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SOUtHERN OREGON MAit, FRIDAY, SEPT 9. 1892.
Result if W pay our Bsbts.
ltlltor Southern Oregon Jlaii: - j
"It i n maxim that no chain is
stronger than its weakest link."
This truth applied t3 olir govern
ment causes the present unrest of
We at-c told again and again of
the intelligence of our people, the
Woiiderful fertility of our soil, our
Batubridus climate, our raried pro
ductions capable of sustaining with
x in our own borders 500 million
petiple, and we point with pride to
eur great resources Mid compara
tive happiness and prosperity with
European nations. But what of all
this great Strength if one link in our
chain ef prosperity breaks; is not
our government destroyed just as
touch -as though ten links were
We have about $70,000,000,000
taxable property in the United
Htates. Our interest hearing debt
is ftfeout $30,000,000,000, nearly
oi:-half our valuation. Let us sup
pose th interest on that debt to be
6 percent, (lass by a considerable
than the fact), then we havo to pay
an annual interest of $1,800,000,000,
this amount be paid every year,
uw; where do "We get the money
W pay it with T " ; ' .
To make a statement as absolute
With reference to the amount of
Uioney in circulation, cannot be
done. If any one knows, that man
has not yet put in an appearance.
Tae same papers reporting from the
Same authority, differ at different
times as far as the east is from the
West, from the same documents of
the eaine year.' At ene time they
report $20 per capita and at another
"time from the same $4.56, just as
the interest of thai r case demands.
Then alt we can do is to give them
credit for the truth when they give
US the most money (allbeit we
know it ain't so) as the base for our
circulation;- say ? 20 per capita, then
we have in circulation $1,300,000,
000 to-pa v an annual interest of
$1,800,000,000 with. Clearly there
is ot ' money ; enough to pav one
Jfft&k interest on $500,000,000. Be
ilrf' '.Melf ui'urtbe evident to all th-.it we
i; r I-' . cannot use all our money to pay in-j&i--i-rWt.
with, as much of it must be
need 'for 'other purposes. Again,
--'Jayiujt interest adds nothing to the
'i.iC''.r"V wealth" of . the debtor, nor doc it
"thepoerer. iut does he pay this
vast fsum f interest?. Painly he
does'not, and if all our circulating
medium ttis so vissd, still there
would be a denciencv the first vear
.New suppose the tk-bt as well as
the interest -shonld be demanded
this vear, it must be evident to anv
one that it wouid require one-half
Of the wealth of tlus country to pay
it. Capital already owns more than
one-hrlf our wealth. Now can not
anyone see that in a few months at
most capital could own the entire
wealth of our country and we would
practically bo slaves.
Now where is the difference,
whether the demand is made all at
Once or by piece-meal? Just this,
to demand it gradually, enables !
rn I,. n,Hl.r(l,a( ,;n
j - t -o -
you still own your
under that delusive
nape that something will turn up
in your lavor by and hy. and to
gradually get you used to the gall
ing chains of plutocratic slavery.
But you must pay it in kind or in
value, in kind under our present
kysteiu of - finance you cannot in
value then you must, though you
re beggared and your children en
slaved. This is the weak link and
the test of the strength of our gov
ernment, and it must be mended,
And the delay must not be long if
we ever hope to revive our dying
fortunes. It will be rendered either
by -kvoltjtion or revolution.
Which? Iea Wakefield. .
The Alliance On Top.
; Charleston, S. C, Aug. 30.
The conservatives concede the state
to Tillman by about 10,000 major
ity, but claim three conservative
congressmen: Brawley in the first,
Hemphill in the second and John
stone in the third districts. Shell,
Alliance", Jd the? fourth district, is
THE SOUTH CAROLINA PRIMARIES.
Columbus,S. C, ' Ang. 31. The
returns of . the primary elections
held in the state yesterday are not
yet completed. Complete returns
from 19 counties out of 35 have
been received. ,j According to these
returns and the estimates Tillman's
net majority will be 21,635. It ia
safe to put it anywhere from 20,000
to 25,000. The reform party, which
is composed largely of !, Farmer's
Alliance men, will have five ef the
seven congressmen from' this state.
The legislature will be in sympathy
with the administration and the
ceuuty ofiices will be. filled-with re:
formers in all but five -counties,
which were filled by the conserva
'fixe above dispatches are copied
from .the., Oiegonian' . Associated
Pirns' (iippsucWfi just, as they .ap
pear in , ttiat a--jr. uur readers
mxiitup now, carM.ujy tfift sus-
aidiied -Associated Preas words the
tcisiKroms afiu mtn what moflcer
' display. ;K either' tho' Orewrian
or Telegram says a - word, a'nout it
i:i tls--!?st!C3' containing" tno ' - dis -
pjiches.- .Tilltisan w the Alliancaja day.
caisdMi.t.j.r.ii'1. :h'.ppard the "rrgu-s dition
tar democratic candidate lor gov
ernor. -The result means the defeat
of Cleveland in South Carolina next
fU. It will b remembered that
ithe Democratic State convention
which sent delegates toChlJagrf,feti
dorsed tlie Oo.tlit Alliance platform
ddiiianded free coinage of silver and
denounced Cleveland. It is un
reasonable from these facts that
South Carolina will elect a Cleve
land electoral ticket this fall, and
reasonably certain that the old Pal
metto State will swing gloriously
into the Weaver column On the ides
of November. This will be good
news to go to Arkansas on the 5th.
