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About The Telephone=register. (McMinnville, Or.) 1889-1953 | View Entire Issue (June 3, 1887)
EST SIDE TELEPHONE.
JÜ jnnvh . le , F riday Jrl'XE 3, 1887
says that in the days
yette was ths principal town
the county, many of the lots in Lafav-
>s v,erv soid for >230, and >300, and
ma highs' than that, and according to
e beM, calculation» that can be made
o eou.iy of Yarubill received on an
erag« $21» per 1st, or in the aggregate
■e suiu of (35,000. This was some
where in 1850 to 1860. II lots sold then
t £300,apiece and sell now at >25 each—
Lian they do sell-will the Register, ex
lain what the n^tne lota will l>e worth
ii tan years longer, at the same ratio,
'his item is proof of what everyone know s
^-proj'Srty in any other town in Yamhill
oiioty is worth twice as much as it is
,t> Lafayette. Ihit Yamhill county never
veuived >95,000 for these lota, and the
itegister knows it. But suppose tin
Bounty did receive that sum? What of it?
|lid not ths county give value received?
|-'id these lot buyers, among whom were
fudge M. P. Deady and Gen. J. W. N’es-
'nitli and other eminent non-reaidents
buy the court house and the perpetual
ight to keep it at Lafayette? A great
l’any people bought property at St. Joe
s few years ago at fancy prices, believe
ng Chat the town would be the lailro. d
•own of the county. But they were dis
appointed and lost money. Many people
' »might Lafayette property in 1850 and
; 186.) believing it would be a good town,
lerhapz the st ate capital, but they have
jgl. been dis appointed, and have lost money.
k' But the bulk of the men losing money
on Lafayette property, lost it a good
many years ago, and have moved away
and forgot about it. Judge Deadv paid
>250, for two lota in the early day anil
•old them a few years ago for >50, or
about that sum. Many of these lot
L have beau sold by the county within
,' ten years for >10 each, barely enough to
pay for the sxpenee of conveying them
j' If Lafayette has done so much for Yam-
W bill oounty, why has she not done a lit-
| tie for herself ? Does Bhe want‘‘on the
cosnty” because Hie county has sold
souse of her former citizens a few lots ?
Professor Pickering, of Ilirverd, not
only scout* the reported discovery of
th* Star of Bethelem bv a Kentucky
I professor, but even questions its proba-
3 ble appearance at all. Astronomers, he
2r " ' ■ '-ICVI
authentic J infoi-
ill WCT, 11 have
* W U but
1 1 I (JI “
, j1 «natiun about the ao-called Star of Betli-
;¡¡í Isham. Tltere ia no certainty that th,
brilliant »tar which lias appealed at in-
g larvai» of about 315 years is the same
at all. “There is no historical evi
j ’ star
’■ dance > whatever,” says the professor,
that ths “Star of Bethlehem, is the star
which is said to have appeared upon the
birth of CUHst. The Bible S|M:aks of it
as the ‘Star of the East.’ Thin would
not have been the ‘Star of Bethlehem,
as that star, at its reported appearance,
did not appear in the east, but in tin
So the county obtained its title to this
land through the gift and influence of tin
people of Lafayette.—Register, May 27.
This means when Ju Ige Ramsey wu-
county Judge, every lot in I he town of
Lafayette, ».I purchased by Yamhill
county, at guardians sale, in ordertoex-
tinguish the title of the heirs at law ol
Joel l'eikins deceased. The county not
ouiy paid for the land then, but it paid
for it when it obtained its patent fiom
the United States. And it used the pub
lic money to do so too. Judge Ramsey,
very properly took steps toquiet the title
to those lots, and now that title is ns
good as any. This title will remain
good, and the present owners will still
have the lota and a good title even if the
court house should he located at Dayton
McMinnville, or elsewhere than Lafay
George Price arrived in Oregon City How McMinnville Lost Another
on Friday evening's train from Port Lind
ami in the evening filled up with beer,
and was with the tire-boys while they
E d . T elephone :
were drilling. Saturday morning about
D ear S ir :—Last week I arrived
one o’clock, as Mr. O'Connor, and Mr.
