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About The Oregon scout. (Union, Union County, Or.) 188?-1918 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 11, 1890)
THURSDAY. DECEMBER 11, 1S90.
A Paragraphic Record of Recent Happen
ing! In and Around the City.
Buy your slioc3 of Vincent.
Counterfeit coins are getting to bo
Holiday presents at the drug store. Unit
and see them.
Tlio boomine; town of Elgin Is said to
avo four or live millinery stores.
Messrs. Sherman & Italeyliavo disposed
of their soda works to James Uloom, of tlic
There was a special passenger train
bound for Portland, Friday evening, from
Miller's furniture store is the place to get
something stylish and useful for a Cnrist-
Thos. II. Foster, of tho Cove, has ISO
head of steers which ho is feeding for the
There was a wreck at the American Falls,
of a passenger train, recently. Six pass
enger lost their lives.
P. Campbell, county judge, was arrested
in Baker City last week for selling liquors
without a city license.
Hall Bros, have an immense lino of holi
day goods. Call on them and you will lind
something to please you.
A special meeting of tho Union Board of
Trade Is called to meet Monday evening,
Dec. 15th. at Davis' hall.
A petrified pig from the Yellowstone
Tark is the latest addition to the cabinet
of the Baker City Democrat.
Mrs. L. B. Ilinehart is constantly receiv
ing now goods. An endless variety, suita
ble for the holidays. Call and see them.
The city jail at Boise City, was totally
destroyed by lire last week. It was set on
fire by a two-year-old child while playing
A private letter from Portland states that
the smallpox has broken out in that city,
but is confined at present principally to
the Chinese quarters.
It is reported that a shaft in the quartz
mill at Sanger, was broken a few days ago,
which will causo the mill to suspend work
till another shaft can be cast.
Tho Crystal Palace storo at La Grai-de,-was
closed by tho sheriff, Monday, I. R.
Dawson, of tho Portland Merchants' Pro
tective Union, being tho plaintiff.
Sheriff Conde, of Baker City, came down j
luesday evening after James Ferris who
was indicted there for forgery. Ho left
with his prisoner Wednesday noon.
Mrs, Alger, at the postofHco store, ha- a
nice line of holiday goods which she will
sell at very reasonable prices. Before se
lecting your piesents call on her, 2t.
An exchange remarks : "When a big man
in a little town moves to a larger town he
is putting himself in a position to learn
-his first big lesson in humiliation,"
Craham, the laborer, who was injured by
tho caving of a gravel bank at La Grande a
few days ago, was brought over and placed
in the poor house Monday evening.
E. May, of the American dressed meat
Co., Portland, Oregon, purchased 400 head
of beef steers from Hutchinson Bros, last
week. They have shipped 18 car loads from
E. J. Coupcr sold to E. May, -representing
tho American Dressed Meat Co., of
Portland, 150 head of beef steers, The
company's purchaso in this vicinity is
An agent of the railroad company was up
from Portland this week, says the Gazette,
in conference with Jesse Iinbler, in regard
to tho matter of establishing a station at
his place below Alicel.
A brakeman by tho namo of Scott fell
from a fiat car on the Elgin branch last
Friday morning, and the car passed over
him; Strange to say ho was not killed, but
got off with some severe bruises.
Ladies, Misses and chlldrens woolen un
dcrnare, a largo assortment, just received
at Mrs. Ilineharts. Also, mittens, gloves,
hosiery, etc., in endless variety, which will
be sold at extremely low prices. t-2
If you want something real nico for a
Christinas present don't fail to call on
Jones Bros. They always lead in matters
of this kind, and will be sure to suit you.
Their prices this year aro lower than ever.
George Burdand Con Graham, tho two
men who were hurt at the gravel pit in La
Grande, recently, aro both recovering.
