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VOL. 2. CONDON, GILLIAM CO., OREGON, FRIDAY. JUNE 10, 1892. NO. 12.
THE OFFICIAL AND LEADING PAPER
, OF GILLIAM COUNTY.
Entered at the Potloffict at Condon, Oregon, at
$enmd-cttue mill matter.
" OFFICIAL MKKCTOKV.
President Bkmjamik Hakkimon
Vice I'ronUlent I.avi Y, Mokton
Secretary of Htale... Jamkk t 8i..i
Secretary of Treasury Chah. Koktkh
Hecratary of Interior ..J. W Homm
xenretaryof War Uriel if kn II. Ki.kikh
H-r.tay ol Navy ...B. f. Taacv
FommanteMletieral Jon n Wansmaksi
Atloriiey-OBnrl.... W II. II. MIM.KS
necretary of Agrleulture jikkmiah ki'k
State of Oregon.
Oovernor , H. Pkknoyiik
Secretary of Hlato ..,.....() W. MciiHiiia
Treasarer Hill. Mktk:hak
Hupt. of r-ubllo Instruo ion K. II. M( Ki.kiit
Coiisj-essmaii , B Hkkmann
Printer.... ..Kkamk I. Bakies
(It. H. HlBAM N
Supreme Julgot. w. 1 1 oro.
(R. B. llKAM,
Beventh Judicial Dl.trlct.
Joint Senator Ciuiu.r.N Hilton
Circuit Juilg. , W. I,. liHtimiiAW
1'roieoutlug At oruey.. W. 11. Wilwik
Retirntentatlvt W. J, Mvlkky
Judge. W. J. Maxims
I'lerk Jay V. I.ihu
Sheriff..... W. 1. Wimx
Trva.urer., II. B. Kwimi
Aswor , , .. David Makon
Surveyor.,,. , .H. i. fiuw.itimr
Hihool Hiiprlntealul ...l.i wieH PsaiiKK
(;rnnor. K. it. Hakkii)
Btock Inspector..,. A lux Dutiii
Justice of the Teac. G no una Tatom
UOIISUble , UAH ItlNIMAVT
Union Pacific Hallway Time Card.
Tralo.crrlve and leave Arllugtoa aa (oliowi:
lAsr-souwn. , ; ., ;
Train Na. (aat mail, esres Arllagtou dally
tt A. w.
K11. , A lantlo express, leave Arlington dally
at 3:37 v. m,
' waHT aouxr). ;
Train No. I, (att mall, kavei Arlington dally
at 13:40 A.M.
No. 7 Atlantio exprem, leave. Arlington dally
at 1:60 r. n. - '
iixrrnaa mnamcm traik.
Train No. 31 arrive from Heppner dally,
ccpt Huuday at 11 M A . M.
Nt. n lmv tot Heppner dally, except Man
dav, at 3:47 T. U.
Tnr.itga tl kett told and biggaga checked
through to alt paint In the tiiiimi Httj ana
Canada. B. COl.LINH, Ticket Agent,
AF. A A. M. MT. MOKIAIt UHMiK. No. M
, Muted lo nmnnl. all in on flrt HxtHrday
evening, afier fl rait Mondavi of iti'b month. Hn
Xmrnlngbre hren lu gKxl.'nd ngare cordially
Invited to ati-nd. V. f. CABON, W. M.
HiHRKat llAUiraAD, Becretary,
KEV. W. C. WISE WIIX HOI.U SERVICES
every 21 and 4th Bnndav In ah moii'h at
t ondiin, morn ng and evening, and at M.ttiey
chnolhoiie at 1 n. iu. Kvery l.t and Sd Hundai
be will prvai h at May vllle. morulug au evenlHg
TRY ONE OF-
ED L. pJlTIiEY'S $10 SUITS
For gentlemen, worth 120 for wear. Twelve cloth samples, fashion plate
and measurement blank free. Postage, 6 cents.
Ed Ii. Huntley & Co., Wholesale Gentile Tate,
184 MADISON STREET, CHICAGO, ILL.
When ordering samples please mention Condox (Gilliam county,
Lost .Valley.; Saw; Mill;
CANTWELL BROS., Proprietors.
