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(11,1 *ll*l %, M l Ml. NillM MilßMNti. Jim'li I. 1907. Forebodings and Conditions. Hill, the Railroad President, is again indulging in his pessimistic forebodings. A few months ago. it was e\ee>s of population in the dim future that made him repine: it is now a "reees->ion of business, as he calls it. that causes him to feel dis heartened. The masses, he predicts, will sutler from a general policy of retrenchment. Less money will he >licnt on new works, and this he thinks will be felt very soon in the falling oil of orders. It has already liegun. lie says, in Chicago. The railroads are curtailing their ex penses. On his own lines, the work under way will be finished and that will be all. He further says: "Tlii.s movement toward economy is scarcely preceptible, but it should he snllicient to relieve the strain from con gested business. 11l a way it is a good thing. It is better so. as the curtailment is gradual. Otherwise there might lie a nnMi'ii slump with serious results. Tl.c lir.-t tendency is toward the curtail ment «.1" luxuries. Then there will be a falling oil in the amount of manufactured articles. This w ill continue during the future, the year I'JOS may he a hard one and many men may lie out of employ ment." An article in the <h-< tj<>nian of the "Ith. under the suggestive title, "Taking Heed of the Warning." is in the same train of thought. It notes the fact that banks are holding a tight rein on lKirrowers and are taking no chances, but finds a gleam of comfort in the thought that this conservative policy may do much towards heading off the threatened relapse that always accompanies too much prosperity, the partisan patois for high-pressure methods of busi ness. This distrust has. however, extended to foreign investors, which may possibly, it infers, start a reac tion that will find unintentional aid in the unwise clamor of labor for concessions that changing conditions have rendered impossible. With the collaterals behind all legitimate en terprises, a knowledge of the neces sity for a union of effort to sustain enterprise as well as lalxir, a conser vative course pursued by our busi ness men as well as by capitalists and bankers, the emergency may lie met and passed over without a panic or serious stagnation of business. As an instance of the condition which confronts capital, it is noted that the contract price on the Milwau kee road's extension to the Sound, through the Rocky mountain tunnel is 75 per cent, more than the cost of the Northern Pacific tunnel, of about the same length, built through the Cascades, about twenty years ago. All other branches show similar in crease in cost. What is needed is brain and brawn to work in harmony for a common safety, by keeping en terprise moving along with reason able life-sustaining progress. In this connection it may not be uninteresting to note what Dr. New ell Dwight Hillis, a renowned New York divine, lately said while on a visit West, to the people of Bclling ham, on the matter of railroad stag nation of several months' duration and not yet over. He declares that it is the opinion of himself, and many others who have given the subject much consideration, that the cause may be attributable in a large degree to a failure to comprehend the mag nitude of the demand that was being made upon their resources, the un precedented condition of traffic when brought in conflict with climatic con ditions that are likely to prevail, in whole or in part, at any time, in some district of our wide-spread coun try. He says that "Both the busi ness of the county and the railroads themselves have outgrown the abil ity of the men in charge. What the situation requires more than any thing else is competent men at the heads of the railroads. The man who was an efficient railway president twenty years ago, or even ten years ago, is a back number now." This is probably the truth, bluntly stated. The eminent success of rail roads, under exceedingly favorable conditions, has inspired the public with confidence in their management, when it might more properly have been attributed to a steady and in creasing demand from national devel opment of the country, due in a large measure to opening up this very ra pid and effective means of growth. It would seem that the experience of the past few months should lead to as much activity as is necessary to ' place the railroad systems in a condi tion to handle the business and to formulate plans, in connection with shippers, so as to guard against fu ture scarcity of staple commodities from a weather blockade. If it be true, as Dr. Hillis says, that the rail business "has outgrown the ability of the men in charge," as the gloomy anticipations of Mr. Hill seem to indicate, and there is to be no effort made to better conditions, then in deed the matter is serious. What is needed now, is administrative ability to forsee possible conditions and pro vide means and activities for making it impossible to precipitate another fuel famine or food scarcity that may attain and maintain for months the nature of a public calamity. LOOKS WARLIKE.