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WENATCHEE DAILY WORLD
VOLUME I.—NO. 17.
CHARGES OF FRAUD AGAINST KES-
TER. KETTENBACH AND
ARRESTS ARE BEING MADE AND
ACCUSED WILL BE BROUGHT
BOISE, Idaho, July 20 —Nine men
we*e indioted for timber frauds by
the grand jury recently in session.
A. M. Cornell, was arrested at the
time the warrants were issued for the
five others and the names were giv
en out today. The list so far is:
For conspiracy to defraud the
United States—George H. Eester,
cashier of the Lewiston Natocal bank;
Wiilliam F. Eettenbach, president of
the Lewiston National bank; Jack
son O'Keefe of Asotin, Wash; Will
iam Dywer of Clarkston, Wash; four
For supbornatiou of perjury—Geo-
rge H. Hester and C. W. Robnett,
book keeper for the Lewiston Nat
For perjury—Ivan Cornell and three
other names nnt yet made public
First Wheat Marketed.
WALLA WALLA, July 19—The
first wheat of the 1905 orop was
brought to Walla Walla yesterday and
delivered to a local firm. It consisted
of a first-class bluestem variety ami
was grown on a farm near the foot
hills. The price paid foi it was 65
cents f. o. b.
Harvest has just commenced in
Walla Walla connty and by the first
of next week will be in full blast.
Grain on the Eureka Flat it ripen
ing slowly, showing that non» of the
grain was damaged by the bot winds
from the east several days ago.
POMEROY, July 19.—Harvest is tn
progress with every promise of an
abundant yield. The fall sown wheat
is turning out about five bushels to
the acre more than last year. Spring
sown wheat is not quite so good as
last year having been damaged to
some extent by the recent hot weather
and drying winds Altogether the
crop will be perhaps 55 per cent better
than that of last year.
Russians Still Hope to Win.
HEADQUARTERS OF THE RUS
BIAN3, GODZYIANA. Manchuria,
July 30. —In conversation with the
correspondent of the Associated Press
regarding the present military situa
tion, General Battrajoff, commander
of tbe Third Manohurian army today,
in a moit optimistic tone, said that
the Japanese were unable to advance,
both on account of the strengthening
of the Russian positions and because
they have not fully recovered from
their losses at the battle of Mukden.
He oonoluded as follows:
"Never during tbe whole war has
the Russian ai my been so strong in
every respect as it is now. The Jap
ane know this and therefore they wish
A letter just received by Mrs. David
Keith from her husband, who left on
the Great Northern excursion for Sea
ttle and Portland, says that he will
probably return to Wenatchee, about
It would have been incredible bru
tality if Ohas. Lemberger, of Syra
cuse. N. V., had not done the beat
he oonld for a suffering son. "My
boy," he said, "out a fearful gash
over his eye, so I applied Bnoklen's
Arnica Salve, whioh quickly healed
it and saved his eye." Good for
barns and nloera too. Only 250 at U.
G. Fogua'a drag store.
STRIKERS HAVE MADE COMPLETE
SURRENDER AND WILL SEEK
THEIR OLD PLACES
NO UNION BUTTON
COLLAPSE OF STRIKE A COMPLETE
VICTORY FOR THE
CHICAGO July 20.—The teams
ters strike that has so greatly affect
ed business in this c.ty for the last
three months, was tonight called off
by the joint committee of the team
ster's union. The men have been or
dered to seek their old places.
The strikers have made a complete
surrender and will apply for work as
individuals and without an agreement
ol any kind with their employers.
The aotion of the teamsters' joint
council was taKen at 1.30 tonight at
the end af a day whose events dear
ly foreshadowed the collapse of the
The only concession that the men
have gained by going back to work
is in tbe ease of the lumber drivers
the right to wear the union button-
In the case of all other unions the
men by seeking their old places tac
itly agree to seek the terms of the
employers, which were that the men
would be taken back as were needed
after tbe non-union men had been
provided for, and that the question
of wearing the anion bntton should
be left to tbe decision of the indi
Dynamite Explosion Kills Fiva Men.
DES MOINES, Jnly 20.—Five
miners were literally blown to pieces
by an explosion of dynamite in a stor
age powder house at the West River
side ooal mine, two miles from this
city, today. The victims were engag
ed in sinking a new ahaft. During
the early morning hours a rainstorm
came up and compelled the men to
stop work. They sought shelter in
the powder house. Lightning struck
a tree near the building and ignited
the dynamite as well as two kegs of
Big Purchase ol Cherries.
The Nooksack Valley Canning Com
pany has purchased the surplus oher
ries grown at Mount Vernon. The
News Herald states that over ten tons
were chipped and the growers received
about one thousand dollars in ex
change. Those shipments represeted
only a portion of the cherries grown
in that vioinity. Later shipment of
apples , pears, and plums wll be made
to the cannery.
Large Broom Grass at Twiap.
