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OVER THE CAPITAL CITY.
Recital .of the
Salem's Street Cars Tlio Churches
An Entertainment Literary Note.
An Enjoyable ArTilr.
The numerous friends of thu
Woman's Relief Corps of Salem
bad a very enj jyublc time at their
hull last evening. The ladles had
prepared quite a treat In the Bhape
of a literary, musical and culinary
feast. About 7:30 o'clock the meet
ing was called to order, and all join
ed in singing their favorite hymn
America. The president then stated
the objects and aims of the order,
and extended the invitation to the
ladies of Salem to unite themselves
with the order. The following
program was then rendered with
much credit to each and every per
former taking part :
Vocal Solo Mr. Kplcr
JteciUition MissO. .Matthews
Piauo Solo Nettie Southwiek
Vocal " L. M.l'arvin
Jlccitatlon Vera Jiyure
Vocal Solo Grade Uabeock
Jtecitation Mary Vandcrsol
Vocal Solo h. McKinney
Refreshments by thu ladies of the
Corps, and after which games, pleus
aut converse, and pop corn balls,
kept all busy until the hour of ad
journment came. The patriotic
ladles of the order are entitled ton
world of credit, not only for the
charities they disperse to the old,
infirm and needy but also for the
social treats they have furnished and
propose furnishing the old and
young of Salem. Their entertain
ment last evening was a "dime
sociable," and the receipts were very
creditable, and yet, many others
might have enjoyed themselves for
nn hour or two, with profit to them
selves and given a pleasant word
and ten cents in n good cause.
WHEBE IT WIIiL RU2J.
Nws and Plans of Tho Salem Street
Tlie I'runiotiitii ur Horticulture.
A bill Is being prepared by the
State Horticultural society for pre
sentation to tiio coming legislature,
which looks to the promotion of
horticulture in Oregon. It is pro
posed to divide thu state into sis
districts. Salem will be of the
hccoihI district, which will embrace
the counties of Marlon, Polk, Ben
ton, Linn and Lane.
On Tuesday the directors of the
Salem Street Railway Co. will open
and consider the bids for tho con
struction of the line, which Is now
definitely located. Beginning near
the Statu Insurance building on
Commercial street, it will continue
down the center otthat street to the
railroad track near the freight depot.
From Commercial street It will be
extended up State as far as the rail
road track, thence up Twelfth street
to the O. & C. passenger depot.
Tills will constitute one nillu and
one-third, neaily half of which will
bo planked, while the balance will
bo well graveled. There will be
four switches along the route, and
the rails used will bo the regular
0tb T" rails.
The present equipment of the
line will consist of three double-end,
closed horse cars, with a platform
at each end and a seating capacity
It is proposed to have the lino in
operation to the depot by the first of
January next. The extensions will
not be made until next season, the
object now being to have only the
most needed portion of the line in
operation by tho convening of tho
Street cars for Salem promise to
usher in a new era of prosperity.
We have slept too long, but tho
awakening Is becoming a glorious
One of the Rich Counties of the State
the Home of Prosperous Farmers.
JIust l-'iuuialil) liiini'M'd.
C. R. Presley, late of Fresno, Cal.,
hits been looking up a location In
the Pacific northwest and is very
much pleased with Salem. Ho
conies from where all is boom and
is sure a now era of progress will
open up here ere long. He Is
anxious to start a newspaper and
thinks this a good Held.
will I'ut lu it ma.
U. M. Rlner, a Portland contrac
tor, has been looking over tho pro
posed street car lino with a view to
bidding on tho same. He Is sur
prised that Salem did not move
years ago lu tho matter of construc
ting a line through tho city, and
gives It as his opinion that the
scheme will pay well.
Au J SHU The Come.
Yesterday parties from tho cast
purchased n couple of tho Oregon
Land Co's Capital City Fruit Farms.
Tluiso lots are going rapidly, and
for nearly every 0110 sold there comes
a family from "tho states" to live on
and Improve them.
