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P olk C ounty O bserver .
MONMOUTH, I’ OI.K COUNTY, OREGON. SATURDAY, APRIL 7, Itw.
A R u s s i a n L w forbids the use of
ext 1 imation |>oints in newspaper ar
ile* in that country.
T heke are BOO beet sugar factories
in Europe. France manufacture*600,-
000 tons of sugar, and Germany 1,024,-
Epitome of the Principal Eveato No»
Attractine Public luteresl
Devoted Principally to Washington Legislation Pertaining to the Interest Everything of General Interest in a Devoted to the Interest« of
Territory and California.
of the Pacific Coast
' Palonse, W. T.( lua incorporated.
Cur« o f Po u ltr y.
Milton is already arranging for a
MRNI A T tC .
Fourtti of July celebration.
Tlie steamer Cannonburg, wrecked
Rufus Ford shot and killed himself
If the hens can be furnished with a
Teller introduced the following
at Nantucket, valued at $150,000, is a at Silver City, Nevada.
The O. R. A N. Co’s taxes in Union snlfi icnt variety of food, and especially
amendment to the bill to forfeit cer
with green food, and the hen-houses
Ax Athens (Ga.) paper mill is rt- tot 1 losa.
A Christian Church Society has been tain railread land giants: “ That in 1 county amounted to $7,554 68.
ported to have turned out a sheet of I .. The French - government has de- . j organised at Colfax, W. T.
In Douglas county. Volney Oden are dry and waim, they will do better
all cases where any of the lands for-
About 3,000 tons of wheat are stored feited by this act have been sold by killed a large eagle measuring seven if confined in them all the time, from
nianilu paper six miles in length and clined to accept Italy s proposal for a
the day the ground is first covered
j in the Colton, W. T., warehouse.
the United States for cash, or entered feet from tip to tip.
five feet wide, without a break.
with snow until the weather becomes
Willie Jack, aged 12 years, was ae- < A large barn, its contents and nine by homestead or pre-emption settlers,
The census taken by the city an warm in the spring, than if shut up a
I n Germany very nearly twelve (■¡dentally shot and killed at Butte,! horses, burned at Vacaville, Cal. Loss or selected by any state as part of the thorities shows Midford to contain few cold or stormy days and (lit u given
j (trailt to such state in aid of any pub- I over 1,000 inhabitants.
pounds of sugar are now made from Montane, by a playmate.
their liberty a few dais. Of comae
''J5 w° rk which has been fully com
Crump, convicted ut Heppner of they n quire more care in fteding, and
100 pounds of beets, the cost of the
building at Aurora, Illinois, was de ! united iu the slaughter of 12,230 D1* ed, the right of all persons so hold- manslaughter, was sentenced to fifteen in having roosts, nests Hint wallowing
production being only two cents per stroyed by tire. L< ss, $200,000.
mg lands shall be confirmed.”
years’ imprisonment aud to pay a fine places kept clean, when confined, than
Ex-Lieutenant Governor Wm. Dor-
jh e Booth Barrett engagement of _ Farren’s bill to prohibit selling or of $5,000.
if out of doors, but the increased mini-
Patents have been grmted to Pat bar of eggs should pay for keeping.
T he pig iron | r duct of the United sheimer, of New York, publisher of tin three weeks realized $68.000 at San SivinK “ w>*y cigars, cigarettes or Ui
j fiacco to minors was passed without rick F. McGee, Oregon City, car heater. A feed of cabbage once a week will be
New York Star, died at Savannah,: Francisco.
Slates in 1887 was 6.417,148 tons, j Georgia
dissent. The Senate ha* been deluged Frank J. Crouch, Eugene City, appa good for them ; raw beets or turnips
The east bound train was detained
much the largest on record. The next
cut in two and thrown iu for them to
Albert Murrisli, a farmer living near at Stampede, W. T., about four hours with petitions from the W omen’s ratus for heatiug ears.
| Christian Temporanee Union, and the
largest production was in 1886, when ! Kearney, Neb., shot bis wife dead and by a landslide.
pick at are also good. The leaves and
like, urging the passage of the bill,
which may be obtained from
I fatally wounded Thomas Patterson,
5,683 329 grins tons were turned out.
