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EVENING CAPITAL JOURNAL
SATURDAY, DEC. 15. 1888.
EVERY EVENING EXCEPT SUNDAY,!
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W. II. UVAItS -CLAM!
Till: MII.I.KIIV TKUST.
Tlicro has been u groat deal said
and written about various trusts
controlling many of the most impor
tant brunches of bunim-sts and seri
ously alleeting tiio great economic
nlluirs of the country. Buch as the
lumber trust, the sugar trust and
tho wuler trust, which limit supply
and fix the price of almost all the
prime necessaries of life, thus pul
ing into the hands of a few selfish
capitalists the regulation of the
comforts and enjoyments of life,
yivlng them the dangerous power
to enhance the cost of living and
take from tho masses of the people
that divine right of equal freedom
in the pursuits of happiness.
Ill Oregon there exists tho Hour
trust which is one of ths niostt op
pressive and odious of these com
binations. It Is true It allows farm
ers to exchange wheat for Hour and
gives 40 pounds for a bushel of wheat
but only allows them enough for
domestic Uhcand limits their family
rations. During the past season
prior to the harvest of 1888 what In
Salem was worth only (12 cents per
bushel while llourldurlng thosaino
time was sold for about an average,
of fl.fiO per bariel. Th!, consider
ing the price of wheat, was at least
one dollar per barrel more than it
should have been. This enhanced
prico for Hour has been paid alike
by all elasf-es of our people except a
fuw milium who pooled their inter
ests to control the output and price,
that they might share the booty at
tho exi)enso of the people.
Now let us do some figuring to
show how tho matter stands: Four
and tine half bushels of wheat will
make a barrel of Hour. This-!
bushels at (l- cnts per bushel costs
tho miller '."Uicostot'grlndlng, etc.
Willi t per cent (tho legal toll) its i ts ,
cost of Hour sacks JJO cents. This
makes the wholo cost of a barrel of
Hour fit.il I. Kroin thlsshould Vo de
ducted the viiluo of the bran and
shorts made from the IJ bushels of
wheat which should bo 71 pounds,
tho dllforoneo between tho weight
of a barrel of Hour 100 pounds and
tho weight of ! bushels of wheat
270 pounds, ltran and shorts sold
tit an avarago of $10 per ton or four
flfthslofa cent per pound. Bo the
74 pounds of bran and shorts, would
bo worth Bit cts. Take this from Jfit.
Hl tho cost of tho wheat and expense
of manufacturing and packing the
Hour and we have a barrel of Hour
ready for tho market, costing the
miller 2.7f. This taken from $4..p0
tho price Hour sold for, leaves tho
miller fl.7ii net protlt on each bar
rel of Hour. 75 cents would be a
most liberal protlt to tho miller and
allord him a business much more
lucrative than farming.
Now let us niako a few more Hg
uros and show what this enhanced
price of ono dollar per barrel has
cost the good people of Oregon In
twelve mouths. Budjhiso tho popu
lation of Oregon to 1h 800,000 and
that each Individual consumes dal
ly om half pound of Hour (which Is
low than army rations.) This would
make tho dally consumption 160,000
pounds this multiplied by iilto, the
iumilHr of days In a yoar would
niako tho yearly consumption of
Hour M,7A0,000 pounds; divide this
by aw, It Mug ;lu round numbers)
the pound of Hour In a barrel; given,
278,750 the number of barrels eon
Hiiiuod. Ax low Ikkui shown tthovo
tho prleo of oaeh Iwrtvl of this Hour
Las Imhmi unjudtly culinnctMl one
dollar to nil ooiimuners In Oregon.
Tho Mini tho uidiikUy taken by
thU tnwt from the jwople amount
tothtfauin of $27S,7S0.
Thewo 11 ,'iirvi are IiuKsmI atarlllng,
yet th y inv true and Miow tho
trust In Its true bearings its one of
those gigantic syndicates which
serves to enrich a few but dwarfs
the Incomes and stints the living
of the masses of the people.
No wonder that while such mo
nopolies are glittered to exlst.a favor
ed few grow sudtenly rich on prince
ly Incomes and are enabled to live
in luxury in splendid mansions in
our cities, spend their leisure in for
eign travel and Indulge their costly
tastes in building beautiful villas at
pleasant places by the sea. We
should not forget that these trusts
are in restraint of trade ami have
been pronounced illeg.il by the
courts as being enemies to tho pub
lic and the state. Our next legisla
ture should provide for tho .suppres
sion of a monopoly which controls
the price of bread, which Is the
stall" of life. We want again our
custom mill and free competition.
