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THE OREGON SCOUT.
AMOS K JONKS.
The Oregon Scout lias os large a circu
lation as any tivo papers in this scc
iton of the State, combined, and is cor
respondingly valuable as an advertising ,
Friday, November:;;!, 18SS
The Scout Jolt Oinco.
Heretofore our facilities for doing job
work have not been the best, and we made
no pretentions in that line, but seeing the
necessity for a town of this size having an
oflice of this kind, we gave to the agent of
Palmer & Key, "this week, an order for a
complete job outfit, and hereafter wo will
be prepared to turn out, at an hour's notice,
any work that may be given us from a visit
ing card to a large sized poster. A full as.
sortmcnt of legal blanks will be kept con
stantly on hniul, and we will make a spe
cialty of line commercial printing. It is
doubtful whether an olllee of this kind will
pay, as in order to carry it on, has necessi
tated an outlay of several hundred dollars
and the employment of a specfal printer to
do the work. Whether it pays or not de
pends upon the support given us by the
business men of the town, and wo trust they
will bring in what work they have to do
and not send it to other towns. In addi
tion to the above wo also ordered a mailing
outfit. Heretofore it has taken one man
at least five hours to wri the names of
our subscribers on the papers. With this
machine the work will bo greatly expedi
ted. The Scout will always be found
abreast ora little in advance of the times,
and all it asks is a continuance of the lib
eral patronage heretofore accorded it.
A Snl (In Company.
The Ilocbcstcr Comedy Company c:;hib
itcd in this city last Wednesday evening to
a fair audience much better than they de
served, as their only object seemed to be
extract as much money out of the people
as possible, without careing much about
their methods of doing it. The announce
ment was made that the price of admission
would be CO cents and "." cents, but when
the people went to the door, 75 cents and ?1
was exacted. The Pendleton Oregonlan
says of tliciu :
"It is evident that one night in Pendleton
is enough for a poor "showi" Why respec
table papers should bestow praise upon
such an outfit as the late Rochester Comedy
Company, and thereby deceive the people
of neighboring towns, is a mystery, unless
on the principle that "iniscrv loves company."-
We think that one night in any town is
entirely too much for .such a show, and our
readers in llaker, Huntington, Shoshone
and Boise City will do well to remember it.
More .Shooting In Gi ant County.
From the News wo learn that a sliccp
herder by the name of Finley Mcltac, was
shot through the right lung by one Francis
I.cDIanc, on tl c range in Coyote Basin,
near Davville. There had been some dis
pute in regard to tho range, which was gov
ernment land and claimed as a range by
both parties. The young man was shot In
the right breast, the ball going through his
right lung and through his rignt arm which
was hanging by his side. Indications arc
strongly against tho boy,s recovery. l.e
Ulanc was arrested and placed in jail at
Canyon City, to await the extent of Mcllac's
Smnllpox In Portland.
' Portland is seriously afllietcd with small
pox and a number of deaths have occurred.
At last accounts there were about ninety
cases in the city. The disease seems to
be spreading and is reported at Taconia and
Seattle, and is more or less prevalent in
several Willametyc valley towns. The
weather seems to be favorable for its spread
and in all probability it will be carried to
many localities before it is checked. Our
city authorities should be on the alert and
if there is any probability of the disease be
ing brought here, take measures to prevent
A ltlg Holler.
The Raker Democrat says: "A 7o-hor.se
power boiler was yesterday loaded on a
wagon at the depot and started over the
road for the C. T. Bradley Mining Compa
ny at Sanger. The boiler will be placed in
positi8n at once upon its arrival at tho
mine and the mill Mart up ore crushing and
continue as in the past. The delay inter
vening since tho burs'tingof the old boiler
and tho receipt of the new one has occa
sioned the company considerable loss, hut
these accidents are to be counted on."
Telegram From I.n firauile.
The following telegram Is just received:
"Armory hall is packed to tho doors with
the best citizens of this place to-night, the
event being the much talked of Uobcrtino
Carnival Hall. Tho fact is the people arc
crav on tho subject. They want another,
and will have it. Five days beforo the ball
every suit was engaged in town, and their
costumer is employing extra hands in mak
ing new suits,"
A New Ktnuniut.
