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SALEM, OREGON, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1893.
l Pictures, but our new all wool suits at
' $6.50 draw trade like a house afire. Draw
,win and feel of em.'
, G. W. JOHNSON & SON.
H. W. COTTLE & CO.,
General Insurance Agency.
lleprcsontlrig the following well-known and,rellable Cempanies:
STATE IN8URANGK CO., JElaa Insurance Co.,
Traders' Insurance Co., Hun Insurance Co..
National Insurance Co., Westchester Klre Ins. Co.,
Iilon Klre Insurance Co., Imperial Fire Insurance Co.,
London Ji Lancashire Fire Ins. Soc, London ssurance ( orporatlon,
Alliance Assurance Co., Norwich Union Fire Ina.S .o
Oldest and LeicUog Firm In the City Devoted Exclusively to Insurance,
BAOTAIU Tailoring and Steam Dye
XJO I Ull lng Works.
Ladies' and Gent'emens' Clothing Cleaned, Dyed, Repaired arrd-
Piessed. Work neatly done on short notice, at moderate prices.
State tit., 1 door below Smith & Stelner's drug storo, Salem. I. GOLD & 00.
Ed; C. Cross,
JED. Meeker & Co,,
OFFICE, OberheifO Block, up stairs, Salem.
W. A. TEMFLETON, Gcn'l Agent.
F. T. HART,
247 COMMERCIAL 8TBEET.
The West PfiDtiDgCo.St
Hpecial attention to mall ordera.
203 Commercial St..
MITCHELL, WRIGHT & CO.,
lasturano - Agents,
245 Commercial Street.
American Tire Insurance Co., Phila.
Home IuHurance Co, New York.
Korwicb-Unlon Ins. Co.. Liverpool.
Palatine Inburanoe Co,. Manchester.
Over One Million Dollars Deposited With State Treasurer of Oregoa for
Protection of Policy Holders la Oregon only.
All Lou. Adjusted and Patd roh Salem AjencyonPoUcIe. Writ
ia Marion, Polk, Yamhill and linn Counties.
Also Writ Wk and A'ocWwt InWanoe In Best Companies ia the World.
Wholesale and Rctai
Dealer in Fresh, Salt and
Smoked Meats of allKimlr
05 Court and
110 State Streets.
First - class work. Reasonable prices,
Western Assurance, Toronto, Canada.
Lancashire, Manchester, Eug.
Home Mutual, Ban Francisco, Cal.
He Can't Get a Final
Vote on Repeal.
PASSENGER TRAINS COLLIDE.
Many Lives Lost and Dozens
YELLOW FEVER BEYOND CONTROL.
The Rebels Gaining Ground at
In the Senate.
Washington, Sept. 19. Tho situa
tion in the senate on tho repeal bill
reached a crucial stage this morning.
Voorhees, the leader of the repeal forces,
after a sensational denunciation of the
New York bankers aud defiance to the
press that has been criticizing hts ao
tions and questioning his motives, do
manded tin m'nority senators to name
a date for th ' final vote.
Dubois, of Idaho, met the demand
by a positive dadtaratlon that the auti
repeal men would oppose the passage
of the repeal bill by availing thems lve-t
of every advantage afforded them un
der the rules and usages of the senate
Tho Big Pour Wreck.
Chicago Ills. Sept.10 Last night,
owing to the heavy world's fair travel,
he south bound Big Four express lefl
Herein to sections. At Manterno, sixty
miles south of here the first section
stopped for water Just beyond a curve.
Tboscond section followed close be
bind and crashed into the standing
t ain at high rate of speed before the
Hag man could get back far euough
to give warning.
The last car of the first sectloi was
empty, o'se no one In It would have
been left alive, as it was canned into
kindling wool. Two day coiohes wjre
crushed. These cars were filled with
passengara. The worst hurt were taken
to tho neighboring houses and others
were brought to thU city and taken to
St. Lukes hospital.
The following Is a list of the dead:
Etnll Klmmel, of Dayton, Ohio; J. W
Powoll, of New Vienna, Ohio; L. L.
