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m WEEKLY OREGON SCOUT. '
JNMOX. OIlKOON, ff.VT., NfJP. W, 135.
Cnuglit on (lie Fly
Sunshine and rhowers.
JIuic hath ho charms.
Union mills running dny and night.
Davis Brrt's. horve power is agtVin on
the sick list.
Mechanics Fair, at Portland, will
begin Oct. bth.
Mr. Salisbury is canvassing" the city
for tho Wot Id's Wonders.
: Died. Wednesday nisht Sept. 9tn,
infant ton of G. t. Kctler.
Jacob Hlocli and wife, of La Grande,
spent Thursday in Union.
Thomson's planing machine is
kept bin-y drumng lumber.
f Port Townscnd. W. T., had it $1.0,003
blaze on Monday last. No insurance.
The Wallowa Chieftain presented its
readers with a tamo icottt-r lust week.
E. M. b'tirmati, of Walla Wull.r, the
Organ mnni was in town, Thursday.
Tho usual amount of real estate
transactions for the week havo taken
Mr. Fithian of the Sentinel, made
a flying trip to Portland caily this
Miss Clara Jones of Weston, igvifit
ing her brothers A. K. and C. M
, Ex-Senator Slater and Atty. M.
Baker were over from La. Grande, this
A ' few Winchester Billos left at
Gove drug store, at the very low price
hi !fq. ' . .
Watermelons of ponderous propor
tions, cnlv iifleen cts. apieco nt
1 Fog-cloud3 arrange themselves intp
fantastic, fchapcjs along tho hills veal
I Scott Bozarlh, special agent of tho
Tdrth Ameiioan Accident Ins. Co.,
' Large quantitcs of lumber, from tho
mills On Catherine creek, are being
hauled to town.
' The ii?t taxable property of Uma
filla count v is '1,1110,027; number of
' John Dobbins will leave, for his old
homo in Illinois, in a few days, to
V, . '
Louis J. Davis, leaves to-day for
Eugene city, to attend tho StUto Uni
versity tho present year.
Sept. 7'th. Willamette valley wheat
?1.20 per' cental as the extreme-; Walla
Walla $1.15, and needs light.
Assessor McCubbin is still inter
viewing the peoj of this" county, 'ire
jas three more precincts to assess.
S. B. Pratt, a saloonkeeper at Ante
lope in Wat co Co., was killed by E, T,
fjlisan recently; casue, jealosy.
The new bridge to be built across
Grande Hondo river, near the La
Grande depot, bar been commenced,
What has become of those snow
she's, that wore going to bo com
menced last May "sure and sartin"?
Alford Hobnail, tho Orogonian man.
paid Union a visit 'on bis way back
from the mines. lie reports tho mines
Willis Gkifl' knows the value of prin
ter's ink tyhen rightly used 'and acts
accordingly. Sue His ad. in another
C. E. Preco, formcily of La Grande,
Ws opened a new barber thop in tho
Jirpnty Lawton stand adjojnjng the
Saturday last, Sheriff Saunders re.1.1
three yeailing ecbs, on a judgement
against 1'red. Dunuigan for jf'G.J.
B. F. Wihon was the piichascr.
The clerk who runs tho weather in
in the Pine Crecjc section, spread a
jight "kiverin.r" of the. "beautiful
pyoy," over the hills of that region.
Tho bpdy of an unknown man was
found in the jivcr at Oregon city, re.
cently. Nothing was found upon his
person that would fix his identity.
Prof. J. M. McCulJy, of Dayton, W.
T., will liavo charge of the l'ublio
Schot l at Joioph, in this county. Mr.
MeCully is a very tuceessful teacher.
A. J. Goodbrod informs us that his
nleco, Miss Miliar, who spent but
yonr in Union, but now in New Jersey,
will return hero about tbu loth of this
Tho Shoshone Journal a bright spi
cy and newsy thoof, publuliod at Sho
shone, I. T., introduced itself last wjok,
and atks us to exchange, which we
Tho mantle of enow froehly fallen
on the crest of tho mountains oast of
tho Cove, is a gentle reminder that
Winter, with his chilling breath, is
not far off.
Dr. Gilham, of I Grande, will
soon "shake the dust" of that city
from hist hoes, and leave for Harney
valley country to make it his perma
A new route from Brownlee's ferry
on the Snake river, to tlw Ilua ert-k
mines it in nice. ful operation. Air.
