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STATE SPELLING BEE TO BE HUlIt EVENT KIKST CONTKST HKItK MtINII.W WON M I:t.VKAK <tl,l) The success of the state-wide spell ing contest, concluded here Monday when representatives from 34 coun ties of the state gathered in the au ditorium of the Methodist church. and spelled down for the honors of beat and next best speller in the state, will warrant making the con test an annual event, in the opinion of state school authorities. The spelling bees held in nearly every school of the state, and the subsequent elimination bees held in communities and counties, aroused everywhere a great interest, and a revival of the old-time custom of spelling bees, even among the pa rents of the children, it is reported. A tremendous impetus was given the ancient art of correct spelling, it is declared. The youngsters who were enter tained here Monday on their visit to the state capital said the treat was worth the trouble of the contest. | For Ruth Lindsey, the 13-year-old Ctrl from Blaine, who carried off ! first honors, and the title of cham pion of the state, a diamond medal was the extra reward. Mary Carl son, also 13, representing the Mab ton school, Yakima county, who won second place, was given a gold med al. She is in the seventh grade, so that she will again be eligible next year, as an eighth grade pupil, to en ter the contest. The establishment of the state wide contest in spelling was due to the initiative of Representative Sum mers, of Walla Walla county, who donated the medals. The oral con test Monday afternoon was attended by a large crowd and was very excit ing. Seven pupils competed in the final spell-down, little Miss Carson taring out when she mis-spelled the word "pewter." Monday evening the contestants were entertained at an informal re ception by Mrs. Josephine Preston, state superintendent of public in struction. lEBBUTURE REBUKES JONES FOR FILIBUSTER Uaantanonsly Adopts Resolution Pledging Stale's Support to To the accompaniment of applause trom the floor of the house and crowded galleries, Republican Leader Mark B. Reed, of the house Monday eoademned la unsparing terms the action of United States Senator Wes- Uj L. Jones ia blocking action in eongreas to support President Wilson la the preseat (Hsls. Benate Joint resolution 14, pledg ing the support of the state to Presi dent Wilson, in the present crisis, wad under discussion wben Leader Red obtained the floor and declared: "To the disgrace of our country, and led by a Republican I have voted for every time he came before the people of this state, a resolution em powering the president to deal with the preseat situation has been killed in congress—talked to death. Big, re dheadtines in the newspapers an nounce 'led by Senator Jones.' "It is an absolute disgrace. I be lieve #0 per cent of the people of this state will stand with me in condemn ing him for it." The resolution was adopted unan imously by both houses. It reads: "Face to face with a grave national crisis, revealing a foreign conspiracy to invade our country, after the re peated murder of our citisens on the high seas, the driving of our ships and commerce from the ocean and practically establishing a blockade of our seaports, the legislature of the state of Washington, now in session, plsdges the state to stand by the pres ident to the limit of its resources in men and money for arming our mer chant ships, and In support of all other measures, ways and means which the president believes to be necessary or expedient for the defense of the country and the full protection of the lives, property and Just rights of American citisens on sea and land." Rev. Alfred Obman, pastor of the Bwedish-Finnish church of this city for some time, said farewell to the local congregation Sunday evening and left Tuesday for Eureka, Cal., having accepted the pastorate of the church of that denomination there. The local lodge of Elks, at their annual election Monday night, chose Thoa. L. O'Leary exalted ruler; L. R. Mcintosh eatemed leading knight; Martin Oottfeld esteemed loyal knight; H. B. Fultx esteemed lectur ing knight; Joseph Wohleb trustee; Felix Doages treasurer; Hiram Doha tyler. and Thomas M. Vance, the re tiring exalted ruler, delegate tc the grand lodge reefing. Mitrhel