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We have just received the finest line evor brought to this city. We use Hue script type tuul [better work cannot be produced anywhere. See our samples before giving' yonr order elsewhere. R EMOVAL C. L COLLINS, THE clothier M. Bartholet & Co. New Spring and Summer Goods Silks, LaWps, O^apdies find Mercerized Good^ Also a new line of Laces, Embroideries and Trimmings. Shirt waists and Muslin Underwear, Ribbons, Sun Bonnets, Fancy and lain Hosiery, Gents Furnishing*, Shoes, and a complete line ot VOL. X. Patronise Home Indiistry, Stand b.v Your Own Town nnd People. REMOVAL to the s;ilc of the building that I have occupied for some years past — and as the same will be used for other lines of business, I Am Compelled To Move II AVING secured the old Fogarty Room, ' ' on Third Street, recently occupied by M. Bartholett Co., to which place I shall move, 011 or before the 13th of this mouth,and where I shall be pleased to see all my old cus tomers and friends and a host of new ones. REMOVAL Ready In all the new shades. Come and see them. Cbc GlensDurg Dawn. ELLENSBURG, KITTITAS COUNTY, WASHINGTON, THURSDAY, MAY 21. 1903. NO. 21. ARE HERE for Your Inspection All The Latest In A Government of, by and for the People. HISTORICAL SKETCH A BRIEF HISTORY OF KITTITAS Circumstances Which Led l!p to Organization of Kittitas County. PACTS REGARDING EARLY FORMATION W. 11. Peterson, Once County Suj»t. and Auditor Gives Interesting and Reliable Data Good Reading for All. The county board having submitted | the question of building a new court | house, and the voters having voted for [ it with unexpected unanimity, and the building being in course of construc tion, the county officers were all look -1 ing anxiously forward to the time ! when each one could have his own of ■ lice. At this time Hen K. Snipes had con cluded to open a bank in KUcnshurg. I There was no bank in town at that I time and the only vault was the one used by ihe county officers, lie said : that if the county would let him open up his bank without waiting for the completion of the court house he would ! only occupy a part of the bank room ; proper, and allow us the full um' of the back room and as much of the vault as we might need, giving us free access to the vault the same as the bank, and pay all the rents falling due up to the time the offices were removed to the 'court house. Although the arrange-, ment would lie inconvenient, the of | lieers told the county board that to save the county from paying rent the,\ would try and got along and permit ! the bank to use the building as pro posed. As soon as the court house was completed the county officers were re t moved to it. Thus it will be seen that ] for several years the ollices of the county ollicials were on wheels. The board instructed the auditor to secure the required seals for the county oflicers. I wrote to a Portland seal j lil'm that I wanted a seal for the audit or designed as lo tipify tho three lead ing industries of the county Stoek j raising, agriculture and mining. They prepared and sent the impress of sev | oral designs, one of which, with a few changes which I suggested, was satis- I factory. Not wishing to follow the long established precedent of hunting J for a Latin motto, I told Howard C. | Walters, then a resident of of Kllens- • | burg, that I wanted to use one from the Chinook language, but did not un ! derstand it well enough to make the proper selection. He took the matter j under advisement and suggested "Close j Illahee," which 1 had placed in the , seal. -Mr. Walters and I prepared a J design for the probate seal of the I county. Jn this we perpetrated a joke ion Walter A. Hull, now deceased, who j was the first probate judge of tho co.intv. On the neul we had made for his ollii.e we had the head of a bull with glaring eye- an I conspicuous horn- In tonsideralion of his name, and the fact that he w.i- extensively engaged in stock raising, we voted the design a > happy hit. A few days after I had re ceived the seal, Walters brought Mr. Hull in to see it. Stamping the seal on a piece of paper, I handed it to him. After examining it closely for a short time he exclaimed, in the quick jerking words characteristic of him: "Hedad boys that's pretty good. How did you come to think of It?" The act creating this county provid- 1 ed that the auditor of Kittitas county | should make a copy of all the records of all that part of the Yakima records, required to be kept in Kittitas county, ft also provided that the settljinent be tween the counties should be made by the auditors of the same and went on to designate bow it