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[ : iot or mm mm uum AT s«rn p" IW'II. M Ihff-MWi BeO *a All- Seattle rtrat. jf's. ■ feet Cam Hie l>iwl, feet Ptaeae aay ThMi aa* Tanma Fowrtfc. |i Post Towsawn, J one lfi —The ship - interests of Paget Soand were ■ever in a more prosperous condition ■ than at present. The fleet at the vx riww porw aggregate* a total of 70 jafl*, having a carrying tonnage of 7*,tSS tone, as will be seen by the ««b --nuiry below This 'n a gain of 8 ve»- M |» and «ifit too* daring the week. Oaitlf- maintains her customary le§d. aboot don Me that of her nearett com petitor. Port OamMe. The relative paction* of the other port* are pretty ■web the same as last week, Port W ewvery being third both aa regards the ■amber of rweb and amount of ton ■age. with Tacoma t-loselv foUowing her in the fourth place. The number of foreign vessel* OR the Hound ha* increased daring the week from 13 to 1«, and a number of foreign charters have recently been noted, indicating that the steady increase in the foreign carrying trade will be kept up. It will lie observed that there are bat two Americas vessel* blading foreign the bark Henry Beck for <>uaymaa at Had lock and the ship Belle OBrien at Mm lor H jbwa'i Bay. That rem -• edial ragwtalion aa regard* the ship ping taw* calculated to foster foreign carrying by Aioericen marine, must be bad or this commerce be entirely lost to oar ship owner*. Is the general opinion of well posted authorities. Following In a ret* bje< oan Of «I 1 wiling vessels, and foremen, with their tonnage, now load ing at the different portion the Hound btriß: At Seattle, loading coal for Kan Franc! wo: Bark Oennania ... MM Ship Ivanhoe I'SU Hhip C. F. Sargent .. IW Barkontlne John Smith 5H4 Ship Oregon 1W Wart Charles B. Kenny 1073 Ship Frederick Billings . 2407 Ship Spartan . .. 144 M Ship Richard II! (Wfi Bars Carrolton . ItSO Hhip Palmyra Vm tjbip Crnis Wakefield 'JM% Ship Aimer Cobnrn IK7» Bars Majestic . Itl7 itarkentlne Kinma Augusta 2-5 Bark Bonanza ... ISM Bark General Fain hild 13.V! Total 17 *e»*el* 22.9H8 At Tacoma loading coal for San Francisco: Ship I'alentine 1470 . Hhip Alaska ISW * Ship Voneinite .. UN Barx Seminole ltd Loading lumber. Bark Canada, Han Francisco lino Nor. bark Harfinen, Meilsmrtie (itl Nor. ship Oregon, Melbourne K7.) Bark Shirley, San Francisco lftS Total, M vessels "JII3 At I'ort Gamble, loading lumlier. Atlanta, for San Franc! <co HHs Br. b'k Veritas, for Melbourne 7W Barkrntine Skagit, for Han Pedro 4V> Bark Cowlitx, for Han Pedro 770 B'k Sagamore, for Han Francisco 1V42 Ship < 'arondafet, for Han IHego ICM Br. ship Sherwood, Holwon's lay 1"tB Nor. b'k Prof. Johnson, Sidney li« 7 Bark Ark right, for H. F. 12»i7 Br. ship Klllsland, for llolwons Bay 338S Total, in ressels 12.150 At l'ort Discovery. loading lumber. Ilhoton, for Calcutta Nrj> «ir. b'k (i. P. Harhitx, Melbourne (Sf>2 Br. ship Mairl Bohn, Mctlsiurne 1.115 Br. ship Tali-man, Valparaiso ll)*i Bark Mary Glover, for H. F 73s Hhip Jeremiah Thompson. H. F 1«1 Bark entitle Uoht. Sudden, S. F Ml) Bark I>. C. Murray, for H. F 4.TJ Hch. Premier, for Han Pedro 298 Br. a. Bandaniera, llobson's bay IN a Total, 10 vessel* !»•<!*> At port Madison. «iU> lumber. Northwest, for Han Francisco 411 Hch. Fred K. Sander, Han Pedro 4to Sch. F. H. ltodfield, fof H. F 4 at 8 h Fannie lliitaril, for H. F. 292 Hch. Wm. Benton, for Han IKego 424 Hark Helper, for Han IHego Ui4 Ship Merrurv. for Han l'iego If.VS Bark Nellie May, for Han Fran tie Bnrk Tidal Wave, for San Fran <H't Total. 9 vessels M*J2 At I'ort lladlock, with lumlier. Nor' bark IVngueln. Melbourne tX'.s Nor. bark Wallv. Melbourne 7'f■ B'k't'ne J.M. tiritHth, Han Pedro 435 H'k't'ne Eureka, for H. F 21*: B'k't'ne Hetrievcr, for H F .Ms Bark Henry Buck, for tiuayma* 'No Bark Theobald, for Han IHego SKI Total, 7 ?e wis i Ml> At I'ort Ludlow, with lumber. Hhip O'Brien, for Hob-on's bay 1 • Sch. Kitsap, for San Francisco 75*1 Total, I vessels 25M At Port Blakvly, witli lumber. Bark Otaga. for Han IHego ">75 K hip Prussia, for San Francisco 1212 Total, 2 vescl. 