WEEKLY Devoted Especially to the Live Stock and Jgj'icultuml Interests of Eastern Oregon. VOL. I. IIEPPNER, UMATILLA COUNTY, OREGON, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1883. NO. 38. THE GAZETTE M IBSTED KTKBY THCBSDAY APTEBNOON, Bit J. W. REDINGTON, At $2.50 per year, $1.50 or six months, $1 for three month. PROFESSIONAL. L. L. McAbtbi-h, G. W. Kea, The Dalles, Or. Heppner, Or. McAETIIUB & EEA, ", ATTORNEYS AT LAW, HAVING formed a co-partnership for the practice of law in the Circuit Conrt of the State of Oregon for the county of Umutilla, all persona who hare burnings in the eaid court will Care the sdvaii Utfre of Jude McArthur'e assist ance in tli trial of their caneM by placing them in ciiurff. ol Q. W. Ken. t iieppnqr, Oregon. L. W., DARLING, , , Justice and Notary Public, Loxb Rock, "Wasco Covntt, Qkkgok LAND FILING, FINAL PROOF k. Etc., a Specialty. 7 , 7OIXKCTIONS Made, and Deeds ard other IjCbbi lnetntmantii urawn. nla-tt A. MALLOllY. . Justice an J Notary Public, IfKPrNKlt, Oheoon. r AM) RCMNKSS a Specialty. Collections '....'.'. PHILIP L. PAINE., Attorney at law & Notary Public rAND brorinaaa attended to. J made. Collectiona W; WILLIAMS, House Tainier, Paper' Hanger ". aod Graiucr, Iluppuer, Oregon. . IVKKTTHINO'id the 1'aintiiin Lino done with J neatnoHH uiid diputcu, ui.d Hutiafuction tiuarauteed. 22 GEO. V. VIUUHT, ' ATTORNEY-AT-LiW AND NOTARY PUBLIC. Ytni'Ij PrnticH in both Htutc ai d Ft'deml 1 f Court. Proof t ('i(iiri)H tnkem. Title to Ijuid invent i gated. Kui tte burutitwe attended to. C'oiii-ctionfl aud uoiivvyHiiciMtf Hi,fly mudo at tvmhi iiublo rat. AU buain HiitniHtt-d to me will rvcoivt irunij)t HtlfiUioji. OJiiee on Muin ' THOH. MOliGAN. Auctioneer, ; ' , ' Bu-dw, - - ... Okkoox. (Oftioe frith A.Mnlloi-y.) 1 PROMPT and accurate attention jfi" to U hiMiutws in hi oharK. . . J. V. KEDINUTON, . Notary Public, Corner Yellowstone .Avenue uJ Main Street, Heiipner, Ojju. IIMRB Iimuranca effected in Unliable Com paiiiee. :' ED. K. jFlSHojv ' Notary , Public and Land Agent, Hbppnhi'., ..... Okeoos IOANS Negotiated, Collection M'ide, and a J (eueral Hrokirun Hucuiee attended to. T. L. JOHNSTON, L A V 'Y E R ., JFKICH buck of HiBhopV land ofjica. . I'evpskii, - - ' Onrcioy. MISCELLANEOUS. M. LICIITENTIIAL. Boot and Shoe Shop, Main Si., Hcppncr, Oregon. HootH ainl Blioea Tviade to Oitler. Repairing AtufVjf Executed. - Satisfaction Guaranteed LEAVE YOt'K OIIDERS WITH , Fred. J. Hallock, ' AT TUK-- hi Olfic, for all Ncwspajiers aad Majainn. N0T.ICE.-TI MBEH CULTURE. C. S. IaiuI Office at Tlie DTilli-. Or., ) NoTombr V. 1S3. I Complaint haTinfi been enterrd at thin office by 'raiici M. Uxifby ajminut John Q. Ailiinmon for failure to comply with luw a to tiiuU'r-ul'iire imtry No. 4. datwl 8't. IS, t!, uiiu the SK heo. 11, Tp 6 8, K it K, in W voo cmr.ly. Or., with -ew to the cancellation of raid mttryt fonteet Mit alletriiix ; 1 1 h t aaid Jonn t!. Adnmnn ha failed t-i nlow or ti'atit an portion of ea d lai'd fi-om dale of entry to the preewit time. The eaid par liw are hereby mrauiwwi t upper at the orhoe .f K. W. Saraeinnn. Norary at 1 otwiL l)r., on th Jpth day of DecPinlier, iva, at lit o clock, A. at., 0 reupood ami furui.h U-etimouy coiici'rniisg 1 Mi(i ailejreil lailure. t. 1- M17B, rximer. C. .N. TaoBKBi'SX. SeceiTer. S1-S9 A hit V.f fnnrtv illnmin.tted canln IkiHi (or business and caiiing, just receiveAl at PlCTKIl 330RG, IIeppser, - - Oregon, Dl.Vl.KK i Watches, Clocks, Jewelry . . '. , , : . : &cq., Scq. ALSO ( Amethyst, Cameo and Diamond Gold Rings, Gold and Silver t ' Watches. 1 AUD ' All other articles usually kept ia a Jew elry Store. ',.'' " '';;". ; " REPAIRING A SPECIALTY. CTORE with CM. Mallory, May Street. All O work 4Uar.mlei'd. viul-tt. CITY HOTEL, ' " Ihppner, Oregon, ' ' '' E. MINOIl, PiiorniETOR.' : o : Commercial Travelers wil J UnJerstiiud that this is the -ONLY HOUSE- . f .... That Fcbsishes Sawple .Rooms. JUymember the Old iStand -07- Gr. "W". S'yaggait, Okeqon. WUKRK YOD WILI; )nXD Old Judge and United we Stand, o ' : . A SPECIALTY. rpilESK hmndB are Favornhly known by jndCH A. (if Good Liuuorn, , vlnl-lf.. oo TO K. Xor-dvke To Get Your Wagons. Patched. Bring Your Purses along with you, 'and don't you forget it PIONEER HOTEL, Ih'jqnwr, - Oregon. CHAS. E. UINTON, Proprietor. The House for flio Farmer. The House