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About The Oregon register. (Lafayette, Yamhill County, Or.) 18??-1889 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 23, 1887)
LAMENT OF A HOLE.
after the boom ,
J- n«sl-K“«M A««a<‘s War
n««r.«< CP HI« FraUta.
UaoCal la Many Way*. Ik Is Oltaa Uaap-
prsslstsd ana la Troabla.
II.. '..Lj g
Kirnlnsi Mtasral aad AaHawltaral lto-
ware*« off <hs ArssWtlas Napa title.
AN INDIAN MILLIONAIRE. v
th« BaUrood Bals
MaUOlax Oat Waat.
lama hole. I'm a sociable, good-
Had any one predicted a quarter of
A bulletin iseued by the Ontari*
The Argentine Republic of South a century ago thaTan American Indian
natured hole, and although I have been
Agricultural College aaaunies that *•
pretty nearly everywhere, I can’t help America has within a few years bo would build a railroad he would'have good buttyr can be made on the farm
feeling rather dazed at having sneaked ttoms a country of great interest to the beep considered a fit object for a lunatlo » b in the best creamery, if only the
into print But 1 hope you won’t think millions of Europe seeking homes in asylum. But to-day th.e people of New proper degree of cbolnesa be maia-
auy the leas of me'for that You will the new world. The arrivals from ton County. Mo., a county adjoining tained, thorough ventilation insured
find a great many worse things in print foreign countries In 1883 amounted to the Indian Territory, have witnessed a and perfect cleanlim
,41.618 and steadily increased to 103.- scene such as man has never before be
bulletin further tell lia how !.. make too
My importanowin the world is great
held. Matthias Splitlog. a half Cayuga coveted gilt-edged article:
ly under-estimated. People never think 1883 and 1886. This is a 1 irger influx and half Wyandotte Indian, born in an
First, good ventilation for the milk-
of me untjl they need me to crawl iuto. of population than repaired by any Indlah village in Canada, at Neon ho house, milk-cellar or dairy-room may
And when I do offer my services I am other country than the VnitetT States, drove the first spike for the Kansas be provided for by leading an air-draia
repulsed with scorn. A man will dig and larger in proportion to Its ponu- City, Fort Smith A Southern railway. underground fqr say two hundred feet.
n, partly but then that isn t twodays to produce mewhen he wants lMlon than ouna. The Argentine R-- This division of the Kansas City, Fort Through it a supply of pure,'fresh,
mvy; this office only costa us two a well in his garden, and yet when be ¡mblio is located In the south tem- Smith A Southern railway was chart cool sir may be admitted. The foul er
I a month- The biggest expense finds me right in his pocket ho is not ; perate sone, in South America, and ered the 8th of last March under the warm air may be allowed to' escape
ia largo part of the basin of laws of the State of Missouri, with a
ying our Jhare for having the satisfied, and gets rid of mu as soon as oonaista
through ventilators or, windows in *r
I the great Rio de la ' Plata, a river ex capital of three million dollars, and near the eeilitfg. This matter of vea-
n railroads surveyed into this possible-
I am a very modest hole, too. I al- ’
nxi* there are about thirty-five miles tilation, as bflore intimated, ia an es
That cost us about a hundred
ways try to seclude myself from the nent, aud nearly oonneoting in its upper graded and ready for the iron.
sential point, and is not to be neglected >
Mr. Splitlog has furnished the if a perfect article in the way of butter
ut they will *»« surveyed for next public gazo. Last summer I hid in the portion with the great Amazon. It is
bo you won’t have that expense
man, who was going to bathe, fell area of 1,000.000 square miles, or one- fortune, and is backed by heavy capi
The cream should invariably be re
talists to complete the road, and before moved from the milk before the milk
ea, but we’re liable to have to
the 1st of next January he will have is sour. The cream of each churning
wv or three men wj(h teajnj ap<l ing as a gentleman sltoultU commenced
nr* out on one of the roads in the to *weaf ill me. I then squeezod my- lation is only about 8.000,000, of whom the care running from Joplin,4n Jasper should be gathered into ami kept in
g—can't sell real-estate • always self very small and took refuge in the 400.000 or 600 000 are recent additions County, to the town of Splitlog. in Mc one vessel. The whole of the ereaua
veys alone. Then we had to pay bottom o| an ocean pteamer, thinking from Europe and from the .United Donald County, a distance of about should be well stirred every time freak
ndred dollars towards a descrip- I would be but of sight there, but I was States. The smallness of the native thirty-five miles, and Mathias Split cream is added. In summer cream
of the boom in the St Paul and found out and driven away by the population is for so inviting a territory, log. the millionaire Indian^ who is should not be left longer than three
leapolis papers, and another hun- ship's carpenter. We holos lead terri a point most favorable to immigrants. probably the richest man of his ntoe, days Before churning.
