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THE OREGON SCOUT.
,MO.H K. JONKS - KDITOR,
City- and County Official Paper.
Saturday, April (), 1S87.
The intcr-state. coinii'orc.e law has
nlrcnily MiromplUheil roiiiu good. It
is fslntctl thai, tlio inimlt:r of iflle;
Msekcrfl has fallen off from 0 to 7i
per rent. UpIii? tiiiablt: to olitaln
tasfc. on tlio strotith of the olllciul
jtrustngc they expect to acquire they
are forced to stay at home.
In speaking of the Oregon ywamp
land boortlers, Commissioner .Sparks
faid, a few days ago, Hint the depart
nieiit is usitijr .Mrcnilous efforts to
break up the "robher ring" and ho
added, "I think too we shall have
home of tl mm in the harness before
long. ' Sparks is a terror to evil doers.
It makes one's head swim to think
of the various tickets that will he poked
in Ids face during the next presidential
eam'paigu. ' Let's ee, wo will have
u Republican ticket, n Demociatie
ticket, Prohibitionist, Knights of La
bor, (ireeuhack. Ilelvn Lockwood,
and perhaps the Chiehago Anarchists
will put up a man. There will cer
tainly be plenty to select from. Wes
It is said that President Phillips, or
the Snake River Co, last, fall shipped a
few sacks of the sand from one of the
iuexhatistable bars at Darsey's ferry
on the Snakeriverto the Omaha Smelt
ingcompauy to try its process for tx-
trading the gold aim that the machine
they have accomplished the purpose.
If this be true the Sn'iku river bars
and the Oregon coast lauds will be '
worth more money than tlio mountain
Tho late llenry Ward Heechey once
said that twenty millions of dollars m
ii vlllaire does not make that village
rich if it is tdl owned by two men;
but if Hi it amount, is spread evenly all
over the village then it is different.
iMouey in tho hands of mie or two
men is like a dunghheap in u barn
yard. So long as it lies in amass it
docs no good, but if it was only spread
evenly on the laud how everything
would grow. Monov Is llku snw.
If it it is blown into drifts it blocks up
tho highway and nobody can travel,
but if it lies evenly distributed over
all the ground it facilitates every
man's travel. Wealth is good if dif
fused but not if it is hoarded.
The lea? the Union Pacific of the
O. It. Hi X. Company's Hues has been
eousuuiatcd. The Wall Street Daily
micalor of tho -Villi says: ' Wo are
enabled to anniiouuce at lust that the
much vexed iputhtion relative to the
control of the great railroad enter
prises of tho extreme northwest has
been virtually settled. The I'liiou
Paellie through the action of its direc
tors Saturday, will secure control of
the Oregon Xuvigation and Oregon
Transcontinental companies, also of
t l.o Northern Paeille. President Adams
will bo at the olllco of tho Oregon
Transeontinilutal Company in this city
to-day, and both ho and President
Smith will sign the Oregon Transcdii
tinautal lease. Then the entire matter
will he completed. I.'nder tho lease the
Oregon Navigation secure a guaranty
from the Union Paellie of (i per cent
on its entire capital A guaranty
which tho I'nlon Paellie is able tocarry
out . The lease is one of the limit im
portant railroad transactions which
lias occurred In a very long time., It
s impossible to cntimnto I be advan
tages which will result to properties
interested. It is a largo scheme in em
bryo. The result will bo of a most
Th$ fallowing is tho proposed pro
hibitory mnondiueiit to the constitution
of tho stale of Oregon, which the peo
ple will vote for or against on tin Hth
of November, next.
Article Nl. Section Tho iiiiuui
facturo, sale or giving away, or tho
offering to give away, or tho keeping
for silo any spirituous, vinous, malt,
distilled, fermented, or any intoxicat
ing Ihpioiv, vlmlover. Is prohibited
in this stato, except for medicinal,
(cioutlllo or mechanical purposes.
See. -'. Tho legislative ussdmbly
shall provide by law In whut manner,
by whom, and at what place such
lbjors, or any of them shall bo iimuu
Inclined or sold or kept for sale for
medleal, seleiitllle or mechanical jnti
poes. Sec. It. This amendment shall take
Olfeet nnd bo ill full force six
montliH from tho date of its ratltlcatloU
by tho electors.
