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About Polk County observer. (Monmouth, Polk County, Or.) 1888-1927 | View Entire Issue (April 14, 1888)
Medical work in the capital of China
does not differ very much from the or
dinary 1 'nii of practice in any large city
T h e Young Cow.
The vote of Wallowa «ounty is be-
An unknown man was killed by a of the United States. Owing to the
tween 800 and 000.
Some cows may be naturally vicious, train in Sacramento.
King Humbert, of Italy, has
fcexlthftilneM of the climate tho na
$ 8 , 1)00 to tlood sufferers.
Grant's Pass has an elevatiun of 905 but nearly all viciousness is the result
An unknown tramp was killed by a ■ tive*. as a rule, enjoy very good health.
of ill treatment. Calving is a severe train near Gilroy, Cal.
T hk first iron boat is said to have
By far the most frequent cases that
Jacob Sharp, the boodler chief, died feet above sea level.
come to the dispensary are those re
been built in 1777, on the River Foos, at his home in New York.
A postoffice has been established at nervous strain and leaves the cow
I nervous and irritable. If the calf is
lating to the digestive tract. One who
in Yorkshire. It was fifteen feet long
L. H. Orndorf, a braketnan, was Fern, Curry county.
her first one she is very much afraid killed by his aife at Hailey, Idaho.
killed at Heaton, Arizona.
John H. Mires was killed by a fall that it will be injured ; in this she is
and made of sheet iron.
Frank Thompson commit tod suicide has ever seen the Chinese eat will not
wonder at this. A bowl of food is
General Terry lots been placed on from his barn near Oakland.
like all young mothers. Milking is an at I ajs Angeles by cutting his throat. , placed under the chin and the contents
G olivbkati . no is about the only trade the retired list of Me army.
The salmon run at Astoria is light, entirely new operation to her; likely
There 259 dogs of various breeds on
scooped into the month with most as
that lias not been affected by niachin*
Fred. Layton has donated $250,000 but the fish are larger than usual.
drawing milk from her udder gives her exhibition at the San Francisco bench
tonishing rapidity. The process is re-
ery. The work is done to-day just as
peatoil until bowlful after bowlful has
near The Dalles, was destroyed by fire. the operation, all call for the exercise
I*. C. Geiser, ticket Agent at Tacoma,
it was three centuries ago.
disappeared, the only limit as to quan
The jail at Friar’s Point, Tenn., was
The little daughter of Ben Franklin,
tity seemingly being the amount which
T he cattle trust of Denver has just fired by incendiaries, and live prisoners at Bandon, fell and broke her right But instead, her solicitude for her calf robbed of $212.
be got hold of.
I- resented, if she shows shyness when
' arm above the wrist.
A man »aim'd Edward Newer was
closed a contract with the French, perished.
The |RR>rer classes depend chiefly on
run over and killed by a freight train rice for food, getting the necessary
A new postollice, called Crater, with
Government to supply the French' Clarkson, the famous base ball
pitcher, has been sold to the Boston D. A. Findley as postmaster, has been tion which she knows nothing of and at Merced, Cal.
nitrogenous elements uoi from meat,
army with 150,000 head of beef cattle club for $10,000.
which her instincts to nourish her
established at Upper Deschutes.
Annie Westerfield, two years old, but from a curd made from beans. On
offspring would cause her not to sub
The Venezuelan Government lias
_ is ^ scolded ; if the was run over and killed by a train at this simple diet it is astonishing what
There are 159 licensed saloons in the _____
mit to ____
T he world consumes 2,105,000,000 issued a decree placing barbed wire | city of Portland, 12 in Albina and 12 ! pain caused by 'trie miTk 'Q Iig drawn San Francisco.
an amount of work a coolie will do.
in East Portland, making a total in leads her to kick, she is kicked in
Col. Robert G. Ingersoll, wife and
bushels of wheat annually; so the on the free list.
