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TUESDAY- - DECEMBER 31, 1895
Leaves From the Notebook of Chronic!
A meeting of the city council will
held at 7 :30, sharp, this evening.
Thirty-five cente will boy a good pair
of ekates at Maier & Benton's.
Commencing Jan. 2J, we will clos
our store at 6 :30 p. m. Peace & Mays
The postofhee will be open tomorrov
(New Year's day ) from 12 :30 to 1 :30 p
A full line of Munyon's homeopathic
remedies carried by Blakeley & Hough
ton. Just received in all sizes, the most
popular shapes in collars at A. M. Wil
liams'. The lecture in the Congregational
church will begin .-aY 8 o'clock this
A shipment of hogs, and- sheep was
made to the locks this morning by the
Good bye 1805. You were good
enough in your way, but we want 1896
to be better.
G company will hold their drill on
Friday night at 8 o'clock instead of Wed
f he weather prediction for tomorrow
is rain, followed by fair weather, with
Just received a full line of Dr. Shore's
remedies, fourth consignment, at Blake
ley & Houghton's drug etore.
And still they come. A marriage
license was issued today to Willard G.
Barrich and May Lilian Scott.
Tomorrow is New Year's, and in ac
cordance with a custom of long con
tinuance, no paDer will be issaed in The
The police court was deserted this
morning, the usual occupants probably
ere waiting till after New Year's, when
they will get more for their money.
A. Y. Marsh will give a turkey shoot
on the beach Tneeday, Dec. 31, and on
Vr TT- . mi ... .
.new i ears aay. xnere will also be a
pigeon shoot on New Years. det-28-3t
A deed was filed with the county clerk
today from John J. Lucky, Lilian Lucky;
ana J. T. JNerT toS. F. Bly the, conveying;
the fractional part of the sej of ewj
sec 26, tp 3 n, r 10 e. Consideration!
The young people of the Methodist
church will give, a social New Year's
night, which will be made an entertain
ing event! The evening will be spent in
listening to a musical and literary pro
gram, after which refresmenta will be.
and Sell them Cheap. Try. Us.
served. An admission fee of 25 cents
will be charged. Children 15 cents.
There will be no extra charge for re
freshments. M. Bohan, who was arrested in. The
Dalles and taken to Sherman county for
trial on the charge of disposing of mort
gaged horses, ' was bound over to the
grand jury in $300 bonds. At last ac
counts he had not raised the bail money.
Sturgeon fishing is pretty good just
now. Several large catches are reported
near town, one of them weighing 425
pounds. Four or five sturgeon were
shipped to Portland on the Regulator
this morning. Sturgeon' fishing is be
coming quite an industry around The
X In the window of C. E. Bayard's office
are displayed some fossil remains, which
attract considerable interest.. They are
the bones of some gigantic animal,
which in ages gone, wandered over
Eastern Oregon. A portion ot the fos
sils was discovered by Joe Southwell
and part came from Malheur county.
Corn and venison will be provided at
the Red iVlen's wigwam tomorrow even
ing, and the members of the tribe will
have a great time partaking of the good
things. The members are requested to
be punctually on hand at the hour pro
vided for the opening of the council.
The tribe will give the new year a good
The old year went out in the wet.
Today the rain has fallen the greater
part of the time and is making the
ground in good condition to let the grass
get started. Thus far the winter is prov
ing a very satisfactory one, and with
this sort of weather the country has lit
tle complaint to make.
"A temporary porch has' been con
structed at the northeast entrance to the
armory leading to the dressing rooms.
A board walk has been built from Third
street around the east end of the build
ing to .the same entrance. Those who
go in carriages will drive through the
alley. The building of the walk will bo
a convenience, and make the dressine
rooms more easily reached.
James Walsah, an Indian who lives
near bherar a bridge, brought to the
county clerk's office todav five covoto
scalps, for which he received a dollar
each as bounty. The skins he sold else
where. The Indian is an intelligent
one, and has a tarm of 80 acres, upon
which he, his wife and son reside. The
coyotes in that vicinity are rather
numerous, and Walsah says he is going
to make some more dollars from killing
' Three hundred men are said to be
working at the locks. The melting of
t le snow and clear days have permitted
wors: to De carried on, and reports say
that considerable progress is being made.
About one day's blasting is necessary to
complete the taking out of the solid rock
at the lower end, while , but a small
amount of time is necessary to complete
the walls at the nnner Anil Tt io a-.
pected the dredges will begin operations
The laying of the pipes, which
will provide for the hydraulic working !
of the gates, is about completed, and the
connections will be made ' in a day
Tonight will occur Professor Lloyd's
lecture in the Congregational church.
The subject will be "Clams." Professor
Lloyd has lectnred at different places in
Oregon and bcon well received by all
who heard him. He occupies the chair
of bio?o,2y in Pacific University, and is
recognized as a learned teacher. Bis
lectnre tonight promises to be of in
terest. ' j
A watch meeting will be held at the
Methodist church this evening to help
the old year out and the new one in.
