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HOUTH CBfTKAL WASH INGTON. VOL. IV. NO. 265. bed inn n HUE IDEE HOT Alleged Investigation of Hay on Ac count of Signing Bridge Bill Given No Credence in Wenatchee —Some Knocker Who Sent False Reports to the Legislature. "Social ostracism" will probably be the verdict of the Wenatchee pub lic if it can be ascertained who has been instrumental in causing the report that Governor Hay would be investigated for signing the appro priation bill for the purchase of the Wenatchee bridge. While the free bridge bill was under consideration an anonymous writer busied himself in penning let ters to the members of the legisla ture with the evident purpose of prejudicing their minds on this question. BOAT EMPLOYEE HELD UP OIRCIJB ATTACHEEB GC TFROi fsn A. J. BROWN, A DECK HAND ON THE STEAMER OKANO GAN. A. J. Brown, who is a deck hand on the steamer Okanogan, had two thrilling experiences this morning when held up by men who are sup posed to have come into the city yes terday with the Norris & Rowe cir cus. Brown this morning was on his way to the boat, about 4 o'clock, and when near the Wenatchee De partment store corner he was con fronted by two bad looking men. who told him to elevate his hands. He did so in a hurry, and what loose change he had about him, amounting to about $4, was taken. He was then told to go. He went ud to the Tumwater and told of the robbery and then went down Palouse street, intending to go on to the boat, and when at the end of Palouse he was suddenly confronted with the same two men, who again went through him, taking his watch, chain, ring and other trinkets. Brown handed these over, but in doing so knocked down the smaller of the two holdups. A gun in the hands of the other man quelled all pugilistic inclinations on Brown's part. Officers Houser and Renn. who had been notified of the robbery, commenced an investigation and within 15 minutes of the last rob bery the holdups had been captured and the stolen goods found on them. The men are now in jail and will be given the preliminary tomorrow, after the arrival of the boat Okano gan, on which Brown is employed. The officers believe they have suf ficient evidence to send these men to Walla Walla. REVEREND ADAMS BOUGHT TRACT PAID $9.0C0 FOR TEN ACRE TRACT NORTH OF CITY, ALL PLANTED TO THREE YEAR OLD TREES. Rev. A. J. Adams yesterday pur chased from H. M. Roys a ten acre tract north of the city, paying for it 1|9,000. The tract is all planted to three-year-old trees and it is a fine tract. The selling agents were Knowles & Lucavish. ttH natchcc Daily, itlodo Comes now another report from an anonymous person that "charges of misconduct" are in course of prepar ation in Seattle against Governor Hay, alleging that he owned stock in the bridge. The report from the Wenatchee end is believed to be from some knocker of consummate gall. There is talk of a movement to be set on foot to ascertain the person or persons who thus working in the night have branded themselves as a public enemy, and to thus prevent further misrepresentation of the facts. COLUMBIA WATER BY JUNE 15 CONTRACT ON CITY WATER PLANT IS ALMOST COMPLETED —TEN DAYS' MORE WORK ON RESERVOIR. City Engineer Ward says that there is no question but what the city may be supplied with Columbia river wa ter by June 15 and possibly some days before that time. Contractors Ball & McNerney have about ten days more work on the reservoir and when that is completed, as far as they are concerned, there is no reason why pumping operations can not be commenced after that date. The Elliot Bay Iron Works of Se attle.which Is furnishing the pump ing apparatus, have the machinery at the station ready for installation at once. This should not take over ten days, and as soon as that is ready pumping can be commenced. Ball & McNerney will not have all their work completed by that time but the further work can be completed after pumping is started. The city is in hard straits now for water on account of the break In the high line. The city has been shut off from that source of supply. The city sprinkler has not been run ning for several weeks and the streets are in a fearfully dusty con dition. The lawns are suffering and the citizens generally have curtailed the use of water and everybody is looking forward to the time when Columbia river water will be avail able. WON GAME FROM NORRIS X ROWE WENATCHEE BALL TEAM TOOK TAME GAME YESTERDAY AFTERNOON BY A SCORE OF 12 TO 5. A ball game played yesterday afternoon by the Wenatchee and the Norris & Rowe teams was won by the former by a score of 12 to 5. On account of other attractions the at tendance was small and the game was featureless. J. H. Reed, of Ellensburg, is in the city, visiting friends. MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THE WENATCHEE DAILY WORLD, WENATCHEE, WASHINGTON, WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 1909. TWO FAMOUS PITCHERS OF THE CHAMPION CUBS. Edward Keuihach of the champion Chicago team has led the National league twirlem three seasons in succession In the percentage of games won In 190G his percentage was .826, in 11)07 .810, and in IWB it was .774. Mathew «on of New York was second last season with a percentage of .771 Brown of Chicago was third, while the next Chicago pitcher on the list was Overall who stood fifteenth with a percentage of .577. Manager Chance declares that Overall has improved greatly and will bold a higher record at the close of the present season. 