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Tlie Tlmes-Monntaineer
From Wednesday's Daily.
Miss Maude French returned borne
tbia morning from Chicago, where she
has been for the past two Tears studying
Mr. W. S Geary, the piano tuner, will
be in the city next week. Orders left at
either of the mnsic stores will receive
prompt atteatioa.
Today baa been wet and disagreeable ;
but the rain did not pour down in such
copious quantities as it does in the
region of the Willamette valley.
Mr. V. 8. Myers returned this morning
' form an extended trip east, during which
time he visited New. Hampshire, New
.. .York, South Dakota and other points.
Mr.I . C.Richards, of Hartland, Wash.,
- came in town today with a drove of hogs
from Ins farm. Klickitat county fur
nishes, good pasturage for hogs, and
Derhaps as good pork is raised there as
anywhere in the northwest.
Two handred men are working at the
npper part of the Cascade .locks aud are
m&king good headway. The gates have
all arrived and will be put in as soon as
the masonry in completed. Arrangements
Iihva Iwpn ninrlA fnr keeninir the maftrmtt
at work until high water drives them out
Malheur is not such an unfortunate
county as the price of horses might lead
one to consider. Several Malheurians
claim that there is profit in selling hor
ses for $10 a head, aud that many have
been sold at that price. Thousands of
cattle, too, have been sold, and, altogether
things haven't gone to the "demnition
bow-wows" by a long shot.
Frank Rets, a one-armed man of Mount
Hood, should be given a medal . of some
kind for his proficiency in the manly art.
' Arthur Disbrow, a neighbor, made as
though he would thrash lteis, but the
one-armed man broke his cellar-bone
with one blow of bis single fist,, and his
jaw bone with another. Disbrow is pretty
badly hurt and is in the hands of a Hood
ltiver doctor.
Clermont, a little town in, Florida rev
els in the luxury of two mayors. Last
June Mr. Todd was elected to the office
without a dissenting vote. He was
away from home at the time and did not
rohim fnr ton Hnvn. The ordinances re-
". quired the mayor to qualify within three
days after the election. Mr. Good
enough, who was mayor last year, holds
on to the office.
- A habea? corpus case was heard be
fore Judge Bradshaw in chambers this
morning, in the case of the state of
Oregon vs. Charles Deckert, who was
imprisoned for larceny of a pair of spurs
and a pair of gloves, and for which he
was sentenced to the county jail for
. j , i , a . : I f .
iriniv uavH, oy a couuiy juoulo, jiwr
hearing argument in the case, and from
the authorities produced, the judge
found that there were no legal grounds
to hold the defendant and ordered his
release from custody.
. ' The first of a series of soirees was
given at Chrysanthemum hall last night
by the members of the club recently or
ganized in this city. No one but the
members, accompanied by their ladies,
were admitted, and the way they all en
joyed themselves proves the young men
to be royal entertainers. In the course
of the evening the ladies were called
upon to name the club and from hence
forth it will be called "Myrtle Social."
Hoping to meet again next Tuesday
night the ladies extend our best
wishes to the members of myrtle Social.
Victor Moretti, the artixt, returned troui
Portland last night, and will hereafter te
main with us. His studio, in that cry,
was broken into about two weeks ago
and almost all of his property stolen, in
eluding bis designs and artists' material
in value to the amouol of about $30u He
is better satisfied than ever with The
Dalles, and is perfectly contented to be
come a resident of the city.
The celebrated Baring estate is ap
proaching final liquidation. At one
time the liabilities were largely over
$100,000,000, now they are but $12,500,
000. With the improvement in all as
sets the world over, the bank of Eng
land will not need a long time to close
out the collateral they hold. A large
surplus is expected. In history this
u-;n ht.fl.nd as the greatest financial ex
ploit ever accomplished in business.
It must have been a mistake on the
fart of our boys removing gates, etc.,
ust night the.usual accompaniments of a
celebration of all Halloween. On the
church calendar the day is marked as the
last of October and tonight would be time
for boyish freaks. The young Americans
who inhabit this vicinity are never be
hind the times, and usually stride for
ward ahead of the front rank antici
pating events. v
From Thursday! Daily.
Clean the sidewalks of fallen leaves. .
Dr. .Tekv'l and Mr. Hyde at the Baldwin
Opera House Monday night
' Mr. J. H. ' MeDobongh. a merchant of
Cascade Lo;kB, ia in the city.
Sheriff Driver left for Salem this morn-
Hlg Willi ucu. uuim
judged insane. -One
hobo founc his way into the city
Jail last night, and was fined $5 this
morning by the recorder.
Chrysantbtmuns are in fnll bloom, and j
there are very many beautiful varieties in
the gardens in the vicinity of The Dalles.
Archbishop Grosse, of Portland, will be
in the city next Sunday, and administer the
ordinance of conferination to several appli
cants at tbe morning service at half -past 10
Last nipht being Hallowe'en gates were
removed in different psrta of theoity. There
was a partial celebration on the previous
evening; but tbe programme was fully car
ried out laat night.
Today, according to the church calendar,
is All Saint's day, and waa properly ob
served in this city by services at St. Peter's
Catholic church at 9 o'clock in the morning
and at 7:30 in the vning.
Mr. Ralph Giboes has been arrested
on a United States warrant for robbing
the U. S. mails, nnd has been placed
under $1000 bonds to answer the charge
before the U. S. district court.
