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THE WEEKLY OREGON SCOUT.
;i;nio.v. oiiKnox, iAT.. jlni: in. lssn.
The SCOIT tin a 31 licit Karci'r Clrou
latlim than miy I'.t.t In thli -.,.! I,iii
of tlir Stair, anil Is, tin-rerun- the ltllST
This N n Trm- Stnteniclit. tintl xrr
kIiiiII notnlttixv It tn 1m- tictitne(l ly nnv
oilier inpT. Ailvcrl l-i will do ui'll
to mulct' n, ntiti' of tills.
Local and (Jem-nil.
Kit. Soiiu- txvclvc nr .'nrtecn resi
dents of thi place were out in tin.' nniuii
tains proietin;r. thi week, iiml returned
a dity or two iit. We lo mi that they onch
located it placer claim nit nuper K igie'orock,
some ton or txxolvo mile-. :iln.vo tin- brliliro.
Thoy tliink, from wlint iiivistijtitiin ami
prospect they made, that the pl.iecrs wil'
jirove to bo oxtromrlv rich. Thov will go
hack in a fexv titty-, u.tli all tin- n.oef-arv
paraphrnnalia, nntl nnimonco tho xvnrkiit
opening tln-ir mini They ttlni touk up
land for it tnxniit-. everything irniitf; tn
indicate that a -ti n i ) nf eo'ni(1orHble imir
liitudc will -nun bo t f 1 Iin ic 1 somewhere
in that xieinitx. Until hranclio of Kagle
rook aro linoi! with nioit prospecting fur
placers, anii inanv are working mines al
ready located, x, illi poori lestilt. Niiinor
ous quartz Kxation- have been, ami aro
being inmlc in that section, and im doubt
some of thciii w III prove to ho bonanza--.
1'Ilti: it Y.xNiotVi:ii, 1!. C A dispatch
datod June l.'ttli. says: Parties arrivintr
from VaiH-miwi- r-talc that at 'J:'!-) this sif
tcrnoon tho wind nio to a gale and c-ut-od
llres whli'h wore 1 1 1 ri i i 1 1 on tho Canatlian
Pacific railxvax resorxe to -. road toward tho
oity. A lintlse on tho extreme xvot onti
o.nicltt tiro and the Humes hp-rail rapidlv to
all tho adjacent buildliiir. At I o'clock tho
last homo in town xvas in aho. Tho Ha,
tin-is sawtnill and tho ltnyal City planing
mill, bennr situated on point- of land out
side the toxvn, wore -aod. Five person
tiro reported doad, iind several seriously in
lured. The linn of il. M. flute it Co. loc
.KiOOO; iniii-nioc. $'HVM. Tho total loss I
estimated at .-l,in(,(i(0: insuranee, $10,000,
One thousand people are homeless.
Jolly Patiikiniikiih. The entertainment
to be given next Wednesday evening by the
.lolly I'athlinder.s. prntnl-es in ho tho linest
overseen in I'liion. This oumpanv is the
mint famous mii.sical enincilv nrtrauizatinii
in the Untied State-, It numbers font teen
people, has a superb band and orchestra.
and its programme, ".N-rap. nf fun at th
pleasure ground." j? prnnntinood tbemo-t
successful musical coiuedv over written
Kvory line nf it is the pure-t, brightest fun.
and the accompanying music will ho a reve
lation. ThcOrnnd Chapter nf li-.yid Arch Ma
sons con vonod at Mamiio ball, Portland,
on the 1 tth. in-t. Ah. mt oventy-five dole
gates front varicen parts nf the' state were
present. The following ollirer were elect
ed for the t'listioiiiir vear: Witllaco liald-
win, (!. II. P. ; U. !'. (iibniis, deptitv (i. II.
P.; Setb I,. Pope, King; tJporgi- Humph
rev, Scribe; Cliritopier Tavlnr. Troaur
or; 11. P. Karhart. Seen ttirv"; U. Y. Hill
Lecturer; Knoili Holt. ('. II.
