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;■■ -' _ ■ 4 V / ' ■■ ■ 1 As " was *j?redicted by the Pie-maker i some time' ago, and in . fact all along, \ L Pierce county has endorsed P. C. Sulli- i van for governor. When Mr. Sullivan « ■icceeded in carrying the county. as he ■ted in the last spring contest, there ■as not much doubt that he would do jPrhe same thing when it came to a con r test this time. Inasmuch as Mr. Sulli- < , van and the King county men and also | the Spokane county politicians are I working together, it now looks as ■ though he would go to the state con vention with Pierce, Spokane and King counties solid for him, with many other smaller counties very favorable to him. There is no longer any doubt in the minds of those that can see anything in the political ball but that Charlie Sullivan will be named by the Republi can convention next Wednesday for governor. • The contest for state auditor has also '-■ been practically settled in favor of J. B. Frost, the present incumbent, inas much as he is the personal choice of the men that now have control of the state convention. He has divided hon (state convention. has divided \ s with Gene Wilson, of Kittitas coun , if not completely won it. Mr. •ost's friends will certainly rule the unty convention in his county and ill name delegates favorable to the ;ket just named, and thus make >übly sure of his nomination. The secretary of state is still in mbt. The endorsing of Sullivan from erce for governor may hurt Secretary rice's opportunities for renomination, I notwithstanding the fact that Gov. Mc- Graw is said to personally favor Mr. Price. Secretary Price at the last state convention was nominated without the ' aid of Pierce county, but many people reason that things have greatly chang ed since that time and it will be im possible for him to do that this year. If Thomas W. Gordon continues to urge his claims, he has been promised some strength from King county, but his candidacy is not looked on with any t degree of seriousness, for if Spokane county supports the combine that has . already been mapped out the party will be in duty bound to give the secretary of state to H. W. Tyler, of Spokane; that is, if/Mr. Price is to be thrown down v as" now looks probable. It will be out of the question for p/erce to have three of the most important places on the state ticket, and they have named two of their men/and the in evitable must now staj£ Mr. Price in the face, and oh "TPisrwritten defeat. But if he is thrown. dowa Jim Price will be cared^ for, thought a very prominent man one day this week, providing the ._ . Republic n_ party is successful if this year nationally ' V • Now that Pierce county is to have the governor it is natural to suppose that Ellis Morrison wil lbe named for lieu tenant governor. Mr. Morrison is very modest in his claims for this place, and he declares that he does not want it, if a man can be found whom the party thinks can ring more strength to the ticket than he, which is very considerate. A \ ; r >;'. The Pie-maker may be mistaken, but he thinks the following ticket has. been practically decided upon by the Repub licans for ratification at their state convention next week: Governor, P. C. Sullivan, of Pierce county; lieuten . ant governor, Ellis Morrison, of King county; secretary of state, H. W. Ty ler, of Spokane county; attorney gen eral, A. W. Frater, of Snohomish county; auditor, J. E. Frost, of Kitti tas county; treasurer, not quite de cided yet; commissioner of public lands, W. T. Forest, of Lewis county; school superintendent, C. W. Bean, of Whitman county, and O. C. White for state printer. vOf course the above combination in cludes W. H. Doolittle and Samuel C. Hyde for congress, as neither of these gentlemen will have any opposition unless it be from the ever blooming po litical state flower of North Yakima who is always ready to serve his state in congress. * * Senator Squire may be a true convert to Populism, but no one, not even the Populists themselves, believe that he would even for a moment allow his name to be associated with that of Pop ulists and Democrats, if it was not for the hope of them re-electing him to the United States senate. Not out exactly for office, but everything becomes sub sidiary to office. Ido not belive any Populist or Democrat can or will ever cast a vote for Senator Squire, who sits down and watches for the largest crowd and then jumps up shouting "Don't we apples swim!" If he was earnest and honest in his new-found faith why, in heaven's name, did he not come out in the very outset and de clare himself as did other Republicans of this state? "I would rather vote for a rebel from the hotbeds of Southdom than to vote for a man who makes his entire base of political operations on whether or not there is an office in it for him," were the words of an old pioneer to the Pie-maker. "The country is safe, fusion is a go," was the one continuous cry of the Pop ocrats when they returned from Ellens burg on the "pay train" last Saturday night and painted the town red. The fate of the