Tins is a contrary world. No one
seems to be satislied. One man is
struggling to get justice, and anoth
er is Hying from It. One man is
saving up to buy a house, and anoth
er is trying to sell his dwelling for
less than it cost, to get rid of it.
One man is spending all the mouey
he can cam in taking a girl to the
theater and bending her llowers, In
the hope that he may eventually
make her his wife, and his neigh
bor is spendi.ig all the gold he has
saved to get a divorce. Smith is
drinking imported ale to put flesh
on, while Johnson Is living on crack
ers and walking ten miles a day to
reduce his avoirdupois.
A BiiKUWD yankee has Invented
an apparatus tor timing horses. A
clock with three hands, minutes,
seconds and quarter seconds Is start
ed by the olllcial timer. When the
winning horse, touches the wire the
clock is stopped by electricity. The
same instant the current opens a
camera, which photographs the
horse and the clock face.
Si:natok Siii:kma. says there
is not the slightest foundation for
the story now going the rounds of
the press to tho ctl'ect that he would
refuse to accept a position In Harri
son's cabinet, because he would be
succeeded In tho senate by Foraker.
As ono good result of the recent el
ection it can be mentioned that con
gress Is actively working upon the
matter of admitting tho territories
as states, with a fair probability that
Washington and Dakota will be ad
mitted (luring this session.
High street, ltev. 1$. F. Moody,
pastor. Services Sunday at 10:il0 a.
in. and 7:!!0 p. ill.
CiimsTiAN Ciiimcii. Elder 1
R. Burnett, pastor. Preaching at
10:iU) a. m. and 7 p. in. Sunday
school at 12 m. Prayer meeting
Thursday at 7:i!0 p. m.
Catholic ('liuncii Chemekete
and Cottage streets. Low mass at
7:!t0a. in. High mass and sermon
iitKhiSOu. in. Sunday school at 3
p. in. Vespers, sermon and bene
diction at 7:00 p. in. every Sunday.
J. S. White rector
Unita man Soci kty. Services
at 10:00 a. in. and 7 p. in., and Men
tal Science class at it n. in., Sunday.
Conducted by M. V. Hoik at their
hall; corner of Court and Liberty
streets, up stall's. All welcome.
Evening subject: Unltariauisni and
llAi'Tisr Cnuucir. Corner of
Liberty and Mai Ion streets. Itev.
A. It. Medbury, pastor. Services
at 10:80 a. si. Sunday school
at noon. Voting Peoples' meet
ing at 11:15 l'. si. Weekly
prayer Mooting Thursday evening.
All are cordially invited.
M. E. Cinmcir. Services will bo
held In tho M. E. church to-morrow
as follews: Morning, at 10:80; eve
ning at 7, Sunday school at 12 si.
Prayer meeting Thursday evening
at thilO. All are Invited. Seats are
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irvw jrniyur uiwiiiiguvury nay ai
it p. in, Lxtra beats have been pro
vided that all who coiuo may be
Morning subject: UiicoiioIouh In
fluence; evening: The model young
Services at 10:80 a. m. Sunday
school at 12 o'clock, Christian En
deavor mooting at 0:00; evening
service at 7. ltev. Aiisohu 11.
Jlrowu, pastor. A cordial wel
come Is extended to all. Seats free.
Prof. Parvln's choir and Mh-s
Halite Parrish both morning ami
PltKHIlYTKMAN ClIl'HClI. HeV-
H. A. Newell, pastor. Proaeh.
lug at 10:80 a. 3i. and 7
i 3i. Society of Christian
Endeavor at 0:80 i. m. Sali
Ivath school at 12 si. ; It. S. Wallace,
supt. Prayer meeting on Thursday
evening at 7.-00 i si. Welcome to
all, at all tho sorvleon.
Every Sunday afternoon at 8
o'clock, holliittM nuwUiiipj are con
ducted at U& High ptrvot.
llaud of Hope meats KuiuIhv af
ternoon, at :t o'clock, in the W. C.