2167 At I'tsalady. with lumlier. Bark Martha, for Mellaiurac S's't IJr. b'k Willie M< I.areti, for Nor mantown M>i Bark Normandy, for Sidney 112H Total, .1 vessels 2ft 13 At Port Townsend. witlt lumber. Bark James A. UourlamM under going repairs) <37 Br. ship Gretna, for Melbourne, (shipping crew I ITUft Total, 'J vessels 2W2 »*<• trttlMSTlO*. Seattle. IT vessels (tons) I'ort lianible, 10 ve«-e!« 12,1 V I'ort lbscovery, 10 vessels f,s!»i Ta.oMta H vessel* 0.11.1 l'orl lladliH'k, 7 vessels 4..W I'ort Madison,!> vessels I'ort Ludlow, 2 vessel* 2.JW4 l'tsalady.3 vessels 2.M5 I'ort ltlakely,2 vesaels 2,1«7 Port Towseml. 2 vwsel* 2.M2 Total, 70 73,13* H1" STIBS^HOBBIKS. rhey Week for I'raellcal Jokes whew tiame i* Stales-Tarms Twld In a Hwstlaryr. Sid many year* ago there wa* tn ej i-teoce in a pn»|>erous lower *#und «ity. yclept I'ort Towiisend, an a**>- c,at ii known a« the 1!« HI and liun elul Itindrssl claims t-> lw alive yet an.i a lwrty of kindred spirit- who met in the cosy ofll e of a popular ho-tlevy a -hurt time unee, vowed to reanimate ti Into active life and bring twick the the balevon days, eugraveii on mein •ry's t;i' l. t - when the flee! fi»ole»l deer. the feathery grou-e and the fe«ttve trout altke'fell an easy prey to their ckulft.llv wiei.teil guns and risi*. After tlie pr\yspe*-lt of future p'c.s-ure had I* . n 1-om.el over, the converse tion drifted to ren-.m-ien-es of the past. The convivial bowlpasaed round, cungue- were 100 encl and the wuils sliook w itli the reclining laughter, a* yarn after yarn was spun. The pith of the -toriit* lay in the fact that the iuikle s victims of the jokes narrate! are well known iitttens. tine of the yarns eliciting jiarticular merriment wa« in recard to adack "job" put up on a popular hotel leeyer, ut-on whom Bat me origtnall* lavished a gvwwlly frame and to which a cental tempera ment .nut a good table had a.ble-1 adipus, until the sum total ajrgre galed a:out ««l |*>und*. He was one of a party who -tarted mit for a po.i old duek hunt l»aok in •». T!>e -flectol i.eid of operation" were the - flats." so caile-d, several mile-down the strait i. The ret!l-of Ihe \o\ were safely j»as*ei ! . tbnotTb. and on ar-iving, (he boats were beached, and tfc* pmrtj kM *k~tt to an ad>«nt *** Woßt *° faff. s*s* **°. *** nomtaaßy a* until the game had beta roved and the weakness erf hrnnui nttart, aa each one ta making for hi* respective etaad. wane docks few op dirrt-tir in ■ M»*«n.and unmindful of hi* orders, he blazed away. Btrenge to say. although U*oally agood 'hoT and altivwagb the bimi* were within althsagh both barrels were emptied. Tbia abuts flashed ail the bird* fn the marsh, and the crack, crark of the S«* ver* beard a* every side When f "hooting eeased it wa* found that doesn* of bird* bad been bagged. Everybody wa« jabOant bat the c*p- Uin. Altboagh be had loaded and Bred ,»>th taarvefem* rapidirv. and aimed, a* be claimed, accurately and without excitement. be bad not dropjied a bird, lib race waa un governable. Throughout the .lav the mom lac* followed him, am) be •n.oltci hi, pipe around the ramp fire that night milea and tnorom. Early neit morning Ac report of rapidly re curring shot, awoke the party, and a glance at the caapty rn-n hof the rao tain explained where they came from. He returned ia about two boor*, game lesm. and with a broken run.. How it became broken, he did not explain, and none dared a<k him, for at that moment. "When M frown of anger darklv fail, Hope withering fled, and merer sigheu farewell." This broke op the party, and thev returned to (be city. It wa* *ik month* afterward* that mine boat dis covered that hi* (bell* had been loaded with Mad. aa orrtcnt. vtcriw. Shortly after the event described another party left for a deer hunt on Whklby I-land. Among the mem ber* wa* a gentleman, now a well known county officer, to whom the pleasure of tbe hunt were pastures new. 111-tack, contrary to custom wa* met with, and it waa the second night out, while tbe party were sit' ting around the burning log« at the camp fire, that tbe party got talking about mu-krat*. I afortunately for the tenderfoot official, he asked what kind of rat* they were. A wag in the party said they were a* large a* "Pad dy.' referring to a setter dog near by, end as the incipient victim swal lowed this assertion with good grace, the cue was given for a little racket ! that would relieve their present mon otony, especially as the party wa* to return home fn the morning. The value of mu*krat skins wa* myste riously hinted at, ami tbe upstart of tbe matter wa* that a mu*krat hunt wa* arranged for an hour later A* tbe official wa* keen to this kind of game, he wa* assigned the po-t of honor ; that i*. he wa* to take up a position at one end of tbe marsh while bis three companion.