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The Oregon Scout.
An independent weekly join mil, I u-tl e
cry Saturday morning liy
joxes & chance v,
llihlMir-rs and Proprietors.
A. K. ,Tiim:s, i
t H. CllAMUY,
1 Km email.
JtATKS OP SL'llSClM PTION:
OlIO I'opv. "in cir 31 '0
" "' Six month l.Ot
i'hree iiiontno ."
Iiunrlulily Cash In Advance.
' In cluutcr rvhurriptimi are not pix'nl till
twl of imic tun tltillitr.i will ! rhnnieil.
Kates of advertising lmnli' known on ap
plication. CiTCorrespondeiice from all part- of tho
Adru-s all communication- to the Oitcuox
Scout, I'niun Oregon.
JOHN U. C1HTES,
Attorney at Law.
Collecting and probate pracllcc special
ticH. Ollice, two duor.s Miiiih of pot-ollico.
Attorney at Law
AND NOTAKV PCHLIC. Ollice, one
sloor Miutli of .1. It. Katun's store, Union,
J X. CKOMWF.LL, M. 1).,
Physician ami Surgeon.
Ofucc. one dour south of J. 15. Katun's
More, I'liion, Orison.
JJ F. Hl'llLI'ICII,
Attorney at Law,
Ileal estate and collecting agent. Land
Ollice Ilu-incss a Specialty. OtBco at Jo
seph, Wallowa countv, Ore-:"'!.
0 V. HULL,
Attorney at Law,
Kntary I'ubMc, and Abstractor of Titles.
Oftlce Statu Land Ortice building, corner
Main and A Streets, I'nlon, Oregon.
h. COUUS, M . I).,
Physician ami Surgeon.
Having permanently located at Alder. I'n
ion county ll'om, will he found readv to
attend to e ilh in all I lie various towns 'and
settlements-of the Wallowa valley.
nrCHKONIC 1ISHASIA SPKCIALTY.
My m.,tto is : "I.lvo and Let live,"
M. liAKKIt. J. W. Hlil.-l.TO.V. J. F. IJAKKIt.
JAKKU, HIIKLTON - liAKKli,
Attorneys at Law.
OKKICKS-rnion and La (Srnnde, Ore
gon. Special Attentii ti given all business
fntrusted to it.
Q H. DAY, M. I).,
Physician ami Surgeon.
ALL CALLS PliOMI'TI.Y ATTKNIIKll TO.
Oftire adjoining Jones Ilro's store. Can
be liind nights nt thu Centennial hotel,
J. M. CAKHOLL,
U. K. WILSON.
QAIUtOLL, & WILSON,
Conveyancers and Abstracters.
Abstracts to Real and Mining property
furnished on short notice, at reasonable
Bales of Ileal and Mining property nego
tiated Collection business promptly at
. '"cc t door south of l'ost-ofllce. Un
AN J) SODA FACTORY
Cor. Main and 11 fit. - . Union. Oregon,
siii:k.vanx ualkv, ito,,..
Manufacturers and dealer. In Soda Wa
l 'SArsal",ri"n. Rr Ale, Ctmiu Soda
and Champagne Cider, 8 n P.s7 "tc Or.
dem proniptlv tilled. ' 1 ' lc' Ur
Kenluclcy Liciuor Store
-V. GAJlDXEJi ,fc CO. ,
. WatchnmkerH & Jewelers,
( I'nion, - - Oregon.
r ! i it
mocks ana jewelry 1-or Sale.
HciiuirltiK nt Moderate Itafet.
Call mid tx.,n i.cur pouiN .viil prii-n. '
Kidney Liver Medicine
xi:rm icxoirx to vail.
CUKKS nil IJlsenscs of tlio Itlilneyo,
I.Ivor, ltlnililnr, anil Urinary Oretiim;
Dropsy, Gravel, Malic-ten, Itrifrht'ii
Disease, rains In the Hack,
Loins, or Side; ltetentloii or
Nervous DIsenseH, I-Vmnlo
-VcnliicsR'.s, Kxcesnes, .Inundlco,
llillnUHiiess, Headache, Sour Stomach
Dyspepsia, Coiistlpation, and I'llei..
