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About The Oregon mist. (St. Helens, Columbia County, Or.) 188?-1913 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 14, 1891)
BEST ADVERTISING MEDIUM
OF COLUMBIA COUNTY.
WITHIN COLUMBIA COUNTY.
ST. HELENS, OHEGOK, FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 1891.
THE LEADING PAPER-
THE OREGON MIST.
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Liauors and Cigars, Bear 5 Cts.
. ' Billard end Pool -Fabls
for tlie poQoramodation of Patrons
A recent quartz diBcovery near
Canyon City is attracting much
Tho Kaslcrn Oregon State Nor
mal School at WeHton will open in
IlarvcBt hanJs are in demand in
Crook county. Tho prevailing
wages are $1.50 per dny.
Tho wool clip of Crook county
lias nearly all been delivered at the
warohoiiBos in Tho Dalles.
Paoifio lodgo, I. O. 0. F., hag
been organized at Bay City, Tilla
mook county, qnd has thirty mem
bers. Ex-Covernor Thayer is visiting
his son Claude Thayer in Tillamook.
Ho will remain there until tho latter
part of September.
A Chinese truck farmer at Oregon
City undersells his white compet
itors, as no Hires hands at thirty
cents per day and board.
Farmers in tho vicinity of Butte-
ville, Marion county, haveincorpor
aiuu anu are uunuing inemseives a
largo warehouso there.
William Jordan, son of a well-
knows rancher on Jordan creek,
has been arrested at Burns charged
wun iiaving stolen iwo norses.
Lato grain in some parts of Mor
row county will bo somewhat dam
aged by dry wvnther, but tho yield
will bo twenty bushels to tho aero.
J. V. Bottom, who died last week
at Astoria, was an old resident of
that city and a native of Virginia.
Death was caused bv a tumor of
W. II. Fenton, of Eugene, has
been awarded tho contract for buiJd-
ug tho factory of the Corvallis
Wacon and Carriage Works, for
A whale 187 feet lone recently
caino ashore at Long Beach. There
is talk of securing tho skeleton for
exhibition at tho Portland expo
sition in September.
Reports from Spring Hill, Benton
county, across tho river from Albany,
continues to show splendid pros
pects for coal. It is undoubtedly
there in large quantities.
Several cases of diphtheria are
reported in Crook county. Two
children of John Savage, who lives
two miles from Prinoville. have
died, and another was dangerously
Reports from tho Granite country
aro encouraging. Kvery clean-up
of placer mines discloses handfuls
of gold, the cold metallic clank of
which sounds as music in the
. Cougars are still slaying colts
near Canyon' City, Grant county,
and do not appear to bo diminish
ing in numbers, although tho county
has bought a great many scalps
during tho past year.
The county court of Baker county
has given notice that the county
clerk is authorized to receive no
nioro scalps, make no more affi
davits, nor issue any more script in
payment for coyote scalps. ;
Mr. Stockford has the contract
for rooking 3,000,000 of brick, for
tho Portsmonth university. Ho has
established a brickyard on the
ground and has men at work turn
ing out 16,000 brick per day.
At a meeting of tho directors of
tho Lake CoUnty Agricultural Asso
ciation, held July 17, 1801, it was
decided to hold a county fair for
throe days, beginning September
30, 1891, and continuing through
October 1st and 2nd.
Whilo riding on tho range after
horses last week, Lewis Palmer,
of Haystack, met with the usual
badgerholo accident and narrowly
escaped being killed, having several
ribs and tho collar bono broken,
and shoulder dislocated.
Quito a number of horses are
dying in the Haystack section
of Grant county from distcm
por. Tho disoase first appeared
in the neighborhood of tho Wall
creeks, but has extended to other
sections. Rango horses aro Buffer
ing more than others from the dis
Union, county 8at of. Union
county, is to hove a woolen mill,
owing to the enterprise of one of
its wealthiest cituens, A. Jiaton.
