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BEST ADV. MEDIUM AOL. in. NO. 131. In Hard Times or Good The best Investment Is a piece of choice or chard, such as I am offering in the Ferryman Tract Close in; city water; all conveniences of city, yet all the advantages of the county. Arthur Gunn Real Estate and Financial Agent Rasident Manager Wenatchee Development Co. Columbia Valley Bank Capital and Surplus Profits $115,000.00. Resources Over Half a Million Dollars. Worth of Stockholders Over $1,000,000. Established 1892 The Old Strong Sank BARGAINS I N Heaters — al l kinds On going over our stock we find that we are overstocked on heaters. We must dispose of them, so they go at $3.0 0 to $12.00. W T e have also cook stoves and ranges, carpets, rugs, etc. See our display of granite ware in our window. Duncan & Graves 30-32 Wenatchee Aye. Phone 505. We have for sale the best buy in a ten acre tract in the val- AJI in one year oH trees, choice varieties, on Wenatchee aye., 1% miles out; good house and out buildings TERMS Wenatchee Realty & investment Co. ItVnatdjcc Ifaiifi Mvvlft THE WENATCHEE DAILY WORLD, WENATCHEE, WASHINGTON, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1907. Pittsburg, Dec. 4. —William Jen nings Bryan, enroute to his home in . Lincoln, Neb., arrived here today from Washington and met his wife I and daughter, who are bound for New York, whence they will sail for ■ Europe Saturday. Mr. Bryan com mented on several of the issues treat ed in President Roosevelt s message and credited the president with intro ducing an interesting proposition la suggesting the appropriation of cam paign funds by the government. •'I hope," he said, "that it will be enacted into a law." j Mr. Bryan is strictly In accord with 'the president concerning postal say- I ings bank and guaranteed banks. TO TALK ABOUT FRUIT COMMENTS ON MESSAGE Bryan Approves Suggestion that Con gress Appropriate Campaign Funds. GOES TO PEN FOB BEATING Colville, Dec. 3.—C. J. Larson, who stood charged with having as saulted his wife with a fiatiron, was arraigned in the superior court yes terday upon a charge of assault with intent to commit a felony and was sentenced to a term in the peniten tiary not less than six months and not more than two years. FORD WAS ACQUITTED San Francisco, Dec. 4.—Tho ac quittal of Tirey L. Ford, general counsel of the United Railways, on the charge of bribery yesterday, will probably mean that Thorn well Mul lally, assistant, to the president of that corporation, will not be tried on the indictment brought against him j for bribery. Assistant District Attor ney O'Gara, in his address to the i jury in the Ford case, stated une quivocally that there was no evidence I that Mullally had any part in the al leged bribery of city officials. George Farwell of Wenatchee ar rived on the G. N, Overland last evening. Mr. Farwell is a well known fruit grower and comes upon invitation of the secretary of the chamber of commerce to assist in preparing a campaign for more atten tion and better cultivation of fruit in Snohomish county. He will be asked to address the Snohomish County Horticultural As sociation, which meets December 6.— Everett Tribune. FERRIESD GUBLY TAXED Ferries on tne Columbia River or other rivers in the state where the waterway is the boundary line be tween two counties may be held for ferry licenses in either or both coun ties, thus placing a double license This opinion is given Prosecuting Attorney J. W. Callicotte of Benton county by Assistant Attorney General E. E. Macdonald. & y ....: Spokane. Wash., Dec. 6.