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About The Dalles daily chronicle. (The Dalles, Or.) 1890-1948 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 21, 1896)
We have put on sale for a few days a complete line of Gentle
men's Fine Calf Shoes, in Lace and Congress. These goods are this
year's stock and their selling price -will be $2.50; "but as an induce
ment during the month of February -we -will offer you
These Goods for $1.75.
Gentlemen, remember the price. It's less than the Shoe cost
us, but that's our look-out, and it's to your interest to examine the
Shoe and be convinced.
ALL GOODS MARKED IN
PEASE & MAYS. J PEB f BEJ1T0JFS
Budding1 Knives, .
Tree Pruning Shears,
Sulphur, Lime, Salt,
Dunne's Solid Sprays,
Nolan's Book Store now located at
No. 54 Second Street, near Union.
The TyKh Val
Ask Vanbibber & Worsley for it.
40c. Every Square is Full Weight.
A. A. B.
ntered a the Postofflee at The Dalles, Oregon
as second-class matter.
- FEBRUARY 21, 1896
Leaves From the Notebook of Chronicle
Impoatant meeting of the Commercial
Circuit court adjourned today until
Tomorrow being Washington's-'birthday,
the postoffice will remain open
only from 11 until 2 o'clock.
The Workmen initiated one candidate
in the junior degree, two in the Work
men, also received one by card last
Kelsay Porter waa sentenced at Union
yesterday to be hanged on April 10th,
for the murder of Benjamin Mache, his
wife and son.
Prof. W. G. Alexander will commence
a course of popular lectures on "Human
Nature" on Monday, Feb. 24th at the
Baldwin Opera House.
About thirty of The Dalles people will
go to Hood River tonight to attend the
Macabees bail at that place. The Regu
lator will leave at 7 o'clock.
A meeting of The Dalles Commercial
and Athletic club will be held this even
ing to receive and act upon the report of
the committee who went to tbe Locks.
A full attendance is requested..
Dennis Hanlan was seriously hurt at
the Cascade Locks this morning and was
taken at once to the Portland hospital.
He was run over by the engine and sus
tained Berious injury in his back.
Messrs. Nate Sturgia and E. J. Husky
were in from Mosier today. They pre
sented a petition to the court t,y court to
day signed by over half the legal voters
for a division of the school district.
A committee report is to be considered
at the meeting of the Commercial Club
tonight in regard to the opening of the
Locks. Citizens of the city and county
naturally look first to this organization
in the matter of this great internal im
provement. A large meeting of the
Club is looked for tonight.
Nine candidates for the Chapter, A.
F. and A. M. will proceed from the
Locks to Hood River today, to receive
their initiation there this evening. The
degree of Mark Master will be conferred
this afternoon, Past Master this even
ing and Most Excellent Master Satur
day afternoon, and a week afterwards
the Royal Arcb.
Lee Osborne, 13 years old, and an in
corrigible, is in custody of Sheriff Driver,
who will take him to the reform school
at Portland. Osborne's mother has been
dead nine years and his father has been
unable to look after him properly. So
the other night when the boy in inno
cent diversion commenced throwing
stones at a lady an officer promptly nab
bed him. VJ
The Vogt cellar is quite prolific in
valuables. This morning the workmen
unearthed a mass of melted metal, which
on being taken to Johnston's store, was
found to weigh 140 pounds. It was
thought to have belonged to Win. Gra
ham, at the time he. operated a restau
rant in the Vogt block, but is believed
to consist almost altogether of melted
leaden pipes. Mr. Vogt has placed the
lump in Moody's bank, where Graham
can get it if he wanta it. .
An inquiry comes from a Colfax'mer
chant, if when the cascade locks are
opened, the Columbia will be navigable
to the mouth of the Snake. No, there
is yet a little matter above The Dalles to
remedy before ehips can pass. But the
-merchant need not trouble about that.
No boat will ever ascend the river dur
ing his lifetime, nor that of his children.
There is a possibility a ship railway may
be built, but it is more probable a port
An event of much interest to the peo
ple of The Dalles was the wedding of
Mr. Robert Mays, Jr., youngest son of
Hon. RoDert "Mays, a pioneer citizen of
Oregon, and Miss Madge Sommerville,
daughter oi Hon. J ohn Sommerville of
Portland. The ceremony occurred at
the elegant residence of tbe bride's par
ents at Cedarhurst, a few miles up the
river from Portland, Wednesday even
Shortlv after .9 o'clock the strains of
age will have to meet the requirements
for the next several years at the dalles.
The Regulator left the Cascade Locks
this afternoon at 1:45 and will leave
The Dalles for Hood River between 6 :30
and 7 this evening. The whistle will bej
blown fifteen minutes oeiore leaving!
It is proposed by the Catholics of this hia
city to build Voting the early part of Jacrosa the long-lost bill. . Being an hon
1897, a magnifiynt church building, the le8t 111011 he made known his find and
cost of which iVitobe $13,000 to $15,000. Blakeney, hearing of it, remem-
This would add greatly to the beauty of"erei nia lo8a f bill of that denomina
te city. S tion. He was fortunate enough to be
, aDie to prove nia property and recovere
Wild flowers and only February-21et
Mr Dave Garrison distributed today in
various parts of the city specimens of
the cisyrintbium, that pretty little
modest blue flower with the terrible
name which announces spring
The present long-continued spell of
beautiful weather causes some appre
hension amongNsrchard men that tbe
peach crop willbeehort. The same ap
prehension ha existedNivery year, but
somehow -ohere is always plenty of
the wedding march, played by Parson's
orchestra, announced the appearance of
the wedding party. First came the
bridesmaids, then the bride, leaning on
the arm of her father and then the
groom, with his best man, Mr. idwin
Mays. In a perfect bower of floral dec
orations tbe bride and groom stood.
while Rev. Daniel Staver pronounced
the beautiful words of the Episcopal ser
vice. At the conclusion the happy
young pair were warmly congratulated
by the large number of fiienda who
I The bride, dressed iu a white organdie
pown and carrying a bunch of lilies of
tbe valley, was a vision of loveliness.
