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BEST ADV. MEDIUM VOL. 111. NO. 191. , THEY SAY I That Ed Russell, like other retired j Matinee Idols, continues to receive, each year a free consignment of the j season's rag time from the music j houses. Wenatchee's actor of earlier days j denies the report that he is related to Lillian Russell. That Wenatchee is about to be en- f shrined in the amber verse of a local, song writer, and will be honored j with a place in the ballads of the Northwest. The young lady composer is just i SAVINGS ACCOUNTS Largest Capital of any Bank in Xorth Central Washington Capital $100,000, Oldest Bank in North Central Washington Established 18i)2 Columbia Valley Bank THE GUARANTEE FUND LIFE ASSOCIATION OF TACOMA, WASHINGTON As Permanent as The Pyramid. Buy a Home Site in GRAND VIEW Easy Terms"*sso Down and $10 a Month Wenatchee Realty and Invest ment Company TO-NIGHT —Michel's Horseshoe Theatre, Hart & Mack, fore most Irish Black Face and Hebrew Comedians First Appear ance in Wenatchee. Greatest show for same Price 15 and 25c HJcmxtdjce Sails World about to publish the song in ques tion. The real estate men are adver tising on the covers. They are quhe willing that the public should sing Wenatchee's praises. That turning sheet music with one hand and counting a patient's pulst with the other —writing prescrip tions to a rag-time accompaniment, as it were, is a bewildering experi ence. If you don't believe it, ask ! Doc McCoy. Beware, Doc, of Housemaid's knee! That Billy Simmons, known to fame as "The Authorities," is hav ing an animal tamer's own time of it with the prisoner jailed last week A savings Account in this old, strong bank is a good investment, available on short notice in time of need and perfectly safe. THE WENATCHEE DAILY WORLD, WENATCHEE, WASHINGTON, MONDAY, FEBRUARY, 3, 1908. 1 for "sassing" the court. The recalcitrant rogue, among I other eccentric escapades, flooded the I boudoir of Hotel de Webb with wa- Iter, to the consternation of the other ' ; jail birds. This is the same man who, a few ; j weeks ago, endeavored to strike up : \ a fast flirtation with Big Mary, the j Indian Lady, by tempting her with ! strong drink. | The license book in Auditor God-' : frey's office does not indica.e that the | Leap Year Girls are seizing either [opportunity or men; | Is it to be inferred that the home • grown biped, "raised from a colt," j 'in this valley does not find favor? ! | History shows that women, from j Cleopalra down (or up), have pre ferred to tamper with a rara avis from the land of the outer barbar ians. The lid being on the whole town skated on the ice yesterday. ' That the New York State Delega tion to the Republican National Con vention has side-tracked Thomas C. Piatt and Chauncey Depew— Shattered idols both. "An Inspiration," says a Chicago paper, "is the sudden recollection of a man who will stand for a touch." i The Filipinos murdered Anna Hahn, an American girl, teaching school on the Island of Luzon. A Xew York man who had his back broken has been supplied with three rubber vertebrae; he will prob ably enter politics where an elastic backbone comes in handy. ! The Tacoma police have found a crazy man who insists on sleeping in j the henhouse with the chickens. He is probably a victim- of Stup rous Pugetsoundus—or he may have, been merely hiding from the Leap I Year blockade runners. That anyone wishing a copy of the new "Washington Booster Book" can get it by sending 11 cents to the Secretary of State at Olympia. That the adopted anthem of the local lodge of Elks, entitled "We'll Go Dry When the Sea Goes Dry," was rendered with eminent succc-st on the Everett Expedition. That the "Best People on Earth" regret old Nebuchadnezzar could not 'have lived to join on their recent nil grimmage: lie would have been right in his glory. I That a Waterville dispatch says the steam laundry there has received a new "Mangle Machine." "Manglin" things is about all the fun a laundry .nan g: *s onjt of this world, and we can't see why he a labor-saving device to spoil his good time. I That th 3 traveling evangelist who heat the devil out of Wenatchee has carried his campaign to Waterville. The Wasiiington Star's "Picture, Gallery" says: "Representative Cushman