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“‘"‘ OFFICIAL PAPER
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The Cities oi Olympia and Tumwater, and
VOLUME 11. NO. 185 >
GI FT B OOKS.
The most elegant line of Booklets and Gift Cards ever
shown in Olympia.
RE 3 /l EMBER To get choice Goods you
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Hns just received an elegant line of Fine Jewelry and Silver I
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R. G. O’BRIEN. . ' S. C. WOODBUFF.
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Real Estate, Loan & Insurance Agencyl
ROOMS I 5 and 16, WOODRUFF BLOCK.
EPRESENT thirteen of the strongest companies in the world. Losses promptly
adjusted and paid. ,
R Any quantity of the finest farming and orchard land in the state, improved or
unimproved, and in tracts from one acre to five hundred acres. Lots for sale in
all parts of the city. Look out for a big rise in real estate in the spring. If you want to
buy anything, BUY NOW.
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Carriages, Buggies, Road Carts, Plows, Etc.
Agricultural Implements of Every Description.l
COLUMBIA, NEAR FIFTH STREET:
MILLARD LEMON, PRESIDENT. MARY L. PAGE, SECRETARY.
ROBT. F. WHI’IHAM, TREASURER. F. G. BLAKE, MANAGER.
. CAPITAL CITY '
ABSTRACT & TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY.
(INCORPORATED)
Draughting and Blue Printing
’Our Abstracts are posted to date every evening, and are the only complete set of Abstracts from
Government to date in the county.
*lip's tail-s In Cllainbers Block - - - - olvmpla, Wash.
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R- J'- PRICKMAN
Fashionable MerchantTal’lor
Has all the Latest Styles for the Fall and Winter season. Fit, Style and \Vorkman
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522 Main Street. Olympia, Wash.
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GUN AND LOCKSMITH
, GENERAL REPAIRING
iCARTRIDGES LOADED TO ORDER. AMMUNITION OF ALL .KINDS.
Silsby Block, Main Street, Olympia.
OLYMPIA TRIBUNE
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309 and 311 Main street, Olympia.-
THE BIG BAZAAR!
W. A. VAN EPPS, PROP.
’Headquarters for Everything;
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Wooden and willow ware, crockery and
glassware, guns pistols, {ifleshall kinds _of
3331,5230!“ cement, pamt 0115 and wm>i
F. W. TINKHAM
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Beef, Mutton; Pork and Veal.
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HAMS, BACON, LARD, BUTTER
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Poultry of all kinds. Choice Vegetables
in their Season.
Silsby’s Block, Main St, Con, 7th. Tel.. No. 88
SEALED prbposals, in duplicate, will be re
ceived by the Board of Trustees of the
Western Washington Hospital for Insane until
January 3, 1892, at 9 o’clock, a. m., for furnish—
infi the supplies hereinafter named, delivered
at rake View station, within twenty-five days
after award of contract. Bidders will specify
kind and goality of goods bid on and when so
designate , samples will be required.
Bids to be sent to W. J. Fife, secretary board
Of trustees. Western Washington Hospital for
Insane Fort Steilacoom, Wash., and marked
“Scaled Proposals for Supplies.”
The trustees reserve the right to reject any or
all bids. GEO. D. SHANNON,
A. B. STEWART,
W. J. FIFE,
Trustees Hospital for Insane of Western Wash
ing on.
Fort Steilacoom, Washington, Dec. 5, 1891.
100 iron beadsteads, 2 feet, six inches wide,
woven wire mattress, angle iron or wood rail,
wooden casters; 50 mattresses, wool, 2 feet 6
inches wide; 12 mattresses, wool, 3 feet 6 inches
wide; 6 bedroom sets, state kind; 100 yards car
pet, sample, 3 ply; 200 window shades, 102 inches
x36lnches; 50 settees, 8 feet long, hard wood
slats, iron feet and arms; 45 rouu tables, 4 feet,
fir or spruce; 6 hard-wood tables, 3%:{8 feet; 150
bed room stands, state kind; 100 wood~bottorn
chairs; 20 Boston rockers; 3 barber chairs; 300- 1
1 feet 1% fire-hose, sample; SIS-inch brass noz
zles, 1?; 132 rubbers for stairs, 3 feet x 9 inches;
24 rub er cuspidores. d7-2w
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Bury Treasurers Warrant Ball.
