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EVENING CAPITAL JOURNAL
EVERY EVENING EXCEPT SUNDAY.
Capital Journal Publiihing Company.
OBre, Csraer Osrt ana Mbtrtr Slretli,
TKHMB OK HU1WCHIIT10N
Hlx months, fay moil.- 2 M
Three months by mnll ..... l f;
I'er week ueiivcrcu uy currier
Ono year, If mld for In advance, 1 J
HIt month. " " " w
bookmia resources that have been
accumulating for eight ycare, and
then dropping 80 per cent, of the
amount as non collectible la not a
good business method, and Is sure
to cauise dissatisfaction. There will
Iks no embarrassment, however, In
this shrinkage of the county funds,
as the auaesscd valuation of Polk
county exceeds $4,000,000, " ne
Indebtedness as given above,
amounts to but one-fourth of one
AJJOTJIKKWAY OI' TUTTING IT.
authorized to rc-
a-Knlered as ftomnd-clawt matter nt tlic
Republican National Tiekcl.
For Vlco President:
JjKVI P.' MORTON,
Of Now York.
Foil Phhkidkntiai. Klkctohs.
Holier! Mr-Ixwn, of Kliitnnth County.
Win. KupuH.ijf MiiHnumuli Cuiinly.l
C. W. I'lilton.of Clatsop Count.
MONDAY. AUOUHT 20, 1888.
l'OI.K COUNTY I'lNANUKH.
Tlie iliiiiuulul condition of Polk
county IsfniiHliighoiiii" talk in the
pajKTsof that eotinty, uiitl It Is not
n-guided as sutisfiu'tory. The ex
hibit published July M shows the
following statu of ulUilrs:
OiitMtiiiulliiK warrants not
Hid for want of nimlH, fll,N7K.H7
Hllitii Tux, - - S.IIH.H.'!
Warrants In Clerk's' tofllcv, M1B.O0
JlrldKU Contracts, - a.J7T.IW
Jli'lliKiiii'iil Tux Lists for
JBKVel-KWfiHil-hVWl mill H7
iniiimntliiK to llftI,:w, -h-
llmatid Millie. - M,I(UIM
Tills leaves an liiiU'litedias of
over $10,000, uniltho steel colls Just
unltinxl "III mM l,0MI to tliu llillill
Itles. Tlio West Hide says of tills
rejiert: "II places our erodlt iim a
county on a much lower plain than
the report of April last. From the
olio report we wcio led to hellevo
tlio county was about $11,000 above
the boards. In the last it is about
$10,000 behind." This is a disap
pointing discrepancy, and Mr. 1).
V. Hoars, a former clerk of Polk
county, endeavors to explain It by
pointing to the delluiUeiit list, lie
wtys:"lu tlio published statement
of the ooiiuty, all delinquent last
and all other resources ate given la
full; and also all indebtedness Is
shown up as nearly as possible. The
value of the dcllmiueut list no one
knows, and It can only lm u
pnixlmatcd." The approximation
Is given In tlieaboe table, and Is
plaeod at iX per cent, of the delin
quent tnc. This is not com
prehensible to an outsider. The
property on hleh the tax Is levied
should 1st good for the taxi's, and It
is the business of the sheriff to
onfbivo the collection by public side.
This is harsh, of course, but Justice
must lHo.Hvted. I'mperty hold
ers, In Polk county as oleewhero,
will hold on to their lauds, notwith
standing thoy can put the groatcr
Mirtion of It to no pmlltable um.
