o WEEKLY BUDGET THURSDAY . . . .NOVEMBER 28, 1889 f WF-This notice marked with a bin pencil tlt'vatrtt that jrnrtr tubttcripUon ha$ expired, and if you wink the. paper continued yt should remit ilte price unfmcripthn at onec. THE WEATHER. A llRht shower Just before midnight last Thursday vlianned to allow, which continued to full until 8 V. M. on Friday. It molted rap idlv, no that warmly two Inehes remained on the ground at that time. During Sunday night a chiuook wind xpraui; tit and the snow went where It would do the most good, tienerallv i-loudv weather has prevailed during the bat anee of the week, Ltt'ht fog yesterday morn ing. Temperatures lor the past ween: 7 A. N 34 :iti 12 M. 7 P. M. M :-Ki :t"i :a 4H 4:1 4:1 Thursday Friday Saturday 47 :w 48 4li 4S 4? tsiiliiuty Monday 4-i Tuesday t7 Wednesday '! BRIEF NOTES. Bull to night. Thanksgiving. Turkey-Rliootinj;. ltoimt turkey and pumpkin pies. Constable Boon's house is nearly fin ished. Ball supper at the Lexington hotel to-night. Bargains in everything at II. McFar land it (Vs. Look out fur a blue mark at tho head of this column. H. 8. Downing is dangerously ill at his Jiome near lone. Kiglit inches of snow fell in the Blue mountains last Friday. Portland epicures know the quality of Morrow county rabbits. itev. i. K. l'rtink preached in the Lexington church last Sunday. The fall crop of babies in Morrow county is unusually large this season. Win. Kstes has the lumber on the ground for a blacksmith shop on C street. Morrow county 'b tax roll shows a total taxable property of if I .XW.SlM ; polls, 8.'8. W. II. Benefiel and family this week moved into their house on upper Main street. In another column Mrs. Kate Pursed, of Alpine, oilers to rent 2-100 acres of pasture. Charlie Lewis came down on the train this morning to spend Thanksgiving with his parents. Newspapers for '89, assorted sizeB anil full weiiht, only 51) cents per hundred tit this olhce. The Philtdelphtii first-class treneial newspaper, and yoiirlocai ..1,ur for only ifl.oU. II. McFarland A Co. are prepared to liny wheat at their platform. Cash paid according to quality. If vou want to sell your ranch orclaim, it will be to your advantage to make the fact known at this ollice. Take your five-gallon oil cans to the City drug store and have thein filled with coal oil for $1.05 each. The boys of the Lexinuton gcbool en joyed the tfiloW while it IhbUhI by eotwl mg on the hid facing upper 0 street. The county court of Gilliam offers a reward of $100 for the arrest and convic tion of any person guilty of stealing stock in that county. One thousand jack-rabbits wanted by II. McFarland & Co.: to be delivered on Tuesdays and Fridays. Fifteen cents each will be paid for them. If you want to encourage this paper in its efforts for the developrnentof .Morrow county, tell your neighbor that the Buixikt is only one dollar per year. The many friends of Conductor Kin- rick were pleased to see him back on the Willow creek branch last Thursday. Conductor Kelley returns to the main lino. In order to reduce their stock of dry iroods. clothintr. hoots, shoes, hardware, glassware, etc., H. McFarland & Co. are now positively offering great reductions in prices tor cash or wneat. Kansotn Lieuallen, the blacksmith, lias been under the weather for the past week and has been compelled to discos tinue work in the shop. He will prob ably bo on deck next week. F. II. Parsons, who spent the snmmer in Washington and Idaho, has returned to Lexinuton, and will stay with Ijib tine ranch south of town. He says Morrow county is good enough for him. The Morrow countv teachers' institute. which was announced to convene at the court house this evening, has bjen in definitely postponed on account of the irevalence ot diphtheria in lieppner. Lexington sportsmen have been quite pticcessful this week, the result being shipments by H. Mclarland & ( o. amounting to 182 rabbits, besides quite a number of cottontails retained by the hunters. The mournful toot of the old played out "bullgine" on the Willow Creek branch continues to be heard along the linn. The old girl has been surprising herself and everybody else this week by getting in on tune. Nels. Magnuson has this week fenced the lot hack of the Klkhorn stable and now has plenty of room for a feed yard He has also fitted up a neat ollice and sleeping room, where he will be snug and comfortable this winter. There are now seventy pupils enrolled in the Lexington public school. Though .Mr. Hodson g management of the school is admirable under the circumstances, there are too many pupils for one teacher. lie should