Mrs. M. Walrcth, recently from Baker
City, has rented the building on Main
street, known as the "Bon-ton IlebtaiHnt"
and is refitting and renovating the same
preparatory to opening up a first class
restaurant. She has had much experience
in thin Hue and is an accomplished landlady.
Everything will be clean and neat, and no
Chinese cooks will be employed. Tho of
. tahllhhmeiuwill be open to the public in
the course of a week-
I'or fiat" Cheap.
I'uur hor. otw Jiwv bull, one Jewey
null riU, two Jeriey tw: " I)ur,,f!n
now, two wcoml hnd bugfiw. e uW
haw.. on wfldfc, "Ml0'
now mow. ohiiKi h....l '.
MMd JimmI (iU lk' 'I'""-' UH,t" ,,lir
rwwuwl 6Wr. Al' hou.clivld lun.aure.
' Itityltoof II Wrk.
loch. iM-nfiM vria
fSatliercil tip by Tin- Scnut nml llm,"8'1'
I'nion now has two shoemskcrs.
County court will convene to-morrow.
"Uobcrtino'' prize carnival Monday night.
Meals 2o cents at the Mountain Sentinel
A new sidewalk has ltecn laid around the
First National Hank.
The vote of Oregon has increased dtirhiR
the past four years 1-00.
tirst class accomodations at the Depot
hotel. Travelers should remember this.
We are informed that .Mr. Wocd. the
blacksmith of LA Urando, die.l last Iridny.
Several new business establishments will
open in Union-soon. Our progress is slow
For soir.e reason the repubs. did not rati
fy at La Grande, last Saturday, as they ex
pected to do.
The main room in the city buildings will
soon be fitted up for a council chamber and
The horse sale that wa- attempted a few
days ago did not turn out well, as might
have been expected.
The Depot hotel received a new coat of
paint lat week, the work of James Bell,
and is much improved In appearance.
The school tax for 1SSS is now due and
should be paid to the clerk, Geo. Bflidlenian,
at his otlice in the First National Bank.
I.ady markers and spectators will be
charged ."0 cunts, and every Gent. maker
$1.00, at the masquerade ball Monthly night.
A man known as Pat Dux was brought up
from Suninierville, by Constable fates, yes
terday, to be examined as to his sanity.
He is no doubt crazy.
The Baker City lleveillo says there will be
a prize tight at Antelope on Thanksgiving
day for $300 a side, but does not give the
names (if the sluggers.
Tho Brownsville woolen mills arc to be
sold December 20th, at auction, owing to a
disagreement between present proprietors
about their management.
On account of delay in receiving goods,
Mrs. ltineharl has not yet opened her mil
linery establishment. She will be ready to
receive patrons in a day or two.
lames Clayburn who is in jail at this
'place, has acted very queerly at times, and
it was thought last week that he was bor
dering on insanity, but he seems to be bet
The Baker City "Blade'' aliudc.i to W. J.
Snodgrass, of La Grande, as "Jho merchant
prince." That is about the si.eof Hursh's
brains. Probably Snod has subscribed for
his "dish rag." IS. O.
In the matter of letting a contract to
build a bridge across Lower Powder river
at Furman's crossing, the contract was let
to.l. K. Bacon for the consideration of $000
by the Baker county commissioners.
Vitality and color are restored to weak
and gray hair, by tho use of Ayer'.s Hair
Vigor. Through its cleansing and healing
qualities, it prevents the accumulation of
dandruff and cures all scalp diseases.
For several months Mrs. John Seranton,
of Island City, has shown symptoms of in
sanity, and was last week taken to the asy
lum at Salem. Her malady' is a terrible
afllietion to the family and it- is earnestly
hoped that she may speedily recover.
