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OLK C ounty O bserver .
MONMOUTH,oPOLK COUNTY, OREGON, SATURDAY, MAY 5, 1888.
A soi . ers n<jv fish by electricity. A
small battery ia attached to the rod,
and near the hook ia a small electric
light. The fisherman lights up his
lamp and the unusual phennmen at
tracts the fish. The baited hook docs
the rest. Q
LE T T E R S.
>ite o f t h # M i n t N o t it b lf l ( ' if u r it r t e r U t ic «
o f t lt o C u r r e n t l» « * im le .
Legislation Pertaining to the Interest Everything of General Interest In e
The condescension to literature and
of the Pacific Coast
'o tlie stage is one of the notable char-
u*tcrustics of this agreeable time. We
to admit that literature is rather
■ ■M A T «.
A six-pound shad was caught at 11-
A postoffice has been established at
The house bill for the relief cf the Sidney, Cone county, and Samuel the fashion without the violent pre-
Andrew Biebel and Mary Henn wuco, at the mouth of the Columbia.
iiliiiption that the author and the
Oavia Duncan, a young sailor on the First^'ational Bank of Portland, ap Schuck was appointed postmaster.
were dft>wned while crossing Cftw
T he best conductors of electricity
British ship Bhutan, ft 11 from the rig propriating $8240 for money advanced
river9n a boat at Dclauo, Mich.
George L. Mason has been appointed writer have the same social position
to the contractor for building
a postmaster at Lake Creek, Jackson that is conferred by money, or by the
are silver, copper, gold zinc,platinum,
The factory >«ml warehouse of the ging to the deck, a distance of thirty
iron, tin. The poorest conductors are EaiuClaire Sash A Door Company, at feet, at San Francisto, and was killed. , revenue cutter in 1875 70, was taken county, vice Joseph T. Dock, resigned. •nys'erfons virtue there is in pedigree.
A person does not lose caste by usiug
P. B. BSrrett, of Falls City, Cal., be- for the. ?»lend?r* *lmended by adding
dry air, ebouite, paraffine, resin, sul Eau Claire, Wis., burned. Loss, $100,-
The mail service between Vale and
several it* ms fig slup carpenters, etc.,
the pen, or even by takiug tho not*
phur, sealing wax, glass, silk, wool,
in connection with the same ^bon tract,
needed pay for using it.
Rear-Admiral Charles Stewart Baggs and drowned himself in his own well. | and passed.
dry paper, porcelain.
To publish a book or to have an
died at New Brunswick, N. J., of par He leaves a wife ami four children.
Adam A. Baser, the postmaster at
The conference report on the hoNse
irticle accepted by a magazine may
Spicer, Linn county, has resigned,and
H ere ' s another good argument for alysis and^enerul debility. He leaves
chant of Wheatland. Cal., shot and Joint resolution accepting the invita- John W. Ball has beeu appointed give a sort of social distinction, either
taking the tax off jf tobacco. A Mis a widow.
is an exhibition of a certain unex
postmaster in his place.
James Cummings, manager of the killed ^
souri wretch fircti a pistol at a passen
capacity or a social eecentrici-
commercial agency, committed sui- were tiie cause of the suicide.
Senator Dolph’s bill, giving to Dalles v. It is hardly too much to ssy that
Paris, was agreed to.
It fixes the ap
ger train u^ar Rich Hill, and the ball
Henry H. Lindenburger, 24 years propriation at $250,000.
! cide at Dayton, Ohio, by shooting. He
City a portion of the military reserva- • t has become the fashion to write, as
hit a passenger. It would haveOmade J had been dealing heavily at Iflicket- of age, and a salesman in San Fran
tion adjacent to that town for a park, t used to be to dance the minuet well.
cisco, Cal., took poison ami died. He
a serious if not fatal wound but for the shops.
lic building bills, among which was a passed the senate.
