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SATURDAY, AUGUST 25, 1894.
NOTES AND SEWS.
A very sad accident happened at
Ooldendale Tuesday forenoon, which
had caused intense sorrow in one fam
ily. Little Rita Bolton, daughter of
.Mr. Simeon Bolton, county auditor,
aged about five years, was missed from
the house a short time, when after
.hunting for her a short time she was
found in the well, and life was extinct
; -when she was taken out.
.Near Wasco, Shermon county, last
week, Jake Brock and a man named
A. Morris got into au altercation in the
' harvest field, and Morris struck Brock
"in the face with his knife, burying
to the hilt in the socket of his eye.
Morris skipped out but was overhauled
.at the John Day and landed in jail,
Brock is in a critical condition, will
.lose his eye and be badly disfigured for
life if he recovers.
It is said then is absolutely nothing
Jn the way of growing vegetation for
iOO miles east of the Colorado line in
Kansas. It is a picture of desolation
and despair. The wheat crop was a fail
ure and the corn, millet, hay and prat
Tie meadows are ruined. Even the alfal
fa along the Arkansas valley is a failure,
the terrible hot winds having destroy
id the plant. The people in western
Kansas who are too poor to mo ve out are
appealing to the board of railroad com
:mlssioners for aid, but they are power
less to help them.
The towns of Antelope and Mitchell
hope by combining their efforts, to
secure the creation of a new county
from a part of Wasco, Crook and Grant
They state that they expect to meet
opposition from Grant county for the
amount of territory they are desirous
of Grant. In this they are about right.
If counties are created in eastern Ore
gon to accommodate every little popu
lated valley, some of the original
" counties will be taken oft the map of
-our state" Long Creek Kagle.
Last Saturday afternoon at Lem
-. Castle's place on Camp creek hay haul
ing was intefered with by the sudden
uppearance of a thunder storm. The
teams were unhitched and led to the
barn. The hindmost horse was stand'
ing in the door, when a flash of light
niug struck the animal, killing it in
.etautly. It singed the hair all off the
horse and set the straw afire, and it was
with difficulty that the barn was kept
irom Durning. ranevuie iteview. v
The Vancouver 'Independent has
passed into the hands of K. M. Rands,
editor of the Oregon City Enterprise,
and L. W. Dubois, of Vancouver,
V HSU. ' 1UO RIbUlUK CUlWf 4. J. JW
sou, has had charge of the Iudepen
dent since 1877. He purchased the
piper from Byron Daniels. At that
lime Mr. Beeson was a compositor on
the Portland Bee. Mr. Danials meeting
the writer one day on the streets of .Port-
laud, asked us if we didn't want to buy
a country paper. We didn't, but
knew a man who did, and introduced
him to to Mr. Beeson, who dropped
his stick and went to Vancouver and
next day was the owner of the Inde
pendent. , :.
Professor Rudolph Falb, the German
meteorologist, whose name has been
taken in vain so frequently in the last
few weeks, is good-natured about it,
and says that he is making uo mistake,
He is quoted in the Baltimore Sun of a
.recent date as saying that -his predic
tions of '-critical days" for 1894 are di
vided into three classes, aud that A ug,
SOth is the first critical day of tL first
class, to be followed by September 29th
anu October 28th. lie asks a suspeu-
tion of judging; on ais prediction
until thes''dates have .passed. His
dates tr l' the second class are September
?.th, October 14th and November 13th;
for tue third class, August 10th, Noveni
ber 27tb and December 27th. Port
There is a plain about twenty miles
west of Trout lake, Wash., at which the
Indians gather every year for a grand
good time. This is known among the
aborigines as a "Pollatch," the word
.signifying "give," or a donation, aud
, the season for this is when the berries
are ripe and game abounds in the
"' mountains. The summer sun is yet
very warm, but the oulalies are be
.gluing to ripen, and as some Indians
have to journey long distances they
.have already begun to make prepara
tion to go to the "Potlatch." Thousands
are already en route, and a large number
of tepes are erected on the grouud.
Games have begun, and sitting on the
ground on blankets some of these sons
of the forest pass the live long day
gambling, while others fish and bunt
in the neighboring streams and woods.