Harris was named as alternate. August Lcisbtrgje. l'r. N. J Red )iath. Father Mally, Miss Marie Howe. Mrs. Richard Landers. I»r. K « Story and Robert Matlock have been subpoenaed ;.s witnesses by W. J. Milrov, attorney for John Van Dell, whose trial for the murder of Industrial Insurance Commissioner E. \V. Olson is scheduled to start Monday. The annual meeting of the Cham ber of Commerce is to be held next Tuesday evening. Reports of officers for the past year will be given and four trustees for the new year chosen. An informal social will be held after the business session, when Applju will be served. The city council Tuesday awarded the Independent Asphalt Paving com pany the contract of constructing an asphalt pavement on West Fourth street from Water to Sylvester streets, on a bid of $4,268.92. An unusually light vote was cast at the city school election last Sat urday, only 153 votes being balloted, of which Fred W. Stocking received 152. The odd one went to Mrs. Dan Guiles. Special Advertisements For Sale —One pair of geese. Phone 10F13. (Adv. 3-1-3). Wanted —To do carpenter work in exchange for any kind of good live stock. Phone 10F5. (Adv. 3-1-2). For Sale—Pedigreed Bluebell peas. Seed haa been hand-picked for six years In Will produce one-fourth to oue-third more than ordinary peas. Price 7 cents per pound. Phone 328 R. A. S. Caton. (Adv. 2-2-tf). We Loan our own money on im proved farm lands. No delay if your security is acceptable. Washington Farm Loan Co., Inc., Central Build ing, ground floor. For Sale —Black Oats. Inquire R. A. Cook, Box 85, Route I, Tumwater. Phone 16F3. (Adv. 2-1-tf) 1 —____' For Sale— Young horse; weight about 900 pounds. Phone 28F12. (Adv. 3-1-3) t I For Sale —Early and late seed po- 1 tatoes. Phone 19F4. (Adv. 3-1-3) j Wasted —Work hone or team; Weight about 1300 pounds. Phone 3F12. (Adv. 3-1-3.) Lost—Small, year-old mouse-col ored Jeraey heifer. Pleaae inform Mrs. J. M. Parsons, R. F. D. 1, Tum water. For Sale —Thoroughbred Holstein bull, two years old in May. Pedigree papers. Price reasonable. A. Han sen, Route 1, Tumwater. Phone 11F31. (Adv. 3-2-3). ' For Sale Two-seated surrey. Price S4O. J. H. Johnson, 116 Third J street. (Adv. 3-2-3). Instead of talking health food, eat it! Dennett's Graham Flour solves the question. (Adv. 3-2-tf.) 1 For Sale Two-seated surrey, price S4O. Also light farm wagon, price sls. J. H. Johnson, 212 Third ' St. (Adv. 3-2-3) I f I ssss • A child quickly grasps the meaning of the above charac ters; but it often takes a life time to realise their value. You can greatly assist the child in learning the worth of the dollar. How? by having him open a savings account 1 with this bank, and by en couraging him to add to it. ! A small sum is sufficient to start an account. s t 1 Olympia National THE WASHINGTON STANDARD. umU'IA. WASH.. FRIDAY. MARCH 9 1917 PIONEER OLYMPIAN GALLED TO REWARD MRS. .1 \NK I/. IMKKKR. RKSIhKNT HKRK SIN'CK 1 852, PASSES AWAY. Death claimed another Thurston county pioneer during the past week when Mrs. Jane L. Parker, 82 years old. a resident of Olympia for more than 60 years, died at St. Peter's hos pital last Friday afternoon. The funeral took place at the Jesse T. Mills chapel Sunday afternoon, Rev. H. S. Tetnpleton of the United Churches officiating, and interment was made in the Masonic cemetery. Mrs. Parker was the widow of Cap tain John CJ. Parker, pioneer Puget Sound steamboat man, who died in this city in October, J 908. She was the daughter of Judge Gilmore Hays, the first man in Thurston county to enlist in the Indian war of 1855-56 and who acted as captain of Company B in that conflict. Native of Missouri. Mrs. Parker was born March 18, 1835, at Marshall, Saline county. Missouri, her birth-place having been named for her grandmother, Eliza beth Marshall, a descendant of Chief Justice John Marshall. The family crossed the plains in 1852, Mrs. Hays and three sons dying en route. Many difficulties were encountered before they reached Oregon. Coming to Puget Sound, they made the trip from the Columbia up the Cowlitz river to Cowlitz landing, and then, with Miss Hays and Hilory Butler, for whom the Hotel Butler in Seattle is named, on foot, the party started across country to Olympia, the trip being an arduous one. Miss Hays and her sweetheart Cap tain Parker had planned to elope, but the bride's father learned their plans and the ceremony was performed in hiß log cabin home April 27. 