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About Christian herald. (Portland ;) 1882-18?? | View Entire Issue (Aug. 10, 1883)
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
MONMOUTH AND VICINITY,
Roads very dusty.
Mumps are in town.
Threshing has commenced.
Weather not quite so smoky.
Hazel-nuts are plentiful this season.
Bro. W. E. Richardson will preach
Town is quiet. Everybody busily
Mrs. H. J, Butler, of Dallas, was in
town a few day3 last week.
Miss Ella Butler, of Independence,
was in town last Saturday.
Mr. Frank Bedwell, of Yamhill Co.,
spent Sunday in Monmouth._____ a
Mr. Gussie Morris, of Salem, was iD
town the first of the week.
Pres. Df T. Stanley spent a few days
"‘"Tn Portland this week.
Mr. Thomas Rash left on Thursday
morning for Eastern Oregon.
Sister P. R. Burnett has gone to Mc
Minnville to spend a short time. ____ _
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Mr. Thomas Rash and his sister, Miss
Retta, spent Sunday in Albany*
Miss Rebecca Watkins, of the Dalles,
- i« making Monmonth friends a visit.
Two sermons were preached by Bro. <
Bruce Wolverton, of Hillsboro, on last
. The Misses Emma and Ada Waller
are spending the weak at Eola, visiting
Miss Allie Bedwell left on Monday
tcL spend several weeks visiting her
\ brother at North Yamhill.
Bro, R. C. Peroival, of this place,
Jost two valuable cows last week. It is
supposed they died of poison.
The family of Bro. R. Foulkes, fore
man of the H er add office, is visiting
friends five miles west of Dallas.
For the best beaf-s£eak in the county
come, to Monmouth, where you will
find A. B. Griggs always at his stand.
The wife and little daughter of Bro.
J. A. Campbell, of Hillsboro, made
Monmouth a short visit the first of the
Apples were selling in Monmouth on
last Saturday at twenty five cents per
peck. This is an excellent price for
apples in the Willamette valley.
The farmers are in the midst of
harvest ; grain ii far better than was
, anticipated a few weeks ago. A number
of threshing machines in this vicinity
began work on last Monday.
C. G. Adkins is refitting his house on
Warren St., just east of the railroad.
Also a new fence and sidewalk have
been placed around the lot, giving the
place quite a cozy appearance. Wonder
what all this means ?
A good Sunday-school was had last
Sunday. Large number in attendance
and much interest taken in the work.
Under the able and efficient superinten
dence of Prof. W. E. Yates, the school
will no doubt prove a success. Every
body come next Sunday.
The following ia the list of offioers
On the 24It ult. the Mormons celebrated
Brigham Young’s birthday and the thir
ty-sixth anniversary of their settlement
in Utah. Tho 24th is a much bigger
day than the 4th with the Mormons.
The city treasurer of Dallas has on
hand $543.27 and no debts.
There are sent to Portland from Wil-
elect for Monmouth Lodge, No. 331, I.
O. G. T. : W. C. T., C. G. Adkins ; W.
V. T., Mrs. E. Percival ; W. Sec., L. S.
Rowland ; W. M., S. W. Dongbty ; W.
F. 8., G. W. Richardson ; W. T., Mrs.
H. A. Adkins ; W. C., Miss Katie
Bristow ; W. I. G., Miss Ellen Tatom ;
adjourned for the summer. It will meet
again the last Saturday in September.
Olympia is to have a National Bank.
The Prineville Netcs complains of
-There arena printers iu ihe..Slate
Olympia is surronnded by emigrant
The closing of the fishing season
gives “ a rest to several hundred men.”
Lane county lias'$7,908 ’03 Tn" Tier
treasury after all outstanding orders are
J. E. Fenton, brother of Hon. W. D.
Fenton, has opened a law office in
The North Pacific mills of. Walla
Walla will begin grinding wheat in
about two weeks. ——— t — -
The current term of the State Circuit
Court adjourned on the 4th. The next
term begins in September.
TTa Wednesday, the 22nd nit., near
Albany, during a thunderstorm, light
ning struck Mr. Wintzermeyer’s house
and shook up things lively, bnt injured
A company has been formed to quarry
the sandstone, which is said to be of
fine quality, near Port Oxford, Oregon.
On the 21st and 23rd of this month,
Henry Ward Beecher will be in Port
land os a lecturer, under the manage
ment of Mr. Steclihan.
A man by the name of Robinson, at
Eugene, while passing through a wheat
field carrying a pitchfork, was struck
and instantly killed by lightning, one
day last week. This is remarkable for
Mr. Hugh Smith, of Howell Prairie,
finished cutting a twenty-five acre piece
of wheat on the 4th, which averaged
forty bushels per acre. How is that for
a season of drouth ?
