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UNION, OREGON, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 18S9.
An independent weekly journal, iMiort cv-c-y
Thursday mornhnr lv
JONES & C1IACEY.
Publishers nnd Proprietor.
A. K. Jom.s, i
, 15. Cll.VNCEY,
llATia OF StHSSCKIl'TIONi
One copy, one yenr
" Mx months
" - Tbree inonto-
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end of yenr, two dollars trill be chargtd.
Kates of advertising made known on an
plication. U3f Correspondence from all parts of the
Adre.-s all communications to the Oregon-
Scout, Luton uregon.
J. A. Kakin,
J E A KIN , & KKOTI 11SU ,
Attorneys at Law,
023-Prompt Attention Paid to Collect.ons.
JOHN 11. CJ1LTES,
Attorney at Law.
Collecting and probate practice special
ties. Ollice, two doors south of post-offlce,
J . W. Snr.i.Tox. J M Cabuoll.
(HELTON & CAKltOLL.
Attorneys at Law.
CMIlco : Two doors south of post-ofllce, Un
Special attention given all business en
trusted to us.
rji II. CKAWFOKD,
Attorney at Law,
Ollice, one door south of Centennial ho
J" AMES 0. DOW,
Attorney at Law,
Land Business Promptly Atten
ded to Before the U.S. Offices.
3T-Mining claims lwught and sold on
commission. Mines examined and repor
15. F. Wilson.
A. .1. Hackhtt,
-yyiLXON & 1IACKETT,
Attorneys at Law.
"oltcetions and all other business entrus
ted to as will receive prompt attention.
A complete abstract of the land of Union
county in our oillee.
Managers of the UNION HEAL ESTATE
'OFFICIO: UNION, Oil.
J N. UKOM.WKLL., M. D. ,
Physician su"i Surgeon.
Ollice. one door outh of J. 15. Eaton's
store, Union, Oregon.
ri II. DAY, M. D.,
Physician ami Surgeon.
ALL CALLS PKOMI'TLV ATTI3SHEI1 TO.
Ollice adjoining Jones Uro's store. Can
be fwiuul nights at residence in faouth-
L. i-AVI.Olt, M. D.,Ph.G.
.Physician & Surgeon,
Oraduato Itush Medical College, Chicago.
Ollice at Union Pharmacy. (Jails prompt
h. DANKOHTII, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon
North Powder, Oregon.
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Calls attended to at all hours.
Architect and Builder,
Dra' -. Plans and Designs for Dwellings,
and It, id--i furnished on application.
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luintrect, Union, Oregon,
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ainfcs and Oils,
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Keeps constantly on ham! a com
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A share ot tho public patronage so
MAIUON' COUNTY, OltEGOK.
Momentary and preparatory classes for
boys from (i to 12 years-.
Complete Commercial, Scientific
and Classical Courses
For larger boys and voting men. Thin insti
tution, only two years old, is already one of
tho largest, most popular nml beat patron
ized of the coast. The highest authorities
of tho itate reeommend it on account of its
hcalthv location, scientific advantages and
strict discipline. For catalogues with pros
pectus, terms, etc., write to
Director Mt. Anget College.
For Catalogues apply also to ThkScoct
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Directory Canvassers. We are led to men
tion this from the fact that certain parties
have been fraudulently ubing our publica
tions as specimens, and !y that means col
lecting moneys hi advance . Before fdgniug
anordr, see that it hus the name of K. L.
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our solicitors have strict orders not to take
payment for either advertisements or aub
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GEORGE BAIKD. Propr.
Shaving-, Hair-cutting and Sham
pooing, in the Latest style
of the Art,
Shop two Uoojs south of Centennial hotel.
OfVlJ ME A CALL.
LUMBEll for SALE
at tho High Valley
A?, kinds of lumber ennuntl.v on hand
or fumlxUed on nhort notice. 1'rices cheap
a the cheapest.
Patronage - Solicited.
WM. WILKINSON & H(iS.
Oct. lfi, 1SS0.
Levis Child ami family have moved
to Colfax, Wn where Lit 1ms been en
gatred t tram horses for a your. They
sold their place, formerly tho Doney
nursery, to E. T. Foster. Lu is n
good boy a ml his many friends hope
ho will find his now home congenial,
and profitable as well.
Horn. To tho wife of Jas. A. litis
.oll, Oct. Hth, a blooming young daugh
ter. All the participants convalescent,
although tho doctor has not yet dis
charged Jim from under his care.
