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that at mi' tinn- the eve of the as
sembling of the PhiladelphiaConren
tion. a stampede wa- imminent from
M h'in'i y to Roosevelt for the first
] i i«o on the National Republican
t. kit. Administration men were in
tensely alarmed ovt r the Miggestion,
for it is an open -orret that the Presi
dent is no longer popular with the
rank and tile of the party, and this un
popularity is mainly founded upon
hostility to Hanna.
Several times tlie McKinley mana
ger was vigorously opposed in his at
tempt to cram his work down the
throats of his hitherto willing dupes.
Tin applause given Roosevelt, when
he entered the hall was quite as much
a rebuke to the self-constituted boss
as it was in compliment to the Rough
Rider. McKinlev's picture, when
thrown upon tlie scene fronting Broad
street newspaper headquarters, was not
cheered with the vociferousness and
energy of a year ago, and his leading
supporters, the office-holders, were
chagrined at these and many other
evidences of waning power of their
idol.
The talk, at the time when this dis
position was at its height, indicated
what might have happened had the
New Yorker launched his boom a
couple of months sooner. Instructed
delegations find it difficult to break
away from the obligation imposed by
the people, no matter how conditions
may have changed between the timo
they were given and the assemblage of
the convention.
The crisis was passed by the cool
ness and reserve of the McKinlcy
forces. They simply ignored the sug
gestion ar.d a flee ted a confidence they
by no means felt. This held from a
stampede many who would have been
caught had the reins been relaxed in
the slightest degree. Public events
have shown the Americans to be an
emotional people; quite much so as
the French, and had a break been
made, Mark and his tin-god would
have been swept from power quite as
ruthlessly as the " high and mighty
Napoleon" was deposed from the acme
of earthy ambition and placed in exile
l y the same people to whom he owed
his exaltation. The French Senate
gave as a reason for this sudden
change of sentiment, that the great
warrior had forfeited the throne for
" arbitrary acts and violations of the
constitution," and probably the same
undertow of thought caused the swirl
which came so very near engulfing the
piratical administration craft at Phila
delphia.
THE UNITED STATES EXHIBIT A
FAILURE IN PARIS. —Mrs. Logan is a
sharp critic of American achieve
ments at the Paris Exhibition. She
says that the United States building
looked, to her, like the dome of the
capitol building at Washington set
down on a dry-goods box. It is a raw,
crude thing; a regular hulk; with
nothing inside of it and nothing with
out. And, if it is possible, the decora-
tion of it is worse than the building
itself. There is no attempt at furnish
ing inside; just a great roller-top desk
in the middle of the ground floor, to
give it an official look and two gal
leries running around the building with
no evident purpose or use. The Span
ish building, on the contrary, she says,
is alone worth the journey. The
Spaniards have carried all the rare
tapestries of their country to hang in
their beautiful Paris building.
THAT'S So.—Says the Chicago Chron
icle: "It is a time for Democrats to
get together. They never have had a
better opportunity to meet the enemy
upon favorable ground. Democracy
to-day stands for every principle tliat
is cherished by lovers of Republican
institutions. Its opponent stands for
everything that is odious, politically
and economically. In such a contest
there is no room for a third party.
There are but two sides. The Gold
Democrats should get into line. They
are needed, and they will be welcome
in the Jeffersonian camp. They can
not afford to shoot in the air."
THE National Bimetallic League,
which meets in Kansas City at the
same time of the National Democratic
Convention, will not attempt to dic
tate the policy of that party on the
financial issue. It has enough confi
dence, it is claimed, in Bryan and his
supporters, to allow management of de
tails to go to them without question.
It has never before happened that a
candidate's individuality was so well
understood as to require no written
platform.
THREE girls have been sent to jail
two years each for assaulting women
during the car-strike in St. Louis.
The men engaged in the infamous
proceeding should be sent to the peni
tentiary for life. One of the women
who was denuded by the hell-hounds
has become insane as a result of the
brutal treatment she received.
THE Boston Herald, A conservative
Republican newspaper, does not seem
to discover much significance in the
Oregon election. It says: "The
State seems to have a way of its own
of voting, not only failing to fall into
the political currents of the East, but
not even participating in those nearer
in its neighborhood."