— UncIe Sam is about to send seven battleships, with a complement of cruisers and auxil iaries, to the Pacific Coast, and pro vide extra coaling stations. The fleet will be distributed along the coasts of Washington, Oregon and California. The Philippines and Ha waiian Islands are, of course, outside the pale of defense, with the navy we have, which but demonstrates the wisdom of the statesmen who many years ago formulated the policy of "'America for Americans, and to avoid all entangling alliances.'' Our colonial policy was a radical depart ure from that which actuated the founders of our government, which briefly epitomized, was "Live and Let Live." ARCHRISHOP RIORDAN, of San Francisco, declares that the Presi dent has made a serious mistake by requiring that city to admit Japan ese children in the public schools. They can never be made American citizens, in the true significance of the term. Their ideals are different; their morals are different. The Nip pons should provide schools for themselves. There are, he declares, 60,000 Japs in California now, and they continue to smuggle themselves into the country. Shall the State not have the right to deal with such an objectionable class of people? This prerogative of the State, he says, should not be allowed to slip away from the native people. Falsities the Beport. I Congressman Cushman who a short time ago took occasion to decline himself out of public office, has revised determination of retiring to private | life and is again vigorously enacting a ! part to make himself "solid" with i the "direct primary." He has taken ! issue with the President on appoint | mcnt of land agents to protect ap propriation of the public lands by such cormorants as the Weyerhauser 'syndicate. He declared that it was wholly unnecessary to establish a j system of espionage, as he calls it. j over Western settlers. He said that i " there had been nothing in the ; record of these land offices to justify the continuous cry of calumny that lias been set forth regarding land frauds.' | He admits that while there have been isolated eases of fraud in land deals, that there had likewise been frauds in the grocery business, in banking, and all avenues of trade. Hut what does that signify? He cause a Thompson or a Sloane escapes the clutches of outraged law, is it any reason why the spirit of tin law should not iie invoked against other offenders? The fact is that about three de cades ago, when the timber lands were thrown open to purchase by actual settlers, under the most string ent regulations to guard against their falling into the hands of speculators, the most open and outrageous frauds immediately began and have been perpetrated, at intervals, ever since. Those who availed themselves of the privileges with honest intent were few indeed. The whole scramble seemed to be made under an organ ized system of cruising, and finding men who would sell what was known on the street as their "timber-right" for a specific sum—generally *lO0 — the real purchaser putting up the money for the land, payment for lo cation and all expenses of entry. The service the applicant performed was to make affidavit that he had entered the land for his own use ex clusively; that there had been no agreement whatsoever for its trans fer or disposal and that the affidavit was made without collusion or any mental reservation whatsoever, and, so calloused had the public mind be come from the prevalence of this crime of perjury and subornation of perjury, that the question was fre quently asked: "Have you sold your timber right?" and strange to say, some noted church-members and class-leaders made these deals. This fact is mentioned to show that the fraud permeated even what are re garded as the more respectable classes of our citizenship and in its modifica tions subsequent well-known events showed it to have extended to Ore gon and to have embraced in the category of criminals, department officers, members of Congress and a Senator of the United States. How could the land sydicates have obtained such enormous holdings of our immense timber tracts, except by collusion and purchase of indi vidual conscience to remove the safe guards designed by a beneficent gov ernment to protect the rights of citi zenship? It may now be quite late to lock the stable-door, but when the monop oly of timber enables a corner to be made on fire-wood in this " wooden" country, as has been done the past winter, we cannot regard with com placency the effort of a Congress man, who is supposed to represent the people, to throw dust over past transactions to enable him to repair his partisan fences. He well knew, when he posed as champion, that all we have stated is the truth, and that there is still necessity to guard the meager remnant of our timber and other desirable lands, not from hon est men, but the thieves who have worked this resource almost to hard pan within the past generation. WHAT trouble even " searching the Scriptures" may get a man into, when a wife runs up against such a verse as Kings 11., 21:13, which seems to imply that in the olden times men wiped the dishes, if indeed he did not wash them. On close examina tion of the language, however, we must admit that man is referred to in his specific form, which reads " I will wipe Jerusalem as a man wipeth a dish, wiping it?and turning it upside down." Now we cannot conceive of any necessity of turning a dish " up side down," if the work of wiping it has been well done. No such re dundancy of language would have been necessary, if a woman had done the job, and it is, therefore, probable that the man used for demonstration, was simply assisting his wife or sweetheart in this onerous duty of "ridding the table." The impro priety of the simile is quite as nota ble as its inapplicability, unless in deed the " dish" be shattered to fragments in the ordeal as surely was the city of Jerusalem. CLEVELAND IN A NEW ROLE.