for he Horseman. The House for the Cattleman. The IIouso for the Slice pmim. Ttia House wher all are At Jlome- Itooma Nt-ntly larniw!iJ. , Tablf, Alwav Sui-plied Wrru the Bkst the Market Affokds. )o( y htiiik riwinml "hnvfrp nf this faro bly known houe, and tfono into tfi htftl busicttss aitHi:,-J wotiUl be glad to mt'ot nivold fru-i.d.s a; d wtfl iid;ivr in thf xiture, uh in tlw j!Wt, to ei 'torliur till in tli moht acreubi uiftimtr, , vlniy-Lf. C. YOUNG G KEN, ; CONTRACTOR, '' Carpenter and Builder, llejipner, - Oregon. CITY MEAT JIAKKET, Hall & McAfee, Props., -lleppucr, Oregon. llfff, rorl: and Mutton at Reasonable h'ott. NOTICE OF INTENTION. I-aml Ollice at t (inuide. Or., Nov. 14. '83. Noti" ib herebv iriven that 1)im fo'li.wiiii?. uameo eettler baa hlixl notice of hm ii.UM tion to make linal proof in u;i.nrt of h clairo, ai d that Wiid proof will te mnj before A. Mal lory. Notary 1 ubuc at f.eppLor, Or., ou D;c. ZV, lNsl, ti: Joseph L. Jouen, P. S. No. 17 . for the E 4 NW t rVc. ?t. Tp J s, K . E. W. M. lie naniee the followim wit etu.es to prjive hi coi't'numi reideucn u on, rj d cuU t" ration ol, haul lai a t: Notiuel II. t hni-tinii, Hwliaud Thompson, llenrjr Joora, Cliaa. E. liiu- t'i, rii or if'un. ur. -fc) H. W. Dwjurr. neirt AKTKlt. After the shower, the tranquil snn; After the 8uow, the emerald leaves; ' Silver stars wbeu the day is done; After the harvest the goldeu sheaves, After tlie clouds,' the violet sky; After the tempent, the lull of wves; Quiet woods wheu the wind goes by, After the battle, peaceful graves. After the knell, the wedding bell; After the bud, the radiant rose; Joyful greetings from s-id farewells; Atter our weepings, s'Aett repose. After the burden, the blissfid meed: aiM-i wuj i.iifii, niri nuAuy nest; Alter the furrnw, ftio vnKin need; After the shadowy river rest! ; ' SNOWED IN. Among the Snowy Summits ol the, Sierra Nevadas. XAKUOW ESCAPE OF EXTIiAPPEU , 1GRANTS. Ell . Twice had our little mountain town been swept out of existence by the riames, and as the gener.d opinion seemed to be that a tire bell, to carry the alarm '".up! and down -the; gulches and canyons would have prevented the general devastation which had pecurred, a collection, had been taken up for tlHit purpose, tlie bell hud 'arrived and been hung, and we were all looking forward to the tiii.e when its first alarm should be sounded. How well I lememlier when that firot alarm came! The town had been deserted much ! earlier than usual that night, as the first rain of tile season had just . begun; be fore the night. was far advanced ad the lights had been extinguished and tho miners had repaired to their cabins, when .suddenly the loud and rapid clanging of the bell awoke the echoes of the hills, start ling every one who heard it with its fierce and terrible cry for help. It was not fire we weie this time called upon to battle; we all felt that some great ami terrible trouble was threatening, our camp, ami that the bell wuh ijaioj.. ns plainly as though its ii'ou toiiyiife were gifted with human speech: "Come forward, all good men and true, and linger not; I need .you all!" ; On reaching the town we found a crowd rapidly collecting in the postoffice, w here on a hastily im provised platform one of our lead ing lawyers was standing, awaiting silence, before announcing to his audience the object of this unusual alarm; while seated by hh side was a care-worn, starved-looking stranger, whose arrival in the town but a little while before had caused our bell to send out its wild cry for help.- This stranger had brought the startling news that far up 'towards the summit of the Sierra Nevadas a company of be lated emigrants, among them wom en and children, were snowed in, and would all perish if prompt i.nd efficient aid was not at once ren dered them; their provisions were entirely exhausted, their horses were starving and unable to travel, and all hopes of reaching the set tlements had been abandoned on the previous day, when a blinding snow-fctorm had set in. ; Our visitor had struggled on manfully all day and as he found less and less snow to impede his progress as he '- descended the western slope of dLhe Sierras, his hopes of success buoyed him up to continued effort; he had got below the snow line, and night was just about setting in, when he had the good fortune