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Tersonf in the Tub lie Eye President Gomez of Cuba is charged by the leading daily papers of the island with having fathered the recent revolution on the part of the blacks, for the purpose of publicity for his presidential fight to suc ceed himself, but the revolution became more alarming than he and his confederate had anticipated. Such patriotism is deserving of ignominous death. Samuel Gompers, Frank Morrison and John Mitchell have for a second time been found guilty of contempt of court and sen tenced respectively to one year, six months in prison, and from which an appeal has been taken to the U. 8. Supreme Court. These cases have been in courts for years and in stead of chasing from court to court they ought to be either kicked oui completely or the men sent to prison. Dr. James M. Buckley, the veteran Meth odist journalist, is to retire from liis life labors and try to lake life easier, that is if such a thing is possible for him. Despite the fact he never aspired to the bishoprick of his church, yet he has been one of the most potent factors in the body politic of the organization. He was satisfied to only he the journalist of the church and in that capacity he has not had a peer. Walter B. Griffin, a Chicago architect, bill thirty-five years of age, has won first prize for plans for the building of Ili<' new An stralian capitol. The new site contains 800 square miles with 500 square miles more For the water supply. The new capitol site is being fashioned after Washington City only more elaborate. Ben Tillett is the name of the labor leader in London. England, who is directing the teamsters' strike, which has almost demoral i/ed trade in that metropolis. Fully 250. --000 men struck, but many of them have re turned to work under improved conditions. The government is endeavoring to keep or der and at the same time protect transporta tion. The police favor the strikers. Jack Johnson, the champion ftstie bruiser, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for having smuggled a diamond necklace into this country. •Johnson, however, is in training for his July bout and the officials refused to disturb his plans of getting the money until he has made his light and gob bled up another -lack pot. General Monteagudo, commander of the Cuban array, li;ts no doubt of liis abil ity to finally suppress the present rebellion, if only Uncle Sam will furnish him sufficient arms and ammunition and occasionally a few thousand marines, when the regulars get too closely pushed against the wall. An Indian chief could do as well. Anna M. Held, the famous play artist, makes no hones in saying, "I am looking Por a husband." Now, you fellows have been forewarned and if you gel caught by the serpentine Anna ii will be your own fault. Anna is no more fit to wear the title THE SEATTLE REPUBLICAN of wife than is a drunken sot that of hus band, not that she is quite as big a nuisance as he, but because she will never be anything except a tire fly before the foot lights. M. W. Gibbs of Little Rock, Arkansas, has i >ntly celebrated his ninetieth birthday and is not only in splendid health, but as active ;is ;i man twenty years his junior. In 1859 he was a California proipector and more or less successful. He was in the Fra zier river rush much later on. lie moved to Victoria and went into business and was elected a member of the council. He later moved to Arkansas with the view of going to the T. S. senate. He has been prominent in Republican politics of thai state ever since. He is one of the notable Negroes of t he count iv. Powell W. Clayton of Arkansas for the preseni is bead of the Republican organiza tion. No man in the union has held his own in national polities so well as Mr. Clayton with so little to back up his efforts. Not enough Republicans vote in Arkansas 1o give the party a place on the state ticket, "IT MaKe^ The Mountain .f mile " ON MOUNTAIN OR LAKE YOUR SUMMER OUTING WILL NOT BE COMPLETE WITHOUT RAINIER. FREE DELIVERY MADE TO ALL PARTS OF THE CITY. PHONES SIDNEY 1; SIDNEY 526. SEATTLE BREWING &MALTING CO. FRIDAY, JUNE, 28, 1912. hut Mi 1. Clayton is a great convention factor for the man that's in and for that reason he is always hunted up when the president wants ;i delegation from Arkansas and other southern states. Theodore Roosevelt, according to the car toonist, is all at sea, which is more or less true, but you want to keep your eye on Ted, lest Taft take Teddy's place after the No vemher election. It's he who Laughs lasi who laughs best, and to a man up a tree it's more the Republican party at sea than it is Teddy the terrible. Miles Poindexter may be able to put the slate of Washington into the hands of either the Roosevelt or the Democratic party, but the Republican party can and should con gratulate itself for having been purged of this political interlope)-. Miles Poindexter. lie never was a Republican and never will be, and he perjured himself when he held up his righi hand and took the oath that he would support the Republican party under any consideration. Now let the Republicans of the state unite on some strong Republican as his successor and he will be beaten to ;i Frazzle.