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Get Tired
Jy working hard, and then you can get
ested again. But if you are tired all the
ime it means that your blood is poor.
(*ou need to take Hood's Sarsaparilla, the
;reat cure for that tired feeling because it
s the great enricher and vitalizer ot the
>lood. You will find appetite, nerve,
uental and digestive strength in
Hood's Sarsaparilla
America's Greatest Medicine.
■tood'a PHtfl cure nauKea, indigestion. 25c
Ueneral Kitchener Capturea Omdur
| man and the Bngllah Mow Down
the Fanatical Derviahea by Thon
aanda-—The Engliah Loae Two
Hundred Men.
Omdurman, Opposite Khartoum on the
Nile, Nubia, Sept. 2.—(By camel post to
N'asey.)—The sirdar, General Herbert
Kitchener with khalifa black stand
ard captured during the battle, entered
Omdurman, the capital of Mahdiam, at
'4 o'clock this afternoon at the head of
the Anglo-Egyptian column, atier com
pletely routing the Dervishes and dealing
a death blow to Mahdiam.
Roughly, our losses were 200, while
thousands of the Dervishes were killed
and wounded. Last night the Anglo
'Kgyptian army encamped at Agaiza, eight
miles from Omdurman. The Dervishes
iwere three miles distant. At dawn the
cavalry patrolling toward Omdurman dis
covered the enemy advancing to the at
tack in battle array, chanting war songs.
Their front consisted of infantry and cav
alry, stretched out for three or four mile}.
Countless banners fluttered over their
masses and their copper and brass drums
resounded through the ranks of the sav
age warriors who advanced unswervingly
with all their old-time ardor. Our in
ifantry formed outside the camp. On the
left were the First battalion of North
umberland fusileers, the Second battalion
Lancashire fusileers and the First bat
talion grenadier guards with the Maxim
battery, manned by the Royal Irish fusi
leers. In the center were the First bat
italion Warwickshire. First battalion
Cameron Highlanders and the First bat
talion Warwickshire, First battalion
ims worked by a detachment of the royal
'artillery under Major Williams. On our
'right were the Soudanese brigades, com
manded by General Maxwell and General
(McDonaid. The Egyptian brigades held
the reserves and both flanks were sup
ported by itiaxim-Nordenfeld batteries.
At 7:20 a. m. the enemy crowded the
'ridges above the camp and advanced
steadily in enveloping formation.
Swept Down the iu.ilalde.
At 7:40 our artillery opened fire which
Was answered by the Dervish riflemen.
Their attack developed on our left and
in accordance with their traditional tac
tics they swept down the hillside with
the design of rushing our flank. But the
I withering fire maintained for 15 minutes
by all our line frustrated the attempt
and the Dervishes, balked, swept toward
our center, upon which they concentrated
'a fierce attack.
A large force of horsemen, trying *o
| face a continuous hail of bullets from the
Cameron Highlanders, the Lincolnshire
regiment and the Soudanese, was literal
-1 ly swept away, leading to the withdrawal
of the entire body, whose dead strewed
j the field.
Magnificent Ruahea.
( The bravery of the Dervishes can hard
.ly be overstated. Those who carried the
1 flags struggled within a hundred yards
'of our fighting line. When the Dervishes
withdrew behind the ridge in front of
their camp the whole force marched in
echelon battalions toward Omdurman.
When our troops surmounted the crests,
the Soudanese on the right came to at
' tack those who had reformed under the
- rocky eminence and had massed around
, the black standard of the khalifa in or
j der to make a supreme effort to retrieve
the fortunes of the day. A mass 15,000
strong bore down on the Soudanese. Gen
' eral Kitchener swung round the center
i and left of the Soudanese and seized the
rocky eminehce and the Egyptians, hith
( erto in reserve, joining the firing line. In
10 minutes and before the Dervishes could
: drive their attack home, the flower of the
I khalifa's army was caught in a depression
i and within a zone of withering cross
fire from three brigades, with the attend
( ant artillery. The devoted malidists
strove heroically to make headway, but
every rush was stopped, while their main
• body was literally mown down by a sus
■ tained deadly cross-fire.
Died Aronnd Their Standarda.
