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The Cities of Olympia and Tumwater, and
ThurstorLCounty.
VOLUME 1:. NO. :74 >
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I I Ophthalmic tollege.
I will examine scientifically and accurately by the most approved methods known to
modern science, all errors of Refraction, Hypermetropia, Myopia, Astigmatism, As
thenupm and Presbyopia, all who desire to have their eyes tested. Remember if you
need glasses, I guarantee to you a perfect and satisfactory llt. An elegant line of Opti—
cal Goods constantly on hand. '
References: Dr. A. B. Woodard, Dentist; Dr. C. L. Flannigan, Physician and Sur
geon; Dr. Ostrander, Physician; John Kleber, Lawyer; Dr. A. S. Oliver, Dentist; Dr.
Warren Riley, Surgeon; J. R. Pattison, Ca italist; Dr. J. S. Newcoinb; Dr. I.]. P.
Jento, Physician and Surgeon; E. 0. McDonalcl).
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Photographs at Home Day or Night.
‘ “ QUICKER THAN A WINK,” BY
ROGERSquHE PHOTOGRAPHER.
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Being desirous of keeping pace with the times and to give my patrons the benefit
of the latest novelties, I am prepared to make INSTANTANEOUS PHOTOGRAPHS
of evening gatherings. dinner parties. drawing room and stage scenes, darlg interiors of
stores,, offices, etc. Where before it has been impossible to get a picture 1 can now by
this ncw process make you beautiful life-like photograhs Without trouble. Parties de
sirious of my services can'make engagements at my studio, Corner Main and Fifth
streets, Olympia.
E. S. HORTON
PI UMBINGI STEAM
J GA S~FI’I‘TING.
STOVES AND TINWARE,
REPAIRING PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO.
/ 4-24 Fourth Street. Telephone No. 13.
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, CAPITAL CITY
ABSTRACT & TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY.
(INCORPORATED)
Draughting and Blue Printing
Our Abstrabts are posted to date égsgngggzlgghasg ifirfhgléc‘e) 1(1):}? complete set of Abstracts from
Upstairs In Chanlbers Block - - - .3“ - Olympia, “’ash.
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G- NOSCHKA,
Lead Ing Merchant Tal lor.
l—Always keeps a full assortment. of—-
FOREIGN AND DOMESI‘IC GOODS. PERFECT FIT GUARANTEED IN EVERY CASE.
REPAIRING NEATI‘Y DONE.
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CRISMAN-SARGENT \
COMPANY ' - . '
216 THIRD STREET, OLYMPIA, WASH-
C - BEARY,‘
GENERALEREPAIRING. '
CARTRIDGES LOADED TO ORDER. AMMUNITION OF ALL KINDS.
Silsby Block, Main Street, Olympia.
OLYMPIA ‘TRIBUNE
BLANK BOOKS
School : Books
mug—ss2] Kinds. .
Inks, Mucilogoooo—Wall Paper.
THE BIG BAZAAR!
' W. A. VAN EPPS, Pnop.
Headquarters for Everything.
WALL IDAPER AND
Ceiling Decorations
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ROBER l FROb 1‘
HEAVY AND _SHELF
HAR D W A R E.
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\Vumlen uml willow ware, m‘uukery and
glassware, guns pi>iuls, I'iiles, all kinds 0f
anuniuiitinn, cement, paint oils and win
dow glass.
OLM Y PIA.
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L olleglate instltute
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“The Pioneer School of Washington.”
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COLLEGE COURSE, per term, - sl2.
NORMAL 0001 mm, per term, - 12.
COMMERCIAL COURSE, per term, 13.
GRAMMER COURSE, per term, - 8. i
MUSIC, per term, -
ELOCUTION, per term, - - 15. i
STENOGRAI’HY, per term, - - 13. l
ART INSTRTCTION, per hour, - 25 c. l
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The ofier 0[ board. tuition and room rent for
$l5O per year in advance has already brought
about 75 students to Olympia from abroad. All
the priveleges and opportunities of the Institute
are open to the patrons of Oiympia for the price
of tuition alone r
A Faculty of nine Instructors and Sémcinlists,
completely furnished boarding an lodging
hulls, literary and debuting societies and tlior
ough work in all departments are the advan
tages ofl‘ered.