Sweet, of Louisville, Ky., Diyld Jack
on, of Carroel, Ohio; Minnie Duvers,
f Lo-ver Albany, Ind. Two dead men
tud one woman are unidentified.
Fourteen were Injured of whom the
ollowlng will likely die: Blanche
Seleeson, of Sinking Springs, Ohio;
Wm. Eklans, of Powellton, W. Va.,
A. J. Scholter, of Ripley, Ohio.
The two unknown bodies of men
have been Identified as Chas. Dickon
dasher and Jacob Simpson, of Colum
bus, Ohio. The body of the young
wman has been Identified as that of
Miss O. E 1 ward, or Chicago. Injured
n all number about twenty. The flag
man of the second station has dlsap
Yellow Pever Raging.
Washington, bept 10. Advices
jame from , Brunswick, Ga., to the ef
fect that yellow fever pervades every
part of the city end an epidemic seems
Rebels Oaimrg around.
BUE.V03 Ayhes, Bept. lO.-Tbe re
port Is current that a portion of the
rebel fleet has succeeded In forcing a
IUi proven an InftLlllMe
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pnosage pant the forts at Rio, with tho
luteutlou of blockading Santos, and if
necessary shelling' It. Provisions at
Rio are becoming very scarce. If tho
rebels capture Santos the railroad to Rio
would enable them to attack Rio In the
rear and on tho land side. This It Is
believed will be object of the revolution
Washington, Sept. 0. Tho disposi
tion manifested by some Democratic
members of tho house to continun to
follow tho majority In tho matter of
tho federal election bill, has made a
caucus necessary, and a call for the
caucus has been Issued for this after-.
Ht. Paul, Minn., Sept. 19. Mast,
Buford & Burwell, one of the largest
firms In , wagons and carriages In tho
Northwest, failed this morning.
Hanc Cic, Mich., Sept. 10. Fireman
Liberty has given up $30,000 of the
money taken by the lo'jbers from the
Mineral Range train. He says ho had
another $40,000, but that somo of his
confederalee made aw.iy with it. It is
doubtful If It is reo ivered. Eight more
arrests were made this afternoon.
PlTTSUUUG, Peuua., Sept. 10. A
.-tpeeial says that Tippecanoe; a village
ot 200 Inhabitants, is burning up, with
no hopes of saving it.
Polk's Grave Moved.
NashvIllb, Sept. 10. Tue Remains
of James K. Polk, the tenth president
of tho United States, aud those of his
wife were removed from the tomb at
Polk place, the old fumily residence In
this city this morning, to the state cap
tol grounds, nndfwero re-Interred.
Washington, Iud., Bept. 10. News
it received from Harrison township,
twelve miles from here, that Dencson
Wrattan uud family, six in all, were
murdered lust night.
A Justice Appointed.
Washington, Sept.' 10. The prtsl
lent nominated W. B. Hornblower, of
New York, associate justice of the
-nipreme court of the United States,
Ttie president has also nominated J.
J. Vauqualleu of Rhode Island, ambas
sador to Italy.
San Fkancisco, Sep1. 10. Wheat,
Chicago, Sopt, 10. Caih, 07J; De
Portland, Sopt. 10. Wheat valley,
$1.00; Walla Wulla.87j.
We oiler One Hundred Dollars re
ward fur any case of Catarrh that can
not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure.
F.J. CiiENEy&Co., Toledo, O.
We, the uuderslgued, have known F.
J. Cheney for the last 16 years, aud. be
lieve him perfectly honorable In all
business transactions und financially
able to carry out any obligations made
by their llrm.
Wkst & 'IniMX, Wholesale Drug
itUts, Toledo, O Waldi.no, Kinnan
& MAitVIN, Wholesale Druggists, Tole
Hull's Catarrh fure Is taken intern,
ally, acllnu directly upou the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system.
Testimoululs sent fret-. Price 76a per
bottle. Sold by all Drugglsis.
hra M tiler I'nr Iloror.
