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THE DALLES, OREGON, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1894.
A FALLING PLATFROM
Went Down With One Hun
dred People in it.
TWO KILLED AND MANY INJURED
Fumer'i Team Struck by a Railroad
Train German Editors In Chicago
to Fight a Duel.
Akron, O., -Sept. 20. Twenty young
men were more or less seriously in
jured last night by the falling of a large
wooden platform, between the Vagel
block, South Main street, and the build
ing directly in the rear. The more
seriously hurt are: Harvey Denaple, leg
broken; Walter Perdue, back broken;
Edward Swinaon, head and face cut.
The announcement that the Excelsior
Athletic Club would give a free entertain
ment in its hall, on the third story of
the rear building, had attracted quite a
crowd to the place. The doors ere not
opened when the crowd began to gather,
and some were obliged to stand on a
wooden platform, which connected the
two structures. This platform was 40
feet from the ground, and the strain
upon it proved too great, and with a
crash that could be heard blocks away,
it fell, carrying 100 people with it.
They were buried under the heavy tim
bers and a few were unconscious when
taken out, but no one was killed.
Joseph Ryan, 13, and Patrick Casey,
22, seriously injured by a falling platform
at the Excelsior Athletic Club rooms
last evening, died this morning.
New System of Measuring Type.
Philadelphia, Sept. 20. A new sys
tem of measuring the volume of type
was adopted by the United States Ty
pothetse of America last night. The
matter was brought up in the conven
t'n by President McFetridge, who
pointed out the disadvantages of the
"em" standard of measure. It was re
ferred to a committee of three. The
committee recommended" the adoption
of a system of measurement with the
whole alphabet as a standard system
that would be equitable to both em
ploye and employer. It is stated this
By stem permitted the accurate
measure of the work actually done, and
customers coald be made to understand
that the use of broad-face type would
cost more than narrow-faced. There ia
no intention of reducing wages.
Killed by Brigands.
Athens, Sept. 20. Near Limai, on
the Turkish frontier, and head of the
Gulf of Volo, a procureur du roi, a judge
and two secretaries, returning in a car
riage, accompanied by two gendarmes,
from villages where they had been col
lecting information in regard to the
brigandage, were surrounded by brig
ands who carried off the procureur du
roi and judge to a stronghold on Mount
Othrys. Later the prisoners were al
lowed to send word to friends. The
brigands demanded that no pursuit be
' made until a ransom is paid. A detach
ment of 100 soldiers was sent to attack
the brigands. The brigands were ex
terminated, but the procureur du roi was
killed and the judge mortally wounded.
General Booth Coming.
St. Johns, N. F., Sept. 20. General
William Booth, who founded the Salva
tion Army, has arrived here. He is the
guest of Sir Robert Thornbury, ex-premier.
General Booth .will make a tour of
America, visiting all the large cities in
Canada and the United States daring
the next six months. He will visit Ta
coma, December 27, and Seattle, Decem
ber 28. Leaving .Seattle, the general
will go to Vancouver, thence he will
traverse the great Canadian North
west. A Catholic Prolate Coming.
San Feancisco, Sept. 20. Among the
passengers on the steamer Oceanic was
Monsignore Philibert Termaz, . a dis
tinguished prelate of the Roman Catho
lie church. He is making a tour of the
Jworld on a mission confided to him by
the pope, which is to examine into the
mission work of the church throughout
the world. He has been through . theJ
"Far East" and the Islands of the South
Pacific ocean. From here he will, in a
Highest of all in Leavening Power.
few days,- go north to Portland and
cross the continent by way of the
Struck by a Train.
Albany, Or., Sept 20. This morning
Fred Burkhart, a farmer living near Al
bany, was hauling gravel. When at
tempting to cross the track of the Leb
anon branch of the Southern Pacific,
the train struck the team, killing both
horses. Burkhart escaped with slight
injuries. The engineer is not to blame
for the accident, as it was caused by
venturesome driving in trying to cross
the track as the train approached.
A Street-Car Accident.
San Feancisco, Sept. 20. The Mission-street
electric road has been in op
eration only a few days, but it claimed
a second victim today. James Goucher,
while driving a load of rock across the
track, was run into by a car, which
wrecked the wagon completely and
threw Goucher into the air. He fell
and was jammed in between the car and
the wagon, and is believed to have been
An Official Dispatch.
Tokiq, Sept. 20. An official dispatch
from the headquarters of the Japanese
fleet says the latter at 1 o'clock Septem
ber 16th, met eleven Chinese warships
and bix torpedo-boats thirty-five miles
northeast of Hai Yang Toa, with the re
sult that four Chinese ships were sunk
and one burned. The dispatch adds
that the Japanese fleet sustained no
President Rafael Nnnez.
