THE DALLES WEEKLY CHRONICLE WEDNESDAY. APRIL 12. 1889. Ike Weekly Ghroniele TiaTpaV-eb or WA8Cf . coi ktv. iud .. d hIPTION BATES. .T .1. rairri, W ADVAJICl. ,t " II u ?, imT IWtirfn. M rcasou.ble.an.1 made kuowo p:1 'filln-.muiiic.ttoiii to"THF CHRON LOCAL BREVITIES. Saturday Dally. Baldwin, N"Ian and Houghton were - . v. tu-.vlinn tournament t!i winners in Ustnintit, with thesplei. UJ score of 513. n. ,Mdine the report of the county school superintendent in another col mn ton may gain a fairly good Idea ofichool affair in the county. A roong couple named Newton Lird n.l Jennie Helper were married in au r..tpm town recently and the editor of tii local paper was almost clubbed to death by the militant groom oecansene id oseof the heading -ujr.i-neiper f.n. rnmDliiiientary remarks are being passed today concerning the splen- lid lecture given by Kev. nusning lasi night at the Christian church. His inject was" The World' First Woman," nrnaiint tVilH ana eervuim B th manner in which be handled it. In spite of the law against selling inaor to Indians, it Is not an uncom mon thing to encounter a drunken Indian in and out of the city. Last night T. J. Driver arrested a brave who had so ffnchof the "fire water" that he had to be put in the cooler, where he spent thenitjht, and today as well. Sheriff Kelly returned last night from Silem, where he went to take Richardson to the asylum. While there Mr. Kelly inquired as to the Dalles inmates in the asylum, and found they were all in about the wine condition, with little signs of improvement, except the case of Miss Liura Donaldson, who is now in the convalescent ward.' Arthur Clarke, the popular and cour teous young jeweler of The Dalles, ar rived here last Monday, and will locate in Heppner permanently. Hi stock of goods will arrive in a day or so, but as jet he bat not secured a suitable build ing. Mr Clarke is a polished young man nd will be a valuable acquisition to our society circles. Heppner Times. At the regular business meeting of the Epworth League held last night the fol lowing officers were elected : President, L. Racb; 1st vice president, Miss Nettle Fredden; 2d vice president, Hilda Beck ; 3d vice president, Mrs. Warner; 4th Tics president, Mabel Collins; secretary, Mill May bell Cross; treasurer, Mr, Flemming; chorister, E. J. Collins; ironist, Miss L'. Ruch. Sleeping-car rates are being reduced on the Great Northern and Northern Pacific roa.la. At first a reduction to $10 was announced ; but compromise bas been made whereby a rate of $12 will be made from the East to this cot, instead of $13.60 as now charged. Ultimately it is thought a reduction will be made on all lines west of the Missouri river. Just as we go to press word was re vived in the city that a murder had own committed near Viento this after noon. It seems that the workmen on the road got into a lively discussion, be coming very angry. Finally one of the "Ma ordered the other to do something 1 connection with the work in hand, d being refused, he picked up a reck d bit the other In the head, killing "in instantly. The latest from Spokane eavs that the nillpox reports have been greatly ex grated. Instead of twenty-seven cases "we have been so far only five cases, nniii Mt Sunday there were only three. Sunday morning the two ad- ditional cases were reported from a lodg- "ig-house, which was occupied by twenty Joni. The house was at once quar Wined, and it is thought the exposed i-'"ns will escape the disease. For some time past an item tias been P'Bg the rounds of the press to the fleet there are at present about 1 ,500,000 ""nils Of wool stnro.t In K "Us Dalle.. We are Informed today Tons warehouse company that they B,T almost 2 non nnn 1. i.. .ui. th. . ? l0,,e- toWo "e conclude rited t ,,10"nUlMbeen Breat,y ouder' i In a short time the new crop ""be arrl.U ... ...... Th.rii, nu "uyers win una BH junt the place for their pnr- K.ofp. lull ii ... . . thee scarcely contain tnt.7 ihH o listen to the iff i . ,nent tnii nj'iy the pleasures "ides n . . ,ewm l"" aiakin. ,l l"e booths, and PMr. ' l" "l, tnOTl Wnr... niin ai in oiose an -uracted to th tie refreshment room, "" ice Th. 1 Cfem and cake were served. 'dncin tu , venlng WM 'Pnl loon. . lh V"lr ,Rle' n1 reHl i.W U'elr Ub"i P'obably Compan, ''"tern Oregon Und 7'r t present In The Dalles LI OP vi.-a. . . . attending to business in connection with, and changes which will be made in the work of the company. T. A. Hudson having resigned from the agen cy, the management passes into the hands of G. W. McXear.of Portland and San Francisco. While we regret to hear of Ihe resignation of one who has proven tiiiuself so proficient an agent as Mr. Hudson, at the same time we are glad to learn that his successor is a man thoroughly interested in the welfare of this iretion and one of the largret wheat exporters on the coast. Mr. McNear will at once open an office at The Dalles, and Mr. C.E.Curry will probably be appointed his local agent. It is X'r. McNear's intention to actively enter into the further development of the property, particularly the agricultural lands in Sherman county. The exten sion of the Columbia Southern beyond