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About The Yamhill County reporter. (McMinnville, Or.) 1886-1904 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 17, 1900)
Nl’MINNVILLE, ORE., FRIDAY, Al (i. 17, 1900
Eutere-lxtthe fostofflcein MeMinuvlHe,
as Second-class matter.
T Wall Paper
Everything but Ingrains for the next 60
days at a very LARGE DISCOUNT.
Must have room for more paper now on
H. C. BURNS
Represents the Freight Bills paid by
us in one week.
“We Sell Groceries
GOOD TREATMENT TO CUSTOMERS,
HARD WORK AND RUSTLING
Keep us busy and growing.
Come and see us.
L. E. Walker
properly it takes time. It requires experience and
a complete knowledge of drugs. It requires the
druggist to have a large variety of drugs—fresh
drugs. He «oust give the best possible work, and
for compensation he must be reasonable. With the
above facts remember we are careful and strive to
please one and all alike. These are reasons why our
prescription file thribbles all in this county. We
are recognized by doctor and customer alike for be
ing accurate and dispensing only the purest drugs.
ROGERS BROS.’ Pioneer Pharmacists
Take The Reporter and Get the News
One Dollar If paid in advance, SlnglenumberaUve ceuta.
Adventure 0« tour
Yaiuhlller«, or The Panther
Ou the Hock.
pile of pitchwood stood ready for the
starting of the morning tire. When the
panther crashed to the ground it was to [
It is not the luck of every party head fall on this pile, knocking it into the
ed toward the setting sun to meet with dying embers of the camp fire.
him of the flashing eye and thrashing was opportune, for, as the pitchwood
tail, he with the red gums and gleaming , fired up, it revealed the beast munching
teeth—the panther, let alone to catch j at the carcass of the deer a short distance
even a glimpse of him.
But the four ; away. By this time Johnson had begun
fishermen met him.
Broken bushes,1 to regain his wits. When he laid down
trampled t^own fern, ragged pieces of I that night his ever trusty revolver went
shirts, drawers and pantaloons, where ye to lied with him, but ill the excitement
mighty hunters fled through the jungle that followed he had forgotten it. Just
like the devil from the wrath of the how to extricate himself from his unfor
Great Jehovah, tells the tale; moreover, tunate position was a query, the stout
the head of the beast now looks down on vine maple limb holding him suspended
the deserted camp from the forks of a by the seat of the trousers like a piece
cottonwood tree 40 feet high, being of beef on a spit over a fire. Just then
nailed there by that intrepid tree climb came a happy inspiration, and he lost no
er, Dr. Lewis, who holds the belt for the time in availing himself of the opportu
nity. Underhim was au open jack
greatest tree shinner in the world.
knife, Dr. Lewis having left it there after
It was late in the afternoon when the
carving out several trinkets from the
party pitched camp under the dark shad
deer’s hoof for his baby at home.
ow of Three River falls. On their way |
Reaching for and getting possession of
up river they secured a deer, and were
the knife, Johnson reached backward
naturally jubilant over their success.
and with a dexterous slash severed the
Whether it was the scent of the deer that
cloth, letting him to the ground. Then
drew the panther to the spot or not, will
as Hembree’s voice came floating down
never be known. At any rate the car
from the top of an So-foot tree, "For
cass of the deer was strung up in a tree,
God's sake plug him, Fred,” Johnson
and the little party turned in for the
drew his revolver and with a well-direct
night. The camp-fire cast its lurid glow-
ed shot laid the panther dead with a 44
over brack and bush end log as they
slug between the wide eyes.
slept; the falls thundered and splashed,
P. S.—Oil measurement the beast was
and the waters of the creek swept laugh
found to be seven feet from tip to tip in
ingly ou and out towards its race to the
length, weighing close ou to 130 pounds.
sea, and the big old world rolled on.
Early next morning a taxidermist from
One o'clock came, and with it a blood Salem came down from Bill Chrisman’s
curdling yell—a regular hair raiser that catnp and offered $to for the skin, which
brought all hands to their feet.
Four he intends to mount for the Salem mu
pair of hands sought for rifles and revol seum.
vers. These were not to be found, how
A Prize Prune Pudding Kecipe.
ever, so each man grabbed up whatever
his hand fell upon and sauntered forth.
The Pacific Homestead, published at
Again came the weird cry, nearer by a Salem, recently offered a number ot
good dozen yards, seemingly overhead. prizes for the best prune recipes. Mrs.