No woman can be contented and happy
if her skin is covered with pimples and
blotches, These disfiguring eruptions are
easily removed by the use of Ayer'.s Sarsa
parilla. This medicine is perfectly safe to
take, and i 'l thoroughly reliable blood pu
rifier. The coftumer of the "Robortino" Co. will
arrive here Saturday morning, with suits,
dominoes and masks to rent for Monday
evening, at reasonable prices. She will
probably be at the Centennial hotel. La
dies and gentlemen aro invited to call and
Don't miss seeing Fred T. Morrill, the
Pacific coast champion bicyclist, in his ex
traordinary exhibition on the bicycle, and
the beautiful ooulight waltz, with power
ful calcium lights. Every lady will receive
a bottle of "Itobertine" or a photograph
album free of charge.
The finest and most complete lino of holi
day goods over brought to Union are now
on exhibition and for sale at Jones Bro's.
store. An hour may be spent pleasantly
in looking at them, and all are invited to
do so whether they wish to buy anything
or not. Their advertisement will appear
We were in error last week in stating that
the suit of W. E. Rinehart et al vs the town
ofSuniiuerville. had been finally disposed
of. The decision of Judge Fee only over
ruled a demurrer totheoomplaint, and now
the defendant will have to answer, and die
suit will be tried at tho February term of
A man by the name of Thou. W. Davis
was found dead on the railroad track, two
miles from Walla Walla, a few days ago
with his throat cut from earto oar. It U
thought he was murdered lor his money.
Tho county cominiifelonors havo offered
$500 reward for the apprehension -of the
Tho La Grande Gazette says that G. C.
Cooper, a cabinet maker, sent ins iniiniy
awav about ton days ago, and last week ho
himself took his departure without leaving
ang special date as to the time of ins reUirn.
Ho was considerably in debt to a nuiubor
of perrons around town, and this has j
weighed upon his mlud to such hii extent :
that he ha found it necessary to eek wuio ,
health renort, may be
The republicans bad a jolly time ratify lug .
here lust Thuwdny night. Thev kott
things lively with a torch-light procession,
boufiros, mid tho firing of anvils. G.mkJ
music was funiUhed by the Union Kilver
Cornet lUnil The Cow band droppul in 1
unpti-dly ami rei. ili-rod af l' tton
in (food tle. which u. highly apprccia
Ud. S U"l Jrl U Uu- UiUnty wa (
cuu by Turner Other wheeling IC. P.
springer, in wiecllMrro from ths court
h.tu- lo rtlprlii.' i k. hl hli! had to
tin on m-mil. t nl ixni! l-ju iwuiid -iil iti
CU-vtlanU rv Kut on.
Efficient Corps of Painstak
jno- Teachers. .
TWO EX - KEVERENDS.
A Wrddlnp, Itotinteoin mid n
Since "ept ;trd, the opening of the UiVM'
public school, a steady advance in all
branches lias boon made. Oulet and order
have prevailed, Scholars have been ad
I led almost daily, until now the rooms-
four in number are crowded to their ut
most, about J0l being in attendance. Al
though the facilities of learning are very
limited, in the way of aparatus, Prof. A. J.
Haeket supplies the want by indefatigable
patience and illustrative skill.
A graduating clas is to be organized in
the near future, and from the progress al
ready made, It is safe to say the class will
be averagcly large.
There has been very much refined taste
exercised by the scholars this term, as the
walls are bedecked with cards, paintings
andjdecorations of all kinds, which all have
a tendency to lend pleasure and happy
resignation to tho monotonous hours of
study. The bare, white walls heretofore
seemed white and ghost-like, and left the
doleful impression that learning was a .sa
cred thing, and was to be surrounded fcy
bare, blank walls, like the temple of some
matter-of-fact worship. But indeed, what
a mistaken idea. The mind leaps exultant
over difficulty, amid the brightest bowers,
and tho bloom of intellect must needs be in
a happy and contented place. II.
We are in receipt of a communication
from the ex-Reverend Clark Brailen, which
we publish below. It will bo remembered
that Bradcn was in Union a few months
ago, and conducted himself in .such S man
ner at the lecture given by Samuel P. Put
nam, the liberal, as to disgust all sensible
people. In thi,he seemed to have the co
operationand support of Rev. (3. M. Irwin
editor of the Eastern Oregon Republican,
who has since managed to get an "ex" pre
fixed to his title, also. But alas! the broth
erly love of these two worthies has been
rudely s.indercd. Politic and the tarilf
isMie caused it. Braden, it seems, during
the recent campaign, let up on his work of
soul-saving long enough to make a few
speeches favoring a reduction of the tarilf,
and challenged Irwin, who was in the Wil
lamette valley making speeches in favor or
monopolies, to discuss the issue with him.
