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EVENING CAPITAL JOURNAL.
MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 1888.
The sick baby of Mr. and Mrs. W.
Sklpworth that has been ho long
sick is no better.
Mrs. E. DePrans arrived from
Portland on Saturday, and Is stay
ing at Mrs. Rlely's.
Superintendent McElroy has gone
to Eastern Oregon, to attend county
Institutes at Pendleton, Baker City,
Canyon City, and Joseph.
Mrs. Clara S. Foltz, a California
lawyer, formerly of Oregon, is to
oHcntho democratic campaign in
Santa Barbara, Cal., next Saturday.
Each of the three great political
parties has lady orators in some parts
of the United States.
Rev. Fred'k. H. Tost and wife,
Jliss Minnie Holman and Miss
Sjoberg will left to-day for Big
Xcstucca, on a camping trip. As
will be seen in our advertising
columns, Mr. and Mrs. Post will re
sume the St. Paul's Episcopal school
iu this city on their return.
Rack From California.
Mr. A. K. Wilson, who owns a
farm west of Salem hasjust returned
from a tour of many of the other
states. The last he visited was Cali
fornia. After all he prefers Oregon
for a home and will remain here un
less busiuess calls him to our sister
state on the south. But he com
plains of the heat and partial drouth
in some portions there. At Colusa
he experienced the hottest day of
his life. There will not be more
than half a crop owing to tho in
uflleiency of rain. Pie finds people
talking freely about Oregon, making
enquiries and starting to look for
themselves. He found the most of
these to be Kansas people. Two
were on the train intending to return
hero from Portland. On his way
west he conversed with others from
that state, at Salt Lake, whoassured
him they would soon meet him in
Salem as they intended to examine
the Willamette- valley. Evidently
the wide distribution of advertising
nutter is bearing fruit. Let the
goDd work go on.
i Arrestedlfor llnrderoas Assault.
Word comes from Silverton ubout
a case similar to that at Ballslon,
Polk county. In that case one Wil
liam Davis, owner of a threshing
machine, struck a white man
named Loyton Tindall over
the head with a club
in a fit of anger. At last accounts
the man was likely to recover. In
the second case, Charles Smith, near
Silverton, feafully struck a China
man, who was working with Smith's
thresher, on tho head with a pitch
fork handle. He was arrested and
was to have his preliminary trial
to-day. It is said that Smith's boy
ami the Chinaman got into alterca
tion and that tho latter called him a
liar with an oath, and the father
took it up. Ho will probably bo
brought to the county jail to-night.
Mrs. E. DePrans (of Portland)
metaphysician and teacher of
Christian Science, is at Mrs Rlely's
on High street, where she will bo
glad to bee all persons interested in
the Healing Power of Mind, an un
derstanding of which cures the so
called incurablo and enables every
onetobecomo his own physician.
Through the kindness of Mrs, Asa
McCully, who has tendered tho use
of her parlors, Mrs. DePrans will
hold an evening class during tho
week beginning this (Monday) eve
ning at 7:45 o'clock. Private in
structions during the day if desired.
Get ft Copy.
Frequent enquiries are madoabout
tate matters that are fully answered
V tho largo pamphlet compiled by
Hon. J. T. Gregg, ox-speaker, and
wretary of tho state agricultural
wctety, iind published by order of
foe legislature for free distribution.
Parties desiring touso tho work can
H at tills oflice and obtain a copy
themselves or to send out of tho
Wwt side: Tho lmrvehtiiig is
trough here. Whwt lwullng U
w m order; then tor another crop.
fiwrHiru. before harvest prevented
"' fanners from working their
wuuer fallow properly, and the
Ul t8 i,Hve such k start that it
ill puzzle many farmers m to wlwt
t to do. We know of one fur
r who cut h erop of bay from
A CHILD WITH GREAT NERVE.
The recent accidents with flrcarms
recalla touching incident that oc
curred a week ago at Evansvllle,
Ohio. And since so many of matur-
er years fail to handle pistols and
guns with safety, It may be remark
ed that it is almost criminal to leave
one where a child can possibly reach
Cressie, the seven-year-old son of
Austin Coombs, tookarevolverfrom
his father's desk yesterday while
in the house, and while playing
with it accidentally discharged it,
the ball took eflect in his abdomen.
On his mother's return she ques
tioned the boy, who admitted hav
ing discharged the revolver, saying
nothing of the injury to himself.
