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OVEK THE CAPITAL CITY.
'Complete Recital of the Daily Doings Com piled From Various Sources. Happenings Over the City and News From the Country Honndabont. Salem, Tillamook anil Astoria. Regarding tho construction of a line of rail from Salem to the sea, tho Capital Jouiinal in a recent issue said: "The time is ripe for ''something to be done. Let tho op portunity not pass unheeded. Now is. tho time to net." Tho Tillamook Headlight re marks: ''That is the proper way for progressive pcoplo to talk, nnd Tillamook is ready to shako jiaiids aid go to work with any company who will uso the proper energy and display tho proper tact looking to tho furtherance of tho scheme. Why Astoria should go to slcen unou tho evo or achieving a victory is more than mortal can comprehend, liut it seems her dic tate is 'thus far and no farther.' But if Salem will lend aid to the project her future will bo assured, and after It is too late Astoria will wako up to find tlat Itlp Van Win kle recognizes, not even his 'dog Snyder.' Tillamook wants this road, Salem nc!ds it in her lino of business, and Astoria could make herself tho banner shipping port of the North Pacific. If Astoria wishes to give It tho cold shoulder let Salem come right along to Tilla mook, and wo will afford and re cord her all privileges any sea port town on the coast can give, besides working hand in hand and heart to heart with those who are ready to further an enterprises in which there Ik incalculable wealth for both ter mini. Goln, friend Salem, and you will find Tillamook always ready to meet you half way." J The Unitarian I'hurcb. As the congregations and Interest continue to increase in the services conducted by Prof. Hork in the hall over tho Capital Journal office, thoughts turn and Indications point to the organization nt no distant day of a church. At present tho Unitarian society is the only organi zation, but it is thought a church will be built before many months, as many persons of wealth and in fluence are being attracted to the halls of this society. Beginning with next Sunday evening the pastor, Prof. Rork, will inaugurate tho discussion of a series. With succeeding Sundays he will take for his subjects respectively, Creation, Immortality, Adam in Eden, Adam but of Eden, and tho New Birth. LOCAL SUMMARY. A Very Mild Winter. To-morrow is Christmas. While our telegraphic columns announce great storms of snow and wiiid in the east and north. Oregon advices are that light frosts, sufficient to form a delicate sheeting of ice over still water, are prevalent. Her green and growing grasses aro bask ing under a genial sun. Not one flake of snow has yet fallen. In the Willamette valley roses are still bloomiug out of doors, and the hardy strawberrry Is ulossotnlng. Last night was the coldest night we havo had this winter, and yot the thermometer registered but a few degrees below tho freezing point. out tifnl Slnuei'S. Saturday afternoon tho peniten tiary received an addition of four to Itn number. They were mere boys and citnio from tho metropolis. They Avero George llanlon and Willio Brown, tho youthful highwaymen, to servo two years and one year respectively; Hugh Boyle, to serve three years for stealing ti box of tea ; A. J. Kutschkc, to servo one year for attempting to pass a fraudulent check. Tho two first named are more children, aged about thirteen and weighing less than one hundred pounds each. What could speak more forcibly for the establishment of a reform school than tills? It is of almost weekly occurrence that this receptaclo for the criminals of tlio state must receive ono or more boys. Thoy are not yet lost to tho world. A few years in tin industrial tchool or houso of correction might inako good men of them. Some Fine Specimens. Harry Thomas, who is largely in terested in somo mining claims up on the Santiam, is exhibiting some fine specimens of gold token from n pan. Ho seems to think tho future of that region ns a mining district is bright. Tho gold is of good quality and a careful estimate places tho number of colors to tho pan at from n hundred to a hundred and fifty, Tho next few years will be full of interest for those who have interests on the Santinm. A Holiday All Around. As to-morrow is Christmas, tho day of all others upon which to re joice and bo glad, there will bo no issue of tho Capital Journal. To-day wo give our readers a paper brim full of good reading and to morrow our forco will celebrate. Wednesday evening tho Journal will bo out as usual. In tho