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WENATCHEE DAILY WORLD
VOLUME I.—NO. 159. COMMISSIONERS GET THROUGH MUCH WORK Complete Their Regular Quarterly Session This Afternoon—Most Im portant Work Done Provides for the Building and Improving Roads. Ccunty commissioners Ed Hiunman. of CaFhmere Conrad Hose, of Wenat chee and J. A. MeAithur. of Entiat, who have been in session lor the past three days at the courthouse, complet ed their labors Thursday afternoon. A large mount of business lias been tran sacted at this Bession, the most impor tant being that relating to improve ment of county roads. The request of H. C. Peters to make an addition of lour aeiee to the city of Leavenworth was approved. The name of the new addition to the little city is to be known as tbe Leavenworth Hardens. John Kulh?. of Cashmere. filed a, plat of 30 acres of fruit land ' near Cashmere to he known as the Cashmere fruit hinds John Carlyle, of Eutiut. was given the contract to repair the Columbia liver road. The estimate submitted by Mr. Carlyle is $1.50 per cubic yard for solid rook, 50 cents per cubic yard for loose rock work, 20 cents per yard for earth and $'5 for repaiting the road at Bird's gulch. The auditor was instructed to advertise lor bids tor work on the Red Mountain state real. The Chelan Falls Ferry company was granted a license to operate a fer ry ou the Columbia nver at Chelan Falls. S. P. Beecher was appointed a jus tice ot the peace at Cashmere. W. 11. Covington and othera resid ents of the village apnenred before tiie commissioners this morning and ask ad that a connty road b9 surveyed there. Tne request was granted and the surtey ordered. The question of repairs to 'the court hoase was discussed by the commiss ioners who will order a number of re pairs made to the building-• The por tico in front of the building will be re paired or lemoved entirely and pro vision made for a clerk's office. The business of the count* is growing so rapidly next year there will no longer be room for the clerfc in the offioe of the oounty auditor. Heavy Snow in the East DES MOINES, Jan 4—Snow which has been falling steadily for the past 24 hours has almost blockaded lowa railroads iand suowplows are workiDg day and right to keep tue lines open. All trains are late. LA CROSSE Wis., Jan. 4.—A snowstorm, the heaviest of the winter, is causing delay to all passenger trains today. Trains from Chicago are from fhiee to seven hours late. Tornado in Georgia ATLANTA, Ga., Jan. 4.—A report has been received here from Albany. Ga., that f» tornado swept over that town during the afternoon. A large factory was destroyed and it is feared that many persons were killed. One body lias been taken from the ruins. GUS BOBBS IS GIVEN TEN YEARS IN PRISON SEATTLE, Jan. 4 — Gas Bobbs who was captured in Seattle by Special Officer Clark three months ago on a eh rge of embezzlement oommitted iv Chicago, has pleaded guilty to the obarge and has been sentenced to a cerm of from one to ten years in tne Illinois prison at Joliet. The news reached Seattle this morn ing in a letter to Officer Clark from Bobbs. Bobbs was a trusted employe of WENATCHEE, WASHINGTON, THURSDAY JANUARY 4, 1905 Stevens Brothers, a large mercantile firm of Chicago. Several months ago he was sent to the bank with cash and checks amounting to more than $10, --000,. Instead of going to the bank he took a train and came to Seattle. He was arrested here at the Hotel Washing ton where he was living like a prince. Nearly 92600 of the cash stolen was recovered. There was taken in all |3!100 in cash. The checks stolen were left at a irug store in Chicago and were all recovered. EXPECT BIG CROWD OF FRUIT GROWERS Officers and members of the Chelan County Horticultural society are mak ing strenuous efforts to make a meet ing which is to he held in the Ellis- Ford ball, Jan is and 19, a grand success. There wiil be forenoon and after neon sessions and ranchers are invited to bring lunch and stay all day. David 11. HcGinnis from Montana will talk on cultivation and pruning of trees for fruit. Mr. MeGinnins has just purchased 400 acres near Orondo, which be will plant to apple trees in the spring. K. A. Jones, a practical finit farmer Irom Spokane, will talk to the farmers on a subject which will be announced later. The society now has over 100 memb ers and it is expeoted that many new members will be added during the coming session. The poultry show will be held in Haskell and Prowell hall ou the same dates and as many people are interest- Ed in both fiuit and poultry, a large crowd is expected. Bowlers Make Good Scores The first game between the dad* and kids was bowled Wednesday evening, the dads winning by a