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VOL. XXVII I.
M’MINNVILLE, ORE., FRIDAY, FEB. 25,1898.
Entered at the Postoffice in McMinnville,
as Second-class matter.
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE t2.00 PER YEAR.
One Dollar if paid in advance, Single numbers five cents.
was affected on the 14th of September,
Columbus School Notes.
1781, with Washington at the head of the
Mies Agnes Calbreath visited high
A McMinnville Nchaol Giri Wins American troops and Count Rochambeau
at the head of the French forces. Three school on Wednesday.
Third Priae in the S. A. H.
thousand men under the Marquis St. Si
Our scholars all seem to have enjoyed
>n were also added to the troops under their holiday on the 22d.
The committee appointed by the Ore Lafayette
’s command, and the combined
gon society, Sons of the American Revo forces were moving toward Yorktown
A good many scholars are returning to
lution, to award prizes in the competi and Gloucester where Cornwallis and school after having the measles.
tion for essays on revolutionary subjects, his army were entrenched. The British
Final examination in rhetoric was
general expected aid from Sir Henry
reported on Tuesday, the third prize be Clinton, but so ingeniously had Wash taken by the 10th grade on Tuesday.
ing awarded to Miss Grace Hodge, a stu ington withdrawn his troops, that Clin
Misses Louise and Nannie Maloney
A woman who has suffered eighteen years, who has
dent of the high school in this city. The , ton had hardly suspected his plan, till it
Yorktown were visitors at the high school ou Wed
been cured after a life of misery and lives again in the
committee received 64 essays in all. The was too late to be defeated.
was invested ; the French were on the nesday.
first prize of $25 was won by Miss Verdi right, and the Americans on the left of
sunshine of happiness, speaks to other women in words
Friday, the 25th, has been selected by
Monroe of the Portland high school, the the river. Cornwallis retired within his
of no uncertain meaning.
second prize of $15 by’ Miss Laura I’aikor works, and for the next nine days he saw our school as Cuban day. Mr. Watkins
weaving around him a mingled web of is to give us an address, and Colon Eber
ditches, redoubts and batteries through hard is to give a composition on the his
which ho could never break. The situa
st a woman’s story.
worse, and dark indeed was the day before of its historical worth, Miss llodge’s es tion of Cornwallis was becoming daily tory of Cuba.
ot strange because it happens every day,
not romantic or thrilling, but just a story of
Our school was agreeably surprised
say is herewith published. The subject more desperate. Clinton had assured
“ A friend of mine told me about Dr. Wil
misery and suffering such as only women
is “The Surrender of Cornwallis, and the him that on the Sth of October he would Tuesday by the fact that Grace Hodge
sail from New York and come to the res had been awarded the third prize, ten
they had accomplished for others in my Causes Leading up to it
For eighteen years, Sara E. Bowen, of
cue, and Cornwallis held out in the hope
Peru, Indiana, carried a burden of pain.
of his coming. On the fourteenth his dollars, by the Sons of American Revo
Night and day, without respite, she suf
two most important redoubts were car lution. Grace’s subject was the “Surren
piness through the dark clouds of misery. lis hoped to hold South Carolina iu sub ried by assault. Eleven days had passed
fered the most dreadful experience that ever
jection and bring to an end the desperate and Clinton had not come. Cornwallis der of Cornwallis,” and she handled it
fell to the lot of woman.
then I felt their effect I bought more and resistance of her rebellious people, when
with great credit to herself. Lester
That she did not die is almost beyond
continued to take them until I was well they should be cut off from all possibility
We are all so glad that spring íb so
vices, and to wait no louger for helptrom Neal’s composition on the “Trenton-
That she is well to-day is a miracle.
of help by the conquest of North Caro New York. The only thing left was to Princeton Campaign,” was also mention near.
“ They liberated me from the most terrible lina. The distribution of troops through
Mrs. Bowen’s trouble requires no descrip
W. H. Sanders has disposed of his real
bonds that ever tortured a woman. They the summer was made with reference to save the army by flight, or to surrender. ed as being good. We would say to the
tion beyond the symptom, which every
brought me new life when death was a movenieut northward, as well as bold The convalescents from the hospital were other two contestants that they have not estate near this place, aud last Monday
woman will instantly recognize.
In describing them Mrs. Bowen says:
ing the country assumed to be already pretense that the place was still occu failed even if they did not succeed in car started to Woodburn, Calif.
