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VmCQG CAPITJLL JOmtKXIi, WEPXESDAT, SETEMBEH 18 1894.
Notwithstanding the hard times storaiffnam the faw,re
have IMPORTED A FINER AND LARGER STOCK
of Dress Goods, and Ladies', Misses' and Childrens Wraps,
than ever before. Ladies of Salem and vicinity need no
longer send their money out of Salem for their DRY GOODS?
as we can save them money besides keeping the money at
home Our stock comprises many of the finest varieties of
German and French manufacture and it will pay you to ex
amine our line of
Dress Goods and Jackets
307 Commercial Street.
- IF -
Xoa are coin j to bulWKr make anr Hnd
ImproTemeaf. call oalthe underrifned tor
materlaL We bare a complete stock, and are
re4j to supply anr prepared contract, sewer
work, jrradinj, etc
Salem Improvement Co.
At the Opeba Hocbe. A large au
dience witnessed the wcoud perform
ance of Wade's Comic Opera companj
last night and were highly pleased bj
tneexcellent rendition of Gilbert kSul
livan'a production "Pinafore." Espe
cial hita were made by Miaa ReU
Oougb, Miaa Trixie Wade, John and
.Louie Baker and Gilbert Gerard. The
scenery was deserving of mention. It
mav be truthfully said that no better
presentation of "Pinafore" was eyer
made to a Salem audience. The com
pany will present tonight the charm
ing opera of "Mascot," and should be
greeted by a packed bouse.
A Fine Office. Mips R. F. Hall
has been made general agent of the
Vutvl company for the Pacific coast.
For five years sbo has hud charge of
the company's local business here, and
recognizing her ability and adaptation
to the work she has been promoted to
the general agency. Miss Hall will still
make her headquarters here where she
will be moat of the time. The rooms
of the home ofllce have been newly car
peted and furnished with new uphol
stery, making a very comfortable place.
When away looking after local ageucles
a representative can be found at the
Bad Rains. Frank J. Beatty of
the Ls Blsb fruit farm, commenced
loading a car of fruit last week for the
Chicago market, and by the time his
men were in the midst of the picking
thoraln commenced. It kept up to
suou t.n extcnttbat he is now compelled
to abandon shipment and dry It. He
Bays the fruit would have netted him 3
cents per pound on the tree, which
makes fruit raising very profitable.
FlOHTKRS RfcOOVEWNO. M. W.
Smith, who received three bullet
wounds during the fracas on the Island
not long since, has do far recovered from
Lis Injuries as to bo able to be about
agalu. He was In town today. The
elder Htablbuch was also In town today
and with his two sons, is recovering
from the Injuries received in the fight
No I'io Tails Wanted. There la a
general disposition not to allow China
men to work In the hop yards of Ore
gon. All the money they get Is carried
to their heathen land and benefits no
one In this country. There are plenty
of white people who need all the work
offered on the Puclflo coast and they
should havo it. Tho American people
have no use for tho pig tails. Cottuge
To Compete With the 8. P. A
stock company Is being formed In Eu
gone to build u boat to ply the Willam
ette river from Eugene to Albany. The
purpose of the company is to have reas
onable transportation connecting them
with tho Oregon Puclflo. This is be
cause of the extorllouat rate charged by
the Boutheru Paolllo.
Ruoovekinq, Tho ninny friends of
Rectnr Luud will bo pleased to know
that he Is recovering. He he had a
aevereattaok of nervous prostration and
Wholksalk Pricks, Ladies vest
ltd combination suits at 65 end C5c,s
worth fully 75a ami (1.25, at the Ladles'
Jkaaar, State Insurance block.
OrALB. We uvo a few "opal"
ptatM k'ft, and until they are gone, we
will make opal pictures at a reduced
wee. K perry, the artist, Commercial
tret corner Court, Salem.
At the fair grounds catches the Uuu
imla. Best hot meals for 25 ota lu the
ety, Toleflof electric railroad plat
The Best Meals
AND SHOE COMPANY,
PEESONAL AND LOCAL.
Mr. nnd Mrs. J. I. Thompson
home from a trip to Newport.
Mr. and Mrs. W. Pogb have returned
from the seaside.
Sailor and walking hats bargains
for cash, at Mrs. Fiester's. 9-11 tf
THE Faik is headquarters for bar
gains in everything.
M. H. Fayle, mayor of the prosper
ous little city of Grants Pasa, is a guest
at the Willamette this week.
The official fair program andadver
tlsergolten up by Major Caufield.isa
very neat specimen of workmanship
and convenient to have during the fair.
