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About The Oregon scout. (Union, Union County, Or.) 188?-1918 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 18, 1890)
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18. ISflO.
A Paragraphic Record of Baoont Happen
ings la and Around tho Clt7.
IJuy your holiday good? of Jones r.ro.
Get your presents ready for tbo Christmas
Komomber tiie magquerodc bail, Christ
Visiting card wedding cards and bull
programmes, neatly executed at tho SCoUT
Attention is called to J. I.. Albcrson's
notice to debtors in this issue. Jesso is in
need of what is due him.
If you want to be astonished at the cheap
ness of holiday goods, visit Jones Uro's
store nnd learn their prices.
Sirs. Alger, at the postofllco store, has a
nice line of holiday goods which she will
sell at very reasonable prices, Ueforc sc
lecting your presents call on her, 2t.
llie fcast Oregonlan is warning tho citi
zens of Pendleton to take precautions
njainst a possible diphtheria epidemic
Three cases aro reported to be in the city.
Remember that Mrs. Ilinehart leads in
tke millinery business and is always up
with the latest fashions. Tor everything
you need in that line call on her. 18-3 tv
U. S. Grant, postmaster at Dallas. Ore-
on, informs the Salem Journal that George
"Washington of that place has skipped out
to purU uuknawn. Nothing is said about
the rest of the prominent men of the town.
Ladies, Misses and children woolen un
dernare, a larre assortment, just received
at Mrs. Kineharts. Alio, mittens, gloves.
hosiery, etc., in endless variety, which will
be sold at extremely low prices. t-2
Tho most captirutins of mixed drinks
', prepared by Charles Llttell, the mixologist
at Wilson's saloon. This gentleman is an
expert at his business and never fails to
please the mott fastidious.
The exposition recently held at Spokane
lulls was anything; but a linanclal success
Tho buildings, which cost the stockholders
over $110,000, were recently sold to tho city
for about two-thirds that sum.
If you want setaething real nice for a
Christmas 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 are lower than ever.
The Chronicle ays: J. II. Nodinc is
about to louse his father's great ranch.
Should he do so lie will subdivide it and re
lease it to sereral hundred tenants and
thereby the county will be mutuallr bene
fitted. Clay Ellsworth, formerly of La Grande,
has opened a new butcher shop in the thriv
ing city of Elgin. Thus, withS the comple
tion of the Elgin branch, the exodus
of the citizens of the once prosperous city
of La Grande commences.
Mr. and Mrs. J, B. Dolby, of Big creek,
are making extensive preparations for their
Christmas masquerade and fancy dress
ball. Every minor detail will reccivo the
strictest attention in order to make the af
fair a grand success,
Tho citizens of Eagle valley will indulge
in Christmas tree festivities this year. The
trce'will bo in the middle district school
house, and a royal good time is promised
tho young folks, who aro anxiously await
ing the arrival of Santa Claus.
Captain U. B. Scott, a pioneer steamboat
man of the Willamette, has now in course
of construction two propellers to run be
tween Tacoma and Seattle, that are calcu
lated to run at a rato of thirty miles per
hour. They will be the fastest water crafts
in tho world.
Tho wheat blockade along the line of the
, O. it W. T. railroad in Umatilla countv, is
at an end. Cars aro now being distributed
at the various stations and the hnmenso
piles of wheat are being, rapidly transpor
ted to market. A rise in tho price of this
article will follow.
Articles have been filed with the secie
tary of stato incorporating the Central
Grando Hondo Irrigation Company, with
principal oillco at La Grande. The capital
stock is ?300, divided into shares of H.
Harrell, W. Chenault, John Peach andW.
