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The Oregon scout.
An independent weekly Jouvn:il, issued ev
ery Saturday morning by
JONES & CHANCE Y,
Publishers ond Proprietors.
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f A dross all eoinmunieationtito the Oi:i:iio.v
orr, I'nion Oregon.
GUAM)i: HONDH VA IjLKY LODC.K,
No. .'(!. A. b and A. M. Meets on the
second and fourth Saturdays of each month.
W. T. WUK5I1T, W. (i.
A. LHVY, Secretary.
UNION LODfiK, No. Si) 1. 0. O. F
Itcgular meetings on Friday evenings of
eacli week at their hall in I'nion. All breth
ren in good standing are invited to attend.
Uv order of the lodge
G. A. THOMPSON, N. (!.
UIIAS. S. MILbHIt, Secretary.
MKTIIOIMST EPISCOPAL CIIUHCII.
Divine service every Sunday at 11 a.
m. and 7 p. m. Sunday School at :i p. m.
Praver meeting e very Thursday evening at
0:30. KHV. G. M. IUWIX, Pastor.
Pit ksk yt k 1 1 1 a N i ' i ip i :c 1 1 . it f.c. it
larchureli services r very Sabbath morn
ing and evening. Prayer meeting Wednes-
uay evening oi cacn weeu. cauiuiu ai-wmi
everv Sabbath at It) a. m.
HKV. W. C. lJAIltD, Pastor.
ST. JOHN'S KPISCOPAL CIlL'PCII.
Service everv Sunday at !! o'clock p. m.
KKV.'W. it FOWKLL, Hector.
State Senator .... h. 1?. Hineliart
i) . I K K.Taylor
Kcpresentatives l F. 1). Met'ully
Judge O. P'. Gcodail
. . , a I John Chrismuii
Commissioners j,, ja,Cj,
Slicriff . . A. N. Hamilton
Clerk A. T. Nelll
Treasurer K. C. Ilrainard
School Superintendent. . ' J. L, Hindniau
Surveyor M. Austin
Asset.Mr O. I). Thomlinson
Coroner S. Alberson
1). 15. Hccs
1 S. A. Pursel
J. S. Ulliott
J. W. Renncdy
K. W. Davis
J. 15 Thomson
Treasurer . . .
K. E. Cates
J. 1). Carroll
. .-. ... L. Eaton
JOHN II. C1UTES,
Attorney at Law.
Collecting and probate practice special
ties. Otlice, two doors south of post-oftlec,
Attorney at Law
AND NOTAUY PUBLIC. Oflice, one
door south of J, 15. Eaton's stor, Union,
J N. OltOMWELL, M. D. ,
Physician and Surgeon.
Oflice, one door south of J. 15. Eaton's
store, Union, Oregon.
J) 11. HUES,
Notary Public and Conveyancer.
Oftice State Land Oflice building, Union,
Union county, Oregon.
TT, F BURLEIGH,
Attorney at Law,
fcalT.cs,,ate ad collecting agent. Lnnd
Ottice Iluh ness a Specialty. OQlco at Jo
seph, allowa county. Oregon.
Q P. 1JKLL,
Attorney at Law,
Oi&'&W0' 7mLAbstracto- Titles.
Office-State Land Office bulldinc. corner
Main and A Streets, Union, Oregon
L. COBBS, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon.
Having permanently located at Alder. Un
ion cuimty Oregon, will be found ready to
attend to calls la all the various towns and
settlements of the Wallowa valley
EgrCIIROXIC DISEASES A SPECIALTY.
My motto I: "Live and Let live,"
F I'KUDEX, M. D.
Chronic Diseases a Specialty.
SumKiorvillo, Union, County, Oregon.
J. M. CAIIIJOLL,
15. F. WILSON.
QABKOLL tc AVILSOX,
Conveyancers and Abstracters.
Abstracts to Heal and Mining property
furnished on short notice, at reasonable
Sales of Ileal and Mining property nego
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Olllee next door south of Post-ollicc. Un- j
ion. Oregon. j
M. 15aki:r. J. W. Sur.l.Tox. J. F. 15 a k nit. !
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Attorneys at Law.
OFFICES Union and La Grande, Ore
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Q 11. DAY, M. I).,
Physician ami Surgeon.
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Oflice adjoining Jones Pro's store. Can
lie found nights at the Centennial hotel,
room No. 23.
