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The Cflies of Olympia and Tumwater, and
Thurston County.
VOLUME 11. NO. 197, >
ROSE & GODHRD
Elegant 1 StoCk
Chilberg : Block.
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~ M- O’CONNOR
309 and 311 Main street, Olympia.
F. w. TINKHAM
Beef, Mutton, Pork and Veal.
“CHOICE.—
HAMS, BACON, LARD, BUTTER
1 AND EGGS.
Poultry of all kinds. Choice Vegetables
in their Season.
Bflsby’s Block, Main 812., Con, 7th. Tel.. No. 88
THE BIG BAZAAR!
' ' I w. A. VAN EPPS, Pnop. .
Headquarters for Everything.
¥——A magnificent stock 01——
WALL PAPER AND
Ceiling Decorations
Just received. ‘
East 4th at - - - - Olympia,“ash
ROBERT FROST
’ HEAVY AND SHELF
' HAR D W AR E.
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Wooden and willow ware, crockery and
glassware, guns pistols, rifles, all kinds of
ammunition, cement, paint .0“: and win
dow glass.
S Il D. tS 1 I
él-REDUCE S I 061(46-
Evel-V article in stock will be sold
at. a net Discount of
_ _ 20 per cent.
$25 Suits for ..S2O 00 sloßoy’sSuits g0f0r..........4......58 00
$208dit5f0r.......................... 16 00 sßßoy’sSuits g0f0r..................56 4o
$158uit5f0r........... 12 00 s6Boy’sSuitsgo fors4 80
i5108uit15f0r.......................,.. 800 $580y55uit5g0f0r.................,.5400
sßSuits for 640 s3Boy’sSuitsgo f0r........‘.........52 40
. slsOßoy’sSuitsgo f0r..............’.5_120
20 per cent. .. . ..Mackintoshes reduced. .. . . .20 per cent. _
20 per cent. . A . .. . ..Overcoats reduced.. . .20 per cent.
20 per cent... .Gent’s furnishings reduced. . . ‘2O per cent.
. 20percent...........Hats reduced..........2opercent.
20 per cent. . . .Boots, Shoes, etc., reduced... .20 per cent.
L- BETTMAN
The. Clothler,
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The Best, CheapeSt and} Cleanest Fuel.
THOMAS HEAGOCK AND A. D. GLOYER, Exclusive Agents.
OLYMPIA TRIBUNE
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..BAR AND STRAITS.
ADVANTAGES OF SOUND PORTS
OVER. THE COLUMBIA.
Talk With the Manurer of the Pu
get Sound Tug Bout Company.
What he has to Say About the
Mouth 0! the Columbia.
j Captain J. B. Libby. of Port Townsend,
1 manager of the Puget Sound Tug
ißoat company, was in the city
yesterday and took the "train for Mon
tesano. He arrived by the Portland train
Saturday evening. He had been dow]: at
the mouth of the Cohfmbia river where
there is a blockade of vessels caused by the
storms that have been beating around the
mouth of the Columbia for some weeks past.
Captain Libby says that there are over a
dozen vessels at Astoria and in the mouth
of the river waiting to get out. One or two
of them have been there since Thanksgiv—
ing day, and about five vessels are
known to be outside for a week past wait
ing for a. favorable opportunity to come in.
The weather on the coast has been worse
than has been known for twenty years in
the same space of time. The gales of De
cember 6th and 7th were particulatly se
vere. In Clallam county fully one~half of
the fine marketable timber has been pros
trated by the high winds.
Captain Libby says the Straits of
Fnca is a far better roadstead
for vessels in every particular than the
Columbia river, an the increase of ships
that are coming into the straits in very
marked. He elioves that the so called
improvements of the bar at the mouth of
the Columbia has made it more formida
ble for vessels to enter there and there is a
stretch of breakers four miles across the
mouth of the river there now, against a
mile stretch before the improvements be
gan. It is an easy matter he says for ves
sels to enter the straits of Face at all sea
sons because of its width and depth of
water. Relative to the wheat shipping in
dustry he is of the opinion that it will
eventually come to the sound there being
no lighterage require as at Portland. ‘
The Puget Sound Tug Boat conzipany
have the tugs Tvee, Tacoma, Wan erer,l
Richard Holyoke and Pioneer in constant 3
service in the straits and on the coast. 1
Their distinguishing makes are white pilot 3
house and white stripe around hull and}
black funnels. 1
CHRISTMAS AT TUMWATER.
