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Grant Co. J(ews'
PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY MORNING
March ., 1SSS.
I liereliy announce melf ns a c.nliJa.e fer
the otllrc f fclarill' cf ftiant County. Ongm.
SHbjvct to tlu diuit.ii.ii of the DtmWntie Coun
ty Convention. M. D. CAMKKO.V.
Canyon Citv, Or., Yah. 27, 16SS. .
I hereby announce inynolf as u candidate fur
the office 4f Sheriff of Oram Comity. Mtttjvct ti.
the decision of the Democratic Countv Oumm-
tion. .n:u i. HAtrL'Kuuui). i
Canyon City. Or.. Fb 21, 1SS. '
! hereby ant Kiace myVeif at x cimI Mate for '
the wflice of Mteiitt'of i!mm Uomtty. Mibject to i
the doeitMun of Uc It.-ftutilicnn CnHHtv Cwivon
Uh. W. R. crX.MNUTOX.
Canyon City, Or , Feb. 21, laid.
I hor'iy mtnouoef Jf i a cundMat fr
the oiUce ef St -riH" of Oram County, Mtbjwt to
the tJfclttioH of tke Ho)Wkn County Coiivoh
Uoh. Jitms JL FK.
Canyon Citr. 0r, Feb. 15th,
lie publican Central .Com
mittee. The Republican Central Com
mittee ofCrant County, Oregon,
is hereby requested to meet at
the Court House, in Canyon City,
on Mondav, the 12th dav of. Mar..
1SS.S, at 'o'clock V. M. for the
purpose of fixing the time and
place of holding the County Con
vention, making an apportion
ment of representation therein,
and to disjxrse of such other bus
iness as may come befoiv the
cominitlee. A full attendance
Canyon City. Feb., 27th, 1SSS.
M. IS. Stansell,
CHANGES IN LAND LAWS.
Tho House Committeo on Pub
lic Lands have agreed upon a
bill with reference to the Public
Lands of every class. In it are
embraced some important and
good changes from the laws now
in force. Among these is a pro
vision as to timbir lands, which
restricts any person, company or
corporation to the purchase of no
mere than the timber on four
sections of land, the mininum
price of which shall lie $10 per
acre.- Another clause provides
that pieces of land less than 1(50
acres may be sold at private sale
for not less than $7.00 per acre.
IMineral and reserved lands are
exempted from classification as
desert lands. The price of desert
lands to be twenty-five cents an
acre, and the time of occupation
and irrigation is reduced from five
years to three years, with privil
ege to mortgage one-half the tract
to enable the settler to make im
provements thereon: the mortgage
to go to the reserved rights of the
Government. The bill also pro
vides that a strip two rods wide
on each side of section lines on
public lands shall be opened as
a Hiblie highway, by the proper
authorities. upon petition to them
signed bv ten householders in the
An ancient dapancse coat of
mail was recently nnearthetl in
the vicinity of Victoria, P.rilish
Colunihia. Sonic workmen en-
ggci in dicing a well came ,
njK)U this interesting relic four
feet below the surface. It was j
a complete piece of chain armor, !
eoHJxsed of thousands of links
of diminutive iron rings the
diameter of a common pencil.
hen worn the coat covered
the breast, hack and the right
side, leaving the left side, where
ii was fastened, to he protected
ly the shield. The right sleeve
extended to the elbow. From
the neck to the end of the skirt
the length is twenty and one
half inches. In the side of the
eoftt, below the arm, is a ga.-h
two inches long resembHiio- a
cut from a heavy weapon, which
1ms been retired by whatap-
)cars to be a piece of native si!-
ver. 'J'he armor was made by i
the .Japanese two or three bund- i
red years ago. It is impossible i
to explain how this interesting i
object came here, but there arc i
other evidences of etirly Japan- ;
ese occupancy in the surround-i
inT section. A Jew years an-n i
a Irtmo number of ancient Jj
anese coins were found in cairns
or stone graves in the neighbor
hood of Victoria.
The Supreme Court of the -
united States has decided that y
Chinese to San Francisco, from
Hong Kong, must pay the legal ,
fine of -$50 for each one. upon
proof of the facts a total oe$1G.
300. The decision reverses the
action of the United States Dis
trict and Circuit Courts, in San
The undersigned having pur
chased the interest of Stansell
Bros, in the Sash it Door Facto
ry, in Canyon City, desires to in
form the public that he is pre
pared to furnish anything in his
line for Cash. Call and inspect
stock, and learn prices.
17-tf F. J. IJutz.
