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LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS
An Unknown Man Commits
Suicide liy .lumping from
AN AliKII (T.IMI.NAI-.
Jlan 0er Seienty Year Old
rf(cd for l,3rtm) An M
I fVt'iiliiK IVter MiCiif, all
p,.ii- O'NVII. while under tlio Inllii-
........ ..Mlrllllir. ellW'ttMl thTIU of
.Mill Hamilton, In tin- AihIi-wmi
brick on tlif comer of CoiiiiiiitoIhI
hixI Court rtn-ul, mih! Mole h 'ml,
h jmlr of imiilHlooiiH mill u liliinki't.
Hamilton iIIm'oviiv.1 lilt he, mid
MiHpwtlUK IVtorMiCiK' of Im'Ihk the
thluf, hunted lilm uiaiil found the
artlcli In lilt Hrtloii. He
look lilm I" "w ,""1
turned lilm ovt-r totln'HillcT. Thin
inoniliiK Ix-'fiini lUrorder Htrlckler
In- waived examination and wan
ImiiiihI over. In ilcfiiult or mill lit
wiih committed to the county Jail.
O'NIuIInTO yearn of b iimi wiih
only n-lcawd fnim the, iwnltenliiiry
live month" ao after wtvIiik a year
fr lurifiiy committed In l.lnn
Alton t I o'clock tlilt iiftcrnoon an
unknown man committed "uleide by
Jumping from tin high hrldge aero
tlio Willamette tit thin place Into the
Koine boyn who wen-playhiK on
thu bridge mw lilm iihhiiiI the
guardrail anil Jump oil". He ro-o
once mid ftr finking the K-coiid
time m MH-n no limn1. UN hat wan
moii tloHtliiKdown the flmuii.
It Ih not known wholhe milclde
U. Am the jHr ban already gone
to nm It I IiniMK liilo to xiiliier
Km1 HtOclll I'rccllict. .Ill-tlce of
thti l'ic, .1. O'Donald; Countable,
I'red (Milam. DeleKHt tocoiinty
convention, Frank Smith, J. .1.
Diikhii, ThiM, Caulleld, .1, J. Hiaw,
CwUjr Hwliimn, A. Mulr, V. I). Jef
frie, Ituht. 'riioiuiv-ou, V. II. Ilynl,
.1. It. IIHiIkii, A. N. HinIi, (1. (I.
Van Wanner, Duncan Hi, James
Walt M. V. Kay, V. 11. II.
Walet, I'. II. D'Aivy.
Snlem I'nH'liii't Jiixthv of the
IVhiv, John CIihh'; Coiilnble,
IWmiilrick. ivlcKiiteM to comity
ctHivt'iitlon (IhIiii KMier, V. I).
I'ukIi, J. l Drown, mU Mol'lalne,
V. J. Herren, Dr. llolden, I). V.
Wanner, D. MiNiney, W. II. t'ook,
. F. (illicit.
Other iuvcIiicIh not yet 'nMiiiel,
Willis McElroy entered whool
during the week.
Ti.,Ht.- Miwrx. Knley, Conn,
Dr. Poane conducted chapel M-T-
Watch for the ad. of the excursion
to the ('HM-adtetliext week.
G A. Hruce will Iwglu teaching
In the Jorv di-trict next Monday.
r- MiuMniuti! Itrown. ofliay Cen
ter, W. T., entered whool Monday.
I,ovI Mukwj read a khI oration
Tuenlay ; auhjjrl. "I'lvc Alwniina
lion." I. A. .lory read an oration in
chHjK'l Tuwduy, on "IllghtH of 1'oh.
J. 11. Karly hat been absent for a
week attending the tcachi'iV In
(dilute ut Albany.
Mr. J. t. Miller viwlted the
school Wednesday and was preMMit
at H-veral recitation.
MlwSnelland Mm. HIckH were
at elinelTlninlny. Mlw I'entland
read an en-ay on recreation.
Levi Magce ban R'curcd a boIiooI
III Ilcnton county and will ncgin
teaching the middle of April.