A Fine Entertainment for the Children
at Our Sister Town.
The M. E. Sunday school at Tumwater
rendered the cantata entitled “Santa Claus
dz Co.” Christmas eve. The church was
aglow with beautiful decoration, having
two trees arched together ladened with
many handsome presents. The Tumwater ‘
band, under the leadership of Professori
Saunders, furnished a fine selection of 3
music, after which, Miss Spencer opened‘
the exercises with one of her fine instru- ‘
mental selections, entitled the “Christmas \
Voluntary.” Rev. J ohnstone led in prayer,
in his earnest and devoted manner, in
which all in hearing of his voice, could but
echo his sentiment~”Peace on Earth,
Good Will to Men.” The choir sang the
The choir sang the beautiful anthem, “O,
Bethlehem!" which was received with
much applause. Once more the lively
strains of the organ hushed the audience
tosilence, and brought forth the “Snow
Fairies,” in their sparkling costumes of
snowy white. As the last words of “Whirl
ing on White Wings,” were wafted away,
“Jack Frost" sprang suddenly from the
realms of“ Fairy and”and in his dazzling
costume and sprightly manner. sang his
solos in away only known to Jack Frost.
Next came the Evergreen Fairies and their
costumes and songs were in accordance to
what they represented—“ The Children of
the Forest Deep." Patty, the child of the
Boer, acted her part well, and we, in our
earts, feli as Patty said, “that there were
many children in the world whom Santa
Claus cannot see. The little Holly Fairies
entered, singing their lively songs, and
made us all feel happy again. Mildred,
the child of the rich. entere on the scene,
and in her sweet songs and kind words set
an example that should be followed by all.
Then all the Fairies shouted in one voice ‘
the many call for Santa Claus. They ‘
heard in the distance his welcome voice,
and as the chorus pealed forth again, the
door opened and Santa Claus entered with a
loud and cheerfullaugh, with his loud peals
of laughter, he made his way to the Fairies
and gave a hearty welcome to all. The
character of Santa Claus was acted in the
good old-fashioned way, making the hearts
of the children happy and bringing back
to the minds of the older ones their child
-1 hood days. Mildred and Patty closed the
scene by singing a beautifulduet, which
brought forth a moral that should long be
remembered.
After the cantata, Santa Claus and the
Fairies distributed the presents and the
candy, and we think all went home well
leased with the evening’s entertainment.
Efuch praise is due the ladies for their
training of the children, which made the
entertainment a grand success. L. S.
Miss Bly’s Resignation.
Miss May Bly, who has served so effi
ciently as principal of the high school in
this city, has resigned and will leave to
morrow for Helena, Montana, to accept
the position of teacher of Latin. t Miss
Bly’s duties in her new field will be much
lighter, with an increased salary, while
her present position requires instruction in
ten different subjects. The position was
tendered Without any solicitation and her
release was granted by each member of the
school boar , who have killed the vacancy
githe appointment of L. F. Henderson.
r. Henderson was for a number of {veers
principal of the high school at Port and,
‘ and the board of school directors may con
} grutulate themselves in securing a person
i so well fitted to till the vacancy occasioned
I by ths resignation of Miss Bly.
A Neat Christmas Gift.
A neat little sheepskin coin bag was sent
to all of its customers as a Christmas
present, with the “compliment of the First
National bank, of Ol¥mpia. Washington,
capital, SIOO,OOO sur’p us, $20,030.” printed
on one side. While the recipients were
thankful for the gilt, they regret that times
were not flush enough to have enabled the
bankto have filled the bag before send
ing it.
The Keeley Institute.
