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The Oregon Scout.
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J. A. Kakin,
J EAKIN , Ss BROTHER ,
Attorneys at Law,
3TProinit Attention Paid to Collect.ons.
JOHN It. OJUTES,
Attorney at Lav.
Colli cfliif? and probate practice special
ties. Ollice, two doors south of post-oillce,
N. CROMWELL, M. D.,
Physician ami Surgeon.
Oflice. one door outli of J. 15. Eaton's
store, Union, Oregon.
r II. DAY, III. D.,
ALL CALLS 1'ltOMPTI.Y ATTENDED TO.
Ollice adjoining Jones Iiro's store. Can
he found nights at residence in South
J. W. Siieltox. J. M. Cakkoll.
gHELTON & CAllltOLL.
Attorneys at Law.
Ollice : Two doors south of post-ollicc, Un
Special attention given all business en
trusted to us.
Attorney at Law,
Ofliee, one door south of Centennial ho
tel. L. lUNKOIiTII, M. D.,
Physician ana Surgeon
North Powder ,' Oregon.
i i a r. a s k s o r w o si r. x a s p k r i a l t y.
Calls attended to at all hours.
A. L. SAYLOlt, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon,
North Powder, Oregon.
Has permanently located and will attend
all professional calls day or night.
Oflice: Drug store building: residence,
one door west of Hodgers' hotel.
And Deputy U. S. Mineral Survoyor,
Nortli Powder, Oregon.
Conveyancer and Abstracter.
Abstracts to Ileal and Mining property
furnished on short notice, at reasonable
Sales of Heal and Mining property nego
tiated. Collection business promptly at
Ollice next door south of Post-ollice. Un
JAMES C DOW,
Attorney at Law,
Land Business Promptly Atten
ded to More the U.S. Offices.
tSTMlning claims bought and t.old on
commii-vion. Mines examined and repor
J W. STRANGE,
Lu Grando, Orogon.
Will visit Union regularly on tlio
first Monday oj oach month.
ALL WORK WARRANTED
BtGuns, Ammunition, Field Glasses, Fishing Tackle, etc., at
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Written for TitE Seorr.l
Sometimes when we're sitting, thinking,
Counting o'er the days gone by,
Turning bock the leaves of memory,
Scanning each with patient eye,
There wc tind some failed picture;
Lonar it may have lln asleep.
In tl'ie old-time haunt of childhood,
Where the leaves are scattered deep.
It may be Httle token,
Or a lock of baby hair,
Or an old and faded likeness.
Of her we once deemed fair.
Yes it mny be one old letter,
Crumpled with the wear of years.
Or a day or two of sorrow,
Dotted here and there with tears.
And perhaps who know? a white hand
May be pointing, from the leaver,
At the love that we have plighted
At the ungnthered harvest sheaves.
We may shudder to see the roes,
That were once so fresh and sweet,
And the garlands of life's blossom,
Trampled down bneath our foot.
Wandering down the dusty chamber-,
Strewn with broken bits of art,
Would yon start in terror, reader,
Miottld you llnd a shuttered heart?
Or, there, in that haunted hulluay,
Walking hand in hand with spring,
Should you see a life of sorrow,
Would you blush at such a thing?
"Willi (iullie 111 AbiitKllliHH-- '1 In
31 ill Otlior Not ex. '
The mill company has received its
I will give you a short sketch of the
Park when the weather gets cooler.
Grain is growing fast with prospect
for lino crops. Everybody happyr
Grandpa Smith is in high spirits".'
lie thinks lie can get so he can hear
again by the help of ear drums.
Two bears appeared near the saw
mill ti few days ago. W. South went
in pursuit hut could not overtake
The sawmill is running at its fullest
capacity and making a good quality of
lumber. Dick Duncan has the con
tract of logging for tho mill.
The Fark boys went down to Rig
creek last Sunday and played ball.
They havo got their blood lit) and no
tolling what they wont heat.
E. South killed a largo brown bear
last Sunday, llo stepped high you
may bo assured. Like the man that
killed one doer, he sal down and said
to his pardner: "I havo thinned them
Oh ! where will I get a girl to spoon
sinco that other fellow laid me low.
V. I get letters from my girl, but I
do not know whether to send for her or
not. M. I will go to Sanger on tiio
Fourth if Dad does not intorfero with
my plans. J. I wish thero was some
preaching ovory Sunday so that wo
would havo some place to go. A.
