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THE OREGON SCOUT.
AMOS If. JOXF..S
The Orcaon Scout hax ti laraea circu
lation a.t a n n three papers in ihi ec-
llo of the. Stair, combined, and h cor -
retpondingbj valuable a an advertixiu,
Saturday, April 1887.
Union and Vicinity.
Arc we to liavu a May l)ay party?
Fishing will soon bo a favorite pass
time. Travel over the O. S. L. is increasing
The area of the Umatilla Indian res
ervation is 420 square, miles, or.2flS,MX)
. The division end of the 0. S. L. now
at Gleiins ferry will ho moved hack to
A full supply of Kendall's
Cure, both for man and beast,
Cove drug store.
A number of new residences
erected in I'nion this summer,
of them are under way now.
The pesky 'typographical error' some
times pet in' on the average newspaper
man, with both feet as it were. j
Two sable, intinerant musicians en
tertained the boys, with choice select
ions, in the saloons, last Wednesday cv-'
It is said that there is a surplus of
over one thousand horses in this valley. '
Stock buyers could certainly do well ,
A pleasure boat, forty feet long, capa
ble of partying about. 40 persons, will
bo placed on the Wallowa lake by the
1st of .Flint.
As far as possible, .Fudge Walker will ,
hereafter hold court in I'matilla, I'nion, 1
and Wallowa counties, and .Fudge Json (
in Baker, Malheur and Grant. ,
I lowland it Wilson have on hand a I
large assortment of everything needed
in tlieir line. If you want furniture of j
any kind do not fail to call on them.
We are in formed that. K. II. Mix. !
of Haker City, has been employed to
survey a line for the proposed railroad
between Island city and Joseph, and ;
will commence work in a few weeks, j
The replevin suit of David A Hoyles
vs C. T. Irwin and F. W. Punch, to re- j
cover property taken on attachment, j
was on trial in Justice Thomson's ,
ourt. before a jury, as wo went to j
lion. E. 1j. llristow has been appoint
ed by (iov. l'ennoyer, special state agent i
for the selection of swamp lands. This
is a splcndcd appointment and will give I
satisfaction to the people of the entire
The base ball club of North rower'
came down last Sunday and played a ,
practice game with the I'nion nine.,
Our boys could not begin to hold them
level, and will have to get in and drill
if they expect to interest any of tho
neighboring clubs. ,
When examination was made
the finances of Juliiifi Durkheimcr, the
Haker City merchant who failed a few
lavs ago, it was found that his assets
were !f2-I,(X)0, and his liabilities $2SO0O.
He has compromised with his creditors
on a basis of 50 per cent.
The Chieftain in referring to X. 15.
Harris, now in jail at this place, on a
charge of cnhe.zlemont from the Suni
nierville bank, says: "It is well enough
to mention that many people in Grand
Rondo believe in Mr. Harris' innocence,
notwithstanding his unfortunate situa
tion." Peirce and Jlosoinan, two tramps
were arrested a few days ago on a charge
of larceny from the dwelling house of
Dick Lowery, in Pylo canyon. They
had an examination before Justice J.
11. Thomson last Wcnosday.and were
held to answer at the next term of
eourt in the sum of $100. each. They
are now in jail.
Last Saturday afternoon the rcsi
' tlence of Jimmy Johnson, the barber,
was discovered to bo on tire. The alarm
was given which quickly brought out
the tiro boys and citizens, who succeed
ed in Hiibdiieing the Haines. The dam
age to the building and contents will
probably amount to a hundred dollars.
The fire caught from the stovepipe.
A netition is beine circulated bv J.
"W. Shelton,and numerously signed by
the citizens, asking that the city road ,
tax be applied on the Pylo canyon
road. This is a good move. The streets
if the city are always in very good con
dition, but the canyon road-is not, to
the great annoyance of parties living in
the county who would like to trade
The Senate journal of the late session
of the Legislature, which has been in
the hands of State Printer Baker for
the past fw weeks, is nearly finished.
