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iInds and homes.
fnriou county Is situated in the
,he central gem intheclus
ralrici 3ie8 that form that
Sb' om"in, a.ul-is the banner
Place,. ? '; tUn" and the
iQnicb in its agricultural resources.
In its cultivated and uncultivated
SndV in its water powers, and
Arils' rich in its colleges and
SS of learning, and with a
S unsurpassed for its salubrity,
tSents to1 the immigrant from
J overcrowded states, where cold
",.1.- nnil hot summers, wnu
terrible cyclones, prevail,
mcs to the coast with
M! n.lvnntatres that no
Sunty in Oregon possesses.
Much lias Seen written of th.'s
ffe7tern country that requires u
.tretch of the imagination to com
nrehenil, and numerous complaints
Ke heard from the class who have
misled by them, so in this
brief sketch the writer desires to
,void exageration as to its present
and prospective advantages, asking
those in the east into whose hands,
ffi have theirs dirccjetowarda
this eoastr-to peruse it carefully,
teUngthatitis not written to lure
migrants within its borders, but
only as a truthful discription of a
ruS ...i.:i, if It rlru not "flow
milk and honey," contains within
Its bosom weal th and resources equal
. !,.- miintrv nil tho Pnp.lfif!
side of the Eocky mountains.
v.rinn nnnntv in bounded on the
north by the Willamette river and
Butte CrCCK WUICU Hupiuuiua il num
Clackamas county; on the east by
n,.i,or.-,oa fnnnt.v nnd tho Cascade
mountains, which separate it from
Wasco county; on the south by tho
Santlam river and tho north fork of
. Cor.ti.iT7i sfinnrntim? it from
Linn county.and on the west by tho
The county contains, including
valley, prairie mm muumum nmus,
about 900,000 acres.
Trinro nro hvn 11111111 dlVlSlOHS. tllO
mountain and tho valley. Tho
latter extends from tho Willamette
river to the loot 01 ine vjascaae
mountains, a distance of about fif
Tim mrviini-ninmis nortlon contains
some fourteen townships of mostly
unsurveyea lana; lying in iv strip
rn-oivo miles north and south bv
forty miles east and west, and com
prises all classes 01 llinu, iroui nuu
narrow valleys in the passes, up
tnrougn au me gmues ui luuiug,
hilly and broken, to that of rock
bound canyons and inaccessible
craggy peaks. It is generally heavily
timbered, and in the near future
will be valuable for its lumber sup
plies. These hills and mountains
afford a wonderful summer range
for stock, and many of the more en
terprising farmers are availing them
selves of this opportunity, and when
the cold frosts of autumn approach,
the stock are brought out to fresh
pastures, tlius enabling them to sur
vive the winter storms with little
A decided advantage Marlon coun
ty has over many others is the di-
versmeu tanning interest mat can
be carried on throught the entire
year; notwithstanding this is a wet
climate during tho winter months,
the uplands are seldom too wet to
work, and long before the prairie
farmers are through with their seed
ing, the hill farmer is preparing for
his summer work. And yet the
low lands are much preferred by
many; tho yield per acre is generally
greater, and perhaps less lubor is re
quired to place the soil in proper
condition for crops; and then should
the season prove dry, tho bottom
lauds are suro to firing the best
crops. No better farming land can
be round in the United States than
that on tho noted Howell prairie,
French prairie, Santiam prairie and
Salem prairie. Tho soil of these are
wonderfully productive. With good
cultivation, forty bushels of wueat
and sixty of oats per acre can bo
FACILITIES FOB MAHKET.
The Willamette river, with two
lines of railroad running tho entire
length of tho county from north to
frouth, with the Oregon Pacillo road
crossing tho southeast corner of tho
county, affords ample facilities to
reach a market in any direction.
Is the capital of the state and
county seat of Marion county, situ
ated on the Willamette river and
on tho O. & C. railroad. Costly
buildings have been erected, among
which tho state capltol building,
opera house, now public school
building. Catholic school building,
Methodist church, Willamette Uni
versity, and many private residences
and business blocks, which will
compare favorably with older and
All things considered, the Willam
ette valley has the best country In
the world, and Marion county Is
about eentorally located therein.
