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OI \ ni'l A, \\ AMI. Friday Evening, July 22, 1898. A Step Forward A iinnd of the r-rwi• \t.l>, who lately \isit< d faeoma. improved with tin- excellent working of the or d.nan- i pas-ed by tin t'o'iueil oi that city prohibiting tin- unclean habit of sp;tt:ng upon tin-sidewalks. All tlu-se thoroughfares within the corporate limit- of Taeomu are protected from thi- nuisance by tin* regulation in que— tion. but as a matter of eour.-e there will he violations of tin law to a greater or less extent upon the border streets, where arre.-ts cannot be readily made. No law can stop a bea-tly man from plying his tilthv practices, if he can do so unseen by the eye of Justice. Within tin* immediate business por tions of the city, the sidewalks are -i rupiilou-ly free from the defilement ott xpectoration, and as a sprucely* mat housewife would say, they are "• Sweet ami clean." Tin- ordinance extends not only to the sidewalks, but to the floors of btisi in -s places, all offices and public con veyances. Five dollars is the fine im posed for each violation, and the com plaint of an eye-witness to the otl'ense empowers a policeman to arrest the offending party. When the anti-ex pectorating law first went intoopera ation in Portland, cuspidors were pro vided for the convenience of those who were wont to congregate upon and around street corners, and a force of bovs was employed to cleanse these articles and keep them in place; but tlie unsightly adjuncts were soon dis pensed with, and the public was cour teously asked to deposit all expector ated matter across the curbstone. The pol ice had some lively times in making their first few arrests upon the streets and in the railway cars, but the law gradually asserted its suprem acy as well as its utility, and it its now generally respected and observed. This leads us to remark that, of all the cities of our sovereign State, it would seem that its capital city, our fair Olympia, 6hould at once enact an anti-expectorating ordinance. Such an ordinance need not be so far-reach ing as in larger cities possessing an army of police officers always on beat duty; but by confining its effective scope within reasonable limits, say a territory comprising the immediate business centers, its ultimate success could be safely predicated. That will indeed be a happy day for Olympia when a lady pedestrian, hav ing accidentally dropped her handker chief, can recover the dainty bit of lace without its being ruined by to bacco juice; or when a man having dropped a sack of fruit can pick up the scattered contents with the assur ance that they are as clean as if they had been dropped upon the floor of his own veranda. We are living in an age of transition and the time is surely coming when the sidewalks of every large city must be as absolutely free 1 from all manner of defilement as the door steps and veranda floors of a well ordered residence. This is coming to pass because there is a sanitary de mand for it. If a man who chews to bacco cannot shift his helm while walking upon the sidewalk of a cleanly city and do his spitting in the gutter or upon the street, then he is wholly unfit to be the inhabitant of an en lightened country, and much less to promenade the elegantly kept high ways of a beautiful city. PAY-DAY FOR OCH SOLDIERS AT SAN TIAGO.—To use a printing-office expres sion, our soldiers at Santiago will soon have an opportunity for seeing the " ghost walk," and their pockets will jingle with good American coin. The pay will be in $5 gold pieces and silver, nickel and copper coins, representing the dollars and fractional parts there of, so as to enable the ready making of change and adoption of a stable currency at once to facilitate business operations. Through the introduction of American money into Santiago province, it can at once bo made the standard of value. Soldiers will be in structed to buy only of tradesmen who can give him change in American money. The difference in value of the money of his own country and of Spain will be explained to him with the admonition to accept nothing in change except American money. WHAT a terrible wrench it must be to " Spanish honor" to be bundled aboard of ships, taken across the sea and dumped upon their native shores without the formality of a parting adieu. It partakes more of a ship ment of swine than anything else. They are willing to go, too; which in dicates a thorough eradication of the idea that nothing must be done under compulsion. THE receipt of treasure from the northern mines for this month, so far, aggregate a value of $4,765,000, as fol lows : By the lug New England, $15,- 000; Cottage City, $50,000; City of Seattle, $600,000; .Samoa, $300,000; Dora Bluhm, $50,000; Roanoke, $3,- 000,000, and Lakmc $750,000. Be sides this a shipment of about $3,000,- 000 was made to San Francisco. ANOTHER California minister's char acter is undergoing investigation on a charge of immorality. Rev. J. R. Hriggs, former pastor of the Centen uary church, of San Francisco, has been cited to appear before the Pacific Conference of the Methodist Church South, October 28th, and answer to a charge whose gravity has led to his suspension. THE Pioneer-Press propounds this inquiry: "Quo Hades Vadis Cadiz Navis?" A Floating Machine Shop. It i- not generally known that I'nele Sam has a floating foundry and machine shop, manned l»v the best of skilled workmen, which follows hi- fleet, to make repairs that the cxi gem ies of war may require. The last ir.-ue of the S'n iitii" 1 American con tains this reference to the latest evolu tion of modern naval warfare: The Vulcan is an engineer's repair shop. Slu was originally the steamer Chatham, and was transformed at the Itoston navy yard. While she is not intended for lighting purposes, she carries two rapid-lire ti-pounder guns. The Vulcan is to follow in the wake of the tleet, ami she has a large coal ca pacity which will give a wide radius of action. She will also supply fresh wa ter to other vessels and make such re pair- as may become necessary. The bow of the hoat is devoted to a stock room ; back of this is the blacksmith shop, foundry, and machine shop. There are also evaporators and distil lers of a capacity equal to a daily out put of 10,000 gallons of water. There is a complete foundry with a cupola, which will enable eastings to he made on the boat. She has two steam cranes with 10 foot arms, which are e-peeiallv designed for moving weights from a man-of war and for transferring machinery to a disabled ship. There are also plate-bending rolls, punches, shears, lathes, planers, drills, milling machines and other machine tools, which will enable them to repair the hulls, engines, and boilers or guns. The Vulcan carries a large comple ment of first-class mechanics, and the repair shop has some of the finest en gineers in the country. It is doubtful if any vessel has yet started out to war which has carried such a large comple ment of well-trained and well-educated men. The Vulcan's captain is Lieut. Commander Ira Harris, who has been general manager of the Chicago Drop Forge and Foundry Company. Tiie chief engineers are Gardiner Sims, the head of the Armington-Sims Engine Works, of Providence, Rhode Island, who has thirty of his best mechanics aboard, and Prof. Aldrich, of the Uni versity of Virginia, onj of the best electrical experts in the country. Out of her entire crew of two hundred men, ninety-two have the right to wear the officer's cap. A CHINAMAN'S HORRIBLE DEED.— The works of the Oaklaud (Cal.) Fuse and Explosive Co., were blown up by by a Chinese murderer, Tuesday morn ing, killing five deputy sheriffs who had been commissioned to make his arrest, and Mrs. Hall, who was visiting a family living near the wrecked prem ises. The Chinaman, who was em ployed in the works, had killed a countrymen of his, Monday afternoon, in a quarrel over Chinese lottery tickets, and he had defied officers of the law sent to arrest him, and finally took refuge in a magazine where five tons of giant powder had been stored, declaring his intention of blowing up the premises if anybody attempted that duty. The officers remained in the office of the company over night and Tuesday morning made an at tempt to break into the magazine when Chung, the Chinaman fired the powder and a terrific explosion fol lowed causing the instant death of six persons besides himself. The prem ises were a complete wreck and four houses blown down. About 40 ]>eople were injured. Fourteen freight cars were likewise blown to flinders and several burned. Windows were broken by the concussion as far away as Berk ley. END OF THE GAMBLER KINO OF SKAGWAY. —Advices from Skagway say that Jefferson Smith, a well known gambler, generally known as " Soapy" Smith, was shot and killed July 8, by the city engineer of Skagway. A miner named Stewart, who had just arrived from Dawson, claimed to have been buncoed out of $2,700. The citizens of Skagway called a meeting with tho purpose of compelling the robbers to make restitution. " Soapy" Smith, armed with a rifle, proceeded to break up tho meeting. The city engineer, whose name is not given, resisted Smith's intrusion, and " Soapy" struck him with the butt of the rifle. In the scuffle that ensued the rifle was discharged, seriously wounding the engineer, who then shot Smith through the heart with a revolver, killing him instantly. A jury exonerated the en gineer on the ground of self-defense. " Soapy" is the same individual who ran a " nut-shell" game in connection with Bond Brothers' circus in this