Moro will be of great value to tho company's property, as it brines much of it within convenieut reach of market and gives them cheap transportation. The story of "A Doll's House" the wonderful drama in which MissThropp will be seen here on Monday night, is one of engrossing interest. Nora, the petted and spoiled wife of Torvald Hel tner, is the central figure of the play. Her youth had been passed as a doll child, she is Helmer's doll-wife and their home is "A Doll's House." After eight years of married life, the shadow of a dread secret crosses her path and opens her eyes for the first time to worldliness, selfishness and crime. When the love and confidence of her husband is weighed and found wanting, the whole fabric of her life crumbles to dust and Nora stands, revealed a woman. Of the remarkable characters in thiei much discussed play it is not too much to say that they are the creation of a genius whose knowledge of human nature is as profound as it is wonderful. Monday's Dally. The ladies of the Episcopal Guild were so fortunate as to realize as the re sultof their entertainment and sale $155 clear of expenses. About noon today Mrs. C, F. Stephens received the sad news of the death of her brother, Ephriam Jackson, at Lebanon, Or. She left on the after noon train for that place. The Oregonian contains an announce ment that will be of interest to many of our rea'ders: The engagement is an nounced of Miss Rose Bloch, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. J. Bloch, to Cecil H. Bauer. Mr. W. C. Smith, of Portland, just re turned from Trout creek reports con siderable activity in mining in that dis Irict. Mining experts in the citytx pect soon to make a trip into that section. We were shown some first-class work in map-drawing this morning by W. F. Johnston, a draftsman who has for some time been employed by C. J. Crandall. He is a spendid workman, and his map of Palestine would be invaluable to stu dents of sacred history. Dr. Otflesbee, who bas been on a pros pecting tour in the upper country, ar rived from Prineville this afternoon and will leave tor his home at Junction City tomorrow. The doctor says there is a great deal of sickness at Prineville this spring. He is very sanguine regarding the mines be has located along Crooked river. J. II. Carlock, W. Manning and M. Page, members of the U. S. Geological Survey, were In the city yesterday. They are now at work about thirty miles above The Dalles. Among the altitudes which have been ascertained by them are: Summit, ten miles from here, 187 feet; Celilo, 177, and Squally Hook 192.7. J. B. O'Brien, superintendent of the O. R. A N., who has been making a tour of the road and spent some time in the Blue mountains, between Pendleton and Li Grande, reports that there are from six to eight feet of solid snow in that section. At Meacham station there were four feet. The first rise in the Columbia comes from these mountains, and it is to be hoped we will have our warm weather in sections this year to prevent the rise being delayed till June. During the terrible wind storm yes terday afternoon a small boat, contain ing two ladies and two or throe gentle men from Goldendale, attempted to cross the river from Columbus to Grants. They had almost reached the landing place on this side when the boat upsei and went rapidly down the stream. In time, however, the party was rescued, but notnntil the ladies were almost too weak to stand. This is a very danger ous place even when the river is quiet. The officers who telephoned from Viento Saturday afternoon regarding the killing which was purported to have taken place on the road near there, were a little previous and, as Chambers, the i.. ... ...I in llvii liiir. Haiti . exorefltuiAn wuu uw very seriously mj ' Peter McCoy, who threw th. i .,i i. mnorts from on his trail. A Dalles small boy who fully realized that 'tis "not by works alone," and who or"ec-.lving .om, assistance from him when preparing for a chnrch social, was'enongh feej for all classes of stock, heard to remark : "Mamma, what du Although some storms eame, there was you git onto" this, anyway?" "Oh, my at no time a shortage of fred, which Kin, we do not look for onr reward here; , kept losses down to a minimum. Con- we a nnd it when we get to heaven." Dropping his mok and I inking some whit disgusted he said: "Woikiu' to git into heaven is ruietbin' like a boy workin to git into a show. May U he gits there and maybe be don't." The Prineville Review has a kick com ing concerning the stage line accomo dations betw en The Dalles and that place. The reporter of that paper should have Wen with us this luoming to have viewed the new four-horse, tborough-hrace stage coach which has just lieen finished for tMa; line bv Line g, os. if this cilv. It is a beaut, and look as if it would be as comfortable as a rocking chair. Geo. Miller, who own stage lines in Southern, Oregcn, says The Dalles has the name of turning out some of the best stages in the country, and he is now having one built by this tame fine to use on his lines. The news of the drowning of Fish Commissioner McGuire and Senator Reed of Douglas county, Saturday morn