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About The Telephone=register. (McMinnville, Or.) 1889-1953 | View Entire Issue (March 15, 1887)
MINNVILLE, OREGON, MARCH 15, 1887
WEST SIDE "TELEPHONE.
ALONG THE COAST.
people want to know where that goose ! AGRICULTURAL NOTES,
had been feeding.
'"«voted Principally to Washington Territory
The committee appointed by the A Column Devoted to the Intereete of Farmers
¡¡VERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY
M. E. conference of Washington Ter
ritory, has selected a place for the lo
Hens must be kept warm and shel
Farmington. W. T., is to have a cation of the university, about midway
fiarrisous Building, McMinnville, Oregon, driving
tered from the inclemencies of the
between Seattle and Tacoma.
— BY —
Five persons escaped from ths Spo
Citizens of Palouse county, W. T., weather if expected to lay in winter
Talninge Ac- Turner, kane
California the past year furnished
are organizing a $20,000 joint stock
Publishers and Proprietors.
The great bore in the Cascades company to engage extensively in the one-eighth the entire fruit product of
manufacture of sash, doors and such the United States, and one-ninth in
measures about 3,650 feet.
material as they may deem ex 1885.
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There are on the Pacific coast and pedient.
Roots are excellent for sheep in
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The Northern Pacific Company will winter and are especially important
Tlie territorial institute will be held be compelled to snow shed from thirty with heavy grain feeding to keep the
Entered la tho Postofflee at McMinnville. Or.,
us second-class matter.
at Walla Walla on the 9th of June.
ot forty miles of its road in the Cas digestive organs in full vigor.
The imports of raw wool into the
1 he population of California has cade mountains, and that the com
H. V. V. JOHNSON, M. D. increased about 40,000 during the past pany will begin the work next sum United States for 1886 were 118,000,-
000 pounds, and for 1885 only 90,000,-
Northwest corner of Second and B streets,
Dan Desmond and Dan Sullivan, 000 pounds, showing an increase of
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wounded by a blast in a mine near miners, were instantly killed in the about 28,000,000 pounds.
Paradise Valley mine at Queen City,
May be found at* his office when not absent on pro- Wallace, Idaho.
All giant or tall-growing celeries
Nev., by an exposion of a blast. It
1 lie O. R. X. Co. will begin work was the first fatal accident in the should be avoided ; as a rule they are
on its Prescott branch as soon as tlie mine.
always more hollow, give twice the
LITTLEFIELD & CALBREATH,
William P. Johnson, from Ken labor to work, and are inferior in ila-
Physicians and Surgeons, The new insane asylum at Steila tucky, aged 30 years, was intoxicated vor to the dwarf growing sorts.
coom, W. T„ will be ready for occu- and while leaning over a picket fence,
A stockraiser found that by chang
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at Monticello, Cal., slipped and was ing from soft to hard water many
Office over Braly’s Bunk.
Full-grown figs of this season’s strangled to death between the bone diseases were avoided and cures
effected of those suffering from horn
growth may be seen on a tree in San pickets.
Luis Obispo, Cal.
Joseph Nelson, aged 21 years, died brittleness owing to the mineral mat
S. A. YOUNG, M. D.
A ring is on exhibition in Los An in Salt Lake city. He was herding ter existing in the hard water.
which is said to have belonged sheep near Grantsville, Utah, and as
In reply to a question as to the ex
Physician and Surgeon,
to Martin Luther.
he was handling a pistol it was acci pediency of keeping bees over win
M o MINN VILLE
The steamer Idaho from Alaska dentally discharged, the ball passing ter in the center of a strawstack,
Office and residence oh D street. All calls promptly brought down $60,000 in bullion from through his right lung.
James Heddon, of Eureka, writes that
logwered day or night.
the Treadwell mines.
Ship owners at San Francisco have that they would be well protected if
It is thought that Elko county, raised the rates of seamen’s wages as the straw was stacked to turn water.