A. J. Thomblt-y, the man who skipped
with goods belonging to S P. Conron, was
arrested in rort aaa yeswraav ana urougnc
to the oity by an officer last night. He waa
tried before Justice Dana thia afternoon
end sentenced to thirty days in the county
Rev. E. J. Van Deerlin who has been oc
cupying the pulpit of Trinity eboroh in
Portland during tbe abaenoe of Rev. .Trios
Cole, tbe rector, a in tbe east, will hold
services in St. Pa l's oburch, this uitv no
next Sunday at 11 o'olouk a. m. and 7:30
r. it.
The young ladies of the Congrega
tional Sunday school will give a Bubble
and Pumpkin party Tuesday evening,
Nov. 6th, in Pease & Mays high-water
building, on Washington street. Ad
mission, 15 cents. - No extra charge for
C W. Johnson, formerly register of the
land ncfice at Kosebnrg, but for several
month spacial ageot of the treasury depart
ment, baa been promoted to the charge of a
new collection district to be formed out of
the states of Montana, Idaho and that part
of Washington east of the Cascade moan
tains. Freighting on the Upper Snake between
Lewiston and Riparia is reported lively.
Large quantities of grain and late fruit are
moving, and the two boats, Spokane and
Aimota, are kept very busy. Work on the
new boat, Lewiston, is progressing rapidly.
She is expecting to be ready tor service by
November 6.
. Mrs. Wesley Matlotk, of Pendleton, dis
turbed from ber slumber by burglar in the
house, let fly at him with a Winchester.
The shot missed tbe burglar, bat tore an
ngly hele in the window casing and outer
wall. A second shot at a aeoond burglar re-
anlted no better, but saved the family
treasure from spoliation.
In 1860 Horace Pettigrew was sent to the
penitentiary from Dallas, but was after
wards found to be innocent of any crime
rl na.jlnnail Ha lffc K t f J inil
. has never been heard from until a few days
ago, when a former school mate received a
letter from hiai dated at Rio Janet 10, where
be bad amassed a fortune.
At Prmeville last week Marie L. Hanson,
nee Marie Parrish, a daughter of the late
Uncle Jack Parish, secured a divorce from
Albert Hanson. Monday evening of this
week this young lady rode into Fossil accora
psuie I by Dr. H unlock of Mitchell. Toes
day morning both aent oat on tbe Arling
ton bound stage, with the intention of
crossing the Columbia ioto Washington and
there beinz uoit-d in marriage. This be
cause the Oregon law ios not pefmit a
divorcee to wed within six months from the
time the divorce was graDted.
We are requested by Mrs. Kleic, tha
mother of Fnuk Klein, to state that before
Fiauk confessed his guilt he was offered the
reward ot $1500 to restore the stolen tpwie;
due reioaecl to accept. Us realized the
enormity of his crime, and was determined
to make an open and tall confession wituout
taking a reward for so doing,
The literary society. lately organized in
this city, held a ery. interesting meeting
last evening in the Methodist church. Is
was Ling fellow's evening, and each mem
ber in auawer.ng to roll call responded with
a quotation irom that author, the essay
treated ot the life and genius of this great
poet, and the declamation was a selection
rrora nia writings. After these exerciaea a
debate was bad on foreign missionary work
from a religions stand point.
Mr. R. E. French is a well-known actor.
and the leading part he takes in Dr. Jekvll
and Mr. Hyde U adapted to his dramatic
acquirements. Tins play has become very
popular all over the country, and haa at
tracted large sulienaes ia some of the
larger cities. Tbe scenery is adapted to the
different attractive features of the play.
and are very unique in design. Monday
night, JNov. 5th, will be the only rendition
ot the play in thia city, aud this should re
ceive a liberal patronage.
Miiinw-even or Halloween, the name
popularly given to the eve nr vigil of All
Hallows, or festival of All Saints, which is .
the 1st of November, today. Halloween is
the evening of the 31st of October. ' In
England it was long customary to crack
nuta, duck for apples in a tub of water and-
perlorm! other harmless riven-ess, and in
Scotland the ceremonies partook of a more
superstitious character, taking, among the
maths, the form to discover who should ba
his or her partner for lite.
From Friday'a Daily.
Collection day.
Mr. T. A. Hudson is gradually improving.
I. C. Richards, of Goldendale, ia in tbe
Mr. J. B. Manley of Wapmitia, ia in the
A. J. Zawalt, of Tygh valley, ia at tbe
E May, of the Pcrtlaod Meat Co., is at
the Umatilla,
Mr. Beckwitb returned to Portland on
tbe morning tram.
E. Sichel, of Prineville, went to Portland
on a business trip.
Mr. A. K, Dufur, and wife, and Mrs. C.
P. Balch, of Dufur, are in the city.
Mr. Mark Vaubibber, who has been sick
for over a week, is much improved.
Dr. Jekvll aud Mr. Hyde at the Bald
win Opera house next Mouday evening.
Ex-Oov. D. P. Thompson, of Idaho,
pats-U through tbe city, this morning.
Mr. .inlle scbanno was a passenger on
the boat thia morning for Caeca le Looks.
A marriage license was issued to John
Rogers aud Miss Susan John this morning.
Some very larg timbers tor Winau's new
hah wheels were nauted through, the city to
Mr. J. D. Gardcr of Seattle and EJgar
Wallace were up looking at tbe proposed
route tor tbe ship railway.
The regular monthly meeting of the
common council will be held tomorrow
evening at the council chambers.