Victory is in the air. boys, and noW
let us put our shoulders to the
wheel und push the Oregon wagon
into the middle of the r. ad.-Rc-form
Paople's Party Club Organized.
Vaxcoiveb, Wash., Aug. 31.
The first step toward organization
of the People's Party in this county
was taken last night by the forma
tion of a People's Party Club with
25 charter members.
Nevada Convention. -
Reno, Nev., Sept. 1. The silver
Republican", in convention to-day,
nominated F. O. New-lands for Con
gress, but- passed the nominations
for Presidential electors, which" is
regarded as a virtual endorsement
of the silver electoral ticket. The
platform denounces Harrison for
his antagonism to silver.
Ha Has Become a Convert.
Topeka. Kan., Sept. 2. James
F. Legate, the Republican leader of
Kansas, has joined the .Peoples
The Georgia Republicans have
decided to support the People's
. At the third annual rally of the
People's Party in Riverside Park,
Kansas, the procession " was over a
mile long and had GtS teams. The
crowd in attendance was estimated
to be about S.000 and was very en
thusiastic. Popular speakers ad
dressed the multitude. Weaver
badges, banners and bunting were
September 1. 12.
Gust Edlund is tip- from Chico, Cal.,
for a week's visit anion; his ma'iy
friends iu this locality. - 4 -
Mrs. F. Grob returned last Saturday
from a moiah's visit in Jacksonville.
Eu-rno Fowler was kiciccd by a
horsa isst Sunday, resulting in a ser
ious injury to his shoulder and ami.
Gooree Low suffered a serious attack
cf crumping last S uuday.
There is a dash of romance connect
ed with tho lata train robberies in
California. The dare-dcril . exploits
of Chris. Evans and John Sonlag rival
the marvel achievements of Claud Dit-
the esteem and admiration of the lower
classes bv "ronbinir from the rich nr.d
giving to the poor." What will be the
effect of so mauy successful robberies
of lato upon that class whoso conscience
are easily adjusted to their looa idea
Isn't it a long tima between showors.?
Xo rain worth mention iui; iu this vi-
cinit tor nearly tour months-. This
rMr "ll p4? l?.a.1 c? w. "
mature on good soil in this valley with
out rain or irrigation.
Frank Robinson laot week returned
from California. He concludes that
Wagner creek is good enough for him.
On Sunday night last the fire that
was raging on uppjr Wagner creek got
uDcomfortadly near Win. ' Abbott's suw
mill and Anderson's quartz mill and
about forty people turned out to check
it. It was noticed, "however, that the
party or parties who sc.t the fire were
conspicuous by their absence.
S. Sherman received word last Mon
dav that his daughter, Mrs. Alice Mc-
Cumber, who has been temixn-arily
stopping at Shook's in Klamath county j
was accidentally snot in tne arm a iftw
days since. Mr. S. left at once with
the intention of bringing "her to Talent
when she is able to ride.
John Abbott and wife, James Beaty
and wife and Mrs. A. L. Alford left ou
the 22d ult. for Dead Indian on a weeks
camping expedition. Mr. Abbott has
been in poor health for several weeks
past and we hope the. trip will have
the desired effuct.
Mrs. John Veit killed a' rattlesnake
within a few feet of her house, a short
time ago, that had seven rattles. Mrs.
Carney Garvin-also killed one that was
prowling around the milk house, which
beats Mrs. Veit'a by three rattles, and
yet men say that women aro afruid of
. The Shidlers are still camping at
Mountain Springs and haying a good
time. . Several of their friends on Wag
n:r. creek have called to sec them.
They hare an ideal camp secluded,
picturesque, airy and complete in ar
rangements. Should an artist stray
along there he would find a scene well
worth transferring to canvas. :tv
Melvln Atwater and family have
gone to Crescent City on a camping
trip, also with a view to locate in that
vicinity if suited with the country.
'M.H.Coleman and son Blin, have
been down for several days past with
S. M. Robison and wife and daughter
Delia and Glrtie Purves left for Apple
gate a few days since, to spend several
days camping. "'
A Phoenix gentleman located a claim
on upper Wagner creek about two
weeks ago. Having chosen a building
site he attempted to burn off the rub
bish. He is having splendid success.
Several hundred acres are already
burned oyer and the fire is still at
At the Roseburg fairgrounds the
urand .. st.ii-.id, pavilion, and race
'sUiMc.s'are? completed and work is
m progress on the judges' 'stand,
pool stand,. sW-k sheds audi fences.
i'fhe track i-s being sprinkled twice
.r.i: is ueiug put in goou con
Six horses are in tn.ining
1 1 itit
ouHl more wui come every
Dr. Harris writes from Eu
gene that he will have his stable
hers for the races, says the Review,
"boctor," said Mr. Bloolmmper
to ReV. Dr. Thirdly, "do you think
that in the next world we shall
pursue the same vocations that we
do in this?"