House, Sign and Carriage
Graining a Specialty.
Shop, Corner Main and A Streets, Union,
Arcliiiect anO iiier.
Plans and designs for any kind of buil
ding furnished on application.
Keeps on hand a complete stock of
Which ho will sell at a low ligure..
Parties who desire to build will do well to
consult liiin, at Cove, Union county, Or.
Union, - - Oregon.
Plans and specifications for dwellings,
bams and bridges, furnished free of charge.
BRIDGE BUILDING A SPECIALTY
JSTCall and interview me.
X. GAJWNEll A CO.,
Watchmakers & Jewelers,
Union, - - Oregon.
Clocks and Jewelry For Sale.
ltepalrliiff at Moderate Kates.
Call and examine our goods and prices.
Geo. Wkioht, ) W. T. WitmiiT,
President. J Cashier.
First HaU U,
Does a General Banking Business. Buys
and sells exchange, and discounts commer
cial paper. .
Collections carefully attended to, and
J. M. JOHNSON, - - PROPRIETOR,
Main Street, Union, Oregon.
Hair cutting, shaving and shampooing
done neatly and in the best style.
Hot and Cold Baths.
UNION, OREGON, SATURDAY, APRII
News Itemi !'rom llio Ten of Our KK
April," 7, 1SK7. llobert Cochran lias
gone to Pino Valloy, and will rani'h it
on his own plantation this sumnu'r.
Seed tinu' is at hand. In nearly
ovory Hold plows and harrows tiro at
work. Weather favorable and land in
good condition for a large acreage be
The Cove hoys arc wontlerinj? who
among their number are entitled to
the " good advice," by "Sister June,"
in last week's Hcoi:t. Perhaps all
would he benefited by her sound dic
tations, but the real victims seem to be
The Cove- crack riile club is indig
nant that it bhould be intimated that
they could use a. wash tub for a target
without injury to wtid tu"b, and want it
understood that they can trot out
among others a shoemaker, a tanner, iv
knight of the yard stick, and a wielder
of the birch, who can everlastingly
knock a tub a large one preferred
into splinters too line tor kindling
wood. High Valley papers please copy
Lorn Pugh has gone to Pine Valley,
where he will accept a position us engi
neer in a steam null.
Public school having closed in Island
Citv. Misses Nellie and May Stevens
have returned to their homo in the
Advertised letters remaining in Cove
i)otoHice, Auril 1st: Miss Kmmii
Hriggs, Mis? Lulu Briggs, Nathan
Blank, John Makin, A. Waldrum, L.
Shelton, S. .1. Tompson.
It was a mistake : the other one was
the, victim of an April fool joke. C
Don't I look lonesome ; my comrades
have all tiown. W. M., 1 can hit
goose now every time, and don't you
forget it. D. Iv. Me too. J. Y.
have a good mind to chastise you yet.
J. Well, here 1 am, so go it. G. 1
am saddest when alone. M. Wonder
when my girl will come down from
Union and take nie a buggy ride? L.
10. P. McDaniol has gone to Cceur
d' Alone on a business trip.
Eagle Valley Etchings.
Plowing, gardening and ditching is
tlio business now.
Mrs1 Beck has been dangerously sick
but wo understand is now growing
Spring lias como in earnest, and
many stock men tiro rejoicing. The
hills aro green, and'hoiws and cattle
can got n good bito any place.
Our literary died a natural death,
but not without doing a great deal of
good. Several very important ques
tions were discussed very ably.
R. B. Mukinson returned from tho
East, where ho went about a month
ago with u band of horses. lie expects
good demand and prices for horses.
A great many of our ranchers aro
planting large gardens this spring, an
ticipating a good price aud doniand in
tho Cornucopia market. Wo hope
they will not bo deceided.
Tho Neut. Young ditch is undergo
ing a grand improvement. This is tho
third year tho now company have tried
to till their contract. Wo hope thoy
will bo successful this timo
Our little valley is undergoing a great
change by way of imyrovements and
immigration, Several new housos of
good stylo were built last summer and
wo understand many more will bo built
Chas. Yowing, who wont East last
winter, has returned, accompanied -by
a bride, fathor, mother and thirteen
othors. Charley, wo wish you u long
hapy life Come, old batches, let us
all go East, maybo wo can do as well.