Graham's condition, although quite serious,
appears to bo less critical than was at llrst
The Walla Walla Statesman says: Tho
people of Milton have purchased a half
interest in tho Eaglo and turned it over to
Harry Bowmer. Let thorn stick to Harry
and ho will make Milton known to the
world as never before.
Young Richardson, who was implicated
in the car robbery at Telocasot, and placed
in jail in default of $500 bonds to appear
before the grand jury, was released a few
days ago, John Shaw and E. J. Couper giv
ing ball for his appearance.
At tho city election in Summervil'o lat
week the following ofllccra wero elected:
Trustees, W. L. Fugate, Justus Wade, W.
E. Ilinehart, D. Sommer, and John Kirch
offer; recorder, J. Collins; marshal, W. M.
Morelock; treasurer, B. D. Hubers.
Chancoy Clark left at this office last Sat
urday a magnificent specimen of ore taken
from a ledgo he recently located a mile or
so this side of Sanger. We are not a very
good judge of ore but if the sample left by
Mr. fflark is half as rich as it looks to be,
be 'rtainly has a bonanza. No one do
serves it more than ho does.
Mr. Harry H. Dietz arrived in town last
Thursday evening from Cornucopia, with
the regular monthly clean up. Mr. Dietz
say their roaster la nearly completed, and
they will soon be able to treat their own con
centrates. They have employed in the mine
and mill about W men, which speaks well j
for Cornucopia. No idle men in camp.
Preparation arc bel-is made for n Chrii
mas tree and other holiday festivities.
There will bo a social dance at Davis' hall
in this city Saturday evening, Dec. 13th.
Tickets ifl.OO, l!verybody invited.
A new Invoiec of job typo and material
jtistrocohed at Tntt Scorr job ofltce. Call
and see our samples and get our prices be
fore going elsewhere.
A piece of pood jowelery is always an ap
proprlate Christmis present. An assort
ment of both solid and plated-in tho Intett
style at tho C07C drug store.
Things must ba at a protty pass in Bukar
City, One of the councilman said, recent
ly in a speech: "Take away the vicos of
the city and what havo you left?''
Remember the gtand niauerado ball to
be give'n in this city on Christmas night.
No pains will bo spared to make this tho
event of the season. See ad. elsewhere,.
Jamo3 Bell commenced work yesterday
on his contract of painting and graining tho
interior of tho Wilson brick. Mr. Hunter,
tho cmtractor. displays good judgment in
placing this sub contract in tho hands of a
skillful artist, and it will In the future,
greatly redound to his credit.
"Did God really cmic and live on this
Karth? answered from N.itnra and revela
tion,'' will be the subject ne.t Sabbath morn
ing at tho Presbyterian church. Subject
for 7. p. m. will bo "The Great -Religions of
the world and in what Christianity excel."
All are cordially imited to attond. W. J.
Col. Asbu'ry, of the Canyon City News,
accepted an invitation to rido with Row
Mr. Luce in his single homo buggy, last
week, and both of them had to walk homo
in the dead hours of the night. It hap
pened like this. They bad driven over as
far in Prairie City when they met Rev. Mr.
Eads. Brother Ends bantered Brother
Lnco for a boss trade, and after some spar
ring an exchange was effected. Col Asbury
says that on their return homo tho new
animal "fairly split the wind" for a few
miles, when ho stopped all of a sudden,
humped himself up in a knot, let go of his
heels, and in less time than it takes to write
it, fragments of tho buggy, harness, lap
robes, etc., were promt-.cioiisly mixed up in
tho surrounding atmoophi-rc. Tho Col.
says they had to walk home in the dark
and at one place narrowly escaped being
shot, as they were taken for escaped jail
birds. Tho moral of all this is that
trader is a boss trader and you can't. ainh
uuj initio uisu uiu ui mm. .
Roll of Eouor.