to come upon a soli tary prospector who was about camping .for; the night; in a few hnnutes he had told . his story, had been refreshed with such food as the miner had pre pared, und sealed on his mule was making good time for our camp, his guide running along by his side. . . " As I listened to the story told to i's, I felt how unfortunate it was that one of our best-mountaineers, and one whose aid in rescuing the emigrants would have been in - valuable, was not in condition to join the reaet party, lor Ken tucky Bill, as we called him, the hunter of our camp (who found: a ready sale with us for the trame 1 invariably brought back with him from his expeditions) knew everv toot ot the mountains, and 1 wa sure that, after two minutW talk with the emigrant, he could lead a relief party direct to their camp. But he had that afternoon been drinking too freely, had had a light with Texas Jack, with whom a long-standing trouble had existed, and had been taken away by his friends to sober off. Even while I was regretting his absence and I incapacity, lie came staggering into j tlie room, and was intercepted by ma iwo partners, lhey . had a short conversation with him, which seemed to greatly sober him; lie was taken up and introduced to the stranger, and in a few minutes left the room. On my saying to one of his partners that it was such a pity .that Bill was not in a condi tion to go with them, he electrified '4' - iie-wiir w on tju trail m hiteen minutes; he told us to get some fancy grub together, ml le would go and saddle the miles." j By this time our little town had avalened into new life. The fiws were all open, and every where hurry and bustle prevailed. Je traders were all busy putting provisions of different kind.-) into portable shape. No goods were priced nor scale.? brought into use on this occasion, but everything was free that could possibly he o! use in saving the lives of that lit tle band of entrapped emigrants, whose fate we feared would be sealed before we should be able to reach them; besides, tlie traders knew the "boys" would settle their bills undisputed when they re turned but the main thing now was to lose us little time as possi ble in the start. I could hardly believe my eyes when I saw Bill, apparently perfectly sober, dis mount from a mule and assist in adjusting the packs on the saddles. In less than five 'minutes tlity were off, Bill cidling out as he mounted his inulrt, "We'd tell them you're coming; climb -'tlie ridge at the head of the creek, then follow the trail." . In a few minutes other mounted parties were on their way, some with packs lastened bemud tneni, and others drivinc loaded animals. It was a full hour after Bill had left us before the lust of the relief train started uinl lilpil uwav in tile, itotiihr.Ba, Clvaduullv tliO lii-lits weie extinguished, und silence again brooded over -our little town. Oar new bell, having done its work nobly and well, was now silent in its tower, but it was hours before we who remained behind were able to sleep: our thoughts were with our companions, now f.';r on their way up there towards the regions of perpetual snow, strain ing every nerve and doing ail that man could do to snatch from the grasp of "the storm its expected As day dawned upon the camp of the Ixdeaguered emigrants, they were surprised to rind that but ht- tie snow had fallen during the night, and believing the storm was over; they were for a while inspired with hope that they might be able to. extricate thfituselves from the terrible trap in M'hich they hail been caught; but when the sky again became overcast and the storm recommenced,' threatening goon to bury them . in its white folds the snow literally hid from sight trees not twenty yards away they fully realized that their case was hopeless,, and 'resigned them selves to their inevitable fate. It was nearly noon on the event ful day when a loud . hurrah, and the cry, "Here they are," made them all spring to their feet nnd crowd out of their now almost buried wagons and tents. The voice sounded to them like a voice from heaven, though its owner was other than our friend Bill. Vdving his hat by way of nalutr, he called out: "Jim struck our camp last night, all right. There'll ben swarm of the boys in here in a little while with lots of grub, and we've brought along a saiuple