The firm of Jones & Bernardl expect
to move their business Into the D'Arcy
block early next week.
Bee Dearborn's window for a fine dis
play of stationery in the latest styles
Go to Clark & Eppley for the best
sweet potatoes In town.
Rev.- W. E. Copeland will bwgln
next Sunday night a course of lectures
on the relation between science and re
ligion, the subject of the first lecture
being "Tho new earth."
Headquarters for Bartlett pears at
Clark & Eppley's.
The mountain of brick on High
street will soon assume the graceful
proportions of a modern city ball, as
designed by City Architect Pugh.
Headquarters for the best peaches on
earth at Clark & Eppley's.
Southern Oregon peaches and water
melons are the finest in the world. So
are California grapes. John G.Wright
is headquarters for both. He is also
the leader In a line stock of all kinds of
fruits and vegetables.
The crack salmon catch is reported
by Judge Burnett from Tillamook,
where City Attorney Bingham, Mrs.
Bingham, and Mrs. Burnett caught a
20 pound Chinook, while trolling. t)f
course the whole statement Is official.
Mrs. D. L. Fienter has jUBt received
by express the latest thing in fall sail
ors. See them.
It was M. Wilklns, of Lane couuty,
who was added to the state agricult
ural society, and not A. Wilkins. Mr.
Wilklns was one of Oregon's world's
Judge Galloway, of McMlunvllle,
succeeds J. T. Appearson as president
of the old state Agrlculfural society,
and will also succeed him as president
of the state board of agriculture. A.
F. Miller, of the old society, was chosen
John Savago, of Pendleton, Henry
Shoemaker, J. G. Grilley, C. M. Par
menter, ami C. F. Lansing, of Salem,
are the state fair pavilion marshals a
very efllclent force.
WIIIF. Byars, of Portland, Is In the
city taklug lu the state fair.
Mies Grace M, Dick who has been a
guest at the Willamette the past three
mouths, left for her home In Ban Fran
Cisco this morning.
Frank Glover, of Lebanon was In the
John Holcomb and sister Miss Hen
rietta, of Oregon City arrived on the
morning train and will be la attend
ance at the fair this weeK.
Rev. Hutchlus will speak at the Gos
pel meeting at the W, O. T. U. tent on
on tho fair grounds, tonight Sept 13.
A. D. Gardner,proprletor of tho Stay
tou flourlug mills, Is In the city today.
The agricultural college regents aro
to meet at the state house this after
uoou. Simmons Liver Regulator, bear In
mlud. Uuot an experiment. It Is en-
dorsed by thousands,
POI.ICE L'OUKT. Q. F. Fredericks
and Will. Conroy, were today houudj
over by Recorder Edes, for advertising
a lottery scheme.
Pills promote oonstlpatlou Simmons
Liver lU'uulatnr ouri-a constipation.
Nothing drastlo In TUTT'eJ PILLH.i
in the City at
.-..- Pummel I
(OooUnncd from lint pae.)
lowing list of contributors to that tine
list of fruit:
Geo. WhlUker, Browns Inland, Mar
ion ceunty: Bed Rosslan apples and
Major Walker, Polk ceunty: Bald
win, Gloria Mundi, Twenty Ounce.
Lady, Gravenstein, Rhode Island
Greening, Blue PermaJu.
J. H. Sbepard, Zena: Italian and
Petite prunes, Gravenstein apples.
Samuel Clark, Candelaria fruit farm.
Salem: Italian, Petite, Beineclaude.
Hungarian and Seedling prunes; Co
lumbia and Bradsbaw plums; Bartlett
Mrs, Manpfleld, Mt, Taber: Petite
prunes, Egg plums, Fall Batter and
' eamuel Craft, ML Taber: King of
Tomkins Co.. Strawberry and Sweeting
apples, Columbia and Green Gage
plums, Bartlett pears.
Charles 8nyder, Marion county, Hun
garian prune; Baldwin, Blue Permaln
and Dutch Meignone apples.
A. Kiel, Marion county, apples, Bald
wins, Pippins, Spltzenburg; Italian
prunes and Green Gage plums.
Seth Lewelllng, Milwaukee, apples,
Graveostien, Strawberry, Sweeting,
Lady; pears, plums, prunes and crab
apples. L.E. Pratt, Salem, Carolina Red
J. Christie, Grants Pa.s, fjresa de
Agen prune, pears, apples and water
melons. George A. Jackson, Central Point,
Mary Woodcock, Clackamas, Silver
Wm. Powell, Ashland, apples,
peaches, pears. -
Perry Raymond. Salem, Bartlet
pears and. branches of plums and moun
W. H. Holmes, hops,! from ranch
THE ART DEPARTMENT.
