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Centralia Chronicle (Newspaper) - October 14, 1889, Centralia, Washington VOL. 1. CENTRALIA, LEWIS COUNTY, WASHINGTON, THURSDAY, OCTOBER NO. 17. WHAT WE WANT. A Good Foundry and Machine Shops. w u, SUCH SHOP. A Good Opportunity for Making a Modest Fortune. The manufacturing institution which Centralia at the present time needs more than any other is a foundry, with machine shops connected, suitable to the size of the city -and the amount of man- ufacturing machinery, of which there is K great deal here. Tiviilv-fivi! mills. Incated in and i i: to this city, mountains. Ships from the Philippine or tiie Sandwich Islands, or from Cali- fornia, Australia, South America or Eng- land will save 700 miles and in towage by taking their wheat or lumber or coal supplies from Gray's Harbor in- stead of from the Sound. Steamers will at least save three or four days in time, and that means much. San Francisco will get Washington coal for less from Gray's Harbcr than from Tacoma, and she will buy in the cheapest market. There can be no question, therefore, of the great possibilities of the new city, and of the rapid growth the moment railroad communication is opened to the coal fields. The entrance to the harbor is about a mile wide. Thousands of ships can find for the machiue and repair shops. The numerous delays now caused by break- age cost a good deal of money. It is to the interest of everybody to have such an institution here, and it ought not to be difficult to raise a bonus for the erection of such an institution. We are now fairly well supplied with retail stores, and we are anxious to add to our manufacturing facilities. Let us begin the work of improvement with a large iron foundry and extensive ma- chine shops. Beyond a certain limit the only solid basis for the prosperity of an inland city is manufacturing. We believe that Centralia is destined to become a great manufacturing center. But in the early stages of her growth every little tug at the wheel by her own citizens helps the wagon along. An Eastern Man at Gray's Harbor. o Boston Pilot they join with those of Hoquiam. The specmi bay looks delightful when the tide is in, OKAY'S HAHBOU CITY, W. T., Sept. 21. j but the extensive mud flats detract from subside and the rivers become shallow in the dry season, bears crowd Ihe banks and shallows and Mil any quantity of splendid fish. The woodsof this country still abound in hear, deer and pheasants, which constitute it a favorite summer resort for sportsman. Of the climate I need not write, for I have done that already in speaking of oilier parts ol AVashington. I see roses, marigolds and pansies in full bloom in the gardens here, and I am told that flowers bloom in January and Febuary. It rains for a day or so in summer; in winter and spring it rains plentifully, but it seldom snows or freezes. The people all speak highly of ite climate and I am inclined tc think it could hardly be better. The now settlers are mostly Swedes, many of whom conuot s.peak a word of English. Very few Irishmen arc here: in fact, I did not meet with a single one, but on Sunday evening I heard the strains of "Come Back to as I passed by a lonely callage by the seashore. Only an exiled child of Erin could have evoked the full pathos of the lune, and I fell musing on Olympian mountains and the Pacific the strange destiny of the Irish people ocean, and old settlors tell me that when their undying fondness for that cleared of wood that will be one of the j sorely-tried island home of theirs. most fruitful and lovely valleys in the world. On a projecting point between the Chehnlis and the Humttilipsthenew city is located. From the hills, on which the residence portion of the city will be built, a glorious prospect can be had of wooded shores and slately rivers, cewell as a clear view out through the heads to the heaving billows of the great ocean. The railroads, coal bunkers, lumber mills, factories and wholesale ware- houses will probably extend back till alone, would anchorage together, and that anchorage amount ot business is as good :is can be had. On entering the harbor one is instantly struck by the magnificiently wooded shores so char- acteristic of Western Washington. Right on to the east is the broad estuary of the Chchalis, and to the north is the valley of the Humtulips. The Humtu- the district between the A. SOME IXDICATIOSS. Editorial Expressions from _Es- elmligcs Concerning' Senatorial Candidates. Tixcomn Globe: Printed herewith are editorial articles from three of our valued exchanges con- cerning the candidates for Uniled Stales senator from Ihe west half o! the state. The articles drive straight at the jroint, and amply explain themselves. They aro respectfully referred to the legisla-1 the pehple tors-elect with the compliments of Ihe lion which in the coming state legitlature will be tallied for Mr. Thompson, and Washing- ton, the proud