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SOUND MONEY CLUB.
To Be Formed by Seattle's Non partisan Business Men. 800 MEMBERS AT THE START. Tbwy Will Work and Tot* tor *ovad Mono? mm Adopted by the Laadlag Xatlaaa of tho World. A '*ll was issued yejrf»rd* Y for »h» f»r iMiion of a non-partisan club of fMa-ti* htuinni m»r, In tb» InKTWt of sound money. I? t« signed by kwm of tl» iirwif est "omm#rc'*l imm In th* ctty. end the gentlemen who have signed it are onfl dent ftMt they win begun th*ir arm****a tior. with »* members. The call. which •a • elf-explanatory. la pr.nted b*>ow. an-i a,»o the lift of sUmers: 'W*. th« BPd»r«i«w<l citiaer.*. repre senting the business interests of Seattle. Irrespective of party, betna In favor of ••and money, which alon* will maintain the honor of the nation and bring las t >«g jwospenty to all caaH of our citisens. and believing that all eotamereie: husgress will suffer from tmwise and ill-judged financial lenalattoc. hereby plelge our selves to work and vote for sound money, aa adopted by the i«ad<ng and moe* intel ligent nations of the world, ani hereby unit# In forminr a business men * aour.l money club of Seattle. Frar. k L Feurt. JL«awrenv-e L. Moore. B. W Morgan. C. W. i'bamtf.ain. f" W Mitchell. Joseph 8 RU herds. M B. Auruerlna, F. M Gordon. Frve-Bruhn Co.. Perrv Poison, M L«vv, L«eo 8. Bch*abacber, Albert Wi'toe. 8 B Hick*. H W. Mills, S Toby. Jr., A. M Hick«. F. J- Hah A Cooking ham. J B Powlee. F T Fis.-her. H. K Sier»b#-n»oa. John H Jackson, G. V/. Fisher. W. E. Slater. M A. Gotteteln. Frrl r Afkman, Frederic B Baker. A B Stewar*. K. Rosenberg. Thoraa* F. fiaaae, I- Kobn. F.. B Burweli. C. H. E. C Neufelder, J. B MaclH>ugaH. K. Morc«n«u»ro, C. H. Black. J. 8. Goldsmith. F. W. Baker. P. J. Wit!man. 8 Aronson. M. D. Havnes. F 8- hwahacher. f.. B Aliain F M Graham. A. E. Ma-'Culsky. ITi.MP F. Keliey. A. 8 Nlekeraon, C. A. Dean, X A. B*nborn. L. J Evan*. F. F Msom. M. A. I'.ttw. Frank T. Way. H. H. H»r»!a. George B. Adair, The members of the committee in charge of the rail wers surprised at the signs of satisfaction ahown by every busi ness man thev called on. Each on< signwl with an air of bavin* b«>en waiting for aome Just aueh organisation ihruugh which to expreaa hla financial convlctiona lrr#ap«»otive of partiaan hiaa or afllUatiox}. "Judging from what wa« *aid today." •aid J 8 Goldsmith laat night, ''the c.ub •Will start it# work with at leaat *>' nam* on the roll, and It ia proposed to make it th«> atronireiit organisation of lt» kind in the Northwest. Active work Will be be gun aa soon as the organisation Is com- ; plete. and w# hope that the Nov*mbrr •lection will ahow aome signs of earnest and effective work." The first meeting of the club will be held In th» Chamber of Commerce neat Tuesday evening at ft o'clock. CAUCUS NOMINATIONS. Betarue From All Praolnota Not Here- tofore Publl bud. The Republicans were kept busy yes terday talking about the caucus nomina tion* of Wednesday night. They said that the attendance was as large and the en thusiasm greater than In former years, and they now feel mora confident than aver of carrying the coining eleotlon by A large majority Following ar* tha nominations made In the precinct* not published yeaterday. and corrections Vn one or two inatances: Firat ward. Second precinct—l). 11. l.e Clare. E. M. Schrsck. Seventh precinct— T. W. Daahley and F W. Newell. Third ward. Fourth precinct—George Miller and Robert Foster. Fifth ward. Sixth precinct—A, H. Ru elle. C. W. Andrews. H. H. Cayton, B. F. Rriggs. A. C. Bharpe, Eben Osborne. H. W. Whitworth. tir. O, H. Sparling, G. B. Chapln, W. T. Willi*. J. E. Lilly and T. C. Hopkins. Sixth ward -The name of Hugh T. Wil liams was inadvertently omitted from the list of those nominated In the Third pre cinct of the Sixth ward. Eighth ward, Second precinct—George H Park, Dr. L. W. Carpenter. Nelson Jl'iCullum, S. E. Davidson. A. V. Ball, Alexander Allen. F. H Day. H. W. l>ur rant. W. C. Calhoun. J. H. Detinla, F. S. Sylvester, A. Feek and Alexander Ham ilton. Ninth ward. First precinct—M. L. Al vord and F. G. Melhua. Gilmstn—Wc«w y Wtlson. George A. Brooks. John Dobaon, P. J Smith. W. W. Silvester, Dr. W. E. Oilieon, Jackson Robinson. John H. Gibson. Thomas Jew ell, David Weir. Auburn P. 11. McMahon, B. E. Hoye, 1,. M. Pauley. E. R. Rlsaell, George Hart. W J. l,utin, C. C. Chandler and T. J. Trayer. Kent H. B M id 1 »n. Own T.»>lor, M M. Morrill. B J. Rogers, E I- WhUte more. W. J. Shinn. S, C. Clark. Frank Smith. J Saul<\ Albert Richardson, John Shepleh and D. F I* Fevre. Rt»puhllc«n Mnrtlng at Kent. RcpubV: ana filled to overflowing the I. O. O. F. had at Kent last right in re sponse to a call from the county com mittee John P. Hardman and W. B. Gay. of this city, made stirrina speeches which w< re hi artlly received and ap plauded to the echo. Mr. Hardman made a point on the defensive attitude assumed by Bryan in h!« speech at New York and his arguments f rth many rounds of che*ra» Mr Gay spoke on the financial que »(!%:<. Tl r.» were \er !00 j-? e sent. Ninth U «rtl Itejintillcans Th* Republicans of th* Ninth ward will hold a meeting at So>ve:> ha! Fremont, at * o'clock tor. ght lli mon W Craven will addrt ss the meeting liy order of the committee. roiJTit vi I*ol\ n its Etfi M'okir that h* will b* a cauidtd*t» f r < verr. <r brt.ira th* ft« in»blir*n <«onv*mion. It h*.* Ml.t that 1 W Kvin« !» down from F*r*nk: n coS>ciin* from th«» various >«r. 5; .%•«* io hrlp .',,.1 th»> ex;* »•«** <>f th« FYankMn !«■ Evfns. It Is **sd, tr!'.» that hr *;■•»»! v Wn m* * and thr colored rr*n **«t him Vmn to e >,:«• -1 money for thrr noons**. Thrre i* r ,» truth in Cn>*h * rtnv>r!. No I*-'< v cn;# yet b*«*n w)Kt«t. an ! l*»* F"*vnkhn deSr gattOß wttl V *» > to im* o*n rv p«»n»»r« vh«n tJ>*v *n» #!r.»'