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THE CONDON CLOBE.
FRIDAY. APRIL 27. 1894.
, The yearly ttiljunrlptlon to the Own 1 ll.IX),
K paid In drmire. If not pnil In advance, 12
will bo oliurKi'd. A blue jioncll, irmrlt nroniid
thU notln mllcHlc Unit your tilrljitlon ex-
Jilti' with thii innfto. rii-ane runow promptly.
Remember the bull Tnewlay nlht.
Mr. Mollle l'errin visited Mvernl day
in Arlington this wock,
, A flue baby girl wat born to the wife
of A. (irelnor on April 12th.
Did you hear the tioiHe t Darling'
etbref It's the tumbling down of prices.
It Isanti mated that two-thinU of the
male population of the world ue tobncco.
; ; In all countries more marriage take
place In June than in any other mouth.
Born, on April 15th, to Mr. and Mrs.
A. BrawilloUl in Ferry canyon, bouncing
' J. II. Hill and J. 8. McKlnney moved
their fainilie over to the nawmilt this
Gene Kmith and 8. P. $hutt returned
lioiue Wednesday from a busine trip
to 1'orlland. j
Kev. Curran re-organized enthusiastic
Sunday aehools at Mayville and Buck
horn hint Sunday.
8. Ii. Barker 1 in Portland this week
, selecting a large and choice stock of
goodM for bin store., ,
Mr. (. W. Hinehart decline to accost
the nomination for county Judge. Hee
Mseard in this Isrqc.
Mr. Geo, Harsh, who had been visit
t log iu this county a month or so, left
for his home in Cal. this week.
A Willamette valley paper says "hog
pay." Yes, some do, but some other
do not. It depends upon the bog.
ni - i ts it. t . i i
uo repuimcan ciuo is requested ny
the president, Jay P. Lucas, to meet in
the ball tomorrow, 28th, at 2 p. ni.
J. A. McMorrl has concluded to run
an an independent candidate fur wluxil
KupU for Gilliam oonnty. See his card.
Mr. Smith, of the Fonil Mills, left
with hit family this week on a visit of
several months to their relatives in Cal
ifornia and Ohio.
Mrs. M. E. Strickland arrived here
.Saturday from her homo at Eugene, and
will visit her sons, John and Wiley Mil
ler several weeks. Wiley met her at
Arlington with private conveyance.
John Bungstarter, James Spavin,
Joseph Lagrippe, Pallie Cowslip, Eras
tus Undertaker and Josiah Ilardup are
among the names on a petition received
by the Walla Wall, county court.
Senator Voorheea tate that only 85,
00 American have more than fiOOO a
year income. It is no violation of con
fidence to remark that the great work
ing majority have considerably lew.
Ja. 8. Wheeler came over from Wes
ton this week and will look after his
farm on Pino creek several weeks and
then go over to the Oknnngnn country,
where he owns some valuable mines.
We notice by The Dalles Chronicle
that if A. A. Jayne is elected district at
torney he will be compelled to move up
to the Glh district. At leant that paper
has him advertised for the 6th district.
Gilliam county crop prospects were
never brighter than now. Grain of all
kinds is welt advanced, and the moisture
the ground now contains is thought by
everybody to be sufficient to insure a
good crop. Fruit and vegetables are do
ing finely. f ,
Pjd it ever occur to you that a man
ha the best of it all through life, and
that woman undergoes many things
that if a man you could hear him 'hot
ter" ten miles? Stand by onr women ;
be kind, tender and lenient with them,
Mr. Sam Thompson, a pioneer of Ore
gon who ha been living on Matney Flat
a number of years, wont to Portland last
week to be treated in the hospital for
cancer on his face. , He is a very old
gentleman and some fear is entertained
that the operation may result fatally to
Charley Gross, who moved with bis
family to Athena several years ago, came
to Condon this week and will remain
until after harvest. Charley expects to
move hi family back agnin this fall to
their ranch two miles north of town.
He says Gilliam is the best place he has
struck yet, and hereafter he will stay
Hon. A. S. Bennett and II. II. Hen
lriek went to Salem Monday to apply
to the supreme court for a stay of execu
tion in the case of Jas. Barnard until the
attorney argue for a new trial. A dis
patch from Haletn says that the applica
tion for a stay of execution on the certi
ficate of probable cause will be heard to
Thos. Murray, who, with Gid Rein
was sent up a year ago to the "pen," for
18 months, was liberated a few days ago
and he passed through town Saturday on.
fin van t1 mo hmYtu fn thn .l.ilm lint.
