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LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS
Ittiiztd Account of Doings in Cily and
ANOTHER INDUSTRIAL INSTITUTION.
H Goes up in Smoko Willi llio Woolen
Jlill, and Chair Factory.
The loud ringing of the fire bell
awoke the city at one o'clock this
morning, to find the Agricultural
orks building on Trade and High
streets, u mass of llanies. The lire
originated in the engine and boiler
room at the west end of the build
ing, and was discovered by the night
workman employed at the electric
light machines, a short time after,
but too late too do nny good
with buckets. James Itcnnic, who
lives near, heard the alarm raised by
the night man, and, as he had just
come home from his work at the
mills, he was yet dressed, and no
time was lost in responding. These
tw o then coupled some hose at the
agricultural works to a hydrant, but
the pressure received from the water
works would uot throw water four
feet from the nozzle, and Tiger's
hose team, which soon after had a
line of hose from the hydrant at the
X. W. comer of Trade and High
streets, experienced the same trou
ble. The water company allows the
pressure to run down at 9 o'clock
every night, at the pump house, and
only puts the pressure on after the
Arc bell rings, or are notified of a fire,
and thereby hangs tho tale. Had
there been any pressure even after
tho hose boys had their line out, the
building could have been saved, but
as it was, no water was thrown on
to the lire until the engines arrived,
which was too late, tho fire having
been communicated to the main
building, and having gotten a heavy
Tho main building was occupied
by tho electric light plant of the
Oiegou Electric Light Company in
the basement ; by Churchill and
Cooke as a planing mill and sash
and door factory on the main floor ;
by Thomas Holman's fanning mill
factory, etc., in the rest of the
building. Of course, as soon as the
fire got into tho factory of Churchill
and Cooke, filled as it was with dry
shavings, chips, lumber, etc., the
savinc of tho building became a
hopeless impossibility. The firo
burned brightly foroverthreo hours,
when it was gotten under control
there being nothing left to bur,
The liremen worked hard, and did
the best that could have been done
by anybody, but there was no use.
They hud hard work to tave the
cottage of A. Avert at 173 High
street, which was badly scorched.
Had the weather been dry, with tho
hid which was blowing, there is
no tclliug what might have been
the result. Burning shingles, and
huge sparks were carried clear across
BThe total losses of the fire will ex
ceed 75,000, and on this there is not
more than 2,000 insurance. Thos.
Holiuan owned tho building, the
electric light plant, machinery, etc.
His losses are on the building $25,
000, machinery and material be.
longing to his fanning mill and
grain cleaner factory, 8,000, stock
&.000, and the electric light plant is
worth -.14,000. Of this, Mr. Holman
thinks the incandescent dynamo
can probably be repaired at light ex
pense; but the othor two will
probably lmvo to be returned to
Boston to have tho colls rewound.
Churchill and Cooke lose about
$.30,000, with no insurance.
Mr. Holman intends to rebuild
Hie building at once, makingit only
'no stories instead of three. He
will got his elcctrio light plant
forking as soon as possible.
N?crul persons who have resi
ueiiees in process of construction will
M keenly tho loss of the 6ash and
r factory, as it will retard work
u tin ir buildings. Tho specillca
gous for the fancy work of O. E.
Krausse's new cottage were in tho
Jw , uf R. s. Wallace's now residonce
t. very likely.
The building was erected by
Abraham Movers about 1870. on
""""Hed moncv. etc.. $10,000 ofl
ui h t as borrowed from tho state
uen drover was governor. The
Jilling cost Meyers, or rather his
""ends, 3O,o00, and swamped the
ire crowd. The building and
jjjawnt property has gone through
ny u iitudos of law, and law
wta, ami lias seen numerous
n-rs. Meyers first idea was to
lhl a manufactory of ngrieul
"j1! implements and inaoliiuory.
" n an institution or mis
w. and valuable property
Othihir xcaa tanvnA mm
was saved from the fire
a tnfaa ImvA tint lie8H
mhI, and it Is not known
Jher the books aad accounts of
"w institution are vd or not.
LAST NIGHT'S JOLLIFICATION.
Eory Republican Man, Woman anil
Cliilil Wild Mith Joy, Five
Probably Salem never saw a
crowd of people so full of enthusiasm
gatherod together before, as centered
at the opera house last night to join
with tho democrats in "thanking
God that it was no worse" only
from different causes. Chairman
Geo. H. Burnett presided with good
humor and dignity, and atpr music
by the baud, short speeches were the
order. Secretary J. T. Gregg of the
state committee was first called on
to tell "how it was done," which he
did in a brief but straight out way.
