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DEATH CLAIMS RAILROADMAN
GEORGE W. FITZGERALD, WELL KN OWN CITIZEN, PASSED AWAY THIS MORNING. Laid the First Steel on the Northern Pacific R.vlway in North Dakota. George Fitzgerald, a well known resident of Walla Walla, died at his residence, 727 Carrie avenue, this morning at 2 o'clock. The deceased vas 60 years, 1 month and 20 days o ld. He leaves a widow and four children, all grown. Mr. Fitzgerald was born at Galena, HI July 11, 1845. For 25 years he has followed railroading as an occu pation and was considered one of the best track men that ever came to the Pacific coast. In 1880 and 1881 he laid the steel rails for the Northern I pacific from Mandan, North Dakota, fcdtoendive, Montana, a distance of Lit 2'ofl miles. Mandan is where theviist rail of the Northern Pacific railroad was laid. After the road was completed from Mandan to Glen dive ho was appointed the first road master of the division, which he re signed a few years later to go into the hotel business In Medara, North Dakota. After retiring from the hotel busi ness he returned to railroad work, being employed by the Great North ern. About six years ago he went to work for the O. R. & N. as yard master at Starbuck, remaining there two years. He was also yardmaster at Walla Walla for a short time. The names of his children and their residences follows: John A. Fitz gerald, Nampa, Idaho; Mrs. Wil liam J. Porter, Great Falls, Mont.; Mrs. John B. Seilaz, Oklahoma City; Miss Rose Fitzgerald, Walla Walla. His wife and daughter Rose were it the bedside at the time of his death. The deceased was a member of Starbuck lodge No. 158, L O. O. F. Toe funeral will be conducted by the Walla Walla General Relief commit tee of Odd FeIMH»6, the-date ef-wh+clr lias not yet been fixed. Wanted—An experienced sales-wo lan; one who can do altering in la ies' suit department. At the Golden You'll! Special Sale Sf-Itrp of Ice Cream IKXYC Freezers and to Refrigerators • ••• Will Soon be at Hurry j anEnd If you are in the market for either one of these highly important and necessary household articles you couldn't do a better stroke of business than by pa tronizing this sale. Whether you desire to purchase or' not we will be pleased to show you the goods. Note the following price reductions: REFRIGERATORS No. 460 —Has three doors, very generous capacity, J33.5V) value; special price $24.50 No. 529, Store or Restaurant Refrigerator—Regular $50.00 value; special $38.50 No. 51 Genuine automatic Refrigerator—With provision chamber lined with opalite (white blass one-quarter inch thick). Very fine. Regular price $60.00; special price... $43.50 Xo. 54 —As above but larger, our regular $75.00 value; special price $56.50 ICE CREAM FREEZERS The Blizzard Lightning and Twin Freezers have wire hoops imbedded in the wood, which is cedar, and have simple, durable inechanism. 3 Qt. Blizzard Freezers, $2.25; special $1.65 4 Qt. Blizzard Freezer, $2.70; special $1.95 - v}t. Lightning Freezers for quick freeezing and smooth cream, regular price ,$2.15; special $1.60 3 Qt. Size Lightning Freezer, $2.50; special $1.90 4 Qt. Size Lightning Freezer, $3.00; special $2.15 6 Qt. Size Lightning Freezer, $3.90; special $2.75 American Twin Freezer, freezing two flavors of cream or cream and sherbets, ices, etc., at one time 3 Qt. Size Twin Freezer, $3.15; special $2.25 i Qt. Size Twin Freezer. $3 90; special $2.75 6 Qt. Size Twin Freezer, $4.95; special $3.65 [ DAVIS-KASER CO. Everything to Furnish the Home ALDER STREET NEXT TO P. O. TO NAME WASHINGTON DAT September 27 Probably Will be Chos en at Portland Fair. While the date has not been defi nitely settled, it is understood here that the management of the Lewis and Clark exposition will designate Wed nesday, September 27, as Washington state day at the fair. Several months ago it was sug gested that Governor Mead be asked to designate and proclaim Washing ton state day a public holiday in this state. So far the request has not been made and indications are that if it is presented it will have to be pretty strongly backed up, because the governor has no desire to proclaim a holiday unless the demand for it is shown to be general. Executive Commissioner Johnston, at Portland, is arranging with the ex position management for the proper celebration of the day. One event that is now under consideration is a ban quet by the fair management on the night of Washington state day to Gov. ernor Mead, his staff and the Wash ington state commission, with their wives. ANNUAL HARVEST FESTIVAL Local Corps of Salvation Army Mak ing Preparations. The