DR- G. F- tucker ,
No grain should be fed alone to
Nev., will in a year pay out $20,000 in follows: To bar harbors, $35 per
month; to outside ports, $40; to cattle that are being fattened. A
rabbit scalp bounties.
Hawaiian Islands, $30. This is an great error of many feeders is giving
In Washington Territory there are advance of $5 all around.
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hay and grain separately; both the
985 members of the A. O. U. W.; in
Office-Two doors east of Bingham's furniture
A Bodega (Cal.) cow performed a grain and hay lose a large percentage
British Columbia, 490.
laughing gas administered for painless extraction.
feat in her fright. She ran in of their food value by separating
A mob drove the Chinamen out of great
the front door of a house, up stairs, them.
Vancouver. B. C., destroying their through a hallway into a bedroom,
An authority in celery growing,
tents and wash houses.
W. V. KETICE,
thence out on the back roof, where does not believe, with some growers,
An amendment to the constitution she stumbled off- and broke her neck. that celery blight is caused by an in
disfranchising polygamists in Nevada,
John Logan, a teameter, was run sect, but that the insect which appears
has passed tlie legislature.
over and killed at Mission wharf, San on leaves beginning to decay are in-
Louis Verhorgan fatally stabbed Francisco, while attempting to climb vited by the decay, and are not the
Up Stairs in Adams’ Building,
Lily Forest at Sacramento, Cal., after on a moving wagon. He missed his occasion of it.
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obeoon having had a quarrel and fled.
footing and fell in front of the forward
A correspondent stales that he has
A “street car advertising agency” wheel which passed over his ekull, had best results keeping grapes when
has been incorporated in Los Angeles, crushing him to death.
each bunch was wrapped in a piece of
CUSTER POST BAND, with an alleged capital of $100,000.
It is stated that E. J. Baldwin and paper, packed in boxeB holding one
There are over fifty applicants for others are preparing to start a 60-acre bushel, and the boxes kept in a place
The Best in the State.
the position of President of the Ne flower farm on the Santa Anita ranch where the temperature did not fall be
la prepared to furnish miuio for all occasions at reason
vada State University. The salary is near Los Angeles. Suitable buildings low 35 degrees above zero.
able rates. Address
and distilling apparatus are to be
White corn is better for feeding
N. J. ROWLAM), The city trustees of Carson, Nev., erected for the manufacture of per pigs
than yellow flint. The grain is
Business Manager, McMinnville.
have been asked for permission to fumes from roses and other flowers.
light, containing less fat-forming ma
graze a band of sheep in the streets of
Samuel B. McKee, ex-Justice of the terial, consequently it is not so heat
Supreme Court of the State, died at ing. It makes a healthy growth of
Chief Justice Morrison of the Cali his . residence in Oakland, Cal., of a body (bone and muscle together with
fornia supreme court, died in San brief attack of pneumonia.
He re the fat), while the harder, rieher yel
Francisco. The cause of death was a tired from the bench on the first of low flint makes a preponderance of
Corner Third and D streets, McMinnville
stroke of paralysis.
January. He was prominently men fat.
The body of Francis Sheridan, jan tioned for the vacant Chief Justiceship.
Such substances as apples, potatoes
LOGAN BROS. & HENDERSON, itor at the postoffice at San Francisco, Mrs. Stewart, an old lady living at and turnips, being small, round and
was found in the bay. He had been 410 Geary street, was run over at the smooth, should be cut into halves be
missing a month.
corner of Powell and Geary streets, fore feeding to a cow.
An petition sixty-three feet long has San Francisco, by a Geary street car. should never be cut at all when fed to
The Best Rigs in the City. Orders been forwarded from Hailey, I. T., to The unfortunate woman was taken to any animal; a cow,horse or sheep can
Promptly Attended to Day or Night,
Congress asking that the Territory be the receiving hospital, where it was i slice of a beet to perfection, taking at
found necessary to amputate both a bite just as much or little as they
annexed to Nevada.
It is stated that such sums as $20,- legs.