new state, be honored by bis presence and endeavors in Ihe halls of our United Stales constitutional fa- thers. These are our sentiments. WASHINGTON BUDGET. Patrick O'Neill fell from anunplanked trestle in front of Seattle and received injuries from which he will die. Engineer Scott was killed by a cable car at Jackson street bridge, Seattle, last week. The new King county court house will be 195 by 175, with a tower 170 feel from the ground. At Olequn Saturday night a halfbreed named Henry Julius, was. shot and slain by John Paterson. E. II. Wells, purser of the steam Echoonor Lakme, is reported to have absconded with Charles Clark, a thirty-six year con- vict at Walla Walla, was shot while at- tempting to escape last Friday. White, the forger, at Seattle Friday, was given fourteen years in tho pen a boy burglar, received one year; O'Brien was given fourteen years for highway robbery. The Northern Pacific lias placed Se- attle an a par with Tacoma as. ;i ship- ping and distributing point by abolish- ing the 4-cent arbitrary between Seattle and Stuck Junction. Mayor. Wheelwright, of Tacoma, has been as.ked to resign, owing to the pub- lic dissatisfaction, growing out of the recent murder 01 Enoch Crosby. His Honor didn't resign, howe ver, .but post- ed notices and had handbills inviting to come out to the explana- be made Saturday nignt at is the youngest cily in the North-1 jt aj ,vntcr. But as all these can be Globe, and the journals from which the opera house. No fee was charged, IB e younges ciy in i -t at ow w-nor. u as al nore can oe, am e journas ri. .vest. It dates its origin to the month of (or manufacturing, storage or rail- they are clipped. The first is from the May, 1889, and u year must not elapse purges they will prove highly Ellensburg Capital, which says under IB and yet only 200 people attended the farce. Ijeforc ten thousand people will be there-1 in located. For the. past four months j To me it is a wonder lhal this road it hundreds of men have been engaged re- j not already completed, for I do not be- the heading: SENATORIAL CANDIDATES. PIZOF'ESSION.A.L CARDS. do not be- The next interesting tight is for two F( have witness- United Stales senators from Washing- 1 v E RHODES, moving the foresl oil'the hills where will ilieve such an anomaly as 1 hi.............. t. nUnd the city of Gray's Harbor. They I cd here could be found in any other part j from (he other from j ATTY-AT-LAW NOTARY" PUBLIC. JIRVC hud lo work almost night and day! of America. The hay, fruit, shingles i Eastern Washington. Tacoma claims ocu-cc.n Wesi to effect this, and when I visited the j and butter used al Gray's Harbor were ihe honor of naming the man, and place on Sunday I saw the noontide sun i imported from San Francisco, and Dewey McGiffert, (Successors to onlv Thompson, one' of its inos pouring its benignant rays upon labor- condensed milk could be got by the ma-; enterprising and progressive citizens.] ing oxen and toilmg and f wealing men.! jority of people. This was bringing coals I appears to be leading. East of the j The projectors of the new city arc spend- j to Newcastle with a vengeance, for on i Cascades, Allen and Brents are the most ing lens ot thousands ot dollars in grad- j my way down Ihe Chehnlis valley J saw j conspicuous men for this honorable po- ing and laying it out, and n pier a mile the finest farm and garden produce I j niiion. Around Spokane, the woods are long has been constructed over the tide i probably ever beheld. 1 talked with an full of senatorial timber, and lightning lo enable Ihe largest ships to load i'old New Englander lhal has a thousand liable to strike Turner and Moore. and unload in deep water. This wonderful! activity ia duo to the carefi ot land and a hundred head ot cattle, and hogs and sheep and poultry immediate necessity for building a ler- that he had never numbere.1. 1 saw his miiial outfit for B railroad at Ihis point. horses and his hogs eating splendid That road open the extensive coal! peare and'apple? in his orchard, and 1 THOMPSON IS Till; MAX. The Waitsburg Enterprise says the prospects arc daily brightening for Walter J. Thompson, of Tacoma, lobe CENTl'.AI.TA, WASH. over Wijinl's I'cui; Store. JJ J. MILLER, NOTARY I'VBLIC. 