All lunas oi bariacta Lumoer, kdsuc,
: . . : r.
AU timbers 4x6 and larger discountea iu per cam. in numucr m
feet. All lumber discounted 10 per
SOUTH MAIM STREET, CONDON, OR.
Charles Fix, Proprietor.
Good horso for hiro at reasonable rates. Special attention given
to transient stock. ,
Fat cattle for my meat market taken on accounts, lour trade is
respectfully solicited. ' ' .
P. SKELLY. Proprietor,
KEEPS ON HAND
Fresh Beer, Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
"f FRESH WALLA WALLA STEAMED KEQ BEER UPON ICE.
A fine billiard parlor in connection. When you feel like having a
little amusement call around and see
JjR. J. J. HOQA.N,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Office Oregon ave.,neit door to HUM office.
JjR. JOHN NICKL1V,
, . , Condon, Or.
Oftlc at reildeuce of Major I.ucaa, Oregon
AY P. LUCAS, County Clerk,
tor. a ix unn or
LAND AND NOTARY BUSINESS
Iu a nrat and careful manner.
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE,
Collection made and prompt return given.
'Notary Public und Conveyancer,
Collection mad with dlnretch.
hnprcaeiiU the Gorman-American and the
Northet Fir and Marine lutiiran'-e Company.
JtOR HEMAULK FIRE INHUKANCK
ArrLY to tii
Phoenix of Hartford.m
r coa A-tti, is. : :
Herbert Ral.'ead, Agent, Condon, Or.
riONDON-LONE ROCK DAILY BTAOE LINK.
D. M. Itlaebart, Proprietor.
Tave Condon every morning ("andayi ex
cepted at 6:30 o'clock, and a rlvc at Iua Kock
at I'i u. via Matuay and Loat Valley.
Faro. t.OO. Bound Trip, S3.SU.
g S. QR1DKR, H. M. IIOHS,
'carpenters and Contractors,
Condon, Or. .
All kln1 of carieiiter werk done with dli-pat'-h
at the mod rcanonahle chaigea.
Office )n atrec-t wherever yon can And them.
'Painter and Paper-Hanoer,
All kind, of painting and papering done at
modcra; ratea. Give me a change.
11OKTOFFICE VARIETY BTOKE,
IxjHX Rck k.Or.
J. B. OofT, Froprlotor.'
Keeti alway nn hand Mellclne. Cgr and
Tnlaccna, fine Candle, Bcbod Happllea, To let
Article. Blatlonery, llarn aud Toy, and every,
thing el.e uaually lound In a country variety
Kvery hlng I handle I flrtt-claM, aud my
prloe a the lowe.t. Give me a trial.
J. Vt ALK KB,
Contractor and Builder,
I have learned thl hmlne thoronghlv. and
tra prepared in do all kind of work In thl line
tt moderate rate. Try me.
teuug &uu noonug anajs uu num.
: .i 1 Ttr t. r
cent, for cash.
and Feed Stable,
fax., tie win ireai you wen.
While in Darmstadt Queen Victoria HelJ
a Private Investiture of the Gar
ter at the Schloss.
Mr. Washburn, the United Statee com
mercial agent at Magdeburg, is about to
Mart lor borne on leave ol absence.
General Porter announce that bnt
$75,000 is needed for the fund for the
completion of the Grant monument.
Colonel It. A. Crawford, who died at
Atlanta a lew days ago, was buried in
his old Confederate nniform a faded
old suit with bullet-holes in it.
Arab! Pasha is to devote the remain
der of his exile in Ceylon to raiuine tea.
which is a better proceeding than raining
Uain, in whlcit lie used to take such in
terest. Alexander Sal vlni is soon to appear in
a new play embodying the story used in
the "Cavalleria Rasticana," but, like the
book of that opera, derived from an Ital
The effect of his American tour was
shown by Jean de Beske, who refused to
sing at the Opera in Paris in Romeo and
Juliet" for less than 1,000. The high
est the Opera could oiler him was 00.
While Queen Victoria was in Darm
stadt recently, she held a private inves
titure oi the uarter at the bcbioss, and
conferred the order upon Grand Duke
fcrnest oi Hesse. Xhe new urand Duke
was Invested with the insignia which
had belonged to his lately deceased fa
ther. JOHX R.CLARK.