Shelton Sentinel: The Keeley institute
at Olympia, is doing a livelybusiness. Pa
tients from all over the state are pouring
in. There are lots of fellows in this state
who want to quit whisky. The KeelEy
cures them. _
Notice
Is hereby given that the undersigned has
presented a petition to the common coun
cil of the city of Olympia, asking per—
mission to erect a warehouse on piling
fronting on Seventh, between Main and
Columbia streets, J. A. SILSBY.
For a solid, dressy calf shoe at
dls-2w BROWN & anmas
SPYING MRS. BLAINE.
THE SECRETARY’S DAUGHTER-IN
LAW‘ CONSULTS BYRNES.
Accogdlnz to the Inspector She is
Being Shamefully Persecuted—
One of the “shadowa” Goes to
the Same Hotel.
New YORK, Dec. 27.-—Mrs. James G.
Blaine, Jr., with her companion, Miss Ox
ford, visited police headquarters the other
day and had a long interview with Inspect
or Byrnes, in which she laid bare the de
tails of a persecution by private detectives
ever since she came to this city to attend
the referee’s hearing in her suit for divorce.
Since her arrival at the New York Hotel
from Deadwood, S. Dak., where the divorce
suit will be tried next week, she has con
stantly been shadowed by spies. One of
them attempted to bribe the driver of her
cab and the clerk of the hotel to tell where
ever she went. They reported the matter
to Mr. Panaci, the proprietor of the hotel,
and Mrs. Blaine was informed of the es
pionage on her actions.
She became aware that a woman who
occupied a room only a few feet away from
her in the hotel was one of the spies. The
woman questioned the servants, and tried
to find out who Mrs. Blalne’s visrtors were.
She even went so far as to ask to be allowed
to examine Mrs. Blaine’s room, giving as
an excuse that she was dissatisfied With 1
her room and as Mrs. Blaine was soon go— 1
ing away, she might want to move into 1
those aggrtments. Her request was re- ‘
fused. rs. Blaine believes that the wo
man’s object was to take any letters she
co_uld find. _
Inspector Byrnes was immediately noti
fied of the new discovery, and when Mrs.
Blaine left his office at the end of a three
uarter-hour interview, she was weeping.
%‘he ins eclor detailed Detectives Crowley
and Mcgloskey on the case. Afterward he
refused to discuss the matter, saying
simply that “Mrs. Blaine was being shame
fully}; persecuted. and I intend to break it
u .
git the New York Hotel Mrs. Blaine had
given orders that she would see no one.
[1 reply to the card sent [lg by the repor
ter she begged to be excuse and referred
him to Inspector Byrnes for all infor
mgtion.__ _ _ _ .
Mrs. Blaine is a daughter of Colonel
Richard Nevins who is now at the New
York Hotel. He refused to beinterviewed
on the matter. She met James G. Blaine,
Jr., in Bar Harbor, in 1885, and earlfi in
1886 they were secretly married by ev.
Father Ducey, in this city. The parents of
young Blaine were much incensed, but
a reconciliation was effected. They sepa
rated in 1888, Mrs. Blaine taking her little
son, and in 1888 she accepted an engage—
ment with Daniel Frohman. She was
taken ill with inflammatory rheumatism,
and was four months helpless at the Perci
val. Her companions were her Iyounger
sister, her little son and ennrse. er only
visitors were Daniel Frohman, Mr. and
Mrs. Kendal, and Mrs. Charles Jenkins,
her most intimate friend, who now lives in
Greenwich, ‘ann, . _ - f .. . .
Recovery left her a cripple. In Aft-11 lest
she went to South Dakota, where on y three
months’ residence is required to give one
standing as an applicant for an absolute di
vorce on the grounds of desertion. and in
September Mrs. Blaine brougtht suit against
her husband. alleging deser ion and ‘non
support. She returned to this city a few
days ago to attend the taking of evidence
in the suit by Referee Daniel E. Lord, Jr.,
in the Equitable Building.
FIRES}! STATE NE WH.
Rich lgrokl mines have been discovered at
Medina Greek near the base of Mount Ta
coma in Pierce county.
The Kalama Bulletin is howling for street
improvements and a glance at the town
shows that they are needed.
