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VOL. IX. NO. 2.
The Dawn is a Representative of Largest hay Producing Valley in the great Commonwealth of Washington. One Dollar per Year.
During the . . .
so close at hand, don't
forget to see those
"tSmcy Worsted Suits, in round or straight front. C olors, blue,
black and dark brown, Aye different patterns; are regular
•12.50 Suits.
»12.r>0 Military Cut, fancy all wool Cassimere, guaranteed,
tailored in the best possible manner: you could pay $15 for this
< .suit and then be well satisfied.
The latest colorings in Cassimeres and Worsted Suitings,
perfect fits and latrst cuts at $15. The wholesale price on
these goods was $16.50.
Blue and Brown Beaver Overeorts at $7.. r )0 —Sizes 35 to
42—these don't require a discount price to make move —Other
lines at 99 50, $10.00, $12.50 to *1&G0 in latest styles. These
you Should see
C. L. Collins
Cbe ellensburg Dawn,
A Government of, by and for the People.
fEstate " NEWsgjT)
The Fairhaven cannery lias closed
down for the season.
A large vein of gas has been discov
ered at Port Angeles.
Stens are being taken to establish a
co-operative creamery at Central ia.
W. L. Demon will succeed Mrs. K. M.
Sperry as postmaster at North Yakima.
Aberdeen now has tree mail delivery
every morning, two carriers being em
Armour & Co. will shortly build a
cold storage plant KM) feet square in
Charles Stilhvell was killed in Story
& Co.'s lumber mill at Nooksack a few
days since.
The work in the Tenino stone quar
ry will be resumed soon with a full
force of hands.
The Clark county rural delivery
routes are expected to begin operation
February Ist.
The Olympia Capital has changed its
form from a seven column folio to a
four column quarto.
There were 1598 homestead entries
made at the Walla Walla laud oflioe
during the year 1901.
William Axford, one of the pioneers
of South Bend, died a few days since at
the ripe old age of 80 years.
There were 220 fire alarms In Tacama
during the year 1901; total loss $41,""!);
total insurance paid $30,293.
Tho postal receipts for the quarter
ending Dec. 31, 1!)01 at the Whatcom
postottice amounted to $882.82.
The pannel and folding box company
of Hoquiam recently received an order
for 40 car loads of strawberry boxes.
Geo. H. Baker of Goldendale, is now
being talked of as a candidate for gov
ernor on the republican ticket in li) 04.
There were 3,047 arrests made by the
police in Tacoma during the year 1001
tines $80,365. An increase of 15.1 over
George Woman, postmaster at Way
side, near Spokane, shot and killed his
six year-old daughter and then shot
himself, both dying in a few moments
William Seaton was hung in Seattle,
Friday, for the brutal murder of his
uncle, Dan Richards, December 0, 11)00,
braining him while asleep with an ax.
There were 1140 arrests made by the
police department of Walla Wulla dv-
ring the year 1901 with lines aggrega
ting $2,2",'!, of which one half were
served In jail.
W. F. Adams, a farmer at, Almota.
near Colfax, nicked ripe tomatoes from
his vines January 4th 1908. They are
fresh and nice and were grown out of
doors without any shelter and were the
second crop from the same vines.
The oyster beds at South Bend were
greatly damaged by the high winds of
last week. The sand was washed over
the beds so deep as to smother them
and those not smothered were piled in
ridges by the storm. The loss ia great.
Wright-Blodgett Co., Ltd., of Sagi
naw, Mich., has purchased 5,000 acres
of timber land in Linn county. The
consideration paid was $12.50 to $14 an
acre. The Curtiss Lumber Co. pur
chased 1,000 acres in the same locality.
It is claimed that the deep sea chan
nel of the Pacific ocean has changed
and is 500 miles nearer this coast than
ever beforo and that accounts for our
very mild winter. If this is true, those
in position to know, claim that future
winters will be even less severe and
our climate become eventually almost
A New Ruling of the Post Office Department.
The postal officials at Washiugton,D.C, have just
ruled that a subscription to any publication MUST BE
DISCONTINUED when the time for which it is
Subscribers who are in arrears must pay up to date
and in advance within the next few days or we shall
be forced by this ruling to strike from our books the
names of all who are in arrears.
This matter is entirely beyond our coutrol. The
postal authoriti'".- have us at their mercy for a time, and
we must obey their mandates "or be c xcluded from the
mails, which means to us a very severe loss.
Pay up your arrearage, if behind, and pay in ad
vance and The Dawn will be delivered to you if we
have to employ a carrier.
Seattle is shipping vitrified brick to
The bark Henrietta went aground on
a reef of rocks in the harbor at Astoria,
on December 27.
! There are Aye hundred and fifty-six
prisoners now confined in the Walla
Walla penitentiary.
Aberdeen is up to its neck in a may
oralty contest, that nothing but the
supreme court can settle.
Mrs. Bamum, of Dope/. Island, was9B
1 years old December 2H. She is said to
1 be the oldest woman in the state.
Dnriiig the past, year over .Ii") men
gave up their residence in the peniten
tiary at Walla Walla.
Moran Hros., of Seattle, are success
fully operating an Immense new float
i ing dry dock of their own construction.