It will be an easy matter for the prog will henceforth be known all over the
for livery bills, and fifty dollars ble lives.
The best churning temperatures are
All.tho gront inventions of the world ressive States of Europe to overcome country as the only Indian railroad lietween fifty-seven and sixty degree«
rd» paviug the men we hired to
nreuiid the etreets and saw ou I are largely indebted to boles for their the deleterious influence given to the maiF(at least the first) in the United during summer, and lietween sixty ami
ne* and act in an awful hurry utility. Cannons and rifles would be oountry by its first Spanish invaders. Stales or'ln the whole world.
sixty-four degrees during winter. Bot-
The occasion of driving the first ter can lie more thoroughly washed
rtime auy land buyers came to entirely useless if there were no holes If Germany wishes to go into the bus
iness of founding the colonies, the Ar spike on the main line of this new road
free from buttermilk while in the
then would be harmless if they couldn’t gentine Republic offers better induce was a matter of more than ordinary in granular*’condition than after it io
low about that street-oar?"
terest to the people of Neosho. At gathered and pressed into a roll. Only
e«, wo hail to ■ chip in ten dollars
rd that, and I expect that next noltody ever gives holes credit for our ritory on either continent. In fnct, a 3:15 there were about one thousand the beat pure salt of medium and uni
people assembled at the point where form fineness of grain should bo used,
we'll have to lay some track and usefulness. On the contrary, when
i man to drive tho car back and ever man gets into trouble ho blames the immigration to the uew republic the main line crosses the ’Frisco track. and from three-quarters to one ounee
is from Germany.
After music by the Iudian band from jier pound of butter will be found sat
i_the Eastern capitalists Svill be- it on us and says lie is ‘in a hole.”
Although I look vecy innocent at the
The country is divided into fourteen the Territory, and selections from the isfactory for the slimmer. The utmost
o get onto the scheme of having
bottom of a flower-pot I am exceed 8tates, which in area,,population and Neosho band, Mr. Charles W, Smith, clo^nliness in milking, in vessels, in
oar stand there in thojnud.”
Zhat were Borno of tlie losses - you ingly dangerous when 1 start out on wealth seem to bean exact counterpart auditor of the construction company, utoneils and in all surroundings mnst
my travois. I once stopped over night of what tlftso United "States were one held the spike in position, and Jn four la: obkerved to preserve tlie flavor and
telL a tramp who happened to be in a tin roof to study’ astronomy, but hundred years ago at the close of our bold strokes Mr. Splitlog drove the body of the milk, eream, butter ana
j well dressed said ho was from It rained veryJiard that evening, and war for independence. Events move spike homo iuto a carefully selected cheese from contamination.
■go, and only waiting for a remit- a man asleep m the room underneath so much more rapidly now than they white oak tie. Cheer after cheer was
It ought to lie remembered that nay
to buy heavily of our real estate, got wot. He jumped up in a rage and did at the outset of our National ca given for the road, Matthias Splitlog, harsh treatment of the cow not only
elieved him. guaranteed his board actually begun blaming me, as if I, reer that it is quite within reasonable Neosho and the enterprise, after which lessens the quantity but injures th*
e hotel for a-week, aud then he and not the rain, had wet him! A prospect that young people now living many came to the track to look at the quality of the milk, and that in turn
plumber came next day, and th» man may see this South American Republic spike. Mr. Splitlog wielded the sledge affects tlie butter produced unfavor
chuckled and thought he was rid of me. become as popular and powerful as with a funilliarity and precision vjiich ably. Dairy cows should not only be
' sb -that all?"