001. B. W. Coiner, of the Sons of Veter
ans of Tacoma. has been appointed on
Gen. O'Brien’s staff with the rank of cup
taiu.
A Seattle newspaper says Hon. W. D.
Tyler, of Tacoma, is Boss McG'raw’s cun
didatefor congressman from western Wash—
ington.
Jimmy Whalen, alias Crawford, of San
Francxsco, Knocked out, Tommy Gillen. of
New York, in Tacoma Saturday night in
five rounds. ‘
Capt. Herbert N, Parker, of the May
Queen, who is well known in Olyngfla, has
been forced to take a few days 0 , being
laid up at Everett with la grippe.
Tacoma Knights of Labor will celebrate
the twenty-second anniversary of the order
by gluing an open meeting on December
30. iev. W. E. Copeland and others will
address the meeting.
Hon. J. F. Eshelman, state senator of
North Yakima, preached yesterday ,morn
ing at 10:15 o'clock and again at 7 o’clock
in the evening at the Christian church at
Thirteenth and E streets Tacoma.
A warrant has been issued at Port Town
send for the arrest of Theron J. Nolton, a
prominent Port Townsend business man
and treasurer of the Republican county
central committee, charging him with ob
taining money under false pretenses. Nol
ton was formerly vice president and man
ager of the Port Townsend National bank.
The Elks are going to have a big social
‘ entertainment at the Tacoma theater. Col.
Will L. Visscher, will give one of his inimn
itable humorous sketches, and Lieutenant
Governor Laughton will play a violin solo,
accompanied on the piano by Maw» James
Knox, of Puyallup. Robert elsbach,
Mrs. J. Vincent-Browne, G. G. Chandler
and other well known musicians of Tacoma
will entertain the audience. Selections
will be given by the Tacoma Glee Club and
also by the Tacoma Zither club and ladies
of Seattle and Olympia.
Governor Ferry and Others Must Pay. ‘
The last of the suits against the bonds
men of Geo. D. Hill, defaulting treasurer
of King county, has been settled, and
Judge Lichtenburg, of Seattle, on Saturw
(lay declared that the plaintifl', the county ,
of Kinfg, is entitled to judgment in the
sum 0 $29,143.80, with interest at the rate
of 10 per cent per annum from the 7th of
March, 1887, in manner and form as fol
lows, to wit: A judgment in fav‘or of the
laintifi' and against Eben Smith, David
fielloeg and E. P. Ferry, executors of the
1 last‘will and testament of George D. Hill,
deceased, for $29,143.60, with interest from
the 7th day of March, 1887, together with
its costs and disbursements, and that they,
the said executors, pi?’ the said judgment
in the due course 0 the administration
of said estate; and a judgment in favor of
the plaintiff and against John Leary, Jo
seph F. McNaught, George W. Harris, E.
P. Ferry. Butchfie Baxter and G. C. Phin
ney for $29,143.60, with interest from March
7, 1887, together with its costs and disburse
ments, and in default of the pavment
thereof execution issue against said John
Leary, Joseigih I". McNeught, George W.
Harris, Fl. . Ferry, Sutcliffe Baxter and
G. C. Phinney.
Notice to Attorneys.
OFFICE or COUNTY CLERK, and
Clerk of Sugefior Court.
Oympia, Was ~ Dec. 28, 1891.
In accordance with the directions of
the court the usual motion dag set for
Wednesday, Dec. 30, is hereby iapensed
with for this week.
W. H. Romain-s,
(Raga); clerk and clerk of superior court.
CHILIAN SPIES IN THE CITY OF
SAN FRANCISCO.
Looklng In the Harbor and Getting
a. Few Ideas as to the Explosion
of Tornadoes - Two Men Ar
rested as Vagrauu.
