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About The Telephone=register. (McMinnville, Or.) 1889-1953 | View Entire Issue (June 30, 1892)
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McMinnville, Yamhill County.
Here is the County seat. Here is
. published THE TELEPHONE-
REGISTER, Monarch of hotue
newspapers, accorded first place
in all the Directories.
State of Oregon, Yamhill County.
Here you will find the most pro
ductive section in the World.
I juid is cheap, offering special in
ducements to fruit raisers ami
ljook at the Map.
Look at the Map.
Circulation Guaranteed Greater Than That of Any Other Paper Published in Yamhill County.
M c M innville , O regon , T hursday ,
Eatabllihed August. 1881.
ASTOR MILLIONS A MENACE
zx r’iixe jA-ssortrxient of
POSED TO THE LAW.
Only Once was the Astox Fortune Divided
William Waldorf and .John Jacob Rep
resenting the two branches of the Family.
The transfer of tlie vast Astor estate
to one member of the family by the
will of the late William Astor has set
many people thinking about the power
of the landlord, and the evils of entail
and primogeniture. Lawyer,, particu
We are a Home Concern, and if we are fortunate enough to make any larly, have discussed the policy of tlie
Astor family as steadily pursued by
money’ it remains in the County.
them for generations, and agreed that
PRICES THE LOWEST, QUALITY’ CONSIDERED, then why not if carried to its logical conclusion the
Astor policy will one day force upon
BUY’ OF US.
the people a political problem of great
The Astor fortune is widely different
from the fortunes of tlie Vanderbilts
and other well known millionaires.
Not only does it differ as to its form of
investment, but witli regard to its use
and transfer among the members of the
family. It is administered upon busi
ness principles which have already
raised it to its present proportions at a
A STRAW TO CLUTCH AT.
CABRIOLETS, PARK WAGONS.
steadily increasing ratio. The Astor
millions are almost exclusively invest would never be felt upon this side of i which seems to give satifaetion to the I change was made in tlie constitution of
FARMERS' CARRIAGES. ETC.
ed in real estate in the city of New- the water. Real estate was plentiful ] people—and lias been the model to in the coantry than when entail, primo
York. The money of the family rarely and cheap, the population was small novators
geniture and everything else that went
in other countries.
if ever, ajiears in Wall street for invest compared to the extent of country at
Tlie French system, which would with tlie lauded aristocracy was swept
ment in stocks, bonds or other secur its disposal and the menace of a govern- have
put an end to tlie Astor estate away. Tlie country previous to the
ing aristocracy was wanting. Never- 1 long ago. rejects all tlie old ideas in re revolution was owned by the nobles,
Tlie estate, moreover, is held together tbeless, the newly freed Americans ; gard to land, and worked well in that who held vast estates which descendtd
as compactly as that of Trinity church. were determined that feudalism in the crowded
country since the time of its from one generation to another intact.
By a rigidly observed family tradition form of entail and primogeniture should i adoption. As explained by Frederick The common ]>eople owned no land,
it is handed down intact from father to have no place upon their statute books. B. Coudert, the present popular ideas which was inseparably connected in
son exactly as thougli the law of prim Much difficulty was found in breaking i upon the subject in France date from their minds with tlie very idea of aris
ogeniture were in full force in this up such estates of the kind as had al- 1 the time of the revolution, and have tocracy.
country. By another family tradition ready lieen formed, and one of the last been justified by subsequent experience.
“The evils which inevitably result
K. SANDERS, PBOPRIETOR.
the active administration of the estate to pass under the new legal statutes
“Land in France,” said Mr. Coudert, from sucli a state of things was glaring
VETERINARY SURGEON ANO
First Class in Every Particular. Free
is practically taken from tlie possessor was the Van Rensselaer estate in the “is not different from any other kind ly apparent, and even tlie small steps
Sample Room for Commercial Travelers.
of the property for the time being and neighborhood of Albany.
of property in its legal status. There is in reform which at that time had been
Farmers can get a good dinner here for
Office at McMinnville Pharmacy.