The journal in the largest ever printed
nd will make about 7f)0 pages. The
lloiiso journal will probably make as i
much. The session laws will b begun
-as won as the Senate journal is dis
posed of, and afterwards the House
The Hakcr Citv Democrat savs: "On t'lwrr, will make them free from disease,
last Saturdav evening at the faiiiilv nsi-' " when bom. Py.-pcpMa and Liver' toin
dence in the valley, the six vear old plaint arc the direct causes of scvcnty-flvo
Twv of Mr, and Mrs. James Tnivillion per cent, of such maladies as ili.usnes!f.
died after an illncssof about eight hours. Indigcsiton, Hick Headache. (tiveucsN,
The cause of death was opium, hut bv 1 Nervous Prostration, Divines ofthi Head,
"whom administered, and how the chilli Palpitation of the Heart, ami othcrdUtros.
.'uuuiiii nil luiruuuun ill iiu. ik nni. imisi
tively known, hut circumstances ixiint
very directly that the. child's death was
the fiendish work of somo one. Wo
have heard many rumors connected
with this demise ami it has been very
strongly hinted to us who the poison is
who is reijionsiblo for tlj! death, 1 ut wo
are not at liberty to put thesa Btate- I
ineute tloM'n on paper yet. i
to I lie HiiIfk
rtMMITTKI 1'Olt THK1T.
Mlvi-r citv, I. T. oxchaniri says
,' m Vllym,r ,'j,..f.'f Wilson "and
another person callinu himself Warren
Drake, both claiininirrc.-idcnceon Pow
der river, Oregon, were committed by
Justice Sehenek on the itli., and bail
set at if.'iOO each on a charge of grand
larceny, for the alleged stealing of the
tent and outfit of J. H., J. E. and S. 15.
Wilkison of the Hruneaii, on or about
the !)th day of March. 1SS7. Wil.-on is
a young man probably 211 years of age,
while Drake is about i0 years old.
When Wilkins missed his camping out
fit last month, lie took the tracks and
followed the thieves about three miles
beyond the mouth of Sucker creek, in
this county, where he, Jake Mussel
and Henry Allison captured the camp
of the alleged horse thieves, while they
were out after horses. Wilkins then
took the camp outfit and animals back
to llrunenu, where he placed the ani
mals in his field, where they were on
the 2!)th ult., when these two men came
to claim them, saying that they had
been stolen from them, Mr. S. 15. Wil
kins, who is deputy sheritl', immediate
ly arrested them, and sent for the slier
ill' ami CM. Hayes, district attorney,
who staffed to Hruneau on Sunday
last, anil returned m Wednesday with
both men, who aie now in jail at tins
The Jury before whom Marple was
tried for the murder of 1). I. Corker, in
Yamhill county, some months ago,
brought in a verdict of guilty of murder
in the first degree, but on account of
the evidence being entirely circum
stantial they recommended him to t lie
mercy of the court. This recommen
dation excites the merriment of a num
ber of our exchanges. "What mercy"
they exclaim, "could be granted the
defendant, when the only penalty is
death?" In this they show their'cal
lowuess. The jury, no doubt, were
thoroughly convinced that the defen
dant was guilty, and having, either to
turn him loose or render a verdict that
would produce a sentence of death,
they preferred tne latter adding their
recommendation of mercy, knowing
that the judge could not act on it, but
that the governor could, and would
no doubt, mitigate his sentence to im
prisonment for life. They acted hu
manely and with wisdom. Tile life of
no man should bo taken away from him
for a crime proven on purely circum
stantial evidence, and no guilty man
should be allowed to escape. "
CATIIKK TIII'M IX.
Our readers will be gratified to learn
that the V. S. grand jury have found
an indictment against H.C Owen, W.
II. Harnhart and li. V. Ankeny,
charging them with conspiracy to do
fraud the United States of large tracts
of land situated in the State of Oregon.