Having been forbidden to touch the
revolver he was chastised, standing
tho punishment withotit a whimper.
auoruy aiterwaru no slipped away
to a room upstairs and changed his
clothes, the ones he wore being clot
ted with blood from the pistol
Toward noon ho began to feel sick,
and going to a side room lay down
upon the floor. Upon being called
shortly afterward to get some wood,
he replied that ho could not and that
he was sick. His mother going to
him, noticed for tho first time that
his clothes were saturated with
blood. After an examination she
surmised the truth, and upon close
questioning the boy admitted that
he had shot himself. This was not
until some three hours after the ac
cident, and the boy at last reports
I'ortlcml Mechanics' Fair.
The Capital Journal acknowl
edges receipt of complimentary tick
ets to tho Portland Mechanics' fair,
which will open on tho 4th and
cloe on tho 27th of October. The
management evidently understands
the use and the power of the press
for in its circular to editors, it says :
"The management will feel honor
ed by yournttendance, and will duly
appreciate any act on your part
tending to create an interest in the
fair, as an advancerof the industries
of the Pacific Northwest."
Doubtless, as in other years, Sa
lem and Marion county will furnish
many visitors and considerable ex
hibits. We shall have more to say
later. For tho present tho state fair
here, will claim our first attention.
Meantime the enterprise is heartily
Why Americau Labor Want Protection V
When the four Congressmen on
Investigating Immigration affairs
met recently in New York, Paul
Wolff, the Washington correspond
ent of tho New York Staata-Zeltung,
submitted a printed report showing
that societies existed in Germany
and especially in Bavaria for the
purpose of sending discharged crimi
nals to tliis country. The reports
of one society showed twenty-soven
discharged convicts tent in 1883.
The report said that the worse the
men are and tho larger families they
have, the better fitted they are to be
sent. In 1S8G 15,000 morks were
expended by these societies, nearly
all of which was applied to assisting
tliis class of immigrants. Tho
societies givo the immigrants tickets
to any point in America they desire.
Tho Portland News, speaking of
fruit left there by D. D. Prettyman,
says: "There wero some splendid
dried prunes which were raised by
W. B. Simpson, of Salem, and cured
in the Jory dryer. These cannot bo
beaton for flavor and quality any
where." Mr. Prettyman hasjust ar
ranged two additional Oregon
grain and grass exhibits for the Na
tional G. A. R. encampment and
state fair at Columbus, Ohio, and
the bureau of immigration at St.
Paul, Minn. Tho News further says
that theso may be takon to tho Paris
Met an old Friend.
Col. W. II. Waters yesterday
morning mot at the California train
an old Nebraska neighbor, Judge
M. L. Hayward, of Nobraska City.
It was the Intention of tho judge to
stay over and visit and talk of old
times and old friends. But a com
pany was waiting for him at Poit.
land for a trip to Yellowstone Park.
Howevor, he will return with a
company of Nebraska people who
ileaire to oome west and who will
not settle till they
part of Oregon.
itave hkhi thto
A cum rr u;i.
J. J. Harden, of ritayton, lia writ
ten to W. R. SU-ubJo, Mjcrrtary if
tlw Portland board of InunigtaUott,
saying that lte Intend to engage In
the fruit growing bufciutxi r that
pUee, ami wktbea tl eo-ojenitloH
of fifteen or twenty men to engage
with him in tlie mme buliM.
A Gotd SitwliJC.
Salem is justly called the city of
churches. As families ore returning
from the seaside and mountain resorts
andfromother counties to bo ready
for tho publio and privato schools
and the university, tho pastors and
churches are preparing for a renewal
of earnest work in all departments.
Knowing that the annual Methodist
conference is approaching, a Jour
nal representative has obtained ft
brief epitome of the work done by
the M. E. church of this city. It
will be interesting reading to many
of its five hundred members and
their friends, and to numbers of our
eastern leaders. Some of whom
may advantageously show it to those
who yet ignorant ly "wonder wheth
er they havo any churches out in
Tliis church which Is about to
finish up another ecclesiastical year
has mado a stride for which she may
feel justly proud. The congrega
tions for the year have been unpre
cedeutly large, and collections good.
