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FIRST SECTIONEIGHT PAGES.
SALEM, OREGON, TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 16, 1SS2.
Five Prominent United Slates
' Senators at Oyster Bay
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WILL HOLD A COHFEREKCE
At the Summer Home of the
-Nation's Chief Hag-?
; istrate" -".
TUB REPUBUcAN CAMPAIGN IN
CALIFORNIA OPENED IN SAN
FRANCISCO "BY DR. . GEOHGB C
PARDEE AND SENATOR BEVER.
IDGE, Ot INDIANA, . , , '
1 NEW YORK, Sept. 15. Much specu
lation ; was caused by the presence In
thl city of five of the most Influential
members ot the United States Senate
all here on the way, to meet President
Roosevelt, at' Oyster Bay, tomorrow'.
The fire are Senators Hanna, Allison,
Aldrich. Spooner and Piatt, of Connect
icut. The senators declined to discuss
the probability of any particular ques
tion coming up at the conference with
the President , tomorrow. They said
they knew of no specific reason for
sending an, invitation to meet (he chelf
executive.' . - , . , '
j California's Campaign. .
San Francisco, Sept. 15. The Repub
THIS, IS STATE f AIR, WEEK
You've been waiting fori! along time. It affords you the op
portunity of seeing the great resources of Oregon on display.
There's another 'Advantage that visitors to the State Fair
have, fnlem i rccognizrd.as the best trading point in the
valley. You can find . unlimited variety in al lines of
Is One of the
The high quality of goods
.extremely LUW ntiyiuj ,i ;wnai nss maao me bw bu
popular,- ' - . ,
Their Spot Gash Plan of Business Enables them
j to Undersell "Renular Stores' -.
- - Oar new lines of woolen un
' t-.i i wnn Vmill pay.
derwear are remarKsuij- v..-r. - - . -as
nch.for mixed giod at "rcgukr stores -a
we charge you for the all wool.. ;
: -;t cACiiY EVtnrTKirid 'w
i mid men's
lican campaign In this city waa inaug
urated thia evening by a rousing- recep
tion to George C. Pardee, Republican
nominee for Governor, and Senator A.
J. Beverldge, and the latter delivered
an address of more than usual Interest.
His words were frequently Interrupted
by prolonged applause. - ,
.'. Democrats at Taeoma.
. Taeoma, Wash., ; Sept. 13. The only
trouble ahead for the delegates to the
State Democratic Convention tomorrow
will be over -the Railroad Commission
plank in the platform. The delegates
from east of the mountains are very
pronounced, in favor of the appointive
Commission, and it looks tonight as
though that form of declaration would
be adopted. -1: ;
REMAINS LAID TO REST
FUNERAL OF THE LATE DR. C. IL
. IIAXX, - YESTERDAY AN j
, PRESSIVE SERVICE.
The funeral, of the late Dr. C. H,
HaU was held from the family resi
dence yesterday afternoon, and the re
mains were laid to rest in the 'Rural
cemetery. Rev., 'John Parsons. D.' D
conducted the services at the home. A
quartet rendered two hymns, and Mrs.
Hallle Hinges sang a solo. At the
graveside the quartet ang. "Shall We
Gather at the River?" yery touchjngjy.
It was a favorite with the deceased.
, The pall bearers were. J. D. Lee, J.
II. Albert, a. II. Burnett, John Hoi man,
I. L. Stelner and Scott Boxorth, The
L services were, simple but Impressive. 7;-
'S "i ' SHOT hlMSELF. ' f ' '
BOSTON, Sept. 16. Lieutenant John
Tt. Morris, U. S. N., was found dead
oh the U. S. 8 Olympla today.- He
had committed suicide by shooting
himself with-a revolver. No cause Is
known for the act.
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carried by them together'with
v m mm m m -f ' ...
We sell the kind that
That's why our shoe-department,
In" the most jiopular styles and fabrics
at 10 to 20 per cenfc rpgular
clothing store prices. . ;t
0!!E PRICE CASH SirctE
E. T. ' BARNES, Proprietor ,
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Many Human Lives Lest in
the Timfcer. Fires .