— Ex- President Cleveland addressed an au dience in the Auditorium, Chicago, on Washington's Birthday, held un der the auspices of the Union League Club. His address was, of course, mainly devoted to the topic of the day, but he branched off upon a sub ject that is of considerable present importance in shaping future policies of the people. He declared that he had given much consideration to a letter written to him advocating a marriage qualification for suffrage and permitting married people of both sexes who have homes to pro tect to vote, and to disfranchise un married men and women. He said there appeared to be much virtue in the scheme. CHAPLAIN Rev. Edward Everett Hale, of the U. S. Senate, declares that he has a high admiration for Senator Smoot, and that the Senate did right in permitting him to retain his seat. "It is my opinion," he says, "that an erroneous opinion of the issues in his case has gone abroad, and that many good friends have wrong ideas of it. I am glad that Senators Knox and Beveridge have corrected these mistaken ideas." AND now it is announced from Rome, as the prediction of Professor Matteucci, that another comet, lately discovered, will come in contact with the Earth's atmosphere, which may possibly cause ignition and all sub lunary affairs to end in smoke. He expresses the opinion that the "dan ger will be brief, but it may be ac cute," in which event some consola tion is afforded by the latter assur ance, that it will soon be over. THE manipulation of Mr. Hill and Mr. Harriman of railroad matters this winter, has caused the whole people to use an expletive beginning with another H that differs from the former name only in the change of a single letter. A Hove in the Sight Direction. A bill is now pending in the Now York Legislature to band the States of our Union together in a league to eheek the centralization tendencies of the Roosevelt Administration. It was introduced by Mr. Merritt, of St. Lawrence county, and provides that three delegates from each State be invited to a conference next Octo ber. probably at Saratoga, to frame uniform laws for regulation of mat ters appertaining more directly to local government and individual life of the citizen. The visiting delegates are to be guests of the State, and *<>o,ooo will be appropriated to meet the expenses of entertainment. Its introducer says in its support that conservative men of all parties view with alarm the bare fact of sug gestion that it is necessary for the States of the Union to surrender di rectly. or by indirection, any portion of their sovereignty to the Federal government, which lias not been al ready conceded. It is not a question of State's rights, but rather one of preserving, in its integrity, the sov ereignty of the several States which have been recognized as properly theirs to control. | The flourish that Mr. Roosevelt gave to his big stick to coerce the citizens of California into his way of thinking, followed by the significant language of Secretary Root in justi fication of that usurpation of the minor details of home government, directed attention to many other in stances wherein the Federal author ity had been invoked without inquir ing as to the proper jurisdiction for their determination. It is now con sidered that the matter had better be met before a conflict is inaugur ated that may lead to overt acts which can but cloud the eyes of Jus tice by a presentation of sanguinary acts that impair calm judgment. Mr. Merritt affirms, in support of his bill, that current discussion of the regulation of the public-service corporations, corporate organiza tions. and hours of labor in particu lar. seems to be developing in the direction of Federal instead of State control. And it will bo observed that the tendency has been to increase the salaries of all public officers, out of all proportion to the wage-rates of labor. The object seems to lie to establish instead of the distinctions of rank or caste, prohibited as the first condition of free government, a wealth qualification tiiat will pass as the badge of nobility. This ten dency of sentiment is seen even in our Legislature, wherein an attempt is being made to invest the judicial and executive officers, State, district and county, with salaries and perquisites that will, under ordinary tenure, seat them firmly in the band-wagon, with whip in hand. These will, in the course of time, constitute the privileged class that is " born" to rule with as much assurance as the peerage of England. This movement, be it said to the credit of patriotism, is not bounded by partisan