"Some hold that opinion," re-,
.plied the clergyman, cautiously ;
'but why do yon ask ?
"If such was-the case, ' I was
thinking our ice men would be itt.
great luck." :
Oregon, as usllal,; is having a fa
vorable harvest season. Rain and
sunshine never fail in this state
This season, when 20 bushels to
the acre is a good average, it is re
freshing to hear of an old time
wheat yield, says the Pendleton
Tribune. One is reported from Jos.
Wur.er's place on the foothills four
miles east of Weston. Ninety acres
have so far been threshed, and the
grain is averaging no less than 50
bushels per acre. The quality is
of course superb.
A Corvallis paper produces the
figures to show that the merchants
there advertise less than the busi
ness men of any other town of its
size in the valley, and justly char
ges them with a lack of enterprise.
Pushing merchants aim to make
their edges cut, and it has been
abundantly proven that no other
agency cun take the place of prin
The Slate of Oregon began an ac
tion against Multnomah county in
the state circuit court one uav re
cently to compel the payment of
taxes alleged t-:i bo due.
- The project of lowering the water
in the upper Klamath lake, thereby
reclaiming a vast area of agricul
tural land, Becr.-.s to have at last
taken definite shape, and the law
yers of Kiamath Falls are awaiting
developments in the courts by those
claiming water privileges, as soon
as the work begins. At a cost of
several thousand dollars for work
to be done, and perhaps 110,000 in
attorneys fees for litigation result
ing, it is thought at least 70,000
acres of rich land can be reclaimed.
Salmon hatched in Rogue river
aro appearing in the Coquelle. One
was caught by Captain Jensen last
week which had R. D. Hume's
mark on it.
When we see a business man
lacking up hand bills made of wrap
ping paper and written' with a blue
pencil, we can but naturally con
clude that lie doesn I do business
enough lo warrant him in investing
a:i occasional dollar in printer's
Andrew Crawford, a leading man
of San Francisco for a great num
ber of years, died at his home in
that city, of heart disoase, August
loth, aged 63 years. Mr. Crawford
has long been identified with Curry
county and Port Orford in a busi
Coal has been discovered in the
hills one mile east of Klamath
The exodus- of people from the
middle states has been so great
that it is impossible to secure har
vest hands to gather the crops. The
railroads have come to the relief ef
the farmers by making a $5 rate for
harvest hands from St. Paul to any
point in Minnesota and the Dako
ta?, and the Milwaukee road is es
pecially making great efforts to sup
ply the demand. Several thousand
men arc still needed.
Suit was begun Monday bv the
City of Portland against ex-Chief
of Police S. Ii. Parrish, to recover
$lo,900.o4, alleged to have been
collected as taxes by the defendant
in his official capacity, and which
he has lulled to turn over to the city
The prevalence of forest fires nt
this season of the year ie a matter
to be most deeply regretted. Too
much care cannot be exercised in
setting out and controlling fires du
ring the dry season, and somebody
should be held responsible for the
damage they do.
Threshing is about over with in
tnis ncignuornooo. A tew years
ago threshing machines were not
so plentiful and the threshing sea
son lasted six or eight weeks, but
now thev are so plentiful that the
entire crop can be gathered in two
The board of commissoncrs for
the sale of state lands is bavin;:,
and have always had, a great deal
of trouble by reason of the work of
unscrupulous attorneys throughout
the state, who represent themselves
to the prospective land buyers and
home seekers as agents for the
board. This board has no agents
and the persons so representing
themselves arc unworthy of -confi
It is reported that the Southern
Pacific company have had a de
tective on their road to report any
shortcomings and moral dehnquen
cies that might be detected among
Apples without worms, if any
such cau be found, will comunmd
a good price this fall.
. Oregon's hop crop is about 30000
biiles, and not over 400 bules of
this amount are consumed at home
Oregon's hop crop is worth from
$1,200,000 to $2,500,000 annually,
according to the price paid for hops.
We understand that hop pickers
are not making very big money
this fall on account 'of the crop be
ing lighj. . .
PEOPLE'S PARTY PLATFORM
A TeMS bud Comprehensive Declaration
of Vital Principle.
The People's party assembled in na
tional convention ut Omnbii on July 4,
1803, nominated James Daird Weaver,
of Iowa, aud Jmne.s Gavo'il Fields, of
Virginirti for president and Vice presi
dent of tho United States respectively,
and adopted, as its preamble and plat
form the following: 1 .
