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The Oregon Scout, i
An independent weekly Journal, Iuod ev
ery Saturday morning ly
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Scout, Union Oregon.
JOHN It. C1UTES,
Attorney at Law.
Collecting and prohate praetlee special
tieH. Olliee, two doors south of post-ollice,
Attorney at Law
AND NOTARY PUIU.IC. Olllce, one
door south of .1. II. Eaton's store, Union,
J X. CllOMWELL, M. D. ,
Physician and Surgeon.
Ofllee. one door south of J. It. Futon's
store, Union, Oregon.
Q V. HULL,
Attorney at Law,
Notary Public, and Abstractor of Titles.
Olllce State h ind UlVue lmlUliiiK, corner
Main and A Streets, Union, Oregon.
Q II. DAY, M. 1).,
V Physician and Surgeon.
ALL CALLS lT.OMrTLY ATTl'.MIi:!) TO.
Ofllec adjoinin;: Jones llro's store. Can
he fnund nights at the Centennial hotel,
room No. 'J.1.
M. I5a k i:n. J. W. Sum.Tox. J. R IJakeii.
JgAKHK, SHKLTON & I5AKKK,
Attorneys at Law.
OFFICES Union and La Grande, Ore
gon. Special Attention given all business
entrusted to us.
J. M. C'AI!l!OI,I(, I II. F. WILSON.
Notary l'uhlie. Kx-C'o. Clerk.
QAKKOLL & WILSON,
Conveyancers and Abstracters.
Abstracts to Ilea! and Mining property
furnished on short notice, at reasonable
Sales of Real and Mining property nego
y tinted. Collection business promptly at
Olliee nest door south of Post-ollke. Un
X. GA11DXER C CO. ,
Watchmakers & Jewelers,
Union, - - Oregon.
Clocks and Jewelry For Sale.
K'ialrlnf; at Moderate Itntes.
Call and examine our goods and prices.
Geo. Wiiioiit, ) W. T. Wright,
Docs n fieneral Hanking Ilusinoss. Iluys
ami sells exchange, and discouuU rummer
Collections carefully attended to, and
Kentuclnr Lumor Store
AND SODA FACTORY,
Cor. Main and St - I nion. Oregon,
MlKUMANi n.W.KY, Props.
Manufacturers umi dealers in Soda Wa
'Jf tlrt srsuparillu. (linger Ale, Cream Sodu
7 ami OhampuRiin Cider, Kjfrup, etc. Or
ders promplty filled.
xicrsii icxow.v to vail.
CUKES nil Diseased of tlio Kidneys,
Llrer, i.lailtlor, ami Urinary Orpans;
Dropsy, llravul, Diabetes, Urlglit's
Disease, I'alns i:i tlio I!ncl,
l-olns.or Sifle; 1U tontlnnor
Jfon-ltctentlon of Urlno,
Nervous Diseases, Ftuialo
Wenlincnsoa, Hxccssea, Jaundlco,
ISlllousncss, Headache, liotir Stomacli
I)yspcisla, Const'patlon, ami l'llcs.
CtT.ES WIVES AI.I. OTIIEIl MEDICINES
TAIL, c.3 It nets diroctly r.nd at onco on t'.io
Kidneys, Uvcr t!id liowclB, icstorin;;
tbcm to a healthy cclloii. HUNTS IlEMEDVU
a tafo, sure, ami rpcedy cv.ro, and hundreds lia o
been cured by It when phyriiiana and friends
had piven then ep to die. Do not delay, try a',
enco ilU.Yf S ItnilEDV.
Bladder, I i, ' ai.l 1
Gravel, r: ! .v ).. .ir;
Tin: r.izsi k.im:v
AND Li Ull 3j'l'. OH I I
cures Iiri;;ht'j DitiM .t . . i .. i
tion or l.'r!n.', TuIiim ii. tl.oJ' - ' ',. '
cures Intcnpcrancc, I.'ervouj lii!.i .
Debility, I r:na'.: V.'-a.nci, ?vi rr ,
cures BUiousncjj, Iloada-.he, Jaundice, Eour
Stornath, Dyspcp ia, C'ontip.-.tloi and I'llos.
ACTS r c:K" ". in tha Kidneys, T
anu 3Jov I", iv 'orie t!:i i t.
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XKI'lClt JC.yOH' ' TO FAIU
III-NT'S RKMEDl las saved from llu
gcrlnj dicaso and ileatl hundreds who havi
been t;iven up by iiiystc.a.is to die.
