The Dalles daily chronicle. (The Dalles, Or.) 1890-1948, May 11, 1891, Page 3, Image 3

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The Dalles Daily Chronicle.
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V euther.
8 A. M.
3 P. M.
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Maximum temperature, fti; minimum tem
perature, 42. t
The river Ik xtiindinK at is H-10 feet above "0,"
The, May 11, 1891.
Weather forecaH till 12 to.,
Tnexday; fair Warmer.
The Chronicle is the Only Paper in
The Dalles that Receives the Associated
Press Dispatches.
W. Branner of Nansene is in the
Mr. Davenport, of tlie Colfax Common
eria iu the city visiting friends.
Wool is coming in lively, and the east
end is quite brisk with teams
We noticed the old Brooks and Beers,
feed yard was chock-a-block with tennis,
which reminded us of old timesy
We found it impossible to make room
for the remainder of the county court
proceedings, to-day, but shall try and
find room to-morrow.
With the prospect of bountiful crops
of wheat and good 'prices as well, the
farmers of Oregon have reason to antici
pate a year of unusual prosperity. Ash
land Tiding.
A monument fifty feet in height mark
ing the center of population as shown by
the last census, was erected last Satur
day on a farm twenty miles east of Col
' umbus, Ind.
The Kesler Sisters, in connection with
their dressmaking establishment are put
ting in a selection of millinery and as
they are experienced in both lines they
have done well to locate in The Dalles.
Indians are all over the ' mountains
slaughtering deer, while the law prohib
its white men from providing their hun
gry children with a mess of venison. It
should not be thus, but white men must
grin and bear it, we suppose, until the
short time when deer will be notnore.
Interest in the . fabulous "Blue
Bucket" gold diggings has again been
revived in the southern part of Harney
county.- The Grant County New man
says that when he visited Burns lately
he' was informed that a man had just
been in the town who claimed to have
found the hoops and bail of the old "blue
' Never before has there been such a
marked increase in lambs as there has
been in this section this spring. ' All our
sheepmen say they are owners of double
the number of lambs they expected this
season. In consequence the sheep raisers-'
are greatly, encouraged, and will
more than make up for the disastrous
loss sustained a year aeo last winter. -Condon
(Jlobe. ... .'"...'
C. L. Phillips claims to be the cham
pion chicken raiser of this town. He
has about 125 voting chickens of this
vpurs l-rnn. llTld llf ravb tif is crninir tr f
sat them all himself except what he
gives to new spa"er editors. In that case
, , .. . i. , it . i
the CHKONICL.E predicts that th editors
will have to steal them.
The steamer D. S. Baker, after having I
been tied up since last fall, resumed her!
daily trips to the Cascades this morning
She will connect with the Lurline on the
lower river. This will be good news to
the hundreds of settlers on the north
side of the Columbia, who have been
shut off from all intercourse with the
rest of the world, except by skiffs, for
the pnst six months.
Saturday's baseball game at the fair f
grounds between the academy and city
nines resulted in a draw, but four inn
ings beings being played. The batting
all through the game was good, but the
fielding did not come up to the usual
standard of excellence which the boys
have hitherto shown. One feature of
the game was . the large number of
passed balls, which occasioned more
than one score. Post having a ' sore
finger was bothered in his delivery and
was batted all over the field. . Some
good runs .were made all through the
game and some " neat playing done.
Quite a number of spectators watched
the progress of the game 'and manifested
their delight at each good play by the
usual vociferations.: - Some small boy 8; in
the judges 'J stand at the race track" kept
ringing a' bell at each poor play , to the
great dislike of the boys', who apparently
did not enjoy . any allusion . to . anything
that savored of chestnuts.- -,
? t Julius Wiley and Mrs Wiley returned
from their trip to California last night.
They had a very enjoyable . time .and
came back with an addition to the fam
ily of a charming little girl that Julius j
says lie. would .not .'take a, ipillion for..
