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P olk C ounty O bserver .
MoNMoi i n. I' o i . k COUNTY, O R E G O N, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16. 1889.
PACIFIC COAST NOTES. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS THE AGRICULTURALIST
nig, it has been amply demonstrated
PORTLAND ¡MARKET REPOR1
RELIGIOUS AND EDUCATIONAL.
that animals do not thrive so well
Mat'ers o f Local and General Import
—This 's the advice of Dr. John Hall
when fed irregularly as when they get
Brief Mention of Matters of Oen.ral
GROCERIES—Sugar* have fallen Jo
Gathered from All Sources for
Newsy Notes Concerning the Farm and
their food at certain seasons.
since our last report. Wo quote C .‘ ic, to theological studenta: ••’The wny to
Interest.0 Notes Gathered from
tfie Benefit o f Our Headers.
o f Especial iLterest to the Pa
entra C tic, dry granulated 7|c, cube. pot out of a small place is to bo vory
Home and Abroad.
A practical dairymau gives the
tot- I i crushed^and
crushed an powdered 74c. Co tfees firm. efficient In tL"
cific Coast Husbandman,
lowing reasons why he was more s u e -! Java 2 (m Z osta Kica 17‘ c'«20c, Salvador
—To divert at any time a trouble,
Firewocd is scarce at Fresno.
cessfu) with his cows than his neigh lSa)li»o, "A rbuckle's roasted Stic. In some fancy, run to thy books They
Gladstone reached his 7‘Jth birthday
Be certain that there is plenty of wa borswere: “ 111 teil you, saul he, “ it ,j„I: ,,ie fruit.
V ’ alla W alla has a postal delivery. recently.
^ J . presently fix thee to them, and drive dull
asso rted , 24 s 8 - 1 .2 5 fl.J
ter where the cows are turned out to all depends where a man looks when tts $3.75.
Riverside, Cal., lias paid all its city
care from thy thoughts. They always
A rebellioj has broken out in Up- pasture. Clean, pure water is iudis
he feeds bis cows. My u^ighbois all j PHOVTSIONS Oregon hains are qnot
taxes but $75.
peusable to the milch jow .
loi k at the feed ; con srq u en lly . tliey «d at 14c. breakfastQharou 14c, shoul- meet thee with the* same kindness.—
easily learn to seratm. the cow all thny ?e n 10AC- K atern n.eat ia qnoted aa fol- i'ulkr.
Colusa has four and a half miles of
The King of Wurtemberg is in
Never wait for raia when you have i
.dwi: IlHiiis 13
breakfast b.con 1 J.c,
—There are four great evils of t o
to. When I fetnl I look at the sides 114c.
a crop under cultivation. Keep right
day which are sapping our sociological
cow just as I would any machine if 1
Newcastle’s fruit shipment this year
The opera-home of Tyler, Tex., was
life, and flot ,the least of these Is the
prised to find how your crop ’ will with was feeding it. You want to watch Hard fruit Is scarce, and the supply of ap
was 5,000 tons.
burned last week.
and tho curse of Intemperate, In
stand the drought.
<5 per bx, Mexican oranges $4, lemons discriminate novel-reading. — Christian
Theeeounty licfcpital at Visalia was
mighty easy thing for a farmer to get fikcii.50
1 lie Pope la» t week celecrated the
per bx, bananas gd.50yt4.50,
Many farmers in western New York stingy feeding a cow and beat him quinces 40ytl0c,
close of his jubilee year.
gave up the wool business ss unprof self out of dollars iu trying to save
— “ Wo all do fade as a leaf,"
"fhe population o f Washington ter
Minister Phelps will return from itable long ago, but still keep sheep, cents.”
Cabbage f a i r per lb, carrots and turnips how beautiful are the fading leaves! A*
ritory is ?40,140.
England in a few weeks.
and say that keeping the mutton
7.V per sack, red pepper . k - per^bepntatoea tho beauty of youth fades from our
Among the many purposes to which 3>(« 4ik- per sack, sweet lf(« 'c per lb.
