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<3be Xeavenwottb Echo
Entered at the Postoffice of Letvenworth, Wash., as Second Class Matter
DEED H. MAYAR, Editor and Proprietor
JULIAN MAYAR, News Editor
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SPECIAL NOTICE" All resolutions of condolence, cards of thanks, notices of
antertnlnnients where nn admission fee is charged »nd the objeot Is to raise money,
or notices of any kind Intended to promote business of any kind whatever, must be
paid for at regular advertising rates when printed In The Echo.
When this paper Is asked to push some scheme where the object Is to get money
from the public then the use of Its space must be paid for.
Free entertainment of a moral or beneficial nature, or any movement with the
bjeot of promoting the welfare and prosperity of the community as a whole will bo
given the free u»e of Its columns.
No deviation will be made from this rule.
FRIDAY, VKB It I A It V 7, 1913
The Pacific Building and Loan Co.
Building & Loan Companies and
other financial institutions print and
send broadcast several times during
the year statements purporting to
show their financial condition. The
Standard Building & Loan Co., of
Dallas, Texas, published a statement
a short time before it failed last fall
owing its certificate holders millions
of dollars, Leavenworth people among
them, to the amount of teu or
more thousand dollars. Its last pre
vious financial statement showed the
company to be»solvent. The Mt. Ver
non, Wash., bank failed the latter part
of last summer, and it was a rotten
failure, and yet less than three months
before it failed published a statement
that on its face showed it was solvent.
About two years ago one of the Van
couver, Wash., banks failed, and this,
too, was one of the rottenest kind of
failures. Its affairs are not finally
wound up yet and it will not pay more
than 25 cents on the dollar. This bank
published statements right up to the
time its doors were closed. The
Dallas building and loan company
will probably not pay over 10 cents on
the dollar. Some years ago a Minne
apolis Building & Loan Company failed
for five or ten million dollars, and
its statements always showed it to be in
Drime condition. I had paid over $500
into this company and lost every cent
I paid into it. These published finan
cial statements may be all right but
are by no means conclusive evidence
of solvency. The Pacific Building &
Loan Co., of Tacoma, may be all right
but the financial statement is not
conclusive evidence. For all the
fine showing made in its last state
ment it may be nothing more
than a bladder, which a pin prick
may cause to collapse. My rea
son for having no faith in the Pacific
Building & Loan Co., is simply this:
I was induced to pay into the com
pany nearly two hundred dollars on
the representations of its agent that I
could withdraw all my money inside of
six months, with interest added, and
he even stated that by dating my cer
tificate back three months I could
withdraw in three months. The same
agent made similar statements to other
responsible citizens in Leavenworth
and thereby induced them to take
stock in the Tacoma company. After
paying into the company nearly two
years I was told by a man who has
made a study of building and loan
companies that none of the large com
panies, of which there are several in
the state, would, or could make good
on the representations they are mak
ing to the public. Whereupon, to test
the matter, I wrote to the Tacoma
concern in November last, asking the
value of my certificate, and was blandly
told that I could borrow forty cents
of every dollar that I had paid into
the company. It struck me that one
dollar in good hard money, ought to
be good security for more than forty
cents if the company was run on
a business plan, as almost any com
pany will loan up to 80 cents on
the dollar on cash deposits. Then I
wrote the manager, Mr. Billings, that
I did not want to borrow money, that I
wanted to know what my certificate
was worth in the event I decided to
withdraw from the company. He re
plied that the loan value and the with
drawal value was exactly the same. I
then wrote to Mr. Billings that if my
dollars shrunk from 100 cents to 40
cents in less than two years to send
me the 40 cents as quick as he could.
That ms Dec. 14. He has not had
the courage or the courtesy to acknow
ledge the receipt of my letter. It is
possible that by calling public atten
tion to the way the Pacific Building
& Loan Co. is making money for its
certificate holders that I may even lose
the 40 cents, but I will not re
gret it if I can be the means of
causing a lot of other people through
out the state to investigate the meth
ods of the Tacoma concern before put
ting more money into it.