A stock company has been organ
000, $35,000 and $75,000 were recently
A. T. Hatch, of Stiisun valley, owns
offered for mining claims in the Sal ized in New York, with a capital stock the largest orchard in California.
of $150,000, for the purpose of put comprises 767 acres, containing about
mon river country.
ting in smelting and reduction works
A young man at Covelo, Cal., re at Colville, W. T., in the spring. Fifty 80,000 trees. To take care of this
A Strictly Temperance Resort.
cently thrashed a clergyman because thousand dollars have been subscribed immense orchard the labor of 60 men
the church would not receive his and the certainty of the work is as is required during the winter, and 200
Borne good(?) Church members to the contrary not
men are employed during the picking
mother as a member.
A. P. Hodgdon, who had been ac
A tragedy took place at the vine
quitted of a charge of arson, was rid yard of C. Grosjean, near San Rafael,
Nut-bearing trees should be planted
“Orphans’ Home” den out of town on a rail by a party Cal.
George Washburn shot and on all the hill slopes of the Coast
of miners in a Nevada camp.
killed Jean Dandon with a shotgun, range, and instances are cited where
A woman of Santa Cruz, Cal., has and then shot himself. Washburn’s I they have yielded $500 per acre an
sued her husband for divorce, the chief condition is critical. The men were nually. These trees are also less
The only first class, and the only parlor-like shop in th* ground for complaint being that he
laborers on the vineyard. The shoot liable to the pests that are found so
ftity. None but
neglected to say grace at his meals.
ing was the result of a long-standing troublesome and destructive to some
Fir«t < elaflM Workmen Employed
The carpenters of San Bernardino fued.
The east bound passenger train ran
First door south of Yamhill CouDty Bank Building.
Nitrogenous manures cause a rapid
have notified their employers that af
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ter May 1st they will demand ten into a burnt bridge four miles west of growth, but they should never be used
Needles, A. T. The engine was where the highest flavored fruit is de
H. H. WELCH. hours' pay for nine hours’ work a wrecked and the baggage, mail and sired. The choicest wine is made
express car and one pullman were from grapes grown on poor, rocky
The twenty-two months old eliild of
PERSONAL AND IMPERSONAL. Mrs B C. Rowley, who lives near Ta burned. A brakeman was killed and hill-sides, and when it becomes neces
two Indians and a tramp were burned sary to use a fertilizer the next crop is
coma, W. T„ fell backward into a ket
—Ex-President Arthur was a mem- tle of hot water and died shortly to death. Five passengers were in made up and sold under an assumed
of the Thirteen Club of New York,
name, lest the brand be brought into
•nd was the first to die.—A. K Trib after.
A family consisting of a woman and disrepute.
The Arcon, Idaho and Olympian two children perished during the re
The acreage devoted to wheat-grow-
—General Francis A. Walker says at are to be placed on the route between cent storm in the mountains fifty j ing in England and Wales decreased
least seventy-five per eent. of the Townsend and Sitka, Alaska, the com miles east of Fresno, Cal. It is said more than seven per cent, last year,
wealthy people of this country began ing spring. Weekly trips will be the parties were living in a small, and the total yield was diminished by
Mature life poor.
frail cabin. The snowfall was un 2,173,451 bushels. Within the past
James Tuttle, a young man about usually heavy and crushed the build I fifteen years the wheat acreage of
—Laura Bridgman, the wonderful
blind woman, has returned to the In- ’ 16 years of age, employed on the farm ing, covering the unfortunates in the Great Britain has been reduced from
stitute for the Blind at South Boston. of Andrew Chambers, near Olympia, snow, where they perished.
4,000,000 to less than 2,500,000 acres,
| W. T., was thrown from a wagon and
' he is fiftv-seven vears of age-
A train coming into Napa, Cal., ran and the prospect is that the dininution
over and killed a man. The coroner’s will continue.
—A ten-year-old maiden at Rose i killed.
The penitentiary at Walla Walla jury returned a verdict of suicide.
