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THE ORECOM SCOUT.
AMOS K. JONKS.
The Oregon Seoul has an tardea nYeit
lation an any three papers in this ser
Hon of llf State, combined, and is ear
respondinijhj valuable as an advertising
Saturday, June 1 81h., LSS7
Union and Vicinity.
AVooil wiling at !f3.f0 a conl.
Stniwlti'rrii's in tho gardens of this
vicinity aro now getting ripe.
The Union Milling Company are
now paying Co cents per budifl for
A number of the fanners of l'owder
river valley will erect new dwellings
and barns this summer.
It has been cloudy and raining near
ly the uittire week in this vnlley. An
.abundant crop is asMired.
Tim Quigley, of Kagle valley, recent
ly ."old his entire wool clip to a linker
City firm.' $3,000 was the consider
ation, In the can on appeal to the Su
preme Court of State vs. Dr. Clements,
the decision has been iever.-ed ami new
Some mngnifieient fleeces from .l.X
Mitchell's Spanish Merino bucks, are
on exhibition at Levy's store. One
weighs 21) .V and one 2H.V pounds.
Help pay for a night, watchman if
you have any interest in the city, or
your neighbors. Let go of that tkfllar
.a id you will. feel all the hett'-i- for it.
When in La (irande do not fail to
visit the New York store. You wifl be
surprised at the elegant lines of goods
carried, and the extremely low prices.
Messrs Minuiek it Davis rceervod
their steam engine, seperator, and wood
Ki.-.v from the ICast, last Monday. They
will have the saw in operation in a few
Frank and Lee Wilson, and .lohu
Kenedy took their departure for Cor
nucopia, last. Thursday, on business.
They will, probably be gone a week or
The farmers of Eagle valley have
commenced cutting their alfalfa hay
crqp. They cut. three crops a yeir,
averaging in all, six tons of hay to the
Some of our young people are tack
ling' of making a pilgrimage to t&io
"VViillow.t country. Jf they go they
.will attend the Fourth of July cele
bration at 'Joseph.
'A linker City exchange says that
.arrangements have been made for (il
more's famous brass band of New York
City to be in -linker on the Fourth, and
participate in the celebration.
The people of Summerville are deter
mine'! to have a big time on
it he 'Fourth, mini to that end are work
ing incessantly. Full particulars in
their advertisement ebewhere.
The Hanson Bio's have had the
ceiling of their butcher shop hand
somely decorated with colored paper.
It presents a very gay appearance, and
"Mickey" Jloats around inside liko a
wasp in a garden of -rose.
Frank Prime, indicted for larceny of
;nmalgam!froni 'the Connor Creek mill,
pleaded guilty a :fow .days ago in the
circuit, court at Haker City, and was
sentenced by Judge Jton to two years
imprisonment in the penitentiary.
Near McCoy, 3'olk county, Oregon,
Oscar M. Wdit nhot and killed his wife
last Tuesdav night, lie was 2S years
old, and she was 22. They had two
children, lie Mien shot himself but
may recover. She was killed in her
father's house, where she had gone on
inimint. of AWH y.'ti iihiiKi vr 'treatment.
.1. Bloom who is on a isit to the
East writes us from 'Laramie City. He
pays the grass is goiod and Ktock looks
well, and St loolcs something like life,
after passing through Idaho and Green
river desert. Well improved farms
meet the gu,e on evory side, lie thinks
Laramie City is the only town that has
improved much since he passed
through in 1871).
The following named persons regis
tered at the Alpine hotel, Cornucopia,
this week: .las. HendtTshott, TJene
Foster, Cove; Harliy. Huntington;
Cusic, Mrs. llattie Burns, Baker
Citv; E. L. Beck and daughter, .New
Briilge;.). T. Holies, R. Buos, E. II.
Cling.m, city; Thos. BenFon, Eagle;
John Cameron, Ilailev, l.T; M. 11.
Brow, Dayton, W. T.
From the Baker J)emorrat we learu
that Henry Rust, Julius Lachs, J. II.
Mitchell, Win. Crcighcad, were lined
by Judge Ison, the sum of $50 each
and eostf, and license for selling liquor
in less quantities than one gallon re
voked. Judge- lson said it wiw not
necessary for him to declare the license
revoked ns the law was mandatory in
that rcrpect and that parties convicted
under the piesent state law for dispos
ing of liquors to minors, arc subject to
indictment and prosecution for selling
without a licence, providing they con
tinue in the trailic under the present
Hand bills are- distributed around
town announcing that "Baird's Min
strels" will exhibit in this city next
week. Wo sec from our exchanges that
this "groat combination of aggregated
wonders" have been playing to ex
tremely small audiences throughout
the Willamette valley. It would seem
that thoy have also been in Portland,
by the following, which we take from
the. World: "X sewly looking minstrel
troupe toots on the base drum in the
streets overy day, and tires stale ehesU
nuts at' an atilictod audience every
ovoning this week at the New Market."