It will consist of thrco buildings, to
bo constructed of brick. The main
building will be 80x100 feet, two
and ono-half stories high. Work
will commence at onco. Tho citi
zens of Union subscribed a bonus of
$4000 to Mr. Eaton.
Miss Nellie Boise, daughter of
Judge R. P. Boise, of Salem, and
Will Stoel, of Portland, were
drowned at tho bathing resort ot
Long Boach August 5th about noon.
A treaohorous wavo causing a heavy
undertow caught the bethers and
carried them out to sea and to death.
Other bathers had narrow escapes
from boing carried out and drowned
by the same wave and undertow.
No drowning has ocourred at this
resort since Misa Eva Burbank
twelve yoars ago. Miss Burbank's
body was never recovered. .
Garfield, Whitman- county,
enjoying a building boom.
A Cod-fish curing establishment
has been located at Anacortes.
The military academy at Latah
has boon removed to Pullman.
' Tho crop of small fruit in Whit
man county this year is unusually
Much land is being prepared for
cultivation this summer at Eagle
The wheat crop of Walla Walla
county is expected to aggerato
$1,000,000 in value this year.
The town of Fairmont, on Port
Discovery bay, is located on tho site
of an abandoned Indian village.
Tho farmers of Palouse have
decided to erect an elevator of 80,000
bushels capacity tho present sum
The annual fair of the Lewis
County Agricultural Association
will bo held on the 7th, 8th and 0th
Miss Eva E wart, the sixteen-year
old daughter of Captain Ewart, of
lckoa, was drowned while bathing
in bt. Joe lake.
By tho will of J. W. Munson, filed
for probato in Seattle, tho Salva
tion army becomes the beneficiary
to ail his estate.
Tho Sumas City council has
decided to erect a new town build
ing, and tho school district has voted
to erect a new schoolhouse.
One of the trick horses with Sells'
circus was stolen at Spokane. The
horBe belongs to T. E. Sheldon, one
of tho circus riders, and was valued
at f .500.
Captain II. F. Beccher, of Port
Townsend, will accept the position
of pilot on the revenue cutter Wol
cott wheu she returns from her
There are strong indications now
that the Sunday law will not long
be inforccd in the Garden city. A
majority of tho people there, it
seems, are not in favor of tho Sun
Day's saw mill on tho Lake Shore
road south of Snohomish has been
burned, having caught from a forest
fire. The entire mill with office
and buildings was consumed. Loss
Work on tho big canal at Yakima
is not being pushed very rapidly
now on account of the extreme heat,
but on tho 15th of September an
immence force will be put on and
the work rushed.
Feathered game is more plentiful
in Yakima county this year than
for a number of seasons past, and
from all sections the reports are
that ducks, geese, grouse, chickens
and pheasants aro numerous and
A town site has been platted ot
tho junction of the Fairhaven &
Southern with tho Seattle & Mon
tana railroad near Jarman prarie.
The new town is called Montana
Junction, and a hotel will be erected
The farmers of Douglas county
aro seriously contemplating the
organization of an agricultural
society, with a view to the monthly
exhibition of live 6tock and farm
produce, and tho having of a fall
Tho corner-stone for the court
house at . Vancouver, Wash., was
laid Tuesday, August 4th, under
tho auspices of the Masonic frater
nity. The new courthouse will take
tho place of tho ono destroyed by
fire somo months ago.
A petition is being circulated, to
go to tho Western Union Telegraph
Company, to induce them to extend
their lino to Hoquiam. Free office
rent is offered them and an opera
tor for one year for 15 per cent, of
tho receipts of tho office.
There is no doubt there is an
abundanco of gold in the mount
ains iri tho vicinity of the Wallowa
lake. This district is in fact a
part of tho mineral producing sec
tion on the other side of the mount
ains embracing tho Pine creek,
Sparta and Sanger mines.
Frank Newell, of Olympia, was
caught by his clothing in a revolv
ing pulley and whirled around the
shaft soveral times before the
machinery could be stopped. His
clothing was torn, entirely off and
his arm and breast wero somewhat
lacerated, but no bones were broken.