11 WRECKING TRAIN OFF TRACK SERIES OF ACCIDENTS L.« r T NIGHT DELAYED EASTBOUND PASSENGER BETWEEN PE -BHASTIN AND LEAVENWORTH. A freight engine went off the track last night within the city limits. The wrecking train at Leavenworth was summoned, but in coming here the train ran onto a rock, which had rolled down the hill on the other side of Peshastin, and the whole train went off the track. No. 3 passenger train going west went through on time and an ex change of passengers was made by the east and west bound trains at the scene of the wreck, and No. 3 returned to this city about 11 o'clock this morning. There were a large number of peo ple at Leavenworth and Cashmere who desired to attend the Reed fu neral, and there was also a lot of floral decorations that was to come from Seattle, and the funeral was delayed on this account. The wreck caused a great deal of track to be torn up and it will be several hours yet before the damage is repaired. UNVEILING OF MON UMENT PRESIDENT TAFT ATTENDED PETERSBURG CEREMONY AND PAID A TRIBUTE TO SOLDIERS OF BOTH GRAY AND BLUE. (By Associated Press.) Petersburg. May 19.—Paying trib ute alike to the soldiers of the north and the south. President Taft today witnessed the unveiling of the heroic statue in bronze erected at Fort Ma hon on the Petersburg battlefield in memory of General Hartranft and the Pennsylvania volunteers who fell in the stubborn fighting about this out post of the confederate capital. The president coupled with every tribute to the union soldiers an eulogy of the valor of the confederates. The president declared that the battle be tween the states had to be fought and that endless good had come of it. Alta Powers and Grace Moore of Cashmere returned yesterday to their homes after attending the circus. RESPONSIBLE FOR INVESTIGATION SERGEANT DALY, FORMERLY AID TO MAJOR GENERAL WHEELER IN CTBA, WILL BE A RESIDENT OF THIS CITY. It is not generally known, but a man responsible for a great deal of national history spent last week in this city and contemplates making this valley his home. The man is Sergeant Daly, who was aid to Major General Wheeler when the latter was in command of the American troops in Cuba. It was to Daly that the credit can be given for starting the investigation on the bad meat that was furnished the army commissary by the canning companies o fthe na tion and which brought into unsavory reputation Secretary oi War Alger. Mr. Daly has now left the army and while here last week furnished a special musical act for the Wenat chee theatre. He has purchased 100 acres of land at Bridgeport and is going to plant this to orchard. Mr. Daly intends making this valley his home, however. CHAS. B. REED LAID TO REST MASONIC BODIES HAD CHARGE OF THE LAST RITES AND THE FUNERAL WAS ONE OF THE LARGEST IN COUNTY. In the death of Charles B. Reed, of Malaga, there has passed from life one of central Washington's most substantial and public spirited citi zens. In honor of his memory a large gathering from all parts of the county assembled at the Masonic hall today to perform the last sad rites connected with the burial. The funeral was in charge of the Masonic order, of which the deceased has been a member for 30 years. The members of the lodge gathered this morning at the Elk's hall. Led by the Wenatchee Military band, the members marched to the Masonic hall where the body had laid in state since early morning. The officers of the organization conducted the rites. Dr. Stevenson of the Presbyterian church pronounced a short funeral address, using for his text "The Lord is my refuge, underneath are the everlast ing arms." "Largeness of heart, largeness of C. N. DEPOT TO BE BUILT AT the it or mm City Council Last Night Granted Fran chise to Railroad Company—Gave Entiat Power Company a Franchise and Also Passed the Ordinance for Improvement of Wenatchee Avenue- The city council made history last night. There were three matters of prime importance that were finally decided upon. First, the granting of the franchise for a depot at the foot of Kittitas street; second, the granting of the franchise to the En tiat Power company; third, the pass ing of the Wenatchee avenue im provement ordinance. The representatives of the Great (Northern appeared before the coun cil and asked for the withdrawal of the petition for the vacation of lower Orondo avenue, giving as a reason that it has been deemed that a depot age of the