The followingpupilsQf tho Unlmi public
iiiooi navo ijeanjiiacejion- ihftrqil buyiBpl
Win. Tinimons, Postmaster, nUrflavsillo,
Intl., writes: "Electric BittOrs has done
more for mo than all other medicines com
bined, for that bad feeling arising from
Kidney and Liver trouble.'' John Leslie,
fanner and stockman, of same pluco, soys:
"Find Electric Bitter.? to bo tho -best Kid
ney and Liver medicine, made mo feel like
a new man." J. W. Gardher, hardware
merchant, sanio town, says: Electric
Bitters is Just the thing for a man who is
all run down and don't euro whether he
lives or dies; he found new strength, good
appetite and felt just like ho had a new
lease on life. Only 50c, a bottlo, at R. II.
Brown's drug store.
A Warning From the Csve:
Editor OitEtioN Scoot:
There is some fiend in human shapo in
your city that is in the habit of soiling
liquor to minors of the Cove, Ono wool;
ago last Sunday, two boys, aged about 17
years, went to your city anil came baok In
a beastly state of intoxication.
There is a law prohibiting tlio hooping
open of saloons on Sunday, and it does not
reflect very favorably on tho marshal of
your fair city that your saloons should bo
kept open on that day to furnish whisky
If there is any "balm in Glllcad:'' if
there is any virtue in jrraiid jurors, tho per
petrators of Mich u fiendish act will be
mado to sufi'er tho penalty, for thoy are
Mrs. Michael Curtain. Piainfleld, lllinolv,
makes the statement that tdiooanght cold,
which settled on hor lung; sho was treated
for a month by her family physician, but
grow worse. Ho old her that sho was it
hopeless victim of consumption and that
no medicine could euro her. Her druggist
suggested Dr. King's New DUcovery for
Consumption; sho bought a bottlo and to
her delight found herself benefited from
the first dose. She continued its use and
after taking ten bottles, found herself
bound and well, now doas he own houto
work uud U as well us she ever was. Free
trial bottles of thl Groat Discovery at R.
II. Brown's drug store, large bottle ru ts
Send in your j 1 printing.
FROM THE COVE.
The Thirsty Citizens to be Re
galed oa Soda Pop.
Preparing for the Holidays--Church, Hull
dings Photograph Album Lost
December 10, 1800.
There promises to toe a large attendant)
at Ue Cove ball Friday evening of this
The milling company it making tmcon
this week, to till h largs contract for tho
Mr. Warncll and Miss Imbler having
Joined the M. E. church, were immersed by
itaw S. M Driver test Monday.
There wtro several case of ickness in
Cove lat week. Dr. Peering, of Union,
administered medicated comfort and all are
A Christmas trea wlfl nrobablv bo ar
ranged by the Methodist and Baptist Sun
day cliot scho'ars. No other attraction
for Christmas eve. has yet been spokon of.
Mr. Lew Hloom lost. Doc. 1st, semewhoro
on the road between Cove and Elgin, a red
plush pluUotsraph album. Mr. B. is very
desirous of recovering tho same and will
nay a reward for tho return of the volume,
which was tilled with pictures when lott,
Mr. J. II. Fisher bargained for ten nore
of laud this week from John Martin, oon
Mdoratioii $.ViO. It ii situated in the east
ern part of town and will make a very neat
plaeo when Improved. Tho owner will
eroet a dwelling and put out a largo orch
ard next spring.
Some person or persons laboring under
no belief ii the hereafter entered Thomas
Dolnney's cabin on tho Milium, recently
and purloined n now and valuable Win
chester riile, together with a Mipply of
oartridges. Suspicion rests on a pair and
they may bo overtaken In their evil deeds,
The members of tho Methodist and Iiap
tist denominations expect to commence
erecting large and sitihtfy church buildings
in tho near future. Tho Baptist will build
pest of the public school building and the
lethodixt will havo their cdillce near tlio
Mbrrison bllildinir. :iern.4 tint strnnt frnm
ibjjr. White's residence.
