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About The Dalles daily chronicle. (The Dalles, Or.) 1890-1948 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 6, 1896)
I Closing Out Sale of Shirt Waists
Short Lengths in Dress Goods.
Special Sale of
F O R
We have still left some of oui choicest numbers in
Waists. They all go in the same lot at
One-half the Regular Price.
REMNANTS REMNANTS REMNANTS
There has been accumulating in our stock of Dress-.
Goods, a number of new and very desirable rem
We Offer Them at Half Price.
Don't overlook this sale, the most important one of
the season. Cotton Dress Goods" at less' than cost.
ALL GOODS MARKED IN
PEASE & MAYS
MAIER & BENTON
167 Second Street, oppo
site A. M. Williams & Co.
To close out our present stock of G-arden Hose,
we will make extremely low prices on what we have.
You can save money by buying your Hose now. The
whole stock is in our center window. When this is
gone we will not sell any more at the prices we are
Keep Oac the pies.
Now in Stock. New Styles and LowPrices.
Odd Sizes made to order on Short Notice.
JOS. T. PETERS & CO
The Dalles Daily Cltfomeie.
- -AUGUST 6, 1896
Portland. Aug. n, 1896.
Fok Eastern Oregon Tonight and tomor
Random ObserTations and Local Events
of Leaner Maraituiie.
a S n
The river standi at 19.9 above low
The rainfall yesterday amounted to
four hundredths of an inch.
The -school apportionment this year
distributes $136,104.15 in Oregon.
Sherman county is credited with 979
pupils of the 129,623 enumerated in
yOVorkmen were engaged yesterday in
re-Jaying the state portage at the Cas-l
Mr. W. S. Neece.of Sherman count
in the city on a contest case before the
: sheriff and deputy collected about-
$3,000 delinquent taxes last month, and
taxes are still coming in.
ifur & Menefee have moved thei
othce into an elegant suite ot rooms in
the the new Vogt block, and are the first
occupants upstairs of the complete'
A fine basket of peach plums was pre
sented The Chronicle force this after
noon by Rev. O. D. Taylor, grown on
the famous Columbia River Fruit Co.
ranches. Many thanks for the fine
Huckleberries will not stand civiliza
tion. Cultivate them and they die. A
Marion county farmer tried the experi
ment. This year they are in bountiful
supply in Baker county. In the vicinity
of Lehman springs the woods are full of
State School Supt. G. M. Irwin writes
to School Supt. Gilbert of. Wasco county j
that the supply of school laws is ex
hausted. There cannot be a new edi
tion published until after the next legis
lature meets. Bequests for same will
therefore be useless.
The amusement market is very dull,
with prospects of a continued decline.
During the winter and spring past there
were so many lodge entertainments,
smokers, socials, and society events that
it was difficult to select a night with a
prospect of securing undivided attend
ance. Now it is different. People like
to sit upon their porches and just think.
The run of fish in the lower river is
phenomenal, but the supply continues
very scarce above the Cascades. An
idea has been suggested that this fact is
owing to the hatcheries at the lower
river, claiming that It is nature for the
fish to return where they were batched.
This is of course a theory and will ever
remain one, for it cannot be proved.
But it may be a fact nevertheless. The
way to take advantage of it, if true, is to
establish hatcheries in the John Day
and Deechutes rivers. It is pretty well
established that the fish return to the
rivers four years after they are hatched.
The traps for the band are a very com
plete assortment and include the sounds
made by a horse galloping, cuckoo,
steamboat whistle,' dogs barking, police
rattle, cow, calf, pop-gun, hog, tree toad,
turkey, bnll frog, pond frog.locuet, police
whistle, rooster, jay bird, duck, bob
white, railroad train, canary bird, mock
ing bird, sleigh bells, gong, and -a ka
zoo. Mr. G. A. Clarke will commence
mastering their intricacies at once, but
the band will not use them next Sunday.
It should be borne in mind that the
noises are not made for their own sake
many of them having no musical beauty
whatever, but serve to describe or inter
pret the music being rendered at the
Good Bote l'urcttased.