See. 4. Tho legislative assembly
Mmll without delay, pass all ifccossary
Jaws with sullleleut penalties necessary
lo enforce this amendment.
There can bo no doubt that tho
general sentiment nuioug tho produc
ing and rmpectubloclnssea of tho couu-
try is favorable to prohibition, and the
nmendment will probnbly pass. If it
fails it will be on account of opposition
by the floating population of the
larger cities. A prohibitory law. if it
could be enacted in such a manner as
to really prohibit the sale and use of
Intoxicating liquors would ho an in-e-tinmtile
boon to humanity, but
the fact remains that wherever it has
been tried it has generally proved a
failure. It is said that in Kansas there
In a drug store near every hotel. A
guest, who is athhvt quickly learns to
provide himself with a physician's pre
scription; he can buy a pint or a quart
and it in the hotel if ho chose. Pre
scriptions in blank with a phyiciau's
name at the bottom, arc furnished by
the book, and arc carried with the
regularity of a railroad commutation
ticket. The same "rum" drug store
substitute for the saloon nourishes in
Nc.w Kngland where prohibition laws
exist. If the amendment should pass
in Oicgon it will remain entirely with
tho Legislative Assembly to decide
whether It shall be a failure or not. If
they pass such a law as will prevent,
the liquor trallie from being transferred
from the saloons to the drugstores, by
placing druggists, physicians, and all
(hose having the handling of it under
oath and heavy bonds, ami allow cer
tain inducements to informers, it may
have the desired effect. Otherwise it
wrtii bi in 1 1 1 iiiiiirr-r-fr-
From our regular correspondent.
April lo, 1887.
Publi", attention is now concrjiitra
ting upon tho national drill which is j
to take place in tins city next mouth.
The color lino crisis has been safely 1
nassed, the movement towards the !
re-organization of (lie local militia,
putting the companies in a position
to compete for tho priz.es, goes brisk
ly forward, the securing of hotel ac
comodations points to the fuel that the
great assemblage of the Republic's
militia, and of all who delight in thu
military, will soon bo hero. Wash
ington, fresh nnd charming in her new
spring suit of green, will gladly wel
come the thousands of visitors who
will flock toiler reception im May,
and, aside from all interest in tho
drill It is worth a trip of any distance
to see the most, beautiful city of Ameri
ca in her best attire.
The warm bright sunshine of Eas
ter Monday seemed warmer and
brighter in the neighborhood of the
White House than anywhere else in
the city. Thousands of children,
without regard to race, color, or pre
vious condition, thronged the grounds
of thu chief magistrate for the purpose
of rolling and "picking" eggs. It
is an annual privilege custom that lias
long accorded the youth of thediMrict.
They have the entire freedom of the
grounds on Easter Monday, They
tr.ke possession early in the morning,
bring their lunches and their nurses,
roll themselves over the green sward
when they are tired of rolling eggs,
and never desert, the sport until night
fall. One feature of the egg festival
was its ellect upon tho afternoon re
ception to the public at the White
House. Many ot the festive little ones
made free to enter and swelled the
atteudauco to about 1 500 people. One
llfth of that number is a pretty good
crowd on those tri-wcekly occasions.
The children were,
I'.ugllsh, Irish, French and SpauMi,
aerinaii. llaliau, Dutch and Oaunish.