I'ror. Van Scoy went to Portland
Monday to attend the mlninterlnl
niMociiitloii, be returned Wednes
diiy. The coiiM-rvatory puplln give a re
IiciimiI tlilt afternoon at :i o'clock at
the Woman's College. All are In
vlled. .Minute Sitfeehert: Mcksik. Fitz
gerald anil lllgby, and Min.M!s Lot
tie Dhnlck, Mary llrownand Nellie
.MhKvn llrtiw vIMteil her home
nwir Turner on Saturday, and ban
leen very nick mid not ublo to
icturn to school.
W. V. Mattbeus iiNlgned bis
oillcc as president of the I'bllodoiian
KH'Iety at tbelrmectlng last evening.
The Hoclety elected W. K. I'eiry to
take bis pliuv.
The third year clas was orgaiiied
Wednesday ami elected olllcers as
follews: W. II. Hagley, Pies.; Acta
Kiilfitt, Vice Pres.; W. A. Wann,
See. and Carrie (ilea-on, Treas.
W. I!. Huike icturned from the
cimhI Thurxlav. He thinks Salem
a much nicer place to live than Ya
ipiliia, and will simiii Imvuu new
cottage comiileted on Winter Htreet.
Prof. Parvln and the members of
the conservatory will give an enter,
taiiiment In the chapel April the Ith
This pronil-cs lobe one of the bet
onU'itiiInme..w the eonervatory has
W. P. Matthew) has taken the
K'hiMil that bis biother J. W.
Matthews was Intending to tench at
Oak drove, and will In'glii teaching
Muiiiliiv. .1. T. Matthews M-cured
the school at Sellwood.
Central Committee and Delegates io
the State Convention. Resolutions.
Sen ices in Salem Churches To-morrow
Church News and Notes.
PHrtliH. Hiv nogtitlatluK with Capt.
OniHley, owner of the proHrty
iinHind the North I'nlU on Silver
Cht'k for a bHMof tbeptemlMW, iit
ihi which they Intend to build a line
hotel. A dunce ball hiiiI skating
rink will aUi 1st built In the grotto
iiudtir the falls. When this Is done
It U exported that a great nuuiy
piMMMirv MHktrs w III vWl the pluiv
during lni.uuinieraudSllver Crxtik
IVIU w III Ussuno the isipukr sum
mer rwsirt of IhU prt of the Mate.
The Mtt fitr tlw lknil Comvrt
ttrv Mug n444wl up at a lively rate
Mud to cwurv mhh iiius mi kIukiUI
Mip Into IVtton's it MHtit H HM4bU.
lU4d. tlw fortwlut of U4ug riht
ryjully eotcMnlmsl and musl,
tlWfV WM Is'll IIO otM't MVMlltHl
Ut BtdHH)tM Ih n bmg tbm nuw
worthy irf llkr MtnMMih tlwu lUW
u Ibr tb bett4ii of Dm. ImioI, Mud
w hh tu k a turuHkHt (ImI w til
tn piwNlMbto Mud MMtrMfHug tti tl
hrtMMU lt prutwbiy turn
r lu ihf 4tiUirtMwl e Jl,UX
IMMIMly UUl la lHUl,V IVtWMttW
Oh. tkl VVMtlHM. Itr tHMllHv
tiWMMivr lu turn w 111 j.v ,ilH rtttw'
to iUlv TnwMivr Wvfalt, iiMnni
Mm nwittly uul uT iWH U lW utv.
The Philadoiiausat their nuvtiug
lat evening rendered their regular
programme Including a debate of
the iUiweu: "Keolcd,TlMt neces
sity aeeouipllHhes more than am
bition." After a win m dl-ciw-loii
Iheipawtion wiiHtUrldcil in favor of
Prof. P. S. Knight's lecture, in
chaK'l jtterday on "AlphaU'ts"
was llwtemsl to with much Interest,
alike by the school and visitors.
Several of his pupils with their
(etchers accompanied him and
rendered M'Vertd pieces In their sign
iHiigiMne. Due pUsv iviulervsl by a
small girl whs given very gmettfully,
which Prtif. Knight annnumvd as
"NHarr my liod to Thw."
