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UN ON, OREGON, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 18SS.
The Oregon scout,
An independent weekly journal, bmcd i
cry Friday mumlng liv
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Scout, Union Oregon.
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J EAKIN , & REOTIIER ,
Attorneys at Law,
JJSTPrompt Attention Paid to Collcct.ons.
JOHN 11. CItlTES,
Attorney at Law.
Collecting and probate practice special
tics. Oilice, two doors south of post-oiliee,
J N. CROMWELL, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon.
Office, one ilnnr smith of .1. 15. Katon's
store, Union, Oregon.
,Q II. DAY, M. D
Physioian smhI Surgeon.
ALL CALLS l-nOMl'TI.Y ATTENP8D TO.
Oilice adjoining Jones Pro's store. Can
b- found nights at the Centennial hotel,
room No. '23.
Dakkk. J. AV. Suni.To.v. J. F. Hakhh.
JgiVKKU, SI1ELTON & PAKE It,
u $toflfYe$iS"afc Law.
01FICKS Union and La Or'andc, .Orc
ein. Special Attention given all; husiness
entrusted to us.
Jf LI. CUMWFOKD,
$Morney at Law,
Otliee, one door south of Centennial ho
tU J.M. CAIUIOLL,
P.. F. WILSON.
TlftRKOLL & WILSON,
Conveyancers and Abstracters.
Abstracts to Ileal aiul Mining property
fnrnished on short notice, at reasonable
Sales of Peal and Mining property nego
tiated. Collection business promptly at
Oilice next door south of Post-olllce. Un
A. L. SAY LOR, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon,
North Powder, Oregon.
Has permanently located and will attend
all professional calls day or night.
Olllcc: Drug store building: residence,
one door west of Rodger,' hotel.
J W. STRANGE,
La Grande, Oregon.
Will visit Union regularly on the
first Monday of each mouth.
ALL WORK WARRANTED
$500,000.00 to Loan on
First Class Security,
From One to Fivo Years Time, at a Low
Rate of Interest, Also Huys, Sells
and items Property for
'ONKY RECEIVED ON DEPOSl I
To he Invested on Guaranteed Security.
All Collections Promptly
Attended to AVithoat Delay.
Obtained, and all Patent Hnsine attended
to Promptly anil for Moderate Few.
OurultW Is oppomu- the V. S. Patent
Olllcc, and wu inn obtain IWiiU In If
time than tluwe remote fnun Witkoiiixton.
Send MuDKLor Hit VWINO. We advi.o
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daily, as follows:
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Passenger, No. 4, L'vc; Passenger, No. 3, L'vc
at 4:t.' a. m.
at 4:35 p. in
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11U1VL,1 in the United States, Canada
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and ST. PAUL
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State, Friday ,, 21
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State, Tues. Sept. t
Columbia. Sat. 8
Oregon, Wed. 1
State, Sunday 16
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State, Friday 28
The company reserves the right to change
steamers or sailing tiavs.
W. II. HOLCOMP, I A. L.MAWELL.
Oen'l Manager. I G. P. A T. A,
11. li. DEACON. Agent, union.
RIZE II RAWING!
A Pare Opportunity to Secure an Elegant
Fiomilds time until the 25th of Decem
ber, any one purchasing a hat of any kind
at our miltineiy establishment will be en
titled to a ticket which will give them a
chai.ee in the drawing of the following
1 Satin Toilet Set, Ave pieces,
2 Embroidered Table Scarf,
3 Hand Painted Tidy.
I Embroidered Lambrequin,
T Linen Toilet Set, five picses.
Drawing to take place Dec. 25.
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MPS. llENSON.f 1 ropnetor.
Stages leave Union every Monday, Wed-nc-,d;iy
Leave Cornucopia on return trip every
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Passengers and Fast Freight
'A. NELSON, - - - Proprietor.
W.m. Wilson, Phoi
The Finest of Wines, Liquors
and Cigars always in stock.
FIRST CLASS BILLIARD TABLE.
Drop in and he sociable
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Manufacturers and dealers In Soda Wa
ter, Sarsaparilla, Ginger Ale, Cream Soda
and Champagne Cider, Syrups, etc. Or
ders promptly tilled.
'M,c, 1 Bankers
From $5.00 to $25.00 weekly indemnity is
case of accident.
From 5 Od to $12.50 weekly indemnity in
cao of sickness.
$100.00 for Funeral expense.
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CuriiiKoplii, Union ioutiiy,Or,
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Ny pin mfif in iuUr'Uvt iinulviU'
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Written for the Scout.
