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THE DALLES WEEELY CHRONICLE. SATURDAY. JUNE 24 1699.
The Weekly Ghf ooiele.
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"orFICUL FA FEB Of A3i:u COIXTY
pMuhtd in two part
on H'tdiWfJayi '.
t mail. rosTAoa rurAio, adyahci.
AdvertMn rate reasonable, and made known
A Jri1!! wtnnunleaUoni to-THF CHEON-
H.Li., I "0 tiaues, ureu.
Eastern Oregon doesn't teem to be
very patriotic this year, judging from
the manner in which the glorious Fourth
js to be spent.
Fletch Fau'kner, who recently opened
a hardware store in the East End, is
now fully settled in his new location and
ready for business.
This afternoon at 2 o'clcck, in the
parlor of the Umatilla House, Rev. J. II.
Wood united in marriage Henry J. Kase
berg, of Sherman county, and Miss
Anna M. Gosch, of this ciiy.
A short trial trip of the D. P. A A. N.
Co.'s steamboat Inland Flyer was made
down the river Sunday. The lesults
were more satisfactory than those at
tained at any previous trial of the Flyer,
The latest word received from, J. M,
Page, secretary of the National Editorial
Association, is to the tuvct that as near
as he can tell the editors will paes
through this city in the evening; prob
ably take supper here.
C. L. Gilbert is improving as rapidly
as can be expected after receiving such
aeevere fall. A lew days Hgo it was
determined that bis hip was out of
oint, and since its replacement he has
been constantly improving.
The Oregon Telephono Compan 'a line
ie just walking along, and the aluminum
wires in use are eaid to be perfect, every
word being as distinct as possible. Last
night the residents at Sherar'a Bridge
had the pleasure of carrying on a con
versation with their Dalles friends over
the line. Tomorrow Antelope will be
reached, and then on to Prineville will
be the watchword.
Mr. I. Sichel arrived in The Dalles
yesterday on bis way to Portland on
matrimonial business bent, cards having
been issued for hit wedding with Mies
Lillie Rosenblatt of Portland, which
takes place on the 29th. He will re
turn with bia bride the latter part of
The number of patients receiving
treatment at the insane aBylnm last
night was 1161. This Indicate a falling
effin the number of unfortunates con
fined there. In April, about two months
ago, there were 1192 patients at the
asylum, that number being the greatest
number of unfortunates ever registered
at that institution. Statesman.
C. E. Whitney, of St. Helens, Or., is
in The Dallas today. Mr. Whitney is
on a tad mission, that of searching for
the body of his brother, Bert, who, with
an older brother, Elmer, was drowned in
Snake river May 23d. The body of
Elmer was found at Grants two weeks
ago today and buried at St. Helens a
week ago last Sunday. Mr. Whitney is
now returning from a trip up the river,
coining a good part of the way on a skiff,
and searching in out-of-the-way places
for the body of the younger brother. It
is to be hoped it will soon be discovered
as tliefuspense Is extremely wearing on
the family, especially the mother and
ieter of the young man.
A Portland railroad man recently went
filling at The Dalles, and after spending
the day there with a young lady friend,
Mred and paid a fisherman to send by
express tome fish to each of several
Portland friends. The railroad man
then returned to Portland, and told long
and Involved stories about his prowess
and magnificent success, and his friends
looked on him as a veritable Isaac
Walton. Imagine bis surprise and
chagrin when The Dulles fisherman sent
to each ol those Portland friends of the
railroader a bunch of dried fish, and
Imagine the brand of profanity the rail
rod man ur-ed in expressing his opin
" of Dalles fishermen. E. O.
f)!i Where, oh where has our fruit
Nnrris Bros.' dog and pony show,
l'icli gave a performance in this city
""no lime ago, in in serious financial
trouble at Seattle, a receiver being op
Pfinted to straighten out their financial
Chan. Johnson, who has been travel
' throughout the interior 'or A. M.
