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THE DALLES, OREGON, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1894.
A Southern Pacific Train
Stopped by Robbers.
NOT KNOWN HOW MUCH THEY GOT
Committed Suifclde After a Quarrel With
Bis Wife Wardered by His Partner
--Burned to Death.
Denver, Oct. 1. A special to the
Times-San from Phoenix, Ariz., eays:
At 12 :25 a. m. today the east-bound
Southern Pacific was held up by three
men, a mile and a half east of Maricopa.
One of the robbers rode out of Maricopa
on the blind baggage to a point where
the other two nagged the train. The
formei then climbed upon the engine,
and at the point of two revolvers, com
pelled Engineer Holiday and Fireman
Martin to descend, uncouple the engine
- and pull but three-quarters of a mile.
One of the robbers entered the express
car and the other stood guard outside.
No shots were fired and the passengers
were not alarmed. The engineer and
firemau were forced to walk back to the
scene ef the robbery by the- robber, who
accompanied them. All three robbers
mounted horses and rode away in the
direction of the Mexican border, 60 miles
distant. Sheriff Drais, of final, and
Murphy of Maricopa county, . with a
possre are in pursuit. 'Wella-FargOjS
messenger says the robbers got only $10,
but is currently reported they got
$20,000 in gold.
Phoenix, Ariz., Oct. 1. The train
robbers were overtaken about 18 miles
east of Phoenix by the sheriff. A fight
ensued in which one robber was fatally
wounded, another was captured and the
Had Quarreled With His Wife.
Chicago, Oct. 1. C. H. McComb, 30
years of agi, bookkeeper and confiden
tial man for D. H. Whyland & Co., stock
brokers at 10 Pacific avenue, committed
suicide at his residence 1159 West Taylor
street, yesterday. He was found by his
brother, James, lying in the Bathtub,
while gas was escaping from the gas jet,
which was turned on full. Domestic
trouble is given as the cause for the sui
cide. Three days ago Mr, McComb's
wife, whom he married seven years ago,
left him as the result of a quarrel, and
went to live with her mother. Accord
ins; to his relatives, the quarrel was not
of a serious nature, and time would have
healed the trouble; but Mr.. McComb
brooded over the separation nntil, as
his relatives think, he became mentally
deranged. Upon the washstand was a
note addressed to his brother Jim, it
read as follows :
"Dear Brother Jim : My feelings can
only be understood by God above.
Every thought of future happiness is
crushed by my misery. You have been
so unselfish to me in my last affliction, it
breaks my heart to think of leaving you ;
but you never shall know what I have
suffered in the last five years. What
will dear mother think? It is cowardly
not to go to her or to eee my darling
Flossie? God bless her and make her a
pure and good woman. God forgive me
for this terrible act. I am not insane,
but unable longer to endure life."
Two Austrian Tragedies.
San Fbancisco, Oct. 1. News of two
shocking tragedies in Australia was
brought by the Monowai, George Dob'
son, a highly respected man living near
Melbourne, on August 27, shot a neigh
bor named Peter Dinsdale, and then cut
the throats of his own ' three children
He closed his deed of blood by cutting
his throat. It is believed that Dobson
was crazed through financial troubles
Some unknown fiend entered the house
of Mrs. Vennel, at Maryborough, and in
the absence of the mother, who is a wid
dow, crushed the heads of her three
children, aged 7,- 5, and 6 years. The
youngest child, a boy, was dead, and
others will die. The deed was shrouded
in mystery. There was absolutely no
clew to the perpetrator.
Chasing; a Runaway Husband.
San Francisco, Oct. 1. Mrs. J. G.
Bigelow is here en route to Los Angeles
on the trail of her husband, who left
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report
Sacramento on Thursday with a former
sweetheart from Pawtucket. The Bige
lows have recently arrived from Rhode
Island. Last Wednesday she saw her
husband driving with a woman whom
he subsequently introduced as his couBin.
On the following day he urged his wife
and their two children to go on a busi
ness errand for him, feigning illness.
On Mrs. Bigelow's return, she found
that her husband and his alleged cousin
had departed, taking with them two
trunks and several thousand dollars de
posited in a Sacramento bank. They
bad purchased tickets for Ixs Angeles.
Changing- the Locks.
Major Post, United . States engineer,
has been notified that by authority ol
the secretary of war, a board of engi
neers, consistingof Colonel G. H. Men
dell, Colonel William P. Craighjll and
Captain William "L. Marshall will as
semble in Portland about October 15, to
consider and report upon proposed mod
ifications for Cascades locks and canal.
These modifications consist principally
of a change of the plans of the locks in
order to accommodate boats at higher
stages of water than was originally con
templated. Captain Marshall comes
from Chicago, and has charge of the
work on the Hennepin canal. Colonel
Craighill comes from Baltimore, and has
had large . experience in connection
with locks and canals. The board will
have some other matters to consider in
connection with the additional reveting
of banks, etc., rendered nescessary by
slight damage from the flood.
A Riot in Georgia.
Savannah, Oct. 1. A special to the
Morning News from Valdosta says that
there was a small riot at the turpentine
still near that place, in which two color
ed men were killed and three members
of the family of R. Gilespie.the manager,
a white man wounded. The blacks bad
been fined by the 'manager for gambling
and the money involved ' taken out of
their wages. They got drunic and made
an attack upon the manager at his house.
He was wounded but not seriously.