The bride's veil was held in place by a
brooch of pearls and diamonds, the gift
of the groom. The bridesmaids. Miss
Abby and MisB Dorothy Sommerville
were dressed 'in pink organdie ; Miss
Sibson and Miss Veva Sommerville were
attired in white organdie gowns with
ribbons of pink. All tbe bridesmaids
carried carnations. The groom, grooma-
man and ushers were in regulation full
The ceremony was followed by an
elaborate wedding supper, after which
the guests spent the time till midnight
In every detail the affair was perfectly
arranged and successfully carried out.
The house was beautifully decorated
with a profusion of flowers, the conser
vatories of Portland having yielded their
choicest treasures. The bridesmaids
were the Misses Alice Sibson, Vera, Abby
and Dorothy Sommerville. while the
MAHER DIDN'T LAST LONG.
Fltzsimmons Knocks Him Ont in th.
Last fall Mr. Jim Blakeney lost a $100ushers were Samuel Middleton Luders
bill, and regained it today in a singular nd Seth Winslow Geer. During the
manner. One of the workmen engaged; ceremony the orchestra played with
in clearing out the dirt and rubbish in sweet effect the air of "Annie Laurie."
Max Vogt'a cellar, or the basement oA The youngcouple were most handsomely
ruined buildings, accidently came remembered by their friends, the num
ber of wedding gifts being very large.
j Mr. and Mrs. Mays arrived in the city
jyesterday and after remaining a few days
twill leave for Antelope, their future
ome. They start upon life's ocean with
most propitious winds, the good wishes
the greenback. and hopes of a large circle of friends fol
lowing them as they go.
Through the courtesy of the Western
Union Telegraph company, we are in
formed that the Fitzsimmons-Maher
prize fight took place in Old Mexico.
Serosa tne line from Langtry. and that
Maher waa knocked out in the first
round, by a blow behind the ear by
A Dalles Boy "Vho Has Achieved Success
The last issue of "The Fourth Estate,"
a magazine for newapaper men, pub
lished in New York, devotes a portion of
its space to speaking ot some newspaper
men on tbe Pacific Coast, who 'have
achieved distinction in their linea of
work. Among the journalists noticed ia
William M. Sheffield, city editor of the
Seattle Press Times, whose portrait ia
published in the paper mentioned. Mr.
Sheffield's name is a familiar one to citi
zens of The Dalles. He passed bis boy
hood days in this city and from here
started on a career which lias been a re
markably successful one. From The
Dalles Will Sheffield went to Portland
and soon his aptitude for journalism being
noticed he was given a position on the
Oregonian. His rise was rapid from the
first and from the Oregonian he went to
eattle, where after serving on the Post-
Intelligencer for some trne, he was of
fered the responsible position of city
editor on tho Press-Times, an evening
paper of Seattle, possessing a wide cir
culation and influence. Mr. Sheffield'
career has been followed with interest
by bis many friends in The Dalles and
the intelligence of his successes will be
pleasantly received by all who know
him. Mr. Sheffield enjoys the reputa
tion of being one of the brightest jour
nalists on tbe Pacific coast.
The fixtures for tbe gymnasium have
all been put in place, and constitute the
most complete equipment in the state,
with the possible exception of Portland.
Everything imaginable for the develop
ment of muscles, the lungs, the eyes,
tbe attainment of skill in boxing 'and
fencing, the acquiring of suppleness, and
the diminishing of flesh, may be found
at the gymnasium of The Dalles Com
mercial cloby Some of the contrivances
are very elaborate. A back strength
ener and chest developer ia a quadra
ci'calar framework to support the body
bent backward, with sliding weights for
the bands. This is bat one of the sev
eral apparatus of the kind. There are
trapeze rings and bare, a horizontal bar,
adjusted to any height up to eight feet,
parallel bars, a dummy horse, a punch
ing ball, a bowling alley, Indian clubs
and dumb bells enough for a militia
company, and some to spare.' These
varied appliances, if used as they should
be, will. make Spartans of tbe fortunate
members of the club, will give them the
strength and color of the country, be
sides the grace and carriage that is
gained by a systematic training of the
muscles, by systematic apparati.
Highest Honors World's Fair.
Gold Medal, .Midwinter Fair.
Most Perfect Made.
40 Years the Standard.
IS jHl 11
OFFICE and SCHOOL SUPPLIES,
PER XULEEt. "
For Low Prices, -go to the
Jacobsen Book & Music Company;
162 Second Street,
THE DALLES, OR.
Try a Bottle
Atwood's Syrup of Tar, Horehound and Wild
Cherry. for that Cough.
DOflflEIiU'S DRUG STORE.
Seed Wheat, Seed Oats, Seed Rye, Seed
Corn; Afalfa Seed, Clover Seed, Timothy
Seed and other Grass Seeds; Northern T
Grown Seeds, Garden Seeds, Early Minn
esota Corn, Dakota Yellow Dent Corn and
Stowell's Evergreen Corn. Yellow Dan
gers Onion Sets, Choice large, Mealy Bur
tank Seedling Potatoes.
Poultry and Eggs . Bought and Sold. Chofce Assortment of
Groceries Sold Cheap. Terms Positively Cash or Produce, at
J. H. CROSS' FEED and GROCERY STORE