Triers M List the Same.
Owing to tho opening of river
navigation the price of wheat Is the
saino lu Salem as lu Albany. This
is tho first time such a thing lias
occurred this year. Albany is
usually u cent above us.
Considerable excitement was
created this morning by the an
nouncement that tho wife of a well
mum ii fuii'iu iiimiiivro iiiiiii idu
eloped with her husband's clerk, I
Election of Officers.
The young ladies of the Phiiodo
hIuii society of tho University, at
their meeting yesterday afternoon,
elected the officers for the ensuing
term, as follews: President, Re
becca Brown ; vice-president, Lottie
Diininlek ; secretary, Mabel Jones ;
censor, Edith Clarke ; librarian, El
la Hodson ; sergeant-at-arms, Acta
Forrest ; custodian, Mamlo Parvln ;
treasurer, Carrie Gleason.
The gentlemen of the Philodorian
society at their meeting last evening
in a lengthy and spirited election re
port the following oflleers for the
present term : President, N. L.
Conn; vice-president, A. W. Bower
sox; secretary ; F. T. Howell ; assist
ant secretary; J. V. Rouseau ; treas
uier, H. J. Qoddard ; eens-or, Levi
Magel ; librarian, S. C. Bodson ;
sergeant-at-arius, C. F. Pluce.
hut investigations revealed the fact I lady, and by tho way a g
she had only gone hurrldly to Sipilro ,.,. ....,,.,,,1 iu,r V0ll
Farrnr A IVs to witch some of ' J, ,, '
those splendid bargains In groceries, blrtl "drover." 1-or daj
etc pectantly noted tho twl
llwt 1,1.1 I. ....!... .ill. I ..M....I..... 1...
Mrs. Benjamin HairNon, tho next , '. ""1"":i , '" .',..,
, , ,., 1 ,. 1 ,,, lie would soon "pipe his lay" and
liilstiws of tho w 1 ite Iioum', wll go ..,,,, . ... ,', ' , . J ,,,
, XT ... . , ,4,n. fill tho air with tho melody of is
to New Virk about the first of 1 ., . . . . . J , c
Miii(;. 1111 imii'ii iiu luyuvi. Hiu
Lane county gave 89 votes for tho
prohibition tlketand;)7firthe labor.
Prof. Rork will conduct services
nt the hall opposite opera hous-o t -morrow
evening at 7 o'clock
J. C. Hogau of Montreil, Canni'a,
Is In the city, and will locato hole,
engaging lu the tailoring busincfS.
Wanted A small hou.-o with
live rooms or Ies. JCot to.) far fioni
business part of tow 11. Apply i.t
Mrs. Z. M. Parvln, who has bom
visiting with tho family of S. Bul
lock in East Poitland, returns
Here the roses ttlll bloom out
doors, and other llowers aro abund
ant. Poor Kansas'.' Happy Web
foot. Street Commissioner Thompson is
performing a good woik in tho re
moval of thu slops along Commer
An electric light should bo placed
at the corner of Marlon and Com
mercial streets. In and about Ma
rlon square more light Is needed.
Don't believe tiny of the Hunting
smallpox rumors. The Journal
will keep the people posted its to
the true situation. It was ilrst to
announce the existence of the fell
Disease lieru ami snail suppress 110
A few weeks ago n Pendleton
s alio eje-
pectnntly noted the twittering of
What follows Is taken from the
current Issue of 11 Portland paper:
Marion is not n large county in area
but it is one of the best settled and
most productive counties of the
state. The total area of the county
is about 000,000 acres, which in
cludes timber, farming and grazing
lands. Tho best farming lands in
the state are located in this county.
These lands are situated In the
western portions where there is a
strip of good farming land thirty
six miles long and fifteen miles
wide. In this tract are about 350,
There is much unsurveyed land
that is now open to settlement.
This land is situated in the foothills
of tho Cascade mountains and on
the higher elevations of this range.
