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About The Eugene City guard. (Eugene City, Or.) 1870-1899 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 15, 1891)
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EUGENE, OR., SATURDAY. AUGUST 15, 1891.
ii (JuflfM City tel
,1- JHLI8BED EVEBT 8ATUBDAY.
). I CAMPBELL,
; ublinlivr ana Proprietor.
'ICR On th East side o( Willamette
i between aevemu ami Li(nui nwwu.
TERMS OK 8UBSC1UPTI0S.
:K3 OB ADVERTISING
jrtieetueuti inserted M followi:
- UM linaa nv Imu nn InanrtioB
.bsequent Inaertlon tl Cash required
euWertisert will be charged at the
owe three months u
jar six month 8
- . ...A wsaap li
jitmt notice in local oulumn, 20 cent
, tor ach Intuition.
; artising bill, will b rendered quarterly,
;. J t..b work mint be paid roaon delitiht
; CEO. B. D38.IS
.Cidrney and Counsellor
,1U. PRACTICE IN THE COURTS
i of tli, Second juuiciai uimm
, t:IU attention given to ooIIecMoBS sad
cr in probate
' 0. WOODCOCK,
CITY. - - - OltEGOh
tiFFICK-Umim 78 McClaren Building,
-SiMjcial attention given to Collection!
,,1 i'robate businese.
hymour W. Condon,
E. 0. POTTER,
EUGENE. - - imnuiwi.
Orno- Room In Connor' Block.
CEO. M. MILLER
':ricy and Ccunsellor-at-Law, and
Real Estate Agent.
I'GENK CITY, -
Ofilee) In Masonic Temple.
uykendall & Payton,
riuslclans and Surgeons,
Rooms Over City Drugstore.
L E. GALLAGHER,
JUG ENH CITY - 1 OREGON.
iwinl .ttmittnn iriven to I'rol)t buslnea
Li Attract of Title.
Oreicx Over Lan County Bank.
DE. J. 0. GRAY,
DTFICB UPSTAIRS IN YOUNG'S
block, oppoeit Goabo office. All work
Laughing gaa adminlitared for palnle x
ncrio, ot teeth.
MOORE & LINN,
:::eetakers and embalmers
Cou and Casket alwy on hand. Pre
ying and Embalming Bodie a Specialty.
Night Mil prompty attended.
EHicleno. second house south ol Metho-
fist CUaroh, Willamette street.
B. F. DORBIS,
7J.UNCE AND REAL ESTATE
tHAVS 80ME VERY DESIRABLE
Farms, Improved and Unimproved Town
jroparty for aale, on easy term.
Rented and Bents Collected,
t To, Insurance Companie I represent er,
Hon j th Oldeel and moet KelUble, and in
k i ilohi-j andEQUiTABtl adjutment of then
i.a Hrivn Kmnirn tn Vow.
A hire of yrar patronage i solicited.
OoIB City HalL ,.
B. F. DORRIS.
At. LACtm, PAEfT.
W. t. MCT, CASHIIB
lugene National Bank
EUGENE CITY, OREGON.
fAID TP CAPITAL,
jt KPLUS FUND.
Trituwot a general banking baainea.
Boaid o DiMcrow:
b r ... i t c R Iff
foran, J M Hodtnn. C Laner. J E Dti.
V. t'. (. v.v. n R n.rri. ha
appotuu-4 Admiuirtoro( Ihe eui
I V:lam ('alne.d.VMaal.bvttMl'oanivloun
i.i, fy.ontr. owion. AU pfreon naiin,
i m:iiim wld etwie are beirby notlBfo lo
V'wiil ilia ftamr 10 the admlnUirauir. at ol-
if, Orrcon, wlibln tlx montn. trom tb,
nl th . aotm.
, Wi m i, iAh day ol June. A. P W.
-BUSINESS ESTABLISHED 18 YEARS.-
Diamonds, Watches, Clocks, Jewel
ry & Musical
Use IU Select U Soulh ot PorU
Special attention given to Repairing ani
Engraving by two first
E. E. LuckeyMo.
DRUCS, PATENT MEDICINES,
xoiiei; Piracies, rainis, uns,
Brushes, Etc., Etc.
Prescription Department in Competent hands.
(Oppoeit F. M. Wflkln' Drnir Store.)