All klud of caroeoter work doue with nrat
ne. and dlafatrh and at very moderate ratt-i.
RLIXUTOX-rossIL DAILY STAGE LINE. .
K. A. Nlaon, Proprietor,
r aui raoM aklikuton to
roll pi 00 Ketttrn, f 10 00
Mavv lie 6 0!) He urn. 00
Condon. ., 4 00.... Ri-turn, 7 to
Clem 8 u Return, 6 00
Ulei X 00 Krturn, 8 CO
ave Arlltiiioii evrrr morn hi (Kuunav ex
cepted' at 6:30 uYl irk. t dae at Condon at -"! r.
m., and arrive at rott.il at 7 r. .
DEPOT 7 HOTEL,
Headquarters for T. P. A. N. W.
Adjiiiuini tbe depot. It I t- ry convenient tor
ia(eRKera from the bark coumry ho .
hava to leave by iilgbt train.
Hitr irfrrf Dtultch getprochm. On parte
Ko Chinese. Meet all train.
J. W. BENNETT, Proprietor.
Tli Gelekated FreucHure,
Wto?SrSd "APHRODITINE" SS3S
Is Sold o a
of ncrvou dlsciuo
the generative q
BEFflRP usool K.ilniilant. A F TT 13
tlon.cverlndiiljTOuco.io ,uc&a LomoI Braia
Power, WakcfnlueiKi.LcariairdowTJ I'alsaliitha
bark,HemlimlVcakne!''.i,IIyiter.'a, Ncrvou J"n
tratlou, Kopturuul Emlr!ona, Le icorrbva, Vz
rincw, wonk Memory, Lor of I'ovrcr and Imnr
toner. whl hit ne;tlecUil often leadto prematura
old aj?o and irnanity. Price $1.00 a txx, 6 boxes
tor.'i.tia Kentl-y tnnllonrwelritof price-
A WRITTEN UtrAttAKTEB I Riven tot
every S.W)or!orreociV(Hl, to refund the money it
Permanent euro la notenerted. Via hava
thounamlsot teatlmonlals fromo'd and younir,
of both aexe. wholiave been permanently cured
by theme of Apnrodltine, Clrtularfrra. Addrej
THE APHRO MEDICINE CO.
WMteru Branch, Box 77, PoBTijjio. Oa.
roa sale by
L. W. DARLING ft CO., Condon, Or.
Fair's Golden Female Fills
nceeasfully by thoas
anda ol prominent la
dle 1 monthly. Thor
onKbly reliable and
Mae, Worth twenty
time their weight in
gold or female irreg
vlaritiei. Never known
Sent by mail sealed
tor S)f. Address
Tbe Apbro Medicine
Box t7. Portland, Oregoa.
rOB SALS BY
. L. W. DARLING A CO., Condon, Or.
Our Wonderful Remedies.
Dr. Grant's Syrup of Wild Grape Root.
The great blood pirifier and system tonic. Purely vegetable, and
is the product of Oregon soil. Retail price, $1.
Dr. Grant's Kidney and Liver Cure.
For the cure of Bright's Disease, Diabetes, Biliousness, Sick Head
ache and all kidney troubles. Retail price, $1. ,
Dr. Grant's Native Discovery.
The great female remedy. For
peculiar to females. Bold
: price, $1.
Dr. Grant's Cloalo.
The great dyspepsia conqueror;
all its kindred ailments. Every
antee to effect a cure or money refunded. Retail price, $1.
Manufactured by O. W. R. CO., Portland, Or.
For Sale by L. 7. Darling & Co., Condon, Or.
Natural Gas and Petroleum Hidden
on Duxbury Reef.
UTAH CENTRAL TO BE EXTENDED,
The Ntw Pinery Placer Diggings In Scott
Valley, Nev., Shut Down The
I'raser Salmon Run.
The Fraser river salmon ran is light.
The Salton Sea phenomena are ex
pected ti recur.
Tbe Sacramento is falling fast, and all
fears of a flood have passed.
Of 25,885 farms in Oregon 3,150 are
provided with facilities for irrigation.