By virtue of an Execution is
sued out of the Honorable Cir
cuit Coiut of the State of Oregon
for the County of Grant on a
Judgment rendered in said
Court on the 7ih .day of Novem
ber, 1SS7, in favor of Henry
.Fleckenstein and S. Julius Ma--er,
Plaintiffs, and against S. P.
Morgan and J. F. Wollinger
Defendants,, for the sum of
Six Ifundted and Ninety Three
Dollars and Twenty Cents Gold
Coin, a-.d Fifteen.- Dollar-? nud
Forty-four Cents costs, together
with Eight prr cent, tier aununi
interest ami accruing costs, I
have levied upon and will sell at
Public Auction, on Saturdav the
10th day of March, 1SSK, at Two
o'clo;'.:, P. M., at the Court House
door in Canyon City, Grant Coun
ty and State cf Oregon, all the
right, title and interest which the
sail J. F. Wollinger, Defendant,
had on or after the 7th day of
November, 1SK7, in or to the fol
lowing dese i'ed promises, to
wit: The North West quarter,
and the South East quarter of
Section '-.), in Township 1:5,
South of Raiue :V.. Hast of the
Wilhune to Meridian, and con
taining Three Hundred and
Twenty (.'520) acres, together with
the tenement, hereditaments and
appurtenance thereunto belong
ing, or in anywise- appertaining'.
.Said described premises being
situate on Indian Creek in Grant
County Stale of Oregon.
Terms of sale. cash.
Dated at Canyon City this Sth
dav of February. lS.-S.
A. C. DOKE.
SIierilYoi" Crant county. Oiegon.
Bv BOliERT LOCK WOO D,
TO Deputy Sheriff.
I, the undersigned, wishing f0
remove to B.dcer City, offer fot
sale my Blacksmith Shop and
Stock of Hardware, and also
Dwelling House, von cheap. Any
one wanting a good shop in Prai
rie City can t a great Bargain.
Also, what time I stay here, I will
soil Hardware and Work very
cheap, for Cash.
All knowing themselves indebt
ed to me must eaH ami Settle at
once. O. W. McCoitu.
Prairie City, Or., Nov. 20, 1SS7.
And see the Most Complete Stock of General Merchandise ever
, . . . n . TTT
Drought to the county, w e iiavp
fjpjic PnCCS ai'C SllCll
and sec us.
Wo liavo Exporionccd ,nci
lc respectfully ash for
jTQ - n7niQ tfnnrla a.h na 7m)
!' V homG aml we u'in serve Vou faithfully.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION
Land Oltico at In Grande. Oregon.
Feb. 13th, IssS.
Notice io hereby given that the follnuins-iianu-d
settler hi tiled notice of lur intention to
make final proof In MipjKirt of her .Iaiin. and
that raid nroiif will be made liufore the County
' Clerk of drant county Oregon, at Canyon City,
i Or.. March Mil, s6, U: JOHN I'AvL, 1). s.,
I 7,497. for the W. haif of h. W. qnar., N. K.
f quar. of S. W. qtlur., and N. W. q'lar., of S.
. K. iioar.. Sec. 23. Tp. 10. S. of It 3'J, E. of W.
lie names the following witnesses to prove
his continuous residence umii, and cultivation
of, mill hind viz: .lames Itadley. 15. II. Caston,
W. 1). June, and John C. Luce; all of Canyon
( itj , ' reson.
4S-1 IIENIIY KINEllAKr. Renter.
. Wilier Bros.
Whole!-ale and KcUil I)ealeri in
Apiary and Poultry Supplies, Etc.
2fi9 Second Strict, 1'ortlnii.l, Or(,iiii.
Send for Catalogue. m23 td
Came on t h 3 premises of the un
dersigned in Union precinct, Grant
county, Oregon, two young iron
gray horses, about 14 hands high,
branded JH I J and H. connt ct-
' ed on left hip. The owner is re
I quested to come forwatd, git the
j same and pay charges.
Appraised ly R. (J. Keid, Justice
of the Peace, at 10 each. This
Jan. 17th, A. D., 1SSS. -18-51
Notice is hereby given that the
co partnership heretofore existing
between John Silvers aid A.J.
Smith, in the stock business in
(.2 rant county, is this day dissolved
by mutual consent. All company
bills prior to Octob r loth, 1SS7,
will be paid by John Silvers, who
will collect all accounts made pri
or to that date.
John Dav, Grant Co., Oregon,
October loth, 1?87.
John Sir. v cits, j
-io -19 A. J. .- MiTii. j
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATORS,
The unersigned Administrator
of the Estate of J. W. Church,
deceased, pursuant to order of the
Court, will stdl the personal prop
erty belonging to saitl hstatc, in
cluding furniture, kitchen uten
sils, wearing apparel, stoves, car- J
pets ami all the articles of the !
personal property of the saitl ..