Ha an eitentive Stock of
COLLECE AND SCHOOL BOOKS,
Mercantile, Fncyand School Station
ery, Blank Books, Cutlery, Etc.
t70rder for Book and Subscription!
to Newspaper and Periodical promptly at-
tuo' Trnnble. and Cramp. Colic or
any Internal or External Pain. Ak your
drnggiHt (or it
J S. LUCKEY,
Clocks. Watches, Chains. Jewelry, Etc
xveDu'rink; rruiuiJii ikacvuui
J. S. LUCKEY
E. SchwarzschilcL Prop.
(8ucoFwor to Geo. Celller)
BOOKS, STATIONERY, MAPS,
WALL PAPER & SCHOOL SUPPLIES.
nli hr mail Dromutlf atUnJed to. Ad-
dre Lock Box 119. ,
Cask, k Prices,
From and after Feb. 1, 1891,
my terms will bo strictly cash.
Prices Put Down to Bed
rock. I will Not be
Highest market price Paid
for Produce. If not all traded
out will pay balance in Cash.
J. H. Whiteaker,
ZEIS. t'iZXT'l'jT! M-TWEtE
iKXiirx jfcx-x k x XJEX an
- class workmen. Al
R. II. Cochran & Son,
Real Estate Agents.
Eugene City, Oregon.
Will attend to general Real Estate limine
such tl buying, Belling, leasing and renting
farms and city property, eto. Office on south
que or Mntn eirwt.
Tbe Eugene Cigar Factory
Koops constantly on hand the finest brand
of home made, domestic, and Key West
cigar. Charges the lowest price for chew
ing and smoking tobacco. Sell at retail and
Give Them a Chancel
That it to say, your lungsi Also all your
breathing machinery. Very wonderful
machinery it is. Not only tbe larger air
passages, but the thousands of little tube
and cavitie lesdins from them. When
these are clogged and choked with matter
which ought not to be there, yonr lnngs can
not do their work. And what they do, they
cannot do weel. Call II roM, cough, croup,
pneumonia, catarrh, consumption or any of
the family of tbmut and nose and head and
lung obstructions, all are bad. .All onght to
be got rid of. There is just one sure way
to get rid of them. That i to take Boa
che' German Syrnp, which any druggist
will sell yon at 75 cent a bottle. Even if
everything else baa failed yon, yon may de
dena upon this for certain.
I have a cousin who i a printer, say Ex
Mayor J. C. Lough ran of North Dei Molnea,
la. Some years ago b was employed in
this city where they were printing circular
for Chamberlain. lie had a deep seated
cold and terrible cough, and while setting
np copy be made up bi mind to buy a bot
tle. It cured him and that was tbe first I
ever knew of Chamberlain' Cough Remedy.
I have been strongly in it favor ever since.
Mr own experience and that of my family
convince me that thi remedy 1 tbe belt in
tbe world. Thai may be itrong language
bnt that ii what I think. For tale by F. M.
MlDfOEB Fujcb. A. Goldsmith ba re
ceived another car load of tbe celebrated
Medford flour. He will keep this excel It nt
brand of flour lo stock at all time hereafter.
Wben Baby wa lck, we gave her Castorl.
Hmo ah was a Child, he cried for Cator1
Wben she became Was, she clung to CasMrla.
WJno she bad Children, be gft Uua Castori.
I Bold o A
to core tor form
of nervous alMwe
briar disorder ol
th, f enerativ or
gans of either sei,
BEFDRF UMof Milmulauu. AFTPR
Tobacco or Opium, or throurb roulti ful lodlseni-
tlon, over inuuiftenre, , surn as Lms of ft rain
Power, Vikeriilaras.Buarltifdoira i'alnsluth
bars. Seminal WeDres,Hrri. Nervous Pros
tration, Nortnrnal Btntsalous, Le'icorrhtra, lils
(InrM, Wrak Memorr, Urn of power and Imno
tenry, which If nnlcted often lradlo prematura
c:a are ana initniir. mri a Dos, buie
lurl'iOO. fient hy mallourwrlr'tof prir"
A WRITTEN OC ABAilTKB Is riven foe
ererTloOorn'errwftlvrd, torrftind Ui money If
a f.raisrat nn Is Bol efTartrd. V. bav,
thonvndsof iwttroonlIs from old and young,
of both sexns, who hare bem permanently runsl
bytbeoseof ApbKMiun. iirraiarirwa, Addraae
THE APHRO MEDICINE CO.
