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A Tramp's Opinion of a Promi
nent Railroad Man.
Joe. Yovcll's Triit to the lias; Scarcity
of Ki'WS Sold out His Loaning
Antkmu'i:, Dec. 23,
I wish cvoryhody a happy New
The Bollo of Antelope is well nysun,
looking as chirp and pretty u.s over.
Ir. Willimn lluli'inan has comple
ted his logging contract, at llilgard,
and returned home. He j-old out his
oxen, log wa.ons and entire outfit, and
quit the hiisiness for good. Mrs. 1 lull
man is recovering rapidly from her
late spell of sickness.
Antelope is a dry place for news. 1
inquire of the people, "what is the
news?" and they inform me, "nothing."
That appears to he their principal oc
cupation nowadays doing nothing.
Jf they would only get up a dog tight,
horse race, turkey shooting or have a
dance or two, there would soon he
plenty of news irom Antelope, for wo
are a sociahle people up here when wo
get started. Hut lately we have fallen
into a Kip Van Winkle sleep.
Tho masquerade hall at Union on
Christmas night was a grand allair.
The hall was crowded with fair women
and hrave men. 1 never knew there
was so many beautiful women in
Grande Itonde valley, before. As 1
was not acquainted with many of the
beautiful ladies piesent, I came to tho
conclusion, after serious thought on
the subject, that there was no ono
there 1 liked as well as myself.
Did ye sec that .John Mnlonc, will his shin
in' brand new li.it,
Did ye notice how lie walked like a grand
There was line's an' banners wavin' hijrh,
ami dre anil style were shown,
Hut the best of all the company win that
.Mister John Malone.
Mr. Joseph Yowell is staying close
to the house this cold weather, put
ting in his time hugging the stove
when Mrs. Yowell is away, doe swears
tho wind don't blow in l'ylo canyon.
As ho has lived hero for twenty-five
years, 1 did not dispute with him on
tho subject, for i thought he certainly
ought to know. After forty year's ab
sence .Joe went east a few years ago to
see his brothers. He left the train a
few miles from the town where his
brothers lived and bought himself a
new suit of broadcloth clothes and a
shining new plug hat. He also met
several old schoolmates and there was
great rejoicing and good fellowship,
etc., etc. As .Joe boarded the train to
go on to his brother's with three bot
tles of champagne inside his body he
ran up against a tine French plate
looking-glass fastened on the side of
the I'ullman car. A smile thnt was
childlike and bland overspread his
handsome and honest eountenar.ee as
ho reached out his hand to his image
in the looking-glass and said : "1'ut it
there, brother Kill. Notwithstanding
your fine clothes and plug hat, I know
by vour face you are a Yowell." Joe
tliniieht it was one of his brothers
come to meet him.
A tramp struck my camp on Vow
iw r!vr u few nitrhts nco. He was
an entertaining cuss, having been all
over tho world. Ho had just been
discharged from a railroad section,
and consequently was down on Jay
Gould. He informed mo that Jay
Gould was discharging hundreds of
men all along tho line, and that he
was a curse to civilization. Look at
the thousands of men, women and
children ho has rendered destitute in
his life in gratifying his lovo for nion
reckers thrive in wild
storms which dash dismasted ships on
a cruel coast, or as camp followers find
their richest rewards in a dark night
that follows a battle, Jay Gould pros
pers and triumphs, when other peo
ple are in diro distress. It was a cold
day for America when that man star
ted out with his rat trap to prey on
mankind. Alter supper my friend of j
a night lit his pipe, and as he pulled
the snioko from his mouth in evident
enjoyment, delivered himself as fol
lows: "Did you evor notice how sus
picious and hard-hearted religious
peoplo arc?" 1 informed him that
was news to mo. I always thought
they wero as liberal as other peoplo.
He said thoy were not; whenever ho
struck a to-called Christian for some- .
thing to oat, thoy never gavo it only
advice and you know advice is poor '
grub for ft hungry man. In tho mom
:.. ..... frintiil nftfr breakfast, went
on his way, and the last bit of infor-
Ult inn " . . .
mution I derived from him was that
stock men and miners wero a ireo
hcartcd class of people.
Items of Interest From Our Regular Cor
Covr., Dec, at.
