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M c M innville ,
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T hursday ,
VOL. IV. no . 12
Ä WARNING TO TOURISTS.
EUROPEAN OFFICERS CUT DOWN
CIVILIANS WITHOUT CAUSE.
If the Comment, Made to Other. Are
Overheard by Officer, Bloodshed Fol
The Famous “ADA” Road Gart
lows.—A Story Which all American
Tourists Will do Well to Taste In Their
Thi« Cart is conceded bv all those who
The sanguinary encounter in the
streets of Coblentz, which was briefly
described in cable dispatches of March
25, bears with it a lesson to American
MOST BEAUTIFUL. PRACTICAL
AND EASY RIDING
An armed officer of an infantry regi
Two-wheeled Vehicle ever invented.
and killed an unarmed
Descriptive Circular giving Prices,
civilian. The civilian, who was one of
Testimonials, Etc.. Free.
the leading merchants of the city, hav
ing learned that the officer's visits to
his house had given rise to malicious
A Strictly High Grade Cart, finished as well as a buggy. The ADA CARTS
The best cart for the Money. Handsome, Strong and Easy gossip about his wife, courteously asked
the lieutenant to cease calling. The
are the finest ever brought to the State. Don't fail to see them before buying.
Riding. Two grades kept in stock.
officer’s reply to this request was an in
sulting epithet, wliererupon the civilian
promptly struck him over the head with
a cane. Without a moments hesitation
the officer drew his sword upon the
man whose hospitality he had so often
enjoyed. Bleeding from a wound in
the shoulder, the merchant escaped to a
neighboring hotel. Here he was pur
Don’t we strike it rather “pat?”
Tn fact we have the completest line of Carts, Road Wagons. Hacks. Buggies, etc., in the State outside of Portland, and want you to call sued by the officer, who without any
This, Free Trade; that, the other. Which is which, me or brother?”
and examine them and get our prices.
further warning drove his sword
through the wounded man's breast, table. When they desisted from their
THE GOVEKNOR OF OREGON.
and re-elected in 1874. He resigned in
piercing his lungs.
onslaught, he was conveyed to the hos
February, 1877, and S. F. Chadwick,
The officer was placed under arrest, pital, where it was discovered tliat he Abraham Lincoln Was Offered tlie Ap secretary of st
' filled tbe office the
Tliat we pay no Joblier’s Profits, but are. in fact, jobbers ourselves, and buy our goods at .jobber s prices.
but it is certain that he will escape all was
one of the senior clerks of the treas
remainder of 1 ttiMV rm, which ended in
criminal responsibility of his and that , ury department, and that he had re
The Salem Statetman in reply to a Septenilier, 1878.
his military career will remain entirelj’ , ceived no less than seven severe but not
W. W. Thayer, Hected in June, 1878,
correspondents requesting information
unaffected thereby. Both the military , fatal blows.
al Hint the number of governors of this serving four years.
and the criminal tribunals will declare
The affair naturally created intense state, published the following.
Z. F. Moody, elected in June, 1882,
•J T • D. BAKER,
that he was justified in cutting down indignation among the town people
Under the provisional government, become governor in Septenilier follow
the merchant as he did, and that had who had witnessed it, and one of them
first established in 1843, the executive ing, and held the office until the sec
he failed to do so he would have been a , wealthy young mine owner of the
SURGEON AND HOMEOPATHIC
duties were confided to a committe of ond Tuesday in January, 1887, the leg
obliged to leave the army. This inci neighborhood, was incautious enough three, consisting of I’. G. Stewart, Os islature of 1884 having changed the
dent should again draw the attention to express the opinion that an attack
Dealer In All Kinds of Watches, Jewelry. Plated Ware
borne Russell, and W. J. Bailey. After the time of its regular biennial meeting
Office Upstairs in tlie Garrison Building.
Clocks and Spectacles. McMINNVILLE. OR.
of travelers to the danger of being by seven armed men on a single un ward a governor was provided for, and from September to the second Monday
brought into contact with military armed civilian was nothing more nor at an election held in April, 1845, in January followingjtbe election.
RAMSEY & FENTON,
M c M innville
men on the continent. For according less than a disgraceful piece of coward George Abernethy was elected, but,
Sylvester I’cnnoyer was elected in
to recent decisions of the tribunals of ice. A young naval officer standing being in the Sandwich Islands at the June, 1886, and re-elected in 1889. His
Austria, and of Germany, and, indeed near heard him and inquired if he time, he did not enter upon tlie dis- term will expire with the meeting of
CARLIN & COULTER, Proprietor«
of every other continental country, a meant what lie said. The mine owneri 'I charge of the duties of the office until the legislature in January, 1895.