Ir. Mash and William Pliy ontorcd tho
ramnmr department of tho public school,
ionday. We can point with pride to our
iliool. The teachers aro callable and
'lyahistaking and the pupils aro showing
iuiarked advancement. Tho directors also
tiffco interest in the school affairs by seeing
thitt tho grounds and buildings aro kept in
yovo now numbers another manu
facturing establishment among its Indus
trios. Messrs, .lames and Peter Bloom
have opened a soda factory on Main street.
They will turn out largo quantities of soda
pop, champagne eider and other light and
popular beverages. This is tho only house
ofithu kind in tho valley, and should re
cilvo liberal patronage from the surround
ing' towns. Tho firm will run a delivory
rwajon in connection with their business.
OUR SOCIAL WORLD
rlef Personal Mantlou Epltomo of tho
, k Mr. J.M. Ilarsin.of tho Cove, called on
Ml". I. L. Holler, of Tolocaset, called on
iMr. Sherman Rcos was up from tho Covo
,a-f0w days ago.
t Mr. Jainos Tumor of Big creek, visited
air. ii. w. uwignt, or La Uranttc, was in
ihe city Monday.
Mr. C'has. Tombleson, of Tolocaset was in
m. l. iN. raneitKe, ot I'ino vnlloy, was .in
the city recently.
Mr. II. O. Gorham was down from North
Powder a few days ago.
Mr. and Mrs. Stanfortl wero down from
North Powder, Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Stewart, of tho Cove,
visited Union last Friday.
Mr. John Bates, of High vnlloy, haa our
thanks for favors this woek.
Mr. A.. I. Good umtl mado i Hying visit
to Lti Grande last Thursday,
Mrs. John Boyd returned from thoWois
er on Friday evening's train.
Mr. Win. Ecclos came down from North
Powder, Saturduy, on business.
K. S. McComas, ot tho Chronicle, was
over from La Grande, yostordnv.
Mr. and Mrs. O'Bryant. of North Powder,
woro visitors to this city, Tuosday.
Mr. Leroy Lomax. teaohor of tho Telo
onset school visited Union, Sunday.
Mr, Chas. Wilson called on us last Tues
day. He has our thanks for favors.
Mr. John Clarke and wife, of La Grande,
vlsltod Union the fore part of the week.
Mr. Isaac Bowman, of Sanger, sent In
this woek and subscribed for Tin: Scoot.
Mr. Alox Cochran, of tho Cove, mado us
a ploasant and subitantial visit last Friday
A grand ball will bo given by tho Odd
Fellows ut North Powdor on Christmas
jrossrs. W.J.Townley and W. A. Hoi-
comb anno down from Sanger, Tuesday
Mrs. KanniuH, Dawson, of Bornice, Mon
tana, sent in UiIh week and subscribed for
Mr. John Shaw, of North Powdor, was in
the city last Saturday and subscribed for
Mr. Moody, of Eagle valley, who lias
boon vloiting in tho eut.t, returned homo
But n. In this city, Dec tith, to the, wife
of Wm. Wilson, a son, w.Iht ten pounds,
M'lthrr uiid c I. M d .' well Billy all
Mr. 1). Couper, brother of E. J. Coupcr,
of this city, returned on Saturday evening's
Mrs. Duke Woods returned, Suturdav
I evening, from n visit to her mother uud
Mrs. H. II. I.ewis returned from the
: Sound a few days ago where she ha been
visiting with relatives.
. Mr. 1). B. Rees was n candidate for may-
ui m vtuiraim, wnsn.ai ine cKMion last
woek, and was defeated by six Tote.
Mr. J. Q. Shirley returned from the
British possession last Thursday, where
ho has been lookingnfter stock interests.
Milton Levy loft for Portland Sunday
ovoning. It will bo qnlto a treat for .Mil
ton, as he hai not been there for IS years.
Mickey Benson who has boon quite siek
for somo time, i able to bc around iiu-iin.
His many friends are glad to see hint out.