-,'otc- liy n StuiliMit Is Attendance at the
St ii to University.
May 31, 18S9.
W. T. Slater is visiting in Eugene.
The telephone company is wiring
Sells t Barrett's circus is to show in
this place on .luno 17.
Eugene is making elaborate prepara
tions for celebrating tho fourth.
Decoration day was celebrated in
grand style in Eugene.
Another building and loan associa
tion is being organize! hero.
A company has asked a bonus of
$5000 to aid in eroding a starch fac
tory. Col. C. F. Copoland will dolivor a
borios of lectures hero commencing on
tho lBth of Juno.
The city has just completed a low
er, Oil feet high, in which a largo fii;o
boll has beon placed.
L. J. Davis, of Union, will, on tho 20
of June, gradtiato' .with tho highest
honors from tho university of Orogon.
Henry Villard is expected to deliver
an address at tho university of Orogon
during tho approaching commence
Hon. G. S. Washburn, who hag boon
lying vory low nt tho homo of his par
ent near Junction City, is at this
writing retried dying.
The university of Oregon will hold
tho commencement for tho present
school year from the 10 to and includ
ing tho 20 of Juno. O. M. Irwin, of
Union will deliver the addreas before
UNION. OREGON, THURSDAY, JUNE (,
A Custom Mill Greatly Needed
in the District.
ESTIMATE OF THE ORE OUTPUT.
Interesting Notes Concerning 5 lines and
CoRNrcoPTA, June f, 1SS9.
Editor Orkgo.v Scout:
One of the great requirements of this
district is a custom mill. T believe
that t-ho ore supply now in sight, of the
Cornucopia mines, is amply sullicient
to keep 40 stamps running from one
end of the year to another, and no one
can look over the number of ledges,
and the hundreds of tons now on tho
various dumps, without coming to the
1 name a few of the mines from
which ti custom mill can be supplied,
and append a fair estimate of the quan
tity from each : Simmons' group, in
value, $2,000,000; Last Chance, 20
tons per day; Slate, 20 tons; Holies &
Senor group, 20 tons; Stein group, an
indefinite amount. Tho following, as
with the above, tiro each captilile of
supplying from ten to twenty tons per
day, viz: Queen of theVesf7May
Queen, Poormau, Bilior3lLmTBc(l
Hoy and 3IountainJ3hief,7mtl Alien it
Cox locations. There are a largo num
ber of claims besides thoso which are
idle and non-producing, simply because
there is no mill to work the ore.
t niertt-kn he Simmons as having
omoftfirj value of 2,000,000 because
that is the estimate I havo heard made,
and no estimate of tho daily product
in tons. That will depend entirely
upon tho force employed. I havo
hardly commenced the list and might
fill up a column with tho names of lo
cations that would contribute to the
supply of sufficient ore for tho contin--nous
running of a custom mill. I will
close after giving you a scattering
statement of tho week's happenings
The Stein group seems to present
the greatest activity. Fred Stein was
down yesterday and says he has been
hard at work correcting some errors in
last year's work. In tho tunnel, run
last year, it struck the ledge obliquely,
now it is turned to meet it at right an
gles. Two ledges were encountered in
this tunnel the first one was sixteen
inches, tho second ouo three feet. Tho
oro is sulphurot, but carries n good
percentage of free gold.
Sir. Simmons is at work on outside
claims and will soon sink on somo of
his shafts on the group propor.
Charley Hamlin is at work on tho
Blue Hell on the Simmons mountain.
Tho Hell appears to bo tin extension of
tho Simmons group.
Several new trails tiro being cut into
tho mountains, and tho old ones which
were somewhat damaged by tho last
winter's snows and rains, aro boing re
paired. Mr. Stevonson, from Portland, caino
in last week and is preparing for tho
the summer's work. Ho says ho has
ovory assurance that thoro will bo an
influx of capital in a fow days from
tho direction of webfoot.
In speaking of tho quantity of oro
that can bo supplied from tho mines
mentioned, I do not make any refer
ence to tho capacity of tho mines, but
moroly to tho supply on hand, without
any dead work just what may picked
and shovelled, without tunnoling for
drifts, chutes or deposits. I leave out
tho Jacket, for I know but little about
it, and do not regard a mine that lias
as much labor and drift shaft and tun
nol as tho Jacket has, as any longor a
prospect it has become a mine.