<-! A RwuMk'«n who n,Ut- '<M :h<» o« < • -1, W«dn<>*9ay tiMiht w:4 ***t*r •.-*> : -ft fun to »**<» ife* KtßuN 'Wtf w 'lO bo!' <-'. ticket o*l <M*«oußt of their fr- *'iv««r »••■■< nirnt com* «.ro .ir-1 t*i» r>v>-« *,*»!-♦ w • Lemons... MIX JVJVT, vooo *IRR, 20c 'X2 2 Dozen 35c. SEITTLE TRADING CO. OROCKKS, j 111 OCCIDENTAL AVEXIt Awarded Highest Honors—World's Fair, OeM Medal, Midwinter Fair. •DR tuor * CREAM BAKING POWDER M'sst Perfect Made, gp Yftn the Standard were Ivotdine the eaucu»e« There they «w thefr friend*, companions and so-~jal and buitir:*** associate!* working like beav er* for the goo<l of the grand old Repub lican party. Some of them could scarcely refrain from taksn* a hand in the worn. We went to them ahoflk hands with them and sa d Jokingly: 'Well, we are giad to von h» -k to the fold." We knew you would not star awniy tor a great while from your life-iort* friends ' This treat meT*t rna-*e them feel ehe*-pi*n. «r,-l from the w*> thev talk*' about their new po )**?<-ai a«socia?ep it will not be lon* before they wil! he- r. the ranks a**.!: fighting !«rder than ever for the prin cjpiea of the Republican party. I fell you. It u har<l for a man to desert the party w'th wh,«h he has b*en associated sin-e he he<-am»- a mar., and a party, perhaps, of which h:s father was a worthy member. Rv the time ele- tion day around I expr-t jo s«*e per cent of tho*e who de serted come back Into the fold." 1' It AX K Bnt.N* HOME Fr*»m <"ook Inlet on the *rbnoner Er land Ihe Vsllle Jtaien Bound In. In the bronxed and bearded young man who arrived in the city yesterday on the steamer Evangel from Port Towr.send, few wouil have recognised Frank E. Burns, the well-known young man, who left here for Cook inlet about two months ago. Ha looked like a hardy prospector, to whom the Implements of the sartorial artist had long been a stranger. The schooner 3?eiia Erlaod, on which he re turned from Alaska, was lying becalmed in the straits, a* was also the schooner Nellie Jensen. Bums. In company with J. C. Alien, of Allen Sr Powell, left the Kriand on Wednesday and going to Port Townsend took the Evangel for Seattle. J B. Paey. of th«- MacDottgall-Bouthwick company, also resumed on the schooner, but remained on the boat. Th>- voyi|» made t>> Mr Burnt to Cook Inlet was not entirely one of pleasure, his main object being ro obtain a steamer load of paaaengers, for whon? accommoda tion the Pacific Coast Steamship Company intended to send one of Its la rue vessels. This scheme was found Impracticable, .*»> the Alaska Commercial Company had al ready taken possession of the field and was offering to carry passengers to Sitka In either the steamer Dora or Bertha for 116 and from 9itka to Seattle for $lO. mak ing the entire trip but 135. Many passen gers have been obtained on this proposi tion, and the first voyag at those rates will be made from Cook Inlet September L Monica for Children. Mrs, H. D. Brown, superintendent of the Children's Home Society, has received six children this month, and now has a pair of twin boy baliies for adaption. She wants to place them in a good family where they will have Christian training. Rev. George F. Whit worth Is president of the local board for Seattle, and Mrs. Sarah J. Eaton has been authoried to col lect funds for the society. Tlis -ii.vder-KW«m"U|f How. A. J Snyder, who had a row Wednesday with the f!r-*t husband of Mrs. Snyder, says he di 1 not bring on the trouble by striking Fifm!n«r. the firs; husband. In the face. According to his side of the story, Fleming bad ro cause for complaint and started the fight himself. A ( ar Off th « Track. A street car of the Consolidated line left the track yesterday afternoon at the cor ner of Bowman and Kllbourne avenues, Fremont. The car ran for several feet through an adjoining fit Id, but nobody was seriously hurt. imi:vi i ir>. The la lies* auxli.arv of the T. M. C. A. will hold a meeting at the V. M C. A. !«rior* Saturday, at 2.S> p. m. Frank H. White and K P. Buck re turned yesterdav from their anr lal sum mer vacation on Hood canal. Thev made* the vo\ >»;. In their own yacht. .in,l report a delixhtful time. The trophies of b*-ar skins, de« r hides and the like which they brought baca slve gf»o<l proof of thdr prowess as auntera. The body of WHllam Relland was buried yesterday in Mount Pleasant cemetery. The Maccabees, of which society young Relland w is .* member, attended the fun eral. The pallbearers w.re the machin !*•* if the Oregon Tmprox - met • Company, the former companion* of Relland. There were many beautiful floral pieces. I h»**» I'ssltil t'otiduiti*. The kidneys and bladder. sometimes be com# torpid And wrvk fro?ti unc*o#rtiUn ahl»- cause*. When this o ours, th#.T .1(«. chargH'g function Is of necessity very !m --p. f. :lv performed, and <*eria'n iehri*. whi-h i« the result of natural bodily waste art decay, does not escape as it should but remains to corrupt the blood and del velop poisjwK»us humors an 1 dangerous as well a* painful diseases. It Is on» of the benefl ent effects of Hosteiter's Stomach Hirers to gentlv stimulate the urinary organs and prevent them from lapsing into a state of inactlvtiy. always provoca tive of their inflammatory degeneration and docay. How much better, then, fs it to adont this Wild diuretic as a ir.e*-* of inciting them to action, than to Incur the danger of this destruction To e*p#| from •h» «\«!