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About The Lebanon express. (Lebanon, Linn County, Or.) 1887-1898 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 6, 1896)
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, IM,
Wheat now brings (Si mdU.
neaa toe new au w n.ieiu, jjuurumy
Atty. Garland baa been quite alck
Mr. B. F. Kirk was vlaltlug in Al
Remember we prlut oalllng oardi at
the Express offlce.
Chas. Amna spent last Sunday la
Albany with friends.
Dr. G. W. Oheadle, dentist. Ofllos
over City Drug store.
Born, to the wife of W. M. Brown,
January 80, daughter.
If you want the news you should
sulwvrlbe for the Exprkss.
Miss Ollle Armstrong is visiting
friends In Albany this week.
Mr, Nye, the well known toll-gats
keener, was In town yesterday .
Cbas. Charlton, ot Salem, was visit
ing relatives lu Lebanon this week.
Gentlemen, call and see the new fall
nd winter clothing at Baoh Bubl's.
Jason Wheeler, of Albany, spent last
Sunday In Ubanon with his brothers.
"Trilby" photo's reduced to 11.00
per dozen, at the Lebautn Art Gallery.
Frank Sklpworth left for Junotion
Olty Monday, returning Wednesday.
i George Rice represents some of the
best Insurance companies In the world.
Jr J). D. Hhaw Is up at Bodavllle, nurs
luff R. W. Fisher, who is still seriouslv
The taxes of California for 1895 were
$2,000,000 more than for the previous
We are pleased to note tbat Ed Kel
lenlierger is able to be on the-streets
A. B. Chamberlain, a printer on the
Albany Democrat, was in the city yes
terday. When you want to buy a suit of cloth
ing you will save money by grttlng
It of Baoh & Buhl.
There have been twenty homloides
in Douglas county, but the gallows
liave not yet olalnied a victim.
Miss Maud Aldrloh, who has been
' vlsl.'hig friends in Albany the past
week, returned home Tuesday.
Mrs. larshall returned to her home
Jn Albany Monday. The lady had
been visiting1 her sister, Mrs. L. Foley.
There will be Sunday school at the
Baptist church next Bunday, at 10 a.
-m. Young people's lueetiug at 0:80
Mrs. J. M. Homers and Mrs. Coats,
of Albany, attended the Installation of
the Lady Maccabees in this olty, last
Geo. L. Alexander went up to Eu
gene last Saturday, on a visit to bis
parents, returning to Lebanon Monday
Miss Husle Bashor has closed her
sichool In the Happy Home district
and returned to her home lu MoCleay,
N. M. Newport, of Albany, is re
ported to be a candidate for the nomi
nation for County Judge on the
James Hannah, the oldest son of
murderess Mrs. Emma G. Hannah,
died near Jordan Valley oj Wednes-
r dy, Jan. 29, of pneumonia.
G. W. Bashor left last week for Ju
Jiaetta, Idaho. The gentleman has
Ibet'ii visiting bis brother, L. M. Bash
sir, of this city, for some time.
Mrs. H. Y. Klrkpatrlek and children
returned home last Saturday from
Fortland, after a visit of several weeks
with her parents In that olty.
Money to loan. A limited amount
.of money to loan ou good farm secur
lity. Call upon or write to S. N.
rileole A Co., Albany, Oregon.
We have printed a large number of
extra copies of this Issue of the Ex
press. Parties wishing to obtain
t hem can do so by calling at this offioe.
jvjews from T. L. Wallace from his
new hume In Phoenix, Arizona, re
ports hi '" much benefltted in health.
Many friends lu this county will re
joice to hear t.
The petition of the bioycle boys, ask
ing the privilege of riding on the side
wn;ke, wss presented to the olty council
Tuesu'Wi d was referred to the com
mittee ntf ordinances.
