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M’MINNVILLE, OREGON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15. 1895.
Entered at the Tostoflice in McMinnville,
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE 82.% PER YEAR
One Dollar if paid in advance, Single numbers five cents.
system of agencies and bailiffs with
the result that very serious compli
Englishmen M ho Own Iiutueuse cations have resulted. The state
True!» of Laud In till» Couuiry.
legislatures have done their best to
That English aristocrats should deal with the question, and hereto
! rule large domains in the Uuited fore with only indifferent success.
! States and rule them from London is Viscount Scully is, rightly or wroug-
at first a difficult thing to grasp. ly, made the scapegoat of the whole
I Not until it is borne in mind that business. He has for years been a
FRESH MEATS OF ALL KINDS.
I peers and peeeresses of Great Brit-1 thorn in the path of one state ad
CHOICEST IN THE MARKET.
| ian are largo landed proprietors in ministration after another, and bis
j our country—Viscount Scully- alone shrewdness in evading every pro
South side Third St. between B and C.
owns 3,000,000 acres in Illinois, Iowa vision of law directed against him
and Nebraska—does the significance has extorted the unwilling admira-
of absenteeism in landlords become I tion of thousands. Thus Scully
apparent. But now the matter will I practically owns, in Illinois, the best
be brought home to Americans more part of the counties of Logan, Liv-
directly than it has ever been brought j ingston and Tazewell The state in
home yet, for there is shortly to be a i 1887 passed an alien land law, di
B E. COULTER. Prop.
union in London of the American rected solely against Scully. To
land-owning interests, and a scries I evade it be insisted beforehand upon
»iiiti ( ’ai*s
of drastic measures are scheduled, I a clause in all bis leases stipulating
Goods of all descriptions moved and i
careful handling guaranteed. Collections !
which, it is believed, will not only I that the lessee should pay all taxes
will be made monthly. Hauling of all
increase the annual rentals of the accruing against the property leased.
kinds done cheap.
vast domain involved, but which will
The result was the creation of a
greatly affect the destiny of the hun j large and solid body of voters in the
dreds of thousands who dwell upon Scully counties, as they are called,
W. J. CLARK,D.D.S
opposed to propositions of public im
Gratinate University of Mich.
The King of Liver Medicines.
First of all, a list of the members provement by taxation.
“ I have used your Simmons Liver Regu
lator and cun conscienciuusly say it is the
of the aristocracy who own the lands
Has opened an office in Union Block, Room C,
The war against Scully in Illinois
king <>f all liver medicines. I consider it a
and is prepared to do all work in the dental line.
in question will not be without in threw the other British landowners
medicine chest in itself.—G eo . W. J ack
terest. Such a list has never before into a panic, and as fast as leases
CROWN AND BRIDGE WORK A SPECIALTY. iON, Tacoma,
been given in full. The greatest of have fallen in they have beeu re
L atest M ethod of P ainless E xtraction .
Has the ’L Stamp iu red on wrapper«
the English holdings, and the per newed under heavier and heavier
ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., 106 WALL ST., NEW-YORK.
sons interested, are these:
conditions. Alien land laws have
Ej EfEj Ej E¡ E[ E> EJE] ETE7E[E( Ej !
The Texas Land Union (Syndicate occupied the attention of legisla
No. 3), 3,000,000 acres. Interested tures, and in Kansas and Nebraska
peers: Baroness Burdette-Coutts, the struggle for a time had a serious
Effective Protection Agnitikt Bank
BOSTON AND Al l.
The California legislature has
Earl Cadogan, H. C. Fitzroy Somer effect upon land securities of all other employe along the coast as;
POINTS EAST and SOUTH
the gubernatorial vote, aud
set (this is the Duke of Beaufort), kinds.
ikn embarrassing surprise awaits
Fur information, time cards, maps or
majority over Estee to
Finallj” matters came to such a
tickets, call on or write
l any unwary bank robber who may
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be 1,206. This quiets all controver
C. H. FLEMING. Agent.
Busy people have no time and sensible i drop in atty of the banks of Russell, sy-
the duke of Rutland: Ughtaed J. I the American tenantry was ap
people have no inclination to use a slow I Kansas. Citizens have clubbed to-
Kay-Shuttleworth and Eand Ethel pointed to present a memorial to the remedy. One Minute Cough Cure acts ' gether to protect their wealth oil de-
A.D CHARLTON. Asst Gen.Pas.Agt.