Hence, Isith rapidity of eating and
— years of age, was the three cities of 183.
return. Thus her fright and nervous- lwo daughters are on a three months’ the quantity consumed tend to produce
yield of the Pacifio Coast is only a
burned to death near Waco, Texas.
The manager of a creamery at St. ness are increased and soon she is ' lour in California.
all the forms of distress after meals,
drop in the bucket, with its 00,000,0(90 She started a fire with benzine.
Paul, Minnesota, who was in Portland angered. If this treatment is contin
Mannela Gomez, a Mexican woman, that, arc classed under the head of
to 75,000,000 bushels.
As the result of a domestic <iuarrel recently and stated that the annual ued she is made vicious; and we have was fatally injured by a runaway team dyspepsia.
In fact, the Chinaman
at Kansas City, Ellsworth Setzer shot 8ille8 'J“ ‘re b>'
establishment foot never known of a heifer being “ con near Ism Angeles.
whose ‘ •hcart’ s-mouth'’
I t has been asscertained, through
quered” in this way. After her tor
his wife and then killed himself.
An old man named Peter Olsen w h s pained is seldom to be met with. This
reports from the various County Su
At Oregon City a plant for the man mentor Las worn himself out she is yet kicked and fatally injured by a horse “ heart’ s mouth” is a favorite locality
At Lima, Oiiio, Patrick Hughes,
perintendents, that the number of Dave Gallagher and James Stokey ufacture of cement is being put in at ready to kick, or to use her horns if in San Francisco.
with the Chinese as a soat of disease.
persons frozen to death in Dakota in were stabbed to death in a fight witli i a cost of $10,000. The rock is found need be. It does not do better to tie
The native doctors know nothing of
I in Douglas county, and is said to be her head or to put her between poles ; Sub-Treasury at San Francisco on
two colored men.
the recent blizzard was 109.
the dissection of the human body, and
Kate Warner, the pretty daughter I inexhaustible.
their notion of its construction ami
and a cow, no mat- March 31 was $55,170,000.
J udge S tratton , of Lamar, Mo., of John Warner, a wealthy farmer of
The Indians on the Klamath agency i temper
The streets of Traver, Cal., wore operations is based cliieily on the im
has decided that women temperance Schoharie county, N. Y., committed met in council recently to consider the • rw1(?w \>era! a n'\ ker only if she is Hooded to a depth of two feet, from a agination. To the Chinese anatomist
; advisability of taking land in severalty. 18 ht for the 8harable8
everything below the skin is a “ terra
break in the levee of the 76 canal.
workers may dispense free coffee and suicide by cutting her throat.
] The result was that 600 voted in favor vicious. It is no nire thing for a man
incognita." The brain he puts in the
sandwiches at an election without be
I of the project.
That brought the
stomach, the soat of courage is in the
ing accused of intimidation or bribery. number of suicides iti that county
The gross receipts of the Portland
Uver, the bladder ooiumunicates di
A successful poultry man says he by a sack of wheat falling upon her.
postoffice for the year ending March
within six weekb up to eight.
rectly with the mouth by a tube into
T he Eads Ship Railway Company
31, amounted to $88,573 -12. This is
which all liquids swallowed find their
ecently held a meeting and reported
Fifty years ago the average weight
their way, while a hole in the heart has
S. Bewley's adobe residence fell in, about $10,000 more than the receipts
of beef cattle was 800 pounds; now it
highly encouraging prospects.
It is burying Mr. Bewley, bis daughter and j of any previous year.
Enoch G. Kellogg fell down a chute i some mysterious relations with the
The Democratic State Convention *8 1>^00 pounds,
estimated that $25,000,000 will be re son. Mr. Bewley and daughter are re
the Lexington mine,at Butte, Mon stomach, and to this orifico is ascribed
Raw milk digests in a shorter period
quired to complete the Tehuantepec ported dead, and the boy will probably at Pendleton nominated J. M. Gearin,
a distance of 100 feet and was much of the pain consequent on indi
; of Portland, for Congress. Cleveland than boiled milk; hence nnlk for
Mrs. Tillie Sipp, aged 35, while in a was indorsed for President, and Gov- young stock should not be boiled but
Mrs. Pyle and Jemmy Heller and j In this connection I must not fail to
J ohn F innucan stole a coat in De fit of temporary insanity, threw her ernor Pennoyer for Vice-President.
