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OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. President William McKlnley UNITED BTATES SENATORS. Addison G. Foster Tacoma George Turner Spokane REPRESENTATIVES. Wesley L». Jones North Yakima F. W. Cushman Tacoma STATE. Governor John R. Rogers Lieut.-Governor Thurston Daniels Secretary of state Will D. Jenkins State Auditor Neal Cheatham Attorney General P. H. Winston Treasurer C. W. Young Sup't Public Instruction —F. J. Browne Commls'ner Public Lands..Robert Brides State Printer Gwln Hicks Surveyor General Wm. P. Watson U. 8. Marshal Clarence Ids U. S. District Attorney W. R. Gay State Librarian Herbert Bashford Warden State Penitentiary....J. B. Catron Sup't Insane Asylum, Medical Lake Dr. W. Lockhart Sup't Insane Asylum. Stellacom.... Dr. Goddard Fish Commissioner A. C. Little Pilot Commissioners N. C. Kofoed C. F. Smith J. J. Brumbach JUDGES OF THE SUPREME COURT. Chief Justice R. O. Dunbar Associate Judges J. B. Reavls M. A. Fullerton M. J. Gordon Thos. J. Anders JOINT SENATORS. John I. Yeend Walla Walla COMMISSIONER ARID LANDS. O. R. Holcomb Rltsvllle ADAMS COUNTY OFFICERS. Superior Judge Hon. C. H. Neal Representative 14th District Hon. Geo. Sinclair, Sr. Auditor Geo. A. Kennedy County Clerk and Clerk Superior Court E. D. Gllson Treasurer A. W. Shaw BherlfT Horace E. Hill Assessor D. Nellson Surveyor J. J. Koch County Attorney W. W. Zent Coroner H. E. Grit man School Superintendent ~L. C. Van Patten COMMISSIONERS. A. 8. Kelsey, Chairman Hatton W. C. Griffith «■ Griffith G. H. Kanzler Rltsvllle Justice of the Peace F. P. French Postmaster W. K. Kennedy Justice of the Peace W. S. Eastman CITY OFFICERS. Mayor W. R. Peters Clerk E. D. Gllson Marshal Samuel Hutchinson Police Officer and City Eng'r.A. L. Rettig Polloe Judge C. Staser Treasurer H. A. Bier COUNCILMEN. Hans Thomsen, John Bovee, H. E. Grit man, O. R. Holcomb, Wm. Snyder. BOARD OF EDUCATION—Dist. No. 1. Clinton Staser President W. O. Lewis Director O. R. Halxht Director E. D. Gllson District Clerk FACULTY. Prof. C. H. Knapp Principal Miss Mabel Coe Ass't Principal J. C. Staser—lntermediate Department Miss Mary E. Boyer.Primary Department Superior court convenes at Rltsvllle on the first Monday in May and November. Board of county commissioners meets at the court house in Rltzvllle on the first Monday In January, April, July and Oc tober. City council meets first and third Tues days in each month at 8 p. m. PROFESSIONAL. DR. F. R. BURROUGHS. Physician and Surgeon. Office: Second street, between D and E. RITZVILLE, WASH. W. R. CUNNINGHAM, JR., Real Estate, Insurance, Collections. All jbusineM given prompt attention. 0. R. Holcomb. W. W. Zent HOLCOMB * ZENT, «»« Attorneys at Law. Practice in all Court*. All kinds of Notary Work done. RITZVILLE, - - WASHINGTON. DR. JOHN ADAMS. Physician and Surgeon. Office Greene Block. RITZVILLE, - • WASHINGTON. G STASER, Lawyer and .Commissioner. Collections and Notary Work a Specialty. D. H. HARTSON, LAWYER. Ritsville, Washington. WALTER STASER, ABSTRACTER. Work Accurately And Promptly Done. W. W. ZENT, LAWYER. Real Estate and Insurance. Office in the Court House, RiUville, Wn. E. B. OLIPHANT, ' Attorney at Law. Strict attention paid to anybody'* busi neas bat hit own. Orricx: Baily Building over bakery. DeSPAIN * TUTTLE, General Drayiiig and Delivery J ''Orders promptly attended to. Charge* reasonable VYj _ Kit*rill*, Washington. ' " ■ ' - '• V Atoitits (Cnuntti Tornado Wrecked Three Chnrohen. Birmingham, Ala., March 16.—A tor nado near Birmingham yesterday caused much damage to property. Telegraph and telephone wires are in bad shape as a result of ttie storm's havoc and details are diffi cult to obtain. The tornado wrecked a dozen or more dwellings and three church es and unroofed several factories at Avon dale and Woodlawn, suburbs of Birming ham. Plenty of Rain Over California. San Francisco, March 16.—The drouth which was threatening the loss of millions of dollars to the state has been broken by a rain storm which promises to continue for several days. Nearly an ineh has al ready been distributed over the Sacra mento valley. Reports show that both grain and fruit crops are in excellent con dition throughout the big valley. To Be Mnstered On I. Washington, March 16.