Brown U making ui-wtfkly triie with
A Iwy named Hi .nm . i 1 ' i
Harnoy uUy a k.l! 1 An -i !
It w upKMMl ht bud lc-u ti.i.,w.i
from his horn' and hi foi bung ia
the stirrup Urn fact all i i atl w. -re
horribly m-inl u.
J-J- Anwwm wai w ih Wght
J. A. Itofkowitr. will pay fpectal t
Mention tf the thipmeiit of Rruifl. rn t
liiirheit maikct prico allow..!, and
prompt returns mad?.
Weston, in Umatilla county, h re
covering rapidly from it toourgc of
fire two yours ago. The buildings
hnvp boon replaced witi good s,ub
rdantial brick. '
The rionecr Press, formerly pub
lished at Coeur d' Ab-no by I3ernard,
is to be tnkei to liaise city for the
puriwse of publishing nnnthcr demo
cratic paper there.
The Jones Bros, returned from
Weston, whither they had been on n
visit to their parents. Their families
returned with them. All were Well
pleased with the trip. " '
Scholarships to the State University
go lxRging in Multnomah county.
KxcclbncB of the public, rclmtlg of
Portland ami her over-the-river sister,
is said to be the reason.
As Amos K. Jones, has returned
from his basurc trip, the Srot'T,
after this issue, will le conducted in
its Usual spicy manner, and its col
umns rej k'te with news.
Mr. A. E. Eaton is Inning the roof
of his residence taken oil' prcparatorv
to having an upjior story built. It i
will improve the appearance of his i
dwelling very materially. j
Besides our regular stock of school j
books, we have a lot of second hand
schoej readers, almost as good as new, i
which wo will si 11 for neaily one half;
price of new bocks. IIALLBKO'S,
At lh" council meeting Saturday
night, bills to the amount of about
f lot) we.i; allowed. The new marsh
al s bonds were approved and Idled.
No business of importance was trans
acted. Since Jan. 1st, of this year, up to
date, there have been 63 maniage li
censes issued by tho county cleik. di
vided as b Hows: Jan. S; Feb. 9; Mar.
7; April S;Mayl; June 0; July 8;
Aug. 2; Sept. 1.
A fine assortment of gents' furnish
ing goods have just been received by
Jesse Alberton. Since the great re
duction in juices, occasioned by the
general nam limes, ne win sin tuns
from $," upwards.
Tho man who wrote, advising pco-
lo not to '-eat In a hurry'', never ate
at a western railroad eating station,
where "five minutes for breakfast, only
were allowed, and wrestled with a
piece of' rare beefsteak.
Rumor has it that work will bo re
sumed on he Oregon it California rail
road, connecting San Francisco and
Portland, Oregon. About 120 miles
yet remain between the two ends, most
ef which is heavy work.
A fine ledge of genuine marble has
been foun 1 in tho Wallowa. The
ledge is suit! to bo from ten to fifty
iods in width and two miles or more
in length. Suivly Union county lias
its share of hidelcu woi.l.li.
A brakesman fell from a car, of the
west bound' train last Saturday, near
North Powder, and had the flesh on
I lie or. If of one of his legs ground to a
jelly by (ho wheels presting over it.
Fortunately no bones were breken.
D. I). Griffiths was rejected as sur
veyor to survey the puijosed Pine
creek load, and M. F. Ib lbiook, a
flagman. Tho selectie.n of both view
ers and turveyor meets wi'h the
hearty appiowd of al interested.
Some of the boys in tin northern
part ('f twn aj-o in the habit of shoot
ing at black-birds. They thould re
member that unless the man h.il j-ive-s
l hem a special permit, they are. violat
ing a city oidinanee, and mav have to
pay for te eloing. Bo caivful beiys.
Poaches from the Snake river are
being peddl d out in town at $l.fi0 a
box. Thecy do not compare, either in
tize er dJiciou-nes, wi'h tboso grown
on Hood liver, Ik low the Daljas, but
are neverilpless fair uud are quite
readily di.p6cxl of.
Woodshed are loiiig rejleuuhwl
with woed for tho wiu'er's fire. It
w.lj not be many years, wo think, be
fore coal will supplant tha wt od in
most cases in this j 1 tci, as yood at
Jjvl jieir coiii, is cnn-idcniblo higher
than (soul at $11.50 icr ton, delivered
at your door.