should be made. l:i case they failed to agree they were to call to their assistance the auditor of Klickitat county. for his services j in transcribing the records and making j the settlement the auditor was to re-j ceive two dollars per day. After pay- I in" 4 stage fare back and forth from | O IT 1 Yakima, several times in the dead of; |of winter through lierce snowstorms! I (one of which 1 think my old friend M. I M. Damman lias not yet forgotten) and | paying uiy hotel bills, it may readily j I be inferred that 1 had not much of my | per di i.i left to pay for cocktails and |.m 1 cigars. Fortunately for me, how • I ver, 1 could do without these luxuries, buoyed up with the knowledge that I a was entering upon the discharge of the , onerous duties of an oltico for which I wits to receive the princely salary of three hundred dollars per year. 1 faced the storms and rushed my work. Mr. 8. T. Munson was the auditor of Yakima county at the time of settle ; inent. He will he remembered as a pleasant gentlemanly man, then in the I tii'st 'stages of consumption, which af terwards carried him to the grave. We had no trouble making the settlement I until wo came to thy valuation of the | county property in the counties, nor had we any trouble about the property in Kittitas, as there was none what ever in the county. It devolved upon ■ us to value the courthouse at Yakima ! Ci'-y and the Natchez bridge. At this stage of the game Mr. Munson said he thought we had best write to the aud itor of Klickitat county to come and as sist us in the valuation of the property, as provided in the- act creating Kittitas I county. lie said that while he and I j could doubtless agree upon a fair valu ation, yet he felt that considering the statu of mind of many of the people ol his county, they would be dissatisfied and he supposed I might also be cen sured by the people of Kittitas county. Ho thought it would be best to call in tint third auditor an relieve ourselves of the responsibility. 1 told him 1 was perfectly willing, but disliked to nut my county to the expense of paying one half the expenses. We according ly wrote to (ieooge W. Killson, who was then auditor of Klickitat county to come over and assist us. \\ hen he ! came lie looked over the law carefully \ and said that we would have to value tin' property without regard to what it had cost tlie co'.inty. I<i this version Mr. Munson and I assented. Mr. I ill son valued the court house at several hundred dollars less than it cost. \\ e then went and examined the Natchez bridge and placed a valuation on it. The amount of the valuations was about j.'iUO in excess of the face value of all warrants issued by the county in pay ment of same plus the accrued in. terest on same to date of settlement. [roNTINI'EU NKXT Wi;t:K.] A Socialist Suggestion. A socialist friend asks an expression from every socialist in the county as to the propriety of milking an organiza tion in this county for purpose of get ting in sha|ie for tile coining campaign of l!Ht4. Tin-: Dawn will very gladly give voice to your words anil publish your veiws and ideas. We are trying to make a paper for the people anil the safest government is that in which the voice of the people is heard at ail tinier and on all questions. It does not make any difference tons whether your ideas coincide with ours or not. You are entitled to your view and we have no right to question or dispute such rights or motives in others, neither have you ' the right to questicn ours. f There was a cry in the strei ts. People rushed from tl eir doors onil strainer their eyes on the struggling balloonist :i>4 for life. Even the poor, pant ing sufferer in the sick room was for gotten while the fam ily gazed breathless at this strange t-agedy of the air. Then the}- went back to the sick room to tell of the terrible struggle for life they had just witnessed. It did not occur to them that under their very eyes a more terrible, more pathetic struggle was going on daily. There can be nothing more pitiful than the struggle the consumptive makes against disease. The greatest help in this struggle is gained by the use of I)r. l'ierce's Golden Medical Dis covery. It cures obstinate coughs, weak and bleeding lungs, emaciation, and other aihn uts which if neglected or unskillfulh treated find a fatal termina tion in com unptiou. "In i>ySou- ut my daughter* wa»suffentißon ac« unit of a vt-re conglt. li'v;.c levvi un-iii# of tlcph and "Uilt eyn i t.ul ill-', -t-. m.*.." wiites Rev. J 11. 1-l - penu. a. •>: I Hi ni Springs, Imi' 11 Co., N C. "I prompt 1 L-'- Vi " her I>r. K V l'ierce's Golden Medical I'lio ry with gratifving succ. ss, ami .