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iery, gloves, towels, table linen, overalls, shirts,
underwear, A fine line of window shades, oil
cloth, notions of all kinds, Everything cheap
for spot cash, Call and be convinced,
274 Commercial st. OWEN P, DABNEY, Prop,
Call and' see GRAY
The greatest variety and finest
corner State and
BROS, new stock of
stock in the city,
Great Desolation and Death,
Dead, Dying and Homeless Ming
ling in the Debris.
GuTimiE, O. T , April 1. The latest
reports from Chandler say that the cy
clone, which almost swept the town
off the face of the earth, twenty peo
ple were killed outright or burned to
death, and fully 150 injured. Of these
latter it is thought fourteen will die
and twenty-four others are in a danger
ous condition. The remainder of
the population is homeless. The
Presbyteriin church, Mitchell's ho
tel ond two other buildings are all
that remain standing. These have
been turned into hospitals. The
property loss will aggregate $500,000.
There arc not half enough coffins
here to bury the dead.
Thejpeopie were slow to recover from
the shock of the calamity, and not
until day did anything like system
prevail in the work of relief. Save
one slow working telephone wire out
of Chandler, and but one telegraph
wire from Guthrie, the town is ltill
pracrically cut off from the outRldc
The storm broke upon the city
suddenly. The sky was clear an hour
before. Shortly before six o'clock a
mass of dark clouds gathered In the
southeast and then whirled north.
They soon developed into a funnel
shaped monster and drew down upon
the outskirts of the town. The mas
touched the ground and the roar' was
deafening. The funnel split as it
struck the southwest border of Chand
ler, which is situated on a hill over
looking Cow Creek valley, and one
half went torough the town and the
other turned north. Before escape
was possible the cyclone had passed
through the town.
Tearing through the business dis
trict, stores were hurled right and left,
or lifted high Into the air and tossed
in every direction. One of the occu
pants was killed outright, and a dozen
others injured. Further down Main
street the Lincoln county'bank build-,
lng was toppled over and was soon en
veloped in flames. Here before aid
could reach them, live unfortunates
were burned to death, pinned down
by heavy timbers. Still further down
the street three children suffered a
like fate. A two-days-old babe was
carried four blocks and ndt injured,
while the mother was crushed in her
bed. The trail the storm left was one
of wreck and ruin most complete.
But one of Chandler's physicians es
caped iujury, ond even when aid from
Guthrie arrived there was a scarcity
of surgeons. Only two of these were
able to do anything last night, and
one of these, Dr. Walcott, with blood
streaming from a sightless eye,
worked until ho fainted. Daylight
brought hundreds of people from the
surrounding towns, and women and
children assisted in caring for the In
jured. Queer sights greet the eye on all
sides. Ten trees have a house roof on
each; clothing and household goods
are scattered in the streets; dead
horses, cows and other animals are to
be seen everywhere, while a pile of
ruins has a fine piano perched on top
of It. Many of the citizens wander
about the streets dazed at the calam
ity and almost on the verge of insan
ity at the loss of family and homes.
Two or three have gone stark mad.
By nightfall 10,000 people had
flocked into the city. Many came to
render aid, but the majority are there
as morbid slght-scers, Great quanti
ties of clothing, bedding and provis
ions have been sent in and a Guthrie
club has raised $1,500 In. casii to send
tomorrow. The city has put to use
all Its cash, about $700, for immediate
aid. Hundreds of tents have
sent from Fort Remind Guthrie, and
will provide temporary shelter for tho ranice. xr you want to see a cooa com
unfortunates. All are homeless and pany come to Salem, pack the house
substantial aid must follow quickly, i and encourage Patton Bros,
SALEM, OREGON THUKSDAY. APRIL 1, 1897.
The Terrors Are 'increasing,,
Rain and Wind Add to the River
Memphis, Tenn., Aprll 1. A heavy
rainfall, accompanied, by a strong gale
from the west, Is adding to the terror
of the flood situation. One hundred
and fifteen miles below Memphis, In
the Mississippi delta, there are four
breaks, and each is leltiog in a stream
as large as the Ohio river at Cincin
nati, or tho Hudson at -Albany, and
this tremendous outflow has caused a
la.il of only one-tenth of an inch at
Vlcksburg, immediately below the
last break. The rairi and wind will
cause more breaks. The river is now
like an inland sea, and this afternoon
a telegram from a point below Rose
dale, Miss., announced that the waves
were pounding against the levee and
that at frequent Intervals the water
tore itself loose from the main channel
and dashed over the embankment.