DO UOOI) UKlli: AND XOVT.
'Tis the place to do good here on earth.
And 'lis now when that good should be
Let each soul show its manhood and worth
In its efforts all grif to dethrone,
For 'tis here wo should strive
To assuage all life's sorrows and woes,
And 'tis now we should give pose.
What wonld brirg weary hearts true re
May we see, feel and taste, hear and smell,
AU'thereis of true bliss, now and here.
Look not hence in some Heaven to dwell
Where 'tis sought through blind love or
When all mortals seek hore every joy,
Looking not for some Heaven beyond,
They will then know of bliss ne'er to cloy,
Throughout all of life's journey profound.
Let us hail with delight that glad dav
That looks not for new worlds tilled
Hut when hearts all their efforts display,
Making souls glad and happy in this.
Will H. Mi.nnick.
North Powder Notes.
Sept. 20, 18SS.
"Brooklin the bilk" has not yot nia
Mrs. Thomlinson will remove to
town this week.
Mr. Lon Davis has been imliopoGcd
for a few days past.
Mrs. Lloyd, of Stoddard'H mill, has
gone to Ogdcn, Utah.
Cano Edwards rettuncd from Wal
lowa, one day last week.
Mr. Ramsey of the mill firm, was iti
town Saturday, on business.
Judge G. W. Dolan paid a Hying
visit to Baker, Wednesday.
Mr. McKtnzie and family have re
moved to Grande Ronde valley.
Stoddard's mill broke down last
week and is laid up for repairs.
Mies Annie Richardson is preceptor
of the Wolf creek district school.
Mr. Yaunco and family arc contem
plating a visit to the eatt shortly.
Dr. Ilonan, of La Grande, was here
on professional basinets, Saturday.
The firtt snow of the season fell on
the Blue mountains last Friday night.
Mr. ChaB. Scheidhaucr will go to
Medical Lake, W. T., soon, for his
Mr. Ja. York contemplates starting
east within ten days, with a carload
Amos Field and family have return
ed to Grande Ronde valley and arc" re
hiding near Island City.
Mr. H. W. Holden, the gentlemanly
representative of Messrs. l'arke, Davis
& Co's, drug house, called hereon Sat
urday. New grain is coming in to the ware
houses here. The quantity will ho
greater daily as the farmers complete
Rumor says a number of our citizens
will be called to account before the
next grand jury for violating the Run
Mr. D. Beverage and Wm. Riggs will
make a trip to Astoria and Portland
next week. They expect to bo absent
about ten days.
Schaller, the man who borrowed a
horse and saddle some time since and
failed to return the property, is repor
ted to have been seen in Idaho.
The militia boys met on Sunday ev
ening with over half the members and
all the commissioned olhcers present.
Another meeting will be held Saturday
The mines near Haines are prospec
ting finely. As the tunnels grow dee
per the prospects are better, and tho
miners are the more sanguine of strik
ing it rich.
The Shaw boys threshed 1,000 bush
els of wheat, before noon, one day du
ring the week, besides setting their ma
chine twice. A good half day's work
for a steam thresher of 12-horse power,
Tho actions of the "young hopeful"
of certain families in town came near
culminating in a fistic encounter on
part of the parents, a few days since,
Boys should learn to behave them
selves. A number of N, P. Citizens attended
a social dance at Haines on Friday
night. Too much fighting corn juice
was consumed by certain parties, re
sulting in a-la-Sullivan combats. Only
six different fracases cccurred during
THE VKKDICT UNANIMOUS.
W. I). Suit, druggist, lllppus, Ind., test!-
liei; "I can recommend Electric Hitters as
the very best remedy. Every bottle mild
bi given relief In every i-ae. One man
Uok fli bottle and w cuted of Uheuuia
tliiu of 10 year' lUudliir." "The. U-t
elllnc udlrlu I have ever handled In my
?0 year' f xprrie'ice, li I'.hctrli) Mltlurn."
ThuitMitiU of oilier hivn mMed I)h !r tntl-
wonv. I hi venlli't In uiiMfiliumu i
Dial KtKtllc HilleJ do :ur nil tUmm nf
lit Unr, Kt4tivy fif IU.mI, OiiJy u Lull
Copp's IjSiud Keviow.
Emtok Oukuon ft'orr:
Almost ever since the pusMigo of
tho pre-emption law, tho fnt con
gressional enactment intended to pro
tect the poor man against the rich
purchaser, and to secure homes for
actual settlors, complaints have been
rife respecting fraudulent land entries.
