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NEWS OF THE WEEK
Monmouth mid Vicinity.
Who is it that does not eDjoy thia
fine weather V
The district school opened,,out last
Monday with bright prospects for the
The farmers are turning over the
ground and the town folks «re putting
in their gardens.
Mr. J. L. Gwinn who Las been in
Monmouth sending his children to
school has moved to his home in Eola.
_ Iko. R. B. ltoothhy dropped into our
office and informed us that his wife has
just recovered from a few days sickness.
Bro. D. Stump has been sick fur sev
eral days, confined to his bed part of the
time. The physician from Indepen
dence has charge of his base, and we
hope soon to see him out again.
List Wednesday the Editor of the
H erald was 31 years old. Thia was
manifest by a handsome birth day cake
presented at this office from Mrs. Floyd,
for which all interested desire to ex
press their thanks.
A literary concert was given on Fri
day aftei noon at the recess hour, in the
grove, on the College campus. The
“ Little Folks” invited the school to
listen to ibeis-eaercisea, which would
have done credit to older ones, though
wholly prepared by themselves. They
arranged a platform for participants and
seats for audience. Among other fea
tures of the programme were a quartette
by.Edie Percival, Eflie Gherkin, Emma
Stanley„ and Laura Burnette ; a recita
tion by Laura, a reading by Edie, and
Effie and Emma, each doing well, being
heartily applauded by the audience, the
President and professors joining in the
hand-clapping.—R eader .
Last Monday Korvitz A 8trobel. of
Walla Walla, were robbed of $400 in
checks, notes and money.
The Salem Flouring Mills Co. has
bought the farmers’ warehouse at Inde
pendence and contemplate doing a large
storage business there for the use of
their mills at Salem and Oregon City.
The East Oregonian estimates the loss
of sheep by the cold weather in Umatil
la county at three per cent.
Property in Oregon City is advancing
The railroad company find if difficult
to secure all the ¿earns they want at the
front of the O. A C.
The Salem flouring mills have offered
the farmers seed wheat at first cost and
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P. H. Raymond, who has been in the
Albany post-office for ten years, this
week gave up the same to his successor.
Last year J. L. Kendall, of Shedd,
dried 15,393 pounds of apples ; J. L.
Galloway, of .Benton county, 10,000
pounds, and J. H. Harper, of Polk
county, 11,000 pounds. They brought
from 8 to 10 cents.
Wm. Armpriest, an old pioneer of
1848, died at the residence of his daugh
ter, near the Molalla, Clackamas county,
on the 12th ult.
Judge T. A. Chenoweth is lying in a
critical condition at his farm near Cor-
vallis. His reoovery is regarded very
Mrs. A. E. Canthorn, mother of Sen
ator Canthorn, of Benton county, died
at her residence in Corvallis on the-27tb
The thermometer marked 70 degrees
at Coquille City Monday, February 19.
Walia hr to baveirteff $60 01»
Presbyterian church this season.
Milton is to have a large flouring mill
Sailmaking is becoming an important
industry at Astoria.
Frank Hosby, living on the Linkville
road, died last week from injuries re
ceived by being struck by a falling tree
Marcus Vanderbilt, of Dayton, W.
T., was found dead in his bed last week.
The widow of the late Col. Baker gets
$25C0fiom the Army Medical Associa-
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The Colfax stage, in attempting to
cross Deadman gulch, broke through
the ice and both horses were drowned.
A family named McFarland, residing
near the pest house at Dayton, W. T.,
have boon attacked with the small-pox.
Hon. B. F.* Burch, P. W. Haley,
farmers, have purchased the warehouse
at Independence, near the depot.
Mrs. Mary Holman, wife of J. S.
Holman, a pioneer of 1847, died at .her
residence on the Luckiamute, Polk
county, on the 2d. -----_____ ___ ___ _
The Belt house at Independence has
changed hands, Mr. Stannus selling the
same to Peter Cook, for $5,500.
The people of Weston are talking of
erecting a woolen mill.
In Lane county the fall wheat is nearly
all said to bellied.
W. N. Smith, a new comer at Seattle,
was killed in the Yesler sawmill on the
There are at present four cases of
small-pox at tho Dayton pest house.
All but one are reported nearly well.
The bulk of immigration into What
com county, W. T., is going into the
Nooksack river county.
The high water has cut a new channel
opposite Harrisburg in the Willamette,
and one-half the river already runs
Congressman George writes that he
has asked for $60,000 for the improve
ment of Coquille river.
The A. B. field, a new steamer, will
be launched at Astoria in a couple of
i weeks. When completed, she will be
put on a regular route between Astoria
The Silverton postoffice did a $17,-
720.39 business for the last year.
Six new stages are being made at
Yreka for the O. & C. Stage company.
A boom is starting at woodville^
Jackson county, in anticipAtion of the
8. M. Nickerson has been appointed
Indian agent at Klamath.
Cattle have done remarkably well in
Coos county so far this winter.
Ralph Gear says the fall wheat in the
Waldo Hills is all killed.
There was shipped from New Tacoma
daring January, 6,508 tons Carbonado
coal, and in February, 12,552 tone.
The McFarlane Industrial Home for
the Indian girls at Fort Wrangel, burn
ed to the ground on the morning of
Henry Huffman, a farmer living near
Salem, on Friday last cut an ugly gash
in the top of his foot with u grubbing
hoe, and came near dying from the loss
of blodd before the arrival of a physi-
Mr. Thomas Lopkwood and family,
who were camped on the Blue moun
tains; near ^feaeTiiiiii
caught in a terrible snow-slide recently.
