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THURSDAY, JULY 10, 1801.
at AC'S FAIIt.
Tho wyicl bug of tho Chronic-kicker,
is going to have a little fair of his own.
The people here failed to show him
"proper respect" mid have gono ahead,
rnibed u Builieiunt amount of stock,
elected a board of directors un.l are
making arrangements to hold tho fair
near this city tho coining fall. Tho
underhanded cilbrts of tho wind bag
to form a stock company at La Grande
and sccuro the 1500 appropriation
from the State, is too plain in the
minds of the people. Union was first
in tho field to form a stock company
and is justly entitled to the appropria
tion, but the wind bag, backed by a
few of tho citizens of La Grande, is
never satisfied with anything of a pub
lic nature- if ho thinks" it will in any
way benefit Union, lie cares noth
ing for tho people at largo who wish
to attend tho fair and place their pro
ducts u Don exhibition. It is far
enough for the people of the south
eastern part of our county to c.oino to
Union, let alono going 15 miles farther,
to tho western boundary of tho county.
Union is tho most centrally located
town in tho county and it would bo
moro convenient to tho people in gen
eral to attend tho fair hero than at any
other point in tho county. It is not
tho intention of tho promotors of the
fair horo to run a "skin-dint" game
and dovoto their entire attention to
horso races, as was tho caso tho last
fow years of tho Union county Agri
cultural Society held near La Grande- a
fow years ago.
Tho wind bag's idea of a fair, no
doubt, is a great collection of saloons,
peanut stands, tin horn gamblers and
plenty of horso races on tho program.
With stioli a combination Muo would
bo happy, ifis gentle voice would bo
distinctly heard above all others, cry
iim: "How much am 1 now oll'ered
for second clioico I" "A-r-o-ti-n-d goes
tho wheel 1" "Ono dozen lead pencils,
u pen holder, cold water pen and a
o-u-k-o of s-o-u-p all for 25 conts!
sold." Willi such a combination ho
would ho in tho height of his ambition,
and if ho succeeded in selling a largo
amount of pools or found plenty of
purchasers for his soap, lead pencils etc.,
tho fair would, in his mind bo a howl
Tho pooplo of Union county huvo
hud enough of this kind of "fairs."
What thoy want and what thtj people
hero propose to give them, is a placo
whoro tho fanner, stock minor and all
may congrogato for a good sociable
timo and placo their products on ex
hibition. Vroiniums will bo awarded
for tho best display in all brunches of
industry, and, if necessary, trials of
Union has novor yot shown a dispo
sition to intorfero with any enterprise
inaugurated by tho people of La
Grundo; and hud that place taken the
first stops and organized, thoy would
huvo reooivotLno opposition from tho
people horn, and wo can see no reason
why thoy should intorfero with our or
ganization, except thoy arc selfish and
afraid that it might in some way bene
fit Union. Wo would much rather seo
harmony provail in all mutters of this
kind which aro of genoral intorest to
tho entire county, and it would look
much hotter if tho pooplo who aro op
posing tho holding of tho fair horo
would drop tho matter and all unite
on ono point whoro it is most conven
ient for every section, and lot us have
a rousing good county fair.
WHAT IIUHTS Till: rAUMl!KSi
The organization of tho farmers.'
alliance is a sign of tho Union. Kvery
social or industrial movement that in
volves a considerable body of tho poo
plo and persists in its domandb is a
sign of tho time and tho farmers'
movement is certainly a phenomenon
of this kind. It indicates that tho
political condition sf tho country aro
unsatisfactory uud that tho vast body
of tho pooplo engaged in tilling tho
Koil for n living aro discontented. Tho
country, us a whole, is prosperous. In
tho lust (ieoudo tho population has in
oiciiKcd 12100,000 iiml six now 8tut
Jmvo bciin mlilrd (o tho Union, Ono
bountiful crop aflnr uuotiior Iiuk adilod
its increment to the genirnl wealth.
