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THE OREGON SCOUT,
UNION, OUKGON, DEC. li, 1SSI.
Christmas ut hniul.
Frank Johusun is on the wood
No snow for the past few days,
but the weather continues cold.
Bemember to go and sec Hall
Bro's. line ossbrtmcnt of lioliday
The sociable held at Mr. Ben
son 's last Tuesday evening was
an enjoyable affair.
Mr. A. E. Katon is still lying
dangeiously ill, nod not much
improvement uoticcablo in his
Remember the New Year's Ball
to be given by the Odd Fellows at
Suminervil.e on the cveniug of
Wc are glad' to say that John
Burns is improving and is now
able to sit up in his bed and talk
There will be a temperance
meeting at the M, E. Church on
fcuadny eve. Dec s8tli, at 7 p,m.
under the auspices of the Wom
aus Cl.ristain Temperance Union.
A Grand Christmas Ball will
l.e given on the evening of the
2iti at Wright Bro's hall, iii
this city. Tickets including sup
per, at the Bou Ton lesluuraiit
We hear that fourteen carpen
ters and workmen, employed on
the new mill have been discharged
which leaves only four men at
work. When the mill will be
c mpletcd, and what the object
w is iii dismissing the men wc
have not lea rued.
A news item states ' ' that a wild
man reccntfy captured in Ochcc-
co, Swamp, ue' r Chatahooche,
was rsrrleu 10 Tnlhilmr.se. " it
was enough to make a man wild
to Hud himself in a locality alllic:
ted with such a queer freak o
Evcrv bodv should attend the
ineeliug of the Literary Society
Suttirdav evening at the court
house. There will be an inter
esting donate, literary exercises,
songs, music, etc. In addition
to the programme published in the
Tuesdays issue of this paper,
. u Jgc Braiuard will recite au orig
inal poem. Every one is invited
The tester's school at Baker
City, suspended on Trusday last,
and the girls in attendance were
dismissed. On Wednesday, Miss
Viola Bowman. Miss I-niira Ste
vens, aud Miss Delia Arnold,
who have been attending the
chool trom this place, returned
borne. No explanation of what
caused the closing of the school,
we arc told, was given by the
Thursday irorning last, Mis.
James Perm II. who icsides in
Noi th Union , was suddenly seized
vilia spasm or lit, and foiling
against the stove some of her
clothing caught tire and had it not
been fur the pn 8 ;u o (if mind of
the children, who extinguished
the la c;, v'i uld osibl,v have
burned to death. Mr. Pernell
was not ut home at the time, but
the neighbor rr;i-ic,e,i 1 .,
tistance they could. Jrs. Per
nell has be n Ijiug in u .eiy pit
cariou.s ro i lition ever since,
having hu .cry little ue of l.ci
I nibs, and unable to speak.
"Arc we to have a Christmas
tree?" is n conundrum that has
been propounded to us a number
of times in the last few days. Wc
give it up, hut will say that the
town is certainly not so dead but
that sometniugof the kind could,
and .should be gotten up. If any
one of the' Churches wiuld take
the thing in hand no doubt ample
assistance could be obtained to
defray expenses. It would be a
source of pleasure' to all, make
merry the hearts of the littlconcs,
rouse the older ones for the time
being to a rcali.ation of the fact
that they are not dead yet. Wake
W Still Improve.
AVhen we commenced the pub
lication of the Scout wc promised
our friends aud patrons that as
business increased and patron
age warranted we would increase
the size and quality of the paper.
We arc pleased to say that despite
the dull times we feel justified in
soon making a considerable im
provement. In a few. weeks it is
our intention to increase the size
of the Scout to a six or seven -column
paper, it will then con
tain more reading matter than any
semi-weekly paper published in
the stale, aud we hope that the
increased expense we will ncccs
sayily'bt! put to, will be more
than overbalanced by the gener
ous patronage of the people
throughout the county and state.
LoNtliift Items. .
four, inchos dnei,
l.at'c Hummock has bought a
half interest in Geo. Post's shin
lo mill at this place.
There will bo a grand ball at
John Stanley's on Christina's
night. Ticket including
; wo duJrtrwrTJrtrtfeKl 61
I m been secured, and a good time
The members of the Lostiuc
Cornet Band have received their
instruments and tbev have been
distributed as follows. Geo' W
Newton, cornel; S. E. Riuchart,
orueirC. Conway, conic;; S.B.