annual Harvest Festival ex hibition of the Salvation Army with six days special meetings, will be held from September 14 to 19 inclu sive. The members of the local army will solicit money and goods for this purpose in a few days now. En sign McClelland wishes all to know that anything saleable, from a needle to an anchor, is acceptab'e. ROYAL-M'CAW WEDDIN6 WalU Walla Young Woman the Bride of Salem Man. At the residence of the bride's pa rents, in this ctiy, last night, was celebrated the marriage ceremony of M. G. Royal of Salem, Ore., and Miss Alan McCaw. The ceremony was perfortned by Rev. A. R. Olds in the presence of the members of the fam ily and a few intimate friends. Mr. and Mrs. Royal will reside in Sa lem. —'The" bride is" the accomplished daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Mct Caw and was one of the most popular teachers in the public schools of Walla Walla county. Mr. Royal is a leading attorney at the Oregon state capital. THE EVENING STATESMAN THURSDAY, AUGUST 31, 1905. GOVERNOR WILL COME AGAIN WILL DELIVER ADDRESS FOR MODERN WOODMEN IN WAL LA WALLA IN OCTOBER. Also Make Speech at Opening of the Walla WaJla County Fair Next Month. Governor Mead yesterday after noon completed arrangements to visit Wala Walla again this fall. Upon the solicitation of the members of the local camp of Modern Woodmen of the World the governor consented to be present at the big log rolling that will take place in Walla Walla Oc tober 31 and deliver an address to the public and the thousands of Woodmen that are expected to be in Walla Walla at that time. Governor Mead also accepted the invitation of the directors of the Wal la Walla Fair association to come to Walla Walla September 21 and make an address formally opening the fall race meeting and stock show. This was done at the earnest request of ex-Governor M. C. Moore. Personal Mention Orry Retzlaff of Kennewick is reg istered at the Dacres. J. A. Reinhardt of Spokane is reg istered at the Dacres. Mrs. George Brown is visiting with relatives in Waitsburg. Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Bassett of Wash tucna are in Walla Walla. Stanley E. Dean has returned from a brief sojourn at the beach. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Richardson of Pomeroy were in Walla Walla today. Miss Lena Barstow has returned from a months' visit with friends in Portland. Henry L. King, editor and pro prietor of the Connell Register, is in the. city. Mrs. Thomas Mosgrove and family have' returned from Portland and the seaside. Edward Blackburn of Baker City is in Walla Walla. He is registered at the State. Mr. George E. Barnett and family have returned from an extended out ing at Hunters, Wash. Mrs. B. F. Culp and Miss Alice Culp returned yesterday from an extend ed visit with relatives in Illinois. Mrs. E. J. Reid of Cranbrook, B. C, is in Walla Walla and will spend the winter with her son, Rev. Robert J. Reid. State Senator Charles T. Hutson of Connell was in Walla Walla last night to see Governor Mead and visit with friends. S. G. Cosgrove, a prominent poli tician and attorney of Pomeroy, was in Walla Walla last night on his way to Portland. Miss Rachael Hamilton has re turned from an extended visit with friends and relatives in Portland and on the Sound. Mrs. Lizzie Teal, formerly Miss Lizzie Guiott of Sacramento, is in Walla Walla visiting with her broth er, George Guiott. G. W. Hunt of Portland is in the city. Mr. Hunt was the promoter and builder of the railroad how known as the W. & R. C. Dr. E. H. Buffum, Mrs. A. M. Buf fum and Miss C. E. Burker of Fair Oaks, Cal., are in the city visiting at the home of Mrs. Mary Buffum. W. J. Duncan, a prominent resident of Waitsburg, was in the city today. Mr. Duncan recently returned from an extended visit with relatives in the east. John Huffman and Len Huffman, brothers of Judge J. J. Huffman of Walla Walla, are in the city today from their home in Adams county. They are on their way to Califonaia to visit with relatives. COMEDY TONIGHT. Redmond Company Offering New At tractions at the Star. "Niobe," the laughable comedy now being presented at this popular fam ily resort is creating much merri ment, and is therefore greatly en joyed by the patrons of Mr. Red mond's enterprise. Tonight will be the last perform ance of the comedy and tomorrow evening "The Two Orphans" will take its place. The demand for seats has been large and much is promised for this great play. The third drawing for another round trip ticket to the Lewis and Clark ex position will take place Friday eve ning. Opportunity may be making a still hunt