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OVER THE CAPITAL CITY,
Complete Recital of (he Day's Deeds
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The Projected Railway Front News
University Doings ConnriT Meet
ing River News Miscellany.
MEETING OP THE "CITY COUNCIL.
The city council held nu adjourn
ed session Inst night, with Mayor
Murphy in the chair.
Bids for the construction of
Marion street sewer were opened,
but their consideration was post
poned until the next meeting in
course. The bids were as follews:
J. W. Crawford and Frank Boiiil
nrti, 2.500 feet 18-ineh and 400 ft. 15
inch, term cotta,?S,82-. ,4 '" '
Wni. F.Dugaur furnish 'nil mate
rial and labor to complete the sewer,
Alunzo Gesner, 2Q0O ft., com
mencing at Willariietto river. $9,830.
Alonio Gesner, Viompletion of tie
whole sewer, ?14,730!-"
The resignation of A. B. Muir as
councilman in thollilrstrwnrd was
accepted, and Edwnftl -Hlrsch wfla
unanimously chofeen. o fill tlie
Petition of Thos. Holmau asking
leniission of taxes on agricultural
works, which were destroyed by Are
was referred to committee tm ways
and means. '
A warrifnt was ordered drawn to1
pay freight? bn the Tiger 'hose cart;
STatter 'of erecting arc Iijiilnt'tue
bridge near the passenger depot was
referred tofeonrnilHeb'ton streets and
The street committee wns instruct
ed contract' with'"Heidrick &
Co. for the construction-' 'of n"walk
across the alley between Commer
cial and Liberty, on State.
"Warrant waa ordered drawn in
favor of J. F. Whitney, to amount
of erroneous assessment.
Coming up the Hirer.
Information is received that the
steamer Champion which left Port
land Wednesday for Salem, found
itself unable, with an empty boat,
and its very light draft, to get over
Condfani's1 bar, and could simply
reafch Weston's Landing, sevcu or
eight miles above the mouth of the
Yamhill. It accordingly put back.
Tt is the intention of the O. It. &
N., however, to start her up again
to-day, relying upon the rise In the
river to carry her over. It is con
fidently expected that by to-night
the upper Willamette will show a
gain over the low stago of fifteen
inches. Capt. Smith reports pro
gress up the Willamette with the
The Oregon Pailllc Pushing Ahead.
From n gentleman who came in
from1 MeuniniUuat 'evening we learn
that mils' have bee'njal'd on the road
to a point ono mile and a half be
low Mehama, and that they expect
to reach Mehama this evening. The
rails are being laid at tho rate of
about one mile and a half per day.
Thero being no obstructions in the
way track layers will probably reach
Mill City where the road croses the
Santiam about one week from to
night, anil Don Smith's the foot of
tho mountains in about twenty
days, if no delay is occasioned at the
Urnght'ti he Aiylum.
The Masonic fraternity of Astoria
brought to the asylum this morning
Charles Sackett, nn engineer, who
formerly raii on the Geii'l Canby 6
tho Iiwaco Hue. Tho unfortunate
man has a hallucination that lie is
dead and strives to offer up llis1 son
as a sacrifice. Ho Is forty years of
Miss Emma jSuII, of Williams;
Creek, Josephine county, aged
thirty-six years, was placed in tho
asylum this afternoon. This is her
second attack imd sho seems
possessed with- the idea tpMsbe has
a powerful influence over other
Uk Oat rr tke Cart.
Tho CAriTOL JOUKNAIi of Oct.
21st, 1890, will contain an item
something liko-this: "Yesterday a
bolid train load of wheat consisting
of 13 cars, left on the Astoria &
Souh, Coast lino for Astor a, where
it will be transferred to tho AzurTue
for shipment to Japan. To-day
several car loads of apples go tp Join
It, being also for Japan and China.
Wheat is wortli 85 cents."
More Sew Kallrond.
Sl'OKAXB IAmIs, 09 25 A
movomont Is, on foot to bullil. tho
Colvillo branch of the Northern
Pacltlc north from that point in the
spring. The ColijiNe brand of the
Heal tie, Lake Shore & Eastern will
be built from thU fIty.
tue salem and astoria railway
Actions of the Boards of Trade, and
The Salem Board of Trade yester
day afternoon held a cnlliooHntr
for the purpose of further consider
ing the proposition of inducing tho
.Astoria ana coast railway, in, con
nection with tho Oregon "Paoiflc, to
make Salem a point on the projected
The communication from the offi
cials" of the Astoria & South Coast
railway was read and eagerly dis
cussed. The result of the discus
sions was that the Salem people are
ready for a conference with the As
forlans regarding the formation of a
The Astoria railway projectors sig
nify their willingness to co-opernto
with the peopie of the valley in the
immediate construction of the line,
and are no less enthusiastic over the
subject than are the valley residents.