The information comes to me that
Mr. Billings is considering an action
against The Echo for damages. This
is to say to him: Let the fur fly. But
be careful not to make it fly so fur it
will leave your own tracks uncovered.
We also suggest that papers thruout
the state might do their patrons a good
turn if they suggest that certificate
holders in the Tacoma concern should
make a little investigation on their
own account. If it is a good thing
for the certificate holders investigation
will benefit the Pacific Building and
Loan Association. If it is not a good
thing, or is poorly managed, the pub
lic ought to know it.
Deed H. Mayar.
Something to Think About
The Echo has frequently, in the
past few months, called attention to
the need of rent houses in this town.
Houses that could be rented at a rea
sonable sum per month, sush a sum as
the average workingmen could afford
to pay —houses of three, four, or even
five rooms. In the past three months,
we do not think we exaggerate when
we say we have had over one hundred
applications for houses or rooms. The
matter of the urgent need of houses
was most forcibly brought to our notice
this week when a well dressed, genteel
looking stranger walked into the office
one day and asked if we knew of, or
had advertised in The Echo, any
houses or rooms for rent. In the
course of a conversation he said in his
two days hunt for a house he had met
not less than twenty men who, like
himself, were house hunting.
With this condition confronting
"Leavenworth in January and February
what will the condition be in April and
May, when the wheels of industry be
gin to hum, when the Lamb-Davis
mills will be running full blast, giving
employment to three or four hundred
men, when the Leavenworth Lumber
and Box mill will be giving employ
ment to forty or fifty men, when the
steel plant will be giving employment
to a large force of men, even tho it
may not be ready to turn out steel,
when fifty, possibly a hundred, men,
will be employed iv building opera
This is no fairy's dream, but a simple
statement of the condition that must
be met if we would take care of the
people who will be drawn to Leaven
worth by employment opportunities.
They must be taken care of. They
must be housed and fed.
This is a matter which should oc
cupy the serious attention of all those
who want to see the town prosper and
the country develop.
l»rl» ••• Oil ■ Terror
The chief executioner of death in
the winter and spring months is
pneumonia. Its advance agents are
colds and grip. In any attack by one
of these maladies no time should be
lost in taking the best medicine ob
tainable to drive it off. Countless
thousands have found this to be Dr.
King's New Discovery. "My husband
believes it has kept him from having
pneumonia three or four times," writes
Mrs. George W. Place, Rawsonville,
Vt., "and for coughs, colds and croup
we have never found its _ equal."
Guaranteed for all bronchial affections.
Price SO cts. and $1.00. Trial bottle
free at all druggists.
(The sleavenwortb j£cbo*
FARMERS', RANCHERS' and
FRUIT GROWERS' COLUMN
The successful dairymen must set
his mark high; it will not do for him
to be content with such a herd as his
average neighbor possesses unless, in
deed, he is very fortunately located.
But his purpose must be an intelligent
one. He must associate with good
dairymen and read good dairy litera
ture. He should attend the fairs
where dairy cows are exhibited. He
should join a dairy association and
should help organize a co-operative
breeders association in his own com
munity if one is not already in opera
tion. He should buy a few pure-bred
cattle at least, even though he may
have to pay well for them.
Feeding problems that interest
dairymen generally should receive his
careful attention and he should ever
keep his mind open to receive new
ideas. He should get a Babcock
tester and learn to use it. He must
know what his cows are doing and this
is the only practical way to find out.
In doing these things he will be
keeping close to the successful man
and this is the only safe way. —Farm
We have not been molested by
chicken thieves since we gave over
the floor space of our henhouse to Pc
kin ducks. They make noise enough
to wake us up if anyone goes near
the henhouse at night. We raise the
Fekins because they lay about 200
eggs a year, and to our way of think
ing, their eggs are not as strong as the
Indian Runners.' When fat they av
erage about eight pounds each in the
fall. They do well kept in a park
with water in a trough and a pint of
crushed oyster shell placed in the wa
ter each morning. They also give
two pickings of nice white feathers,
thus paying for their keep.