PKOF. Milchinkoff, of Paris, has dis
covered a lymph which, it is said, will
check decay and prolong life. The
g. o. p. is in infinite need of a bottle or
two of that lymph p. d. q.
No Place for Women.
Mrs. John A. Logan, who ha.- just
returned from the Parisian fair, says
that there is no recognition of women
delegates or exhibitions of women's
work in the great Exposition. Ameri
can women who were appointed by
the President and Congress to repre
sent this country have not met with
the official courtesies that they had a
right to expect from their high cre
dentials. This barrier is not placed
upon our people alone but the whole
feminine contingent. In the French
capital this summer, she says, a wo
man is a woman, and nothing more.
And strange to say that, notwith
standing the generally accredited chiv
alry of the French people, the Fair
Commission announced in advance
that women should not he sent as rep
resentatives to the big exhibit.
This reminds us of the dogma lately
promulgated by a sect in New York,
which hold that women have no souls,
and cites orthodox support for their
position that woman was formed
from a rih taken from the side of the
created Adam, simply to serve the pur
poses of companionship and procrea
tion, and when this mission is finished
her object in life is fail acvovipli. Out
upon such a conception of the capa
bilities, objects and duties of the fairer
portion of humanity! Woman is the
chief promoter of civilization; her
smile the greatest incentive to ambi
tion ; her counsels tlie most potent ex
hortations for well-doing; her presence,
the precourser of peace and content
ment; and any nation or any sect
which ignores her influence in exalta
tion of poor erring and frail humanity
has abandoned the highest and best
guide to progress to the higher life bo
youd.
Her mission is
"To chape the clouds of life's tempestuous
hours.
To strew Its short hut weary way with flowers,
New hope to raise. Dew feeliuKS to impart,
And pour celestial balsam on the heart;
For this to man was lovely woman given
The last, best work, the noblest gilt of Heaven.*'
A HORRIBLE HARBINGER FOR HANNA.
—The great Mark Hanna was held up
in Philadelphia, the other day by a
funeral procession, while on his way
to the convention hall. While cross
ing the Walnut street bridge his equi
pago got packed in behind a hearse
and long line of carriages en route for
a cemetery, and had to progress at
snail-like speed, at a time when his
presence was needed to pour oil and
spout vitrol to secure " harmony."
This incident, although the hearse
was a block away from the boss, caused
his cheek to blanch with fearful fore
bodings, for the augury was strength
ened by the fact that the convention
was nearly five months away from
election-day. The omen spread con
sternation throughout the ranks of
the party, when it became known at
the convention. A party of young
men on top of Hanna's tally-ho, rec
ognized the predicament of the leader
and shouted, "Better get used to it
now, Mark, old boy; this is your cam
paign gait."
THE Tacoma News quotes approv
ingly the platform adopted by the
Thurston County Republican conven
tion, " Because," it declares, "of the
reference to Senator Foeter and Rep
resentative Cushman." The infer
ence is, of course, that it would not
have been considered worthy of that
distinction had Tacoma'a representa
tion in Congress not come in for a
ladle or two of "soft soap." It may
be all right, under the high-pressure
policy pursued by Seattle and Tacoma,
but it does seem that important polit
ical action in this State is fast becom
ing a question of " You tickle me and
I'll tickle you."
THE Tacoma News, in the exuber
ance of its joy over endorsement of its
Congregational delegation by the Re
publicans of this county, throws its
arras around Mr. Rae, the chairman
on resolutions, and declares that he is
entitled to promotion for his skill in
writing sonorous resolutions and dove
tailing them together so as to form a
congruous and effective whole. It's
true, and we join with the News in ap
plauding Mr. Rae as an effective plat
form-builder. In fact he is like his
own well-used sunbol of a populist or
ator, in that respect—" a ten-foot
steamboat with an eight-foot whistle."
AMONG the "prominent Republi
cans" at a late party banquet in Seat
tle, the Times gives the name of C. G.