“ I recommend them to my friends, and I subdued.
“For eighteen years I suffered with
But Cornwallis had yet to
Rev. Turner preached at the Presby
do not hesitate to say to every suffering learu by painful experience that rebel pied, His force was to cross the river to rying off the prize, for “He only has
weakness peculiar to my sex.
Gloucester; leaving behind the baggage, failed who has not striven.”
woman in the world that Dr. Williams’
“I was a broken down piece of human
terian church Saturday night, Sunday
lion was not to be suppressed by holding the stores, the sick and the wounded.
Pink Pills will cure her.”
ity ! a shadow of a woman.
a few strong posts, and that, till the peo Gloucester was invested by thirty-five
at 11 a. in., also Sunday night. Quai-
Dr. Williams’ Ptnk Pills for Pale People
Cook School Notes.
“My brain was tortured until I could re
ple were subdued, the holding of the hundred men under General Cboise.
terly meeting begins next Saturday at 11
are a specific for all forms of weakness.
member but little. I could not sleep or eat
posts was of small moment. Cornwallis These Cornwallis proposed to fall upon
AU compositions for the priao must be o’clock, and will hold over Sunday.
The blood is vitalized and becomes preg
and was reduced in weight to a mere skele
nant with the elements of life. The ner
ton. What little I did eat could not be di
his army of nearly seven thousand men, make his escape into the upper country.
D. C. Gates has secured an agency in
vous system «s reorganized, all irrégularités
gested in my weakened state, and caused
The 8th grade’s final examination in this county for the Chautauqua combi
are corrected, strength returns and disease most of them trained soldiers, that it At midnight the weather favored him,
me untold misery.
disappears. So remarkable have been the must be a hard and stubborn tight. The and the first division crossed the river. mental arithmetic was a long one, so nation drawing board and art writing
"My skin was muddy, my eyes were
cures performed by these little pills that pursuit of such leaders as Sumter, Mar When the boats were returning for the they say.
heavy. I was dizzy all the time and to
desk. This desk is indispensable in
their fame has spread to the far ends of ion, Davie and Picken9 was almost hope second division, there came a violent
tally unfit for even ordinary housework.
Professor has secured a new geography home education. All who have children
civilization. Wherever you go you will less, as it was generally impossible to storm which drove them dowu the river.
“ Doctors prescribed for me without avail.
He says should examine it.
find the most important article in every bring them to bay except on their own They were not recovered till after day from the American Book Co.
Medicine was recommended and taken in
drug store to be Dr. Williams' Pink Pills terms, and in positions of their own light, aud then the troops that had “Thanks.”
quantity but it did no good.
Whiteson people are not lacking in
crossed the river were brought back
for Pale People.
“Time and time again I was at the brink
We notice in the Transcript about the patriotic enthusiasm, as was shown by
In the battle of King’s Mountain, the Yorktown was no longer tenable, and
Americans approached in three divisions, before sunset of that day, Cornwallis “wonderful picture of Mark Hanna” the attendance at the exercises of the
led respectively by Colonels Cleveland, offered to surrender. The full surrender on our board. We will inform the Scribe
school on Washington’s birthday, which
Shelby and Campbell, ascending the bill took place October 19, 1781, About 12
at different points. Ferguson resisted o’clock, the combined continental army that this is no unusual thing. We surely consisted of songs, recitations, essays,
them so bravely that when the three col was drawn up in two lines more than a have an artist in this line or this work etc., followed by a timely address by J.
umns were united, he held the ground mile in length, the Americans on the could not be done. Will has a picture or B. Franklin, a retired schoolmaster.
with indomitable courage. The fight right side of the road, and their French so on the board telling secretly “Com Love of our country and its great leaders
lasted almost an hour and was brought allies on the left. The French troops, in
to a close only by the death of Ferguson. complete uniform and well equipped, pany B fall in,” and help whip the is an important factor that should not be
His officers and men surrendered only made a brilliant appearance. The Amer Spaniards. He also has the battleship overlooked in the education of the young.
Having bought the
when no longer inspirited by his brave ican troops, of which only a part were Oregon sinking a Spanish cruiser in the
words and brave example. By Ferguson’s in uniform, and all in garments the 1 New York harbor.
Real Estate Transfers.
defeat the effective fighting force under worse for wear, yet had a spirited soldier
Week ending Feb. 23d.