Bonafide Cost Sab of all kinds of
Summer Drees, Goods for which call or
send atonco to 1'etskowitx's stemi, Un
ion, as he doe not in'cn.l to pack
themi away for fufuro trade, am done
heretofore. Botkowitz w.ll j.lway give
you inducements to tradti, an 1 greater
bargains, than can Iri found tUewhojo.
As the opening of school approach
es, tho average "town boy" quietly
fcteuli the hose shinales from thoioofis
and prncLMNla to adjiut them along hi
spinal column, and fix them in place
wh'-re they w.ll lo the moitgood, and
on Monday morning noxt, will go to
school feeling as brave as a Bungal
A. K. Jonas, Editor of the Scour,
brought a hamlfnl of Uth with him
from Western, which he modetly say
lie 'knock d eiut of thfl mouth of a
'Mi.,m l.tlilnr." Urn.' MeCdll of the
Wftun Leader h rather tall, and
thick A K. woulJ neotl u U-p Iwleler
to rvtch that if.:'.l -man maxillriei.
Too thin Amos.
Mining notes from the en iro North Ui'.def. uf 8t. Paul. Minn., for t,000. Tb
wet are m n ! i : ri"!i that it is ledge had been d .. h ptd be a tnin 1 . :
I, ii, f. jib- j ..- !' 1 t" d. H
V.I I' (.1 t , F 1 Ill'"
. . ,i . i . . : if ii p i-. i i 'i '
l.e l'.l) . 1 u l.i.u- iu I ' ' '; '"'
Kiin he can o dir.it from this pi ne
. ..an i mi II ut ridwiih a- and
tu.i,!ir:, -.IhUu'.' it.tH , 'i i.i k
tub ri'i: twskk Mt?-v
from Onr HrrtMI tor r j Kt t la lt
Qll(ti lit '(Me ml "M
Wim!. . no i. '.v .. In. i . , . r
le.le... i- 1 1 le.i-lie t a- ia-t e- -filile.
Imli .iUiens,i- hoi-'.f-t all that
.-(Utd W .U';iU'd. tlie- er! if eteni 'op-
merit goes on, expression of unbouniod
faith in Ihctr almost eternal extcnsivcuci
at? made by tlievc long nocustonied to
luintiiR. There is bnt one o.tRreion made
ttjr t'.c who have viMted the mines, and
that is. "ibryiire Immensely rirh." No bet
ter indication can lo Riven than that cap
italists arc willing, under favorable con
ditions, to invest in Ihnn. There ts no
doubt that next year will firing millions of
money here, and then you will see a camp
that for richness, will owtrivai l.eadvillcer
Rntte. tii their palmiest days. One of the
line fcatireot these mines, is their easy
nCnos, as compared with camps stiuck
before the days of fat going loeeimofiws
with their palaces nttai bed. Only a few
miles ride, after ymi le'nve the train.' by
stflfre, and you tire here. Another tine fea
tnre i thai !n who conic to this district,
need hot supply hinwclf with a half yearly
stock of "baron and henna." for the neces
nrics of VAd enn be ittrnHicd yoij nt your
-nt iii door. The day. of the outpouring
of gold dust for "change" in this country,
arc among the bv irone's," and our cornu
eopim pour out the glittering mtal in its
most covetcil shape. Business in lotli
AllentoWn and Cornucopia fair. Both
places f.re Iniprovlng rapidly nt present,
but probably the near future will see the
middle ground between the two, , disrobed
of its boulelers, and in their stend good
substantial stiucturcs reared, and on thee
very ground's, long nccusto'iicd onlv to die
trend of wild beasts, the hum of ncUvc.
busy life will lo beard. From my expert
enre in mnnv other lfeb n.intng loenliMe.
and tl.c rnpld influx of upulnllon that cen
ter in them. I think I do not draw too
largely on my imagination, when I say that
by next fall, should the y recent develop
uicntsmntimte good, this region will con
tain a population of from 5.0W to 10,000;
nnd in this estimnte. 1 am bourn out by
tho majority of men who have experienced
flic rush of wealth-seeking humanity to
o! her camps; Dan. Moore nnd other Un
innites arc here. Dan. Monro's placer
diggings arcwe'l under way. with prospects
of fruitfuj results for tho compuny. The
juesiion of loads is an important one, and
o Union a most important one. Should
tlmie be a road completed from Union,
over the proposed route, and of that cvont
there is no more doubt than that "old
-!ol" wilt shine to-morrow, she will e.oiuo
in for bor share of trade, linker City men,
nf course, think their city the only place,
nnd that the Almighty, when Ho formed
llicso cvci lasting bills and stiirlcd the
limped streams upon their courses, saw
way eleiwn through the fejr olf future, a
ity that would command a wealth of in
.old millions, and which, from the very
niii re ot things, would draw unto herself
he whole production of this mineral belt.
