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Local and Personal,
W. H. Little made » busii;es9 tiip to
Money to loan ou good souity
Amounts from $50 to f 1.000. Addess
P. O. bo:; 534, Wenatchee. wash.
Mrs. Alice Barber left on the noon
train for Sr.ohomish, where she will
spend a few weeks at the home of
friends afterwards returni ig to tne
home of her parents in h.wa.
Money to loan or city and farm
property. John A. Gellatly.
The annual election of offio rs of the
Grand Army of the Republic will take
place at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon
at the hall.
" Shaving mugs and brushes at We
natohee Drug Co. 25 cents to |2.00.
The Ladies Aid of the Christian
church will serve dinner Saturday,
Deo. HO. It has not yet been decided
where the dinner will be given.
Dr. Almeda J. McUall. Osteopathic
physician. Offices over Wiester's store.
Ail enteraitiraent will be given at
tbe Chtisti.ui church on Christmas
night. There will be a program con
sisting of so ngs aurt recititaioiis and
tiiere will boa chimney.
Go to the Palace oife and bakery
for everything good to eat.
Assisranr Superintendent of Schools
Porter is visiting tne Chelan schools
Books are the correct thing for
Xmas. All the late fiction at David
Chas., E. Stohl, manager of the
grmnnsium, l"ft this afternoon for
Seattle, where he will spend a few
day s visiting his sister.
If you want to rent a house see J. S.
Mooney aud Co.
C. G Calentiue, proprietor of the
Catohall store, returned from a busi
ness trip to Seattle on the morning
For Sale, acre tracts —Five and ten
acre tracts close iv. Prices aud terms
right. J. S. Mooney and Co.
Deputy Sheriff George Evans is in
Eutiat today on business.
Geo. Siegel, a liveryman of Con
conully, passed through the city yes
terday accompanied by his wife who
wili enter a hospital at Spokane.
J. K. Slurp of the Dunkarl settle
ment at Sunuyslope, made a trip to
.7. .Toues, a Wenatchnee river ranch
er, was a visitor in this city today.
Miss Madge Cushing is slightly ill
Miss B. Knowles has accepted a posi
tion iv the Wenatchee department
P. H. Sherburne received today 200
enameled street signs that he will
erect at the street intersections with
in the next few days. There are
thirty-four different street names. The
signs were made iv New York and
are of blue and white enamel ou a
steel plate backing. They cost about
thirty cents apiece.
Bosquet aud Holm yesterday sold
the lot between the v» heeler feed store
and the Parrish millinery snop ou
Mission street to U. G. Pogue for $5.
Mrs. Julia A. Underwood who has
been visiting Mrs. Baker at the Cot
tage house, for the past few days left
tor her home in Seattle today.
* Dr.n Pearsall left on the afternoon
train for Seattle ou legal business.
Do You Know
That we can supply you
with all kinds of fresh,
juicy meats, fresh fish,
crabs, clams and eastern
Hariin Meat Co.
To Make Bread
like mother used to bake
it is necessary to use
For Sale By All Dealers
Sam Sumner who has been in Eph
rata on legal botiness returned to the
Santa Cirrus has arrived in We
natciiee and h meeting all his friucds
in the Wenatchee Department store.
The store has provided a window for
bis office aud there he takes the name
of all the children who call upon him
and the presents that they desire for
Mrs. L. M. Hull who has been in
Seattle for seven weeks for her health,
returned to Wnnatohee yesterday after
noon and is greatly improved.
The Congressional record is being
received at the orhce of the Commer
cial club aud any one interested in the
work of congress is invited to make
use of the file.
Wm. Byrd and J. I. Mayor of Col
fux are in the city today ou business.
P. L. Gilbert, the truit tree man of
Trinidad, is a business visitor in the
Can loan money on yoor home,'your
furniture, your stock or any old thiug.
J. E. Cock of Pateros passed
throufgh the ci y yesterday on his
way to the sound.