*m wHsjr rra iter through 'he ttowel* and kidney*. and to reruia-e atK | arouse the s'omach tn.i liver, are amorg the chief uses of this valuable remedy. Moate i ri*i« • tcurslitn Tomorrow th« Seattle * International mllway will run Us third annual excur sion to Monte Crtsto, Train win leave Columbia street station at S a. m.. arriv ing at Silverton about 11 a m and at Mon te Cristo about noon. Three hours will be allowed at the Utter point for the in spection of the mines and concentrator. The fare for the found trip has been pia ed at U *l,\ to *sn rran« i l»«>«>. !*!."» S' .»i tie. in ' i l • g berth in Tourist »;<<e:>er. from PBrt'sol: I.M fsrst-<lass. in ch) 1 ".g berth tn Iht -an sieeprr. from p s >r;land. for train leaving August 14th. at ? 40 p. m . sn 1 August ISth. at 4 »*» a m. Ticket« to all rKis• < Has- through Cali fornia same as VortTielines. Southern lXscifk ticket oW-ce. *1» First avenue. It's n (likkS (ins. Today's spef *1 ";«.• ' sn- h at the Royal restaurant W.i Sn*.«le s>">up. ftsh. ha f roast sprtiig ch; ken. ta«r.e duck, spring lamb, pesfcrhes and cream, tea. coffee, milk, etc. V«>t!ce to lV|»<«|t <rs. A div-d*nd of per cent, to Ispositors of the harts' National ba"k s r-w t* ro D Ha.iey Hui .1 ng. For tite cor.v v.. : e of wo.-k;:.g have cla ms the b»nl o;»en the office T>. lay evening fn-,;n T to t CH AS*. H Receavgg. tTben was k, we fare U«-f Cartixla. she was a ChiW. she cried for Ca«.>ria. fl»a she became she clung to Ctatwia W «Im had Ctuelrea, ihe gave thcai Cartorta. AN EXPERfS VIEW. Frank E. Howard on the Situa tion at Cook Inlet FROM AN UNBIASED STANDPOINT Four Hnndr*4 Mw «t Tork on *li- Mil* Crwk, and a Largo Xurober Pro'pwtlnf -Cteancea tor Mtom. Perhaps no man is better able to tell of the «"xa"t conditions at Cook In et than Frank £. Howard, whose letter to tna Paas-tetelligeneer is printed berewith. Mr. Howard has for some lime been connect ed with the Juneau M:n.ag Beeord. and f»as spent fourteen years !i»*the rair.ir.g re g ans of the north. This is not ht* first season at Cook inlet, and his article is a truthful exposition of the resources of that aw h mai.gTied country. Mr. Howard tells of the first discoveries, of the disappointment and chagrin of the who fiock*d into the country when the ground waa covered with snow, only to find mat the country had already been prospected and cla ms staked out. These are the men. he says. who. instead of s:rik:rjg out to hunt up new cre«ks. sold their o jtflts and left the country, of course giv.ng it a black eye. Others who arrived later were so filled with bad news they returned on the same boat that brought them up. and brought back with them the yarns of the first ones. But a large number of the newcomers remained, and misi of th- m are working and doing welL Mr. Howard a letter seems to bear out the statement already made by the Post- Int? gencer that men who go to Cook in let will fare about the same a3 men do in otner localities. If they are miners, will ing to wcrk hard, bear hardships aid stick to ;r. they will not starve to death, and stand a chance of at ieast making a liv ing Mr. Howard's letter fo.lows: ajnr.w City, Cook Inlet. Alaska, July 2£, liSifi.—lt is amua;ng to the permanent swttier of this section of Alaska to read the garbled and ofttimes contradictory reports that have appeared of late in the columns of the Paoific coast newspapers r'eiauve to the mines and general outlook of thia country. Some give highly flat tering reports of great richness in the beds of the streams wherein sacks filled w;th golden grain only await the packing off. and others are so contradictory that one af;er reading them would naturaHy infer that even the "color" of g>ld was a scarce production of the country. There fore, to enlighten an inquiring puOiic this article is given them from both an un biased and unprejudiced standioint of view, taken by personal observations gathered through nearly four months' traveling and panning from the mouths to the headwaters of the stream?. In the article we endeavor to give an account of past and present happenings in the district and a general description of the country's geological features. First iJlscovery, The first discovery of gold made in Sun rise mining district was In the fore part of the summer of ISSi, by one Saiiford J. Miils. an old placer miner of forty years' experience, who is now the elected re corder of the district. The original dis coverer located for himself one claim, and one only up to the present time, of twenty acrea. Following upon the heels of the discoverer came a hundred pros pectors or more who began prospecting the at ream from the mouth to tho head waters. and-staked off claims in the most favorable spots w here gold could find per manent lodgment along the banks and in the beds. Some of these men were "grub-staked" and others were oi e of a party of several who were scattered out at that time prospecting in different sec tions, and in such cases more than one claim was located by such repr >senta ti\<'« of other men by power-of-a'.torney and as partnership agreements, and these are Uie causes whereupon later arrivals in the field have entered protest against the discoverers locating so much ground. But more of this later on. Some time after the discovery of the crc.k the miner*, according to law. at a public meeting, laid out Sunrise mining district and elected a district recorder; no local rul«s arvl regulations were passed upon governing the siae of a claim or the number of claims that any one man could locate, the law governing such, as laid down in the United States statutes, being adopted. Therefore, if a man saw fit he could locate a claim of twenty acres and was not restricted to only one claim in a district. The heaviest flow of gold seem ing to come doau Mills. Canyon ar 1 Six- Mile creeks, which form one continuous stream in like rotation, before fail the ground was nearly all taken up along that line, and in one or two Instances one man had located as high as three claims, or one ciaim upon each of the fork.'