Notice is hereby given that all outstanding
warrants of the city of Olympia, as follows,
will be paid on presentation, and after the date
of this call no interest will be allowed on same.
Nos. 1017 to 1086, inclusive, on the general fund,
issued during 1890. N 05.991 to 1028 inclusive,
on the street fund issued 1891.
Dated at Olympia, Dec. 11, 1891.
JOS. CHILBERG,
dll-3t City Treasurer.
Columbia. River and Puget Sound Navi
gation Company’s
STEAMER PLYER.
Seattle-Tacoma Route.
TIME CARD ‘
Commencing Sunday, Nov. 19, 188].
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TACOMA ......1:30 p. m. 5EATTLE.......3:00 p. m.
SEATTLE. .....3:15 p. m. TACOMA .......4:45 p. m.
TACOMA ~....5:00 p. m. SEATTLE.. . . . ..6:% p. m.
LANDINGS.
Commercial Dock, near West Seattle Ferry,
Seattle.
N. P. R. R. Co's wharf, Tacoma.
U. B. SCOTT, Pres.
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Proposals Wanted.
“GENE” WILSON’S CHICKENS.
They Will Scream For the Repubican
’ Nominee at Minneapolis.
Ellensburgh Capital: Hon. E. TlWil
son, chairman of the republican state com
mittee, has for a long time had every loyal
republican of his acquaintance in the state
on the look out for a large eagle, his idea
b 61112 to have the bird accompany the
Washington delegation to the Minneapo
lis. His friends have complied with 'l3
wishes and even went him one better, tor
this week he received notice that two of
the proud birds had been shipped to him.
One measures over seven from up to tip of
the wings and the other six feet eight
inches, and Wilson has already named
them Jim Elaine and Bill McKinley.
From now until they go into the conven
tion the birds will drink trom the foun~
tain of Reciprocity and will eat from the
crib of Protection; consequently they Will
be in prime condition to scream for the.
success of the gallant standard bearer ot
the republican party. whoever he may be.
Wilson’s chickens will be heard from later
on. '
Colonial Money in Missouri. ,
Versailles (Mo) Leader: Mrs. Anne
Burkhardt of this city called at the Leader
office last Monday for the purpose of ex
hibiting to us a financial relic of “ye olden
tyme.” It was a 15-shilling piece of money,
printed on white paper 2 by 2% and l
and browned considerably with age. In
scribed on the face, within a border, was
the following:
“This bill, by ordinance of the Provincial
congress, shall pass current in all payment
within the Colony of New Jersey for 15
shillings. Proclamation money, Dated
the 20th day oi February, 1776. On the re
verse side is the design of a leaf and the
following words: “Fifteen shillings. Bur
lington in New Jersey. Prmtcd by Isaac
Collins 1776.”
Mrs. Burkhardt will send this interesting
relic of of colonial days to the World’s Fair
with the Morgan ‘county exhibit.
Mellifluous Syllablcs.
The smooth and. rythmic John Miller
Murphy in the Standard, in referring to
our contemporary, says: There is some
thing enervating in the very name of the
1 new proprietor, Thomas Henderson Boyd]
1t abounds in euphony; it sounds magnifi
centlfy grand; the tongue articulates the
meli nous syllabluswith an case that in
dicates their fitness for the name of a hero,
or of the originator of great enterprises.
It has an aristocratm accent whim will
satisfy the blue blood and a lofty cadence
that must inevitably enlist the admiration
ofthe throng. It looks well in print, and
probably no minor detail illustrates sorwell
the change as the substitution of
, Jonah. mm
at the head of what has been the editorial
column, with '
THOMAS HENDERSON BOYD,
and the devotion orample space to current
topics. M ~ _
'l‘l‘lo‘ comedy Tonight.