For further information call on or address
REV. LUTHER COHNGTON,
PRESIDE IT.
CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS.
G M. SAVAGE 6.7 CO.
' ‘ CONTRACTORS.
Bridge Building and Pile Driving.
I LIBERMAN
CONTRACTOR;
Grading and Bridging. Office: Room
8, Woodrnti block.
“I A. ROGERS
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CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER.
Estimates made on application.
OLYMPIA - - - - WASH.
J W. ROBERTS '
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CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER.
Oflice fittings, counters, shelving and all
jobbing promptly attended to. Estimates
furnished on application. P. 0. box 177.
OLYMPIA. WASH.
WEEKS & CO
CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS.
Plans and specifications furnished.
OLYMPIA AND TACOMA . - - - WASH.
(‘ARD & BROWN '
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GRADING AND EXCAVATING.
Lot and land clearing done prom )tiy.
Camp on Westside on Fourth and Eront
streets.
OLYMPIA - - WASH.
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OREGON IMPROVEMENT CO.,
_OPERATING THE—-
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Time Card to take eflect Sunday Nov. 1.
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NO. 1.
Leave...............0iympiu............9:40 a. m.
Arrive...............Tcnin0............10:30a.m.
NO. 2.
Lenvc................Tcnin0..‘..........10:50a.m.
Arrive...............01ympin...........11150a.m.
NO. 3.
Lem0n...“...,...()1ympia............3:50p. m.
Arrive,..............Tcnin0.............4150p.m.
NO. 4.
Leave“.............Tenin0....,.......5z05p.1n.
Arrive.............01ympia............5:55p.m.
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Nos. 1 and 4 run daily. Nos. 2 and 3, daily ex
cept Sunday.
The morning train makes close connection
wvith the Northern Pacific train from Tacoma
‘to Portland, and the evening train connects
‘ with the tmin from Portland to Tacoma.
1 J. C. PHELPS,
‘ Ass t., Supt
OLYMPIA. WASHINGTON. MONDAY. NOVEMBER 30, 1891.
RECEPTION THIS E VENING.
The Opening of the New Y. M. C. A.
Rooms.
A very interesting gospel service was held
at Tacoma hall yesterday afternoon by the
Young Men’s Christian Association. It
was led by Rev. W. E. Pritchard, pastor of
the First Baptist church, who made a con—
vincing argumeht relative to the import
ance of Christian young men working in
the interest of unconverted young men.
Tonight the ladies will hold a reception
at the rooms, 403 Fourth street, in honor of
the opening. The ladies have taken a great
deal of interest in preparing for this event.
A joint reception committee has been ap
pointed for the evening, consisting of Mrs. ;
Geo. Sickels, Mrs. S. M usgrove, Mrs. A.)
Weir, assisted by Allen Weir, Judge M. A.
Root and Chas. D. Garfield. The commit
tee on refreshments consist of Mrs. T. T.
Berry, Mrs. M. Burntrager and Mrs. A. 0.
Clark. E
The reading room and games room will
be open from 9:30 in the morning until 9,
o‘clock at night. All young men will bel
gladly Welcomed. Sunday nights the \
rooms will be closed on account of church \
services. . i
TELEGRAPH") TALES. 1
Cyrus W. Field, oi New York, is lying}
very low. 1
Jack Dempsey, the prize lighter, is
seriously in New York. ,
Dan Daly, the well know middle-weight
of St. Louis, is dead of pneumonia.
Balfour says Ireland will never attain
her desire to have a parliament in Dublin.
The Emperor William met the king of
Denmark on his arrival at Potsdam yester
day. Cordial greetings were exchanged.
A grand reception was given the king.
Admiral Brown has arrived in Washing
ton (Jity. He denies the allegation of the
Chileans relative to his movements during
the revolution there. .
A number of personfi have been arrested
at San Duval, 111., on a conspiracy to burn
the town.
FIFTY YEARSfi AGO.
GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY 0|" A RC"-
lllSHOl’ K ENRIUK OF ST. LOI'IS.
The Catholic Prelnte who [buried
the Infallbllltv ol' the Pope
of Rome.
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 30.—-J 11st fifty years ago
Peter Richard Kenrick was consecrated
bishOp of the Roman Catholic church.
Today his golden jubilee was celebrated
with great pomp. Only once before has the
golden jubilee ofa bishop been celebrated
and that was of John McHale, archbishop
of’l‘uam, Ireland, eleven years ago. It is
an event so rare that the whole world is ill
terested in it and 13%” case not simply
because such celebraflens are in frequent
but because Archbifihop Kenrick filled
these fifty years witfisefulness and good,
and were it not forgsi‘act on a notable oc
casion he incurred'éém‘f, displeasure of the
Holy See by decly'i;_i‘gboldly his unbelief
in infallibility of tifiagope, he would now
; bela prince of the megséjch Grand ponti
"ficifl' mass ‘co‘mméhio‘rative ofthe occasion
began at 9 o’clock in the historic old cathe
dral on Walnut street. Leading represen
tatives of the Roman Catholic hierarchy of
the United States ofliciating. The jubilee
sermon delivered by archblshop Ryan of
Philadelphia. Preceding this there was an
impressive procession from the Cathedral
Parish school, situated next to the church
to the main entrance of the cathedral.
in the march out from the yard and up the
steps of the church the venerable arch
bis iop walked under a canopy which Was
carried by attendants apnointed for the
occasion. The mass, which was most im
pressive and elaborate. was celebrated by
Cardinal Gibbons and Archbishop Ryan,
assisted by a number of priests. 'l‘he altar
was dressed in magnificent stvlo with
flowers, evergreens and colors. The cere
mony concluded with a solemn Episcopal
blessing. The music of the mass was given
on a grand scale. The mass selected for
the occasion was Gounod‘s “messe solem
nel (le Sainte Cecile” rendered by fifty
trained voices, accompanied by an orches
tra and organ. A new and novel feature
in the music was furnished by the Fran
ciscan fathers, a select choir of whom ren
dered several numbers.
'l‘he Convicts in Tennessee.
NAsnerLE, Nov. 30.——“ The convicts
shall be returned to the mines if it takes
every able-bodied man in the state to doit,”
said Governor Buchanan last night. Al
though the governor is reticent, from other
sources a great deal of information was
gathered concerning the matte. The
lessees have made a demand upon the state
for the convict. This demand was ans
wered promptly that when the convicts
are captured they shall be returned if sup
plied with sufliment guard and roperquar
ters. Proper quarters will he built at
once, this will take about two weeks. The
guard will not be taken from the existing
militia com anies of the state but men will
he enlisted an the purpose. About 300 of
the (($172 released convicts have been cap
ture .
Chicago Produce Mat-keg.
CHICAGO. Nov. 30. ——- Close -- Wheat—-
Easy; cash, 91%; December, 91%; May,
98%@% .
Corn—Firm; cash, 740; November, 750;
May, 42%0. -
Oats—Steady; cash, 34%(3; December,
31%; May, 32%.
Pork— Steady; Cash,‘ [email protected]; De
cember, $8.20; January, $11.20.
Lard—Steady; 1 cash, $7.05; January,
“5.17%.
Barley‘Nominal.
A Learned Rabbi’s Address.
The general thanksgiving service in the
city of Spokane was held in the Audito
rium last Thursday. It is the hand
somest place for public gatherings in the
state. After the singing of a grand chorus,
and the reading of the scriptures by sev
eral clergymen, the Rev. D. E. Schreiber,
the Jeyvish rabbi of the Church of Eman
uel delivered a verv interesting address
which was published at length in the Spo
kane Spokesman of the 27th inst. S o
kane is the only city in the state witfia
Jewish synagogue. Among other thinf‘rs
the learned rabbi said: “We can best cel
ebrate Thanksgiving day bv simply emu
lating the exam’Fle set by those who eel“,-
brated the first hanksgiving festival some
four thousand years ago, in Palestine. For
while as an American institution Thanks
giving is onlv about two centuriees old, es
tablis red in New England by the Puritans,
it was an important institution in ancient
Israel. According to Deuteronomy, 26th
a basket of the rarest ripe fruit was placed
before the altar in the Temple of Jerusa
lem, and the man who offered this sacrifice
had first to confess publicly that he owed
his success to God.”
