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THREE GREAT ISSUES
Continued from Firj-t I'age.
pacity for production in the factories,
while the agricultural interests already
have a limit to capacity for production
iv nature's restriction as to quantity of
The downward tendency in prices for
manufactured commodities, like a river,
may be interfered with for awhile, but
only for a time: for in nature's funda
mental laws in written man's destiny,
and that destiny is none other than
what would be expected by the wise in a
fur-seeing and beneficent creator.
Trusts generally are not formed to
raise prices, but seek their profits in
economy in centralization of manage
ment, in the gradual increase in the de
mand and in restricting capacity for
production. Of course, there are ex
ceptions. Hut nature in her fundament
al laws has the remedy, and among
those laws will not be found merely de
nunciation of trusts by the democratic
Today comes word that local passenger
fares in this Htate are reduced by the
.Northern Pacific and the Great North
ern railroad companies to three cents
per mile, one of the effects of their pros
perous condition. With time, other
changes will come probably.
The republican party with its conser
vatism and financial policy can be
better relied upon to bring about desir
able changes than a party of radicalism.
A radical party always has its hands
full attending to the questions arising
from experimentation. Bryan may be
an orator and a politician, but he cer
tainly is no. a statesman. He must be
a politician when he can yoke together
a free silverite who wants to help the
mining industry of silver and the green
backer who has no need of either silver
or gold mines. Bat if in power, how
can he help the silver mining industry
and meet the expectations of the green
backer, who would throw out of employ
ment every miner and stop a single ma
chine from being made for the purpose
of use iv connection with mining. Bryan
ism is certainly inconsistency personi
fied. Hut his hype for the presidency is
a forlorn one.
Demagogy of Free Silverisni.
The reason probably why free ami un
limited coinage of silver at the ratio of
sixteen to one is particularly objection
able to New York state, regarded as the
pivotal state, is because of her yast
commercial interests, which demand a
stable currency, situated as she is to
command the commerce from Europe
and that of this great industrial coun
try. That fret- and unlimited coinage of
silver at the ratio of sixteen to one is
particularly obnoxious to New York is
seen in the overwhelming majority that
state gave to AicKinley, although for
years it had oscillated between the two
great parties. The democracy of New
York realizes that with a radical plank
of free silver at the ratio of sixteen to
one in the democratic national platform
defeat is inevitable, and, therefore, is
pleading for the ratio of sixteen to one
to be left out of the plank. What argu
ment has Bryan used for the particular
ratio of sixteen to one? None, save and
except that long ago that ratio was
maintained. But has he not told us
that the present price of silver is largely
due to the demonetization thereof by
the nations? If that be so, then there
never can be a return by this nation
back to the conditions prevailing when
that ratio was maintained, unless thin
nation procure international bimetal
ism. So what we want him to show is
that his ratio can be maintained with
out international bimetalism.
Bryan assumes two things in his
argument for free silver: First, that
thereby the volume of money would in
crease, and that prices would rise; and,
second, that the ratio of sixteen to one
could be so maintained that both gold
and silver would circulate side by side.
No proof or argument whatever has he
adduced in support of these assump
tions, other than that, without free sil
ver, the dollar is put above the man.
Great reasoner, he.
But the people have had enough of
demagogy aud promises. What they
want now is substantial guarantees.
The republican party declared for the
gold standard, and when placed in
power enacted it into law and thereby
conclusively showed that all the prophe
sies of dire disaster of such a policy pre
dicted by Bryan were false; for, instead
of disaster, prosperity came. Who this
year will be scared into voting for the
democratic party by Bryan prophesies
and his bugbears and hobgoblins? Sure
ly, do republican who sees the grand
ship of state sailing calmly under the
statesmanship of William McKinley and
his compeers. The cry of plutocracy
will be in vain.
Crocodile Tears for Porto Kicane.
The democratic party is abroad weep
ing for the poor Porto Rieans on ac
count of the alleged shameful treatment
of them by the republican party in re
taining lfi per cent of the tariff upon
goods shipped into this country from
that island, although the same is given
to that island for governmental and
educational purpoaes. "Why tax the
poor Porto ttieans?" that party cries.
