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THE OREGON SCOUT
Is independent in all thing? , neu
tral in nothing; devoted to every
cause it believes to be right a
journal or the people
THE OREGON SCOUT
Has as largo acirculntilonasany
two papers in tliis eection of tho
State combined, and is corre
spondingly valuable aa an adver
Hero Will the Press tho People's Rights Maintain.
UNION, UNION COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1G, 1S90.
The Oregon Scout
An Independent weekly journal, Iisucil erery Tuur.ilay
JOXES & CUA3fCEY,
Publishers ami Proprietor!!.
A. K. Josr., Kditor.
II. Oil incev, Foreman.
Kntei of Suli-i rlptlon.
One copy one year,
One ci'iy s x nicnobn.
One copy three month,
Jnviii lully CiihIi In Advance.
If by chance tubtcriplinni are vot paid till end
of year, two dollar! trill be charged.
Hates of advertising made known on application.
far Correspondence from all pwts of the country
Address a'l comraunlratlous to the OimioN Scout,
President Ilenjamln Harrison of Indiana.
Hkcketauv of State James O. 111a ne of Maine.
Secrktarv ok tiik TiikasUhv William Wlndom
Sicketakv or War-ItcdfleH Proctor of Vermont.
Secketarv op the Nav Ilenjuniu V. Tracy of
Seoketahy of the Intkiuoh- John V. Noble of
Pohtmastku-Oenkhal John Wanaruaker of Penu
sylrsnla. ATTOHNLl-ClKNKHAL W. II. II, Miller of Indiana.
Seciietaiiv or Aiir.icULTUHK-JuTi'inlah Husk of
8TATK OK OKECiKN.
Secretary of State,
J J. II, Mitchell.
1 J. N. Doli-ii.
11. W. WEHti.
SuperintenJeut of Public Instruction, K. 11. Mt'F.i.r.ov.
Stat j Printer, ... Kit mc O. llAkKit.
f II. M. HTHAHAN.
Supremo Judges, - - W. P. Lniiii.
(.W. W. TlIAVEIt
SIXTH JUDICIAL DI8THICT.
Circuit Judges, . - ,D
Prosecuting Attorney ... O. K. HviiE.
COUNTY OF UNION.
Surveyor, - :
I J. W. NoitVAL.
I J. II. Ralkv.
I J. A. WltlUHT.
I. N. Sajibeiih.
j. 8. elliott.
E. 0. IIItAINARD.
II. B. SlHl.NUK.
J. I,. CURTIK.
J. I). Guild.
I John McDonald.
CITY OK UNION.
Mayor, J. W. Kennkdv.
Recorder, .... 0. Ii. Ulakkhlke.
Marshal, .... Alien Johnson,
Street Commissioner, - N. F. Kioklin.
n. F. Wilson, J. II. Conuix.
J. S. Elliott. A. K, Jones.
E. Kkmii.laiid. B. A. Purmel.
UNION LODOK.No 35, 1. O. O. F., MEETS EVERY
Friday evening at 7:311 o'clock.
W.M. HALEY, N. (1.
0. S Miller, Secretary.
GRANDE RONDi: ENCAMPMENT, No. 11, 1. O. O.
F meets ou the Mint and thliil TueoUys in each
mouth. O. 8. MILLER. C. P.
J. II. Thompson, Scrilie.
"GRANDE RONDE VALLEY LODGE. No. 56. A F. is
A. M., meets on the second on 1 fourth eaturday
every mo..th. E. W. DAVIS, W. M.
R. II. liltowN, Secretary.
GRANDE RONDE VALLEY CHAPTER, No. 20., R.
A. M., meets lirst luil third Tilt-Mam each month,
W, T. Wl; HUT, M. E. II. P.
Turner Oliver, Secretary.
J1LUE MOUNTAIN LODGE No. 23. K. OF P
meets ever Wednesday evening.
