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OLV.IIPIA, WASH. Hllll.U KIKNIMi SEPTEMBER 5, 1902. British Feeling Over American Ex pansion. 1 he friendly feeling existiug between England, during the latter part of the reign of Victoria, and the United States, was so marked as to excite the jealousy of other nations, and some ap prehension on the part of our own people that toleration of inonarchial methods might in time mould popular sentiment into a recognition of govern mental principles inimical to our own. That that cause for apprehension lias happily disappeared now seems evident. The accession of a cold-blooded sover eign to tbe British throne checked the admiration for anything peculiarly English" you know," and the colossal wealth piled up by a few lucky indi viduals on this side the water and the development of the greed which fol lowed as a natural sequence, where by tbe Morgans, tbe Rockefellers and the Carnegies obtained the power, by combination, to monopolize the in dustrial pursuits and the commer cial enterprises of the world, has brought about an antagonism which is already taking measures to check the avarice of the American Lords of Fi nance. A London dispatch of the 30th ult. says that the approaching limit of time for completion of the Atlantic Ship ping trust, under the Napoleonic con trol of J. Fierpont Morgan, is arousing a lively interest in the methods to be employed for dealing with the com bination. The promised statement of Premier Balfour, on reassembling of Parlia ment, it is hoped will contain some adequate means of relief. It is not thought that it will for government subsidies for British companies, for that proposition has considerable op position, and it is considered probable that his scheme will embrace a merger of all lines outside the Morgan com bine, and that the Canadian Pacific Railroad will participate as an impor tant factor. A large shipowner, a close friend of the Colonial Secretary, Mr. Chamber lain, has said: " America must not think that the Im perial Government is going to leave the colonies at the mercy of tbe shipping or any other trust. The discontent is acute enough now in many quarters of the em pire. While Great Britain does not want a commercial war with the United States, she will not stand indefinitely being shut out by the American tariff wall while keeping open house for American traders in the United Kingdom. The question of retaliatory duties is not so improbable as many people imagine. There iB no reason why the British colonist market should not be opened to British goods on a preferential basis. We have been asleep here in England for a long time, but when we wake up America had bet ter look out." Then, again, our relations with Eng land are somewhat strained by the in terpretation placed upon the Monroe doctrine by President Roosevelt. The Saturday Review, in commenting upon it, says that he is the exponent of "American Greed and Hypocrisy," and emphasizes the danger threatened the British empire from the absorption of trade by the colonial system. That journal sees in the attitude of the President an intent to expand south ward, and predicts that European ag gression in South America will soon incubate into occupation by the United Btatea. It sees likewise, in the dim future, a purpose ultimately to ioclude Canada, basing the forecast upon tbe phenomenal increase of wealth and population, backed by tbe craze devel oped on American soil for expansion. It regards these conditions as great a menace as the rivalry of Russia, whose position territorially, is not nearly so critical. That journal sums up with tbe fol lowing frank avowal: Under those circumstances it is surely clear that the power we need be most concerned about is America. Acute ter ritorial and commercial rivalrv always results in an ultimate trial by force. It ia the only final settlement If that is so, the policy of either country must be to avoid doing anything which can In crease the other'spower or give it points in the struggle. On that principle the United Btates has steadily acted in op posing us diplomatically, never conced ing a point. We, on tbe other hand, have usually gone of our way to help the United States. In the matter of tbe isthmian canal we lost ground and Amer ica gained. The only balancing advan tage would be such consequent and ac tive friendship on the part of America that we might count on her as meeting us half way by abstaining from injuring us. The utterance of the President which impels the Review to say that it " implies a hated rivalry which may some day have to be settled by the ar bitrament of the sword," is this: "We believe in the Monroe Doctrine not as a means of agression at all. It does not mean that we are aggressive toward any power. It means merely that, as the biggest power on this conti nent, we remain steadfastly trne to the principle first formulated under the Pres idency of Monroe, through John