* were to drive the game up to him. They left camp, the post-of-nonor man departing cheer ily. though a little excited, into the dark and sable shade* where hi* post bad l*en indicated. He ha* never yet told how he jmssed tbe night. lie •tote quietly into camp al*>ut 3 o'clock in the morning and paid no attention to tbe muffled sound* which came from under tbe blankets of hi- com panion*. lie has learned that musk- not indigenous, ami anv allu Mon to the habit* of that jocund ani mal are painful to him The writer left the Jbol and Gun club still telling tale* and waxing mirthful, although the bird that her aid* the coining morn hail sent out warning thrice. They evidently had never read Burns, did not have far to go, or eUe the experience of Tam O'Mianter had no tenors for them. #J ¥ M THEY WAST DIVORCES. Two I'erawM Wish Marriage Dnnd* l)i*anlvrd. Two suits for divorce were begun In the district court yglaiilay, in one of which the husband seeks to have mar ital londs dissolved and in the other the wife. I»avid W. Phippa alleges that he and his wife Viola J. were mar ried at lto-ton January 11*. lstfi, twen- year* ago. He assert- that he lias always treated his wife a* a kind, faithful and affectionate husliand should, but in spite of that *IIK liKSKKTKh It IM Alxmt a year ngo and has continued to live -»■( •unite from him ever since. He ask* fur an absolute divorce and ail of the community property. Anna Shields say* that she Ui awp John Shield'!) w i(e over I wenty-seven veur* a;'<i in Ontario, Canada. The Iruiti of the marring? are an appliea tion f.ir a divorce and nine children, a< follow? Jane, Mattie, John T., Minnie, Klta*. Je**#, Willie. I'ierry ami Harry. ranging in age from 7 to 2ti year*. The uefendant allege* that for seven year" her husband ha* wil fully failed ami neglected to support her«elf and children, and because of his Idleness and drunkenness and fail tire to *tii>|*»rt them, she and the chil dren have I IYI I> »ER\K*TK RM>« HIM For six year* ami have l**cn obliged to depend upon ih* ir own * uprtwlt* for support. Mr>. Shield* further al lege- that her husband i< a common drunkard, and that Just |>ri• »r to her separation frem him he la-.it and tbuwd her and threatened to kill her There Hno community proj-erty. ami the plaintiff a»ks for ail absolute di vorce ami the custody of the minor children. A Fianr-nat* Vaairrt Snow. There is perbtl>« no of public enter tainment which afford* a greater amount of all around amusement than a tirst-elsim variety performance Such an entertainment is seldom seen out side of large citle* Toov l'a«Ur iva liety company, of Sew York city, i* no 'doubt the W»t of it< class in the country, hut the nearest approach to it. and in some re-jwi t« "tiiierior. is the aggregation of varielv talent with which Ketlly A Wood will ap|*ar this week at Krye'i Opera-house lit* by all odd* the finest entertainment of its kind that Seattle has ever seen, and richlv de«ervet >U(TF>« The entertain ment opens with a very annum* art in cork by Tierney ami Wayne, • ou tlining of grotesque and verv comical ai rot«atic test - followed by Bits AiM WiUtn in mo-t ditf.. ult and jrra.eful feats of »*laVing and gyrations on the revolving globe. Then Pitrot, the inimitable mimic. in bi« wonderful imitation* of prominent men Ilia facial etpres-ion i* simply marvelou-. «t*i hv the aid of wir- he w-.1l «nt imitation- of l*arw n. t.amhetta Na poleon. Ui*tn»r<rk, Orant, Hug» and other celebrated character* in -u. h a style a* u> elicit the tu<»M enthu-iastic appiau-r Mile Korgardti-. w-th her trained pigroos. is evceedinglv > iever p., I lU iih >!oe* a very neat pteee of Irish character actine and .