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SALEM, OREGON, FltftfAY, SEPTEMBER ss. 1898,
y Any Dress Straw
(n the house for 25c.
(Mixed Lot of Ladies'
Sizes 2i to 4, all grades, to close out, 75c per pair.
Dj. fV11i1- ji.
iijc&i vuuoui on me iviarKet
All colors, 12Lc the
tiOur New Line nf
hor fall is complete. Prices are very low,
Assorted Lot of Children's Shoes,
Sizes 8 to 2. all grades, heavy and light, 95c,
Neu) York Racket, f
Oh, What a Tumble in Prices !
Our new goods are arriving daily. We have bought
!..... 4l.An 1 l-'l- Al 1 4 ',1 (,
iiii-upcr iiiuii ever una wimc iney last we will seuj
Men's working gloves, a good quality for 25c-
Men's heavy black bib overalls for 50c
Men's pants 65c.
Men's better qualities for $1.00, $1,25 and $1.50.
Overshirts, just the thing for harvesters, 23c.
A good pair of suspenders worth 25c for 15c.
A good pair of heavy sock 5c a pair,
Men's bicycle hose for 25c
Underwear, overshirts and sweaters. A great variety at re
Clothing to fit the small boy or the big man the latest
styles at the lowest prices, In dry goodj we mention, a few
Fine Chncllc tablej covers 1 14 yards square, worth $2
for 85c each,
Lace pillow shams worth 75c for 25c a pair.
See those new outing flannels at 5c a yard,
Tucking, quite a fine selection; see our prices. Yfltr cannot
afford to make it yourself,
Embroideries an endless variety at half values,
The fall clothing season of 1898 Is now here and we are going to take the
lead In selling the best goods for thu least, money.
You jUMt watch and see If things don't get tropical In our line this fall.
.We haye a large assortment of men's, youths' and hoy's suits of Salem
They are the best goods. They arc the best, made, They are the best
trimmed of any clothing cm the market, and will glye best, satisfaction.
M ill MILtS
10 HOPfflffiS ill
Clothing Store to buy
Gloves for Ladies,
18c Per Pair,
Also a Full Line of Overalls
At Very Low Prices.
Remember thes Place,
96 State Stugpt.
Cheapest Cash Store
Corner Commercial and State streets, Salem, Oregon
1 HOT OLD SEASON
HAS JUST ENDED.
It's Just Beyond
IN THE CLOTHING
The Surgean- General
War Department Not Disposed
to Make Investigation.
CRAZE TO CRITICISE.
Discovery of Swindle in Bend Bids
to Secure Large Amounts.
Washington, Sept. 2. Surgeon
General Sternberg sent the following
letter to a New York medical publi
cation which had made inquiries of
him concerning the conduct uf the
war with reference to the medical
department, and especially about the
subject of having an immediate
investigation of ills bureau. He says:
"I am ready at any moment for a
complete Investigation vlth refer
ence to my administration of the af
fairs of tlic medical department, but
war department is not disposed to
make such an lnestigatlon as the re
sult of sensational newspaper articles.
There 5s at present an evident craze
to criticise, without icgard to truth
or Justice. I have no doubt there
will be a '.oiiuresslonal Investigation
Into the conduct of the war, but I dj
not feel atllberty at present to insist
upon an investigation for my own
Vindication, because it is contrary to
It would be wroug for me to
give up all the important otllcial work
which at pre ent almost overwhelms
me, for the purpose of deyotlng my
self to my administration. It would
make It necessary to take clerks away
from their daily tasks in order to look
up the documentary evidence on tile
In my olllcc, and in tiie meantime Im
portant matters would necessarily be
neglected and the sick in all parts of
the country would suffer. It would
make It necessary to call upon the
medical oillcers, who arc now ui gently
needed for the care of the sick In our
various camps and hospitals, to come
to Washington as witnesses, and all
this to satisfy the clamor of irrespon
sible newspaper reporters. There has
been -no oftlclal camplaint with re
ference to my administration of the
"With regard to Montauk point,
I intend to send at once. Licutcriant
Colonel Charles Smart.an experienced
onlcer and the professor of hygten in
A limited amount of wood, fir and oak,
will be taken at the Capital Business College
in payment for tuition.
