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About The Oregon scout. (Union, Union County, Or.) 188?-1918 | View Entire Issue (April 4, 1889)
EgdgI will havo five young stallions and 14 fillies, pure bred, regi stored in Clyde book, ' at Union, the last of March, for sale at a low-
TKE OREGON SCGU'
AMOS K. J ON KB.
The Oregon Scout has as targe a rircn
lation as any two papers in this sta
tion of the State, combined, and is cor
respondingly vahiuble as an advertising
Thursday, April Lili, 1SS1.
Notice to Ilctliiqiirnts.
W'e recently sent out statements to a num
ber of our subscribers who are behind in
their subscriptions for sovcral years, offer
ing a liberal discount if they paid at once.
Most of them responded but sonic have paid
no attention to the matter, whatever. We
will ay to these that on the 10th dity of
April their accounts will lie placed in the
hands of an attorney with instructions to
collect or institute suit at once. After the
10th, settlement can only be made at the
rate of 2 per year on subscription. The
accounts of our Wallowa delinquent! will
be placed in the hands of II. F. liurlcigh,
who will be in Enterprise on the 15th of
The mines at Sparta are giving a very en
couraging outlook and it is not unlikoly
that one or more mills will be erected there
the doming summer. The Del Monto
group have very recently been exported by
a representative of New York capitalists
and it is said that a very favorable report
was made and a sale is almost a certainty.
The Little Pittsburg, Uig Pittsburg and four
other mines, all included in a group and in
the hands of an incorporated company of
AValla Walla parties arc being developed
extensively and are showing tine bodies of
high grade free milling ore.
hi connection with the reported discovery
of mines near Tclocaset on Powder river
we will say that Mr. Wm. Cales visited us,
Monday, and stated that he had also dis
covered what he believes to bean extremely
rich ledge, some three or foil" miles from
the line mentioned by our correspondent.
The vein is abottt three feet wide, of bluish
gray quartz, with live or six feet of iron ore
on either side. It is thought by experts
to be richer than the ore in the other local
ities. Specimens of I ho ore from both of
these disoveries tire to bo seen at this office.
Show Your violurs.
Subscribe to the railroad subsidy. Don't
hold back because some close-tisted neigh
bor of yours does so. If every man acted
on that principle the world would relapse
into barbarism inside of twenty -five years.
Come up now to the center, you property
owner; the eyes of the community are up
on you. You cannot afford to shirk a
responsibility of this kind. You cannot
say that it will not profit you ten times
over the amount invested by your sub-erip-tion.
You know it well. Then put down
Ills llustiiess IIooiiiiiiK.
Probably no one thing hat- caused such a
general revival of trade at l!rovn,s drug
store as his giving away to his custo
mers of so many free trial bottles of Dr.
King's Xew discovery for Consumption.
His trade is simply enormous in this very
valuable article from the fact that it always
litres and never disappoints. loughs,
Colds, Asthma, ltronchitis, Croup and a'i
throat and lung diseases quickly cured.
You can test it before buying by getting a
trial bottle free, large size $1. Every bottle
Another Dramatics Treat.
Mr. John S. Lindsay and his talented
company will appear in this city, one night
next week, in that popular drama, "The
Lady of Lyons." That a crowd od house
will greet them is beyond a doubt, for they
proved themselves masters of their profes
sion when they appeared three nights in
this city a month ago. The evening of
their appearance lias not been decided on
yet, hut the date and further particulars
will hegiven in small bills.
A Shouting Scrape.
News comes from Wciscr Citv of a shoot
ing scrape having occurod at tho mouth of
Itrownlce creek, on Snake river, Washing
ton county, Idaho, on tho L'2d inst, in
which Walter (lergrieh shot and suppoued
fatally by .lames E. Goodman. The shoot
ing was the result of a quarrel over a water
right. Goodman surrendered himself and
was acquitted on preliminary examination.
At a dance given at Hamilton, Orur.t
county, a few evenings since, J. .M. Hamil
ton, son of Senator Hamilton, was killed
by ClateHinton, a 17 year old boy, who
stubbed him in the breast, Hamilton was
iibout forty years old. There was no provo
cation for tiie killing.
Whether on pleasure bent or business
should take on every trip a bottle of 8yrnp
of Figs, as it acts most pleasantly and ef
fectually on the kidneys, liver and bowels,
preventing fevers, headache and other
forms ol sickuutfs. For wile in 50c and fl.UO
bottlos by all leading lnigf(itiU.