Hero there Is much good farming
land that only needs the develop
ment work of time to bring to a
high state of cultivation. In this
part Is ulso found some of the finest
timber land of the state.
The average width of the Wil
lamette where Its waters touch tho
soil of this county is about 200 yards.
Boats reach all portions of county
bordering on this stream at nearly
nil seasons of the year and this line
of transportation will for all lime
assure the farmer of Marion county
cheap shipping rates for his pro
ducts. Last year about 220 acres of laud
were planted In hops and the aver
age yield per aero was about 1200
pounds. Tho ruling price of hops
last season was 12 cents per pound,
which gave to the producer a gross
revenue of $200 per acre or a total
revenue for this hop crop of 31,GS0.
Hops this year are wortli nearly
twice as much and have proved
during the year 188S one of the best
crops raised by the farmers of the
Marion county is peculiarly
adapted t.' the raising of stock.
There Is not much blooded stock in
the county and stock raising is one
of the main industries of the county.
The maximum price of any fann
ing luud that Is on the market to
day is $100 per acre. Good farming
land in the country can bo bought,
for fioni $15 to 5100 an acre. Unim
proved land is on the market at
from $0 to $15 per acre. Timber
lands in the county can be bought
In most cat-es, at government
prices and there is much land lu
the mountain sections of thg county
that Is still open to settlement, under
tho government pre-emption laws.
S line of this land a tew years hence
will bo very valuable for the timber
alone that is on it. There is much
o'' the land of the county that is
well adapted to fruit growing. Some
of the best fruit furuis in the state
are located lu this county and much
win bo done here In the way of suc
cessful fruit growing. Much of the
rolling tracts of the county nro
tho best ndapted to the general
purposes of fruit growing and the
lalslng of grain. The level tracts of
the valley nro not as good fruit hinds
as the rolling portions, unless the
lands are re-clalmed by n thorough
system of siib-drainin'. Much
good can bo accomplished In the
valley by tiling, and it Is hoped
Hint the farmers of this section will
go towork In earnest in this direction.
And Notes of a General
terest to the Westerner.
Ject!iubor. This will ho lu accord
ance with the acceptance of an Invi
tation extended M'wral months ago
by the widow of Hen. Grant. Theo
Indies nro of long nwUalntnuco.
Ai Atwlite car.
Tho ORIGINAL ABIKTIXh
OINTMENT! only put up lu Uir
two-ounce (hi boxen, mid Is ni
absolute cure for okl noree, burn,
wounds, chnpiHKl hand, mid all
akin eruptions. Will positively
cure nil kinds of piles. Ask for the
ORIGINAL AMETLNE OINT
MKNT. Bold byD.W. Matthews
A Co., 100 State street, Balom, ,it i I
cents per oox by audi 80 oeuU.
Is a nlov bird, "I J rover Is.
You tire feeling deprewd, your
appetite is poor, you are botheriHl
with hiwdnoho, you are lldgetty ner
vous and generally out of sorts and
want to brace up. Rniceup but not
with stimulant-, Miring uicdioltic.
or bitters, which have for their basis
very cheap bail whisky, and which
stimulate you for mi hour and then
leave you in worse condition than
iK'fore. What you wnnt is tin altor
Ive that w ill purify your blood, start
healthy net ion of liver and kidneys,
restore your vitality, and glvo re
newed health and strength. Suoh
a medicine you will find 111 Electric
Hitters and only 50 cents a bottle at
H. W. Cox'h drug store.
Tho breaking of the smnlles
wheel in a mammoth factory, if not
repaired or replaced, will ruin the
entire plant, usii hpeck of dust will
derange the delicate machinery of n
watch. Were people as thoughtful
to repair their own health on the
first approach of disease, ts theown
er Is to mend nis machinery, they
would eseaiH? Indescribable siitierlrig,
and often (tenth. Slight causes will
sometimes derange tho digestive
organs, on whoso healthy action tho
health of the whole system so much
depends, and feverish blood, head
aches, and coiisunintlon itself sot in.