Colon, Columbia,Sept. 20. The great
est anxiety prevails here in regard
t8 the health of Dr. Rafael Nunez, pres
ident of the republic of Columbia. He
has been ill for some time past and is
not expected to recover. It is believed
by some that he is dead. All telegraph
news is subject to press censorship and
liable to be suppressed.
The Ping Yang Battle.
- -. Yokohama, -Sept. 20. Particulars re;
ceived in regard to the battle of Ping
Yang show the Japanese lost only about
eleven officers wounded and 260 soldiers
killed. The Japanese army is march
ing on Wiju, which it is expected will
be reached by the end of September. "
One Executed, Two Reprieved.
Fort Smith, Sept. 20. John Poynter
was hanged this afternoon. The execu
tion of Alexander Allen and Marshal
Tucker did not take place, having been
stayed. Poynter, aged 19, murdered
William Bolding and Ed von Derver,
Christmas evening, 1891, in the Indian
Xhe Engagement Xs Broken.
London, Sept. 20. The betrothal of
Miss Muriel Wilson and Lord Eresbery,
M. P., has been canceled, the cause not
stated. Miss Wilson is the daughter of
Wilson of Tranby Croft, at whose house
the celebrated baccarat scandal arose.
Wrecked by Pirates.
Paris, Sept. 20. An official dispatch
received here from Hai Noi, capital of
Tonquin, says pirates attempted to
wreck the . train from Langson, the
Chinese engineer was killed and two
Frenchmen carried off. Colonel Gallieti
is pursuing the pirates.
Chinese Admiral Blamed.
London, Sept. 20. The Times, com
menting on the Japanese-Chinese war,
says the Chinese admiral by inactivity
has handed over Corea to Japan and oc
casioned the loss of the only trained
force at Li Hung Chang's disposal.
Charged With Murder.
San Francisco, Sept. 20. Frank
Martin, who was shot by J. W. Elias
Sunday evening - for creating a distur
bance in Elias saloon, died today.
Elias was arrested and charged with
Indicted For Stealing. .
San Feancisco, Sept. -20. Piers de
la Montanya, indicted for embezzling
$220 from the Palatine Insurance Com
pany, was brought back from Vancouver
this morning in charge of officers.
' A. Murderer Banged.
Pittsburg, Sept. 20. George Schmons
was hanged today. He was convicted of
the murder of bis wife and two young
daughters, the object being to secure $52
The Belgian Parliament.
Brussels, Sept. 20. A royal decree
dissolving the Belgian parliament has
been issued. t
Latest U. S. Gov't Report
has been brought about by the
introduction of Cottolene, the
new vegetable shortening. The
discovery of this product, and the
demonstration of its remarkable
qualities, has attracted the widest
interest. Hitherto the common
shortening has been lard, or
indifferent butter. Every one has
probably suffered occasional dis
comfort from lard-cooked food ;
while it is well known that thous
ands are obliged to abstain entire
ly from everything of that kind.
To such people, Cottolene is of
peculiar value, widening as it
does, the range of what may be
eaten and enjoyed. Cottolene
is a cooking marvel. It combines
with the food imparts to it a
tempting color, a delicate flavor,
arid an appetizing crispness.
No trace of greasiness remains
to offend the taste, or disturb the
Cottolene is worthy of the
careful notice of all those who
value good food, of itself or for
its hygienic properties.
Sold by Leading Grocers.
Made only by
N. K. FAIRBANK & CO..
ST. LOUIS and Calcaco, Hew York.
l v...i4rv owarf.
There bas arrived - in Soochow a
microscopic prodigy 20 inches in height,
aged 51 years, and sporting a flowing
gray beard almost as long as himself.
The small man has a "cocky" sort of
way about him which is all his own,
and is dressed in English, fashion
coat, hat, boots and all. He tells the.
gaping crowd of bumpkins who uncer
emoniously jostle the city swells in
their eagerness to hear him speak that
he hails from the dwarf kingdom of
the western ocean, and he emphasizes,
his information by a flourish of a bam
boo tobacco pipe which is much taller
than himself. But when desired to
give a specimen of the language of the
country of his nativity he regales his
audience with a choice collection of
English phrases, squeaked out in an
uncertain tone of voice.
Business Opening In Portland.
Bookkeeper wanted A man with
some business experience and compe
tent to keep an ordinary set of books ;
of good habits, and who will invest $750
in a well established reputable business
in Portland. He will be amply secured
for his investment and will be given a
steady position with the company at a
salary of $75 per month, and be in line
of promotion, with an increase of salary
when his services become more valuable.