Those men will live in discomfort
and isivcrty, starve their stock In
the winter and let their taxes Ih
imiiiu dellmiuent from an Insensate
laud grtHsl which a reform writer
proDoiiiicos "anti-MHilal and sululd
al." Thm held iiflttlnst such
iHtn-ous should U wIUhiImI as an
act of Justice to other projtorty
The Went Side alitor dlHiusslug
the cmhIi letlelmioy, Inijulres:
"Whew U the bkiuer No one
atKHiHM nuy one of dUhoiitisty. The
blsm lies hi the fact tlutt the
nnotHHliifH of mir county eotirU
hv nu iiomW pWlo. It altotihl U
1li duty of tli courts to furnUh
vwv- twin full pkvllirs fur
)UMtltitlU. Sut4l lUNltftl hs tUW
Mild micr would then pHwr."
Tlti'iv U lUMlt 111 till auyxwtiitu.
'llwi vrtiiUy U ui MtlvlWedwy
wn) of kttiug jtublle mcvimiui
v lili'h allow n MtqUu oil quartar
.if ftuWO, mid lh imM quMiler m
tertileiny of $)u,uiu. l'rujMr ri
rltoult W k m1 to Um MUttw
tiii f Uxch, mid wttMt th)' be-
1HHC (MllMWMtt tiMQT MttlMtkl U
x114m1 li iAsvMt of Um. Hie
evil ( i arr Utg lxo u i)m eouut
A sisicch delivered by Mr. Olad
stone at Leeds some years ago is
resurrected as appropriate to the
present occasion. It is not consis
tent with the expressions of some
of the English newspaiiers, but com
ing from a profound statesman it is
worthy of consideratien:
I will say this, that as long as
America adheres to the protective
system your commercial supremacy
Is secure. Nothing in the world can
wrest it from you while America
continues to fetter her own strong
hands and anus and with these
fettered arms is content to compete
Willi you, who are free, in neutral
markets. And as lonir as America
follows tlio doctrines now known as
llifiMi n( fulr trade, von are lorfectly
safe and you need not allow, any of
you, even your iigmesi siumiieiB
to be disturbed by the fear that
America will take from you your
Itni'OKTH from England show the
unwillingness of that people to
accept Mr. Donnelly's Ilaconian
theory of the Khakspere plays.
Mr. Augustln Daly mentions an in
cident conllrmatory of this fact.
Jlls dramatic company visited the
bnrd's birthplace a week or two ngo,
and one of the party Inquired of the
venerable guide what he thought of
thoMi people who said Shaksjiere
did not write the plays. "Well,
ma'am," said lie, slowly arranging
his Ideas, "there be people all about
nowadays as is denyin' their
Kavlour, and I think thoy must be
the same." This shows that an
attack on the prevailing bard is an
assault on the religion of some
classes. We learn that the name of
Mr. Daly has been enrolled along
with those of Mary Anderson and
Edwin Ilooth as governors of the
Khakspere memorial fund.
Now the salmon llsherman havo
formed themselves Into a trust or
combine, and undertake to exclude
all persons from tlshiug' in the
Bound who are not members of
their association They havo llxed
the price at which they will sell
tlsh, and will not penult anyone to
sell salmon for less than this tlxed
rate. Tills is all right enough if the
public Interest Is to be saerlllced to
the policy of protection. Put a good
thing can be carried too far, and
when every article In general use Is
cornered that a few thousand
operators may make a deal, it does
seem as If the wrong principle
prevailed, and it was time for the
consumer to put in a word.
Sbecp Bcrdlag la ITaw Mexico.
At daybreak th flock gta uj eeh
You are feeling depressed, your
.i l n.a mi nn VxsttllAMsl
.heeponlnff himself toeroctne mnA ,aP.i8,.PJir, Z, TZ mX
after the fMQon of m four bladed Jack- wiw d ni3ivmit of sorte
knlfo-and beiriM irrarln. Tho BheAerd , nervous, and generally out of sorte,
has to onllmber himself then, alao, and
C'ltlHl" Jl'BTIC'K JONKS, of till)
supremo court of Washington terri
tory, died In Seattle yesterday, lie
has been ailing for muue time, and
In his decision on the woman suf
frage case, delivered last Tuesday,
spoke of continuous Illness, since
the argument made in court, which
prevented him going more fully
Into tho matter. The divwiM'd Jur
ist was In his KMh year, and had
been a resident of our uetghlsir ter
ritory but a short time.
