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THE DALLES WEEKLY CHRONICLE,, SATURDAY, JANUARY 4, 1896.
The Weekly Ghroniele.
OFFICIAL PAPER OF WASCO COUNTY.
Entered at the Poetoffioe at Toe Dalles, Oregon
- as Mcond -class matter.
SUBSCRIPTION RATES. ?
BY KAIL, rOBTAG rBXPAID, IM ADVAHCB.
One year -
Advertising; rate reasonable, and made known
Address all communications to "THEICHRON
IC1JS, Tne walies, Oregon.
The Daily and Weekly Chronicle may
be found on tale at I. C. NxckeUen'l ttore.
Telephone No. 1.
A shipment of bogs and sheep was
made to the locks this morning by the
Regulator., , -.
Good bye 1895. You were good
enough in vour way, but we want 1896
to be better.
(j company win noia tneir unu uu
Friday night at 8 o'clock instead of Wed
The weather prediction for tomorrow
Is rain, followed by fair weather, with
And still they come. A marriage
license was iatued today to WillardG.
Barrich and May Lilian Scott. .
The police ourt was deserted this
morning, the usual occupants probably
are waiting till after New Year's, when
they will get more for their money. .
M. BohanTwho was arrested in The
Dalles and taken to Sherman county for
trial on the charge of disposing of mort
gaged horses, was bound over to the
grand jury in $300 bonds. At last ac
innnta ha harl Tint raifuttl the bail monev.
Sturgeon fishing is pretty good jnst
now. Several large catches are reported
near town, one of them weighing 425
3 17nH. " Aa atn.niiAn Kara
shipped to Portland on the Regulator
this morning. Sturgeon fishing is be
coming quite an iuduatry around The
In the window of C. E. Bayard's office
are displayed some fossil remains, which
attract considerable interest. They are
the bones . of r some gigantic . animal,
which in ages gone, randered over
'Eastern Oregon. :A portion ot the fos
sils was discovered' by Joe Southwell
and part came from Malheur county,
' Corn and venison will be' provided at
the Bed Men's wigwam tomorrow even
ing, and the members of the tribe will
have a great time partaking of the good
things. The members are requested to
be punctually on hand at the hour pro
vided for the opening of the conncil.
The tribe will give the new year a good
The old year went out in the wet,
Today he rain has fallen the greater
part of the time and is making the
ground in good condition to let the grass
get started. Thus far the winter is prov-
ing a very satisfactory one, and with
this sort of weather the country has lit
tle complaint to make. -A
temporary porch has been con
structed at the northeast entrance to the
armory leading to the dressing rooms.
A board walk has been built from Third
street around the east end of the build
ing to the same entrance. Those who
go in carriages will drive through the
alley. The building of the walk will be
a convenience, and make the dressing
rooms more easily reached.
James Walsall, an Indian who lives
near Sherar's bridge, brought to the
county clerk's office today five coyote
scalps, for which he received a dollar
each as bounty. The skins he sold else
where. The Indian is an intelligent
one, and has a farm of 80 acres, upon
which he, his wife and son reside. The
coyotes in that vicinity are rather
numerous, and Walsah says be is going
to make some more dollars from killing
' Three hundred men are said to be
working at the locks. The melting of
the snow and clear days have permitted
work to be carried on, and reports say
I hat considerable progress is being made.
About one day's blasting is necessary to
complete the taking out of the solid rock
at the lower end, while but a small
amount of time is necessary to complete
the walls at the upper end. It is ex
pected the dredges will begin operations
shortly. The laying of the pipes, which
will proyide for . the hydraulic working
of the gates, is about completed, and the
connections will be made in a day
or two. ......
Tonight will occur Professor Lloyd's
lecture in the Congregational church.
The SUi-lVct will he "Olams." Profes-Rnr
Lloyd has lectured at different places in
Oregon and beon well received by nil
who heard him. lie occupies the chair
of biology in Pacific University, and is
recognized ; as a learned teacher. His
lecture ; tonight promises . to. be of in
terest. . .. (-.' :. . v.'.
'." A watch meeting will be held at the
Methodist church this evening to help
the old year out and the new one in.
