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THE ORECOPa" SCOUT.
A 31 OS K JONKS. - - uuici;.
The Oregon Scout has as large a circu
lation as any two papers in this .ec
tton of the State, combined, and in cor
respondingly valuable as an advertising
Thursday, Xov. 2S, 1SS1).
TI MM TAHLM.
Arrival and Departure of Trains at the Un
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No.. 415 West-bound Way-froi-ht 3:10 p,
No. 44 Mast-bound " U:05 a,
I hereby announce niyelf as a enndidato
for the olllcc of city recorder at tho city
election next Monday.
J. K. TUTTIiK.
Notice is lieroby given that I wi!l be a
candidate for the ofllce of city marshal, at
the coming city election.
I hereby announce myself as a candidate
for the olllcc of city marshal, at the com
ing, city election.
CIIAS. F. MILLHK.
For u full description of Union
County see inside puRea.
OUR PUBLIC SCHOOL.
:t of Union Public Schools for
Month Ending Nov. 22, 18S9.
Grammar grade. Whole number pupita 1
enrolled, 45; average daily attendance, 12.8; I
percentage of attendance, 1); number cases
rUPII.S XKITIIKU ANIENT -Non TAIJUY.
First intermediate department. Whole
number pupils enrolled, I!'!; number cases
tardiness, 1; averace daily attendance,
ai.l; percentage of attendance, 07.2'.
PUPILS NIUTIIKK A11SKNT SOU TAP.HV.
i. ...,. 'if..
M. A. Bishop, 'lonelier.
Second intsrmediate department. Whole
number pupils enrolled, 4(i; percentage of
attendance, 1)3.01 ; number cases; tardiness,
7; avcrago daily attendance, 15.1 number
day taught, 20.
pupils NEiTiir.it ahsi:xt xon t.mwy.
IOd na I'emillard
Sakau Chkismax, Teacher.
Primary department. Whole number
pupils enrolled, 0; average daily atten
dance, 511; percentage of attoiidtiuce, 07.2.
number cases tardiness, 12; average atten
dance for three mouths, 51.
pupils Mirrmnt aiisisnt son tahdv.
M. Stevuxs. Teacher
Programme of the Exercises for Saturday
Evening, Nov. 30, 1889.
' The above contest will bo givon at
Wright's hull imt Saturday ovoning by
tho me nlers of Miss L. Maud Durbin'.s
Vocal duett MUscs Warron.
"Guilty or mt g lilty" Lucy Day.
"You put no llowcr.s on papa's gravo,''
"Charcoal man" Ina Wright.
"Annie and Willie's prayer," Kdna Rem-
"Aunt Jemima's courUhip," Winnie Tut
tic. Vocal solo MIm Ullti Green.
"Station agent's story," Maggie Hiiluhin-
'The Polish boy," Harry Wnlrath.
"(Jharliu Machreo." Mabel Carter.
"Little girl's view of hotel life," Maud
"Poor little Joe," Hdttli Wright.
"Searching for theilaln," Carrie Skiff,
"Tho wounded aoldler." (with tablenu)
Vowi! aolo . . Mrs, J. L. Carter.
Prio will be awarded m follow: Pri
mary claan. Aw! prUe. gold ring; aocoud
prlxe, one dollar.
Advanced elaaa. Fint priw, five dollar ;
heoouil prlxe. one dollar.
General admiaaion 85 cent. I" "i" "
a) T p. w. I8urtlniiio i t : vi-hif
A Ptirar:-: liis K.'OiJ. 01 Rrienw Kap;ca
lr.gc i-. and Around tlie City.
"itv election next Monday.
Frch fancy cracker at HH Bros.
Buy ymir friuts for mince moot t Hull
A new chop house is soon to be started
Plenty of money to toon. Enquire of J .
Fine rasin, cranberriet, cumuits, citron,
rigs, dates and other fruits at Hall Bros.
A neat and substantial fence and tide-
Attention is called to the advartiscmcnt
of the itiucijuerHde ball t4i be given hi UiL
city on Cnrtmus eve.
The product of Oregon mines approxi
niBtcs $.X).wn,o0O. nearly all rold, and the
output Is now about $l,OO0,0JU annually.
Tin mines have been discovered In the
Cascade mountains, and an analysis shows
eight per cent of tin. The vein Is a lurge
one. K. 0.
