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F VOL. III.
r The Oregon scout.
An independent weekly Journal, issued ev
ery Mitunhiy iin irtiiiir '"
JONES & CUAXCEY,
Publishers anil Proprietors.
K. ,Iom:.s, i
l II. ClIANCCY,
One copy, one ear
" " Six months
" ' Three tiKintos
Invariahly Cash In Ad iinec.
If ii ehtiiiiT itlifirriitiuii are nut jmid till
end nj imr, tun tUtllur will clitinitrf.
Hatch of advertising made known on ap
plication. EXf Correspondence from all part of the
Acinus nil communications to the OI'.koon
Scott, I'lil'in Orison.
GltAKPi: ltoNDK VALLKY I.OIKSK,
No. ."(I. A. F. and A. M.-. Meets on the
.second and fourtli Satunla v of each month.
W. T. WliUiHT, W. (i.
A. LKVY, Secretary.
UNION I.OPfiK, No. .".! I. O.O.I"'.
Kcgular meetings on Friday evenings of
each week at their hall in I'niou. All breth
ren in good standing are invited to attend.
Jly order of the lodge.
(i. A. THOMPSON, N. (i.
Oil AS. S. Mll.LHIt. Secretary.
Divine sorvice o cry Sunday at 11 a.
m. and 7 p. in. Sunday School at I! p. in.
l'ruyer meeting evcrv'l'liur-dav evening at
(J:S0. KKV. i. M. lltYVlX, Pastor.
HT KKSPYTKIMAN Oil IMiCIL KKC U
X larcburih services cNcry Sabbath morn
ing and evening l'racr mect-iiig cdnes
dny evening of each wiek. Sabbath school
every Sabbath at in a. in.
HKV. V. C. PA! UP, Pastor.
DT, JOHN'S KPISCOPAL ('III' ItCII.
IO Service cverv Stiudav at I! o'clock p. m.
liKV. W. It POW'KI.b, liector.
I,. P. Rinchart
F. I). McVully
. . . .(). P'. Cieodall
A. N. Hamilton
A. T. Neill
,Vj. C. Prninard
.1. I., Hlndmau
O. P. Thoiulinson
P. P. Hces
S. A. Pur-el
.1. S. Elliott
J. V. lionncdv
10. Y. Davis
J. 1! Thomson
K. K. Cates
J. D. Carroll
. . L. F.aton
JOHN 11. ('KITES,
Attorney at Law.
Collecting ami probate practice special
ties'. Office, two door.s tsoutli of post-oftice,
12 A KIN,
Attorney at Law
AX I) NOTARY PUBLIC. Oflice. one
door south of ,L P. Katon's store, L'nion,
N. CROMWELL, if. D.,
Physician and Surgeon.
i uince. one noor south or .). ti. Katon'),
J store, I nloii, Oregon,
jy li. KICKS,
Notary Public and Conveyancer.
j 1 1 OlHee-Stfite I.aprt Oflice building, Union,
ff F. KUKLEIGII,
Attorney at Law,
Real estate and collecting n.r,.n. r.nnd
Olllff Pusiuess a Specialty. Otlicc at Jo
wepli, Wallowa county. Oregon.
Attorney at Law,
Office State Lund Office bulldinc. corner
Main and A Streets, Union, Oregon.
'physician ami Surgeon.
Having permanently located at Alder. Un-
B'f' e nit: Oreron. will be found ready to
lWwtten.i tr ,iis iu all the VHriom towiu'aud
hmT "u,,u 01 "ie Wallowa valloy. I
IIIIO.MI IJIMiAfttlMA Sl'liCIALTY.
f in .ttyi. ,lI.Ie and Let llf,"
f. ii:ri)EN, m. o.
Chronic Diseases a Specialty,
Summorville, Union. County, Oregon.
.1. M. CA KKOLI., I li. F. WILSON.
Notary Public. Kx-Co. Clerk.
QARROLL Jc WILSON,
Conveyancers and Abstracters.
Abstract to lieal and Mining property
furnished on short notice, at reasonable,
Sales of Ileal and Mining property nego
tiated. Collection business promptly at
Otlicc next door south of l'ost-otlice. Un
M. H.i;i:rt. J. W. Siii.i.tox. J. F. Pakkk.
JAKKK, SHKLTON & 11AKK1S,
Attorneys at Law.
OFFICIOS-- Union and La (irandc, Ore
gon. Special Attention given all business
entrusted to it.
Q II. DAY, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon.