"illiams & Co., Iibs hern very sick for
tl'e past wi ck or more. We are sorry
jo learn that he is Improving but slight
ly, if any change for the better is ap
parent. T'i Cimiosici.b dives out jut now
that its "warm enough for us" and has
"cldcd tomako it warm for anybody
,' sksaiyi,ing further regarding our
"-'Wilms oi . i. .-!.. .i .
'fated term, and Iho weather report says
01,r I1 r'"',r during the next threo or
uays. Take warning.
ShilT Kelly arreted E. J. Marshall,
of this city, last night opon tht charge
of Mealing a horse from man by the
name of Martin, who resides on Dot. h
i noree was missed gome tinie 1
sine?, and found i th9 possession of!
..iarsn! last evening. He.
claims that he tra.Ul f
sna:s.-.u w all be held
touiorrow at !
The D. P. A A. X. Co. has decided to
give the people an opportunity of seeing
the Columbia at its best, and will there
fore give an excursion on the 4th to
Hood River and the Cascades, the rate
to be fifty cents. This is t ne of the
nicest ways to spend the day, giving a
good chance to view the scenery and
take your lunch along and have a Picnic
at the same time.
Yesterday afternoon tho last meeting
of the Good Intent Society for the sum
wer was held at the home of Mrs. S.
F rench. A number of young ladies end
other friends of the society were invited
to be present, aud an especially pleasant
time was hud. Refreshments of ice
cream and cake were served by the
hostess, and the last meeting was per
haps tho best of tne year.
Dr. and Mrs. Eli McClish. of San
Jose, Calif., arrived in the city last
night and have spent today viewing our
city and its surrounding. Dr. McClieh
is the president of the University of tho
Pacific, and a very flu&ut speaker. Dur
ing his stay in Salem recently he de
livered the baccalaureate sermon for the
university and gave a lecture the follow
ing evening. They will leave for Hood
River and points down the river in the
Miss Ena Uren, who will leave soon
for her home near Spokane, accompa
nied by about twenty of her Epworth
League friends, spent last evening with
the family of thtir pastor, Rev. J. JI.
Wood. The time was spent in Binzina
and pleasant conversation. Miss Eaa
was a member of this year's graduating
claes and as she will not return next
year, her fi lends regret her departure
from the city as well as from the associ
ations of the league.
Mr. Percy II. Levin arrived in the city
Sunday morning and last night a meet
ing of the joint committees of the naval
reserves sud the A. F. C. was held at
the armory to discuss the production of
The White Squadron." The proposi
tion met with much favor, and the man
uscript of the play has been sent for.
Upon its arrival Mr. Levin will begin
the work of getting cut parts and study
ing the piece, and cast organized for
its production. Astorian.
It is a great satisfaction to everyone
to hear the opinion so generally ex
pressed that the "back bone" of the an
ticipated flood for 1899 ia broken, and to
have the report say that the river will
not rxceed 41 at this place. This
morning It stood at 43, a rise of only .4
In the past twenty-four hours, and it
fell .2 from 8 till 3 o'clock. At
Lewislon it fell 1.9, and at Umatilla .2.
The weather has a little to eay regarding
the flood, but it ia almost a certainty
that we will not wade very deep this
The state normal school school at
Monmouth announces a new depart
ment, that of manual training in addi
tion to the departments of last year. It
has also added to its training depart
ment an ungraded school, to give prac
tice in the work of the country schools.
The training department is now per
haps the most complete in the United
States. A new building offers increased
facilities for work, and this next year
promises to be the best the school has
known. The catalogue shows a marked
gain iu attendance for the present year,
f rtdny's Dully.
George Cooper is erecting a neat res
idence on Dry Hollow, near the old
home place, where he and Mrs. Cooper
will make their homa.
Prof. R, R. Allard has retired from
the principalship of the Hcod River
schools, The board of directors last
week appointed Prof. C. D. Thompson,
of Cascade Looks, to supply the vacancy.
During the illness of Sunt. C. L. Gil
bert, his duties in visiting schools and
looking after their welfare is being car
ried on by Prof. J. 8. Lenders, which as
sures all that they will not be neglected
but faithfully carried out.
