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V VOL. XXVIII.
M’MINNVILLE, ORE., FRIDAY, JULY 22, 1898.
OHEtiON ANNIAL CONFEBI'.NCE
OF W. E. fHI HCll,
mors ANI» WCITIIEIl.
P ortland , Ore., July 18, 1898.
Will .Heel In McMinnville Kept. 13.
M c M innville .
We have purchased the Grange Warehouse
in this city, and will open the same for business
with the coming Harvest.
25,000 New Standard Calcutta
are on hand, and will be loaned out in the usual
way. We have had eight years’ experience in this
line in Yamhill County. We would be pleased to
enter business relations with the grain raisers of
this vicinity, and believe our facilities for handling
grain are equal to the best.
CHRISTENSON & SAWYER.
The Big Stock is Going
'<2==^and Hust Go!
We realize that an immense wheat crop and a
good crop of all kinds is to be harvested, and
we believe good prices will prevail. The peo
plewill have money and will buy
The Goods they Want at
Prices they are Willing to Pay.
Hence we are looking to the future.
REDUCTION CLEARANCE SALE NOW;
A GREAT BIG STOCK COMING
FALL AND WINTER TRADE.
We have the room, facilities and judgment to
supply vour wants to your entire satisfaction.
Watch our store for bargains.
R. Jacobson & Co.
Dry Goods and Clothing.
The Leading Store.
“Men mav come, and men may go,
But I go on forever,”—said Tennvsonconcerning the river.
4$ Yamhillers may go, but we remain to supply your
wants in the Grocery line. Among
these wants will be
The country will not be depopulated, and those
4? remaining must live.
Necessaries of life cheapest at our Grocery.
War with Spain
Wallace & Walker.
Take The Reporter and Get the News
SUBSCRIPTION PRICE 12.00 PER YEAR.
One Dollar if paid in advance, Blnglenumberative cents.
Tlie New Tidal Movement in Our
As the Oregon annual conference is to
The Spanish war was not expected,
The mean temperature for the
hold its session this year in McMinnville, ■week averaged 64 degrees, which is or desired. But impelled by hands
a few lines of information regarding its
I one degree lower than for the pre- invisible, it was upon us before we
territorial extent, composition, duties
knew it; and it will leave us a pretty
and presidency may be of some interest ' ceding week and also for the corre-
bag to hold. Shall we rip this bag
to the general public. The area em
aud empty its contents, or shall
braced in the conference includes all of highest temperature was 86 degrees,
ourselves to them, and, so
the state of Oregon except Wasco, Uma
Thursday adjusting ourselves, administer the
tilla, Crook, Morrow, Gilliam, Grant, on Thursday morning.
I Union and Wallowa counties, which be and Friday were the warm days obligations they will impose the best
long to the Columbia river conference. | of the week while Friday and Satur we know how?
There are about 130 annual confer day were the cool days. General
Shall we meet the changed order
ences, besides fifteen or twenty missions rain fell Friday night and Saturday and deal with it, or shall we waste
j and mission conferences in the M. E.
I morning, being heaviest in the north our energies upon self-immolating
church. The exact number cannot be
obstructions? Obstinate men talk
definitely stated because new ones are
formed every year. But when the gen [ inch fell, decreasing southward to about conviction and consistency as
eral conference convenes all the annual the California line; in the southern vain men talk about valor and honor.
ROVAI RASINO SOWWR OO., HtW VO*.
conferences and missions pass under re counties not enough rain fell to lay They intrench themselves in an illu
sion; for that ceases to be useful
view by that body, which also fixes the the dust.
boundaries of the respective annual con
In a few of the northern counties, which is no longer efficacious, or even
ferences and missions in the church, at the rainfall was slightly injurious to expedient, while sensible people leave
Quite a number of our people have
the suggestion or in harmony with the hay that was down; the actual inju needless, fruitless negation to fools.
wishes of the delegates from the locality ry was practically nothing, while the The affectation of principle is often bought county rights for the sale of port
to be affected. The general conference benefits were very large, especially merely a mask assumed by dishon able pantries, and will launch into the
new enterprise soon.
is a delegated body composed of minis
est persons to conceal their selfish Miss Flora Blough and Miss Emma
ters and laymen, and is the law making
ness or corruption.