Tho people of I'nion will hardly bo ta
ken in by them. :iVHu
Or Iiiiprc-ixiliiii Mailt on tltn 'Scout"
1y l'niliB Kirnts
A Cnttors I'liocniuuxo. The city
council at its meeting last Monday ev- j
ening, cut down the salary of city mar-
s'hal fioin $."() to.fcO per month, which ,
seems tons a very curious pioceeiiing,
inasmuch as the late maishal resigned
on account of the pay being insuffi
cient. What is a city government for,
anyway, if it is not to atford protection
to its citizens and piopeity? To this
end a good marshal and night-watchman
are indispensable. Instead of de
crca.Miig the salary of marshal to $.'10
It should have been inercasod to $80.
Then, if the business men saw lit to
contribute something, monthly, for ex
tra pay for a night-watchman, it would
be well enouirh. although they have
but little more interest in the matter
than the householder living in the
outskirts of the city should have; for
what would property in the outskirts
lie worth if the principal part of the
city should be destroyed by lire? This
one-horse style of conducting the city
all'airs is not the correct thing, and a
change should be made. If the pres
ent o-niill city tax is not sufficient, in
crease it to li); if that is not enough,
make it, t; and put a marshal in who
wHl collect every cent -of -it. If any f
the hide-bound gentry that seem to
abound hero don't like it they can
easily take themselves -away to a more
congenial clime, and the city will be
.all the better oil' for their going. Vince
Beeves, who we believe would make a
.good olfic.vr, is willing to take the po
sition if he can raise enough from tin
business men, in addition to the par,
siniouious sum o tiered by the council,
to pay him. As yet, we believe he lias
been unsuccessful, and in all probabil
ity the citv will have to worry alwig
without either marshal or night-watch
"A X.vrrr-Ai, Boadway." T. 11.
llenderohott, Gene Foster, and Alex.
Cochran came .over the new road from
Cornucopia to this city last Tuesday,
in a hack. Tiioy stopped several times
alouir the rend, but the actual Hunt
consumed in traveling was a little Kiver
nine liours. Al.r. Ilender.-hott inform.)
us that tins is Just tune lie has ever
passed over this road, and that he was
surptiscd at what he saw. lie -says
the route tr.mirsed is almost a natural
roadway. That portion built by our
citizens is as "rood as anv road he ever
traveled, and the part built by thet;tate
could be made an excellent, road, with
no great expenditure. It was not built,
on the survey, and the sharp turns in
it makes it impracticable for big freight
teams. When this is remedied
he thinks the road will prove to be a
great factor in the prosperity of Grande
Honde valley, as it is lined almost the
entire distance by rich mineral districts,
and many good mines already in op
eration. The llogem district he thinks
will prove to be richer than the Pine
creek ivigwn. With these mines and
markets for produce lying at our very
doors he thinks it high time for the
puople of Grande Hotule to wake up,
and take what property belongs to
Wicke Tjikv Lawyj:rh? Constable
Cates arrested a couple of seedy look
ing traveling gentleman, last Tuesday,
on si charge of vagrancy, as they hail uo
visible means of support, and had been
Pegging their meals at different houses
;i round town. Next day they were ar
raigned before Justice J. B. Thomson,
and made a demand to be. tried by ii
jury, which was granted. They con
ducted theirown ease with such skill
that the jury brought in a verdict of
not .guilty, and they v.'ojk discharged.
Prof. Harmon, the oculist gave each
of them some money, .aud they pro
ceeded on their way.
Coi-tke. ColFce. is up to "war iiines"
prices, or to the prices that prevailed
in the (!0's. Two months ago Costa
Hica, for instance, was retailing in the
local market at the rate of live pounds
to the dollar, and one mocAh ago, at
four Kunds to tho dollar. The rate
now is three poundf, or a .higher rate
than it has sold for in the pu.st twenty
years. CoIIee buyers are astonished at
i he small packages of coffee they get
for their big dollar. A short stock on
hand in the, market of the wxr!l and a
crop shortage in Ilray.il are said to be
causes for the present advances. Post
Wim:stmn: M.vtc'H. The Dtmoerat
says that one hundred dollars a side
has been deposited as a forfeit for a
wrestling match, mixed styles, to take
place at the Haker County Agricultur
al society's grounds on June 2"ith.