Defiantly the Dervisues planted their
standards and died beside them. Their
1 dense masses gradually melted to com-'
panies and the companies to driblets be
neath the leaden hail. Finally they
broke and fled, leaving the field white
with the jibbah-clad corpses, which like
a snowdrift, dotted the spot.
! At 11:15 the sirdar ordered an advance
i and our whole force in line drove the
scattered remnant of the foe into the des
ert, our cavalry cutting off their retreat
to Omdurman.
1 None Braver Than Engliah.
< Among the chief incidents of the bat
< tie was a brilliant charge by the Twenty-
N first lancers, under Lieutenant Colonel
Martin. Galloping down on a detached
body of the enemy they found the Der
* vish swordsmen massed behind and were
forced to charge home against great odds.
The lancers charged through and kept
. the Dervish horde at bay. Lieutenant
Grenfelt, nephew of Sir Francis Grenfelt,
was killed, four other officers were wound
ed, 21 men were killed and 20 wounded.
I The Egyptian cavalry were in close
' lighting throughout with the Baggara
horsemen. For a short period the enemy
captured and held the gun, but it was
brilliantly retaken.
< The heroic bravery of the Dervishes
i evoked universal admiration. Time aftir
» time their dispersed and broken forces re-'
formed and hurled themselves upon the
Anglo-Egyptians, their emirs conspicu
j ously leading and spurning death. Even
J when wounded and in death agonies they
; raised themselves to fire a last shot.
I Among the wounded is Colonel Rhodes,
t the correspondent of the London Times,
and a brother of Cecil Rhodes.
Japan has labor unions.
mine steps our
The Minister of War Reiigna Be
cnaae tlie Dreyfua Cane la to He
Keviaed on Account of the Henry
Forgery—Very Weak Argunienta
From Him.
Paris, Sept. 5.—M. Cavaignac Saturday
sent the following letter of resignation to
M. Brisson, premier and the president of
the council:
"I have the honor to send you and beg
you to transmit to the president of the
republic my resignation as minister of
war. There exists a disagreement be
tween us, which being prolonged, would
paralyze the government at a time when
it most needs full unity of decision. I
remain convinced of the guilt of Dreyfus
and am determined as heretofore to com
bat a revision of the case. Ido not in
tend to shirk the responsibility of the
present situation, but I can not assume
it without being in accord with the chief
of the government to which 1 have the
honor to belong."
These are the circumstances which led
M. Cavaignac to resign: After the dis
covery of Lieutenant Colonel Henry's
forgery the government sought means to
reassure the public. The question of re
vision was broached. Certain ministers
believed the time had come to throw full
light and to establish every responsibili
ty. M. Cavaignac strongly objected. He
declared that he was convinced of the
guilt of Dreyfus.
M. Brisson vainly pointed out to M.
Cavaignac that the revision would be
.purely judicial.
M. Cavaignac replied that revision
could only be justified if some new fact
developed to show that there had been a
judicial error and that no such fact ex
isted, Henry's forgery being subsequent
to the conviction of Dreyfus and only in
directly connected with it.
M. Bourgeois, called from Switzerland,
made a new effort but M. Cavaignac
still refused. The latter saw M. Brisson,
the premier, and declared that his deter
initiation was immovable and that he
would resign. After M. Cavaignac's de
parture, a conference was held at the min
istry of the interior between M. Brisson,
Minister Bourgeois and M. Sarrien. About
9 o'clock M. Cavaignac's letter of resig
nation was received. It is assumed that
a majority of the cabinet accept the views
of M. Brisson as the others retaiu
their portfolios. The resignation of M.
Cavaignac enables the government to de
cide the matter and it is believed M. Cav
aignac's successor at the war office will
soon be appointed and a definite resolu
tion taken.
Populace Inflamed.
The Dreyfus agitation is not abating.
The populace was again inflamed today
by posters, printed by Siecle, with which
the town has been plastered. They re
produce two letters which Dreyfus wrote
to the minister of war in 1894 and one
which he wrote to his counsel, De Mage,
in 1895, protesting innocence and denying
that he ever had been guilty of any indis
cretion. The posters also deal at length
with the fact that Colonel Piequart wrote
on July 9 affirming the falsity of Lieu
tenant Henry's documents, and they de
cry the arrest and imprisonment of Pic
Wheat Quotations, Wool Figures,
and the Price of Produce.
Following are the Spokane quotations.
