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THE COUDOU GLOBE.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1893.
ThayoHrlr anliaerltitlnn tn thn ("lion In It Ml.
InvHrlHlily In advmi't. Ko deviation Jrom thin
rulo. The piipor will he atniipt'd at the wid of
mr time inr wnim H u pmq nini'm iitrtnor or
dered ami fll for, A llut jk-iK'U murk around
thin notice ludlciitrn tlint your sulmrrlptloii hiia
xplri'd, uml If yon with the tmpur continued yotl
ahnuld remit the amount na aonn na yoaidljlo.
A watch gwn with every suit of clothes
old at Downing'. See his ad.
There will be preaching at Condon
neit 8undny evening at 7 o'clock
John M. Brown the prosperous sheep
man of Lone Rock was in our city Mon
day on business. s
A pleasant party was given Friday
night at he residence o( Mr. and Mrs.
Jas. Klser Wow town.
Almost half of l'ondletons saloons have
closed their doors, owing to the council
raising the license to 4554 per annum.
Herbert IIa1ntcnd u visiting his Ma
sonic friends in Ferry Canyon a couple
of days this week for recreation.
A man who has seen a good deal of
the world observes that some men tire
themselves almost to death looking for
an easy place.
T. G. Earhart of Lone Rock has pur
chased a half interest in tlene Hmitb's
harness shop at Condon, taking posses
sion tlila week. "
There will be a business meeting of
the congregational church next Satur
day afternoon at 2:30 p, m. A full at
tendance Is desired.
We are obliged to ask all who are In
debted to the Guns to settle their ac
counts at once. We need all that is ours,
and that is all we are asking for.
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, A. Hentthaw has just received from
the East about 2500 rolls of wall paper,
which for quality and cheapness beats
anything ever brought to the county.
Another grand ball will be given In
the Armory hall at Condon next Wednes
day night, 22d. MeMorrU' band will
play, and a large crowd is expected to
be present. Tickets $1.
Since the snow has gone and spring
come, all is lifo and buhtle at Condon,
travelers say it is the liveliest and best
mall town west of the Rocky moun
tainsand east of them, to.
BillThurnaglo is expected home this
week from Kansas, where he had been
visiting his relatives since laut fall. He
is thoroughly convinced that Condon is
the liveliest and best town for Its size in
the' U. 8.
Condon is now a city. The bill incor
porating the town passed both houses
nd became a law. Notices will be pout
ed by the clerk this week, calling a meet
ing to nominate candidates for the vari
ous city offices.
Pome real stylish "lady" is attempting
to start the senseless style agitln of wear
ing hoop skirts. It is not meeting with
tntich favor, judging from the number
'of eastern states that have just passed
laws prohibiting the wearing of such un
Mother You naughty boy ! You've
been fighting. Little Son No'm. "How
did your clothes get torn and jour face
get scratched?" "I was tryin' to keep a
bad boy from hurting a good little boy ?"
"That was noble. Who was the good
little boy?" "Me."
The Inland Empire feels that it is
being recognixed more and more every
year. The recognition is coming In a
manner that will be of permanent and
lasting good. Pendleton is now feeling
jubilant over a 400-barrel-a-month order
for flour lobe shipped regularly to China.
The nock-tie ball Tuesday night was a
grand success in every respect. All ap
peared to be perfectly satisfied with the
"prise drawing" of partners, and all had
a gay time. The music by the McMor
ris band was excellent. Bo was the fine
supper given at Maddock's hotel and
The "bachelors hall," on Bummers and
Barr street and McMorris avenuehas
suspended operations, so we are inform
ed by Mr. li. Schilling! who requested
us to not mention his name in connec
tion with this excellent item. Anyway,
a coujile of young men will feel a little
lonesome for awhile over the change.
Jay P. Lucas, of Condon, Oregon, after
driving through 40 miles of snow, and
being delayed 48 hours at Bonneville by
the snow blockade, arrived on Monday
to comfort his sister Mrs. T. W. Shelton
nd her daughter. Owing to his duties
as county clerk of Gilliam county he was
compelled to start for home Thursday.
The fact is not generally known, but
it is nevertheless true that Sylvester
Pennoyer, now governor of this state,
was eight years ago a candidate for the
Portland postmastership. Because Mr.