Jf tt'HH n t.niHt v anil piirneil itnmurli iti'iI-
i nark a to get out six months before
pin, who. owine to his incorrigible dis
position, will nave to serve IiIb lull term.
We are informed that a few days ago
"Friday" of the Journal narrowly es
caped another caning, this time at the
hands of Squire Donaldson, for lying
about him through the pfiper. Butter
come down a few notches, Jim; don't
bringing you own the country and every
thing in it because .ytftt hold the devil's
position on a . ono-horse country paper.
Sorn of those fellow will use a iwk
handle sometime, and that wouldn't
break so essy as that "loaded',' cane of
The gK)d man quietly discharges his
duty and shuns ostentation; the vain
man considers every deed lost that is
not publicly displayed. The one is in
tent upon realities, the other upon sem
blance; the one aims to 1 good, the
other to appear so. Robert Hall.
When will the Wilson bill become a
law? The debate in the senate began
April 2, It is not deemed probable a
vote can be reached until some time in
June. Then it will have to go back to
the house, for the consideration of the
sonata amend merits. Probably there
will have to Iks a conference committee
of the two houses, and it is not probable
the bill can become a law until fall.
Billy Barr arrived home Saturday from
a six weeks visit to his old borne at
Chrisman, III, It was over ten years
since he left the home of his childhood,
and his nged parents we're overjoyed at
his unexpected visit. His brother Oliver,
who was out here awhile, is farming the
old place for his parents, and sends his
regards to all hi friends here. Billy
says this section of Oregon beats any
country he saw in all bis travels,
J. F. Moore, our new register has teen
a resident of I'rineville the past ten
years, during which time he has enjoyed
a lucrative law practice, and served the
people of that place as postmaster dur
ing Cleveland's first administration.
Crook county has twice len borored
with the selection of a register of The
Dalles land pflice from among her resi
dents. Judge F. A. McDonald having
been apjointcd from that county in 1885.
If a candidate should ask you how
things are going in your locality, look
wise, talk in a low tone, ask him to step
toonesido with yon, tell him you are
onto the other fellow' racket and that
you have a scheme that will work, then
punch him lightly under the seventh rib
with your thumb, asd ask him to rest
easy. This will impress him with a
proper senso of your political impor
A heart-rending and embarassing in
cident happened to a Condon girl the
other morning. While on a sight-seeing
tour she found a horse shoe, and in order
that she might try what her luck might
be, she laid it under her pillow with her
store teeth upon retiring for the night.
Arising in a hurry on the following
morning she grabbed the horse shoe in
stead of her teeth and ad justed it in her
mouth, and wore it several hours before
she discovered her mistake.
A San Francisco merchant has brought
a suit against his wife for divorce on the
ground that she bleaches her hair. She
changed it from a nut brown to a canary
color, and the complaint says: "As a
consequence of this artificial color she
has been obliged to paint her face and
sacure an artificial complexion in con
trast with the artificial color of her hair.
The combination has given her a giddy,
fast and sjiorty appearance." The de
cision of the court will be awaited with
The Grant County New publishes a
long letter w hich purports to have lieen
written by Jack Hamblet, the slayer of
Ben Gammay on lust Valentine day. It
tells Hamblet's side of the aflYay, and es
says, of course, to make the fugitive ap
pear more sinned against than sinniug.
The letter is merely dated "In Camp,
Gilliam county, Oregon, March 20, 18114,"
and otherwise affords no clue to Hamb
let's place of hiding. There is some
doubt, of course, as to its genuineness,
though persons familiar w ith his hand
writing think it is Hamblet's own.
In announcing his annual retirement
from the lecture platform, Bill Nye says
he is going to his farm in North Caro
lina, which he states costs him three
times more to run than he gets out of it.
For this reason he call it a model farm.
I lo should como to Oregon and settle on
a farm in Gilliam county, where nature
returns interest upon tbecapital of every
honest, intelligent effort where the
properly cultivated crops never fail. A
farm here might furnish the support for
Mr. Nye in his old age, when tho joke
business plays out.