Wholesale prices are given unless other
i wise quoted:
i Wheat at the warehouse—Country
i points: Club, bulk 40c, sacked 41c; blue
! stem, bulk 42c, sacked 43c. At Spokane:
Club, bulk 45c, sacked 47c; bluestem,
bulk 40c, sacked 48c.
Oats —At Spokane, f. o. b., [email protected] per
Barley —Country points, f. o. b., [email protected]
75<; per cwt.
Rye—Country points, f. o. b., 70c per
Flour, per barrel—Gold Drop, $4; Big
Loaf, $4.40; Banner, $3.75; Plansifter,
$4.25; Superb, $4; Spokane, $3.75; Swan
Patent, $4.40; Snowflake, $4; White Lily,
$3.75; whole wheat, $4.25; rye, $5; gra
ham, $4.
Feed—Bran and shorts, $11 per ton;
shorts, $12; bran, $19; rolled barley, $20;
chicken feed, $15(5)20.
Hay—Timothy, $8 per ton; baled tim
othy, $10; wheat hay, $7.50(§j8.50; oat
hay, $7.50; alfalfa, $10.
Eggs—Ranch, $4.50.
Corn—Whole, $23; cracked, $24.
Wool —Fine medium, [email protected] per lb; me
dium, [email protected] per lb.
Produce—Fancy creamery butter, 40
and 60-lb tubs, 25c per lb; 5, 10 and 20-
lb tubs, 26c per lb; prints, 25c per lb;
. California butter, [email protected] lb; Columbia
butter, 24c; country butter in rolls, 13c
per lb; cooking butter, 10c lb; eastern
creamery, prints, 23c; cheese, twin, full
cream, 12$ c lb; ranch eggs, [email protected]; se
lected eggs, $6; honey, white comb, 13} @
14c lb, fancy, 15c per lb.
Vegetables—Potatoes, [email protected] cwt.;
cabbage, $1.75 per cwt; turnips, $i.25 per
cwt; cucumbers, 75c per box; onions,
$1.50 per cwt; beans, l}@l2c per lb;
carrots, $1.25 per cwt; beets, $1.25 per
Poultry—Chickens, live weight, [email protected]
lb; dressed, [email protected]; spring broilers, [email protected]
3.50; turkeys, live 11 @ 12c, dressed [email protected]
13c; spring ducks, dressed [email protected] doz;
geese, live [email protected], dressed [email protected]$c.
Meats—Beef cows, live [email protected],
dressed $5(2:5.50 cwt; steers, live [email protected],
dressed $SJ»[email protected]; hogs, live [email protected],
dressed [email protected]; mutton, live [email protected]|c,
dressed [email protected] lb; dressed veal, [email protected]
lb; lamb, 12} c wholesale.
Portland, Or., Sept. s.—Wheat—Walla
Walla, 54c; valley and bluestein, 57c.
Tacoma, Sept. 5. —Wheat—Weaker but'
quotations unchanged; 54c for club and
58c for bluestem.
San Francisco, Sept s.—Silver bars, !
Mexican dollars, 46}e.
Lead, $3.90.
German Boats Injured.
Berlin, Sept. s.—The recent northwest
storm which swept across the Baltic sank
a German torpedo boat and severely dam
aged the whole German torpedo flotilla.
Five of the torpedo boats barely reached
A handy kitchen Implement Is formed
ef a thin, flat metal plate, adApted for
use as a cutter, with slots In the surface
to allow the passage of vegetables
when the tool is used as a masher, a
curved handle being attached to one
end of the plate.
A New York woman has patented an
educational device In the shape of a
sand-board which has flanges around
the edges and Is provided with a glass
cover to protect a design when once
formed, the board being useful' in illus
trating geography.
Bicycles can be steered automatically
by a new head, which has the ball race
ways slightly depressed In the front
and rear to form a seat for the cones
when In alignment and tending to re
turn them to that position when out of
Conical holes can be bored by a new
English tool, which has a straight spin
dle with a screw tip and a pivoted
flange at tlie side, which is forced out
against the wall of the hole by means
of a screw on the side of the spindle.
Bounds can be readily located by a
new Instrument, which has a large fun
nel pivoted on a frame over the head,
with tubes extending to the ears to
transfer the sound, which becomes
louder as the mouth of the funnel turns
toward It.
