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EVENING CAPITAL JOURNAL.
gATUBDAY, AUGUST 18, 18S8.
Dr. Jennings went to Portland to
day. Miss AUle Mellen came home on
the morning train.
Hiss Annie Wright 1b very sick
Pn her father's farm up the river.
Mrs. J. W. Webb went to Aurora
i04&y on a visit to her daughter,
Mrs. Owens, the talented temper
ance lecturer will speak at Jefferson
to-night and to-morrow.
Mrs. B. J. Wagner, who has been
visiting her parents at Squirrel Hill,
has returned to Portland.
Fred Snyder, the wounded boy at
Mehama, is reported by a gentleman
just from there, as doing well.
Hon. J. H. Slater, and W. A. Mun
ly, private secretary to the governor,
vent to Portland on the noon train.
Ex-Gov. Moody returned home
last night, but leaves again on Mon
day to look after his business inter
ests at The Dalles.
Presiding Elder C. C. Poling of
the Evangelical church, and family
have returned from their seaside
outing- of several weeks.
Mrs. Lydia McCully has returned
from Jefferson, where she has been
visiting her friend, Mrs. A. J.
Thomas, whose health has not im
proved of 'late.
Tlie youngest son of Mr. Steeves
of the California Bakery arrived to
day from Prince Edward's Island,
Dominion of Canada. He will
probably attend the Willamette
Rev. A. R. Medbury has gone to
Oregon City to preach to-morrow,
and Rev. Mr. Rieman will occupy
the pulpit of the Baptist church
here in the morning and will deliver
his illuminated lecture at night.
Ex-Sheriff Minto has decided to
accept the position of collector of
accounts for the firm of Staver &
Walker, Portland. Ho will have a
large field. But his experience and
success in the same line as collector
of taxes, while sheriff of this coun
ty, afford the guarantee that he
will do good work for the Arm. His
Tork will be mostly In Eastern Ore
ton for a time. His home will still
be in Salem.
County Recorder Starr's right
hand man, L. F. Conn, is very
much right handed just now. In
fact he is "boil"-ing over in that
part of his anatomy and will not be
a "write" handed nor a right han
dy man till the boil subsides. (After
the severe mental strain following
the foregoing effort the local item
izsr was observed to go on Commer
cial street probably to reduce the
cerebral temperature with a dish of
Art You Vaccinated?
McMinnville has a case of small
pox. Man' persons have been ex
posed to the contagion by the victim
and the boon companion by whom
he was infected wliilo drinking and
associating. Suppose, that in conse
quence, old topers and modorate
drinkers should now bo afraid to go
round to their old haunts, the sa
loons, that new county seat of Yam
hill might break out simultaneously
ith small pox and a temperance
boom. The authorities are using
precautions to prevent the spread of
On Thursday night was heard a
sound as though the branch road
from the O. P. railroad heading to
the Cascades had reached Salem and
nad a track along State street. For
he veritable whistle and puff, puff
w a moving engine were to be heardj
it proved, however, to be a heavy
traction engine, propelled by steam,
tawing harvesting apparatus from
fleld on one side of town to
wother one on the east of the city.
Miss Julia Chamberlln, one of
Salem's most accomplished music
nand teachors has gone to Seattle
to aeume the princlpalship of the
usic department, of Washington
Little Vera, 3-yoar-old dnughterof
r. and Mrs. W. H. Byare, full and
WvKe hnr ami VAatanlm iifr.irrirwu
H le Mrentu. nr nhsAtit nr Mnlmtiin.
. Cuslo sot the ann and the little
nt is doing woll.
oU,y Henderson, about 3 feet
"8h. te Baton's smallest and eutest
)'. Astride of his biqyole he
! be dally Hjon toiling the San
CMlirei Cry fePitdtert Casteria
IN TUB SUBURBS.
New Bnildingsfiood GardensThe
Orphans and the Sick.
In a drive around the eastern part
of town, a Journal reporter noted
that Mr. Dove, a newcomer from
Minnesota, has erected a neat little
house for residence, and his neigh
bor, Mr. Robt, Ashburn, the baker
at the asylum, is building another
for himself and family. In that
neighborhood are young peach trees
proving that this fruit can bo grown
with considerable success in any or
dinary season in the Willamette, al
though it is not its natural home.
H. W. Savage Is fixing up a new
windmill, and adding a hundred
feet to his greenhouse.
The grounds and gardens of the
asylum, orphans' home and private
residences show the richness of the
soil and ability to keep vegetation
green and growing through summer
months when not a drop of rain
falls. Seeing cabbage, squash, beets,
potatoes and corn, fresh nud green,
the writer's companion, a Kansas
man, remarked that with no more
rain there than had here fallen dur
ing the past weeks crops would be
fast drying up. And the papers and
private letters say that tho hot
winds are already cutting down the
crops in some parts of that state
from one-third to one-half, or even
more. No wonder that people there
catch tho western fever, when reli
able word reaches them of the advan
tageous contrast. Bo sure and keep
Tho Orphans' home was visited.
