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Saturday, June 17, 1893

Published every Saturday morning
Ellensburgh, Washington
A. A. BATTERSON, Editor and Publisher

Missing words and letters noted by ???


Mrs. Elmer GRIMES is visiting her sister, Mrs. O. HINMAN. Mr. and Mrs. W. S. SMITH returned from the east yesterday. Mrs. Rodney PALMER is visiting her parents in the Swauk country. Mr. Fred LEONHARD left on Tuesday evening's train for the Sound citiies. A complete stock of fireworks just received at C. E. WHEELER's Book Store. Hon. H. J. SNIVELY returned Monday morning from a trip to San Francisco. The festive cow must be kept off the streets, so says Marshal McGRATH. It is well. The east room in the Honolulu Block, Fifth Street, is being fitted up for Episcopal church services. Mrs. DENNIS, nee Miss S. Alice ??BERT, of Tacoma, class of '92, attended the commencement exercises this week, the guest of
Mrs. H. F. BEAN. Dr. J. C. McCANLEY has changed his place of residence to the LAURIE house, next door east of the old HENTON store building now occupied
as a paint shop. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. STULFAUTH returned from the World's Fair City ??? called Chicago by the Indians and early settlers, on Wednesday
evening. Miss Ella HATFIELD has engaged the ??? school this summer. Mrs. C. W. JUUL, teacher of piano and organ. For information, inquire at the Register office. Dr. O. J. CROUP and family returned to Ellensburgh on Wednesday evening. The doctor has been east attending dental lectures while his
family visited friends and relatives in Walla Walla. The engineers crossed to this side of the river on the canal survey Wednesday morning. KIRKENDALL, the builder, is expected here from
the east the first of next week, when we may look for the dust to fly. C. R. MARTIN, publisher of the Cle-Elum Tribune, was in the city Monday, bearing all the evidences of prosperity and of living on the fat
of the land in that favored region. He has an eye on North Yakima. Mr. C. D. RHODES left on Wednesday evening's train for Detroit as a delegate to the National Council, Jr. O. U. A. M., which convenes
there on the 20th. He will take in the world's fair during his travels. Mrs. LAURENDAU experienced a genu-fright last Saturday when her horse ran away and went tearing through the brush near the river bank.
However, the horse was controlled before serious damage was done. The second trial of the alleged bank robbers which comes off July 24, promises the introduction of new and startling evidence on both
sides... The family of J. C. HUBBEL, superintendent of the Ellensburgh Water Works company, arrived on Tuesday evening's train from the east.
Mr. HUBBEL is getting acquainted with his youngest born whom he never before saw. Ellensburgh Lodge No 39, F. & A. M. is represented at the grand lodge now in session at Tacoma by the following members: J. F. FROST,
H. M. BALDWIN, G. E. DICKSON, J. P. SHARP, Martin CAMERON, T. B. WRIGHT, and Dr. J. W. BEAN. Professor and Mrs. W. N. HULL left on Thursday evening's train for Olympia where they will remain for a few days. Thence on for Chicago
where they will remain permanently. During their two years' residence in Ellensburgh they have taken active and leading parts in matters
social and educational, and their going from us will create a void difficult to fill. Foreman D. H. McFALLS has chosen the hose team for the Fourth of July race, many of whom were in a former contest. The team is paired as
follows: Couplers, WINEMILLER and SKILLMAN; tongue, Emil and Jake BECKER; nozzlemen, HUBBEL and CULP; liners, HARDWICK and McNEIL, NORCROSS
and FARRELL, DURGAN and SWANSON; leader, Will WALLACE; extra in training, LOOMIS, Thomas and Henry McGRATH. Mr. J. B. LIGGETT, for the past 18 months connected with the management of the Cascade division of the Northern Pacific with headquarters
in this city, starts tomorrow for St. Louis, where he has accepted a position on the St. Louis and Southwestern railroad... Our item last week stating that KLEINBERG Bros. had bought the SMALL ranch across the river, should have stated that Wolf KLEINBERG is
the party instead of the KLEINBERG Bros., with whom he is in no wise connected... Mr. C. B. HILL of Puyallup was in the city this week in attendance upon the normal school commencement exercises, in which his daughter,
Claudia, graduates. Mr. HILL is an old time resident of Ellensburgh, having gone from here four years ago... Billy McCARTY got aboard of an east bound train one day last week just this side of Pasco at a water tank. The conductor recognized him
but took no notice of the fact. After getting aboard, McCARTY went to the ice water tank and drank cup after cup of ice cold water.
Conductor MILLIGAN remonstrated with him, but McCARTY said it would not hurt him, he was used to it. McCARTY said he was going to Pasco, but
refused to pay fare from the station back of the place where he got on when asked to do so by the conductor. He was informed that he would
either pay his fare or be put off the train, when he became abusive, but before he could pull his revolver, a well directed blow convinced
him he was dealing with no tenderfoot, and he was hustled out to the rear platform, he asked for terms saying that he would pay his fare
as he didn't want to say trouble. He pulled out an immense roll of bills and paid the amount. It is a pity the conductor did not act upon
the suggestion of the published reward of $500 for the fellow dead or alive, and while he had him in hand made it impossible for him to
escape. Mrs. E. J. KING and children came down from the Culver mining camp last Saturday and remained during the commencement exercises. She
reports general prosperity there and a prospect for a successful season in mining operations there this year. New mines are being made ready
for development and not less than 90 stamps will be in operation there this summer. The Blewett mill is running full blast with 40 stamps.
The White Elephant is being equipped with 20 stamps, and other mills are in course of construction. A school district has been organized
and the summer term will soon begin. The stage road from Cle-Elum is repaired and a weekly mail route organized. The stage leaves Cle-Elum
on Tuesdays returning the next day. The Great Northern is casting lines that way... Capitalists are coming in and do not hesitate to invest
in valuable mining industries. Miners with families are rapidly filling up the place, and prospectors are coming in by the score...