in McMinnville fully prepared to
Clements the night watchmen, were
open a Drugstore in yourenterpris
walking up town, they noticed a fire
ing city, but after looking the field
back ol Mr. Trembath's saloon, and
over, I was convinced that it would
found it to be against his barn at the
be suicidal for me to embark in
rear ot the saloon. While they were
trade where there is a buiness house,
putting the fire out they noticed some
so disgustingly aggressive and so
one run. Connor gave chase, and alter
lost to the interests of other houses
t mining his man around several blocks
as one you have located in your
finally captured him. He turned out to
city. It is with surprise and
be George ’’rice. He is now in jail, and
chagrin that I notice that this par
will probably have a hearing to day and ticular house is steadily increasing
be bound over to appear before the its number of customers day after
grand jury, which meets in November.
It is estimated that the order for the
restoration of the railroad indemnity
lands to market will open up at least
25,000,000 acres of territory for home-
-lead purpoaia. This intelligence would .1
be more gratifying it it were accompani
el by an assurance that Sparks will eon
sent to let people m tke settlements up
on the lands in question instead of or
dering them off as intruders, perjures
The records of Yamhill county, show
the number of lots sold in Lafayette, the
person to whom sold and the price paid
tier lot. Will the Register k'tidly pub
lish this list for the benefit of their edi
torial correipondent ‘‘Truth.” If not
the T elephone will publish it, that the
citizens of the county may see how
much “triith”i ?) there is in the article
published in the Register of the 27th ult
day by employing methods that
would make it very uncomfortable
for me, if I were in busiuess here.
Just as it now does for competing
establishments who are striving to
combat the evil. I refer to G eo .
W. B crt the P rescription D rvg -
gist who is selling drugs, medi
cines, paints, oils, stationery etc.
at such exceedingly low prices
that 1 decided this is no place fot
me, and the other fellows may at-
well pull out. too.
Yours in Sorrow,
II. I. P rice .
, M c M innville , or .
Fresh Family Groceries.
A new, neat and clean stock
ticle A No 1 Fruit Jars. Butter Crocks,
Colored Glassware. Cutlery, Cased Goods.
1’obacco, Pipes and Cigars
M c M innville , M c M innville
crossing and carlton ,
Warehousemen and Grain Buyers.
Farm, Dairy and Mill
Call and See LFs.
Hoosier t-urce Peed Seeders and Drill*
with trn— axle and wide tiles.
HOOSIER RUNNER PRESS DRILL
Latest improved and best seeder in us«.
Mü*t effective ami serviceable turni
implement in use
S t YLE of boots tyjsf > shoes ,
For tue next Sixty Days at the old reliable Pioneer Boot and Shoe Store,
sign of tlie Big Boot, opposite the Grange Store
—Which will soon appear.—
fli« subscriber hereby announces to the citizens of McMinnville and vicinity the above
A career in the Boot and Shoe line for the past eighteen years in this city has estab
lished a business character for competency ami integrity, with a minute knowledge of
the local demands favors him in the wholesale market and enables him to undersell
houses in the same line that are not possessed of equal advantages. Moreover, he pro
poses, in the proffered sale, to divide the margins with the customer for the specified
time The public will please call and examine. No trouble to show goods.
—Goods sold at—
The Lowest Cash Price
P. F. BROWNE.
Or the good things of this
'*’\j life are Borrowtully let
alone on account of Dyspepsia. Acker’s
Dyspepsia Tablets will cure Dyspepsia,
Indigestion and Constipation; sold on a
positive guaranteo at 25 and 50 cents, by
G. W. Burt, Druggist
febltf To any part of the city
G. E. DETMERING.
A. J. AFFERSON,
Staple and Fancy Dry Goods
OVERLAND TO CALIFORNIA
Oregon & California R. R.
