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WEEKLY ORISON STATESMAN, FRIDAY, AUGUST! 3. -1900.
I Allied forces Confront a Dan
grross Problem in China.
INTENSE ANXIETY EV ERVWIIEHE
Bardin; the Advance on Pekln -If
UicUtera Are Held .a Hostage
the Dacffer icerfise?.
. J.OXDOX. Aug. 1- A sensational
Shanghai euTP.'iomlfin still hints that
the Chinese are juggimg with dates,
but In tha fact of the constantly ac
cumulating evidence' that tli Minis
ter were safe July -iM, aud despite
the omission from all dispatches of
tLe. anxiously desired information re
garding the real situation, political or
' oil-erwiv, at Pekin, there, are very few
in Ixitnlon who do not lielieve the dls
alehes genuine and reliable.
The atliea now confront the most
duhVult and dangerous problem Witn-
out doubt the Minister are liell by
the Chinese a hostages; and t 1m oh t
vome of the advance ou-Pekin. which
In all probability ban already lgni.
will be awaited with Intense anxiety.
Today's dispafwhes show that he
allies, notably the Jaiianese, h:u Imvh
pushing their preparation witli fever
ish hau, organizing a service of pack
cars, train und Junk-. It is reiKirte-1
from Berlin that Lieutenant tleneral
You I,csscl, commanding-the Oerman
forces In IHiiua. v,1hih Emiror Wi'tJ
Haiti ha jimt promoted to the rank of
n general commanding an army eoi'is,
has -vn selected a the commander-in-chief
of the allivd fore-.
. The Chinese am strongly entrenched j
" at W'ons Tmiii, from which isitioii, :
lunvM'tf, It 4s . Iivlieved they can (ie
vjted witl-onl griat difficulty. Tlie
danger in tiiat. If -.defeated there, tpe
Cliinese Will retire I'rkln ami put
the remainder of the Ivurticajis to
It Ji also pos-fihh that thefldvaucc
of the allien will lie the signal fir the
fhiliese nulilol iri'4 -to. cotiiteI all for
elgnerse to quit the Capitol. 4n which
event they might Is-crrine the prey oY
the fanatical Boxers.
The feeling of the ncwqaers hr;
Is that nothing whatever should now
delay the advance, and lut no negor
tlationsof any kind should he fuuntcti-i
am-ed until the allied troop react.
IVkln and assure thisnselvea regards
Jug tho fate of th fore1STir. '
WK! N I VS CON F 1 1. M E I K
i Lundon.. A ng. l. Intporfant addition
al confirmation, of the safety of tie
legations was received in l-oulon last
! OVflllll-' tiV 1ltll"1M :illlllluil
sontatlve in! InroiM of the ; Chinese
custom service; froiif the commission
er of customs at Che Fo. !n ! Kliaju'
of a Pek in dispatch, not dated but hi -lievel
to have ln-en "wrflten Jidy 2lu
i(;ul "by Imth Sir Uolert Hart, in-lHH-tr
peneral of euHfoni-. and Uob
crt Hreedon. deputy ItmiKi-t or general,
to Mie following effect: " - i
"Staff and family (Mill R.ife. !
Thi ha In-eit continued by th eom
uilioner of custom in Shanghai, wild
teh'frra plied last evenins: . !
; 'Authentic. lnsp'i'!tor general safe
July r-M." i
Ixmdon. July nt. Tien Tsin advices
say that General Sir Alfred Gaslee and
staff, together with Lirge foreign re
inforcements,, arrived .then July 2Slh.
AOTII El j SCARE. j
ParK July HI. According to the dif
patches. received ui the foreign o(li!
tolay. tln Austrian. Spanish. Itaba.i
and Holland location at IVkln have
lsHn destroytnl. ami the French lega
tion Is iw rt lally wnvked.,. Attacks i
I'gatipus c'asMMl some days ago. The
Knijieror and Emiress an living in
HOPE RUNS HIGH. '
Berlin.-' July ?l. Hope regarding the
reenrity of the foreigners In IVkln now
runs high In lVrlin. Th fJennan fo'
ign office- no longer -doubt, the rt
isirts from various tiarters that the
Ministers, with the exception of Il.ir
on Yon Ketteler, are alive. Tlie n
srs takf the satne viej and urg. that
then slonhl no delay in ilu ad
vance upon Pekin. v I
I-ondon, Jnly 31. Tlie Ixutrenco
SEWD US OWE DOLLARS
r-cra $38.50 x
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FINE JOB PRINTING
' 1 LEGAL BLANKS
66 Commerce Street. STA TESMAN JOB VFFICE
Sfarques , correspondent of tlie Daily
Express ays; ' ; .
i'The Boers are prepanng to retreat
from Watervalhoven. Frank Pettl
srew. son of Senator Pettlgrew, of
Sauth Hakota. has arriretl there, and
bin joined Commandant General
IVjOiVs M2IT." v, - y- ; ;
Ilan Lon? Ben Known a a Danger
I oua Cioter In Italy.