Bat hafl DOt the democratic party al
ways argued and maintained that the
consumer pays the tariff. Han not that
part; gone before the American people
time and time again declaring that the
cofiminwT paya the tariff? If ho, then
what has the republican party done but
make a clear gift of two millions of dol
lars from thin nation to that island, in
view of the impoverished condition it
was left in by the tyranny of the Span-
Cede i r
Best in town.
$••?!!! per hundred.
Coal and Wood.
CODD & MACKENZIE
Colfax Hardware Bldg.
ish rule, as it was fully realized that a
direct tax upon property meant practi
cally a sale of that property in that
island, bankrupt as it was? I have seen
in this county, and not so long ago, a
time (I believe it waa during the last
democratic reign) when the farms here,
notwithstanding their great fertility,
would many of them have beeu sold for
taxes had not extension after extension
of time been given by the legislature.
To avoid the ruinous policy of depriv
ing the poorer Porto Kicans of their
little homes, this nation, as became a
great and prosperous nation, generous
ly extended its helping hand to those
people in their impoverished condition,
just as it extended its protecting hand
over them to protect them from the
tyranny of that most tyranieal nation,
the Spanish government. That island
now, while formerly compelled to mar
ket her produce in Spain with little, if
any, profit, will have the market of this
country, situated as it is almost along
side of us, and required as she is to pay
only 15 per cent of the tariff. But vvhife
we have a duty to perform to her, we
cannot but recognize that we also have
a duty to perform to ourselves. There
must be some protection to our own
people as against cheap labor. Yet the
democratic party wants the American
people to place every one of these island
ers on the same footing respecting every
thing with the Americans, although pro
testing having the interests of their
"dear people" at heart. I wonder if it
is that, or that they want the offices
again, so that they might, at the end of
their term, leave a busted treasury, as
they did formerly in the recollection of
Dfl all. If they get them, I am thinking
they will have to discourse on some
thing besides the acrobatic qualities of
Wind Mistaken for Wisdom.
Time was when this democratic party
was a great party; but then it had great
leaders. Today wind in Bryan is mis
taken for wisdom. Oratory and speech
is one thing, but wisdom and statesman
ship is another thing. Will the Ameri
can people realize this distinction this
fall? 1 thiuk so, as they seemed to have
realized this distinction four years ago.
And have they any reason to regret
their action in the matter? The repub
licans carried out their pledge as to
their financial policy. A war in the in
terests of humanity and in defense of
the honor of the country has been wisely
and successfully conducted. The last
democratic reign, although peace pre
vailtd, struggled to maintain a treasury,
while the republican party has not only
maintained its treasury, but its honor,
and has conducted a war. The repub
lican party afforded relief to those who
were plunged into bankruptcy during
democratic rule by passing a bankrupt
act. And now a free homes bill has
passed which relieves the farmers on the
reservation in Idaho from paying nearly
two millions of dollars.
Yep, the people will make the same
distinction that they did four years ago.
The presence of a well dressed man with
Biniliag countenance and suavity of
manner and- with wonderful oratorical
powers will not inveigle the farming in
terests, or industrial interests, or com
mercial interests, into support of man
or policy that means uncertainty, un
stability and possible disaster.
I am reliably informed that two ex
county democratic commissioners of
this county, living in the western part
of the county, who have large landed
interests, will be found this year in the
ranks of the republican party working
for its interests. There are others al
ready in those ranks whose faces were
familiar in the councils of other parties.
Where are the old democratic war
horses? Either with the republican
party or endeavoring to shift the base
of their old party's ship from the shoals
where stranded by false, but pleasing
and ambitious, orators. Aaron of old
was the orator, while Mogea was the
statesman. But when Moses went up
into the mountain, the orator Aaron led
the people into false worship. Bryan
ism is a sinking ship. Bryan's wind was
too heavy a squall. E. M. Wak.nkk.
RECORDS FOR THE WEEK.
History of the Transactions in Whit
man County Lands.
United States to Valentine Bartell,
wh nw qr 35 14 45
U S to Amos Morey, nw qr 12 l(i 40
U S to Joseph Stevick, nh sw qr, sw
qr sw qr 1 2 <fc 3 14 14 42.
US to James Angus, wh nw qr &wh
sw qr 22 20 42.