Lew, the Ica Jing merchant of Union, is
always to be lound at the old stand, He
keeps everythinf you want and is more
than evei prepared to oiler you bargalus.
Mrs. Wnlrath has sold out her branch
restaurant ut La Grande mid will devote
her entire attention to tho Jlou Ton in this
city. She thinks Union is good enough for
Nothing pkases Us moro than to have
our friends call with items. We want oil
tho news but can got it only with tho aid of
friends. For how are we to lind out unless
somebody tells us.
A wise colored man is quoted as saying:
''Peurs to me like dar was some kind of
mlsdccomposition in all dis talk abont
babies cuttin' dc teef. De way I look at it.
it's de reef cuttin' de baby.
Dr. J, C. Shields, dentist, ol liuker City,
j arrived in town yesterday and is stopping
at the Centennial hotel. If you want any
thing in the dental line, call on him, soon,
as he will remain only a short time.
People who wish to patronize a good
restaurant should remember that the Ron
Ton is now in the old Sentinel building
Mrs. Walratli will lie pleusod to see all her
old customers and many new ones.
Physicians, justices, ministers and others
who have coenizance of the facts are re
quested to send to this paper notice of
births, marriage and deaths occurring in
the county. Such notices will lie published
Buy a dollar's worth of goods at Jones
Rro's and get a chance in the grand draw
ing. If you don't want holiday goods, buy
a dollar's worth of groceries. Tlicy keep
a complete assortment of groceries and will
not be undersold by any house in town.
As will be seen by announcement else
where in this paper, -Mel Heritage is again
a candidate for city marshal. Mr. Heri
tage lias served the people in that capacity
during the past year and relies for his re
election solely on the record ho lias made
and the consciousness ot duty well per
formed. Ho will make a good marshal, if
A full line of autograph albums, scrap
albums and plcturoii, photo, albums, toilet
cases, shaving cases, odor cases, cigar
cases, speaking dolls, cornets, pistols, toy
violins and banjos, toy pianos, whistling
locomotives, ice skates, toy trunks, games
Christinas cards, Japanese goods, gift
books, ot.e, etc., to be received at the Cove
drug store in n few days,
All the state papers aro talking about a
big emigration to Oregon next spring.
The Astorian puts it tliusly: "There are
many coming all the time, but they are
onlv as the first low rush of tho tide, to the
tossing waves of the human sea that will
ilow from tho East this way in 1800."
There is nothing that will stop the tide and
Union county may expect her full share of
This Is Thanksgiving Day and will bo
observed by many of our citizens. Those
who can afford to will dine on turkey, and
ftol duly thankful that it is as well with
tlicni as it is, while tho poor and needy will
worry along on dry bread as heretofore.
It strikes us that if this "Thanksgiving
Day" were changed to a "Charity Day" in
which every human being would be expect
ed to do some act of charity, speak some
words of kindness and with self denial go
out of tho way to cheer and holp those less
fortunate than tlioy. it would be more
worth observing and infinitely more bene
riciul to humanity.
It seems that the bridge recently built by
Union and Wallowa counties across the
Grniido Rondo rivor has been found to be
quite defective It Is said tliat the string
ors only rest on the abutments about fifteen
inches and are laid on without any cross
beams to make them rest evenly. In con
sequence a crack has boon discovered in
tho masonry of the abutments which will
eventually endanger tho structure if not
remedied. Judge Goodall went out, Mon
day, to look at the bridge but has not re
turned at this writing. If the bridge is as
rejiorted somebody should be hold severely
Land Coiitesta Decided.
Our Washington correspondent sends us
tho following Information concerning luntl
contests which have boon recently decided
in this district. The names of tlte bucjoxs
ful parties ure printed in capital letters :
JOE MARSHALL vs Ruth Hiatfc
CHAHLHS KKY v United (states.
LAWltKNCK FAULKNRBvsTbe Dalles
Military Eoad Co.
HKSRY 0 PETERSON vs Northern
Pacific Railroad Co.
Jsraes William Morrow vs MOUTH BUK
J' ACIKIO U. R. CO.
Ita KXMUe&l QulltlM
Com mended to public- approval the Califor
nia liquid fruit remedy, Mn up of ft
t pleasing iu the eye, and to Um taste and
jet tiy in-tin,: on the kidneys, llv.T and
Vnw !, it cleanir lh- swell! eU" tualy.
