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AN INDEPENDENT PAPER DEVOTED ESPECIALLY TO THE INTERESTS OP POLK COUNTY.
( 12.00 I' EH YE Alt. )
INDMPEN'DENCR VOIK COUNTY OMMOX, FRIDAY, MAY, 30. 1890.
( FIVE CENTS PEIt cory. )
J. li. STOCITO
Is pleased to announce
OF CHARGE to each C
THE WEST SIDE.
lc rextuxD, ..' . imisiiRR.
Snl(M .Mil. r .l .'ll.r lit lnOt'uJiM.
Oratuu. wimuiI piw moiit r,
fAVAUl.ll .N AUYANCK.
One Vear , $.ec
Sta Mo nln . - i.o
Three Month j
When hi paid in advance a J
!n.1v'M1.lcnr I. M Ihe hvA n aat
tlu.. iuu I 'Mie r'.t. t 'IHilit
mr, i th da Slu l tie . S
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u( AiltvrlMut J.IKlilv
JOB PRINTING I
Latest and Best Styles,
LOWllST LIVING j RATES.
PU V'SICIANS-DKN t US IKY.
i.r.1- & ttuTLKK, ;
Physicians & Surgeons.
U. S, F.x.miniii(i Surgeons.
K. Li KETCIIUM.
Physician and Surgeon.
Ultr. Oppo.ll. Hrl Satlunak Hank,
DR. J. K. LOCKE,
Physician and Surgeon.
Buen Viata, Oregou..
J. E. DAVIDSON, M. D.
Physician and Surgeon.
U. 8. IXAMIHI53 SOEOEON,
Independence, 4 " Oregon,
DR. J. B. JOHNSON,
All work wrrnled to srire the twit
JOHN J. DALY,
Attorney and Counselor at Law
Oftir. Mill OppO'tU Court Kuhm,
DA1-Lsi. POl.K t'Ul'NTY, OhWOM
A M. HURLEY,
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
first fJatioQal BaijH
IXDEI'ESKBNCE, OREGON. .
President J. 8. COOPM.
Vloe Pretldnt,U W. ROBERTSON.
Caahlar , W. H. HAWLIY.
D. P. ThmpioK, J. n. 0MfMf. r
M.. W. Jftnw, W, W. Cplltnt,
o. w. ir
Triiii.icl. .nrl bnkln bn.toMt. r
u4 Mil. eichu B U Imporuul poiM
t-r...!tt rMlrd inbJaH I thtfk or yo
'rlllt--io( drpmrft. OoltoortoiMI 40lliU
hiIiiU on l.ror.bl. wrnu,
m-om konrt: I A. If . to 4 t. U.
Hil' bnr(lr proof ( Boonrod b TI
National ;. Bank I
CAPITAL STOCK, $50,000. -
H. HIR8CHBERO, - Prldnt
ABRAM NELSON, VIO Prooldont.
W. P. CONNAWAY, - CmMW,
fnrl bunklnr an4 xhn bjrfliBBt
i!td;lowi on4e;blll. dlooBU4lov
rn!t4;!otiti mulaiMlli aiMouowaivui--Bi.reUl
ondlt. pnti; lwiu roc.l'OdOJ
....... w wra,i vutfivu w uv, r
U lllQ dcpiMllt.
Johu MoDanltl, H. H. Jaaparton,
A. J, Ooodman, H. Hlroohbwrf.
Abram Nalaon, T. J.
I. A. Allan.
that in connection with
ustomer purchasing $40
Willaraeltc. Real Estate Co.,
Of Independence, Oregon.
TranMctn xtw Real RitaU lluliiBt
buy and aellt Property, aiievU
liiKurwiice aurt doe a Ktueral
. Conv)'uri BuBiiieaa,
rrtlri having Landu fur Bate will And
It to their dvnUr to ! ' ' .