country no doubt has at times depended on the action of some convention, but if the fate of this state relied for a single moment on the actions of the men or even the men themselves that made up that con glomerated mess of would-be politi cians that jangled in Ellensburg for more than a week then chaos itself will be the consequence. Never in the his- Tory of the country, much less the state, was there such an amount of political gum sucking by men for the sake of an office than was there at Bllensburg, and this seems to have been equally as true of Senator Squire as of any one else. Principle was as completely lost sight of as if it had gone o into space, and the one prevailing thought was either give me an office or my friend one that he will have a place for me, and if this is done we are willing either to fuse or do anything else. It was a feast of crow from start to finish on the part of each of the three parties that participated, and the people, whom they claimed to have represented will no more endorse it than would they endorse open treason and rebel lion. There is an end to all things, and the Ellensburg political fiasco cer tainly reached that point. That you may know the personnel of the state Popocrat ticket it is here with given in full: THE FUSION TICKET. FOR GOVERNOR, JOHN R. ROGERS of Pierce Populist FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, TBURSTON DANIELS, of Clarke Populist FOR SECRETARY OF STATE, W. D .JENKINS, of Whatcom Populist FOR STATE AUDITOR, NEAL CHEETHAM, of Whitman Populist FOR STATE TREASURER, C. W. YOUNG, of Whitman Populist FOR COMMISSIONER OF PUBLIC LANDS, ROBERT BRIDGES, of King Populist FOR JUDOS! SUPREME COURT, JOHN B. RE A \ iS, of Yakima Democrat FOR ATTUKNBY GENERAL, PATRICK HKNRfI WINSTON, of Spo kane .Silver Republican FORSTAT.: PRINTER, GWI'N HICKS, of Th >ion Democrat FOR SUPERINTENDENT PUBLIC IN STRIUCTION, F. J. BROWNE, of Kins Silver Rep FOR CONGRESSMEN, JAMES HAMILTON LEWIS, of King Democrat W. C. JONES, of Spokane Silver Rep FOR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS, N. T. CATON.Lincoln Democrat I. N. MAXWELL, Whatcom Democrat C. E. CLINE, Whatcom Populist D. C. NEWMAN, Spokane Populist Hon. A. W. Frater, who is before the convention for the nomination for attorney general, is one of the best known and most popular lawyers in the- state, and will be nominated no doubt without a dissenting vote, as no one has developed any s-trength for the place as yet. Mr. Frater hails from Snahomish county, and is regarded by all who know him as one of tflie alblest lawyers in the state and- one thstt would fill the high of fice he now seeks at the 'hand of the Re publican convention with credit and hon or. A more consistent and ardent Repub lican cannot be found, and he has always willingly given up his time and means for the good and success of the party, and it is truly hoped that his faithfulness will 'be rewarded on this occasion. The fol lowing article is clipped from the legisla tive manual of 1892 concerning his career While a member of that body: Hon. A. W. Frater was born in Ohio, the land of presidents and statesmen. He studied law under Judge Duncan and was admitted to the bar in 1881. Soon after he removed to Brainard, Minn., and opened a law office. In 1883 he was elected clerk of the district court. In 1886 he left an excellent prac tice and resigned his position to go to Kansas and engage in banking. His health being poor he sold out his bank ing interests and moved westward in search of health, locating in Tacoma in 1888. He was one of the organizers of the Consolidated Shingle Co., and was its secretary till 1889, when he decided to practice law again. After an ex tended an exhaustive research of the Sound country, he concluded Snoho mish was the best place for him, and located there. He was the first editor of the Daily Sun, but afterward resign ed that position and went into partner ship with John B. Ault. This law firm dissolved in August, and Mr. Frater formed a partnership with Mr. J. A. Coleman. At the last Republican con vention Mr. Frater was almost unani mously chosen for representative, and received a large majority of the votes cast. He is chairman of the judiciary committee, is making a splendid record in the legislature, and is one of the rec ognized Republican leaders. * Painstaking, conscientiously and honorably has the office of state land commissioner been conducted since it has been in the hands of W. T. Forrest. His decisions have been fair and im partial, and whenever he has rendered a decision all parties concerned have felt that they have gotten absolute jus tice. During the present year he has heard hundreds of tide land cases, but in not a single instance has the con testants ever intimated, either by word or act, that they believed that the com missioner had bent the law or points of dispute so as to meet one man any more than another. It speaks volumes for any public official that can conduct the aairs of his office in such a manner as to avoid public censure, for the pub lic seems in most instances