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DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL, SALEM, OREGON, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1000.
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eople Who Have Taken Poi
son First and Looked at
Chicago, Oct. 11. An interesting
nipllatlon showing the number of
rsons killed or Injured In the Unl
et States In a year from accidents
suiting from the use Of misuse of
edicines and poisons, has Just been
tied from the offices of the press
mmitee qf the Proprietary associa-
n. The figures were " compiled
m newspaper accounts of accl-
ts of this nature in all parts of
e country the reports being fur-
shed by six of ihe largest press
Ipplng bureaus In the United
During the twelve months, from
uly 1, 1905 to July 1, 19QG, 204S
cldents wesulted from ,tho misuse
f medicines and poisons, and of
lese accidents S92 were fatal. Car-
ollc aclde figured In 45G cases, of
hlch 18G were fatal; and holds the
disputed first place among drugs
nd poisons as an agent of Injury
ml death. It was Involved in 22. 2G
er cent of all the cases recorded,
nd 20. 85 per cent of all deaths.
t was the cause of ton times ns
mny accidents nnd nine times ns
lany deaths as all of the hundreds
bf patent medicines.'
Of the 20 IS accidents. 11G2, or
ifi.92 per cent of the whole number,
bsulted In carelessness In handling
poisons of vnrlous kinds, ranging
troni carbolic acid to shoe polish.
the remaining SS6 accidents result
id from the misuse of medicines,
Ind of these 49 cases were attributed
'patent medicines," the other S37
lelng due to medicines usually pro-
rrlbed by physlelHiis. These medl-
pnes are chargeable with 40. S7 per
unt of all the accidents, and 52.47
Ier cent of all the deaths, while to
patent medicines" are attributed
.39 per cent of all of the accidents,
nd 2.35 per cent of all of the fa-
The newspaper clippings on which
lis tabulation (which is tho first of
s kind covering a full year) was
ased, show a great variety of accl
onts resulting from carelessness In
lie handling and use of poisons nnd
medicines. As already stated enr-
lollc acid leads with 4SG accidents
Ind 1SG deaths; morphine Is charged
Hth 193 cases and 143 deaths:
itidnnum with 135 cases and 5G
leaths; Btrychnlne tablets with 95
ases nnd G5 deaths; wood alcohol
Ith SI cases and 70 deaths; arsenic
Ith GO enses and 27 deaths; chloro-
Iirin with 51 cases and 30 deaths,
ad all patent medicines with 49
iscs and 21 deaths.
In no single case does It appear
hat medicines of nny kind caused
Ieath or Injury when taken In tho
rescribed doses. It was only when
irectlons were disregarded, or the
ledlclno left within the reach of
hlldren, or used by mistake that
ecldent resulted. Medicines and
olsons left within tho reach of chil
dren were tho cause of a large pro-
'ortlon of tho accidents, some of
"hlch were chargeable to articles of
pally household use. For Instance,
accidents and 7 deaths wore
taused by fly poison being left where
Wilos could get it; 14 children
Brank gasolene, and In 10 cases chil
dren swallowed turpentine. Wash
ing powder, bluing, washing soda,
penzlne. soldering acid, stove polish,
shoe polish, prlnters,"ink, ant poison,
I'ollshlng fluid, picture gilding, and
piosquito poison all contributed their
uota of victims.
The treat matte4.
toolhUn tad bttltel Hah
Kincr Cactus Oil
I fHfri&r care can. tfnUt, trait, 4
r. tl)lnt.lrw UtM,aM4 ad.