Owen and Harnhart. wen arrested, when
they gave $f)000 bonds each and were
allowed their liberty. Anknev is some-
where in the East. The grand jury
also found three soperate indictments
on three counts each and one on twelve
counts against Harnhart for forgery of
swamp land proofs and uttering and
transmitting the same. Mr. Harnhart
has furnished bail in the sum of.f-1000.
It is to he hoped that if guilty, a bright
and shining example will be made of
these fellows, for the benefit of thieves,
their children, and their children's
AN KXCKLLEXT MACII1NK.
Mr. Chas. C. Collinberry, who hns
been in this city for some time intro
ducing his Acme washing machine,
has made arrangements to have the
machines nianuftselurod here, to avoid
the excessive freight rates on them if
put up and sent out from the East.
There can he no doubt that this ma
chine will supercede all others now in
use. The principle it is worked on is
different from any we have yet seen,
and is certainly as near correct as can
be devised. We have tested this ma
chine on two occasions and have no
hesitancy in recommending it. Mr.
Collinberry has already sold a number
in thisjeity, and thinks he will be ready
to commence manufacturing them in
about three weeks.
The County court has appointed Mr.
Wm. Proebstol, of La Grande, as stock
inspector for I'nion county. It will be
his duty to inspect all stock in the
couuty,;suspected of disease, by the first
day of June. From this time on any
person who drives or ships stock into
or out of the county, without a certifi
cate from the inspector, makes him
self liable to a heavy fine.
What a truly beautiful world wo live in!
Nature Rives us grandeur of mountains
glens anil oceans, and thousands of means
of enjoyment. We can desire no better
when in perfect health; but how often do
the majority of people feel like giving it up
disheartened, di-coiiragcd and worn out
with disease, when there is no occasion fer
this feeling, as every sufferer can easily b
tain satisfactory proof, that (irreii Augutl
" .t. . i.
ii-will prove its wonderful efllect. Sample
. ..... 'IV it
Dollies, iu ui-iii--'. j
I have an excellent farm, eituatcd
one and a half miles from Union, con-
Uinillg 10 acres, which I will toll or
4 .. it 1 It!.... r..iiltinn '
Small iiweiiuiu nuucv uuqjmwu.
nnlv to ine at Cove,
Oregon. h. K. Uolmus, agent lor ura.
A. T. f rencu.
l'ariiRriiplK l'ri tnlnliiK. l'rlnclpnlljr, to
tlir rorcprlniilldii" of tlin
"THE WORLD DO MOVE."
Mrs. Emory has been quite sick for
several days past.'
Jimmy Johnson has been on the sick
list during the week.
W. II. Mc Donald is now cashier in
the Suniinervillc bank.
County clerk Neill returned from the
State capitol last Tuesday.
Mrs. Malsopi took her departure for
Wood river a few days ago.
Mrs. Capps and family take tlieir
departure for Portland, to-day.
Cleaver it White, the dentists of La
Grande, have moved to Haker City.
F. H. Collins will ereet an. elegant
residence in Suininorvillo this sum
mer. Whit Hall has ahnit recovered from
his injuries, and is now driving the dray
A number of Indians are attending
the Presbyterian presbytery, now in
A little son of W. H. Chattin, of
Suninierville, fell from a horse and had
his aim broken.
Miss M. Macbeth, who went to Kan
sas a few months ago on a visit, re
turned to this city yesterday.
Dr Dcering furnishes medical treat
ment, when required, to the county
poor, since the departure of Dr Capps.
Miss Ada Campbell will commence
teaching school, on Clover creek, near
North Powder, about the lirst of May.
Charlie Kinsoy, of La Grande, was
kicked on the head by a horse a few
days ago, but his injuries are not ser
ious. Mr. Jas. Travillian, of Haker City,
was adjudged insane, last Tuesday,
and taken below, by friends, for medi
Mrs. N. H. Harris, with her two chil
dren came up from Suninierville, last
Thursday, and has taken up her resi
dence in Union.
I Mr. Ed. Eeklcy, the gonial editor of
I the La Grande Gazette made I'nion a
j visit this week. His friends are always
glad to see him.