The Pope Disapproves It.
LONDON, Nov. 30.—The Rome coVi-re:s~
pendent of the Chronicle says the pope dis
approves the republican movement in
France, arising from the prosecution ofthe
archbishop of Aix, and has instructed the
papal nuncio in Paris to try and suppress
agitation.
THE SEWER PLANS
WHICH THE CITY BOUGHT FOR
FIFTEEN HUNDRED DOLLARS
Are Said: to be Almost “lon-unless—
‘An Engineer Is Heard From
on the Subject.
Editor Tribune:
We are about to elect four new council
men and a mayor. In electing these offi
cers We should carefully consider the men,
their ability and honesty. Two problems
of great importance will confront us the
coming year, our finances and our sewer—
age. Our finances must be handled with
skill or before the year 1893 we are likely to
be in the hands of a receiver. Our sewer
age must be looked after or there will be a
pestilence.
Olympia has always been a healthful
place in which to live. We have always
been able to raise an over-abundant supply
of health—giving foods, especially fruits.
Olympia is noted for her fruits, her healthy
and jovial people. If we expect to remain
a. healthy and jovial people, we must look
carefully into our sanitary conditions. By
looking over the lower part of our city we
find orchards dead, and dying, because of
insufficient drainage. where before the
grading of our streets they were in a vigor—
ous condition. Also we have had more
sickness this year than ever before. The
sickness has been ofa. low type, and some
deaths have cecurred. Our present coun
oil has been accused of inability and dis
honesty. We know they have acted inju
diciously.
A few months ago a stranger came. to our
city, purporting to be a sanitary engineer.
He called upon some. or all, of the mem
bers of the sewerage committee. but dld
not present himself to the council. He
proceeded to draughting plans for a sewer
age system for Olympia, copied the pro
liles of streets from the engineer’s. oilice,
engaged an engineer to take some levels
to the amount of sl2 and procured blue
print maps to the amount of about S4O.
With this as data. he proceeded to make
plans for a complete sewer system.
He employed a draughtsman at an ex
pense 01‘ about $l5O to make a map of the
city. The map is full of errors, anyone
who is familiar with our city additions can
point out errors at a glance. He has pro
jected lines of sewers on streets where they
run into hollows 60 feet deep. which shows
that Mr. Camtp was not familiar with the
to )ography o the city.
Mr. Camp In this system introduces a
new feature, a“harbor reservoir.” purport
ing that this “harbor reservoir” is now in
use in anumber of cities in Califomia,—
San Diego and others. This is true in the
case of ban Diego, but not others.
There are other features of this system
of Mr. Camp’s wlnch are contrary to en
gineering principles, which I will not intro
(lucehere.
I Wish to quote here from the reports of
Mr. Camp, of the sewer committee, and
from a report of the board of public works
of San Diego, 03.1., on their sewer system.
of the main features of which ours is a
cogy. .
irst«Mr. Camp in his last report to the
sewer committee says: “In drawing these
planslhave been governed by the most
modern experience.”
“The sewerage system I herewith sub-r
wit has ‘bee‘n formulated after every detain
of elevation and topography has been mi
nutely considered, and there is no portion
of the city that cannot be made to con
nect.
“I have made a complete map at great
expense and trouble in order to familiarlze
myself with the extent of the system of
sewerage."
Second—Report of the sewer committee
to the city council: "We recommend the
purchase, at $1,500, of said plans by the
city, as from the best information we can
obtain the plans are complete in every do
tail. Your committee herewith submits
the report of Engineer A. J. Gillie, whom
we employed to give his opinion upon the
system." (Signed.)
MURPHY, SICKLES AND PEBCIVAL.
Third.—Report ofA. J. Gillie: Messrs.