T. J. Abbott, aged 55 years, a resi- Under the bill it will be a misde- on the Sandy road about a mile aud a market gardeners who are trimming
who was employed about the farm.
dent of Santa Ana, Cal., was thrown meanor for a father to give his son
celery for market are excellent. Fowls
T he largest cotton mill in ilie world
| of death was heart disease.
A teriihle explesi >n occurred in a fiom his buggy and killed.
under 2' years of age a cigar.
also need meat <sr fish in some form
is said to be located at Kranholm, in era! mine at Rich Hill, Mo., imprison-
A Mexican attempted to steal a tide
Mitchell introduced a resolution in
nearly every day through the winter.
Russia. The establishment contains
on a freight train at Beaumont, Cal., the Senate directing the Committee in his room iu a hotel in East Portland Give a warm mess every morning and
The jury returned a verdict of death
340,000 spindles and 2.200 looms, dis
I and was run over and killed.
whole grain at night. With fresh eggs
on T* rr tones to inquire into the valid
ibat they will die.
from an overdose of morphine, acci
poses of a force cl 6,300 horse-power,
at nearly a half-dollar a dozen,
David Wilcox, of New York, has
The statement of the Philadelphia A
it will pay to take some pains with the
- i been appointed Receiver of Public I sembly of
and gives employment to 7,000 hands. „
Reading Railroad m d Iron C om p a n y M
^ Walla W al1a. w T.
Ttie State Board of Immigration has fowl.
I providing that the neat ?o»*ioo of the
for three months ending February zy,
is-ued a public appeal for subscrip
A male child one year old, and 1 1888, compared with the same period I
W h a t F ru it d r a w e r s s h o u ld K n o w .
B. Cornell, of New
lions to aid in advertising the resources
weighing only one pound, is on exhi I in 1887, shows a decrease in gross i ^ 11 appointed Receiver of Public ''ball begin on the second Monday f ' Oregon. They desire to expend
1. He should be acquainted with
Moneys at Spokane Falls, W. T.
all of the more common insects that
bition in Minnesota.
The midget j earnings of $2,222,140.
$2.600 monthly far that purpose.
The Senate passed a bill permitting
occur in his vicinity, their names (not
H. W. McNair, about 50 years old
weighed six ounces at birth.
T.ie Stockmen’s Association of Long necessarily the scientific ones), their
L. r. W ulman, formerly local e d it o r ___ ... ,
, . ..
committed suicide at a hotel in la the construction of a bridge over the
Creek, Grant county, elected the fol injuries and their habits.
is a doll’s cradle, which rests upon a of the Leadville Herald, and atone coma, W. T., by taking morphine.
! Columbia river above Vancouver.
S, Reynolds, presi
stand at the side of the mother’s bed. | time connected with the Denver Time*,
2. Ho should he able to detect
Twenty-five logging camps and
Dolpli offered a resolution, which dent; Ed 0. Allen, vice-president; J.
The child is hearty, lively, intelligent I \ a note «tatinir that he was tired He
canneries will be in operation was adopted, calling on the Secretary W. Keeney secretary; G. S. L. Smith, insect posts, so that he could promptly
submit them for scientific study.
! j He was thirty „ years
Jl L" of age.
¡» Pacific county, W. T „ this season. <>' the Treasury for information as to treasurer.
3. lie should be able to ili-tingui -h
Efforts are being made to secure the
for fortification, in Puget
Janies Branitley, convicted of firing between insect foes and insect friends,
Foil the twelve months ending De
The British ship Dolbadern Castle , i
. « . ,
, Sound, and as to the practicability of
funds necessary to finish up the col- |,
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the town of Isexingtou, was sentenced so that in fighting the former he will
cember 21, 1887, the total number of has arrived in San Francisco, 143 days lege at Colfax, W. T., for use this forliy*ng the entrance to the Sound.
to five years’ imprisonment, tames not destroy the latter.
A bill reported in the Senate to j>er-
immigrants arrived in the United
Cannon's case was postponed.