They had . stopped at Astoria and after
registering at; the hotel they went out to
visit friends, returning at 9 o'clock p. m.
When they entered ; their bedroom the
little 'stranger was lying on the bed with
a lable attached to her clothes on which
was inscribed, "To Julius Wiley." Mr.
and . Mrs. Wiley made the best of the
situation and brought the child home
with them. Julius declares that neither
he nor any of. his friends in Astoria
know anything of the child nor where
she came. She is a remarkably bright
and affectionate little one about two and
a half years old and has already won a
warm spot in the hearts of her adopted
parents. ".' r:"T-.' '. : '
Hid Woldfirfiir F.nll l' - .
. . Don In The jr Z-
V ' : - Portland Oregle7 T , :
Portland a few days smcPold a.friend
some of the incidents of avisit hi paid
this state many years ago awai back
early in the '60s. He said he w;k the
first one to discover salmon in th Col
umbia, and caught 264 in a day, ara car
ried them across the Columbia, wJking
on' the backs of the salmon, vhich
crowded the river ; also that he leilrned
the (,'hinook jargon in fifteen minutes.
Like most of the reminiscenesof by-tone
days in Oregon, there is some foundation
for these statements, but still they (rary
somewhat from the fai-ts in the casei A
correct account, therefore, of Mr. Train's
exploits in catching salmon and stuflv
ing Chinook jargon will be found in
teresting. T
It was somewhere about 'fi-i ry .
when Mr. Train first came out hCT )ust
after a Fenian scare in Canada.,,-," was
when he took a run across thl'ne to
Victoria, and the long roll r'lhe British
drume was heard, and tb1"00!'8 were
called out, sentries douJ'J. and detec
tives kept a watch rr every move he
made as long ashwaa on British terri
tory. Mr. Trai-'had aspirations for the
presidency h-tiiose days and gentle
man liereVfus a photograph of him, pre
sented y Mr. Train himself, on the
backet which is written an invitation
foivcne recipient to meet the donor m
the white house when he should be
elected president. While here Mr.
Train visited The Dalles, on the invita
tion of Captain J. C. Ainsworth, and
made his first acquaintance with the
Chinook salmon and Chinook jargon in
their native wilds. This was long before
a can of salmon had been put up on the
Columbia, and when the only salmon
fisheries on the river were those of the
Indians at the' Cascades and at The
Dalles.- Mr. Train was to address the
citizens of The Dalles in the church and
the day before paid a visit to a salmon
fishery in the rapids lelow Celilo. He
greatly admired the easy, graceful man-
I ner in which uu Indian, standing on a
I frail platform bung over a narrow chute,
i plunged his dipnet into the foaming tor-
rent and lifted the salmon out on the
i rocks, and he wished to trv his hand.
The Indian endeavored to dissuade him,
telling him that he would "killapi copa
chuck" that is, fall into the river ; but
Mr. Train insisted, and the Indian
politely yielded up his net and stand
Mr. Train stepped out on the platform,
net in hand.
Never before since the Columbia forced
its way through the Cascades, had such
a spectacle been presented to the Chi
nook salmon. Mr. Train wore a green
broadcloth swallow-tail coat with brass
buttons, a tall silk hat, satin vest and
ruffled shirt. ' As he passed his net for
a "scoop" he was the observed of all ob
servers He scooped, and a large Chi
nook salmon was caught in his net, but
instead of pulling it out it pulled him in,
aud before one could say "Jack Robin
son" Mr. Train was being whirled away
like a rk in the swift current. Several
Indians, who had evidently expected
this, immediately jumped in", and fortu-j
nately, succeeded in dragging Mr. Twin
ashore. His tall hat was dancing like a
bubble down the current, but a lot of
young Indians scamiered after it and
soon brought it back.- -
Mr. Train was not to be balked "by his
ni'ahap, and while he peeled of his coat,
vest, etc., he took a lesson in Chinook
and found out what "kilepi copa chuck"
meant. Having stripped down his
ruffled shirt, and laid his garments out
in the suu to dry, he again took the net
and telling his friends to go back to The
Dalles and send up an engine for him at
5 p. m., he stepped out on the platform
and fished all day, piling up 264 fine
salmon. When the engine came after
hmi he wished to take the salmon to
town vitl Iiiiti t i rvrMi .iiii ti tliu riu.
trum from which he was to speak that
fveni"S. but was dissuaded from this on
the ground that it would not look well
jn a church.