Tbe Governor of Idaho will thorough
ly investigate the Camr d'Alene mining
Tbe new stage road from Flagstaff, A.
T., to the Grand Canyon of tbe Colo
rado is now open.
Large qnantities of mescal are being
smuggled across the line into Arizona
from Mexico and given to the Indians.
The establishment of a factory for the
manufacture of oils, perfumes and ex
tracts is one of tbe certainties for River
Captain Burgess, a mining superin
tendent, was shot at Tucson by an In
dian in a dispute over wages. Burgees
lost an eve.
A local company is forming at Stock
ton, Cal., to bunt theCocos Bland treas
ure. The island is about 4 X) miles south
Allen, a Denver detective, convicted
of assault and attempted robbery at Og
den, has been sent to the Utah peniten
tiary for seven years.
Captain Fitzgerald has been held at
Tucson in $3,000 bail on tbe charge of
embezzling the funds of the Santa Cruz
Water Storage Company.
Pat McPermott, alias Pat Levine, alias
Pat F. Gibson, one of the most cele
brated and skillfal safe-blowers in Amer
ica, is in jail at Los Angeles.
The sale Is reported, though the re
port is not authenticated, of the Bonanza
and Golden Eagle gold mines in llarqua
Hala district, A. T. , for $90J,000.
The New Pinery placer diggings in
Scott Valley, Nev., have been shutdown,
because the Chinamen engaged to work
tLe claim got more of the gold than tbe
Joseph Franklin Havey, one of the
Cazadero stage robbers, has been cap
tured. Both of the young highwaymen
are now inside the walls of the jail at
Santa Rosa, Cal.
A BakersQeld (Cal.) did patch says
Lloyd Tevis has announced that his res
ignation as President of Wells, Fargo &
Co. and Wells-Fargo Bank would go into
effect on August 1.
Eighteen carloads of wild horses off
the ranges of Eastern Oregon have just
been shipped to Iowa. The horses were
all in fine condition, and sold at an av
erage of f '2d per head.
William Uarland, a well-known rail
road builder and contractor, is now ex
amining a route for a railroad Ironi
Globe to Willcox or Bowie station on the
Southern Pacific railroad in Arizona.
Denver parties are at Phcenix, A. T.,
investigating the proposed scheme to
build a railway from Ogden and Salt
Lake to Arizona and into Mexico as a
continuation of the Utah Central.
Bradstreet's agency reports twelve fail
ares in the Pacific Coast States and Ter
ritories for the past week, aa compared
with thirteen for the previous week and
fourteen for the corresponding week of
A Sacramento jury has decided that
the "wheel-of-fortune" game, because it
was not specifically mentioned as a pro
hibited game in the anti-gambling act of
the Legislature, could not be classed as
a gambling game.
John See, a suspected horse thief and
train robber, killed his wife on the Gann
ranch, about twenty miles from Phoenix,
A. T., because she would no longer live
with him. He shot her while she was
lin the corral milking.
Telegrams have reached Phcenix. A.
T., from llermosillo, Mexico, telling of
the defeat of the Mexican troops by tbe
Yaqui Indians, against whom a war of
extermination has been inaugurated by
the Mexican government.
The San Diego Sun states upon author
ity that a line of steamers will shortly
be put on between that town and Cen
tral Americau ports, to be ran in con
nection with the Santa Fe railway sys
tem. the cure of diseases and complaint"
under a positive guarantee. Retail
will positively cure dyspepsia and
bottle sold under a positive guar
The President to Soon Issue Orders for
the Survey of the Klamath In
The agricultural appropriation bill has
been completed by tbe House Commit
tee on Agriculture. It appropriates
$507,600 more than last year. One mill
ion dollars are appropriated to carry out
the provisions of the meat inspection
Representative Hermann of Oregon
says the President will soon issue orders
for th anrvfr nf Klamath TnHian la .win
- '.. 1
in Oregon with a view to their allotment
in severalty ana opening oi tbe surplus
to white settlement. There are several
million acres in this reservation.
The Colville Indian bill, which passed
the Senate, has been referred to the
Committee on Indian Affairs in the
House. Representative Wilson savs the
committee will recommend non-concur-
rence in the amendments and ask for a
conference, and then an agreement will
be readied which will be satisfactory to
Vest in the Senate offered a resolution
discharging the Committee of Finance
from further consideration of the House
bill to put wool on the free list and re
duce the duties on woolen goods and di
recting tbe committee to report the bill
back to the Senate for action thereon.
