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About The Yamhill County reporter. (McMinnville, Or.) 1886-1904 | View Entire Issue (April 6, 1894)
M’MINNVILLE, OREGON, FRIDAY, AFRI I. 6, 1894.
Enteredai the Port office in McMiunville,
as Second-class matter.
SUBSCRIPTION l‘Rb F 4’2.09 PER YEAR.
One Dollar if paid in advance, Single numbers flve cents.
family, with many more you would
know, but that I have not time to
Oi Our Ptiblir Schools a Quarter
mention now. They are scattered
t eulury Ago.
far and near and many of them have
passed to the great beyond.
(Read before the McMinnville Public Schools
Ly Mr, Wm. Galloway, and published by re
Some of them have made life a
others have failed; but my
Teacher», Pupils and Friends:~-
Snap-shot, Plash-light and time
has been that the stu
exposure pictures readily taken by i
Prof. Baker called to see me a
himself to the du
any amateur with our A and B Ordi
short time ago, and asked me if I
nary Kodaks. Twenty-font picture!
would not come up here and talk to
without reloading — simple in con
you a while this afternoon. I hesi
tor Infants and Children.
struí tion. well made and handsomely
tated about promising to do so, as I
am not accustomed to making
HIRTY years' obMnatlon of Castoria wiüt the patronage of
Vou can •• Do the Rest.”
speeches, but he insisted and the re
complied, and in the course of his which was granted to me by Prof. ous, Be Punctual,” and one that I
F ree illustrated manual tells just how ,
luiUlons of persons, Jiorœit ns to «peak of it without guessing.
sult is, I am here and will try and
remarks criticised our manner of Baker in 1881.
liked the best extended in an arch
—but we ll do it tor you if you ward i
It is unijaeHtionably th» best remedy for Infanta and Children
interest you for a short time. I feel spelling. He said: "after a word has
I taught a spring term in the Hen over the door the full width of the
the world has ever known. It is harmless._ Children like it. It
been pronounced by the teacher the drix district north of Lafayette, and room in front of us. where all could
Bklvi LOADED FOR 14 EXPOSURES.
room, as six years of my life have
gives then» health. It will eave their live». In it Mother» have
pupil should first pronounce it dis the following winter saw me at see: “Whatsoever thy hand findeth
been spent as a teacher in the public tinctly and then spell and pronounce Wheatland teaching a school of about
A Ord.Kodak l a pictures . x '« >» , ♦ * I
something which 1» ab.olntely safe andjraotlcall^perf»ot_a£a
to do, do it with thy might." That
schools of this county, and in think each syllable, plainly, to the end. For
B Ordinary Kuduk for pkiutet. jS x 4 in ,
20 pupils in a little log house with a is the keynote of success. Do with
G mpl .ic Developing and Printing Outfit,
ing about what I would say to inter instance, the teacher pronounces the fire place at one end and lighted by
Castoria destroys Worms.
est you, it came to my mind to tell word ‘geography,’ the pupil should: only two small windows, one on each thv might whatsoever thy hand find-
P \STM \N KODAK CO.,
you something about our public say‘geography, g-e ge,o-g og’geog.r-a side of the room. The seats were eth to do. It doos not matter how
Ca.taria allays Feverishness.
ROCHF.STER, N. ¥
small the task, do not slight it. Do
schools a quarter of a century ago.
$1. ...J io f I .0.00.
Castoria prevents vomiting Sonr Card.
ra, geogra, p-h-y phy, geography,” i benches and the desks were boards everything well, the very best 5’ou
A quarter of a century—how long It was a lesson in articulation that 1 supported by pegs in the wall. 1
Castoria cures Diarrhcea and ^Wind Colic.
Take pride in solving every
that seems to the youthful minds always remembered, and while it re j think they have a more pretentious [ can.
Castoria relieves Teathing Trouble».
and mastering every lesson
here that are looking forward the quires quite an effort to get through, school house there now.
All were j thoroughly. Then you will succeed.