The republican platform of Oregon, as
adopted by the state republican conven
tion contains the following clause:
"When the constitution fixes a salary,
only the constitutional salary should lie
paid without additional emoluments.
The practice of employing clerks, paying
fees in excess of just payment for ser
vices needed or rendered has become an
abuse that must be cut off, and we
pledge tho republican party to tho pros
ecution and accomplishment of this re
form. District attorney and nil other
officials should be paid 8xed salaries,
since the payment of fees encourages
litigation and entails upon taxpayers
heavy and needless expense. This not
only applies to state officers but county
About the weakest effort we ever saw
is the Journal' labored attempt to show
why it ought to have as large a circula
tion as tho Gloiik, Of course the Jour
nal's bundle of paper is longer than the
Guiue'h. It has a good reason to lie it
is ' 7-colnnin size and the Guobk, is 6
column size. We know positively that
from the number of copies of that paper
sent each week to the various postolflees
in the county that it doesn't require over
4 or 6 quires for its entire edition. If
the Journal man gets more than 5 or fl
quires a week, just what he does with
the extra ones that he doesn't uood or
print, b are not able to say, or don't
care, for that matter,' But he hasn't one
reader in the county to the Gloiuj's
three; that is certain.
A practice common at country post
offices, is for persons to have lock boses
to try their keys in other person's boxes
to see if it will fit or if the box is locked,
very few know that they lay themselves
liable to prosecution and fine. This act
is a violation of "Uncle Sam's" postal
law, and is punishable as such, A case
occurred recently where valuable mail
was taken from a box in a postoffice by
parties unknown, A young man was
arrested for the theft, and although the
crime could not be proven, it was shown
that be was in the habit of opening
boxes without permission, and he was
fined $300 and given one year in the
An esteemed coii"Kmporary comments
as follows : "Most business men as soon
as they rind business is dull, refuse to
look for the cause, and simply work
themselves into a frenzy of depression,
cut expenses in every way, talk hard
times, show hard times in their faces,
give a hard time appearance to their
store, and get exactly what they expect
no trade. The progressive merchant
arrange his counters more attractively,
piles us his goods higher than usual,
decorates bis window, burns more gas,
brushes up everything, put a new coat
of paint on the outside, look animated,
diffuses hjs enthuisasm in every clerk,
advertises more extensively and gets the
bulk of the business. There are selling
seasons, and there will always be, but
people wear out clothes and shoes as
much in dull times as in flush, and the
dull-time stomach will have its accus-
torned food anvwav."
The initiative and referendum is grad
ually working its way into recognition,
as is evidenced by the fact that it has
received endorsement by many of the
county conventions throughout the state.
It is making its way in a sort of negative
manner, it is not coining to the front
w ith a whoop, but it is coming to the
front just the same, because there are
valid objections urged against it to im- i
pede its progress. Indue course of time
it will become a fixture, because it is
just and right. All the good that can
be done in the country must come from
the people, and when the whole people
have the right to express themsevles :
there will lie no danger of a verdict that
will 1 adverse to the whole people, j
The principle of the initiative and refer
endum is in harmony with the spirit of
true democracy, and it will in the end
become an established feature.
If the number of ewes that have been
sent to the Chicago market during the
past month is a fair index, then the sup
ply of sheep in the future will be mater
ially cut short. From fiftv to seventy-
five per cent of the sheep marketed for 1
awhile were ewes, and this means that
the breeding stock was reduced in pro-!
portion, and the supply of lambs will lie
much shortened. The utter discourage
ment which prevailed among sheepmen
during the past season is responsible for
this radical move. The next thing there
will lie a shortage in sheep, prices will
advance and everybody will go to raising
them again, and a glance at the figures
of the past year will -reveal what that
signifies. Sheep are prolific, and mose
prudence and conservatism should be
exercised iu raising and marketing them.
This showing operates against the fine
wool men, of course, but also upon the
mutton sheep men in a minor degree, of
course. The merino sheep men catch it
every time as of course, in fact, the
breeders of mutton, and have the advan
tage, but in no wise a fair show in con
gress just now. Prairie Farmer Chicago.
A Man Found Dead.
