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M’MINNVILLE, ORE., FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 1899
One Dollar if paid in advance, Singlenumbersflve cent*.
We had a fine rain last Wednesday
Mrs. Dunn of Portland is visiting here | that wet the ground so the farmers can
I go to plowing.
L. M. Duncan and wife are visiting in
Mr. Bailey sold^his sawmill to some
men from Silverton, who aim to begin
Tom Nelson has gone to Idaho to ( cutting lumber about the middle of the
spend the summer.
~ A bsolutely pure
week Mr. Bailey has started for his
Mrs. S. E. Hill is visiting friends in mines iu Baker Cv....ty.
Makes the food more delicious and wholesome
town this week.
Bill Lucy and his family have moved
Miss Valeria Patty of McMinnville is to Portland.
visiting her aunt, Mrs. Michaux, for a
Mr. Stone is going to move Ins family
over into Polk county, and is going to
The Enthusiasm Kliglii.
NOT IHIII.V 111 ItT.
Revival meetings are being held in the work tor Beauford Stone this summer.
By actual count 33 people responded
Evangelical church, conducted by Rev.
D. I. Pearce and 1. N. Branson were to the call for a meeting at the opera l.eller Irom Chit*. Henedicl D<->
• cribing III« Mound.
in Willamina Friday, looking after the house last Saturday afternoon to consider
The news from Chas. Benedict, a
Will Bates has accepted a position as bridges and having some repairing done the question of asking the governmental
powers for the return of the Oregon vol McMinnville boy,serving with the Idaho
book-keeper in Fischer’s flouring mills, on the Willamina bridge.
The troops in the Philippines, is encouraging.
Saturday’s rain stopped the fanners unteers now iu the Philippines.
ap He was the first boy from McMinnville
from sowing graiu.
pointment of a committee on resolutions, to receive a wound from an insurgent
A family from Salem passed through
and the hearing and adopting of their re bullet, and in the following letter tells
There will be a school entertainment town Thursday, moving up on Canada port. Said committee was composed of how it happened:
at the church Saturday evening. Ad creek with some cattle to summer there. l’rof. E. Northup, A. D. Hoskins, Geo.
S an P edro , M aiati , March 17, 1899.
Tommy Scroggins is buying hogs. He A. Preoties, Capt. Wyatt Harris and J.
mission, ten cents.
Dear Ones at Home : I am as well as
usual, and although it is quite rainy we
H. T. Mills has located a ranch in the shipped a drove to Portland Thursday. C. Cooper. The resolutions were as fol don
’t get much wet as we have pretty
Coast mountains, and will engage in
Mr. Adkins and wife will start for lows :
fair shelter tents up all along the line.
Kansas Tuesday. They will make thejr
Resolved, That we ask the president You may receive a notice of a small en
of the United States for the immediate gagement near San Pedio Macati in the
The primary department of our school home there.
return to their homes of the Oregon vol papers, as yesterday they sent out about
will close this week. One month more
S ubscriber .
unteers now in the Philippines, and 40 men with our captain as a scouting
for the grammar grade.
their miiBter out without further parley party. They met a party of about 100 or
or delay, as the war for which they en 150 insurgents about a mile ahead of our
Cecil V. Baird of North Yamhill spent
listed has ceased, and peace officially es line and bad a pretty lively time for
several days in this vicinity last week,
about half an hour, when the major,
tablished by due proclamation.
the guest of A. M. Waddel.
That we condemn as unpatriotic and fearing they would run out ofamiiiunition,
un-American all efforts to make political sent ten moremeti with extraammuniticu
Mrs. Mattie Landingham came up
capital out of thequestion concerning the and orders to stay as reinforcements n
from Portland Monday evening and is
return of these volunteers, either to se needed. The Californian« had also sent,
! the guest of T. E. Conner and wife. Mrs. teachers, was baptized at the Baptist cure their return or to arouse prejudice out a platoon. We got up within 100
to longer hold them in service. The yurds aud sent a man forward to find out
1 Landingham recently inherited a large church Saturday evening.
The club gave their usual dance Sat parents aud friends and the volunteers if w e were needed. He soon came back
! estate from her aunt in England.