The newspapers are all talking up
tho route, as may be seenLy the
Salem's board of trade is wide
awake. It is making an 4cllbrt to
encourage the-buikling of a railroad
from Saleii? to Astoria. Pendleton
East Oregonian. Yes : and it seems
like her awakening had a signifi
cance. Albany and Salem are consider
ably (jxbite'd over . the propose Al
torla 'railroad. Thbv bothwimtHL
Eugene Register. We botji want
u nnu tne lucky one receives a true
A Columbia river' exchange says
wheat Is wqrth - four Cellos 'more at
Albany than at Salem, simply be
cause Salem has to ship through
Portland, while Albany ships via
Yaquinn. Such as'the above appear
in our exchanges constantly to re
mind us what a valuable Institution
the O. P. is to this part of the valley.
Albany Democrat. Which, taken
ns a whole, forces us to a realization
of what vast importance it is that
Salem secures the Astoria route to
connect with the O. P. We must
have it. This is ofticlal.
A railroad from tho Willamette
valloy to Astoria would send mhiiy
milium bushels ofwlioac whirling
down to a deep sea port where the
wheat is worth a dojlar a bushel,
aboard. Astorlan. With a road
"from Salem to the sea" our wheat
market would be excelled by noiie
in the volley.
Points of Personal Mention mid Notes
'" of News.1
L. F. Belknap pronounced a good
oration in chapel Tuesday.
New students are still coming.
Tlie're is room' 'for more yet. j ; ,
I AT It Tina ti'lin lnfn eolwuil nil tin
count of sickness returned Wednes
day. The dean and young ladles of the
Woman's Collego will give a recep
tion to students. Saturday evening.
Miss Hansee, who was absent last
week on accouutof sickness, resumed
her place with her classes Monday.
B. L. Steeves who has becu con
fined to ills room for sonio time wns
able to bo about again this morning.
The rhetoricals of the academy
classes took place Thursday. Tho
exercises showed considerable prcj)-
During the illness of the cook at
tho Woman's College, somo ot tho
girls havo been exercising in the art
Misses Jpnnie;and May Wood re
turned from1 Portland where they
have been visiting their homo for a
Tne literary meets lo-mgm. me
question for discussion Is "Resolved
that the enthusiast Is of more benefit
to society tJwn " n.tic.r; f- M
TJio college rhetoricals began Mon
day. Each student who Is not ex.
cused by equivalent work done luthe
Bocletiesr is expected to spouk ut
chapel before the school.
Tho c,hond union which meets
once a week ot tb'e conservatory,
under the directory of Prof. Purvin,
is largely attended and Is making
ood advancement as well as having
Frank L. Moore went down to
Chnmpoeg Tuesday to be p-ebont at
the wedding of his brothor, J. B.
"Uniim. who wus married at that
place Tuesday, to Mia Enuua Ho,
kills. ' Mr, Moore Is an bid time
student of tho University, and l
now a promising M- AWiturg,
vomiiiil onimtv. where he and lite
bride wilUniak their li. The
teachers wun a now. - i
tend a wann congratulation.
Mrs. A. C. Kinney of Astoria, Js
the guest of Dr. and Mrs. Jessup.
Mrs. G. G. Bingham is visiting
in Pendleton, the guest of Mrs. W.
The Willamette is now high
enough for boats to navignto and
tho shipper in consequence is happy.
Miss Emma Smith returned from
Portlandlyesterday, bringing a well
seclected stock of winter millinery.
The damages suit of tho Oregon
Pacific against G. W. Hunt, which
lias been In progress all week, Is still
at issue at Albany.
Elder J. W. Webb and Gus Glcsy
have gone on a business trip to
Fresno, California. They will re
main absent three or four weeks.
Jim Chung, the Chinaman, yes
terday received a fall from a step
ladder In the Armory building. Ills
injuries fortunately were not fatal.
The Willamette valley fruit
evaporator, which lias been In actlvo
operation during tho past summer,
is preparing to shut down after a
very successful run.