ing in the Umpqua river, is still another occurrence to be added to the long list of dreadful casualties which we have been compelled to chronicle during the past year or more. In the death of these men our state loses citizens we can illy afford to part with, and whose places it will be difficult to fill. Not only those who were personally ac quainted with H. D. McGuire. but residents along the entire length of the vjoiumoia will leel they have lost a friend. So accustomed have we crown to reading In the papers onceriiing his untiring efforts in behalf of the fishing interests of our state, and to noting his success In the work assigned him, that we feel we must say with the Oregonian, "Mis pi iico cannot be nlled. Tuesday's Dully. During the past six months 661 bounty scalps have been brought in and bounties paid thereon. The sheriff will this afternoon turn over to the county tieasurer 712.52 taxes collected on the 1897 roll Mays & Crowe have just finished placing in their new store the Lamson system of cash carriers, which is very complete and reliable The family of Fred Fisher, who lately returned to this city from Portland, has rented the house recently occupied by L. Clarke, on the hill. Deputy Sheriff Sexton made a trip to 15-Mile this afternoon for the purpose of bringing to the city Lincoln Farring ton, who will be examined as to his sanity. Henry Hudson is in from Dufur today He reports bis wife as now able to sit up a short time each day. Mr, Hudson's family bas been greatly afflicted with sickness this spring, The expense of running the court circuit and justice during the past six months has amounted to $5334.30, belDg unusually large on account of the criminal case recently tiied. The lady editor of the Drain Watch man, says: "Some one bas sneeringly remarked: 'Two-thirds tf the church members of this country are women.' Very true; it is also true that out of 45,000 convicts in our state prisons, more than 43,000 are men." The residence which E. C. Pease is erecting on Fourth street is fast assum ing proportions which prove it to be one of the most beautiful and complete in the city. No expense has been spared to make it such, and it is said to be fautless as far as comfort is concerned. This morning at 10 o'clock at the Catholic church In this city, Father Bronsgeest united in marriage Mr. John Stegman and Miss Malania Mesplie. Mr. Stegman has a fruit farm near the forks of Mill creek, where the newly married couple will make their home. Like everything else in The Dalles, marriage licenses are issued by whole sale, and where there is an application for one, another is bound to follow. This morning licenses were Issued to John II. . Stegman and Miss Malania Mesplie and John B. McAtee, of Tygh, and Miss Anna Heisler, of Dufur. The occupants of the small boat which upset in the Columbia at Grants Sunday were Misses Nettie McEwan and Ethel Masters and Lou Darland and Geo. Washburne, of Goldendale, besides the ferryman. 'Twas a narrow escape, and 'tis sali that when the young men reached shore with the young ladies the latter were unconscious. The "ill" wind, when at its height this afternoon played havoc with the . w t i .1 awnings at rease mays siurr, auu caused the rod which held the one on Ihe east show window to strike agBinst the large plate glass and break a portion of it Into splinters. Ills no slight loss to have one of these immense w indows break, each one being worth at least $60. It will be gratifying to those who have been unduly concerned regarding high water this year, to learn that the river fl . )ow wUer mHru four hours. 1,1 it . by r s ng In sections we win u rlu"J A gentleman who has just returned from trip to Montana says the live stock Interests there did not siifFir any 'and came througt, to .... ,,.... ditions in that region have scarcely ever been bwter than llity are j'ist now, and the eUfkmen, therefore, feel in good spirits. The following dispatch denying cur rent reports that Bishop Christie, of aucourer's island, has been notified of his appointment as archbishop of Ore gon, to succeed the late Archbishop Gross, has been received from Victoria: 'Bihop Christie baa several limes de nied knowledge of his appointment as archbishop of Oregon. He says the announcement must be made irotu Rome, and at any rate he does not think he will be moved from Victoria until he completes the work which he has com menced hete." It is to be hoped that the young girls of our city who have assumed the "hippoed" walk, apparently so much in vogue of late, and so far from being graceful, lost none cf the extra curves which were so noticeable in the car liage of Miss Thropp last night. While otherwise attractive, her movements as she crossed the stage were ceitainly not taking with those who are not sufficient ly np in the latest gait. However, wliile it may be all right for a doll to carry herself in that manner, it surely is not becoming to a young ladv. Graduates this year will have one ad vantage over thoee of previous years, who have been at a decided loss to determine where could be found suitable program stationery. This annoyance has been overcome this year, and