equally as willing to censure the man trying to do the fair and square thing as the one that is absolutely corrupt in every par ticular, but Mr. Frost has held the of fice now for some time and not a word of censure has ever been breathed against him during all of the time that he has held it. The condition of the state lands in Washington is such that only men well experienced in that line should have the office now filled by Mr. Forrest. He has familiarized himself with every point connected with the state lands, and is now more than prepared to look after the very best interest of the state. Ordinarily, and in every other office in the state, pretty nearly, a change periodically is always very de sirable, and it certainly does no harm, but in the land department it is quite different, and especially at this time, for one never gets through learning about the land and the condition there of, and for this reason Mr. Forrest should be again nominated. For the next four years a general stir is expected in this state, owing to the fact that a large immigration is expected here, and this is another very good reason for renominating Mr. For rest, for he being familiar with the state lands would always be ready to take care of the best interests of the state. Then again the lands for the building of the state capitol are to be .selected and sold at no very distant day, and here, too, is another reason that a man perfectly familiar with every tract of land in the state should be in the land commissioner's office to see that the state never gets the worst of it, and no man can be so familiar with the state lands as the present commis sioner. This business is a profession, pure and simple, and one that is not gotten from text books, but from con stant application and personal con tact. Therefore it behooves the dele i gates to the state convention to not lose sight of the fact that Mr. Forrest is the best versed man for that posi tion that could possibly be found just now, and should receive their votes. | It'is a mistake to think these are all ' the reasons why he should be rcnomi nated, for in conenction with his prac tical knowledp-.e of the office there are but few men in the state that are better liked and with more personal friends than Mr. Forrest. The southwest will come to the state convention solid for his renomination, and that section of the state should have a representation on the state ticket. The Pie-maker predicts that Mr. Forrest will not have any opposition at all for the place of state land commissioner. The state convention will make a great mistake if it does not nominate Hon. J. E. Frost for state auditor. Not that Mr. Frost has any cinch on the party, but that he has been selected and served for some few months his probation and has the experience now to serve the people in a more proficient manner, for some time at least, than a new man. There is no question as to Mr. Frost being a vote getter, using a common expression, or being a help to the ticket, for he was twice elected county auditor in Kittitas county when the balance of the Republicans on the ticket went down before the Populist cyclone that prevailed in that section. In Kittitas county there is no opposi tion at all against Mr. Frost only on the part of jealous politicians who wish to dictate as to how he should run his office, which jealous politicians not only want to dictate to Mr. Frost, but who are loggerheading with the entire Republican party because they can't dictate to it as to who shall be named for this or that office. Since J. E. Frost first settled in Kittitas county he has been closely identified with the labor ing people, and whenever he has ap pealed to them for their suffrage they have always favorably responded and now that he is a candidate for higher and more extensive honors there is every reason to believe that they will not only remain loyal, but rally the stronger to him. In making up the state ticket the convention should not let the petty jealousies of some local boss in Mr. Frost's own county influ ence them in the least, but should name him for the office of state auditor from his moral worth and strength he will bring to the state ticket. Only true and tried men will be able to win out this year. It matters not on what ticket they are, and this is cer tainly true as to the Republican party, and if strong men with the people are the requisites for candidates on the state ticket no man spoken of for state honors is better suplied with such than he. Since Mr. Frost's appointment as state auditor he has made an exception al state officer and has filled the posi tion of trust with honor and ability and credit to those who named him, and it is nothing but right and just that he now be named to fill the office again. An old adage says: "It is dan gerous to swap horses in the middle of the stream." Now, this is a time and a condition very applicable to the old saw. If any man will "be a success in preventing his fellow-citizens in stam peding to the fusion party in Eastern Washington that man is Auditor Frost. This is