Hern, her sons, were arrested at j speak of “ worms." This is not an at
Postottices have been established at | It is the advioeof a prominent dairy-
troit, and the Free, Press chronicled the 12-year-old son George out of a fourth-
Walla, charged with setting fire : tractive subject to the general reader,
hut au important uue to study up fo r ,
fact, spelling the name Finnegan. story window in New York city, and Aurick. Benton county, and at Glove ! man to farmeis not to keep cows that to the Aurora hotel in that city.
jumped after him.
Both were fatally City, Malheur county. Jas. A. Wood ! give less than 600 gallons of milk a
any one expecting to practice medicine
Thereupon John Finnegan sued the
A child of Mr. and Mrs. Jos. Tasli
and John T. Tdson were ap|M)inted year,
in China. The native, be he rich or
pajier for libel and recovered $1,500
In some of our northern counties was kill. 1 in a runaway accident near , poor, young or old, who does not har-
It is stated that Claus Spreckels, the postmasters of the respective offices.
Andy Hickson and a companion lost there has been as much as 359 bushels
California sugar king, will build a
bor specimens of the tiuuia or humbri-
their boat, traps, blankets, stores and of potatoes raised to the acre. This the baby to church to have it baptized. 1 conics would, if the facts were known,
C ai . ifounia has 20,000 acres of
Jenny Kimball, a young artist, com- j
$5,000,000. The capacity of the pro- $500 wortli of beaver skins on the was on rich land, but with the right
be a living curiosity to his astonished
orange trees and Florida 80,000 acres. po’8e<j ’refinery is put at *7,000 barrels Nehaiem river, and were three days in kind of fertilizer and good cultivation mitted suicide at Colton, Cal., by tak- j countrymen. There is also a great deal
The crop now ripening on California or 2,000,000 pounds per day.
i the rain, with nothing to eat but raw our common pine land will produce
fouud that the cause was unrequited of dysentery in summer, mainly due to
from 100 to 200 bushels.
trees is estimated at 1,000,000 boxes,
At Texarkana, Ark., the three-year- Potatoes,
eating unripe fruit.
Rotation of crops baffles in a meas
At p*i8ley, »ays a Lakeview pajier, a
Whereas Florida's crop is placed at old son of Dr. H. R. Webster swallowed
'Hie other day a neighbor came in
Frank Nedro captured a shark on
a portion of the contents of an aconite 1 8° n
Mrs. Miller was accidentally ure the root-eneinies, both insect and
and got some medicine for his wife,
bottle and di«d in twenty minutes. sh°t >« t*>e shoulder with a shotgun in
who had hud this trouble for several
Physicians plant has its own peculiar enemies, which measured seven feet in length days. 1 told him not to allow his bet
it T housands of blind crows were seen Two other children drank the re- I the hand« of another boy.
amputated the arm, taking off part of
in the woods and fields near Chatta mainder, but were not affected.
ter half to eat any fruit, and he
the shoulder. The boy died the fol to fields unoccupied by such enemies, pounds.
promised to p*y attention to this—to
nooga recently, and people had no
This is true of the enemies of above-
a Walla Walla paper says it is
him—unnecessary restriction. After a
difficulty in approaching and seizing boarded by three thieves at Chicago,
The stockyards now being at The ground growth of plants to an im- rumored that John Stein bach and John day or so the man came in again, and
and Watchmen Eli D. Kreigb and
I Edgar, who went out on a winter’s
them. No one knows what caused Dan Brassill, who attempted to put Dalles by the O. R. Jr N. Co. will be portant degree. _
Alfalfa and apricot leaves make first hunt, were found in the John Day complained that the patient was not
them off, were fired upon.