But ho soon learned differently. I our own country now is. The agri indicated that he had used his sledge allo well an abundant supply of whole
h, no. A man from Omaha beat
ut of two hundred dollars at poker ran along utoler iho bricks as ae went cultural resources of this country have, with good effect when he built his some, suitable food, but as much pus*
, / . -water as they wdl drink. His mi vised
then left without buying a lot to his ofiico tluit morning, and the never been half,developed. Tile great steamboat on the Detroit river.
Mr. Splitlog was born in the year fat let the eows have free access to a
.-wo cashed bogus checks aud lent mud squirted all over him at every pampas plains that are its chief char
w to men from St Louis to the stop he took. T then hid in onp of his acteristic Ire roamed ovw by millions 1813, and when a boy was apprenticed supply of salL
it of sonic three hundred. Then hack t leth, and he nearly went wild. of horses and cattle, hunted and to a carpenter and millwright, and,
Much of the Ill-flavored butter is duo
inilterial-appearlng chap from The dentists couldn't dislodge me, and slaughteroii for their hides and meat although his wages werw only seven to the non-observance of cleanliness i*
aukee bought a block Io build an the tooth had to come out. I took pity It is hardly to lie supposed that the dollars per month, young Splitlog all the details, from the milking of the
hnlf-mlllion, more or lees, of recent thought fie was getting rich. He im nnimal on to the placing of the butt* '
an asylum on and managed to get on him after that and let him alone.
Well, I have an engagement at the immigrants to La P.:iti< are attracted bibed a love for machinery and inven in packages.
lew! and skip without paying a
Take it altogether, though, I bank to-night, as some professional by the prospect of engaging in this oc tions which has made his life a useful - It-ls of. great importance that the
(know a« we can complain—I guess friends of mine want to get iuto-» safe cupation. Tao country will speedily and eventful one. In the year 1842 milking be done where the air is free
eared about forty thousand for the de|M>sit vault, and they will need nty outgrow It and tlie virgin fertility of young Sptitlog joined the Wyan from objectionable odors. The oow*
services and a little gunpowder to ac soil will be made to blossom with every dotte«, who were the last of the Indian ought to tie milked only with dry bauds
,n."— Dakota Bell.
complish their purpose. So I must variety of agricultural products.
tribes then in Ohio. In 1848 Splitlog and :if>r.tlie udders have been washed
bid you good-bye. But you will al
.The tendency of modern population came West with some of the tribe, aud or well brushed. Tin palls only ought
A LIBERAL MEMBER.
ways find iiie during the summer at the to large cities in America, is shown by found, after his arrival at Westport to be used. AU milk should be prompt
faech tn the Leabilatare os the Second small boy's corner of the ball ground the fact that the largest city of the Ar landing (now Kansas City), that he
ly strained immediately after milking,
Day of the Nenslon«
fence. — Tid Bits.
gentine R’public, Buenos Ayres, has only had fifty cents in his ¡aicket He and for that purpose a detached strain
xnber from Persimmon County
300.000 people, and has doubled in size induced an old Indian to go his security er is preferable to an ordinary strainer
Fires and Falling Stars.
(r. Speaker: I arise, sir, to a ques-
within the last twenty years. This is for the price o( an axe.. With this axe pail.
<rf privilege, I reckon. I don’t
The frequency of the fires in autumn a much larger population than any he cut cordwood for the steamboats at
Prof. Sheldon, in calling attention to
r much about the inside workin’s as compared with the other seasons of city in the United States had one hun twenty-five cants per cord, abd, after
i Legislat ure, and if I am roakin’ a the year is a matter of familiar ob dred years ago. Thirteen other cities paying for the axe, wbicli coat two dol some points in butter-making front
take in this step I hope you will ex- servation. M. Jengi-r, a French as of La Plata vary from 10,400 to 50.000. lars, he soqn saved euough to buy a Denmark, tells how the Danish butter
makers, who skim or separate the
e me. I left home in a hurry and tronomer, who has given a groat deal Railroads are beginning to be built,
cream from the milk before the latter
n’t have time to change nymlothes, of attention to the subject, seeks to es aud there are more miles of telegraph puny-
About the yekr 1846 he married Eliza
in fact I didn't have no clothes fay tablish a connection la-tween these au lines than there were in the United Barnett, a grandniece of Harry Jacques, sours, manage this sweet cream to ex
nge. It makes a proud man feel tumnal fire« and the falling stars so Slates twenty years ago. The fact the old Indian who went his security pedite churning, etc. The plan fol
er bad to be in a town without bein' numerous at the Mme period of the that its great river is navigable a long for the pri<-e of the axe. Her father. lowed by them, according to Prof.