themselves know that they have more with orders to come up as we were
Geo. C. Will, the rustling piano man urday evening, which was well attended. than filled the full measure of their eu- needed. Well, we started forward, aud
as I was walking along with my gun ovtr
of Salem, was doing business in town All present say that the Dayton boys iistment.
know how to manage a good and orderly
That each man in the ranks lie given my shoulder, a Manser ball came in con
the first of the week.
his individual choice as to re-enlisting tact with uiy wrist, peeling off a little
Mr. Stillman, son of B. IL Stillman,
without any pressure whatever from the skin and raising a lump about the size
Mrs. Wambsgan, under the skillful government or from the officers who of a hen’s egg, und burning a little streak
returned Monday from San Francisco,
hands of Dr. Rossiter, is now out of dan would secure places by such re-enlist along tny shirt sleeve. It felt like an
where lie has been for several months.
electric shock and caused inv gun to drop
That we request the citizens of the to the ground, trot 1 picked it up and
Mrs. .Toner, wife of John Jones, has several localities in the state that sent a walked on up to the tiring line and lay
gone to California to visit her brother, company of volunteers to the Philippines down arid sucked the wound to take out
Fraternity lodge, No. 56, I. O. O. F., who has been ill, but is now better.
to send delegates to meet at Salem at 11 any |>oisuii that the ball may have left.
had work in the initiatory degree Tues
o’clock, Saturday, April 22d, to confer The numbness caused by the ball nxai
Misses Bessie and Lillie McVicker are with the governor and our members of passed away and 1 started to take an
spending a few days with their uncle, congress for the purpose of securing the extra Irelt of cartridges over to one of the
Calvin Welch has returned from his Mr. Spangle. Their father is located in immediate return of the volunteers to boys whose supply had lieen exhausted,
when the order was given to fall back, as
trip, on the lookout for a new location, King’s valley.
That a delegation of four, consisting of they had begun a flank movement on
which we understand he succeeded in
Jay Avery gave a birthday party to the chairman and three others whom he our right. We fell back about 100 yards
finding, but were not informed at what
friends on the 13th. All who were may appoint, lie named to carry and I had a hospital man wrap up my
place he decided to locate.
wrist, ami then, after a little more firing
present speak very highly of Mr. and out the provisions of the foregoing on the right, we went back. No others
Miss Grace Fox, who has been visit- j Mrs. Avery, who made the occasion a resolutions, and that a full copy he sent were hit, but they saw a Filipino being
ing in California during the past winter, I very happy one for their eon and his to the president.
from the field, and had reason to
returned to her home the first of the [ friends.
believe that several were hit. I don’t
for signatures endorsing the resolution«. know whether a party will be sent out
Miss Louise Jones has arrived home Many have signed, but there have been this morning or not. The object is to
Vespertine Rebekah lodge, No. 74, from eastern Oregon, where she has been a number of refusals by those who be keep posted as to the movements of the
elected Mrs. N. II. Perkins and Mrs. IL teaching school. She still prefors the lieve they see a political movement be euemy and as their forces are on the op-
l>osite side of a hill from ours, hence the
C. Gist as delegates to the grand lodge valley to the upper country.
hind it all which will eventually be used necessity of leaving our line as they fear
to be held at Salem.
Miss Lucy DeFord is visiting with her against the administration,if desired con the natives will try to fall in behind Gen.
J. M. Bunn visited Portland on Tues-1
cessions are not speedily forthcoming. Wheaton’s command and cause trouble
sister at Hopewell.
that way. If thev attempt to do so we
This suspicion is no doubt aroused by the are
supi>osed to prevent their going. My
Venns Hibbert bought a two-story
The city council has appointed C. W,
fact that the populist governors of South wrist is nearly as well aB ever now ; just
house from D. Snyder and had it moved
Dakota und Nebraska started the move a trifle lame, but as 1 am writing witlr’
Jones marshal, to fill the vacancy
down on the end of his father's place
ment. It is sincerely to be hoped that that hand yon can see it is not very bail;
caused by the marshal elected not qnali-
east of town. Mr. Avery did the work.
such will not be the outcome. The Re- no more, in fact, than if I’d been hit
j b ¡ng.