WARNED OF DEATH.
France Kreft Prophesied Her Deniise
Deatli of f. Croos Recalled.
j problem may be
The fire and water committee of the
city council ordered 500 feet of hoee of
the Maltese Cross brand yesterday. The
kind ordered is 45 pounds to the length,
4-ply hose, with 5-ply capped ends,
coupling "Jo threads to the inch. The
hose is guaranteed to stand a pressure of
350 lbs to the square inch. There is no
better hose than the Maltese' Cross. It
has been the standard hose for many
years, and has more fine points than
any other brand known to the writer.
It is manufactured 6y the Gutta Percha
Mfg. Co. . Six or seven years ago the
city purchased some of the same brand,
and Engineer Brown informs a reporter
that it is now in - better condition, is
more serviceable and far safer to use
than other kinds which have been pur
chased since that time. The hose pur
chased, while admirable for tournament
purposes, was not bought on that ac
count, but for eervice, wear and tear
and actual use. Its good qualities con
sist in being lighter to handle, more of
it can be carried on the cart, it reels
closer and does not crack. , The Maltese
Cross is an ideal hose for all purpoees.
Sheep Cases Go Over.
In the United States court yesterday
the sheepmen arrested at The Dalles on
charges of allowing their flocks to tres
pass on the. Cascade forest reserve, de
murred to - the informations, on the
ground of insufficiency. The demurrers
were to have been argued yesterday, but
defendants were not prepared, soothe
matter was postponed. .Warrants were
issued yesterday for the arrest of D. P.
Ketch um and Wm. Ketchum, who are
herding eheep, said to belong to Port
land capitalists, in the vicinity of Cloud
Cay inn, on the Cascade reserve.'
Special Land Office Agent Dixon is now
on the reserve, making observations,
and will be able to give a . disinterested
report of the state of affairs there. Ore
gonian. ' : - - .' : ' -
Mrs. C. W. Phelps will return from
Hood River this evening, after a two
months' absence in the mountains.
Mr. and Mrs. Cbaa. Gray of Salem
are in the citv, the greets of Mr. Grav's
sister. Mrs. J. M. Pattel
It seems that on rare occasions it is
given to mortals to know that their span
of life is about to be completed. In his
funeral sermon over the body of Frances
Kreft, Rev. Gray told of the deceased
having had several presentiments of ap
proaching death during the month pre
vious. She had spoken to her parents
several times about it, as well as to the
neighbors. Of course those who listened
to her prophecy made sport of it, but
the girl could not be persuaded out of
the notion, and even left orders concern
ing her funeral which were carried out
by the grief-distracted parents. These
instructions included who was to preach
the funeral sermon and where her body
ebould be laid.
Another case of a death following
an irresistible presentiment is that of
Fred Cross, who died in a railroad acci
dent January 4th, 1890. He was fire
man of the ill-fated train which wrecked
at the old ice house below Hood River,
and resulted in his death by scalding.
He spent the evening of his departure
with Mr. V. E. Sylvester's family, and
they noted he was in great perturbation.
He paced the floor at intervals and it
was evident something wa9 preying on
his mind. In response to questions be
said he felt that he was to be killed on
this trip; and didn't want to go. He
was asked why, then, he allowed him
self to go. He replied there was no ex
tra men on the list that nights He had
tried hard to get a substitute, but
failing, was compelled to go him
self. Before that, also, tie had re
lated a dream of the night previou
in which it seemed he was burnin
to death, and saw standing around hi
the ones to whom he was talking. That
was the last time the Sylvester famih
saw him alive. He left on - the trip an
was burned to death.
Where the impression which foretol 1
death in these two cases originated is i
mystery, j it is not reasonable to supv
pose that it came from the individoal's4
own mind, nor the mind of any other
human being. The facts of1 its trans
mission and reception belong to a' sci
ence impossible for finite minds to
The bare facts are related above.