—One thousand prominent growers and breeders of horses, cattle, sheop and swine tn various parts of the Inland Empire of the Pacific Northwest have been invited to attend the fourth an nual convention of the Washington 1 State Live Stock Association in the assembly room of the chamber of commerce of Spokane, December 18 and 19. The convention will assem ble the morning of December 18, when, after reports by F. M. Roth rock, secretary, and L. G. Monroe, treasurer. President A. J. Splawn of North Yakima, will deliver the an nual address. The program for the afternoon follows: Address—Joseph E. Wing, Breed ers' Gazette, Chicago. "Co-operation in Breeding and Bet ter Live Stock"—Prof. H. T. French, director University of Idaho, Mos cow. "Breeders and the Fairs" —Paul Clagstone, Clagstone, Idaho. "Some Pointers about Dairy (Continued on Page Two.) SCHOOLS County Health Officer Gilchrist I states that the schools of the city may [reopen again next Wednesday. A €ull investigation as to the smallpox j scare shows that there is no further danger of the disease, and according-; Ily the school board has ordered the schools to reopen on that date. There are sorife few that criticized I the action of tire health officer in' 'dosing down the schools and the 1 i Daily World for publishing the facts ;as they existed. j Acting on the theory that "in case 'of doubt, take the safe side." the ;. schools were closed. Who shall say j l'that the action was not a proper one? MONEY IN THRESHING Mr. S. A. Pearl, an old and well known settler of the Big Bend, pass ed through Wenatchee the other day from Waterville. lie was en route to Seattle, at which place he now makes his home. Mr. Pearl is the owner of two steam threshing out fits in the Big Bend, and this fall did a threshing business amounting to $19,000, clearing therefrom a snug profit. His machines were each in operation nearly fifty days, and neit ther had a shutdown for more than a few hours excepting for two days' rain. RESULTS AT WATERVILLE Waterville, Dec. 4.—The follow ing ticket was elected here yester day: Mayor, I. M. Hunter; council men, J. D. Bonar, D. M. Fraser and C. R. Hill; treasurer, J. T. Irwin. Fire Meeting. There will be a meeting of the We natchee Fire Department at the Com mercial Club rooms at eight o'clock to-night. fl LE'iTtR UM IS New York's "Most Useful Citizen" Thanks onunercial Club of this City. D. X. Ge'• ;!>-: secretary of the We natchee C Enmereial Club, is in re ceipt of a letter from Jacob A. Riis of Sew York City, thanking the club and the town for the two boxes of applei presented to him by the club. Subsequently, more, apples were sent by the school chil lren of Wenatchee to the children of the Jacob Riis Set "Mr. D. X. Gellatly, Wenatchee Com- mercial Club, Wenatchee, Wash.: "My Dear Sir—The apples were here when I came home, and they are fine. '•Please thank the Commercial Club and thank the good town of Wenatchee very heartily from me. I had a bully good time with you, and I am passing around the apples to convince my fellow townsmen that you can beat us oh apples as well as on climate. We have still some things left that we can beat you on, but we are willing to surrender these to the town at the foot of the Cas cade mountains. My kindest regards to all the friends in Wenatchee, which, as a matter of fact, includes the whole town. Believe me, faithfully yours, 1 "JACOB A. RIIS." mm Spokane, Dec. 6. —National banks in Spokane have more cash on hand than at any period in the history of the city, according to a statement is sued at the close of business Dec. 3, in response to a call by the comptrol ler of currency. This shows their holdings in "cash and due from banks" amounted to $6,581,593.67, as against $5,356,439.16, a gain of 20 per cent, on Aug. 22, the last call before the flurry. Deposits have been reduced about $1 .iTftO.OOO in the last three months. Clearing house certi ficates, which were issued to the ex tent of more than $1,000,000, have not been added either as cash or de posits, and the Bank of Montreal and several small banks are not included. apples si.2o per dozen Chicago Dealers Writes of High Price and Compliments the Pack I Wenatchee apples are selling on | the fruit stands iv Chicago at $1.20 per dozen. Miss Myrtle Miller of this city, while packing apples this fall at the Joe Miller ranch, wrote | her name as packer on a slip of pa per and left it in one of the boxes.' She has just received a letter from ! a Chicago fruit dealer who retails I ! apples, in which he inquires about j the prices of apples in this section, I compliments the pack, and states I that these apples are selling at the above price. ORCHARD LAND CHANGES