In the evening, seated around the
camp fires the old patriarchs of the
tribe will recount their folk-lore, re
hearsing traditions of victories over
theic enemies and telling of the prowess
of , some chief whose . wigwam wus
adorned by countless scalps of slain
. foes, while hanging on the interior
wails would be the trophies of the
chase. The tribes for hundreds of miles
make the annual visit to this rendez
vous, and when the "Potlatch" is fair
ly begun the hills for miles around will
be covered by tepees. : It is difficult to
estimate the number this year who
Will stop near these beny grounds; but I
salmon has been plentiful and harvests
bountiful, and the feasts of the red man
will be generally attended. Time -Mountaineer.
A Beautiful Mirage.
SL Louis Republic.
Buffalo, N. Y., Aug. 17. Buffalo-
nlans who lifted their eyes toward the
northern sky between 10 and 11 o'clock
yesterday morning saw a beautiful and
wonderfully perfect mirage. It was
the city of Toronto with its harbor and
the little island which lies in Lake On
tario a short distance to the south.
.Toronto is 66 miles north of Buffalo,
but those who first witnessed the phe
nomenon were able to count the Church
spires in the Canadian city. The phe
nomenon Is classed by natural scien
tlsts as a mirage of the third order,, the
objects looming up far above their real
level, and not inverted, as is the case
with mirages of the first and second
class, but appearing like a perfect land
scape far away in the sky. The mirage
showed the entire breadth of Lake On
tario, a projection east of the mirrored
Toronto being easily recognized
Charlotte, a suburb of Rochester. In a
direct line between this point and To
ronto bay a large side-wheel steamer
could be seen making her way
The vessel was the Norseman. " Far
to the north of this steamer were seen
two dark objects surrounded by smoke,
and standing out from the glassy sur
face of the water. They were two large
steamers of the New York Central line,
plying between Lewiston aud Toronto.
A sailboat, apparently a yacht, was the
most distinct of all the objects. ' Her
mainsail was Bet and she was lying
close to the wind. She was seen to turn
and careen with the west wind and
then suddenly disappear, as though na
ture had removed a slide for her magic
In the same way the whole great
scene began slowly to dissolve, a bank
of black clouds sweeping along and ob
literating tne picture, to the disappoint
ment of thousands who had swarmed
to the tops of the highest buildings.
Kxperte, who used fine irlasses in view
ing the minute, say they were able to
discover the outlines of all the streets
in Toronto and declared that a better
view of the city could not be had with
out approaching within ten miles of it.
A careful examination of a map of the
country pictured in the skv showed
that the miraire was without the slight
est uisioruon. i ne gradual rise or the
city as it slopes back from the water
was distinct and the perspective had
natural appearance. Twenty thousand
people saw tne rare spectacle.
To be a City.
Hood River today publishes a notice
of her intention to incorporate. This is
ah excellent move and one that is being
bandied judiciously, the boundaries of
the city-to-be being sufficient for her
growth. . We believe that the future of
that charming little town is full of
promise. Surrounded by a prolific
soil, located on the grandest river in the
world, a Switzerland for scenery and a
Holland for prolificness, her possible
ties are incalculable. There the apple is
indigenous, which is only one of the
reasons why we believe it to be the lo
cation of the original garden of Eden.
It Is a paradise after the fall not before,
for there as everywhere else, the com
mand that, "in the sweat of thy face
shalt thou eat bread," is in force. In a
few years not less than a million bush
el of apples will be shipped annually
from this little locality. This will pro
vide the earthly portion of existence,
and everything else is provided. .The
water is as pure as the tear Peri found,
and the air is as pure and fresh as that
that lifted Adam's breast when he first
opened his eyes in Paradise.-Chronicje
The Oregon State Fair.
The thirty-fourth annual meeting of
the Oregon state fair will be held at
Salem on the state fair grounds from
September 17th to 22d, iuclusive, and
from present indications the fair this
year will be one of the most successful
ones if not the most successful ever
held in the state. The premium lists
have been thoroughly revised for this
meeting, and many new and attractive
features have been " added. Every
thing has been modernized, the old
ideas are consigned to the archives.
The new grand stand is commodious.
The new regulation track is the fastest
on the coast, and some of the best
horses in the west will be In attendance.
The pavilion will be filled as never be
fore, and a new machinery ball has had
to be constructed to accommodate the
large number of exhibitors. This year
one ticket admits to all there beine
no extra fee charged at the race-course
gates. ; The railroads all grant special
reduced rates on exhibits, and an
nounce excursion rates during the fair.
