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About The Telephone=register. (McMinnville, Or.) 1889-1953 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 7, 1886)
WEST SIDE TELEPHONE,
TO NEW SUBSCRIBERS.
As a special inducement to new sub
scribers, we make the following offer:
Every person sending ns $2 cash will be
given the W est S ide T ei . ei ’U one for the
balance of the present year free.
is equivalent to 11 months for $2. We
are ambitious to make our subscription
list greater than all other pa|<ers of
Yamhill county combined. It is rapid
ly approaching the point.
The Salem bridge is done. The peo
ple of that thriving city can now turn
their attention to paying the $50,000
which it cost.
Fish Commissioner Wallace Bal lwin
ears it will cost in the neighborhood of
$2,500 to put the fish ladder at Oregon
City in shape. For heaven’s sake let’s
have it finished, and put a stop to the
The Salvation Army has not been
very successful in reforming Portland.
In fact, It would seem that the rank and
file of that regiment were only additions
to the already overcrowded ranks of
deadbeats and toughs. They are a bad
The suit between the stockholders of
the Oswego Iron Works lias been decid
ed in favor of the right of the old board of
directors to manage the affairs of the
company. We hope that the works will
soon be opened and the development of
Oregon’s iron interests resumed.
NOTICE TO DEBTORS.
NOTES AND NEWS.
The Golden chariot French doctors
bilked Portland to the tune of $28,000.
A judgment has been given the Sol
diers' National home against Old Spoon
Butler for $16,537.
The Western Union Telegraph com
pany is engaged in stretching another
wire from Seattle to Portland. The
business is so large that it cannot be
handled by two wires.
Four prisoners in the Multnomah
county jail attempted to escape Friday.
They hud nearly succeeded in cutting
their way out, when they were detected
and locked up in un iron cage for safe
Portland News: The rainfall here dur
ing November was less than ever before
known in the histoiy of Portland. The
precipitation was only one inch. Pre
vious to last month, the lowest fall was
in November, 1871, amounting to 2.47
inches. The highest was in Novraber,
1875, 15.77 inches.
The Portland News promises that in
about thirty days it will furnish the most
complete telegraphic repott ever pub
lished on Pacific Northwest, and says :
“The davs of associated press and the
western union telegraph monopoly are
speedily drawing to a close in this coun
try, thanks to John Mackay and the
postal telegraph. The new year will be
a good time to celebrate tlie event.”
The search for and seizure of contra
band opium has become an object of
considerable activity on this coast. Re
cently in San Francisco a steamer was
fitted up and sent out to meet an incom
ing steamer aud search it for tins contra
band article that has been so successful
ly eluding revenue duties. The opium
fiends will probably hereafter have to
pay their regular revenue tax. A few
seizures and confiscations will cause
them to respect the law a little more
than they have heretofore.
All persons knowing themselves indebted
to Us will confer a iavor on us by culling
and settling immediately, as all accounts
are now due.
MORSE 4 MATTS.
Dayton, Nov. 20, 1886,
I would most respectfully announce that
I have leased the Chris Newby Flouring
Mill in Happy Valley, have thoroughly
overhauled and repaired it, and am now
ready to do grinding for toll or cash.
Come and see me.
J. A. VERSTKKG.
ADMINISTRATOR S NOTICE.
-L-N that the undersigned has been duly
appointed by the honorable county court of
Yamhill County, Oregon, administrator of
the estate of James Fuuchiles, deceased,
and all pursues having claims against said
estate are herebv notified to present the
Rame to ¡he undersigned at his place of
business, North Yamhill, with the proper
vouchers, within sfx months from the date
hereof. Dated November 12. 1886.
Administrator of the Estate of James
C. H. FLEMING, Prop.
Shaving, Hair Cutting and- - - -
Ladies’ and Children’s Work
« 1 «
The Leader in Millinery.
HAIR WEAVING AND STAMPING.
Hot and Cold Baths, 25 Cts.
—Have Just Added—
Will be here.
In the City. Try Them.
Third Street, between E and F.
Henderson Bros. Props.
L .Christmas Cards & Novelties.
Storage and Cleaning, 3 cents. Calcutta
sacks constantly on hand and sold at the
low est rates.
Highest Market Price Paid for Wheat.
The exc’tement in Great Britain over
WM. GALLOWAY Prop.
the Irish Homo Rule question ha as re-
cently grown more intepse than for
some months past. It is said that tho
present ministry, backed by the Queen
a e determined to destroy the land league
[Cerner Third and C Streets]
N ogales , Dec. 5.—Six Mexican edi
an I suppress absolutely the agitation
OVER YAMIHLL COUNTY BANK,
tors have been arrested and imprisoned
ol the Irish question.
by the Govenor of Sonora, for publish
is Now Open.