U S to William H Forney, eh nw cir
U S to Thomas 8 Flowers, se qr 11
U S to John C Fowler, wh bw qr 34
L W Moody to Robert R Grow, I 3 M
George T Huffman's ad Tekoa $1000 00
B Livingstone to L H Collins, Bh sw
qr 5 15 46 425 00
Ralph E Smith to Peter Ochs se qr
13 1(5 41. 1000 00
Perry A McConnell to J X Me-
Cornack, nw qr 12 10 45 3200 00
Joseph Canutt to Home S & L Assn,
1 7 8 9 10 b 8 Garden City ad Pull
man 000 00
Amos Morey to Lillis F Smith, nw qr
1216 40 1200 00
Jonathan Johnson to B I, Boatwright
1 8 b 8 Johnson ''L 00
Miles C Moore et al to A F Wood
ward se qr 13 20 44, lease 1-3 crop
Miles C Moore et al to John Lath
rum, leose sw qr 13 20 44 1-3 crop...
Oscar Westerburg to E G Stonebraker
112b 7, Huffman's 2d ad Tekoa.. 1 00
Geo P Faught to Bellus & Case, pt 1 4
b 45, Holbrook's ad Garfield 700 00
Sarah E Clark to J W Clark sh se qr
25 14 45 1 00
Mary J Davis et al to Lafayette Cain,
pt ne qr 28 20 42 250 00
Kuril O Ankerson to J R Wicks n hf
cc qr, sh sw qr, nw grew qr s 22, c
hf a 2114 40 2800 CO
James Hali to George Hall, wh ne &
pt nw qr 8 29, se qr sw qr & pt sw qr
ew qr s 20 12 46 1 00
Joseph Canutt sheriff to 2d Natl
Bank Colfax, ne qr nw qr 10 16 42.. 393 50
R L Nottingham to John W Graham
1 21 b 22 Oakesdale 1500 00
John C Fowler to R J Fisk, wh sw qr
34 20 43 1400 00
Mary L Anderson to Hattie M Hais
ington, 1 8 b 3 Rosalia 50 00
Theresa Bishop to Regina Wieman,
156 78 bll Colton • 500 00
EdwT St. John to James Chase, 1 9
b 8 St John 35 00
James S Chase to L T Lindley, 1 9 b 8
St John 50 00
LTiBN Lindley to A Burrow, 1 9
b S St John 25 00
A & M Folay to Allen Rodecape, 1 9
b 8 St Jehn 25 00 [
Wm T Lloyd to Edw Baker, sh se qr
1717 44 1000 00'
Cora L Sumner to W H Forney, pt
ne qr 12 15 40 10 00
Cora L Sumner to W H Forney, eh
sw qr & 1 34, 7 15 41 1100 00
COLPAX GAZETTE. OOLFAX, WASHINGTON. MAY 25, 1900.
No inferior or impure ingredients are
used in Royal fur the purpose of cheapen
ing its cost; only the most highly refined
Royal Baking Powder imparts that
peculiar sweetness, flavor and delicacy
noticed in the finest cake, biscuit, rolls,
etc., which expert pastry cooks declare is
unobtainable by the use of =any other
Alum is used in making cheap baking powders. Ii
you want to know the effect of alum upon the
tender linings of the stomach, touch a piece to
your tongue. You can raise biscuit with alum
baking powder, but at what a cost to health!
ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO.. 100 WILLIAM ST., NEW YORK.
