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The Lcavenworth Echo
\Ol L'ME 19 NO B.
Kurnstad-Keller Cleaning and
Tailoring Establishment and Burgess
BarberShop Burned Wednesday
Fire Broke Out in Hack Part of Tailoring Establishment and Spread Rapidly-
Potal Loss a Burgess Saves Chairs and a lew h><>is.
I i iroke oul about 10 o'clock
\\ pilncsdaj moi ning in ih( B irnstad
i aning and tailoring estab
lishment and notwithstanding that tht
■. i d< pal i men! responded \ cry
the fin spread bo rapidly
■ a 1' : • building wag u-11f t• •<t in •'•■ i
■ cc ild be extinguisl cd. The man
ner of the fire's starting it unknown
although it is presumed that ; t was
from cleaning materials in the back
room. How these became Ignited is a
i;. so far as Mr. Bumstad or
anyone else knows. Mr. Bumstad
was in thr work room near the front
of the building when thr' fire started
ON SEVEN I. W. W.
IN SUPERIOR COURT
SENTENCES RUN FROM TWO TO
FIVE YEARS IN WALLA w \i
I. \: OSTREM M W BE DEPORT-
Kit \s AN ALIEN.
1 i Ida; afternoon the motion for n
new trial made by attorneys for the
sev( n com icted F. W. W'.V was ar
gued in thf superior court and was
prompt} denied by J idge Grimshaw
after listening to Attorney Fra ' \V
Lebeck talk in favor of the motion an !
' P i iting Attorney A. \
Corbin oppose it.
Judge Grimshaw then directed that
the defendants he bvought into court
which was done by Chief Deputy T..
\i. Nordyke, assisted by Peputy
Sheriff P. H. Sherbum.
Judge Grimshaw then wont through
thi ronnaity of repeating the verdict
of tinl jury and asking I • di fendants
if any li'tral objection was to be made
why sentence should not be |ia<>c:l
npon them No such objection was
forthcoming, but Ernest Conklin, one
of the defendants, stated thai he did
t think tl ■ ceived a fair
■Judge Grimshaw then directed the
defendants to stand up" They did so
and th< ' dpi stated that having been
duly fourifi guilty of belonging to an
organization which has boon clearly
proven :" court to be organized and
I'ondui'tcd for the purpose of advo
cating, advising and teaching crimi
nal syndicalism^ ho sentenced them to
servo the following ten in the stair
penitentiary at alia Walla:
K. '. Ma a ami Leo 0 trem, not le ■ ■
■ nor more t tei ■ ars.
111 n B -l<ry. Tom Mc( '". . 1
. '. v- Ed. i "olgan
■' a o, ■' :-,": i ' ai
n Walla Walla.
• ' Irimshaw also stated thai i
: o Ostrem is an alien, thi papi - in
i s case would be turned ovi i I
I". S. de] ■ if j I ice at i 1 i
■ ice with a
■' at I ' !" deported.
0.-trem was hon in Norway, and
thought ho has been a resident of this
counkjy for many years, he has never
taken out his first papers as a citizen.
irgai job di ;
Phi ' '•■ i explained to thi .
:• thi ■■■ plrat ioi if thi
■ iken by tl ■ as to
: '■ ng them, this diI-
pon Ihi ':' conduct
: to tl ' '
1 ■ ■ Frank W. Leback Kan l ■
ppeal to the su ■
; • •■■•'.'■:
: will be
'.',!■•. . . - ..
SUMKTHIXfi WRONG HERE, '
b< ar nti I ture of
Q tWo '•
and pui porl
• • sale, giving e\ i
• mi can
■ i pi ntei iffering
'r, t • ' a night out
• The b
.. • • . . . •
"Twenty-live good cows, broke to
work; 1 head of cultivators, coming
in soon; 10 head of shoveling 'MM i,
IN THE WENATCHEE VALLEY HOME Ol THE BIG BED APPLE—WHERE DOLLARS GROW n\ mi.KS
Cm ther back. He hail nol time to
save anything, the flames sp ■
apirlly, v hicl ndicutei I
>iine or other combustibles were n
' he source of the fire.