At the Olympia theater tonight the
funny play of “U and 1” will be given.
The Cincinnati Inquirer says of the play:
The bright and amusing show “U and I.”
had the distinction of attracting to Hank’s
last night the largest crowd that ever vis
ited that house or any other in Cincin
nati. It was a tremendous rush to see
the rolicking play, and not one of the im
mense throng regretted their attendance
“U and I” was seen here for onenight only
last season. At that time the theater was
packed to the doors, and the interest
shown at that time indicated that when
the return engagement was played Hank’s
wouldn’t hold the thousands of the admir
ers of the cleverest and most entertainin
farce comedy. The performance was afi
that was claimed for it. '[t is full of funny
hits, catchy songs and laughable situ
ations. _
mGetrjzour seats today at. the theater and
avoid the rush tonight.
Tailoring Announcement.
James P. Hixson, representing the old
and well known tailoring house ofJ H.
Tobin, of San Francisco, has arrived in
Olympia and will remain a fewdays and
can be seen at the Olympia hotel. ie has
on exhibition a complete line of sample
goods of gentlemen s wear. There are
many adventurers soliciting orders for
clothes who are not tailors and cannot
take a correct measure, subjecting the pub
lic to annoyance and loss. It is hoped,
therefore. those wishing first-class clothes
will give Mr. Hixson their orders. He is
well known as a skillful and scientilic
tailor on the Pacific coast for the past six
teen years and he represents the best and
most widely known tailoring establishment
on the coast. (111-th
“The Peculiar Gentleman.”
Walla Walla Union: Recently while
Murphy the temperance reformer for reve
nue, was Working Seattle Mr. Holman,
editor of the Post-Intelligencer, severelv
criticised him and his methods, a proceed
ing that brought upon his head the Wrath
of the peculiar gentleman who is the chief,
if not sole owner of the paper, who took
the singular mode of convincing Mr. Hol
man he was in error, of writing a letter to
Mr. Murphy and inclosing him a check for
S2OO to bee his wounded feelings. Mr.
Holman shortly afterwards tendered his
resignation. No selfrespectinlg man could
do otherwise. W'e wish Mr. 1' olinun great
success wherever he goes.
Surprising Seattle.
‘ Yakima Herald: Seattle is constantly
furnishing surprises for the people of this
state. She has given us the pugnacions J.
C. Haines, the brilliant and erratic James
Hamilton Lewis, a historical fire and a
wonderful‘era of reconstruction, a White
chapel district that was at once a curiosity
and a crying disgrace, the greatest political
schemers in Washington, and now she pre
sents for our consideration a coroner who
arrestsa sheriff and brings him before a
justice of the peace for contempt.
An Easy Job. '
Judge: Client—What will you charge
'meifyou are successful in breaking the
will? . .
‘ Lawyer—My usual fee is 20 per cent.
Client—But you must remember that
the will was drawn up by ten of the best
lawyers in the city.
Lawyer—Ob, in that case my charge
will be only 15 per cent, .
A Senator’s Misfortune.
Philadelphia Ledger: A Western sena
tor is said by one of his fellow senators to
be “incurably ali'ected with the silver
craze.” He shouldn’t be considered a
hopeless case till the gold cure is tried on
him.
Millinery Below Cost.
Have you seen the beautiful hats and
toques that Mrs. \Vright is selling at such a
great sacrifice. Her winter stock is beauti
ful, and such low prices will be a surprise l
to you. Go and see for yourself, corner of;
Fourth and Jefferson streets. dlO-3t ‘
The Bazaar a Success.
The Christmas Bazaar of the Congrega
gational church proved a success in every
way yesterday. The receipts of the day
amounted to $l5O. Some of the fruit
Which remained unsold will be,placed on
sale at the store of Deming-r 55 Perry. The
rogram as printed in THE amuse yester-
Say delighted the large audience.