—Orders were issued today for the muster out of the First Texas at Galveston and the Second Louisiana at Savannah. Both regiments are now at Havana. The Sixth company of the volunteer signal corps at Augusta, Ga., was also mustered out. Ellen Terry's granddaughter, Miss Rosemary Craig, has just made .her debut on the English stage. She appeared in "Olivia" at the Coronet theater, Ellen Terry herself playing the title role. Trickling tears are vain.—Shakespeare. Des Moines has a woman butcher. E. D. GILSON, M ML ■18. Collections and Conveyancing;. Abstracter and Notary Public. 'General Land Agency. Fire Insurance written in the best com panies in the world. Office in Adams County Build ing, ® RITZVILLE, WASHINGTON. Put Your Money in a Home... It's the best savings bank on the earth. The cashier will never run oft with It—lt will never "go out of business." You've got It right under your thumb—no j)ne can take it away from you. There it is—a shelter in the time of storm. You'll have a place to sleep if you don't have any thing to eat—and surely that's better than having no place to sleep and nothing to eat. It Is always something on which you can realize ready money. Lind... Brush Works, ... Lind, Adams Co., Wash. UNCLE SAM ARMSTRONG Manufacturer of all kinda of Fine— Hand Made Hair Brushes... No Imitation or fraud I make Clothes Brushes Hat Brushes, Brushes for Painters and Paper Hangers, Door Mats and Bweeplng Bruches You can trade horse hair for brushes at 10c pound or 6c pound cash. Brushes at regu lar retail prices Take your hair to Smith A Thomson, Rltsvllle, or to the factory at Lind. Prompt attention to mall orders Lind Brush Works, Lind, Adams Co., Wash- The News Job Dept. Ia prepared to turn out anything in the line of fine printing of every description on the shortest possible notice. We Do Printing Tkst Pleases Ywi. W# carry the large* stock of stationery ever brourtt to «<Uw oountr A trial order will convince you. FINE.... x COMMERCIAL PRINTING... A Specialty. PIONEER DRUGSTORE Pure Drugs, School Books, Statioody, Toilet Articles, Perfumery. Special attention given to preeeriptioai. REGRmUUp, RiUvllk, Waihlngton. COLWELL & SUMMERS Successors to J. M. KAUFFMAN. A'l kinds of Transferring, M -lc Delivering, reasonably Care promptly attended to. Movi ings a specialty. Get our ft tee. lb Picilic RAILWAY RUNS Pullman Sleeping Cars, Elegant Dining Cars, Tourist Sleeping Cars. T0... Chicago, Washington, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and all points East and West. Through tickets to Japan and China, via the Tacoma and Northern Pacific Steamship Co. and American line. Through Tickets To St. Paul, Minneapolis, Duluth, Fargo, Grand Forks, Crookston, Winni peg, Helena and Butte. TIME SCHEDULE. No. 1.. Passenger—W bound.. 635 p m No. 2..Passenger—E bound .. 5 06 am No. 57. Local Frg—W bound.. 245 p m No. 68.Local Frg—E bound. .41 00 am For information, time cards, maps and tickets, call on or write L. E. PASKILL, Agent, Ritzville, Wash. Or A. D. CHARLTON, Ass't Gen. Pass. Agt., 225 Morrison St., Portland, Oregon. Mon^Ußicycles Arc recognized the world over as representing: the highest type of excellence in bicycle construction ARE NOW WITHIN REACH OF ALL Monarch Roadsters $50 Defiance Roadsters $35 Kiilg and Quesn Roadsters $25 Wliy look further when machines ol established reputation can be had at these prices Monarch Chainless $75 Rend for Catalogue AtfontH wauto>i in open territory MONARCH OYOLE MFG. 00. Halsted and Fulton Sts., CHICAGO Church and Reado Sts.. NEW YORK Ride a Monarch and Keen in Front W. S. EASTMAN, O. K. Barber Shop, Baths in Connection. Adams County Bank, RITZVILLE, WASHINGTON. " Money Loaned on Real, Personal and Chattel Security. Drafts on all points In the United State. and Europe. im Ritzville Flouring Mills Arc now selling th^ir "CROWN" - "Wh'ieUly" \ | brand* of Flour for $3JO and $3.00 per barrcL | These brands of Flour are Guaranteed to be \ equal to if not better, any other brand of Flour now on the market. J* J 1 > > > Jl > / * *-» r » J 1 speak for thj Our best brands exq own ™ v \ for wheat at 30 p 1 ~ ~r % RITZVILLE, WASHINGTON, MARCH 22, 1899. write as to wall or wella that you wished drill ed. SHERMAN * COCHRAN. Rltsvllle, Wash. B. A. RITCHIE, ♦..Barber, Successor to C. E. Hersbberger. fVLadies' Shampooing • specialty. Model Millinery I Dressmaking Parlors TRiriMED HATS A Specialty. Call and get our prices. Pirst Street, opp. Court House, Rltzvllle. HARRIS BROTHERS, Livery, Feed and Sale ...STABLE... Finest Turnouts in the city. Farmers' Trade a specialty. For First Clas. Painting, Paper Hanging, Whitewashing, Calclmlng Call on S. O. SCHEUERLE. The Ritrirille Painter. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure. Digests what you eat. Itartlflciallydlgesuthefood and aid* Nature In strengthening and recon structing the exfiausted digestive or gans. It la the latest discovered dlgest ant and tonic. No other preparation can approach it in efficiency. It in stantly relieves and permanently cures Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Heartburn, Flatulence, Sour Stomach, Nausea. Sick Headache, Oastralgia,Cramps, and allother results of imperfectdlgntion. Propcrcd by E. C- DeWltt a Co., Chicago. A. H. BELL... Practical Horseshoer, And ...General Blacksmith. All ord.rt and work gl*«n prompt at tention. All ay work guarantied. Location—Formerly the S. A. Oaborn thop. DOINGS THROUGH I WEEK NEWS OF THE WOBLD IN BRIEF An Interesting Collection of Items from the Two Hemispheres Presented In a Condensed Form—Culled from the Tel •lgraph Reports. Red Pipkin, the noted train robber who was captured recently at Moab, Utah, was taken to New Mexico from Winne niucca, Nev., where he was wanted on a charge of holding up a Santa Fe passen gor train. News has been received from Smyrna that 6000 Cretan Mussulman refugees who were in desperate lark of work and food invaded and pillaged the Greek and Turkish quarters of Constantinople, a conflict resulting in which many per sons were killed or wounded. Irving B. Dudley, United State minis ter to Peru, and Richard R. Neill, secre tary of the United States legation, were guests at a banquet given by Messrs. Garland and I*a Rosa, the Peruvian dele gates at the recent Philadelphia congress, to Mr. Schoff, the representative of the Commercial Museum. Hon. Patrick Walsh, ex-United States senator and mayor of Augusta, is dead. Mary Clark, aged 53, was beaten to death and her sister, Annie Clark, aged 45, was fatally beaten last week at Bow ie, Md., a village, by John Berry, a 15- year old negro. The United States transport Thomas has sailed for the United States with the 202 d New York volunteers. An Anglo Egyptian expedition will be undertaken next autumn, to Anally dis pose of the khalifa, Abdullah, and the other Dervish leaders in the Soudan. The smelters and tools at the alleged gold mine at Marvin, Ohio, are in the hands of the sheriff of Carroll county, who levied on them to satisfy a judgment of $500. Mrs. Anna Hays Byers, widow of the late Eben M. Byers, the millionaire manu facturer, has been adjudged a lunatic. A serious conflict between the police and people last week at Havana resulted in much shooting and clubbing. From 30 to 50 people were wounded, some serious ly. Among the injured is Police Captain Estampes formerly a colonel in the Cu ban army. While 300 dancers were enjoying thorn selves in the Wellington opera house, Vancouver, B. C., last week, some one in a candy store below overturned a lsmp and the whole building was destroyed. The crew of the new defender of the America's cup were selected last week by Captain F. P. Weed. Inspector General Breckinridge of the United States army, who will inspect all the military posts in Puerto Rico, review ed the troops at Ponce and has proceeded to the.Yauco district. A new satellite of the planet Saturn has been discovered by Professor Pick ering at the Harvard observatory. At a meeting of the Lake Carriers' as sociation at Cleveland it was decided to advance the wages of (tailors $5 per month for the coming season. A Finnish deputation of 400 persons who recently arrived at St. Petersburg to petition the czar against the Russifl cation decrees has been ordered to return home immediately, the czar refusing to receive its members. A dispatch from Baltimore