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M’MINNVILLE, ORE., FRIDAY. M AY 24.190!.
Filtered atthe Poetofiicein McMinnville,
as Seeond-clasb matter.
An Interesting Letter from the Associate Reporter Man. who is
Visiting Scenes ot Larlier Days.
I’ The chief talk at the preseut is of our President’s visit
to Oregon, and so will be the talk of
Which we are now offering for 30 days.
I R. Jacobson & Company’s Great Bargains
Hats and Suspenders will be given away free of charge
with every Men’s, Boys’ and Child’s suit of Clothing.
A Trimmed Hat or a Parasol to be given away free of
charge with every Ladies’ Tailor Made Suit.
280 Mens’ an<l Boys’ Suits, bro
ken lots, will be closed out
at a sacrifice..........................
300 Mens laundried percale
shirts, regular 5oc. 65c and
75c, while the}- last, each $ 29
Dress Goods Department.
Linings to be given away free of
charge including the sewing «ilk
with every dress pattern above 50c
1000 yards of the very latest
novelties in Dress Goods
worth from 50c to 75c; choice
850 yds of highest grade nov
elties from 75c to 90c; choice
per yd ................................
1200 yds of fancy and plain
silks to be closed out at less
than wholesale price............
tooo pairs R. Jacobson & Co’s
stamp $2 50 shoes to close
220 pairs R. Jacobson & Co.’s
stamp mens and ladies shoes
to go at .......................................... r
The Krippendorf fine Ladies
shoes 3 special values:
The $4 50 kind; sale price.. . .3 _
The $3 50 kind; sale price . 2
The ¿3 00 kind; sale price. . . .2
50 pair. Hamilton-Brown Coin
shoes regular price I3, to
The famous Hanan & Sons
mens fine shoes the $6 00
and if 6 50 quality, special . 5
Our entire stock of Bicycle
shoes to close out at cost
About 500 pairs of Ladies Mens
and Childrens assorted shoes
to close dut for less than cost
Neua Goods Arriving Daily are offered at
R- Jacobson & Co,,
McMinnville’s Greatest Store.
We never have had a time-woin stock of Furni
ture, but we are making a Clearance sale just now
of a nice, durable and medium grade of goods, and
i.T their place will put in the best stock ever landed
in McMinnville, both as to styles and quality.
Along with this we will continue to carry the
cheaper goods to suit that class of trade. But for
Something Really Nice in Furniture
You should see
H. C. BURNS,
Third St., former stand of Racket Store.
State Normal Sehool,
DEMAND FOR GRADUATES—The demand
for graduates of the Normal Schools, during
the past year has been much beyond the supply.
Positions with from 140.00 to >75,00 per month.
STATE CERTIFICATES AND DIPLOMA8—
Students are prepared for the State Examina
tions, and readily take state papers on gradua
STRONG ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL
COURSE—Well equiped Training Department.
Expenses range from >120 to >175.00 per year.
Fall term opens Sept.(17th. For catalogue con
taining full announcements address
P. L..CAMPBELL, President.
Or J. B. V. BUTLER, Secretary.
The McMinnville National Bank.
of M c M innville , oregon .
P aid C apital , 150,000
S urplus and P rofits , 125,000
Transacts a General B»nkine bn«ines« »nd extends to it. patron, every facility
consistent with sate and prudent banking.
L. E. Cowls
W\ L. Warren
Lee Laughlin, Pres.
J. L. Rogers, Vice Pres.
E.C. Apperson,Cashier W. S. Link, Asst. Cashier
Office hours 9 a. m. to 4 p. m.
(’AHI 1 TALK
And tells some things it will buy:
Best Boiled Oil 80 cts. per. gal.
White Lead 6 *4 c per ro
2:6 x 6:6 Screen Doors, with hangers, $1.00
Wall Paper 5c per roll, and other goods just as cheap
0. O. HODSONS.
DOWN ON THE OLD PLANTATION
O sborne , K an , M ay liilh, l'.iot. | of Mr. and Mrs. J. K Eckman was made
Dear Mr. Asbury:
I the occasion Tuesday evening for an in-
I have delayed penning I formal reception and family reunion at
a letter to Reporter readers from day to Cunninghaul's hall. Eighty-three in
day because of being kept busy meeting vitations were given, of which 74 respon
and dining with friends and because I ded. The limit of ability to accommo
wanted to mention certain events which date was the only barrier against issu
had not yet transpired.