son e of the daintiest, swellest programs may be obtained by calling at The Chboniclb office and looking over the samples recently received by us. We have them of every description, from the plainest to the most fancy. We invite any who may desire programs of any kind to call and inspect something new. The accident which occarred on the Columbia Southern Sunday night is only another proof that (here should be a law in the state compelling railroad companies to build a walk on every trestle along their line. There are very few persins who would have the presence of mind to step aside on the ties as the train passed. Beside there is much danger In so doing. There are several trestles between this place and Hood River unguarded by a walk, and even in our city the greater portion of the large railroad bridge is devoid of a walk, and sooner or later an acclilei.t will happen. While the bridge is the company's property and people walk over it at their own risk, yet it would be much cheaper In the end had a walk been built in connection with the road. We're All Might. While we are complaining about the unbearable wind storms, which general ly make their appearance on Sundays or just when we want a practical demon stration regarding the beauty of onr climate, let us tern our eyes eastward and contemplate lor a moment the con ditions there existing. Mr. Brooks is in receipt of the weather report for March in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa and the Dakotas, which says: Upon the w hole the season is back ward at the close of March, the month having been very unfavorable for farm ing operations. In the Dukotas, Ne braska, Minnesota, Iowa, and Wisconsin the ground Is frozen to an unusual depth, the frost extending to a depth of from five to ten feet in North Dakota and Minnesota. While the average teoipe-ature of March was somewhat above the normal in the southern states, the season in that section is reported from two to three weeks late, except in Texas, where it is more nearly normal. The repoit adds: Ihe general con dition of wheat is less favorable than at the close of February, and as at the close of that month the late sown is less promising than that seeded early. On the Pacific coast the outlook is most promising In Oregon, and the crop has been greatlv benefited by recent rains in Cali'ornia, but In Washington it has been Injured by severe weather and lack of enow protection. Elegant new Pullman palace sleepers between Portland and Chicago have just been placed in service via the O. R. A N., Oregon S!.ort Line, Union Pacific and Chicago tic Northwestern railways daily every day in the year. Cars are of the very latest pattern, in fart being the most Improved up-to-date sleeping cars turned out by the Pullman Company. These new palaces will leave Portland on the evening fast train of the O. R. A N. arriving at Chicago the morning of the fourth day and running through with out change via Granger and Omaha. 19t( No; the money-back guarantee of Schilling's Best tea bnklng powder coffee flavoring extracts soda and spices is not an advertising "dodge." Get your money-back here if you uon t like them. 141 For sals pr andugn, Adams Si Co. iygn vaney, urs. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT. Annatl Kvparl bjr Cuaty Bckool (tupr iBKDtUot Gllbrrl. The schools of our county were never in a more prosperous condition than at present, the various country schot.li, a- well as those in the towns, improving steadily each term, and are iu charge ol the beet of teachers. Following will be found a portion of the report of County School Superintendent Gilbert for the year ending March 6, 1899: Number of persons between 4 and 20 years ol age residing in the county, 4,30ti Number of resident pupils enrolled in public schools during the year between t ami ;o years 01 age, ,y4I. Number of resident nunila enrolled ii, public schools during the year under 6 years oi age, iu. Number of resident pupils attending fcnooi ontsiiie ol their districts ur I the year, U3. Average daily attendance, 2,101. Number of teachers employed in tht public schools during th vear ending iirni .ionuy in .March, ibWi, lib. Number of children not attending am school during the year betweeu 4 and 20 years ol age, 1 obo. Estimated value of school houses, In cluding school house grouuds, $104, 715, Estimated value of school furniture belonging to the school houses, fll,964. Estimated value of apparatus. Includ ing maps, globes, charts, school tablets, etc., f j,io-i. A.nount of insurance on school houses and other school property, $40,770. Average amount of salary paid ma'e teacners per montn in the public schools during the year, $42 32. Average amount of salary paid female teachers per month In the public schools during the year, $34 25. Whole number of organized districts in this county, 65. Averuge number of months public schools have been taught during the year in this county, 6 3-10. Number of school houses built during the year, 3. Number of school houses in the county, 67. Number of giaded schools in the county, 8; teachers employed, 35; pupils attending, 1,747. Number of legal voters in the