after breakfast bla monotonous routine
begins again. In winter be has an un
mistakably tough time. Fearful storms
and hungry beasts scatter bis sheep to the
four winds of heaven, and be has to hunt
them up at all hours of day and night and
bring them together again. Instead of
the firm summer sward of New Mexico for
tramping ground, he is up to his knees in
mud, or to bis waist in snow, altogether
too often for comfort. He lives in
snow, ball, sicet ana razor edged
winds Ills Dock is mce
babies. Just beginning to
Is, in the amount of caro reauired.
Tlio shepherd has to take them to tbe
best grazing place lest they starve to
death. Sometimes they are caught in a
snow so heavy that be has to go off and
get a Land of horses or cattle, drive them
through tho drifts and thus mako a path
through which tho sheep may emerge i
lower valleys When tho grass is to
deeply covered bo has to cut (Town pincn
trees, upon wnoso pincy nceaies tno snexp
browso grccdllly When thero are sick or
exhausted sheep that lie down and will
not budge, lie has to Inke a grip in their
wool, lift thorn to their feet and shovo them
along perhaps carry them In his arms.
Ho was to keep tho flock constantly
changing baso, that thoy may not stop
twice on tho same ground and thus breed
disease Tlio general yearly range of a
flock of sheep Is within a radius of thirty
miles, and up and down and across this
area tho shepherds keep shifting them.
When thero i3 snow oa tho ground tho
sheep drink no water; but tho burros of
tho pack are not so conveniently consti
tuted, and would dlo of thirst if tho shep
herds did not melt snow for them to drink.
In tho east sheep havo to be "salted," but
hero in placo of salt thoy cat alkali, and
onco a month tho shepherds toko thorn
down to eonio water course along whoso
banks thoy And abundance of this aboml
nablo stuff, which I bollovo would forover
bankrupt tho Internal economy of any
other animal. Now Atoxlco Cor. Qlobo
Democrat. Not a Very Clear Idea.
A very pretty commentary upon the in
leuigoui way m wmcu mucu pnuan- j
luropio worK is aouo was auoraea tne
other day by a vivacious lady who is often
concorncd In such labor Slio was rclat
ing to a friend how much difficulty sho
and n fow other pious souls had In raising
a sum of money sufficient to send a fo
tnnio missionary to Constantinople.
"We did havo to work so hard," sho
saM pathetically "People absolutely re
fusod to bo interested. We hold fairs and
modo pooplo buy things, and wo hod par
lor concerts and actually forced our friends
to tako tlckots; and wo sowed and we
begged subscriptions Bat now we'vo got
tho inonoy it Is worth all our trouble to
see tho zeal of tho young lady wo are
going to Bend out. Of courso she won't
introduco religion at first, until sho's won
their regard; out sho's bought a Turkish
grammar, and sho is so eager to begin to
Jvlliio tho Turks, andskonas such clover
Ideas about how to go to work, too."
"But how will sho go to work?" tho
friend Inquired. "What will sho teach
"Oh, all sorts of nlco things," tho other
returnod rapturously "Things that tend
to elovate. Bho'll teach them to to
why, to oat with knives and forks and not
to havo haretnB and to sit on choirs."
Hor frlond asked no mora questions.
nn.i want to brace up. urace up.
hut not with stimulants, spring,
medicines, or bitters, which have
for their basis very cheap, bad
whisky, and which stimulate you
for an hour, and then lpavo you In
worse condition than before. What
you want is an alterative that will
purify your blood, start healthy
action of Liver andKidneys, restore
your vitality and give renewed
health and strength. Such a
medicine vou will find in Electric
thousand Hitters, and only 60 cents a bottle at
walk that I nr. H. W. Cox's drug store.
