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Among the papers of the late Anton
Beidl has been found the original proof
print of the orchestra score of Tann
hwnm. prepared for the Paris grand
apera, saya the London News. Seidl
was one of Wagner's conductors, and
it appears that this volume was pre
sented to him by the composer as a
mark of respect. It is of considerable
value, for almost every page contains
pencil notes, marks of expression, and
so forth, in the Meister's own hand,
while, as the London Wagner Society
will doubtless be chocked to hear in the
"Greeting" of Elizabeth to the Halls
of Song, there is a rather long "cut."
The Bacchanale in the first act,written
expressly for Paris, is here in print;
but it is evidently a proof, and the
Meister's alterations are numerous;
while in the Song Tournament soene is
a long interpolation foi Biterolf. It is
not quite certain what will bo done
with this interesting relic, but it will
probably be sold for the benefit of the
There is more Catarrh in this section of th«
iountry than all other diseases put together,
iinl until the last few years was supposed to be
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The increased use of aluminum in
the arts is being recorded constantly in
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The principal ingredient of Spain's
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I believe Piso's Cure is the only medi
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Tbe cost of fuel on steam railroads
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sxpenses and on electric roads it is
ibout 5 per cent.
The Austrian government serum
Jactory in Vienna for the treatment of
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;he remedy last year.
In Germany, 50,000 acres are used
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tnri in France willow culture is a still
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MARIA TERESA SAVED
Hobson Succeeds in Floating
TOWED TO GUANTANAMO BAY
tlepalrera of the Vulcsn Are Putting
th* Ship in Condition for
''Her Trip North.
Playa del Este. Gnantanamo bay,
Cuba, Sept. 27.—The wrecking com
pany engaged under Lieutenant Hob
eon in the work of saving the wrecked
Spanish warships, has succeeded in
floating the cruiser Infanta Maria Te
resa. The cruiser, after being got
afioat, was taken in tow by the Poto
mac, and convoyed by the cruiser New
York, the Scorpion and the Alvarado,
pioceeded to Guantananio bay, where
she arrived last night.
The successful issue of the attempt
to float her was greeted with the blow
ing of whistles, the fire of national sa
lutes and by cheers in which the Cu
bans joined, disturbing the noon
Off Siboney, the barometer and the
wind indicated the approach of a hur
ricane, and the towing power was in
The Newark, under Captain Good
rich, rendered valuable assistance in
the work of saving the Maria Teresa.
The cruiser is being pnt in condi
tion for the hei trip north by the re
THE COMAL'S CARGO.
Spanish Authorities Will Allow It to
Be Landed at Matanzaa.
-Washington, Sept. 27.—A statement
was iesued by the war department to
night that the Cuban commission had
effected an arranfement with the Span
ish authorities whereby the steamer
Comal, carrying a cargo of supplies for
the suffering people of Cuba, would be
permitted to land her oargo at Matan
zas free of duty. This indicates the
adjustment of a question that promised
for several days to become serious.
The Spanish authorities still maintain
ing Spain's right of sovereignty over
the island of Cuba, refused to permit
the Comal to land at Havana without
the imposition upon her cargo of duties
amounting to $60,000. In addition to
this, the vessel's captain was fined for
disregarding some port regulations un
known to him.
Againet the proceeding the Ameri
can commission strongly protested, and
demanded the free importation of the
Comal's cargo of supplies. It waa
pointed ont to the Spanish that the
mission of the vessel was purely chari
table, and that, in any event, the posi
tion assumed by the Spanish officials
was untenable, as it was not in accord
ance with the provisions of the proto
col signed in this city by Ambassador
Cambon in the name of Spain. The
incident resulted in an exchange be
tween the American commission and
the Spanish officials of lively notes,
and the question was finally referred
to Washington for adjustment. The
arrangement made effects the Comal
only. She is now at Key West, and
will sail for Matanzas probably tonight
THE GREAT CONSPIRACY.