:l cell', pmiiiniiii Hi-'ii -1 lii .rid ni'orl
' 1 1 1 u 1:
K; Ureal Matters.
Ihc ra.lruad committee has been very
buy getting the tontracts extended. It
has been slow work on account of dillleulty
In getting to see all Hip parties, many of
whom were at 11 distance. The contracts
in charge of the Union committee have all
been extended witli the exception of about
two or Ithroe thousand dollars, and no
doubt is entertained but that tho full
amount will be made up during the next
few days, r.lsin and Cove have extended
iReir full amount!". The onlv obstacle In
the way of a linal adjustment of the whole
business is Sumnicrville. That vicinity,
when last heard from, was lngglmr behind
some. Wo Jean hprdly iu-iount for this,
as the prosperity of that p!ace is 111 rc than
any other contingent on the building of the
Hunt road. The contract U for Mr." Hunt
to' make his permanent sin vcy by the lflth
of next month, nnd in order for him to
comply it will lie nwesary to give him his
answer in a vcrv few dnvs. Get in and
The Wright family of Rig creek mid Pow
der river had a sort of reunion at (lie resi
dence of David Hinilc, on Powder river,
.Sunday before last, and after partaking of
an old-fashioned Missouri dinner. Hon.
Dunham Wright suggested that everybody
remain all night and have an old-fashioned
Missouri "candy pulling." Accordingly,
guests to the number of more than thirty,
with Mr. Wright as master of coremonic,
engaged in singing, caudv pulling and
social plays until, the hour of midnight
reminded them that a prolongation of th"ir
fun would border on diip.ition. As a
leader of such -oci il amusements us
"pleased or displeased,'' etc., Dunham is u
pronounced success, and as a gonial host
Mr. Kmilo is one of tiie boys from the head
of the creek.
Death of Mr o. MoComas.
Mrs. Joanotta Carr McComas, or as she
was familiarly called, lirandma MeComas,
died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs.
S. A. Pursel. in North Union, yesterday
morning, Nov. 2!ith. Her death was not
entirely unexpected as she was quite aged
and had been in feeble health for some
time. Deceased was born Feb II, 1811.
Her husband died many vears ago, and
she camo to this country, from Iowa, in
1S72 with her sons, K. S. and William. She
has scores of fiicnds who will grieve to
hear of her death, Several other children
living at a distance have been summoned
and will probably arrive in time for tho
funeral which will juke place to-morrow
Win. Tiinmons, Postmaster at Idaville,
lml., writes: "Kloctrio Hitters lias done
more for 111c than all other medicines com
bined, for that bad feeling arising from
Kidney and Liver trouble." John Leslie,
farmer and stockman, of same place, says:
'Find Klectric Hitters to ho tho best Kid
ney and Liver medicine, made me feel like
a -new man.'' J. W. Gardher, hardware
merchant, same town, says: Klectric
IHttcrs is just the thing for a man who is
all run down and don't care whether he
lives or dies; lie found new strength, good
appetite and felt just like he had a new
lease on life. Only 60c, a bottle, at 11.11.
Rrown's drug store.
Tho Latest Out.
A Daily Through Car Service has been
established by the Chicago, Union Pacific
& Northwestern Line between Portland nnd
Chicago via Council Mull's, thus offering to
the public facilities not given by any other
line. "The Limited Fast Mail" which runs
daily between tho above points, carries tho
Overland F.ist Mall, a limited number of
first-class passengers without extra charge,
and is composed of P.illimn Vcstibulcd
Sleepers and Pullman Dinning Cars, Port
land to Chicago via Council Muffs This is
another indication that the Union Pacific is
desirous of mooting the requirements of the
people. For information in regard to this
and other trains on this line, apply to A. K.
Ellis Agent O. R. ,fc N. Co. Union or to A.
L. Maxwell G. P. .t T. A. Portland, Or.
Mrs. Michael Curtain. Plainticld. Illinois,
makes the statement that she caught cold,
which settled on her lungs; she was treated
for a month by her family physician, but
grew worse. Ho told her that she was a
hopeless victim of consumption and that
no medicine could cure her. Her druggist
suggested Dr. King's New Discovery for
Consumption; she bought a bottle and to
her delight found herself henclltcd from
the lirst dose. She continued its use and
after taking ton bottles, found herself
sound and well, now does lie. own house
work and is as well as she ever was. Freo
trial bottles of this Great Discovery at R.