Heifner of Olympia. We think this
must be a mistake. It can't be bad as
that. While Mr. H. may very proper
ly claim the amplitude of a whale we
feel quite sure that he makes no claim
to the sea-way of a leviathan. The
Times should be more careful. It
might impair the political prospects
of anybody whose political reputation
is "fishy" to line liim up with the op
position.
THE President seems to have gone
to war with China, as he did with tiie
Philippines, solely on his own sweet
will, without asking the consent of
Congress, in whose hands alone the
war-making power is lodged by the
Constitution. The question of the
right and justice of the war is not ma
terial. The President has no legal
power to declare it and should call
Congress in session at once to consider
the matter. But he will not do it.
How the first Republican platform,
that of 1856, contrasts with its mani
festo in 1900. The one denounced
" those twin relics of barbarism—slav
ery and polygamy." The other com
mends the acquisition of the Philip
pines and the treaty with the Sultan
of Suln which guarantees the continu
ance of both "relics" and pays the
salary of the harem-keeper of the Sul
tan.
THE Boltter Drill, is the name of a
new mining paper, published in the
Okanogan country, by D. C. Jenkins.
With Diogenes' Lantern
\\ hilo there is yet still quite an in
terval between the nominating con
vention ami election day, the precipi
tation of the Republicans in putting
up a ticket nearly live months before
the vote is cast, impels an involuntary
sweep of the eye over the community
for available candidates to better the
results impending, from the concen
tration of public opinion so far made.
While the field is still an open one
for Democrats, there seems to be some
concentration of thought in various
quarters, and we note this week a drift
setting in for Superior Judge that tends
towards the nomination of Preston M.
Troy, a native son of Washington,
born in 1867, at Dunginess. lie is,
therefore, what the Convention last
Saturday denominated a " home prod
uct," which was urged as a strong pri
mary qualification for office.
Mr. Troy's early life was that of the
ordinary Puget Sounder, hard work in
the logging camp and in clearing bis
father's farm. After reaching man
hood, lie came to Olympia to attend
the Olympia Collegiate Institute, then
one of the leading educational colleges
of the coast, from which lie graduated
in the Normal Department. He has
resided here ever since, except during
an absence to attend a full course of
law in the University of Michigan, at
Ann Arbor, from which he graduated
with the degree of L. L. 15.
Mr. Troy began the practice of law
in this city in 18113 and his success has
fully justified a claim for sterling abil
ity in his chosen profession. He was
City Attorney three terms in succes
sion, declining candidacy for a fourth,
and this demand for bis services was
based upon the excellent work per
formed while in office. He lias always
been a loyal and determined fighter
for our local interests; an active and
consistent partisan in the big! r mean
ing of that term, wielding a large in
fluence in county and State Conven
tions.
All this may be conceded without
disparagement of the claims of other
candidates, and is the just due of a
man who has based political duty
upon the true promptings of patriot
ism.
AN UNCONSCIONABLE BIGOT. —Mark
Hanna said in opening the Philadel
phia convention, the other day:
"There had been no mistake made in
bringing the convention to this city.
There was the cradle of Liberty, the
birthplace of the Republic and the
Republican party." It seems a little
strange that the party which repudi
ates the declaration of Independence,
and tramples upon the Constitution,
should boast of anything else that is
left of patriotic memory. Mark is
just a little mistaken, however, ir. his
statement. The " cradle of liberty"
has been transferred to Kansas City,
and on the anniversary of that glori
ous day when the Independence bell
pealed the glad tidings of the birth of
a new and free nation, will be reaf
firmed the grand principles which
gave us strength to achieve victory
and acquire place among the leading
nations of Earth. It is a wonder the
great fraud did not repeat his sacri
legious boast that "God reigns and
the Republican party still lives."
REV. Edgar M. Levy, who delivered
the invocation at the first National
Republican Convention, held in Phila
delphia in 1856, forty-four years ago,
closed the first session of the last con
vention of that party in the same city,
on the 19th inst. When he had con
cluded his prayer, the somewhat unus
ual proceeding followed of a clergy
man being cheered. Four of the four
teen surviving Ohio delegates to the
first convention were also present and
given prominent places on the plat
form.