Rich tinds are reported from the Wallowa,
by tboso who come over from that fertile
section, and the Wallowans with the pick
tnd shovel, aro also seek'ng tho hidden
wealth. Nothing hits transpirctl within t!ie
;iast wool: other than has bean already be
dded to the reading public. ;
St.utoil f i' uunsas.
Joo Hubbard a youthful culpiit, con
:lnod in the county jail, on a cliarge of
itoaling horses several months ago, con
cluded the grasshopper fcitatc, with its
.terms und cycloiio.. possessad a more gcu
ial climate than this, and on Monday lat
lit out." &horifT Saunders lind taken him
to his residence- to cut a littles wood, and
ear the purpose of giving him his dinner,
but as Joe had tin idea of bidding a "long
farewell" to his friends, he palmed on' be
ing unwell, and did not wish to dine. Mr.
s'ttundcrs went in to dtytuer, and' tho hoy
tnyed around a while, nnd then wont to
the jail, where bo got shoos und a cont.
Before lenviiur, however, ho crawled into
: he Slier liTs olbco thioiigh an open window
and equipped himself wjtli a sixshootcr and
u box of cartridges, lie then stinted for
the lan of Ids nativity, measuring ties on
the raib oud. Utticers were started in pur
init. and ha was ni rested nt North Powder,
Tuesday noon, by a Mr. Veober. When
arrested hq attempted to draw his pistol,
but being convinced that his bones would
need putting to,juthur again, thq "bad boy
ftom Kansas" wilted. Ho now has a Ihst
eluss loom, and fures sumptuously on bread
and water. On awount of his ago,
years. Mr. Saunders htisallowcxt him many
privileges, in hopes that such treutnict)t
ou'd reform hiiii.
VVtint dJinll bo D no Wtfh ttiq Cows?
Many of our oithsens coniplah) that we
have but little protection troni Die ravages
of eows, which roam at will during the
night time about our streets, socking what
they can devour. There should be an or
dinance passed requiring owners of o.v
to place thoni in safe keeping through the
night. We elo not wish to work a hard
ship upon any of our citizens by requiring
ihem to keep their cows out of tho street
during the daytime. Home of our citizens
are not able to enclose their premises witli
a "proof fence," that will keep those bo
vine ravagers out. It would not bo a hurd
ship upon anyone to build a small corral
that will keep his cow at homo during the
night, all rubbery , ornamental trues and
gardens arc almost nightly destroyed by
tlisse animals, and we hupu the council
J will do something to prevent further de
struction or property.
The CcHr d'Aloav AIleeM.
These mines of which so much has been
written in the past, aro receiving a new
imoetus. A ledae on the strath fork of the
' ('.ear d' Alen j r.is rocentljr .'eoUt to a Mr
iVJfi. .. b i "i "i i - :.i. a ...
i i : ... v. I. i .. ii a it.ii '
lr t!if n.i -l ijtul.ty nf lubricating oils
f ir ' i it beif , l' . ; 1 ib. dru' to:c ot
i' '-.'. I hi. n. Ori-n. .
Tho atorca ot pur Hebrew friends
wcro cloftel, n oWrrrancp of the tta'sh
lTntbt n;. or the beghinina of tlu
4ewi.h New Yon :' ' "
Yi n Ki pur, '
i,n n 1 , will bf ib-'' ', d
Both tlieso lud.d ys bci;i
of the ed iy, anil end
n I1'" b1 b.
Unele Jake Collina, nnd his son f.
B., were in town during tho week,
aK other Summervillcdtcs, too many
to ehumernte. They all say "Sum
merville i$ gccKl enough for them."
That's right, gentlemen, stick up for
your town even though it thould raise
a blooebblistcr on the end of your
ton&uc, to say U
Mr .1. F. Smith has pone to lown.
lie wijl return next tummer bringing
hs familv with hint, and make Union
county his homo. Mr. Smith wa
here aliatt two y-cars ago nnd pur
chased a vi.luable hirm near I ho Covo.
