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«irr«t Northern Time Table.
Arrival and departure of trains.
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Ar 1 60 Ml Dpta 1 So m Ar 8•» pm Dents 5 33 pm
No. » No. 2
Ar2 45ui Dpls 3 50 m Ar 1 3f> ut Depts 1 4(u»
Blpiipii and Lratciihortli Stage.
Leaves Blewett every Monday. Wednesday
and Friday ai ~ut.
Leaves Leavenworth every Tuesday, Thura
day and Saturday at H«.
Carries passengers and express.
H. 8. IRWIN, Prop. Wage Line.
Town and County
Trissie Ross is quite sick with a well
developed case of malarial fever.
J. M. Duffy was up from Wenatchee
for a short time the first of the week.
Jack Smith left for Seattle yesterday
to be gone three or four days on busi
Mrs. S. Shortly made a brief visit to
Wenatchee this week accompanied by
Bob Cademan will accompany Dr.
McCoy to Clinton, that being also his
Missess Anna Tholin and Maud Mer
riam went down to Wenatchee Tuesday
for a few days visit.
Edwin Shortly, of Spokane, has spent
several days with his mother, Mrs. S.
Shortly, this week.
Charles A. Wright, proprietor of the
Peshastin saw mill was a business vis
itor to town this week.
Miss Jesse Kinney, of Cashmere, will
open the Eagle creek school next Mon
day, says L. S. Mitchel.
It. P. Holm, republican county chair
man, passed through on his way home
from Seattle Wednesday evening.
Mrs. A. McPheters left Tuesday for
Seattle to visit Mr. McPheter's sister
who is quite sick with typhoid fever.
Messrs. W. H. and Geo. S. Merriam
visited the Wenatchee fair last week
spending Friday and Saturday there.
Fred Holderby. formerly attached to
the Wenatchee Advance, was a visitor
to Leavenworth the first of this week.
The Woman's Twentieth Century
Club will meet next Wednesday after
uoon at the home of Mrs. Mac McLure.
S. L. Ellinger will accompany Lose
as far as Spokane to see that he gets a
good start and does not stray from the
Mrs. D. V. Foster brought a child
down from Na.-on Creek to Dr. Hoxsey
this week U> he treated for stomach
The family of F. F. Banks left Sun
day for Elleusburg to join Mr. Banks.
Mr. B. has a run out of that town on
the Northern Pacific.
H. H. Dean and J. B. Adams left
Wednesday evening for WiUon creek,
the ralleying place of duck hunters,
for a few days shooting.
A government surveying party ar
rived here the lirst of this week to sur
vey a township of limber land up in the
i f-inn of Lake Weuatchee.
T. S. Blythe, a large sheep and cat
tle owner from Ephrata, has been here
this week to look after a herd of sheep
he has up in the mountains.
J. M. Cunningham, editor and pro
prietor of the Chelun County Democrat,
made this town a brief visit last Wed
nesday, and looked in on the Echo.
Mrs. Dougherty and daughter, Miss
Irene, left to-day for Port Angeles,
their home, after spending the past
two weeks with the family of George
Rev. W. S. Bixby will preach in the
Congregational church Sunday morning
and evening. Mr. Bixby is quite an
Unresting talker. Go out and give him
W. V. .1 one.-., of Ottawa, Ohio, an old
acquaintance of J. W. Keller'* arrived
in our town Tuesday and will look over
our country, and we hope, decide to
N. M. Sorensen left Tuesday morn
ing for Wenatchee wh«ro he will join
Cfcrl Christensen and C. E. Buttles and
go to Wilson Creek for four or live days
Fred Ileeves made a brief business
trip to our town the first of the week.
Fred admits Roosevelt will carry Wash
ington, but the state aud county tickets
—well, Fred is a democrat, you know.
Dr. Hoxsey will shortly commeuce
erecting a neat aud substantial office on
tne lot adjoining the TuuiwaUT Cafe.
It will be 18x30 and will have an oper
ating room and a consultation room.
A. L. Mitchell, of the Eagle Dale
Dairy runt'li left on the table during our
üb»ence at the WenaUhee fair some
specimen peaohea, the product of his
ranch on Eagle creek. They wee
very fine, and only add conviction to
our belief that just as tine fruit can be
mUed right here in the valleys sur
rounding Leavenworth as is grown in
«he Mr faravd Wcnatchee va'ley.
Jack Lanahan. old time Great Nor
thern engineer, former resident of this
town, at present living at Everett ami
running on the coast division, was here
this week stopping with his brother-in
law. L. W. Bloom.