AM. OAM.S rKOMI'l'I.Y ATTIIMiim To.
Oflice adjoining Jones Pro's store. Can
be fsund niglits at the Centennial hotel,
room No. '.':i.
Mouse, Sign and Carriage
Graining a Specialty.
Shop. Corner Main ami A Streets, Union,
Plans and designs for any kind of buil
ding furnished on application.
Keeps on hand a complete, stock of
Which he will sell at a low figure.
Parties' whe desire to build will do well to
consult him, at Cove, l'nion county, Or.
jy II. JOILYSOX,
Union, - - Oregon.
Plans and specifications for dwellings,
barns and bridges, furnished free of charge.
BRIDGE BUILDING A SPECIALTY
iEiyCall and interview me.
j X. GAJIDXEII (; CO. ,
Watchmakers & Jewelers,
l'nion, - - Oregon.
Clocks and Jewelry For Sale.
Itcpnlrini; nt Moderate Katen.
Call and examine our goods and prices.
Geo, Wiuoiir, I W. T. Wkioht,
OK EG ON.
Does a (I'onoral Ranking Rusinoss. Ruys
and sells e.vchmigc, and discounts commer
Collections carefully attended to, and
J. M. JOHNSON, - - I'HOPKIETOR,
Afnili .trtnt t'timfi flrpffiii
Hair eutting. hnlng anil sdiaiupooliig !
done neatly and in the lcst style.
Hot and Cold Baths.
Architect ana Buimei
First National U,
UNION, OREGON, SATURDAY, MAY 21,
Will ('li'lirrilc tlif 'Milnrlnus I'mirtli"
A 1 ,1 1 in 1 .Mini Cant rllmt
I'or 'Hint l'lii'iioso
N12W 1 31 1'lIO VI23I I2NTS.
AVoatlior warm. Mi'ii go in .shirt
nloovt's ut jinvcnt.
Williiiin E. Kini'linrt ami wife visited
at L.i Grande lust week.
Riley Cooper, of Inland City, uid
Huniniervillu u visit Tuesday.
.1. II, Kinelnirt will probably return
from Portland on Saturday.
A mosquito barclotliiti; outfit would
tako well during the hot woathur.
It if reixirtcil that elk are coming
in to Hie "lick" on the Martin place.
The new hall is rapidly moving to
waid completion and will he si credit
to the town.
A hear was taken in bv the mightv
"nimrods." Dr. W. E. Kihehart and N.
C. McLeod, last Saturday.
II. C. Kinehart went to LaGrande,
Wednesday, after his cousin, Miss Flo
ra Kinehart, of Khedd's station, who
will visit her relatives here for a few
Siimmerville will celebrate. The
eagle will screech! The "Ilorney
cunibrickilarians" will paiade and a
good lime generally will occur on .Inly
4th. About .$.'500 has been subscribed
to defray thee xpenses and that much
more can easily be obtained, and to
our friends of l'nion, and other places
in the county, we extend an invitation
to come and help us celebrate.
What is the reason -that the girls
didn't go to Elgin on Monday! Many
inquirers Guess the stage was too
full. E. S. C. We went all the same
and took our fishing tackle. E. S.
and G. G. P. Wonder who was prowl
ing mound my house one night last
week. I. A. R. Think it must have
been ghosts that came out and drove
oil' the prowlers, as they were dressed
in white. the prowler.
The spirit of improvement has taken
hold of the citizens of this place.. .Sev
eral new buildings in course of con
struction, among which are the follow
ing: Win, Mcl'oil, citv hall, .'!0.Sr;
F. J5, Collins, dwelling, ''."x'M ; Chattin
15ros. dwelling, 24x24; .1. II. Logan,
dwelling, 2J..'i2. In addition to (his
.1. II Rinehart will probably build a
handsome residence in town; Herman
Waldeck, a large store building ; Theo
dore Williams is building an addition
to bis house; Justus Wade removing
the house formerly occupied by I. N.
Laughlin, and several others who are
Portland Stock Yards Report.
May 10. 1SS7.
Ileef receipts were fully as heavy as
formerly, and in quality improving
quite fast, so much so that- all grades
of butcher's steers were taken very free
ly, and with the market being repre
sented by outside buyers made it rath
er lively and created a firm tone, which
continued throughout she week, leav
ing the market healthy ; sheep, receipts
very heavy, outside purchasers being
free buyers, to that trade has been very
satisfactory and values vory steady, anil
stock well worked ofl'. 'Considerable
call for lambs, though few on the mar
ket. Hardly sullicient hogs to supply
the trade. Considerable call for work
oxen. Very little doing in stock cattle.