He delivered a lecture that evening in
? Jie complimented the pioneers on
ratin(r to this section, and told them
mat wime iney were seeKing tor goicl m
the mountains and hoping to get wealth
from their herds of cattle, which ranged
on ten thousand hills, there was im
mense wealth swimming past their doors
unnoticed. He then predicted that in
a few vears the salmbu of the Columbia
would lie canned and exported to the
uttermost ends of the enrt.h aurl -uronUI
! become one of the great products of this
state, all of which has become true.
'ew ('hrlntlan Kflfleavor Society.
Mr. Norman Wilson district secretary
of the Young People's Society of Christ
ian Endeavor went to "Fail-view last eve
ning and organized a branch society at
the school house at that place. Mr.
Wilson was accompanied by Miss Story
and the Misses Folsom, of the Endeavors
of the -Congregational church of The
Dalles. .They, were joined at . Fair view
by Misses Alice and Emma Roberts and
Myron Farrington of . this city,
and all assisted Mrs. Wilson in forming
the new society. f . An address explaining
the , working and. the objects of the
Christian Endeavor was .made by Mr.
Wilson, at the conclusion' of which-' a
society was organized with the following
officers : . Miss Lizzie Nelson , president ;
Mf (D,. Stewart, . vice ' presidenf. j ".Mrs.
Maggie Overst, corresponding "secretary ;
Mr. - David Kelson,' recording" secretary
and' treasurer. ' There "are five "active
members and nine associate members, as
a neuclus around which it is confidently
hoped a large and flourishing'' society
will grow up.
POantjr Court
Proceedings, May
1891. .., . .-
In the matter of the petitionof 11 ' N.
Blowers and others for an appropriation
for an armory for the use of (Company D,
Third Regiment infantry, O. N. G, it is
ordered That the $50 per month now
allowed and paid by the county, court of
Wasco,- county' " for ' Armory 'rent" 1 e
equally divided between Companies D,
A and C, Third .Regiment, all of "which
companies consist of citizens of the
county of. Wasco; that is, each of the
said companies shall be entitled to
$16.16, and the county clerk will issue
script for said amount of $16.16 in favor
of the captains of each of said companies
and not otherwise. . '
mth of m Pioneer. '
-itia !Force,,wasT)orH 7Nbvem
: jo the state ofv $Tew, -York,
"he Dalles on May 11 ; 1891,
::ice of Mrs.. D. W, Edwards.
:Tied to James Vanderbilt
ithigan, March 6, 1838.
Riband and young child, in
-ha younger brother of her
in force, now deceased, and
Aaron Townea, also de
;h1 across the plains to Ore
ring of .1842. After travel-
reen river with wagon and
: andoned their wagons and
of their journey on horse
g S ilem on October 7th of
:::r. After living in and near
; -1863, she came to Wasco
e she has made her home
ihe was a kind and affec
"ier. and her niemorv will
at t
the (
ever remain dear to the sorrowing and
bereaved family. Those who feel most
keenly this sad bereavement are : Mr.
C. O. Force, of Crook county ; Mrs. A. F.
Adams, wife of Rev. J. A. Adams of East
Portland," and their three grown daught
ers, Mary L.f Ida Aand Maggie E.
Adams ; and Mrs. M. L. Edwards, wife
of Mr. D. W. Edwards, of The Dalles,
and their young son Walter.-
The funeral will take place from her
late residence on Wednesday next at 2
p. m.
