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Charlie's | SALOON j; Olympia's Popular Resort j > < > All the best brands of Im- ' | JI ported and Domestic Wines < > < > Liquors and Cigars. ... o :; CHARLES VIETZEN i; \ 1 PROPRIETOR. ;; i > I*. lOf Tat ftirtk Strut. Pkm 2MX < > NOTED FOR QOALITT OF THEIR UQDORO. THE WISEST Wines, Liquors and Cigars Olympia Beer a Specialty lift FOURTH STREET. (Courteous Treatment to All. JOE 8. SANDFORD, PAUL DETHLEFSON, Proprietors. * . THE . Olympia National Bant TRANSACTS A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS. OFFICERS: President, C. 8. REINHART. Vice President, J. W. MOWELL, Cashier, H. W. SMITH. latere*! Allowed *a Time Deposit*. FRED SCHOMBER, Reliable Fire Insurance AND COLLECTION AGENCY. Call at 317 Washington street. Tele phone 63ti. OSO. C. ISRAEL. OOBDON MACKAT. ISRAEL * MACKAY, Attorneys at Law, OLYMPIA, WASH o®ce. Suite G, MtKeunjp Block, corner Fourth •ad Msia streets. Telephone number 8% IN THE PIONEER DAYS MEMORIES OF OLDEN TIMES. BY CAPT. J. G. PARKER. Incidents of a Trip via the Isthmus Over Half a Century Ago Some Account of the In habitants and the Habits of the People on the Narrow Strip in Those Days —Arrival San Franciaco and People Met at the Colden Gate—Trip to he Columbia and the Sound. I'AKT FIRST. In the winter of 1830 and 1851, 1 left Detroit, Mich., for California. I intended to go on a sailing vessel via Cape Horn. Several sailing vessels in New York were advertised for that route, one for the isthmus of Panama and one for Nicaragua. Waited a fortnight in New York for the ship Comet to sail; she did not receive car go fast enough to suit me, therefore I left New York on the initial trip of the fine side-wheel steamship Illinois, Captain Hartstein, for the isthmus of Panama. I came out as messenger for Gregory's Express company, the first express company established on the Pacific coast. After a pleasant run of about eight days we made Navy bay, anchored abreast the mouth of the Chagres river and disembarked iu the ship's boats. Landed at Chagres, a Spanish Indian village, represented by about 400 na tives and Indians speaking the Mexi can language, and 150 American and foreigners. It was their rainy season and the warm rain fell mildly, quietly, softly and steadily. The weather was excessively warm, so much so, that the natives had very little use for clothing, which consisted mostly of a hat and shirt. The mode of crossing the isthmus of Panama at that time was to go up the Chagres river in bungoes (canoes) about thirty-five miles, to the village of Gorgona, then across by the moun tain paths the balance of the distance to Panama, either by saddle animal or on foot. There was the usual rush and excitement of each passenger to get there first. Some enterprising Americans had succeeded in getting in running order a very small stern-wheel steamboat (the first that I ever saw), and 1 was exceedingly fortunate in being one of the favored few who were allowed to pay a monopoly price for the ride to Gorgona. This distance we made in two days, tying up at a small native village the first night, while some of the canoes that were heavily loaded were from four to six days making the same distance. The trip up the river was to me exceed ingly novel and delightful. The scen ery and climate were tropical, the foliage on the river banks was beauti ful and alive with chattering parrots and monkeys. Some of our passengers interested themselves in shooting at alligators. We arrived at the native village of Gorgona (the head of steam navigation for very light draft boats) at about 9 o'clock of the evening of the second day. Upon our arrival there, one of our passengers, Colonel Johnson, im mediately hired a canoe and native crew, and started up the river for Cruces (the city of the Crosses), some ten miles further up the stream. He said be was in a hurry; that be was the first man ashore from the steamer Illinois, and that he would be the first man to arrive at Panama. Some of the passengets went ashore and stum bled around in the dark. I laid down on my rubber express sacks and slept serenely. On the following morning I was very agreeably surprised to recognize in my landlord of the " Hotel Casa Grande," (a one-story, one-roomed, tbatcbed hut) an old friend and ac quaintance, Mr. White, formerly a prominent hotel clerk of Auburn, N. Y*and be entertained me in the mo»t hospitable manner. At a late break fast he informed