CURES WHEN ALL OTIIEIt lintilClKEr,
KAIL, H3 it acts directly ami at unco on t'.io
Kidneys, Liver and ISnvrclx, rctrin;r
them to a healthy action. HUNT'S ItEMEDV is
a tafo, sure, ami H)ecly euro, and liunilrcds have
been cured hy It when jihys.kir.n3 and friends
had siven them uri to die. Do j.ot dtlay, try at
onco HUNT'S RUMEDV.
Bladder, Urinary and I.l-er I.'ijcaacs, Drop-JJ,
Gravel, anil Diabetes, arc cured by
TII12 U1JST KIDKKV
AKI LIVK11 MEDICINE.
cures Brlfht'a Discve, Itetcntion or Nondtutcn.
tion ol Urine, Viir.i tii the V&ek, Ixiins, or Side.
cures Intemperance, Nervous Dibcaws, Ut-r.eral
Debility, Tcmalu V,ea!;ness, and EcCfcses.
cures nilli'i-.sncss, lletdaehc, Jaundice, Sour
Stomach, Dyt pep-.ia, Constipation and Tiles.
ACTS AT ONCIi on tho Kidneys. X.lror,
and Uowcls, restorii'f; tlwm to a hcidihy
-!on, und CUItKShn all other medicines
.. Hundreds have Ik-cii fiinl n ho l-avc beer
cn up to die by friend and pttytR-iailt.
xurr.n icxoirx to r.ur.
HUNT'S IlKIUKDY lias eaved trom lln
Scrliif dlscano and death hundreds who havi.
been civen up by physlc.ftns to die.
HUNT'S ZtKMEDVcnrcs all IIIcaRrR
of tho Kidney, Jlladdor, Urinary Or
Cans, Dropsy, Gravel, Diabetes nnd
Incontiaenco end Itctcntlou of Urine.
HUNT'S REMKDY encourages lcep,
crcutei an appetite, bnecs up the system, tr.J
renewed health It the result.
HUNT'S KKMEIIY ?urc paiu in the
Slilo, Uncle ur Lolus, General Debility,
Uciaalo DUeasec, Disturbed Sleep,
Logs uf Appetite Htitlllrlght'ii Dlsuauti
HUNT'S KIOIEDY quickly Inducts the
Liver to healthy action, removing tho causes
that produce lllllous Headache, Dyapep
(la. Sour H(otu;tch, Coatlveuusx, I'llus,
ny tho use ef nUNT'S ICENEDY the
Stomach and liowcls will speedily regain their
strength, and tli blood 111 be perfectly purlSed.
HUNT'S ICESIEDY is purely vegetable,
and meets a. a.-it never before furnished to the
public, and the utmoct rcliaoce may be placod
HUNT'S ItEJIKflY li prepared ox
prossly for tho ahuvo clUeniies, and
has novor been kuovrn to fall.
One trial will convince you. For
saloby all Drucgiatc.
EcnJ for Pamphlet to
HUNT'S REMEDY CO.,
I'rovidc-cc, It. 1.
UNION, OREGON, SATURDAY, .JUNK 2.1, ISS7.
Thl m !!' is u'ivon for the tt-o nnd i
licni-lit't of our lociil vi iters of vere.
uiul we hope to niiiko It : i iili'a-i nir f'iture
of the l;tcr. To that ciulcoiitrihlltioiis lire I
solicited, hut they must jos-i iiiidnlthteil
litirurx merit to obtain iilaeu anil reconi-,
tion here. Kl.
Written for the Scott,
aiii:ke is your
; The (trtiimiiiiii nsks, where is your w:m
ilerini; liny to-niKht?