city in 1896. IT seems that the sugar trust has done the people an unintentional ser vice, by exerting its mighty power to keep the war-tax off of coffee, and the reason was that Arbuckle, the coffee king, is engaged in a war with the sac charine forces, and the addition of a few cents per pound would amount to placing just so many sinews of war within his grasp. A duty of three cents per pound on coffee, it is esti mated, would yield a revenue of $20,- 000,000, which is twice as much as the ten cents per pound on tea affords the government. This is another ex emplification of the proverbial result that follows a fight between rogues. IT is thought, from certain indica tions, that the present season will be an odd one in the Klondike region, and that the How of water in the rivers that renders them navigable will soon be over. This premonition is caused by the absence of snow on the high lands which usually melts late in the season. KLONDIKERS rejwrt that there is not more than twelve or fifteen miles of good-pay district in that favored land of gold, and that is principally on El dorado and Bonanza creeks. ANOTMKK UicycLK NOVKI.TV. — Tie musical wheel is the latest improve ment in bicycles—or rather an attach ment which may be made to any wheel—which reels otl popular airs oi marches when the machine is in mo lion. The ln-ti uiu< nt eon. titutes an f 111< i tabling (oiiipanion for the hi cyclist on hi- roaming-, which are ire qiieutly lonely, and it i- the more wel come iua.-tnueii as it i< entirely sub missive to tin- rider's wishc-—he cat turn on the tunc or turn it oil"or sub stitute a hymn or doxology for tin the Sailor's Hornpipe or the Devil': Dream, a- may -nit oeea-ion, mood o company. flic rider may have n< knowledge of music and he able ti grind out as grand melodies as tin professor with all his pedals and stops He can have it livclv and gay, or slov and solemn, as the mood suit-, simph by the gait he assumes. He may ser enade his lady love simply by ridin; to or fro in front of her window, or In may vary the far-and-near etfeet by riding around the block. An orchcs tra or band might be made to play ii popular cycle parades by varying tin attachments so as to produce the scv eral parts in accord, and the degrei of excellence attained will be in pro portion to the skill the riders develoj acting in concert. A BIU ELECTRICAL ENTERPRISE.—A bill is now before the English parlia ment to authorize the establishment and equipment of t lie largest electrical plant in the world. The Central l'owcr Distributing Co. is to be char tered by British capitalists to supply " the juice" in any quantity required for lighting, traction and other pur poses to a district embracing 3,000 square miles, from a single generating station. The district is to include the cities of Sheffield, Lincoln, Notting ham, Newark, and numerous other large manufacturing cities. Having no Niagara at command, our British cousins propose to locate the generat ing station in a colliery district, in order to obtain the primary motive power at a minimum cost. PROBABLE RECRUIT TO LEAD THE "FORLORN HOPE."—M. G. Winstock, the partner of our irrepressible towns man, Geo. C. Israel, is being mentioned by the ring Republicans as a candi date for Congress. In Winstock they would have, at least, a man in thorough accord with t lie goldbug plutocracy, and a man of genial address and ac knowledged ability, but the next Con gressman from Western Washington has already been selected by the peo ple, and there is no use of talking of anybody but Hon. James Hamilton Lewis. THE Washington Independent boasts that it has just passed its " eighteenth year of successful publication and con tinuous management, it now being the second oldest paper in the State whose editor, publisher and proprietor have not changed relations to the paper during its entire history." The ex ception is, of course, the STANDARD, and it more than doubles the length of time of publication under precisely those conditions. THE steamer Regulator was wrecked a few days ago on the rocks just below the Cascades, while attempting to en ter the government locks. Owing to the high wind the boat was driven from the regular channel into tho rapids, which at that point are very dangerous. She had 160 passengers and a large amount of freight aboard at the time of the disaster. The pas sengers and most of the freight were landed safely. DR. Andrews has tendered a final resignation to the executive and ad visory board of Brown University, of Providence, R, 1., to assume the posi tion of Superintendent of Public Schools of Chicago. Dr. Andrews is the professor the goldbug board of that college tried to muzzle on the cur rency question during the campaign of 1896, and as a result came very near wreckiug that institution. AN