feeling or prejudice. It is from the same earnest heart throbs that resisted the suggestion of a "centralized" government when our national constitution was framed, and has kept our nation ever since true to the cardinal principle therein embodied, of a government '' of the people, by the people and for the people." AN OLD SUGGESTION IN A NEW FOBM. —It was a man named David Hutton, who, nearly a century ago (in 1812) after considerable experi ment, estimated that he could equip a thread factory with 10,000 mice, and an equal number of miniature treadmills, to be run by them, where by he could secure an annual profit of $16,000. In order to do this, each mouse would have to travel a ten mile limit each day, and one of his test mice attained a speed of eigh teen miles. Mr. Hutton's death pre vented a practical application of his idea, but it is said to have been re vived, and the suggestion has been made to apply it to a motor vehicle propulsion. What a sensation a light tricycle would create with squirrel-cage wheels filled with a multitude of mice, and a compart ment for a well-grown cat, that keeps them at their work by an occasional m-e-o-w, or develops their best pace by a stacatto mow-wow! All the chauffeur would have to do to in crease speed would be to twist the feline caudel appendage. EFFECT OF JAPANESE INVASION OF LABOR. —One effect of Japanese in vasion of labor is shown at Sakhalin Island, Russia, where it is claimed that the pest has literally eaten the natives out of "house and home." "Sakhalin," says Dr Syeransky, who had just arrived in St. Petersburg from the Far Blast, "might just as well have been ceded to the Japanese altogether. The north of the island has completely fallen under Japanese economic domination. Wage rates have fallen. The Russian officials in the northern part of the island have sent their old servants to the main land and replaced them by Japanese, who want practically no wages and eat next to nothing. The Japanese are introducing into the maritime province all their customs and the Russian language is bound to disap pear. Nothing can withstand the yellow man's fierce energy. Every thing, from geishas to matches, will be Japanned within five years." AN AGE OF PROFLIGACY.— The Ore goninn holds up its hands in holy horror over an appropriation of throe and and a half million dollars, by the Legislature of Oregon, just closed. It declares the late assembly broke the record for extravagance, and that it was the "most lavish" in the his tory of that State. About one-third of this total it declares was for " lux uries" and inessentials. Wait till that staid and dignified journal casts its eyes over the appropriations of the Washington Legislature! Won't it have a hysterical fit though? The grand total will probably exceed that of Oregon by a million and a half. A NEW STEAMSHIP FOR TIIE COAST SERVICE. —The President, the Pacific Coast Steamship Co,'s new steamer, designed for the Nome and San Fran cisco trade with Puget Sound, had her trial trip Saturday, and came up to all expectations. She was built at Philadelphia, is 416 feet long, 48 feet beam and 37 feet deep; has accom modations for 294 first-class and 144 second-class passengers, and will carry a crew of 107 men, and attain a speed of 15 knots. She is expected here for service by June Ist. PRINCE HENRY of the Netherlands, with a life-boat crew, succeeded in saving eleven persons on the wrecked steamer Berlin, off the Hook of Hol land, on the night of the 21st. The world should honor a Prince who can turn bis hand to a task like that. GOOD REPORT FROM SAN FRANCISCO, j The City Shows Remarkable Evidences of Recovery from Her Disaster. The following extracts from a let ter of a former resident of this city convey a cheering account of the wonderful confidence and energy of the people, and their speedy recovery from a disaster of such magnitude as to almost baffle hope. She says: In compliance with your request, I would very much like to describe the conditions here as they exist, but my power of description is so limited that I fear what I might say would not be very interesting. However, I might state that the old proverb. " Distance lends enchantment to the view," might in our case lie para phrased so as to read. "Distance lends an added horror to the view." Here, on the ground, we have about forgotten that there was an earth quake and fire. We have become so accustomed to looking at the ruins— those of them that are left —that we don't see them. In the few months since the quake, the town has been wonderfully rebuilt. Hotels, restau rants, theaters, churches, stores and residences have arisen as if by magic, and there are more "skyscrapers" in existence and in course of erection now, than there were before the ca lamity. The city has grown out into the suburbs with giant strides and it already covers twice the area it did before. The population has in creased 50,000 over the pre-quake census, and the increase is made up of young men of brain and brawn, from all over the United States. One needs but go to any one of the nu merous theaters, any night in the week, to verify the claim of an enor mous influx of the best blood in the country into this city. The