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TO ECLIPSE WHEAT
GROWING
FRUIT IJIIISTKV HAS GREAT
POSSIBILITIES AND IN TEN
YEARS WEST WILL PRODUCE
$75,000.«4>0 WORTH OF APPLES
Apple culture has become of vast
commercial importance in the north
western states and provinces and is
increasing so rapidly that, in the near
future, in connection with other
fruit it will rank second only to
wheat growing. In fact, expert hor
ticulturists estimate that it will
eclipse the latter industry in less
than ten years. This would mean
anywhere from $60,000,00 Oto $75,
--000,000 yearly in Washington. Ore
gon, Idaho and Montana and British
Columbia.
While it is true that favored dis
tricts in eastern and New England
states and Michigan and Missouri
can raise apples just as good as are
grown in the west, those older parte
of the couutry probably will be
rrowded out of the business. The
reason for this is that apple-growing
is now firmly established on a com
mercial basis in the northwest as a
recognized industry and is not a
farmer's "side issue.''
Orchards are first in the western
grower's estimation, and, in many in
stances, comprise all the farm he has.
Fruit lands are not regarded as con
venient calf pastures. It is more than
likely that before the eastern farm
ers awaken to the possibilities await
ing successful apple growing or be
fore they can re-establish their worn
out and run-down orchards the north
west will have secured the markets
of the country and of western Bar
ope.
There has been an enormous de
crease in the apple production of the
United States in the last fourteen
years. The crop in 1595 was a little
more than 60,000,000 barrels, while
this year it will not be more than
25,000,000, as against 23,000,000 in
in 1908. This decrease must, in a
large measure, be ascribed to a lack
of co-operation among growers in
eastern states and the absence of
systematic efforts in marketing the
fruit.
"It does not pay to raise apples,'"'
said the average eastern farmer, not
so many years ago, and so the indus
try declined. Yet in the northwest,
in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and
Montana, several thousand miles
from the marts of the world, the or
chardists made the crop pay. They
did more than make apples pay big
dividends on the investment —they
supplied an eager market and attract
ed world-wide attention to the dis
tricts west of the Rockies. The dif
ference between a commercial-basis
and a fruit-growers-association meth
od and the haphazard, calf-pasture
eastern way.
The fact that the exports were
more than 5.000,000 bushels in
1908-09. as against 2,800,000 bush
els in 1902-03, shows what can be
a< complished by systematic and in
telligent business methods. If the
fruit growers of the northwest had
acted independently and each treated
his orchard merely as a farm ad
junct, apples grown in Washington
and Oregon and British Columbia
would not now be sought by dealers
from Great Britain. Germany, France
Belguim and the orient. It is fully
as important to find a market for
one's crop as it is to grow it, par
ticularly if that crop is apples.
Officers of the National Aple show,
POWER PUMPING PLANT?
If so. let us figure with you. Can save you money, time and
trouble. We handle the American Well Works line of Centrifugal
and Heavy Well Pumps and the Deming Triplex Pumps, also Wttte
Gasoline Engines.
Write us for prices and descriptive circulars before you buy.
Moran Engineering Company
1246 pirst Avenue South Seattle, Wash.
HOTEL TOURAINE
Spokane, Wash.
23 Monroe St. Opposite Review Bldg.
New Annex Just Opened.
All elegantly furnished, hot and cold water and telephones in every
room.
Auto Bus Meets All Trains.
Rates 75c to $2.50.
SPECIAL RATES TO STEADY GUESTS.
WM. SNOW, Proprietor
THE BEST RIGS AND SADDLE HORSES
can be found only at my new barn. We make it a specialty to
serve you right—good safe horses and the best of rigs. Try us
next time you want to go out. A phone call will bring you what
you want. Phone 245.
* LANG'S LIVERY
Between First and Second Street North and Chelan and Mission.