The contestants are Win. Mowers, of
Chicago, and James 1 'as coo from Mon
tana. The articles of agreement have
been drawn up and signed. The total
purse to bo contested for is $1000. The
parties interested in this match mean
business and as they have both gained
considerable notoriety in tho ring it is
expected to be a well contested match.
Law KursuLATrxo Oi'U'M Si:i.un;.
The new law regulating the sale, of
opium and kindred drugs provides:
No perion shall oiler for sale opium,
morphine, eng-sho or cooked opium,
chloral hydrate or cocaine who has not
previously obtained a license from the
county clerk, for which the latter should
be paid $1. Said license shall bo valid
for oho year from date of issue. Only
pharmacists ami physicians shall li -
jH'iige these drugs, and then only when
prescribed for the cure of disease. The
penalty for violating the law sliali no
a lino not less than .ffK). nor more than
Terry Tuttle, of Summerville, who
left about six weeks ago lor Chicago,
with hi daughter, Jessie, returned
Tuesday. The object of his vialt was
to procure medical treatment for his
daughter, who was atlhcttd with ear
trouble, but is now finitely cuied.
rnrnRtni'lM lVrtiiliih'B. I'rhirlpilly.
"THE WOKM DO MOVE."
Judge Coodall returned from Coruu- j
eopia last Thursday.
J. W. Drew will deliver the oration
at Baker City on the Fourth.
Mr. Win. Blize, of Baker county, '
visited Union a few days ago.
Maik Benson, returned to I'nion
last Thursday, after a long absence. ;
Harry Deacon and (ieorge Heidle- j
man made Baker City a visit this week.
W. T. Wriirht went to forth. n 1 to
attend the Oram! Lodge A. F. it A. M !
the fore part of the week, and has not
Mr. ("has. C. CoOVnbcry's family ar
rived fioin the Last, last week and
have taken up their permanent resi
dencein this city.
Some of our exchanges locate the
stingiest man on earth at La (irande.
lie uses a wart on the Kick of his neck
for a collar button.
Dunham Wright, of the Park, is
making preparations to give a grand
ball on the fourth of July. Full par
Arthur.Lindsay and Willie Church of
Island City, who have Ix-en attending
the l'oitlalail (iranunar .school, leturn
ed home Thursday.
Tho old soldiers of Trenton l'ost, (i.
A. U., of Ihis city are talking of attend
ing the l.a (irande Fourth ot July cel
ebration in a body.
Dr. C. Shields, the Haker City
dentist, 4nnounces that he will arrive
in this city to-day, and stay one week,
in the practice of his profession.
Sherill" Hamilton made a trip to the
metropolis of Wallowa county this
week tor the purpose of serving papers
in the case between Wallowa and
Victor Miller, who has been atteiu!
ing the Willamette University, and
graduated from the law di-juutmeut a
few days iigo, returned to lus Inane in
this city, yesterday.
Mr. H. D. Hamilton, of La (Irande,
who had a contract with the O. ll.it N.
Co., to furnish ties, was in this city a
few days ago. He placed his autograph
on our subscription book.
Mrs. Duniway lectured in the cwirt
house, last Monday evening, to an au
dience of twenty-live or thirty people,
and took u,p si collection amounting to
$1.7"). Mrs. D. has evidently lost her
prestige m tins community.
The Pink Tea, and Mum Sociable
given by the ladies Aid Society last
Thursday evening, was voted by all
who attended, (lie most enjoyable af
fair of the kind we have had for some
time. It was a very stormy evening
which kept many away that would
otherwise have attended. The pro
ceeds, we understand, was between
forty-live a-nd fifty dollars.
Dr. Harmon, the oculist is still in
tliin I'ilv -mil emi ln found :it, theCeil-
! tenial betel, lie will leinaiu till after
: court. He has had many cases; aJid
j fitted many of our
citizens with ihu
far as we know.
.glasses, wikich have
in everv instance so
The Dr. has had 17
.and is master of his profession.
Dr. Harmon at Vroka.
Yickn., Cal. Feb. 3, 1880,
Dr. S. Harmon , oculist, an far as 9
lmnv has given entire satisfaction.
From personal knowledge I know the
doctor to be well skilled in hU pro
les,ion, and in my opinion merits the
patronage of the public.
1). Hi:am, M. I).
1 have found IV.. Harmon to be an
M-ulit and skillful fitter of glasses.
H. II. ItommtrsoN-, M. D.
Dr. S. Harmon, oculist., with his
invention, the "Ihiplex Eye Hhimi
niitor'" tind"iibtedCy gives great aid
in (he superficial ixamiiiiiliou of the
eve, JosKi'ii McCiiKssnv, M.D.
