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About The Telephone=register. (McMinnville, Or.) 1889-1953 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 16, 1886)
M c M innville , T uesday , N ov . 16, 1886,
TO NEW SUBSCRIBERS.
As a special inducement to new sub
scribers, we make the following offer:
Every person sending us $2 cash will be
given the W est S ide T ki . ki ’ iio . ne for the
balance of the present year free.
is equivalent to 14 months for $2. We
are ambitious to make our subscription
list greater than all other papers of
Yamhill county combined. It is rapid
ly approaching the point.
AN AGE OF INVENTIONS
James Gordon Bennett is soon to re
turn from Europe to assume editorial
I’addy Ryan was "knocked silly” bv management of the lieraid. During his
John L. Sullivan, in San Francisco Sat absence abroad the World lias made
some revolutions which have been dis
The La Camas paper mills will be re astrous to the Herald.
built as soon as the insurance companies
adjust tlie loss.
A heavy snow storm is prevailing
throughout Ohio, which interferes with LN that the undersigned has been duly
county court of
telegraphic communication east.
Yamhill County, Oregon, administrator of
The statement of the Canadian Pacific
and all persons having claims against suit
company’s earnings for the month of estate are hereby notified to present the
same to the undersigned at his place of
October, 188«, were $1,046,000.
business, North Yamhill, with the proper
Mrs. Cleveland proposes to give a se vouchers, within six months from the date
ries of four dancing parties the coming hereof. Dated November
Administrator of the Estate of James
season, to which only her personal
triends will be invited.
John W. Mackay, at a meeting of the
Thia is an age of wonderful inventions.
of the Pacific Postal Tele
Something new under the aun for the
convenience or pleasure of mankind is graph company in New York on Satur
being constantly discovered and work day, was elected president.
George took 44,000 votes from the
ed out by busy brains, until it Berms i
•s if there were no limit to what may be democrats and 24,000 from the republi
accomplished. Few people realise what cans in New York. From this fact Hie
has been done within the last 25 years, republicans draw great consolation.
and what a wide difference there is be
Fred Winkleman, the boy murderer,
tween the then and now. Novel things died Thursday at the Oregon insane asy
have come along one after the other, lum. He had been senteuced to the
forming a string of jewels, a realization penitentiary for life, and it proved to be
of the value following each the other, so a short term.
that the world is not overwhelmed with
In some of the Mormon precincts in
wonder as it would be if the whole had
Idaho on election day the polls were
been produced at once. It seems some
draped in mourning and an air of fune
times as if nothing remained to be dis
real gloom prevailed; all because the
covered, save perpetual motion and the
laws prohibit the law breakers from vot
working principle of aerial navigation,
and yet it is certain that nature is teem
Mrs. R. Bobier and E. A. Clark were
ing with secreets, locked away, to be
rendered up to those who have the will arrested near Baker City last week and
brought to Portland to be examined on
and wisdom to find the key.
charge of tampering with the letters
Our own little city is not behind in
genius. Busy brains are at work all that pass through the postoffice at Bo
around us. Within the last few months bier.
The chairman of the republican con
at least three applications for patents
have been forwarded from McMinnville gressional committtee now estimates
on useful and labor-saving inventions, that tlie republicans will have 152 mem
and some one, whether the inventors or bers in the next house and the demo-
not, will reap a rich reward from each crat^ 172. This gives the democrats
and every one of them.
(Singular as it may appear, the majori
At a meeting of the Chicago strikers
ty of persons who invent new things are Sunday night it was resolved to obey
not the ones who profit by them, or even Powderly’s order and resume work at
win any glory. They usually know lit the yards Monday morning. Thus the
tle about business, and have no money great strike is finished after two weeks
to bring their inventions before the pub of conflict. The strikers are greatly de
lic. In these days nothing can win at jected at their defeat.
tention unless largely advertised, and
The surveyors who have been engag
that requires a large outlay to be added
ed in making preliminary railroad sur
to the cost of the production.
veys in Idaho and Eastern Oregon, ac
therefore, pass into the hands of others
knowledge that tho surveys are being
to be introduced into the market, and in
made in the interest of the Chicago &
the end, the originator usually derives
¡Northwestern, which is seeking an out
little benefit from the work of his brains.
let on the Pacific coast through Oregon.
