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WEEKLY OREGON STATESMAN, TUESDAY-, AUGUST 14," I500. S
Why, I Can See
As well a ever! is the exclamation of
people for whom wo have fitted.
We use Scieii title metlfods and ran fit
gla5 where oilier have railed. !
There 1.4 'ik expense for having your ;
eyrs teste I. and if gias- are needed i
we can furnish tin in at a moderate?!
price. ,.'".., '
Herman W. Darr
Scientific Optician, j
118 State St, Salem, Oregon
'a t. p
IJ1 COURT STREET
It will afford 113 ih'jsnr fto show visitors-thioujrh oiir new rooms. We
are better 4Huiped tliau ever liefore t-prepare-young men a ud women for
usefulness We offer thorough instruction in live .courses: . .
Business, Shorthand, English,' Typewriting and Penmanship
Our horthnnd department is now-j In nessioti. ami will so continue
through theumuier. Our new t catalogue will give full information con
cerning the courses of study, rates ofi tuition, etc. SlEXD KUli A COPY,
and plan now to attend' "the coming fall.
FATAL LEAP OF MAX AND WIFE.
Jump From a Moviug Train, the let
ter "With a ISale hi Her Arm 4.
Blrtii'ngliam.. Ala.. Aug. U. Washing
ton Turner, a young" fa rmj-r residing
iar AnnisttHi, iMKirded the Southern
railway .train thin morning at that
pLiee Mnind for .lcFaII. ' twelve miles
away, where Ik was rar"d. . With
him were his .wife and hahy. V 'They
had never ridden on the train liefore.
ail is tii rant sjtl along at the rate
of forty-live1. mihs au Ihhut hey.
wati'hiNl tinxioitsly for tin apiwoaeh
of their d-stiii:tiioii. Half a mile from
Mel'all tliH whistle 1 dew, and reeognlz
lng thflr wlwr;ilfonl" from the w-eii-;
ery. Turner and his wife .hurriedly left
their Keats, and pnwtHMled.io the plul-j
form of tlte -iaeh. lll:lIe n wild k-ap
for the ground, the wife idutchiog her
halte. As the train h:nl. not f!:H-k'liet
Its sM'el. Turner ;is killI almost;
inst:tntly and hi wife so badly hurt
1 1t.-i t ;he dtetl. The hahy Iia a Irokei
leg. The only osHiIle explanation of
the eoijduet of ihe cnniple Is thai they
were ''Unacquainted with railway
trnveliiig. ami fearing that the train
WOtlht not Plop, proceeded to leave W,
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Als.4 Aliee Serlwr. of New Yorlc. U
the lirt woituin lawyer of fiiat city to
he admit ts to pnictiee in the l nite-1
Slated liiMri'-t tuirts and the lirst to
ii'ake a pe ialty of eriminal law. I
The local marVrt quotations yester
day vcre as follows: ; j
Wheat 1.", ecnts at the Salem Vlour
ing Mills Co.'s office. '
Oats jf and cents (huying). j
Hay Cheat, buying f7 t $7 $o
timothy, $8.50 to $10. j
Flour 70 and 75 cent per sack: $ 75
Mill feed Bran. $i.t: shorts, $15.
r.ntter-l." to luiving.
1!gg 11 cents, cash.
I'oiiltry-t'hiekeii-s. T to S per Ih:
yonnj clMckens (friers) 10c. Iic weight.
. Fork Fat. 4M gross, 5'net. j
Itef-StHrs. cow.'- ZH
34C; good heifer. 4c- 1 j
Mutton-r-Shetp, j to iVt on foot; shear-?
ed 2i to 3c. j
Veal 6' i and 7c dressed. ; j
IBotaltMf 2iVa2Ti cnts, buying, j ,
Wiol 15 to 16 cents, market tweak.
Mohair 25 cents. j
Hop Twine a cents per pound. j
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California Oak -tanned Leather
Harness Oil. etc
F. E. SMAFER j
2, State Street. ; Salem. Oregon
FORTUNE MM BELGIAN 1 HARES.
