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Great Northern Time Table.
Arrival and departure of train?.
West Bound: East Hound:
No. 1 No 4
Ar 1 60 m Ppta 1 53 m Ar i M m Depts 2 33 PM
No. 3 No. I
Ar 245 A* Uptsg SOMI.AM DTiAM Depts 1 40 ut
Bleu <i i and Lrairinvorlli Stage.
Lenvrn i'l"w ■ every Monday, Wednesday
and Kritl ij in "m.
Leaves L«av«nworth every Tuesday, Thurs
day anil Saturday at Fan
Carries pas-'-UKtr!* anil express.
H 3. IKWIN. Prop. Stage Line.
Town and County
The subject of this sketch whs born
in Warren county, lowa, in 1*73. He
received his education in the public
schools of Blue Bpringl and Wymore,
Nebraska. He was a student in the
sta'-e normal school at Lincoln, Neb.,
and also of the Ifebraakß University.
He la a jyratl uate of the state normal
school at Chenv, Wash. Mr. Riste
taught school at Odell, Neb., and re
moved to this state in 181)9. He has
* also taught at Medical Lake and Cheny,
Wash. He was principal of the We
natchee school for two years, and this
year was employed by the school board
as superintendent of the Weuatchee
schools, which embrace three primary
and grammar schools and a high school
Mr.Uiste is comparatively a young
* DM, He has made school work his
life sludy, and that he is making a suc
cess of it is indicated by his being em
ployed for the third year by the Wenat
chee board. Ho is a strict disciplinari
an but is very popular with the schol
ars of all the schools.
The writer was a patron of his school |
for two years and says what he knows
to 1m true.
If Mr. Riste lives he will in due time
take rank with the ablest and most suc
cessful educators in the state. No bet
ter selection could possibly have been ■
made for superintendent of the common j
schools of Chelan county. It will be
impossible for Mr. Riste to make a can
vass pf the county aud become acquain
ted with the voters as his time is all
taken up with school work, but tho edi
tor of the Echo unreservedly assures
every reader that no more worthy, cap
able and in every way proper man could
have been named for superintendent of
the public schools of this county than
Almost a Blaze
What would have ended in a disas
trous tire had it not been discovered
just yi timejoccured in the frame build
ing occupied by George Blocksedge as
a news anil confectionary store on Front
street last Friday morning about two
o'clock. The fire had started in the
ceiling above the rear rooru and was
just getting under good headway when
it was discovered by some one who was
passing in the rear of the building who
called Lee McMontague, who isemploy
ed about the place. Willi a few buck
ets of water which happened to be close
by, Lee put the tire out. The fire did
not start near a flue and it is somewhat
of a mystery how it got started. A
bunch of those sulphur matches which
many paople use was found about half
burned up in the ceiling. Whether
they were placed there by design or
whether they were carried there by
mice or rats is not known, bnt the fact
of the tire occur ng so far from a flue or
stove pipe is v little ctrange, to say the
Had the fire ever gotten started there
is no telling where it would have stop
lied. At least six or eight business
houses would have been consumed.This
ought to serve as a warning that the
people of this town should organize for
I lire protection.
' We will soon have an abundance of
wa'er but we have taken no steps to
make a proper and effective use of it.
Without hose and without some kind
of organization we will still be at a dis
advantage in lighting fire-. It would
seem with the recollection of the late
disastrous consequences of fires, large
ly on account of no protection and
no organization, that the. citizens of
this town would be prompt to act in
this matter, an act together.
People will soon have hot fires, many
of them burning all night, and thai
there will be tires is almost certain.
We expect any night to be aroused by j
the cry of fire. Will we <lo as we have j
always done heretofore, just stand off
and watch it burn, or will we do some
thing to put out the flies and stop the
It is un to the property owners.
Mr. Charles Albright sold bis city
property Monday to Mr. Gottlcib
K;iiser, an old farmer for many yeai s
rt-lttlltg south of town, who with his
wifti expects to spend the remaining
years of his life a', ease in the city.
While it is not ilertnilely determined it
is probable that the new owner will
move int) town before winter. Mr. Al
hiight with his wife will visit Illinois j
relatives ami then go to his new home
in f^eavenworth. Wa-liingtoa.—Eiulora
CKunsO. NOW*.' I
On Sunday night last, at 8:45 oVlock,
at the residence of the bride's mother.
Mrs. H. A. Anderson, Miss Emma Alice
Anderson to Mr. George A. Blocksedge.
The wedding ceremony was perform
ed by Rev. W. S. Bixby, of the CoDgre
The bride was gowned in white silk
organdie and carried bride roses. The
groom wore the conventional black.
-Mrs. Robert Wagner, sister of the
bride, acted as matron of honor, and
Mr. George Ingraliam as be-t man. i
1 The rooms were artistically decorated
with white chrysanthemums and ferns.