of Wash.. Excels at the game of "Kibosh," He is better than most Ar serving a roast. And that is no josh, by Gosh!" That a Tacoma advertising head line read, "We've Got Your Under- j wear"—• That during the present cold spell; such practical jokes are liable to re- 1 suit disastrously. That it would be a rank injustice to accuse the Malaga politicians of Gerrymandering in asking the crea tion of a new voting precinct. That under the new session laws it is forbidden to catch trout In Che- j lan waters between April 1 and June 110. j ! Disciples of Isaac Walton will do, 'well to paste this information on the I lids of their bait cans. That Aunty Race-Suicide says We natchee will be a city of many thou sands in a few years. That every little bit helps. That a Sound publication repro duced portions of a recent article in ' the Daily World, entitled "Our Soci ety Acrobats." j New York is not the only matropo j lis the doings of whose Four Hun- f dred furnishes gossip for the rabble. That \z looks as if Hughes, Cor telyou et al mean to give Big Bill a i run for his money. That a fakir named "Credo" mes merized the Yakima Easy Ones> and departed with a scuttle of their lucre: he told 'em he could magnetize a dol lar with a mystic charm that would make other dollars rusn up and stick ,to it. He did —and when ducked with the pot. The winner in the missing word contest is MISS BRIDGET CUNNINGHAM. Get busy and send in the an swers; there are only a few days more to get the dollars. The first correct answer gets the dollar. Next prize will be awarded Wednesday evening. MALAGA ASKS j j NEW PRECINCT Too Many Voters Concealed in Brush. Smaller Precinct Will Coax j • Em Out. Malaga residents have laid a peti- I tion before the County Commission ers, asking that Malaga and environs ; be separated from the Columbia pre l einct and placed in a voting precinct !by itself. 1 "As it is," said F. E. Kingsbury,: ; who, with W, G. Perry is engineering s | the undertaking, "perhaps 75 or 100 ' j voters who reside in various locali- I ties remote from the voting places 1 i never get around on election day. !Our plan is to lop a section of terri "' tory off Cilumbia, Wenatchee and ■ | Clockum precincts, and form one of ' ■ our own about ten miles square. This j will enable all voters living in the ! proposed district to get out and vote ' and get home again without the loss I of the time required under the pres lent arrangement." I I The county commissioners, advised >J by Attorney Crass, will take up the | proposed new precinct division at 1 j their next' meeting. ; CITY CAN SUE ! j FOR POLL TAX Wenatchee's Head Tax Ordinance Win Now He Enforced.— Pay Up. . You can either pay your poll tax of two dollars now or become the defendant in a civil suit in which Wenatchee will be the plaintiff. So the Supreme Court has said. Wenatchee's recent Poll Tax Ordi-!. nance is constitutional, but the Su-i preme Court says that action to en-j, force collection of such taxes shall be by civil suit only—that the constittt- ; tio.i of the United States inhibits im prisonment for failure to pay taxes. . Chief of Police Ferguson will soon j begin the collection of the poll tax, and such people as refuse will ire pro ceeded against by the .city. Way Up in Waterville. The lease of the Globe hotel has been sold to Mrs. J. F. Eustus, who has been manager-of the Farmers'; Restaurant for some time. ( Special meetings are being held at the Methodist church by Rev. Mr. , Glasscock of Cincinnati, Ohio. He is ' assisted by the local pastor. Rev. F. B. Utter, and Professor and Mrs. Ginn Orville Connors, the young man : who has caused so much trouble and excitement to Douglas-county, added ' ! one more item to his career recently, jlt will be remembered that he was . j arrsted for horse stealing and the '. night befire his trial came off dug ' [ through an inner wall into another 1 [compartment and escaped. He was ' arrested at Newport, but got out ' there. He was finally arrested by Deputy Abe Brown at Cheney, and ' j brought back. The other night, it is ; said, he split up a table into kindling i wood, put it on the bed and then 1 set fire to it. Luckily it was seen jin time to be put out without do-j' ing any material damage. WHERE THEY ARE ALL "AT" World's Wireless Reports from Yari i ous Out-of-Town Sojourners. f ! I (By Maccaroni Wireless to Daily World.) I Soap Lake, Feb. 3, 2:30 p. m.