V. II. Horn,
Statk ov CAtaroit.vjA, ) ss
County of Siskiyou. J
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this 20th dav of February. 18SI5.
J. V. Hnowx,
Notary Public in and tor Siskiyou
Ennoit Scoct: Time works won
ders; and sometimes things which are
considered impossible, and ideas that
are very often thought to be brought
into existence by anexcentric or crazy
brain, are developed into realities
through some hitherto unseen agency,
Twenty years ago not an inhabitant
of this valley could have been made to
believe that through railway trains with
freight and palace cars would be sj ced
ing through this very country yet it
is a living fact. Such an idea advanced
at that time would have entitled tho
owner of such a fanciful product to bo
called what the later world has pleased
to denominate a "crank."
Well, Mr. disbeliever, the world has
accustomed itself to wild and iniagina
rv ideas, and has unconsciously brotiL'ht
1 itself by imperceptible dogieestonot
! oniy ho on rather intimate terms of
( frioiKlliij) with tho "crank," but to
actually adore bun, and in the future
jl0 will be held up as a public benefac-
tor of the human race.
Now my friendly reuders, the down
fall of Union has been predicted time
and again by the of thu county,
as only a matter of time; and while
she ban not, jK-rhii, enjoyed that
rush and boom Which to often proved
fatal to a town, she Huh neverthelofg
been improving, and to-day is on a
belter and firmer basts for future pros
perity than any other town m (Irande
Bonde Valley. Ihr husiuc-s men are
drawing trade right from the very
threshold of every town in this county.
Her trade is increasing every day, and
licr citizens, cognizant of the impor
tance of woiking for her interest, are
doing so in a quiet but ell'ective way.
We know that uo railroad magnate
alights from his palace car at this
place to receive the winning (?) smiles
of a catering, and fearful public, for we
have nothing to fear, lullucnce-i are
deeper perhaps than many ever dream
of, and silent forces produce greater
cllecls than the hip! hut rah! of more
five years will make many changes
in raiho.ids in this county, and there is
very good indications that the present
line of railroad from La (irande to Vn
ion will be very materially changed,
and within that time the railroad will
be running through our town; not on
ly that, but the vast product of the
large agricultural ami mineral bells
south-east of us, will make, for the
transi ortation of their luodticts. the,
, building of a raihoad into that section,
. merely a matter of the near future.
V Soon our roads leading into Union
I from dillerent sections of the county
will be first class in almost every respect
j and it is the determined loolvc of ev
ery citizen of this place that our roads
must, shall and will be kept in the best
possible condition. Union wants sev-
eral enterprises to grow up, ami she is
not going to sleep till she has them,
j We do not expect them to-morrow or
i next week or month, but that she will
; have them is just as certain as the sun
shines on Us to-day. 'A.
Portland Stock Yards Report.
Portland, Or., June LI, 1SS7.
.Much less receipts of beef this week
gave a good tone to tho market, though
buyers diil not raise their pretentions;
though at times they became spirited
and round up the week by handling
less stock, and wait further develop
ments. Light supply of sheep resulted
in good market and quick sales. Sup
ply of lambs not Millicicut to meet de
mands. Hug sell readily on arrival.
Very little doing in draft horses. Stock
cattle moving in limited numbers.
AliKIVAI. OT STOCK I OH TIIK WKIIK.
June 7. lieef 10 head ; hogs f(i hd;
sheep (57 head.
June S. -Sheep 1 20 head; beef !()
head; oxen 2 head; draft horses 1.'!
head ; hogs 151 head.
Juno 1). Lambs 101 head; beef 20
June 10 Beef 20 head; sheep 2f.l
head; slock cattle 10 head.
June 11. Hcef 80 head; sheep (57
June 12. Heef 20 head; sheep 120
June 1!!. Heef SO head; hog.s 110
Quotations. Heef, ( f e. gross;
sheep, Ii ('i A e. gnws; hogs, 1 Qi it c.
gross; lambs, if 2.00 .f2.2.i each.
.1. II. HAT1IHUN,
Manager Portland Stock Yards.
Stock of all kinds sold on commission.
Stock fed, transferred and lcshipped.
Ladies and gents' summer goods con
stantly arriving Iroin the East and San
Francisco, at Levy's.
1IAIHHS.--In IIih eitv, June llth.t'
in the wife of N. 1!. lfnrri-i. a son.
.Just received at Herman
I tin extra fine and well se
lected stock of mens' boys'
and youths' cloth inj;' which
will he sold at astonishing
low prices. Call and con
(OfSt. I'ctcislairp;, Itussia,)
Parlor Centennial hotel.