'He i.l.-o jiurehtifed ltl lids time.
He ha. a much bejtfcr opiniqn of the
countrj than when here before.
Mr. H. J. OeH'r's hop creip, of the
(vo, is bjog gatheretl. Tqe yield if
immense. Mr. (Jeer thinks that from
the eight acres he lnw in thi year In
will Kiiiher about five thousand
APhousli the price is only 1
eight cts. ut ineseiit, h 1 thinks that
liefore sj rin;j; the l.rice will be consiel
oinMy better. He pays forty-three
cents a box for piekin; them.
The way tho Wallowa Chief tan
goes after' "Exports" Ih.ll and Out
Jio'tise is a caution. Healo writes up
i)i.' llegister law from the fame logi
ci.K?) standi oint. We-re it not lor
so'er..l thin.;s, wo have no heii'aiie'y
ip saying that tho Chief scribe of that
jiaperw.il, in the future, be tho com
ing man as a Profettor of lojjo in
tho Slate Universitv. Wo know of no
better. ' !
On tho first Monday of Oct. next,
tho CVimty Bonnl of Kqui.lizaHon,
meets to i'e:nly adjust the assess
ment of i mperty for this year. Per
sons feiling thenitelvis aggrieve'el by
being tive r'axid, thould attend to the
matter nt lhat time, and not wait till
taxes f.,11 due, and thin kicc because
Mu ir t.iXesare higher than they think
they t houl. I be, Those not attending
to that part of their butiness the
uopcr time have no vi.lid excuse for
grumbling. "A word to the wise is
No better section of this county can
be found,- than sum uiiding Snmnier
villee hi that section vegetables, grow
to anidniost inereelible size; the ccrec
i.lsyi.ll i.hnost beyond the capacity
of the fanner to store; the fruit is
most delicious ; (he Mowers are I'xipii!.
itely beautiful. It has preltjer gills,
more lunds'otno young men, more
ni.trriageal 1.- maiden.-', more dotim
pan nfs and inore twin babies than all
the rest of the coun'y togethrr. A
few days ago the wife of Mr. (Jregg,
lire Piunuiui v.lle brt We-r. gave bjrlh to
a j air of twins'. This wo ttndcrtlairl
is the tejilh pair of twins born in the
vicinity of Summervillj within the
l.it-1. year. We con-ider this apptoaeli
in ' the- remaikable.
Tho Red .Jacket, owned by llutitin;
ton', Burdetto it Co., improves daily,
as development pr(igro.-.noH, i.l. o the
Union, owned by the tamo jiarties.
The Last Chance and the lCinmet
are coming to the fiont aa valuable.
1 dges. '1 hey are owned by llowarel,
C ivy & Co., who tire fully eatisiieel
liiat they hay.; it rich. Their urasdra
will start up'in a few days.
'I he Bi'd IloV is now down oyer
feet, and thowd a thndi! freo gold
Ldjjo and' rich enough to give its
owners an arittrocratic standiiu-.
Tliu Mountain Chief is down' 2 feet.
It is a s Undid 1 dgo, air! promises to
got aw.iy' witli anything yet found fur
lack lIo)burn efc Co's. Lucky Boy
is a IU foot ledgo ami ekyelops jn rich
ness. Tho Companion i a 1 foot ledge at
Ihe t ttrfaei', and assays ."HOD; nt tie
depth of fin feet, it H f). ft. wide and
Fuvcfi I olhcr ledges huyo reeien'l.v
lieen discovered on (lie iipttiiitiiin
alovo Ihe Bed Boy and Mountain
Chief, and aro pronihing letdges.
Mr. Dray, of L.i Grande, a erec
ted iv very comiuoelious n.)con and
will tpond' lio winter in the mines.
There is a probability of tome of tho
other l.dges being lion.led t con.
Work will coiuinuj (luouhout the
winter. UIUKiriO !Vtt'..VB.
Uoitroj Ipk n AVJioto Clt In Milo,
Killing n Nil i. br t Vo pin.
A teriilli' oycloiie struck Washing
ton Court Hiiti-e, ,i city of -HKk) in
Inbitaiits, in obio, at eight o'clock o't
Hie evening of Hit: Kill iusl.. and al
most literally s.wept il from tho earth.