There will be bull races, and bicycle
races, and novel unique attractions
everyday. Indians from the Grand
Ronde and Siletz reservations will give
a representation of an Indian village,
and will engage iu a war aud feather
dance during the daytime. There will
be concerts in the pavilion during four
nights of the wek, and upon these oc
casions there will be addresses by Ore
gon's governor, governor-elect and ex
governors, and other celebrities.
The state fair was created by the leg
islature to advance and encourage the
development of the various resources of
the state-mi neral ,agricultu ral.horticul-
tural,etc.,and every section of the state
will be accorded an equal opportunity
with every other section to exhibit its
respective resources, and it is earnestly
fifuliwl that. BV.ni uuttlnn
represented at the exhibit.
Populism In Texas.
Myetle Springs, Texas, Aug. 12.
It might not be amiss or without inter
est to Oregon readers for me to give a
brief account of the great populist or
alliance encampment at this place last
week. ' . ." '.
' Five years ago the alliance people, as
an experiment, began camp meetings
here for the purpose of rest, social rec
reation and instruction, and the idea
took so well and became so popular and
populistic that now the return of every
August ' brings , together -a ? vast con
course principally of those who have
washed their robes and made them
white in the great bleaching wave of
reform as shadowed forth in the plat
forms and speeches of populist orators.
They claim that theirs here was the
"first political camp meeting in the
world," and that the practice is ex
tending rapidly over the country. Cer
tain it is, this one has proved a success.
' The encampment is held four days in
a large grove south of town. As a con
tinuation of one of the principal streets,
a wide avenue was cut through the
timber for a quarter of a mile last year,
and at this point a.new open-sided tab
ernacle, far too small but capable of
comfortably seating 1,200, was erected.
Here the people pack and sweat and
fan, applaud, groan and laugh, as the
democrats and republicans get kicks
cuffs and commiseration, and amid the
crash of old parties we see the' star of
Hope arise in the populist movement
to cure the ills we can no longer bear,
to light us o'er the swelling current
and land us safe in Canaan's land. 5
; About two or three hundred families
went into camp at the first meeting
five years ago, and now the lowest esti
mate would put it at 1,000 besides the
daily comers and goers. Two years
ago some persons took the trouble and
counted . 1,600 vehicles one day,- and
estimates on that count for past two
seasons make 10,000 to 15,000 people
here during most of the four days, two
thirds to three-fourths of this number
being actually in camp.
The alliance grove is immediately
south of Spring park, where a dozen
springs of the "bright liquid which ia
the only beverage considered by Divine
Providence to be essential to the health
and happiness of mankind," are ever
flowing free; and it is a sight and a
source of study to watch the throng of
promenaders, and elbow your way
back and forth from park to tabernacle.
Along this line, ordinarily as quiet
as Sunday in the country, a mushroom
city arises in a night with all the tem
porary comforts and conveniences of
Both sides of this avenue are lined
with eating stands, confections, shows
and dispensers of tub-lemonade and
other doubtfully constructed but highly-
tinted and artistically-named drinks.
I should Judge there were forty or fifty
of these evidences of civilization, the
proprietors of many taking their first
lessons and getting their eye teeth cut
while the more experienced were mak
ing themselves hoarse to gather in the
nickels. But the great forty-seated
steam swing made the money, running
from 8 o'clock each morning without
stoppage even for meals cntil midnight.