G. Peach aro the incorporators
Wednesday evening of last week, James
Johnson noticed a vory bright light in tho
honso occupied by Chas. Myors. Ho en
tered nnd discovered two children nlonc,
one in tho cradle, and tho other building a
fire around it with rags. It might have
proved disastrous but for tho timely arrival
Geo. Burd, who was hurt by tho caving
in of the gravel bank In La Grando a couple
of weeks ago, was taken to tho hospital at
Portland this week. His coudition has not
improved much since tho accident, but it is
hoped that ho will rapidly improve under
J tho skillful caro of tho nurses at the hospi
tal. Two freight trains collided below Uma
tilla last Friday, resulting in tho death of
ono brakeman, who was acting in tho ca
pacity of fireman, and seriously injuring
ono or two others. Tho accident is attribu
ted to carelessness on tho part of trainmen
in not giving proper attention to orders re
ceived. Major Hondershott, tho 'Drummer Boy
of the Kappahannock." who gave an enter
tainment in Union some months ago, was
arrested last Friday in Portland, on a
charge of obtaining money under false pre
tenses, and was arraigued in court tho next
day. His case was continued until Thurs
day. Hendershott was released on 2S0
The news comes from Cornucopia that
tho Oregon Gold Mining Company have to
' cuifcl' the herrieei of a new manager and
superintendent in tho person of Mr. II. II.
Webb, of Wardner, Idaho, who has the
reputatlou of bolns one of the foramosi
mining men In the oountry. Tlii prospeels
for tho camp are very bright, A rieh vfln
of ore wait found a few days ao in tho Bod
. Jaolitt mine, whW in of the highest grade
everfctruokin tlio camp.
Ti,o year i. at hand, i lurry an-!
settle your Cove dnu " "re arc .nt without
The larg'' site f'''i:u- !y u- 1 ill the c tm
ty clerk's utile? wu- removi 1 o-terJ.iy to
the olllce of Sheriff B ilies.
This flno winter weatii-r makes wood
hauling easy, but does not create a very
great demand for thewirtide.
Last Wotlitefclay Xick Firklin foittni his
'Jersey calf dead, out in the field. Kick
ius to be having bad Inck with his stock
Assessor J. 1). Guild is making some
valuable improvements on his reeidenco
and grounds in this city. His examplo
should bo followed.
A license to wed was issoed to Tho. Bu
chanan and Lavilla M. Peck, by the county
clerk last Tue.-dny. The parties to the
transaction reside in Pino vUuy,.
Out of 320 inmates of the State peniten
tiary, all but two use tobacco In some form.
These two aro certainly deserving of a
chioino, if not of executive clemency.
. Eygs, buttor and wood taken in exolumgo
torgoods at Mrs. Rinehart' millinery store.
Shu will aho take timo checks on tho O.
W. T. railroad company, for goods. 18 3w
The funeral of Mrs. Wardner took place
yesterday from the Methodist church In
this city at 2 p. ni. Several young gentle
men of Union served as pail bearers.
The neatot and most stylUh millinery
goods eoi.ssant'y being rcoeivod at Mrs.
Blnehart's mitliuerv store. Purchasers
should always bear this in mind, is 3
George Oberts was brought over from ML
Grande last Monday, by P. II. Murray,
suffering from a lingering fover. Ho nlll
receive proper medical treatment in this
A Christmas sermon will bo preached at
tho Presbyterian church next Sabbath
morning. At 7 p, m. a service of song will
be held. Come and hear. W. J. IIuuiiEs,
The M. E. church is making preparations
f.ir a Christinas hue and appropriate exer
cises to be given on Christmas eve. It has
not yet been decided whether it will bo in
the church or opora house.
The vaults attached to the offices of
Clerk Oliver and Recorder Elliott, have
been provided with Iron book shelves with
adjustable rollers. They aro very conven
ient, as well as a protection against fire.
G. W. Parker, an old and highly respected
citizen of Baker City, died at that place hist
Tuesday. He has served honorably in sev
eral otliciul positions, among which being
treasurer, county clerk and county judgo of
The regular meeting night of tho Knights
of Pythias lodge of this city has been
changed from Weduosday to Thursday
night. This is done in order to accomodate
a few members who were prevented from
attending on tho old night of meeting on ac
count of business.