Bank, Md., carried oft’ a prize recently
A fruit grower at Belmont, Cal., says
repeating eight hundred verses from has been completed at a cost of $78r J The engineer testified that the
“« Bible which she had committed to 793 90, but it will require$2.»,<WJ more | man was walking beside the track, and he has found that pasturing sheep in
to finish it for the reception of pris I when the train was a hundred feet bis orchard during the fruit season
away he jumped in front of the engine did much to rid his trees of that
—Ferdinand Ward works a small
pest tlie codlin moth.
printing-press at Sing Sing Prison, lie
It is said that the Southern Pacific J and stood facing the train. He was | dreaded
says that his plan was to shake the
•buns observation and looks nobody in Co is letting contract« for ■’
| an Italian laborer, aged 50.
trees every day. Most of the infected
’“e eye. He is thin and haggard: iriea at Truckee, Cal., which will re
After four years of labor and ex
breast is sunken; his gait that of quire the cutting of 10,090,000 leet of pense, the Huffman-Crocker canal is fell to the ground and were greedily
j eaten by the sheep, which, he says,
•a old man.—A’. Y. Mail.
almost completed. At a cost of over
—Preacher Callahan, of Madison. l "wL J Browning of Merced, Cal., $1.000.000 a canal of an average width do quicker and more effective work
than hogs do.
ten ^,a'us °f cotton by tire. killed and shipped to San F rancieco | of 50 feet on the bottom, and calcu-
J*1’ friends are making up a purse for 'ti l. season 38,000 ducks and geese , : lated to carry’ • stream of water six
A most curious production of the
an ' a Ideal newspaper says that I i'X di Howard Wales killed 750 I feet in depth (or even eight feet if vegetable is on exhibition at Peta
*•4 'serves it because he is “honest, a
It is in the shape of a
necessary), has been constructed luma, Cal.
tm'1-1 ani’ *las n’ne «"married daugh- d A shipment of a hundred tons of through a hilly country a distance of ' large mushroom measuring fourteen
ter». —Chicago Times.
hfty £ Panama by the Pac.fic mail 21 miles to a point five and a half ' inches in circumference. On the top
I ,~^"hen a Mexican girl marries she l,a^
_ -,..i «everal carloads to the miles east of Merced, Cal., where is i or crown of this is another mushroom
I ’iMply becomes part of her husband's
Wand, has been made from located a large reservoir of an average ■ measuring six inches around. The
.For instance, if her name was
depth of 30 feet and covering an area i stem of the latter is directly in the
I ,1,1,1 Nunez, and she marries a Mr.
center of the larger mushroom, where
I d°*i *'**’ *8 ^eri known as Anita Nunez L' a gww w« killed recently in Lake of 800 acres. This is intended to pro it had taken root and grown as though
vide a permanent water supply for
j08*".' ’n O,bor words, Jose's Annie,
imbedded in rich soil.
Merced and vicinity.
•»Jose s house or oilier piece of prop-
Livery Feed and Sals Stables
Why, as a Bule, a Wise Man WU1 Not Kn-
tirely Disregard Them.
THE RELIC CRAZE.----
A Tru* Incident Which Sounds M on
Ahsurdlv Strange Than Fiction.
We may, as a general principle, speak
Pottery reminds me of a phase of the
with very great and deserved scorn of relic craze which presented itself to my
anonymous letters; but, as a rule, a wise atteution the other day. A lady, who
man will not disregard them. I have has passed the summer in Europe, sent
heard a public man declare that he for an artist who has done soma
always threw anonymous letters into the
fire without reading them. I think he admirable and successful decorative
made a mistake, and that it might be work and informed him that she
possible to get some good out of them. wisliod to give him a commission. She
The many- anonymous letters received then had aservant bring in what seemed
by leading statesmen may serve to indi to be about half a bushel of bits of rock,
cate the drift of popular feeling and oement and similar rubbish, with two
opinion. At the present time the police or three pebbles neatly wrapped in
take the liveliest interest in anonymous paper.
