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About The Oregon scout. (Union, Union County, Or.) 188?-1918 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 17, 1891)
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Sfye Oregon 5sout
Has double the circulation of
any paper in the county.
Is recognized as the leading
paper of Union county.
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Hero Will ttio 1'rcsn tho lVoplo's KilitN Mntntiiln.
i VOL VIII.
UNION, OKIXJON, TIIUHSDAV, SEPTKM BISK 17, 1S1M.
J. W. Sttr.I.TO.N. j. M. CARKHM..
S HELTON & C AH ROLL,
Attorneys at Law,
Special .nttcn' fMi jv'en to .ill business
entrusted t ui.
Olllcc two loo sout'i of ..ink.
Attorney at Liw,
trusrtedmtJ'llt,0n P""1 l l)Uki"cfi! ''"
Offlce one door south of .hardware
store of Summers tfc Layne.
I. N. CROMWELI M. 1).,
Physicijin and Surgeon,
All calls promptly a' .li to. dnv or
Olllcc one door south nf the hardware
store of Summers A'. Layne Itesidenee on
A St., found house west Wright's store.
E. RKOOKS, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon,
ISLAND CITY, ORHGOX.
9"-Protupt attention given t all profes
sional calls, day or night.
T. McNAUGHTOX, M. 1).,
Physician and Surgeon,
S&-AU ea.N promptly .tt tended to. dav
V. II. EWIX, M. I).,
Physician and Surgeon,
All Calls nUruduo t day or night.
MRS. A. M. PELIIA.M, M. D.
Diseases of children a Specialty.
Can be found at the res, deuce of G. W,
Amen, north of town.
VI Wi L. I V I VA. V k
BENSON BROS, Phoprietors.
Beef, Pork, Veal, Mutton, Hams
KHPT TX.STAXTLY DS 11 A XI).
ex i on. oki-:gn
WILLIAM WILSON, Proprietor.
Finest ot -inea, Liquors and Ci
gars Kept in Stock.
for medii 'iial ntn-puses a
Good billiard table
Drop in and be so-
LUMBER for SALE
at the High Valley
All kinds of lumber constantly on hand
or furnished on short notice Prices cheap
ns the cheapest.
Patronage - Solicited.
VM. WILKINSON & SOX.
L, J. Rocthk, Piopr.
Onp fcite the Court House, I nion. Oregon
Hav'ng again assumod control of this
l)0iular house, I cordially invite the
public to give me a call.
Tables Furnished with the Best
the Market Affords.
Fim-clnss Lodging. Kverything no ly
and neatly titted up. t
Meals, O Cer.cs.
B e d s, Cents.
None but white cooks employed. 1-10.
SALARY m KSSi
Good Agems to .ell our licneral line ot
Merchandise. Xo peddling. Above salary
will be paid to "live" agents
For further information, address:
CAICAGO GHNKRAL .Sl PPLY CO.,
-.K West Va i IlurenSt..
i lilcago. III.
UNION CITY HOTEL
A WEAK MAN
Can now i tiro himself . f the deplora
ble results .f Early Abuae ,J Perfectly
Beitore Vigor and Vitality by 'tir
ITi Treat. ment. The I'.miarlraUe Cureg
of hapoksb..iScT..f Nervu DbUlty and
Private Complaints itri- si.unpint; out
quackery Hverywhor.- 1'rcuties and
Question l.t, a ph un'if gift to
humanity, will l ''f1 t" H'0
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R. M. BROWN,
PERFITM ERY, PAINTS.
OILS, GLASS, PUTTY, Etc.
' A Complete and Ynried Stock of Wall
, l'ap-ron hand,
Prescriptions Carefully Compounded
Day or Night.
i A full tuipply of -chool books con-
! stantly on hand.
I . .
DRIVhR & MARTIN,
Care and attention paid to
Shoeina Trotting Horses, In-
terfering and Contracted
Feet a Specialty.
J3Plov work, Laying of Cylinder
Teeth, Balancing, etc., given special
Shop, Main St., Union, Oregon.
State Agricultural College.
Opens Sept. 18, 1S91.