To those seeking homes In the west,
no better opportunities can bo
offered, than are found bore. Persons
desiring information regarding
Marion county or tho Willamette
JIey, those wanting fanning
lands, stock farms, business property
r city residences, will be promptly
and reliably infonned by addressing
the well known firm of Willis 4
thamberlln, real estate agents,
opera house block, Salem, Oregon.
Scriber : and : Pohle;
t - M - - MN - ;0;
GIBSON & SINGLETON,
Successors to Geo. E. Good.
Toilet Articles, and
ARTISTS' MATERIALS A SPECIALTY.
LEVY'S OLD CORNER, COMMERCIAL and STATE STREETS.
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SMOKE THE OLD RELIABLE
Five Cent Tansil's Punch Cigars.
IN THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY
' i i i
For terms, apply to
"X-a i mha i r si'
.. DroiitjRi- ,wv
i-3"p-vBc hh WcL Tt fSU
LZLi S9 la f&
BOLD AND GUARANTEED BY
D. W. MATTHEWS & COMPANY,
106 state St., Salem, Or.
SNELL, HEITSHU & WOODARD, Wholesale Depot.
A lino lino of hacks hugelcs. curls, ir
rlages, bnekbonrd-, eto. itotli our own
mnko nncl the be-t eastern mtulc bnjrgles.
Every one Warranted!
JOBBJNG and HORSESHOEING,
Cnll on the undersigned, wngon and enr
rince mnkers nnd blacksmHlis,S12 311 nnd
288 Commcrelnl street, Salem.
Iff STOCK !
- S5H 1 H
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WILL II. PARRY, Manager.
Land of Discoveries.
Thnsp. who have used it
dies nre giving tuitlRlactlon. nnd n cus-
wlth Bronchitis says n is me oniy
remedy that gives lnsinni rcnei.
HEIIHELI. A COVKR, Druggists,
tho nleasure to inform
vou that vour Pretiaratlons ure
meeting with largo sales. We hear
Nothing but Praise !&"&
caslon to" use them.
Nanscawen a Co., Druggists,
That It will accomplish the end desired
in ull atlectlous of the Throat and Lungs
U,,,! and you not only will not be
Will without it yourself, but will
recommend It to others, as thousands
have done, who have tried everything
else in vain. Money is no object where
SSS?ce.ta.iS !SS Convince You
trifling sum of one dollar can purchase
a remedy that will stand between you
and one of the most dreaded of human
Circulars sent free, containing detailed
Is prepared only by tho AIHRTINE
SIED1CAL CO., Orovllle.Cal.
QBOVKBCl-r.VKt.VND . ... President.
Olios. K. IlAYAKii . Secretary of State.
OtAs. S. Kaihciuli), Secretary of Treasury
V. T. ni -Secretary of tlie Interior.
Tit. 0. Knihcott Secretory of Wtir.
T. C. WlllTXK Secretary or Xnvy.
I M. Dickinson Tost Mnter Oenenil.
Ai II. Oaxlami . . Attorney tieneral.
JjoRiusox It. W.uti: Chlcr JuMice.
( Stale of Oregon.
iilMfS?,'.--:: 8- hcnator.
lliMir.u Hkiwaxx- Congressman.
SVI.VKSTKK l'KXSOYKll l0 erlior.
(Jko. W. McliiuiiF. Secretary offSlute.
U. W. Wi-.nn State Treasurer.
H. 15. Mcelroy Sunt. l'ub. Intiuctlon.
Frank IIakf.i: Slate Printer.
R8. Stkahan )
W.M. P. Iaiud J- Supreme Judge.
V. W. THAYKH...J
Third Judicial DMrlit.
It, P. llOtSK '. IlUlRO.
Geo. W. Hki.t Pi-osecutlnsr Attorney,
M.I CllAMnKItMX i
.1. A. Looxky S State Senators',
J. H. Dimick J
J. 1. VtKMiU
A.M. IjAKOI.I.KTTK .
