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NORTHWEST NOTES Boo ton County'! Wealth. rl'OIMr, WiiHh. The average vulu of land In Henton county, according to the assessment rollH, Is $11.60 per ucTe. The value of unimproved land which IncludeH timber landH, Ih $5.03. The total valuation of the county is land and Improvement!, $5,464,135; personal property, $1,04K,871. known California promoter, v.lll have charge of the actual arrangements for the race, and, according to tne amiouncciiH lit, Johnny 'i'ayes, St. Ives and longboat have already signed to come here, and Dorando, among oth er stars, will he on hand, If he can reach thin country In time. It planned to hold the rnce at the Mead nwfl track on a day 1'rexldent Taft Is here. OatM. no Bushels to Vie Albany, Ore. The oats crop In the Vicinity of licilln Is Mid to be lieavter ; Three Convict., at I .urge. and of better quality than any other Salem, (re. Two convicts, Alvln part of the Willamette valley this ' Ruck, committed from Umatilla coun- yenr. Mc l'herson Hros. have threshed I ty, ami Albert Vaughn, committed II acres of oats that yielded over !0 bushels to the acre. 1 Melvln Powell threshed US bushels from an acre and a half. Send your young folks to school well-dressed. They will go more willingly and study their lessons better; besides, Isn't dressing well a part of their education? We have bought our stock of clothes for little folks, knowing how they romp out their clothes. Our store Is the children's store of this city. We sell everything for children at a low profit for a good busi ness reason. Children become grown folks. We wish for them to get Into the habit of coming to our store while they are young. While this week we are especially looking after those in school, we are not overlooking others. Our Pall Stock of everything to wear Is full and new. I ; 1 1 up (alaMolii. Brownsville. Ore. C. H Portland, promoter In charge of the field work for the proposed Central Oregon & Pacific railroad, returned Wednesday from Portlund and at once set about making preparations for the preliminary survey for the first 10 miles of road, which will begin on Che southern part of town and extend eastward up the Calapoola valley. Should plans carry and the weather permit, the proposed road will be built ns far as Crawfordsvllle this fall. Further than this the men back of the rond are not giving out any statement. 1, ... ,-11,1, I. . I i . MMH ..-..ris ing at the brick kilns at the peniten tiary dast night walked away about midnight. Four or five convicts were working at the time. The two who escaped had only short terms to Warner of , serve. Mike McMurray. who had served 14 months of a two years' term, es caped from the guards at the feeble minded institute yesterday afternoon In the same manner that about 1.1 other convicts have escaped this sum mer, by walking away. Half Million for on-. Marshfleld, Ore. The Coos Hay Port commission in session here yes terdoy rcclndcd Its former action to bond the port of Coos Pay for $50, 000 and passed a resolution author izing an issue of $500,000 bonds, to be sold as the money Is needed by Elgin Hoy Killed. One of the saddest happenings that has occurred in or about 'Elgin In I many a day was the distressing acci dent by which Slmey dent, a young man well known and liked here, met his death on Sunday last, says the El gin Recorder. The accident occurred on a ridge on the Phillips' creek grade, In one of the canyons above Shlckley's mill, about two miles west of town. The boy, with his father, Simon Gent, was engaged In hauling logs to the Shock ley mill, the team the boy was driv ing being In the rear, nnd hauling two logs of large size. The boy wns t in i ni tmtn I union Work will ho ht'iru n on the proposed government project, i '"" he, "J a 300 foot channel IK feet deep to the sea, as soon as a dredger can be built or leased to replace the dredge Ore gon, which has been ordered to Van couver by the war department. Horribly injured by iog. Dufur. ore. John Piatt was severe ly Injured last Saturday morning. He was thrown from a wagon load of logs he was hauling to a saw mill near Friend postofflce. It Is supposed a log rolled over him. His body was badly bruised nnd his lower Jaw broken in two places. The upper Jaw was also broken. His condition is precarious. At last report he wbb eon srlous at Intervals. Piatt Is a popular young man of the Friend neighbor hood, where he resides with his parents. which caused his death. As the loaded fagoti reached the ridge, one of the outside wheels sank Into a "chuck" cnpsizlng the wagon and burying the boy under the load. Death was Instantaneous. Medford Elka Lodge, The Medford Klks met in called session last night for the purpose of discussing further the matter of In stituting the Medford lodge. It had been decided at a previous meeting to Institute the lodge on the Ifth of this month, but owing to the fHCt that there had previously been arranged 'a meeting of the Jackson County Hankers' association on that day, the date of institution of the lodge has been deferred until the 22nd or 23rd of this month, or some time near these dates which will best suit the gentleman who Is to Institute the lodge. The Institution of the lodge, the Installation of officers and the in itiation of new members will all take place on the same night. Pat lug at Corvullls. Corvallls, Ore. Petitions for 50 blocks of street paving have been filed with the city council, and It II ex pected that other petitions will fol Ijmk atuwtlv Keennd or Main street. full length.' will he paved this fl HP Have Ty,,lMl.l. If It Is nosslble to finish the work before the ralnv season begins. Wash Ington street to the Union Station, Jefferson street to the city limits, Monroe street to the city limits nnd Fifth street full length will be paved as soon as It Is possible to get at the work. Won't Visit Hood Klver. Hood Illver. Ore. Word was re ceived In Hood River today that the itinerary of the Japanese who are touring the United States had been so changed as to exclude the visit to Hood River, as had been planned by the Portland chamber of commerce. The cltlxens of Hood River, through the Commercial club, had secured the services of 20 automobiles In which to take the visitors over the valley, nnd a generous supply of fancy appleg was also awaiting them In cold storage. Paving at Ashland. Ashland. Paving is progressing along the even tenor of Its way, with possibly a little more tenor some days than others. One misses the several teams which have been supplementing the big traction engine in hauling crushed rock to the scene of bltullth lc operations, and It Is reported that the teamsters struck last week for an advance In wages. However, the motor power Is hauling seven conches between town and crusher, so that operations are Btcndlly progressing, nnd the bltullthc mnterlnl Is steadily crawling up Fourth street, as the motor makes several trips per day be tween city and quarry in nrcier 10 keep surfacemen nnd flnshers busy. North Yakima. Wash. The puzzl ing epidemic that has nlready killed close to 400 prime hogs In the Ya kima Vnlley wns today diagnosed by J. ITywenlng. City Health Officer, as typhoid fever. Cultures made from disensed unl- mnls show the presence of typholrt bacillus and post-mortem examina tions show- ulceration of the Intestines. As a result all sales or purchase of hogs has been Interdicted and families have been warned not to eat pork foods. The disease has not yet spread to other stock, but there Is a strong be lief In medical circles thnt mnny re cent cases of typhoid which have here tofore been blamed on water, were due to eating of diseased meat before quarantine was mnde. Of the recent fatal cases of typhoid, several have been young children, older people seeming able to resist the Infection. 4( , r.r - ft 3 I T5e Store Where Quality is Always the first consideration and where prices are always most decidedly fair New Fall Tailored Suits Made with long coats, semi or tlghi fitting, single breasted, notch collar, velvet, silk Malre or trim med. Skirts are made with pleated yokes or panel front and gore, pleated sides, the assortment of materials includes serges, tweeds, worsteds, homespuns, cheviots, every wanted color. Prices, $18.00 to 845.00. Olad to show vou. Children's Shoes 81.00 pedal lot s l sh Agent Nemo Corsets, r. & (;. Corsets, Pawnee Gloves. Standard Patterns. Children's Hose 25. 15? "The Pony Hose," best for wear, price "No Mo Hole" hose, heavy weight, pri Girls Early Fall Dresses The styles are good and prices extremely low. Materials, Gingham, Madras, Duck and Percale. We will place on sale our entire line at prices never before made at our store. Children's Winter Coats and Bonnets Sizes, 3 to 12 years. New arrivals make a plentiful assortment at very low prices. New Veilings and Trimmings Beautiful are the decorations for my lay's Fall gown. Our show ing Includes the best novelties In Jet silk, Jet combinations, irredescent beads, colored silk bands, Jet yokes, bead trimmings, gold and sliver bands, etc. A grand selection for early choosing. VEILINGS In all the new large mesh designs. Colors, Nary, Brown, Black and two-tone effects. Children's Underwear All lines are ready for your inspection, both two-piece and com bination suits, material, wool, cotton, and fleece lined, price? 