Tho railroad mileage has increased
from 93,000 to 170,000, and the inter
nal trufiic of tho country is estimated
nt 25,000,000,000 figures so vast
that they can only bo stated, not com
prehended. Wc produce moro gold
and silver than any thrco other coun
tries in the world; wo make more iron
than Great Britain, or any other coun
try; and Hon. Wm. McKini.ey of Ohio
told nothing but tho plain truth when
lie said: "Wo lead all nations in
agriculture ; we lead all nations in
mining, and we lead all nations in
But why are tho farmers discontent
ed in tho midst of this phenomenal
prosperity? Why is it that tho largest
class of workers in tho land, and tho
class which contributes moro than any
other to tho general wealth, finds it
necessary to organize in alliances, bold
conventions and thrust its grievances
before tho public? Never before in
tho history of tho country did tho
farmers as a body talk so much about
mortgages, low price of crops, scarcity
of money, tho pressure of debts, tho
diiliculty of finding a crop that will
pay for raising it, the impossibility of
selling their farms at any reasonable;
price, and the genoial hardships of
their condition. Why is it that thoy
do so now? What is tho matter with
It is not that railroads aro owned by
corporations instead of by tho govern
ment; it is not that railroad property
is assessed at too low a valuation ; nor
that there are too few Union veterans
receiving pensions; nor that tho presi
dent and vice-president are chosen by
electors instead of by the direct vote of
tho people nor all these together, as
some of their conventions appear to
imagine; and when farmers' conven
tions mumble about these things thoy
givo painful evidence that they do not
grasp tho situation.
Tho real cause of fanners' hardships
is to lio found almost in a single word
protection. Other agencies huvo
something to do with tho trouble, such
as 'extravagance at Washington, ex
cess! vo land grants to Eastern corpo
rations owning railroads in tho West,
and manipulation of tho national debt
and finances during tho last twenty
seven years in tho intorest of the
moneyed section and tho creditor
classes. But tho pre-ominont and
overshadowing cause is that tho gov
ernment lias exalted manufacturing
over all oilier interests and festered it
at tho exponso of oilier producing in
terests, particularly that of agriculture ;
that certain kinds of manufacturing,
found chiolly in tho Northeastern
States, have been favured and pro
tected by tho govornmout by a sstom
of lolls and exactions that fall most
heavily upon that cluss which, being
tho ground-sill of tho social structure,
is incapable of charging them against
a class next below it tho tillers of tho
Somebody must pay for tho protec
tive favors which huvo made the man
ufacturing interest and tho manufact
uring t-ection so enormously rich, for
it is impossible to protect ono class
except at tho cost of others. It has
been estimated that the sum every farm
er's family in tho land pays to protected
manufacturers in tho shupo of excess
ive prices for articles of necessity and
comfort is 50 a year, and that is what
hurts the fanners. St. Louis Kcbublie.
Jn tho matter of ordor to road
supervisors on collection of tux; or
dered that all road supervisors report
list of collections by August 1st; that
ordor explain lists sent out; that shor
ill' honor all receipts given by super
visors and take credit for tho same.
In tho matter of court house im
provement; Oolllnberry paid 250 on
contract price; M. Irwin. allowed 220
in payment for material uud freight.
In tho matter of tho resignation of
.1. A. Wright as road supervisor; resig
nation acoopted and J. B. Alderman
In tho mutter of resignation of J. B.
Alderman us constable; resignation
In tho matter of ferry liconso on
Snuko river; granted for 2 years; bond
approved and rates fixed us in petition.
In tho matter of return of shoriil'on
delinquent tax roll of school district
No. 5; ordered that shorid' pay ex
penses and turn balance over to dis
trict. In tho mattor of improvement of
road wojt of Catherine oreok ; contin
ued for term.
hi tho matter of cancellation of old
county warrants; ordered that all
warrants not token out, over fovuu
your old, be Qtuioollod, and tho
taken out bo advurtieud,
In tho matter of rood petitioned for
by IS. Duron el id; roail ordered
In tho matter of rcsurvcy of road
petitioned for by II. Robbs et al ; re
port approved and directed to be re
considered as provided by law.