General , Manager Milner, of the
Seattlo & Montana, reports forty
five miles of track now laid, and
that the rails are boing put down at
the rate of one and ono-half to two
miles per day; At James prairie,
tho north terminus of the line, the
work of tracklaying'has also begun.
Arrangements are being made
for the resumption of work on the
Webber group of mines near 'Lake
Pen d'Oreillo. F. A. Webber, one
of the principal owners, is going to
erect a stamp mill on the ground
and the building of a railroad from
the mines to tho lake is a project
that is likely to be carried out at an
FARM AND GARDEN.
We must have good cows. There
is no use in dairying with poor
cows.' Too many are trying to get
along with a lot of scrub cows cows
that when times are good will barely
pay a profit ovor cost of feed, and
when feed is high and dairy goods
low, bring their owners into debt
every day in the year. Why is it
that dairymen are so unconcerned
about the quality of their cows?
Wo see men who, in any other
branch of farming, have the very
best animals and implements, while
they keep a mean lot of cows, and
their facilities in the dairyroom for
making butter are of the poorest.
is it because dairying has been
sido issue, or because the dairyman
has inherited certain notions about
his business that are out of date
but ho has not been able to get rid
of? In either case there is plenty
or room lor reform, and now is
good time to begin.
Beef cattle are now selling for
more money than for a long time
past, and the demand for beef cattle
has made cow beef more salable
than formerly, and now is the time
to get rid of the cows that do not
pay; sell them and replace them
with others that will do good dairy
work. It were better, far better,
to give two or three poor cows for
ono good one, and thus reduce the
the heard one-half or two-thirds,
than to go on feeding a lot of cows
that pay little or no profit.
Another way to get good cows is
to raise them by breeding the best.
cows you now have to a first-class
milk or butter bull. Registered
bulls can not be bought cheaply,
and there is no excuse for breeding
to scrub bulls. Two or more near
neighbors can buy a bull and use
him in common, and the expense to
each would be light and the profit
great. None but those who have
seen it can realize the great improve
ment from the first cross of a good
bull on common cows. If the bull
be a very prepotent one, some of the
calves from the first cross will bear
a striking resemblance in form and
color to the thoroughbred. The
same bull can be used on his own
daughters, and sometimes on his
granddaughters; but this is rather
too close inbreeding in some cases
i here is almost as much room
for improvement in feeding as in
breeding. i here are many cows
fed year after year that never
have a chance to show what they
can do because they never have
enough feed sometimes not one-
quarter enough. It is wonderful
how much good feed , a first-class
cow can eat with profit; and cows
that have been regarded as being
only moderate milkers may really
oe ol the best, and only require
plenty of teed and good eare to
show their superiority.
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we should test each cow by feed
ing her a good ration, beginning
with a moderate quantity and
slowly increasing it so as not to get
her digestive system out of oraer.
We may be surprised at the result
and find out what a loss wo have
been sustaining by not knowing
the working capacity of our cows.
Our object should be to get a certain
amount of milk or butter out of
tho fewest number of cows; the
fewer the number of cows we keep
to do the requisite work tho better
each cow pays us. We want cows
that will pay a big profit per head.
It is the big herd of only a few
really good cows that pays, not the
big herd of many average cows.
The size of the heard ought to be
judged by the work done, not by
the number of cows it contains.
.Many ten-cow beards aro practiv
cally larger than others that number
thirty cows. If intensive farming
will pay anywhere it will pay in
the dairy branch of it. We want
concentrated effort in the cow, in
the feed and in the dairyman. We
want everything connected with
dairying to be much in little.
KEEPING CREAM IN HOT WEATHER.
. If one has no ice it is difficult to
keep tho cream from getting too
sour .before churning-day. A cool
spring in which to place the cream
cans is not always available, but
the well is, and if" a light windlass
is put over tho well the milk can be
lowered down to the "level of the
water, and tho temperature will
be found to bo about right to keep
the cream and ripen it for churning.