In compliance with a numcrnu-lv signed
petition, tho futility court, at ils recent
ses-ion, appropriated S-1,000 to be applied
on the building of the Pino crook rotd,
between till- fit v and Coo-o creek. Wo
art! ploa-o I th t the ooiiimi--ioner- have
awakened to the vast benefit till road will
bo to the entire comity, and have made
such an appropriation a- will insure lis
All tlio-c indebted to the Scoit will
please bo prvp irod to -etllo, us your bill
will bo ptoseniod during tlie miiiir week.
The most of vo;t have not boon asked for
any money f,-.r n year, and ns week aftei
next the Seoi r eiiiors upon a new year.
there must ho a lug settlement, and wiping
ou oi the -late.
.-IUMI acres nf land,
i a block in I' ii ion ,
The I'lne 'r-l-U otitic.
A eorrt-poiiilunt writing to the Orogo
iiiun from ( 'ornuonp!a, itvs:
"In twonty-llvo ,ears' nb-ervation and
experience in California, Nevada, I'tah
mid Arizona, I have never seen it milling
district where the conditions for the eco
nomical reduction of ores wore as perfect
as they are here. Kvery elaini contain.
Within it boiimlnriis timber and wood
enough to supply its working necessities
for years, aim o'ory claim i within 200 to
L'500 yard of Pino crock or it tributaries',
and, at the ilryc-t -ch-iiii of the year, then
is enough water running to drive 10,ik.o
Tliure tiro few water power ipi trtz mills
on this coast, boo.uie there are few min
ing districts whore the nearest stream is
convenient to the mines, and to bring
water tilting distance through llitino and
pipu.s, and iif keep these in order, is often
more expensive than to envt and run. steam
power. pjllt. ereok, itboe Klk
creek, l'csciuhlc's the fnbleil shield hung
upon the imldeboiird on the king's- bich
Way the shield which caused two knight
to t'luarrel. ber.aise out' side of It was made
of silver and the other side of gold. Tin
mountain to the left of Pine cieek contains
the Whitman. Cox it Allen and l-'orestt)
Otieeil. and higher up tho I moil, Coinpan-
lOll, Ilfli .illllll'l illMI l.lllllll-l, 1IIM1 Sllll
higher the- lied Hoy, Mountain Chief,
tjucen of the West and litlf a liuridred
iiiori" not so well known to fume, all ot
them gold mine, with only a sluall er
contuse of -ilver, The mountains to tht
right of Pino crook contain the Persia, the
llarkridor, tho six claims of Simmons lV
Williamson, the ltuckeye, the Anne (ill
more, the Harvest jtict-n, the ( Iregoniiiu.
ami the loading mine of the distrtet, the
("onttiot, all of tlioni silver mines with only
ii siuall percentiige of gold. The gold ores,
though rich, and wmu of them very rich,
arc with a few exception not frco milling,
iiml will generally rt"iifrc rousting.
The silver oto i, im the contrary, though
they contain more or le.- galena, can gen
erally bo. Worki) 1 up lo W) pfr cent, by tho
ordinary nan process, without roasting.
Frnlu tilt? greater ivonoiiiv witli which
(hu silver oms can be Worked, nild the
smaller invitnieitt luipiired for mill
Which demand no furnace. It i altogether
possible that the silver mine will hor'ly
.tnko the lead lioio, ami that this will be
' known as a silver camp before it niciniren
a reputation a a gold euiup."
Mjjup it rjg.
Manufactured only ly the Califoritla Fig
tjyrup Co., San FraiieUeo, Cut. , i Nature's
. Own Trilc.lXutlve. This ploiisiint Calior
. nia liquid fruit remedy limy be hud of nil
(Iruggist-i, at fifty eon' or one dolUr. It is
the most pleaMnt. pnmipt, and on'oeme
ruined v know n to olciuie tliCnyatcm; to act
on thoMilver, Kidiiev. Hlld llowvli ueUtlv
yet thurtniglllv ; tu dUi-el Ilwilaclie, cold,
and Fuvor', to ittre f omuniptloii, liijigw.
tlou, mid kindred Ills.