T. I' hall on Court St. All are cor
A man who has practiced medi
cine for 40 years, ought to know
salt from sugar; read yvlml iUfi
Toi-kuo, O., Jho. J?, J87,
Messrs. F. J. Cheney & Cp,W
tlemen: I have been InJlie getxjrnj
practice of medicine for .most 40
years, and would say tlutM'MilI my
practice and exiierienjge.iliave never
won a nreneration that I could ore-
scrlbe with as much confidence of
success as I can Hall's Catarrh Cure,
mauufiicturcd by you. Have pre
scribed it a great many times and its
effect Is wonderful, and would say
in conclusion that I have yet to flild
a case of catarrh that it would not
cure, If they would take it according
L. L. GOKSUCII, M. D.
Ollice, 215 Summit St.
We will give S100 for any case of
catarrh that cannot be cured with
Hall's Catarrh Cure. Taken inter
nally. F. J. CHENFY t CO. Toledo, O.
Bay-Sold by druggists, 75c.
Purchase the next world with
this, so slialt thou win both.
A Sound Legal Opinion.
E. Balnbridge Munday Esj.,
County Atty., Clay Co., Tex., says':
"Have used Electric Bitters with
most hannv results. My brother
also was very low with Malarial
Fever and Jaundice, out was cured
bytlniciy use of this medicine. Am
satislied Electric Bitters saved ills
Mr. D. T. WilcoASon, of Horse
Cave. Kv.. adds a like testimony.
saying : He positively believes he
would have died, had it not been for
This treat remedy will ward off.
as well as cure all -Malarial diseases,
and for all Kidney, Liver and
Stomach Disorders stands unequal-
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ed. Price 00c, and 5-1, at ur. a. w.
Cox's Drug Store.
He who has to serve two masters,
has to He to one.
The undersigned having ben re
stored to health by simple means,
after sufi'ering several years with a
severe lung aflcction, and that
dread disease consumption, is anx
ious to make known to his fellow
sufleiers tho means of cure. To
those who desire it, he will cheer
fully send (free of charge) a copy ot
the prescription used, which they
will find a sure cure for consump
tion, catmrh, asmatha, brouchitis
and all throat and lung maladies.
Ho hopes all suH'erers will try his '
remedy, as It is invaluable. Those
desiring the prescription, which will
cost them nothing, and may prove
a blessing, will please address, Rev.
Edward A. Wilson, Kings County,
Tho tongue is notjsteel but it cuts.
Nipped in tli Ittitl.
Is It not better to nip consumption,
the crrcatost scourerc of humanitv. in
the bud, than to try to stay its pro-!
gross on tne nrinu ot tne grave. A
few doses of California's most useful
production, SANTA ABIA, the king
of Consumotlon. will relieve, nnil
thorough treatment will cure. Na-1
sal Catarrh, too often the forerunner i
of consumption, eau be cured
by CALIFORNIA CAT-B-CUKE.
These remedies are sold and fully
warranted by D. W. Matthew's & Co.
100 State Street, Salem, Oregon, at$l,
or three tor i?2.50.
Whore the devil cannot come, he
KmsonliiK Itoni a Sonnd Text.
Say tho doctors and who shnlUny them
nay? a niicrlul predisposition hecniH ro
MiUlt to tho development of rheumatism.
Wheio thero Is this tendency, mom ot uh I
know from observation what a u deep hold
disease takes when oneo Incurred and no- I
Klected Torn short time. Is not thlx n '
bound text, then from which to advocates i
tho early use of Jlosteter's Stomach Ult
ters In a malady so hard to dislodge ns
ilieuniatlMin? Another tlitHR., It Is well1
ascertained that a falllnRotrin vIcor.rCMil
tliiKfrnm Ind petition and mnl-nutrttton '
Increases liability to rdeuniutlstn. What
then Is mere likely to act as preventative
than this potent rectifier ot the pastrlc ,
troubles that lnereao tho rheumatle tea-1
dency. .Malaria, conMlpatlnn, dyspeptln,
blllloiiMics, debility and kidney troubles i
succumb to this genial proenta.to and
llo who says what he likes, will
hear what ho dont like.
You cannot afford to waste time
In experimenting when your lungs
are In danger. Do not penult nnv
dealer to Impose upon you with some
Imitation ot Dr. King's New Dis
covery for Consumption, Coughs
and Colds, but be sure you get tho
genuine, llccaiiae he can make moro
protlt he may tell you he has some
thing Just ns good, orjust the same.