ing many more cards to equally esteemed
We had a steady and continuous jour friends. The majority of those present
ney for four days aud four nights, with were among the earliest settlers remain -
the exception of five hours very pleas ing in Osborne who were here in the
autly spent in Salt Lake City between early ’70’s, when Mr. Eckman located
trains. All tlie immense Mormon prop on his farm northwest of town. The en-
erties which are open to the gaze of tertainment of the evening hinged large
Gentiles, and which are familiar to peo ly upon the idea of pioneer citizenship
ple who read or has-e traveled, were in and reminiscence, and the extreme in
spected by us with a great deal of inter- j formality of the reception developed a
est, and it was with some difficulty that degree of good cheer exceeding the high
I persuaded Mrs. Barnhart to leave the est hopes of the instigators. J. K. Eck
heavenly strains of the great organ of man was especially felicitous in well-
They certainly were chosen words of welcome after the party
heavenly, as humanity conceives such was called to order.
things, and to me seemed the most answers written on cards and pinned up
christianizing influence about the whole on the guests assigned the partners for
business. Certainly more so than a the evening. Judge Farwell opened rem
plurality of wives could be. The people iniscent remarks in a most happy vein,
of Salt Lake City have so much to do as he was well qualified to do by his
with sightseers that courteous atten tion wide experience in this county,
has become second nature, and it is one Eckman, of Oregon, into whose hands
of the pleasantest places in the world to the program fell, had a suspicion that
visit. The janitor at the city and coun I this ancient history feature might prove
ty building—the famous structure that a good thing, and without giving any
cost $750,000—is a case in point
With warning called upon J. R. Loomis. That
the most debonair manner he took us to gentleman rose to the occasion admir
the highest point of observation and ably and added to the already rising tide
W. K. Eckman, of
spread before us a wonderful panorama of good feeling.
of beauty. McMinnville people should Texas, embraced the opportunity to re
never pass Salt Lake City without stop late a number of early day family jokes
on his younger brother, who seemed
By steady traveling over the famous willing so long as it afforded the guests
scenic route of the Rio Grande Western any amusement.
and Denver <t Rio Grande the following called upon without warning were
morning found us in the great canyon Messrs. R. R. Hays, L. A. Linville, C. W.
of the Arkansas, which for wildness of Baldwin, J. K. Mitchell and John A.
scenery and exhilirating air has few Morton, each making one of the best
counterparts in the world. One of the speeches of his life. In the line of mu
pleasures of this part of the trip is the sic there was a splendid solo by Mrs. G.
exceeding smoothness of the roadbed A. Traut, a male quartet, and at the
and the caretui driving of tlie engineers close a solo by J. G. Eckman. Previous
The hanging bridge in the Royal gorge to serving refreshments of ice cream and
was undergoing repairs, and the slow cake a grand march was indulged, led
running afforded excellent opportunity by Mr. Baldwin. Extreme modesty on
the part of Mother Wilcox and E. B.
for drinking in the grandeur
Riding through southern Nebraska we Garrigues prevented them from appear
discovered, with the aid of the conduc ing in an instrumental and vocal solo
tor, that a delay of a day and a night respectively as was anticipated on the
could be avoided by taking a mixed program.”
Court is in session here, which leads
train at Superior, Neb., for a distance of
about forty miles.
An amusing thing me to make a comparison of legal prac
happened on this run, which proved to tice between Kansas and Oregon. The
In securing the
my mind that all slow-going and mossy trial is for njurder.
tilings do Kot find their habitat in Ore jury the lawyers here take two or more
gon. The train ran on a very slow sched days for the job and the remotest pos
ule, a certain number of minutes being sibility of bias in a man’s mind is can
given to each station, whether there was vassed before he is accepted.
business or not. At one place where asked if he has a family, and how many
trains passed the two conductors took a children, anticipating sympathy on the
seat on the depot tracks and swapped part of a juror for a criminal who has
yarns for about ten minutes. About the children. He must distinguish between
sole article of freight taken on at this an opinion and an impression, and is
point was a keg of nails, consigned to generally pinned down so closely on
the next station. The train proceeded points of psychology that it amounts al
to the next station and on to the next, most to badgering. Challenge and coun
where the conductor during the wait ter challenge is used before a jury is de
went over to a small grocery near the termined. When it comes to the argu
track, and sat down to talk. Coming ment by the attorneys the air is clawed
back to the train I heard him accost the and the earth pawed with the evident
brakeman : “Say, that keg of nails ought intention of carrying the jury off its feet.
to have been put off at the last station.’’ You all know in Oregon how quietly
“Is that so,” said the brakeman with in Judge Burnett and the attorneys go
difference, “ Well, we’ll take it off here about their work.
The first considerable rain in the last
and send it back.” I don't know wheth
er this will seem funny to others, but it 35 days has just fallen here. This coun
struck a solar plexus blow to mv vein ty stands 109 on wheat, the highest in
of humor, and I haven’t ceased laughing the state, and this rain practically as
sures the crop. The farmers are jubi
We left McMinnville on a Saturday lant and prosperous, and have already
afternoon (it seems an age ago) and organized to start a third bank, the re
reached the parental roof-tree the follow sources coming exclusively front their
ing Wednesday evening. All were await ranks.