Olds are in Portland attending school.
department of the denomination and valley. It caused wheat to fill better,
The bucolic dreamer, whose mi Miss Blough will teach in the Carse dis
meets but once in four years. In addi
tion to making laws it elects the bishops, orchards/so that the benefit largely grations are bounded by the apple trict, and Miss Olds iu the Lafayette
book concern agents and secretaries of offset the possible slight injury. Ex orchard on one side and the willow schools the coming term.
the various benevolent organizations cre cept for the few hours of rain, the brook on the other, and whose life is
The town authorities have ordered sev
ated by it. The bishops are elected for weather has been ideal for haying. a never-changing pastoral of hap enty-five yards of gravel for street pur
life, but the other officers named are for There is not a single unfavorable re py fancies, would preserve forever poses. Teams began hauling Tuesday.
four years and may be elected indefinite port this week from the correspon the republic conceived and estab Mrs. Lillian Bowersox of Salem visited
ly. Immediately after adjournment of dents, all agreeing that the grain, lished by Washington and Frank with Miss Frankie Dupuy of this place
the general conference, the committee
To him it was and is and last week. She returned home last Wed
grass, fruit and vegetable crops were lin.
appointed by it for such work revises the
will cohtinue to be a poem in blue- nesday.
discipline in harmony with the latest
and-buff. Yet if he be of a reflect Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shaw of Mills
legislation. Then when the revised edi
city visited with relatives here over Sun
The mean temperature for the ing turn, even his simple mind must
tion is published any person may inform
himself as to the laws, publishing inter week averaged 71 degrees, the same have conceived the truth that there
The smiling phiz of A. B. Westerfield
ests, addresses of general conference offi as for the preceding week, and four is a difference between 1800 and 1900.
seen behind the counter of Bird 4
cers, the boundaries of all the annual degrees higher than for the corre For all his scientific explorations and
Sons’ store these days
conferences and the general work of the sponding week of last year. The discoveries Franklin had no glimpse
Al Fletcher and Van Parker will be
day temperatures averaged lower of steam, even as it was known to
Al) annual conferences which hold and the night temperatures higher Fulton and Stephenson, or of elec gin harvesting this season with new ma
their sessions any time during the first than for the preceding week; then, tricity, as it is known to Edison, and chinery throughout.
Mies Jessie Blough has returned to her
six months of the calendar year are called
too, the fore part of the week was Washington, devising ways and old home in Iowa, where she has accept
“spring conferences” and all holding
means for a struggling people fring ed a position teaching school.
their sessions during the last six months much warmer than the latter part.
the Atlantic seaboard, could not C. W. Powell, our efficient butcher,
are tailed “fall conferences.” As to
whether a conference will belong to the mum temperatures were above 90 possibly foresee the contractions has branched out since prosperity began
spring or fall group depends largely upon degrees; while on Saturday, Sunday which electricity and steam would reigning. He now has a meat shop in
the wish of its members, but the exact and today, they were from 66 degrees bring into geography. It is easier Carlton under the efficient management
date of the session is fixed by the bishop to 76 degrees. Thunderstorms oc to govern 500,000,000 today than it of Mr. Wm. Juker.
curred on Tuesday, Wednesday and was to govern 5,000,000 100 years
Mrs. J. M. Dixon and children have
In the Methodist Episcopal church Saturday, the rainfall amounting to ago.
Mlles can send troops in 10 gone to spend the summer with J M. in
there are no dioceses. Any bishop is li from 0.06 to 0.17 of an inch, the lar days where Frederick and Napoleon Portland.
able to preside in any annual conference
ger amount falling in the northeast could not have sent them in 10 weeks.
Miss Edna Belcher of Portland is visit
in the church regaidless of where he
With the power of the patronage and ing friends and relatives here this week.
lives. Just before the general confer
The rains were of no injury to the the veto, the command of the army
ence adjourns it designates certain cities,
in number equal to the effective bishops, hay crop, but were of great benefit and navy, and a bell or button to re
in each of which a bishop shall reside, to the spring grain and to the vege spond to his pressure and carry his
Ray Ilarpole returned to Pendleton on
and the choice to be made by them table crop. Th^rain, in connection commands to the remotest parts of
selves according to priorty of election. with the fall in the temperature, ma the union, what is the president of
About the first of May the bishops have terially assisted uncut grain to fill. the United States during his incum J. M. Garrison of Forest Grove was a
a meeting of their own in which they ar There are some intimations that the bency except an elective, constitu pleasant visitor in Whiteeon last Wed
range for the presidency of all the fall
hot weather was injurious to the tional sovereign? If Louisiana, why
conferences, and in November they have
not Texas? If Texas, why not Cali Mrs. R. W. Phillips attended the A.
a similar moeting to arranga for the pres grain crop; if such is the case, the
0. U. W. grand lodge this week.
fornia? And, with Texas, California
idency of all the spring conferences. A benefits accruing from the cooler,
Dewey Mitchell, a young man two
group of three to seven is assigned to weather will fully offset the injury. and Hawaii, why not Cuba, Porto weeks old, is stopping with his parents
each bishop according to his strength, The hay crop is large; the grain crop Rico and the Philippines? We are near this place.
that of the conferences and the travel be was never better, while fruit and 80,000,000 of energetic, aspiring, am Mr. Theo Ilerrin and family of Wheat-
tween. The custom is that a different stock are in a thoroughly satisfac bitious Americans. Presently we land, accompanied by his mother, Mrs.
shall be 150,000,000.