Better than poultry, '
Pine Bucks, also Does bred and
. Does ami litters for...-J20 00
" " " 18 00
. .. ... is 00
All fine Litters. '
If you know a bargain In Belgian you
will not iiestuiu?, a nne start :
;.: without waiting. i j 'i i
If rife tor prlcs er enquire mt Statesmmr
r. a. wet.cn. saicm. oneso.n.
r ; si
j 1 ' L , ' '
i Bred, or with litter; also some young
bucks for Kile.
I Write; us or eall at the rabbttry.
i If you want to we the genuine Jtufus
Red, inspect our stock:.
W. I. STALEY, Principal
TOKECO VER A HUKSE
MRS. JtUA II Hi BAKU SUES FOR 1T
The AirtniKl Strayed Away. Waa In
poonded to Brook and Hold for
. Charge Ad Important Suit.
The casv of Mr. Julia Ilibhard vs.
Kmil Kli tiger, a saloon keeper f IIul
Iird. will be tried before Justice of the
IVaw? it C Uani-sby, at Silvertou, this
afternoon.' It is a case of repicvin.
brought' by Mrs. Hihlurd i;gnins.t tlie
defendant, for' a 2-ycar old roadster,'
valued at $1.V. jm.l daniag.t for
Its wrongful and alleged del cut ion.
Si'enil wtvk.s ag. two horses es
c.iMd fi-tuu the pasture oil Mrs. Ilib
ba iils farm, twelve miles east of Sa
lem, in the Waldo hills, and although
liligetit Hear u was made for I hem and
ati advertisement was placed iu the
Statesman, they could not I found.
Finally, however, it was learned tuat
Im-scs. a -I -year old and one 8-year
old. were; sold by city auihoritk's of
llulJiard Tor poundage dues, and that
one of : litem was purchased by Kind
Kliuger for ?."S..V. An investigation
proved that the supposed 4-year old
was 4 he 2-yiar old lost by Mrs. llib
lail. ;iinl 1 hat the xitpjtosctl S year ihl
was t he 21 -yea r old that went a wa v
Kith h. -
The cluirges against th luirse were
nearly f."ii, and t lie city ordiiiuiu-e
uiaih no provision for a redemption by
the owner after the sale; ko ihat Mr.
Kl-nger iHM-anie absolute owner of the
?U"ii horse fur $:iS.5o. prviding. of
course', that all mailers cuuiecteil with
lie sal were i-egnlar and that the or
dinance is sutlicient. Thcc qnestionX
will come tip lH'fire the justice court
today, but pot for linal settlenieiit. as,
wl'i-hever way the case' Is decided to-
hty. It Will 1h appenhd to the circuit
court, ami jjossibly on to the. Supreme
If the plaintiff losea nhe still nas a
cause. 'of action against J. (!. Fowler.
the marsh;) I. and his bondsmen, or
against the city of Hubbard; and if
Mr, Klinger hse, he lia an action
igaiust the city of llubbardt nor i It
certaiu that if Mr. Fowfer imd his
lMudsmeii have to pay the1 bill, they
will not 1 providing Ins proceedings
were ! regular under the ' ordinance)
have au action against the city.
rjiere is another liorse in tko cas
which in to ' U rcplevined. and the
came conditions hold gool In each cask.
m tltat In-fore' tiirS4 adjudication the
cityvof IluIJtard' will know the wcak-
uess i as well as the strength, of Its
old inn nee s and koiucIhkI.v Is going to
pay out a few hundred dollars for tlM
knowledge thus obtained. Willi tie
desire to make any comments on this
case." the Statesnutn may remark that
city onnnami's ought to le so drawn
that! Ihe owner pt impouudtsl stwk
would not le preidudetl from rinleeiii
lug ."It within u reasonable time after
sale,; by jaylug jhe reasonable eosds
ami la mages. iu this case, Mrs.