FINE LOCATION, BEST SOIL, EASY TEK
Boys and Girls.
The f-chnol will open on or about the 10th
of September. Thorough instruc
tion In the primary and
LATIN AND ELEMENTS OF MUSIC
TKKMS and further information may be
bud on application to
OATS I OATS ! !
Having purchased the McKlnney &
Smith uarcliotifcont Turner's, nnd having
leased .Messrs. M. Cockerlin & Son's ware
house at AuniHvIlle, c uro prepared to
store and handle this coming t-eason
TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND
93 200,000 -S
BUSHELS OK OATSI
HackB on hand to supply fanners.
In soliciting you
on fair dealing and the
Highest Market Price.
Call and see us before making arrange
ments elsewhere. Yours truly,
E. i:. McKINNEY & CO.
MRS, E. DePRANS,
Metaphysician, and Teacher of Christian
T MRS. A. J. HII.EY'S, IIIOII ST.
forone week from the IStti Inst. Class
Instruction So; consultation free. 8-17-'.!!
OREGON LAND COMPANY
- Has now for sale twenty-flvo lC-oere lots on the west sldo of tho river, from 3K to 4
miles irom Salem and near tho 150-acre fruit farm owned by Mr. H. g.
"Wallace, of Salem. These lots are all nicely situated within sight of the
Capital City, nnd having a grand view of the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade
The Soil is of the Very Best Quality
All Lots Front on a. Road.
And the road leading to Salem Is now being graveled, and will bo one of tho FINEST
It is generally conceded that investment in FRUIT LANDS at tho present time
iers a better assurance of large returns than any other form of lu-estment. Prices
dw being paid for fruit In Salem by tho Willamette Valley Fruit Companyl
Insure, at a Low Estimate, from $250 fo $500 per Acre!
-11 Y Tl IR
AN wihUirn luVrgynmn violently
litiHHl his wlfi'V fneo, In tlio
nruMiiuv of utivuml iiiiuiilorH of liln
vHingiMfjtitliui, ami Jimtlllwl liltt linr
tHllty by iiltxuUiiL' that tlio law
iiIIowihI it IuihInuiiI to twit liit wifo.
Now tlutt pniioliurV lumron utv k
uimxiHoimMoa to tlonmml hi removal.
Hy tvMHin oftlio htttto of ohronlc
liu'mlulltv In which niMiiy mtm
IMNt tholr llvv thuy uitxri lutlf tho
kh1 of this world. TImy Mtm to
think that iloulit Hinl iinMiof tiro
prtxifdof wImUhii, hiuI through four
of MiiRtltHvlvtHl ivlivt niiioli that
to trup hikI whvI. To Mioh inliuit)
thi MMtoniMiiV tlmt Dr. I1rtv's llol
iloii MmIIomI Ulnvwry I a rvtt untl
Iiroveu en iv Air mil iHmwmw imh1
iv h tu4l llvor, lHtl MhxI tr mmt
uloiM hiiiiiorH vwrrUw with it ito own
ooiitleiiuiMtitui. ThoyiliuH IMIw
It. NPimmntly, Uoum we Mty m:
hikI yH w lutt iiuuv,h- !, lima thio
iwn w t lof Wo kuw tit metis, hihI
if wo illd not nuki imhllo th grt
vmIih f IhUnMtHMly fvw Mill ttntf
it by it. We try t lo our lut hi
Uto nutter Mini ft remain for tit
doubter who itewW help to ovemwiw
hb iii11u(Um hjmI gtw it h U4mI.
iaU) lUwl, Air Hit luMtittuk ue
of eumulo ummI nturrh uittefwl by
the uuiMuAkctuiwK of I)r. Haf' e
A Prophecy of the Wentlier.