W. . COI.VKU
C. F. IltCKS
M.N. Chapman Clerk.
Gkobge'Mack Deittity Clerk.
John Minto Slicrlir.
En. CitoiSAN Deputy Slierltl".
T. C. Hiiaw County Judge.
KO. P. TnKKELI. 1 rminlvtniii.p
HKNitY Wakuex ; " Commissioners.
Geouok a. Peebles School Supt.
Iohn Newson Surveyor.
G. P. Litchfield Sheep Inspector.
City or Salem.
Wit. M. Hamsky Mayor.
A.u. jiuik isi waru
Pkbby Haymoxd 1st Wnnl-
J. J. Shaw 2nd Ward
Jai Minto 3rd Ward
W. W. Skixner 3rd Ward
Nes. Hush 4th Want
O. N. IIUtton 1th Ward J
James lloss . .Mnlml
W. T. Bkll Treasurer.
Geo. G. Hixoham Attorney,
J. C. Thompson . Sup't of Streets.
C. N. CHURCHILL Chief Engineers. F. D.
U. S. Officers.
Jas. Walton U. S. Commissioner.
Joseph ALBERT-lcnnl Servico Observer.
THE YAQUINA ROUTE.
OREGON PACIFIC RAILROAD
Oregon Development Company's Steam
225 MILES SHORTER20 HOURS LESS TIME
than by any other route.
First-class Through Passenger and Freight Line
from Portland and all points In the
Willamette Valley to and
front San Franrlsro.
Willamette River Line of Steamers:
The "Wm. SI. Iloag," tho "N. S. Bent
ley," tho "Three Sisters," leave 1'ortland 8
n. m. Mondays, Wednesdajs and Frldajs, from
Messrs. Holmnn & Co's dock, 1M0 and 202
.,.. t.tw,A, fnw n.nrmn flttr 11,1 1 1 n I'll 1 A
Chnmdoeg, Hulcm, Independence, Albany,
Corvallls, and Intermediate iiolntn, mak
ing close connection at Albany with trains
01 1 no urecon raciuc liauroau.
TIME SCHEDULE, (Except Sundays):
Leave Yaqulna -Leave
--- - 11:15 AM
O. & C. trains connect at Albany and
Tho above trains connect at YAQUINA
with the Oregon Development Cos Lino
of .Steamships between Yaqulna and Han
FK05I SAN FltANCISCO.
Monday, Mar. 12
- - Thursday, Mar. 22
- - Tuesday, April 3
- - Hatudny, Mar. 17
- - - Tuesday, Mar. 27
- - - Sunday, April 8
This company reserves the right to
change sailing dates w lthout notice.
N. 11. Passengers from Portland und nil
Willamette Valley points can make close
connection with tho trains of tho
YAOl'INA ItOUTE nt Albany or Corvallls.
and If destined to San Francisco, should
arrange to arrlvo ut Yaqulna the evening
before date of sailing.
Passenger and Freight Kates AIwms the
Loweit. -'or Information apply to Messrs.
1IULMAN & Co., Freight and Ticket
Agents 200 and 202 Front st., Portland, Or.,
C. C. IIOfiUK, Ac't Gen'l Frt. &
I'm. Agt., Oregon I'uclnoll. It. Co.,
C. II. IIASWKLL,Jr.Gcn'l Frtj &
Pass, Agt. Oregon Development
Co., 301 Montgomery st.;
San Franelhco, Cal.
Overland to California
Oregon k California Rail Road
THE MOUNT SHASTA ROUTE.
Time Ilftweni Salem and Han Frauelsro
CALIFORNIA KXI'IIKKH THAW DAILY.
4.-00 p. in.
:: p. in.
T7v Portland ArT
IjV. Salem Lv.
Ar. Han Fran. Lv.
10:10 a. in.
LOCAL I'ASSKKOKIl TItAIN ( IIAILV EX
8.-00 a. m.
12:40 p. m.
Lv. Portland ArT
Lv. Salem Lv,
Ar. Kugeno Lv.
3: IS p. in.
YXil p. 111.
B.-00 a. III.