Castoria coros Constipation and Flatulency.
next twenty-five years! But we, who in this manner such long words as strangers to me when I first went to J
Castoria neutralises the effects of carbonio acid gas or poisonous air.
have lead ed the meridian of life, incompatibility, incomprehensibility, the little village, but I found a pleas-1 In this age of education and im
provement, ignorance is voluntary,
look backward and say, “how short
Castoria does not contain morphine, opium, or other narcotio property.
Constantinople, etc., vet it is really ant home in the family of Hon. M. B. : and there is not a boy or girl in all
a time! It cannot be so long as that.
Castoria assimilates the food, regnlates tho_ stomaoh and bowels,
the foundation of correct pronuncia Hendricks, and before the term :
we will send you
But we look around us and see tion. and articulation in reading and closed had formed many agreeable i | this fair land of ours that needs to
a Brilliant Gern
giving healthy and natural sleep.
i grow up in ignorance if they will but
women and bearded men, many of speaking.
of unusual color, K CUUT
Castoria is put up in one-sise bottles only. It is not sold in bulk.
improve the opportunities presented
e THIS size .
and a copy of
Tt was usually the custom at that Io them by our generous public
At that period much attention was
Don’t allow any one to sell you anything else on the plea or promise
"The Great Divide," so you can see
also given to good reading, and the ■ time for the teachers to “board
that it is “just as good” and “ will answer everyjmrgose/'
wha* a wonderful journal it is, pro-
and worry of this busy, rest spelling schools were often inter | around” among the patrons, a week i school system—a system that has
j made a marked improvement in the
t iiled you name the pa[>er you saw this
less world of ours: ivomen and
Sec tbatyi.r. get C-A-S-T-O'-R-I-A._
spersed with reading matches or | here and a week there. While this last quarter of a century and of
in.i— It’s a real Jewel we’ll send you.
men whom we remember as little
contests, and judges were chosen to i was not always pleasant, yet it had
U On BTar?
girls and boys at our knees acquiring decide the respective merits of the its advantages as it enabled the . J which we may well be proud.
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signature of - GfuzSjyTrt¿-¿¿/I/.
THE CHEAT DIVIDE, Donver, Colo.
the rudiments of an education, and contestants.
FHOVI THI: CUVNTY PKENN.
teacher and patrons to become bet
when we note the silver threads
While the branches taught were . ter acquainted with each other. The :
our own locks we feel that it regulated by law as at the present I people were noted for their hospital i
Children Cry for Pitcher’» Cdistoriâ.
number of school chil
was indeed long ago.
time, yet a teacher was expected to ity and the teacher was treated to |
In looking backward over a period give instruction without extra pay. the very best that they had. The dren in this school district this year
of a quarter of a century we see in almost anything the pupil wished yellow-legged chickens were killed is 224. This shows that there is a
many changes in our public school to study. My first term in algebra for him and he lived on the fat of the I steady increase in the number of
attending school in Dayton,
system. We had then no uniform was studied under a teacher who land.
Some of the most pleasant ¡children
Till; UrlllXM II.I.E
there is a necessity of hav-
series of text books, as now, but knew no more about it than I did at : acquaintances of my life were formed
and better school house.
each district had a series of its own that time, but he assisted me all he during my period of “boarding
is making some
could and together, we managed to around.” As 1 said, this practice
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
plod through to two unknown quan was not always pleasant, and to bet
For instance, if a teacher preferred tities. Composition and rhetoric, ter illustrate this assertion. I will j has torn down his old barn and
Sanders’ readers where Wilson’s had general history, anatomy and physi tell you of an incident that happened moved his shop back and will put up
previously been used and the patrons ology, philosophy, geology, higher to me in a district not more than 50 a large shop on the site of the old
one. He has the lumber all on the
were willing to incur the expense of arithmetic, geometry and Davies’ miles from McMinnville.
Paid up Capital, >.50.000
Transacts a General Banking Business.
new books, the change was made, university algebra. I studied under a
As was the custom 1 was "boat’d ground, and will commence work on
and I have often seen the Sanders, competent teacher in the public ing around,” and one week my time the building as soon as the weather
Sausages of All Kinds a Specialty.