Hon. John Minto told "why it was
done," and he did not give the demo
crats anything to be thankful over
at all. Hon. Edwin T. Hatch, state
senator elect from Polk, told what
was the matter over there, and his
deft turning of a point made against
Corporal Tanner by a democratic
paper of this city, so that it re
bounded against "our friends, the
enemy" pretty .hard, brought down
the house. Hon. Chas. 33. Moorcs
told what relation the result held to
him, or he to the result, and how a
woolen buttonhole bouquet did not
seem to please some of tho victims
of the lato "riot." Hon. Wm. Arm
strong, representative elect from
Marion, told what wo should do
with it, now that we had it, and
Prof. M. Q. Lane, tho "war boss"
of republicanism, who has stood in
close relationship to a man whom
tho republicans love, for a number
of years, In fact since his birth,
told how good he, and wo all feel,
and the program was declared to bo
at an end, tho audience leaving the
hall, chceiing as they went. Several
pieces of music were interspersed
with tho speaking, and every tell
ing point was cheered to tho echo,
and a call for "three cheers for the
grand old republican party,"
brought men, women and everybody
to their feet in a wild hurrah.
Fruit ice cream, at Strong & Co.'s.
The overland train was an hour
late this morning.
Call on Winters & Thomas for the
best groceiies in town.
Painless dental operations at Dr.
T. C. Smith's, 02 State street.
Cream soda, ico cream soda, milk
shakes, lemonades, atStrong& Co.'s.
State Senator elect, J. C. Fuller
ton, of Douglas county, is in the
E. 33. McElroy, wife and son Col
eridge, returned from Benton coun
ty, this morning.
Senator Dolph has secured an in
crease in the mail service from Brit
tan to Granite, in this state, to two
trips a week, to take effect July 1st
This morning, Miss Daisy Lockley
regaled tho employes of this olllce
with a basketful of cherries picked
with her own hands, which weic
J. L. Taylor, McKlnlcy Mitchell,
Dr. J. M. Kcenc, "W. J. Eagan, J.
C. Barnes, W. S. Taylor, and S. J.
Kerr, of Gervals, attended tho ratifi
cation meeting last night.
Graham Glass has sold tho Polk
County Itemizer to W. A. Wash, an
experienced newspaper man, and
now retires from the editorial tripod.
Wo wish our now brother quill
Three tramps, confined for larceny
in tho Jackson county jail, pried off
tho doors of their cells with a largo
steel bar on Tuesday night, and got
off. They were re-capturea nt uoiu
Hill yesterday afternoon.
There will bo a musical recital at
nt tho univorsity cliapol to-morrow
(Friday) at S p. m. to which the
public are invited. Admission free.
This recital is by pupils most of
whom lmvo never appeared in
One Ilundrrf nd Two rs.
To-morrow Mrs. Elizabeth Smith,
mother of Hon. Frobitus Smith, will
reach an ago seldom gained in tills
day of fast living. To-morrow will
bo tho ono hundred anil iocouu an
niversary of the birth of this most
estimable old lady. She has been
confined to her bod for several
months, ami i said to bo gradually
losing strength, so it is hardly likoly
she will ever we another birthday.
it i utiil of her that whona gin sno
made the assertion that she would
iiv. tn lw one hundred and two
years old, and now her prophecy
has been fulfilled.
PI Parties having wool to sell will
find It to their advantage by calling
on Porstnar Tiffany & Co's, 297
CommeroJal street, Balem, Oregon
SPRING IN THE WESTERN STATES
The Season HaeKwani A Glauce
at the World Through nr
Wo give the fMtouiivc description of the
country )Fd through n the whs to In
diRnnpoUe, from i delayed letter of Hitler
After a good night's rest we awake
hi Illinois, and rise between 6 and 0
o'clock. The soil looks dark and
rich, grass luxuriant. Apple trees
and lilacs are in bloom, tho season
being in advance of Minnesota.
Small picturesque lakes are passed,
and large creameries denote the util
izing ot pasture. Occasionally Osage
orange fences remind ono of the
hawthorn hedges that fence old
England's fields. Some land is
marked of! for corn, but it is early
for that cereal. Wheat is scon cov
ering tho ground amid last year's
corn stalks. But few of the large
cribs, usually so prominent in this
region, arc noted.