Tho La Orandu Journal any: 'The
Hunt road can do no one any harm and
will do the valley in geimrul much good.
Moreover, the Journal would Intimate- to
the poopW of La Grande tlut if n small
fnietiou of tho spirit of 'get up and move' (
woro khowu in L Grande that U 1i.l m.l
in other ptirU of the county, there would be '
Do dwttferof our supreiu mey IwiiiK wre.t 1
led from it. It i- a bid 'Mtv of affair
whm the litiseu n ! " "' "" I"
or rate than this blood
!al1iftiMl up The St'itnt unit KrtiiiRht
' to llon.loiinrtcrs.
' "The Lady of Lyons" next week.
j A braud new buggy for nalo. A ppiy at
i this office.
Most of the attorneys of the district are
here attending court.
Subscribe for Tm: Scort and Tesas Sift
ing. nly $2. "ft a year.
The Lindsnv Dramatic Company next
week, for one night only.
Read H. F. Wilson's ml. and list of real
estate bargains in thbi i.ue.
An effort, we understand, is being made
to organize a roil and pin club in Union.
We understand that quite a number of
the boys "went broke" on faro this week.
A man by the mime of Apple is justice of
Hilgard preeient. Fnion county, Ho may
be sound, but howoan he bo square? E. I).
It is said that the Looking Glass valley
is being settled quite rapidly. This is proli
ably in nnticipatioii of the Hunt railroad
going that way.
Circuit court is in session. lTp to the
time of going to pres but little has been
done. Full proceeding will be given in
our next issue.
Mr. .1. C. Shields, dentist, of Uaker City,
is in town, and will remain about a week.
Those desiring work will call on him at the
Tho latest news front Judge L. I!, lson Is
to the effect that ho is steadily improving
and his physicians are hopeful of a per
Through the death of Junius 15. Stevens,
of East Portland, the other day, Frank
Dick, of La Grande, falls heir to property
amounting to 11(5,000.
The U. H.itL. Co. have just had a neat
and attractive seal made, with which to
embellish and give importance to their
The public school will close on the 10 inst.
Seven pupils will graduate. Preparations
are being made for public closing exercises
which will take place at Wright's Hall.
Ladies do not fail to call at the millinery
store of Mrs. Kinehart to take a look at
those new shapes in bonnets and hats just
received from Fashion's headquarters.
Mr. Hunt is still in Chicago. His boy is
very sick, and ho will probably not bo here
for a week or two. This will give us long
er time to work on the subsidy, and it is
Mrs. Corbin, the most popoiar milliner
in Fnion county, can be found at Mrs. L.
15. IMnehart's millinery store where she
will trim hats and bonnets in elegant stylo
to suit the most fastidious.
Mrs. L. 15. Kinehart lias employed Miss
Minnie Bloom, of tho Cove, to sell milli
nery goods. Parties living in that vicinity
wishing to purchase tine hats or bonnets
will do well to call on Miss 15loom.
Quite a number came up from the Cove
recently, to see the nigger show and proba
bly wish they hadn't. If they will come
up next week when Lindsay and his com
pany appear here they will not regret doing
Reformed tramps and gamblers have
found a profitable business in tho lecture
Hold. They are becoming numerous along
the linos of railroad just now, and seem to
be the particular pets of the Women's Chris
tian Temperance Union.
The trial of F. F. I5aker, for bigamy will
take place at Poise City this week. Several
witnesses were subpounaed Iroin this place
and took their departure the fore partof the
week. Among them were county clerk
Neill, George Beidloman, Mrs. T. II. Craw
ford and Mrs. Corbin.
Messrs, Haird & .lames have decided to
give another social dance to-morrow night
at Davis' hall. It is not necessary to sttitc
that it will be an enjoyable affair, as thesu
gontlemcn are too well known as to their
ability to manage an affair of this kind.
Every body invited. Tickets $1.00.
A story and-a-half frame building
in the Arlngton block, Uaker City was
totally destroyed by lire, last Thursday
evening. A disastrous conflagration was
narrowly escaped. Tho lire was the work
of an incendiary. Win. Roboson was ar
rested and charged with the crime.
The Texas Siftings ranks first among Ain
iiiurican humorous papers. It and Tin:
Scorr will bo furnished one year for 2,7,5,
or nuy of our .subscribers who are not be
hind on their subscription, can have (lie
Siftings for$l,25. The regular subscription
price of tho Siftings is 1,00 per year.