me that two parties of our passengers mounted on mules bad left that morning early for Pana ma. Mr. White noticed my impa tience to start and quieted my nerves by furnishing me with a very hand some muschlar mule and an excellent native guide, and bidding me a hearty " bueno diss," remarked: " You have the best mule on the isthmus and a No. 1 guide." OD account of the excessive amount of rain which had fallen, the trails from Gordons were in a terrible condi tion. In my li'etime experience I have never seen any to compare with them. On the way over, my guide cut side trails through cane brakes, and we floundered through innumerable swamps and passed numerous saddle and pack mules, hopelessly mired and abandoned by their riders and packers. Some of the poor animals were strug gling for life, while others were lifeless animals and their packs abandoned. Crossing the isthmus then was not what it is now. I left Gorgona at 11 a. M. in a whole suit of good clothes. I arrived at Panama same day at about I & p. M., and my clothes were all hang | ing in rags and ribbons. On the way "Hew to the Line, Let the Chips Fall "Where they AT ay." over I saw nothing of the fellow pas sengers that had started ahead of me from Gorgona. Approaching the city of l'anama I met the editor of the Panama Star, ac panied by another gentleman, riding on mules, and astonished them by pre senting thein with copies of the New York Herald and Tribune. Two hours later Colonel Johnson was more than astonished when, as he came galloping into town, he heard the news boys crying: " Here's your extra Panama Star, arrival of the steamer Illinois and list of passengers." My first experience regarding ex penses of living on the Pacific coast was obtained at my first meal in the Lafayette Cafe, at Panama, the even ing that I arrived there. My dinner consisted of a slice of ham, a stale French roll, some butter suitable for axle grease, accompanied with a cup of wretched coffee. I laid a five-dollar gold piece on the counter. The land lord said that was right, swept it into a drawer and gave me no change. Very politely I proffered him a cigar, he reached for it, but didn't get it. The next day I engaged board and lodging at a hacienda in the suburbs. The fare there consisted principally of fried plantains, tortillas, frijoles and chocolate. There was no steamship at Panama ready for us to embark on for San Francisco. The llliuois' passengers and baggage came straggling across the Isthmus about a week later, and a large portion of the baggage was parked from Gorgona and Cruces to Panama on the backs of the natives; one native packed a small cooking stove from Cruces to Panama. The city of Panama at that time consisted of a lot of dilapidated one story adobe buildings with tile roofs. The city was surrounded on three sides with a low adobe wall, the wall on the bay or water side having mostly crumbled away. Population about 3,000, mostly Spanish, Portuguese, a few French and Germans; balance natives and Indian. It was several weeks before a steam ship bound for San Francisco made her appearance in the bay of Panama. On the same day one arrived from New York and one also from San San Francisco. I went aboard the original Pacific Mail side-wheeler Cal ifornia, Captain Budd. Both steamers were uncomfortably crowded with pas sengers. Here, I will state, the Cali fornia was the first steamship that ever entered the harbor of San Fran cisco. Her destination at that time, on starting from New York in the fall of 1848, was Astoria. The San Fran cisco population at that time was 1,500. The California was one of a line of three steamships built by How land & Aspinwall, of New York, carry the U. S. mails from Panama to*Asto ria. The other two vessels of the line were the Panama and the Oregon. The Panama started from New York first, but put back disabled. The Ore gon sailed next. Bhe was commanded, as far as Panama, by Captain Forbes, a brother of A. B. Forbes, later agent of the Pacific Mail S. S. Co. On our way up Ibe coast from Pana ma, we touched at several Spanish- American ports, making the stoppage at Acapulco. The steamer remained there the entire day, and many passen gers, myself included, availed them selves of the opportunity to go ashore. While strolling through the town with some comrades, we stopped to look on at a street gambling game. The pro prietor was dealing Spanish, or three card, monte. He tripped the ace, king and queen