- J. Il' COWLS.
Wilson, and National readers used in school at Lafayette. Prof. S. W. came to board with a certain family | permits.
Highest cash price tor dressed Meats, Hides Vice President, - Lh'h LA CO 11 LI .V.
One night last week as Charley
the same school. Thompson’s mental King, now living in Portland, and in the neighborhood that rumor had
AND ALL KINDS OF
and Poultry. Market South side of Third Street, Cashier.
1. C. APPEHSUN
was returning home on horse-
between 1» and E.
IF. 8. I. IXL
and practical arithmetics were the who was for several years the super told me were not very neat. Several
McMinnville, where he
principal mathematical works in use intendent of the public schools of of the children were attending the
Atluitaii«trittor'« ftolare io (red i lor ■
medicine for his fa
Board of Directors:
that city. He was a live, energetic school and would have felt very much
'OTICK is hereby given that the undersigned ' I. W. COWLES,
teacher who managed to infuse some hurt had I not visited their home
ha* been ap|Htinted by the county court ot A. J AFPEKSON.
county, state of Oregon, administrator
solve every problem in the practical of his own love for knowledge into too in my rounds. So I went. The time. As he was crossing the bridge
J. L. BOGERS.
• J iin- ertata oi «<»ib> Cuter, Mie «4 m M county,
arithmetic—in fact, particular atten the most dilatory pupil, and to the house was large and roomy and I across the river, and when at this
drcea <’<1 and has qualified as such administrator.
Therefore, all ¡»ersons having clahus against the
.Sell Sight Exchange and Telegraphic Trans
All work fully guaranteed to give perfect satis tion was given to that arithmetic,
' end of the covered portion of the
eUatc of ‘•aid i'oil.v Carter, are hereby notified to fers on New York. Sun Franeisco and Portland faction. Refers by permission to Wm. Me Chris
earnest, conscientious student his things did not look quite so bad as I
present them with the proper vouchers to me at | Deposits received subiurt to check. Interest paid man, Mrs. L. E. Bewley, Mrs. E. D. Fellows.
and a teacher s education and ability assistance was invaluable. He would had expected to find them. It was i bridge, two men sprang in front of
my residence at West Cnehalem. Yamhill County ; on Time Deposits. Loans money on approved '
his horse and ordered him to stand
Oregon, within *-i;< months from the date of chi’- j security. Collections mads on ali accessible
Holl s Old Jewelry Stand, 3d Street. as an instructor were gauged by his say to his pupils: "Always learn the a very warm day, and feeling thirsty
notice. Dated March 15, 1894.
11-5 i points.
As quick as a flash
W il WOOD, Administrator.
knowledge of that practical arithme whjT or wherefore of every step in after my walk I stepped out to the and deliver.
w T \ INTO»’. Att y for Raid Estate.
off his horse and
tic. Clark was the principal authori solving a 'proposition.
Never be . well to get a drink. The well was
the men down and
ty on grammar, although I remember satisfied with merely getting the | situated near the back porch with a
JOHN F. DERBY,
Administrator s Sale of Land.
having a class in Pinneo in one answer correctly, but be able to j wooden curb around it resting on
"OTICE is hereby given that by virtue
Proprietor of The McMinnville
the other in
district. In connection I wish to prove that it is right.” I can truth a platform of boards. While bring-
of an order of the County Court tor
county. Oregon, made March 10,1894,
directing the undersigned as the administrator of
fully’ say that much of my own suc ! ing up the cool, sparkling water
tiie estate of Benjamin Antrim, deceased, to sell
provement made in teaching the cess as a teacher I owe to his exam I from the depths below. I noticed a
the hereinafter des» lifird real property of said
estate in ordet to raise funds to pay the indebted
grammar of aur English language. ple and thorough methods of instruc j hole which extended along one side of
edm<s and the expenses of administration thereof,
Situated at the Southwest corner of the Fuir
it hieh said order diiects that said real property I ¿rounds.
