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About Grant County news. (Canyon City, Or.) 1879-1908 | View Entire Issue (March 27, 1880)
He Brant Connty Ms,
Saturday Morning, Mar. 27, 1880.
The Grant County News is regis
tered at the Post-Office at Can
yon City as second class mail
MATTER j according to law.
CANYON CITY LODGE, NO. 34,
A. F. aod A. M., holds its regular
Communications on the JSaturday even
ing of or next preceeding the full moon
in each month, at seven and half o'clock
HOBAII LODGE, No. 22. I 0. 0.
P., meets every Thursday evening
at their Lodge Room in Canyon City.
Visiting brothers are invited to attend.
By Order of N. G.
MOUNTAIN VIEW LODGE, No.
33. 1. 0. 0. P., Prairie City, Ore
gnn, meets every Saturday Evening.
Mem hers of the order are invited to
attend. . By order of the N. G.
JOHN DAYLODCIK No. 80, 1. 0. G.
T., meet5 every Saturday evening at
their Lodge Room in Canyon Ci'y, Ogn.
Visiting members are invited to attend.
By order of the Lodge.
Mr. J. II. B ate 6, Newspaper Ad
vertising Agent, 41 Park Row (Times
Building), New York, is authorized to
contract for advertisement in The
Grant CuUntvNkws at our best rate.
School Superintendent's Annual
Whole number of organized Districts
in this C'unty, 22. Number of Dis
tricts reportitig, 22. Numb-r of per
son between 4 and 20 years sesiding in
this CnunJy, mules, 523, females, 507.
trtal, 1030 Number of pupils enroll
ed in Public Schools during tie vcur
between 4 and 20 year of age, male.",
229, females 2:J0, total, 4GS. Average
daily attendance, 3-13. Number cf
Teach' rs mployed in tne Public
Schoo's durinir the year endinir March
olt, 1879, males, l!3, Iphi .Irs. 7, t-al,
33. Number cfapplicants for 'JVicher's
Certificates, males 10, females, 7, total,
17. NuniMer nf Teach .ts employed
holding First Grade Cortilic itis, tunics
7, fennil.'.-, 3. total, 10. Number f
Teaehers holdiuir Sec md Gride C.u-rifi
cates males, 0, females, 4, t- t-1, l l.
Number of IVaehers mplovoil hold W2
Third Grade Ceit'iio it-", mal--., . fe
male.?, , fc.til, . Numb r of pupils
enrolled in Private School-; duriuir tie
year, males, 24, fbiii'df:-, 21, ttal, 45.
Number f children not a't.nditig ivw
school during the year between 4 and
20 years of age, males, 270, females
247, total, 517. Number of Teachers
employed in the Private .Schools dur
ing the ) car, males 1, females, 3, total,
1. Averase No. of month Public
School have been tauiihr, during veir
i this eo'inty, 4 Number ofmoutln
Vivute Schools have been tiUidit in
his county during the year, 18. Nutn
lW of Private Schools which have been
tlught in this county during the year,
4i Numoer of School Houses built
(jiriug the year, 1 frame. .Number of
Aihool Houses in the county. 7 lo,r l.'J
ilime. Etimat d value of S houl
Itm'-es including Schro! II ous grounds
$1,350 00. Ivtiinatcd value of the
sliool furniture ! c longing to the .school
blue, SG35 00. Estmmrcd valiu of
aaratus including maps globes.
elr:s, school tablet, etc., $121. Av
erjge amount of salary paid male teach
orlper month in the Public Schools
duting the year, S53 73. Average
anjlunt of salary paid female teachers
pef month in the Public Schools durin
the year, $47 ,62 J. Number of giaded
scljools in the county, 1, teachers em
ployed, 1, pupils attending, 61.
jTew Sign. The News Office now
hoists of a new sign. Mr. Sam.
Sicd painted it and it is a "daisy. "
People can now find the printing of
fice when they want to subscribe or
get advertising or job work done.
Iggs, butter, wood, potatoes,cash,
gram, silver and gold will be receiv
ed on subscription at the News of
fice Judge Sels has put down a new
Kide-w&lk in front of his brewery.
