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The Oregon Scout.
UNION, OREGON, SATURDAY, NO V EMBER 0, 1SS0.
THE OREGON SCOUT.
An Independent weekly journal, issued every
JONES & CHANCEY,
Publishers and Proprietor.
A. K. Jones, l
f 11. Cuanckv,
One copy, ono yrnr (ttO
fix uioutbs 1 00
" Tlireo months ,5
Invitrinlily cnsli n wlvnnce.
If by any chnncu subscriptions aro not paid
till end of yenr. two dollar will bo charged.
K-ritcs of advertising nindo known on nppli
rntlon. Coricppondcnco from all parts of tho county
Address ull communications to A. K. Jonra,
I-dltor Orocon Scout, Union. Or.
CiiiANn Kosiin Vai.i r.v Loom:. No. W5. A. F.
nnd A. M. Meets on tho second and fourth
iotLidayg of cuch niontti.
W.T. W1UGUT. V. M.
A. LEW, Secretary.
Union Lopok. No. in. I. O. O, V. Hefrttlnr
nicctinirs on Friday evcnlnjrs of each week at
iliclr hull in Union. All brethren in pood
fltandlnir aro invited to atlond. order of
the lodiio. O. A. THOMPSON, N. G.
CI1AS. S JULLKH, Secy.
M. R. Ciimtcii Dlvino forvlco cvcrvSunday
nt II n. in andT p. m. Sunday school at a p.
in. Prayer mcetiiur every Thursday ovenln
t0:T0. Jtl'.V. U..M. I KW1N. Pastor.
I'ltt-snvTFMAN Ciirncii Hcgruliir church
-services every fabbath mornlnp and evmiinir.
I'rayer meet ui if o ch week on Wednesday
evening, bablmth tcliool eve ry Sabbath at
JO a. in. Hov. H. Vkknon Hick, Pastor.
Pt. John's Episcopai. Ciiuitctt Service
every Sunday at 11 o'clock a. in.
IIev. V. It. Powell, Rector.
Judpo O. P. Hootlall
Sheriff A. N. Hamilton
Clerk . F. Nelll
Treasurer H. C. Ilrahiar.1
School Superintendent J. L. Hiudman
Survojor M. Austin
Coroner S. Alboibon
.Tonn Chn'sman J. A. Untnbio
State Senator L. B. Klncliurt
V. D. McCully E. E. Taylor
Mayor D. II. Kees
S. A.Pursol W. O. llcidloman
J.S. Elliott J. n. Thomiison
.1 no. Kennedy A. Levy
Itccorder M. F. Davis
Marshal E. E. atos
Treasurer J. u. Carroll
Street Commissioner L. Euton
J. 11. CRITES,
ATTORREV AT LAW.
Collecting and prolmto practice spcclnltlcs
Ollloe, two doors south of PoatoOlco, Union,
Allorncy at Law aod
Offlec. ono door south of J. U. Eaton's storo
I. N. CROMWELL, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon
Ofllce, ono door 60tith ot J. I). Eaton's storo,
A. E. SCOTT, M. D
pxivsBCiAiv a:vi mi;ieh:oiv,
Has pormnnently located at North Powder,
wheroho willunswor all calls.
M. Baker. J. i Bakkk.
BAKER & BAKER,
Attorneys and CoraQors at Law,
REAL ESTAiE AGENTS.
LaGkandk, - - Ohkgox.
D. B. REES,
OFFICE-State Land Ofllco building,
Union, Union County, Oregon.
H. F. BURLEIGH,
Attorney at I.niv, Keal INlate
and OoIIcoUiij;- ArchI.
Land Ollico Business a Specialty.
Ofllco at Alder, Union Co., Oregon.
J. W. SIIKLTO.V
SHELTON & HARDESTY,
A'i"raerKVs at ilw.
iTWi!i,I,ractIr0 Jn LTn'"n, Ilaker. Grant,
umntiiia ami Morrow Counties, also in tho
buprcme Court of Oregon, the District,
b.IL und auI-enie Courts of the United
Mining and Corporation busincsa a spe
Ollicea in Union nnd Cornucopia, Oregon.
lot whit tiniintllr oflfd nittr. tbe ttklnrof
wMch. In iimuy Intiaiif c. U ouly pretext fur drink!
tag. but It f rrr from lcoUolle itinuUnK, and rrn.
