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M’MINNVILLE, ORE., FRIDAY, APR. 8, 1898.
Entered nt the l’ostoffice In McMinnville,
as Second-cla»« matter.
DISTRICT LEAGI E .V1EETINU.
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE *2.00 PER YEAR.
One Dollar If paid in advance, Single number« five centa.
“The Discipline; necessity of its study.”
Dr. Parsons delivered an address on
“The League ; its influence on the church
in the district, its efficiency and defect«.”
Prof. Dunn led the open parliament cn
“The use we make of the Bible." Presi
dent Boardman w as introduced and spoke
to the subject. Rev. Hoberg was voted ]
a member of the convention, with all its
Sunday morning sermon was preached
by Rev. M. C. Wire of Albany. At 3 p.
tn. a large junior league meeting was
held, and in the evening addresses were
given by Rev. Atkinson and Rev. Gould. I
At the sunrise meeting Sunday morn
ing, there were 50 present. Seventy
testified at the love feast in the evening,
and 100 partook of the sacrament.
The ninth session of the Salem district |
Epworth League convened in the Metho I
dist church of this city’ on Thursday,
March 31st. Devotional exercises were i
. led by the Amity delegation. After a
: tew words from the president, Miss Geis- 1
j endorfer, Messrs. Austin, Miller, Exon
and Bradley collected the credentials and
| the following delegates were enrolled:
Albany—J. Ralston, Orah Harkness
' and Emma Jones.
Kay & Todd's Old Corner, McMinnville, Or.
Amity—Atuauda Ferguson, Margaret
Freaholin and Wm. R. Osburn.
Buena Vista—T. L. Jones, B. Towell
Was like a Beehive all day Saturday, the Opening Day. The crowd
and Mrs. Miner.
was so large that it was almost impossible to get into the store. Everyone
Corvallis—Lottie Herbert, J. H. Galla
was pleased with their novel method of displaying goods and prices marked
gher and Henry Franklin.
in plain figures throughout the entire stock.
Dallas—Mabelle Cobb, Iua Vivia Gould
A FAIUOl'8 LECTl'RER.
and Millie Elliott.
Dayton—Mrs. A. Phelps, J. W. Exon
and L. Bradley.
Probably the most remarkable lecture
Falls City—Ora L. Carey, Lulu Gilbert now before the American public is Dr.
J. P. D. John’s famous reply to Col. In
and Mrs. W. E. Perry.
Halsey—Roscoe VanFleet, C. E. Free gersoll, “Did Man Make God or Did God
land and Mrs. M. J. Anderson.
Make Man.” Judging from the associa
Hubbard—Ora McCraw and Gertrude ted press accounts, an well as from the
lengthy and flattering notices given this
lecture by the metropolitan press, we in
Lebanon—Addie Simpson, Nellie Ran fer that no reply to Col. Ingersoll has
dle aud Frank Miller.
ever met with the universal favor that
Marquam—Barton Jack, Tessie Lar has been accorded this great production.
kins aud Lillie Bentley.
We copy the following editorial from the
McCabe—Alberta Cone, B. Bones and
McMinnville—Fern Stout, Hallie Rey
nolds aud Edith Hogg.
Oregon City—Geo. Swafford and Min
Salem—E. A. Kurtz.
Shedds—Ernest Miller, Mrs. Stella
Moore and Lulu Pugh.
South Salem—Anna Judson and Katie
When you want anything in the
Stayton—Roy E. King.
Zion—Johu K. Ely.
Ministers present were Rev«. FI. B.
Elworthy, II. Gould, Isaac Peart, E. F.
Zimmerman, S. L. Lee, John Tonkins,
D. T. Summerville and Andrew Kershaw,
Thursday evening’s session consisted
of a eong service and an address by A.
N. Fisher, D. D., on the subject of “God’s
Tenth,” in which he emphasized the giv
ing to the Lord’s service, supporting his
Call on the Chicago Store, the up-to-date cash store and
claim by the scriptures.
At the Friday morning session amotion Chicago Inter Ocean: “J. P. D. John,
was made and carried that the ladies be ex-preBident of DePauw university, made
requested to remove their bats at the a great point in the courtesy with which
evening »ervices. President Boardman he treated the great agnostic. Mere
extended an invitation to the league to abuse of Col. Ingersoll counts for no more
visit the college, which was accepted and than Col. Ingersoll's tongue-lashings
the visit made just previous to the dinner count against the Christian religion, but
the Col. is disarmed when an opponent
A committee on committees was ap meets him in the epirit of courtesy and
pointed, consisting of Dr. Parson«, J. W. fairness.” Dr. J. P. D. John will deliver
P^^Coiue and get our prices.
this great lecture in this city on the even
Exon aud Mrs. Stella Moore.