A new puzzle has sprung into prom
inence. The puzzle consists in a series
of 15 little squares of wood all number
ed from 1 up to 15. The puzzle con
sists in getting the 15 numbers stamp
ed on the squares, to come out in regu
lar rotation, from 1 to 15. The box is
made so as to admit of 4 squares in a
line, the last line having three numbers
and one blank space in it which is to be
used to move in. The numbered squares
should be placed in the box at randon
and then they are to be maneuvered
around without removing from the box
until they stand as follows: 1, 2, 3, 4,
on the first line; 5, C, 7, 8, on second
line; 9, 10, 11, 12, on the third line;
and 13, 14, 15, on the last line.
It will be noticed that in our adver
tisement in tho Weekly Statesman for
the transportation of supply stores to
the several military posts thrt Fort Har
ney is included in the list. This does
I not look as if that post was to beaban-
; doned for the present Boise States.
The Democrats of Baker County
have nominated the following ticket:
Representatives, A. J. Lawrance and
L. B. Rinehart; Sheriff Wallace Tra
villion; Clerk, Tom Parker; Treasur
er, H. C. Paige; Assessor, David
llankin; School Superintendent, J.
A. Jayton; Commissioners, Lreo.
Chandler, and AY. S. Glenn; Sur-
vcvor, C. L. Means.
Died. At Mountain Creek, this
county, on the 18th inst., Mr. A.
McNeil. He had been to a neigh
bor's and on his way homo fell from
his horse dead. He was an old set
tler and well known in this vicinity.
The following persons have either
subscribed or renewed their subscrip
tion to Tin: News since last issue:
H Olp, Jas. Cleaver, R. Morehead,
and Wm. Armstrong.
Married. At Prairie Citv, on the
18th inst., Mr. Isham Laurance to
Miss Whittier. We wish them joy.
The week just past has jiresented
all kinds of weather in this county.
To-morrow is easier Sunday.
Wk uro informed that a school ex
hibition will be nven at Pr.iirie City
on next Fridav evening.
The shop of llerpi'er it Reamer, of
John Day, was damaged by fire last
Tue.;dav morning to the amount of per
We are informed that Mr. J. J.
Roberts, a driver on The Dalles &
Baker City Stage Line, knocked a
dancing master off of the stage, re
cently It seems that Prof. C. B.
Bailey was hying to "bum" a ride
and as Roberts was looking out for
the interests of the company, he
"punched him one." Canyon City
people got "punched" to the tune
of a jrood manv dollars bv the same
The horses that Ed. Stenger lost,
and the ones that were advertised a
few weeks ago, are marked as fol
lows: One bay horso with a circle
bar on the left shoulder and C. P.
on the left hip; the other was a black
with a circle bar on the left shoul
We have received calls this week
from Mrs. Wm. Bonham, H. Olp,
Wm. Luce, B. Lofton, Jas. Cleaver,
Wm. Armstrong, John Mulcare and
James Robinson. Call again friends.
We notice the following gentlemen
in town for a few days past: Paul
Richter, R. C. Williamson, E. Schutz
C. W. Dagget, Sam. Carpenter, Mr.
Cabel and several strangers whom
we have not yet learned the names
Dandelion for tho liver.
We received a pleasant call yester
day from Mr. Doran. He has been
teaching school in Happy Yalley and
gave general satisfaction. The ait.
Vernon district would do well to em
ploy him to teach the summer school.
He holds a first class certificate and
we should like to see him a teacher
in our county.
A young man by the name of Frank
Wheeler shot and killed a blacksmith
by the name of Chas. Taylor, at Al
bany, last week. Taylor used to work
at Baker City and was quarrelsome
when drinking. His wile left him
some time ago aod returned to Albany,
her home, and when Taylor returned
there some tale bearer told him Wheel
er had been intimate with his wife;
and he went after Wheeler and the re
sult is as stated.
Chief Ouray, at the session of the
house committee. March 29th, refused
to answer questions, as did also his
wife. For awhile Jack, another TJte.
was ignorant of English and couldn't
understand, but suddenly broke out in
that tongue and protested his ignorance
of the Thornburs: fijht and Meeker
massaore. The committee told Ouray
that they were friendly to him and
that he must tell all he knew.