--lie now eny vs ex'.client health. This being true, I hcreuy heartily endor-e your mediciues." Acccpt no substitute for "Golden Med ical Discovery." There is nothing "ji as good" for diseases of the stomach, blood and lungs. Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets assist tlif *c ion ci the " Discovery." —('all for union made cigars. The Normal Beauty is made by union men and bears the blue label of the i igar Makers' International L'nion of Amer ica. —Have you noticed that < hampie is busy nutting up nice, cosey and com fortable dwellings in a good substan -1 tial and workman like manner Our Line of Calling Cards. We make a specialty of Tine printing and.produce very line calling cards at Seattle prices. If you use cards, come in and look over our stock. We guar antee satisfaction on all work. ALL KINDS OF NEWS FROM CITY AND COUNTRY Gathered up and Put in Shape For Easy and Quick Work of Our Many Readers. IT IS THE KEAOIBLE NEWS YOU MANT Given in Truth and Simplicity Under Small Captions That the Eye Can Catch at a Glance and the Mind Can Solve- The Sunday Ball Game. The fifth game of ball this season be tween Kllensburg anil North Yakima teams was played Sunday. The scoro stood Kllensburg l»i, Yakima it. Earned runs. Kllensburg 8, Yakima Batter ies, Kllensburg, Starkles, Crawford; Yakima, <'linkenheimer, Wllkins The wind and dust were so very disagreea ble. the day being the worst in many years. Notwithstanding this a fairly average crowd attended and cheered the home team in its victory. In the total score Kllensburg has a lead of 8 s •ores, and the end is not yet. In the game .Saturday afternoon with ilie Ifniveisity Kllensburg piled up 13 runs while the visitors failed to score, and only once during the game did the university boys get to third base. • Zig Zag Alley. It is not given to the theatregoers of 'be country at large to see all of the attractive plays of each season and yet i play which comprises the choicest -onj*s and witticisms that could be cu"- leil from all contemporary plays is to be presented here shortly. This is "/.ag /.ag Alley" in which the famous /,ag iV /arrow are the stars and the -Lite announced is Kllensburg Theatre May l!7th. Zeb /arrow have sur rounded themselves with a number of other comedians and a chorus of beau tiful girls as well as some acrobatic s ifcialties and vaudeville turns which make the peiee irrefutable as a bit of light entertainment, "/ig /ag Alley'' can boast ju.-t enough of a piot to keep up a continuity of interest, It is writ ten solely to amuse and from accounts elsewhere it does this most excellently. Rural Telephone. The east side rural telephone com* puny will start the work of construc tion, settiug poles etc., etc., in a few days, 'i'lii.i line will serve about liO homes anil will prove a very profitable investment. The wire is already 011 liand and the poles were loaded at Kaston a few days ago. The Mencley Quartet. The Meneley Quartet concert in Odd fellows' Hall la»t evening drew i crowded house, and so far as could be .rathereil from the expressions heard after il was over, gave excellent satis faction. The sinying' was especially 11,r. and the impersonations by \Y. K. •\iio.\ brought down the house, amply proving the claim that he is a complete show in himself. (>ll the whole, Ihe combination can be reeommonded as excellent high-class entertainers. — -Murshiield, Ore., News. At the M. !•;. church, Saturday May -M, 8 p. m. It Cures Catarrh. The Mai'Knusle treatment for ca tarrli lias probably cured more people of 111;'t trouble in tlie past decado than .ill tlie patent medicines together. |"1 i- is why It is a t rcatment which is undergone daily without inconvenience. li'isa local treatment which allays inllamation in the nasal passage; anil throat, prevents colds and thereby the -vMem a breathing spell an importunity to throw oil' the disease. It is an internal treatment to neu inHi/.e the catarrhal virus which has been absorbed by the blood and elimi nate it from the system, it is a home treatment. It is inexpensive treatment, The cost ligures between two and three cents pel' day. We know that any case of catarrh can be cured by the MacKensie .Method, We know because thousands who have tried it are now well. Have you the disease? Is it severe or is it mild? In either ease, you take chances when vou delay treatment. You must be ware that every case of consumption originates in catarrh And nine out of Ten consumptives were once in ro bust condition as you may be now. if you are at all interested we shall be pleased to have you write for booklet and futher information, 'i O. Uuy Inc. Sole coast Agent. .Seattle W ash.