WHY should the United States take
sides with England against Russia in
the Orient? Russia was our friend
when England was our enemy. Rus
sia wns the first country to accept
Secretary Hay's open door proposition
and guarantee our citizens equal
rights with her own. Why should
we Hy to the rescue of England, en
gaged as she is in the same old work
she attempted over here a century and
a quarter ago, and protect her Asiatic
interests for her?
THE critical point in the next elec
tion is New York, which may be ne
cessary to either party. But Roosevelt
as nominee for Governor would have
stood a better chance of carrying that
State, than as nominee for Vice Presi
dent, with a Governor selected by
Piatt and sworn not to enforce the
franchise taxation law. This is the
real milk in the cocoanut. Piatt
wants the franchise tax law killed, and
has to get Roosevelt out of the way to
do it.
IT is pretty well understood that An
keny's " bar'l" stands just behind the
ostensible ownership of the Tacoraa
Ledger. The idea that it has ever
been owned by Lord or Gordon, or is
now owned by Reed, in good faith, " as
a business investment," is preposter
ous. They were only stool-pigeons,
and failures at that, for nobody was
deceived by such transparent devices.
ALTHOI GH the " Boxers" in China
are bigots, and are influenced by pure
fanaticism, that does not excuse their
murderous course any more than the
attempt to shoot Christianity into an
unwilling people can be justified under
the teaching of the meek, patient and
long-suffering Exemplar, who taught
nothing but peace on earth and good
will among men.
ROOSEVELT is to take the stump at
once for the promulgation of imperial
ism. His first campaign speech is 10
be made in Kansas City, the day be
fore the Democratic National Conven
tion.
DESERTS HIS PRINCIPAL IS THE HOI K
OK NEED. —Another verification of the
adage that " Ingratitude is the basest
of crimes," is allbrdcd by the attitude
of It. M. Price, on the" gubernatorial
question and the general opinion in
which it is held. Whatever may be
said of the judgment of Rogers in tiie
purchase of his penny whistle, it is an
act of the most flagrant ingratitude
not now to allow him to toot it while
forming his little procession, especially
as its possesser has been pulling vigor
ously at the teat for three and a half
years for tiie sole purpose of enabling
him to attain a growth wherein he
might possibly be of some little service.
Rogers will have the satisfaction in
knowing, however, that the lacteal
duct is still in full flow when the fat
runt is choked off, that he may now
head the Populistic column witli the
cry of "Cheat'em," nntramnieled by
any sense of obligation. He may dis
cover, in the course of time, that it is
sometimes unwise to "off with the
old" before a fair opportunity is af
forded for "on witli the now."
AN ATTEMPT TO RIVAL THE BRYAN
DEMONSTRATION Font YEARS AGO.—
The stage effect which followed the
nomination of McKinley at Philadel
phia, is said to have been an excellent
effort of the political machine. It was
planned after, and an attempt to rival,
the spontaneous uprising of the peo
ple, through their representatives, in
Chicago, in 18%. Like all imitations,
however, it fell short of the original
it was intended to duplicate, just as
the counterfeit never can rival the
original in detail and shading.
Amidst the uproar incident to the
pre-arranged management, the bulky
form and red perspiring face of Hauna
—the man of the hour—arose. He
stood calm, triumphant, satisfied. In
one hand lie grasped a flag, and ever
and anon he would wave it as he lifted
his bull-throated voice to sustain the
demonstration.
THE Scobeyboom was launched Sat
urday and glided into the current as
smoothly as well-greased skids could
facilitate that operation. Many days
were spent iu arranging preliminaries
and when the last wedge was knocked
away by Yardmaster Rea, the claquera
all responded with pent-up vigor, as
per instructions. It is probable that
this expenditure of energy in one
grand collapse, may account for the
listless, and indifferent disposition of
the convention the remainder of the
session. If the Scobey boom does not
receive any severe jams it may float
until it is knifed by the land pirates
who direct the policy of the dominant
party.
FROF. Iloldenweek, of the Chicago
Sanitary Board attributes the delight
fully cool weather of the past month
in that city to the opening of the
great drainage canal flowing into the
Missouri river. His theory is that the
cool waters of Lake Superior passing
through Chicago, tends to lower the
temperature, and it is therefore prob
able that that city will hereafter be to
a large degree exempt from the ex
treme heat of July and August.