HUNT'S REMEDV ciireD all DUuasnn
of tlio KlilneyH, ISlatldor, Urinary Or
C.aUH, Dropey, Gravel, Diabetes anil
Incontinence and Retention of Urine.
HUNT'S REMEDY encourarcs tlecp,
creates an tppe'.ltc, braces up the system, and
renewed health Is tho result.
HUNT'S REMEDY ct res pain In the
Side, Ilaclc or I.olns, G nornl Dolilllty,
Femalo Dlseascii, PiRturbcd Sleep,
I.osso.'Appotltounil Jrlght'd Disease.
HUNT'S REMEDY rjulekly Induces the
Liver to healthy action, rotnovini the vqumw
thatprodueo l'.llloin neii''.nelie. J'ro""'
fclft, B.ur htr .uai .. I c Ux r.
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ai'.d mttt a want ntvi r bifvre fuMiliil.tMl t :'
lullic, ami he nim r-Iuntu i.ts ls jU
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prny far tit mhuvo tlU.
h hw sms know n to Jks.ll.
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miVQ HEMEDY CO.,
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UNION, OREGON, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER
I OUR POErrS.
J This Miace is -riven for the up and
1 benefit of our local writers of veie.
and we hope to make it a pleasing feature
of the paper. To that end contributions are
solicited, but they niut po-es, undoubted
literary merit to" obtain place anil recogni
tion here. Ku.J
I Written for the Scout. 1
it i:t:i:.v ttek.
Man to man show.s nothing grander
Than the bonds of love portray;
Kach atlection is a message
Home from heart to heart, alway.
Death imparts a deeper knowledge;
Free from partial form or creed,
'Tis a knowledge everlasting,
That no teaching can mislead.
Heart to heart, the strange emotion
Flows unceasing evermore;
Streams of truth from Nature's bosom,
Hreathch' in accents we adore.
Mortal to immortal gocth,
Dust to dust we're formed again ;
Ah, here is a higher teaching
Than our weak minds can attain.
'Tis enough to know we perish,
Let the after-lesion grow
Till to native form we've journeyed,
'Twill be sweeter then to know.
Does not thoughts of life hereafter,
Issue to our hearts, through love
Of the ones from us departed.
Now in Heaven, they call "above"?
Here transformed into an Kdcn,
Is the Heaven we have in sight,
Scenes of grief will ehaime to beauty;
Ileuven Is gained by doing right.
-II. W. II.
CO llJUiSPOXDENCE. .
To the editor of the Onr.uoN Scorr.l
Washington, Nov. 1st, 1SS7.
Except for a niitiomil convention to
relieve the monotony, Washington 1ms
been rather dull since the adjournment
of the short session of congress last
spring; hut now the city is enlivened
by tho return of the president, the
cabinet and the supremo court from
their respective vacations, as well as
the near approach of the long t-esssion
of congresb which will probably not
close until botli of the great political
parties nominate their candidates for
the Presidency next summer.
Therefore tho great Federal Capital
has again assumed its normal position
as the grand center of activity in news
and politics. And this fact is fully
appreciated by the argus-eyed repre
sentatives of the great journals of tho
country who are gathering in their
old haunts on "newspaper row."
Tlio president is scrutinizing the
reports of tlio several departments and
gaining therefrom (he necessary infor
mation of the condition and demands
of the public service so that ho may ho
able to prepare his annual message for
the guidance of tho congressional leg
islation the coming session. This
work added to the regular routine of
executive business, much of which has
accumulated during tho Chief .Magis
trate's long absence, will engross his
entire attention from now until tho
meeting of the national tolons for tho
Washington aspires to bo a conven
tion city and is meeting with flattering
success in that direction. In addition
to two or three held this year, two
more tho American Evangelical Alli
ance and tho convention of third
and fourth-class postmasters will
assemble in this city in a few weeks,
and not content with these, the Capital
city is making n strong effort to secure
the Nationol Democratic Committee.
The American members of tho Fish
eries Commission have reached the
city and their English associates are
expected early next week. Evidently
tho negotiations will bo conducted on
a gorgeous scalo, for tho "High Joint"
has engaged thirty-two large rooms in
one of the finest hotels of tlio city for
its exclusivo use on this great occasion.