I "Oh where is my wninlerinj; hoy to-nilU '.'"
1 Sius a poet in plaintive sonc;
I We're not qtiiteeertiiiii that we are rilit,
Anil mnyhe we are wrung.
Hut we'lirmly lielieve that the hoy is- out
! HecaUsc he is swiiiffiiis; on .somebody's gate,
t Somebody's jrate oh, well do we know
I What the joys of that passtiine are!
! We'll never forget 'tis years aj;o
Since weswuni; on thut wooden bar;
Nor did we sipped that the luind of fate
Wa i outstretched while .swinging on some
i The old, old story, but ever new
i Iler father appeared on the scene.
His locks were white with the falling dew,
lie looked like a monster mannc,
And the bull-dog oh ! we can never relate
What hittiptMied when swinging on some
body .s gate.
Don't worry about your boy to-night,
Or sigh out your sonnet in rhyme; -For
the ehaiit es are he's all right
Ami will have a jolly good time,
For he won't go astray, though he stays
As long as lie's swinging on "somebody's
S. V. II.
Cove, Juno 23, 1SS7.
Mrs. Hiittie McDonald, after u week's
indipjioKitioii, is convalescent.
Fanners are getting ready to com
mence haying. The vield will he verv
i good this season,
I In obedience to n telegram from his
I wife, Frank Newell started for (.'inr
(l A lenc, edncMlny morning.
The Cove flouring mill is ready for
tho roller machinery wlrchis expected
to arrive from tho J'ast almost every
Mrs. F. M. Whit more, who is visit
ing her daughter, Mrs. .las. Russell,
has been quite sick, but is improving
I (treat preparations arc oing on for '
(Jeer's ball, .Inly 1st. The best music,
I 111 th? vallfv has been engagi;d for the
, occasion. ,
Miss Lillian Seamons, music teacher :
in m, l'aurs scnooi, ana ana, lias
returned to her home in Cove to spend
Thomas t Hloom are hauling large
quantities of lumber from tho Indian
creek saw mill to Cove, They (ill all
orders entrusted to them.
Dr. Willard, a retired physician, of
Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, is visiting
Cove acquaintances. He expresses
himself well pleased with Oregon.
Mr. W. II. Foster, of the Covo, is
lying very sick, and slight hopes of U'u
recovery are entertained. Tho gen
tleman is' eighty-one years of age,
.Strawberries are beginning to ripen,
and by next week will be on tho mar
ket. The cron this year will not bo
very largo, but tho berries arc of un
The heaviest down pour of rain in
the memory of the oldest inhabitant,
occurred last Tuesday. Jt was similar
to a water spout and lasted about three
hours. So damage was done.
Mr. ,lno. I'hy is having ereeUul nn
iron Turbine wind mill, which is cal
culated to supply his residence and
grounds with on abundunco of pure
-Vater. S. 1'urroughsin superintending
Cood (,'owles returned from Cieiir
d Aleut! last week. Ho was accompa
nied by a horse buyer from Idaho, but
finding horses scarce in this vicinitv,
they istarted for Wallowa county, Mon
day. The-young daughter of Wm. Kelley
is slightly improved at this writing,
after a very dangerous attack of fever,
lasting several weeks. Tho little huII
erer has made a desperate light' against
the grim monster, and all sincerely
hope for hcr'recovcry.
.las. Ilulick has been busily oiVgnged i
sinking a well on his place soirth of ,
town. It has reached adepth of twon-!
ty feet without any indications of I
water, hut Jini'sayA 'he will Jiavo it or j
bore till he can open 'tip eommunica- f
tion with China. j
Tho Cove Dairy Company have so- '
cured tho necessary ground for their 1
fuetorv in Mf-Danii- 'k ,l,lirin
factory in McDaiiiel'S addition, and
have awarded tho contract for erecting
the building to Win. Kocnig. Tho
6tructuro will ho modeled after tho
most approved plans nnd wjll consist of
i two stories and an eugino room. Work
Jias already been commenced.