There is a modest corner occupied by
the work of a member of the Art Stu
dents League of New York Miss Lena
M. Knight. As an frt illustrator In
magazine and newspaper work Miea
Knight has won an enviable distinction
by years of patient devotion. The col
lection embraces a great variety and is
worthy of a special visit. There is
more really meritorious art work shown
than ever before, probably based on the
hope that this year there would be
judges who were competent to judge
from technical standards. Another
collection by a member of the New
York Art Lesgue Is by Miss Myra Al
bert who showed eight subjects in oil,
a marine, still life, fruit and a figure.
The work is nearly all from nature and
Oregon at that, which makes it doubly
There are many individual displays,
but the largest collection of silk em
broidery is by Miss Christina Oberg, a
teacher of art needlework at Portland.
This lady has a large display of accept
ed work at the world's fair.
Another line exhibit of this work is
by Mrs. Jones, a Salem teacher in this
line of work.
Mrs. Frank Hughes has a beautiful
case of artistic china and embroidery.
Miss Mae Carpenter has also a case of
art china. Miss Ada Brevman, who
was connected with the art department
at the world's fair, has too exquisite
cases of china. Salem may well feel
proud of these exhibits.
Mrs. Wm. England has a large and
choice display of portraits and a life
study in the nude. Mrs. Geo. F. Smith
has a large collection of various land
scapes In oil, thirteen pieces making a
very rich display. A collection of
flower painting by Miss Maude Folger
Smith, of Portland, and also several
fruit pieces attracted deserved atten
tion. The ilower collection In oil was
I very much enhanced by Borne work of
Mrs. Mem Chapman, ofHalem.
Children's art work is well represent
ed by Miss Riueman's collection of an-
1 Imal crayons. It Is rather unusual to
Isee such a variety of subjects treated by
a mere child and Miss Rluemau prom
ises well to be an artist of some merit.
I Harold Gilbert has beeu a regular con
jtrlbutor to this department, and his
! showing this year Indicates great prog
ress, lie nas a very line cow's head.
There ts a flue show of marine and still
life studies by Individuals.
J. M. Garrison has 150 of his thor
oughbreds and has really made a ureal
sacrifice to be a hand as usual and is a
The only Pure Cxeaiu of Tartar Powder. No Ammonia; No Alms.
Used in Millions of Homes An Vdars th StatncUnA
show all by himself. His light Brah-
mas, JfJymootfi Kocfcs, wyanaoues
and Brown Leghorns attracted a good
share of attention and he has a lot of
young stock for sale, There are a num
ber of other exhibits but the poultry
show would be a failure but for Garri
son. There is a Chinese golden pheas
ant In the collection that Is a wonder
in all respects. It is part of the Garri
The City Council Meet and Attend
to Some Special Matters.
At the special meeting of the council
last nigh t,the general license ordinance
in lt amended fom passed.
The committee on streets and public
property reported that Mr. Anson, of
the Consolidated Street Railway Co.,
bad agreed to remove obstructions, in
the way of wood from Trade, Mill and
The committee on Are and water re
ported adversely on the clustering of
old wooden buildings, in the rear of
the bricks, on Commercial street, south
of Bush's bank. The matter was re
ferred to the city attorney.
An order in favor of J. E. McCoy,
for $150 on his contract, for repairing
the big bridge, was ordered.
On announcement by the city attor
ney, of the supreme court decision, in
favor of the city, the recorder was In
structed to give notice of the proposed
collection of tax, due on the system,of
improvements involving the original
The question of piling up material for
the new city hall, a year before the city
will get any use of It, and paying for
srme was argued, uroea oeing deem
ed ly opposed to It, No action was
taken in the matter.
A warrant was ordered issued to the
city marshal directing the collection of
all delinquent taxes due on the State
James Yates was declared a common
The ordinance authorizing bonding
the city's indebtedness as it existed
February 15, in the sum of $59,500 was
referred to the committe on ways and
means after first reading.
The ordinance awarding the contract
for the Oak street improvement for
$570 28 passed.
Several bills against the city were
presented and referred to the various
A Silver Speech. O. A. Phelps,
of Santa Barbara, Cal late of Colorado,
a man posted on the silver question,
will speak at tbe state Insurance ball
on Thursday evening, at 8 o'clock. All
Interested in this question, are cordially
invited to attend. Admission free.