countv for school purposes, 2,229. Number of local institutes held in this county during the year, 6; number ol teachers present estimated 100; other persons 1,000. Amount of school funds in hands of district clerk at the beginning of this school year, firet Monday in March, 18K8, $1,510.55. Amount raised by districts on district tax account during the year, $13,187.68. Amount of money apportioned to school districts from the county school fund during the year, $15,905 3(3. Amount of the county apportionment to school districts for the state school fund during the year, $4,906 80. Amount of money raised by rate bills during the year, $ti23 00. Amount of school funds received from from all other sources durintr the vear. $21,318.85. Amount paid out for teachers' wages during the year ending the first Monday In Mirch, 1899, $23,505.39. Amount paid for rent of school rooms during the year, $1,519.03. Amount paid out during the year for repairs cn school houses and premises, $1,364.45. Amount paid out during the year for the purchase of school furniture, $985.42. Amount paid for fuel and other neces sary incidentals, durum the vear. $1,402.68. Amount paid out for clerk's services during the year, $526.93. Amount paid during the year for ap WHOLESALE. The following lines Mays & FULL ASSORTMENT. Garden Tools, Deep Well Pumps Blacksmith's Tools Rubber and Cotton Hose Bar Iron and Steel Winchester and Marlin Rifles, latest models Blacksmith's Coal Fishing Tackle Wagon Maker's Supplies Bicycles and Sundiies Wrought Iron Pipe and Fittings Smith & Wesson and Colt's Revolvers Barb Wire and Nails. Warranted Lisk Anti-Rust Tinware Warranted We will replace every piece if found rusted. Granite Iron and Stewart Enameled Ware. A Complete Line of AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS. Planet Jr. Garden Tools Rushford Wagons John Deere Plows and Harrows Racine Buggies and Carriages Bean Spray Pumps Buckeye and Piano Mowers and Reapers Cultivators and Disk Harrows Tiger Drills, lightest draft. Our stock of Builder's Hardware is complete In Majestic Steel Ranges and Cook Stoves. Before buying elsewhere examine our Stock. paratus, globes, maps, charts, school tablets, etc., $963.96. Amount paid for school house site during the year, $966.95. Amount paid for building school hon, nd out-houses during th year. f-'l.i'2I.M. Amount paid for Insurance during ths) year, $."iiS. Amount paid out for all other school purposes during the year, $2,313.62. Total amount of cash in the hands of district clerks, March lSy.l, $2,284.90. Amount of school funds belonging to school distiicts not in possession of school clerks, March 6, 1899, $153.14. Amount of unapportioned school funds in the hands of connty treasurer at data of this report, $6,945. ASSAILANT OF COOK CAPTURED Tha riva-llundrvat lollar Iteward Wall Karuad. The assailant of Frank Cook, head brakeiuaii on the O. R. A N. who waa nearly murdered last week near Hay station by a tramp' he was putting off the -train, has been captured at Tekoa by Joe Canutt, sheriff of Whitman county, who has landed him In Spokane county jail. The sheriff says : "The man gives a badly confuted ac count of his movements during the last week. He even gave me two names, ths first name being Joseph Johnson and the second Richard Barrett. So dis connected is the fellow's explanation ol himself that I would not attempt to repeat it to you. However, he has acknowledged being in Starljuck and Kiparia within the last few days, bat i utterly unable to give the dates. "The capture of Johnson or Barrett was a clever piece or work. He ap peared suddenly in Tekoa and bis striki ng resemblance to the man described by Cook as the latter's assailant im pressed Deputy Quinn very forcibly. Qninn watched his man closely. Last night the stranger ginned up pretty well, and Quinn cultivated his acquaintance still more closely,, and the roan gavs) tilmself away during the evening by saying to Quinn : " 'Yes, I did strike Cook over tha head, and the , I would do it again.' "The stranger's arrest promptly fol lowed his declaration. "Barrett was brought to town on the next train, and at 8 o'clock this morn ing was taken ovei to the hospital, where he confronted Cook. As soon the latter' saw him be said : " 'That Is the man who struck me over the head.' "Handcuffed, Barrett was next re turned by us to the city jail and locked op." A Narrow Escape. Thankful words written by Mrs. Ada E. Hart, of Groton, S. D. : "Was taken with a bad cold which settled on my lungs; cough set it and finally termi nated In consumption. Four doctors gave me np, saying I could live but e short time. I gave myself op to my Savior, determined if I could not stay with my friends on earth, I would meet my absent ones above. My husband was advised to get Dr. King's New Dis covery for consumption, coughs and colds. I gave it trial, took in all eight bottles. It bas cured me, and thank God, I am saved and now a well and healthv woman." Trial bottles free at Blakeley & Houghton's drug store. Reg ular size 50c and $1. Guaranteed or price refunded. 1 RETAIL. are to be found at Crowe. LOW PRICES. and Carpenter's Tools every detail.