HANDS j Adam Thompson, one of the early (settlers just above Orondo, was in j town on his way to Seattle yester l day. Recently Mr. Thompson sold | I his old orchard place at a good fig-1 I ure to an eastern man, who is well i pleased with it, and on this trip to j J Waterville concluded the sale of an- j I other orchard, formerly known as the I i Howe orchard, to another eastern i | buyer. "While making my home at; i present at Seattle and Vashon Island, ' ' where I have interests," said Mr. Thompson, "I still look upon this: I Columbia river section as the finest ! place in the world for a home-site I and for acquiring an independent for jtune." Miss Helen Farrar leaves for her home in Seattle tomorrow. YOUHG PEOPLE MARRY The r.arriage of Mr. Tho3. Deri i field and Miss Mattle A. Smith was j solemnized yesterday by Rev. A. J. Adams at the Christian parsonage on I King str2ct. Both contracting parties are from Malaga, and will again take 'up their permanent residence there. READ THE WANT ADS. FIVE CENTS PER COPY. TELLS OF COLUMBIA Dr. Blalock Tells People of Wash, ington, l>. ('., of Advantages of an <>ik'ii River. j Washington, Dec. 4.—Dr. N. G. Blalock of Walla Walla, addressing i the rivers and harbors congress, dem j onstrated the remarkable fact that ! the Columbia and its confluents may [be made navigable for 1,200 miles at ; small expense. His address follow led the making public of President | Roosevelt's message in which only th* | Columbia and Mississippi rivers are mentioned of all the streams of the country. He cited the fact that only one-tenth of the irrigable lands of the country are now cultivated, yet i the railroads are inadequate to han dle the increasing traffic, so when tho other nine-tenths are reclaimed the congestion will be beyond comprehen sion, stagnating industries worse than now. He referred to 1,500,000 acres or irrigable hinds along the Columbia and Snake river valleys, from some lof which $1,200 to the acre in prod ucts is realized annually. Pacific Northwest World Center. In advocacy of improvement of the Columbia river he urged that the pro ject was not merely local, but of I world-wide importance. The Pacific ocean, he said, would be the theater jof the world's greatest dramas in time to come and that, necessarily, the Pacific northwest would be th-3 ' center of commerce of the western i world. He said that the traffic be tween the Occident and the orient i would traverse the Columbia rver, be cause t would seek the shortest route Ito the orent from this country. He 'said that he spoke not merely as an American, but as a citizen of the ; world, because believed Americans [eventually would become a light, a '. guidance and an inspiration to the : whole world. VERY COSTLY PAINTINGS Professor Crane's Elk Pictures Being Sought at High \, Prices. Prof. Crane, Wenatchee's painter of fruit, fish and animals, and whose reputation extends over the United States, is just in receipt of a letter ■offering $3,000 for one of his paint ings of elk. The World man had an opportun ity to read a letter received today from an Everett man offering $2, --500 for another of his elk pictures, while for another he has refused $10,000. I Prof. Crane is now located in the I Columbia Valley Bank building, and his room is daily being visited by in | creasing numbers of lovers of art. I For years he made a specialty of [ trout painting. More recently he has j been painting elk. For seven years he followed these animals in their native haunts in order to be able to more accurately portray them on can vas. These paintings are especially sought by Elk lodges throughout the country. SALOONTHE ISSUE North Yakima, Dec. 4.—The elec tions of last Tuesday were about an even split on tho saloon issue in tho Yakima valley. At Sunnyside and Ellensburg, where it was the burning question, the saloon tickets lost and won. respectively. In this city P. M. Armbruster, candidate of the saloon Of] le, vras overwhelmingly defeated, but the saloon b'sue was a secondary on? here. At Toppenish the busine--s : a*» ticket, representing the saloon Ifllereata, won out over the citizens* ticket.