This week tho finances of the
churches will bo adjusted and a
fine showing will be made at the
conference which commences at
Eugene City next Thursday. Tho
church and parsonage have been re
paired at a cost of about $1,000,
nearly all of it paid. The collections
for benevolences are as follows :
From the church, 470.00 ; Wom
an's Foreign Missionary Society,
$55.00; Young Woman's Foreign
Missionary Society, ?S4.00 ; the
Woman's Home Missionary Society,
besides supplying the needs of many
poor among us, has quite a sum on
hand for assisting needy churches
near by. Next Sabbath will finish
tho present pastor's incumbency,
but the prospects are that the Jour
nal's prophecy relative to his re
turn will be fulfilled.
The Sells Brothers Hippodrome. Cirrus and
Among the exhibitions of the day,
there aro none that have received a
prominence so pronounced as that of
Sells Brothers ; nor aro wo able to
record an instance of any tented
exhibition giving more general satis
faction. Its every feature is remark
able, and the majority can well bo
chnmcterized as "phenomenal." As
an adroit, sensational and entirely
original act, that of riding and driv
ing twenty-three bareback horses,
by Mr. William O'Dell, will com
mend Itself to all lovers of tho diffi
cult and dashing in equestrianism.
Of Mr. Showlcs' elegant and artis
tic bareback riding, and of Mr. Wm.
Sells' "hurrlcano hurdle riding,"
wo have had occasion to speak in
former seasons, and further com
mendation is superfluous. So it is
with tho graceful, bareback riding
of Senorina Caronl. Of gymnastic
and athletic exploits by n largo com
pany of acrobats and athletes, there
is such a bewildering multiplicity
that comment is nonplussed, and to
speak of the merits of eacli in de
tail would transcend our limits. We
can not close this article, however,
without brief mention of tho cham
pion wing and fancy rifle shot of
the world, Captain A. II. Bognrdus,
"The Man Who Shoots to Kill,"
and his four remarkable sons, each
of whom exemplifies all the possi
bilities of the gun. The show will
exhibit here Tuesday, August 28th.
Luxury-loving daughter Oh,
mamma, the paper says at Pills,
Plaster & Co.'s drug storo they are
giving soda water free to all cus
tomers. Practical mother How nice that
Is. Tell your Aunt Sarah and Aunt
Jane and grandma and the girls to
get their hats on. We'll go around
there this very morning and get ft
postage stamp. Omaha World.
The world's conference of the Y.
M. C. A. closed In Stockholm yes
torday. It has been a very suscess
ful gathering, and will greatly ad
vance tho cause.
Judge W. T. McNwtly, of San
Diego, Cal., a friend of Dr. L. A.
Port, is at the Chomoketu.
Whn Daby wm elek,
We gare her Caatorla.
When ahe ni a Child,
She eried fer OoatorU.
When ahe became Mlu,
She atusc to Caatorla.
Wfcea ahe had ChlMrea,
She gars them CSutarU.
Cream eotla, lee eream toda, milk
ilmktw, UunftnaiW atSinmg fc C'o.'s
Stibribe for the Joukxal.
CMlflren Cry fcrPItoher's Castoria
Call on Winters A Thomas for tho
best groceries in town 1
Painless dental operations ot Dr.
T. C. Smith's, 92 Btoto street.
Cream soda, lee cream soda, milk
shakes, lemonades, at Strong & Co.'s
Sells' Bros.' mammoth circus will
parade the streets Tuesday of next
A good family named Rankin
from Illinois has moved to North
Rev. Dr. Spencer will deliver an
address on church extension on
Wednesday night at tho M. E.
Regular meeting of the W. C. T.
U. to-morrow at 2:30 p. in. A full
Rev. Wm. Rollins will administer
the ordinance of baptism by im
mersion on Saturday, the candidate
being a young lady.
InTaconia the St. Paul & Taeoina
Lumber Co's. mills are Hearing
completion. They will have a
capacity of 030,000 feet daily.
As an evidence of newspaper en
terprise it may be mentioned that
tho S. F. Examiner is printing some
of its political articles in parallel
columns, in English and German.
A few nights ago a Videtto typo
was heard to remark to his best girl,
"Bright of my xislOc allow me2m
-- u." She made a at him put
her SST between ills il and mado
hi in c
Two professional cracksmen were
arrested in Seattlo on Saturday,
while in tho net of robbing a roomer
in the Commercial hotel. Their
names are M. L. Walker and 11.
P. F. Orr, of Carmine, Illinois,
writes a friend that he is about to
sell his farm and conio hero. Tho
Oregon Land Company has been
corresponding with him, evidently
with good effect.