G W Ehoads to M C Chase, eh sw qr,
wh se qr 31 17 45 3200 00
Harry Cornwell to Jennie E HunttinE;
pt 14 b 4 Brown's ad Colfax . 35 00
Peter Ochs to T J Smith se qr 1310 41 700 00
Valentine Bartle to Netherlands Am
Mtg Bank wh nw qr 35 14 45 500 00
D M Cave to Balfour Guthrie Inv Co
sw qr 34 19 44 1775 00
Belle L Green to Oregon Mtg Co Ld,
1 1 2 & sh ne qr 3 13 45 1500 00
Susie M Pickell to Eleanor T O'Neil,
1 y 10 15 16 & sw qr 3 1G 44 2350 00
J W Clark to S Barghoorn sh se qr
25 14 45 800 00
Albert Iveaney to Oregon Mortgage
Co Ld se qr 11 12 45 IGOO 00
Albert Iteaney to Oregon Mtg Co Ld
cc qr 24 1545 1000 00
Albert Keaney to Oregon Mtg Co Ld
nw qr nw qr s 20, eh ne qr & ne qr
se qr 1915 46 1600 00
Rosa L Beach to Balfour Guthrie Inv
Co sh sw qr 20 1!) 44 £00 00
J R Kennedy to Deming Inv Co, se
qr 12 18 45 GO 30
J X Kennedy to Deming Inv Co, se
qr 12 18 45 GOO 00
W S Gainea to Balfour Guthrie Iny
Co, eh e,w qr 3 19 44 800 00
Win Byrd to C A Leighton, se qr b 20
nw qr s 29 15 42 80 00
Geo V Hume to C A Leighton, pt wf
ne qr 27 17 44 33 00
Lath rum & Brown to C A Leighton,
sh sw qr 10 lo 43 24 00
John Berger to C A Leighton, 1 1 2 sh
ne qr, se qr 4 19 43 90 00
Daniel Frew to C A Grannis, eh nw
■qr, nh sw qr 8 14 45 1200 00
M C Chase to Alliance Tr Co Ld, ne
qr 24 17 41, eh sw qr, wh se qr s 31
17 45 2700 00
Mallis-ne Ingram Sl Joseph Ingram to
Anna Newmeyer, 2-2 crop sh se qr
31 19 43 100 00
J E Muck to Ist Bank Tekoa, 2-3 crop
se qr 9 19 45 155 35
Irwin & Stark to E J Burns, sto-k,
furn & fixt "Nectar"' saloon, Colfax 700 00
Henry L Ppores to A Cohn 2-3 crop
bw qr 21 20 45 261 50
John Harder to H J Welty, house
hold goods in house on se qr 27 14 44 132 00
D M Cave to Balfour Guthrie Inv Co
crop sh 34 19 44 1 00
Thomas W Clagett to 2d Natl Bank
Colfax, crop sh neqr, se qr, sh sw qr
30 19 43, hogs 2110 00
A McNeilly to Aaron Kuhn, 2-2 crop
eh 22 1G 43, 2 3 crop se qr 24 16 42,
crop nw qr nw qr, sh nw qr, neqr
sw qr 22 lti 43 300 00
John Beck to James Cairns, 7 horses. 130 00
Jas D Smith to Ist Natl Bank Colfax
crop nw qr, nh sw qr 18 17 44 481 47
A L Daijgett to Julius Lippitt, 2-3
crop sh se qr, cc qr sw qr s 14, ne qr
nw qr s 23 1G 42 150 00
W S Nave to Nellie Egan, 2 cows, 2
mules 25 00
J C Bigsis to W Macmaßter, crop n hf
s 3 & sh s 34 19 42 344 73
W H Askins to J J Pearsons, 2 horses 100 00
John McMahon to James Cairns, 2
horses harness wagon 65 00
E S Allen to Ist Natl Bank Colfax, 5
cows 25 00
F M & W Gilford to Garfield Hard &
Merc Co, crop ne qr 1 17 45 154 45
A H Lyman to Garfield Hard & Merc
Co, crop nw qr 1 17 45 112 30
H C Clark to Garfield Hard Co 2 3
crop sh sh 28 IS 45 180 07
John Thomas to Chas F Bruihl, horses 200 00
Releases of Mortgages.
Perm Mtg Inv Co to Jos Hinderholtz. 1700 00
Perm Mtg Inv Co to J X Buth'ngton 3000 00
Nellie H Carter to M V.Crabtree 800 00
E Leonard to Henry M Roberts 500 00
Yolliner <fc Scott to J N & Chas Sem
Ist Natl Bank Lewiston to Joseph
L L Stuart to J M Stephens
Equitable S & L Assn to M M & L J
Perm Mtg Inv Co to John j Pearsons 700 00
Oregon Mtg Co Ld to John Prentice. 1700 00
Oregon Mtg Co Ld to W M Chambers
John G Powers to C J Wright 353 00
Bills of Sale.