L artita Mir cut on animals. aini I
m uiti jm,, muc, Uek. aaa all hurl
V IMn Aa ksaa
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" W. FDTKAM CO-
135 Nertk OmnhhW
I One baby was killed by putting In
its mouth n poultice that had fallen
from a boll on Its father's neck, and
another, sitting on its father's lap
found in his pockets some strychnine
tablets which it ate. while the father
dozed, with fatal results. Lye In
some form was responsible for 57
accidents, mostly to children, and
was fatal In 16 cases. One promi
nent physician went to his medicine
chest In the night to get a cough
syrup for himself, and took carbolic
acid Instead; another phyisclan took
three times the regular dose of
acetanillde; nn undertaker's assist
ant drank embalming fluid in mis
take for whiskey, and nn editor,
looking for the same thing, got n
dose of mosquito poison instead.
Not a few persons looking for whis
key In the dark got the wrong
Four luckless Individuals who
drank bay rum as a beverage, lost
their lives, nine persons were killed
by drinking Florida water, 24 chil
dren were made, sick by eating cas
tor beans, the misuse of ordinary
flavoring extracts Injured eight per
sons, nnd several persons were In
jured because a cook mistook arsenic
for baking powder. One man drank
a preparation of borax intended for
spraying fruit trees, and 37 persons
took corrosive sublimate by mistake.
These cases are fairly representative
of the entire number.
Tho tabulation includes several
cases where yie wrong medicine was
administered by trained nurses, and
a few cases where medicines Intend
ed for inhalation was swallowed, and
In practically every case the careless
ness of some one was responsible for
the Injury done. A strong move
ment has been started to secure pub
licity for tho Information Included
in tho tnbluation, in tho hope that
by having their attention .called to
the great number of accidents' that
occur annually, parents will exer
cise greater care In keeping medi
cine and poisons out of the reach of
children and also in taking medi
cines themselves, or administering It
to others without being absolutely
sure that they have tho right medi
cine and are taking, or administer
ing, the correct quantity.
Tho Potato Crop Outlook.
New York Oct. 11. Now that the
potato crop has almost matured, n
reliable estimate can be made as to
tho yield compnred with previous
years. Thoush tho month of August
brought no Improvement In tho pros
pect of the crop genernlly It Is fort
unate that blight Is not genernl,
though rather serious in Michigan,
Colorado, Ohio. New York and the
New England stntes. Wisconsin nnd
Minnesota have also been visited by
the disease but not to such an extent
ns the states mentioned. In the
heavy potato growing districts of the
north western states conditions are
quite Irregular. In Wood county,
Wis., early tubers are yielding In
differently nnd thero are fair pros
pects for the late crop and on the
whole the acreage and yield this sea
son will be below -the last. In Fond
du Lao and Wnshura growers are
estimating that the yield will fall
short of last year by 20 per cent but
in Sauk county the prospects nro
quite encouraging. In a few sections
of Minnesota less than average yield
Is promised but elsewhere In that
state the situation. Is fairly good.
Accounts from tho territory east of
Ohio show variable conditions yet
fairly promising. In .New York where
blight is not prevalent potatoes are
developing reasonably well while the
Southern New England crop Is Indlff
ferent. This statement also applies
to New Hampshire and . Vermont,
but Aroostook county, Me., a very
Important producer Is bringing an In
creased acreage to good maturity.
In connection with probabilities of
potato imports Into the United States
during the coming winter and spring.
The recent British , government re
port on tho crop thero may have
some weight. It gtatesthat the pros
pect for tho 1906 United Kingdom
potato yield Is somewhat above the
average. . '
Well-Known Writers Assist Charity.
New York, Oct. 11. At the New
York county fair in Madison Square
Garden tonight was set aside aa
rfVrlters Night" and there assembled
any well known newspaper, maga
zine and general writers, Mrs.
Clarence Burns, president of tho
Little Mother Aid assocltlon, for
which tho event is a benefit was
present and explained that the asso
ciation ha as Its charges more than
500 children of the poorest tene
ment districts in tho city, who are
unable to attend public schools. The
committee of writers who received
tho members of tho assocltlon, and
tko little waifs who attended the
gardes. Included Anna Steeae Rlch-
ardsoa, chairman; Roy W. Card el I;
Alias Sasgree: Walter St. Denis,
Kama De 2onae. Martin Green,
Alice Rohl, Barton Browne, Dorothy
RltharcUoB, leaae D. White, A. Jbha-
son, Roland Burke Hennessy, Albert
Pnson Terhuno nnd cartoonists T.