Win. Gilbert, the Indian, was
given four days In the cooler for
being drunk and disorderly. He
excited tho Chinese by brenklug a
window out of one of their shautles.
Tho expected Hood of Immigration
to this coast has already begun, an
average of 100 iinniigrants coining
over the Central Paclll6 dally. ' Tlie
highest number in ono day during
the past ten days was 250.
J. C. Booth received a dispatch
yesterday announcing the safe arri-
vai at wuecnsiown, on mo -:isi nisi.,
of the bark Aigburth, on which ho
shipped his son Johnny. The Aig
burth left Portland May 12, and was
150 days making tho voyage from
the Columbia bar.
Considerable cxeltemont wns
created this morning by tho au
noiiucmcntthnttho wife of a well
known Salem business man had
cloned with her husband's clerk,
but investigations revealed tho facts
she had only gone liurridly to Squire
Fiirnir & Co's to catch some of
thoe splendid bargains In groceries,
Dr. Ogel-by, a graduate of the
Willamette University, but late of
Gilliam county, has sold out there
uu'd with hii family will spend the
winter in California. Ills wife and
daughter to-day tue the guests of
J. P. Veach and family, and will
take this evenings train for San
Francisco. The Dr. will make
Salem his permanent homo In the
Mrs. N, H. Thornton, wife of late
Judge O. Thornton ' of Salem, and
wliri came aeroirf the plains in '49, is
visiting W. T. Shanahan and wifo
in Portland, after an ab-ence of
thirty yenrs. Mis. Thornton is now
in her 78th year, and though feeblo
In health, still retains a .remarkable
degree of Intellect. Mrs. Judge
Deildy, Mrs. McCraken and many
other ladies of Portland were among
her pupils In tho early history of
Tho Oregon Land Company's ten
acrolotsaro selling rapldly,40 having
been sold since the 8th of Sept. There
is no probability that 10 acres of
good land within four milesofSalem
will ever again bo ottered for $80 per
acre on easy te"rins. There are now
HVe houses in process of construction
on lots alreadv sold and roads are
being ocncu nun images num. so
Hint tint viilnn of nil of the lots is
being rapidly euhauced. Any one
wishing to buy ten ncres of good
land for much less than tho price of
a city lot will do well to look at tills
proiierty at once as there Is nodoubt
but that It will all bo sold inside of
thirtv davs. Call at the oince oi tne
Oreglm Land company on Com-
unrnliil atrewt. mill Vnll will besllOWIl
the'prbiK.'rty free of charge.
Don t Kiixrlmtnt,
You cannot afford to waste time
in experimenting when your lungs
are in dancer. Coiifcuniption always
seems at first only a cold, Do not
permit any dealer to Impose uioii
you with some cheap imitation oi
rtrKlnVn New Discovery for Con
sumption, Coughs and Colds, hut be
sure you get the genuine, mi-aura
l. ,... ... ..!-.. innm lirilllf llf 11111 V toll
you he has something just as good.
but liraist upon getting Dr. King'
V..... Ilia.f.v.rv wlilnll U L'UlirulltC'Oll
...a ! llmlKIIIKl INIII'I IH1 lini'll till
toglvo relief lu ull Throat, Lung
ami unesi auccwouH. "m
free at Dr. II. W. Cox's drug store.
Large bottles, $1.
Birkita An In 8ilT.
The beat salve In the world f
-tils, bruise, sorea, ulcers, salt riieu
'ei-r sores, tetter, chnptxn! bun-!
i-hllUtallis. corns, and all kln un.r
i!ou. upd jmltlvrty curt pik.
hi io- required. It U guaniiUvi
I" iclvf jmrfecl sutlsfuotlou, or uhhk
r.-":imll. Price 36 cents r U-
I'. bale - Dr. II. V. Cox.
News And Notes of a General In
terest to the Westerner.
The Jackson county jail Is with
out an occupant.
Ashland estimates her population
at 2300 and it is increasing daily.
The trestle work at Bandon, con
necting the quarry with the break
water is complete and is now being
Never before has a Linn county
grand jury brought In Vo largo a
batch of indictments as at tho pres
ent term of court.
The citizens of Corvallis Intend to
get the coming legislature to grant
them permission to build a bridge
across the Willamette there.
Tho new McthodUt church at.