Quincy Adams —the principle that this continent must not be treated as such for political colonization by an European power. As I say, that is not an aggressive doctrine. It is a doctrine of peace, a doctrine of defense, a doctrine to secure the chance on this continent for the States here to develop peaceably along their own lines. Now we have formulated that doctrine. If our formulation consists simply of statements on the stump or on paper, they are not worth the breath that utters them or the paper on which are written. Remember that the Monroe Doctrine will be respected as long as we have a first-class efficient navy, and not very much longer. " In private life, he who asserts some thing says what he is going to do, and does not back it up, is always a contemp tible creature, and as a nation the last thing we can afford to do is to take a po sition which we do not intend to try to make good. Bragging and boasting in private life are almost always the signs of a weak man, and a nation that is strong does not need to falave its public men boast or brag on its account. Least of all does a self-respecting nation wish its public representatives to threaten or menace or insult another power. Our attitude toward all powers must be one of such dignified courtesy an<l respect as I we intend that they shall show us in re- ! turn. We must we willing to give the : friendly regard that we expect front them. We must no more wrong them than we must submit to wrongdoing by j them; but when we take a position let us remember tliat our holding it depends j upon ourselves, depends upon our show ing that we have the ability to bold it." j Fear of a Tidal Wave. Somebody started a prediction, the other day at Atlwntic City, N. J., the famous summer resort, somewhat after the style of the end-of-the-world proph ecies that have actuated the Adven tists at times since IJS4H. The prediction was that Atlantic City was soon to be washed from tbe face of the earth by a tidal wave. The time set was the 18th ult, and it is said that as the date approached the exodus of wealthy visitors averaged 1,000 per day. The chief of the Washington City Weather Bureau, Willis Moore, was ap pealed to for a verification of the proph ecy or for sonic encouraging assurance that it would not occur. That officer, it seems, looked at the matter from a practical standpoint which ignores pre dictions, per ne, or those not based upon plainly defined natural laws. He declared that for an abnormal tidal wave to originate it would be neces sary that some subterranean disturb ance at tbe bottom of the ocean should occur, and there is positively not the slightest sign of there being any such trouble. The only indica tion of a storm was the one blowing around North Carolina, a while ago, and for a time it looked aa if it would come shoreward, but it passed out to sea, aud even that danger of a summer | squall is past. This storm had no re lation to the one in Mexico, where a city is reported to have been wiped out by a tidal wave; neither is tbe land at the ocean's bottom in any way connected with the land at the bottom of the West Indies, where the present volcanic eruption are taking place. Mr. Moore, who was at Atlantic City when he gave this opinion, says that be was there to show that he did not put any faith in the wild prediction and hoped that it would reassure public opinion on that score. He said that he " would be disappointed with thous ands of others when the surf failed to rise on schedule time." He remained at the resort till after the fated day had passed and people began to return. It is hardly probable that another scare can originate from that cause. " PARSON" Chaplin is quoted at say ing that "If a Citizen's ticket had been nominated in place of the Demo cratic ticket, it would have swept the county." It is easy to forecast what might have happened under a different state of circumstances, because the prophet is sure that he will not be confronted by results at variance with his prediction, but to base them upon as intangible an object as a mere name, is exceedingly puerile and a reflection upon the judgment ol intelligent citi zenship. Sensible men are not domi nated by passion or prejudice, and if the Republican bolters have been treat ed aa unfairly as Mr. Chaplin claims they have, they owe it to themselves, as well as the community, to make their protest as emphatic as possible. Ifit justifies a bolt—as Mr. Chaplin's actidn shows it does—it is a clear indi cation of use of all honorable means to make their action effective. To halt half-way ia to admit doubt of the right eousness of the movement the bolters have inaugurated. INCREASED COST OP FOOD SUPPLIES. —The retail fruit dealers of San Fran cisco have formed an organization, to place the prices under control and to maintain rules of trade. An iucrease in prices is attributed to raise of rent and increase of incidental expenses. As soon as the association's