Mr. Burgess and hi- son just had
time t" (fei the barber chairs o I
when the fire department arrived
Flame and smoke -a- pouring out at
both end* of the building. Lines of
hose were goon run and water ■ •■ ■
on at U't;! front and rear and in a
few minutes the flames were undei
control. Damage was confined to tVi«
<uio building excepting that <lid by
with scoops by side; * piano in
120 rods canvas bolting, betti
new; DeLaval cow, with ice cream at
tachment ; Mc( !ormicl( bim pr, i fi 11
I'olancl-China bobsled, due to :.. ro
in April; 1 I head of chirk, n- v ■
grass seed atttachmcnt, in g
ing order; 2 .T. I. C. riding hi ■■ .
eood a- new; spraying outfit, can (>•■
ridden or driven liy children: I
goats, To bushels' capacity,
spraying nozzle and other attar
ments; many other articles to
merous to mention, which I expecl '-
get at night between now and date nf
$50 Monthly Bonus
Demanded by Legion
Indianapolis.—Reversing the posi
tion tiVen at the organiaztion caucis
at St. Louis and refusing longer to
leave "with confidence to tlie congress
the discharge of this obligation," a
the Minneapolis convention put it. thi
executive committee of thi Amei'icai
Legion has com,' out flatfootedy for
"adjusted compensation" for servici
men in the late war, amounting to
more than J1,900,000.000.
This amount is to 1"' distributed ■•:
t!ie basis of on>' $50 bond of a ni
sue for every month of m n ice.
Action of the democratic ca i
I ouse and certain n p '■"' ai '• adm<
in decalring against universal mili
tavy training, which the Lep i ■
])hatica!ly supports, brought matters
tn a head,
Action by the Legion was pi •
by a report of .1. \V. Miller, cl a
of the Wi.-lath •■ committee :•< ': ■ ■
feet that it was v • '■ for the 1
to expeel any action from the p ■
n ndi !■ ranklin d'Olier in
Washington Moi tla.\ is i ectei
announce tl ■ mi mbi
'■■■■■ charged with thi task of pui -
■ ■ ■ " nsatioi
Anothpr committee on land -■"
nifnts and home aid will mci I
Washington. Tt will endeavor to havi
enacted a law pro' ding for
ment of government lands by
c men and women.
Wood and Won
Bride on Bet
Spokesman-Review, lil Calvin Gil
mer won a bet by marrying Miss Bor
nice Reymond of Opportunity, ac
cording to the testimony of Mrs. ("ri
mer, who was granted a divorce yes
terday by Judge Huncke.
Mrs. Gilmer, whose parents no'
reside at Opportunity", is employe as
a waitress at Leavenworth, She mar
ried Calvin Gilmer in 101 S. She tod
Judge Huneko when questioned by
Attorney Joseph I.avin that her hus
band confessed to her soon after the
manage that he wooed and wedded
her to win a bet.
Judge H ineke told Mrs. Gilmer
that, if her husband was in the state,
he would ask that she have him ar
rested before the decree is signed.
Mrs. <;:■■.■■■■■ her husband i
at Portland and that hi husband
only lived with her three days after
C.D.Arnot, a gentleman from Mon
tana, is here looking over the situa
tion and may accept the position of
cashier of the Dryden State Bank
when it is opened for business.
LEAVENWORTH, WASHINGTON PRipAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1920.
v\atrr t" adjoining
li ■ liaps moi r
Both thi I by the
hi ! shop ani I Rain an
rover d iiy ■ irai i ■
tad & Kelli i \1 - had in
urani c on I
and thr- lo . V great a nounl
o1 clothii ■ ■ ■ . •... -i om
included ■ ■ •■ ■
GREAT DANGER FROM
FOREST FIRES LOOKED
FOR THIS SEASON
I ORKST SERVICE VNTICIP VTES
111 \ I OWING TO I \( X OF
MOIST! RE, THIS \\ I! I i;i: \\
EVENTFI I > EAR.