This being true, there will be, in all
probability, miore creyasses befor
All the forces of nature are against
the people. Tho , rainfall Increases,
and tho wind intensities the duogcr.
On the Arkansas side the levee from
Helena to Arkansas City is as full of
men as tho Inner wall of a beseiged
( There is a break at Westover, -which
ocenrred at an early hour in the
morning. A thousand men were at
work on the levees when the craih
came. For a moment a thin thread
of water began to trickle from the
Inner wall of. the embankment. Ex
perienced levee men saw the danger
and cried -out a worlof jvrirnlng, and
tho laborers rushed back but in five
minutes a gap of 50 feet wide and six
feet deep was torn In the wall of
earth. The break grew until it is now
several handred feet wide. The
crevasse Is 10 miles below Helena, and
tho water rushing through it will de
stroy a dozen splendid plantations
and may back up to Helena.
ThoLacona circle country, a few
miles below Westover. Is under water.
This circle is surrounded by u levee.
The levee In the rear wall went to
pieces at a late hour on Monday, and
the water rushed in and spread Itself
over and across some of the most
fertile land in Arkansas, cut up into
plantations and giving support to no
less than 5000 people.
Catarrh Cannot Be Cured
with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as they
cannot reach the seat of the disease. Catarrh
is a blood constitutional diseise and In order
so cure it you must take internal remedies.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is takeninternally and
acts directly upon the blood and mucous ol
faces. Hall's Catarrh Cure is not a quack
medicine. It was prescribed by one of ihe
best physicians in this country for yoare, and
is a regular prescription It is composed of
the best tonics known, combined with the
best blood purifier, acting directly upon the
mucous surfaces. The perfect combination
of the two ingredients is what proluces such
wonderful results in curing Catarrh Send for
F. J. Cheney & Co.,Toledo, O.
ISold by all druggists.
If you want to dye use "Perfection"
At the "Leader" Millinery store on
Tuesday, 30th, and following days.
The ladles of Salem and vicinity are
cordially invited to call atfTlio
Wm. McLean, Prop.
M. G. Fraser, Mgr.
SAVE YOUR GRAIN.
Few realize that each squirrel de
frays $1.50 worth of grain annually.
Wakelce's squirrel ana uopner exter
minator Is the most effective and
economical polKon known. Price re
duced to 30 cents. For 6ale by G. W.
Putnam, Steiner Drug uo., Lunn &
Brooks, G. L L. Bankett and I. O
Stone. d &.w-3-10-4m
4 Hiaii Class Company Of Dra
matic Vaudeville artists In connection
with Miss Ida Fuller, sister to La
Loel, the great Illusion dancer, will
occupy the board of the Reed, BVIday
niL'lit. Eacli and every net a noveltv.
Twelve people In the company. This
performance given on u positive guar
The Dlngley Bill Has Passed,
By a Vote of 205 to 121-21 Not
Washington, April 1. The house
passed tho tariff bill by a vote of 205
to 121, 21 not .voting. Voting on
bill had not begun until 3 o'clock yes
terday at ternoon.but the gallarles were
crowded early to witness tho maneu
vering leading up to the climax of
the ten days' battle.
Dlngley and Bailey, tho opposing
leaders were in their places when
Speaker Reed called tho house to
order at 1 o'clock. Richardson, of
Tennessee, called attention to the fact
that there was manifestly no quorum
present, but declined, on account of
the brief tlmo remaining for the con
sideration of tho bill, to make the
Grosvenor presented the amend
ment, about which there has been so
much discussion during the last ten
days, fixing April 1st as the date on
which the bill shall go Into effect.
The democrats were alert. M. Bailey
immediately gained the point that
the amendment was out of order. It
was abnoxious, ho said, to the oldest
and best rule of law, that no statute
shall be retroactive.
As the hour for voting arrived the
excitement increased. Fifteen min
utes before 3 o'clock McMillin was
recognized for five minutes to close
the debate for his side. Dlngley took
the floor and closed the debate In a
Bailey demanded a special yotc on
the amendment iixing date when the
bill goes into effect as April 1. The
roll call was demanded on the amend
ment, and It was adopted by a vote of
200 to 140. The combined opposition
of tho Democrats, Populists and free
silyerltcs voted against the amend
ment, except Mr. Newland (silver) of
Nevada, who voted for It, and Messrs.