Monday, while Mr. John Brooks
and M. R. Savage, of Howell Prairio
were out deer hunting, the latter gen
tleman was accidentally shot by the
former. The bullet struck a hazel
limb and glancing struck Mr. Savage
in the top of the rhht shoulder and
came out just under the arm. The
wound, though a painful one, is not con
The Inland Empire says: Heavy ex
plosions hare been heard close to town
for the jiast week, occasioned by blast
ing out a new foundation for the new
machine and cur shop of tho Oregon
Railroad and Navigation Company.
The wheels and running gear of the
cars will begin as soon as the shops are
A total of 338 shares repcesenting
$17,800 has heen taken in the Wasco
Academy, to be located at The Dalles.
About $7,000 will be expended on
buildings and the residue of the $20,
000, which will compose the entire
st ck. will be held in reserve for th
necessary equipment of the school.
A brutal child-whipper flourishes in
Pomeroy. He should bu proa.ptlv in.
dieted and given the full extent of the
Eight hundred men are at work be
tween Wallula and Colio, on the road,
and more are being set to work as fast
as they can be obtained.
The timber for the bridges at the
Deschutes, John Day and "Umatilla
liveis. and Willow creek, is bi'ing rap
idly dolivered by the contractors
Mr. Peter Amev, a veteran of the
war of 1812, died at Nice, New York,
on the 5th instant, at the advanced age
of 90 years
A meeting of the Grant county
Agricultural and Stock Association
will be held at the court house in
Canyon City, Ogn., this (Saturday)
evening at 7 o'clock, for the purpose
of electing officers and transacting
such other business as may be nec
essary. B. C. TROWBRIDGE.
The Republican County Convention
will he held at Canyon City, on Thurs
day, April 15, 1880, at 10 o'clock a. m.
Texas highwaymen are robbing
parties of traveling camps, but one
ctimp fired on the marauders and
shot one robber and killed one horse.
The highwaymen got away.
Prince Alexander of Hesse, the
czar's brother-in-law, has arrived at
Berlin from St. Petersburg with a
mission from the czar to Emperor
William, for completing reconcilia
tion between Russia and Germany.
The board of ward presidents of
the workingmen's party of San Fran
cisco passed resolutions denouncing
the sentences of Kearney and Gan-
non as outrageous, and charging the
police judga with permitting himself
to be used by the enemies of the
More Masonic emblems have been
discovered at Alexandria, Egypt, in
the foundation work of the great
obelisk to be sent to America, that
Mr. Zola, a Mason of highest rank,
believes will bear out all existing
Masonic emblems and furnish a key
to prove the obelisk to have been a
Masonic edifice, and also to throw
light upon Masonry in ancient Egypt
and settle the controversy upon the
early religious systems of Egypt.
From The Standard.
Democratic primaries at Alleghahy
City, Pa., were overwhelming for Til
den DeLessops'-has been banqueted at
the Palace hotel by the citizens of San
The water power at St. Anthony's
falls, Minnesota, has been sold for $450,
000. The republican delejiateB to Chicago
from Indiana count 8 for Blaine and 5
A Hendricks boom has been organiz
ed in Washington and a Hendricks
club and bureau opened.
The pope, while not approving, will
submit to the expulsion of the Jesuites
The trades' assembly at St. Louis
have petitiened Congress in favor of
eight hour rule for labor.
The Oxford-Cambridge boat race, on
the Thames, had to be postponed on ac
count of a heavy fog.
Striking negroes have stripped eigh
teen plantations in Louisiana, aod were
arrested by state artillery.
There has been a tireatTioy, N. Y.,
that has caused several thousand dollars
loss of property.
Hartman denies that he ever confess
ed to being concerned in the attempt
on the life of the czar at Moscow.
Afghan afiairs continue to be mud
died and that country and Persia are
now negotiating together for something.
At Ephrates, Pa., nbout thirty pr
sous were injured by the floor ot a pub
lic hall giving way during a peiform
ance. Grant is prepartng to leave Mexico,
having iinished sight seeing, and now
the people there are getting ready to
give him a good send off.
IIouscs are in demand and none to
rent at Walla Walla.
A soldier was knocked down and
robbed of S45 at Walla Walla case of
The Yakima Record says there is not
a vacant house to bo had there for love
Farmers in Yakima valley have been
plowing vigorously since tho ground
has thawed out.
Washington Territory people are
earnestly debating the herd law, fence
or no fence, is tho text of the argu
At the late Lrwiston city election
all the city council were re-elected,
save one, and they mado him mayor.