U1.I Clrry unl Tur.
Kvelyboili kllnu the irtd of Wlhl flinr
ry and Tar a !t tollef nild I'utv for any affeo
tloiu of tin' Thiottl tiiiil LullgK, combined
Mlth tlioc ttt'o Ingreillfllts MM- ii few Mtilple,
healing reiiiedlfs lit the couipwisittoti or Dr.
iosankoj ( oilgli and IMhj srup lliaklng
it Jmt the artleli' von nholihl always Innc In
tho house for i otighs, t oltb, roup aril
Dronchltl. rrlcc .VI cent autl $1. Xaiuile
trtt SolUbyJiTi WrightiL'uiuii, Oil'oii.
Head our now nils.
Sunshine and s-howor.
Fanners busy at work.
Itratitiftil moonlight night.
lltisinoss mt the increase.
Celebrate theFotirtli nt rnion.
Huckleberry parties will soon be.in nrtlur.
Mi Lulu Hall i now acting a ai.situiit
in the post-ollioe.
The wool clip of Wallowa this rear will
bo about 12."i,iki0 HitiniR
A ball will bo given in Cornucopia on thft
evening of the .Mb. of July.
Mr. II. Sheele, of this city, will open a
restaurant In a few das.
Hr. Capp. tin week, bought Hev. t'hlelil's
residence in North Tnion.
H. oliotr will praotioe on Friday
from tlii time on.
Work i progressing rapidly
on both di
visions ot the Pine crook road.
I wouldn't under thoame circumstances,
go again, for a dollar and a half.
The people of H tkor count v have rologn
tod Dealy and Wisdntn to private life.
Tho Idaho ConferriKO will convene tit
this city on the uDtlt. of next month.
Ho. eipts for 'hose who Wish to spttlo Up,
constantly on hand at C'ovo drug store.
Dr. McDonald ami wife, and Mrs. KUis.
of the Cove made 1'iiion a visit, this week.
(?. P. MeColl, editor of the Weston
Leader, is very sick and is not expected to
Travel will commence oxer tho Union anil
Pino creek xvagon road, in.ldu of three
aro plentiful in Catherine rrcck.
am is one of the llnest in ICastcrn
Louie Davis, who
chool at Kugono, i
fexv da vs.
has l)0cn attending
expected homo in a
L. P. Kinohavt now navigate on crutch
e. caused by having a very painful swelling
till Ills foot.'
Attend the celebration at Klgin on the
third, and wind up the festivities nt Union
on the tifth.
The Ilakor City people, will celebrate the
Fourth, and are'sending their posters out
fur and wide.
A sumptuous dinner, free for everybody,
will ho served in the grove, at the celebra
tion on the oth of July.
Mr. dosso Hnrde-ty tak -hi departure,
till xvook, for Cornucopia, and will open
a law ollice at that place.
Recorder Pa vis ha disposed of exeral
cao, this xvook, ami the oltv exchequer
has boon replenished somewhat.
Mr. .liinie Pation and Mis Nora 1'rown
were married at the residence of Dan.
Thoiulinson, in North Powder, on the Kith.
Al. (iardincr has bought a one-half in
terest in McFarren's jewelry establishment
ind will make Union his home, hereafter.
1 1 i said that more votes wore polled in
Kxpres precinct, linker county, than there
were inhabitants. Peculiar election to sax
King Lndxvlg, xvho na recently donood
I rom the liavatian throne, comiuittod sui
cide on the 18ih, int., by throxviug hiui-elf
nito starnburg lake.
MoxVors, IJcitpor, Threshers ami Head
ers jind -tH kinds of Farm .Machinery for
sale by l-'rauk liio's Imnloinelit Co., of
Isiand City . (io and sec them.