ordnance provdng foro site on this avenue would not be practical. They asked ror the pass the vacation of alleys for sidetrack purposes and for lower iKttitas street for depot purposes. The members of the council gave this matter thor ough consideration last night and, while the individuals felt that a de pot on Orondo avenue would be more centrally located and more conveni ent for the people of the city, yet, inasmuch as the Great Northern which had asked for the vacation of this street had desired to withdraw | the petition, that the council could not do otherwise than accede to the request and unanimously passed the Kittitas vacation ordinance. Judge Brown stated that Wenat chee is to be the terminus of the We natchee-Oroville branch and also of the Wenatchee-Moses Coulee branch and that it would not be possible to provide adequate sidetrack facilities j on Orondo avenue without removing; the mill, which is now in the way. J They also wanted sufficient ground M that the depot might be beauti-j fled. Incorporated in this franchise! to the Great Northern are clauses! which provide that the franchise is null and void providing work is not! CIRCUS TRAIN IS STALLED HI WRECK ABOVE PESHABTTN PRE VENTS THE NORRIS & ROWE CIRCUS TRAIN FROM LEAVING THE CITY. The Norris & Rowe train was on the sidetrack here all forenoon and the circus people had plenty of time to mix with the citizens on the street. On account of the wreck above Pe shastin, the train was unable to leave the city. Norris & Rowe gave good perform ances both in the afternoon and the evening. The attendance, however, was not up to that of last year. The people remember the treatment ac corded last year by Norris & Rowe, and inconsequence the show was not well patronized. interests, public spirited in his acts, unselfish in his motives were the at tributes which have wrought for Chas. B. Reed the respect in which he has always been held by those who have known him best." were the words of the speaker. "This large gathering of people is a token of the esteem due him whom you have known so well." The funeral was one of the largest ever held in the city of Wenatchee. Arthur Gunn and wife went to Spokane today to spend a few days. 5c PER COPY. "started on the Great Northern im provements before July 1 and that the depot is not completed by De cember 31, 1909. This provision for the purpose of making the rail road company fulfillMts promises. The Great Northern also asked for the vacation of Thurston street, which is just south of Kittitas. This is for the purpose of making a snbway. giving outlet to the Wenatchee Can ning company and to the people in the southern section of the elty. Judge Brown stated that this snbway alone would cost the railroad com pany some $10,000. The Entiat Power company fran chise was passed at the meeting last night. This matter has been nnder consideration for the past several weeks and the amended ordinance was put on final passage last night. The councilmen were unanimously ,in favor of the franchise. Most of the provisions are familiar to the readers of the World. The company is under $850 bond, and the fran chise is null and void providing power is not delivered to the elty by December 31, 1909. The ordinance providing for the improvement of Wenatchee avenue from Bridge street to Fifth street north was passed. Notice for bids for this work will be advertised for at once by the city clerk. W. O. Parr, representing the Se attle Brewing & Malting company and Patsy Taylor, formerly of the Depot saloon, appeared before the council and ashed for a refund of the unexpired liquor license for the Depot saloon. The council unani mously voted not to grant a refund. Taylor's saloon was recently closed by order of the council, on the grounds that he had violated city or dinances. BAD FOR WENAT CHEE WOMEN NEW CRIMINAL CODE 18 SAID TO PROHIBIT WOMEN FROM US ING FACE POWDER OR PAINT —LIQITD VENEER UNDER BAN Does the new criminal code which goes into effect and becomes a law next month prohibit women from using paint or powder to give them selves artificial beauty? It is the belief of many lawyers who have examined a section ot the new code that it does, when the wo men who powder and paint gather in groups or crowds of three or more, asserts a Tacoma report. "Any assemblage of three or more persons, disguised by having their faces painted, discolored, colored or concealed, shall be unlawful," reads the code. Tacoma lawyers declare that the use of rouge or liquid face veneer is a disguise because it covers up the blanched or faded cheeks and gives a false impression. The liquid ve neer also conceals the face, they say. The use of paint disguiaflp the wo men and certainly discolors them. The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyter ian church held an all day session today in the parlors of the church, working on comforts. Dinner was served at noon. A pleasant time was enjoyed by all. APPLB DISTRICT OF ni WEST.