I'LLLMAX BI7FFET KLKKl'KKS.
Kxcurslon Sleepers for secondlass pas
sengers on nil through trains free of
The O. & C. Ilallroad ferrj makes con
nection with nil tho regular trains on tho
East Side Division from foot of F street,
West Side DivisioMletween Portland
and Cor vail is:
DAILY (EXCKPT 8UNDAV).
'7:30 a. in. ("EvT'Po'rtland Ar. 10:15 p. m,
1235 p. m. Ar. Corvnllls Lv. 1 l. in.
M'MINNVILLK EXl-llKfM TItAIN (IIAILY
KXt'KPT HUNDA1 1,
TJfl p. m." l.v. lWrtlaud Ar.
8.00 p.m. Ar.MoMlnnvllleLv.
ftp a. m.
At Albany nnd Cor-alll connect with
trains of Oregon Paelfle Itallroad.
For full Information regarding rate,
maps, etc., apply to the Company's agent,
Bolem. OrWon. K. F. K00ERS,
It. KOKlILKlt, O. F. und I'un. Ag--Manager.
NEW auvkktimkmi:nt.s. i
PROHIBITION COUNTY TICKET.'
PROF. a. M. MILLEH.
T. F. t'AMl'JlELL,
1). F. HAIl1,
Oil. A. C. KINNEY.
J. F. CAPLES.
It Kl'M KS KST AT I V KS.
II S .TORY,
.1 1) DAHUY,
.1 G EBERHAHT,
W r RAY,
VIRGIL II READ,
W P JOHNSON,
W T VAN SCOY,
J D HURST,
HENRY GILS AN,
F A FORD,
W K MAGERS,
Our Immense Stock of Goods is
NOW -:- ARRIVING
The Largest and Finest Slock of CamH
Ever llroughl lo SALEM
STILL ARRIVING DAILY.
AST CALL AND EXAMINE.
LUNN & BROWN,
Cor. Commercial and State Streets.
FOR SALE or RENT !
Well watered nnd plenty ol tliubor. Two
hniiKfH und twi) Ivirnn. tiood iiiclmid.
Meadow and VO ncren plow land. Hfty
head of cattlovlth tlio plaeo If wanted, and
horncR enough to run it. Within 11 oinllo
of deixton thoO. AC. It. It. A bai-gulii lor
Enquire at OfUco of Capital Journal.
HORSESHOEING ! !
All the linpioved niPtliods of hIiocIiik.
Nhuplnii nIiovh, to cure dlsciiM of tlio f(H)t
and for the eorreetlon of faulty action, con
traction and Interfering, ujed. I Kiianinteo
Kutftfactlon in all mum. Itelor to any well
known liorncinaii In Oieuon.
JOHN KNIGHT, The Horseshoer,
MW Coinmerelul street, Halcin, Or.
Salem Co-Operativc Association, P. of II.
Crockery, Glassware, .
All Kinds of Produce Bought,
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iitreetii. or on slate nt enruerfitaland Coin
merelul treet. Trompt nttntI6u and
m:v aii KitTisi:Mi:vrft.
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THINK IT OVER!
That is About Buying a Can of
PURE HOCK CANDY DRIPS
KELLER & SONS.
It In entirely new and we ant thu tlrnt to
Introduvult. "HlupJaek"" will noWniiircr.
Hoi-o'h aomutl iln ICIh:
Wolino u ni'W laundry oa 1 ound
bars that wom'II forBeonlH. OkIci-h coiiiu
In from uvuiy wuirce. Hund In yours.
When using baking ixiwder try .MlllarV
putuuieaiii tartar brand It U tlio prldoof
uvery fuuilly. We Htlll ell the Hlnr brand
nt 'ii ccntH lor a onu )otind (tin. We are
kuIu iiKi'ntH for It.
Head our ndvortlninenN In tho future
nnd keep po-.tcd In everything new.
KELLER &l SONS,
Specialties in Fruits
Dried Peeled Peaches,
Oregon Petit Prunes,
Imported German Prunas,
301, Cninmwefcil Htiwt,