>r to uso tho broadsword, or to staud a
C. S. Wertmer, known us a ct«ik 1,1411 been sil’k and#iJpspondent.
fact that he hadcn plug of chewing to
T. B. Merry, of ^Portland, has been gentlemanly mill with a renowned
bill appropriating $50,000 for a public
The gieat Montezuma, Col., irriga- building at Boulder, Colorado.
appointed assistant commissioner to bruiser. Of course, one ought not to
bacco in hfi vest pocket. The bullet pigeon^hot, has abscoiAed with$5000
ting tunnel, which will reclaim 200,000
struck the plug, and was thus stopped belonging to®the Waverly Building ( acres of land, is completed. It is over
The hOuse bill forbidding the mak Australia. Lieut. Marx has Jjpen ap lo this professionally exactly—ought
Associafiou, of wliich lie was the sec^
pointed secretary of the commission, not to prepare for doing it by study
i^ its course.
’’ a mile long, running under one of the ing (in Washington ami Georgetown) o John Milligan's team ran away at
and severe discipline, by training for
Will English,9-ylored, livinggn Bon ranges of the Rocky mountains. The trotting or running races, or boat Lafayette, throwing him from a wagon It as for a trade, but simply to toss it
A citizen of Orlando, Fla., has a
against a tree and breakiug^ns collar off easily, as one makes a call, or pays
ham, fl9xas, stabbed his wi’ le near 1 u I the Wlten, of the D()lore8<*ivV .
« races, or baseball, was passed.
dog that accompanies him everywljjre
heart three times. He flten slabbed
a compliment, or drives four-in-hand.
H U tS K .
even to church.
One Sunday the himself in several places, inflicting
Peter Burke0was seriously wounded
An east-bound freight t ain was
One does not need to have that in
The committee on elections sub-
owner concluded to break the canine fatal injuries.
The cause was jeal- at Sentinel, A. T., by a Mexican named
, Mhrown from the track near PI leasant terior impulse which drives a poor
of his church-going habits and or i ousy.
Valley, and the fireman killed. ( The
e^v revolvers. eacli0itiooting
eacli0sliooting the vs. Glover, from J.he Ninth Congres engineer and others wen* severely in devil of an author to express himself,
William Bullock, an employe of both dnnv
dered him home. The d«f£ retreated
that something to say which torments
other. Ortega, it is supposed, is but \ sional district <>f Missouri.
the poet into extreme irritability un
until his master was out of sight, then the West Shore railroad at Newark, ! slightly hurt, and it is thought that [ the contestee, Glover, entitled to the jured, ar.d the train badly smashed.
Wayne county, Ne<y York, shot his
There was a shooting scrape at Ne- less he can be rid of it, that noble
j seat; placed on the calendar.
promptly turned back, entered an wife four times with°.i revolver, killing j Burke will recover.
tarts, in which a man Mamed McCor hunger for fame which comes from a
other church and remained until the her instantly.
He then shot himself,
S by James MacCarthy at a wcf?>d ranch the calendar for the erection < f a pub mick was shot by aiiothercuamed Des consciousness of the possession of vital
inflicting a fatal wound.
service was over.
mond, the bullet takiug effect in the thought and emotion. The beauty of
iu the southeastern part of Virginia. }i« builujjig at Cheyenne, Wyo., and
groin and making a dangerous wound. this condescension to literature ot
A serious cutting affray tool# place
refused to sell or lend a ponyJ increasing the appropriation for the
M r . G raio , of New York, under in the suburbs of Fort Smith, Ark. Solari
. • .
^ m purchase
i r o n u k i u n of
a a u site
i l o F for
n r t the
l i n i public
k i i l . l i , > V build
n iil, I.
At Astoria, Miss Rhea Durant was which we speak is that it has that qual
took to drive a cat out of a cafe. The 1 Lizzie Posey, a lewd woman, stabbed which MacCarthy wanted. The latter ing at San Francisco.
by the noise of a man e u -; ity of spontaneity that docs not presup
is but 17, hut has served two years iu
contract was a bigger one than he Josie Martin in the breast fatally for state prison for arson.
• A resolution providing for investi- tering her bedroom, who hail effected pose either a capacity or a call.
appearing against her in 8he Police
| gating the strike of the Chicago, Bur- an entrance through the window. The
could fulfil! without assistance. The
There is no mystery about the craft.
A horrible accident occurred near i lington & Quincy railroad was re young lady making loud outcry, the
court. Mrs. Posey is in jail, and Josie
One resolves to write a book, ns ho
cat jumped at him, bit him in the face, Martin will die.