. To make a description of this line of streams plainer, first com< s in Six-Mile creek, starting from Its mouth where It empties into Turnagaln arm. and running up twelve miles to the forks with Canyon cre-ek, thence up Canyon cr>nk ten miles to the forks with Mills creek and thence up Mills creek about eight miles to Its source, making a total distance of about thirty miies. aior.g which line, ever, up to the present time, all the richest claims of the district are looa ed. Wh><n the spring rush arrived men on snowshoes, and s.>me without, wading througl snow up to their hips, continued hastily on in their rush up the main golden artery. The most of these men were tenderfeet in mining camp*—never <»w a mine in their lives, or had the slightest idea how to reduce a pan of gravel. They expected to see the hars and beds of the streams glistening with yellow m"t*l, and a.i they had to do was to drive a stake, camp thereon and commence panning out a fortune. But tmaglne their disappoint ment and chagrin when they found through looking the ground over that stake* had been driven thereon the year before and the record books showed mete*, bounds and date* of valid prior location* according to the laws of the land and th*» district. Then these people grew wild; they classed the discoverers and original locators of the ground as a «et of hogs and laid plans to call miners* t?) meetings to adopt local rules and regulations to cut claims down to 500 feet square and limit a man to the location of on y one claim in a district; they were going to stop the I of claims by a j»ower of-attornev. or one partner letting for another, in fact. they w»re going to gov ern the district with laws of their own rrtksnr. With this idea In view numerous w- -ten bond Mils were posted throughout the ' (strict raili-g a miners" meeting at a certain da'e. putting "By Or«>r of the Committee" as a s .mature to such no t es. in one instance a few miners gath ered a* the forks, the place de«'ii*ated for such a meeting at the d%*e mentioned, bu* as the «ntd "committee" failed *o pat in an appearance and make themselves known and heard on the premises, the m<«et'ng was not cal-ed to order_ m ners decided to pay no more atientlon to calls uaifM they bore the signa ture of the recorder of the district. \iirent of tlie Jti'itpers. Following the schemes to limit aM cut Sown claims ■""* me the "jnir.i*r»," and r>( conrse tftWrf tut choirs claims w»r* Jumped upon. As a natural consenjiteiv e tV« p'an of securing claims ha* caused trouble. with one snorting *ersr»e on the en' -kr and «e\eral m >r* hrwwir:: f the are allowed to continue and ho: 1 The shooting scrape above r*- f err el to was the result of a gang o? tw- »-e newcomers < i-wpir.g a claim on Car.yoa cr*ek owned by Mr. beetle. The ©« r.er ordered the jumpers to quit the claim, but they would not go. an! the cot.*e.}uewere that later on one of the lumper* received a bad. but not fatal, in .e: wound In the hin Arr ners' meet leg has been called by the recorder of the dts'rsct. to be held •% tike ttxh tut., to hear the teetlmony in the case and en dear v to adopt measures to pat. a stop t? further Jump ng and occurrences of a like a:urr- A* the matter sow s-rin -.a. a jumper can go onto and get po».*»->««..>n c.' a am in! literacy "gut'" it before oci.va through the district court a: S.:ka THE SEATTLE POST-DfTELLIGENCEB, FRIDW. AUGUST 14. 1896. con!i be taken to remove hitr. from the ground or stop hj workir.g thereon. It 1a the unanimous plea of the mine owners here that the ccvemnwrrt furnish a United Stst«ai tommtmoHtr ar.d a United States deputy marshal for this place to guard aga n*t much serious trouble that will tv rw. A largs wmber of claims have ai re® Jy been jumped, and seen will be klll-d Irs the disputes tf government ofT.- c)ai> ane rot placed here to settle them. Finding that a.l cf the choice ground alcng the geld belt been located. in stead of striking- out to hunt up new f'kt. a larr- number of th» newcomers disposed of 'heir summ»r outfits at at ore kOling prices and !ef* rhe country, and, of conrse. rare :t a black eye to every news paper reporter they encountered upon their arr-.vai below. ar.d o - h e r9 who ar rived here later were »o stuffed with had rew» that they did not even go ashore, but returned on the same boat *hat brought them up. ari took back wrh them the yarns of the first ones. But it fs also true that a large number of new corners are remaining l here: some have Jocnted upon unclaimed creeks, others have located fractious between claims alone the gold belt, and others hava bought whole claim? and interests, while still others have leased claims for a season and for a year or more. ar.l quite a num ber are working for wages or "sniping" bedrock at low tide or the beach and at points along the stream. Common wages In the are $2,50 rer d*v anl board. The market Is overstocked with provision* and there is not the slightest danger of any person here going hungry, although a: times certain articles have become short, the principal cases being good but ter and choice brands of toMcco. At the Fourth of Julv celebration held in Sun rise City over && persons were counted, which did not Incluie then one-half the present population of Sunrise mining dis trict. Men Who Are Working. In this district ean*s of from two to twelve men are now sluicing and rocking I upon eighty-seven claims, as far as can be heard from, which number does not in clude the "snlners" who are wcrkinjr upon exposed pieces of bedrock. At least 400 men are now activelv washing upon ' claims from the mouth of Six-Mile creek up to its various heads, and a large num ber are out