In the matter of bridgo on road pe
titioned for by J. Q. Shirley et al;
clerk instructed to advertise for bids.
In tho matter of rcsurvcy of road in
Cove; report road first timo July 8,
In tho mattor of road petitioned for
by H. II. Grubb ct al; B. P. Mills
claimed damage in tho sum of 40;
Wm. McKinnall, Ellis Loop and A.
R. Stalker appointed viewers.
In tho matter of road petitioned for
by C. B. Loop Jet al; .dismisseed on
account of report.
In the matter of appointment of
stock inspector; D. P. McDaniol ap
pointed. In the matter of appointment of
Justice of the Peace for Hilgard pre
cinct; petition granted and Gorbctt
In the matter of bill of Johnson, a
pauper; ordered relief of 21 for two
In the matter of road petitioned for
by Chas. Buntel ct al; continued for
In tho matter of road petitioned for
by J. A. Walsinger et al; O. A. Myers,
Wm. Park and Wm. Enbanks ap
pointed viewers and J. L. Curtis sur
veyor, to meet at the house of H.
McDonald on Tuesday, July 21, 1891.
In tho matter of minor children of
Bello LaBord ; bill of Mrs. Benshadlcr
In tho matter of change in the
county road petitioned for by Jesso
I mblor ot al in his own right; Sam
Brooks, V. S. Daviner and Win. Hull
adpointcd viewers and J. L. Curtis
surveyor, to meet at Iniblor on July
22,1891, at 9 o'clock a. m.
In the mattor of appropriation to
pay John Elliott et al damages on
county road ; balanco of $-10.50 duo on
damages ordered paid as asked for in
In the matter of road petitioned for
by John Mills et al; J. R. Kellogg,
Jus. Il.illoy and .fas. Parker appointed
viewers and J. L. Curtis surveyor, to
meet at Oro Dell bridgo on Friday,
July 51, 1891, to examine and roport
what property of Fundi is worth.
In the matter of road petitioned for
by Robt. Ruckman in his own right;
Sam Brooks, C. S. Daviner and Wm.
Hill appointed viewers and J. L. Cur
tis surveyor, to meet at road July 22,
1891, at 1 o'clock p. m.
In tho matter of Mrs. G. W. Blcdsoo,
a pauper; ordered that alllowanco of
20 bo made for present needs.
Hi tho matter of constablo for Pino
valloy precinct: Fred C. Dawson ap
pointed. n tho matter of apportionment to
road district No. 29, Sparta ; fifty dol
lars appropriated on petition.
In tho matter of claim of John Phy
for additional dumuges ; continued for
In tho matter of J. R. Spencer, a
pauper; admitted on affidavit.
In tho mutter of partition in record
er's office; ordered that partition bo
put in so us to cut oil' into a soparato
oilico tho west part, and door to vault
changed to oust sido.
In tho mutter of bridgo on Euglo
creek at upper crossing; contract let
to Gilkinson Bros, for tho construction
of same as follows : Tho bridgo to be
of two spans of -10 foot each, the abutt
mcnts to bo ono on each sido of crock,
twenty feet long by an average thick
ness of 2.J feet, sottled ou good solid
foundation and laid of cut stone in
lime mortar with all joints and outsido
seams well cemented ; wings at each
end to be not less than 20 feet in
length, the middle support for bridgo
to bo a double trestlo mule of the
strongest red fir timber and settled to
good solid foundation ou mud sills;
tho whole to bo completed ready for
travol by October 1, 1891; contract
Khun, Oregon, July 12.1891.
Died, July fl, 1891, tho infant child
of Mr. and Mrs. Sholton.
Wo wore favored with a heavy rain
ou tho tenth and eleventh.
Tho wheat crop in this vicinity looks
very good but will bo quite lato.