Have tho Largest Stock of
Goods of ail descriptions moved and care
military or naval officer is not only replied in the affirmative, and the of-1 ! some time in August, 1845, the above
There are one or two incidents in
ful handling guaranteed. Collections will
Office, Rooms 1 and 2 Union Block.
authorized, but even obliged to use his fleer drew his sword. The civilian I named executive committee continuing connection with the office of territorial
be made monthly. Hauling of a.l kinds
sword without hesitation or remorse if threw up his hand to protect his head, to exercise executive duties. Mr. governor of Oregon that may be Inten-
(JALBREATH & GOUCHER,
he believes himself to be in danger of which lie saved at the cost of his
Stewart the really active member of i esting to tlie general reader. After the
insult or being struck by a person thumb and three fingers. These were that committee, is now living at Wood act organizing tlio territory of Oregon
Two miles from McMinnville, near St.
whom he supposes to be his inferior in sliced
oft'and fell to the ground.
In the valley outside of Portland.
burn, in this county, following his old had been approved by President Polk,
Joe, a small farm of 16 acres, 13 acres in
rank, and who is therefore debarred
- O regon . cultivation, also a good house and barn;
About six weeks later a similar inei-, j trade, tliat of a jeweler. Mr. Abernethy | lie offered tlie appointment of governor
from giving him satisfaction for the of dent occurred at F.riau,a town in Hun was re-elected in June, 1847, and held to General James Shields, of Illinois,
about 200 fruit trees, mostly prunes.besides
(Office over Bralv’s Bank.)
small fruit; one horse and wagon, 3 cows,
gary, famed for its wines. The victim the office until he was superseded by i who had won great popularity in the
2 heifers, 2 pigs. 40 chickens, 7 tons of bay,
In order to fully appreciate the posi in this case was the chief of the local General Joseph Lane, who reached Mexican war. The general held the
quantity of potatoes, (plows, harrows, etc
Je C. MICHAUX,
Reason for sellings declining health. For
tion of the officers of continental armies police, who having ventured to request Oregon in February,1849, and proceeded offer three days before declining the
further particulars enquire of
cheaper than the public have ever been able to buy.
in such matters as these, it is necessary a party of hussar officers to make less to set in motion the territorial govern same, preferring to take the chance of
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
to explain that if any one of them, noise in a cafe chantant, where a con ment organized by congress during tlie i succeeding Breese in tlie United States
while in uniform, is either struck or cert was in progress, was drawn into previous year. This act of Lane’s took senate from Illinois. General Shields
insulted without avenging the affront
This does not mean six months or one year, and then 10 per cent, he is dismissed from the army. Not an ^altercation. It ended in his lieing place at Oregon City, March 3, 1849. states this fact concerning the govern
cut down and wounded by nine or ten Governor Lane was superseded by John orship in his speech defending himself
Another Carload on the way from to our attorney for collection.
only is lie expelled from all the clubs, sword thrusts, some of them of a very P. Gaines, apjxiitited by President Tay against Breese’s charge atiout his ineli
TPURNF-Y <X KENT
and warned off the race-courses, but he , serious nature.
lor, who arrived in Oregon August 15, gibility as United States senator. Upon
is ostracized by society to such a degree
Sold at Strictly Eastern Prices;
Not long ago a young count who is 1850, and held the office until May, his declining, General Lane received
SURGEONS AND PHYSICIANS.
as to render his expatriation indispensa
It is a mistaken idea that goods can be sold as cheap on time as ble. While it is generally possible to captain of one of the crack lancer regi 1854, when he was in turn superseded the appointment. The other fact is,
And Every Instrument
Specialty of surgery and diseases of women
ments, was placed <yi trial at Vienna by General Lane himself, who was ap that upon the incoming of President
avenge by duel an affront on the part ‘ for having hewn down with his sword, pointed by President Pierce. Lane, Taylor’s administration . the appoint
U niox B lock - M c M innville . O r .
of an equal or a superior, officers are not < on the staircase of the house of a well- however, retained the office only three ment of governor was offered to Abra
permitted to meet on the so-called field known demi-mondaine, an unarmed days, resigning on the 19th of May, to ham Lincoln, of Illinois, whose term as
Music makes home pleasant and
The proposition is this: That CASH IS THE BASIS, and that of honor, inferiors such' as merchants, young man who had inadvertently jos run for congress, leaving George L. member of congress hail just closed.