nartman (silver) of Montana, Jones
(fuslonlst) of Washington, Martin
(Populist) of North Carolina and
Stroud (Populist) of North Carolina,
who did not vote. Tho bill was then
ordered read the third time, after
which Dockcry offered the motion for
for the minority to recommit tho bill
Contrary to the general expectation,
no point of order was raised against
tho motion. Dlngley, howoyer Im
mediately demanded tho previous
question on tho motion. -.which was
ordered, and, wlthont debate, a vote
was taken upon It by yeas and nays
The motion to recommit was lost. 148
to 100. The Republicans vote stolidly
againgtthe motion and the comblaed
opposition, with the exception of
Nowlands for it. nartman, of Mon
tana, Jono' of Washington, Martin of
South Carolina, Shuford and Stroud
of North Carolina, who did not vote
on the proceed lng votes, wero recorded
in favor of the motion,
The roll on the passage of tho bill
was then taken and followed with In
terest. Not a break occurred in- tho
Republican ranks. Five Democrats,
Meyer, Brousand and Davey of Louis
iana, and Kleberg and Slaydcn of
Texas voted with the majority.
Howard of Alabama was ttie only
Populist who voted for the bill, but
twenty-one of the Populists, fusion
lsts and sllvcrltes declined to record
themselves either way. Before an
nouncing the result of tho vote the
speaker directed his name to bo called.
"Mr. Reed," shouted the clerk.
"Aye,'' replied tho speaker.
The Republicans applauded vigor
ously when the spearker announced
the results "Ayes 205, noes 121, absent
and not voting twenty-one, and 60 the
bill is passed," the Republicans arofo
en masse and cheered. The gullcrks
Joined In the demonstration. Imme
diately afterward, on Dlngley's mo
tion, the house adjourned until Saturday.
The Insurgents Bombarded,
Caetans Driven From the Strongs
Canea, Crete, April 1. Tho Insur
gents, by a bold stroke, occupied tho
hill on tho south side of Suda bay last
eveulng. They were promptly shelled
by the British, Austrian and Russian,
warships. At daybreak the fighting
was resumed, and tho Cretans were
driven from their positions. As soon
as tho tiring ceased they made an
other attempt to recover tho ground
and tho warships promptly resumed
tlie tiring, which was very heavy for
several hours. During the cannonade
threo Turks wero killed and iiv
The Russian consul at Rctlmo re
ports that when he communicated to
tho Cretans at Slphohulos the procla
mation of tho admirals inylting them
to lay down their anus, th6 Cretans
reported that tho only boono they
would accept from the powers was
political union with Greece.
atory of the Bombardment..
London, April 1. The Canea cor
respondent of the Standard will say
today In describing tho bombardment
by the foreign warships of the posi
tion taken up by the Insurgents on
tho hill to the south of Suda bay last
When the Cretans began tho attack
Col, Bor proposed to the admirals
that they should land a mixed force
of 500 men to depose the Insurgents
from the post that they occupied be
hind a strong wall along a raylne.
Half an hour later tho foroign ad
mirals signaled their intention to
bombard. The Grozlastilchy fired
first, then II. M.S. Ardent,and finally
the Austrian gunboat Tiger. Each
vessel iiicd in its turn, aiming chiefly
at the Greeck flag, which was hoisted
above the walls. The Ardent ceased
tiring at 0:30, but the Grozlastichy,
ranging close In shore, by degrees,
pounded down tho walls, yard by
yard, eycry shot telling.
Talklngton, Bottger& Co.'sclrcular
Chicago April 1 May wheat opened
at 70J and closed at 70;Llverpool was
selling ut 5s lid .Cash wheat sold ut
Portland, April I . Wheat valley, 75c,
Walla Walla, 74
Flbur Portland, 3.85., Benton county,
4.;io graham, 3.40; superfine.lJ.jrs per bbl
Oats White, 4244c; grey,3b38;rolled;
in bags, 4.2SS.2S. barrels, 4.5o7.og
Potatoes,. Oregon, 500050 per sack,
Hay .Good, 1313.50 per ton.
Hops 904 loc
alley, iouc; Eastern Oregon
Mohair. . I5(l7c.
Millstufls, .Bran,i5.oo;shorti $16.50.
Poultry- Chickens , mixed, I3.ooa3.50
turkeys, dressed, I2I4C.
limes. . green, salted 60 lbs 6c; under
60 lbs 5cj sheep pelts, io70C
Onions, 2.oo(2-25 per 160.
Wheat Uags Calcuttai.oo per,ioo,
Ueanssmall white, ifcic. lima $xt.
llogi Heavy, 4.25
Butter. ,Uestlairy,3o4ocj fancy crcimciy
Dried Fruit Apples, evaporated, bleached
6V7o; unbleached 3e4c sundried
1'lumi pities, 3c ic.
Veal small 4a5i; largetfty: per lo.