We understand a gambler by the
name of Bill Winton skipped town a few
days since, carrying with him a sum
amounting to almost U0, which be
longed toa woman living In the East
End. As he bought no ticket it is not
known which route he took.
Every man who experts to go in
society at all should provide himself
with 5 dress suit. Eberie, tho tniloi,
can make you as swell a suit as you can
get In any huge city. If you doubt it,
just nsk the y-mnc men '" have .re
cently linJ t ll" ' UP-
The Oregonian yesterday slid that a
linlf-millhui pounds cf wool had changed
hands this week. We'll ir them
another half nnd call it million, fur so
say thi'Se who know. Tho price range
from 10 to 13 cents. Tho town ia full of
sheepmen and wool buyers.
Word was rceeivid in tho city this
.teromo at rt.
the deaui 1)1 ,
pltal in Pot Hand, lltf had been cm
ploved as wttlfl.nmn at tho company a
shop- hora for nearly twenty years,
until three weeks ago when ho was taken
ill and stopped work. About ft week
go he wai taken to the hospital, where
he died this morning. Ilia wife left for
Portland this afternoon.
The smallpox scare which has kept
the people of Walla Walla in a ferment
two weeks baa not abated. The doctors
"re vaccinating huudreds daily. Nearly
11 the patienta have had mild attacks.
There are six patienta at the festhouse,
and several persons are quarantined at
various places in the city. Special pre
cautions are being taken to prevent in
fected persons fiom the railroad camp on
Snake river from reaching that city.
Tho river continues to fall sightly,
standing at 42.1 this niorninn. The
upper rivers are a'eo falling, excepting
at Northport, where it ro .3. The
Clumbiii will fa'.i till Monday, when it
win rise nightly. A fi kh! this year
would have been particularly unfortu
nate, since so many improvements have
been made in the business t.ortion of
the city recently. In 1S91, whllo it was
a great loss, everything was older and
in need of repairs.
Did we bear someone bewailing the
late of The Dalles, and prophesying all
sorts of calamity for the future? It may
seem dull to those who are not on thii
inside track and do not know just how
much busiuess is being done here. If
for once a newspaper had not been
sworn to secrecy we could a tale unfold
regarding the business of one firm here
that would make its readers' eyes pop.
The Dalles is all right ; don't let its wel
fare cause you auy uneasiness.
We are in receipt of a neat folder got
ten out for tho D. P. & A. N. Co., ad-
vet Using their boat line with its wonder
t..t - i . .
iui voiumuia river ecensry. This com
pany has always been liberal users of
printers ink, and this is no exception to
thegencrul rule. as neitiier time.expense
nor pains have been spared. The work
bears the imprint of Tug Dalies Chros
ici.B. Yet it seems almist superfluous
as their indisputable trade mirk, neat
ness, cleanliness and finish, is as much
a part of the folder as the scenic half
tone themselves. Goldendale Sentinel.
When the 700 soldier boys meet in
Portland to go in camp and also to wcl
come their comrades home from the fray,
not the least attractive among the com
panies will be Co. D. of The Dalles,
whose new uniforms have arrived and
which will make a showing of brave,
stalwart soldiers who will certainly de
mand recognition from all. Among
them are men who have brothers in the
ranks who have won honors iu the con
flict, and we have every reason to be
lieve would make as good records under
similar circumstances. Theciptain has
shown a heroism which deserves as
much praise as could any who marched
to Mar.ila to face the foe. At home
were mother, brothers and sistera who,
left fatherless, must have some protect
ing hand to guide and watch over them.
While his brother Max, has received
honors on the battlefield, he who fights
on the battlefield of life protecting those
he loves surely deserves equal honor.
There are others in the company who
were placed in like circumstances, and
we say all honor to the boys of Co. D.
A Successful Repetition.
If possible, the repetition of the
minstrel performance on last evening
was an improvement over the first night.
