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Two brake work horses, 4 and 7
jmn of age. Weight. 1300 and 1400.
The Jargost and most complete
Nura«T 4ii the west.
Nurseries—Salem. Oregon, and
Nortt Yakima. Washington.
F. K. SPALDING,
For Catalogue. 49
Came ta «ny inclosure in December,
two mares, described as follows:
One fear, about 12 years old, brand
ed G oa right shoulder.
One bar mare about 10 years old,
branded A 1 on left shoulder.
Owner will call and pay charges,
or same wMI be sold according to law.
Watlata or Kennewick, Wash. »
Dentistry in Kenewick.
DR. WILBUR N. PINTLER, an ex
uriaawi graduate dentipt, will Here-
Bfter «ake monthly visits to this place.
1 aai prepared to do fashionable
dieaamafciag, and all kinds of sewing.
Also hare; samples of suitings, walst
tags. etc., and can order direct for
MRS. D. TRIBE.
8$ acres, desert entry relinquish-
K } meat or assignment, at $25 per
I acre. -Land next to It recently sold
I at IX.
F. EMIQH, Kennewick.
£. M. HARRIS,
(Successor to L. R. Schott.)
PLYMOUTH 10CK COCKERELS
Caa Now furnish Bggs from Buff,
Barred aud White Rocks, also
v* - HIGH BRED STOCK.
NORTH YAKIMA, WASH.
It tells you
all about Kennewick,
ttie "Garden Spot" on the
$1.50 Per Year.
com HE COMMISSION
THEIR REPORT HAS BEEN GIVEN
TO THE PUBLIC.
Miners Get 10 Per Cent Raise—Eight
Hours a Day's Work—Provides for
Board of Conciliation—Union Not
for Refuting to Arbitrate at First, j
The report of the anthracite com
mission has been made public. It pro
vides in general an increase of 10
per cent in the rate of wages paid to
the contract miners and a reduction
In the hours per day of the other mine
Water hoisting engineers will work
hereafter in eight-hour shifts with a
10 per cent increase, where they have
been working heretofore in such shifts.
Other engineers and pumpmen will
get a 5 per cent increase.
Firemen will have eight-hour shifts
only without an increase. Other mine
workers are to be paid the same wa
ges on the basis of an eight-nour day
that they have been receiving for 10
a board of conciliation is provided
to settle disputes arising out of any
misinterpretation or application of the
commission's awards, it consists of
three members selected by the opera
tors and three by the miners' organiza
tions, and umpire to be chosen in case
of disagreement by one of the circuit
Judges of the Third judicial district.
No strikes or lock-outs take
place while such adjudication is pend
ihe commission declines to recog
nize the Mine Workers of
America such by compelling opera
tors to anter into an agreement with
the organization, but modifies this in
the manner above stated, and by pro
viding the organization shall have a
hand in the machinery where the find
ings of the commission are put in ef
The third demand of the miners that
coal be paid by weight wherever prac
ticable is refused, the commission re
fusing to make an obligatory decision.
It declined to fix a standard ton where
coal is paid for by weight, and from
Imposing on the owners of collteries,
where coal Is now mined by car, any
obligation to pay by weight. It is
necessary, therefore, that check weigh
men shall be employed when requested
by a majority of the contract mlnere.
their wages to be paid on the miners'
Blldlng scale. Wages are provided
whereby the miners may increase their
earnings according to the increase in
the market price of coal above the
rates awarded, being in all cases the
There shall be no discrimination
against any workman because of
membership or non-membership in la
bor organizations, nor shall there be
interference by union men with non
unionists. Awards shall continue in
force until March 31, 1906.
Particular stress is laid on the fact
that the findings are unanimous. The
entire report requires 87 printed pages,
50,000 words. %
One chapter reviews the losses oc
casioned by the strike, which aggre
gate approximately f 100,900,000. The
amount of increase under the award
due for work done between November
1, 1902, and April 1, 1903, is dealt with
in a separate clause, which provides
that it shall be paid on or before June
One interesting chapter in the sum
mary is that of the condition of the mi
ner's life. The commission finds the
contention is not fully justified that
the wages paid are insufficient to main
tain an American standard of living.
During the last 20 years there has
been a steady improvement in the
miner's home. The social conditions
are good and the percentage of
churches is above the average.
The wages of the anthracite miner 3
are not lower than those paid the bitu
minous workers. The average daily
rate of earnings compares favorably
with other industries requiring equal
skill and training. The annual earn
ings of the contract miners are be
tween $550 and $600 a year. Mining
should, however, be classed as a dan
gerous industry, ranking with the most
Regarding lawlessness the report
says the governor was justified in call
ing out troops, but that the mine work
ers' region as a whole was well dis
posed. Good citizens characterize the
boycott as immoral, anti-social, cruel
and cowardly where applied to defense
less women and children.
It says the blacklist is equally bad
and should be frowned down by all
It condemns the practice of employ
ing deputies upon request and at the
expense of the employers. It irritates
the men. secures the service of many
unprincipled persons and is against
the doctrine that the county and sta'te
officers are abundantly able to pre
serve the peace and protect property.
