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M’MINNVILLE, ORE., FRIDAY, SEPT. 10, 1897.
Entered at the Postofflre in McMinnville,
as Second-cla«b matter.
SUBSCRIPTION PRICK »2.00 PER YEAR.
One Dollar if paid in advance, Single numbersflve cents.
WEEKLY CIKIP HI LLETIX.
Royal makes the food pure,
AN OPEN LETTER
Hop picking is the order of the day.
Mrs. Guy Carter is reported to be
George Hutchcroft of Carlton was in
WE ARE ASSERTING IN THE COURTS OUR RIGHT TO THE
Will Abdill now runs the engine at
EXCLUSIVE USE OF THE WORD “CASTORIA,” AND
the white warehouse.
“ PITCHER’S CASTORIA,” AS OUR TRADE MARK.
Miss Faye Swick returned from a visit
/, DR. SAMUEL PITCHER, of Hyannis, Massachusetts, in Portland on Tuesday.
was the originator of “PITCHER’S CASTORIA," the same
Mr. Willie Glen is going to attend the
on every state university this winter.
that has borne and does now
Miss Anna Herald returned to her
bear the facsimile signature of
home in Portland Monday.
This is the original “ PITCHER'S CASTORIA, which has been
Mr. Chas. Scott returned from British
used in the homes of the Mothers of America for over thirty Columbia the first of the week.
Miss Gussie Crawford is going to at
years. LOOK CAREFULLY at the wrapper and see that it is
the kind you have always bought
on the tend school in Portland this winter.
J. M. Crosby, proprietor of 'lie Dun
and has the signature of
wrap dee hotel, was in Dayton on Tuesday.
per. No one has authority from me to use my name ex
Miss Flora Livingston of Sheridan
cept The Centaur Company of which Chas. H. Fletcher is is now staying with Mrs. Dr. Courtney.
Miss Grace Woolworth and Dick Stev
ens were married in McMinnville last
John Bradley returned from eastern
Oregon last week and is now picking
Do not endanger the life of your child by accepting hops.
a cheap substitute which some druggist may offer you
Frank Huddleston is again in Dayton
(because he makes a few more pennies on it), the in from Alsea, where he has been for almost
gredients of which
does not know.
A. P. Morse, Dayton’s marshal, is
visiting with Mr. Ed. Nichols at Phil
BEARS THE FAC-SIMILE SIGNATURE OF
The steamer Elmore came to Dayton
Sunday evening and went out Monday
Bert Lowe is stopping with Wm. Ham
ilton and is going to attend school in
Dayton this year.
The missionary meeting at the Bap
tist church last Sunday evening was in
every sense a success.
Quite a number of Dayton people
THE CENTAUR COMPANY. TT MURRAY STREET. NEW YORK CITY.
helped the ox out of the ditch by pick
ing hops last Sunday.
The work of dredging the mouth of the
Yamhill has been suspended on account
of the river having risen.
A. Stoutenberg, a sturdy pioneer, died
at his home near Wheatland on Monday
and was buried on Tuesday.
Miss Lucinda DeForde of LaGrande is
o visiting with her many friends and her
Have an immense stock of furniture. They o
aunt Mrs. Conie DeForde.
f° have to keep a big stock, because they have a large
Mr. Woolworth finished picking his
r, territory to supply. Prices ou everything in our
hope on Wednesday and reports but
(T store are surprisingly cheap just now. If you ot very few damaged by the rain.
o want proof of this, come in and price the goods,
Where is the man that cannot find em
ployment? If there is such a man in
o WALL PAPER.
Oregon let him come to Dayton and he
will be sought from all quarters.
At the Demorest medal contest last
Friday night the prize was awarded by
judges A. P. Macy, Rev. Branch, and
Rev. Sager, to Miss Mamie McCann.
The boiler at the red warehouse sprung
a leak on Saturday and as a result the
engine was not in operation on Monday
and Tuesday while the boiler was being
And likely to get cooler. Do you need
a Heater? We claim an excellent as
Miss Nellie Findley, who has been
sortment of Stoves at most reasonable
visiting in Carlton for a few weeks, re
prices. Inspect them.
turned Sunday accompanied by her sis
ters, Jessie and Conie, who returned on
Monday. Miss Jessie is a student of
the state agricultural college.
Those who have noticed the orchards
in this vicinity say that they never saw
apples so highly colored aB this year.