Rev. Hunsaker of McMinnville filled |iorter believes the boys should be given with a little stick the size of a ruler used
by teachers to punish children. You
Mrs. H. F. Bedwell was a passenger on
the pulpit in the Baptist church here the opportunity to return home just as tnay be sure I feel very thankful for so
Monilay evening’s train for Portland.
Saturday and Sunday evening.
soon as the privilege can be granted narrow an escape. I do not think it will
Nathan Bradley, who owns the Day without injury to the interests for which leave any scar at all. I have not heard
yet what Gen. Otis will do in regard to
ton livery stable, is a lively man and un they have fought, and we believe the our staying here or going homo. 1 beard
Mrs. Merrick has returned to her home derstands his business. He is always boys would ask nothing more. There yesterday that we were liable to go home
in Yreka, Calif, after a visit to a month improving his stock. Last week he are many points to be considered on this iu a week or two, but don’t put any de
in it; one hears so many rn-
i in town.
bought two fine horses. Business im subject, and the principal thing to re pendence
mors, yon know. 1 suppose yon see by
Miss Rennie Wiley has gone to Cor- proving all tiie time.
member is that war at such long dis the San Francisco pafters that the Cali
i vallis to visit her sister, Mrs. Watters,
Rev. J. Bowersox lias been appointed tance is necessarily slow in its changes fornia bove took Santa Ana. 1 would
to say that the California regiment
j for two months.
to fill the Evangelical pulpit for this and operations. A great deal of patience like
hail only two companies there, the
Revival meetings are in progress at year. He is spoken of as a very good
Washingtons, eight companies, and the
have sons in the w ar, and who cannot Idahos six companies. The Idahos were
the Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. , man.
j F. H. Day.
Mr. Adam Ressner is repairing one of be blamed in any particular for earnestly positively the first into Santa Ana,
and the Washington« almost the same
wishing their return.
Prof. E. V. Littlefield has been visit his tenant houses on Main street.
time, while the Californians were the
ing the schools in this part of the county
last on account of having been advancing
Mr. Fishburn's new addition to store
across Pandacan on the left, Major Mc
the past week.
and dwelling greatly improves the looks
Colonel B. B. Tuttle—1 believe the Conville's battalion being right next to
The many friends of W. N. Sutton of his building. Let’s keep on fixing up, bovs should lie returned as soon as their the river on the left, ami in the lead took
were glad to see him on the street, after | an<l we will find it pays in the end.
return can be accomplished without the fort on the left and then the com
went on into Santa Ana. Their
I a long and severe illness from which he
The store room,under the Odd Fellows' sacrificing the government’s interests in mand
reporters naturally like to praise their
has rjpt entirely recovered.
ball, which has been half-finished for a the Philippines. I know from infor own men, but General King's report will
Miss Nervia Wright displayed rare long lime, we are glad to notice is living ' mation received from direct sources that show, though.
1 presence of mind at the recital, in carry Completed, so that R. Harris can move the volunteers would object to coming
ing from the room a nearly exploded i his line of business into the building. , home if they thought the good work al
As the season of the year when pneu
| lamp. No damage was done, but many
la grippe, soar throat, coughs,
Dr. Chas. Stuart, a graduate of the !
j were frightened.
colds, catarrh, bronchitis, and lung
medical college at Salem, is now at botne i doned.
Last week Mrs. ,T. I. Knight of Seattle receiving congratulations from bis many 1 General Charles Beelre— I think it can troubles are to be guarded against,
be left tothe government to take proper nothing "is a fine substitute,’* or is
ahd Mrs. B. A. Millsap of Lebanon visit friends.
care of the volunteers. It is not moving “just hi good" as One Minute Cough
ed at W. W. Nelson’s.
blindly, but in a careful manner with Cure. That is the one infallible remedy
Puhllr Temperance Steeling.
i The building committee concluded |
the details liefore it. We know com for all lung, throat or bronchial troubles.
that the old M. E. church was not worth | A meeting for the purpose of organiz
nothing of the conditions and Insist vigorously upon having it if
I building onto, so sold it, and will build 1
an entirely new one on the old site. F. and systematic work along general lines complications that confront the war de "something else" is offered you. Rogers
H. Story was the purchaser and will of temperance reform will be held in the partment, and outsiders are not in a Bros.
I move the old one to First street, where old G. A. R. hall on Monday evening. ! [»«ition to criticise with a clear under
Rf hnol llcport.