I Borne. Jnly -l. Breasl wan born In
Prat lu He wa denounced, in
a a da nerotw rioter and de
ported to the. Island of I'antllana.
In :1SJ, he was lllerated under an
amnesty, after the battle of Adowa
be went to -theVUuitel
A1IAZK3IENT AND HORBOR
Slrikeji the Antf at Senator IIoar
Support of President McKIniey. ; .
Washineton. Jnly ?.ln otx-n let-
er ha iteen mldresiiMl 'hr the Waili-
h'e'on Ami-lmneTialiMtle Tajrne to
Ion. tleo. F. Hoar, of Masxachiinett.
i -xpreslns "amazement not unmixed
with horror" at bl announced deter
mination to Knpport President McKin
ey for re-electionJ
RIDPATII IS DEAD.
New York. Jnly 31. John Clark Rid-
pat h. the historian, died In tb Pres
byterian HoHital this etening, from
a complieation of diseaxea. .
FOt'N! HIS MATCH.
New York, Jtihr III. -The one time
invineilde leorjre -Dixon ueiindel to
fTomuiie Sullivan, of Brooklyn. at
(ney Island tonight. The end came
as the' iH.n xhaiMil for the- Kcventh
round. ; when Tern O'Kourko. Dixon
chief ti-i-oud. admit ted the, defeat of
his man. and. claiming that hi I"ft
arm va tixiblel rfnseI o ieniiit
him to continue.
Sattle. Wash. July ni.Tlie ui-Mirtei-H
of S-nutor Friuk's candidacy
for t!ie ii'Hiiiniltion for Governor cau
cused toivight. anil gav out officially
that they will control the King coun
ty convention wHh at least 217 vote
out of total of 4-K. They have deetled
ujioit S. II. Pile. as anndidate for
lennxirary chairman. The snpisirter
of Mayor Humes still claim that tney
will -ontrd. and wganize the convei
A CENTENARIAN MINER
IKriL. COl'N TV BOASTS OK OlDESr
ACTIVE MINKKAI. UOKKKK.
WUIUnt Kerr, UboClbraln II U Ninety
. Ninth Birthday In m Few laya. Work
Cbkioi oa ITmptiua.
Of the huudriMls of men engagcnl in
mining pursuits in the state of Ore
gon, there are none nearer the hundred-year
mark than William Kerr, of
Douglas county, who lives an isolated
life aud Is ctigaged in working a mine
Regarding the centenarian miner a
rcent Isstie of the Roseburg Review
contained the following:
7loiiglas county can no doubt lsiast
of having the oldest active miner in
the world a man who In a fpur days
will Ik t! years "old, blasting, drilling
and wheeling rock in a 12 foot, tun
nel that ho has constructwl , by his
own laltor in the past four years.
A short distance alove Days creek,
on the South Umpqua river, there Is
a 'solitary miner's cabiu close by the
county road, ami near by is the cabin
in which William Kerr lives solitary
and alone, but iuduttrious and per
fectly coutenteI. He was Itorn in
Pcimsylvanui on August 7, 1.SU1, aud
will celebrate his !;nh birthday in a
lew days, although he considers h.m
slf anything but an old man.' He
appears more like a well, preserved
man of i or 7 and is stronger and
more active than most men at that
iM-i-iod of their live. The fact that
in the four j-ears since lie located a
mining claim on the South Fiiiisiua
he has driven with his own labor 120
feet of tunnel through tin nn-k Is suf
ficient evidence of this fact. lie ex
pects soon to strike a ledge with a
fortcne when he can retire and enjoy
life in his old age free from toil and
care, but there are some who say the
out mans mining judgment is far less
souud than his constitution and that
Ike Is driving his tunnel through ordi
nary country rock where there is not
a sign of gold. . f .