The saying that “Oregon is the land of
big red apples, where the clouds drop
their fatness and crops never fail,” is
indeed true, as even the white Bellflowers
have red cheeks.
A great deal of fruit is going to waste
this year in this section on account of the
we have put away down in price, to en
dryers being occupied drying potatoes,
make a and
carrots and onions for the Klondike
looking home for the winter as well as
trade. This reveals the fact that every
preserve their houses from the decay of
farmer with sufficient orchard should
Our goods in this line are
own and operate his own dryer and not
it is a pleasure to use
be dependent on men who make a busi
ness of drying. If there is money in
drying for any one there is money in it
for the farmer. It seems farmers have
drifted too far away from the good old
times when they did a great deal more
for themselves than they do now, and
when their wives and daughters lent a
OTICE 18 hereby given that F W. Redmond,
of McMinnville, Yamhill County, State of helping hand in such matters as drying
Oregon, has made a general assignment of all
of his property to the undersigned, for the ben fruit. A good dryer can now be built
efit of all of hi«creditors, in proportion to the cheap and would pay for itself in a short
amount of their respective claims. All persons
We are Headquarter» for all kinds
having claims against said F. W Redmond are time, and be a source of revenue to help
of Farmers’ Supplies.
hereby notified and required to present such
claims, under oath, to me at my office in said that son and daughter go to college or to
city of McMinnville, three months from the learn some useful accomplishment.
Do Not Be Deceived.
“The Kind You Have Always Bought
The Kind That Never Failed You.
BUKKS & DANIELS
• A Little Cool Occasionally
Plowing and Seeding Season
O. O. HODSON.
Boiled Oil and Paints
and Grain Bags N
Standard Calcutta Hop Cloth
34 Inch, 44 OR, Sc per yard
Standard Calcutta Grain Bags
Hopper Cloth, Kiln Cloth,
Hop Sacks, Sulphur,
Spraying Material, Groceries,
and General Snpplles, SOLD DIRECT TO CON
SUMERS AT WHOLESALE PRICES We han
dle all kind, of produce in exchange for eilher
caeh or merchandise. CommiMion only J per
cent. Write for further particular, to
Home Supply Agency,
Xu. 41 Pint 84., Portland, Orrfon
Dated this 16th day of August, A. D. 1997
Assignee of the estate of F. W. Redmond, an
SPENCER 4 TALMAGE. ! . . . Assirnee
RAMSEY & FENTON,
| A,t ‘ ,or
A Care far ■!Ilea« Celle.
il Raves thefrsu,, Children.
S eaview , V a .—We have a splendid sale
on Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, and
our customers coming from far and near,
speak of it in the highest terms. Many
have said that their children would have
died of croup if Chamberlain’s Cough
Remedy had not been given.—K ellam A
OrRREN. The 25 and 50 cent sizes for
sale by S. Howorth A Co.
R esource , Screven Co., Ga.—I have
been subject to attacks of bilious colic
for several years. Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy is the
only sore relief. It acts like a charm.
One dose of it (rives relief when all other
The R eporter and Weekly Oregonian
remedies fail.—G. D. S harp . For sale
one year for $2. strictly in advance.
by S. Howorth A Co.
Clara Watson of Dayton is visiting
Helen Keys spent a few days of this
week in McMinnville.
Nina Hendrix of Portland is the guest
of Mrs. Nina Hendrix.
Hattie Gigray of Vancouver is visiting
her grandmother in this city.
H. F. Bedwell and wife returned home
from the coast a few days ago.
John Jones, a liveryman of Tillamook,
was in town the first of the week.
The first dance of the season was given
at Morris’ hall Tuesday evening.
Lynn Castle and Curt Wessels of Port
land are visitors at D. P. Trullinger’s.
Frank Shepherd, who was so seriously
hurt last week, is still in a doubtful con
Miss Pearl Smith returned home from
a four months’ visit in Idaho, the first of
Will Partlow returned home from the
mines this week, where he has been for
over a year.
Dr. Fisher of Portland is making prep
aration to remove his family from Port
land to this city.
The price of hop picking in this vicinity
has increased from 65 cts. to 75 cts. per
Carl Trullinger went to Forest Grove
The first of the week for the purpose of
engaging hop pickers.
C. V. Welch is having the Hauswirth
store repaired, and will soon move his
stock of goods into that building.