Not much movement iu horses,
AltUIVAl, OK HT0CK FOR T1IK W'F.V.K.
May 10. Heef, (50 head ; sheep, 153
head ; hogs, (50 head ; oxen, 18 head.
May 11. Beef, 140 head; sheep, 131
May 12. Sheep, 183 head; hogs, .17
May 13. Heef, 100 head ; oxen, 12
head ; sheep, 729 head ; bulls, 2 head.
May 14. 15eef, 80 head; sheep, (5.rjl
Mav In, IJccf, 40 head; stock cat
tle, 47 head.
May 10. Horses, 15 head.
Quotations. Heef, 44, (si U c. gross;
sheep, 4 54; c. Rross; hogs, 4 5 o.
gross; lambs, $2.50 each. Market very
heslthy. .1. II. KATAWJN,
Manager Portland Stock Yards.
Stock of all kinds sold on commission.
Stock fed, transferred and reshipped.
IliuUleii'. Arnica Snlvu,
Tiik UkstSalti: In the world for Cuts,
Ilrulnex, Sores, Uleern, Unit Itlieinii, Fever )
Sorce, Tettor, Chapped Hand, Chliblaln,, i
Corn", and all Skin Kmptloiu, and positive- i
Jy eureh Pile, or no pay required. It I ;
guaranteed to give .perfect catinfactlon, or'
money refunded. Prlca 'St cent per Vox. i
For alc by J. T. Wright, I'tilon, Oregon.
Letter rrotu Our t!
Ciiih i ruin;; iln
I'uic Creek Minus.
May 10, ItvST.
There will be a great amount of
work done in developing ledges this
Mrs. Newborry lias opened a milli
nery establishment in the building oc
cupied by the po.st-ofliee,
Owners of mines are arriving every
day to go to work on their ledges in
which they are interested.
Lon Simmons is packing tools and
ineterial up Jo his mines, with which
to work them this summer.
Tory A- Co. will soon add to their
mill five more stamps, making a ten
stamp mill, with pans and settlers.
An interest in the "Green .lackel"
has been sold lately to Mr. MeMahan
from Portland, Or., who is a mining
In the mountains the snow is in
depth all tin" way from bare ground to
thirty, and forty feet deep, according
to the locality.
Mr. Stephenson, from Forest Grove,
who has purchased mining interests in
the camp, is hero making preparations
to develop them this season.
The (). G. M. Co. have concluded to
erect a forty-stump mill instead of a
twenty-stamp, and consequently it in
creases the amount of grading to be
done for the foundations of their buil
dings. There has been added lo the already
numerous discoveries and Jocations,
two more quart, ledges which are al
most in the town limits. One just
across the creek from Cornucopia, lo
cated by Allen and Sullivan, shows up
about onu foot of blue sulphurct ore.
This ledge being accessible may prove
valuable property. The other 'discov
ery is about a four foot, ledge, the crop
pings of which assay about in gold.
Il is situated, about one mile below
Jessie A. Jackson is making a great
inipi'ovnient on his residence by giving
it n good painting.
W. O. Roberts, has removed froin
Mr. 1) aron. of the Flat, is the eon
tractor of J. T. Galoway's barn.
We mi! to have a picture gallery in El
gin, soon. Mr. Norris of Sunimerville,
There is some rumor of our having a
store soon. ' The sooner the better.
The people of this vicinity were sor
ry to bear of the sad death of our late
Justice of the Peace, IL A. Nance.
Sherman Guloway, of Elgin, has been
absent for the past fortnight, being in
the vicinity of Pendleton.
Jas. G. Galoway's lumber pilor sprain -
cd his knee quite badly not long since.
J. S. Da rr and family have left Union ,
County, or this part, and gone back to '
Snake river. J
Samuel Parker recently purchased 1
two fine horses; one of Mr. J. Ohristnun j
the other of Mr. Hlanehard both of tho
Johnnie S, Howell is going over the
mountains about tho lirst of June.
The public school in Dis. 51, taught
by J. A. Jackson, is prosporfng nicely,
with 33 pupils enrolled Nir.
An ICiul to Itono Scraping.
