WENATCHEE DAILY WORLD
VOLUME I.—NO. 159.
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
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 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
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
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
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."
NEAR LAKE CHELAN
Deputy Sheriff Hoag Arrives in City
With Louis Bigelow. a Noted Crook
Whom He Delivers to the Officers
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
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
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
Bath room, closets and all modern
conveniences! very desirable location!
ALSO close in; houso that cannot be dupli
in the city for the money - $1800.00
Real Estate and Financial Agent
MORNING SIDE LOTS
FOR FIVE DAYS ONLY
5 2-5 Acres
3-4 mile from Wenatchee gostoffice
3 Acres in trees
2 Acres alfalfa
BOUSQUET &. HOLM
NEW BOWER BLOCK
Just Across the Street - - Watch' Us Grow
■ MANY —
We are going to give away many valuable
gifts during the coming year. Not cheap
trash, but things of real worth. Beautiful,
useful objects for the adorning of your homes
to you without costing you a single cent.
Among them are Roger's Famous Silver
wear, Smyrna and Moquette Rugs, Haviland
China, Willow Rockers, Writing Desks, Fine
Mirrors, Cut Glass,Mandolins,Guitars, Book
Cases, China Closets, Sideboards.
Come to Our Store During the Next
and receive free our book of premiums and
full particulars about our plan. We have
only a limited supply of books now, so come
early. Remember, the next eight days. Fri
day, Saturday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednes
day, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Jan.
5, 6, 8.9,10,11,12,13.
FIVE CENTS PER COPY.
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