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LOCAL AND GENERAL NBffS
Ktiizcd Account of Doings in City and
BEIXfl BEAUTIFULLY 1UXORED.
It is really exceedingly surprising
to an Oregoninn to see how wolully
Ignorant is the average Easterner, of
tliN great west, J2.veryoouy mis
heard of California, and its humbug
climate of Tacoma and Seattle
Hid their worse than humbug
bonni. Nobody has heard of the
great empire that divides these two
On the train from California on
Monday morning were two average
lv intelligent gentlemen, natives of
Indiana, who were traveling, slght--ecinir.
They had been to California
ami were returning over tho North
ern Paoille railroad. "Yos," they
wore "gt)ing to Portland, whore
,luv bunged ears to the Northern
Pacific This is Oregon, ah?" Ar
ming at Eugene City: "In tho
Willamette valley, eh? Much of
thi. Kind of country?" Were in
formed that the Willamette valley
v a- over half as large as Indiana,
and probably contained more than
hall' a- much farming land as the
HiK-.ur-.tato: "Ah? In California
tiu- told ui that it never did any
tlniV; i ut rain in Oregon." Their
sittt nt urn was called to the apparent
f.u-t tla.t tiiere had not been enough
ram tin spring. Great surprise!
K iik :itl. doubted their own senses,
and iIk man who was talking with
tlK.n. Of course they know a Cali
iv.i in. ui t oiild not be mistaken !
l4w bed the 'Marion county
Imrder. "Marion county, eh?
cjunty seat ot Marion
They were informed.
' Is Portland much of
The gentleman tried to
nil tiiem null it was? u uuy ui -o,uou
inhabitants. Supreme doubt de
picted m tlu-ir faces and they move
Don't stop in the Willamottc val
ley nor Oregon. No use; because tho
Califoruiau told them so !
Another man came to Seattlo a
few daj s since. Considered a prom
inent nuu in thestato from which he
was "astray." It required a great
deal of talking and argumont to con
vince this gentleman that there was
such a place as Portland, and it re
quired hnost the use of force to get
liinito come over there. These cases
A circular recently issued from
California by a "state olllcial" sets
forth the advantages of that state
in glowing colons, and then sets
forth a number of excursion trips
that might be taken from San Fran
cisco. One was to "Mr. Shasta, and
'ueti'KN,' leaving the Central Pa
cific at etc., etc.;" ono was to
Southern California, one to the
Sandwich Islands, one to Alaska,
and last to "PortTownsond, Seattle,
Tacoma, and Vancouver in Wash
ington Territory and British Colum
bia." Tho book is quite a large one,
iiut nowhere within its covers does
the word Oregon appear. That
shows how beautifully we tiro being
Ignored. Let tho board of Trade
think of thee things to-night.
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Mr. Roland Heed will present
"Humbug," his comedy at tho opera
hou-e, Saturday night, May 5th.
Mr. Peed was tho .original "Koko"
in "The Mikado" and created tho
parts of "Jack Luster" in "Hum
bug," "Dick Smytho" in "Cheek"
and "Samuel IJundy" in "Tho
Woman Hater," and is thostrongost
and best paying eccentric comediun
in the IJ. S. Tho Chicago Times
says: "Roland Reed, supported by
a very good company, appeared at
the Grand, on Sunday night, -in
Marxleu's new play, "Humbug."
it belongs to the prevalent farce
comedy family, though with a
rather more coherent story, absurd
asnniehofit Is, than met of its
trilie, and reckoned as n pieco de
signed to ntTord Mr. Reed opjor
tunity for displaying his, genuine
comedy gifts, may be considered
nircvtMful. Its dialogue Is oris),
w ift and sparkling. Mr. Jleotl has
tin- genuine comedian's gift of
now iii! h liyiuorous Bide to overy-
uniig. He does nuik the part im-uieiiM-ly
strangt-rs Hre beginning to arrive
u the city mrp freely. Those who
bve walked bare with their fttinl
Ih fnm the East will need new
!. StRlger Bros, wjll lit y w ojit
Fresh strawberries nt A. Strong &
Miss Addle Cox is visiting in Port
Old newspapers for sole at this
Strawberries and cream nt A.