Hihbard'a lnicse lis taken from lier
without , a eeut f compensation, al
tbougli it got out of the pasture and
strayed away against her will. As to
whether au ordinance of this kind is
reasonable a n 1 dot or ili.s not
amount to a couflstation of tlie prop
erly Is one of the many legal questions
involved in' this cas. Tlie total sum
charge! by the city of Hubbard for.the
ttrMtiioiug and mile of tlie two horses
Is 4S.7.". and even If the horses had
lieen sold for S'JOO the balance would
not have leen 11a id over to Mrs. llio-
bard. as the ordinance makes no pro
visions for it. j : ; t
I II. McMahan apjears for the
plaintiff, and Kaiser & Slater. o( this
city, and Geo. Ci Brownell, of Oregon
City, for defendant.
For Infants and Children.
ffes Kind Yea Hari Afesjs E::!
' Bears iha
The- purest Chinese is t-nokeu at
Nanking, and Is called t he languaire
v. uv a a i www a a
NOME AS I SAW IT
A. DIXCJN, DESCRIUES
FAUOIS GOLD BEACU..
IatereUaf Aecoaat of Ilia Trip of Ex
ploration to the Bleak Shores
of Berta; 8. -
Kdltor tatsuian: In defereni-e ,to
the expressed wish of some of uijr
friends, and through the courtesy you
ko kindly ffer.' I herewith hand you
a few lines on oiii as I Saw It.
Iiaying taken a "ennimer off In tint t
rcsiou. So much luas ; ls?eu writteu
and o varying, have been 11k reiors
that, were It not for the fact t that
, Large a uumlier are yet left in the
far; Xorthj w'hose anxious j families
and frieiuLs re found in almost every
comiuunity' it would sein that the
public had had enough, ami that
further in tikt ion would be both cruel
and unjust. . V :
One thing Id 1 noticeable about all
the letters universal Uisapiiointineut.
We do not all look at things from the
same aandpoiut; hence we may not
see alike, -nor iu all cases arrive at
Lite same conclusion. A close personal
acquaintance with conditions that ex
ist enables one to easily ." reconcile
seeming contradictions, which many
of the Iettera published costain.
These letters -written in various
moiwls (many , not intended for the
prenyl liav their propter place, per
haps, and: help to make the scenes
more real to tliose who look on from
so long a tlislaucc.
; The ordeal to many who made thfs
trlii has b-i'U a trying one, and I am
proud of the Ajncrieau manhood tliat
has Kloo-1 the test s noldy. While it
is true Unit nwiiiy made this journey
with barely enough money to reach
the promised lOklorado, -which jireved
So sadly disappointing, very little In
fraction of taw or order was trace
able to this class, but violators gen
erally belonged to tberlot boomer,"
claim jumper," ganfbler, ami the
general bunco class that always fol
low crowds, j
I am sorry io find' that many Inter
esting C'ominuivicatioiis front regular
correspondents of some of. the leadiug
papers have been -ntirtly stiTpr'sseu
(ecauso they dared to write the truth
regarding the ship's service on which
In most eases the treatment of 2nd
class md steerage iKtssengers was
outrageous, and their lists were often
marie np largely of the liest men'
aboard, embracing all professions and
callings, who found it imiiosslble to
secure tirst--l:is tickets. If the trip
luts taught' no other lesson it would
be worth all it cost, if these facts
coukl beiso impressed upon (Jovern-
m. nt otticials as to comik'l humane
and courtiiuis treatment of all classes
of passengers on shiplioard.
After twenty-eight lays, part of
the time dnifting in tlie great ice
fields of Iterhig Sen. we drop anchor
a!out oiw ami one-luilf miles off the
lieach In front of Nome. This Is
necessary on Account of the shallow
water, so that 'only, light draft boats
can approacii iear iih snore.
Wonderful to me is this lirst sight
of Nome, soon to leeome so familiar
ami myself a part. It rwalls my
Imv1mmmI "da vs when "Yankee" IUbin-
111 with "tentisl fields." or Biirnum
with his "city of tents" filial iih with
wonder ami amazement. Tents, tents.
tents. Stretching away up and hwn
the beach till tlie streaming line of
white faiTes out of sight far in tlie
distance, while clustered In and
around the city ironi lwach' to tundra
aud frHii tundra to- river, n great
cloud of fleecy while. It Is doubtful
if this scene has ever hail its parallel
or will- again In our day on this con
tinent, outside of military life.