The 94 dancing class wilt begin a series
of soirees at Wingate.s hall next Saturday
evening, and will organize a school.
On account of some trouble east of Hunt
ington the west bjuud passenger was 4
hours aod 15 minutes late this morning.
Geo. N, Caufield and wife ot Colnsnbus,
Wash, came up on the Regulator j esterday
and prooeeded home on tbe evening train.
One of those gentle zephers for which this
region is renowned blew today, and it bad
a good effect in drying tbe mud in tha
streets in places.
Buckingham's Dye for the Whiskers ia a
popular preparation in one bottle, and colors
evenly a brown or black. Any person can
easily apply it at home.
We have been informed by reliable au
thority that Qibou'a bond for the post-office
robbery was considerable more than $1000.
It was nearer $5000 than $1000.
Tbe new cannery building on Front street
is rapidly approaching completion, aud the
next season's run of salmon, however large.
will have plenty of facilities for shipment.
Major and Mrs. Morton, leaders of the
Northern Pacific division of the Salvation
Army, will be in the city Tuesday evening,
Nov. (ith. aud will lead the meeting of the
local army at their hall on Front atreet.
There were three arrests made last night
by the efhoers of persons drunk and disor
derly. They were confined in the city
jail, and were brought this morning before
toe recorder, who imposed a Due 01 90 on
each of them.
Papera in the following cases were Fled
with Justice Davia: Mrs. L. Story vs. Ed
Poley; Mathews vs. Williams, tor the re
covery of money ; Sherman Baley vs. Lizzie
Baxter; b W. L. Seilibe ys. Otis Savage,
to recover on a promisary note.
Allen Calif, who is being sued for breach
ot promise, by a young lady of - Portland,
formerly lived in The Dalles, and attended
school at the Wasco Independent Academy.
He was eiitor of tbe Wasco independent,
published by the studeuts of the W. I.
Academy. '
Editor J, L. Montgomery, of Marshall,
(111.) Democrat, states that for many years.
be Buttered untold agony irom JJyspepsia.
At last he began to take Ayer's Sarsapanlla,
and by the time he nsed six bottles, he waa
as well as ever. Cures others, will curs
Ayer's Sarsaparilla acts directly aod
promptly, purifying aod enriohiug tbe
blood, lmpiovingtiie appetite, strengthen
ing the nerves, and invigorating th6 system.
It is, therefore, in tbe truest sense, an al
terative medicine. Every invalid should
give it a trial .
Don't forget the fair Saturday evening.
Nov. 3rd. Admission in the afternoon
from 2 to 6 p. in. will be free. The pro
gramme in the evening begins at 7:30. only
15 oents will be charged, this if for ouarity
in general. Come one, come ail, and bring
yeur friends. Refreshments will be aeryed
and it will close with a danca.
Frank Klein waa taken to Portland on
the afternoon train bv Sheriff Driver. The
officials were very reticent about tbe mu
ter. When our reporter asked the sheriff
what he was g ing to do with Klein, he an
swered, "I don't know yet." It is reported
that Klein was taken t.) Portland for the
purpose of making a statement before the
United States commissioner..
Albany Herald. Word was received
here that the youngest son of Engineer B.
N. Case, a lad aome eight or nine years
old, was drowned in the mill race at Salem
yesterday. Mr. Case nsed to run tbe en
gine on tbe Lebanon branch, but is now
employed on tbe switch engine in Salem.
Deep sympathy will be tel. lor the family
under this severe bereavement.
Says the Albany Democrat: Particulars
were received at Oakland, Or., this after
noon of a terrible tragedy at Kellogg, twenty
miles diatant, last night. Two brothera
named Kenael got into a quarrel, when one
of them grabbed a shot gun and tired twice
at his brother, following it np with five
shots from revolver, some of whioh took
effeot. At last reports tbe young man was
alive, bt with no hopes of his recovery.
Several passengers who undertook to view
the beauties of our city, wbile the train
waa held for breakfaat are still with ns, but
their baggage ia probably in Portland by
this time. So delighted were they with our
environments that they forgot about the train
for tbe time being; but wben tbe train waa
thought of they returned to the Umatilla
House in time to see the last car go through
tbe cut
Ashland Tidings: Major C. E. Worden,
the allotting agent, wrote to his son, Will,
laat Friday stating that he had been to tbe
grave ot the man murdered near the Lake
county line on Sept. 25th last, to ascertain
if tbe viotim waa bis friend, Major Hart
wig, who had lust finished allotting lands
for the Warm Springs Indiana. Major
Worden writes that be caused the body to
be disenterred, bnt the remains were so
badly decomposed that they were uurecog
ntzable. He - has written to the Warm
Springs reservation to find out if his friend
is safe.
Says the Ashland Tidings: The Oregon
State bar association haa undertaken to
purify tbe bar, and its committee has begun
proceedings for tbe disbarment of three
Portland lawyers, named, O. P. Mason, U.
S. Grant Marquam and C. C. Thompson,
who are charged with unprofessional con
duct, fraud and corruption. - there are
more lawyers than three in Oregon wbo
should be disbarred; and tbe association has
begun a good work. If it will take another
step, and declare it "unprofessional" for an
attorney to perpetrate a manifest and mis
chievous fraud and injustice upon the pub
lie by turning loose unquestioned criminals
throogb ohioanery and sharp manipulation
of technicalities, it will do a still better
, work.
The Preliminary Examination
Otis Savage and Ralph Giboiis
For tbe Crime.
Wednesday's Report.