They did not meet, but at. this time the
item that has aroused Mr. Rraden's wrath,
appeared in tho Republican. It is a mat
ter of no interest tons, and probably not
to our readers, what either of these wor
thies may think, say or do, and we only
publish Bradcn'.s letter in a spirit of fair
play. Irwin has a paper in which to throw
oil' bis hog-wush and Bradcn has not. Wo
always did like to see fair play, even in a
dogfight. Rraden's communication reikis
"ax kx-im:vi:i:kni cowaish anii mail
A gentleman in Union has mailed to mo
the following clipping from the Eastern
'Clark Bradcn, a peripatetic jawsmith,
who Imagines his vocation to be that of en
lightening the world, is now in tho Willa
mette valley spouting for the democratic
parly and claiming that free tnnlc is de
manded by common sense and justice.
Like a good many of hfs ilk his interests m
any movement is gagued by tho amount of
revenue it brings to his pocket without re
gard to the means adopted to scenic the
same. Such charlatans are a disgrace to
any cause they advocate. '
I was requested, by citizens of Sliverton,
Aumsville, Salem and Independence, to
discuss the tariff from a non-partisan stand
point, and did so. If the ex-rcverend edi
tor who was 'peripatetic jaw-smith' for
protectionists, in Oregon, asserts that I was,
in any way, invited, employed or paid by
democrats, either individually or in any
organization, received ore cent, cither di
rectly or indirectly, for such lectures, ho
deliberately and wilfully lies. Ho was
challenged to meet me in debate, and
backed out. It Is easier for ex-revcrends to
play 'peripatetic jawsmith,' and hack ratt
of debates, and take revenge by lying on
the man they are afraid tu meet in debate,
than to meet an opponent like a man,"
Tim Court of
Last Thursday, Nov. lft, 1888, our good
people in and around Tclocaset were called
to attend the merry eourt.of Hymen, and
o siii tlio joy, "IU jollity, the ecstacy, the
pleasure, the inspiring revelry from tho
golden-tipped chalice on the holy altars of
the fioddonH of matrimony. I'or tho sec
ond timo in the courso of Its existence, our
Imva has hecn called upon to deliver her
fairont daughter to tho hands of the victor,
and look on in solemnity, as the merry rin
of tho tender chords of girlhood havo hecn
tuned to the suher steady strains of woman
hood, and matrimonial happiness.
Mr. John II. Hanson and Mis Olive M.
Prescott were the contracting parties, and
at tho residence of the hride'w parents in
Antelope, at 0 o'clock r. m., Nov. 15, they
wore united in the bonds of matrimony,
Itov. O, M. Irwin olliciatlng.
After the ceremony was porfonned, tho
numerous guest retired to the hull- which
wan decorated with hows of evergreen a
rittiuK emblem of the occasion and there
as the strains of iniixic stole out into tho
niffht, still and serene, the happy crowd
dfiiicod to the honor of Mr. and Mrs. Han
fton, AtOo'oIook attplendid supper wan nerved
supper thnj would do honor to the Ood
des Minerva, henttlf and again tho merry
crowd, refreshed and light-hearted, did
hoinaje to the name of Torptlehore, and
tli bonding, gliding, graceful movements
of tli Mrty, lent beauty to happlncus, and
frir-iidiMp to eti y, The (Uiieu broke up
Kt about 2 o'clock, and with wUlie for the
proft-U tho hmii life mid ImiiplnuJis of
our frtmdv the crowd tlluntiy ami rellio
Unlit tol )' ioMviiiK tluHr bet uud
Inkblot h !- fr lluMO behind
JJ. W. 11. '
The Scout Weekly linperMon nnl Itc
port of I'm-nil oiv Duty,
Mr. John Thy was in thecitv, Wednes
tl.. I 1 fy r .. ...
iivn vi iti iv.'v wqs gueoi wo visitors to i
Union this week. !
fr. A. C. McCIclInn of Island Cllv. waa
Qin I'nion, iWittnt-,
Mr John Daily, of tho Cove, Visited fu
ton at Tew days ago,
Mr. Vinee Ueeves is still confined to his
i room with sicklies"".