charter is closed, it is said that prices will stiffen considerably. It purpose to fight deal ing between either the coosumer and producer direct, or between the con sumer and middleman or commission agent. The consequence would be a firmer grip of the retailers on the mar ket, and that means an advantage re sulting in an increase of prices. The prices of beef and lamb have also ad vanced two cents per pound in San Francisco, and the poorer classes are at their wits' ends to make both ends meet in keeping the bills paid. "FIGHT STRIKE TO A FINISH," IS MORGAN'S COMMAND. —Geo. F. Baer, President of the Reading and Jersey Central Railroads, declares that" under no circumstances will I consent to ar bitration or interference in the pres ent strike." He toad just closed an in terview with Morgan who bad advised bim to fight tbe strikers to a finish. His advice was unanimously approved by tbe Presidents of four railroads, who from tbe first have declared that there waa nothing to arbitrate. A MOTOR CYCLB RECORD.—P. A. Hansen, of Minneapolis, lately made 634} miles on a motor bicycle in 24 hours, stopping each 100 miles to re replenish gasoline and take refresh freshments for himself. He was hand capped likewise by failure of the electric light after 12 o'clock, forcing him to ride in the dark. He thinks that the slackened pace necessary under the circumstances, reduced the record 100 miles. AT last the President has consented that Gen. Miles may visit the Philip pines, on a tour of army inspection. It is stipulated, however, that the gallant officer shall confine himself en tirely to his official duties, and must not express an opinion upon anything if a civic nature which may require prodding. He will leave next Wednes day, accompanied by his aides, on the transport Thomas. A Week of Pleasure. It is concedtd by all that the Labor Day demonstration in this city, last Monday, excelled all former ellbrts, both in number participating and in tbe elegance of display. Some of tbe tloats were works of art, as well as things of beauty, and their appearance WBS a surprise to those who had not beeu afforded an opportunity for dis covery of the potent influences at work to make the civic parade in honor of the Woodmen a complete success. The main feature of the day in the Carnival tent was the coronation of (iueen Ruth. The " royal" part}* were attired in gorgeous array, and con sisted of Misses Van Epps and Shaw as Maius of Honor, Prime Minister Wheaton and Master S. Harris as Page. The coronation was performed by the Mayor. Tbe address was, of course, read by the Prime Minister. It was full of tenderness and love. It breathed tbe true spirit of peace. It was as full of benediction as her own charming pres esce was redoleut of joy aud sunshine. And her auditors were therefore hardly prepared for tbe old, musty, worm eaten chestnut " Live while you live, for you will a long time dead." It produced a shock upou the auditors' nerves. It was a most adrupt disceut front tbe sublime to tbe ridiculous, from the refiued to the decidedly vul gar. But in all such errors, it is invar iably tbe leading strings that royalty is subject to, that is, to blame: the Prime Minister was clothed with power to embody the sovereign's will in tbe language of grace, as well as diplomacy, and in this instance, sometimes as in real life, his expression has not been clothed wholly with that elegance ex pected of exalted speech. It is said that 1,400 admission tickets were sold to this ceremony, which we think is a pretty fair show ing. After the coronation a fine specialty performance was given on tbe plat form in tbe big lent on tbe " Blinn block" at the summit of Capitol hill. In fact this has been the means of entertainment each day of the Carni val, and with the plantation scenes, Edison's Electric Wonders, The Ger man Village, tbe Oriental Theater, and the merry-go-round, afforded ade quate means of amusement for the crowds who find, in its social inter course, a means of filling in any lapse of the daily programme. Tuesday a balloon ascension from the grounda drew quite a crowd of people. Prof. Chris. Nelson made the ascent on a trapeze, and performed various acts in the air. He did not go very high, however, and tripped the parachute at a height of about 1,000 feet and descended on tbe bluff in the rear of the capitol grounds. The balloon sailed off to.tbe northwest, and is said to have landed in a tree a short distance from town. Wednesday was Babies' Day in the pavilion, and a fine array of the household beauties were on exhibition -—35 in all, all under two years of age. Tbe committee consisted of Mrs. Strah lin, G. R. Rogers and W. B. Perry, who had before tbem one of the most diffi cult tasks in their lives, in making a choice with so high, fair and equable an average of childish perfection. They had to make a choice, however, and it fell upon tbe following prize winners: Handsomest boy baby, Ed ward