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HAIiEM. OBEGON, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER JLU, 1893.
We will sell you an all
wool suit, Navy 'Blue, war
ranted fast color; for $5.
O. W. JOHNSON & SON.
H. W. COTTLE & CO.,
General Insurance Agency.
Representing the following well-known and reliable Cempanies:
STATE INSURANCE CO., -Slna Insurance Co.,
Traders' Insurance Co., Hun Insuranoe Co..
National Insurance Co., Westohester KireIns.Oa,
Lion Fire Insurance Co., Imperial Fire Insurance Co..
londou & Lancashire Fire Ins. Hoc., London Assurance corporation,
Alliance Assurance Co, Norwich Union Flro IihuSoc.
Oldest and Leading Firm In the City Devoted Exclusively to Insurance.
I W. TflORNBORG,
-Rovrooni nnri ronafrn nnliolstered furniture. Long ExDerience in the trade
enables me to turn out flrst-class work.
jrive estimates. State Insurance block,
EX Meeker & Co.,
OFFICE, Oberheim Block, up stairs, Salem.
W, A. TEMPLETON", Gen'l A dent.
F. T. HART,
217 COMMERCIAL STREET.
do better wprk than over,
203 Commercial Bt.,
MITCHELL, WRIGHT 5 CO.,
245 Cemwcrclal Street
American Fire Insurance Co., Pblla.
Home Insurance Co., New York.
Norwlcb-Unlon Ins. Co.. Liverpool.
Palatine Insurance Co.. Manchester.
Ovr Ob. Million Dollar. Dialled
Prewetioa of Policy
All Less JLdJU4 na4 Paid Through Salem Agency on Policies Writ.
btVariaa Polk. Yamhill and Linn Counties.
Samples of coverings. Np trouble to
Wholesale and Retail
Dealer in Trcsb, Salt and
Smoked Heats of allKinds
95 Court and
110 State Streets.
Has just received some
of the latest faces of job
'tvne and is prepared to
Country orders receive prompt at-
. . SALES, OREGON.
I Western Assurance, Toronto, Canada.
Lancashire, Manchester, Eog.
Home Mutual, Ban Francisco, CaL
With State Treasurer of M
Holder in Oregon only.
$275,000 Taken from
an Express Train. ,
A HAND TO BAND FIGHT
McKINLEY SPEARS TRUE WORDS.
Senator Mitchell Speaks for Free
Train Held Up.
Rkniiali.vili.e. JCnd.. Sept. 12.
The Lake Shore fc Michigan South
ern passenger train, No. l4,was held up
by a gang of robbers this morning, at
Kesler Hiding, Ave miles west of here.
The west switch was thrown, showing
a red light, and when Engineer Knapp
stopped his engine, he was flred upon
and bit lu the shouldol by a bullet from
a Winchester rifle. The robbers then
covered the train crew with rifles, and
after blowing open the door of the ex
press car, three of them entered, and
covering the express messengers, pro
ceeded coolly to blow open the safe.
It took five cartridges to accomplish
this. The robbers, after taking what
they wanted, departed. The train was
held about an hour. Engineer Knapp
will recover. The amount taken from
the safe is not known.
Engineer Knapp brought his train
here but was unable to go farther on
account of his wound. It is believed
he will recover. There were two safes
in the express car, one for through mat
ter, to which the messenger had no
key, and one for local matter. The
robbers compelled the messenger to
open all the safes, from which several
thousand dollars In currency were
taken,'tum blew open the bigsafe with
In the outer department there was a
quarter of a million dollars In gold,
with which tbe robbers loaded them
selves, not stopping to open the inner
compartment, in whloh there was a lot
mora money. In their baste to get
away tbe robbers also overlooked two
Tbe train Is tbe heaviest for express
on the road, and frequently carries half
a million dollars. It la believed this
fact was known to tbe robbers.
When they left the train they went
In a southerly direction.
The point at which the robbery oc
curred, Is In a deep cut In the woods,
but all tbe country around is thickly
populated, with little timber, and it la
believed to be impossible for tbe robbers
to escape. Posses are out scouring the
country In search of them.