Persons wishing to board students, or
rent unfurnished rooms should see the
Principal now A young man wishes a
place to work for board
OREGON GREEN ft DRIED- FRUIT CO.
GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANTS
Wholesale r rod ucc and fiuit. Packer and (dripper. We pay highest culi price for
( h'.rVcni, ecei o 1 firmer produce.
A, I WACJNEU Mr
...a-naim.' wHMf BWBl'1
our army medical school, to uinkoa
thorough sanitary Investigation. To
go myseir, much as 1 should like to 'la
so, would be to neglect Important
ofllclal duties In connection with tlje
supply of hospitals, the movement pf
my hospital trains, of hospital fahlps
Interview vVith Shatter.
New York, Sept. 2. The World
prints an Interview with Gen. Shatter
In which he Is represented as saying:
"At Santiago, we had to 'deal with
things as they were, not as they
should have been, Of oour4c there
was sickness, but no one was neg
lected. , i
Doctors were scarce at tlrst, but fye
had boat loads of them,as'.soon as they
could get there. The Men who of
dered a summer campaign, In the
fever Infested country, are responsible
for the natural and unavoidable coij
Chickamauga Sept.2. Six prouiln
ent Chattaaoogans-and four leading
physicians, preferred charges against
Major Hubbard, Surgeon general of
the Ninth New York. Tney charge
him with being responsible for tho
death of Sergeant Frank. v
It is claimed that MaJ. Hubbard
caused the removal of Frank, when
his life might have been saved
keeping him quiet. A court
Bend Bid Swindle.
Washington, Sept. 2. A wide lK
vestlgation of suspicious bids under
last call for subscriptions to govern
ment bonds has been completed by
Solicitor O'Connell. of the treasury
depait merit, and he lias submitted lq
Secretary Gage the massof testimony
on the transactions. Several thousand
subscribers were examined. The tacts
developed show a systematic scheme
operated by single parties to secure a
large amount of the bonds. The In
vestigation was the outcome of com
plaints alleging wrong dealing on tho
part of many -bidders. Secretary
Gage promptly Instituted the InvesJJ-,
tlon,"and Solicitor O'Connell, has af
ter submitting Ills report, held a
conference for two hours with the
secretary on the developments.
The reports indicate that millions
of dollars in bonds were acquired by
irregular means, and that a number
of New York bidders are Involved
In the case. Many of the bids received
from New York are shown to hae
been either signed by Individuals
who had nodlrect Interest In them,
and subscribed their names simply
at the request of, or in consideration
of compensation by other parties, or
the bids Lore signatures that were
Maiy of the bidders, it Is stated,
were hired to sign, and the system
was carried so far, the report goes to
show, that agents were employed,
who were paid so much per subscriber,
the lait named merely signing his
name and giving the bid, with his
signature, to the agent, or directly to
the person seeking control of a large
amount of bids.
A FINE ASSORTMENT OF
All styles and prices.
and Liberty streets.
The reportjand the exact facts are
withheld from publication at this
time for prudential reasons, but Sal
Icitor O'Connell said teday: 'There
are 'a largo number of fraudulent
It Is stated a further Investigation
Is to be made and that the fact de
veloped will be followed by action by
the secretary. This may result In a
refusal to Issue the bonds in all cases
found to have beonjllegal.
Secretary Gage said tonight that,
the invcstigatlons.showcd that a large
amount of the bids offered were not
bona fide, but that tn none of the
cases involved In the Investigation
had the bonds been issued to the
bidder. He said he has no doubt,
however, that In some instances, a
yet undiscovered, the bonds bid for
In a slmlllar way, unknowingly to the
department, had been Issued.