not speculation, or a mere hy pothesis, but it is so from facts, for in times past he has always been success ful in heading off any Populist stam pede in Kittitas county. There is still another winning feature about Mr. Frost, for he is particularly strong among the mining classes of this state, and if nominated he will make hun dreds of votes for the ticket from that source that would otherwise go off with the fusionists, and in the peresent contest no point so vitally important as this should be overlooked. The Re publican state convention should nomi nate J. E. Frost without a dissenting vote, and there is no question but what it will. The barking and bickering of a few men politically dead themselves should not be considered for a single moment. No man that has ever been elected to an office in the state has filled it with more j-ingular honor ana merit than has Sec retary of State James EL Price fof the past four years, and according to a well established custom of the Republican party it is nothing more than right that he be renominated for the office which he so ably filled. Praise from any source, and especially from newspapers, is wholly un necessary so far as Mr, Price is concern ed, for his record shows for itself. The Republican 'party should never overlook the fact that when a man "has made an efficient official he should 'be given a sec ond term. There are at present four avowed candi dates for the office of secretary of state, and for one to have to select the best one out of that number would be quite a task, but a selection will have to be made, and the Pie-maker being exceedingly frfcndlv with each of the candidates has nothing but kind words for them all and leaves the balance for the convention to do. No man that is now an aspirant for pub lic office is better qualified and more worthy of the office than Hon. H. W. Ty ler, of Spokane. He was oity comptroller of Spokane for two terms, and on leaving that office was elected to the office oi county auditor of Spokane, which posi tion he lias held for two terms, or four years. Notwithstanding the fact that the Populist party captured a number of the most important offices in Spokane county at the last election, Mr. Tyler was not only re-elected, but led any other man that ran for office in that county, showi ng that he was a very popular man at home. "There is no doubt in my mind," said a very prominent man in Spokane not long since, "that if H. W. Tyler is nominated for secretary of state on the Republican ticket he will carry this coun ty by an overwhelming majority, and do much toward bringing things back to a Republican 1 would oe very sorry to see Mr. Price thrown down, but I feel certain it would be for the best interests of the party that he be thrown down and Mr. Tyler named in his place. Not that he is not a most excellent man, but it is simply a party necessity that such a course be pursued. H. W.-T^ler is especi ally strong among the farming classes in this community, and his popularity ex tends to the adjoining counties, and the Republican state convention should place such men on their ticket that can make inroads on the Populist votes right in Populist communities and strongholds. Spokane Republicans do not say that if Mr. Tyler is not nominated the county will go Populist or fusionist, but they do say that they know Tyler will be a great vote getter in Eastern Washington if he is nominated, and that's what is needed." The Pie-maker lieard from the leaders of the colored Republican club in Spokane a few weeks ago that should Mr. Tyler be nominated he would absolutely receive every colored vote in that county and everywhere else in the state, for they would spread the news far and wide that he was one of the fairest, if not the fair est man that ever held an office in that county, and was always the same Tyler after the election as before, treating the colored man the same as the white man, or vice versa. Senator J. A. Kellogg, another very worthy Republican, and one in whom every man, woman and child, regardless of party, has the utmost respect and con lidenee, and would be glad to render him any assistance they could should he be so fortunate as to receive the nominal tion for secretary of state, is announced U a candidate. For years Mr. Kellogg has represented his district in the state sen ate, and 'his colleagues all speak of him in the very highest terms, while his record in the legislature stands out in bold re lief to show for itself what he did for his constituents and the state at large. He, too, comes from Eastern Washington, and is considered a very popular man who would materially strengthen the ticket should he receive the nomination. Coming as he does from Columbia county, one of the grandest farming communities in the West, it is nntural to suppose that he would be aible to get many farmer votes, and, if the Pie-maker has been rightly in formed, this true; and he will be especi ally strong in his county and other coun ties thereabouts, as well as in similar farming communities not even in close proximity to his section