Bodega, Cal. John H. Miller was en ported, and referred to the committee burglar decamped ¡¿1 haste.
might to take a journey or to praetice
eauglit the lappelof bis coat, scratched
Phillip Held, a young farmer living gaged in mowing hay, and had cau of the whole.
While tne foundry men at the peni on the piano, and the thing is done.
his chin, cheek and neck, and bit his fourteen miles west of Leftiars, Iowa,
The senate bill granting a pension
through the clovtr in front of the to the widow of Gen. James B. Rick tentiary were running off a heat, a Every body can write, at least every
left wrist though to the bone.
The shot and instantly killed his mother,
quantity of molten metal waa spilled body does write.
It is a wonderful
mower. Liter iu the day his three-
waiter had to pull the infuriated ani and shortly afterward committed sui- year-old child playfully attempted to ets, was amended to $75 per mouth, Iron» a ladle upon the limb of a con time for literature. The Queen of En
j cide. The trouble which existed for
Cnnl was passed.
vict named Estes. The metal slipped gland writes for it, the Queen of Rou-
some time in the family culminated run in front of tho machine, when it
Under the call of States, Dunn in- down the unfortunate man’s leg ami mania writes for it, the Shall of IVrsia
over selling a horse.
introduced a resolution, directing tlnf
D r . J ulius P ohlman thinks the in „ a squabble
legs were instantly severed from the committee on merchant marine and into his shoe. In great ngony he ran wrote for it. Lady Brassey, the yachts
Hardy Posy, colored, was lynched at h ^,
and jumped into a tub of water, where woman, wrote for it. Congressmen
| reason why our teeth decay so fast is
fisheries to investigate the fur seal he stood until the metal was cooled, j
Bessemer, Alabama, for an attempt to
! because we do not use them enough,
A wagon and team containing M. fisheries of Alaska, and all contracts His leg and foot was painfully burned. I write for it. Peers write for it The
rape a girl 15 years of age. The town
tovel is the common recreation of
and, like other organs that are not ex- is surrounded by armed negroes, who Fay. bis wife, daughter and baby, Mrs. by the government for the taking of
Charles Robertson, a young man en ladies of rank, and where is the young
fur reals. The committee is also di gaged in rolling log» near Erw'n’s
; ercised, they tend to atrophy.
Our threaten to burn the houses and kill
woman in this country who has not
through a bridge over the tiume of the
teeth become week because unused to the citizens to avenge the lynching of Montezugia Mining Company, near rected to investigate and report u|>on mid, two miles aboveSilverton,Marion tried her hand at a romance or made a
the nature and extent of the rights county, nearly lost his life by having ,
i’ >r. fiume was run
hard work. The author warns mothers Posey.
cast at a popular magazine? The ef
Callahans, Cal. * Tilt
and interests of the United States in
and nurses not to give the children
ning full of water, and the current was fur seal and other fisheries in Behring one of the logs roll over him. The j fect of all this upon literature is e*k
is tin record
m o ld o f^ .I r s .^
very swift. Mr. Fay and Mrs. Roche sea, and whether any legislation is log, which was a heavy one, anil was passive and joyous.
soft food, if they would have them \ears
rolling down a side hill, crashed over about mystery ill the art has nearly
Lynch, of Seymour
°have good teeth— in other words, make
his legs and things, and then, striking disappeared. It is a common observa
lunJ 1 w^^'to-day^s^ the 'niotlfc’/ T ' t w o | j un;ii' . Äir?’1 T * yl
Ì88?1P„lind th? ! prefcrvation of such rights and iö ter
them eat their crusts.
baby, together with the horses and ests. Also a resolution calling on the a maul, leaped over bis body. In ad tion that if persons fail iu every thing
dition to other serious injuries, Roh else, if they are tit for nothing else,
boys and two girls. All seven, with wagon, went through tlie tiume about
secretary of the treasury for informa
T elephonic communication can he their mother, arectilive ud well.
His they can at least write. It is such an
a third of a mile.
The baby was tion relative to fur seal fisheries in ertson had several ribs broken.
hurts were considered very serious,
carried on between ships at sea by
The abolition of slavery in Brazil drowned. Mrs. Fay and Mrs. Siasell Alaska.
asy occupation and tho remuneration
hut at last accounts he was getting
means of a sound-product.ig appara is progressing with great rapidity. were both rescued, though they are
is in such disproportion to the expendi
By Morrow—To execute certain along all right.
tus attached to each vessel, to be Hundreds of th .usands who were badly bruised.
ture! Isn’ t it indeed the golden era of
treaty stipulations prohibiting Chinese
At The Dalles, the little daughter of letters? If only the letters were gold!