The homestead, timber-culture, desert-land,
and other laws have alibi ded
additional opportunities, for the perpe
tration of frauds which have not been
allowed to pass unused.
From every quarter tho cry of
"fraud" is heard in connection with
disposals of tho public domain. Ho
far as fraudulent entries under what
arc termed settlement laws are con
cerned, the people of every section
have the remedy in their own hands.
The acquirement of title to public
land under a fraudulci.t pre-emption,
homestead, timber-culture, or desert
land entry, is a matter of impossibility
unless the transaction bo winked at
and the perpetrator of the fraud be
aided and abetted by persons in tho
Under nearly all of these laws the
eutryman is required to publish notice
of intention to make final proof, nam
ing tho time when, tho placo where,
and tho officer before whom the proof
will bo submitted. If his entry has
been fraudulently initiated, or if lie
has not complied with tho require
ments of the statute governing such
caEes, his neighbors surely know it,
and with very little trouble or expense
they can, either before or on tho dSty
of making final proof, enter protest
against tho issuance of patent on the
entry, which will put tho government
on inquiry, and in nine oases out of
ten defeat the attempted fraud. Rut
it seems that the men who aio willing
to put themselves to a little inconven
ience for tho public good are very
scarce, as few if any protests of this
kind are filed for tho solo purpose of
protecting tho public domain from
spoliation. At least seven-tenths of
the protests entered tiro tho result of
spite, neighborhood quarrels, or a de
sire upo'n the part of the protestant to
secure tho land himtclf.
Robbery of Uncle Sam by taking bin
lands without giving an equivalent
does not seem to be considered by the
mass of the people as a very serious
offense. Men who would lire guns,
ring bells, and rouse tho whole coun
try should they detect a thief with his
hands in the national money vaults
helping himself, will, without concern,
or smiling over tho trick that is being
played, witness the commission of per
jury by tlireo men, and a robbery of
the people to the extent of a quarter
of a section of land valued at from
$200 to $J00.
Men who arc known to have per
jured themselves in connection with
land claims, either as principal or wit
ness, so that 1(10 acres or less of laud
might be stolen from the government,
mingle freely in society and aro hon
ored and respected by their fellow
men, while the man who steals a horso
from his neighbor is, by tho same
community, summarily hanged to tho
Tho government has in its employ
special agents whoso duty it is to in
vestigate fraudulent cutties, and the
Land Department is making every ef
fort to suppress and prevent frauds.
Any citizen cognizant of un attempt
to fraudulently acquire title to land
may seuiro an investigation and bring
the offender to justice, by dimply re
porting tho facts to the Commissioner
of tho General Land Office. So long
as they fail to do so, frauds will con
tinue to bo perpetrated, and the people
must take tho blame.
HENRY N. COI'P.
What !h this "nervous Iroublo" with
which so many seem now to bo alllletedv
If you will remember a few years ago tho
word Malaria was comparatively unknown,
to-day it Is as common as any word in tho
Kngllsh language, yet this word cover on
ly the meaning of another word used by
our forefathers In times past. So it Is with
nervous diseasew, as they and Malaria are
intended to cover what our grandfather
called JJIllotmiuHH, and all are caused by
troubles that arise from a dUoaiml ixiinll
tlou of the Liver which In performing lu
function finding It cuiiuot dlqio.o of the
bile through thu ordinary eli.iiiiinl U coin
pilled lo pax It nlf through the ytlmu,
caiulng iirrwm limihluo, Malaria. lltMoua
I'uVtir, litii. Vua wlm nff Mlfwlittii4iii null
pprw lain a imiii. Wh rmmiitiiiwul UtwM'i
AUKIUl I'llltttT lUHIM HI IIUI'VclMII.
Hul-firllw f'i I'HU (Juirvm Knit t,
Island CUv I loins.
It u.im Mtirh a lovely night,'
The iiino'i .iown out so right,
And the gentle sephyrs fanned the leaves
Liiomdi to make tin m quiuT,
When three couples, man and maiden
With mischief heavy laden.
Went visitim: their neighbor Johnny
Over on the river.
Now John, who was a Chinaman,
Was just about as tine a man
A ever crossed the briny deep
From thecele-tial shore;
Hut money was his failng,
And whether well or ailing
He labored in his garden,
To Increase his worldly store.