mean time wo wish our readers all a merry Christmas. Fiometblnj; Very fine. Salem Is soon to havo ono of the jiiofjl complete Write-ups tho capital city lias over enjoyed. When wo say tho West Shore Is devoting Its January number chiefly to Salem, it goes without saying that tho il lustrations and subject matter will bo something suporb. Tho West Hhoro has a happy faculty of never undertaking any task that it can- nfit carry out to tho Jotter. It has been a long time since Salem had a satisfactory illustrated article, but the present ono promises to cover all MHt deuclouclos. It will bo a mar vel. Those who Wish u really morltorloui work, will do well to negotiate foroxtrn copies whluh may lo sent to friends in the East. Not on the Dills. A special feature in tho celebra tion of New Year's day is a total eclipse of tho sun. Therefore get your smoked glass ready und pre pare to play peek-a-boo. The eclipse will bo almost total hero and if there bo no clouds it will bo a sight worth seeing. It will begin about noon and about two o'clock it will bo almost total, when it will gradu ally pass ofl about five o'clock p. m. A Legislator l'asses. Hon. B. V. Short, representative from Clackamas county, Is traveling over tho stato on tho O. It. &N. Co's lines on a free pass presented by tho company. Woodburu Independent. Clause About Santa Clans' Claws. Tho "Mini about town" tells the Albany Democrat that "there Is, af ler all, some difference between the holiday season with snow and drifts and piercing winds as an element, the program In the East, and tho holiday season of Oregon with niud and a mild atmosphere In tho lead. Santa Clans simply puts on his big boots, takes oil' his furs, using n gos Kimer, gets a boat wagon ami sails ahead, and wo enjoy littn just as much and have Just as big a tumblu with tho kind hearted old follow who lovct Webfoot children it ml knlukorbooUors Just tho same, and do Itollovo ho carries a bigger pack hero and that It takes more guntil- nooks foj stockings." ! ' ' Coming lUcl. Word rwuihes us from Ploasant vlllo, I ml., from one of Salem's well remembered dentists, Dr. Jennings, who law been traveling oast for sev eral mouthi in tho Interest of hU profession. He tella'us' that gaUm "U tho place" und that he will bo back to Oregon's genial ellnio by January f February, Ho come back prepared to open a better ami iuoa extensive place of busluoas han ho hiu ever hud before. Wheat (Solng llowu.; At Albany tho wheat market is demoralized, that cereal bringing only it) cents there, with no sales. It continues at 75 cents here, but transactions are slow. Another Purchase. Saturday the A. Olcsy farm of 107 acres near Aurora was sold by Hughes, Bellinger & Oo. to parties from tho east. Tint consideration was $3,000 I'brlttmas (lifts. With tho written consent of her parents a marriage license was to day issued to Jt. L. Wlmer, aged 25, and Miss Minnie Jones, aged 10. How to Boom Your Town. Wrtto about It. Talk about it. Keep your sldowalks In good re pair. Always cheer up tho men that go In for Improvements. Your portion of tho cost will be nothing that Is not right. Don't klok at auy proiMteod im provement because It Is not at your own door or for fear that your taxes nro lulled fifty cents. Encourage straugora by making them feel welcome aud at home and when they want to buy proper ty don't ask thorn twice as much as you would a tvaldont. Cooli's hotel opened to tho pub lic yesterday. Boats now run on tho Willam ette from Harrisburg down. Painless dental operations at Dr. T. C. Smith. 02 State street, tf. Tho school for tho blind hns taken an adjournment until after the holidays. Regular meeting of W. C. T. U., Tuesday, Christmas day, at 2:30 p. m., at their hall. Sheriff Croisan is at Albany to day taking in tho Bights of that metropolitan burg. The Albarty Democrat sayd Cor vallls Is entitled to tlib Agricultural college, whoever ruhslt. The place to buy your Holiday Goods Is at tho Capitol Adventure Company, opera house corner. tf. Before purchasing clothing it will pay you td'call tin tho Capitol Adventure Co., opera house corner. tf. Ono town or tho other Is to bo disappointed, as Mdbdy is advertised for both Eugene and Salem January 3rd. For choice groceries and flue Salem evaporated fruits, and gen eral groceries pay a visit to Martin & Cox. tf. The placo to buy your Holiday Presents Cheap Is at tho Jewelry Store of John G. Barr, 100 State St., Salem. 