In the field nrospect.ng. As to what amount of gold th.s district wiil produce at the close of the working sea- son. even an estimate could not be placed upon It. but it will certainly reach $50,000. Seme of these 400 claim workers are growl- ing, while others are lubilant. The "snip ers" inform us that they tackle a new niece o? bedrock when their work drops to $1 per day; the Apollo Mining Company, located at the forks of Canyon and Mill creeks, last week cleaned up sT , i*. which was their clean up for one day's run with a force of eijrht men. working a nine-hour shift, and shoveling into one string of sluices. This companv cleans up every n'.gtit. The other claims are producing intermediate results. In the early part of the season but few claims had been opened up and ready to commence washing, ani so far most of the work done has been opening up claims in the shape of wh.p sawing lumber, running ditches and put ting in wing dams to turn the streams, and washing upon all of them will be com menced bv the first of the month. In thi3 district the largest nusrg?t taken out this summer weighed $!5.60. which came from Tatum's ciaim near the head of Mils creek, belntc weighed at sl6 per ounce. The largest nugg<*t found in the country came from the Beede claim on Bear creek, weighing $42.50 r Formation. ! Geologically speaking of the country, its ' rocks from the mouth of Six-Mile up to its j headwaters are composed of alternate strataa of green baasalt and slate, with a general trend in a northeast and northwest direction. The slate strataa split easily into laminae transversely to their beds. Along the banks of the stream are high gravel bars, and the country throughout is marked with extensive glacial deposits. ! The pebbles and bowlders are exceeding smooth through long periods of moving and washing, some of them being of for eign matter to the country rocks, showing evidences of having come long distances, and together with the clay deposits bore ! hither much of the' rold in their train. ! Passing through the country the markings ! of an old river channel are still visible to the geologist, which wound its way from j the far interior southwest to the coast. ; It might have been either the Copper riv er or the Lushitna. which large streams I today run tranquilly upon either side, and In ages past were shipped into their pres j ent beds bv earthauakea and violent vol i canie eruptions. A chain of smooth, round i knobs and rolling hills mark the general trend of the gold belt, while walling it on i the east Is the highest and most rugged i chain of peaks Imaginable. The origin of the gold here is in the high gravel banks, but scattered through th> m in not suffic ient quantities to make them paying pro- Dositlons. at least bv shoveling into sluices, although the indications are favorable for hydraulic workings; at least such is the • case where the banks lav yet undisturbed j by later and present wash of streams. Six-Mi'.e creek and a number of its trlbu ! taries form an intestine running through the auriferous gravel body, and th> washes i of years have made ground sluices and concentrated the gold upon low bars, la en-vices of the bedrock, and upon other points where It could find permanent lodgement. Associated «,th the gold and found in the pannings an 1 in large r.um i bers in the clean ups are large and small i nebbles of "ironstone." smoothly polished, of a dark reddish bfswn clor. and having ! the appearance of smelter slag when brok | en open. T;.e gold on Six-Mile creek la identical with the character of that found on Forty-Mile creek, on the Tukon. In i the main it is "coarse" gold, but having the appearance of being much struck and flattened by rolling boulders, as If hit Wth a hammer. Some of the pieces, too, are sorrvwhat round and of rough surface appearan e, but when taken as a whole is Generally classel by miners as "mealy" gold. Pieces from 60 cents to tr, and JS * sht are numerous. T a character of Fold Is undoubtedlyl all a foreign matter. H jwever. there is also particles of gold of local orig.n mixed with it. which is real ly j distinguished by its rough, sharp and bright appearance, in fact the schistose j racks are laced with small str.ngers of j euartx, in which specimens carrying free gold have been found. In the main the j cold In the low- bars :a carried in pay streaks. "Chicken feed" gravel at grass roots sometimes carries a rich pay streak, and stratas of clay a few feet under* j ground form a bedrock with a rich cover i ing. Away from the old river channel j nothing of any great Importance has been j strjek. although on Mn.tlJ side creeks that head In the old channel paying bans are i now being worked. At a period the *hole country | was subjected io violent volcanic erjp | tkma that chang-d the whole surface of • t'i'» country, and the subterranean flras j are not extinguished even at the pres j ent date, as the fr <ju*»nt earthy Jakes and j smoking volcanoes yet indicate. On >h« «th of May last w.