25 to 81.25. We special our $1.25 yafd wide Black Taffeta We direct particular attention to The splendid weave, especially de signed for hard service. A glorious, lustrlous black, 81.25. Laundry Bags $1.25 The Art Department offers a good size laundry bag with heavy cord, a good quality material, 81.25. A Full Line of Ladies Shoes Just arrived in Patents with Grey Cravanette tops, Browns, and Black Suedes with riveted pearl buttons. Also a full line of new Bronze. Price from 34.00 to 87.50. ALEXANDER DEPT. STORE The Progressive Store fire loss will be regained by the pro perty owners although it is said some of the building carried no Insurance whatsoever. The Dalles Hotter lighted. Ten additional electric arc lights will bo placed in different parts of the city thnt The Dalles may he ade quntcly lllumlnnte at night, says the Chronicle. The mayor and city recorder were authorized at the meeting of the city council last night, to enter Into a ten year contract with the Wasco Warehouse Milling company, for the operation of 33 electric lights at the rate of $6 per month for each lamp, there bring at present but 23 lights in the city. By entering into the long contract with the company, the city will reduce the cost of the operation of the arcs 75 cents a month for each light, 6.75 having been the price paid previously. Marathon Ht Seattle. Seattle, Wash. Robert M. Guggen heim, sponsor for the New York-Seattle automobile race, will net In a similar capacity for a big Marathon race, with entrances of international reputation, In competition here the latter part of this month, according to an announcement tonight. Associated with Mr Guggenheim Electric Road Activity. Dayton. Wash. The latest move In the electric road situation in this vnl ley In the dispatching of engineers representing the Washington Traction company, to the headwaters of the Touehet river above Dayton. In the party are Dr. N. O. Blalnck and Pro fessor W. D. Lyman of Wnlln Walln, nnd E. Tappean Tannatt of Spokane. According to Dr. Blalock the object Is to locate a power site on the Toueh et. The Walla Walla & Columbia Traction company has already com pleted final estimates for a power plant on the Tukanon. With engi neers of both companies In the field, people of this region are elated over the prospects of construction com mencing soon. That one of the two companies will be crowded from the field when the fight which Is about due Is precipi tated, Is evident, as the vnlley will not support two electric lines In addition to the two Steam roads. The present move of the Washington company Is considered the most important yet made. Comptroller Metz Hark. New York, Sept. 7. Comptroller Metz returned from Europe today and wns given an enthusiastic reception by his friends. The supporters of Metz now hnve little hope of secur ing the moyoralty nomlnntion for him and will probably concentrate their efforts toward landing a nomi nation for the comptrollershlp. Met. Is said to believe that Judge Gaynor will be nominated for mayor by the democrats. A Sprained Ankle. As usually treated a sprained ankle will disable tlje Injured person for a month or more, but by applying Chamberlaln'e Liniment and observ ing the directions with each bottle faithfully, a cure may. In most cases be effected In lees than one week's time. This liniment Is a most re markable preparation; try it for a sprain or a bruise, or when laid up with chronic or muscular rheumatism and you are certain to be delighted with the prompt relief which It af fords. For sale by all good dealers. Fin at Woodlnirn. Woodburn, Ore. Fire, which origi nated at 11:30 o'clock Thursday night in the millinery store of Nellie Mor row, gutted n solid block of the busi ness portion, destroying seven build ing ami did dnmnge which has not been estimated tonight, but which will run way up Into the thousands ot dollars. The buildings burned are: Miss Nellie Forrow's millinery store Portland hotel. Chinese laundry. Sterling opera house. Bradley's dwelling. Boiirdonnals dwelling. Billiard hall. The buildings are practically n total loss. What Insurnnce Is cnrrled on the buildings could not be nscertaine i at a Inte hour but it Is understood Try County Official. Buffalo, N. Y., Sept. 7. Trial of former Cashier Jared 0. Weed was moved today on a charge of misap propriation of county funds. Inves