Reports of officers were read, and re. ing of April 9th, at the M. E. church, at
l>ortB from chapters were presented. The 7:30. Admission 50 cts. Dr. John will
second vice president reported eleven preach in the Methodist church Sunday
junior chapters, with a membership of morning at 11 o’clock.
435. Corvallis chapter reported an in
WEEKLY CHOP BILLETIN.
crease of 85 members. Dallas reported
a reading circle of 13 members. Dr.
The Light of the Future.
7 V THE SWIM
U. S. Department of Agriculture, cli
Fisher ma<le a short address in behalf of
and crop bulletin of the weather
Some seem to suppose that C. D. JOHNSON
the Pacific Christian Advocate, and Mrs.
your own little gas plant,which will give Fisher gave an address on missionary bureau, Oregon section, for the week end
is out of business, but such is not the case, He
ing Monday, April 4th, 1898:
■ four times more light than ordinary gas work.
is again “in the swim” with a good line of
In western Oregon during the past
orelectric lights at one-half the cost? Ap The committee on committees made
week, the weather has teen clear, ex
plicable for use in stores, churches, fac- the following report:
j tories, hotels, residences and country
CARRIAGES, and BUGGIES,
On resolutions—Isaac Peart, Addie cept on Friday, when general rain fell.
The day temperatures ranged from 45 de
homes; safer than ordinary gas or kero- Simpson and W. B. Cornutt.
MORRISON PLOWS, Etc. 3 [ seue
AU fresh goods. He has had experience enough in this ’
Anti-saloon league—Hiram Gould, J- grees to 60 degrees, and at night the tem
perature was about the freezing point;
line to know what such goods can be sold for.
< of underwriters throughout the United W. Exon and E. A. Kurtz.
States. We want a first-class agent in
At the old Stand, north of Grange Store.
League extension work—C. E. Cran the weather being clear, heavy frosts oc
curred almost every night.
j every town. Write for catalogues and dall, Rev. King and Ina Gould.
Fall and »inter sown wheat and oats
Reporter to Epworth Herald—Aggie
are very promising; excellent growth has
T he A cetylene G as M achine Co.,
Delegates D. H. Mosher of Redland, been made. Spring eeeding is being rap
W. B. Cornutt of Woodburn reported. idly pushed to completion ; in some lo
For Bale or Trade.
ministers present were Dr. Parsons, calities all the spring grain has been
A good, well established business in
sown, on bottom land sowing will Boon
McMinnville. Will sell or trade for a Rev. Harmon and Rev. Crandall.
commence. Rain is needed in Jackson
farm near this city. For further particu Iu the afternoon papers were read on and Josephine counties. As a rule, in
lars inquire at this office.
“True Greatnees” bv Chas. Freeman, creased grain acreagesare being reported.
written by W. C. Swann of Halsey, and Seasons seldom open with more favor
on “Demands of the church upon our able grain prospects.
Mohair and wool. Highest price paid. young people,” by Alberta Cone of Mc
for people inclined to sickness to purify the blood
The effect of the frost is yet a question.
M. B. H endrick .
Minnville. In the evening, following a One of the fruit commiesioners reports,
and place the system in proper condition for change
Rev- E. Edwards, pastor of the English paper on “Loyalty to the church” by W. “Commercially no damage has been
in weather and in diet. Nothing better for this
Baptist church at Minersville, Pa., when B. Cornutt, a splendid lecture was given done;” while some growers report,
suffering with rheumatism, was advised I by Dr. Kellogg of Portland, on “The “Peaches are killed,” Almonds are
to try Chamberlain’s Pain Balm. He Motive Power and the Best Service.” killed;” and others report, “Some dam
says: “A few applications of this lini Love was th a motive power, and the age done.” Considering all reports, it is
You can never realize the full merit of this medicine until
ment proved a great service to me. It doctor discussed it in all its phases and safe to assume that while in sections the
you try it. The YAMHILL PHARMACY sells it and all
inflammation and relieved the forces, and gave a moet exhaustive and frost may have killed the buds, yet, as
other goods kept in a first-class drugstore.
pain. Should any sufferer profit by giv complete address. Dr. Kellogg is one of a whole, no actual damage has teen
filled with the utmost accuracy.
ing Pain Balm a trial it will please me.” the ablest epeaker« on the Pacific coast, done; for if frosts do not thin out the
and the pride of the Methodist church. fruit, a great expense is entailed to prune
For sale by S. Howorth & Co.
