LOCAL ITEMSDied, at South Prairie, Aug 22d, the nine-year old son of L. K. HARMON. The remains were shipped here and laid to rest Friday morning. Married in this city, Aug 20th, by Rev. T. W. GUNN, Mr. D. G. C. BAKER and Miss H. E. BLAIR, of Kearny, Nebraska. Mr. BAKER is a man of
means and has a host of friends in this city where he has resided so long. Mrs. Sarah DWYER aged 98 years and a pioneer resident of Seattle, died at Tacoma on Saturday last. Mrs. Alice WRIGHT, of Minnesota, daughter of Mr. RANDALL of this city, left for her home on Wednesday. Fred KOEPKE, of Waterloo, Iowa, has been traveling all through the northwest. After a visit to Ellensburgh, and his sister, Mrs. C. P.
SCHNEBLY, he took his departure for home on Thursday morning. He went by Northern Pacific railroad. S. W. BARNES, Mr. and Mrs. THOMPSON, Mrs. D. L. EVANS and Mr. James McCANDLESS returned from their camp up on the Nanum. They had a fine
time feasting on fish and game. They returned well pleased with their camp life and are again reduced to living on common fare. See J. D. GASS's Jersey cattle advertisement in another column. Joe MILLS is a mixologist at the Castle. Prof. BARGE and family returned from their visit on the Sound this week. John A. SHOUDY and family have returned from their camp on the Swauk. Luen ABRAMS has returned from the coast where he has been stopping for a month. George SHASER came over from Wenatchee last week, on the way to his home at Olympia. Died, August 24th in this city, D. O'MEARA, formerly an employee of the Union Pacific Company. Mrs. C. W. JUUL desires to announce that she gives lessons in instrumental music. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. PLACHY, of Seattle, arrived in this city on Friday of last week. They will remain here for some time. Mr. P is a
civil engineer and will be connected with the ditch construction. Mrs. P is an old acquaintance we were pleased to meet, having known her
from a small girl, when living at Walla Walla. PETERSON and JOHNSON have a store in Peshastin where prospectors can obtain supplies for camping out. PETERSON was in town this week
replenishing their stock. The melancholic days are upon us. Watermelons and cucumbers are plentiful and cheap; any person can have a well-developed case of colic
at a very small expense. G. H. FAUNTS has sold out his ranch, together with his stock and including the farming utensils. The terms are private. His ranch is a
valuable one and James WATSON is the purchaser. This office has just turned out a fine lot of job work for PETERSON & JOHNSON, dealers in general merchandise, Peshastin, and Thomas
WILSON, dealer in dry goods, boots and shoes and groceries, Nason Creek. P. F. PETERSON, of Peshastin, informed us that a dozen or more men are at work on the Swauk and Peshastin road. The Culver company have
100 tons of freight they expect in short time to be taken over the road. The freight is expected to be landed at the Ellensburgh depot.
The road is being put in repair for the hauling of the above freight. Miss Lizzie BARRETT, of Whatcom, is in the city visiting friends. Alva YOCOM's barn, on the west side, with its contents was burned on Friday, Aug 26. We did not learn how it originated. About 6 o'clock on Wednesday evening while the turnkey was at his supper, five of the prisoners in the county jail sawed off one of the
bars of a window and made their escape. There are six other prisoners in the jail who did not make their escape. They effected their
escape through the front window, and T. W. FARRELL says they were democrats, and those remaining in jail are republicans. J. H. FAUNTS presented us this week with a nice box of apples of the Red June variety, and also a specimen of Astrachan... It is said when the new machinery that has been ordered for the Culver mine is once put in place, business will fairly hum in that
district ... Mr. BASH, it is said, furnished the money to get the mine in working order and purchase the machinery, the outlay for which he
has not been reimbursed, and for which suit is now pending. L. R. GRIMES, Republican nominee for State Auditor, was born in Knox county, Ohio, 1839. He was raised on a farm until the war broke out.