British Fleet Sails Suddenly Under
Wei-Hai-Wei, Sept. 27.—The Brit
ish battle-ship Centurion, the flagship
of Vioe-Admiral Sir Edward H. Sey
mour, commander of the British fleet
in Chinese waters, sailed suddenly yes
terday under sealed orders, accompan
ied from Chee Foo by the battle-ship
Victorious, the first-class cruisers Nicis-
Bnß, the second-class cruiser Hermione,
the torpedo-boat destroyers Fame and
Part, and the dispatch-boat Alacrity.
It is supposed their destination il
Taku, at the entrance of the river lead
ing to Tien-Tsin, the port of Peking,
for the purpose of making a naval de
London, Sept. 27. —A special from
Shanghai says that Kang Yu Wei's
brother baa been arrested in Peking,
and condemned to death. The dispatch
also says that Sir Claude McDonald,
the British minister, gave instructions
that Kang Yu Wei should be protected
from arrest. British consulate holds
his baggage and documents referring
to state secrets. The Russians are in
censed at the latter fact, and it is re
ported that Russia has offered the dow
ager empress the services of 10,000
troops from Port Arthur to keep order
in Peking if necessary. It is said that
the British fleet in Chinese waters has
been divided between Taku and Shan
Hai Kwan. under orders to intercept
Russian transports in the event of an
attempt to land troops.
Spaniards Anxious to Go Home.
Madrid, Sept. 27. —It is announced
here that 10,000 Spanish residents in
the island of Porto Rico h%ve refused
to live in the island nnder the Ameri
can flag, and have demanded that they
be returned to Spain at the expense
of the government. The question of
reparation of the discontented Span
iards has been refeired to the state
Depopulation of the City Urged.
Jackson, Miss., Sept. 27.— Another
case of yellow fever has appeared in
Jackson. This one is a quarter of a
mile from the former seat of infection,
j and it is feared a new foci has ap
peared. The state health officer ad
vises the total depopulation of that city.
Eruption of Vesuvius Increasing.
Naples, Sept. 27.—The eruption of
Vesuvius is increasing in violence, and
; it is feared that it will assume the pro
portions of that of 1872.
Killed by Broken Flywheel.
Victoria, B. C. Sept. 27.—An aocl
j dent occurred here this morning result
j ing in the death of Peter Grice, a farm
!er of Raglan, Ont. He was operating
j a portable sawmill, cutting cordwood,
I when the flywheel bioke, one piece
| striking him and completely dlsem
< Doweling him.
Prescott, Aril., Sept. it.—Dr. B.
W. Butcher, who was badly burned
while trying to save two women at th«
fire of September ?, died today from
the effects of the burns, making thr
third Victim of the fire.
CYCLONE IN ONTARIO.
Throe Killed and Many Injured by •
St. Catherines, Ont, Sept. 28.—A
cyclone struck Merriton, 10 miles
from this city, with terrible violence,
this afternoon, killing three persons
and injuring many more. The dead
Clara O'Neil, employed in the Lin
coln paper mills; Mrs. John Bickley
and Frank Moffat.
The Lincoln paper mill was unroofed
and badly wrecked, as was the power
house of the Acetylene gasworks.
Other prominent buildings unroofed
or partly wrecked were the Orange
hall, the public school, St. Jainea
' church and the Presbyterian church.
There were 40 pupils in the public
school when it collapsed. The chil
dren were covered with piles of debris
and many were badly injured. Frank
Moffatt, one of the pupils, was dead
when taken from the ruins. Mrs.
John Bickley was killed just as she
was about to enter the front door of
her house, a flying piece of lumber
B-triking her on the head. In St. Cath
erine street the armory of the local
militia force was completely demol
ished. Falling chimneys crashed
through the roof of the collegiate insti
tute, narrowly missing a company oi
students who were drilling.
Katcliffe's large icehouse, on the
banks of the Welland canal has com
pletely disappeared. The St. Cather
ine's house was badly wrecked.
FIFTY POUNDS OF GOLD.
Two Oregon Miners Secured a Fortune
In Two Weeks.