Our Sunday school is on tho wane
and unless it receives assistants toon
it must surely go uh did our literary.
Wake up, both young and old, take an
interest in this grand and noble cause.
Put your shoulders to tho wheel and it
will move gracefully and easily.
Recently, during services at tho
school house, (Dist. No. -17) some of
our most prominent young men be
haved to very rudo that tho minister,
(Mr. Boyle) had to alludo in a very
round-a-bout way concerning. finch be
havior, while several older and more
refined people looked with contempt
upon them. Now, boys, our Sunday
school and meetings are held, not for
tho purpose of merrimont as you seem
to think, but for a great good. If you
will liuton to tho sermons and to tho
teachings of tho Bible, it will elevate
you and make such men of you aB peo
ple love to have around. If you can't
behave don't go, for you aro liable to
get into trouble. Jaoko.
Sprlns Work Coinniriiehijj Hospital to
lie Ustaldlslied-.HxtonsUi) Prop-
niiitlonVr.il the Whitman.
AX EMI5KYO NASBY
Cornucopia, April 4, 1887.
Tho enow has settled to T feet in our
YV. R. Usher is again rusticating at
tho "Wav up."
The pay roll of tho Louisville Com
pany was over .fSfiOO for tho month of
Stages aro now an iving on time, tho
road having been shovclrd out to an
average depth of IS inches. !
1). C. Marchand, book keeper for tho
O. O. M. Co., has resinned his position
on account of failing health, and goes
to Baker to-day.
Alberson A (iaylord are doing a fine
business and will lay in a heavy stock
for the spring und summer trade. Mr.
Alberson starts to Portland to-morrow.
R. C. Warinner was appointed Jus
lico of the Peace at tho last session of
tho County court. Tho appointment
gives general satisfaction to all law
Steps have been taken to organizo
a hospital company here and u com
mittee consisting of 'os. Luce, .1. T.
Uolles, and H. Curren were appointed
to raieo funds for tho same.
R. C. Warinner has leased the
Young hotel and will be prepared to
entertain visitors in true metropolitan
style. Dick is an old hotel man and
knows how to cater to tho public.
Seventy men were employed in
shoveling. out tho road from Moore's
cam) to Cornucopia, for two days and
a half, the O. CI. M. Co. paying for
one half the labor and tho citizens do
nating the balance on tho job.
One of the funnv things which do
so much to break the monotony of life
in tho snow was a letter from a promi
nent citizen of Telocasot, to our wor
thy post-master, stating that ho had
attempted to reach Cornucopia, but
had learned at Sparta that tho roads
were impassable. Tho object of his
visit being to obtain tho appointment
of P. M. for this place, lie was per
fectly willing to sacrifice his business
at Telocasot if be could eorvo tho ad
ministration at Washington in the ca
pacity of P. M. Ho gave W. T. Wright
and others as references as to qualifi
The "Whitman" at a depth of 210
feet shows up a iino two foot ledge of
high grade oro, and tho work already
laid out by tho company insures tho
employment of at least ono hundred
men for tho en tiro summer. Part of
tho force aro now at work excavating
for the mill, right into tho mountain
from Pino creek, ono hundred feet
wide by three hundred feet deep, with
threo levels. Tho exponso of building
this mill, not including purchase prico
of machinery and freight, will bo about
$10,000. Tho lumber 200,000 feet,
will begin to come in to-morrow, V,
W. Kennedy being tho contractor for
the ' hauling. Tho 'machinery will
amount to 225 tons, vhich will be
hauled on wheels from Baker City.
Tho mess house is now nearing com
pletion and will bo ono of tho most
substantial buildings in tho place. Tho
dimensions of this building is 30x70
feet, built of hewn logs. Prof. Luce,
tho superintendent, deserves great
credit for tho substantial manner in
which theso buildings aro constructed.
Ben. Macho has boon on tho sick
Tiiero will bo no bcIiooI until tho
first of May.
Miss Civilla Shoemaker is visiting
her folks at tho Covo.
Jno. S. Clark, of Island City, was in
tho valley, recently, contracting for
Will. Bloom, of tho Covo, was in tho
valloy, recently, Ho did not make his
business known, but wo suppose ho
was up toseo his darling.