CHICAGO, Dec. 2B.—A morning paper says
an officer on General Miles’ staff received a
telegram late last night from his brother, a
United States soldier stationed at San
Francisco, telling him of the arrest there
yesterday of two foreigners, onea Spaniard
and the other a Chilian, who had been
there for the past three weeks and acting
in a. manner to cause suspicion. They
were arrested on a charge of vagreney,
though they are strongly suspected of be
ing Chilien spies, as several times they
were surprised while in the apparent act of
surreptitious survey of the harbor with
compasses. They also endeavored persis
tently to get information as to the location
and ylans for exploding torpedoes located
in the harbor.
I‘ELEGIIAPHIC TALES-
Secretary Foster is improvmg rapidly.
The grip in Milan and surrounding
country is causing many deaths.
Commander McCalla, of the navy, who
treated his crew shamefully and was sus
pended by court martial, has been restored
to duty. '
The steamer Arago has arrived in San
Francisco from Coos bag, with CaFtain
Marshall and five of t a crew o the
wrecked steamer Maggie Ross.
The Countess Clancartfi. who formerly
was well known as Belle ilton, a concert
hall singer in London, was delivered of
twins yesterday morning. Both children
are boys.
A statement of the affairs of Rosen
berger, Spendler & 00.. the Newmarket,
Va.. bankers, who had branches ‘in War
renton and in two other towns, places the
combined shortage at $103,000. '
A fire last night destroyeda dwelling
house and contents of the Chronicle on
Second street Reno. Nevada. Loss, $8023,
insurance, $5600. The origin of the lite is
unknown.
A man named Ben Pierce shot Patsy
Hamilton, an employee of the Nevada &
California railroad, in the Russ House last
niggnt in Reno, Nevada. The wound is said
to eof a very dangerous character, it be
ing about an inch below the heart. The
shooting is said to have been without prov
ocation. Pierce is in jail.
A Nlce State to Travel In.
BAN Amomo, Texas, Dec. 28,—Half a
dozen cow boys took possession of a south
bound passenger train on the International
and Great Northern Railroad. fortfi nnlee
north of here last night. They oarded
the train at Buda station and their first act
was to force a Chicaglo drummer off the
movin§ train because e wore a red cravat
and h gh silk hat. They then made a
number of fyoung ladies in the Pullman
coach sing or them, enforcing all demands
with drawn pistols. They ruled the tram
for twenty miles when they stepped ofl‘ at
ya way station.
Accldeut to a Pri’nce‘.
LONDON, Dec. 28.—Injuries from which
Prince Christian, of Schleawig Sonderburg,
is suffering from the result of an accident.
The queen and members of the royal fam
ily were spending the Christmas holidays
at Osborne House Isle of Wight. The day
before Christmas a party was hunting.
The birds rose between the Duke of Con
naufht and Prince Christian. The former
fire but unfortunately did not aim high
enough. Three shots entered Prince
Christian’s face, destroying one eye.
A Tragedy In France.
Runs, Dec. 28.—-An old man living in
the eastern department killed his son in a
quarrel over a legacy. When the
gend’armes arrived to arrest him he barri
caded himself in the house. He fired at
the gend'armes, whereupon a. second
eend’arme leveled his pistol at the mur
derer and killed him.
Field In Starving l-llmsell.
New Yozx, Dec. 28.—~Edward M. Field
neither eats or drinks and is growing
weaker every day. He passed a restless
night. This morning he refused to take
breakfast. He complains of pains in the
head. He refuses to touch medicine.
Decision in Agrlcultural College Case.
Attorney-General Jones has written a
lengthy opinion on the subject of warrants
issuing to the agriculturalcollege,in which
he holds that the state auditor must issue
said warrants, This would appear to vir
tually settle the college matter in favor of
the location at Pullman, inasmuch as the
work on the buildings can now go ahead
and the teachers receive their pay. 4
Unusually Interesting.
The gospel meeting held by the Young
Men’s Christian association at Tacoma
hall yesterday afternoon was unusually
interesting. Several young men were
deetply stirred. Hereafter these“ meetings
wil be made thoroughly evangelistic. The
entire strength of the service wiil be con
centrated upon the one object of making
conyegsionp. ___ __ _ _ _
Wednesday night there will be a. special
meeting at t, le rooms for the purpose of
Bible study and prayer. It 15 quite probn~
ble the Sunday morning class wlll be held
at an earliers hour.
