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Centralia Chronicle (Newspaper) - February 6, 1890, Centralia, WashingtonVol. 1. Cent Talia Lewis county Washington thursday february a 1890. No. 32. The Lake the gun. A Fine strip country vet unfit tiled. Port Townsend Cfall. Last Bummer the writer took a Hunt ing trip to Nenh Bay and the country along the Pacific coast As far an flattery Rocka. The coast is a very rugged one and is composed one solid Rock for mation and is very difficult to travel. From Neah Bay to flattery rocks it is a Good Day s travel. About a mile North flattery rocks the Ozette River empties into the Pacific. Here Chi Irlea by brother the writer and Walter Ferguson have taken up claim s. At the Mouth Tho River there in a Large Quantity Black it is their in Tention to Wash it Lor the Gold it contains the coming summer. Tie writer made been discovered in paying quantities although All along tie coast from Neah Bay to g Ray s Harbor Gold can be found by washing the Ennd Tho brinks. Gold Croppi Iiga have been found near Tswan Lake and it has been discovered in Large quantities further Back in Tho mount ship in the Vicinity the Onila Yutuc country about the Only Prairie land in thin Northwest country suitable for agricultural Purpo Iee and not yet taken Uji by White men is on the Quin Alt Indian reservation. About ten Miles tir6m the coast there Are several Large Prairies that Are to Lewiston Idaho Down the Columbia through tie cascades to Centralia. course it stops at Centralia. This coincides materially with the published fact some time since that senator Petti grew Dakota Hurt been to this Section looking to Trio possibility making Grays Harbor u terminus for such a route. These All the Manitoba Are sure to make for sonic feasible port and this having its advantages satisfies thinking people that Grays Harbor will full soon reap railroads without ehortto7vlhe Atlantic Ami we want none very similar to the quiz acute Prairies Shorter except us necessary Corn in and contain several thousand acres. There Prairies Are need by the indians Only to bunt Elk on and it in a Phames Don t worry about railroads dear people. You la have pm cheap Ere Long. That the government docs not throw i them open to Seu Wernent As the indians his Headquarters Here. In the River fish will ufos them for any other pin-1 various varieties Are plentiful. The pose. These indians an rapidly dying Little Quin Alt Salmon runs in the River j Oiland it is doubtful their tribe in the Spring months. Thin Fulmon is numbers Over 200, am yet they have j considered by those who have had the the largest and finest Reserve in Wash i Good Fortune to Tost to be Tho finest Ringlon stalled in the Snow. Gnu film Macready s exp Chen c in s Snow Isloe Kail. Pork. Adhere did we get Rice Avell that is a mystery. A ten Pound sack Rice was found in one the bunks. No one knew How it got there. At any rate it titled us Over two Days. The women Fried the pork and boiled the Rice in col Onel Crocker s private car. Reafie tried out the pork served to lubricate our throats and prevented the Rice from for Ming a blockade there. On the seventh Day the wrecking train arrived. That Day one soda Cracker constituted each meal. The were passed to up in a Boon Box by Burly men from the wrecking train who came into our coaches All bundled up to the eyes in wraps and their hands encased in great Woollen Mittee. After that we had our mesh in the dining car used by the trackman which belonged to the Wiecking train thai old pirate up at Sims charged us 25 and 35 cents apiece for four for a Quarter i iras. One our luxuries Weir Salmon that swims. These fish arc Only known to run in three j was one the largest in j Quinault from which they do Sivc their Tho territory and nearly nil tie Reserve name the kit att and the Ozette. All was occupied by their Village but it j these streams have hikes at their present there is Only my the head. Although there Are quite a mini Village and the land occupied by lie in j Bor other streams along the coast j habitats will not cover in All fifty acres where Salmon run the Cut streams Are j while Trie Reserve a Coors something