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Grant Co. News.
November 10. 1SS7
Town is lively in consequence i
Atie-ml the hall at John Day
Xorih Fork is well represented
in the way of jurors rfnd witness
as. Oar. Pannoyer's ThnnkBgiving
Koetamaiior; shows courtesy to
Barnard MeGirr ha been
grunt! a license to wed Nanev
Fr first-elas apples at reason
able ntiva call on Mrs. Keilv on! Quite a rain Saturday night,
Pitfbd Hill. 'M
Tlemeiulr tin? supper to-mor-wme
evening. I Jo ami thus ad
vance ike cause of education.
Tlie die is fflFi, but it is loo
enrly lo know whether or not Or- ,
VTpn k io njny lh-enwd whisky. 1
ivt-M j i i
Vtfiik' v.i town von wln do not
ttke tin- ;kaxt To. Xkwk eannol ' lw way Judge Inm dixrre i
wake a !iter invesiineut than of ease.-the lirst day, this term
lo sttWribe for it. f court will not continue, Ion,.
Parties !esinng the Improvid Peivons from the Harney val
81.101 Sewing Machine can ad- lv report times ginxl in that
te M. MH'Ai.u xr, John f?Wioit. and IkmuhIIcss illabe
Day, Agent for (Irani dainty. j j. xa Hudson has been grant.
Mefvrs. Ciu MlikfAiMl PhillhiM ed a license to reel in matrimo-
.tnlvtfl Last wi'ek from California.
U attend the Malum iv (iawne
fpatv Hiit in the 'Circuit courts.
Mr. Keilv. of North Fork, has
jnnfijiiasctl a band of !,XR) Wp
f VWIev Leliions fur Smith '
Mim. The price paid was $2 per , ()Ut of the entire panel ofjttr-lBd-
' ; trs onlv five were ttlscni at roll
iMwri Marshall whilchaulinir
goads last AVtH-k. had his wagon j
tnwituriKMl. which fell on him
nci wuiie iK;ar injuring him
The Haker i'iiy roller prtH-ess
Ikmring mills are turning out an
excellent quality tf Hour. You
who go ;t)road for Hour would'
kU we!! to buy at the Paker mills, j
Las4 ireek we said to run the
Indians out of the country, hut io
not hurt tlieiu; now we take it all
l iMjk. Kill tin pesky varmints:
they ait; becoming entirely too
i)r. Uin:.irs( of the Prairie
( ity Irug Stow. inriu his eus
totu!a, tlt' juhlie Iix general, and
all lovers of a fine cigar to call
ami sample his large stock just
At Prineville last Wi'ek the jurv
jim the case of Oregon vs. Todd
fTarkiiUngof Hrkekettnl Mitchell'
itol lmg since, beiiig out about
Mrir hours, returucd a verdict
L,-i--i' ofitn is
est. is mrt a he:ir. m-ifher is ewrv j
my of mek a ouatlz letlge. But
Akcr? ar nunilers of that same
m liiiis illahe. iwid time will sliow
yfinm llv.y contain.
Tuesday was a cold day for
-IMpall, ft the election generally.
W ilie prohibitory aiiK'iiduieni
!lHMl k?n o:i th.; linHiniains it
WotiM have 1kch ladly snowed
trntler. Gu.-ss it was anyhow.
Grant county and all ICastem
Oropsm has a hrijjht future in
view. Eastern Oregon is bound
to rlvai CoUirailo as a gold and
silver producing net-lion. Grant
tountj will contrii ute'her sh re.
judge lo;i rtnuk the John
Day valley in a torm last Sat
unlav o:i his wav to Canyon.
!o-.; Wv ma; farnirth hiiu good
wratiier in waten io iepan :u ie
cios of this session of Court.