Il cainii from tjiu nortliwol mid broku
upon tho town' suddenly, carrying ev
erything before it. The tin undo
wiiirled up Cou-t street, tho main hiis
iuegs tlioioiiglifart) and mined almost
every block on it at Icjiut forty or
tlfiy 'in all, Hardly n private rusldenco
In iovvu esimpoil. fully 1UU Iniildings
goiiiL' down 'Pho Baptist, Presbyui
1 1 in ttnd Catholic cliinclies till hiitlered
the foiiiuion fine. The Old;) South
ern, the Paubiindb'., die Xarrotv (J iuire
anil the Midland depots were blown
to oiilitlie'i h, i. ml every budding III the
I'll lull C V:l-i c. 111 lt',1 II'.V.'IV. lll'tlvill! ill
i'f or cjifM iiliim t hTipo-i.Je,
i uk ' tiir s p
S. B, At !. -. in met iciiirer (if bit
v; liai i id- iiinl !,'. b i. nfwn o t
Hid a on I -'H'ld; , of On- hi -.1 jo ill
it , uud will sell them nt reitsnnnhic
pli es, (jive him a all ut Ids hhop,
bout!. j the .ch.'wl house, 1'illJb.
THE FltOrOSKtt XEW COAD.
xf r ar.U o,
1 l,r .
v . ! . and
t n.ii' ihri i 1 1 14 M.ib Ity,
heve bet n paiircYiy waiting the hiMiig of
the Bocr.1 of Ciinney eivmmissioncrs. The
tin e came at ltM, and anxiously v.o waited
for the result of their deliberations upon
the Pine Creek road. The Hoard, with
their nsttal real, and having the intorets
of efar comity ever before tbeini took the
matter in band ami did all they could to
give it a legitimate liegbiiilug, by appoin
ting as viewers, the above named gentlc
ni en. This is ll (hey could legally do at
this term oj court; the matter of appropri
ation heing.i part of the next term, and of
courre, bacd upon 'tho report of the view
ers. That a favorable report will be given,
nnd that on appropthttion commensurate
with' tho importance of t he opterprise,
will be nude, we have not lite slightest
doubt. The road is one in wl ieb not a par
ticular scciloii through which it may pass.
1 to be beiiellUed, but one which will hen
efl the wholo of the flrandc Hondo Valley.
An enterprise to which almost cery tax
paver In tho couiiiV is willing to subscribe
with a llbcrelity that is far remote frr.m
nignrdlincsg. shows the interest our people
linvn tnltnn In tbr mnttcr. A lnrio niniiiiht
snirca,iy subscribed, and lneti aro only
waiting for the list to bo presented them,
to add their mite. V.'e have assurance
from either sources of ample assistance,
based wjKin tho favorable report of ihc
viewers, ston.c ton days or more will
elnpsc before ibe lowers will he able to Rive
anything definite In regard to it. In the
meantime, wo will so shape things that n
soon as they return, giving a favorable re
p irt. tbj w.jrk will be commmoed and
i pushed ns fust as men and money can do
it, until the iigor of winter fen bids further
Covk, Kept. I), ISSfi. .
Miss A, Naliiin is vjtiling at Mr. A.
O. P. .laycox went to Portland, Tues
day, on a business trip.
The tkating rink, open every Sat
urday evening, is now ll popular re
sort. Adam Grossman, proprietor of the
tannery, t hipped several packages of
leather this week to San Francisco,
where it linds ready Kile. ,
P. K. Wade and family moved from
Sinniuervillo lo .their Cove residence,
Ibis week, The Misses Wado Will :;it
ten l tie Ascension school.
Messrs lCcefo and Ken.io havo de
cided to difcontinue Iho (loutiiu niill
liu.-inesH at this 1 1 ice. It is not known
who wijl be their Miecessors.
Thrething is almost com letcd in
Ibis vicinity. The yiid js scarct ly up
to expectations, nevertheless is good;
The timothy crop produced Wll.
Improvements in the way of new
dot hi mid school fitriiituro are beinj
made at tho r'hnnhigh tchcol. II. T.
Worattll bus been engaged nsitctichuf.
Mrs, Liz.'u Thomas arrived from
Pennsylvania this week, to join het
husband, Dr. K. .1. Thomas. Shu w.it
aeicomjianicd by their seven year'old
Mrs. Minor and her t on Prod, e:ame
from Cu'tir el'Aleiie Ibis Week, to be at
tho'hedside of her daughter, Mrs. New
ell. Mrs. New. 11 is now out of tiangei
and is eonv.il.'scin.