OUR SOLDIER BOYS.
A NUMBER OF THEM ENLIS'I‘ AS
UIiMI’ANY A.
Compllmentary Remarks on Newly
Elected Officers—The Govern
or’s Guard Thought to be
a Questinnable Name.
About forty young men of Olympia were
mustered into the National Guard of
Washington, as Company A._. First regi
ment, last night. Major Charles H. Ayer,
bedecked in the gaily colored regalia of
his military rank, administered the oath,
after each man had subscribed to the rolls
and answered the necessary questions. The
choice of the members for officers resulted
in [the election of C. S. Reinhart, as (lap
tain, and Mark E. Reed, first lieutenant.
For the office of second lieutenant, there
were three nominees. JohnM. Goar declin
ing to serve permanently. On the first ballot
the vote was distributed between Walter J.
Milroy, C. T. W'hitney and J. W. Willis.
0n the second ballot Mr. Willis withdrew,
leaving Whitney and Milroy in the field,
the choice of the company being Milroy,‘
W.J. Willis acted as first sergent, while
Captain Reinhart put them through their
primary movements of the foot drill.
During the evening a discussion arose as
to the local name by which the company
should be designated in addition to its
National guard title of “Co. A.” Lieuten
ant Reed favored the idea of dispensing
with all names except that of Co. “A.,”
while suggestions came from the members,
that such names as the “Capital Guard,”
or the “Governors Guard” would be appro
priate and fitting. The question was put
to a vote. One member who was sensitive
of 1113 reputation and that of his associates,
spoke as follows:
“Gentlemen, in designating the com
pany by some’particnlar title, we should
not be unmindlul ol' the fact that it will
remain apermanent feature of the state
capital and of the national guard of Wash—
} ington. Now then, should we assume the
title of the governor‘s (guard. we mag have
a governor Who some ay may mis ehave
himself, causing much unfavorable com
ment. Under these circumstances the
governor’s personal character would in no
manner revert to the honor of the body of
young soldiers who are designated
throughout this glorious state as the gov
ernor’s guard. For this reason I think we
should ponder seriously and carefully be
fore adopting any such title.”
The force and eloquence of the young
soldier’s speech had magic eflect and the
company voted to adopt the suggestion of
Lieutenant Reed, and be name ess, other
than the simple title of “Company A, First
regiment.”
Before retiring, Major Ayer congratu—
lated the company upon the selection of
its officers high y complimenting each
of them. Of Captain ltemhart, he said:
“The reports in the office of the adjutant
general show your captain to have been a
credit to his company at Goldendale and to
the National Guard of Washington, and
under his instructions, company “A,” of
the First regiment will undoubtedly hold
similar hcniorsfli 7
“Your First Lieutenant Reed, was an
active soldier in the former military com
pany, and a good soldier always makes a
BORdea‘L’l v. -... ‘
Of Second Lieut. Milroy, I know but'lit
tle as a. soldier, but from my personal ex
perience with him I can assure you that he
will be a credit to the guard. Gentlemen,
I congratulateand thank you all.
The measurements were then taken for
the uniforms. which will be received some
time in January. For the present, the
skating rink will be used for drill purpose,
which will occur each Monday evening.
The names of those who enlisted, are:
L. M. Atkins, F. G. Blakeslee, H. F.
Bilger, R. L. Blankenship. Arthur Bed—
for . Harry Cowles, Alex. Drysdale. Jesse
F. Fonltz, H. R. Franklin. John M. Goar,
H. G. Hogin, Edward Hamilton, W. R.
Hull, 0. E. James, John James, in, S. G.
Kaufman, Kennett J. Kincaid, R 0 ert Mc—
Mahon, E. A. Mecleay, Alfred Martin L.
P. Ouellette, L. 0. Rice. B. B. Smith, b. I.
Taylor, J. G. Tusten, J. W. Willis, (J. T.
Whitney, S. C. \Voodrufi“, A. L. Cam bell,
T. A. Crisman, W. K. Esling, G. J. \golfl',
Frank Tillotson, Mark Alway, Wm. I’.