At first the president attempted to
give each one a greet ing with some
special remark, but this generous in
tention was overcome in u few min
utes and ere long he was trying to
shako hands with three of them at a
time. There J were humble white
folks and aristocratic black folks, and
they laid their hands in tho executive
palm with eaqiial conhdeuce. Occa
sionally a tow-'leaded boy, soiled and
hot from his morning's sport would
inarch up solemnly, put his dirty, 1
egg-smeared lingers in tho presidential
hand, and thou slink off as though ho
had douo .something lie was nshiuncd
Probably the most absurd of all tho
complaints made against civil service
reform is the charge that it will lead
to the establishment of an otllce-liold-ing
aristocracy. Any ono who ex
amines tho lists of thousand dollar
seerettu jes of sonators, of committee
clerks attached to both houses of con
gress, of unclasslllcd olllccrs in tho
dopurttuoutb herb iu "Wasbiugtou , aud
of tho occupants :ot tho most comfor
table berths in the custom houses, fed
eral courts, the postal service, inter
nal revenue and pension olllces tdl over
the country, will be astonished at the
number of sons, brothers cousins,
nephews, sisters, nieces aud aunts
who arc drawing incomes from tho
public treasury. Only last week a
senator's sou was appointed to bo
chief of division in one tho Washington
departments, aud another senator's
sou received a clerical position under
This is not saying that the fact of one
tilt iron's relationship to another ought
to npctato us a bar to his otllulal aspi
ration. But nil of thece above mon-
tinned places nrc bevond the reach of
tho eivil-servicc rules. It. would be
seaicely possible for a more offensive
form of aristocracy to obtain than this,
which is under the old system of pat-
ronage. Tlio new rules restrict ad
mission to the civil service to persons
j of approved education ami intelligence
, extend to rich, and poor, weak and
powerful alike, and give the gover
mcul clci'K after his installation n sense
of security so long as he doe's his work
well and behaves himself in other rc
We believe in truly mcetingthc confidence
of our patrons, In honest good and accurate
statements concerning Ibem, siii:ire deal
ing, a enh business, low prices, prompt
lie, and a clear eoticleiiee.
All orders entrusted to us for DRY
fJOODS, will lie strictly tilled In accordance
with this creed.
OLDS it KINO,
180 First Street. Portland. Oregon.
I have hern afllleled with a. kidney trou
ble for twelve years, during which time I
have need almost every kidney remedy I
could hear of hut obtained no relief until 1
tried the Ornjnti KUlnrii Tri. I am now us
ing the second box and am free to say thai
I am much better and have no hesitancy
in recommending it as a pleasant and safe
kidney remedy. V. It. COX.
Onlv a few cans of the prize Sewing
I I.OWF.bb - In this l ity, April 2sih. Iss7, to
, the vvtfe of James Lowell, a daughter.
James is taller, now.
All count v warrants presented and
! not paid, prior to July 1st., 1 883 , will
i be redeemed to that date. Interest
j ceases April. JiOth, 1887.
j E. O. BUAINAItl).
j Treasurer Union County, Oi .
NOTICE POP PUBLICATION.
Lank ()mn: at La (iiiANiiK.oitKoox, )
j April 22, 1KS7. f ,
Notice is herehv given that the following- i
j named settler has tiled notice ot bis inten
Hon to make final proof in support of his
t). S.No. U.5I. for the SJj '
I claim, and that sal
i fore Itciristcriind
Ore.L'iin, mi Jinn
NF.'i and N'.jSF.', See KtTpKS K 4-.KW.M.
He n nines the following witnesses to prove
his continuous residence upon, unit culti
vation of. said I:i ml . viz: Luther Lo.vd, at
Jacob Duike, J. b. Vhrelock. and John i
Krixon, all of Pine Valley, Pnioit county,
Lam oiti i: at Lv
! Notice is herehv "ivvn llt.it the following
I named settler has ift.,l notice . f his inten-
thin to make final proof in support of his
I claim, and that said proof will he made
' hefoie the Keulster and Itiec-iver at La
Orande, Oregon on .Fune- 27th.. 18S7. v 1 ;
JOHN ii, MK'lv LSON", llil No 2L!IS. for
the NF'., See.'t.iTp2 N It l' K. He names
tlu r 1 1 1 1 iv- i 1 1 1 r wiliiis.s to li rove his cou-
tfiunnis residence lip-in. and cultivation of, j
said land, viz: S. 11. M.-Pheaters. of La
(imnde. Orecon; .lolui-Kllfott, John Barnes ;
and V. T. llarlley' of Klgin, Iivkoii. ,
Ucmcv l!i.Ni:uvnr, i
t-:!tl-v(l Itrglster. I
I, VNIi Ol KICK VT
L (iKv.vnr, Oiikuon i
A in II 2 i. 1Ss7.
Notie" is hereby given that the following
named settler has tiled nntiee of his Inten
tion to make Dual proof in support of his
claim, and that said proof will he made be
fore the Ucgister and Iteceiverat La (Srande
Oregon, on .Fune 27tli . 1Ss7, viz: WIL
LIAM T. HAIiTLKY, Hd. No. HI72. for the
l-Ji , SV, SV, SV, andSW',,' SH'.f See.