Also authorizing the
worked under 3he surface of the water. slaves have been freed in the past few
The Yaqtii Indians are now at war immigration.
years, and it is priqmsed to set a fixed
W. H. M >ody, aged about three years, i
Each vessel also has a sound-receiving j and early «lay when slavery shrill with the Mexican federal forces in -ecretary of the navy to make surveys got a bottle of carbolic acid, and be — Uatjter'» M a^uine,
apparatus to take signals. Intelligible cease.
place« and making a determined extent and position of dangers in the fore the mother could take it from Iter R E L IG IO U S A N D E D U C A T IO N A L .
signals could be produced by this ap
Dexter, the famous trotter, died at stand against the troops. A few days track of commerce and navigation; had innocently swallowed nearly the
—There wants nothing but a believ
paratus which would be transmitted the stable of Robert Bonner, in New ; ago Maj. Enciso and Lieut. Villareal, and for the pur|xise of ascertaining whole contents. Fortunately, Dr. Gil
ing prayer to turn tlie promiso into a
He with two columus of federáis, attacked proper locations for submarine tele
through the water in all directions York. He was thirty yeais old.
patients, passed by the residence and performance.
died of old age and exhaustion. Dex the Indians in a strongly fortified posi graph cables.
with considerable velocity.
—The passion of acquiring riches in
immediately applied tho usual anti
ter was the greatest trotter of his day. tion in the Amulaguaca mountains,
The house passed the hill for relief dotes for the poison and an emotis. order to support a vain expense cor
near the town of Aguaverde.
A des of the Ontali i tribe of Indians in Ne
J ohn II. C ormer , living on theOck-
perate fight ensued, but the federáis, braska, and to extend the time of pay This circumstance, and the little girl rupts tho purest souls.
lawalia River, Fla., shot an alligator ,2:17*.
having eaten a hearty breakfast s ; —Tliore hi no Christian duty that ie
John Bogard, 16 years old, pleaded- after a number of charges, routed the ment to purchasers of lauds of said short time previously, undoubtedly not to be seasoned and set off with
over eight feet long. Opening it out
Indians from their fortification,killing Indians.
saved her life. At last accounts the cheerfulness.—Milton.
of curiosity, he was surpiised to find, guilty at Kansas City, Mo., to murder seventeen ami wounding a large num
in the first degree. He was sentenced
child was doing well.
It Is a great mercy to enjoy the
snugly ensconced therein, a water to be hanged. Bogard held the hands
P O R T L A N D PKO Dl'CfC H A K H K T
Fishermen all the way ftom St. j gospel of peace, but a greater to enjoy
snake about a foot long, and eleven I of James Weir, at Indep ndence, Mo.,
B utter —
Helens to the Cascades are idle, on ac- the peace of tho gospel.
Wm. Holmes, son of A. T. Holmes, Fancy
roll, 4 n>.
young snakes. Tlie reptiles had evi last January, while Charles E. Meyer
nut of the enforcement of the law
of Eberton, met with an unfortunate Oregon.......................
—When a great truth really fills the
dently been in their novel home some
26 ^ohibiting tliem from using nets with mind it naturally seeks to find expres
Inferior g r a d e .........
Meyer was tried last week, convicted
18 9 30
csbes less than 8J inches— that is, a
time, as the liver of the alligator was and sentenced to be hanged.
necessarily fatal, will cripple him for Pickled............. . . . .
California r o l l .........
m [fiesh that stretch« s to that length. sion in speech. It is then more diffi
life. He was out hunting in *tbe
six inches out of its normal position,
cult to restrain one’ s self from speak
Capt. Ramon Arguilles, of the M ex-_______
They say there is nothing running ing than it is to speak.
mountains near Palouss, \V. T., with
C heese —
and was flattened out in places by the ican army, and Adolfo Towssa, cierk a
20 hut bluebaok salmon, and they have
rjfie, when by some means not Eastern, full cream.
