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THE GRANT CQUHTY NEWS,
Thursday, duly 17.
All kind of jmUmt mulleins for
ShIp at SU' store.
MtM Alms. Le is tenoning scltoal
Jns. Small sold hi crop of wool in
Sn FraiKiiaco (4ii your, we nre in
fo me J, fer S2 mils rr jkhiwI. Ho
soimwd early mid Imd nmnrkubly
A reward of 925.00 wns ottered for
Urn cantoro of th Umatilla bonw
llilorM aful aa Mr. ItUntmi muLurHt)
mie of them he ihwild lwve at lws-t
'SheiiH' Creaap went over to the up
per Jmhuii rork mihi itrrtMLeo uimi.
Itiiriu for hitting Prank Hampton oer
lha 1imI with a leer faucet at John
lMy aoino time ago.
Crops on the upjier South I'ork nie
r)Ortel tw looking fine, a tltey do in
all mrts of (irant county. Cultivated
flekt and the wild htock mnjv) nrc
t i t 1 it
.7 V"1 "i ' driver, K.l. MlmllielU will Toot up at
tiirw of year. om luiIirw, dollars.
John Heatty and wife, ju.t from j .n,0 uw of tllP ,itUt, yonmit
lWudwrg, Scotland, .uTiv.Hl m town ! MM tml amwim Mnw j0in
Inst 1-ri.lay m. their way ta Dayv.lle , ,)av , A, wn, fmm), u ffnv ,,VH
whore they will locale. II.m elau of ! m t,e nerimer ranch hv oina
iiiuiiigrauti is what (Jmnt cotuily (lijnumeu.
ueods, and thev aw welcomed in our . -
,,,1,,, " S. Southwoith Is CiiwipV olfico
deputy. Mr. Simmer has no togolar
J. I . .McU,y, the .-illcieiit black- , (e)Uty upjuUrd, but es-clrk Meacb
smith nt Ommte was in town Him , ,uill ,,, ut . Sutlmi bkiHl are ist
woek, assisting the Unmtdla enuity ; ; i.i,,, ; i.:. ..iii.
sitoriii to capiun ins norie
tliiuvcs. Mr. McCov has Ikm.ii an-
pointod n i-eular deputy by Shcritl'
Jas. lxftou lPturiuHl from llcppner
lust I'riilHV, linviug with great ditlicul
ty found his three horses aUmt thiity
miles from enmn. I he u i vr wh
took the team over could not be found
or heart) of, and Mr. Lofton was idud
enough tn get bis team luck without
hunting for any stray drivers.
Mr. Ivd. HeU of this city h one of
tho firm of llrock it Sels, drugiiit.i, of
HHImImh'o. I'M. has k own up in Can
yon City, and it is the desire of nil bis
friends Unit he may pronper in his lar
ger field of biudnesa. At present bo
has charge of Sels' store here, and
loaves the ding himiuuui in charge of
Messrs, Hays and Turner, miners
in tho country adjacent to Cnmite,
i'iint iti inti n M iittiln n ml mi Iwt
X i:ws a ploiiskint call. TIio.mi gentle -
moil reiwiit propiicU good lor
ir a hely
quart, mining camp in th it Miction.
They were over on county road busi
ness, and should have good roadii into
xToin Smith while tiding after tock
on his ranch up the alley one day
during the week had ono of his legs
broken aUive the ankle by his horse,
falling into a bidder hole ami falling
ii, mt, liliii 111 ll.tili.i- ..it llii, l.,-i,l-
ou 1 tonus and roioiU the patient get
ting along as well as couitl ho expect'
od under the circumstances.
Tommy Moliwan the genial propri
etor of the ltaker-C-anyou stage lino
gave us a call tho other day and in
formed us that he would hereafter ad
vance charges on express matter for
nHnsiblo pa i ties over here. This
will prevent much delay, for instead of
having to send the cash to It.ikor Ik
for ft tecKuj;e ean lm fonuirdod the
stago will luiiig it tight through.
Subsci'ilMirs often complain of not
receiving their N nvs legulaily nt some
of the iou0icej. This can be no
fault of ours, as tho tapers nro rogu.