4. Ho should be able to refer them
1 vessel lost her third mate. He fell
Samuel Stewart, a well known resi- ■
|»1'® h'^rantine service provides was indicted for complicity in tije to each < ne of the several orders to
States was 509,281, as compared with from the main-topmast rigging, and
dent of Colton, W. T., committed f° r *he
burning of Lexington.
386,631 persons arrived during the ( striking on his head was killed.
which (hey may belong, so that he can
: At 8k,‘
I)feK°- . Cal.,
speak or write of them understand-
urowuiiig ■ 8an t,on8
preceding twelve months.
Twenty-five convicts mutinied at himself in the lake.
various land offices iu Oregon have mgly, without grouping them all
send, W. T , $55,000.
above number 125,742 were from the Birmingham, Ala., prison. Officers
A young man about 24 years old,
sent a petition to the Secretary of the under the name of “ bugs.”
Great Britain and Ireland and 85,926 attempted to suppress them ami two
5. He should know the manner of
named Joseph Greer, committed sui-
Interior, requesting him to urge Con
of the negro convicts
killed. The | cjde ai Snohomish, W. T., by shooting
The river and harbor bill has been gress to make an ample appro| r atiou insect fc< ting, whether by means of
Coroner «ju ry returned a verdict that j h i m B e l f j n t h e h e a d >
biting jaws or with a proboscis, so as
completed by the committee.
The for survey of public lands in Oregon.
R e p re se n ta tiv e Hermann has re the shooting was done in the perform
to be able to employ the proper class
appropriations for rivers aud harbors
signed from service on the House ance of the prison officers’ duty.
coast now number 103, a considerable on the Pacific Coast are :
lost all the fingers of one hand by the of insecticides.
California — Humboldt, $150,000; explosion of a fulminating cap. Not
6. He should experiment with such
Capt. Charles R. Barnett has been increase over the number last year
Committee on Manufactures, in con
Oakland, $175,000 ; Wilmington, $90,- knowing the dangerous nature of the remedies and preventives as his own
sequence of an understanding with
000; Yaquina Bay, $120,000; San
obseivalion anil ex|ieriaiiee sugegsts.
ordered to Baltimore, Md , relieving
The town of Blacks, Cal., was par Joaquin, $25,000 ; Redwood, $74,000; explosive he l>egan to pick at it with
Buchanan of New Jersey, who had re Maj. Gilbert C. Smith, who has been
There are about .>,000,000 farms in
signed his place on the Committee on ordered to Helena, Mont , to relieve tially burned. The charred remains Mokelumne, $2,000; San Luis, $25,-
of a man were found in the debris. 000; Sacramento and Feather river-,
Nat. McE win met with a fearful the United States, of which 1,500,000
Indian Depredation Claims. Hermann Capt. Charles Bird. The latter has The origin of the fire is not known.
$20,(XX); San Diego, $10,000; Napa, death near Fossil. He was leading a are worked under lease or on shares.
was assigned to service on Indian been ordered to Washington, 1). C.
Do not omit the warm water for
In a saloon row at Han Bernardino, $7,500; Petaluma, $2,000; deep sea fractious horse by a rope attached to
his wrist, when the animal became cows because of moderation iu the
A dispatch from Gila Bend, Arizona, Cal., Henry Wilson and Oliver Grif mooring, $150,000.
says that oue of the Mexicans who fith were fatally shot. Officer Codoria
Oregon — Coquille river, $20,000; frightened aud ran away, dragging weather. So long as the water shall
T he statistical returns at the Agri assassinated Sapt Gribble, of the and a Mexican were also badly hurt.