The wise jierson will at once arrest
the cause of these unhealthy symp
toms, resorting 10 unit worm-rumen
remedy, Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical
Discovery, which purifies the blood
and cures liver disease. Of nil drug
gists. THE WORST NASAL CATARRH,
no matter how lung standing, is
absolutely cured by Dr. Sago's
Catarrh Remedy. It does not mere
ly glvo rollof, but produces perma
nent cures in tho worst wises. 50
cents by druggists.
Mekiei's Anita Salre.
The best Balve In tho world U
otita, bruises, sores, ulcers, salt rheum,
fever sores, tetter, chapped hand
olillblalns, corns, and all akin orup
tlous, and poaltlvriy cures piles, or
no pay required. It la guaranteed
l glvo porrect satisfaction, or money
refunded. Price 25 cents per box.
For sale - Dr. H. W. Cox.
The vote of Oregon has increased
during the past year 1200.
Tho Willamette Falls Electric Co.
will obtain power by wire from the
falls at Oregon City.
There will be nine democrats in
the upper house and nine in the
lower house of the next Legislature.
Willard McKune, rearrested for
the shooting of Jas. F. Bewley,
waived examination, and is now in
Washington Territory will have
no session of legislature next Janu
ary, as was contemplated. Congress
failed to make the nesessary ap
propriation. A party is to bo sent out next
springjon the boundary survey be
tween Alaska and British Columbia.
An appropriation of $100,000 was
made by congress for that purpose.
Rapid progress is being made in
the construction of tho new woolen
mill at Roseburg. Tho machinery
is on tho way from Scotland, and
the building will be ready for it by
the timo it arrives.
Yreka's new railroad will soon' be
in shape for regular trafllc. This is
the first feeder of the California &
Oregon to be built in Northern Cali
fornia, and others will, without
doubt, bo constructed in the spring.
Au Iowa man of wealth will
shortly arrive in Milton, with the
intention of establishing a paper
mill there if tho situation is ns rep
resented. Milton believes th-3 re-
nortandis feeling fine In conse
Now let us devote our time for tho
next four years to advancing the
Interests of our city and state. Let
us attend to the new comers who
will soon begin to emigrate toward
the great Northwest. We can ac
commodate a million more families
on this coast.
The Puvallun hon farmers esti
mate the expense of their hop crop,
baled and delivered at the railroad,
at nine cents per pound and they
yield fully one ton per acre. Hops
now, however, are worth about 17 c.
It would appear that hop raising is
quite profitable business.
Mrs. Dinsmoro of Salem officially
inspected tho Albany Women's Re
lict Corps yesterday. She intended
to go to Eugene last night to inspect
the Corps there, but received a tel
egram stating that owing to the
presence of 11 cafe of smallpox near
it was thought best not to hold a'
meeting at present.
New discoveries of coal are be
in tr made from timo to time in the
Northwest, and there seems but
little doubt about coal being as plen
tiful ih this section as in almost nny
part of the Union. It isquite certain
that coal oil and natural gas will be
found as thero are strong Indications
in a number of places. Albany
Soon a large immigration to Ore.
gon may bo looked for. The elec
tion is over and those who were
staying at home to vote will come,
and tho cold weather in the East
will drive many to seek homes in
our mild and delightful climate.
We should glvo every inducement
to home seekers, for what our
country needs is more people to de
velop tho wonderful resources now
t A few nights ago the residents of
Clnckamas and vicinity met together
and formed the Clackamas Literary
society. Their first meeting was
held Friday night last, at which
about fifty were present. The socie
ty has about forty members, now.
The question, Resolved that Grant
was a greater general than Lee, was
discussed. Mr. Clarke arguing in
the affirmative while Mr. Young
had tho negative. The judges de
cided, at the end of the debate, in
favor of the affirmative. The de
bate was followed by several excel
lent recitations. Tho society meets
again next Tuesday, when they will
have another debate.