It is very creditable to so large a crowd
so suddenly brought together that no
disturbance occurred worthy of men
tlon. -' ' ",
i nose wno nave read tne papers
know that Texas has not contributed
much to the commonweal movement,
but, that we have an occasional deep-
seated case of hunger (in the stomach),
"let facts be submitted to a candid
world." Atone of the eating stands,
Thursday, a youngman presented him
self foil a 25-cent dinner and called for
sausage as a "leader," and coffee as a
"side line," with the various staples
which ' went along as trimmings to
make up a respectable meal. After the
waiter had served him three times with
a plate of two sausages each, he was so
Impressed that he kept the count after
wards merely, to find out if possible
how much it took to fill up a vessel of
the stomach variety. The result was
25 sausages and 12 cups of coffee, be
sides the mass of other things of which
no account was Kept. Tnere Is no
doubt in my mind that the boy got the
full worth of his money. ,
The populists are quite liberal at
these meetings and beforehand adver
tise invitations to speakers of all par
ties to share a part of the time with
them. At the present . meeting none
but prohibitionists availed themselves
of the opportunity, and the decided ap
plause given to their speakers shows
that there is quite a bond of sympathy
between prohibs and pops, which, to
my mind, seems to prophesy a union of
forces if the currency and tariff ques
tions can be sufficiently adjusted so as
to relegate them to the rear , so that the
question of all questions in its moral
and financial immensity may blaze be
fore the Ametican people and burn in
their hearts and minds as they make
the grand climatic campaign of the
ages to hurl His Majesty, the Prince
and Power of the Saloon, from his
throne." '. ' . - -' '' ''-
In this grand movement, slowly but
powerfully moving upwards,: the wo
men will be there, "don't you never
doubt it," as the thoroughbred Texan
puts it, and Will show the world the
mettle they are made of, impelled by
the sorrows of the ages in the irresist
ible assault Upon the doubly-intrenched
batteries of the great foe of progress
and happiness the hydra-headed sa
loon traffic. Republicans and demo
crats will then be know nothings and
simply have to step out of the way or
join the grand procession. S. T. H. '
TO FRUIT-QUO WEES.
It Is very essential that those who have fruit
to ship advise us of the kind and quantity
they will have to ship as tar ahead as possi
ble. The markets are not hunting the fruit,
but the fruit must hunt the market this fall.
Fine fruit can be sold at a profitable figure
If properly handled. Poor fruit must he kept
at horhe, or somebody will lose money.
Come and see us at our office near t he depot.
We will not ship your fruit if we can't make
you some money.
Regular office hours, Wednesday and Sat
H. F. DAVIDSON.
Secretary Hood River Fruit GrowergTJnlon.
The partnership ot Coon & Creed Is hereby
dissolved by mutual consent. . . ..
T. R. COON, ''
A. M. CREED.
Hood River, Aug. 22. 1884.
0. R. and N. CO.
E. McNEILL, Receiver.
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Gives the choice of
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ST, PAUL. Kansas City.
Low Rates to All East
ern Cities. 1
Leave Portland every five days for ,
For full details-call on O. R. & N. Agent,
Hood River, or address
. . . W. H. HTJRLBTJRT,
' I Oen'l Pass. Agent,
' . ' " 1 . .... Portland, Or.
NOTICE OF PETITION
To Whom It May Concern: ;
Notice is hereby given that a petition to In
corporate the town of Hood River will be pre
sented to the Hon. Commissioners' Court at
its September term, 1894. Bald corporation to
be bounded as follows:
All that tract of land In sections 25 and 26,
35 and 3U, township 8 north, range 10 east, W.
M.( bounded on the north by the O. R. fc N.
company's railroad, on the west by the west
line of the N. Coe donation land claim, ex
tended to a stream known as Indian creek, on
the south by Indian creek, and on the eaRt by
the east bank of Hood river.
. Hood River, Oregon, Aug. 20, 1894.
GEO. P. CROWELL,
Successor to E. I.. Smith Oldest Established
House inthe valley. ; .
Dry Goods, Clothing,
Flour and Feed. Etc..
HOOD RIVER, - - - OREGON.
: : AVER'S
M CURED OTiSl
, WILL CURE YOU
A Bright Lad,
Ten years of nge, but who declines to grre his
name to the public, makes this authorized,
confidential statement to us: ,
"When I was one year old, my mamma died
of consumption. The doctor said that I, :'
too, would soon die, and all our neighbors
thought that even it I did not die. would
never be able to walk, because I was so.
weak and puny. A gathering formed and ;
broke under my arm. I hurt my finger and
it gathered and threw out pieces of bone.
If I hurt myself so as to break the skim it '
was sure to become a running sore. I had
to take lots of medicine, but nothing has
done ine so much good as Ayer'g Sarsapa
rJnr , 'ias 'ade me well aud strong."
T. D. M., Norcatur, Kans. - .
Prepared by Dr. J. C. Ayer St Co., Lowell, Haas.
Cures others, will cure you
FURNITURE AND ALL KINDS OF BUILDING
Wall Paper, Paints, Oils etc.