The employment of coal and Iron
police is unwise.
The commission can not recommend
It does think, however, that the
state and federal government should
provide machinery for what may be
called a compulsory investigation of
contentions when they arise.
It condemns the operators In not
agreeing to arbitration at first. The
commission could not see its way tc
make a concession.
New York. —When seen the presi
dents of the operating coal roads re
fused to discuss the finding of the an
thracite coal strike commission until
they had time to examine It carefully.
President Truesdale of the Delaware,
Lackawanna & Western was the only
president found who said he had re
ceived a copy.
President Thomas of the Lehigh Val
ley said he could not undertake to dis
cuss the matter until he had read the
George F. Baer, president of the
Philadelphia & Reading Railway com
pany declined to discuss the award
of the strike commission.
Detroit, Mich. —"The decision of the
anthracite coal strike commission is
on the whole a decided victory for the
miners, and I am pleased with it," said
President John Mitchell of the Ujglted
Mineworkers of America, in an inter
view. "The anthracite miners of Penn
sylvania have reason to be much pleas
ed with the commission's award, and
I am sure they are," he added.
In reply to a question as to whether
the miners were given as much as had
been hoped for, Mr. Mitchell answered,
after an instant's deliberation, "I do
not care to say."
"The most important feature of the
award," he continued, "is, of course,
tne increase of 10 per cent given to
the miners. This will result in an an
nual Increase in the wages of 140,000
anthracite miners of Pennsylvania of
$6,000,000. The sliding scale provided
for by the commission is very satis
factory, inasmuch as a minimum of
$4.60 per ton is fixed. With white
ask coal at $6.60 per ton at tidewater,
the Increase provided in the sliding
scale will be equivalent to 20 per cent
more in the miners' wages."
Prospect of Bonus.
Shamokin, Pa., March 24.—C0al
operators of this vicinity at an in
formal meeting have decided that the
best plan in reference to paying the
mineworkers back wages since No
vember 1, awarded by the strike com
mission was to divide the amount into
three parts and add each amount to
the three ensuing regular paydays, the
first of which will fall due on March 30.
Vegetables—Caobage, 2® 3c lb; pota
toes, 45®50c per cwt; sweet potatoes,
4@5 lbs for 25c; radishes, 5c bunch;
arled onions, I%®2c lb; green onions,
2 bunches sc; parsley, 6c bunch; beets,
2 bunches 6c; turnips, in bulk, l@2c
lb; carrots, lft@2c lb; parsnips, 2®4c
ib; cauliflower, 15® 25c head; celery,
Fruits—Lemons, 15® 30c per doz; ap
ples, 2%®4c lb, 60c®51.25 box; ban
anas, 15®30c doz; cranberries, 12 }4®
15c qt; oranges, 15®50c doz.
Eggs—Local, 30c per doz; guaran
teed fresh, 35c pec doz; eastern, 26®
30c per doz.
Poultry—Chickens, dressed, 15®18c;
squabs, 15c each; spring chickens, 40
®60c; ducks, 16® 18c lb; geese, 16®
18c lb; turkeys, 22®25c lb.
Dairy Products—Creamery butter, 30
®40c per lb; country butter, 18®30c
per lb; cheese, 20®25c lb.
Meats—Beef, p rterhouse steak, 18®
0c; sirloin steak, 16® 18c; round steak
12% c; leg of mutton, 12%®15c; pork
roast, 12%®16c; sausage, 10®12%c;
veal, 15®20c; Belgian hares, 60®70c
each; beef's liver, sc; calf's liver, 16c;
eastern ham, 15c; breakfast bacon,
16c; lard, 10 lb pail, $1.25.
Oysters—Olympia, 76c qt; eastern
oysters, selects, 60c qt; standards, 6Gc
Grain and Feed—Timothy hay, 90®
95c per cwt, $17@18 per ton; grain hay
SOc per cwt, $15 per ton; alfalfa, 90c
per cwt, $18 per ton; chicken feed,
$1.40 per cwt, $26 per ton; oats, $1.30
per cwt, $24 per ton; rye. seed, $1.25
per cwt; bran, 90c per cwt; bran and
shorts, 95c per cwt; shorts, $1 per cwt;
rolled barley. $1.25 per cwt; corn, $2
per cwt; timothy seed, 8c per lb, $7
per cwt; alfalfa, 15c per lb, $15 per
cwt; clover, 15c per lb, }i 3.50 per cwt;
lawn mixture, blue grass and white
clover, 25c per lb; red top, 17c per lb,
$14 per cwt; English rye grass, 12c
per lb, $9.5v> per cwt; orchard grass,
16c per lb, $14 per cwt.
Sugar—Cane, $5.45 per 100 lb sack,
17 lbs for fl.
Coal Oil—Bulk oil, 25c per gal; pearl
$2.30®3 per case, $1.50 per can; Eoce
ne. $1.65 per can.