Selby, aged 13 months, first prise, $5; the second prize, $2.50, was awarded to Floyd Littlejohn, aged 14 months. The handsomest girl baby was decided to be May Austin, aged 16 months, who took the first prize, |5; Inez Brassfield came in second, for 12.50. The first prise for tbe fattest boy, fell to Myron Ramey of Kamil chie, aged six months, who took tbe prize of 92.50. There was only one entry in this class. The fattest girl baby, six months of age, who won the 92.60, was May He:ith, of Pe Ell, Lewis county. Tbe baby show brought out a good crowd and placed everybody in a good humor. There is nothing like tbe con templation of childhood to arouse the better impulses of humanity. Loggers' Day, yesterday, engaged unusual attention as does everything connected with woodcraft, and tho at tendance of woodsmen was large, not only on account of the nature of the order having tbe Carnival in charge, but tbe exciting contest in sawing which took place in the evening. Bicycle races at the Velodrome were held in the afternoon, but they failed to divert attention from the Carnival proper which held its usual number of patrons, at the minstrel performance in the tent, the specialty for that day. A large crowd witnessed the sawing. Three teams entered. Joseph Bode of Tumwater, and Hamlet Dorman, were the winning team and took the 9100 prize. They made the 30-inch cut, through a pitch-ringed tree, in two minutes and 48 seconds. Henry Smith and Fred Snyder took the second prize, with a record of two minutes and 58 seconds. They received the entrance money, 930. The third team, Perrie Dickgeizer and Henry Kearney, without ever having worked together before, made tbe cut in three minutes and 10 seconds. The j udges were Jesse T. Mills, F. W. Stocking, and Jesse Murphy. To-day is Eagles' Day, and from the prestige the boys have of doing all things well, it is expected that it will hare eclipsed all other demonstrations of the week before its close this even ing. To-morrow night will be the culmi nating effort of the week's entertain ment. It will be Mardi Gras, and though somewhat out of season, will doubtless be none the less enjoyed on that account. It is an occasion of groteique and uprcarious fun, nearly | everything in the form of amusement' within reason, being licensed by edict! of the sovcreigu. One thing we wish to say in conclu sion. The Carnival has added much luster to the reputation of the Wood men. They have shown themselves to be royal entcrtainera and have mauaged to interest the thousands of people who have been their guests without the slightest trouble or any heart-burnings so far as we know, and that is a rare occurrence for so large an undertaking. The Same Old Crack of the Lash The Walla WaHa Statesman attrib utes the turn-down of Gov. Mcßride by Thurston county Republicans to a chronic habit, it declares, our people have, of opposing the executive of the State in whatever he does, citing the administration of John R. Rogers for example. Nobody who is at all aware of all the facts will blame any citizen of Thurston county for opposing the late Governor, and let it go at that. The mantle of charity is broad enough to cover deeds that were simply inex cusable during his life. Rut what does the Statesman mean by censuring the Republican party for refusing to follow Gov. Mcßride in his fight against the trusts that own and con trol that party, by right of purchase and delivery of the spoils? Can it be peeled that a party bossed by Hanna will yield up its adherence to the don ors of the million-dollar corruption fund, simply to pour water upon Gov. Mcßride's political wheel? In other words, should the Republicans of Thurston abandon their party tenets and follow the executive outside the party wall, just because he at present fills the executive chair, and has a pol icy of bis own, for his own aggrandize ment? The assertion of the Statesman that "if Thurston county keeps her hos tility to the chief executive of the State of whatever party, it may yet make it necessary to remove tbe State capital to some city whose people are more courteous and amicable," comes with a wretched grace from a paper which professes Democracy. It shows that it is still measuring other people's objects by its own short measure. The people of Thurston will never again cringe at the crack of that whip, and the sooner our neighbors become aware of the fact the less occasion they will find to make jacks of themselves. JOHN MILLER MURPHY created a roar of laughter from the delegates and Republi can spectators present Ist the Democratic Convention! by nominating Dr. Kincaid, a Ulelong Republican, for County Coro ner. The veteran Democrat did not know the doctor's politics, but when informed hastened to withdraw the nomination.