The resolution was tabled for the pres
ent. The House Committee on Rivers and
Harbors has considered the Senate
amendments to the river and harbor
bill, and it was agreed the House should
non-concur in all the amendments and
ask for a conference in order that the
amendments might be considered. This
will probably be done, as it is usual with
aU such bills.
Power has offered in the Senate a res
olution instructing the Committee on
Public Lands to make a fall investiga
tion into the relations of the geological
survey and topographical survey and the
necessity for the existence of two such
systems in the same areas and as to their
personnel and expenses. The resolution
was referred to the Committee on Con
The House Committee on Invalid
Pensions has agreed to report the bill
giving persons having claims against the
government, arising by virtue of service
in the army or navy, the right in person
or by attorney to examine and inspect
anytning in any department, burean, di
vision, court or omce of the United
States which contains any reference, al
lusion to or bearing upon claims.
Ihe bill intended to abolish the post
trader eh ins in the aruir, which bas the
approval of the War Department and
General Schofield, was favorably re
ported from the. Military Affairs Com
mittee by Senator Proctor. The measure
will not produce any radical change im
mediately, and the present system will
continue until those persons who are now
post traders shall either die or retire,
but when vacancies occur then the of
fice is to be abolished.
It is not improbable the Ways and
Means Committee will report a bill mak
ing important revisions of the iron and
metal schedule After consultation with
his colleagues Stevens of Massachusetts
introduced a bill to place iron ore and
scrap iron on the free list and to reduce
duties on manufactures of iron andotber
metals. It makes the duty on pig iron
and like metals $3.36 per ton, just half
the present rate ; bar and structural iron
and steel, $11.30 per ton; steel rails,
etc., $6.72, and provides that no rate im
posed in the metal schedule ot the Mc
kinley bill shall exceed 35 per cent, ad
Senator Allison has introduced an
other remonstrance from the Chamber
of Commerce of Port Townsend, Wash.,
giving reasons why no appropriations
should be made lor coast-delense vessels
for Pueet Sound or for the construction
of a ship canal from Lake Washington
to tbe boand. in the first instance the
remonstrance says the land defenses are
much better than the vessels could be,
and much expert testimony is furnished
to prove that assertion. As to the Lake
Washington canal it is charged that the
project is not intended for the benefit of
the public; that its utility is very much
doubted, and that it is only a scheme to
revive the land boom.
The Senate in executive session took
action in the long-pending case which
in the language oi the benate foreign
Kelations Uommittee presents such re-
rAata1 i nafnnnaa rf inin at! 4alan ami!
denial of jnstice by the final action of
tbe government oi ureal Britain as to
warrant the interposition of the United
States, and if other means of redress are
exhausted, would justify reprisals. It
is the case of A. M Webster, who seeks
compensation for half a million acres of
land in zievt Zealand, acquired from the
native chiefs and later seized by Great
Britain. The Senate adopted a resolu
tion declaring the claim was founded in
justice and deserves the support of the
United States and requesting the Presi
dent to submit it to arbitration.
Senator Peffer has introduced a bill to
increase tbe currency and provide for its
circulation, to reduce rates of interest
and to establish a bureau of loans. It
provides for a bureau of loans within
the Treasury Department, to be con
ducted by three commissioners. The
bureau is to establish loan agencies at
the capital of every State and Territory.
The business ot these agencies is to lend
money to the people, no loan to be les
than $100 nor more than $2,6X1 to any
person or family, and no loan to be
granted except to buy or save a home
Funds to carry out the act are to be pro
vided by the issue of treasury notes to
an amount of $1.60 for every $1 worth of
gold and silver coin and bullion belong
ing to the United States. The bill pro
hibits banks or corporations from taking
more than 5 per cent, interest or 4 per
cent, where tbe loan extends over one
BEYOND THE ROCKIES.
The Assessed Value of Real Estate
of New York City. '
THE GRANITE CUTTERS' STRIKE
The Value of Breadstuff's Exported From
This Country to Europe Reaches
an Enormous Sum.