of clubs, face down, and called for beta on the queen. I laid a twenty-dollar piece on the mid dle card and dropped my open pen knife point down, pinning the middle card to the table. Turning the card over, with the knife-blade still adher ing, the dealer tossed his twenty dol lars to me, and informed me that I could not play there any more. I bad no desire to do so either then or since. There, several beef cattle were swam out to the steamer from the beach. A purchase rigged with lines was passed around their horns snd thus ibey were lifted up and swung aboard. After leaving Acapulco, the Panama or eoast fever became prevalent on board and rapidly increased, causing an average of sixteen deaths daily, and during that time, every afternoon the steamer was hove to, to bury the pas sengers by the usual mode of service of sea burial. Ou our arrival at San Francisco there was great excitement and a gen eral rejoicing to meet friends and ac quaintances and to obtain letters and the latest news. Flags were run up, salutes fired, and newspapers and let ters were in great demand. My broth er, E. H. Parker, came aboard to wel come me. He bad left New York in 1849, come around the Horn in a sail ing vessel, and was importing mer chandise from New York and Europe. Among the pioneer names of pro mi OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON: FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH I], 1901. nenl business men nod firms that yet linger in my memory are Messrs. Ja cob P. Leese, Macondray & Co., Dewitt, Harrison & Co., James Dick, Edward H. Parker, William T. Colman it Co., AI sop & Co., Frank Godfrey, Case, Hei ser A- Co., Charles Minturn, Hussey, Bond A Hale, Nicholas Liming, Thoa. S. Selby, Henry Haight, Forbes <t Bab cock, Pacific Mail Steamship Co., Gre gory's Express Co., Isaac M. Hall, Fer ries <t Holman, Samuel Brannan, Clar endon Lamb, Tom McGuire, Parker House, Oriental Hotel, Irving House, Sweeney it Baugh, of the Telegraph Hill and Presidio Point Telegraph, G. B. Post it Co., Capt. Chas. Parsons, Charles Swain, Theodore Allen, Doctor Zeilie, James F. Hough, George Wei ler, Joseph Beaeh, Mat. Searing, Bar ney Johnson, John Clark, John D. Lewis, Tom Battell, and James S. Lawson, of the U. S. Coast Survey, who several years later bad charge of the Puget Sound surveys aud the U. S. survey scliooney Fauntleroy. The cap tain was well and very favorably known from San Diego to British Columbia. In 1851, San Francisco was repre sented by almost every nation, and, to a great extent, all dressed in their na tive costumes. It was emphatically a cosmopolitan city. Everybody was busy, everybody seemingly in a hurry. Time was coin. Any laborer com manded $4 a day. Sailors were in de mand at SIOO a month, who had shipped in New York for S3O. A num ber of vessels in the harbor were de serted and many sailors went to the placer diggings in the mining districts, where they averaged from half an ounce to an ounce per day to a man. Board and lodging in San Francisco was from SIOO to S2OO per month. A large amount of business, wholesale and retail, was transacted in tents. Gambling of all kinds was conducted openly in large tents, cloth and wooden buildings, reaching through from one Btreet to another, and at night the gambling halls were brilliantly light ed and fine bands of stringed instru ments were there under engagement at enormous figures. Those places were crowded nightly with represen tatives from the four quarters of tbe globe. Everybody made money easily and as easily let go of it. Sundays were observed by the closing of the principal wholesale and retail business houses and the community taking a rest, writing letters, going to church or to a ball and bear fight, horse races or a fandango. In 1851-2 there were plying on the Sacramento river the-atearaers Sena tor, McKim and Hartford, followed years later the steamers Antelope (Cap tain Poole,) Confidence, Thomas Hunt, Eclipse, Qusen City, New World, Chrysopolis, Nevada, Washoe, Yosem its and the Wilson G. Hunt. On the Stockton route (San Joaquin river) were first the steamers C. M. Webber, Urilda and J. C. Bragdon, followed later by the Comanche, Helen Hen sley, and Kate Kearney. The original fare on the steamer Senator, Captain Seeley, from San Francisco to Sacra mento was SSO. In later years when tbe fine steamers Washoe and Chryso polis were competing for the trade the rate of-passage was 25 cents. South of San