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June 16, 1892

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Mat FLYNN has opened a fine barber shop in the Shoudy Block. Byron CHISHOLM had his shoulder broken last week by a horse jumping on him. J. H. WELLS, who has charge of the big ditch, has opened an office in the Shoudy block. The suit of RITCHIE vs. the school directors resulted in a verdict for the plaintiff for
$1700. It will be appealed. Mrs. HULL'S exhibit of paintings by her students was well attended last Saturday... The Wenatchee Advance says Dr. RICHARDSON was held up there and robbed of $3. His friends
here will be pleased to hear that he has made a raise over there. Company A will leave here next Monday for American Lake, having been detailed to go in
advance of the regiment and get the grounds in order for the encampment. The case of the N.P. vs. KILMORE et al, to restrain the defendants from interfering with
the fencing of the right of way, was decided by Judge UPTON last Saturday in favor of the
railroad. B. C. PILCHER brought down twenty-four ounces of gold nuggets from his claim on the Swauk
this week and sold them to L. R. GRIMES. They were very handsome and netted him about $15
per ounce. Kentucky isn't in it. J. L. McDOWELL left at The Capital office this week a bunch of
bluegrass 54 inches high. It was from his farm on the west side and was an average of the
field. He has been requested to furnish a large bunch for the World's Fair and has promised
to do so.


B. C. VAN HOUTEN of Spokane, was in town last Monday. A. P. SHARPSTEIN, ex-mayor of Anacortes, was in town last Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. H. W. THIELSEN returned from Portland Tuesday morning. Miss MACFARLANE of Seattle, visited friends here during the past week. Miss Annette DAY, of Mechanicsburg, Pa., is visiting her cousin, Ralph KAUFFMAN. Mrs. HUGHES, wife of Rev. T. B. HUGHES of the Baptist church, arrived from the east last
Monday. W. A. FORD has returned from a trip into the Colville and Okanogan regions, which he
pronounces the greatest mineral country he has ever seen. Dr. NEWLAND has returned from New York, where he took a three month's post graduate course
of lectures... He has resumed his practice here. Miss NORRIS and Miss RICE, the popular Normal teachers, leave tomorrow, the former going to
her St. Louis home and the latter to Spokane. Their many friends which them a pleasant
vacation... A 10-pound boy put in his appearance at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. M. GRAFF last evening...


Last Monday Lee, the 13 year old son of S. W. BARNES, obtained the permission of his parents
to take a drive with the gentle family horse. Taking J. R. WALLACE's 5-year-old boy with him,
he started out. When near BROWN's slaughter house, he drove into a fearful mire and horse and
buggy were immediately swamped. The little boy got frightened, but Lee did not lose his
presence of mind and soon succeeded in getting the child on solid ground. Meantime the horse
had floundered about in the mud and finally got clear under. The boy, however, got his head
above the mud and succeeded in keeping it raised until he got the traces unfastened. By a
supreme effort he got the horse up and out of the mire, and leaving the buggy, the two children
walked to their homes, leading the besmeared and almost dead horse. This is not the first time
such a thing has happened there and the attention of the road supervisor is called to the
matter ...


A. L. SLEMMONS, who has been stenographer since the organization of the Superior Court, was
admitted to the bar last Saturday. He was examined by Ralph KAUFFMAN and H. J. SNIVELY and
passed without any trouble...


In the Superior Court of Kittitas County, State of Washington. W. A. FORD, Plaintiff vs. Kate E. FORD, Defendant. You are hereby notified that W. A. FORD, plaintiff has filed a complaint against you in
the Superior Court of Kittitas County ... which will come on to be heard sixty days after the
first publication of this summons, to wit, Sixty days after the 14th day of April 1892... The
object and prayer of said complaint is to dissolve the bonds of matrimoney between said
plaintiff and the defendent on the ground of abandonment ...


In the Superior Court of Kittitas County, State of Washington. Minnie A. INGLE, Plaintiff, vs. William K. INGLE, Defendant. You are here by notified that Minnie A. INGLE, plaintiff has filed a complaint against you
in the Superior Court of Kittitas County ... to be heard sixty days after the first publication
of this summons to wit: sixty days after the 16th day of June, 1892 ... The object and prayer
of said complaint is to obtain a decree of the court dissolving the bonds of matrimony now


The First Graduating Class Numbered Eleven The Commencement exercises of the state normal school began last Sunday by a baccalaureate
sermon by Rev. DUNCAN in Normal Hall... On Monday evening an entertainment was given ...
invocation by Rev. T. B. HUGHES... Robt. L. PARDIN delivered an oration ... Miss Virgia PETERSON's
essay was one of the gems of the evening... A recitation by Miss Estella BROWN ... Miss Daisy J.
COLBERT's essay ... Clifford DAVIS' oration... Miss Allie G. TURNER gave a very pleasing
recitation ... Miss Mary CRAVUT's essay ... a recitation was well given by Miss Dill GUNTHER.
The program concluded with an essay by Miss Allie BARGE... Last even the graduating exercises proper took place in the opera house before a large
audience... Salutatory, Esther M. THOMAS, of Walla Walla ... Essay, S. Alice GILBERT, of Tacoma
... Oration, Malcolm W. ODELL, of Stevens County ... Essay, Laura M. RUDIO of Walla Walla ...
Essay, Ella M. BURIFF of Tacoma ... ???, C. G. ???DS of Jefferson County ... Essay, Anna MURRAY
of Kittitas County ... Essay, Lulu M. OLIVER, of Tacoma ... Essay, Maude M. PAINTER of Walla
Walla ... Oration, Lottie E. MILLRAM of Seattle ... Valedictory, Nathaniel L. GARDNER of Skagit
County... After the valedictory, Professor BARGE presented the diplomas to the class... After
the benediction the entire class repaired to the residence of Mr. and Mrs. E. T. WILSON where
they received their friends for an hour ...

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