With thU Company, aa thy are dally
eudinx tiBti oV land taat, thua plae
irif deairahlt pmrty hefurt th rvikl
dt'uia of Utt Katt. . f . ,' .-
JAM MS C.IRSOK,
J. V. KIRKLAND, w fre.id.nl
G. W. SIIINN,
Houis, Bign & Drnaminfal
I'aper H.Uy;ii!)f. Oruiiiimc. l'lcmniuK,
Klc. Vamt ruom opiite Juliuju'l
tubles, ludrieiuUnce, Orcgun,
J. R. COOrER, Proprietor.
tIKST BRANU1 Off
m, UvNts anil Op
1 1 v?n
HARNESS .WD SADDLE.
And Denier In
All kinds of Harness & Saddlery Good.
Carringe Triiiimini and Repairing
Iv. KUNCK, Manager. ,
Ib miw prepxred to ninke any kind
ol Canting in ' .' :
BRASS OR IRON,
On nhort notii-f. I now at work
wail u lac tn ring
Hume's Improved Grain Crusher
Ackoowlrilltolw th.tiMl arnlii erherl
Am.ri' troiif. i eli.'.prirt onil mart clnrnbte
A full )! II" el.w of .f k tluiie l Ihl. loun
rlry will !f ml,linheii In Ihi. Wr. Auy pcrwu
POKTAIIU? BA W Mll.t
Can he .uppliril h.r.. Krfairirif; done for alt
kind, uf nMchiucr, M.iu .licet, ludrprodtiici.
oii (bounty Ban,
Incorporated under th I.awa of Oregon,
D. T. aTANI.tr, ' IRA 0. fOWKI.t,
r. a rm.r.1 batifelnar bii.lni".. Iftitdr.fl.
on New Vnrk, i rraitnl.no u(i Portland (or
ny ammml. .cfl. depIU nibHt to
nlicrb -r on nrrllllo.i.. of delimit, (ii'll.otlnn.
reeolve (iruuiiil .lienllon itiianled b)f doBbla
t'liriiiiiinmr Vale lira, loi'k, "
Miaa Ada Juilson.
JUDSON & WILLIAMS,
.Mutton,' T.mh, VcV PorV, Hm, Riiiwn,
Crnt B. at. i f n; Hutt.trjF and Ume
lu au. All 0od (Mlvered lr l chariB.
7a8per8on & Parker,
Architects Bnilttcrs anil Contractors.
Alway.ln Ih.lf Hh ! lor F.ol'iij, mid
will try their ht in fle'e H- ! them
r.l Bi'd he .kmivIiic.4 (ht Ihey ar worilijr ol
A. B. GRIGGS,
$ p Irviaa, 'cutu-r, Cho)c meata
oawuntly on baud. JJavidaon' Brick,
his large stock of Goods
0 0 worth of Goods from
E. E. Krengel,
-A N II-
Krengel's Iron Fence.
Mr. Thomas Fennel, late of Cbl
' cago, an expericuccd horse
Uoer, mukes specialty
of that liuo.
Circular and Crosscut
E. E. KRENGEL.
. WM. J0N15, Projuictor.
Till Ferry la now In operation, and
prepared lo transfer puiwiigrrt aud
out to or from tbe City.
It will pay pr$ois uaitlr a
View of Polk County.
To croaa the Ferry and ro to tba
top of Pronpect Hill.
Elkins & Co.,
FROF-RIKTORS OF THR
City Truck and Transfer Co.
Hauling 'of 'all Kinds Done at
FeeJ, OaH, Isl? 0 pir Uood
e-Collectlons Made Monthly.-l
C Street, Independence, Or. ;
:" Flrat-c1a In eery reapert. Special
attention Riven transient tutomera. A
aainple room for foinniercial travelers.
Mitchell & Bohannon,
! MBnnfurtiirera of -:
SASH & DOORS.
SCROLL SjWINQ AND - . .
:;. i'JQOS REPAIRING,
Main Street, , Independence, Oregon.
J; H. atLEiMDERj
BEUNA VISTA, OH. .
TTnvIng ptirchned Hie "toi k of Drugi
formerly owned hv I.. W. Rohertiion, I
am prepared to meet all the old cnato
mera, and many more new one. Fair
nd courieou treatment to all,
WEST SIDE JOB OFFICE,
- ' INDEPENDENCE. OR.