It is will known that sea water has a
most bewfaiial effect upon the appear
ance of Ikwh, imparting u tatin g)os
to their coats, a brightness to tho eye
and a generally refreshed nppcaranco. It
is no unusual thing at Cujm) May and
various other seaside resorts to see 'os
tlers giving tho animals in their charge
their sea plunge as regularly as the most
systematic bather on the lx-ach. Borne
New Yorkers suintnerinir in Buropo send
their stables to th" ftrashoru for a fort
night simply for tho bathing. Utlca
Hot t rllir VMfti III LobiIuh.
It has become nriiniseiblo to wear a
straw hat, brown boots and to discard a
waistcoat in London, and If it pleases
men to wear a block scarf to substitute
for a wauitcoat no objection will be
made by the most authoritative dressers.
London CVinrt Journal.
Under tue nam of 'R&l RlVer Valley
and Western, a comjauy lias been funned
to build a line from Lyucbbnrtf, N. D.,
to the James river, A number of west
em capitalists are backing the enterprise.
Resolve That Everything
pnblican is Bad.
A MOST WELCOME RAIN
Stays tho Flames in tho Wiscon
HAimisnuua, Pa., Sept. 10. Tbo
Democratic State Convention met this
afternoon. It calls upon ono of Penn
slyvania's senators to support uncondi
tional repeal. It holds tho Republican
party and MoKlnloy tariff responsible
for tho financial condition of tho coun
try and declares a prompt revision of
tho tariff necessary.
Tho Groat Timber Fires.
St. Paui, Sept. 10. Tho dry spoil
has been broken by a furious thunder
storm oocompanied by heavy ratnp.
Then came a downpour of hail. During
the storm two peoplo were killed by
lightning while sitting in the house.
Some damago was dono by ball.
ASHLAND, Wis., Sept. 10. File
throughout the state has been extin
guished by a heavy rain. Captain Day
estimated that no less than 70,000,000
feet of pine on the Odanah reservation
has burned, causing u loss to the gov
ernment of $030,000. Neither this city
uor BaylloM is in danger. Tho water
works system has been put in working
"Ollluir tli Voloo."
The voices of singers noed an occa
sional "oiling," and some peculiar
remedies have been in vogue among
singers which, it is interesting to
know. When Gollmayer, the famous
eoubrottOf visited this country, she
confessed to tho writer that pho treat
ed her throat beforo each perform
ance to a good rubbing with rum
This statement lod to further in
vestigations in this lino with tho fol
Labatt, tho great Swedish tenor,
ate two salt pickols boforo going en
to sing. Wachtol UBod tho yolk of
an egg with .sugar. Othor vocal stare
drink boer, champagno, soda water
or punch. Walter, the tenor, drinkn
cold coffee without cream, and Qoia
tinger rolioa on a glass of grog. Zoila
Trobolli, tho famous contralto who
died not long ago, always drnnk lem
onade beforo she wont on tho stage.
Kindermann chewed dried prunos
during tho intermissions, and Son
tholm swore by a pinch of snuff bo
foro each aria. Somo singors who
aro passionate smokers refrain from
smoking on tho days on which they
aro to sing, whilo a number of can
tutrices boliovo that their voices aro
vastly improved by tho smoking of a
cigarette just boforo tbo curtain rises.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
A Watted Admonition.
It was in a street car, and tho pas
sengers wore all fretting and nervous
over tho heat. A man and woman
and a fat baby occupied tho corner
seats. Tho baby, after clamlwring
around in an uimleHS mannor iopu
lar with infants, nt lost began to cry
lustily, whilo tho man jolted It up
and down first on ono kuco and then
on tho other, giving it his watch to
play with and doing his best to sootho
tho antics of tho youngster. An old
lady who sat in tho far corner bo
camo very much interested in tho
proceedings, and finally, when eho
saw that all overtures wore unavail
ing, sho could stand it no longor, and
in a voico that all tho passengers
could hear and looking very indig
nantly at tho young woman shesaidt
"That baby wants Its mother;
that's what's tho matter with It. You
had hotter take it A man nover
knows how to bondlo a baby any
how." At this very pointed remark
tho young woman in the corner rose,
gathered together her bundle and
made a hasty exit from the car. It
ia nodloss to explain that the baby
whs not hers, and it was hard to toll
which was tho moro embarrassed, tho
old or the young woman. Phlladel
Ah Kft For Murines.