J T Dobaugh & Co Agt to Henry
Klhik, buggy. 124 25
J L Harris to D S Jenkins, cream
separator 107 00
J T Canady to R P Turnley, 750 bu
wheat, se qr 20 20 42 229 04
J C Riggs to Bank Rosalia, 300 bu
wheat sw qrl9 34 42 60 00
John R Howard to F Bales, crop sh se
qr292044 GO 00
Rlj Huffman to Aaron Kuhn, crop
se qr 15 18 42 1 00
A Keen Clear Brain.
Your beet.feelings, your social position
or business success depend largely on
the perfect action of your Stomach and
; Liver. Dr. King's New Life Pills give
increased strength, a keen, clear brain,
high ambition. A 25 cent box will make
i you feel like a new being. Sold by The
; Elk Drug Store, F. J. Stone, Prop,
Beet heavy lamp chimneys 9o and 12c,
at Economy. See Games c
STRIKERS WERE ENJOINED.
Must Not Interfere With Mail Cars
at St. Louis.
St. Louis, May 19.—0n complaint of
Postmaster BaumhoFT and other em
ployes of the postoffice department,
United States District Attorney Ilozier
today appeared in the United States
district court and asked for an injunc
tion restraining the strikers from inter
fering with the operation of mail cars.
President W. G. Mahon of the Interna
tional Amalgamated Association of
Street Railway Employes, Chairman
Missick of the executive committee of
the local Street Railway Employes"
Union, District Organizer Bryant of the
Street Railway Employes' Association
and 47 others are named in the petition
for the injunction.
When the United States circuit court
was called to order this afternoon Judge
Adams announced that the injunction
prayed for by the United States district
attorney against the strike leaders and
others who are interfering with the run
ning of mail cars in St. Louis would be
The injunction is temporary, and will
stand until the motion for a permanent
injunction is argued on May 2(5.
The injunction is very sweeping, and
grants all that has been asked for in the
motion of United States District Attor
The Strike Situation.
St. Louis, May 19.—The "strike situa
tion is unchanged. So far as can be
learned the St. Louis Transit Company
today has in operation on 14 of the 22
lines composing its system about 150
cars. Eight hundred were in operation
before the strike began. During the past
few days interference by mobs has be
come so general and the casualties re
ported so many that it is stated today
that the authorities will arm the police
officers guarding the cars with shotguns
loaded with buckshot and they will be
instructed to fire into the mobs who at
tempt to interfere with the running of
cars or with the crews in the discharge
of their duties. Nearly 70 employes of
the Transit company, mostly motor
men, have been under surgeons' care
since the strike began.
The labor parade this afternoon was a
success in point of numbers and enthusi
asm, about 7000 being in line. Banners
and transparencies carrying mottos in
dorsing the strike and pronouncing in
favor of a sympathetic movement were
numerous throughout the column,which
marched through many of the downtown
streets between 4 and <> o'clock.
No progress was made today toward
a settlement of the strike.
A. Rich Man's Project.
A rich man's statement that he in
tends to devote almost his entire for
tune to charitable works has aroused
much discussion. This is because it will
accomplish much good. It is a praise
worthy endeavor, but there are many
other agencies which accomplish just as
much good. Take Hostetter's Stomach
Bitters for instance—the great American
remedy. For fifty years it has cured
constipation, dyspepsia and all the ills
which arise from weak digestion. This
medicine will keep the stomach in good
shape and the bowels regular. It is a
wonderful restorative tonic and health
builder. It is also a preventatiye for
malaria, fever and ague. Ask for it,and
insist upon having it. See that a Pri
vate Revenue Stamp covers the neck of
The Whisky Without a Headache.
Wm. Schluting, proprietor of the New
Castle, has just received direct from the
J. W. McCulloch distillery, Owensboro,
Ky., a shipment of the celebrated Gieen
River whisky, the whisky without a
headache. Selected for its purity and
superior quality by the government for
exclusive use in the U. S, army and navy
hospitals. This goods is put up full
measure and is recommended for family
The Bee Hive store has outgrown its
old quarters and removed to the first
door north of Hamilton's drug store.
Bolted corn meal, yellow or white, 10
pounds 25c, at Economy, opposite Ben
nett's. See Games.