Letter 1'ioin Oui
t'oi ri'-pmideiil .
I The gentle summer hen, is becoming
somewhat more fervid.
II. C. lJinclmrt. and (ico. Patten
I jiaid l.n (Jrandc a visit on Tuesday.
H. MelCenie is building an addition
I to his ahcady laigc liety stable.
I Mr. H. A. .Myers is having his new
! house painted and it will soon be ready
Your correspondent got a glimpse
of "Sally Ann" the Island City cor
respondent, on Sunday last.
An expert from Portland will look
over thi' books kept by N. H. Harris,
ex-cashier of the F. M. it S. Hank at
II. I). Hubcrs and S. L. McKin.ie
returned from Portland on Sunday,
whither they had been in attendance
at the ('rand Lodge of Mas'ons..
A. M. Hamilton, District Deputy,
organized a lodge of Uebckah's at
Summerville on Monday afternoon and
evening. Many Odd Fellows and
wives participated in the same.
(Juito a l.uge delegation of Masons
attended the funeral of the late M.
Sterling, at Island City, on Sunday,
Juno ltlth. The proct ssion was the
longest ever rccn on it similar occasion
in this valley.
At the school meeting on Monday
a special tax of -i 1,0(10 wa.s voted to
support a public rchnol at this place.
Why (jays that Summervillo is not
coming to tho front in the matter of
Mr. ,1. M. Herry.of Island City, and
Mr. McKennon, of Arkansas, paid our
town a visit on Tuesday. Mr. Mc
Keunon expressed himself as being
highly pleased with our country and
informed your correspondent that it
was not altogether improbable that he
might conclude to locate, in our beau-
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- , ititu i-' on.- fr irii iijiin anil vilii.llit ll
! doubt nrove a eood and useful eiti.en.
Who snvs I list Waldeck rlidu't set
up the cigars? C
I had a "Ws time
, at La (iriuidn on TnCi'laj' - (ico. P.
Willi Wiiki Hint 1 1 1 1 v 1 1 1 1 1 b'k trill, A
j,. on Wednesdav? (i! 0. P. 1 sell
temperance drinks onlv. II. P. Will
keej) a stud table for (lie benefit of my
customers see advertisement of "Tom-
lieraneo Saloon." 1 pull the wool over
the eyes of the Cood Templars. II,
W. They say that Shaw don't make
a good load supervisor, but 1 don't be
lieve it for he was "setting them up"
on Wednesday. Ouank.
CA I'D OF THAN!
I take this method of extiressint: mv
, heartfelt thanks. To the kind people
j of Island City, and surrounding com
1 unity, I can truly say; I greatly appre
j ciate the kindly feeling and condolence
J manifohtcd at this time of my great af
j Miction, ever remembering. "In the
I midst of life we are in death," words
are wholly inadequate to express tho
debt of gratitude I owe this people,
lean only say: Cod bless, and re
ward you for every kindness,
JIkxhy X. Srnitilvo
Island City, Juno 22 Jb7.
ANTON IhlllNt; MICUKmS.
It is ftj duty or every peron who ha
used W "iit'.i (Ittuuw Nyntji to let Its won
derful qualities ho know rt to (heir friends
in curing I'uiiMiniptioii, severe (.'ouglin,
('roup, Asthma, I'lifiuiiinniu, anil In fact all
throat and ling dUnnses,' S pi'ruou ran
use it without immediate relief. Three dox
rs will relieve an cae, and we eoanidex it
the duty of all Drurtthti to recommend It
to the poor, dying co!iumptive, nt leant to
try one bottle, as sO,fK)olo.eu buttles w un
sold lust year, ami no oho ease whero it
failed was reported. Such a medleino an
the (iermmi Syrup cannot ho too widely
known. Ask your h might about it. Sam
ple bottles to try, Kohl at in cunts. Kewtilar
slo, Itt cents. Sold by all Druggists and
Dealers, hi tho Fiiluid States and Camilla.