The temperature of the well ia even;
there are no sudden changes, and
the cream, when it comes out, is
not thick and sour, as it wonld be
in a dairy room Bubjeot to sudden
changes from temperate to sultry
beat. 1 he well is also a good place
to keep the butter and harden it
The Farm Journal says a New
York dairyman doubled the yield
of butter per cow, of his heard, in
one year by testing every cow and
disposing of the poor ones, and feed
ing a Jittfe bettor his new herd.
Both acts in full accord with modem
Tho Methodist church at Prescott,
Arizona, was completely destroyed
by tho upsolting of a coal oil lamp.
Mrs. Alena J. Edison, a former
resident of Gold Beach, committed
suicide at Requa, by shooting her
self through the head.
L. Harrison, twenty-four years
old, living twelve miles west of
Cheney was kicked to death by a
horse a few days ago.
The Vollmcr people have sunk
for an artesian Well 300 feet without
success. The project has been aban
doned for tho present
The Yaquina Fruit Company, of
Yaquina City, has been incorpor
ated. M. M. Davis and Geo. Bush-
nell are among the incorporators.
The American Glucose Company,
with head quarters at Buffalo, N. Y.,
has announced a general cut of ten
per cent, in wages to all employes.
The Corvallis Flouring Mill Com
pany have put in a free ferry boat
in tho river at their mill for the
purpose of getting wheat from Linn
Chicago had a million-dollar fire
on August 3d. The fire started
in the engine-room of the seven
story building occupied by Siegel,
Cooper & Co.
Lake county will have over 5000
head of beef cattle for sale this
year. These cattle will be gathered
mi ready to tarn off some time
from September to November.
Governor Pennoyerhas appointed
Colonel J. C. Shnofner, of Portland,
brigadicr-gpnoral of the Oregon
national guard to take the place of
General J. M. Siglin, resigned.
The employes in the Oinaji &
Grant smelting works at Omaha
nave strucK lor eight hours as a
day's work. The state eight-hour
law went into effect on the first of
A card scandal has broken out
among the British army officers at
Mandatalay, it being alleged that
there has been a systematic cheat
ing at poker in the officer's mess.
An inquiry is proceeding.
In tho Pocahontas mountains
near Baker City an old miner named
Webb has been running a tunnel
for twelve years hoping to find a
lost lead of gold-bearing gravel.
Indications are that he has at last
come near the long-sought treasure.
Chancellor Caprivi has ordered
the German embassy at Paris not
to issue passports to any Frenchman
who is a member of a Revanche
club. The Prussian government
has in its possession lists of the
members of several of these clubs.
Professor Koch has not resigned
his official positions on account of
the failure of tubercunne or Koch
ism, but because he is upon the
point of accepting a new office, that
of the Institute of Infectious Dis
eases, which has been organized by
the German government.
A party of Omaha tourists, at
the head of which was Dr. George L.
Miller, was broken up at Ketchum,
Idaho, by an accident to one of their
number, Miss ' Briggs, ! who was
thrown from a carriage, and strik
ing on her head, was seriously if not
fatally injured, the party imme
diately returned tq Omaha.
Register Huntington, of the Burns
land office, furnishes the following
statement showing the amount of
lands subject to entry in Burns dis
trict, by counties: Crook, 18,880
acres; Grant, 1,107,217; Baker, 200,
598; Malheur, ' 1,937,526; Harney,
2,357,337. Unsurveyed lands:
Grant county, 233,077; Baker, 37,-
057; Malheur, 1,362,720: Harney,;
380,100. , V, : I
Miss Phoebe Couzins wishes it
understood bv the free millions of
Americans who have been moved
by her woes, that she is in St. Louis
for rest and recreation; that she
has not given up the fight, and that
when she speaks again the world s
fair management will think that a
Kansas cyclone has blown over from
tho wido and windy expanses of
The report that Chinese are
entring the state by way of Skagit
river is confirmed. They pass along
the Canadian Pacific to Fort Hope,
about thirty miles from the head
water of the Skagit, reaching the
river by an old Indian trail, from
whence to the Sound is good canoe
navigation, with only four or five j
A statement, prepared at the
treasury department, shows that
the total circulation August 1st was
$1,500,022,812, being a net decrease
since July 1st of $44,743. The
principal changes in circulation
were a decrease of $5,124,010 in
gold certificates, $3,220,913 "in
treasury notes, and $5,900,000 in
currency certificates. The circula
tion of gold coin decreased $443,794.