Dry Goods House
In the City.
Fare from Portland to San Francisco, >32
Close connections made at Ashland with
stages of the California, Oregon and Idaho
Only 30 Miles Staging,
Portland ami Nan Francisro,
California Express trains run daily
UKTW EKN PORTLAND and ASHLAND.
You want anything in the line of
Portland 4 :(M) P. M. I Ashland.. 9:01, A. M.
kshlaml .5:00 P. M.‘Portland 10.10 P. M
Local Uaoenger Dailj, Except Sunday.
Call at the office of the WEST
SIDE TELEPHONE. We
will guarantee you
3:00 A. M.IEngcne.. 2:40 P M
9:00 A. M.IPorltand 2:45 P M
Daily between Portland and Ashland.
Daily la-tween Portland and Ashland
Hie <). A t'. R. K. Ferry makes connection
with all the regular trains on the East Side
Division from fool of F Street
West Side Division.
BETWEEN riUtTLAXll Jt C’ORVAEEIS.
(DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAYS )
CROCKERY and GLASSWARE
-----So'e Agent for the Celebrated-----
IBroadliead Dress Goods.
An Assortment of these Popular Goods
In all the Latest Novelties, New and Desirable Colorings, Just Received.
PLEASE CALL AND EXAMINE.
What we Guarantee for the Dress Goods of our Manufacture:
To be made from the very best material, by skillful workmen, with the latest and nmst
approved machinery, and to be the cheapest goods in the market when zervic« is
Are so thoroughly finished that they can 1>c worn in damp weather or a shower, with
out fear of being ruined by curling or shrinking
The manufacturing, dyeing and finishing is done in such a manner, that the goods
•an be washed if desired, without the least injury to the fabric
Our goods arc wool dyed, and the colors are as fast as the purest dyes and greatest
are and skill can make them
Goods show just what they are and will lie until worn out, as there is no weighting,
•titlening, or artificial lustre used to increase the weight or finish ; as is the case with a
large class of goods in the market, but which disappears after a few days’ service
As manufacturers we have taken great pains to supply an article in every way re
liable, and unsurpassed by similar good-, either foreign or domestic, and would respect-
iillv ask an examination of the various styles anil shades to lie found on sale by mer
chants who are agents for the goods
Al! goods of our manufacture should bear the name and trade mark of
Broadhead Worsted Mills, Jamestown. N. Y.
in town : Will sell you lamp chimneys,
Port’» nd 7:30 A. M McMinn .10:12 A. M.
50 and 75 cents perdoz; standing lamps, BEST WORK, LOWEST PRICES McMinn. 10:13 A.M orvallis 12:25 P.M
Corvallis 1:30 P. M McMinn. 3:43 P. M
5 cents ; glass sets. 4 pieces, 50 cents ;
McMinn 3:44 ___
P. M _______
Portland 6:15 P.M
In another column will be found a leavy 1 gal. glass jug 65. Other things
At Albany and Corvallis connect will,
trains of the Oregon Pacific R. R. for Ya-
letter from Captain Tilleaon of the
Garrison's Block, - McMinnville, Or.
Sheridan cavalry company in which lie
Express Train Dally Except Sunday.
We make a specialty ol Fine
announces the standing oil hat excellent
Portland 4:50 P. M.|5fcMinnvillc8:00P.M.
organiaation, and save it is not their in
M<-Mih'ville5:45 A.M. I Portland 9:00 A. M.
teniion to diaorganizc. We are glad t--
Local tickets for sale and baggage cheekeit
II. II. Welch having moved into
it company's up-town office, corner Pine
know this and hasten to coriect the
mil Second streets. Tickets for principal
statement made by this paper that it franti Collard’s former quarters on
points in California cun only be procured at
was their intestion to disband. The
Corner F amt Front Ms.,Portland, Or.
company have assisted the citizens of Austen Dee into partnership ; they
THE PROVINCIAL PRIZE HORSE.