Oregon City, Sept, 2. William
Baxter, aged 33, a lineman of the
Portland General Electric Company Is
dead, as the result of falling 35 feet
from a pole late last night.
Canadian Pacific Loses.
Washington, Sept. 2. The Inter
state commerce corurulsson in the
Canadian Pacific passenger rate case
has decided that the Canadian Paci
fic is not entitled tothe differential
passenger rates which they have
The Canadian Pad lie has contended
for differential rate to eastern and
Pacific coast points. The case Is one
of the most Important which has
come .before the sommlsslon for a
American roads and the Canadian
Pacific having been engaged In a war
over the t raffle between the East and
West. All orders regarding the com
mission heretofore-regarding the case
are left In force.
Philadelphia, Sept. 2. The aux
iliary cruisers St. PaulandSt. Louis
were returned today to the Interna
and Yalo also will be turned over to
the company at New York.
Nnw York, Sep. 2. The Trans
ports Neuces, City Washington, and
city Berkshire, arrived at .Montauk
today. The' Berkshire had 350 con
valescents from Slboney. The Neuces,
had the Twenty fourtli United States
Infantry, and part of the First
Transport Catlna has also arrived
with s,lck from Santiago.. Durlugthe
voyage it was discovered that the coal
In bunkers were afire. The hatches
were tightly closed and the
transport arrived In sarely. The
Thirty-third and Thirty-fourth
Michigan left Wykoff, homeward
Will Act With the Spaniards.
Havana, Sept. 2. Yesterday morn
ing Miss Clara Barton received a
cable message from President McKln
ley telling her to act In perrect accord
with the Spanish officers, and to turn
over the Red Cross Society's supplies,
if convenient, helping them as far as
posssblo In this work, owing to her
thorough familiarity with It. With
respect to the tino of $500 imposed
by the custom-house authorities on
Miss Barton for not havlnga manifest
of tho Red Cross cargo. President
McKlnley directed her to pay the
line, reserving the right to make sub
quent claim for Its refunding.
At Hong Kong.
London, Sept. 2. The United
States transport China, according to
a dispatch from Hong Kong to the
Dally Mail, has arrived there, with
General Merritt and General Greene,
the former en route to Paris to attend
the proceedings of thelllspano-Ameri
can peace commission, and the latter
en route to Washington.
Springfield, III,, Sept. 2. Gov.
Tanner has revoked the leave of ab
sence of the Third rcKlment of volun
teers and will temporary muster them
Into the National Guard regiment of
Sons of Veterans In anticipation of
labor troubles at Pana.
New York, Sept. 2. Tho battle
ship Iowa was put Into thedrydockat
the navy-yard. Her bottom was In a
fairly good condition. The work of
scraping down the vessel will occupy
adout three days. The Iowa Is the
tlrbtshlp io be docked In tue drydock.
COLUMB8, 0,. Sept, 2 An Ohio
hospital train left this morning for
the south to gather up and return the
sick Ohio soldiers.
Galveston, Sept. 2. The quaran
tine against this city on account nf
the yellow fever at Fort Point has
A 'Plurality Man Dead,
Salt LaiJk, Sept. 2. A telegram
from San Francisco announces the
death of the president of the Mormon
church, WllforU Woodruff.
Philippine Isles Being
Insurgent Troops Arc Seizing
TAKE R0EBIE0N -ISLANDS
Treasures and Prisoners Captured
Manila, Sort. 2. Serveral ship
loads of Insurgent troops haye Inyaded
the southern "Islands with a view of
seizing everything possible, prior to
the settlement of peace conditions.
General Itlos, the Spanish commander
with a flotilla of gunboats, Is acting
energetically, but the Insurgents
have captured the Islands of Roableon
and Palawan, where they found treas
ure to amount to 842,000. Many prls.
oners were captured here.