* had a violent shoe* of earthquake at Sunrise City, I caused the spruce boughs to dance a* J if in demoraic g><\ and the roar of the ear'h's artillery was something appalling ! It seamed as if the earth was era kit — open and one imagined that he couU i hear th® thumping* and fee! the shocks of great boulders as they bounced from sMe to •> V ars l strc -k the walls of the chasm r lerneath his feet. The crust of i the earth at th s particular point Is r | t !y not very thick, with a boiling eal | dron underneath. j Pat It certainly i« not our intention by ! s; h remarks to shock the nervous sys -1 *• ms of r*>ple who intend to pitch their tet s in this land of gold for wral or for i woe. but. or, the Cher hand, to give them a -out the country that they rosy dr.. w their conclusions a-t'ordingly and I stay away or -ome prewired to meet the j con ing»-nc.es that th**y will have to meet I ***•& arrival here. There is a vast i mineral country surrounding here 'hat «» J yet ur prospected. If you are a miner and a prospector and wart to enrer th<* flel.J jas&u a. me on, for yo^ r chants of w cning are good. If not, you had better stay away. Christ Miller has announced himse'f j a OindhJale for the oflkoe of con*tabi» ft>r i *"• r*e "ict. subject to tha decision of the Republican convention. A. M. GILMAN DEAD. His Bodv Brought Down From Alaska on the Topefea. STRICKEN WSTH PARALYSIS. He Left lor the North May 9 on the Schooner Ellida. Was Injured, and Died July 14 at Yakutat. * ™ coffin containing the form of A. -f. ji.nsan, of this city, was borne from the steamer City of Topeka on its arrival ■•re yesterday afternoon, and the men on ti«e dock who asked the bearers who was * hearing the well-known name. *^l—. " ar ~ ;a * man who ran for may- f had; he was a good man." Such is the tribute paid to A. M. Gt.man by all who had known him during his vears of residence in Seattle or on the Coast. News of his death came very suddenly on his frier. * s here. They had no other idea than that he was now at Cook inlet mingling v»:th the horde of gold seekers and enduring with them the trials and hardships which reports from that district have ied people to believe existed. But like others who left here full of energy and hope he found death await.r.g him in the north, and brought sorrow and des olation to the home he bad left instead of the anticipated joy and riches. The schooner Eliida left this city for Alaska May 8, with A. M. Gilman as cap tain and Joseph Hohman, J. J. Hunter. Frank R. McCoy, F. C. Mwre. E. E. Cra ven and J. F. Solomon as crew. The lit tle vesse. was owned by the party, having been acquired at a sheriff*s sale about thre« weeks previous for $606. The schoon er was well equipped for a long voyage, and the plan was to go first to Portland nanal. British Columoia, from there :o Jun»aii. and thence to Prince William sound and Cook inlet. When seven days out the accident occurred which after ward resulted in Capt. Gilman's death. He was standing in the bow of the boat looking out over the water when one of the men who was working at the sheets was thrown violently forward and struck him in the back. Both men were hurt and Capt. Gilman felt a slight stroke of paralysis, which apparently passed off. At Juneau the party was augmented by the arrival of two other prospectors, on* of whom was A. W. Foy, formerly fore man of the city blacksmith shop here, who accompanied the body to Seattle. The vessel had proceeded on its way as far as Yakutat, which is between Sitka and Cook inlet, when on July 11 a weakness, which had been growing or. Gilman gradually. In creased to such an ex*ent that Dr. Theo dore Snypp of the little town was sum moned to attend him. According to the death certificate, he grew rapidly worse, and on Monday, July 13, his entire left side was stricken with paralysis, the shock leaving him unconscious. The next morn ing at 55 minutes past 4 o'clock he died. A coffin was made and the body inclosed and oacked with brine. The prow of the Ellida was once mor« turned toward Sitka. On arriving there Capt. Hanson, of the steamer Dora, running between Sitka and Prince William sound, most courteously agreed to convey the remains to Juneau. From that point they transshipped on the steamer Topeka and brought to Seattle. Mr. Gilman had Intended, so Mr. Foy said yesterday, to return by the steamer Topeka, but not in the way de creed bv fate. The body was met by J. A. Stratton. of Stratton. Lewis & Oilman, who had re ceived a telegram about an hour before announcing Its coming, and had sent mes sages to L. C. Oilman, brother of the de ceased. now at the Democratic convention at Ellensburg, and to Mrs. A. M. Oilman. It was taken to the Butterworth undertak ing parlors, and Mr. Stratton and Mr. But terworth went at once to the home of the stricken wife. They found her utterly prostrated by the news. She shed no tears, but her dumb agony was more af fecting than the loudest protestations of grief could have been. "She was bound up in her husband." said one who was at the house." ant was as dependent upon him as a child on its father." Mrs. L. C. Gil man conferred with Mr. Stratton and Mr. Butterworth as to the disposition of the body. It was decided to defer any further steps until Mrs. A. M. Oilman shall have recovered sufficiently to signify her wishei in the matter. A. M. Oilman was a man about 40 years of age. He was born and reared in Maine and came to this coast when a young man. The education received In his boy hcod was supplemented by considerable travel, and he had visited Mexico and the Southern states. His true profession was that of a civil engineer, though he was forced to work most of his time as me chanical engineer. He was employe! on one of the steamers of the O. R. & N. Company on the Columbia river beforo ccmlng here. As a politician he affiliated with the better element of the Populist party. He was chosen in the last city campaign as the Populist Association n m- Iree for mayor. His popularity was great and while some may have doubted his fit ness to be at the executive head of the city's affairs, none questioned the up rightness and honor of the man. The fact that from a campaign bristling with per sonalities. and during which some bitter ness was shown by the conter. ling parties, he came unscathed, is the best evidence of an unblemished career. He was by no menns a politician, but his honest face ani sincere manner won for h:m a follow ing which