And now we meet our lirst real dis
appointment. The common lot o" all
who -got in as Lite as we. ye roumJ
lighterage facilities entirely inade
quate to the overwhelming demands.
and, were eomielied ; to wait, in on1
case eight days, for our goods. An
other cause '.that contributed In no
small measure to the ditlieulty in
landing gtxvls. was the free use of
the beach, ami the man w!m stood
011 his rights." IMd you ever net
this fellow? In this case there
seemed to be a tliousand of him, and
he always selected the only spot left
for piling goods, ami rejected the
I letter camping grounds higlier up on
the beach away from all danger of
tide or storm. Pitching his tent he
sits doWn at Hts door .with a "chip on
hts shoulder" and defies any "blanked"
agent of any soul less corporation-to
molest hi in in his "rights." True,
during this time of greatest conges
tion. When It seemed linimssnble to
find room on the long stretch of beach
In front of the city to pile np the
grsxls, the agent of the soul-less eor
oratlon wonhl gladly have paid him
SiJ4 or ?io iHr hour to take off the
chip, put on his boots and go to work.
but he knew his "rights' too well.
ami lie proposed to defend theni as
long as any putifae tHeesslty existed
for use of the ground he occupied.
, If you will rememlier tlmt the ship
sr assuiiMil all resxnsihility for hi
goods a soon as put on the lighter,
and that ; in tlie great confusion It
was imiMssltle , to learn when yonr
grssls would come nslmre, wlah the
whole camp" was infestetl with thieves
always alert, you can appreciate in
some i measure the stress and strain
this sleepless season of : waiting. lm
posed. 1 -5 ' -. , , . .
This xnrdea! safely passtnl we join
the ranks In anx-iou search for gold.
We llnd to our dismay tltiit the beach
no longer pays, having een worked
over from One to three or four times
ln-fore our arrival on th scene; tliat
the few paying claims on the creeks
are either out or sliort of water, rind
employing very few 5 men. That
every foot of country for possibly UK)
miles liack had already been staked,
and that; nothing remained to encour
age hope. We ind wages in the city
nominally high, but for every man
employed .many who are Idle though
anxious to work. ., V ,
4 The great commercial ' companies,
some fouf or five in nunilier. tlrat
control nff&irs In Ahtska with almost
despotic sway, find it 4o their Interest
to hold prices at the highest level,
hence the seeming Inconsistency of
high prices and idle men. This condi
tion t has radically changed, however,
and the little lattor . eiupkiyed when t
we iwt receivea less , man , nity per poinriiM-nt as carpenter in the indtis
ceuf of former prices. Lumber- had ; trial department of the Indian Train
fallen from S2tX) to $ZO and fW per Ing School, at the Cole's Creek Agency,
thousand. ; Coal, Tram $80 and $100 South l)akota. where he serveil for a
per ton to $25 and tfcio. and all along numlu r of years. Later be isas traus
tbe line the "slump" was general, so ferred to ot,her schools, and about four
that many staple gooils probably sold
for less than freight charges. -. . :
It Is Interesting to notice the great
rarlety of Interests and persons who
meet here to share alike this univer
sal disappointment. ! Not: a - few of
both men and women tottering on the
rerge of the grave; some that c-a me
tinder oar observation have passed
fonr score years. The entire family,
Including ' all Ijbe romping -hlLIre.
The lame was therer the deaf was
there; t he blind wrts . there. And
while of course young, vigorous ma nr
hood predominated. It was a sunrlse
to all to see so many women there.