Kdwrt titra2. w1hh address t)f l ,.(t,.r m:.jl faeiliti-s. From
is the county jail, was subjHrnatl Monument to Wagner, a distance
from Crook county as a wiiness , 0f .venty miles there is a good
ii the Todl can, but having ! wagon road., but no mail service,
previously 'rhhuP' a watch in : vrhih MonumenT- has a semi
Grant toirnty he was unahle to ; mn-klr mail from Canyon City,
attend the Court in Crook. As a coiHcuucnee the ieople of
Indians in Pcar vallcv recent -
Iv set liri" ti tm grass and burned
two .-tacks oi hav t etonging to
John Craddock". Tliev als4.camt
near 1 urnitiK tin- buildings ami
f-.. i- on th- ran h belonging to
j- - ;
).. -oftlH's.uaws in town last
te. k was highly educated, hav-
ing levelled over Germany and
y- ..;s ag.. but prtfers living with
h r p ole to travelling among
ti: rowiud h'atls of Euri.
A poor oiiLman agetl SO years ,
:.v totally liind. v.as in town 1
M.. iday for the purHWH of filing . c'artwriuht of the Pacific coast
on a hoiesc:'.rl in Harney valley. ' rwcntlv at Walla Walla.
We hojit- th.- old gentleman nifty a,rwj a.uut su V4.ars. .t. Port
live to r.v, up .:i his land ami . j.'" in 1S;H, K." lUit H. first
enjoy many y ars of hf.- Ksules. Mjjii dnirch largely l.v his
Those earl-mates which creai- own labor. Instead of attaching
ed such a stir in this neighbor- : himsidf to the new and ioor coni
lmod a hort time ;igj haw hoon muii'ty as a supjiorted parson, he
tiMtriraghly t. -ti ami found N. pet al iatt the business not only of
U., but iiitlH'U.rh many were j making his own support, but of
greatly li:-apH.mled thereat, it j creating a center of morality and
is not I .-era ting for Ukmu to sh ! intelligence. He arrived at the
down and rive up in dispair. ' site of the present village of Wil
Go 4mI titwl a quartz ledge, the bur in l"o with no othr re
iiKmntains are full tf them! sourets than health, imiustry and
Jfcjrrow a few dollars and go a good purpose. In live years he
roFpecting. Yours may be the he built a church and a school
;icky pick that will disclose the and made the town which was
source of all tin Canyon creek , built up about these institutions,
gold delimits. Slav with it. ! and which assumed and retains
Your regard is mil certain, but
;it is highly probable.
Please haul that wood you
promised the Xews.
No court last Tuesday. Ad
journed for the election.
The new two-cent stamps are
like the shamrock so recn.
to Murphy's and get your
watch repaired and cleaned. )')
For a fine quality of apples
cull at J. 31. Phillip?,' Canvon
Ed fs'ls writes from Forest
(J rove and wants the Nkws sent
Doc. llorsley has built a two
storv fence in front of his place
up the creek.
! Joaquin .Miller's i-on Hal is in
ijail in Nevada charged with
hut not sutUcient to start placer
Single copies of this paper li)
cents; three for a quarter, or
three dollars per year.
Harvev Ward, of Pock ercek.
Harney valley, has been granted
a" increase of ix-nsion.
nial harness with MisB Amanda
Some precincts in this county
lH'ld no eK'etion at all as the
in town atlenUi:g
call. Six were excused
Ju l llagu-wotd and (!ranville
Clark, tb.e two wheel-horses, have
Iveen appointed bailiffs for the
I'M Humison. of Salem, is up
on business. ' I lis parents ued
to live near Dixie, and Ed is in-
lerested'in the estate
Samuels' West Shore for Octo
ber is just issued, and is beauti
fully illusiraicd with Washing
ton Territory scenery.
Attend the ball Friday night.
Let not thai seven up game in
Chicago depress your mind, but
go and enjoy yourself..
Fire recently burned over the
greater jmrlion of Warner valley
in this county, destroying a large
scop-' of good winter stock range
It has been decided by the Su-
If "' -owl m San M-ancise.
that theaeknowledg.nen ofaleb
the statute ot hum::
A cond way has been found to
of the dreaded "Colum-
iver bar.1' A firm in Port
land is nieltins: it into "lass for
Ifianer Uxlge. A. (). P. W.
have secured the Court house ami
will give the Thanksgiving ball
there. The price of tickets ha
been fixed at -12.oU. Set ad.