THE ticket nominated is a splendid
one, from top to bottom.— Olympian.
It really seems to us that we have
heard that remark before, from the
same little oracle. It used the same
stereotyped phrase in 18%, when the
" splendor" was dimmed by overwhelm
ing defeat; in 1898, when the " splen
did " ticket was, in the main, again
incontinently consigned to the " dem
nition bowwows."
A DELEGATION of women, headed by
Mrs. Lillie Devereux Blake of New
York, appeared before the Committee
on Resolutions at the Philadelphia
Convention, and asked for a plank ex
pressing the desire of the Republican
party for laws which will give women
equal rights to their children, prop
erty and earnings. No attention was
paid to their request.
ROOSEVEIT is not the first man who
has yielded to the seductive wiles of a
disreputable jade. When he went to
Philadelphia in his Rough Rider hat,
his friends knew that it was all up with
him. They realized that he was not
made of the resolute stuff of the man
who wore the coat of many colors.
CHAIRMAN Kreider, in calling the
Republican county convention to or
der, Saturday, eulogized imperialism
and trusts, anil remarked tnat to pro
mote them, the g. o. p. would work to
" one end." We do not know as any
body would object to that, if the load
is too heavy to tote as a whole.
THE Republican convention yesterday
was enthusiastic and harmonious. — (My.
Yes; but it was a "harmony" that
had to be fought for. And just with
out the doorway stood a Boer-like fig
ure gnashing his teeth and reaching
to his bootleg for a knife.
THE many little'knots of convention
delegates gathered on the street cor
ners Saturday, after adjournment,
showed that there was much to ex
plain and many things to make clear
before "casting off" for what promises
to be a tempestuous voyage.
THE Republican slogan, sounded by
Cliauncey Depew in seconding the
nomination of Roosevelt, is "Vote for
the Statesman and the Cowboy." The
latter is in plain view, but where is the
Statesman? Is he up u stump, or be
hind a tree?
THE platform is a ringing one.— Oly.
You bet!
The pame reverberation from the aame old
King,
The aame concatenation of the aame old
Thing!
THAT " tired look" which shows
lack of confidence in the outcome of
political endeavor characterized the
meeting in the " den" last Saturday.
THE Republican party begins with
Fremont and ends with McKinley, a
sort of tapering off at both ends, as it
were.
THE Taku forts are now Takn.
WAS A WETBL V\ T KE T
CUT-AND-DRIED NOMINATIONS
FALL WITH A DEAD THUD.
No Enthusiasm Even at Washington the Office
holder's Paradise —McKinley Has Jumped
Headlong into Foreign Complications—A
Grave Reason for Republican Alarm-The
Wheat Bull Possesses a Political Significance
Extravagance in Governmental Manage
ment.
Krom our Regular Corrcaiiou lont.
WASHINGTON, June T2, 1 1)00.
Notwithstanding the juggling by
I tie Republican leaders with the Vice-
Presidential nomination, which every
body saw through, the Hanna-made
ticket which was nominated at Phila
delphia and the Washington-made
platform adopted have evoked not the
slightest enthusiasm in Washington,
although the numerical strength of
the bread-and-butter brigade at the
National Capitol, ami Roosevelt's con
siderable personal following, led many
to suppose that there would be at
least a bluff made at some sort of an
enthusiastic demonstration. About
the only hurrahs heard in Washing
ton have come from delegates to the
convention who stopped on their way
home, and those hurrahs were n.it the
result of enthusiasm but of whiskey or
oilier intoxicants. But that, of
course, does not worry Boss llanna.
It is boodle, not enthusiasm, that he
relies upon to duplicate his '% busi
ness.
