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YOI jjjfrlXO. 150.
Southside Farmers Formulate Plans
for Improvement of the Roads.
Literary Society Organized.
J. C. Murray recently Injured in
a well on Charley Kamholz place,
and who has been stopping at the
"home of Nathan Cox, was removed
COOK WITH ELECTRICITY
A little disc stove which can be set on your table, and in whfcb
you can quickly heat water or cook is a great convenience. Free
Jingles and More Jingles
Everybody All Over
Town Talking About
My Jingles. WHY?
Because I Pay $1.00 for Each One
That Is Accepted. ARE YOU ON ?
My Prizes, $1 for each Jingle Accepted and Publish
ed. $3.00 additional to the contributor who has the
most accepted at the close.
Write a four, six or eight line jingle on your butch
er, your baker or candlestick maker —any Wenatchee
firm with whom you deal. Use the Alphabet for the
A is for Apple.
B is for Bread.
Send it to "Andy Brown," Jingle Editor of the Daily
World, and he will submit it to the dealer, who will
be the judge. Upon his ac ceptance it will be published
and the Daily World will mail you a check for One
Write each Jingle on a separate sheet. Be sure and
sign your name and address to each one, and mail
H. B. —All Jingles accepted and published will be
awarded a prize of JI.OO.
Hurry and send in the Jingles. The next publica
tion day depends on you. Write 'em and send 'em in.
to Waterville Monday. He is still in
a serious condition.
Mr. and Mrs. L A. Simmons have
returned from a visit to the Sound
country, where they were visiting
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Krause.
A literary and debating society
was organised at the Dry Flat school
house Saturday evening last. Ses
sions will be held on Saturday eve
nings the balance of the winter, be
ginning at 7:30 p. m.
A well attended meeting of the
fa/mers' club was held Monday eve
ning, Jan. 6. New officers were elect
ed. A plan was formulated, and
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6avings Deposits made now or be
fore January 10, 1908, draw interest
from January Ist.
A Savings Account in this old,
strong bank, is a good investment,
available on short notice in time of
need, and perfectly safe.
ANDY BROWN, Jingle Editor.
The Daily World.
THE WENATCHHE DAILY WORLD, WENATCHEE, WASHINGTON, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1908.
The rooster Is cock of the walk to
day on Wenatcnee The
Fourth Annual Show of the Wenat
chee Poultry Association began this
morning. Many fine specimens of
birds are on exhibit.
The show this year is a success
already and much interest is mani
fest not only among chicken fanciers
but by the people generally.
If one can judge by the enthusi
asm shown, it will be only a short
time till Wenatchee will be famous
for chickens as well as for Big Red
To paraphrase a well-known book,
the title of this article, as descrip
tive of the show, might well be
"When Henhood Was in Flower."
j In answer to "Inquiry" in last
I night's Daily World, according to a
j calendar I have, Nov. 25, 1861, was
on Monday, and May 23, 1888, on
Meet me at the HALF PRICE
A, NEW SLOGAN
"The Wenatchee Way," Suggestive
of the Progressive Spirit of the
Walter M. Olive, one of the livest
boosters that any town ever had, was
in the office of the World last night
to comment upon the bridge and oth
er matters of interest, and states that
in his estimation the coming bridge
demonstration ought to be the biggest
blowout that Wenatchee ever had.
"A recent clipping from one of the
j upriver papers spoke of the 'Wenat
chee way.' and the idea struck me,"
said Mr. Olive, 'that there is a phrase
which should be used as a slogan by
I the people of this city. Th«*Jr talk
I about the ' Seattle Spirit,;' and the
j "Pullman Pull," and "Yakima Is
! Better," and "Kittitas is Best," but
! the "Wenatchee Way" eclipses them
all. The Wenatchee Way is an ex
! pression of the manner in which en
| terprises, public and private, are
I handled 'in the best town in the
j state of Washington. In other
; words, the Wenatchee Way mean:;
j that we get what we go after.
Owing to the frequent requests for
the letter of the "Marriageable Girl,"
which was published in this newspa
per several months ago, and which
created so much comment throughout
the state, by special request the
World will republish the article in to
morrow's issue, along with several
other features. Leap year is here,
and the bachelors of Wenatchee are
already looking for some kind of anti
toxin as a preventative of the "dis
ease" which is liable to affect a good
ly number in case of "exposure."