have an assistant. W. Al. Ifoolier used to think it was drawing it rather strong to say that wheat led to hogs would bring fl per liushel. He tried it this fall himself, however, and realized tust a little short of $1.5') per bushel. He savg he intends to keep it up. After a lingering illness, Miss Mila Helms died last Saturday at Biggs sta tion, .Sherman county, w here her parents reside. .Miss Helms was a niece of Mrs, Wm. Peuland, of Lexington. Hhe for merlv resided in this county, and had many friends here. Mr. and Mrs. K. T. Carr camn down by this morning' train to spend Thanks giving with .Mrs. lionet, lhey were accompanied by Mr. Carr'g father, who arrived from Idaho last Saturday. The latter gentleman hag recently discovered a rich ledge of silver ore, which prom isvs 1j be a bonanza. UMATILLA COUNTY. Pendleton Dally East Oregonlim. Forty-two arc lights are now in opera tion. F. II. Kemper is grading and improv ing his property on Main street, with a view to erecting two fine residences next spring at a total cost of $3,000. L. U. noting, foreman and time-keeper for Contractor Smith, is in from the Long Creek road camp. Only a few hundred yards are yet to be graded and Smith's contract will be completed. Chief Joseph, of the ISez 1 erces, who lives on the Colville reservation, lot) miles west of Spokane Fulls, arrived in Pendleton last Saturday on his return from a trip to Portland in company with A. H. Chapman of the war department. Lee Moorhouse, agent at the Umatilla reservation, accompanied by Chief Hom ily, Young Chief, Indian Wolf, Peo and Paiotise, will start for Washington, 1). C, about December 1st. The object of the trip will he to hasten the settlement of reservation matters and the allotment in severalty of the land. One of the boldest robberies ever per petrated in Pendleton occurred lust Thursday night, in which Mehrboch & Steusloff, butchers, were victimized. 1 he keys to the shop and safe were taken from beneath the pillow of one of the partners, who slept in another build ing, and fill. 25 taken from the safe. Middle Fork residents In the John Day section are busy building a road from their settlement to connect with the Long Creek wagon road at the Grant county line, which is as far as the appropriation will carry it. Twenty-five men and teams are at work, and the whole is done at the expense of the set tiers themselves, who are bound to have a good road to Pendleton. A well-known local wheat dealer who was interviewed bv an East Oreannian re' porter as to the condition of the wheat market, said: "Wheat is dull and in active, and remains at the same old figures. One reason for this lies in the fact that speculators in the product are holding aloof and refuse to invest heaV' ily. As the saying goes, they have been 'bit' in their transactions during the oust vear or so. and as the hurnt child dreads the fire so do they dread to again overload themselves with wheat. Heavy exports from Russia to Kngland also have a depressing tendency. Many argue, however, that when Russia's surplus is exhausted, the home market will be strengthened." Pendleton Daily Tribune. Thomas Hailey, of Pendleton, lias re ceived his appointment to the clerkship of the supreme court, his predecessor. I. i. loung, having sent in Ins resigna tion. From a reliable source it is learned that Judge Ison is improving somewhat, but it is very doubtful if lie ever holds "not her term ol court. It will he re meinw,i that Judge Ison was taken sieic Bonie atro, whila holding t term of court ut ll.in.., An engineering partv is locating BUi vey lines near Umatilla to various points in the surrounding country for a great water ditch for irrigating the farms in the locality. The ditch is one of the hiirirest schemes conceived for the ben' etit of the county. It is backed by ade quate capital ami will he one of the last- um bunetita ot vi 1 1 1 a 1 1 1 1 a county, it is expected to be in operation within three or four months. Although the cost is not known, it is said that it will require $10,000 to construct and equip it. DISTRICT NO. 33. For the Budget. The three-months term of the school in this district, taught by A. S. Furnel, closed last Friday. The examination did honor to both teacher and pupils, Bhowing his ability to teach and their application and ability to receive in struction. The speaking was all good, and the singing was excellent indeed for juveniles. Appropriate remarks were made by the teacher and others, after which an appetizing dinner wag par taken of by all present. Among the visitors present were W.C. Owens, Mr. and Mrs. D. 1). Brown and