Powers and Gene Carr.
Western Molilalia Fair.
Missoula, Mont., Oct. 11. The In
spection of live stock exhibits at tho
Missoula fair took place today. After
the inspection there -was a parade of
road horses at tho fair grounds and
around tho track and a parade of
live stock in front of tho grand
stand. Two attractions that greatly
helped to swell the attendance wero
a one mile ladies' driving race limit
ed to ladles of the Bitter Root and
Frenchtown valleys and a balloon
ascension and parachute leap. In tho
agricultural hall In the afternoon
there was an Interestingly apple
packing contest. Tho award of pre
miums also took place today. Tho
western Montana fair which has been
organized with a view to showing
forth the advantages of Flathead,
Sanders, Ravalli and Missoula coun
ties Una proved to bo an unqualified
Intcrrstiiig Masonic Relics.
The Oregon City Enterprise tolls
nn Interesting story of the recent re
moval temporarily of the records
from the cornerstone of the 'Masonic
temple In that city. Tho putting In
of a new front In the building made
It necessary to disturb tho corner
stone. The records were plnced In
the bank valut for safe keeping while
the changes were being made. Some
of the papers In their 20 yenrs' burial
had become somewhat discolored as
water had gained entranco to them.
The orlglnnl papers whero again
plnced In tho cornerstone and now
are hermetically senled. Tho present
lodge, Multnomah No. 1, was Insti
tuted In 1S47, receiving Its charter
from the grand lodgo of Missouri.
One of the relics of tho lodgo Is an
old horsohldo trunk that crossed tho
plains In 1S47, In which their char
ter came and which they havo now
In their lodge rooms.
New York, Oct. 11. The Rev. Dr.
H. K. Carroll, secretary of tho Meth
odist Missionary society, who Is
known ns a Methodist statistical!, Is
compiling some Interesting tables.
These show that Ohio contains more
Methodists thnn any other state or
territory and that tho smallest num
ber are more than 1,800,000 Meth
odists. These are ns follews: Ohio,
313,138; Pennsylvania, 309,122;New
York, 2S7.8G2; Illinois, 225.2CG; In
diana, 203,307; Iowa, 152,200;
Michigan, 114,220; Now Jersey,
105,529, nnd Knnsns, 104,358.
Bnsed upon tho number of Meth
odist communications in proportion
to the population, Delewnro is tho
most Methodist stnto In tho Union,
having one Methodist to every nine
persons, Maryland has ono to thir
teen, Ohio ono in fourteen, Indiana
one In fifteen, nnd West Vlrglnln ono
In eighteen. The center of tho Meth
odist population in tho country Is,
according to Dr. Carroll. In Ohio
near Waynesfleld, southeast of Limn.
Philadelphia Mining Dividend.
Nevada, Oct. 11. All sharehold
ers of the Tonopah Mining company,
of Novada, on record yesterday will
receive a regularly quarterly dividend
of 25 cents a share o.n tho stock and
an extra dividend of 10 cents a slinro
payable on the 20th of tho month.
That is just wjiat you are
doing when you fail to get reg
ular and sufficient sleep. Your
body requires this unconscious
'period for repair work; with
out it your nerve energy be
comes exhausted, and you are
tired, worn-out, nervous, ex-f
citable; have headache, neu
ralgia, indigestion, 'poor appe
tite, or oiher ailments caused
by a lack of nerve force. Make
it your business to sleep. If
you are restless, take
Dr. Miles' Nervine; it soothes
and strengthens the nerves,
and brings sweet, refreshing,
life-giving sleep, and gives the
organs power to work natur
ally. Try it to-day.