Wten Branca, Bui 27. Poitluu, Qa.
Sold by E. B. LUCKEY A CO., DraggiaU
B .. flV Y
Fall Creek Notes.
Fau, Ckkkk. Or.. Auk. 8. 1SD1
Mr. I, HinK'liiH, who haa been living
on the liitrbree pluee, han uiuvihI to
iiih new noiiieon I-oel liwk,
IMm1, at the nwldemv of her imrentM
near Ug Fall t'rwk hriilK', or scarlet
jever. uHH siary Meltee, hhI 17 yearn
The iNreavetl family have the Hymia
thy of the entire eni'iiniunlty.
There h conHidenilile Bleknetw in thin
iwrt of the wmntn this auinnier. Mr,
Melki'n family am nearly ull siek with
searlet fever, and eonHltlemlile fear in
exprttwdl liy some that the fever will
Mr. A. Wheeler lifw still a largi ervw
ioKKUik uiuicr Jlr. J. li. Hills. Tlicv
arv now euttlmr on O. W. Dnirv's
plaee, and the wootU rlngr with the
stuMy stroke or the axmen and enwh
of fallliiit tiiiilvr. Mr. lltlLx infonns
your correapondent that he expeeU to
uc ueuny a monui yel in (n'tting out
tne amount of tlmlH-r aotight.
On hint WtHliuiHlay evenlnir oulte a
stonn paused over thla jmrt of the
country. The wind hlew with consid
erable foree and a heavy dtwh of rain
followed, accompanied hy conslderahle
hail, some of the stone belnar as linve
as nmrbles. Conslderablo damage waa
none to HtaiKiing grain hy breaking It
Hat to the ground.
Handsome Exempt Certificates.
The Euwne Fire Department haa
received two hundred very handsome
exempt flrenien'a certificate from Han
rranciMco. I liey cot tlie city I'M) anit
exprcNa charges. It Is a beautiful de
sign, and presents a handsome appear
ance when framed. The center panel
haa the blank ccrtitlcntc, and ttclow a
tire In progress and a hook and ladder
company and engine company fighting
t lie same, un the right ana left hand
panels arc the university buildings;
ust alaive the right imnel Is a correct
engmvlngof the Ueary acluxil house,
while on the other mile Is the city hall.
with firemen and apparatus Htauding
in lmnt or it. rite ton is surmounted
with the word "Oregon," and a lire-
limn being crowned with honors.
)-.. . ..
Again Insane. O. C. Shepherd,
who lives on Fifteenth street, waa ar
rested again Niturday afternoon on
complaint charging him with being
insane, lie was examined iwon. nioni'
Ing on the charge before Judge Kcott,
Medical Examiners Dm. Gill and Har
ris and Prosecuting Attorney Condon,
nd was pronounced Insane. Deputy
Slierlll' Croner ttmk the unfortunate
man to the asylum on the local train
He was committed to the asylum alxiut
six weeks ago, but the superintendent
dischanred hint after ono week's treat
ment as cured. It apcara that ho Is
subject to spells of Insanity and threat
ens at sucn times to Kin ins wne.
When he gets in the asylum he Imme
diately recovers. At the examination
this morning he claimed that he made
the threats and attempts merely to
scare his wife.
Pleased at Florence.
Geo. M. Miller writes the following
Flobkncb, Or., Aug. 8lb, 1891
H. Fkikmdlt. Edoink. Or..
Dear Sir. When I arrived here last night
th Board of Trad wa already assembled
in regular session and when tb telegram
from Mitchell wa read they gave three
routing cheer for Dinger Hermann and
oho II. Mitchell. There were over two
bnudred present at tbe meeting. Resolu
tion were voted thanking our public
servant and congratulating Lane oonnty
pon it narrow escape from the grasp of
uio. ai. uuxia.
Co. 0 Elictiom. Saturday evening ex-
Cspt. Bladden turned over to Lieut. Yoran
II tbe company property of Jo. U, O. .
O , hi term of enlistment having expired.