Dairy Meetings. The regular an
nual meeting of the State Dairy associa
tion was held at the court house this
afternoon to elect officers. Prominent
dairy men present are: C. H. Bmitb,
Secretary Williamson, President John
Citizens.-John Pflffner, Mendelln,
8hlafle and Bonface Kapelle today de
clared their Intention to become citi
zens. Joseph Joho and John Baettig
were made full citizens.
AGAIN. John Holm has again
opened a blacksmith shop In Salem, at
rear of Cook's hotel. All, friends In
vited to give him a call, and get work
done In the best manner. 9-8- lm
Ban Francisco, Bept. 13. Wheat,
Chicago, Sept, 13. Cash, 601; De
Portland, 8ept. 13. Wheat valley,
.92J.95; Walla Walla .82J"85.
REED-RE ID. Wednesday, Sept 13,
1893, at Chattanooga, Tenu., Elsie
Evangeline Reed to Jackson Chase
The groom will be remembered as an
old Salem boy, and a former clerk at
The Fruit Palace store.
PU I'NAJI.-Tuesday, September. 12,
1893, at the home of bis son at Eola,
Polk couuty, Newton Putman.
Fine home cooked hot meals at all
hours by tbe Presbyterian Ladies Aid
society to left before you enter State
Fair. 25 cents. 912 3t
Most of our ailments come from a dis.
ordered liver which Simmons Liver
Sons of Veterans, Attention.
Capt. C. A. Hermann, of Oregon
City, delegate to the national encamp
ment, will be present Thursday night
to address Bumpier Camp. Let all
members attend. All visiting sons of
veterans, members of the Grand Army
and sons of Union soldiers, sailors or
marines over eighteen not members of
tho Sons, are cordially invited to be
House Robbed. The residence of
Samuel Phillips, near Zena, Polk coun
ty, was entered and robbed Monday,
September 11,- of nearly every portable
article of value, besides three notes.
One for $600 payable to M. F. Phillip?,
due January 1, 1894 and credited on the
back with $100, signed by W. B. Dun
can; one for $200 dne one day after date,
given about August 8, 1893. payable to
Samuel Phillips; one for $100 dated
December 6, 1893, payable to J. N.
The Foot Races. In a 75 yard foot
race, between Braitbwait and Young,
this forenoon, the former won by two
feet in a little less than eight seconds.
There are to be several more races of
And that tired feeling, loss of appetite
and nervous prostration are driven
away by Hood's Barsaparilla, like mist
before tbe morning sun. To realize the
benefitof this great medicine, give it a
trial and you will join the army of en
thusiastic admirers of Hood's Sarsapar
111a, Sure, efficient, easy Hood's Pills.
They should be in every traveler's grip
and every family medicine cneat. vac
To Trade for Goods.
Valuable timber and farming lands
in Lincoln county in tracts of 10 to 160
acres. Will trade for general merchan
dise. Address, Peek & Russell,
9-5 lm Yaquina, Oregon.
Largest Gun In the World.
Is on exhibition at tbe great world's
fair. You ought to see it. This Is the
month of months to visit tbe fair, pleas
ant days, cool nights, delightful travel
Maximum comfort enroute to Chi
cago on tbe vestibuled limited trains of
tbe Chicago, Union Pacific fc North
western line. See your nearest Union
Pacific agent for rates or other informa
Economize in Paper.
Clean newspapers, tied in bundles of
100, not cut, for sale at this office at
fifteen cents a bundle. A heavy straw
wrapping paper, large sheets, two cents
a pound. Next door to tbe postofflce.
PATTERN AND ,
Sailor and Walking Hals, the
Latest in Children's Caps
Prices at Bed Rock fox SPOT CASH.
MRS. Fl ESTER,
Sealed bid will be received by tbe Trustees
ot tbe Lake Lablsb Drainage District, for
deepening tbe lower end or their ditch In La
bUh township, T. . 8. K. S W.
The part to be improved is MOO feet ions,
3,652 cubic yards o! material will have to be
excavated Tbe bid must state the amount
tht the ditch will be completed tor..
nan, profiles and pecincllns are on flle
In the otfloe of E. B. Henry.njglneer In charge
or the work, room 7. Gray Hloik. Bid must
be left with him on or before 3 o'clock p.m.
Monday, Bept. 17, 1KW
A eerlinedchec of 325 must accompany
each bid as evidence of goad faith. The right
to reject any and all bids la reserved. 9-lDtd
Bids will be received by tbe asylum
board of trustees, until noon, Sept. 18,
1893. for hauling brick from the peni
tentiary to tbe asylum farm. For par
ticulars, apply to
L. L. Rowlhad.
WiHam ette Dniversi
Oldest. Hlcbeatand Most Extended
Institution of Learning in the Pacific
Sixteen courses of Instruction, from
Grammar, through Academic and Col
lege, to Theology, Law and Medicine.