"I fcmd a ever emU of fever, "which
left nilfii ttorwiak condition and
ywt nervous I had evro peu of
ceadach and neuralgia, and could
alMP but yory Utile. Every effort that
naa mada to recover mr atrenatJa iaa
oX no avail until X betas takln Or.
JlUea' UatanUlva Nerrlac. After I
commenced to tako the Kerrtaa ray
oJee wu profu&4 as& rtatful. and
the pabui In my head, aa ireM the
neurelfl pataa, Wt t a oarUI
Kl lerytoa Ava BevMe. IB
Dr. Mile NervlM k aM by your
etoMUt. who wW guaraittM that tha
Smhettla W heC If laHa, h
MUm Medical Co., Elkhart, Id
Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription
f GHf1"1, '""et'ns tontc Impart
Ing health and sircncth In particular
o the organs distinctly feminine. The
related to the general health thnt when
diseases pf the delicate womanly organs
arc .cured tho whole body gains In hSlth
JS.1 Ftrc,nBth. For weak and sickly
?,.?IVn-wll..?ro "worn-out," "run-down"
or debilitated, especially for women who
work in store, office or schoolroom, who
sit at the typewriter or sowing machine,
or bear heavy household bunions, and for
ni"1"? .mot lr. Pierce's Favorite
Prescription has proven a priceless
benefit because of its health-restoring
anil strength-giving jtowcrs.
i " "fining aim strengthening nerv
ine. "Javorto Prescription" is un
equaled and is invaluable in allaying and
jubdulng nervous excitability, irrltabll
.ty, nervous oxhaustka, "nervous prostra
ilS; ,V,.V.r!llFllV hysteria, snasras, chorea,
or M. Itus's dance, and other distressing
nervous symptoms commonly attendant
upon functional and organic disease of
the womanly organs, ltlnducos refresh
ing sleei and relieve mental anxiety and
Cures obstinate cases, "Favorite Pro
scription " Is a posltivo cure for tho most
complicated and obstinate cases of "fo
nialo weakness," painful periods, irregu
larities, prolapsus or falling of tho polVlc
organs, weak back, bearing-down sensa
tions, chronic congestion, Inflammation
Dr. Pierce's medicines are made from
harmless but cfliclent medical roots
found growing In our American forosts.
The Indians know of the marvelous cura
tive value, of some of thoo roots and Im
parted that knowledge to somo of tho
friendlier whites, and gradually somo uf
tho more progresslvo physicians xamo to
test and uso them, and over slnco they
havo grown in favor by reason of their
superior curative virtues and tholr safe
and harmless qualities.
Your druggists sell tho "Favoiutk Phk
Bcmi'Tio.v"and also that famous altera
tive blood purifier and stomach tonic, tho
"Golden Medical DiscovKnr." Wrlto
to Dr. Pforco about your case. lie Is an
experienced physician and will treat your
case as confidential and without chargo
for correspondence Address him at tho
Invalids llotel and Surgical Institute,
Buffalo, N. ..o( which ho is chief con
That when you are using
you are using the best
made right here at home.
C. M. EPPLEY
A MATTER OP ABSORBING
Lies behind that of tho approaching
Thanksgiving. and that is tho lum
ber question. During tho Wintci
tho supply is nlways uncortaln, but
by ordering of us before cold weather
comes you can be sure of having
your wants filled. Wo aro ready to
supply any kind of lumber you need.
OOODAIiE LUMBER CO.
To Newport and Yanulnn, Which to
People Wishing to Enjoy Nature
Beauties, Prove so Popular Sal
mon Fishing in Full Blast.
Tho low round trip rates, season
and tbree-day in effect from all
points on tho S. P. and O. & B. rail
roads to 'Newport and Yaqulna dur
ing the summer, which have proved
bo popular with the people wishing
to view the beauties of nature and
regain health and strength at that
magnificent resort, havo been ex
tended from September 30th to Oc
tober IStb. Tickets will be good for,
return at any time up to and In
cluding October 31, 1906.