A .Sound I.ennl Opinion.
K. HnlnbridgeMuuday Hsq.. County Atty
Clsy Co., Tex., hays: "Have used Kleotrlo
Hitters with most happy results. Jly broth
er Uo wan very low with Malurial Fever
and Jaunriiue, butwa cured by timely una
at tills medicine. Am autigllttd Hlcetrie
Hitters Kfivnd bis life.''
Mr.I. I. Wlleoxson, Horse Cave, Ky.,
add a like testimony, saying: Ho positive
ly belier ho would have died, hud it not
been for JClectric IiltUm.
This great remedy will ward on", ns well
ds cure all Malarial IHsetuoa, and tor all
Kidney, Uver and Wtoinsch Disorders,
laud unwiuaWd. 1'floe Wo. and f 1, at
Urown - dni store, Union, Or.
Xr of tln "Wools n Xototl !y Our
June .1, 1SS!).
Dr. Lon Cleaver, Hakor's popular
difctist, is in town for a few days on
Wnicss. "" ,
"Hitting the pipe" will lay you out
sure, young man. "Don't you go
Tommy, don't go."
Excavation is being made in tho
rear of tho now stone building for tho
erection of a fire-proof cellar.
Peter King has taken a timber claim
in the Hluo mountains, near Wolf
-creek, and will move thereon soon.
Mr. Hunsaker has sold out, and, in
company with 1. H. Miller, will leave
for Southern Oregon in a fow days.
The new engine for tho Anthony
Mill and Flume Company is of sixty
horse power capacity instead of thirty.
Mr. Joe Parker is now mixologist at
the Occidental, and he is said to bo
no "blacksmith" at the business either.
Johnny Younts sustained a painful
injury a few days since by his horse
falling with him while crossing a ditch.
.Miss Annie Kichardson attended
.the meetings of the Teachers' Insti
tute held in Baker City during last
Mr. Clarenco Wilson is tho architect
of a handsome cabinet in possession
of Dave Hcvcridgc. iilcill is a marked
i eat ure. .
Judge Dolan has removed his
otlice to his residonco opposite the
Kodgers hotel whero Jbej:an bo found
Mrs. Lillian Starbird accompanied
her husband to Ililgard on Friday.
She will remain a couplo of weeks ere
Mr. Frank Dolan has returned to
Baker and will probably accept a po
sition again in the employ of tho Ex
Mr. II. H. Spencer, accompanied
by his wife and family, has roturned.
Mr. Spencer will superintend tho
erection of tho now mill.
Henry and James Pearson came
ovor from Lexington, Morrow county,
ki,t week. They will make their
homo in this section of tho country.
Jas. York returned from Woiser,
Idaho, on Saturday. Ho has been
prospecting that portion of tho coun
try with a view of purchasing a .farm
and finding a slock ran go for his
Invitations aro out to tho regular
profession to attend a mooting of tho
State Medical Society to bo held in
Portland on the 11th, 12th and l.'lth
of this month. A diploma from a
medical college is necessary to gain a
membership in tho tocioty.
Parties wishing tho services of Dr.
Saylor will please call at his office at
ro4denco next door to Hodgors' hotel
and thereby necessitate a violation of
the ninth commandment on' part of a
fow worthios who devote most of their
valuablo timo in misstating facts.
Mr. Frank Dolan has recently dis
posed of his lease of tho North Pow
der hotel to Mr. White, of Baker, and
Mr. Sharred.of this place, who will
continue tho business as heretofore.
Mr Dolan has given goneral satisfac
tion and friends hero regret his deter
mination to retire Tho now firm step
into a good business ami all wish
them success in tho undertaking.
A nearly fatal caso of poisoning
happened to a three year old child of
Thos. Sponco, residing at Bulger Flat,
on Monday, by swallowing a consider
able quantity of carbolic acid. Dr.
Saylor was hastily summoned and ad
ministered antidotes. All symptoms
of poisoning vanished in a short timo,
yet acute in flamation of tho stomach
is fctircd and a fatal termination may
yot follow. It is plainly evident, in
order to avoid accidents of this naturo,
that pokouous drugs should bo so
labeled and kept out of tho reach of
children, and parents thomsolvos are
safor by such action in tho end,
llil(:I;Ien'H Anileil NhIvo.