I u ly mailc.l here in package for isich
pottjfiioe. Po-itiiiui,trs are gonojidly
pretty careful,, but sometimes a wiper
will stray into the worng man's lsx.
lien you lad to receive your wa
will try to furnish you with an extra
Deputy Kherill' Jones of Umatilla
county c ha seil two horse thiol e into
this county and last Saturday at
Hiiokhdicrry Pint ojiptured one iiiiiiumI
Stallbrd. The other, a Stanih "gum
xur," run to the tiinUir ami could not
Im found, but Sunday lit was seen on
the road up Canyon criwk afoot. The
ollicers wuih imtitiwl, ami Monday the
thief was captured at Soda Springs by
D.ivid lilaiitou and held for deputv
Minim iiuiiua. iney umy biuiuii ihi.-wi j
upieoe, anil whilu staked out on tho
i :n i ....I.... i...
siuo-hlll tho Suniard s horse choUod ,
himself to durith, leaving hint afrot,
Uiskiitg his oiiitute ealur, Ihey
wiiro both given u shoit time to rest in
the Jail here, and then taken to Pun
A sad mishap imfel Win. Duiutan
of the Middlt Fork country Inst Thurs
day while ho wits using giant powder.
A stick exploded in Ids left bund,
blowing the Land complete, y oil', hu
sides injuring the other hand ami oth
erwise injuring hhii. Dr. Piudnii miis
sunt for and univixl there xoinu twou-
tv hours after the .lei-blent. Ho at j
oniHt irifiu-tned the family that Hliintl
tation of tho hand would m naoessiiry,
mid if tliey desjied to cull iddilional
aid it was neoessiiry to do so nt once.
Dr. Fell was sent for but for somu
on use was unable to touch the place in
a imis'jiiublo time, and ns the band
was then boiiiniug to moitify, Dr.
Prudeii adutiiiistei-ed chlorofniiu nnd
aufmnHi;l tlis operation alone ipul
wo uiiilerstmid to bus pcrformpd sov
oral suob oMiratious alone taking oil'
the liauil nbovo Uio wihl. At lastau
uouiits Ui itiaii wns gutting along as
wall as could ho oxinwtail unilor the
urauinsUuM uml owing to tho warm
Tle Joint Dnv wnirou rend from
IVmlhtUm is now flniilssd te thoCnnit
tfmtit county is rewly lo jwy nil
outatnnditMf warrants rogistorod prior
to May Ith. JSS7.
.1. Diirkheimar nntl I. Baer came
over from Burns .Monday ami report
business good over tliam
John McOuIImtgh lm Uwaht ttt of
Alv mIviiihi,i mi ........
ti mnL-inir 1ii'ili ..... .i,.'M
Attorney Parrish who went with
John Devine to Burns on legal busi
ness U once more nt his ai of duty.
It I a melnneholv fact and much
to lie regretted that good pcoplfl
wIm) want only what k ftzhl often
i wlut want nlilv i)nl i riwlit
! get what is left.
j CommiMi'onera coutt i still in ae.
, inn when thii N'kws i prinUKl, eon
, idernbl busineta having emne U'foin
i the lKrd nt this term.
The daily edition of the Hakcr
City Hlade, which took the Aacoci
ntwl Press distiches, baa suspend
ed for lack of patronage.
.Ins. Lofton resrts that bis loss
I " " I I IVl Ilk V r. tl 1 Mill W VI tUZ
& Mrs. K'idd was caught last
week selling whisky to Indians at
Pendleton, and was promptly ar
rested by a C. S. marshal. " Pen
dleton evidently bus some bad kids.
Col. Mason of the Agency, and
Henry Miller of California, IdIIi it'p-
' 'renting the Pacific Liu- Mo:-k Co.,
operating in Harney county, ur in
town last week on business fur the
David ltlanton inform the Nt:ws
Unit haying is pregiesii!i( in I tear val
ley w ith a big crop, and that the val
ley has lecuiveil a muulier of new set
tlers this iuiiiuiur, all being well plwis
ed w ith the country.
The M-ople in linker county want
a K)stollice between Haker City and
Canyon City, nnd have asked that
William Parker be appointed post
master at Parker's Station. In all
probability this will he done
our borsenian have decided that
)e cavusc must go. This ikihv 1ms
served a puroso long and well; but
like bis original owners he is doom
ed; and in a few decades he will
live only in stories that arc told.
Duiistan, uholokt a hand hint week
by an explosion of giant powder uai
an old Cornish miner, nnd had used
the explosive all his life. Those are
the men who ifeiierully Ixicome careloni
in the matter, however, and meet
Some one lout a copy of last u nek's
Nkws in the mountains and t'lmiley
lliinu saw a Wr reading aliout the
iiumeusu huukleWry crop nvur noitli.