Certain it is, it sulTdred nothing by the
repetition, and was as much enjoyed,
even by those who had witnessed it the
evening before. The j ikes of the end
men (t) were perhaps an improvement
over the first night, although The
Chronicle was slandered by having
a sample of its spring poetry rehearsed
for the amizement of the audience, and
we were made to hear ourselves as
others bear us. Unlike a second per
formance generally is, the participants
seemed to be as energetic, if not more
so, than on the previous evening.
The addition of the sinking and danc
ing. by little Jennie Mouser, of San Fran
cisco, was worth the price of admission.
She is a dear little girl about 7 years of
age, and her voice ia remarkable, show
ing a training which Is wonderful in one
of her years. Her dancing is perfect,
and she glides over the stage with the
graca of little fairy. She was re
peatedly encored, and seemed perfectly
at home on the stage. The cake walk
between her and tho little son of Mrs.
Runcie was very cunning and they were
We cannot refrain from mentioning
tlio excellent playing of tho orchestra
nnilr the leadership of Bert Baldwin.
Manv complimentary remarks wete
ht-nrd regarding their selections. Toj
ih accompaniments of Mr. Baldwin is i
Uo due much of tho success of the sing-1
ing. Jfono but those who have at-!
temptd to sing alien the accompani
ment is poor ran ieal:z what it means
to be ably assiHted by the piatiitt. Then j
too, it is a dillieiilt task to accompany j
snl. lists It f ii tho pi.inn h not on tho
Elngi', hut Hert succeeded admirably.
V are pleased to kn iw that tht) re
ceipts lat night were JSt, making a
total f r both nights of Tho per-
forminco wns not only n nieces, but the
(inancs ns well. As the receipts will be
used for the, benefit of tho library, it Ii
or.ii.fi ini tluit they oio so large. We
are all intreclcd in our
ifl Ilea aril.
A reward of (20 a ill le paid for the ar
rest of any person raught stealing fl iwera
or anything else from the 0.1 1 Follows'
HIGH WATER FOR 1899.
Colambla KlTr Will Staal as 44 To
sasrraw ids ttsporls Say That Will
Hatha Maximum nl(ht.
Aa soon as tho Columbia river begins
to do the backing ait and makes its ap
pearance in the alley betweeu First and
Second streets, people begin to get ex
cited, aud all aorta ol high water etoriea
are rife. Iet evening about 5 o'clock it
began to look a little damp in that sec
tion and looks a great deal more so to
day. However, that is no criterion to
go by aa it is only back water. Print
Nitschke will no doubt tie compelled to
move goods from their basement, but so
far aa we have learned no trouble
that line baa yet been experienced ex
cept by Mrs. M. Patkina, w ho livea in the
Brittain house at the corner of Second
and Liberty, and ehe has moved house
hold goods from the basement
While only conjectures can be made
the weather holding the situation in its
own hands, people generally do not an
ticipate an unusual height this year, as
the cooler weather now prevading will
certainly have the desired effect, al
though the report says warmer from
tonight. Tho upper rivers will become
stationary after Friday, the Snake (all
ing slightly tomoirow. Tho Columbia
will riee until tomoirow night, when it
will stand at 44, The report also says it
is thought that will be the maximum
The river readings this morning at 10
o'clock were: Lewiston, 20.4, rise cf .4
Wenatchee U7.4, riee of .4; Northpoit
28.8, rise of .3: Umatilla 25.2, rite of .7
I lie loiiowing readings, which were
published in tho Times-. Mountaineer in
1894, were banded to us by Mr. Cruin
this morning, ana will no doubt prove
interesting toour readers. On May 29
it crossed the railroad track here:
May 29 51ft
May m 52ft 6in
May 31 53ft
June 1 S.'tlt Ilia
June 2 55ft
June 3 5tift ffin
June 4 57ft 4in
Jnne 5 58 t 6in
June 6 59ft 9in
June 6, 11 a. m 59ft lOin
June 7 59ft lin
June 8 59ft
June 9 58ft
June 10 58ft
June 11 59ft
June 12 65ft
June 13 o3ft
June 14 62ft
June 15 51ft
June 10 49ft
June 17 48ft
June 18 48ft
LAST LETTER FROM MANILA
Showing- What a Prominent Part the
Second Oregon Has Taken In the
Although the boys are now on their
way home, and can soon tell us "how it
all happened," it will not be amiss to
publieh the following letter received a
few days since by Mrs. S. L. Armstrong
from her eon, A. A. Bonner :
Moronco, April 30, 1899.