The party reached the garden gate
And found' the hour was getting late;
That John was dreaming of his darling
In the tlowery clime:
Hut serving as an ointment
To heal their disappointment,
They suddenly remembered
Itwas watermelon time,
They quickly found the luscious fruit
And roused tlie old watch-dog to hoot;
Hie stampetie waited too l ninaiuau
Who hast nrd to the door;
One ft How slipped and fell on
His precious watermelon.
And made a mash completer
Than he ever had before.
Thev got bark safe and sound,
And all haiuU gathered round
Tn tell of tlu irhair-bi eadtli escapes
Knniurh to make yon hiyer.
Oft they'll ihink of melons prime,
Ami the "melon-eollee tune
When they visited their neiglibor.lohnny,
Over on thu river.
Frank Ilros. it Co. are paying oil els.
per bushel for wheat.
Mr. William Moss starts east to-day
to visit fiiends and relatives in Iowa.
School begins at the Iiussel school
house this morning, with Prof. Draper
Tho M. it M. Co. will soon put new
machinery in their mill so as to in
crease its capacity to SO barrels a day.
During the present week Mr. Clyde
Pennington will move his family to La
Grande, in order to obtain the benefit
of the public school at that placo du
ring Hie winter.
It bus been but a year anif a half
since tho Sterling gravo yard was
opened for settlement and it now con
tains the mortal remains of M. Ster
ling, John L.idd, E. C. Lindsay, Mrs.
Noel Hopper, Albert Hopper and J.
Some young bloods woro collecting
a party last night to ehivarioand howl
around the residence of the newly
married couple, Mr. and Mrs. Cald
well. It is lu bo hoped thoy mot with
a warm reception. Tho old crotcn oil
antidodo of a few years ago seemed lo
be beneficial, but will tako one more
dose lo effect a permanent cure.
Last week, on a cerlain very windy
day, tho good people of Ibis placo wero
considerably scared for fear their little
town would bo consumed by fire. In
order to clear a drift out of tho river it
was set on firo and tiio high wind
caused tho brush on tho banks to ig
nite. Tho firo department was out in
full force. Mr. Dunnington's barn
was found to bo on fire. This was
soon put out and tho forco was suffi
cient to guard against further out
bieak was stationed herewith a bucket
and a tub of water. Tho remainder
interested themselves with tho firo on
tho river, Luckily no damage was
done. Luna Tick.
Fine Valley Pellets.
Very warm, dry and dusty.
Tomatoes and melons, flic and yel
low jackets abound.
Coyotes by the hundreds, and are
getting away with the poultry. Rears,
too, piowl around occasionally.
Our worthy blacksmith, Mr. J. II.
Thaytou, i on tho Hick list,at tho pres
Extensive liros iii fho mountains,
and much valuable timber being con
sumed. Such carelessness on thu part
of campers is deserving of censure.
While chopping wood recently, .Mr.
J A. Dennoy's axe glanced, and strik
ing one foot inflicted quite a gash.
Attorney J. R. CritoH and wife paid
Tine valley a biief visit recently. They,
like most other visitors, were much
pleased with tho appearance of the
Miss Lora Coggan. of Tacoma, paid,
what might well bo termed, n "flying
visit" toJJIier homo in l'ino, last week.
Sho arrived on Union Btage Tuesday,
accompanied by her cousin, Miu, Tay
lor, and after spending a few days vis
iting friends and looking after her
mining interests here, vvus off again
on Saturday's stage, for Union.
All tho Pino valley schools in session
now. Fairview oistriet, Mr. Wise
teacher, ha about HO pupils. Pindell
district, (privu(o) Mr. A. W. Parker
teachoy, has about 25 pupils. Sunny
Dell district, Mrs. Alice Deunoy teach
er, has about !() pupils. Dry creek
district, Miss Lena Givens tcachor,
number of pupils in attendance not
ItlJOKi.r.N'rt AKNIOA HALVE.
Tiik.Hkht Nai.vk Iii tho world for Cuts,
HrulMts, Soros, Ulcer, Salt Itlietim, Fuver
So rex, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Cliilbluliu
Corns, mid all Skill Kruptlonn, and punitive
ly ijure I'llc. or no pay required. It In
guarantied to give perfect latMactlon, or
moni'v ruiuuded I'rlro cent per box,
I I'W MmIdwi V'rlnlit' driiu utiirii.
I A 11111 hili m iii Union I'iiiiuty
i iiiiiilo nu lnil uuiitio liy Mailer & Jlur
Mull hi iliu iiuripifn iMrib
Sept. 27, 1888.
