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LANDS AND HOMES.
In the Garden Snot of the
ft rtllity or Soil, Salubrity of Climate, Whole
some Water, Ecellent Timber and
Delightful Scenery Health,
Marion county is situated in tho
heart of tho magnificent Willamette
vallev, the central gem in the clus
ter of rich counties that form that
nrincely domain, and is the banner
commonwealth of the great north
west in nil the essentials that go to
wards making it a profitable abiding
place, and n home for tho thrifty
farmer, the cunning artisan and thp
Rich in its agricultural resources,
in its cultivated and uncultivated
lands, in its water powers, and
minerals; rich in its colleges and
schools of learning, and with a
climate unsurpassed for its salubrity,
it presents to the immigrant from
the overcrowded states, where cold
winters and hot summers, with
terrible cyclones, prevail, who
comes to the coast with some
means, advantages that no other
county in Oregon possesses.
Much has been written of this
western country that requires a
stretch of the imagination to com
prehend, and numerous complaints
are heard from the class who have
been misled by them, so in this
brief sketch the writer desires to
avoid exageration as to its present
and prospective advantages, asking
those in the cast into whose hands
this may fall particularly those
who have their eyes directed towards
this coast to peruse it carefully,
feeling that it is not written to lure
immigrants within its borders, but
only as a truthful discription of a
land which, if it does not "flow
milk and honey," contains within
its bosom wealth and resources equal
to any other country on the Pacific
bide of the Kocky mountains.
Marion county is bounded on the
north by the Willamette river and
Butte creek which separates it from
Clackamas county; on the east by
Clackamas county and the Cascade
mountains, which separate it from
Wnammnnh" nil tllfi SOUth b' tile
Hantiam river and the north fork of
the Santiam, &eparating it from
Linn county tnnd on tho west by the
The county contains, including
valley, prairie and mountain lands,
There are two main, divisions, the
mountain ana tne- vaiiey. mu
tnttm. nvtnnrla frnm tho Willamette
r!,nr in Mi fnnt nf the Cascade
mountains, a distance of about fif
teen miles. t
The mountainous portion contains
some fourteen townships of mostly
unsurveyed land; lying in a strip
twelve miles north and south by
forty miles east and west, and com
prises all classes of land, from rich
narrow valleys in the passes, up
through all the grades of rolling,
hilly and broken, to that of rock
bound canyons and inaccessible
craggy peaks. It is generally heavily
timbered, and in the near future
will be valuable for its lumber sup
plies. These hills and mountains
afford a wonderful summer rrfnge
for stock, and many of the more en
terprising farmers are availing them
selves of this opportunity, and when
the cold frosts of autumn approach,
the stock are brought out to fresh
pastures, thus enabling them to sur
vive the winter storms with little
A decided advantage Marion coun
ty has over many others is tho di
versified farming interest that can
be carried on throught tho entire
year; notwithstbnding this is a wet
climate during the winter months,
the uplands are seldom too wet to
work, and long before the prairie
fanners are through with their seed
ing, the hill farmer is preparing for
his summer work. And yet the
low lands are much preferred by
many; tho yield per acre is generally
greater, ami perhaps less labor is re
quired to place the soil in proper
condition for crops; and then should
the season prove dry, the bottom
lands are sure to bring tho best
crops. No better farming land can
be found in the United States than
that on the noted Howell prairie,
French prairie, Santiam prairie and
Salem prairie. Tho soil of theso aro
wonderfully productive. With good
cultivation, forty bushels of wheat
and sixty of oats per acre can bo
FACILITIES FOK MARKET.
Tho Willamette river, with two
lines of railroad running the entire
length of the county from north to
south, with the Oregon Pacific road
crossing tho southeast corner of tho
county, aii'ords ample facilities to
reach a market in any direction.
Is the capital of the state and
county seat of Marlon county, situ
ated on the Willamette river and
on tho O. & C. railroad. Costly
buildings have been erected, among
which tho state capitol building,
county court house, Chemekote hotel,
opera house, new public school
building, Catholic school building,
Methodist church, Willamette Uni
versity, and many private residences
and business blocks, which will
compare favorably with older and
All things considered, the Willam
ette valley lias tho best country in
the world, and Marlon county is
about conterally located therein.
