H unit JL .StJWKiHr., V ft lfv; m- rv a-. B-C ? f- S Mt HOLVERSON'S! Dress Goods Fall slock how nrnylng Don't fall to Sec our 25o line of two tone overshot brocades. Oaf 50c line or Parlsan novelties, Bydcr fancies. All wool plaids, chcKsaiid mixtures. Beautiful line of blacks In lim eades nod plain, The best over shown In Salem. Silks Th? m7-st"clegarit and tyllsh line of wattt and trimming silks ever shown In Salem. See those new hanrs,in taffetas with embroidered Hcrrln cord stripes. Also a superb lino of the latent' combinations or colorings in plald'cffects, 75c, 80c, 88c, and $1 per yard. ASSESSMENT BEING CLOSED UP Over 200 new .pieces of il v Dress Goods 'have arrived And Ih'cy arc not all here yet. CASH STORE. HOLVERSONS CASH STOKE wmmmj3!mzm&g&m&&g! 1 1 mm i a I M Rr w lasts until cycry remnant in the house is gone. To make it a quirk clearing affair Remnant Prices Are Gut One-Half! Some four and five vard lenoths. cnouph V. I for a skirt, at onchalf cost, Don't wait until they arc all picked over, but get some of the plums of this sale, lAll Summer Goods Less Than j. j. mm (Mh 14 ijt no 1 i 00.1 m Count Assessor Hdbart and Ten Depu ties Hard at Work. County Assessor J. W. Hobart Is Industrously busy theso days with about ten deputies working on I the county tax rbll preparing the same for delivery to the county board of equalization. He lias asked the county commis sioners' court to give him until the last Monday in September, in have the bond roll ready forcqiiallzitlon, and hopes willi his present force to be able to accomplish the v ork by that .lime. If (his Is accomplished the roll can be turned over to the county clerk the llrst Moi.day In October. This will give that officer ample lime of sixty days to prepare the copy for the state board of equalization. The county board lias several times In the past equalized from the loose blanks, but they will probably not be necessary as the work Is now pro gressing. The military roll Is already completed, and can be turned over by tlie county clerk atiin early date. The amount cf mortgages and other securities will probably oe about the same as last year. Mysterious Murder., Daughter of a New York Con tractor Killed, She Was Robbed of Her Jewelry ano Money. DID HOT RUN AWAY. AT MARION COURT HOUSE. Proceedings at the Various Departments of the Capital County Seat. E ,1. Chambers, administration of the estate of Mrs. J. Chambers Tues day, tiled an appeal from the deci sion of Judge Terrell allowing the widow $i:i a monlh besides a pension of $12 The appeal will be heard at the October term of Department No, 2, circuit court. One lone deed was llled today by Jonli Iloefer and Casper 'orn to H.M. Smith part of claim 03, sec. 2 t. 4 w, w d Marl.in Co. w d $50. Mrs, Geo. W. Jones, county Miper Intendentnf scliooIs,Tuesday awr.rded certificate)) to the (following poisons, who took teacher's examination, but who lived outside the ceunty: P. W. Iladlcy and Anna M. Gordon, first grade: Laura Whitney, second grade. CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNS. w&mmmBiB&amm66mb&&s& GREAT REDUCTIONS! Strong's ruinous New York Ico Cream reduced to 2fu. a quart, Ice Cream with cake served at 10c. At Strong's restaurant. CALL A MESBDNOHU - - - -and havo your notes and packages delivered, to ootloot a bill, to go on erranda for you. Aalc for apodal rates en merchants' packages. Charged ronoouablo. Uloyclo ser vice. Ring Bins boxes or telephone 0, . Cnokwoott Messenger System, Central office No. 280 Couimorolnl street. GEO C. WILL has removed his music store to 231 Commercial street, opposite Bush's bank, Salem Local Tonight and Thursday fair. S. L. Jones the Sail Francisco candy man left for Eugene today, E. Cook Pattern took tio Jocnl for Newport today for it visit with his family. Geo. II. Williams returned to Port land this morning after a day spent in Salem. Mrs. M. C. Cross and Mrs. A, I, Wagner wero passengers to Portland this morning for a short ylslt, immB sassaa HOW PAP It Will a dollar go ? I This la tlio great every day problem with buy ers In every line. You will never know