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VOL. XIX., NO. 102. i HINT TO THE LADIES. It is quite unnecessary to parboil Marriott's Queen Hams, as thejr axe mild enough for frying, baking ot broiling, without freshening, There ii Just salt enough in them, but not too MUCH. Try One—For Sale Everywhere. PAINT, OIL, GKLA.SS, Wall Paper WHOLKBALK WM. R. BENTLEY, 114 OMMdll Street, Wiltli, WMh. Gordon Hardware Co. JUST RECEIVED, A LARGE INVOICE —OF— POCKET CUTLERY, ALL STYLES AND AT ALL PRICES. BUILDERS' HARDWARE. Door Handles, Locks, Butts, Sash Fasts, Drawer Polls, etc. All the latest designs in pat tern and finish. WOOD WORKING MACHINERY For hand or foot power, Blacksmith and Machinist Tools, Drills, Screw Plates, Bolt Cotters, etc. Catalogoe of abo?e mailed on application. Gordon Hardware Co., 627-629 FRONT ST.. SEATTLE. SMITH PREMIER HAS NO EQUAL FOR EASE, SPEED; DURABILITY AND FINK WORK Call and ex* rut tie or wad for catalogue. H. N. BURPEE, State Agent, ®*mor*d to Rooms 333-333 Pioneer Building. 1 wpfwtaatlTH in mil the principal cltlee. Ciicago Shoe Store FULL link of Fine Boots and Shoes KENGSTORFF BUILDING, . JO? B*contl Strfft, Seattle, Waeh SPRING STYLES OK THE MILLER Ml KOW READY FOR INSPECTION. WLMA.N' BCILDINft, FRONT ST. NEGOTIATED. RENTAL AGENCY. W. PARRY SMITH, NOTARY PUBLIC, ®AL ESTATE AND INSTRANCE AfiEST, "Hl Str«*t, Seattle, Wuh. W. P. Boyd & Co. "Albert" Fast Black Hosiery. We have placed on' sale eight hundred dozen Ladies' and Misses' "Albert" Fast Black Hose At prices that will discount all competition. Make your selec- tions this week while the stock is complete. LADIES' "Alkrt" Fast Blacl HOSE Will not crock or fade in wash ing. Every pair guaranteed as represented. MISSES' AND BOYS' "Albert" Fast Black HOSE Will not crock or fade in wash ing. Every pair from 15c up guaranteed as represented. AA r . !P. Boyd <fe Co. FRONT STREET. FOOT OF CHERRY. BALLARD. For the next 30 days I will give the following extraordinary price and terms on lots in GILMAN PARK FIRST ADDITION. Lots $125 each; $lO cash, balance $5 per month, 11 desired. All lots cleared and terel. Good schools. Good sidewalks. * Qood water. W. la. MEREDITH, Room 17, W. T. I. Block, Oor. Second and. Cherry Sts. OFFICE OPEN EVENINGB. ORDER YOUR SHIRTS FOR SUMMER! FINEST LINE IN SEATTLE. Made up and to order in imported Penangs, Cheviot, Madras SPRING SAMPLES NOW HERE. CALL AND SEE THEM, GET PRICES. Imperial Clothing House, 902 FRONT ST. T. M. RASIN, Manager. t PATENT WHEEL BUGGY Don't boy a Baby Baggy until yon see oar CELEBRATED WHITNEY CARRIAGE With the Patent Wheel. No nnts to screw on, no wrench necessary and no wheel to comeotT: no pnce. and the finest line ever shown A tine line of Trnnks and Valises jnst re ceived that we are selling at bedrock prices. Golden Rule Bazaar H. R. Shaffer & ATTENTION YOU MUST AND WILL SMOKE, THEN WHY SOT GET A GOOD CIGAR* w. k lT e . nickel dear, (be equal of any 10r cigar In ihe city, and a 10c cigar we will gn* ran lee ~M r i„r to eov bit tear in x-*;Ue Our Key Ve»i and imported I'igar* are ot U»- finest selet .»d eiock ,'7-. tiiinnM itnin A N* v lln every peeped. We or.er Jo she puhl, a iar.e auj excetieoUy »*- Fast Black Hose 15c Fast Black Hose 25c Fast Black Hose 35c Fast Black Hose 40c Fast Black Hose 50c Fast Black H05e....... 60c Fast Black Hose 75c Fast Black Hose SI.OO Fast Black Hose 15c Past Black H05e....... 25c Fast Black H05e....... 35c Fast Black H05e....... 40c Fast Black Hose 50c Fast Black Hose 60c Fast Black Hose 75c and Silk. SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1891. SOLDIER'S LAST HARCH Obsequies of General Sherman in New York City. QUIET SERVICES AT THE HOME. Thousands in the Procession Past Buildings it Black. J— President tad GoverAnieat Official* la Attendance—Veteran* and Military Orders Accompany the Faneral Car to the Ferry—Special Trata West. NEW YORK, Feb. 19.