T. H. UHAWFOHD, 0 0.
TURNER OlIVFR, K. Of R. & S.
-PRESTON POST, No. 18, G. A. R., MEETS EVERY
third Saturday In each month at Hie Odd Fellows'
hall. JOSHUA 11KADFOUD, 1 0.
Oeoiioe Hk'ininoku, Adjutant.
The Methodist Episcopal Church holds services at 11
'A, M. and 7 r, M. of eacu Sunday.
Rev. A. THOMPSON, Acting Tastor.
Services are held at the Presbyterian Church at 11 A,
M. and 7 r. M. of each Sunday.
Rev. , Pastor.
J W. SHELTON. J. M. CARROLL.
SHELTON & CARROLL,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Office two' doors south of PostolHce,
Special attention given to all business entrusted to us.
R. EAK1N. J. A. EAKIN, Notary Public.
R. EAKIN & BRO.,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Prompt at'entlon paid to collections.
B. V. WILSON,
WILSON & HACKETT,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Collections and all other business entrusted to us will
receive prompt attention.
A complete abstract of the land of Union county In
OUManadn of the UNION REAL ESTATE ASSOCIA
TION. C. H. DAY, M. D
Homeopathic Physician and Surgeon.
,AU Call Promptly Attended to.
Office adjoining Jones Bros.' store. Can bs found
jjjbu at residence in Southwest Union.
I. H. CROMWELL, M. D
PHYSICIAN , 'AND SURGEON,
Oflle one door south of Summon k Lsjns's store,
The Cove Drag Store
JASPAR G. STEVENS, Proprietor,
Perfumery, Paints and Oils,
Prescriptions Carefully Prepared.
AL80 DEALER IN-
Rifles, Shotguns, Pistols and
Imported and Domestic Cigars, Etc.
Ed Remillard, Proprietor.
If you want a refreshing drink or a good cigar, drop In.
Billiard and pool tables for the accommodation of
William Wilson, Proprietor.
The Finest of Wines, Liquors and
Cigars Always in Stock.
First-class billiard table. Drop In and be sociable.
For Information About the South
-ADDUES3 WITH STAMP,
The Official Immigration Department
FIFTEEN SOUTHERN STATES.
CARL ROBINaON, Secretary,
llalclgh, N. 0.
DR. E. N. NORTH,
Has the finest anesthetic for extracting teeth without
Iialu known to the profession. Will practice in all the
ranches of modern denib try. Silver and iiold ork a
specialty. Fine sets of teeth always on hand. First-class
woric aim satisiactiou guaranteeu.
Oitlce-Main St., Union, Or.
GEORGE BAIRD, Proprietor.
Shaving, Hair-Cutting and Shampooing in
the Lasest Style of the Art.
Shop two doors south of the Centennial hotel. Give
me a call.
City Meat Market
Muln Street. Union, Orceon.
BENSON BROS., Proprietors,
KEEP CONSTANTLY ON WAND
Dnvlr Vaal UnffAn CancaifA TJame
, I via, ibai, uuiivu, uauaags, llama.
T. McNAUGHTON, H. D
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
All lis promptly attended to day or nig
Architect and Builder,
Draru, plasi and deaJjsi for dwalUeg Mil WUt
fundtUd oo apUtsll.
THE PACIFIC COAST.
An Opal Mine Discovered on a
Farm Near Pullman.
A Colony of Forty Wealthy Nationalists
Formed in San Bernardino
The George W. Elder is to be repaired
and put on the line between Portland
and San Francisco as n freight boat.
A colony of Nationalists, with forty
members, litis been formed at Highlands,
San Bernardino county, Cal. Their in
dividual bank accounts arc worth $200,
000. Another Pete Olsen has been arrested
at Stockton, Cal. It is not believed that
he nnsweis fully the desC Iption of the
murderer of Mrs. Lyons ' " Napa a few
The Bradstreet Mercantile Agency re
ports fifteen failures in Pacific Coast
States and Territories for last week, as
against nine for the previous week and
five for the corresponding week of 1880.