for you today. - Satisfy yourself about the matter by reading the Statesman want ads, with both eyes i open. WILL REPRESENT WALLA WALLA Those Who Will Go to Farm Congress Next Month. Governor Mead has announced the appointment of the following Walla Wallans to represent this section of the country at the twenty-fifth annual session of the Farmers' National con- gress, to be held at Richmond, Va., September 12 to 22: W. H. Babcock. Alexander Cameron, T. F. Dice, T. H. Connick, Hugh Barnett, Bruce Fer rel, Angus McKay, William P. Reser, John McCaw, Cyril Gagnon, Mordo McDonald, A. J. Evans, E. H. Brad bury, W. H. Contonwine, B. F. Sim mons, H. F. Crodius, Grant Copeland, J. H. Edwards, A. D. Perry. IN6LE PLEADED 6UILTY Will Receive His Sentence in Court Saturday Morning. Charles Ingle, who was arrested for running a '•blind pig" at Touchet, this morning appeared in the superior court and pleaded guilty to the charge of selling liquor without a license. Ingle decided that possibly he might receive a lighter sentence if he plead ed guilty and in order to avoid a trial he expressed a wish this morning to plead guilty. He will be sentenced by Judge Brents Saturday morning. 60ES TO CALIFORNIA E. R. Collins Will Leave Portland Newspaper. E. R. Collins, a former Walla Wal la young man, has resigned his po sition as city editor of the Portland Evening Telegram and will go to Los Angeles to accept a similar position on one of the daily papers there. Mr. Collins is one of the brightest and most efficient newspaper men in the northwest. He was formerly city ed itor of the Walla Walla Union and for the past four years has been con nected with the Portland newspapers. The change to California was made by Mr. Collins for the benefit of Mrs. Collins' health, who has been ill for several years. PROCEEDINGS QUASHED County Commissioners Salary Trou ble Settled by Attorney. Having investigated a.Ud_. found that the la,w J§> unconstitutional Coun ty Attorney Wilson has quashed the proceedings in the superior court brought by the county commissioners to secure extra pay for services ren dered the county. He has also ad vised the commissioners that they have a right to allow their own bills in this connection. EXCURSIONS TO FAIR Railroad Companies Will Furnish Additional Trains. The Oregon Railway & Navigation and Northern Pacific Railway officials yesterday officially announced to the management of the Walla Walla County Fair association that reduced rates of one and one-third fare would be given for the week of the race meeting and stock show. They also stated that special excursion trains would be run on special days dur ing the fair from Portland, Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane and other points in eastern Washington. CIGARS AT WHOLESALE. J. C. Fetherspil Establishing New Cigar Manufactory at No. 10 Quinn Building. J. C. Fetherspil has opened up a new cigar manufacturing business at No. 10 Quinn building. Manufacturing only domestic ci gars of splendid value Mr. Fether spil expects to secure his share of the business to be had in Walla Walla and surrounding territory. Mr. Fetherspil has had a life time of experience in the cigar business and comes to Walla Wala from Lit tle Falls, Minnesota. Regarding his departure from that city the Little Falls Herald said: "Mr. dnd Mrs. J. C. Fetherspil will go to Walla Walla, Washington. Wherever Mr. Fetherspil goes his many friends here will wish him suc cess and prosperity." For the past few weeks Mr. Fether spil has been busy getting his quar ters and stock of goods into shape. His stock of cigars is a very com plete one and he is now ready to fill orders. Those interested should not overlook his address which is No. 10, Quinn building, first door at the head of the Main Street stairway. BILLIARD PLAYERS. A chance to get a free ticket to Port land. With each game of billiards at our parlors you get a ticket which en titles you to a chance for a round-trip R. R. ticket to Portland. Contest open until Sept. 1. Lutcher Bros. Billiard Parlors. Handsomest billiard parlors in the state. TOWN TOPICS Cleaning the Alleys—Chief of Po lice Brown has put a .arge number of men at work cleaning up the alleys throughout Walla Walla. Has Been Promoted—R. W. Ehvell. clerk in the local land office, has been notified of his promotion to the po sition of chief clerk in the office of Special Agent Dixon at Portland. Funeral of William Johnson—The funeral of the late William H. John son, who died at Walluia Tuesday, took place yesterday afternoon from the undertaking parlors of McMar tin & Co. Funeral Tomorrow—The funeral