Kdward Shepherd, of Harrisbiirg. Ill, Hays:
"Having received so much benefit from
Uleetrle Hitters, I feel It my duty to let suf
fering humanity Know It. Have had a run
ning sore on my leg for eight years; my
doctors told me I would have to have the
bone scraped or leg amputated. I used, in
stead, three bottles of Electric' hitters and
seven boxes HiicKlen's Arnica Salve, and my
leg is now sound and well." Klcctrio Hit
ters are sold at .10 cents n bottle, and Hack
lea's Arnica Salvo at SSe. per box by J. T.
Wright, l.'nloii, Oregon.
Ooo.l Ite.ulU In i:ery Clue, j
I). A. Hradford, wholesale paper dealer of i
Chattanooga, Teiui., writes that ho was se-I
rlously alllleted with a severe cold that set- I
tied on Ids lung. : had ti led many remedies
S vT i l,u,,,Kl;,,,u71,0,r',,r'
l ing's .New Discovery for I o-,,.ptloH,
d d sv and was entire y cured by use of a
few bottles, fclnco which time he lias used ;
t in i,u finiir fnn.li I'nnd i fv.i.i- ,... I
the host results. This Is tho exporloneo of
thousand whose live have been taved by
thU Wonderful DUixnery. Trial Uottlm
frea at .1. 'I'. Wright'n drug tore.
Hhic itrol at Drake's.
News if Hie Wecl; CoiiiIchmmI
the Mim.v Kciiilrrs ill tile
POINTS AND POINTKIiS.
, Cove, May H), 1SS7.
I Dr. J. J. McDonald and family are
expected to arrive from the East in a
, J. M. Pliy and E. P. McDaniel went
i to Portland, Monday to be present at
i the Grand Lodge, Tuesday.
1 Miss Helen Welch, an estimable
I young lady of Pendleton, is visiting at
; her aunt's, Mrs .las. I'ussell, at Cove,
i Mrs. Mugann has discontinued the
j hotel business at this place. She ex
pects to move to Cornucopia in a short
Jap. Stevens, nccnn)pcmcd by bis
' sister, Miss Mav, will go, next week, to
Portland and Eugene, for a few dav's
Adam Ciossnuin and family have
moved to La Grande, where the servi
, ees of Mr. C. have been engaged iu a
j business bouse.
' Since Monday, Cove affords a meat
I market, .las. Russell is proprietor,
and his place of business is m Mi-Daniel's
old store building.
Tin' gentlemen holding stock in the
Cove Dairy Co. will bold u meeting in
Cove, next Saturday for the purpose
. of electing ollicers for the ensuing year.
; The Rev. .1. W. Sellwood went to
Pendleton, Wednesday and will return
to his home and pulpit in East Port
land in a few days. His stay iu Cove
has proved nhciiflit to his health.
Last Thursday being I). 11. May's
seventy-second birthday, a number of
relatives and friends repaired to his
home and congratulated the worthy
gentleman on his ripe old age and
general good health.
Edwaid Stearns returned, Tuesday,
from Walla Walla, where he has been
carpentering, lie will go to Rocky
Par, Idaho, this week and accept a
position in (he mercantile establish
ment of Mel Campbell.
The Cove sports awaited with con
siderable anxiety to hear the result of
the match game of bull at North Pow
, der last Sunday. The score shows the
, l'nion nine diil not spoil their reputa
tion by breaking their record.
I Ron's red and violets blue, I'd come
no more if I were you. F. Pleasures
: detained by larceny are all the more
intensely sacbai rine. E. The best of
friends, must tear themselves asunder.
, 0. After piofound deliberation I
1 have concluded lo embrace at the first
opportunity the sweets of a matrimo
nial alliance. J,
O. S. I have
on band. A, J.
behind inc." S.
II. "The girl
EAGLE COOPER .SHOP.
8. H. Ayles, manufacturer t but-
' f(!'' barrels mid kegs, lias always on
hand a good supply of the best duality
and will sell them at reasonable prices.
Give him a call at bis shop, south of
the school house, Union.
Strichnino at Drake's
Meals 25 cents at the Centennial.
Rreaking cart for sale. Enquire of
Dr. D. V. Iv. Deering, Union.
Gardun hoes at Jo. Wrights, 37 1-2
Steel traps, $2.i0
Choice garden mid
a do.cu at Jo.
flower seeds :it
Ranchmen! car load of salt almost
given away, at Drake's.
Two thousand lbs sulphur at Drakes,
"Merry War," "Rig King" and "Oys
ter Shell," now brands of tobacco at
Jones Hro's. Try them.
Ladies and gents' summer goods con
stantly arriving from the East and Sim
Francisco, at Levy's.