; "Jeorge Kerr, a son of the centen
arian miner, is a rolusf man also, him-
S T l WITH
;;o SOCIAL HIGH GRADE
G38.50 STOCK SADDLE
hj frricM C. O. 1. t cxuilmkM.
YOU CAK EXAMINE IT f'?Z
9tmil wlMarMrf, xmnij mm repmtcated.
An Extra Fine High Crado Saddle
l the aqI of MUtdlm ol,-t erfmrfct at frrj
C th?ir rtff.t Mn OUR PRlCEa $38ilf,
Thl3 SArtr!t In mada on t I V4
IAinr.h CAnitlnA LnHmA m
Nelson Heavy stool Fork...
inirvrii r art rrrvn i I it- (I I n V i vuin
TaitC iMWiMt or r-U cmnti. fc.l lr tM-r o-vrd stirrapa
or tm.-i mIio. bntMl buaad . twlrja. WM mmA tmmt
KUrTuM Wlhr, i-4urh ti .trpA,
extra tot. ri arar mtto. I t tw buckia oa uUxkie, kea.y
Mbn ftrd afka H f rn( cinch, bmj euUfN
tolting Dttkrtm Iv. emuwtiDtf ttap. loop t, ml om
iix-kry ail oae prr.
E.gCAHT HAND PAISgQ STAMPIWQ
wu?h mr a mil.
lor lAipraeat. s
l s poaiMla, UUUlt IS UILI IWl
WRITE FOR FREE VtHICtE. HARNESS ANQ SADDLE
CATALOGUE, thosing a hill im of C ma Hoy mn4 Katch
I SBRS. ROEEUCKr- (Inc.) CHICAGO, ILL
self aliout years of age, and resides
at AViMwoixl, Lane county, at tlie Toot
of ' Bohemia mountain. He is a'well-b-do
rancher with a pleasant home
anl lias hsed his best eudearors to
iwrsuade Lis father to lire with-him,
but to no avail. ; The old gentleman
vteit him oe-ajioiially. but persita
in cniiiiuiajr his miniujc ooeratjou
on his own account. Recently on one
of these vixits be reachd Cottage
Glove at nisht on the train and with
out waitimr for dayliirht. struck out
and walked eighteen tulles to Jus son's
home. He is not a prohibitionist, but
lias always leen temierate in tlie iise
of lijtior, although even now he occa
s'tirally gets out with the- lxys to cel
ebrate the glorious Fourth of July, or
sotiietliiusr of that kind, and on these
not fre:uent "ot-f-asious bis Ihmju com
panions aver tliat the old man is, just
as young as he used to lv A dangli
ter re"ently arrived from the Kast and
Is visiting at the son's home, brother
and siswr not having seen each other
for eighteen yars Iefore."
MADE STRONtJ BY3'ILL POWER.
Military Heroes; Have
Delicate- in Physique.
The soldier 1 so of ten looked npon
as lsiug the embotliment of strength,
health and activity, that it may , be
something , new ; to learn that , many
celebrated generals have as lkiys been
anything but robust or notel for Hm
virtues just mentiomsl, says the Ion
don Express.- " . - ;, r -
' LortI Iloberts Is the most signal ex
ample of this. Ah a lad be was so
deliccte that when he went out to
India on his first voyage there as a
soldier it wa a generally supposed by
his most Intimate friends and relar
tlves that! his life would necessarily
lie short, so paK and delk-ate was he.
We have several lndeisndent aeeonnts
of how the crew of the ship and some
of his messmates pitied the tender
lookrr.g young .Uigl-Iiiili:in aud
prophesied that an ia.rly grave -.would
Is his. . j . i
, But the Indian climaje, his native
Himate. too. set him up and workcii
wonder to him. . How have thos,
prophets of evil lxen falsified by
what we 'In our time see and know
today! ',. . ' ,
The Duke of Wellington was not at
all strong when a lad, and his mother
was often much concerned alsmt his
health. At Eton begot the reputation
of Is-ing, ratlM-r a silent., tacit urn.
smewhat sullen youth. Ilut It Is
generally lielieved now that this was
as much due to his-. delicate health as
to any individual characteristic of his
own temiera in-cut.