electrical storm in New Jersey Tuesday, killed four men, who had taken refuge under a tree, and ser iously wounded four others. The men had been fishing from the banks of Beaver Lake, three miles from Boonton, when the storm occurred. The bolt demolished the tree and threw the party on the ground, with the above result. RETURNED miners from the Klon dike region declare that it is idle for prospectors to go to that region ex pecting to locate claims, as all the mining land of any value has already been staked out. The only way in which paying claims can now be ac quired is by purchase. THE officers and men of Co. A, Fourth Battalion, last Saturday, adopt ed resolutions of thanks to George Hazzard for the energy and zealous labor ho has bestowed upon the or ganization of that company. THE steamer Samoa arrived at Se attle, Tuesday, direct from St. Mich aels. She brings down a party of Klondikers, 36 in number, with about $300,000 in treasure. THE sls wage rate per day at Daw son has fallen to about two-thirds that figure and the prospect is that wages will be less than six dollars per diem before the season closes. THE steamship St. Paul arrived at San Francisco, Sunday night, from St. Michael's, bringing passengers and $6,000,000 in gold, from the Klondike region. IT is reported that a change of grade at Nesqually hill, contemplated by the Commissioners of Pierce coun ty, will reduce the ascent nearly one half. War Notes Philippine insurgents hope for an nexation. The United States will take im mediate steps to collect customs at tiie port of Santiago. A report i> in circulation at Sibonev that Gen. Garcia, commander of the Cuban insurgents, is dead. The surrender at Santiago gives our war vessels a splendid harbor for re fuge during the hurricane season. Tin - ercw of a Spanish war vessel at tin- Philippines mutinied and turned the vessel over to the insur gents. Gen. Shafter reports the total num ber of prisoners surrendered at 22,7811, and this number far exceeds that of the troops of his own army. The Buffalo, the cruiser bought by the United States from Brazil, is to he repaired, fitted with heavy guns and sent into the active squadron. She has been ordered to New York for the changes to be made. Mail matter from Cuba is put through a thorough disinfecting pro cess before it is distributed in this country, to obviate any chance of scattering the germs of yellow fever from the infected district. A Washington dispatch of Monday states that Col. Lewis, M. C. of this State, has been authorized to act as inspector of military stores and would leave this week for Chickamauga to enter upon the discharge of his duties. Gen. Toral says that he lost 2G5 men in the first pitched battle with Rough Riders—just one less than tiie vic tims of the Maine. Every General and Colonel in his command was killed. His surrender includes 25,- OtK) men. A dispatch dated at the national capital Wednesday states that the President has well-grounded reasons for belief that Porto Rico will fall without a battle. The Spaniards are already prepared to assert that they yielded to superior numbers. The Madrid government now declares that Gen. Torrel's surrender was with out its sanction and that he will lie court-martialed for him to explain the motives for taking that step. It seems difficult for the Spauish mind to grasp the full scope of the inevitable. The Pelayo, the best warship owned by Spain was seen off the coast of Tunis, on the lfith, in a disabled con dition. A cruiser had her in tow and a column of smoke was seen issuing from her hull, which caused the im pression that she had been seriously damaged in some manner. It is reported that the loyalists in Cuba will endeavor to forestall the insurrectionists by setting up a gov ernment of their own, when independ ence is declared. The United States would thus he confronted by two re publics, and peace probably he as far till' as ever. Poor Spain is literally between the devil and the deep sea. If peace with America is secured she will have a war at home. It is out of the frying pan into the fire, and this doubtless ac counts for much of the bravery ex hibited on the battlefield—it is the courage of desperation. The schooner Three Hells and the sloop Pilgrim, captured by the gun boat Dixie, near Manzanillo, on the fitli inst., arrived Tuesday at Key West, after a voyage of unparalleled difficulty. Violent tropical gales pre vailed and they were, when driven near shore, fired on by Spaniards; then water gave out, and after suffering un told hardships and the most startling adventures their labors were finally crowned with success. The Spaniards at Caimanera when visited by the Marblchend fixed a time for surrender, whereupon the Ameri can officer in command of the war ship gave notice that