3d-lw. For holiday caudles, nuts, cigars, notions, etc, goand see what Speight & Souder, Court street, offer you. Prices low. 1 m d w Follow tho crowd and you will turn up at Squire Farrar's, where groceries aro pure and cheap. Join tho procession. tf. Diversity in farming and duo attention to the fruit and dairy in terests of Oregon will make it a rich and prosperous state. We havo a climate and a soil equal to any in tho land, and let us learn how to make more out of them than has been done In tho past. Alfred Wh celer Is a caudidate for tho Albany postofflce and a peti tion is bei ng circulated in his interest. There aro several others who would like to have it. Be sure aud call at Wm. Sar gent's and examine his stock of Christmas goods before purchasing elsewhere. Ho has a nice lino of goods. Commercial street. 4-d. Tho Telegram says that if Salem experiences ns much advantage from the introduction of street cars as bus East Portland, the capital will receive a stimulating Impulse. Notice. All persons knowing themselves to bo Indebted to Rotan & Whitney will obligo by calling and settling their accounts within the next thirty days. 1-w. Rotan & Whitney. You'll regret too lato thatyoit did not havo your friend or relative visit Sperry the Artist and have a per fect likeness taken. Heed the moral go now bofore it Is forever too late. For fine work Sperry, the Artist, knows no superior. t f St. John asks the question, "Aro you for the saloon or the home?" The answer given Is, "you bet your life." But when you are asked where you can get tho best goods and price on tea, eoflee, groceries, etc., tho answer Is, at Squiro Far ltir's. tf. Tho tluest lino of Holiday Goods ever brought to Salem, consisting of Library Lamps, China Tea Sets, Vases, Cups laid Saucers, Box-wag ons, Dolls by tho hundreds, Doll wagons, etc., can bo found nt John G. Wright's. Prices are tit bed rock and goods first-class. tf. -Supremo court hns taken an ad journment uh'tll January 15th. A fine new stock of-groceries, drugs, etc., Is that bf Roth & Greeri lmuui in tho opera building. The News says tho latest aspir ant for the position of United States Marshal is Hon. J. tf. L'ee, of Dallas, Polk county. tin to-rfiorrbw afte'rhboti tho nuptials of Davb Ashbaugll nnd Miss Stella Torrey will bo celebra ted in this city. Hanging lamps.choico groceries candles, and many nice things, and cheap too, may bo found at L. S. Winter's. 'tf. Recorder Strickler this morning sentenced R.-H. Warren-and Ge'orgo Brown each to fottr liays in the cooler. Drunkenness was the charge. Three of tlio family of Ubuls Se guin at Woodburn are lying very low Tyith typhoid fever, - but with more hopes of recovery tile past few days. Those who desire to pa their sub scription to tue uapitol journal in wood can bo accommbdated. Bring along your fuel mid A receipt will given you. We pay the mar ket price. Among those recently commis sioned as notaries public are: C. H. Wilshire, Lakevlew; S. E. G'rlm'ths, Arlington; W. H. Messlck, Pdrt landj P. J. Packard, Ft. Stevens; N. C. Dale, Mist. Every boy will bo presented with a top and every girl with a story book. This applies to all who make purchases at George F. Smith's great Auction House during the Holidays! Bo sure and remember this. tf. On Saturday night tho Alka Hesperian society was engaged in the discussion of tho question, "Re solved, That the pardoning power of the president ind of the governors of tho several states be abolished. " Tho debate was full of interest. Vic tory perched on tho negative side. That we go from home to hear the news is demonstrated by the following from a Dallas paper: "A note from West Salem says that Mrs. Fred Loose fell one day last week and broke her leg; that little Lena Shindler was burned at Highland Tuesday, and that Miss Anna Loose Mrs. Fiuley and tho Winslow family havo tho diphtheria. SAtfTA CLAU8I At-- LUNN & BROWN'S Finest Stock in the City! Furs, Handkerchiefs, Silk Hose, Silk Mitts, Gloaks, Dry 'Goods, Ladies Hand Purses Etc, 23) Cor. State and Commercial SAXEM, OREG01 CALL AND EXAMINE BOOTS AND SHOES UNIVERSITY NOTES. Points of Personal Jlenton and Notes of News. Highland, CUokamax, Co, Or.. Mar. 