Twenty-five years ago, grammar tion. During the first few years of the curb on a level with the plat-
be sold al private sale on the premises, i will, at
the dwelling house on said premises, on the 14th
was considered a study for older my experience in the country dis . form. I said to the little girl who
All sizes of first-class Drain Tile kept constantly
day of Anvil. 1891. at the hour of one o’clock in
pupils, those who were well ad tricts I had classes in algebra, his 1 was standing near, "I should think a let the fellow' off, and to care for
ii,* hb . HI..UH <■» Midday, offer the hereinafter >n hand at lowest living prices.
FRESH MEATS OF ALL KINDS
described real property for sale at private sale to
vanced in reading, spelling, writing, tory. physiology, and one time in a ! cat, chicken or something would t un his partner, who was insensible
the highest and best bidder therefor, upon the i MCMINNVILLE,
CHOICEST IN THE MARKET.
following terms, to wit The purchaser to assume
geography and written arithmetic. little school house away up on the j through there into the well. Why when Moore left. The fellows were
and pav the mortgages now upon said lands the
principal oi which is $-719.84 and $1092.83 respect
My own first lessons in grammar North Yamhill there came to me a 1 don t you have it fixed?" She re- young, heavy set men, with IDUS-
ively. ami the accumulated interest on both ot
t. H GOl vHEF.
South side Third St. between B and C.
said mortgages being between three and four I. >. (XI.BREATH.
were taken the summer after I was young man with Mattison’s High I plied: “Ma says we ought to before taches.
hundred dollars, and to pay eight hundred dol
lars rush in hand on day of sale, and the balance
Calbraatli & Goucher.
fourteen and the method of instruc School Astronomy for one of his text anything else gets in there, but pa
ot the purchase price to be paid Hi one year from
date <4'-.tie Will» interest therv.m from said day
tion was such that I went through books.
hasn’t fixed it yet. There is a chick Mr. J W. Pixley, a graduate of
ot sale at tiie rate ot 8 per cent per annum until
PHYSICIAN« ANI» SURGEONS
the term without understanding
paid; said balance to be secured by mortgage on
Dr. J. D. Fenton, of Portland, and i en in there now. the dog got after it the state normal school at Mon
said premises. If for any reason said real prop \luUlNNTIl I I
much of the fundamental principles F- W. Fenton of this city learned a few days ago and run it right mouth, has been engaged to teach
erty Is not -sold on said day of sale, the sale there
of will be continued from day to day thereafter
of our language. And my own case their first lessons in anatomy and through that hole into the well. We the next term of school at Cheha-
(Office over Braly’s bank.)
until the same is sold. Said real premises are
described as follow», to wit Being known as the
was the rule rather than the excep physiology under my instructions in didn’t get it out. but ma threw down lem Center.
west half of the north half of claim No. 60. in T. 5
THE • • -
s . K 3 W . Notification No 1638, in Yamhill
tion, as pupils of twelve or fourteen the little school house that is now a lot of ashes to purify the water.
Young people about Newberg get
county, Oregon, as designated in the plats and
ELSI A WRIGHT,
surveys of the United States, and described more
years could seldom tell even the dif used for a woodshed, which stands I didn’t take a drink, and tried not married so fast and unexpectedly
particularly as commencing at the south wot
Manufactures and Deals in
ferent parts of speech. Now the beside the more pretentious school to eat anything during my stay that that you can’t always tell where the
corner of this tract now described, which corner
is 27 vs chain northerly from the south west cor
little ones are taught to form sen building in what was then known as had any water in it. J boarded next bolt ot matrimonial lightning is
ner ot said claim No. no, on the west boundry line
ot sui<l claim No.
thence north 39 demes
tences correctly and tell the different the Carse district, between this there a week, but only one night going to strike. It is related of one
vast, 50.84 chains to a stake in the prairie for
south-east corner of this tract, thence north 1
kinds of words as soon as they learn place and Carlton. I taught seven at a time as that was as long as I
degree west, 31 >7 chains to a stake on the north
SADDLES, BRIDLES, SPURS,
boundary of said claim No 60; thence south89 de
to read, and their “language lessons” months in that little school house could go without a square meal.
grees west. 50 57 chains to the north-west corner
Brushes and sella them cheaper that»
oi said claim No. 6») thence south one degree east
go hand in hand with the rudiments and, when the weather was fine, They were my friends and kind peo
31 57 • bains to tiie place of beginning, containing they can be bought any where else in
of their education.