Thursday evening Geo. Monre came to
town and reported that a dead man was
lying in the road near the school house,
not far from JSick Andresen's place,
about ten miles east of Condon. The
man's face had turned black and he was
almost unrecognizable, but Mr. Moore
thought it was the body of Bob Friend,
an old man about 60 years of age, who
has Wen herding sheep in this country
for many years.
Mr. Friend was in town Wednesday,
having come from Fred Monroe's sheep
camp in Ferry canyon, and in the even
ing started to walk to Lost Valley, where
he intended to work with sheep. Mr.
Moore says that close to where the body
was lying were foot marks showing
w here the man first leaned up against a
post, and then toppled over into the
road. When Mr. Friend left town
Wednesday evening He was perfectly
sober, and there are various conjectures
as 4o the probable cause of his death,
some lielieving that he was struck by
lightning and others that he died of
Tom Johnson Bud Justice Clark left
town at once, through a drenching rain
Btorm, to take charge of the body with a
view to holding an inquest. Up to the
hou of going to press this morning they
have not yet returned, and we have not
learned the particulars. "
Later. Messrs. Johnson and Clnrk re
turned at 10 o'clock this morning and'
report that it is the body of Bob Friend.
A jury was summoned last night and
their verdict was that he came to his
death from natural causes, there beii'g
no indication that violence had leen
The body will be brought to town to
day and buried tomorrow in the ceme
tery. He rode from town as fur as E. A.
May's place and walked from there to
where his body was found. It is proba
ble that he died the fore part of Wednes
day night. His watch did not stop un
til 6 o'clock next morning. . Deceased
has no family or relatives in this state,
that we Wnow of, and we have not learn
ed w here lie formerly came from.
Sumner Patterson was in town last
Some of our boy have taken to ball
Mr. Sinythe, of Dot, spent the Sabbath
J. R. Phillips of Olex is spending a
few days in town.
Last week summer was ushered in
with its usual warm breath.
The shearers finished shearing II. M.
Clay's 4000 sheep here last Sunday,
The Misses Buchier of The Dalle were
visiting Miss Elsie Ebi last week.
Mrs. White who resided across the
river died in the hospital last week.
Chas, McFarland, formerly of this
place, but now of Baker City, i here for
a few day.
Maud Carlisle fell from a teeter last
week sustaining serious bruises, but is
now much better,
A band of beef cattle belonging to F.
M. Lacey were brought in for shipment
last Sunday night.
8. P. Shutt, editor of the Globe, pass
ed through bere last Friday night on his
way to the metropolis.
Some of onr sports have been angling
for the finny tribes of the Columbia,
with but meager success.
The warm weather melting the enow
has caused the river to raise considerably
within the last week or so.
Squire Ebi was on the sick list last
week' but is about again, L. E. Nolan
drove the dray during the squire's illness.
Our popular mayor, L. C. Edwards
left Tuesday morning for La Grande, to
be absent for a few days. Mr. King is
druggist during his absence.
C. W. Shurte has been appointed post
master at Arlington. Charley is very
popular with our people and his appoint
ment gives universal satisfaction.
The Arlington National bank seems
to be constantly ' adding to its numerous
customers. Efficient management and
fair dealing is what attracts people. j
Daniel Boone of Lone Rock, a descend- i
ant of the first settler of Ky., was in j
town last week. He is above seventy
years of age, yet able to do a great deal !
of work. - !
Mackey Bros., our efficient artists, re-!
turned last Friday night, and are now
prepared to preserve the visiages of all i
of our good looking people, which
means all of them.
Willie Morrison, son of our city mar
shal, was kicked by a horse one day last
week. His 6kull was somewhat fractur
ed. Dr. Giesendorfer was called in to
dress the wound, and the boy will soon
be himself again.
Sheriff Wilcox, Herbert Halstead and
E,, E. Smith came in from Condon last
Sat. evening. Tiie sheriff had Jas Barn
ard in charge, taking him to the slate
penitentiary. Messrs. Halstead and
Smith were bound for Portland.
F. P. Mays and A. 8. Bennett were
present at the republican club meeting
last Friday night. Mr. Mays addressed
the club from a republican standpoint,
after which Judge Bennett was called
for. He spoke for a few moments only.
Messrs B. K. Searcy and F. B. Moore
held a populist meeting on Eightmile
last Wednesday. Messrs. Settlemierand
Montague were there and made it inter
esting for our populist friends by help
ing to discuss the political issues of the
Ross Thomas, son of our esteemed fellow-townsman
J. A. Thomas, met with
a severe accident last Sunday afternoon.
