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n j? , &'tr i j r - .t ft ONE' CENT DAILY -The 1 Gent - - 85 eta, a meatk Vjr Prepaid la Advance. CAPITAL JOURNAL i 1 ' Daily. Ho Papere Sent Time Js Out. VOL. 6. DAILY EDITION. SALEM. OREGON, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1893. DAILY EDITIONT. NO. 187. " . SHBwt j ' SjgSSsWolBKHr-., We are still in it when 00D GOODS! SUCH Shoes, Clothing, Dry Goods, In fact all lines of General Merchandise at the CASH STORK BonanzaBargains inBroken LinesStrawHats J. W. THOMAS, 297Com'l, St., SALEM. . H. W. COTTLE & CO., General Insurance Agency. Representing tke following well-known and reliable Cempanies: HTATB INSURANCE O., .fcltna Insurance Co., Traders' Insurance Co., Han Insurance Co., National Insurance Co., Westchester Klro Ins. Co., Lion Fire Insurance Co., Imperial Fire Insurance Co., London Lancashire Fire Ins. Boo., London A-Bsurnnce l orporatlon, Alliance Assurance Co., Norwich Union Fire Ins.Suc. Oldest and Leading Firm In the City Devoted Exclusively to Insurance, J. W. TflORNBORG, THE OPilOLSTEREIt. Beoovera and repairs upholstered furniture. Long Experience in the trade enuuies me to turn out nrst-olasa worn. Kive estimates. State Insurance block, Ed. C. CHURCHILL BURROUGHS F. T. HART, 247 COMMERCIAL STREET. Lamoureux's Stables, At the Commercial street bridge near Willamette Hotel. New stock and ve hides being added constantly. Ouly the best wrvlce rendered. No shabby rigs nor poor borsts. H. L, LAMOUREUX, Proprietor. West Printing do better work than ever. Count'y orders receive prompt at tention. 203 Commercial St., Falem, Oregon. SMITH BROS., CONTRACTORS & PLABTEKER8. Leave order atCotOe-l'arthnrst bloek.room IS, Ba' em, Oregon. P. J. LARSEN & CO., Manufacturer of Wagons, Car riages, etc Repairing a Spoolalty. Shop 5 Btate strteU FARM FOR SALR A BAIiaAlNlto acre with Improvements over half undr cultivation, real pustnroand soma good Umber. Terms v;y eaay, Ad drew o. I. NASH, 4Mra-4w Wheatland. Or, it comes to low prices on. AS Samples or coverings. JNo troume to Cbemeketa street. Cross, Choice Meats. Wholesale anil Retail Dculer in Frcsli, Salt and Smoked Meats of all Kinds 95 Court and 110 State Streets. Spraying outfits, 103 State Street. LEADING MEECHAN1 ' TAILOR. Co? Has just received some if fhe latest faces of job 'type and is prepared t MONEY TO LOAN On Improved Real Estate. In amounts am time to suit. No delay in oonrlderlug loans. FEAR & FORD, From 12. Bnsh Bank block, 6 134 CflflS. WOLZ, Proprietor of the GERMAN k MARKE1 Booth Opmraereial HU, BiUra. Alt kind Prwb, nail and Smoked Meal and sUtuaare. FBEJ5 DELIVEKr. GENERATING ELECTRICITY. The Money Making Scheme of a Remark able Milwaukee Genius. 1 liad a large cork and bung fac tory in Grand avenue, and I needed power to run my machinery. You know, of course, tbat there is un im mense amount of stored up electric ity in a cat. The problem for in ventors has been to invent a way to extract it profitably. Iu the rear of my factory I constructed a 1-story chcular building, some 60 feet in di ameter. On the floor of this I coiled a glass pipe G inches in diameter. The first coil ran around the out side of the room, tho coils gradually growing smaller till tho last, in tho center, was no larger than this table. It gave mo something like a mile of pipe. Tho top and sides of this pipe were lined with rather stiff hair brushes, the bristles being a little more than an inch in length. At that time Milwaukee was over run with cats. It was impossiblo to sleep nights. I put a notice in the paper that I would pay 10 cents a dozen for prime cats delivered at my factory. I got CO dozen the first day and stored them in the basement of the power house. The motor op erated thus: Placing in tho outer end of the glass pipe an imitation rat made of rubber and propelled by a small in terior storage battery, I would then adjust a cat immediately behind it. The rubber rat would start off at a terrific rate it was made to go through tho mile of tubing in from two to three minutes and the cat of course followed furiously, think