The Riverside Press fays: It is ru
mored that "Lucky" Balwin is talking
of building a big hotel at Bear Valley.
If he should, the narrow-gauge rond will
have to be built to insure the success of
tho hotel project.
Tho State Viticultural Commission re
ports the vintage of California at 12,
0U0.U00 gallons, or 4,000,000 gallons less
than lastyear.which wasabout 10,000,000.
Tho falling oil is owing to tho great
amount of grape drying in progress.
The first train of Washington hops has
just left Puyallup for Baltimore, to be
shipped thence to London. Tho train
consists of twenty-five cars, and carries
about 180 tons of hops. At an average
of 20 cents a pound tho train is worth
A Truckec genius has invented a di
vining rod which he claims will determine
the locality of gold or silver, and the
firm of A. 'V. Chillis & Co of Truckee
has shipped one of the instruments, to
which tho manufacturer has given tho
name of " King Solomon's magnet," to
Anderson, Tex., in the registered mail,
and while tho mail e'erks were at break
fast it cxp'oded.
An opal mine has been discovered on
the farm of William Leasuro, five miles
from Pullman, on Missouri Flat, and
200 mining claims have been staked out.
The opals are found twenty-six feet be
low the surfaco of tho ground in rock
and gravel, and were lirst discovered
while digging a well. As Leasure has
made final proof on the farm, it is not
thought that the locators can hold claims
on his land.
Napa, Cal., is rudely disturbed by
by tho news that the order of the Royal
Argosy, a popular endowment insuranco
lodge," will dissolve The membership
in that city is 400, many of whom are
poor people who have mortgaged their
homes to raise the money wherewith to
nay assessments in this and similar or
ders. Thero is a possibility that invest
ors will get 75 cents on every dollar that
they paid in.
The First National bank of Snohomish
has been victimized by a smooth forger,
who succeeded in obtaining $45 on a
check drawn on tho order of G. E Mil
ler & Co., bankers of Seattle. Thero was
little excuso for the Snohomish bank to
have been Bwindl d, as tho ofheers must
havo known that tho firm of G. E. Mil
ler & Co. was no longer in existenco as
a firm, it having been superseded by tho
King County Hank.
President Woodruff of the Mormon
Church denies tho statement mado in
tho report of tho Utah Commission that
nlural marriatres havo been solemnized
during the past year in Utah, and adds
that thero has been nothing in the teach
ings of himself or his associates tie piibt
year that can bo construed to inculcato
or encourage polygamy, iie.puuuciy
advises his following to abstain from any
marriage lorbiuuen by tno laws ot tne
Tho new United States cruiser San
Francisco, which made a record of 19.710
knots in her official trial trip in Santa
Barbara channel a few weckH ago, left
the Union Iron Works and was towed to
Maro Island navy yeard, where sho will
be formally turned over to tho govern
ment. Tho cruiser has been thoroughly
cleaned and painted since hor trial run,
and it is understood tiiat tho work of
placing her armament aboard and other
wise fitting her for Bea will be com
menced at once.
The PoBtofflco Department has let tho
contract for tho steamboat semi-monthly
mail service between Port Townsend,
Wash., and Sitka, Alaska, and the fol
lowing intermediate points: Lorinir,
Fort Wrangel, Douglas, Juneau and Kil
lismoo, Alaska. Tno distance between
tho extreme points is 1.050 miles, and
during tho months of November, Decem
ber, January and February it is not to
exceed ten days for tho trip each way,
nine dayB each way to bo allowed during
the rest of the year.
Tho PjritiBh shin Gretna sailed from
London for San Francisco 202 days airo.
Nothing was heard of her during that
time, ana forty uayB ago sue was given
up for lost, and 05 per cent, was offered
and refused for reinsurance. Tho other
evening tho Gretna arrived at her doHti-
nation. Tno captain reports encounter
inc heavy seas in tho South Atlantic.
