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CHLSON & THOMSEN, Publishers and Proprietors. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. President ..William McKlntey UNITED STATES BENATORS. Addison G. Foster Tacoma Qeorgre 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 V. S. Marshal Clarence Ide U. B. District Attorney W. R. Gay State Librarian Herbert Bashford Warden State Penitentiary.. ..J. B. Catron Bup't Insane Asylum, Medical Lake Dr. W. Lockhart Bup't Insane Asylum, Stellacom — Dr. Goddard Fish Commissioner A. C. Llttlo 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. Reavis 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. GUson Treasurer A. W. Shaw Sheriff Horace E. Hill Assessor D. Nellßon Surveyor J. J. Koch County Attorney W. W. Zent Coroner H. E. Grltman School Superintendent ..L. C. Van Patten COMMISSIONERS. A. 8. Kelsey, Chairman Hatton W. C. Griffith Griffith G. H. Kansler 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. GUson Marshal Samuel Hutchinson Police Officer and City Eng'r.A. L. Rettlg 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. Halght c. 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 Rltsvllle 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. Ritzville Opera House Seating: Capacity, 700. Easy and Comfortable Opera Chairs. Population nf Ritzville, i.ooo. Address all communications to Manager Ritzville Opera House, RITZVILLE, WASH. PROFESSIONAL. DR. F. R. BURROUGHS. Physician and Surgeon. Office: Second street, between D and E. RITZVILLE, WASH. O. R. HOLCOMB, Attorney at Law. Practice in all the courts. All kinos of Notary Work done. RITZVILLE, • - WASHINGTON. DR. JOHN ADAMS Physician and Surgeon. Office Qreene Block. RITZVILLE, . . WASHINGTON. CLINTON STASER, Lawyer and Commissioner. Collection! and Bankruptcy Mattel* a specialty. Ritxville. Washington. D. H. HARTSON, LAWYER. RitzviUe, Washington. W. W. ZENT, LAWYER. Real Estate and Insurance. Office io the Court House. Bitxville, Tn. — ✓ — : '■ j» i. E. B. OLIPHANT, Attorney at Law. Strict attention paid to anybody's busi ness but bia own. OrtiCK: Baily Building over bakery. DeSPAIN * TUTTLE, General Draying and Delivery Order* promptly attended to. Charge* naaonabl*. Kitivill*, Washington Admiral Sampson has written for the April Century an illustrated arti | cle fully describing the work of "The Atlantic Fleet in the Spanish War," and drawing its lessons. In a foot note the Admiral tells this good story: "As we passed the Teresa and Oquen do, a Spanish sailor was seen strug gling in the water on the seaward side of the New York. In response to his calls for help, one of the crew seized the chaplain's reading-desk, which was stowed on the main deck in the pas sage between the two cabins and which had a cross showing on It. As he did so, he cried out grimly, 'Cling to the cross and you'll be saved!' The Span iard followed instructions, and w<u saved." Keeping the mouth shut 1b one way to keep the heart pure. E. D. GILSON, il [fi lm!. 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 Bank Build ing, RITZVILLE, WASHINGTON. Put Your Money in a Home... It's the best savings bunk on the earth. The cashier will never run off with It—lt will never "go out of business." You've got It right under your thumb—no one 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 realise ready money. Lind... Brush Works, ... Lind, Adams Co., Wash. UNCLE SAM ARMSTRONG Manufacturer of all kinds of Fine m Hand Made Hair Brushes... No imitation or fraud I make Clothes Brushes Hat Brushes, Brushes for Psinters and Paper Hangers, Door Mats and Sweeping Bruches. You can trade horse hair for brushes at 10c pound or 6c pound cash. Brushes at regu lar retail pri< es Take your hair to Bniith dk Thomson, RitzviUe, or to the factory at Lind. Prompt attention to mail orders Lind Brush Works, Lind, Adams Co., Wash- The News Job Dept. Is prepared to turn out anything in the line of fine printing of every description on the shortest possible notice. * We Do Printing That Pleases You. We carry the largest stock of stationery ever brought to Adams county. A trial order will convince you. FINE.... COMMERCIAL PRINTING... A Specialty. PIONEEE DRUGSTORE; Pure Drugs, School Books, Statiooery.i Toilet Articles, Special attention given to preecriptfOM, H. E.GRTTMAN, Ritzville, Washington., COLWELL & SUMMERS, Successors to M "• J. M. KAUFFMAN. / All kinds of Transferring, Moving and Delivering, reasonably Carefully and promptly attended to. Moving "build ings a specialty. Get oar pru<Je«. W. R. CUNNINGHAM, Real Estate* Insurance, 1 ' H •Collect!