From appearances, Oregon hns not
all the muddy roads in the world.
WTe pass considerable laud lying
low, flat and wet ; but the prairie,
where cultivated, looks very rich.
The sky is cloudless, but the ground is
as wet with dew as if there liad been
a rain. The road bed is smooth and
wo glide along nt a lively pace. Now
we pass the cemetery where the ex
ecuted anarchists are buried.
WTc approach Indianapolis rapidly,
and are evidently getting into a
warmer region, for tho corn is
planted and coming up well. Wheat
is further advanced, but not equal
to the Willamette valley crops. It
looks spotted as though worms had
eaten patches bare. It has ti ragged
J. W. W.
To Her .athe lllahre.
On Tuesday evening, Old Eliza,
relict of tho old Indian chief Quin
aby, who departed this life aboutfive
years ago, the result of a too liberal
patronage of tho holidays, leturncd
to this city, the homo of her fathers,
after a two years' absence at the res
ervation at Grand Ronde.
Mrs. Quinaby is now upwards of
80 years of age, it is said, and she
tells a very pitiful tale of her condi
tion. Sho says she arrived late
Tuesday night, "clatawa camp, halo
fire, halo muckmuck, nikahinsticke
muckmuck, halo ; chako sleep ; next
day sun, halo muckmuck chaco,
uika clatawa, nanego Boston tilll
cums, potlach hiyu yaqua sun
muckmuck," pointing to tho east.
"Nikn bias ancoty, nika halo tilli
cunis middlite. Sposo nika sick,
halo tilllcum cliaco, potlach muck
muck, halo chako lire, halo chako
chuck ; nika bias wake close squaw.
Copa reservation, halo flour, halo
muckmuck, chako Salem, nanego
Boston tilllcum, sposo maybo pot
lach muckmuck copa nika." All of
which means that old Eliza has a
hard time of it. Nobody to help
her nothing to eat, and that she is
hard up generally.
Elba is very bright, even yet, and
could weave a very interesting tale
of early days in Oiegon. To tho
younger population who nover had
tho honor of Quinaby's acquaint
ance, it is proper to say that ho was
a chief of ono of tho tribes of this
part of the valley probably tho
Clicmekctos. Eliza does not like to
be called Mrs. Quinaby. Sho says
Its bad luck for a squaw to kcop her
man's name after ho dies. There
fore she is now simply Ellu Old
The Depot Building.
A Jouuxal reporter, through tho
kindness of Mr. W. A. Gradohl, tho
mechanlo in charge of tho work, was
shown the plans for tho now depot
building now under course of
erection In this city. It is on tho
plan adopted by tho Southern
Pacific railroad company, and up to
date, Orogon has no depot building
that is any way near as attractive
as this will bo. It is U bo of tho
Queen Anno stylo of architecture, a
main building and an L. Tho main
building will bo two stories in
height, will contain two waiting
rooms, 20x31 oaoh, and an oflieo 13
feet 0 inches by 14 feet 8 Inches, with
n largo buy window the full width of
tho olllce, extending to the second
story. The gable is to tho oast and
west, and will be finished in
shingles, and very fancy. The L
will contain a room 20x20 for bag
gage. Thora are two rooms up
stairs. In the roar is a covered
drive way, which will admit the
driving of passenger right to the
depot, and letting them out of cnlw
therein the dry, iustoad of in the
rain, as heretofore. The building
will be vory funcy, and will please
the Baleiu nubile real well. Work
will be pushed on it as rapidly as
1 Two girls to do dining room work.
Enquire at the Cheinekte hotel.
REED'S OPERA HOUSE.
ONE NIGHT ONLY.
Saturday, June 9, 1888.
The leading Viuute lllo Kntertalmnent
Of the Worlii! Mum itcmnlol Mnrunol.
ties! More expensive acts t linn any othur
nmvuuj; itiinomHuoii in .nienon.
ItEILLY & WOOD'S
Rig Show, Brass Ruiil and Orchestra.
Inter. tronirer Bin! reter than any
auueIMecoinpNti) that has eor sltetl
the coast. A strictly all feature show. One
m me imnriivii uvuures dciiik the ixuox
1-vmiia () llnliert. Arthur. Samuel,
Charles, fiPorvo. mill PrntiL 1 hn iriiwti.t
fNUureseer brought from Kurope. The
i:iminmiu oi I'lianinion. xne naromtic
mnrelsortheajp Introducing their grout
success, " The Kallintr Column' perlhrinrit
onli bv these artists. Ten other lenturos
and concluding with the nmnlpt-t Irish
coined) ever written, entitled "Skxatou
JlChu--" liook out Tor tho grand street
vwrnile. lte-m ed seats on -sale, nt l'atton's
book store. Admission o!) cents, roor cd
seats 75 cents.
