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The Oregon Scout.
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ery Friday mornltn; bv
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Bcout, Union Oregon.
J. A. E.vkik,
jT EAKIN, ifc BROTHER,
Attorneys at Law,
BSTTrompt Attention I'aid to Collect.ons.
JOHN it. CRITES,
Attorney at Law.
Collecting and probate practice special
ties. Office, two door.s south of post-oll'tee.
J N. CROMWELL, M. D. ,
Physician and Surgeon.
Office, one door south of J. 11. Katun's
store, Union, Oregon.
Attorney at Law,
Notary Public, and Abstractor of Titles.
Office State Land Ollieo building, corner
Main and A Streets, Union, Oregon.
Q II. DAY, M. I).,
Physician wd Surgeon.
ALL CALLS IMtOMl'TI.Y ATTESIniI TO.
Ofllco adjoining Jones Bro's store. Can
be femnd nights at the Centennial hotel,
room No. ii.'l.
M. IlAKCR. J. W. SlICLTON. J. F. UaKEK.
JgAKER, SIIELTOX & RAKER,
Attorneys at Law.
OFFICES Union and La Grande, Ore
gon, Special Attention given nil business
entrusted to us.
r H. CRAWFORD,
Attorney at Law,
Ofllcc, one door south of Centennial ho
tel. J. M. CARROLL,
R. F. WILSON.
QAKItOLL & WILSON,
Conveyancers and Abstracters.
Abstracts to Real and Mining property
furnished on short notice, at reasonable
Sales of Ileal and Mining property nego
tiated. Collection business promptly at
Oillce next door south of Post-oillcc. Un
J. E. TUTTLE,
Real Estate Apt,
Has for sale on easy terms, 18,000 acres of
good land in Union and Raker lounties, al
to some choice town propeaty.
Money to Loan.
Agent for the 0. R. & N. Com
Oflice, one door south of Centennial hotel
DRESS - MAKING !
Miss Linda Mathieus,
(Late of Paris, France,)
Has opened a dress-making establishment
Jn the buildin',' one door north of
Johnson's blacksmith shop.
All Work Warranted to
2r. OA UDXER A CO. ,
Watchmakers & Jewelers,
And dealers in
Spectacles, live Glasses, Gold
Pens, Watches Clocks,
Main Street, - - - - Union, Oregon.
On farm lands in Umatilla, Raker, Union,
Gilliam and Wallowa counties, nt 8, 9, 10
and 11 per cent, on live year's time.
Call on J. II. R1XEI1 ART, at the Farm
ers' Mortgage and Savings Rank, ir'uinmcr
vilie, Oregon, if you want money on farm
The 8 per cent is on improved farm land
near the railroad in Grande Ronde Valley.
10-21-mO, .1. II. RINKIIART.
t - MarKBt.
Main Street. Union, Oregon,
BENSON BROS. - PROPRIETORS
Keep constantly on hand
BEEF, PORK- VEAL, MUTTON,
SAUSAGE, JIAMS, LARD. Etc.
Gko. WnifiitT, ) W. T. WiuoiiT,
i law m
Does a General Hanking Rusiness. Ruys
and sells exchange, and discounts commer
Collections carefully attended to, and
All Kinds of Work Done at
Shop, Cor. Main and A .Streets, Union, Or.
way feed Stable
T. B. II. GREEN, Propr.
Will hereafter be conducted at the old
Renson stable, near the court house and
Roothe's hotel, on Main street.
Excellent Facilities for Handle-ing-
An Abundance of Running Water in Yard,
Plenty of Hay and Grain.
Terms to Suit the Times.
$500,000.00 to Loan on
First Class Security,
From One to Five Years Time, at n Low
Rate of Intere-t, Also Ruys, Sells
and Rents Property for
ON FY RECEIVED ON DEPOS1 I
To be Invested on Guaranteed Security.
All Collections Promptly
Attended to AVithontDolay.
Leaves Union dally at 2 p. in, arrives nt
Cove at 8 :30 p. m.
Leaves Cove ut 8 a. in , arrives nt Union
at 9 :80 a. m.