Lenz, the bicyclist who started
Cadogan (maid in waiting to the London owners of land, setting forth promptly and gives permanent results. ' posit in the local banks. The floor
the world on a wheel from
queen). This syndicate owns whole the ruin that stared the western Kogers Bros.
j of each bank is studded with electric Pittsburg, May 15th, 1892. is report
counties in Texas, and tens of thous farmers in the face as a result of the j
push-buttons, any one of which will ed to have been killed by Kurds in
i > k . umriin’s kidi :.
ands of persons pay it rentals.
rack-renting system that had been
set a score or more of gongs a ring Turkey, ou May 7th, 1894, the last
Sir Edward Reid, 2,000,000 acres. evolved out of the chaos. This me’
Appropriate to the discussion now ing on the streets and in public time anything was heard from him.
This is a syndicate which owns lands ! morial had a marked effect upon the going on relative to annexation of places, and a double-barreled shot
id Retail Dealers in
in Florida only. It includes the ' Baroness Burdett-Coutts, who in j Newfoundland, is the account of Dr. gun has been placed in a handy spot
Washington’s monument has hith
present Duchess of Marlborough, sisted upon no more evictions of Marcus Whitman’s trip from Oregon in every prominent store. Should a erto been ranked as the loftiest struc
Lady Randolph Churchill and Lady American farmers. It only aggra in the winter of 1842, and his plea in would-be robber poke a gun in at ture in the world, being 550 feet in
vated the Duke of Sutherland, who behalf of Oregon. He at that time the cash window the cashier would
altitude; but the Quaker sombrero
Viscount Scully—3,000.000 acres. was then in sore need of funds, and found the secretary of state, Daniel simply put up his hands, step on the of old Win. Penn, on top of the tow
His lordship maintains an elaborate he cabled his agents to collect the I Webster, busy negotiating with i button, and the citizens will do the er of the city hall in Philadelphia
rents and send them over at all | England for a trade of American in-j rest.
system of bailiffs.
just put iu place, is 575 feet above
Syndicate No. 4 —1,800,000 acres. hazards.
terests in Oregon for the fisheries of
the base. The Penn statue itself is
Saint Paul an Armenian.
Finding that mild measures Newfoundland. In the light of the,
This syndicate has all its holdings in
37 feet in height.
Apropos of the recent murderous
Mississippi. It includes the Marquis availed nothing, the tenantry re value of our possessions upon the
of Dalhousie, George Henry Howard sorted to a more radical expedient. Pacific coast to-day, and what they! outrages of the Turks wherein it is
A Norwich (Conn.) blacksmith.act-
Cholmondeley (Viscount Choltnonde- An association lias been formed in ; did to uphold and defend the flag in alleged that several thousand Arme ing under the advice of a local veter
lev), Georgiana, Viscountess Cross: Illinois, Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas the trying days of the rebellion, Dr. nian Christians were slaughtered, inary surgeon, chloroformed a re
Hon. Lady Hamilton Gordon and to resist to the utmost the demands I I Marcus Whitman in his dress of the I the St. Louis Republic says:
fractory horse in order to shoe him.
of the English landlords. The organ-1 plains, standing upon his frozen feet
‘ Not everybody knows that St. The horse yielded reluctantly to tho
Hon. Lady Biddulph.
All work fully ki la ranter« I to give perti-i I sulfa
faction. Refers by iH-rnussioii lu Win. Met'bris-
Marquis of Tweedale—1,750,000. ization is a secret one and is the | before President Tvler and Secretary Paul was an Armenian, and that influence of the anaesthetic, but was
luan, Mrs. L. E. Bewley, Mrs. E I* Fellows.