'JO. I hae nuffirtxl with a, UImnji o( tha kid tiers for d or 7 ors iuid fur the Uut two imuiUuhuvqWuUMuiiwiUi a pain In i)ck, A friend nt me u iainple of the Oregon Kttfnry Tea, aud having used It onv weak I cA rto good Ciy work. I have derived more benWU front It than all the tuedlelnw 1 uao uver takeu. Sold ojr D. W, Mathdws 4 tX). For fino work you should go to Cherrlngtoii's, tho artist. If you are looklug for something nice for the holidays, go nnd see him. His work is tho finest. Time is fleeting and Christmas is hear. Re sura and give him time to tlnlsh your work Up nicely. Tho accepted tlmo to have your "picture struck" is now. tf A startling yell was heard this morning on tho corner of High and Court 'streets that chilled tho blood. But Invostlgalton proves that It was only tho boarders cheering tho clean and puhitnulo faro of tho' new "Home Restaurant" and Its propri etor E. M. Law. Board f3 por weok. tf. A visit to the gallery of Cuttor lln, the artist, demonstrates tho axiom that good work always fluds a ready sale and good goods a firm market. Ho Is rushed with work nnd continues to turn out tho best, always giving complete satisfaction. He Is agent for Prof. Kruniboln's oil paintings. Give him a call and get a perfect likeness. tf. Tho joint societies have arranged a program and intend to give a joint meeting at tho end of the present term. Prof. Van Scoy, after wishing the students a pleasant vacation, an nounced that school would begin again on Wednesday Jan. 2nd. Many of the students have left for their homes to spend hblldnys. Thoso whose homes aro too distant to pay them a visit will remain and entertain themselves as best they J can. C. E. Robblus, recently from Canada, and F. C. Duzzell of New Hampshire, entered school Monday. These with other distant represen tativs spefk well for the reputation of tho University. Prof. John M. Peebles came up from Jacksonville Saturday and will spend holidays visiting friends in Salem. He reports his school as keeping even pace with tho pros perity of Southern Oregon. It is rumored, aud we think on sutllclent ground, that T. P. Boyd and Miss Mattlo Russell, both old tmie students, will be married about Now Year at Ashland. And thus they go. Who. will be tho next ? , Company A aro taking stops to become Co. D'of tho Ofegon Nation al Guard. Tho company aro belter drilled than many of tho tho State's companies, and It is hoped they may bo successful in their efforts. J. W. Ronscn went to Sllvertou Tuesday to bo present at tho wed ding of J. S. Vau Wlnklo who was married to Miss Llda Hayes. Mr. Van Wluklo is a graduate of tho academy of the class of '88, And has many friends around the University who wish him a warm congratula tiou. The Phllodorlans held an interest ing meeting Friday 'eveninc In tholr hall. Several visitors and a numbor of ladles of tho Phllodoslans were present. Tho question was debated Resolved, "That In order to no cornpllsh the greatest results1 In practical life, not more thun five years should bo spent in oollege." Tho discussion was opened on the affirmative by L. F. Belknap; on the negative by J. T. Mathews, nnd It will lie to tho people's interest to examine their stock Shoes and boots before buying. They have just received an Excellent stock from tho best factories, and every pair Is warranted to give satisfaction. REMEMBER -When looking for -Call Fry,(s Drug Store! Toilet Goods and Cases at Raduoed Prices. BgyHandsomest picturo cards ever given away in Salem. Lady Callers. Free Ghange in Business! ! Jannary 1st, - - AVe wiil mike 1889, A f a ESTABLISHED HI NATIONAL ACTINE The Capital National Bi SALEM, Capital Paid op, Surplus, - - OK- OREGON. JIjJf uiuu uiai urao wo snail oner our Entire Stock for CASH at Prices that BEAT Our Own FOR LOW PRICES. That is Saying A Good Deal in So Short a Space. Call Early, And get the benefit. Forstncr, Tiffany & Co, 297 Commercial St.. ' Salem, Or. It. 8, WALXiACB, - - PWIM l V. W. MARTIN, - Vice-Frcsideni J. H. ALBERT. ,- - - CM&10 DIRECTORS) V. T. Gray, "W. "W. Martin, J. M. Martin. n. S. Wallace. Dr. V. A.Cus!ck, J. II. Albert. T.McF.l'ntton. LOANS MADE To lnrmcrs on wheat and other) nbla timdiion.ToonsIimed orin1 cither In prlvato eraxarlesor Siubllo warehouses. State and Cbunty Warrants BoughUtF COMMERCIAL PAPtK Discounted at reasonable rates. rtrnurn rilMwtt nn VauT Vnrlf. ClllCXe Pmnclsco, Portland, London, mrta. uong jiong ana uaicuiia. Merchant Tailor! A MAN OF TWENTY YEARS' EXPERIENCE, And supplied with 6nly EiUrst Class Goods SUITINQ t ..- ikrfinnii Km ri Km(r Vnrfc lndon and I""1.. bought antf sold. Bute, i"1"? 1 Invited to deposit trod, transact' with us. Liberal adTanaw wheat, wool, hops ana mn Xniv rauonanis rates. Insurance oa sw i ,.,,..,', ,,,. '.. ....,. , . curity can bo obtained at mo " was uvuuw iu lavor ui iuo negative. otaie lusuranoo VO'S. DIOCK, uaiem most reliable companies. PANTS GOODS, VEST rATTEIUCS 'Satisfaction guaranteed. G. C. 110GAN. First Niiona SALEM, OBEOON. WM. N. LADUE, -DR. J. REYNOLDS, JOHNMOIB, - - Vice II GENERAL BANKING.