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Centralia Chronicle (Newspaper) - January 30, 1890, Centralia, WashingtonVol. 1. Cbntra1ia, Lewis. County Washington thursday january no. 31. The Crent flood of 01-9. From Hie Portland Orego Nimi _ we Are having lots of said Godell of Tibbett e addition East Portland As a reporter was walk ing along the Southern Pacific Railroad on the East Side the other Day. If the storm keeps Baid or. Godell a flood similar to the memorable one of 01-02 it ill Likely be the i was living in the Little town of Champoeg in Marion county at the time and remember the disastrous no vember As though it were but yesterday. Champoeg was then a promising and growing place of from two to three Hun dred inhabitants and was popularly known As the half Way station being on the route of the old stage line before the Southern roads were built and was just Twenty five Miles from either port land or Salem. Preceding the flood the Snow for Miles in Valley and on the mountains had fallen to the average depth of one foot. Suddenly the temperature began to Rise until it was so warm As the month of May and men would go about with their Coats off. About Twenty four hours before the River began to Rise the rain throughout the Valley poured Down in torrents and together with the Aid of a warm Chinook wind soon reduced the heavy Snow to Rivers of running water swept Down the of the mountains into the Williamette. The River being narrow in some places not More than a Quarter of a mile from Bank to comparatively Small Channel was inadequate to carry away the immense sur plus of water which rapidly Rose Over the Low sloping Banks and in a few hours Arnott every Trace of enterprising Chain by the waiting people was Only equated by the which they returned for More. This eagerness to receive mail this dependence upon its prompt arrival for Prosperity and personal gratification May be said to be world wide. An industrious statistician has busied himself recently in collecting figures in connection with the postal business of the world and a result of his labors lie presents an array of Fig ures the Conception of which is almost impossible. It tells us for example that during the year 188o, almost Bis billions of letters passed through the mails of the civilized world and when he adds to this a billion of postal cards nearly five billion newspapers and a Hundred Mil lion packages of merchandise he leaves us with a confused idea that the postal business of the world compares with nothing in its immensity except the sidereal heavens As revealed through the researches of the astronomer. Among the facts More easily compre hended however Are those which give the comparative use of which different nations and countries make of postal facilities. Thus the assertion then that Australia makes the largest use of these of any continent on the Globe is under stood when we Are further told that this use amounts to Twenty four letters cards papers and parcels received annually by even inhabitant of that coun try. America sends More than half As Many mail packages As the whole of Europe though her population is relatively much smaller. Asia sends comparatively a Small number while the record for Africa is loss than one mail package a year for every seven inhabitants of the continent. To handle the brought about by such fluctuations of temperature. No single person can have Access to the International prototypes As Tho Cave is locked up by three different keys in the hands of As Many individuals and Ever receivable precaution has been taken to keep them inviolable. The standards distributed to the various governments Are tested by the International prototypes and the same care will be akan to preserve them unaltered As is deemed necessary for the International Pong was washed away by the angry requires not less than a roaring current. Half million persons and one Hundred after Tho alarm was Given although and fifty thousand poet eff is about fortunately without the loss of life it j one third of which Are in the United was with much danger that All the half states Are necessary for its distribution dressed people who were awakened these statistics though confusing on from their sleep succeeded in reaching j account of their magnitude of the in safety. A few who did t i figures presented Are nevertheless big get out of their houses in time were nil cant of the Enterprise that Waits soon floating about but All escaped after j upon civilization and from them Intelli a few Miles by finally being lodged against the surrounding Timber. I remember distinctly of my father John Godell going in a Skiff to an or Chard and mar Kcal on one of the Trees the height of the water. That Mark re Mains to this Day and