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DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL.
SA L KM, OREGON TltlDAY, NOVeScBER 2T, 18G.
offers a line line of tho best grades of clothing at very low
price. Chllds knee pants suits from $1.25 to $3 15
Youths' three part suits nt$2.75 to $5.65 elvlng excellent
quality for the prices. Mens1 suits from $1 75 up to a fine
clay, all wool, worsted suit in sack or frock. We will
save you money on clothing.
Our line or "StarGKtar" boots and shoos Is unsur
passed In quality, and all sold at low prices.
The line of childrens' underwear Is complete, also for
men and women, all are sold at tlm lowest rate of profit
from low price to better quality.
We have oil and duck coats, slickers, rubber coats and
mackintoshes at low prices.
Our stock of hosiery, notions, German knitting, Span
ish and Saxony yarn, is offered at close prices.
We give bargains In all lines, saying you 15 to 25 per
cent. Call and see
That is going on atour store, Is the chance for you to
save money If you need anything in our line, dry
goods, clothing, hats, shoes, trunks, valines, furnish
ing goods, etc., etc.
We are having a heavy run on those childs' ''bi
metallic" suits, ranging in price from $1.50 to $4.00.
Then there Is the "golf combination'' suit, that
Is the wonder or Midlines, 1 coat, 1 cap, 2 pairs
pants, 1 tie, 1 pair suspenders and an extra set of
buttons. They range in price from $3.50 to $5.00.
Ages from 3 years to 10 years, and all under the knife.
Ask to see our prizes, which you get free of
charge. Al ZZZ
E. F. NEFF-
"The Boys' Outfitter"
J97 Commercial St , - - S'alem.Or.
At prices lower than ever before, Call
iand'examineour different lines and be con
vinced, We are here to sell goods, We
will not allow any one o undersell
Quality and the prices wegftnake you
what tells the tale, Don't be persuaded into
buying until you have seen our line.
Remember the place,
Out-AI Business Houses Sava
Seattle, Wu.li., Nov. 27.-Ner.My
the entire business portion of the
town of Leavenworth. ltcadnu;irlr
of the Cascade division of tho Great
Northern railroad, was burned Thurs
day morning. Every house opposite
the depot, with the exception of one
small bulldiug, was destroyed.
Uie names of the people In busi
ness who were burned out arc as fol
lows: J.M. Dully, saloon; M. Belvel,
Mime building. Frank Pousey. barber;
S. Sllverstone, saloon; Mrs. II. A. An
derson, "restaurant; John B. Jorke,
Kuuerm siore; jorke hotel; M. Donna
hue, saloon and one building W. M.
u-oss, rruit and vegetable-dealer.
The fire originated in the oillce of
the Jorke hotel, and the lodgers had a
narrow escape from cremation, nearly
all escaping in their night clothe?.
A cook in the hotel named Sllverstone,
and a biakeiuan named Thomas Metz
dorf were severely burned about tho
head and face. Leavenworth Is
located in the eastern slope of tne
Cascade mountains, and is a thriving
wild town of about 1900 people, pop
ulated -by railroad men and miners.
After Forty Years Separation
A Long Mourned Husband Returns
to His Wife
La Granok, Idd., Nov. 27. A
strange story ha- developed near Cen
ter, a little settlement In Steuben
county, by the reuniting of husband
and wife after 40 years separation.
William Weldner dbapeared from St.
Joseph county Mich., then his home
in 1850. Ills -wife did not give up
hope or Ills return until J8G4, when a
letter alleged to havo been written by
her husband on his dy I nir bed, solved
the mystery. The .letter came from
Los Angeles, Cal., where Mrs. Wied
ner believed her husband died. Mrs.
Weldner donned widow's weeds and
mourned her husband as dead. She
subsequently marrledTJqhn Tomklns,
and to this union six children were
born. Tomklns died In 1890.