His wife and children were bruised. A
black man in the manager's house was
killed. The rioters then went away and
got into a difficulty among themselves,
and one was killed.
Huntington Buys Another Road.
Dcbango, Mexico, Oct. 1. It is an
nounced here that the railroad running
from Altata, on the Pacific coast, to Cul
iacan has been purchased by a syndicate
of New York capitalists and will be i -mediately
extended to this city, whe:a
connection will be made with the Mexi
can International. C. P. Huntington is
said to be at the head of the enterprise.
A. C. Sheldon, general Northwest
agent of the Burlington, has return- 1
from his Eastern trip, after having visit
ed St. Paul, Chicago, St. Louis ard
Omaha. He states the connection o"
the Burlington's Billings extension with
the Northern Pacific will be made abor.,
October 5, and the line will be opened
for through trade about the 10th o
next month.. The connection will la
made at Huntley, six miles east of Bil
lings thus avoiding the building of a
track along the high rock bluff into that
city. The trackage arrangement has
been made, under which the Burling
ton's trains will run into Billings over
the Northern Pacific track from Hunt
ley. The gateway formed by the con
nection is becoming popularly known as
the "BilliDg8-gate." and the agents of
the line are to be called theBillings-gate
representatives. The traffic arrange'
ments between the Burlington and
Northern Pacific provide for the through
transportation of freight cars. Thus
Burlington freight cars will run between
Portland ond Omaha and Kansas City
via Tacoma and Spokane. There will
be no through passenger day coaches o
sleepers at present, but the traffic con
tract is understood to provide for their
transportation if the business should
Every mother should know that croup
can be prevented. The first symptom of
true croup is hoarseness.. This is fol
lowed by a peculiar rough cough. If
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy in given
freely as soon as the child becomes
hoarse or even after the cough has de
veloped it will prevent the attack. 50
cent bottles for sale by Blakeley &
Houghton, druggists. -
Feed wheat for sale cheap at 'Wasco
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AGRICULTURAL : FAIR
It Begins Next Tuesday and
Holds Five Days.
GET CATALOGUES OF SECRETARY
And Make Tour Entries In Time Fnt
Yourself on Exhibition.
The Sixth Annual Meeting of the Sec
ond Eastern Oregon District Agricult
ural Society will be held at The Dalles,
commencing Tuesday, October 9, 1894,
and continuing five days.
The board of directors have engage 1
the Wingate Hall, on Second and Madi
son streets, where the exhibits of works
of art, farm products, fancy work, and
mechanical exhibits will be held.
The hall will be open from 9 a. m. until
' - p. m. The Dalles Orchestra has been
engaged, and a grand Promenade Con
cert will be given every evening between
the hours of 8:30 and 11 :30. r -:
The Stock Show and Trials of Speed
will be held at the Fair Grounds. The
races rvill commence promptly at 2 p. m
each day. The entries include some of
the best trotting and running horses in
For Divisions E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L,
M and N, make entries with the Secre
tary at Wingate Hall on or before Tues
day, October 9th, at 5 p. m., when ex
hibits must be in place and entries close.
For Divisions A, B, C and D, make en
tries with the Secretary at the Fair
Grounds on or before Tuesday, October
9, 1894. at 12 m., when stock must be in
plack and entries close.
This rule will be strictly enforced.
peices of admission:
Gentlemen and Ladles to the Hall each day . .25c
Children OTer 12 years old "do do . .25c
Gentlemen to the Fair Grounds do ..50c
Ladies to the Fair Grounds do do Free
A. S. Macallistkb, Pres.
J. O. Mack, Sec'y.
A FLORAL CURIO.
The Wonderful Snow flower of ITorthern
One of the greatest curiosities is the
snow flower that blooms m the north
ern portion of Siberia, where thf rth
is continually covered with a coating' of
snow ana zrosr. jl nis wonderful tjlant
shoots forth from the frozen soil on the
first day of the year, and reaches the
heig-ht of about three feet; it blooms on
me tmra aay, remains open twenty
four hours and then returns to its
oria-inal elements. It shinps for asino-l
day, then the stem, leaves aiid flower
are converted into snow. The leaves
are three in number. The flower is
star-shaped, its petals about as long1 as
the leaves and about half an inch wide.
On the third day the extremities of the
leaves show little glistening- specks,
like diamonds, about the size of the
head of a pin. . These are the seeds of
this queer flower. On one occasion
some of these seeds were gathered and
hastily transported to St. Petersburg-.
They were there placed in a bed of
snow, where they were kept until the
first of the following - year, when the
snow flower burst forth and was great
ly admired and wondered at by all who
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" Castorla is bo well adapted to children that
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Call and get his prices. Sells PIANOS on
easy monthly payments, and is prepared to meet
162 Second St, THE DALLES, OR.
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J. 21. Pattbrson,
first Rational Bank.
THE DALLES. -
A General Banking Business transacted
Deposits received, subject to bight
Draft or Check.
Collections made and proceeds promptly
remitted on day or collection.
Sight and Telegraphic Exchange sold on
New York, San Francisco and Port
D. P. Thompson. ' J no. S. Schknck.
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IS prepared to do any and all
kinds of work in his line at
reasonable figures. Has the
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in Eastern Oregon.
Address P.O.Box 18I,The Dalles
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to close, 75c.
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Pure Drugs ' cislcals,
FINE LINE OF
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At Our Old Place of Business.