if the Spanish gunboat Sandoval was disabled in any way after the demand was made, or if any ammunition, public buildings or barracks were destroyed at Caiman era or Gunntnnamo, the Spanish would not he treated as prisoners of war. The Spanish flag came promptly down. Gen. Miles favors leaving only immune regiments at Santiago, and return the hotly of the corps to the United States, supplying their places as far as needed with immunes. About (500 cases of yellow fever have de veloped, hut the disease is of a mild form, and only five cases have resulted in death, the low mortality being re markable and most encouraging to the fever experts, who had fears at first that the death-rate would he very heavy. The rigid censorship of the press nt Madrid caused several newspapers to appear with blank columns represent ing portions of the news suppressed, and this, as may be inferred, created as much of a panic as had the facts of the Santiago surrender been given in full. El Liberal significantly re minds the government that the last time this alternative was forced upon the press, was <>n the eve of the September revolution when the revolt was headed by Senor Sagasta, Queen Isabella's implacable enemy. A revolt of the Spanish prisoners occurred on the night of July 4th in Siboney harbor, on board the U. S. auxilliary cruiser Harvard. The Ninth Massachusetts regiment was on guard, and had been given orders not to allow the prisoners go near the ammunition-house, which was aft and on the main deck. The Spauiards disregarded the order and crowded around the house, and without doubt would have blown up the ship had j they been allowed to have their way. | One of the Massachusetts men started to drive the prisoners back, when a dozen of mcu attacked him, and tl»e guard tired killing eight Spaniards. This quelled the riot. Alter this, the main passages were planked and none of the prisoners were allowed aft. In arranging the articles of capitula tion for surrender of Torral's army at Santiago, a desperate etl'urt was made to secure the concession that the prisoners retain their arms, and the United States Commissioners recom mended that the stipulation he grant ed, as they had made a hrave defense, hut our government denied the re quest, because the weapons are needed and the effect upon Spain would he to our advantage. It is expected that sufficient transports to carry the pris oners to Spain would be ready by Mon day (the 25th.) It takes longer than at first sup posed to prepare Commodore Watson's fleet for sea, and the reason for this is that his final destination is not Spain, hut the Philippines. He will go to Spain, find and destroy as many as possible of the ships under Camara's command, drop a few shells into the navy yards where new battleships are building and then get awav through the Mediterranean and the Suez Canal to Manila. This statement of the naval plan of campaign is made on the authority of a prominent of ficial of the Navy Department, who says Watson will start next week. When the Red Cross society's steam er State of Texas arrived at Santiago, Tuesday, and the unloading of supplies for relief of the inhabitants began, the acts of the half-starved people showed how opportune succor had come. The cargo consisted of 1,100 tons of provi sions. When the distribution began, a rush was made for the dock and a a general scramble ensued in which cases were broken open and the con tents appropriated by the mob. Fi nally it was found necessary to clear the wharf and place a guard of troops at the entrance. The condition of the inhabitants may be inferred from the prices charged for the remnant of provisions still held: One hundred and fifty dollars jier barrel for flour, if 1 per pound for beans, $5 a tin for condensed lit ilk auil $1 each ."or a bis cuit of hardtack. Gen. Miles sailed, Wednesday, on the Yale, with artillery and troops for l'orto Rico. He is to lie quickly followed hv 30,000 men. The expedi tion goes without a convoy, as there is no Spanish warship in the West Indies that dare thrust its how out of port. The force goes from many ports and in small squadrons, and the transports will he allowed to find their own way to destination without concerted movement. It is 800 miles from Siboney, where Miles embarks, to Porto Rico. The distance from Charleston, where the first body of troops was to have started Tuesday, is about double the distance from Santiago to Porto Rico, so that the transports will he nearly a week in reaching him. The intention is to make the campaign a short one, and the number of troops will he increased to 00,000 or 70,000, if necessary, the equipment of volunteer forces having progressed sufficiently to warrant that force if it is deemed necessary. It is the expectation to have 40,000 men on Porto