is thirty feet the level of the surrounding coun try. Two men who had failed to get away in time were washed off Down the gence May readily draw its own conclusion. Hoit territory named. There is a bit of interesting history As men though nearly frightened out of i their senses succeeding in tearing a Hole j in Tho roof through which one fellow j Force to the manner in which the territory came by its name. Washington was not the Choice of the Early settlers of the North country. The pioneers held a convention at Monticello on the Colwitz in ism. They wanted to fever connections with Oregon and become a. Separate Terri tory. They adopt a memorial to con fed his head and shoulders while he loudly shouted for help. Nothing was visible of the other Man except his head and Long dishevelled hair. They after Wiric rescued More dead than alive. One of the richest men in the place was a Frenchman mimed Ixo Stair who had lost All his earthly wealth and lowly escaped with his life. Longhair was rescued in the Fame Skiff which also had picked up a Man named Gal Lant. The poor Man. In a jesting Way did not add to longhair s Pence of mind by reminding him that they Wal both at last in the same bout and that one now was Worth no More than the other. The people escaping to the. Foot Hills before the Hood had reached its bight Gress. In that document they get Forth air population resources and area and asked to be recognized As a territory with the name of Columbia. The con Gressional committee to which the memorial went reported favourably on the Iii retaining the mime Columbia. When the Bill was put upon its passage a Kentucky member Richard 11. Stan state news. Washington Banks contain More individual deposits than the Banks of Oregon. The Coal mines of Washington turned out during 80, tons of Coal valued to Commerce foots no the hop shipments of 1889 by months making a total of Bales during the year. Washington exports last year by water alone amounted to and her industries Are All in their infancy. The estate of or. Minor who War drowned with g. Morris Haller and e. Louis Cox on december 2, was pro bated at Avilliah Hussell who killed Danie Canty at Colfax has been convicted of murder in the second degree and sentenced to 20 years in the state Penitentiary. What is said to have been the first wedding in the new City of Grays har Bor recently occurred there. The contracting parties were ii. Eyerley and miss Ixia Leet last monday says the Colwitz Bulle tin the Steamer s. G. Reed brought to the packing House of Wallace it whar ton pounds of Sturgeon from Points Down the River. Only a one half interest in the Belling Ham town Etc has been sold. Messes. Bartlett and Eldridge retain a one half the lad is now at his father s House in succotash Valley. The Tacoma news is quite alive to the interests of that City when it says because the City Council has made an irreparable Blunder in the matter of a railway franchises is no reason Why it should make another. Tacoma should get the Benefit of a Liberal portion of the profits of All Street Tacoma taxpayers should insist upon such pro vision. Again there should Hea written agreement As to the character of the Road bed equipment Etc., and those asking for a franchise should in Case their petition is granted be required to Bond for the speedy completion and operation of their lines. Chicago dry Roods House. Mars Nellie Illy tto speedy Little Globe Trotter. Niton Ledoer who is Nellie Ely and what is she lbs. L. J. L. Yelm wash., Jan. Miss Nellie Ely is a very Fly Young lady and at this time is a Bright partic ular Star on the reportorial staff of the new York world having just encircled the Globe in the unprecedented time of seventy two Days six hours and eleven minutes. Her newspaper career began in Pitts Burg where she was an occasional contributor to the local press. Her Baptis Mal name is Cochrane. She went to new York several years ago and after re pealed attempts to secure a Eit was finally taken up by pulitzer of the world and Given an Opportunity to display her ability. Her first detail was to investigate alleged cruelties on the part of Stu dents at the insane Asylum on Ward s Island. She succeeded in being admitted to the Asylum As a non-comp., and the re suit of her experience filled a solid Page of the world and thoroughly aroused the people of the indignities and cruelties to which the insane patients were sub Ujj cited. Her Star was at once in the Ascendancy and she afterwards gained notoriety in exposing Dean veil but Northey the live real estate broker. If you have anything to buy or soil or. Northey is the Man to see. He has the Best advantages and makes his clients business in every sense his own. Information about Lewis county interest in the town