160acres more or lv<s in Yamhill county, Oregon, the Willamette Valley. Our ail home
walked from my home at Lafayette pie in their way, and would have felt
and being part of the Adam Mat heney. donation
made sets of harness are pronounced
In orthography we had Sanders’ each day, making a distance of six slighted had I not stayed with them
J R FORREST,
unsurpassable by those who buy them .
my allotted time.
Is T he L ime to T ake
Administrator of said estate.
spellers and a great deal of attention miles, three each wav.
I believe the custom of "boarding
was given to that branch of learning.
1 tell you all this that you may
” has become nearly obsolete,
?Q ÀLI POINTS EAST AND SOUTH.
the teachers now are not
spelled by the pupils orally and each at a time when we had no practical
subjected to that inconvenience.
It is the Dining Car Route.
As to salaries I do not think there
headmarks during the term, thereby and no uniform series of text books.
■ It runs through Vestibuled securing the prize which was offered In a school of 35 or 40 pupils the has been much change. My first
i Trains to
for the same in each class. Spelling large number of classes made the term I received |25 per month and
COULTER & WRIGHT. Prop’s.*
was "boarded around,” and as I be
¡ST. PAUL No Change of Cars. CHICAGO schools were common throughout the teacher’s duties indeed arduous.
more experienced my wages
winter season and great interest was
• ¡«oils of all dewriptioiiH moved and
( b m posed o f DIN ING CA RS u as it rpa ued. taken in the various spelling matches dreaded that first examination! In were gradually increased to f50 per
'•arefnl handling anaranteed. Collection«
Rl LIMAN DRAW ING ROOM SLEEP-
between rival districts. Our school the spring of 1869 shortly after my month without board.
will be made monthly. Hauling of all ERS of latest equipment.
During the six years that 1 taught
were always crowded on such 17th birthday, I came here on horse
kinds done cheap.
the public schools of this county, Writes Postmaster J. C. W oodson ,
TOURIST SLEEPING CARS
occasions. Prizes were given to the back from Lafayette to apply to
different pupils came to me for Forest Hill, W. Va., “I had a bron
winners, and no doubt your teacher Uncle Neil Johnson, who was then
W. J. CLARK, D.D.S
JRest that can be constructed and in which ac-
instruction and I have all their chial trouble of such a persistent
Graduate I'niversity of Mich.
tommodations are FREE and furnished for
casion of that kind at Lafayette, cate to teach in the public schools of names in a book at home. In look and stubborn character, that the
holders of first and second-class tickets, and
doctor pronounced it incurable with
ROUND TR.P TICKETS
Ha. opened an office in I nion Bkoct, Room fi,
when Dr. H. R. Littlefield presented this county. There were no written ing over the list the other day I no ordinary medicines, and advised
and is prepared to do all work in the dental line
a croquet set to the lucky person examinations then, but each teacher
ELEGANT DAY COACHES.
me to try Ayer’s Cherry Pectoral.
Good for 30 Days CROWN AND BRIDGE WORK A SPECIALTY.
who spelled down the long line of was questioned orally and the exam- to you all and will mention a few of 1 did so, and one bottle cured me.
L atest M ethod of P ainless . E xtraction
The present county clerk, For the last fifteen years, I have
fording direct and uninterrupted service. Fuli- boys and girls, men and women nation.i were usually private.
man Sleeper reservations can be secured in ad-
attended my first used this preparation with good
I vance through any agent of the road.
his efficient effect whenever I take
I THROUGH TICKETS to and from all points in
America. England and Europe, at any ticket spelling was a fine exercise in the took the place of physiology. You
A Bad Cold,
office of this road.