Thos. Hall and wife, formerly of this
place but now of Dayton, are visiting old
friends and relatives in this city.
Wm. Wirtz and family came up from
Forest Grove the first of the week, and
will remain here until hop-picking is
R. Baird has safely reached St. Paul,
and he has written back home that he
is the only representative at the agri
cultural convention who came from the
Word comes from the Laughlin broth
ers, who left here for Klondike aliout two
months ago, that they have not yet gone
to the mines, but are making $30 a day
by packing goods over the mountains on
Rev. Wheeler and wife, traveling evan
gelists of the M. E. church, are conduct
ing a series of meetings at the new
church in this city. They are from the
far east. Mr. Wheeler is a gifted orator
and his wife is a most accomplished
“My boy came home from school one
day with his hand badly lacerated and
bleeding, and suffering great pain,” says
Mr. E. J. Schall, with Meyer Bros, drug
Co., St. Louis, Mo. “I dressed the
wound, and applied Chamberlain’s Pain
Balm freely. All pain ceased, and in a
remarkable short time it healed without
leaving a scar. For wounds, sprains,
swellings and rheumatism I know of no
medicine or prescription equal to it. I
consider it a household necessity.” The
25 and 50 cent sizes for sale by S. Hc-
worth A Co.
The Two.ninute Mark.
“I shall live to see a two-minute
horse.” Such was the prediction of one
of the famous horsemen of New England,
Moses Cheney. It was made thirty or
forty years ago.
At the time it was
received with derision. Two-forty was
about high-water mark then.
prophet who made this prophecy lived
on several years beyond four score, and,
unlike the saintly Simeon, died before
the desire of his heart was realized ; but
he was none tire less a true prophet of
The two-minute point has l>een the
goal of the pacer's ambition for several
years, (the running time had been lower
ed to 1.35t£). As one record after an
other was lowered the hope dawned that
sometime and somewhere the pacing or
trotting record would be lowered to the
two-minute point, much as, for a long
time, dollar wheat has been the goal of
Steady and gradual
has been the progress made. One horse
after another lias lowered the record un
til the two-minute point was so near that
it seemed attainable. But some way
Robert J., John R. Gentry, and even the
marvelous Joe Patchen fell just short of
attainment. It was a tantalizing case of
“so near, yet so far.” Only a few days
ago Patchen almost made it on the Chi
cago turf. At last Star Pointer reached the
point which made him the brightest of
all the stars in the galaxy. He was well
wholesome and dellclaua.
For the past twenty-five years
weather records have been made in
Oregon, and this is the first year
that rain has commenced to fall on
August 30th and continued daily in
the form of showers, as it has done
this year. In 1884, at Portland,
rain began on September 1st and
continued to the 11th; in that year
on the 1st, 2d, 6th and 7th there
were only showers, the total for the
entire time amounted to 2.88 inches,
of which 1.86 fell on the 9th, 10th
and 11th. In 1894 and 1895 the en
tire month of September was show
ery, but the total was only 1.16
The past records show
September, 1884, was similar to the
BOOM BAXIHO fOWOtS OO., HtWVOSK.
present month, so far as it has gone.
The total rainfall for the past week
amounts to 1.66 inches at Portland the young Salem school teacher who has
and 0.39 of an inch at Roseburg; rain quite recently been elected to a professor
to a greater or less amount fell ship in the McMinnville college.—Eu
every day. The mean temperature gene Journal........... Since the foregoing
f6r the week averaged 58 degrees, was in type comes the announcement of
which is 9 degrees lower than it was the lady's marriage and her declination
of the position she was expected to till.
the preceding week, and about 10
degrees lower than the mean for
Don’t bolt your food, it irritates your
this period of the year. The maxi stomach. Choose digestible food and
mum 52 degrees; the highest during chew it. Indigestion is a dangerous sick
the w'eek was 70 degrees, and the ness. Proper care prevents it. Shaker
lowest 44 degrees. The atmosphere Digestive Cordial cures it. That is the
has been cleared of smoke. The sun long and short of indigestion. Now, the
question is: Have you got indigestion?
shine was greatly deficient.