Lo&tint,. Sept. 7, 1SS5.
Dan. Fomniers, B. ). Tfubera and
S. McKen.ie of Sumnierville, are t'liun
ding a few days In re.
PuvcTal cattle buyers aro in this val
l.y, paying .f 10 for lapt iprin' calvus,
and if lii for yonilinga.
Dr. Croiiiw.l), of your ejty, was
called here lo visit Mrs. KhiilJs, who
has been ill for ionic time.
Frank Biown and wife, of Pnrsipp
eivok, are in town. Mr, Brown is on
her way teivitit friends and rJaliviji i.i
Bert. Courtney and S. ?hilby cap
lined a cinnamon buar tfvday, Thoy
liavo it chained tip for public cxhibi
bition. A picnic will bo hel 1 in tho Lower
valley, on tlio 18l)i. I.otdino anil Jo
fi'l li Cornet Baipls will futuith nuitic
fur tho ocegtion. A grand hall w.ll
bo given at night, and ;v t.ooel time is
Indians aro nmkini; tomo (rntibl
pver on the Imnaha. Sot: lew should
jiro tho red-il;uiH (.ut. Pome were
made to go liack, under the inpszla of
a gun, in tle Imnds of one of our citi
zens, and more thould bo tsoryod in the
Bia Ciiijbk. Sept. 7, J885.
Tlii'Dsliing nil Unit bed.
Potato digging ia induljod in as u
Bear killing lively. Ed. McQnrvoy
killiid ono a fi w days ago, them Dan.
Fruit got on tho "bar path" nnd Mr.
bruin way forced to endure tho Jiangs
of death. Horace Haton, of your city,
captured one, and now there is talk of
incorporating n joint stock company
forhe purj one of extinguishing (lie
K( w 1 .i I? lull IVlt tM 1 aft U t''liwl 11
AJ1J itiuiJi4 Jin ii ttn HiaiiHM
Mi Mary Vanorder The haj py
cia-jlewdl In. i' for Iowa in a b w
days, to ni.tki tha Stntr iln ir fu.ure
hi. mi" 'I li" bli e will be niissetl v. ry
inn 'h lii leid, from tin- ciiel s of her
mnnv lie nl . Mr. Bull lias lived in
I i mi dainty for tho pas. two years,
and has made u host of friends, who
wi h tii m; end 1 Is inlimuld wife a life
of happine-n. Yluitas.
Tho Orcgcnifln In rpeaking of tho
WW rond to tho mines has the follow
ing: "For tho information of all com
c"ncd, it is ttattel that iN'crth Powder,
Union and Baker City ouch one sop
antUly have ntktcJ assistance, from
the board of trade in tho matter of
ro.iela lo the new mining camp. The
feeling among merchants is that it in
the duty of this city to he Ip but one
genx! reaJ through fropi some point on
the O. II & N. line, becauso if the
initios should develop, as tho present
indications promise, Portland will se
cure the trade. It is understood that
the raihond compuny will nho astisU
A re'gubir meeting of tho board of
traele will be hi hi next Monday, when
an expert will be selected lo vitit the
severi.l points, nnel recommend which
mute is the lK'St. As toon aa ha
lntikes his ix'i ort, fund will Ihi forthcoming.
Tho roiitni'Mor for keeping tho conn
ty poor ordered to lake charge) of am
ctue lor .Joseph Cliainbci lain.
In the muter of ihe H. T. Ncvjllo
road. Coiillnued till next lerti).
I)r. (1. . Bigyers was awarded
the contract of lakiuu caie of tlieeoim
ly pauper-, and (or medical Iteat
tiieut. of pi'i-oitei's, for tho term of one
vcni beginning Sept. Ut It . . 1HS.), mid
ending sopt.'Dtlr, ISSli; contract
price. $!.")( id.
In the mitt Icr of tho Oollliihcrry
roatl. .lack I'icKle. f3co, Ainu-, and
vS. Miller oppointed viewers.
In the mutter of roml petitioned for
by Dan. F. Moore, ot nl.lico. W.
Amos., V. (!. Hunter and Clms. IloU
garth appointed viewers, to meet at
the leMilenco of (b'o. Ames. Sept, 'j
In the maiterof road of Brucei Uv
Frank' 1,'o-ie awarded tho contract
for luriiishiiig cord wood, lor the use
ot tho county, nt the tat'u of .?3.7fl cash
per i out.