.Villet, lirstulto; Willie Johnson,
-eci nd alto; Chas. Newton , ten
or; Guy. Stewart, baratone;
Chas. II. Iliuehart, tubar; J.
Sliultz, basedrum; Fran Shultz,
siiarc.dium. ;Under the leader
ship of Geo. Newton the baud is
A SHOCKING ACCIDKNT.
Laot Thursday night while
Gilbert Thomson aud wife were
attending church at this place.
their house was totally destroyed
by lire. Four of their chifdren,
aged respectively, thirteen, elev
en , seven anil four years, were in
the house. The two oldest made
their escape, but the two youn
ger children were burned to death
before assistance could reach
them. The remains of the
drrn were placed iu a neat coftin
1 , f.. I f.. r .
aim oiirricii in ine L.usiine cemc-i
tery. The funeral services will
be conducted by Elder Conway,
Sunday. Deo. 7th. DOT.
Very few fires last mouth.
Unio iites have been veiy
mcrous hci-e iu the last
W. K. MnUioleniis eecrctiiry of
tho "ArUto Social t Lib, " of
this city.- '
Portland is said to be the third
richest city in the world, in pro
portion to its population.
Chas. Miller is.
: Business College.
The iihigrntioii.to this country
in the year of,S was over COO ,000
Thomas Ga'lowny is working
on a farm in Powe.' valley about
liltcru miles 1mm here.
Henry Smith, formerly known
as "Hank" was here a few
Mr. White, who was formerly
employed by Thomson & Purscl
was in towti this week, he isnow
working in Powcl's valley.
The excitement over the election
has quieted down, and every thing
goes on as UMitjl.
Allthougu every body has pre
dicted n haul winter, it so tar has
been verv pleascnt considering the
time of .year. Flowers iu lull
bloom can be soon in many yards
around town. ' DUDE.
They Menu Itusluvu.
Yesterday a committee of worn
out, harassed, sleepy looking
citiens came into- tins olucu mid
requested us'to insert in the col
umns of the s-cout the following :
W A UNI NO.
' ."The prominent citizen in West
Union, who persits ju torturing
people by practicing on his cornet
at uueaiihly hours, of the night,
had better look 'out or something
will happen . We ai e law abiding
citizens, but know what Wc are
about, all the same. Theic mc
cases on record where a man has
blazed away at u cat, with n shot
gun loaded with one hundred and
thirty-six huck-sliol. the cat es
caping, ami the said ' buck-shot
...i.t... -i.. i.. ...... .
.,, ,,,.,, u..Mi). Wand City -20; flllltrurl sfi;
oi an miernai uiiot wrestling
with a cornet at 2 o'clock a. m
iu the si ill hours ot the night
2i. I'M, .SDauuL. . -Scull
mill cross bones.
. Chri-tmas goods of chtv
scription ut Jones Bro's.
Some maguilicfliit photographic
views of Union for sale at Jones
Soiuo splimdid oil paintings at
Jones Bro's, sin 24X510 inclies.
A choice seli'i tion of holiday
book-, at Hall llro'jf, (post-ollice.
Call nl tho pn-il-oillce and ex
amine Hall Bro's, holjdny goods,
aud compare prices before pur
chasing cUp, where,
Persons knowing themselves
indebted to thisollUe for job prin
ting, will please come forward
aud settle, immediatelv.
On accounc of the stringency of the
times, and for the bom-tit of the trav
eling publlo, and farmers especially,
Mr. Elliott, our liveryman, will from
this time ou feed animals, hay and
grain, for twenty-live cents a luad
C. Vincent Iianjuit rwcelvpd a iiplen-
did aisortiuent of boottv. shoes, rubber
over-shoes, etc., which he
cheaper than anybody. Ladles dulr-
I nr. iirimatliln. .iljktrnlit fa. I. a .an. r
"", v.t,-... ,
Baiters, or fine ahoes, .hould not full 1
to call on him. .
Thl popular place of fFort
, breuenlari-d and fiinituhed
I ways on hand the Choicest of
JJQUOIW, and CJGAI.fV
soos receive alluehllllanl'taMe.
Drop in end Ct'in dtde.
Somewhere on Jlnln street, a lady's
Sold brca-t-pln. The Under will bo
suitably rewarded by leaving It at this
To trade two blocks of ground, In
Union, for horses or cuttle. Kumiiru
at this office.
To purchase from two lo live lots In
Union, somewhere on Catherine creek.
If cheap, will pav cnh. Leavo word
at olllee of OltHCo.v Scout.
M 1 SCKI.I.ANIJOUS .