Address for further particulars "Book
keeper," No. 528, Marquam Building,
Portland, Oregon. t3
2VotIce to Water Consumers.
The charges for patent closets when
nsed when necessary only, is 25 cents,
but when a constant stream is allowed
to flow, the charge is $5 per month. In
the last two years a large number of
closets have been put in, and in a large
number of them a constant stream is
allowed to flow. The drain on the water
supply has become so great that I am
compelled to enforce the rules, and will
hereafter charge $5 per month for all
closets using a constant stream of water.
Dalles City, Or., Sept. 10, 1894.
I. J. Norman, Superintendent.
A British Steamer Ashore.
London, Sept. 20. The British steam
er Mobile, Captain Layland, from New
York, is aground in the Thames. The
Mobile is a four-masted screw steamer
of 3725 tons net register. 1
A. M. Bailey, a well-known citizen of
Eugene, Or., says his wife has for years
been troubled with chronic diarrhoea
and used many remedies with little relief
until she tried Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and diarrhoea Remedy, which
has cured her sound and well. Give it
a trial and you will be surprised at the
prompt relief it affords. 25 and 50 cent
bottles for sale by Blakeley & Houghton
When Baby was sick, we gave her Castoria.
When she was a Child, she cried for Castoria.
When she became Miss, she clung to Castoria.
When she had Children, she gave them Castoria,
The Union street lodging house. For
terms apply to Geo. Williams, admin
istrator of the estate of John Michel
bach." ' lm.
.SOMETHING NEW IN
FANCY All-Wool CHECKS,
C. R. feTORM SERGES, 54 in.
Special values in
Greenwich. All-Wool Sackings,
50-inch Only 50c yd.
for Infants and Children.
Castoria promotes Digestion, and
overcomes Flatulency, Constipation, Sour
Stomach, Diarrhoea, and FeverisHness.
Thus the child is rendered healthy and its
sleep natural. Castoria contains ' no
Morphine or other narcotic property,
"Castoria is so well adapted to children that
I recommend it as superior to any prescription
known to me." H. A. Aechkk, M. 1).,
Ill South Oxford St., Brooklyn, N. Y.
For several years I have recommeilSed your
Castoria, and shall always' continue to do so,
as it has invariably produced beneficial results.'
Edwik F. Pardkb, M. D.,
126th Street and 7th Ave., New York City.
"The use of 'Castoria' Is so universal and
its merits so well known that It seems a work of
supererogation to endorse it. Few are the In
telligent families who do not keep Castoria
within easy Teach.
CabIOS Mabtyw. D. D.,
New York City.
Tan CDrrim Coup AST, 77 "Murray Street, K. Y.
FRENCH & CO.,
TKANHAI--J A 'iKKKKALBASKltJG BtlHlNEtSB
Letters of Credit Issued available in the
Raster n States.
Sight Exchange and Telegraphic
Transfers sold on New- York, Chicago, St.
Louis, San Francisco, Portland Oregon,
beattie waan., and various points in Or
egon and Washington.
Collections made at all point" on fav
tlpdervuear ii? pdles5 Variety Feivd.
FOR LADIES, GENTS AND CHILDREN.
Agency of the Brownsville
Clothing, Blankets, &c.
yfe Our Fall Stock
A. M.. WILLIAMS & CO.
THE LEADER IN
Pianos and Organs, Books,
Call and get his prices. Sells PIANOS on
easy monthly pavments, and is prepared to meet
162 Second St, THE DALLES, OR.
J. B. 8CHENCK,
J. M. Patterson,
First Rational Bank.
A General Banking Business transacted
Deposits received, subject to Bight
Draft or Check.
Collections made and proceeds promptly
remitted on day ol collection.
Sight and Telegraphic Exchange sold on
New York, Ban Jrancisco ana fort
.. ' land.
D. P. Thompson. . Jxo. S. Schbkck.
Ed. M. Williams, J Geo. A. T.iebk.
H. M. Beall.
IS prepared to do any and all
kinds of work in his line at
reasonable figures. Has the
largest honse moving outfit
in Eastern Oregon-
Address P.O.Box 181, The Dalles
M . H O SM Y W i
SOMETHING DESIRABLE IN
I : : COVERT CLOTHS,
: : : BROAD CLOTHS,
: : LADIES' CLOTHS,
A choice line of
Medium and Dark
, Lime, Cement,
Pic tape frames,
Shafting, Pulleys, Belting,
Engine and Boiler,
CALL AND 8KB .
ZE3I- Q-Xj IE 1ST 3ST
Snipes-Kinersly Drug Co.
Pure Drugs - CDemicais.
FINE LINE OF
IMPORTED and DOMESTIC CIGRBS
At Our Old Place of Business.