Francisco, on tbe lower coast, tbe old steamers Ohio, Sea Bird (Cap tain Bob Haley,) and tbe Major Tomkins, Capt. Hunt, were doing a good coastiog business, followed later by the steamer Senator. In May, 1853,1 left San Francisco on tbe steamship J. C. Freemont which was then running to Portland, Or., for Olympia, Puget Sound and Oregon. We bad a fine run up the coast (six days) to Astoria. Instead of going up the Columbia river to Portland, I left the steamer on the river at Rainier (French name prop erly spelled Regnier), a landing place on the Columbia, opposite the mouth of the Cowlitz river. The first ac quaintance that I had the pleasure of forming in Oregon was that of S. G. Reed, Esq., of Rainier. Mr. Reed was a dealer in general merchandise there, aud was then, as ever since, a genial, generous, enterprising man. Even tually Mr. Reed went into business at Portland with W. S. Ladd, then a merchant there. I shall never forget Mr. Reed's numerous favors and his invaluable friendship. Perhaps here it may be well to mention that the steamer Gold Hunt er was the first ocean steamship that visited Portland. In July, 1850, the first local or river steamboat that made a landing at Portland was the little side-wheeler Columbia (Captain James Frost) built at Astoria, then on her way to Oregon city. The Columbia was followed lat ter by the steamers Canemah (Cap lain Hedges), Black Hawk, a propeller, the Lot Wbitcomb (Captain J.C. Aios wortb), the Multnomah (Captain Fauntleroy, A. H. Steel, the late Dr. Steel, of Olympia, purser). The side wbeel steamer Fashion (Van Bergen master, W. N. Horton engineer) car ried many emigrants and their outfits from the Cascades to Portland. The Express (Captain J. C. Ainsworth, George Hoyt, purser,) was, I believe, the first stern-wheeler in Oregon, and ran between Portland and Oregon City. The Flint, Belle, Benorita, Mary, Was co, John H. Couch, (Captain Couch,) and Mountain Buck were pioneer steamers of the fifties, running below Portland on the Willamette. The new steamer Gazelle (Captain Bob Hereford), exploded her boiler while lying at the wharf at Oregon City, above the falls. A very large number of spectators and passengers were killed and wounded. Mose Toner, the enginer, was considered the person to blame. He was not on board, but near by, and left that locality imme diately for tbe woods and never re turned. Captains Hoyt and Pease were also prominent and popular pio neer steamboat masters at that time, aud as a whole the pioneer Columbia and Willamette river steamboat fra ternity were a lively, agreeable and whole-souled. The ocean steamships between Ban Francisco and Portland during the fifties and sixties were the Gold Hunter, Oregon, Isthmus, J. C. Fremont, Sea Gull, Columbia (Captain W. L. Dall); America, Peytona, (Cap tain Nash,) Pacific, Brother Jonathan, Santa Cruz and Northerner. While at Kaiuier I had the pleasure of forming the acquaintance of Mr. Edward Warbass, who then had a store on the Cowlitz river. Hiring a crew of Indians and a canoe, Mr. Warbass accompanied me on my two days' journey, about thirty miles up the Cowlitz to what was then known as the Cowlitz landing. The first day's journey took us to tbe forks of the Cowlitz and Gobar rivers. There we were furnished by the landlord of that then noted half-way house, " Hard breads," with a supper of boiled sal mon, potatoes, hard tack and herb tea. We retired early, and stretched our selves out on our blankets that we spread over a dried cowhide on the puncheon floor, we were soon sound asleep. Our next day's travel up the river brought us to the Cowlitz landing. There we were rurnisnea by Mi. Goodell with an excellent supper and comfortable beds, which we heart ily appreciated. On the following day mounted on a fine mare that Mr. War bass kindly insisted upon loaning me, I took the trail for Olympia, carrying with me Adams & Co.'s first letter ex press tbat was sent from San Fran cisco to the Sound, and in a fortnight after my arrival at Olympia estab lished Parker A Colter's regular ex press between Olympia and Portland which was continued for over a year, connecting with Adams & Co.'s ex press at the latter place. Our succes sors were A. B. Stewalt of Adams & Co., suceeded by Chas. E. Williams of Olympia. At that time, living be tween the Cowlitz landing and Olym pia, were the pioneer settlers, Marcel Bernier, born in Oregon; Plumondeau, John R. Jackson, St. Martin; Joseph Borst, S. S. Ford