The truth is however, that compara
F. A. Clondman, a Newburyport skip
tively few largo fortunes are made in
thia way considering the number of new per, is going to made a tour of the globe
Inventions of which we hear. It is true from east to west in a thirty-foot yaw).
that each inventor imagines one in sight, He is preparing a boat for the voyage
because he has produced something and will start in about ten days for Pan
which lie thinks the world needs. Of ama. He expects tho trip to occupy
ten it is a trifle that brings an outpour two years and possibly three. It is to
of riches, as, for instance, in the ease of bo made in the interest of an eastern
the man who threw a ball on a rubber magazine.
String, in order to catch it in his band
It is said that M. Bartholdi is greatly
On its return. Patented, it became pop incensed over the refusal of the Light
ular and made him a millionaire. The house board to bear the expense of illu
owner of the bell punch lias coined minating the statue of Liberty Enlight
money by the sale of this little contriv ening the World. He is contemplating
Ho lias never sold one of them, asking the French residents to establish
but is paid so much for their use wher a fund for the maintenance of the light
ever employed. In many of the large until congress consents to make an ap
cities east, and in those of Europe, hie propriation.
rental in a single day amounts to $500.
It is said that the light from an elec-
The discoverer of the cheap way of
making aluminum, which metal can trict light tower in Davenport, Illinois,
then be used to such an immense advan falls full upon a flower garden about one
tage in place of iron, of which so much hundred feet away, and during the last
was said in the eastern papers a few summer the owner has observed that
months ago will, doubtless, make a for lilies, which have usually bloomed only
tune, but the lion’s share will not go in in the day, have opened in the night,
to his pocket. Perhaps it. is a goixl and that morning glories have unclosed
thing, however, to have the profits of their blossoms as soon as the electric
any invention distributed, not, however, light fell on them.
as in many cases, to the entire exclusion
The Willamette river at Albany stands
of the inventor.
but nino inches above extreme low water
With so many active brains at work, mark, and at Salem it is about the same,
and with the new interest awakened in while at Portland, the other day, it was
tool using in the hands of the young in eight lower than ever known before. In
manual training schools now being es the history of the state, since the mem
tablished in many of the cities, an era of ory of the present generation of man
inventions is promised which will exceed runneth not to the contrary,the river has
all that has gone before. Weaieed be not been so low at this season of the
astonished at nothing, for however won year. Steamboat men are kicking fu
derful a thing may be accomplished, riously.
something far more wonderful will fol
Governor Moody has issued a procla
mation, offering a reward of $500 each,
The New York Tribune, Sun Francisco subject to the approval of the legislature
Chronicle, Alta California and a large for the conviction of the murderers, not
number of other papers term the hang yet apprehended, of D. I. Corker, in
ing of Sproulo by the Canadian author Yamhill county, Roderick Grant, of
ities at Victoria on the 29th of last month, Wasco county, and Thomas Kenealy,
a “judicial muider.” And wo believe murdered in Portland. In the light of
they are right in their condemnations of recent events in Oregon, this is a very
aucli unjust action. To say nothing of appropriate thing to do, and will meet
the hanging of Sproulo, whose last with the approbation of the majority of
words on earth were a protest of inno the justice loving people of the state.
cence, the United States has a right to
The wildest scene that has occured in
expect belter treatment, and to enforce San Francisco since 185« was occa
euch consideration if need be. This sioned by the brutal murder of little Ma
matter was in the hands of the state de mie Kelly bv a man named Goldenson.
partments of our government and En Friday night meetings were held and ad
gland at the time Canada took the au dressed by different citizens and a crowd
thority into her own hands and instruct estimated at 20,000 marched down to the
ed the local otficers at Victoria to pro ail with the intention of taking the pris
ceed with tho murder of a man whose oner out and hanging him. At the jail
circumstances at the time and late de the police charged the crowd with
velopments proclaim as innocent.—Hills their clubs and beat and hammered
them till they dispersed.
The people of Salem are getting inte
rested in what kind of water they drink.
For eeveral years slough water was good
enogh. Now that there is no question
but what the water furnished by the wa
ler company is direct from the channel
of the river, they do not like sewerage
from up river towns.