To those seeking homes in the weet,
no better opportunities can be
ottered, than are found here. Persona
desiring information rogardlng
Marion county or the Willamette
valley, those wanting farming
lands, stock farms, business property
or city residences, will bo promptly I
and reliably Informed by addressing
the well known firm of Willis &
Chamberlln, real estate agents,
opera house block, Salem, Oregon.
finnvKit Cleveland President.
Tnos. F. IIayakd Secretary of Stntc.
Char. S. Faiiiciiild, Secretary of Treasury
Yv. T. VILAS secretary 01 me interior.
Wm. C. Kniucott Secretary 'f War.
Y. C. Wihtnkv Secretary of Navy.
D. SI. Dickinson Post Master General.
A. II. Oakland Attorney General.
MoitistsoN R. Waitk Chief Justice.
State of Oregon.
J.N. DOLl'll 1 tt u senators
J. II. Mitchell J u- "' &cmuors-
liiNOEii Hermann Coiifrrcssman.
Sylvestek Pennoyeu Governor.
Geo. W. McliitiDi: Secretary ofSlate.
G. AV. Wehh Stnto Treasurer.
K. B. McKlkov Supt. Pub. Instruction.
Frank Baker State Printer.
R. S. Stkahan ")
Wm. P. Lord V Supreme Judges.
W. W. Thayer... J
Third Judicial Dtstrlet.
R. I Roise Judcc
Geo. W. Belt Prosecuting Attorney
M. f.. PirAMIlEULIN
J. A. Looney State Senators.
J. 11. Dimick
J. T. Greco
D. J. Pendleton
A. M. Lafollette
W. 11. Colver
(' F. Hicks
M. N. chapman cierK.
Georqe"Mack Deputy Clerk.
John Junto Sheriff.
ED. Croisan Deputy Sherlir.
August Giesy Treasurer.
T. C. Shaw County Judge.
GEO. P. TERRELL 1 Commissioners
Henry Warren -- commissioners.
George A. Peeiiles School Supt.
G. P. Litchfield Sheep Inspector.
City or Salem.
Wm. M. Ramsey Mayor.
A.B. muir 1st Ward
Pkriiy Raymond 1st Ward.
J. J. Shaw 2nd Ward
C. Lafore 2nd Ward
Jap Minto 3rd Ward
W. W. Skinner 3rd Ward
Nes. Rush 4th Ward
n. N. TItttton 1th Ward
J. Strickler Recorder.
James Ross Marshal.
W. T. Bell Treasurer.
Geo. G. Bingham. Attorney.
J. C. Thompson.. Sup't of Street.
C. N. Churchill Chief Engineers. F. D.
U. S. Officers.
Jas. Walton U. S. Commissioner.
Joseph Aliiekt. -Signal Service Observer.
THE YAQUINA ROUTE.
OREGON PACIFIC RAILROAD
Oregon Development Company's Steam
225 MILES SHORTER 20 HOURS LESS TIME
than by any other route.
First-class Through Passenger and Freight Line
from Portland and all points In the
Willamette Valley to and
from San Francisco.
Willamette River Line of Steamers!
Tho "Wm. M. Iloag," the "N. 8. Bent
ley." the "Three Sisters," leave Portland 8
a. m. 3Iondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from
Messrs. Hotmail & Co's dock, 200 and 202
Front street, for Oregon City, Butteville,
Chamdoeg, Sulem, Independence, Albany,
Corvallls, and Intermediate points, mak
ing close connection at Albany with trains
of tho Oregon rarllle Kallroad.
TIME SCHEDULE, (Except Sundays):
Leave Albany J:00?!?J
Leave Corvallls J:'IJ!?J
Arrive Yaqulua 5:50 PM
Leave, Yaqulna 6:30 AM
Leave Corvallls 10:38 AM
Arrive Albany 11:15 AM
O. & C. trains connect nt Albany nnd
Tho abovo trains connect at YAQUINA
with tho Oregon Development Co's Line
oi meamMiips ucmuun imjuum .uu ram
FROM SAN FRANCISCO.