Assembled upon llie UGltl anniversary of
tlift Declaration of lnilctendcncc the People's
party of America, iu their first national con
vention. invoking upon their action die bless
ing of AlmlirUty God, puts forth, iu the name
and on behalf of tho pcoplo of this country, th
following preamble and declaration of priucl
The conditions snrrouudinK us best Justify our
co-operation; wo moot in the midst of a nation
brought to the vergo of moral, political aud
material ruiu. Corruption loraiuatcs the bal
lot Imx, the lifrislaturcs, the congress, aud
touches even the ermino of the bench. The
people are demoralized; most of the states
hare been compelled to tsolalB tho voters at
the polline places to prevent universal Intimi
dation or bribery. Tho ncwsnajiers are large
ly subsidigod or muzzled: pubiic opinion si
lenced; business prostrated; our homey -ov-ered
with mortaKcs; labor impoverished and
tho land concentrating la tho hands of the
capitalists. The urban workmen are denied
the rtebt of organl-ru! tim for self protection;
Imported pauperized labor beats down their
wages; a btrellnjc standing nriuy, unrecog
nized by our laws, I oinblisJicd to shoot them
down, and they are rapidly degenerating into
European conditions. The fruits of tho toil of
millions aro boldly stolen to build up colossal
fortunes for a few. unprecedented In the his
tory of mankind; and the io&cHMirs of lbr
In turn, despiso die republic aud endanger
liberty. From tho same prolific womb of the
Coverumrntal injustice we breed the two great
The national power to create money is ap
propriated to eurich bondholder?: a vast public
debt, payable ia legal tender currency, has
been funded Into gold bearing bonds, thereby
adding millions to the burdens of the people.
(Silver, which bae been accepted as Coin sine
the dawn of history, has been demonetised to
add to the purchasing power of gold by de
creasing the value of all forms of property as
well as human labor, and the supply of cur
rency is purposely abridged to fatten usurpers,
bankrupt rntc rpru-cs and enslave iudusu-y.
A vast cuuspiracy against mankind has been
organized on the two continent, and It is
rnpidiy takiug possession of tlie world. If not
met and overthrown at onre it forebodes ter.
rible social convulsions, the destruction of
civilization or the establishment of an absolute
We have witnessed for more than a quarter )
or a century tbestruggim ur two great pnutt- i
cal partus for power and plunder, while crier- i
ous wrongs have been tunirted on the suffer-
Ing poor. Wa charge that the controlling '
Influences dominating both these parties have !
permitted the rzlsliog dreadful conditions to
develop without serious eilnrt lo prevent or
restrain them. Neither do they now promise
as any substantial reform. They have agreed 1
together to Ignore in the coming campaign
every Issuo but one. Tbey propose to drown 1
the outcries of a plundered people with tin
uproar of a ba:n battle over the tariff. Co that
capitalis!&.corporations.nliunal banks. rings.
trusts. wa:ercd stock, the demonetization of
silver and the oppressions of tho usurers may
all be lust sight of. They propose to samnce
our homes, lives and children on the altar of
Maintuou: to destroy the multitude in order
to secure corruption fund from the million
aire. Assembled on the anniversary nf tho birth-
day of the nation, and fitlcd with the spirit of
the grand general ion w ho established our inde
pendence, we seek In restore the government
of the republic to the Lands of "the plain peo
ple, with w hich class it originated.
e assert our purpose to be Identical with
the purposes of the national constitution to
form a more perfect Colon, establish JuMice,
Insure domestic tranquillity, provide fr the
common defease promote the general welfare
and secure the b'cVsingsof liberty lorourselve
and onr posterity.
e dtclare that lots republic can only en
dure asa free government while built cponthc
lvv ef tho hole pco;-le fur each other and for
the nation: it cannot bo pinurd tegethcr by
bajoncis: that the civil war novrr.aad that
every passion aud resentment which grew ont
of It mmt die with it. and that we aisl be in
fart, as we are in name, the united broihcr
booduf free men.
Our country finds Itself cenf routed by condi
tions for which there U no precedent in the
history of the world: our annual agricultural
productions amount to billions of dollars In
value, which must witbia a few wees cr
months bo exchanged for bill io is of dollars of
commodities consumed In their production;
the existing currency supply is wholly iuidc
qnnto lo make this exchange: the reenlta are
falling prices, I he formation of combines and
rings, and the impoverishment of the pro
ducing class. We pledge ourselves that If
given power we will labor lo correct these evils
by wise and reasonable legislation, in accord
ance with the terms of our pla:form.
We believe that the powers of government
In other words, of the people should be ex
pended (as in the case of the postal service) as
rnpidiy and as far as the good sense of an in
telligcnl people and the teachings of expe
rience shall Jnstify. to the cod that oppression.
Injustice and poverty shall eventually cease In
While onr sympathies as a party of reform
are naturally upon the side of every proposi
tion which will tend to make men Intelligent,
virtuous and temperate, we nevertheless re
cnnl three questions Important as they are
as secondary to tho great Usuea now-pressing
for solution, and upon n hich not only our In
dividual property but tho very existence of
Tree Institutions depend; ann ra ask all men
'.a first help us to determine whether we are to
aave a republic to administer before we differ
as to the conditions upon which it Ute be ad
ministered, believing that the forces of reform
fhia day organized will never cease to move
forward uutil every wrong Is remedied and
equal rights and equal privilege securely es
tablished for nil tho men and women of this
Vt e declare, therefore .