There is a party who has a fish trap
in Antolope creek, and keeps it entire
ly dammed up. Wo think it advifablo
for him to opon tho creek at onco.
l'uckluii' Arnlvu Salvo,
Thk Bust Salyi: In tho world for Ciiti,
Uruihcs, Sores, Ulcorn, Salt Itlieum, Fever
Bores, Tetter, Cliupped HaiidKj Chilblains,,
Corns, and all Skin Kruptlous, and positive
ly cures Piles, or no pay required. It I
guaranteed to give perfect fcntlsfuetlon, or
money refunded. Prlca i!3 cent per Wx.
For aIo by J. T. Wright, Union, Oregon.
I'noliloii Note ll'porttil ttaiircnsly for
Ttu "Ortvrnn Knout.
Loveliness never had a better oppor
tunity of being enhanced by dress than
to-dav. but. alas! it is terribly trying to
its opposite ugliness.
One young lady has a complete sum
mer outfit made of white inateri.il in
various tints, with a little variation in
accessories to her numerous toilets and
costumes. One dress is a complete
costume of soft, white colored silk,
wonderfully embroidered in shaded
white, and the roses, and bonnot and
small mantle to mutch, trimmed with
lovolv' maiden-hair fern lace. The
parasol matches the dress and has a
border of roses in foliage, hand em
broidered like the dress and u fall of
lace from the canopied top. Tliiw cos
tume Is to be worn at a roso-feto in
Of two white walking dresses, ono is
cream serge, trimmed with cream silk
braid, the front cut in a square t revet
shape over a knife ideating at tho
edge, straight pleated back and pleat
ed bodice, clustered plaits at sides. The
basque is short and pointed, tho em
broidery outlining a vest. An evening
dr.iss of gathered gauzo over ivory silk,
tho skirt straight and powdered all over
with white violets, tho steins of which
aro passed through a tiny loop in tho
gauze. This is tho first dress of 'tho
kind seen hero as yet.
Father I lubbards with small tucks
In the banner end and slashed up tin
sides a la Chinese, will bo worn the
coming summer. Hooped pantaloons
are entirely out of style, but bustles are
much in vogue and aro very becoming
to lank spiritualistic individuals when
worn with light iitting pockets or claw
Calico shirts in mud colors will bo
the fashion for small boys. "Biled'
shirts will be made high in tho nock
aud will fasten wito a small brass but
ton. Wilted collars will prevail tho
It is not now fasliionablo to curry
much money in tho pantaloon poekts.
Dickies will bo worn with two or threo
studs, according to the pocket of the
wearer, and will bo greatly prized by
those who rarely if ever havo their
washing done. Tins new socks bought
of tho last drummer aro a novelty in
deed. Thev havo live senarato toes
and ventillated heels made especially
for bachelors and widowers, and will be
greatly prized by them. Bob Grcon
way huts will bo tho small boys' favor
It is very (esthetic to promonado the
streets with hands m breeches pockets
and grin like a Chcssy cat, so as to
show a quid of tobacco stowed away
forninst vour wisdom teeth. When
boots aro worn with holes in them
and without socks, it is tho fashion to
black tho foot. Chaso it Bacr havo tho
desired articlo imported expressly for
the purposoby that lirm.
April dawned bright and beautiful
Many aro busy making gardon.
Pusiness very lively indeed tho past
week. Mr. and Mrs. K. M. btoolo ant
Miss Caddie Steolo aro tho guests of
Charles fJoodnough. Mr. Goodnougl
has of Into been making many im
provemcnts. Wish wo had moro eucl
enterprising men in our midst.
Wo hope soon to chronicle tho sur
veying of tho purposed railroad.
Sovoral havo boon confined to their
homes by illness, but we are glad to
say of short duration.
O. Kirkpatrick's house- caught firo;
cause, defective fluo. Damage fifty
Mrs. Boobo is very low with con
sumption. Her sister from Portland
husWived, and will remain for some
School closed for vacation Friday
Miss ICato Thomas is homo from tho
Covo, whero sho has been Attending
school. Sam Ann.
High Valley Happenings.
Died. In High Valloy April 3rd. tho
infant (laughter of Air. and Mrs. La
incro. Fifteen against two In favor of build
ing our imaginary school house on a
Wilhnotand Hackct were hero on
tho 3rd. hist, making preliminary ar
rangements for sotting up Win. Wilkl
sou's saw mill.
The advertised duel that was to havo
been fought on Saturday was no go.