Iiqw far you can your dollars go Until you Wring thm Iiere, Our shoes.hnslerv.uuder wear, laces, ribbons and Dirt Ions uro better than you'll expect at our pfl-cs, Osburn'i Racket f--!BOmmwmc al hlrivl, ;?x W to- make m 'ft. m fm Harley White returned homo Mon day from San Francisco, Hols more In lovo with Oregon than oyer before slncQ his ylslt. Mr. Phillip C. Huiirk, an extensive colfeo planter of Matagalpa, Nlear aqua, was In the city .yesterday, tlio guest of Mr, Albert Manning. Henry M, Stoudciimeyer, Hlcl aril Uelley and Levy Card left for Astoria this morning where they will play with tlio First Regiment baud during the regatta. .1. II. .Campbell, who has been living on his farm near Zena, Polk ' county, Is making extensive repairs to hU dwelling 381 Center street to which ho will move Ills family as soon as com pleted. Dr. J. A. Richardson returned from Castle Craig, Cal on this mornings' overland where ho was railed to at tend Mrs. David Tuthlll. Dr. Itlch iirdson roports Mrs, Tiithlll as pro. grossing very nicely. Ralph K. Pinker, a Silent boy well known here, who Is now attending StiuifordlJnlverslty has again brought tho Salem delegation Into notice at, that college. Mr. Parker Is taking a special course in civil englnccrlu" and mechanical drawing and bus won tho esteem and I'oulldenco of his professors to such an extent that ho has been entrusted with the task of surveying the site fnr tho large now chapel aid llbaary building thoy tiro erecting tit Stauto d. For ono who has been nUStauford only one semester to bo selected nvor studonts who havo been there several years Is an honor which Salt-m should bo piond to claim as belonging through Mr. Parker, lu part to her, Out of Respect for Alderman Buren in His Bereavement. Lasteycnlng being the time for the regular semi-monthly session of the councl, a quorum was present, and l;i tho absence of the Mayor, Recorder Edes presided. Upon coming to order Alderman McGrew presented the following res olution, and .upon adoption of the same the council adjeurned: 'Whereas, wo deeply sympathize with Alderman Huron In Ills lie levcment, through tho dcalh of his estimable wife, be it "Resolved. That, out of resnect, to Alderman Huron, this council do now adjourn." Jubilee and plantation songs Is vliat, pleases the mass of the people nod when It Is by the colored folks there Is nothing Unit can equal it for an cvcnlng'sntertalnmont. Thoie is a natural chains In-lhc voice of I he uegio that Is highly pleasing. Come to ihoi opera house Filday night and enjoy the best. Admis sion 2,'i and iru. In Police Court. John Dee and Ed Long are boarding wltli Recoider Kdes for live days on account of druiikc:inc.ssi Fcllclon Victor was ariested for roaming the streets at an caily hour this morning. Ho Is a Fienciimaii and claims to be bound for French prairie where he has work. Don' fall to hear tho Ouruka Col ored male quartet at the -opera hou-o Friday night in their original Clilncio song. Every lover of music can enjoy u humorous darkey song of tlio old plantation kind, and m Kd wards' Tennessee students can causo initio laugh. General admission 2.1c.. Hack seats In gallery I Be- Auspices of Y M.C. A. Nnw Yoitic, Aug. 17. EmlllnoO. Reynolds, a young iiniuartled woman, about 21 years of age, was found mur dered In the Orat.d hotel, at Twenty first street and Broadway, this city, today. Her death had evidently re sulted from repeated blows on the bead with a piece of lead pipe. Tlic crime had been committed some time between midnight and ,1 o'clock this morning, but the police have not as yet been able lo dcllnltely determine whether the motive was one of rob- bsry or otherwise, though they are Inclined to the former belief. After some hours of Investigation and upon statements given by.thc mother of the dead girl. Dr. Samuel J. Kennedy, a young dentist of this city, wasarrested and Is being held on suspicion of the murder. The fact that not only the murdered woman was robbed, but another robbery was committed on the same Moor, Incline the police to the belief that the woman was killed lu an attempt