That tho union of the labor forces of the
United States this day consummated shall
be permanent and perpetual may Its spirit
enter Into all hearts, salvation of the republic
and the uplifting of mankind.
Wealth belongs tn him who creates It. and
every dollar taken from industry without an
equivalent la robbery. "If any man WiH not
work neither shall he cat." The interests of
rurarand civic labor ore tho same; their ene
mies are identical.
Wo believe that the time baa come when
the railroad corporations will cither own tho
people or the pcoplo must own the railroads,
and should the government enter upon the
work of owning and managing any and all
railroads wo should favor an amendment to
the constitution by which all persons en
gaged In the government service shall be
placed under a civil servico regulation if the
most rigid character, so aa to prevent tho in
crease of the power of the nut ional adminis
tration hy the use of such additional govern
We demand a national currency, safe, sound
nd flexible, issued by the gcuurul government
only, a full legal tender for all dehts, publlo
and private, and that without the use of bank
ing corporations, a Just, equitable and efficient
means of distribution, direct to tho people, at
a tax nut tn exceed i per cent, per annum, to
be provided as set forth In tho subtrcaaury
plan of tho Farmers' Alliance, or some better
system: also by payments In discharge of its
obligations for public Improvement.
We demand the free and unlimited coinage
of silver and gold at the present legal ratio of
We demand that tho amount of tho circulat
ing medium bo speedily Increased to not leu
than fifty dollars per capita.
We demand a graduated income tax.
Wo bellove that the monoys of the country
should be kept as much as possible In the
hands of the people, and bonce we donutnd
that all national aud state rovenues shall be
limited to tho necessary expanses, economically
and honestly adutlulstered.
We demand that postal savings banks be es
tablished by the government for the safe de
posit of tho earnings of the people and to facili
Transportation being a moans of exchanre
and a publio nccesslty, the governmout should
own ntid overate the railroads In Uio interest
Tho telegriim and telephone, like tho post
office system, boing a necessity fur the trans.
mission of news, sliouid-bomvuoil ana operated
bvrhe covernmu.it in tho interest of the people.
Tlio land. Including ail tne mvCaral sources
of wealth. Is tho herltago of all tho people, and
should not lie monopolized forspeoulnlivo pur.
poses, and alien ownership or lundstiouiu tie
prohibited. Ail UuU bow held by ruilrwd
iind other corporatlonn in excess of their Actual
needs, aud all luiiUs owned by ullei:s should be
Njclttiiuud I' tho govuruiueut aud held lur ac
tual settlement only.
THE StNTIMENT OF
Important IloiiuJntloiiH Nut
When tlie platform had been adopted
at Oinuhii tlie committee on resolutions
met and unanimously afneed upon tlie
following resolutions, which were adopt
ed by tlie convention.
Wbcrous. OtbiTqueaiona bave been iircccnU
cd for olif consideration, wo hereby unbuilt the
loiiowiuu uot aa a part of the platform of tbo
People's party, but as rvfeolutions expressive of j
the teutliuu:it of tbii convention: j
Heaolved, Tbat we demand a free ballot and j
a fair count in all elections, and pledge our I
eelvea to eeenre it to every legal voter without I
federal intervention through the adoption of
the states of the unperverttd Australian or
sveret ballot uyalcmi
itesolved, Tbat the revenue derived from a 1
graduated Inconio tax should be applied to the
reduction of the burden of taxation now rest- !
iiiff upon the domestic Industries of this coun
try. hcsolvcd. That we pledjtc our support to fair
and liberal pensions to cx-Cnion soldiers and
Uc&olvcd. That we condemn the fallacy of
protect in American labor under the present
fiybtexn, which opens our ports to the paupcT
and criminal classes of the world and crowds
out our wace earners; and we denounce the
present Inelfcctlve laws against contract labor,
and demand the further restriction of und
Kesolved. That we cordially f-ympathize with
the efforts of organized workIaincn to shorten
the hours of labor, and demand a rigid en
forcemeut of the cxhttinc eight hour law on
government work and ak that a penalty
clause be added to the said law.
Resolved. That we record the maintenance
of a large stand ing army of mercenaries,
known as tho I'inkerton system, as a menace
to oar liberties, and we demand its abolition,
and we condemn the recent invasion of the
territory of Wyoming by the hired assassins
of plutocracy, assisted by federal officials.
Resolved. That w commend to the favora
ble considers! ion of the people and to the re
form press tbe lccislative system known as the
Initiative aud referendum.
Resolved. That we favor a constltatfenal
provision liraitinc the offices of president and
vice president to one term and providing for
the election of senators of the United States
by a direct vote of the people.
Resolved, That we oppose any subsidy or na
tional mid to any private corporation for any
- Tlie National Committee.
The members of the national commit
tee of the People's party, as report! tc
the Omaha convention, are as follows:
Alabama. J. B. Ware. J. C. Manning. Georcf
F.Oaif her: Arkansas, J. V. DolUson. J. M. Pitt
man. K.G. Ray; California. Jc&e Poundrtone
Geo rye U. Jobnon,U. R. !lomiIton:Colorado, J.