As a o0tisiNuouc0 Indir tracks have
U'eii muiiHrous orossing the vallny
alut Dayvillo. Nothing like adver
tising. (.'iiinite folks complain about not
receiving their Nkws until a week nf-
ter publication, when they should to-
cetve it tho next day. The until bnves
heio ThunHluy morning, reaching
llrttteu Friday morning seml hours
lxifore tho stage for Cnmite leaves,
and if it is not put in the through
sack mid sent to linker it ousht to U.
bent up to firanite. If such is the
ease the defect should Is. remedied.
ttthe regulnr meeting
O. O. I'., last 'I hursdnv even
ing, I i-.t. Deputy Oram! Master, A.
J. Hay ley inttiltod the following olli-
cer: S. Oir. N. (i.; D. I. Aslmry, !
V. (!.; D. (i. Ovurholt, Tieas.; (!. 'l, !
Hazeltiiie, See; J. A. Whitman,
Warden; J. J. MuCullough, Conduc
tor; i. D. Iticl.urd, I. (!.; Phil
MuUcIiau, It. S. X. (!.; Ini Sprniil, I..
S. N. (!.; N. II. Holey, It. S. V. C;
I. J. HaguowisHl, I S. V. !.; W, It.
Cuitnington, It. S, S.; J. W. Powell,
L S. S.
John Fisk ami Tom Douglas liave
, .. . i n t . t ..
iKjtn leturue'l irom II Hunt alter lliu
escape. I piisonwrn 1'isk from Oreun-
,0, n tnouiiUiin ami Douglas from
linens. Wo understand that Fisk
chased them awhile and lost their
trail, and that Douglas hoard of them
in Harney county. This is icoountsl
e : i.:i f.i....i ii..i.. i.;..i
7 l' ,'"
rlmslnir litem iiiiiiiiul I i rtmnhoril
mountain wh.ut his horse slinneil ami
they got uway fo, him. Hither this j
and sent into Harney county,
Isyiug nil jukes aside they liave not
I oen uniighl. and purluip never wjll
while the county foot (ho bill fur nil
ttinj.U to get them
Holt. Hall tho Harney uounty cen
sus ouuuieiator who tut nod bis job
over to another man, had his trial 1st
fnre Judge Dendy, at PoiUaml, and
we nro Imppy to my, was promptly uc
cuitUl. It was found tliut .Mr. Hall,
nut coiisideiing himielf ooniieteiit for
the work, bud placed it in the hands
nf one wlia was, and so fur from intend
ii (4i commit any oH'cnse, had tuusl
his liet judgment in oiidunvociiig to
fcuoure n corie.it eiutieintion. As lliu
work was well douo Mr. Hall wan id
lowed to plead ignoraiioe and iitpouiio
toncy. Itwasaiisky piecp ot busi
ness, but does not (tpMinr so bad iiow,
since Mr. I (all lias oouta out all right.
Court met in adjourned term
II. Statisell was Knuitix! license
to sell liquors in Canyon Citv pre
cinct lor a iieriod ofUn months.
Sam Cnrncntcr. W. B. Onrnenler
; and T. K. (iurneo were npiwinkHl
j viewers ami (lew. Knisley surveyor
, of ,1,c I'll county road leading
' iro' me junction ot Ulive and Hour
! creeks to Austin.
The c laim of 1'. Oaris for damn -
ges hy reason of the location of tho
IIoppncr-Monutuenl wagon road
through his lauds was disallowed. mine and showing ti a fine body of part it 1ms taken in helping to sub
l!etort of the coinmi..siotiers a p. ' ore containing black sulphurets ami due the wilderness and fit it fur the
, jted by act of the legislature to
! I000'-' tl,e frol Ib'ppner to;
! Monument was approved, and that
I Krlion ol the road situnlod in
(Irani county was declared a county
j road. ' "
I Hills to tho amount of f"2t,2..'H5
were allowed nt the adjourned term The Ploenix mine has recently started on bis successful tramp in
and warrants ordered to Ikj issued j been Iwuded to eastern capitalists to Kentucky to subdue that patlic
tlierefor. ' for $ I5,(XH). j ular part of the wilderness and civ-
Court met in regular seasion July ' The Mitchell, or Little Virginia, : ilixo the natives, he tmik along bis
thb, and Umds of elected ollicers J i "till showing up a tine vein of free ' father's blesM'ng and this knife. As
were approved and certificates of 1 milling ore, nnd hoisting works are j lime rolled on Col. Turner's grand
election issued. ! being erected thereon by San Fran-, father joined Mr. Hoonc, and that is
Court was besieged with the us-1 cisco parties. This mine it is claim- the reason we came into jossesiun
ual amount of road business, and J od is in linker county, but the line ! of the knife nnd its bisloiy.