Win Patterson of Fox Valley,
Linn county, sends in his subscrip
tion to the Journal, as lie wants
the news. This paper circulates a
good deal beyond the city and
county In which it is published.
Tho latest nows is that Layton
Tyndal, who was knocked insen
sible by Win. Davis, tho proprietor
of tho threshing machine, at Ball
ston, is likely to recover. It would
bo a fortunato thing for botli parties.
Tho prohibition club meets
to-night at W. C. T. U. hall, at 8
o'clock. Important business. L. L.
Orr, "tho boy lecturer of Illinois''
will deliver an address. Rev. Mr.
WIeninn will also speak if In town.
B. J. Sharp secretary.
The secret organisation and plans
of the whltecaps In Inldana havo
been exposed by a detective who got
Into their secret councils. Ho de
scribes it as on a par with tho former
Kuklux Klan. He promises to
mako a full revelation.
Dull as business usually is at this
season of tho year, Mr. Waito found
that quite n rush of work had coino
into ills steam printing olllco during
his rusticating. This office also lost
a man owing to an increase of work
in Cronlso & Wilson's Job ofilce.
Secretary Gregg reports parties in
considerable numbers already secur
ing locations and renting ground for
tho conduit state fair. This Is ear
lier than tuual, and portends a largo
attendance and a successful exhibi
tion. Trotting stock In good num
bers is arriving.
W. II. Savago brought in a box
full of elegant, largo peaches from
the Bonner place, owned by himself
and J. A. Albert. Tho Journal
man was Invited to sample them,
and found them as good as they look
ed. It isestabllshed beyond question
that Salem can raise number one
Did this occur yesterday and, if
"Charles," said his fond wife, as
she appeared at tho bedside, "aren't
you ashamed to He there at this
hour on Sunday morning?" "Well,
my dear," he replied, as ho very
languidly owned one eye and lot it
softly close again, "I do fuel morti
fied; but I hope to sleep It oil" before
you get back from church."
Rinks are too often run by travelers
who leave their valises and other
light baggage in tho railroad ears
while they toiiijonirl!y leave, suis
poalng that no thief will bo lold
enough to mako off with the things.
But some tramps at Albany did raid
a train on Thurwlity while the pa
seugens wuro eating gupiwr. In the
puntult that fallowed two vhIIw
were recovered but one with yowl
clothing and valuable they retained.
So when you travel "look a leedk
Plain and Fancy Stationery,
Embossed Scrap Pictures,
Day School Rewards,
Natural Law in the Spiritual World 25c,
Leather Card Cases,
Leather Pocket Books,
London Incandescent Sled Fens, Nos. 1, 2, 3, '., 5 & (!,
Acme Writing Tabids.
98, STATE ST. - SALEM, OR:
G. W. JOHNSON,
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2115 Commercial Sired, - - - Sulein.
THE BEST STOCK OE STOVES
R. M. WADE & CO'S
282 to 286 Commercial Street, SALEM.
AND MANY OTHER
Also a Complete Stock of Hardware and
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Haul umnil m'IkxiI of niuwlt; on tlio
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Twtcliww . M. 1'Hrvlii. Krnkl I'.
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Pint twin bwliiM Moiuluy, nttiiiiiwr
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itetttl tar oUloti CMI for prta tor Job
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CITY IS AT
Charier Oak Staves,
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VOll HAHCJAIN8 IN
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cliulr tueUiry'i utook, we lira reirwt to
ill clmlm lower ttiiin imy liounu lnOnKon
Itimril of i:iiHllatlcni.
OTICK IH MKItKIIV OIVKN THAT
tliHlluKi-ilor KutiHllmtlon RirMurluu
eounlVi Ortwon, will iiimt iu tlm county
MMirf-IMMiiu In HhIoiii on MoiiiIh', AllKiH't
W, IMW, Biitlnimtiiiim In Mwlon tliri fur
OII Wfttk, fur tll HllJlMtlllWlt of IIMIH"
fUttMl July 81, I8M. T. II. I'A'I'ION.
K-Hlwtd AmMit of MHrtwii Uo., Or.
Fancy and Staple Groceries,
I'rnvUloit, Khtur ( l'l.
YegotalilK awl Fruit Fresh livery Diy.
Mytrtuek UwiUnrfy wrw. itml1 atraAilly
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