A large supply of, and Exclusive Might to sell
Celebrated liquid colors and tinted leads.
Undertaking a Specialty.
Not a member of a "trust" but of an association, devoted to advancing th
interests of the profession, and will eell ascbeapas anyone not. in the association
. HT "Jol ZE2 ZE3 U" 'jl' O 3HC ZE2
HAS CONSTANTLY ON HAND THE
Choicest Meats, Hani,
Bacon, lard, Game,
Poultry, Also Dealers in
h YEG ETABLES AND FRU ITS.
. Corner of Oak and ; Fourth Streets,
H ANNA &
HOOD RIVER, OREGON.
That thirty days is as long as we can credit goods, and would respectfully
request our patrons to govern themselves accordingly.
Directions for Mixing the Acme Compound.
Weigh out ten pounds of.tbe Compound and put it in a barrel or large ket
tle; then pour on five gallons of boiling water gradually, until the mixture is of
the consistency of soft soap stirring it all the time. . Alter it is thoroughly
dissolved add the balance of the water (forty-five gallons), hot or cold hot pre
ferred. Bo not boil the mixture. It is then ready to apply., Ke sure and
have your kettles or barrel clean (also your spraying tank) and free from other
mixtures, in order to avoid clogging your spraying nozzles. Do not spray whtn
the trees are moist. For Codlin Moth use No. 2, and spray immediately after
the blossoms drop, then again four weeks after, which will destroy all other in
sects that may appear. Apply by means of a spray pump or a florist's syringe.
Coralitos, Cal., March 26, 1894. Watson, Erwin & Co.: I used one hundred
pounds of your Acme No. 1, and it had the desired effect: it not only gets away
with the insect but it cleans up the tree and leaves it in a healty condition. I
will-guarantee it will do just what it is recommended todo. Yours truly,
,'. ": J. E. Mortimer.
Niles, March 14, 1894. I have bad six years' experience spraying, and used
various washes to quite an extent. For the last two seasons I have used Acm
Insecticide, and find it the best wash, and that it gives the best results of any
I ever used. It is a very pleasant wash to use, aud easily prepared.
..;-:, . JoB Tvsok.
Will serve during the season of 1804 at
OLINGERi BONE'S Stables, Hood River
DESCRIPTION. . t :
MIDNIGHT is a coal-black Hambletonian,
6 years old, 18 hands high, weight 1400 pounds.
Sired by Shaw's Hambletonian: Dam a Cop
perbottom mare. Midnight Is a good, dlspo
sitioned horse, a Toppy driven and quite a
trotter for a horse of his size.
Midnight's service fees will be 85 for a single
service, to be paid at time of service, or 1 10 for
the season due August 1st following service,
or S15 to insure with foal payable April 1, 1895,
Insurance cannot be given after first service
or other terms. Mares failing to catch on
single service may be bred by the season by
paying the additional fee. ' .
- Great care will be taken to prevent acci
dents, but will not be responsible should they
occur. For further Information apply to Epb
Ollnger at the barn of F. C. Broslus, owner.
; FOR SALE.
I have for sale two fine Fruit Farms and the
best hay farm In the valley. Plenty of run
ning water on all of them. Will sell any or
all of them. Also, fine residence and lots at
different prices. vCail on or address
A. 8. BLOWERS,
aul8 Hood River, Oregon.
I have sold my butcher business to W. V.
West, who will continue the same at the old
stand. AU persons knowing themselves In'
debted to me will please oome and settle up,
either by cash or note. And those having
claims against me will present the same.
O. & HARTLEY.
" Aug- 4, 1894';
Hood River, Orefo.
. Stockholders of the Heod River Fruit Grow
ers' Union.take notice: An assessment of 10 per
cent (or 60 cts a share) on the capital stock of
the corporation has been levied by th Board
of Directors and is now due. Leav tbv
amount and get your receipt at the store of
A.8. Blowers 4 Co.
H. F. DAVIDSON, Secretary.
Eighty acres, five miles from town;
40 acres in cultivation; 600 trees, prin
cipally apple, in full bearing. All
fenced. Good house and barn. Three
shares of water in Hood River Supply
Co. ko with the place. Good well and
spring. Harvey C'bappbr.
THE SAINTS' REST,
A MB SY I L L E.
CYRUS NOfcLE WHISKY
j , a specialty