Just then the big moon came sailing up E. J. Hallett of this city, now visiting in
over the mountain top, silvering tree the east, was among the contestants, and
and busli and cliff till everything stood won second prize for the best prune pud
out clear as day. Again came the cry, ding. Here is how she makes it:
and as the four hunters stood looking
One-half pound prunes stewed until
upwards a huge cat-like form crept out soft (without sugar.) Don't let them
like a thief in the night with wary step boil. Whites of four eggs beaten stiff,
outo the flat rock surmounting the falls. one-half teaspoonful of cream tartar, a
For one long minute the great beast little salt, an even teaspoonful. For
stood outlined above, growling and purr sour prunes use some sugar. Stir all to
ing alternately, at the same time beating gether, then add prunes, stirring again,
softly ou the rock with switching tail, its and put in a pudding dish and set the
two gleaming eyes resembling two living dish in a larger pan in which there is a
j balls of fire.
Then giving a parting little boiling water. Cover the pudding
> scream and with a tremendous crashing with a basin that will fit the top and let
of limbs, the huge beast bounded into it remain ten minutes in a moderately
the tree top below in which the deer heated oven. Then remove the pan and
hung, bearing it to the ground.
Then leave it to bake ten or fifteen minutes
pandemonium broke loose. Johnson's longer, until nicely browned. Serve
cold with cream.
black charger snorted aud broke loose;
Walt Hembree dropped his eve glasses
‘‘Through the months of June and July
and ran his toe through the rim; Dr. our baby was teething and took a run
Lewis pitched the fry pan into the creek ning off of the bowels and sickness of
and struck to the woods, the writer at the stomach,” says O. P. M. Holliday,
his heels. Johnson was the only man of Deming, Ind. “His bowels would
that stayed to see the play out, a sharp i move from five to eight times a day. I
pointed vine maple having transfixed his had a bottle of Chamberlain’s Colic,
overalls, so he couldn't have run away if ’ Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy in the
he wanted to. It was pitch dark under house and gave him four drops in a tea
the alders, and for a minute none knew spoonful of water and he got better at
of tlie panther’s whereabouts. But fora
once.” Sold by Howorth & Co., drug
minute only. As luck would have it a gists.
A bsolutely P ure
Makes the food more delicious and wholesome
KOVAL BAKINO POWDER CO., HEW YORK,
Auoiher Good t'lllzen Gone to Hit
A very enjoyable entertainment was
liebl at Mrs. Metzger's at the close of
the missionary meeting. About zo per
sons were present. A splendid dinner
was served, much talked of, and long to
be remembered. It partook of rather a
farewell to Prof. Metzger and family, as
they soon will move to Dallas to take
charge of the school there. Peace go
Miss Minnie Janis of Oakland, Calif.,
was here visiting her old home. She
went home by steamship. She was up
to Oregon on the burial occasion of her
uiothe’r, Mrs. Clem Eckles, at Portland.
Mr. Webster, on the Cook farm just
south of town, had a cow fall into the
river. It was necessary to pull her out.
In doing so Mr Webster’s mare fell and
tore a large piece of skin loose. Surgeon
Minty was called and soon had it to its
Died—John Rhodes, at the home of
his son Al. D. L., in this city, on August
15th, 1900. slle was born in Missouri,
May tith, 1834, where he resided until
September, 1873. He was united in
marriage to Eliza Graham, April 1st,
1857. As a result of this union, three
children were born to them, namely, B.
F., Josephine, who died in infancy, and
, M. D.
His wife died February 1st,
1890, and only his two sons survive him.
He was a consistent member of the First
Baptist church of this city, and also a
member of Union Lodge No. 43, A. F. &
A. M. He came to Oregon in the fall of
1873, where he resided up to the time of
his death. Funeral service will be held
this morning at to a. tn., at the residence
of his son Martin, conducted by Pres. H.
L. Boardman. Burial will be in charge
of the Masonic order.
J. Capps it Sons al) wool clothing from
|9 to |13 a suit at the Grange store.
Hon. A. R. Burbank has been quite
poorly of late. Is up and about again.
Miss Nellie Gardner is visiting a num
Quarterly meeting here on next Satur ber of friends in Forest Grove this week.
day and Sunday. Elder C. C. Poling
Blue Flame oil cook stove, cheaper
will do the preaching.
than wood. Call and see them at Hod
Preacher Scott is now on a vacation son's.
for a few weeks.
Miss Carrie Schenk left on Tuesday for
Rev. F. Billington preached here last
New Whatcom, for a visit with her fath
Sunday at it o’clock. He is a ready er and brother.
Mr. and Mrs. I*. P. Wright left on
Peaches and prunes and apples can't
Wednesday morning for a two weeks’
stay at Yaquina City.
Mrs Burt is rather ‘‘under the weath
Henry T. Atkinson, who was unable
er” this week.
to leave last week, left this week for Can
The early threshing is done. Yamhill
by, and will be gone for two weeks.
can’t report more than a half crop of
Martin Johnson enjoyed a visit the
Prof. Metzger wai over preaching at past week from his brother, E. M. John
son, and wife, of Portland, who returned
Brooks last Sunday.
I borne Monday.