Tho weather seems to run In cycles of
about Boven years; that Is, when wo havo
a hot Bummer, It Is always followed by a
cold one, anil It takes about seven years
to reach another equally hot It will bo
romomberod by many that tho summer of
1807 was vory hot, and so dry that daring
August tho gross crumbled under tho feet
when trod upon. The summer of 1803
was noted for Its coolness, the thennom
etor very seldom getting above 83 dogs.,
and wo did not reach tho top wave of thor
mullty agalu until 1874. when It was ox
tromelyhot Tho following summer was
cold to n rtuuarknblo degree From then
on the summers grew gradually warmer
until 1881. which was excessively hot and
very dry. no rain falling for over nine
oks. and there were more sunstrokes
that summer than there has boon in all
tlio summers since
The Bummer of lSrtS was qulto cold; a
fow tlakwi of snow fell on tho morning of
July -I. followed by hall In the afternoon.
ami during tho nt of tho month and
through tho month of August tho torn
wrnturo was so low that overcoats wore
novcas&rr for comfort, particularly at
night Tho summers since 1883 hTO
grown warmer, and last summor was a
moderately hot one. but unless all signs
fall, the coming summer will lie tho dl
max of tho cyole. and a hot. dry season
may bo expected Indiana Pharmacist
CoiiiirtuHl Oiu fur Car Ughting.
It has been urged that the uso of com
pressed gas for lighting cars U attended
with the danger of the gas exploding lu
the event of a collision The Imaginary
nature of tbU daui i was shown by the
retit aceldent on , I'hlladelphla and
lUxtdlug where an p of couipressod
. from a Iwtkv u.- -.mply burued for a
few unwnniu wllkoi uy explosion.
Kxporieneu Ui lhi many has been of a
similar nature, and a tvcut collision near
lHrKMUwU. iUUr.. UlUl twu Inilni III
with eowpiMMMl gHi- was uuaeeowpauled
by any eipionkm ai tl.r tltu of the col
IWlou letwMMi the lloylake attd Mersey
tunuttl trains th tu lu too Utter was
aUjjht TU gai ejliuiUrs of the smashed
eiaeJMks wrw UkaM fruut the dvbria and
tested to a pmaaura of ISO pouuds ter
square Inch and t hex were found to be
Mtttrelj- uttUtJurod i.tusd f-w serere
JottU TWgas tt' , xof the remahtlMK
irtfctuof lth ti - had ttotwtUrva
in Um hiMt throuv.. iu eoUUloM. and.
wiUt tlMvicwpthmot iim i t w ltttflhtd
ears. imM a stable lat: ; t.'tawi as broken
In atUtw tmitt ScfctiuDc .Uacrtcstu
WILIiAlltTTE VALLEY FRUIT CO.
At the Highest Market Price.
Factory near the ruMngcr depot.
Tho n cryrsii s' quide is
Issujd Mu-cli and Sept.,
oaoh yoar. It is an ency
clopedia ot useful infor
mation for all who pur
choso tho luxurios or the
uocossitios of life. Wo
can clothe you and furnish you with
all the nooossary uml unnecessary
appllancos to rido, walk, dance, sleep,
oat, tlsh, hunt, work, ro to church,
or stay at home, anil iu various sisos,
stylos and quantities. Just figure out
what is required to do all these things
COMFORTABLY, and you can make a fair
estimate ot tho value of tho BUYERS'
QUIDE, which will bo sent upon
receipt of 10 cents to pay postage,
MONTGOMERY WARD & CO.
111-114 Michieaa Avenue, Chicago, I1L
The close proximity of ilr. Wallace's lrult farm of 1501 neres to theso lots Insures a
Fruit Cannery, nnd thus a'couvenient market, as soon ns the trees are old enough to
Call on tho
Oregon Land Company
AT THEIR OFFICE IN THE
Uaiik Block on Commercial Street
And they will SHOW YOUITHIS PROPERTY FREEiOF CHARGE.