It will require an election oy tb company
to fill tb vacancy, Tb order for an election
must be mde by Col. Lovell, and tbe call
ill probably be made for soma date in
At Worn Dai add Nioht. The oompa-
ny.who are developing the quicksilver mine
on Coast Fork, have a day and night force
of men at work. Tb mine I evidently
meeting th eipectation of tboe interested
a they are developing it Terr fait, and will
aoon put on an extra Toroe of men.
Will Mors Htai J. W. Hanson, of
Fairbaveo, Wash., will oon move to Eu
gene, bringing hi large ttock of clothing
and gent furnishing good wltb bim. He
ill enter into a partnership wltb hi broth
er Edward here, and they will carry a first
clai ttock of good.
B. F. Finn 1
postmaster at Ihe Gate
CtMierls promote Dtrewtle. and
ovarcouiee FUluleucy, Constipation. Sour
Stomach, Diarrhcea, and Ferarlahne,
Thus th child is rendered healthy and it
sleep auktanrml, Casrtoria contains DO
Morphine or other narcotic property.
ffeMAri la M Mil AA.wlmA n t,htA PM IS
I recommend a a superior to any pnwcrlpUoa
knows to dm." H. A. inn, at. V..
m ForUaad Ate., BruoUra, W. T.
1 na, Cutoria la hit nrartJt. and find tt
apedauy adapted to arsctia ot childrao."
ALU. Hrmatncm, js. v.,
Wbl ad Avaw. Mrw Tort
Is Cdtaob Oo, TT Murray BC, K. T.
BURGLARY AT HARRISUl'RU.
The village of Harrlshurg, IS iiiIIch
down the truck from Kugcuc. was tin
scene of tt neat ulwe of hunrlarv Auir,
7,about U'o'cIik k, midnight whereby ()
w. liniiiili'iiliurg is loser tothetunouiit
oi atioui uioo.
Mr. Uraiidcuburg has his lewelry
store In one corner of May & benders'
general merchandise store, and prevl
ous to nml night carried a good uk
In Ills lino for a small town. .Now the
burglar carries the stock, or most of it
Every evening Mr. ltrandeiiburg
placed the more valuable part of It ii
iroods In a small safe.
ihe bunrlar or burulars gained ml
mission to the premises by cliiulilngou
top oi tne uuiuiing, a one story nricK
aud cutting out a hole through the ti
and nsf sutllciently large to admit the
body or a man: then they fastened
hummock which they had stolen 1
the vicinity uiul slid down it into the
store room. A drill, which they li lt
behind, was then used aud iniwder in
troduced, when Utcsitfcdoor was blow
open, fcieverul purtles heard the eX'
plosion, but paid no attention to it,
The burglars, it is thought there
were two ot them, then emptied
the sale and show cases ol all
their contents. The oulv article luisM-d
from the merchandise store waa btowu v
lis aud It is probable thut the tbiovi
loaded tbe plunder into it. There was
about $100 in coin in the tale, S07 of which
Delonged to a poor widow woman, who bsd
been saving a long time to secure that
amount, and who broke iuto tears when m
formed of the loss to which she had bt eu
llarrubura hns no tiiuliUstch aud Ihe
burglar worked witn but but little uhauce
of being detected . WomI was fouud ou the
jigged edges of the tin uu evidence tlml oue
ol luein bad cut bis baud.
tk-veral atrauue men had been eeu in
aud adjuiuiug tbe town the day previous to
tne roDuery, out wboever tne liurulunt were
they lift no clue to tuuir ideutity.
Wanted to Die.
Albany Democrat, Aug. 7th.
Shortly alter o'clock liujt eveuiug Mis,
J. U. Cherry on goiug to the room of her
daughter, fctha, fuuud ber lyiug on Ibe bed
with her eyes rolled upwards aud a it iu
gouy, A bottle of carbolic acid wa on the
stand beside her, and a note by it, stating
that ou acoount of unkind treatment she
wanted to die and hence had oouoliuled lo
oomiuit luioide. A doctor wa called ud
an emelio administered. In the uieautiuie
the eutire neighborhood had been aroused
and great excitement prevailed aa it was
thought the child would die. it wa a gu
nine .uicide soene. Miss Elba didu't die.
Th fact is she bad not even taken the car
bolio tcid, there being no eigne of it iu her
moutb, nor absence of It from tbe bottle
It is possible the bad intended to, and Ihe
matter had worktd on her mind so much
that she may have imsglued she bad. Of
course, she came to all right aud didn't die.