Package coffee 13c or 8 for $1 00, at
Economy, opposite Bennet's. See
F. A. Blackstone sells Mason & Ham
lin pianos and organs. The best is the
Colfax's Greatest Store,
The Best News of the I )ay
Unparalleled Values 1 Dress and Apron
in Hosiery Ginghams
Values that surpas* anything and every- A good quality, full width Aj>r..n Check
thins that has been offered in this city. Oingham, m all rize check* and colon
Ladies' fast black Oottou Hone, full iold everywhere for 6sc in thia sale at
seamless, the usual 15c quality-in this KubnV, per yard
sale at Kuhn's, per pair 84c - , .... t . ,
, A splendid lot o! ■tnped '>r plaid Gins-
Children a fast black Cotton Hose, IXI ham, just the thin^ for dream or
ribbed, double knee, sole, toe and heel, waiats, 12.1 c and 15c qaalitiea in thia
a HUe quality—in thia sale at Kuhn'n, sale at Kuhn's, p»-r yard . 6ii
per pair gl c
And many moro wonilorful bargains, which
bee display m show window. lack of space prevent! quoting.
Largest, most reliable and quickest mail A postal mailed to us will secure you a line
order house in the State of Washington. of sample*.
ys> WW^y/ x^hyvV"' fraction or Portable, .Simple or Com-
Xcti*3^ *=?£=> pound, Wood or Straw Burners.
i nresners ™ & <&*&-
Automatic Stackers, Wind Stack Kll\\Ei Al
ers, florae Powers, Threshermeirs liUUULLL VW UUu>
Mipphes of All Kinds.
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It will pay you to examine
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Mills specially adapted to wind mill power.
All sizes up to .iv tons capacity per hour.
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Best Grade $2.25, Buckskin $3.00 per cord, by carload
That the Board of County Commis
sioners Will Ilrceive Bids for
Building County Bridges.
Notice is hereby given that the board of coun
ty commissioners <if Whitman county, Wash
ington, at its office at the courthouse in Colfax,
the county seat of said county, will on Tuesday.
June 5, l'Joo,at the hour of :> o'clock p. m. of said
day, receive sealed bids to furnish all materials
necessary and to construct bridges of the dimen
sions hereinafter specified, and at the places
hereinafter specified. Bids will also be received
at the same time and place which shall state
the price per lineal foot for building the neces
sary approaches to each of said bridges.
The bridges for which bids are herein invited
are to be of the dimensions hereinafter specified
and are to be built at the places hereinafter de
scribed, to wit:
One bridge across Cache creek where the Hor
lacher road crosses said creek, said bridge 10 be
a twenty-four foot span and to have an eighteen
One bridge across Union creek at the foot of
Hamilton grade on Union Bat, said bridge to be
a sixty foot span and to have an eighteen foot
The piers for each of said bridges to be of such
height as may be determined by the county sur
veyor of said county, or by the member of the
board of county commissioners In whose dis
trict either of said bridges may be built.
The flooring of each of said bridge! shall be
four inches thick, and each of said bridges
shall be combination bridges. Each of said
bridges shall be completed and ready for use
not later than the first day of August, I'JOO.
Each bridge will be paid for in cash as soon as
completed in accordance with the plane and
specifications under which the building of said
bridge shall be let.
Each bidder shall furnish plans arid specifi
cations showing the kind and size of all ma
terials used, and the actual strength of each
bridge bid on, and all things relating to the ma
terial and construction of said bridge. Each
bidder shall also state the price at which each
of said bridges shall be built by him, which
price shall include the furnishing of all mater
ial necessary in the construction of said bridge
and the complete building of said bridge.
Each bidder shall state the price per lineal
foot for building the necessary approaches for
Any bidder may bid for the building of any
one of said bridges or for both of said bridges,
but each bid shall state separately the price for
each of the bridges bid on.
All bids shall be sealed and marked ''Bids for
County Bridges," and shall be addressed to and
filed with the clerk of the board of county com
missioners of Whitman county, Wash., at Col
fax, in said state, not later than 2 o'clock and
forty-tiye minutes on Tuesday, June 5, I'JOO.
All bids will be opened at the hour of:! o'clock
p. m. on said Tuesday, June 5,1900.