show houses are crowded all the time and business was never so good as at present. Money is plentiful, employ ment for all constant and at good wages; better than ever before, and likely to continue so for years to come, and the general tone of the community is one of cheerfulness and hope. You would t>o surprised to see how the ruins in the principal streets have been obliterated, and in some sections —especially North Beach and the Mission —rehabilitation has been so complete that it would be difficult to state positively whether the fire has not been a blessing in disguise, as so many rookeries have been re placed with substantial structures. Dupont street (Chinatown) has been rebuilt in brick, replacing many tum ble-down wooden shanties. The wa ter-front and adjacent streets look better than ever, and the temporary business streets —Fillmore and Van Ness, with their feeders —have added a new charm to old San Francisco, which take on as time goes by a cer tain degree of permanency. The town is bound to double in size and population, I think. Property values have not been impaired to any ex tent, and in many instances higher prices are being asked and paid for realty than before the fire. Building operations, in spite of the high wages and increased price of ma terial are going on very rapidly, and it would not surprise me if in two years from to-day the entire town would be rebuilt. Market street is as alive with peo ple and traffic as of yore, and Mont gomery, Kearney, Grant avenue and Stockton streets are commencing to look natural. \ One drawback at present to fami lies settling in town is the high price of flats and houses. There is no de nying the fact that these rents are abnormal; but they cannot last long. The supply will soon meet the de mand, and when that time comes then we can truly say that we have returned to normal conditions. That threat of President Roosevelt to use the " big stick," was probably made on impulse and has never been seriously considered here. I think the President regrets his hasty words and is anxious to make amends. In any event, our Mayor has completely surrendered the point at issue, and I suppose we will have to make the best of it. We are promised an exclusion law in exchange, and the temper of the people here seems to demand such a law. If the Japanese succeed in de feating it, there seems no reason why the Chinese may not do likewise, as it is reasonable to think, in view of their present progress, that it will not be long before they will outstrip little Nippon, both on land and sea, in military or naval power. We all hope, however, that our country will be spared the infliction. Yours truly, ESTHER FLEISHER. WHERK WILL THIS "HORIZONTAL" RAISE END. —A member of the lower house of the Legislature, at the Mit chell hotel a few nights ago, re marked: "It was most unfortunate for the State that the Bar Associa tion recommended an increase in the salaries of judges, because the de mand for increase of salaries of all State, county and municipal officials and employes will likewise follow, all along the line, and make taxes higher." But that is not the worst feature. Members of labor unions, whose skilled laborers receive $5 to $7 per day, will ask for increase of pay; they will claim, if a judge re ceives $lB per day, why should not a craftsman get at least one-half as much? This will prove a hardship to employers of labor. The wages now paid are so high that the price of material has been raised almost beyond the selling point, which has caused many of our plants to close down. Every community in Wash ington realizes and feels the burden of conditions that produce this trend of affairs. "THE Pacific Thoroughbred Poul try Company" is the name of a corporation founded on a modern chicken ranch, near Spokane, with $20,000 capital. The President and Manager is Dr. J. P. Guerin, and Secretary and Treasurer, A. A. Siegfried. It has ordered incubators capable of hatching 2,880 eggs at a time, and will take 1,700 hens busy to keep them filled. Trap nests will be used so records can be kept, and every detail will be systemized so as to ensure the best results. Hens that fail to record a reasonable pro duct will be sent to the executioner's block, and the "settings" made up from the eggs of those giving the best records, SECRETARY TAFT and the Chinese Minister at Washington are said tb have had a conference last week on exclusion of Chinese from the Philip pines, as in this country, on the ground of immorality. The ground is well taken; their vicious habits immeasurably overbalance the few redeeming traits they possess as a race. THE TUMWATER HORROR A Brief Statement of the Murder of Frank W. Lamp by Jesse H. Winkle. One of the most atrocious murders ever committed in this community took place near the south end of the Turn water bridge, between 10 and 11 o'clock, Friday night. It seems from the statements made before the Coro-1 ner's jury that a late employe in the' brewery, named Winkle, hud waited for his victim at a place he was in the habit of passing in going to his work at the brewery, and that he had assaulted him with a knife, and stablH'd him evidently while in pur suit several times in the lack, and