25 cents ; give us a call. Formerly the Cook
placed in tlie hands of shrewd and cau In addition to such negative legisla no sucli distinction as ‘real estate’ as made iu England, were lacking. Thus
All diseases and ailments of the domesti
tious business men, paid to look after it tion as permitted the dissolution of distinguished from personal estate, and tlie whole system of feudalism broke
cated animals treated day or night.
and having regular offices like a bank. landed estates and destroyed an entail landed property, whether in city or down all of a sudden. Tlu* alx>lition of
M c M innville
The two Astor offices are now in West by removing the laws which allowed it country, is treated exactly tlie same as | titles and the substitution of a ]x>pular
J D. BAKER,
Twenty-Sixth street, a short distance a statutory rule was adopted which dis stocks, bonds or other property. Now, for a monarchical form of government
from Broadway. There a staff of clerks tinctly prevented an entail of long du you take that in connection with tlie were not so important in their results as
CARLIN & COULTER, Proprietors
SURGEON AND HOMEOPATHIC
with numerous books and safes, are ration. According to this rule, as it ex fact that a man in France caunot by. tlie dissolution of tlie estates. All tlie
Goods of all descriptions moved and care
ful handling guaranteed. Collections will
daily employed month after month, ists today in the state of New York, tlie will disinherit any of ills children, and estates were put up at auctiou and sold
be made monthly Hauling of al kinds
year after year, as the estate grows power of alienation cannot be suspend you have n very radical departure froth in small lots to the people. That wax
Office Upstairs in the Garrison Building. done cheap.
ed by any limitation or condition what the condition of tilings in this country. the lx*ginnii)g of the present system.
Many of the employees of the Astor ever for a longer period than two lives
“The new ideas as to land were in
“Under the French law the estate
RAMSEY & FENTON,
family spend their whole time reinvest in being at the creation of the estate. must be divided equally among all tlie corporated into the Code Napoleon.
In the valley outside of Portland.
ing the yearly increasing surplus. They Thus a man could leave an estate to his children, except a small proportion of! Witli tlie restoration of tlie monarchy
The Ohio Improved Chester hoar. Duke
watcli the real estate market, knowing grandson, over the head of his son. He about a fifth part. No matter whether J the land was by no means returned to
of Yamhill. No. 8456 property of Win. B.
to a dollar the value of a house or lot, could actually transfer the estate to a man leaves a will or dies intestate, ' 1 its former owners, but tlie people held
Oregon. Turner, will he permitted a limited number
of sows this season. Can be seen at own
They can and will sell tor CASH, or a reasonable length of time, and constantly buying in property in such grandson, even though the latter ■ i the estate is divided among all the! onto it witli jealous care and made u
Office, Rooms 1 and 2 Union Block.
er’s farm 8 miles southwest of McMinnville.
all parts of the city, both improved and were a child, and suspend the power of children, whether it consists of land or small compromise with the nobles.
cheaper than the public have ever been able to buy.
unimproved, and with each purchase alienation so that the estate could not j personal property. Land is very wide With the acquirement of laud the jieas-
(1AL.BREATH & GOUCHER,
tlie annual revenue rises. It would rise be sold during ids own lifetime and ly owned by tlie French people, and ants became conservative and fell that
steadily even if the whole of the annual the lifetime of his son. This would lie j • the number of those who jxissess it in they had a stake in this country. The
revenue were spent, for one of the pe a partial entail. But the theory of the greater or smaller duantities is probably French system lias worked admirably
---- DEALER IN—
This does not mean six months or one year, and then 10 per cent,
culiarities of real estate as a form of in law is that the entail of land is a dis greater in proportion than in any other and tho evils of land monopoly on a
M c M innville ,
O regon ,
to our attorney for collection.
large scale are unkuown in the country”
vestment is that, if well selected, it in tinct evil and that the public welfare is country.
(Office over Braly’s Bank.)
creases in value of its own accord.