to prevent the robbery. The gill, who was 20 years of age. entered the lintel, accompanied by a man, who registered as E. E. Max well and wife, and was shown a room. Later the girl was seen walking with a mar. apparently "15 years of age. Aimut 7 0'ciock tlio couple ler'. the hotel, but the time of return is not known. The girl's mother says her daughter had drawn $.'100froui the bank in t lie afternoon, and was to u-e part of it in having work done on her teeth, Theodore Vail, chief of police of Atlanta, who occupied' a room next to the girl's, said ho was nibbed or $180 during the nlgnt. The case Is a very mysterious one, and the police have no clue A search of the clothing of the woman was made and revealed a check on the Garlielil National bank for 81:1,000, made out to "Emma Rey nolds" and signed by "Dudley John-sou.'-' At tlio bank It was said Sthat the check was no good. Nine dollars In hills was found under the woman's corset. One of tho diamond earrings was found, hut the right car showed tliat the othcrcarring had been oughly torn away. He Was Authorized to Quit Manila by Permission of His Government. Madiud, Aug. 17. Sagasta, on leaving the palace this afternoon, de nied that Blanco and other generals were opposing the government's policy. It Is now known the govern ment knew yesterday that Manila capitulated on Saturday, after Gen eral Jaudcmcs had turned ovcr-thc command anil Augustln had been au thntlzcd to quit his post and embark on j foreign warship for Hong Kong. Manila apparently capitulated be cause of lack of food, the population and garrison havlngsulTcrcd the great est privations. m . . Delaware Poisoning Mystery. Dovr.n, Del-, Aug. 17. There were no additional developments in the di rection of a clearing of the mystery surrounding the death of (x-Reprc-sentatlve Pennington's two daugh ters, Mrs. J. P. Dunning, formerly of San Francisco, and Mrs. J. I. Deanc, of this city. The first steps in obtain ing an analysis of the candy were taken, when a portion was placed in the hands of Slate Chemist, Wolfe, at Newark, Del. A report was in circulation that there was a doubt about the. candy having been mailed in San Francisco. This is erroneous. There is no doubt, whatever. The package bears the postmaik nf that office. The box did not, corneas third-class matter, but, was mulled at, letter-rate postage, hence the use of t lie postolllce mark, which It is understood is not usually placed on mail matter stamped with the lower rates. At the coroner's Inquest this morn ing Dr. Wolfe, slate chejnlst, of Del aware college, testllled that lie bad analyzed three pieces; of the candy sent to Mrs. Dunning, and found that It contained large quantities of arsenic. One piece of the arsenic, he stated, was as large as a pea, and he added that there was enough or the poison in the three pieces of candy to kill four persons. The Jury rendered a verdict of death from pnis'in at tlio hands of some per.-ons unknown. WAR NOT NDEDll VI . -jj n, funeral clearance sale Our war on prices is noT enucu, & closed Saturday, but this week we will offer special drives in various lines, Only a few left. Our 8, 9 aiul 10c wash goods all go 5c, c All our lawns, dimities, lappets, Swisses, organdies, etc. 15 18 d 20c values at 10c the yard, :C Ladle's sleeveless vesls at 4c, a good value at 8c, Large line in all colors, 12 1-2 Camping blankets in eray, white and V-cuna, good values at G7c 88c, $1,15 and $1,35, M I 1 m MD II GOODS 11 U 11 u JUST RBCBIYBD I If you are after bargains call on us, Vllu I t Commercial St cP The Bargain House of Salem The.stato authorities ill Investigation tomorrow. begin On III I lHu Tan Shoes And Oxfords Are the proper thing to wear dm In the summer tveather, Ours are nearly all gone and lo mako a clean sweep wo will mako dis count of 2i per cent no nil our tan tilioes uud oxfords during tho month or August. Step lively now before your size Is -old out. 14 ofl, Summer Underwear, Wo have the lust stock In Salem, Wo havo a good assortment yet. Ladles1 summer sulU, l" cents. Ladles' vesta 6 to &0 conts, Mon's utulersullH Miiud