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title: 'The Leavenworth echo. (Leavenworth, Wash.) 1904-current, July 16, 1915, Image 6',
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News from Surrounding Country
From Our Correspondents
J. C. Biles and family returned the
first of the week from the coast where
they have been on a business and
pleasure trip. Mr. Biles drove his
seven passenger Buick across the pass
and says the trip was well worth taking.
A deer came down off the hills Sat
urday night and grazed around town
for several minutes. Not being able
to cross the valley without being dis
turbed it went back thru the Young
Bros, place, and on over into Derby
Tom Luttrell is looking for the thief
who relieved him of fifteen nice rabbits
and several young chickens which were
almost good fries, that disappeared
while Tom and his family were spend
ing a few days at Wenatchee Lake.
The party or parties who are guilty of
the act were very careful and only took
the best. Tom says he has a clue and
may make some one realize what such
an offence really means.
Yes, nearly everybody in the valley
was able to see the Liberty bell which
passed thru the yalley July 13. A
number viewed it as the special train
went thru our village at a slow rate
while others went to Leavenworth and
enjoyed the time which was almost
two hours at that place.
The Great Northern has a force of
carpenters reshingling the depot this
H. V. Love is driving a new auto
these days which he recently purchased.
M. W. Stark and wife are in Seattle
this week. Mr. Stark is attending the
The Ladies Aid society held their
last meeting at the home of Mrs. Wil
liams. A good attendance was pres
Mrs. Chas. Maxon visited with friends
in Wenatchee the first of the week.
Fox Chambers was down from his
homestead which is located at the head
ot Derby canyon, last Tuesday. Mr.
Chambers has made many improve
ments on his ISO acres and says he
will have his papers from the govern
ment in a short time whereby he will
become owner of a fine ranch.
Chas. Wright and family who have
been spending a week in camp at We
natchee Lake returned home Monday.
The Randolph Fruit Co. expects to
operate here this summer. W. E.
Shotwell will be the local representa
F. W. A. Paton and Archie Symons
who motored over to the Coast over
the Snoqualmie pass report the roads
in fine condition.
Clifford Knowles has accepted a
position with a grocery firm at Monroe
and will move there at once.
The W. C. T. U. will hold an in
stitute at Entiat on July 23rd.
Cashmere Grange No. 380 has
passed an ordinance requesting the
city council to repeal the ordinance
requiring jitneys to pay a license.
The F. T. Spiller home a mile west
of Cashmere, was burned last Sunday
evening. The family was at a neigh
bors and nearly everything was burned.
Loss, $5000, partly insured.
Samuel Murray was taken to the
Wenatchee hospital on Thursday by
Dr. A. R. McKeown of Leavenworth
where he was operated on for appen
Miss Gladys Guest returned to her
home in Leavenworth after a short vis
it with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
R. M. Brown.
The validity of a new ordinance
passed at Cashmere requiring jitneys
to pay a license of $75 is being ques
tioned. It is thought that it conflicts
with the state laws. The jitney men
say that they will pay a license if they
have to. In the mean time they will
stand part of the cost in getting a
Supreme court decision.
There came near being a riot in
Cashmere on Saturday night a week
ago when the town marshal attempted
to arrest a young man who was explod
ing too many firecrackers on the street.
Plenty of bondsmen appeared for the
Cashmerite who was to be placed in a
"Durance Vile" and on second thought
the marshal decided it would be better
to release his man. Mayor Johnson
appeared on the scene about the time
a free for all was threatened and de
cided that it was perfectly proper to
shoot crackers on the street, it being
a Fourth of July celebration fend the
matter was dropped. The offender
threatened with arrest was Herman
The Wenatchee commercial club has
been asked to cooperate with the Seat
tle chamber of commerce, if it so de
sires, in appealing to the state depart
ment at Washington that it use all its
efforts to have the present prohibitive
tariff of Brazil and other South Ameri
can countries on apples and canned
salmon reduced. The existing tariff
practically prohibits the exportation of
apples to South American countries.
The present time is especially propi
tious, as Brazil is now creating a com
mission with a view toward a general
reduction. —Wenatchee World.