Murphy, Sickles and Percival, committee
at the city council of Olympia. on fran
clnisgs. licenses agd sewers: _ ,
“Gentlemen: In accordance with your
requestlhave examined the plans for a
sewer system for the city of Olympia, sub
llnifited to the council by J. S. Camp, 0.
G.
“The plans are drawn in accordance with
the best modern practice, and are well
adapted to the present needs and future
possibilities of the city. At the same time
economic construction has been constantly
keFt in view. The city while possessed of
s]) endid natural advantages for drainage
is in part deprived of them by the Seventh
street tunnel. Mr. Camp’s solution of this
difficulty is complete.”
“Your earnest attention is solicited for
that portion of Mr. Camp’s report which
quotes from reports of the national board
of health. There is perhaps no higher
authority on sanitary engineering than
that body, and their reports are mostly
worthy of the most careful attention ant
respect.’j _ _ _ N _ ..
[Note by writer.~Mr. Camp quotes from
this report of 1880 as to sizes of pipes, but
the report of the San Diego hoard condemn
sizes similar to those of Mr. Camp's be
cause of their insuflicieucyj
“Some objection has been expressed to
the construction of a team voir, but this
feature of the system is of vital impor
tance, without it, fully one-half of the sew
erage of the city would be deposited along
oxl_[_water front." k 7 7
[Note by witch—Practice does not sub
stantmte It. Inexpensive gates are being
used with satisfactory results.]
. Respectfully,
V A. J. GILLIS, Engr.
Fourth report on the sewerage of San
Diego, by the board of public works of that
city.
“Our attention was first forced to an in
vestigation oi tne‘causes which have ren—
dered the outfall so obnoxious to the
senses of the people.” “Complaints loud
and deep, were heard on every hand. Land
lords owning houses for half a mile either
side, complained of the loss of their ten
ants, on account of the intolerable stench
arising from the sewer tank, at low tide.
And several cases of illness have been
brought to our notice, arising, as alleged,
from the deadly odors of the harbor'reser
voir." “This sewage tank, or ‘harbor res~
ervoir,” as it is called by its designer, is a
novelty introduced by Colonel Waring,
and we are forced to conclude in regard to
it, after the experience of more than a year,
in patient and costly endeavor by the city
to make the device work as it was in
tended, that it is a total failure.”
"We do not hesitate to assert, after de
liberate investigation, that the entire plan
of the sewage tank and the so~called ‘au
fomatic’ device for emptying it after the
turn of the tide is an unparuonable blun-l
der, unqualified by a single redeeming ‘
feature. It was a mistake which no engi-I
neer of eminence could commit without a
sacrifice of reputatlon. The principle was
wrong, the location an outrage.”
“The 10-called ‘automatic’ gate devised
by W'aring. is quite as monumental a fail
ure as the tank itself.” (Note by writer.-——
, ifr. Camp’s “automatic gate” and reser
voir are the same as Colonel Waring’s.)
' “We have had foisted upon us a. device
,which Colonel .Waring acknowledges, in
‘ his recent sublication, as novel and experi
mental,an which a year’s service has dem
onstrated to be a total failure.”
“The total cost of this pestiference has
been $65,789, including the wharf over the
24-inch pipe.”
In comparing Mr. Camp’s estimalk of
' his reservoir, including the [iume to carry
, the pipe from the shore to the reservoir, we
find his figures $5,000, a ditierence of
$60,789.
Mr. Camp offered these plans to the city
council at their meeting October 20. The
sewer committee urged their purchase at
once, but through the efforts of other mem
bers of the council they were referred to the
sewer committee and the city engineer was
included on the committee. The sewer com
mittee ignored the city engineer and hired
Mr. Grillis to give a report (Mr. Gillis evi
dently had not read the report on the San
Diego system). Our city engineer having
no noticeofu meeting of the sewer com
mittee and being busy with other duties,
did not give them a thorough investiga
tion, but made a statement below the coun
cil that he was not satisfied with all the fee- ‘
tures of the plans, and cited the reservoir.