President Cleveland has announced ing articles hostile to this government.
respectfully invited to this
Ills intention of taking hold of the tariff
S acramento , Dec. 5.—The secretary
question and telling liis party that it of state finished the count of the official
Ladies, please call and see my
must take some advanced positions on vote last night except Sacramento coun
Its facilities for tnorough practical in
the subject. This probably means that ty. The returns including the vote as
struction ; actual business department a
where currency, bank checks,
lie will try to get upon the republican counted by supervisors, gives Bartlett
drafts, etc., are used.
platform, as lie has to much sense to 85,004, Swift 84,439. Bartlett’s plurali-
(Tass or private instruction day or even
Will have an early Fall Stock.
lake any advanced steps toward free ty 565.
and Portrait work a Specialty.
tiade after the lessons of the late elec
P hiladelphia , Dec. 4.—The Ameri
College Journal sent free on application.
G. R. HIGGINS, Prin.
can ship R. D. Rice left port this morn
P. O. Box 101.
ing in tow of tugs for the Delaware
The Portland Evening Telegram says
M c M innville , O regon .
breakwater, bound for Hiogo, Japan.
of the case W. W. Saunders, under sen
She had on board 800,000 gallons of re Always on hand tl e best quality of Beef,
tence of death for the murder of Chas.
fined petroleum in 80,000 jases.
She Mutton, I’ork, and
Campbell which will come before the su
has a draught of twenty-seven feet, and
preme court on tho 9th of December:
is one of the most deeply laden vessels
“The man, through a multitude of
that ever left this port. It is expected
lawyers, is making a desperate fight for
that it will take three days to get her to Highest prices paid for all kinds of fat
his life, and the public is looking on cu oe», a number of anchorages being nec stoek.
rious’if not nnvio«»”, to Know liie opinion’
GIVE ME A CALL.
essary in order to get over shoals at ex
of tho highest tribunal of the state as to
This Space is For
whether tho deed of Saunders does or
R ichmond , V a ., Dec. 5.—Richmond is
not constitute the crime of murder.”
building a city hall of granite,which will
Ths Salem Statesman devotes nearly cost probably $1,000,01)0. Skilled me
a column of its editorial space to some chanics of the colored race have so far
sensible remarks upon the value of ad been unable to get work on the building
J. H. HENDERSON
vertising, and concludes by saying: and on a formal application for it before
“Not the business community alone, the building committee of the city coun
(Successor to L Root)
but the general public as well, forma its cil the committee decided adversely to
Carries a full and complete stock of
opinion of the standing and prospects of colored mechanics, thus drawing the col
a firm, by its methods of advertising. or line, which at election times the Groceries, Crockery, Glassware,
Nothing is more natural than for a bourbons so deeply deplore. The color
Wooden and Willowware,
stranger, coming for the first time into ed here represent two-fifths of the popu
the city, to look over the advertising col lation, and many of them are skilled at
umns of the leading newspaper. If lie
sees an attractive and well a, ranged ad vote the present council would have
Goods delivered promptly to any part
of the city."
vertisement occupying a good space, lie failed of election.
Goods Exchanged for Produce. 35tf
L incoln , III., Dec. 5.—A Deputy Uni
concludes that the firm to which it Ire-
longs is one of the leading ones of the ted StateB Marshal was here to-day sub
city and that it is a safe one with which poenaing witnesses to appear at Spring
to have dealings. Such first impressions field against V. N. Hinkle, Postmaster
are usually lasting, and they aro seldom at Burtonview, this (Logan) county,
who is charged with violating the postal
laws in regard to the sale of stamps.
All Kinds of
It in clear that there will be a conten Hinkle, who is also telephone agent in
tion in tho Democratic ranks in the
Trucking and Delivering
House at once on the tariff. The Ad here sent a part of liis remittance in Done to order. Constantly on hand, Mill
Feed, Flour, Wheat and Oats. Also, all
ministration will recommend the Hew stamps, and the agent tried to sell them kinds
of Wood, Shingles, Posts, Shakes,
itt bill, both in tho President’s message to the postoflice here. When the Lin Etc. All orders left with us for Stowe A
and in Secretary Manning’s report. To coln postmaster learned where they Brower s lumber yard promptly attended
this bill Morrison is undoubtedly op- came from he at once reported Hinkle.