General Superintendent Crosby of
tbe United Btates express company de
clared the total loss to be less than
twenty tnousand dollar. He says the
robbers thought they were carrying
away bank notes, but secured mostly
paper, worthless to them, and that
Iihey overlooked f 16,000 worth o! gold
bullion. He emphatically denied tbe
report inai iiop ww -says
only five or six men are coacernrd
In tbe robbery.
President Newell, of the Lake Shore
this afternoon offered a reward of
thousand dollars for the capture and
conviction of the robbers.
AS ARREST MADE.
Fkbu, Ind., Sept. 12.-A man giving
bU name as O. A. Belden, of Pocatello,
Idaho, supposed to be one of the rob
bers of tbe Lake Bbore train near Ken-
dallrlHe, baa been arrested here. He
came in over tbe Wabash road on a
Chicago, Bept. 12.-A dispatch from
Albion says; The robbers who brid up
the Lake Bhore train are surrounded by
a sheriffs posse, and a light Is in prog
ress, with lndlcatjous that the robbers
will be captured-or exterminated.
McKinley'fi' Sound Sentiments.
Akron, Ohio, Bept. 12. Governor
MoKinloy opened the Republican cam
paign" here today with a big meeting.
Speaking on silver MoKinley said:
A great majority of the Republicans In
the senate would vote for repeal; If re
peal was not carried the Democrats
would have to bear the blame. "We
do not want to strike down either gold
or silver," he Bald. "We want to use
both metals, but insist that one shall
go at parity with the other, and both be
equal In Intrinsic value."
He declared that the trouble was not
a lack of money, but taking money out
of circulation through distrust. Con
fidence would come back, and tho trou
ble end if the declared polloy to Intro
duce revenue tariff polioy in the country
Sigourney, Jowa, Bept. 12. Tho
Republican campaign opened here this
afternoon, Hon. Frank D. Jackson, Re
publican candidate for governor, being
tbe leading speaker. He devoted most
of his time to the financial sltuatlen, de
claring It tho legitimate result of tbe
Democrats, partially In tbe matter of
Washington, Df C, 8ept., 12. The
house committee on election, the pres
ident, vice president aud members of
congress, ordered a favorable report on
tbe bill repealing the federal election
law. Democrats expect to give exclu
sive attention in the house after Thurs
day. A bitter partisan fight expected.
Senate Stewart's resolution for tbe
committee to ascertain as to whether
any senator was financially interested
in the national banks-wentover till to
The repeal bill was taken up. Mitch
ell, of Oregon addressed the senato
against tbe bill.
Mitchell favored free coinage of silver,
and while he would be willing as a last
resort to change the ratio In order to
secure tree coinage, no oeueveu u
should be decreased to 15 to 1.
Naomi is Her Name.
Washington, Sept. 12. Reported
that Mrs. Cleveland has decided to
name the new baby Naomi.
Bust the Trust.
New York, Bept. 12. The grand
jury began tbe Investigation of tbe
cordage trust today.
Burned to Cinder.
Banta Cruz, Sept. 12. Thomas Kll
foyle, well known in this county was
burned to death some tlmo Saturday
nlgbt. The only theory advanced as to
tbe cause Is that be must have fallen
asleep while reading In bed, and In
some way knocked the lamp from the
table. Tho body was In an awful con
dition, his head arms and legs having
been entirely burned and only a email
por'lon of tbe trunk remained aud that
had been burned to a cinder.
Los LUNAB, N. M Bept. 12. Cen
tral New Mexico has been subject al
most dally,for more than three months,
to violent earthquakes. Five commo
tions Thursday throw down scores of
old adobe buildings, already shaky
from previous earthquakes. No "lives
ere lost, but a peculiar feature Is the
numerous cose) of nervous sickness,
even convulsions, among tbe Inhabi
tants as soon as tbe rumbling com
mences. Tbe center of disturbances Is
Bablnal, where a spring appeared at a
place where It has always been dry and
Ban Francisco, Bept, 12,
Chicago, Bept. 12,-Caeh, 60;
Pobtuwd, Sept. 12.-,Wbet valley,
.9210.66; Walla Wall 32i85.