Justice Davis, yesterday afternoon,
adjourned the "examination of the ex
press robbers from the building in which
he usually considers his temple of jus
tice to the court room. As soon as the ex
tortion case was disposed of the case of
the state vs. Otis Savage was called, and,
after some legal sparring on technical
ties, an order was made by the court ex
cluding all witnesses from the court
room, both for the state and defendant,
except the one who was testifying.
The state was represented by District
Attorney Jayne and the. defendant by
H. S. Wilson. After all preliminaries
were arraigned the court adjourned un
til half past 7 o'ciock when the exami
nation was continued, The first witness
on the stand was Mr. F. N. Hill, the
agent of the Pacific Express Co. in this
city. He recounted the facts of hauling
the treasure box on the night in which
the robbery was committed from the
train to tho office, placing it inside the
door, and then proceeding to the pott-
office with the mail. There was nothing
new drawn out in his testimony,
with which our people are not already
Mr. James Blakely was next called
and he Was followed by Mr. M. A
Moody. The testimony of these wit
neases was in- reference to the time of
the robbery, footprints leading from the
office, and that these were measured
and patterns cut. from them. This
ended the examination last night, and
the court adjourned until 9 o'clock this
This morning, when tbe case was
called, the justice held a preliminary ex
amination of both defendants at the same
time, Otis Bavage and Ralph Gibons
Judge Bennet was counsel for Gibons
and Zera Snow of Portland was added to
the counsel far the state. -
Chas. Tibbetts was the first witness
called, and he gave testimony regarding
his duties in the express office. He was
followed by Mr. Simmons, the detective,
who detailed his experiences in tracing
the stolen specie to its hiding place.
At about ll:30 Frank Klein was called
in by the state. After being sworn in he
told how Otis Sayage, Ralph Gibons and
himself had planned tbe robbery- Ralph
Gibons was at first not inclined to take
any part in the robbery because, as he
said, he had a family to look after. Then
Frank testified that Gibons said, "Well I
have to rob some one before spring."
The signals which Gibons was to give
in case tusney was in the treasury box
were agreed, upon. On the night of the
robbery Frank testified that be went to
bed about V o'clock, and that Savage woke
him shortly alter ten, and informed bim
that coin was to arrive that nigul by ex
press and that they could get it. After
hearing this Frank got up and they both
proiteeded east 00 Third street until they
came 10 Court street,when they proceeded
north. Otis stopped in at Wisemans for a
few moments, and Frank went down near
Maelz & Pundt's. They again met near
the corner of Second and Court streets.
While there Frank says that Ben Eben
and some one else passed them, but Frank
did not know who this other person was.
After these two had gone by,Mr. Allaway,
of the D. P. and A. Co. went pasC Then
they proceeded ea&t in the alley bacK of
the old Sun office until they came to the
walx across the ailey on Washington
slreet,where they got the iron with which
the box was opened. After waiting a
short time the express wagon came up
with Frank Hill and Ralph Gibons on
the seat. After the express matter bad
been put in the express office Ralph Gib
bons gave the signals agreed upon, and
he repeated them as the express wagon
drove off. As coon as the wagon was out
of sight Frank and Otis came out of hid
ing and proceeded to . the express office.
Frank unlocked the door of the express
office with a key which he had fashioned
after the one given him by Gibons. Once
inside the office they hunted up tbe treas
ury box, and alter two attempts broke it
open, t here were five sacks of coin in
the box. Klein and Savage took four
sacks and went north on Washington
street until they came to the alley, which
one of them ran up and dropped a card
back of J. O. Mack's. They then went
around the Cosmopolitan hotel to an old
shanty where the money was thrown. After
doing this they went to Frank's home and
retired. Frank was asked about tbe iron
he used in prying open the box, wben
court adjourned till 1 :30.
At 1:30 Frank Klein was again placed
on the stand. He identified the iron
and also tbe shoes he wore on the night
of the robbery. He threw the shoes
nnder the sidewalk back of Stabling &
Williams' because they were worn out.
The state here turned the witness over
to the defense. The cross examination
was taken up by Attorney Wilson. On
cross examination Klein testified that he
made tbe iron about three weeks after
the trip to Badger lake and the bar was
under the cross walk for about five weeks
before the robbery was committed. He
hid part of the money in his father's
yard, but no one knew it -was there ex
cept himself. He knew nothing about
the $200 which was missing. Just as we
go to press Klein ia relating where the
money was hid.
' Thursday's Beport.
Klein waa on the stand yesterday wben
we went to press, fie was not cross ex
amined very severely by the defense; all
his answers were straight for a word but he
seemed to besitste a little before saying
anything. Tbe prosecution wound np by
asking the following question.
" JUein nave you told everything yon
know about this robbery in court." Klein
immediately answered, "Yes, sir."
Chris Bills waa then called in. He testi
fied that he held no official position at the
time of the robbery, had lived in The Dalles
a number ot yeara and was well acquainted
with both Savage and Gibbons. When he
was asked in regard to a conversation he
had heard between Savage and Klein
he stated that about a week ago he waa de
livering milk in the vicinity of Second and
Liberty street when he saw Savage and
Klein coming towards him irom Klein's
house. Bills then went Into Al Bettingen'a
yard and listened to what. Savage and Klein
were talking about. When aaked what he
beard, he replied that Klein said, "I am
afraid they are onto ua" that waa about all
of the conversation that be could catch
Thia happened more than a week ago, or
about a week after the robbsry waa com'
On cross examination Bills said that he
was in the northeast corner of Bettingen'a
yard lying down, that it waa very dark that
night, bnt that be could easely recognize
Sayage and Klein. He even heard the
conversation at about 8 o'clock in the even
ing. He was then asked if he had told
everything he knew abont the robbery, and
answering that be had he was dismissed.