The large, new building has too re
cently been described in these col
umns to need further mention. Un
der Mrs. Dr. Shelton's matronly care
are twelve boys and six girls from
various counties, their ages varying
from three months to thirteen years.
The oldest is a girl one of W. S.
Smith's, the deaf mute. She and
Kitty Miller prove very helpful to
tho matron. The youngest child is
George, a very bright and interest
ing babe of three months, evidently
of intelligent parentage, but sup
posed to be abandoned by both
father and mother, becauso born out
of wedlock. It is tho pet of the
household. Tho child is very sick
of an infantile aliment. Should it
recover it is offered for adoption by
any ono who would satisfy the
ladles' committee that it would have
a good home and be well cared for.
The next call was at Mr. E. N.
Law's. Ho is the gentleman who
met with tho accident to his kneo
at the saw mill. Being a total ab
stainer from all intoxicating liquors,
and in good health, tho wound is
rapidly healing. The only question
is whether the bones will knit so as
to make a stiff joint. As there is no
hope of its ever being fit for use this
is more desirable- than a limber and
useless leg, yielding no support, and
with tho knees always out of place.
Mr. and Mrs. Law show commend
able philosophy, over the event, and
instead of bewailing their misfor
tune speak gratefully of tho kindness
of strangers who, they say, could
not have acted more generously if
they had been old neighbors of a
lifetime. The employes of tho asy
lum were particularly good If any
distinction could bo made In sit
ting up of nights, two at a time
when that was necessary. Salem
certainly keeps up her reputation in
tills direction. Though not a hint
was uttered by them, it is reasonable
to suppose that further help will be
needed and acceptable, for a while,
Ahead on Comparison.
The Statesman should be present
ed with the champion belt or cako
or whatever might be appropriate
for tho man who can go clear ahead
of everybody else in the matter of
chaste, classical and patriotic com
parisons. In its editorial columu
to-day it compares tho president of
the United States with u dog and
makes tho official head of the nation
come out "second best." Not long
since it was a hog that it compared
the president with, and then tho
hog was reported to boon n par
with, if not ahead of, the chief
A False Knmor.
"An onnuiror" is informed that
there is beliovod tobo no foundation
for the supposition that the Salem
boot and shoo dealers are ubing any
influence with the city couneil to
liavo thorn allowed tht big, ugly
nalla to stick out of the sluewalKs
an Inoh or two to Um detriment of
pedestrians' boots and shoes.
As tlw opening of the Mhools
draws near, houses will be in de
mand. Subscribe for the Juvkxal.
Go to church to-morrow.
Good Templars meet to-night.
Call on Winters & Thomas for the
best groceries In town 1
It will soon be time to lay in your
supply of winter wood.
Painless dental ODerations at Dr.
T. C. Smith's, 92 State street
Cream soda, ico cream soda, milk
shakes, lemonades, at Strong& Co.'s
The circus will be In Salem a
week from Tuesday, and tho state
iair lour weeks from Monday.
It Is beautiful, fair weather, if you
doubt it, look up to the white flag of
tho U. S. signal service on the court
Joe Simon, living ten miles down
tho river saved a drowning man
who had floated three miles, Inst
Permission to wed was issued by
County Clerk Babcock to Hyall
Corbin and Esther Layson, both of
The Summerville flro would mako
an excellent text from which our
iusurauco agents could preach a
good, practical sermon.
Modesty forbids repeating tho kind
words volunteered from all sides
about the Journal. They shall
continue to be deserved.
Salem is to havo a Christian
science class and an experienced
teacher, to commence on 'Monday
nt tho parlors of Mrs. Asa McCully.
Will you kindly mention to your
neighbor, if ho is not taking a
weekly paper containing the county
news, that the Journal is only ono,
dollar a year?
Dr. J. C. Byrd did not long wait
for a purchaser of his good practice.
Dr. Mason, an ablo dentist, will
find a welcome in both business and
Tho business part of Summerville,
Union county, is in ashes, a lire
having started in tho bank, and
made great havoc. Loss, about $20,
000. Insurance but $4,000.
At the court house to-day, in the
estate of J. R. Coleman, near Cham
poeg, Sheriff Croisan sold tho prop
erty to tho state of Oregon for $1,005,
tho amount of tho mortgage.
Post Intelligencer : It is said that
Dan Lamont was so much benefited
by his recent fishing excursion that
Mr. Cleveland will soon be able to
commence work on his lotter of ac
ceptance. Tho Oregonian quotes tho Cap
ital Journal's item concerning
James Anderson of Jefferson and the
successful treatment of tho cateract
on his eyo by Dr. E. C. Brown, the
oculist, of Portland.
This hot weather and freedom
with which fruit, not always just as
ripe or fresh as itshould be, Is eat, are
inducing some bilious fovers, the
doctor ssay. It'pays to bo a little care
ful about theso things at this season.
James Warner painted Ex-Gov.
Moody's house this summer and is
now treating tho ornamental fence
roundthelawn and garden to a coat.
It would havo been done before
but business has been rushing him
and his men.
The Astorian Pioneer says, "Tho
entire police force and tho pound
master went out on a skirmish
yesterday and captured five bows."