Cleveland refused to appoint him, may
J,ie an explanation of the governor's in
rteiiT personal hatred of the president
elect Roseburg Review.
There is some talk of surrendering the
charter whereby Canyon City became an
Incorporated town. This act would meet
with approval for( no good has accrued
from the municipal from of government,
, which, to a progressive town, would
mean new sidewalks, clean and graded
streets, sewerage system and clean
alloy-ways awl back yards.- Grant Coun
ty News. ,
Misxa Laura and Nettie Schilling,
who stopped in town and attended school
this winter, left this week for their home
on 'Mutnoy Flat. These young ladles
have made rapid progress in their stud
ies and .will. make efficient teachers,
Their standing at the examination last
week was : Laura, 87-5-10, Nettie, 73-5 10
The "new county" schemers evidently
have bumped up against a circumstance
In the legislature, judging from the fact
that all of them have been given the
"cold shoulder" so far. The time has
come when every jlm crow town aspiring
to county scat honors cannot have new
counties formed around them by a sim
ple wink of the eye at the legislature.
Messrs. M. O. Clarke and W. I Bar
ker have concluded to conduct a butcher
shop at Condon and have rented the old
harness shop building of J. li. Downing
for that purpose. This Is an enterprise
the town needs badly, and its hoped it
will receive proper encouragement. We
welcome Mr. Clarke and family to our
town. They are Industrious and respect
The oflices of clerk and sheriff through
out the state are now salaried offices.
After the next election the clerk of Gil
liam county will receive a salary of $1500
a year and the sherifT2000. With what
they can make in addition, such as pris
oners' board and specified fees for the
sheriff, and land and notary business by
the clerk, each odice will pay In the
nelghborhod of (3000 a year.
John Brandenburg, who left here a
year ago and has been in the merchan
dise business at his old home In Kes
wick, Iowa, has hod enough of that coun
try. He has sold out back there and is
now on his way to Condon, where he
will engage in some kind of business.
He says he'll not be so foolish as to leave
this section again' in search for a better
pluce. It cannot be found anywhere.
The governor vetoed the world's fair
and militia appropriation bills. The
legislature passed the world's fair bill
over his head, however, and Oregon will
be represented at Chicago to the amount
of (00,000. No attempt will lie made to
pass the militia bill over the veto, a
compromise having been effected by
which the military and state university
fixed levy will be abolished and an an
nual appropriation of (30,000 and (20,000
each, respectively, will be made.
Eleven out of the twelve applicants
for teachers' certificates were successful
in securing them. J. A. McMorris is
the only --who got first grade. He re
ceived state diploma, Thoie receiving
2d grades are; Misses Laura Schilling,
Bertha and Stella Johnson ; 31 grade :
Misnes Carrie Boyor, Nellie Schilling,
Grace FiUwater, Fannie Woosley and
Grace Frixxcll, and Messrs. G. I, Strata
ton and New Madden. We ore sorry we
cannot give the standing of each, owing
to the Supt. not sending us the list, as
The pension appropriation bill,' as
agreed upon by the appropriation com
mittee recently, carries (l(Ml,4ofl,000, an
Increase (20,(152,050 over the appropria
tion for the year ending June 30, 1803.
According , to the report of Assistant
Secretary Bussey for 1880, "the combined
pension rolls of Great Bribtin, France
Germany, Austria-Hungary and Belgium
cost annually only (31,002,160." And
these are fighting countries which have
had wars more recent toan ours. Is
there something wrong with our pension
roll? Bttlti more Sun.dem.
With the bright prosect for a railroad,
the assurance of good crops and the time
extended for payment of railroad lands,
Condon and this vicinity expects to re
alize this coming summer the greatest,
boom and the most prosperous season in
the history of the country. At least a
dozen new business houses and double
that many dwelling houses will be built
here before the "snow flies" come again,
among them beluga bank with a capital
of over (100,000. Now is the time to in
vest and build hero while property is
yet cheap. Condon is in a fair way to
become the leading city of Eastern Ore
gon within a few years,
The chinonk has at last come out vic
torious, the stubborn snow and congeal
ed elements having been vanquished
from the field. It has been an unusually
severe winter, but so fur as we have
learned, there has been no loss of stock.