' Mr. Strlte, who came here recent
ly, from Missouri, has erected a
livery stable and also a hotel. The
feed and sale business at this point
he reports as very good.
There is some talk of dividing the
school here and engaging another
teacher. The school at present is
notatall evenly graded. Mr. Young
is in charge.
Several strangers are hero looking
around and spying out the land,
and are , as everyone else generally
is, delighted with Oregon. Viz.
Chilblains, unpleasant odors frOirf tho
feet nnd other parts of the body, nasal
catarrh, ringworm, poison oak, stye on tho
eyo lid; eruptive diseases ol the skin, all
disappear after using Dutards Specific.
Warranted to effect a radical euro In every
C. 11. MONltOK,
J. R. N. BEI.L.
Late of the Monroe House.
Monroe & Bell,
raTAnMSHED BT NATIONAL ACraJ
SALEM, - - - OREGON,
upiiai ram up, - - . . m
SurpJD!: r - - - -Hi
W.W. MARTIN,'- Vice-ES
W.T.Gray, W.W. Martin
J. M. Martin, H. 8. Wallace '
Dr. W. A.CusIck. J. n. Albert. '
T. McF. l'ntton.
To farmers on wheat and other m. J
able produce, consigned or In Mow
'" . ,,r"vuleJsranarlesor "
Slate and County Warrants Bought it ft
.Discounted ai reasonable rate. Tk..
Francisco, Portland, London.'ParSra
WM. N. LADUE, PresldJ
JOHN MOIll, Cosh
Sample Rooms for Commercial Travelers.
From St to S3 per day.
SALEM - - OREGON.
rpHE QUESTION OF THE DAY.
PROTECTION OR FREE TRADE?
An Examination of tho Tariff Question with Es
pecial Regard to the Interests
BY HENRY GEORGE.
CLOril, S1.50. PAPER, 33 CENTS.
This Is tho clearest, fairest, most Interest
ing nnd most complete examination of tho
tariff question yet made, and will prove
Invaluable to all who wish to understand
The most thorouch Investigation of the
subject that has yet been put in typo Now
Tho appearance of this book marks a
new epoch In
Exchange on Portland, San Franck
new ork, London and Hong Konl
uuum uuu huiu. nunc, uouniy anauii
warrants boueht. Farmers are enrrliniiJ
Invited to deposit urd transact buslnel
ww us. ijiuenu auvances mnae oifl
wiiuiu, wooi, uops una oiner property
reasonable rates. Insurance on such n
curlty can bo obtained nt tho bank inl
mosi rename companies.)
EXPRESS WAGON, QUICK AND SAfT
delivery. Wm. Rennle having bough
the express business of Walter Lowe, t
lruiKiiuu iu uuuvur iruiiKS, vuuses,pacs
ages, nnd nny thing elso that ho can eeth
nis wni;on 10 nny pari or 1110 city, quicker
safer, better, and neater, than It can b.
done by any body else,
DEEDS OF DARING!
BY BLUE & GRAY
the world-wide struccln for
Henry George has a power of
stand him, whllo tho most learned man
putting economic truths In such a clcarnnd
limpid language that any child can under
can enjoy tho nccuracy of his statements
una me 8uggcsiivenets 01 nis innugnis.
Thomas G. shearman in Now York Star.
Whoever wants to see tho strongest ar
gumentnot only ngalnst pretention, but
ngnlnst all tarltl's will And It here.
Tho singular success of Mr. George Is that
he has made political economy Interesting.
A book which every worblngmnn In tho
land can rend with Interest nnd ought to
read. Now York Herald.
The great collection of tho most thrllllm
personal ndventures on both bides duriLj
iho great civil war. Intensely lntercsttnf
accounts of exploits of scouts and spies,
forlorn hopes, heroio bravery, imprison
ments nnd hair-breadth escapes, romantlt
mciuems, uanu-10-nnnu struggles. Humor
ous nnd tragic events, perilous Journeyi,
bolddnshes, brilliant sucesses and mag
nanimous notions on each pldo the line.