Medford, Or., Sept. 28.—The great
est mining excitement ever known in
Southern Oregon has been caused by a
iich strike just made in the Sisfcyou
mountains, one milo from the Jackson
county line, on what is known as Ster
ling butte. William Angle and Jordan
Brown are the lucky discoverers. They
came to Medford last night with 50
pounds of gold dust which they de
posited in the Jackson County bank.
The ledge is of porphyry formation,
and is about 20 feet wide, the pay
streak being from four inches to two
feet in width. They have been pros
pecting for about six weeks, and struck
the pay dirt about two weeks ago.
They have taken out about 60 pounds
of gold, and are very enthusiastic as to
I future developments.
Mr. Angle was formerly a merchant
in Medford. Two years ago, while
selling a bill of goods to a miner
named McCombs, he learned of the
nature of the country in which the
claim is located. He made several
attempts to get tracings, but did not
succeed until this season, when he took
Mr. Brown, a pocket-hunter, with him,
and within two weeks they made a find.
Mr. Angle calls the claim the "Klon
dike," and he says the country is a
fine one for prospecting. The mine is
7,200 feet above sea level. It is situ
ated 15 miles from Coles station, on
the Southern Pacific railroad.
Gale at Tonswanda.
Tonawanda, N. V., Sept. 28.—A ter
rible wind storm struck this place be
tween 4 and 5 o'clock this afternoon.
Houses and bains were smashed tc
kisdling wood, trees uprooted, and
many persona injured. It had been
raining for an hour when, at 4:15, a
iegnlar hurricane swept across the Ni
agara river. Samuel Monnett, a milk
wagon driver, was caught in the
storm. His rig was rushed along the
street at lightning speed until wrecked.
Monnett is believed to be fatally in
jured. Mrs. Charles Peters and Mrs.
Henry Peters, the latter carrying an
infant, were picked up and hurled vio
lently against a building. Both wo
men were picked up unconscious. It
is estimated the damage to the property
will reach $100.
Now Favor Revision.
Paris, Sept. 28.—At a meeting of the
cabinet this morning, all the ministers
being present, a decision was taken in
favor of a revision of the trial of ex-
Captain Dreyfus, and the documents
in the case will be sent to the court of
cassation. Crowds of people outside
the ministry of the interior, where the
cabinet council was held, loudly
cheered the ministers.
The cabinet ordered the minister of
justice, M. Sarrien, to lay before the
court of cassation the petition of
Madame Dre.vf us for a revision of Jher
husband'a case. The court therefore
will decide the legal question as to
whether the first trial of Dreyfus was
vitiated by the forgery committed by
the late Lieutenant-Colonel Henry.
Dying Han') Arraignment.
Denver, Sept. 28.—Frank Finks, a
privato of the Seventh United States
infantry, has died in this city of typhoid
contracted in the Santiago campaign.
Before dying he said he had been ill
treated and neglected ever since he was
taken ill and so intense was his feeling
against the war department that he
made a dying request that he be not
buried in his uniform.
Jumped the Truck.
Corsicana, Tex., Sept. 28.—A south
bound Houston & Texas Central pas
senger, due here at 10:80 A. M., was
wrecked six miles north of this city to-;
day while going at a high rate of speed.!
I Two coaches jumped the track and
j went over a bridge. They were com
pletely demolished. No one was killed.
IroquoU for Honolulu.
Washington, Sept. 28.—The nary
department has decided to send the big
ocean-going tag Iroquois, now at San
Francisco, to Honolulu, for the use of
the naval station to be established
, there. This vessel was purchased by
the government during the war as an
auxiliary naval -vessel, and it is said in
addition to regular service as a harbor
tag at Honolulu, she will be used as a
dispatch-boat running from Honolulu
to San Francisco.
Sault St. Marie, Mich., Sept 28.—
Five men w<sre drowned in St. Mary's
river today by the foundering of the
lighter Monitor. They are Joseph
Prior. William Crabier, Jonh Robare,
Emanuel Kobare, all of this city, and
John Foley, of West Bay City, Mich.
j The Monitor was in tow of the tug
Bruce, and was loaded With iron ore.