Mrs. Kate Furnel. The exercises closed with a song by the pupils. Wliiie the above was going on in the school room the "beautiful snow" was covering the ground. Most of the farmers in this community have finished their fall seeding. Everybody in this neighborhood seems to be enjoying good health at present. Mother IIi'ihiakd. Bear Show. Considerable amusement was created on O street last Monday by the antics of a Mexican and a trained black bear. The traveling showman had bis whole family along, consisting of his wife and six muchuchos, a Mexican hairless dog, a spotted mule colt and three common curs. The bear seemed to be the most respectable member of the outfit and was evidently ashamed of the company he was compelled to keep. Feeling Better. Within the past month there has been a visible decrease in the number of farmers who wear a dissatisfied look. They are feeling better. There seems to be a general impression that the coming crop year will be a good one. Few can give definite reasons for this, but the weather so far this fall, the gen eral aspect of things, and the "feeling in our bones," all go to make men feel hopeful and even confident. Pressing the Season. Charlie and Tom Barnett got out their sleigh last hrulav. but its career was brief. James Leach also pressed the season by driving into town to the music of the bells, though his little folks, whom he took home alter school, enjoyed the novelty quite as much as if the snow had been deep. Contagious Sickness. Ileppner'g public school, churches and all places of public gatherings are closed by order of the city council, on account of the contagious sickness which is now quite prevalent in lieppner, to be opened at such time as the council shall deem it best for the public health. (JaittU. Arm Broken. Last Thursday afternoon the six-year-old son of Robert Sayer, of Saddle, was thrown from a horse and sustained a compound fracture of the left arm above the elbow. The boy was brought up on the evening tiain and Dr. Geoghegun reduced the fracture. NORTHWEST NEWS NOTES. Lebanon is to have a $50,000 paper mill. Scarlet fever is prevalent at Golden- dale. Wild geese are selling for 25 cents each at Wasco. There is room for more farmers in Morrow county. Tacoma saloons are now compelled by law to close at 11 p. m. The Southern Pacific has determined to fence its road through Oregon. The Western Union telegraph com pany will open a local office in Union. Morrow county is the place for the farmer. The Lexinuton Wkkkly Budget is working hard for the farmers of Morrow county. Twelve or fourteen saloons in Kllens- burgh will take out licenses at the $1000 a yeur rute. Wilder Sweet, of Idaho, has been ap pointed associate justice by the supreme court of Idaho. Seattle has about $42,000 of her relief fund left. It is not yet settled what is to be done with it. Home seekers will do well to take a trip through Morrow county. They will seek no farther. Lane county has 115 organized school districts, with an average enumeration of 43 pupils each. Goldendale is making a movement to inaugurate an electric light system and new water works. The Willamette valley is 50 miles wide and 150 miles long, and contains (1500 square miles. Two hunters of the White Salmon country have sold twenty-six bear skins in flood Kiver thiB fall. Eight prisoners are now confined in the Umatilla county jail at Pendleton, one on a charge of murder. The contract for building the Tacoma court house has been awarded to a San Francisco firm for $185,000. There are now three organized granges in Josephine countv. Hie grange has a membership in Oregon of 5,000. Lane countv farmers have 28,000 bush els of wheat stored at thoirwarehouso in Eugene awaiting an advance in price. There are 84 banks in Washington, 73 in Oregon and 22 in Idaho. Thirty-two of Oregon s are classed as national banks, A company is being organized in Se' attle with $250,000 capital, to operate a line of steamers on Puget sound with headquarters at Seattle. The Linn county grange has passed resolutions against the non-taxation of city bonds, also against lawyers and bunkers being sent to the legisluture. The managers of the Northern Pacific and Oregon Short Line say that Oregon has shipped more mutton to eastern markets this year than during any pre' vious season. ,, VOllt nnm of A. M. rox ',. .Aisappeared from his home in East Portland, leaving his wife without means. It is supposed he has gone east. where lie resided belore coming to Ore gon. Last Thursday evening Thomas El liott, a farmer living opposite Independ ence, while chopping a tree into cord wood was