The services will begin at 9 o'clock and
continue till after midnight. The time
will : be spent in listening : to short
speeches and participating in a song ser
vice. - The custom of holding a watch
meeting is a very old one, and has been
observed for many years 'in the" Metho
dist church. - Everyone is invited to at
tend the meeting tonight. ' .
j Thursday's Dally.
, Write It 1896.. .......
Thirty-five cents will buy a good pair
of skates at Maier & Benton's.
A light snow began falling last night
and this morning an inch or so covered
v Any person who left anything in the
armory at the dance Tuesday evening
can .r recover it by applying to Sam
Rev. J. N. T. Goes will hold services
in St. Paul's Episcopal church, in this
city, next Sunday at 11 o'clock a. m. and
7:30 p. m. .
The watch meetine at the Methodist
church Tuesday evening was largely at
tended, and the new year ushered in amid
prayer and song,
During the month of December the
receipts in the county clerk's office were
$224.75. .' During November they
amounted to $244.80,
A business meeting of the Epworth
League will be held this evening in the
lecture room of the M. E. church. All
members are requested to be present
Lo, the poor Indian, got drunk yester
day and was fined $5 in the police court
this fmorninir. He deiaulted. Davment
and spent t Nlay splitting wood for the
city. 1 V
On account -terday being New
Years, collection "day, which usually
comes on the second of the month, is
postponed till tomorrow. This gives
the bookkeepers a show to make out
At the last business meeting of the
M. E. Sunday school board the follow
ing officers were elected for the ensuing
term : Mrs. S. French, superintendent:
ffm, Michell first asst. supt. ; Mrs.
Biggs, second asst. supt. ; C. H. Brown,
secretary ; W. A. Kirby, treasurer ;
Edith Bandal I, organist; Nellie Sylves
ter, asst. organist ; John Parrott, chor-
The members of the First Baptist
church, with a few invited gaests, par
took of the usual New Year's dinner at
the church parlors yesterday.- The din
ner was followed by literary and musical
exercises of a pleasing kind. Remarks
were made on themes applicable to the
day.. At early evening the company
separated witt) mutual wi sties lor a
happy. New Year. -.. ,
The Commercial and Athletic Club was
informally opened yesterday. All day and
evening the social rooms were occupied
by members, some of whom dropped in
just to see how things were getting on,
while others stayed longer and took a
hand in a game of whist or spent a while
in the reading room looking over the
magazines. . A number of ladies visited
the club daring the day and expressed
approach to the new Regulator dock,
But little remains' to be'done " before the
job is completed. ;',-.
An impecnnious lawrer struck The
Dalles yesterday on his wav'from Butte
to Portland. As he was out of funds, a
purte was made up among the local at
tornevs, and the beneficiary assisted to
Portland --..-' , i
" ffm; Bruen; who has -a farm on the
foothills of Klickitat, was in the city
this morning.: It was jnst twenty-tbree
years today that he first arrived in The
Dalles, coming tip the river on the
steamer Idaho. '. r '
If yon invest ybnr spare cash in things
you need, you do not squander it.
Every boy needs a winter suit or over
coat. A. M. Williams & Co. are offer
ing a twenty-five per cent discount on
their entire line.. .
One occnpant prevented the police
court from -being deserted this morning.
He claimed to: bo a phrenologist, but
even his knowledgs of the occult sciences
did not prevent a $5 fine from being im
posed by the recorder,
Wasco county contains property to the
assessed valuation of $3,253,176. After
the exemptions are deducted., the figures
are 43.004,108. Sherman "countv, our
next door neighbor, has a property val
nation of $1,021,951 ; after exemptions,
$886,536. Wasco is the fourteenth
county in the state in point of property
The Pnneviue stage, as it came
through town last evening, met with an
accident at the corner, of Second and
Madison streetslastevening. As a conse
quenre a new cross-walk is being put in
at that place this morning,
A committee of 'the Commercial and
Athletic Club trustees spent some time
today interviewing our business men
who have not yet become members of
the clnb, and stated its purposes, with
the object of inducing a greater number
to join. This morning twelve new mem
bers were secured and $120 collected
Quite a number have signified their in
tendon of joining during the month. .