in the Only ones in which the Quinaux Sal-1 tin a Square Miles. Moil Are found. The lakes Serai to have j the Valloti in the feet Hill at pros ont some attraction for them. Truitt Bone arc ii Closs. Any that by Salmon Trout and a to ill red j put in them in summer fiver to Oeh similar to Tho Salmon Trout arc Ulfo death in Winter links arrange very plentiful. In cats were made in he fall to Witmor after flopping at lie month the them. In these Valley simmer jus band River Long enough to get Over the Cire ets Elk food. Inn they Are not much the Liard travel Down , i trip a they ran not to taken out. John Macready who arrived Home found in the Solace a Edgar stump. Yesterday was buried for ten Day in plumps were preserved Aud passed tiie Snow in the Sisk you mountains i round. When a fellow tired every Day he lost one Pound fish. I he gently Laid it aside until Home other when this Reserve was set off the old Sli Vlock could not have carved away fellow wanted it. After the wrecking his with More precision than train appeared things looked a Little did a diet meow balls and soda i rack hopeful in the food line. A gang Chicago dry goods House ers. Lint or. Macready did not Suiter men went up to Siviur and slaughtered to the Lake was in order. Tho Lake in about five Miles from the mum i ,.f Tho River and after a three hours tramp we reached the Lake the j this Lake in named from an old Indian tradition. In Early Days the he was aboard the Pullman car two Beeves belonging to old Southard with five women for children i and paid him How much do you .ip-1 and fourteen men. Including the Steward i pose just 50 cents a Pound for every j Porter. His and ounce it. I kept telling colonel Crook-1 among the number. Or thai j could out Twenty Mill in Hei e was n train Load Limi Ihn j Tii Eoina who would get a out a the j Ooi Imei Crocker and assistant j a i a finally he Siulc up superintendent Pratt thai Branch j is mind set regardless Cost tha Southern Pacific Railroad were there tie were about it. In in their private Csir. They divided j or demo break one then their Stock i provision and had to be tumbled into the River. Col with the majority. I Crocker ordered it done. I went before the holidays said 1 weighed Hso pounds when i got left my kingdom for when Jar. Jia Cready. To accompany my wife Back to fan Francisco. When i land i Hild Home january s we left St. I there ten Days ago t weighed Lis Ujj Louis and Wen to pan Francisco via my wife and Cli ild did not you have anything to buy or soil or. Nor they is the Man to Soo. He has Tho Best vantages and makes his clients business in every sense his own. Adlanta nothing but i 1. And a Railroad indians claim that the Mil Ilie right now will satisfy Tropic Lake and that it did t wish anyone Coupe Tut Billy nil their Hopes for i Buthe in the Lake but an Indian i slide s in Nisi estate Van eyed the command. In soon i had he lures seems i vending on a done so than the water became rough j in a month at i. And began to Rise. Tie surrounding tiny Are not. N ent with country and All tit ill i ill t that l lies lowly but were drowned. It in Stit be that they the flu i i Ruml did overflow in Eairy Days and Honeo no one deniers unit Zeular this tradition As Tho land on the refit j More than Side is very Low until it readies tie coast land yet lie files his Faith not on i and Here a line Hills stand about a j the a Railroad Hue and i now. 1 one r la Kcf knowledge set never i we Hundred feet or More in height. O tide these Hills form n part to coast and Are very Steep on both sides. In the Gray Harbor the Lake is thirty or forty Ting his on the a feet above the level the and on the Side Are email which it drains. This Lake in also Swan Lake owing to the Large number thou Birda which Migrate to it Vry ear this Lake is four Miles wide Inni hid Flint i Miles Long find is Cut up inn a fits and Fossil Mility . Liero. Islands. We Delfiro to Leo the built and about half Way Down the East Eide unit, too. And i to Iive Liat or. Hunt this Lake a Rich Bottom land country t will do it. . he Kes at All. It inn i begins. Lip All the streams thai empty j be done to Ai a eminent into the Lake Are Rich valleys