Tho ship was thrown on her beam ends
and much damaged. Sho was blown so
far out ol tier course mat tno captain
decided to finish tho voyage by way of
the Cape of Good Hope and the Pacific
House Committee Favors Selling
Mormon Church Property.
Minister Mizner's Conduct in the IJarnindia
Affair Upheld by the State
Detroit is building a boulevard.
The World's Fair tower is to be 1,500
Fall River's new City Hall will prob
ably cost $'500,000.
Total cash in tho United States Treas
ury is $094,557,401.07.
The wheat ncrepge in Kansas this fall
will be about 2,000,000 acres.
The lato census shows Boston to bo
entitled to 113 nioro saloons.
There are are thirty-nine theosophicnl
societies in the United States.
Brooklyn druggists in meeting con
demned the adulteration of drugs.
Maine speculators are offering $5 a
barrel for winter apples on the trees.
Enlb'hinen urn plannim; to open up
1,000,000 acres of land in West Virginia.
Farmers are at the head of the Guber
natorial tickets of both parties in In
diana. The Prohibition candidate for Gov
ernor of Pennsylvania has withdrawn
from the contest.
A remarkably rich gold mino is re
ported to have" been discovered near
Rapid City, S. D.
The death roll of the Grand Army of
tho Republic last year was 5,470 out of a
membership of 404,052.
Physicians have condemned tho water
in East Lake, from which Bridgeton, N.
J., gets its water supply.
It is estimated that fully 4,000 Penn
sylvanians are in tho employ of tho
United States Government.
Over fifty thousand American tourists
are said to have arrived home from
Europe since the 1st of August.
The ppsfoftice force at New Orleans
has been reduced on account of tho do
creiise in mails, owing to tho anti-lottery
The bill appropriating $100,000 to sur
vey Alaska bus been favorably reported
by the Hoase Committee on Foreign Af
fairs. Secretary Windom accounts for tho
stringent money market on the ground
of the rise in the value of our principal
New York City is kicking against tho
Federal census because it will reduce its
representation in Congress and in tho
The Canadian Government, it is
understood, will shortly abolish the ex
port duty on Canadian logs shipped to
the United States.
A number of Jews recently arrived
from Russia aro negotiatin"r for 700
acres of land near Centro Grove, N. J.,
on which to start a colony.
Tho Southern Illinois Immigration and
Improvement Association has decided
to spend $700 in advertising tho advan
tages of Egypt. They want a boom.
Lato heavy rains have caused over
$100,000 loss by tho damage to crops
along tho Genesee river and its trib
utaries in Western New York State.
Tho United States Treasury, as tho
result of the measures adopted by Mr.
Windom, has been paying out $2,000,000
per day sinco tho middlo of August.
A largo emigration of negroes from
Mississippi to Oklahoma is anticipated.
Agents sent by them to "spy out tho
land" havo returned with a favorably
Boucicault's estate will bo contested
for by both his widows, Agnes Robert
son and Louiso Thorndvko. Tho old
scandal is likely to be dished up again.
The American P'oreatry Congress, at
its recent meeting in Qubec, adopted
resolutions recommending the sending
of young men to Europe to etudy for
estry. Friends of tho lat General Fremont
in New York aro manifesting consider
ate interest in the condition of Mrs.
Fremont, and doing so in a substantial
The subscriptions to tho fund for tho
erection of a monument to tho memory
of tho late Henry W. Grady at Atlanta,
Ga., aro being rapidly collected. About
$20,000 were subscribed.
It is reported in Washington that
General Russel A. Alger wishes to pur
chase a newspaper in New York City
and to put ex-Assistant Postinuster Gen
eral Clarkson at tho head of it.