Shrewd business men from all over
the.eonntry were there, and In many
cases saw their Investment, running
sometimes hlglt Into the . thousands.
come to naugnt. . w
The 4eaeii Is strewn for miles with
expensive mining , plants . that ha ire
never been set tip and: tliat represeut
fortunes. Trading companies fared
little better, and - the s ever present
whiskey iMHnlator "ran up against
It" hanler than any one -else. perhaps,
so that lots of this class of gools had
to be shipped back at enormous sacri
l'ce.. . A'o class fceema to have pros
pcted hut the steamship companies, to
whom the season bos been a veritable
harvest, as they catch etu "a goin
an a comlil . i v i, V- r
It is somewhat amusing to note the
various causes bkimetl .for our pres
ence at our own wake. Most blamed
the transportation companies; some
blamed ; friends who ; returned last
year; others blamed some one at
home who "grubstaked" them, und
sent them out on this mission of ieril
against tneir own -better juugmentr
10 to 1 (tiguratively) blametl the t;ov.
ernment for the "whole thing,' and
it was even reported that one ob
scure fellow, whose reaiou was going
after his fortune, blamed .his own
cupidity, hut Fin idessed. If I believe
If. and he story starting In Nome
brands It any way. J - , :
Much has been I sakf alwut -th
health of the camp that Is misleading
and untrue. In a general way the
health of the ieople in camp has been
food. Apd it is doubtful if tlie same
unmlier camping under the same Con
ditions any where south of the British
line on mis coast wtniiu nave lareti
so well In this respect.! -
True, we had some smallpox: of a
mild type, oul so fariast-I know only
two or three . deaths i occurred from
this cause, and it seemed to have run
Its eourse before we left. Notwith
standing the general good health of
the camp the sanitary eonditious are.
bad. And when belated rains make;
their aiiDearaTsee and ithe dormant
germs of disease find? their way into
the water supply, conditions iuayle-
come appalling. Up to the lime I
left. 011 July 27th. we J had not had
enonsh rain to wet a man In his shirt-
From what I have seen of the coun
try I do not Ahink that Tome has a
Very promising future". It has a few
rich creeks, or, more ? proiierly. ra
vines, near the city. Imt one or. two
seasons with ample (wtter wouui
clean them lip. tlier creels far and
near haTe oeen prosiecteil With in
different results. The- lKacli has
proved disappointing and a failure.
itul its future it sMms to me depends
almost wholly on the possibilif ies of
the tundra, thus far almost untouched.
The cost of mining operations in these
vast fields of frozen miK-k WAhhl ls
enormous, ami would not payt unless
ihe mines should prove exceedingly
rich. ;. '
In conclusion I wish to say that it
Is my opinion that, the general parties
and interests, blamed for this stu
pendous fraud, fake, or failure, es it
may lie termed, have not gemrally
acted In bad faith. The only, creeks
prospected to any extent when, the
h-velaud. the last boat, left last
fall was rich, ami the mines in otera-
tioii producing fortunes. It seems to
me that St was fair to conclude that
other creeks near by would prove as
rich. Again the lieach handiest' to
the camp and that would "naturally
receive, tirst. attention was pay
ing handsome, returns to the poor
miner with his rocker. SiiiM'riieia 1
prospecting at other points showed
gold, ami It was not unreasonable to
conclude that the lieach would prove
rich for many miles. Events have
proved that both conclusions -were
faLse, and general disappointment nat
urally follows. Many , of us return
rich only in exiierience. We come
with only a part of Caesar's famous
words: "Veui. Vidi." No, we didn't
"Vicl." ' '
Respect f nil r.V
. . It. B. IMTjs'CAN.
Salem, Or August 13, l'.MXt.
j - - .
JOHN P. I'ATTEK, CARPENTER AT THE
CHEMAWA INDIAN SCHOOL, .
Died In m Local HoaplUtl Teaterda After
an Operation Wa performed,
John P. Fa ttee, carpenter at the Sa
lem Indian Training School, and one of
the most efficient and- faithful employ
es of that institution, died at the Flor
ence Santtorium.' In this city, at4 p.
m.. yesterday, aged 32 years. '
Mr. Fat tee had. for "some timeuffer
ed with a tumor on the left lg, just
aljove the kiK'e, and he canwlto this
city, front the school, yesterday after
noon, lo hare the tttuior removed go
ing to the Florence janatoriuinu Dr.