At the jollification of the C. C.'s
Friday evening. Miss Lela Bigelow of
Wenatchee, who is teaching here,
war quite painfull;,' hb't. Some of
the girls were being pushed around
| the room on chairs when the one on
I which Miss Bigelow sat ran into a
I crack and she was thrown violently
jto the floor. She was badly bruised
.and shaken up, but no bones were
broken, and she expects to take her
' place in school again soon.
! The Cashmere Coon 3 finished the
i holiday festivities by a grand fair
jgiven for the pleasure of the young
! ladies of the town. The young men
Don't miss the HALF PRICE
SALE. \ '
To-Night at Theatre, Vidascope Moving Pictures. J. E. Ferguson,
Mgr. Prices 10c Children, Adults 20c
MRS. HOMER BETTY.
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TALKS OF WASH
Louisville Courier Contains inter
view of Country Among the Cas
cades and Along Wenatchee River
The Seattle Times of yesterday
contained an editorial commenting
upon the grandeur of Washington
scenery and especially upon the
beauties of the Cascades along the
line of the Great Northern and of
the country up the Wenatchee river.
Among other things the article
A few years ago Mr. E. Polk John
son, a special agent for the United
States Treasury, was located in Seat
tle— and like thousands of other
men identified with the public serv
ice, became attached to the place of
Mr. Johnson is now stationed in
Louisville, Kentucky, and on Decem
ber 28 was interviewed in the Louis
ville Courier Times touching on the
The Times is the evening edition
of the Louisville Courier-Journal,
over which Henry Watterson pre
sides, and is, therefore, an Important
publication in the state of Kentucky.
After having related his own ex
perience and his peculiar sensations
when first crossing the Rocky and
the Cascade mountains, and coming
down into Western Washington, he
tells a little story of an artist who
happened to be riding upon the same
It was in the summer time and the
sky was clear, and as the train as
cended | from Leavenworth to the
switchback —for this was before the
days of the tunnel—and conditions
:r, -.de>. the scene as wildly romantis
The old soldiers of Wenatchee and
surrounding country are in reunion
at the-Sprague Hall this afternoon.
Department Commander Mock of
Ballard is here, having come down
from Cashmere with Capt. A. S.
Burbank, and is this afternoon ad
dressing the members of G. A. R.
and the Women's Relief Corps. A
banquet will follow the speaking this
afternoon at four o'clock.
The county commissioners are in
session this week. The principal bus
iness of the board this session is the
paying of bills and looking after mat
ters pertaining to the new bridges
in the county.
Little Bobby Griggs is seriously ill
of pneumonia at the home of his pa
rents on Orondo avenue.
Fred Kemp will be absent for sev
eral days in Seattle, where he has
gone on legal business.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph E. Gage of
Minneapolis arrived Monday for~ a
visit with Mrs. Gage's mother, Mrs.
Henderson, at her home on Chelan
A. A. Piper returned this morning
from Seattle, where he went to assist
in the funeral arangenr nts for Mrs.
Carl Christenson who dlod there day
WEEK OF PRAYER
The service at the Presbyterian
church, In o!) ervance, of the national
week of prayer, are being well attend
ed. The subject tonight being, "The
Church Made Glorious;" Thursday
and Friday nights special programs
have been arranged, one in the inter
est of missions; the Fridaye evening
meeting for young people.
and beautiful as mountain scenery
1 There were the loftier peaks of the
Cascades covered with snow, while
below them everywhere was the for
est primeval, and beside all that, was
the dashing Wenatchee river flowing
to the Columbia—and thus a picture
was presented that would appeal to
Mr. Johnson declares that he
watched his artist friend to see what
impression this Cascade scenery was
making upon his mind—but he saf
like a stoic until the very summit of
the switchback was reached, when he
cried out, "What a fool I have been,
crossing the ocean year after year
to see the same mountains, the same
people, while all the time in my own
country is to be found the most mag
nificent and the most beautiful scen
ery the world contains! This is my
first visit, but i shall come back
again; I shall come often, and bring
my friends with me. We in New
York think we know everything—but
my friend (addressing Mr. Johnson)
we know nothing. Indeed, we know
Again, insisting upon story-telling,
Mr. Johnson refers to a Sabbath
morning when the rainy season was
drawing to a close, and discussing
with another friend the beauties of
the mountain scenery:
[ "Soon the mists will clear away
and you will view a scene, such as.