Mia Elba, just previous bad been with Ihe
orowd at Leak' car, and wa talking with a
young man when her father came up and
told her it wa lime to go home, which Ihey
did, and immediately alter reaching home
tbe affair happened. Some ot the young
men intimated the Intended luioide was
caused by jealousy. Klht undoubtedly bad
naa been treated well by ber parouts, io
that the affair presents some complicated
aipeot. ine real cause we are informed,
wa because ber pareut very properly re
fused to allow her to go wilb all the boys
tie wished lo.
HOHfsEN IN TI1K MKWi:it.
Wid MeG lice's team fell Into the
sewer last Haturduy, on Pearl street,
near the residence of William I'resum
He was scrapiug the dirt back Into the
ditch, when by some means one of the
Horses sh'piied Into the sewer aud
pulled the other in on ton of him. The
sewer at this point being some ten feet
deep it took aliout a dozen men to lift
the horses out. They were only slight
A man uy the name of Jones, who
was aiding in lifting the horses out of
the sewer, received a kick in the fore-
heuu rrom ono or the horses, cutting
the. skin sliirhtly. This Is tho oulv
sewer accident thut has hapiH'iied. It
created conslderablo excitement for a
Aix a Divoaci. The partiei in tbe fol
lowing report, taken from the Oregonlan.
are well known in Eugene: "Minnie Ilick-
etbier ttks for a separation from Gustavut
II. Hlckethier to whom ihe wa mariied at
Eugene in 1881. Sh allege all manner of
ill treatment from bim, such a pounding
her with a broom, hitting her with bi fist,
kicking ber and beating her with a chair.
olten resulting in ber being confined to her
bed for day at a time. lie haa, also, called
ber tb usual list of obroene epithets. She
ayi (he hat bought and paid for the furni
ture of their home at 3CG, 0 itreet, end bat
for a long time inpported herself and chil
dren. She claims that liicketbier own Ihe
marble work at Washington street, and is
worth no let than tY.OOO, Including bi
book account. Bhe accordingly pray for
a divorce, luitabl alimony and lha custody
of their minor children."
Ntw Bairoa Nksdid. Cottage Orov
Leader: A new bridge is badly needed np
Coast Fork, neir Taylor'. Th bridge at
this place washed out a year ago last win
ter, and 1 vary much needed to be rebuilt,
especially in the winter a the river get
up so high itoiu't be forded. This mat-
trr should D attended to it once, as winter
will soon bj ber. Tbe road commission
er of that district should apply to th
county commissioner, for an appropriation
for this purpose.
Osi Township SuavxTXD.ColtueGrove
Leader: Mr. Bert Collier returned from
lb mountain Monday, having just finish'
ed surveying one of Ibe township of bis
contract. II will return in a few day to
commence on the second one. Mr. W. M.
Bushby who baa a contract for on town
ship there, alio came down, and went to
NVbama. Mr. B. ay it will Uk bim two
week to finish bit contract.
IIoiikmia Mines. The old Knott
mill is being moved and sot In (xwltion
for business, nave Murmey went up
from Cottage (irove Monday with Dr.
Taylor ami will siiiicrihtciid the mov
ing of the old mill, which they exjs.-'t
to have in running order in a few
weeks. They will work the ore from
the "Annie"' mine.
Junction Hotel. Hriek Is being
lelivered on the ground for the new
Junction hotel. The numons com
menced work on the building lust
Dr. Oglettby is erecting a neat resi
dence at Cottage Grove.
A good (even room ho nee; hard finished
la good location. For particulars inquire
at this office.
Real Estate Transfer.
Issue Hrittot? to E J Frasier and T
Kerry, 240 lots iu Fiaaier & Uy laud's ad
union; s, JO.
E J Frnlipr and T 11 Berry lo Mablf
Berry, 10 lots in Frimier & Hvlaud'saddi
Juri'tta A Lowery to C II Lowery, lot f
nun iu, uioot ii, in 1 ackaid I addition
TGHetidrlcka lo Ma B H.ndrltks, It
3, and 40 let I on south side of lot 2, iu
fractional block 2. iu Whiteaki-r's addition
and 7 fi'el along west end of laid lot ; tl.
air At K t ik to K J Fras er. lot 1G.
block 111, iu Frasicr A Hy land's addition,
WW Moore to M A Uunsaker. 100x105
(cot on Soulh Willamette itreet; f 1 500
V S lo Virgil VV Uarhbamer. 89 teres in
tpltl i, rlw;$200.