There are now about 815.000 freight
fare m usf in the United (Hates
1 am now prepared to otter the Largest, Fin.
est, and best Seleeted stock of
NOTES AND NEWS.
WEST SIDE TELEPHONE, i
Special attention given to repairing Guns,
Putois, Sewing Machines, Saw Filing, Etc.
1 have in iny shop as fine a power cross
feed lathe as can be found ;n the state and
am fully prepared to
Rapair Briknn Machinery
of all kinds—Farm Machinery, Traction
One Door went of Baxter Jt Martin’.
The Celebrated Light Running
HOLIDAY GOODS 111
Guns, Pistols, Ammunition,
Cutlery, Fine Fishing Tackle,
Ever exhibited in this county,
nary Bargains in
Whisk Brooms and
I respectfully solicit an early inspection
of these goods, and I guarantee my prices
to be as low as it is possible to make them.
WHEELER & WILSON, NEW No. <S,
iío i M fetat,
And attachments and fixtures for all kinds
of machines to be had, and repairing done
on all machines at reasonale rates, and all
work warranted at the Wheeler & Wilson
agency, Third street McMinnville, Oregon.
Also machines to rent.
Has been thoroughly renovated and is now
KNIGHT A HIATT.
ready to receive grain.
Storage and Cleaning, 3 cents. Calcutta
sacks constantly on hand and sold ut th.
GEO. W. BURT,
Highest Market Price Paid for Wheat.
Farmers are respectfully invited to call
and see us,
WM. GALLOWAY Prop.
McMinnville Pioneer Boot and Shoe Store.
—Have just received—
[Corner Third and C Streets]
A Large Assortment
OVER YAMHILL COUNTY BANK,
Is Now Open.
Boots and Shoes
Attention is respectfully invited to this
Suitable for Fall and Winter wear
Made of the BEST MATERIAL ‘
and by WHITE LABOR.
Its facilities for tnorough practical in
struction ; actual business department a
specialty where currency, bank checks,
Boots made to order and neatly repaired at short notice.
drafts, etc., are used.
site the Grange Store.
Class or private instruction day or even-
—Executed at the—
Warranted a* lCeprrAented.
Sign of the Big Boot, oppo
P. F. BROWNS
Crayon and Portrait work a Specialty,
College Journal sent free on application.
G. K. HIGGINS, Priii.
P. O. Box 101.
Third Street, Lafayette, Or.
Permanently Located in Portlrnd, Or.
This Space is For
We keep one of the largest and
best selected stocks of Merchandise
in Yamhill County, and are selling
our goods at bedrock prices.
spring stock in Ladies’ Dress Good*
has arrived and consists in part of
The Most Successful Physician
and Surgeon in the West,
---- Will be in----
M c M innville O ctober it, issa.
Cambrics, Manchester Sateens
and a large assortment of
FOUNDER OF THE AMERICAN SUR
I AM SELLING
10 to 25 per Cent. Cheaper Than
LAWNS, In Elegant Colors and Styles..
The Cheapest Goods
in the World.
Brocaded Lace Buntings
In different quality, colors and patterns
all of which you will find on calling at our
store and examining the same will prove
satisfactory both as to price and quality
<'all and see us. We will tuke pleasure in
showing our goods, and then if you do not
want to buy no harm will be done.
GICAL INSTITUTE OF INDIA
PATIENTS WILL RECEIVE EVERY
Necessary and Prompt Attention until a
Cure is Completed, No incurable case will
be received foi treatment. Twenty years'
experience in the treatment of Chronic
Diseases and Deformities. New, Improved
and Scientific Methods. Cures made in a
remarkably short time, and a positive guar
Come and See for Yourself.
HOLL, Baa, Catarrh, tai mi tag
Thanksgiving Ball ! !
---- To be given at----
Garrison’s Opera House
The McMinnville Fire Department,
Dyspepsia, Liver and Kidney diseases,
Rheumatism, Tumor, Scrofula, and
all skin affections positively
REWARD for an incurable
case of Hemorrhoids or
Piles! No pain or detention
from business! Fistula, Ul
cers and all rectal troubles a specialty.