Coos bay, $50,000; Cascades, $175,- McEwiu until he was fatally injured. lie cold and the weather changeable, it
cultural Department for March show Vulture mine, and two companions,
Congreas has appropriated $5,000 should be slightly warm, and the av
Julius Shocken, a stranger in Spo 000; Upi»er Columbia,$10.000; mouth
the corn crop to be the smallest since was shot and killed while resisting ar kane Falls, W. T., died rather suddenly of the Columbia, $350,000; Lower with which to replace the cable be erage yield of milk will be maintained
1884, estimated at 508,000,000 bushels, rest at the Gda River Irrigation Com f i o n a knife wound accidentally in Willamette, $S0,0<)0; Upper Wilam- tween Astoria and Fort Canby. For
Any of the potash salts may he used
The $7,000 bar of flicted while in a state of intoxication. ette, $15,000; Coquille, between Co a time it was thought the old cable
a decrease i f about 100,000,000 from bullion wag recovered.
with advantage on all fruit crops. In
While a gang of Chinamen were
The indicated stock of
A mob of women in Constantinople working in a large gravel bank near ing the water of the Columbia, $2,500. waM found to he impracticable, as in the early spring is the best time to
wheat in the hands of farmers is J32,- sought to obtain arrears of pensions Los Olives, Cal., the hank gave way,
Washington— Chehalis river, $2,000 ; places the cable was found to lie cov apply them. If 2(H) poi-nds of super
000,000 bushels, as against 122,000,000 due their husbands from the govern killing two and breaking the 1< g of Cowlitz river, $2,500 ; Skagit river, ered with send to a depth of ten feet phosphate be applied at the same time
its eflects will be very marked at the
bushels at the same time one year ago. ment, and besieged the office of the another.
The hill makes an appropriation of
Minister of Finance. The minister
1 n the superior court at Sacramento,
Cut potatoes to two eyes. If they
A n e w British industry is the prep- | was secreted to escape the fury of the Cal, George A. Turley and Frank
been tiled in the i flico of the county he desired early“, for home use, thin
mob. The mob killed a woman who Abbott were sentenced to three years the kind ever brought in.
a ration of basic slag for agricultural !
The Mississippi river from Minne clerk of Multnomah county. The out the plants to a single one in the
"V J was advising them to make their de- each at Folsom for voting illegally at
manure. The material is pulvenxed n)and8 quietly
sota to the Gulf of Mexico reoeivi s $3,- association has a capital st ck of $100,- hill. This will give earlier, larger and
a recent city election.
3 8 5 , 0 0 0 ; S t . M a r y ’s r i v e r $ 1 , 5 0 0 , 0 0 0 ; 000, und its object is to purchase land more uniform potatoes, hut the yield
by machinery to such an extent tliat
The Emperor of Germany receives
The roundhouse at Stampede,W. T., M i s s o u r i r i v e r , $ 6 2 5 ,0 0 0 .
and erect buildings in Portland in will not be as large as when two plants
the finished product will piss through d a ily reports concerning the floods. with two engines, were burned. The
which to hold fairs for the display of are 1< ft to the hill.
a sieve of ten thousand holes to tbe 'Ilie damages are estimated at $50, ironwork will be taken to Tacoma for r O B T L A N U F H t M U C K ■ A K K R T . mechanical, agricultural, mineral and
A change iu food will he relished by
the sheep just as well os by any ani
square inch. The fertilizing proper 000,000. The towns of Betzenburg, repairs. Only one man was present
B utter -
other products of the State.
Domitz and Damenburg
mal on the farm. Nature is a pretty
„ are still when the fire started, and he could do F a n c y r o ll,
ties of this slag are due to the largo
The little 6-year-old daughter of sure guide in such matters. There
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1 Hooded Twenty-nine liv. s have been nothing.
proportion of iron and phosphoric acid | lost and 10,000 head of cattle have
I n fe r io r g r a d e ..........................
Geo. Will, a farmer living near Au may he and is a choice of foods among
The ship J. I). Walker reports that P i . k l e d ........................................
rora, was fatally burned.
Accom those that sheep will cat witli a relish,
which it contains.
perished. Thiity thousand i>eople are during a gale on her tr'p from Seattle C a lifo r n ia r o l l ..........................
panied by neighboring children, the hut it is a mistake to feed what ttiey
homeless on account of the flood.
p i c k l e d ...................
to San Francisco, she lost two men
little girl went out in the field where do not relish.
C hkbsh —
T he House Committee on Pensions
Denver hid a grand six-days’ cele overboard nanud Denis Nagle and L a n tern , fu ll c r e a m ...............
the farm hands were burning np old
There are many new varieties of
estimate that the payment of $8 per bration on the opening of the Pan I’homas Kane. The men were swept O r e g o n .