J. G. E ckm an .
ing us at the depot, and there was a
round of kissing, a description of which
One Dollar if paid in advance, Singlenumbersflve cents.
PEOPLE AKE TAI.KIN«;
Take the Reporter aud get the news.
McMinnville ¡>eople are talkiug very
The )K>stoffict has been moved again. much about sewerage, and in every pri
This time it goes one door North,
vate discussion of the subject there is
Hi Huffum and family are here from but one conclusion. This conclusion is
invariably to the effect that the time has
luiiependtnce visiting relatives.
Mrs. Louper went to Portland Mon arrived when better drainage of the resi
day to see her daughter Ora, who is very dence districts should receive attention
in this city. It is probable that every
mind in town has reached such a verdict.
Are you going to the pic-nic at Balls
But until every property owner realizes
ton Saturday? Better take along your
the importance of the improvement the
overcoat if you do.
fear of an.expenditure of money far in
Wild strawberries are ripe, and in a excess of their present means deters
few days the market will be well sup- many of them from becoming enthusi
blied with this lucious fruit.
astic advocates of drainage improvement.
Howard Ellston has purchased the That a great many taxpayers are labor
peddling wagon of Wm. Graham which ing under a misapprehension in the mat
he sold to him some time ago.
ter is apparent, The city council, and
Mr. Jones has a new cream seperator, the engineer who surveyed the route,
and is running same with an engine, made an estimate of the cost of the
which is more satisfactory than hand sewer pipe, of excavating, filling, survey
ing and all incidentals, and placed the
Jas. Likens who went to Eastern Ore total cost at eighty cents to one dollar
gon some time ago for his health, is per foot. Taking the maximum of the
much improved by the climate, and is estimate brings the cost to $100 per block.
located at Elgin, and is working at his This will be divided proportionately be
tween a block on each side, resulting in
an average cost of #12.50 to each lot, or
The children of the Christian church
$25.00 to each residence lot of a quarter
will observe childrens day on the 2nd of
block. The minimum of course, would
June at 8. p. m. An interesting program
be much less than this. But should it
is being prepared, and it is hoped there
exceed this it could not be excessive.
will be a full house to greet them.
Since the question of cost has been
Rev. Muckley of Kansas City,
•J > Mo., narrowed down to a reasonable limit,
who is making a tour of the Northwest, the subject of drainage comes home to
will preach at the Christian church on McMinnville with immense importance.
Sunday the 9th of June, at 9 p. in. Let It is important to the town and the peo
all turn out and hear him, as he is said ple, that our reputation as a healthful
to be an eloquent speaker.
city should not tie damaged. It should,
Mr. Reese and family of North Da- on the contrary, be heightened.
kotah, arrived in town one day last achieve the best results, McMinnville
week. He is a brother of Mrs. Osborn, should win a title of being the most
Mrs. Walter Rea and Mrs. Yarns. He healthful town in Oregon. If property
seems delighted with Oregon, and it is owners then desire to sell, twenty per
hoped they will locate among us.
cent may be added to their price. Buy
Dr. Matthis has bought the Buster ers would willingly pay more for prop
drug store in Sheridan. The Dr. is en erty with good sanitary connections. If
terprising and never lets a good thing they desire to rent a house, one to two
pass even if he has to go to a neighbor dollars a month more can be realized
ing town after it. The people of Sheri for property within the sewer district.
dan will be the gainer by having the Dr. The sewerage question then becomes a
interested in their town.
matter of business as well as a matter of
The Odd Fellows hall, we understand, health. In its construction the money
is soon to have placed therein about 200 will be paid into the hands of home la
it, and who will
chairs. That will be all right, and will borers who need
be quite an improvement over the nail again return it to the channels of trade.
Keg and hoard system. When seated, Thus the building of the sewer would he
the hall will meet all the requirements a blessing in more ways than one, and
serve more useful purposes during the
of the most fastidious citizen.
dull season than now become apparent.
If you have friends, don’t listen to
Let your yerdict be unanimous for sewer
evil reports placed in circulation about
them by character assassins. Turn a
deaf ear to any one who would place in
circulation slanderous tales to injure a
fellow creature. It were better for hu
Several showers of rain and hail of
manity that such persons had not been
Miss Gertie Pruden is visiting with
Elder Arthur Cane has been called by
the church at Elkton in Southern Ore the family of W. W. Smith.
gon to hold a series of meetings, to com
Mrs. Laura Estabrook of Pendleton is
mence June 1st. There is an academy visiting with her parents here.
at that place, and it is proposed to hold
Rev. Dr. Bitner of Portland was in
a grand meeting. As a teacher Elder town for n few moments on last Monday.