Mrs P W'- Morgan intends to open
a millinery sto."e In Lebanon by the
first of next moilC- ene WM ,n
bany Monday, to see shout some busl.
uess in regard to her stow-
Married. Feb. 4. 18fi. t the real-
deuce of the bride's parents; near Cwb.
ne, Hugh G Fisher, of Bodavllle, and
in"is Lillian hart, of Crabtree, ReV. C,
Qi' jjarmon, of this olty, officiating.
It Is S " presumed that that Cali
fornia Aiy hM "own"'": suicide.
Llovd Moi.,tolury' B"le'er of his
fattier, mothcT"" Dnle' McKewher,
was hanged at Albany Friday. -Sun.
, day Mercury. ,,
$L, Atty. Garlaudhafcn f
oratorical contest of the students of the
Albany college Friday tight. The
successful competitor will represent
the college at the state oratorical eon
test. Bev. 0. R. Lamar has gone to Solo
to conduct a revival. He will be as
sisted by Evangelist Snyder. They
expeottonommenoea revival at this
place on either the fourth Sunday of
this month or the first Sunday in
Those that attended the public in
stallation of the Ladles of the Maooa-
bees, last Tuesday evening, report a
very pleasant time, The Installation
work is said to be fine. A nice supper
wss also served and the Express
force was generously remembered.
The ladles of the Presbyterian church
will give a basket social Friday even
ing, at Miller's hall. All ladles attend
ing are expected to bring a basket with
lunoh for two. After the short pro
gramme the baskets will be auctioned.
Everybody come and have some fun.
The Express returns many thanks
to the Ladies of the Maccabees for a
plate of nice cake sent to this ullliv lat
Saturday, which was in reniemiirunw)
of their installation. The cake being
brought while we were in Albany, our
prluter says It was so lenipth.g
that he had a "devll"-lsh desire In Kit
It all up himself.
Thos. Brlggs was drowned last Sat
urday while crossing Big Creek on
horseback, at ocean beach, near Cape
Foulweather. A large breaker swept
man and horse, with a lot of drift logs,
out to sea. Briggs was clinging to a
log some distance off shore when last
seen. The horse reached shore with
out saddle or bridle.
The Lebanon populist club has re
ceived an Invitation to attend a joint
meeting of the Scio and Franklin
Butte clubs, which will meet in Scio
next Saturday. Quite a delegation
from the Lebanon club Intend going
over. Hon. C. B. Montague has ac
cepted an Invitution to deliver an ad
dress ou this occusdii.
Hiram Baker informs us thai he
never sold a corset that gives as good
satisfaction as the Featherbene corset
does. Every one that has gone out
has given good satisfaction. These
corsets are warranted, and if one
should prove not to be good, Mr. Baker
will refund the money or give the
ouslomer another corset.
The editors of the Gold Hill Miner
publish the following item, which
Indicates tbat nearly everything is
"legal tender" at that offlce: "Wood,
atone, lime, plaster, hair, buttermilk,
fenoe posts, eggs, lumber, bacon,
blankets, elephants' tusks, sewing
machines and any but tariff literature
takeu and wanted at this ofllceon sub
A dispatch from Shedd, dated Jan.
80, reads as follows: "A bungling at
tempt to blow open tbe safe of Crume
k Davis' store was made here this
morning between tbe hours of 2 atid 4
o'clock. Tbe door of the safe was
broken badly, but for some reason tbe
burglar or burglars did not finish their
work. It looks like tbe work of some
one knowiug the ln aud ou'.s of the
A new bicycle tire, which Is said to
be an Improvement over those In gen
eral use, has been invented and pat
ented by MissE. 8. Hutcblns, ot Big
Rapids, Mich. In the middle of the
rlin of au ordinary style pneumatic
rubber tire Is a groove, Into which is
fitted a smaller tire of leather, which,
it is claimed, Is much more durable
than tbe preseut style of all-rubber
tires while equally elastic and light.