01UII II 0 ilUbllUl
Carpets Hugs, Croekcrj , Wns WnrcTTIn.
ware, Stationer) .Xotlonsofnll Rescript lou,
Mirrors, Pictures, Cornice l'oles. Moulding
and Window bhndes. l'Ictui o framing and
all kinds ofjob woilt In wood a specialty.
Tobacco and Cigars.
Goods sold on tho Installment plan
Auction salo every Saturday.
B-Highest c.ish prlco paid for second
O. F. SMITH,
Largest S(onk in tlic Slate, Best Discount.
Send for catalogue. Call for prices for Job
Printing lowest in Oregon.
E. M. WAITE, Salem, Or.
The Standard Combination Fence!
No. 260 Commercial St.
All Styles of Fencing Made to Order
ON SHORT NOTICE
HORSESHOEING ! 1
All tho lmnroC(l methods of shooing
shnnlnir shoes, to euro diseases of tho foot
nnd for tho correction of faulty action, con
traction ana intonenng, nseu. i gunrnnieo
satisfaction In all cases, liefer to any well
Known Horseman in uregon.
JOHN KNIGHT, The Horseshoer,
300 Commercial sticct, Salem, Or.
East Side Liberty, opp.iOpera House,
S. B. W-A.TKINS, -:- Prop.
t9.Mealsntnll hours, IromGotoS'iCSa
CR0NISE & WILSON.
(In Stato Insurance llullding)
Good work, l'air prltos. Prompt. Ito
ltahlo. VARIETY STOKE!
W, M. SARGEANT
ICeepi n lino stock of
Wall Paper, Borders and Centers,
BABY BUGGIES, EXPRESS WAGONS,
Toy Tool Ghosts, Velocipedes, Ilieycles,
IHSKETS, and all kinds of fit tlll-S
Moulding and Frames Made to Order.
TImus pa par, lanes nnd centsrs, JKin't
forget thu urtlst material, such as Tube
ItolhU of all kinds, llnulion of all sizes, and
Menders. Also the Of
GOLD PAINT-READY MIXED,
JIaWt for frames ot all lzn.ln fitstwary
thing ol4) that wi bo thought of.
Come and Soe for Yourselves 1
GAS AND STEAM FITTERS,
Sleani and Plumbing Goods,
S State Wr,-..
SAIiBM, : : : : OIIEGON.
OF COB 1011
YOU USE GILLOTT'S 401-80,1, OR SPENCER IAN, OR A IUMV
ROAD STEEL PEN WHICH COSTS YOU
One Cent Each !
You Use a New One Every Two Days.
YOU CAN BUY A
Mai Todd Diamond Pointed Gold Fen
FOR ?1.2o, -VHICII IS -WARRANTED FOR TEN YEARS. GMT
YOU NOT SEE THE ECONOMY IN RUYING
GOLD IN PLACE OF STEEL?
T. McF. PATTON, Sole Agent
WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED A
LARGE AND COMPLETE LINE OF
Sunday School and Day School . Reward Cards
ALSO, SEVERAL THOUSAND
Embossed Pictures for Scrap Albums
NOTICE THE DISPLAY IN SHOW WINDOW.
98, STATE ST.
GREAT SLAUGHTER !
Hnving been continued as Assignee of A. Mayer, I will uott
oiler the entire stock of
Dry Goods, Fancy Goods,
And Gents' Furnishing Goods,
IT A GREAT MIKE!
To Closb Ti-iism Out.
.. None. Reserved, .all .'.Musi .'.Go!
YOU WHO HAVE MOBTEY
Can Secure Bargains !
All Sales Strictly for Cash.
ON LARGE BODY FIR WOOD.
i niru- iiia lt ntwllty of law fir wood
lu ftr iml UtU ami ovar, wiwl twice, t
n liercwd: Mtwwi oiuw.Kt Ml If you wiwt
OfllfewithO. W. JOb'Wf). OwoBrtf-
ntm ti nrnti f tm
HyHtrBf4r ' -y Offl tolifi row wUl
lfdmr fimilo8Hitte your MtfuUir miiV
Attnlgnwj of A. Mnync
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