Bkiilin. Sept. 2. A seml-ofliclal
notesays: Peace having been estab
lished between the United States and
Spain, orders haye been given the
German naval force at Manila to be
reduced to one or two ships.
Peace Conference ot Its Own.
BnitLiN, Sept. 2 Reliable Informa
tion obtained by the Associated Press
is to the effect that Russia Intends to
convene tt peace conference nneinonth
after the adjournment or the Spanish
Safe at Home.
Santander, Spain, Sept. 2. Trans
port Coyndonga arrived from Santi
ago with 2143 oillcers ana men of the
conquered Spanish army.
jLondon, Sept. 2. A report Is cur
rent here today that Great Britain
and Germany have signed a treaty of
alliance for Germany's support in
Parts. Sept. 2. The moyement In
favor of the revision of the Dreyfus
rase Is growing strnnger,cvcn in those
papers, which until now, haye been
hostile to the prisoner on Devils
London, Sept, 2.--A special last
evening to the Standard from Paris,
says. The French cabinet lias do.
elded on ii revision of the Dreyfus
Euucnh, Or.. Sept. 2. John Hunt,
while hunting today, dropped his gun
In getting Into a buggy. The ham
mers struck the side of the buggy and
the gun wat discharged, the contents
entering' Hunt's left breast a little
below and to the left of the nipple
and tearing a large hole In his side.
Several ribs were shattered and pieces
of bone were picked out of his lung.
Ue was brought to Eugene. He Is In
u critical condition.
The Dalles. Or., Sent. 2. Tho
steamer Sarah Dixon, on the trip from
Portland succeeded in towing the
wrecked steamer Regulator from the
canal into the drydock of the Cascade
locks, where she now lies safely on her
side. Her hull Is a complete wreck
Hpr machinery and cabin were saved.
The company will attempt to flcut Iter
on aooutaoO oil barrels and lake her
to Portland for repairs, the last of the
No Settlement Reached.
1'ana, Sept. 2. No settlement at
the mining strikes has been reached.
President Hunter, of the United
Mlncworkers, returned from Ala
bama, where he went to try to pre
vent the negroes from coming to tills
district to take the place of the
strikers. He was unsuccessful. A
carload of negroes are coming this
afternoon. Union miners threaten to
ditch the train.
Excursion to Newport,
Another excursion on Sunday the
4 th. The weather at the bay now is
everything that could be desired,
There Is no ruin, fog por wind, and
the weather for Sunday will be suit
able for a good excursion,
An adjourned meeting of the Cap
ital Emergency Corps will be held
Saturday at 3 p. m. at the residence of
Mrs. Governor Moody; all commlltlcs
and members aro urged to attend as
Important business istobeconsldcred.
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AMERICAN SHIP BURNED.
Missionaries Stoned and Other Ant-For-eign
VANcocvnR, B. O., Sept. 2.-The
steamer Empress of China brings tho
following Oriental adylccs:
The American ship Baring Broth
ers, from New York, wad burned In
the harbor of Kobe, August 10th.
About 3,000 tons of matting was also
destroyed. It islestlmated that the
fire was of Incendiary origin. When
the vessel arrived at Kobe from Yo
kohoma six of the crew were lu Irons.
Four were afterwards liberated.
The United States consul at Shang
hai is inquiring Into the most recent
untl.forelgn outrage. Msssrs Chapln
and Alexander, of the International
alliance mission, while on their way
up the Yuen river with their housj
boat, were stoned at Hongklang, The
boat was smashed and theu burned by
the mob. The two travelers barely
escaped with their lives on a Chinese
gunboat. Thootllclals did nothing to
At Hong Kong they, say there Is
gnnc reason to fear that the steam
launch Wlngafoo, which files the
American flag and which left July 2
forCavitc, has foundered.
The Corean government has estab
lished a land survey office, with a
view to surveying the land in the
empire and examining the position of
the roads, bridges and fortllicatlons.