Tlio Union city marshal wants tho
parties to appear before him to Answer
"Morry War," "Big Ring" and "Oys
ter She)l," new brands of tobacco at
Jones Bro's. Try them.
Our 3!n:iil!!'tnt Vulli'.v ami Us Vint, tint
llnutlll.inl ltt'noiirrcH an Viewed
hy n St rancor.
A FEW GOOD POINTEKS.
Union, April 0, 1S87.
KniTott Scorr: In traveling over
this lovely Crande Ronde Vnlley, I was
alruck with its marvelous beauty, as 1
gazed upon it from diilbrent localities.
Its fortuity of roil, its proline, anil va-
. . ... 1.1. .1 ll. fA
nod productions, undine general iiirm,
of its inhabitants are noticeable on ov
ory hand. The many fine farms which
lot the valley, with, generally, good
substantial farm building', gives tho
idea of future wealth to their owners.
Manufacturing inteiests, except flour
ing mills, ure not represented to any
degree, as yet, still tho numerous wat
er powers and nearly all the other re-
iiusites necessary to induce prohtame
. i . - :tl . 1 il
investments in woo i en nuns ami oiuer
inaniifaeturing interests, aro to bo
found within and about tho valley.
In looking over your county papers,
1 find a lack of proper notice given to
vour county. It would seem to mo
that if you havo any inducements to
oiler for investments from abroad, for
any ono or moro lines of trade and
manufacturing interests, nothing would
bo of more advantage to you in bring
ing those interests among you, than a
'ood advertisement of them, thus
bringing theso advantages to the no
tice of those, seeking profitable invest
ment of money in those very interests
you so much need and undoubtedly
can havo by iit-ing tho propor means.
Mining interests in the south-eastern
portion of your county seems now to
bo tho great El Dorado to which all
eyes aro turning, and from out of them
you all expect tho goddess of wealth
will empty into your outspread laps
her golden treasurers from her over
sowing cornucopias. It is true there
can bo no doubt, Unit your mines will
prove ji most valuable acquisition to
your county, and tho hundreds of
thousands of dollars which aro being
invested in them will bring tho bread
which has been cast upon tho watoru
to many days aud return it many fold.
But 1 think you havo a mino rep
resenting millions of dollars, which lio
almost at your very doors; ono which
is not so expensive to chango thocrudo
into a more convenient commodity;
one in which the bowels of tlio earth
aro not importuned to givo up its
treasures; one in which blind ledgeH
aro not known. I refer to tho abun
d.int forests of as lino timber as can
bo found in any section of tho State,
especially that body of timber only a
few miles to tho south-oast of your city.
It can easily bo reached with wagons
and other conveyances. In theso
days when great railroad lines am
reaching out their arms and feeders
into almost every valley and to almost
overy hamlet in tho land, and calling
largely upon the forests of the coun
try to furnish tho necessary material
for building bridges, dopots, and for
tioing tho roadB, why so tine a body of
timbor should remain untouched by
the tioinun's axe, is not easily accoun
ted for, when good timber is in such,
demand, unless it bo that you do not
bring it sufficiently to tho notice of tho
contractors, who aro anxious to find
just such timber as you possess. Tho
stream, which running idly by your
very doors, and whoso rippling waters,
liko enchanting music, has oft lulled
you to sweet repose, could" be utilized
in flouting ties from the timber to with
in half a mile of tho Union depot. Tho
cost of cleaning tho stream for that
purpose, from ton to fifteen miles,
would bo but small. Millions of tics
could bo made and shipped from this
forest, thus bringing into circulation
thousands upon thousands of dollars.
Certain it is, that if you wish enter
prises liko this to como into your
midst, and yon desire to reap rewards,
out of your natural facilities, you must
lot it bo known that you possess theso
advantages. If it wero known to con
tractors for tics that you havo good
timber for their use, you would not
havo to wait long before some enter
prising man would pitch his tent
among you, build his mills, and mako
your forests ring with tho hum of busy,
active life, and tho pootio prayer of
"woodman spare that treo," would
full as unheeded as autum's leaves on
a chill October morn.
Cliuap llooU And Sliuot.
Ladles' French kid ihoes, ?3.60j mens
boots, 2 75; mens' two-buckle shoes, $1.26
at Vincent's, Ho is closing out his goods
regardless of cost before getting In tils
spring stock. Everything else at similar
prices, Now la tho timo to get bargains.