— Recorder. It seems that we were not mistaken in the doctor's political leanings, Tor he authorizes us to state that he baa never affiliated with the Republicans as a partisan and that his predilections are for the Democratic organization. Haviug always regarded tbe doctor as a sound patriot and good citizen, we very naturally considered him a Dem ocrat, and it seems we were not mis taken. PELKK ADDS A THOUSAND VICTIMS. —Mount Pelee was again in eruption on tbe 30th ult., and 1,060 people were killed and 1,500 injured during the ac tivity of the volcano. Tbe eruptions were accompanied by earthquakea, electrical discharges, outbursts of flame and fall of ashes, and was one of the most severe that has been exper ienced. The Governor of the island of Martinique is arranging for evacua tion of the Northern parishes and re moval of the injured. The tempera ture on the island is said to be almost unbearable. A tidal wave simultan eously with the eruption entered Fort de France. THE VERMONT STATE ELECTION.— At the State election held in Vermont, Tuesday, no candidate for Governor received a majority of votes cast neces sary to a choice, and the matter will go to the Assembly which meets next month for settlement. McCullough (Rep.) from nearly complete returns has 26,397; Percival W. Clements, High License, 23,230, and the other two candidates 8,147. It is said that the Republican candidate will have a majority of 38 over all in tbe Assem bly. FRED Dunham, an old-time resident of Olympia, accompanied by hit son, Fred Dunham, Jr., a young man verg ing on to his majority, spent last week in visiting their many acquaintances here and other cities of the Sound. Mr. D., a printer by trade, came to Olym pia a quarter of a century ago, and did hie first type-setting in the State on the STANDARD. He is now engaged in publication of the Portland Chronicle, having for a partner, Ernest White, another Olympia " boy." Ax effort will be made to regulate the dumping of atable refuse and other brio abrao in tbe hope of Improving the qual ity of the atnell*.— Oly. An association of ideas that con nects the rare and beautiful of tbe an tique with stable refuse is as incongru ous as is the proposition to improve the quality of the " smells," original and unique. It is doubless suggested by the poet's allusion to the entrancing odors said to (low from tbespicy shores of Arabie the blest. WHAT'S the matter of tbe college professors? For several months past they have posed as leaders in the mott unexpected line* of "advanced thooght." Now comes Dr. E. Benja min Andrews, Chancellor of the Uni versity of Nebraska, who, on tbe 15th ult, in an address before the students gave endorsement to government reg ulation of tbe social evil. THE Recorder ia running both county tickets, with the evident purpoee of pulling the legs of both sets of candi dates indiscriminately. HAS BEEN "COACHED" IS THE OPINION OF OBSERVING POLITICIANS. Teddy Shows More Discretion Than is Justly His Due—Wants the Dangerous Alternative of Conccntrative Power to Control the Trusts— The Issue. Autocracy or Trusts —Cause of Panic of 1893 —The Effect of the McKinlcy and the Wilson Tariff Schedules on It—The Railway Presidents Called Into Line by the «• P (From our regular eum-npondent.) WA: IUNGTON, Aug. 28,1902. " Who coached the President?" ia the question which leading Democrats are asking each other this week. No one gives Mr. Roosevelt credit for the exceptionally able politics which he has displayed in his speeches in New England and all are wondering who is the power behind the throne. The ex'ent to which the public will be taken in by the specious arguments advanced is another matter of inter est. Viewed from the standpoint of the politician, Mr. Roosevelt's scheme for Federal control of the trusts is a masterly conception. In the first place, it is pointed out, nothing along that line can be done without an amendment to the constitution and in the meantime the trusts will baye time to so strongly intrench them selves as to be practically unassailable. In the second place, if the President is successful in leading the attention of the people away from practicable lines and into the realms of constitutional amendment he will, at least for the time being, preserve from further at tack the nil-essential Dinglev tariff schedule, the revision of which ia eo strongly demanded by the western members of his party. And, looking into the future, if the Republican party can succeed in securing for the President, by constitutional amend ment and Congressional legislation, the coutrol of the trusts, it will have converted his office into an autocracy which will render it almost impossible to unseat a President elected by that party. The whole trend of the Roose velt administration, say leading Demo crats, has been along the line of con centration of power iu the White House. The attainment of the end advocated by the President would be the culmination of that policy. It is generally believed, however, that the American people are too shrewd to be misled and that they will recognize that the present incumbent of the While House, even