ET. Gowan has on ezhi bition, at
the office of the Twisp News some
fine specimens of broom grass, beard
less barley and wheat. From one seed
be has fifty two stalks of broom grass
They stand five feet and seven inch
es tall in the field. Wheat and barley
give similar results. All were pro
duced on a dry farm where irriagtion
is not practiced The broom grass
was grown on the highest and driest
Steamer Enterprise Hera.
The Steamer Enterprise, Bruce
Griggs, Captain, reaohed Wenatcbee
last night. She will be withdrawn
from the up river traffic owing to the
low water. Her inn is from Brewster
to Riverside on the Okanogan river.
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS.
July 21. Jarritzi to W B. Nuder
myer, 1 lot in Lakeside — §225.
WENATCHEE, WASHINGTON, FRIDAY, JULY 21, 1905.
STATE TO PROBE
GOVERNOR DEMANDS THAT THE
LEGISLATURE PROTECT REP
PUTATION OF STATE
DUTY OF STATE
EQUITABLE SCANDAL CAUSED THE
APPOINTMENT OF JOINT
ALBANY, N. V., July 20—There
will he :• legislative investigation of
life insurance as carried on in this
state, both by New York state corpor
ations and by those doing business in
this state. This investigation will be
made by a special joint committee
with ample powers, of which the
chairman will be Senator Willam
Armstrong of Rochester, a republican.
The other senators on the committee
will be William J. Tulley of Corning
a republican, and Eauiel Roirdan ot
New York Oity, a democrat. Senators
Armstrong and Tulley are lawyeis.
Riordan is a real estate and insurance
agent. The two republicans are said
to have been selected by Governor
Higgins and Senator Raines, republi
can leader in the senate
The assembly members of the com
mittee will be named by Speaker
Nixon witihn the next day or two.
Chairman Armstrong'said tonight that
while the aotnal hearing of the com
mittee wonld not begin for some time,
the preliminary preparations wonld be
set iv motion as soon as possible and
the orgiazation of the committee
would take place as soon as the aesem
My members had been appointed.
The institution of the committee
followed hard upon a message of Gov
ernor Higgins to the legislature which
came as a surpiise. The message was
received in the senate after the con
clusion of the Hootter case and was
not read until late iv the afternoon
Electric Railway at North Yakima.
NORTH YAKIMA, July 19—The
North Yakima city council li id over
for two weeks Jesse H. Rose's appli
cation for an electric railway for the
oity ani valley. The ordinance grant
ing a franchise to George Donald,
president of the Yakima National
bank, was read for the first time and
according; to law was laid over for
two weeks for second and third read
Mr. Donald has secured traffio ar
rangements with the Northern Pacific
and has been in business here for
Mr. Rose offers to pnt up a forfeit
of $5,000, to be paid to the city if hj
does not begin the contsruction within
five months after accepting the fran
chise, which he has one month to act
on. Mr. Donald says he will not put
up a forfeit as he believes that his
word is good enough.
Canning Company Incorporated.
OLYMPIA, July IP,—Articles of
incorporation were filed with the se
fretary of state for the Wenatchee
Canning Company, capital $10,000;
W. R. Prowell, A W. Foy, Ed. M.
Foy, and F. W. Hoffman, incorpora
Arthnr Gunn left town last night
for Seattle and will return tonight-
Statistics show startling mortality,
from appendicitis and peritonitis. To
prevent and cure these awful disease,
there is jost one reliable, remedy, Dr.
Xi g's New Life Fills. M. Flannery,
of 14 Onstom House Plaoe, Chicago,
says: "They have no equal for Con
stipation and Biliousness." 25c at U.
O. Pogue's druegiat.
I HAVE A MAN
Who wants a large, well improved fruit farm
close to town. Is not afraid of the price if
the place is worth it. Tell me what you will
take, QUICK. .
. . . REAL ESTATE AND FINANCIAL AGENT . . .
Cor. Wanatehaa Ava. and Palouao St.
Pay Less and Dress Better
We announce the arrival of tha new Fall Cloth Samplaa from
tha famous Royal Tailors of Now York and Chicago. One
thouaand different patterns and weaves from the most cele
brated woolen mills of England, France, Germany and Unjted
States to select from. Made strictly to your measure in any
style you fancy.
$12 a Suit
We have 10 ACRES of fine level land
ALL SET TO TREES
Better see us this week
BOUSQUET & HOLM
A BIG CUT
Wa do net mean thai we have out the price on lumber,
but that there ia more lumber being cut up this summer
than ever. We are looking for more busineas. We
want you to call anal let us figure your lumber bill. If
we oan save you money, that's what you are looking for.
If we can sell you the lumber, that'a what we are look
■ ■ ■
The Pioneer Lumber Firm
WENATCHEE LUMBER COMPANY
F. M. SCHEBLE & SONS.
Please sign anil send to the Daily World office
To the City Council of the City of Wenatchee
I, the undersigned, hereby request the City Council
of the City of Wenatohee to, without delay, take up the
highly important matter of adopting a simple plan of
naming and numbering the streets and houses of the
city and to pass as seen a* passible an ordinaries pro
viding for the same.
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