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THE DALLES, OREGON, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1895
LOST HIS BALANCE
A Terrible Accident in the
FRANK BAKER FALLS 80 FEET
LISDS HEAD FIRST ON A STOOL
Convoyed to Good Samaritan Hospital,
T are He Soon STes ol Con
cuuloa of the 15 rain.
Portland, Or. Dec. 30. A frightful
accident occurred this moaning in the
Dekum building, on Third and Wash
Frank Baker, a janitor, aged about 26
years, was engaged in cleaning the out
side t the windows leading into the
court on the fifth floor, when he lost
his equilibrium and fell a distance of
about 80 feet into Lipman, Wolfe & Co.'a
The poor fellow's coining was heralded
by the smashing of skylight glass during
his terrible descent, and for a monent or
two almost created a panic among the
lady clerks in the establishment, who
imagined the shivering of glass to be
caused by an earthquake.
The incipient panic, though, changed
into horror, when Baker landed, head
foremost, on a stool in front of a coun
try, behind which several lady clerks
were standing. The velocity of the fall
was so great that when Baker's head
struck the stool, the plush-covered eeat
was broken from its screw fastening.
That- Baker was not instantly killed' is
due, duly to some wire "netting covering
Liprncn, Wolfe & Co.'s skylight, which
measurably broke the fall.
When Baker landed on the floor of the
store, an exclamation of horror went up
from those nearest the scene. In a sec
ond, though, the majority of the small
army of clerks were near the prostrate
form of the unfortunate man. Dr. An
drew C. Smith was close bv when .the
accident occurred, and ho volunteered
his services. A superficial examination
of Baker showed no exterior injury be
yond a cut in the chin, from which the
blood flowed quite profusely a short
time. But even the unprofessional eye
could detect at a glance that Baker was
suffering intensely, and that his struggle
with death would be a hard one.'
. He never uttered a word during all
the time he was lying in the store, and
even while being removed to the hospit
al. Dr. Smith stated the man has sus
tained what in all probability would
prove a fatal concussion of the brain.
Meanwhile a large crowd had blocked
the Washington and Third-street en
trances to the store, so that the doors
had to be closed and a policeman sta
tioned thereto prevent the outsiders from
overrunning the establishment. ' ,
For almost a half hour before Baker's
removal to Good Samaritan hospital.
Dr. Smith feared every moment that the
unfortunate man would die on the spot
from hemorrhage of the brain. At one
tune it seemed as if Baker could not sur
vive another minute; but Dr. Smith,
just in the nick of time, succeeded in re
storing circulation, thus giving him a
new lease of life. At that point Offi
cers Watson and Crete placed Baker on
a stretcher and conveyed him to the hos
pital in the police ambulance.
Dr. Smith's diagnosis os Baker's case
was a correct one, for he died at 11
o'clock without having regained con
sciousness. Baker was a young man of very good
habits, and well though of by those
knowing him. He had been employed
in the Dekum building for the past six
months, and also lodged there. He was a
. single'man,' and a brother-in-law of Dr,
Li. M. Davis, of Albina. The" body was
taken in charge by Finley & Bieger.
Coroner Cornelius may hold an inquest
Highest of all in Leavening Power. -Latest U. S. Gov't Report
THE LONDON FOGS.
Dryenfnrth Has a Scheme to Dispel
Detbiot, Dec. 30. General E. G. Dry
e'n'urtb, the rain-maker, has a echeme
to dispel the famous London fog. He
has been in correspondent with the lead
ing officials of that city and a fund of
$50,0()0 will be raised with which to con
duct experiments. Hundreds of thous
ands of dollars a day would be saved in
the metropolis alone if the fo could be
done away with. The Dryenfurth fog
scheme is only a varation of his rain
making oce. It includes the use of hy
drogen gas and explosive balloons. His
plan is to establish fog stations below
the city and begin his campaign against
it as the fog rolls in from the sea. His
bombardment of the ekies would pro
duce rain, he says, and when the preci
pitation" was started the fog would be
dispelled. ' : : '
Geo. W. Jenkins, editor of the Santa
Maria "Times," Cal., in speaking of the
various ailments of children said:
"When my children have croup there is
only one patent medicine l ever use, and
that is Chamberlain's Cough .Remedy.
