Tlir. Dtll.T imiXHitJff* l«
p!i>>li<*h«'<t «**fpy nionilnx. rßun<Uy« ex
fipted,) ko<l d*liY«r*l to Mnjwh'tt in
the city, at S3 wnta per w<*-k. r«y*ble to th*
Carrier; eln#l« copies IO c*nti.
per aaaaiu. #1«.«0 In *dvanc«.
Official Press of King County.
Friday, April 19, 1878.
GET THE POSITION.
The Portland Oregoninn, in a lead
ma article, truthfully remarks that
» Washington Territory, in particular,
will become one of the greatest States
in the Union." Why not? If our
Territory shall became one of the
greatest Htates in the Union, as it
will, it logically follows that its metro
polis must become one of the greatest
cities in the Union.
Seattle occupies that position by an
(insurmountable law. It is the natural
collecting point for all the wealth of
the Territory, aud starting point of
settlement and enterprise. There will
be throughout the future, year by
year, a silent, steady, perhaps un
noticed, but ceaseless tide of population
setting in upon this city, and gradually
wideniug its Ijorders and overspreading
the subarban forest-ground, more and
more. Like ttriareus, Seattle is stretch
ing out her hundred arms of enterprise,
iu steamboat liues and roads, toward
every point of the compass, each re
turning day by day freighted with the
tribute of busy farms and camp 9.
Only for the temporary financial deran
gement that now pervades the whole
country, owiiitf to national causes that
will soon pans away, she would already
have had her railroad trains passing
over the mountains and bringing to
her harbor the immense trade of the
Columbia basin ; a result that is yet
only a question of time, aud might now
very soon be brought to pass if only a
determined effort were make to accom
Seattle is the largest town iu Wash
ington Territory now, aud it is pretty
certain always to be so, for without a
railroad to the Sound, Walla Walla, as
a city, can never beconio more than a
one-horse place, playing second fiddle
to Portland, uud bound hand and foot
to the O. 8. N. mouoply of the Colum
bia rifer portages.
lv --00—*- - v..ry neculiar and *'it
might have l>eeu" sensation to one who
walk* the granite pared streets of San
Francisco, and reflects that within his
own memory those blocks which it now
requires thousands of dollars per front
foot to buy, wore a forbidding waste
and going a begging as it were, Henry
Clay said, "Experience is to most men
only like the stern lights of a ship, !
serving but to illuminate the track they
have pawed over." Certainly it is a
valuable faculty to be able to see ahead
u little, as well as behiud.
We do not to-day sec the dense
trunks of the forest darkening, AS A few
years ago, the busy streets through
which rolls tho heavy currents of our
commerce; nor yet in the damp and
gloomy shade* that now cover our sub
urbs, the trim and sightly avenues and
homes of refinement that will adorn
theiu a few years hence.
This harbor being a natural point
to command trade and centralize busi
ness of every description, there is a
natural and constant convergence of
people and wealth to this point and a
steady aggregation of population and
capital in consequence This teudency
is bound to increase more rabidly iu
the future because Washiugton Ter
ritory, its climate, soil and resources,
have been underestimated iu the past
and San Francisco and Portland over
estimated in comparison. These, there
fore, who succeed in securing inside 10.
cations in this city, or what, as the city
spreads will l»ecome inside linmtions,
will make a prudent choice.
Walla Walla, accordiug to the
\\at,iimm, contains nearly 3,()00 people
and 539 building*, of which 22 are of
brick, aud 113, all business housed, are
on Main street. There are two fire
companies, one having a strainer and
one a hand engiue; one convent, eight
churches, sit schools, twelve doctors,
two private hospitals, twelve lawyers,
one »nrgeou, three dentists, two batiks,
seven general merchandise houses, in
cluding four wholesale houses; thrct
hardware, two grocery, two drug, three
jewelry, two furniture, three station
try. five anil two tin stcres; three
N&ddler shops, two tailors, $u shoema
kers, one cooperage, one tannery, three
millinery stores, five hotels, three res
taurants, three meat markets, two ba
keries, tour breweries, tweuty-seven
sabmus, five paint, s>even carpenter, five
wugon-nutker, eight blacksmith, and
two gunsmith shops; two picture gal
leries; one candy, one broom, two&oap,
and one bag factorj; five grist-mills;
two planing, and sash and door facto
ries; one marble works, oue foundry,
four lumber yards, two brick kilos,
three weekly uewspapeis, four lodges,
one seminary, two halls, one public
library, on* court-house, one city hall
and jail, four barber shops, and ooe
water works. The city assessment last
fear was $1 ,*OO,OOO
Ejcclit&irely to the
THE ONLY NEWSPAPER
IX WASHINGTON TERRITORY
CAM FORM A.