“Farms are thus constantly Ix-iug cut
opposed to tlie formation of landed es
What is lacking is truth and eonfl-
Originally the Indians sold the whole tates. Therefore tlie law put an end to up anil subdivided and estate cannot
J. C. MICHAUX,
The Finest Line of Confection
of Manhattan Island for about $24. The it to this extent, having such cases as long be held together, l.ut must follow I deuce. If there were absolue truth on
It is a mistaken idea that goods can be sold as cheap on time as
ery in the City.
difference between that and its present that of the Astors distinctly in mind.
the different Brauches of the family ' one hand and absolute coufldence on
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEüN.
and tend to disintegration. Tills ac the other, it wouldn’t be necesoary for
All kinds of Produce taken at the
increment that would stagger the orig legislation upon the subject here camo counts to a certain extent for tlie ex tlie mukere of I>r Sage’s Catarrh Rem
inal proprietors if they could return to to an end at a time when there was no traordinary number of small farms edy to back up a plain statement of fact
Jan. id. '88.
The proposition is this: That CASH IS THE BASIS, and that life. Even from the earliest times tlie immediate prospect of land monopoli which you see in France and the mi ' by a $50U guarantee. They say, “If we
Call and examine my Stock and
can’t cure you (make it personal please)
J, P. TURNEY,
those who allow their names to go on our books must pay from 5 to 10 curious geographical formation of this zation. Meanwhile, the population of nute divisions of tlie country. A man, of eatarrli in the head in any form or
island gave rise to great fears among the country has risen from a little over for instance, may die leaving four
A. H. G aunt .
per cent, for that luxury.
for your trou
the inhabitants about the monopoliza four millions to over sixty millions, children and ten acres of land. lie-serv stag«, we’ll pay you
SURGEON AND PHYSICIAN.
ble in making the trial.’’ “Au adver
BURNS & DANIELS
was seen that New York was not like hamlet to a great and crowded metrop spoken, if it lx? by will bequeathed to tising fake,” you nay. Funny, ton’! it,
Specialty of surgery and diseases of women
London or Paris with room to spread olis. During all this time the Astor somebody else, tlie farm of ten acres is how some |x*ople prefer sickness to
U nion B lock
M c M innville . O r .
on all sides, but was unique in being family has steadily and consistently divided into four parts, one of which health when tlie remedy is positive
This registered Jersey bull was recently
and tlie guarantee absolute. Wise men
circumscribed within narrow, definite pursued the policy laid down by its falls to each of tlie children.”
purchased by the undersignen ana will
’t put money back of “fakes;” and
stand for service at my farm.
limits by the water.
founder of buying laud and never sel
“The way tlie country is cut up and
Sire Royal Beauty’s Duke. (17.315): aver
“faking” doesn’t pay.
Carries the Best Line of Choice Meats in age of dam and sire’s dam, 30 pounds. 15%
dition departed from and tlie estate di and intact and confining its ownership of ixld and curious sliajies makes the
Magical little granules—those liny
the City. Game und Fish in Season. Poul ounces, in seven days.
vided. What would the estate be to to practically one member. Thus tlie employment of labor saving agricul sugar coated pellets of Dr. Pierce,scarce
Dam Princess of Ashantee 6th, (43.511), a
try, hides, etc , bought for the highest mar
ket price and cash paid for same
Your most promising young cow. Average of
day if tlie projierty of William Waldorf objects of entail have been secured in tural machinery impossible. You will ly larger than mustard seeds, vet pow
attention is called to the fact that we al dam and sires (lain 35 pounds , 10% ounces
and John Jacob were merged into one? spite of the meagre legislation which see farms of less than an acre in extent, erful to cun-—active yet mild in opera
ways serve the best meats to l>e found. in '-even days.
In tlie discussions which have taken sought to stop such practices.
ROYAL ASHANTEE is a solid fawn,
Your patronage is solicited.
consisting ol a long strip only a few tion. The licst liver pill ever Invented.
