt, OIIRIIEIICIIOIIWt.
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Our old Stock, together with our new, we will continue to
sell ai COST PRICES.
PHIL, METSCHAN & Co.
Successors lo M.S. IIELOIAX.
Canyon City, July 18, 1879.
Main Street, Canyon City, Oregon.
J. W. HOWiED, M. D., - - PROPRIETOR
- -o -
Having recently received a full and carefully selected stock
of Drugs, and Medicines I am fully prepared to furnish every
thing usually kept in a First Class Drug House, at reasonable
Prices. Also a lull Stock of the Standard Patent Medicines on
hand. Call, everybody, and see, and buy of my fresh goods.
J. W. HOWARD, M.;D, Proprietor.
DALLES AND tfAKER CITY
Yaile & Co., Proprietors
Departs from Canyon City for 'JV
Dalles and Baker Cttv, Daily.
Arrives from the same points. Daily.
11. ( "Williamson, Sup't.
AT TSE POST OFFIC;
X3 33 j3l- Xj 23 3t I 3XT
Stationary. Spectacles and
Eye Glasses, Candies, and Nuts.
SunscniPTloNS taken, at Publishers'
Tv,ate, for all the Leading Papers and
Magazines publ'shcd in THE UNITED
STATES. Agent for Titus Br ., Jew
elors, Albany, Oregn. Watches Clean
ed and Repaired.
Canyon City, Oregon, Apri1 10, IS70
ICE CREAM SALOON.
C. TOD HUNTER & J. DUNHAM,
FIRST DOQR NORTH OFTHE
CAHYbN CITY, OREGON.
We keep constantly on hand line lee
Cream and Lemonade, and can furnish
Parties or families with large or small
lots to order at reasonable prices. Call
and see us.
SNIDER & STEVENS,
DRY GOODS AND
BOOTS AND SHOES, GROCERIES,
Of Every Description.
Gra-t County, Oregon.
W, O OVKRH-'tT.
V. A. JACt ES
OYER HOLT & JACOBS,
Wagon Making & Carpentering.
Wagons and Buggies repaired at reas
onable rates Spok es, Brakebars, Ax
les, Felloes, Plow Beams, Etc., for Sale
Building and Jobbing prompt
ly attended to.
Doors, Sash, Etc.,
Const an ily on hand and
made to order.
?OM WHICH THE HITTERS
r T T- I 1
are mane is a Mexican llero. anu i.
indigenous only to a small section of
Lower (Raja) California.
It has been used by the inhabitant nf
Lower California for the last thirty
years as a general
jnvigokator of thk system,
A Great Remedy for
Dise of Kidneys and Bladder!
Positive Cure For Dyspepsia.
Fleckenstein & Mayer,
Sole Agents, Portland Or?on.
Notice of Equalization.
Notie is heieby given that, the
Board of Equalization for Grant Coun
ty, State of Orog'in, will meet at the
ollice of the County Clerk at Canyon
City, in said county, on the 25th day
of August, at 10 o'clock, A. M. of
said day and Publicly Examine the
Assessment Roll of said county for
the year 1879. and will correct all
errors in description and valuation, of
property, if any there be.
J. B. JOHNSON, Assessor.
The hou?e, lot and garden and house,
hold furniture known as the John Dar
by prpeity in Canyon City, Oregon,
for sale on reasonable terms. For fur
ther particulars enquire of M. L.
Olmstead, Atry. at law, Canyon City.