Next Monday evening the Knights of
Pythias will hold a public installation at
the Baldwin opera house. A large num
ber of invitations have been issued and the
affair will be a social event. The Knights
are known a9 hospitable entertainers
and for this occasion am Die arrange
ments are being made. At tbe conclu
sion of the installation ceremoniee, which
will be very interesting, a social, hop
The steamer Dalles City has been
taken to the shipyard of Johnson & Olson
in Portland and taken but on' the ways,
A good deal of work must be done on
the bull and repairs made to' the ma
chinery besides the renovating and
painting, which must he done every
year. .. The Dalles City has seen some
hard service in her trips through the
rapids to the Locks and has well earned
admiration for the fine appearance of the repairs that will be made
' icoi.o An effort is being made to organize an
among the members at the wav the ,. . T ... . . . , u
6. , English Lutheran church in The Dalles.
WUIO UAIO UACU U p.
Rev. L. Grev
In spite of attractions elsewhere, the jav an(j wji"i
lecture Tuesday night at the Congrega
tional church was well attended. Pro
fessor Lloyd of Pacific University occu
pied the rostrum, and after being intro
duced in a few well chosen words by Mr,
Curtis, began his lecture on "Clams."
The discourse was quite a technical one,
but no less interesting and a new line of
thought was opened to the minds of
those present. By the aid of charts.
Professor Lloyd explained the structure
of tbe clam gave a clear account of the
working of its organs and told of its
habits. Mr. Lloyd is a very pleasing
speaker, Baying what he has to eay in a
simple, unaffected manner. Everyone
arrived in The Dalles to
preach next Sunday after
noon at 2 o'clocx in tee iirat isapuet
church. Saturday evening at 8 o'clock
a business meeting will be held in the
church, when preliminary steps will be
taken towards the formation of the
church. All Lutherans, German and
English, are invited to" be present at tbe
business meeting and take part in tbe
deliberation. Everyone is also cordi
ally invited to attend the 6unday after
The Monthly Meeting-.
At the regular monthly meeting of the
water commission, held in the commis
sion rooms, the toiiowing gentlemen
who Jistened tp Professor Lloyd, felt were presentr H. C. Neilsen, J. O.
that he was an unusually exact scholar Mack, J. B. Crossen and Hugh Chris-
and well versed in the branch of knowl- man. As the president, T. A. Ward,
edge which he taught. At the close of was absent, H. C. Neilsen was elected to
the discourse, questions were asked the fill the office temporarily. Tbe reading
lecturer and many took advantage of of the minutes of the previous meeting
looking at some microscopic specimens caused no objection, and so they were ap-
which Professor Lloyd had prepared, proved. ..? ;,. ;
The next lecture in the course will occur The next order of business was the
Jan. : 7, 1896, when Hon. D. P. Thorn p- consideration of bills against the corn
son of Portland will speak on "The mission. The following -claims- were
noly Places of Palestine."
The Regulator will probably be taken
out on the ways tomorrow.
A full line of Munyon's homeopathic
remedies carried by Blakeley & Hough
ton. , .
The receipts of the Columbia Hose
company dance amounted to $149, which
about covered tho expenses.
Just received a full line of Dr. Shore's
remedies, fourth consignment, at Blake
ley & Houghton's drug store.
Today is the time for the' regular
monthly collections' and. bill collectors
are busy hunting their victims.
The Maccabees will hold installation
of officers tomorrow tveninir. A foil at
tendance of members is requested.
The weekly drill ot Co. G, which was
to have occurred Wednesday evening,
will take place at the armory this even
The-young ladies of the Epworth
League remembered Thb Chronicle
office yesterday with two mince pies, for
which we are duly thankful.
Do you need a mackintosh coat? You
can save twenty-five per cent or over by
making your purchase of one at A. M.
Williams & Co. Call and see. -
After a season of rest, carpenters are
working today on the Washington street
allowed : .- - V
Jos T Peters & Co, supplies
Maier ife Kenton. . do
Mays Crowe, do
I J No. jnan, supt , . . .v.
H Laflin. helper.. .
H Chrisman, secretary
Commencing Jan. 2d, -we
will close onr store at
6:30 P.M. .