SAX FRANCISCO, April 18.—Flour
active and steady; txtra
jobbing, ♦ f » l 2
Wheat—Choice milling in demand,
and prices firm, milling #2
shipping s2Crf2 05; superfine #1 80(fl£
Barley, dull, and heavy; feed f 1 10
(d\ 15; brewing fl [email protected] 375.
Corn—dull; large yellow, $1 80<&
1 85; small $1 90(flt$l 95; small white
Oats, choice lots firm; feed, $1 [email protected]
Potatoes, active and firm; Oregon,
<&2 78; Ked Humboldt *2 [email protected]; new
Hay dull and unchanged, fair to
choice wheat, [email protected]; barley, [email protected]
11; oat $11(^13.
Wool—Active and firm ; sales dur
ing the past week, 500,000 pounds;
burry $13(a518; good free *18(a21; best,
Hye—firm, $2 40.
Butter—firin; choice 23<&24 cts.
Hunk, the condemned murderer, who
was to have been hanged to morrow,
was respited by Governor Irwin until
the 26th inet., to give the Governor
time to examine the documents pre
sented to his attention in connection
with the case.
SAN FRANCISCO. April 18—The wires
were interrupted last night at Salt
Lake. There is no probability of an
overland train getting through to-day.
VIRGINIA CITY, April 18— The trial
of Chief Breeu and L. T. Coxie,
charged with substituting Ah Dock for
Ah Choney, a Chinese murderer, was
on trial all day in the district court.
Some of the testimony was very dam
KAMI CRN STATES.
LEAVENWORTH, KS., April 18—A
thunder storm passed over this city tins
evening, inflicting severe damage-
Houses were unroofed, trees blown
down, and sidewalks liftod up bodily
and hurled through the air. The storm
*lu>o9t reached the fury of a tornado.
HUSTON, April LTF. —Tbo WO OL MURWET
continues dull. Manufacturers are not
disposed to purchase beyond their im
mediate wants. Prices rule low, with
no prospect of improvement.
NEW YORK, April 17— The Ilerald
has several dispatch*** from the south
and we-t announcing banks and other
establishments paying out gold at par
WASHINUTON, April 18— Subscrip
tions to the four per cent, loan amount
ed to $216,000 to-day.
LONDON, April 18. The leading
Tjne shipping firms who Are now wait
ing for cargoes in ports, were yesterday
invited to make tender! for the imme
diate conveyance of troops to the Medi
ST. PETERSBURG, April 18.—A cor
respondent telegraphs that the situa
tion is unaltered. The coneiliatory
action of Germany continues. The dif
ference in regard to submitting the
whole treaty is declared to offer insu
perable obstacles to further negotiation
in the direction hitherto followed.
LONDON, April 18.—A special from
Yala states that an amnesty was
proclaimed on Monday for all insur
gents who would lay down their arms
The insurgents disregard the offer, and
! consider it a mere sop to the opinion of
Intelligence has been received from
Paris thst Priucc Ha-an Pasha and all
the Egyptians hare uow returned to
LONDON, April 18—The total num-
IKT of looms in the striking district is
; 21,200, or a total of 470,000 in the
Kingdom. The determination of
operatives and unanimity of employers
will not be fully tested uutil Tuesday
or Wednesday next, when all notices
j will have expired.
Finance and Railroads.
Seattle, April 17th, 1878.