Kreigh the best between Portland and St. Paul, class green food for poultry, and in country frozen to death,
any better. He said she had been very
was instantly killed, and Brassill was
careful of her diet, and had eaten noth
1 C alifornia has about doubled her
thirty carloads of cattle, are fixed for
The work on the Ilwaco A Shoal- ing hut watermelon.—Medical Mission
population in the ten years since the
taking care of sheep, will have sheds pets. Alfalfa is cheaper and easier to water Bay Railroad includes 3,000 feet ary lie nerd.
A frightful accident occurred on the
last census. -The enormous Bums of Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Rail I for horses and arrangements made for | ¡*tti8e tban ,a!'-v K*‘ r,,‘\n tr,Jck U,at w® of trestle and roadway at Ilwaco, 1,000
v „» r i„ 190,000
„ m. -1 ! k,low " f. ai,d 18 K^en the year round, feet along the line, and the removal of
fine stock. Nearly
feet of i lum
WIT AND WISDOM.
money spent by the different counties road near Newhampton, Iowa.
A her will be used in their construction. ! while the apricot primings (cut any 65.000 cubic yards of earth.
. time after the fruit is off) come at a
End cities in advertising abroad lias bridge had been carried away by a
about tho opinions of oth
The election held at W"a.ws, Cal.,
Dick \\ ells fatally shot himself at ^ mo when other green feed is excep-
freedom of act^n.
been the cause of the vast increase in gorge, and a passenger train plunged the
A * farm
»A w- Ibl house
■ % 4 vl V OA A
to issue$750,000 worth of bonds, under
of M. A. Walker, near I tonally scarce.
into the stream, while running at full
—It wonderfully softens the pain ot
the Wright bill, was carried by a vote
8|>eed. The engine and three coaebes
of seven to one. This will construct a making a mistake to he the first to find
j the stomach and lungs, and caused
D elegate D ubois states that he has | went into the creek, and were imme
P O K T L A X D F K o n i i e « n t U H K T . ditch this coming summer sixty feet it out
feceived many protests against reduc diately submerged in the torrent of | and others lie said the shooting was
—Neutrality, in a question of right
wide, five feet deep and fifty miles
water which overflowed the banks. A .
, , , . ,
tion of the tariff on lead.
He says if scene of the wildest confusion ensued, not an accident; be had been, wanting Fancy roll, * tb
an long, and will put under irrigation and wrong, is already alliance with the
200.000 acres, with abundant water wrong.
the tariff on that article be removed or There were about thirty people in the ° d,f ior three >’ear8‘ , ^ ‘ her than Chjgoj.
1A 9 20 from the Sacramento river.
___ l __
v ...... ........ ¿in_i _ i _____ this he gave no reason for his rash act.
—Don’ t tell the doctor what’s the
Four were killed, so far as
deduced to the extent p roceed , it will smoker.
Deceased was 22 years of age.
At Centralis, W. T., the 9-year-old matter with you. It’ s his business to
have a disastrous effect upon the miu- known, besides the engineer, who was
28 (<t 36 daughter of Mr. Beach, while out play- find out
crushed betweeu the cab and smoker.
Governor Pennoyer granted full par-
C heese -^*****...........
ing interests of Idaho.
—No matter Imw honest and upright
with other children, took a newly-
The fireman escaped unhurt.. There don to Pearl Page, recently sentenced Extern, full cream...
20 , ing
a man a carpenter may lie, he is sel
A m o n u m e n t which will cost $2,000,-1 were from twenty-five to thirty-five to a year in the penitentiary for rob- Oregon.
16 sharpened butcher-knife to cut a
m switch. While returning to the house dom without at least one vise.
. . . _
. | wounded. The belief is that several bery, the reason being assigned as fol- | C^ifornta.....................
t£00 will soon be erected in 1 anama to
are yel under the wreck.
with the knife she slipjied and fell
—When a man owes a good round
lows: “ Whtreas, the jury which tried
D k / bd Knurro ..........
ujKjn the point of it, which pierced her ■um ho sometimes finds it extremely
Ihe memory of General Bolivar, the j
A special from Celaya, Mexico.de-
6 breast near the heart. Hhe lived hut hard to square up. —Mew Haven Mews.