The PIiIIcsIoiImii and Phllodcluu
mkMh will give an ovu uuvtlng
Apil the sltb lu their ball, the
tro!Mtuuit) w III Ik follews: PUimi
m4. Ml. Foreet ; oivnlng addrewt,
President ; iUrtvU, Ml. Perry
and SJutlW. Mers. ICpvaml IWry ;
addrerw, Prrf. 'at Soiy ; ycmI sdi,
MU. 1U.h1 ; oriiriHMl svm. T. M. j
The following business was trans
acted by the prohibition convention
last evening nfter tills pnper bad
gone to pre:
The following wcreelectMl delc
gatos to the State Prohibition Con-
It. Hold, Sublimity; K. h. HHj
iMird, Sllverton; Mrs. J. M. Dk'k,
Kurt Salem; PI E. McKinney,
Turner; Louis Ilurzw, Jcil'erson; J.
K. Jtobertson, South Snlein; M. N.
MatlK-k, Gartlebl; W. H. Adair,
North Salem; J. W. Tlioma, Stay
ton; S. Condit; Lincoln; F. A. Ford,
WixKlburn; U. AV. Dimick, Hub
bard; N. It. Gaylord, Salem; F. M.
Osborn, ChamiHK'g; m. Jiarns
Lablsb;.!. W. Ilachclor, Jluttoviiiu;
.Mrs. Davenport, Howell i-raine,
I). Hurst, Aurora; J. It. Shuck,
Ableun: J. W. Webb, Mrs. Hnnip
and Mr-. C. W. Seriber, delegates
The following county central com
mittee was nnmed: Prof.T. C. Jory,
Alex. Thomin, W. T. Itlches,
Qnint Holt, II. S. Jory, Cbns.
Uackliuct, O. G. Savage, J. U.
Gricr, W. 11. H. Darby, John T.
Carter, L. S. Thomiw, N. It. Gay
lord, J. G. Klwrliunl, F. J. Holter,
V. (;. HniiL'. J. W. Uatcliclor, J. D.
Hurst, J. P. Shuck, AV. H. .
Heart, Martin Kskcw, W. F.
The following resolutions was un-
niiliiiously passed and publica
"His.oi.vi:i), That the thanks of
the Prohibitionists are due to the
gentlemen who conduct thuCAl'l
tai. Joi'HNAi. and the Vidctte, two
of the dally papersofSalcin, Vecausc
that, while widely difle.Kig trom us
politically, they have uniformly
treated us with fairness, reporting
our nicetlnirs and actions without
resorting to low ridicule and buf
foonery the distortion and suppres
sion of fads, or the Impugning of our
The following resolutions were re
ixirted to the convention by the
comnilttceoii ilutfonu and were vot
Hooi.vi'.D, That we demand
the reiK-al of all internal revenue
tax on the manufacture and sale of
spirituous and malt liiiiors.
ItiiMM.VKi), That while denying
alike free trade and the levying or
maintenance of unneeesiry and
useless taxation Milely "to protect,"
as It Is called, certain favored In
dustrie, we recognise the fact that
a national taxation of over $(( per
capita in 1SS7, ag-.ilnst $1.S0 in 1SC0
Is unlutlv liurdeiisome, and calls
loudly for reduction, and w Idle not
demanding either free wool, free .silt
or free sugar, we demand that ac
companying a reasonable reduction
on the?' and other neccssnrie-', that
rates on iimnufuetuced articles Ih
ItCMiiA'KD, Tliat we recognlo the
undisputed fact that state and na
tional taxation, whereby over $12
per capita Is taken from the citizen
is unucctfcNsarily and unjustly high
and burdensome and calls for null
Mil reform lu the administration of
CiniiKTiAN Chukch. Corner of
Center and High street". Preaching
by Elder J. W. Webb at 10:.50 a. m.
and 7 p. m. Sunday School from 12
till 1. Prayer meeting Thursday at
7 p. m.
Haptiht Church. Corner of
Liberty and Marion streets. Rev.
A. It. Medbury, pastor. Services at
lOtfOa. m. and 7 p. in. Sunday
at noon. Young reopies meetings
at 0:15 p. m. All are cordially imi
Pastoks U.vion. The regular
meeting of the Salem Payor's Un
ion will be held at the Presbyterian
church at 9:30 a. in. Monday March
A. It. Mkdisuky.
M. E. Church. Services in M.
E. church to-morrow as follews:
Morning, 10:30 ; subject, "Obedience
the Condition of Development" ;
evening at 7, "True Defences" ; Sun
day School at 12 ; young people's
meeting at 6. All are welcome.
Scats free. W. Itollins, pastor.