Among the visitors to the fair, from
Leavenworth, we noticed Mr. and Mr 9.
Pendleton, Mr. and Mrs. Sands. Mrs.
G. T. Walker, Bob Palmqulrt, Mr.
Phelps, D. M. Thomas, Harry E. Lang
ridge and Charles Fox.
Our old friend 13. Iff. Belvel will leave
Sunday for the St. Louis Exposition.
He wiil stop on the way to visit a broth
er in Dos Koines, lowa, who he has not
seen for twelve years. He will be ab
sent for about six weeks.
L. W. Bloom returned from Minne
sota last Saturday after an absence of
six weeks. He says the Minnesota
wheat crop is short this year, but that
the high price will go a great way in
helping the farmers out ol the hole.
Henry Crass, of Wenatchee, the re
publican nominee for county attorney,
circulated among the citizens of Leav
enworth yesterday. Mr. Crass has the
qualifications for an excellent prosecut
ing attorney and will undoubtedly be
Dr. \V. M. McCoy will leave Monday
evening for Clinton, lowa, to be gone
for three weeks. Before returning he
will put in a week doing the St. Louis
Exposition. During his absence Dr. J.
E. Shore will take charge of his medi
There were two additions to the fe
male population of Leaven worth the
past week. The tiny arrivals are cred
ited to the families of John Perdue and
E. L. Meeker. Dr. Shore, the attend
ing accoucheur, is our authority for the
Among-our callers this week was
Peter Johnson, of Sand Point, Idaho.
Mr. Johnston is a lawyer by profession
and is hunting a loi-ation. We trust
Mr. Johnson may lind the prospects,
present and future, promising enough
to induce him to locate here.
Mr. J. G. Brown arrived here last
Thursday from Perry, Mo. Mr. Brown
is the father of Pink Brown, who has
made his home here the past year, and
has heeu engaged in building and con
tracting. If he can become reconciled
to this country Mr. Brown will Bpend
the winter here.
W. H. Hadley went down to Wenat
chee Saturday and while there look a
drive through the famous fruit valley.
He says one can not have a just appiv
ciation otthe importance and magni
tude of the fruil industry of the valley
without going through it. He says it
is simply immense.
Republican State Committeeman
Bowman came over from Seattle this
week and stopped over for a few days.
He says that the republican ticket is
gaining strength every day. The op
position to Mr. Mead is dying out as
the people get acquainted with him
and understand the situation.
\V. G. Tubby, general storekeeper
for the Great Northorn. with bemlquar
ters at St. Paul, went west on a tour of
inspection of the company's stores last
week and stopped long enough in
Leavenworlh to call on Storekeeper
Walker and Clerk Gould. He found
things O. K. and went through to the
Mrs. Thomas Darling arrived from
Pudora, Kansas, last week, accompa
nied liy her sisier, Miss Gertrude Al
bright, and her brother George Al
bright and his family. Mr. Albright
intends to make this country his home
and we extend him a hearty welcome.
He is the kind of man who will help 10
develop this country and show to the
outside world its? capabilities.
If you have a little money you ure not
using invest some of it in cheap We
natchee real estate. If you have your
money in a bank it may bo lost through
failure, but if jou have H invested in
real estate it is safe, and y"u can sleep
sound. When hard times come land,
like everything else, will define in
value, but you can, if it absolutely be
comes necessary, make a living 01* an
acre of irrigated land in the Wenatoliee
valley, and when good times come
around again your real estate will go
up again in value and often becomes
more valuable than ever. Look into
that Peachey addition proposition and
allow us to explain the term on which
it is sold. DMd H. Mayar.
Sole Agent 101" Leavenwortli.
A. C. Barclay and family, of Seattle,
spent several days in our town the fore
port of the week as the guests of Mr.
and Mrs .1. M. Beamish. Mr. BarclH.v
whs formerly agent for the Great
Northern at this place, but is at presc-nt
passenger conductor for the same com
pany on the coast line division. ThU
wiib his first visit bere in two years and
he found the town much changed, in
many respects improved. He met many
old friends who were sr'a'l to greet him
EAGLE CREEK VALLEY
A Fertile Section rapable ol s.ii.<li> I —
lull and the Halting ol Mam
Last Sunday we had the pleasure of a
drive up the v.-illey of Eagle Crick as
far as the A. L. Mitchell place, about
seven miles north of Leaven worth.