Arthur sWellesley could not stand
the knocking ; alxmt and rough-and-temhle
life that some of his Eton
friends enjoyed at that time, and they
weiv not slow to make him aware of
Ko-hefrt Maguire, whose recent ad
ventures ; in Kinilierley ami help t6
the garris(ti , lutve tuade his name
more known' even than before the
siege, was almost "given up" when a
lov. so jKKr was his general health.
I lis destined career had to ls
chaugwl for ih other rettstm than that
Ids health, would not stand It, and he
had to go out, to the ('ape in order
to seek that health which seemd to
lie. denied him in England. Happily
he found It there, and found fortune.
too. -at the same time: "so he. at any
rate, can nt now liemoan his fate.
Maguire found at the C-ape a - matt
still more influential than he idmself
was to liecome. a man who also had
to leave England and the prosis?t of
liemg a clerg-man owing to nis wax
state of Ivealth. This man had once
Ish'U int ende 1 for a parson, like his
father, and would have perhaps ended
his days as a country vicar had not
had health stepiod in and made him
lve up that idea and set out for
for Capo Colony. Then his health 1
came retufwed. and today' the whole
wo'rld knows Cecil Rhodes almost as
well as It knows anylsxly.
Ithmles may Well lie called a "sol
dier" as regards fighting, for, though
not a military-man by profession, he
was always willing to take any share
of fighting that came along his way
.a iil his ; advice to doubtful Britons
during the late crisis In Klmlierley
to "bf like ine and sit tight, will not
lie readily forgotten. It was said that
Kruger had such an opjnlon of Cecil
Rhodes , fighting powers" that he pro-
tosel to put him Into a cage when
Kimlierley was taken, but it may also
tie said that Rhodes' would have
shown the Boers no small amount of
resistance first tiefore he had thus al
lowed himself to be taken, for he Is
by instinct . a fighting man to the
very 1oik. :
Havelock was never very strong.
and as a boy he was decidedly on the
dark side of health. Even when a
man his pale face was a general snb
ject of remark among his followers.
I'.rst they all knew his wortli and
courage when the time of trial cam.
Perhaps no civilian In this century
was more a born flgliter than was
Eord Byron, had he leen able to tie
come a? real soldier, but he was kept
back from that by his deformity and
by constant lad health. . Yet he wvnt
forth manfully to help the tireeks In
their struggles for Independence
against the Turks and perished at
The present kaiser has never teen
a robust man and as a lad was still
more delicate. His deformed arm al
ways gave him much trouble in af
fecting Ids; general health, esneclallv
n. his younger flays, but he has, Ky
t'ts splendid ; resolution and care,
grown out of this constant bad health,
and today he Is a fighting man not
easily to.be lieaten in what he under
takes.'- f -V 1 ': .; i -.- , --;."-:--
So that there la much hope for deli
cate ooys arter all. If tliey have the
right sort of British, pluck In them.
Health and strength are largely a
matter,; of will power, after alL ! -
IELICATE SENSE , OF TASTE.
It Is slated by a Cawger City pper
that a man op there took a drink of
carbolic acid "and knew: verr annn
that lie had got hold of the wrong
bottle."" Kansas City Jounial,
"Xlblack has Ihh whc onii s irnrxi
player. I lHsir,' remarked the man
who merely regarded the came with
good natured tolerance.
"les," refilietl Bunker, grndginsly,
but I don't like the war Ik addrA.
cs ine nan." , ;
No. It does seem Id iolle, not to
say vtilsar. to swear at It so constant
ly." Philadelphia Press. r
Ten years ago Kew South Wales
and . Victoria were alsiut equal In pop
ulation, but the former is now consid
erably ahead of its sister colon v.
DAftGER IfJ THE DXlZtSS.-
1 " " 1 " .'.."
1.':.,, ,.. " iif--
lOIing tCfTiCn .l3 tttU Cl Warn-
.1.-? l here any danger In dancing? .
in alnnst - every - -otuinunity there
has Iteen waged a fierce! war o(L words,
as to the" proriety c the dam-e.
Factions have 4een formed, churches
have been divided.1- frijendshiins have,
lsen broken. - all because- of the' blt
t?rncss engendered Lu i the iliscussion
of this burning piestioa. -
"Brother Brown." wlio in that fa-
nnms sketch Christmas nt the ynar
ters" conies out on the floor to -is'g
a blessln" on dis iilanc" tx-cnw to
have a goml deal of , sense in his view
of the question. , He says; .
Ie sinfulness of sin m '
Is isndia u de jtiierMt ' r
What you gtus and does it In, -And
in a righteous frame of jnind .