The professional card of Col. .lames C.
Dow attorney at law, of Cornucopia, ap
pears elsewhere in this paper. Ho will at
tend promptly to hind business beforo tho
17. S. ollleos. He will also buy and sell
mining claims on commission oml furnish
any information concerning mining prop
erties desired. The Col. has had many
years experience in this line of business
and will be found thoroughly reliable.
Some of the Lu Grander ask tho reason
of our strictures on their town, as if they
did not know. Wo are trying to conduct
TmkScoi.t in the interests of the whole
county, but Futon is our home, and when
the La Granders tread on Union' tail they
tread on our tail, also. Union's tail has
been trod on. That is the whlchness of the
wheiefor and tho reason we protest. As
we Mid before, to all Intent and purposes,
it is our own individual nurrativu that they
are tuuiikeyiiiK with.
Plows! Plow! PIowhM Latest Improve
menu ami low-eat living prices. Simplest
ami miwi convenient method of udjiiitlng
beam and line of draft, making plow run
lighter and do better work. 1 1 a uuvor
been equaled and cannot lie excelled. The
1 -ghtt - ; draft nulky plow in the world is the
I r ani Wheel Land Side Sulky Plow,
and lb' re is no plow made that will do let
ter work. Then- pious all manufactured
i. I -' i j ; ! I'l i Co.. and are sold
Hn -. Iin I Went Co. oi their
has ever boon sold for '
A Vast Quartz Deposit Found
A RUSH TO LOCATE CLAIMS.
Rich Assays, a Visible l.ctlgc and Hnthu
Tni.o(.sKT, April 1, 18S0.
Last week while on a hunting and pros
pecting trip down the hills skirting Powder
river, on the eastern side, about three miles
south of this place, Mr. Win. Ashby, who
resides on the Starks ranchc where the
road tirst strikes Powder River valley after
i passing the Telocaset divide, found what
I proved later to be one of the richest quartz
deposits that has been discovered in this
vicinity for many years.
The ledge is traceable for two or three
miles, cropping out here and there along
the ridges of the Powder river divide. It is
located in the richest parts, about three
miles from Telocaset, on the south bank of
Powder river, in easy access to this station.
' The quartz, is of a reddish brown color,
porous composition, and specks of free
gold are visible on tho outside of nearly ev
ery niece one can pick up. The ledge,
where visible, is from four to seven fect
wide, and holds its width splendidly as the
shaft being sunk goes down.
For miles on all sides of this place stray
pieces of good, genuine, first-class quartz
have been discovered from time to time for
several years, but this last strike has loca
ted beyond any reasonable doubt, what is
the ledge, and one of the best kind of ledges
yet found in Eastern Oregon. It is a burnt
rock, and as some prehistoric volcanic ac
tion down in the bowels of mother eartli
has reduced the gold to a molten state,
and it lias doubtless all been run or moul
ded down, as the natural result of a molten
metal. Consequently the farther down the
ledge goes the richer it gets.
From the present outlook this new find
will develop into something not equaled
since the discovery of the Sacramento find
in 181!) It has been a known faet thatgolcl
was to be found down on the banks and
sand bars of Powder river. Some two or
three men made, from 5.00 to ?L00pcr day
with only a pick, shovel and pan. It was
free, scale gold, and this ledge proves that
here in the barren hills of Eastern Oregon
lies yet what may be an '80, and not u '49.
Mr. Ashbv took some of the medium val
uable pieces of rock to the iissaycr at Baker
City, which assayed from I42.T5 to 223.60
per ton. As yet six men have located valu
able ledges on the scene and could not be
bought off now for a good sized fortnno.
Mr. Ashby is an experienced miner and un
derstands thoroughly the workings and ap
pearance of the mine. Ho has faitli in it.
Mr. C. F. Hinckley, a man of many years'
experience, lias located a claim and is go
ing to work at once.
An Omaha man offers to take the ore
and reduce the gold from it for the sulphur
ed of iron the rock contains. It looks flat
tering now, and perhaps the insignificant
city of the summit may bloom out yet in
the richness and wealth of a now found
Eldorado. H. W. HikkmaN.
Witr.itKAS, It has pleased Almighty God
to remove from among us, by death, Mrs.