The penitentiary at W alla Walla is
Germany does not propose to in- breeds is one of the best paying
DRIED FRUITS Receipts 4113 pkgo». cheeks, and the beautiful form of early
old waguy tire* may be applied is the
branches of farming.
lighted by electricity.
crease its artillery strength.
gate hinge. A m old tire, Uio much Sun-dried apples 4 «5c per tt>, factory manhood bows under the weight of
Tramping upon the’ hay in a barn w..>rn fiy fu<r-l‘her service i<u its original sliced So, factory plums 7i«tlc, Oregon years, aro we gaining In moral beauty
An olive tree in Tnlare has grown
The Bulgarian sobranje has granted
often causes horses to refuse it. To capacity, is e-ut in tw» a*t tbe middle, prunes 7 e Ur, pear* 9 ^.lllc, ix-aohos M»:10c, and Increasing In spiritual strength P-c
eight feet since last August.
amnesty to political refugees.
raisins 8'.'.2> per box, C’ali oruia figs Sc,
pass from tiie barn-yard into the barn
Smyrna 18c per It>.
Timber claims are being rapidly
The wife of Major General Schofield aad walk over the hay leaves odors and the end of each piece is t-iw-ned
—Upward of 2,000,000«t>f the youths
taken up in Mariposa eouuty.
died suddenly recently of heart dis which are quickly recognised by the
a hinge. Then four inches fr»ni the I-he week 173 pkges. Fancy creamery 3.V of India are to-day receiving a liberal
animals when such hay is fed to them. socket the bar is bent to ail angle. pen It, choice dowry 35c, medium ¡7(®30c English education.
An apple orchard in Lassen cleared
For tho most piA-4
conmvon 20c, eastern» 24c.
J6000 the past year fiom 1500 trees.
Chopped clover-hay scalded is a The. Other ends of# the two pieces are
Collector Hager suggests that the
Tho spread of
KGGS Receipts liWcuwv U*re'gpn-<2?Yc,
a cheap and excellent food for hogs, and then welded together in the form of a eastern 2.'vc.
Western k«now.ledg.o Is opening tho
Packers ».re offering at Riverside $.‘5 duty on opium he reduced to
the>° will thrive on it while growing, V, the width of the open end being
POULTRY — Chickens 8'l(«'4.50j for ll'owd-givtes- of lnfidolityv, of non-religion*
.a box for navel oranges on the trees.
with but little grain. Bulky food is governed by that of the gate. The large young and $1 *4 75 for old, turkeys loawlng the people in avstate-not only
The »late for the Gwedore evictions
per tb, ducks #5 «,7 per doxen
The windstorm last week brought in Ireland was set and carried into ef necessary for the distention of the lower hinge is made in the usual man geese 11c
crecdless, but Godless.
ner, with an upright pin at one end,
down a good many trees in the Men fect oil January 2d.
— What wo are dolngefor the children
WOOL—Receipt* for week 200,800 lbs.
tricious for that purpose as the scalded and a thread and nut at the other.
we are doing for the Nation to»
l>r. C jiver attempted to breik (¡0,- clover.
The upper one may be made in the
morrow. This is tho teacher's field of
Yuba county is shipping apples to COO glass bal s in six days at Minne
The price of onii ns is lower this form of a band, which is driven over Choice 124(a 14c.
work, and lt Is a grand one. Lot tho
southern California and sending orang apolis, last week, but failed to accom
year titan for some time past. This is the gate-p >*t and fastened by nails
es to tbe north.
plish the feat.
GRAIN Receipts’ for week 1H.200 ctls. politician work upon tho grown-up moa
due to a large increase of area planted
Valley 11.35(111.(0, Eastern Oregon J1.30 nil ho may; ho can do llttlo, after all—
A -flu m e 35 miles long will bring
(dll.40. Oats 34 if;too.
Piinccss Adelbert, ol B ivaria, was throughout the east, and to an tin- purpose in the hand.
that Is, In Improving them mentally
lumber to Selma, Fresno county, from seized with'hysterioe in the Berlin Op- usually large crop; the insects and . W hen the corn is shelled the cobs
FLOUR—Receipts for week *1790 bbls. and morally. They have passed the
the Giant forest.