tigation of the OOUtlty treasurer's I books discovered a shortage of J70, 00(1 In the back tax funds. Samuel W. Hnlhelns, formerly back tax clerk. Is serving a term in Auburn prison for complicity in stealing the money. VINTAGE FESTIVAL IX NAPA VALLEY San Francisco, Sept. 7. A great vintage festival, the first of Its kind ever held in California, was commenc ed today in the Napa valley nnd will conclude Thursday with elaborate fes tivities at Aetna Springs, nenr Napa. It is proposed to have the opening of the vintage season annually celebrat ed as is done by the famous Schloss Johannesberg. A barn dance will be held at Aetna Springs. Costumes are to be an Important feature of the fea tlval and the actual type of those worn by the German girls of Schloss Johannesburg Is to be copied in sim plicity. Beneath this initiation of fun and good cheer there is a serious move ment on foot by the wine growers ot the state to preserve and Increase the Interest In the vineyard land of the state representing a commercial val ue of $100,000,000. California Is now the only grape-producng district which des not accompany Its vintage season with a harvest festival. Who Said Chicken? WE ALWAYS HAVE THEM. YOUNG HENS, OLD HENS AND SOME THAT ARE NOT HENS AT ALL. PHONE YOUR ORDER NIGHT BEFORE TO MAIN 536 OR B. 8561. East End Grocery Why? From a small beginning the sale and use of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy has extended to all parts of the United States nnd to many foreign countries. Why? Because it has proved especially valuable ror coughs and colds. For sale by all good dealers. Deafness Cannot Be Cured. by local appliances, as they cannot reach the diseased portloa of the ear. There U only one way to cure deafness, and that la by constitutional remedies. Deafness la caused by an Inflamed condition of the mu cous lining of the Kuatachlan Tube. When this tube is inflamed you nave a rumbling sound or Imperfect hearing, and when It Is entirely closed, Deafness la the result, and nnlees the Inflammation can be taken oat and thla tube restored to Its normal con dition, hearing will be destroyed forever: nine cases out of ten are caused by Catarrh. which Is nothing bnt an Inflamed condi tion or the mucous aurraces. We will give One Htm. Iron Dollars for rase of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall s Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars free. F. J CHENEY & CO., Toledo. 0. Send for circulars free. Take Hall's Family Pills for conetlpa tlon. will he several well known Seattle sportsmen. Tim McGrath, the well much of the money represented in the Postofflce Clerks. Atlantic City, Sept. 7. The Na tional Association of Postoffice clerks convened here today for a meeting of three days to be equally divided between business nnd pleas ure. The Texas organization of post office clerks was admitted to the na tional association nt todny's meeting, adding considerably to the membership. Good for Biliousness. "I took two of Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets last night and I feel 50 per cent better than I hnve for weeks, says J. J. Firestone of Allegan, Mich. "They are certain ly a fine article for biliousness." For sale by all good dealers. Will sell or lease hotel doing good business. Terms reasonable. Good reasons for selling. Address Mrs. F Myers, Helix, Oregon. Editors in Session. St Louis, Sept. 7 Newspapermen from various parts of the country, members of the United Editorial as sociation, are In St. Louis today for the annual convention, which will last three days. Charles J. Hennlnger of St. louls Is president of the associa tion, Charles P. Powers of Connecti cut, secretary, anil Frank D. Richard son of Chicago, treasurer. Notice. Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Wheeler will leave September 9 for Seattle to at tend the meeting of the Photograph ers' association and will return about September 22. Owing to their ab sence from the city, all parties hold ing contracts for photographic mir rors or toilet sets will be granted an extension of time until October 15 In which to secure them. Notice to Wnter Consnmcrs. All water bills must be paid by the 10th of the month or water will be turned off. W. O. SUTHERLAND, Superintendent. "Nature can do more than physi cians." Oliver Cromwell. KNOWN FOR ITS STRENGTH UTe First National Bank PENDLETON, OREGON Capital, Surplus and Undivided Profits Resources over Oldest and Largest Bank in Eastern Oregon. Security-Good Service $400,000.00 . $2,000,000.00 For REAL ESTATE See N. BERKELEY Despain.BIock