Some of our farmers will commence
haying us soon as tho weather will per
mit. Wrestling scorns to bo all tho go
since llug throw tho 250-poundor at
Lu Grande ou tho fourth,
Grandma Ohristiuuson has beau
quite siok for tho lust week but is im
proving under tho euro of Dr. Mo
W. W. Oanfild of Enterprise and
John Weaver of Pino Grove wrobUod
a fow days ago for a small sum but
Wowvur whs not hi U.
Tho farnujri' alliiuuto at Pleasant
Hill numbers 15 and they aro adding
to their number etch meeting. At
the last meeting the following dele
gates were elected to tho county al
liance. O. W. White, B. Parks, W.
II. Moore, and J. C. Christianson.
Arthur Stayner, of Salt Luke City,
Utah, who represents E. II. Dyer it
Co., pioneers of tho beet-sugar indus
tries of tho United States, has com
pleted arrangements with Chicago and
Eastern capitalists for tho establish
ment of several now beet-sugar factor
ies in tho West. "It has been demon
strated," said Stayner, "at tho factor
Used in Millions of Homes 40 Years the Standard
Shelf Hardware, Cutlery, Farmers' Steel Goods,
Pumps, Saws, Wedges, Sledges, etc.
Agent for Charter Oak Stoves.
A Full Equipped TIN SHOP is run In Connection with our Store.
We make a Specialty of this Line.
Call and sec us.
SUMMERS & LAYNE. one door south of Jaxcox's store, Union, Or.
Tobacco, Cigars and All EMs of Fruit,
Candies, Nuts, Novels, Eishing Tackle, etc.
BARBER SHOP In Connection.
Curries a full lino
Harvesting Machinery and
Traction Engines and Vibrator Threshers.
gjFl will soil as cheap as any dealer in tho valloy.
J. A. BELL,
A.11 Kinds of Graining Neatly Done
The facilities having been increased by tho addition of a fine assortment of
now type and a large invoice of tho finest papers and material, is now hdttor
prepared to execute
the ZFiisnasa? work
on short notice Call atonco if you vnnt anything in tho way of
Ltittor Heads, Circulars, Uusinoss Cards,
Rill Heads, Envolopo. Sooioty Cards,
Shipping '1 ags, RecoipU, Visiting Cards.
Legal Hlanka, TiokeU, Wodd nir Cards.
0rSatJifaution Gunrmitimd hi Itwy IniUuiee. Onlins by ilgll Promptly
AtU'iidml to. AuMre.. T1II7 OHKOON SGQUT,
ies in Alvarado, Cal and at the Grand
Island, Neb that sugar can bo made in
this country much cheaper than it can
abroad and with tho great impetus to
business the 2-cent bounty gives, the
industry can be made to becomo one
of the leading ones of the counlry. At
tho faclori.s in Utah, one-half the
amount of sugar need in tho territory
will bo produced. This fall at Mar
shalliown, la., another large factory
will bo st 'tried, and simultaneously
six morn institutions will bo put in
operation in Nebraska, Kansas and
Subscribe for and advertic in Tub Obe-
OO H SfOl'T.
north Centennial hotel, Union, Or.