of the state. A glance at the flies of the senate will prove to any one that Mr. Kellogg always tried to vote to the best interest of all of 'his constituents in the state, irrespective. He believed that the poor man had the s;ime rights as the rich man, and he be lieved that the corporation had no more rights than the farmer nor the farmer any more than the corporations, and he voted at all times to enact such laws as would treat aM concerned alike. Mr. Kellogg would prove a strong man on the Repub lican state ticket, and the party would never regret having placed him there should they see lit to do so. FOR SALE. Great sacrifice sale of a number of lots in the Abbefeldy Addition to Seattle. Come early as they are so cheap they will go rapidly. B. J. ANGELLE, Room 236 Burke Blk. bet4||r times Continued fn.m first Page. than all oi the balance of the Fifth ward with their thirty delegates. Hang i together is a good motto. Why did the city want a chairman I and a secretary for the county central committee eleettAl outside of the com mittee? That's an unusual thirg, and already dissatisfaction is heard. It looks peculiar, as well as mi^rrustiiig, I to say the least. Van de Vauter had the solid upport of every voting place in the county ex cept the Seventh ward. The Republi can predicts that he will lead his ticket by 500 votes. No man in the county is more popular than Sheriff Van de Van ter, and deservedly so. The personnel of the immortal Sixth precinct of the Fifth ward was: George B. Chapin, Edward C. Sharpe, A. H. Ruelle, W. 11. Whit worth, Eben S. Os borne and Horace R. Caytou. Never did six men work more harmoniously, nor safely land more men. The fight over the superior judge ship proved to be a Kilkenny cat fight that left some pretty sore places. Judge Humes was practically without opposi tion. Arthur E. Griffin proved to be a surpriser, while many a lip involun tarily dropped when Richard Osborn was re-nominated. There were thirteen colored delegates in the convention. Seven from Frank lin, viz: Rev. S. J. Collins, Horace B. Jones, Louis Diggs, Oley Washington, Hiram B. Campbell, Charley Hicks and E. H. Richards; two from Newcastle, George L. Johnson and Samuel Franklin; four from the city, viz: Dr. Samuel Burdett, John Edward Hawkins, M. Dorsey and Hor ace R. Cayton. The- latter four did no ble work and were backed in many in stances by their brethren from the mines. McKINLEY, PROTECT ION, SOUND MONEY Continued from First Page. that needful legislation may be intelli gently enacted. TEMPERANCE. We sympathize with all wise and le gitimate efforts to lessen and prevent the evils of intemperance and promote morality. RIGHTS OF WOMEN. The Republican party is mindful of the rights and interests of women. Protection of American industries in cludes equal opportunities, equal pay for equal work, and tc protection'of the home. We favor the admission of women to wider spheres of usefulness and welcome their co-operation in res cuing the country from Democratic and Populist mismanagement and misrule. Such are the principles and policies of the Republican party. By these principles we will abide and these pol icies we will put into execution. We ask for them the considerate judgment of the American people. Confident alike in the history of our great party and in the justice of our cause, we pre sent our platform and our candidates in the full assurance that the election will bring victory to the Republican party and prosperity to the people of the United States. ICE CREAM MADE BY A NEiW FRO CESSS. I have an Ice Cream Freezer that will freeze cream Instantly. The cream is put into the freezer and comes out instantly, smooth and perfectly frozen. This aston ishes people, and a crowd will gather to see the freezer In operation, and they will all want to try the cream. You can sell cream as fast as it can be made and sell freezers to many of them who would not buy an old-style freezer. It is really a curiosity and you can sell from $5 to $8 worth of cream and six to twelve freezers every day. This makes a good profit these hard times and is a pleasant employment. J. F. Casey & Co.. 1143 St. Charles street. St. Louis. Mo., will send full particulars and information in regard to this new in vention on application and will employ good salesmen on salary. KATIE M. POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR SECRETARY OF STATE. J. H, PRICE ill be a candidate for the office of Secretary of State for the State of Washington, subject to'the decision of the Rcpubliban State Convention. 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Write us. ■ '■■-"- - Want a ' Homestead? * hlldiji BiiTQITIbsTBoDs Well, yes, there is still plenty of government lands in Washington, and • we can locate you on a nice home stead if you so desire. ' / City Property In this we have some more bar gains. Do not rent when you can buy for the same amount of money you can rent for. Any Information About the state furnished without • . cost by calling at the office of or addressing, 1.1. Walker & Co. Room "B" Burke Bldg. SEATTLE WASH.