Yesterday Weldhe'r returned to find
his family, little believing that his
wife was alive. lie found In gray
headed Mrs. Tompkins, the bride of
his "youth, and as husband, and wife
they will live together again. Woid
ner went to the coast to speculate,
and several fortunate business vent
ures have given him possession of a
The theory Is advanced that letters
sent Mrs. Weldner was part of a con
spiracy to murder Weldner at the time
as he was the owner of several val
uable mining claims.
Minneapolis,Nov.25. By the over
turning of a gasoline lamp a terrible
explosion occurred at the residence of
F. A. Walker, and as a result Mrs.
Walker and her daughter, Mabel, 13
years old, ana me aomesne, aiary
Overland, are in Asbure. hospital.
The latter canot survive, the clothjnu
having been burned entirely off her
bidy and leaving her In a terrible con
dition. The girl, Mable, is not ex
pected to live, but some hope is held
out for the mother.
1 - -
Mr. Bryan refused a valuable silver
service at D6nver. We have had
presidents who ncyer refused anything
from a bull pup to a brick block
Chas, Ii. Hood, Broker and Manufacturer's
Agent, Columbus, Ohio, certifies that Dr.
King's New Discovery has no equal as a
rnii.h remadv. I. D, Brown Prop of St.
by La urlppe by i
It. F. Merrill,
n!Ufti.rv. H. F. Merrill. Baldwinsville.
Mass , says that be has used and reccomendad
it and never ki ew it to fail and would rather
have it than any aoci or because 11 aiway
Mr Ilemmme. 3" c.. 15m si,
Chicago, always keps it at brad and has or
r.rnfrrouD. because it instantly relievns.
Eree Trial Bottles at Fred A. Legg's Dgeu
By tt Wounded Bird and Mate Had .His
Eye Tom Out. M
Martin E. SIm.son, tho youngest son
of Charles Simeon, a well-to-do farmer!!
livid near Willow Springs Is certain"
to 1080 the slgpt of one eye as theirs
suit of nil encounter with a pair of
large owls In a stretch of woodland
near tho draltiago canal on Sunday
ftfwrnoon, lays the Chicago Chronicle,
YtmOgSlmMin Is nearly 14 yoars old)
afld his uarcnts t: ran led his rontiest
Stldday When he asked their Consent
to a huntlngitrlp down tha Dcs
plalnes rlVer. l
After lcaVJngjhome lie followed the
river south Until ho fcJched a patch
Of ffoodlandtbforccn Willow Springe
and Leuiont. vhlle going through
the woods he s.r rj 1'hge owl porched
high in a tree nr d brought It to the
grouud with a well directed shot.
Supposing it to )c dead, ho stooppd to
pick It up, whcnthe bird, which was
only slightly disabled, mado a lierco
attack upon himJand before he could
defend himself fastened Its talons
Into the flesh otlils right hand.
Shrieking with'paiu, lie tried to beat I
the angry bird off, but before he cnuld
succeed another Jowl, apparently tho
mate of the Injured one appeared and,
with a fierce swoop, fastened Its claws
In tho boy's uplifted arm and with Its
beak destroyed the right at a single
stroke. The fought desperately for
his life and succeeded In freeing
himself. "With tile gun he quickly
dispatches theinlilrcd bird and finally
succeeded In beating Its Infuriated
mato off. v
Blinded by blood, which flowed from
a dozen cuts and deep scratches upon
his face, and almost crazed by pain
and excitement, the boy reached a
neighboring farmhouse, wlicro his
wounds were dressed and he was sent
Salem, Nov. 27.-iTalkIngton's Cir
cular says: Advices from Minneapo
lis are; Farmers delivered at most
notning this week. In the last three
days 403,000 bushels of wheat havo
been shipped out of Chicago against
receipts of 12,000 bushels. Latest
news .from India show shat tho
dauglit is practically unbroken. Ex
ports from this country will coutlnue
for many moths to come upon an
enormous scale, thoj,loglcal swing of
prices Is upwaruT
Short crops all the world over has
only one construction higher prices.
American markets will supply bulk
of world's deficiency. Wo uro confi
dent that following upward" move
ment in wheat will return a good
Chicago highest quotations Hit.