' I prepared lo print HORSE BILLS
aud HOI' TiCKKTS at the lowent priced.
Of all kind executed on abort notice
by au experienced JOB PRINTER.
A. WILSON. Propr.
he has secured a supply
his store for CASH.
GEO. K. BRKY,
AND GRAIN HIIOKKK.
county swmoa a umm
Auctioneer anil Appraiser.
KslliiiaUii of t' Cuit.lrik'iU work m.J. Butt
AH.niU WViflav nl Vinirxl In Cuunly
1,'uiirt wttk. at .ll, lli.f.iii,
ArtUroiB, Dallat, Polk Co., Or,
: F. J. MORRIS, Prop.
Fine Wines, Liquors
MIXED. DRINKS' A SPECIALTY.
Whiteaker Dikk, InJepenJunct.
(Iv.UlilUUed by Nutiunul autbtirU),)
.'v THE :
-ilnl : Natioral : kk !
i tj'"" ha,km-000.
(CAPITAL, PAID UP. $50,000 00,
i K. a WaLLAI', W. W. MnS,
( CrHMoNI Vie Pr..M.iit
f I. H. AI.RtUlT, CwhUr,
! loans made
I To Pv.ri on akt .nit mti.r airfhonUhl
prmlti'o. r.'ii.lml u ".. llu.r lu prlmo
J (Mum rm oMi ar.lu.iMM,
' ImliaBntaa 4rt oo N.w V'WB. Chlr.o,
I Bu fr.n Irilai4. Ua4ia, fart. Ilwlia,
I Uuag Kuni s4 i'irqtu
, WHO SHOT M'PHERSON.
rhaler ofaa Kya-WllaeM t tha Kill
lag of Iha Mraea I'ulna Qaaeral.
The following eommnnlcntlnn an
peai-a In a rorvnl edition of lite Atlanta
Qnutilutiont Much ha been Bald lata
ly In your pawr and other concern
ing the kllliux of Umtttrnl Mrriinraon,
and tlieaa rarlnnt aeoniinta dlllnr a to
many point connected with tlmt event
(iiiimriil Mcl'lmraon wa highly entemii
ed by tha Houtharn army, and it win
ba well laid of him that wherever h
went hit gentlemanly dtiortment aud
kindly trentiiieiil of the rj.uiiliernei-
wat aimoat tlemornllnlng. It wna in
marked contract with much tlmt hi
fellow oflloora did. Hence our people
even at tha time regretted hia death,
and now honor hia memory.
The writer ia well aeiilntd with
Captain liiuhard Beard, of Mnrfree.
born, Tenn., who claim, and no doubt
In.tly, to hnve been eve-witnoa to tha
illlnirof Umieral MvlVnmn. I may
not give hi account with porfeot ao
curacy, for It waa told ma ynara ago,
but my reoolleotinn la that tha olrcum
lUnue attend lug that event were tub.
itanlially aa follow: Onptidn llimrd
waa ordered, with hia company, than a
mera handful, to make an atlnck upon
a fnrtillontlon which It waa aupioM)d
waa held by few men. While execut
ing thl order quite a nuuilmrof Fel
end ofllcer eauie riding toward him.
Halting bia men ba waited until thay
got near by aud then commanded them
to iurrendnr. All did except one, who,
wheeling hia horse aud putting aptira
to him, while drawing hit aword aud
waiving It over hia head, daubed oil at
full ipeed toward the Federal Hunt.
Captain Beard ordered hit men to ore,
for, a he ttatea, he felt milsllod that
the ollloer, ou aooount of tha retinue
accompanying him, must be high lu
command, and he could not help ad
miring bit brave dash for freedom.
However, an Arknnsa Sergeant, who
bad become delnuhud from hi own
command, and wataccouipauylngCnp
lata heard' company, drew down hia
gun, aud In aplte of the order given,
fired, and the retreating ollloer full to
After disarming those who hud aur
rendered, and putting Hi em In charge
of one or two men, Captain Heard re
turned hit advance, and panned the
nrottrate form of the olllcer just killed.