First Attendant Who U that fel
low hanging around the Venus of
Second Attendant Pension agent,
I guess. I overheard him telling her
that arm ought to be good for 23 a
month. New York Time
Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report.
THE KING OF MANICALAND.
A Vlitt to an African I'otentatn Who Dm
but One Object In Lire.
I havo just profited by a holiday to pay
a visit to tho Chief Umtassa, or rather
tho Kinglet Umtassa, as tho official dis
patches call him. Tho country belongs
to him, and tho Chartorod company
gives him a yearly present of $100, and
this prcsont was just due. It is almost
Impossible) to got a glimpso of Umtassa,
partly becauso ho ia such a very impor
tant person in his own eyes but chiefly
becauso his llfo has only threo phases
going to drink, drinking and bcingvery
drunk indeed. It is extremely diteult
to catch him in tho first of thoso phases.
Wo woro shown into a "reception
hut," into .which wo crawled almost
upon our hnmlsand knees, and wo seated
ourselves on mats, preparod to wait an
indefinite tlmo, for tho chio of a nativo
chief, liko that of a smart dentist, is to
keop overy ono waiting ns long as possi
ble. After about half an hour wo began
to clamor, and then wo loft tho hut and
began to wander about tho kraal, a pro
ceeding which tho natives greatly ob
jected to, and before wo had gono far au
induna camo to say that Umtassa was
coming and had sent a present of Kaffir
boer. So we scrambled back and sat
outsldo tho stuffy hut and waited.
At last a sort of procession camo wind
ing down among tho rocks, somo of tho
natives wearing a snuffbox and a catskin,
others draped In a blanket a la Jnltns
Cassar, but nono of thorn carrying any
sort of woapon, with tho exception of a
big native, who carried Uimassa'a knob
korrio and his battleax. After this usher
of tho Black Rod came Umtassa, draped
In a bluo and white toga, with a blue
and whtto cap on his head. Much to our
surprise, ho turned ont to bo a very im
posing looking porsonago. In splto of
tils oxccsslvo dirt ho decidedly possesses
what is called lo grand nlr, which I take
to bo producod by a complete- satisfac
tion of one's self and ono'u surroundings
and not a little contempt for tho rest of
Well, our friend Umtassa guvoeach of
us a very grimy hand to slutlcc, and
really one might have planted u meallo
field under each of his nails. Ho then
sat down on his mat, with all his people
grouped around him, and his Induna
told our interpreter that ho might speak.
Thereupon a good deal of business was
transacted. South Africa.
Tho woman who is so "ufrald of elec
tricity" seems to got commonor overy
day. Sho took about flvo minutes to
board a horso car yesterday just because
thoro was an electric car directly bohind
it. The conductor encouragod her all
ho could from tho platform, but after
castiug startled glances at tho big car
standing on tho track sho would make
an ineffectual attempt to reach the steps
of tho car in front of it, aud when with
in a few feot of it she always dodged
back with little squeal, as If she
thought tho car would jump the track,
trolley and all, for tho sole purposo of
running her down. It was not until the
policeman saw tho dilemma and took
her by tho arm and lead her aboard that
she accomplished the feat.
Even then sho camo in muttering! "1
can't help it. I am scared to death by
electricity." It goes without tho saying
that sho was young and pretty. Other
wise no car would baro bothered to wait
for her, and sho might still bo dodging
out into the street aud back, In fact,
sho was so pretty that tho conductor
and policeman wero patient, and it is
surprising that some man on the car did
not dart into tbo street and fetch her
aboard in his arms. Sho was so scared
that she would not liavo minded such
gallantry, Boston Journal.
W. IL Mealy, who has been appointed
superintendent of tho Mexican Central
line, will havo his headquarters in Taav
A direct railroad from East St. Louis
to Cairo, Uls is contemplated, and a
company U being organised to build the
The) Japanese government has planned
for tho construction of U new railways.
At preseut the railways of that country
comprUo 1,500 miles.