er dressed up. and I move yoil, sir. ■yeal' in a (taper r|-H,d at the last meet distance into the interior gives the was head chief of the Wyandotte* when Sheldon,'is to sour the cream by the
: I be allowed the six dollars for ing of the A, adetny of Science. He country a greet advantage when rail he died in 1838. Her mother was a addition of sour buttermilk at churn
eniay's service, that I may sorter haw been collecting statistics of these road facilities are added to those nogr part Wyandotte and part Seneca In ing time, or a little .while before, but
myself np. Down the street a occurrences for several years past, and existing. The trade of this young, dian. They have a family of five chil not to allow the cream to sour of it
te 1 saw a suit offTotJuy marked ho professes in have discovered that a growing country is valuable now, and dren—four sons and one daughter. self ami become! too stale in the pro
dollars and a half. If I get my six line drawn on the map joining the must be increasing so as R advances in Splitlog was never idle, and in most of cess. Introduced in the manner do
laft I can pay for the suit of clothes, points where the different conflagra importance aud wealth. Like all new his undertakings he was successful. se riIw'd. acidity does good and no harm,
.when I ain’t got nothin’ partieu- tions broke out in any given year forms countries, it imports largely of manu At an early day be built a mill near producing more butter, hardening it
and giving it improved keeping quali
to do, git on a pleasant jamboree a more or less regular eclipse repre factured goods,
nre Wyandotte, which was first run by
ties.—A. }’. World.
li flie extra fifty cents. The people senting what he calls the “cone of dis largely supplied bv England,
As horse-|*owec and afterwards by steam.
this hem town have accused the persion" of the meteoric shower It is the roost progressive of the So* th Splitlog's mill was a success, and was
—Talk is cheap, me man who talks
ntry members of bein’ close, and the not pften that there is any suspicion of American states, tlie Argentine Re long ail old landmark near Wyandotte. too much gsts so liberal that he gives
■n I want to get on the jamboree is malicious origin dn the case of these, public, is likely to, surpass Brazil, He began to speculate in real estate, himself away. — Baltimore American.
how them that there ain't nothin’’ fires; hut prosecutions are occasionally which from its size now leads iL The and, although he can neither read nor
—“1 see,” said Mr. McSlugen, ‘1801
e about me.
We all admire instituted, and M. Jenger thinks it ex greater part of the latter country is in write, he has been one of the most suc
lomy,: but we can not ; respect tremely probable that where/the case the tropical regions, and its heat and cessful speculators in the neighlxir- they have organized a Milk Trust Com
tail that is stingy. Jest before rested on circumstantial evidence, in unhealthfulnesa will repel the immi hood of K.'Uisas City, and is io-<lav pany in. Chicago.” "A ’Milk Trust
(tflmpany! Well, that’s something like.
in’ home my wife said to me—an’ nocent persons have now and again gration from the temperate zones of worth over a million 'dollars. Many
I wish they’d organize one here; and a
n that know her will 'low that Sue been wrongfully convicted. From this Europe which the Argentine Republio interesting incidents could be writtea
Beefsteak Trust Company, too. Thia
monstrous sensible woman, efrshe point of view In pitrtlctflar, he thinks attracts. The tines of Immigration-tn in connection with his useful life.—
thing of being dunned by the butcher
t none too good-lookin’—said to me: big theory well worthy of the attention all ages have followed the same lati Neosho I Mo.) Cor. Kansas City Journal.
is awfully tiresome.”— KoxAvaplon
1, when you git ijqiwn thar, don’t be ' of scientific men.— SI. James' Gaecllc tude. showing that various jieoples be
A Personal Matter.
.IL Slosh round Hn’ show the folks
come attached to the variety of cli
—A citizen of Munich, who was abort
n there that the people of this here
mate to whieh they have been always
Justice -Mr. Johnsing, you say you of funtis. had recourse to the following
inninity ain't all slouches. Pay fur
Dailey had been »way from home accustomed. It is probable that when never stole that handkerchief.
original scheme forWaising the windr
r »hero of every thing, even if it for a couple of months, and on his re emigration crosses the tropics it will
Johnsing—Nebber, sah, nebber.