!S3tm of the petitions set aside by Iwtween the two counties is in such j In what is now Hoonc county.
reason of their not Ix-ing made m
legal form. ,
On the Application of J. C. Clover,
John Winkle was declared a county
Win. tiillia was npHinled consta
ble of Warm Spring precinct.
ltoad lending from junction of Ol
ive nnd Clear eteeks wns declared a
public bighwnv, and tho siiwrvisor ;
was instructeil to oismi same fori
iniblic travel. Same, in tho matter
of the road leading from NW corner
of Sec 27. Tp 1 1, S K 'ill to the 5)"
mile jsmt on the Peiidlelon road
In the matter of Olive K Prine and another sensou wo may reason
for damage in the sum of f'-VKRJ i nbly exjicet nioh' substantial work
by reason of the location of a conn-1 ! If done in the vicinity of (irecn
tv road through the nremises of i Iioru mountain.
saiil Olive K Prine, L. Sweek, Geo.
Haker and Sum Franklin were up
jHiinted to rn-soss Mich damages.
On application of (I corgi- (iund
Inch Prtd Miller wasdcclaieda
county charge, being unable to earn
n livelihood for himself by reason of
Five dentils from sunstroke oc
curred at Chicago, Wednesday.
Hands for tho bay fields are in
demand, being rather scarce as usu
al. wise man and a fool under
stand each othor letter 1 1 nt it
two wise men.
it is so easy to make promises
and it is to hard to got other people
to ucep tliem.
A magnet bus been discovered
Hint will attract gold. It may
cause a revolution in mining.
The close M'lifon on grouse ended
on (be loth ins!. It is said that
they are unusually plentiful this
L. W. Smith, of Reuben creek,
Josephine county, picked up a uug-
ji-t weighing i)X.'JU ono day recent-
Tho Cuited States laud ollice in
this city is well "ollicered" two
colonel? tu id a captain. Dalles
VSumll bands of entile have been
j frook county this vonr at
ml aVerngo prioeof KJ.IXJ per head,
This is considered low, taking Into
j (...nHilerntion the loss sustained biht
1 A great gold discovery has been
! .I"",ll ,nt, 1 ,,M-I. Colurn.lo, and It
1H 8ui1 ha. f 1 -S . ,tKH),(KK)
Worlll ol Kold 111 Hiilllt. II lllls lie
true it will lie the richest
Old Aunt Peggy Hnrnes, a color
ed woman, nged 10") years, died
Julv Hd, ut Petaluma, 'Cal. Shu
; was born in Virginia and was a
slave until sho wns brought to Cull-
, fornin In the fifties.
j Tho navy department having re
j ceived informatioii of trouble iniiui
j nent U'twecu Salvador (luateninla,
bus onlered the I'liiteil Stales
hlfi1 lllitfkl Ifiiiiiistl ilinl MMikIIu ii. nr.,.
j rt i ip, is, i i n t a uuun n
occd together to Central America
and look after the protection of j
Ameriunn interest. 1
Tho La Hclb vuo mine at Cranlto
is in that sltajm that ils purchase
by u wealthy syndicate is daily ex
pected. Wy Iiomj tliitt suob a re
sult will folluw and feel confident
that whoi..fc(K.ver may beenmo ll,e
l'"""T,B v ".
..r ti.i. .1 mi
"j "nvw im,,Bt) ' rt-'Ft It -Ucn)-
ILi s i . . . .
aii 1 minimi editor received a gilt
uf a barrel of very bard cidor from
an admiring subsprllmr, and the
next tlirco issue of bin paper
brouglit Idiu seven libel sulls, four
lickings and a notice ol his dismiss
al from the fold of the hard-shell
Haptist church. When nu hipiihlp
editor uses bnn cjder for inriiio
matter, tho results siiiuetimes verge
on the terrible.
Hubert Bruce, of Pendleton, who
is tired of rending of runaway acid
dents, is jierfcctilig a licvjcc'tp. pre
vent ruiintynys, and hn onpliud In
tto patent office fur protection. Tho
jdeu is a novel one, never ilrcitiiicd
ufby uny previous iiivonlor. .Mr.
Bruce says that lie will Ih able tq
perftct bis invention it) spelt a man
ner that it will save tunny a broken
neck nnd limb if generally used.
NEWS l'ROM ORUKN1IORN.
UniTon Nkws: No doubt n few
facta in regard to this mining sec
tion of (Irant county would he In
teresting to your readers ami give
the world some knowledge of what
wo aro trvitiK to do.
The mining ititcrcjt is looking uj,
anil new discoveries nro from time
to time boinjj made, which augurs
wen lor tne iniuro 01 mis enmp and
the surrounding country.
j A new discovery has lately lieen
' made on an extension of the Morris
I mine, lying to the north of that
Turner rejiorta a gooil diseov-
' cry made on his mine, the John I..