Liverpool market opened at Cs Od,
STATE HOUSE NOTES.
The twenty-ninth Oregon supreme
court report is being printed.
The board of trustees of the state
Insane asylum, held a special meeting
More than half tho county clerks
In the state house were today notified
by the secretary of state to forward
the assessment rolls from their re
spective counties for tho state board
of equalization, which meets next
New Orleans,' Noy. 27. At the
start of the bicycle road race, two
riders, Robert Kennedy and A. Orr,
collided. Kennedy 60on died of his
Seattle finds a water plant bought
by the city years ago was plastered
with a $50,000 mortgage.
NOTICE OF CITY ELECTION.
Notice i hereby given that at the election
to be held in die city of Salem,(-Oregon, on
Monday, December 7, t?96, the polli will be
open fiom 10 o'clock a, m. to 4 o'clock p. m.,
for the election of the following city ofluer
for the full term of two yean, to-wits
One alderman in the First WMrd to uccetd
Squire Ytwtt, The polling place shall be
at No, 3' engine house at the north end of
One alderman in the Second ward to suc
ceed J. J. Murphy. The polling place shall
be at Basey's livery stable on Court s reet,
between Liberty and High streets.
une amerman nunc uu .
5 arwory bu,,dlnc on b,a,e ,,,cet
"7: !,. in the Fourth ward to sue
ceed W. T Klgdon. The polling place shall
be at Westacott's livery stable, corner of
Trade and Commercial gtrecti.
Witness ray hand this 37th day of Novem
ber, 1806. at the city of Salem, Oregon.
' ED. N. EDES,
1 1 27 did City Kecorder.
Tls f- j? - 1,
Jsfilom Wine Nnuhnrrr Raitir.
Eugone "Dudes" Experience Their
"While oveFfthlng ovcrbctid was" per
rtTliurSUayiHiie grounu was 111 aj
Very poor condition for football play
ing Nevertheless soveral exeltlng
gamer. were played around
hlch centered not a little interest.
,Tno Rnnjo'ln which Salerultcs Were
Were most interested was that be
tween Willamette University and
Pact He College teams at Newberg.j
The Salom contingent went to Now
bcrg via. steamer Altona, arriving at
the pleasant llttlo Quaker town at
II o'clock. The boys were hospitably
.quartered at tho Newberg hotel, tho
new proprietor o(whlch Ib Wm. Ilen
dcrshott, county central committee
man for the Democrats of Old Marlon
during the lato campaign.
At noon a "fooUMl ' courso was
served the team while the Salemltcs
accompanying the team partook of a
more substantial ref tub. After din
ner tho boys went "sight seeing'' un
til It was time for tho game.
Newberg people show their appre
ciation of a good football garuo aud
turned out oomnssa as it were to
wltncs9 .yesterday's game. Ncwborg
college colors were largely displayed
and tho cardinal and old gold at
tached to tho breaBts of a few enthus
iastic Willamette university specta
tators, wero in striking contrast,
Tho'gamo was called at 2:30 with
the following officers: Umpire, C.
K. Edwards, of Newberg: referee I.
II. Van Winkle, of Salem. .Linemen,
Walter Basey, of Sajeni; and Drew
Price, of Newberg.
Newberg won kick-off and
Fullback Patton sent the ball
far Into Willamette's terri
tory, but tho player caught it. Slight
gains wero then made alternatcly,but
the Salem team suddenly rallied, and
within ten minutes after tho kick
off Evans mado a touch down and.
dinger kicked the goal. At this
point in tho gamo W. U's full back,
McCormlck, was obliged to re tiro
from the Held. Capt. dinger, who
had been playing left end, then
played full back, and Winters took
his position as end man. These
changes weakened tho Salem team
considerably, as dinger had not been
accustomed to playing full back.
Newberg again k'eked oh, and after
gaining and losing alternately by a
beautiful end play' Scored a, .tducli
down, Nelson carrying tho ball.
Newberg failed to k, tho goal, and
score stood 0 tof In favor of W. U.