Lebanon is Hearing completion. It
will bo dedicated, if nothing Imp
pens, some time next month. ,
A Hillsboro man threshed 1300
bushels of New Zealand oats from
15 acres. One Held of 52 acres
averaged 70 bushels to the acre.
Couch Lake at Portland Is to be
filled, and the earth Is to be taken
from a point on tho Northern
Pacific, a distance of four or Hvo
The citizens of the town have
solicited Superintendent McElroy to
hold tho annual district teachers'
Institute In Corvallis during tho
The melon tenson is about draw
ing to aclose. Signs are seen out at
numerous grocery stores chronicling
tho fact that the liwt of the cneawbar
are on the market.
Pendleton bus received a proposi
tion from a Berlin capitalists to
erect a wool-H-ouring establishment
costing $30,000. if the people there
The town board of Marsh Held Is
having brick reservoirs built at
various aecesslbb points in their
town, which will bo tilled with
water, to be used in case of lire.
Southern Oregon is agitating for a
protective union for the sale of fruits
and for a cannery. It inconlldently
asserted that these would in ono
season more tluiudoublo the acreage
of fruit trees.
Arrangements have been perfected
for tho erection of a magnificent six
story stone and brick business struc
ture, to cover the entire slto of tho
recently burned block. Tho princi
pal owner is Mrs. Alloo Houghton,
who has inaugurated the new enter
prise. The wheat crop of tho "Inland
Empire," the country east of tho
Cnscudcs In Oregon and Washington
territory, was excellent this year,
and already three-fourths lias been
sold at fair prices. Tho acreage
next season will bo much larger thiui
On July 2nd tho first ripe peaches
were shipped from Ashland, and as
there will undoubtedly be peaches
picked rlpo from tho trees as lato as
November 2nd, It can bo unnounccd
tho Tidings says, that tho jK-nch
season is four mouths long, at least,
In Southern Oregon.
Tho Albany collegiate institute
will hereafter receive tho special
caio and support of the Columbia
synod, It will Ikj known as tho
Presbyterian collego of this synod
and has been empowered and di
rected to provide college courses of
study und give honors and degrees
to students completing thelrcourses.
The Caracas, tho new steamer of
tho Oregon Improvement Company,
is on her way hero from New' York,
and is now twenty-two duys out,
Her name has been changed to
YaquinaClty. The new steamer Is
said to be 252 tons larger than the
uteamer Santa Rosa, plying between
San Francisco and Sou Diego.
They havo about ten men und
five teams engaged doing service for
the governmet at the "cut off" nt
Corvallis About seven hiindrc
piles will be driven and tho bunk
sloped ofl to tho waters edge. It Is
estimated tills will cost about $4,000
and the balance of the appropriation
will Ik; expended, next spring In
muttresHiiig the bank with willows.
j AailklUlli Jlnltlf.rM DUtHif.
forms. rii'lulnn Imvp, for Dim wtke ot
imintmlenwuml tor the urpM) of Indl.
ttttlnic tt mMt lroiiily iiuu-ked furrn".
' utwlfv1ill It Into IntcruiltteiiUnd bTuou
I Hut K prewnUttn InnnlTevarlMy of W'liil
Uiiim In mirorwn. Individual. im
I ivinjiloun wlwt they will, alry reiffl-
1 It timt JltMtftterfi Htoumeti fHttent will
annllilUtl tbwn nt thoouUel, uud jrvwt
, tulr roournmra. A revl'w of Hit) pnulu
, wiiuia uniTiiiee nnv tm oi uiv mci. i or,
I KkTtr, wlinjIliljeiuethijrareKl
i BHiHHixM. ua& uunNHUiry Im-ohum) lli
cifuiM Hint ifraaa unii-nmwrwi n
' Mnt iMttr or ivkiniiutfi kixnurltiilKli.
fltiMul IliU ifraad UDll-iiulartl dA
un a ittr or ertiimutn kuoHrlWK. !U
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m wmipur to win immw; ara tut mH
r to Urn iHibiU; ara lu rtmrthl
illve fftt In ttllluiMvttaok,
umh. iifmiu hhu uaiwr inmutmr. it m,
motmirir, a eit4ln( aitltr und unve
NEW STOCK OF CLOAKS
AND SEAL PLUSH WRAPS
Direct from tho t, every Rnrmciil IhwIiir hoen made to order flir us.