“These,” she explained to the
communications, and at no time indeed astonished
artist, ■'are the relics I
have they disregarded them. A good gathered abroad, They are all labeled
many of the letters are obviously written and came from famous places. I
witli the deliberate intention of setting worked so hard for some of them! That
the police on a false scent. But with stone came from Salisbury Cathedral.
out doubt a great deal of valu It was inside an iron fence, and I had
able information may be obtained this to attract the guide’s attention to the
way. The ease is very conceivable tower by asking him the measurements
of some of the ornaments. Then I stood
where a man may be willing enough to on
the foundation of the fence and
do a service to the cause of justice or leaned over—and I give you my word
preservation of life, without putting 1 was lame for weeks from those dr ad -
himself into a dangerous position by ful pickets!—and hit it with my parasol
turning public informer. Many hints till I could reach through and get it
have been given which have resulted in And this----- ”
And so she ran on. while the other
important consequences; arrests have
been made, crimes have been prevented, sat silent in sheer amazement, until she
lives have beet
“Now. I want all these worked into
writers. The letters which Save seemed
beautiful design, something sym
the least noticeable have had the most some
bolical. you know. You do make such
important results. From the time of lovely things; and they can all be set
King James ami the Gunpowder plot, I in cement or something. These peb
there have been some of special use this bles.” site continued, unrolling one of
way. A non vinous letters proceed from I the packages, “.ill come from Abbots
persons who are willing to do a good ford. and these I sliall havo sot into
turn or to do a bad turn, as the case stu ico in the shape of a heart—for
may be. Letters of this sort from peo •The Heart of Midlothian,’ you know —
hang it up in the library.” The
ple willing to do a good turn are in an and
unlucky designer stammered he knew
inconceivable minority ns compared to not what, but something which he said
letters from those willing to do a bad probably endangered his future wel
turn. If a man has got into a vel-y seri fare. since outwardly he lied and in
ous trouble at some time of his life, wardly ho cursed; wh le the lady, pay
and has gone away to begin a new- ing small hoed to him, opened with an
life in'a new place, how often it hap air of the utm >st reverence a small box
pens that the old story is raked up; the and took out something wrapped in
dastardly anonymous letter has. assas tissue.
“This.” she said, “this should be the
sin-like, followed him to his new friends
or his new employers. Harry gets an center, for this is the most precious of
anonymous letter asking him if he ail.” She unrolled the tissue paper
disclosed a fragment of coarse,
knows all about his Harriet’s previous anil
modern, brown pottery, at which she
engagement to young Dunderhead, and gazed with a reverent al air. The artist
if he knows how it came to be broken bent forward and regarded it also, en
oft’. A man of business gets a mysteri deavoring in vain to guess why it was
ous communication asking him if he so choice and rare.
“What is that?” he managed to ask
knows that his most esteemed customer
has made an application for a loan and at length, divided between amusement
been refused. Few persons could have and impatience at her folly.
"That,” she answered, "that is from
known about the engagement or about Shakespeare
the fruitless application, and one of
Ho stared at it and at her. more puz
these persons must have
been zled than ever.
the writer of the missive. It may not
“Shakespeare’s tomb?” he repeated.
have been possible to find out who has
"Yes," she explained with an air of
been the writer of the anonymous let restrained triumph. "Whenl w-as there
ter—often, no doubt., the person least a workman was doing something to the
suspected. The secret is perhaps re wall, and he had a big pitcher of water
vealed at last, and too late, long after with him. Somehow or other it got
the mischief has been done, and perhaps knocked down, and this piece fell ex
beneath the bust of Shakespeare.
when both the mischief-maker and the actly
Quick as thought I put niv foot over it,
dupe are alike equally remote from these and when he picked up the pieces he
sublunary interests.— London Society
didn't see this, and I secured it. Did
you ever know any thing so luoky?”
Now. this is one of those things which
PITH AND POINT.
arc more absurdly strange than fiction,
—There are two sides to every ques and very likely nobody will believe It;
tion, but a bullheade I man will alway» but it happens to be a fact for all that.
bet that he is right. — Chicago Ledger.