Mr. A. J. Nicholson wai down from i or
nticopla. Saturday, purchasing Mtpplirs r.ir
the winter, lie has charge of the O ti. M.
Co's boarding houp.
Mr. C. D. Morgan eamo down from Pine
valley, Friday. He h.n accepted a position
In a mercantile establishment in Boit.e City,
nnd will make that his future home.
There was a social party given at tho resi
dence of F. 15. Foster, a few evenings since,
in honor of Miss Mollie's return. Every
one presont expressed themselves, as hav
ing a good t i -no.
Mr. Henry Lynch and wife, of Telocaset
were in the city, Monday, Mr. Lynch has
just returned from Portland where ho had
been with a car loatl of horses, lie soltl
tho horses there ata gootl figure
Mr. and Mrs, Nelson Murray arrived in
town .Saturday, and left on the evening's
train for Athena so soe their on, Pete,
who wai shot untMnngerniisly wounded by
the city marshal of that place. Tho young
man may not die, but it 13 thoueht ho will
be a cripple for life. It is an unforttinato
affair, all 'round.
Mrs. Eliza Warren, 11 daughter of Row
II. II. Spaulding claims to bo not only the
first born white child 111 Oregon, but also
west of tho Rocky mountains, having been
Irani in the year 1837, was present at tho
Whitman mnsacre, taken prisoner at that
time by the Indians, and is at present liv
ing on his farm two and one-half milos
east of Brownsville.
Tho Commissioners' Court.
At tho commissioners' court held last
week the following business was transacted :
The appraisers appointed to fix tho dama
ges that would 1ki sustained bvJ, Farrcll
by reason of tho opening of tlio roatl peti
tioned for by .1. Wilson et nl, reported that
Farrcll would not be damaged at all. Re
port accepted and road ordered opened.
The appraisers appointed to report on tho
road petitioned for by J.Q.. Shirley et ill,
found that J. M. Phy will bo damngod
?100 and L. R. Holmes 1S5. Ordered that
as soon as tho petitioners pay the damages
the road bo opened.
Road survey petitioned for. by J. A. Sha
ferctal, on tho old Mcacham road; P.
Strickland. F. N. Arnold and Win. Sherod
appointed viewers, to meet with tho county
surveyor at Hilgard 011 tho 10th, to view
and sut vey tho road.
Settlement was mado with Warren Fra
slur for superintending work on tho Lyon
hill and Pinecicok roads.
Tho vault recently finished by Wm. Koc
nlg, tho architect, for the usoof the county
clerk, was accepted.
Tako it Before BraaSfa3t
Tho great appetizer, tonic and liver regu
lator. In uso for moro than 0 years in
England, Positive specific for liver com
plaint. Bad tasto in tho mouth on aris
ing in the morniny, dull pains in tho head
and back of the eyes, tired feeling, dizzi
ness, lnngour symptoms of liver com
plaint. Remedy Dr. Henley's English
Dandelion Tonic. Relieves constipation,
sharpens tho appotltc and tones up tho en
tiro system. Get tlio genuine from yog
druggist for $1, and tako according to di
STEELE STALKER. At tho Centennial
hotel in this city. Montlav, Deo-8, lfcOJ,
B. F. Wilson,. P.. oilleiating, Mr, Free
man Steele and Miss Florence Stalker,
both of Pino valley,
GOODBUOD - SHOEMAKER. At tho
residence ot J. M. Phy, near this city,
Wednesday. Doc. 10. 1800, Rev. Driver
oilleiating. Mr. A. J. Goodbrod of Union,
and Miss Louinu Slioomnki r of Pino val
ley. Tho wedding was a qulot aff.iir, tho cere
mony being poi formed at 11 o'clock a.m.,
in tho presence of n few Intimate friends.
A sumptuous dinner was partaken of, after
which tho happy couple took their depar
ture for La Grande and left on tho evening
train for Portland nnd tho citieH of Pugot
At noon of that day the Centennial ho
tel in this city, of which Mr. Goodbrod is
proprietor, was tho s'ceno of much gaiety.