Urnnt Harrison to W E Coffin, vi aorei In
tp ui s, i , w; l'j,r)l.
O A 0 It H to L W Tost, 40 acres In Tp
iu n iv i vr ; iu.
iNtini Ediuinson to Eunimma F.ilmin-
son, i,o iu acres in rp u o H 4 w ; f ;ri,uoo
J b Poland, Kueri tt. to E C Smith
30xM) feet on Ihe corner of Oak aud Seveutb
w C Mattiu to Jatuei M Martin. I acre In
ip .ii,ij w; flu.
Urnnt Uarrison to A McN. Harrison. 80
acres in to vu . r 4 w: fsoo.
J 1 liarbro to L A llarbre. 201. G5 acie In
ip in s, r l w; i:)bO.
Jut M Martin, Adtnr, lo W 0 Martin. 80
acres in tn il s, r 3 w; f'JoO.
Asel u Patterson lo E J Fiaaier. 207 aores
III l) 13 I, f II t; foOOO.
A Union Endeavor Meeting1.
A union nieetliiir of the Endeavor
societies of Eugene was held nt the
.Meiiiotiist I'.plscoiml church Hundnv
evening to listen to the report of Miss
;ioertn Miciion. the de eiriito to the
national convention recently held nt
MinueaiKills. The church was crowd
ed to its utmost limit.
Miss Shelton occupied aliout an hour
recounting the work of the convent ion.
giving iu detail the plans proposed and
(UKciiKscu. i ne undress was listened to
with marked attention.
Hhort addresses were made bv Itev.
N. M. Allev. of tln Dii-lullim r'.l.nr. l,
endltev. D. A. Wattera, of tho M. E.
The niiislo was exivllcnt. the choirs
of the several churches having Joined
one grand choir of one hundred
voices. ISo services where held iu the
Runaway. While driviDB down Eleventh
street Friday, August 7tb, Major L. D. For
rest horse became frluutoued at a itreet
oar and ran awar, throwing Ihe Major out
aud bruising him up somowbst, but th
home etoaped injury.
tHtBirr'BALi.BberitTNoland Sat. af
ternoon at at I o'clock sold at HheritT' sal
tbe W. G. Purkerson farm, consisting of
,0211.82 acrui to Ballour. Guthrie A. Co..
Ibe judumeut creditor!, fur the turn of
AaoTnKR ADDrrtoH. We understand that
Dr. T. W. Hhellon intend platting the
soulh lide of hi Skinner Uutte property in
iue near luiure,
Ovsa 2.000 liuHHKLs, We uud e r s t a n d
that Jsmua Luper, near Irving, has already
threshed over 4,000 bushel of grain, it
D. W, Eaves of Eugene ha been ap
pointed a uotary public by the Governor.
The body of Miss Nellie Boise, who wa
drowned al llwaco, wa recovered Saturday
Prof. J. A. Sibbitt of Juuotlou City, ha
been engaged as teacher by Ihe Gervais
KoHcburg has adopted plans for a sew
r submitted by Joseph G. Kelley. of
Tho frame of Hcnator Veatch'a flour
ing mill at Cottage Grove haa been
raised by the carpenters.
Tbe Douglas County Farmers Alliance
ha passed resolution denouncing proposed
improvement to th county court house.
Good weather stain snd the farmers are
busy In the harvest fluids. Monday
heard Ihe hum of many threshers and before
many day tb golden grain will begin to
pour into Ibe mill and warehouse.
Floyd Vanuhau brings ua apecltnen of
white Canadian barley raised by bim . It I
n excellent producer snd io demand for
brewing purpose. From two bushel
which fa purchased for f 4 he expects to
thresh nearly 100 bushel.
Hpokano Ilevlcw: In Kittitas county
tho range Is almost exhausted, and
ven In the mountains the lurge flocks
of sheep are rapidly destroying the
lusturnge. ine nope or tne country is
n reclaiming: the land thus left iiructl-
cully desert by Irrigation.