O. Harry. J- A. Way land. A. Coleman: Connect!
cat, Robert Pync. Alfred S. Hooch ton. Hem j
C. Haldwln: Florida, S. S. Harvey. P. U Jco
kins.J'. II. Lyue; Veorgla. Ooorye Turner
Georjrs 11. Ellington, James K. Brown; Idaho.
A.T. I-ane, J. H. Aodrson.P. R. Munroe: 1U1
noU. A. G. Tau'oebeck. Eugene Smith, W. H
Hrts Indiana. M. C. Rankin. C A. Robinson.
Francis Tbotsss Iowa, W. H. Calhoun. W.
Scott, A. J. Wrstfall; Kansas. S. H. Cruder,
W. 1). Vincent. J. W. 1 .ay ton: Kentucky, A. F.
Cardin, J. O. Blair. W. U J?cott: Unnfclana. a
XV. Brace, B. F. Hardesny. J. W. Burt; Maine.
H. S. Hobbs, Henry Belt. C W. Boynton.
Msjarha5ett3 O. F. Wahburne, Gerry
Brown, L Peter Gardiner, iicbigsn. John t
Fabie, R. J. AUen. Ed R. Greer: Minnesota
Imattns Donnelly, K. Ha! verso n, H. f
Martin; Mishvipt4. ti. W. Dwyer. O. T
MtUsoo. N. V. Bradford: Mbsoari. M
V. Can oil. A. Rosclle, G. M- .ooch
Montana, Charles Ilancom. Joseph W. Al
len. J. II. Haocbcr; New Hampshire. I. B
Porter; New Jcrvey. John Wtlon. Joseph R
Buchanan. II. I). Cpd)ke; New York. L. J
MrLartia. R. A. Hicks. L. C Roberts: North
Carolina. V. R. Unday. Thomas It Lon-.
Otho Wilton; North Dakota. Walter Mair. W.
T. McCnllocb. Herman Mirhael5on: Ohio.
Hugh Iryor. J. C. H.Cobh, M. W. Wltkins;
OTTVQ.J. Wnhlrop. J. Markbrry.Charle
ritch: Pennsylvania V. A. Loterer. J. G. Les
lie. Jerome B. Aiken; South Dakota, A. War
dell, A. M. Allen, F. Serpp; Tennessee, W. H.
Gynnc. U K. Taylor. W. E. Wilkes Texas.
Thomas Gain, IL W. Coletuan. J. II. Davin;
Vuvinia. J. 11. Hoheon. Main Pace. S. U New
berry; Wa-thirigtou, C. W. Vonnc. M- F. Nook.
1). R. Hannah: Wt Virginia. S I!. Piersm.
John G. Stalev. N. W. Kitsgcrald; Wiconti.
Robert Schilling. C. M. Butt, Henry O'Brien:
District of Columbia. Lee Crandoll, Annie L
IHnrs F. A. Bland; Oklahoma, P. O. Cassiay.
S. D. Decker.
A new and Conxplc. Treatment coanis.tcg of
SuppoMuvries. Oiutaienl tn Caosule. o1m in
Box and 11115; a Pis.iiro Cure for HxKrnal.
Internal. Uiiiul or Bkrinc. Hch.ne. Cbron!c,
Kecenv or Hrmli'.ary iMra, anil many o;fcer
diyeai and female caknr.; tl always a
irreal bneflt 10 the health. The arlui5oovery
cf a medical cure rcmtcritir an operation with
the Knife nntcrs.ary bei'afu.T. This Kerned.'
Las ncrer been known lo fail, el pr box. o for
K; aont br moil. Why snfli-r from tbi terrible
dlMN? when a written cuaraute-c is riven with
NXajt to rcf un.1 the money if not cured. Send
Marap for free Sample. Guarantee Issued hy
(HH.WAKD. t t-AUKK ,5 tXV. W Hn.ealO KtV
tntl nrucci-ta. Sole Aanrnts. Portland. Ore.
It. H. Haskistt, co.c accl for Medfonl.
L. M. LYON.
Jobbing of all Ivinds.
ALL WORK GUARANTEED.
Medford. - - Oregon.
The leading DruR Store ot Meilford Is
GEORGE H. HA2KSNS.
(Successor to Hasktns & Lawton.)
He has anything in the line of
- Paints and Oils,
Tobacco, Ciqars, Perfumery,
And everything that is carried in a
Prescriptions Carefully Com
Main Street, Medford, Oregon.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION.
Land Office nt Kosoburfr, Ore., Aux. SI, "89.
Notloe is hereby given that the following
numcHl settler hns tiled notice of his intention
to nmke Haul proof .iu support of his claim, nnd
Ihnt said proof will be inuilo before the Jut!t;c
or County Clerk of Jaekson cnuuly, Oregon, st
Jucksouvlllo, Orejou, on Thursday, Oot-oberDO.
iSU, viz: Jlomestemt entry No. MiM. of Johu S.