Two sausage machines, two
salting vats, o.ie boiler and fur
iiac ami sundry articles for sale.
For particulars applv to Mrs...
11. Phillips, Canyon City. .V
It has Int'ii suggi'sted by a
North Fork sheepman that the
sttM-k injKi'ior must visit each
Ittcaltty in the amnty in peison
oiHi a year and not semi a depu
ty. How is the law m regard to
TIk Kopl' of liavstack coun
try, this count v. are sadly in need
Wagnvr have to send tbiir mail
matter via Arlington and Paker
lf 4 ) Vatiiltlfllllf fl !.. f l?
iP'taleaer io in- county sea
and receive an answer. A g.Kid
way to reduce the surplus m the
I . S. treasury wouhl be to lnstow
a few dollars of it upon Fastern
on.j,on jn tu. V.av f U-ltering
themail fin ilitits. t'itiwns. keep
s..miin,r iiions to ihe noslmas-
ler-general, until tie recognizer-
your claims. It is the olny way
you can htpe to accomplish ayy
ihing. Pvev. Father J. II. Wilbur, a
mimi'iT Methtxlist the Peter
his name, a center of the very
.Monday, 2fovc:ubcr 7th.
No. 1. V French, et nls vs J
W Scott, ot als. Set .for Wed
nesday. No. 2. F 1 Pineaison vs Wm
Axe. Ordered that an application
be made to substitute administra
tor. No .'J. E. C. Officer vs Murray
Bros.; motion ma-Jo lo file amend
ed complaint and for judgment.
No. f. Murray Pros vs li 0
Fidkorson. Dismissed at Plain
Xo. 7. T B Koen.-y vs Chus L
Wiiliamsand Chas II Leo. Judg
ment by default a d order of sale
of attached propei ty
Xo. S. FC Sebs vs W P Tod-hunter-
St-ttletl and dismissed at
plain tiiV's cost.
Xo. i). A Ilacheney vs Alfred
Ivy. Demmivr (.verruled, jtnlg
ment aaintit defendant for amount
pniycd fur, and tmler of sale of at
No. 10. Thus Bain vs W, John
son, etai. . By consent demurrer
overruled an 1 defcudai.t :d!owed
until Wednesday to loal.
No. 1(J. Fle. kenalien it .Mayer
vs S P Morgan. Judgment ns
prayed fur in com plain'.
No. 2l Censor & Pro vs John
Cat lor. Continued for the term
No. 20. VOOi-zad vs .lames
alon. Judgment by default and
order of sale of attached propt r'y.
iNo. 2,l 1L Ibd.n vs M F How
ard. Hotlb'd and dismissed at
No. 27. John Maishall vsliobt
Morehead, James F Cleaver and
M S Jieilman. JJeniurrcr over
! J Ilehnendach vs W P Gray.
Settled and dismissal at plaintiffs
Annie Gann vs A J (bum. Do
faidl entered upon personal scr
No. L Statu vs W V Brown.
: Continue 1 until next term. M I)
Clifford for prosecution and C W
; Parrish for defense.
; Till WcOncs'wv ..
! lfUI . V.
, No. 11. B C Truwbridge vs
John Ilci burger and Ma'j.iy
I lerlmrer. Dofaidt enteivd
j No. I I. J K Croo'itjhanks s
(J II and M A Fry. Confirmation
of shIg and decree entered.
No. J.l. Fleishner, Mnyer fc Co
vs Jules and F V be Bret. Con
firmation of sale and decree enter
ed. ' No. 17. Geo Bader vs John
No. 1?. F L arace vs Jas .La
hon & ('has Gnwno. Demurrer
( overruled. Thmsday to p'ead.
Ko. l.'b P Paslie.t Co vs Louis
j Evetlsbusch. Settled ami dis
' missed at plaintiffs' cost.
No. 1 I. Grant 'Jounty vs Lake
County. Demurrer overruled:
Thursday to plead.