A now rook stovo with fixtures for
sale at Jones tiro's. Cheap for cash,
All Job work done at this ollleo must
ho paid for upon delivery.
VISITING CAItDS, Imsliicss cards,
ball tickets, etc. printed at this olllee.
BIlTlTilKADsf letter" heads, nolo
heads, statements, Ac. printed at
this office, and put up hi tablets of
one hundred each, at eastern prices.
I will haul freight from the depot to
Union for $1.50 per ton. Packages, va
lises, trunks, etc, left with me will be
handled carefully, aud delivered
promptly. A share of tho public pat
ronage soliclcd. ltcspectfullv
Any ppion or percons found hunting
or otherwise trc-passlng upon mv
"ropcrly after September 3.14, will'
be prosecuted to the fullest extent of
1 ho law. K. AV, IMHMllt.
NOTICK TO TAX I'AYKIW,
Nolice is hereby given that I or
my Deputy willmcctthe tax-payers
of Union county, Oregon, at
(heir usual place of voting in the
different jircciucls for the purpose
of receiving their taxes for tho
year 1884 . at the following times
and places, between the hours of
1) o'clock a. m, and 4 o. clock p. m:
uovo uec. its; Mniuincrviiio
js.limptown I'.l; La (.ramie 24;
Union 215; North Powder 27; Bed
Hock 29. Eagle vallev !10, Lower
Eiglo 31; Pino Valley Jan. 2; Big
Creek fi; Antelope (; Indian Val-iby-tf;
Wlulbwir 10; Alder 12; Jo
seph 1:1; 1'ine i icck h
Taxes not paid at the precincts
can be paid at the Sheriff's ollleo
without costs up to tho 14th dav
of February. 1K85; after which
time they will be. collected' by le
gal process at the cost of the tax
pavers. A. L. SAUNDEHK.
Sheriff ot Union county, Oregon.
Great inducements for bargains
NEW YORiv CASH
For want of a suitable reprcseutu
tit u in my alienee, and not desirous of
being forcer purled from my family,
comes this course of action,
My slock of goods comprises Urn la
tet stjles and louent pnera tier offer
ed la this community, counfiillng a
follows: And they will he sold
JlCiUTUlCfiii OT JOSl.
American and French callc(jcs, chev
iots, gingham, woolen dress goods,
j ull wool serge, merino's, umolr cloth,
I wool and silk bomieU, llk and sat
ins, red, white, bluu and checked tlau-
!), nil aim irl-li futile Ilium, liro
lUctedaiid lilaimclvrleen. cahlincre.
.-.ititon llanelt. sheeting, muslins. Im iI
ticking, comforters, blankets U-d and
table over", ladles' lieckvvaru and mi-
J i!(.rvii', farjx'i", wall pujmt, trunks,
Clirl.tiim goods, genu.' uiidenvarc,
men's blanket lined ull, or In parts,
inenV and boy's can. millx. or Iu nart
etc. etc. l'lcaxi call and cxainliie for
yourvlf, whcrujiiii can an jiir dol
lars ami cents .before )uu purcluiu
At tho old drugstore, next door to
AUI.KU & MlI.I.EIl PllOIMlIKTOR,
AU kinds of tho finest and best
brands of liquors and cigars kept
WALLA WALLA BEKli 20 cts.
A First Cluss llllllnrtl Tnblr.
Call and spend a social hour.
J HvNODINK, IMtOI'HIKTOU.
Tho best of workmen employed.
A IX KINDS OK IM.ACKSMITIIINCI
AND WABOK WQKK IKIKB IN A
OOOll WOIIKMANMKK MANNEK.
shoeing and repairing
Shop opposite A. V
doors south of Jones
tdTHnlr cutting, Shaving, mid tiham
IMioing done neatly and In tho best
WVILLH, - OIIEGOX.
All kinds of blacksiiiithiug and
repairing done at lowest rntcs.
HOUSE- SHOEING CUE A '
Eli THAN JiVKH HE FORE,
STILf. IN TH K VltONT. '
LIFE OF TIIADE."
Hai rented the
Opposite the bank,
Main Street. Union, Oregon.
A SI'KCAIJTV 7-
UTAH thoe detlriug lo hate hor"
bod In first clas.i st) le, give mu a cull.
All work t'liaralitifd loglvc kslii.'cs
tlou The re I noun wt.rkninii, C. C. (.'of
llnbcrrj' has charge of tho hop, which
Is an s'tiirancu that all work will be