For What Purpose are They Filling up
. the Locks?
The president stopped twelye minutes
at the Cascade Locks. No official of the
numerous army of paid hirelings was
there to ask him to take a look at the
most important public works on the
continent. His escort would take him
out of the cars to see Multanomah Falls
and Taffe's fish wheels at Celilo but
there was no time to see the Locks.
Can it be possible that the reason for
j this lay in the fact that the officials at
I the Locks have commenced to fill the
! excavation up again. A gentleman who
j was down there yesterday says they have
I built a tram-way reaching out across the
canal, and are hauling loose stones and
gravel on train cars and dumping the
stuff into the canal. They have it filled
up nearly the whole way across, near
where the middle gate is to be. What
their intention is no one seems to know
unless it is to spend the money so as to
retard the work. Loose gravel and rocks
are not fit material to make a dam, even
if a dam were wanted. We presume it
is another kind of a dam altogether they
are after.
Tlie Survey Finished.
Mr. K. H." Norton writes to Mr. Hud
son of this city from Fossil that he has
finished the survey, and he and the boys
are all safe at Fossil. They are some
what tired, and, as Mr. Norton ex-
I presses it, will loaf around the mines for
a few days and rest. Mr. Norton, how
ever, writes that he will be in The Dalles
on Thursday of this week, and will re
port what he has accomplished.
From New York to London in six days
and twenty hours. This is the astonish
ing quick time made by the new twin
screw mail steamers, the Columbia,
Augusta, Victoria, Normannia .and
Fuerst Bismurk. -Apply for tickets to I.
C. Nickelsen, agent in this city. Par
cels and money forwarded to all parts of
Europe by Globe express.
A little son of Mr. H. Garner residing
near Centerville was in a runaway last
week and sustained a fracture of his leg.
Dr. Bonebraker of Goldendale was called
! in and reduced the fracture and the lit
tie tellow is doing as well as could be ex
pected. Fisherman here note a difference be
tween the run of salmon this year and
last. Last year the fish kept near the
mouth of the river till about two weeks
before the season closed when the run
was so great that most of them had to
hoist their wheels because of the inabil
ity to dispose of the enormous catch.
Seufert Bros, expect to ship twenty
five to thirty thousand boxes of peaches
of their own raising this year.
Wanted: A girl or woman to do
housework in small family.
J. M. Huntington.
County treasurer Ruch today sent to
the state treasurer "42,519.88, balance
taxes due the state from Wasco county.
. . Seufert Bros, caught about a ton of sal
mon last Saturda v. ';
who may occupy my late residence all the
carpets (Brussels and three-ply), cook stove. with
hot water tauk, linoleum on kitchen floor, and
window blinds. All the articles named are
nearly new; and will bo sold at a bargain before
May 15th. Apply to,, G. F. TUCKER, .
Over French & Co.'a bank.
The Ladies' Tailor
School of i)ress .Cutting
v V . : ' at A y ce j
Mrs. Brown's Dressmatins Parlors,
-.,. : : i !;:? ; j H- ;
' Cor. fourth and Union Sts.,
The Dalles, 0t. ,
Each scholar can' bring in her own
dress and is taught to cut, baste and fin
ish complete. ' ' '
They, are also taught to cut the seam
less waist, dartless basque, French bias
darts and most every form of sleeve. ;.
flrIn the dressmaking department I
keep only competent help.
Dress Cutting a Specialty.
- Ilinrenhi Kni;l9ui4. - - . .i-
The sale of flowers by miction is one of
the sights of Covent Garden. The stand
In' the'holel' Emieti-krttfUrilisbe
aver nij?ht,"and the'' building id open for
private buyers aC4 o'clock ; next taoroihg,
but all their buwiuess in overwt- o'clooU.