he cou'.l not have gained by diplomacy. While he had always a healthy man in the common acceptance of the term, he had been unable to take out life insurance, owing to an accident that had broken three of hi» ribs and left his heart subject to spells of weakness. He was a brother of L. C. Oilman and D. H. C, 'man. He leaves a wife and two chil dren. OTHER ALASKA SKWS. The Topeka's Llat and Cargo - Cook lnl»*t *torle«. A great Influx of Alaskans was brought to Seattle on arrival of the steamer of Topeka from the North yesterday af ternoon at 3 o'clock, with ninety-two first class and seventy-two steerage passen gers. As one of the officers of the steam er said, "an I still they ~ome." The car?o wis a valuable cne. There were forty torr* of ore fr >m the mines at 9heeo for the Everett smelter ani a large let of canned salmon for Seattle. There were seventy-two tons of fretsht for transshipment on the steamer Walla Walla for San Fran'isco. Following is the pas senger list: Mr. and Mrs O. A. Betti*. N'at Kaufman. C. C. M Marlem, N. H. Bertrom. L. C. Oppenhelmer. Mrs. A Mc- A'lliff, Mrs. E. E. B :«h. E. H. Stafford, Echo Soder. Mrs. S. I> King. Miss May nard. J. J C. Barbor. J. J. McKone. F. H. K-c';es John Mashn. H. O. Thornton. Mr. ani Mrs. E. Andrews, S. C. Web ster, Mrs. Pear "e, Mrs. M Sorey, George Hay. Dr. Sinclair. W. O. Smith. I»ai>e!:a V. Whitney. John K. Winchester. F Smith. Mrs. J. H. Abbott. Mrs. John Elder. Miss C. H. Lesser. Miss J. Mason. V-« Sartor:. Miss Ella Sartor:. Ada L. W fgard. G. H. Caiktns. Mr. and Mrs. g. A. Ketchner. Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Mead. D. S. Kerney. D F'.anigan. W. H. Miller. Mr. and Mrs. George Dyer, Fremont vVrge F O. You-g. H. P. Bitter, A. B. French. Miss F Wilkin* M Bail-y. A. W. Foy, H M. Brown. Miss V. C. Ulri-k, Frances Short. T. F. Jamison, D. Cas sAy P. E. Tiermunn. E G. Stratton. O. D. Braman, E. H. Dtnseorr, A H. G;m- Sauer, Capt H. Mc In tire, Thomas Kumbs, A W. Greeley, Mrs O. J. Humphrey. Mrs. Noerloi. Mr. and Mrs. H. Wettonburg. F. pennock. Lillian NeHen. S ML Robinson. <* Robinson. Mrs. B K Block, Mrs. Mary M Do- \il Th >ma« S. Robinson, Mrs. E. Bilious Colic. Ptnoßl who are subject to attacks ofbp j. jis colic should try Chamberlain's Colic, Cooler* and Piarrho** rives prompt relief arwi it taken m «oc,n as the first indication of the <iiiea«e appears, it will prevent the attack. The 25 arwi 50-cent sues are for sale bv druggists everywhere. Hughes. MarJ* Sanborn. Annette Mm. C. W Tremcnt, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. M' _ - rell. Mis? Wrrr*'!, Mr. and Mrs. O. H. Kellsr. Mrs Edith Keller. Miss Ansl« Marsh*!. Cart. H. Hardin*. Mr?, Spoftord ard seventy-two others. The Tepeka wiil sail for Alaska tomor row mcraing at f o'clock. "There sre a nturt*r of •chooser* now en the way to Seattle with a large number of passengers aboard." said A. W. F*>y. who returned on the Topeka. "A steamer which was purchased by H. H. Cali:g*n was passed fifty miles out of Juneau with twenty-four aboard. The schooner L«eyal came into Juneau while we were lying there, w'.th twenty-e:ght. and four or five o*her boats are now on the way down. The situation at Cook inlet is rot so bad as reported, but it is bad enough T s e late season, with the great quantity of snow, has discouraged many, and they are coirirg out as fast as possible. I be lievs equally good orospects are to be found in this state. There are a few who are doing well, and while the richness of the country has been overdrawn, there is nevertheless something there. The Ellida party has good prospects, and will s:ay w:th it during the season." Among the passengers was the party from the 'University of Washington, com posed of Pr?f. Mark Bailey. Prof. E. H. Stafford and Arthur H. Hutchinson, which visited Alaska in search of scientific via'a regarding its geclo«>cal formation and fauna. WORK OF AX INCENDIARY. A Double H< in North Seattle Burned laitt Nljrht. Ths double residence at 431 Olympia place. North Seattle, occupied by Dr. Bump and John McDonald, was almost entirely destroyed by fire last night, together with the furniture and family belongings of the occupants. There mas no room for doubt on the part of the officers from both poll-♦ and fire departments that the fire was incendiary, the entire premises, including the sidewalks, being saturated with coal oil. Mr. McDonald was entertaining a small party of friends at a musktale, which » as wiso being enjoyed by some of the near neighbors, who were standing - on the sidewalk in front. The people n 'he McDonald aide of the house thought that they smelled coaioil burning and the mu sicals was discontinued while an investi gation was set on foot. At the stme time the walks were discovered to be smoking in front by the people who wre listening to the music outside. In less time than it takes to tell it the flames burst out from below the walks and in the basement of the Bump residence. &nd while the occupants of Itoe s woro trying to gather up a few valuables, b-ing almost suffocated by the dense black smoke, a pile of coal oil soaked kindling was seen against the rear of the dwellings. In the meantime the gas pipes unler the sidewalks had burst and addled their flames to the genera! sea of fire raging on all sides. The people were driven away, and not until the firs department, which had arrived in th« meantime, had worked for half an hour could the places be approached. Everything was lost in both residences. Dr. Bump carried no in surance, and h* furniture and effects are in ruins. Mr. McDonald eatimates his loss ■tit 11,500, with S.V*> insurance. A valuable cocker span;el belonging to Dr. Bump is also believed to be lost. The alarm was turned In at 10:06, and at 11:30 the firemen were still working with intermittent burata of flame from the moat unexpected places. The houses that were burned last night were once before on Are and were partially destroyed. A suit was the outcome of the differences between the insurance companies and the owner of the property, M. M. Lemon, and the full dam age was never collected. The houses on either side of those occupied by Dr. Bump and Mr. McDonald were also injured, be ing blistered and with scarcely a pane of glass left in either. The RUlnot on the Mexican Border. Denver. Aug. 13.