Connection mado with Elliott's coaches
running to tho depot, carrying passengers
for east and west bound trains.
HATI1S for I'AfiSHNfJHUS. LOfiOAOK
mill I'ltUHJIIT, UKASONA1ILH.
ROIUKSON &. LAYNK, Proprietors.
Line to Cove.
UNION, OREGON, FRIDAY, JUNE 22,
.June Sth, 18SS.
EniTOIt OlSKOON SCOI'T:
This lias been u dull week of the
session in Congress. The center of
political interest shifted for the time
from Washington to St. Louis. Quite
ii number of our democratic lawmakers
hied away to the National Convention,
leaving the nil important tarill' debate
to do the best it could during their
The latter measure did not. make
much pi ogress, as was expected. Con
gress has not been paralyzed however.
It is entirely too huge a body to he
influenced by tho absence of a hun
dred or so members. Its work has
gone on in a quiet way, and although
overshadowed by the Presidential
Nominating Convention, as much has
been accomplished as is usual in the
same length of time.
On Wednesday the llouo got as far
as the tixteenth line of the tarill' bill,
but it required a Congressman of
great application to sit quietly by and
give his serious attention to this dis
cussion while the bulletins from the
St. Louis Convention were being posted
every few moments in the corridor.
The Cleveland icd rose was largely
worn by the democratic members, and
several enterprising pages of tho House
secured a large supply of bandanna
handkerchiefs, which they distributed
freely. Everybody had a bandanna
even the most dignified legislators
could be fcccn Haunting the Hag of the
"Old Roman" in a significant manner.
Mr. Randall spread his out over his
desk; (Jen. Spinola tied his, Hag fash
ion, to tho brass rod in front of his
desk ; Representative Lawler tucked
his in his vest fiont, and from every
democratic pocket peeped the ruddy
The tarifl' debate was plodding along
over the "lumber clause." when Mr.
Cox, of New York, created a divcision
by asking permission to have rend a
dispatch from St. Louis, announcing
President Cleveland's renomination by
acclamation. Tnis was greeted with
vociferous applause by the Democrats,
and Mr. Tarney, who had the lloor,
waved hjs bandanna rapturously. As
soon as the Democrats had quieted
down the. Republicans answered them
with a round of applause and hand
clapping. The Democrats joined in
this again, and the scene was contin
ued for several minutes.
On Wednesday the White House
was as quiet as it usually is on these
summer days and there were no indi
cations outside that its occupant had
just received a renomination for the
high oflice. he now holds. In the
morning -Air. Cleveland drove in from
Oak View, his country residence, and
went to work as usual with the mass
of papers requiring bis attention. lie
permitted no visible anxiety about
news from the Convention, but he read
all the telegrams with great interest.
At noon he went down to the recep
tion in the East room and shook hands
with the people who had gathered
there to tee him. Later, when tho
bulletin announcing his re-nomination
was received, he was seated at his desk.
Col. Lamont read him the telegram,
and after exchanging a few remarks,
the president went on with his work
as if nothing had happened. Boon
the congratulatory telegrams began to
pour iu from all over the country in
Immediately after the receipt of tho
news Col. Lamont telephoned it toOa
View to Mrs. Cleveland, who show
much more delight over the tidi
than her husband had done.
I lie clioiec ol vice-l'rcsidential can
didates on each of tho old party ti
ets is of vital importance at this elect
ion because of the possibility that the
president of the Senate for tho next
two sessions , may have the casting
vote on all questions of sufficient in
terest to cause a division on party
lines. The terms of twelvo Democrat
ic Senators expire on the-lth of March,
1889. Of all these tho only seat which
the Republicans can hope to win is
that of Mr. Mel'herson, of New Jersey.
As Senator Riddloberger will mako
way for Mr. Barbour, of Va., tho Dem
ocrats are suro of being no worse off in
the next Senate than they are now,
while, in case Mr. McPherson should
be succeeded by a Democrat, they will
have exactly the same number of Sen
ators as the Republicans, and can lie
them on every party vote.