Mrs. Klein was tbe next witness called.
She testified that she was tho mother of
Frank Klein and that be went to bed some
time between 8 and 8:30. Savage came
about 10 JO and woke Frank. They went
1 away together. On cross examinatian she
and that Savage had been staying at ber
house for some time bat, did not remember
of jait how long. The first she knew that
her son was implicated in the robbery, was
after his confession last Sunday. She did
not know- that any money was buried in
her yard prior to that time. She neither
saw it buried nor taken away. Did not
know the men were searching for the money
when they first came to tbe house. She
was then asked in regard to Savage s prop
erty and stated that abe knew nothing
about it. Then tbe following question
waa aaked: ''Do vou hold title to any of
Savase'a Dronertv" She answered "No
sir; not that 1 know 01. one am noi y
claim to any of his land on thia side of the
rivor or on he other aide, neither did she
ay claim to any of his notea or horses. Sh
was asked if she had any feeling in tbe
case outside of her son, and she answered.
I have no feeling only for my aon to get
out of this as easily as possible."
Mr. Allaway was then called. He came
np on the train from Portland the night of
the robbery. He got off on the aouth aide
and went east on First strtet to the east
side of Court, wben he turned north on
Conrt street and saw Savage and Klein
near Second street, standing with their
backa ud against Harris' store. Thev were
near aome empty dry goods boxea. They
were about a hundrei feet from the alley
Mr. Lvtle was then examined, and said
that he was agent for the O, R. 4 N. Co.,
and understood that Kalph Gibona had a
kev to the exoress office. Sunday, after
the robbery, he asked Gibons for the key,
but he said be did not have it.
Frank Hill was recalled and tis'ified
that Gibons was given a key to the office
so that he (Uibousl could Bit into toe
office to wake Tibbeta for the trains. He
told the court about the number of pack
ages that arrived that eyeoing, and that
Gibona helped him unload. Then he re
peated tbe story about the dropping of
the treasury box by Gibons, and other
things that happened in the office on the
night of the robbery.
Sheriff Driver was the next witness,
After telling what be did when he was
notified of the robbery, the prosecution
asked him to describe tbe manner in which
he obtained the length of Savage's foot
This, he said, be did by placing a stick on
the sole of Savage's foot, wbile ha
(Savage) was lying down on a bencb.
On cross examination Bennet held a shoe
in front of Driver.'and ssked him if be could
by plaoing the stick along the sole, tell
whetl erit was longer or shorter. Driver
said it was shorter. The sheriff described
the footprints left in the alley.
M. A. Moodv waa called and he also
described tbe footprints.
Beckwith and Simmons were both re
called, bnt neither-one remembered what
became of the papera with which they
measured the footprints.
A. S. Bonnet, attorney for the defense,
waa then called, but as he did not possess
the articles which were supposed to be in
his po'ses-iioo be was dismissed.
Tbe defense did not oall in any witnesses.
Both the State and the defense rested the
case without argument.
Gibons and Savage's bail was reduced to
83000. Thus ended one of the greatest
preliminary examinations that was ever
held in Tbe Dalles.
Death am Old Pioneer.
Mr. Henry Ulerisb, aged about 63 years,
died at the county hospital thia morning.
He came to The Dalles in 1863, and baa
been a resident of ' this city ever aince.
When he first came to the northwest he was
in the army, and had the meat distinct re
collections of Gen. Coik and his campaigns
against the Snake Indians in this region.
Of late years he had a bootblack atand in
front of Frazier & Wyndham's barber shop
on Front street, and he alsa attended to the
baths in that establ shment. . This was
light employment, and for aome time he has!
not er.joyed robust health. Mr. Clerish
waa a pioneer member of Jackson Engine
Co., and always took a great interest ia fire
department matters. A few days ago be
was taken quite sick, and waa removed to
the hospital where he could receive proper
attention; but the sands of life had nearly
run down, aod after a short illness be died
tliu morning.
What Oregon Got.
Oregon has done herself proud at the
Interstate fair at Tacoma, getting the
five diplomas of honor and the highest
awards for field grain, vegetables, fruit
in jars, native grasses and grains ; three
diplomas of first awards for minerals,
apples, pears and quinces, fish and fish
appliances. Diplomas of honor and
highest awards were also given to the
Corvalli8 Agricultural college ; O. Dicken.
son Seed company, of Salem; . N.
Morgan, of Portland, wools and cereals ;
Carson & Sons, Grant's Pass, fruit dryers ;
A. F.Miller, Portland, display of products
of Oregon ; East Portland Mill & Fixture
Company, school desks ; Leach & Bowen,
Portland, paste and cereals ; James
Wittycomb, Hillsboro, wool ; R . Scott,
Milwaukie, wool, and Corvallis Wagon
Company, wagons.
Hoaue Seekers.
A Scotlrnd, South Dakota, dispatch of
the 23tn says: Paddozk Bros, ft Sorr's ex
cursion will leave Scotland, 3. D., for
Union, Or., by special train Oat. 30, via the
Great Northern to Spokane and then over
the Oregon Railway & Navigation to Union.