We have devoted our attention extensive
ly to the treatment of all the different ail
ments peculiar to the weaker sex. Afflicted
ladies are invited to call at our office and
Music will be furnished by the “Coach investigate our facilities for the speedy and
Whip" String Blind.
permanent correction of their troubles.
No pains will be spared to make this the Suffer no longer. Conic at once and receive
immediate relief, and id a short time a rad
most enjoyable ball of the season.
Thursday Evening. Nov. 25,1SS6.
Jones & Co.,
---- Under the auspicies of----
THE LOWEST BATES
MeMinnville Jewelry Store.
The Direct Route I No Delays I
Fast Trains I
Groceries and Provisions.
Prices to Suit the Times.
Nervous Debility, Impotency, Urinary
and all Private Diseases speedily corrected.
Call and see us. No difference what your
ailments are. Thorough satisfaction guar
M c M innville , O regon .
anteed. Terms reasonable. All letters of
licked organization or would probably
have been successful. Goldenson was Always on hand tl e best quality of Beef. inquiry should be addressed to
arraigned Saturday before the police Mutton, Pork, and
court anil given until next Thursday to
Dr- A. P. TURNER.
plead. No further trouble has occured.
Whenever a small croud gathers about
the jail, they are dispersed by the po Highest prices paid for all kinds of fat
lice. A large number of officers have
l>een held in readiness to respond to an
GIVE ME A CALL.
alarm ever since Friday nigbt'a demon
' F. 8. KELLER.
All kinds of Meat.
And see that your ticket reads via
White and Red Lead,
ST. PAUL OR MINNEAPOLIS,
Linseed and Lubricating Oils,
To avoid ehan res and serious delays occa
sioned by other routes.
Varnishes of all Description,
Kalsomine, Spanish Whiting
Through Emigrant Sleeping Car*
are Run on Regular Express
Trains Full Length of the
P. & B. and Princess Metalic
Line. Berths Free.
Roof Paint, Venitian Red,
Spanish Brown, Yellow Ochre,
Office of the Company,
Prices as Low as the Lowest.
JONES & Co.
No. 2 Washington St., Portland, Or.
A. D. CHARLTON,
General Western Passenger Agent.
J. J. COLLARD,
EYE AND EAR.
Be careful and do not make a mistake.
Nestucca Saw Mills,
But be sure to take the
McMinnville Sash and door Factory. N orthern P acific R ailroad
We are endorsed by many eminet Ocu
lists and Physicians in the treatment of the
EYE. No severe medicines used. Surgical
operations ]>erfornied on the eye without
pain or the use of chloroform, by the appli
cation of the new and wonderful aneu-stliet-
ic. hydrochlorate of eocoaine, which has
revolutionized opthalmic surgery. Dr. Tur
ner will straighten cross eyes in one minute
without pain or after inconvenience.
TO CHICAGO AND ALL POINTS
East. Tickets sold to all prominent points
throughout the East and Southeast.
II I City ta and M Store.
Third Street, between E and F.
All Kinds of
Trucking and Delivering
Henderson Bros. Props.
Done to order. Constantly on hand. Mill
reed. Flour, Wheat and Oats. Also, all
1irst-dass accommodations for Commer
kinds of Wood, Shingles, Posts, Shakes cial
men and general travel.
Etc. All orders left with us for Stowe A
Brower s lumber yard promptly attended Transient stock well cared for.
Everything new and in First-Class Order
Delivery Wagon Always Ready.
Orders left with Rogers A Todd, at City
Patronage respectfully solicited.
Drug Store, promptly filled.
I would most respectfully announce that
Ln“ u 'u””1 "T- I?"' *ewl,v l l“>iring
Mill in Happy X alley, have thoroughly
overhauled and repaired it. and am now
realty to do grinding for toll or cash.
( ome and see me.
J- A. VERSTEEG.
Mrs. II. 1'. STURT,
The Leader in Millinery.
HAIR WEAVING ANO STAMPING.
Opposite Grange Store, McMinnville. 42tf
J. H. HENDERSON
(Successor to L Root)
Carries a full and complete stock of
Groceries. Crockery, Glassware,
Wooden and Willowware,
Goods delivered promptly to any part
of the city.
Goods Exchanged for Produce.