Further proof that the orchardist is
diversifying to a greater extent this
year than previously is shown by the
following. An Entiat rancher this week
offered two tons of Ohio potatoes to local
dealers, but could not find buyers. The
market had been supplied by local
E. Niccum, former proprietor of the
Olympia hotel in Wenatchee, who has
been in the courts for a year or more
for selling liquor in a dry unit, got the
stiffest fine last Saturday that he has
yet received, $100 and costs and 30
days in jail.
Mr. C. J. Christopher, an attorney of
Springfield, 111., has located in this city
and will be associated with Fred Reeves
in the peactice of law. Their offices
will be in the Commercial Bank build
Mike Horan has 25 acres of pears
which will produce their first crop this
year. The trees arc eight years old
and heavily loaded. He looks for 10
--000 boxes of pears.
George Dyer manager of the Seattle
Fruit and Vegetable Exchange esti
mates the Washington fruit crop of
1915 at 65 per cent of normal.
Fruit growers of the lower Wenatchee
valley are apprehensive that there will
be water shortage for irrigation pur
Early in the season apple growers
indicated a mind to be well satisfied
with one dollar per box. Now on ac
count of the shortage in the eastern
states, which constantly grows as later
reports come in, and reduced estimates
on the northwestern crop, they are
talking oi $2.00 per box at the or
E. Wagner and son, fruit dealers of
Chicago, want 400 cars of Wenatchee
apples—23o,ooo boxes—and offer $1
per box, orchard run, loaded on the
Miss Fay Walker is in Leavenworth
visiting her parents and sisters.
Vinton Gregory, Mack Emill, Revel
and Paul Harvey left Tuesday for the
Icicle for a few days of camping and
The Elman hotel has changed hands.
W. E. Tomlinson is the new proprietor.
He is said to be a firstclass hotel man.
The local G. A. R. fife and drum
corps assisted by Elias Abrams, director
of public safety of Philadelphia, playing
the snare drum, played the entire time
the liberty-bell train was here. Mr.
Abrams appeared to enjoy the experi
ence. When the train pulled out the
corps was still playing on the car and
escorted the bell to Leavenworth.
Mr. Adams, head of the peach grow
ers league called a meeting of the
peach growers in Wenatchee last Fri
day to discuss the best methods of
acting together. Very few peaches
have as yet been signed up. He said
the peach growers should sign up their
crop so that he might know how many
there are to be handled and know how
many orders to try to book ahead of
time and not have all the peaches on
hand at once with no orders.
Manifold Typewriter Paper
For sale at The Echo Office
She Xeavenwortb ißcho.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Howerton are
the proud parents of a baby boy born
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Wheeler moved
to Wenatchee Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Biles and family re
turned home Sunday evening from
Seattle after spending a week there.
Aaron Cox and Biilie Thompson re
turned home Sunday evening from Se
Mr. Beard and Mrs. Point were mar
ried in Wenatchee and are now at
home in Blewett receiving congrat
Mr. and Mrs. Biilie Simpson and
family were visiting in Dryden Sunday
with his mother.
Mrs. Inks is visiting in Wenat
chee this week.
Mrs. J. Begg and daughter arrived
from Seattle last Sunday and will be
with Mr. Begg who has charge of the
Judge Steel place in the Cascade or
chards. She came to remain for the
Leonard Hooper is here from Seattle
to visit his young friend Homer Mc-
Miss Erraa Lamb is in Wenatchee
visiting her aunt, Mrs. Hannon.
Mrs. Nicholas will leave fcr Seattle
soon on a trip combining both business
Mr. Byron says the orchards will
turn out a pretty fair yield of apples
this year. At least the yield will be
larger than in any previous year.
Our box car station was loaded onto
a flat car and conveyed from us. So
far we have nothing in its place, but
we hope to have some day.
Mr. Dcs Voignes, a Baptist minis
terial student preaching at Feshastin,
spoke Sunday evening at North Dry
A car of box lumber is being dis
tributed to Dryden growers.
A surprise party was given Wednes
day evening of last week by Mrs.
Blank in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Chas.
Amos, who are here from Brewster a
a few days visiting parents and friends.
Mrs. Percy Burrow is quite sick at
the present writing.