In buying your Christmas presents do
not fail to call at the Union furniture store,
where you will find an elegant line of holi
day goods, that arc as useful as thoy are
ornamental. Prices aro within the rcauh
of all. Mr. Miller believes in a judicious
uo of printer's ink, and as a result his
business is rapidly growing. Attention is
called to his large ad. In this Issue.
It is again authentically reported thatMr.
Hunt has disposed of his bonds 'and that
work on tho Wallula-Portland nnd the
Gray's Harbor lines will be pushed rapidly
to completion. A general opinion Is enter
tained that these lines will bo in operation
before work is resumed on tho Grande
Hondo extension, as it is impossible to fin
ish this piece of work in time to secure tho
Tho Union warehouse, Hall Bros, propri
etors, have shipped, between September 1st
and December 1st. overTOJ tons of hay and
350 tons of grain. Besides this amount
theic has been loaded from the sido track
about 300 tons of hay and grain. Wo ven
ture the assertion that since tho comple
tion of tho E gin branch, La Grande will
not protend to compete with us in tho
shipping of these commodities.
A horse belonging to Prof. T. A. Itino-
hart, while hitched to a buggy at Island
City, got loose after dark last Tuesday ev
ening and traveled all tho way to Summer
ville, whero ho arriyed about 10 o'clock,
a distance of liftcon milos, without doing
any damage to the buggy or harness, says
the Summervillo Pross, Ho crossed several
bridges and traveled through a short dis
tancc of timbered road. Persons who
abuse tho horse should think of such inci
dents as this and ceaso to hurt them.
No matter how mild the winter may ho,
cattle will always como out better in tho
spring if they are allowed to be under shel
ter during the stormy season. If it bo only
a roof of poles proporly covered with straw,
nnd straw piled up on the north and wost
sides to keep all the rain and wind oil', it
may be tho means of avoiding heavy losses,
and the only expense attached to this is a
few day's labor. Try this plan and you
will be convinced that your trouble will bo
Sheltou & Carroll, ono of our cntorpris-
ing law firms have secured an Edison pho
nograph from an agent at Spokane Palls,
Wash. As tho manufacturers do not sell
them outright, these gentlemen are com
pelled to pay a yearly rental of ?50 for the
uso of the same. It is a first-class sulHtl
tutofora stenographer, and, used in con
nection with their Smith-Premier type
writor recently purchased, will greatly ex
pedite tho taking of testimony, etc,, in
oasos pending in court or before rcfircos.
Those goutlomen firmly believe that "time
saved Is money made." honoe the outlay.
The jury In the onto of - the State of Ore
gon vs. IS. '. MeCarty, who was Indicted
for killing one T. O. Wlr.nlnghaiu, in a va
riety theatre in Bukor City tome week
axo. returned K Verdlot of not zuilty, after
deliberating over twenty-fun r h urn. At
the Mine term of court James Ferris, well
kuuwn here, was sentenced to one ye.ir in
the peulto.itury for forgery, and one Geo.
O Nulrect'w I twice that Icjrtli "f time
for purloining a suit of clothe. The Baker
county cUU.-uv who acted as jurors certain
ly did not ant very wine in aenjmtimc a man
who look human life and then bn-urceru-
ting two oj.ers for a much loss crime
OUR SOCIAL WORLD.
Brief Personal Mention Epitome of the
fr. M. Wilkinson visited Union, Tues-
I Mr. J. W. Lee, of Hamo tlat, called on us
Mis Lm Komlllurd ii very low, with
Mr. B. V. Koger, of tho Cove, called on
Mr. A. T. Nelll, of La Grande, was in
Mr. J. It. Corbln left for Hugcnc, Mon
Mr, Wm. Wilson made La Grande a Hy
ing visit Tuesday.