A contract lias been signed between
the United States minister and the
Corean government to engage an
American englccer for parrying out
It Is stated that the Corean govern
aicnt will grant to Japan a railway
charter between Seoul and Fusan, If
the Japanese government will sur
render a number of Corean refugees In
The annexation fever has spread In
Japan, which recently raised the flag
of the "rising sun" over a small island
south of Japan. Tho Island Is said to
have been discovered by an American
captain and marked on the chart as
Marcus Island. A small colony has
been Rent4xjxultlvato:"the Island. "" j
Tho Indemnity paid by the Ha
waiian government has been received,
and its disposal will be shortly de
cided on, After claim i for compensa
tion by the emigration companies
have been paid, tho balance will be
appropriated to defray the expense
incurred by the government in the
The Japanese legations at London
and Washington will be raised to tiie
rank of embassies.
Chkyennk, Sept. 2 The National
Irrigation congress opened today with
increased attendance. The report of
Col. Maxon, a member of the commit
tee appointed toyahe Lincoln congress,
was read. The committee had suc
ceeded In framing a bill which has the
support of the committee on arid
lands ot tho house of representatives.
Tne bill provides that states taking
advantage ot the Carey law shall have
ten years from date for final reclaim.
The state may tile through the local
land office for temporary segregation
for a period of four months.
3 Salem's Greatest Store. 2
An Old House With New Values,
What few old goods wo had are burled beneath the Hood of Fall stuff
tii.it has swept in upon us.
. See the New Beauties,
f00 new rain protectors Just opened.
Prices from 35c up. Never before
have we shown such a line. Colored
Taffetas in all the latest shades ucd
newest handles. Our $1,25 and $l.r0
ones are better than most $2 kinds.
JOSEPH MEYERS & SONS.
Phone 1, 278 -280 Commercial street, corner Court
Tfco Herd Is Mm Mst toM pvm4tt I
blew. Actri ti4 tlraw k MHf I
ItOYAk tAKINa POWGCK CO.. tW YORK.
One of (the Largest Theatrical Printing
San Francisco, Sept. 2.-The
Francis Valentine Company, the
largest theatrical printing house on
the Pacific coast was attached by the
Donolioe-Kelley bank for $15,000.
There aro other creditors," but the
amounts owed them are -comparatively
small. This firm has been
partlcluarly unfortunate, having been
burned out three times within a few
years, and alo suffering a very heavy
lo3s through the dishonesty of a
former secrctrry. It Is under
stood that the creditors will deal
leniently with the embarrassed firm,
No receiver has been appointed
Washington, Sept. 2 In order to
keep the regular army up to the max
mum of 01,000 men, the war depart
ment will have recruiting oillcers at
all stations, where volunteers are
mustered out, with a ylew of giving
the men an opportunity of enlisting
in the, regular service. The time they
nave served in the volunteer service
will be allowed them as part ot the
continuous bervlce in the rtgular
brancli. . ,
Washington, Sept. 2. Orders have
been Issued by the war department
Mint allrcgular rarniy r>nients..; at
Montauk, which were stationed east
of the Mississippi river shall return to
the same stations.
President at New York.
Ni:w Yonic, Sept. 2. Tne presi
dential party reached this city this
morning and were driven to tho
promptly relieves tho cough, stop3
tho tickling in the throat, and in
chfcos quiet and refreshing sleep.
2SIZC lA Price.
than over, acd ac lower prices than
ever, In all the new attractive rahrlzs.
in all styles, this label,
HAnT, SOHAFFNEH & MARX.
QUARANTCEn O LOTH I NO.
Is sufficient guaranteo ot quality
and style, lit and workmanship,
Come In. No trouble to show you
The most popular hat shown at a
popular price. Wo warrant every
one. Newest fall hlmpes V) show you,
Some great values, New Rohmh
stripes, regular 60 centers, as a upecUl
drive, wosay, per pair
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