He and several other bovs were playing
at the stock corrals in the Sower part of
town, when he lost his footing and fell a
distance of about ten feet, his head strik
ing on a rock, lie sustained cuts and
bruises which rendered him unconcious
for some time, but he is now rapidly re
covering. Lower Pine Creek.
The political burlesque now being re
hearsed in the senate of the United
States is a mockery of the will of the
people. Daily within its precincts the
solemn pledges of the democratic plat
form and the sacred covenants of the
constitution are violated.
A majority of senators sacrifice their
good names to self-interest and aggrand
izement. The sugar planters of Louisi
ana are dealt a crushing blow by the re
peal of the bounty clause, while the re
fineries and products of the trusts are
protected and permitted to rob the peo
ple of 20 millions annually for another
Every other measure for the benefit of
the masses (except wool), is altered or
obliterated till it retains but a semblance
of its former self. It is another argu
ment in favor of their being elected by a
direct vote of the people. The people of
this country owe no allegiance to a
pseudo aristocracy, nor will any system
of feudalism lie tolerated for a protracted
length of time. The handwriting on the
wall can plainly be read in the numer
ous dissentions from both parties, by
the increased creation of mmgwumps,
extremists and machine politicians, by
the popnUir clamor for the purification
of politrea.iind lastly by the universal
demand that tho upper" House le abol
ished. Meanwhile the liveried lackey
escorts the prond magnate to the portals
of his villa and at the same time shy
lock's clammy claws clutch the farmer's
Notice To Teachers.
Notice is hereby given that the regular
quarterly examination of candidate for
teachers certificates for Gilliam countv
will be held at Condon, commencing on
Wednesday, May 0, 18U4, at 1 o'clock p.
ni. Applications lor state certificates
and state and life diplomas should be
made at the same time, !
Dated tit Mavville, Oregon, this 25th
day of April, 1804. L. Parkrr,
. Co. School Supt.
L W. DARLING & CO.
DRUGS AND fMMS,
FANCY AMD TOILET ARTICLES,
Brushes, Fine Soaps, Sponges, &c.
Customers will find our stock complete, comprising many articles it is
impossible here to enumerate, and all sold at moderate prices.
J. H. Mules.
MILLER & DUNN BRO'S,
DRY GOODS, TOBACCOS
Hardware, Wagons, Buggies,
Carts, Plows and all kinds of Farm Machinery.
MRS. S. A. MADDOCK,
This Large New Hotel is the Most Comfortable and Best-Furnished
Hotel in Gilliam County.
First-class Accommodation and Low Rates.
The table is supplied with the best that the market affords.
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UNDERTAKERS GOODS, ETC.
Wallpaper and window shades a specialty.
A full line of builders' materials constantly on hand, such as doors,
windows, mouldings, shingles, oils, paints, glass, etc. Also stoves,
pumps in fact everything imaginable in this line. I have a first-class
lumber yard in connection. Get my prices before buying elsewhere.
LOST - VALLEY - LUMBER - SILLS
Are located in Lost Valley, Oregon, 18 miles
from Condon, 12 miles from Mayville, 12
miles from Fossil, 5 miles from Lone Rock,
In the Most Natural and Accessible Location
for a Mill in Gilliam County.
The best body of timber in Eastern Oregon.
It is my aim to keep constantly on hand, ready for imme
diate delivery, a full and complete stock of rough lumber,
dressed flooring, rustic, tine finishing lumber, etc., etc.
A lot of Al Cedar Shingles in Stock at Condon.
Before purchasing elsewhere, you are respectfully invited
to call and see the qualit)' of my lumber, get my prices,
and I am satisfied you will buy your lumber froi me.
T. G. Johnson. V. L. Wilcox.
Johnson & Wilcox,
Livery, Feed and Sale Stables,
Large New Barn on North Main Street, . '
Condon, - - Oregon.
HAY AND GRAIN BOUGHT AND SOLD.
CHARGES VERY REASONABLE.
First-class Rigs Always on Hand at Very Reasonable Rat,
A ftliftre.of the mWio patrormee i man.oMfitllv VJipiw?
Ed. Dunn and Jas. Di-nh.
RETAIL DEALER IN-
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