! Suite vs Geo XV Mali. Indiet
. ineut No. 1. Defendant p'oad
rnihy by hi .ltfcmnoy, and was
fined 5PU or "Jo d.iys in jail.
Indictment Xo. 'J, dismissed.
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i County Court proceedings nexi
Great sufTering Tuesday,
mills all clost d.
Go to the Nick Nack Store,
whero .you c-in got your dresses
litieil to order. Pi:k Gaub,
W. A. Wilshire. of the linn of
Wilshire it Hudson. Lakeview,
isatti-mlingcuiirt, defending Lake
county in the suit brought against
her by Grant county.
George HaU was fm -d .f 5t) or
Jo days in jail. As Halt is out
of the State his bondsmen will
have to do the oP act or go lo
jail in his place. They will do
j Neal Hall rides into town each
j morning behind his fast Johnny
I Knox." Neal has some good
hursts: in fact his stock shows
what Grant county and persever
ance can do.
j .Judge M, L. O'.iKStead arrived
! by Tuesday's stage, having been
snowed mi all the way across the
t I T . 1
mountains. lie t tunics snow
fell to the depth of ten inches
during the day.
Wm. Gray's son Jimblaine fell
! oil' the sidewalk the other day
and raised an awning over one
eye. It might be well to add that
as Jimmy is less than six years
; old he is strictly temperate.
i Some of the evidence produced
at Prinevilh in the ease of State
vs. Todd, would make James
Prackett not one of the best of
.citizens. Only one side, you
know. A man's past life will
' sjeak for itself.
Did you all vote? One fellow
was heard to remark Tuesday
that he had "always voted the
Democratic ticket and would do
! so this time." We don't know
! which way he voted, or to which
' of the amendments his vote sup
j ported or rejected.
That the vote on the prohibitory
amendment was clo'e in this co..n -
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j ly uiviu ib no ..uu.u. ,vs w go , ,,rv ,j,is wi-t (j,at ,f tjL,v
: to press onh n few j)recmcts have . improveme.U
, men heard from, and not much! A. rn - lt 1 , r, ,
will be known until the official over the )V0Svn H,t,,!(,,(1 of l
I count is given. Canyon City lhe --oiitr:ict lor the mam
' voted as follow: " 1 tainancc, care etc., of the county
Number of votes ca.sf, 1 0"; poor, to do so. We ard of the
j Prohibition amendment, Yes, M, .opinion that t lie grand jury car
, No 114; amendment to salaries ef j work a oreat reformation in that
State i fticers, yes oO, no 138; to ' diivetion. and the Xr:vs wouhl
. chaiifje time of holding elections ( mtA tu hoin ,j!lt !ll)0i:t hi.
1 ves ' ' no ' , , ; host' plan, both for the contractor
! John Day, for j rolnbltory .,, ti.., ..,..,. l,o f,.:
amenunient voico yes -iu, no oj;
! salarv amendment, ves M, no (i7;
i for holding elections, yes .02, no
! Marysvilie precinct javo a ma-
jority of about tivu or six against
Prairie City jnilled a total of
151 votes. Out of the number the
prohbin ry amendment yes ot 57,
no !M ; amendment to salaries, yes
5 ii oieoiions, ye?, 01, no 77.
Further returns arc not in yet,
and some will not be in for .several
The Grand Jury.
The following jurors were drawn
to servo as grand jurors:
J. T. Jbisbois. F. (!. Blume,
Joseph B. Jackson, Win Wright,
j A. C. Hall, Geo. Butler, C. W.
i Honham, foreman. T. J. Smith
is their bail ill'
At the residence; of W. W. Stmw.
U.K. Armstrong and Lucy AL
Stone, Itev. J. 11. Wood, otliciat-
near mi. -:non, i.v. nu, l.r.
At the home of Smith lros. on
John D.iy, .Nov. :bd, 1SS7, J. K.
Geer and Ada Newman, Uev. J.