score of 2019 ito 1958. The individual scores for the three games were as follows: Dads—Caldwell SSI, Fen ton 429, Van Landingham 418. Rube 4:57, Cowles 404, total 2019. Kids—Franklin 384. Holderby 490, Frisbie 301, Oglivie 380, Fisher' 343, total 1958. WANT TWO NEW SCHOOL DISTRICTS A'petition praying for the granting of two new bchool distiicts in the connty have been filed in the office of Soperinteudent Rißte. The residents of the west shore of Lake Chelan ask that they be formed into a district apart from the lakeside district. The case will have a hearing the *~'?th of this month. The other petition was from residents in the vicinity of M>r ritt, who ask that a portion of the Na- Btn creek district be portioned a new school district. DEPEW IS ASKED TO RESIGN SEAT ALBANY, N. V., Jan. 4.—Senator Braokett of Saratogoa, soon after the legislature convened today, introduced a resolution demanding of Channcey M Depew his resignation as United States senator from this state. The resolution in full follows: "Since the adjournment of this sen ate of the people of the state and nat ion have been staggered by the relat ion shown to have existed for years between the Equitable Life Assurance society and Channoey M. Depew. one of the senators of the state in the Unit ed States congress. "Recognizing that these disclosures have caused a total lack of confidence in the ability of the senator named to properly represent the people in the body to which he was eleoted. "Resolved, by the senate, that Channcey M. Depew be and hereby re quested to forthwith resign bis seat iv the United Bta/es senate." HORSETHIEF ARRESTED NEAR LAKE CHELAN Deputy Sheriff Hoag Arrives in City With Louis Bigelow. a Noted Crook Whom He Delivers to the Officers From Davenport. O. A. Heap, of Chelan, deputy sheriff for the northern pait of the county, arrived in the city today with I Louis Biselow, a horse thief badly wanted in Douglas, Lincoln and Spo i kane counties. On his arrival in We- natehee Bigelow was turned over to Deputy Sheriff J. J. lukster, of Daven port, who left for Lincoln ooonty with bis prisoner on the night train. Bige low will te tried in Davenport on Ids arrival and it is expected will receive a number of years in Walla Walla as Ia warciag to other membets of his . profession. Eijelow was caught hy Sheriff lloaL' ; day before yesterday as he was inak- I iog his way into the hills about Luke ' Ohelan to hide at tlie home of his pa r " '• cuts. Bigelow is a hard character and | a former i'lmate of Walla Walla. Woodmen Install Officers An open installation of the officers of the Modern Woodmen of America was held in the Dower hall last even ing. Folly 300 people of Wenatchee and the surronu ling country were present. After the exercises were over the guests played cards and danced. Later Id the loose present were served with an oyster sapper. The following officers were installed 'ast evening: E. W. Thomas, vener able council; Wm. Wilson, worthy advisor: Frank Palmer,, exalted hank er ; Prirce Atkinson, escort; Wm. Reed, clerk ; Dr. Kaupn and Dr. Sau ndeis, examining physicians; O. S. Stockei, manager; John O. Doty, watchman; He I man E&nmn. sentry. During the ceremonies of installat ion M Horan presi ie 1 over the meet ing. Blizzard Now Raging DULUTH. Minn., Jan. 4.—The first blizzard 6ince the terrible storm of November 27-28, in which so many ships were wrecked and a large numb er of lives lost, is raging at the head of the lakes. The weather is mild aud the snow is damp aud the principal trouble will come from delay in street cars and railroad traffic. Gigantic Land Fraud Exposed JfORTLAND, Ore.. Jan. 4. —In the land fraud trial at Salem. A. F. Kel lilter, a millionaire lomberman of Chicago, who is aceussed of forgery and fraudulently acq firing 6,000 acres of school land, the prosecution sprung a sensation this morning when the in dictment againßt H. H. Taarner, Kelhher's co-defendant, waß dismissed in order to allow him to go on the stand and testify against Kelliher. Turner made a road confession of the whole business, admitting that he had made the forgery at the instance and the full knowledge of X el 1; her, and for the purpose of turning the land over to Kelliher. He was paid $7 fox each 320 acres. Going With Bryan MANILA, Jan. 4— W. Morgan Shustex. oolleotor of customs for the Philippine Islands will accompany William Jennings Bryan on his visit to the southern islands of the group, aa the representative of the civil govern ment. Oalicano Apasible, the former president of the Filipino jnnta at Hongkone, will aooompany him as the representative of the radical party. 1 A FIVE-ROOM HOUSE ! 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