't' on Xorth Tower ;ivcmie. TOHN A. TAYLOR, United States fields in the Chelialis valley lo the j the finest prunes and plum? rotting I ridge. Seattle! enator from over the a? more than her share JUSTICE OF THE PEACE PUBLIC. OITicc on Tower AYL'.. Minh o[ Mi'.in St. j It is altogether probable then that Ta icoma will furnish (lie senator. Mr. L YTT'YS-AT-I.AW and UF.AI. ESTATE AGENTS. Offiw ncur .lepot. CKX rK.U.IA, WASH. J A, KEYX01.HS, ATTORNEY AT LAW, CHEHALIS, WAP1I. f T. Cl'RKY, ATTORNEY AT LAW, iVulnilir.. Oflk-o ncur S'. P. ael'H'.. markets of the Pacific, and it is to fncili-ion the trees. He had been in the valley of candidates already. Tacoma has tate the manufacture and shipment of fifty year? and for forty years he had no none except Stiles for supreme judge.! lumber to the Easl and lo foreign ports, j market for his produce, and he did u.v There is timber enough tributary to j want to trouble now packing fruit, o Ciray'n Hardor to give employment lo eggs, or vegetables, or butter, off to the j Thompson's only opponent of note men for the nexl hundred years new corners in the towns. He did not ;s Geeeral Spraguc, wlnsc health would in its manufacture, and the lumber trade even wanl the railroads to facilitate the j not permit him to perform the duties, of of Wiifiliington is expanding every year, j marketing of his fruit, for he had no de-; senator trom a great state like curs. Mr, nnd in five vears must be ten limes what sire to see the smoke of the steam engine j Thompson, on the other hand, is young, it is lodav.' The wealth of the new stale j destroy half the glorious beauty of the vigorous, wide-awake and progressive, in lumber will prove greater than thai j valley, n.n did lie wish that his slumbers I He is in full sympathy with all great acquired to California by its gold or to should be disturbed by tho rattling of moral reformr that tend to the welfare Kansas, by its wheat fields. rolling wagons. One of his neighbors !md prosperty of th.'whole people. At the fisheries of salmon, halibut and cod, for twenty years was a banished Russian j same time be is a man of keen fore- so plentiful here, have no markcl for the i nobleman who escaped Siberian exile and rare business ability, and his 11) catchers, and means must be procured by Hying to America. He could have j position as president of the Merchants' nt Gray's Harbor to ship the fis.h East I gone back under the present Cznr, for National Rank enables him to keep well cither fresh or in cans. they were old but he pin.'errod j posted in mailers of finance and general Eight years ago Gray's Harlxir was a j his flocks and herds and horses, and his j l.nsincss. Such arc the kind of men we lonely, land locked bay. where fish and rich farm and garden producealongwith need above all others in the United j wild birds sported undisturbed. Its his quiet home in this far western valley states senate. j shores were covered thick w ith vast for-! to the pomp and splendor of the j I-NITEO STATES SEXATOK. j e.sl growth, save where the Humtnlips j conn. The woods were filled with game, i The Fairhaven rhiindealer says: The! entered from the North and the Cheha-j and tho river that (lowed through t he advent ot statehood for the state of lis from the East. In 1SS1, twelve miles green meadows and prairies was full of j Washington, calls to mind the fact that from the harbor's month, where the j srdmon, and with iheso, his ranch, and officers of every class must be selected Hoqniam joins the Chehalis, Mr. Emer- j the society of those he loved, he was con- j to till the important tinsts which the eon, a Boston man, built a saw-mill, tent, and preferes the glorious North-1 people of a state have in care. In this 1 m Around that the pretty little town ot west to the frigid empire ot the selection discretion and judgment must j miles further j I dined at the house of a New York be used, and the very best of material j_________________________________ Are having their large and spacious store.corner Main street and ToWeT avenue, refitted entirely throughout, and Invite Public Inspection Of the largest and most complete line of Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Dry Goods Groceries, Ever shown in this city. Do not invest a dollar before looking through our stock, as one trial will convince you that we can Save Yon Money. K5 H. MINKI.EK, PHYSICIAN AND SVRGEON, G. W. STOUITER, 3ULERCHAXT TA1LOE, n. McPON.vi.n. M. n. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Hoquiam has g up, another town, Aberdeen, has also j man who has lived in the valley since chosen to till ihcollices which aro vacant, jyt.-r. i1. Kii.vxns. firming from the building of saw-mills; i 1S47, On his hospitable board were j To fully determine the worth of a stales- 1 PHYSICIAN ANP three miles above that again, Cosmopo-i milk and butter and honey the like of j man, ]u- should be judged by his past r_ ,.n js ln Its began through the same means. Still which could not be had by monnrchs. I modes and manner of business, and if in j.mu-' u.'nso. v" M, r further up is another town, Monlesauo, j and lamb and chicken and bacon of the i fully competent to till a responsible posi- j and all these thriving and prosperous very choicest kind. He had a thousand j ion. then a solid republican vote should RAILROAD ADDITION. Shop in H. J. Miller Cj.'s building Tower avenue, Centralia. Samples of fine suitings and Irouser- inirs alwavs on band. TOWER AYE., JUST SOUTH OF i.OCUST STREET, J. ARTHUR, Photographer. ff R.QSS, Watches, Clocks and Jewelry. Havins had an exter.shv expsriei-.cc of over 20 years, am warranted in guarau teeini; Satisfaction. In connection, I