We's goin to Liwh an sing
IJke Iavid laacel liefo le ark
Air cut de liigeou wing.
But leaving the religious feature of
the question to iw settled by Brudder
Brown, there are other questions
. x , given us ine uappmess ot navtng a
which relate to the physk-aixside ' of living child of our own. after so much
life, wbk'h can only le stH-imihju im- ufTiring anl disappointment."
portance to the moral Issues involved The benefits of "FavcH'ite Prescrip
iu the discussion of the harmfulness ! tion" are lasting. It contaius no ah o
of the Ma nee. liol. neither oiuum.. ocaine, nor any
The danger of the l.ince is peculiar- other nerve-numbiug narcotics. It
ly great in the case of young women doe not numb the nerves uor stimn
who are nffering. from am derange- hte the lnxly, -leaving the last condi
ment of the -womanly fuu:-tIois. and tion of the woman worse than the
the fascinating pleasure of tlie dance, ttrst. .. But it strengthens the entire
which the youna woman cannot fore-v womanly organism. nourishes the
go. although nature warns her of the nerves and impsirts a real vigor and
danger, is doubtless responsible for
many a case of feminine disease
which burdens the wife and mother
of later years. "Prevention Is better
than cure." but it is very hard to
prevent these derangements from oe-
curring. Y'outh Is the plavtime of life,
It would fbe unnaturail not to seek en-
joyment at thte perjod. The danger
-omes in tlie genera 1 ignorance as to
the deep and lasting injury which
may le cousepieut n a void or.' on
extra violent exertion at the time of
the month when- every woman needs
to be -areful.
Thousands of Young Women j Have
in health by a seemingly trivial neg
lect of themselvts under just these
conditions. They can't give up the
pleasure of daneing.1 : But they pay
for it with after hours of the suffer
ing and agony b'f Imck-ache. hrtid
aclie. and nervous depression. At last
the time comes when the woman can
only tie an onlooker ! at the dance;
when the state of her ; womanly
health compels her to forego almost
all the pleasures of life. To every
such woman no news will le niore
welcome than the news that there 1s
absolute Lelp and healing for these
dh-orders of -women; : that strength
can be- restored and the pleasures of
tire once more enjoyed to the full.
I'Ci a woman w-ho lias vxmrlenHHt
this help and healing tell how it -was
"I suffered from female weakness
fr , fi, v months, -writes Miss Belle
Hedrick, of Xye. Pntnam Co.. est
a. "I was treatel by a good physl-
cian. out ne never seemed to io me
any good. I wrote to Dr. It. Y. IMerce
for advice, which 1 received, telling
me to take bis 'Favorite Prescription'
and fJolden Medical Discovery. I
took thirteen lioitlesi of 'Favorite Pre-
scriptlon.' amr eight of tioblen Me.1-
leal Discovery. V lien I had itsed the
medicines a month; my bea th was
mrch improved. It .has continued to
Improve until nowj can wwk t al-
most. all kinds of house-"work. : I bad
scarcely any appetite, but it is all ,J '"'T " . " ",""w Ior "r Jt
right now. Have galnetl several ill11". Prce s" Common Sense Medl
pmmds in height. VDr. I'ierce's medl- JV TP"f ..hf?1;
4ne have tlone womlerfully well
here. I would arWw all wlw snf-
fer from chronic diseases to write to
Dr. Pierce." :
, , .
Strength to work means strength to
play. and. it Is one of the marked mjHne and hvgleue, Theie is no
features of tb- cures performed by ; -tluMe to Health" or "Family Me,U
Dr .llcr8 J-te f Prescription cai ik" which can compare with
that there Is a wotnVrful renewal of the Advise oitw tn tt.o rtm.i a
, -, .--
StrengUU, ". : -
This is not a teniporary lienefit. but
lasting cure. "Favorite Irescrlp-
tlou" cure the cause of weakness. iense of mailing onlv. Send 31 one
It regulates tlie periods, and without rent stamps for tlie dotli-lound ook
regularity no woman can have health, or 21-iUmj for the paper-covered
It dries the drains by which the Address Dr. 11 V. lleree . Bnffalo
strength ' slowly leak- away. It heals
the Inflammation and ulceration.
which cause- such liodily distress and -
nervous ilepresslon. It cures female
ti-MltiAM. It mates weak "vrniipn
strong, kk women well.