FARMERS AND ' CAMPERS
Caught in the Holocaust that
iSwept Oregon and .
DURING THE PAST WEEK CHAR
RED REMAINS . OF 'THIRTY
EIGHT PEOPLE REPORTED
FOUND IN THE WOODS NEAR
KALAMA. ' . .
KALAMA, .Wash.. Sept. 15. Reports
from 'the fireV.stricken districts of the
Lewis river continue to grow ; worse.
The charred bodies bf thirty-eight peo
ple have already been found, v Many
settlers and an unlenown. number of
campers from outside points are miss
ing. At one place the Irons of a burn
ed wagon, the ' roasted remains of a
team of horses, and the dead
nine people, tell
aickenin eiale of the
unsuccessful attempt of a ''party
pleasure seeker to escape from the
flames. ' ; -.:C: '
The only bodies in this group that'
could be identified Werejthose of Al
Reed and son. Iany people saved
their lives by jumping into the Lewis
riverrShe water of. which in some
places was warm from the Intense heat
of the surrounding flames. About six
ty people camping near the base of Ml
St. Helens were saved by taking to the
water oh aii impoverished raft of poles
and logs.'--i ' ; : '-"
About 140 sections of the finest tim
ber land: In Cowllts has been ; burned
ever. 1 The property loss to this coun
ty will not be less than a million dol
lars. ' " . !,, ; . -.a
..... Sixteen Are DeaA 1 ''v':;
Portand. Sept. 1 1. Advice up to to
n!ghtshow that sixteen people are dead
as a result of the forest fires la Clark
and Cowtltx counties. Wash, The dead
are: Al Reed" and 'son. and a party ot
seven.' who bodie wef e burned be
yond recognition W, E.. Jiewhouse,
Mrs. Graves, John Folly. wife and two
rhlldrcn and a brother of Mrs. reliy.
name not known. D. L. Wallace aad
family, who were reported dead, are
safe; About forty families .are . home
less. ' ' "..;.'-'v;-.;,,.".i
Buftwo houses are .left standing on
the upper Lewis river. No accurate
estimate of the loss of lives or prop
erty can be made until the relief par
ties return! v . X I
1 Lists of Fatalities. .
Vancouver. Wash., Sept. 15. The list
of fatalities. In Clark and Cowlit
counties, as a result of the forest fires
continue d grow rapidly. Sixteen
death are reported today, and "persons
living In the vicinity of the burnt dls
rriPt. claim to list of dead will aggre
gate1 fifty. r The dead reported -today
rfre: C. A McKeen. wife . and three
PhiMrn: Orle Reed, wife and foar chU-
dren; Mrs. Schmidt and three children.
and one unknown person. ne
n and Reed families were reianii
of this city, ana were cwnpim
TrouUineTwhere the fire overtook them.
Other deaths Inth Rock Creek district
near Bells MounUlhWare reported. -
The fire, according to reports, swept
over ft trip of timber in.thrnorthern
part of Clark county, eleven miles wide,
for a distance of forty miles. - The
country around the headwaters of the
Lewis river. Is known to be full of pros
pector ahd miners, and it Is believed
many rnore lives are lost than are now
reported.'.,: ... . - ';
Portland. Or, SepL I5t is roughly
estimated that a, million ana a nan
nrih 'of nronerty haa been ae-
.,Hnr the mast two week by
forest Ore l Oregon and Washington.
It will not be Known now mmnj '' " '11
are dead unUl reports from the remote
districts are In. . m
The estimate f property ton doe.j
not 'include the standing timber, but
covers sawmills, houses, barn, crops,
cord wood and farm implements.
Thousand, of acre of timber have been
burned over, but the destruction of
irreen timber has not been heavy. He
lief is bng hurried to tboe who ye
lost thelf homes and crops. - Th,dl;
tricU where the greatest destruction
occurred were. Lent 8aaterd
Bridal Veil, in Oregon, and J
Lewis River and Elroa. in Washington,
tft i thie oltfees It la estimated 5000
neoole are out from shelter. The fires
bavS nSy burned out, ad the smoke
has cleared away., ,
' To FighUFir. -whlnrton.