There is a good road as far as we trav
eled ami there aro numerous fine
ranches in the valley. Mr. Mitchell
bought his place from B. M. Helvel
two years ago and has made numerous
improvements since. He has a Wearing
orchard which is not large but has a
good crop of most excellent varieties of
fruit, consisting of apples, peaches,
pear<>, plums and cherries. All the
fruit is large and of line flavor. He also
has a strawberry be«l and told us that
"IT of nine short rows he sold more than
thirty dollars worth of lierries. He cut
two heavy crops of alfalfa, and has hay
to sell and hay to keep. He has nl>out
three acres in corn, whicli was not irri
gated, indeed can not be. because it is
on a high hill side, but he raised a good
quality of corn. It is of good size and
fully matured. He is also engaged
quite extensively in the growing of
vegetables for this market, and raised
everything in that line in the greatest
perfection. Mr. Mitchell has named
his place the Eagle Dale Dairy Kaneh,
and means in the future to devote a
good portion of his time to making
dairy products. In this way hi 1 can use
all his feed to the very bast advantage.
John Bjork owns the next ranch
down the creek. Mr. Bjork has the
making of one of the finest ranches in
this section of Chelan county. He has
a bearing orchard of considerable size
and fruit of every variety. His pears,
if exhibited at Wenatehee, would have
entered into competition with the best
shown there. George Kountz who
has charge of the ranch, said that he
hail sold seventeen dollars worth of
cherries oil one tree, ami picked over
two hundred gallons of strawberries,
besides which many gallons were given
away to parties who picked the berries
for themselves, and a considerable
quantity was allowed to rot in the
patch. As the product of his alfalfa and
timothy meadows Mr. Bjork has one
very large rick of hay and a large barn
as full as it can be packed. He also has
what you will not often see on a ranch
in this country, a beautiful ilower gar
den in full bloom. His hay crop was
very gojd, and is worth from $10 to $12
per ton now, and by spring will likely
be worth $l"> or $r $20, and will bring
anywhere from three to four hundred
B. M. Belvcl is improving a fine place
just U'low the Bjork ranch on which
Le has done consiilerable work. It is
his intention to clear the whole valley
and sow it down in alfalfa, believing
there is more money in the hay crop
than anything else he can engage in.
He has considerable acreage already in
alfalfa and it looks line.
Mr. Freund's place lies at the mouth
of tbe creek and runs across the Chum
stick valley. His place does not show
much clearing from the road, liut the
land is equally as rich anil productive
as that surrounding it and only necils
development to make it a valuable
There is at) abundance of water for
irrigation purposes in the Eagle Creek
valley, and it should be mentioned here
that there are a number of ranches
above the Mitchell place. The John
Schmidt place sold last fall for ten
thousand dollars to Spokane parties
and is now in charge of Mr. \V. I. Van
Tbe community has just completed a
first class school house ntar the A. L.
Mitchell home and will in the future
have a good school.
This portion of Chelan county is not
generally considered a farming country
and perhaps the land that is capable of
profitable cultivation is somewhat lim
ited. But there is a vast deal of land
surrounding Leavenworth, tbe fertility
and productiveness of which can not be
surpassed any where on earth, and
when the hoallhfulness of the climaie,
mildness of the winters is taken into
consideration it must eventually prove
a;n attractiv« field for the homeseeker.
It U with the purpose of calling atten
tion to these possibilities, to the char
acter arfd Variety of the products, that
these occasional articles are written, in
the hope that the paper may full into
tht hands of some one who is looking
for a home and wftuld be suited here.
A Move lv the irtulil IHri. lion
In the true spirit of progress, with
the best interests of the town la mind
F. A. Losekamp recently ordered ISO
feet of large hose for fire purposes. He
did this at his own expense, without
the aid or help of anyone, lie has the
hose-coupled together in two len'jrnts,
one of a hundred' a'ad fifty feet aaii the
Two hundred slightly soiled dress
and negligee shirts
Will all go for 25 cents each
Regular price $1.00 to $1.25
This is a snap. Sizes 14 1-2 to 17. It
will pay you to investigate this, as the
Shirts will not last long at this price.
Shoes at Reduced Prices
Also a miscellaneous lot of men's
and boys' shoes at greatly reduced
Leavenworth, - Wash.
other two hundred feet with nozzles at
tached, all ready for use by himself or
anyone who may need it any time.. It
is hanging in his warehouse close to
the front. He favors the organization
of a volunteer fire company. Mr. Lose
kani|) is one of those public spirited
ottlrani that favors any thing thlit will
benelit the town, and what ii Worth
more, he is always ready U> contribute
liberally for public improvements. Mr.
Losekamp also ordered lull feet of hose
for G. L. lloppe.
