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ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 3. No. 34. -- May 14, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-05-14) Medill, J. D."War news. -- Battle yesterday in Cardenas American victory. Three Spanish war vessels destroyed, Spaniards lose nine hundred men. ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 3. No. 35. -- May 21, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-05-21) Medill, J. D."Stock ranch for sale cheap. 245 acres situated in the Natchez Valley, one of the best stock ranches in the county; has a fine feeding ground and is particularly adapted for sheep. All under fence; good spring; 90 acres in alfalfa; good water right; with stone cellar. A real snap, price $3,500. Inquire at Epigram office." ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 3. No. 36. -- May 28, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-05-28) Medill, J. D.Disaster on the Trail -- The Epigram is informed … that 25 other gold seekers had lost their lives ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 3. No. 37. -- June 4, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-06-04) Medill, J. D.Reports on local events and growing conditions. ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 3. No. 38. -- June 11, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-06-11) Medill, J. D."On last Monbay night, at a late hour, a hobo slyly entered the saloon of E. W. Dooley and carried of the nickel-in-the-slot machine which sat in the front part of the house. In a few minutes J. D. McDaniel, the bartender, missing the machine, and suspecting who the thief was, started in hot pursuit and in a few minutes caught sight of the thief at the depot. The hobo seeing the dreaded Nemesis on his trail dropped the machine and ran for his life. The active bartender felt relieved, however, to get back the machine with its valuable contents." ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 3. No. 39. -- June 18, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-06-18) Medill, J. D."Ben E. Snipes came over from Seattle Wednesday night. The sorrow stricken father has now given up all hope of recovering the body of his unfortunate son, who was lost on the ill fated Jane Grey. Having heard that some bodies had washed ashore on Vancouver island, Mr. Snipes and other Seattle parties who lost relatives in the shipwreck, last week, hired a tug and made a close search along the shore, hoping to find the remains of their boys, but without success." ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 3. No. 40. -- June 25, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-06-25) Medill, J. D."It is absolutely necessary, if fish are to remain in our streams in any considerable number, that some effective effort should be made on the part of our people to prevent the fish from entering the numerous irrigating ditches of this county. The spectacle of a farmer finding forty pounds of trout floundering about in his meadow is a sight to make a true sportsman weep. It has been suggested that if our farmers and ditch managers would put a wire screen over the intake of their respective ditches, the evil would soon be remedied; otherwise it is only a question of time when our streams will be almost entirely depopulated of its speckled beauties." ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 3. No. 41. -- July 2, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-07-02) Medill, J. D."Jeff McDaniel, A. H. Wilgus, Fay Fenton and David Johnson leave on July 7 for a month's trip in the vicinity of Mount Adams, by way of Fort Simcoe. They will go prepared to hunt and fish, but mainly to prospect for the yellow metal." ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 3. No. 42. -- July 9, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-07-09) Medill, J. D."The destruction of Admiral Cervera's fleet adds another bright page to American history and another great name to our list of naval hhroes and that will be Schley. Sampson is all right, no doubt, but the poor man is out of luck. The people will not allow Schley to be robbed of his laurels. He will soon be known as Admiral Schley." ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 3. No. 43. -- July 16, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-07-16) Medill, J. D."The fact that the stream of travel is again turned toward the great Yakima country, is gratifying news to all our people. Nature has done her part, and man's ingenuity to the rest, to provide homes for countless thousands in our broad and fertile valleys." ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 3. No. 44. -- July 23, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-07-23) Medill, J. D."Two hundred feet of new sidewalk has recently been laid on south Front street by contractor G. H. Moulton, which will doubtless be appreciated by pedestrians on that thoroughfare. Twenty-five feet was also laid in front of Eder's cigar factory, on Yakima avenue." ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 3. No. 45. -- July 30, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-07-30) Medill, J. D."A formal request has been made by Spain through the French ambassador, for peace and the cabinet is now deliberating on an answer. There is little reason to doubt that Spain has made up her mind to give up Cuba and the abandonment of Porto Rico. It is admitted by leading members of the administration that upon only one point in the peace negotiations is there likely to be serious friction, and that relates to the future of the Philippines; but there is reason to believe that these difficulties will be rather internal than international in their character, at least from the outset. The president is firmly of the opinion that the United States has no use for the islands as a permanent possession. A reply to Spains' request is expected today." ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 3. No. 46. -- August 6, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-08-06) Medill, J. D."North Yakima has a responsibility resting upon her shoulder that she should not overlook -- the entertainment of visitors to the coming State Fair. There will be an immense crowd in this city on that occasion and none should be allowed to depart with any but the most kindly feeling for our fair city and her hospitable people." ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 3. No. 47. -- August 13, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-08-13) Medill, J. D."Indian Agent in Town. Jay Lynch, Indian agent for the Yakima reservation, is in the city today on official business. Mr. Lynch says he is troubled somewhat with stealing on the reservation, and he is in the city to lay the matter before United States Prosecuting attorney Gay. Mr. Lynch is a man with considerable experience in the Indian service. He held his present position for four years under the Harrison administration. When the McKinley administration came into office Mr. Lynch was reappointed through the influence of Senator Wilson, of who he has always been a devoted follower. -- Seattle Times." ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 3. No. 48. -- August 20, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-08-20) Medill, J. D."Manila surrenders. It was an Easy Victory for the American Forces. The capture only five lives and only about fifty wounded -- the official dispatch." ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 3. No. 49. -- August 27, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-08-27) Medill, J. D."The new gas lights of the O. K. barber shop have been attracting a good deal of attention this week. The gas used is generated by a very simple machine known as the Acetylene generator. It produces a bright and beautiful light and is well worth examination." ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 3. No. 50. -- September 3, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-09-03) Medill, J. D."Only Circus coming! Lemen Bros' worlds' monster shows. 3 ring circus, 5 continental menagerie, trained animal exhibition, real roman hippodrome, free horse fair. Surely coming and will positively exhibit at No. Yakima, Wednesday, Sept. 14 The Mighty Bovalapus, The rarest, strangest, awfulest of all the mighty monsters of the great deep. Rajah, Biggest brute on earth, a towering giant. The very lord of beasts. Taller, longer, weighs more, cost more than any elephant ever captured. Bigger than Famous Jumbo." ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 3. No. 51. -- September 10, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-09-10) Medill, J. D."The consensus of opinion among the majority of delegates at the Ellensburg convention was that this year would see the last of fusion. Hereafter, they say, these will be but one reform party, and that will be the democratic." ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 4. No. 1. -- September 24, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-09-24) Medill, J. D."Yakima citizens, in all decency, after inviting people to come to the Fair from all over the state, must take the necessary steps to provide shelter for their guests while here. Every available bed should be reported to the committee." ItemThe Yakima Epigram -- Vol 4. No. 10. -- November 26, 1898.(Medill, J. D., 1898-11-26) Medill, J. D."J. C. Rathbun, the special correspondend of the Seattle Times, arrived Wednesday night to remain in the city for a few days, during which time he will write up the wonderful resources of this valley, for a special holiday edition of the Times."