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SOME FACTS ABOUT THE STATE OF WASHINGTON THAT MAKE INTERESTING HEADING FOB US ALL. At a meeting of the Haller Law Club in Spokane, a few years ago, Joseph Shippen presented an inter esting and valuable table of the leading dates in the history of the Territory. He used those dates as a basis for a short talk on Territori al history. The table, which will be useful for reference, is as follows: 1592 —Discovery by Joan de Fu ea, a Greek in a Spanish ship. 1792 —Discovery by English ship Discoverer, Peter Paget being one of the officers. 1792 —Discovery of Columbia river by United States ship Colum bia. 1803 — Cession of Louisiana by France, Napoleon first consul. 1804- 6—Exploration by Clark and Lewis under Jefferson. 1811 —Settlement of Astoria by J. J. Astor. 1813 —Surrender of Astora (Fort €reerge) to the British. 1818, Oct. 20—Treaty with Great Britain for joint occupancy from Stony mountains to Pacific ocean. U. S. St. 249.) , .1819 r Feb.22.—Treaty with Spain ceding Florida and country north 42d parallel to South ocean. (8 U> 3. St.) 1827, Aug. 6.—Treaty with Great Britain to continue joint occupan cy indefinitely, to be terminated on aotice. • 1832—Nez Perces Indian Embas sy to St. Louis for the "Book of Life." 1835— Dr. Marcus Whitman sen! a missionary. 1836— Whitman and wife and three others brought first wagon. 1841— First organized govern ment by settlers. 1842, Aug. 9.—"Ashburton Trea ty," by Webster. 1842- 3—Whitman's wild winter ride to St. Louis and Washington City. 1843- —Legislative and! Executive Committees in Washington, 1844— Whitman brought body of immigrants. 1844— Democratic campaign cry, "Fifty-four forty or fight." . 1845— Fsr3t American settlement in Washington at Tumwater. 1845—Provisional government of Washington. 1845—President Polk's message dbbiwtfl our title to -54 degrees 40 minutes 'clearand unquestionable.' .846, June l*>, —"Pakenham trea ty" (also known as "Washington ; Territory boundary") by Buchan an, extending 49th parallel to Pa cific ocean, giving Great Britain Vancouver Island and limited use of the Columbia river. (Laws of Washington, page 27.V 1847—Whitman and wife and 12 Others massacred by Indians near Walla Walla. 1848, Aug. 14.—Oregon Territory organized (9 U. S. St. 823). 1849, Mareb.—Joseph Lane first Governor of Oregon Territory. 1850, Sept. 27.—Donation act of Oregon (9 U. S. St. 496). 1863, Mar. 2. —Washington Ter ritory created, with 193,071 square miles. 1854-Feb. 14. —Amendment to donation act (Laws of W. 49). 1854 Feb. 27. —Isaac I. Stevens, first Governor of Washington Ter ritory. 1854-Apr.—First, civil code and practice act. 1854-July. 17. —Amendment of donation act (10 U. S. St. 305). 185?r-Feb. 14.—Oregon admitted as a State. 1872-Feb. —San Juan Islands a warded to the United States by Emperor William. 1881 Dec.—Present civil code and practice act. 1884-Dec—The Northern Pacific Railroad opened. 1889-June 6.—Seattle fire. 1889-Feb. 22.—Enabling act of Congress authorizing Washington to become a State. 1889-Nov. 12—Admission of the State of Washington to the Federal Union. 1889-July 4.--E)lensburg fire, 1889-Aug. 4.—Spokane fire. FOR SALE AT bAWN OFFICE. Hooey Found, by Thos. K. Hill 2o Poeple's Party Hand-Book, Wat 00....80 Breakers Ahead, by Edward 1rving....25 The Pullman Strike, by Carwardine....2s People's Party Shot & Shell, Bland 10 Party Platforms, contains all the National platforms ever adopted in the United States, Frederick....2s Quadrangular Bebate r by Gen. Wea ver, Col. Watterson, Gen. Wood ford and Rev. Russell H. C0nwc11....23 The Populist Compendium, by 81i55.... 10 Hon. John P. Jones Letter to the Chairman of the Republican State Central Committee, teW why he left the Republican party 5 Shylock as banker, bondholder, cor- and conspirator, C1ark....25 Our Money Wars, by Sani'l Levitt....Bo Our readers must excuse us this week, we have had so much poli tics on hand we could not think of anything; else. Bossong and Keopke THIS is THE LATEST AM) BES T ! IT » ILL STOP Running when your LAMP is PULL. IfSPSSF IF®SIM ■SEW ASSORTMENT' OF LACKS New hosiery, Modes @ Tans, and onyx A large and well Selected Stock of Groceries costantly on hand. Fourth Street. STOWELL $ SWf.YMJ.V. IGENTS—Greatest seller out. .Something >\ new. liig profits, lioys and girls make good agents. Write now. Address, 11. A. Mumaw, M. I)., Elkhaut, Ind ;.E BURK'S EXPRESS M I desire to say to one and all that I am ready and willing (to do all kinds of work in my line in and around town. gg L. P. BURK. |1 A NEW WOOD-YARD. I keep constantly on hand a good supply of green and seasoned WOOD PINE, Fill AND HALM in lengths and quantities to suit purchasers. WOOD I>KMVKRKU iv nnj PART Of The City Free, J. Emmersim. COR. sth. & PIKF. When the professional man acts the rascal with the laboring man, the laboring man usually acts the fool; and as long as this continues, the fool will be defeated. Why can't the laboring people see their needs and work to secure them in a sensible way?— Advance. The Firm of - BOSSONG KOtiPKE BIS S 01, VIB, AND F. BOSSONG, The Old Wheel Dorse Is Still A T THE HELM Selling Goods At AT BEDROCK PRICES! The Quality of Every Article fS GUARANTEED. FAST BLACKS. AGENTS WMTHJufI^IS?.^ of the labor question. t>y John Swinton, the Pillar of light of the labor movement. Send 10 cents for agents outfit. Quick, large prof its. Address, National Publishing Co.* G-J2 Chicago, 111. FEED YOEE USES DANIEL COBLE Is still at the old stand. Feed and water and plenty of it. Our feed is sold at prices that defy competition. 1 keep the'best hay and grain to'be had iv cen tral Washington. BALED HAY and GRAIN CON STANTLY ON HAND. Large Corral, Comfortable* Quarters, aud very Handy. DANIEL 4 OHM:, Crop. , THE DAWN Is a champion of the rights of labor, exposes fraud and corruption wher ever found. Its editorials are snap, ginger and nitro-glycering. If you are a laboring man you want it. If your farm is mortgag ed, or you cannot get work, you want it. It is is a paper that is not afraid to speak out and strikes from the shoulder. Published Monthly at tkn cunts a vkar. Four col umn four page paper. Send for it! THE DAWN, Ellensburg, Wash. JEg"Bro. Eds. please run the above auvt. in your paper S months and call ou us for a line favor whenever wanted. MY AIT want sample copies of 80 of the lUU best Populist papers published? If so, scud us 10c. or 15c and get the 50 pa pers and the Monthly Dawn one year. Ac* dreb ft , The Dawv, EUensburg, Wa&h. YOU can FILI you lamp as well in the BASK as in the LIGHT Without Soil ing your hands or spilling am Oil. CALL % SEE for yourselves!