shaU carry a Full Stock of Frames, i and invite your inspection of my stock. and all these thrvng an prosperous very coces n. e a a ousan on. en a so repucan vo towns, have to-day regular steam com- i acres of land, and (hough its prolific soil be tendered him, that tuo stamina and muuicatiou with 1'ortlnml and San Fran- yielded an abundance of fruit and vegc- 1 pood record of the party be sustained, j i gooit recont ol me p; tables, he never sent a single Phiindealer takes pleasure in pro lint they have all proved to be too far worth to the market, lint he would be j senling to its readers, and the ropubli- j up the river to handle Ihe great ship- j compelled to travel thirty miles on a i can party of Washington, and Iheropnb- j ping trade lhal must exist here, nnd the wretched road in wagons to a Hean legislaiure and senate ot War-li-' new city is being built, to supply tin' nnd lie preferred to live at case rather j ingto'i, the name ot W. .I. Thompson, ot: want. G ray's Harbor is, nexl to San than do that. For thirty years no Tacoma, president of '.ho Merchants-] Fraucisi'o, the limwt port on the coast i market existed, and now lhal it lias j National bank of that cily, as a lit and between tho straits of Juan de Fuca and j come the old settlers do not put them- j worthy candidate for the honors of I'nii-, Mexico. Indeed, il is the, only port for j selves to the slightest inconvenience to j ed Slates senator for the now stale. Sir., hundreds, of miles, nnd though it isjgolatil. The railroad will open up this (Thompson is about forty years ol age} slightly obslrticled by a bar at its month, j valley, and cause its produce to reach j and came from Nebraska to ihe territory, j lion of its. vast im- the towns al both ends, and will be ot where he was 5epairing a Specialty. Practical Opti- cian. Agent for Rogers' Bros. Silverware. A.RTHUR. ATTORXEY-AT-LAW. Centralia, there can bo no cptesl portanco lo Wafiliingtou -as a soajwl. Tho water on the. bur is twenty-two feet at, low lido, HO that most ships can leave and enler at all times, and the lloatiiig cities of the ocean could easily outer or fac'riiticfl (or depart, at halt tide. Witli inliniteiy belli' honored by her people incalculable benefit lo the farmers and j with a seat iiUhe legislative halls, ami townspeople alike. Thero is any quantity of good laud open to settlement in this part ot the country. The strip of hind between tho................................. Olympian range and the Pacific Ocean. I ami in turn tor his fealty to his party (flapping than Liverpool, tilasgow, or the trade, of this port, must ad- vance at a phenomenally rapid rate. It in backed by a splendid agricultural I'ounlvy which has no other outlet or in- let, and it IK calculated that three-lltlliH ot tho lurahorof tho Kliitu IH tributary to it. II IK tho natural coal for the Norlhwosl, for Ihe road down the (Tlitilialin vnlley will conned il with the best coal lii'lds west ot the Cuwadc with honor to his eon- himsoli. He is a staunch republican and a friend ot everything which bears the name ot Washingtoi CENTRAL Restaurant, JOHN PROSPER, Proprietor. Tower avenue, CEXTKA1.1A. WASH. Good cooking and the best seryiee.il all respects to be found in Centralia. Ol'KN AN1> NIGHT. Wash. NO (.iOOD< MlSRF.rRESENTFlX D. H. TRENCH, a district as largo an Rhode Island, Massachusetts mid Conneclicnt.together, is. as yet. nnstirvoyed, and only a tew nqwittiirs linve. reached il. From what 1 hiivn seen ot that land I am ready to and slate, the people of Washington now ask him to come, foroward as a candidate I for the gift of one of the best olliecs j in our province, able, polite, gentli full ot In il .1 HAKIUCR. SI.. V'KNTUAI.IA, Mr. Thompson is all- anly, scholarly and just such a man as we interests and gain tor us. the prominence which belongs accept, tho assurances of some ot it seltlcrn thai, no more choice country ex ists, than thin exliemo corner of th Norlhwcht. Us. mountain, hike, river j UK in Ihe capllal of Hie United Slat inul woodland are superb. Its I No oilier man cms wi well attend to our rivers are tilled with salmon, and MI us Sir. Tconipson, and we feelcon- plentiful arc they Mm! when the Hoods i Ikh'iio in prediclinj; lhal th" Hist ballot All Kinds of Help Furnished on the; Shortest Notice. j HOUSES RENTED. j COLLECTIONS M i OUU'O Ni'st suli1 o( iivi'.. i i CENTUAl.lA, WASH, j U. 0. LONG, KU1SHF.K GOODS OF A. B. CASE CO., I I 33, Pacific avc., Tacoma, Wash., -------SKI.UNO .UiRNTfi------- Go a fly ear'a India Rubber (U.OVK MAXIJFACTU1UNG CO., Cleveland Rubber Co. BELTING AND HOSE. Hoyt's Oak-Tanned Leather Beltings Lacings. Clothing1, Hoots Show, Druififlsts' Guatnvo stelubonx, MKllt'-IIANT TAI1-OU. t'KNTKALIA, WASH Plans and Fimiishc Olliee in Long Mlmk, Tower avenue. HOSS "CENTRALIA MEAT MARKET. di'liv- Kai-l side tower Ave. Keepp i ei-c.l t nny pail of the of Fre.ili mid Cnn-d Mi-nil',
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