The meeting of men and officials of
the National Forest Service at VVon
atchee last week brought out that
fewer men will be employed in the
.■-civic,, this year than formerly, not
withstanding thai there will probab
1. hi greater need than ever for care
fully patroling to prevent disastrous
fires. The reason that fewer men
vill be available is that the appro
priation for this service remains the
same an . the demand for increased
pay will necessitate cutting down the
' i I irpose of compai rig expi
and rleti m ■ • ere pal
men ami lookout? -1 o iM be station
• ' ',■ orjri T. \\ r, if tin '' ■a'
the in 1 • ■
the mi > ■ i ; m' ;■;
the handling oi I Hated.
H ruled ai
any additii ■ - ■ •. .
■ . tfi plai p all t'li
. ■ ii din ■ ■■.■■■
; - ill ri-sult
:.■ ■ ■
■• R S1 il .1
Practically all*fund* available fo>
improvement work will lie used in
telephone construction, except such as
ire need for the trail begun last
fall, extending from the Great Nor
thern Tlailroad, near CascadeT.Tunnel.
over the mountain range to the north
and down hah Creek to the Soda
Sprint' on the Little Wenatchee TCiv
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RESOLITIOXS 01 (I H BO IKII
V. . . the Supn .'''■■•■
n i< ■■
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Lewis J. N
TOR SOLDIERS, SAILORS
I'RKNC'H IIl<;II COMMISSION PI
II (>M \s Will BE RIVEN nil
1 S'D APPROPRI \I i: PROGR Wi
Tlie Memorial Services for the Sol
diers. Sailors and Marines who made
|lie supreme sacrifice during the
Great War. will be I • Id at the Metho
dist copal church next Sunday
evening at seven-thirty. A cordial
invitation is extended to the public to
be present. As was stated last week.
the program is under the auspices of
the American Legion, who have pre
pared the following program:
Prelude Miss Edith Hilton
Hymn Congregation and Choir
i ■:■■ nine Remarks
Scripture Reading and Prayer
Rev. Mr! Roskii -
Anthem I Choir
Address Rev. Mr Hoskins
Tfonor Roll and Address
.".':. Dr. A. 0. MeKi ■ ■ ■
The Star Spangled Banner
Congregation and Choir
Benediction * Rev. Mr. Hoskins
The Diplomas which have been
awarded by the French High Com
mission to the nearest surviving rela
tive of the Honor Roll Mi will bo
given out mediately after the for
i lal ■■•!■< -•■-.
The Woven ■•.•:,- had I>r. ll'n
r\ K. Jackson, known as the "social
engineer," on a two-weeks' mission to
important centers in this state with :i
vif-w to solving the social unrest proh
len,. Ii an interview sit Seattle Dr.
.' ..■', ■■". aid ■
"Unless the people ■■■' this state
abolish class distinctions and get to
gether on a basis of courtesy ami mu
tual understanding if not impossible
that blood will flow in the streets nf
Everywhere ' ■• went, he says, hi 1
found men and women suffering from
■ a .
"I found Spokane on the verge of a
revolution." "I could see the fVai in
the faces of people ! talked to tV it.
Everybody was imbued with hate an-i
"In order to reach the people! 1 ha !
to speak to a little class of nun in the
merchants' association, another little
group in a women's dub, another
class of Elks, and a group of vvorkinf
"hacn little- class was governed by
its individual likes and dislikes, it
personal interests, with the interest
i f nobody else at heart.
■".'. ■ are calling each oher 'damn
skunks' and 'dirty crooks' without
taking the trouble to get acquainted
with each other.
"I saw all these classes, hut none of
-....■ citizens. The real citizens
had been forgotten, and 1 was unable
to get in touch with them until a big
I'ublic meeting was called. Then 1
-aw a cross section of the town.
".One very radical retired husiness
man pointed out to me two men in
the audience. They wire Msinlir
skunks' he said, who ought to be in
jail. They were dangerous I. W. \V .
lie said. I told him we would hold a
conference with them and find out
what was the matter. He said he was
afraid to he in the same room with
'•When I finally did get him and
one of the=e men together, they talk
ed it over, and both found they had
the same itnerests at heart. They
wanted to get together and smoot'i
tliin.es nut, but they had been afraid
'"Today these two men are working
I together on a committee that is ia;s
ing $1,000,000 to build an op-i
forum temple in Spokane, where com
munity question* can he discussed
;;nd there will bo no muzzle on free
"They understand each other, and
j everybody in Spokane understands
"And how about conditions ii Se
inttle?" he was asked.