Several towns and cities iu Oregon
and Washington have lately obtained
an exoelleut aud adequate water sup
ply In an Inexpensive manner by the
use of woodeu pipes. Tbe pipes are
made from common pine logs, ten
Inches in diameter, hollowed out with
a six-Inch bore. It is elaiuied that tbe
wooden pipes last as long as iron pipes.
One town has a line of pipes seveu
miles long that, with all connections,
cost but $2,000.
Some patriotic citizen of Prescott,
Arizona, iu lauding his town and
state, and descanting on the wonderful
rlobes of the regiou, declared that even
the buildings of Prescott were in part
of gold. He was taken upon the sub
ject and a bet resulted. A short time
ago au assay was made of suudstoue
being used in the erection of some new
buildings, and the stone showed $4 per
ton lu gold and 20 cents per ton in
silver. It wouldn't pay to mine the
buildings of Prescott, but the boomer
won his bet.
Have you seeu the new line of dress
goods at the Racket store, All wool
serges, put up at tbe factory In dress
patterns. Bright and new goods at re
duced prices. Have also received
many other new goods, such as dress
flannels, casslmeres. A large lot of
outings. Remnants of casslinere, boys'
suits, overalls, men's boots aud shoes,
ladies' shoes, plain and. npedle toe,
umbrellas, curling irons, outtlery, and
spoons, (nice spoons lor ISn and up.)
A new aud fine line of corsets, corset
leels, dress stays, ladles bose and
men's socks, jam, cotton-batting,
table linen spd. towels. These are all
new goods direct from JfewjYork, and
leUlaltallewMt MiUM Mis) bas.
An Interesting Political Debate,
Tbe most interesting political debate
of the coming campaign was held in
Miller's ball In this city, last Saturday
evening, on the question: "Resolved:
Tbat Populist principles must prevail
or revolution will result."
C. B. Montague contended for tbe
affirmative, and C. D. Steen for the
negative. Mr. Montague held forth
in a flood of 'fervid eloquence for an
hour, giving the political definition of
the word "Revolution," the Inherent
right of a people to engage In revolu
tion, quoting Maoaulay as the author
who said, "The violence of revolutions
are proportioned to the degree of mal
administration of the governments
that produced them."
Mr. Montague then dwelt on the
spirit of liberty of tbe early colonists
and the causes leading up to the revo
lution of 1776, quoted the Declaiation
of Independence and showed that the
constitutions of the new states derived
their authority solely and directly
from the people. The wrongs we are
suffering under now are far greater
than those the revolutionary fathers
successfully rebelled against.
Sequestration of millions upon mil
lions of acres of public lands, the
heritage of all tbe people; the demone
tization of silver and all tbe woes
consequent on that infamous crime;
tbe trusts; syndicates; bonds; money
power; oppression of tbe laboring
classes; calling out the military at tbe
request of (he wealthy corporations;
Delis. Where under the blighting
rule of republicans or Democrats has
the laboring man any chance ot better
ing bis condition? Echo answers
Then tbe late dead, and we hope
damned, republican legislature of Ore
gon came in for some scathing sen-1
tenoes from the lips of the speaker, its
unparalleled extravagance, tbe out
rageous squandering of tbe money of
the people, the wives and daughters of
senators drawing pay as clerks, a dis
grace to the state, and the best object
lesson to exemplify the fact that rep
resentatives do not represent.
No remedy for all these evils seems
possible except through tbe Initiative
aud Referendum let all the people
vote on those propositions in which all
tbe people are interested; but that
amendment will never be peaceably
engrafted into our Constitution. Tbe
money power will always defeat it.
Nothing but tbe n ight of American
manhood can ever accomplish this
most desirable result, and then only
Mr. Steen paid a glowing tribute to
the gentleman on the affirmative side,
whose arguments he did not attempt
to disprove, but rattier to cliuch. At
tbe close of bis well chosen words an
invitation was extended to any who
desired to ome forward and sign their
adherence to the Ouiaha Platform and
thus become members of the Populist
club of Lebanon. About 30 additional
names were added to tbe club.