May 1st. An interesting literary and ' standing.
it will l>e used for business purposes.
McMinnville school« for
Quite a colony of Advents from Min musical program will lie given, ami an
state lias any right to ask the president to seventh month ending April 7, 1899.
j nesota have arrived in town, and are
send the volunteers home. They enlist
; seeking homes. They number near officers, adopting a constitution and en- ' ed in the service of the government, and
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. forty and are represented by five fam- '
if there ever was a time when they have
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It seems to me
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the cause of temjierance prosper. By ! been needed it is now.
that it is a piece of impertinence to ask
Wheat 48c, oat* 35c, baled hay, oats order of committee.
that thev I»e returns**. I feel confident
ami cheat $7, poultry $2 to $3.00 pet doz, I
R a. ’
pork, drawee«! 5c, live 3*Ac, bran 85c per
For frost bites, burns, indolent sores, i
100 I be, flour 80c a «ack, (fritatoee |1 a eczema, skin disease, and especially as soon as possible, and until he does so
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Órli nini l'«h
sack, prunes6c, beef $2.25 to $3
per piles, DeWitt’s Witch Hazel Halve I cannot see what right the states have ReynQÏfi*,
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Redmond, 7th aud 8th
' 100; butter 30c, eggs 12'^c.
stands first and lies! l/iok ent for dis
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Greene, id and tth
Horse literature printed at thio office honest people who try to imitate and
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in the best st) le of the art, ami at most counterfeit it. It’s their endorsement of home. Iri fact, I am constantly in re Scott, 7th and "th
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ceipt oi applications for promotion, and Bfurnli, 5th and 6th
a good article. Worthlee« goods are not
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some who have been discharged and William«,
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l«t and 2d
Woodmen Circle fair at Wright's hall, imitated. Ost l>eWitt’s Witch Hazel returned home have asked to be retnrneii
Salve. Rogers Bros.
W. 1. R kymolm , Principal
since the war began.
April 24th. Free to all.
Word Meut Alices
We have opened in the past few days over 50 cases
of Shoes, in Ladies’, Gents’ and Children’s. Our goods
are all made by the best Shoemakers in the East—fac
tories with a reputation to sustain. \\ hen you buy
any Shoes at the Chicago Store you always find them
made’of leather ¿backed by a guarantee by us. If they
don’t give you satisfaction bring them back and get an
other pair for nothing.
We are showing one of the prettiest things in La- «
dies’ Shoes ever shown in McMinnville for the money. ■<
Made in Kid and Vesting Tops. Every pair fully war <
ranted; price $2.50 per pair.
Children’s Shoes 75c, 85c, $1, $1.25, up to $2 per
pair. You should see those Misses' fine \ ici Kid Shoes
made by the Star Shoe Co. They are the best made,
i- most perfect fitting shoe ever shown. You’ll appreci-
,4 atelthemjwhen^you have the little folks try them on
i> and see how perfect they fit.
Just as CUelcome
As the Spring time in Oregon or any other
country are new and old customers at our store.
9 Koses ujill be Scarce
This season in all probability, and to have flow
ers other varieties will have to lie cultivated.
We have a great variety of seeds.
Gardens are Sure
But you need the best of seeds irom reliable
growers. See our stock and prices. \V e have
Seed Potatoes and Onion Sets.
Wheat’s All Right I
And we congratulate our farmer friends on their
improved prospects. Hurrah for Spring !
Always in Stock at the Old Reliable
9 Good Groceries
House of over’ Ten Years’ Standing.
Wallace & Walker.
The well-known place for the best meal in the city.
N ew D ining R oom
The Largest in McMinnville, ha«» been recently fitted with best of
taste. Liberal service and all you can eat.
Fruits, Candies, Nuts and Cigars.
Give Us a Call.
T. A. WHITE.