KINK XKW S1X1CK OK
Dress Roods anil Trimmings, Flannels, Blankets; New Slock of Carpels,
Hugs, Forliers, Shades anil Laro Curtains.
Tho public nru wnllnlb Invited lo luiH-ctoiiriunmiiuHh stock.
J. 31. ROSKNBEUfl & CO.,
II. K. DlllloiK.
(tatekcte llofc .
Sample Rooms (or Commercial Travelers,
From SI to $.1 lwr day.
SALEM - - OltKUOX.
A K""d Iron fnimo Ilorser l'ower. ' Clood
for all usen, fnim omp to full eapnelty.
All for tho low price, of S;K). Call at tho l'a
eltlo Cider, Vinegar ,t Fruit 1'iTnervliiK
Company' ollleo. Salem, Oregon.
For tho treatment of all diseases of men
DJtS. GlLliEUT As WE31U
Medlentcd vajxir Imtlm, oxysen Inlinla
tlons, eleetro miiRiietlHiii, ineilleated
Hiiniyo, ote. UlUeeiind Nuultarlum lu tho
llault block. Comiidtatlon fruu. UKUlw
A. E. STRANG,
Wo. :l Commercial Mtreet,
SALEM, - - OllEOON.
rionibmi', Gas anil Steam Killing.
Tinware and Artistic Metal Work
Jra-AKont fr tho HICIIAltnSQN t
1IOYN1X1N COMl'ANVH FiimiiniH. ICh
tahllnhed In IK ID
VQli UAltGAINS IN
ROTAN & WH
1(1? Court Strut. SjImv
H Bum. . .i
chair faetory'H vtovlc, wo aru pri'irediU)
fell chulm lower than any lioueo liOfei(on
Filing Saws a Specialty.
Hliopon tho alley, opponlte Mlnto'i l.tv;
ery Hmble, Hulein, Or.
(iootlH on tlio iiiHialliiient
T0 - 0AY.
Will continue Her School for the en
suing year at the LITTLE CENTRAL
SCHOOL BUILDING, Cor. Church and
Marion Sts.. beginning
ST. PAUL'S SCHOOL,
Boys and Qils.
Tho Kehool will open on tho -Jltli
of Seplemlier. 'lhoroUKh Initruo-
Hon In thn prlmaiy and
LATIN AND EEMKNTS OF MUSK!
TKUMKaml further luforinatloii may ho
had on applleatlon to
HUN'. F. J I. I'OHT,
Cor. Chetielieta and MtutoHtx.
CONSPAMY OF 1IUSICI
MohI HUeeeHHful hi'Ikmi! of iiiuhIo on tho
norlhwoKt coaHt, About
150 STIJDKNTS LAST VKAU.
lJlnno, Oritan 3lnutr(r, Violin,
Murmurcy, nritl Couruer-
DlptoinuH on completion nl couri-o.
Teacherx: .. M. rarvln, Franklo 1.
Joiiw. liMiCox. AhHinluiit.l.iilii M.Hiultli.
Flnit term In-uIiim iloiiday, HeptemiHir
.Id, 1KW. Hend for ratalouuo. For lurthcr
Z. M. nA.KvriM,
Mllateal lllreetor, Hulein, Or.
OrndimlPN HtiiilenU In
Classical, Literary, Scipnlilic,
Normal, Diumuvss, Law,
It U the oldcut, InrKwt mid leant exprn
Nlvirliutltutlun of hiiniliiK In the Nortli
weitt. Hohool otcnn flrnt Monday In Heptumltcr
Bend forcuUilOKiin to
TIIOH. VAN HCOY,
17: Hulvm, Oregon.
Dr. H. SMITH
How In jMMUon oi a nw dlojYfytiu
iinlloliiv. which la mrly it locul uuuMlnit
lu, ntut ueu ulut'mt liitntnneoiiily on tlfo
nrn'oi'dlnr tlMiira o( the trtli. It lulii
ml way liijurloun or unpleamint to tlio
tantoi. The iuiIUtoeturrmof 11 eluliutlukl
lueiual tuu nuyerbeon Itnowubefore.ugd
by uilyliiK It lo the ktiwltlvo or wiro
tuttlli, thy run bji elfuuwl mid. fljlwl
wiptout ftln. 'Mutt tlwVe that Wnr'aU
Uludmf deulul worlc dwie vrlttumt.'paln,
would tmltw mil on Dr. II. Hmltli, 'itwtli
exlrueted for 0 enU,
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