New Yoik, Sept. 28.—A Herald epe
cial from Washington says the authori
ties have given up the idea of establish
ing a coaling station at San Joan,
Porto Rico, on account of the small
amount of water is the barbo--
WEEKLY MARKET LETTER.
[Reported by Downing, Hopkins & Co., Inc..
Board of Trade Brokers, 711 to 714 Chamber oi,
Commerce building, Portland, Oregon.]
On the advance of 3c to 5c in wheat,
at Chicago last week shoits covered ;
freely. They put the September to j
67%, and the December to 64 5-8. It
looked at the close Saturday as if the
demand from the shorts had been ap
preciably relieved. At the same
time that the speculators were taking
in their contracts at Chicago the sea
board shippers were covering theirs
freely. There was a letting up in the (
demand of both sorts during the clos
ing days of the week. Brokers with
export connections said the inquiry for
cargoes was not what it had been. The
commission people with relations in
all directions said the southwestern
and northwestern shorts bad materially
relieved their anxiety. So far as the
speculative position ia concerned it did
not look as bullish last Saturday as it
did a weok ago. The bear liquidation
on the advance had evened the pit up.
From being very bearish the local
crowd seemed to have become bullish;
a pretty good indication of what has
been going on.
Last week's receipts were in excess
of the week previous, although the
epr<ng wheat movement was curtailed
somewhat by showery weather. There
were heavy clearences, largely flour.
There was a very bewildering shipping
situation most of the week. Local
receipts were so small there was a
scramble from millers, elevator owners
and cargo people to get the desirable
grain. Yet the demand was not gen
eral. On the same days some of the
most active of brokers would call the
demand poor, while others would call
it sharp, indicating that the smallness
of the stocks and the lightness of the
arrivals did not require many orders to
make the demand look large to a man
who had an order for a cargo. There
were over 8,000,000 bushels at piimary
markets during the week, half at the
two Northwestern points. Duluth and
Minneapolis were strong in spite of
their heavy arrivals, but the biggest j
single buyer in those markets was a
Chicago elevator operator, Armour.
Tomatoes, 50c per box.
Cucumbers, 10 @ 15c pei doz.
Onions, $firstname.lastname@example.org per 100 pounds.
Potatoes, $12® 14.
Beets, per sack, $1.
Turnips, per sack, 75c.
Carrots, per sack, 75c
Parsnips, per sack, $1.
Beans, green, 2@Bo.
Green corn, $email@example.com per sack.
Cauliflower, 600 per doz.
Hubbard squash, l@l^c per pound.
Cantaloupes, $1.25 per box.
Celery, 40 @ 50a
Cabbage, native and California
$1.50 per 100 pounds.
Apples, 50c@$1 per box.
Pears, 50c @$1 per box.
Prunes, 20® 40 per box.
Butter —Creamery, 25c per pound;
dairy and ranch, 15® 20c per pound.
Poultry—Old hens, 13 @ 14c pei
pound; spring chickens, $3@4.
Fresh meats —Choice dressed beef
steers, prime, 6>£@7c; cowa, prime,
6^c; mutton, 734 c; pork, s@6c; veal,
Wheat—Feed wheat, $18@19.
Oats—Choice, per ton, $20®22.
Corn—Whole, $23.50; cracked, $24;
feed meal, $23.60.
Barley—Rolled or ground, per ton,
$23@24; whole, $22.
Flour—Patent, per barrel, $8.50;
straights, $3.25; California brrnds,
$3.25; buckwheat flour, $3.76; Graham,
per barrel, $3.70; whole wheat flour,
$3.75; rye flour, $4.
Millstuffs—-Bran, per ton, $14;
shorts, per ton, $16.
Feed—Chopped feed, $17@21 per
ton; middlings, per ton, $17; oil cake
meal, per ton, $35.