Tin: IliiBT S.w.vr. Iii the world for Cuts,
llrttlHiw, bores, Ulcers, Suit ltlieuii), Fever
Sores, Tetter, Chapped IIuiiiIh, Chilblains,
Corns, and all Skin Kctiptlong, und pobl
alvaly euros Piles, or no pay required. It
Is guaranteed to give perfect Mutisfaetlon,
or money refunded. Price 2T cents per
box. ForuIoat llrown'n drug tore.
Greatly Eeducecl Pri
Closing- Kxercises of the As
THE AMES VS. MINNICK TRIAL.
The Social Kvcnts of the Week Pcrson.il
Mention Other Notes.
Juno 5, 1SS9.
Hilary Mitchell is busily engaged
building a spacious granary near his
Mr. Turner Oliver andMiss llces, of
Union, attoiulcd th?lcloing exercises
at Asernsion halH'SSSiJify" night.
Horn. To the wife et'Mr. John
Wagner, May !Ust, a son? "Jit is-said
the father feels liko a scticrol-WSTligain
and is in groat good humor over tho
happy event. .C
Mr. Eugene Conklin and Miss -Nellie
Stevens attended tho teachers' exami
nation at La Grand! last week. They
were tho only applicants present ob
taing first grade certificates.
Mrs. Smith and daughter,. Miss An
nie, mother anil sistor of Prof. Wm.
Smith, the Blackstonian expounder,
started for their homo in Minnesota,
Wednesday. They will travel by way
of tho Canadian Pacific route.
Eugene Holmes went to Portland,
Wc-thifsday. Ho will snentl several
nvedes in traveling through tho Sound
law-nountVy an,i will return to Covo unless
ho concludes to start a boom town in
a growing part of Washington.
Davo Lane, tho popular driver be
tween Covo and Union, has gono to
Montana with tho avowed purposo of
striking a gold initio or other, profita
ble bonanza. Davo is a favorite and
no ono will do worso than congratu
late him when he returns with his
pockets lined with tho "liltfiy lucre."
In tho casj of G. W. Ames vs. John
Minnick, trespass, coming before Jus
tice Sanborn last Saturday, decision
was postponed till Monday, when it
was decided tho defendant was not
guilty, costs being taxed to plaintiff.
Tho verdict gave satisfaction to Covo
people at least. Messrs. Shelton and
Smith had charge of tho caso in he
half of defendant and Messrs Crites
and Crawford looked after Mr. Ames'
Closing exercises wore held at As
cension hall Monday evening, a num
bor of patrons and friends of tho
school being present. Tho program
was a very interesting ono and well
carried out. Tho music scholars, un
der the training of Miss Morrison, took
an aclivo part and showed remarkable
advancement. Following is an outlino
of the evening's exorcises: Chorus,
"Tho Morn unbars tho Gates of Light,"
school; duet, "Night Blooming Ccro
us," Misses G. anil B. Powell; recita
tion, "Queries," Miss Ilelon Powell;
instrumental solo, "Germans' Triumph
al March," Miss D. Solder; duet, "Quo
Vivo Galop," Misses C, Crockett and
A. McDonald; recitation, "Hattlo of
Ivsy," Miss S. Eckcrsly; instrumental
solo, "Chant Du Bivouac'" Miss G.
Powell ; essay, "Tho voyago of a rain
drop," Miss A. McDonold; duct, "Poet
and Peasant," Misses V. Turnor and
A. Smith; essay, "Footprints," Miss
S. Kckcrsly; instrumental solo, "Blue
Bells of Scotland," Miss V. Turner;
recitation, "Tho American Forest Girl,"
Miss I). Foster; chorus, "My Heart's
in tho Highlands," school. Brief ad
.drosses wore made by tho Rev. 11. Wie
tar Morris, of Portland, and Kev. Wm.
Powell in place of tho closing addresH
to havo been made by llov. J. N. T.
Goss, of Baker Cit$ who was necessa
rily absent on account of a dolaycd
train. In his remarks Mr. Powell said
that no pains would be spared to make
tho school a success in every way1 and
meriting liberal patronage Thero
should lie a largo attendance at tho
opening this fall.
You cannot nflbrd to waste timo in ex
porlinoutlnf,' when your lung aro In danger.
Consumption itlwnyn teems, at find, only a
cold. Do not permit any dealer to Impone
upon you with some cheap Imitation of Dr.
