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About The Yamhill County reporter. (McMinnville, Or.) 1886-1904 | View Entire Issue (July 29, 1898)
Entered at the Poftoffice In McMinnville,
as Second-class matter.
M’MINNVILLE, ORE., FRIDAY, JULY 29, 1898
WEEKLY CHOP BILLETIN.
M c M innville
We have purchased the Grange Warehouse
in this city, and will open the same for business
with the coining 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
Fhe Big Stock is Going
^^^^and "lust 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 aud will buy
The Goods they Want at
Prices they are Willing to Pay.
Ileuee we are looking to the future.
REDUCTION CLEARANCE SALE NOW;
A GREAT BIG STOCK COMING
FALL AND WINTER TRADE.
We have the room, facilities aud judgment to
X supply your wants to your entire satisfaction.
Watch our store for bargaius.
R. Jacobson & Co
X The Leading Store.
Dry Goods and Clothing.
“Men may come, Rnd men may go,
But I go on forever,”—said Tennysonconcerning the river.
Yanihillers may go, but we remain to supply your £
War with Spain
wants in the Grocery» line. Among
these wants will be -
The country will not be depopulated, and those è»
♦» remaining must live.
Necessaries of life cheapest at our Grocery.
Wallace & Walker.
Take The Reporter and Get the News
SUBSCRIPTION PRICK 13.00 PER YKAR.
One Dollar If paid in advance, Singlenumberudvd cents.
The Invasion of Porto Rico.
The American army entered Cuba
Grandma Likens of Amity visited iu
P ortland , O re ., July 25th, 1893.
stop a cruel war, to compel the
Whiteson a few days last week.
The weather has been cooler, with less
to withdraw from the is
F. M. Glover and wife returned from sunshine than during the preceding
establish a stable gov
a six weeks' outing at Hebo last Friday.
ernment. The army will go to Porto
G. W. Adams and wife returned from
a business trip to Sherwood last Monday. the coast and in the northern portion oi Rico to take possession of that is
the Willamette valley, in the Columbia land and make it a part of the United
O. V. Reaimington is suffering from a river valley eastward as far aa Sherman States. The conditions of American
large cancer in his ueck. His condition county, in a portion of Union county and control in Cuba are yet to be defined;
about Baker City; elsewhere a few the conditions of control in Porte
Mr. Sam Hogan and family of Sher sprinkles occurred. The rain delayed Rico will be understood as soon as
wood are visiting Mrs. Hogan's parents haying in places, but did no material
we capture the island. Possession
in Whiteson this week.
damage, and the little damage done was
will be definite and absolute. There
D. C. Gates had the misfortune to get
we have direct and immediate
his thumb badly mashed while working rain was to the epring grain. Haying ia
in Porto Rico and its people.
at the tile factory a few days since.
is a little larger than
T. E. Conner and family started for
the coast last Wednesday. An oceaD where it still continues The second our states of Delaware and Rhode
breeze would be delicious these hot days. growth of alfalfa is being cut, and the Island taken together. It has a pop
second crop of clover is making good
Mrs. Frank Harpole’s condition is very grow th and will make several tons to the ulation five times as large as that of
elightly improved. Typhoid fever and acre in many localities. The hay crop Delaware and two and a half times
inflammatory rheumatism are grim foes secured is one of the largest, if not the as large as that of Rhode Island. Ol’H NEW ISIAM» TIRRIIOHV.
Porto Rico is one-third smaller, than
largest, ever secured in the state; the
When President McKinley signed
ThiB correspondent was mietaken last quality is first-class, and it has been Connecticut and has a population
one-fourth larger. More than half the Newlands resolution the Ha
week in the date of the Methodist quar- safely gathered.
tely meeting. The time is the 6th and
Heading and harvesting of fall-sowD the people are white and most of waiian islands became a part of the
7th of August.
wheat are under way iu all portions of them are of the peaceable, industri United States. The formalities of
W. G. Robbins and family returned the state, except iu Union, Wallowa and ous agricultural class. The climate annexation will not change this fact.
lust week from an extended visit iu Gilt in the counties comprising the plateau is better than that in Cuba. There The president’s action in signing the
ner, Neb. They are better satisfied with district; the crop is very heavy. Some is abundance of fresh water and the resolutions was notification to the
Oregon than ever.
correspondents report the crop “about as country has not been ravaged by war. world that the islands had been an
Uncle Dick Phillips, accompanied by good as iu 1896,” when the crop was un
According to Colonel Winthrop nexed.