- P ! All business given , qt attention. T W. S. EAS" MAJ*, O.K. Bart' (I^iop f Baths in Co Mo hie 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 ticket! to Japan and China, via the Tacoma and Northern Pacific Steamship Co. and American line. Through Tickets To St. Paul, Minneapolis, Duluth, Fargo, drand Forks, Crookston, Winni peg, Helena and Butte. time: schedule. No. 1.. Passenger—W hound.. 825 a m No. 3.. Passenger—W bound ..11 26 p m No. 2.. Passenger—E bound.. 605 a m No. 4. .Passenger—E bound. 917 pm No. 67.L0cal Frg—W bound.. 120 pm No. 88.Local Frg—E bound.. .12 30 pm For information, time cards, maps and tickets, call on or write L. E. PASKILL, Agent, Ritzville, Wash. Or A. D. CHARLTON, Ass't Oen. Pass. Agt., 225 Morrison St., Portland, Oregon. Monarch Bieyelas; Arc recognized the world over < as representing the highest type-of excellence in bicycle construction ARE HOW WITHIN REACH OF ALL : Monarch Roadsters $50 : Defiance Roadsters $35 : ■ 1 < King and Queen Roadsters $25 j Why look further when machines J ol established reputation cau 1m < bad at these prices 5 Monarch Chainless $75 < Kontl for Catalofftin 4 Agonti wanted in open territory < MONARCH OTOLE MFG. 00. 1 Knitted and Fulton ftts.. CHICAGO < Church nnd Rude Btv. NEW YORK < 4 Ride a Monarch and Keep la Front : Harris Bros., | # Livery, Feed and Sale ..Stables.* Finest Turnouts the city. Farmers' trade a specialty Adams County Bank, ••••—■»•««- RITZVILLE, WASHINGTON. Money Loaned on Real, Personal and Chattel Security. Drafts oa all potato la the United Statu and Europe. ■ Ritzville Flouring Mills Arc now selling their "CROWN"- "White Lily" brands of Flour for $3.20 tad $3.00 per taid. These brands of Flour are Guaranteed to be equal to if not better, than any other brand M Flour now on the market. >>•>>> y ML re-In.. $3.75 and All horseY Our flour exchaf vege ' " U " d Jt K- J BITZVILLE, WASHINGTON, MARCH 29, 1899. a A RITCHIE, ♦ ♦♦ Barber, Successor to C. E. Hershberger. DoTLadles' Shampooing a specialty. Model Millinery & Dressmaking Parlors TRinMHD HATS A Specialty. Call and get our prices. Pint Street, op?. Court Homc, Ritivllle. For First Class Painting, Caper Hanging, Whitewashing, Calciming Call on ~ S. QiSCHEUERLE. The Ritzville Painter. One price to sll. Term# reasonable Wire or write »■ to well or welle that you wished drill ed. SHERMAN a COCHRAN, Ritivllle. Waah. Kodol Dyspepsia, Cure. Digests what you eat. Itartiaclall7dtge6tat.be food and aid* Nature in strengthening and recon structing the exhausted digestive or gans. It Is the latestdlscovered dlgest ant and tonic. No other preparation can approach It in efficiency. It in stantly relieves and permanently cures Dyspepsia, Indigestion, Heartburn, rbtalenoe, Bour Stomach, Nausea. B!ckHeadache,Gastralgia,Cranipe,and all other results of Imperfect digestion. Prop< ltd by C. C DsWUACa. Cbicago. A. H. BELL. Practical Horseshoer, Ahd h— ...General Blacksmith. Ail orders and work given prompt at tention. All my work guaranteed. Location—Formerly the 8 A. Oaborn •hop. ITEMS FROM ALL AROUND TERSE TICKS FROM THE WIRE. % Complete Review of the Events for the Past Week la This and Foreign Lands —Summarised From the Latest Dispatches. At McKeesport, Pa., last week Fred erick T. Clark shot and fatally wound ed his wife at the home of his mother ln-law, Mrs. Richard Moyle, and then killed himself. The influenza is raging In Berlin and the death rate is heavy. The actual work of taking subscrip tions for stock In the world's fair cor poration has begun. A petition to Queen Victoria signed by 21,000 British subjects in the Trans vaal has been handed to the British agent at Pretoria praying her majesty to secure reform of the abuses from which the Ultlanders are suffering and claiming their position is intolerable. With a superiority in cleverness, quickness and ring generalship which was apparent from the first round, Kid McCoy was very properly awarded the decision over Jc j Choynskl at the end of a 20-round contest before the Na tional Atheltlc Club in Mechanics pa vilion in San Francisco last week. Paris is suffering from the scourge of Influenza. The deaths during the last seven days have been 238 above the average. General Greeley has received cable dispatches from Cuba announcing that the military