W) rents.' Chil dren's all nIu's uud prices, K. & O. 0OHSET8, I.'VIILMIJ W A 1CIV ' IRON CLAD HUSR, tl KIDULOVKS. KAKT IRON SOX, STAN DA 111) PATTRUNN. WILLIS BROS, it CO, j.kh dry aoensXNisui: Septemlvtr Vttttulurd ."" iiciw Tn, Almost an Accident. Almost an accident is the substance of many news Items In some of our papers but there is no accident aimut tlio popularity of Geo. Ilros. loo meals Everyone cats theni, .p Mrs. E. Y. CIium", tho secretary of the Emergency Corps, received letters of thanks from Capt. Relley and Lieut. Rutenlcof Mattery 11. Tuesday expressing the thanks of the battery for tho supplies Kent them a row days ago. lias Lost His Ciown, While Alphnnso may lose his crown the Salem public- will never cmsent to Iomi their La Coiona lOo cigars. Try I hem. I Canned Meats, Canned Vegetables, Pork and Beans, Condensed Milk, Condensed Soups, and in fact everything for comfort in camp life, of SONNEMANN The Grocer, 124 Stato at Telephone SI Havana Tranquil. Havaiia, Aug. 17 The city lemalns entirely tranquil. Everybody has rcsuui'.d his ordinary duties, and all arc thinking only of how to u-covej something of what has -been lo-u. Conservative natives, and particularly Spanish residents, realize the neces sity of such-steps as will save the social Inlcrests of the island, avoid future Insuireetlons, and prevent a complete annihilation of the wealth partly saved from revolution and war. There Is no agitation. The report that an attempt was made lo shoot the Mrltlsh consul is entirely without foundation. 8ome Summer Cute ! 20 per cent reduction on all tan shoes, 20 per cent reduction on oxfords, 'Si per cent reduction on gray ciumled ware. When you recall that our rauket prices to begin with arc mgoli lower than regular, you will understand that our cut prices mean au Immense saving. Murdered. St. Louts, Aug. 17. A telephone message from St. Anlolne, III., says that Hon. W. W. Wall ex-state t-en- atoraud a prominent, hanker and real estate dealer of that city, was .shot and killed yesterday afternoon. A coalman named Schadlclch, a tenant of Willi's, Is charged with tho crime, The shooting arose over a trivial matter. A later message says thai three men were Implicated In the murder. A special train with officers and bloodhounds on board has left Llchheld ror thesceue of the murder, where the excitement Is 'great. Not Shot. Washington. Aug. 1". A Marin ette (Wis,) dlspatcn slated a few dais ago that Alex La Duke, a private of the Second Wisconsin volunteers, had been court marthiled and shot for killing another, soldier during a drunken quarrel lit Ponce. Mrlgadler Qcncral Gllmuro cables that this was au error, La Duke being sentem-ed to life Imprisonment. m6a6asu&SgB&SiGB&&ffiBh&BZ , MlvV.-- s, !SSggSsg;?ggggs? NEW MACHINERY BUILDING, Contract to be Let This Af ernoon by Sec. Gabnelson, The bids for the new machinery building at the state fair grounds were opened today at al 2 p. m. and the contract will be let to the lowest bidder this afternoon. The building Is to be an addition to the old machinery hall Oust west of the pavilion and is to be 45x0.") feet. It is to be finished on or lefore Sept. 12, ; or ten days upforo the fir opens. Following is a list of contractors, .submittlng'bids and the amount of their calculatien: A. W. Dennis $343 00 F. 15. Southwlck :il9 80 H.M. Hummer 293 00 John Gray 3G0 00 R. T. Denham 315 00 Moores & Gilliam 457 20 The lowest bidder satisfactory to tlio management will get, the con tract and work will lie commenced at once, t--i - Arrived at Ponce. WAStiiNOTON, Aug. 17. Late last night Adjutant-General Corbln re ceived a cablegram announcing the arrival at Ponce of the transport has been a sulferer from Alamo, having on board General Fred le wd intelligence was not alto. D. Grant and stalfand a part of the First Kentucky, commanded li Col. nnel Castlein.in. iJbtfk If 6 fi3V6 h iWfew Y?SrJL 11V 111 I V ijBjwr iiriUvuU ! crlySWfe we Vnt;nB,,MrP"Ja"! 