Lahlng with Ida brave Teiinendcean
up the foi'tlllcation, he waa aatouiahed
to tee a Federal colonel Jump upon the
embankment, within speaking dlaiance,
who thouled In almost appealing tonea
to Captian Heard i "For (lod't anko
surrender, brave man, for we have lea
to yonr onul" The Tennesseeana were
non surrounded and taken prisoners,
linding the statement of the Colonel
true. The charge from the reinforced
Federals swept everything back until
they piiH(id and retook the prison
er, and than Captain Heard learned
that the ollloer killed was Genoral Mo
Pherton. This information was con
firmed when he was oarried before
General Sherman, the Colonel taking
him prisoner accompany ulm, and nak
Ing for kindly treatment la behalf of
the brave TunneMtteans.
Captain Kichard Beard, Murfrees
boro, Tenn., can give a full aud Inter
esting aooount of thl event, atithentlo
and vouched for by a number of living
witnesses, lie Is an exceedingly modest
man, and heuoe I have taken t'ie liber
ty of speaking thus fully about him.
Probably there may be tome inaccu
racy about some of the details here
given, but not as to the main fact, tiiat
lie was an eye wilness to the killlug of
General Mcpherson by an Ankansas
I bergoiint and under the clroniustancut
Mated, wean (, v
A house at Gold Hill, Nov., that oott
I8.UU0 a few years ago was told tha
other day for tdUO.
of WEBSTER'S UNA
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Pugilistic .Notes. Doing of the
PHIL DWYER DKNIM BACKING CUHIIKTT.
Tsrf Nte.-l)lj ef Faateas Uenei tad
iWIMon liaa Uen relnalaled on the
turf. Ho haa bill Kryen.
Jack MeAullffe, tbe champion, la in
creasing hia bank roil on the race truck.
E. W, TerriiiKton, the champion
marksman ol Connecticut, died at Nor
wich, un., Way I.
Procter Knoll will not atart at LouIh-
vllle or the Latonia race meeting. He
will go in the buburUn. .
Cleon and Charley Gibeon are matched
to trot, b"t three in five, to harness, fur
f'j.tXK), at Waverly on May 31.
Another feBtlier-weltilit clianmlmi nu-
gllUtof Amiralia haa started lor lliU
country, lie ia called Young Uiillo,
Eil. Hmllli, of Denver, who I matched
to Unlit Jaku Kilraln In July, will go into
naming at Mw urnntna on June 17.
The flrat hia race down for settlement
ia the Hrooklvn lluudlcati. and alxiut a
doaen lioraea are being backed heavily,
It Is reported lhat 0. D. McCoy lias
refuaed IIS.iHW lor the uruat Bprinter.
Charles J, Paolta, the amateur oara-
man, is now on hia way to F.ngland to
take part in Hie lleniey ami JIetro)ol-
Tom Bluan won the prire offered lv
the .Memphis Turf Topi, a lor the uiual
laiptilar Jockey at the .Meinplil Jockey
Club meeting. ,
Malaaila Horaklchi, the Japanese
clnuupion wrestler, who la living at He
atlle, Wash., has cliallenjied Joe Acton
to wrestle lor 5t(),
Tlia Hoard of Review of the Salional
Trotting Association on May I expelled
U. I. Voting, of Kaet HonIoii, Mass., on
Congntaaman Hcott'a, of F.rie, Pa. 'a
Chaos should lie one of the fanlest three
yeuroldson the turl thin aeaami. A a
two-vear-old he won ftiSSO. ,. .
The Two riinusand Guinea waa run
at Mewmaiket, Kng., on April 30. dure
loot, the Derby favorite, won, with I
Nurd second and lllue Green third.
Hill Iwyer, the famon turfman,
writes denving Ilia atoiy viitilishtd
broadcast that ha would back James
Corbntt aguinat any man in the world.
Riley, Ihe favorite for the Kentucky
Derby, started twelve times last year
and won six races, but horsns entered in
the race have eclipsed Kilej 's perform
auce. Marty lteran's fiiiudi on King Idle, at
KliKulMith, on May 1, when he bi-at Kblis
and Politico, who finished heads apart,
waa the most sensational ever seen on a
On April 2fl, George Lee of Newark,
N. J., sailed for KiiKland. He will train
Chaa. U. Psolta, the amateur oarsman,
who Is entered to row hi the Koyal Hen
The coming season will doubtless be
an interesting one on the trotting turf,
and whether the present champions mill
be able to hold their exulted positions is
a matter of great uncertainly.