What they would indicate as to the at
tributes of the mind is beyond the writ
er's ken. Probably no one living can
weave irom mem a ionndation for a
psychological fact. The human mind,
gifted as it is to investigation and re
search of all things outward, turns back
battled when it attempts an introspec
tive study upon itself. That which ana
lyzes is not capable of its own analysis.
The theologian would gather from these
events a warning imparted from the
Divine; clairvoyancy . might seem
to be ... established by students of
another school of . thought ; and the
fatalist would find convincing support
of his .belief in the fact of poor Cross
failing to find anyone to take bis place.
Sometime, somewhere, somehow, the
solved, but humanity
after so many centu
ries, of ever estabusnincr wuat tne mind
is and the extent of its rightful functions.
Mr. Divers Talks l'roeperlty.
James Divers has returned from the
famous British. Columbia, mining dis
trict, and tells of probably-the most
prosperous region of country in North
America today. Mr. Divers was for
merly engineer ot the electric light com
pany at The Dalles. During bis absence
he has developed and owns four good
mining properties, and expects to real
ize $10,000 from their sale. These are
located near Nelson and Deer Park.
The latter place is a new camp which is
filling up rapidly. On his return trip
be passed through Roslyn, and found
there is now 7,000 people there. The
LeRoy mine has just declared another
5 per cent dividend, amounting to $25,
000, making $200,000 altogether. While
absent he met Mr. G. M. Sterling and
Mr. F. T. Esping, both well known resi
dents of The Dalles. Both are doing
well and have all the work they can.at
tend to, at" good wages. Mr. Divers
says the great need at the mining camps
is lumber. For want of it hundreds of
of families are living in tents, who would
suffer from cold were the season farther
advanced.- There is plenty of timber in
the neighborhood, but little -mill ma
chinery. A sawmill of ordinary capa-.
city could clear $10,000 within a year.
When you umut to bay
Seed Wheat, Feed "Wheat,
Rolled Barley, Whole Barley,
Oats, Rye, Bran, Shorts, .
, Or anything n the Feed Line, go to the
WASCO : WAREHOUSE,
Our prices are low and our goods are first-clasp.
Agents for the celebrated WAISTBURG "PEFRLESS" FLOUR.
Highest cash price paid for WHEAT. OATS and BARLEY.
Successor to Cbrisman & Corson.
FULL LINE OF
STAPLE and FANCY GROCERIES.
"Again in business at the old stand. I would be pleased to
see all my former patrons. Free delivery to any part of town.
r. George U. Biateiey, ot rne Danes
as a visitor in Astoria yesterday andV
xpects to return during the regatta andf
firomftn'a InnrnftmpnL Xlr. Rlakelev lfiU
chairman of the committee of The Dalles
fire department whicHSn ill send a run
ning team to compete EVe duiing tb
tournament. He is ex-judge ot Wasci
county, interested in journalism, politic
and religion, is a married man, rides
bicycle, baa a good time wherever
goes and is a pleasant man to' meet
ciallv. His return will be welco
There's no clay, flour, starch or other
worthless filling in "Hoe Cake" and no
free alkali tb burn the hands. jly24-ii
Highest Honors World's Fair,
Gold Medal, Midwinter Fair.
Jacobson Book & Music Co.
and Harry Liebe
have moved to New Vogt Block.
Most Perfect Made.
40 Years the Standard.
PAINTS, OILS AND GLASS.
And the Most Complete and Latest Patterns and Designs in -
WALL PAPER. WALL. PAPER.
PRACTICAL PAINTER and" PAPER HANGER. None but the tiest brands
of J. W. MASURY'S PAINTS used ia all our work, ' and none but the
most skilled workmen employed. " Agents for Masury Liquid Paints. . No chem
icel combination or eoap mixture. A first-class article in all colors. All orders
promptly attended to.
Store and Faint Shan corner Third and Washington Sts., The Dalles. 0reoB
RUPERT 6V G ABEL,
Wholesale and retail manufacturers and dealers in
Harness, Saddles, Bridles, Collars,
''TENTS and WAGON COVERS. '
REPAIRING PROMPTLY DONE. Adioining E. J. Collins & Co.'s store.