Foster, for the E' of SWKi and W'i of SE!i of
Seofi, TpSJS, It IK.
He nunius the followlnu witnesses to prove
his continuous resilience upon unl cultivation
of suiil lnnd, vIk:
John A. -uilllaniH, Sr., John A. Wllliims, Jr.,
Jacob Shadier, P. Swlnniuc, all of Medford,
Jackson oounty, Oreifon.
30 11 John K. Shci'U, Ketflster,
K. F. WOOD.
Jobbing of all kinds. Plans and
estimates furnished on application.
Jack screws to lot..
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC
Speaking of Patent M-.-dicincs. the
Judge says : "I wish to dval fairly -nid
honorably with all, and wtwn I find an
article that will do what it is recom
mended to do, I am not ashamed to say
so. I am acquainted with Dr. Vander
pool. (having been treat! by him for
cancer) and have used his blood mcdi
cince. known as the S. B. Headache
and Liver Cure, and while I am seventy
years old, and have used many pills
and other remedies for the blood, liver
aud kidneys. I must say tbat for a kid
ney tonic ia Brierlil's disease, and as an
alterative for the blood, or to correct
the action of the stomach and bowels
it is a vry superior remedy, and beau
anvthing' I ever tried.
J. B. XELSOX.
At 50 cents a bottle. It is the poor
man's friend and family doctor.
THE SINGES SEWING MACHINE.
L E. Hoover. Agent,
Salary $25 to $50 a Week.
We will pay a bore salary to any jrocxi arent
e.Uce our line of vrrxxlv either to dealers or
customer. We dr-al in nrst-classs pood5 only,
and fell al the lowest manufacturer' prices.
A;ply to A. KARPKN & CO..
IS Qumcy SL Chicajo. IlL
Are You Suffering.
From back ache, incarnation of the
bladder, briok dust deposit or stoiK in
the bladder, or in f&ct any derange
ments of the kidneys or urinary or
gaus? If thus nfUicted do not loosse tims
aud waste monev on worthless lini
ments and worse plasters, but strike at
the seat of the disease at once by using
the greatest of all known remedies,
the celebrated Oregon Kidney Tea
Pleasant to kike, purely vegetable
Satisfaction every time.
Wlew TTTtbt 27Imm 4 ffttwt TMec tVwca
u ct.-aituvi. ars:tv avr. nrrwes a0 sp
Ithmm. haJUc. 1 A, IrUfr. Urrr nJ IsUiirr
cctarUicu. tftiee lBts, wttirx awrt t:i-tlfc.
rtc. ttli ;cf"iith?u (vtbiai iri sterol Wrrs.uctxr
it tr, pinr a cmrrrei tbt it tcjt&s:r fc!t tv tit
rr or fr ji-r, ao ::i it tVer
imaej r m TL. NaT Wo-re crr4 t ar
fW l&TTMUOa ,;, TVBM-SCV tS'UO. Bbtl
g.v ta&4rrds of tu i (Mi t.'J rvvrr tber tst.
Vcr fTl IVrRitvtt rtClTlilC SIM rVKV. Ui
frrtHl(vc ever 0rri3 k etfi.KrK HlTit Alt RITITJ
Set! f UtuaanM rr;iaU, toirv3. fr. AJdiuj
NO.I7& First t., pKJRTLAND, ORE
EAST AND SOUTH
Mm Paeiflo mutt.
THE MOUNT SHASTA ROUTE.
EXrilESS TRAINS LEAVE PORTLAND
South I I North
p. 111 1 Lv. Pnrttnnd Ar. I T:.!sa. m
Wp.ni l,v, Mlfxrd Lv I 5Vi.m
bio it. m I Ar. Sau Kmnctiro Lv. 7 :00 p. m
Above trains stop onlv at the followiiic sta
tions north of Koscbunr: East PortlHtid. Ore
iwu Clly. Woodourn. Salem. Alhauy. THtigent.
Shcilds, Halsey, Harrlsburg, Junction City, Irv
ing und Kugeuc.
KOjSKBI'RO MAIL DAILY.
SAi n. m Lv lVirllnnd Ar I Aj p. n
5.40 p. ui I hy Rosehnrs Lv a. m
ALBANY LOCAL DAILY (Except Sunday.)
5:00 p m I Lv rortland Ar j S.-."5 p m
.-00 p ut I Ar Albany Lv U0 a m
Pullman Buffet Sleepers.
Tourist Sleeplnfr Oirs fur the accommodation
orsoeouu class pusseiiBers, at Inched lo express
Between Portland and Corvallis.
west smu DIVISION.
Mail trains dully, except Sunday:
7:S0iu m Lv l'ortland Ar S0 p. in
1:1:10 p. m I Ar Oorvallls Lv li p. m
At Albnnv and Oorvnllls connect with troios
"ol oit"ion Pacific railroad.
Express Trains dally, except Sunday?