Her vegetables offered in the catalogues for
14* rubbish, such as dry grass, etc.
month to survivors of Indian wars, handle route.
It is estimated that
224 dress caught fire, and before proper 1888, ami some of them are probably
E o o s F r e s h ..........................
At Chico, Cal., a 2 year-old child of
from 1832 to 1842, and their widows, j 75,000 people witnessed the parade.
D r ie d F r u it » -
assistance could he given her, s'ie was valuable acquisitions, but it is tiest to
, sk s and b x a ...
burned so badly that she died the fol pxi>erinicnt with new varieties the fir st
will amount to $600,000. T'aere were ^ The streets were a wilderness of flag*, Wm. Mare was drowned in a wash- A p d p o le s , C q r a s lifo
bunting and banners, while the pave boiler containing three inches of water,
year of their existence, as it is not
63,963 men engaged in the Florida, j
A p r ic o t s , n e w c r o p .................
ments for miles were one mass of i The mother left the child for a few e a c h e s , u n p e e le d , n e w . . .
always advisable to discard an old and
Blackhawk, Cherokee and Creek wars, I humanity, so closely packed that all moments, placing her near the boiler, P P i-ars
m a c h in e d r i e d ..........
the Eureka hotel at Perrydale, Polk tried variety for a newer kind.
P it te d c h e r r i e s .........................
of whom 47,520 were volunteers, 1,116 j travil had to be suspended for several
124 1 county, and soon enveloped the entire
P it t e d p lu n m , O r e g o n ...........
The- condition of liolluw-horn is
regulars, and 3,000 sailors.
F ig s , C a i.. In h ga a n d b x a . .
building. The flames spread to other simply a symptom of disease, and in
C*J. P r u n e s , F r e n c h ..........
dollars will be paid te all who served
M. DeLessepe writes to the financial
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124 buildings, and notwithstanding the stead of directing medical attention to
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correspondents of the Panama Cansl missioner of navigation, the tonnage O r F e l g o o n u r p —
I great exertions of the eitizmis and the horn the practitioner should make
Company that 108,236 new obligations
P o r tla n d P a t. R o lle r , F h b l 1
many people from the surrounding haste to look in other directions for
T he tower which is being erected tiave been subscribed for placing 50,- was as follows : Stale of California— S a lem
who had been attracted by the the disease; for the very fact that the
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by the Russians oil the highest pan t 000,009 francs in the hands of the Number of vessels, 864; tonnage, 254,- C W o h u it n t e r y L ily
fire, the hotel, furniture store, machine horns are insuffic ently supplied with
3 60 at 3 Ï 6
b r a n d ........................
of the Mount of Olives is already rev ormipany. He regards this as satis 52,621. Washington Territory— Ves S u p e r f i n e .................................... 2 ; U (K 2 75 shop and grocery store near by burned blood is proof that there is too much
G r a in —
to be ! factory ; but authorizes correspondents
to the ground. W i'h great difficulty blood somewhere else, aud hence a
eral stories high, but one more is
j to continue to receive subscriptions. sels, 165 ; tonnage, 49,460. Alaska— W h e a t , V a lle y . If 100 lbs . . 1 224'4 1 26 the remainder of the town was saved. ; state o f congestion.
addtd. The object is to make it so He hoped that the government would
The best rule is to keep farm tools
Fire broke out in the Stahley chair
number of vessel*, 1,236; total ton B a r le y , w h o le , If e l l ...............
high that both the Mediterranean and now authorize a lottery.
housed when not in use. The wastage
g r o u n d , If t o n .......... 20 On 1er 25 UU
O a ts, c h o ic e m i llin g If b u sh
by exjxisure of costly implements each
Dead Seas may he seen from the top.
A severe explosion was felt through
ments the entire structure was in
Contracts were signed by parties in d o fe e d , g o o d to c h o ic e , dd
is enormous, and it is resjionsihle
A number oi bells will be plaoed in the out Wretches er county, New York. Fresno, Cal., and a man lias gone to liv e . If 100 t b s ........................... 1 10 (0 1 26 flames.