Cheerful, and when you can buy
tradesmen, peasants, non-commissioned ; tled him in the dark. The count did Curray, secretary of the territory, the Mr. Lincoln himself was Mnt averse to
those who allow their names to go on our books must pay from 5 to 10 officers
Carries the Best Line of Choice Meats in an Organ for
or privates. They are therefore not deny having dangerously wounded acting governor until December 3, 1853, accepting the office, but his wife would
the City. Game and Fish in Season. Poul
per cent, for that luxury.
debarred from obtaining satisfaction in the
try, hides, etc., bought for the highest mar not deny the
wife or child-
prosecutor, but claimed that he had Then John W. Davis, of Indiana, ap not think of going to the far distant
ket price and cash paid for same
the ordinary way for any blow or in- j been obliged to draw bis svfbrd inorder pointed by President Pierce, arrived at west, and this opjiosition decided her
BURNS & DANIELS
attention is called to the fact that we al ren the refining influence of music.
suit received from inferiors, and are in ( to preserve intact the honor of his uni Salem and assumed the duties of the husband to decline tlie offer. There is
ways serve the best meats to be found.
consequence disgraced unless they im- ]
Your patronage is solicited.
form. The excuse was regarded as per- office December 3, 1853, resigning in room for speculation on how much th«
BOND & FLETCHER.
mediately’ cut down the offender.
VIOLINS, BANJOS, GUITARS
feetly valid by the judges of the crimi August 1854, after eight months’ in destinies of the whole country binged
It may be added that whenever the nal
, court intrusted with the hearing of cumbency. Mr. Curry was then ap upon tliat decision. Had Lincoln
J. W.COWLS. LEE LAUGHLIN E.CAPPERSON
latter is a stranger and unknown to | the case and the count was acquitted- pointed governor by President Pierce, come to Oregon he would no doubt
them they are at liberty, until he pre- : Nor were the officers implicated in the and retained the office until tlie state have entered into Oregon politics, be
sents his card and indicates his social affrays
in Klagenfurt and Erlau in any government went into operation March come the foremost man of the opposi
rank, to presume that he is an inferior, , way molested by the authorities, who 1859.
tion, and at most have been sent to
and to act accordingly. They are like- held
that they had been entirely justi John Whiteaker, first governor of the congress or the senate—and tliat prob
wise authorized to cut down any per- fied
Paid up Capital, $50,000.
in using their swords on unarmed state of Oregon, was elected In June, ably would have been the measure of
1858, and entered upon the duties of his importance In tlie world's history.
son who insults them, and whom they , citizens.
Transacts a General Banking business.
his office in March, 1859, as soon as the
have reason to believe is unlikely to
Deposits Received Subject to Check
Romance of a Coin.
news of the admission of the state into
accord them satisfaction for the affront
Interest allowed on time deposits.
the Astoria editor who
in a duel.
Sell sight exchange and telegraphic trans
criminal libel at As
fers on New York, San Francisco ar.d Port
unlike those of the British army, are l the imprint of the government bad Buchanan February 14, 1859. Gov. toria, March 17, fer publish .ng defama
Collections made on all accessible points.
never seen in uniform without their been
removed so that instead of a coin Whiteaker held the office until the tory articles in a local newspaper
Fully one-half of the People do not stop to consider swords.
Office hours from 9 a. m. to 4 p m.
I it seemed to be an engraved disk of sil second Tuesday in September, 1862, against cx-Mayor .Samuel Elmore, was
the money they can save during the year in purchasing goods of a Unfortunately it is not necessary to - ver, until the owner opened it and dis when the legislature counted the votes granted a full pardon by Gov. Pen-
firin that pays strict attention to the selling of First Class Goods personally insult or strike a military i
closed a charming miniature. "I can for governor and announced the result noyer Thursday. Since his conviction
at a Small Profit.
