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VOL. IX - THE DALLES, OREGON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21. 1896 , . ; NO. 37
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From February Gifr, to ;3&IarcXi Gtli, 1886,
' Genuine Bargains the order of the day.
Our entire lot of 36-inch all-wool Tre
cot, Fancy Mixtures, &c, embracing the
most desirable shades and effects. Never
sold for less than 50 and 60c; these are
reduced to 25c.
A fine assortment of all-wool Checks
and Plaids, Wool and Silk Mixed Novel
ties, &c goods that have found ready
sale at 75c, 85c, $1 and $1.25;. balance to
close at a" reduction of 33 per cent.
. . . Boucles . . .
60-inch Novelty Cape and Jacket Ma
terial 5, pieces of the latest color combi
nations. Regular value, $2; spec. $1.50.
Plain' Pink; reg. 40c, to close at 25c.
Tan and Grey Crepe Effects; never less
than 50c, now 35c. Fancy Tufted Eider
down, stripes, in popular light shades;
regular 80c yd, sale price, 50c.
Our entire stock of Woolen Under
wear in all grades and sizes, AT COST;
broken lots at half price. r ' ;
Child's and Misses' Ribbed; reg. 20c, reduced to 10c.
Ladies' Fine French Ribbed Cashmere ; regular 60c,
reduced to 35c. . ,
Ladies' Fine French Plain Cash mere j reg. 60c, red. to 40c.
Ladies' Fine French Plain Cashmere, reg. 60c, red. to 35c.
Ladies' Heavy Ribbed, regular 40c, reduced to 25c. ,
Ladies' Heavy Ribbed, regular 35c, reduced to 20c.
Ladies' Heav? Ribbed, regular 25c, reduced to 15c.
... Special . . . .
1 case Child's and Misses' Black Rib
bed Cotton Hose, seamless, "Hermsdorf"
dye, guaranteed fast black; only 5c pr.
Men's Extra Superfine Merino Half
Hose; seamless; extra good at 15c, re
duced to 10c. Men's Dark Grey Mixed
Ail-Wool Half Hose; special value at 20c,
reduced to 12c. .
Ladies' Grey -All-Wool "Knit Skirts;
regular $1.50, to close at $1.00.
In our Neckwear Department. 24 dz.
Stylish Tecks, good variety of shades and
patterns; the best value ever offered at
25c, during sale only 15c.
One and all at half price; sizes 4 to
14. Don't delay buying, as they cannot
possibly drop any lower.
Ladies' Capes and Jackets
At 1 half their regular -prices.' Every
garment correct in shape, correct sleeves,
correct in price. . We have one or two of
those very stylish 26-inch French-made
Beever, Box-front Reefer Jackets,, two
rows buttons, half-satin lined, strapped
seams; Black only; a splendid value at
$15; sale price makes them $7.50. We
have cheaper ones in proportion.
Our last two very nobby Child's Jack
ets, 4 to 6. years ; perfection of style ; , reg
ular $6.00 sale price, $3.00; regular $6.25,
sale price, $3.15. ,
Lack' of space will not permit us to
give you more than an idea of our Great
Reduction Sale. Every article of Winter
Wear greatly reduced; some lines going
aj; cost and others at half price. Call and
M. m, WIl-L-IH7yiS 5t CO
Most Dangerous Dynamite
Explosion Ever Known.
THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE HOMELESS
At Least One Hundred Killed ami Hun
dreds More Injured The Country
For Miles Shaken.
Johannesburg, South Africa, Feb. 20.
The details are reaching this city to
day of what is probably the most disas
trous dynamite explosion on record in
any part of the world. Thousands of
people have been rendered homeless by
the terrible calamity. About a hundred
are belieyed to have been killed, 200 or
300 men, women and children are severe
ly wounded, and many others are more
or less injured. '
Viedendorp, the scene of the calamity,
is a surburb of Johannesburg. In it are
huddled members of the poorer classe?,
whites, Malays, Kaffirs and Chinamen,
who subsist for the most part by doing
odd jobs about the place, which is the
railway transfer station for the mining
Among the freight cars standing ou
the shunt for the mines at Viedendorp
yesterday were eight trncks loaded with
dynamite, hidden under canvas cover
ings to protect it from the rain and sun.