Mr. Camp used some abusive lantguage by
stating that our city engineer con (i not un
derstand them if he was to explain them to
him for a hundred years. This abuse was
permitted by the council, and then, upon
the motion of Mr. Mnrr, the plans were
purchased October 27, 1891.
The questions arise, why:were the mem
bers of the sewer committee so anxious to
purchase these plans without properly
considering them ‘?
Were the members of the sewer commit
tee pledged beforehand to support the
plans? ~
The writer while in conversation one day
with Mr. Camp, asked him: “Have you
any assurance that your plans Wlll be ac
cepted, or do you expect to present them
on_ _their _merits ?”
He replied with awink: “I am not work
ing in the dark. I know what I 'am doing."
We have during the last year endured too
much of this work. I can cite but few
pieces of work done this summer but what
there has been some "batch” in them.
Some members of the council take pleasure
in riding the hobby that Olympia people
are "kickers.” This is not true. Any er
sons that have endured with the grace that
we have endured are worthy to be classed
among martyrs.
I expect to have something further to
say 011 sewers and drainage. -..
BOYD’S VENTURE.
A NEW POLITICAL COMBINATION
IN 'l‘" E FIELD.
“11-at is Sald of the Proposed l‘ur
chase ol‘ the Daily Illylnplan
in This (Elly.
The Tacoma Globe of today has a col
umn article on “A New Political Combina
tion,” telling of a scheme concocted to
boom Mayor Barry White of Seattle for
the governorship by the proposed purchase
of Governor Ferry’s plant in this city
known as the Daily Olympian, by Col.
Thomas Henderson Boyd. The article is
in the shapeof an interview with :1 Ta
coman:
“Will the governdr withdraw entirely
from the ownership of the paper?” asked
the reporter of the Globe.
' “Ostensibly, yes; although he may re
tain an interest, confidentially, and thus
contribute a share toward its support. The
purchase price, $2,500, is nominal—o. mere
bagatelle—in comparison with the egfinse
‘of keeping the craft afloat. The ,g’mrnor
is manifestly tired of footing the bills alone
for the keep ofa white elephant.”
“Granting all this, what particular sig
nificance will attach to this deal, providing
it is__(:onsurnmated ‘I’L
“Primarily, this: Fred Grant is already
in the swim as a candidate for lieutenant
governor, and has a powerful following
in King. county. That he is the favorite
of the Post-Intelligencer is generally un
derstood. Naturally, the booming of
White for governor by one faction and
Grant by another, both being King county
men, would create dissension in the repub
lican household there, as a blind man
might discern the im practicability of seek
ing to secure both places on the state
ticket. The old cry would be revived in
the other counties that King county wants
the earth, and the eli'ort to secure both
nominations, it” persisted in, would create
a nrejndlce, hazarding any chance that
King county might have securing either.”
“The movement, then 7 is not popular in
Kinlg county?”
“ at so long as Fred Grant is presum
ably in.the race.” This last assertion was
made with emphasis, indicating a strong
conviction as to its accuracy:
Relative to the Spokane parties sup
posed to be in the combination the Taco
man thinks there are no politicians from
that city in it, but there is a possibility of
Judge [tuner and J. Z. Moore goinfi: into
it, the former for senator and the atter
for supreme judge.
“Do you mean to imply. then, that the
full scope of the combination has not been
decided upon ‘l’" said the reporter.
“Yes; and more than that, the money is
not yet in sight. Almost anybody can
bu a newspaper, butitrequires bi money
to Keep it going, especially if it is gesigued
as apolitical power, necessitatng a good
appearance.”
In closing the conversation the gentle
man‘added: '
“Whatever conclusions may be reached
by the combination, ifit is efl'ected, it will
create a rumpus in King county. A ma
jority of the republicans there are in favor
of harmonizing all the hitherto discordant
elements, selecting one man for a place on
the state ticket and working for his nomi
nation. Hence, any attempt to revive old
factional differences. or create new ones,
will be frowned upon as detrimental to the
best interests of the party in King county.”
IT Is moonsnme.