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By a deal, closed this afternoon,
the Pearl Grocery has been sold by
P. P. Holcomb, the former proprie
tor, to C. M. Burdick.
An announcement in reference to
the business and account will ap
pear tomorrow in the columns of
SOAP LAKE NEWS
J. O. Pate of Indiana arrived here
: last week. Mr. Pate is interested in
i the Siloam Sanitarium, and has come
to look after his interests.
! M. R. McMahon of Wenatchee
made a business call here the first
of the week.
I Mrs. Hathaway has returned to
; her school, after spending her holi
days with her husoand in Idaho.
Mr. Lee Sorrell and wife of Mon
-1 tana are visiting with Mr. Sorrell's
I people, Mr. and Mrs. M. Sorrell, of
i this place.
j The literarl was well attended
Friday evening. A good program
; was rendered.
Bruce Griggs left on yesterday's
westbound train to spend the remain
der of the week in Seattle.
The funeral of Mrs. Carl Christen
son will be held Sunday at 1:30 p.
m. instead of on Thursday as was
| announced yesterday. The date was
changed on account of a telegram re
! ceived from Minneapolis to the effect
; that two sisters of Mrs. Christenson
r-1 Minneapolis are on the way to "We
natchee to be present at the funeral
! and cannot reach here till that time.
FIVE CIJNTS PER OOPY.
Special Program at Presbyterian
Church Tomorrow Night.
Song by Congregation—"One M/re
Scriptural Reading —"A Call to
Song—"l Need Thee Every Hour."
Responsive Reading—"Praise from
Song by Congregation—"Will There
Be Any Stars?".
Paper—"Foreign Missionary Items,"
by Mrs. Summers.
Solo—"The King's Business," by Mrs.
E. S. Russell.
Paper—"Home Missionary Items," by
Mrs. David Keith.
Missionary Promises— By Members.
Song—"As Thy Day Thy Strength
Shall Be," by Choir.
Paper—"Financial Retrospect," by
Solo—By Rev. Jno. W. Berger.
Paper—View Points on Missionary
Work," by Mrs. Littooy.
Minute Talks —By Congregation.
Song—"Look and Live," by Congre
MET LAST NIGHT
The council met in regular session
last night with Mayor Scheble In the
The old council proceeded to clera
up all matters so as to give a clean
sheet to the new board. The bills
for the pest house were passed upon.
For this house the city will pay half
and the county will pay the other
half. The expenses incurred for this
building amounts in all to about
The reports of the city marshal,
city treasurer and city clerk were
The old council then adjourned.
The new council then met with
Mayor Scheble in the chair, the lat
ter holding office till the new mayor
receives the oath of office. The
members of the new council were
sworn in to faithfully perform the
duties assigned to them by the by
laws of the state.
An application was made for a
liquor license by Shipp & Teamer,
who desire to run a saloon in the
building heretofore occupied by Lillis
No further business coming before
the meeting the council adjourned.
The city appointments will prob
ably be announced at the next meet
ing of the council, at which time Jrio.
A. Gellatly will receive the oath of
office as mayor.
At the invitation of Mrs. John Culp
and Mrs. M. O. Tibbits, the beautiful
home of the latter on King street was
the scene of a large gathering yester
day afternoon, complimentary to Mrs.
J. H. Ogburn of Virginia, daughter of
Mrs. Tibbits, and Mrs. Frank Culp,
who has so recently returned from
her bridal tour through California
and Old Mexico.
Little Marion Tibbits opened the
door to the ghests, who then passed
into the commodious living room.
where the receiving party stood. The
beauty of the room was further en
hanced by trimmings of green pine
boughs interspersed with pink and
white chrysanthemums, above the
arches and windows. On the piano
was banked the green, brightened by
the flowers, while on the mantel
above the huge fireplace w*ere arrang
ed potted plants, amidst the green
branches, against a background of
beautiful peacock feathers.
Miss Mary Duff ushered the guest 3
into the dining-room, where the green
was used in ornamenting the side
board and window ledges. The table
was pretty with the soft tints of pi;k
and white. In the center was a beau
tiful point lace piece over pink, sur
mounted by a bowl of pink and white
Mrs. John Seaman and Mrs. H. J.
Oilve presided at the urns, and were
assisted in serving the dainty re-
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