He enlisted and served three years in the war. After the war, he engaged in commercial pursuits. He read law in Nebraska where he was
admitted to practice in the supreme court, and on removing to Washington he was admitted to practice in all the courts. While in Nebraska
he was county clerk and clerk of the district court of Saline county for four years. On going out of office he went into banking. He has
been in this state since 1884. Since he has been here he has been in the insurance business, and has held the office of city treasurer for
going on two terms. He is an accurate and excellent accountant and is in every way well qualified for the office of State Auditor. He is
a man of easy manners and of a social turn and affable and gentlemanly in his dealings.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATIONUnited States Land Office, North Yakima, Washington, Aug 2d, 1892 Notice is hereby given that the following-named settler has filed notice of his intention to make final proof in support of his claim,
and that said proof will be made before T. B. WRIGHT, clerk of Superior Court at Ellensburgh, Wash., on September 19th, 1892, viz.: John N. HOUSE, who made pre-emption D. S. No. 2385, for the N 1/2 NW 1/4, SE 1/4 NW 1/4 SW 1/4 NE 1/4, Section 20, Tp. 19n, Range 17e. He names the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon and cultivation of said land, viz.: John A. WILSON, George
MEYERS, John TAYLOR and P. M. TAYLOR, all of Ellensburgh, Wash.
NOTICE FOR PUBLICATIONUnited States Land Office, North Yakima, Washington, Aug 13, 1892 Notice is hereby given that the following-named settler has filed notice of his intention to make final proof in support of his claim,
and that said proof will be made before T. B. WRIGHT, clerk of Superior Court at Ellensburgh, wash., on September 26th, 1892, viz: Alexander MADDUX, who filed pre-emption D. S. No. 2640 for the SW 1/4 SE 1/4, Sec 26, Twp. 19n, Range 18e. He names the following witnesses to prove his continuous residence upon and cultivation of said land, viz.: H. N. MAXEY, C. W. JONES,
T. M. MAXEY and Calvin GARRISON, all of Ellensburgh, Wash. REPUBLICAN COUNTY TICKET DEMOCRATIC TICKET For Joint Senator: C. I. HELM W. H. PETERSON For Representatives J. H. SMITHSON, Francis E. MADIGAN For Judge, Superior Court Carroll B. GRAVES For County Attorney D. H. McFALLS E. E. WAGER, Roslyn For Auditor J. E. FROST Elmer SALADAY For Treasurer J. H. DIXON J. F. TRAVERS For Sheriff Peter MORRISON A. A. MEED For Clerk Martin CAMERON For Supt. of Public Instruction George M. JENKINS J. H. MORGAN For County School Superintendent F. O. SEATON, Teanaway For Coroner I. N. POWER Dr. HOXIE For Surveyor F. I. ANDERSON Andrew FLODINE For Assessor W. H. STEVENS Perry CLEMAN For Commissioners: 1st Dist. I. A. PITCHER, Wenatchee Geo. J. MILLER, Wenatchee 2nd Dist. Herman PAGE Peter McCALLUM, Cle-Elum 3rd Dist. H. L. MACK Adam STEVENS Democratic Delegates to the state convention as follows: Henry REHMKE, C. R. MARTIN, G. W. ELLIOTT, S. T. PACKWOOD, A. L. CLEMMONS,
Charles MILLER, W. A. MOHR and E. P. FORD.
SOME ADSTJOSSEM's Roller Mills, Telephone 41. Blacksmithing and Wagon Making, J. W. McCARTHY. Has bought out the entire business in the blacksmithing and Wagon making of the McCARTY
& BERG shop and will continue the business at the old stand. Being an old resident of Ellensburgh and generally acquainted, he hopes to
give satisfaction to all who may have work done. Satisfaction is guaranteed. Specialties: Horseshoeing, Repairing. Billy PRICE has purchased the Gem Restaurant, corner Main and 4th sts. House Open Day and Night. New York Store - Our Next Spepcial Bargain is Kid Gloves. Monday, Aug 29, We shall then give you a genuine bargain in gloves - goods
worth from $1.25 to $2.00 per pair, your choice at 85 Cents a Pair. For One Day and Spot Cash Only. STOWELL & STINEMAN