When time for first ,naif was called
ball was In Newberg's territory,
The second half was quite exciting,
each .side .gaining alternately. Dur
ing the entire 25 minutes neither
team scored a point.
Final scoro was 0 to 4 In favor of
Tho players and their pos'tlons
NEWDEna POSITIONS SALEM
W. Macey center, Webb
G. Heater r guard Hidings
W Mctcalf....l guatd Trultt
J. Larkln r tackle Chase
G. Larkln 1 tackle B. Savage
O. Cox rend Winters
II. Nelson lend.... 17, dinner
o. L'rlce n oacK ...aicck Moir
C. Wilson rh back B. Macey
Van Leavltt Hi back J, Lcgg
t back.... J. Mcuormlck
The fair sex 01 Newberg wero out
In full force, and members of the Sa
lem team sincerely regretted they
were unable to remain, and partici
pate In the grand ball that took place
In the evening.
Anyone wishing any Information
as to successful carving, will be fur
nished some by J. McCormlck.
An "old-fashioned" Thanksgiving
tnrkey dinner was awaiting the boys
at the hotel, immedtAtely after the
game, but owing to th lateness
of the hour, they could not
enjoy the feast. Their appe
tites were sharpened by the
Invigorating exercise, and the boys
came near devouring all tho eatables
on board tho boat.
Captain Harry dinger mado some
beautiful tackles, frequently running
across the field to accomplish it,
Bert Macey was always there and
used excellent judgment In making
every play, considering that ho and
Bert Savage and also Trultt hare hud
less than a week's practice, their play
lng was certainly splendid
Aleck Molr, Willamette plucky
llttlo quarter-back, played a good
gamo being especially accurato in
passing the ball.
Jesse Legg, as half-back, Is rapidly
developing Into a valuable player, and
yesterday, supported by splendid
Interference, made some remarkable
galas (or too Salom team.
Patton, Newberg's fullbaok, played
a hard game, and In center plays,
never fulled to get over Willamette's
Mn.ce mndo u good center for Newberg-,
The Newberg team Is a Vcfy Kentlo
luahly crowd of college boys and tho
Hrtlmn team will nut soon forget the
hospitality extended during its brief
stay in tho charming little tbwti.
C. K. Edwnrds, of the Newberg,
who officiated as umpire, was Inclined
to Injuro the Salem team, by calling
"fouls," but tils rulings- wero fre
quently resented, even by tho New
berg team itself.
The Newberg team surpassed that
of Salem, In team work, but tho Indi
vidual playing of our local team was
superior to that of tho Nowberg t6$ttC
Manager I. H. Van Winkle, of th
Salem team, was highly complimented
by numerous citizens of Newberg for
his Impartial rulings as rcforco of tho
A RETURN GAME.
The Nowberg team desires to play
a return gamo which, If satisfactory
arrangements aro mado, will tako
place at the state fair grounds Satur
day afternoon, December 5. An In
tensely Interesting gamo may be ex
pected. U. OP O. MEETS ITS WATERLOO
At Portland yesterday afternoon
the U. of 0. football team, of Eugene,
met defeat at tho hands of tho Mult
nomah athletic team, tho scoro being
12 to 0 In favor of Portland Colo
man, Eugene's end man; mado the
star plays of the day.
BTANFOKD DEFEATS UEHKLEY.
It will bo of peculiar Interest to
many Salemltcs to know that tho
great Thanksgiving game between
Stanford University and University
of California, at Berkley, resulted 20
to 0 In favor of the former. Chester
G. Murphy, son of lion. J. J. Murphy,
of this city, played quarterback on
the Standford team and his many Sa
lem friends aro pleased to hear of his
success as a football 1st. Messrs. J.
Bex Byars and II. A. Watson last
night-forwarded tho following dis
patch to Mr. Murphy,!which certainly
voices tho sentiments of Salem as a
"Murph; All Salem loins with us in
The Journal Is not in tho business
of manufacturing city politics.
Will tho state of Oregon never get
through with that Portland charter.