Inc., of which Ren H. Rice is secre
tary-manager, believe that they can
best assist the growers in the north
west as well m thorn in other parts
of the country by first popularizing
the apple as a national food and fruit
and then assisting them in finding
markets for their products, also by
encouraging th» growing of better
and cleaner fruit and more of it to
supply the ever-increasing demand
for high grade commercial apples.
The foregoing are the chief objects
of the second competitive exposition
in Spokane, November 15 to 20,
when it is purposed to demonstrate
to the people the possibilities of in
tensive cultivation in the west and
show them the value to the whole na
tion of this development. It is also
the promoters' plan to arrange for
the co-operation of the growers of
the continent and the entire world in
a movement for the betterment of
the apple industry.
The chief prize is the sweepstakes
of $1500. to be awarded in the car
load class. This calls for 630 boxes
or 210 barrels of commercial apples
of one or more standard varieties.
There will be carload competitions in
twelve varieties, also contests in bar
rel, box, pyramid, basket, jar and
plate disptlays, state, provincial and
district exhibits and a number of
specials, in each of which the man
agement has arranged for the dis
tribution of substantial prizes, in ad
dition to gold and silver medal ban
ners, cups and diplomas. In making
the awards the judges will consider
these points:
First, value of the varieties for the
purposes to which they may tf*
adapted; second, color, size and uni
formity of fruit; third, freedom from
marks of insects and blemishes;
fourth, pack.
Arrangements have been complet
ed to house the exhibits in 'the state
armory and adjoining temporary
structures, where three and a half
j acres of-floor space will be available,
| thus assuring advantageous display
' room to every contestant. An un
usual feature of the main exposition
| hall is the plan to erect an inclosure.
25t by 300 feet, 10 feet in height.
; covered by a circus tent roof, thus
j providing 75,000 square feet of
space, in addition to that in the
i the armory and other buildings.
Cider Mill Lane, a feature that was
J received with favor last year, will be
! larger and better than before. There
will be daily concerts by two bands of
52 pieces and programs of high class
: vaudeville, also a series of demon
i strations by Miss L. Gertrude Mackay
j and a bevy of young women from the
| Domestic Science department of the
| Washington State college at Pullman.
"The apple show is national in
j character and scope from the fact
j that it concerns the welfare of the
j entire nation," said Mr. Rice, "and
I the second exposition fa designed to
;be broad enough to give it an inter
national aspect, which is certain to
| redound to the lasting benefit of the
growers in Washington, Oregon. Ida
\ ho, Montana and the provinces of
| western Canada, who are most con
cerned in its success."
j Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Beal, of Mis
| sion street south, returned Saturday
; from Seattle, where they have been
i for the past month.
Wenatchee Weather.
Character
of Day.
i Rainfall. .
Lowest. ,
J
Highest. .
' Date 1
Oct. 23....52 39 0.03 Cloudy
Oct. 24. . . .57 3S .... Clear
Oct. 25 60 39 .... Pt Cldy'
Oct. 26. . . .54 36 .... Pt Cldy
Oct. 27.... 49 34 .... Pt Cldy
Oct. 28. .. .47 36 0.12 Cloudy
Oct. 29 46 36 T Cloudy
HAVE YOU ANY USE FOR A
THE WENATCHEE DAILY WORLD. WENATCHEE, WASHINGTON, MONDAY, NOVEMBER '1, 1909
♦ The c
Scrap Book
The < lever y<mrt£ man was wander
me, up ami down die p'ailorm i»f an
SETTLED HIMSELF
COM PORTA M.Y.
dnmations Sow. but deep, from the oc
cupHiits of the crowded compartment,
hut nevertheless they hurried out of
the carriage and packed themselves
away in other parts of the train. The
smile on the face of the young man
was childlike as
he settled him
seif comfortably.
"Ah." he mur
mured, "it's a
grand thing for
me that 1 was
horn clever! 1
wish they'd hur
ry up and start."