Strong & Co's.
Hon. Richard Williams of Port
land is in town.
Thirty bread tlckots for one dol
lar at A. Strong & Co's.
Painless dental operations nt Dr.
T. C. Smith's, 9:2 State street.
Bureau scarfs of tho latest designs
at Bridges a Bozorth's, bank block.
Hon. John J. Daly, of Dallas, was
among the visitors to our city to
day. The delinquent tax li&t will be ad
vertised for sale next weok by Sher
Go to E. L. L. Johnson's for getc
uino bargains ill fancy and staple
The moonlight excursion up the
river to have taken place to-night
lias been postponed.
Lark Bilyeu, the democratic nom
inee for clerk in Lane county came"
down on this morning's train.
Gov. Pennoyer is helping Johnny
Gcarin to disseminate democratic
doctrine at Pendleton to-night.
E. B. Watson of Portland and C.
B. Oral of Cornucopia were appoint
ed notaries yesterday by the govern
or. Donutv Sheriff Hawks, of Port
land, brought Ella Ryan, an insane
woman, to the asylum yesterday eve
ning. A. B. Schwab and Elizabeth
Winkelmann were to-day granted
license to wed by county clerk Chap
man. Two children, aged 0 and i) years,
will play the horn to-morrow on the
street. They are phenomenal musi
cians. Parasols, handkerchiefs, collars,
cuffs, hosiery, corsets, and under
wear at prices that will astonish the
We received a pleasant call this
morning from C. C- King, of
Albany, Ore., and D. H. Ambrose,
J. M. Wright, employed by the
Oregon Land Co. to go to Illinoiu in
tho interest of immigration to Ore
gon started yesterday for his post.
The weather will probably clear
up. "Old Probs" says to-day: Lo
cal rains, followed by fair wcather,
Iower, followed by higher tempera
ture." Take thebabies around to Catterlin
& Hicks' photograph gallery now,
while they have with them an artist
who beats the world on baby
There are many men In Oregon
who can not bound their own state.
Yet every one is bound to havo a
neat, well made, well iitting boot or
shoe. Win. Brown & Co. are bound
to satisfy you.
A friend informs a reporter of the
JouKXAii that there is n man in tho
habit of gatheringswilland garbage,
but the writer begs to say that he
does not go far enough. Ho lnNsos
lots of it.
Referee Ruobon P. Boise Jr. has
resumed taking testimony in tho
Dixie mill case Jno. Munch vs. V.
Kratz, et al., again. Geo. Wash
burn of Eugene and "Ford and
Kaiser of this city are attorneys in
Dorvillo Libboy, Esq., of San
Francisco is in tho city representing
D. Appleton & Co., the school book
publishers. Mr. Libboy is a mem
bur of tho comniitteo on hotels and
accomodations for tho National
Touchers' Association to bo hold in
San Francisco in July.
Deeds froniW. B. Gilbert niastor
in chancery for tho U. S. Circuit
court, to Tho Ankeny farm, were
tiled to-day In the elork's ofllce.
Tract XVII was deeded to Miles C.
Moore, consideration 11800, and the
other 10 tracts to William MoMas-
tera, consideration $71,911,20.
McMastursis an employee of tho
Dundee Mortfwgo Company, and
this deed is probably In trust. Tho
property was sold at masters
sale on Oct. 21st, 18S7.
To-niglit is tho evening of tho
Season Festival." Mimy will avalj
tlinmsfllviw of the onportuiilty of
visiting the gay scene and enjoying
a moat nleaaaut evening. The fol
lowing are the names of the young
ladles who have charge of tlie booths
ami who serve the refreshments In
them. Spring, MIw Wood; Sum
mer, Miss Mtsner; Autumn, Miss
Aitkeo; Winter, Mlw Havsge. Ex
cellent program of music also, at the
y C T. U. Rooms to-night. Ad
mission 10 cents.