Rican soil within a week. Some of Sampson's ships will ac company the expedition to Porto Rico. The ingratitude of Spanish nature is showu by the occasional displays of want of appreciation and the entire absence of gratitude by the Cubans to our government for its championship of their freedom. It has now been demonstrated that the small force of immunes which were to have been held at Santiago, to preserve order, will l>e insufficient and a much larger number of troops will be required to preserve anything like discipline among our allies. The Cubans want to snck Santiago, and in order to make such a policy feasible, had selected a Cuban named Costello for Governor of the city. It seems that the idea of the United States taking precautions to insure the efficiency of the work done had never occurred to them, and they had supposed that when victory crowned the efforts of the allies they would at once be placed in power without the slightest guaranty that the objects of freedom would be sub served. In fact, evidences have been given of cruelty by the insurgents which leavo serious doubts whether, without guardianship, the condition of Cuba will be materially improved. The manifesto of the President indi cates that this fact is fully realized by our government and that no effort will be wanting to keep the results of victory from lapsing. Gen. Garcia, as a result of these strained relations, re fused to attend the ceremony connect ed with the raising of the American Hag over the city. It seems utterly impossible for them to make any dis tinction between a Spaniard noncom batant and a Spanish soldier. There has been a rising sentiment against the Cubans in our army. Words of scorn are frequently heard for allies who are poor fighters and rebel at any kind of labor. What promises to be a big water suit was begun at North Yakima last week, when David Longmire filed a complaint in the Superior court ask ing an injunction against the settlers about him on the creek, restraining them from diverting the waters of the Wenas creek, on the ground that he is a prior approprietor. Ten attorneys have always been hired by the litigants. OLY claims that his weekly edition contains "all the cream of the daily." That probably accounts for the skim milk served each morning at breakfast. SCUKVY and mountain fever prevail at Klondike and food is scarce and of poor quality. TIME WAS LOST. I WHICH GAVE "YELLOW JACK" AN INNING. I Another Evidence That Dewey Is the Right Man for the IMace He Holds Republicans "Cooking" the Record —What Shall the Ha waiian Government Be? From Our Kesular Corresi-oiiilciit. WASHINGTON, .Inly 15, 1808. llad there been less molike\ing with flags of truce and more co-operation between tien. Shafter and Admiral Sampson in the campaign against Santiago, the Washington officials would not now be nearly frightened out of their wits by the appearance in the field of Spain's long expected ally, " Yellow Jack." While our army and navy were waiting for the Spanish army in Santiago to surrender, the Spaniards were hurrying refugees out of the town into our lines, with the knowledge that some of them would he certain to carry the yellow fever along with them. It was probably cause of the panic in which some of the oflicials were thrown by the news that the yellow fever had made its appearance in our arniv and that it was allowed to become public. But not one word can be had officially as to the extent of the out look or in what portion of our army it is, further than the admission that there are fourteen cases in the field hospital and some additional cases elsewhere. This is one case in which the censor does more harm than good. Since it is known that the yellow fever is in our army, it would he much wiser to allow the exact facts to he stated than by suppressing them to cause the public to imagine it much worse than it really is. There can he little public rejoicing over the taking of Santiago until our people are as sured that there is no danger of yellow fever becoming epidemic in our army. Admiral Dewey, the one commander who is not hampered by orders from Washington, has been at it again, and the result is another victory, witli the demolition of the Spaniards. The victory was won by the cruisers Raleigh and Concord, and without the loss of a man or injury to either vessel. A German gunboat might also have been nemolished if its commander had not been wise enough to get out of the way before the Americans began to bombard. This German had set himself up as the protector of this particular fort, going so fur as to threaten to fire on the insurgents if they attacked it. The insurgents re ported that to Dewey and that's why he sent the Kaleigh and Concord to capture it. Later the German Com mander tried to explain his meddling