1854, by Judge Edward Lander. The groom had come to Portland on the steam J. C. Fremont, and then on to Olym pia via the Cowlitz river route in 1853. After engaging in merchan dising for a while, he built his trad ing schooner. Emily F. Parker, and in 1855 brought the steamer Traveler up from San Francisco and was mas ter of that pioneer boat for years. Retired in 1887. He served later as master, pilot or purser of various steamers of the early days, including the Alida, Isabel, North Pacific, Messenger and Daisy, though his best known com mand was the Messenger, which he operated for years between Tacoma and Steilacoom. He retired from the steamboat business in 1887 and made his home in Olympia until his death In October, 1908. Mrs. Parker is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Herbert McMicken of this city and Mrs. 1. W. Anderson of Tacom*, ud two sons, H. M. Parker of San Juan island and John G. Par ker of Ban Francisco. Another son, Gilmore, died in 1914. Ernest M. Thompson of Tumwater and Miss Vera L. Black of Seattle ob tained a marriage license at the coun ty auditor's office Monday. (DEATHS OF I PAST WEEK I R. H. COLLINS. Rev. Charles T. Goodsell officiated at the funeral at the Jesse T. Mills chapel Monday for R. H. Collins, 29 years old, a resident of Little Rock for the past 18 years, who died at St. Peter's hospital Saturday evening. Interment was made in the Odd Fel lows' cemetery. Surviving 'are the parents, three brothers, Marshall of 'Little Rock, Fred of Pendleton, Ore., and Joe of England, and three sis ters, Mrs. Maude Tlbbetts and Mrs. May McNulty of Little Rock and Mrs. Nina Crossland of Hatton. MISS ANNA M. SOPER. Funeral services were held at the Mills chapel Tuesday afternoon for Miss Anna M. Soper, 37 years old, who died at St. Peter's hospital Sun day evening. Miss Soper had lived a short distance west of Olympla and is survived by an uncle, W. A. Huston. The infant «on of Mr. and Mrs. : Thomas P. Horn died at the Olympla ! hospitrl Sunday and was buried in Tacoma Tuesday. LAWRENCE M. KENDRICK. The funeral of Lawrence M. Ken drick, 18 years old, who died Mon i day afternoon at the home of his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Williams, on West Bay avenue, was held at the Jesse T. Mills chapel Wednes day afternoon. Interment was made in the family plot at the Odd Fellows' cemetery. Surviving are the parents and a sister, Miss Floy Kendrick, all of this city. New Sprang HBlMiruerf Now ©mi Sal© have on display a very complete line of headwear for ladies, misses and children. PANAMAS FLOWERS AND WREATHS (15c) HEMP AND MILAN SHAPES FEATHERS, POM PONS, STICK-UPS TRIMMED STREET HATS LIDS FOR KIDS SPORT HATS (trimmed and untrimmed) Every hat this season's ereation. Prices are as low as ever (No war prices on hats.) Genuine Panamas, $1.50 and up. Shapes, SI.OO to $1.48. See them now while the assortment is complete. You can always do better at Mottman's. PICTORIAL If M» g\ LADIES' sesjl Mottman Mercantile Co, home journal PATTERNS PATTERNS Olympia, Washington PRESIDENT ENUNCIATES NEW DOCTRINE. Continued from Page One. which we have just passed have made us citizens of the world. There can be no turning back. Our own fortunes as a nation are involved, whether we would have it so or not. And yet we are not the less Amer icans on that account. We shall be the moTfe American if we but remain true to the principles in which we have been bred. They are not the principles of a province nor a single continent. We have known and boasted all along that they were the principles of a liberated mankind. These, therefore, are the things we stand for, whether in war or in peace: All Nations Interested. That all nations are equally inter ested in the peace of the world and the political stability of free people and equally responsible for their maintenance; That the essential principle of peace is the actual equality of na tions in all matters of right or privi lege; That peace cannot securely or just ly rest upon an armed balance of power; That governments derive all their Just powers from the consent of the governed, and that no