—Gen. Wheaton, com mander of the department of the Colo rado, when informed of the Indian out break on the Mexican border, at once placed troops In the field to head off the Indians should they invade American soil. From Fort Huachuca. forty miles north of Nogales. Capt. Bomus, with Troop A, First cavalry, immediately started for the border. The commanding officer of Fort Grant WHS instructed to support Capt. Bomus In case help Is needed. At present the officers at army headquarters state that there is no reason to believe that Uncle Sam's troops w ill be Involved in the engagement. It is a Mexican affair. In which the Apaches are not interested. A telegram was received today from Fort Huachuca, saying that Col. Bacon had left for Negates by rail with two compa nies of the Twenty-fourth infantry. Liter Col. Bacon reported that the Indians were scattering along the border, and that Americans had crossed the line to assist the Mexicans fight the fanatics. He or dered a company of Infantry to return to Fort Huachuca. The troops of the First cavalry, under the command of Capt. Bomus. may encounter some of the In dians on this side of the border. Tele grams from Col. Sumner, at Fort Grant, report that no hostilities have appeared in that section. Nogales, Arl., Aug. 13.—A1l last night and today both cities of Nogales have be'n under the protection of United States troops and Mexican gen larmes. As state i In last night's dispatches, Lieut. Col. Kcs terlitski arrived from the south by special train and picketed men around La Aduana and different places in the city and sur rounding hills. posnern ioes Rob an Idaho Bank. Denver, Aug. 13.—A special to the Re publican from Pocatello. Idaho, says: Word was received here this evening from Montpelier, Idaho, that about 3 o'clock this afternoon three masked men role Into town on hor«eba k. stopping in front of the Bank of Montpelier. They dismounted ani compelled six men who were stall ing in front of the bank to go Inside. Two of the desperado** then covered them with revolvers while the third went behind the counter and emptied all the cash In sight into three sacks. The robbers then mount ed their horses and rode out of town. Sheriff Davis has organised a posse of nun. who are in pursuit of the robbers, thlrtv minutes behind. It Is thought they are healing for Ja kson Hole, and If they reach that place their capture will b» un certain. as the Hole Is known to be filled with a desperate gang, who will resist their capture. The bank officials refuse to disclose the amount secured, but It is said to be fully $10,0<». Keform Hohool Bora F«u-*pe. Chehaila. An*. It—Special—Four In m*t«i escaped from the reform school Monday nlirtit. Thfy had scarcely (cot off th* grounds before the officers Wf»re alarmed, and pursuit *as at once made, but so far they have eluded their pursu ers. The eacape came about In a rather unexpected way. The nl*ht watch, who is a bov of about 19 year*. «"how time in the school had almost expired, planned it. He assisted the others to climb out of the window o* a dormitory and left with them. Prof. Westendorf is at a loss to account for the action of the night watch. H«? was employed on a salary, had been conducting himself In a trustworthy man ner for a lonic tlm<\ and could have had his lihertv in a few days without taking Fr«»n<"h leave. He had a considerable b*l ar.-» due him for services In the profes sor's hands. r«»hler Peter* *sekln|t Bond«men. Taroma, Au* It Sp-c!al. Cashier Peters, of the Columbia National bank, who was convicted of makin* false en tries in the bank books and reports to the comptroller of the currency, is tnakln* a hard flitht to k«p out of the county Jail. His bond was fixed by JuJjre Gilbert at yiftnrrt. ar.d 'he convicted cashier has made a rroiif effort to secure the necessary bail. Yesterday he procure! the requisite bondsmen, but at the last minute Louis Lery, who is a surety on hi* bond In the he is charred with embesxle m»r;t. serve! notice of his withdrawal, and Mr pe'»rs has been workin* all day to repair this defection. The last bond is for *:./»* The cashier is out under nard of a deputy marshal. Tfie TVnocra's of *he Tw»??th Missouri district, S;_ LosiJs. have nominated Col. Rot>ert £. Kern for conga's man. 1 THERE 1 ARE 1 OTHERS \£ Bat he who wants the really good 5 has no other choice. I THE VALUES We are offering this week | AKE GREAT. 5 You stand in your own light if £ you purchase | CLOTHIM, 1 FURNISHINGS 1 m HATS 3 For men or boys before iiiresti -2 gating our prices. | KLINE & ROSENBERG, « Front Street, foot of Cherry. |\| "pURUYA. j*. —JAPANESE STORE • 303 Yeiler Way A Fall Liae of Jipaaew &M4I Ahrayi u Sat | lew I I For | A New furniture, nfw carpets. A A new stoves, new crockery, new (0 W household good# of every des- w 9 scrlption for old. The largest 9 V sto k of new goods !n the city ▼ ▼ for you to select from. ▼ 7 Call and find out what w© will Z jL do on exchanges. X Z Frederick, 2 X & Munro, ! X Furaitare, Carpets, Stores, X • Crockery and Geitnl • X Househo d Coois. Z A 1213, im. 1137. mi. mu 12a A A SECOND AVENUE. 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