COFRSK OK STl'DY arranged cxprcss-
: ly to meet the needs the Farming and
mechanical interest of me Htate.
Large, commodious an "ell-vcntilatcd
liuildings. The College is loi ated in a cul
tivated and Christian community, and one
of the healthiest in the State.
Expenses need not exceed $150 for the En
Two or more Tree scholarships from
every County. Write for Catalogue to
li. L. RNoLP, President,
7-IG 2m ' 'on allis, Oregon.
Do You Want to
SAVE FROM 25 TO 50 CENTS
On Every Dollar You Spend?
If so, write for our Illustrated Catalogue,
containing illustrations and prices of every
thing manulactureu in tlie I mteu states,
at manuiacturers prices. iu,uno illustra
tions, all lines represented. Catalogue
mailed Iree 01 application. Address,
Chicago gi:ni:ral sppi'ly co.,
I 17K U'l.l Vim l!llr..li St f'liien 111
Tlie Cove Dn Store
JASPKR (i. STEVENS, Propr.
Perfumery, Paints ami Oils.
l'resorlptioiis Carefully I'rupnreil,
AI.so ii:alkk ix
Imported and Domestic Cigars,
School Books, lite.
Stage - Line!
Quickest anfl Cheapest
Route to tlie Pine Creek
$1 W C
8 do lift)
0 00 8H
nlon Ui Park
" " CoruuMinln
VV ly thwir ljlIuM to Uli Wwr
in wl bmh mow do mi T-lT-n
First Eastern Oregon Dis't
AVI T I R T-T. T 7 I? I m
AGRI ULTURAL and DRIVING PARK
Grand Ronde Yalley Agricultural Society,
1) EG I NN I NG
MONDAY, October 5th
And Continuing Six Days.
MiiiiiiiiMinmtiiii 1 in 1 1 1 111 111 1 111 11 1 111
Live Stock, Mechanical Handiwork, and
o o : o o
Of the Grande Ronde Valley Agricultur
al Societv, for its first meeting October
5th. IWM :"
Running, one-half mile, for year-olds,
free for till, purse 150 geldings to carry
110 pounds, lihies 107; winner of any - year
old race this season .'! pounds extra.
Running, one-half mile and repeat, '1 in
3, nurse $l"0. Novelty. 'J in ."1, for li year
olds, free for sill, purse fU'OO.
Saddle-horse race, one half tulle, purse
?f0, entrance fA hutrMice money to go
with race. First money (HI per cent, second
30 per cent, third 10 pur cent. The direct
ors reserve the ritfhi to liar race horses.
Trotting, H in ; for year olds, purse $200.
Running, one-half mile dash, free for all.
purse $ 100. Tiotting, .'t minute class ,'( in a,
purse f 2o0.
Running, one and iiiie-hiilf mile, free for
all purse $:i00. Trotting. .1 in f free for all.
Running, one mile, novelty, Istqr. .j.r0,
2nd jr. $.'"). 3rd or. ifSO. 1th ir. $W, purse
f2(X). Trotting, 2:10 class, ;i ni
The pur-.-s aggregate
O O ; o-
The Management will do
everyt hing in their power
to Entertain and Benefit
Citizens of Wallowa, linker, Malheur,
Grant and Union counties,
this is your
And Grand Ronde Valley, "Tho Garden
of the Gods," with a bountiful linrv
est of every desirable product
of the field, orchard and
garden, greets you with
No Entrance Fee will be
charged in any class ex
cept trials of speed.
Bring every article of merit from
Stable, Pasture, Ficld.Orchard, Garden
Dairy, Meadow, Forest, Mine Bring
everything but your dog. Let us show
the people the varied resources of
REDUCED RATES BY RAIL!
VFor list of preinln s, rulos and reg
A. C MILLER or K. 8. McCOMAB.
LA OR. SDK, ORKGON.
Obtained, and all Patent Iltulneiis uttended
to Promptly and for Moderate Fees.
Ourolllce is opposite the U. K. Patent
Office, and we can obtain 1'atenin in less
time than those remote from Vaoington.