The aforesaid board reserves the right to re
ject any and all bids.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my
hand and affixed my oflicial seal as clerk of
said board, this 14tk"day of May, 1900.
JOHX F. CORNER,
Auditor of Whitman County, Washington, and
Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of
By Makk E. Tant, Deputy.
Notice for Pablication.
Land Office at Walla Walla, Wash., April 17th,
1900.—Notice is hereby given that the following
named settler has filed notice of his intention
to make final proof in support of his claim, and
that said proof will be made before Wm. A. In
man, U. S. commissioner, at Colfax, Wash., on
Saturday. June 2d, WOO, viz: Augustus Miller,
who made pre-emption declaratory statement
N0.7422, for the northeast quarter" of Sec. 21,
Twp. 15 N. of K. 42, E. W. M. He names the
following witnesses to prove his continuous res
idence upon and cultivation of said land, viz:
William Byrd and William Chamberlain, of
Wilcox, Washington; Joseph Canutt and Frank
Smith, of Colfax, Washington.
JOHN M. HILL, Register.
That the Board of County Commic
sioners wiH Consider and Deter.
mine the Necessity of Building a
Bridge across Union Creek.
Whereas, many citizens of Whitman county
have represented to this board, that a<
bridge should be built across Union creek n't
Whereas, there is now in the road and bridge
fund of said county, sufficient funds to i.uiTd
said bridge-without incurring any warrant in
debtedness on Bald county, now,
Therefore, in accordance with law, notice is
hereby given that the said board, will on the
•ith day of June, I'JOO, at the office of said board
at the courthouse in Colfax, tin: county s>-at of
said county, consider and determine the neces
sity for building said bridge. Slid bridge to be
a combination bridge with seventy (Tin foot
span, and to be at least in feet in width.
All persons who are interested in the building
of said bridge may appear before said board at
said place at said hour of said day, mid then and
there show cause, if any there be, why said
bridge should not be built.
Done by order of the said board of count\
In testimony whereof, 1 have hereunto set mi
hand and affixed my official seal ai clerk o
said board, this ltith day of May I'hXj
[^:ai. : JOHM F. CORNER,
Auditor of the aforesaid county, and Ft
OfficiO Clerk Of said Board.
Bounty For Cojote Scalps.
In accordance with an order ot the board ol
county commissioners of Whitman county
Washington, notice is hereby gi Ten that said'
county will pay a bounty of *i f,,r each H!l ,i
every scalp of coyotes that are killed within the
_ Any person securing coyote scalps and desii
ing to receive the bounty for the Nairn- will de
liver said scalps to ihe county auditor of said
county at his office in the court house in Colfax
Washington, the county seal of -aid county and
thereupon make affidavit that the coyotes 'from
which said scalps were taken, were killed with
in the boundaries of said county mid were killed
since the 6th .lay of December, 1898 The »I
davit so made will be presented to the board of
county commissioners at the following meeting
hL SM /f O?V'' ?l at -the I>res>jnl »eettn? of said
board, it it be then m session, and the claim for
said bounty, if the same be found by said board
to be correct and just, will be allowed and paid
by warrant m the same manner us other claims
against the county are paid. raami
All persons presenting scalps to the county
auditor will please take notice, that the law pro
vides that no bounty shall be paid on any scalp
unless both ears are attached to thescalpand
are presented m that manner with the sea r>
r^lhor "H!"e LS deUvert'd to the coMty
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set mv
BSAI*.] J y CO V\ X R
Auditor of Whitman County/Wastiington,'and
Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners
of said county.
Notice to Creditors.
In the superior court of tbo state of Washing
ton, in and for Whitman county
In the matter of the estate of "Martha A Ger
ber. deceased. " '
Notice is hereby given to all whom it m ay
concern that the undersigned has been appoint
ed administrator of the estate of Martha A
Gerber, deceased. All per>ons having claims
against said estate are hereby notitied to present
them within one year from the date of the pub
lication of this notice, accompanied with
proper vouchers, to me at the othee of X M
Warner, in the city of C'olfax. Washington
. , .. . . . , ALBERT i.KKBER,
Administrator of the estate of Martha A Uer
Dated April 27, 1900.
First publication April 27, 1900.
E. If, Warner, attorney for estate.