Stockmen have learned from bitter ex
perience that it is dangerous to face a
winter without preparing enough feed
to last at least two mouths. Luckily
this winter they were "fixed for it."
The ground is thoroughly soaked, and
all the farmers and stockmen feel greatly
encouraged over the prospects for what
they think will be the most favorable
season this section has experienced for
Cal Hale's witnesses arrived home Sat
urday from Ellensburg. Geo. Zachary
accompanied them, the case against him
having been dismissed by the prosecu
tion, as there w as no convicting evidence
against him. The jury in Tom Kimeey's
case "hung" for two days, and the judge
finally postponed his trial until the 27th,
when he'll have to "run the gauntlet"
again.:, Hale will get a new trial. His
friends in this county were about to
raise a subscription with which to em
ploy Hon. A. S. Bennett of The Dulles
for the defense, but learning that Hon.
J. C. Leasure of Pendleton had already
been employed for that purpose, they
dropped the matter. Col's friends think
it was b put-up job to convict hiiii, and
that with another trial he will come out
O. K. We hope' so.
A Branch to be Built From the
The following letter was received this
week by County Treasurer Herbert Hal
stead from Mr. W. B. Wanton of Port
land, a railroad magnate, representing
several millions of dollars. As any of
the proposed routes are feasible, andean
be built with but very. little grading and
no tunnelling, It is safe to predict that
within h few months the iron horse will
be snorting through Gilliam's capital.
We venture the assertion that it will be
the test-paying route in the West, for
the length of it.
Portland, Ob., Feb. 13, 1893.
Herbert Ualdtead, Condon, Oregon;
Dear Sir: I have your letter of Jan, 31,
and thank yau for your kind offer. My
object in writing was to obtain some in
formation in regard to the topography of
the country lying between your county
seat ond some point on the line of the
Union Pacific Itrailway, from which a
railroad can be cheaply built. A party
of gentlemen whom lam trying to inter
est in this enterprise would gladly go
Into such a scheme, providing the coun
ty would vote a subsidy suitable and the
ex pense will not be too great.
What point on the Union Pacific do
you consider would be the easiest reach
ed, and through what counties would
this line run? What would be the traf
fic accruing to this line at the different
seasons of the year, and would there be
traffic of some kind during the whole
I understand that on or near the John
Day river is a coal mine, undeveloped,
consisting of an endless stilly. Do
you know anything about this, and
Would this routo.-.bn feasible. A good
coal mine, easily reached, would, in my
opinion, secure the road without adOubt.
Could a road be built, without un
reasonable expense, from Arlington,
Bhtlock, Quinns, John Day. Hqually
Hook, Rufus, Wallace, Grant, De
schutes or Celilo to reach your village?
I know very little about the cuuntry in
question, and can form only a poor opin
ion of it without going over it. it occurs
to me that we might go up the Deschutes
or John Day rivers from some point be
tween Arlington and Celilo, or could per
haps tap tho Heppner branch at some
intermediate point, ' or . from Heppner
'proper; but would much prefer to reach
the main line direct, if
nch is possible. J
Would thrtuk you for any information
you may 1 able to gi vo. - . -
W. li. Blakton.
A Horrible Death.
particulars have joat tern received
Of the terrible death of Rev. Woodhall,
of Goldcndale, Wash. Two weeks ago
last Friday he left bis home, intending j
to go to Arlington on business. It is
supposed ho lost his way in the blinding
storm which was raging at the time, and
perished in the snow on the bauk of the
Columbia river. Parties at Bloloek's sta
tion heard cries for belpcoming from the
opposite side of the rivor about 8 o'clock
that night, and as there was no boat at
hand, the agent telegraphed to Arlington,
eight miles distant, requesting the agent
there to send a rescuing party after the
unfortunate man. Two men were accord
ingly sent out in a boat to the rescue,
but the darkness and blizzard proved too
much for their weak natures, and they
returned after about 30 minutes'
"search." The poor man was heard sev
eral times during the night crying, "My
God," "My God." As soon o daylight
rame, Mr. Davidson, the agent nt Bla
locks, and others instituted a careful
scorch for the man, but the depth of
snow prevented his teing found, and it
was thought probably that he might
have survived and mode his way to some
house. When the snow melted away
Monday, however, his body, partly
eaten by coyotes, was found lying near
the place where his cries had teen heard.