A new metal clothespin Is formed of
a single piece of spring wire bent into
two complete colls to form a clamp
when slipped over the line, the ends of
the wire being formed into eyes to pre
vent catching in the clothes.
A handy truck for moving barrels
has a gripping plate secured to the
front of the truck, provided with a cen
tral concave portion, which JUas teeth
along its outer edge to catch the barrel
and prevent its slipping.
Mme. Sarah Grand Is writing a cou
ple of essays under the titles of "On the
Choice of a Wife" and "On the Choice
of a Husband."
A copy of the first edition of Shelley's
"Queen Mab," which was Included In
the Philllpps collection, was sold In
London the other'day for something
over a hundred dollars.
Mme. Laura de Maupassant, who Is
living a secluded and quiet life at Nice,
continually receives from authors re
quests for permission to drainutlze the
novels of her dead son, Guy de Mau
Heine can have no statue at Dussel
dorf In this generation at least. Though
the citizens subscribed for the purpose,
the Emperor interfered, not caring to
have the poet of the revolution honored
In his empire.
The vicarage of Dean Prior, where
Robert Herrlck lived, has been partial
ly modernized and added to, but the
main structure is the same as in the
days when the poet wrote his "Hesperl
des" within its walls.
M. Jules Claretle, French academi
cian and manager of the Comedle Fran
ca ise, is writing a novel, dealing with
the siege of Paris. He served as a Na
tional Guard durtng that period, and
his experiences will play a part In the
Rudyard Kipling's new English home
Is at Rottingdeau, a quiet little Sussex
village near the sea. It is called "The
Elms," and Is surrounded by beautiful
elms and ilex trees. Here he leads an
active life in more than one way, for
he Is said to ride three hours every
morning and to walk from five to six
miles later In the day.
Sir Walter Besant proposes to have
the first volume of his "Survey of Lon
don" ready early next year. Every
street In the County Council area has
been walked through by Sir Walter or
one of his assistants, one of them a
young lady, and every building of any
importance Is duly described, and a
great many are illustrated by photo
Winston Churchill, author of "One
Celebrity," has a short story In the Cen
tury, entitled "By Order of the Admir
al." It is described in the sub-title as
a story of the times on the streugth, ap
parently, of an imaginary and Impossi
ble filibustering expedition conducted
by an equally imaginary and Impossible
young woman, on behalf of the suffer
ing Cubans. But the absurdity of the
conception does not prevent the narra
tive from being racy and interesting.
Ibsen Is not so thoroughly wedded to
his realistic art that he has not his day
dreams with the rest of us and a han
kering for travel and luxury. To a
young lady who asked him what he
would do if he had a million, he said:
"I should buy an elegant steam yacht,
with electric lights and all modern com
forts, with a crew of 120 and a grand
orchestra. Then I should invite twenty
good friends to travel with me. Wo
should visit many fine regions, but our
principal goal would be the Island of
Ceylon, which must be, from all I have
heard, the most beautiful spot on
In Italy.
Poor young girls In Italy are provided
with a marriage portion from a Gov
ernment fund. The sum annually dis
tributed In this manner amounts to no
less than $25,000. To obtain a dowry
the applicant has to produce witnesses
as to her good character, and she has
also to prove that her sweetheart has
a trade, and that she herself baa no
Unfortunate Patriotism.
Patriotism has Its disadvantages. No
thistles grew in Australia till a Scots
man planted some seed out of love for
his old country. It was a very natural
but foolish deed, as now the thistle has
multiplied into millions, and gives a
great deal of trouble.
Safe with tbe Month Shot.
▲ physician says that so long as the
cyclist can breathe with the mouth
•hut, he Is certainly safe, so far as
heart-strain is concerned.
After the Accident.
"By George! This Is tacky!"
"That you've got out alive?"
"No; that I've got my pocket earner*
with me."—Cleveland Plain Dealer.
The Nary la the Safest and Dent Paid
Work In the Time of War, With
Its Chances for Rrlnes, as Few
Are Killed In Battle.
New York, Sept 6. —A dispatch to the
Herald from Washington says:
At least $17,000,000 in prize money will
be distributed among sailors as a result
of the war with Spain. More than a half
of this award will be in accordance with
that section of the law providing for the
payment of bounty to persons aboard the
vessels that sunk the Spanish fleet.