Unole Billv Wilson, of Big oreok, visited
Mr. A. Keller, of Sunuuorvillc, called on
ns lust Monday.
Mr. Wm. Martin was down from tho
Park last Friday.
Mr. Dutic.m McLean was over.frotn Island
City last Monday.
Mr. b. O. iswnckhnner loft forSalom last
Mr. P. H. Murray' was over from La
Hon. Henry ilinehart was over from La
Grande last gatiuday.
Mr. 1). Corey and tamily have mocd into
tho Wm. Both reMdenue.
Mrs. I). W. Johnson made our olllce a
pleasant visit last Friday.
Mr. B, Logsdon, of High valley, made us
a substantial visit Tuesday.
Mrs. J. T. Outhouse, of La Grando, vlsl
tod irlonds in Union this week,
Mr. C. W. Oliver and O. E. Marvin were
up Irom Summerville, Saturday.
Mr. E. P. McDaniel.the popular ncrchant
of Cove, called on usyesturday.
Mr. C. C. Colliuberry left a fe days ago
to look at the Coos bay country.
Mr. Wm. Raley, of Pocatello, Idaho, will
get the news from Tin: Scout hereafter.
Mr. G. E. Allen and wife, of North Pow
der, wore visitors to Union last Monday.
Thomas A Delaney, of tho Cove, sent in
this week and subscribed for Tin: Scout.
Mr. W. It. Uushor and wife celebrated
(heir silver wedding anniversary last Thurs
day. Mr. Thos Allon and wife, of Antelope,
made our olllce a pleasant call last Thurs
Mrs. C. It. Drake moved to Summervillo
last Sunday and will make that her future
1 G. Ilanna, nianagorof tho Northwest
ern agency, of East Portland, was in tho
Miss Helen Levy returned to Union last
Friday, aftor a lung visit to relatives and
friends in Portland.
Mr. Thos. Lothian, tho Denver capitalist,
was in the city a few days ago on a visit to
Surveyor.!. W. Kimbrell writes that ho
will leave Pendleton in a few days for his
home in Noith Powder,
Miss Libble Richardson, from North
Powder, has accepted a position in tho
dining room at tho Centennial hotel.
Messrs. N. S. Blank, G. L. Custlo and
Clark Newman, of North Powder, mado
our olllce a pleasant visitlasl Saturday,
A largrf number attended tho dance at
tho Cove last Friday, from this city, and
report that they had a mostenjoyablo time.
There was quite a nnmberof commercial
travelers on our streets this week. Busi
ness must bu flourishing in Union, as they
say they always do well hero.
lion Chas. Goodnough, of Island City, is
no iv in New York, attending tho bedside of
his daughter, Bossie, who is lingering in
the last stages of consumption.
Mr, Johnny McLean, who has been in
Scotland for some timo, is now in Illinois,
on his way home. Ho and lady will arrive
here about the lust of the mouth.
Mr. John Hailey, Jr., deputy sheriff of
Umatilla county, was in town Friday, look
ing for a man who jumped his bonds.
We acknowledge a pleasant call.
Mrs. Sullivan returned last Friday from
Portland, being unable to get much relief
Irom tho phyticlaus there. She left Mary
there to attend school this winter.
Mr. S. A. Cunningham, of Cornucopia,
and Miss Mary Goodall, of Union, wero
married in Portland last week. Their
many friends in Union county wish them
success and happiness.
Master Harry Coopor was tho recipient of
a birthday party and many congratulations
by his young friends Inst Monday evening
at tho homo of his parents in North Union,
It was his fifteenth birthday.
Mr. James Sams was down from Big
creek, Friday. He informs us that ho has
bought tho farm of Frank Ayers, consisting
of ICO acres. Mr. Sains has now 010 acres
of as fine land as there is In Oregon.