J.W. Minnick, wife of our beloved Broth
er, John W, Minnick, and
AVur.KCAH, Uy this. sad bereavement which
our Urother sustains, wo are reminded of
the uncertainty of life, and that although
in tho prime, yet we are within the care
and subject to the call of Him whose eye is
ever upon us. Therefore bo it
JtJstilvtil, That Union Lodge No. 39, 1. O.
O. F. extend to our Urother our deepest
sympathy and condolence In this his great
Hcsolwt, That this offering lie spread up
on tho records of the lodge, and a copy lie
given to Urother Minnick, and a copy fur
nished to each of tho city ncwspaperH for
A. E. Eaton, )
John It. Chitics, Committee.
,1. It. Thomson, J
Mr. II. M. hughes, of Untse City, sent in
and subscribed for TiikScout this week.
I A. Hell, tho nainter. Is now in La
vi - I i '
Grande and will remain there sovcral.wcckn
TUo name of the postolllccat Dully, Mal
heur county, has been changed to West
Mr. W. W. Gardner, of North Powder,
subscribed for TiikScout and Texas Sitt
ings tills week.
Tho Baker Democrat says: "Gum War
ren, a stockman of Union county, is at
Haines buying yearling cattle and has thus
far received 250 head, paying therefor from
$10 10 $12 per head. It is said he is buying
for an eastern firm who want at least 1000
Mrs. Kinehart returned from Portland,
last Wednesday, where she has been to
purchase n fine line of millinery and fancy
goods, in tho latest novelties, to add to her
already largo utoek of goods which she will
sell cheap for cash. Call and examine goods
und prices before purchasing elsewhere.
The Oregon and Washington territory
engineers returned to Walla Walla Batwr
day. They claim to have found a practical
routo to the Grande Hound via Milton
and Linktou mountains. A fully equipped
party left on Thursday to continue- work.
ai, 18M. toth wife ofSeiglo
DOLUV. Vt Medical Springs, March 31,
lhfiU, the infant child of Mr. and Mrs.
in this county. My
The Scout's Weekly Inxpcctlon nml lip. J
port of Friend ir Duty,
Dr. Woods, of Cornucopia, is in thecity .
Hon. Dunham Wright was in town,
I. A. Russell, of the Cove, called on lis.
Mr. O. Kirkpatrick, of Island city, was
Mr. and Mrs. Kobt. Lloyd arc visiting
J. A. Denney and wife, of Pine valley.
arc in the citv.
S. F. Newhard, of the Hot Lake, was in
John McCall, of Island city was in l'n
Mr. J. J. Tully, of the Cove, called on us
a few days ago.
Mr. Dan Lucas, of l.add canyon, was in
James Claybttrn, of La Grande, was in
Union this week.
Jos. Yowcll was, in town, Tuesday. He
is not very well.
Prof. Smith, of the Cove, was on our
A. T. Mrrwin and family, of Lower Pow
der, are in the eity.
W. J. Barron took his departure for
Mr. D. B. Kccsc arrived in our town, yes
terday, from Centralia.
Mrs. II. L Deacon has been quite sick
for several days past.
Mr. Ed. Mulhollun, of Ladd canyon,
visited Union recently.
II. H. French, of the Cove, called on us
the fore part of the week.
Attorney J. M. Carroll visited Baker City
a few days ago, on business,
Mr. Swaekhamcr the old gentleman
has been quite shk this week.
Mr. J.J. ruriicr, of Uig creek, made this
ofilce a pleasant call, yesterday.
Geo. I'orpc, of Medical Springs, gave our
office a pleasant visit, Wednesday.
Hon. U. E. Taylor, of Indian valley.
made us a pleasant visit, Monday.
George Owen, editor of the La Grande
Journal, visited Union this week.
Simon McKiuzie, of Snmmervillc, came
up, Monday, on railroad business.
Miss Minnie Bishop commenced a term
of school at Ladd canyon last week.
Mr. James Gilkinson, of North Powder,
called on us tho fore partof the week.
Mrs. Ted Smith, of the Sandridge, was
visiting friends in this city, this week.
Hon. H. J. Gecr, of tho Cove, made us a
pleasent and substantial visit, Saturday
Dr. Barnes, of Enterprise, has moved to
Elgin und will locate permanently there.
Henry Myers, of Summeville, called on
ns Saturday, and subscribed for TiiuScout.
J. M. Berry and wife, of Island City, were
visiting friends in tills city a few days ago.