Hon. J. 0. Smith and dog Jim, aro
in town, lie, the govenor, wears a
A profcr-uor of elocution and chem
istry gave an entertainment at Ascen
sion hall, Wednesday night.
A prominent citizen will raise a crp
of pineapples next season. Ho is graft
ing pine cuttings into an apple tree.
Jas. Payne will leave for tho Walla
Walla fair, Saturday. Ho will tako
over and oiler for sale several fine hor
ses. John Ellsworth was tip from Willa
mette valley, this week. He expects
to make his permanent residence in
Mrs. M. A. Eaton, of Union, it is
said, has bought the George and Jno.
Raines farm and will make Cove her
Miss Laura Murphy is tho proud
possessor of an elegant new road cart
this week. Showilluso.it in attend
ing school this winter.
Fortunate owners of swine, this year,
aro happy. Several farmers in Cove
have good sized droves of porkers and
aro sure to realize a good price this
Public school commences next Mon
day, Oct. 1st. Jno. Dailey will havo
charge of the grammar department
and Eugene Conklin of tho intci me
diate. Mr. and Mrs. Jno. Phy and children
returned from Willamette, Monday.
Thoy visited the State fair during their
stay and experienced an enjoyable,
Alex Cochran has returned from a
visit to the principal cities of Pugct
sound. Ho says the ways and actions
of the people down there aro most too
sudden for an average Covite,
Ed Willard wont to La Grande Wcd-
jiiosdny for tho purpose of purchasing
a chopper- it win no run uy norso
power and a largo quantity of grain
chopped in Lower Cove, for fattening
The Cove Dairy Co. aro manufac
turing butter this week, having started
up their separator. The machine works
to perfection and at a speed of about
11(500 revolutions per minute, and sep
arates the cream from tho milk in a
very short time.
There woro two lively runaways this
week. L. H. Iluggerty's team ran
away whilo hauling wood from the
mountains. Result, $10 damage to
tho wagon. Geo. Barnes' team took a
spin withr.i wagon loaded with baled
hay. Consequence, two horses injured.
A band-of horses which wero ranging
on the Minam, aro missing, and a par
ty has gone in search. From circum
stances there skeins grounds for suspi
cion that horso thieves have been ply
ing thoir vocation at any rato tho
best animals aye missing.
A largo number will attend tho
brass band's first ball, Friday night of
this week. The boys have been prac
ticing dilligcntly, and considering tho
short time since their organization,
will furnish good music. All aro in
vited lo bo present and mingle in tho
festivities of the o veiling.
Wo won the game liy a score of 9 to
0. Leighton boys. Tho boys havo
kindly harvested my melon crop. S.
Tho next tinio I indulge in an even
ing stroll, will wear a long (ailed coat
and obliteratOjtho tracks. T. R. What
can bo expected if thu boys are not ac
comodating enough lo bo around and
unharness our horsos. Misses. You
should too tho fair partner that I shall
havo at tho ball. D. l'lcauo ask me
how I lot' tho mouse escape. Judd.
Eageno City Notes.
Sept. 23, 1888.
Arriving hero only a short timo ago,
I know but little, but presuming you
would like to hear from this portion,
will tell what I havo learned.
Health of tho town in gcneutl, good;
some few cases of sickness, hut nono
thought to be serious.
Eugene City, situated on the west
of tho Willamette river, has a popula
tion of 15,000, and is surrounded by
scenery of much uatuial beauty,
Tho State University campus lies
south-cas't of Eugene, about one
mile from the city post ofiico, and con
tains sonio eighteen ucrcs of laud, on
which is situated two brick buildings,
vory finoly finished. Eugene also af
fords a fine public school, Hituated in
tho south central'part of the town. It
contains eight rooms, and when a pu
pil has finished this school a certificate
for tho Stato Univorsity is given.
All kinds of trees and fruits aro
raised hero and aro vory plentiful and
good, with the exception of most of tho
apples which are wormy. There aro
a great many walnut trees and they
aro loaded down with walnuts.
Most everything is a good price I
will quote it fow prices: Pears, 1J cU.
Mb; grapes, 10 eta; upplcs, 25 eta.
i bushel; poaches, $1 $ bushel, but
ter, !50 eU. 1PM. bacon, 10 eta f)fc.
fievenU very fino Galloway bulU
woro brought Into town from MUouri,
this week. They ur all muUyi,
which Is it dUtliwtiv fft4ir In tins
lucid. Tlio hrm U pr4Uy mm
n.efiil for ltf iIwm fof. tWry mm,
thoiiEli iihh'Ij In cWlwtid for mm it