It. Cartwrlght pefformel the " opera
tion, but the shock of the ojieratlou to
the system of the patient apiienred to
Lite too great, and , he died within a
sliort time, - v M,i . ": "; r-J,
John P. Pat tee was born at tbe Ctle
Creek Indian Agency, South Dakota,
his father lelng a former officer in the
United States army, Captain patte.
aud his mother a daughter of a prom
inent memlier of the Sioux trilie of lu-
diansJ When the 'boy grew ! up his
father gavie him ' exi-ellent. tramingl
sending him first to the Hampton In
dian , Normal Training School, at
Hampton. Virginia, from which Insti
tution the young man was graduated
with high honors; he was next' sent to
the Wabash (Indiana! Agricultural Col
lege, and here again he was graduated
at the head of his class. : s ;
Having been thoroughly fitted for
the Oovcrnment service by the excel
lent training thus received.1 the, yoajig
man applied for a ml. received tlie ap-
yeani ago be came to rhemawa. Jlere
he ha made an excellent record, and
he was one of the most highly respect
ed of the teachers of thai Important
institution. v "::-.- :; '
Mr. Fat tee was a leahr among hts
race In all -4 hat wa gool and bene-lh-Ial.
Becognizing that Industrial ed
ucation would solve, the Indian prob
lem, he was tireless in his efforts to
wards educaliug Hh young men who
caiue nmler bis charge, ami he held
the love and estim of each and every
one of t hem. Tito otticers of tlie Insti
tution conshlereil him the most faith
ful, etncleut and competent of the in
structors, and his death came as a
shock lo them, and their grief knew
no boumls. Mr. I'attee was a faith
ful and devofed memlH-r.of the Kpis
copal church "ami was. for t he past
four years, president of 41ie Chemawa
Y. 31. V. A., and prominent iu the work
of tliat Organ ijriion. He was a pw
erful all aroumathiete. a man of mag
uiticent puyslcaR stature, with a body
as active and well traimnl as was his
mind, and an excellent mechanic.
I vased leaves a wife and thre
children to mourn his untimely ilemise.
He carried a policy 011 bis life for
$"j!iO iu the New York LifeTusurauce
Company, having iieen insured a few
3'ears ago by the local agency of the
company, r f.
At the Salem hospital. Sat unlay
evening, August 11, l!Ni. Mrs. A M,
Mauritzen. of Oretou. Tillamook coun
ty, jiassd away, aged about lr years.
The funeral vvill leeomlueted toy Itev.
John Parsons, at Ji'o'elock this morn
ing, at the W. C. T. IT. rooms on Court
street. Interment will take place In
Mrs. Maurltzen was brought to Sii
lem from her home several weeks ago
for treatment. 1ut : her " malady was
deei-seated and she gradually grew
worse until she passed away on Sat
urday evening,- as Indicated ' above.
The husband of the deceased arrived
In Salem on Sundaj to visit his wife,
but came too late to see her alive.
Mohamet AH. probably a tramp, was
found In a precarious condition by the
side of the railroad between Cheniawa
and Brooks by the engineer on the
uorthliound overland Sunday after
noon. The train was stopjKd and the
, man. who had evidently leen struck
by a train that passed some lime dur
ing the day, was taken to tServals and
then sent, up to Salem on the evening
local." Ir. -Byrd, the Southern Pacific
ohvsiclau at this place, sent the man
to the hospital, where he died aiiout 2
o'clock yesterday afternoon, without
regaining consciousness He was a
native of .India and probably about GO
years of age Ills name and national
ity were discovered from papers found
on his person.
The Half Cent.
A movement Is on foot to put a one-
half cent coin in general Use In the
Fn'i ted States. Several suggestions
have been made to the government.
and a document was presented, signed
by the heads of the lug depart ineiit
stores In the various" large cities
throughout the country, showing the
needs for this money In making
change. Progress tl mis many methods
of Improvement, but for half a cent
ury past, in spite of many imitations,
nothing has arisen to equal Hostel
ler's Stomach Bitters, the greatest
lienefaclor Ihe human race has ever
known. This medicine cures constipa
tion, indigestion. " dyspeiisla. bilious
ness, nervousness - and sleeplessness.
also prevents malaria, .fever and ague.