Henry, J. ,Kintzleman, Isidor F. Kauf
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Alfred Martin acted as secretary during
Lhe enlistment.
A SAD DEATH.
Mrs. J). B. Kelly Passes: Away at the
Olympia Hotel.
A sad event occurred at the Olympia
hotel this morning in the death of Mrs. D.
B. Kelly, a former resident of Alameda,
Cal., and recently of Crook county, Oregon.
Mr. and Mrs. Kelly are the parents of
Mrs. W. A. Whitney and stopped in
Olympia to visit their (laughter, on their
way to Chicago. They arrived in Olyngoia
on Friday 01" last week, having left an
Francisco feeling unwell. Mrs. Kelly was
at the time suffering with an attack of la
grippe, but was hopeful that a change of
climate would be beneficial. Upon her ar
rival here she was confined to her room
and constant care and attention failed to
bring her around. Death occurred at 5 a.
m. today. The remains will be forwarded
to Oakland, Cal. Mr. Kelly is alarge
stock raiserin California and proposed to
make an extended trip to the east. Mr.
Kelly desires to sincerely thank Mr. and
Mrs. A. D. Whitney for their constant
care, attention and hospitality during their
‘ stay in this city.
A Musical Trent for Olympians.
The people of Olympia. are to have a
musical treat on Christmas afternoon and
evening. The Carleton opera company is
to givea matinee and evening perform
ance. This splendid company numbers
fifty persons and is in the eighth year of its
tours throughout the country. At Port
land the company has been received with
crowded houses. The two operas are
“Indigo” and the “Gondoliers” by Gilbert
and Sullivan and Strauss.
Washington School Pupils.
All the teachers and pupils ofithe Wash
ington school will entertain their parents
and friends on Friday afternoon next, at
the school building. The work of the
pupils will be exhibited and will .after
wards be taken to the meeting of the State
Teachers’ Association at Fairhaven on De
cember 29. A piano box will be in place
for dthe receipt of Coin to aid the piano
fun .
Supper and Entertainment.
The Ladies Aid of the First Baptist
church will be open at 3 p. m. for the sale
of articles on hand. A delicious supper
will be served from stoß p. In. Enter
tqitnanent in the evening. All cordially in
vl e i ,
Good for Travellers.
The Northern Pacific Railroad Company
has inaugurated a new accommodation for
business men who travel extensively.
Agent F. P. Keyea has placed onrsale
3000 mm tickets for S9O, good on the
Northern-Pacific lines in Washington,
Idaho and Montana.
VOLCANO AND EARTHQUAKE.
Eruption of Mount. Baker in What
conl County.
WHATCOM, Dec. 12.——0ne of the Twin
Sisters, north of Mount Baker, was ob
served at 11:30 a. m. emitting a huge vol~
ume of smoke, which arose apparently to
the height of 1,000 feet. The smoke was
soon lifted to the north and disappeared.
About 2:30 p. m. a column of smoke also
arose from Mount Baker, and other moun
tains showed the same phenomenon. A
rent was observed in the main Sister which
had never appeared before, and which was
apparently a quarter of a mile long, run
ningifrom the top of the mountain toward
the ase. The mountain has never been
surmounted, the top being a precipitous
mass of chrome iron and about 9,000 feet
high. In the early morning a distinct
earthquake shock was felt. William
Spears, who is a well—known citizen and
who lives on J street, was disturbed about
5 a. m., as was also William Sanders, who
lives at the corner of J,and Fifteenth
streets, and many others. At about the
time of the first eruption the mayor and a
number of his family were likewise startled
by a distinct shock. -
FRESH STATE NEWS.
Kettle Falls is now an incorporated city.
President Hill of the Tacoma city coun
cil is very ill.
S. G. Cosgrove, of l’omeroy, is a candi
l date for the republican nomination for gov-,
l ernor.
; Surveyor General Cavanaugh is on a
business trip on the Spokane & Northern
rallroad.