I era house last week. It is believed diseases that usually attack the onion are worth caring for for various use Standard gl,7o, oilier brands g4.50.
plastic stage. But there Is hope In tho
having been far less prevalent this ful purposes. They make the best
FEED-Harley 823 per ton, mill do children. Those who would do good
The output of gold, silver and coj>- that she is insane.
year than usual.
fuel for the smoke-house, giving the gl8*lK.50, shorts gltioO, braugl5.50, to humanity will be most successful
per in Montana the past year is put
The badly mutilated body of a Ger
baled hay $13 «15, loose gl 2(a>15,
After winter grain is sown there is hams and bacon a delicate and agree-
who take tho children by the hand.
down at $60,487,000.
man was found in Fairmount park,
FRESH MEATS Reef, live, 3L'434('. The teacher is tho trtio state-bull dor.—
yet time to remedy defects of soil and
dressed 7c, mutton, live, 3pg3|c, dressed
At Walla Walla a dense fog pre
exposure. If there is a knoll in the oak and other wood, which contains 7c, lambs 82.50 each, hog«, live, 54<$0c, The School Journal.
ment was created.
vailed during the eclipse and at 2
field it is probably the poorest part of much acid. When steeped in kero dressed 7®74, veal tkflSc.
— "One man's food Is another’s poi
It is stated that further papers re the lot, and one or more loads of ma sene oil they make good kindling for
o’clock lamps were lighted.
son,” is a saying long ndmltted to be
lating to the Sackvillo affair are about nure distributed over it will have a fires, and they are equally good for
The police of San Diego is con
true ns regards tho body. It Is more
to be given out for publication by the wonderful effect, not alone upon the this purpose when saturated with a
When litrgo quantities of roots are decidedly true as regards tho mind.
demned by a com m ittee of the city
grain crop, but on the grass seeding.
to be stored and there is not cellar Tho books which aro healthy food for
council as corrupt and inefficient.
two gallons of water and dried. They
An escaped Soudanese has offered
Good cider vinegar is always sala then burn fiercely, giving out (puck room for this purpose, it is far better one intellect may provo ruinous to an
8. W. Reed, of Fresno, picked 30
to construct pits than to fill tho cellar
to bring in General Gordon’s sword, ble, and it pays to convert the surplus
other. They who proscribe courses of
pounds of Flaming Tokay and Em
clothes and papers, which are said to apples into cider for the purjHise of heat sufficient to kindle a coal fire. of one’s dwelling house with a general rending for relatives or frlonds are
peror grapes from his vine the 1st of
assortment of roots and vegetable* to
be liiddeu near BcrVafc
making vinegar. The artificial vine as they contain as much nutriment as
vitiate the air of M i a h o u s e .
If generally disappointed in tho result.
At the close i t WMpMing exhibi gar cannot be used for choice pickles straw, and where straw is scarce the it as groperly con*fl\. ''hrfl, roots will Perhaps no better plan for tho educa
Delegates met at Elletisburg. W . T.,
tion at Brooklyn, N
week, a and other purposes for which good whole years may l>e ground togethc
better in a p8fi.|Mu in an ordi- tion of a boy can bo adopted than that
on the 3d of January and began the
panic occurred awl ai
or more cider vinegar only is adapted, and does with advantage. The husks are s
g»Uar. The pits are dug three suggested by Dr Johnsdn: "Teach him
work of securing statehood to the
not, therefore, largely compete with it. more nutricious, and may be grow
of persons were injurwi.
feet deep, six feet wide and as to rood and turn him looso in a promis
up witli the cars in mills niude
geeded. 'Lfen feuots are stacked cuous library."
A large gathering at L’iege, Bel
Don’t try to crowd 50 hens into a that pur(>oee.
Large plantings of shad and speck gium, recently, adopted resolutions
beyMBftirayi at the end of
led catfish will be made in the streams favoring the restoration of the tem poultry house suitable for only 25, as
WIT AND WISDOM.