Be sure ; to get tbe genuine wit ii our
Private Itevenue Stamp over the neck
of the bottle.
SHOT BY HIS SON.
Dr. J. W. Ransom; of Turner, Injured
While on a Hunting Trip It
Was an Accident.
Dr. J W. -Ransom,, of Turner, was
accidentally shot ami seriously wound
ed in Lane county last week, the story
of which is told in the Eugene Guard
of last Saturday:
"AeeOiupanh'd by his son and other
parties, Dr. J. W. Ransom, of Turner,
Oregotu have. In-cu at Crescent lake ou
a hunting trip. Tuesday Or. Ransom's
shot shot at their bird dog. mistaking
the same through tin brush for a ilecr.
The shot glanced and hit Dr. Ransom.
The hot penetrated the body atone
shoulder blade, coming out near the
other, aud injured the left arm also.
"They stayed at camp for atiout one
and a half days and tried to attend the
injured' man,, hut as he continued to
get worse they started for relief, and
reached this city about 1 o'clock. this
afternoon. Dr. Ransom Is quite badly
iujnrcd. but it Is hoped to pull hlm
Dr. Ransom was brought to Turner
j-esterday. where'he Is iH-ing cartnl for
with excellent proseet of his recovery.
The wounds, for there are several of
tliem. are riotis. The bullet struck
the doctor's right shoulder blade, iass
etl -out. -cut a 'gash across his lmck,
iwissetl through the left shoulder blade
and lodged in the left arm. The bul
let Was extracted under the direction
of t he . In jured physician, ami, while
tlie wounds are serious, they are not
Dr. Ransom was a memlier of the
hunt ing party to which Montrose Ber
ry lielotiged, ami whose sad demise,
from blood poisoning, was recorded In
the Statesman a week ago. . '
. ".: A Thousand .Tonjjucs.
i Could not express ' the ' rapture of
Annie l!.. hpnrvger, ot 1125- Howard
St.. lhiladekhia, I'a. when she found
that Dr. King's New Discovery for
Consumption had . completely cured
her of a backing cough that for many
years, bad made life a burden. - All
other remedies and doctors could g-ive
her no help, cut she says of this Rojal
Cure "It soon removed, the pain in
my chest and I can now isleep sound
ly, sometbing I can Scarcely remember
doing before. I (eel like sounding i3
praises throughout the Universe. So
will every one who trie Dr. King's
New Dt-seovery (for any trouble of the
Throat, Qfest or Lungs' . Price 50c.
and t.ca Trial; bottles free at DR.
STONE'S Drug Stores; every bottle
wantecd. -..--..'.-'.,,'.- -
HEAVY FIRE LOSS. A farmer by
the name of Anderson, residing a short
distance from Aurora, had the mis
fortune to lose his. barn and a-Large
part of .his crop by fire Saturday, He
had stacked his oats in tbe sheaf near
hi barn . to await the arrival of . a
threshing machine and had finished
hauling into the barn his crop of bay
Which amounted to orer forty Ions, at
n1111 Kutunlfir In tin. r ...... 1..
' - - ... .01 IVI ; UQ
dec ided to btirn slashing near by and!
in doing so the lire got beyond his con
trol and caught onto hfs barn, destroy
ing It ami Ms contents, thich was the
forty tons pf hay, a wagon, binder and
other farm machinery. The stock of
oats was also burned, while tlie house
nariowly escaped, only lielng saved by
much : effort. There was no insurance
ou the profierty. ' : f
Pacific . Homestead, Salem, Or. Best
farm paicr. Issued weekly. $1 a year;
FOll SALK. llainbletoniau mare, ami
pliaetou .and liamess or will tr.tl
. phaeton for" young cow. "L. It," care
ACADEMT OF TUB HACKED HEART (
Fnder the dIre-tion of, the Sisters of
tlie Holy Names of Jesus and Mary.