Holl's Old Jewelry Stand, 3d Street.
The marquis is William Montagu first really agrarian agitation in I Webster, pleading for Oregon, richly Tarsus, where be was born, is a town finally brought completely under its
Hay, famed all over Scotland as the American history. The association deserves preservation in a great na still existent in the little country power, and the shoeing process was
works more secretlj’ than the Holy ■ tional picture upon the walls of the where the Turks are said to have
! rack rent landlord
accomplished with great ease. A
Phillips Marshall & Co., London— Vehm Gerichte, but it has already national capitol. It was a great massacred 10.600 men, women and I few day9 later the horse began to
1,300,000 acres. This firm has the influenced legislation in a marked event in national history. Great be children in cold blood. The Arme | droop, then was attached with lock-
| whole peerage for its clients.
cause successful. Great because it nian Christians have clung to their [ jaw and died in a very short time.
This is the development in the situ was timely. Had action been de faith with a heroism which cau only
SADDLES, BRIDLES, SPURS,
I London—750,000 acres
The funds i ation which, more than anything ■ ferred even for a year little or noth- be compared to that of the ancient
The remains of General Grant will
Brushes and sells them cheaper than
j of widowed peeresses are largely in- ’ else, caused the English land-owners i ing could have been accomplished. ; Christian martyrs. For 1,500 years have been in the temporary tomb
they cau be bought anywhere else in
, vested here. The lands are in the I to form an alliance among them-1 Dr. Whitman was told: “It is im-, they have been Christians and dur built for them ten -years next sum
the Willamette Valley. Out ail home
selves. The movement was first possible to cross the plains during ing most of the time they have been mer. If the contractors fail not the
imide sets ot harness ate pronounced
i south and west.
unsurpassable by those, who buy them
His reply was “I steadily persecuted. They claim to grand aud impressive monument
Bryan H. Evans—700,000 acres. I proposed in the interest of the Scully the winter
Mr. Evans resides in London. His estate. It is intended to have an must go.” All of history records no have been the first nation that em that New York is now slowly build
agent in attendance at the meetings more romantic and perilous journey, braced Christianity. The Moham ing will be completed in December of
■ lands are in Mississippi.
JOHN F. DERBY,
The Duke of Sutherland—125,000 I of legislatures of all the states in accomplished neither for money nor medans blotted the Armenians out the same year. It is explained that
volved this winter. The matter was for political power, nor for any ex as a nation in 1375.”
the work is slow because the quarry
Proprietor ot The McMinnville
The British Land Company—320. 1 brought to the attention of Sir Julian pectation for reward. Thus regard
ing of the great granite blocks is dif
000 acres. This land is all in Kan-! Pauncefote this autumn when he ed, it calls for honors which the old
ficult and slow. It is also pleaded
visited the London Foreign Office, patriot and hero has never yet re The tenth general assembly of that the subscription fund of over
Colorado is gnashing its teeth and
four hundred thousand dollars has
William Whalley—310,000 acres j but what he is to do in the matter ceived from the ¿American people — ,
tearing its hair in distraction. The
Situated at the Southwest romer of the Fan
been drawing about fifteen thousand
cause of this unparliamentary be
owners feel that they have not been
dollars a year interest.
It cures piles, it cures obstinate sores, havior is the fact that the English
AU aizes of first-class Drain Tile kept constantly
The Missouri Land Company— fairly dealt with by their American chapped bauds, wounds. It does this
on hand at lowest living prices.
language has no pronouns of the We might tell you more about One
300,000 acres. This operates a Mis tenantry, and it is likely that this quickly. Is there any good reason why i
gender, and that the tenth Minute Cough Cure, but you probably
M c M innville ,
souri domain, and has headquarters winter will wituess a crisis in the you should not use DeWitt’s Witch Ha- !
general assembly of Colorado has know that it cures a cough. Every one
zel Salvo? Rogers Bros.
three women among its representa does who has used it. It is a perfect
Robert Tennant—230,000 acres. The Duke of Beaufort and the Duke
tives. Every sentence abounds with remedy for coughs, colds, hoarseness. It
This is all farming land. Mr. Ten
is an especial favorite for children, being
meetings of the land-owners now
Even at the low valuation put on ‘ he or she/' 'his or her,'' him or pleasant to take and quick in curing.
nant lives in London.