Cove ha been well represented at J
tho Industrial imposition tins year
and all pronounce it immense with a
bit; I. They say a prominent lack of
hotel accommodations mars tho en
joyment of a great many. After lis
tening to the music of Liberati's fa
mous Italian band they all declare
that they never had the pleasure of
listening to music before.
Mrs. Kd Millard presented her smil- j
ing husband with a festive youth,
Monday. The youngster is a chip oil J
ol Uic olu mock ami will vote tne re
publican ticket straight.
A drummer coining to tho Cove,
Monday, remarked on tho splendid
drive from Union here, the road being
hard and smooth as paved streets.
The late grand jury certainly were in
error when they pronounced our roads
iinpasa&able, as any one will see who
has occasion to visit our pretty village.
Tho band serenaded Mrs. Habington
Saturday evening, it. being her sixty
fourth birthday. The kind lady, who
has always been a warm friend of the
band, invited the boys in and fur
nifhod some nice refreshments. The
disciples of brass were not slow in ac
cepting and were equally fait in put
ting awuy tho delicious cake, apples,
Mrs. L. lv. Holmes has gone to San
Francisco to be present at the gradua
ting exercises of her son Edward.
Mr. James TIendersohtt and Mrs.
Vine 1'nyue returned from Portland on
Tuesday.s stage. They wore highly
pleased with tho exhibition.
Jasper G. Stevens, clerk of Cove
school district, Xo. IS, is assessing tho
district this week. The tax levy is
light, only two mills, and as this is tho
first tax for four years all are giving in
liberal estimates of their worth.
On account of tho continued dry
ness, grazing on the hills is becoming
short and those conducting dairy
ranches will soon have to move their
eows to other pastures.
Mr. Win. Makin, one of tho solid
men of l'rairie creek, is in town look
ing after his interests horo.
Miss Cora Johnson, a prominent
young lady of Walla Walla, has en
tered Ascension school.
It h whispered that tho next state
and county tax lew will bo
thirty nulls. Baker county shall not
outdo us in anything, oven in this pro
verbial excessive tax rate.
Otho Eekersley, the bard of Lower
Cove, is seeing tho sights of Portland
and tho exposition. Coveites who
were unfortunate enough to have to
remain at homo are impatiently await
ing his return that they may listen to
a graphic account of the whole alliiir,
painted in glowing language.
Letters remaining in the Cove post -
office, uncalled for: Chas. Angove,
Ceo. Burley, (2) Mrs. Ella Bulte.ore,
(2) Emery Baltimore, Ed Bruner, Miss
Lou Bean, Miss Can-oil Crockett, Tim
E. Enloe, John Fluncry. Mrs. S. C.
Gray, A. Harney, (2) J. M. Wright.
Jasper G. Sti:vi:.vs, J'. M.
October 7, 1SS!).
Mr. S. F. Cusick and family visited
Union tho other day.
Hohool commenced on the 21th tilt,
with eleven pupils in attendance.
Mrs. Calista Dirth, Mr. and Mrs. K
A. Ahby and A. J. Hewitt returned
from Umatilla county a few day sago.
The recent rain fall horo measured
17-100 of an inch, as recorded by Win.
Cusick's rain gauge.
Improvements aro being made on
tho school houto in this district.
Mrs. W. H. Stafford has boon on tho
sick list for some time.
There is some talk of another tonn
of hchool on Clover creek this fall. I
gnat they don't want Jimmy creek to
got ahead of them.
Miss Laura Huirison tho sick list.
Win. (J. Cusiok startfld for the North
l'owdor lakes a few days ago.
Mattie M. Laugliliu is teaching
school in this district.
A number of our nitniods have been
hunting deer lately, but with little
auccens, although a number have been
reported aeon in tho mountains. a
Mr. C. Howitt talks of going to Wal
lowa county on a hunting oxpedition,
in a short time. Ho is o;oncrally sue
ceaaful. Several of the farmer of Clover
creek talk of finking artesian wella on
Huliacribe tor The Ohkook Keoi T.
An IntorltiiR I.i'ttt-r Vrom Onr It ocu
Washington. D. C, Oct. 4.
Kmtok Okkoon Scott:
The election of Mr. Blaine to the
presidency of the Thrw America'
Congress is warmly endorsed hy Presi
dent Harrison and the selection ap
pears to please tlto foreign visitors, for
if there is one man in the United
States with whose career they are fa-
miliar that man is James U. Blaine.