-on lades hi* act bv drawing More the audi ence, a fa*Sast. a crayon -sen hoi the raft *ce*ie from The \\.-;ld wbt«. h is done witli almost lightning-like rapiuitv. and in a most artiste toan ner. The Roman gla .lators niske a fine appearance and their tab .Mut <tr marvcis „f raw and art: i. • Mis- Floret'. ' Miller goes a idea-.us "tie and dance. Howard. *:!,s?.;i. A.I Toiler* justly sty led the "Kmpers-r* of M isle, rv hiint their splendid prvbeten-y on nmsiril instruments in a most anias ms ami entertaining act Howard m ike» one of the be-I nejfo char*.to. actor* we have ever oen. la n»• tirove. Ihe . hatupion drum-major o« the world, d.v* *omt eieeedtngu nne ». k ut th» manipulation of nt baton. and the Nei*on family m their wonderful »■'r. feat*, "tmplv <le- Ueht the auduTe*. Thev ere a itho.it ,l„.it,t the t' t e-t tumbler and ■ around athi. r. nltist* on th» The entertainment con- l i e_- » wost IsughaWe sket h t.n whieh l*J Keitty d *.»» a rrmsrka.«v * ever W « I n-h . bara Miata». Ibe ">mpwn\ w til j4 her* l'uess'.ay a.->d w ednethiaj «ver.'.ns- _________ sale. < Ite-ter t'Seary. THE GLORIOUS fOrtTH. A TMtsn b a—tils The Fonrth of July sporting ctmr mitt** base derided on the following »p«*rti and prizes to be competed foi on Eliott bay July 4th. There win t* tw » «b»p races: Km cla** boat* iSr«£Ei SSSSi-TS fsA &S? five bet water line, first priar fTS. mc "•d prue til. An allowance of thirty aeeonds to the font ha* been made, and an entrance fee of 15 for first claw «ttd p-% for tengi nl clam hosts wUI m There most tbrn b*mU to start. , Aw tttdiia rjno? r*t for t pri» of F*' will be a feature of the Hay *s pro t™B"*. torether with a tab race, which will undoubtedly cause much merriment. Three hundred dollars ia prises have been offered for athetir c iote-t». Two hundred dollars ha* been set apart for a Mryeie tournament. It i»hoped that Seattle's numeroos industries will be well represente<i in the parade, liberal priaes have been oSered for the best iliiplayt. In a great measure the «ucce<w of tbe parade depends upon whether indi viduals and firms participate or not An effort ia being made to have a ■M ulling match between tbe noted oarsmen who are to row in British Co lumbia this month. To get them, more cash will be seeded. ®r* J. O. Kesys* ti: - »-s W fftats met to Ik* r»Ui .. . Hjirrxr. Jotie 16th. Tom* Eorroa: On the Utb in St., the Puer-lsriLUGrju-EB contained the following local item under the bea<ling "A Peculiar Case:" s»oit was broucht ia the diitrict cowt yeslerdaT by tbe Seattle, lake Bhore A Eastern Railway canrany *** in« J.Gard aer Kenron ANmt a year »« u . the cum plalnt •linns. Kr. Kenytm (ate the com paay a quit claim deed to the rlght-ofway thirty feet wide on the water front ainaa the prupertT to Kenyin. The company alle«s that Kr ICegyoa bad the (Iced recorded unknown to tiwm and be fore ther bad time to examine Ir, and that It eoDtalnvd a clause unknown to them, giving to Mr. Krnyoa the rigfct to wile to the westward of tiie right-*,f sat to deep water ur*rt!« alty over the Hght-of way be deeded to the company. The complain ant wUbe* to base such righu diuoirnt The foUowing appears on tbe mem orandum fee book for IK>« and ISH7, in the office of the recorder of King county, page MO "Rigbt-sd-wav deed from J. Gardner Kenyon to Lake Shore A Kjstern Kailw.iv, filed April Sad. I**7, fee 91 50, filed by Burke 4 Mailer Instrument taken out and receipted for bv Bark * Haller, per T. K. IT.. April Jiitli. Ivt7." The de«d was written by Hon. J. R. Kinnear. *ealed, signed and deliveml in the presence of two attesting wit neaaes, on March Mb, l**7. It was uroperiy acknowledged and accepted by tbe •'ompany. and thev were satis fied with it and paid Mr. Kinnear $5.00 for hi* services. There i* 110 inti malion that the deetl ha* been altered or changed by anyone, or that it i* imperfect in any way. Tbe recording doe* not effect tbe force, validity, or oljigationi of the deed a* between the parties. "There is no doubt but the company took time and found opportunity to read the granting clause in the deed, for they have *ome time since entered into |*«se*sion of the premises, and executed tlie privileges conferred by that instrument, without interruption from Iheir grantor, he being firmly bound and oTdißated, during tlie four teen month- la«t past, and to their ap parent satisfaction, but not until (|utte recently bad tbey knowledge of stipu lation-. condition* and reservations contained in the deed. They are sur prised, and ask equity. I* had very little to do in preparing the deed. I was informed, and befteve ! it to be similar to other deed* which bank owners bail given to rml mad com panies in Seattle, and that the front ergcrs wrre not to interfere with the right <>f way granted the railroad com pany, nor tuc railroad company to in terfere with the right of persons ' own ing land adjoining the navigable waters, to build a wliarf on their own land und extend the same to deep water." or other riparian rights. Following is a copy of the stipula tion* and reservations contained in the deed: first—That second party. Its «u<-ce**or« and *-sign*, are to ailnw s»id onrly of the first |>art * aide tract connecting the said railway with the ware house* and such wharv»sa» be I* or may he the owner of, the eame to he constructed and kept in re pair b> said flrst parry ht« leasees, bclrs.cx ccuh»r». administrator, or assign*. Second.—That the rliihtsif way *o quit rlaimcd a* af.mmid shall not io any way la* construed a* depriving the said |«rty of the tir*t )i«rt of any litoral or reparlun right, or right of »». rights, except so iar a* such right of way extends; the said parly of the first part reserving the right to wharf out in fo nt of «ald ra!l«ay and to othcrw i>. u«.' the spaew on each side of said right of w»> the -nine a* If «aid right of way hail not hcu releaaed and "Jilit claimed, and It i» agreed he shall have that riifht without let t>r hindrance or any otsrtructton tiy or on the part of second party Us succeinora or assign* directly or Indirectly. TMnl.--Th»t "»id Mad Is to !*■ construct ed by -» 'i see*>isd l srt y so as t» be on a common level With ttie »hu-*es aking tbo water front of Mid City of tkattle. Kourtb—That will caiupaii;', its snce» s ' »*»n or S-.-11M1". w hen »aiii rai!ua> ws«-s a wharf ti"W >*r hen-after enu«lruete<l on Ihe i jireiuts. • !•! weoad isirty. shall plank an.l i k.c(. in re;- , r at least t > feet of sai.l r: ,'ht . of say ot it r.-tt an.) when a double track !I« *-ou*trttiled over said light of way the i «s,»l is»ni|any isnistrtn ttntf or o|M>rat<iic . the same. sti*:l plank ami keep !n repair t the • mire r:^ut of way over sr.! 1 » v iarie« ' an-t the same may b« nseil by tt-st jsirty for | a'! coincident and nee. s»ary pi.rjxwc- cou nf* ted wllh tits premi»i», except when (trains are jsusing over it. ►"ifita ftial -ad railway e«>mpaiiy. Its suers*sm>rs or a>s*.,'uc shall not allow- Its iotomoti>es or cars to stand upon the tra<ks on auv wharf of first party, along side wHir frxmt lointer ttian luay t<e wttlii'Ut the content tdtheowuer or aeeoissnt of sta.-h wharf, oolea in ease of accident or unavoidable delay*. J I make this statement for the infor ' mat ion of the public. J. G. Kt*i"i>. A CAWLD. To the editor at the Sealtlle P.WT-IS TBiii.-n*. *m and to the citizens of Seattle We the undersigned believing that . a vigorous and succes-ful ailmistration in the affair* ami interests of the city pivernment for the next year can tw* best a*-ure.l by ylaotn* . apahle young men in power an I autbt»rtty, we take the prt*i!e«e of na'iiuig a- our choice for Seattle « next mayor that very a'Je and thor. ufli gentleman, Hon. i Jas H l ew.s Very re-i** tfnlly. TH* VIS.. BTHM# VU or rut ■ Kiasr Hut. TK« A««»p Mf i«. T.. B. AO'lnv. <>ror(vKninMiin<li I>. ■ SMUitil. »ere appoint*"! to •iweii tb# j t.il i. «»f Un ! it>n irtnnoi lor the ' »i.!«-mns of IVj»it »Hwt. yesterday filed tlu r repor intthe office of tin- U lerk Of the • :-trxt courts* follow*: Au<:L»l Oar>< .»!f. $1; e«taU <-f olive ft f-nmh.fl U. I> Attn.pr »*« Jan e* ¥ 1 ail, >!•«>. M J. iVmtiiw, *-Yo; N ,n. <, A I s U"»r. ».!«> J. m i M A IVs tiii*. W. Ho- a. »!"■; Albert lUaher. s.*>. W i trW«»«!, lift: Matm »•>, ,-jrah hano I?); Mru> ;! 1..