Cornwallis was reduced, and his farther like air, and wgre not the woiaa in the
A Happy Celebratian.
advance into North Carolina was checked eyes of their countrymen, for bearing
American Mort. Co. of Scotland to
Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Henderson of
for the present, from fear of the hardy the marks of hard service and great pri
We Intend to run an up- to-date drugstore.
O Gehrig 5.15 a tract No. 9 Dun
mountaineers falling upon his rear.
vations. In the imposing ceremonies of Amity, Oregon, celebrated their 55th
WE CAN COMPOUND YOUR PRESCRIPTIONS AS ACCURATELY AND AS
dee Orchard Homes No. 1.......... $ 218
When Greene superseded Gates,he sent surrender, Cornwallis took no part, but wedding anniversary Thursday, Feb. 17,
SKILLFULLY AS ANYONE.
a part of bis army west under General was represented by General O’Hara, the 1898. They had present with them their R B Hayden et ux to J. P. Irvine
Our stock of CHRISTMAS PERFUMES is ftill and of the best.
Morgan, and encamped with the re second in command, who tendered his
lot 2, blk 3, Court add to McM .
mainder on the Pedee. Cornwallis sent sword to Washington. He ordered that : children, grandchildren, a few relatives J W Henry, sheriff, to W. L. War
Our line of COMBS, BRUSHES and other toilet articles is complete.
Tarleton to attack Morgan at Cowpens. it should be delivered to General Lincoln, and friends. An excellent dinner was
We carry the leading brands of cough syrups and Patent medicine and ask for
ren, tracts 45 & 46 Hurley’s sub
In the battle the ground chosen by Mor who immediately returned it to General served at 1 o’clock after which a few
a share of your patronage.
division t 3 r 2...........................
gan was a field of open woods. From the O’Hara.
hours were pleasautly spent in conver
front the ground ascended with a gradual
E R Poppleton et ux to John P.
When the nows of the surrender was
slope for about three hundred yards, carried by swift couriers to all parts of sation and singing. The guests departed
Thomae 20 a pt J B Rogers <1 1 c
then gently falling off for another hun i the country, the people were delirious wishing them many more years of happi
dred yards, rose a second elevation. On with joy. Bells were rung, bonfires were ness. Many useful and elegant presents
the first eminence were posted the main made, and all felt the end was gained— were received. The home was tastefully J B & Prudy C Mount to Mary E
body which consisted of about four hun that the sun of liberty had risen in all
Wright lot 3, blk 3, Newberg....
dred men under Lieutenant-Colonel his glorious splendor. The long, dark decorated with flowers, also California Mary Haun to Nathaniel Croeiar .
Howard. Directly in front of this body dawn bad passed, aud now they could evergreens, which J. W. Briedwell, Jr.,
l-10th int in 238.66 a in sec 1 t 6
was Colonel Pickens’ men,
Colonel bask in glorious sunshine of human lib had recently brought from that state.
Washington’s famous cavalry was placed erty.
A G uest .
as a reserve on the second eminence.
Wm and E A Clemmons to Chas
The British thought the Americans wore
K Spaulding 37.75 a pt Wm Lo
retreating, and rushed after them, when Chamberlain’s Cough Remedy Al
In a recent letter from Washington, D.
dlct445r3 and 167 a pt
the contiuentals suddenly faced about
ways Proves Effectual.
C., to an old friend, Major G. A. Studer,
John M Forrest d 1 c t 4 4 5 r 3
and fired upon the enemy when they
There are no better medicines on the
were within thirty or forty yards, and
except 67 a................................... 4500
LARGEST CIRCULATIOM OT MY UTICH PAPER IN TflE WEST
drove them in utter rout.
market than Chamberlaiu’s. We have Singapore, says: “While at Des Moines 1 J C Nelson & wf to E L Elwood 15
The American army had been re-in used the Cough Remedy when all others became acquainted with a liniment
It ii radically Republican, advocating ¿MBut it can alwayi be relied on '
a pt John Williamson d 1 c.........