Statesman: F. J. Miller, clerk of th
board ot railroad commissioners, is busily
engaged in taking care of the mass of pa
per whieb bav accumulated In that oflice
urlng Ibe last Ove years, t'revlou to
thi there wa no lyttem of filing tbe pa
pers, aud tbey wire scattered here and
there, without any attempt at keepiug
Ibem in order.
There is considerable good lente In th
following which we dipped from a Kansas
exchange: "A real estate agent at Topek
ued (or commistion ou a sale he brought
about. The jury were evidently men that
understood business, as tbey brought In a
verdict against him on tbe grounds that be
bad uo advertisement in any paper and had
no priuted letter heads, cards, eto., he wa
not a real estate agent." Union Soout.
It Is rumored that the railroad eating
tation will be removed from Siason to
Dunsmnir, o gain time, ai tbey have to
top is minute lo change engine, snd
then 25 minute al Siason for dinner. By
aviog tbe eating bouse at Dunsmnir they
ill gun io minutes. xreia union.
Ashland Tiding: Boadmaster Lawton.
ho wa up tb road last Sunday, reports
at tbe railroad folks arc contending with
big slidn about two miles and a bait north
West Fork, that keeps 100 men busy to
prevent it from covering th track. There
are tevenl acre of tuna that are inclined
slide and ol nnkojwu depth. However,
ere is not much danger of the train being
clayed by it, but a 100 mn is all that can
be worked at a lime, it i giving them
somewhat of a steady Job.
Tb Bible contain 3,5C6,480 letter.
773,705 words, 31,173 verse, 1,139 chap
ter and 66 book. Tb shortest verse it
tbe 30th verse of the lltb, ebsplerof 8t-
obn. The word sod occurs 46,276 time.
The word Lord occur 1,855 time. Th
word Reverend occur but one. The
l vers of lb 7th chapter of Ezra eon-
tain all lb letter of th alphabet except
J. The longest verse U thetfih vera of
8th chapter of Esther. Tbere are bo
word or names of more than six syllables.
Assignment and Salaries.
' Tbe following are the assignment and sala
ries of teacher in School District No. 4:
D. V, S, Ueid, Superintendent; salary,
f 1,1)00 per year.
Grade, Teacher. monlb.
Kirst, Emma Chase. t.r0 00
Woud, Jeuni McClure 60.00
Third, Anna Tavlor..
fourth. Osie Walton
fifth , Carrie 8. Hall
Sixth, Augusts Patterson
Seventh, Sue West
First, Mar K. Peterton. ...
Secoml, Jennie Anderson 40.00
fbiid, Eugenia Johnson 40.00
Fourth, Ada Sharpies 40 00
Fifth, Mary E. Poller 40.00
Sixth, llattie Dickinson 40.00
Seventh, Anus Whiteaker 60.00
Principal, Jos. Widmer CO. 00
TKltM OF WHOOU
The directors have decided to open
school for the year on Monday, bep
Ir. MclUurlry Uead.
After weeks of snflVrintr. eudured Calient-
ly, Dr. W. T. McMurlry expired at hi
home on Olive Street In Eugene Sunday
afternoon about 3 o'clock. Several montbi
siuce he became aware Ibat pitiless cancer
was eating iuto tbe base of his tongue. Lit
tle hope was held out by the physi
cian of Eugene, and he concluded to go
lo Portland and have an operation per
formed. Thi wa done but the relief waa
only temporary and he came home to die.
! or several week past It wa with great
difficulty that he could swtllow. Death win
dually caused by tbe eating awny of an ar
tery, tbe hemorrhage that ensued lasting sev
eral hour Wore death supervened.
Dr. W. T. McMurtry was born in liar
monsburg, Crawford county, Pa., June 8,
ibj(, and at tne time ol bis death wa M
years, 2 month and 1 day of age. He lerved
wo year in Ibe federal army during tbe
war of the rebellion a aurgeon of tbe llllh
Pennsylvania volunteers. He came to Ore
gon four year ago locating at Sellwood,
near Portland, where be practiced one and
a half years since which lime he ho resided
in tiiiene. la lS'JO be wot the Deniocratio
candidate for coroner of Lane county but
wsi defeated by a small majority. A wid
ow and a ilep daughter are the only rela
tive living here.