Lately there has been a great stir on
the civil servico question, caused by
tho outgivings of tho Civil Service'
Commissioners themselves. .Mr. Ober
ly, in an interview, roundly condemned
tho department clerks for being mem
bers of partisan associations and mak
ing contributions for political purposes,
taking tho position that such action
was unlawful and mado tho offenders
liable to line, imprisonment and dis
missal; .Mr. Lyman takes ground
equally advanced, but Mr. EdgarUm
antagonizes the views of his colleagues
and boldly asMimes a purely partisan
standpoint. These grave diflereneos
of opinion have become i-uch a public
scandal that many believe tho tisoful-1
nets of tho Commission is n thing of i
tho past, antl that it will have to bo
reorganized before it can accomplish
tho groat reforms for which it wan
Tho lurgo number of cimis latgiy
VunttnxM on lat pwje.
PIN 12 l1 II KICK.
Mining, 1'iilitlrnl and Social Notes 1'iom
the (miIUcii .11 vtrop
Judge 0. 1'. Gnodall paid our town
a visit the -Ith inst. .
What has become of your Cornuco
L. A. Blacker of Union, disposed of
a load of line apples during the week.
The Eagle mill is fast Hearing com
pletion, and is a most creditable piece
A social dance given the 1st inst. by
Harney lHunes, was a success in every
J. L, Alberson has just completed
his livery and feed stahlo, and it is n
credit to our town.
Thi! Union stage is doing nn im-nions-o
business, almost all tlio travel
going by that unite.
Dr. C W. Woods is building-an oll'ico
in our town, which adds to the gener
al appearance of Main street.
W. II. Usher it Co. have built, a com
modious meat market, and it is sup
plied with the best of meats.
Business of all kinds has boon bet
tor for tho last two months than ever
in the history of our camp.
The festive sporting man is to be
seen (hut not heard) on our streets,
but the laboring man is too "lly" to
give up his wealth, to any great ex
tent. "Prohibition or free whisky?" That
is the question that will agitate the
minds of tlio public generally. It will
not surprise me if the amendment car
ries by (50 votes in Cornucopia.
Fred. Dill received a largo consign
ment of liquors, cigars, e'to, to-day.
Mr. Dill has great faith in the busi
ness outlook of our town, and is not a
piohibitionist, but should tho amend
ment carry, he says ho will start a drug
"Dock" Hamilton paid us a visit
last week, and wo all shook hands with
our sheriff and gave him a grip which
said plainer than words, "Wo gave
you a good vote lat Juno a year, and
will give you a better one at tho next
Mrs. Wat inner and Miss Josio Ifea
gave a supper on the night of the 1st,
which was pronounced by all present
the best ever given in the town. Your
reporter was not reckoned among the
comps, but paid his big dollar like a
man, and walked away feeling as' big
as a Union county .Senator.
Wo anticipate a lively time hero tho
2'lth. The mill is expected to bo run
ning in full blast on that day, and your
correspondent is informed that the
public will bo invited to inspect i(.
Devotional exercises will bo held in
Dill's opera honso in tho morning.
The festivities to wind up with a grand
ball in the evening, the proceeds of
which are to bo given to the hospital
fund of the P. K. F. A. It is estima
ted that there will bo at least f00 visi
tors from various parts of Union and
Baker counties. If the weather con
tinues good there is no doubt wo will
have a grand time.
J IN oo.
let that cold of yours, run on. You think it
is alight thing. Hut it 'may run into ca
tarrh. Or into pneumonia. Or consump
tion. Catarrh is disgusting. Pneumonia is dan
gerous, Consumption is death itself.
Tho breathing apuratus must bo kept
healthy and clear of nil obstructions and
od'ensiive matter. Otherwise thoro io trouble
All the discuses (if theiio parts, head, nose,
throat, brohchial tubus and lungi, can be
delightfully and entirely cured by the use
of lloscheo's Oerman Syrup. If you don't
know this alrcudy, thousands unci thous
ands of people can tll you, They havo
been cured by it, and "know how it Is thorn
selves.'' ltottlo only "ft cents. Ask any
GOOI ltUSUI,TS IN KVF.ltV CASK.
IJ. A. Bradford, wholesale paper dealer of
Chattanooga, Tenn., write Unit ho was bu
riotihly allllcted with a heyoro cold that ot
tied on his lungs: had tried many remedies
without benefit. Ilelng Induced to try Dr.