; Millivan. It is Iiokm1 that this
t strike is as hard, solid ami rich as
any of the $.V),(HXi Mrikos that John
I., ever made in tho prixe ring.
a siiajie Hint the only way we can
tell what county we lielong to is lo
watch the sheriiraml assessor when
they come over in their ollicinl ca
pacity. I'or the good of the com
munity in general the boundaries
should 1k more definitely establish
ed and the mines of this country
thrown into one county or the oilier
the writer prefers (irnut county,
Capital is all that we need in do-
' veloping some of the best mines
' here to Ik found on the coast, nntl
: enpitnl is slowly making its way
i into our camp. This year will mark
. a rami siruie in developing worK
Hoto tho Itcd I'rout Hilliard
Hall, Canvon City, for line wines,
licuors ami cigars.
A man whose wife's good looks
were tho only anchor for his love,
says: "Sho is a thing of beauty,
and a jaw forever."
The census enumerator got
donU on n man's name, which is of
ten more thnn tho owner of the
liiltuo could ever get on it.
The King of the ISolgians recent
ly traveled LvlOO miles to nrosciit
l,n.v itersonnlly to Queen Victoria it bou
ipict measuring three feet across.
"I come high, but thoy would
have me," remarked tho Texas
horsethief, ns the Ihivs swung him
i "p to the tallest tree in the group.
,' The statistics of wild boasts n
! India for I.S.S'J show thai they do
not grow any less deadly. Twenty.
, two thousand, nine hundred and
seventy jiersons were killed in ISM),
nn increase of 000.
' A Pcnitsylvaiiln Judge refused i
, iiaturalintiou to a Chiuaiirui. The j
1 light is spreading. Not long ago '
1 It was easy enough for a Chinaman j
to gel his papers in the east tu du
ll.uuc of law.
I Any book of Homs which has tho
! word "tvrant" in it can not pass
the KusfUn frontier. The Cnr
: thinks it a direct hit at him. An
Kuglish book was lately tabooed be
1 cause it had the sentence, "Cod's
free air." All tho air in Kussia Itc
hing to royalty.
It is siiid that a btrgti number of
bornes have alrendy been driven
j from this side of the mountains in
; to the Willamette valley for sale,
i Though Webfoot is not a first-class
! horse mniliot, a good many bunch.
I grass htiises are sold there each
, vcar. Ochueo Hcview.
' If Mrs. Page, of Ingerwill, Texas,
i keeps at it she will soon have a
largc-sUcd I'amily Ixiok in her bouse
bold. Sio nreseiited lier husbnnd
with four little Pages the other duy,
and hati previously contributed
three pairs of twins tn tho house
bold. Hut there's lots of room in
Texan and the ople of that slate
mod not fear a crowd fur some time
. . . . . . .
"ne night during the wcok a horse
' ooionging to a i iiiiiaman nciow
John I 'ay and a horse and two sad
dles, the property of John Sllvics
residing tin the I'd at valley nwd,
wcie stolen. Some people have an
idea thai the theft wns committed
by the esciiKid Jail birds, but the
nrulmhilitifs are that some other
lliiefiir thieves are operating on
No contract bus been awarded
yet to any erson fur carrying l lie
inn'! hot woe ii ihia plane unil Mew.
nr. Tlicic l always a delay in
n.utlers, hut in thisasb the
time is stretched out lunger thnn
usual. Uncle BjugiT lleriiinuil
will liave tu prtHl the ieprlilleitt
want their mail are sitting on the
.' . ,.
,w,,m" V ""T"' yvviuM iMiuinuniiiy, mo younir man
residuiit of San balvRdur, u in Chi-.
osuo. lie savs: " lino Is trooblt. 1
'"lM:. ""., 'V"'" ,B. 1 0"u'."
urciving in nu uie uomru i meri-
can republicans. 1 understand that '
large shipments uf nriili ttml mil-
Uiuuitimi Imye Uhui Hindu (luriiig '
to lust two ttr ibrco weeks from
Han Francisco. If this U true h
bitter warfare is sure to be waeed.
, , . , , , i , , w '
resulting in much bl(KMlim.
A Knife Anil Its llistwy
Turner who resides
Col. W. M.
nt Greenhorn mountain and is large-
ly intereatcd in mine, there, mo -
the editor with a common
iHH kei knife while in town the oth-
er day, that has a peculiar history,
inasmuch as its useluluess dates
l-.uk lo the lime when this country
of ours was hut little more thnn a
The history of the knife is such
an one as would entitle it to an hon
ored place among the archives of
the government for the prominent
bubiltttion of the millions who call
our glorious country their home.