"I enjoy goo,! health, thank to Dr.
tlolden Melkal Discovery,.' writes
Mrs. J. J. Schnetyer. of "Pontlac, Liv
ingston .Cow IlL. "Have taken six bot
tles of each kind. I was taken -sick
last February, ami the doctors here
called it 'grip,' : I lay for four weeks
in bed, then, when'l got up, I found
had di.nLieiuent. , Had swh aches
and pains in my back and Lmbs.
eouM not stand any length of time,
i e new. .ma i oar uocior woiua- iusisl
the first thing on an examination, and
that I would not submit to, unless 1
was dangerously sick, and then It
would lo too late to do nr eond.
My tKtn had your look. Common
Sense Medical Adviser, and-1 thought
from reading Jt that Dr., Pierce's med-
do me , more gosl tlian
ail the - homes doctors ait' othey
' have. - If anyone, had told me .they
would'do tu so nim-h gxl 1 would
have sahl. -Oh tw. not . that much
gowl." I tan say truly I was surprised
at the lenetlt I received. I can do
all my washing aud also teirl my
tloww ganleiu In fact. I . am uu luy
feet most all tlw tpne. n old frien-i
of inineaid to nie,' 'Why; what Is the
tnatter;wlth yon? You are getting
yonng n ga lu.' I told her- I bad ta ken
six bottles of Dr. Pierce's medicine,
and that. If she, would do likewlse she
would feel ten years younger, too.
! IWhat 3Iothera Sjiy. ' "
Motherhood means misery for a ma
jority of women. Months of ialu.
nervousness, nausea, aud mental anx
iety leadup to the crisis of nufferlng.
ti, jirtli hmir ciHins. but the h.Hir
lengthens , to two, to tire, to ten. to
twenty sometime, and every moment
of 'that time- Is -a throtdmig torturv
whlh threatens delirimn or madness.
What must Ik, the feelings of a
mother. "who. after experiencing all
tlris pain, finds at last that by the use
of Ir. Pierce's Favorite Prescription
childbirth Is rendereI practically pain-
less, anu she liohls to her brnst a
! healthy child whh-h she Is abundantly
able to nurse and nourish. Tltat has
lieeu the exiierlenee not of one woai.in
but of. thousands of women. ,
"I take pleasure In informing yoa
of the birth of a 4wy In leTfect health
on May 18th, lXKt," -writes 3irs. I. E.
C'ortL Box Wakonvllle. Penn. "I
cannot find Words sufii-iently stroug
to express to you my thanks, for my
delivery -was almost without pam. and
when my husband arrived with the
kx-tor the child was already liorn.
Tbe neighbors . who : were with me.
and my hnsban.l and the doctor could
hardly believe their eyes. Having
suffered so much befoiv 1 never le
lleved myself able to Jm. delivered
of a living child. I tell everylssly this
happy event was due to the help of
(rod . ami of your medicines. . I sliall
never ;be-"' without your -, nndicines
henceforth, and ha 11 never fail in
rwomiueniding your "Favorite Pre
"Our hearts are' full of gratitude to
you for your: med It lues, which - have
vitality to tire entire liody. It is pure-
l.r vegetal le; and cannot disagree wun
the weakest constitution.
If a dealer offers a substitute for
"Favorite Prscrlpt ion" it is only to
make the larger profit paid by less
meiitorions gosls. the , cures m-
stanceil In thLs advertisement are
made by "Favorite Prescription." and
a substitute miilieine cannot point to
any such cures as these as a fouuda-
tion for the oft made chiiui. "just as
good." Insist, therefore, on having
Sick and ailing women are siiecially
invitd to consult with 1H. Pier-e. by
letter, and so olvtaln witliout cost or
delay,;' the opinion . of the foremost of
modern specialists in diseases peculiar
to women. .
"Practice Makes Perfect."
The offer made to every sick woman
by Dr. Pierce, of a consultation by
letter, absolutely free, is the greatest
offer of free medical advice ever mad.
by; man or woman. As chief consult
ing physician to the Invalids Hotel
ami Surgical Institute of Buffalo. X.
Y, wltb an associate staff of nearly
a Score of eminent: physicians, every
man a specialist. Dr. Pierce puts at
the ssrvice of sick and ailing women
the resources, of an Institute and med
ical -staff such as few of tlie largest
cities can lionst.