Send MODKLor I)RA WIXO. Wo odvlno
as to liantentabilily free of charge : and we
mako NO CHAJtOK L'XLKSS PATKXT IH
Wo refer, here, to the Potdinaster. the
Hupt. of Monev OnUr Div , and Vi ullkiaU
of tho U. K. Patent OltU-t. Koi circular,
advice, Itiriun ami retlertiiivM to actual cli
ent In your own Htute or County, writu to
(J. A. KNOW & Co..
Oppoltu Patent Offlcu. Watliluutoil. JL 0.
Written fur Tim s orT
I'oti.le-t lo ninl pure ileMitUm,
SeomincU . are burn of fntc.
Yet 1 1) roll MX, troll emotion
(Juickly ehalivos love to Imte.
Hope with hrllliniit. biuivunt spirits
IteurliltiR foruimt with ilelteht
oft, while renpltiir Koltleti merits,
Milks ln'tietli emotion's blight.
Hlliiil, mKvMililini;, false emotion
Mocks Ht line, ami hope, mid Joy:
Strumites anient, pure ileotloii,
Knn a llHine tliut will destroy .
11. l r.MKUY.
MeI)U i. M'KiNiis. September II, lsp.
Mrs. Kutie Spears and Miss Lottio
Rover are visiting relatives in our set
tlement. lohn Parker, of llarnoy valley, is
here on u visit to his brother, Nathan
J. 11. Sams is now hauling lumber
and will soon erect, u commodious
dwelling on his homestead.
I Mr. .lames II. IUuiek is building
I a line residence on the farm ho bought
J I of Albeit Wright, .lames is preparing
for solid comfort in his old days.
The thresher of Etnele and Wright
Rros. and tlie thresher of Harsin and
sons are both doing excellent woik
and seem to have all they can do.
Dunham Wright has a huge amount
of fine fall and winter apples no llys
on them and also a fine lot of prunes
which he will sell reasonable or tiudo
Mrs. Molli Wilson, of Long valley,
Idaho, is visiting her sister, Mrs. W
D. Etnele. She it much pleased with
this section anil will likelv make it her
It is rumored that J. W. Worley,
Rill Duncan and W. E. Turner will
soon petition our newly appointed and
worthy school superintendent to be set
apart in a new district of their own.
F. P. Duncan, of Raker City, has
taken up headquarters at the springs
He will soon don the simps and leath
er hat-band and make a seareli for his
band of horses, which seem to bo
The youngsters of Park, Powder
river and Rig creek congregated at tho
springs on the llth inst. for a surprise
and bad a very enjoyable time, and
tripped the light fantastic until the
little wee hours.
Elisha Rrouer, late of Nebraska, has
taken up his residence in our settle
ment. We gladly welcome such men
among us, as he is no old bach., but
litis a family consisting of a wife and
three grown daughters.
Dunham Wright and his brother, L.
M. Wright, lato of Missouri, have just
returned from Raker county after a
week's visit with relatives and friends.
They report having seen some rough
country. Tho next time they go they
will take buloons for safety.
W. D. Emelo has raised the boss
crop of the settlement. He threshed
2,700 bushels, of which more than
1.G00 bushels is the vory best of wheat.
David steps around, his hat a little to
one side, and thumbs in the arm holes
of his vest, and thinks wheat will
reach a dollar without doubt.
J. U. Hams excites his homo ones by
picking up his ax, waltzing into his
granary, striking right and left, tear
ing down partitions and lotting tho
golden grain fill and obstruct tho en
tryways. My God, Shim, uro you
crazy? Don't you see tho granary is
breaking down and the wheat running
under tho floor? That is tho way Big
creek granaries aro imposod upon if it
is an oil' year.
Our old timers say look out for ft
hard winter. Wood rats and bear aro
thick in tho settlement. It. M. Dun
can and Win. D. Parker both killed u
fine specimen of tho bruin family this
week almost right in their door yards,
and Mrs. Dunham Wright has had
more than 100 pounds of dried plums
carried ofl'by tho wood rats in the last
three nights. Sho lias declared war
and has sent to town for steel traps
W. J. Townly, superintendent of tho
Sanger mino, passed tho springs
the other day in a bran now road cart.