No invitations were issued.
After the wedding the contracting
parties and a few friends and relatives
partook of a wadding supper given by
the bride's mother.
Mr. Blocksedge and his bride took
the early morning train for Seattle an& j
other Sound point. They will be ab
j sent a week.
Miss Emma, as she is known by ev
erybody, is an estimable young lady !
who has a host of friends. She was
raised in this town, her mother came
here shortly after the advent of the |
railroad in 1892.
Mr. Blocksedge is one of our enter
prising young business men and at i
present, is engaged in the confectionary
business to which he has added tobac
cos, cigars, books and periodicals. He I
has lived here for four years.
The Echo wishes for the young j
couple unbounded success and a smooth '
voyage through life.
John A. Gellatly, of Wenatchee, ac
comranied Mr. Mead to this place last
Tuesday and circulated among, ami got
acquainted with a number of new peo
ple as well as renewed hit acquaintance
with many old friends. Mr. Gellatly"s
knowledge of the duties of auditor and
qualifications and fitness for the oHice
makes him a strong candidate on the
republican ticket. During his four
years residence in the county he has
made many friends by his uniformally
courteous treatment of everybody who
has had to transact business with him.
If he is not elected auditor of Chelan
county for the next two years it will
be because republicans are not repub
A Sunday I>lrnl<-
A party of some thirty-five ladies and
gentlemen went \ip the canyon last
Sunday to enjoy the delightfuly cool
fall weather we are having these days
and to get a last look at the ever chang
ing color of the foliago before tho great
panorama recieves its mantles of snow.
The ladies of the party had provided a
lunch, and after rambling around enjoy
ing tho scenery, which at this time of
the year is not excelled anywhere in
the state, thoroughly wearied and with
a keen appetite the party sat down to a
most bountiful lunch, served in regular
banquet style, on a table provided by
mother earth. As one young lady ex
pressed it, "the lunch dissappeared
like 'due* before tho sun."' The gentle
men present voted their thanks to th>
ladies for the lunch and declared it was
the greatest and best they had over sat
All who were present declared it was
the most pleasant ilay they had spent
this year anil only regretted that the
ni".\r approach of winter would prevent
(heir having another outing this year.
A Birthday Pri-nenlallon
Mrs. Del McCoy entertained the
L:idies Guild Wednesday afternoon.
The occasion being her birthday. She
received a handsome linen table cloth
and v dozen napkitss presented hy the
guild. The hostess served an excellent
lunch, which she is capable of doing, as
she is considered an excellent enter
tainer. A chort program was rendered
which was enjoyed by all present. Mrs.
K. G. Spencer presented the present in
a very appropriate speech, and the
liosless responded with many thanks to
her lady friends. The parly adjourned
at oMO wishing the hostess many happy
returns of the day.
Those present were: Mesdames King.
Mackey, Spencer, Turner, Carr, Hood,
Walker. Bjork, Bottsford, Martin, Me
Givgor, Wettstein, Beamish, Hoxsey,
Wall, Durand, Anderson, Springer,
Mills, Hansen. Williams and Davis.
D» ight Darling, of Everett, came in
yesterday morning and left again the
vaine day. He came over to see how
the City Drug Store was getting on,
and Boding that Mr. E. A. King, the
efficient manager, had everything in
apple-pie order he did not think it was
BM f-ary for him to stay long. Mr.
Darling says hullll— li picking up on
the Sound. Several mills have already
start .-rf up and others arc preparing to
start Dp soon. 11^ also says he noted a
Dumber of improvements in this town
since his last visit.
Mr. Mead left on the train Wednes
day morning for Odessa where he was
billed to speak. On Thursday he made
undo a speech in Harrington.
NEXT WEEK IT IS SOMETHING ELSE -
THIS WEEK IT IS
Celebrated sorosis Style Underskirts
The SOROSIS Skirt Js^ We have
Gives the outer gar- (y^^jlW These famous gar
ment the proper shape /^Snw\ ments in black only
_ i^i|#\ for this season of the
You can always tell " Jijiffl year at from
the wearer of a Sorosis ill ill $1.25 to $4-5°
WfwW&ia pnMF Awn
skirt by the way her «#§l COME AND
clothes fit MSSjBpL *
Any kind of a Sorosis pat- *®vF^mMiS^ Any kind of, a Sorosis
tern free with every pur- P attern freo with tV"
chase of a skirt : : : : , ZJL , purchase of a skirt : . ■•:;
F. A. LOSEKAMP
Leaven-worth, Washington. . /,'
Mr. and Mr. Zinkey returned from
Dr. Hoxsey made a business trip to
The Ladies Guild will meet next
Thursday afternoon with Mrs. Carr.