to Dewey by saying that he acted in the cause of humanity. He wanted Dewey to take charge of a lot of refugees that he had on his gunboat, but Dewey tokl him he had better keep them since he had taken them. The Republican Congressional Cam paign Committee professes confidence in the election of a sufficient number of Republicans to keep in control of the next Congress, but that committee is not acting up to its professions. If so confident of winning, they should be willing to fight fair in the cam paign, instead of engaging in trying to bnmbooze voters into believing "that all the patriotism is in the Republican party and that the Democrats in Con gress tried to obstruct all the war measures that went through Congress. Of course everybody who is acquainted with the facts knows that the Demo crats and the Populists in Congress voted for every war appropriation that was asked for. The Republican com mittee has a force of expert word jugglers now carefully going through the Congressional Record for the ex press purpose of preparing cooked-up documents for campaign use that will misrepresent the position of the Demo crats in Congress during the session just closed. The committee may over shoot the mark and disgust the decent voters who know that patriotism has never been confined to any political parly in this country. Mr. McKinley has found time, not withstanding the onerous duties im posed on him by the war, to give Senator Cullom, chairman of the Hawaiian legislative committee, a few pointers on the sort of government he wants the commission to recommend for Hawaii. The three American Commissioners are going to Hawaii in the course of the next three or four weeks to confer with the Hawaiian Commissioners, but so far as deciding upon the form of government for Hawaii, is concerned the functions of the latter will he only ornamental. So fur as can be learned, Mr. McKin ley does not wish anything done to create the expectation that Hawaii will become a State. The problem ahead of the commission is somewhat like that which confronted the white people in some of the Southern States in reconstruction times—the commis sion is expected to recommend lpgis tion that will give Hawaii control of its local affairs and at the same time make it certain that the control is exercised by reputable citizens of the islands; in short, that those who set up and maintained the republic shall continue to he the controlling element. There is likely to he quite n lively time in Congress, next winter, when the Commission makes its report, no matter what sort of a government it may recommend. DEM. The Hatllenhlp Oregon Has made more kinds of records for the U. S. Navy in its 18,000 miles trip than was ever dreamed of. Judging from the demand for it, that little 80- page, vest pocket size, Army and Navy book just published by the Northern Pacific is making a great record too. The requests for it reach the N. I'. Passenger Department at St. Paul in large numbers from every part of the United States. This is a trib ute to wide advertising as well as to the enterprise of the company and the value of the book. Mr. Chas. S. Fee, the General Passenger Agent nt St. Paul, Minn., will send the book upon I receipt of ten cents. Wm. Tucker, a prominent farmer living three miles east of Oakesdale, committed suicide Sunday night. Tucker, who was an old pioneer, had been despondent for some time. After Mrs. Tucker had retired Sunday night, he took the poison and then drank a quantity of milk, evidently with the idea of neutralizing the poi son. The strychnine beginning to act, Tucker informed his wife of what he had done. Doctors were sum moned but were unable to save him. He was 50 years old. 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Tons and tons of freight coming consigned to us to escape heavy advance in freight rates. Getting fall goods shipped early means a saving of 5 per cent, to you later on; needing room to put said goods means a cut of 50 per cent, to you on all summer goods now. Shirt Waists, Hosiery, Underwear, Organdies, Dimities, White Goods, Lawns, Straw Goods, Clothing, Shoes, Hats, are under tire. Don't delay. The good things will go if you get them or not. THE MOTTMAN MERCANTILE CO. | J. F. KEARNEY & CO. | | GROCERY. | Keep the largest and most complete stock of | GROCERIES, CROCKERY | GLASSWARE, FLOUR, 3 | HAY and feed | g— In Olympia, and sell the cheapest for cash. 3 % JUST RECEIVED-- | A large and complete 3 line of Fruit Jars 3 POVLTRY AM) ALL KINDS OK FARM PRODI'CE TAKEN IN g"- EXCHANGE AT HIGHEST MARKET PRICES. —^ »** —+—♦ - -*-—*—* —*—*-* —* —* —* —* — it —* —* —*«* i;* —:r *-^-*Tr*Tr*^r*-r*— * *** JO* —* —* —* —* * —* —* —* —* —* — it — it — it — it —*- -*** K HOTEL HUGGINS. 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