- lum In lurrtulti lon Infant louduii u
will not full Id turlnri-ilt-'lv 1 J ISA. nAt'li iS
nd djt illac- riilojc frtm dUcrdercd tivNiftcjL
Having leased the f-hincle mill belonciiic
to L. 11. Hinehni t, we are prepared to lui-
nisli a superior quality ami make ol aliin
gtes nt tlm following rules:
Delivered at Union,
At tho Mills,
$3. 25 Per M
$3.00 Per M
We respectfully solicit n fihnre of the
pntrotuice. noniNS ,o KOH1SHTS.
A. L. COBB, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN ADD SURGEON.
Having permanently located in Alder,
I'liion county, On-con. will be found ready
to ntlend to calls in nil the various towns
and settlement.! of tho allowu valley.
CIii-oiii Itj.-ao. ii Specialty.
ja3Mv motto is: "Live and let live."
A. C. CRAIG, - - Proprietor.
(Union Depot, Oregon.)
Splendid accommodations for commer
cial men. Tables always supplied with the
best tho market affords.
TJS'llor and Cold Mi.nkrai, HatiisTS-S
KENTUCKY LIQUOR STORI
AJSi SOMA IMtTOKV.
Cor, Main nnd I Sts., Union, Oregon.
NIIUIC.IIAN A:lttl,i:v, I'roim.
Manufacturers nnd dealers in Podn
Water, SarHaparilla, Ginger Ale, Cream
fiodn and Chiiiupngno Cider, Syrups, etc.
Orders promptly lilted.
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON,
Union, Union County, Oregon.
OfTiccon A street. Residence three doors
south oT tlie Court House.
Special attention given to Surgical prac
tice. W. R. JOHNSON,
CONTRACTOR AMD BUILDER
Main Street, Union, Oregon.
Plans and Specifications for Dwellings,
Hums and Uridges furnished FULL 01
Bridge Building; a Specialty
Alt hinds of Cnbiuet Work nently execu
ted. Repairing done on short notice.
None but tho best workmen employed,
and satisfaction guaranteed.
Call nnd interview inc.
FRUIT AND SHADE
APPLE, PEAK. PLUM, PRUNE, PEACH
APKICOT, CK All APPLE, C1IEKKY.
SHRUBBERY AND SHADE TREES
Of well known varieties, Httitnblc for thin
climate. Can nUo funiinli foreign Hortn at
one-third the prico asked by eastern can
vassers. I desire to null trees at prices
that people can allora to nuy.
L. J. HOUSE,
Ur. Vm Wmmm
132-134 Ttird Mrcst, Portland, Oregon
IS n regular grndunlo in medicine; lias
been longer engaged in the special treat
ment of alt Venereal, Sexual and Chronic
Diseases than any other physician in tho
West, as city papers show, and old resi
dents know; $1,000 reward for any case
which lie fails to cure, coming under 'his
treatment, by following Ids directions.
1)K. VAN is tho most successful Catarrh,
Lung and Throat Doctor in America, lie
will tell you your trouble without asking
von a single question, nnd WAKKANTsi
PEKMANENTCUKE in the following cases;
NERVOUS DE11IL1TY, Spermatorihiea,
Seminal Losses, Hoxual Decay, Failing
Memory. Weak Eyes, Stunted Develop
ment, Lack of Energy, Impoverished
lllood, Pimples, Impediment to Marriage;
also lllood and Skin Diseases, Syphilis,
Eruptions, Hair Falling, llono Pains, Swell
ings, Soro Throat, Ulcers, Effects of .Mer
cury, Kidney and Illadder Troubles, Weak
Hack, Hunting Urino, Incontinence, Conor
hu'it, Gleet, Stricture, receives searching
treatment, prompt relief and cure for life,
NERVOUS Diseases (with or without
dreunis), DUeased discharges cured prompt
ly without hindrance to husinesw.