Don't lH5 deceived, but Insist upon
getting Dr. King's New DIscovorv,
which Is nuarunteod to give relief In
all Throat, hung and Chest atl'ec
tlons. Trial bottles froo at Dr. II.
W. Cox's drug store. Large bottles
If I tun master, and thou art mas
ter, who shall drive tho assos.
JuiMiK UiUiWKU of Dos Moines
has Issued an injunction restraining
tho Iowa ltallroad Commlbslonors
trom eiitorcing tlio isciiedule made
by t hum.
Ai AkMliU cure
'PI... rTT-T-vr T . ,
OINTMENT is only put up in U..
two-ounce tin boxes, ami I8 .,.
ibsoluto cure for old eoros, buric
wounds, chapped hands, and al
'kin emptlous, "Will poslUuh
euw all kinds of plica. Auk for thi
ORIGINAL ABIETINE OINT
MK.VP. tsila byD.W. Matthews1
s Co., 100 State street, Salem, at -')
vnU jMr box by mall SO ceuu.
Firil, Bank-notes, which ore forms of
trnnsfaFJ pf ,th property of banks, nnd
KrviefaK'tM! flflairs of every-day
life, -TIlM roqiiJW'JW fwt on the part of
Utiv on Hb IWW tJlPrpito make them
coj'nplufo, Tlwy ftrp Afl rmitlily received
from sjranger? ps pin nce8.
Jiawitd, Ci?hler' checks, which trans
fer bv the bank its-Jlf, the title to the
proper! v of the bank, to the amount
jmiiicd In the check, to the person or cor
poration nnined thercjn.
Tlili-il. Cliecks, hichtransforthetitle
of the individual making them, to the
amount of property named therein, which
he onus, that " in the possession of the
bank upon which the check is made, to
the person or corporation named in tho
Fourth. Drafts, which are means of
transfei i ing the title of propertsfrom one
individu.il or corporation to another,
thmrtsh tho assistance of a bank.
Fifth. Bills of exchange, Yhich trans
fer the title to the property of a banker in
one coiiatiy to an individual or banker in
A new form of art has been evolved
called "smoke pictures."' They are mado
by the Miicko of a pas flame on white
cardboard or piper. At first there is per
haps only a mggestlon ot what the picture
is to be." but nfter a sufricient coating of
soot has a'vuniulatcd. tho material is
manipulated vitji a brush or some other
implement u.itil all too details arc worked
TiiKiiBgoc the champion liaht weight."
"That's fao ? He don't loet: much like
"Ho isn't; ho's a coal dealer." .
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Leather and Findings !
CASH PaID foh
Wools, Hides, Pells and Fur
231 Commercial St., Sslem, 0:
?rait . Farms of Ten
O Q X
H O B
CONVENIENT TO TWO RAILROADS.
Those hinds are not offered nt enhanced prices. The soil and location are
Especially adapted to growing PEARS, PRUNES, AND OTHER
FRUITS for i?bippiu;r green to the Mining districts and
Farther East, while tho mutual cooperation In
Shipping, storing and selling fruits will
Be no small consideration.
The Very Best Land For Fruit Growing!!
ONE HOURS DRIVE FROM SALEM.
Tho canneries of SALEM, WOODBUItN and ALBANY are at easy
of access. None but first class families desired. Will meet
Parties with team. Correspondence solicited.
J. J. HARDEN,
FOR CHRf STIVIAS PRESENTS
FINE WATCHES, JEWELRY,
SILVER WARE, SPECTACLES, Etc,
-A Complete Line of-
Beautiful Holiday Goodst
Has just been received at the Old and Established
fralem Jewelry Store of
S.W. Thompson & Co,
AH kinds of Watches, Jewelry and Silverware. Prlcss satisfactory and
Goods First Class.
THE BEST -STOCK OF STQVES
IN THE CITY IS AT
R. M. WADE & OO'S
282 to 286 Commercial Street, SALEM,
AND MANY OTHER
.bo a Complete SloiWf Kartlw are and
to Forty Acres ! ! !
Charter Oak Stoves,
Fan Mafiiiery, Wagons awl farr'Jf
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