Splendid Courses for Training In
Teaching, Business, Art, Elocution
and Music Several Post Graduate
Courses. Stronger and better than ever.
It's Woman's College affords an Ideal
home for young ladlea with unsurpassed
facilities for their care and training.
The school year opens Bept 4, 1893,
For Year Book and all information
relating to school management and
coarse of study, address,
AcUn Pre., W. a HAWXKV, LL.B..A It.
For financial information, address,
Xer. J, H. BOOBK, Agent,
8.22-dAw 8alem, Oregon.
is how cheap the1 "Woolen Mill
Store is selling their Oregon
madeVALL WOOL CLOTH
ING. Get their prices before you
VJ00i VIM STORE
NOTE THIS DOWN.
Not this down In vonr memorandum
oook. icai we are having; a special sale on
Tinted Writing Paper;
Our prices will astonish yon. We are
elllnfc tbe finest kind of writing paper for
ttM sheets of writing paper for 10c Call and;
iBSWa 1U1 UICi I BWJ U i.WK i iK n 13 Mill Sa71I VIJS-1
assortment on oar Dargain counter.
Booksellers and Stationers,
98 STATE BTKEKT.
E. X. WAITE PRINTING CO.,
BOOK AND JOB PRINTERS
Zegal Blank JPublisJiers.
Bush's New Brlckver the bank, Ooml street.
Bates, $2.50 to $5.00 per Day
The best hotel between 'Portland aad Ban
Francisco. FlriUcUas In all Its appointment,
its tables are served with the
Grown In the Willamette Valley.
A. I. WAGNER. Prop.
OPgNS SEPTEMBER 27
WILL FURNISH THK MCSIC.
A WOfiLD OF MECHANICS IN HINIATUBE.
THE SPECIAL FEATURES WILL ECLIPSE THOSE OF ANY PREVIOUS YEAR.
MADAME GIRARD GYER'S PRISMATIC FOUNTAIN
Constructed at a cost of 110,000 and throwing- a thousand Jets of water In al the colors of tb
rainbow will beautify JAuslo ilaU. -
Containing flah ol all varieties found In Oregon watern.fcave been constructed at great txpenu
THE ART GALLERY,
Will contain a collection of paintings selected from tbe World's Fair. Among I hem Ell
burg's celebrated painting Caster's Last Fight. To visit this great Exposition and !'"
wonders in every department of Art and bclence, will be next thing to a visit to the W oriel -Falr
at Chicago. .
REDUCED RATE8 ON ALL TRANSPORTATION LINES.
... . or further Information address E W. ALLEN,
8-3-aw dw Mnperlniendent and Secretary.
Hardware, Wagons, Carts, Road Machinery
AND AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS.
Latest Improved Goods and Lowest Prices.
N. W. Cor. State and Liberty Sts. SALEM, OREGON.
, , " una iniw. Oi vu., will UD uioaotu w -
visitors to the Oregon State Fair the largest and most complete
TRUNKS AND VALTBE
BLANKETS AND QUILTS,
xAiaAnrs i xyxxy DBAncanr.
WILLIS BROTHERS & CO.
OPERA HOUHE CORNER, - BALKM, OREGON
LOST. Arinrof Ireyn. The finder will t
rewarded oy returning the same to Mof.
(ett, the house mover S-1&&
T OST. A pair of brown kid tiovfs.No.7.
and set reward. tj-tt
EURNHUED BOOMS for Ut ht houiekeep
ins; for rent. No 182 Center street. 9-U-&
31UIS PArKK la kept on flle at E. C. Dakt's
. Advertising Agency, St and 65 Merchants
zchance.Ban Frandaco, California, where
contract for advertising can be made for h.
CHniSTlAN BCIENCE-Llteratare of an
kltids on sale at 33$ liberty street. 4-5-ly
Commencing September 11th, 1893.
fade's Opera Comiqne Co.
Comprising 30 Artists and Fine Orchettn
will present the following Reperteire:
GOOD MUSIC! STRONG MOS!
Gortcous Costumes, Blde-splittlng Fun !
MAGNIFICENT SPECTACULAR DISPLAY!
Don't fail to see this extraordinary attrac
tion. Seats on Sale at Patton's,
1RQ3 OtOSBS OCTOBER 28
& Co., will be pleased to show;