—New York today is paying every possible tribute of re spect to the memory of General Sherman. The dawn of his funeral day opened bright and clear. The courts remained closed. The exchanges closed at noon. General business was brought almost to a stand still, and all who could do so ceased their daily occupation to do honor to the dead soldier. At an c-arlv hour people began to assemble in the street opposite the resi dence of General Sherman. From almost every house along the street the American flag floated at half-mast. There were few visitors in the early hours of the morning. Only the most intimate friends and a few old soldiers were admitted, and the latter were obliged to show certificates that they had served in the army. Rev. Thomas Sherman, the eon, whose arrival was so anxiously awaited, arrived at the house at 1:30 this morning. Just after taking an early breakfast with the family, he took the last look at the re mains of his father. A few minutes before 11 o'clock a large floral shield was received at the house from the West Foint cadets. The shield was six feet in height and four feet broad, and made of white and blue immortelles and calla lilies. At It o'clock Secretaries Blaine, Proctor and Rusk, and Generals O'Brien and Ewing arrived at the house. President Harrison would not look upon the remains of the general. The familyjsent an invita tion to bim this morning, but the presi dent kindly replied that lie preferred to keep with him the remembrance of the general while alive. He did not wish to see him in death, when their associations had been so warm and genial. At noon every doorstep along Seventy first street was crowded with interested spectators, and the windows were filled with expectant faces. About 12:25 the caisson, draped in black and drawn by four horses, was drawn up in front of the Sherman residence. The horses were mounted by regulars and army officers were in charge. Behind the caisson was an orderly leading a black charger, which bore the military trappings of the general. A black velvet covering almost hid the horse from view, but the boots and saddle were plainly seen. The services of prayer began at noon, and were over at 12:30. Prayers were read by Rev. Father Sherman. Close to the casket stood the other son, P. T. Sherman. In the front parlor were all the other mem bers of the family. Secretary Blaine and Mrs. Damrosch. Father Sherman was as sisted by Rev. Taylor and two ether priests. Father Sherman, in conducting the sim ple services, read frem the Scriptures the passage beginning: "I am the resurrec tion and the life.'' After this selections were sung from oratorio of "Elijah." Father Sherman again read from the Scriptures, and the "Miserere," from Men delssohn, was given. Prayer was, offered by the son, and the services wer concluded with music. There were about 150 persons present, the greater number relatives, but among the friends were Mrs. Grant and Senator Cameron. Long before the procession moved, spec tators began to take positions along the line of march. Decorations along the route were not so numerous or so elaborate as when General Grant was buried, but nevertheless they were strikingly hand some and in great profusion. Just about 2 p. m. a troop of the Sixth cavalry formed to the left of the house in the middle of the street. Six lieutenants appeared in the doorway, bearing on their should ers the casket of the general, which they placed upon the wait ing caisson. The members of the family, friends, invited officials and pall bearers then took their places in carriages, and followed by the members of Lafayette Post, G. A. R.,*formed on either side of the caisson. The procession then commenced to move very slowly, as both sides of the street were crowded with hundreds of car riages waiting to take their place in line. Before the arrival of the hour for the funeral procession to start, carriages con taining prominent, officials, both military and civil, arrived at the house. Among the visitors were George W. Childs, A. J. Prexel, lliram Hitchcock, Chauncey M. Depew, ex-Presidents Cleveland and Hayes, Joseph Choate, Rear Admiral Braine. General Schofield and Govern ors Pattison and Bulkeley, with their staffs. The Senate committee came in a body, wearing the usual signs of mourning. and after them the large com mittee of the House. It was close on 2 o'clock when President Harrison, with Lieutenant Earnest, his aide-de-camp, reached the house. Following came the military, consisting of the military order ol the Loyal Legion, G. A. R.. cadets and the National Guard, consisting of the Sixty-ninth and Twenty-second, the Sev enth and Twelfth regiments, and the First and Second batteries of artillery. Behind these were the Sons of Veterans and civic organizations, who brought up the rear of the parade. Along the line of march from start to finish was one grand crush, and walking in the streets was almost an impossibility. It appeared as if every resident of New York and the surrounding cities had turned out to gaze upon the casket that contained the remains of the great general. Along the wall of Central park 011 Fifty ninth street