»sod folloirim? two feet
the larger Hie Hock the fewer the
In storing celery for winter small »4 fei* length ; a spgwm tw six inches is
of Utah next June by the U. 8. fish poral power of the Pope.
quantities f»r family use can be stored left, s.u4 waot’ ttfpgliafeoti of two feet is
—Tho only "nt'gloetod genius" In this
The daughter of Lawrence Barrett, perfect accommodations. As a rul* in boxes by first boring inch holes
built e> wJ* se On, in each case piling country Is tho gnuius that neglects him
The first ear-load of Oroville oranges the actor, and Joseph Anderson, a small flocks give a larger profit from
four inches from the bottom at each the ms - y g to the ground level; the self.
was received in Hacramento last week, brother of Mary Anderson, the actress, the same outlay than when numbers
end and side of the box. Turn the spaoMA ¡¿» then filled in with earth,
— Many woakncsBos of human nature
and two car-loads’ were being packed were married in Boston January 3d.
are kept that cannot be properly pro box on end and pack tbe celery in
distorted virtues.—Mail and Ex
at Oroville for shipment east.
layers the narrow way of the box. To tions of two feet of roots and six inches press.
N. J. M cConnell, chief justice of
Parsnips, salsify and horseradish each layer of celery in position sprinkle of earth. The roots aro covered lightly
— •‘Endeavor so to Uvo that when you
Montana, has forwarded Wis resigna whole Hatfield gang, in West Vir can remain in the rows where grown, over the roots only enough earth to at first, hut when cold weather cornea, are yourself you will not bo ashamed of
tion to the President, finding the du
as freezing does not injure them. If mulch them well. Contiuue until the
last week in Lawrence county, Ken they are covered with litter, however, box is full. W hen you set the box put on about two feet of soil, rounded yourself.”
ties of the office too burdensome.
and smoothed to carry off water.
— Bo content to do tho things you
it will prevent sudden thawing around down shake or jar the box to settle
The Teachers’ convention which
can, and fret not becauso you cun not
the dirt among the roots of the plants.
The annual consumption of feath do overy thing.
Slaven, of the American Dredging
closed at Sacramento recently, recom-
Then.take a watering jK)t with nozzle
mended kindergarten instruction and company, it is stated, assures DcLes- warmth that does injury in winter and pour water through the augur ers in this country for bedding pur
—A wink is as good as a written pre
the admittance of children four years 6eps that he can finisn the second sec- to such crops, rather than cold. A holes in the ends until all of the poses is cstiinatedto amount to 3,000,- scription to a knowing soda-water
000 |M>iinds. To furnish this 3,CM0,000
tion of the Panama canal in twelve
soil is thoroughly saturated, and healthy geese must give up their clork.—Hotel Mail.
detrimental than beneficial.
The new Brotherhood of Railway nionl*l!i-
— Though a man must bo sincere in
The first signs of disease, in a flock convenient niche of the cellar, and feathers in a year. The geese furnish
Conductors, organized at Los Ange-
p W. Smith played Santa Claus at
order to bo great, he weed not bo zrreat
should prompt the herdsmen to at only needs occasional watering (al ing these downuy piU»w» and beds of
lea some weeks ago, is said to have in his home at Danville, Illinois, Christ-
In order to bo sincere^
once remove all animals not affected ways through the auger holes) to have ease are to l>e found iflflgwiy in southern
special view revenge on tjie Burling- mag| gnd enveloped hintself -» cotton
-Some people aro so feoblo-mlndod
to a new, clean location. It is better a supply of crisp, tender celery at Illinois, M issouri JMffrttsas, Tennes
ton Railroad com pany.
halting, whiefe caught fire
was to kill an aninAl that is suspected of
see and K e n tu c k y Theiifimate is cold thnt thoy novor have a will of their own
short notice, without the trouble of
San Bernardino’s grand jury report fatally b u n ^ j
having a contagious disease than to grubbing in the frozen ground and enough to cause ifr’- . w r . ’g’rs to be fine until thoy make I t — Western Plowman.
and soft, and no! <'WJ» cold to make
—Tho ends must always Justify tho
condemns the county court-house as
Robert UdMfcr’s famous stallion attempt a cure. Delay is dangerous. excising both yourself and tiie whale
tlieir care a matter of unprofitable la means. If the ends aro mean, lt won’t
inadequate amd the jail as a disgrace g tart]e> tbe sire o f many celebrated Precaution in the beginning is better let of celery in the trench.
bor to farmers. Below this territory Justify you; loavo lt alone. If tho end
to decency. Slack business manage- trotterg( including Majolica, with a than any work that can be done in at
the feathers are quilly and free from don’ t pay, drop lt.
ment of county officials is also con- record ¿f 2 :15, died in New York Iasi
The increasing use of windmills for
down ; above, the cold winter make
yecures a bold.