A mayor Is not wanted. What Is
wanted is a politician who will stand
Inman & Poulson's saw mill burn
ing at Portland throws 1C0 men out
BenJ. F. Kendal who died Nov. 24
in Malheur county crossed the plains
It seems not nil the good acting was
done on tho stage at the Heed, Thurs
Mrs. Minerva Corum died at Wamlc,
aged 80. She was a pioneer settler of
Complete publicity of tho legal
voters of each ward will prevont frauds
at tho city election.
O. P. Bishop, of tho Woolen Mill
store, a very successful business man,
is mentioned for mayor.
We congratulate the Statesman on
having completely ousted tho Oregon
Ian as the organ of "depush."
Joseph Leary of La Grande was
killed under a load of wood ho was
driving homo with Wednesday even
ing. Lydcll Baker, tho sapling secretary
of the Oregon Hallway Commission,
declares Senator Mitchell shall
The city of Portland will bo run by
gangs or thugs until the Orcgnntan
crowd gets back Into power. Then It
will be heaven.
Mr. Woodcock, of Eugene, formerly
A member of the state board of equali
zation, is now a candidate for the sec
retayshjp of ttie board.
What Is the use of good men who
are citizens taking the trouble to voto
only to have their vote nullified by a
voter who is not a citizen,
Frank Davey, secretary of the
Republican) county central committee
Is in a fair way to becotno seorotary of
th,e state board of cqualiiatlorj.
Practiced in the Philippine!,
Chinese Mandarin sOutrlvalcd For
Ban I-'rAnOisco, Nov. 2tNcws
from Manllai brought by the steamer"
City of Peking from Ifotlg Kong.shows
that tho Spaniards have resorted to
tojturc or the natives and half-castes,
or tho Philippines, which surpasses ill
tJFuelty those practiced by Chinese
mandarins In cases Of most atrocioua
Crimes. They aro also cHargcd with
confiscating ttio tho estates of wealthjr
half-castes and deporting thcstJ
wretched vlctlhls to Fernando Po, ott
tho west coast of Africa, a place
which has a cllraato that nuIckW
Jhcso 6tntjgMtn are not given on
tho strengtMeCiPeDorts .of refuse.
Jiie W. TJYlUon, a well-known
correspondent, was recently commls
mlssloned by the ITong Kong press to
go to Manila and report things as
they were Ho was cautioned to evada
thopres3 ccncorshlp, and In several
letters which ho smuggled through
tho lines bp tells of what lie has seen
and what lie lias heard on good au
thority. According to him tho in
struments of torturo used In the
Spanish inqulstlon thrco centuries
ago have been koptt In tho monas
teries, of Manila, and were brought
out recently and used to extort con
fessions from narlvc and mestizo sub
jects. He says over 3,000 subjects
liavo been arrested and kept In jail In
Manila, many succumbing to tho foul
air and tho hideous treatment to
which they havo been sublectcd,
Uprising in Chile,
Washington, Nov. 27. An In
definite rumor has reached hero of a
revolution in Chile, but is discredited
at the Chilean legation, where Min
ister Gana received a cablegram from
tho under minister or foreign affairs,
giving tho names of a cabinet just
formed by President Errazurlz. The
cablo makes no reference to any dis
orders. The now cabinet is as follows:Prlm
minister and minister of tho interior,
Carlos Antuneuz; forolgn relations;
Carlos Morma, justice wid public in
struction, Puga Borne; finance, Sol
oma Yor; war and navy .Ellas Fornan
dcz Albano;publlc works and industry,
Francisco Borga Vallqz Cuoyas. Pre
sident Errazurlz named j a cabinet
shortly after assuming ofllco Septem
ber 18, but there was opposition to it
by tho parllmcnt, consequently a new
cabinet is nnmed.
If there are- house
keepers not using
its great qualities war
rant them in making
a trial'of it
Powder takes the
place - pf soda and
cream of tartar, is
more economical, and
makes the biscuit,
cake, pudding and
sweeter, more deli
cious and wholesome
Those who take
pride in making the
finest food say that
Royal is quite indis
ROYAL BAKING POWDCR CO., HW-'
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