As evening was approaching there was
an explosion near the freight depot so
awful in its intensity that the ground
for miles around was convulsed as if by
an earthquake, houses rocked and fell,
and massess of iron, earth, stone, wood
and human remains were hurled sky
ward. The windows of almost every
bouse in Johannesburg were broken,
and people were blown through the air
like straws before a gust of wind. The
explosion tore a hole 200 feet long and
eighty feet wide at the spot where the
eight trucks of dynamite stood a few
moments before. All that quarter of
Johannesburg was literally blown to
The effect of the explosion could be
seen over a radius of more than a mile,
and almost everything within half a
mile of where the trucks had been
shunted for the night was raised to the
ground and crushed by the dynamite
beyond redemption. Iron work was
twisted and torn, stones destroyed arid
brickwork v pulverized. On the ground
were blackened shapes of human re
mains, limbs, hqpds and trunks,
scorched and 'torn. The victims were
mostly Malays, Kaffirs and Chinamen,
the whites being 'in the minority at
Viedendorp, but quite a number ol
white people, including six girls, were
In 15 minutes after the explosion the
bodies of 40 dead persons, horribly muti
lated, were picked up and carried away,
while the searching of the ruins was
continued without intermission. Over
200 of the seriously injured persons were
also carried away, and hundreds of
others taken' to places where they might
be cared for.
A Decided Sensation.
San Francisco, Feb. 20. Mrs. Mary
A. Davidson has joined Mrs. Cooper in
preferring charges against Rev. C. O.
Brown. Mrs. Davidson's charges, as for
mulated under separate headings, are as
follows: Adultery with Martha Over
man, the use of ergot to hide the crime;
the removal of the evidence of adultery
and crime ; deception as to Miss Over
man's career in literature at the time
when Mrs. Davidson alleged that Miss
Qverman's was' Brown's mistress; de
ception in seeking prayers for tempta
tions ; deception as to penitence and re
consecration ; deception coupled with
At the evening session a sensation was
sprung. Mrs. Stockton went on the
stand and while she did not say so in eo
many words, she intimated that Dr.
Brown had been unduly intimate with
her and that their relations were known
to Mrs. Brown. Mrs. Stockton said that
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Dr. Bown had kissed her and taken lib
erties with her. They had gone on long
walks and had dined at Mason Richie, a
French resturant. Once while she was
sick in her room with grippe, Dr.'Brown
had called and kissed her. Later she
said Brown had wronged her. ; On cros?'
examination Rey. Williams, a member
of the council, asked her if their rela
tions had been those of husband and
wife. Mrs. Stockton started to answer
but her attorney interrupted her and
told her not to answer the question un
less the reporters present would agree
not to publish the answer. The ques
tion was withdrawn.
A Political Home.
New York, Feb. 20. A local paper
says : .
James S. Clarkson, of Iowa ; George
Christ, of Arizona, and other members
of the republican national committee
here, are responsible for a project, which
is said to have the concurrence of repub
licans all over the country, for the build
ing in this city of a great headquarters
where members of the party from every
state can find a political home. The es
timated cost of the proposed structure
is between $2,000,000 and $5,000,000. It
is to be built by general contributions,
and each state in the Union is to be
called upon to furnish some of its pecul
iar products for the building. The
scheme, Mr. Clarkson said would be
brought to the attention of the national
committee at its next meeting, and if
indorsed by that body, it will probably
be given formal approval. .
According to a Statement at the Fifth
avenue hotel last evening, delegate j to
St. Louis from various congressional dis
tricts have been agreed upon. Among
these are ex-Controller Frank Hendricks
and Henry B. Coman, Fred G. Weaver
and Frank Storey, from the Oneida dis
trict, and Henry Hurd and State Con
troller James Roberts, from Erie county.
Will Not Interfere.
Washington, Feb. 20. The president
has refused a pardon in the case of F, M.
Ohalston, sentenced in Oregon to 'ten
years of hard labor, for forgery. The
president, in his indorsement, says: ."I
am decidedly in favor of the strict pun
ishment of persons guilty of crimes for
which this prisoner ia now suffering im
prisonment. An offense -involving for
gery, swindling the poor and needy vet
eran soldiers, and the prostitution of the
benevolent conditions of the govern
ment, as embodied in the . pension
laws, does not in the slightest degree
move me to clemency." ,
: Hot clam broth at 4 o'clock today at J.
O. Mack's, 67 Second street. . . .-.
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telligent families who do not keep Castoria
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No more BOILS, no more PIMPLES
Use Kinersly's Iron Tonic. The Snipes
Kinersly. Drug Co. ' Telephone No. 3.
Letters of Credit issued available in the
Sight Exchange and Telecraphic
Transfers sold on New York, Chieaeo,
St. Louis, San Francisco, Portland Ore
gon, Seattle Wash,, and various points
in Oregon and Washington.
Collections made at all points on fav
All work promptly attended to,
and warranted. .
Can now be found at 162 Second
Snipes-Kinersly Drag Co.
Hay and Grain for Sale
Ward, Kerns & Robertson's Stable,
: Corner Fourth and Federal Sts.- '
129 Second St.,
THE DALLES, - - OR.
RETIRING from Business.
and ONE ONIiY
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That of ttirning the stock into money.
DRY GOODS, &c, CLOTHING, &c, FURNISHINGS, &c.
Ladies', Misses', Gents', Boys,' Childs' Boots, Shoes, Slippers.
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