The Lincoln club of Spokane is holding
enthusiastic meetinszs and the Tacoma re
gublican clubs are a ive to the issues of the
ay.
Alfred Holman has resigned the editor
Sh? of the Post-Intelligencer and will go
to an Francisco to reside. A., ’l‘. McCar
ger, lately a real estate dealer, takes 1118
place.
William Carroll, dealer in groceries, as
signed in Tacoma to H. L. otaw. The
assets are $5,300 and the liabilities
$7,875.56.
Dr. Frederick M. Drew, the well known
dentist of Seattle. died at his home, 1512
Fifth street, of typhoid fever, after a lin
gering illness. .
At the Olympia, house, in Montesano,
while sufi‘ering from an attack of tem ovary
insamty, Mrs. (jilbert M. Ward, 0? Oak
gillg, attempted suicide. So says the Vi
et e.
Bradstreet gives the following bank clear
ing for last week: Seattle, $1,052,633; Ta
coma, $1,008,061 Seattle shows a decrease
of 3.3 in the corresponding week of last
year and Tacoma 1.4.
Charles Doyle, who killed Billy Schaefer
in a prize fight at the People’s theater, Se
attle, last winter, met with an accident yes
terday afternoon which may cause his
death; He was apainter and fell from a
weak scafiold.
The office of the Seattle Tribune, the
German newspaper on the alley between
James and Jefferson street and Second and
‘ Third streets, Seattle, burned to the ground
at 2:15 this morning. The loss on the
building is SSOO, and on the printing ofiice
$2,000; insurance unknown.
Luigi Sallo. an Italian laborer, who has
been at work on ‘the Great Northern,
jumped from a west-bound Northern Pa
cific freight train at Spokane and was
ground to pieces beneath the wheels. He
‘rst threw out his blankets, and then he
attemfited to jump, but failed to clear the
car. e was dragged 150 yards and terri
bly mangled. Over S4OO in checks was
found on his person.
TELEGRAPHIC TALES.
A cold wave is coming up the coast from
California.
Lieut.-Gov. J. C. Shultz, of Manitoba, is
seriously ill. .
The Baltimore has sailed from Valpa
raiso for San Francisco.
James Kittriek was killed today by an
explosion in a Wilkes-Barre coal mine.
In St. Petersburg, Captain Punpushko,
instructor of the attillery cadets was killed
by the explosion of a shell.
A public meeting in Rio Janeiro strongly
protested against the imperial honors paid
by France to the late Dom Pedro.
The October statement of the Union Pa
cific railway system shows the net earn
ings to be $2,001,000, an increase of $505,000.
A dispatch from Rio J aneiro declares
that the report of the gravity of the polit—
ical situation there are greatly exaggerated.
The financial situation in Brazil contin
ues to be of the most gloomy nature.
Many of the largestundertakings are likely
to co lapse at any moment.
Dave Egan the “Montana Kid” was
knocked out in ten rounds this morning
by Joseph Tansey of Memphis. The tight
took place at Wadsworth; lls.
In Philadelphia, the first graduating
class of the school ship Saratoga, held its
commencement today. The graduates
numbered fifty-one boys, who are the first
pupils sent out by the Pennsylvania nan
tical school.
The boiler of the Italian steamer Cala
braia, which left Genoa this morning for
Naples, exploded. sinking the steamer.
Thirty-six persons were on board, of
Whom twenty-one were drowned.
In the St. John divorce case today in
England, Miss St. John was called in re
buttal. She denied the story that she com
mitted adultery with Cohen, they respond
ent.
A VTIIole Circus Kificd.
New YosK, Dec. 12—11; is feared that all
the members oi Lowanda’s circus have
.been drowned of! the north coast ot South
America. There were about twenty-live
Eeople attached to the circns, including
owanda, the well-known equestrian, and
one of the Misses Stickney, also a rider.
1 The circus was a small, one-ring affair that
l traveled from place to place in a schooner,
which is thought to be wrecked.
l‘llteell Mllllons In Excess.