HOTH SEXES consult confidentially. If
in trouble call or write. Delays are dung
Diseares of tho Eye or Enr, Ulceration or
Catarrh, internal or external, Deafness or
Paralysis, Singing or Roaring Noises,
Thickened Drum, etc, permanently cured.
LOST MANHOOD perfectly restored.
CANCERS AND TUMORS permanently
removed without tho knife or caustic.
Medicine compounded and furnished to
all patients at ollico strictly pureand vege
table. Guarantee of tkuiunknt cures in
all cases undertaken. Continuation free
and strictly rontidenti.il. All correspon
dence promptly attended to; medicine sent
by exprertd to any nddrrs free from expos
tire. Call or address Privato Dispensary.
Nos. i:i'J-134 Third St.. Portland, Oregon.
Tvrmg strictly cusli. Ollico hours 8 a in.
to 8 p. m.
w. capps, m. d:,
SarECon and Homeopathic Physician
Will go to any part nf Eastern Oregon
when solicited, to perform operations, of
Medicine I'm'iitlirl Without lii-tra
Ofllco adjoining .tones Hros.' Storo.
W. T. WittoiiT.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Does a General IJanking Kusiness. luyi
Rtid sells exchange, and discounts com
Collections carefully attended to, and
a o cj
rt g el
ai O 0
5 rt -
can Favo From $M to $liX) on tho
jL Oil iiurrhuto of un Instrument by
W.T. WHIOIIT, Agent. Union, Ogn.
The Best Washing Machine
in the World.
S. M. WAIT, Proprietor.
Wait Bros., Agents for Union County.
This mnchino is without doubt tiio best
In existence, nnd gives entire satisfaction
wherever tried. Tuis machine in in stock
at. I. II. EATON'S STORE, whero ttioy can
lie bought at any time. Try tho Laundry
fe k k k k k k
Two doors south of Jones Bros.' store,
J. M. Johnson,
Hair cutting, shaving and shninpooing
done neatly and in tho best stylo.
CITY v MEAT v
Main Street, Union, Oregon.
IJenbon Uko.'b - - PnopjtiuTons.
Keep connlnnlly on hand
BEEF, PORK, VEAL. MUTTON SAD
SAGE, HAMS, LAUD, ETC.
IAL -: HOTEL
DAN. ClUNDLElt, FjlOmiKTOB
TTii'Ttncr rprintlv TitirrlinMPil llila linM
nnd refitted it throughout, I am prepared
t n firfntiiinnfliiflM flm limiivrv titltilli- In flraf.
class style. Cull and see me, Lauok Sau-
i-i. b noons tor tno occoinwouiiimu o;
CASSIUS M. CLAY.
Tho "Noted Kenturltlnti nmt Ills Only
Caseins M. Clay, ox-minister to Rus
sia, who announces his intonlion of ro
cnterin publti life without .saying how
ho is going to do it, is now ono of tho
handsomest old men in tho United
States. He is over six feet tall, lias a
large head, crowned with white hair,
and a face still unwrinkled by time.
Underneath his great eyebrow.1 his eyes
sparkle as bright iy as they did.before
tho war. Cr-ssius M. Clay has been a
prominent liguro in Kentucky ove-r
since lie began to preach the abolition
of slavery over forty years ago. Ho
was a great athlete then, and rather
delighted in the fact that in his stump
ing tours he carried his life in his hands.
For a time lie carried no weapons but
those nature had sriveu hint. Later ho
carried a bowie knife, with which ho tits
emboweled Silas Turner, ono of the
famous Turner brothers, who, after
threatening his life sometime, attacked
him as ho was addressing a public
meeting. After that ho always laid
two pistols on the tablo before him
when he rose to speak, but he was nov
cr again attacked in tho same way. Ho
was a democrat then and when the war
broke out he naturally became a war
democrat. After tho war ho became a
republican. In tho last ten years ho
became a democrat again, and in 18S1
he became a Blaine republican. I think
he is now a democrat, but whether he.
is or not. ho stands very littlo chancoof
ever holding a public ollice again. Ho
is very fond of public speaking, howov
er, and probably means to stump Keii'
tueky when ho talks about going back
to public life.