Dear Mother: I have not wiltten to
you for some time, as we are not near
Manila now. We are fighting in the in
terior and have no regular service to
these parts. For the last ton days we
have been marching and fighting every
davbutone. It is a regular guerrilla
war. We have captured four towns in
that time, and have one more in these
parts to take. It is San Miguel, twenty-
five miles north of here, ami that will
probably end the war. Three of we
boys havo been in every fight and march
that the company has been in, aud have
not received a scratch or been sick a
day eiuce we first went out. We are
now in the first brigade, third division,
composed of the I3th Minn., fourth
cavalry, sixth artillery, and Second
Oregon, under the command of Col.
Summers. We have marched over one
hundred miles, forded five rivers, fought
the enemy everyw here that they made
a stand, and have lost less thai: a dozen
men. Well, I hope this war will soon
be over and we can return home, as it is
just one year ago today that we left The
Dalles to enlist.
Polag, May 8, 1899.
We are now camped here for a few
days. All are well. Havo had several
fights lately. We pick up many things
here that would be valuable souvenirs,
but cannot take care of them, as a
soldier's pack in tho field is not a vry
light article. It is not very often that
we get a chance to write, as we nre in
the interior of tho island and have no
opportunity to tend mail out. I sou by
lhe papers that the authorities at Wash
iiigtuii claim that the volunteers want to
stay In the service. It is one of the
biggeirt lies ever ir.vented, and on fxcuse
to keep us here. But if it were not for
the volunteers here, tho regulars could
d nothiti, as most of tliein are green
boy a from t lie Eastern cities who never
handled a gun.
It ia very hot here, nnd wo have a
heavy rain eveiy evening.
Havl.l K. t InrL.
lUvi.l K. Clark died at his homo in
Ilartland, Wa h., c.u the 14'.h day ot
Ilowas born Tic. 2", 1817, in Linn
Co., Oregon, tear where Brownsville
now stands, the third in a family often
children. When 11 years old his parents
moved to Wilder, Oregon, where ho at
tended the Uuiqii Academy. From
there the family moved to White River
Valley in lt'Oo. On tho 22nd day of
Scotch Lawns and Challies
For this day only at CGIltS Peryard-
These goods arc new, crisp ami make dainty shirt
waists or dresses both for homo and street wear. Do
not delay in examining these two lines for they
are just as wo represent them.
New goods in the
California Ripe Olives, pt. and pt.
Ked Hot A conih'uicnt for meats.
A window full of
The falling snow is not
This week tho only
Men's $10.00 and
$8.50 suits for
It isn't philanthropy, but
that induces us to make a price on men's suits such as this.
All Goods marked
Sept., 1875, he married Koena Waggener
of Linn County, and with her lived in
Linn Co., White River Valley and Port
land and in 1336 move I to Ilartland,
Wash., their present home. To them
have been born eight children, four boys
and four girl. Six surviving bim and
two gone before.
He was'a consistent christian, a mem
her of the Methodist church for forty
years, having joined that denomination
when 11 years old. llheral miuded, a
good neighbor, withholding from others
a knowledge of his suffering, wanting to
live for the eake of his family, yet ready
and willing to go. Post mortem exam
ination, according to his own request
many times before be died, revealed
cancer of the pylorus, branching into the
stomach and other vitals, the slow cause
The funeral services were held in the
Methodist church on the 10th, conducted
by Rev. John Evans. A large concourse
of friends and neighbors followed bim to
his last resting place, laying flowers on
his grave as beautiful tokens of the re
gard that a good man and valued citizen
earns in a useful and unselfieh life.
II ml I y Ml I'd l'i.