Hay—Puget Sound mixed, $9.50®
10; choice Eastern Washington tim
Wheat—Walla Walla, 59@60c; Val
ley and Bluestem, 62 @ 63c per bushel.
Flour—Best grades, $3.35; graham,
$2.85; superfine, $2.25 per barrel.
Oats—Choice white, 34 @35c; choice
gray, 33 @ 34c per bushel.
Barley—Feed barley, $20@21; brew
ing, $22 per ton.
Millstuffs —Bran, $14 per ton; mid
dlings, $21; shorts, $14; chop, $13 per
Hay—Timothy, $10® 11; clover, $9
@10; Oregon wild hay, $9® 10 per ton.
Butter—Fancy creamery, 45 @ 55c;
seconds, 40@45c; dairy, 40@45c store,
Cheese—Oregon full cream, 11 @ 12c;
Young America, 12>£c; new cheese,
10c per pound.
Poultry—Chickens, mixed, $3@4
per dozen; hens, $3.50@4 50; springs,
$1.25@3; geese, $5.00@6 00 for old,
|4.50® 5 for young; ducks, $4.00®
5.00 per dozen; turkeys, live, 12>£
12% c per pound.
Potatoes —45 @ 50c per sack; sweets,
2@2^c per pounn.
Vegetables—Beets, 90c; turnips, 75c
per sack; garlic, 7o per pound; cab
bage, $firstname.lastname@example.org per 100 pounds} cauli
flower, 75c per dozen; parsnips, 75c
per sack; beans, 8c per pound; celery,
10® 76c per dozen; cucumbers, 50c per
box; peas, B®3)£c per pound.
Onions—Oregon, 75c@$l per sack.
Hops—B %@ 10c; 1897 crop, 6c.
Wool—Valley, 10® 12c per pound;
Eastern Oregon, 8® 12c; mohair,
25c per pound.
Mutton —Gross, best sheep, wethers
and ewes, 8)£c; dressed mutton. 7c;
spring lambs, 7)£c per lb.
Hogs—Gross, choice heavy, $4.75;
light and feeders. $3.00® 4.00; dressed,
$5.50® 6.60 per 100 pounds.
Beef—Gross, top steers, email@example.com;
cows, $2.50® 3.00; dressed beef,
6@6}£c per pound.
Veal—Large, 5%@6c; small, 6}s®
7c per pound.
San Francisco Market.
Wool—Spiing—Nevada, 10® 14c per
dound; Oregon, Eastern, 10@12c; Val
ley, 16® 17c; Noithem, 9@llc.
Hillstaffs—Middlings, $18® 20.00;
bran, $14.60® 15.50 per ton.
Onions—Yellow. 60® 70c per sack|
Butter—Fancy creamery, 270;
do seconds, 25® 20c; fancy dairy, 21®
82c; do seconds, 19® 28c per pound.
Eggs — Store r 18 @ 220; fancy ranch,
Citraa Fruit—Oranges, Valencia, $1
®1.60; Mexican limes, $6©6.60; Cali
fornia lemons, $2.00®.800; do choice,
$firstname.lastname@example.org; per box.
WHAT A CHAPLAIN SAW.
ghockinjr. Trr»tinenit-of^Slck ; M*n t»
Volniiteer C»mpi- .
Philadelphia, Sept 27.—Rev. Crrus
L. Brady, archdeacon of the Protestant
Episcopal diocese of Eastern : Pennsyl
vania and chaplain of the First Penn
sylvania t volunteers, in a sermon to
night severely criticised i the manage
ment of ; the volunteer camps * which
came under bis obseivation • at Cbicka
mauga, his \ regimentf was sta
tioned for a long •: time. He said the
medical, commissary, ; quartermaster
and ordnance departments were all to
blame, and continued thus: v. j : v"
"I personally saw men left in the
hospital in camp for 36 hours without
any medical attendance whatever.