The services will begin at 9 o'clock and
continue till after midnight. The time
will be spent in " listening to' short
speeches and participating in a song ser
vice. The custom of holding a watch'
meeting is a very old one, and has been
observed for many years in the Metho
dist church. Everyone is invited to at
tend the meeting tonight. J
The armory is gaily decorated for to-;
night. Jl committee from the hose com
pany have worked like heroes all day,
and have made the interior of the large,
hall a thing of beauty. Some of the
decorations from the military ball have
been left and many more have
been added. The company's colors
everywhere predominate. The attend
ance this evening promises to be very
large, as tickets have been selling rap
idly. The armory will accommodate all
that go, however, and there need be no
fear of any inconvenience to the dancers.
The committee on arrangements have
attended to every possible-want of the
guests. Society has been agog with ex
citement over the" coming event and to
night will see the young ladies and gen
tlemen looking their best. "
Stoey Bound Over.
The examination of Ed Stoey, who is
charged with stabbing Tim Edmonsen
at Wamic a week ago Sunday, was held
at Dafur yesterday before Justice A. J.
Brigham. The trial attracted a large
number of spectators, and for a prelim
inary hearing the contest was a warm
one. 1 wo "charges had been entered.
one against Ed Stoey and the other
against his father; but as the evidence
did not connect the latter with the trou
ble, on motion of the defendant's attor
ney, he was discharged. About the
same number of witnesses were exam
ined on each side. The story of the
state's witnesses was that young Stoey
came to Edmonson's houee and asked
for some hay, which Stoey claimed be
longed to him. Edmonsen denied that
such was the case, whereupon Stoey
said he kwould go and bring his father,
and -did so. When the men came to
gether, again words followed, during
which the subject of the spool of thread,
which it is claimed Mrs. Edmonsen
took from the Stoey house, was dis
cussed. -The state's witnesses claim
that, Stoey started for Edmonsen, who
pushed him back, and then the cutting
resulted. The witnesses for the defense
claimed that .'Edmonsen was the aggres
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and get our
We aie selling at mini
mum prices and deliver
IMIER & BENTON.
sor and that Stoey acted in self defense.
The examination lasted till after 10
o'clock' last evening. E. B. Dufnr, of
Dufur & Mentfee, appeared for the de
fendant, while G. W. Phelps represented
the state.- At the conclusion of the tes
timony and arguments.. Justice Brig
ham decided to hold Stoey in $250 bonds
to await the action of the grand jury.
Mr. Dufur, Sheriff Driver and Mr.
Phelps returned this morning, well
covered with mud.
For the Beading Itoom.
The committee of the Commercial and
Athletic Club, in whose hands was
placed. the matter of selecting publica
tions for the reading room has prepared
a list and ordered the magazincb and
papers. ' The reading room will be very
complete, as can be seen from the list
published below.. Ninety dollars was
set apart to furnish reading matter for
the clnb, and it has been expended
most judiciously. Following are the
publications which will be received reg
ularly at the club;
Review of Reviews,
New York Tribune, New York World,
S. F. Examiner,
New York Clipper,
N. Y: Recorder,
Dalles Chronicle, -
Harper s Magazine,
Chicago Inter Ocean,
North American Review.
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Weekly,
Harper's Illustrated Weekly.
Just received at the Wasco Warehouse
a carload ot "Bvers Best ' Pendletcn
flour. This flour has no superior on the
Pacific coast. Try it. d7-tf
Hall's Hair Renewer cures dandruff
and scalp affections ; also all cases of bald
ness where the glands which feed - the
roots of the hair are not closed up.
Edw. Mahn, who was committed to
theasylum Dec. 7th, died today at that
institution from exhauelion.
Highest Honors World's Fair,
Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair.
Most Perfect, Made. ...
- 40 Years the Standard. -
Is upon us, and if you have not laid in your win
ters supply of wood, it is about tinie you were doing
so. We have about 100 cords of first class Oak
Wood, which we will deliver at '
$3.9 O pe r
Nolan's Book Store now located at
No. 54 Second Streetnear Union.
TO GET READY
I am now selling Men's and Boys' Clothing,
Fancy -and Dress Goods, Cloaks, Capes, Shoes,
and everything else found in a first-class dry
C. F. STEPHENS.
SILYEBWflBE AT COST I
Your choice of one-half dozen Silver-plated Tea Spoons,
Sugar Shells or Napkin Ring for 25 cents.
on our whole line, including
Albums, Books, .Toys, Notions, Candy,
Pianos and Organs.
UPRIGHT PIANOS lr $125.
Great reductions on all Holiday Goods.
162 Second Street,
Buy a nice, clean, sweet Perfume or Toilet
"Water, elegantly put up. It makes a hand
some and much appreciated present.
Prices to "tickle"
"Long or "Short" Purses.
R neux departure.
- On and after Dec. 2, 1895, the undersigned will Bell his stock of
Hay, Grain, Feed, Flour and Groceries,
JbMrt U JL'XV JETCSXTDiS, ETC., .
- FOR ABSOLUTE CASH OR PRODUCE.
No goods sold unless paid for.' ' We are Belling' goods very close, and we must hav
the cash down.' . .We Will make it to your interest to get the cash.
'-. y'::H;;:f; X H. CROSS.
All goods delivered to the boat,- railroad depot or any part of the city free of cost
& Music Go.
THE DALLES, OR.
DOfWEUIi'S DlflJG STOE.
Telephone No. 15.