Nothing more contradictory was
ever put into a party platform than
the declarations of the Republican
platform that "We endorse the ad
ministration of William McKinley,"
and " We favor the construction, own
ership, control and protection of an
isthmian canal by the government of
the United States." Mr. McKinley's
administration is responsible for the
Hay-Pauncefote treaty, which, if rati
fied, would make the carrying out of
that plank of the platform" an impos
sibility. The platform did not dare
endorse by name the Hanna Payne
ship subsidy job, but merely asks for
" legislation which will enable us to
recover our former place among the
trade-carrying fleets of the world." It
is certain that Hanua's subsidy job
won't do it. «
Mr. McKinley did not take kindly
to the suggestion that an extra session
of Congress be called to determine the
policy of this government towards the
proposed invasion of China by an al
lied army. Ho preferred to jump
head foremost into an alliance with
the imperial governments of Europe,
and Japan and United States troops
are now being hurriedly sent to take
part in the invasion. If his action
does not lead to entangling foreign
complications, many shrewd men will
be mistaken in their predictions.
One of the reasons for Republican
alarm about the great middle West
was concisely given by Mr. J. V. Real,
of Akron, Ohio, now in Washington,
when he said: " The industrial situa
tion iu some of the manufacturing
districts of the middle Western States
is decidedly gloomy. The big trusts,
which one hears so much about in the
East, and the evil effects of which are
felt comparatively little here, have
been destructive to a large number of
factories in our section of the coun
try. There is hardly a manufacturing
city of any size in Ohio, Indiana or ll
linois, where one or more factories
have not been closed down on account
of the combination in some particular
line of goods. The result has been
that a good many people have been
thrown out of employment in recent
months. Little has been heard of
these matters, because nearly every
body had been making good money
and bad enough left to support them
selves for some time, while they looked
for other employment. But a great
deal of hardship lias resulted."
Some of Boss Hanna's millionaire
allies have undertaken the contract of
aiding the Philadelphia ticket by
steadily forcing the price of wheat up
ward during the campaign, for the
purpose of trying to propitiate the dis
gruntled farmers of the wheat-growing
sections. This may be a good thing
for those wheat-growers who may be
able to take advantage of it, but it
will have its risks, both for the wheat
growers and the Republican ticket.
If it should appear at any time to the
millionaire syndicate that they can
make more money by letting the bot
tom drop out of the scheme than by
carrying it out, they will be apt to do
it. Millionaires never allow anything
to stand in the way of Accumulating
other millions.
Democrat* do not lack live issues
for this campaign, and by no means
the least of them is the extraordinary
extravagance of the government under
the McKinlcy administration. In the
language of Representative Richard
son, of Tennessee, the able Democratic
leader of the House and chairman of
the Democratic Congressional cam
paign committee, "The cost of run
ning this government lias been $300,-
000,000 more annually for the last
three years than it was before the war
with Spain was fought. It is a seri
ous question whether this vast in
crease is fully warranted. Was the
war with Spain worth 1900.000,000 to
the American people? If the war
wasn't worth $900,000,000, it is for the
Republican party to explain why our
expenditures should not be materially
reduced." That is straight talk and
strictly true. If the people wish to
continue reckless and extravagant ex
penditures just because taxation pro
duces the money, they will continue
the Republican party in power. But
if they wish the government adminis
tered on the same economical system
which rules in every wcll-conducted
business establishment, they will turn
the government over to the Demo
cratic party, which stands for retrench
ment in public expenditures. This is
sue is not likely to be lost eight of.
Tragic Disaster at Sea.
A Cape Nome letter of the Bth inst.
gives the following account of ship
wreck.
After five months of fearful suffer
ing, during which he helplessly
watched the death of one after another
of his companions, James Murphy, of
New York, a castaway sailor, was
rescned from starvation and freezing
by natives on St. Lawrence island. He
was picked up from the island Friday,
June 1, by the bark Alaska, and on
Tuesday, June 5, arrived here iu that
vessel. Murphy is the sole survivor
of a party of six which sailed from
Cape Nome Nov. 3,1889, on board the
schooner Eacreet, of San Francisco.
The others of the party, all of whom
perished from cold or starvation on
St. Lawrence island were: P. Lair, of
Snohomish, Wash., owner of the ves
sel; J. H. Johnson, of San Francisco,
master; Charles Elliott, of Denver,
Col., mate; R. A. Nichol.of Plymouth,
Mass., cook; J. Smith, of Seattle,
sailor.