The months ot September and Oe
tober are the favorite ones at the
seaside, when harvest and hopplek
Ing la aver.
Fineat Salmoa Fishing la the North
will he la full blast. Houaea can he
reaU4 cheaply and living expeuea
are at a e4Iura. Ample hotel ae
comaoaatleai for all at loir raUe.
Through baggage aad ticket ar
raBgeweata ms aa dariag the im
Ber will k la efteet. Fall iafena
tioa oa applkaUoa to B. P. er O. X.
We have all the latest styles in Hats at
prices within the reach of all. .JLargest
assortment of hats to choose from in
the city. J
Our workmanship is the best and is
guaranteed to give satisfaction.
OUR PRICES ARE THE LOWEST
i ROSTEIN &
298-300 Commercial St.
JL OJu JDJCjO JL
Is what the people want, and A. L. HARVEY
Knows that wnnt. Ills grocery lino Is always complete, nnd ho
doesn't handlo any other. Ills vogotablos aro flrst-clnss.
I A. L. Harvey, & I
Second-hand buggies, wagons
nnd carriages; pay cash for saino.
Wo nlso have room to store about
100 buggies for the winter.
Pohle & Bishop
Corner of Liberty and Ferry
Btreets, Snlom, Or, 10-3-lm
GOLDSMITH'S "HAUNCH OF
that ho lauded must havo been, the
plcturo of our fine logs of prime
lamb and mutton.
"Tho haunch wns a picture for pnlnt
ers to study,
Tho fat was so Whlto nnd the lean
was so ruddy."
Export judgos of prime and Juicy
mentB aro nlways delighted with tho
choice cuts that we sond to tholr or
der from our stock of flno meats. Wo
handlo nothing but tho best. -
E. O. CROSS
Two cars of bet Star A Star Codar
Have you tried Malthold Roofing or
P. & B. Building Paper!
Woven Wire Fencing of all kinJs
Fence Foitt, Gates, Gate Hardware
and 8erecn Doori.
250 Court St.. Salem, Or.
Special sale, silk, fancy goods,
embroidery, lace, gents' and ladle'
furnishing goods, wraps, coata, pasta
and suits, trunks, mattings and blan
kets. We make up new line of
wrappers, watita, white underwear,
Everything going at loweet priee.
Huie Win Sang Co.
346 Court ft., Sale, Or.
I !I IflllfH fflMttWKftTH FEIWLEl
ami imwa Ti fill. s.J.1 (tniiwtiihik.
Spent wlsoly Is tho source of much
satisfaction. Why not spond a little t
of It wlsoly now buying grocorloa ot
Baker, Lawrence & Baker
Succoesora to Ilarrltt ft Lawrence.
Wild Rose Flour
$1.00 Per Sack
Only Flour sold In Salem that la
If you uso Wild Rose, you will not
havo sticky bread.
FOR SALE AT ALL GROCERS
Southern Pacific TJruo Card, Effective
Saturday. Ave. 18,
Toward Portland Train Arrives.
No. 10 5:30 a. in., Oregon ex
No. 14 8:23 a. ra., CoJ.ta.ge Grove
No. 12 4;40 p. tn Oregon ex
No. 222 11:18 a. in.," through
fast freight. r . -
No. 226 lljBB a.jw.,ilocal .way
freight. Departa 12:45 p. ta.
Toward Bar Francisco.
No. IB 10:56 p. m California
No. 13 6:23 p. m Cottage Grore
No. 11 10:38 a. ., California
Ne. 226 11:25 a. m local war
freight, Departa at 11:55 a. a.
No. 221 -3:20 a. ia through fast
Brlrk fwrnWiwl In large or tmU
quAHtltlMu. Preeaed brick made to
order. Yard ea State Street, south
HALKM BKICK YARD
A. A. BUXTON, Pre.