12 Tp t N 11 in P.. He names the follow
ing witnesses to prove his continuous resi
dence upon, ami cultivation of, said laud,
viz: John O. Mikalson, John PJliott John
llarnes and (Seorge II, Taylor, all of Klgin,
Or.H'im. llDNItV KlNK.II Vltr.
Fine Ranch For Sale!
Situated ill Antelope Valley, ) mile from
railroad station of Telocaset. The ranch
contains 200 acres of the best
GRAIN AND TIMOTHY LAND
In KuNtern Oregon, Has good house and
outbuildings, nnd is well fenced aixl wuter
ed. For terms and juices enquire of
II. B. DRAKK
WO-tnl. Union, Oregon.
and Blue Vitriol,
R. C. Greig's Drug
In Largo. Variety and at Very Bcaionable
Has just Received an Immense Stock
ricasegcomparc the following prices
iPAT. OVAL CHURNS THE
NOT THE WORLD
iMust, shall and will
and Examine liie
QQ D 1 BfiVV
i . . ..it,
Having leased and thoroughly refitted the same, it will he conducted on an en
tirely (lillerent plan than heretofore, and no pains will lie spared to make patrons com
in connection Willi inenotei is an
Where the 1-inest liraiuls ot
Wines, Liquors and Cigars are kept con
stantly on hand.
The. patronage of the public is solicited. K. M 1 LLKIt, Proprietor.
i W. D. BEBDLEtVJASM, Proprietor.
i Keeps eonstantlv on band a full assortment of everything in his line, manufactured
! of the best material obtainable, lie is now otl'erng for sale the
Best lot of saddles, at
; ever offered, in Eastern Oregon,
! LEAD IIA1JN13SS from $r5. to $'M). per svi. HOUSE
1 BLANKETS $1.25 each. CURRY COMBS
1 Also a FITLL ASSORTMENT of SPFRS, WHIPS. AXLK ORKASK, HARXKSS
joiL. Ktc Kti:.. Kt In fact everything usually kept iu a
: First Class Establishment.
t tSfCull and examine goods. O Main Street, I'nion, Oregon.
JONES BR07S. "
ariity and Mey Boob I
Sill Books and Stationery, 1
Batches, ci.orics, .ienvhlky, mtsical ixstuu.mknts, pictuhe j
KItAMKS, 1HHI) t'ACSES, 1UHY CAKUIAES, Etc.
Cauulit's, Nuts and Fruits, reriodieals, Novels, etc. etc.
HJSgOrders from all parts of the country
promptly attended to. I
of New Goods, which he will sell at a
with those of other stores in tlio county
tincd Hay Porks
Hake, and Hoe handles
73c. dl f 2.30.
. . .K
. . . 30c.
Single trees, ironed
Neck Yokes ,
The Finest Assortment of
In the County.
AT LOWEST PRICES
BEST-IN THE WORLD.
BUT THE STOCK
be sold at the lowest
in Eastern Oregon.
Only Complete Stock
a V A Is Asm? g&.
lower prices than were
Iturklcn'n Arnica Salvo,
Tiik Hr.sTS.u.Tr. in the world for Tut?,
IlniNc, Sores, Ckcrs, Salt Rlicum, Fever
Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chilblains,,
Corn", and all Skin Kniptlous, and posltlTc
ly cures Piles, or no pay required. It It
guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction, or
money refunded. Prico 23 tents per box.
For sale by J.T. Wright, Union, Oregon.
I A ranch of 210 ncres in the best part of
t Orande ltonde Valley the garden spot of
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r.USierll wrcgoil. IIIVI uin-s nvii mi
tiniothv: 10 acres good farming land, tho
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near timber. A very desirable place, and
will be : sold cheap for cash. No reasonable
offer refu.-ed. Call on or address;
.1. A. RiSSF.LL,
or .1. lln.i.. Cove, Or,
Drawer i7. Portland, Oregon.
AJOT IC 1-: T( ) STOCK mj:x.
New bridge. Union Co.. Oregon.