Since his retirement from public lifo
Clay has been living nt his hospitable
homestead near Richmond, in tho
blue-grass country, where he has
hundred acres of the best land in the
world. His only companion is his nat
ural son, born in Russia, now about 1G
years old, and a very bright and ac
complishcd boy, who has had tho best
possible education. Clay is a sort of a
King Lear. Mrs. Clay has not livod
with her husband since his return from
Russia, nor have any of her children
She lives with her daughter Anna in
Lexington, nnd her other children live
on various pieces of Chry's estate given
to them by him. Tlicy have had no
connection witlt him sinco his wifo
left him. They tell a touching story
out in Kentucky about his being in
Richmond one day when his daughter
Anna, who had quite grown out of his
recollection, passed him and somo
young men with whom ho was talking
on tho street. Clay was attracted by
her beauty and her grace, ami remark
ed upon them to tho young mon, add
ing: "There is something very famil
iar to mo about her face. Who is she?"
j no young men nesitaieu lor a mo
ment, but when ho repeated his ques
tion, one of them said, "Wiry, Gen. Clay,
that, was your own daughter, Anna."
Softly thro' the evening feliadows
Flits -the downy feathered owl;
With his big eyes widely htarllig,
Cries, "tu-w.t" this "ujo"-Ing fowl.
Field mice hide their bonds In terror,
Itabbtts ciouch In grasses dry;
While to every busli nnd ced.ir
Wee, birds for protection ily.
'Nenth the beeches, owl, still flying,
No loud v 'ilhtle uiuko thy wings.
Noiseless h thy flight as evening
Ah its shadows dark', it brings.
Hut the owl Is not a hunting,
For I asked him why he Hew,
And with gentle, tender accents,
Answered he, "to-icll: to-woo."
-0. Lauron Jfuoiitr, in St. J.outs Jifayastne.
Advantages of Education.
Hon. Mark lUandford, of tho Georgia
supremo court, hits a son who was re
cently engaged in a stupendous ofTort
to master Greek. Ono night tho young
man was poring over his lesson, sorely
perplexed anil in diro distress. In tho
room was a negro boy, whosu business
around tho plaeo was to curry and feed
horso3, black boots, nnd do similar
work. Tho negro listened for a while
to the wails of tho young student, und
"Mnrse Rob, I can read that for you,"
'You!" exclaimed tho j'oung man.
"You're a fool; this is Greek."
"Can't help it," replied tho negro.
"I can read it."
Tho book was handed to him, and tho
negro read right along. When ho hud
finished Judge IJlandford asked:
"Whero in tho mischief did you Icarn
to read Greek?" t
"At tho Atlanta university," quietly
responded tho negro.
With all hts knowledge of Greek tho
boy was only a tloer of chores a much
lnoro commendable occupation, how
ever, than loafing or stealing. Atlanta
An American's Visit to tho Noted
A Paris correspondent of The liuffalo
Courier writes: Having, after much
questioning, ascertained, ami that toe
of an American resident, that Lafay
ette's tomb is in the ancient cemetcn
of I'iepus, one of the fourteen ceme
t erics within tho walls of Paris, I wai
not much better oil', for I had no
driven far with the eocher. whoso vein
clo 1 had taken by the hour, before
saw that he had no idea whero th
place was. And no wonder; any
thing more unlike tho entrance to t
cemetery than Rue do Plepus 515, whiel
after much blind driving wo drew uj
before, just after passing tho Plaeo dt
la Nation, could not be conceived. 1
looked like tho ordinary entrance to tin
ordinary French house, with tho walh
a trille higher perhaps. Our ring al
tho great yellow-white door was an
swered by the concierge, tho usual lit
tlo old lady in tho usual fussy chenf
lace cap. Tho site, which was origin
ally that of an old St. Augustine mon
astery, is now occupied by tho Convent
of the Saero Cteur, whoso high build
ings surround tho cemetery on thret
"Tho convent is a very fashionabl
school," said tho concierge. "Manj
pretty American girls aro cducatec
here." Sho letl us down a long, shndj
path, past a nourishing kitchen garden,
whero the luscious red-ripe tomatoet
looked as though they wore longing tc
be served with their proper accom
paniment, mayonnaise sauce, through
three diflerout doors or gates, pinking
four in all through which wo passed,
into tho quaint old cemetery. It is f
littlo oblong plot not larger than th
ordinary city building lot, and tho af
ternoon sun was beating down so fierce
ly on its gravel walks that I wit!
obliged, having left my parasol in th
carriage, to make my stay brief.