of N. R. Norman, who died Monday night at St. Mary's hospital, will take place tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock from the family residence on Palouse street. The services at the ceme tery will be conducted by the Red Men, of which order the deceased was a member. Will Close Monday—The merchants of Walla Walla have announced to the committee from the Labor and Trades Council that they will close their stores next Monday afternoon on account of the celebration of La bor Day that will be conducted at the race track. Council Meets Tonight—The city council will meet tonight as a boird of equalization of taxes. At this meeting the matter of the propose*! raise in the personal property assess ments of a large number of the Wal la Walla merchants will be consider ed. Have Returned to Walla Walla- Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Brooks, accom panied by their son, have returned from Ashville, N. C, where they have been visiting with Mr. Brooks' pa rents. They report having a pleasant trip and enjoyable visit, notwithstand" ing, as Mr. Brooks put it, "the coun try was filled to overflowing with yel low fever patients " Take Office Next Monday—Grant S. Bond will assume the duties of coun ty school superintendent of Walla Walla county next Monday, relieving Superintendent J. Elmer Myers, whose term expires on that day. Mrs Josephine Preston, deputy superin tendent, is now getting the reports and books in the office in shape to turn over to the new official. CONSIDERING PASQUALE'S CASE Governor Mead Holds Interview With Condemned Man. While at the penitentiary yester day Governor Mead held a lengthy private interview with Frank Pas quale, under sentence of death for the murder of Charles Gray in Pierce county. The Italians of the state have been very active in seeking to have the governor commute the sen tence of their unfortunate country man to life imprisonment, and the governor decided to personally talk with the condemned man before he took final action on the request for clemency. John H. Pedigo also had a conference with the governor rel ative to Pasquale's case. The governor yesterday announced that he would grant a pardon to Har ry Callahan, serving a five-year sen tence for burglary committed at El lensburg. Callahan is said to be a model prisoner and is at present em ployed as a trusty at the warden's residence. His wife is now in the east and in very destitute circumstances. Their daughter recently died from ty phoid fever. fifty Yean fhe Standard BAKING NUB Hide from pore cream ef tartar derived f rem grapes. PRICK BAKING POWDER 00. CHICAGO- The Statesman want ads help you to manage your affairs —and even though your affairs be very simple they will usually "manage" you if you don't get a helping hand from the "wants." PAGE PIVI We carry everything that a horse needs—Harness, Stable Blankets, Housings, Coolers, Sweat Pads, Hal* tens, Curry Combs, Brushes, etc THE WEBER Harness and Bhoe Finding Company, I DAYS I I RACING I flj Walla Walla County H Fair Association has ex- I H tended its Fall Meeting I H from September 21st to I H 30th inclusive. I $ 15,000 in I ■ PURSES AND I I PREMIUMS I H The Greatest Harness H H and Running Event of H the Season. H ■ Splendid Exhibit of I H Fancy and Imported Uve ■ ■ Sloe* Open«// H I SPECIAL REDUCED I ■ RATES ON ALL ■ ■ RAILWAYS ■ ■ THOS. ft. BRENTS, Pres. I ■ R. B. CASWELL, Secy. ■ STAR THEATRE 'Phone No. 686 CD. REDMOND COMPANY PRESENTS .... the clever comedy.... "NIOBE" TONIGHT Bargain Matinee Wednesday afternoon, 2:30. ALL SEATS 10 CENTS NIGHT PRICES: locand2sc, No Higher next attraction; "The Two Orphans" Who Gets the Lewis and Clark Ticket Friday Nigbt? LEWIS AND CLARK EXPOSITION. June Ist to October 15th Tickets to Portland will be sold from Walla Walla dally at rate of $9.76 for the round trip, good for thirty days. For ten or more traveling on on* ticket a rate of $7.30 for round tri* will be made. Tickets limited to ten days. In addition to the above daily excur sion rates the O. R & N. Co. will, from time to time during the fair, run a series of coach excursions at very low rates. Dates for these excursions wW, be announced later. R. BURNS, General Agent, O. R. A N. Co., Walla Walla. Wash, $50.00—Denver and Return—sso.oo The O. R. * N. Co. will make the above rate to Denver and return. Choice of routes. Tickets limited to 30 days from date of sale and good for stop overs in both directions. Dates of sale, June 2d, Sd, 20th, July Ist, August 10th. 11th, 12th, 80th and 31st Detailed Information car. hi had by calling on or addressing, R. BURNS*. General Agent.