V. Church, deceased, at public
auction; at the store house of F. j
C. Scls. known as the old saloon i
1 uilding. one door South of the
pot otliee in Canyon City. Ore
gon, on Thursday, the 1st day of
.March. A. !., 1SSS. at 1 o'chn-k
V. M., of said day.
Dated this, Mth dav of Feb
1SSS. Tut iH.vn . 'i r.i.i a m s.
FACTS WORTH KNOWING-! !!
The only complete Stock cf
tllilt WO (lcfjr COlMpotit i01!-'Wo Wflllt J
NO TROUBLE TO SHOW GOODS!
i 'he patronage of tlie people of Grant County, and ice guarantee them
QJri.nnfi rm mntlrdHhilfi
Co. Ti-o.jsi". Office.
Old FostOffice Building.
Rogers Smith's Plated Ware,
WATCHES, JEWELRY, CUTLEHY
Optical Goods an j Stationery.
Subscriptions re.-eivctl at Publi-hcr's rates for
all the leading Papers and Manzinec puhlishetl
pi the Unit d Stated.
BAKER CITV FULL ROLLER
Littleton & Palmer Bros.
Try onr Flour and become con
vinced that it is First-class in ev
ery particu r.
Orders From a t istaiico Promptly
In the County Court of the
State of Oregon for CJr.tnt County;
In the matUr of tho Estate
Geo. C. Smyh, deceased, j
Notice is hereby iven that by
an orlerof the Hon. County Court
of the State of Oiegon, for Grant
County, made and entered on the
2Sth day of .March. 1SS7. the un
dersigned was appointed Admin
istrator of the Estate of Geo. C.
Smyth, deeeasejl, and that letters
of atl ministration have been duly
issued to the undeisigne.l.
All peisons having claims
against said Estate are hereby
noticed t present the same, duly
verified a b law rerpiired, to the
uadersigied, at his tesideme in
Rppy Valley, Gtaut County, Ore
g n, within six months from the
date of this notice.
D ted t Canyon Citv, Oregon,
this the 10th day oi Feb., lSfS.
D. H. Smyth,
WQES & FURS!
I will pay the highest maiket
price for Deer and other hides.
W H. Ci.kk.
2Stf Canyon City, Or.
- rp A - r) -
Goods in GRANT COUNTY,
Olcrlts tc wt on. yon.
lf hushiPSS house ill Eastern OreOfl. KgGV
NOTICE FOlt PUBLICATION.
" Und 0c at l.a Craifdc. Ocsynb.
Kelt, '..b, lsSb
Ntic is hruby given that tlw fitUnuin
ikiiiuhI settlor fll.vl notlio if UU intention to
niakf fiiirtl pr.tof ia Mirjxtrt f his claim, and
tlut nid ptwitf will Ito made before the coun'y
Judjre nf jr.mt ctNinty, at Canjon city, Or., irn
March Slit, !!, viz": Murdoctc l Camt-nin,
H'd. "JO-5. fur the S httlf if Si;Ur. Sic. 31 antl
SW ipiar of SW nr. Sc W T( 13 S It 32 E. V.
M . Hid I.tit 1 Sec Tp IIS of It 32 E . W. M .
He names tho following vitn-e,' to prove hii
contiiiui'il- re-.jlcnc iin, and cultivation of.
mill land. is: Win. Allrfd. Uiigh Caution,
.Iame t'ltmiitteli, S:t:n A llillic, all of Canyon
47-1 HKXKY KINEUAItT, Ibister.
NOT I UK b'OI? rUIJUCATl ON.
IjikI dllice at I.aOrande. Or.
Jan :Hh. l-.
Nutic is iicreby eicn that tl: f'tlioHirij;
imined ettb'r has tiltii notice nf ni- intention to
make tinal pro..( in upftirt of hi-, clniin. i;!
tlmt stid proof will W nutde J cf.iro the ci:.it
JmUe of (.rant cOMiity, Orcror. at Ciny.ii Cit,
Or. on th 17th dsv f Mar , lss, vix: run'
S. IIANSCOM. lltl. No. ;,W!i for the K ha f -.f
X W ipur , and W lulf of X K iar., m-c , 2'.
Tp. II S .if K . i:.f W M.
lienaniestb.- fol'on'iinr witnesst pnv hit.
ifmtinnoiis refidi'iiif upon, and cultivation 'd,
mihI land zl: Iv. Hodsm, John l.a;cot-R,
lail l.uee ami licnrj' Working, all o! J. Im
JO-.M HKXKY lilXKHAttT, HtKiMtr.