struck in the right eye and the eyebull burst by a Btick of wood flying up. An effort is being made to bring Chi nese into Ctrtir d'Alene for railroad pur poses, and last week the citizens of Wardner held a mass meeting and adopted resolutions opposing their entry into the Lieur d'Alene. The total valuation of the assessable property in Wasco county is $0,500,000, The tax roll now contains 200 more names than it did before Sherman county was cut off. The tax levy is the same as last year 20 mills. The recent rains have raised the wate in the Luckiamute river, and several million feet of logs there will soon be floated out. The sawmill at Independ ence cut nothing but ash lumber for the Portland market last summer. Says the Tacoma Wert Coant Trade A calf was born at Nodine & Rogers slaughter house last week which was perfect in every respect, except that it iiad no front legs. It is healthy, active and inclined to make a live of life. From three and one-half acres of hops a farmer in Polk county cleared a net profit of $400. He sold at 12'i cents pound. The ruling price is 8 cents at present, but even at this low figure hops are more remunerative than wheat. Ex-Judge Thomas II. Smith Is seri ously ill at Alameda, Cal. Smith was the first sherilf in Oregon and adjacent territory, his bailiwick then comprising a great extent of country. Of late years he hag been a practicing lawyer in Ala' meda. Silverton has a citizen over 50 yearg old who hag resided in that city for the last eleven years, and has not been out of town farther than two miles in the whole time. He does not know where Salem and many other large towns are situated. The Idaho territorial insane asylum at Blackfoot was destroyed by lire last Sunday. There weie (A patients in th instituttsn, and out of this number tw men and two women are known to have perished in the flames. Four others are missing, and are supposed to be burned The other day a Walla Walla butcher. while cutting a hog in two, struck his knife against some hard substance. On examination it was found that the knife had struck a ten-cent piece, which was firmly imbeded in the backbone. How the coin got in such a place is somewhat of a conundrum. Sturgeon fishing on the Columbia is in full must, tour firms are now en' gaged in the business of shipping th fish east in a frozen condition. One firm is located at Kaluma, where they shi their fish over the Northern Pacific another firm has its headquarters at Rainier and the other two receive thei fish at Portland and have them frozen in the cold storage works. Recent explorers in the Olympic mountains say that they abound in elk and wild cattle, lhe presence of tl latter is explained thus: A settler about twenty years ago turned a herd loose in the interior, intending to return the next year and gather them up. On returning he found them hopelessly scattered i the mountains and abandoned his plun The cattle have been increasing mulls turbed ever since and now overrun the whole district. I MORROW COUNTY ALL RICHT. W. M. Booher is one of the bovs who believes in Morrow countv. and savs so. He thinks the good times are not far away. The Benefiels, father and sons, though hit pretty hard by the )ivst season, be lieve that the only way to win is to stay with it." and thev have nut in 400 acres of wheat this fall. J. W. Cox. of lone, thinks it is "a long lane that has no turn," and he be lieves the turn for the better will shortly come for Morrow county. He has in 100 acres of wheat and expects to cut a good crop. J. F. Willis, one of the latest settlers n this vicinity, though he has seen one of the worst seasons yet known in the county, is well pleased with Morrow and Bays lie is here to stay, lie has in 2t0 cres of wheat, and will probably put in 135 more, including barley and eats. J. M. Kees, of lone, says Morrow county is all right, and that he is glad he is here. J. L. Kmcaid, A. It. Smith, M. Hamlet, J. It. Nunemaker, H. II. Hoopes and but there's no end to the list of men who express themselves in the same way. They are all over the county. Some are doing well and some are not, but they believe in Morrow county and are not discouraged by the present rather tight times, lhe Hi -hoist wants to say a word to this kind of men, which is: Don't keep still about your faith in the county. Tell it to the de moralized ones; tell it to the kickers; tell it to new-comers. That's the way to make other men feel as good as you do and to copper the croakers. ItOHN. MI'IR Near Lexington, November Xith, to Mr. and Mrs. ueorge P. Mulr. a son. PARKINS Near l.exi"gton, November Till, to