NEW YORK, Dec. 12.—The weekly bank
statement shows the following changes:
Reserve increase, $1,476,000; specie in
crease, $137,000; circulation decrease,
$4,000. The banks now hold $15,343 000 in
excess of the twenty-live per cent rule.
Fatal Accldont to Collvlcll. ,
Gama RAPIDS, lowa. Dec. l2.—The scaf— '
fold at Anamosa penitentiary upon which
five convicts were working gave way this
morning, precipitating all but one to the
ground. ohn Gilroy is dead, W. F. Grove
and Ed Curran were fatally injured and F.
N. Hall was badly hurt. Grove was par
doned this morning by the governor.
For Aspiring Jurors.
Sheriff Prince is constantly stopped by
persons who solicit him to have them
drawn for the jury“ They do not seem to
know that it is a misdemeanorh request
the sherifl to summon them as jurors.
The penalty for domg so is SBOO.
Ho for Christmas.
Times are heard and money scarce, so it
stands every one in hand to buy things
that are useful as well as ornamental for
Christmas presents. Robert Frost has the
finest line of table cutlerly direct from the
{factory Carvers of al grades, Rogere’
best silver plated forks, spoons, fruit sets,
orange knives 2 nut cracks and picks, etc.
Call and examine. Prices as low as a good
article can be sold for. j 1
LARGEST CIRCULATION
Of Any Daily Newspaper West of Seattle
and Tacoma.
< EVENING EDITION.
T 0 PRESIDENT HARRISGN’S MES
SAGE 0N CHILE.
The Soul]: American Republlc
Evading the Issue and Play-
Inar at Diplomacy.
NEW YORK, Dec. 12:. The Herald’s cor
respondent at Valparaiso, Chile, cables the
following: ”President Jorge Montt, has
sent to the Chilean ministers in the United
States and Europe, a reply to President
Harrison’s message to the congress of the
United States in relation to the assault on
the sailors who landed from the cruiser
Baltimore. He declares the Chilean au
thorities have never attempted to evade in
the slightest particular any responsibility
for which'the country may be justly held.
but insists that the proper and ordinary
forms of Chilean procedure must be ob
served.” President Montt was interviewed
by the Herald and said he was fully con
vinced that in the end the American peo
ple would judge of the Baltimore affair
without bias. There was no doubt in his
mind that the congress of the United
States would act with fairness in the
matter and that justice be done by govern
ments of both the United States and Chile.
“The closing sentence of Mr. Harrison’s
message,” said President Montt, “shows
he wil await the conclusion of investiga
tion now being made before taking aggres
sive action. So believing, l have not the
slightest idea of any trouble between
the two countries. We are desirous of cul
tivating amicable relations with all coun
tries and have no desire for any difliculty
with the United States. No acknowledge
ment has been made of the receipt of t e
letters sent to the Chilean government on
November 9, asking for copies of the testi
monfiof Witnesses in the investigation in
the altimore afl'air. Six days ago are
ply was sent to a letter of Secretary Blaine
to Minister Pedro Moutt, at Was ington.
in which the American secretary of state
says that safe conducts were (granted the
re ugees who were in the erman and
French legations, while the privelege was
denied those who sought asylum in the
American legation. A reply sent to Secre
tary Blaine eclarcs no such permits have
been granted; that no safe conducts have
been issued to any refugees in any foreign
legations, and that Mr. Blaine can keep
himself well informed through the Chilean
legation at Washington.
The Union Pacific.
TACOMA, Dec. 12 —lf report for once be
true, work will be resumed about the mid
dle of next March on the road between
Portland and Olympia, Tacoma and Se
‘attle which was begun last year by the
Union Pacific railroad, but according to
the latest rumor, is to be completed by the
Great Northern. It is asserted that Jim
Hill has purchased the unfinished line,
and that he is now preparing to resume the
work of construction. As usual, the story
locks confirmation, but it is given general
credence.
Indicted In Seattle.