other powers J should be supported by the common I thought, purpose or power of the family of nations; That the seas should be equally free and safe for the use of all peo ples, under rules set up by common agreement and consent, and that, so far as practicable, they should be ac cessible to all upon equal terms; That national armaments should be limited to the necessities of na tional order and domestic safety; That the community of interest 1 and of power upon which peace must henceforth depend Imposes upon each nation the duty of seeing to It that all influences proceeding from its own, citizens meant to encourage or assist! revolution in other states should be sternly and effectually suppressed and prevented. ' I need not argue these principles to you, my fellow countrymen; they are your own, part and parcel of your own thinking and your own motive in affairs. They spring up native amongst us. Upon this as a platform of purpose and of action can stand together. Must Stand United. And it is Imperative that we should stand together. We are being forced into a new unity amidst the fires that now blaze throughout the world. In their ardent heat we shall, in God's providence, let us hope, be purged of faction and division, purified of the errant humors of party and of private interest and shall stand forth in the days to come with a new dignity of national pride and spirit. Let each man see to it that the dedication is in his own heart, the high purpose of the nation in his own mind, ruler of his own will and de sire. I stand here and have taken tbe high and solemn oath to which you have been audience because the peo ple of the United States have chosen me for this august delegation of "Looking Around" The frequency with which we meet welcome visitors who say, "jast looking around," has prompted us to extend this general invitation to step into our store at any time and "look around." This is the store accommodating and as such we will be glad to give attention to your "looking around" as well as your buying. Buy as yo*u are "looking around"—buy a little later—do not buy at all—just as you have a mind —but do come in and "look around." * t —————— _ foooooooooooooooooo f _ « r, o Shoes for the Whole Family o ooooooooooooooooop rifttfovl POWELL'S ifl®, BUSIER BROWII SUE I. O. O. F. Bid*. Fifth ud Mala OLYMPIA, WASH. ' J The Modern Farmer V. / uses Shcrwin-William* Dry-Powdered Intectjrides and Fungicides | f because he finds them the best and cheajfcst form for all kind* of spraying. Easy to handle. Can't freeze or dry out. I Sure death to pests without injury to foliage. I Arsenate of Lead All in f Fungi-Bordo Dry Powdered I Tuber-Tonic Form V i Lime Sulfur Solution I PRIGNORE 8c SEARS *"s"® The Rexall Stare PHONE US TOUB DRUG WANTS WE DELIVER power and have by their gracious Judgment named me their leader in affairs. I know now what the task means. I realise to the full the re sponsibility which it involves. I pray God I may be given the wis dom and the prudence to do my duty in the true spirit of this great people. I am their servant and can succeed only as they sustain and guide me by their confidence and their counsel. Tho thing I shall count upon, the thing without which neither counsel nor action will avail, is the unity of America —an America unitod in feel ing, in purpose and in its vision of duty, of opportunity and of serivce. Wans of "Sharpen." We are to beware of all men who would turn the tasks and the neces sities of the nation tor their own I profit or use them for the building up of private power; beware that no faction or disloyal intrigue break the harmony or embarrass the spirit of our people; beware that our govern ment be kept pure and incorrupt in all its parts. United alike in the conception of our duty and in the high resolve to perform it in the face of all men, let us dedicate ourselves to the great task to which we must now set our hand. For myself, I beg your tolerance, your countenance and your united aid The shadows that now lie dark upon our path will soon be dispelled and we shall walk with the light all about us if we be but true to ourselves—to ourselves as we have wished to be known In the counsels of the world and in the thought ot all those who love liberty and Justice and the right exalted.