II. Wrotl. otliciat iug.
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(ieore Francis Train, on
liearino; that the Suorcme court
bad refused to turn the anarch
ists loo.-e. has anuoiiuced his in
tention of lea vino the Cnited
taking up his rest-
Hence in a nana
iMattbias Split loir, an Indian
millionaire, went to Kansas with
niiv cents in ins nsi. iim in?
blankets had no pockets. He
botiobt an axe and went to wood
cut tiny-. Then he cot a saw-
mill ; then he oot married. aud
then be yot rich. He is now a
j railroad president.
LkO ro e si
And see the Most Complete Stock of General Merchandise ever
brought to the county. We have
The only complete Stock of Goods in GRASS5T COUNTY,
The Prices aro sucli that wo defy coni)ctiiiou -Wo want your trade. (fam
and see us.
We respectfully ash for ih'e pail win ge of the 'people of Grant County,
first-class goods at as low prices as anylegiti in ate business house in
your money at home and we will serve you faithfully.
j At the convening; of Court
; Judre Ison instructed the n-aml
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the contract to be let out at so
much per head, and not in the
hap-haxard style in which it is
When a bill is received in the
count v court for the maintain
mice of paupers.it is generally
out of proportion one way or
another. At the last lettino
one bid was put in for SHOO,
and another for $l..i0l). The
court concludino that it was im
possible for any person to care
for the poor for the former con
sideration, allowed the latter.
Learn the number of county
chargesand then let the contract
at so much per bead per month.
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H. R. SELS.
Has just received a full line of
Patant .Medicines-, Diamond Dyes,
and Toilet articles, Tinct. of Iron,
jTinct, of Arnica, Laudanum,
j Spirits ot Nitre, Glycerine, Yasn
i line. Iodine, Paregoric, Quinine,
P.-dide of Potass, Gum of Camphor,
i Gum Arable, ilrown's Iron Hitlers,
i Oregon Pdoul Purilier, etc., ami
i,""-'l',U!s otlu'r Articles generally
I used by families ':(5.
; At a meeting d ladies held
jOcl. 11th, it w.s dreided that
suppers should be given Nov. 1 1 th
and I'llh, for the pnrpo.-e of rais
; ing iMiS;y lo'imet the expenseof
re-seating the school room. The
i fust supper will consist of cake
i and ice cream, oystsrs,san lwiel.es,
ioftt e, etc? , and will be ru ved in
( Masonic Hull fioia feven till ten
the evening of the lllh. All are
initr-d. Iy older of
(I(jds not oiven awav, but
if you want anything in the,
way of Dry Goods, (iothiny.
Pools and Shoes. ( Irinvries.
Hardware, Stoves. Medicines.
lL-.ts. Caps, etc., at Cost and
freight for Cah. j to
1 f irxni.AfU A: I'uo.'s
FA CTS IVOR TH KNO WING ! If
h a o
JOHN DAY ITEMS.
Mrs. Kstler has returned to
The hotel foi mer'v owned by
Mrs. McMasieis will be opene 1 ul
' once by Mrs. Mo-ier.
W kt J h. I III U Uarlll, V.l 1 lll-'l
with new iroods. while the roads i
are in good eondi:io:i for freight-1
Mr. Cha. Cobb arii. td .calur
div frm the Fas. br.ngi:ig v.-ith
him Mi-s. Cbbli's Father, of Mich
igan. Some of the finest salmon trout
wo have oer Sf en wore caught in
! agones Lake by Mr. Lester.
Some weighing live and six pounds
We hope to meet many friends
from the neighboring towns and
countiy Friday evening. We .-.re
ali inter. sic! in giving our P.and
a good start.
Two of our leading sheep own
e.is wish t wager $5(Jl), one that
he has bucks that weigh thtr
heaviest, the othir that bis will
shear the most woo! of any in
A crowd nnmbming about thir
tv, invruied the home of Mr atid
Mrs. S. P. Ms-rg m, on 'I hursday
evining last, and took possession.