Should the next Senate be tied, an
efficient parliamentarian could render
valuable- service to his party aB presid
ing officer, and an inefficient one could
do corresponding injury. And, should
the Vice-President-elect die between
the casting of tho electoral vote and
the meeting of the Senato, it would bo
doubtful whether that body would bo
able to organize at all,
North Powder Notes.
.Inne Hth, 1SSS.
Wood sells at .f :i.."i() per curd.
The North Powder river is raising
More business men than business in
Miss Annie Richardson will close
her school in L.idd canyon next week.
Mr. Graves and family have moved
to the new saw mill one mile up tho
Prof. Blanched, of the Cove, Jias
been visiting friends hero the past
Mr. Chas. Eppinger has returned to
town after an absence of several
Hon. .1. 1L Rinehnrt, of Sumnicr
ville, was in town the fore part of fhe
The picnic on Wolf creek last Fri
day was well attended and a success in
Mr. Tracey Davidson left, Monday,
on a visit to Jacksonville to bo absent
about two months.
Dr. Scott, formerly of this place, is
now practicing and conducting a drug
stoic in San Francisco.
Miss Libbio Richardson returned
home from Raker, on Tuesday, where
she has been attending fcbool.
Miss Clara Parker has returned
home from the Female Seminary at
Walla Walla to spend vacation.
Ainos Field has turned up in a log
ging camp near La Grande. Anxious
creditors await his return here.
Some wool arriving here to be
shipped, but owing to the depression
in the price, tho market is not anima
ted. Mr. George Hobior sold and delivered
to the Oregon Short Lino 1,000 ties,
last week. It required six cars to hold
Mr. John Hardin will ralllo oil' two
genuine oil paintings, of his own pro
duction, this week. Chances sell at
f)0 cents each.
A fistic encounter occurred last week
between two members of tho militia,
on Clover creek. They nro getting
into action early.
The Oregon Stato Medical Society
convenes in Portland on tho 20th iust.
Invitations have been extended to tho
A genuine tramp took in our town
one day last week. Wo gave him his
supper and I sent him on to that place
that all tramps are hunting.
The railroad company havo a bill of
damages on hands for eiippling valu
able calves, the property of Mr. I. N.
Saunders and Mr. George Robier.
Mr. Travillion, living on South
Powder, will go to Chicago, Hon, in
order to have an operation performed
upon ono of. his eyes by an oculist.
Messrs. Haines, Punch cfc Co. are in
receipt of a new log wagod for use in
their new mill onterpibe. They con
template opening up their mill at
Mr. Spcncor, accompanied by Mrs.
Vantrott. loft for Salt Lake City on
Thursday. Mrs. V. returns home,
while Mr. S. will return with his fami
ly to remain.
Geo. Hoberg used tho posterior por
tion of his left arm as a short stop iu
a game of base ball recently. George
has suddenly lost all interest in our
avo Beverage's inenageiio is be
coming quite an attraction. Ho has
recently added two specimens of tho
badger family to his collection, and is
waiting for something elso to turn up.
Jack Shuflbr borrowed a horso and
saddle and left for Ilogem with tho
intention of returning here by Sunday
evening. At tin's date ho has not put
in an appearance and his family and
friends are anxiously awaiting tidings
of his whereabouts.
What is this "nervous trouble" with
which so ninny seem now to bo udlieted''
If you will remember a few years ago tho
word Malaria wan eoiupuratlvely unknown,
to-day it is as common as any word in the
English language, yot this word eovers. on
ly tho meaning of nuothor word used by
our forefathers in Union patt. Ho it In with
nervous dilutes, ns (boy and Malaria are
Intended to cover what our grandfathers
called RilioimiosH, and all are caused by
troubles that arise from a dluc.isud condi
tion of the Liver which iu performing its
functions finding It ennnot dlnposo of the
bile through the ordinary channel Is com
pelled to pan it oil' through tho system,
causing nervous trcublus, Malaria, lilllous
Fever, etc. You who uro suffering cun well
appreclutu a care. W'o recommend Orqn's
August Flower. Its. cares uro marveloni,
Tel oense t Ta 1 1 1 i njs.