I S. A. 11 ecket home, formerly of the
1 Wallowa Chieftain, is now in California,
and it is reported that ho is soon to
j commence the publication of a new
j Prof. Haokett, who has been teaching
, the Cove school, was visiting in this
j city during the week. Mr. Hackett has
the reputation ot lieing an excellent
The social club of this city seems to
be quite a success. They give parties
and entertainments at stated intervals
and endeavor to got as much amuse
ment, out -f it as possible.
Mr. Johnny Clark, of Frank Hro's.
Implement Co., Island City was in Un
ion this week, busy as could be. The
company ho represents is doing an ex
tensive business in this county.
Geo. Hoidleman got a little out of
sorts a few days ago, and took his de
parture for the Willamette valley. He
will probably find out that this is the
best country after all, and soon return
Mr. J. E. Houghton, nephew of Mr.
Philip Houghton, of Powder river, ar
rived Sunday direct from England. The
young man served for years in theaimy
of the Soudan, with lank of Corporal,
and to-day is the happy possessor of a
silver medal for gallant services done.
Mr. H. F. Healo of La Grande contin
ues to give the citizens of that city an
occasional amateur performance, much
to their delight.. The latest, production
was "Ten nights in a barroom" all the
characters being represented by juven
iles. Mr. Healo is a success, and makes
things lively wherever ho is.
Island City Idyls.
A iIom' of iiiinino when tla sun mines up
From its tossed up bed in the eastern sea,
Nunc carter-oil when the noon lias sped,
And a blue nil! dark and catnip tea
Anil tin N April.
Drminors are very numerous.
Husiness rather dull the past week.
Jack Myers has rented his house to
Dr. Lon. Wurtz has bought a horse
Mrs. Dune. MeLain has returned
James Cutter has had it very severe
attack of asthma.
A splendid now sidewalk has been
laid near the post-ollice.
Mr. Thus. Cox has moved in Jiov.
Mr. Sptikondyke's house.
A furious snow storm, visited us to
day, the 20ih, wind blowing a. gale.
Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Steele and Miss
Caddie have returned to tlieir home in
The little daughter of Chas. Good
nough has been seriously ill, hut is now
Miss 1 1 attic Smith nnd Joseph Lea hey
were married Sunday evening, at the
residence of Mr. Hnrison.
We regret the departure of Miss lies
hie Goodnough, left us Sunday for aa
extonded visit Kast. She will go direct
to Denver, Col. Mr. Steel's family ac
Keynote In Henlth.
Health U wealth. Wraith mean Indepen
dence. The Keynote U Dr. HohaaVoN Cough
and Lung Syrup, tlm Lost Cough Syrup hi
the world. C'urr Coughs Colds. Pain In
I.a f 'It....! llrrtlti.llltl. flllll l'rlllllirV f JI II kl I 111 11.
imui.uv., ..... ........j . ........ t.
tlon. Olio done give relief hi every uae.
Take no other. rrlccTiOcciitstuulfl. Samples
free. Sold hy.I. T. Wright, Union, Oregon.
Letter I'roiit Our llrqulii- I'm rrinnilrul
Coiii criunp the I'lne Creek Mine.
April IS, 1887.
The warm weather is taking oil' the
Cornucopia has a man that tips
the beam at 27o pounds. He has only
lost 11!.") pounds fioni his former weight.
On the Sth inst. there was a social
dance, in Cornucopia. Everybody en
joyed themselves. Mrs. Warinnergave
the supper. Another dance at Allen
town on the 15th.
The permanency of the lodges of
this district have boon proven beyond
a doubt. The 'Whitman" which is
at a denth of 2(15 feet shows a 5 foot
ledge very rich in minerals.
A lucky escape from lire happened
last Thursday. Alberson A: Gaylord
have had some lime stored in a log
building, directly in the rear of their
store building, which sot lire to the
boxes that contained it, on account of
water running into the building and
coining in contact with the lime.