All tho French cemeteries are lacking
in taste, but this one, without a blade
of green grass to relievo its timo wort
graynoss, is tho most nustcro spot ir
all Paris. Tho burial lot of the La
fay ettes is at tho lower end in a cornoi
surrounded on two sides by a briclt
wall and on tho other by un iron chain
Tho inclosuro contains six or eight
tombs, with the slabs lying Hat upon
them. In tho foreground, connected
by a stone cross, aro thoso of Lafayette
and that faithful wife, the granddnugh
tor of tho duke of Noaillus, who endur
ed imprisonment for his sake, and who,
while ho was a live years' captivo al
01 in lit., wrote imploring letters tc
Georgo Washington urging him to use
his influence to have her husband liber
ated. I copied into my note-book the
inscription on the slab over Lafayette'
tomb, but it is so simple that it would be
superfluous to repeat it here. It moro
ly gives tho date of his birth, ami be
neath tho motto, "Requieseatin pace."
Two or tlireo of tho ugly bead wreaths
which one sees in all the French ceme
terics lay upon tho tomb, ami 1 was
sorry indeed that 1 had not a few
fresh flowers to lay in plaeo of these
upon the grave of a patriot, who, in
stead of resting in tho Pantheon, seems
so utterly forgotten in Franco. Intor
mants aro now prohibited in I'iepus
cemetery, which contains the tombs ol
sonlo of tho most aristocratic families
of Franco, such as the Montmorenoys,
the Grammonts, and thcNoailles. Next
to the Lafeyottos lie the Remusats, but
1 was moro interested In peeping
through nn iron-barred door closo bv
the Lafayfctto slabs, where in a small
inclosuro, tho green grass is growing
over tho headless trunks of somo 1,5300
illustrious victims, guillotined nt the
Rarriere du Trono during tho reign of
terror nmf thrown together in this
common grave, called Cetneticro des
The "Benefit of Clergy."
The meaning of tho phraso "benefit
of tho clergy" is not perhaps very gen
erally understood. The custom had its
origin in those days of intellectual dark-
urns when the state of letters was so
low that anyone found guilty in a court
of justice of u crime which was punish
able with death if ho could prove him
self nblo to read a verso in a Latin bible
was pardoned us being a man of learn
ing, and therefore likely to bo useful to
tho state; but if he could not read he
was sure to bo hanged "without bene
fit of clergy." This privilege, It is said,
was granted to all offenses, excepting
high treason and sacrilege, till after tho
year 153.W. At first it was extended not
only to tho clergy, but to any person
who could read, wht), however, had to
vow that ho would enter into holy or
ders, but with thedncreaso of learning
this "benefit of clergy" was restricted
by several acts of parliament, ttntl was
fiunlly ubolshed only so late ns tho reign
of Georgo W. 'Glasgow Herald.
Where does a buck mvU? Hoiton Herald.
THE SEVERN TUNNEL.
This remarkable tunnel, which, with
its connecting links and necessary de
tails has cost the Great Western Ra !
way company about 112,090,000 ster
ling, ami lias been in construction be
tween thirteen and fourteen years, hai
been opened for goods trallic. The
passenger traffic will bo delayed a
couple of months, owing to the heavj
work on a portion of tho connecting
lines on tho Gloucestershire side of the
Severn. The tunnel, which was origi
nally designed by Mr. Charles Richard
son, C. K. (afterwards associated
witlt Sir John llawkshaw as chief in
stead f consulting engineer), wai
commenced by tho Great Western Rail
way company in March, 18751, they
having obtained three acts of parlia
ment in 1872. It was at first intended
to be -1 miles in length, but this length
was afterward reduced by 13 chains,
and of this distance 2 miles aro beloi
tho rapidly-flowing estuary of tho Sev
ern, at a point half a mile below the new
passage whero the passengers now cross
from tholSristol and South Wales Union
railway, on the Gloucestershire sitlo ol
tho river, to Portskwct, on the Mon
mouth sitle. From tho point tit which
tlio tunnel Inn leaves the Bristol and
South Wales Union line between Patch
way and Pilning to Rogiott, tho junc
tion station whero it joins tho South
Wales section, the distance altogcthci
is 7 miles 5 furlongs, including the
dcop cuttings to tho tunnel entrance!