June l'Jth, 1S8S.
Enough rain for one time.
Crops good ; hay about average.
School out next Friday.
Arrangements are being made for a
"blow, out" the coining 4th.
Mr. John Dobbins and William
Johnson came up, Monday, to haul
los to Ecclt s' mill.
Samuel, a brother of William Ec
clcs, arrived a few days since from
Ogdon. Ho expresses himself well
pleased with the country.
Ono of our citizens paid La Grande
a visit last week and came home with
his head above common people. Ho
sports a blue ribbon.
Ti. W. CuminingH has been consid
erably junior tho woather for some
time past, but at present wiiting is
convalescent. Onlv a little touch of
By George! It may be possible that
your humble correspondent will have
the pleasure of proclaiming a marriage
festival to tho world yet. There are
some rumors alloat to that etlect.
William Eecles met with a very seri
ous accident last Saturday evening
While working near tho edger, his
hand supped from the board which ho
was handling, into tho saw, and near
ly severed the thumb from his left hand
He is getting along very well.
Unit Af n ill i (i ia uMnMit-mnir im Pi
valley tor a lew weeks, lie will hing
back a few nuggets from tho nnies
and chaiitably distribute thorn aniVng
the good people of Iclocasot, when
returns. He is also looking for a lo
cation, and any person knowing of a
nice httlo farm with a machine for
giindingout biscuits and steak, will
please notify him at once.
, ' B. W.'ll.
Elgin is still on the improve.
Our two hotels arc in full blast.
We havo mail seven limes a week
Wo are having lino rains, and crops
Wo havo not seen a candidate since
M M. A. Stuvonson is tho proprie
tor of the butcher shop.
Mr. Thompson, tho bridge builder,
was m town repairing our budge.
Miss Hettio btevenson is giving
music lessons and is getting along
Mr. J. R. Johmon is putting tho
finishing touches on his livery stable
and town hall.
Elgin has a good school, presided
over bv tho wido-awuko and erudite
Mr. G. B. Swinehart.
Some sicknesB in tho community
iust now. Mr. V. Crawford't twin
babies are both quite sick.
Tho pastor of tho First Baptist
church is building himself a nieo resi
dence. When tho cage is done look
out for tho bird.
Mr. Arch. M. Holgarth has bought
out the entire bliickinithing interest
in tho town. Ho has iu his employ a
good Miiith Mr. Henry Carroll, of
Dayton, V. T.
Tho senior partner of tho firm of
Snyder it fJroshoars has again gone to
La Grande. Being a widower ho woro
his host clothes, and talks of building
a dwelling house. Why not?
To eilions of tho Pacific States (lu
ring tho past .week, and reported ex
pressly for tho Boon', by C. A. Snow
it Co.', patent lawyers, opposite U. S.
Patent Oflice, Washington, D. C:
A. Blatchley, San Francisco, Cnl.,
boiler feeder; H. Casobolt, San Fran
cisco, clevatod cable; J. Donnolly, San
Mateo, Cal., gate; .1. II. Martin, Oro
ville, Cal., easel; J, O'Dounell, San
Francisco, rotary valvo; D. O'Loary,
San Bornurdiuo, Cal.,grindstono hang
or; W. B. Sargent, San Francisco,
nccktio fastner; O. Soifert, San Fran
cisco, rotary pump; P. Sulby, Oakland,
Cal., cartridge loador; A. K. Snod
grass, Klloiiiburg, Oreg., side hill plow;
E. S. Sutton, Snohomish, Wash. Tor,,
llUOKI.lCN'rf AUNIOA SAI.VE.
Tub Rest 8ai.vk In the world for Cuts,
Rrulses, Soros, Ulcers, Salt Rheum, Fever
Soros, Tetter, Clmppod Hands, Chilblains
Corns, mid all HkiiiJCruptions, and positive
ly cures Pilos. or- no pay required. ItJa
guaranteed to giro purfect satisfaction, or
inoniy refunded. Priee IM cents per box.