Dundee Land Company—247,M0 periodically held at the Bank of Eng property for purposes of taxation the
land are meant entirely to effect real estate of New York city is worth representatives are weary. The
economy in the collection of rents. $1,562,582,393. In many of the agri three women who are members of
Statistics on the reasonable expec
Lord Dunmore—120,000 acres.
Logan & Kutch, Prop's.
the Colorado legislature are Mrs. tancy of life indicate that if a man is
Benjamin Newgas, Liverpool— At present each land-owner has bis cultural states the valuation of all
own set of agents who work inde the farm lands together would not Carrie Holly, Mrs. Francis Klock a drunkard at 20 he will live fifteen
and Mrs. Clara Cressingham. They years longer; if sober he has forty-
For a Clean Shave or Fashionable Hair
Lord Houghton (in Florida)—60,- pendently. By consolidating the be as much as the town lots and
are said to be a credit to their sex in four years more to live. At 30 the
■ collection systems the landlords hope buildings in this one city.
Cut Give Us a Call.
Baths are new and first-class in every re
It is not its great wealth, how the way they accept the unique sit-i proportions of years of life remain
Lord Dun raven (iu Colorado)—60,- I to expedite business.
spect. Ladies’ Baths and shampooing a special
ever, that is the most significant uation. They took the oath of office j ing under the same conditions are
ty. Employ none but first-class men. Don’t
forget the place. Three doors west of Hotel
feature of New York. The value of ■ with dignity, and with far more ease i fourteen and thirty-six. If a man is
English Land Company (in Cali
land is relative. Ground worth I than some of the youthful masculine a drunkard at his fortieth year, he
$1,000 an acre in a boom time will 1 legislators. They were not over-1 can not reasonably hope to live to be
English Land Company (in Arkan-1
visit the legislatures and obtain legal speedily fall to half that when the i come when their brethren, in a I older than 51. But if he is temper
boom is off. It is the terrible crowd i spirit of jocularity, appointed them a ate at that age the expectancy of life
Alexander Grant, London (in Kan redress if possible.
ing that makes real estate so valu ' committee to escort the new speaker extends to 69. This is an interest
able in New York. The startling to the chair. They were self-pos ing temperance lecture which can al-
Syndicate No. 6—110,000 acres.
fact about New York real estate is sessed and very watchful. They sit [ ways be used with effect.
This syndicate includes the Earl of
that one-third of it is owned by 117 i quietly behind their big desks from
Vemlatn and the Earl of Lankeville.
—*V. K. Cor. Globe-Democrat.
Some of the towns along lake Erie
persons. Out of a population of [ the time the speaker’s gavel calls
The land is in Wisconsin.
GATES & HENRY, Props.
1,600,000, 117 persons own and en-i ' them to order until it is time to go I are apprehensive that the ship canal
Mr. Elfenhauser, of Halifax—600,
You make no mistake when you take
M0 acres. The land is in West DeWitt’s Little Early Kisers for bilious joy the revenues from a third of the home. They are quiet enough to . now under construction between lake
I suit the most fastidious clamorer for I Michigan and the Mississippi river
E Street, north of Third. Everything New and
ness, dyspepsia or headache, because properly. The old cities of Europe I . peace, but what they will be after
Piwt-elaas. Conveyance of Commercial Travel
will lower the lake level to an extent
ers a specialty B aird and stabling by the day or
Syndicate No. 1—50,000 acres. these little pills cure them. Kogers Bros. cm furnish no more startling illus-'
month We solicit a fair share of the local pat
that will interfere injuriously with
This is a Scotch concern and its land
ness no one will venture to 'guess. the present flow to the Atlantic.
is in Florida.