with us. Here, Sain, he contin ued to one of his partners who had already dismounted and w as open ing their packs, "tret at the inside of two or three cans of that meat biscuit. We 11 L'ive you Home hot 1 soup all round inside of ten mm- utesi," baid he, addressing one of j the emigrants, you an appetite "and that 11 give for something to em as soon c.oked." as we can get 11 Ajj the men came f-houting and hurrainc into cam it, the fccene was one never to be forgotten. All alike were overcome with joy. No introductions were needed. Shout ing, laughing, handshakings, and last, though not least, the savory smell of food cooking, on all sides lervruled the camp. Nor had the starving animals by any means ben forgotten. They were all soon busy at the grain and meal that had been brought for their especial benefit. As if by magic, what a little while before might properly have been called "Famine Carol)," had suddenly been trans formed into a scene of unusual feasting and happiness. lhis storm, said Bill, ' means business; there will be two feet of fresh snow right here before day break to-morrow morning; so we inuat put twenty-five miles of this ridge behind us before we sleep." XTepaxaUuiio - were VLdrreture made as soon as possible for the march, but the afternoon was well advanced before the bst wagon of the train got started down the ridge. The animals of the emi grants were traveling along be hind, and their places were usurp ed by their fresh four-footed cous ins. At the upper end of our street that afternoon the travel-stained coveied wagons of the rescued em- giants were seen slowly approach ing us. As they filed through the town they received as hearty an ovation as ever was given to any conqueror. But it was when the iabt tnree wagons came along, and j f tlie rough-bearded men gazed as in a vision at tiicir contents, that the excitement of the day attained its height; instinctively every man un covered, tor there iu the fronts of the wagons were seen the tired, worn, but still happy faces of the iir&t 'white women who had ever i'avored our town with their pres ence; and fully as strange and de l.ghtful to us was a sight of the little surprised faces that were peering out under the edges of the partly raised wagon-covers. Under tlie iiilluence of that scene more than one of our rough characters became for a while entirely obliv ious of his. surroundings; the wheel of time had been suddenly reversed for him, and he was once more living over his early life, and was surrounded by the dear faces of his childhood. Men who would liurl hack With booth tlio iuhihua tion that anything could cause them to shed a tear, as though by so do ing their manhood would be im peached, were that afternoon seen standing bareheaded, shouting and hurraing like veritable maniacs, while the tears were streaming down their cheeks. But w hile I was in the height of my enjoyment of the scene before me, a sudden pang of fear seized me as I saw Texas Jack approach ing a point where his late antago nist Bill was standing. I knew that words had passed between them at their last meeting that on ly blotxl could erase. "Why could not their meeting have been put off another day at least, and not mar this happy one with what I felt sure would be a tragedy? They were both brave men; there was no back down about either; yet there they were within a few feet of each other, each unconscious of the other's presence, and in an other moment their eyes would meet, and then Jack had been absent ever since his last quarrel with Bill, on busi ness com ected with the sheriff's office he had only returned a few minutes before, and heard for the first time what had been taking place in camp during his absence, ami the earnest part bill had taken iu the matter. He had evidently had a look into the emigrants' wagons, for he was still carrying his hat in his hand, and some pleanant, long - forgotten home memories must have had posses sion of him as he found himself standing face to face with his late enemy. 