By a vote of 5 to 4 tho Uoupo Com
mittee on Judiciary lias ordered a fav
orablo rpporton tho Senate bill provid
ing for tne disposition of tho personal
property of the Church of letter Day
Saints in Utah.
Canadian estimates aro to the effect
that the McKinley bill will reduce
Canadian exportH to tho United States
by at least $10,000,000. It will shut out
Canadian barley and enlarge tho mar
ket for California barley.
The rank of tho States according to
the amount of county bonded debt, is
somewhat surprising. Kansas leads
with a total county indebtedness of 14.-
229,000. Illinois is second with $11,407,
000. Then comes New York and Penn
sylvania, with 19.000.000 und $8,500,000
respectively, while Ohio is fifth, with
The Sultan of Sokoto Sends Queen
Victoria a Lion.
Experiments Heing Made In the English
Channel with a View of Iluildlng
a Bridge Across It.
The Anti-Slavery Conferenco has
opened at Paris.
Genoa is preparing
anniversary in 1892.
for a Columbus
Tho Porto has authorized tho founding
of a Russian school m Constantinople
Vemois has positively decided to
sign as Prussian Minister of War.
Farncll's health will not permit him
to make a peisonal visit to' tiiis country.
Typhoid, in an epidemic form, has
broken out nt several points along tho
coast of Normandy.
On the Riviera this season tho heat
lias boon greater than at any timo for
tho past twenty years.
A commercial panic provails in Lis
bon, where the leading banks aro trem
bling. A crisis is imminent.
A stenograph; instrument in use by
tho Italian Parliament is capable of re
cording 250 words per minute.
Tlie natives of Vitu, Africa, havo mas
acred a Gorman merchant named Ruen
zel and suveii German omployes.
Portugal has ordered tho suppression
of all cablegrams referring to political
disorders in the country.
McMillan, tho Colonial Treasurer,
has withdrawn his resignation at tho
request of the Governor of New South
Newfoundland fishermen aro again
complaining of the French, who, it is
claimed, aro tarryiug things with a
Tho actress Mario Hock, who mado
her debut in Now York, is dead at Ber
lin. Her death is duo to a mistake in a
Mr. Gladstone says ho is confident
that England will rcfuso to renew her
costly punport of tho Turkish system
-i - - ... '
It is clnlmed that tho reason tho Ger
man authorities In- Africa countenance
tho traffic in slaves is to attract wealthy
AriiiM to mo ucruian coast lino,
The recent duels in Franca hayo
brought out an appeal from Jules Simon,
who calls upon his countrymen to
abandon tho absurd custom of dueling
Michael Davit t's now paper will make
some startling disclosures and bo sensa
tional. Tho origin of tho dynamite plots
win oo given aim conspirators snown up.
Tho wiro to bo used for the telephone
between Paris and London is mado of
bronze. Enthusiasts Leliove that all tho
telegraphic communication will bo super
seded. ..The Brazilian- Episcopacy has pub
lished an energetic protest against tho
m6asures which the Republican Govern
ment proposes to aim ut tno (Jutholic
Tho German wine-growers ask Chan
cellor von Caprivi to uso diplomatic
means to prevent tno exporting trauo
with America from being injured by
the McKinley bill.
John Morloy has visited Dublin to
inako a personal survey of tho agricul
tural siiuution, aim to comer with Mes
srs. Dillon and O'Brien prior to their de
parture for America.
The Comto do Paris is advising his
friends to waste no timo in recrimination,
but to affirm clearly their faith in monar
chial principle and unite for a continu
ance of tho strugglo in Franco.
Tho stream of lava flowing down tho
southeastern side of Vesuvius advances
slowly and majestically, and is said to
bo a beautiful spectaelo from tho observ
atory at Pompeii.
Arrangements aro being mado for
sending out to Australia from London,
toward tho ond of November, a protected
party, principally of singlo girls, under
tho caro of tho Church Emigration So
Experiments aro being conducted in
tho English channel near Folkestone
with a view to tho construction of a
bridge across the channel. A good foun
dation is lcing sought. The bottom 1b
found to bo very hard.