of all lands of
StatOmoms, Rail Programs.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT
bv virtue of an execution and order
of sale Issued out of the Honorable Circuit
Court of the Slate of Oregon for Union
county, bearing date the 15th day of June,
1891, nnd to ine directed and delivered upon
a judgment and order of sale of heretofore
attached property, entered on the 10th day
of February, 1801, wherein Mary Iiicgerg is
plaintitraml E. 15. Hill is defendant, for tho
sum of Three Hunlrcd and N'ineiv and
(100 Dollars, with interest theieon at tho
rate of 10 per cent p' r milium from the 10th
dm of February, .did the further sum
of Fifty Dollars attorno 'x fee, and twisty,
one and 74-100 Dollar for coMs anil dis
bursements, which judgment as i nrolled
ami docketed in the clerks oilier of said
court on the 21st dav of Felruar,y. IM)1. and
ordering tho sale of the following desctibed
heretofore attached real estate .situated in
Union county, State of Oregon, to-wit:
Commencing at a point on the southeast
quarter of bee. 13, in Tp. 4 South, of range
39 easl of the Willamette meridian. 50 feet
wes: and 215 feet south of the northwest
corner of land transferred by C. I,, lllakcs
len nnd Caroline lllakeslco to M. 15 Warren,
by deed dated March 17, 18S0, and extend
ing thence west 200 feet, thence noith 215
reel to the land owned by Mr Kcnson;
thence cast 200 feet; thence north 215 feet
to the place of beginning, containing one
acre more or less of land ; said parcel being
a portion of the southeast quarter of section
13, township 4 south, of range 39 cast of the
Willamette meridian in Union county,
Oregon ; also all of block number 0 of Han
nah's addition to the town of West Union,
Union county, Oregon, according to tha
plat of said addition now on file ami record
in the recorder's oflice of said county and
state, ami said property so ordered to be
sold not being deemed Milllcicnt tp . satisfy
said Judgment, costs and accruing costs, I
have by virtue of such execution and tho
law in such cases made and provided, nnd
by order of plaiiitilfs attorney, on the 10th
day of June, 18!)1, levied upon and seized
all the right, title and interest of the said
defendant, E. 15. Hill, of, in and to the fol
lowing described property, to-wit: Com
mencing at n point on the southeast quarter
of the southeast quarter of section 13, town
ship 4 south, of rango39 eustof the Willam
ette meridian, sixty feet west and 215 feet
south of the northwest corner of the land
transferred bv C. L. Hlakeslee and Caroline
lllakeslco to M. 5. Warren, by deed dated
March 17. 18S0, and extending thence west
200 feet, thence south 215 feet to the land
owned by Mrs. Benson; thence, east 200
feet, thence north 215 feet to the place ef
beginning, containing one acre more or loss
of land; said parcel being a portion of tho
SEK of SEJ4 of Sec. 13, Tp. t S. K 30 H. W.
M., not having been able to find any per
sonal property of said defendant iu the
county of Union. Now, therefore, under
and by virtue ot said execution ami order
of ."ale, and the levy, as aforesaid, I will
sell at public auction at the court house
door at Union, Union couniv, Oregon, on
Saturday the 18th day of July, ISM, at 1
o'clock p. m. of said day, nil the right, title
and interest of, in and to block number 9,
of Hannah's addition to the town of West
Union, Union countv, Oregon, th.it the de
fendant, E. 15. Hill, had on the 4th day of
August, 1S!K), or has since acquired; also
all tho right, title anil interi st that the said
E. 15. Hill had in and to the above de
scribed portion of the SEj-f of Sl'.'-i of Sec.
13, Tp 4 S, It. 39 E. W. M. on the 10th day
of June, 1891, or has nince aequiied in or
to the above described real estate to satisfy
said judgment, attorney's fee', costs, dis
bursements and interest as aforc-aid and
ai cruiug costs.
Teims of sale: Cah to inn in hand in
U. S. gold coin.
Dated June 10, 1891.
J. T. HOLIjES, Shoritr.
liy W. It. Usiinn, Deputy. 0-18-5t
siii:ui rrs .s'.i?.