officer in uniform in order to provoke i tell you a thrilling story aliout a dollar according to law. A. C. Gibbs succeed Dunbar has Ix-s-n confined in the Clat
Fills? zsro 11
attacks of this character. These at- ! like that,” he said. "When I was in ed to the office, and held the same four sop county jail and was nlso coni|>elled <-
H$nse, Sign, anil Ornamental Painter If you take
pills it is berlRise you have People usually go to the nearest place regardless of tacks ar« “justified” whenever any New
Mexico I knew a young man who years. Tlie succeeding governors were to pay the costs of the suit. A large pe
cost. We sell our goods Cheap and deliver them at your door.
never tried the
The Only Sign Writer in the County.
tition asking his release on the grounds
person in the hearing of the officer had a dollar similar to this, only that it as follows:
S. B. Headache and Liver Cure
George L. Woods, elected in June, of excessive punishment was presented,
speaks disrespectfully of Gie imperial contained the miniature of a lady
Homes fitted up in the Neatest and Most
It works so nicely, cleansing the Liver We are in it—The Grocery Business; and we will al or royal family, or of the government whose husband was a regular fire-eater. 1867, holding the office four years.
and on the strength of that the gov
and Kidneys; acts as a mild physic without
ways give you the best goods in the city for the money. We give or of the uniform he wears. Continen He was a fighter from the word go— L. F. Grover, elected in June 1870, ernor issued the pardon.
Designs furnished for Decorations.
causing pain or sickness, ana does not stop
you from eating and working.
cash or trade for all produce, suit yourself in the matter.
tal officers are notoriously sensitive on the worst in town. One day the young
Remember Paper Hanging and Inside Fur
To Try it Is to Become a Friend to it.
the score of their sovereign and profes
nishing a Specialty.
and I went to the races together,
For Sale by R ogers B ros .
Z^ZZZ^ILS-^Z3 de SOU. sion. They are apt to regard the slight man
we bought pools and after some winning
Work taken by Contract or by the Day. Ex
perienced men employed.
est piece of straightforward and inde began to loose, but kept on playing as
pendent criticism in the light of an in fellows always will. My friend had
Third Street, McMinnville. Oregon.
sult, and the American tourist may the souvenir dollar in his pocket, and,
find remarks made to his own party, in the excitement, gave it to the pool
DERBY & BOYER,
Prompted, by gratitude
but in the hearing of military men, cut seller with three ordinary dollars, but
to Dr. DeFreye, the Euro
Proprietors of The McMinnville
short by a blow, not with the flat but that was not noticed as it was stacked
pean specialist, who has
with the keen edge of the sword, across up with them. My friend did not find
succeeded in curing me of
the head and shoulders.
out what he had done until we had left
Among the numerous incidents that the race-track. Then he was the worst
chronic kidney, liver and
could be cited to illustrate this readi- scared man you ever saw, The original
Situated at the Soutliwest corner of the gastric sickness, for the
. nes» of European officers to draw their of the miniature was well known, and
Fair Grounds. All sizes of
treatment of which I had have enlarged my store and have combined a full and complete stock of swords on unarmed civilians is the af meant death for some-body if the
F irstly .—It is the oldest Cream of Tartar Baking Powder
consulted a number of Sash, Doors, Mouldings. Glass. Paints, Oils, Varnishes, Brushes, fray which took place n couple of years it hollowed-out
First-Class Drain Tile
dollar got into her hus
in the world, and has stood the test of 40 years.
ago at Klagenfurt, an important town band's hands. First I went to the banks
kept constantly on hand at lowest living other physicians, through
S econdly .—Its makers have never succumbed to the
DERBY A BOYER,
which I was brough to the
but it had not been offered there. Then
McMinnville, Oregon. verge of despair, fearing I
I went to all the faro-banks and told
temptation to introduce ammonia or alum in their goods, for
Have also Combined a Line of Fishing Tackle & Guns infantry regiment that formed a part the
dealers that I would give $10 for
never could be cured, I
the purpose of cheapening the cost.
of the garrison were listening to the that particular coin. For three days
This with my Immense Stock of
consider it my duty to rec
Local and Traveling.
T hirdly .—It is made from the purest Cream of Tartar,
ommend him to my fellow
ful public gardens of the locality, when when the missing coin finally turned
To represent otir well known
in the immense plant at Jersey City controlled by this
up at a faro-table my friend thought it
house. You need no capital to citizens who may be afflict
represent a firm tliat warrants
ALTOGETHER MAKES A COMPLETE COMBINATION
place between two men near the en was the cheapest money he had ever
nursery stock first-class and true to name.
company, by patented processes used by no other refiner.
trance: One of the officers, who hap got hold of.”