Corner of Liberty And Center streets.
Rev. J. AV. Harris, pastor. There
and evening. Sunday school at 12.
Young people's meeting at 6 p. ni.
Prayer meeting on Thursday eve
ning. All are invited. Seats are
First Phkshytkkian Church.
Rev. H. Newell, pastor. Public
worship at 10:30 a. m. and 7. p. m.
Young People's Society of Christian
EndeavoratO p.m. ; Sabbath school
at 12 in. ; church prayer meeting on,
Thursday evening at 7 p. m. Seats
are free, and the public invited to
Wkkk ok Piiaykk. The week
specially appointed by the National
W. C. T. U. to ho observed as a
week of prayer, begins March 18,
. .- ... i mi. -11. , Ml IT
2i, inclusive, ine . .. i. u.
nxinis on Court strivt will lie open
next Sabbath at 3 o'clock p. in. All
pastors in the city are requested to
meet witli us at that time. All
lcrsons interested in the advance
ment of humanity and its uplifting
from the thrulldom and power of
sin, will be gladly welcomed to join
our numbers. Respectfully,
Mrs. W. R. Patty,
Local Supt. Dept. Evangelistic
For Boob. Stationery &
Fancy Goods !
OS, STATE STREET.
TO BE SHOWN
, nw.tnv nr.vTXT AND FANCY.
CR GVL C Xt JESS x NUMBERED. TYPE WRITERS'
GA mIt-EIHA ACME WRITING AND SCHOOL
TVBLETS. FAIJER'S PENCILS AND I EN
HOLDERS. RUBBER BANDS AND
COMPASS PENCILS, ONLY J AP"
PRECIATED. McGILL'S STAPLE PRESSES
AND STAPLE BINDERS.
Tissue Paper of all Shades, and Materials
for Paper Flowers.
MABIE TODD'S DIAMOND POINTED GOLD PENS-ALL WAR
RANTED. WIRT'S FOUNTAIN PENS-BEST IN THE
MARKET. CAMBRIDGE BIBLES, CHEAPER AND
UETTER THAN THE OXFORD. BROOKS'
NORMAL TEACHER. PAGE ON
TEACHING. TRACY'S TEACH
ERS' RECORD. NORMAL
Roberts' Rules of Order.
SCRIBNER LOG BOOK. GILLCHRIST'S MANUEL FOR IN
FANTRY OFFICERS, (PRICE $1.00). UPTON'S TACTICS
AND REED'S REVISED EDITION, (50 CENTS.
For Fruit Growers :
PEAR CULTURE FOR PROFIT, (1.00). DOAVNING'S REVISED
NEW EDITION FRUITS AND FRUIT TREES OF AMER
ICA, ($5.00). INSECTS INJURIOUS TO FRUITS, ($3).
THOMAS' AMERICAN FRUIT CULTURIST,
PRICE $2. HOP CULTURE NEW
AND REVISED EDITION,
40 CENTS. .
98, STATE ST. - SALEM, OR.
Brick Dental Office-
UiB M H Oli
MU LKT0X NOUS.
Mr. W. S. Cllnehas moved on the
farm of K. IXtguiso near town.
S. 11. Shaw, of Sulum, is In Silver
ton on business, collecting money
(bnul butter Is fcnreo lu Sllverton
and commands good figures but egg
come lu by the wagon load.
Mr. C. A. Miller has oh his tine
Pedro MaUion to V. MeCluine for
MW. Hois at the -table of J. H.
Our nurclmnt.N complain of dull
vhmI v0s Pnrf. Pr in ; I Uwimw .iwlng to the Atut tlutt the
P. Boyd ; plNiio diwt, ftnners arv all lmy ctunpleting the
KorkWk ; iwjw, Vlriril sprinjc MXHling.
mMmI by M
Itrtiw n mid Mitrs M
Itftiwu, My Jtiry td
vr w k.m
(imiu and cmv. U vmu-Iuv nl.Jv
U4HHW j wow H,MI i ,. iurt (i,lu,,i.., ...111
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5sw uwN rtnv iwx will U lit 14hhh ,m the hills
i mimI tUl iMtur will U UivWy.