ing to catch tho supposed animal throughout the entire distance. Gentlemen, it was exciting to watch a healthy, active cat whip about those spirals, with the mechanical rat about a foot ahead and going like a cannon ball. The cat's back and sides rubbed against the brushes, and her electricity was thus ex tracted. With a storage battery and by sending a cat through every five minutes I generated enough elec tricity to operate my entire plant, light my factory and sell power to run neighboring passenger elevators and small machinery. It also took tho yowl out of tho cats, and gradually the city became quiet At tho end of a week a cat could be caught and used again. In terview in Harper's Weekly. Agriculture In "Wyoming. Hay is a chief crop in Wyoming. Wheat and other cereals are vory important. Of these moro aro raised every year. In some instances thoy have made extraordinary yields. Po tatoes are of a very good quality, and a promising industry is that of rais ing sugar beets. Tho climate and soil aro very favorable to their growth, and they product) an unusual percentage of starch and sugar. It is. however, true that Wyoming's agneultural progress has been slow. There has hitherto been invested $10,000,000 in irrigating ditches with a length of about 8,000 miles and commanding 2,000,000 acres of the best lands in the state. These ditches wero most of them planned and started while tho cattle business was at its height. When it collapsed in 1885, a large proportion had to be abandoned from want of capital. Again, many miles of ditch ing wore built by stockmen not for irrigation, but to got titles to pasture lands. Others were built to get con trol of water rights and with no in tention of immediate uso. Thus of all the land under ditches at the pres ent timo only about 10 per cent can be irrigated, and only 1 per cent is actively cultivated. New York Sun. A Submerged Continent. Dr. Bowdier Sharpe suggested in a lecture on the geographical distribu tion of birds before tho Royal insti tution in London that thero was onco a great continent with its center at the south polo, now submerged under 2,000 fathoms of ocean. It embraced, ho said, South America, Madagascar, Mauritius, New Zealand and Australia, and thus is explained tho existence of tho cognate strn thious birds tliat now exist, or once existed, in those countries. Phila delthia Lodger. Cures Scrofula Mrs. K. J. Howell. Medford, Mass, says her mother ba bee n cured of Bcrof uU by the use of four bottles of Msaasjpjg after barinr bad tnoen other tra HB aunent, and being reduced to qui s"S te a low condition of health, as it was thought she could not lire. lNHERrrED5CR0FULA. Cored my little boy of hereditary Scrofula, which appeared all orer his face, for a rear 1 had riven ap all bop of hla recovery, when finally I was Induced to use HHHMM A few bottle cured him, and IHH tut symptoms of the diseaa ruula. JRm.T. I- Uatuku, Xatfcarvlll, Ml. Ow beek Bl s tkla DUttw sulW ;. kwur If auric Co. iUuu, C. A11G1TI Shall Silver Go Up or 'Go Down? STRUGGLE .RAGING IN CONGRESS Free Silver Men Caucusing in "-'Both Houses A SCORE A VIGTOaY IN THE MATE. k Where They Succeed in Forcing Adjournment. The Silver Commit cee. Washington, Aug. 9. After tho adjournment of the house, friends of free silver held a caucus and adopted the following resolutien: Resolved, We will support a bill repealing the purchasing clause of the Sherman act and concurrently providing for free un limited coinage of silver, with full legal tender quality, on such ratio as will provide and maintain parity between gold and sliver. Be it further re resolved, a committee of seven be ap pointed, bycbulrwan of this conference to draft and Introduce suoh bill. Com mittee ia as follows Bland, Sibley, tfoatner, Lane, Bnkhead, Bryan and. Bailer, and Culberson, Chairman of committee was ufterward added. Dom ocratlo senators also caucused. After two boars session, the caucus adjourned without reaching a conclusion as to line of policy. 