^berator of Bolivia, Co.ombia, 1 eru,, ^jjg a terrible catastrophe.
When a verdict to the effect that what said
9 28 a minute, dying without a struggle.
— It is not the storm whieh breaks
; Ecuador, and Venezuela,
Each of the bull ring was crowded with specta-
did under (h .
B S iS C S S * !
A collision occurrrd on the South the image of Heaven in the stream,
the five Republics will coutribute ! tors of the general national sport, fire H i - l,er
40 ern Pacific road near Han Fernando, but the million pebbles over which it
: broke out and a panic seized upon the ence of coercion of another person ; Pitted cherries...............
$400,000 for the purpose.
plums, Oregon —
Westfield, engineer of a con chafes.—Mrs. Charles.
' vast assemblage. The plaza was con- and, whereas, as the said jury has Pitted
unanimously petitioned for the exer- Flgs.L •*., injigs and bxs..
—More than ten million eggs are
train, and Brooks, fireman of
Cal. Prunes, French
J T he Secretary of the Treasury
cise of executive clemency by the Oregon prunes.....................
12 * a freight train, were killed. Engineer carried into New York each week. One
transmitted to the House estimates of
F lour -
Teasle, of 'lie freight, had a leg so might lie tempted to think this an ova-
majority escaped without injury, being granting of a pardon;’’ which he does,
4 00 badly crushed that amputati i will be
he cost of collecting the customs rev-
^ force an opening to permit an “ upon the express condition that she Portland Pat. Roller, # bbl 9
supply. — Boston Transcript.
Fitzgerald and Gegoria,
Inues for the fiscal year ending June exit at different points, but many shall immediately leave the State and White Lily * bbl................
—Poverty is a bully. If you are afraid
4 v6 - necessary.
remain forever therefrom.’’
Country brand..................... 3 80 9 3 76 graders, were badly hurt,and Bernardo, of her or tremble before her. Poverty
i, 1889, aggregating $6,896,203. Of women and children jump« d from the
* 60 9 2 75 j a Mexican, was probably fatally in- is good-natured enough if you meet
Last fall, says the Wallowa Signal, a Simerflne..............................
is amount $5,219,618 is for salaries, | top, a distance of twenty to thirly feet,
G rain —
and over 100 persons were seriously camp of thirty-four Chinese moved on Wheat, Valley. M 100 lbs .. 1 2¿h9 1 26 j ired. Three large engines and many her liko a man. — Thackeray.
nd $1,676,585 for miscellaneous ex- wounded.
Eighteen lives were lost. one of the bars on Hnake river, just
Walla W alla........... 1 16 9 1 1« cars were totally wrecked.
—It may be true that “ money
nses. The expenses of the port of The sides of the plsza being lined with al>ove the junction of the Imnaha with Barley, whole, if ctl............
The steamer Boh Irving engaged in makes the mare g o," nut it’ s a com
ground, if ton........ 20 00 (*2R (JO
ew York are estimated at $2,168,947 matting as dry as tinder, and there that river, to spend the winter mining Oats, choice milling If bush
60 general transportation and towing plete certainty on the race track that
being a slight wind blowing the for gold.
When they moved there it do fend,good tocboice.old
46 '<e 47 business, was blown to pieces on the the mare makes money go. —Merchant
L arge quantities of antimony come amphitheater was in a blaze in a few was known they had a large boat and Rye. ¥ *00 tb s....................... 1 10 9 1 26 Hkagit river by the explosion of her Traveler.
F eed —
rom the ancient mines worked by the *econds.