crowds of people were seated, and at the circle where the column was to assume definite shape the sea of bobbing beads was simply indescribable. All along Fifth avenue a* mass of people lined the sidewalks, steps and windows, and the balconies on the thoroughfare were oc cupied until after 8 o'clock, when the last dirge of the playing bands went by. The weather was cold and disagreeable, but there was no apparent diminution in num bers in the crowd until the very last. The grilled old (.rand Army men formed a striking feature of the procession. Many ot them walked on crutches. The caissjon on which rested the bodv was received everywhere with uncovered heads, and where the crowd had been noisy it wa> Instantly hushed when the object of all this military display ap proached. On Fifth avenue, from Twenty hccond to Fourteenth, the crush of peo ple was so great that the mounted police had great difficulty in clearing a passage. At Washington square all except the regular military escort were dismfssed. The cai«son.| with this escort, then turned into Broadway and down to Canal street, from which point the ferry was soon made. The gates were thrown open and the cais son driven aboard the boat, escorted bv LaFayette Post, under General Vieles. A few minutes later the funeral party was aboard, the boat swung ont into the stream, and the great funeral, the last tri bute which the metropolisleould pay, was over. When the boat reached Jersey City, an- other throng of thousands of people was s*®** A. large force of police and the Fourth regiment of the National Guard of New Jersey was drawn up between the ferry entrance and the north end of the depot, beyond which stood the special train. The military presented arms, the colors were lowered, the dram corps played a dirge, and the church bells tolled as the ciusson passed from the boat to the tram. The guard of honor from the New Jersey National Guard was on hand to ac company the remains through the state. The funeral train was made up of seven c * rß - The remains were conveyed in a combination car. The other cars were oc cupied by the guard of honor, the con gressional committees and the family. The combination car was festooned Heavily with black draperies, while the other cars were less elaborately draped. The train left Jersey City at 6:45 p. in. BBOOKI-YS, Feb. 19,-The people of this city observed the day out of respect to General Sherman. Flags were displayed at half-mast on all sides. Many of the stores were closed, and but little business was transacted in the courts. The public schools closed at noon. ST. Lone, Feb. 19.—The general com mittee on arrangements for the funeral ceremonies of General Sherman held a meeting this morning. The chairman of the executive committee stated that 2fK) members of the Missouri general assembly would take part in the exercises. General Merritt today received a telegram from Cincinnati stating that 100 members of the society of the Army of the Tennessee would arrive Saturday, and had been as signed a place with the Loyal Legion, in accordance with the instructions received from Washington City. General Merritt has provided for a guard at the tomb, which will remain as long as is deemed necessary. Information has been received that General Schobeld will be present. Ihe pallbearers have not yet been named, bqt will be selected this evening. Gov ernor Francis said that betweeu 1,000 and I,'JOOof the Missouri state militia would join the cortege, and other information in dicates that it will be one of the largest pageants ever seen. The following tele gram was received from Governor Camp- Governor Francis: Will send tbre* infantry regiments, one battery artillery, about I/*© men ana my militia •tufT. I can't go much to mv My adjutant, M. L. Hawkins, U now in ht. Louis, f lease give him instructions. Ihe officers of the Army of the Tennes see will meet this evening to take action in regard to meeting their comrades from distant points, who will arrive Saturday. The society will have the post of honor in the Becond division, and will be under the command of Major Merrill. Snow and rain have fallen all day here, and the streets are in a had condition. It is hoped that the condition will be im proved by Saturday. If the weather is favorable the funeral of General Sherman will be one of the most imposing pageants ever seen in the West. AH public build ings and many business houses and resi dences are elaborately dressed. This even ing memorial exercises were held in the music hall, and