Willamette Valley, -Wlllametto
Wlllametto Valley -
Willamette Valley, -
- Monday, Mar. 12
Thursday. Mar. 22
Tuesday, April 3
- Satuday, Mar. 17
- xuesuay, aiur. zi
Tlila mirmnnv reserves tho right to
change sailing dates without notice.
N. B. Passengers from Portland and all
Wlllametto Valley points can make cloo
connection with tho trains of tho
YAQUINA ROUTE nt Albany or Corvallls,
and if destined to San Francisco, should
arrange to arrive nt Yaqulna tho evening
beforo dato of hailing.
Passenger and Freight Rates Always the
Lowest. n"or Information apply to Messrs.
1IULMAN & Co.. Freight and Ticket
AgentH 200 and 202 Front St., Portland, Or.,
C. C. HOGUE, Ae't Gen'l Frt. &
Pafcs. Act., Oregon PnclticR. It. Co.,
C. II. HASWELL, Jr. Gen'l Frt; fc
Pass. Agt. Oregon Development
Co., 301 Montgomery St.;
Han Francisco, Cal.
l: bt iwk.
.c,ia m CucuiA
mi rniip nrriL
TL LU L
HAVE YOU A COLD IN TIIK HEAD which does not got bottor? Have you anox
cewdvo secretion of inueus matter In the nasal passagOH? Are you troubled by
hawking, spitting, weak nnd Inflamed eyes, frequent horenewi of tho throat, ringing or
roaring In the eare, more or le Impairment of the hearing, loss of smell, mcmoryln.
ralred dullness or dizziness of tho head, dryness or lient of tho nose? Have you lost all
KnsTor smell? Is your breath foul T l so, you have the Catarrh. Home have nil theso
symptoms, others only a part.
Restores the sense of taste nnd smell, removes bad taste and unpleasant breath, result
Ine ftSrr! Catarrhf KnTv and pleasant to use. Follow directions nnd a ouro Is guaran
teed by D. V. MATTHEWS Co.
CAPTAIN CHARLES L. DIMON.of New York City, formerly seolul ngent of the
Phmnlx und Home Insurance Company nt San Franolsco, Cal., says: "I, have leen
troubled fth Chronic CntarVh for twenty years. A friend In Woodland Cal.. reeom.
JJndHt voilr fillfornui CAT-R-CURE. I proourdeU n Jnr. liavlng but little fulth In 1U
wratl propertied but I musUuy.aner using three Jan.. 1 am cured of tlwt disgusting
d72asl SnSoeUnd for whlefi send me California CAT-IWHJKB for M)ine friends,
who are sufferers.
SOLD AND GUARANTEED BY
D. W. MATTHEWS & COMPANY,
106 STATE ST., SALEM, OR.
SNELL, HEITSHU k WOODARD, Wholesale Depot,
Gilbert & Patterson,
i ! n .
IH V TFftflMrW
Crockery and Glassware,
SOLK AGKNTS FOR
THE EPICURE TEA!
Tho best nnd mast popular brand In
SUGAR CURED HAMS I
PICKLED MEATS, ETC.
rUItV LISAF LARD.
Country produce of all kinds. A com
plete stock in every department.
GILBERT & PATTERSON,
200 Commercial St., Salem, Oregon.
11. K. Dubois.
Sample Rooms for Commercial Travelers.
From SI to S3 per day.
Overland to California
Oregon k California Rail Road
THE MOUNT SHASTA ROUTE.
Time Iletween Salem and San Francisco
CALIFORNIA KXl'REhS TRAIN DAILY.
1:00 p. m.
0:30 p. m.
7:10 u. m.
Lv. Portland Ar.
Lv. Salem Lv.
Ar. San Fran. Lv.
10:10 n. m.
8:30 n. m.
LOCAL rASSF.NGKR TRAIN ( DAILY KX
8:00 a. m.
1:02 a. m.
12:10 p. m.
Lv. Portland Ar. I :M5 p. in.
Lv. Salem Lv. 12:52 p. m,
Ar. Eugene Lv. 9XO a. m,
PULLMAN BUFFET SLEEPERS.
JACUIBIUM CltX-t'llDlui m.-wA-w..- j ,,
sengere on all through trains free of
Tho O. fe O. Railroad ferry makes con
nection with all tho regular trains on the
East SIdo Division from foot of F street,
West Side Division, Between Portland
DAILY (EXCF.IT SUNDAY).