— World championship pool contest be- j l tween O. B. Fuller and Frank Reeves i running full blast; tremendous ex- 1 citement among populace and spe cial police nrcessary to keep order J Beting heavy. Under Soap Lake it'ir>s conteb ant.? are obliged to sub s;itute hard iioiled eggs for pool : balls; Fußer got a bad egg and fell j behind. Later —Reeves lost his chalk and Fuller wins. i Seattle, Feb. 3. 3 a. x.—Mike Whalen, on: of the survivors of the Wenatchee-} 1 : .erett Elks disaster, was discovered In he barber shop of the Hotel Butler this morning disguised as a barb'r. He started a row by trying to singe the hair of a man who wore a wig. Omak, Feb. 3.—Arthur Dexter, i Wenatchee's romantic actor, with his world-famous aggregation of "Moon Wenafchee Theatre To-Night, February 3. 9-Big Vaudeville Acts-9. With Moving Pictures. Prices this Night Only: Children 20c. Adults 40c ! shiners," appeared in his own produc tion, "Mucho Malo," in the loft of jthe City Livery last night. The flo-! < , ral tributes were various and sudden, j Los Angeles, Feb. 3.—Frank Sche-j ble, laic mayor of Wenatchee (where 1 is Wenatchee?) is talking politics I (in his sleep) at a local hotel. Goosetown, Perm., Feb. 2. —A tall,; distinguished looking foreigner, who speaks a language not intelligible to i the good people of this community, was picked up by the police on the vil lage green yesterday afternoon. In the man's pockets was found a visit ing card, reading, "Dave Stein, Capi talist. Wenatchee, Washington." Rand-McNally's atlas shows Wenat chee to be the name of a tribe of Indians in Central Washington. The chief of this tribe will be communi cated with. San Bernardino, Feb. 3.—A dis patch from Bath Beach says that Ira D. Edwards of Wenatchee, Wash., is basking in the shade of the swelter ing palms, munching ripe pineapples and flirting with a sixteen-year-old Spanish mesiiza. Go to it, Ira! i San Francisco, Feb. 3. —Padre Co lin, who was "double-crossed" in Wenatchee last April is at large in this city. Frigid Peak, Alaska, Feb. 3.—Re port reached here from Iceberg can yon yesterday that C. S. Crider of Wenatchee, Wash., had discovered a nugget as big as a bath tub. Sev eral of the city's tin-horn deadbeats are already writing Mr. Crider a,nd asking for "touches.' Everett, Feb. 3.— W. S. Gehr and Cliff Griggs will return to Wenatchee as soon as the latter's feet get well. He is slowly improving. Why Not? Several of the ranchers are talk ing of sending down to Wenatchee to obtain steel rails to use in clear ing their remaining acres of the sage brush that abounds thereon in profusion, the land to be cultivated and set out to apples. When the rails have thus served their purpose they propose them as a starter for the building of a railroad up the We natchee Valley.—Methow News. GOsNOHS GOT '• ! LOOSE AGAIN Slippery Jailbird Again Eludes Vigi lance of Waterville Guard and Escapes.—ls Caught. Constable Simmons, returning to day from Waterville, says that young Connors, the 2 0-year-old horse thief, who has been confined in the Doug las County jail, picked the padlock ' on the jail door and escaped yester-! day. The fugitive juvenile horse thief was trailed by Sheriff Logan to \ an old slaughter house near Water- j ville, where he was discovered con-: cealed among some old lumber up in the attic. The escaped prisoner had wrapped his feet in old gunny sacks, and was fully prepared for a long march over the frozen snows of the uplands. Being unarmed, he surrendered without resistance at the approach of the sheriff. His plan was to remain in hiding until after nightfall, and then clear out. This is the third time Connors has escaped from jail, and been recap tured. | Phillips Sells His Ranch.