« ran f .r i *»«». i AH to fi-ittJe arc re*jiwM«>J to ctll *1 lhe 11-e of K-fc Iman. UrweiU n A Co. the real e-Ute an t I ~.-,ev . rott r< of lh« l'* !.!•'. i*o«l haiUU'-iR. and J.n» ure printed de*- 5 rri| ti*» matter of SeattV. rr >,! v for s free ©I oiy.vltf If yoM want to read *>.HetAtl»g ;rster ' cH :. <> orer oar a t an.i we „;tr ' Slotklay morntir H«.d ien hft i li down- TokiAs* i.iai» A Co. * ' i C.irtain **>. I M M , > Tt:r on: >*i f-irtiere*. fiitntlie s 4 >rt .rsv*. j Tofci**, &ngw»iW 1 A Co. __ ■ The UitW F>*h<rms».!er,," she Ist popular .-.n* in Uo*»a» A Han ford - new t«k*l fofconly *ft«o U "" Ito SEATTLE POST-IXTELLfGENCER. £rNOAY, JUNE it. im. A ma asalyn* gives only what tlu soil nsuim at Ow moment of exam iaatinei. and not Use qoaotitr in whirl caftstftwest* may he anß« life to tiki plant SB asrinuiahle form, daring tin P«WrffW*a. If it fe desired ta kmm whether a «oil is already provid ed with nitrogenous matter, it f* wft <ient to scrw a budful <rf wheat uno a null *fam of jorooad, which ha* been manured with mineral substances only. Wrthoat the aid of mtrogesoa* Blat ter the mineral matt? r ha* scarctelv any eSeot upon wheat Thniwe If . the small square of ground pre* a rapsd and healthy rmtadon tail a i guod nop, it «bows that the earth had • a wdßrieat supply of nitrogen. for the j mineral manure contained no nitro i pen OB the other hand, to ascertain i whether the "Oil contains a wSfifitj j"( the mineral manure 1 phosphate of •line and [*>i*hi, man ore pbb with j nitrogenous sub-tame only, planting one with corn, and another with pota - toes. The meat influent* that pho— i phate of lime ha* on con, sorghum : and sugar cane, and potash on pota toes and tocacco, is well known; therefore, if the corn flourishes. we ' mar be sore the land ha* enough •' phosphate of lime, ami if the potatoes i tloun-h. the land does not la< k potash. ! Thus, two experiment*, requiring but i a small area of pro ami, and trying three different crops, are sufflciertf to obtain the indication* necessary to a ju.ti.ions system of culture. The ntkblr yield of the** crops, compared with that obtained from land manured with the nitrogenous and mineral element combined, will measure the richness of the soil. There is no one subject in agriculture, which demand at the mwnt day more care, continued and widely ex tended experiments, than the practice of manuring. Farmer ami Mirror. Miss Alice Shaw, the American wbi«Urr, recently whistled for the Prince of Wales's benefit, and was personally complimented by bim for her " unusual facility in an unusual feminine art." •'Oar Own" piano, dance and rocat folios contains all the latest music, only fifteen cents. Published by Low man & Hanford, corner Front and Cherry »U. 12-6t Engravings, etchings, pastels, water colors, etc. Uazzam & Co., Second street. Wall i>aper. Gaxzam * Co.. Second street. Artists' materials, studies, etc. Gan am A Co.. fiecmirt street. Sale of jerseys. Cleary. Muslin underweary. Cleary. Dre«s goods. Cleary. NO SUCH TOBDiS FAIL! THE Knights of Pythias PICNIC WILL TACK PLACE Thursday, June 28 At the moit beautiful grounds In the Northwest. RA VENA PARK. music, darning and wraw. Amusement of every kind nud lots of and presents for the guests. Tickets for the round trip and admission to the ground*. $L >el7 FRVE'S OPERI HOISE. Ggo. M. FBY* Manager TWO NIGHTS ONLY. Thursday and Friday, June 21-22 Tk« Prime* of Coaaadlua, Mr. Gus Williams, Sapported by unquestionably the best Comedy Company traveling, in two great plays. Tkinday, Ju* 21st, The new home crmedy drama by t'al. Wal lace, Eaq.. entitled Keppler's Fortunes! Friday. Jan* 22d. George Hoey's great comedy, eutitled Oh ! What a Night! Under the management of J-OHISr I£. EOBB. New Music ! New Songs ! New Recitations! AdniMioQ 91 and 50e. Feat* now on ilv at the -M-attlr i*ba inacv. jelfi 1776. JULY FOURTH. 