• "I saw men in those hospitals suffer
ing from fevei'witli the fain beating
down upon : them. _' j
"I saw men committed to the care of
unskilled attendants when it was abso
lutely impossible for them to receive
anything like the attention they de
served. V ■■'' ■-;,
: "1 saw men suffering fromjever, ly
ing with their mouths open and their
mouths filled j with flies." : -
In conclusion, the arohdeacon said:
"I wonder it I dare, being still in
the government service, say more.
There is much more that might be told
if it were proper to tell it, but perhaps
this will suffice. V -I had not intended
to touch upon this phase of our experi
ence at all, but when I think that
■these things have taken place in this,
the richest, greatest and presumably
the most advanced nation on the face
of the earth, I cannot hold my peace."
AN EVENTFUL VOYAGE. \
Scurvy Killed Most of the Crew of the
German Itark Olg». ' v"
Philadelphia, Sept. 27.— Ger
man bark Olga arrived at the Dela
ware breakwater tonight for orders
from Samarang, Java, laden with sugar.
She brought to a close a voyage of
strange fatalities, having only a few of
the original officers on board, Captain
Dreyer, her commander, and five oth
ers having died, of that dread disease,
scurvj, which so often breaks out on
board vessels from the tar East. The
Olga sailed from Sourabava ' April
When about two months out from port, :
the disease first made its apperance,
and one by one the men were taken
ill, until the ship's company was re
duced to four men able to be about.
Captain Dreyer was among the first to
be stricken. He lasted _ only a few
days, suffering great agony. Then the
mate took charge, and he too, was
stricken down, leaving in charge of the
vessel men who had little knowledge
of navigation. When St. Michaels was
reached, a new captain was taken
aboard and the fateful voyage was con
The Olga is dow waiting orders, and
will probably come to this port to dis
charge her cargo. "/ 4 '•
The Government Will Ship Sllvei
_a« Freight. ' % ,:..-.■/_"
Chicago, Sept. 27.—The Tribune
says: A train bearing 10,000,000
ounces of silver bullion from, Phila
delphia is Boon to mark a new era in
the federal government's method ol
transporting the precious metals be
tween the mints. vlt baa been known
for some time that such a great ship
ment was in contemplation, and fthV
appearance of Assistant Secretary Van
derlip, of the treasury department, in
Chicago was for the purpose of making
■ the definite arrangements. Mr. Van
derlip was in consultation with West
ern road officials, and the shipment is
to be made on a special ; fast' train
guarded by federal soldiers and detec
tives. It is supposed that hereafter
freight, and not express, will be the
method of shipment.
The Philadelphia mint is being run
to its full capacity coining gold— both
foreign and domestic—-which has been
pouring in at a surprising rate, and the
intenttion is to transfer 10,000,000
ounces of silver to the ; Pacific; coast.
This amount \ means ovei 800 tone, or
15 ordinary, average carloads. The ex
press oharges on any such quantity at
anything like sohedule. rates would be
an item which even the United States
treasury could afford to figure on sav
ing. ::: ■■'. ■^■■^■■^■■•'■■' - ; -.
Yacht Captain Murdered.
Sausalito, Cal., Sept 27. —Captain
Brooks, of the yacht Chispa, which
was anchored in the stream opposite
this town, was murdered at 1:45
o'clock this morning by two bay pi
rates. They boarded the little vessel,
evidently believing it to be without a
watchman. They plundered the lock
ers and were about ready to pull ashore
in a small boat when Captain Brooks
and a companion, who had been asleep
in the cabin, were aroused and made
their appearance on deck. A desperate
fight ensued, during which Captain
Biooks was killed, and the other man,
whose name has not been learned, was
wounded. The murderers then made
their escape, pulling toward the shore
in the darkness.
Banker Clark's Charity.
:; Bntte, Mont., Sept. 27.— W- A.