addresses were delivered by Governor Francis and others. SAW FRANCISCO; Feb. 19. —The committee on arrangements for memorial services in honor of General Sherman met this morn ing and the secretary was authorized to se cure either the First Congregational church or the Grand opera-house for services next Sunday. General Gibbon, commanding the department of the Pacific, will be in vited to preside and a eulogy will be de livered by General Barnes. Governor Markbam and other state officials will be invited to attend. OINIKiL SHERMAN'S RELIGION. Ho Bad Not Been a Communicant of the Catholic Church for Years. NEW YORK, Feb. 19. —Rev. Thomas Ew ing Sherman was seen by a reporter today touching the subject of General Sherman's religious belief. He said in a positive way that may well remove all doubt: My father was baptized ia the Catholic cbnrcb, was married in the Catholic church, and attended the Catholic church until the outbreak of the civil war. Since then he has not been a communicant, but nlways said to me: "If there is any true religion it is the Catholic religion." A week ago today ray father received absolution and extreme unction at the bands of Father Tavlor. He was unconscious a short time, but this has no bearing, for the sacraments could be administered to any person whose mind could be interpreted as desirous of receiv ing them. I will hold services over his remaina at 12 o'clock today in the presence of the family. They will embrace the reading of the regular funeral service prescribed by the ritual of the Roman Catholic church. Sherman Memorial Services at Olympia. OLYMPIA, Feb. 19. [Special.] The Olympia theater was crowded at the Sher man memorial services this afternoon, held under the auspices of George H. Thomas post. Telegrams from W. H. Calkins, who was to have delivered the eulogy, announced that he was sick in bed, and Senator Parkinson made a bril liant effort. Senator Owings and Secre tary Barton also made impressive speeches. The legislature adjourned in a body. Lieutenant-Governor Laughton, President Wilson, of the Senate, Speaker Shaw and Senator Van Houten occupied proscenium boxes. FOSTER MAY BE THE MAW. He Confers With the President—Tha Treasuryshlp Said to Be His. NEW YORK, Feb. 19.—Ex-Governor Foster, of Ohio, denied tonight that the presideut had summoned him here. He had a long talk with the president today, but would not say about what. A local paper will say tomorrow that Fos ter accepted the treasury portfolio today, and his name will be sent to the Sen ate soon. Steel Company Doable* Its Stock. CHICAGO, Feb. 19.—The stockholders of the Illinois Steel Company have voted to increase the capital stock of the company from $25,000,000 to f00.000.000. It is stated that the proceeds from the new stock will be used in enlarging the plant, and that only a portion of the stock will be put on the market. The strike at the company's works in augurated last December was ended today. The 2,500 employes accepted the sliding scale proposed by Manager Walker, and for the first time in nearly three months the South Chicago plant showed signs of life. Wages will be governed by the price of steel rails. When the price goes down wages will be decreased correspondingly. Barbed Wire Octopus a Failure. CHICAGO. Feb. 19.—The barbed wire men failed to bring their negotiations to a con clusion today. According to one gentle man, obstacles arose at every turn, and the prospect is now for another fight on the old lines. It is intimated that Washburn and Moen never intended to sell out. If another meeting is held it will probably be in Pittsburg. Arkansa* Treasurer's Shortage. LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 19.—The state treasurer reported to the legislature today that ex-Treaaurer Woodruff s sureties had paid him $63,740, the full amount of Wood ruff's shortage. Pennsylvania Railroad Men's Grievances. PiTTKBfRG, Feb. 19.—A grievance com mittee representing the Pennsylvania rail road employes is in the city to confer with the general officers of the company re garding their refusal to grant the demands of the men, as announced yesterday. Iqolqne Captured by Revolutionists. NEW YORK, Feb. 19.—Graces todjay re ceived a telegram from their Lima corre spondent that revolutionists captured Iquique February 17. Indiana Supreme Judge Dead. ISDIASAPOHS, Feb. 19.