says that the new revenue cut ter Seminole wan aus piciously launched at the Columbian Jron Works last week. Dr. Futterer, a scientist from Karls ruhe, Germany, has arrived in San Fran cisco from Hong Kong, after an eventful trip through Turkestan, Thibet and northern China. Five Finlanders claim to have discov ered evidences of a Russian boundary in scribed on some old mounds that will place the Klondike country within the United Btates. General Miles has received a dispatch dated Ponce, Puerto Rico, staling that ex-Secretary Sherman is much better. The church of the Sacred Heart was totally destroyed by fire early Sunday morning. The loss is estimated at #26. 000, partially insured. Governor Wells of Utah, for the pres ent at least, has decided not to appoint a United States senator to succeed Sen ator Cannon. Two government parties have arrived on their way to Alaska where they will define the boundary lines between Brit ish Columbia and the Northwest Terri tory. Thomas Moore, a farm hnnd on \V. H. Babcock'a ranch, near Walla Walla, Wash., was found dead in bed last week. The Cuban military assembly meets again this week and It is reported thst if there 1* no quorum, which is proliable, it will dissolve of it* own accord, public opinion having been too (trong. Two explosions occurred at the gov ernment ammunition factory at Bourges, France, in the shell filling shop. Three men were killed and five were injured. The Union Iron Works has just been awarded the contract for two of the larg est freight staamcn ever built in the United States. Thay are for the Hawai ian trade. Janowski resigned the fourth game of chess of the match with Khowalter. Joe Walcott, the colored pugtliat, knocked out Billy Edwards of Australia at the Broadway Athletic Club last week. The American Ship Building Company haa been incorporated with a capital stock of $30,000,000. Judge Clark In the United Stales cir cuit -ourt has filed a decision dismissing a bill of Secretary of War K. A. Alger against the heir* of John F. Anderson. Parliament opened last week with the customary ccremony. The attendance at the opening ceremonie* waa larger than for many years. , The Canadian government officials have •*!*»■' Line steamr tyaka Ob tario, now under charter by the Atlantic Steamship Company, upon the claim that the steamer was landing dry goods be longing to a Denver, Col., woman on which the duty had not l>een paid. General Russell A. Alger was in Mon treal last week. He is the guest of Sir William Van Home, president of the Canadian Pacific railroad. Prince Henry of Prussia has started for Kio Chou bay, where all the war vessel* comprising the two German squadrons in far eastern waters will assemble for the forma] transfer of the commandership from Admiral Von Diedrichs to Prince Henry. Admiral Sampson reported by cable from Puerto Cort**, Honduras, that he has sailed with the flagship New York and the Brooklyn for Caimanera. A deputy sheriff of Columbia, Texas, engaged in an altercation with a man named Seott it hen Scott remarked that if he had a gun he would fight. Ex- Sheriff Reese offered him a revolver and the shooting began. Reese was killed at the first fire. Charles Boehme, a bystand er, was also killed, and a small boy nam ed Williams is badly injured. The trou ble has bt'cn expected for some time. Extensive changes in the relations l>e tween the United States and Japan will be brought about on July 17th, when the new treaty between the two tuitions goes into effect. George Green and "Mysterious Billy" Smith have been matched to box 20 rounds in San Francisco some time next month. News has been received that scurvy is raging among the prospectors on Copper river, Alaska. The decision of Department Command er Harris of Vermont to hold the next state encampment of the G. A. R. in Montreal in June will mark an epoch in the history of the order. News has been received that the trou ble at Lake City, Colo., is at an end. The Italians surrendered as soon as the troops appeared. Governor Rogers of Washington has received word from the war department that the bodies of soldiers who died at Manila will be brought home, but those recently interred may have to be left un til next