M ill le reopened ou Tuefctlay. Sept.- 4 th!
it is auvixui'H 1 or siiitieuis 10 come at
mm iH-ginuiug or 1 ne m-ssiou. i-or fur
ther particuLirs. address the A-ailemy,
at Salem, Oregn, or ' apply at the
Ac ademy. -' ' i . - , -.4
S, C. STONE, M. D.
- . ' i I ;
SHE'S DIG STORES
-The stores, (two In number) are lo
cated at No. S3T and 3:13 Commercial
stnt, and are Well stocked with a
complete line of drugs and medicines,
toilet articles, perfumery, brush
etc., etc., etc.
DR. STONE , -
Has had some jears experience" in
the practice of medicine and now
makes no charge for consultation, ex
amination or prescription. j
CALL FOR BIDS.
Bids will lie received at the office of
the. City Recorder of Salem. Oregon.
to. and including, the tweuty-tirst day
or August, v.nnt, tor supplying tle tire
department of said city with the fid
lowing feil supplies: .
Fifteen ll.'O tons of first-class -het
hay, in uantities of one' to tin ecu
tons; three hundred and fifty. t.'ViOi
bushels of tirst -classVoats, (new -rop(,
in quantities of fifty bushels, and uji
ward. " I VI i very to Ih made on demand. The
riin.t is reserved to reject auytnd all
bids offeretl In this India If.
Done by order of tlie Common Coun
cil, this eighth day of August, I'.Hio.
N. J. JFOA1I.
THE PACIFIC HOMESTEAD. Sa
lem. Oregon, is GIVIM! A .NEW
M FN SON TYPE WHITE It, the En
cyclopaedia Bntlanica. valuable bmks,
a Ouitar.MaudoIiu. etc.. to those who
will send iu a certain nmnlier ,,f sub-
sTiptions. You Simply send the re
quired numlK-r and (JET THE PHES-
ENT. This is not oisn to reguhir
solicitors to whom a -ommissioii . Is
paid. Vrite for particulars and n
copy of the paper. We will pay a
cash commission to those who will
devote their time to soliciting for the
paper. Address . ; i
Hewitt Pays the freight
On all orders of $Ji and upwards'.
within a radius of ,lin miles of lort
laml. Railroad and Idgging Camps
No. 183 Third Street, Portland, Or.
WILKES' SIALLIOH, "JEROME
NO. 29M1 ,
Will stand for Mares the coming sea
son at t'orner of Ferrv and Il-rty
streets. l"or lVdigw ami particulars.
call on ,' i
Dr. VI. I Long
VenterliKiry Surgeon. . Salem,
Money to Loan
On improved farm and city property
at lowest current rates.
T. K. FORD,
'Over Ldd St Bush's bank.
WARRANTS WANTED Highest
premium paid for Marion and j Polk
county warrants.' at the ffice of E.
Breymnn. with Boise & Barker. 270
Commercial street, Salem. 7:l-dw
AND f RUT RAISERS
We have over 200 empty, solid ,,flr'
relson hand to pick hojw In. and ahold
eighteen or twenty new -asks and hogs
heads are In good, solid shape to pid in
grain, fruit or iotatoes, etc. VEli
CHEAP; and will take fruit or 'chick
ens for theuu i r . . j
Will trade until further notice there
fore bring in first time you eoinejto the
city, your produce and get one or two;
or else we will cut It up for iirewood;
we need the room, but will give foU all
this month's time to secure. . i .
YOKOHAHfl TEA STORE
219 Commercial Street, Salem, Or,
Br. WiUUw'-Indln Pjls
Ointmeat, win TLiXZi
Bleedinir na, . ..ZTArZ
UJ I ! Piles. It
1 aUays tbe I
I La as a npultk
lief. DrTiMiami'lDdian Faeur
k nnultla. eivem iu":,:..
ner. VT. v iniams iu"''r' itch.
m.i.t 1 immnd for PU Dd 11 ...
in ot tea private parts. Everr oo
etpt ot price. W eents and 1.S. ,
ISiuFscYuWsB CO.. P. ciev.ld, ou