—If God tells us any thing, we ac
18 to use a 5 to 5^ inch mesh to take
continued pressure of the snakes.
| in the Mexican national
railway )ertrnej here, his gun was discharged, Oregon, do
it as sure, unquestionable, infalli
restaurant at the bullet passing through botli leg
I < iffic« s, quarreled in
E g o s - F r e s h ..........
20 these, and they claim that tho enforce ble truth. If ho vails any thing we de
T he family of a Georgian were
At a meeting at the knees, anil blowing one of the
D ried F ruits —
• wheelmen at the Cascades. They say sire to leave it vailed, for tho Hunt of
awakened the other night by a great subsequently, Arguilles shot Iowesa, tnie-caps off, He was brought to his . Apples,
r qrs, sks and bxn...
• that when this large mesh law wa~ revelation is the limit of our faitK
noise under the house which sluxik wounding him in the groin. The lat home and everything possible Jone A^ cot^ Californl
* e crop...... .
—The piety that Christ smiles upon
for him, but the nature of the wounds ' Peaches,
• r new
violently. At first they were sut e that
1249 14 made there were no v/heels and no at Is a piety that will stand a pinch, nml
Pears, machine dried.........
10 tention was paid to bluebai k salmon,
an eaithquake was in progress, but in
40 which have now become of consider face a storm; that would rather eat an
Policeman Clancy found a man possible to do more than preserve the Pitted plums, Oregon.........
124 able importance, as they are used by honest crust, than fare sumptuously 011
vestigation with a lantern show« d that
named Chester Williams lying appar
Figs Cal., in bgs and bxa..
unholy gains; that gladly gives up its
a cow was under the house. H ow she ently lead on the back porch of a
Thomas Tre3te, of Chico, Cal., aged Cal. Pr runes, F ren ch ...........
10 tlie cannerymen.
WiBUm Garvin, a locomotive fire couch of ease to sally off on its mission
got there was a mystery, as Bhe could hovel in South Helena, Ark.
His 72 years, some five weeks ago having
F l o tr -
man, 31 years old, whs killed in the among the outcasts; that sets its Puri
not stand upright. It was her horns head was fearfully bruised either by a | buried his wife, married Mollie fswof- Portia.'d Pat. Roller, ?b b i $
4 on 1
Albina railroad yards, opposite the tan face I ke a Hint against fashionable
and back that made tlie noise and
hunkers. While the locomotive sins — Our Young I‘t >pt*.
the station house, and was partially
shook lbe house. The householder
Country brand..................... 8 80 9 3 7 * on which he was employ«d, No. 37,
—Like the air. the church must press
restored to sensibility. He says while
2 10 9 2 75 waQ on its way to the bunk<-rs to take
had to get a pick and s|>ade and dig a he was walking along the levee a man Wanted. Hhe got a revolver and at Siiperflne..............................
equally upon nil tho surfaces of So
G r a in —
ditch, in which the cow walked out.
ran up to him and knocked him in the tempted to take the old man’s life, j Wheat, Valley. * 100 lb s,.. 1 2249 1 28 on coal, he and Engineer Johnson put il i-ty; like the sea, flow into every
Walla W alla........... 115 9 I 1« in their time oiling the valves, which : 10 0 k of the shore-line of humanity;
She told him she intended to kill him 1 do
1 m they did by standing in the cab. When
and burn his body with the house Barley, whole, F c ti............
M e t a i a may be platinized by a new
ground, 4 ton ........ 20 On fa 25 00 the bunkers were reached, Garvin un like tho sun, shine on things foul and
At a prayer meeting at a colored Treste made his escai>e and had the
low^ns well as fair and high; for she
Oats, choice milling if bush
and cheap process in which the met church in Berkeley county, S. C., two
dertook to step to the platform by was organized, commissioned and
woman arrested, charged with an at- do feed,good !ochoice,old
«8 a> 47
allic object is covered with a mixture ; young men got into a row about a tempt to commit murder.
Rye. 4 100 t U ....................... 1 10 9 I 28 passing between the tender and the equipped for the moral reformation
F red —
locomotive. Aliout this time locomo of the whole world. — Hishop Simpton.
of borate of lead, oxide of copper and girl. They broke the meeting up.
