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About The west shore. (Portland, Or.) 1875-1891 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 21, 1889)
Among tin' building fur which plans arc already
prepared, and which will In- erected as soon hh men
iiihI material ciiii U- secured, urc Judge TlmiiiaH
IturkfV it 1 1 1 Klein ,v l' H-iilmrjr'M, ea h to cost I "",
; (iatcrt V McDonald's iiihI ieo. F. F rye's, In cunt
r.'.'i,IXKI cik Ii, hihI cx-tinvcriiur Sijiiiri'V tu cuit tliH),.
""I. A large nut iitx'r i if substantial structure cost
ing Icwt Ihiui IIKI.iniii ciu h rc projected ami cniitructH
rc daily ling let fur their erection. Tin- new Seattle
will lie entirely Im vuiuI comparison with the burned
rity, iiihI it will In- a inuiiiiineiil tu the extraordinary
ilc( of it h Hiiie anil the recilM ralive kiwiT of the
-mi tti u ti i I v . The present tciitcil city presents an in
teresting tipMiiratiie. Hut the vacation of the tents
fur the new liunim-nx building ha already Ik uti, ami
it will increase rapidly. Jt make one proud of his
countrymen to see how heroically the Seattle pic
are tim ing the marku of their crushing calamity ami
restoring their fair city to much mure than its former
HON. EUGENE SEMPLE.
NOV IXtiF.NF. SF.MI'I.K. whu wa inated fr
j P'vernur of the new Mate of Washington hy the
democratic convention assembled H F.llenshurgh
on the ninth of thin month, wan Wii in the citv
of llup.lii, Colombia, South America, June pjth, Mi'i,
hi father Uing then the American mincer m that
.Miintry. Whc, the y wa- live yearn ,.f age his pa
rent Mumd lo their home in Madison county, llli
"' T,M' )"' " "' to St. I.uiuh college, and
after a course there graduated fr, (he Ht of
Cincinnati ...II, ne in h.i.t. The elder Semple u al
way prominent in .tie. ami while Init.d Slates
'i.ator l,e wa mul l. il, r,.Ml, jn ,(, 0hViil mii)i,
ary matter, ami made thorough cxaminati f the
ul.j.vt at the time of the fifty for furtv-ur linht "
agitation. The v,mt. man Inramc f.iv..ril.iy impress.
l will, tin. country. ,, alVr hi lua'tn-n ,.,,.
.t to Portland r ,,r.i,ii,v, law .,t, ;.,
-'""f "" l'h llmLI. the ,,. .,.;,.
11 t that p ri.nl ...,n,,,
with In,., in the conduct .,f that p-r , re SvIm'm, r
iVnnoyer, prc-nt governor of on-pm, HI
of M.n.,.Hi,who came wuhinafcw v,.t,-, f .j '
rl.vl.,1 governor of M,nn. ...(,, , Veur, H h-,
Mr S mple wa ap.,int,, Mate print, r fM ,.. '
Wily then after he 1, ft ,,P ,,,,, '
pn'.t. Mwoy.ar, Then he ,,.,,,,1 in I,,,.,,,, (,H
lion in l-ane ami Columbia r..Ui,tll, m,ti sv i '
l.eMm,,V.n1Muv, r,Va.h,n:t.,n S ",'h, ",',!
ha. Uv nisaH I., the luinU r hu-.u... n,
17. Mf S'oplcwa. (.,,,.rii iri '
lo T..,,.,y hy lWl.n ,,.,, , 1 "V
"i iwo vi nr
later was succeeded by Miles C. Moore, the present in
cuiulM'iit. Mr. Semple is now n resident of Tacoina.
HON. ELISHA P. FERRY.
T1IK repuhlicaiiR of Washington have nmninntwl
lion. Klislm 1'. Ferry, of Seattle, to stand as the
candidate of that party for governor. Mr. Ferry
is a native of Illinois, and he practiced law in
Waukecjian, in that state, from lfl-IG to 18")!). During
that time he was elected to the ollice of mayor and
twice served as presidential elector from tho congres
sional district in which he resided. He was a good
soldier in the civil war. During a portion of the time
he was on the stall' of (iovemor Yates, of Illinois, and
organized several regiments of volunteer troops. About
twenty years ago Mr. Ferry came west to Washington
Territory, and from ISTOto IS?.'! he held the ollice of
surveyor general for the territory. President (irnnt
appointed him governor of Washington in the latter
year, and he held the ollice until the change of politics
in the national administration eight years later. Then
he moved lo Seattle and became associated with the
linn of McNaught, Ferry, McNaught & Mitchell in the
practice of law. When the elder McNaught retired
from the linn, Mr. Ferry succeeded him as vice presi
''it of the Puget Sound National bank, a position
which he still holds. I le is an able attorney and sound
Imsiness man, and in the dillerent olliccs he has held
I'" has discharged the duties that devolved upon him
with fidelity and credit.
HON. JOHN L. WILSON.
FOK representative i congress for the new slate of
W ashington the republicans nominated at the
Walla Walla convention, ScptenuVr (ith, Hon.
J"hn I.. Wilson, a SH,kano Falls banker. Mr.
."" Wl,H U,T" in Indiana thirty-nine years ago.
"i father acquired considerable fame as a stump
Jpeaker and .vcupied a prominent position in political
, h 11,1,1 l,,,t,'r,,,l the legal profession. In
'"' , to the Indiana legislature from
'"'""rune district. I,, that body he took a prominent
'l'"v,,,"1 "none of the leaders in debate. One of
.w to vote for (ien. Harrison for senator,
'"tollicial acts of President Carlield wasto
"i'l""1" Mr. Wilson to the nveivcrship of the land
- " - "t i ullax. Wahhingt,,,,, whither he moved in
''--rtly alterward the land ollice was taken to Spokane
, " Mr W'" went there, holding the ..Slit
' t-rin f f(llir v..rK. Since then he has lrn in
'' -tM m Imancial matters which he has manal
muv' He was a delegate fa,,,, Sjmkane Kali