1888. MofJuly CELEBRATION SEATTLE, W. T. I The acreral transportation eotnpaniea ha%e a*<nstte<i th*-ir intention af Kl* in* very low rat»** fn«m all point* in Ornprn an«l * ari>inrt>« Territory to £e*ltl« ou the occaalon ol the QUEEN CITY'S GRIM (ELEBRWKK! Which will conalrt ta part of A Mout«r Military ud TnUd' Procraion. Hani P*r»4». Otuua, NortkwMtera Firtan'T Aibu] Tonriane«t, Uitlag from July 2 t* 6 taelaalv*. Tuchtl**. BicyeU TmrßUiut, CUM lUclat. S«l*ct Mutic»l Cranrt Grand Military Bill, PjrratMkiie Display. Ballwi Etc. btaraatiaMl Gas* of Bawkall k«Mi tk* AaitiM of Vlet*- rit. uU tk* Sutlla Brow*. , Jmly 3d mm* «tiu T1»? mutit tilt d*T *i" \jt faruUbed \ bv p>rr» ITS:;!«/% «.vd rt»!r t*j»U fh.- toTOtatttiW fl *rt *mi4e rm'ww tot lae rettf ■ ii->b aa4 !■ »i i ftal ■ aural of t•. orfidi>«U'<« in *«nfci*ft«i Terri- Uo £# eoe<U«Rr to rarticijate oitfc u« in tie «IWII ■ of T»i* .ta? -ax>4 ftiaaUal ntrivill b*» to a few ' ?f«fet ra*« »a*r. it IL. from ia»e F*:i* aii l atf roc p*me«Ar» ap*;? to C 11 iiANTOIr,, CWraia « wataltlef -5 f AinUP"H£ll^Y.>ecreiar, *s2 1 OCfc 4.1 BASE BALL I SAN FRANCISCO seattlebrowhs At gnat fijw* the San Fiurtm elab bare been prevailed awon to visit Seattle aadplajr three game* of ball prior to their departure for a Mr at Use Enters MMn WfU the Seattle poNic take due Mirt of this and nraoit the Seattle Browns la their rfliirtj to noraiaiK this move on their part, which indirect)? tdratiaa tin city and resolta to its beneflt fecial trains will leave the Colombia and Pttget 3ound depot on the days of the same* at 130,1 M, 2 3). 3 HO, 3 JO. Uaneattxtt. Je» FIVE'S orsii BOISE. G. F. Far* Proprietor aad Manager TUESDAY AJTD WXDRSDAT. May 19th aad SOU After the LillipatianseoinestheGlanL The leadinji vaudeville entertainment of the world. More people. More novelties. More expensive acta than any other Traveling combination in America. • REILLY& WOODS 810 SHOW, lIAM BAMS AMD O&CHZSTI Ijurger. atronfer and greater than any vau deville entertainment that baa ever visited the coa»t A Striotlj AH r«rtn* Skov. One of the principal feature* being the 6-Nelson Family-6 Robert, Arthur, Sa-'.nrl. charle*, George, Krank. The greatest of feature* ercr brought from Europe. The champion of cham pion*. The acrobatic marvels of the age, introducing their raccesa, the FALMNO COTA'XN, Performed only by these artists. Ten other featurea, and concluding with the fun niest Irish romedy ever written, entitled "SENATOR McFEE." 810 STMET PARADE. Reserved seats on sale at the Seattle Phar macy Saturday morning. Prices a» usual. 15 GRAND EXCURSION TO MUKILTEO, Sunday,Jime 17th. THE LARGER AND FINEST DANCING PAVILION ON THE NORTH PACI FIC COAST. ! Fine Fiahing and Hunting, Fishing Tackle of every description. Hailing and Rowing. Picnic Grounds unsurpassed with beau tiful grottoes in the natural park. Cro-i qoet, Swings, etc. There will also be a picnic from Snoho mish, thus affordiug a good otportnuitv for SrauleiUa to meet their Snohomish friends. Steamer Merwin leave# Ye»Hsr*« wharf Pnnday morning at R o'clock. Will re turn iii the evenlns. Hound trip ticket sl. HF.AK PROF. WIWINISOR, LLB., The eminent Phren<>kKi*t and An- Agisted by his wife, MIR LILLA D. WINDSOR, Io hl« frc«i poor* ol LECTURES AT TURKEI HALL, Teoifffet* and <**ntinniftr during the week, Macniflc«BUy Illustrated! slecend Ufa ad wef* *-oran*eoccj» to-night. Admission, Free. HI AUK ALLY INVITED Tnnu Ptr»oS#g-.£*l tTiirmtiwi I>«ilT »t tiw Ar!i»fl»a ht'4*L. TOR FAMILY USE Snowflake Floor j y rat r.ryr tt.t rr. What a Blessing to Mettwis. j 4'KEE'i> BAPV H»~YniT.*. r-IFrER.- . \ Imttj nruf« If ror*ilaia. Tl ! n-« t* • rv> Kurpala* , .. M ■ • - • • • 1: I ;m. i at tmihat «rxi i»»iUT» In luvti-ii . ;■ » •&»' 1.4 el wjmr *n«i mtuaiki II <• * «n»>iya» and iitual ft I* ttr aa'.f ml* T H *taJ« !k«**n TO"'« *il SnUutiV- <*»■> ' Act* «- A >ub S> ; " X * STEW At I TOKLAS, SIMEKMAN & CO. I catalogue of Amazing Burps. The extraordinary inclemency of the season, the unusu ally heavy stocks of the mannfactnrers and the ness of retailers to load themselves with goods, under un favorable circumstances, are the principal causes which led to the GIGANTIC AUCTION SALES OP GOODS in New \ork- None of the numerous opportunities offered during these sales to shrewd purchasers plentifully supplied with ready cash, have been permitted to escape the attention of our large, experienced and wide-awake corps of buyers, and the result is that our offerings this week constitute an * AERAY OF * f-u m rraliif that yo« ru bay DRESS GOODS At price* about equivalent to the first coat COM of raw material T Can you realize that you can bay 34-isek ylata m»jl at>ly»J dalaga rn A Bokkir At WjC. that any wholesale house will aak 35c. a yard; Can you realize that you can buy Genuine French Satteens At lie. we were telling at 40c. all 4pring * Can you rcaliie that you can buy Any color in plain Challis at 18c And figured at 30c., which i» Mold in the !