Delivery Wagon Always Ready.
possed, utilJws he can add to it his neu The case will prove of great interest to Orders left with Rogers A Todd, at City-
tralizing amendment. Helms already, all country postmasters who are in the Drug Store, promptly tilled.
since the election, announced his oppo habit of paying small bills with stamps,
The Direct Route I No Delays I
Hition to the Hewitt bill. Morrison thus increasing the revenue of their
Fast Trains I
charges that the bill will increase the tar office.
iff on Borno articles. The attempt on
OREGON’S EXACT BOUNDARIES.
THE LOWEST RATES
the part of the Government to pass this
TO CHICAGO AND ALL POINTS
bill without tho Morrison attachment
Perhaps hut very few peoplo know the
will precipitate the first Democratic fight exact boundaries of Oregon. They are
East. Tickets sold to all prominent points
of the session. It will be interesting to annexed as found in the state constitu
throughout the East and Southeast.
spectators, for the reason that it will be tion. Beginning one marine league nt
the last appearance of Colonel Morrison sea, due west from the point where the
TO EAST-BOUND PASSENGERS I
and Mr. Hewitt in the political arena forty-second parallell of north latitude
Be careful and do not make a mistake.
for at least two years. Both are heavily intersects the same; thence northerly at
But be sure to take the
coated with war paint. Morrison de the Mme distance form the line of the
clares Hewitt was largely instrumental coast lying west and opposite the state,
N orthern P acific R ailroad
in defeating him. Hewitt avers that including all islands within the jurisdic
And see that your ticket reads via
Morrison’s bull-headed obstinacy on the tion of the United States, to a point due
ST. PAUL OR MINNEAPOLIS,
tariff may defeat the I>emocratic partv west and opposite the middle of the
in 1888. In this fight the administration north ship channel of the Columbia
avoid chanrcs anil serious delays occa
—I Have Just Received—
sioned by other routes.
will support Hewitt for two reasons. river; thence easterly, to and up the
First, the treasury department would middle channel said river, and when it
be blind, indeed, if it had not discover is divided by islands, up the middle of
Through Emigrant Sleeping Cars
—A Fine Line of—
ed Morrison’s incapacity to deal with the the widest channel thereof, to a point
are Run on Regular Express
tariff long ago. Secondly, the so called near Fort Walla Walla where the forty
Trains Full Length of the
Hewitt administrative bill was almost sixth parallell of north latitude crosses
Line. Berths Free.
wholly prepared by the treasury de said river; thence east on said parallell
partment exports, and it is, in fact, the to the middle of the main channel of the Which will be sold at Lowest Living Prices.
department bill. Hewitt’s refusal to Shoshone or Snake river; thence up the
Have also added a complete line of
resign until January is the result of his middle of the main channel of said river
General Office of tlie Company,
determination Io try and pass the bill. to tho mouth of the Owyhee river;
No. 2 Washington St.. Portland. Or.
Unless all signs are misleading, Morri thence due south to the parallell of lati
son will oppose Mr. Hewitt, and this tude fo-ty-two degrees north; thence
Give Me a Call.
will also put him in tho attitude of oppo west aiong said parallell to the place of
A. D. CHARLTON,
sing the A'lminiffration.
W. H. BINGHAM.
General Western Passenger Agent.
F. E. RUSS
10 CENT COUNTER 10
All Kinds of Meat.
BISHOP & KAY!
They will consist of
First-class accommodations for Commer
cial men and general travel.
Transient stock well cared for.
Farmers are respectfully invited to call
Opposite (¡range Store, McMinnville, 42tf and see us.
J. J. COLLARD,
The Finest Line of Cigars
OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT Everything new and in First-Class Order
bv order of the County Court of
Ya,nhill County Oregon, (’. H. Cook and
Patronage respectfully solicited.
A. J. Apperson, have been duly appointed
joint executors of the last will and testa
ment of Lydia J. Cook deceased. Therefore,
all persons haVing claims against said es
tate are herebv notified and required topre
sent them with proper vouchers to said ex
ecutors at McMinnville, Oregon, within six
months from this November 26. 1886.
C. II. COOK.
A. J. APl’EltSON.
Has been thoroughly renovated and is now
Joint Executors aforesaid.
F enton < fc F enton , Atty’s for estate. 4StlO ready to receive grant.
In a short time our
SCRAP BOOKS, POEMS,
AUTOGRAPH & PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS
In plush and leather
In leather and plush. Handsome.
Iii addition to this every person pur
chasing one dollar’s worth of Hol.
iday Goods will have a chance
to get an elegant edition of
Webster’s Unabridged Dic
tionary free. Come and
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The Great Transcontinental Route.
I am now prepared to offer the Largest, Fin-1
est, and best Selected stock of
Groceries and Provisions.
Prices to Suit the Times.
Direct From Chicago
Ever exhibited in this county. Extraordi
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.
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