Fifty persons in escaping a good supply of provisions, and, it is Bran, If ton .......................... 16 00 (217 00 boiler. The steamer Lily happened to
—Read not to contradict and confute
. were knooked down and trampled estimated, about $39,000 in gold dust. Shorts, ¥ ton
16 U0 910 00 he in hearing distance at the time, and nor to believe at first sight and take
«mans for gold.
It is probable ia Upon by the panic-stricken throng and The bar on which they had encamped nay, ¥ ton, haled...
(El8 00 went to the Irving’s assistance. It
23 no (Í25 UO was found that the latter was wrecked, for granted, nor to find talk and dis
eee mines will become in future the 8Priou*ly injured.
The bulls, mad- is very isolated, and since spring has Chop. <f ton .......
course, bnt to weigh nnd reason and
32 00 « 3 3 OC
hief source of this metal, so far as its dened by the roaring of the flames, opened a party of men passing one day
and that by the Explosion the master consider.—Lord Bacon.
F resh F r u it s -
misu option in Great Britain is con-
Apple . Oregon,
1 2> 9 1 50 and owner—Captain Olney—and his
—The sun should not set npon our
Oregon, ¥ drm..
fireman had been killed. The engineer,
Antimony ore, however, is rushed wildly through the surgiDg on investigation found the hodies of Cherries,
mass of humanity, tossing aloft and two Chinamen who had Endouhtedly Lemons, California, p b x .. 4 00 9 4 60 a deck hand and a Chinese cook were anger, neither should it rise npon our
ri-ry widely distributed.
It is gener knocking ever all who stood in their been killed by shooting in the head, Limes, ¥ 100........................
confidence. We should forgive freely,
badly injured. The steamer was loaded hat forget rarely. I will not hs re
verside oranges. ¥ box..
ally found associated with other ores, way. Two women were first gored to and the otherChinamen were nowhere
¡s Angeles, do
with hay and oats, which were scat
venged: this I owe to my enemy. But
»ore especially with lead, zinc and death by the bulls and their bodies to be seen. Their tents were blown Peaches. ¥ box
tered in every direction. The boiler
I will rememtMT; and this I owe to my-
was hurled completely out of the boat
Silver. It is a constant source of afterwards burned. The scenes in the downwind after being taken up revealed Dry,
over 16 Ihe, ¥ fb..........
— ( olton,
neighborhood of the catastrophe were a large amount of provisions and min- .
Wet salted, over 06 the.......
rouble to the smelter on account of sickening beyond description. Women
• and lodged on the bank of the river.
—True zeal is modest and retiring;
ing utensils, which had been used but Murrain hides
0 The head of the captain was severed
^he difficulty with which it is elimi- and ciiildren, divested of their clothing very little. The boat was missing, and Pelts
10 9 1 25 from his body.
No traces could be It is not like the scentless sunflower,
V egetable »—
Antimony is chitfly used as and erased with suffering from their everything looked as if it had been de
found of the remains of the fireman. which spreads its gaudy petals to th*
Cabbage, ¥ tV ...................
light of heavn. and turns its face to
kn alloy with other metals.
Mixed burns, ran aimlessly through the serted for some time. On the bank Carrots. ¥ sack ...................
• 1 00 There is some doubt as to the cause of the orb of day, as it determined to be
streets and could scarcely be overtaken near the river were found several small Cauliflower ¥ d o t..............
the explosion, but it is believed that
riih lead it forms type m etal; mixed
‘ or collected by friends.
Several per piles of cartridge shells, which seem to Onions .................................
• 1 10 the water in the boiler was allowed to teen; but, like the modest violet, it
nth tin it is employed for music type. sons lost their reasno from the severe have beeD thrown out together, and Potatoes, new, 9 ICO lbs
76 get too low.
The report of the explo bides itself in the bank, and sends
W ood —
It is also alloyed with copper for bear mental shock to which they were sub- with which the awful deed must have
forth its fragrance from iU deep re
Hast Oregon. Spring dtp .
1« sion waa heard for some mile« in the
tirement.— T. A. James.
| jetted. The fire was incendiary.
>gs. and in found in pewter.
10 surrounding country.