Can any John Herrin of Salem, were welcome
bishop will be sent to a conference each tory condition.
year until all or nearly all of them have
Under the summer conditions now thoughtful man believe that this tre visitors in Whiteson and vicinity last
presided. Thie serves to keep the work prevailing, fair weather with a rising mendous force may be isolated from Sunday.
connectional. At the bishops’ meeting temperature should prevail for the the movements of mankind and fed
Christenson 4 Sawyer, a McMinnville
last May six contiguous conferences in
next four days, the maximum beat on sowetis iike their great-grand firm, have rented the warehouse at this
the northwest were assigned to Bishop
fathers of the revolution? As well place and are preparing to store grain at
McCabe, whose residence is in Fort of the week occurring on Thursday,
might one look to see them return to reasonable rates.
Worth, Texas. He begins with the Ida
knee breeches and ruffled shirts, and,
B. S. P agve .
ho, August 25th, and holds one each
* Miss Jean Waddell, who has been in
in place of the battleships, to send delicate health for some time, is now try
week until through, and then pushes on
the stars and stripes to sea upon a ing the effect of ocean breezes at New
to South Dakota conference, which be
To say that the war was practical
a little elevated above a port.
holds October 18th.
ly settled when the Spanish fleet was
The annual conference is composed of
Mrs. Elizabeth Percival of Monmouth
ministers only and those on trial. Its crushed may be assuming too much,
There are some things in life which was the guest of Mrs. T. E. Conner a
duties are to hear and discuss reports of but the present outlook warrants the we cannot escape. Often nations, no
few days last week.
all phases of the work, conduct anniver opinion. Spain’s navy is virtually less than the atoms that compose
The M. E. church, south, will hold
saries to represent the connectional in
them, must do disagreeable, even
their regular quarterly meeting at this
terests of the church and plan for its en remain which are at sea, but are un
objectionable, things; must sacrifice place next Saturday and Sunday. A cor
largement. On Tuesday evening, Sept. derstood not to be in the best condi
13, the Oregon conference will begin its tion. The torpedo boats distributed present comfort for future safety; dial invitation to be present ia extended
session in the M. E. church in this city. among Spanish ports are not worth and men cannot always sift the good to all.
There will be about one hundred and much for resistance to a strong fleet. from the bad, the false from the true,
The thirty-acre field of onions on H.
seventy-five delegates, including repre They are too frail to go into a gener so as to know in advance just what Holmes’ farm is a sight well worth see
sentatives from New York. Philadelphia
is going to happen and to make an ing. They have a complete system of
and Cincinnati The program and par al engagement except by a quick easy and open highway for them
water works and are pumping • sixty-
ticulars will be furnished later.
dash, and all attempts of the kind in
D. T. S cmmcbvillb .
the present war have met with dis selves and their children and their inch stream of water from the river for
children’s children. They can only the purpose of irrigation.
Persons troubled with diarrhoea will aster. A phase of the conflict is do the best that seems to be in sight,
be interested in the experience of Mr. W. reached in which we can send a
remembering that but a part of the
M. Bush, clerk of Hotel Dorrance, Provi strong squadron to the coast of
The following letters remain uncalled
dence, R. I. He says: “Forseveral year* . Spain. Its business there will be to way ahead is visible at one time, and
for in the McMinnville poetoffice July
I have been almost a constant sufferer fight the best fleet the enemy can or adapting themselves to each exigen
from diarrhoea, the frequent attacks com ganize; to seize a Spanish harbor for cy as it arises in what is an ever-tor-
pletely prostrating me and rendering me further operations, to capture ships, tuous line of travel.—Louisville
Barzee, Prof. Louie (2)
unfit for my duties at this hotel. About
compel commercial lines to suspend
two years ago a traveling salesman kind-i
Binbatn, Miss Jennie
ly gave me a small bottle of Chamber and to strike all exposed points on
Cook, Mrs. Ellen
T he two Spanish fleets sunk at
lain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Rem
edy. Much to my surprise and delight feat or drive off our squadron, the Manila and Santiago numbered in all
Morris, Mrs. Sarah
its effects were immediate. Whenever I
eighteen ships. They lost over 2800
Sabin, J. M.
felt symptoms of the disease I would for
trade of Spain is conducted on the killed, wounded and prisoners. The
A. Shirek 4 Co.
tify myself against the attack with a few sea. The presence of a hostile fleet American loss was one killed, eight
Smith, Lizzie J. (2)
doses of thie valuable remedy. The re along its long ocean boundaries will
wounded, and not a ship was dam Smith, J. H.
sult has been very satisfactory and almost cause heavy loss, to say nothing of
complete relief from the affliction.” For the general feeling of impotence and aged. This*is one of the most sur
J as . M c C ain , P. M.
eale by S. Howorth 4 Co.