—lioston Cor. Providence Journal.
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—The pin seems to be the lode-star of
woman’s existence. It’s hair-pin, roll
—“Did you whip Johnnie as I told
ing-pin or pin-money that she’s reach
you to?” asked a Chicago father of his
ing out for continually.
—A prominent mathematician’s wife I wife. "Certainly I did," she replied.
has presented him with a pair of twins. "What did you whip him with?” “My
He has now attained the full sum of hu slipper.” “Great heavens, woman! I
man happiness, with two to carry.— didn't tell you to murder him.”— N. Y.
—Yon would hardly notice the simi
—“Mother” avers in the Boston
Globe, in reply to another correspond larity between them, and yet the only
ent, that “a sixteen-year-old girl can difference between a little bird and a
soften and whiten her hands by soaking ward politician just before election
time is that the little bird pipes his lays
them in dish-water three limes a day.
— A crazy Pennsylvania girl who talks while the politician lays his pipes.—
constantly in rhyme. has been sont to Somerville Journal.
an asylum. This is a very good begin
ning. Now why not tackle some of the
others who are still out?— Somerville
—A Philadelphia savant h s discov
ered that the wrinkles on a cow's horns
ind cate her disposition nstead of her
Nevertheless don't buy a cow
with thirteen wrinkles for a four-year-
old.— Detroit Free Free».
—Any one who has ever heard a
woman talk about a tooth she has just
Are You Bilious ?
had pulled, while she displays the inter
The Regulator nrrrr fail* to cure. I most
esting souveneir to her friends, will be cheerfully recommend it to all who suffer from
Bilious Attacks or any Disease oaused by a dis
will ng to admit that men are not the
state of the Liver.
only or the best stump orators in the arranged
K ansas C itv , Mo
world.— Albany Journal.
—An exchange tells "how m m should
I suffered intenselu with Full Htomach, Hend-
eat who can not exercise. We have nehr. ete. A neighbor, who had taken Simmons
Lit er Regulator, told me it was a sure cure for my
never had any experience with men of trouble.
first dose I took relieved me very
this class, but should suppose thev ate much, and The
in one week’s time I was as strona and
with a knife and fork. The laws of hearty as I otter was. It in the best medicine
I er er took for Dyspepsia.
polite society can not be altered to suit
Ric mmowd , V a
H G. CRRNSHA W.
any particular set of men.— U. Y.
Do You Buffer from Constipation ?
Testimony of H iram W arnkr , Chief-Justice of
—Once there was a hired man who Ga ; “ I have used Simmons Liver Regulator for
was constantly astoni-hing his employer, Cijnstipation of my Bowels, caused by a temporary
iJerangement of the Liver, for the last three or
a farmer, by doing strange and unex four
years, and always with derided bone jit.”
pected things. One day the farmer
Have You Malaria ?
went iuto the barn, and found his man
I have had experience with Simmons Liver Regu
Looking at the lator
had hting himself,
stare IRfiS, and regard it as the greatent
dangling body a few minute., he ex- medicine of the times for diseases pecu
liar to malarial regions. So good a medi
claimed: “What on earth will that fel- cine
deserves universal commendation.
low do next’”— San Francisco Ar-
RtV. B. B. WHARTON,
Cor. Secy Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
—The Burlington Free Press uny«
8« fer and Better than Calomel I
“Mighty poor dogs sometimes make fine
I have been subject to severe spells of Congestion
«»usage-meat.’’ This shows bow far of the Liver, and have been in the habit of taktaf
■> to a . grains of calomel, which generally laid
I the education of the dumb brutes has from
me up for three nr four days. Lately I have been
advanced within the past few years.
tak ing Simmons IJver Regulator which pave me re-
without any interruption to business.
I A’e have no doubt that in time dogs can li.f MiDOLtworr,
'ne hired to perform many of the menial
I duties for which we are now obliged to J. H. Ztilin 4 Co., Philadelphia, Pa.
pay high wage» — The Judge.
IDE GREAT REGULATOR