Freight will not be received for shipmeiv
liter five P. M. on either the East or Wen
thia place in several celehrationa.and om
people always have and always will feel
E. P. ROGERS.
G. F. <t Pass. Agt
a kindly regard for them, and for their
tini opened a fine new stock of Will stand the ensuing season, commenc
ing April 1st, and ending July 3lst, at
McMinnville, in the old Mill yard, every
Travel over the O. A ('. railroad is in NUTS, CANDIES, CIGARS. CIGAR day,
creasing. Every day at least twenty
ETTES AND TOBACCO.
— At the Millinery Parlors of—
tickets, first class ami emigrant, are
Single service, >10. payable at time of ser-
Cor Third and D streets, McMinnville
sold from Portland to San Francisco. respectfully solicit a share of the vice; to insure. >15. payable when mure is
know n to be witn foal or when parted with
Passenger travel over this road is now patronage of the people of McMinn or removed from the county AU care will
LOGAN BIMS., & HEADERSOX,
three or four times as heavy as this time ville and vacinity not forgetting to be taken to prevent accidents, but no re
sponsibility will be assumed
last year. In a few weeks another slice kindly thank them for past favors.
Will And pedigree on bills posted through
HATS AT HALF PRICE.
out the county
J M. Hl'LERY,
of nine miles will be taken off the stage
ride, and it will be |>oesible to accom
pli di tire journey to San Francisco in
(8u ees.sor to A M r •
PIECK OF VALUABLE PROPER-
-4 w- ty consisting of 51', seres one mile
from North Yamhill. Oregon This piece of
Delegatee from various Unity club-
land will lie sold cheap on easy terms The
and other organizations foi social an
•roperty has a good lions,- and out bsild-
Intellectual purposes in connection will
Hamess, Saddles, Etc, Etc, ngs, two good wells, a first-class brick yard,
a go«<J young orchard and small fruit of all
the Unitarian church all over the conn
Fine Tailoring a Specialty.
Repairing ncntlv done at reasonable kinds Will also sell a good butcher rhop
try met at Boston Friday morning. A rates
in North Yamhill For further particulars
" right's new building. Corner Third address
J L CASTLE
Hides, Pelts and Fur3
national organization, which will con ind 1- street». McMinnville. Or
North Yamhill. Oregon
nect the d.fferent bodies, was formed.
Second door north from city Market
Cash paid for Hides, Furs,’etc
The new organization is to la- known »•
~V\ (v\x\ r> 4X that are fretful, peevish,
ths National Unity Club Bureau. 11-
AzkkvJxvD croM or troui,Ivj wUll
the Children. They are «•-
brick Windy Colie,
president is Rev. Edward Everett Hair-.
Teething Pains, or V j W v . V, pecjally liable to sudd -n
Wil! at once by using Acker's Baby Soother. "olds, Coughs, Croup, Whooping Cough,
We guárante* Acker's English
sold from >4 to X? per tlmusand
Maj. Ben. Perley I’oo.e died at th.
mrties wishing to buy brick, will have t<
.’.emedy a positiva cure.
Ebbett House in Washington at 12:3' ;et it through my claim
hence is safe. Trice £3 cents. Bold by toara of anxious watching.
c’v’oft Ftjtrday morning
JNO J. FAX
G. W Burr, Druggie*
Geo. W. Burt, Druggist.
When you want horse bills printed, remem
ber that the T elephone office is unsurpassed
in facilities for doing this and all other kinds
of Job Printing. Good work. Low prices.
NEW FIRM! NEW GOODS!
Book and Card Printing.