Rev. Roberts, of Aumsville, deliv
ered an able discourse, to a large and
appreciative audience, at tho Bap
tist church, last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. George Given and
son Tracy, start this week to Cana
da, their former home, for a six
weeks visit to relatives and friends.
T. B. Patton, our capable and
eftlcicnt county assessor, has now
entered upon the discharge of his
olllcial duties in the vicinity of Cly
mor. Farmers who have not yet llnishod
their spring plowing for summer
fallow, are wishing for more rain,
as it is now too dry to plow on the
The premises of Hon. T. T. Geer
were invaded Friday evening, April
27th, by a party of young people,
who unceremoniously took posses
sion of the house, and proceeded to
entertain Mr. Geer and familv with
social conversation, music, dancing
aim also a bountiful luncheon,
which the thoughtful invaders had
carefully provided, anil carried with
Grandfather Savage, who is now
past eighty years old, one of the
early settlers of the Waldo Hills,
and one whose venerable head with
its hoary locks, many of tho men
and women of to-day remember
from childhood, is lying very low
at the residence of his son-in-law,
L. C. Grilllth, and grave doubts of
his recovery nre entertained.
His children have been summoned
to his bedside, to minister with lov
ing hands all earthly comfort to tho
dear parent who is now Hearing the
The many Mends of "Uncle
George Eolf old and young, groat
and small with good wishes, con
gratulations, and well tilled lunch
baskets, dared "to beard the lion in
liis den" Sunday, April 20th, it being
the eighty-first anniversary of his
birth. Some of his young relatives
conceived the idea of inviting the
friends and neighbors to come and
surprise "Uncle" George and his
good old wife "Aunt Nancy," on
this his birthday. The surprisers
gathered in from every direction,
north, south, east and west and tho
two old people were fully assuied,
by tokens of love, and words of
affection, bestowed alike by rela
tive, friend, and neighbor, of the
respect and estoom in which they
arc held in the hearts of tho peo
Hoard of Trade.
The regular monthly meeting bf
tho Salem Board of Trade occurs to
night at the council chamber at 8
There is a great deal of important
business to be considered, and a full
attendance is desired. The matter
of the publication of tho advertising
pamphlet will be under considcra-
tian, among other things, and every
subscriber to tho advertising fund is
requested to bo present to settle
some disputed matters. The mat
ter of the new depot soon to be
built here by the Oregon & Cali
fornia railroad company will prob
ably bo considered, as well as many
other tilings of importance to the
city and its business interests.
Xnnnrry at lit. Angtl.
In this county, not far from Sll
verton, on the Narrow Guago rail
road, is Mt. Atigel, the home of tho
Benedictine Fathers. The order
now has in course of construction
near the monastery, a nunnery, and
It Is now Hearing completion. The
oarieiiters are llnishing up their
work and the painters are progress
ing with theirs, and all will be lln
ishod about the end of June. The
commencement exercises of Mt
Angel college will take place on the
20th of June, and, If possible, the
dedication of the nunnery will take
place at the same time. It is inten
ded to have a grand celebration on
the occasion of the dedication, at
which Archbishop Gross will pre
side. The building will cost about
120,000. The pryor reports every
thing at Mt. Angel in a flourishing
condition. The vines set out are
doing well, and give promise of
twenty-live clusters of grapes each
this year. About a thousand more
have been set out this spring making
the number on the place 4000.