1 he subject ot Bllver re peal will not figure iu the senate for a few daj s for the purpose is to adjourn from tomorrow till Monday. A S-ver Victory. Was iunoton, Aug. 9. The vote to adjourn was a sliver victory in the sen ate. The negative votes wore all Re publicans. 1'feifi'er (I'op.) of Kansap, voting with them und Kyle, (Pop.) S. O., vot'ug with the Democrats. Demo crats kll voted for adjournment and were Joined by the following named Republican: Perkins of California; Power of Moutanu; Dubois and Slioupo of Idaho; Jones und Stewart 'f Nevada; Teller aud Wolcott of Colorado. Peace In Samoa. London, Aug. 0. Tho United States, Great Britain and Germany are re solved to end tho Samoau trouble. It Is said Mataafa wilt be exiled. The Hop HarJcet. Nkw Yoiik, Aug. 0. In hops, stocks are i ratty well controlled and held firmly, but the trade Is light, and ex port Interest quiet. It ewers are buy ing cautiously. Best Pud Ilea aro quot ed at 21 to 22 cts. Forest Fires. Ciuri'KWA Falls, Wis., Aug. 9, It Is reported that Hope Village, of 1600 inhabitant-, on tho Wisconsin Central railroad, Is burning up. A large saw mill, much lumber and a large number of buildings are destroyed. Oreat Eunnor. Fulton, III., Aug. 9. Heury Bothune yesterday rati a hundred yards In nine and tbree-quurter seconds. Dangerous Goaaterfelt. Portland, Aug. 0. Edward Mar shall and George Nordale are under ar rest here ou a charge of pasalng counter feit money. The men were arretted esterday on the train between Hosier md the Dalles. Beventy-Ix counter felt dollars were found on their person )ther arrests aro expected aa there U vldeoce of a gang working In tbr Northwest Counterfeit U pronounce' dangerous one. Warning's Senator. Cheyenne, Aug. 0. Governor O- .true has decided not to appoint am ne tothesenatomUlp made vacant bj te resignation of A. U. Beckwlth unti te senate shall have decided the que d whether or not a senator appoint Aer failure of a state legislature t- .lect la entitled to a seat Sonata Does no Business. Washington, Aug. 9. The senate met and, without transacting any busi ness, adjourned till tomorrow, on mo tion of Gorman. The yeas and nays, demanded by Piatt, resulted 48 to 21. CAUCUSES. Tnls will be a day of caucuses. Tho house adjourned till Thursday, to give full scope tosllvermen for consultation. Anti-silver meu have been led to ex pect by expressions of silver men, tbat no filibustering will be countenanced. Call Rates Advanced. Nkw York, Aug. 9. Wall street received a disagreeable surprise this morning in shape of uotice from tLe Associated National banks that they have unanimously decided to increase rates on call loans of recent dato to 12 per cent, and those of long standing to 10, They say the reason for this aotlon is that bo many borrowers laid down on them. It is necessary for self pro tection. Colorado Flood. Pueblo, Aug. 9. The water in the Arkansas river rose eight feet In one hour last night, submerging tho lower part of the city, doing Immeueo dam age to bridges and railways. Moro Counterfeiters. Portland, Aug. 9. William Cody, Fred Smith, E. J. Maynard and J. F. Frourey wore arrested in this city this afternoon on charge of counterfeiting silver dollars, Iron Works Failure. Lebanon, Pa., Aug. 9. Robert H. Coleman, an Iron millionaire and wife, have executed a doed of assignment. Tho liabilities about three and a half millions aud exceed assets. One Banc Minneapolis, Aug. 9. The Com mercial bank has failed. Officers say depositors will be paid la full. Silver Bills. Bonator Vest has introduced a bill to fix thu number of grains ofgjld hi, silver In the gold and silver coins of the United States. Tho silver dollar is to contain 404 4-10 grains of pure silver or C10 grains of standard silver. Tho most significant bill introduced in the senate perhaps was one by Sen ator Hill New York. Tho measure be presented leaves no doubt of his pos ition on the financial iatue. While re pealing tho purchasing clause of the Sherman act It unqualifiedly pledges tho country to bimetallism. Severe Shocks. Santa Rosa, Cal,, Aug. 9. The soverest earthq take felt here since 1SGS occurred this morning. The oscilla tions were apparently