A reservoir nf n n.tn ml traa tiaa hoan
struck near Butler, Mo.
The Delaware river will be s. famnna
salmon etream in a few yean.
The ffranitA i'ntfara' atrilra In N.i
e- u w. i u u . ,vn
England is growing in magnitude.
Eastern capital is being largely in
vested in railroad enterprises in Mexico.
Anew telephone company, with a cap
ital of 12,600,000, has been organized in
The 3 000 Om THinni rVntval A
cent. Cairo bridge bonds have been over-
Poker nlavintr amnntr thn wnmon in
Buffalo for monevia beenminff alarming
The Christian Endeavor 8ociety con-"
emplates bnildine a hotel at Chirairn in
The Linffham srold minn at RelWilla
Ont.. has been aolrl tn ftenatnr Jnhn P
Jones of Nevada.
The Vanderbilts have iust bonirht
5,000 acres of bituminous coal lands
near Da JJois, Pa.
Tbe city government of Hew Haven.
Conn., bas approved the adoption of a
nine-nonr wora day.
Indiana has of all States the larzest
percentage 'of GTitm (55 per cent.)
among its imm an is.
A bill making ten hortre a leiral dav 'a
work for railroad employes has passed
the Massachusetts House.
Thirty-five alien contract laborers for
bidden to land at New York have ap
pealed to the Treasury Department.
Senator Allison says there will be a
surplus of $25,000,000 or more at the end
of the fiscal year instead of a deficit
Four hundred Carnegie mill emnloves
at Pittsburg are out of employment ow
ing to the failure of the natural-gas sup
A company is being organized m Chi
cago with the ostensible object of search
ing for a lost treasure on the Purgatoire
The collections of internal revenue for
ten months are $125,546,061. an increase
of $5,609,841 compared with ten months
A Judge in Charleston. 8. C has de
cided that the sale of soap by a druggist
on Sunday is lawful, because cleanliness
is next to godliness.
ihe .Lricsson submarine eun has been
tested at Brooklyn, and has shown tbe
best results of any test ever made in this
or any o'.her country.
Seventy-five miles of the Charleston.
Cincinnati and Chicago railroad, running
through Tennessee, has been sold for
izuu.uuu to satisfy a debt.
The aggregate assessed value ef the
real estate of New York city is $1.5TOi..
579,703, which is an increase of $43,331,
883 over the preceding year.
The largest log iam ever known in the
Northwest, containing over 150.000.000
logs, is threatening to turn the St. Croix
river, Wis., into a new channel.
The Wisconsin Legislature is expected
to meet in extra session early in July to
rectify the gerrymander declared uncon
stitutional by the Supreme Court.
The Watertown arsenal has last com
pleted a brass casting, said to be the
largest ever attempted in any workshops.
u is intended lor raciac uoast defense
The great need of Europe for bread is
shown by the fact that in the last ten
months the exports of breadstuff's from
the United States amounted in value to
A device is said to have been invented
by means of which a locomotive can take "
coal without stopping. The Pennsyl
vania railroad will soon make a test of
In the Court of General Term at Wash
ington the court held that the order of
the Secretary of the Treasury could not
be annulled or set aside except by judi
At a mass meeting of Socialists at Chi
cago a resolution was adopted with a
whoop condemning the press and the
general public for their stand against
Teed, the new Messiah.
A jury in the Superior Court in Chi
cago gave a verdict of $30,000 against a
street-railway company of that city, one
of whose cars on St. Patrick's day cut
off both legs of a boy above the knee.
President Newton of the Des Moines
and Kansas City railroad is on trial in
the United States Court in the former
city for mailing an enormous quantity
of old papers during the week when the
mails over his road were being weighed.
The new railroad bridge at Memphis
is located on the spot where Ferdinand
de Soto crossed the Mississippi in 1541,
and in excavating for the short pier on
the Tennessee side some Spanish hal
berds, supposed to have been used by
him, were found.
There is a fire in the tunnel through
the Coosa Mountains on the line of the
Columbus and Western railroad in Ala
bama. There are large veins of coal
through which the tunnel passes, and
these are thought to be burning. Ths
tunnel cost $1,000,000,