Mrs. and I know of numbers of people
proper pronunciation and articula w’ho have had to get a first certificate
Hendricks was also my pupil for 18 • who keep it in the house all the time,
Full information concerning rules, time ot tion of words and I think should go can imagine with what trepidation
trains, routes and other details, furnished on ap hand in hand with written exercises. 1 approached the house and how I months, and Mrs. Ed. Breidwell and
not considering it sate to I>e with
plication to any agent, or
I remember thaL^nore than twenty- dreaded that first examination. But sister Ella with their bi’other Miles i out it.”
Midili FIVE GATE TICKETS Io lie Fair, i
A. D. CHARLTON, five years ago, I was-attending school the old gentleman received me kind and younger sister were among my
“ I have been using Ayer’s Cherry
GATES & HENRY, Props.
Assistant General Passenger Agent,
ly, and, no doubt, pitying my em brightest students at Wheatland. ! Pectoral in my family for 30 years, with
the most satisfactory results, and can
Yamhill, when Father Spencer, who barrassment. asked me only a few F. W. Fenton, of this city, and his 1 cheerfully recommend tt as being espe
No. 121 First Street
E Street, north of Third. Everything New and
FROM SAN FRANCISCO to other point* in First-class Conveyance of Commercial Travel
was then superintendent ot the pub questions in each branch which I brothers, Dr. J. D. Fenton of Port cially adapted to all pulmonary com
California will be allowed purchasers <4 special ers a specialty Board and stabling by the day or
schools in this county, came to managed to answer, and how de land, Lee, now a successful merchant plaints. 1 have, for many year», made
Midwinter Fair tickets at the following round month. We solicit a tair share of the local pat
us. Perhaps there are some lighted I was when he handed me my at Dallas, and Charlie, the promising pulmonary and other medicines a special
TO STATIONS UNDER 150 MILES FROM
study, and I have come to the conclusion
S a N I RANI Ix’O. ONE AND ONE lHIRDone-
to-day who remember the old gentle certificate, written out in his own young lawyer who died recently at that Ayer’s Cherry Pectoral occupies a
man, as this was his home for quite a handwriting, and testifying that I Spokane, were also mj’ pupils dur position pre-eminent over other medi
TO STATION 1.70 MILES OK MORE FROM
S kN FRAN' 1SCO. ONE AND ONE FIF TH one
two winter terms.
Also Mrs. cines of the class.”—Chas. Davenport,
TO.VSORIAL PARLORS, number of years before he died. was competent to give instruction in ing
Mrs. Geo. Dover, N. J.
For exact ratesand lull information inquire ot j
After listening to the various recita
J H KI It Kt 1 Nil. Di-t P h < s Agt nt 134
tions, which included several spelling
tirât st.. Portland, Or., or address the
with others, at home, and among Bradshaw of The Dalles, Mrs. P. P. Prepared by Dr. J. C- Ayer 8t Co., Lowell, Mate.
r. H GOODMAN,
For a Clean Shave or Fashionable Hair classes, our teacher asked him to ad
Gen. Traffic Manager.
Gen. Passenger Asrent I
OneDoor W est
them the last one which I obtained, Gates and others of Rev, Hoberg’s Prompt to act, suretocuro
Cut Give Him a Call.
Highest of all in Leavening Power—Latest U. S. Gov’t Report
Bond & Phillips,
E. J. Qualey & Co.,
Fresh & Cured Meals.
wm oe mi ms
R A TES
Truck and Dray Co.
SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO
‘/When I was a Boy,’^
SAN FRANCISCO, CAI
of Cigar Store.
“As old at
ed. “ Tried
and proven ''
^REGULATOR, is the verdict
o f millions.
lator is the
4^ o n 1 y Liver
A A Cz A A V Z and Kidney
can pin your
faith for a
cure, . A
five, a n d
on the Liver
neys. Try it.