ALL GOODS MARKED IN
PEASE & MAYS.
COLUMBIA HOSE COMPANY
Entertain Their Friends Most HotDlts-
bly A Grand Event.
C J Crandall, treas, int on bonds 750 00
The, treasurer's report, which was read
and accepted, is as follows
Nov 3U -To bal cash on hand. . .$ 322 48
Dec 31 Cash from I J Norman
water rent. 915 85
Total . ; ; .v. . . .... .$1238 33
Dec 31 By warrants redeemed
JNob. 111-117 140 ui
Dec 31 Cash to take up cou
pons Series 2, NosVl-o0: 750 00
Dec 31 To bal cash on hand. . .$ 342 32
C. J. Cbandall, City Treas.
The report of the superintendent
shows a total book account of $1400.50,
of wbich $915.85 has been collected. -
As there were no other matters of
importance to come before the commis
sion, a motion to adjourn was carried.
A man or lady to manage distributing
soap samples, specialties, do- correspond
ing. .Send Sylvan Vo., tZ( woodward,
Detroit,. Mich.,- 10c for samples soap,
etc., receive outfit order. '
Tbe scene at the armory New Year's
eve was a brilliant one. Society turned
out, in full force to partakl of the Co
lumbia Hose Company's hospitality, and
from 9 o'clock till after 1, the floor was
a veritable kaleidoscope with changing
shades of light and dark, the young
ladies looking resplendent in dresses of
ight colors, while the young gentlemen
looked their best in the regulation black,
The hall was elegantly decorated. .From
each electric light draped the company's
colors, white and blue. Upon the stage
two ladders placed at right angles
formed a support for the canvas covering
which made an enclosure for the orches
tra. The artistic effect was pretty, while
the tent-like' arrangement acted aB
sounding board for the music, and made
it sound clear and strong in all parts of
the hall. A diminutive fireman and
hose cart, neatly constructed under the
supervision of Ernest Jensen, added to
the , interest of the decorations. Mr.
Jensen deserves much praise for labor
performed in the decoration, as do also
other' members of tbe company, names
too numerous to mention.
At 9 o'clock the grand march, led by
Mr. J. H. Worseley and Mrs. E. C.
Price began, along line of couples fol-
)wing the dancers through the changing
figures. When the grand march was
over, the lancers bPgan, and from that
time on, the dancing kept up steadily,
with brief resting spells, till the early
morning hours. The spirit of a good
time was in the air. Many ladies went
to tbe ball only as spectators, but soon
they were dancing like those who had
come with that declared purpose. The
city would have to be a large one, and
the occasion extraordinary, which would
have produced a more brilliant spectacle
than the one witnessed from the stage
Tuesday evening. It could easily be
told that the evening was a delightful
one oy tho way in which tbe partici
pants remained. Not until the musi
cians played tne last piece, was there a
movement towards leaving, and then it
was done reluctantly.
To the committee on arrangements,
much credit should he given for tbe suc
cess of the evening. . Every appoint
ment bad been looked after carefully,
and the comfort and pleasure of the
guests considered above all else. The
members of the Colombia Hose com
pany can feel gratified at the outcome of
their attempt at entertaining and when
ever another Columbia ball i-i an
nounced, it will recall the one given
Tuesday evening, and a repetition be assured.
The Last Meeting.
Highest Honors World's Fair,
Gold Medial, Midwinter Fair.
V Most Perfect Made;;
40 Years the Standard. :
The city council wound up the old
year with a special meeting. Nothing
startling was done, and the city fathers
allowed tbe old year to pass without any
farewell speeches. - The councilmen met
in the recorder's office and besides
Mayor Monefee the following city offi
cials were gathered around the stoves :
Councilmen G J Boss, B E Saltmarshe,
Chas. Laaer, A B Thompson, G C Esh
elman, M T Nolan, T F Wood, Recorder
Phelps and Marshal Blakeney. ,
The first business that came, before tbe
council was the petition of A S Bennett
asking that the alley which separates A,
B, C, D, and I, J K and L of block 51,
in the Fort Dalles Military Reservation,
be vacated. The petition recites that
the petitioner, is the owner on both
sides of the alley, and as the alley has
never been opened, and cannot be
opened without great expense, the peti
tioner asks that it be vacated, giving
as a further reason that he desires to
build upon the center of the property.