Only 11 foW CII11S of tllO JlHzO Sowing
Macliino bilking powder left at Levy's.
Try your chance, you will probably
draw tho machine,
T , , .ulIa(Illv of X(W jj k, v
ion county, o.ugo,,, requests
, . , . , .
maj, m,lU(,r ( ,a fc Cj
ko- colmtv OrcL-on till further i.otieo
Kor ' o niruior notice.
Everybody suircring with colds.
There- is one consolation, howovcr, tlioy
can bo quickly cured by a few doses of
Dr. Hoeanko's Cough and Lung Syrup.
For sulo ut Jno. T. Wright's drug store.
Price 50 ts. and-J,(K) -P bottle.
12 L(i IN.
A It iu ii anil I'lve Horses let i i o,l by
I'll I'Xi'ivi Notes.
May 17, 18S7.
Items very scarce.
Ihisiness is looking up .some.
The wife of Sheriir Hamilton is spen
ding a few days bete visiting the fami
ly of Mr. R. E, Stevenson.
Mr. Norris, the photographer, i tak
ing pictures here now. lie expects to
remain with us some two months.
I see our neighbor. Mr. Cowan, has
been appointed Justice of the Peace
for this township, by the county board.
A good selection.
A few days ago Mr. William Gor
don's barn caught fire mid was burned
to the ground. Five head of horses
that were in the stable were consumed,
also a considerable amount of hay and
grain, some harness and a saddle. Two
of the horses belonged to Mr. Hull'tnan,
of Elk Flat. Tho loss amounts to
about if 1, 000. How the lire originated
is not known to me.
Mr. Ladd, the mail contractor, has
changed time by making a swing sta
tion at Elgin, running one stage to La
Grande and back the same day; one
from Elgin to Joseph and one from Jo
seph to Elgin the same day, connec
ting with both trains at LaGrande.
This makes it very convenient for trav
elers, and gives us- good mail facilities.
Mr. J. R. Johnson is keeping the stago
stand for the present. Ai.nrii.
Kin ml City Idyls.
Why does she hold her bead so high
And look so supcrtilious,
And pass tho other maidens by
As if they made her bilious?
Well may she proudly walk the street,
The while her pride increases,
Her crar.y quilt is just complete',
Made of ten thousand pieces.
Miss Carrie Lindsey is home on a.
Just now (here is a good deal of
spring fever in I ho air.
The society events of the week Imvo
been, like (he weather capricious,
mingling smiles and tears with reck
H. Bartholomew mid Hen Smith
started for Pine Cieck mines, Tuesday,
.Miss liaritone goes with them. Good
luck to them.
The town was thrown into n tremor
of excitement yesterday by (the arrival
of a passenger from Portland. It' was
a drummer from the East. Every
thing booming. Two sacks of potatoes
were brought in to-day. Three wagons
passed by to-day. Everything booming
as 1 said before.
For the benefit of the lady who said
she could not break her hens from set
ting give the hen a piece of yeast
cake and a little warm water; she will
soon get so light that the laws of grav
itation will lose control of her, and
when tho coop is raised, she will soar
heavenward, and when she conies back
will have forgotten all about setting.
Tcopy Spring Spray.
Wallowa County, .May 14th, l887.
Unthcr cool and snowy. Farming
well advanced nevertheless. Gardens,
OurBchool is progressing nicely. I
forget the inline of tho teacher just now,
but milice it to say that she is intelli
gent and very tine looking,
Tho rocky town of Joseph was in a
state of great coinotion at last accounts,
as they had two men there under arrest
for horse stealing.
Quito a number of iiiuuigrantH now
in Wallowa, looking after farms.
There is plenty of vacant land yet, and
a number of second hand farms for
sale; so come on yo homo stokers.
Dennett flat is alive with men look
ing at tho business prospects of that
place. Lumber and building material
is being hauled thCro freely. If any
one can proscribe a remedy guarding
ttgaiimt the change of couiitenanco
from a cheerful statu t) that of a hag
gard ryo countenance, ho would do well
to rush at onco, to Joseph, as ho would
doubtless meet with ready sale for liia
Cloldendalo, W. T.
1 have had the diabetes for thirty years.
Have hud many physicians prescribe for mo
but failed to get relief. I tried tho Oregon
Kidney Ten, and tho first doiio guvo mo rc
lelf. Jam now almost well, and would rec
ommend It to any one suffering from this ills
ic ' 310SE3 PIKE.
Tho "Oregon," "Sterling" nnd best of
all tho "Green Soul" cigars at Jone