Mr. Kusscil Miller was immersed
last Sunday by the Nov. Johnson of
the M. K. church.
Prof. J. II. White, the mimic and
elocutionist, gave one of his interest
ing entertainments at Morrison church
Mr. Kugcne Foster, who is suttcring
with an attack of typhoid fever, seems
to be progressing favorably towards
convalescnee at this writing.
The hall at the Cove hall, New
Year's night promises to be a very in
teresting social event. Mrs. Kelly and
Mis. Forrester will prepare tho supper.
This insures an elegant repast.
Dr. E. U. Holmes arrived from San
Francisco last week and is spending
the holidays at home. He has just
returned from a six month's voyage
in the north, on the U. S. revenue
The Christmas tree at the Morrison
church was greeted by a full house.
Many were unable to gain admittance.
We suppose there will be room for all
when the new church buildings arc
James Henderahott went to Portland
last week. He will attend the meeting
of the State Hoard of Horticulture and
will also find time to occupy a promi
nent seat in the third house of the
Snow began fulling Tuesday night
and soon settled the dust. If tho
weather clerk will now see lit to fur
nish a month's wet weather before the
regular freeze up, good crops next sea
son will be assured.
An Interesting Batch of Social and Lo
Tim l'.utK, Dee. 28, tSSK).
Martin has erected a new
Miss Grace Doyle, of Pine valley, is
attending school here.
Quite a number of our farmers have
been butchering hogs lately.
Jo South has went and uone and
traded horses again, and got old Jerry.
W. M. South thinks the deer are
real mean to keep hid so ho can't kill
Mrs. Eva Truesdall, who has been
visiting in the Park, returned homo
Sammie Vanorder has bought a ton
of barbed wire to fence his ranch with
on Kig creek.
Mrs. James Wisdom got a substan
tial present from her mother who lives
It. M. South lost a valuable cow last
Tuesday night, by choking to death on
a cabbage stalk.
Moso has not yot returned. It is
thought he has gone with the Indians
in their ghost dances.
Mr. Gelaspie and wife and Mr.
Moore and wife were visiting sit CS rand-
pa South's, Friday night.
Ike's Christmas present arrived a
few days too soon. It was a line !) lb.
boy, and was born Dec. 20th.
Health, generally, good, Lut Mrs. K.
M. South has got a very sore throat,
with two largo cankers. She is im
Archie Vanorder has hauled his hay
up to the Lee place and is going to
winter there. Ho will move as soon
as snow falls.
School started on the lsith, in a
warm house. Tho teacher and pupils
have been sweating, not being used to
Keautiful weather for the fall and
winter, so far. Some snow has fallen,
but is all gone. Tho ground is frozen
to the depth of the moisture.
Wm. Vanorder is the boss trapper.
Ho has caught seven or eight coyotes
this winter, and has thinned them out
somo, as tho man said when he had
killed ono deer.
The young folks of Park and Kig
creek havo been having a lino time of
late, dancing. There was a dunce at
Dolby's on Christmas, ono at Medical
Springs on Friday night and ono at
Turner's on Saturday night.
How would the marksmen of High
valley like to come over to the shingle
mill and havo a social shooting match,
some time get acquainted with the
Park sports? Shoy don't know how to
compare themselves with other marks
Christmas has come and gone and
so has the masquerade ball at
Dolby's hall, likewise somo of the pro
nriotor' blood. There was not n dzen
fights, but thero was two or three
scratches and lots of talk about fight
ing. Very civiluing that, when it
conies to young men getting out and
cursing each other. Bright outlook
for young America.
A Warning to People Who Trade
in Maker Citv.
A Would-be l'mvlioy--lJ.tnn Handed--Sleighs
Taken oil. lVrsmal
Mimirw. SiMMNf.s, lice. an. ISM.
The holidays are here and the young
sters as well as the old people are hav
ing lots of fun.
W. L. Myers has bonded the farm
of William Miles, of Lower Powder.
I. T. llowman, J. W. Johnson, John
ltegan and Mr. lliatt, of Sanger, are
laying up for repairs at the springs.
Miss Minnie Parker, of the Hotel
Independence, Sanger, is spending the
holidays with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. N. Parker.
The stage company put on sleighs
and run one trip only between this
place and Cornucopia. They are laved
oil" for want of snow.