Kulr will bo
A ttk i4tM ft WhIu. It will '
! to MMUie Inqwtr)' T thW o.
i5?,iMI?f "'' Kfw. wk
auto a Jok o ktrnv f Just as bartUy
a Ih doe oa ainruudv Wm. oar upon a
kkalUMa a WiiiM, iu KatiiMlewiL
ilth? 2S" ," ."' mw. tW
rkxitl ttttr of i! plac furulkd
mm Patera tbarUrory of tha laantra
SIml tW ttarraat IU' and aftar Itoteatei:
to Hit ltura eaoM ( rward and tnourn
rutty tng -SothlB,- mt Lta "-Tu-eakaCstul
Tho 28tli Annual Mute
held on the Kulr Grounds
commencing on tho
17th OF SEPTEMBER,
And continuing ono week.
CASH PREMIUMS to the
Amount of $15,000
Will bo awarded for Agricultural, Mechan
ical and Stock exhibits, works of art and
fancy work, and for trials of speed.
The premiums ottered havo been In
creased In many cases, unit new classes
nave oeen muicd. xo entry feo charged
In divisions J, K, I. and Q.
A magnificent Held of horses entered,
and thero will bo splendid contests or run
ning and trotting each day.
The dlllerint transportation companies
will mako liberal reductions In faros and
Special attention Is called to the premi
ums ottered for county exhibits of grains,
grasj.es and lrults.
Kntries will be received in the secretary's
otllce In Kalem. brvlnnlnir slv i1nu l,..r,.r.i
the fair, and on tho fair grounds'from Fri-
uhv ueioro tno mir. rersons desiring to
exhibit In divisions J, K. o, l'and 11 nre
nsiiifrted to make tholr entries on Frl
dny and Saturday boforothefnlrlf possible.
All eutries close on Monday, September
17th, at 7:30 p. in.
PRICK OF ADMISSION:
Coupon ticket for men (six days) $2 50
Coupon ticket for women (six days) 1 00
lay ticket for men M
Iiy ticket for women .. 25
Tickets to the grand stand nt raco
truck for males over 12 years. . 23
Ijutlos- to the grand stand tree.
Those desiring to purchase booths will
apply tothe secretary.
-jM'iiinii tne secretary at Salem for a
11 I 1 Tl 'I
Specialties in Fruits
Utvvltiig rack framej
Is Simple of Construction,
1AV Off oiKi-tvniox.
sw'SS ajtf at ihi.'cSv
MaauJaabuad (a aUlslwa,
H. S. JOKY A SOX,
i'. a Uox sum.
Kes a due stock of
Wall Paper, Borders and Centers.
BABY BUGGIES, EXPRESS WAGONS,
Ttv ThI Ctais, Vekiis, Dttlet,
BASKBTS, sad sit klsM f KKUDS.
M ill Frftmg ik d 0r4tr.
Dried Peeled Peaches,
Oregon Petit Prunes.
Imported German Prunes,
FOR SALE or RENT!
Well watered nnd plenty ot timber. Two
nouses and two barns. Good orchard.
Meadow and ISO acres plow land. Fifty
head of cattle with the place if wanted.and
horses enough to run It. Within five miles
Enouire at Office of Caoital Journal.
FMi m k iW CtaNk if Rim.
la Jtaar uowr
Tlsaae Maasnjaaaas aad laamim. iioa't
C. M. VAN BUREX,
Carries a full stock of
Paints, Oils, Varnishes, Glass,
HSIllSQ TACKLE aCAIlS AND TOBMTO
PrSMrlttUoa earsAilly cuiuimundr! na
ar taa saitan-tsloa of Ir. J. J. Ixavln.
GOLD PAINT-READY MIXED,
j Mats lar ftiimw at all iaia,te hrlevary.
iCome and Se for Yoursdves
NOP. 11 DIAMOND,
Aad dealer laSaU kinds at Mukkal Intru
bmdu. OttcViMtMumerulstrt. In
tnuneau mM on iJm lasiaJnteDi plan.