The deceased was about 60 years of oge.
Borne of his friends arrived at Blalocks
Tuesday and took his body back to Gol
deudalo for burial.
Now is the time to get full value for
your stock. The undersigned dealers in
real estate will exchange city property,
farming lands and garden tracts in the
following places : Victoria, Port Angels,
Blaine, Whatcom, Seattle, Ellensburg,
Lake Chelan and last, but not least, Ar
lington. I will exchange the above prop
erty for cattle, horses or sheep. For full
particulars call ou or address
' L. M.' Lafointe, Arlington, Or.,
fl7 , At olllce of Ur. E. H. Oriilin.
Look here! Bo you know K. L. Sabin ?
We do. We must have what is duo us,
and unless prompt payment is made, we
will enforce collection nt once. No fool
ishness; wo can not wait any longer,
L. W. Hauling &, Co.
For Sale Cheap.
y I desire to soil my team of mules, har
ness, wagon and complete outfit, also a
sewing machine and a number of other
household and farming utensils. They
will be sold at a bargain if epullod for
J. M. Campukll, Condon.
Beecher Flat Flabs.
Beecherftat is not without her share of
amusements. We have a little circus of
our own, which will start out on a tour
before long. There are two hnrdle-rid-ers,
one trapeze performer and two edu
cated pups. ,
f-orry there are no marriages to chron
lcle. But just wait till after the big har
vestand then the license money will be
gin pouring in from all , directions, and
the preachers' pockets will be so full of
silver that they will get bow-legged pack
ing it around.
Immigration has begun in earnest over
here. Feb. 6th, to the wite of Robt. B.
I'oag, n 9-lb son ; mother and child do
ing well, and Bob is also out of danger.
Also born to the wife of J. B. Jones', a
daughter; with several more precincts
yet to hear from, -.'.-.'..
The glorious chinook has done some
good work over here during the last few
days. Farmers feel confident of a bonn
teful harvest, the, prospect for good crops
never having been tetter than at present.
Their faces have grown so short that
they will now make an effort to have the
price of shaving reduced to 15 cents.
Onr people are anxiously awaiting the
result of the doings of the Oregon legis
lature. It is a true saying, "the more a
man learns the more he knows," and
our people have made up their minds to
profit by the experience they have had
in the past. So, when election time
comes round again, we will 1 "prop
erly In it." Something will "drop," and
pretty hard, too now mind what I tell
An old German, who had a horee
stolen from bis barn, advertised for it
as follows: "Von nite, de oder day, ven
I vas ten avake in my shleep, I heare
sometings vot I tinks vas not yust right
in my parn out, and ven I vas dere coom,
I seez da my pig gray-iron mare be vas
ten tide loose, and run mit the stable off
the hill up, and who ever will him back
pring I ynst so much pay him as vas
gustomary I dunno. Ex.
According to the United States census
in 1870 in this country there were 97,801
females to every 100,000 males, - so
that out of every 1,000,000 men, 27,01)0
were doomed to celibacy. In 1880 there
Were 1)0,544 females to every 100,000
males, so that out of every 1,000,000
men-, 34,500 could not find wives. In
1800 there were 95,280 females to every
100,000 males, so that out of every
1,000,000 men there were 47,200 who had
no female counterparts. These are the
figures, but the fact remains that too
many men get married now for the good
of society. Gregnian. ' .
Nearly one-half of Blaine's estate,
valued at .800,000,- was made out of bis
book, "Twenty Years in Congress."
The prominence of the author gave this
Iwok a prodigious sale, and at the sub
scription price the profits were large.
In accord with the universal habit of
overestimating what a man is "worth,"
? sensational and defainatorv writers were
'accustomed to estimate Blaine's wealth
i at 5,COO,000 to $10,000,000, and to in
timate that he had made this vast for
tune through corrupt methods in politics
and office. Mr. Blaine made some money
in real estate in Washington, as Presi
dent Cleveland did, and some money in
lands in West Virginia, but he never
could be called a rich man, as rich men
go these times. He never got up even
into tho common rabble of millionaires.