then after leaving the bridge he had fallen and been subjected to many other wounds all over the body, about a score in number. The outcry made by the victim was heard by a number of people, sev eral of whom arrived at the scene of murder a few minutes later. The first to reach the spot were L. S. Cooper, an employe at the brewery and a next-door neighbor of Lamp's, and John Hopp, and soon afterwards Peter Schmidt, manager of the brewery, Fred Hahn and Mrs. Mc intosh, arrived, all of whom heard lamp's dying statement, that it was Winkle, his brother-in-law, who had committed the deed. News of the crime was immediate ly telephoned to Sheriff Connolly and Chief Coates, of this city, who at once sent out a posse to search for Winkle and to guard every avenue of escape, The motive of crime, as stated by letters written by Winkle, and sub mitted to the jury, is that Lamp had seduced or debauched his (Winkle's) wife, which is probably true for the wife admitted at the examination, that she had confessed to that act upon parting with her husband a week before the murder, on leaving him, for her parents' home in the country. The circumstances preceding the crime, however, show deliberation as well as malevolence. Winkle took special care to make the act as sensa tional as possible. He succeeded be fore or after the deed, in getting a group picture of the family to the Olympian with all its members num bered and named and a brief state ment of his intent to square accounts with this man (Lamp) who had wrecked his "happy home" and "seduced and ruined three of his dear sisters, before they were four teen years of age." As it appears he had knowledge of these proceed ings many months ago, no explana tion is given for the long time that has elapsed before assuming the role of avenger. It may be, however, that the Thaw trial had impelled him to assume that part, for in his letter he eulogizes that moral de generate for having killed White. Surely the insanity plea will not lie in his defense, for fore-knowledge of conditions as well as his plans for posing in the lime-light, amply show intelligent determination and a dis position to make the most out of the horrible details for attaining noto riety. Mrs. Winkle, in her statement be fore the Coroner's jury, gives a har rowing account of her husband's abuse and cruelty, at home, and how he was compelled to leave Brem erton for participation in a shooting and cutting affray in a saloon fight. It is also a matter of record that he had assaulted a man named Lang hart, on upper Tumwater bridge, during the strike at the brewery last year, and his trial therefor was marked with considerable bitterness in court. It seems to be well estab lished that he is a man of morose disposition, and entirely capable of an attempt to take advantage of the present lax system of retributive justice. THE STANDARD'S LAW SCHOOL.— A well known lawyer after reading the article in last week's issue of the STANDARD with regard to the inse curity of tax-titles, observed: "The courts in this State attempt to meet the situation by giving notice in the tax-foreclosure proceedings to the wrong party, when he may never have had any interest whatever in the real property sought to be affect ed by the proceedings that holding the foreclosure binds the real owner as a proceeding in rem, which means in plain English "in the thing." Elementary writers on law, and the courts generally, hold, however, that the procedure in rem only applies when the property involved is in cuttoilia of the law. or under the con trol of the court. Now how can real estate, or any other kind of property, be said to be euttadia legis when it is in the actual or constructive posses sion of the owner, the court never having taken possession, and still hold that a notice against Smith binds Brown. IT is said, in a late El Paso, (Tex as) dispatch, that Janez, the Mexi can town opposite that city, is filling up with Japs, who watch opportun ity to sneak into the United States. Many of them are penniless and are denied admission, but are being smuggled in. Lately the immigra tion force has been strengthened and inspectors are stationed at smaller towns down the Rio Grande, also at interior towns to pick up these strag glers when they slip in. In the course of time, doubtless, they will come in on pass-ports from the Mi kado. WELL, well; it seems from a Mead ville, Pa., dispatch that Emma Dare is a flaring individual, if the report be true that she has kidnaped George Rodius, a feeble-minded man of wealth, and married him before he could escape her clutches. Rodius' fortune is estimated at $600,000, and his guardian and attorneys are at tempting to show that Miss Dare's action is inspired by a motive to kid nap his well-filled wallet instead of himself. THE Missouri Legislature is not wanting in patriotism or respect for the great Washington; but it must be admitted that a smallpox scare precipitated a vote on adjournment over his birthday and several suc ceeding days, to place several mem bers in quarantine till they had re covered from unmistakable evidences of the dreadul affliction. A NEW method for moving build ings has been adopted by the St. Paul and Tacoma Lumber Co., at Tacoma. Instead of being moved on rollers, after the building is placed on false sills, a pair of long, greased skids are used, and the building is moved with scarcely a jar or vibra tion. A BILL appropriating $75,000 has been introduced in the Kansas Legis lature for the A.