Littry te d Sils Stable^
Ey le AV rd "1 it
O regon ,
Splendid wnrehonse». complete with luh't Imiiroved machinery. Thorough and lonr
experience in handling grain. Iliuhe-t cash price paid for all kinds of Grain
------- Also, dealers in-------
Whenever von are in need of any
thing in the Bakery, Grocery and Con
fectionary line. Retnemlier also that he
has the LARGEST stock of
BiiriiekoR, Tlroniasoii & Swanson,
Fresh Fruit and Vegetables in season.
Binder Twine, Belting, Oils, and
We have put our prices down low Give u> Wagons, Buggies and Carriages.
4 call, inspect our stock, and we will guar
Machine Supplies of all kinds.
mtee prices to suit you
Panther Creek Cedar Camp,
Flour and Feed
The Favor of Your Presence
The President has anthorized the al
lotment of lands in severalty to the
Indians on the Muckleshoot reservation
in Washington territory.
J j Atkins, chief of police. Knoxville.
Penn , writes: "My family and I are bene-
¡claries of your most excellent medicine,
Dr. King’s New Discovery for consumption :
mving found it to be all that you claim for
t, desire to testify to its virtue. My friends
n whom 1 have recommended it, praise it
it every opportunity.” Dr. King’s New
Discovery for Consumption is guaranteed
to cure coughs, colds, bronchitis, asthma,
roup, ami every attention of the throat,
chest and lungs.
Trial I n>t I les free at Rogers <t Todd’s
drugstore. Large size $1.
(Successors to Baiter A Martin )
---- PROPRIETOR of the-----
Collard s Caldwell
Steel a”d Chilled Plows, Sulky, Gang 1 li.rnmt and Steel bkein t-arrn Wap or.*
Spring Wagons, Buggies and ' ’
and Walking Plows, Harrows and
everything on wheels.
Cultivators of all kinds.
Has on hand
300.000 first class shingles, 10.000 posts,
Mr. Westerfield of the Yamhill Repor
ter, was in the city yesterday, and favor- •50,000 shakes.
xd the Statesman otlice with a call.—
J J Collard, Agt. McMinnville.
G. W Sappington. Agt. North Yamhill
Possibly thev never heard up there of
i paper called the “Oregon” Register.
Headquarters 15 miles from McMinnville
near the head of Panther Creek
Hon. N. L. Butler has been appointed
county judge of Polk county, by Judge
Pennover vice Judge Dempsey who
esigned on account of failing eyesight.
Mr. Butler was the dernocraticcandidate
or congress at tire last election.
Dealers in all kinds of—
You are feeling depressed, your appetite
is poor, you are bothered with headache,
vnu are fidgettv, nervous, and generally
out of sorts, and want to brace up Drace
up.»but not with stimulants, spring medi
cines, or bitters, which have for their basis
very cheap hail whisky, and which stimu
late you for tin hour, and then leave you in
worse condition than before. What you
want is an alterative that will purify your
blood, start healthy action of liver and’kid
neys, restore your vitality, and give renew
ed health and’ strength. Such a medicine
you will find in Electric Bitters, and only
50 cents a bottle at Rogers it Todd’s drug
—At the new store of -
The Rest Rigs in the City. Orders
Promptly attended to Dav or
OTHO WILLIA ;S,
Good Fit Guaranteed or Xo Sale.
Ip Mairs in Uar V EaiUfog.
C. H. FLEMING, Prop.
having, Hair Culling and- - - -
- - - - Miainjoing Parlors.
Ladies’ and Children’s Work
— A HJ»ECIALTY-
Hot and Cold Baths, 25 Cts.
—Have J list Added—
The Finest Line of Cigars
In tin City Try T1 em
Third Street, between E and F
Henderson Bros. Preps.
Fiu't-r’n*-’« • •
i'dnt’nn« for Ceni
•i! h ( :» *.nd l
Tn»U“ie:it -t < k sol! r»ir< «1 f*»r
^varyth’ng rg«.* ar elîn First-Class Orde^
1'atrvnuge respectfully wlkited