You assume no risk when you buy
Chamberlain’s Colic, Cholera and Diar
rhoea Remedy. Howorth & Co., drug
gists, will refund your money if you are
not satisfied after using it. It is every
where admitted to be the most success
ful remedy in use for bowel complaints
and the only one that never fails, It is
pleasant, safe and reliable.
Miss Josie Gortner returned on Satur-
day from her visit to Newport.
Miss Grace Newell returned home
Saturday from a pleasant visit to
See the announcement of Mr.
Hamblin, the new clothier,this week.
Mrs. Alice Schmeer, of Seattle,
stopped off to visit her sister, Mrs.
H. A. l’almer, Wednesday evening,
while enroute to Newport.
The weekly devotional meeting of the
Epworth League will be held next Sun
day evening at 7 o’clock. The subject is
"The Woes of the Drunkard.” Mr.
Heath will be leader.
Rev. Guy W. Smith, pastor of the
First Christian church of Oakland,
Calif., will preach in the Christian
church of this city next Sunday,
both morning and evening.
Seattle is pledging money for an inter
national exposition in that city in 1904
in commemoration of the Louisiana pur
chase and the Lewis and Clarke expe
A surprise party was given Miss Mina
Murton at the home of her brother Fri
day evening. About eighteen young
friends were present. Miss Murton will
return soon to her work as instructor in
the mute school at Salem.
Are You Going to College This Fall ?
If so, do not fail to consider the advantages olfered at
ncflinnville College, the Home College for the Great Yamhill Valley and Contiguous Territory
If you have not yet decided to go to College this year, read about the College and decide to spend the year in school.
The College’s Equipment.
Consists of a fine campus of 30 acres, good
general building and other buildings, library, art
studio, music studio, scientific laboratory, fine tel
escope, gymnasium equipped for physical culture,
dormitory accommodations for students, etc., and
a growing endowment of some $40,000.
Is composed of teachers of recognized stand
ing as educators, and having many years' experi
ence in teaching.
The Courses of Study
Are four in number, leading to the degrees of
Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of
Pedagogics and Bachelor of Letters respectively
in the Classical, Scientific. Teachers' and Literary
courses. The regular college courses require six
years’ hard work above the eighth grade. Literary
and Teachers' courses four years.
Requirements for Admission.
Students will be admitted to the Preparatory
course on diplomas from the eighth grade of the
public schools. Those not having certificates for
this work will be required to pass examination for
admission. Those having had ten grades in the
public schools and presenting satisfactory papers
will be conditioned in Latin and admitted to the
Freshman rear. DO NOT FAIL TO BUNG
YOUR DIPLOMAS OR CERTIFICATES; OTH
ERWISE YOU WILL HAVE TO PASS EX
AMINATION FOR ADMISSION.
Expense of Attending.
Tuition in all courses is Jto a quarter of 13
weeks, or $30 a year. A reduction of 5 per cent is
made if the year's tuition is paid in advance.
Rates in the Department of Music are low. Board
and room can be had in the building or in private
families at $z 50 to $3 a week
Girls may room
in the building ami board themselves, if preferred.
Many young men board in clubs or keep "bache
lor’s hall'' and reduce expenses. An economical
student can get through a year on $100. "It
can be easily done for $150.
The State Certificate.
The college is accredited by the State Board
of Education, and graduates of the Classical, Sci
entific and Teachers' courses are eligible to the ex
amination for the State Teachers' Certificate,good
for five years in the public schools of Oregon.
Are encouraged at McMinnville
The college has
a good gymnasium in which instruction is given
in physical culture to both men and women. There
is a fine athletic field, tennis courts, croquet
grounds, etc., all rendering the advantages for
outdoor sport and recreation very superior.
The Department of Music
In the college has an established reputation for
thorough work. This reputation will be more
than maintained the coming year. Students may
pursue musical studies in piano, organ, voice, har
mony, theory and history of music Rates are ex
The College’s Standing.
McMinnville is recognized as one of the thor
ough-going and successful colleges of Oregon. Its
graduates rank high when going to universities
east or west. Men from McMinnville College have
l>een admitted to junior rank in Harvard Univer
sity without examination, and its graduates are ac
credited for senior ranking at the University of
The Great Yamhill Valley
Is the local field of McMinnville College. It ap
peals to the young people of the towns and coun
try homes of this fair valley to avail themselves of
the opportunity for education offered so near at
hand. Why go far from home and incur large ex
pense when the best facilities are at your com
mand near home and at small outlay?
The Next College Year
Begins September 13, 1900. All students ought,
when possible, to begin at the first of the year ;
but may enter at any time. Begin now to plan to
put in next year in college. For further informa
tion and catalogues, call on or write to
H. L. BOARDMAN, President, or EMANUEL NORTHUP, Dean, McMinnville, Oregon