Although not a penny of prize money
has yet been turned into the treasury
Judge Advocate Lemley and his chief
clerk, Mr. Hanna, are engaged in consid
ering the various claims for prize money
that have been filed by the officers and
men, and in passing upon the various
questions which have arisen.
From the official report of Admiral
Montojo, commanding the Spanish fleet
at Manila, there were 1875 persons aboard
his ships. The bounty amounts to $187,-
600, which congress will be asked to ap
propriate during the coming session. One
twentieth of this sum belongs to Rear
Admiral Dewey, commander-in-chief, a"nd
he will therefore be $9375 richer than he
was before the war.
Sampson's Blur Share.
Rear Admiral Sampson has realized a
snug little fortune as a result of the war.
As commander-in-chief of the North At
lantic fleet he will get one-twentieth of
every prize taken by the North Atlantic
fleet and one-twentieth of the head money
allowed for the vessels destroyed off San
tiago and in Cuban ports. It is estimated
that he will finally receive about $40,0'J0
as his share of prize money.
In determining the amount of head
money due officers and men it will be
necessary for the department to decide
Serene comfort and happiness ill ad*
vanced years are realized by compara
tively few women.
Their nard lives tlielr liability to se
rious troubles on account of their pecu
liar organism and their profound igno
rance concerning themselves, all com
bine to shorten theperiodof usefulness
and fill their iateryears withsuffering.
Mrs Pinkham has done much to make
women strong. She has given advice
to many that has shown them how to
guard against disease and retain vigor
ous health in old age. Fromevery cor
ner of the earth there isconstantly com
ing the most convinclug statements
from women, showing the efficacy of
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com
pound in overcoming female Ills. Here
Is a letter from Mrs. J. C. Orms, of 220
Horner St., Johnstown, Fa , which is
earnest and straight to the point;
• Dear Mbs. Pi.nkham.—l feel It my
duty to tell all suffering women that I
think your remedies are wonderful. I
tad trouble with my head, dizzy spells
and hot Cashes. Feet and hands were
cold, was very nervous, could notsleep
well, tad kidney trouble, pain in
ovaries and congestion of the womb.
Since taking your remedies I am better
every way My head trouble is all
gone, have no pain in ovaries, and am
cured of womb trouble. I can eat and
deep well and am gaining in flesh. I
consider your medicine the best to be
had for female troubles."
The present MVs. Pinkham's experi
ence in treating female ills is unparal
lelled, for years she worked side by
side with Mrs. Lydia E. Pinkham, and
for sometime past has had sole charge
of the correspondence department of
her great business, treating by letter
aa as a hundred thousand .m.g
.women during a single year.
Osteopathy la the science of manipulating
the bones and muscle?. All disease* treated
by Doctors Murray, Dodson & Wilcox. Mrs.
Doctor Murray, Female Specialist. School
opens Nov. 1; for particulars address Doctors
Murray, Dodson A Wilcox, 237, 238, 239, 240,
241 Rookery building, Spokane, Washington.
Private entrance 520 Sprague avenue.
fßisfagp Soott loidiny T^ 1 * 4
▲ Foardlng and Day School for boys.
Military discipline In charge of u. I.
Army q fleer. Primary, preparatory
and academic department*. Manual
Training or Sloyd has recently been In
stalled. Boys of nil a«es received.
Special Instruction in music, modern
languages, stenography. Through col
lege preparation a specialty. The
Christmas term will open September
ISth, IBM. Catalogue on application to
tbe jtfioulpai, J. W. HILL, M, D , P.
0. Praerer IT. Portland. Or.
Coaiaetei by the Jeaalt Fathers.
Clmmmmm open Sept. 7th.
Gives a training that qualifies the student
(or a practical business life, as bookkeeper,
stenographer, teaohftr, or general accountant.
H. C. BLAIR, A. 8., Prln.
Cor. let and Post. SPOKANE, WASH.
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Hsu Biff 41 for unnatural
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Emm Omtiium m Irritations or ulcerations
vn Ml «• stricture. of niacoli imrabrani-n
W* 4 fnrtmit eoui*<ioa. PainW®, and not Mtrin
Jn plain wrapper.
by M»rp«, prepaid, for
tl.ao, or S bottlM. $S.7ft.
■ Circular aant on reqiuwt.
eutlsr's Garbolate of lodine.
