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cannot live in distilled water. A germ is an animal and must have nourishment or starve. It can't find an
atom to feed upon in distilled water for it is the only water that is absolutely pure. of the person who tells you that absolutely pure water is injurious; that the body requires contaminated water. A man who talks like that is AN ENEMY OF SOCIETY. He is a menace to public health. Wagner Water is distilled and aerated by the Wagner Water Company at their plant on First Street. Deliveries of fresh water daily to all parts of the city in half gallon bottles. THE OLD RELIABLE TIN AND SHEET METAL WORKERS Established 1892 We do all kinds of repair ing. Our equipment is the best in North Central Washington. Let us figure with you on your Iron, Sheet Metal, Tin and Furnace Work FERGUSON & SON Eagle Transfer Co. BtC (ITT DRAT AND TRANSFBK ■postal -Attention to Baggage. Mm* to All Train* aad tto»i*. WaWATOHKK. WAS/I Phoos 1101 WHY SHOULD YOU BURN wood and make the whole house uncomfortably warm just to heat a flatiron? TRY THE ELECTRIC METHOD ; "Nothing hot but the iron." Simple, safe, sure, economical, clean, always ready. Heat turns on and off like an in candescent lamp. AMERICAN ELECTRIC IRONS For sale by Aikin & Cassidy Next to Republic Bldg. Phone 1422. I. A. Lord of Spokane, who ha? *pent a few days here looking over real estate, returned home yesterday "after purchasing a ten-acre tract. THE WENATCHEE DAILY WORLD, WENATCHEE.WASHINGTON, WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 1909. HC FARM A HORSE HAVEN SCENE OF GRANT'S WOOING OF FAIR JULIA DENT—ANIMALS TIRED IN MUNICIPAL SERVICE SENT THERE. St. Loius. May 19.—The famous j Dent farm, just outside the city of Ist. Louis, where Ulysses S. Grant, 'then a young lieutenant, stationed |at Jefferson barracks, not far away, | went a-courtin', and where he wooed and won Miss Julia Dent, a daugh ter of the proprietor, has been turn ed into a retreat for tired horsea. j It is just a sweet, old-fashioned, "down south befo' the wa' " sort of place, and the 50 horses that have worked hard and faithfully for the city of St. Louis are now luxuriating in riotous ease out in the 40-acre field, with its long sweep of wooded valley, through which young Grant and Miss Dent used to canter on their handsome, high-spirited thor oughbreds. It is a fine place for the horses to rest in. There is ample shed and barn room to afford pro tection against winter blasts, to say nothing of the barns bulging with hay and grain. Grant's Father-in-Law Owned It. The farm was owned by Col. Fred erick Dent, father-in-law of Presi dent U. S. Grant. Up to the very day of the Emancipation act Colonel Dent owned slaves, but the time came when the old colonel called himself a Grant man and he died in I the White House, a guest of his il-i i lustrious son-in-law, during Grant's |second administration. I It was in 1821 that Col. Fred Dent J | came into possession of this farm, i There is still standing on it a block, ! house, constructed with portholes, l ! used for the purpose, doubtless, of !resisting Indian attacks. The build-, ing was constructed originally of! stone and logs, but it is now wea ; therboarded. The farm itself is lo ; cated about four miles south of the j city of St. Louis, and about eight ! miles west of Jefferson barracks, to 'which young Grant, after he had re ceived the rank of lieutenant, was or dered. He and Fred Dent, Jr., afterward General. Dent, had been roommates and classmates at the United States; military academy, and when he setj off for the barracks young Denti made him promise to call on his; folks. So one day he rode over to! the 1,200 acre farm, where a warm! welcome awaited him. He met the! three other Dent boys and three of! the Dent girls. The Wooing on the Farm. Miss Julia happened to be up in j the city, and young Grant was des-; tined to make several calls before! he finally met the young woman who! was to play so important a part in his future life. And then, as Grant himself always frankly confessed, "Itj was love at first sight." After that meeting there was no longer any doubt in the minds of any one re-; garding the young lieutenant's: choice. And as the parents watched j him ride away they both were agreed that some day the young man would be heard from. Just before the outbreak of the! Mexican war, when his regiment was! ordered south into Louisiana, Grant; came galloping over the fields to the! Dent place to ask the question that no one but Julia Dent could answer. The dauntless young wooer had add-, jed nothing to his personal charm by j having to ford the sweeling creek in the teeth of a tempestuous storm' of rain and wind, but this in no way detracted from his words in the eyes, of the young woman he had come to! woo. After resigning from the army, Capt. Grant, as his rank now rated, erected a small dwelling made of logs on the land owned by his wife, j which they continued to make their home until the needs of his country again demanded his service. It is' this land that Street Commissioner Travilla, of St. Louis, has turned into a retreat for tired horses. Mrs. M. A. Green and children of Everett returned to their home yes terday after visiting friends here the past week. C. F. Pearson returned to his home at Seattle yesterday, after spending several weeks up the Co lumbia. The University quartet returned yesterday to Seattle after giving a concert at Waterville. WAGNER WAIER COMPANY PUfM 1? *i 1 AT THE SIGN OF THE INDIAN MAID, FIRST STREET I lUIIL IL V I Free Delivery When half dozen or more bottles are ordered at a time delivery free of charge at your home. Smaller quantities can be secured at the office. Water will be supplied to factories, hotels, res taurants, stores, etc.. In five gallon tilting carboys when 15 gals, per week are contracted for at $1.50 per week. FRISCO WANTS A WORLD'S FAIR EXPOSITION TO BE HELD AT THE OPENING OF PANAMA ( ANAL, IDEA OF GOLDEN GATE BOOM ERS. IBy Associated Press.) I San Francisco, May 19. —Sugges- tions today for a great world's expo sition in this city upon the comple tion of the Panama canal, met with approval in the cities about San Francisco bay. When the special train that is to bear more than 100 | California business ment to the A.