on either side. The Great Western
Railway company carried on the
work themselves till 187D, and
drove tho preliminary heading from
either side of tho river to within 120
yards, when thoy tapped a land-spring
on tho Monmouthshire side, and in lcsj
than a day the whole workings were
Hooded. It was then that Sir John
llawkshaw was appointed chief engi
neer, in conjunction with Mr. Richard
son, ami Mr. T. A. Walker undertook
tho contract, under tlie most discourag
ing circumstances; and tlie works were
not clear of water till November, 1880.
The junction of the headings was made
in September, 1881; tho level of the
rails having been lowerod, at tho sug
gestion of Sir Jo'hn llawkshaw, 15 feel
in order to get moro thickness undet
the river-bed. That this was absolute
ly necessary was clear from tho facl
that a hole 10 fect long was found in
tho marl of tho river-bed at a depres
sion known ns the Salmon pool; and
tho river, coming through this, flooded
tlie work on tho Gloucestershire side.
This difficulty was surmounted by fill
ing in the place with clay-pttddlo and
olay-puddlo bags, ami the works were
then pumped out. In October, 1883,
the old spring on tho Monmouthshire
sido was again tapped, anil in sueb
volume that tlie water rushed in at the
rate of 517,000 gallons per minuto. and
rising at tho rate of four feet per hour,
il Hooded a copsidernble section of the
completed work. Divers had to be
employed to descend the flooded worki
ami shut ami iron door oOO feet frorc
tho bottom of tho shaft, and again wote
tho works pumped dry, by tho aid ol
moro powerful pumps. During this
process a tidal wave breaking in ovei
tho marsh between Sunbrook and
Caldeeott, on the Monmouthshire side,
dosended the shaft, and flooded an
other section of tho tunnel workt
inland, but this was easily eleall
with. Thus battling with unexampled
difficulties tho cng'neers have tri
umphed over disasters which constantlj
threatened to swamp tho whole scheme
and render all tho work futile. During
the past twelvu months grunt atteutlou
has been paid to tho increase of the
pumping power, and duplicato sots o'
pumps wh ch have now been crcctea
are capable of discharging at the rati
of 20,000,000 gallons of water per day.
A new shaft 180 feet deep has been sunk
on tho Monmouthshire sido for six ot
tlie&o pumps, and thcro are in all eight
31-inch pumps, ono 37-inch, one 8G
inch, two 30-iuch, nnd two 28-inch
pumps. The tunnel is 2G feet wide and
20 feet high, anil has been oxcavatud
through hard I'entiaul sandstone, and
coal moasuros, tho conglomerate ovor-
lying tho coal measures, and shale, red
marl, and new red sandstone. In the
mid-channel of tho river there Is a de
pression br feet deep and 550 yard
wide, known to minors as "tho shoots,"
where there is Co feet of water at low
tide, and about, 9G fcot nt spring high
tides, so that there is this depth ol
water over tho tunnel bond. Tho tunnel
has been lined with Staffordshire vitri-a
fiod brick set in commit, nnd varyina
from 2 fcot to 3 feet in thickness. At
present nine trains will run per night
each way. When tho connecting linei
for tho passongor tralllo nro completed
all litis tralllo from tno southwest ol
England nnd Southampton will come
through liristol ami tho fcovcrn tunnel
to South Wales instead of round
Gloucester, thus lessoning tho journal
materially; and Clifton andHristol wiK
bo brought within sixty miu,toi' r,d
to Newport and Card ill'. Loudon A'cwa.