Luckily it happened in the day time,
when it was discovered and the lire
'In an editorial in the Scorr of the
7th inst., commenting on Prof. Luce's
letter, you say the only practical route
for a road (in the canyon from Pino to
Cornucopia,) is on the east side of
the creek. 1 think you must have been
misinformed, as it is an impracticable
route and could not possibly be built
with the appropriation that we would
be likely to get from the county, as for
a great distance theie would have to
be a load made by blasting in the solid
rock of a steep bluir, ami another ica
son is that the road would be on the
opposite side of the creek from all the
principle mines, and from both Allcn
town to Cornucopia, I take the liber
ty to say that there is not a person in
camp that wants the road to be built
on that side for thocntire way. There
is a petition now , before the Coun
ty court to run the road about half way
up the canyon on the oast side and
thou cross back to the west side. I
understand there is another petition to
run the road all the way on the oast,
side. In this matter it is presumable
that the court will consider the inter
ests of the people from this section.
Hlue vitrol at Drake's.
Meals 25 cents at the Centennial.
Garden hoes at. Jo. Wrights, :i" l-'J
Stool traps, fJi'.oO a dozen at Jo.
Fifteen pounds of blue vitriol for if 1.
at Wright's drug store.
Hroaking cart for sale. Kiiquiro of
Dr. D. Y. IC. Dcering, Cnion.
The Hurford sulkv plow with wheel,
j land-side is one horse lighter draft than
! any other sulky plow made. You will
j find them, with a full line of walking
and gang plows at I rank Hrs. Imple
ment Co's. establishment in Island
Citv. ' 1
i VICHY THl'IC.
1 "Whore did you get that last flour,
1 husband? See what beautiful broad it
"Whv, mv dear, it is the I'nion Mill
1 ing Co's. Full Holler Flour."
I "Well, there is none bettor, so don't
' brinir homo unv other, and remember.
thev pav the highest cash price for
To citizens of the Pacific State's dur
ing tin past week, anil reported express
ly for the Scorr by C. A. Snow t Co.,
l'atont. lawers, Washington, J). ('.: II.
Albert, Crescent City, Cal., elevator;
.1. Fat jo, Santa Clara, Cal., siirphur
sprinkler; A. Gaukroger, San Francis
co, Cal., tank bottom; IC. llosford, Oak
land, Cal., vapor bath : D. Luhiu, Sac
ramento, Cal., clod crusher :. I, McICeon,
San Francisco, Cal., pin rail attach
ment for vessels ; IC. Hemillard, Oak
land, Cal., excavator and grader; IC. II.
it S. Truax, Trnux Landing, W. T., car
coupling; A. 1 Whittcll, San Francisco,
Cal., Photographic apparatus.
NEW YOHIC STOHIC.
The above named store at La Grande,
II. Anson, proprietor, is the place to
secure bargains. A full and complete
line of general nii'rehaniliso is .always
on hand. Kemeinher the New York
Store, La Grande.
W. I). Jloyt .t Co., Wholesale and Hetall
Druggists of Homo, (hi., says: Wo havo
been selling Dr. King's New Discovery,
Klectric Hitters and llueklen's Arnica Salvo
for two years. Havo never handled reme
dies that sell as well, or give such universal
satisfaction. There have been some wonder
ful euros effected by these medicines in this
city. Several rases of pronounced consump
tion have been entirely cured by the use of
a few bottles of Dr. King's New discovery,
taken hi connection with Klectric Hitters.
We guarantee them always. Sold hy J.T.
Wright, dnnrgist, I'nion. rcu
Kni'innr uml Mrrluuilrii,
Save money ami doctor hill. Itellevoyour
Mothers, Wives nnd Sisters by a timely pur
chase of Dr. Ilof.anko'h Cough and Lung
Syrup, best known remedy for Con lis, (-'olds
Cioup and Itronehial affection. Itellrvrs
Children of Croup In one night; may sure
you hundreds of dollars. Price SO cents and
Jl.OO. Samples free. Sold by J. T. Wright,
Or the age hi the medical line Is tli'o licpiid
fruit remedy, Syrup of Figs, manufactured
only by tho California Fig Syrup Co., San
Franclnco, Cal. It Is agreeable to the taste,
accoppddo to tho Stomach, harmlons In its
nut.iro, pahiles yet prompt ami thorough
hi Its aotlon. For sale hy all rirugghits.