The practice of thawing the outside
Bran, 4 ton .......................... 18 00 Ct 17 OC
spirits of turpentine, and submitted to The preachers and church officers at- coverings of dynamite cartridges over Shorts. If t o n ....................... 18 DO 910 00 tive No. 7, whi<’h had been down to
1 tempted to quiet tlie quarreling men,
918 00 the flouring mills, rounded the curve j —Jack rabbits snipped from Oregon
a temperature of from 250 deg. to 330 1 but they did not succeed. One of the fires is largely prevalent among the Bay, r ton, baled................
miners employed in tlie cement quar Chop. 4 ton .......................... 23 00 <*2.> 00 just below the bunkers pushing eight and Idaho to Chicago turn up in tha
This deposit, upon melting, men, named Brown, drew a pistol and ries at Rondout, Cal.
meal If ton ............ 32 00 9 33 0C or nine cars. These cars struck loco market as canned chicken, and are
John Lynch j Oil F r cake
e sh F r u it s -
spreads in a uniform layer over the blew the brain- of his antagonist, was engaged in the thawing process. Apples,
Oregon, 4 I k » ,
1 60 motive 27 wlsile Garvin was in the shipped back to tho country from
|K*ition previously stated and the ten whence they came as such.—Uoitt (A2jr
Oregon, Ifd rin ...
object. Then a second coat is laid on, i Richardson, out right in the church Four cartridges which lie held in a tin Cher
I building. The murderer has been ar pan over the fire exploded.
rmouH, California, If h i . . 4 00
4 60 der being forced forward by the pres
Idaho j Slalrrmun.
consisting of borate of lead, oxide of
1 26 sure, he was crushed to death.
» • ♦
rested and jailed.
as it may seem, when the smoke Limes,
Riverside oransres. F b o x ...
copper and oil of lavender. Next, by
Queen of England
do . . .
A duel between women occurred on clcarod away. Lynch was not only Lo* Amrelrs, do
means of a brush, the object is covered
large gash on the right breast and tin- Ims subscribed $2'» toward the fund
the Island cf Corsica. The two vira alive, but perfec ly conscious, but he Peaches. 4 b o a ...................
right leg was fearfully mangUd. Sev for the purchase of the cottage in
H ii . kh -
wi h a solution of chloride of plati g o e s concerned were named Frances- presented a terrible appearance. His
wliich Milton wrote “ Paradise lo s t."
over 16 Its», 4 lb...........
eral ribe were broken.
num, which is finally evaporated of « ♦ ca Fortunati and Benoita Pasqualini. hands hail Vw*-n blown away ns clean Dry,
Wet salted, over 58 D m .......
is not a very large sum, but it is
temperature of not morethan200 d_*g. A long and bitter hatred existed be- as though they had been cut
— A French lawyer asked a peasant four times as much as Milton received
a knife. The larynx, vocal and some ( P elts ........... 7 .....................
10 9 1 26
The platinum adheres firmly to the
two francs for a case which he had won for the poem.—Harper'§ bazar.
! agreed that one must die.
Stilettos of the othor organs in the throat were , V e g e t a ai.ao—
‘ ‘That is dear,” said the
euriace and exhibits a brilliant aspect. were the weapons employed, and they exposed to view.
—The rapidity with which Anglo
His limhs were Carrots. 4 s a c k ...................
• 1 TO peasant.
“ T w o francs or nothing,
Knxon literature is pouring into Japan
If the deposit be made upon fhe first , were plied with mad energy and rap- broken in many places.
His whole Cauliflower, 4 d o t ..............
9 1 10 said the lawyer. “ Ah! ’ nothing’ suits is illustrated by the fact that 85,000
coat the platinum will have a dead ap ' idity. After a short and sharp strug body presentid sn sppearance as Onions .................................
Potatoes, new, 4 ICO lbs .,
76 mo better: good day; much o b lig e d ,” English and 119,000 American books
pearance. Platinising in this way
W ool —
replied the peasant, to the surprise of were imported last year, an increase
by a bowie knife, yet, in that horrible East Oregon. Spring d i p . .
•oats, it ia said, about one tenth the
of nearly 100 per cent.
price of nickel-plating.
Epitome uf the Principal Evento Now
Attraenti! Public Interest.
Devoted Principally to Washington
Territory and California.