The weather has been unfavorable Yes, if you have pain or discomfort after
to harvesting the late spring-sown eating, headache, dizziness, nausea, of
wheat and oats; unfavorable to fensive breath, heartburn, languor, weak
ness, fever, jaundice, flatulence, loss of
threshing, to bops and hoppicking,
appetite, irritability, constipation, etc.
and to the prune crop. It has been Yes, you have indigestion. To cure it,
favorable to late fruit and vegetables, take Shaker Digestive Cordial. The med
to pasturages, and it will enable icinal herbs and plants of which Shaker
plowing to be commenced. From Digestive Cordial is com|>osed, help to
reports at hand, it cannot be said digest the food in your stomach. When
that material damage has been done your stomach is strong, care will keep it
to the wheat crop, though necessar so. Shaker Digestive Cordial is for sale
ily to that which is in shock in the by druggists, price 10 cents to $1.00 per
open field damage will result; that bottle.
in stack is not damaged to any ex A Worthy Precedent and Example.
tent. The percentage of damaged
Recently Mr. F. S. Harding, of Mc
grain is very small. The grain yet
Minnville, made the college a present of
to be cut is not damaged, but the de a fine collection of preserved zoological
lay may produce damage. Thresh specimens, some 22 caseB in all, includ
ing, of course, is at a standstill.
ing many very fine types of snakes, liz
Hops are in a questionable con ards, etc. The collection is a most ex
dition. Picking is practically sus cellent one, representing much pains
pended. Mold is increasing; and in taking labor in securing and preserving.
those yards where no care was be This gift is especially prized inasmuch
stowed during -the season, the hops as the zoological cabinet of the college is
are about worthless; where care was small and greatly in need of enlarging.'
Mr. Harding has set an example which
given, they are in fairly good con it is hoped may be followed by many
dition—but few,however, will be en other friends of the college. Those hav
tirely free from mold. It is now es ing specimens, few or many, who would
timated that not over half the hops like to place them where they may be of
grown will be picked.
constant and great use, might accom
The prune crop has been to an ex plish this purpose by tendering them to
tent injured, by the rains cracking the college, where they would lie care
open the prunes; this fault is more fully preserved and most highly prized.
in the Willamette and coast valleys, The same may be said also of gifts to the
than in the Umpqua and Rogue geological, mineralogical anil botanical
cabinets. In such ways friends oí the
river valleys; in the latter two, the college may make themselves remem
cracking open is not extensive. bered for the good they have done.
Prune drying continues.
H. L. B oardman .
Peaches, pears, and apples contin
ue to be plentiful, and large ship
ments continue to be made to the
east. Late potatoes and other vege
tables, pasturage and late hay, have
been greatly benefited by the rains.
The conditions to day indicate an
early cessation of the rains. The
winter rains have not yet set in, so
that much fair weather can still be
Mrs. Laura E. Mims, of Smithville,Ga.,
says: "A small pimple of a strawberry
B. S. P ague .
01 the Face.
A rather Bhort, stout-built young girl
in short dresses and wonderfully bright
in mathematics attended the public
schools at Harrisburg a good many years
ago. The teacher had a class in Brooks’
Higher Arithmetic, a book one higher
than the written arithmetic now used in
the public schools, and about ten times
as difficult. One day the teacher had
some very critical visitors who were in
doubt as to whether some of the young
looking pupils could unravel those al
teacher said: “Gentlemen, pick out the
most difficult example in the book ami
give it to that little girl in short skirts
and she will go to the black board and
solve it.” They chose a problem, a
“sinjer,” as the hoys expressed it. The
young lady read it over a time or two
silently, tip|>ed slowly up to the black
board and began to figure. Little by
little the board filled with neatly made
figures while the visitors strained their
thinking powers to follow the youthful
mathematician. When hardly space was
| left for another figure—away down low
in the corner of the black board she
wrote the answer to the complete grati
fication of the teacher and the admira
tion of the visitors. This is the first recol
lection 1 have of seeing Miss Etta Levis,
color appeared on my cheek; it soon
began to grow rapidly, notwithstand
ing all efforts to check it.
eye became terribly
inflamed, and was so
swollen that for quite
a while I could not
said I had Cancer of
the most malignant
type, and after ex
hausting their efforts
without doing me
any good,they gave
np the case as hopeless.
father hail died from
the same disease, they said I must die,
as hereditary Cancer was incurable.
“At this crisis, I was advised to try
S.S.S., and in a short while the Cancer
began to discharge and continued todo
so for three months, then it liegan to
heal. I continued tlie medicine a while
longer until the Cancer disappeared en
tirely. This was several years ago and
there has been no return of the disease.”
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