The New York Central has bought a
controlling interest in the Carthago,
Wawrtown ana Bsxxetu lurnor rail
road, which It has heretofore operated
Ia Uno with its eoonomlo policy tho
Pennsylvania Railroad company lias ma
terially reduced lU forcoof freight and
passeager auditors. Tho hours of labor
ot the force retained have been extended
o as to cover the extra work occastoasd
by tho reduction,
UDOS AND ENDS.
Moro than 00,000 Parisians mako a liv
ing by picking up what others throw
New Zealand has set apart twoblanda
for the preservation of its remarkable
wild birds and other animals.
According to tho tracks found hi a
stone quarry in Connecticut, a bird with
a foot 11 inches in length onco inhabited
Tho rainiest placo in tho United States
Is tho shoro of Neap bay, in Washington,
whero ISO inchoa of rain fell laBt year.
Tho first United States postal cards
wore Issued in May, 1878, and during tho
first two months of thoir existence 81,
000,000 wero used.
Asbcstus was known to the ancients,
who mado towels, napkins and other
like articles of it and used to clean them
by throwing thorn into the fire.
Tho British museum has recently ac
quired a Chinese bank note dating back
to tho last years of tho fourteenth een-
tury. It is tho oldest bank note known.
Tho new ropublio of Brazil has ad-
mitted women not only into tho service
of telegraphs and telephones, but into
all tho government departments indis
criminately. From classical geography this country
has borrowed 10 Utlcas, 20 Romee, 6
Marathons, 10 Spartas, O.Attioas, 0 Ith
acas, 8 Dolphls, 18 Athenses, IS Cor
Inths, 2fl Troys,
The Bank of England manufacture on
Its own promises all tho material neces
sary in its business, making the paper
of its own notes and even the ink used
in printing them.
Traces of the bicycle aro found as far
back as the fifteenth century. In fact,
Egyptian figures, found on obelisks,
mounted on two Whoelod vohicles, show
they had some Idea of tho volocipede.
Out of 874,741 alion steerage passen
gers iandod at New York in 1802 only
4,110 gave their destination as tho south
ern states. So far this year tho propor
tlon of southern bound immigrants is no
During tho thirteenth century the Chi
nese emperors mado money from the in
ner bark ot tho mulberry treo, cutting
It into round pieces and stamping it. To
counterfeit or refuse to accept Has legal
tender was punishable by death,.
THE GREAT REVOLUTIONS.
102s Revolution in Hungary, The
vanquished party asked aid of the Aus
trlans, who camo and;finally subjugated
tho entire country to Austrian rale.
1847 A republic established at Rome
by Rlenrl, who was afterward compelled
1673 Oonoral royolt in Tho Nether- ;
lands against tho Spanish rulo. Along
war. Independence recognized In 1109,
1580 By conspiracy and revolution
tho control ot Portugal passed to the
1818 The first Romanoff ascended tho
throne of Russia. Present dynasty
1016 China conquered by tho Mant
chou Tartars, tho present Tsln dynasty,
1840 Successful revolt ot tho Portn
gnoso against Spanish rule. Portugal
1013 Revolution of tho English par
liament against tho king begun, aud
commonwealth set up with a lord pro
tector. 1648 After nearly threo centuries of
almost constant conflict tho indopoad
nee of Switzerland was acknowledged
by tho treaty of Westphalia.
1648 Treaty of Westphalia closed tha
Thirty Years' War for religions tolera
tion. Princlplo of universal religious
1955 Poland completely overrun by
the Swedes and with tho apparent con
seat ot its population incorporated into
the kingdom of Sweden. Fivo year
later, 1600, a geneal rebellion broko out
ta all parts of the kingdom, th Swede
were expelled, aud Poland agivla beoaitu
froe, St. LouU Globe-Democrat.
Tho first cable street railroad was
built in San Francisco in 187U,
The Now York. I'hlhullU and Nor
folk road is going to baild a big depot as
The Northern Pacifia directors say thai
the Wisconsin Central has been ojwtd
at a lo of 11,144,000.
It is said that the Plant syadicafciliaa
abandoned all hopo of curUiUa Flor
ida Central and Pniaalar ay.
The ieneral maer ot ttwCMoau
lhMsar trying to a4e wsawiwa that
Xlll bd thest totxtker 1st th) frwtt of