winter. Captain Norman, reputed to be several times a millionaire, has given $400,000 to the Seventh Day Adventist conference now in session at Battle Creek, Mich. Notice has been issued to the 3,000 em ployees of the I'encoyd Iron Works that an advance in wages will be made on March 17 th. After a careful investigation, Major General Leonard Wood, military govern or of Santiago, is oonvinced that the skeleton found a few days ago in an arm chair on the shore, four miles west of I'M Morro, is the remains of the Spanish ad miral, Villamil. The battleship lowa has been ordered to the Union Iron Works to have new tubes put in her boilers and condensers. Peace and quiet prevails in Hot Springs Ark., although the details of the bloody street riot, in which five well known cit izens were killed, sre eagerly discussed on the streets. The president has appoints! Hugh R. Belknap of Chicago, Ltrandon 1). ftlatigh U*r of Nebraska, and Captain Charlea Xewlnjld of the District of Columbia to be additional paymasters in the army. A floating ialand between one and two acre* in extent and from four to five feet thick, baa gone down the Illinois river. The lcgialature of California adjourned aine die without a United State# aenator to succeed Stephen M. White having been elected. Over 60 veaaela are now fitting out at San Franciaco for the aalrnon canning trade and the ahipping of crewa and en gineers, officers and men will soon be begun. Admiral Kautor, has cabled the secre tary of the navy that he has arranged for a meeting of the three consuls, those of the United Btatea, Great Britain and Ger many, at an early day to discuss Ha moan affairs. The caidf dispatch is dated a week ago. Dr. M. E. Streiby, for 34 years secretary of the American Home Missionary Aaao ciation, is dead. He was for a long time editor of the American Missionary Maga zine. The formantion of a biscuit and crack er combine to control the industry west of the Rocky mountalna. is announced. Jacob M. Woodring, a blacksmith of Mount Vernon, is in jail at Seattle charg ed with running an illicit distillery. i The Karair's La** Waa lever*. Manila, March 19.—The Filipino* in force attacked a company of the Washing ton volunteer* at Taguig last night Two companies of the Waabington and Oregon regiments were sent to the assistance of their comrades, and drove the rebela back in front of the Twenty-second regulars, who also engaged the enemy. Two Amcr ican soldiers were killed and an officer and 13 private* wounded. The enemy's toss was severe. Oba tarter Meat. Cal. Hammer. Manila, March 19. —TTie iaUnd of Oebu ha* been made a aub-district, under lieu tenant Colonel T. R. Ilamm<r of the First Idaho volunteers. The other officers are Captain W. T. Wood, Eighteenth regu lars, collector of custom*, end Lieutenant 'ihoinaa F. Schley of the Twenty-third, port captain. Knaigu Everhart haa been relieved n* port captain of Iloilo by Lieuienant Wil liam B. Hanna of the Montana volunteer*. la Charefal of Hl* Mea. Ban Francisco, March 19.—Paymaster Bellows of the Baltimore, who has Just arrived here from Manila, aays that when he left the Philips *«a Admiral Dewey appeared to be in excellent health. He says the admiral exerciae* the moat scrup ulous ears regarding the phyaical condi tio* of his officer* and men. At a wadding, the rot glaaa, more than tha bridegroom, make* other girls want •« «*t marrtad. FILIPINOS KEEP HI AGUINALDO IS VEEY FIBH. Think Thej Can Kt>«p up the Fight fur Years—We Need More Troops iu Manila — Aguinsldo's Fierce Policy — List of Dead aud Wounded. Hong Kong, March 20. —An army hat seldom operated under harder condition* t hull have been etK-ountered by the Amer icaua. The natui-e of the country is such that the ctniuy can im>« Ikj u. ( n a lu.iulieU feet distant. During i.ie charge* the Americana are iguoraut an to whether they are attacking a hundred or thousand* of rebel*. A prisoner captured by the American* any* the leaders boast they can iieep up the war for years, depending upon the American forces being weakened daily by übout 20 men killed, wounded or inval ided. dome high official* think 10,000 rein forcemenU are needed as tie troop* no.v on the islands are hardly more than enough