Without warning it came thundering
down the hillside, sweeping everything
before it. When it struck the tent it
threw one little girl against the stove,
by which she was burned death.
Eleven houses have floated away. One
house was demolished by Oakes of ice.
The citizens waded to a place of safety.
Twelve hnndred men have been dis
charged from Gould's new railroad, the
Pittsburg and Wes‘ern, just completed.
The road runs from Pittsburg to New
castle and from Pittsburg to Mane, Pa.
Two men, Mclnley and Brown, with
their wives, attempted, to drive acrons
the New Brunswick railway at Canton-
bury, N. B., in front of an advancing
train. The train struck them, killing
both the ladies almost instantly, and se
riously injuring Molnly.
The people of Shawneetown, III.;
in need of assistance. There are be- *
A business block has been destroyed tween 500 and 600 houses in the town,
by fire at Paris, Ky. Loss, $100,000.
every one of which is under water.
Myres Brothers’ tobacco manufactory Only thirty are habitable and those only
and warehouse at Lynchburg, Va., was
Tu^"^t&e3J'.-T<oes,$T2ff,0U0.~ have floated from their foundations^¿Jt--
An accommodation train on the Mil Five hnndred people are receiving relief.
waukee & St. Paul road was thrown One-half to two thirds of Gallatin coun
from the track at Worthington by ty is flooded. Fences are gone, corn de
a broken rail, and several passengers stroyed, stock drowned and people
jumped out and were killed.
driven from their homes. Dysentery,
The mills of the St. Joseph Lead com
pneumonia and fevers are prevalent and
pany at St. Francois, Mo., were totally are increasing.
destroyed by fire. Loss, $200,000 to
$250,000 ; insurance not known.
New York has a rum shop to every
The Prince of Wales has been visiting
125 of its inhabitants, and bread, meat
and grocery stores one to every 7326.
—...The Duka and Duchess of Edi
At Cornellsville. Pa.» the other day,"it have arrived at Berlin.-----
woman nearly 100 yearsold was convict
PartJienope, ship, at Galle, N6v. 24
ed of assault and battery.
from Melbourne, arrived with the 1
The oldest member of the British
of foremast head, foretopmast, fo
Cabinet is Mr. Gladstone, who is 73,
main, and mizen topgallaut mast, a
and the youngest, Sir Charles Dike,
maiutop mast head.
who is 39.
.John Hiygiton s s, ran on a reef off
Miss MarjL Daniels, who presents a
Chio, about 150 miles from Noumia, on
claim for $100,000 damages against the
the 21st ult.; after being there some
New York Central Railroad Co. for inju
time, slid off and sank in ten fathoms of
ries received in the Spuyten Duyvil
waterno lives lost.
disaster, has settled for $29,000, the
largest sum paid by a company for per
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a picture copied or
It is contemplated to introduce the
enlarged or a lot of fine views of Oregon
streetrope system of surface road cars and Columbia river scenery, or a dozen
in'New York the same as in San Fran first-class photographs any size, go to
cisco and Chicago.
I. G. Davidson, the busiest and most
photographer in Portland.
There Mre now but thirty miles to
N ew M ckic .—Send stamp to Wiley B.
complete on the Denver A Rio Grande
Allen, most popular music,dealer, Port
between Salt Lake and Denver.
land, Or., for complete catalogue and
Peter Dakestrom, a farmer living sample
copy ‘‘ Musical Pastime.” All
twelve miles from Fargo, D.T., attemp orders by mail filled promptly.
ted to kill his wife with a sledge.
The Household Hewing Machine took
Leaving her for dead he went and the first premium at the great Man
chester (England) Exposition for the
Governor Stephens is considered in a l»est family Hewing Machine. John B.
dangerous condition. The belief is Garrison, general agent, J67 3rd St
general that he will not recover from his
The five concerts of' Nilsson at Cin
In the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon, fof
cinnati, Ohio, shows the reoeipts to be
the County of Polk.
Maggie Harrington, Plaintiff, ve. J. W. Har
$30.000.___ ___ _____ . _____
A large fire in the New York Popular
To the above named Defendant :
Publ shing company’s building on Rose
you are hereby required to appear and an
street, took place at New York on the swer the complaint filed against yofi in the
above en tit]tri »nit, within tux week» from toe
30th. Some thirty girls were employed date
of the Service of thia Summon» upon
in the building and it is rumored that by publication to-wit : on or before the I4th
of May, A. D., 1883 ; and if you fail an to ana
three were burned to death.
for want thereof the plaintiff will take a dec
The river at Arkansas City was rising against for the relief demanded id her cumpl
to-wit : a diaaolution of the bonds of matritn
steadily pn the 3d, and great floods are now
«xisting between you.
inevitable. The people are taking their
Publication ordered by Hon. R. P. Bt
lien, Feb. 24, 1883.
property to a place of safety and fami Judge. Done at Cham
DALY A BUTLER,
Attorney* for Plaintii
lies are leaving on every train, The 18-10-6t
negroes are fleeing panic-stricken.
The town of Columbus, Ill., was en
Beok, tw all wvtaa
tirely submerged on the 3d, only the I ■ B« B ■ ■ ■—. u.■
roofs of two houses being visible. * aVMM (.I.IIKMTAM.|UVnU,
& >■ ‘ $ %•