*au Kraneiaco Mori* at 2&C and :Uc? Can you realize that you can buy New Gingaams small checks At 6 cent*? fan you reallie that you cau buy INDIA CRINKLES At 12 l jC., worth IV. CLOTHING! Can you realize that you can buy Clothing For men, boys and children for less money in Seattle to-day than can be bought in New York, Hoston or Chicago ? Can you realize that for $7.50! You can buy a Scotch tweed gray mixed, or a brown striped cassimere men's suits, perfect in fit and cut in the latest style. Can you.realize that for $12.00! We will sell you your choice of 18 different lines, with a full assortment of sizes, in cassimeres, cheviots, tweeds, imported worst eds and other fabrics, in cluding Slater's blue cloth finish, fast color, all wool flannel, in men's sack and i frock suits? O-AJST YOU REALIZE That for 6 1-4 cents the horse cars will land yon within one block of the largest and most reasonable clothing store west of Chicago, and that if yon buy and become dissatisfied with yonr purchase, you miy retu n the goods [and get youcmoney back ? Store opens at 8 a. m. and closes at 8 p. m. sharp TOKLAS, SINGERMAN & CO, Front emd Oolvxm.'toia. streets. Caa yon realise that you can buy . TABLE DAMASK, Purr line*, per yard, at IfV * Can you realise that yon can buy CHECKED INDIA UNEN, Anorted patarrn*, pef yard, at 6>,<- • Can you rralixe that you ran bnr A. JERSEY, Perfect fitting, with coat back, at 50 cents? Can you realise that yon can buy SAMPLES JERSEYS, Imported and domestic, for 50r, 75c and |1 worth deuble the price T Caa you realise thai you can buy STRAW HATS For fully onn-half the price yon will have to pay any where rise for thein * . t'au you realiii- that yon ran buy SWISS FLOUNCING 45 iiK'htu wldf. paturu of eta braider? ol M Imbee dw|>, worth |S, for 11.50 * t an you realise »hat you can buy Mmyrna ltu^N, Splendid rex er*ing good*, all Mte«, worth donble the price a*k«.*d " Can you realize that for $10.00! You can buy a nobby silk mixed all wool dark plait! cassimere men's suits which will fit you to a T, or your money will be re funded to you ? Can you realize that for $4.50 We sell all wool Merced mills suits for boys, and that you can get any thing you want at almost any price in our boys' de jkirtment ? Can you realize that for $1800! You can buy a suit of clothes in 4-button cuta way or sack shape in a dozen different patterns, that your tailor will charge you fully S4O to make, and then you want get as good a fit or a* nobby goods? Can you rwiliie that you can buy MADRAS ART SQUARES, ' * yard*. loltadted f«»r nw> orcr rtrpela or matting*, worth |9, for fS? Can yon rwillic that you ran buy Damask Towels Extra »ar*e «i*e, at ceut*? Can yon realise that you can buy EGYPTIAN FLOUNCING, 40 lt>rb<* wiile, li» rh«>W |*attrrufi, worth fully » per cent more than we a»k for lit Can yon realise that you can buy Berlin Gloves A> 10 cent* ]*r |>*lr. *r>rth JOct'UU' t *n you rriliti' that you can (my MUX'S IIAI.r HOHH At i irntß a pair? Can rou rt-aliiv that you ran buy MILLINERY At half |»rloe thit week ? ran you realize that you ran buy CARPETS AND OIL CLOTHS In endlot« variety at Caatern prioot? Can you realize that for $20.00 \ ou can buy as jjoml cloth ing in suits of coat, |unts and vest as any man on earth need to weat, and look the well dressed gen tleman ? Can you realize that for $15.00! You cm buy the celebrated Merced woolen mills all wool, good solid weight, cassimere sack suits in 7 diffetent patterns ? Can ynu realize that for $22.50, $25, S3O We can sell you a suit to go courting in, to get mar ried in and to be buried in. Can you realize that for $1.48 You can buy of us a good school suit, short pants, size 4 to 12 years, for your boys? 5