15ut such men are never taken by surprise; they always know just what they want to do, and are very prompt about doing it. Instantly his open hand was ex tended as he said: "Put it there. Bill." As those two men stood thus for n moment with clasped hands, a Braver of fiai k "illness ascended from the hearts of all nessed it, for we knew loiiii - standing trouble who wit that the between them was now buried beyond all possibility of resurrection; surely, the coming of the emigrants had already brought a blessing on our camp. And now once more quiet reigned in our little town. The emigrants were all well cared for, and were having their first good rest for many a weary month. Scattering snow-flakes were slowly lescending upon the covers of their deserted wagon. ? if the storm, vexed at their escape from him, had crossed his usual boundary, tmd was reaching out his long white lingers m his desperate elloi t to grasp them once more. Singly and in small groups our tired men passed out of town to their cabins on the surrounding hillsides, soon to be in the enjoyment of the pleasant dreams that all had a share of that night. Overland. STUMBLING UOJiSES. Ed. Gazette: In my expe rience 'with horse I hae noticed that some good horses are, addicted to stumbling while walking or moving in a slow trot. Now, there are two causes that would tend to produce this faulty action: one, a general weakness in the muscular system, suchas., would be noticed in a tired horse; the other a weakness of the exterior lmiscles of the leg, brought about by carrying too much weight on the toe. To effect a cure, lighten the weight of each front shoe about four ounces; have the toe of the shoe made of steel instead of iron; it will w ear longer; have it rounded off about the same as it would be when one-third worn, out, in order to prevent tripping; allow one week's rest; have the lags showered for a few minutes at a time with cold water through a hose, in order to create a spray; then rub dry. briskly. from the chest down to the foot Give walking exercise daily during this week for about an hour twice a -day. "When you commence driving again omit the slow jog; either walk or send him along at a sharp trot for a mile or two. jp then walk awav, but do not speed for at least several weeks. By this means the habit of stumbling from either of the above causes will be pretty well overcome. Pres. This is the season of the year for the weather sharps to get their prognostications into print. Since bin Rroat mistako last MnroL, Wiggins, the Astronomer Royal of Canada, has subsided, but Vennor, tie Canadian weather "gnesser," is not yet discouraged. He prognos ticates that the coming winter "will be warm, open and wet, with little or no snow during the close of the year. The winter will be an exceptional one, with severe storms on the lakes." Prof. Rich-, ard Mansil, the Rock Island "woather forecaster," says of De cember that "the temperatnre will average above the mean of the season. It will be rather a pleas ant winter month, with a few sharp storms, producing 'heavy storms in the far north and a few heavy rains in the Central and Southern States." ' . France deserves tho reputation of being a polite nation. One day the Hue de Coislin, although very ill, insisted upon seeing the Span ish Ambassador, who had called on him, to his carriage. The Ambas sador w ished the Duke to remain where he was, and, to cut friendly altercation, he room and locked tho door him. De Coislin, fearing short a left the behind French politeness should be beaten Castilian courtesy, jumped out by of the window, and was standing, hat in hand, at the carriage door when his visitor left the house. "You might have killed yourself, M. de Coislin," said the Spaniard. "No matter," replied the duke, "what was necessary was to perform my ilty A local paper works for its own town; does something every week to build up the place, ad vance the interests of its citizens, thaw trade, put money into tho pockets of its business men, and add to the well-being and pros perity of all. Wide-awake, liberal-minded business men recipro cate for all general and special favors by a liberal advertising patronage. Occasionally may be found small-souled individual:, who prefer to sponge off the neighbors, pick up what trade they can from what is drawn to the place by enterprising neigh bjrs, and pay nothing for it. "We have struck smoother road, haven't we?" asked a pr.ssenger of a conductor ou an Arkansas rail road. "No," replied the conductor, "we have only run off the track." Men who mind their own busi ness usually succeed because thera 1 is po little competition.