—Judge John G. Berkshire, of the state supreme court, died this evening of pneumonia. II you raat tvo i«w of lud e«li on L. Yen Lootvar * Oft, 1W Washington building NEWS OF NORTHWEST. Bnles Agreed on for Proceed ings Against Jndge Sachs. OLYMPIA AND THE SUNDAY LAW. Tacoma to Have a New Chief of Pollee at an Early Date. Steamer West ladlaa Arrives at Victoria With a Story of Trouble With Chilean Insurgents—Helena Coroner Decides to Investigate a Mysterious Death. OtVMMA, Feb. 19.— [Special.]—The joint special committee appointed to draft reso lutions of procedure in the Sachs case met today and agreed upon general rules for the removal of judges of any court of rec ord in all such cases. Adapted to the Sachs case the procedure will be: After charges are reported to both houses tomorrow, they will be spread upon the journals, and the speaker of the House, where the charges originated, will dispatch SSergcant at-Arms I>esh to Port Townsend to serve a summons and copy of the charges upon Judge Sachs, and subpomas upon wit nesses for the prosecution. He will also subpoena such witnesses as are desired by the defense. The snmmona will be return able in not less than four days. Some day next week, probably Wednesday or Thursday, the houses will meet in joint convention and the ac cused will be arraigned and asked to plead. If he pleads not guiltv, the trial shall pro ceed immediately. Witness«rs will be ex amined and after testimony is concluded the counsel will be allowed to argue for two hours on each side. The convention shall then dissolve, and the House will im mediately proceed to vote upon the reso lution of removal. If the resolution re ceives a three-fourths vote of all members elected it shall be reported to the Senate, and if it receives there a like three-fourths vote, Sachs will have been removed. The governor will be notified and he will fill the vacancy. The House judiciary com mittee tonight decided to report to the House two resolutions, one incorporating the charges against Sachs and the other to be used for removal when the final vote is taken. OLYMPIA NEWS. Bids for Constructing the Courthouse— The Sunday Law. OI.YMPI A, Feb. 19. [Special.]—The county commissioners todav opened bids for the new Thurston county courthouse. They were as follows; Lillis <fe Gross, Ta coma, $130,000; C. L. Cornwall, Olympia, $119,750; Nelligan & Garrety, Seattle, $127,- 900;; Robert Snively, Seattle, $121,745; W. A. Rogers, Olympia, $153,383; John Rigby, Seattle, $107,300. Action will be taken on the bids tomorrow morning at 9 a. m. The following land appraisers for Che halis county were today appointed by act ing Governor Laugbton; O. T. Coy, of Montesario; N. E. Kries, of Aberdeen, and Charles Scott, of Gray's Harbor. There is trouble in the city council over the election of a councilman to succeed George D. Shannon. The latter's resigna tion left five members, three of whom lavor the enforcement of the 6unday brw, and two oppose it. Neither party can agree on Shannon's successor. Mayor Horr is op posed to the Sunday law too, but under the new charter be has no vote. A bill has been introduced by Senator Owings in the legislature giving the mayors of cities of the third class a vote, and ff this passes, and Shannon's successor is a liquor man, the resolution to enforce the Sunday or dinance will be killed. Acting Governor Laoghton today issued a proclamation announcing the election of Ofympia as the permanent capital and seat of government of the state ot Washington. No provision was ever made for this action, and although considerable time has elapsed, the lieutenant governor thonght it tne proper thing to do. T A COMA DIATB9. Michael J. Reilly and Captain Dearborn Obey the Summon*. TACOMA, Feb. 19.-— [Special.]—Michae) J. Reilly, aged 42 years, proprietor of the Abbott house, died suddenly last night of heart failure. Mr. Reilly leased the Ab bott hotel for a term of years only a few days ago. He was formerly in the com mission business, and for a short time manager of the Tacoma hotel. He was a Sromment organizer of Irish societies, [is wife and one child survive him. Captain Dearborn, surveyor and inspec tor of cargoes at this port, died suddenly last night, aged about 55 years. He had been sick for about a week with fever, but the cause of death was the bursting of a blood vessel. Captain Dearborn was form erly commander of Pacific mail steamers plying between San Francisco and the Ori ent. His wife, two married daughters and one son, survive him. The latter is stew ard of the schooner Alice Blanchard. XKALOCB ZWICEIT STEPS OCT. The Tacoma Chiefs Resignation to Tahe Effect Immediately. TACOMA, Feb. 19. —[Special.]