The visitor who attends t bese purely trade
functions ha&tbe advantage of a very
charming flower show, covering something
like three-quarters of ah acre oi .space,
upon which nre arranged tier abo vie tier i
of blossoming plants, sometimes extend-
ing up and down, in and ont. to a to!
frontage of 7P0 yards.-'
The auctioneer, who takes his rostrum
at 10 o'clock, addHKes himself toihe men,
who are called "higglers," a kind of mid
dlemen, who purchase the flowers in lots
and sell them to the small retailers. The
flower girls cannot afford to trade until
the general customers have had their pick
of the choicest wares? but, taught ly a
sharp experience, they are able to drive
very smart bargains, and know precisely
what to purchase. .
The pule faced children of the alleys and
by streets of this densely populated west
central district dilitrentlv haunt the nur-
f Hriik in the .suirinsr Tlior hnvp hcarl nt
green iields and buttercups and daisies;
perhaps have been told that the swallow
and cuckoo hasten over sea to spend a
merry Bnmmer in English meadows and
copses, but the bunches and baskets of
flowers which here fill them with delight
and wonderment are the only evidence of
such plensant things hitherto vouchsafed
to them.
They are to them tokens of uu unknown
world. The daffodils, . being brightly
golden and of respectable size, strike them
most, as they veryliUely strike all classes
of visitors. When March is going out like
a roaring lion, and the London streets are
swept by hail and rain, it is pleasant to turn
into Coveut Garden and pass these flow
ers in review. Thewonder- is how such
quantitihs of violets, primroses and daffo
dils can be collected. Good Words.
Points on Pepper.
Pepper in its natnral state, that is, in the
kernei, is the fruit of a plant of creeping or
climbing habit and of branching growth.
It attains a height of some thirty feet. Its
leaves are short stemmed, uniform and
pointed. Oh the immense East Indian pep--per
plantations the young cuttings are set
out in long rows and trained on poles. In
this particular it bears a striking resem
blance to a hop field. The plant bears fruit
in its first year, but not to any great ex
tent. It in most prolific from its fourth to
its twentieth year, during which period
the annual yield of a single plant is from
nine to eleven pounds on the average.
The harvest season commences as soon
as the uniform little green berries begin to
turn red. They are then plucked and
spread out on great platters to dry iu the
sun's warm rays, or by means' of a slow
fire. ; This treat ment causes the outer shell
to shrivel and turn black. White pepper
is gathered from the same plant as the
black pepper, the distinction being that the
former is grottad from ripe berries, from
which the outer black shell has first been
removed. Because of this thorough ma
turity of the berry and the absence of the
outer shell it' is much milder than the
black. - , ;'
The strongest species of black pepper is
known as the "Piper officinarum." Its
fruit, the berry, is long, having a reddish
gray exterior and a very dark interior.
Another, not belonging to the pepper fam
ily proper, but coming under the nilitr
snaaes iDoianuraj, is the Spanish pepper I
(Capsicus longum), whose gleaming red-l
fruit is too familiar to require detailed
mention.1 Exchange.
Hail to Pur-sue the Fire.
The novel sight of a bnrning charcoal
wagon being pursued by a fire engine cre
ated considerable excitement on State
street, Chicago, the other evening. Short
,ly alter dusk a charcoal peddler, alighting
from his wagon, went into a store to serve
a customer. During bis absence some mis
chievous small boys tfirust a wad of burn
ing paper in the bottom of bis wagon, and
in a few minates the big load of charcoal
was in a glow. The fire started the horse,
and it ran south on State street at a furious
rate of speed. Some one gave thealarnvto
Engine company No. 21, and when the Bre
men turned the corner of Taylor street the
blazing wagon was two blocks away, with
a crowd of about 100 persons in pursuit.
The driver of the engine lashed bis horses
into a gallop and an exciting chase com
menced. To add to the excitement a truck
and a cbeniics.1 which followed the engine
bronght up in the rear and afforded the
many spectators as much amusement and
excitement as the chariot races at the cir
cus. After a chase of several blocks the
engine company succeeded in beading off
the runaway horse, and the flames were
soon extinguished by a stream from the
chemical engine. Exchange.