King's New Discovery for Consumption,
did so and wiim entirely cured by uhc of n
few hot 1 1 en. Since which time ho has ued
It hi hi family for all Coughs and Colds with
tho hcKt remilts. ThU is tho experience of
thousands whose lives liuvo been saved by
thin Wonderful Dbcovcry. Trial UuttleB
free at Wright' drug store.
Smith's walking gang plow, eomo
thing now and just tlio thing. For
Salu by Fruuk Uru Implement Co,,
Island Oity. 4
An SntrrestltiK .IrUrle on thu ''ntnp nml
the I'l ii'-rcsH nf Mlnltti; tit l iilmi
Count ; i by I'lof. I.ucc
Cornucopia, Or, Nov. (I, 1SS7.
KlUTOliS OltKUON' sjcoit:
Di:ai: Suss: When Dr. Whitman
slaked his tent on the wilds of Oregon,
and predicted for that "Ood-favored"
country a future full of promises, his
mind was principally looking towards
the development of the natural and
agricultural resources of the land.
Tlio hardy pioneer who followed his
example and had in California been
initiated in the mysteries of mining
life, brought to light a new element of
richness, by uncovering the mctalic
formations, which undoilics our rich
Union county, or rather the pari of
Oregon which to-day constitutes Union
county, attracted theattention of these
pioneer prospectors, and if we consult
the atchives of the war department,
wo fmd on file repoits, surveys and
maps showing the respective position
of our gold and silver bearing forma
tions. The delays and obstacles which
prevented the development of the min
eral resources of Oregon, were mainly
due to tin; lack of communications
with the eastern States, and even with
the more advanced Stato of Califor
nia. For the last few years through
the agency and help of railroads, tele
graphs, steamboat companies, etc., our
State has been brought into daily com
munication with lho two oceans; and
a new immigration, composed mainly
of Western and Hoeky mountain pio
tuers, has come and infused a new and
rich blood in our communities. Tlio
greatest agency, however, to whom the
most credit i.-f due and to whom we
address our sincere and warm thanks,
as the initiator of this "new era," is Ihu
press of Hsistorn Oregon. The hard
ships and diflleulties to be encountered
I in the pioneer's life, as well as the lack
of communications and tho absence of
monetary circulation, rendered tho
mission of the newspaper men, equal
to an apostalate, and to say it is with
a heart full of gratitude, and with the
conviction that our demand will bo ac-
corded, that we call onco more upon
i them to help us in our task in adding
a new stone to the foundation of our
j Tlio new camp of Cornucopia after
thrco years of existence Jiiih succeeded
in securing a population of miners and
mechanics equal to tho best to ho
found in Montana or Colorado. These
men understanding tho great principles
of democracy and christian charity,
have associated themselves to provide
against accidents or misfortunes, and
also to develop th"ir minds and their
morals, by the organization of a Re
lief Fund Association and tho creation
in our midst of a hospital, frco reading
room, gleo club, meeting hall, etc. Af
ter a few months of existence, tho Pio
neor Relief Fund Association has ac
cumulated in the treasury a reserve
that nllows them to-day to undertake
tho building of one, their most cher
ished hopes a hospital. To attain
that purpose, committees havo boon ap
pointed and tho result of their deliber
ation has been the organization of a
festival, whoso returns would bo ap
plied to tho erection of said hospital.
In tho minds of the committees, tho
2'llh day of November was tho most
propitious for that purpose, as it is tho
day when with heartsoverllowing with
gratcfulnofcK for the blessings that have
been showered upon our land, wo ro
turn our thanks to tho "Great Architect
of tho Universe."
Wo ask from our friends of Union
county whoso interests umi feelings are
tho sumo iih ours, to join us on that
day and to co-opcrato with uh in mak
ing of this festival a grand success, as
it will show to our neighbors and to
tho .Stato at largo, that liastcrn Oregon,
and Union county particularly, aro
alive to tho necessities of tho country,
sitjd also nro tho homo of an enterpris
ing, progressive and industrious com
munity, which never forgets this old
adago, "God helps thos.o who help
Upon your kindness wo rely to
transmit to our friends of Union coun
ty, tho invitation to como and partici
pate in our festivities, as Tun Scout
has found its way to every homo where
vibratos u patriotic heart in our
county. Wo hope, dear hirB, that you
will both bo present on tho2ltli of No
vcmbor and that you will acquiro tlio
cortittido that tho old Latin motto,
Labor omnia vlncit has boon under
stood and applied by our pioneers.