Marriage licence'- have recently boon
,'rantcd to J. A. McAdani ami Mis" Nettie
Martin, Iaao N liaidnor and Miss Lucy
(Irigsby. Frank Johlisoii and Mis Jennie
(irashopper.s tiro about to overrun Har
ney Valley. They have alarmed the natives
to that extent that a meeting was recentlv
(tilled to devNeway. ami menus to extendi
The strawberry festival given by the la
dies of this city, last Monday evening, to
rai-e money to improve thn cemetery, xvns
well attended. Proceed something over
Parties lixiug outside of I'liion may se
cure seats by mail, for Kentfl ow's "Jolly
Pnthilndors next Wednesday evening, by
aildros.sini applications to J no. T. Wright,
l'eserved .seats for the Pathfinder are
now on sale at Wright, drug store. So Ho
od .mil excellent a eolnpanv us this will
siirelv be greeted by a crowded house, so all
should secure Ktat early.
lieinoinber tho celebration to be given in
this citv on the .r,th. of .In I v. It will with
out doubt be the grandest u'il'air ever gotten
up at tht place, ami those who attend may
count on havisg a good time.
AlTangeironts tire belhg made, to pilt on a
ttigo and fast freight lino from tld oity to
'oriitifonla. as mioii a tint road is com
pleted, xvhlch will, probablv, be in about
three Week. It will be a paying business.
Union county has . territory -tn 'itult to
nipport three comities. S-Mitiiicl. True
eitomh. piird.. tt "territory is all tllttt is
needed to 'support a county, xx c imag
ined it took a fexv xvell healed residents.
We lire not a b. o., howex'cr, and nitty bo
There xvlll he tt meeting at the school
house oil Monday evening tin' 'Jlt., tit 7
o'clock, io determine how the money raised
at the festix'ttl .shall be oxnomled, tn tho best
advantage, in repairing the cemetery. All
those xvho are interested, are rcnuet-tcd to
The llalit-r Sflrft' Hrllsli aOS that dn .it-
tenipt xvasina(to last Saturday night toburn
the toxVn. hut fortunatolv the lire xvus dU-
coxored before it got under li-'udxvay, thus
proventing a serious coniingr;atioii. a par
ty whmo naiijc was not givcll xvas jilaced
under arrest as being llle guilty person.
Mr. II. C. Colluli, ilruninior for the firm
of Aliikv Uiluni it Co., of Portland, was in
this i-itv n fi-w ibivs ago. Coll lib is a vcrv
jiootl niatch for Toiu Thumb. Although he
W a man perhaps forty yeufs of age ami
Having a tun sized neau, his oooy is very
diminuitive. His height xvlll not exceed
I'lie Patblliuler'fi band xvill give a street
parade in the afternoon, next WodtiNduy.
and in the evcsiin? at T:.H0 will render an
men-air concert. 1 hln Utter win ho xvell
worth hearing, for on thin occasion .Mr.
Chris. S. Smith, the llinwt baritone soluint
in the profusion, xvill play one of hi fu-
in oti. sol OS,
Thfr people of Wallowa xxlll so ni i"in
inouce xvork on the trull from Joseph to
Cortiucpola. The Chieftain nay! ' The
trull is of vital Intercut to both I'lne and
Wallowa vallcvv, us it will enable Product)
to ii-im througli the very lieart of twenty
miltiM of mineral districts with comfort mid
t-Mxc. When the truil U complete it will be
an easy iuk t ride from Jostdt to Cornu
lOpiu fn ten hours."
Ml-s Ailflla K. Uif, of I'ortlainl. jfavtf
txvo eloelltloiiarV eiit-l1ali'liieiltH, during
the Week, in thfs eUj. under the aUfiiltu-rf
of t lit Pri 'byterhin Sunday S, html, xvhlch
were very xvell attended. Tho audience
xvas well pleased With the holee M-lcctloim
rendered by Mls IMU but xycrei.oiuexvhat
iliMiplMlntfil In her it tin eloeiillnuUt.