This remedy is becoming so well
known and so popular as to need no
special mention. All who havo Used
electric bitters sing the same song of
praise. A purer medicine docs not
exist and it is guaranteed to do nil
that is claimed. Electric bitters'will
cure all diseases of the liver and kid
neys, will remove pimples, boils,
salt rheum and other affections'
caused by impure blood. Will drive
malaria from the system and pre.
vent as well as erne all malaria fev
ers. For cure of headache, constipa
tion and indigestion try electric bit
ters Entire satisfaction guaranteed,
or money refunded. Price CO cts.
and $1.00 per bottle at II. W. Cox's
Chalk ami Talk.
Rollo Kirk Bryan tho great "chalk
talker" will appear in this city to
morrow. At four o'clock ho gives a
free entertainment at tho opera
house, and at 8 o'clock ho gives Ills
general entertainment. Admission
25 cents. His entertainments are
very interesting, having a good deal
the character of Thos. Nasts work,
except that ho mes both hands at
tho same time. Every one should
go and see his wonderful cartoon
For Books, Stationery ft Fancy Goods !
III L I a
OS, STATE STREET.
ASK TO BE SHOWN
Cash (lioccry Store.
Among our new advertisers ap
pears the name of Mr. Isaac Steluer,
proprietor of tho Casli Grocery Store,
121 State street. Mr. Steiner has
but recently cfttne to Salem, but wo
feel certain that it will not be long
beforo he has built up a lino trade
with our citizens. Ho is the kind of
man that people like to do business
with. Call and niako his acquaintance.
Calllunrin, the Li ml of Dltcot cries.
Why will you lay awake all night,
coughing, when that most effective
and agreeable California remedy,
Santa Abie, will glvo you Immediate
roliof? Santa Abie is tho only
guaranteed euro for consumption,
asthma and nil bronchial complaints.
Sold only In large bottles, at. $1.
Three for $2.50. D. V. Matthews
& Co., Kid State street, Salem, will
be pleased to supply you, and
guarantee relief when used as direct
ed. California Cat-R-Curo never
fails to rolievo catarrh or cold in tho
head. Six months treatment, $1.
By mail, $1.10.
Marriages For April.
County clerk Chapman issued the
following marriage licenses during
the month : Ulysses Loron and
Magaret Gay; Jas. S. Rains and
Sarah L. Bariiau;.IolinPiekrell and
Emma Carey; T. D. Ruatoll and
Susan E. Jefforsou; C. B. Pruobstel
and Clara Mount; Geo. Maok and
Loru Chapman; S. L. Layson and
Martha B. Miller; Daniel Frodnian
and May Zoilner; A. A. Osbom and
Anna Kelly; O. P. Randall and
Bessie J'yburn; Geo. W. Hoover
and Emm IX Smith; Wylle A.
Moorea ami Florence V. Elgin.
Wo take pleasure in calling atten
tion to the advertisement in to-day's
issue of Dugan Bros., plumbers, gas
and steam fitters. These gentlemen
havo lately moved into their present
improved quarters, where they have
increased facilities for executing or
ders. Wo can heartily recommend
them ns lino workmen, and for their
attention to business.
CRANE'S STATIONERY, PLAIN AND FANCY. ASHTON LE
GAL CAP, PLAIN AND NUMBERED. TYPE WRITERS'
MATERIAL. ACME WRITING AND SCHOOL
TABLETS. CARER'S PENCILS AND PEN
HOLDERS. RUBBER BANDS AND
COMPASS PENCILS, ONLY TO BE SEEN TO BE AP
PRECIATED. McGlLL'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
BETTER THAN THE OXFORD. RROOKS'
NORMAL TEACHER. PAGE ON
TEACHING. TRACY'S TEACH
ERS' RECORD. NORMAL
Roberts' Rules of Order.
SCRIBNER LOG BOOK. GILLCIIRIST'S MANUEL FOR IN
FANTRY OFFICERS, (PRICE $1.00). UPTON'S TACTICS
AND REED'S REVISED EDITION, (60 CENTS.