There was a can-fully laid plan to so-
cure the position for William Henry
I Trescott, of South Carolina, though
I why any clique should a.-k the selec-
tion of it man of whose existence the
j great niajoiity of his fellow country
i men are blissfully ignorant, is beyond
j conception. And yet this is always n.
! No sooner is a fatuous man named for
i an honor than all his enemies in his
j own party combine on tome new Mos
es. The new Mofos may have peace
fully slept out a particularly long life,
keeping the Hies oil' of himself in the
county courts, but still his selection if
insisted upon and his astonishing abil
itv sworn to by a thousand good liars.
Thus Mr. Trescott, of UaldKnob, S. C
was insisted upon as a candidate against
James 0. Blaine.
Hon. Henry O. Davis, who is one of
the United States representatives in
the congiess, says that he believes
some valuable work will bo accom
plished. Tho majority of tho visitors
express an earnest disposition to pro
mote better commerei.il relations with
the United States. Many say that a
large proportion of their trade that
now goes to IJurope should go to the
United States. A few of the delegates
on the other hand, while cordial and
friendly, are reticent as to the com
mercial opportunities. Mr. Davis adds
that ho is confident that United States
interests will be .substantially benefit
ted. All of tho United States dele
gates will not make the excursion to
the various industrial centers but it is
proposed to have at least four or live
of our representatives always with the
An awkward thing happened tm the
first day the heudquartursof tho Throe
America's Congress wat, oponed this
week in the pleasant, roomy old man
sion that has been turned over for
that purpofe. Mr. Uslce, of Califor
nia, and a member of others of our
delegates were on hand to receive the
guests, when it was discovered that
not one in tho party could speak
Spanish and only one or two could
speak French. The colored messen
ger was called into the conference and
it was ascertained that ho could apeak
a little deviled Spanish, so for a long
hour before Mr. Uomero, the Mexican
minister arrived, the colored messen
ger was the sole means of enmmunica-
i tion between the delegate.-.
Handsome, courtly Judge E-teo is
one of the loading spirits of tho con
gress, and, despite his amazing faculty
for saying the wrong thing at the
wrong time, ho is well likod by tho
visitors. The day of tho reception, ho
mudo one of his customary mistakes.
He alluded several times to a resem
blance he thought was most striking,
between Mr. Uomero, tho Mexican
minister, and Mr. I'archero, who used
In lw in fimifrrnwu frnm C:ili fi ilMiiil . 'fill
1 r0t,0mblanoo ho confidently assured
tho party was both physic-aland men
tal and extended to tho tricks of man
ner. Now, Mr. Romero has spout
nearly as much timo in the United
States as in Mexico, and he used to
know Mr. Tachero, toward whom he
bears much personal ill feeling. Mr.
rachoro was notations as one of tho
most incompetent and unimportant
men who ever sat in congress and his
election was a disgrace to tho the
election system in California. Mr.
Koinero know all this a great deal
better than forgetful Judge Esloe,
who if ho had limited himself to the
coniinonplaco anil indefinite compli
ments of tho day would have bettor
retained Mr. Houiero's regard.
Tho train which to-day loft the Sixth
St. station in this city is unique in tho
history of railroading. Tho excuiiou
is one of the most important that has
ever buon niudo. It will last forty-two
days, and every provision for tho
aniuf-ement and comfort of tho guests
has been provided. Tho menu, tho
service and tho baths aro of a ilrit
class character and this hotel on
wheels will rival the finest caravansary
in the land. Tho iniprcsMOn upon the
visitors cannot ho overestimated Thoy
will sc6 fertile fields, wide stretches of
tho finest grazing lands in the world,
smiling viilages and the most tremen
dous inauufactuiing centers that the
world lias ever known. Thoy will see
wealth and prosperity undor a fonn'of
government that many of them has
boon taught to distrust. Thoy will
learn the paramount commercial im
portance of this country. Such a par
ty, met together for mutual IjoiibIU in
peaceful congress, is a triumph of
modern civilization. J, H. C.
IIIi'Kiint N'civ Dliiint; C'llrs
will nin daily, commencing Aug. 2. ovor
the Qrayon Hallway & Navigation Co.. Ori'
gonriliort Line and I nlon 1'aeliic !!., Ic
twtxm Portland and Miaaouri ltlrm. the
cuhina and Mtrvtaa aru uneicelled.
FOREST DELL DOTLETS.
Tine Vallev, Oct
Weathei quite warm.
Chas. liana's child is quite ill with
Fred Danson, Jr., relumed recently
from a stay of about a year in Califor
nia. Fred says he'll never leave Tine
again unless he can '-take ma along."