, Mr. Matt' Mitchell, of the Cove, visited
Union h few days ago.
j yr.J. C. Crome, agent for Palmer Key,
, of Portland, made us a visit this Week.
Mrs. A. X. Gardner returned from her
visit to the Willamette valley, Wednesday.
Mr. J. D. Guild, of Elgin. wa in Union,
Tuesday. We acknowledge a pleasant call.
Mr. Gen. K. Owen, editorof the La Grande
Journal, visited Union the fore part of the
Mr. John Williamson moved his family
to La Grande this week They will proba
bly remain there for some time.
Mr. E. J. Couper, agent for the American
I Mortgage Company, is in the city and will
open up a business otlice soon.
Mr. D. P. McDaniols, who has been in
Malheur City for some time past, returned
this week to his home in thgCovc.
('all at Gardner's store and see the fine
vuftcs offered by the "Hobertino" Carnival
Co., to the maskers, Monday night.
Mr. T. T. Geer. of McLeay, Marion coun
ty, son of H. J. Grer of the Cove, came up
a few days rgo on n visit to his old home.
Quite a numbri'froin Union aMended fho
dance at Medical Springs last Tuesday
evening. They report a most enjoyable
Mr. Lou Remlllard came down from
Butte city, Montana, last Tuesdav. He
says the thermometer indicated 10 degrees
below zero when he left.
Owing to the missionary meeting at La
Grande, the Ladies Foreign Missionary
Society of the Presbyterian church will post
pone their meeting until Friday, Nov. liOfh.
Mr. ('. J. Dnffey. of Cornucopia, called
onus this week. He was on his way to
Phenix, N. Y., anil will probably be gone
several months. Tin: Scout will visit, him
Marriage licenses were issued this week
to Luke McGinnis, Jr.. and Mary Knight;
Arthur E. Cellier and Clara J. Whiting:
Charles E. Julius Rocsch and Anna A.
Hon. O. W. Walker is al Passadena, Cali
fornia: His brother, J. M.Walker is with
him. Judge Walker's health has been very
poor and is but little changed for the bet
ter at this time.
Mr. II. W. Oliver, of Suinmerville, who
has been troubled for some tlmo with a
.cataract over his right eye, went to Walla
Walla this week to have it removed. Ho
was accompanied by his son, Turner Oli
ver, of this city.
Mr. John Wilkinson of High valley, who
ha been suffering with a soro band for
some time, has concluded that one of his
fingers will h-ive to be amputated before a
cure can bo effected. The opperation will
be performed in a few days.
Mr. I. S. Hius-haw and Mrs. Julia A.
Smith of Baker City were united in marri
age a fow days ago, and immediately took
their departure for a visit to the eastern
states. Mr. Ilinshaw is sheriff of lfaker
John M. Breek, a Portland druggist, last
Friday night wound up an evening round
of dissipation by flavoring his liquor with n
solution of morphine, from tho effects of
which ho died Saturday. Mr. Breek was a
prominent business man of Portland and
was interested in some placer mines near
Hon. S. B. Eakiu, cashier of tho First
National Bank of Eugene, and State Sena
tor from Lane county, made a brief visit to
Union this week. Wo acknowledge a
pleasant call from him. He is a brother of
Bobt. and James Eakln of this city and
regretted his inability to make a longer
visit among his relatives ami friends here,
lluclileii'K Am leu Nairn
Tnio Hiwt S.u.vu in the world for Cuts,
Ilruises, Sores, Ulcers, Halt ltlicum. Fever
Sores, Teller, Chapped Hands, Chilblains
Corns, and all Skhi Eruptions, and positive
ly cures 1'iles, or no pay required. It is
guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction, or
monny refunded. Trice l!ft cents per box.
For Sale at Wright's drug store.