and family, Frank Yantisand family, Antoine Kabbeson and M. R. Tilley and family. All the above parlies had selected well-wa tered lands, and had horses, cattle aud sheep grazing on the prairies. Continued next week. MUST NEED DECORUM. Guests st sn Alaska Hotel Arc Supposed to Observe Certain Rules. One of the best kuown of the early settlers of Alaska is Captain Mayo, who has recently started a buukhoure at Rampart, in that territory. A friend of his received a letter from him announcing the fact of his ven ture, written soberly and with dignity as befits the old frontiersman. The letterhead, however, was unique. It is set in paragraphs, three in line, and is as follows: " Captain Mayo's Saloon and Chop House. a , , , "The Best Bunk House North of Mexico. " First-class in every particular. Every known llui«l, water excepted, for- sale at the bar. Private entrance for ladies by ladder in the rear. Fire escapes through the chimnev. Electric lights threwout last Summer. Doc Hodgin, Medical Examiner. Kates, one ounce per day. " Indians and niggers charged extra. Special rates to ministers and the gamb ling ' profesh.'" Among the gems of the house rules are the following: "Guests will he provided with break fast and dinner, hut must rustle their own lunch. " Dogs not allowed in hunks. "Candles and hot water charged extra. " Towels changed weekly. As hints to guests are the following printed instructions: " Craps, chuck-a luck, horse poker and blackjack run by the management. " Dogs bought and sold. " Insect powder for sale at the bar. " Always notify the bartender the ex tent of your poke." IT DOESN'T COST MONEY. It doesn't cost money as many suppose, To have a good time on the eartli; The best of its pleasures are free to all those Who know how to value their worth. The sweetest of music the birds to us ml sing-. Hie loveliest flowers grow wild, The finest of drink gushes out of the spring— All free to man, woman and child. No money can purchase, no artist can paint, Such pictures as nature supplies Forever, all over, to sinner and saint, Who use to advautage their eyes. Kind words and glad looks and smiles cheery and brave Cost nothing—no, nothing at all; And yet all the wealth Monte Cristo could save Can make no such pleasures befall. To bask in the sunshine, to breathe the pure air, _ Honest toil, the enjoyment of health, Sweet slumber refreshing—these pleas ures we share Without any portion of wealth. Communion with friends that are tried, true and strong, To love and be loved for love's sake — In fact, all that makes a life happy and long Are free to whoever will take. £<k FH tt» *»»**»( j CHIPS AND RAGS ; By LUE r. VEHNGN. ' T A wind instrument—the book agent. The Russian bear seems to like to have its ear chewed. Stockton, Cal., lias troubles of its own—union labor troubles. A sailor likes to see a lighthouse, but the theatrical manager doesn't. I would rather pay a butcher bill than a doctor debt, any day in the year. The first boat sunk in the Russia- Japan war was American made, but manned by Japs. Humility isn't necessarily a virtue. The lowly onion would be just as rank if it grew on a tree. Some people go to the postoffice and inquire for .mail every time they hear a freight-train whistle. Always remember, it makes no dif icrence bow large the pane ot glass, a sledge hammer will break it. Some men persist in running for office until the undertaker overtakes them and runs them under. When an old man gets to the point where be forgets that be was once a boy, life loses half of its charm. We have noticed that vegetables never show up with a splendor equal to the chromos on the seed boxes. We would rather see a dirty face child, playing in the yard, than to see a elean-faced one, lying in the Coffin. The red, blue aod green coloring, used by candy-makers is not half so poisonous as that of the Botkin brand. There are plenty of Elimeleeh Naomi mother-in-laws in this coun try to-day, but bible Ruth's are very, very scarce. He struck a striking attitude, And then he struck a friend Who struck him for a dollar that He did not care to lend. " This is the worst weather we have bad in the last twelve ." Some one killed him just then. Funeral Tuesday. No flowers. The editor of an exchange says that women tell more lies than men. Well, if they do, its probably due to the fact that they talk more. We have decided to use the letter " F" in our name, as there seems to be quite a number of