—Character, like porcelain - ware,
pumping water, etc., suggests that
week, aged 21 year*.
geese-farming unprofitable, for when must bo painted before lt is glazed.
they could be made the foundation of
the goose ean’t find food for herself,
Thy approach of the Southern Pa
Governor Marble, of Maine, has aj* L ’£ "
tentkm to horses usually drive a fire department on the farm, that because of frozen land and water, she There can be no change of color after It
Ctfic railroad Howard San Luts Obispo,
, J imeg G jjiaine among th* » » » ? * h
lt Is burned in.—Bucher.
well i cnuugu
iravet. , P1:
m attend the Cen- W - i a loose rein,
i n n « is im
is giving quite an n impetus to travel.
has to be fed, and she’ll eat as much
Three-fourths of the farm conflagra
—In order to appreciate success wo
impleted to Santa £ j ® U ° ” \ X it io n of Washington’s with the “ old family horse,” in whom
corn a« a sheep.
The road was com
muit know failure, and our greatest
distant, and tennl4‘ cetenr
Anri 130th you have perfect confidence. It is tions are discovered so early that the
Maygarita, ten in lilcs
the 5th of January, inauguration in New i ork, April dutn. ^
with a young and prompt application of 20 gallons of
successes consist not In never failing
trains runnihg on the Otn oi January, i
David Hart, a blacksmith and train but in persistently conquering such fail
Never drive such an water, would *put out the fire. But it
so loose a rein that you is inqiossitile to get water soon enough ing with the Salvation army at Port ures.
A, I M S *
alfalfa from which five cuttn g.
gecoml to the first floor of the build- cannot instantly command the situa when it must be carried to the garret land, took morphine’and told the sum
—We aro prone to forget what wo do
or loft in backets. W ith a 14-foot moned physician that he had had the
obtained the first
year, and “ the ing which had suddenly collapsed, tion, whatever happens.
know; whereas we should consider that
windmill and a strong double-acting drug for two years, but had not had
ground was so thoroughly impreg
p ork made from a considerable por- force-pump, a continuous stream may the courage to use it before. He said whatevor good thing we know is only
nated'with alkali that the surface is Numbers were brntsed and cut, but
tion of apple diet is peculiarly sweet lie forced a thousand feet and to a lie wanted something given him to so far good to us as lt Is remembered to
white with the salt.”
The London pnlice believe that they in flavor. Hogs will fatten more rap- higlit of a hundred feat. But ns the make death easy, and when asked purposo.—Richard Cecil.
A flock of nine mountain sheep has
— Jealousy is the meanest of all
theVliff* ore on the richt clew to the author of idly on sweet apples than sour, if ap- windmill and well are usually near why he didn’t jump in the Willamette
recently been seen am ong he cliff are ™ ‘ J « 1J * “ , Cmurder8. They have pies are principally depended upon; the house and barn, it would rarely be river, he said he did not know how to human passions, and a fellow never
of Stein m o m
realizes lt so forcible as he does when
w l ’lta-k h i S M »
him in the vi*
¡1 g „ „ , U le i . i . b
.he necessary to have the water forced swim.
ho can’t holp being Jealous away down
bio ......................... i n m i v Lane, by tracing let- sour will do even better than the farther than two hunnred feet or
be M ^ r g e a s a Spanish mule and his ' cinity of Drury Lane, by tracing
The unofficial list of representatives- to his boots himself.— Somerville Jour
I sweet, as the acid will assist in the di raised higher than fifty feet. The
horns resemble the gnarled roots of an ters written by him
gestion of the grain. It wouldcbe bet- pipes are, of course, brought near to elect, recently published, shows that nal.
• j Ira
ayne, tbe American gun ex- j
for a few weeks before if not into, tiie barn and house. And 20 Republicans were elected from the
—Falx«* happiness is llko false money.