II. llrown's drug store, largo bottlus 50 els.
and it 1.00.
The Dance To-Nlgut.
All indications go to show that the dance
to-night ut Davis' hall wilt ho woll atten
ded mid an enjoyable time had. Supper
will be furnished at the Ron Ton restau
rant instead of tho Centennial hotel us was
announced last week. A good supper will
be served and satisfaction is guaranteed.
Euckloa'o Arnica Salve.
This Best Salvi; in the world for Cuts,
Tlruises, Mores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum, Fever
Hores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chilblains,
Corns, and all Hkju Eruptions, and post
alvely cures I'llus, or 110 pay required, it
is guaranteed to glvo perfect satisfaction,
or money refunded. Price 2.1 cents per
box. For sale ut Rrown's drug store.
W later (Jooub at Coat.
Frit littn, faary feather, woolen hosiery
and ludjca' nnd children' uiid-rwur- for
ulo lit ent t Mciunic Uiiu liirt it (in
itw. uiHHnefX Ure. Jtrop in uiid examine
Uicirgood. wlilclttiii'ullKi Uit- i.e-t quality.
.ril.i; I irTn QUfct'O.N .--oi r.
OUR SOCIAL WORLD.
Brief Psrsonal Montlon Epitome of the '
Week's Amusements. J
Mr. Andy Harris was up from tho Cove I
Hon. L. P.. Kinchart wni in Suuunervlllc j
-Mr. Hud McAlistervisttod Union tho fore
part of the week.
Mr. Roe lingers and wife were over from
La Grande this week.
Mr. J. (. Harsln, of Medical Springs, J
called on us Thurduy. j
Mr. K. R. II111, the cattle dealer, returned
to Union a few days age.
Miss Mayllower Hurden, of North Pow
der, was visiting in Union last week.
Mr. Thump. Carroll was quite sick sever
al days this week but is now able to bo out
Messrs. John nnd Samuel Williamson, ac
companied by thuir mother, visited I'nion
Mr. Louie Davis has returned fiom Den
ser. He Is recovering rapidly from his re
Mr. J. J. Turner, one of the solid men of
lig creek, made tills olllcc a ploasant and
substantial visit hist Saturday.
Mrs. Mary Raker was over from La
Grande Tuesday. While hero she called on
us and subscribed for Tin: St'orr.
Attorneys Kobcrt Kukin and Thomas
Crawford have been for several days past
in Wallowa county on legal busiucs,
The entertainment and dance last Tues
day evening was a very enjoyable affair
throughout and quiio a sum was netted for
Mr. Rertraui Huffman called on us yes
terday. He had the misfortune to sprain
his ankle recently and now walks with
quite a Ryronic limp.
Miss Kminu Se.iumns left last Monday
for North Powder and vicinity whore she
will remain for a couple of weeks visiting
relatives and friends.
Mr. Thus. Galloway and family moved to
their new farm near Elgin, this week, ami
will make that their permanent residence.
We arc sorry to lo-e them.
Mr. Win. Unil'man, tho JelVersonian dem
ocrat of Pyles canyon, was In the city, Sat
urday. He cheers his friends in Union
witli his genial presence about oneca week.
Mr. Gus Hutchinson was down from
North -Powder this week. While hero he
came in and subscribed for TiiuSrorr, to
be sent to Sieve Hutchinson, Calgary, Can
ada. Mr. Ed. linbter, of Wallowa county, and
Mr. Jessie I mbler, of the Sand Kidge, arc
now in Illinois. They will purchase sever
al head of line Percheron horses before
Mr. S. It. Rurroughs, of the Cove, made
us a substantial visit Thursday. -Mr. Bur
roughs intends to supplv the town with
shingles as soon as tho boom strikes us,
which will be in a very few weeks now.
Several prominent Knights from Union
attended tho meeting recently held in lin
ker City, but 110 mention is made of It in
tho papers there although tho notice given
to tho La Gr.iudo delegation is gushing in
Mr. Victor .Miller was in the city this
week. Ho informed us that lie was on his
way back to Harney valley and will give
some of those malicious parties who have
boon circulating derogatory statements
concerning him a chance to dance to tho
music made by tnenmelvos.