Tho postal savings banks in Janan.
which for several years received but little
attention from tho people, have hecomo
a great bucccss. They were established
In 1876, but at end ot the year had only
$15,320 on deposit. In 1882. however, ft
amounted to $1,058,000, and in 1889 to
A London dispatch Bays tho MoAulifre-
Sluvin fight will come off at tho Or-
mondo Club an arranged, and for the
same stakes, but it will be frr fifteen
rounds instead oi thirty, and tho gloves
brought from America will be made two
ounces heavier, to comply with tho law.
Tho dato is not yet fixed.
Archbishop Walsh, representing the
church of Ireland; Archbishop Ken
rick of St. Louis, represontimr the
church of America and Archbishop
Eyre, representing tho church of Scot
land, it is said, are to bo elevatod to tho
A dispatch from Goti, India, savs a
state of siego has been proclaimed in
consequence oi tho Portugal election
riots, 'ine Htreets are now patrolled by
soldiers. Many residents havo fled Into
the country. The portion of Kalntt
under Portugal's rule hm ben proclaimed,
Wiikat Foreign advices aro not of art
encouraging character, and thero is little,
or no demand for cargoes. Tho Liver
ixol market for both spot and futures is
again quoted lower. Ijcally tho situa
tion presents tho samo features that
havo characterized it for some timo past.
Shippers still givo $1 25 for Valloy and
$1.1701.20 for Walla Walla as their
Flouk Quote: Standard, $3.90(oVl.00;
Walla Walla, $3.0003.80 per barrel.
Oats Quoto : 4 l47c per bushel.
Miixstukks Quoto: Bran. $19020;
Shorts, $2027.50; Ground Barley,
$I!2.50; Chop Feed, $25 per ton.
Hat Quoto : $1617 per ton.
Vkoktahucs Tlio market is firm.
Quote: Cabbage, $1.75(a2 per contal;
Caulillower, $1.25 per dozen; Onions,
2I4C per pound ; Corn, 810c per dozen ;
Cucumbers, 10c per dozen; Carrots,
$1 per sack; Beets, $1.50 por sack;
Turnips, $1.25 per sack; Tomatoes, 50c
per box; Potatoes, 80c$l. per contal;
Sweot Potatoes, 2fc per pound.
Fkuit Quoto: Tahiti Oranges, $4.25
per box; Sicily Lemons, $910 per
case; Italian Prunes, 1(;C per pound;
Pears, l'o per pound; apples, tiOS5c
por box; "Grapes, 75c$l por box; Pine-
iipples, $3.50(4.00 per dozen; Bananas,
$4 jwr bunch; double, $0; Peaches, 90e($
$1.25 per box; Watermelons, $22.60
per dozen; Cantaloupes, $1.50fi?2 jer
dozon; California Quinces. $1; Oregon.
$1.50 per box.
UitA.vuKiiniKs : Quoto : $b.8o per box.
Ciihkhe Uuote: Orecon. ll(312krc:
California, 0i310o; Young America, 14
15c per pound.
muttkk The market is linn, ouotoi
Oregon fancy creamery, 35c; fancy dairy,
-,lrtc; trood to nur. Xtu$wc: common.
226((r25e; ehoico California, 2830c per
J'.nus Quoto : 30c por dozon for Ore
l oultky Quoto: Old Chickens, $5;
young, g!3 4; old Ducks, 00.50; largo
young, $77.o0; Ueeso, $9 per dozen;
t urkeys, 14 15c per pound.
Nurs Quoto: Walnuts. 13c: Peanuts-
urrocn, 12c; Almonds, 17c; Filberts, 14
15c; Brazils, 1314c per pound; Uocc
nuts, $1 por dozon.
lioNKY Uancy Whito, l-pound car
toons, 18c .