Mutton Weaiher3.5o3.75wrei';d mut.
Beef-bteers 333.50;: cows $2.35(2)2.50;
Cured Meats .Hams 10c loc bacon 6c
Lard n pails, jo
Hay Baled, cheat, 12 00; timothy 12.00;
Straw, 6 00,
Flour., In wholesale Mots, 4.20; retail
4 40; bran, bulk 16.50; sacked, 17.00;
thortg, 17.50l8.00; chop feed, 15,00
Poultry. Chicken, 6c; Turkeys 10c,
Voal.. Dressed, 5,
Hogs.. Dressed, 45,
Live Cattle.. 22,
Slice 11.. Live, 2.50.
Wool .Bent, 1 2c,
Hop.. Best, 9 a 10c
Fruit. .Green Apples per box i,ool.5o.
Farm Smoked Meats . Ilacci, 7c; rums
I lo; shoulders, 5c.
Potato , , 30c per bu .
Onion -1,50 per bu.
Dried Frui'-r-Apples evaporated bleached,
717-Sct unbleached 4c5c.
Butter .Dairy !52oc creamery 201325c.
Appeals to Supreme Conrt,
An Appeal Also Filed in the Sayre
MohnoyCase, John H. Albert, through his attor
neys Carson and Fleming, has Hied 5n
appeal to tho supremo court. This
case will be remembered as the fa
mous Mission street boundary ques
tion. At tho March term of Depart
ment No. 2 Marlon county circuit
court, Judge Hewitt rendered a de
cree in favor of tho,city of Salem and
against the plaintiff J. n. Albert.
Tho undertaking of appeal is as
John H. Albert,, plaintiff and ap
pellant, vs. tho city of Salem and Ad
dison Dllloy, defeudand and respond
ants: Whereas, John H. Albert.tho above
named plaintiff and appellant, has
appealed to tho supreme court of the
Btato of Oregon, from tho decreo ren
dered, entered of record and docketed
In tho above entitled 'suit by
tho circuit court, on tho
21th day of Marc.li. 1897, In
favor of tho defendants, and
respondents and against tho plaiutliT
and appellant, wherein and 'whereby
tho complaint of the plaintiff and ap
pellant was dismissed, and the In
junction heretofore granted herein
dissolved, and tho defendants and
respondents have Judgment against
tho plaintiff and appollant for their
costs and disbursements taxed at
Now therefore, we, John n. Albert,
plaintiff, and appellant above named,
as principal, and Joseph n. Albert,
as surety, hereby undertake tliat the
said plaintiff and appellant will pay
all damages, costs and disbursements
that may be awarded against him on
the appeal, and further, that If tho
said Judgment or any part thereof bo
affirmed on appeal, he, the said plain
tiff and appellant, will satisfy tho
same as far asatliriucd.
Done at Salem, Oregon, this 31st
day of Marcli 1807.
John II. Albert, Principal.
Jos. II. Albert, Surety.
ANOTHKH APPEAL FILED.
In action for money case of Ruth E.
Sayro vs. W. D. Mohney ct al., which
was argued ond submitted before
Judge Geo. H. Burnett of department
No 1, Marlon county circuit court,
and a Judgement rendered for plain
tiff. Tho defendant, through his at
torneys, Bingham and Bigger today
filed an appeal to tho supremo court.
Tho Northern Paclflc Overland
train will leave Portland at 11 u. m.
on Sunday morning, March 28, and
thereafter, making direct connection
atSpokuno for all points in tho min
ing territory nortii of Spokane. This
will savo passengers laying over at
Spokane and tho usual expenso In
curred by such forced layover. If you
aro going to tho gold fields, see that
your ticket reads over tills lino.
Thomas & Watt, agents, Salem, Or.
Silver Meeting Tonight.
Silver Democrats, Populists and Sil
ver Republicans, and all who bellevs
In tho union of forces, aro urged to
attend the meeting of the Union Bi
metallic club,ut Popular hall.tonight.
Sec. of Com.
You should Irv Dawson's Bitters.
No pon can descrlbo Ida Fuller's
Pack tho opoia house, Friday night.
Comedy "Engaged will bo pro
duced at Reed's opera house, Satur
day night, by Salem's best talent.
Miss Mason will recite that beautiful
dramatic recitation "Wild Zcngo
rllla," the story of a mad Gypsy girl.
Popular prices 25 and 50 cents.
Celebrated for its great leavening strenr;,h
and healihfulness. Asnurrs the rood against
alum and all forms odxlleralion common
to the cheap brands. KovAL Uakino PoW
DKK Co. New York,$;