Snull. HoltshiiiV: Woodard, wholosaloagcntB
For 30 Days.
Having bought the Saunders stockTof
goods, will continue to sell at
Some of ii ai 50cls. on the dollar.
AND SOME WILL BE GIVEN AWAjY I
EpSSA full line of Groceries just received.
1 (irau. Sugar, 12 lbs if 1.00
; Extra C ,. II 1.00
Yellow C If, 1.H)
Host Coffee, 5 1.00
Host Tea, 2.1 1.00
Piekels, 5 gal kegs 1.75
Price's C. W. H. Soap, box 1.50
Kirk's Soap, box 1.25
h'ieo. I I lbs 1.00
Starch, 0 05
Hlneing, 2 boxes 25
I Oyster.., 2lt. cans, 5 for 1.00
ID ii ii I iwi i Anilpill oilier gnwN nt -.nine rate. 1 lie.
1 " , '' above prices aie on liit-clus standard
Sardines, crouch, 2 boxes 2; p..ls.
I Cove Straight Grade Flour at 3.50 per.
barrel; 5 barrel lots at
n m m iiq iijjj nii ii j
1 will duplicate the prices of any mer
chants in Union.
I AM II EKE TO STAY tuiri)ON'T BLUFF AVorth tt Cent.
NO OLD STOCK ON HAND.
It ice, lii lbs
Coffee, f) lbs
Coffee, browned, l lbs
Hrooms, .'1 , . . . .
Ivory soap, 10 cakes
Sugar, M lbs
Dried apples, 7 lbs
Dried plums, 7 lbs
Prunes, 7 lbs
Soda, 12 lbs
Host tea, It lbs
Lye, 10 cans
Axle grease, !l cans
Only Union ll(ller Mills fiour for sale. Eest
in market, at prices to suit all.
Boots and Shoes, Clothing ai Dry Goods
Coining now from tho Kast, to Drake's Cash Store.
i Herman Waldeck's,
DRY GOODS !
Fine Line of Dress (Hois, Mi ams, Lawns,
CALICOKS, LAI) IKS' FANCY GOODS, Etc, Etc,
Flno AsMirticmt of
Corsets, Hosiery, Laces, and Embroideries.
Gents' Furnishing Goods,'
WENS' YOUTHS' and BOYS' HATS.
Call and Inspect My
MM 1 LIM :i FEED SIM
(OPPOSITE CENTENNIAL HOTEL.)
J. S. ELLIOTT, - Proprietor.
Everything First Class. Terms Very ltcusonsiblc.
Huss to and Fiom the Depot Making Connection with all Trains.
Daily Stage Line to Cove,
Carrying Fast Freight and Passeqgers.
LoavliiK Union every afternoon and returning in morning, making connection with
trains. Faro M cent; round trl 75 cents. -' ,
Hlackbcrrics, 5 cans . .
l'eaches, table, -leans ..
, P." f
Assorted pie fruit, t cans ...
Tomatoes, f, cans
i 'i"es, 12 for
'lines, German 10 lbs
Matches, I pkgs
Lye, American, 10 cans
rJAYCOX & FOSTER,
00 Cherries, cans 1 00
(K) Tobacco, 2 lbs 1 00
00 Codfish, 8 lbs I 00
00 Wash tubs 1 00
00 Matches, 12 pkgs 1 00
00 Purity soap, 10 cakes 1 00
00 Thorn's c. w. soap, pet box 1 T0
00 Hoyal sa von soap, per box I f0
00 Pickles, per keg 1 7."
00 Starch, 8 lbs 1 00
00 Sardines, 2 cans 25
00 French calf boots -1 f0
is bj a i ).
HG A INS AT-
- Summerville, Or.
New (Stock of (foods.