Mr. John Simonis, of North Powder,
made us a substantial vsit a few days ago
Mr. Win. Rinchart, Mr. It. McKinzio and
Mr. Tall Glen, were up from Sumnicrvillc,
J. C. Christiansen, of Indian valley, who
is here serving as a juryman, called on us
Mr. V. S. Davincr, J. T. Woodell ami
Win. German, of Suininerville, called on
George Probasco, of Sumptcr, Uaker
county, sent in and subscribed for Tin:
Scout this week.
Messrs. Cunningham nnd Pidlaghcr, of
Cornucopia, sent ill and subscribed lor Tin:
Scout this week.
The annual session of the Eastern Ore
gon Presbytery will commence at Summer
villc this evening.
Miss Mathieu, of La Grande, the expert
dressmaker, was in tho city this week, the
guest of Jlr. and Mrs. Tarter.
James M. Mitchell, of Joseph, Wallowa
county, came out the fore jturt of tho week.
We acknowledge a pleasant call.
Mr. Israel Thonius, of the Cove, sent us
a lubscription, this week, for Thk Scout,
to be addressed to Joel Thomas, Kenton,
Mr. John Keufern arrived in this city hist
Saturday from Anaconda, on ids way to
Cornucopia where he Is interested in somo
W. W. Klrby, Geo. Biibcock, John Few-
ril und Mr. Hartley, .solid ranchers of Ea
gle valley, made this office a pleasant visit
George Neville, of Summervillc, was in
the city the fore part of the week. While
here tho old gentlemen culled on us and
subscribed for Tiik Scout.
Mr. Kobt. Kces called on us a few days
ago, und subscribed for TheKcout. Hn is
now in Wallowa county, and will probably
remain there for some time.
Miss Millie Welch, of this city, has been
engaged to tench a three month's term of
school at Telocaset. She will enter upon
her labor next Monday.
The Woinun's Missionary Society of tho
Presbytery of Eastern Oregon will meet at
Kumniervillo Friday morning, April 5th.,
at 0 o'clock, alto at 2 o'clock in the after
noon. At 7 o'clock the meeting will be
addrcMcW by Mr. Glum and others.
John Eaton was over from Island, Tues
day. He says ttio permanent survey for
the branch road to tlut place is completed,
and the work will probably bo commenced
In a few days. The road will not bo ex
tended further thnnjtlmt plucu for suvural
I. J. Johnson, of Enterprise, visited Un
ion a few duys ago. He caino to see his
sou, Wm, Johnson, who was thrown from
a horn several years ago and had his leg
injured. The limb has been growing worso
ever since and it Is thought it will have to
motto is 'Quick sales
Just Uoci'ivril, Direct from tln Knst, a Largo Invoice of LADIKS' and
MISSES' CALFSKIN SIIOKS, the IU'M Kvor brought to this Market.
Also a Fine Assortment, of
GENT'S -:- FURNISHING -:- GOODS.
3Iy Prices will suit the times. Drop in and see me.
C. V1XCKNT, Main Street, Union, Or.
B. M. LOMBARD, -:- LA GRANDE, OGN
- - - -EQ - - -
Low Rates, Mo Com mission,
iPFTho&o who consult their own interests will call on mo before borrowing.
OFFICK OYER SOMMKIl & JILUM'S STOKE.
E l IE! and D WL
(OPPOSITE CENTENNIAL HOTEL.)
J. S, ELLIOTT
Everything First Class. Terms Very Reasonable.
liuss to and l'tom the Depot Making; Connection with all Trains
5ee5s"" Q CLOSE 0 y ""3B8aK3iat
I will soil my mammoth stock of
TiBtor yli -!- Laws1 Hisses1 d
ylllWii II Ilk Mi JiiOlii
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E. J. COUPER,
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fill I 'W'lW
Just opened in llm biiek building
Street. Union, a full und complete assortment of
MILLINERY 11 FM SIS,
Which arc Now Open For
I'JtlOEH ON GOODS SUUI'KISINULY LOW.
In addition to tho abovo. u complete lino of Ladies' (outs' ami Cliildrcna'
SIiouh aro in stock, and will bo sold at
A Share oi" tho Public
and small profits."
U&a ill XaSC "2
EVERY -:- STYLE,
s sf kl
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- Union, Oregon.
adjoining Jaycox & Foiiter'n store, Mniu
liiHpoctiou hy tho Imriiogt
E. B. HILL.-lsJJl
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