»umM «ra r.i COrrb »mi ComumptlM.
AUDnoOU «!■«. W. Bufclo. W. T„
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• - —
whether a vessel destroyed is superior or
inferior to her antagonist. If the latter
the American ship will be entitled to $200
for each person on board the enemy. Of
course this will swell the amount of prize
money due the admiral.
It is estimated that, including the Mer
cedes, sunk at the mouth of the harbor
of Santiago, there were 2402 persons on
board the Spanish fleet destroyed by
Sampson's command, which was superior
to the enemy and the amount of head
money due the fleet will consequently ag
gregu-te $249,200. Besides these ships
Spanish mpn-of-war were sunk at Manza
nillo, Nipe and other points along the
Cuban coast, the destruction of which
each means a prize for the officers and
men participating in the work.
Many Questions to Settle.
Lega 1 officers of the department will
be requested to determine whether mer
chant vessels carrying guns in their hold
like th« Santo Domingo, which was sunk
by the? Eagle, come within the meaning of
the section providing for the payment
of bounties for persons on board. These
question may delay' the adjudication of
amounts due officers and men interested.
The department was notified a few days
ago by Judge Locke of Florida that lie
would turn into the treasury the net
amount resulting from the sale of the
cargo of coal on board the British tramp
steamer Restormel. The notification was
subsequently withdrawn.
The Restormel's case is the furthest ad
vanced of any prizes. Owners of the
great majority of the captured vessels
have taken appeals from the Courts which
have condemned their ships as prizes and
it will be many months before the su
preme court of the United States is able
to pass on them.
Blllfi Start* Home.
Washington, Sept. I.—General Miles
"Ponce.—Twelve thousand troops will
be left in Puerto Rico. Nearly 4,800 in
fantry, cavalry and artillery sail for New
York on the Obdam, Concho, Chester,
Alamo, Mississippi and Manitoba. Tlfe
division is under Major General Wilson,
I sail on the Obdam today."
By local applications, as they can not reacli the
diseased portion of the ear. There Is only one
way to cure deafness, and that Is by constitu
tional remedies. Deafness Is caused by an In
flamed condition of the mucous lining of the
Eustachian Tube. When this tube Is Inflamed
you have a rumbling sound or Imperfect hear
ing, and when It Is entirely closed, Deafness It
the result, and unless the Inflammation can be
taken out, and this tube restored to Its normaf
condition, hearing wilt be destroyed forever;
nine cases out of ten are caused by Catarrh,
which Is nothing but an Inflamed condition of
the mucous surfaces.
We will give One Hundred Dollars for any
case of Deafness (caused by catarrh) that can
not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for
circulars; free.
P. J. CHENET A CO., Toledo, O.
Sold by Druggists, 75c.
Hall'a Family Pills are th« best
A little sugar taken with water, not
too cold, in case food is not obtainable,
will relieve any feeling of exhaustion and
sharp hunger.
day school for girls. Primary, preparatorj
and academic course. Music, German, French,
drawing, painting and elocution taught bj
specialists. For information addreas 2209 Pa
clflc Ave., Spokane, Wash.
The bloodhound, it is clamed, is not a
ferocious animal, but, on the contrary, an
exceedingly benevolent one, ranking in
this respect with the St. Bernard.
PIT# Permanently Cured. No fits or nervousnes
• 110 after first day's use of Dr. Kline's Great
Nervr jiestorer. Send for FiCUK Stf.OO trial
bottle and treatise. DR. R. H. IL'jENE. lid., »30
Arch street, Philadelphia, Pw
The Riesengebirge, or Giant Mount
ains, of Germany, are to be covered with
a network of electric railways.
I believe my prompt use of Piso's Cure
prevented quick consumption.—Mrs. Lu
oy Wallace, Marquette, Kans., Dec. 12, *96
Nearly 1,000,000 pounds' worth of pat
ent medicines are exported from the Unit
cd Kingdom each year.
Try Schilling's Best tea and baking powdei.
Of the 38 sultans who have ruled the
Ottoman empire since the conquest of
Constantinople by the Turks 34 have died
violent deaths.