No greater a iiersonnjio than Daniel
Hoonc s rather Innight the knife at
an bumble village in Ohio, paying
therefor two coon nkins to a trailer.
When Daniel became of age and
Kentucky, where the greater num
Iht of Hiwne's exploits were had,
Daniel and the elder Mr. Turner
wore riding along the road relum
ing from a Methodist cntnp meeting,
and slopped in a turnip field to fill
up on raw turnips. While they
were busy doing Ibis I bey did not
notice n bunch of redskins who
sneaked up and stampeded their
horses. The two men were now in
! n sorry plight, and must light their i
. adversaries band to hand (they had
bows nnd arrows, but would not
shoot the men, but were Having them
' lot u
.urw. ...nnii- put on aniie
up lus sleeve and assumed an atti
tude of humble icsignatlou until
' the Indians went to see and bind
him. when he struck right mid left
with his faithful blade, felling sev
en Indians to the earth. At this
opjKirtunc moment sonic horsemen
coming along the road frightened
I the remainder of the band and they
j made off.
I Thus, from lliu humble occupa
tion of peeling turnip the knife was
suddenly transformed into an tdixir
of life, and was the means of saving
Boone and Turner from a death at
the stakeand making slenk for
Several yonis before bis death
Boone presented the knifo to Col.
Turner's grandfather its a keepsake,
and as time rolled on the historic
memento descended into tin (nickel
of (he Col., w ho now piescnts it to
the Nkws iis an evidence of good
will. We prize both very highly.
I'or iUc At a U.uyaln,
One pair of sop el geldings .1 years
old, by Ml. Vernon: nro out ot' trot
ting marts, me well broke and gen
tle, well mated and are the making
of us fast a double team as there is
in this part of tho country. For
fui tie r particulars ompiire of
lint weather is still doing bust
nexs nt the old stand nil orders
promptly attended to from '.) a. in.
to 7 p. in.
A memorial in favor of free wool
has Ui u scut to (ho Somite Finance
Commuted by tliu Wool Column
The heat was so Intense last Sun
day in the Imok country of S.tu Di-
: egu county that it melted Uij hon
ey in the hives,
The Pacific Brewery's Celebrated
Beer, the best in I'Jnsterii Oregon, is
now kept constantly on tap at the
Bed From Billiard Hall.
An eiifderii paper has made the
startling discovery that the Hies are
not m numerous as they were last
milium r. 1 1 will Iniic an ollicinl
count Ui make nnvlxHlv believe it,
1 says an Kv.
The farmers nf Haglc valley, Ba
ker county, uie willing tu mini rue t
the sale uf Ibeir bay nl 'J per ton.
There is an abundance, as well us
in every seel ion of tho country, ami
what to do with their product
pux.h s them.
A straw hold In the mouths of
tim e ruts drew the attention of Sum
Bailey of Nnsbville, Mich, to the
strange sight. Thoy were traveling
ulung the road, three nhreast, and
Hani discovered that the two outside
rats were thus lending the centre
one, which was old nnd blind,
Vnncouver llcjjUton Several
weeks ago a young man by tho
name of Mattsoit, of litis county,
but at work in Portland, swallowed
a b-cch while drinking mil uf a luiso.
As soon as it got into his sioiuuch
it took bold. The young man went
to u number of leadinu Portland
, m t v.
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inu ..nr-ll IH I atUllt'OII
was u robust Hwedo, but within I
Hecks he had wasted uwuvvorv
advised him to go home nnd take
his treatment- tu Iwd ami keep
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tuk n big jug of firewaU r home
will. nlrt.T.a ..f..ll" t..r .1
'n mi. am Kept lull lor ll.rcv
days, 'inn y t ho oec b Uul t hunk
from the avJJn lip. l.Kl nnd
Ul gu Mnttwuii bsgan U improve -
ni unco and is now as well s ever.
It is said that a iiuiiiIkt are now I
trvinu this new reinedv lo kill a I
t.wli i.r. vi.lii.it ili,.. i.u. i 1
ii......ti ii. p
,VB Wi9 in thotr Ktomnohs. l
.Many North Carolina negroes
, took to the woods to dodge tho eon
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, ,K,rw" Ht 1 l"r
uwetted onttlo at
per hmd and
The wild strawberry crop in tho
mountainous districts of this coun
ty is abundant, nnd the berries are
In Cincinnati tho price of coal is
niglier lieeause I he men who shovel
it ami deliver it demand that ice
water lie furnished them
Just cause for complaint about
the SiunshcN intruding and running
game out of the country can now bo
found the woods arc full of them.