CHEROKEE STRIP OPENING,
Thousands Pressing for a Free
CHINESE EXCLUSION SLOW,
The English Codling Strikes aro
Tho Bosh at Cherokee. '
Arkansas City, Kane., Sept. 12.
The ranks of tho homeseekers before
tho registration booths, continued to
Increase during tbe bight.
Aq excursion In three sections over
the Santa Fo road contained flvo thous
and. It is becoming a serious question as
to bow so many can be cared for. Many
In tbe line aro suffering from exposure
to the sun and dust, and lack proper
food. One old soldier dropped dead.
Ohorokoo Strip Opening.
Arkansas City, Kan., Bept. 12.
Nine clerks from Washington began
yesterday registering 20,000 homeseek
ers, who aro In this vicinity. The rec
ord today was 1,089. At this rate It
will be Impossible for all to register be
fore Saturday, when tho strip will be
opened, unless tbe force of clerks shall
bo Increased. Owing to the dust that
Alls tbe air and the lack of water those
in the lino experience much discomfort
aud suffering. Water sells at 10 cents
a cupful and 25 cents a canteen.
Washington, Bept. 12. Soeretary
Smith has issued an order that no rail
road train bo permitted to enter tho
Cherokeo strip for six hours before the
opening next Saturday. For three
hours after tbo opening trains will be
allowed to enter under regulations, the
chief of which are that they shall be
for'general use, aud not. chartered to
favored passengers, shall stop overy
dye miles and not run faster than fif
teen miles an hour,
Chinese Exclusion Lags.
Portland, Or.,8ept. 12. A commit
tee from tho Federated trades waited on
Judge Bellinger this afternoon, for tbe
purpose of obtaining warrants for tho
arrest and doportatiion of aoveral Chi
nese. Washington, Sept, 12. Tbe now
Chinese minister to this country, Jang
Yu, has been at tire state department
aud It la understood was Informed
by Secretary Grcsham of tho In
tention of the administration to sus
pend the further action under tbo ex
clusion act, pending action of congress
on tbo bill Introduced by Representa
tive Everett advancing to September 1,
1694, the date to which Chinese may
The change In the attitude of the
treasury department, which last week
was contemplating Instructions for tbe
enforcement of tbe Geary law, Is, It Is
believed, due to strong protests of tbe
Chinese government, coupled with an
Intimation that In oyent of such action
that tbe government would no lougor
assume responsibility for tbe future
safety of Americans in Cbluese terri
tory. . The Coal Strikers. .
London, Sept. 12. .-Ten thousand
miners resumed work In tbe North
Stafford district .yesterday at tbe old
rate of wages.
London, Bept. 12. A dlspatoh from
Nottingham aunounced that six of the
principal laoe and hosiery factories at
that place had been closed on account
of lack of coal. Thousands of people
are thus thrown out of work.
There Is still much excitement lu
South Yorkshire. Thousands of min
ers are surrounding the colliery yards
and reinforcements of troops and polloe
are held In readiness.
Tbe great Northern road has laid oil
fifty more trains, greatly Inconvenien
cing tbe traveling public.
Uhubse&s, Bept. 12. Miners In the
Borlnage district of Halnault baye
voted to go on a strike Immediately
uuleu wages are raised. Vat num
bersot people are Involved,
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov'PReport
STREET IMPROVEMENT CASES
Decided ia tho Supremo Ceurt f
IN FAVOR OF THE CITY OF SALEM
Aud Oregon City Slroot Improve
ments Last Year.
J. Q. Wilson, et al reap. vs. the City
of Salem, app. Judgment of court below
reversed and tbo cause removed for
further proceedlugs not Inconsistent
with this opinion, opinion by Bean J.
Bingnam & D'Aroy and J, J. Bbaw for
city, and Boise & Ford for property
owners on Ohemekota street.
An entry similar to tho aboyo was
made lu a like case from Orogon City.