It possesses some medical properties
that relieve the little sufferers immedi
ately. It is, in my opinion, the best
cough medicine in the market." If this
remedy is freeiy given as soon as the
croup cough appears it will prevent the
attack. It is also an ideal remedy for
whooping cough Tbeie is no danger in
giving it to children, as it contains noth
iug injurious. For sale by Blakeley &
France and ttuftsla.
Vienna, Dec. 30. The St. Petersburg
correspondent of Freie Press telegraphs
that Rus&ia and France have actually
promised diplomatic support to ' the
United States in the Ven'tzuela troubles,
and adds Russia is prepared to facilitate
the United States loan with their own
A. E. Kilpatrick, of Fillmore, Cal.,
had the miafjrlune to have his leg
caught between a cart and a stone and
badly - bruised. Ordinarily he would
have been laid up for two or three weeks,
but says : "After using one bottle of
Chamberlain's Pain Balm I began to
feel better, and in three days was entire
ly well. The peculiar soothing qualities
which Chamberlain's Pain Balm po
sesses I have never noticed in any other
liniment. I take pleasure in recom
mending it." This liniment is also of
great value for rheumatism and lame
back. For sale by Blakeley & Houghton,
Druggist. " .
Washington, Dec. 30. Chairman
Dingley, of the ways and means commit
tee, was in the senate today making a
canvass of the leaders on thb two bills
that passed the house last week. He
finds the republicans quite anxious to
pass the tariff bill at an early date.
When persons are weak and languid
from sickness or overwork, feel debiliit
ated and depressed,' it is an indication
that the blood Is out of order, and they
need help to throw off the miserable
feeling? The best remedy for this pur
pose is Dr. J. H. McLean's Strengthen
ing Cordial and Blood Purifier. It re
stores lost strength, gives vigor to circu
lation, promotes good appetite and a
flow of cheerful spirits. Snipes-Kiners-ly
Drug Co. -
- The success that has attended the use
of Dr. J. H. McLean's Volcanic Oil Lin
iment in the relief of pain and in curing
diseases which seemed beyond the reach
of medicine, has been truly remarkable.
Hundreds supposed to be crippled for
life with arms and legs drawn up
crooked or distorted their muscles with
ered or contracted by disease have been
cured through the use of this remedy.
Price 25c, 50 and $1.00 per bottle. For
sale by Snipes-Kinersly Drug Co.
Washington, Dec. 30. Justice Brew
er, of the supreme court, baa been tend
ered and accepted a place on the Vene
GOOD FOR EVERYBODY
Almost everybody takes some laxative
medicine to cleanse the system and keep the
blood pure. Those who take SIMMONS
Liver Regulator (liquid or powder)
get all. the benefits of a mild and pleasant
laxative and tonic that purifies the blood
and strengthens the whole system. And
more than this; SLWMOISS LIVER REGU
LATOR regulates the Liver; keeps it active
and healthy, and when the Liver is In
good. condition you find yourself free from
Malaria, Biliousness, Indigestion,' Sick
Headache and ' Constipation," and rid of
that worn out and debilitated feeling.
These are all caused by a sluggish Liver.
Good digestion and freedom from stomach
troubles will only be had when the liver
is properly at work. If troubled with any
of these complaints, try SIMMONS LIVER
REGULATOR. The Kins of Liver Medi
cines, and Better than Pills.
Has tbe Z Stamp in red. on wrapper.
J. H. Zcilin. & Co., Vbj!a., Pa
No Bond Issue Today.
Washington, Dec. 30. It is stated
authoritatively that there will be no an
nouncement of a bond issue today. There
is no reason, however, to change 'the
previous statement that a bond issue is
considered almost certain in the very
near future. - - '
Mono lint Ajrrt'i at tbe World's Fair.
Ayer's Sarsaparilla enjoys the extra
ordinary distinction of having been the
only blood purifier allowed on exhibit at
the world's' fair,' Chicago.' Manufact
urers of other sarsaparillas sought by
every means to obtain a showing of their
goods, bnt tfiey were all turned . away
under the application of the rule for
bidding the entry of patent medicines
and nostrums. The decision of the
world's fair authorities in tavor of Ayer's
Sarsaparilla was in effect as follows :
"Ayer's Sarsaparilla la not a patent
medicine. It does not belong to tbe
list of nostrums. It is here on its
merits." - ' ,
Piles of peoples have piles, but De
Witt's Witch' Hazel Salve will cure them.