it and Mill while j1rolnino no and influential Goth mites the Fairhaven land company have a am in and Politi ton arose and moved to substitute j Washington for Cohn Nhia. He argued that Columbus Hail been honoured by having the District of Columbia named after him but no state or territory had i been Cimon the name of the father of shh or. Stauton s amendment a Public Hall twelve stores two quire the other half. Tohn Nichols who lives in Polk county South of Dallas has captured hip Fortieth Bear. The Bear Slayer is now s5 years of ago and few younger men exceed him in marksmanship or the Cun Ning of the Huntsman. Washington Timber is hard to beat and the Amo it of lumber a big log will turn out. A log that was recently Meas ured at Hoquiam produced As follows it wins s2 feet Long measured 112 inches through the Bull and it was scaled at feet which Cal cd for from the buyers. The Cosmopolis journal which will to published Here by or. Head will Start out with a Good advertising Patron age. While there Are now five papers in the county we believe in the sur Vival of the fittest and predict for it a prosperous voyage on the sea of journal ism. Vidette. The population of Castle Rock in creased from 250 to 700 during and besides the erection of a new Shingle Mill and numerous dwellings they now Wunt through and by this change in february 1853, Washington territory pot the name which those who were anxious to have some other were not built bonfires so As to Aid those rescued Strong ,0 on rafts and boats to find their Way to land in the darkness. Although Champoeg was almost totally wiped out of sex in Tynce and everybody in the place Many of whom were quite wealthy lost j tin. Vail. Washington Jan. National prototype allotted to the United states j Paw and four Shingle Mills Throe hotels and several other establish ments. A Coal prospector says that Coal can be found Whin three Miles of the Cus Tom House in Astoria and that fora Monck consideration to will guarantee to locate the vein. It would pay to secure the information for if Good Coal id pc Cal irregularities at Albany. She is accredited with being a shrewd news gatherer and and exceptionally Clever writer. She in about 23 years of age neat and tasty is quite Good looking and her character is above reproach. She left York on the 14th of to vember last on a trip around the world Gainet time expecting to make the Jour Ney in seventy five Days. As stated in today s telegraphic columns she arrived on time. The following Brief account of her trip was expressed in. An interview j j upon her arrival at san Francisco Janu Ary 21 "1 said Ehe from new York on the Augusta Victoria on november 14th, she was timed to leave at but my journey dates from the time of the Pilot leaving up at about Wear Rived in Southampton on the 22d at a. In. I went up to London the same morning and in the evening instead of going to bed a 1 ought to have done i went Over to Amiens to see Jules Verne. "1 went through Calais and there caught the Indian express to Brindisi. 1 did not sleep at All from wednesday until saturday morning. I arrived in i Brindisi on the 24th. And there caught the and o. Steamship Victoria which was waiting for us and which sailed from London the same Day we left new York. We touched at port said Emailia and Aden and reached Colombi on december St. Here i changed to the Oriental and bad to wait live Days. Thence 1 went to tenant and Singa pore arriving in Llong Kong three Days cheerfully furnished extensive country tributary Ligon information in regard to lands titles Etc. Or. Northey is personally familiar with All property in the to Centralia and can furnish All who desire reliable and in Tel read in the chronicle of the write to l. H. Northey for information bargains Etc. L. H. Northey. Could be found to dose As that it would j of me put ,1, is was of Bone agent for the Union Pacific Radway. Again with regard to finances. Among them Are John Hofer Ami Harper Zaron who Are at present proprietors of the Chen Pong Donnelly Gilman i Foj from the moment of their Man none. L to 10 acres of land 1 started to do the trip in seventy five i lure. On Hie South Side of uni null Lake i Days and i think thai i will accomplish j the standards were constructed he the a nor Tilly Orrt Mills dwelling a it. If i had known that anyone was try co operation of the principal govern j and Church at an ing to beat me i could have made belter a i Myntti of the world. Their history in this Tow site is located on i connections and so made the trip in i Brief is that in Irico the French govern-1 talc land and step have i Shorter time. I have relied solely on the i Are ready with Large tracts and Aro pre the. Attention of the. Entire Northwest i ment invited other nations