Postponed tbe Funeral.
The funeral of Charles Stahl. which was
advertised to take place in Milwaukee tbe
other day, has been indefinitely postponed.
Mr. Stahl was an inmate of the Soldiers'
Home aud his - wife received a telegram
from the governor of the home informing
her that her husband had died. Death
notices were inserted in the papers and
meetings of two lodges and a union to
which Mr. Stahl belonged were called to
make arrangements for attending his fun
eral. The relatives had all preparations
made for tbe funeral, even to buying their
mourning clothes? - . f :
When an undertaker with a coffin drove
ont to the Soldiers' Home to secure the body,
to his surprise be found Charles Stahl in the
best of health, and the latter was no less
surprised to learn' of his death from the
undertaker. ' As a result of an ' investiga
tion it was ' found that a mistake had in
some way been made in the names, Fred
erick Stahl being ' the name of the dead
man instead of Charles. Mr. Stab 1. accom
panied the undertaker back to the city and
walked into the presence of his mourners,
and the house of mourning was suddenly
turned into' one of ' joy. Philadelphia
Ledger. - ' --i v'; "- -- vw
.. . :rr- -;!)
i Tbe Hooaler Poet. ..
Riley writes from Ufa. The poet lives on
the wing now In the best Indianapolis
hotel, then with his sister; the next be l
off somewhere lecturing.. "Think of it,"
he said to me; "I never owned a desk in
my life, and don't know what it is to have
a library." ' 1 asked him where he wrote.
"Everywhere," he answered. . "Sometimes
on the kitchen table id niy sister's house,
then in the parlor, and again on the print
er's case just where the fancy seizes me.
'When the Frost Is on the Punkin,' was
written on the end of a tall standing desk
in obedience to the editor's cry for 'copy.'
The trick line had been running in my
head for some time, and when I was told I
ought to have' a poem in the next day's
paper I just took a piece of paper and
wrote out the poem on the end of the desk,
banded it -in, and never for a moment
dreamed of its subsequent suooesa.". Chi
cago Herald. -i
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Lots 50x100 feet; 20-foot alley in eac)i Block. ' Sold
" for Cash, or on Installments; Discount
for Cash.
Thompson & Butts,
llaworth S: Thurman, J. M. Huntington & Co.,
The Farm Trust
c. N". SCOTT,
Has removed to 177 Second street (French's Block) nearly
opposite his former stand, where he will be pleased to see
his former customers and friends. He carries now a much
larger stock than before and every Department is filled
with the Latest Novelties of the Season.
Notary Public.
The BEST Investment in
Thompson & Butts,
Dealers in Real Estate and all kinds of Personal Property.
Collections Promptly Made. Land Filings Prepared.
(Success.. to ABKAMS dc STEWART.)
Hetailers and T obtoors in
Hanlware, - Tinware, - Granitewaie, - wooflenwaie,'
"Acorn," "Charter Oak" "Argand"
Pumps, Pipe, Plumbers' and Steam Fitters' Supplies,
Packing, Building Paper,
Also a complete stock of Carpenters', Blacksmith's and
Farmers Tools and Fine Shelf Hardware.
The Celebrated R. J. ROBERTS "Warranted" Cutlery, Meriden Cutlery and
Tableware, the "Quick Meal" Gasoline Stoves. "Grand" Oil Stoves
and Anti-Rust Tinware.
All Tinning, Plumbing,
will be done
174, 176, 178. 180 SECOND STREET,
H . C. NI
aqd Qaps, Jru'r), 'iJalises,
GrezLts' Furnisliiiia;
Hay, Grain
No. 122 Cor. Washington and Third. Sts.
No interest. . ,
C. E. Bayard & Co;,'
& Loan Company,
"Vice-Pres. & Mgr.
Notice I
the Northwest, for sale by
114 Second Street,
Xj. is- ceowe.
Pipe Work and Repairing
on Short Notice. '
and Feed.