The tunnel under the Hudson
river between New York and Jersey
i City, which has Ik-cii so much talk
ed nlnnit for a dozen years, is now
Well informed cattlemen esti
innte Hint there will not be more
than IHOO bead of lieef cuttlo for
snlo in Crook county this fall. There
nre usually more thnn twice that
A great howl it going up from va
lions cities nnd towns in diU'erent
parts of Hie t'nited States over the
censes oniiinernlion, the complaint
in every instance being that the
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population is greater than reported
ny llio enumerators
The nMlotllcc department has de
cided to make no more compromi
ses on failures to ieiform star-route
services, but will pro-wiito the con
tractors by both criminal and civil
action when they do not carry out
the agreement entered into.
It is the editorially expressed
(minimi of il. I'i ( iiei,,,:.ii. il,,.t
( nn.,,,!,,,, ,,f (), lt.i.isluturo from
L't'ii should insist on
the huildlnjr of a branch asylum in
thin part of the state next year.
Thirteen "Veueturiait Sniritunl.
ists" in one resilience nt Fttllcrton,
Los Angeles county refused lo an
swer ipiestiotiH of census enumera
tor on Ihe ground that it was
"against the dictation of their great
spirit to answer ipicstiotis."
Hcatty's T..i h up Tin: Woui.n.
Kx-Moyor Daniel F. Beatty, of
Bcally's celebrated organs and pi
anos, Washington, New Jersey, has
returned homo front nu extended
lour of the world. Head his adver
tisement in this p:tHr and send for
A person or a placo might as
well be out of the word us out of
fashion. Therefore it will bo in
order for Canyon City to make a
kick nt her census enumerator
soon, for fear he won't out the
population of tint phico high
uilDUgh. That's the way they're
An ingenious statistical! bus
made the interesting calculation
I lint tin; women of the Cuited
States Use enough paint on thoii
faces every year to paint 117,000
houses. Vet whi le is tho woman
who will not upbraid her husband
for oceasiounlly naintini tho town?
Tho French Minister of tho III-
terior rccnitly ordered a complete ;
census to be 'made of tho carrier i
pigeons throughout Franco. It is .
shown bv the returns that in c,,. !
of war the army con icly upon the
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services of half a million of these
It is said thai Wiinnmakcr has
uspirations to lie the republican
nominee for president in IMli!,
ami that he is trying hard to elFect
it compromise between tjuny and
Mngco in I'enni.yhniiia. llosttvs
unless then' Iwo bossc can agree
upon n iandnl tc for governor,
IViiiisvlviiniii will Ik- it doubtful
state in 'ilvi.
In I TU') the state uf New York
had a Mipuhilinii just about its
large us the present Hipuhitinn of
Oregon iiuimly :t(),l'J(). Tliis
iiuiy give in. idou of the weakness
if tho L'iiIIimI States 10(1 years ago
coiiiaied with t heir present
strength. The i-lntu of New York
now contain nearly (I.OOO.OOO of
inhabitants. Tlntt Onigni, will
havens many 1(H) years hence may
be letiitrded us iirobablo: imleell
lb it number may be ruiehed long
beforti lliu cxplnilion of 100 oars
so in I id J I v do nil tho forces of
modern life aeceierulo the mine.
meiits mid Itnsteii Uiu dostlny of
Xo ciodit sboiilil be given to
rumors emnnatiiur eillier from
Yictoiiu or Washington, of warlike j
demoiuliHtloiis in llebritig sua.
All the evidence points to it per
feet uiiderttaiidiiig between our
state department ami tho British
loreign olllw; that
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'' be obtuined for a iieinuuieut
'agreement for pmlooticm of thu
li.i nu .1...11 i... i .mi i .
ial ntirfccrioii bx intm-mit nnn Inn
thon'tv. It I. nrobablo that lb.
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wi ut both o-dvcr....i b,,vo
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'lo11""? U'U'W V"", wl,K'h .w,
Ims""" 'T1' dcir.o.istraiioiib
0,1 IM,rt of liUer. IhoKuMi
I will have iiooccusion
U lnvo tho boltoui of the Pucilio
iwrmx ulih H.iil.i, i.. ii.:.,
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I'RKSS ENDORSEMENTS FOR DRS.
It has been runiorod that the
well-known socialists in medicine,
I the Drs. Darrin have given up prac
tice bore. This is a inistnko; but
ono of them has left, be having gono
i to make further investigation of sur
gery in London and Paris hospitals.