Lou Vernons who mauage to get hold of our mail. Wonder if Homer Davenport, the cartoonist, felt somewhat sad when the death was auuounced of the man that made him famous—Mark Hanna? The only thing we can imagine that Elijah placed water around the bullock, on the altar, at the sacrifice for, was, in order that he could have gravy. We have noticed in labor move ments that the men who have hot heads when troubles are under dis cussion usually get cold feet when the lime for action arrives. Whenever you see a niau that claims he never was broke in his life, you don't need to call him a liar. Just think to yourself that he handles the truth d recklessly. George Washington is the Father of the United States. The Fourth of July is the Mother of this country, be cause it was upon this date that the United States was born. An Eastern journal remarks that the man of science welcomes the snow as an agent of health. Yes, and the coal dealer welcomes the snow as an agent of wealth. Now Lord Roberts, of England, is on his high horse. Doesn't think that England has exactly did the right thing by him. Well, it seems as if Lords themselves have their tale of woe. A hobo in Olympia the other night asked a Jew to let him have 25 cents for a bed. The mean man told the hobo to bring the bed around in the morning and if it was a good one he would give him 30 cents for it. If the owner or stockholder would run into some of the officers of a cer tain line of steamships plying between Sound ports and San Francisco, he would be ashamed that he had such gilt-lace monkeys in his employ. Ten tnills make one dime, ten dimes make one dollar, ten dollars make an eagle, is the table of money that every man knows. But it is much different iu Olympia. Ten mills make one dime, ten dimes makes ten drinks, ten drinks, generally makes the fellow who gets the jag, ten days. Willie J. Bryan says that the Demo cratic platform of 1004 must re-affirm the principles of 1000 and 1800. It strikes us that about the time the work of building the Democratic plat form commences, Willie J. will dis cover that there are other lumber dealers in the field and that the Bryan planks are on the scrap-heap. There arc enough war correspond ents in the Far East to form a regi ment, and roast both Russia and Japan without powder or bullets. Fen, pencil and telegraph, is all that is re quired, and from reports cabled to the United States by some of the repre sentatives of the big papers, they have commenced to do both Russia and Japan, with their 13-inch pencil shots. When Eli, of bible fame, could not tell if Hannah was drunk or not, how can the aldermen of a city expect an earthly, common, every day policeman to know when a man or woman has a large-sized jag aboard. While Sisera, of bible note, had nine hundred chariots of iron, there is no record to show that, at any time, did the vehicles ever need repairs of any sort, so as to give a wagon-maker or the blacksmith work. " Walking del egates," please make note of this. A school teacher boxed the ears of a pupil, a few days ago. The boy told his mother, and the next day the teacher received the following note: " Nature has provided a proper place for the punishment of a boy, and it is not his ear. I will thank you to use it hereafter." The directors of a Hebrew cemetery in an Eastern town bad completed a handsome fence around the grave yard, and they wanted a suitable in scription placed upon the gate. No one could think of appropriate words, so the grave-digger was appealed to, and he suggested," We Are Here to Stay." The wedding was a swell affair, Provisions " mor'n enough." The roses cost a plunk apiece. The dress was gold-lace stuff, The auto took her to the train. She had a splendid car, She had a thousand-dollar check, " With compliments of her pa," The auto cabby got cold cash, The railroads got good " mon," But the local paper prints three Full columns—^" Just for fun." Nonjciuica. A sensible young man in Spokane has a sister named Jessie, who was scut to a fashionable boarding school. When she went he remarked that she would not acquire any affectation of ten learned at such places. For about a year he had no fault to find on that score. Then came a letter signed "Jessica" instead of Jessie. He re plied as follows: " Your welcome let ter received. Papica and Mamica are well, Aunt Maryica and Georgica start ed to California yesterday. The fruit fair this year was a frostica. Col. Win ston