Brutal and Ignorant.
lV.st-Intellitfi-ui-er.
Oncol tlic tendencies of Gov. Rogers
which does not enhance the respect in
which he is held by the people of this
State, is his disposition to coarse and
vulgar flippancy in dealing with mat
ters of great public moment. Tins
tendency, reinforced by consummate
ignorance of the subject in hand, be
comes offensive and humiliating when
it is made the vehicle for announcing
the policy of the executive of a great
State in a time of public emergency.
That emergency exists, on the testi
mony of physicians and health author
ities whose word is not open to honest
dispute. It has been set forth plainly
in the columns of the Post-Intelligen
cer. There have been at least ten
deaths from bubonic plague in San
Francisco. How many more victims
it has found, how many have been dis
posed of secretly and how many Chi
nese are now affected is known only to
the denizens of Chinatown themselves.
Meantime all quarantine regulations
have been withdrawn, and people from
the plague center are free to come and
go at their will.
The people of Washington are unde
fended against this real danger as it
faces them from the South. (Quaran
tine inspection of vessels is thorough;
but persons carrying the germs of the
disease may come In by rail and scat
ter throughout the State at their
pleasure as long as they avoid the
cities where a local insjiection is en
forced. There is a danger whose mag
nitude can bo understood by any one
familiar with the ravages of the plague
in Australia, which Gov. Rogers evi
dently is not. It requires the exer
cise of all possible precautions and the
harmonious action of State and mu
nicipal authorities to protect the pub
lic health.
This is the situation which Gov.
Rogers dismisses with the ignorant re
mark that the ravages of the bubonic
plague are confined to Chinese, and
the brutal and flippant jest that "a
judicious and well regulated mortality
among the Chinese is a matter that
could be looked upon with a great
deal of complacence." He is ignorant
beyond the common, since he does not
know that the plague is no respecter
of races. lie is brutal beyond all de
cency in stating that it is a virtue to
assist in the murder of a people who,
however unwelcome, are at least en
titled to the usages of civilized society.
One would scarce expect such treat
ment of a subject from the worst
hoodlum of the slums. A remark of
this tenor from the State's chief exec
utive seems to show that recent politi
cal disappointments have stripped
away the thin veneer of decency from
a mind and dis|H>sition which, even in
that disguise, were never much to
boast of. The people of Washington
will protect themselves from both
plagues, Asiatic and Populistic. Their
one consolation is that a man who
could be guilty of such contemptuous
levity in a matter concerning the lives
of both the white and the yellow
races will not continue much longer
to disgrace the Governor's chair.
OASTORIA.
Bsan the A Tha Kind You Han Always BN(M
Crockery {
We have opened a new X
store in connection with our X
establishment, stocked with T
a full line of X
CROCKERYI
AND GLASSWARE. |
COME AND SEE THE DISPLAY ♦
VAN EPFS & CHURCHILL, |
Telephone 291. Chilberg Block.
WHEAT
4 *■
4 h
4 k
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There will be a good op
. I portunity to make money on
- ► wheat during the next three
* * months. We oiler you facil
ilies for trading in'uu UN,
4- PROVISIONS and STOCKS
f on SIAKIiIINM.
Call at our office, next
" door to office of Western
* * Union Telegraph Co., on
- - Main street, and see the
'' quotations posted every few
. I minutes direct from Chicago
- - and New York.
T. H. Phillips
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BROKER.
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; l 205 Equitable Building, Tiroraa, Wash.
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;: THEO. WRIGHT, MANAGER.
Application No. 3,064.
Notice of Sale of Second Class
Tide Land.
Notlr-b l> hereby given that on the 2Hth day of
July, 11100, at the hour of two o'clock Inlthe after
?°°n. 0,1 "Id day, at the doorof the Court lloure
iu Thurston county, Washington, the following
deacrlhed tide land will be eold at public auction
to the higheat bidder therefor, to-wlt .