He seemed to have as much troublo
with tho unruly thing as uti average
bronohoister does witn his bran now
broncho. Olio wheel would turn on
tho spindle while tho other remained
stationary as if rivitvd. Tfco conso
quuucus aro ho use up nil the axle
grtwso, ktule butter and noap grouko
butwouu Union and Hunger on the
turnul thing. Probably lie is no
awuro that Mich things uro constructed
nowadays with airbrakes.
News of tho Week From Our Regular Cor
respondent at the Capital.
W vsiii.MiTos, September I, ls'.U.
Editoi! Oukuo.v Scot'T:
Secretary Rusk has linished his vaca
tion, paid Mr. Harrison a combined
j social and business visit, and is now
settled at his desk in the agricultural
j department for the 'season. Ho is
greatly inteuMed in the government
inspection of dressed meals authorized
by an act i f the last eongioss, which
he was instrumental in pushing
through. While he was away the
sccretuiy organized a pork inspection
station at Milwaukee and he has appli
cations for stations liom Kansas City
and Omaha. Ho says of the new law:
"The plan of beef and pork inspection
which has been iiiaugtiiated in the
west, is proving a great success.
! Reef is thoioughly inspected at Chi
j cago by the department, a post-mor-i
tern, as it were, being held on each
luminal, and at. the same place the
arrangements for inspection have
been so thoroughly systomizetl that
tho shippers will be prepared to send
abroad 1,200 hogs a dav as soon as the
rcsti iolions on American pork aro re
moved by Germany, which I have
reason to know will be soon." Tho
secretary said he had no further in
formation concerning the recent rain
producing experiments of Prof. Dyren
forth than had already appeared in
the newspapers. The rain-inaking
experiments, although nominally un
der the agricultural department,
are in icality independent, being con
ducted under a special act of congress
which uppiopriated the money there
for. Secietary Foster has extended in
definitely tho time within which tho
1A per cent bonds, which ceased to
draw inteiest Wednesday of this week,
may be extended at 2 per cent. Not
quite half of the .fo 1,000,000 which
were outstanding when the oiler wan
first made have been presented for
extension, and it is saiil that Secretary
Foster accuses tho National bank peo
ple of having deceived him. A dele
gation of them from New York were
closeted with him yesterday, and it is
supposed that these outstanding bonds
weie under discussion.
Opinion is divided as to whether
theie is any truth in the rumor that
Civil Service Commissioner Roosvelt
bus resigned in a pet because Mr.
Harrison did not act upon his recent
recommendation and remove twenty
odd Federal officials in Raltinioro for
"pernicious political activity." Those
who believe the rumor do so because
they know that Mr. Roosvelt is wealthy
and cares nothing for tho salary at
tached to tho office, and that he is
impulsive and seemingly fond of noto
riety every report ho has ever made
has always found its way into tho
columns of the press, and there is
more than u suspicion that Mr. Roose
velt could easily explain how they got
there. More than ouo of them has
been printed in tho newspapers before
it was received by Mr. Harrison.
These things make it easy for some
people to believo that Mr. Roosevelt
has got into a "huff" and tendered his
resignation to President Harrison.
Tho other view of the matter puts it
in a di Here tit light. Inasmuch as
Mr, Harrison and the members of the
cabinot directly concerned have been
away from Washington almost contin
ually since Mr. Koosovelt made his
report Mr. Wanainaker says ho saw
tho official copy of the report this
week for tho first time it would bo
manifestly unfair for Mr. Roosevelt to
get mad because no action had been
taken thereon. Ho will probably
have cause to get mud in tho end un
less popular belief is wrong, but ho has
no cause at this time, Mr. Harrison
has a good deal moro cause to be mud
than Mr, Koosovelt has, on account of
tho prematura publication of this very
report, and it is more than probable
that ho would very gladly accept Mr.