Among the Waterville passengers
on the down river boat yesterday
were: J. P. Larson, N. P. Nelson,
W. J. McL can, C. Schmidt and Geo.
Money, Money. Money to loan on
farm, city or chattel security. See
Jno. A. Gellatly.
The Lidies ail society ol the Pres
byterian church held a social at the
church last evening. A musical pro
gram was rendered and afterward re
freshments were served.
Voltaire Bousquet, the infant son
ot A. A. Bousquet who has been very
ill for the past two months, is recover
ing and will soon be well.
Mayor Littlefield desires to call
attention to the fact that at the pre
sent time when the sewer is open is
the time for property owners to make
the connections. By attending to the
matter now needless expense may ue
The McLaughlin Broa , noted horse
dealers of St. Paul, shipped three
perch eroa stallions to this city Wednes
day. The horses will be sold here.
One of the animals took the first prize
of his olass at the rortlaud fair and is
! claimed to have more honors and
medals to his cedit than any other
horse in the United States
COSTS $1.89 CENTS A MONTH
TO EDUCATE EACH CHILD
Superintendent Riste submitted iiis
third monthly report yesterday. The
repoit besides containing figures on
attendance and other matters gives
a comparison of the enrollment in the
grades with the monthly »rade teach
ers The report shows that the teac'i
ing of each child enrolled co6ts $1.89
per month, the amount that the state
furnishes for the porpose being $1.72.
In the same manner it is shown that
the cost of teaching each pupil of the
high school is $4j>er month. This is
for the teaching alone, no other ex
penses being included in the estimate.
The amount received from the state
this mouth is $1)90. This amount
falls $90 short of paying the morthly
salary cf the teachers.
ROME, Deo, IS —The pope today
| held a public consistory iv the royal
hall of the Vatican, at which he 1 be
stowed the red hat and cardinal's
ling upon two of the new cardinals—
Mgr. Cagaino de Azevedo and Mrg.
J. A. de Arcoverdo de Albuqueraue
Oavalcanti, archbishop of Rio Janeiro.
The ohter two new cardinals—Mrg.
Joseph Samassa archbishop of Erlau,
Hangary and Mgr. Spinola, Seville—
nor being in Rome, pnecial papal
ablegates will be sent tp take tbe red
barettas to them. In the ducal j hall
through which the pontiff passed,
were grouped ' thousands of persons,
including manyjforeigners, especially
Americans. TheJJporitifT smil«d ; ben
rolentiy and imparted his blessing as
be passed. .
Some years ago a man named Bro6 k 8
kept a hotel at Orange. Mass. j Oue
morning a man named VVarriok came
into the hotel office and said he and
one of Ins neighbors, Mr. Jones, had
walked to the village, a distance of
ibout three miles. Mr. Warrick had
cariied on his shoulder a bag of grain
Mi. Jones was taking to the grist mill,
and when in the village square he
cave it to Mr. Jones, who simply said,
"I thank yoo."
Mr. Warrick in telling Mr. Brooks
aboot it, thonght Mr. Jcnes had paid
him well saying: "If a man says
'I thank yoo' it is worth a quarter; if
he says '1 thank you vety kindly' it is
worth :iT'., cents."
Bteakfast wan soon announced and
Mr Warrick went into the dining
room and ate a hearty breakfast.
Coming out he took hisnat, and open
ing the door to go out on the street,
said: "Mr. Brooks, I thank you very
kindly for my breakfast."
Mr. Brooks promptly said: "Here,
Warrick, a ninepence. We only charge
a quarter a meal at this house."
GIRLS CUT UP
Hypnotic Exhibition Sends Several
Spectators Into Hysterics
CLEVELAND, 0., Dec. 14.—The
girl students of Ouilford hoose. West
etu lieserve college, are trying to keen
secret un escapade which in tbe hist
few days bus created all sorts of stoi ies
here. Bur the girls got so much iu
teiested ai:d talked continuously of
hypnotism that folks outside tne sacr
ei precinrs heard about it.