Description of land: All tide landa of the sec
ond clars owned by the State of Waabingtou rit
uale In front of. adjacent to, or abutting on the
government meander line deacrlbed aa follows
Beginning ou the meander corner on the Wil
lamette Merkllau to Secllona 25 and 30, Twp. 19
N„ R. 1 W. and 1 East, running thence N. 55ii
degrees W. 85.00 cbaina, appraiged at $5.00 per
chain, or (175.00.
Said Tide laud will be sold for not less than
the appraised value and subject to the improve
ments situated thereon, and as appraised by the
Hoard 01 State Land Commie*ioncrp iu ihe man
ner provided by law, a statement of which is now
ou file in the office of the Auditor of said county.
Terms of Dale are: Under contract, one-tenth
to be paid on the day of sale, and oue-teuth an
nually thereafter on the first day of March of each
year, with accrued Interest on deferred balance
at 8 per cent, per annum: Provided, That any
purchaser may make full payment at any time
and obtain a deed.
The purchaser of snch land will be required 10
pay at the time of sale the appraised value of
any improvements or valuable material on such
land in full In addition to the one-tenth of the
sale price.
The above described Tide lands are offered
for sale by virtue of an order of the Hoard of
Stale Land Commissioners, made ou the 2UtU day
of June. 1900, duly certified and 011 file In the
ofllce of said County Auditor.
R. A. GRAHAM.
_ . . County Auditor.
Dated at Olympia, Wash., this 23d day of
Juue, A. D. 1900. j29-5t
The Kind Yon Have Always Bought, and which lias been
in use for over 30 years, has borne the signatnro of
and has been made under his pcr
(jfLs. sonal supervision sinee its infancy.
'-C6CCSUW. Allow no one todeeeive you in this.
All Counterfeits, Imitations and "Just-as-good" are but
Experiments that trifle with and endanger the health of
Infants and Children—Experience against Experiment*
What is CASTORIA
Castoria is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pare
goric, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It is Pleasant. It
contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic
substance. Its age is its guarantee. It destroys Worms
and allays Feverishness. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind
Colic. It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation
and Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulates the
Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural siccus
The Children's Panacea—The Mother's Friend.
GENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS
The Kind You Have Always Bought
In Use For Over 30 Years.
TWg CKWTAUW COMMWy. TT MURRAY RTRCCT, NtW YORK CITY.
What a Change
TBTVE years ago to-day we started in business and had the smallest
store and stock in town. That we have grown from the smallest
to the largest establishment in Olympia, you can all see with your own
eyes. Our combined floor space is 100x200 feet. We occupy the best
lighted, the best ventilated, the best arranged and the largest store be
tween Tacoma and Portland. Square dealing and reliable goods at the
very lowest prices for legitimate merchandising is the basis on which
we build up the best and leading store in this section. Turning over
large quantities of goods at close margins put us where we are to-day
made it possible for us to give to Olympia the largest and best store it
ever had, one that everybody can point to with pride.
For a nice souvenir for the public to remember the day by, we will
give free with every good dress pattern one year's subscription to the
Designer worth sl,and with each man's or boy's suit a hat worth 52.50
giatis.
Small boys can get a flying top to-day for the asking.
THE MOTTMAN MERCANTILE CO.
Open till July 4th till 8:30 P. M.
\ KOIXAJKS |
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WALL PAPER M STATIONERY ?
2 ™™ c
| M. O'CONNOR'S 2
Main Street, - Olympia.
TO CLOSE OUT
SI OCK OF MILLINERY
Will sell for the next 15 days, regardless of cost,
Trimmed Hats from SI.OO up.
l>on't miss this opportunity for a hat before
the 4th of July.
Opposite Postoflice. MISS WHEELER.
SHOES^^
Buy your Shoes of us if
you want to get shoes that
will wear well.
THE NEW SHOE STORE, a A OTTIfTIIO 0 OA
317 Main Strut, Olympic A. C. STEVENS Qb CO.
O. R. Simenson,
MlFourth Street, - - - Olympia, Wash.
Qrrki b v p,e ? 8e ' 1 VV l 0 - Vollr Watoh K <'P«innß and guarantee satis
ft' JL p ; Ll }es teßte ' l fr «e> aiul Glasses fitted correctly at a moderate

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