KD. Intlllioexcek I find in the
1m ELLiokkckk of the 15th inst , a
communication from Stan wood, headed
"What Constitutes Money," and
signed "Tend." The author does not
seem to atta< k any ot the principles
laid down by " M. S I> '' as to " What
constitutes money," further than to
assert that h»< "does not agree with
hiui. The communication, though
fall of good sound historical facts,
seems to ¥e more of a personal char
acter in so far as Col. Fitch and M. 8
B are concerned, and as such I shall
I recognize in Terad, an old friend
of Col. Fitch, of whom the Col. speaks
in the iuo*t oomplimeutary terms, when
referring to him 1 can assure Terad
in advance that it was indeed "cheering
to the Colonel when he learned that
the'fuited States Monetary Commis
sion. had •• adopted his idea* in full
upon the monetary question." I hap
pened to be in the otfke ot the Colonel
when he received the report of the
Commission, accompanied with a pri
vate letter from Senator Jones, Chair
man of siid Commission. The Colonel
ran through the report rather hastily,
and remarked with a cheering smile,
"Well, I declare, they bave adopted
my most extreme ideas upon the
money question." Perhaps, after the
Colonel had taken time to give the re
port a more careful investigation, he
might have found that bis first impres
sions were not entirely correct, but I
doubt it, for he is a ijuick observer «,f
language. Col. Fitch is not an extrem
ist upon any subject, llis motto is "the
golden mean." He is not a "Kearney"
man. I quote from a letter of his of
the 6th inst : "Had a big meeting at
Piatt's Hall a week ago yesterday;
some disturbance from the 'Kearney'
men, but nothing serious." No, the
Colonel is not an extremist, but he
builds from the ground up in his finan
cial structure without regard to the
sayings of Adam Smith, John Stuart
Mill, and other eminent writers on
finance, unless their sayings correspond
with known or demonstratable fact?.
He tackles with a merciless hand, their
theories "that the value of gold and
silver is the difficulty of obtaining
them, or the cost of production,"—
"that money changes in value accord
ing to its purchasing power," and that
the money supply of a country is the
just measure of the property valuation
of a country." To this last assertion,
Mr. Fitch says, "it needs only a com
putation of the sum of taxes that it
would be practicable to collect upon
such au assessment to discover itself."
In reference to the framing a State
Constitution for Washington Territory,
Col. Fitch is trying to adjust his busi
ness so as to be at Walla Waila, when
our delegates meet for that purpose,
and they will do well to consult his
views, however wise they may be in
Speaking of the Seattle and Walla
Walla Railroad Company, Col. Fitch
informed me that he could project a
plan by which the people of this Terri
tory could build that road, pay for it,
own it, and oe the richer for so doing:
or he could get the Government to build
it, own it, and run it. I may not give
his statements with accuracy, as 1 take
them from memory; but lam not far
out of the way. These may seeiu to
our people like assumptions on the part
of Mr. Fitch, but when they learn (as
they will) that he has probably as much
influence at Washington as any other
man ou the Pacific coast, and that he is
thoroughly posted in all the "ways that
are dark and tricks that are vain," as
well as the honest and straightforward
ways wLich he advocates in reference
to railroad matters, they will give heed
to hisjargumects. For twenty years Mr.
Fitch has made the subject of railroads
and tinanco his study. lie offered,
through the public prints in Sau Fran
cisco, at a time when everybody ridi
culed the idea, ten thousand dollars for
the best essay upon the feasibility of
building a railroad across the continent
to San Francisco. So impracticable was
the idea among the great minds of the
age at that time, that he did not re
ocivo o cinylp contribution. and, rely
ing upon his own inherent convictions
of right, and trusting in the future to
demonstrate the wisdom of his thoughts,
he projected the feasibility of a rail
road over the Kocky Mountains, and
has lived to see his couvictious verified
in the building ol the great Central
Pacific, as foreshadowed by him.
Mr. Editor, I have written thus per
sonally of Mr. Fitch because he is liable
to come among us iu the near future,
and because 1 believe there is much
good in him for our people and Terri
tory. His coming will not be a "flour
ish of trumpets." He is not an enthu
siast, but quiet, gentlemanly and earn
est. He stands upon his own ground,
and nothing but facts will move him
off. His motto is, "the noblest motive
is the public good."
Terad asks, "Is there not something
that gives 'power of money' to gold,
silver and paper besides statutory en
actments ?" Will he not tell the public
what that "something" is?