telegraph lines have eben completed between Sanctl Splrltus and Ciege D'Avila in the centre of the is land and between Holguin and Vic toria de I .as Tunas, department of San tiago. Jules Cambon, French ambassador to the United Btates, will soon be ap pointed ambassador to Italy, to suc ceed M. Nlscard, who is about to re sign. Chris Bosser. a carpenter, shot and killed his mother ln-law, Mrs. Brehm, and then fatally wounded his wife last week, at Appleton, Wisconsin. Montezuma University, at Besse mer, Alabama, was destroyed by Ore IRRt week. The organization of the American School Furniture Company, capital ■took $1,600,000, has been completed. The little town of Liberty, in De Kalb county, Tenn., la almost wiped oft the map. A furious tornado swept over It. Tom Broderlck, of Yonkera, knock ed out Mike Farrager, of Youugstown, Ohio, last week. The newspapers of Bt. Petersburg publish pitiable accounts of the condi tion of the so-called famine districts of Russia, especially Samaria, In the eastern part of European Russia. Michael Munkascy, the famous Hun garian painter who has been secluded In n hospital for the insane at Bonn for more than two years, Is dying. Colonel M. J. Payne, ex-mayor of Kansas City, has Sled a petition in vol untary bankruptcy In the federal court there. John Butter, said to have l>een the oldest bachelor In the United States, Is dead at Huntington, L. 1., in bis 101 st year. Archbishop Hennessey Is seriously 111 at the archeplscopate residence at Dubuque, lowa. Joe Qoddard, the famouH Australian pugilist, better known lu flmlc circles as the "Barrier champion," ha* decid ed to retire from the ring. When the will of Rhv. Edmund Dru ry Coper, rector of the church of the Redeemer at Anton a. L. 1., was Hied for probate, It waa found that It be queathed the built of the estate of $28,- 000 to hla wife who died several year* ago. The will would have been Inop erative but that It bequeathed his li brary to the University of the South at Suwanee, Tenn. Marquis Salvago Raggl. who suc ceeds Signor Martlno as Italian minis ter to China, la expected to reach Pekln about the end of next month. He will •pen negotiations with the Tsuiig Li Tamen concerning Italy's request for a concession at San Mun bay. John Gilbert, who slew hla wife and four children with a hatchet on Feb ruary 28th last on his farm near Indus try, Kan., pleaded guilty when put up •n trial at Clay Centre, Kan., and waa sentenced to death. The Qerman battleship Oldenburg broke her anchor and went aground near Kiel during a heavy snowstorm. It la reported that a Mohammedan rebellion has broken out In the prov ince of Kan-Bu, the most northwestern province of China. The popular actress Lola Banzolla, exclaiming " 'Tls love that kills," shot herself with a revolver on the stage In full sight of the audience during a per formance at Ctlll, Styria, and was re moved In a dying condition. The Danish government will ask parliament to vote a credit to send the cruiser Fyon to China In connection with Denmark's movements there. John Webb and Will Toney, two ne gro boys 18 years old, were killed and two of the conrades seriously wounded last week at Edgefield, 8. C., by four white employes of the Edgefleld cotton factory. Mr. Davltt, nationalist member of parliament for South Mayo, was ston ed and several of his supporters were badly Injured at a political meeting in Charleyvllle, county Cork, last week. Flint glass bottle manufacturers of the United State*, acting In concert, have withdrawn all price quotations preparatory to putting Into effect the! new and advanced price list which Is to be decided upon by the trust. Louis Molls, an Italian laborer, la ■*••41 from Injuries received la th* *x- ■ plosion on Washington street, Seattle, making the third victim. Arrangements are being made for a reuulon to be held at Guthrie, O. T., in June next, of the Rougn Riders who fought in the battles around Santiago. The Buffalo has sailed from Manila for New York. She comes by way of the Suez canal. The Roumania has sailed from San tiago with the remains of 554 soldiers who were killed or who died In Cuba, and 120 from Puerto Rico. The United States auxiliary crulssr Badger has arrived in Valpariso, hav ing on board the exhumed remains of Rear Admiral James H. Shotts, U. S. N., who died at Port Stanley, Falkland islands, In 1882. St. Louis is to have a new bond and stock brokerage company which will be one of the largest