On motion of Mr. Nolan the petition
was referred to the committee on streets
and public property, with instructions
to report at tbe next regular meeting.
As this was the time for tho present
ing of petitions for liquor licenses, re
quests were received from Maetz &
Pundt, Stubling & Williams, J O Mack,
F W Sllvertooth, Andrew Baldwin,
Chas Frank, E Lemke, T J Nicholas, A
Kellar, Ben Wilson, F W L Skibbe, Dan
Baker, Sinnott & Fish. As there were
no objections, tbe council ordered that
the recorder be instructed to issue li
censes to tbe respective petitioners.
As this completed the business for
which the meeting was called, the coun
cil adjourned amid mutual wishes for
a Happy New Year. New Year's day
brings no changes in the membership
in the council.
lacked in numbers. Following is the
Vocal Solo, with guitar snd mandolin ac-
companlment Myrtle t KetU Stone
Recitation Auce Price
lifsay "lhe hew Year" Miss Ethel Demlna-
!0'0 Llizie AIWI11
0l ; ; Miss Myi tie Miehelt
BeaaiKg from James Whltcomb Riley
. ' Mrs. Smith French
Instrumental Juet The Misses btone
ItesoluttoDS of Secret. .,
A Concert Last Might..'
A concert was given last evening in
the Methodist church, at which a very
entertaining program was given. After
the musical and literary exercises were
through, a bountiful supper w as served
in tbe basement of tbe church. The at
tendance was not as large as it should
have been owing to the attractiveness of
the program, but those who were pres
ent made up in appreciation what they
Hoqtbs Jas. W. Nesmith, W. R. Ch
Thb Dalles, Ore., Jan. 2, 1896. J
Tbe following resolutions were adopted
by the members of Jas. W. Nesmith, W.
R. C. upon tbe death of Mies Olivia,
Rowland. ; ' '.
Whibias, Death having visited th
family of one dear sister, Mrs. Cynthia.
Rowland, we of Jas. W. Nesmith, W. R.
C. desire to express our great sorrow for
her bereavement, and heartfelt sympa
thies for her family. . '
Retolved, That we most affectionately
condole with our sister in the irreparable
loss of her fair young daughter, who has
been stricken by death in 'the beginning
of her young womanhood, while the
morning of her life promised such rich
Retolved, That realizing the futility of
words toconsole,we do lovingly commend
our sister to Him who alone hath power
to heal the bleeding heart, and be it
further lv .
Resolved, That the foregoing resolu
tions be spread upon the records of tbe
corns and a com thereof h trannmit twt
to tbe family of our deceased friend and
to each of the daily papers of The
Villa J. Lewis, '
Maby O. Nichols,
Alice L. Vakney,
In this citv, Dec. 31st, 1895, by Justice
L. S. Davis", Mr.' William G. Barnck
and Miss May Lillian Scott, both of this
In this citv. Dec. 31f. 1895. "at 'this '
residence of Joseph Kirch boff. Mr.
James L. Heater and Miss Carrie Bing
ham, both of this cuy.
Coughing irritates the delicate organs
and aggravates the disease. Instead of
waiting, try One Minute Cough Cure..
It helps at once, making expectoration
easy, reduces the soreness and inflama
tiun. Every one likes it. Snipes-Kin-ert-ly
"Old Hickory" Wagon
. Forty-five "Old Hickorv" Wagons have been sold by in the past ionr
months. This we think is' an expression of the opinion of the people who use
wagons that the "Old Hickory" is what we claim it to be-THK best made wagopt
on kabth. we are not ottering the "Uid Hickory" as a uneap wagon, we fully
Guarantee every piece of timber put into tbe "Old Hickory" to be First-Class,
and will cheeriully replace fbeb of cuarge any piece broken, which proves to bt
brash or onsound, regardless of cause of breakage.
Come and see the "Old Hickory." It talks for itseit.
Second and Federal Sts.,; ; -r, THE DALLT