-VTOITCE IS HEltEliY GIVEN THAT
JLN by virtue of an execution :-mu1 out
of lie Honorable Circuit Court i the State
of Oregon, for 1'iiion cunl.. beating date
the 5th day of June, 1M)I. tome directed
and diliveivd, upon a judgment entered
then , ti on the 27. n day !' .n:e, 1891,
wherein ltaibar.i irt'th is plaint r uud Ja
cob tiroth is del'eitdaiit, for the .-tii!i of Tivo
Hundred Dollars, uud the further sum of
Forty and 21-100 Dollars for costs and dis
bursements, which Ju dgment was enrolled
and docketed in tho clerk's olllce of said
court on the 29th day of May, 191, com
manding me that out of the personal prop
erty of too defendant herein, .lacb Groth,
or if .-utlieient can not be found, then out of
tho real property belonging to sain defend
ant in my county, on or alter the 29th day
of May, 1891, 1 pay and sutisfy the sum of
Two Hundred iJollars, and the further sum
of Forty and 20 100 Dollars costs and dis
bursements of and upon tins wiit. I5y
viiineof said writ ,-i.d command I havo
Iovicm upon ihe f :..wing desenbed real
e.-tale (no peroual property beln found)
sitiiuted in Union county,' biegun. to-wit:
The of the N'W'4 anil thr M, or SWK
and .he SW,'4 of N'i'Jj otbic Tp. 1
North, of Itange 49 1,. U'. M. ;iuated in
1'i.ion county, Ongoii, ii ,(i b. ,-iue of
said i i ctition .ind Kvy, 1 .'lil at pub
lic ir. fi' at the o,i i hmi.-t r ill Un
ion, I'mon coiuiin , Ortvon, on . U !7ih day
of July, 1891, al 2 o'clock p. f ou day.
a I the right, tit, au: interest in ibovo
eribi-d iiid o ilu ih it thi i '. ..-fend-a..:
h i.i i. or af'i.- t . '.9ih imi l' Mav,
! ; , or Millleieiit ihcMif to i said
judgment, cots, i:iahutumiui . n accru
Tut ms of sale: nh to ii' m tr.-.d in U.
S. gold com.
Dated at Union ihls '.he lOih dm ' June,
J. T IJ..I.1.K- .. .erill'.
liy W It. L'suui:. Depulv. ti-18
" '-1K E In I! i.i.liY G1V . . 1 1 AT
j.N li wiiiieoi . .i-eir.it order
of -.ile i .n. I niii o' I'.t tioiiu' ill' rcuit
i otirt of the feia'i nf Orgoi . i'nion
c Miity, lio.tr. li,- itii.o n, f, b ,i y of Juno,
l9i ami to iiiu . d Mii'i !v"'' ', up
on n judgment i ml .), r.o o r .suro
ami sale of horetol..re ..i..eh ....nicrty
entered on the 18th duv or ' .v, 1891.
wherein J. H. Hinehari it So:, un , aintiffs
amlG. W Mcintosh isdi fciulant for tho
sum or One Hundred and Twentv-nino and
15-100 Dollars, with intore.it thereon at tho
rate of 10 per cent per annum fro.n tho lSth
day of May, 1891. and tho further stun of
Thirty Dollars attorney fee, ami Thirty-live
and 10-p 0 Dollars for c isU and disburse
ments, which judgment was enrolled and
docketod In the lerk's, ollioe oi . d court
on the alh day of AIhv, ISU. an', r.lering
Ihe -.ah of the follu.t .ii ; .Je-.-r,!.. hereto
fore att;iel.i-tl :.nl ft te, io I . All tha
right, title, Inif.e-t uud ehtim t! .. '.ho de
fendant, U. W. ii . 1. tOBh, ha . o: the 22nd
day of March, tfOl, or b u, . m quired
in and to the follow. ug UecunU d real cs
mtf, to wit: Lot (1) one i.n.i (21 two in
Hlock (II) eleven in Civtjan' A Mition to
the :own of U tirumloiit lnl eouuty,
Oregon. Now. therefore, und-i .md by
virtue of said pxecuibm and omci of sale aa
ttforw.a'd, I will s.,11 t publiu nisei nt the
court house, duor at Union. Uni . . county,
On-guu, ou TueMlay the 28 li nv of July,
lir, at 2 o'clock p. m. of a.d .1 . . all the
rlKtii. title, lu.errii i4,l , Mi, t . , gaid
d feudHtit. O W. Uulnutli, uud on tho
2AmI day of March. 13UI. or Wc .icqulred
4 yi w witt u utfrcriDou real entaie, to
wtNf) win jiidtfuient, ftNM, ciisu. tlUburbe-
anu uuttieai ut piorttnul a t!
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grid tjt.(n af the t uilwi Mm. .,
Dt wi tint SrU u( j un jt ,
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