Wut. Campbell of McMinnville, made a usually large and of excellent quality; there are sixty or seventy towns on
There are fifteen islands in the Ha
pleasure trip to the coast last week. They while others report, "it is the largest and the island. San Juan, the capital, waiian group, having, all told, an
visited Ocean Park, Woods aud Tilla best crop ever harvested.” That it is a has a population of 25,000, Ponce area of 7,629 square miles and a pop
mook city, returning Monday. They re- good crop, there is no question. The
35,000, Arecibo 30,000, and Maya ulation of about 80,000. The largest
| port having a famous time. No doubt graiu is of good size and plump; so far
[ they- bad gobs of fun, but we are curious there are no reports of shriveled graiu. güez 25,000. Other cities are Agua island of the group, Hawaii, has an
to hear some of the residents of Tilla spriug-sown wheat is nearly as promis dilla (where Columbus landed in area of 4,975 square miles and a pop
mook county tell their side of the story. ing as the fall-sowu. In portions of the 1493,) Fajardo, Humacao, Guanica ulation of 17,000. The island next
Willamette valley the grain aphis is re and Arroyo. Mr. Edwio Emerson, in size is Maui. This has a popula
Ileal Eslate Transfer*.
ported to be preseut iu large quantities jr., who receutly made a journey tion of about 12,000.
on the epring wheat; some correspon across Porto Rico, declares that island in size is Oahu. This is about
Two weeks ending July 26tli:
dents report that damage is being doue, there are numerous harbors where 40 miles long by 20 miles broad and
Isaac Amy et nx to T J Scroggin
200 a t 5 r 6.................
| $ 1,000 while others do not fear damage by them.
fleets may find shelter aud where has a populatiou of about 21,000, ex
Outs are as promising as wheat. Barley
S M Calkinset ux to .1 C Lucas
cluding Honolulu, the capital. The
39.35 a t 3 r 3 ............................ 1.37Ô and rye are almost invariably good crops troops may land. Colouel Winthrop,
but this year they are better than usual. on the contrary, 6ays that on the fourth island, Atauat or Kauai, has
■ N K Sitton et nx to N II Sitton
9.86 a t 3 r4.............................
295 Hop lice are abundant in the majority north coast there is no harbor except an area of 780 square miles and a
of yards; spraying is actively engaged in that of Sau Juan, protected from east population of 4,961. The next iu
J W Eisele et ux to A E Hawville
and northeast winds prevalent from size is Molokai. This is about 40
42 a t 5 r 3................................. 1,050 and a good, clean crop is hoped for.
Royal Anne cherries are about gone, June to September. The best har miles long and from 7 to 9 mile6
A W Hewittet ux to Julia M Mil
ler a t 4 r 3................... ...-.,
20 but other and later varieties continue bor is that of Guanica, on the south broad and has a population of 2,349.
plentiful. Peach plums are ripening and coast, twenty miles east of Ponce. Nihau, or Oneeow, is about 18 miles
' Cvrus Jacobs et ux to D A Snyder
lot 17 Dayton..........................
100 being shipped by carload lots; the trees Aguadilla, on the west coa6t, has a long and has a population of 233.
are ovorburdened by the heavy crop.
TC4 IM Smith to Isaac Amy 200
large and safe harbor. All these are Ranai is 20 miles long and 10 miles
712 Peaches and apricots, also, are being remote from San Juan, the Spauish broad and has a population of 349.
U 8 to Jno W Lockard 160 a t 5 r 9 Pat shipped by carload lots. The crop of
Kahoolawe is 11 miles long and 8
peaches and apricots is very large in stronghold and the capital.
American Mtg Co of Scotland to Al
Douglas, Josephine and Jackson coun
lred Woiskv tracts 94 & 85 Dun
In addition to these eight islands
dee Orchard Homes No 1..........
162 ties and in the Columbia and Snake
river valleys; elsewhere they are a poor points to the coast, and not from which extend in line, covering a dis
M M & J M Yocom toC J Hussey
5 a t Q r 6................................... 1050 crop. The prune trees are loaded, and one coast city to another. Many tance of about 450 miles, there is the
hand pruning is very active. Apple and military mon favor au attack on some island of Palmyra, about 800 miles
Union Savings & Loan Ass’n to
Bartlett pear trees are literally filled with other city than San Juau, but Col south of the main group. This has
W M Hunter 6.60 a Cltehaleru
500 fruit; owing to energetic and systematic onel WiDthrop believes that a force an area of about 60 square miles and
spraying, apples and pears will be freer should be landed within ten or twelve is claimed by the Hawaiian govern-
J A Hewit t et al to Union vale M E
church 1 a t 5 r 3...................
50 from the codliu moth than has been the miles of the capital and that a com ernment. The islands have been
case for years. Flax for fiber which was
II P McNary receiver to W T Sla
practically occupied by the United
sown late is being pulled, while the bined attack should be made by navy
ter receiver 426 at5r6. ...........-
as a coaling station and a
U S to M Zettl 160 a t 6 r 9..........