The yearly salary of Ida Lewis,,
We invite the attention
rtlK Mc’IINNA ILI.E
It is claimed that fully 20,000,000 the famous keeper of Lime Rock j ago John Jacob Astor, the old ped- j All men are willing to leave well Prof. Wright, of Oberlin, expresses
of all persons contem acres of American land are thus light house, at the south end of New dler and fur trader, bought his first enough alone and take their chances the opining that the flow in the canal
' on the future.
at the start will be equal to five per
plating the purchase of owned by great land owners in Eng port harbor, is $750 and two tons of real estate in New York. It was a
land and Scotland. This does not in ; coal. She is past fifty now, her hair lot for which he paid $25. Early in The name One Minute Cough Cure cent of the existing volume of water
pew goods in our line.
clude the Holland svndieate, which ' slightly streaked with gray, and het the present century he was already suggests a medicine that relieve« at passing over Niagara, and that in
Come and see them.
owns 5,000,0M acres 17 of ■ grazing
land face somewhat rugged and weather- the largest real estate owner in the once and quickly cures. Its uee proves | the course of time the amount of
Paid i>|» Capital, $.»0,000
water diverted will reach ten per
in western states, nor the German ! beaten, but she is still alert and city, and his descendants remain at it. Rogers Bros.
Some of the army engineers
syndicate, owning 2,000,000 acres in j strong, and can man her boat in the the head to this day. The Goelets
Transacts a Getterai Banking Business.
that the canal will lower the
The Scientific American
I roughest weather as quickly and are the next largest. The names of
west of Niagara from nine
For some time past it has been well as when, at sixteen, she began the gilded 117 are largely those of
- J. II UOIFLÍ-’.
inches. In view of the
evident to the foreign land owners
E. C. A PPERSOX
capacity of the great lakes to accom-
IP. S. /./.VA'
The owners of these vast estates that eels were developed from horse ! modate enormous falls of rain with
was essential to their interests. It whose boat capsized in the harbor
is well known to those who have before her. She is the only woman followed the policy of their fathers. hairs. Another theory is that they out rising, it seems highly improb
Board of Directors:
J w COWLS,
ever casually looked into the matter lighthouse keeper in this country, Year by year they are buying real were the progeny of a kind of beetle. able that a canal or two will affect
A. J APPEKSON.
J. L. ROGERS.
that foreign land owning has much and the government does not intend estate still. Under the present sys It is now known that they must their depth seriously. If any trou
impeded the development of the to duplicate her or appoint a suc- tem it is only a question of time spawn in the ocean. Eels put into ble occurs a few dams could be built
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Sell Sight Exchange and Telegraphic Trans
These j cessor to her when her work is done, when the whole huge city will be land-locked pouds do not breed; they that would raise the level of Superior
fers on ?>ew York. San Francisco and Portland.
Deposits received subject to cheek. Interest paid
but the department freely admits parceled out among half a dozen must go to the sea to propagate several feet, and hold back a small
on Time Deposits. Loaus money on approved
I ocean in reserve for dry seasons.
security. Collections made on- all accessible
to sell. They prefer to establish a i that no light is cared for by any I ruling families.
pacific B. R
“ As old as
the hills" a';<J
ed. ' “ Tried
is the verdict
o f millions.
lator is the
o n 1 y Li vet
medicine t o
can pin youi
faith for a
tive, a n d
on the Liver
neys. Try it.
Sold by all
Druggists in Liquid, or in Powder
to be taken dry or made into a tea.
Track and Dray Go. Than
THROUGH TICKETS TO
E. J. Qualey & Co
BURNS & DANIELS
ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR
HE Royal Baking Powder is the
purest and strongest baking pow
der made. It has received the highest
award at the U. S. Gov’t official inves
tigation, and at all the Great Inter
national Expositions and World’s Fairs
wherever exhibited in competition with
It makes the finest, lightest, sweetest,
most wholesome bread, cake and pastry.
More economical than any other leaven-