Dr. MuUurtry was a genial whole souled
gonllcmen devoted to nil profesilon, and
those with whom be came in contact will
always remember him with kindly feelings.
ibe remain of Dr. W, i. McMurtry were
interred in theMatonio cemetery Tues after
noon with tbe impressive A. F. A A. M.
ceremonies. Tbe pall bearers were: Drs.
Pain. Shelton. Kuvkeudall. MoCornack.
Prentice snd Harris.
Drowned M l lalsop.
Mn. Jennie M. Parker, wife of P. M.
Parker, proprietor of the Astorlan. wa
drowned at Clatsop Beach Sunday while
bathing in the ocean. A big excursion came
down from Astoria in the morniug, and ful
ly 1.000 people were present a moment after
the tocident happened. The drowned wo
man's husband and family weie on tbe beach
at the time of the drowning, and teldom is
witnessed a (adder light than that which
threw a gloom over the beholders when Ihe
news was conveyed to the father and moth
erleuohildron. Mr. Parker had just oouie
out of a bathing tent, preparatory to joining
hit wife in the mrf, and when he learned
the dread new he seemed itunued and
dated and bowed down with a sorrow tbe
greatest that mortal ever knew. He walked
to and fro on tbe beach, looking oat on the
oruel waves that had tuken from him a wile
and helpmate of more than ordinary worth.
Mrs. Parker bad been a resident ot Astoria
for more than nine years, snd bad a boat
of frleudi, who will mourn her lots.
The liody f anaa.
Astobia. Aug. 10. Th bod ot Mn.
Jennie M. Parker, who was drowned at
Clatsop yeiterday, wa found at 10:30 this
morning on the rocks that jut out from the
hore below tbe oove at tbe Seaside bouse,
over a mile from whire h sank from light
yesterday afternoon, by her husband who
had kept eeaaeles patrol of the beach . The
body was tenderly lifted from the sharp
rooks, which had bruited and disfigured the
floe, and conveyed to Austin's, and in tbe
afternoon brought np to this oity. Mable
Parker, the 18-year old daughter, who was
on the beach and witnessed the drowning,
ba been leemlngly insensible linoe the tad
affair, and rocki to and fro with an awful
expreesion on her face, It is feared her
reason has been dethroned.
Lightning' Deadly Flash.
The detrucllv work of the lightning was
felt Wednesday afternoon at Monmouth,
when it struck and set fire to a barn be-
onging to Juue Heluike. The lightning
struck the building in the top and in a few
momenta the entire structure wa in names.
Tbe mow contained forty ton of hay which
wa consumed wltb ill other content of
Wben tbe lain was pouting down i s
hardest, a young man, named Dolmiter.
rode into the barn on a horse. He bad no
sooner got inside the door than the build
ing wa struck. Tbe lightning stunned
him but he recovered himself in time to get
ont of the way of tbe fire. Tbe horse did
not get away and wa burned with tbe barn.
AkTicus or Imcobpoiatio. Article of
Incorporation were filed in the Count
Clerk's office Monday afternoon by the
Springfield Improvement Company. Capi
tol stock, fllOO.OOO. Incorporator!, W. J.
Piogra, O. W. Larrlson and A. O. Eckle
son. Location of principal office, Spring
field, Oregon. Object: To engage and deal
in ail kind of real estate, personal property;
to own, ran and lease water power; operate,
build and control eaw, ibingle and plan
ing mill; to manufacture all kinds of wood
en ware; tooonitruot, operate and maintain
street oar line and railways; to own and
deal in timber and ail kind of buildinp.me
teriala; to own, build, lea and rent build
ings, bouses, store and hotel.
At thi Caxkmy. Workmen are busily
ngsged putting In the evaporator at the
Eugene cannery. Over 6000 feet of 1 Inch
pipe will be n led for the eoil through
which the it am passe, to produce tbe hot
air. A wooden conductor about 60 feet
high for tbe eecap of tbe hot air after nae
l being built. Th 10 horse engine now in
nse will be exchanged for a 25 horse io
famish the additional power required by
tbe evaporator. A fruit aaaorter ha been
purchased that will do Ihe work of twenty
persons or ling fruit. It divide tb fruit
into five grade. Peaches are expected in
about 10 day when everything will be run
to tb full limit.
Elxctid Ttrtoa. Mark Bailey, Jr., of
thi oity, ba been elected tutoi of the State
University of Washington, at an annual
salary oi $1,400.