Win, P. Baxter, former bookkeeper
for the Seattle Brewing and Malting
I Co., has run away with $400 of tho
linn's money.
Andrew Carnegie has refused to as
sist Spokane in the building of a new
library. Too bad '. Try him again, ho
may repent.
Dr. M. 11. Stapp. of Aberdeen, has
received notice that a patent had been
granted him for an automatic sheet
music turner.
J. J. Hill is one of the principal stock-
holders of the American National bank
at Everett) which was opened for bus
iness this week.
John Corbott. a brother of tho pugil
ist, was found dead in a hotel in Seattle,
ion December 28. Death resulted from
j continued use of morphine.
| T. W, RathbUQ, a trapper, has been
j lost in the mountains near Ml. Adams,
! for over a month, and as yet no trace
of him has been found.
| The big battleship Ohio, which was
I launched in Sua Francisco Ity the lute
President McKinley, is coming to the
Sound to go on the dry dock.
The four masted schooner, Minnie A.
Cain, went ashore at the north end of
Smith's Island and is a total wreck.
No lives were lost. She was owned in
A highwayman held up Ward Emigh
manager of the Walla Walla creamery,
the other night, a short distance out of
town, secured a cheap silver watch and
made his escape.
Because of delay in the completion of
tho steel bridge across the Lewis river
a regular passenger schedule will not
go into effector) the Washington & Ore
gon railway until next April.
Wllraer Mingo, a 14-year-old boy was
smothered to death on Dec. 28, in Seat
tle, by a sand bank caving in on him.
Fie and some other children were dig
ging a little tunnel when the bank fell.
Seattle and Tacoma both complain
of youthful criminals, who roam the
streets at night and do naughty things.
It is from such ranks that our reform
schools and jails are constantly being
The Snohomish county commission
ers have granted a franchise to the
Northwestern Telegraph and Tele
phone Company, giving them permis
sion to run long distance wires through
the county.
J. B. Laundrum has brought suit in
the superior court against the city of
Centralis for the sum of $110 for ser
vices as registration officer during his
term as clerk, covering a period of
about two years and five months.
The people of Aberdeen are agitat
ing the question of building a bridge
across the Chohalia river to connect
Aberdeen "and South Aberdeen, the lat
ter being a manufacturing suburb on
the south side of Chehalis.
To Change the Board.
"W T hile I have nothing one way or
the other to say at present," said Gov,
McUride on Thursday, "concerning the
heads of the different departments, I
am free to admit that a change in tho
political complexion of the board of
control is necessary in order that 1 act
without embarrassmant. While tin
law makes it necessary that the board
bo non-partisan, with at least one dem
ocrat on it, the present political makeup
of two democrats would seriously im
barrass me. The governor of the state
is held responsible by hi - pa ty for the
manner in which he conducts the suite
institutions. To conduct them to my
party's best interests with a board of
tlie present political complexion would
be absurd."
Thousands Sent Into Exile.
Kvery year a large number of poor
sufferers whose lungs are sore and
racked with coughs are urged to go to
another climate. But this is costly ami
not always sure. Don't be an exile
when Dr. King's New Discovery for
Consumption will cure you at hone-.
It's the most Infallible medicine for
Coughs, ( 'olds, and all Throat and Lung
diseases on earth. The first dose brings
relief. Astounding cures result from
persistent use. Trial bottles free at
11. S. Ellwood Price 500 ami 81.00.
Every bottle guaranteed.
Struck Oil.
Whatcom, Jan. 5.—A Ledger cot
respondent visited the oil well of the
Pacific Oil Well* company at Happy
Valley this afternoon and investigated
tho reported oil strike. The drillei
Ec I are headquarters
Fancy Teas and Coffee,
Red Star Compressed Yeast,
Snowflake Flour, Uneda Biscuits.,
Buckwheat Flour, Wisconsin Fancy Cheese,
Spring Creek Creamery Butter
Watch this space next week for
Toothbrush Bargains,
We Jiave
Malt Oats Breakfast Food
Delicious in flavor, most
Easily digested, Prepared
by special process from
the best Barley Malt and
the Choicest Oats.
m. <Bartbokt & Co.
was interviewed and stated: "At 3:30
yesterday afternoon the drill broke
through shale and stuck. It took twei -
ty minutes to free the drill. Tho dri 1
was brought out, the bailer run down
and tlie hole bailed out, largo quanti
ties of oil being brought uj>. We be- •
came convinced we were so close to a
large body of oil that we decided it
would not be safe to drill further until
preparations could be made for taking
care of the oil when it should come."
This afternoon Mr. Spike had the
drill inserted and drilled a few minutes.
The drill was then withdrawn and the
bailor run down. Large quantities of
oil were brought up. Tbe odor of gas
was very pronounced.
The company is so convinced that a
large body of oil is close at hand that
drilling; will be suspended until prepa
rations can be made for taking care of
tho flow.
Tn spite of the stormy weather hun
dreds of people visited the well this
afternoon and witnessed the, opera
tions.- Tacoma Ledger.
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Sleeplessness, Melancholy, Fainting and
Dizzy Spells when thousands have
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now am able to do all my housework.*'
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Appetite, gives perfect health. Only
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