required to maintain me line around Manila and police the city. Avnlnaldo's Fierce Policy. Manila, March 20, 8:20 a. lit. —Jt i* reported on hitherto reliable authority that Aguinaldo Is taking extreme meas ure* to auppreas signs calculated to cause a cessation of hoetilitiea. Twelve adhei enU of the plan of independence, resident* of Manila, have been condemned to death because they wrote advising sur.eud* r an.l all loyal Filipinos have been called upon to perform the national service of dis patching them. On Friday last General La (tarda vinit ed La hordes for the purpose of advising Aguinaldo to quit. He argued wi'.h Uic insurgent leader and attempted to con vince him of the folly of hit* persistence in the face of overwhelming odds. Ag uinaldo was furious at the advk-e and or* dered General La Garda to be executed immediately. The unfortunate geiu-rai was promptly decapitated. A Cool Waihlßftoß Oompaay. Among the incidental of yesterday's lighting was the coolness exhibited by % company of tire Washington volunteers who crossed the river in a naive canoe under a heavy fire, 15 being taken acro<i on each trip of the small bout, to attack the enemy's trenches. The inability of the eoumnmsary train to keep up with the advaivoe led to oonsid erable sutiering, and many of the men were completely exhausted when they were recalled, and, falling from the ranks, were strung along for a distance of almost six miles; numbers returning to camp in artillery ambulances, which were Always close up to the lines. The work of the ainbulauces was especially worthy of mention. Yesterday's casualties were as follows: Washington volunteers —Privates Ness and Bartlett and Corporal Witers, Own pany \), and Corporal Dricklin, Company K. Oregon Volunteers- Private Broun, (V>inpany M. Minnesota Volunteers Private Brice, Company G. All the above named are more ot lets seriously wounded. I>l<hl In lliHipilala. Washington, March 20. —The following has reached thenar department: Manila, March 20.—Adjutant General: The following deaths have occurred s.nce the last wi-ekly report: March 14 —George (toiith, H, First Ne» brasks, typhoid; John Spierings, 11, Bec ond Oregon, dysentery; Corporal John Kennedy, A, Utah artillery, dysentery. Troops leaf to MexleaJi Border. Washington, March 21.—Governor fryer of Texas requested the government to or der United States troop# to assist the local authoritiee in preserving peace at I>aredo, saying very serious riot* were pending. General Corbin ordered Captain Avert at Fort Mclntoeh to at once pro ceed to taredo and baa received the fol lowing reply: liAredo, March 19.—Adjutant General: Have informed the mayor of Laredo of your instruction*. Greet bitterness on the part of the Mexicans of the other aide of the river on aooount of an attempt to isolate smallpox cases. The Mexicana flrod on the civil officers today. One of the latter ia hurt. Quiet at preeent. 1 In-licve the aituation will be in my con trol A\ U.H&. A Una Dml. Spokane, Wash., March 20. —A deal ha* been closed and deed* are l>cing tiled for the transfer of 8000 acres of tiin)>er land north of tliia city, the purchasers being the Buckeye Lumber Company and the tellers the Northern Pacific Kailway Com pany and ranchera raiding in that scction. Thi* i» the large* purchaa* of timber land ever made by a mill company in oa*tern Wa*hinglon or northern Idaho. Approximately (25,000 waa involved is the purchase. PITC Children Hnrarrt. Hutchinson, Kan*., March 11.—Th* I home of John Moore waa burned to tha ground yesterdHy and five children rang ing in age from three to 12 year* lost their lives. Bar Iroa Tra*«. Monies, Ind., March 21.—A 116,000,000 trout of the bar iron manufacturers of the oountry will soon be completed. People are going in crowds to th* church of the Sacre Coeur, in Paris, to ace a statue of St. Genevieve, by Bogino, on the pediatal of which, in baa-relief, la a demon tempting the saint, whose fea tures sre those of Henri Rocbefort, th* journalist, who is one of the most pro nounced opponents of all cleric«li*m. It aeeins th* likenes*, which is too perf*ct not to be intentional, haa juat bean dis covered. OneHfteeuth of tha inhabitant! at Spate ar» noble*. NO. 8.