4:40 p. in Lv Portland ArlSiiOs. m
72i p. m I Ar MeMiniivllle Lv aSo a. m
a-Throii2h tickets to all points east aud
south. 1-or" tickets and full information re
gardlnir rates, nutps, etc.,eallon thecouipany's
aifeut ui .Menioru.
R. KOh.lll.KR K. P. ROGERS,
Mauuger. ' AssL Ci. i'. & V Agt
UK. KAHf DETl S
PfiLfiOE BH6BEB SIOP.
W. T. TOWNSEND, PRO.,
MEDFORD, - - OREGON'
Hot and cold baths, pompadour hair;
cutting and clean towels a specialty.
tair treatment for everybody. Give
us a trial.
Main Street, Opposite Postoffice.
J. R. WILSON, BACraiTH.
Horse and Oxen Shceing-
O ATA ri PJLJ
Kheuniatism, Aenralgia, Coriy
HEADACHE, and ALL PAIN.
Tas California Positive aai Htgstrrs
XLECTRIC COUGH CURS
OUaEB COLDS, CSOtTP, COSBTntPTIOI.
8aldbraUDnr(ista. Escta Sc.SOc k. tl.
OraasUisar 4V C-. Prop', Los Angat,Ca.
GCM ELASTIC ROOFING FELT cost
only fc.j pt-r idO sijaare f?t. Makes a food
roof tor years, and acyoc cao put is on.
stamp tor sample and tail particulars.
;r k ELi-mc K.xjilnc Co.
38 41 West BriaI!tat. Nr.r YOEt.
LOCAL AiiESTS WASTED.
One Dollar Weekly
Buys a good Gold Watch by our Club
System. Our 14-karat gold-filled cases
are warranted for 20 ysars. Fine Elgin
or Walt ham movement. Stem wind
and set. Lady's or G- nt"s size. Equal
to anv SoO watch. To secure agents
where we have ncoe, we sell one of thi
Hunting Casa Watches for the Club
price and send C. O. D. by express
with privilege of examination before
paying for same.
Our agent at Durham. X. C. writes:
"Oar jewelers aare confessed itoey dont know
now yon ran farcisli such wurk tor the Moost."
Our agent at Heath Springs. S: C says:
uYoor watclies lake at sifci- Tne gntleicaa
who got tbe laM watch saMi tbat he examined
and priced a jeweler's watcbes in Lnncater
that srere so better than yours, but the price
Our agent at Pernirgtcn.Tex.. writes:
"Am in receipt of the watch, and am pleased
w'.thoct measure. All who have icn U say it
woo id be cacay at !"
One good reliable Agent winted for
each placa. Write for particulars.
Expire Watch Co., New York
Ths Road to Wealth!
Caaoet W sacecssrolri tracM k
oal bcoJ beaKK. To teach acsKk or tf
' ooseied posit k a la lilt rtqaires tho toll
etsassaea ana operstioo at ail tht fae
cities kind asfar ass teieni nt ailB.
Thaso coeHiaas ccaaoi exist oslcss tho
physical aelag Is la perfect orUaf
Order, aad this Is impossible afcea tho
Eher sad spleea ar torpid, this obstrmct
Ibj tho stcraU jes, cacsisg latfiotstiosi
ana dripepsia. aith all of their lracosi
English Dandelion Tonic
Mrts a specific Infiueace oer the User,
eicitfs it to heatthr actloa. rasohes its
chrsalc eaaorgcaieats, and orcawtes the
secretions ; cares lndisctioa aad coast
i Bxtic-a, sharpeas the appetite, toces ea
the entire teat, aad Bbkes life swrth
ptinrP Ceeeis, Cslds. IftSaea-A. SnmehRI,
LUnLO Hcarseness. Wh-Mpisg Ceoch.Creap,
Sere liroat. Astheia. aud ex-ery arlnrtKa of tbe
Threat, Luect est.i.K-htd'-nj: Csrtsuetpt'rea.
Speedy ajuuiii n.jt, Ciuisi.cd!. SatSS.
Stilled help furnished hotels aad Restaurants.
Private boarding houses and families.
Labor hired for railroads and contractors.
T,"e reiristrr strictly first class cooks, waiters
IS N. 3rd. SV '
S. R. PHILLIPS. ManT.
am VTriU for our mammoth
Catalotrue. a Ht pae
book, plainly illustrated.
lowest price with manu
facturers discounts .on
all roods manufactured
and Imported into the
United States. "
85 to 50 cents on every
dollar you speud. We
sell only first class (roods,
lug. dry gixds. hsts.rsps,
boots and shoes, notions,
crockery, jewelry, bu
Cies and harness, asri
eulturul implements: is
tact anything yov want.
Saved by huyinic of us.
Seud a& cents to pay ex
expressaee on catalogue,
a buyers' guide. We are
the only concern that
sells at manufacturers1
prices, allowing the buyer the nice discount
that the manufacturer sives to the wholesale
trade. We guarantee all (roods to be equal to
representations or money refunded. Goods
sent by expr-.r or freiuht, wish privilege of ex
amination before paying.
A. LAHPEN & CO..
1-SS QuUiy Sereet, Chwaao, 111.
Employment : Emm