All that is necessary to have rhubarb
of the finest quality in midwinter or
early spring is to lift the roots as cold
weather approaches, leave them ex
posed until frozen, then place them in
a box in soil and put them in the cel
lar. We usually put them in along in
December and have them ready for
use by February. For later use they
may be put in later, but it is necessary
that they be taken up in the fall, as it
would be difficult after they are frozen
in the ground. They must be allowed
to freeze or they will not start well.
It is necessary that they have water
after being planted in the boxes, but
they do not need light and will grow
better in a dark cellar. A single
clump of roots from a well-developed
hill affords stalks enough to give quite
an amount of "sass" or pies.
Services as usual in the morning.
Following a "Lincoln Day" program by
the Epworth League in the evening—
we will begin revival services. Mrs.
Nellie Clulow, pastor of our church at
Monitor and a strong missionary work
er, will preach every evening except
Saturday. All services will be full of
gospel preaching, good singing, with
no money raising campaign nor noth
ing else in view except the salvation
of souls. Everyone in town and coun
try may receive good by attending
these services. Max A. Jeffords, pas
The subject of the sermon for next
Sabbath morning at the Congregational
church will be, "Secret DisciDleship."
In the evening, "The Prayer of the
Psalmist David." Preaching at Pine
flats at 3:30. All are cordially invited.
W. V. Davis, pastor.
Next Sunday forenoon German
preaching service will be held. In the
evening, beginning at 7:30 p. m.,
English preaching service will take
place. L. J. AveLallemant, pastor.
How to Bankrupt the Doctor*.
A prominent New York physician gays:
< ''If it were not for the thin stockings and
thin soled shoes worn by women the doctors
would probably be bankrupt." When you
contract a cold do not wait for it to develop
into pneumonia but treat it at once. Charn
betlam's Cough Remedy is intended especi-
I ally for coughs and colds, and 1.-.s mm a
i wide reputation by its cures of these diseases.
It is most effectual and is pleasant and safe
to take. For sale by ail dealers.—Adver
Reading Room Closed
The Commercial Club in a H»lUft| I
Friday evening decided that the- MR)
bers could not feel free to use the olub
rooms as long as open for a publimN
reading room, acting on this decision,
they requested that the reading room
be discontinued. We have given '
much time to the conducting ol thin
reading room because there is a real
need of such a place, it has never brrn
used to advertise or help any church.
Leavenworth should lave a public
reading room and we are ready to give
all necessary time to conduct one and
raise money necessary for expenses if
people will realize the need and assist
us . Max A. Jeffords.
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glorifies the face Eczema or Salt
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sore lips, chapped hands, chilblains;
heals bums, cuts and bruises. Un
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It Is guaranteed under the Pure Pood and
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Solace Is a pure specific in every way and ,
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The Solace Co., of Battle Greek, are the
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R. Lee Morris, president of fhe First Na
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In the County Commissioners' Court,
Cbelan County, State of Washington.
In the matter of the petition of 8. P.
Beecher. et si., for the establishing of a
Notice Is hereby given that a petition,
which in words and figures reads as follows:
To the Honorable Board of County Com
missioners of Chelan Co., Wash.:
We, the undersigned residents and tax
payers of the territory affected, hereby pe
tition that a herd district be formed with
the following boundaries, to-wit:
Commencing at the southwest corner of
T. 24 N. R. 18, X., thence east three miles to
the S. W. Cor. of Sec 84, T. 24, K. 18, thence
north on the Sec. lines to Peshastln Creek,
thence along the north bank of said Creek
to the Wenatchee River, thence up the
south bank of the Wenatchee River to the
line between Sec. 21 and 22, T. 24, N. R. 18, E.
thence north on the Sec. line to the N. K.
Oor. of Sec. 9. thence west to the N. W. Cor.
ofSec. thence north to the N. line of T.