L. II. Cvphcr, of Pittaburgh, Pa., who
la twenty-five veara of w. stands 0 feet
2 Inches in beight and weighs 220
pounds, is willing to meet any man in
the country in a glove contest.
William II. Germaine, who (Inured
prominently In the Hullivan-Ktlraln
match, ia now business manager of
"June" Rankin's bright little paper, the
Sporting Critic Billy ia a hustler.
Young Mitchell, who la to fight George
I.e Blanche for a,500 next munth in the
California Athletic Club, baa gone into
training. Hutting on the result lias al
ready commenced at Han Francisco,
Jake Bchsefer and McCleary play bil
liards for 4,000 at the Paciltc Coast on
May MO. Tim game will he 1,000
points up, McCleary ia to be allowed a
discount, Keluieler will have to roll high
The well-known wrestler. Greek
George, Is going to send hia wile to Nor
way, ard then go to Ei. gland to wrestle
Antoine Pierre. Prior to his departure
he will wrestle Charley Green, at Hn Ha
Col. J. II. McLaughlin, the retired
collar-and-elbow champion of the world,
who was always greatly admired In De
troit, Mich., Boston, Mass., and New
York, is now the proprietor of the Weed
House, Heatlle. Wash., which is the
headquarters ot the sporting element.
McLaughlin, In his day, waa one of the
greatest wrestlers in the world.
A Jumping matcb has been arranged
between James C. Medway, the cham
pion of America, and an unknown, for
fftOOand the championship. Captain
Mike Hoyle is backing Medway, who is
said to be a phenomenon. ' The unknown
is also described aa a wonder, He haH
Jumped over 14 feet in a single Jump;
over ii7 feet in two jumps, ami 4'i foet
will not stop him at throe standing
jumps. Richard K, Fox is the final
stakeholder. The conditions of the
match are that each man is to contend
In one single, one backwaid, two single,
two backward, three single, three back
ward and one high jump ; also, a single
jump over chairs, backward and for
ward, and one jump from the end of a
brick, backward and forward, making
eleven events. , The man winning the
majority will be declared tha winner.
IES, a copy of which vr
Assignments of George W. Crane t
Co., of Topcka, Kan.
bT IT AGAINST EX TltEAS. DIME OF LA.
Dliappeiraiee f a Yeang Eigliihaai st
In Hamburg 700 dock men employed
ou American steamer nave struct.
Twelvn linllilinira wr burned at Fill
cotvlile, N Y Loaa, 160,000,
Mi nA hr,tatl . mtuaM t.1 H!tlu,a
8 nuiu. have struck. Tnion aia kianiuir
- . I W
T-.Ull.H A M M......U...I . ..M...AM. M.ILaM
from destroying machinery in cities In
M. Isamlmrd. radical, has been eleeted
member ol the trench chamber of depu
tie for Kvereaux.
At De Ituvter. Madison countr. N. Y..
four atores and eighteen dwellings were
destroyed by are.
An ufllcial resirt slalua that the gen
eral condition of winter rye and wheat in
Eurojwan Russia is good.
The Southern Baptist convention at
Fort Worth, Tex,, has adjourned to meet
at Uirmiiigtiaui in May next, j
Joseph fhifTi In, a wealthy Jewish mer
chant, of Chicago, ia mysteriously mies
ing. His friends fear lie baa met foul
Five buildings were completely de
stroyed by a fire at Ashley, Pa The lose
ialout ttiOftO; partly covered by in
A fire ocurre(l in the oil refinery of
Kir W. A. Rose A Co., at Bankaide, Lon
don, and caused damage amounting to
The Norwegian bark Rervenseeren waa j
lout off the coast of Mississippi. The
crew waa saved, but the teasel and cargo
are a total loss.