BOND Æ CO.
with soft mellow skin and silky hair, long
place since the the recent death of Wil-1 The expectation of the old legislators feet wide, and with a notch cut out on Cure sick headache, dizziness, constipa
body, straight back, large barrell. bliort
liam Aster it has been pointed out that was that in the natural course of events one side where a neighlxiring farm tion On<* a dose.
legs* clean cut throat,dished face, beautiful
I. W. COWLS. LEE LAUGHLIN E. C APFERSON
Cathier head and throughout of fine form.
more than once that inevitably the As landed estates would.be broken up and runs into it. Again a farm may con
Royal Ashantee traces tliiee tines.to the Points to Remember for 1892. in the purchase of Gro tor family must come to.own tlie great families could not long continue to defy
sist of two fields separated by a strip of In tlie Isle of Jersey thereto a curious
great Coomassie, the greatest of Island
er part of New York city. Already it the spirit of the law and resist tlie ' a few feet lieionging to somebody el** judicial procedure which enables any
prize-takers and the greatest progenitor of
I one to declare that ills life is in dauger
includes wide areas of unimproved land many temptations which would arise- ■ and carefully fenced in.
C W. HOLMAN.
Fully one-half of the People do not stop to consider in the northern part of the island and No
man, it was thought, would be
There is nothing which tlie French ' owing to the low practices of any indl
the money they can save during the year in purchasing goods of a beyond the Harlem river, forestalling likely to rule liis life according to the ' people so jealously retain as the land, , vidual, and have the offending indi-
Paid up Capital, $50,000.
firm that pays strict attention to the selling of First Class Goods the growth of population for a hundred ideas of his grandfather. That tlie dead and they cling to it witli a devotion en ' vidual sent to prison therefor. Tills
at a Small Profit.
years. Every year the investment of hand of an ancestor should dictate tlie tirely out of proportion to its commer I pr< kih lure is .-allied jurrr tr» trrvet.
Transacts a General Banking Business,
Deposits Received Subject to Check
annually- growing surplus adds terms upon which successive genera cial value. The French peasant pro Last November a Mr. Vihliert swore
People usually go to the nearest place regardless of the
Interest allowed on time deposits.
many hundreds of acres to this domain tions must perform the most important prietary, however, is tlie envy of jxilit- . "Ir.M trevm" against Mlle Jane Ic Feurre,
cost. We sell our goods cheap and deliver them at your door. as well as such tenement houses, resi
Sell sight exchange and telegraphic trans
of their lives was considered ex ical economists in many other countries an actress, and in consequence she was
fers on Sew York. San Francisco and Port
Y'ou will be able find every thing in the grocery line in our store. dences and business blocks as the pur acts
and represents probably the most per confined in prison for five days. Kbe
Collections made on all accessible points.
We are in it—The Grocery Business; and we will al chasing agents pick up in the heart of Yet this is what the Astors have fect system of the kind yet devised. It | recently brought suit against her |ieree-
Office hours from 9 a. m. to 4 p ni.
ways give you the best goods in the city for the money. We give the city from time to time. The Astors done witn a persistency which is re puts an end to the evils of large estates cutor for damages, but the court gave
moreover, live inexpensively compared markable. How long this will contin and creates a conservative feeling 1 a verdict for the defendant.
cash or trade for all produce, suit yourself in the matter.
with many families of far less wealth. ue is a question which many lawyers among tlie common people of giving I
Strength and Health.
MILLSAP ¿3 SO1T. What the families spend from year to have asked themselves since the whole them a permanent stake in tlie country.
If you are not feelling strong and
year has never approached the amount subject was brought up by recent events
“The very idea,” said Mr. Coudert, hvalthy, try Electric Bittern, if “Isa
lliuse, Sign, and Ornamental Painter
of money spent by the Vanderbilts and in the family history. While tlie laws “that land is different from any other Grippe” has left you weak and weary,
thus put again into circulation, giving of this state have been so little changed kind of property is one of tlie relics of use Electric Bitters. This remedy acta
The Only Sign Writer in the County.