Born. To the wife of Thad Leep,
Oct. Ild, a d itighter, weight 12 pounds.
I'retty near as big as dad.
A few evenings since one of our
worthy citizens met some youths quite
late in the evening near Mr. iNini
Painter's ranch. The same gentleman
passed the place early next morning
and observed that the upper wire of
Mr. P's. fence had been pried loose in
three dillerent places for fifty yards.
We wouldn't wonder some of our too
utterly smart youths were brought up
with a jerk yet.
Fire got into Mr. I. N. Pancake's
stubble last Saturday. Mr. P. and son
were both away from home. The
teacher, Mr. ICondal, ran with all speed
to where Thad Leep and J. A. Donney
were at work near by, who hurried "to
the place. Mr. Thaysen and Mr. Me
Nutt arrived later and all worked with
a will. Had they not done so Mr.
Pancake's hay and perhaps his house
Would have been destroyed. It was
fortunate that Mr. Denney had his
team with him, as there was nono on
the place, and by hitching to a plow
and running furrows bctweon the
burning stubble and the hay, the lire
was checked. It was at first thought
the fire came from Mr. Scott's place,
as he was burning some brush, but
unon inspection it was found to have
started some HOD yards distant, near
where some boys had been seen hunt
ing only a few minutes previous to tho
tire. These same boys have caused
much uneasiness to dillerent parties
this summer, by their hunting. In
such an extremely dry season thero is
great danger of lire getting out, and
it can do a vast amount of damage.
Wo understand these boys, or one of
them, shoots an old muzzle-loading
shot gun, using paper wads, so the
risk is apparent. Some parties who
have been cognizant of these facts and
the danger, have posted notices for
bidding hunting on their grounds. In
several instances the notices have not
only been disregarded but torn down
and desttoyed. We will stato for tho
benelit of these lads or any others who
may be ignorant of it, that thero is a
penalty attached to tearing down or
defacing notices. Perhaps it would bo
well to heed tho hint.
Died. Soptcinber 28th, of inflama
lion of tho bowels, Minnie, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Landruni, aged !) years.
Minnie was taken sick on Thursday
evening, and in spite of tho efforts of
friends and physician, died on Satur
day evening. Mr. Landruni had gone
out after goods. A messenger was
dispatched for him Saturday evening
about ") o'clock, and about 7, Minnie
passed away. Mr. Landruni was found
at about 2 o'clock Sunday morning
jcamped near Furman's, and starting
immediately, arrived homo about 10
o'clock that morning. Decomposition
having set in rapidly the funeral took
placo Sunday afternoon. Tho grief of
the parents on tho sudden death of a
child so bright, so lovely, can bo only
realized by those who have had tho
trial. Tho father, who had loft his
child so well and happy, seemed utter
ly unable to control his grief. Fivo
other children are left to mourn with
their parents the loss of their darling
"There is a reaper whoso mono is Death,
And with 1 1 Ih sieklo keen
Ho reaps the bearded grain at a breath,
And the llowers that grow between.
".Shall I have naught that Is fair," sayoth he,
Have imuclithiit the bearded grain,
Though the breath of these Mowers is swret
I will give them all back again."
Thoy shall all bloom in tho fluids of light,
Transplanted by my enro,
And saints upon their garments white
These sacred blossoms wear.
Oh not in cruelty, not in wrath
The reaper camo that day;
'Twas an aiigui visited tho green earth
And took the llowers awn v."
CAURIK It DOVJJ.
A Saftt invcxtmuiil.
Is one which Is guaranteed to bring you
satisfactory results, or in case of failure a
return of purchase price. On this safe plan
you oan buy from our advertised druggists
a bottle of Dr. King's New Discovery for
Consumption. It is guaranteed to bring
relief lu every case, when used for any af
fection of Throat, Lungs or Chest, such as
Consumption, In nutation of lings, bron
chitis, Asthma, YVhooplug)Cougli, Croup,
etc. It in pleasant and agreeable to taste,
perfectly safe, and can always bo depended
upon. Trial bottles free at It. It. Hrown'
dnie; store, Union, Oregon,
Tho attention of farmers and grain deal
ers is called to tho superior facilities uud
advantages olfered hy Frank lire's. Imple
ment Co. for tho purchase and hauling of
all kinds of grain at their largo warehouse
and elevator at ha Ornndu, Thoy will fur
nih farmers sacks for tho hauling of grain
free, and having unlimited facilities for
storing and making advances on wheat,
can oiler superior Inducements to thoso
who limy desire to hold their wheat for
belter prices, or they will pay tho highest
mark! price hi cash, H-l-tf
Everybody is busy doing assess
ment work on their claims.