The jurv in tho .Saundera case found
n verdict of murder in tho second dt -
greo Saturday. Saunders murdered
Charles Campbell at Albany last year,
was tried and found guilty' of niurdor
in tho first degree, w;w sentenced to ho
hanged, escaped and was captured after
sometime, secured a new trial on a
technicality, and now has bcon con-
yfi'twl "gain, hut this tinio of murder
j'l tno nond degree. Tim penalty is
imprisonment for life. .
If you want a linn pair of shoes or
boots, call on .Mr. C. Vincent, who has
jutft receiu-da large assortment of 1a
test styles from the east. IN will not ho
underbid for rash, Tr him.
Nevis of the Vceli-- Smelal N.ile.-. OI
M'l iiiuci' ot ( lill'li i'ii' liny
I III pt- Venielll Mlil
La (irande ,luue 21! 1SS7.
Now the mosquitoes bite.
W. Cray again walks our streets.
Snow drills still gleam on Mt Fmily.
Ilorsepool now docs his own slaugh
tering. Mr. l'alstons little girl has the scar
Slill they come houses from the
A. O. Potter starts next week for
Walla Walla vegetables are now in
Everybody is getting ready for the
Hundreds of our citizens attended
the funeral at Island City las t Sunday.
A Temperance meeting is announced
for the 1'nivcisity next Sunday even
ing Chalky Paine died this morning of
heart disease, was on the street yisici
day. The Presbyterians are now quite like
other folks, as they al.-o have a weekly
So much stone cutting on our streets
for the new buildings makes our town
teem quite city like.
Those who sit on dry goods boxes
are beginin-; to enquire for something
to remove pitch from the pants.
The band boys are talking of giving
a free entertainment consisting of mu
sic, ice cream anil strawberries.
(Jeorgo Hcidli-man is now in our city
visiting his brother and looking for a
loli. Hotter stav with the old man
Xo less limn M buildings are now in
course of construction in tile recoud
ward, most of which are of the first
.lack Farrol seems to be having some
custom as In- was around trying to
borrow a set of harncus tho other day.
Winnie Wilkenson is now teaching
school nt Stuiuptown, and thedcpuiy
sherill' is not quite so much interested
in our delinquent tax payers as he was.
They say it is no uncommon thing
for a neighbor to go to make a call
there, and fun! that thi- house and
family had Unit morning moved away.
Over four bundled head of hoives
were shipped tluoiigh hern going Last
on one train Mohilay. To lake care of
them, thiitcen men were in atten
dance. Ilaird's Minstrels performed last
night, some of them are advertised as
from London and they look as though
the scent of the bilge water was still in
Childrons day was duly observed
by the Methodists' last sabbath. In
the morning then- were speeches by
tho children. The Chapel was made
Lust wck wo found I'nclo Hen
Hrown packing" lip lits housA-hold goods
whore he has been living in the old
town, and when we asked him what he
Was about, ho said "I am going to
move out into tho valley, for (ho set
tlenient has got too thin here,"
NorUi PoWder Nuets.
Work on tho H, linger road has been
suspendod for a few days,
D. A. Wiggins is boarding with Sher
ill'llamilton, until after court.
The North Powder base ball club
will play the Pendleton club, at La
Grande, on the 1th.
Mr. and .Mrs, D. It. Hilts, of Union-,
passed tluoiigh town a few davs ago, i
on a visit to relatives on Rock ereuk,
A wrestliitg match between Ryron
Vandecar, of North Powder and .las.
Pasco, of Montana, will come oil' on
the 2(ith hist, at this place.
The celebration at this place on the
coining -1th, of July, that was spoken
of in such glowing tonus, lately, has
played out. Kverybody and their bcrt
girls Hie going to La (ii.indo to hear
l(un. J. 1L Mitchell. Yank.