24. N. K. 18. thence west along township line
to the N. W. Cor. of said township, thence
south along the township line to the place
of beginning. S . P . BEEOHER
8. P- BE EC HER
J. Q. GILBERT
OHAH. A. WRIGHT
CHAS. B. MILLER
O. A. ERKMAN
R. P. GOBBLE
K. B. RILEY
c. H. LUDWIG I
' O.A. KITH |
has been (lied with the County Gommmls- I
sloners of Chelan County, Washington, and
notice Is hereby given that Monday, theSrd I
day of March, 1918, at the hour of 10 o'clock,
a. m.. of said day, at the court house in the
City of Wenatchee, In said County and
State, has been appointed as the time and
place for hearing said petition, when and
where any person Interested may appear
and contest the same.
,>ated this 3rd day of W^g^R*
Clerk Board County Commissioners
febT-21 ; ■ ■
Minn: OF ASSESSMENT ROLL
IN THE CITY TREASURER'S OFFICE
FOR COLLECTION— LOCAL IMPROVE
MENT DISTRICT NO. 1 — FRONT, |
EIGHTH AND NINTH STREETS.
Notice Is hereby given that the assess
ment roll of Local Improvement District
No. I. created by Ordinance No. »2, entitled
"An Ordinance providing for the Improve
ment, by grading, paving and draining
the same, of the following streets in the
City of Leavenworth, Washington; provid
ing for an assessment to pay the cost of the
same; establishing a Local Assessment Dis
trict, and providing for the issuance of I
bonds to the contractor for such cost," has i
been certified to the City Treasurer for col- '
The streets named in said Ordinance were
as follows: "Front Street from the west
line of lot eleven (11) of block one (I) of
Ralston Addition to Leavenworth, extended
In a straight line to the Great Northern
Railway Company's right of way to the east
line of lot nine (It) of block two (2) of Leav
enworth extended In a straight line to the
Great Northern Railway Company's right
of way; Ninth Street from the south line of
Front street to the North line of Commer
cial Street: Eight Street from the south
line of Front Street to the north line of
Commercial Street." Said Improvement
consisted of grading said streets to the
proper sub-grade and laying thereon a
standard Bltullthle pavement, putting In
curbs and sidewalks. I
Said Ordinance created Local Improve- '
ment District No. I. consisting of the prop
erty adjacent to said Improved streets;
provided for the assessment thereof for
the cost of said improvement.
The assessment has been certified to the
City Treasurer for collection and any as
sessments mentioned In said assessment
roll may be paid at the City Treasurer's of
fice on the corner of Front and Ninth
streets, Leavenworth. Washington on any
date prior to the 4th day of March. IMS,
without penalty, Interest, or costs.
Any assessments not paid on or before
said date may be paid In ten (10) equal an
nual Installments together with Interest
on all unpaid Installments at the rate of
six per cent per annum payable annually. |
provided the owner of any lot or parcel of
land so assessed may redeem the same from
all liability for such assessment at any time '
after March 4. 1913. by paying the entire '
assessment or all of the Installments re
maining unpaid and charged against any
lot or parcel of land with Interest thereon
at the rate aforesaid to the date of maturity i
of the Installment next falling due.
Dated this 81st day of January. HIM.
Signed: JOHN KOERNKR.
Published in the Leavenwortb Echo, the
official newspaper of the city of Leaven
worth. January SI. U»13: February 7. MS;
February 14. 1»I3; February 21. IMS; and
February », »B. •
f rfday f ebruary 7 1913
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the stylish lines of her fig- Woi /%.
some women seem so corn-
fortablc when they have
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Peace and Plenty
TDOVERTY destroys a man's courage and weakens his
J- natural inclinations to look you in the eyes and tell the
truth. MONEY is the counter in this game of life. And
while we do not love money for its own sake, we realize
that it is only money that can ward off want, woe, wretch
edness—perhaps starvation—when earning power is gone.
And earning power, for all of us, will surely go sometime—
this we all know. Money stands between you and the
fear of want.
Savings accounts can be started from $1 upward
Tumwater Savings Bank
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kinds of prices—candy from 10c a pound all the
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An Ad in the Echo Brings Quick Results