southeast and northwi-st. Considerable damage was done by fulling chlmnoyn, brokon windows etc. The court house was badly shaken up, and plastering exten slvely damaged. Anuoynnco of Creaking: Shoes. Whether they nro worn by tho do mestic who wuita on your guosts, making unpleasant "musio when ever she goos," or by tho deacon who walks up tho aisle during tho solo of tho sweet voiced soprano, thero is no greater nulsanco than a pair of squeaky shoos. If tho case is bo des perate that oiling thoroughly around tho solo whero it joins tho upper and then immersing in hot water for half an hour does not cure it, with a tiny awl boro two or threo small holes through the lower layer of tho sole, and with an oil can having a vory lino nozzlo insert a drop or two of oil, in fact, as much as the spot will absorb, and you may go on your way noiseless, but rojoiclng. Now York Recorder. She Wm Bo 1'laln Looking. "Did you win that breach of prom ise caso you conducted?" asked Jar ley's friend. "No," answered tho young law yer bitterly. "My cliont insisted upon appearing In court." "And thent" "When tho jury saw her, they brought in a verdict of temporary aberration on the part of the oefend int." Harper' Ratr. ATCHISON MUSIN08. A man would rather be wicked than ridiculous. If rou want to make a doctor hate you, call hlw "mister." A womau thinks that a man can ac complish anything. Bat a man knows better. People forgot eo many aches in their sleep that It is a wonder they don't try to sleep more. What a contemptible weakness charity U when it is felt for the faults of those yoa dislikst Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report &? ABSOLUTELY PURE STAGE GLINTS. John T. Snlllvan denies thot he has mnrriod Rose Coghlan. Mathiklo Cottrelly will appear with Bussoll's comedians next season. Edwin Ardon will bo a member of Thomas W. Keene's company next sea ton. Max Figman has been engaged to Bap port Johnstone Bennett next season in "Fanny." Ellon Torry has been writing a vol ume of reminiscences which will soon bo published. Fanny Rice Is in Geneva on her way to tho Mor do Glace, She has bought a now play in Paris. Henry V. Donnelly of Donnelly and Gl rard was marriod recently in Now York to Miss Kate Allen. Thero is a report in circulation thot Minna Gale-Hayncs will roturn to tho footlights next season. Alma Stowart Stanley, tho onco groat English burlesquer, is at presont singing in a concert garden in Paris. A faraway Johannesburg (South Af rica) critio hoists tho following over his celumn: "No tickets, no notice." Manager J. M. Hill states over his own slgnaturo that he has no intention to retire from theatrical management. Emily Soldene, osce famous as a comlo Gfttrapla dotmaria'lidw supplying the Sydnoy Evening News with theatrical and musical notices. Go-won-go Mohawk and her company are said to bo quite tho rago In England at present. They aro playing in first class houses to packed audiences. Nnt Goodwin will begin his season at tho Now York Fifth Avonuo theator on Aug. 8 with Augustus Thomas' com edy, "In Missouri." Mr. Goodwin plays a nervy llttlo sheriff of the southwest. TURF TOPICS. Sleepy Jim, a horse that is trotting this year, stands closo to 18 hands. The late Senator Hoanit paid $88,000 for King Thomas. Tho horse was sold recently for $760. Cyclone, 2:28f, although 17 years old, trotted a quarter on tho x'aris(Ky,) track In 88 seconds recently. Mattio II, Dtlli, and Lysumlur Wilkes are in Russia. Both have been trained for long dlstanco races. O. J. Hamlin, one of tho leading trot ting men of the country, goes on record as saying that the kite track must go. Scientists say that horses will eat 80 varieties of plants, the cow 60 and tho sheep 660 out of 000 plants in tho test. William Russell Allen has tendered his resignation as a member of the board of review of the National Trotting aeso elation. Meddler, the 8-year-old by St. Gatlen, purchased in England for $76,000 by W. H. Forbes of Boston, will not be raced this year. The Manchester (N. H.) track is Illu minated by electric light, and night rac ing is to bo one