Flour —Wholesale. $firstname.lastname@example.org per bbl;
retail, fancy patents, $1.20; standard
brands, $1.16; common grade, $1.10;
Rice—Wholesale, Japan No. 1, $5.60;
Japan No. 2. $6.25; retail, Japan No. 1,
10 to 13 lbs for $1.
The cost of cyanide treatment of ore
In a typical southwestern Colorado
plant, where about 125 tons are han
dled. is Btated to be 70 cents a ton—3s
rents for cyanide, 20.5 for labor. 3.5
conts for powder and fuel and 4.5 cents
Mayor Frank Satoris has been re
nominated at Payette.
Senator Heyburn states that the
presidential party will be unable to
visit Coeur d'Alene City.
Major Hermann of Genesee has
leased 100 acres of fine land near town
and expects to put in a seed farm
The postofflce safe was blown open
recently at Genesee ana $226 ic money
taken. Nothing else was disturbed.
No trace of the perpetrators has been
Governor Morrison has announced
the appointment of John H. Meyers of
Boise to be Insurance commissioner
to succeed P. M. Davis. The appoint
ment is effective Immediately.
It is believed that the man who was
killed near the Summit recently by the
Northern Pacific passenger train »s
John Matson. It is believed that fee
was a woodchopper. It is se.id he is a
partner of Ben Jarvey of Kingston.
The Boise office of the United States
land department has been noticed to
withdraw a large tract of land in Can
yon county from entry, excepting en
tries under the homestead law, for en
try under the reclamation act of June
The debate recently at Lewiston be
tween the Lewiston normal and the
University of Idaho academy debat
ing teams, was won by the former.
The question debated was "Should
railroad rates In the United States be
fixed by governmental control?"
Joseph S. Brown was shot by an
unknown holdup recently at Idaho
Falls. He had started for the depot,
when a man appeared in front of him
and another in the rear. An instant
later the man in front fired, the bal
let piercing Brown's abdomen.
The president's train is to leave Wal
la Walla at 9:30 p. m. May 25, and
proceed to Wallace, Idaho, stopp'ng
for five minutes at Tekoa. He leaver
Wallace the next morning, reaches
Spokane at 2:36 p. m., stops here three
and one half hours, and leaves for Mon
tana, presumably by the Northern Pa
cific, at 6:06 p. m.
Mrs. Burdick Testifies.
Buffalo, March 24—Mrs. Alice Hull
Burdick, widow of Edwin L. Burdick.
underwent a merciless examination by
District Attorney Coatesworth Mon
day afternoon at the resumption of the
inquefit into the death of her husband,
who was murdered on February 26.
Mrs. Burdick was on the stand when
court adjourned for the day. She wil!
be called to complete her testimony
With a package of letters in his
hands, some of which were written to
Mrs. Burdick by Arthur R. Pennell,
corespondent in the divorce proceed
ings instituted by Mrs. Burdick, and
other communications between Mr.
Burdick and his wife, Mr. Coateswortb
forced Mrs. Burdick to tell the story
of her relations with Pennell from the
time he first made love to her in New
Haven in 1898, until 1901, when theae
relations were renewed, after Bur
dick had forgiven his wife and had
taken her back to his home for the
sake of their children.
Trainmen Get Raise.
Salt Lake. Utah, March 23.—Effect
ive March 1 the trainmen and engin
eers of the Oregon Short Line railroad
have been granted an increase in wa
ges, the advance averaging 12 per cent
for passenger conductors and brake
men and 15 per cent for freight con
ductors and brakemen. The percent
age of increase for the engineers will
average a little less.
LADRONEB TAKE A TOWN.
Manila, March 25. —The town af
Surlago, In the northeastern part of
the Island of Mindanao, was captured
recently by ladrones, who killed Con
stabulary Inspector Clarke and several
A man who advertised for a cook
and a music teacher received nine an
awers to the former advertisement and
| 189 to the latter.
" I had a most stubborn cough
for many years. It deprived me
of sleep and 1 grew very thin. I
then tried Ayer's Cherry Pectoral,
and was quickly cured.'*
R. N. Mann, Fall Mills, Tenn.
Sixty years of cures
and such testimony as the
above have taught us what
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral
We know it's the great
est cough remedy ever
made. And you will say
so, too, after you try it.
Three sites: 25c.. SOc., St. All drnnlit*.
Consult your doctor. If lie says take it.
then do as he says. If lie tell* you not
to take it. then don't take it. He knows.
Leave it with him. We are willine.
J. C. AY Kit CO., Loweit, Mass.
Will Take Y'
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Barred Plymouth Rock
Per Setting, $1.00. 4»
MRS. B. ROSENCRANB.
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Blacksmith and Wagon Shop
H. SCHUNEMAN, Proprietor.
C. P. BTANYAN,
10 miles below Kennewick, 10 or
20 acres of the BEST (Earliest)
FRUIT LAND under the KENNE
Make Cash Offer.
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No. 1, Madison Ave., New York City.
A section of Horse Heaven land
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