Bead the ad of Klein, Dubruille
& Co., on this page.
The ladies of tbe M. E. church
will give a St. Valentine's social, at
Miller's hall, the evening of Feb.
14. Further particulars will be
given next week.
Messrs. Mayer & Kimbrough
have sold their grocery store back
to Mrs. R. N. Peebler, who has al
ready taken charge. Mr. and Mrs.
Peebler understand the grocery
business thoroughly, and will no
doubt give tbe good satisfaction
they formerly did.
W. W. Crawford, of Tallman,
killed a bog a few days ago that
weighed 660 pounds. It was of the
Berkshire stock. Mr. Crawford is
one of the few farmers in this lo
cality who believe in raising only
good stock,, let it be hogs, cattle,
horses or anything else.
Thos. Kay passed through this
city yesterday on his way to
Wutertoo. Mr. Kay returned from
the wet last Friday, where he had
been to purchase the machinery
for the new woolen mills in Salem.
He says the workmen are pushing
tbe foundation for the new mill as
fust as possible.
C. M. Charlton, who has occu
pied the position of turnkey at tre
penitentiary for some time past,
has been repluced by T. W. Richie,
of Silverton. Mr. Charlton made
many friends while here, by his
accommodating and affable wavs,
and the Post wishes for him success
in any new undertaking which be
may have in vie . Salem Post.
Dr. R. H. Curl, dentist, of
Brownsville( passed through Leba
n)ti last Monday on his way to
Sodaville, to remain six days, and
then go to Waterloo next Monday
and stay there for five days. The
doctor informed us that he expects
tolbe in Lebanon abotrt the 24th of
.1. - . I ... i- !
mis momn ana remain nve uavs.
Dr. Curl makes a specialty of pain
less extracting; gold crowns and
bridge work, rubber plates, porce
lain crowns; gold, silver, amalgam
and cement fillings. Give him a
. Continued from first page.
During Montgomery's Imprisonment
I. W. Rivers, in jail for stealing har
ness, etc., seemed to have the most in
fluence over the condemned boy, and
it is thought was the cause of bis per
slstent story of the McKercher version
of the killing. He Is said to have con'
tlnually bcld out the hope that the
Governor would send a pardon or re
prieve if he stuck to that view of it.
The night before the execution he bad
nearly an hour's . private talk with
Among the sheriffs present were:
Johnson, of Lane; Cathcart, of Doug
las; Osborne, of Benton; Sears, of
Multnomah; Ford, of Washington;
Henderson, of Yamhill; Kuigbt, of
Thursday afternoon Montgomery
penned tbe following letter and at night
gave it out for publication :
Albany, unn (jo. ,ur., Jan, 30, vm.
Dsas Brothers and Sisters: I take
this last oportunity of w riting to you a
few lineB. I feel as though I roust send
to you one more message before my
time arrives to cross that dais river,
although my mind is not as clear as 1
would like to have it to write this last
letter to you all, and besides ray nerves
is somewhat unstrung this morning. I
fully realize that this is my last day on
this earth ; only a few hours more and I
will be no more here below, and I feel
when my soul departs irom my Body
that my name will appear on that great
register in heaven, and when the great
judgment day comes I will answer to it.
I cannot find words sufficient to explain
my feelings and situation. This life
seems to me like a dream, in fact life is
nothing but a dream; but remember,
dear brothers and sisters, that when we
depart from this life here below we must
be prepared to gain that eternal lite on
high, where there is no sin and sorrow.
And dear sister you told me you have
joined the church of God. I trust and
hone you will keep your promise to me
and live up to God's word and be bis
faithful servant until the end, that you
may wear a crown of glory in the world
And, dear brothers, I wish to repeat
to you what I have said before; stop and
tmna peiore it is too late, mat you may
b aelivered from darkness into light. I
trust and hope that you may live a long
and happy Christian life. I feel as
though the prayers for me has been
heard and answered and hope when
vour time is near at hand to die you all
can say the same, and I hope that the
good Christian people will extend a
word lor you all in their prayers a well
It seems to me hard to leave vou all
so young in life in such a way ae I have
to go, out as long as it has to be done
tbe sooner it is over the better. I am
ready to say "Jesus take me as I am."