of the features of tho summer season. The cost of the Columbus handicap to the Washington Park club was $17,000, that being the sum it bad to add to make up the $26,000 guaranteed. Tho fair grounds at Newark, O., are no doubt tho most historical grounds of the kind in tho world. The track Is built within a sort of fortification, which was probably erected by tho mound builders. ODD3 AND ENDS, Mulball estimates that tho civilized nations annually pay 2,740,000,000 for food. In Spain women servants are said to bo capricious, slatternly and generally Inferior. Men servant, if good, demand high wages. A curious caprice Is that of a New York woman who haa made a collection of penny toys and has secured over 900 of such trophies. A suit In tho English chancery court began 163 years ago was concluded tho other day, Tho government dutteo and lgal fees covered nearly the eatlro sum fought for, Poaasylvanla haa moro Umber than all tho othwr aorta AUantlo atatoa pat to- other, sovea Wines tut much aa Now York, OBO-avalf moro thaa Malao and sore mm any other of tho western stats short of thooo on tho Paclfio coast. Tho mbm of "sodlacal Ugbt" haa boon given to a singular appearance frequently witnessed soon after sanset or just be fore tunriso. It may bo seen at all sea sons of tho year la low latitudes and lo oBvioualy due to Illuminated matter tar ypMB&lmf tho sun, . Baking lUmivl Failures. Madison Square bank of New York. Capital Impaired $80,000. " Indianapolis Cabinet Works. Debts, $325,000. H. L. Hotchklss & Co., stock brokers, New York. John J hnstone, capitalist, Milwau kee, assigned. Opinions of the Message. , Washington, Aug. 0. The message of tho president was received by con gress with a degree of attention and earnestness that has seldom been ac corded to a state paper. A i otable fact was tho general absence of adverse criti cism from a party point of view and among .hose who have reserved the ex pression of their Judgment, Democrats quite as numerous as Republicans. Gorman Bald: "Tho message Is a clear out statement of the president's views. All the commeut tbat I have heard In the senate Is that It Is as terse and clear a statement as could have been made." Bonator Alllsou remarked: "It lea very fair message." But he thought the tariff references of the president calculated to disturb business further at a very critical time. " PACIFIC COAST NEWS La Grande, Or., Aug, 0. Fliiaga wero mode on 1920 acres of coal land at the United States laud office In this city. The land filed upou is along Beaver ereok, eighteen miles south of this city and ton miles from Hllgarde on tho Union Pacific. It Is claimed by tho discoverers of the coal that they have triced a well defined yeln, vary ing In thick nesn from elghteeu Inches to three feet, for a distance upwards of lx miles. Tho specimens brought In aro of a superior quality. Hillbhoiiv, Aug. 0. News has Just reached hero of thi accidental death of Murtlu King, a young man employed at hauling logs to tho pond of the Man ning mill, on tho wont fork of Dairy creek, last Frlduy. Ho had Just rolled off one log aud stood watching It splosh in tho pond, when another one, larger thou the first, coiuo rolling from the truck and caught him at the loft hip, orUBhtug his hip aud smashing both legs. The accident occurred about 4 o'clock, and ho died after Intense suffer ing about 0. Tho funeral took place Sunday at tho Wilkes oomotery and was largely attended by a host of friends. Deceased was a slugle mau, having no relatives In this state but Martin Maiming, tho owner of the mill, who Is an unole. THE MARKETS. Ban Francisco! Aug 9. Wheat, December, ?1.23J. Boiler 93; new I1.13J. Chicago, Aug. 9. Cash, 68); Sep tember 18J. Portland, Aug. 9. Wheat valley, 1.05, Walla Walla 05; Dee. $.1.21. I KEEP COOL Imldo. outaM. and all tit w-vy Uuwf b. uj ttfuiKiJflsx Wm A- KOOt Raau Thl great Temperance drink t mrZ?7 1 iuhuutuiful.ua it U j?leawnL ttr It. E. M. WAITEl'KINTINa CO., BOOK AND JOB PRINTERS AND Zegal Iila,ik Publlithvr. uU'jNt UrltkfOver thetoHt.Um'ltfi. SMsss2T"lyrJLiKwMsHr HIDDC "y B'fc&ii. J. UdU 4A.