Mrs. J. B. Adams went down to We
natehee yesterday and will return to
Auditor C. J. Trow fame up from
Wenatchee yesterday and stopped over ;
Mr. Long says he sent five ears of
sheep to Cartlen Brothers at Seattle
P.H.Gilbert sa\s he snw tl-e bigJ
battleship take the water us gracefully i
01 v duck.
Mrs. Mac Mi-Lure is in Seattle visit
ing her sister and mother. She will
remain about two weeks.
B. N. Rogers, the contractor, left for
Everett this week. He intends to
t.penil the whiter on the Sound.
L. J. Nelson was in attendance on the
Superior court at Wenatchee the first
of the week and teils us that all of the
e:i^es were continued.
Assistant General Superintendent H.
A. Kennedy had his private ear side
tracked hero one day •.his week. He
was out looking over the road.
Howcll Ralston and Billy Douglass
were on the regular jury at the Super
ior court at Wenatccb.ee this week but
as all the business was continued to
t'ne next regular term they were ex
Mrs. A. McPheters and children re
turned from Seattle on Wednesday.
They spent the last two weeks there,
having been called by the serious ill
ness of Mr McPlu'ters' sister, who
was considered out of danger when
J. A. Gould who has been storekeep
er's clerk for A. Walker, of the GrMt
Northern, for the past eight months
has been promoted to m mifi-st clerk in
the Hillyard yards and left last Tues
day to take bis new pot tion. Mr.
Gould made many friends while here
who rejoice at his promotion.
About s|.« iiii,_
Mrs. Farmer, one of the teachers in
the public school, tells us that there is
a woeful lack of interest tmOßg the
cliihlren in her room in their spelling
Isatonk. For the ])urpose of stimulat
ing an interest in this important branch
w o will puliltsh as often as the list is
furnished us, the standing of the schol
ars in her room in spelling.
Report of the sth and tith grades in
spelling for the lirst month:
Mamie Ernie S3 Anna Sadoske 44
Laura Botsford 16 • Theresa Uo.-s 68
Rudolph Drifted 34 , . ( li:is Vest fifl
Willa D Martin 40 Hennie Ballon 52
Alpha Wells 40 Charles Durand 12
i ■.: . Sixth Grade
George Dye 100 Arline Farmer 90
Harold Turner 02 Jessie Hanson 02
Eva Graham 73 Bessie Walker 64
Lillie English 04 Willie Smith 52
Sandy Olson 40 Tommy Davis 32
Fred Butsford 98 ' Lyman Durund 8
FOR THE BEST GOODS
Is Still the Place to Trade
C. P. Davenport went to Seattle Sun
Joe Meade is at work at tlie Tip Top
F. L. Smith was a guest of J. A.
Griffin last week.
John Burmeister is grading a place
for his, new house.
Katie Montgomery n turned home
from Leavenworth Tuesday.
D. M. Davenport came up on a visit
to his son, C. I*. Davenport. la>>t week.
J. A. Griffin left for Mount Stuart
Sunday to look after liis copper inter
Mm. John Burmeister and children
are visiting friends at Pet&aatln this
The stamp mill ftt Blewntl ~tart.il np
lasl week but owing to low water la
only running ten staini I,
Mrs. J. W. McCarthy entertained the
ladies of Blewett Tuesday in honor ol
Mrs. W. H. Resburg's birthday.
□ Joe Edwards. j> umber for the We
nitehee Hardware Co., came up from
Wenatchee yesterday. He will finish
the plumbing On the Bjork and Smith
& Tliolin bulldlnjfi besides doing HUM
work for the I>aven\voi-tli Mercantile
Co, and Geo. Hoppe.
Billy Burke, the engineer, returned
from St. Louis last Sunday. He says
| there will never be another show a3 big
as the one he saw at St.Louis. Before
coming here he run an engine out of'
St. Louis. This was his lirst vibit to
i the old home in eleven years.
Mrs. S. K. Blajfg, who, with her son
■ Will MeLothlin has for the past eight
j months conducted the Turn water Cafe
left yesterday for Cashmere where she
will again take charge of her hotel
; which she leased last fall to H. B. Wey
mouth, but who has now given it up.
i Mrs. Blagg will run the hotel at Cash-
I mere and Mr. MeLothlin will continue
in charge of the restaurant here."
IE ■ Company's
:%m. i®| SPORTING
'V 'i;*l ■ ' AND' '
M jF^L B°OT
NO OTHER BOOT HAS AS MANY
For Sale by
P. H. GRAHAM & CO.
City Dray Line
Does all kinds of hauling
Delivers freight, baggage and
L. H. TURNER, Prop.
Not the hand-me-down kind,
Latest Shapes and the Most
Stylish Creations f tie Art
Come, see and price
ONE DOOR EAST
OF POST OFFICE
Mrs. J. M. Beamish
LEAVKNWORTH, -- WASH.