The lady ffii lay claim to nothln;', in tlnit
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While money Is close, xvageif tlild prices
loxv, expenses should be etit doxvn In ex cry
houi'hold. Keonoiny, the xvatclixxord for
Mother., head off doctor bills, by alxvttys
keeping in the house it bottle of Dr. Itosiui
ko's 1 otigh and Lung Syl'iip. Stops a cough
nistanllx, rellexes folisiinititlou, cures Croup
and pain in the (host in one night. It is
just the remedy for hard lime. Price ."Al cts.
and 51. Sample free. Sold by d. T. Wright,
The Host Africi llblo
A-well as the most eU'eetive method of
ilispellivg llciidaeltofi, Colds, and Fevers, or
cleansing tho system, Is by taking it few
doses of the pleasant California liquid fruit
remedy. Syrttn of Figs. .".he. and M bottcN
for sft'lo by all driiitgit. Snell Hoitbiiit
Wooilard," wholesale agents.
At Cove, Union county, Oregon, June !i:h.
lssii. after anilines of live oars. Mr. Mar
tha il. Illootu, wife of Saliitlel M. Mh'oiu,
aged 51 years.
Pfct'tiuuil Witii btirii near Ivnqxvillu.
Knit '1 eniu'NCec, iiiDVetl to .Ihsiht
county, Iowa, Wliorc pIip nntl her t-m-viv'mg
liiisbnntl wore lnarricd tn 18(10.
At the tiuo of eiglitci'ii, Mrn. lMooni
united -.Villi tlio M. !'. church and
waa u conHstoiit nietiiln'r iit to lmr
death. Shu Wax tho first cr.nn to
coiiiu'i't ht-rrclf With tins church in
Cove, having joined under thf minis
terial labors of lUv. .Mr. Ellsworth,
Who died, lruuiy yours binco, nt La
Mr. Hlooin fume to the Cove in
1802, locuted liis piCKont homo, whero
ho antl liiu companion lived for ti
iUiirtct of a ceilttiry in domestic tnin
iitiility, roaring a family of- livo chil
dron,' xVhcri, oil the' Dth. iilxt., Iho
death anul entered the liott'eliold,
convoying front hin loving heart, tho
wife and tho atrectionato mother of
his dnillnt: children, two of whom aro
of that tender ago that xritl exclaim-
"What tH home without a mother."
Hut weep not little ones, the ship that
was unmoored to convey1 tho spirit of
your fhristain mother to the huven of
eternal lilies, will, in Uod's own time,
couvey you to to the ollior hide, whore
again you xvlll have the plettftiro of
clasping liandc with your angel moth
er. Mr. Hlooin wu, (luring her lust
eicknucfl, blested with the tociety of a
tirter With xrlioin she hud not met f'M
In tills foiiilrction tile family wish
(o return thanks to their neighbor
and friends for their kindness, during
their tad berearmcnt.
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I Piles are frequently preeoded by a mmuu
j of xveight In the hack, loin and loxver part
' of tlie abdomen, causing Iho patient to sup
I poi-e he has sitlno affe Ibni of the kidneys or
nelghbtil'lng organs, At times, syinptoi'nsof
I indigcstinli tiro present, llillitlenov, iiiteasx
noss of tho toitiach, etc. A moisture Ilk"
perspiration, producing a very disagreeable
itching after gelling xviirni, is it common
attendant, lllind, ltlecdlug. and Itching
Piles yield in once to tin application nf Or.
llo:uik(i,s Pile Itumcdy, xvhlch acts directly
upon the parts effected, absorbing the
Tiiiiiors, alia) lug tho Intense Itching, ilnd
cffci'tlny a poinialiont euro. Price, 50 ecnls.
Address, Tlie Dr. liosauko Modlolno Coni
pan.V, Phiur., O. Sold by ,1, T. Wright,
I'.ir ' iiitlriiirll.