In an Ohio county a man named
Miller married a widow who had a
grown-up daughter. His father fell in
love wi'h the stepdaughter. The father
became the son's eon-in-law and the
stepdaughter became his mother. Re
cently the son's wife had a child. The
child was Miller's father's brother-in-law
and Miller's own uncle, for bo was a
brother of Ids stepdaughter. Miller's
fat bet's wife, his stepmother also had
son, who was, of course, Miller's
orother and inci.lently Miller's grand
child, for he was the. sou of Miller's
Tims MilVi's own wifo was his
mother's mother and Miller became his
ife's grandchild at the same time. And
then, to top the whole tlrnj iff, ns ihe
husband of bia gi andinother he was his
Tillable Nn vim riis or Hum tnlljr.
():ie of the mobt pit ial.lo night imagin
able is that i.f a mail who lias bi'i-oine
addicted to the ,;orphine habit, I5.it to
see a woman in the same redic iinent
seems fur worse. Thureilav looming two
such individual, a nomaii and a man,
worn wandering about our streets nnd
told their tale of woo to several cilia . -ns.
They claim they nre on their way
to Pen lleton from Portland, having
walked all tho way nnd having nothing to
eat for several days were about etarved.
It is said they looked it too.
This fearful halit seems to so numb
the senres that they raro little what
they tell, nor whether it be true, so that
it was hard to diecovcr whether they
were stating facts or not. Put the
Honey, pint anil pint, Octagon
No. 1, sour pickles in bulk.
Sweet pickles in bulk.
H. R. H. Table Salt.
or purer than our If. R,
chance to avail yourself of these
plain, matter of fact business
in plain figures.
sympathy of many was elicited, and on
gentleman (listened home to procure,
something tor them to eat. They eaid
they were stopping in the old brick
building at the foot of Washington,
street; but when provisions were taken
to them they were no where to be fonnd.
It was the intention to provide mean a
to send them on their way. While it
seems unjust that law-abiding, upright
citizens should be compelled to help
along characters of this kind, humanity
demands it and we instinctively do to,
not stopping to question.
Quito a aiiiall-pox scaro occurred hut
week. A man named Armstrong, who
had been picking berries for A. P. Bate
ham, went to Portland and alter several
days was taken sick with what the
Portland city physician pronounced
small-pox. He was taken to the pest
house and the authorities here were
notified and asked to quarantine the
people Armstrong had been camping
with. Constable dinger at orce took
charge of the campers and on June 14th
moved them into the grove next to the
old graveyard on Paradise farm, jnst
east of Lyman Smith's place. They
were made as comfortable as possible,
and Michaol Rohan was employed to
guard them and see that no one waa
allowed to come or go from the camp.
The names of those quaranteed are aa
follows: Irwin Millham, Alviu G. Wy
land, James N. Hall, James M.Arm
strong and Estella F. Had. Three of
them came from Vancouver and the
others from the Willamette valley aboye
Portland. The man Armstrong, who
was taken sick In Portland, had never
been exposed to a ca;o of small pox that
he knew of or that any one ciuld ireee.
The parties in quarantine continue la
good health and will be released aa soon
as al! danger of their having contracted
small-pox is past. Glacier.
Kal rlli lil Krliool ltepoit.
The following is tho reportof the third
month cf school in District No. 17, be
ginning May 15 and ending June 0:
No days taught, 20.
Ni of days attendance, ".95.
No of dava absence, r I ; times tardy, 3.
Avernge daily attendance, 1!0.
Names of those on tlioj roll of honor
are, Ira Watei man and Ann. Gilhreth.
Ai.K K Powki.i., Teacher.
'1 he .lliHli-rn lleautjr.
Thrives on good food and sunshine,
w ith plenty of exercise in the open air.
Her form glows with health and her face
blooms with its beauty. If h -r system
needs the cleaning uctlon of a laxative
remedy, el. a uses the gi utie and pleasant
Syrup of Figs, mad by the California
Fig Syrup Co, only.
Use Clarke Falks Rosofoam for the