* S. W. Phillips, the veteran Yukon i operator, sold his W r enatchee ranch today to D. W. Jones of Seattle. Mr. j Jones, who paid $11,000 for his new i l property, will take possession March I ' Ist. J The zero weather has made skat- I i ing a most popular pastime for the I past few days. An interesting game j of hockey v»i\s played by some of the j ' experts on ice skates near the docks ( i yesterday. .Cashmere Mention. The new school house is being plastered. The steam heating plant has been started, and now warms both the new and old school build-; ings. Dorn's new building is being used \ every night this week by the Beeson Bros, for their novelty show and the sale of Quaker remedies. Little Vivian Wiseman died Thurs- ; , day of typhoid fever. Funeral serv i ices were held at the Presbyterian i church at 2 p. m. Saturday. Six of I her little girls friends, members of the same Sunday school class, acted as pallbearers. Interment was made in Cashmere Cemetery. She was j about 12 years old. READ TKE WANT ADS. FIVE CENTS PERCOPY. MAY BRING TEST CASE City and County in Dispute as to Which Shall Support City Paapers. r «, The old quarrel between the city of Wenatchee and the County 01 Che lan as to which of these political bodies shall support the poor within the limits of Wenatchee is again be coming acute. Three successive attorneys gene ral of Washington have given an opinion that, since the city pays a general tax into the country treas ury, paupers living in the city should be cared for at the county's expense. : Prosecuting Attorney Crass has ad vised the county commissioners against this, and it looks as if a test case started by the county board will be carried to the courts for ad judication. LOCAL MENTION Mrs. Philip Leonard, who has been spending a week iv Seattle, re turned home yesterday. Mrs. Peter Wheeler, who has been spending two weeks in town, return ed to her home on Wheeler Hill yes terday. J. M. Jordan of Savoy, 111., who is looking over the west, with a view to purchasing, has been the guest of P. S. Darlington for the past week. Mr. Jordan has been all over California, in the Hood River, Ore., country and in other fruit sec tions, but is greatly impressed with this valley. He left for Seattle to day, where he will visit relatives. Thomas Hallett of Mobile, Ala., is a recent arrival in Wenatchee. He comes from the sunny south to study fruit culture in this famous valley. Mrs. John Gellatly of Fairbury, Xeb., who has been spending the past three months with the famiiv of Judge Snell of Tacoma, arrived yesterday to spend a week at the heme of Mrs. S. E. dishing on Penn sylvania avenue. This morning the younths and maidens of school age wended their wa> to their respective seats of 1< aiming either jubilantly or deject edly; there was no "go between" mood. Either there was happiness over another grade won or sadness because failure to pass was the in evitable. Every parent should show interest enough in his offspring to ascertain the reason his children were not promoted; the right sort of encouragement and help now may be the making of a bright and am bitious future for those in tender years. SOCIETY (Editor's Phone 1131.) Mr. and Mrs. Guy Browne enter tained the members ofthe Saturday Night. Whist Club in their suite of rooms in the Columbia Valley Bank building. The members of this en joyable club are: Messrs. and Mes dames J. Seaman, Wildberger, Wal ter M. Olive, Guy "Browne. Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Trimble enter tained a few friends at dinner Sat urday evening at, their~ new home on Orondo avenue. After dinner the guests amused themselves at I bridge whist. | Mrs. M. O. Tibbits left yesterday ! afternoon for a short visit in Seat tle. Miss Mildred Wyman, who has been visiting in Sound cities for the past month, will return today. ( Mr. C. E. Owen left on Saturday j night for a few days in Seattle. I Mr. and Mrs. Percy Scheble re— ; turned yesterday from Seattle, | where they have been for the past week. 1 Mrs. Philip Leonard, who has been visiting in Seattle for the past week, returned home yesterday. Jos. A. Graham of Aberdeen, Grand Master of I. O. O. F., was in the city last evening on his way to Okanogan, where he goes to insti tute a new lodge of I. O. O. F. Are You Stung? Taxes are due, — A blighting fragment of informa tion which Treasurer Buttles is handing through the mail in dismal yellow postal cards. Pay up before March IS and get a rebate. After June 1 pay interest. How would you like to live in the interior Chinese provinces and pay 10 per cent taxes on an inflated val uation of your property. America for low taxes and good government, after all.