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Wenatchee Valley if You Haven't Been to the Vale of Cashmere Situated in the Very Heart of the Fruit Belt, Twelve Miles Up the River from Wenatchee on the Line of the Great Northern Road $575.00 Will Buy 4 Lots 100x120 feet Corner King and Alaska streets. Level land, good soil. $295 Cash, $140 July 30, 1907, $140 April 30 1908. Walter AL Olive NOTICE I have changed my office and am now located in the new Columbia Valley Bank building, and I here by extend a hearty invitation to the general public to call on me at my new office and get acquaint ed. I want your business, and I shall put forth every honorable ef fort and use my best endeavor to win your confidence, so that I may be able to co-operate with you in a way that will prove both pleasant and profitable to all parties con cerned. I have no desire to take advantage of any one and realize the fact that my success or failure depends upon my ability and will ingness to do the right thing with those who intrust their business with me. I am here to stay and earnestly solicit your patronage. Daniel Gensinger The East Wenatchee Land Man. New Columbia Valley Bank Build ing. WENATCHEE, WASH. The Royal Neighbors of America Will organize Wednesday evening at 8 o'clock at Bower hall. All ladies Interested are Invited to attend. Police Court Blotter. Frank West and his friend, John Finley tampered with strange fire water—looked on it when it was crimson. Judge Palmer said five dol lars and costs, grand total $7.60. Frank and John are working to en hance the beauty of Wenatchee's streets. Increases Telegraph Rates. SPOKANE, April I.—Manager A. D. Campbell of the Western Union Telegraph company was advised to day of a new scale of telepraph rates to go into effect today on the Pacific coast. The new scale increases the rates for night messages in some cases over 30 per cent. In cases where the night rate, un der the old scale was 40 cents, the new rate will be 50 cents. In cases where the old rate was 30 cents the new rate will be 40 cents. Manager Campbell stated today that the night rate business of the company only constitutes about 1 % cent of all its business. Manager Fletcher of the Postal Telegraph company stated today that he has not been advised of any change in the rates charged by his company. RUEF TRIAL AT ONCE. No Response From Final Appeal to Supreme Court of the State. SAN FRANCISCO, April I.—On the eve of his trial on the charge of extorting $28,000 from French res taurant keepers of this city, which is to be begun tomorrow morning be fore Judge Dunne in the superior court, Abraham Ruef today asked the supreme court of California to free him from the custody of Elisor Biggy and order him into the charge of the sheriff, whom Judge Dunne dismissed on the ground of personal interest. The court took no action. Ruef, by his attorneys, Messrs. Shortridge, Ach, Fairall and Murphy, filed in the higher court an applica tion for a writ ct habeas corpus so extensive in allegations, arguments and citations of authorities that is occupies 21 typewritten pages and Fruit Farms We Have Some of the Very Best Fruit Lands in the Entire Wenatchee Valley. We Want You to See Them A Veritable Little Paradise For a Home Soil, Climate, Range for stock, plenty of good water, and tim ber, all in a valley of exquisite beauty. 20 Acres In on°-year-old tr es, ideal location, one mile from town Sightly, good water-right, and Al soil. This is a bargain $9,500 $6, O O O Stock Ranch WE HAVE OTHERS—Write us, or phone, and we guarantee to show something of interest to you if you want a home or investment Burbank & Amos braces 62 sub-divisions. He asks to be discharged from the custody of the elisor on reasonable bail and to be then ordered into the custody of the sheriff, and that pend ing the hearing of this petition an order of the court be made directing the elisor to permit, any one person at a time to be admitted and talk with, him within reasonable hours, and to permit any person to visit him upon written order of his attorneys, and to permit him to consult freely and openly with his attorneys outside of the hearing of Elisor Biggy and his guards. The supreme court took no action upon the application today, not even issuing an alternative writ. The trial of Ruef on the extortion charge is, unless the program be ab ruptly changed at the last moment, to be actually begun in Judge Dunne's department of the superior court at 10 o'clock tomorrow morn ing. It is estimated by counsel that 10 days, or even two weeks will be given up in getting a jury. Attorneys Shortridge, Fairall, Ach and Murphy will appear for Ruef, Ach being au thority for the statement, made to night, that no additional counsel will be engaged. STRIKE SITUATION CLEARS Chances for An Agreement Between Railroads and Employes CHICAGO, April I.