Sir. and Mrs. H. A. 1'arklus. adnughtcr. TURNER In Sand Hollow, November 16th, to Mr. and Mrs. K V. Turner, a son. COOK On Butter ereek, November 7th, to Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Cook, a son. POPl'KN Near Hardman. November Kith, to Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Poppen, a daughter. MABUIKD. VISCENT-HOTTEL On lllg Butter ereek, No vember sth, by Kev. Iloskius, Frank Vincent and Viola Hottei. HELMS At Illggs Station, Sherman county, November Kith, Miss Mila Helms, ngeu. 3D years. GEO. P. MOltGAN, (Lute Chief Clerk U. 8. Land Ofllcc) THE DALLES, OR. Itootn O, Limit Olllco Hullilins. UF.tiri.Ai before RI.Y ADMITTED TO PRACTICE lal Laud Olllcea anil nenart- ments at Washington under provisions of the circular of the General Laud Ofllee, approved USteh 1U, in7. If You Have Lost a Land Right, Or have had trouble about your laud, WRITE to :m:ei I C1IAKGE NOTHING For Correspondence able to help and mur be you. If I take ur raso I mil willing to wail until the work is sueeessfully done before my fee is due. YOU WILL FIND GOOD ACCOMMODATIONS AT- thFXlexihgtonXhotelQ J. W. KKDFORI), Pkopr. FIRST-CLASS FARE -AT- POPULAR PRICES. rilllE TABLB IH ALWAYS HfPPLIKI) WITH 1 the best In the market. Caret paid to the wauls of guests. No Chinese- em plo sib! ployed. Tho house Is kept In the neatest au la i Board, pkr Wkbk $4 00 Hoard and Loikiino 5 00 HlNOLK Mkai.8 25 Lodhinok. 25 AND 50 CTK. LEXINGTON MEAT MARKET, J. W. LIEUALI.KN, 1'rop'r. Choice ItoaiitH and Teiulvr Steulm Cut to Order. THE BEST AND THE JSE8T ONLY KPT CONHTAHTLY OK HAND. A1 T PRESENT I HAVE TIEKP ONLY, RUT i t soon to keen Motion, fork, Hail lied lleef, Hinokeil Hams. Pholllilers and Hides. My prlcen will he found reaion aMe. Farmern furiihlicd with Meal 111 imu lit at low rale. ' SELLING SELLING TO TO Don't let this opportunity pass to pur chase your Fall Supplies cheap. We are Offering SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS For the Next 30 Days in Our Entire Stock. BAKGAINS IX DRY GOODS, BARGAINS IX HOOTS AXD SHOES, HAKGAIXS IX CLOTHING, HAKGA1NS IX HARDWARE. HIGHEST MARKET PRI"r PAID FOR WHEAT. H. MoFARLrtND & CO., DRY GOODS, BOOTS AND SHOES! GROCERIES CHEAP FOR SPOT CASH1 -AT Northwest Corner of Main HENRY PROPRIKTOR op THE CITY DRUG STORE, lex ixa rox, on 1:0 ox, (DR. E. T. GEOGHEGAN, Pharmacist and Manager.) KEEPS A FULL STOCK OF PORE DRUGS AND MEDICINES! A1.H0 TOILET ARTICLES, CHOICE PKKrTMEllY, NOTIOSH, HCHOOL 1IOOKH, BTATIONERY, CONFECTIONERY, CUTLERY, PUTTY PAINTH, OILS, GLASS, Em, Etc;. A FINE LINE of TOBACCO and CIGARS. The Flnevt Hraiid ol WIi:N and I.UH OH for Medicinal I'urpoee. gtf PRESCRIPTION! CoMKol Nimii Day nrt Nioiit.-1 OLYMPIA S. MURRAY, M. D, Female Specialist. HAS PRACTICED OS THE PACIFIC COAST for tho pant twenty-live yean. A llfe tlinodevoted to tho utility of female tronlile. their ratine! and curra. I have thoiinatida of tentlmonlalii of permanent enrea from the bent people 011 thla I'OKHt. A positive Kilaralilee to permanently enre any eaHe of female weak nevii, no matter how Ionic utandlnK or what the laie may he. harui' reiiKonaliiu and within the reaeli of all. For the hein llt of tho very poor of my hps w ho are milferliiK from any of the (treat multitude of allmeiitu that follow In the train of that terrlhle dUeaHe known an female weaknenn, and who are not aide Ut pay for treatment, I will treat free of eharire. C'onaultatlon bf .flail tree All porrcuporidenee ntrletly roundentlnl. MedlrlneR parked, Itoxed and Merit by exprem. with rharirea pre-paid for "home" treatment, with Npeellie dlreetloiia for hi;. If you are mirTerliiK from any female, trouble, periodi cally or coimlantly, addreaa OLYMPIA S. MURRAY, M. D., EAST PORTLAND, ORKIiON. THE EMPIRE AGENCY WILL PAY AOKNTH A GOOD 8AI.AIIY! A DURESS, WITH STAMP, THE EMPIRE J V Alfeni-y, Walla Walla, W, T. P (), bolt iv.i. PAY UP. A !X AfTOI'STH AKK NOW DTK. i vail nii'l m ule 1111 ut once. I mini"! iu (ill nit mi on wuiu. j.IKl'AU.hN. OFF! OFF! CLOSE BUSINESS! CLOSE BUSINESS! IK- TIIE-- and C Streets, Lexington. WM. PENLAND. PADBERG, Climax Bitters for tha I.lrcr. "CToo Climax Blttoro lor Ilia lllood. TToe Climax Bitters tor tits Momachi CLIMAX 1UTTEKS ARE THE KING OF ALL BITTERS l!l.ooi, I.iVKii, Stomach and KowkL TltOCHI.KH. For Sale by R. C. WILLS, lone, Oregon. SEVENTY HEAD ....nr.... STOCK HORSES FOR SALE AT $IH PER 1IEAH ... nr.... J. W. I.IKUAM.KN, Uxinizton, Or. A ST Ell-EASTERN AND WESTERN furinim to know that In Morrow eounty eau be found free vai-alil laud and Improved rbilnot for Kale elieup, and that the boll heru i.aiiliot be e.eelled.