M. S. B.
HO! SMOKERS. —We have received
per steamer Panama a large supply of
clear HAVANA CIGARS, which are the
delight of everyone who knows some
thing of the weed, and we sell them to
our frieuds at bottom price. Also
Schuieig's Liger Iker on draught ; and
the celebrated liudweiser, Milwaukie
and Bt. Loui9 Lager Heer in pint and
quart bottle?. Also all kinds of lunches
IIESS & Co., PROPRIETORS.
OCCIDENTAL HOTEL, AT VICTORIA
—Persons visiting Victoria should not
fail to stop at the Occidental Hotel. It
is the first hotel from the steamboat
landing ; is tire-proof; has good accom
modation for families, and :ts good
meals a« any home in the city, at only
$1 00 per day.
Wharf street, Victoria, B. C.
ONE of Kelly & Cole's Fruit Dryers
can be seen at Ole ScbillLstadt's furni
ture shop at the head of Yesler's wharf.
A family dryer costs from $35 to #IOO,
according to size. Can dry vegetables,
fish, clams and meats as well as fruits.
MAISON DOREE RESTAURANT, Front
street, opposite the P«>st Office. Every
thing first-class. Open Jay and night.
New furnished rooms up stairs for trav
eling guests JACOB KNUDSON,
EUROPEAN DRAFTS. —Drafts issued
at lowest rates on Gre*t Britian, Ire
laud, Germany, Russia, France, Norway
and Sweden. Tickets to and from
Europe sold at lowest rates 1»y Andrew
Cbillterg, Seattle, W. T.
HOT BOSTON BROWN BREAD on Sun
day morning at the Eureka Bakery.
Leave your orders for delivery during
Prepare for the Odd Fellov's
Ball, and call at Schwahactier's for the
latest style of six button kid glove*.
Bl'Y your groceries At T. Lvle's, the
cheapest house in the city. Quick sales
and MU .ill profits is my motto.
EASTXRX OATMEAL FUR *ale at
GREAT ATTRACTION.— At the Frau
enthal Brc*. emporium may be seen
ladies' dress and fancy g>ods, gentle
men's clothing and furnishing goods,
and a great variety of Brussels and
othtr carpeting, and the greatest at
traction H the low prices they are offer
ing these fashionable, new and stylish
patterns of dre9s g. and gent's wear
for. i f -ame may be *aid of the car
pet iug>. These have been care
fully selected by Mr. Jacob Frauenthal,
who will return soon from San Fran
cisco, with the remainder of their im
mense spring and siioimi r stock of dry
goods and clothing.
WATCHES & JEWELRY
REPAIRED AND WARRANTED !
Engraving Neatly Executed !
NOTARY and SOCIETY SEALS CUT TO ORDER.
w . G-. Jamioson,
J. XJ. Jamioson.
tOT Our Specialities Fine Watch Repairing
Monogram Engraving, Seal Cutting, Pipe Mount
ing (gold or silver) ; Jewelry Repairing.
W The TBI'E TIME received daily by Tele
graph from the t\ S. Signal Station, kept in a
first-c!ass Chronometer, enabling those having
line watches to have them accurately rated.
Office and Work Room (temporarily) at
RESIDENCE, immediately in Rear of MASONIC
HALL, Front street. Hours from 7 A. M. to 10
We guarantee Firvi-claws Work at Reasonable
A GIRL TO DO GENERAL HOUSEWORK.
Jz\. Apply at my residence on Second street, be
tween Columbia an J Marion.
aplS dtl CHAS. Mc DONALD.
Y COBBLER -A GOOD HAND.
aplS-dtf L. A TREEN, Commercial street.
TT'OR SHOEMAKER S USE, *2 00 PER PINT
L. A. TREEN,
aplS-ditAwtf Commercial street,
IN THE DISTRICT COURT FOR THE THIRD
Judicial District of Washington Territory,
holding terms at Seattle iu and for the Counties
of King and Kitsap.
J. T. BONESTELL, Trustee. 1
WILLIAM G. JAMIESON. )
By virtue of an order of Pale duly issued out of
said District Court on the ICth day of April, A. D.
1878, in the above entitled case, I will 6ell at
Public Auction, commencing on
Monday, the Gth day of May,
1878, mid continuing from dav to day until dis
posed of, tne whole oi tne nioCK ot jewelry,
Watches. Clocks, Silver and Plated Ware, Iro'n
Safe, Fancy Goods, Show Cases atd Fixtures,
now in the Btore on Front street, formerly occu
pied by W. G. Jamieson.