is now a journalistica, I mail you a sample of bis paperica. Everybody is a candidate in Spokane for some kind of an officeca. I bought a new horsica. It is a beauties. Its name is Nannica. Your affectionate brother, SAM MICA. Easily Answered. EDITOR STANDARD : SIR: Kindly inform me whether a vessel is called "she" because it has headgear and bows, or if it has such trimmings because it is she." In a late telegram it was said : " She has passed Astoria in tow, with her headgear gone and her bow damaged." A CONSTANT KKADKR. The usual answer is that a ship is called she because her " rigging" costs more than her "hull" but we are in clined to think that a ship is classed as feminiue because it is an object of beauty and is easily guided by the hand of man. ■ i ♦ -i How to Bottle Horse Radish Use white wine vinegar of the best quality. Fill the bottles loosely with grated horse-radish, taking care first to remove all skin and black specks. Pour in the vinegar until the bottle is brimming; lay tissue paper on top and cork tightly; dip the corks and the mouth of the bottle in melted bees wax and rosin; wrap iu thick paper. Light will change the color. WHOLE NUMBER 2,283. JUFJ2PBNG UP Is a great deal harder than jumping down. And yet jieople who have been for years running down in health expect to jump back at once. It takes years generally to make a uian a con firmed dyspeptic, and he cannot expect to be cured in a few days. JSS7 § There is no quicker means of cure for aysjiep- or other forni9 of stomach T trouble than by the use of I)r. vlar Pierce's Golden Medical Dis- Jp covery. It cures ©V J diseases of the TTY f stomach and other I j ;Sffl ' organs of digestion Vs> Y;\ and nutrition and builds SB rt up the t>ody with sound Hjjtl Vik flesh and 9olid muscle. «jji i Jffl " I wAtt taken sick two years ago - writes Rev. W H Fatter- li son. of While Cloud. Ala ." with what the doctors thought was Ua,■/,.(? '' iifl gastric trouble, indigestion or Ej■ j' j nervous dyspepsia, also cou- BlMWilln J9 stiiMtion ana inactive liver. IJCWjill! ilj/l 1 was in a dreadful condition. BHuknflllllli I Tried several dilTerent doctors B ttVMAntdß 9 with but little result. I had fileli|tj|llll I gotten so feeble that I was al- ifliMw- IH!\| most past traveling altout; had ll|R| got down to ti4 pounds. I an ''vi' in went and bought six buttles of ill ■ Golden Medical Diaoovery,' aud got the ' Peltala' and began following direc tioUs. When I had takan w about flee bottles I felt i m very much better and was njV ■ greatly improved, and I "v U weighed ons hundred and It I % thiny-elght pounds. I win II el 1 say that Dr. Ptarae'a \\Yt V medicines are a Ood- \V| I send to poor suffering yrJ I humanity, and I w any ana all chronic V J sufferers to give them T*y. a Air trial and they Cinu. will be satisfied.* Accept no substi- _ tute for " Golden Medical Discovery." There Is nothing "just as good" for diseases of the stomach. Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets cure biliousness and sick headache. Attention To yur wants in all that should be in a ° Drug Store, is our business, and the aim is that our atten tion to these needs be so satisfactory to you that you will depend on us for your supply of PURE DRUGS, PERFUMERY, CHEMICALS, SOAPS, CIGARS, STATIONERY, PATENT MEDICINES, AND DRUGGIST'S SUNDRIES. We RESPECTFULLY SOLICIT You to give us a call when in need of anything in our line. Whether you purchase or not, get our prices -see our goods. These two points alone will make you regular pa tron® Then, we treat, everyone inst alike, a child can do as well here as an adult. We always appreciate pa tronage, whether small or large, and sell goods at reasonable prices. OUR PRESCRIPTION DEPARTMENT Realising our responsibility in this res pect, we are scrupulously particular, in every detail, using only the best and purest drugs and chemicals with guaran teed accuracy. It matters not what nhy sician writes your prescription, it will ho compounded in the strictest accordance therewith, by a competent, reliable phar macist, if brought to us, and only reason, able charges made. ROBT. MARR, Home Drug Store OLYMPIA, WASH. Oct. 19. 1903. y Standard Poultry Yards CHAS. H. CLOUBH, PROP. (Western Vice President Buff Leghorn Club.) EGGS from PRIZE WINNING STOCK, BUFF LEGHORNS— Standard Strain. Bred in llue 10 yeara. Winners at Chicago, Detroit and Battle Creek, Mich. 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