SEATTLE. Dec. 12.—The United States
grand jury has returned eight indict
ments. Among them is one against J. C.
Baird,the customs ir‘nefpector, who killed
Deputy Sheriff Geo. . Poor at Wooley
last July. The charge against Baird was
interfering with Customs Inspector Z. T.
Holden; l‘homas House, a railway postal
clerk, for stealinga letter on the steamer
Edith; ex-United States Marshal R. E.
Gibbons, for giving liquor to an Indian;
William McArdle ames Hill and James
Rivers, also for selling liquor to Indians;
Edward Nelson, for smuggling whisky to
San Juan Island, and Dennis Reddy, for
smuggling opium.
In Congress Today.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 12.——In the house the
speaker announced the following commit
tees: Accounts, Messrs. Rusk of Mary
land, Cooper of Indiana, Moore of South
Carolina. Serley of lowa Pearson of Ohio,
Quackenbush odeew ifork, Griswold of
Pennsylvania, an Cutting of California.
Mileage, Messrs. Castle of Minnesota
Crawford of North Carolina, Kendall of
Kentucky, Caldwell of Ohio, and Flick of
lowa.
An adijournment was then taken until *
Wednes ay.
New York Stock Market.
New Yoax, Dec. 12. ~ Noon - Money
easy, closed afieted at 2 per cent. bar sil
ver, 95%. Stocks, closed active, and
weak at the lowest prices of the
day. Fours coupons, 17% ; Pacific 6s, 8%;
Atchison, 421/; Central Pacific, 31%; Bur
lington, 9412 A; benver & Rio Grande 44%;
Northern acific, 24%; Northern lgaolfic
greferred, -—'~; Northwestern 15; New
ork Central, 16%; Oregon Navigation,
79; North American, 16%; Pacific ;Mail,
36%; Rock Island, 84%; St. Paul dz
Omaha, 37%; Texas Pacific, 11%; Union
Pacific, 40%; Wells Fargo Express, 40;
Western Union. 81%.
Chicago Produce Market.
CHICAGO, Dec. 12. Close Wheat—
Steady. Cash, 91%0; May, 97%@97%c.
Corn—~Esteady; cash, 54c; December, 55c;
May,43%c. ~
OatswEalsly; cash, 32%c; May, 51%0.
Barley— ominal,s9c.
Pork—« Steady; Cash, $8.37%; January,
$10.95; Mag, $11.50.
1 Lard— teady; cash, $6.02%@56.07%;
January, [email protected]%. .
The lion-b Thrower.
NEW YORK, Dec. 12,—Inspector B'yrncs,
who has charge of the official work of en
deavoring to find out who the bomb
throwerwas said today that he had no
knowledge that the head found in Sage’s
office ha been identified.
Bos’ron, Dec. 12.—The father and mother
of Henry L. Norcross are now fully con
vinced t eir son is the man whose insane
act in the office of Russell Sage resulted in
his own death. _______
Burned to Death.
Wmmrso, Dec. 12.—-The Lorne Hotel
and the Ontario House at Moose Jaw was
burned early this morning. The proprie
torofthe Lorne House, Henry Jackson
his little girl and a young woman named
Ruth Mc ougail, were burned to death. A
railroad man named McMicken and Mrs.
Jackman were fatally injured while at
temoting to escape. The fire was not ex
tinguished until twenty buildings, includ
ing a church, burned.
Death 0! Mrs. Amen. '
Bosros, Dec. 12,—Miss Julia A. Ames,
editor of the Union Signal, of Chicago, the
official organ of the Woman’s Christian
Temgerance Union, died this mornin¥ at
the omeopatic hospital in this city, a ter
a short illness.
An Illegal Grand Jury. _
l SAN FRANCisco, Dec. 12.—-The state so
prems court by five justices against two
decided today that the present grand jury
of the city and county of San Francisco is
an illegal body. ‘
Cnlllorula Hruln Market.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 12.—Wheat, buyerl
season, ’9l, $1.88%. ‘

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