In New York Andrew Carnegie spoke
at the laying of the corner atone of the j
1,500,(XKI niusle hall, to construct which
lie gave fVXl.OOO.
"3m-iriM W PrnviA .4 t 'r. ..rtnluM, Ta.
tn mm. nm.l.t i.nw i.m.iu pnaitiiiii-ii.
.labilities, tiaMXK); tielieved to be fully
covered by assets.
The Mexicans in an Lnis Potosl claim
that a conspiracy exists among Ameri
can railroad men lo keep Mexicans from
working on the railroads.
Vienna nnvmiitiwH nnnnmuH, llin ailft-
iMMixion of Homia A Ijinir. Hankers
Their assets amount to 5.000.000 florins :
liabilities, 7,OJU,UOO florina.
The steamship Werra reached New
York, having on board Director Strausa
and his well-known orchestra. There
are forty-six in the party. '
.-:.h, 1. f..u ! ii.....,i..i
v... nit .i.'ij . ci .7i. in iitin.ivmi .-li'
clo in Mexico respecting the action
which the United States congress will
take on the silver question.
In the strike riot at Bchuttenhoven,
Austria, the rioting vraa suppressed by
gendarme. The strike movement haa
spread to Uheberg and Kreuth. , ,
The democratic congress held in Rome
adjourned alter . adopting a protest
a amst tne presence ot detectives
There were 470 delegates present.
The leading business house and bank
of Kskridito, Kan., owned by Mr. Mm'.e,
have assigned. The liabilities are about
f lOO.OJO, while the assets are small.
Owing to the council of Mr, Davitt,
tha strikers at Cork and throughout the
south of Ireland have yielded, and the
trouble, tor the present at least, is at an
The Louisiana attorney-general has
med suit tu the civil- courts against ex
Treasurer Uurke and his bondsmen to
recover 197,880, the amount of the de-
. ,l . M . . A - .
u. r. viuiicniii, managing partner oi
the firm of Gillbrd & Churchill, of Chi
cago, dealers in etchings, engravings,
etc., ia said to be in Canada with some
of the linn s money,
A syndicate of Biduian banker, which
undertook to issue 1,000,000 of Congo
state obligations, haa been dissolved.
They were able to place ouly one-tenth
of the intended amount, y...
The Ha nburger Correspondent says
that the English government has in
formed the German government that
h.ngland will not yet press the execution
of the London sugar convention.
The prime minister of the South Amer
ican republic of Columbia baa arrived in
Berlin for the purpose of negotiating
with the Column government for the es
tablishment of trade relations.
Thomas Kimber, a young Englishman
who came to .Montreal about three weeks
ago, has disappeared, leaving behind a
large amount of baggage, The detec
tives have no clue to his whereabouts.
The New York ' senate has recalled
from the assembly the iSaxton ballot re
form bill and rehashed it, changing it so
as to agree with the amended Baxton
bill which was agreed to by the govenor,
Mr, baxton and others.
A movement has been inaugurated in
New York to secure one million signa
tures to a memorial to be sent to the
car of Russia, asking that he look into
and seek to amoliurute the condition of
tie exiles of Siberia.
Disregard of orders caused a collision
on the Louisville & Nashville road south
of Birmingham, Ala. A miner stealing
a ride was killed, Harry Turner, a civil
engineer of the road fatally aud three
trainmen slightly injured.
ill be presented FREE
Large Flouring Mills to be Eslit
8UIGHTEB LOSES A VAU' ABU BOUt
Baker City Btlaes 8iWUy.-Cmk
A colon of 200 KentackUns will locale
in Jefferson county.
Robert Taylor, an old ntident of Paa-
co, was drowned at that pwoa May li.
The Hoqulam Board of Trade haa .
raised W0 fur a celebration of tha Fourth
The Seattle Press announces that
large flouring mills will ba built la that
Tha fSnntinmlah nnlintv mhiS j.alAtwfa
renorta thirteen urai ticinv aMnrnava in
The Clydesdale stallion wbluh Slaus-h-
ter citiaena imported at a coat of 13000,
ba died, and all Slaughter mourns.