The Idahoan says the Boise valley,
sixty miles in length, is being brought
into successful cultivat.on and proves
Pat Gillispio beat his wife with a
flat iron and sho went back on the flat
iron and Walla Walla justice by refus
ing to complain of bim.
Cattle men of Yakima valley talk
of selling 2,000 head of cattle to Lang
it Ryan to be driven to Sweetwater
and sold at market rates.
The Lewiston Teller says snow is
twenty-fire feet deep in the mountains
in places, aud when it melts very high
The citizens of Pataha prairie, near
Dayton, W. T., have held an indigna
tion meetinS to denounce the new as
sessment law of Washington Teirito.
Pension claim agents are trying to
oust the commission of pecsions, Bent
ly, and it id said they have the com
mittee on pensions in their favor,
A grand scheme for colonization of
northern Mexico is being organized at
San Antonia, Texas, which, if success
ful, will settle the border question.
Senator Ben Hill is having trouble
to keep out of the way of Jessie Kay
mond and her baby that she says is his
baby. Papers ore full of scandal.
Mrs. Christiancy tells horrible
tales of the rich old Michigan sena
tor she married, who was sent min
ister to Borne. She says he beat
her, takes opium, is a drunkard, etc.,
and his friends say he is a good old
Columbia Elver Bar.
This subject is agita'ing the mindf
of the people of Oregon to a great ex
tent, and remind one of the time when
Capt Fads constructed the jetties in
the Mississippi riven But all thsse
topics of the day are thrown in the
shade since the introduction of the eel
ebrated Obegon Kidney Tea. Tha
first case it has failed to cure in com.
plaints of the kidney and blndder, is
yet to bo heard from.
Should ho without a bottlo of that
great Spring regulator, Dr. Hhdb's
Golden Blood Syrup. A dose will
keep papa, mamma and all the ba
bies in good health.
Thorfi have been strikes at thd
railroad workshops at Sedalia, Mo.,
and others in that vicinity, and sev
eral railroads have acceded to tho
demands of laborers.
Kearney seems to be still out on
bail and made things rattle vicious
ly at the sand lot on Sunday, but
managed to use language that could
not be called incendiary.
The rumor that Judge Hunt was
to retire from the supreme bench
and be succeeded by Senator Ed
munds is followed by the report that
Hunt has concluded not to resign
until Hayti's term is over; so Conk
lin can get another New York man
For the Office of Sheriff.
Canton City, Ogn.,
- Feb. 19th, 1880. )
I respectfully announce myself as
a Candidate for the office of Sheriff
for Grant County, subject to the de
cision of the Democratic County
Convention. Yery Bespectully,
O. P. CKESAP.
For the Office of Treasurer.
I hereby announce myself as a
Candidate for the office of County
Treasurer for Grant County, subject
to the decision of the Democratic
W. H. CLABK.
Canyon City, Eeb. 19th, 1880.
Fanners desiring seed wheat can
purchase the White Australian of
Ithe undersigned. It is No. 1 wheat
and seeders should secure their seed
while it is to be had.
OYEBHOLT & MULDBICK.
TAKE WARNING I
TAKE WARNING 1
All those who have received the
Grant County News one year on
time will please TAKE NOTICE
That unless they pay their Subscrip
tion by tho time the year expires the
paper will be discontinued to their
THE YEAR EXPIBES
THE YEAR EXPIRES
Mrs. W. H. Clark would respectful
ly announce to the public that she
now prepared to teach
PRACTICAL DRESS CUTTING.
All persona desiring to learn would
do well to avail themselves of tho op
portunity. Her price for instructions
are reasonable. A chart free to all.
Canyon City, March 26tb, 1880.-tC
Notice of Final Settlement.
The undersigned Administrator of
the Estate of Israel "Wilks, deceased,
hereby gives notice that he has filed
his final account in said estate in the
County Court of Grant County, Or
egon, and that Tuesday the 4th day
of May, 1880, at 10 o'clock, A. M. ,
has been appointed by the Hon. Gr.
I. Hazeltine, Judge of said Court, as
the time for hearing objections to
said final account and the settlement
Administrator of the Estate of Israel
n51-n3. "Wilks, deceased-
Canvon City, March 24th, 1880.