forced by the Virginia and Carolina mi failed, and in every instance it proved known as Chamberlain’s Pain Balm,
the cardinal doctrines of that party for fair and honest reports of all po-1
T T Kirkwood et ux to J W Mould
men, but nearly three-fourths of the effectual. Almost daily we hear the which I found excellent against rheuma
ing 70.32 a pt I N Branson die. 1800
force were raw recruits, Cornwallis com virtues of Chamberlain’s remedies ex tism as well as against soreness of the
THE WEEKLY INTER OCEAN SUPPLIES ALL
manded twenty-four hundred veteran tolled by those who have used them.. throat and chest (giving me much easier
Favorable Klondike Report.
troops, thoroughly equipped and well dis This is not an empty puff, paid for at so breathing). I had a touch of pneumonia
THE NEWSAND BEST CURRENT LITERATURE
Hopkins, who with others left
Greene hastened from the Pedee, and much a line, but is voluntarily given in early this week, and two applications this county last fall for Dawson City,
It Is Morally Clean and as a Family Paper Is Without a Peer.
took command of the Americans. lie good faith, in the nope that suffering hu freely applied to the throat and chest re writes to his father, 8. B. Hopkins, from
was joined at Guilford’s Courthouse bv manity may try these remedies, and, lieved me of it at once. I would not be that place under date of Jan. 18th. He
The Literature of its columns is
the remainder of his army. Ou the 15th like the writer, be benefited.—From the without it for anything.” For sale by says they have had nice weather for two
of March, Greene chose bis ground near
equal to that of the best maga
months, butduriug November the mer
Guilford’s Courthouse, and forming his Glenville (W. Va.) Pathfinder. For sale S. Howorth & Co.
zines. It is interesting to the chil
line of battle, awaited the enemy. After by S. Howorth & Co.
cury was 50 to 75 degrees below. They
dren as well as the parents........
a bard fought battle, the Americans at
Estate of Jacob T. Williamson. Will had received no mail during the winter.
last retired. The British though nomi
HE INTER OCEAN is a WESTERN NEWSPAPER,
nally in possession of the field, had been
of decedent admitted to probate upon The day before writing he had found a
and while it brings to the family THE NEWS OF
so roughly handled that they retreated,
Sealed bids will be received by the proofs taken in open court. J. E. Hub $5.99 nugget, and had just made a couple
THE WORLD and gives its readers the best and ablest
practically leaving to Greene the fruits of county clerk of Yamhill county up to bard and Ivan Daniel appointed joint ex pans of $3 and $2.98 respectively. All that
discussions of all questions of the diy, it is in full sympathy
victory. Greene again pursuing, Corn March 10th, 1898, at 1 o’clock p. m., for
waB worrying him was grub for next win
ecutors. Bonds fixed at $50,000.
with the ideas and aspirations of Western people and
wallis retreated to Wilmington. The
discusses literature and politics from ti.e Western standpoint J* J*
Estate of Elisha Smith. Petition to ter, which they expect will be hard to
Americans instead of following Cornwal furnishing lumber to the several road dis
lis, marched into South Carolina, aud tricts in Yamhill county, in wagon load set apart property exempt from execution get. He said they were then at work in
UOO-PRICE ONE DOLLAR PER YEAR $1.00 ¡sn
fought the battles of Hobkirk’s Hill and lots, when ordered by the road super- granted and $100 allowed for the support common pan dirt, in which two men
Eutaw Springs. In the battle of Eutaw I visor; bids not to apply on lumber to be
THE DAILY ANDSOTDA y ’ e DHIONS OF THE
could take out $450, per day, and as they
of widow for the first year.
Springs, the Americans advanced in two
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were dividing with the mine owner, it
$4.00 per year 2 11 I 5
2 Price of Daily by mail................
left them $225. We quote : “I would not
about four miles from their camp, who
A? OO per year ■>
[ 2 _ Price of Sunday by mail......
$0.00 per year q TT
q Daily and Sunday*by mcll.......
were speedily put to rout. Stuart, the ' court at 1 o’clock p. m. on March 10th,
Two acres of land one mile from Mc take less than $10,000 for my chances in
British commander, retreated the next
Klondike in the next two years. Of
day aud Greene followed him to within 1898. The right to reject any and all bids Minnville, for sale at a bargain. Six- course, we had to pay a big price for
twenty mileB of Charleston, where the
The Reporter and Inter Ocean one year for $1-86.
C. E. DvKENriELD, County Clerk.
I British forces were confined till the war
chard and all kinds small fruit. Inquire grub, and go in debt $900, the three of
us, but that isn’t one week’s work. We
By F. W. Sitton, Deputy.
of W. S. Houck.
paid $625 for nine sacks of flour, $171 for
Germany owns over a million The traitor Arnold w as given command Dated this 11th day of Feb., 1898.