To AM. WHOM it MW ro.sviuiN : Vorth
of Powder river and east of Kaglc. creek, the
stockmen are ing to use saltpetre in their
suit on the raage for their horses and cattle,
and parties that are dealing in stock that
this U unisonous to. had better he careful
i where ihev drive their stock.
! -l-b-yl. STOCRMFN.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
b V.NO OlTtri:, AT . OKA.NIIR, OltCiiOXt
April in, I.s7.
Notice Is hereby given that the following
mimed settler has tiled notice of his inten
tion to make It i in t pionf in siqipoit of his
fliilm. and that s;dd proof will i e made he
fore the IteuNtcrand II. c'fver at baOraude
Oreiron on June 2, ISS7. vis: FliAXCIS M.
S n:VA 1ST. lid. No. 2t:S7, f.r the NW(4'
See. 13. Tp. S S. it. Hi K. W. M. lie names
the followim: v,itnes..es to prove his eontin
oiis residence upon, and cultivation of, said
hind, viz.. blither bloyd, Caleb Mo.vley,
S.-lhv beep, and James V. beep, all of Pine
Vallev, Union cnuutv. Meg m.
NOTICE KOI! PUBLICATION.
I..WH Ornrn at La (Jiiwuk. Ohwion.)
April It. SS7.
V!llf. 1...tnli rieon flti.t tlti fiitltiU'inrr.
named settler lias tiled notice of his inten
tion to eoitiinutc and make liual iroof in
support of his claim, and that said proof
will he made before the Ucgister -ind lb-rei-vcr
at La (Irande. Oregoli, on June 27th.,
1SS7. viz: CLAI!KN('K K. (iAYLOItl).
lid. No. ."lit. lor the H- NV',,. SU'i;
NK'4 and XVl Sec 2' l'p. 7 S. It U
K. lie names the followim; witnesses to
prove his cnntiiiuotis r'-siden-e upon, and
cultivation of. said ;and,. viz,: Charles 1).
Morgan, Henry Ttlheslii',', Freeman Steele,
and (5'Mirge Steele, all of Pine Vallev. Un
ion eountv, Iregoii.
Administrator's Notice of
In the matter of the (Mtate of Thomas Cul
ver, (Ii eeaMtd
To all iersois having claims airainst the
above entitled est it: You and each of you
are hereby untitled that the mid rsigacd ha
lieen by the County court of I'uioii eounty.
Oregon, duly appobitcl a Iministrntor of ,
i said estate. Y ill are therefore lii-r.'by re-
iiired to present vour said claims with
' proper vouchers within six in xiths from
the tirst publication of this notice, at the?
otliesof linker, sle-lton & baker, iu l'nioii,
Oreiron, All claims not presentiil within,
said time will he postponed and deferred
until the claims presented within il l time
at,- paid and saii li'.-d in full.
I). L. CABItOLL,
ISaki:k, Snut.TOv A- Bxkim,
Attornev s for lhc l-'st.ite.
I deiie to inform the public thaf I am
the solea'.'cnt for the eel -hrated KXTKR
l'RISK WIND MILLS, in I'nion eoun
tv, aud invite iutendin? pun h:i.seis to
ciimeand examine the on ii'cv on exliibi
tion at mv )hice iu Wet l.'nion. I am
CNiivini'ed von will pronounce it tho best
mill now 'inaiiufactined. The uxtremely
low pi lees place them within the reach of
all. Circulars of wind mills and pumps
.sent on application. A. .1. Iv I II 11 IC.
Obtained, and all Patent business attended
to i'mmptly and for Moderate Fees,
Ourotlh-e is opposite the l S. Patent
Ollice, and w e can obtain Patenis In less
time than those remote from Wasoington.
send MODHLorURAWlNO. We adviMi
as to pantentahililv free of charge: anil wo
mako NO ( II AROli FXLKSS PATh.M lb
AVe refer, here, to the Poftunter. tho
Sunt, of Moncv Order Div., and U otlimals
;ot thcr.&. j'atentOfllcc. l or circular,
advice, terms and rctterenecs w ui-iuni Cli
ents in Vour own State or Count, write to
' C. A. SXOW &('.,
n, u,.ii.. p.iii.ni. Otlke AVasbin 'ton. I). C
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