For Salent Wrist's druj: store,
June 21st. 1888.
Horn.' To tho wife of Rev. W. R.
Powell, Juno l!)th, a son.
Win. Booth is building a largo barn
near his dwelling house in Lower Cove.
Mark Ellsworth, a student of tho
Scott Military Academy, has returned
home and will spend his vacation iu
Two lino pianos havo been received
fiom the east during tho week, ono by
.las. Hendershott, tho other by E. P.
Miss Lilian Seamans, music teacher
in St. Paul's school, Walla Walla, is
spending vacation in Covo with rela
tives and friends.
Cowles it McDaniol havo received a
powerful wind engine. It will bo used
in pumping water to supply their
store, dwelling, etc.
The Cove baseball club is pleased to
hear that the High vallians are prac
ticing with tho sphere. The Covo
boys say they are ready to meet them
in a friendly contest any day they may
S. G. While has just obtained from
tho drug store a very fine Ballard rille,
ordered specially for his use. Sam is
now ready for collecting bear scalpB
and would not refuse to shoot a few
200 vard matches.
wo bears have been shot lately.
ono by Jack Rumbly, and another by
J as. llarsin. The latter, a largo brown
speciman, was brought to town and
exhibited. During a day,s hunt near
the Indian creek saw mill seven niein
hers of tho bruin tribo wero seen.
Tho continuous rains havo been of
great benefit to the growing world.
Where it appeared a few weeks ,ago
that grass would not bo worth cutting
for hay, it now is luxuriant. Thcro is
oven danger in placoa that tho grain
will grow too rank and will blow down
boforo ready for harvesting.
The (lag polo for tho Fourth lias
been successfully planted on main
streot. It is a shapely staff and is
about 210 feet, or slightly less, in
hoight. A $11(5 Hag has been ordered
and will arrivo next week. Tho nec
essary funds for tho purchaso of tho
stars and stripes were mado up by the
citizens at tho solicitation of Miss
Tho lircworks for tho celebration ar
rived this woek, also tho black birds'
ami trap for wing shooting. The
match ganio of ball will bo contested
bdtween tho Covo and La Grnndo clubs
and a closo and exciting gamo is prom
ised. Every part of the county will bo
woll represented in Covo on tho natal
day and tho citizens will do all in their
tower to mako tho occasion an inter
esting one for all.
As soon as I can ongago a force of
carpenters, I will commenco plumbing
Alex's house which is all out of shape.
R. C. My children nro becoming
corpulent on canned peaches bought
cheap for cash. Alex. Tho town
contains a magician; he. can change a
can of lard into potatoes. W. M.
I f avo you seen my martial suit and
soldierly bearing? M. Here, tako
any gun, quick, and shoot tho bear.
C. I find tho youth and beauty of tho
Covo quito cordial. M. Wanted. A
sure remedy for Job's comforters. B.
KENTUCKY WAS DOUBTFUL.
In 1808, when Soymour and Grant
woro running for President, thoro was
a gathering of tho Second Adventiste,
in July, at Milwaukee. Theso people
it will bo remembered, belioved tUa
world was coming to an end in Sep
tember. Ouo morning one of the
clergymen found a democrat from
Kentucky and a republican discussing
tho coming election. Ho said: "Gen
tlemen thcro is no una of discussing
this question, for before that timo tho
Lord will reign triumphant through
out tho world." Tho democrat re
plied: "I will hot you twenty-fivo
dollars ho can't carry Kentucky,"
CELEBRATION AT MEDICAL
Thoro will bo a regular old-fashioned
Fourth of July colouration and barba-
cuo at Medical Springs this year. All
nro invited to throw off dull caro for
one day at least, and attend. No pains
will bo spared to mako everybody com-
fortablc. Hon. T, H. Crawford will
deliver tho oration, and a grand ball .'
will bo given in tuo evotnng. uood
music for the occasion has been so-1'
jjuv mo Hianuaiu mowers ana rases
at the Union MachinbVv1 Dtfnot. &' f