1. It. UtIUwnl Imk itHiHsl upu
l. Mwvhlnl. hutyvtHt "An Nh'w,w,h
tacmtifaN M th of ftt!aaaim.iimm bottom
trwtk, mv Ihuraugkh'
iMiuvsUim ihtr pUW) , (MiMlnf H
ttwiwif)1 art uU.oW rnhHuj
lotlMtr lnd fwllNti UWi
MMM4r, 4 ! Mtni MM fto wvik
iImI Mill IK 4vt witJhittuu
U liMr-atV Mtw to Dr. FVW, uT Mik.lL A. Ho wdoUwrs mm
tW limtatvriu 4hm4." Dr. wmuIuc hu w taiUurv
Mk4, pfcu- DdtvrVwUtuMMu tMMy AumKI j dfwumktog HMUtMit uh
in thr bulMtnc mr
. v us! oy j. . suuui u. fnwfery
' ITIIIIIII lU...
rN'HrfcMi ctwMti wUl UM
H $ mmIdm Ih Vv-44wru,
Tp.m. ix M. K
Ar skoft m Main H MtHflk
KHUd (MtWtry h k wW m iU
tntwHit ihh i hn of twdt wwk
n,vmsW Mud HWr (Htinw tor
St. Patrick's day.
Mrs. G. O. Lawnsdale is home
R. A. Gcsner Is still very ill at his
home on Piety Hill.
E. M. Waite and Louis Stin-on
have gone to Mehama.
Prof. W. H. Davis, of Mehama,
was in the City to-day.
Ed. T. Hatch and family, of Mc
Coy, were in the City to-day.
Mrs. Hugh Fields, of Haln-y, is
in the city, the guct-t of Mrs. George
We are pleased to learn that Fath
er Harrlt's condition is somewhat
James Thome, who ha9 been In
tho City for wveml days, has gone to
Albany ami Corvallls.
Ross Moorvs Is on the street again
after being confined to his house for
several weeks with a crippled ankle.
Miss Ilertha Cunningham has
lioon engagHl to teach the Howell
Prairie school, commencing the first
Monday in April.
Dr. J. It. Sites, of Prineville, for
merly of Dallas and well known in
Salem, 1ms Kvn granted a pension
as a Mexican war veteran.
Wo are glad to know that the
Good Temrtliin. of this city nre hav
ing many awvKsionsand are doing n
good work. A county Unlge is Nn
to U orgauiel.
Chas. Perkins, the printer arretiHl
ywtorday for Ulng d. d., was tlneil
$aLAQami th this morning. He
iwvletl an ao.nwnt on the print
sliops to ll(Ulilate.
lihler J. W. WuWj, and
MU Unk Weliti, of thfc olilco,
wwit to DhIIhx thb morning, to at
teNi tit PoJk eouHtylprttlilbitlon
eovmttlMi. Tlw kttr will t -
i iur Sik41 iimrtw."
Shh Gniuj(w Ittkl a vr- Ih-
UMWoUugKMkMl tllfe HfttHTtKHMI The
UMI4l Ml) wiMMMi knv any-
W. "At U wxt HMwtlng tiw
qtMMieM: "lWmlvwd, tlMt the
arwwo- in a hwvi
NitkAtotar' o In a motiatory view
L. S. SKIFF & CO.
NEXT DOOR TO OPERA HOUSE, SALEM.
Vitalized Air Given for the Painless Extraction of Teeth.
fiSyThe person awakens from a pleasant dream with the aching!
Also Gold Crowns Set.
Set Dickens, 15 Volume; half Russia, Usnal Price $32.50, Our Price $20,001
Set LjIIod.26 " Cloth, Gilt lop, " ' 32.50, " 23.50.
Set Thackeray, II " Half Morocco, " " 22.50, " 15.00.
Set Waverly, 12 " Half blue Calf, " " 32.50, " 17.50.
Set I P. Roe, 15 " Cloth, " " 22,50, " 18.00.
Set Capt M. Reid, 10 Vols. Cloth, " " 15.00, " 10.00.
Fine Line of Papeterie in Latest Styles,
J. BENSON STARR'S.
118, State Street, - - - Salem, Oregon.
Capital Lumbering Company!
31ANUFACTURKRS OK AND DKAI.ERS IN
of Oregon Her,
Dressed and Undressed.
Shingles, Laths, Pickets, Fence Posts,
l wm utai in grain raMng."
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