Seattle Telegraph; Governor Ferry. who
owns the Olympian, seemslikely to et out
out ofit luc ily, leaving Thomas gender
son Boyd to hold the ba%. It seems that
Boyd has bought. ’or is a out to bu , the
paper for $2,500, a top-notch price. In will
certainly make it lively, and the presumr
tion is that it will not enthusiastical y
whoop up Boss McGraw and the old ring,
as Boyd ias been very shabbily treated by
that sellish circle. The story that Boyd is
"backed by Seattle and Spokane capital”
in his newspaper venture is moonshine.
He seems to be taking the risk on his own
account. All the capital that these poli
ticians put up to back paper is, as in the
case of the Port Townsend Leader, secured
in the shape ofa mortgage, and the alleged
benfefilciaries are backed out when no longer
use 11 .
Hats for the Children.
“My wife said that sale of felts at Stern
berg's is the biggest thing she ever saw,"
remarked a gentleman this morning. “They
are just the thing for school children. and
she got four dollars’ worth of hat for six
bibs. That is how you save money. I see
there is a general reduction all around at
Sternberg’s.” 113031;
For sale at a Bargain.
A Mulay sawmill of latest lmprovement,
with engine and steel boiler 15 to 20 horse
power. all complete and nearly new. Mill
capacity 4to 5 thousand feet. Apply to J.
C. Percival, Union Dock, Olympla or to J
M. Swan. _ ,7, n3tl
Ufitarian Bfizunr.
Christmas is coming and therefore the
sale of useful and fancy a 1 ticles by the wo
men workers of the Unitarian church,
Tuesday evening. Dec, lst at Columbia
hall. Bree admittance and flee entertain
ment, refreshments served upon order.
1126-3 t
LARGEST CIRCULATION
Of Any Daily Newspaper West of Seattle
and Tacoma.
< EVENING EDITION.
OREGON TRAGEDY.
A STRANGE MURDER AND SUICIDE
NEAR M’MINN VILLE.
A Sudden Fit 0! Mental Aberration
Ends the Life of Two
Veterans.
MQMINNVILLE, Ore., Nov. 30.—J. A.
Stine, editor of the Whiteson .Advocate,
was shot and instantly killed last night by
H. C. Cook, section boss on the narrow
gauge road. Cook then placed the pistol
to his own head and shot twice, instantly
killing himself.
Stine, Cook, and a German section hand
had been to Amity,a distance of three
miles from Whiteson, and were returning
on foot. Stine was walking about ten feet
in advance of the others. Without warn
ing Cook drew a pistol and fired at Stine.
The ball struck him in the back of the
neck breaking his spinal column. Cook
then turned the pistol towards himself and
fired a shot into his own breast. Then he
placed the pistol to his temple and sent a
second shot through his brain. No cause
is known for the tragedy and it is ac
counted for on the theory that Cook was
seized with a sudden lit of mental aberra
tion. He has acted Yeculiarly for several
days past. The men mve always been ap
parently good friends. Both were about
48 years of age, and veterans of the
civi war. Stine leaves a wife and children.
Of Cook’s family relations nothing is
known.
FRESH STATE NEWS-
Tacoma has 520 platted additions to the
city.
Seattle’s public library will be opened to
morrow. ,
Tacoma’s municipal election will occur
April4th. ‘
Col. Will Vissclu-r it is said is going to
make Seattle his home.
County Commissioner, B.‘ B. Smith, of
Bucoda. has leased the opera house there.
Bank clearings Saturday; Tacoma, $244,-
134.65; Scuttle, $137,575.68; Portland, $368,-
009.00.
The Tacoma Globe has good authority
for the statement that negotiations are
now pending between the Northern Pacific
and Union Pacific to run the trains of the
latter road over the tracks of the iormer
from Portland to Tacoma.
Estay Sell, a5-year old girl residinfi in
the Buckeye valley, on the Toutle, fel oil
a foot log and was drowned in Crabill
creek, on November 22. -
James A. Height, of Tacoma, clerk to
Attorney-Genera Jones, is in St. Paul, A
dispatch from there says: Mr. Haight is
an enthusiastic Harrison man, and returns
home to do some hard work for the presi
dent between now and the 7th of next
June.