Si ail Acoldrnl.
John Wells, an old pioneer of I,a Grande,
wan thrown from a wagon last Thursday
and killed. 1 Ic was bringing a load of wood
down the mountains to town, with a four
horse team when the wheel horses bceamo
entangled in the harness of the loader,
ami the road being frozen, tho wagon went
off" the grade, turning over and Injuring Mr,
wells so that he died qii about one hour.
Mr. Wells was well known and highly es
teemed throughout the country.
What in this "ncrvoiii trouble" with
which eo many sccin now to bo allllctedY
If you will remember a few years ago tho
word Malaria was comparatively unknown,
to-day it is as common as any word in the
Kngllsh language, yet thin word cover on
ly tho meaning of another word used by
our fortfutbers In times past. Suit Is with
nervous disease, as they and Malaria aro
intended lo cover what our grandfathers
called llilioutuess, and all nru caused by
trouble that arise from a dUesiscd condi
tion of tho Mvor which In performing Its
functions finding It cannot dUpoc of the
bile through the ordinary channel Is com
pelled to pam it oir through the system,
cumin nervous trcubtoa, Malaria, Illllou
l'vt-, ttt. You who aro nurturing wn will
ttpprtx-UU euro. Wo roowuigud On en'n
Augut Flower. I U euro am luurvtltnu,
Jllrs. L. J. IJlnelinrt, Prop.
.hist cpt nul di Ihe In iok litiiMlnj,' adjoining Jnycox A Foster's store, Main
SLicetr I'nion, a full and complete ns-sortiiient of
mm AID FM K.
Which arc Now Open Tor Inspection by the .Ladies.
PRICKS OX GOODS Sl'R PKISINdLY LOW.
In addition to the nbovc, u complete line of HOOTS mid S1IOKS will bo
kept in ftoek.
A Share of the Public Patronage Solicited.
L. .1. HOOT! IK,
livery, Feed, Sale and Trail Stable.
(Next door lo court house, and opposite Union City Hotel.)
Double and Single Rigs and Saddle Horses.
1IOIJSKS IKUHDKl) 11Y TUK DAY, WKl-Mv OR MONTH.
Professional Men Waited on at Any Hour.
(IOOD DK1VKHS Kl'UNISHKI).
Oats and Jlay for sale. Horses Brolcen to
Trot, Drive, Draft or for the saddle.
Horses for sale.
Boothe & Yoder, - - Proprietors.
Low Rates, Mo
tyThose who consult their own interests will cull on me before borrowing.
OFFICE IN ".lOl'IkNAL" JU'l LDING.
At the Store of Adolph Levy.
FALL and WINTER GOODS,
MENS' YOUTHS' and BOYS' CLOTHING.
Overeoiits, from tho Smallest lo the Largest,
HOOTS, SHOES and SJjIPPISRS, in Endless Varieties,
Ladies' Misses tuul Childrens'
CLOAKS, WRAPS AND JACKETS,
Too Numerous lo Describe,
All the Latest and Best Novelties in Dress
Goods, Hosiery and Furnishing Goods,
MENS' CEUiBRATKI) ENGLISH WALKISNPHAST SHOES, ALSO
Misses and Children's Only Genuine Chicago School Shoes.
gtSTln order to get first choice, como early and Hconro bargains for your mon
ey, as I will givo you your money'" worth, ami wiU not ho undersold.
I keep the host, only, and warrant every
thing as represented.
Latest Styles. SHOES,
.1 nsL Received, Direct from the Kast, u Largo Invoice of LADIES' and
MISSKS' CALFSKIN SIIOKfl, the Rest Ever brought to this Market.
AUo a Kino Aehortment of
GENT'S -:- FURNISHING -:- GOODS.
31 y Prices will miit the times. Drop hi ami .see inc. '
C. VJNCENT, Main Street, I'nion, Or.
wmm livery d m im
(OPPOSITE CENTENNIAL HOTEL.)
Kvorythlng l'irt C'Ihm. Teriim Very lU'iuounblo.
Huss to anil liiom the Dopot Making Connection with all Train?.
W. A. YODKH.
LA GRANDE, OGN.
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