As to stocks, but not with any other firm or men.
Wonk alt, Tin Y bar . |10> per month to Whiteson, Yamhill
the right man. Apply quick stating arfe.
pened to passing, inquired of a gentle-
F ourthly .—The governments of the United States and
Nurserymen. Flor- L. L. MAY & CO.,
I STILL RUN MY BUSINESS AT THE OLD STAND. WHERE PRICES • man who was looking on what had oc
ists and Seedsmen.
ST. PAUL. MINN.
Canada have endorsed Dr. Price’s Cream Baking Powder after
AND GOODS CAN T BE BEAT
curred. The question was put in tones
Dr. DeFreye, corner of 1st and !
so gruff and offensive that the civilian
The following is taken from Meeker’s
thorough examination, as have also the heads of our great
Pine streets, rooms 6 and 7, can be
declined to make any reply. His si hop circular: We have tested the dif
O. (). HODSON. lence enraged the officer who made ferent formuias for destroying hop lice, universities, prominent physicians, boards of health and the
counseled free on all chronic diseas
es of both sexes. The cures of pri
use of an insulting epithet. This was and find that the most effective combi
public. It is used in the United States Army and Navy and
vate diseases, such as Loss of Man
With a Hoe,SOW FERRY’S SEEDS and J
immediately returned in kind. The nation is that used by the English hop
*4 Y K AR I I ur.rf« r»nk<* lo brtettr
nature will do the rest.
hood, Impotency, Errors of Youth.
officer thereupon boxed the ears of the growers, viz: Quassia chips and whale
bo cjtn rmd and writ«*.and who,
in the cuisines of the most select clubs, hotels and private
Seeds largely determine the harvest—ai.vays ?
■ after inatrtw lion. will wuik industriouslv,
Stricture, etc., (his principal spec
>lant the beat—FERRY’S.
Fbnwrto earn TJirte Ihouoaud Mullan a
civilian, who responded with his fist oil soap, as follows: 7 to 9 pounds quas
I rar in t noir own l&'-nuiir«.* h. rwerthey live.! in also furnish
ialties by dint of his European hos the .uu.llon.„• .„ w)li „ .
on the nose ofjthe lieutenant. The lat sia chips to 0 to 8 pounds whale oil
When Baby was sick, we gave her Castoria.
money for me umess mie. esMul as above. Ei“. ivand cuicklv
pital experience), are never pub No
learned. I desire but one worker frosu each . tori, t orceOBty I
ter at once drew his sword and cut soap, 100 gollons of water; steep the
When she was a Child, she cried for Castoria
F ifthly .—It is just what it is represented to be, viz: a
have already taught and provided with emp! < meat a large
D. M. FERRY
number, who are making over f3004» a ve: ■
1 i t -
down the civilian with a blow across quassia chips in a few gallons of cold
When she became Miss, She clung to Castoria.
pure Cream of Tartar powder and can stand on its record
Correspondence I’. 0. Lock Box ; »-• ' •
shoulder. Before the prostrate water about an hour; then bail five
When she had Children, she gave them Castoria. the
<329, Portland, Oregon.
man could recover his footing he was minutes and add the soap. It will take,
without any bolstering up by means of fraudulent certificates,
Office hours from 10 a. m. to 4 p.
assailed with drawn sabers by a num for thoiough work, 45 to 65 pounds of
m. and from 8 to 9 o’clock in the T11IC
resorting to any other tricks practised—sometimes success
I nlö HAl KP
T- Adv, r
ber of the lieutenant’s brother officers, whale oil soap and 50 to 75 pounds of
liiLüítisingA^n'-y of Messrs
W« W» AYER &
our authorised agente-
Dr. Miles’ Nervine for Nervous Prostration.
who had been sitting at a neighboring quassia chips to the acre.
fully—by other makers of so-called “absolutely pure" powders.
The Nobbiest Road Wagons You Ever Saw !
UNION HARDWARE CO.,
M I N D
Facts Worth Remembering
TRUCK AND DRAY CO.,
BURNS & DANIELS
Furniture, Wall Paper, Carpets, etc.,
Guaranteed for Six Years
The People’s Market.
J. B. ROHR
CARD OF THANKS.
O. O. HODSON
HAS MADE A BIC COMBINATION!
HARDWARE, STOVES AND TINWARE
Tbe Earth i
Dr. Price’s Cream Baking Powder
Is The Best.