Election of officers occurred on Satur it out by hand. Cherries, plums and
“A word to the wise is sufficient” and day. Those chosen were: President, prunes are coming into full bloom. Gar*
a word from the wise should be sufficient Margaret Geieendorfer; first vice presi den making is active. Early-sown veg
but you ask, who are the wise? Those dent, Addie Simpson; second vice presi etable seeds have made excellent growth.
who know. The oft repeated experience dent, Rev. C. G. Harmon. On motion a Maple, oak and quince trees are coming
of trustworthy persons msv 1« taken for committee, consisting of Rev. Summer into leaf; terry bushesare in leaf. Hop-
knowledge. Mr. W. M. Terry says Cham ville, Mr. Exon and Dr. Parsons, was ap yards are being worked, and in some
berlain’s Cough Remedy gives better sat- pointed to amend the constitution. Their poles are being set. Lambing is about
L. E. WALKER. Proprietor.
iafactoin than any in the market. He has report was made and adopted.
over and shearing will soon commence.
been in the drug business at Elkton,Ky.,
Woodburn was the unanimous choice
B. 8. F agce , Section Director,
for twelve year«; has sold hundreds of for the place of the next meeting. Aggie
Fresh and Cured Meats.
bottles of this remedy and nearly all ( Ginn Gould was elected secretary and
Garden Seeds in Package and Bulk.
other cough medicines manufactured,' Mr. Exon treasurer. Report« of chapters
I will make special rates on family
Highest price paid for Poultry and Produce
which show «conclusively that Chamber-1 were presented. Mrs. E. H. Belknap washing and guarantee work >heai>er
I Iain’s is the most satisfactory to the peo- '
Hides and Tallow bought.
pie, and is the beet. For sale by S. Ho was elected third vice president. Prof. and better than you can gen it done any
Matthews of Salem read an article on where else in the city. W m . L ambert .
worth 4 Co.
«!♦ The Dry Goods it
Will arrive this week and be placed on Sale
Leader in Low Prices
fisher . b
D Street Produce and Meat Market
Royal makes tbs food pur«,
wholesome end doUctoM.
HOMI «AKIW0 «WO«» OO., HtW VWC.
Measles are prevalent these days in
Jno. Derby is very sick at his home in
The Lownsdale dryer resumed opera
No dam and locks and yet our people
are not happy.
Miss Maggie Boone made a business
trip to Portland Wednesday.
Mrs. Fred Bardon left for Portland
Friday, where she will join her husband-
Maudie, the little daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Chas Powell, is very sick at this
Mr. aud Mrs. Hugh Carey left for
Portlaud Tuesday, where they will «pend
Gardening, war and locks occupy tbo
attention of our citizens these balmy
Mr«. W. I. Westerfield is packing up
her household goods, and will join her
husband in Grass Valley.
Rev. Gay and Mr«. Geo. Perkins, who
have teen very ill for several month«,
are not improving very fast.
Mrs. Frank Schmidt of Portland is at
the bedside of her father, "Uncle” Jim
Hembree, who is very low at this time.
A runaway horse with a badly fright
ened Greek astride, ran over Mr«. Dun
ean and baby last Monday evening. No
damage, only to the buggy.
Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Campbell and son
Eddie, of Ilwaco, Wash., who have been
here for several days, returned home on
Tuesday. Mr. Campbell is manager of
a large creamery near Ilwaco.
A serious conflagration was averted by
the cool and prompt action of Miss Ber
tha Eastabrook. last Monday evening.
She accidently overturned a lighted lamp
which chanced to strike the floor where
some oil had teen previously spilled. The
floor and lamp« were instantly in flames.
She grasped the burning lamp in one
hand and with her foot stamped out the
fire on the floor, then ran for tho back
yard with the burning lamp. Her father
hearing the noise, ran out in time to see
her near the well and told her to throw
the lamp in the well. She obeyed, and
by her presence of mind saved the build
ing and perhaps the whole block.
First Baptist Church.
Special Easter services will be held
both morning and evening at thischurcb,
to which the public is cordially invited.
The choir will render the following
"Christ Our Passover,” McPhail, An
them by choir.
“Joy of Easter Day,” Emerson, ladies*
Bas« Solo, selected, Mr. Fred Board
“Our Heavenly Father,” Brown, ladies'
quartet with obligato solo by Miss Jennie
1 was reading an advertisement of
Chamberlain’« Colic, Cholera and Diar
rhoea Remedy in the Worcester Enter
prise recently, which leads mo to write
this. I can truthfully say I never used
any remedy equal to it for colic and
I have never had to use
more than two or three dose« to cure the
worst case with myself or children.—W.
A. S tmold , Popomoke City, Md
■ale by 8. Howorth & Co.
The water in the Willamette river is
getting so low that boat« are beginning
to touch bottom on some of the gravel
bar«. Unless there is considerable rain
«oon, it is doubtful if the Elmore will be
able to run much longer. The Gypsy
will probably take the place of the El