Pat early sown is being worked. The growth
of flax for fiber in Oregon is no longer an go, is at the entrance of the bay and resting point for vessels on the way
to the Philipines. The government
exj»eriineut; it is now a successful fact. may be easily bombarded.
self-supporting and there will be
Estate of Arminta Higgins. Final ac Hemp is making a Quo growth, and it,
There is a difference of opinion os
count filed and Sept. 6th appointed for too, has passed the ex;>erimontal Btage. to the feelings of the Porto Ricans no special burden to the United
the hearing of said account aud settle Sugar beets are in a moBt satisfactory toward the United States. Many of States as an incident of annexation.
ment thereof and notice required by law- condition. The wisdom of establishing the whites are immigrants from Cuba,
directed to be given.
the Bugar-beet factory iu the Grande Santo Domingo and Venezuela, and
Persons troubled with diarrhoea will
Estateof Mary Ann Sheldon. Ordered Ronde valley is demonstrated by the ftue
are said to be favorable to annexa- be interested in the experience ol Mr. W.
that final account be approved subject to growth of the beets in that section. There
Others M. Busb, clerk of Hotel Dorrance, Provi
the filing of the receipts from E. 8. Shel is not an adverse report this week from tion to the United States,
dence, K. I. He says; “For several yearn
don, Albert Sheldon and Julia Munkers, any section of the state, all agreeing report that the majority of the I have been almost a constant sufferer
that crops could not be better, that stock whites are satisfied with the rule of from diarrhoea, the frequent attacks com
heirs of deceased.
Guardianship of John Anderson, in is in a prime condition, and that only a Spain. Our troops will find many pletely prostrating me and rendering me
sane. Inventory filed and approved. successful crop season now awaits the friends in the country, and certainly unfit for my duties at this hotel. About
a more hospitable climate than they two years ago a traveling salesman kind
Permission to sell certain personal prop husbandman.
Western Oregon weather.—The mean found in Cuba.—Inter Ocean.
erty granted a9 prayed for in petition.
ly gave me a small bottle of Chamber
temperature for the week averaged 63 de
lain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Rem
grees, being one degree cooler than for
edy. Much to my surprise and delight
the preceding week and 3 degrees cooler
Width, 37 miles.
its effects were immediate. Whenever I
The Portland Telegram has the felt symptoms of the disease 1 would for
than for the corresponding week of last
Area, 3&30 square miles.
year. The highest temperature was 84 followiug item, which sets at rebt tify myself against the attack with a few
One mountain is 9000 feet high.
degrees on Sunday; the lowest 48 de considerable speculation regarding
dobes of this valuable remedy. The re
Every house has a roof garden.
grees, on Tuesday and Saturday morn-
sult has been very satisfactory anil almost
Principal pastime is horseback rid inge. Rain fell on Friday, in amounts the need of the new war stamps
from a trace to 0.34 oi an inch.
Just what documents require complete relief from the affliction.”
B. S. P ague ,
and those that do not is fully sale by 8. Howorth <St Co
San Juan, the capital, has 30,000
in a circular received by
L a G rander t500,000 beet-sugar
OVER FOHTY-MX HI SHF.LS.
today from the in
San Juan has the finest harbor in
is rapidly nearing completion.
ternational revenue department, at
the West Indies.
The following is from the Pendle
Receipts of machinery to date have
Washington, D. C.
ton Tribune, of the 22d inst:
The entire Baker City fire department
Stamps are not required on returns been 100 tons, and more is to follow.
“J. N. York, a well-known farmer
Over 5000 cords of wood have been
has disbanded. Two months ago the
of national bank notes.
city council was petitioned to make it a of Weston, informs the Tribune that
Stamps are not required on earn bought and piled up on the factory
semi-paid one, allowing small com W. M. Bade, who has a farm near ings, dividends and reports of con site. Over 150 men are at work on
pensation for actual work at fires. The Milton, has just finished threshing a dition made to the comptroller of the buildings, and in setting up the.
council disregarded the appeal. Mon field of 230 acres, and that the yield
machinery. When the factory starts
day evening, at a meeting at the city I was 10,695 bushels of as tine a qual
The power of attorneys to sell or it will give employment to 100 per
hall, delegate« representing the six com ity of wheat as ever grew.
transfer bonus is taxable.
panies of the department voted to dis
“Scott Richie, who has an adjoin-j Contracts between subscribersand
band the department, and will turn ing farm, got 6,720 bushels from 1G0
The late stereotypers’ strike in
telephone companies do not need
over to the city at the next council meet
brought to light the organ
ing all of the fire apparatus. About 100
of bluestem from 100 acres.
all English newspapers
men belong to the department.
Certificate of marriage, death and
purpos»- to measure
Lake Dorris of Independence, J. W.
birth do not need stamps when reg
Ballinger's son-in-law, has four acres of
istered under the state law, but when
onions on an island in the Willamette, of others now threshing who ate . used privately do require a stamp.
Certificates of acknowledgment of combine is as tine as that of any
from which he exacts a yield of 1,000 now threshing who are getting
equally fine grain and heavy yield. deeds and mortgages do not have to union. In every controversy per
taining to labor they stand or fall
The final connection of the Stayton- I believe we are going to have this
Stamps are required on insurance
year by far the largest yield and the premiums and policies.
together. Some pretend to see in
Salem telephone line has been made.
Buckeye force pomps, tank pumps and finest quality of wheat Umatilla
Bucket shops are required to take this organization the end of union
out stamps the 6ame as brokers.
county has ever produced.’ ”
domination in the big offices.
pumps of all kinds at Hodson's.