Lyman Wright is breaking a num
ber of line geldings for the Sound and
Kritish Columbia markets, whither
they will be shipped in the spring.
Miss Nellie Shaw, of the Centennial
hotel, is visiting her parents. Nellie
is full of life and sings well, is also a
good organist. She makes a merry
Samuel Goble and family, of Elgin,
are visiting their aged parents, Uncle
Dave and Aunt Liddy Goble, both of
whom have outlived their allotted
three score and ten.
Miss Mertie Kicker, of Malheur
county, after a visit of several weeks
with friends here, returned to her
linmi' on tho 27th inst. That's what's
the matter with Albert.
A Christmas dinner was given by
Uncle Davo and Aunt Liddy Goble.
Sonic sixty-five persons were present
and a dinner equal to any in the coun
try was served and very much enjoyed
by all present.
L. A. Savage, of Cornucopia, who
hsis been treating a case of rheumatism,
at the springs, for the past three weeks,
has returned home much improved.
He goes for his wood pile according to
Mr. John Parker, of Harney valley,
brother of N. Parker, of this place, is
on a visit with old acquaintances here.
He will likely bo with us during the
winter. Ho says, "Pig creek against
Mr. Lee Wilson and his sister, Viola,
Mr. Will Grimes and his Bister Caddie,
of the Cove, are spending the holidays
with us, and report having a splendid
time. They are a jolly crew and will
have a pleasant time wherever they
may be. The old women hero say
Lee is the "biggest liar in forty states."
Crooks Panics has quit the saffron
business. McKinley bill4 the cause.
He tries to make a cow boy of himself,
loses a linger on his first attempt, but
lull of courage he makes a second at
tempt, is thrown higher than Gilder-
oy's kite, loses his great leathern nickel
plated hat band, gets a Joe buster of a
fall, loses courage and retires fioni the
field all broko up.
Norval Love, just newly married,
went a few days ago to tho ''Denver of
Oregon" or "Queen city" to lay in a
a supply of qucenswaro and crockery,
and on his road home his team became
frightened and ran away, breaking
crockery and qucenswaro to the tune
of about forty dollars. Kut then Nor
val don't seem to care. Ho believes
in the old maxim. "A bad beginning
makes u good ending."
CI.RAK vont TACK.
It lio UiMi hurclnforo hown Iq
tliviu column thut mixlrni moll
duo hleii)outrnteI Hint a 1'lm
ply akin liuot the remit of blool
rtlft.'ti. but In caused by Imi.alreJ
dlKestlon, tor which they now gtvt
ash ud mine ml blood purlfUw, Two unrt lew
monlaUar hcroKlvcn loeoutrart tha action ol
the jHitaih iar.aparlllan and Joy' Vucetnblu fiar
saparllla. Mn. C. D. Sluart o 1121 Minion itrret, B. 1,
wrlt that ho took on of the leading mwi
pri)la for indention ami dynpvptla, It only
affrct wm to came ylmplen to ajiiwar mi her facte.
Upon taklDC Joy'i Vciretablo Humpnrllla tin
flrit effect wat the dliappcaraucti of tho J.Ira
pit and ue wai mbiequently ulluved of hti
lndhrwtlon and d iiM-p.la. Uobert Stewart aUc
,rr-tnhlr corrsctlrcf lllte'l 0! pot
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writes from Frtalutna, Cat., that
ug troublad with bollt hu found
that on of the leading lariap.
xlllae actually Increased the crup
Uoni, which wponded at unce to
for' Vegetable f-artaparllla and
dlarpA4 eltnoit haiaedlately. 1 'V'u (
ITU'ItNlHHKIi iwuain run hij --
B St. Onion. Oregon,
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In veod, can now do ay, 7-17-tf.
i Kai.kk.ii. South Carolina,
j EniTiiit OiiKiiox Seorr:
j In the days of the existunee of sla
very in the South it was a generally
I admitted fact, that the South had more
inlluenee in congress and held a iar
' ger number of de.-irable olliees, in pro
portion to mtmbcis, than the North.
; The system of slavery created wealth,
j and made it possible for the best men
! to devote themselves to public all'.iirs.
! lhisiness, in the sense in which we now
use the word, had little hold upon the
upper elass of whites. Their lives
were almost lives of the Patriarchs.