For FYu.it . Growers :
PEAR CULTURE FOR PROFIT, ($1.00). DOWNING'S REVISED
NEW EDITION FRUITS AND FRUIT TREES OK AMER
ICA, ($5.00). INSECTS INJURIOUS TO FRUITS, ($!)).
THOMAS' AMERICAN FRUIT CULTUR1ST,
PRICE $2. HOP CULTURE NEW
AND REVISED EDITION,
9S, STATE ST.
G BEAT REDUCTION
Scl Dickens, 15 Volumes, half llussia, Usual Trice $32.50, Our Price $20.00.
Scl Lvllon, 2G " Clolli, fiill lop, " ' .'2.50, " 1.50.
Set Tliafkcray, II " Hall' Morocco, " " 22.50, " 15.00.
Scl Waverlv, 12 " Hair blue Calf, " " 32.50, " 17.50.
Set I'l. 1'. lioc, 15 " Clolli, " " 22.50, " IS.00.
Scl Capt. M. Ilciil, 10 Vols. Clolli, " " 15.00, " 10.00.
Fine Line of Papeterie in Latest Styles,
J. BENSON STARR'S.
118, State Street,
J. I. Cuhj TliroBhiiijj nuiuliluu
company, npp., vs. AV. H. SniltU,
reap.; appail from Marion county;
argued and submitted. L. B. Cox
and Richard Williams attorneys for
app.; Tilmoii Ford and Win. Kultur
uttornuyB for reap.
S. Fnrrar 4 Co.
Keep a well selected stock of groc
eries and provisions, which are of
fered tU bedrock prices.
otablee a specialty.
In Kwleiii, iOremin, April SO,
UI 1W11IU1 .1. I'l
2yeur old wn
The child's remains were laid
away In tho I. O. O. F. cemetery
this afternoon. Tho sorrowing
vounir imrantfl lmvo tho heartfelt
sympathies of n host of friends.
Carpcis, Shades, PorlicM,
Dress Goods, Trimmings,
Clolliing anil Hals.
Largest Stock anil Lowest Prices !
OfifCnll and bo convinced.
J. M. Rosenberg & Co.,
Wliite -: Corner.
In tho Willamette Viilkiy 1h tliu
DAILY AND WUBKIX
Itawn He)' do.
Bargains In luce and embroidery
at tln Opera House corner on Tues
day and Wednesday, May 1st mid
M only. Look out for the display
In tle corner window and go In and
iSMUiine tjie goods and iirvjut
lx astonished at tlie prices.
HAHirA-Mve mllw uortbwt of Uf-
I1mm, Mr. Mary nUw.
Site was born May, 21, lbll, and
was almost 74 years old. She whs
one of tlis pioneers of Oregon. Hur
life Jutd been oue of faithful work,
and although taken away suddenly
by death, her hope whs bright, and
.he said she was ready to
die. She I1411I been a mcmter of the
('liiistMii ohurcli since 18M. rimerm
sen-ices were held at the house,
after wljleh many friends followed
hqrrwmjlnjf (o die Cox e cemetery.
She left u ItuslMiid, Niul kgvaral
children who havo settled down in
tu life. Many frljmds sympathize us-
I peeially with the aged husband.
The Standard Combination Fence!
No. 260 Commarcial St.
All Style if Fencing Mfiulo to Order
ON 8HOKT jNOTJOIB.
Rock Bottom Grocery,
T. BUCHANAN, Piioi'.,
Cor. Court unil WIrU Streets,
Kf tWMMMUjy oh Imiwl a full llmxtf
Jn .leni who wtah to rwigh out Cor sml m
tiuro the iiih nlilrwit country trmki
11I1011I1I Hilvfirtlitt) Im tlitt
Weekly Capital Journal !
Tlwt no mlvertMuwMt in tl dftllr imm
the town ooile; but the wmklf etlltfcm
Catclics tk Fanners!
l'w tsrnw, uiily to
Capital Journal Publishing Co.,
.I.K. II. SllllfAltl), .Muimnw.
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