if he be himself honest, is a menace to American ideals and to liberty, and that in this instance he is being made the tool of men who are far his superiors iu fore cast and sagacity. "Imagine," said a leading Democrat, last evening, " the condition of the country with all power over the trusts vested in the President and Mark Hanna in the White House. Mr. Roosevelt cannot serve longer than 1908 at most and after that Mr. Hanna, or some man of bis type, will become the logical ex ponent of Republican doctrines and the inevitable leader of the party." A statement which is being repeat edly made by Republican spell-binders calls for an emphatic denial by every one interested in the truth of history. I refer to the panic of 1893-4, that it was a result of the passage of the Wilson bill by the Democratic Congress. There probably was never a more widely repeated falsehood, nor one that is more generally believed, and yet it ia a matter of common knowl edge, to every official and every corre spondent who was in Washington at that time, that the panic was under way and bound to come before Presi dent Harrison left the White House. In fact, the bonds for • popular loan to restore the gold reserve had been engraved before Mr. Harrison left Washington. On leaving Washing ton after hit first term Mr. Cleveland left a large surplus in the Treasury. On returning for a second term he found adeficit. This statement may l>e verified by the treasury reports. The Wilson bill, which has been cred ited with costing the country more than the Civil War, was productive of far more revenue than the McKinl ey bill, the high schedules of which had actually served to decrease the cus toms receipts because they put a se vere check on importation. The in ordinately high tariff of the McKinley bill, Republican extravagance, and possibly the Sherman bill, passed by a Republican Congress, were the real factors which combined to produce a panic which had its inception during the Harrison administration but which reached its climax after Mr. Cleve land's inauguration. In the light of the actual facts. Republican cant about the danger of entrusting tariff revision to the Democratic party falls verv flat. The remembrance of the incident in American history above referred to is causing considerable anxiety to thinking Republicans at the present time. Although every effort was made to take advantage of the fact that a Democratic administration was in power when the height of the panic was reached, and that, to a large ex tent, the American public was misled, those Republicans who were permit ted an insight into the actual state of affairs in the treasury, realised that the McKinley tariff was too high to produce revenue and that the credit of the country was maintained only by the reduction of the schedules ac complished by means of the Wilson bill. It became necessary, however, for the success of the Republican party to again increase the schedules in accordance with the demands of the protected interests, and therefore, the Dingley bill was passed. At the present time history is showing a tendency to repeat itself. The coun try is enjoying an unusual prosperity owing to the abundant agricultural crops, but those who are in close toueh wiih treasury affairs realize that any check in the present prosperity, as a result of entirely natural and un avoidable causes, would again result in diminished customs receipts and the necessity for an fssue of bonds would again arise. In fact at the present time the Government is showing a slight daily deficit. These ere the facts which have given a certain im petus to the demand for a reduction of the tariff schedules although the public will be lead to believe that the demand comes entirely from a desire to curtail the power of the trusts. As indicative of the Republican custom of slipping out of tight places, the re mark made yesterday by a Republican editor is interesting. "If we see signs of a break in the present pros perous conditions before 1904," he said," We will let the Democrats win in that year and then the brunt of the bard times will be charged to them. In 1908 we will elect Mr. Roosevelt, or whoever else we please, and the Democrats will never again be heard of. It would be a big sacrifice, but the Republican organization is perfect enough to make it." The report has gone forth that the railway presidents have been notified by the Republican managers that the coal strike must be ended or it will have a disasterous effect on the fall elections. The presidents will sum mon the the entire Pennsylvania militia, if necessary, and a final at tempt to break the strike and inci dentally the union will te made. If this attempt does not prove successful, however, the presidents will accede to the demands of the uuion—for the present. DEM. lir order to make sure of the passage of a commission law the voters of tbe State will be under the necessity of electing a Democratic Legislature.