—Chief of Police Zwickey has concluded to have his resignation, which he placed in the hands of Mayor Kandle a few days ago, take efliect immediately. Mayor Kandle would have suspended the chief forthwith had he not resigned, because Mr. Zwickey, the mayor says, has been drunk witbin the pant two days, and acting in a manner un becoming an officer. In the first instance the chief would not have resigned. Mayor Kandle announced at the time, the cnarges of drunkenness would have been investigated thoroughly. Captain Ellis has been appointed to temporarily succeed Zwickev. The mayor will appoint a chief before March L Montana Eigtat-Honr Bill Killed. HELENA, Feb. 19.— [Special.]—The bill making eight hours a day's work in the mines was killed in the House today, after a hot debate. The bill made it a' misde meanor for a miner to contract to work more than eight hours a day, and was en dorsed by nearly 4,Ui)O miners, who urged their representative to work for its pass age. The bill likewise made it a misde meanor for any offer to contract for more than eight honrs' work a day. All the mine owners hare labored for its defeat. The afternoon was consumed in debate, the vote being reached late, which resulted 20 for and 30 against. Tacoma'i Building Inspector Installed. TACOMA, Feb. 19.— [Special.]—Building Inspector Forbes, who refused to vacate office and to allow R. L. Robertson, ap pointee, possession, was this afternoon de posed by two policemen and the board of public works, and Robertson was installed. Forbes savs the city has taken possession of his effects. Therefore, he will secure his rights in court. Abbott Hotel ia Tacoma Sold. TACOMA, Feb. 19.—(Special.]—The Abbott hotel will be sold tomorrow to H. C. Cle ment by T. O. Abbott, for $170,000. Cle ment turns in a large tract of land on the west side in the deal. Fierce Coaaty School Teachers. TACOMA, Feb. 16.— [Special.]—The fol lowing have been licensed to teach by County School Superintendent Stewart: TWELVE-PAGE EDITION. M|s» Edith White, Xn. AnnaM. Boone, Miss Cora Rwne Bernard, De Valia Y, Hopbine, R. H. McHorke, of Lebar; Idl B. Dukes D. K. Whiting, Frank Van kin*. John I). Hoover, of Burnett; Will Clo* ston, of Buckley ; G. F. Allen, of Eaton. Tille; I. W. V Bailey, Mrs. L. A. Wins low ; Lewis W. Carter, Mm. L. N. Cash. rs - C'. F. Hall, of Yanghn; Orwio B. Diglur, of Meridian; Exilda Bclleau. Miss Mary M. Eade, Miss Era Gibson, Miss Sarah E. Jackson, Miss Emily J. Cap michael, E. H. Stanford, of Steilacoom; Miss M. G. Bruce, George H. Allen, Jainei 8. Lewis, Michael O'Farrell, of Orting, Miss Mary Lees, of Puyallup; Miss NelH. Purns, of Sumner; Miss Jennie Smith, of Carbonado; Mrs. Dora B. Teachnor, am. Miss Elisabeth Shane. CHILIANS DEMANDED THE FOW DER Lively Experience of the Steamer We* ladlM at Cornel. VICTORIA, Feb. 19l [Bpecial.] Th« steamer West Indian arrived this morn ing, seventy-two days from Liverpool. 8h« is to go at once into the trade between this province and Australia, being the pioneet ship of the British Colnmbia and Austral* ian steamship line. During her voyags she had an exciting experience at Coronel, where she was detained ten days by Chi I. ean rebels. During the bombardment of the town, the steamer being in the line ol lire, her captain, H. F. Scott, concluded to move the ship out. He did so, but was pursued by one of the rebel war vessels, which fired three shots at him, two falling astern and one ahead. He stopped and was boarded by an armed force, who demanded posses sion of the powder on board consigned to the British naval authorities at Ksquimnlt. They made an effort to take it. but the captain represented to them that they alone would have to bear the consequences of such an act, and ran up the British colors. The boarders then withdrew and subsequently apologized, saying that they had been informed that some of the oppo site party were on board. The passengers on tne West Indian had a remarkably lively time all round, bnt unite in praises of Captain Scott's coolness and bravery. WILL EXHUME THE BOOT. Helena Coroner to Investigate Myster- ious Death of a Swedish Woman. HELENA, Feb. 19. —[Special.]