Clark, l th banker and mine-owner, has
given the Associated Charities $25,000
to establish in Butte a home for the
sick and indigent. It is }. to perpetuate
by name or in some other manner the
memory of the donor's son, Francis Paul
Clark, who died at college several years
ago. . ~_ '
-/-';' Jumped From a Barning Hotel. 'V
Minneapolis, Sept. 27.—A Journal
special from Eau Claire, Wis., says the
) Windsor house burned early this morn
ing. Several women jumped trom the
ifourth story, and Mrs. Churchill was
so badly injured that she is not expect
ed to live. A baby thrown from the
third story was caught by J. Charles,
and escaped, while Charles was injured.
' If the sun was to be divided into
smaller planets it would make 1810
each the slae of the earth.
Committed Harder and Suicide.
Chicago, Sept. 37.—1n the suburb of
Edison Park tonight, Joseph Pfaff was
shot to death by Albert Danish. The
shooting followed a violent qnarrel
about some trivial matter. Danish
disappeared, and after several hoars'
search his body was found in the woods
near by. Be bad committed suicide,
Washington, Sept 27.—Nothing de
finite has been determined regarding
the Butter eat 04 various general staff
officers, altboogh the list is being pr*
Certain butterflies bare very trans
parent wings and these are thought by
Hasse to be even more effectual for
protection than conspicuous "warning"
stripes or other markings.
Gun cotton is cotton wool, washed,
then soaked in one part of nitrio acid
and three parts of sulphuric acid,
washed in water, pulped and dried.
PBOPOBBD ALLIANCB WITH ENG
If the United States and England «hould
form an alliance, the combined "trerigMi
would be so great that there would be little
chance for enenfies to overcome us. In a^ like
manner, when men and women keep up their
bodily strength with Hosteller's Btomach
Bitters, there gis little chance of attacks from
disease. The old time remedy enriches the
blood, builds up the muscles, steadies the
nerves and increases the appetite. Try It.
It seems almost too bad, but young
Alfonso XIII probably will have to
learn his geography lessons over again.
Try Schilling's Best tea. and baking powder.
A chasm 80 miles in length has been
excavated by the waters of the Grand
falls of Labrador.
THE EXCELLENCE OF SYRUP OF FIGS
is due not only to the originality and
simplicity of the combination, but also
to the care and skill with which it is
manufactured by scientific processes
known to the California Fig Syrup
Co. only, and we wish to impress upon
all the importance of purchasing the
true and original remedy. As the
genuine Syrup of Figs is manufactured
by the California Fig Stbup Co.
only, a knowledge of that fact will
assist one in avoiding the worthless
imitations manufactured by other par
ties. The high standing of the Cali
fornia Fig Stkup Co. with the medi
cal profession, and the satisfaction
which the genuine Syrup of Figs has
given to millions of families, makes
the name of the Company a guaranty
of the excellence of its remedy. It is
far in advance of all other laxatives,
as it acts on the kidneys, liver and
bowels without irritating or weaken
ing them, and it does not gripe nor
nauseate. In order to get its beneficial
effects, please remember the name of
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
SAN FRANCISCO, C»L
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. Use Jtig « for unnatural
la 1 to 5 dsjs.^l dlecharges, Inflammations,
JH^V OiarmQtMd ■[ irritations «r nlcerations
n»f not to •trictore. of mucous membranes.
contagion. Painless, and not astrin>
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"Champion" Chemical Fire Engine*. Hook and Ladder Trucks, Hose Carts, Steam- j
ers, Fire Hydrants, and a full stock of Fire Department Supplies. , , i
• "Keystone" Waxed Cotton Fire i*oae, having a record for long service that ,
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; Babcockj Kire Extinguishers, f The "Babcock" Is " the recognized standard ex- j
tinguisher universally used in the Fire Department Service. Every extinguisher lcay- j
ing this plant is tested 800 pounds to the square Inch, although the working pressure is j
only about 100 pounds. Made of heavy solid copper, with a spun top; no riveted joints, :
has a shut-off nozzle, whereby: the operator can control the stream, this being toe
most essential point in a fire extinguisher. S ;, - ■.- -
Beware of any fire extinguisher not . having a shut-off, lest it be a cheaply con
structed machine, not capable of confining the pressure generated. Cheap imitation!