- Recorder. Well, well, really; our neighbor is likely to fall over the fence, if he continues to wabble on the top-rail much longer, as he has done ever since he was flattened out by the Republi cans in convention. Following out the promise of beneficent grace afford ed by the couplet, " While the lamp holds out to huru. The vilest siuuer nisy return," the Recorder has been diligently searching for au " oil" supply ever since it was thrown out by its party an orphan upon the cold charities of the world. FATAL ACCIDENT TO THE PRESIDEN TIAL PARTY. —The coach in which President Roosevelt was riding, Wednesday, while going from Pitts field to Lenox, Mass., was run into by au electric car, throwing all its occu pants to the ground. The President's head was cut; Secretary Gortelyou sus tained a scalp wound; Gov. Crane was bruised; William Craig, Secret Service Agent, instantly killed, and D. J. Pratt, driver, badly and, it is feared, fa tally injured. IF A MAN is nominated for an office he don't want against his will, his name placed on the official ballot des pite his protest and against bis will, and he is voted for and elected against his will, the question arises, can he be sworn into office against his will and made to execute its duties against bis will. It would be a vertiable case of an office seeking the man, but wouldn't it be rather tough on the man? THE State Board of Equalization of California have raised the valuation of main lines on the assessment rolls to 117,500 per mile. With the action of Montana as a precedent, which jumped the valuation to $52,000 per mile on main lines, the raise of our Golden Gate neighbors seems to be very mod erate and reasonable, and not at all in tended for a " bluff." SENATOR Piatt of New York is quot ed as sayiDg he does not know what the attitude of the Republican party will be on the trust question in the coming campaign, but some scheme must be devised by which the voters may be made to believe that the party is opposed to trusts; however, he is against any action that will cut off campaign funds. THE ticket nominated Saturday by the Democrats in this county is good in tbe main. A slight friction has arisen over the nomination of Com missioner for the Third District, but we believe that the will of the people most interested will be recognized, and that perfect harmony will prevail at the ballot. OLY says that Mr. Chaplin's at tempt to distupt the Republican party "died a bornin!" It is safe to say, however, that the ghost of the departed will haunt the " Scobey ring" till the ides of November. There is no way to exorcise the sharp-pointed knife that will be used in marking the official ballot. _ MR. Chaplin's meeting called yester day to destroy the Republican partv was duly held. The crowd consisted of Mr. .Chaplin, Mr. Thacker, Mr. Stuth and Mr. Stuth's dog. The Republican ticket still survives.— Oly. Wonder if it was tbe proverbial "yellow dog," that was present, which seems to be the mascot for Republican success? COUNTESS Waldersee, the American philanthropist, took an active part with the international congress lately held iu Paris for suppression of white slavery in luring peasant girls and others to South America and African ports, when they are cast upon their own resources for self-support. THE Puget Sound Annual Confer ence of the M. E. church will meet in Seattle, on the 17tli iust., to continue iu session about a week. Bishop Crans ton will preside. Mr. Garrison Rises to Explain. OLYMPIA, Waah. Sept. 3,1902. ED. WASHINGTON STANDARD: As Mr. G. K. Brown has declined the Democratic nomination for Com missioner of the Third district, there remains but one thing for the Demo cratic Central Committee to do, and that is to name, or allow the people of the district to name, a man for the place. From all the facts as now developed it seems clear to me that Mr. Otis pre sumed upon what little character I have, to perpetrate a fraud upon the convention, and if the Democratic Central Committee shall fail to fill the place made vacant by the declination of Mr. Brown it will simply become a party to the fraud. As I was the innocent victim of this scheme, I feel that this declaration is due from me in justice to myself. Yours truly, D. B. GARRISON. CAHTOniA. Bsantks Kind Yon Hut Always Bogflt TO*#& The safe in the O. R. & N, depot at Garfield, was blown open by robbers on Friday evening and $275 in cash secured. This is the fourth time that the safe at this station has been blown open and the depot baa been robbed on several other occasions. The Kind Yon Have Always Bought, and which has been In use for over SO years, has borne the signature of ■ ■/? and has been made under his per sonal supervision since its infancy. Allow no one to deceive 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 Feverisliness. 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 sleep. 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