Nas Bmo quotations : Iron, $3.20;
tAl. tft.BO: Wra. 3.90 nor kez.
VVVV T M- 1
Hie MerclifttidliO Market.
Buoars Quote : Golden O, 5c ; extra
O, 5fcfc; dry granulated, 0c; cube
crushed and powdered, 7c per pound.
Brans The market is firm. Quoto:
Small Whites, $3.25; Pink, $3.75; Bayoe,
$4.50: Butter, $3.50; Limas, $5.60 per
Diued Fkuits The market is firm.
Quoto: Raisins, $2.75 per box; Plum-mer-dried
Pears, 10llc; sun-dried and
factory Plums, 810o: evaporated.
Peaches, 24c; SmynaFigs, 1416c; Cal
ifornia Figs, 9c per pound.
CannkdGoods MarkotiBflrm. Quote:
Tablo fruits, $2.26, 2Kb ; Peaches, $12.50 1
Bartlett Pears, $2.25 Plums. $1.05;
Strawberries. $2.50; Cherries, $2 Black
berries, $2; Raspberries, $2.55. Pie fruit t
Assorted, $3.75 por dozen; Peaches,
$1.40; Plums, $1.25; Blackberries, $1.(55;
Tomatoes. $1.203.50; Sugar Peas, $1.4U
1.00; String Beans, $1.
limits Tho market is weak. Quota
tions: Dry Hides, selected prime, 8
9c, c less for cullsj green, selected,
over 55 pounds, 4c ; under 55 pounds, 3c ;
Sheep Pelts, short wool, 3050c; me
dium, 0080c; long, 90c$1.25: shear
lings. 10020c: Tallow, good to ehoico, 3
3c. Receipts the past week were
Wool Tho market is dull. Quota
tions: Eastern Oregon, 1010c; Valloy,
1018c per pound. Receipts tho past
week were 60,500 pounds.
Ilors Quoto: 37(j40c per pound.
Pickles Quoto: $1.16c 3s; $1.25 5s.
Salt Quoto: Liverpool, $17, $18, $10;
stock, $1112 per ton in carload lots.
Coal Oil Quote : $2.20 por case.
Rioii Quote : 5o per pound.
The Meat Market.
The meat market is firm. Quoto:
Beef Livo. 83c ; dressed, 6c.
Mutton Live, 33c: dressed, 6c
Hogs Livo, 55jc; dressed, 7c
Veal 08c per pound.
Spring Lambs $2 each.
BMOKKD MKATB AND LA SO,
The market is firm. Quotations: East
ern Hams, 1314c; Breakfast Bit- ,
con, ll14c; Sides, 010c; Lard, Sd
lie per pound.
Tho cross taxable nronertv in Wallowa.
county, Oregon, is $1,314,520; indebted
ness, $452,751; exemptions. $137,700.
leaving net taxable property amounting
to $724,175. The county is In a prosper
ous condition, and with an abundant
harvest haa good prospects for tho future.
The steamer Rio do Janeiro has Railed
from San Francisco for China and Japan,
carrying back forty Chinese, who arrived
on her a week ago. and who were unable
to land on writs of habeas corpiiB. Four
other Chinese, who were intercepted on
tho Moxican border in Arizona recently
while endeavoring to enter tho United
States, were also returned on the same
When Depew road, the Btorv sent from
San Francisco of the project of a new
transcontinental line in which the Vaa-
derbilts were combined with Senator
Stanford to damage tho Southern Pa
cific system ho declared tluttdt was noh-
Mizner's conduct in tho Barrundia af
fair is upheld by the State Department,
but the conduct of Captain Pitt, tbe
Department says, demands invokka
tion, The argument is ubwI that the
Captain either should not have accepted
Barrundia as a pawesifer. or. havine
accepted him with a knowledwt of hm
legal status, ha Mould Hot havti 9t
rlwl him within tb territorial liwUta C