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The Daily Reporter.
D. ('. IRELAND A CO. PCBLISHEKS.
Sept. 9, 1886
For Blue Vitriol go to Geo. W. Burt’s.
Geo. W. Snyder is in the city on a
Thos. Kay, now of Sheridan, took
in the fair.
Astoria and Salem are closely to
J. T. Fink had three squashes at the
fair, which weighed 213 tt>s.
That cotton boll in bloom, at the
fair, belonged to J. F. Rowland.
Mrs. I. C. Terry presented her better
half with a 131b. daughter this a. m.
Astorians are dredging for wharf
room. Revive the old sea wall topic
In Washington city you can ride fif
ty miles for twenty-five cents. Here
it costs J2.00 to get to Portland.
Prof. Price has returned to the city,
after an absence of three months, to
again take charge of our public school
for the ensuing year.
As special agent of the Northwest
Fire and Marine Insurance company,
R. R. Roper is in the city. He wishes
to appoint an active local agent here.
W. H. Samuels, of Corvallis, has
been appointed manager of the branch
Western Union telegraph office. We
understand that Will Lougharvof this
city is at Corvallis station temporarily.
Polk county warehouses are all full
and trains «are pressed to release the
surplus. A good deal of shipping will
have to occur in order to accommodate
the crop on this side of the Wallamet.
The Salem Statesman says : The
brick block will be built. So will the
bridge. The tournament will be a
success. So will the fair. Let’s brace
up and look prosperity square in the
A hailstorm in the Waldo hills
played hob with hops last Sunday.
Think of it ; almost as “surprising” as
the earthquake at Charleston; the
artesian spout in Iowa, or lightning
If this paper suits you for a bit a
week we shall appreciate the favor of
your subscription ; we have no inonej’
to lose in the venture; if it pays its
way another column will be added,
and another ; if not perhaps not. The
quality is surely as fair as the rate.
Following the rain last week several
farmers sowed their fallow land to
Jas. Flett and family are yet in this
city from their pleasant mountain
home, at Jones A Co.’s Nestucca mills.
Edwards is the boss bill poster. His
work always shows for itself whether
under ground in wells, on top in gar
dens, etc., or above, on dead walls.
Salem and Oregon city are booming
their towns, so the Appeal asks : ’ Why
can’t Silverton have a state normal
school. What is to hinder it ; or, a
woolen mill, or a new tailor, or a
clothes-pin factory, or a tannery.
Wake up, and let's boom the city, what
No more perfect weather could be
imagined than that which has succeed
ed the slight rain storm of last week.
If it lasts until after the Salem fair it
will be a valuable auxiliary in lifting
that concern out of debt. Clear weath-
is reported to-day from every point
east of the Cascades. Not a drop of
rain has fallen during the past thirty
Capt. Lafollett, our legislator-elect,
has suffered for years with severe
pains in the abdomen and been under
medical treatment in Portland, at the
springs and in Salem, Lately he ex
tracted from a swelling and gathering
a piece of quartz, one side of it almost
as sharp as a razor. He is greatly re
lieved and now hopes for complete
Thomas Stevens, who is making the
tour of the world on a bicycle, has
sent a dispatch from India saying that
he will start across India from Lahore,
a city on the grand trunk highway
that leads through Delhi, Agra. Luck
now, ratna.and other cities, to Calcut
ta. This road is the greatest mac
adam in the world, reaching clear
from Calcutta to Peskawar. a distance
of 1,800 miles.
An artesian well in Iowa gushed
up with such fury August 31st, that
it has since Hooded the whole country
for miles about, and all attempts to
stop it by the most scientific engineer
ing skill is baffled. It is thought that
but little if anything can be done to
stop the flow of water, but that it may
be possible to direct two large rivers
formed by it into less dangerous di
rections and confine them to their
I’he daily Reporter w ill be the mean-
of improving the weekly Reporter fully
half. Make a note of this.
\dvertisers can take their choice,
either daily or weekly, at the same old
rate. No advance in the price. We've
come to stay, if you say . no .
For gentlemen, Apperson has just
opened the finest lot of hats,from .$1,00
up, ever brought to this market. And
just step in and look at his boots and
See the new goods at Apperson«.
They have surely arrived. Yesterday
we counted ten large cases to be
opened in time for business this morn
Those hats at half price at the mil
linery store of Miss F. E. Russ, have
not all been disposed of. Call and
make a selection, and while there look
at the articles on the 10 cent counter.
Geo. W. Raleigh yesterday took to
his farm in Belleview precinct, two im
ported Poland-China pigs direct froai
England. They were shipped four
months ago as pigs, but they would
tip the beam now at 180 each. They
Apperson’s clothing takes the eye.
This new stock is made up in the lat
est styles from the best and latest suit
ings, and he sells a man a whole suit,
ready made, for about what he would
pay for the cloth alone in this market.
Call and see for yourself.
Subscribe for the Reporter, and pay
for it when you subscribe, and we will
pledge ourselves to give you more
news, for less money, than any other
paper in the Willamette valley. The
Daily will help the weekly 100 per
cent. See if it don’t.
Detmerings fine line of imported
dress goods which have been expected
daily for over two weoks, arrived ves-
terday. They came too late for the
agricultural fair, but we do say that
every fair lady in Yamhill county
will be highly pleased at a sight of
these elegant goods. Call and examine
Don’t forget that Bishop A Kay
have the largest assortment of mens,
youths, and boys clothing in McMinn
ville, also over coats and furnishing
goods of all kinds, and now' is the time
to buy your goods and they are agtyits
of the Brownsville Woolen Mills the
best goods made and sold for the least
money. Remember the place oppo
site Yamhill Co. bank.