Tho decision Is very clear and strong
and relied upon authorities that oxtond
to tho highest oourt and are based upon
legal opinions and principles that were
perfeotly familiar aud woll established
This was a suit to restrain the execu
tion of a warrant for sitlo of plaintiff's'
property for a delinquent street assess
ment, commenced after tho work had
been com pie tod and accepted by tho,
city, and tho property advertised for
The" opinion then sets out the pro
ceedings lu the olty oounoll aud courts
below. It holds that tbo city violated
no express provision of Its charter, and
that a court or equity will not, after
the work Is completed, restrain tho en
forcement of" an assessment on account
of Irregularities lu the proceedings.
Tbo court cites the provisions of the
charter aud shows decisions holding
that tho wisdom and expediency of an
Improvement, the character and cost of
the wprk are all matters of legislative
control and vested by ohartor, in the
discretion of tho council and upon
which tho property owners have no
constitutional or ohartor right to bo
In conclusion, the oourt holds that
tho property owuers having suffered
tho work to proceed to llnal comple
tion and acceptance, without protest or
obleotlon, and received the benefit of
the Improvement, tbey could not con
test tbe validity of tbe proceedlugs.
Caucasians vs. Indians.
Taooha, Kept. 12. It has been re
ported that the British Columbia In
dians are bclog Imported to pick bops
In this state In alleged vlolatlou of tbe
alien contract labor law. Immigration
Inspector Snyder who hasbeeu investi
gating the matter, reports tonight
finding that wherever Brltluh Colum
bian Inlans have been employed grow
ers aro discharging tbem In favor of
white people. No arrests baye been
made while awaiting instructions from
the department of Justice.
BrtfMf $ Frt RHiiitir
Krery InfrtUUnt posMtM npib Tonlo
proprtlM and xrM a voadtrf ul loflusnc
In toning np and strengthening nr ijrttem
by drlrlng through tbe proper dianneU U
Unparttlci. UeaUn and strength guaranteed
to rteult from lu urn,
Mr wife, who wu bedridden for cl(hten
month, rur uilng UaDnnu'a Khuw
1UOUI.ATOU for two month, le ttl well.
J, U, Joimeox, tulrern, Ark.
u lniniin bkodlatob Co- Atlanta. Oa.
SCENES AT TOE STATE FAIR
Activity is Every DeparlMteit
and Geeil Outleok.
HARD TIMES AND HARD WEATHER
Dampen tke Outlook for Oregoa
There Is a manifestation of consider
able aotlvlty on overy band as one en-,
tors tho stato fair grounds. Restaur
ants, melon stands, machinery exhibit,
merry-go-rounds,and sideshows make a
olattor, while bammor and saw add
their cheerful tenor to tbe buzz and
chorus. Air day Monday and this fore
noon tho ontry clerks were rushed with
applicants and tho way exhibits were
pouring in evou when tbo rain was
pouring down gave signs of a possibly
THH FRUIT l'ALAOH
in charge of Secretary Marsh, of the
committee was rising in horticultural
grandeur between showers. A force of
men will complete the work today and
the fruit show will bn quite ample
Tbere were several wagon loads of ap
ples spread on tbo roof. Prunes, pears
and plums wero piled up on tho ground
and teams wero out In the country after
apples and othor fruit. Tho cool season
has kopt fruit, especially apples, from
attaining their customary brilliant
colors. Tbo showers since Thursday
nlgbt havo kept contributors of much
flne fruit from coming In.
Gray Bros., lead off with a display of
vehicle and agricultural Implements.
There aro wlud mills, driers, and good
display of articles that are calculated to
make farming a kind of pleaaureabla
and not toofatlgueing excitement.
THK rOUOTHY SHOW
Is filling slowly. There la a fair collec
tion of pigeons and fowls, and Mr. Gar
rison, of Forest Grove who la a show all
by himself promise Bupt. Goodhu to
be here with a hundred birds
IN TUB VAVIWON
are good displays of needle work, ui
broidery, patchwork, etc, Tbeol
tlon of oil paintings contains some we
pieces and is a large and creditable die
play. In grain Lane county ld off
with 230 sample In charge of Hon,"
A. Wllklu. M. Wilkltvs show 100
varltleaoftaBwand native gnue, Mft
specimens. The State ArgrlHrl
Concluded on fourth pa-).