Sept. 1$- The Interior
Department ha telegraphed
t.lt.nnt of the Forest Reserves in
WaihlngW to-employj jdditlooal men
state.galnst the forest ttrtt now rag
lag there. , , . '
In Montana. ,
ri Mont- Sept.. IS- A
from lUllsdek to Ua Miner
at fires are raging on the north d
S'tS driver tmth:
fiame for two aay. " - .
under controL '
THOUSANDS ARE HOMELESS- .
CALCUTTA. Sept. J"-"
-lllaxes nave own '"' . v.
Oregon's . Blue Ribbon State
Fair Opened Yesterday
DISPLAY IS MAGNIFICENT
Every Department the
Largest and Best
' " Lines
ARE PRESENTED FOR THE- EDI
FICATION AND INSTRUCTION QF
THE VISITORS EXCELLENT
PROGRAM FOR TOpAY A PUB
LIC WEDDING TO NIG I IT. , . k.
The SUte ' Pair opened yesterday
morning, and It was the most auspic
ious beginning ,ver witnessed on the
Fair Grounds. When the gates opened
and the People began to come in and
view the exhibits, the officials face
tcok on broad - smile, f or , they soon
realised that the Fair would be a suc
cess. : , a ' ; V "... , ' -: ; :
Thronrhdut the dav there was a
crowd oh . the grounds, and during the
afternoon, at the race tracks, fully
4.000 people witnessed the first day's
sport. The races were excellent and
went off wll. only one alight accident
for a moment marring the pleasure of
the crowl. '
Last evening the uual musical pro
gram was rendered In the auditorium.
and enjoyed by a large crowd. The
music by the Fourth Regiment Band.
of Eugene, was thoroughly appreciated
and enjoyed by a large crowd. Mrs.
Hallle ParrUh-HInres. Salem's tweet
singer, also rendered two of her exc
lent numbers, and a usual, she was
comoelled to respond to an encore attet
each. her. auditors again showlng.-now
welt she is appreciated. It Was a grand
treat, and all who heard her declare
that her voice is better and sweeter
than ever before. If that were' possible.
During the evening Governor T. T.
Ger.dHvered an address of welcome
to the State Fair Visitors. In which he
said: ; - '
to Ms nuffalo speech, the last he
v"dellveredV among many other trite
saings. President .McKlnley, -declared
that 'expositions are the timekeepers
of progress.' Along the same line of
thought It may be said that the annual
fairs for any given state, for a series of
years. furnlh n Index to the advance
ment and development of Its resources
"To thone of us-who can remember
the first State Fair at Oregon City,
forty years ago, the difference between
the exhibition at that time, ana tni
magnificent display of the resources
and possibilities of our state, serves the
purpose oTa revelation
It is not going
too far to av that no state In" the
Union can fmlsh a better exhibition of
agricultural products ahd specimens of
animal and mineral excellence than Is
to be seen here tonljeht. This exhibition
Is the result' of an evolution from the
most primitive methods tt agricnlture
to a condition where th-eccsity -Of a
diversification of industries Is recognu
mA and don ted.
Kor a number of year the associa
tion of gentlemen having In charge the
management of the SUte Fair proceed
ed under many unavoidably dlscourag-
Ing circumstance. Among tnem was
Uie fact that what wa known as hard
urlirlnnk ttlm CffiintrV Uld f rORI
Its effect the Fair suffered along wlt
all other Institutions of the country
with thi came a serlea of year when
the" Influence In charge of the .weather
seemed to have . conspired to supply
copious rain when everything else wa
nwM ndpd to insure tne nnancwi
success of our annual agricultural ex
hlbitlons. Indeed, tinder- its new man
fhent, the Fair ha been .handicapped
for two year in an unusual manner by
inclement weather, but so far has our
state: developed la population "and cn-
trnrlse that In spite of these aiscour
agements, the Oregon SUte Fair has
grown to the proportions or, a success
ful and permanently vaiuaoi insuiu
"All honor la due to the pioneer who
1. the nast struggled against strong
odd In maintaining our SUte Fair, and
nothing Is detracted from their etrorts
by saying that the present manage
ment is entitled to great' praise for the
energetic manner In which it has given
new impetus to an annual "exhibition
.hirh,hrinn our' people together In
large numbers to display the result of
their combined labors ana to iumtn
the opportunity for each section of our
state to see what every ouier kcuwi
"The oregonlan who visits an agricul
tural exhibition in any one of the East
em states will be amused to see for
mrtsmt m. variety of ptirpose corn will be
tn nhnw the possibilities of
th country. Cora In Indeed "King.