Terms of Sale as follows : All sums under SIOO,
cash ; all suras, SIOO and upwards, approved
security, payable August Ist. 1878.
H. W. "ROWLAND, Receiver.
McXsught & Leary, Attorneys for Plaintiff.
Seattle, W. T., April 17th, 1878. anlS-diwtd
A GIRL TO DO GENERAL HOUSEWORK,
Wages f'JO to |2C per moutli. If suited,
apll-dtf Apply at this office.
General Agents for the
Sub-Agents and Canvassers wanted, to whom
will be paid a liberal commission.
L P. SMITH I Sll\,
WATCH MA k Kits.
American and Swiss Watches
SILVERWARE IRQ CLOCKS,
OOODS >M TO AN T PABT OB THE SOCJID C. O. D.
•7* Watch and Clock Repairing done m usual,
at moderate prices, and in a satisfactory manner,
at the old stand, Front Street. Seattle, W. T.
The undersigned 1* prepared to do all kinds of
>7«iy. and Steamboat H"/ri a SjwcUtlty.
LOGGIXU CAMP WORK.
HORSE SHOEING and
r, EX ERA L DLA CKSMI THING
( Done in a skillful manner and with dispatch.
| Shop near the 9. t W W. K. R. depot, Com
mercial street, Seattle, W. T.
JAMES J. BUSH.
\ RESPECTABLE GIRL TO NURSE A BABY
xV 11 months old.
Applv at this office, or at the Milton Hotel.
ALBERT M. mm,
ATTORNEY FOR U. S, CLAIMS
Washington St, Seattle, W. T.
AND SAILORS' CLAIMS. —Arrears
of Pay, Pensions, Bounty Money, Land Warrants.
Prize Money, Pay for use and risk of Horses, and
Horses lost in the Service, collected from the
WAR OF 1812 SOLDIERS AND SAILORS, who
served 14 days, and their widows, are now en
titled to a pension of $8 per month.
PERSONS IN THE LATE REBELLION, whose
names were stricken from the Pension Rclls for
participation therein, can now have them restored.
ACTS WILL PASS CONGRESS this session
granting Pensions to Soldiers of the Mexican
War. The new bill proposes to pension all sol
diers who served for t>o days in the Mexican war
and all wTTo served 30 days in the Blackhawk.
Creek, Seminole and Florida wars.
A bill allowing further bounty to the soldiers
in the late war will also become a law.
Call and Rive me authority to obtain them t
as the first claims filed will be the first allowed
HOMESTEAD and Pre-emption papers pre
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE for Seattle Pre
cinct, W. T.
Business of NOTARY PUBLIC promptly at
tended to. fl4-d*wtf
THE SPLENDID SIDE-WHEEL STEAMSHIP
h& JL. ;K rs?
H. G. MOUSE, Commander,
Will leave ou the dates hereafter mentioned.
Fare from Srntlle to SMII Frnuc-i.<M*o:
CABIN 130 00
STEERAGE 15 00
San Francisco | Seattle j Victoria )
April -20 | April 8 | April 10 1
.May 10 •• 28 i " 30 }>
" 30 j May 18 j May 20 |
June 20 I June 8 J June 10 j
CITY of PANAMA
W. li. SEABURV, Commander,
Will leave on the following dates:
San Francisco ) Seattle ) Victoria )
April 10 | | April 20
•• 30 1 On Arrival. j- May 10 >•
May 20 ( "
Jane 10 J j June 20 J
14 29 J
Passengers from Fort Isn I uud up-Sonad ports
will take Paget Sound mail steamer and make
connection with the City of Panama at Victoria.
Steamer Dakota goes through to Olympia.
These steamers Isave Victoria at noon on tho
day advertised. Tickets are good only on the
steamer for which they are purchased, find are
not transferable. For freight or passage apply
on board, or to
11. L. TIBBALS,
Geaeral Agent for Puget Sound,
Wffl Leave SEATTLE
AND WAY PORTS
Tuesdays, Fridays, & Sundays
At 7 o'clock, A. M.