W. S. Faddocs will be in charge of the ex.
cursiou party. The prospects for a large
immigia ion to the Pacific coast from South
Dakota in the next 12 months is very flit
tering. There will be at least 123 passen
gers on the first train, nearly all of whom
will be home seekers. They will make, a
thorough examination, of the oountry from
Kalispeh mountain west. During the win
ter mother excursion will be ran to Port
land and Eugene. On the laat exoursion,
Sept. 18, to Union, there were several home
seekers wbo purchased fine homes and are.
Well pleased with Kaatern Oregon. -
la.nd Transfers.
Oot. 31 United States to George F.
Wells, n bf of aw qr, sw qr of nw qr and
nw qr of se qr, sec, 34, tp 1 south, range 14
east; timber culture.
Oct. 31 United SUta3 to Lsopold New
stadter; w ht of nw qr, tw qr and a hf of se
qr sec. 11 tpS south, range 15 east; oash
Oct. 31 United States to Hayden O'Neal;
sw qr sec 14, tp 3 south, range 14 eaat;
oash purchase.
Oct. 31 United States to Hayden
O'Neal; ne qr of sea. 9 tp 3 south, range 14
east; cash purchase.
Oct. 31 Uoited States to Stephen Ham
ilton; aw qr of ne ar the n hf of se qr and
se qr of se qr sec. 4 tp 3 south, range " 14
east; homestead.
Nov. 1 Marion F. Loy to W. P. Wat
son; w hf ef nw qr and w hf of aw qr sec
22 tp 1 north, range 9 east; $1.
Ilr. JekyU and Mr. Hyde.
Mr. Louis Stephenson's great work was
the creation of the dual charaotara Dr. JekyU
and Mr. Hyde, illustrative of the good and
bad in each human being. Perhaps one can
see every day an example of this donble
ness in humanity, and Mr. Stevenson baa
surrounded his creation with snob intensely
interesting incidents that tbe romanoe is
the most ' attractive reading matter. Mr,
R. E French's interpretation of the charac
ter ia all that could be desired, and the
manner in which it is placed on the boards
shows that an artist is at ' the head of the
management, It will be played one night
only in this oity,' next Monday, Nov, 5th.
Eugene Qaard: A few days since a man
and woman, giving toe name or Davis,
hired a team at the livery stable of Morse
& Son, at Springfield, saying he wanted to
go to Waterville, where he bad an uncle,
As he did not return in a couple of daya the
proprietor became alarmed and informed
the officers of the affair. Constable ?Lint n
haa learned that the man passed t.ie Mc-
Kenzie bridge on his way to Kaatern Oregon
Tbe officers in Eastern Oregon hays been
informed of the matter and descriptions
furnished, and the I allow will piobably be
arrested in due time.
Constable Randle acid out the effects of
the "Oregon Cave Improvement Co." at
Grant's Pass last Sautrday for JC0 These
consisted of a lot of camping ntensils and
the right, title and loteiest to the land
ab nt tbe entrance to the caves. "This
cave enterprise," remarks the Courier,
"thus adds another link to the chain of en
terprises built on j iwbone which have gone
to the wall at the expenses of our business
men. There can be no question about these
caves being a wonderful sight, but the lies
told about them h&ve only retarded their
development, and it will probably be aome
time before a railroad is built to them.
The Northern Pacific has issued an order
defining the territory of general freight
agents, as follows: "S. G. F ultou, first as
sistant general freight agent, Portland, Or,,
in charge of traffic west of the Idaho-Wash
ington state hue, including lia,bo points
reached via the opokane & f slouse branch;
J. B. Baird second assistant general freight
agent.-St, Paul, in charge of Asiatio tr the
and such other duties as may be assigned to
him as general assistant. Robert Rintoul.
division freight agent, St. Paul, in charge
of traffic in North Dakota west of the Mis
souri river, Montana and Idaho, except;
points in Idaho reached via tbe Spokane &
Palouae branch,"
Mr. J. S. Fish, N. J. Sinnott and Walter
Klindt retnrLed yesterday from a tew days'
hunt up Hood River valley. Their return
without any large game was a sore dissa-
poinment to their many friends. Saturday
when they started 00 the bunt, we were
told that we might expect to see tbe deer
and bear market flooded, but as yet we
haye not seen any sign of either, although
Nick claims to have seen some signs of bear
wbile in tbe mountains. Whenever any of
the parties wbo made np the hunt are asked
about it they act like the detectives, before
Klein's confession. It is whispered around
tout a couple of birds and a few fish were
brought home, but we cannot vouch for
Jos. H. Hunt's Close Call.
Fossil Journal.
Jas. S. Hunt had a narrow eFcape from
drowning in the John Day Tuesday laat,
while returning home from Sboofly with D.
C. Gilliiand, constable, V. T. Matlock of
Lone Rock and Harry Johnson. The
party excepting Harry, wbo is a partner of
Mr. Hunt's, succeeded in fording the river
at tbe mouth of Horseshoe. Harry, who
was formerly a sailor in the British navy
but bad neyer learned to swim, was riding
a colt, aod both were just a little bit skit
tish about tackling the treacherous John
Day, Mr. Hunt started back to Harry's
rescue, with the intention ot changing
horses with him, bnt when nearly acroas
Jim's horse stnmbled on the rocks and fell
over in the riyer. Although not oyer belly
deep, the current was very strong, and Jim
was carried down 50 yards or so when he
succeeded 10 getting hold of a large rock.