to scud Dele a Coll o secure a title As directed i facilities afforded to an Ordinary traveler j pared to locate parties on and to a great extent that of the entire j gales to i Aris for the purpose of forming states statues. I have never had a better time in my j just for fun a ses-.se51 will sell until of the Ivo Iii the Olympia correspondent of the country is at present entered upon the an International commission for the con j mails. The Telegraph through the the j str Clion of a new meter is an inter i unflagging indu Atey of the agents and j National Standard. The invitation was of superintendents prevents the inhabit-1 accepted and our government appointed or. Loul tiny for nil the nuts of Tho various ends of the Earth professors Henry and Ili Gard As delo from living in Complete ignorance of Gates. In 1875 a treaty was signed at the doings and happenings it the oppo i Paris for the establishment of an inter life and had a pleasant stay it every Tim blk claims. Place. I feel very confident of finishing the trip within seventy live Boodle yarn Discoid a cd into Rived a feeble Point of order that it j was out of order at this the it holc steals and so Moss. Sito ends during the embargo Laid upon National Bureau of weights and measures. Them by the weather newspapers Bat the establishment wins put under the i tie sturdily to Supply in the record of j administrative direction of delegates neighbourhood happenings the Lack of from Tho various countries concerned news social political and and a hire Stielf of Learned men was fact is that Herren himself had a similar pure Tho letter pouches of the notion banked up in Large Snow drifts contain but for All thin Tho question Auy Mytil in eagerly Ami frequently asked and the disappointment that Fol lows a negative Iii her plainly Evi Dent. Tho eagerness with which Tho people of Portland awaited an Atlin Mlivic reply to this interrogation Una fully at tested when on wednesday several tons of delayed mail came in on the Toni ii Tiu Thad been battling with How drifts in the Blue Mountain Section of the Union Pacific or ten Days while Ilio avidity with which this vast amount of or Nicil and written employed to study methods for carrying out practically the Tho theoretical requirements agreed upon As necessary by the delegates. Tim difficulties encountered were All surmounted and work was curried ton successful completion. The standards ordered by the various governments were distributed Hist septem Ber. One set of Tho standards is a part As an interim Tinnil prototype and kept in a Cave it the Bur Nii. The object of putting them in the Cave is to secure them against Accident and Midden or Grout changes of Tempo Realure As it is deemed possible thai Perm Keiit in liliom Structure of lie materials of the item cards Nav be offering it n few moments later. He walled to be made chairman of the com Mittee of investigation lie had his Nat Young the Only f. Liiro tins Anil i unite sharpened for Mullray and it would certainly have presented a report intended to he damaging to Tholt gentle Man. A gentleman writes to the Tacoma j Ledger that. The succotash is not hive Iii Nii a i i in Lii mum of lilo Vii Una vim Uro Luti Liy nol Liim me line hum n Minvil Iliin Vou in Llu Piliu a Rourl of tin i Lii in Ler Insul Rah Lin Lis mis i Imily. W. T., Fotiu on to w i Tinl Silv Nitor Toto la Rel i Willils Mimi Liiv Nowr Hie o pc Vemont. Law Iii inn Roui Ami Trail to the j it w you us wit Lii mime on or Liv the extremely lonely shop in the City. The and descried one thai the article in the Ledger would indicate Yelm and the Mit hell River loth Day of january is to Liim Niin will in Ivan nil thu let week the i m Ali toll Hie to Mir Iii ilium Ili Viii Lannu for tin i Welly five Are quite it nmn-1 w Uyi her of ranches and Between themis cell and Sueco Tordi valleys about sixteen j i or . Ulily l Limiti a mlle Sulila to ill is Sinvil com nov i Nii l in in i Luisini i Mon i in in a Lawally no Enlil Milch there Are at Linlor Vrtis along Tho j u. A Zirli iils for Sulila mul Nur Ernil Nlle Nul live inhabited Homes lie Wiuli pm i ,.i Dow not credit the supposed into of Clarles Kernahan and thinks that j so inc a y ii Rini Rinir. Next diver to Arlington hotel open Day and nigh finest wines i liquors Blu Tuanh duos., proprietors. Fine solid Oak chamber suits three chairs for 36 dollars Cash. 36 Butterworth the rustler. Tacoma Bazaar o. Proprietor. Emporium or i of keeping goods in tinware Granite Iron Ware wooden Ltd novelties notions fancy on 6, 10, 15 and 2s cent counters that Surprise you. All. All useful goods of first Quality. 11.11 u40 Ivian acc nil Miglior of iks Kiln met Ditroi. And on Minli a newly Uoc Halir Huml in

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