When promptly applied it cures scalds
burns without the slightest pain.
Snipes- Kinersly Drug Co.
Beer Will Go Dp. '
Chicago, Dec. 30. The beer war
which has been waged for a year is soon
to be settled. .All brewing companies
doing business in Chicago have perfected
a mutual agreement by which the price
of beer will go up. The present price is
$4 or less. It is estimated this will re
sult in closing some 2000 saloons in
Chicago during the first three months of
The popularity of Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy and the high esteem in
which it is helds leads us to believe it to
be an article of great worth and merit.
We have the pleasure of giving the ex
perience of three prominent citizens of
Redondo Beacti, Cal., in the use of the
remedy. Mr. A. V. Trudel! says: "I
have always received prompt relief when
I used Chamberlain's Cough Remedy."
Mr. James Orchard says: "I am satis
fied that Chamberlain's Cough remedy
cured my. cold. Mr. J. M. Hatcher
says : "For three years I have used
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy in my
family and its results have always been
satisfactory." For sale by Blakeley &
Old people who require medicine to
regulate tho bowels and kidneys will
find the true remedy in Electric Bitters.
This medicine does not stimulate and
contains no whisky nor other intoxicant,
but acts as a tonic and alternative. It
acts mildly on the stomach and Dowels,
adding strength and giving tone to the
organs, thereby - aiding Nature in the
performance of .the functions.. Electric
Bitters is an excellent appetizer and aids
digestion. Old people find it just exact
lytwhat they. need. ,Price50 centsand
$1,00 per bottle at Blakeley & Hough
ton's Drug Store.
Our New: Year
Electric Seal Pelerine,
One 70-inch Feather Boa, at'. .......$1.00
54-inch Coney Boa, reg. $1; spec. .b5
54-inch Badger Boa, " 2.45;" 1.40
9-foot Grey Fox Boa " 7.50; " . 4.95
Genuine Beaver Muff and Collar-
, ette, per set, reg. $11.25; spec. $7.00
Genuine Astrachan, Muff only
, Reg. $3.75; spec. $2.25
Ladies' Fascinators, Saxony white, black and red .25 per cent. Discount
Mackintoshes, including oui entire stock..:. .. .25 per cent. Discount
Ladies' Capes and Jackets, every garment up to date " " . " .
Child's Cloaks and Jackets, " " " " " " '
25 PER CENT. DISCOUNT .
Boys' Overcoats, Men's Dress Over
coats, Men's Ulsters. An assort
ment of six lines of Men's cheap,
medium and high-priced Suits, in
A M WILLIAMS & GO
- 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 chat
t recommend It as superior to any prescription
tnown to me." II. A. Abchbb, M. I).,
Ill South Oxford St., Brooklyn, N. T.
For several years I have recommeriaed your
Castoria,'1 and shall always continue to do so,
as it has invariably produced beneficial remits." -Enwra
F. Pardkb, M. D.,
125th 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 reach."
Cablos Mahtyic, D. D.,
. ' ; -r ' . New York City.
Tbk CsmMn Compajtt, 77 Hurray Street, N. Y.
One Minute Congh Cure is a popular
remedy for croup. Safe for children and
adults. Snipea-Kineraly Drag Co.
BOSS . C
Double Beastie, Marterl Trimmed, the latest
production of the furrier's art. (One only).
FRENCH & CO.,
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Can now. be found at 162 Second
Hay and' Grain for Sale
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Comer Fourth and Federal Sts.
dec4-lm . -- .
In consequence of retiring from business.
Useful as New Years' G-ifts: Silverware at 40 per cent, discdunt.
Genuine Electric Seal, Muff only..
Reg. $5.75; spec. $3.75
Genuine Raccoon, Muff only...........
. Reg. $2.75; spec. $1.60
Child's White Coney Muff and
- Collar, per set, reg!. $1.50; spec. 90c
1 Child's White Lambswool Muff
and Collar, reg. $2.40; spec. $1.35
25 PER CENT. DISCOUNT:
Child's 2-piece Suits, (Reefers and
Josies; sizes 4 to 14.-
Boys'-3-piece Suits, 11 to 19 years;
Snipf3S-Kinersly Drug Co.
129 Second St.,
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