A bill has been introduced into the
Ohio legislature which has for its pur
pose the abolition of capital punishment
and in lieu infliction of solitary confine
ment for life. In no case will a pardon
be allowed unless the petition is sigued
by the trial judge, the district attorney,
all the attorneys in the case on either
side, all the members of the jury that
tried the case that may be alive when
the commutation is iisken for, and the
signatures of two-thirds of the legal
voters of the township or voting pre
cinct in which the crime was com
mitted. The bill provides also that in
all cases of murder in the ilrstdegree the
court before whom each trial is had
shall keep a record of all the rulings by
the court, the charge of the court to
the jury and the sentence, such report
to be kept iii convenient form for trans
mission to the governor, who shall, in
conjunction with the attorney general,
examine the same carefully, and then, if
there be a doubt as to the guilt of the
prisoner, the governor may at his dis
cretion issue a pardon.
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Good House To Let.
The neat dwelling house of W. L. Bar
ker in Condon can be rented after March
1st. For information apply to Mr. Bar
ker or at this ofTico. (
. All county warrants registered prior
to July 1. 1892, w ill lie paid on present
ation at my otlice. Interest ceases on
and after this date.
Dated Oct. 14, 18U2. ,
Something Worth Reading.
The Sunday Mercury, the lending aport
tni? ami tniloiendcnt political newfVMjjcr iu t'us
Northwest, is published at Portland, Or, Over
11,000 copica sold I'noh week. Frit-o. fa.ot) a. year.
Newsboys wanted in every city omi tmvu lu tho
Vnited StntOK, Price to newsboys, 5 cents
copy. Price to customer, iq cents a copy.
Any perron 'gottiiifr h boy In a town where.. The
Mercury la uot already Bold, will be given
copy live of for si months, ttaraplci
B. P.. WATSON, Pnor.,
Vi Emit Morriaon St., Portland. Or.
A WATCH GOES WITH EVERY SUIT.
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p s -a
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HARp WAR B
And Everything Else Usually Kept In a
First-clas3 Mercantile Establishment. -
jP FLOCR JFLOURs
AT THE HIGHEST
CUSTOMERS SLAUGHTERED I No goods slaughtered; for that
won't pay. Our motto is to get all we can for as little as possible and
charge war prices for everything. Come and see if we tell the truth;
don't take our word for it, but price gooda and eee for yourselves
J. H. DOWN I NO.
"AN INCIDENTAL PROTECTIVE TARIFF
We have thefreshest andmost complete line of preecrip
tion medicines in the country. !
Our stock of druggists' notions and sundries include alt
that the heart could wish for.
Our Btock of stationery, books, etc., is the most complete
in Eastern Oregon.
Our stock of paints, oils, brushes, glass, etc., is complete
aud of prime quality. :
Our assortment of crockery, qneensware, glassware, titx-
ware, graniteware and lamps give entire satisfaction.
The EarhuiT organ the best in the world.
The Northwest Fire & Marine Insurance Company.
The German-American Insurance Company.
The Schuttler wagon.
The Adriance binders, reapers and mowers; also Chas.
II. Dodd & Co.s' entire line of agricultural implements.
F O R
We are here to stay, and respectfully solicit
hm. m?dAm & CO.,
Condon, - - - - - Oregon.
C o n cl o n H o t e 1 ,
MRS. S. A. MADDOCK,'
This Large New Hotel Is the Most Comfortable and Best-Furnished
Hotel In Gilfiam County.
First-class Accommodation and Low Rates.
The table is supplied with the best that the market aflwds.
FUR N I
UNDERTAKERS GOODS, ETC.
Wallpaper and window shades a specialty,
I keep a complete stack of everything in my line, and atu prepared ta
sell at city prices. When you are at the county seat, give me a.call.
Wm - LIVERY - AorSTABLE,
South Main St., Condon, Oregon.
Baled Hay, Chop, Oats, Barley and Mill Feed Bought and Sold,
Also all kinds of second-hand clothing, hoots and shoes bought an'l
sold in connection with my laundry in adjoining building at Jiay-ecaV
and shoe shop. ' -
I am aiso agent for the Buildings Loan & Investment. 'Awrltflsx
of Seattle. Wash. Your patron a .o io rv"r,iitT r.-i5-"'-4 :-
RETAIL DEALER IN-
T U R E.