"Are you a good subject"
"What is the relation of the cerebel
lum and cerebrum."
Is tl-.ere such a thing as sublimiual
These and many other such ques
tions have been bandied back and forth
at the college for women. The girls
explain it in this way :
Several of the college cut-ups de
cided to play a huge prank. One of
the girls posed as possessing wonder
ful hypnotic power. Several in the
plot were subject*. The whole school
was invited to a big seance. The sub
jects were nut under the influence of
the 'hypnotist' and did all sorts of
It 19 known that many of the spec
tators were badly frightened. Several
went into hysterics. There was a great
deal of excitement and the ringleaders
were scared be the ejects of their
prank. There was a little mvestiga
tion and the word w.ts passed arcund
to keep it quiet."
AFTER 40 YEARS
Red Tape Tangle Is at Last Straight-
ened Out in Courts
WASHINGTON. D. C, Dec. 14.—
Governmental red tape lias been
sucffiient to delay for more than forty -
two years tbe adjudication of a priv
ate claim for property destroyed dur
ing the confederate invasion of Penn
sylvania just before the battle of
The court of claims here has just
handed down a decision awarnding
the $•">(>, 110 damages far the destruc
tion of a bridge across the Susque
hanna river, and the case will now be
certified to congressjlor the appropria
tion of this amount.
Oongress may include the item in
the omnibus claims bill, or it may
decide that the treasury deficit neces
sitates postponing for a few years more
the settlement of an account which
even not four decades have killed.
Police Judge Whips Negro
UTICA, N. V., Dec. 13.—Joseph
Hall, a negro was arraigned before
City Judge O'Connor today on a charge
of disorderly conduct and fined $">.
Hall protested in vain and leaving the
clerk to collect the fine, Judge O'Con
nor left the bench aud repaired to
another part of the court , room. Be
lieving the judge had departed from
triei court |chamber, the negro direct
ed a stiing of vile names at him as
lie paid over the $5, but Judge O'Cou
jhor was within earshot and divesting
Jiimsell of his . coat sailed into the
oolored man and thrashed him
thoroughly. "' ! - * «
Sojae women would be without an
earthly mission if there was no gossip
WENATCHEE DEPARTMENT STORE
Griggs Block N. I. NEUBAUER Griggs Block
Our Own Importation
delayed in shipment
our loss your gain
2o ° 0
On our entire stock of Havi
land & Co. Limoges French
China consisting Teas, plates,
sauce plates, berry bowls, nut
bowls, chocolate pots, cake
plates, sugar, creamers, round
olive dishes, spoon tray and
hundreds of other pieces on dis
play on both floors. 20 per cent
discount from regular prices.
Valuable Premium Coupons
In All Departments
Farmers and Merchants Bank
OF WENATCHEE, WASH.
Capital - - $25,000
Surplus - - $2,500
General banking business. Correspondents: Bank of"Californla, Seattle
Anglo-California bank, San Francisco; Chase National bank. New York. First
National bank, Chicago.
J. M TOMPKINS. Pres. R. F.LEWIS, V. P. JOHN GODFREY, Cashier
The Wenatchee Development Com
pany beg to announce that they have
taken off sale all lots in replat of First
Addition to Wenatchee, also all lots in
Great Northern Replat of Wenatchee,
south of Orondo Aye., also all of Grand
View Addition. Due notice will be given
when these properties are again placed
ARTHUR GUNN, Resident Manager.
Did You Ever Stop to Think
That every time you spend a dollar not only that dollar j,but
also the interest on it is gone for all time. Open a savings.ac
count with a dollar and not only have it for a rainy day but also
the interest. Full information as to our Savings Department
given on application in person or by letter. .i
Columbia Valley Bank \
The Old Strong Ban*
Established 1892 Vvenatchee, Wfesh.