A Success.
We have been very successful with our
auction sale but our stock is still to large
and we need more money. The sale will
be continued a. few days longer. We have
a large stock of gold watches F“ to give
away. Come and get one. A 1 goods are
guarantoed to be strictly Enable;
Hold Up Near Tnmwater.
Charles Ward, of Tumwater, reports to
the police that while returning home from
Olympia on Christmas night he was stopped
at the top of the hill by a man who leveled
a. istol at him and demanded his money.
“gird turned over $5. This is the second
time he has been held up.
Death at 'l‘umwater.
Mrs. Mary Miles, daughter of Washing
ton Rutledge of Little Rock, died this
morning at, 4 o’clock, at her home in
Tumwater. The funeral will occur to
morrow at 2 o’clock.
The Nicaranguu Canal.
Clinton Going was today circulating a
petition urging confiresa to hasten the
completion of the icaraugua. canal. A
like petition is being circulated on all the
cities of the Pacific oasg.
Assignee’s Sale.
The stock of wall gaper of the late firm
of F. T. Knewing & o. is for sale.in whole
or in part) at} sacrifice. Alpply to Jno. B.
Reed, ass: nee, No. 227 St. {elen’s avenue,
Tacoma, finish. dechu’
LARGEST CIRCULATION
Of Any Daily Newspaper West of Seattlé
and Tacoma.
< EVENING EDITION.
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PEACE OR WAR?
UNUSUAL ACTIVITY IN THE 60V
‘ERNMENT DEPARTMENTS. ,
The official: However Say That
There Isn’t a Speck or War on
the Diplomatic Horizon and
that-Everything Is Peaceful.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 28.—Secretery Tracy’s
oflice presented a busy scene this morning.
Within an hour he saw Senator Allison,
chairman of the senate committee on ap
propriations, Senator Cameron of the com
mitteeon appropriations, the chairman of
the committee on naval affairs, Senator
Butler, member of the same committee,
Senators Frye and Hale, Chief Constructor
Wilson, Chief Engineer Melville, Captain
Phillips, who is to command the new
cruiser New York, Lieutenant ‘ Mason. ex
ecutive officer of the same vessel, Commo
dore Folger, chief of ordnance, Commander
Chadwick and lastly Charles _Cramp, ship
builder.
Notwithstanding this sign of olficial act
ivity and reports printed of unusual work
at the davy yard, the officials of the navy
department deny there is the least speck
of war cloud on the diplomatic horizon.
Asssistant Secretary Soley said he had
already expressed his views as to the navy
yard. When asked where the San Fran
cisco was bound he declined to five a deli
uite answer, but was remindet the last
time she went out was for “gun practice,”
as reflex-ted by the department.
She ad 11 0t been heard of
at Valparaiso. He said the vessel
had no orders for Chili. Naval officers who
should know, when asked if the cruiser
was bound for Acapulco, replied she would
not go as far south' as Mexico. He also
stated the Baltimore is now possibly in
North Panama, on her way to San Fran
cisco. Commodore h‘olger, chief of the
ordnance bureau, added to the general de
nial by saying there was no unusual acti
vit at the naval gun factory.
fir. Cramp, the shi‘rf‘builder. also insisted
his torce was not war 'ing faster or longer
than usual, on the vessels now building at
his yards. Commodore Wilson, chief con
structor, had gone over to Philadelphia to
inspect the progress of naval work, and on
Saturday had not found a single man of
3,000 employees at work. Moreover, Cramfl
did not believe half his force were at wor
today. as they were keeping the holiday
season.
At the department of state matters,
moved along in the usual serene fashion.
and there was not a trace of warlike excite
ment. Oflicials say nothing has been
heard from Minister Egan since the 28d
inst. Why he did not attend President
Montt’s inauguration Saturday they did
not know an doubted the correctness of
the report to that effect.
At tre war department neither Acting
Secretary Grant nor Major General Scho
lield,who would certainly be in a position
to know, had any information of the inten
tion to appoint General Miles to command
in event of war with Chili.