Returning, will leave Port Towust-nd for Seat
tle on MONDAYS, THI'RSDAYS, and SAT IK
DAYS, at 7 A. m.
For freight or parage apply on board.
HENRY LOUIS, Master.
Clsite Butter, Cte ail Ens,
Fresh From the Country, always on hand.
LIME, If A/ll AND OILS,
Aho School-book*, Etc.
Front Street, above Cherry.
Goods delivered free of charge, and prices as
low a* can be had in the city. apll-dtf
"VTOTICE 18 HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE
j J_>l undersigned, by an order of the Probate
Court of King County, Washington Territory
made and entered on the 2ad day of March, lsTe)
vt* appointed Administrator of th»* estate of
William P. Dtnnnoie, deceased, including the
partnership estate of Dinsmore Jk McElroy.
A!! having claim* against the individual estate
j of said William P Dinsmore or auain<*t the part
nership estate of Dinsmore anl McEiroy, are re
quired to present the sarue, with the necessary
vouchers, within one year from this date, to t la
unders* £ned, at the office of HeXaught & Leary,
n Seattle, King Counly aforesaid. If such claims
be n>t so preseuted within ons vear they will be
barred by »«.
Seattle, W. T .April 16th. I*7B.
Administrator, as aforesaid.
Mr NAUGHT A. LEAKT, Attorneys for Estates.
I 'I "HE CO-PARTNERSHIP HERETOFORE EX-
I istmg between the undersigned in the busi
ness of publishing the DAILY AND WEEKLY IS
TKUJUEMCEB in King County. W. T. isthisdaydis
solved by mutual consent. All book accounts
due to tho office will be paid to, and all debts
owing by the Arm will be paid by. T. Hanford,
who will hereafter continue the business on his
own account. DAVID UIOGINR,
J Seattle. W. T. April 6. I*7*.
CEMENT AND HICK
JOHN KEEN AN,
On Crawford & Harrington's Wharf;
OUR SPRING STOCK OF
WHYS BOl'.V AND YOUTH'S
We feel perfectly safe in saving that we have the
BEST SELECTED STOCK
In the Above Line
Ever Offered for Sale on Puget Sound.
IIOYD, mm & MIG,
I FRONT STREET, SEATTLE, W. T.
Dry Goods Stock will arrive 011 or about April 13th, 1878.
W. A. J ENNINOB
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN
II A II1) WAR E,
Crockery and Glassware,
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC
WINES and LIQUORS
ft Rftz * €' a Cff*
COMMERCIAL STREET, - - SEATTLE W.T
WASHINGTON TERRITORY BRANCH
PACIFIC MUTU Hi LIFE INSURANCE lOM
G. A. WEED resilient i O. D. HILL Vlt '*
G. W. WARD Hecretary | C. H. UANFORD
DIRECTORS—J. W. George, Ed. Polhemun, Robert Knipe. CB. Shuttucll, C. H.
Ifalaon, G. D. Hill, 8. P. Andrew*. G. W. Ward, G, A. Weed.
Thin Department ia organ IzM iu the inturedt t-f the policy balder*, »nd to brilgi*d I
in Washington Territory.
Application for lutmrauce luay be iuh.lc to any number of this Branch. j
A. It. COVALT, General Majp.
apldlwtf i»r>R riAlfP. V
J. H. MARSHALL,,
j COMMISSION MERCIAN
Foot of Hinds* Wharf-
Hay Flour and Farm prod u °
A '.WAYS CS HAND. !
(i<*xl« rt*vivM on fturago at reat«><uab!e rate*. PretgUU collected H
H. W. ROWLAS'i
FIRE AND MARINE |
w .%. r JI ~rC "• ■ • r
Organised. * gH
UNION FIRE AND MARH7E I>4*
HUME PIKE >*|
ST. PAUL FIRE AND MARINE
NEW ORLEANS ASSOCIATION 1856
ST. JOSEPH FIRE AND MARINE Jy'i
AMERICAN CENTRAL Wl
NEW ZEALAND F'RE AND MARINE. I*™ 1
L\ CAISSE OKNRRALF. l#& ;
O t s *s£3
vr Policies issued on desirable property at t«*if r . n „-£g |
JtIF" Losses eouit&ldy adjusted and promptly pa* • -^g|
xml | txt