Thanksgiving passed off very quietly In
Harney, says tho Press. No ono very drunk
and everybody happy "and thaukful. We
do not consider a man drunk when ho can
lay on his back in tho street and motion
teams around him.
Quito a number of tho Pino valley people
aro in the city this week. Among them wo
notice Bruce Pancake, Charles Geno, John
and George Dciiney, Scott Curry, Albert
Curry, Kelsay Porter, J. P. Dcnno, wife
and daughter, nnd J. B Wheelock and
Mr. W, T. Burdett, of Cornucopia, and
Mis Lilly Brown, of Tacoma, wero mar
ried in Portmod n low days ago. Tho many
friends of Mr. Burdett, in Union county,
1)1)1 that lm ltus ourod the treasure lie
dtwerves, and wUh him and his wife all
Mr. Jesse Alboroon. the Cornueopla-incr-
hant. c.!!c.lonitli fore part of the week.
He BfidJil- ;.V- are visiting relatives and
frjc.U 1. 1 (h valley. The recent destruc
tion of hla si .ire by lire, U a great loss to
Mr. Albersoii and lie is struggling bravely
to get In running order again. Ho ha
opened up Ui ) Albino hotel, and Is utili
zing port ui it for a tore. i
Mr. nnd Mr- John Wi.kn n. . t Hh;h
yalley, were in the city Mn. lav lajlng in
Christnins presents and potting ready for
the holidays. While here they subteribed
for another copy of Tun Scout to lx sent
to their son, Joseph, who is attruding
school at the Cove.
A pleasant social gathering was had at
thu rosldcnco of P. C. Reams, last Saturday
evening. A number of invited young folks
participated in games and dice -ful chat
until a lato hour, when all returned home,
expressing themselves as haingbien loy
Mr. Nelson Murray, accompanied by his
brother, returned from Athena-a few days
ago whero his son, Pete, i. Ho reports
that Pcto h getting along nicely and will
soon recover from the shootiti. Mrs.
Murray, his mother, will remain with him
until he is well enough to return home.
The bonds otE. II. Mi, cx-oounty clerk
of Buker county, indicted for forgery, was
raised by Judge Fee from $St)0 to $1500, to
appear before the next grand jury, pending
tho decision of Ins honoi cmir.'rnlng tho
legality of the indictment returned ly the
late grand jury. Conclusive evidence is
said to exist establishing the guilt of Mix,
but for some reason no is not piosumted,
presumably on account of his standim; so
cially nnd financially, as an ordinary rimi
nal would bo. What is our country coming
to? Is thl tho equal rights to all as laid
down In our constitution?
The holiday number of West Shore is an
elegant specimen of color printing, its de
signs are beautiful ami varied, and iU lit
erary features aro of tho highest older, all
being suited to tho season. Nothing finer
has been received from tho great eastern
illustrated papers. Every journalist in the
northwest feels proud that such a publica
tion, which has no rival outside of Now
York City, should bo produced hero,
and every citizen of the northwest should
take nn equal pride in it and give it a hear
ty support. Copies of tho holiday number
can be purchased of news dealers, or by
mail from the publishers at Portland, Ore
gon. Prico 2.") cents.
Miss May Stevens, assisted by hor music
pupils, will given "Mnsicalo" at tho Meth
odist church, Friday evening. Dec. l!)th.
The following programme will bo rendored:
Instrumental duet Misses Winnie Tut
tlo and Maggie Dobbin.
Piano solo Harry Walrnth.
Piano solo Miss Tina Kennedy.
Piano solo Miss Dora Springer.
Instrumental duotr Georgia Etikin and
Piano solo Miss Nellie Wright.
Piano solo Miss Flora Springer.
Piano solo Miss Kate Wright.
Vocal duct Mrs. Lloyd and Mrs. Cooper.
Piano solo Miss Helen Striker.
Instrumental duet Misses Winnie Tut
tic and Addle Hutchinson.
Vocal solo Mrs. M. M. Hall.