All persons knowing themselves
to bo indebted to the late J. W.
Church are hereby requested
to call forthwith at the ollice
of Win. Miller, Esq, Jus
tice of the iVace at the Court
House, in Canyon City, and
settle tho claims against them.
These claims have been appraised,
ami I have been ordered by the
Court to collect the same. 'Suit
will be forthwith commenced
against those who do not respond
to this notice.
Also Ik it known that the book
accnonls of the lab: firm of Wood
& Chinch, of Canvt n City, were
before his death assignel to J. W.
Church, and all per-oiis on said
books must settle with the Estate.
Come up and pay and save costs
10- 1U Administrator.
Tin Wal.a V:i'l.i !liHint- College of WiilUWatia
Wanh. Ter., it a tlioroiighly 'eiiilippeI Whh1 for
1'i.ntir.d K'lii'-.itlo : aiidactuai l!u-iiie;.Triinimr.
In tin-- in.-titiitioa Sujterior Atltantugcs ate irf
ftrxi. botli Iii nid Kieiiing, tbi'u:;li.tut the
yar f.-r ineparui'.' xoiiii!; men, :hhI women for
l!u?iin-v piiriiit-v S"tmlonts may en
ter at auy time. Short hand tau-ht ,by
tnnil. S.-nU tr Cdlfge J.'iiriinl.
s. 'I II ACKKK. 1 rin.
Caxyox City - - - Oukcox.
ISont.-i or Slioc-i made to nr b-r, or ne.itly
All VVorl: Wnrr.nttetl Tirst-clnss.
ll H- .-,J-
Notice is hereby given to all
1 knowing themselves indebted to
us to come forward and settle
immediately either by Cash or
Note, as our George is intending
to locate in Portland in -the near
future, hence the necessity of a
settlement. In the meantime we
will continue to sell our stock ot
well assorted merchandise at
; cost for cash only, as we have
closed our books.
We also have a Hodge Head
er and several Schuttler Wagons
for sale cheap.
George Gmllavh 4 Mro.
Ave giriiig immense hariiains in ilieir
ELEGANT LINE OF DRY GOODS.
II 'e curry I he laruesl and Jin est stock of goods
and sell Hie same at
NEW i ORE PRICES
. IIWKrfiWI nil ' ' -ii -
.15 yards nice Lawns for $1.00
1-t " while pique !us i.(.t d.s 1.00
W Oideli h.ce buntias ail .d.ades r yd. J2i
KuuV Yeiiing, ali new shades " " 2i
20 sltades ot Mimmer silks " ' .50
Ladies' while linen colhirs fi r .124
Ladies hose, all colors Sf:0.l2A
j Lisle hose, pme for
j ics child's hose for
JMovor sold bucIi i z o elm fox C3aovi px-
Ladies' muslin suits for ?0U.f0
Yv carry 100 shades, the Latest Stj'ies, of Silk: Velvets
Striped Plushes, never seen in this part of country b eTe.,
All Shrcles oi Lhe b:st Bress Silks.
Am this is t he only slo.e in Baker Cit y and Kastern Or
egon "where von can n.-sort vtmrscif.
The Great f. X L. Store, of Baker City
Is the place to l.uy yi:r FiV GOODS.
Good Men's and Hoys' suit a for So DO and u'p.
Orders "Voi'y 0.x-ci"xill"i7- jTilloci.
City meat, market.
Washington Street, Canyon City, Oregon.
W. P. CRAY
All Kinds Of
11 y WliQlcsale and HDrait.
Haptonstall & Dart
John Day City, Oresron.
0. V. CRESAP
Has an Assort meut of
ENS SILVER WARE.
Also an assortment of Uaihi dine ware-something new, which for
beauty of design and finish is hard to equal. A tine line of
3VE osaio Waro
In all shades. Son:etiun new and leuitiful in design
Glass II 'are of all descriptions.
Toilet sets for old and youe'. Cenuine lironts Lamps with Duplex
Humers, one t-uflicietit to iilit the town. A tine Hue of 8-dav
Clocks. "Watches aud Jeweh v oi all kinds-.
iiacco & Giscars
Pipes, iifcerschau u Pipes a specialty, warranted. Oysturs, Sar
dines and Crackers, of all kind; fr sh. Soaps of t'o bast brands
Every can draws a prize worth from l'5 cei.ts to ?1. Also a full line
of school hooks. Stnti'Mieiy of all kinds.
S3T All orders from the Country Promptly filled.
Ward Sf Johnson.
Saddlery and Harness Ware.
(Next door to Wood's Stable)
, Front Street, Canyon City
T$ All onUrs Allwl h skrt notice.
62T REPAIRING A SPECIALTY.
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