Considerable difficulty was
for considerable of the h ird times that
F e k i >—
In digging the foundation Doors and windows in houses were North Carolina to ship to that county
some farmers complain of. No matter
B ra n , (f t o n ................................ 10 00 (417 00
The factory was
seven Christian graves were foand, rattled, and people thought they had 300 negro families. Most of these will S h o r ts . If t o n ............................ IS U0 (4 It) (JO securing water.
how soon tools are rusted out, the
j experienced a shock of earthquake. replace Chinese in the orchards and H a y , r to n , b a le d .................
<418 00 1 burned entirely to the ground, excep1
together with an inscription in uretK, A large quantity of powder exploded
farmer cannot escape paying for them.
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the engine and dry rooms, which were
in which the word “ Stepbanus” could in the Htyckney jxiwiler works, near vineyards. It is said lhat the women O il c a k e m e a i f t o n ............... 32 DO « ¿ 3 Ot j of brick, and the roof of which only
Anyone with a little practice can
and children in vineyards do better
Ashford. At the sjiot where the nulls than chinamen, while the men in the A p F p r le e s s , h O F r r e g u o i t n s , f b o x ......... 1 2 i « 1 60 was destroyed. The establishment and learn to graft. If people would onW
yet be deciphered.
stood there is a hole big enough to sweat and drying bouses learn the C n e rrle e , O r e g o n , If d r no . .
; machinery were the property of the j study the principles involved in the
A N ew Y ork man has invented a bury a house. Two workmen were business of curing raisins much better L e m o n s , C a lifo r n ia , t f b x . . 4 00 (g 4 60 1 Stahley chair factory and were valued operation we should hear less of “ bad
L im e s , F 100 ............................
at about $15,000. There was no in luck” in grafting. One of the main
device to save horses in case of fire. , blown to atoms. They were the only and faster than the Chinese.
R iv e r s id e o r a n g e s . F b o x . . .
, men in or near the works.
upon them. Messrs. Mount dements of sucres« consists in having
It can be worked either by electricity
lessees, had been operat Uith scion and stock in the proper
or hand. At a certain temperature a i The French court of appeals has a restaurant at Seattle, W. T., shot
To recure this, «cions
ing the factory but a short time, and condition.
H id e s —
.reversed the decision of the lower and dangerously wounded John Mi-
bell will ring, and-the moment the
should be cut early, before the sap
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oourt in the case of M. Wilson, who chaelson, a laborer.
The two had W e t s a lt e d , o v e r o<S (b e .........
bell shall ring the door« will fly open, was charged wi h complicity in the been drinking heavily, and Huinmc! i M
worth of stock, upon wtiich there is berimi to work. They must then lie
u r r a in h id e s .
This was the packed in some soft matt-rial, such as
tO « 1 25 ! insurance of $1,500.
the horses will be unhitched and two decoration scandals, and arqjita Wil took M ichaelson out on the street to P e lt s .............................................
V egetable » -
in sand sawdust or moss, and placed in a
small streams of wafer will strike each *en of the charges against him. His show him some real estate which be C a b b a g e . F l b ............................
cool temperature. Some prefer wait
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C a r r o ts . F s a c k ........................
horse in the face. To escape the wa
ing in the spring until the bud« on the
acquitted. The judgment of the court had previously said he had sufficient C a u liflo w e r , F d o s .................
ter the horses will back out of the severely condemns acts imputed to money. It was evidently to obtain 1 O n io n s ........................................
employment. It is stated the owners stock commence swelling, while other«
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will make an offer to Mount A Mc perform the operation very early, but
stalls, and once out of them they will Wilson and others, but declares that this lhat Hummel shot his companion. P o t a t o e s , n e w , F 100 lb s .
Millan to turn over the prop -riy saved in both cases the scion will unite if
have an opportunity of seeing a W ay existing laws do not apply to the of The w«unded man was taken to the E a st O r e g o n . S p r in g c l i p . .
carefully prepared ard thoroughly
m> j if they will rebuild tbe establishment.
i V a lla * O r e g o n ,
of escape through the doors.
I protected from the sir.