We are in position to name bed rock pri
ce on Units' Shirts, Underwaa', Ties, I Socks,
ililoves. Sii'X'iidors, llaiidkerchlpfs, Culls,
i oiinrs, tiv. I'or ikic. xvo iurnin a nrst
class unhiiinilrieil shirt. For .', I.'J."), best
grudc of laiimlricd shirts. We solicit the
latronago of all liiiyorsof (iont-i' I''iirnislllng
(loods. Ity writing to us, your purchases
xvlll brt made economically and satisfacto
rily. Send us a trial order.
180 First Street, Portland, Oregon.
Highland) Clackamas county, Or.
I have millWod with a dwonso of the kid
neys for (1 or 7 yuan and for tlie last txvo
months have beon laid up with a tiain in
my back. A friend sent me a .sample i the
Oregon Kidney Tea, and having used it one
xvek I can do a goixl day's xvork. I linve
derived more honellt from it than from all
the medicines 1 have ever taken.
J. Q. NKWIHLL.
KHglu Coopur Simp.
d. H. Aylfis, ninntlfnltlriT ofhtilter
hancln mid la'g.s, hns itlxvilx b on hand
a pod supply of tho best (Jilnlity, and
will sell (hum rtt reasonable 'prices,
filvcliiitut call at his shop, foutl of
the school house, Union i
An excellent place adjoining tlilk city for
said at a bargain. It contains W acres of
splendid laud, good dwelling liouu ami
otitbtlildhig-i.atld tho best orolmrd in the
country. For further Information apply
at thin otllce.
C. Vincent luu just rocrived a splendid
lot of boots, shoes, etc., xrlileh ho trill "11
at a groat reduction on former prices. He
nifun- what he shvs. Try him.
I ho Kimball organs have no equal,
liny the celebrated Kimball Jiiano.
-Mitchell's Kidney Duster fur sale
at Wright's drug store, Try it.
Itilliard tablo for salo cheap. Kn
quiio nt this ollice.
Hmofco tho "CoiKiuerer," ul Jones
June 17th, 188(1.
Txvo veius ago to-day, the railroad
xxi conipleted at La (Sratide and the
first locomotive arrived.
K. I'. Mc.n.iniel went to Portland,
this week, to be in attendance at tht?
session of the Urn ml Lodge
.las. F. Keller has sold his saxv mill,
Ixyo miles above town, on .Mill creek,
to 'I'. J. Debnrde who xrill take possess
ion on the 1'ith. prox.
H. T. Wurstell, the newly elected
Justice of the Peace in lot. Prairie.
started for that placr, Tuesday, with
a. load of Agricultural tnaehinory.
lxobins, with a greedv desire for
sniall fruits, are raiding the berrv
patches. To protect the crops, ti
great many hint. have to he shot.
Messrs. (leer and lCdxrard., the en
urgelie proprietors of the nurserv, arc
liurd at xvork arranging their ground,
in view of readily meeting the fall
trade. A vi-.it to this beautiful place
xvill repay anyone.
The several cultivator of berries
and cherries will visit the dillerent
places of the valley, with loads of
IttMMous frtnt, .Saturday. I he straw
berries, iu Cove, are of splendid size
ami llavor, tins season.
MarvinTurner.il student of Leigh
ton Academy, last year, hns been
appointed, by Iicprescntutivu Herman,
:i cadet in the Oxford, Maryland, mili
tary school. His many Cove friend.
eoiigiatulate tho young gentleman.
riio closing exercises at the Kpirco
pal schools, Kriibiy evening, wen
listened toby an appreciative audience
from all parts of the valley. Ou the
part of the boys, declamations by
Samuel .McDanicl and J do. Honey
xrere good, also, song bv members, of
the Academy, xv.xs xrell rendered
The instrumental pieces, songs, essays
and declamation. by the young Indies,
rcllcotcd much credit upon thoniiielves
anil their teachers. Hishop Morris
and Hev. Thomas Smith xrere present
and made appropriate addresses. I he
schools xvill aj;iiitj open in September,
with neoosKirv changes and miireiii-ed
advantages for those desiring a thor
Did you hear what I lost when
riding doxvn the road, the other night?