Roosevelt's resignation if it could be
hud without asking for it, and at least
two members of tho cabinet have good
reason to entertain tho sumo sort of
President Polk, of tho national
farmers' alliance, wheu usked whether
he contemplated fighting a duel with
tho North Ourolhm editor who has
been ubiulng him and attacking his
clmniotor, raplied; "Of course not.
ThU whole silly duel story was started
by u newspaper correspondent In
North Carolina for the purpose of try
ing to make a sensation."
Owing to its bearing upon national
politics the news thai Lieut. Governor
Jones, of "he pays the freight" fame,
may become an independent candi
date for governor of New York, if
Flower is nominated by the democrats,
has excited the liveliest interest, hero
and is being everywhere discussed.
There are lots of 'democrats who do
not hesitate to say that .Jones will do
just right if he goes into an independ
ent movement, as they consider that
he was fairly entitled to tho nomina
tion from the democrats. Republicans
are of course jubilant over the news,
and all of them aie wishing that it
may turn out to be true.
Secietary Tracy is now at (Jape
May Point with Mr. Ilunison, and it
is said that tho Gheradi-Walker scan
dal, which has of late occupied so
much space in the mottopolitun pa
pers, is the subject upon which Mr.
Harrison wanted to confer with tho
.1. II. O.
Crop-Woather Bulletin, No. 27.
The observer of the Oiegou Weather
Ruioau, of Portland, Oregon, has is
sued the bulletin for the week ending
Saturday, Kept. 12, IS01, tho same be
ing bused upon reports received from
117 correspondents, which is as follows :
Weather. The temperature has
been lower, yet above tho average.
The utmospheao has been clearer of
smoke. The weather has boon partly
cloudy and local showers prevailed
during the latter part of tho week.
Crops. The showers have dono no
material damage; they havo delayed
some lato threshing and somewhat
retarded hop picking in soino sections.
The threshing of grain is practically
over, only a few small lots yet remain
to bo threshed. The wheat is being
delivered to warehouses and elevators.
Tho wheat product was never bettor.
Tho berry is of first grade. Tho yield
has been heavy, generally more than
was anticipated. Large yields aro
reported from every county. In
WitHhington county, for example, ouo
farm yielded 1(! bushels per acre, an
other .11 bushels per acre. Smut is
moro generally reported than usually,
though it is not this year so very ex
tensive. Spring wheat is more a fleet
ed than ftdl wheat. Tho oat crop has
been good but not as proportionally
good as the wheat crop. Hop picking
will be about finished next week un
Icks the present rains should delay the
pickers more than is rrow expected.
Tho hops of Douglas county wero sup
posed to bo free from lice and mould,
but on picking, some yards aro found
to bo badly damaged. No lico are ob
servable in Josephine county. Jt is
estimated that lice and mould havo
damaged the hop crop to the oxtcnt of
.f;j00,000. In Jackson and Josephino
counties corn is ripe and of good
quality and yield. Summer fallowing
is in progress in many of the Willam
ette valley counties.
Weather. A few showers have oc
curred. Tho temperature has been
cooler and about tho average Thoro
has been less smoke in tho atmosphere.
In the interior counties, on the higher
elevations, frosts occurred.
Crops. The showers did no dam
age. Threshing is in progress in soino
sections and in some counties it is
nearly dono. In Wasco and in purta
of Sherman county the wheat is moro
shrunken than in the other counties.
Yields of -10 bushels and upwards aro
frequent in Morrow, Umatilla and
Union counties. In tho latter county,
in Uaker, Wallowa and interior coun
ties, harvesting and threshing is well
along. Keports indicate yields above
tho average and abovo the expecta
tions of tho farmers in every county.
Tho wheat has bogun to movo to Bca
bourd. Fruit continues plentiful.
Grapes aro ripo in many localities.
1). S. PAGUE,
Observer, U. S. Weather Duroau.
ON TO PORTLAND!
And tho North Pacific Industrial Ex
poittlon. To those ilenlrlnir to vKU tho Exposition
tho Union Paclflo will soil tickets at One
and One-Fifth faro lor tho Round Trip, on
Monday, Wednesday uud Friday of uach
week butwi'vn bcptmiibtr JO and OcloUvr
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