In fact the only thing of warlike prepara
tion visible at the executive departments,
consisted in an order issued Saturday for the
immediate preparation of a. new twelve
inch gun just completed at the navy yard
here or transportation to Callforn a, to
gether with 4,000 pounds of powder and
1 030 shells.
Senor Montt, the Chilean minister, called
at the department 01 state at noon. He
had an interview with Secretary Blaine for
half an hour.
“Col.” Ulpts, the Dwarf and His “th?
tle” lfi-Yenr 001 d Friend Annm.
At the Trocadero, London, “Col.”
Ulpts, now causes a great deal of fun at
every performance by introducing his “lit
tle friend Aama.” The colonel himself is
about three feet high, and his voice is like
the voice of the cornereke in the reeds by
the river. He makes a pretty speech and
then a. curtain draws up and reveals Annie,
seated on a throne, with a hussar’s hat uyon
her head, and a clanking sabre by her 3 do.
Now this Aame is the tallest giantess that
the world has ever seen. So is it repre
sented by Richard Werner, who discovered
her when she was a little child slayin? in
the Department of the Jure, an watc led
her gradual growth with anxious care, un»
til 5 s best the record of the world's tall
women: _ __ 7 7
She is taller than Maid Marian, the
elongnatedladygoi‘ Bavaria; taller than
Anna Swan, of these United States of
America, whereeo many thinFs are tall.
Even among} giants she can he d her head
high, and c allenge comparison with any
comer. Chang, the tremendous Uhinaman,
falls short of her by an inch or two; only
the weedy Winkelmeyer, if he were stli
alive, would overtop her.
Aamaie 15 years of age. is only just
under eight feet hifgh, and is still growing
rapidly. During! Ie past twelve months
she has added nearly nine inches to her
stature. Should she continue to develor
at the name rate until her eighteent)
birthday, she will then have attained a
height of at least ten feet. But these
things are in the lap of the gods.
,An Old Oregon Pioneer Gone.
Medorem Crawford, of Oregon. uncle of
Sam Crawford, of Seattle, is dead at his’
farm in Yamhill county. Medorem Craw
ford was born June 24, 1819. He was a.
little past 23 years of age when he reached
Oregon, and 1e spent here an active life of
nearly fifty years. Known to every person
in Orefion during many years, and remem
bered utterly by all who retain recollec
tions of early days in Oregon. Medorem
Crawford was a men to fix the impress of
his individuality and character ngon any
community. e had an open' an gener
ous nature. he was a man remembered for
truth, integrity and fidelity. He was al
ways true to his principles and faithful to
his friends' as a pioneer, he wasamong
the most intelligent, far-seeing and ener
getic, and, as a state-builder. he bore a
‘ very important part. ,
RBéHVJZGODARD.
John L. Morrison, for whom Morrison
street, Portland, is named,ls now Irving
on Shaw’s Island in the state of Washing
ton. He was born in Edinburgh Scotland,
in 1819. He cameto the Uni (1 States at“.
the age of 12 years, and learned the car
peuter’e trade in Connecticut; came to Ore~
gun in 1842 with the partfi with which
Crawford came- worked on t 6 Oregon In
stitute for the Methodist mission in 1843;
went to Oregon Gig in 1844; built for F.
W. Pettygrove in 46 the first frame house
erected in Portland, also a dwelling for
Captain Crosby in 1847. and several other
buildings in the early time.
A dozen teachers left on-the Multnomslx
this afternoon to attend the nzeetim: of the
State Teachers’ association at, Fairhavsn,
which convenes tomorrow. Among those
who left today were Superintendent and
Mrs. Brintne I. Miss Bly, Mrs. Keyes, Miss
Royal, Miss Sums, Miss McCullagh, Miss
MoClurken. Miss A. G. Robertson, Miss
M. C. Robertson, Miss Braden, Miss Card.
MIBB Pone. Miss Tyler. Miss Moore and
Miss Chilberg, who will represent Olympia
at the meeting.
TALL AND SHORT.
An Old Pioneer.
Teachers’ Association.

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