L. A hherttl reward ollered for the
return of one stray white cavtise. T
Those having a second hand, Mexican,
Cheyenne saddle for sale, come to inr
Prof. H. Our bright dreams of long
strings of speckled beauties, on closer
investigation, proved a lizzie. 0
Tho popular pastime now days
going to Union to have the babv s
picture taken. The average Covuiti
actually itlle-izes this Weather. That
young man who acted so fresh, last
xveek, should seek I he suit M'a shore
Ditl you see a streak iu t ho road, Mon
(tayf I nut xvas i anil my pony, pass
ing. Ld. I he great question in
town What shall wr do to ho shaved?
L. sent his girl a piece of lettuce. Sun
day, with the motto, "be married."
See tlie point?
June Kith, 18SG.
The Park has enjoyed a three or
four days rain which is of untold
benefit to the crops.
Mr. McOubhin's failure iu the elect
ion is the elephant that stepped ou
my weasel skin. 1
The Park school will compote with
any other school in the county for
good order ami discipline.
All those who have any threshing
lodo, this, summer, xvill please bring
it to us. We xvill accommodate thorn.
Miij, mid Jo.
The people of this place xvero treat
ed, last Friduy evening, to a very able
and interesting l.c,ttiro on tho labor
question, by Mr. J. Dolby of Hig
The Hev. Mr. Noil on finished, last
week, a series of five lectures on the
prophesies of the bible. Allhoii'di
difioriug from him in our views, it js
conceded, by all xvho listened to him,
that he made a very able argument,
and proved his points admirably,
The Land Pirate of Murray Gulch
and hero nf the Hluo Bucket diggings
xvas seen passing throui.ll tho Park,
Inst xveek, riding in his chariot uud
drawn by his blooded bays. By his
careworn and haggard expression, we
should judge that the gold fever had
not been broken on him
Cove papers please copy.
Jtino 12th., ISfcfl,
The Wallowa Italian Marble Co.
are making a big showing on their
find. Iho marble u improving in
piulity as thoy go down.
Our nexv comers are xvell pleased
with the country. There has been
about one hundred settlements made
iu the WalloWa, this spring.
Hovoral capitalists have been hero
looking for chances, and no doubt
many will succeed. Wo have strong
hopes of the future of this camp,
We have had Very line weather for
several Weeks, but it has been raining
xx'lth no sign of clearing Up, for a day
or two. Crops aro growing lineiy.
'e have about thirty or forty min
efs and jiioupcctdi'i ill ottr mountains,
nlready, und almost every day brings
new ones, homo of our ledges aro
showing lip well, as work progresses on
thuin. Messrs. Knight and Kernau
discovered a rich ledge of xVhite
qllarlz, last fall, and last xVeek began
Work on it. Thoy worked two days
and wont dowil eight feet, and tho
ledge measured six feet nule of tho
tnost beautiful Vrtitc, lino grained
t-unrtz, und f till of galona. They
think, Art many oid miners who have
seen it, that tlley have a bonanza.
Five of hlk companies afu dovoloping
What tllt'y have found, while dozens
urn btly pionpeWtlitfi
June 11th, 188G.
Kxciteinent cooling down.
Some snoxr Hying yesterday.
Several "Bueharos" in town, last
Txvo or three little scnllles in town
on election day.
Hora McKonzio is improving his
property iu the town of Summcrville.
The school at this place is progress
ing nicely under the able supervision
of Miss Stephenson.
Dr. T. J. Dean, of Joseph, xvas in
town on his xv.iv to Portland to attend
(irand Lodge A. F. and A. M.
L. J. House is iu town. Ife says
the democrat" stood by him, last
Monday; but dod rot the republicans.
A tax for JlioO has been levied in
the Smnuierville school district.
This is a move in tho right direction.