the soil i when he Anno Meh his intention in these valleys in the Pncia so Nutzie. Building h Liege. Ii ,.iher there is very Little in these valleys or the Elk. Plentiful Inako their Feodine what the Els Are what Are grounds. Anywhere in Bliefe Bottoms a i All Harbor Bave in tie Way Man can take up a claim and Plant Railroad Assurance two nov acres the first , the i or. The first , As the Alder a the Only obstruction that a set tier has to contend with in Cloi iring the rare in it eos ground. This country is undoubtedly Lia. This ind to Harbor will the Northorn no Falmier at Centra us Witlin i lei5 the finest left in the state for be ii intent j by rail and Char. 103 Bill it is comparatively unknown As Tacoma. The trip to to owing to the difficulty in reaching it. Coma one Luif. And making a u in Here at present n few settlers have gone in and return in one Day possible. I Oit there. And in the Spring n big Rush will land May be in six probably be made for thir Section hours us against a Day am Midian there is room for a Large settlement present. Here and a few energetic people get j Union i Aoi Lic at n in there and open a Road which is not a Branch it on to i Oli difficult matter the finest Section Townsend. Land in the state will to thrown open. Norih Yakunin has recently i a to Cut a Road from this Lake i.-1 not Aid in Dillich As it was to get a Iii tie . T1 a from the Allilla Tutu country ii flex ii icus Miles further South. At the Indian Dilouie t lit Tii Inge at flattery rocks Thuro is a i it re Kobe a i Oil Iii is Harbor where a vessel can in ease j Ihan any , it turns and goods can be landed in Nan j u to set Back into the Iii prior cities and taken to the Lake by Way i Kio Miles from the from North the River until a Road can to opened. A to u Ocean Girnys potato Patch is All that a Man in is a. Than a by the this country to live. The rest meat fish wild fruit and Benin a arc already there. While Tho Fri or was j there he helped his brother to s Down Elk meat and enough to hut Winter. Lato Trio Wriler has Teun i Evera re Jioras in to the elicit that the country lying Between Ilie Straus i it a u con Juan do inca and Gray s i Mboi never been Eiji Loid. This in entirely a Portland would filly i Nii Utako and anyone desiring any in Init to connect Trio Gays hurl or formation regarding the country mad at Vnti Ulia. We be Meiher a Prophet nor a Mill a the these Mario they Are not each a and Iho next Iran Ronti Enlal route that reaches the Pacific. Whether that role on or in 1 Southern Pacific. January for any in weight. There was no a we left san Francisco for Taroma. I sickness on tie train and 1 never Felt j we had intended to leave on monday belter Iii my i . The occupants the i but there was some doubt about Selling Pullman car held a meeting at i . We were that everything the i to Foley san Francisco at ail right that Thoro was no hich in. Weatherwax do. And thai. Colonel Crocker would was chosen Secretary. He will write up Procco 1 to Portland on the tuesday eve. The daily trials the Reno Ning s train. We thought thai colonel each member will get a copy. In ski a the Roa i he a senile Man was aboard Tho train would Tirri on unless he surely i with his son . The father waded i petted to Eracli his j through the Snow to Sims and Jui Tiou Hii s began on the night the ing a Survey the situation he Tole first Day out. It was when the j graphed to his Wile that Porter Wourl train came to a standstill Turco Miles i have whiskers before they got out the North Sims in the Sih Kiyon Moisiu j blockade. Aifer returning to san fran stains. Had we hacked out at once we Cisco or. Mrs. Mae Roady and child hould been Safe. We Athree came to Portland by Steamer Aud yester Lonius Ives but Limey could not Budge Day mov Nibur to Tacoma. Tie train. Next morning l 7 inches . In addition to the Many other Lisa which fallen during the night agreeable features i tiie Imerito nuent j scaled Rar for ten in qts and nine i on the fifth Day tiie kerosene j v. some us j ran out and for the res Hie time the Iii and dug up provisions. Passengers bad sit in the dark at starvation have the vitals Nair it. There were and i out t in