are on the market, made of light material, with riveted joints, and so cheaply con
structed as not to be able to hold the pressure were it confined for but a moment
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c CAL. SIZE $30 OO : 3 CAL SIZE $15.00
Y. ■ ': :. ■'""•"'".\ - Including Supply of Chemical Charges with Each.
A Beautiful Present i
In order to further introduce ELASTIC STARCH (Flat Iron Brand),
r the manufacturers, J. C. Hubinger Bros. Co., of Keokuk, lowa, have
decided to QIVE AWAY a beautiful present with each package of
starch sold. These presents are in the form of
Beautiful Pastel Pictures
They are 13x19 inches in size, and are entitled as follows:
: Pansies. ff^tl g| American
iVi&rgueritcs. i^^^^^^^^^^r KfflH Iris*
These rate pictures, four in number, by the 3 renowned * pastel artist,
R. Leßoy, of New York, have been chosen from the very choicest subjects
in his studio and are now offered for the Hrst time to the public. >
The pictures are accurately reproduced in all the colors used in the orig
inals, and are pronounced by competent critics, works of art. 4 . .
Pastel 4 pictures are the correct thing for the home, nothing surpassing
them in beauty;richness 'of cokr and artistic IB!srit * >: :-'"':: ■- ",
- One of these pictures ■■■^■^B^'^%. A |^
will be given away Elastic Starch
with^eaenpackage^t luSll GIwE9FUM
purchased of your grocer. It is the best laundry starch on the market, and
wsoidforiocentsainduge. Ask your grocer for this starch and get »
in wens m> anus turn. imnMuwmj^
yd*if tea; don't boil it. ;
Directions in every pacfe .
4 «tge of Schilling's Best.
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, Consider Well Before Acting
: "Because an acquaintance of Vn
has a «et>f plate teeth that are '£5*
good satisfaction is not always a si.
antee that you can meet with the 2""
results when your teeth aie all extra
ed, for ! there are a great per cent m
mouths that will not tolerate a ni »
of any kind, and the only way J!"
determine this fact is by a trial "
Dr. Thomas H. White, at the nortW
corner of rMorrison and Fouith sti-JT
Poitland, Or. "When your ZZ
teeth have been all taken out the bint
the only recourse, and if y Ou ar g
foitanate enough to have a mouth \hl
will not retain a plate, miseiy there!
of your life will be the ultimate iesl
Theiefore it is of vital importance I
keep your" natural teeth as long as rW
Bible. It is not always necessary Z
have your teeth extracted because the
are decayed even to the gum marei/
or because they pain you and yon ca«
not use them in such condition, f Or 95
per cent of such teeth can bo restored
to a good, healthy and serviceable co n .
dition. The progress of dental science
has made it easy for an up-to-date den.
tist to reproduce the lost parts 0! those
organs, making them thoroughly re li.
ble in every sense.
"When there are but few teeth or
old roots remaining in the mouth do
not have them extracted because sooj
dentist that is not in possession of the
late methods of crown and bridge
work advises extraction and pi a tV
Try to find some one wearing bridge
work, and reason for yourself. You
will not regret your investigation, and
will, I feel sure, always remember this
'/ ':':■: '..• ". '. From the 'well-known
Portland Business College
•erres as a life long testimonial o f thoronrt
preparation for an office position. The intm.
duction of "Armstrong1 Combined Theor?
and Practice of , Bookkeeping" enables vi to
do better work now than ever before. Invent
gate. Call, or write. A. P. Armstrong, Prin
elpal, Portland, Oregon, ' ,
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Will I Fiirrrnv SPRINC EYE GRAIN
BILL t tlll»n IU. i BAC HEEDLES.......
Plain or with Cutter. The best needle in tbemw
I ket. Used by all sack sewers. For sale by all gen.
eral merchandise stores, or by '
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" 820 Market Street. San Francisco, C«L
k. r. X. c No. 40, '»8<
WHEN writing; to advertiser* pletM
mention this paper.