to large numbers of peo to fit the conditions of life and thought, feudalism. Jt comes down to us from directly on Liver, Stomach and "Kid
Homes fitted up in the Neatest and Most,
Fills? 2STO I I
gently aiding those organ« to per
with the families of the problem which New York will tlie feudal times when tlie possession of neys,
forin their functions. If you are af-
If you take pills it is because you have
other great American millionaires, the
never tried the
Designs furnished for Decorations.
land was confined to tin- limited num flfcted with Sick ll'-.i'laf h< , you will
Astor establishments are among the been thrust upon the communities of ber of* |>eople constituting the aristoc find speedy and permanent relief by
Remember Paper Hanging and Inside Fur S. B. Headache and Liver Cure
taking Electric Bitters. One trial will
most modest in the land and the drafts the eld world demanding solution.
nishing a Specialty.
racy. Iti Fiance feudalism was done convince
It works so nicely, cleansing the Liver
you that this is the remedy
Work taken by Contract or by the Day. Ex
you need. Large lx»ttles only 50c. at
causing pain or sickness, anil dor s not stop
perienced men employed.
the estate are inappreciable. Practical Europe ranking in intelligence witli tion. No more radical and im|x>rtant Kroger« Bros, drug store.
von from eating and working.
ly the whole revenue of the Astor land the United States where the Astors
Third Street, McMinnville, Oregon.
To Try It 1« to Become a Friend to it.
I have enlarged my store and have combined a full and complete stock of ed estate is thus reinvested yearly, and could so long have pursued their policy
For Sale by R ogers B ros .
with less molestation than they have
it amounts to millions of dollars.
Sash, Doors. Mouldings. Glass. Paints. Oils, Varnishes, Brushes,
DERBY & BOYER,
The appreciation of the Astor estate encountered here. If they were not
Notice of Final Settlement.
And everything belonging to this class of goods
is therefore more rapid than that of the subjects of a graduated income tax
Proprietors of The McMinnville
Notice is hereby given that the under
other, perhaps, in the world, part they would be mulcted of a large part
signed has tiled her final account of her ad Have also Combined a Line of Fishing Tackle & Guns
of the increase being the natural en of their property by an inheritance tax;
ministration of the estate of J J. Butler,
deceas d. in the county court of Yamhill
hancement of land values and the more legislation would stop the growth of
This with my Immense Stock of
County, Oregon, and said court has set
important part coming from reinvest the estate beyond certain reasonable
Tuesday, the 5th day of July, A. I). 1892.
Situated at the Southwest corner of the at the hour of two o’clock p. ni. of said day
limits, or would break it up entirely;
Fair OrOunds. All sizes of
at the county court room in the county
andon all sides difficulties would lie
court bouse at McMinnville, Oregon, as the
ALTOGETHER MAKES A COMPLETE COMBINATION
First-Class Drain Tile
It is because of the restricted area at
up to date compared with many of the
As to stocks, but not with any other firm or men.
Now therefore all persons interested in
kept constantly on hand at lowest living
leading countries of Europe. The whole the disposal of European peoples that
said estate are notified and required to ap
DERBY A BOYER,
pear at said time and place and then and I STILL RUN MY BUSINESS AT THE OLD STAND. WHERE PRICES tendency of the past century has been the necessity of reform in the land
McMi inville. Oregon. there show cause, if any there be. why said
AND GOODS CAN'T BE BEAT
towards facilitating the sale and trans laws has 1 een brought into prominence.
estate should not be finally settled, said ad
ministratrix discharged and her bonds ex
During the century popular ideas on
Call and see me liefore buying.
and preventing the formation of others, the whole subject have iieen changed.
Dated this the 24th dav of Mav. 1X92.
O. O. HODSON and in every way securing as far as pos A new school of jiolitical economists
T he ^ v S ower nt has
MA LIN DA BVTLER.
Administratrix of said estate.