Mr. H. Burrow, who has been visit
ing his brother, Percy, for some weeks,
left Tuesday for Vancouver. He has
not decided whether to remain in
America or go home to the British
Mr. James' sisters, who have been
visiting him for a few days, left Tues
day for Seattle. From there they go to
the big fair at San Francisco, and then
home to Nebraska by way of New
Mr. Claude Kennedy and bride, from
Minneapolis, on their wedding trip vis
ited Mrs. Fred Sherman, sister of the
groom, at Peshastin, and his parents at
Wenatchee. They will include Seattle,
Portland and San Francisco in the tour.
A. J. Amos made a business trip to
About one hundred people gathered
at the Dryden station Tuesday evening
to see the Liberty Bell, but as it was
about nine o'clock when the traiu went
thru the view was rather indistinct.
SEEKS LONG LOST SISTER.
Fortune of $30,000 Awaits Woman
Missing Since Civil War.
I'erry, la.—John Davenport, a laborer
employed In construction work. Is seek
ing the mldress of his sister, from
whom he was separnted when they
were children. Finding her means a
fortune of $30,000 to eneh of them, as
well as to two other Bisters.
The Davenport children became sep
arated during the civil war, and one
daughter. Lydln Davenport, was adopt
ed by a man named Cooley when she
was six months old.
The Cooley family lived In Green
county, near Herndon, and the slrl
grew to womanhood there.
A number of years ngo she married
and went to Knnfuix to live.
The death of an uncle In Indiana left
n fortune to his brother's children, but
the estate ennnot be settled until Lydla
Davenport Is fo-ind.
Repays Uncle Sam For a Meal.
Washlnfrton.—Secretary of Wnr Gar
rison received from n mnn in Chicago a
letter Inclosing 20 cents In postage
stamps, with the statement, "For ba
con and eggs-" Secretary Garrison de
cided that this was a contribution to
tbe "conscience fund" and sent the
stamps to Secretary of the Treasury
McAdoo. It Is believed the man must
have helped himself to L'ncle Sam's
larder somewhere when he was hungry
STOPPED BLOOD WITH THUMB
Woman Savad Ufa of Man Attacked by
St Louis.—Mrs. Frank Itoose of East
St. Louis saved the life of Oscar Bllger,
forty-flve, by stanching bis wounds
with her hands until medical aid ar
rived, when he was attacked by three
negroes on the outskirts of Cahokla,
111., and his throat cut The negroes
later were arrested.
BUger was driving his horse and
wagon from East St. Louis to Cahokla,
selling brooms and mops to farmers
along the way. Near tho- town three
negroes accosted him and offered to
buy his horse, Wljter climbed from the
wagon, when two of tin- negroes seized
him by the arms and the other run I
knife across Itllger's throat and then
stabbed Ullger In the neck. After rob
bing him of $24 (ho negroes aped.
Mrs. Roose witnessed the attack on
Bllger and, running to the Injured man.
she thrust her thumb Into the. stub
wound, thus stopping the flow of blood.
Holding the edges of the other wound
together, she assisted IMljier to a near
by house. -: ■', j
NEARLY LOST FORTUNE.
Farm Hand Changed Hi« Name and
Wa» Found With Difficulty.
Sioux City, la. o«tHf the BUM "f
Albert Brown neatly cost Albert
Bourne, a transient farm hand, a for-
tune, of J7/KHl,ihki left him liy an uncle
Who died several months npi In Mcl
After a search tbroogn sevt>n states
Bourne was located on a farm near j
Lincoln, Neb. It was dtecOTered he I
had been at a hospital In St. .Joseph.
Mo., paying a dollar a week for board.
His Inheritance consists of "888,000
acres of free land, IT>.<H>n sheep. 400 ;
horses, hundreds of cattle and £sO.<"x»
Bourne Is Irish find fifty years old.
Southeastern Alaska is suffering from
a hot wave. At this time of year the
sun shines 20 hours out of every 24. !
The government thermometer registers
M in the shade and in the business
part of Juneau it has registered 100.
A Record at School.
Nutley, N. J.—Elsle Xormn Ryan, one
of this yenr's graduate! froiri the high
school, hns not been absent or tardy
during tho whole of her fourteen yearg
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