Mr. James Lowell and family took their
departure for the Sound yestorday and will
make that placo their future homo. Mr.
Lowell Is well and favorably known in this
county, having served for soino time past as
deputy sherill', and has many friends who
will regret to hear of his departure.
Mr. A. H. Conley. of the Sand Ridge, was
in Union teis week for the purpose of sub
cibing to the hunt railroad subsidy, which
he did quite handsomely. Mr. Conley har
vested about :S000 acres of grain this year
on which ho realized nearly $22,000. Had
the Hunt road been in operation ho would
have received many thousands more than
AT Wit IGI ITS' HALL,
Christmas live, Dec. 24, 1889,
The best of music
av lift 1 ri ui 11
T T 111 M. 1I1XI1UJ1VV1I
SUDDCT at tlie COIlteil-
nial hotel, e$2.50.
M 0 R Y
DISCOVERY AND TRAINING METHOD
In iplU of iA- Huratwl limt-'umn which mu tli'J
ttiHiirr, ami iiractn Mn tilts of tun Orv ual. In nif f
Iho iir'WM-.t ini"reimMiutatir.a iy ni. j w u Ho
e-.mi" lit"tf, (it. l 'niMi "'' " lu Mi' I. un
of tlia fruit of Im !' i. ' l 1 1 r u . n n.(t ton
iiiulnutiti d auiwrlowtr ami iin'mnnir ol ii nu'icl r.K.
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rtttfitHv. ixiitu 1 ati riitv i'urrit,Ac. 1'ur i'rvupclua,
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t luivo now on luuid tho most
J5VEK SEEN IN UNION COUNTY.
Comprising Everything Imaginable in that. Line. As it is Impossible in an
advertisement to even give an Idea of Our Immense Variety, all are
invited to call and see for themselves.
ill! Hi ly bill
According to our usual custom, to show our appreciation of tho Liberal
Patronage, wo liavo received from tlio pcoplo of this vicinity, we have completed
arrangeiiiontrt for a
o (.IRANI) -:- CilFT -:- DISTIUHTTION. o
For every dollar's worth of goods bought of ua during tho iciiiaiiitler of the
year our patrons will receive a ticket which will give tlicm a chance to tccme
one or all of tho following beautiful presents:
'irst Prize, Two superb pastel pictures.
2 do Elegant parlor lamp.
8 do Large photo album.
4 do Complete water set.
5 do Silver plated eake stand.
(5 do Pair vases.
7 do One vol. Shakespeare.
8 do Plush stationery box.
9 do Ladies' work box.
10 do Set ice cream dishes.
11 do Majolica fruit dish.
12 do Scrap album.
13 do Set glassware (4 pieces.)
14 do Music roll.
15 do Oil painting, 24x36.
Drawing to take place Dec. 3 1 , at 7 P. M.
GIFTS for the CHILDREN.
For every Iwonty-livo cents' worth of goods bought of us during tho re
mainder of tho year, by the little, folks, wo will givo u ticket entitling tlicm to u
chance to draw one or all of tho following prizes :
.Kirat l'ri.e, Largo doll.
2 " Kcrap album.
:i " Hox btationery,
1 " Paper weight,
fi " Pair vases.
Drawing to take place Dec. 31, at 2 P. M.
Tickets to this drawing will ho givon to none but the, little children.
$PA 11111 11110 01 uirocones, uuissvare,
(fli i-I f-ttr H-r 4 i mi Ainr mi1 .Crili-wil li"wlrc rmn
- 1 1 1 1 it
I j j 1 1 1
stantly on nana.
iWo Will Int Bo nnrlnnnnlfl in Amrthiiinr
HO Hill 1HUL UU U11U01DU1U 111 iillj llllll.
gjrOxdaxa from all parts
COKNEU MAIN nnd C
COMMERCIAL LIVERT aai FEED SIM
(OPPOSITE CENTENNIAL HOTEL.)
J. S. ELLIOTT, - Proprietor.
Jivcrythlng Firnt Cluss. Terms Very Itcnsonablo.
Buss to and l;iom the Depot Making Connection with all Train
Superb and HuikIsoiiu' assortment of
Sixth L'ri.e, Combination hank.
7 " Cup and euueer.
8 " Ilusket perfumery,
0 " .10 cents' worth candy.
JO " H lea m ongino.
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of tho country solicited..
STREETS, UNION, OREGON.