Charles R. Bell, a new arrival at Aber
deen from Danville, Ky., la about to
erect an ice factory and a wood-working
The Wellington state a ranee meets in
annual session the first Tuesday in Jons
at La Camaa. The grange tn the state)
ia growing very rapidly.
Some little excitement has taken
place at Goldendale in tbe past few dart
about some specimens of ore which hare
been taken irom the mountains near that
A large vein of coal baa been located
about rive miles north ef rJnobomisb, on
the line of the Seattle, Lake Bhore A
fcas'ern. Over a thousand feet ia in
sight. ' 1
Harry Leverett'a sawmill at Golden-
dale and 100,000 feet of lumber burned
recently. Loss, (4000. Tha lira started
from a spark from a pile of burning
slabs. - ,
Enuletrecht Manmon. employed in
Truliinger'e sawmill, waa mutilated by
the sawa, his right wrist and band being
nail i y torn, out amputauoa wui not be
The Inland Republican, the new naner
which D. H. Hendricks will establish at
Athena, will be eight pages, devoted to
interests ot Umatilla county and faithful
to the republican party.
Baker City raised $25,000 sabaldy for
the Humpter Valley railroad in one day.
J. H.Parker, cashier of the First Nation
al Bank, gave $5000. The whole amount,
f"0,C0J, will soon be subscribed. -
Had it not been for tbe put hard win
ter Crook county sheepmen would hare
had about 75,000 bead of mutton aheep
to turn off this spring, but aa it ia there
was not many over 45,000 bead sold.
Captain Gray, of Astoria, haa com- .
menced driving piles for a new aaw mill
ou the south side of Young's bay. oppo
site Case's Astoria. It ia understood
that outside parties will build the mill.
The price of brick haa fallen to )0 per
thousand in Seattle, whereas formerly it
waBS14. The decline la owing to an
enormous increase of production, there
being over fifty brickyards in that city.
Ten thousand election ticketa for prob
ably a thousand voters is what Urant
county will put in the field this year, and
there ia no reason why every voter ahould
not secure a ballot of some political com
plexion. Over 111,000 delinquent taxes in Grant
county ahows that tbe past winter waa a .
hard one and that stockmen are iu a
tight place. But our reports from that '
section are cheering, and they will pull
through all right yet.
An Indian living near Port Discovery
bay, caught a salmon in that bay tha
other day, which weighed aeventy
pounds. This ia one of the largest sal-.
mon ever captured in these waters, and
strange to aay was hauled safely to
The first of last week Wm. Templeton
arrived at Prineville from Albany, hav
ing crossed the Cascade mountaina by
the Santiam route on horseback, lie re
ported snow from Cache creek to Snow
creek, varying in depth from one foot to
Adkins & Webb completed the Med
ford waterworks last week, and have ex
ecuted their contract in a satisfactory
manner. There ia a pressure of over 200'
feet, which is sufficient to throw the
water a considerable distance over the
highest house in town.
The first train with double-header at
tached that ever left Pendleton over the
Oregon & Washington Territory railroad,
went out on Monday, says the East Ore
gonian. It consisted of fifteen oarloada
of aheep, shipped by Parkins Bros, and
bound for Dakota markets.
Messrs. Jacobs and Armstrong, of
Murray, Idaho, have examined the gold
and silver quarts that ia found near Lake
Whatcom, and pronounce it very rich
indeed, and aay they are eatiafied that
quarts, both gold and silver, can ba
found there In large and paying quan
tities, . ,;: ..
Ed Basley, who waa arrested in Pen
dleton, charged with desertion from the
Second cavalry. Is kept in custody at
Fort Walla Walla, pending Investigation,
if it cau be proven that he waa in Pen
dleton In February, 1889, and stayed
continuously until July (of the aame
yeai, he will be released,
The first Chance mining Company of
Fox valley, Grant county, made re
munerative cleanup, advancing the value
oi their exchequer $000 worth. Several
gold nuggets being valued from $15 to
$20 were secured. For the first season
this company has had sufficient water to
work effectually, say the Long Creek
Eagle, and as they report prospects still
very favorable, the chances are fair to
secure that amount of gold to disburse
all expenses of the paat with a fair divi