Mr. Matlook suooeeded in crossiog back
farther np tbe riyer, and riding rapidly
down till opposite Mr. Hunt, threw a rope
to him and another on to his floundering
horse and dragged both out of the river,
unhurt, but scared out of a winter's growth.
The Reward Given-
Seeing an item in Yesterday! Telegram
by detective Sam Simmons, to the effect
that no one received the reward offered by
the Pacific Express Company for the ap
prehension of the robbers and the recovery
of the money stolen, our reporter called
on Sheriff Driver and aiked him the same
question that was asked detective Simmons
i. e. "Who will get the rewarJ?" Sheriff
Driver answered,. "I have received all the re
ward that has been given; but Mr. Sim
mons did not know thia wben he gave that
statement to tbe Telegram." Mr. Driver
went on to state that aa soon as any persona,
bound over to appear before the grand jury,
were convicted he would receive tbe addi
tional reward of $230 for each oooviction.
Thus it will be seen that if Klein, Savage
and Gibons are convicted Sheriff Driver
will leceive a reward of $2250.
by the dealer wno
brings out some
thing else, that
pays hiui better,
and says that it ia
"just as goed."
Doctor Pierce's
Golden Medieal
Discovery is guar
anteed. If it don't
benefit or cure, in
every case, you
have your money back. No other medi
cine of its kind is so eertain and effective
that it can be sold so. Is any other
likely to be "just as good"?
As a blood-cleanser, flesh-builder, and
strength-restorer, nothing can equal tha
"Discovery." It's not like the sarsapa
rillas, or ordinary "spring medicines."
At all seasons, and in all cases, It puri
fies, invigorates, and builds up the whole
system. For every blood-taint and
disorder, from a common blotch or erup
tion, to the worst scrofula, it Is a perfect,
permanent, guaranteed remedy.
abetters Advertised
The following is tho list of letters re
maining in The Dalles postofhoe uncalled
for Saturday, Oot. 26, 1894. Persons call
ing for these letters will pleaao give tbe
date on which they were advertised:
Borrow, 0 U
Cary, Miss Maddi
Davis, Miss L
Davidson, W L
Edwards, W (J
Fogel. L
Harris, Mrs J D
Jory, A'
Maloney, F C
Moore, H P
Odell, Miss L
Khoads, S
Ranker, Mr
Stoat, PM
Stout, J
Wigstein, Chas
Williams, Mrs N
Brown, H
Chusnev, H S
Davis, Henry
Davis, Lour
Fitzgerald, C C
Guytoo, W F
Haverly, J H
Johnson, Mrs H
Masterson, L H
McCormick, Miss B
Odell, C J
Rusie, Cwen
Stanford, Miss R
Schroder, C
Ward. C D 2
Wood, W -Williams,
.T. A. Cbossek, P. M.
Extensive Placer Mine-
A company of Pendleton-gentlemen .has
recently secured valuable holdings in the
Greenhorn mining district, in Grant county,
and arrangements are now being made for
inaugurating extensive operations . next
season. Messrs. B. F. Renn, Robert Renn,
E. E. Craig, Everett Rcicher and A, J.
Dennison, recently secured,, both by loca
tion and purchase, 240 acres of placer
ground in one solid body, on Oliye creek, 8
miles beyond Granite, and about 100 miles
due south of Pendleton. With the claims
purchased they secured a ditch three miles
in length, together with a hydrsulio plant
and a little eiant. Pendleton Tribune.
Highest Honors World's Fair.
A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder. Frei
from Ammonia, Alum or ny other adulterant
bright Lad,
Ten years of age, but whodeellnes to give his
name to the public, makes this authorized,
..uuuemim autieuienc iu us:
of oCoK
"Elf waK be
.. .. ."'" KBiiiering formed ai
auic in ueconie a running sore I hH
to take lots f.r i,,o,ii7,i : .. 'iaa
nr.. a .. . . - , - -- - .-in. ,11 c anni.
done me so much good as Aver'a fiaiNn
rilla. It lias made me wii f t.-?."H;d
T. D.M.. Nonutiir v....
AYER'S Sarsaoarilia
Prepared by Dr. J. C. Ayer & Co., Lowell, Mass.
Cures others, will cure you
New Product for Oregon.
Professor Shaw, chemist at the agri
cultural experiment station at Corvallis,
i3 delving into the problem what can-
aigre will do for Oregon farmers. The
experiment began last week, and in due
time will be reported in a bulletin. Can-
aigre is a duid tnat tormerly grew in a
wild Etate in Arizona, but more recently
haa been cultivated with indifferent suc
cess. It is used for tannine leather for
which it is equal if not superior to oak
or hemlock bark, and sells in this coun
try at 20 per ton, in Vienna at fC5 per
ton. Ten to 15 tons per acre is the pos
sible yield, and it costs $20 per acre to
grow it. A warm climate with plenty
of moisture is necessary to successful
cultivation, and for this reason the pro
fessor thinks that in Eastern Oregon,
where, irrigation is possible, the bulb
may be successfully grown and become
one of that section's exports. The "ex
periment will include a trial in all por
tions oi the state.
When Baby was sick, we gave her Castorla.
When she was a Child, she c-ied tor Castoria.
When she became Miss, she clung to CacterU.
Vben she bad Children, & tie gave them Castoria.
I MR I).
LAWSON Id thia city, Oct.,
Lawson. aged 44 vears.
Slst, Mrs. J. D.