The fire which occurred in San Fran
cisco on the morning of the 4th, in
extent of area, is the greatest that has
occurred in that city since 1876. Over
two-thirds of an entire block was laid in
Henry Jenton, the third assistant
keeper of the light-house at Point
Banita, fell off a cliff, a distance of one
hundred and eighty five feet, and was
instantly killed, on the 4th.
F. IP. 8 tech han was in Salem on the
4th, making - arrangements for the
lecture of Henry Ward Beecher, an
nounced for Wednesday evening, Au
gust 22. From present indications the
famous reverened gentleman will have
an immense audience from all portions
of the upper Willamette valley.
A man by the name of Richard Has
kins, who was digging a well on Mr.
Wilson’s farm, near Helix, while beiDg
drawn up to avoid poisonous gas, fell
from the bucket, injuring himself so
that he died within a few minute» after
NOTICE TO FARMERS.
milE SALEM FLOURING MILLS
J- Com puny having bought the Farmers’
Warehouse at Independence, will receive
Wheat in store on usual terms, subject
to ofder, and pay the highest market
price at any time the storer may wish to
sell. Sacks furnished free of charge to
mCTB iAh a Wh wsL. ia A ha,
For further particulars inquire of the
Agent at Independence,
The wheat crop is turning out remark
W. P. CONNOWAY, A gknt .
ably well in Umatilla county, andespeo
ially about Heston.
In the Cascade mountains along Silver ATTENTION! FARMEES!!
creek, Marion county, a fire is raging,
doing great damage.
Five distinct shocks of earthquake were
Having bought the
felt in Oakland, Cal., on the 6th one at
11 and one at 12:30. Neither were of a
severe character, bnt both were strong
enough to make themselves felt.
Tho population of Whitman county
Formerly owned by-
as enumerated by the assessor is 9164.
The time for driving the golden spike
REISS BROS. & WHITEAKER,
has been fixed for September 8, and the
place moved from twenty to fifty miles
We are now prepared to furnish
this side of Helena.
It is reported that a very rich quartz
Sacks for Storage of Grain.
strike has been made near Anacondo,
on Harm Springs Creek.
Farmers Warehouse Company.
An artesian well company has been
L. D amon , 4
formed at Miles City.
R. R odes , J Trustees.
Tke price of ice at Billings has de
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clined to a cent per pound.------------------
L -Cl. AGGET, Agesk
The First NaHbhal “mtfkof Olympic, —------
will inaugurate business operations in a Independence, Or., July 17,1883.
few days, with a capital of $50 000.
. Public gathering has been forbidden
in Lewiston, on account of that dreaded
disease diphtheria raging there.
A NEW MAP
The cable hv which cars are to be
be drawn over East River bridge, at
New York, was laid on the 4th. It now
needs only to be placed together to be
ready for use. Tho splicing will take
about two days. •
The President found it impossible to
show himself to all the people on the
line of the railroad in Indiana, bnt there
seems to have been no hard feelings on Showing Railroads, Counties, Etc.
that account. The people sat on the
fences and yelled and fired guns with
T. A. LEWIS,
A Special train over the Chicago and
M onmouth , O r ., A gent .
•Northwestern Railway, convoying Presi
dent Arthur, General Sheridan and par
ty, en route for Yellowstone, left Chicago
THE COLLEGE OF THE BIBLE,
promptly at 12 o'clock on the 3rd.
The train is made up of two private
coaches, a dining car and a bagge car.
No stops were made except to take on
rrtHIS COLLEGE IS DEVOTED EXCLU-
coal and water.
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1 ttively to tiie preparation of young men tor
u»efuIne8H tn the Ctnircb.-It in not necessary
that those who would attend it become preach
ers, though moat of its atudenta do enter the
To the wife of Mr. Scott McMurray, at ministry.
It is leqnired of those who would enter that
Eugene City, Lane Co., Or., July 30, they be sixteen years of age, professors of re
ligion, and have at least a fair Eugliah educa
1883, a daughter.
tion . The College is conducted in close con
nection with Kentucky University, and to all
the classes of the latter our students have
access free of charge. In the College of the
Bible tuition is free, there are no fees, except
Farmers Mercantile Association of one
of $5 for the janitor, coal, etc.
Monmouth are receiving a very fine
Good board and bulging ean lie had in pri
assortment of goods complete in every vate families at from S3 to »5 per week. Tho»m
department for the spring trade. Dress who board in the College dormity pay »10 per
for their room and from $1 AO to »1.75 per
Goods and Trimmiugs of the latest year
week lor board. They must furnish tlwir own
styles, Mens and Boys Clothing, a rooms and provide their own lights, washing,
splendid assortment of Bootsand Shoes, fuel, etc. To these the whole expense need not
Hats and Caps, Fancy and Staple Goods, exceed »125 per annum.
Those seeking a good education at little cost,
Groceries, Crockery, Glass-ware, Tin
and specially those preparing for the ministry,
ware, Ac., Ac. Remember you can woifld do well to apply tor Catalogue and
save money by dealing with this estab- further information to
R. GRAHAM, President«