The Band and Militia Unite in Giving a Grand Ball July 4 ...on July 4th, the Ellensburgh brass band and militia have combined to give a grand ball in the evening at the armory. Professor MILLS'
orchestra will furnish the music... Tickets to the ball are $1 per couple without supper. Arrangements will be made for a first class
supper. ...the following committees were appointed: General arrangements - G. F. DICKSON, L. C. WYNEGAR, J. P. BECKER, Geo. ALSIP, E. B. WHEAT,
and C. J. SCHROEDER; Printing - L. C. WYNEGAR and C. J. SCHROEDER; Floor - E. C. PRICE, Frank McCANDLESS, L. C. WYNEGAR, J. P. BECKER and
F. B. WHEAT; Door - George ALSIP and H. BREIGEL; Reception - C. J. SCHROEDER, J. T. ARMSTRONG, GEISENTINER and Sam SALLADAY. The ball will open with a military exhibition drill of companies A and F, followed by the grand march...


Tom McMAHAN and Jack HA??T?N have gone to the Peshastin mines... Roslyn is at present undergoing a spurt in building. We find that nearly twenty residences and businesses in different stages of erection
throughout the city...


Mr. B. C. PILCHER, the present owner of the famous Black claim in the Swauk mining country was in the city Wednesday and Thursday, having
brought down the last of his May clean-up for shipment to the mint. His sheepskin contained four nuggets that weighed 2 lbs. or $3?? and a
fine quantity in dust and smaller nuggets. He employs but one man and is using a seven inch hydraulic pipe which he will replace with an
eleven inch pipe and thus make the washing more effective. The claim lies at the head of Swauk and from the appearance of the nuggets is not
far from the mother lode. There are but five or six claims being developed to a good paying basis. The great drawback to the development of the mines is the lack
of capital. There are hundreds of good prospects held by men who have not the means of working them. There are at least 500 quartz locations
made that assay from $5 to $20 per ton, yet nothing is being done with them, nor can they be made to pay until a stamp mill is put up... The Swauk country offers grand opportunities for men of means, but the cases where poor men have become rich are very rare. The camp now has about 500 inhabitants which will probably be doubled this season. Four years ago there were not more than 15 men in all
that country. The increase in population did not begin until capital had developed several of the prospects and proved the camp to be

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