—The railway employes in the train service of the western railroads have reduced their demands to a nine-hour work day, and the government officials who came to Chicago last week to bring about a peacable adjustment of the threatened strike are working hard to overcome that obstacle. Commis sioners Knapp and Neill held an al most continuous session today with the general managers and the repre sentatives of the trainmen and con ductors. The men today signified their willingness to accept the wage increase offered by the railroads if the managers would grant the de mand for the nine-hour day. The labor delegates declared that the wage increase asked for was a minor consideration, but that they could not face their constituents without se Buys 15 acres of the best land a little farther up, 2V? miles from town on Wenatchee river. 7 acres in hve year-old orchard of Spitzenberg, Jonathan and Winesap apples. 5 acres in one-year-old trees, and balance under cultivation. Al water-right 1-3 Cash. Terms on Balance 320 acres. Range, alfalfa fields, fruit, 1,000,000 feet of timber, good buildings and a money-maker at $1 0,0 o o Cashmere, Washington curing improvements in the work ing conditions. Railroads yesterday announced a secret canvass just completed among their employes showing a strong sen timent against calling a big strike and in favor of accepting the wage offer of the roads. The announce ment was made to federal commis sioners who are attempting to bring about a settlement, of. the dispute. It may have an important bearing on the peace negotiations. Machinists May Join In Strike. TOPEKA, Kan.. April I.—That the machinists are likely to join in the contemplated strike of the con ductors and trainmen became appar ent tonight, when J. P. Buckalow, third vice-president of the Interna tional Association of Machinists, stated that the machinists would join in the strike on all the forty roads of the southwest. According to Bucka low, the machinists desire a shorter working day with better pay. Ed Ferguson, our mammoth min ion of the law, has had a game of hide-and-seek all to himself today. In another column we make reference to the errors of two backsliders, sur named West and Finley, who sat urated themselves with firewater and held Bacchanalian revel in our streets. Their reform process, at the hands of Judge Palmer, included certain menial servitude. Ferguson left his charges with Sam Sumner for a short time, and Sam, with char acteristic benovolence, told them to go. over to the Cottage hotel and eat something. They are going yet— somewhere. Marshal Ferguson has secured a mouse-trap and a dark lan tern, and wil conceal himself behind the ash-barrel in the rear of Max well's poolroom tonight, and pull off a fancy Hawkshaw stunt. "The Spinsters' Return" at the opera house Monday night. Don't miss seeing what home talent caD do. Watch for the local hits! May Turn Sloane Loose. WALLA WALLA, April I.—Sid ney Sloane received a visit from his • mother, Mrs. Sloane of Spokane, yes- For investors We desire to call attention to the following prices, with conditions as good as only a little farther back. And if you buy one of our bar gains you cannot miss it. Here's a Good One 3 blocks from the P. 0., 3-rooms, lathed and plastered house, $SOO. Location almost worth it. We have an ext°nsive list of both city and ranch property. Call in and see us. GRANT & COX 14% Wenatchee aye. Phone 842. BARGAINS 5-room house, plastered, bath room, closets, only 2 minutes walk from the postoffice. Worth $1800. Price ......... ....$1,400. 3 lots close in, best residence district, for a few days only at $650. $250 cash balance 9 and 18 months. I have several choice pieces of acreage at prices that will sell them. If you are looking for a bar gain better see me. Chas. F. Brown, Rosenberg Block. terday, the second since Lis confine ment in the penitentiary here. She said before her departure (or home last night that she intended to return shortly and make an effort to secure the release of her son.