The l'lreiiM'li<« Hull
The event which the devotees of the
art terpsicliorean have been waiting on
for the past three weeks, or over since
the hoys announced they would have a
ball, came- "v on Weilnesaay nigul in
A good crowd turned out and good
music contributed much to tho enjoy
ment of those who wore so fortunate as
to attend. Dancing was kept up to a
late hour. Perhaps it would bo more
correct to say, to an early hour, as it
was long past the hour of twelve before
the marry crowd all departed for home.
Mrs. John Bjork furnished the sup
per, which was quite an elaborate af
fair and highly praised.
The fireman may congratulate them
selves on having had one of the most
successful and enjoyable affairs that
have been given for a long time.
For Fire Protrrlloii
Mr. Bloom has canvassed the town
for tlie purpose of getting the sentiment
aliout organizing a tire company, get
ing hose and a hose cart, and finds it
favoraDle. He wishes the Echo to
state to those who are interested in the
movement that a meeting will he held
at the store room of Bli»n Brothers on
Monday night, Oct. 3rd. Let all who
are interested attend.
Miss Nina Richardson started Mon
day on a visit to her father in Idaho.
Miss Kate Montgomery went to Leav
enworth Monday on a visit to her
grandmother Mrs. L. A. Parker.
John Heavener started for the fair at
Wenatchee Sunday. Wo hope none of
the pretty girls will run off with him
as we do not like to lose aDy of our
Mr. Mackay returned to Blcwctt last
Thursday from Seattle where he has
been for some time on business for the
Mr. Sherlock of the Laßtca Consoli
dated left Monday for the east where
he will spend the winter.
John Burmeistcr returned to B'.ewett
Tuesday from Mountain Home.
F. A. Losekanip will leave next Wed
nesday for the cast. He will make
brief stops at Billings, Mont.. Chey-i
enne, Denver and spend a week in Chi-!
cago, from there he will go to St. Louis ;
and put in a week doing the fair, re
turning he will make a short stop in
Kansas, then Los Angeles, Cala., and
from there homo. Ho will bo gone five
or six weeks, and says if he don't have
a good lime it "ill be because there is
For sale at this offcee, printed od
heavy cardboard, «xlO inches, irf
Postmaster Taylor notified President
Roosevelt this week that he ■ had a let
ter for him on which postage was due
and unless he ,forwarded, two cents to'
prepay postage the loiter would bo soul
to the dead letter office The letter la'
addressed to "Theo. Roosevelt*; Preg.
U.S., Washington, D. C." and has a
special delivery stamp affixed. , In this'
land of the free the president is treated
like everybody else, if he wants his lei-'
ter he will have tit sfnf? h!s'two cents.'
iiniii-! K*iii«r nmii>-
Tin- bath rooms in the rear of lhcßoli|
Dye barber shop will bo open from 8 to'
12 every Sunday morning. r (27tf)
Fresh celery, cranberfies, Hiibbard
squash and sweet pulatoes at Pi'DtUe
FTPOT Hlir illlur,
Beds, boildinj; and bed
chain, rockers, dressers, cabinets/ruge,'
iai'peling and oil c>olhs. We haru
them all and at city prices.—Leaveu
worth Mercantile Uo.
Five room furnished hoOse for rent.
Inquire of Mrs. '/,. A. Springer.
Ask for Royal Crackers at Merc. Co.
The last of the fancy peaches on sale
at I Vndu urn's.
Ranee lor Sale
A good seconu hand range for gale at
a reasonable prlcee. Call oil 11. P.
Jones at the depot after 7 o'clock p. vi.
Those spice nuts are delicious, at the
FORABAKGAIV id a house anrf
lot iv the now Murrlam addition, r:ill
ou J.J.King. (34U)
New Fall and Winter rn'dt-i'wVeV'
An endless variety sod sH^ifftck,'
every weight rtnd siEe. A' fl!Ve lirte of
lailie* union suits, Ik-hit look us over,'
Cold snap now any time. Our price*
don't sland in your way.—Leavenwortli'
The last grapes of the seasou are at
Plica For Male
A few good Berkshire pigs for sale.'
H. Halston. . (2IHf) <'
Try those King Bios, cakes at Merc-
What About Hi. »!....■
Will the old one last another wlifter?,
It not, wo Dave some of the. reliable
ones/every size henlur,' and so little ill*
price—bell or pay for stoves than doc
tor bill. Kitchen stove'it anil' r'angeit'
anil everything to go with them.—
Leavenworth Mercantile Co.
Do You Waul a ll« »ldi in . l, t .i I
Choice residence lots in First Ad--
dition, on reasonable terms. Inquire of
j N. M. Sorenson, Lose amp's store. (11
Full line of seasonable vegetables 8^