7:30 a.'in. I Lv. Portland Ar.'l 0:15 p. m,
12:25 p. m. I Ar. Corvallls Lv. 1:30 p. m,
M'MINNVII.LK KX1-RBSS TRAIN (DAILY
"3f50 p. in. I TCv. Portland Ar. 0:00 a. in,
8:00 p. )ii. Ar.McMlnnvllIeLv. 5:45 a. in,
At Albany and Corvallls connect with
trains of Oregon Pacitlo Railroad.
For full Information .regarding rates,
maps, etc., apply to the Company's agent,
Salem, Oregon. K. P. K0HEBS.
R. KOEHLER, G. F. and I'ass. Ag't.
Scientist, nnthroiK)logist, physician and
surgeon, will open nn olllco In the Now
iinnir Tiiofk. on Slav 1st. for tho treatment
of nil diseases of women, nnd all other
chronic cases, on strictly hygienic and nat
ural principles. Medical bathn.oxygenand
electro-magnetism used. Charges strictly
moderate. Addrossbox no.Saleni.Oregon.
Land of Discoveries.
CUEATES ninny a new buslne.
RKLAKGES ninny tin old btii-tnosS.
REVIVES ninny n thill lni!lin3.
UESCUES nmny a lost business.
SAVES many a falling business.
PRESERVES many a large business.
SECURES success in any btibiness.
IN THE WILLAMETTE VALLEYS
Who wish to reach out for and Hccuro tho magnificent Country Trade
which can be brought to Salem from every nook and corner of
Marion County and from the greater part of Polk
County, should advertise in tho
An advertisement In the Daily reaches the town people ;
but tho Weekly edition
Catcnes tlie Farmers!
REMEMBER THAT THE CAPITAL JOURNAL TO INTRODUCE
ITSELF IS PRINTING
BIG EDITIONS !
AND CIRCULATION IS WHAT MAKES AN ADVERTISEMENT
WORTH THE MONEY.
For tigniis, apply to
WIUi II. PAKUV, Malinger.
PHOHIBITION COUNTY TICKET.
T W DEAVENPORT,
.1 I) DARBY,
.1 G EBERHART,
W I HAY,
VIRGIL H RKAD,
W P JOHNSON,
W T VAN SCOY,
J D HURST,
HENRY GILS AN,
F A FORD,
W B MAGERS,
Our Immense Slock of floods is
NOW -:- ARRIVING
Direct IVom tlic East !
The Largest anil Finest Slock of Carp'
Ever llroiight to SALKM
STILL ARRIVING DAILY.
It-CALL AND EXAMINE.
LUNN & BROWN,
Cor. Commereial anil State Streets.
FOR SALE or RENT !
Wt'll wiitrii'tl ami pli'iity of HiiiIhh'. Two
limihos anil tuir Ijhimh. (iood ort'liiml.
Mi'iulow mill l.V) iii'I'oh plow IiiihI, 1'llty
l.catl orcatlln Willi tlui plncc irwiiuti'il.miil
jioi-hCMi'iiouuh to run It. Within llvoinlloi
of ili'ixit on lliuO. .V- C. It. It. A liarKiilii for
Enquire at Office of Capital Journal.
HORSESHOEING ! !
All llio Improved methods of hIiooIiik,
Kliaiilni; hIkhw, to cuio iIIkimisoh of thu IcKit
mill or tho ronei't Ion ol faulty ncl Ion, con
triiL'tloumidlnti'rfeiliii;, iihi'iI. 1 KiiariintiM
Katlsfurtlon In nil oumm. Itclor to any well
loiowu lioi-Miiiian In Ok'koii.
JOHN KNIGHT, The Horseshoor,
Mi (.'oiiiint'iclal Ktrfft, SiiIuiii, Or.
Salem Co-Opcrativc Association, P, of II.
All Kinds of Produce Bought.
IS), Hlato Htri'ot, HjiUmii. Or.
Just Arrived !
Till! FINEST USE OF
EVER IN SALEM.
Full linn or Ontumurl Kill UUivw Jut
rm.Iv.Hl. cjias .AI(VKKT
Millinery mid Fancy Goods