Oeafnttee Cannot Ue Cared
By local applications as they cannot reach
the diseased portion of the ear. There is
only one way to cure deafness, and that is
by constitutional remedies. Deafness is
caused by an inflamed condition of the
mucuous limning of the Eustachian tube.
When this tube is lnnamea you have a
rambling sound or imperfect bearing,
and when It is entirely closed, deafness is
the result, and unless the inflammation
can be taken out and this tube restored to
its normal condition, hearing will be de
stroyed forever; nine cases ont often are
caused by catarrh, which -is nothing but
an inflamed condition of the mucous sur
faces. We will give One Handred Dollars for
any case of Deafness (caused by catarrh)
that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh
Cure. Send for circulars; free.
F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O.
BSold by druggists, 75c.
Travelers must not forget that the O.
R. & N. line is thoroughly repaired and
all trains are running without transfer or
delay. Through service to Omaha, Kan-
as City, St. Louis and Chicago; Pullmans
sleepers, free reclining chair cars, uphol
stered tourist sleepers and modern day
coaches. Call on O. R. & N. agent be
fore purchasing tickets, or address W. fl.
Hulburt, general passenger agent, Port
land, Oregon . '
Pants! PantsI Pants!
If yon want a good pair of all wool pants
cheap, Robert E. Williams caa fit you in
both quality and price. A good assortment
to select from. Call early before the most
desirable patterns are taken.
Robert E. Williams,
Tbe East End Clothier.
For Sale.
Best grade of bran and shorts at Joles
Collins & Co., at f 13 per ton.
Black shawl, on Ninth street. The finder
will be rewarded by returning the same to
Mr. Dan Maloney.
Land omci at Thb Dalus, Okssoh,
Octnbei 27, ISM.
Notice is hereby ftren that the following; named
Settler has filed notice of his intention to make final
proof in support of his claim, and that said proof
will bt made before the Register and Receiver at
The Dalles, Oregon, on December 12. 1394, vis:
B K No S0S0, NWi, Sec 19, Tp S 8, R 12 E, WM.
Be names the following; witnesses to prove his
continuous residence upon and cultivation of said
land, vis:
F H Thompson. William Staata, Daniel Woodford,
all ot Dulur, Oregon, and J B Jackson, The Dalles,
JAS. F. MOORE, Register.
A. GEHRES wssr
Manufactures the Best Articles of
Soda, . Sarsaparilla and Ginger Ale
Leans Orders With Andrew Keller,
Wellington, Eock Springs,
and Eoslyn Coal
$12, sacked and
tbe city.
delivered to any part ol
At Moody's Warehouse
General Expressman !
Goods hauled with tbe greatest sare to'all
oarts of tbe city on short notice.
1 Ri & ii CD.
E- McNElLL, Receiver-
I 1 j mjm 'TXT I
Choice of Two Tranconlinental Routes
Low Rates to All Eastern Cities
OCEAN STEAMERS irava Fort'and every Five
days ror
For full details call on O. R. It N. Agent at THE
UALLtS, or address
W. H. HURLBCKT, Gen. Pass. Agt,
Portland, Oregon.
11s, in: Mp mm
I. C. IS I C I v 1L IS TV " S
Silverware, Jewelry and Watches
May 'lie in paying too
much or too little for an
article .. ..
If you buy groceries for
less than we ask, you'll not
get as good quality
Thai's poor economy ..
If you pay more, you pay
too much, because we sell
the best there is .. ..
Your economy shall be
our pleasure.
L. Rorden & Co.
To introduce their
Grocery Department
Will Give
to Everyone
Buvfne; One Dollar's worth
of Groceries before Nov
ember 15th, a chance for a
China Dinner Set
Now on exhibition in our window.
New Stock - Low Prices
L Rorden & Co.
MRS. H. FRASER, Proprietor
ses suetn
Tables always aupplhd
with the best meats
in the market.
No Chlneese employed, sod the cooking; is dons
by Orat-cUss caterors and altar tha familr style.
amj now prepared to deliver
Roslyn Coal
To aoy part of the cltj for $3 25 per
too. This is much cheaper than wood,
and a great deal more convenient. Ap
ply to
E. E. Lyttle,
Agent for O. R. & N. Co.
H (Commercial i ex
Northeast Oor Second and CoartStrs ets. The Dalles
0d ClffCrS Always on Sale
Columbia Brewery Beer on
Denny, Eice & Co.
Wool & Commission Merchants
610 Atlantic Ave,, Boston,
r sip?
J!S"'" 1.'.'.:' i,xt.
i ft v:S.y.jt.rT,"i!i'.'-. --' "-VV
' ..) 1
" in ii 11 ,,,, it" r-i "
QLL we ask is to call and examine our prices and you will
be convinced that our prices are the lowest in the city.
terms: cash
H. Herbing.
The New Umatilla House,
SINNOTT .& PISH. Proprietors
if aV
Hmp$Ww sx.. ?
Free Baa to and from
tbe Hotel
j. 0.
171 Second Street, THE DALLES, OREGON.
At his establishment on tbe oorner of Third and Federal streets is
prepared to make
Spring and Summer Suits
Fip HJILHip$T,
Second St. THE
We have again on hand an abund
ance of Strictly Dry Fir Wood
which will be sold at
the Lowest Rates.
In anticipation of a revival of business activity
we bought an enormous large line of MEN'S
winter which we have placed on the market at
prices to suit the times.
misses am
j Dry Cools, N
Boots and
Fire Proof Safe for the Safety of
all Valuables.
The Dalles. Or.

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