Shaft houses are being built on the
Oro Dell and Gold Kidgo mines, which
means work all winter.
The Little Pittsburg stamp mill is
now ready to drop her stamps and as
soon as the new mill is completed, and
the water supply sullicient, a large
run will bo made.
The Sparta high school, under the
proficient management of Miss Stack
er, of Pine valley, is nicely conducted
and the pupils are loud in their praise
of their genial teacher.
John B. Irwin, one of the pioneers
of Eastern Oregon, has discovered one
of the richest free gold properties over
found in the state. The quantity is
large, and the best of judges say it is a
free milling composition of at least one
hundred dollars to the ton in gold.
Mrs. Nellie Fleming, a distinguished
landscape painter, whose home is now
in Little Bock, since her return from
Venice is visiting Dr. and Mrs. Lewis
at their villa on Mt. Scranton, and in
a few days this lady will paint views
of our picturesque mountain scenery.
Times in and about Sparta have not
been so lively for years, and from pres
ent indications another mill will bo
ready to drop her stamps before tho
li)th of December and at least two
htrgo concentrating plants will bo
erected next year. Within a radius of
three miles there are one hundred
quart, mines that will averago ten
dollars in gold to the ton and many of
them double that value. Hero cipital
will bo protected, as honest miners
have drove the wild cats out.
Tho East Eagle mines at Ft. McGco
aro now considered tho richest free
gold mines in tho state. Tho Mint,
owned by Cook & Johnson, has a two
foot pay streak that will run fifty dol
lars to tho ton in gold. Frauk Mc
Gee's Bradley mine has a fourteen
inch free gold streak and twenty inch
es of a carbonized sulphuret oro that
assays over one hundred dollars in
gold to the ton. Work will continuo
on sevoral of tho mines all winter aud
as early as the snows will admit a
wagon road will bo built by these en
terprising mine owners. 0. S. B.
October 11, 1889.
Heavy rains with some snow.
Tho mill is kept running night and
itiohard Col man is now head sawyer
at the mill.
Tho post-oHico store has received a
new stock of goods.
Everybody busy in camp. No idle
men at present.
Several of the Unionitcs aro now
working in Sanger, on the hoisting
Jas. Holconib, of Eaglo valley, was
delivering supplies to the camp last
Mr. 1 latum, tho wood contractor, is
busily engaged delivering wood at tho
Mr. Parker, of Big crcok has the coal
contract, and a big smoke may bo seen
at his camp.
Tho boys changed shifts at the mill
on tho first. J. Y. Bowman now han
dles tho throttlo from noon till mid
night, while E. P. Duncan runs tho
Tho saw mill is kept constantly
running in order to supply the camp,
with lumber. Mr. Ed Tumor has tho
logging contract, and drives tho bell
team of the road.
Mr. Curtis and family havo moved
to Baker City for tho winter, and for
tho purpoho of taking advantago of
school facilities there. Thoy havo
been long residents of Sanger, and.
leavo a vacancy.
October 11, 1889.
Davo and Moso said thoy "vas not
got any ducks," whilo out hunting tho
Undo Dave Johnson, of Union, has
a forco of men at work horo baling
hay for the Oregon Lumber Co.
Tho members of tho I. 0. 0. F. of
this placo aro making preparations for
a grand ball on the 25th inst. Tho
lodgo is in good working order and the
members aro taking quite an interest
in tho work.
Miles Leo returned homo, yesterday,
from Portland. Miles is one of thoso
good old yankeos that novor forgets,
nuying when ho has seen or tasted it.
Ho went down on tho bias tie chick
chick and came back on the bias tio
Mr. Moso Lovy expects to start for
Portland tho first of tho week, to re
main a few days. Ho will go from
there to San Francisco whoro ho ex
pects to remain for two years as book
keeper in some wholesale liouso.
In North Powder tho young urchins
aro in tho habit of writing vulgar sen
tences on tho fences and gate posts,
insulting young girls in the streets aud
throwing rocks at windows when tho
occupants are away ; yet the children
are not to much to blame nu their par
ents, who laugh at their wickedness
and say, "Isn't that cute?" Tho soon
er they aro sent to a liouso of correct
ion tho better thoy will ho off, and tho
neighbors too, J. K. II.
Fine line of Wat'ches, Clocks Je
welry, and Diam onds just receive
d at A. N. Cardn
er Co's store.