S, It. Aylcs. iimiuifautUi'Oi of bul
tei' barrels and kegs, had always on
hand u good supply of tho best quality
and will sell them nt reasonable prices.
Civo him a call nt his shop, south of
the school house, I nioir.
AVAL LOW A CI TV
A Rapldlv fl run lug Tmui In the New
County i Mnlliiun.
Frank Shnolin will soon begin the
work on his new house.
Carpenters will soon begin on U T.
John Shnolin has moved over from
Alder and has his house ready to occu
py. Mr. Whiteaker moved his house over
from Alder and will soon have it ready
Mr. Martin, of near Joseph, hauled
the fust load of lumber for his new
Mr. Divine has his black smith shop
about completed and is ready lo do all
work in his line.
'fhe building for the printing ollice.
is waiting on the mwiuiUund if "all's
well" will be completed in four or live
days at least.
Several very invigorating showers
visited this port last week with very
beneficial clients on tho gardens and
'fhe school house will soon be com
pleted, thev having been dclavcd by
i he lumber scarcity,
story house and will
the city and county
It is a largo two
be au honor to
fc Wilson's store
will soon be ready for the.
It will be a good substantial
and we are very anxiously
awaiting its completion.
Ihisiness on " fhe Mat" has been
quite dull I be jwt week vn account of.
(lie exceeding dump w.-alher and the?
slowness of the sawmills in tilling hills
of lumber, for houses here, but several
loads of lumber were hauled yesterday,
and work will he resinned again soon
Mr. Coodnough and several other in
fluential citizens arrived here a short
time aeo and engaged a full block on
Main .frcel. Tiicy will immediately
begin the eriction of a largo ware
house anil as soon as the arrangements
can be completed . they will erect a
large brick store building. They havo
several bois of assorted goods already
licit! nnd ko understand several more
.on the v.
Joseph people and especially tho
Ch iff tit in is very much agitated over
thc"alkali" on '"Bennett Flat." Rut
in sipte of all that " owerful" opposit
ion, we of "'fhe Flat" will get thero
all thu same as if there was nothing
but boulders instead of alkali. And
that too before some of us have "turn
ed our toes toward the daisies. Do you
mind that now!" More anon,
Portland Stock Yards Report.
Portland, Oregon, iiinc 20, LS87.
Demands for beef this week havo
been htrong, as calls have come from
the interior, and the supply being rath
er light, which gave considerable)
strength to the market. The general
tone of tho sheep market has been
strong, as demands were heavy, from
outside buyers, and local huU'hcra
bought freely, Lillllb.'i VOIltilUW to
arrive quite free and prices' remain.
'tCJKiy. Muilivt for hoy holds its own
well and priced rwnnin as before.
Work oxen arriving tinil n.-ady market
in lumber camps,
AltltlWW. OK STOCK KOH TIIK WKKK.
June 1-L Reef 20 head; sheep T.i
June lo. lleef (it) head ; lambs 2fi0
head; hogs 70 head; llolstino cattlo
June Ki. Heef 20 head; hogs 67
June 17, Heef -10 head; work oxen
28 head; sheep 788 head ; hogs7f) head.
Juno 18. Heef M) head; Iambs 21
head ; hogs ot) head.
June l'J.Heef -10
head; lambs 7!i
June 20. Heef 20
head; lambs 81.
1 (To l :f o. uross :
sueep, ,i (ic a o. gross ; Hogs, -l ($ b c.
gro-s; lambs, $2.00 tf !'2.2.i each.
Markut very stcadv.
Manager rortlaud Stock Yards.
Stock of all kinds sold on commission.
htock feu, traiisjerred and reshipped.
Mrs. K. .1. Hell is making arrange
ments to movo away, and desires to
sell Imp household goods, consisting of
beadsteads, lounges, stoves, disht-H, etc.
Anyone desirous of buying me reques
ted to call and examl'iie the articles
wauled, ller dwtlliug house is also
for fuK r nut.