The lumber cut of Washington Ter-
now in Paris, asserts that he has filin g , to harden the pork.
with a few feet of hose attached to the following Southern States: Kentucky, It passes, says Pope, for a time as well as
ritory the past year was 700,000,000 C o v e r e d a process for the matin ac -
r a ufrrn ;. turkevs are raised in hydrant in the yard or building, asup- 2 ; Louisiana, 1; Maryland, 2 ; Mis the true, and serves some ordinary occa
|4y of water sufficient at the critical souri, 4 ; North Carolina, 3 ; Tennes sions; but when lt Is brought to the
feet, valued . t $ 9 , 0 0 0 ^ Of^Un. llfe of goldIfron
see, 4. Of (hese 13 are now members. touch, wo find the lightness and alloy,
amount, Puget sound cut 450,000,000 copper and « t r > 1
They are placed in charge of a herder, me ment, would be at command. The
and feol the loss.
fee and ^ . p M b y ^ a n 3 4 0 0 0 0 , W O gUrt th# proper works.
wh(/ drives them as he would a fl.* k hose could be taken through windows
or doors. If it is feard that at such a
The loss of life so far by the burn
—Selfishness begins wi'tblnkln’ owre
feet, valued at |3,7()<J0 ,0<8)
The Ottawa board of trade has pe- of , heep. They range over miles of
time there might not be enough breeze
eivn lumber shipments w erefl.J W ,
u f “ , lhe Dominion government to Urritory in a day, and life almost en- to operate the windmill, we have only ing of the steamer Hanna, near Pla- much o’ one’ s aln duties and influences
¿rant a subsidy to a fast line of steam- lirely by foraging. When the gram to remember, how often an account of a quemine, La., on thu Mississippi river, and wee bit ways Instead of living right
is placed at 24. Of the injured men
Richard Hall, of Dixon, a well- i er» from (¿.„laic to Liverpool. The -g cut anj harvested the turktys are conflagration also says “ a stiff breeze” in the hospital four or five will die. oot o’ oneself, like the bonnle flowers
known citizen, early Tuesday morning j degjre ¡„ comj'ete rith the New York turned into the immense wheat and or a strong gale was blowing at the The flags of tbe steamers iu the har that smell swoot whether they're sniffed
or not —Edward OarrtU.
of last week, while going home from " „ d ‘Liverpool steamers.
barley fields and the birds do the time. When there is not enough air
bor »1 New Orleans bavs been placed
— About tho worst calamity that
Sacramento, heard the whistle for his
„imposed gleaning » nd
station, rushed while naif asleep from
“ J 1^
for market at very little cosL
could befall any man would be the
may be readily subdued by bucket« of
power to have overy thing he dtwlred
U.: c ,
- d ' r . r r h . i L u » . ' o „ . rticle
c „ n ( A ta p p i, water.
Mrs. Irs P. Htockwell, of Sydney, for tho asking, although to the average
ra n w a s m motion. H e was " " o u s * “^
at Shohola, Penn., the olher all the necessary sustenance, because
Within the last three months nearly W. T., was accidentally killed last mortal this condition seems the Ideal
I i “ “ H|1d „ecared orders revoking the lt may
k some of the essential ele-
orphan hoys under 12 year* week by her 14-year-old son, who wm of all possible expectation and good.
Portland shows great progress
letters of administration.
been brought to Findlay inserting s badly fitting cartridge in
—When a man puts out a few thou
wholesale and retail trade in 188»
, i quantity. A normal appe ,
sands on a venture In which there Is
foots ,,p between
An „p lo s io n of gas caused great tite, ^
to the w.nU of and Fostoria, Ohio, to work in the his gun.
They come mostly
great risk and not much morality, and
up - in
— . recently.
- . T w , men
.. . nature
variety of food.. It glass factories.
$ 1 . 000 , 000 , 000 , compared ' TiUl
nPCCgMry to make tbe ration from St. John’? asylum, Brooklyn,
&00.000 in 1887 and $42,000.000 in were blown 20 feet in the air a,i.l to rt jg ^
There were erected at Tacoma lsst finds himself a few months later a mill
. a hule thought will provide a and are under contract for a year at
1883. The manufactures of the city Hill square and «ija cen t buddings re- ^
1014 houses, valued at $2,480,- ionaire, he Is not apt to notice or pity
tbe rallon and without nominal wages. This importation of
those who have been pushed down by
*nd vicinity aggregate nearly I14.VOO,- ceivetl a terrible wrenching. The ex yaLrie' v
^ c o ,u Aa to regularity in feed- child labor will be stopped.
000, and the value oi building* erected plosion tore the street up.
*23E .E‘S » S jE SSff SET