Their wealth enabled them to educate
their sous and daughter in the best
schools of the land. Their daughters
LM-aced the home and their sons tilled i
the professions ; became the la.v-nia-j
kers and governors of their States, and J
represented their people in congress.
Theii best men were sent to Washing
ton, and kept there for a life of public
service. Southern supremacy, in a
political sense, in proportion to num
bers was an admitted political fact.
Since the war, the South has quite
generally adhered to the old time policy, 1
and has sent its best men to Washing- i
ton, and has kept them there. As ti
consequence, Southern supremacy 1
has come again. A supremacy of
actual admitted ability in making laws,
iulluencing legislation, and in giving
general tone and direction to govern
mental a Hairs.
Tho Evening Journal, of Albany,
N. Y., in a recent number, gives to its
readers a dismal editorial wail under
the head of "Southern Supremacy." j
Wo give extracts from the editorial in
order to give emphasis to our own be
lief, based on somo knowledge of the
South that the day of Southern politi
cal supremacy is just before us.
"The poverty of the Democratic
party in northern material and the
supremacy of the southern wing of tho
organization were never more pain
fully illustrated than in tho current
gossip regarding thu speakership of tho
The editor says that New England,
New York, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and
the Pacific slope, have no speaker tim
ber and siro almost voiceless.
"On tho other hand, the southern
wing of democracy abounds in biil
liant intellects, any ono of which
would shine respondent in the Sneak
er's chair. Rodger (J. Mills, of Texas, j
radical free trader that ho is, would
make an able and forceful Speaker.
Charles E. Crisp of Georgia, makes up
in polish for what he lacks of Mill's
rugged nature. W. C. P. Ureekin
riili'o. of Kentucky, is tho ouual of
either and would make si picturesque
mm .1 i P
Sneaker, renoweu lor tno beauty oi
his bushy and snowy locks and his
unfailing supply of good nature. Hen
ton McMillin, of Tennessee, is another
student and orator, well trained in tho
nolitical and economic doctrines of the
Southern oligarchy and skilled in par- i
lminnt.aiv nractieo. William II.
Hatch, of Missouri, is tho equal of any
man mentioned; and behind nun
he has the inlltienco of tho Farmers'
Alliance of the southwest, a not po
The writer of this editorial, near its
close, sadly but honestly says.
"Indeed it is a recognized fact that
there is scarcely a southern State which
docs not contain speakership timber."
If then, tho democrats place their
best men in tho Speaker's chair that
man will bo the head and embodiment
of Southern supremacy. For no man
in this country, wo mako no excep
tions, has tho power to exert an influ
ence equal to the speaker of the Houso
of Representatives in Congress.
And what will the South do with
this supremacy? This question may
.. ftikiwl crmlti ii1w ufill nm 1
WKJllj lllitlH CUUIO) n DWll
liovo tho North to bo a country all
right; and the South a foreign land
all wrong. Kut wo have no fears.
The legislation cannot bo sectional.
Tho system of slavery is gone forever;
and with it went all that made tho
South a tcction. As far as tho mem
bers of congress from the South cau
direct tho alliiirs of this government
ormaku its laws, it will be done in a
broad and kindly spirit. Whatever
is good for tho South, is good for tho
whololand. And wo predict, that wo
shall bo compelled to go fur back in
... . . i .1 ..t Mr.
History, towiiru iuu unyo ui t iiounij,
ton to find supremacy as little section
al, as it will be when Southern Supre
macy is seated in tho Speaker's chair.
A Wonderful Worker.
Mr. Frank IIiisTmnn, a yoiuiK man of
itii.-lhiKtoii.Ohio, states thut hu hud beun
under the euro of two prominent phyluluns
uuil used tliolr treatment until ho wns not
ulilo toot urmiud. Thoy pronounced Ills
cuiu to he CoiiHiimption and incurable, Ho
porsuaded to try Dr. Klng'n Now Dis
covery for ('onmiiiiptiou, CoiikIim unil Colds
ami ut thut time wit nut able to walk
acrnhu thobtrect without rcating. He found,
before he had uaod half u bottle. 'thut ho
wuHinuch better; he continued to uo It
and U today enjoying food health. If you
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