Tho amount of money and bullion
in the treasury August 1st was
$685,274,424,' a net increase of
$900,715 since July 1st. ,
PROPDCB, MOIT, rrc. '
Wiiat-WI! Wll, 81.32Ji Valley,
f 1.42 Pr oenLl.
Floue- Quote; Standard, $4.80; Walt
Walla, $4.60 per barrel.
Oath -Quote: i'MwSOo per baalicl.
Hay Quota: tl5C?jl(l per ton.
MiLLHTurra Quote: Bran, $23.00; Short.,
$25.00. Ground Barley, :!0 00(u 32.00;
Chop Feeil, 2, 20 per ton; Barley, f 1.30
(o 1.23 per cental.
Bottkb Quote: Oregon fancy cnamery,
32Jo; fancy diry,30, ; fair to good, 2r,27 Jet
common, 1320o; California, 22240 per
Cheese Quote: Oregon, 12121o; Cali
fornia, 12c ptr pound.
Earn - Oregon, 20u per df.ieo.
Poultry Quote: Old Chicken, tfl.00
(n G.50; young chicken., $2 W1C 4; Duck.,
$4.006.00; (jecee, nominal, $8 per doxeo
Turkey., 15a per pound.
Vegetable Quote: Cabbage, $1.00 per
cental; Cauliflower, $1.25 per dozen; Onion,
lie per pound; Boeta, $1.25 per aack; Tor
nip, $1.00 per rack; New Potatoe., GOo;
Tomatoe, $1.00 per box, Atparagna, 4fe5u
per pound; Oregon, 10(o I'm . per pound;
Lettuce, 1 2i o perdozen; Green Pea., 3faAa
per pound; String Beau., 3u per pound;
Rhubarb, 3s per pound; Artichoke., 40o
per dozen; Kaduhe., 10c per doz.n bunchea;
young Onion., 10a per dozen bunchea;
Cucumber., $1.50 per box; Carrot, $1 00
per ack; Corn, 20c per doon; Sweet Pota
toes, 4Jo per pound.
KEurrt Eiveraide Orange., $2 50 to 3.50;
Sicily Lemon, 7 to 8.00; California, 6.00 to
8.00 per bo; Apple., 75o to 1.25 per boa;
Baiana., 3.50 to 4.00 per bunch; Pineap
ple.. 5.00 to 7.00 per dozen; Cherries,
1.10 to 1.25 per box; Gooaberrie., 4 U 6o
per pound; Curreuta, 6 uer pound; Apriuota,
LOO to 1.25 per box; Riuipberrie., Ho per
pound; Poicht., 85c per box; Black berriea,
6a per pound; Plums, 50o per box; Water
mellon., 4.00 per dozen; Cantloope, 1.75 to
2.25 per dozjnj Grape., 1 00 per box;
Pear, 175 per box.
STAPLE GKOCKI.JI.-... , , ," I
Coitee Cota Rica. 21; Rio, 23u; Mooba,
30c; Java, 25c; Arhuokle't, 2Ga per pound.
Sdoab Golden C, 43 extra C, 4c; dry
granulated, 5c; cube crushed and powdered,
6o ; coufecioner.' A, per pound.
rfYKDPS Ewtrn, in barrel, 47 to 55c;
half barrel., 50 to 58c; in cue,, 55 to 80c;
per gallon, $2 25 to 2.50 per keg; California,
in barrels, 30c pe gallon; $1.75 per keg.