but bo single Industry In Oregon can
lay claim to being a an - Industrial
throne, nor even In the direct line- I be
lieve that no state in the Union, bar
ring Washington, pertiar . could pos
sibly present for exhyitO so great a
variety of farm products of such an
cveellent auallty as wa displayed here
two year ago by Hon. A. M. LaFollett
a the product of hts wa farm. As
the poeilbilSty of a single farm. It Is
doubtful If It could be equalled on thl
continent outside of our own soil and
. -It is encouraging to observe that
our farmers have finally seen the ne-r-Mirv
of bavlna- attention to a variety
r in thl fact.. 1 found . the
explanation, largely, of their Improved
rendition. Wheat Is no longer chiefly
chahge was" seen when a. year or two
ago. the wheat crop waa unusually
short, and no apparent injury to the
country was felt. Jt was forgotten
within a short ttane. whereas, had It
occurred ten year before, it would
have resulted In little short of bank
Tha time will come. Indeed, is rap
Idly: approaching whea the Willamette
valley will be one of the roost famous
and prosperous dairy couqtries, In the
world. No better combination of soil
and climate for the basin can be
found anywhere, and there is a! way
money in It. The eastern part of the
state will be noted, as now, for Its
adaptability to grain and stock raising,
in addition to its mines in the South
ern porton is rich In its posslblltles In
mineral and agricultural development.
These element combined, with
their steady development, account for
thl excellent display, which Is a credit
to the Industry and intelligence of our
peopled .',.'.' '. ?r- '
ri congratulate the management
upon the propitious circumstance un
der which thi annual Fair open. Its
scope -is contlually broadening unui
ltttle la now heard in reference to it as
"the Salem Fair." It la represented
among Ita exhibitor by people from
every part of the state and Us benefits
will be accordingly shared by all sec-
t am of our commonweaiin. a nave
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ben reouested to welcome you to
participation In ,the enjoyment and
benefits that may come from-a: visit
within Its gates, which I cheerfully do
as citlaen of our growing state.
Governor Geer waa cheered to the
echo by an appreciative audience.
Dr. James WIthycombe. of Corvain.
also delivered an address to the crowd.
in which he said:
"Nature haa Indeed dealt generonlv
with our state. The extent of variety
and the uniform excellence of quality
shown in the exhibits In all of the de
partments of this Fair Instantly Im
Dress one with the agricultural possi
bilities of the future. This display ot
the frultsot human endeavor presages
that agriculture . will ever remain a
substantial comer stone of prosperity
to our people. This tangible evidence
of . the Immeasurable resources of our
farms, gardens and .orchard 'wm
eventually establish . a representation
for this section tbaO will ; be known
throughout the Iengyi and breadth ot
the land. Then w shall witness such
an Influx of capital and energy that
will fairly startle ua. Farm lands Will
appreciate In value rand Innumerable
changes of ownership Will be recorded.
Perhaps a word of warning at this
point may be opportune. With the ap
preciation of land values tn oisposuion
to sell will be prevalent, but remember
the fact ithat a good farm in Oregon
will be a valuable asset and an accept
able heritage to bequeath tnf posterity.