"Worse— far worse. There's no
I telling what may happ<n in Seattle.
| any time. People are sitting on th"
safety valve, to prevent an explosion,
j which •■■'•' way. Unless we have
I an understanding-, and open the safe
i ty valve, the explosion will come tlm
"1 had lunch with ml. \v. W. yes
terday, Hi was a banker. Sonic of
these I. W. W. are very polished and
i very clever follows. Tiny don't know
they are I, \Y. W., but they are—the
worst This one as afraid. And
everywhere in Seattle is terrible un
"We must have free speech. V ,
must have a place where people can
tret together and discuss. In the
words of President Wilson. 'If a man
i.- a fool, give him a ■." and lot him
speak.' Ho will soon prove it and sit
down. f!ut tlio trouble is, we never
are able to find out who is the fool un
less we have free peeeh.
"England understands how to deal
with unrest. In London any man
can make" a speech He can say what
ho likes about trtr- king, the govern
ment, or body else. If he is a fool.
the people soon find it nut, hut -hr
isn't interfered with. Ho find? it out.
too, and that's the end of it.
"When you deny the people "free
speech you violate the first amend
ment to the constitution of the Unit
ed State?, which ays 'Free" speech
must not he abridged.' It i.« a wisp
"Open forums are the cure for this
unrest and misunderstanding— open
forums where bankers and lawyers
and clerks and worWngmen and
housewives and clubwomen can get
toe-ether and talk, and understand
"Though I find conditions deplor
able in this state, wtih class hatred
everywhere, at the same tin I found
everybody vitally interested in seek
ing some solution, some way out.
They seem to realize the seriousness
"'" the situation, and are looking earn
estly for an understanding.
"But we can't have >. ■■■ free speech
is muzzled. That was the method of
the czar, the kaiser, an M the mi th
od today of T.em'ne. Surely Ameri
cans are not going ■■• follow ii their
The slogan adopted by the com
munity organization branch of the
bureau of education Is "Every com
munity a little democracy: every
school house a little capitol."
Pr. Jackson is urging the use of the
schoolhouse as the people's upon
Breezy Bits of News
Mr. ami Mrs. Bigelow were in Wen
The P. 1.. F. cluh met at the home
of Mrs. John McCoy Friday after
noon; with Mrs. M Mi' and Moon as
hostesses. A great deal of business
was pone through", after which a de
lii-io'j-- luncheon of sandwiches, pick-
Ips, rake and cotfre was nerved.
Friday night the Modem Woodmen
entertained the T!oyal Xeighbors in
the W Imen hall. Dancing and rani?
wrve the order of the evening, fol
lowed by a lunch of buns, weiniesi
doughnuts and coffee.
Mr. and Mr?. Erie Wingate left for
Seattle Saturday, where Erie's sister
and grandmother are quite ill.
Mr.-. Hurt Luttrell has- gone to S.
attle for another operation on her
Miss Mndelon McCoy ■•-.,.
attle Saturday to he with Mrs. Liit
trell for a few days and to visit nth •>•
The Batty family on the Guy Stage
place are all sick with the flu.
Mi - .Toe Coons was also a passeti
cer on Xo. 1 Saturday for Seattle] to
ho crone a week or ten days.
Mr. Storks has returned from Cali
frmia. hut stayed over in Seattle for
the Skookum meeting, which was h'ld
there this week.
Guy Staa-e went to Seattle Tetis<lay
to he ijone a week or so.
Mr. and Mis. Ed. I!ruyette took
Sunday dinner with Mr. and Mr-.
•T. A. Warmi n Is in Seattle this
,'■■■• Skookum meetintr.
Mr. and Mrs. TTomrr Cilhrrt and
chndren returned Sunday from Pry
den where they have r>oen spending
several days with Mr. n-^d Mr-. Toel
Miss Grace ' . . .■•,■•■
A bahy hoy was hoTi Sunday morn
|intr. Feb. •- to Mr. and Mrs. George
Bemi Co^art and family have
moved to Ential Mi nnd Mrs. Xich
| nlsor ■■''i ornpy the hou?e varated
| by them.