Charles Neidestrum, alias Swensen, the
supposed murderer of William Mason at
Cedar mountain. was captured by Deputy
Sheriff McDonald,camped in he woods
between Falls City and Gilman. He made
no resistance. He formerly worked for
Mason and had trouble over wages.
WAIITIIAM.
The Seattle, Tacoma & Portland Railway,”
company. which was Oil-gunned to bui u '
bicycle mil-.my, on the oymon princi e.
from Seattle to Tacoma, is already engaged
in putting its plans into operation.
Frank Bell, a wealthy mining man, was
held up by masked footpuds at the corner
of Front and Bell streets, Seattle, and
robber:l ofjewelry valued at $450 and $l5O
in cas .
W. F. Mucomber, of Seattle, was ur
mgned, Saturday, in Hastings. Nebraska.
on a charge of having a. plurality of wives.
The affair has created considerable sur
prise among his friends in the community
37f Hansen, where he had married wie
0. 1.
, In Colfax there will be built next sum
mer a 200-barrel flour mill which will fur
nish employment to thirty men and con
tribute to providing a home market, for the
products of Palouso soil.
The Tacoma News says: Thomas Hend
erson Boyd deserves a large Siding as edi
tor of the Morning Oiympinn. uh grati
gude is not; part of the Squire-Allen plat—
orm.
The conspiracy to swing Pierce county
into the Squire Allen column and make
this county a tail to the King county kite
flourishes a‘pace. An organization having
been forme and a paper bought, the work
of conversion goes steadily onward, and,
with the coming of spring, it is expected
that the “breach will have been healed,”—
the lion will have swallowed the lamb.
“Sing hey, the merry jokers and the jays.”
—Tacoma News.
Latest Mexicali News.
CITY or MEXICO, Nov. 30.—« The smallpox
is again epidemic in Guatemala and Hon
dnras. The sull‘ering, owing to a scarcitv
ofrrovislons in the interior is intense. ft
is eared rioting will break out among the
famine stricken populace. The govern
ment as yet has taken no steps to alleviate
the suffering.
The editors of the Nacional and Univer
sal fought with canes yesterday in the pub
lic plaza.
The regulations relative to tlie free zone
frontier, remain in force as they are neces
sary for the welfare of the Mexican fron
tier towns to enable them to compete with
American frontier towiis. The natives are
equally divided on the reciprocitv ques
tion. The German, English and French
merchants, in the majority, oppose it.
Money is very tight.
The McKinley mu In France.
PAnls, Nov. 30.———The associated press re
port on the effects of the McKinley tariff
law in Franceis reproduced by all the lead
ing journals in Paris. The apropos ques
tion is of the admission of American (pork.
Siegfried. member of the chamber of epu
ties. says the United States will be able to
introduce salt meats in France in spite of
French duty, but that if the United States
congress would diminish the duties on
French silke, woolens and cottons. the
reduction of French duties on American
imports would be readil wanted. A treaty
of commerce with the {Tinted States, he
added, is most desirable.
LONDON, Nov. 30.~T11e Times in a finan—
cial article says; The report that Russia is
buying silver is true, but on 1% enough will
be bought to provide anew su sidiary coin
figei to replace the nickel alloy known as
il on.
LONDON, Nov.3o.——The mate of the schoo
ner D. H. Rivers, at Liverpool from Saint
Simona, says a cyclone was encountered by
that vessel on the voyage. It was the worst
he ever experienced. The captain was
washed overboard and it was impossible to
make an efl'ort to save him.
CINCINNATI, Nov. 3D.—A special from
West Virginia says: John Curse, a wealthy
man of Ritchie county, and a farmer, was
ambushed near Taligy tollgate, Ritchie
countv, last night as he was returning from
church and fatally shot. A man named
Collins, between Curse and Whom there
has been a fued of longstanding, is charged
with leading the attack. He has disap
peared. Carse’s friends are arming and in
-1 tend pursuing Collins.
Ruula lb Buying Sllver.
A Cyclone at Sea.
Murder In “’th Virginia.

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