Practice makes nerfect. ; It makes
..-rw.t ..nru in ti. iiwitnunr nf
j,umirvds of thousands by Dr. Pierce
ninetv-eiirht ner cent have beMi ner-
0nl v a doctor can give competent
njHeii advice. The so called " med-
vuf .f man or nnmnn !.
ls not a qnalitied physician is incom
petent, and incompetent medical ad
vice is perilous to ivomarfs health and
life. Let every woman rem ein be "
that Dr.' R. V. Pierce has spent more
woraon strong and sick women well,
Wrlt tberefore. lu perfect confidence
to Dr. ,R. V. Pierce, BufTalo. X. Y.
Al, .porreHpondcnce , Mrictly private
al3(1 j. cnfidentiaL
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' . "-rw J".,"',, Jiewioai
cmunun inn tarjee iaiies ami
I"" iiiiimniumii. it Treats oi ine
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Ita . tT.irv-nintti .i- ,-l,.. nf it
suggestions. . This great work is sent
free on receipt of stamps to imv ex-
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iu;ness jiane i,aoricie. who will
pretty anil cltarmlng a prlncs as'
" " '!' w. namrui, w ,m
ffiM,S!ffi J.l ffij
avsl , soft.
glossy hair. In additk.n she Is lively!
ami excels In all bram-hes of what
CJermans vaguely pall "sport."
To avoid ' suit instituted -against
him Don Carlos of SiiciJn. .in-nnlinir
to a paper published in enlce, has
set up tlie conrfentKm that he r is not .
a rpanjaru, f out nn -vusirian. ".Nor
even his nirtst hoKtile adversaries."!
"says .the paper, "would have dared tot
hope so much." - - .
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Pacific Homestead . Salem. Or ' Rst '
farm paper. Issued weekly. i a year.
VIGOROUS SPKAV1NO ANU H1T
WEiTHE. UCCRKilSK TIIK l'E-ST.
A Treatment Has Hcb llacTarcl for ll
AaulhllalloB of tb Ucatructlv
(From Daily Statesman, Aug. '. -.
Hop yards, In the vicinity or Salem
are compa rat ivriy free from lice with
which they Avere genrallj infested only
a few weeks ago. Vigorous spraylug
cnmlttiml with Hie tint wefittn.r 1i. ....
coiniiisIi-tHl a mluctiou ' in the uuiir
lier of Uw is5t.
James Wiustanley, manager of the
Ortgon Hop Urowers" Associatiuii.
3-esterday, brought In from hi jar.i
uortii ot tl2s city, a trample of hops.
The bun are Lirge aud remarkably
wvil od-aucsl. Hops will be. ready
for picking as early as Scptemlx-r li"
lutrruig unfavorable weeither condi
tions that, may tend to deter the ma
turing of the. crop. '
;rowers are fearful of the damage
that may ensue from the incursions
being made Into their yards by the
d:trui;v "cut wHm." The iR.st
hatj already appeared in ouu yanls
and have attacked seme of the vines,
but. he)- wull le very industriously
fought. A treatment lias b.'eu discor
eivd tliat -Is iroving an effe.-tive agent
In ac-compLishiug the detruetknv of
tlie w-ornis. .Vmvii of t he discovery of
such a pixp ration will le gkidly re-.
eeiriMl by farmers, fruit aud hop
growers who will doubtless vigorous
ly employ it 1n. waging their fight
against the worms, i
Concerning the discovery, yester
day's Oregondan contalnel the follow
ing: "The glad tidings published ln-Mou-uay's
Orvgonktn that A vena ri us Car
liollnenm means destruction to aniiy
or cutworms and salvation to cmjis .f
all kinds lias resulted in a ' general
demaml for tin longed-for iNiuacca.
So far as hoard from, this is the ouo
and only specific that nnets tlie einer-i
geuey. Inourirv falls to rev-.-il n r.ix
ghs case where It lias failed to knocij
out the enemy. In reyouse to a query
made through the Oregonian as ti
whether the cominMind is injuritMis to
"";- nun ji viT-iuirus. r lsnel,
Thorsen & Co., l'acltic Cirast agents
for Avtiiarius Carbolineum, Male posi
tively that this is not the case. In
fact, tlie prtier solution of oiie gallon
of the fluid to ." galkius of -water is
actually lHnelicial to trees aside fr.uu
the annihilation of parasites. Itliould
1m 4'reciv ntrit!iiel -rliiU'uii-n-ii. n-
nctIabriM)rts fivtn Xe!Maka and Kan
sas are to the efTict that Avenarius
Carlsliueum is usetl in thos states
IIT1T II T -IT" W ft 14J nimi t'.xi-nt.i t i.n ill. - .. tV
-.-.-t aa m v - . it0ui1lllUU 1 I ji t;t I- .