Mi's Wilma Kirby -ra- hoftess to
her hiph school frien'!' at a Valen
*:-<- party Friday even'n?. The vai
frtin^ idea was carried out in decora
tions and amusement' throughout the
|2.00 PER "i i' \i:
ATTACK IS MADE
ON WATER DISTRICT
w \M PEBH \»l l\ \M> rt'U I 1
AGREEMENT DECI Mil l> M 1.1
VXD VOID in i hi: COI'RT
BEBCHGR COMPL VIS Wi
S.P.Beecher of Peshastin, has a>kp.i
the Chelan county superior court to
restrain the Poshastin irrigation dis
trict from carrying out an agreement
entorod into with the Ick-lr irrigation
district for the purpose of taking over
a part of tho letter's water riphts and
Ho also asks for a restraining 1 or
der preventing tho county treasurer
from collecting an assessment levied
in pursuance with this agreement.
Boochor alleges that he is the bwn<>r
of 46 acres under the Peshastin irri
gation district, also that he is presi
dent and principal owner of th< Snow
Crook Water company, holding a wa
ter right on Snow creek for which the
Peshastin irrigation district offered
¥40,000 June 10.1010. which otr<>r was
He further alleges thai on October
21. 1919, the Teshastin irrigation dis
trict voted a hond of $100,000 and
made an agreement with the Icioli
district to rebuild and extend the hit
ter's system so that it will have a ca
pacity of 7. cubic feet per second, of
which "0 foot are to belonir to Peshii?
tin and 15 feet for the Icicle. This
work will cost Peshasttn district S.'O,
--000 and Includes the huildinjr of a new
syphon across the Wenatchep river.
In carrying out this agreement an
assessment has already been made of
?2.. r.O an acre against Beechi ' land
as well as others in the Peshastin dis-
ovpTiincr Places were laid for 22 at
n heart dccoratr.! table, vlion pineap
ple slirrb.'t. cake and ehocolati ■■ ■ 'c
Mr. and Mrs. Ward MeCumby have
moved to Cashmere. The property
ivlioit they have been living ha.« been
sold to T. M. Jones.
Mrs. Forbs is spendinp several
'ays !n SpattV.
Mr. M. F. Gilbert left for l^ivpi-
<=ide Tuesday, \rliern they have pur
chased property. Mrs. Gilbert will
Mrs. Warmati left Wednewla: to
ion her husband 'n Peattli
Mr. nnd Mr=. Mohrinway
Loo Young and his mother. Mrs.
Will Younir, left for Seattle Ti day
for a short visit
Mr. ■>•■■' Mr-. Cray and family liave
returned from Wpnati • where they
visited for several days.
Charley Wn^ht was in Wenatci ■
TT. TI H":*: 1 - of Vancouvi r, ha p
y. . p, . ■'. •,.• -.. ■ -
nnn. Thi y have taken pos.^i -
Mrs. Fred Sherman and da I
Caroline, are Wsitine !n Wenatohi
Mr. and Mrs. Hobson, acoompanii"-'
' \ Mrs, ffobson's motl •r, n I :
rla from an exti nded
,i. .I,^ f> a .. ... tatpg.
In Rail Merger
St. Paul, Minn. IVb. 17.—Mitpt uf
the I pal Northern. Northern Pacific
anil Burlini railroaila into one
_■■•■..•■ tintnl system, short
ly after government control la relin
quished this month, was forecast in
hiph railroad circles horn today. It
is reported that the mercer is being
planned along linos conceived by the
late James J. Hill.
by Jami ' H " • •
■ ' •' ■ ■ •
• ■ wouUl not !■ ■•■•'■ ■ ■
The thr**** roads have a combined
milrairr of 27.000. '■ has been stated
hero that the reason for th«» mcrurr
is to taVr« can of $400,000,000 in R'ir
linsrton hondf which fall (hie in 1021.
H. A. Franklin . • •■ • • •
to MS, I ■ .. ■ ■ • fit ;>■' i
Don't forget the Hallowell Musical
Company, at Scenic Thnatrf-, Thurs
day. Man h 4tl followed by dance.