-I |V.-P. exposition June 12 arrives in j the north preliminary steps to arouse j a coast interest will be made. Invitations to business men of the j state to accompany the A.-V.-P. ex | cursion were mailed yesterday by j the California Promotion committee. It is upon this trip that representa | tive men of the state will be made 'acquainted with the details of the ! great project and their aid enlisted jto create interest in their own com ; infinities. The Auto and Roads. The automobile Is no longer a lux ury, but a necessity. Dreams of the man of very moderate means may soon be realized when machines can be purchased, perhaps, for about the price asked for bicycles a few years ago. In the meantime aeroplanes may take the place of the buzz cart with those who can afford a real luxury, but at any rate the auto Is with us to stay and we hardly see how we ever got along without them. In one highly important respect the automobile is a powerful agent for the prosperity, happiness and comfort of the American nation. No inven tion or luxury or necessity has had or will have a greater influence in the interest of the much-talked of and long-hoped for Utopian plan idea of good roads. The New York-to-Seattle automobile race which starts in a couple of weeks and which the path finder car which passed through Walla* Walla a few days ago is the 1 Bottle 16c 2 Bottles 15c Half Dozen Bottles 40c One Dozen Bottles 75c Five Gallon Carboys 60c advance agent, will do more to im prove the highways of the nation than all the oratory and lobbying that could be done before all the legisla tures, county boards and commercial clubs in the country in a lifetime. There is no answer and* never has j been one, to the argument for good 'roads. Good, hard, passable highways | throughout the country districts are ias much to be desired as modern [steam and electric lines are an fan \ provement over stage coaches o«* ; prairie schooner oxcarts. The auto | mobile brings these facts strikingly | before the people. A national high j way from ocean to ocean that will not be a menace to machines and ! drivers, as well as travelers by team ! appears no longer to be an idle dream j —Walla Walla Bulletin. Mrs. Allison of Portland Is here visiting her sister. Mrs. Batdorf. FAIR EXCHANGE A New Back for an Old One.—How it Can be Done in Wenatchee. The back aches at times with a dull, indescribable feeling, making you weary and restless; piercing pains shoot across the region of the kidneys, and again the loins are so lame to stoop is agony. No use to rub or apply a plaster to the back in this condition. You cannot reach the cause. Exchange the bad back for a new and stronger one. Wenat chee residents would do well to pro fit by the following example: Mrs. William Neal, 18 So. Third street, Roslyn, Wash., says: "Doan's Kidney Pills are a remedy in which I have the utmost confidence. I have used them for'years for backache and and other symptoms of kidney trou ble Recently I had an attack of kid ney complaint and the kidney secre tions became highly colored and too frequent in passage. I used Doan's kidney pills and they gave me relief almost, immediately from the terrible backache, checked the too frequent passages of the kidney secretions and restored my kidneys to a normal con dition. I do not know of another kidney remedy equal to Doan's Kid ney Pills." For tale by all dealers. Price SO cents. Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, New Tork, solo agents for the United States. Remember the name — Doan's and take no other. Prices GOTCH TALKS OF WRESTLERS Spokane . May 1$. —"1 believe that Zybisco, who is now in England, is the greatest wrestler in the game to day,'* said Frank Gotch this morn ing, when asked whom he considered the greatest mat man in the world outside of himself. "This man Zybisco is a wonder. He was matched with HackenschmM? in England, hut the match did not take place. Hackenschmidt sued to get back his forfeit money. Zybiso is big, fast ;ind knows the game well enough to make him a dangerous man for any one to handle. "I believe the greatest wrestler in America today is Dr. Roller. The big Seattle man knows the game, and has everything that is necessary in the way of size, but he has not spent enough time in real hard work. When he gets so that he can do all his wrestling just as naturally as he does his walking, then he will be a hard man for any one to put down. 'Roller is a comer, and with s<*me added experience he will be regarded as one of the foremost men in the game today. In all his matches lately in the middle west he has made a good impression on the followers of the game, and will soon be one of the first in the country." RINGLING BROS. IN SEPTEMBER BIGGEST CIRCUS AGGREGATION IN THE UNITED STATES GIVES TWO PERFORMANCES IN THIS CITY EARLY IN SEPT EMBER. From the manager of th«» Norris & Rowe circus which was here Tues day, it is learned that Ringling Bro thers' circus will be- here early Irf September, the exact date net being known. Ringling Brothers is con sidered the greatest rircus aggrega tion in the world.