In the matter of road of II. II,
B coshers . l)hiuis.cl.
liesignniion of y A. Ileckctliorn ,
as du.-lice of the Peace of Joseph pro
duet . accepted , am! H. d. Foisytho
appiiiiit'eil 'o llll the vaeaney.
The two vacant scholar.-bips in the
Btate Univeoily , tor Union county,
were awarded lo Frank 15. Collins, of
Smnniorvillo, and Mis Flora Satnms,
A fresh lot of Insect Powdor just received
at the well known drug store of John T.
Wright, Union, Urcgou. I tints' no equal
for tho dost ruction of hud bugs, o(c.
Siitltltus .iikI Uiiunss.
Those desiring any tiling kojit or usu
ally niantifaotuitd in a w. ll-ttocked
saddb mid harness thop, 'should not
fail lo c.dl on Bcidlemnii it Dixon, in
this city, before purehaiing ch-cwhere,
i hey manufacture nothing but tho
best qib.lity of goods, and tell at prices
that cunhot bo competed witli. Farm
ers will do w 11 lo learn where the'y can
get tho bet' I. goods for tho money, be
lore they buy. Fingle harness, 1 5 to
flS. Ili.hers. fit) cts., 'and all othef
sooiIb in proportion.
A (o il CliiiiKio,
0. Vincent, of the City Hoot and .Shoo
Store is now receiving bis fall slock, which
consists of a lnnto assortment of 'boots and
shoos, oVer-slioCs, guniMioots, etc. of the
very best quality, which he is selling chea
per tlpyi ever, for cash, t'ull on him and
llnyward Hand (inanities aro tho best
As good an assortment of choieo family
groceries iih won' evor brought to Union,
has boon received by Jono-i Pro's. Tho pub
lie aro invited to call anil oxanitno goods,
Itoinalning uucidlod for tjio nioiilh ending
August yiat.,' li.'). '
Acers l)r T Pare Sam
tiurncy .nrs r.ius cmivoiis .mini n
Clavton Frnnols h
fVillius (1 W
k'vtviiir iiuiiii j
Htawart Miss horthn
.Sutton (t D '
Dawson A II Tolly .1 It '
Harris 0eo V I! Tuoa W h
Hill .Mrs bizzio Thopms OQ
Miigann .1 W Van Dyko.rO
ltclohiuann Ous ASliitd Thomas
Oi:o. V, li.M.b, P. M, Union, progon
Ilniid of lii.tt.tltzaUi.ii.
NOTJCIJ Is hereby given that the Unard
if I&pudiiiiition will meet On tho first. Mon
day in October, 18 ll. at tho ('lurk's olllee,
In 'Union, Union county, Oregon, and will
continue in saislou from day to day, lur
t nc m ejj. All pcrst ns who may feclthem
selves aggriovod attlieir asMHsment, will
iilease appear beforo tho hoard and show
in what rosiiect ib-'lr ns.o.-.HU)ont is unrea
.lonablc or inOutt. Notice 's further giv
en tliut all pursuits failing to so appoar be
fore said U.iurd of l)m llUation, will not
ufterwunls bu allowoef any rebito on ti
ossinent. J. 11 MiiOUIJIJIN,
Assessor of ITiiimi County, Oregon.
' l A At. .
From Union to the Covo,
J. S, El.IdOTT, PlSOPKIBTQn,
Ijovoi Union at 10:.10 A. M. and roturna
nt U :30 1. M. ovory day except Sunday.
Faro from depot to Covo .75
Bound trip ?1.-S
1'assou.jcrs will bo taken from tho depot
through to tho Covo, via Union.
For Girls. '
COVE, UNION COUNTY, 00N.
Tho IU. Bov. II, Wlstar Morris, D. D
Hector. ThoHov. Wm. It. Vow.
ell, A. !., Vrinclpa!.
Asulsted by experienced and thoroughly
ct iu; ot nt teachers.
SKCOXD YSAlt WILL BSOIN SRPT. 3d, IS&'i,
Ittr preispectusor fiirther information
utidrcss ItV. V. U. ItYfci.
J. SY, STHAN0E,
OVTK'l.-Cornor iuin ,iml A Streo' ,
ALL WOlllv STIMCTIA FlUST
CLAbS, C'lituucH rctisonublo.