In the country and Its advent on the street will be a sur prise to most of the brokers. Practically without cessation It has been raining throughout the northern part of California for the last week. The Insurgent forces under General Ramon Querrera, formerly Venezuelan minister of war and marine, who last month started a revolution hgainst President lgnacio Andrade in the new Btate of Guarlco, have been severely defeated by the government troops un der General Fernandez, near Macaparo. The subsistence bureau of the war department says that the supplies sent from the United States, -including all kinds of vegetables, arrived nt Manila in good condition. The transport City of Pucbla has sailed for Manila with 600 raer < the Ninth regiment of infantry. Joseph Albert Minott, secretary treasurer and one of the founders of the Goodyear Rubber compnny, is dead. The secretary has issued an order for the free admission of binding twine to the United States from Canada. Hon. Francis Harrison Pierpont, the flrst governor of West Virginia, Is dead. A dispatch from Klmberly in Griqua land, West South Africa, reports the death of the famous missionary, Rev. John Mackenzie. Governor Roosevelt stated that ho would If possible attend the proposed reunion of the rough riders, to be held in the west June 24. The United Statets supply ship Re lief, which left New York oil March 3 ou her way to Manila, has arrived at Perim. Eddie McDuffle, the well known mid dle distance professional rider, has been reinstated by tho L. A. W. racing board, having paid his fine. The transport Zeaiandia, It Is now definitely announced, will sail with tho balance of the Ninth regiment this week. Mall advices from New South Wales say that the drouth that is now pre vailing in that colony Is the worst ever experienced. Settlers and stock men are appealing to the government for aid. The order to compute the time and make up the payrolls of the men who worked overtime during the Spanish war has been received at Mare Island. The flfty-glxtb annual boat race be tween crews representing the univer sities of Oxford and Cambridge was rowed today over the usual course, from Putney to Mortlake, a distance of about four and a quarter miles, and was won by Cambridge for the first time In 10 years. Two highwaymen made an unsucces ful attempt to hold up the Angel's Camp stage near Altavllle, Calaveras county, California. Director Merlam of the census bu reau has madft the following appoint ments: William C. Hunt of MassachtiMtt*, chief statistician In charge of popula tion statlnt.lra; I* Grande Power# of Minnesota, chief statistician In charge of agricultural statistics. A contract ban been entered Into be tween Qodbe of California and Japan under which 50,000 tona of Iron are to be delivered to Japan as Boon as pos alble. Attorney General Griggs has decided against the landing of another cable in Cuba, the Postal Telegraph com pany having asked that right. Fifteen hundred employes of the clothing manufacturers of Philadel phia have struck for increased wages, abolition of sub-contractors and an agreement that the wages will not be reduced. General Otis cables the transport Grant has left Manila for Nagasaki and Ban Francisco. Ex-Governor Fletcher of Missouri Is dead. Addison E. Harris, the new United States ambassador to Austria-Hungary, has arrived in Vienna. Citizens of the United States resid ing In Chee Foo, China, have made an earnest appeal, through Consul Fowler at Chee Foo to the charitable In Amer ica and elsewhere on behalf of the suf ferers from the appalling Yellow river floods of this year. Captain James McQueen Forsyth, who has been recovering In the na val hospital at Philadelphia from a se vere illness, has received word from Washington of his appointment to command the cruiser Baltimore, now In the Philippines. The state department is advised that Francis C. Randolph, an American cit sen, has been found guilty of "delib erate homicide" at Bogota. Colombia. Charles McCoy and Carl Connor, each about IT years old, were boxing In Center, Indiana, when Connor gavo McCoy a fearful blow over the heart, I causing a hemorrhage. The blood ' poured Into the abdomen tn a stream. 