It was a j.rood natnred crowd how
ever, and .Mrs Morgan t:raeefiilly
yielded o all its domands Thuiv
lay was the tilth anniversary J
their wedling and their frit n.Is
gathered to surprise them and
i-e'ebrate the day. AM brought
'wooden" token of lvmembrune
A Banter to Sheep Men of Grant Co.
John Day, Nov. 7, 1SS7. j
Fit. Ni.ws: -L F. Wolfmger
will bet tli.it. he hits twenty
Pucks that will out-weigh any
other twenty Pucks in Grant
j A J. n:ilh will w.-er the same
, amount that ho has twenty Pm-le
i that will out shear anv other twen
ty Pucks in Gr:c.t rouhiy.
J. F. Woi.riNii:.
A. J. Smith.
Puy a W'nrri-: Sr:v. ixo Ma miim:
snd make your wife or fvoii;e
sister a present. The Warns takes
the lend and is the tiet ia the
, market. I leadcjuarteis at Nick
; Naek Store. A II. Ga:!v.
' tf A -ent for Grant Co.
The linest Candies, Nuts and
Cigars in Grant county for sale
.tt. the Ked Front Front i!linrd
Pai lor, 'any on Ci y. tf
Mrs. .1. Power.-, Canyon City.
will clean ami repair yvutlemen's
! clothes at reasonable rates.
bran? Lounfy ,
uly Olciltc tc
TO SHOW GOODS!
PRAIRIE CITY, OGN.
Statu of Oniiio.v, Executive
D.vv., Svi.Ksr, Nov. 1, 1887.
In obedience to honorable usage
1 do hereby appoint the fourth
Thursday of the present month
to 'bo observed by the people of
Oregon as a day of Thauksgiv g
to Almighty God the great ruler
of na'ions for the manifold bless
ings he has bestowed upon this
commonwealth. The same court
esy that prompts us to expressions
of gratitude to a friend for favors
ivc. ived should impel us all to give
public thanks to God for his num
hei h ss mercies.
Witness my hand a-il he seal
of the State of t regon lnreunt )
attached a; Salem, Oregon, this
first day of November, A. D. 1887,
SYLVESTK t PKXNOYER,
Gko. W. McBmdk,
See'y o St:. to.
Resolutions of Respect.
Oni) Fku.ows' H. l-., C xvox
City, Oct. 27, 1SS7. j
To the N. G. V. G. 0 Ulcers and
members of Ilobah Lodge, No.
'2'2, 1 . 0. O. F.
Brethren: We, your commit
tee appointed to report resolutions
of condolence touching the sad
bereavement of our Brother Zcph
at this time, respectfully beg leave
to report the following Preamble
and Jicsolutions, to wit:
Wiikueas, This Lodge has
learned, with deep regret, of ttio
death of the wife of our Brother,
Past Grand John Zeph, on 0 io
b r Pith lt!S7. lie it therefore
llosolved, That llobah Lidgo
No. 22, LO. 0. R, here by ext mis
Jo Brothei P.is Grand John Zeph
its heartfelt sympathy in thi ; UU
hour of tribulation and ber ave
meut ; that "its members :ipiQei
ato the groat and territde loss to
our lb other and his f .unity of bus
life companion, and that, as u to
ken of the interest taken by hi-?
Pivthren in hU sorrow, those It
u.'utioiis, with the preamble, bo
spread upon tiie minutes and a
copy be piepared by the :eeretary
aStcstnl l.v the seal of the Lnl.
and presented to Brother Zoph and
jis a matk of fiirthur respect that
thev t e i):iblib(d bv tb.r Lidgo
in the G kant Cor.vn Nmrs in
Canyon ( ity.
All of whieh is re.peetfnlly sub
mitted in F. L. ami T.
I 'fuoSCXTO.V WlI.IA.Mrt,
Com. - V. C. Sr.i.s,
( Pisriti: Krai..
(Jo to the Stan Fruit Uanch
for your winter apples- 'ee
tables furnished at reasonable
. ,.l 0J
vscxlt on yoS.t
and we guarantee ihenv .
Eastern Oregon. Iva&p