! The balanco of the corps have in
' vested largely in property through
out tho Northwest, and will remain
J') permanently. Mercury, June
what tiii: "wiM.coMi:" has to .say.
The succcsb with which the Drs.
Darrin have met with since coining
to Portland three yenra ago Iiuh
been phenomenal. Judging from
the record of remarkable cures ef
fected by thorn and the immense
patronage they enjoy, tho gentle
men will have to inako up their
minds to become crinnncnt loca
tors in the oil v. Welejin., Junu'AS.
TWO I'ltOMINK.Vr l ITI.K.V.'t 01 ,': Til KH
opinions op mis. kaiiiiin. ii. i:
WOOIUN's OIHlIt l.l'CK.
Mr. ICditor: Say for motlml Dr.
Darrin has euryd me ol granulated
eyelids. The nuts of the evelnshos
! 1111,1 hecome disc ised mid gave mo
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great trouble in rendim. Medical
and electrical treatment by Dr.
Darrin has cured me. liefer "to me
at Powers' furniture stn;e, 1 Ut) First
11. I-I. Wiioiu.v.
insciiAiuiiMi i: Mt i piiKii nv i:i.i:c-
Mr. ICditor: 1 have been troub
led with a discharging ear sinco .1
years old, from the ell'ects of scarlet
lever. I wns ctiicd by Dr. Darrin
in one month. I icsid'e at the cor
ner of Fighth and IC streets, Port
land. Jaioii Li'itiiu:.
Drs. Darrin can b consulted free
at the Washington building, corner
of Washington and Fourth streets,
Portland, and Hotel (iandolof, Ta
coiiiii. Hours t)o.ri, evenings, 7
to S; Sundays III to PJ. All chron
ic diseases, blood taints, loss of vi
tal Kiwer ami early indiscretions
permanently cttied, 'though no refer
ences are ever made in the press
concerning stu b cases, owing to tho
delicacy of the patients. Ivxantinn
tions free to all, and circulars will
be sent to any address. Chargen
for treatment according to pationtn
ability to pay. The poor treated
free of eltnrge from It) to U daily.
All private diseases conliilentialfy
treated and cures guaranteed. Pa
tients at it distance can be cuicd bv
home treatment. Medicines nntl
letters sent without the di.oiora
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Scrofulous eruptions, such ns
Pimples, Discoloration of tho Skin,
esecinllv on face, are onus.d by
impure blood and will disappear
rapidly by using Pfunder's O.ogon
Pacific Urswery llccr.
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Notice is hereby
i. mo mm uny estaiuisiieu an anon-
mr the sale of the Beer iitniiufin:-
,n.r,,,1 nt (1 Pacific Brewery, Baker
J, (.)r'' uill,i" the county of
1,1 ('a'.'-v"," !U"1 111,11 -Mr-
" hlni,h. 1 l1"' "'ithori.ed imnii,.
j ger of situi Depot. All orders from
(runt county (or (bis celebrated
beer, either in bottles or kegs, will
he tilled by Mr.Stnnsell.
Proprietor Pncilic Brewery, Haker
An exchange says: "Soii,r, one
wants a now wall invented fur Ihe
girls. That's tight; invent om. j
which the girls will walta out and
help tho old lady clean pigs' feet
and stud' sausages and sling dirty
shirts in a wash tub Invent ono of
that kind and se how soon wnlU
ing w ill beeoim. Its unfashionablu
Our new "ml." from the enterpris
ing firm of Collin V McFarlnnd,
Hi'ppner. speaks for itself, and it in
worth your while to rood the suine.
In urdor to gain new trade they in
tend presenting a line huge book,
which retails at t I.ihi each, to every
retail purchaser of dry goods, cloth
ing, boots and hIioi s, fiuta etc., to tho
amount of .fli-ViM), allowing until
Jan. 1st to make nut the amount.
jOive them a trial order, when you
i t,,,u' away for goods.
Cloilni; Out Sale.
The stock of gixsls belonging (o
the late firm of (iio. (itiiidluclt X:
Bro ,of (.'iinyon City, Oregon, is now
oflered to purebnsers nt cost for
cash. The hiAiks of said firm aru
positively closed, but cash pun-lma-ers
can procure bargains by enlling
All persons indebted to the estate
of Martin (lundlnch, deceased, or tu
either of tho firms of (leorge Ouiid
Inch tV Bro., and James Norman &
Co., arc urgently rwpiosted to como
forward and sottlo immediately, n
tho the business of said estate ami
partnership mpht hi: ci.hki:i. All
notes ami nccoiintH romaining m.
pnitl after UOth of July next will bo
placed in the hands o'f an olllcer for