weaker lies. For six Days i tiie could be partially my wife did not step outside our cur. Lighted by a piece burning Wood. Was eight feet now on Tho level then All that would be seen was a Dull to the depth in teen feet spark on the end a , and by our train rut Civ lit Light the prisoners would sit and for two Davs we existed on the Little Tell stories suggestive Orange Groves Sii cd provisions in the . And Balmy skies. On reaching the Bor to Bare War another Pullman and i sup Ders civilization the passengers Regis tiie did the same As we tiered As from Cracker dust starvation did in the on Tho third Day county. Cal. There is More Suav and lir. n j More locomotives but the hitter were no j provisions were this is on the most common Ebbaut .e.i. Colonel Crocker bad Laid in ions from parties from the East to new live in his private car. Towns on this coast. It is so often asked he generously i cared the last crust with j a regards this town that we will try to passengers and in this Point out a few the natural re 1 May say that the ricers the Road sources our town has to draw on. First treated us with the Ulmo St Courtesy and Jot All at present is the vast amount Oil respect. There was no Hope pelting Fine Timber. The River and its i out the Snow or the third nay. We tributaries on one Side tiie j Musl have food or starve. 1 did not pro Chuck and Hanuka word on the Oiler i i Ose to starve. 1 raw getting pretty each extending for Miles into Timber hungry and with the balance Tho land themselves sustain us rat male passengers had seen to in that the Mills and factories. J but now As we Are rail Rou 1 was Ber county it Iii to the lumber rail at Tinus w not at proper Loir pc Illein. T uns giving Triem like whole year to work in. These combined devices for procuring , make cent Rabia tie him. Her and Mai iliac Point i tween the . In Iii Poi Tail Wil in1 our we Iii at de information about Lewis county cheerfully furnished. Or. Northop is personally familiar with All property in Tho extensive country tributary to Centralia and can furnish All who Disiro reliable and intelligent information in regard to lands titles Etc. Read in Tho chronicle Tho then write to l. H. Korthy for information bargains Etc. What l. H. Noether. Agent for the Union Pacific railway. Women were Tor to put it Uii Hily tin1re was t a soft for the men. I inc Road was Thuv. There a station Here so the a parly four up volunteered to at tempt tie to Riley to with Lack Ansley the r. In the in his ans icy us a path for us Snow. To developing our resources cannot but admit unit ours is the country and town to locate in. We have the ski.t., until All t Fine solid Oak chamber suits ill Ili i Lope into glorious City. T .iv.rr. Chairs Kou s 36 dollars uasii.3o to i Pri Bill l 1 61 w c t ill i in to in Listler. Tween these two will be cheer fully accommodated by culling Athis Ollie. The country for Iho Moal Parl is and hut the valleys in the Foothills arc Nuu Veronn and to Silil be excellent for i Mizik purpose 1ml lit flu Nso or agriculture he icy a Miilu ii cd an a Rule in High Alli Lutcs and the roil. Loim not leave the ground until lain in us up Viii. La or huh Drouil up on he hound in Iho a vol Lynn Iho Krasn in Green and Abundi Uil. Nii Norals have been found Iii tra Olliene tool Hill Lului Bill cd Tinl Liivik in ii in . Tin c Miles. Last but nol least comes tie Agricula i i u Liat he liar cd in nil lands. In any Titis i had a Liichi . A to the we it , is table Iii ave carried Lii it slate c there is no tin Bill lands within Miles Liu nov t pint i Lull Calm i 10 Ning us Tolje j Tilly cent a i us for rank pork in .1 part out at the a nip. J Down Lottie in our Pockels j Par mid in fad we brought Down at each trip v Enas As we could in Purij or it it com me and envied a mall Money As 1 did Money Southard .1 Olli us. I i Ami i .-Kmrtlons. I " cd co11 id 5 tiie and fruits and in most Grain. The valleys Aio the i Icelic Clay Loam and will c Ioannou i Only put 1111 ice tie t Iron ii county. I u. , l h for 1. In Lii wiil. , a a Miosis tinn 10, it a cent in Vulors lint stir prion Vou. Nil. All Usi Ful t ii Lily

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