I am ready to go and meet our father
and mother in heaven, and I hope when
your tune comes mat we win all meet
around that bappy throne where the
word tareweil is never used, and
when the race of this life is run our
Master can say, "Well done, my faith
Then why should we Bigh or fear to die,
When truetian in Jeuutt upou high.
Though we here should meet ao more,
Yet there is a brighter shore,
There released iron) toil ttu.l puio,
There we all may meet Kgttiu.
Now, dear ones, I will briug this to a
close. When this readies you, and oe-
foie your eyes follow these, my last
lines to you, I will be cold in death. I
feel that niv prayers have been
answered, so God be with you all, We
will meet in heaven. Farewell; fare
well, Lloyd Montoomihy.
All persons are hereby notified that
the city council has passed an ordi
nance providing for the tuking up and
killing of unlicensed dogs. Iu order
that tbe public may have due notice,
the undersigned is directed to defer
tbe execution of said law until March
1, 1896, on and after which day the or
dinance will be rigidly enforced.
Geo. W. Taylob,
Marshal of the city of Lebanon.
"Uncle Jacky" Settle is expected to
die at any minute.
The bicycle question is causing con
siderahle discussion iu tbe city,
P. B. Whitney, traveling freight
agent for the 8. P. Co.. was in the city
A couple of arrests were made In
this city to-day, for drunkenness and
Dr. R. H. Carter, of California, is
here, with a view of locating. He is a
graduate of the Cooper Medical school,
at 8au Francisco.
L. M. Wheeler died at bis home in
this city, last evening, at 7 o'clock
Tbe funeral will take place to-morrow,
and will be conducted by the Masons.
Burial at tbe Masonic cemetery.
Highest Honors World' Fair,
dold Medal, Midwinter Fair.
Most Psrfsct Made.
For just a little money.
READ, PEACOCK & CO,
Klein, Dubruille & Co.
WILL BE IN ALBANY
30 Days More.
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Hundreds Have Bought Their Shoes for Sum
mer at Their Closing Out Sale. If in Need of
Anything in foot wear
Now is the Time to
Get Them at Factory Prices.
That $100,000 Distributed.
The report of Beferee Woodcock, for
the distribution of the $100,000 created
by the sale of the Oregon Pad lie was
filed last Saturday. E. W. Hartley,
receiver, was allowed $3,0(10. The ex
pense reference of $1,350, together with
the claims of M. O. Wilkins, Levi ami
Ferguson, all aggregating f l,80i, was
given priority. The next in priority
was the tax claims of Benton, Lincoln
aud Marion counties, aggregating $55,
746, which was allowed in full. The
b ilance fund of $38,B70 was distributed
equally, the claims aggregating $113!),
000 made up nr. follows: Labor, $138,
000; material, 08,000; certificates to pay
labor accounts, ist.ue(i by Hartley,
138,000; certllieales of insurance, $10,
000; attorneys fees, Turner, McL'lure
and Balaton, $38,000; George K. Pen
dleton, $4,000; expert fees, K. M. C,
Baud, $12,000, Heredisaliowed.
M. A. Miller is in Albany to-day.
Mayor R, B. Montague was doing
business In Albany Tuesday,
Frank O'Neill returned to day from
San Frauclsco aud other California
T. C. Peebler, Joe Kelso, Gus Heed
and Frank Olevinger left this morning
(or the Walton ranch, aud will be gone
and Children s
Capes and Janets, at
S. 13. Young's,
A herd of homed cows was bred
to a polled bull whose mother wore
horns. 00 per cent of tbe calves had
no horns. The young hornless heifers
never had a horned calf. Tills shows
how easily the horns may be bred
away, aud although slow, this way la