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mi inn hik mi THE RAPID TRANSFORMATION OF LAND IN TICS VALLEY AND THE APPRECIATION OF VALUE SIMILAR TO MINING EXCITE MENT. Many people in this valley have spent months in boom mining camps, where strikes have been made, new locations filed on and fortunes made in a day. A man who is familiar with the operations in a boom min ing camp said that the present activ ity in irrigated lands in this valley this spring reminded him very much of a mining camp. He cited as an illustration the his tory of one large tract. Within the past nine months Talbott & Conner sold a 160 acre tract near George Farwell's place west of the city. This tract sold for $100 per acre, or $16,- 000. These purchasers sold off the erica is the best Alarm Clock made for the money. Only $1.00. The "Alternating" will not allow you sleep. Only $1.50 Remember, we duplicate prices of any catalogue house. HOWARD THOMAS The Jeweler Graduate Philadelphia Optical College. "There is a tide in the affairs of men which, taken at the flood, leads on to fortune; omitted, all the voyage of life is lost in shoals or shallows" The tide is now at its flood in the town of Malaga. You can get lots now for $60 each which must increase 100, 200, 500 and 1000 fold. You can buy now cheaper than you can ever buy again. Five years ago Quincy was the size of Malaga. It now has several hundred inhabitants. Five years ago Cashmere was a mighty small place. It now has five hundred inhabitants. Five years ago Wenatchee was less than half its present size. FIVE YEARS HENCE Malaga, with its rich fruit land back of it, ought to be larger than either Cashmere or Quincy are at the present time. You Are Getting in on the Ground Floor If You Purchase Now I. M. Derifield, WENATCHEE TOWNSITE OWNER MALAGA the wenaWIII BiiLV tract in 10, 20 and 40 acre subdivi sions for $200 an acre. George S. Lee secured one of these 40 acre tracts and after planting it to trees he has about completed the sale of all of the land at from $600 to $800 per acre. These sales all have been very reasonable and leave a big mar gin for appreciation in values to the new purchasers. This is but the his tory of one large tract, and hundreds of others could be cited, showing the same marvelous appreciation in val ues. BRIEFS OF THE NORTHWEST Margaret McDonald, oldest daugh ter of Mrs. P. J. McDonald, of Butte, died Monday morning of ptomaine poisoning as a result of eating a sau sage given her by a butcher. Found Dead in Butte. The body of an unknown man was found dead at the bottom of the stairs of a lodging house in Butte, Mont., Wednesday, by police officers, at 5 o'clock in the morning. The man was drinking the night before and it is presumed that on going to his lodging house he fell down stairs, and died from the effects of his in juries. Lunatic Leaps from Cliff* I Constable O'Brien has brought to Kalispell William Fallam, who, it is believed, is insane. Fallam leaped from a lofty cliff near Jennings, se siously injuring himself about the ; head and shoulders. He will prob ably be sent to Warm Springs. Hill Remembers Whitworth. The donation of $25,000 to Whit worth college at Tacoma, which was announced early in the year, the name of the donor being kept secret at that time, was from James J. Hill, the railroad magnate, according to the announcement by President Kroe ke. A like sum has also been se cured by the institution from An drew Carnegie. Quarantine Station Hurned. j The Portland quarantine station, near the county poor farm, southwest of the city, burned Wednesday after noon. The main building and a shed are a total loss. He Was a Pioneer. J. J. 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Miss Jessie Malloy, an athletic young woman of Portland, Oregon, ANNOUNCEMENT The Judges for the Prize Essay Contest now be- *- ing conducted by the Bankers' Reserve Life Insur ance Company in this city are: H. 0. Stechhan Prof. A, L. Brown * * Rufus Woods Their decision will be published on April First. Geo. 0. Brewster, Mg'r. Columbia Valley Bank Bldg. Wenatchee, Wash. > delivered to Patrolman O'Brien on Wednesday night a young man ac cused of theft whom she had cap tured after an exciting chase. The prisoner, whose name is P. J. Will iams, is being held in the city jail on a charge of larceny. According to Miss Williams he stole a pocket book containing $77.50. Williams pleaded entire ignorance of the charge. Robber Wells Confessed. Claud V. Wells, who was arrested some weeks ago in Tacoma, for par ticipating in the east side bank rob berv at Portland, Ore., on Thursday, made a complete confession at Port land. In consideration of his being instrumental in securing the return of part of the stolen money he was sentenced to an indeterminate im prisonment in the penitentiary for from one to seven years. "Wells claims that he was not with the ones who robbed the bank, but stood outside and was given $5,100 for his'serv ices. Notice, Women of the Woodcraft. There will be a special meeting held Monday evening, March 29, for the purpose of initiation and ballot ing. 3-2 7 By the Clerk. Several thousand dollars to loan on approved city and farm property. J. A. Gellatly. ••• E. E. Bowersox returned from Cashmere yesterday.