The writer probably intended to
say "cows," but tho types havo
their own way of expressing a truth.
of public instruction all hands
are busy mailing stacks of supplies
of examination questions, blank cer
tificate books, County Supt. blank
registers and receipt books, and an
almost endless correspondence, all
over tho state.
Our morning contemporary is
always abusing somebody. Now it
is publishing to tho world that an
old gentleman at Rock creek ac
cused Mr. Wm. England, tho
Salem banker, of being a proaoher.
It seems to havo no fear of a libel
suit boforo itseyos.
Tho Valet Bick family are having
a rough time of it. There are no
low than nine children, and the
mother is in very poor health. Tho
futhor is a hard working, sober clti
xen but it must be dlftlcult to make
wages sufficient for the ordinary and
oxtmordluary wants of such a nu
The first M. E. Church of Ros
hurt; has incorporated with Marshal
Roller, J hh. K. Mitchell, John Brum
baugh, Edwin It. Riahardson and
David Moore as Incorporators. Ob
ject to build chureh property, dis
seminate the christian religion, and
advance the inteHeetual and mond
interact of society. Capital stock
Cream soda, Ice cream soda, milk
hake, lemonades at Strong & Co. 'a
THE HOME OF TUB T00R.
As nothing has appeared in print
for some time about Marion county's
"home for the poor," perhaps a
sketch of that place would prove In
teresting to at least a few of tho
Considerable credit is duo to tho
present manager, Mr. Illldgc, and
his wife, as they havo proved to bo
the right peoplo in tho right place;
and as the time draws near, when
they go to their own farm, they
must surely leave with a conscience
clear that they havo tried to fulfill
their trust. There havo also been
somo valuable improvements made
during their administration, which
add a much better appearauco to
tho place. There are somo old
gentlemen as Inmates there who
consider it a duty as well as a
pleasure to improvo their home by
clearing up the land and, fitting It
for cultivation. In a few years, if
they are as diligent as they havo
been In the past, Marlon county
will have to Invest in some more
real estate on which to install its
poor, so that tho:o who are able can
help to earn their living. There are
two old gentlemen there who should,
by all means, bo drawing pensions,
having served in tho war for several
years, and received wounds which
disable them from earning their
own living, and it seems a shame
that these old soldiers should die In
tho poor house; but with the aid of
Mr. Illidge, they aro still trying to
obtain their just dues, but havo not
met with success as yet. And there
aro some who aro able to do a littlo
work, if only enough for bodily
exercise, but they prefer "sitting in
tho shade." Mrs. York is tho only
lady inmate there, and as many
know, was deserted by her husband,
then sent to tho asylum, and after
wards taken to tho poor house.
Perhaps some peoplo would say tho
proper place for her is in tho asylum,
as sho is subject to epileptic tits, and
requires constant waching by tho
worthy matron, Mrs. Illldgc.
Besides theso there aro also some
who through sickness and trouble
havo becomo poor, and as they havo
no relatives to support them In
their declining days thoy aro very
unwillingly supported by tho
Perhaps, right hero, it might bo
said that prohibition might prove a
remedy which would prevent so
many of our citizens from ending
their last days in tho poor house,
and others being taxed to support
them. D- T.
The Oregon l'aclllc Hard at It.
Mr. E. M. Walto called at this
ofllco to tell the result of hlsobserva
tlons on tho railroad. ThoO. & C.
is busy laying mils, having already
passed Stay ton. Tho engineers
expect to pass Don Smith's this fall
If somo considerable bridges and
blasting do not hinder. Mr. Walte
and others went up tho track live
miles beyond Smith's, and t award
the narrows, and found that tho
winter rains had hardly washed out
anything wortli speaking of. There
Is a camp of engineers there, and, as
easy, rapid progress will bo made
when that neighborhood Is reached.
SUIpliiK Fruit to Chicago.
The enorgetic firm of Squire Farrar
& Co., aro doing a good thing for
fruit growers this season as they did
last. Purchasing Bartlett pears
from those who have small orchards,
by tho wagon load they accumulate
a car-load and then despatch it to
Chicago. This week thoy havo sent
two of 600 boxes each woighlng -M
ltH. They will shortly send a car
load of apples and pears to Montanu.
They believe they can build up a
trade mutallv nrolltablo to them
selves and to those of whom they
Unite a Cavalcade.
The Rock creek colony, leyond
Mehama, broke camp and started
home to-day, mostly by way of
Tumor. E.M. Walto and wife, Win.
England, wlfo, and company, Col.
Oeo. If. Wlillums, wife and family,
and Mrs. Dr. Richardson and
children returned to-day. They
report it as a very pleasant place and
greatly conducive to health.
Frrtk Eferr lay.
Farrar fc Co. have a frush stoek of
fruits, vegetables and lxtrriuH every
duv. and thoir fauoy and staple
grocery depurtmuiit Is constantly ro-
In the case of Feltionbaum it Co..
Ban FraueiMM) vs. John Clute and
Timothy Ford, the mn of lots 1 and
Sin township 41 wm postponed till
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