He ordered a confectioner to make a
a twenty-five cents. Don’t let your turn met Robinson.
be to seek the same climate that, it
"Haven’t you got it on your neck at pie for his wife's birthday, containing
«ague, Bueksuort Fagleson. fly
"Yes," said Dumley after the greet
as a surprise a lining of new twenty
»er than you do.’ I shall carry out ing was over. “I am honestly glad to of Europe. If this lie true, the Ar
"Huh, whatyer say?”
pfennig pieces. The man was now re
I advice, sir, and don’t you fail to get back. After all. there is no plice gentine Republic will probably, in
“Isn’t that handkerchief on your per lieved, but the confectioner is stilF
sh occasional glimpses of that fact. like home. I s’pose the boys were ask time, be filled with a population from sor. at this moment?” «
waiting for his money.— Der Hrentbole.
the teeming millions of Central and
onld like to state right here, if it ing after me?"
"Yon has noright ter talk dater way.
—"The lire in Colonel Doggerty'»
tstretehin’ the question of privilege
De Constitushun ’spreasly says dat de
etle too fur. that I've got a mighty “There's Brown, the gas collector, in >arge sprinkling from enterprising citi law must be administered widout re wagon factory recently,” sa,s a Coirs
two-year-old heifer for sale. She quired only this morning if you ever zens of our own United States.—Bos gard to pussons. and you has been re redo paper, “was largely attended.
Among the prominent society people
ie favorite daughter of a cow whose expected to come back; and Tom Saw ton Budget.
gardin' my pusaon eber sence yon come
I inter dis court room. You hain't tuck who were present we noted Judge and
rality is celebrated all over the yer, the tailor, wanted to know where
Mrs. -Witherspoon, Senator and Mrs.
thberhood and whose breath has not a letter would reach rou: and ‘Billy,’
yer eye often me a single miuit.”— Poindexter and daughter. Governoi
—A young woman presented hcrselt Texas Siftings.
begun to smell of tic pennyrile hill- over at the Hole-in-thc-Wall, said he
Standish and Miss Van der Horck. Mrs.
• This maiden has a gentle dispo- was anxious to see you, and—wha't, at a restaurant and asked for the posi
Senate? Poindexter administered a
•n. and has not yet tearped to going? Well, so long, old boy. 1 tion of cook. “What can you do?”
—••V, mamma!" exMnimert little neat and severe rebuke to one of th<
re her ribs by the lashing of a tail »’pose you're anxious to see the wife asked the proprietor. “I can make
firemen early in the proceedings. Step
• p’t a two-pound y alley clay sling- and babies."— N. F. Sun.___
seventy sandwiches with only a quar Edith, running into the bouse nearly
out of breath, “there’s goiqg to he a- ping up to a host-man she tonchcd his
ter of a pound dW»utter.”— Judge.
1 on the end of it. She has an
marriage deception over to Mrs. Upp- shoulder aud said sharply. ‘Play it
_ It Is certain that either wise bear
ve but modest and unassuming ap-
—It is a sweet, revengeful thought um’s this evening.” "Marriage decep lower down, yon red-headed chump-
te, and while she may not be wuth ing or ignorant carnage is caught as
get It down wh^re the fire is! You fel
»uch as the yaller oalf that Aaron men take diseases, one of another; that when waiters sit down to eat they tion! H’m! what ridiculous blunders lers ain't expected to put ont the Nortl
'■P in the wilderness, yet she is
Star!”’— Chicago Tribune.
other waiters.— Washington Critic.
h feth- dollars of any man’s money.” com pany. — Shales pears. _ _
e real-estate seaaou must bo about
said a friend to a real-avtate
in a Dakota town whloh has en-
an unprecedented boom.
thing* will l»s rather quiet
ill next spring."
d you make much out of -the
l ves. we did pretty well; though
re'to considerable expense and
me heavy looses. ”
hat expenses do you refer to—
■law to MaM* aa Artl«l« aa aha Fans B*aal
to th« Bmt CrWMU Froaao«,