Thomas Clarke, J. R. Oliver and
Hun and V. W. Courtxvright started
to the Big Bend country, last Thurs
day. The nexvly elected directors of tho
Sunimerville Irrigation Company are
James Smith, Hlias Kuhu and Jacob
The "Sunimerville Bouncer" lias
suspended publication, owing to tho
defeat of the "citizens ticket," last
On Thursday evening, tit." republi
cans held a pow-wow celebrating the
election of A. X. Hamilton as sherill'
of Union county.
On Friday evening the democrat-,
burnt several cans of poxvder, rejoic
ing over the election of l'ennoyer,
Webb and Strahan.
The Siimnierville "kids" have or
ganized a baseball club and are ready
to meet, any team xvest of the Rockies,
ou the diamond turf.
Jacob Collins is having a new fence
built in front of his residence, which
xvill add much to tho tasteful appear
ance of his property.
J. II. Rinehart started Hast, to-day,
on business connected with the Farm
ers Mortgage and Savings Bank, of
which ho is President.
B. D. Hubers and Charley Ilolgarth
started to Portland, yesterday, to at
tend the annual meeting of the Grand
Lodge A. F. and A. M.
T. S. Paul xx'ill meto out justice to
Uio oH'enders of laxv in this precinct
for the next txvo years. A. J. fatten
will serve Hie suhptenas.
Tho Judges at the Sunimorville
election Were A. TerWillegor, S. iu
McKen.ie tind H. T. Xovillo. Clerks,
K. B. Collins and W. R. Cbattin.
Yesterday xvas children's day at the
Sundsty School, and a very neat pro
gramme xvas carried out under the
supervision of W. R. Chattiu, Super
intendent. Frank B. Collins is sufiering from
a severe cold, contracted on Monday
evening while serving as clerk of
election. He has not been able to
speak above a whisper since that time.
The damage to property belonging
lo W. H. Rinehart, caused by tire, was
assessed at seventy dollars, and a
cheek for that amount was inunedi
stely forwarded by tho Home Mutual,
in xx'hich company ho held a policy.
The company deserves praise for their
Good prospect for grain crops.
Warren Bridsel returned front
Lower Poxvder, Thursday.
Crowlio A Toinlinson finished shear
ing their hand of sheep, last Wednes
day. Three of our prominent citizens
took a (lying business trip to La
Grande the first of the Week.
Win. Huirnian, tho democratm
Judge of tho election, who was not
present, is still running at largo.
Tho young ladies of Telocnset are
not behind their near neighbors of
Union, in late styles. The latest
freak of fashion Is short stockings.
W. If. IftlU'man, of Pyle canyon,
Green Arnold, of La Grande, and
Mr. J fall, Sr., of Union, will start for
Corniii.opia, in a few (lays; tho for
mor to attend to mining interests, and
the others for a pleasure trip.
Tho republicans of this product,
propose to tolerate the freo school
system, hereafter. They aro going to
edtlcato their children cUotigh to not
he dependent on tho caprices of demo
cratic judges for their Votes, Tho old
ones learned a trick this time, bo tlley
Soveral weddings iu toxVn tho pnst
xveek. Among them Mr. Frank Leo to
Miss Fannie Humphrey.
The Catholic school, in tho Westonl
part of tho city, will booh bo com
ploted, and Will bo quite an addition
to tho place,
The anti-Chiileao latlndrv Is tloltlfi
a rtlshing business at this place. Tlio
Chinamen will sttrely have to mlcratOi
as this is proving a very unhealthy
place tor tiiem.
The election at thU place passed oft
very dtltetly. All tho dentocratid
candidates were elected excont the
coroner, itttd ho was put in simply to
sit ou the Corpse of the balance of the
Tho summer fights liaVd comitiouced
in (load earncHt----oniy about eight thtt
past week. One Hill ltedford got
badly cut on tho left wrist by tt Chiti-v
mail, who. Was arrested, tried add
Columbus lteridrioks, Oils 1! licking.
ham arid sevoralothers started oltt
the mountains on a hilntlug ami ftli
lug tottr, A feW days ago. The U
no dotlbt that i'ettdletoii Will b ft-atK
plid With lUeM wh titoir fetum.