Can always be made with Dr. Price’s Cream Baking
NO SECOND CHANCE.
sible a wide distribution of land among has arisen, with radical ideas upon the
iOnod mH mu make th« nao«t of the flret j
R axsky & F enton .
the common people. While such has subject, and political leaders like (¡lad-
Attorneys for said estate
Powder. And while cakes and biscuit will retain their moist
ft ft ft
EA It *
I undrrtska to bretfr
been the aim of much European legis stone have acknowledged the gravity
J I I I i I file-*' hui'V taiily Hitrilig. nt p- rs«n of «uber
I ■ ■ |
ho can read and vArfte, and Mho,
DRUNKENNESS—LIQUOR HABIT—In lation during recent years, little, if any of the problem.
ure, they will be found flaky and extremely light and fine
■ 111! 10 I I 11 •’ r
.tru tx-n.w ill »»nk Hiditotrioosiv,
all the World there is but one cure,
Vhow to ram Three Thwasaad Dollars a
Dr. Haines’ Golden Specific.
thing, of the kind has lieen done here All the recent legislation in Great
Tear in thrirown localities.n hm-vrrthrr lire.l will also furnish
grained, not coarse and full of holes as are the biscuit made
the situation or cHiploymrnt^t w hi« h you ran nmi that amoant.
thf knowledge of tbo person taking it. effecting a since the formation of the government Britain, having reference to land, has
r have made and kept Ferry’s Seed Business^
Xo monrr for me unlrsa su< < rasful a# above. Easily and quickly
speedy and permanent cuie, whether the patient in a
learned. I desire but one worker from each diatrift oreoentr I
the largest in the world—Merit Tells.
With the revolution it was supposed tended in the direction of the dissolu
moderate drinker or m alcoholic wreck. Thousand*
have already tunirht and provide«! with eiupl<*vmeat a torn
from ammonia baking powder. Price's Cream Baking Pow
ArK5'le.W13..sayS:| 0 'g-fcr.. After V
number, n h« are makinff over
a venrea- h. It s
of druukards have been cured who have taken the
Ferry's Seed Annual for iSga
| lhe accompanying statement Wrick*. s*e !b* tu lb« 74 i.
Vi'1 J!*0?'.1 Pl?-“11
Fit U r.. Ailiire *S at one«.
Golden Specific in their coffee without their knowl that the evils of entail and primogen tion of estates, with the object of creat
E. < . ALM:.,, UuK 4«O, Augmtu, Muiae.
. of my weight and measure-',batt.... 43 in. Mia. >oi.
»ell* the whole Seed story—Sent free for the
der produces work that is beyond comparison and yet coat#
edge, and today lielieve they quit drinking of their iture were put an end to in this coun ing a peasant proprietary in the coun
□ents will show the resulta otiWatou. 42 in. si in. n fa
asking. Don’t sow Seeds till you get it.
ow.i free will. No harmful effect result# from it#
I rive months' treatment.
I Hi pa-... u m. 4u in. is in.
edniinistratiou. Cure# guaranteed. Send for cir try and that the terrors of landlords try and popular ownership in the cit
yy.M.FERRY*CO.,Detroit M .hJ
PATIENTS TREATED BY MAIL.
no more than the adulterated ammonia or alum powder#.
cular and full particulars. Address in confidence,
Ilarade«#. and with bo starving, incooTcnmc«, or bad effscU.
G vlden Srscxnc Co., Ids Race Street, Cincinnati. U- and land monopoly, just then agitat ies. In France the whole subject has
For particular» addreaa, with 6 cents in stamps,
I S-feS. Using Agency of Mesara
Dr. Price’s stands for pure food and good health.
, u g. a. r. mimi , a victti s rami, csicagb ill Ma
ing the crowded countries of Europe, been placed upon a new legal status,
Wa AYER A SOR. our authorized agent*
Give Us a Call.
UNION HARDWARE CO.,
Facts Worth Remembering
TRUCK AND DRAY CO,
The Duke of Yamhill.
BURNS & DANIELS
Furniture, Wall Paper, Carpets, etc.,
A. H. GAUNT
HIGHEST MARKET PRICE.
Royal Ashantee 24,214,
Th People’s Market.
J. B. ROHR
O. O. HODSON
HAS MADE A BIG COMBINATIN !
FACTORY í ! íé
HARDWARE, STOVES AND TINWARE