POOR YIELD OF tlRAIX.-H. T. i
P-nwe has been threshing fall grain in !
tlie district . ltotween Lake T-ibish and ;
Brooks. Tlie summer fallow . fall
wlieat has U'en going about eight'. j
bushels to the acre, and the fall oats
all day one day last wek. and g.i
only KHM bushels, on ground where;
in yars before he has been getting",
2(Mto to 23Uii bushels. Mr. Bruce says.
tlie threshinsr macliiiie owners' gcmr-
..II I . .. .. . . 1 1 I.... -- . at;
machine has liven run at a loss, and
he has put up the price of threshing :
a quarter of a-cent" a 'bukhel. Mr. r
BriMe isays there are repiirts of the-i-spring,'
grain north of the. city rljM-n- j
ing too fast arid shriveling up. While
there, was a splendid pros) -vet for gM"l
crops" of spring a few weeks ago. the;
outlook it not so encouraging now.
GOOD PEACH CUOP. W. II. Egan.j
of Brooks, wajs in Salem yesterday j
Mr. fcgan says mere are a numoer .l
favoreI localities In the Mission -'ThM-i".
torn country that were not affected by!
tlie spring frosts and as a constspienf :
there will be this year a fair yield of?
delicious peaches. The crop will ! -rqe
in about two , weeks. Among tli.f
varieties of this fruit succesifiilly
grown In this Yalley are Sal way. OS
(iolden Cling. Quet'n tlrarlotte. Early
Crawfnnl. and California Mciii-;
The fact that the California an.l
Southeru Oregon peaHi crop , is tliiri
year failure gives the Willameftti
valley peach oreiiardists assurance tliat
in all probability there w ill be a gd
demand for their crop and that t.i -
prices will lw fair.
It 1ms Jwn "known for 'sonic tini
that strained relations exisbtl ln
tween Setvtary of State Hay and hi
first assistant secretary. Ir. Daviil
Jayne Hill, who. It is said, aspircs't
occupy hiM chiers chair. There 5
also marked coolness livtweeii the
wives of the men naued.' Both have
wealth, culture ami many accotnplislrr
ments. Mrs. May is somewhat
haughty, .while Mrs.' Hill is gracimH
ness itself. The -open admirathm
which the diplomatic corps liavi
sliown for Mrs. Hill Is he chief win,
of the coolness iM'tween them. f
"Next to Oovernor Roosevelt. 11
most popular ierson at the reunion of
the Rough Riders at Oklahoma, was
Mrs. Capron, the young ---widow f
Captain Allyn K. Capron of Thhiii
L of the ngiment, who wits' the lirst
officer killed in Cuba. She has Iteen.
dechired, the patron saint of. the riJ
ers and attracted a go.sl deal of hoti.)
and attention that would have fa Ilea i
to Colonel Roosevelt had she l-n
She continued the coil versa I ion.
"Xo, sir, I wouhln't marry the bcfl
man on earth," i
"Of, course , yon know." he tirgeS,.
"that it is not the custom for the
bride to marry Uk liest inan. Har
per's Bazar. . t
English ousln Aa the players very
hostile toward the umpire? !
American consln Y's. indivd; they"
actually have to put n-rouzzl on tli,
f'atoI?r tkwn u,.ra from biting
uuiiiic. U'lin.-.ijiu e-vs. j
In all India Madras Is the only city
where electricity Is used as a jHiwvr
fo treet railroads.
Bcfor some nro.it--1io.ra Ti-iI1 throW
stone- at a sin they want to know who
Is hiding under it, , - . !
"Some big men.M said Uncle .El "?V
ia a ,..i m- ..., ,..i;-iiiis.
Here's some purty gtssl ones an den
agin lars some ki-eos ur b'v der a l'
vertlsin . Washington Star. !
"Your daiis-hrer's elusUlon is
tMhMi t iutw rr Trmnotcblf" t'
. iUIr ,.kn,! he has tw"
wL ret t th nitoinahile iollejte.
Indianapolis Jonru-.il. !