Beans-QuoU: Small White., 3?o; Pink.
WiQ'i Bayo., 4 jo; Butter, 4Jc; Lima, 4 J
(a5c per pound. -
Dried Fruits Quote: Italian Prune,
10i(S 12c; Pel ie and German Pruurs, 10c per
pound; Raisins, gl."5ft2 2o per ox; Plum-mer-dried
Pear., 10 11c; tun-dried and
factory Piums, 11,12j: evaporated Peach ea,
1820j; Smyrna Figa, 20c; California Fig,
9c per pound.
Rice $5.25 per cental. . .
Honey Qjote: 18(5 20c per pound.
Salt Quote: Liverpool, $16, $16.50,
$17: stock, $11 per ton in carload lot.
THE MEAT MARKET.
Beef Live, 3c; droned, 5(o 6c. '
Mutton Live, sheared, 3Jc; dreaaed, 7o.
Hoa Live, 6i, dreed. cV,9c.
Veal 5Vft 7c per pound.
Smoked Meat and Lird Quoted: Kaatern
Ham, 12JfS;13c; Oregon, 12Jc; lireakfaat
Bacon, 12(j 13o; other varietie., 8(u,llc;
Lard, OJfellJo per pound.
Hides -Quoted, Dry HiJes .elected
prime, 8J&9j, Jc lea for culls; green,
selected, over 55 pound., 4c; under 55
pounds, 33; Sheep Pelt., abort wool, 30
50j: medium, G0S0c; long, 901.25;
heariing, 1020c; Tallow, good to choioe, .
33i per pound.
Wool -Quote: Willamtt Valley, 17
19j; Eastern Oregon, 1016.Jc oer pound,
according to conditions and shrinkage.
Hora -Nominal. Quote: 20c per pound.,
N.uus Bisb quotations: Iron, $2 85;
Steel, $2.85; Wire, $3.40 per keg.
Shot Quote: $1.75 per sajk.
Coal Oil Quote: $1 90 per case. -1
Dr. W. II. Hare took official
charge of the receivership of the
Yakima land office last week.
William J. Ousley, colored, has
confessed at Marysville,Cal.,of being
one of the murderers of George Ball
in that city in July, 1890.
Experts say that artesian water
would be easy to get in Farraington,
and the council of that city is con
sidering a proposition to sink a six-,
inch well. It is highly probable that
the city council will appropriate
$500 for this purpose.
From estimates recently made
by a number of prominent men
the hay crop of Cassia county,
Idaho, will this year be over 100,000
tons, of this they have stock enough .
to eat 75,000 tons, leaving to . be
sold at a bargain 25,000 tons.
Stockmen with feeders can brirjf
stock in and fatten it on $3.5,0 or '
$4 hay. ; '
George Power, of Snohomish, was
struck by a falling tree and a small
dead limb passed through tho inner
Bide of his left thigh impaling him
to the ground. The limb was so
securely embedded in the earth
that it became necessary to cut- it
off with an axo beneath the man in
order to release him. The limb
was two and one-half inches thick,
Fred Miller, son of P. Miller, who
lives on the mountain just above
Columbia Center, Columbia county,
was driving a four-horse team down
the grade near his home when, it ia
supposed, the brake gave way. and
the team becoming unmanageable
ran away.. The road where the
accident occurred is very Bteep and
rough, and the young man was
thrown from tne wagon and
instantly killed by the front wheel
passing over his neck.
A young and clever Japanese has
just arrived in Pendleton from hia
native home. Ha wishes to learn
farming, and when bS masters tho
art of raising grain suecesfifully
will engage in agriculture with his
brother, who, follows ' shortly, m
their own- ccotint... lie was Ja
cated at a 'Presbyterian niit'ai i i
Japan.understaniigEng'if b mv! :.r.
intelligent reprcs'-riiUtveof .h i