CO chajjters. Profusely Illustrated to the
llle. No other book nt all like it. Agents
wanted. Outsells everything.
TimoJbrpnymentsullowed agents short
01 iunas ana ireigui prepaid.
PLANET BOOK CO.. Jlox GS18.
11-0 lyw. St. Louis, Mo.
Statistics show that seventy per cent of
mo people 01 me unueu Mates nro suuer
lug from tho disease of the kidney nnd
urinary organs. A Mmplo pain In the back.
If neglected, often runs Into that terrible,
scourge, Hrlght's dlseuto which carries otr
so many 01 our prominent men. 11 you
are alllicted with nny urinary or kidney
trouble, no mutter how slight, do not put it
otr until too Into, but procuroa package of
Oregon Kidney Ten and take according to
directions. It will euro you.
KERNS. At hor home In North Snlem,
of consumption, Friday, November 16,
nt 3 o'clock p. in., Mrs. Kerns, aged
Tho Amoral will occur on to-morrow
afternoon nt 2 o,clock from
tho family residunce, tho re-
miuns being interred in the Odd
Follows' cemetery. It la n sad co
incldoiico that this is tho third
funeral in the family which has oc
curred within tho past six months
nnd each has fallen on Sunday.
Henry George's Other Works.
Progress nnd Poverty, cloth. SI -. nniwr.
Roclnl Problems, cloth, SI; paper, 35 cents. I
Tho Land Question, paper, 10 cents. I
j-ropeny in uinu, paper, la cents.
FOR BARGAINS IN
ROTAN & WHITNEY,
102 Court Street, Salem, Oregon
Having bought out the remainder ol tne
chair factory's stock, wo aro prepared to
sell chairs lower than auy house In Oregon
1831 THE CULTIVATOR 18
12 Union Square, Now York.
BLACKSMITIHNG and HORSESHOEING.
2S! 312 nnd SU Commercial St., Salem,
California, the Unit or Disrortrlrs.
"Why will you Jay nwako all night
coughing, when that most effective
agreeable remedy, Santa Able, will
Btve von immediate relief? SANTA
A15IE Is the only guaranteed cure
for consumption, asthnm and all
bronchlenl complaints. Sold only
In large bottle at f 1.00. Three for
f.0. D. V. Mathbws & Co, 100
Stato St., Salem, Or., will be pleased
to supply you, and guarantee relief
when used as directed. CALIFOR
NIA CAT-R-CL'RE uever fails to
relieve catarrh or cold in the head.
Six months treatment $1.00. J3y
Take Note of Tills.
it 83,300 WE WILL SELL 00 acres
I' well Imnroved rnrden land, within :i
miles of Salem. Good road to town the
year around. Buildings good. FINE YOUNG
ORCHARD and excellent grass Innd. This
s n oargnin.ana wiuuo neta on
time nt these figures. Call, an
Buun juu iiiv urupeny.
Is n bargain, and will bo held only a short
a we will
WILLIS i CHAStllEULIN.
Opera House, Salem, Or.
THE BEST OF THE
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Horticulture and Fruit-Growing
Live-Stock and Dairying,
While it nlso Includes all minor depart
ments of rural Interest, such as the Pp,umJ
Kcudlne, Domestlo Economy, nnd a sonv
mary of the News of tho Week. Its Mar
ket Reports nro unusually complete, ""
much attention Is paid to tho Prospects w
the Crops, as throwing light uponqneM
tho most Important of nil questions-)V nen
to buy nnd when to sell. It Is liberally il
lustrated, nnd by RECENT ENLAIW&
ment, contains more reading matter inaa
ever before. The Subscription Price if"!'
per yenr, but wo offer a SPECIAL IttDUV
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circulated In Marlon. Linn and Clnnk.
&maa counties; has been established eight
years and Is an excellent advertising me
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