Cane has few superiors, and they have
Mrs. Wm. Smith and Miss Cora Kim-
made a wise choice.
berlon returned from Independence on
last Saturday afternoon.
1’rrsidenl Nenda Hi. Hrgrrt«.
Prof. J. Blough has gone to Tillamook
Governor and Mrs. T. T. Geer arrived
teach a school there. He was a suc
home from San Francisco this week,
where they have been taking part in the cess here.
Rev. E. B. Lockhart returned from
welcome to President McKinley. The
governor tells of a pleasant interview Salem on last Saturday night
he had with the president just prior to ports a good time generally.
his leaving tor Oregon “Last evening.”
Yamhill Pioneer Association at Day
he said, “I went up to the Scott mansion ton on June 5th at 10 a. tn. Success al
and after getting through the cordou of ways at Dayton. It is well advertised
police surrounding it, entered and met by posters.
the president in the parlor and had a
Mr. List Martin, wife and child are
very pleasant half hour’s chat with him visiting with relattves here. He is go
lie charged me to express to the people ing over to Tillamook soon. This is his
of Oregon through the press and in first visit here for eleven years.
other ways his regrets and deep disap
Mrs. Edson, Miss Maggie Boone and
pointment at not being able to carry out
James Derby started for Baker City on
his trip as arranged. The president con
last Saturday to attend as delegates to
sidered his misfortune greater than that
the grand lodge of Rebekahs. They
of the people of Oregon, which had been
will be gone a week.
so kind to him both politically ami so
The W. C. T.U. will give an entertain
Hop* Ihr < 011 irli and
by a fat colored woman who was a by
with pleasure to a visit to Oregon, which ment on Friday night of this week. A
stander. is likelv to become a local mo
program is adopted that has never been
Laxative Bro no-Qninine Tablets cure a he considered one of the coming great
saic. I am neither a Hobson nor a cold cold in one day. No cure, no pay. Brice states of the union, not only on account rendered in this town. Success is guar
blooded chameleon when it comes to 2d cents.
of her natural resources, but owing to anteed. Come and see something new.
kissing, but I want to say in the interest
Mr. John Hendrick who came to town
her geographical position in respect to
of Kansas that it is this spirit of welcome,
the expanding commerce in the orient. to the D. of H. on Monday night, hitch
coming straight from the hearts of her
The president further stated that he yet, ed his team to a tree in .the centre of
people, whether demonstrated by kissing , near business center of city. Very cheap during his administration, expected to town When he went to start home a
or otherwise, that draws a fellow right
complete his tour originally planned. In number of articles of value had been ta
to them, and makes life in this state one ' this office.
that event he would go direct from Wash ken from his hack. A close lookout
24-hour day of cordiality
| will lie kept to find the articles, and to
ington to the northwest.’’
I attended the commencement of the I
| ascertain who stole them. Oh, for shame.
The following letters remain uncalled
high school, and found a class motto |
The expansion of the butter trail« was
The I), of. H gave ice cream and cake
for in the McMinnville |>oatoffice May
that I can recommend for adoption in
demonstrated when a Portland firm I at their hall on last Monday night in
Oregon. It was: “Green, bnt growing.’’
■ Robert Fox Esq., Mr. Frank Foster, lately shipped 16,000 pounds of butter honor of a visit of the Carlton lodge,
I Contrary to the history of classes in Ore
Mr Frank Golden, Mr. G. W. Golden, land 100 cases of eggs to Dawson, the t The entertainment was a success. The
gon, the class here contained but one
Mrs. Daisy Young Shaw, Supt. or Sec. whole making up a carload. The bntter visitors added greatly to the meet-
lady, but she fully held her own with
was packed in two-pound tin packages, ing by the rendition of valuable pieces.
1 Pleasant Hill 8. 8.
the boy». The local band very cheer
The contents of each package were The one on temperance by Miss Carrie
J amf . h M c C ain , P. M.
fully turned out and furnished free mu-
wrapped aecnrely in paraffine paj>er, the Findley was loudly applauded. Meeting
Natiee 1« 1»» Public.
| ran was lined with a coating of paraffine adjourned about 10 o,clock.
The family of which the writer is a
I branch has had its reunion. Parents
I have engaged J. A. Frisbie as local ■ to prevent rust, and after the bntter was
and children are all living and all were manager of my lumber yard located at ; put into the can, salt solution was in-1
1 present. I cannot do better than to the old foundry site. .McMinnville. He
almost new. Al-
quote from a local paper concerning the will be pleased to figure with you on all I jected to expel str and to keep the pro-
house bills or smaller orders.
I “The home coming of all the children I I8m6
A.T bl ’DKLL. i the Oregon hen and the Oregon cow
| Mrs. H, Swanson, Carlton, Or.