King's Now DItcovcry for Consumption,
Couglnt und CoIiIh, but bo suro you get tho
genuine. Jleciuieo lie can iiinko more pro
lit he may tell you ho lias nomethlug just as
good, or just tho taint). Don't bo deceived,
but ItmUt upon getting Dr. King's New
Discovery, which Is guaranteed to give re
lief in all Throat, buni; and Client flec
tion. Triul booties free at Ilroivn's drug
store. Largo bottles fl.
ccs at A. N. Gardner
IIuiiiii'k ltctilnr nudgef. of liitereitlnir
Tho wood war has been settled by a
flag of truce, Mr. .Carroll selling out to
tho Conarty brothers.
Andi Wilkinson and Lou Lamcre
will start on tho 4th prox. for tho Yu
kon gold diggings. Good results may
Miss Dora Scldcr, of tho Covo, has
secured several pupils in this vicinity
to tako music lessons. Sho seems to
bo well qualified to teach.
John McClurg was on a tramp
through our.va.lle.y on Sunday.
Girls born in Juno will bo impetu
ous and, will marry early and bo friv
olous. 51s. T. J.. Tojly .makes his annual
pilg.rimago from the Cove every seven
days, llo leads a horse without a sad
dle Ye pencil pusher went fishing Tues
day. Tlio finny tribe, with tho excep
tion of ono old sucker, fought shy of ,
our inquisitive barb, but tho other ang
lers wero moro fortunate jipd liberally
divided. There are still a fow fish left
in Little creek.
Thero is no substitute fqr. thorough
going, ardent and sincere earnestness,
dt is convincing even if it lack method.
It is productive though part of -its en
ergy bo lost. A noblo tcacl'ier of ours
would..often say to usjof his Class
"Look out for seed. fimughts fasten
on to what to you scorns truly, bcauti-
'Tul, or noblo or wiso, and around" these
germs, theso priceless sentiments,
wcavo thy life's best thoughts, and tho
fabric will bo beautiful and useful."
Tho Eaglo cornet band will probably
furnish music for tho Fourth of July
celebration at Pine.
Our sheep men aro busy shearing
their flocks, and will no doubt got a
fair prico for their wool.
Lester Holcomb returned from Ohio
a short timo ago, whore he disposed of
a car load of horses at fair prices.
D. F. Kirby, of Washington territo
ry, is visiting W. W. Kirby, his undo,'
of Eaglo valley. Ho says that Eaglo
is tho garden spot of tho west.
Eaglo will celebrate tho Fourth of
July with Pino valley unless Pino di
vides up into a half dozen picnic par
ties. If thoy do wo will go fishing.
Frank Leo, superintendent of tho
Powder river road, is getting along
finely with tho work. Ho is making
a good road and our citizens aro much,
Tho blacksmith at Now Bridgo has
Hold a half interest in his shop to Mr.
Hanlon of Pino valloy. Hanlon will
build n dwelling house, at once, at
Hay cutting is tho issue now, and,
will bo till cold weather next fall. Afc
least 25 hands aro wanted in the hay
fields now. Wages $1.50 a day'.' The
hay crop is better than over.
Stockmen can do better to come to
Eaglo valley to buy thoir,liay, this sea
Bon, than anywhere elso, for there i&
lots of hay at low prices, and a good
warm valloy to food in during tho
winter and a good pasturo in tho fall.
I understand that John Thompson's
quartz mino at Sparta is very rich in
both gold and silver. Mr. Lumas, ef
Colorado, is working theso' mines.
Sovoral men from tho cast aro pros
pecting around Sparta, Wo think
Sparta is likely to havo a boom."
Wm. Govor, superintendent of tho
Summit creek road, commenced work
to-day. He will no doubt make a good
road that will givo Eaglo valloy a
straight route to Cornucopia and also
tho timber under tho Granito moun
tains. Wo thank the Honorable Coun
ty Court of Union county for its liberal
donations to this part of tho county.
Our citizens aro better pleased now
than they have been before. Wo want
one more lift in tho way of a bridgo
across Eaglo creek at Swisher's ford.
A bridgo is needed thero very much
as it is a dangorous ford, and stock aro
drowned there very often.
One hundred pairs of ladles' and chil
dren's bhocs for eale at Mrs. Itlncburt's at
?1 per pair. Also a nice line of ladles' fin
French kid shoes. The very best quality.
& Co's Jewelry Store.