Piano solo Miss Lulu Romillard.
Song Stella Levy.
Piano solo Edna Romillard.
Instrumental duet Misses Lulu and Le
Vocal solo Mrs. J. L. Carter.
Instrumental duet Miss Tina Kennedy
and Master Harry Wal.iath,
This is what you ought to have, Intact,
you must have It, to fully enjoy life.
Thousands arc searching for it daily, and
mourning because they find it not. Thous
ands upon thousands of dollars aro spent
annuolly by our peoplo in tho hopo that
thoy may attain this boon, And yet it
mny bo had by all. Wo guaranloo that
Electric Bitters, if used according to direc
tions and tho uso persisted in, will bring
you Good Digestion nnd oust tho domon
Dyspepsia and install instead Eupepsy.
Wo recommend Electric Bitters for Dys
pepsia and all diseases of tho Liver, Stom
ach and Kidneys. Sold at f0c. nnd ?1 per
bottle by R. II. Brown, the druggist,
Now Grist Mill.
Tho Davis Brothers, of this city, have
about completed arrangements for tho
erection and equipping of a now grist mill
in this.city, with a capacity of fifty barrels
porday. H will bo a full roller mill of tho
latest and best manufacture, and run In the
Interests of tho farming community in gen
eral. They aro now negotiating for n suita
ble water power, which, if thoy cannot se
cure for n fair consideration, will bo sup
planted by steam. Tho mill will bo in run
ning order by tho timo threshing is finished
next fall and custom grinding will bo mado
a specialty. Itwlli bo a great convenience,
to our farmers and will undoubtedly bo ac
corded a hearty patronage.
Talco It Before BreaUfaat.
Tho great appotizor, tonic and llvor regu
lator. In use for moro than CO years in
England, Positivo specific for liver com
plaint. Bad tasto in tho mouth on aris
ing in tho inornint.', dull pains In the head
and back of tho eyes, tired feeling, dizzi
ness,' lanpour symptoms of Hver com
plaint. Remedy Dr. Henley's English
Dandelion Tonic, Relieves constipation,
sharpens tho appotlta and tones up tho en
tiro system. Get tho genuine from your
druggist for $1, and take according to di
NOTIOK TO SliTTI.K.
All persons Indebted to tho undersigned,
by note, booK nccount or otherwise, are
expected to settle their accounts without
further notice. I am compelled to adopt
this courso on account of my losses by thu
recent 11 ro in Cornucopia.
12 18-3ni J. L. ALBERSON.
OAItUOLU In thi city. Monday, Dee. 15,
lrt). to the wife ui J. M. Carroll, a son,
Wtdght H14 pound.
Mother mid child doing well, but Marlon
seems to be allttlo "ogslted." The llmt In
timation wc had of tbo above iimutloiioil
event was when Marlon ruhd Into our
oillco and exclaimed : "I tell you luM u
Jo Dandy. He's got a (1st on him like a
slugger and yuii just ought to hear him
ting.' It is needless to say that law cases
itudbusiuesD will bo matters of secondary
consldiratlou until that boy gets to bo sev
eral weeks older.
)Said a critical tramp,"! would say
Crusts of bread often come in." my wav:
'out uey re tousrt now no more
GiresJ'the air inthvefif-ijilfplay,,
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1 am overstocked in
Clothing, Dry Goods, and all kinds of Dress
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Call Early and Secure
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t-Tliesc goods are of the latest styles
and importations, but must and will be sold
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Has tho Largest General llnrecry Btoek in tho Mountain Country 125 Acroa.
Trees from Pnyetto Nursery will reach Ornndo Hondo valley in six
bourn from tho timo they aro taken from tho ground.
fountain Crown Trees are Hardy, Vigorous
Do not order until you luivo visited ournursory, seen our agent or got
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The Jones Bros., Photographers, Union,
Oregon, are now prepared to do finer work
than ever before.
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