A Beautiful Present
fa order to further introduce ELASTIC STARCH (FUt Iran Brsad),
**'" m '* U 2. { i r .L n tL.C-.Habtntw Brot.Co,of K.okuk, low.,lun
dsrided to OIVB AWAY a beautiful pretest with each package tl
Marck (old. These presents arc ia Ike farm at
Beautiful Pastol Pictures
Tfcty aw n»i» fachas fa she, and entitled u fallow
. Lilacs and I Wild
Panels*. ■ American
and I ,l|a/»f
Marguerites. IJJJjJJHB IrU.
fa kla at nolo and are now offered for the first time to the public "
The picture* are accurately reproduced in all the colon need fa the afa
taali, and are pronounced by competent critics, works of art.
Pastel pictures sre the correct thing for the home, ■stlilni surpaasiaj
them in beauty, richness of color and artistic merit. "
One of these pictures gM | _ ■ 4% _ ■
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J lottery, Plaster. Hair, Cement, or anything > n
& Vng line, md it will be attended to promptly.
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do you like best
bills or doctor-bills?
Use the wholesome
baking powder — Schil
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Ambushed und Killed.
Tacoma, Sept. o.—The schooner J. M.
Coleman, which arrived on the sound
yesterday from St. Michaels, brings news
that two prospectors were ambushed and
killed while drifting down the Yukon in
a boat. Indians fired on the boat, kill
ing one and wounding the other. The
wounded man escaped and reached a po
lice camp. Police started and found the
Indians enjoying the prospectors' supplies.
They were brought to Dawson, where
one of the Indians made a confession.
Frank W. Coleman says when he left
Dawson there was a stampede to Dewey
and Sampson creeks, from which fine re
ports come. Both are in Americau terri
Conference Districts.
Pullman, Sept. C.—The Columbia River
Conference has adjourned sine die after
the reading of the appointments by the
The conference is divided into four dis
tricts, instead of three," as for the past
two years. This necessitated the ap
pointment of three new presiding elders,
the Rev. Robert Warner of The Dalles
district holding over. Ihe new presiding
elders are as follows: Spokane, Dr. Hen
ry Brown; Moscow (new), the Rev. C.
E. Gibson; Walla Walla, the Rev. M. H.
Labor Day at Cheyenne.
Cheyenne, Wyo., Sept 0. —Never has
such a crowd been seen in Wyoming's
capital as that in attendance at the sec
ond annual Frontier day celebration. The
railroads estimate the number of this
arrivals at 10,000.
A Labor day parade was given this
forenoon in which a large delegation of
Shoshone Indians, cowboys, overland
'stages of a quarter of a century ago and
lloats depicting the life of the early pio
neers were among the features.
Firemen'* Dny at Omalia.
Omaha, Neb., Sept. 6. —The latest and
most improved methods of fire fighting
will be exhibited on a mammoth scale
during the tournament which opened
here today under the auspices of the Na
tional Firemen's Association. More than
50 cities have sent their crack companies,
including horses, apparatus and men, to
compete for the prizes offered.
In South America there is a race of
cats which dues not know how to mew.
£ EsUbllahed 1780.
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C* delicious, nutritious, <3
■ lm£m* nd flesh-forming
O beverage, has our <3
<& fUBk well-known |3
ft a ift Yellow Label <3
ft Jh on the front of every $
f? M Ifi ll package, and our 2
ft 111 I Mibß tra <g
ft Chocolatiere,"onthe v
§ Dorchester, Mas*. g
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*11 PIES,
Also carry a full line of
All Work Promptly and
Siitisfnctorlly i:\rcnlrd.
Ritzvillb, Wash.
Feed and
Sale Stables.
Hnest Turnouts In the City.
Fa rmer'B Trade a Specialty.
Now Open for
... THE ...
ARMSTRONG & MOORE, Proprietors,
North of Court House,
We have the cheapest rigs in the city.
A Strictly First-class Livery,
Feed aud Sale ftible.
Gallery next to Bank Bu.'ldlng.
Ritzville, Washington.
Dr. F. R. Burroughs
' *.
Office: Second Street, between D
*nd E. Ritzvii.le, Wash. '
Physiciun and Surgeon
Office: Ott Building
OoLXJVTion ahd Notary Wore a
Dr. C. E. Hershberger
Office: North aid* ot Main Btreat,
Ritzville, Washington.
O. R. KOLCOMB. W . w . „„
Attorneys at Law
Prftotiee in all Court*. All kind* of
Notary Work don*.

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