The Duplex hyc Illuminator.
Bv liia lilne 1 am ablotiideico th-slh-'llt
t (1 e;i-r of the i c 1 have ills ) ail
invent! -n bv which I am able to luca-airo
tin' foriisof tacivc", tl.cn I iiiiiKegliiss 's to
sulf each eve :ii-cor.biij.'ly. 1 have " Imgo
Mlpplv of genuine PlllJbbi: U..V for all
eves, 'in (hifoa'iii stuu'ci, which can bo so
ciiroiloiilvl'V an ocmlM. AUo hiivo thu
MKDK'A'TJlt) I.KNH. which, hi s.inui ca--i.
hiiKiiiige cannot express the benefit the
hiiiniiii nice derive from tlnun. for In-Htaiii-e,
a law eye, yiul a l.iw pupil, can
not llsi! till- pebble, a tney jiivc too lilllcll
light The .M.dicited bavin; tint lens Is
A ranch of 'J 10 acres in the best part of
(iiiindu itondtt Valley tho garden sjiot of
Kntcn Oregon. Ninety arms well sot to
thnothv; t) m rcs kooiI fanning land, tho
naliiiic"' K'ol )i:itu ro. well uaicrcil am!
near thiibe A vorv doirablo pluce, and
will bo fold oheap for cash. No reasonable
oftor refused. Call on or imMivhx :
J. A. Kl'HSKLL,
or J. W. Him.. Cove, Or,
lrawer 17. Portland, Oregon.
From now until
20 YARDS 1.
Parasols, from 50 cts. upward.
Jerseys, from one dol. upward.
(i LOVES, HOSE, CALICOES,
It II! HONS, Etc, AT I'll ICES
Fine OMENTAL FLOUN
Mens Fine Diagonal
Suits, Si 6.0,
C.WAj KAULY, Sl'ici'UH THKSH
Ms' Fine Casnre EHra pity Diago-
Sift $17.00, ml, $22.50,
"SWING LOW SWEET CHARIOT."-
List, 'twill 1)0 well for you,
List, while I tell to you
How I will sell to you
Bargains ail the way through.
La-lies' Dress Goods Sold by Sample at Portland lYces,
KERIES AT 'BEDROCK
rmnmn a m Tmrmnrr
"As the twig is bent, so is the tree in
clined. Drake buys for cash and gives his custo
mers the benefit. Cash is king and success
is his servant.
Drake's low rent and low prices makes
his store the place to save money.
i WILL NOT BE UNDERSOLD."
low, it is our turn,- not to "Blew," Mt to
Inform Hie Citizen of t'nion nnil lTnl,m!(' n-1' On'l wiuro It.'ci iving i
Largo anil Finely Sulertcil Stock of
Dry Goods, Furnishing Goods, Boots and
Shoes, Glass and Queensware,
TMncwi en i u in
Which Avas bought for cash and will be
sold strictly for cash, at prices that will "as
tonish the natives."
Wo don't oxm-t to "s un the town." but do expert oar "hare n tlio trade of
thiscilv mid nuiiitrv. if (air d oluH. pod floods and lo
prluun will ui-ioiuplNIi Hint cud.
The old way of doing business is a thing of
the past. ' Cash men do not want to pay
poor debts and long-winded accounts. We
expect to re-organize the mercantile busi
ness in this valley, not to drum or humbug
the people by misrepresentations, not to
sell goods less than cost, but to make a
uniform cash price on all goofls, -which
means 20 per cent, lower tluttnny man
who buys on time can sell for.
Twenty thousand dollars worth of general
merchandise bought and sold for cash will
make this saving: 10 per cent, for the
risk, 6 pei' cent, discount, cash and S800
for book keeper, making a saving of 84,
000. Does anybody blame us for starting
the ball a rolling?
An sarlyiuspBction of oiir stock will convmce
Tin? inoit nkcptltlo that the new or.lcr of bu!no Ujnuch nioro Katlsfuutory to all,
JAYCOX & FOSTER, - - -Union, Or.
further notice, at
- Summerville, Or.
r V I1W OKlHN'i'AL Q
ft yds. WIDH Oriental lace, Si. oo.
GOOD COKSliTS, so cents, each.
(5 1X0 HAMS, KMliKOlDKHIKS,
IX lMUH'OKTlOX to AHOY K.
(MXCi for DUICSrt Krontf.
BOYS' SLUTS ,& JO
SlliS in Proportion.
HAUOAIXS and avoid the HUSH.
W!!l(iffl.na.PB fif.fi fil.fi
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