1 Death was almost Instantaneous. Harry B. Morehold, prominent In Cincinnati for year* as a broker and a promotor, and formerly president of the Commercial Oaiette company, la dead. NO. NEGRO id IN IB LYNCHINOS BY WHOLES. M»ny Are Kelng Killed on the B« I.lue~A Race W»r Fritrrd White Ihe Aggrrviivo—Nfgro* Are Ar Thenmelvu* for Protection. Te.varkaiia, March —Details o wholesale lynchings repot ted to ha\ eurred in Utile Kiver county, Arkj art' alow in coming in. Tlwee more dead negroes have found in the lied Kiver bottoms Kocky Lornlurt, Ark. Two of then. King and Mooes Jones, were uaugc. | aiiot. to death. The third bony , stripped entirely naked when found. I A justice ot the j>eace held an iu over these bodies touuy, and a venlic ' tendered by the jury the "came to their deaths from n. causes, or w ere frozen to death." verdict is regarded as a giu<s> me jok There is Home doubt as to where lynching!* occuired, it being near the line, and was either in Lutie Kiver ty, Arkausas, or in Howie county, r J J he inquest was held by a Texas j of the peace. Joe King was one of the negroe* was whipped by a crowd of whites nesday near Comfort. Just after lynching of Duckett, a constable w< King and told him Dui-kett had lyncned for the assassination of a f. at Mockton. King replied he kne about the Stockton killing, and sai farmer ought to have been killed s< and also intimated that others won killed before the matter was settle* crowd of indignant whites soon hat iu charge and took him to the v where he was thoroughly whipped ai leased. It is not known wnere c v\ hom he afterwards was strung uf he no doubt fell into the hands of c the lynchiug parties that were org* after the plots of the negroes to si race war were unearthed. Many sensational reports are reu here today from the scene, of dit anco, but very little authentic inf rh is gathered. One report states the \ are still out in organized poshes hu the leaders of the negro revolutionary with the avowed intention of stri ihein up wherever found. Another i stales the negroes are recovering their (jaiiicky terror, and are securing and threateu vengeance on the whiu thin proves true, serious trouble uii suit. A colored man who arrived here from \V iuston say* all the negroes i neighborhood of Kocky t ouifort and moud have left home and are afraid turn. MONTANA. Martin Peel, who murdered Wl Ennia at Virginia City, bus been tenced to be hanged May 6th. I). L. Ambrose, a boy about 17 old, was bound over to the dl: court by Jußtlco Hayes, at Mist on the charge of shouting deer. John Henry, one of the oldost dents of Carbon county, having si within Its borders In 188G, when 1 a part of Gallatin county, Is dead, 84 years. John Epperson, a Montana J< and part owner of the horses T kana and Bessie l.ee, wub stabb death last week In San Franclsi James Gllligan, a horse rubber. Mrs. Cburles Kusch died at her in Havre the other day. Bbe wa. of the oldest residents of Havre was loved by all in the comim She leaves a husband and three dren to mourn her death. Billings, Mont., Is to have a HI building. It will be named Pai Ullllngs Memorial library, after I lee Ullllngs, who formerly lived t and died In Chicago In 1887. building will be the gift of Mr*, erlck Billings and Frederick 81l Jr., und will cost $10,000. Henry Brett, or Herbert W. Bo Helena's ex-clty clerk who was se the penitentiary In March, 1896, f years for forging city warrants been pardoned. A brother of Bi living in England, has sent hin necessary funds to pay his passa Australia, and he will leave for at once, where he bas a position ing for him. George S. Geddes, who was coi «d and sentenced to a term of 9S) . for complicity in the murder of nle Brown near Miles City about yeara ago, Is again at liberty. A i time ago the supreme court found the trial court bad orred, and ori a new trial. The case has beet missed by the trial court and 0< ordered liberated. The supreme < also ordered a new trial In the ca Thomas Welch, who is under sen for complicity In the crime. A Purloin* Klalit In Paris. London, March 20.—The paris c pondent of the Observer telegraphs s furious light occurred on the boul St. Michael between parties of Di and anti-Dreyfus students. Several sons Here injured and two cafes wrecked. Moran llrothers Wax Pay. Seattle, March 26.—Moran Brothe day brought ault against the North . ican Transportation & Trading 00. cover the aum of $37,642, the balanc on the construction of the Yukon steamers. MestllM the RoSf, New York, March 26.— R. O. 110 called at the morgue again and afb "Ilectin# body "No. 3'' declared it we body of Mi«s Dora Hoffman, his sist< The gibes of the Infidel are aa pi aa the wooden-legged man'* scor •bow.