11 '"? " "'Hlncss as It should In our line of hud .V " l""""K "J ''(-' po-U)le wallVaapeKr(:r0()mandlf,Wre''t Prlcr. See what we are doing BUREN St 248 Commercial Mreet. near State. be. coming in HAMILTON. DIED. IIROWX-At Portland Tuesday Au gust Hi. J. Henry Ilrown of asthma. Mrs. I). L. Matheny, of this ci.,y, this morning recciied a telegram nun roruami of me death of-her brother Mr. J. Henry Ilrown, whe is wen Known lu Salem. Mr. i!mu,n asthma and Odered Out, Santiaho, Aug. 17.-Shaf(cr lies ordeied the Second Volunteer regi ment of Immuncs to leave the city an 3 take up camp In tho hills. The men havo indulged In liquor and their acts havo yergcij on license. To relieve Hits unruly regiment, Shaftcr Ipis or dored the Eighth Illinois volunteers (colored) Into quarturs in the city. llgures and you can do your own Some line ones for handkerchiefs. When It's In our ad It's so. Our prices aro all marked lu tpl.ilu limning on discounts. NKW Val laces, l8o doreu yards up, Hair nets for overy one. Hop gloves and harvest gloves for men and women, Sweaters from 4flo up. Good heavy worsted ones at IsSc. THOSK MIKE MARGAINS.-Twoiuoro of thoiii HnappeTl Some wheels only i-llghlly used at big saying In prices, up Friday Lumps from $1.00 up that'll keep policemen a block away from you. Want to Repair Cable. "hono Koncj, Aug. 17,-Officlals of the Manila Cable Company here urn anxiously awaiting permission to re pair It aid and a cable steamer Is now at Singapore uwulllugl lust met Inns. Big Fire in Russia. St, PirratSHUKo. Aug. 17. In the great lire at Kljni Novgorod, north east or Moscow, t lie city wu'kliniise was destroyed. Thirteen bodies round In (he ruins. Many of the inmates are unaccounted for. t , ' ii i iarrTnnr-jiiLjimiMjiiiBjj. WIGGINS' BAZAAR ! RACKET l'ltlOUS. Senttnced. VANCOOVint, R. C.,Aug,l7. Marsh all S. Van Alsltne, .former resident of Saratoga, Cal.,convlated of bigamy, ha tieon sentenced to ten iiiouthaj Imprisonment. Right in Front of Their Eyes. On tho faces of contented people you will see a pair or iny spectacles. Happy, because- tho Irainesare fitted properly and the lenses absolutely correct. lf your eyes are falling In any way consult me u costs you nothing. CH. HINGES, D.R., Expctt optician. Mew location, 2fu Commercial street. 3 donr bouth or posloniee. gciner unexpected. He died yester day and will probably ,e brought to Salem for Interment. Mrs, Matheny left for Portland today and will re turn wllli the remains this evening. UIs.?ii!nt Ul,e I,oor f!,rm north or Saleiii.Tutsday Aug. m, j, i u.U from near Turner. ' The remains will he taken tn Tur ner fnr uurliil by the brother or the deceased. HOTEL WILLAMETTE h Among arriyalHoday wero follow- W. P Lord, ISaleiii It n nv,tn Portland! .Til if-'. ... "".. l "tll.P, -- - .'iiiim.ii'iin i-i t ,-, I.- Mirinan, C ilcaeo- W l ,:"" Pertland: Mrs s it r Kcar,'i;i'. Burned Up His Fences. A hie was started on tho rami or Peny La Pallet ton Mission llottoui Tuesday by some person attempting to bum out a bee tree. The lire spread to a lot or dry brush and rrom there to the htulihlc I'elds, burning the fences and stubble on tlio farm. The energetic elTorts or u scoie of neighbors ami he timely shirting of the wind saved a larft'cpile of staked grain, besides several stacks or mi threshed grain, 'vajrssiISM1BSjBiBrs TEA MATTING FREE Insane, ' . Loveless. )f Lake county, aged lo vo.-ira n..,c ,j .!,.., """"y commuted in J,: PJkiDBton and Doug Mlnto f m,i " p' Iu lralt today foi Chicago. They will combine buainS andeasurploranlndeflnltelengu Please Notice, nnrelallTnbulks.r,!J,W0 ""I sell 0-ring ..Mr lii,ckci,lent Mhiui it tr c- WDJ:7ff MiEsoun. 171 Loiiiiuerolal fct. AUiI?NKWitt' BBLD BY ti i Tn it n iii gin :s?a.x:s iw mmi Yon Hja Ahwn Banphl &f fimitU "tBrt of To every person iii wisues ii ror a bonnet In the hop yard, by purchasing at our store colfees, teas, spices, extracts etc., to the amount or CO cents or over. YOKOJIOMA TEA STORF. louget tickets the " 'Ulllti trsirstasatBsjfsjjvji Our New Building. COMfi AND S3EB US Shingles, Shingles, Lath, Lath, Fire Clay, Fire rick, Lime and Oment. Eto, Eto Toinw iteascnable. Now la tlia limo for aryera. D. a. DENTLnY & CO 314 Tiont al. StMwuor. toJatem ,m,HOverofnl COf ml feltei,.