In-time It wIH bo found much easier
to dispose of a good farm than It will
be to. purchase one. , Let not a tempt
inr offer" dispossess you of a farm
which you have the ability to properly
utilise, but by alt mean dispose or it.
or lease to others, If you cannot farm
It properly.' It Is not to our credit to
have thousands of acres of good ag
rlculturaT land -growing nothing but
weeds. Such a condition of affairs
should not exist. These, neglected
lands neither enrich the owner nor the
"Oregon ha entered upon a new era
In agriculture. : The farmer have
learned that the former popular Idea
of the Inexhaustibility of the soil Is
myth, but they now realise that for
every pound of wealth taken from the
soil an equivalent must be returned
The day Is 'past when physical endur
ance Is an essential requirement to the
successful farmer. Brains outstrip
brawn In every department of human
endeavor. Brawn did not give to us
th;wfll proportioned cattle, the pon
deroua but active draught horses, the
Intelligent and handsome trotter the
fleet thoroughbrc-d. nor those splendid
specimens of sheep, swine and otbr
live stock seen on these grounds, xnes
are the product of master minds.'
"Ideas precede progress. The modern
j farmer must be skilled In the art and
(Continued on page 8.
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v One reason is, WE KNOW HOW ; and tlid other n a
son 13, wo have
Queen Quality Shoes
There aro other folks who "know" how,"- but they ih.n't
have Queen Qualify Shoes.
Tb above ill uttration Kows the very latest la t m a I ; S
high grade kid- M , '
Ready at VilUcsbarre, in t..:
TO PREVENT LAWLESSNE
One Outbreak Occurred ar:I
. an Italian HiserTas
RAILROAD CONDUCTORS TALK OF"
ASKING FOR AN - INCREASE INr
PAYMENT THKY THINK THAT
CHANGED CONDITIONS WAR -
RANT . THEIR DEM ANDS. .
WILKESB ARRE, Pa-. S'Pt. 15
Sheriff Jacob and a large number of
deputies assembled "at. the court hous.?
this morning. In anticipation of trouble
occurring a the mines. Rut' outside or
the outbreak at Old rrge. In which mu
Italian waa badly beaten by the strik
ers, the day was very quiet.
Chlc-tro, Sept. 15. The lotlgea of rail
road trainmen and railroad conductors
west of a line drawn from Duluth,
Minn., to New Orleans. are Votlns -n
the propoeKIon to ask for additional
compentlon for their syylces. K. i:.
Clark, Grand Chief of the Order C
Railway Conductor, and Patrick Mt
rlssey. Grand Chief or the Hrotherho.nl
Of Railroad Tralnnen. stated toJay
that "owing to vaatly changed condi
tion a compared with thoe In exist
ence at the time the present wnjro
scales were made, both conductors an i
trainmen believe they are enuueu
an Increase In wages." , ' -
HARST OF DRUNKS
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CITY RECORDER jvuau
LAND OFFICE BUSINESS N
,t ' roLICli COURT.
City Recorder N. J. Judah, as poUm
Judge yesterday did a land omc busi
ness as a result or aiurasy inu pu..
day nlehts Jamboree and there wan a
motley crowd of drunks an vag lin I
up before him when court wa de Ur 1
open and they were all dltd of
follows: Geo. Armstrong, drunk, fin 1
$5. paid; Fred- Wattenpaugh. dronk,
fined $10 or five days, those the latur;
John Mayer, drunk, five days In J .H;
Wm. Holme, drunk, five days In Jail;
Harry Fleming, drunk, five days In
Jail: Tom Joyce, drunk. $lu, paid; Tom
Famley, surpiclous character, flal-1
out of town, and Tom Johnson, va
grancy, Jfloated. -
A Certain Cur for Dysentery and
orre years ago I was one of a par
ty that Intended making a long bicy
cle trip, says F. I. Taylor, of New
Albany, Bradford County. Pa. I v.in
taken suddenly wltfv diarrhoea, and wa
about to glya up the trip, when editor
Ward, of the Laceyvlllo Mwmg'T,
suggested that I take a dose of Cham
berlain! -Colic,-Cholera and Dirrhw:i
Remedy. I purchased a bottle and 1W
two doses, one before smarting and one
on the route; I made the trip uc -ess-ully
and never felt any 111 effect. AkIi
last Summer I wa almost coml"tfly
run down with an attack of dyontry.
I bought a bottle of this same remly
and thl time, one 4Jojm cored mc "
Bold by Stone's Drug store.
. Legal Blanks. Statesman Job OClee.
It's Just Fun
For u to get a chance at fStt'ng the
feet that other stortu CA1T fit.
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