A largo numbor of Invited friends of Mr.
Goodbrod ustomblod and partook of n roy
al dinnci prepared for the oecuIon. While
iho host and his amiable bride went not
presont, many wero tho wishes for their
speedy return and happiness through tho
Tho following guosts wero present: W.
T. Wright and family, P. O. Reams nnd
family, J. II. White nnd wife, A. K. Jones
and wife. L J. Davis und lady, A. Levy nnd
wife, T. Oliver and wife, I). Corey and
wife, E. 11. Lewis and wife, Frank Hall
and lady. F. E. Foster and wife, .los.
Wright and fan; lly. B. Chancoy and lady,
Marlon Duvis und lady, J. M. Johnson und
wife, Joseph Squires and lady, and Miss
Ruth Eaves, besides tho regular boarders,
RIOHEY. -Iu La Grande. Wodnosduv,
Dec. 3. ltw. 1 Wnu L., wife or U. M. Rich
cy, aged 1 years.
Edna L. RIohey was horn July 30, 1BC9,
and was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.
II. Slater. Sho was United In marriage
about two year ago to Qco. 31. Rlolioy, u
highly oktimnitid young nitiu of La Orumlc.
Tho earnest sympathy of tint oouimiyilly
is with tin 1mmv1 bu-hund and tho es
t'Ciiit'l 1 im 1 ' h. o l; , r fol (ho
weight of u tttwp aflllotlon.
critical tramb."! would sav
Crusts of bread often come ia my wa
'But the3'Ve tousrh now no more
Gives? the air.in tKe'ovenfuHjpIay,A
Buy the HARTER OAK
V We arc sole agents for these well known Stoves nnd Ranirn. In BAKING.
ROASTING, ECONOMY of FUEL, SAVING of MEATS, and DURABILITY, they
aro superior to any other so-called first-class stove mado in America, and we are now
soiling them FAR CHEAPER than any so-called first-class stove has over been soldlln
They are Fully Warranted in Every Particular,
Thl U not tin idle and valuless assertion, but a warrantee backed by tho well known
integrity nnd reliability of tho Charter Oak Manufacturing Co. &?-Yu aro also car
rying a complete assortment of
All of tho above
and satisfaction guaranteed. Call and examine our goods nnd prices.
SUMMERS it LAYNE. Union, Oregon
TO CARRY AWAY BARGAINS, at
idoxjZfih: lie-vst's store.
1 am overstocked in
Clothing, Dry Goods, and all kinds of Dress
Goods, which must be sold
REGARDLESS OF COST.
fgdllKrheso goods are of the latest styles
and importations, but must and will be sold
at a sacrifice.
Juat Received, Direct from the Eaat, a Lnrgo Invoice of LADIES' and
MISSES' CALFSKIN SHOES, tho Best Ever brought to thia Market.
Also a Fino Assortment of
GENT'S -:- FURNISHING -:- GOODS.
My Prices will suit tho times. Drop in and soo mo.
O. VINCENT, Main Strcot, Union, Or.
New FA ly L Goods.
Juat Received at-
S. C. MILLER'S.
$EWJP n XVI. Antlijuo & Mahogony
Parlor Suits in Mohair and Wool Plushes. A Pine Line of Up
holstered Chairs, Office and School Furniture,
CARPETS, MIRRORS, ETC., ETC.,
In fact, everything to bo found In a Ilrst-class furniture store.
PICTURE FRAMESIMade toOrdeiAK;.ToaSASH, DOORS
and BLINDS, S. C. Miller, AiSCTE&.
Is ill charge of 11 first-class workman, nnd all kinds
of reparini; and iob work done at reasonable rates.
Early and Secure
An Klcgant Assortment o
High Novelties lu
f!(M Not to bo found elsowhoro
ifii'Mxi In eastern uregon.