Vory Itiispootfully Yours,
Til 12 COVE.
Xchh of the AVerk n Noted by our Wldu
imrikt' Corrim in lute lit.
K. H. Holmes, u student in the San
Francisco Medical college, is at home
O. O. Post and !. M. Allen havo
gohe to Malheur on a hunting trip.
Mr. Allen is also inquest of a good
slock range. .
Mr M. Stevens, Miss Nellie and
Master Karl returned ftoni Cas.i coun
ty, Illinois, where they were visiting
relatives, Chicago and St Louis were
Horn. To the wife of .1. W. Fisher,
Nov. 1st., a seven and a half pound
girl. Harvey is out but is limping
badly since tho arrival of the welcome
stranger, as any one can see.
Harvey . Fisher suffered a painful
bruise of an ankle, last week, by driv
ing against a stump while going to tho
mountains after wood. Hois able to
navigate by means of a cane.
llayden Hro's., of Wallowa, have
been buying cattle in this vicinity the
last few days. They bought, of K.
nioom, .1. Seldcr, C. M. Jameson and
others, paying from ifM to $ M.fiO for
Joseph Martin has sold his farm of
1(50 acres, near town, for $l,f)00, to
Messrs. (Dunklin, of Iowa, and they will
hereafter reside upon tho same. Mr.
Martin and wife nro undecided wheth
er to remain or make their homo with
their daughter in Iowa.
A petition to the county court pray
ing for the appointment of J.T. Jewell,
road supervisor, has been in circula
tion during the week, and very gener
ally signed. Mr. Jewell will fill tho
oll'ico with credit to himself and bene
fit to tho thoroughfares.
A meeting of citizens is called for
next Monday at 2 o'clock, p. in., at tho
old church for the purpose of electing
three trustees from tho original build
ers f tho edifice. Then it is proposed
to make the building comfortable and
inviting, that moral gatherings of all
kinds may bo encouraged therein this
Messrs. Kborly and John Foster, two
crack shots of Walla Walla, wero shoot
ing near town lust week. They suc
ceeded in bagging about fifty birds
which were sent to friends at home.
.Mr. Foster wears tho champion wing
shot badge of tho northwest which ho
won at the tournament in Seattle last
Election day passed off in Covo
without special incident. With some
exceptions, slight interest was taken
and many voters did not cast ballots,
thoro being a decrease of forty-four
votes compared with tho last election.
Tho "No" in all thrco amendments
received a majority. Prohibition, 11 ;
salaries of stato officers, 10 1 ; time of
holding general elections, fill
A. H. Conloy, tho Sand Ridgo farm
er, has finished threshing this season's
crop. In round numbers his total
yield of wheat, oats and barley is -10,-000
bushels. Every building barn and
granary on his place is filled to over
flowing with tho golden grain and it
is hauled away at tho rate ol two car
loads daily to Islaud city and La
Grande. However, tho bulk of tho
surplus will not bo sold until next
spring or an advance in prices.
Please Miss 11. not to say nay on
this tho second occasion. S. I am
learning her to doctor horses by Alox's
methods. Pete. Question: Docs it
pay to take tho girls homo antl remain
in bounds for many long lonesomo
days? J and li. At any rate we havo
concluded to lot tho grass grow taller
before wo make a second attempt. J
and E. It wasn't I that Btuffed tho
ballot box oven if I had money up on
the result. W. A friend of mine felt
so elated over having voted for prohi
bition that he soon was "how camo
you eo?" S. I havo bought a 38-55
Dullard at tho drug storo and will booh
havo beef to sell, captured at tho High
valley shooting match. P. G.
It is pitiable to behold tho lack of
courage manifested by somo members
of our community. Dy lack of
courago wo don't want it understood
iiB applicable to all their doings. It is
tho "ono important stop" that is fearod
to lie taken. Now in this town rcBidcs
a gentleman of sufficient means and
credited generally with a loving and
generous disposition. He wants somo
ono to make his happiness complete.
Who will como to tho rescue? It is
not good for man to bo alone. Will
not somo amiable and accomplished
damsel tako pity upon ourbut stay,
past oxperionco has taught tis tlio
necessity of caution. Names arc sa
cred. However noxt year is tho ono
in four that marriageable young ladies
grasp tlio golden opriorlanHy.