— Coroner Rockman just learned today that a young Swedish woman, named Annie Johnson, had died suddenly about a week ago, and had been buried without a certificate. He called a jury tonight, and tomorrow will have the body exhumed for the purpose of investigating. The doctor who was called at the time of the death waa unable to say what caused the death. From what the doctor Mays it is inferred that she was poisoned, and the coroner's investigation may reveal whether the drug was adminis tered by her own handa or by others. Some of the friends of the dead girl have found a letter, supposed to have been written by her, which recites a tale of woe, and says it was the last letter she would ever write. If she penned the letter there is but little doubt but that she committed suicide. The coroner will make it hot for those who have failed to comply with the law in this case. VICTORIA KIWI. The Poacher Martha Wreaked In DH|« Cave—Sherman Memorial Service. VICTORIA, Feb. 19.— [Special.}—Captain Jones, part owner and master of the seal ing schooner Martha, arrived here this morning with hia crew of four men, the schooner having been totally wrecked in Dodge core, on the west coast, on the morning of the 12th inst. She had gone up to get Indian hunters and encountered a gale so fierce that she waa lifted bodily from the water and dashed on shore. There was no insurance. A public meeting will be held here Sat urday to pay respects to the memory of General Sherman. William Templeman, managing editor of the Evening Timet, and F. Marchant, a Japanese merchant, will oppose Colonel Prior and Thomas Earle, who seek re-elec tion as Victoria representatives in the Do minion house. Fatal Pall la a Wall at Portland. PORTLAND, Feb. 19.—Gottlieb Jacob, m German laborer at Oswego, fell into a well, a distance of fifty feet, today, and was killed. He was being lowered into the well when the windlasa broke. His legs were both broken and he was otherwise badly hurt, but after being taken out be was conscious for some time and directed the manner of hia burial and disposal of his property. He died on the way to the hospital. Tacoma Electric Company Incorporated TACOMA, Feb. 19. —(Special.]— The Com mercial Electric Light and Power Com pany was incoiporated today with W. H. Bushnell. president; Robert Hill, vice president; Chester Thorne. treasurer; and E. G. Biglow, secretary. The officers are the incorporators, and the capital stock is $250,000. The company will not be antag onistic to the Tacoma Light and Water Company. Chehalls Will Have Electric Lights. CHEHALIS, Feb. 19.—[Special.]—At a special meeting of the Chehalis city coun cil, held tonight, it was ordered that the city purchase an electric light plant with out delay. A committee of three council men was appointed by Mayor Millett to ascertain the cost and perfect arrange ments. It is desired to nave the works complete within thirty days. Olympla Forger Arrested at Tacoma. TACOMA, Feb. 19.— [Special.]—John Sweeney, aged 26, a gambler, was arrested this evening on a charge of forging three checks, aggregating $l. r io, on G. W. Brown, of Olympia. on the First National bank of that city. Joe Chialis, of Seattle, this evening caused the arrest of Max Isaacs on a charge of securing, on false pretenses, SBOO worth of cigars, which he was disposing of here, Isaacs was released under $1,01)0 bonds. The trial takes plaoe tomorrow at noon. Tacoma Leper Held for Trial. TACOMA, Feb. 19.— [Special.}—Bogans Balvator, charged with committing a crim inal assault upon Ruby and Jennie Simp son, aged 6 and « years, was this evening held for trial before the superior court. WORLD'S FAIR TKOUBLKI. Trie* Declared an ÜborQaaitlon-Lsk* Front Bit* May Bo Abandoned. CHICAGO, Feb. 19.— A squad of carpenters resumed work on the World's Cur build ings at Jackson park today and were not molested. The men will put to work grading next Monday. The contractors propose to employ only American citizens, ana this will avert any further trouble. The labor uniona, it la reported, are not, however, entirely satisfied with tne clause prohibiting alien labor. They want a defi nite statement that union labor will be employed and the eight-hour rule enforced on all work connected with the fair. To this end a committee from the varioua unions will labor with the directory at ita next meeting. A local paper says this evening that it ia understood it has been practically decided to abandon the idea of placing anypart of the exposition on the lake front. Thedif. Acuities in the way are numerous, and, it is feared, would be insurmountable in the brief time that remains for preliminary ar rangements. This statement ia not yet of ficially confirmed. Not the Greenwood Marderers. NAPA, CaL, Feb. 19.— Sheriff McKenscie received the pictures tonight of the two men arrested at Carson, Vev., suspected of the Hreenwood murder, hut they are not the murderers.