Soil by all
Druggists in Liquid, or in Powder
to be taken dry or made i ntoa tea.
The King of Liver Medicines.
“ 1 have used yourHitnmons Liver Kegu-
lator and can eoiisciuncioualy aa\ il is th«,
king of all liver JuedichitM, 1 oiusider it a
medicine cheat in itself.-—Gao. W J ack -
son , Tacoma, Washington.
Bai the Z Stamp lu red ou wrapper.
Al xj IIAUt MAkksir
CAN I OBTAIN A PATENTf
.zpenonce In the patent bualneea. Communi.
tion. .trlctly confidential. A Handbook ol lu-
rorniatitn concomitu Parente ana bow to nb.
tain them tent tree AUo a catalogue or metliau-
icai and aclentlfic books sent tree
Patents taken through Mium & Co. receive
Semai notice In the hcienlldc Americas, and
us are brought wldcl, before the public with,
out coat to the inventor. Thia aplendid paper
isauea weekly, elefanti, illustrated has hr fir thè
lar.-eat orculatlou ot any Kientltie work In the
’Ofio- »3 a year, nanipie copies sent free.
Bunding Edition, monthly, S2.U)a year. 8in*ie
copies, *d5 cents. Every number contains beau
tiful platea, in colon, and nootograpba ot new
Louses with plana, enabling builder, to show tn.
of our young men that he thought he
had a “sure enough girl a few days
ago, but when be went after ’her to
take to a party he learned with
chagrin that she had just that morn
ing married another man, and even
then was on her way to her new
home in another county.
G. F. Schultz has sold his harness
shop to Fink & Wright, of McMinn
ville, who will continue the business
jit the same stand in Amity. They
are said to be rustling horse millin
ers, and we believe they will do a
Last Saturday evening en route to
the Methodist church, Mrs. V. Nave
was walking closely behind R. A.
Harris and wife when Mr. H stepped
on the outer end of a loose board in
the walk and Mrs. Nave, stepping in
the hole thus made, fell and sus
tained a dislocation of the wrist.
Dr Taylor adjusted the bones but it
will be weeks ere she can use her
hand The city thus incurs expense
by neglecting dangerous walk.
Ali but a few dollars has been col
lected for the sidewalk around the
seminary block. Bart of the lunilyer
is ou the ground and Street Supt.
Juke.r will begin operations shortly.
The annual conference of the Inde
pendent Evangelical church will con
vene in Lafayette Ap^il 5th, to con
tinue over the following Sunday.
Bishop C. S. Hamon, of Reading,
Pu , will preside
There will be
preaching services each evening of
the week, beginning with Wednes
The next county Endeavor meet
ing will be hold in Sheridan some
time in September.
Mr. C. Allison of this place has
men at work setting 2000 fruit trees
out on the place he bought of Mr.
Hembree, north ot town.
George Raleigh’s bull dog wa->
found chewing on one of Scroggin’s
spring lambs the other day and
George turned the culprit over to
the boys who made him a target for
shot gun practice.
We received a pleasant call Wed
nesday from C. S. Clark, the pioneer
editor of Sheridan who arrived last
Mr. Clark was compelled by
failing eyesight to relinquish a good
position on a California paper, and
is now at home taking a rest.
Mr. E. Chapman, a resident of
Ballston has for some time past beeu
circulating for signatures a petition
addressed to congress praying that
body to issue to the people the sum
of one thousand million dollars in
greenbacks. Many persons signed
the petition to humor Mr. Chap
man’s whim in the hope that he
would then abandon the matter, re
alizing that bis mind was affected,
but not so.
Last Sunday he left
Ballston and up to Tuesday night he
had not returned. The supposition
is that the old gentleman has started
for Washington to personally lay his
claim before congress. Mr. Chap
man is aged about 60 years aud
bears a good reputation, and hereto
fore has not been considered unsound
in mind. He is a widower and has a
married son and daughter. His sud
den aberration of ming is regretted
by all of bis acquaintances.