-Y.-P. Exposition, to cover the cost of a State building and make an exhibit therein. ! OUR NEW WASH GOODS ! JIRE HERE I Since last week we have received over '2,000 pieces new Wash Fabrics for Spring and Summer ' season, 1907. I Upon examination you will find these goods to be the nicest creations ever placed before you in every j way. i The prices range from 6c to SI.OO per yd. Every | thing new brought out in Wash Fabrics, by the j manufacturers of Europe and this country, you I will find represented among our showings. II Let us suggest to you to look at our corner win- IJ dow tor a few of the many things we are showing j this season. I New Coats, Jackets and Skirts ! ARE COMING IN j: ' With every express now. We did not trust to ship j these goods by freight this season, owing to the ' congested conditions of the railroads. I Wherever you look in our store you will find > piles of new fabrics greeting your eyes and our |j prices will induce you to invest even if it is a | little early. I The Mottman Mercantile Co. L CABTOniA, Bw * ,ha Kind You Have Aiwars Boqgl ANTISEPTIC Wash or French Secre (Powder Form). A positive preventa tive for Private and Infectious Diseases. Send $1 for package. FRENCH REMEDY Co., Box 1824, Spokane, Wash. "Money Saved is Money Gained." You will never be poor if you make up your mind to save even a tittle of your weekly earnings. Better put the small surplus in the Bank than in the gratifi cation of some momentary whim or folly. In the Bank the money grows, and keeps on growing. Once spent, there's an end of it. Let us advise you to put your money with us, at good interest, and then your future competence and inde pendence will be assured. —— XKL £— — Olympia National Bit IN THE BUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, FOR THURSTON COUNTY. Summons—Foreclosure of tax lien. Victor Koch and E. S. Avey, Plaintiffs, vs. Henry C. Dutcher and Jane Doe Dutcher, his wife, and all persons unknown, claiming to have or having any interest in the hereinafter described real eßtate, Defendants. The State of Washington to Henry C. Dutcher and Jane Doe Dutcher, his wife, and all persons unknown claiming to have or having any interest in the hereinafter described real estate, Defendants. You are hereby notified that Victor Koch and E. 8. Avey are the owners and holders of certificate of delinquency numbered ISS9, issued by the treasurer of Thurston county, Washington, on the 2d day of January. 19U7, for the sum of $12.75, the same being the amount then due and de linquent for the taxes for the years 1902, 1900. 1904 and 1905, together with penalty, interest and costs thereon upon real property assessed to and of which you are the owners or reputed owners, or in which you have or claim to have some in terest or estate, and which said real estate Is situated in Thurston county, Washington, and more particularly bounded and described, to-wlt: S. E. >4 of S. W. <4, Sec. 20, Twp. 16, N. R. 3 \\ est W. M. That plaintiff has paid taxes, other than those included In said certificate of de linquency, in the sum of dollars, and which "bear interest at the rate of 15 per cent, per annum. You are further notified that plaintiff will apply to the Superior Court of the State of Washington, for Thurston county, for a judgment for the amount of said delinquent certificate, taxes. Interest, penalty and costs, and foreclosing his Hen against said property hereinbefore described. You are hereby notified and summoned to appear within sixty days after January IS, 1907, and defend this action in the court aforesaid, or pay the amount due; and In case of your failure so to do, judgment will be rendered for the amount of said certificate of delinquency, taxes, interest, penalty and costs, and foreclos ing plaintiff's lien against the lands and premises hereinbefore described and the same will be ordered sold to satisfy said judgment. Any pleading or process may be served upon the undersigned at the postoffice address below given. P. M. TROY, Attorney for Plaintiff. Postoffice address, Olympia, Wash. J. B. CUTTER REAL ESTATE acres water front orchard, 12-room modern residence, all conveniences, large barns, fine summer resort, bathing, boating, etc. City. Bargain. Write fire insurance, make mortgage loans, rent houses, collect interest and rent and care for property. OLYMPIA NATIONAL BANK BUILDING • BYRON MILLETT Lawyer NO omce- emiberg Block. Wttb To Be Strong, Liberal, Prompt, Holding the interest* of our depositor* snd customers as identical with our own, granting always as generous terms as are consistent with progressive, yet sound and conservative banking, is the policy of this Bank. In our SAVINGS DEPARTMENT WE PAY INTEREST at the rate of THREE per cent, per annum, compounded semi-annually. The Capital National Bank OLYMPIA. WASHINGTON. Capital, SIOO,OOO. Surplus, $150,000. Deposits, $2,300,000 C. J. LORD. 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