OI R CLIBBING LIST.
License« to Marry.
square miles in Africa and islands of of an expedition into Virginia, which he
a small amount of rice, beans and frnit,
the Pacific, but in ten years only conducted with great brutality. Lafay-
Feb. 19th—Tom Maybre, 26, and Sarah not over 130 lbs, $35 for 90 lbs of loaf
was sent to check him, but with
Germans went to these colonies, ettte
sugar, and several other small articles
We have special arrangements with
Vanosse, 40, of Newberg.
his small force, could do but little. Corn-
Sealed bids will be received by the
which came just as high. Meals are from
the following leading publications, while 895,920 came to the United i wallis, arriving from the south, assumed
States to grow up with the country command and continued the destruction county clerk of Yambill county up to 10
Frank Sherwood was downtown today, $3.50 to $4.00. Wages are $1.50 per hour
whereby we are able to offer them in and its many excellent products.
of public and private property. After a. m. March 10th, 1898, for furnishing to
now, and a man who makes $15 per day,
connection with our own at exceedingly
destroying a great deal of property, he Yamhill county 16 cords of old fix, and the first time since he had his tussle with
is making good money.”
low rates, as follows: The R epórter
fortified himself at Yorktown
Thousand« ar« Trying It,
25 cords of oak grub wood all of said I miles after he was taken, and never came
In order to prove the great merit of
wood to be sawed twice and neatly piled ; so near dying in his life. After this when
Weekly Inter Ocean.............................. -............H.35 Ely’s Cream Balm, the most effective cure place, that it would be a net which would
The clerk of school district No. 40,
St. Lou I. Globe-Democrat, semi-weekly......... 1.75 for Calaith and Cold in Head, we have pre entangle him, crush his hopes and rain in the basement of court house, on or be I he goes out in the country he will take a
. New York Weekly Tribune.......................... 11.25 pared a generous trial size for 10 cents. his fortunes. Placing his troops around fore the 1st day of September, 1898; wood
bottle of Chamberlain’s Colic, Cholera Yamhill county, Oregon, was authorized
the village, and drawing around them a
•Rural Northwest, Portland, semi-monthly... 1.25 Get it of your druggist or send 10 cents to
range of outer redoubts and field works, to be first quality. Bids will be opened and Diarrhoea Remedy with him.— to advertise for bids for 40 cords grub
’¡A ’The Rural Northwest is the brightest, PLY BROS., 6« Warren St., N Y. Citf. he bad, as he thought, established him-, io county court room at 10 a. m. March Missouri Valley (Iowa) Times. For sale oak wood, to be not less than three inches
the most practical and useful publication
I suffered from catarrh of the wont kind self well. Lafayette witfe his small army )Oth, 1898. The right to reject any and I by S. Howorth 4 Co.
at the small end, and 40 cords of large fir,
no the coast for farmers, dairymen and ever since a boy. and I never hoped for was at Williamsburg at this time.
all bids is reserved.
all split; all to be first quality wood.
cure, but Ely's Cream Balm seems to do
When Washington heard from Lafay
Dated this 11th day of Feb,., 18M.
Said wood to be cut by first day of April,
ette the condition of the British, hie gen
■ t >;
C. E. DfA*MFixLD, Clerk.
refreshment vender on the Southern Pa and delivered by first day of September.
t with eieellenl results. --Oscar Ostrum, ius grasped the situation and he saw
45 Warren Ave., Chicago, Ill.
1 that a mortal blow could be struck for
cific for a long time, has been promoted Bids to be opened on the 11th dajt of
A Naw Depa rtare.
Ely’s Cream Balm io the acknowledged liberty; he determined to unite the
to the run from Portland to San Fran March, 1898, at 7 o’clock p. in. By or-
cure for catarrh and contains no eocain- American and French forces then in the
cisco, which is a very desirable berth. Ider of the board.
; mercury nor any injurious drug. Price, ! neighborhood of New York, and join I m - paper just arrived at C. Griseen’s. >4 * This also includes the news agency.
W. J. Lot uhasv , Clerk.
I fayette at Williamsburg. This joining
1 50 cents. At druggists or by mail.
of a Woman.
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