By and by the
station master
put his head in
the window and
said:
"I suppose you "IT isn't coing."
are the smart young man who told the
people this carriage wasn't going."
"Yes.'* said the clever one. and he
smiled.
"Well." said the station master, with
a grin, "it isn't going. The porter
heard you telling the people, and so he
uncoupled it. He thought you were a
director."
Three Gates.
If you are tempted to reveal
A tale some one to you has told
About another, make it fMuas,
Before yon speak, three gates of gold-
These narrow gates—first. "Is it true?"
Then, "is it needful 7" Jn your mind
Give truthful answer. And the next
Js last and narrowest. "Is it kind?"
Arid if to reach your lips at least
It passes through these gateways three
Then you may tell the tale nor fear
What the result of speech may be.
It Wouldn't Work.
St. Peter looked the uewcomer over
I with a doubtful eye.
"You were a very promioeut public
1 man on earth. I understand." he said.
"1 believe I was so considered," the
newcomer affably replied.
"You were the subject of several in
terviews in which you gave utterance
to sentiments of a decidedly atrocious
character.'' said the saint.
"One moment!" cried the stranger.
The saint checked him.
"I know what you want to say," he
remarked. "The old excuse has be
come very familiar. It won't help you
this time. You meant to say that yon
were misquoted. This way to the fur
nace cellar, please."
One of Sothern's Jokes.
That Inveterate joker, the elder Soth
ern. had made an appointment with
Toole, the comedian, to dine at a well
known London restaurant. The hour
Of meeting was fixed, and Sothern ar
rived some few minutes before the ap
pointed time. An elderly gentleman
was dining at a table at some little
distance from that prepared for the
two actors'. He was reading a newspa
per, which he bad comfortably arrang
ed l>efore him. as he was eating his
dinner. Sothern walked up to him
and. striking him a smart blow be
tween the shoulders, said:
"Hello, old fellow! Who would have
thought of seeing you here? I thought
you never"- The assaulted diner
turned abound angrily, wbeu Sothern
exclaimed: "I beg yon a thousand par
dons, sir. I thought yoo were an old
friend of mine, a family roan whom I
never expected to see here. 1 bope you
will pardon me."
The old gentleman growled a reply,
and Sothern returned to his table,
whpre he was presently joined by
Toole, to whom lie said:
-See that old boy? I'll bet you half
a crown you daren't go and give bim
a slap on the backhand pretend you
have mistaken him for a friend."
"Done!" said Toole, and done it was
immediately, with a result that broke
up the diners and left streaks of blue
in the air of the room for a day.
Secret of Happiness.
1 have lived to know that the great
I secret of buiuau happiness is this.
Never suffer your energies to stag
nate. The old adage of "too many
Irons in the tire" conveys an untruth.
You cannot have too many. Poker,
tongs and all—keep them going.—
Adam Clark.
The Doctors' Orders.
A lady whose husband seemed to be
I doing little but lie in the hammock
and eat apples was asked by a sym
pathetic neighbor what the trouble
with him was. "Doctors." she replied
sadly. "No; be hasn't come into a for
tune." A writer in Today's Magazine
tells the story.
"You see." explained the wife, "he's
been having some sort of matter with
his stomach, and he consulted two dif
ferent doctors about it. One told him
to pat a ripe apple every hour, and the
other said to rest an hour after eating,
so he's trying to do both."
Banquet at L. A. Taylor's.
Friday evening the pickers and
packers at L. A. Taylor's had a very
delightful time at a banquet held in
his packing house. Among other en
; joyable things they were given a talk
|on Alaska by Malcolm Bashaw of
Nome, Alaska, and music was ren
i dered on the phonograph by Hamil
i ton Marr. About 20 participated in
I the event.
One Who Was There.
Too Clever.
Etls;tist) railway
station intent on
HmlMi |t an empty
carriage in the
express, which
was almost due
to sunt, hut in
vain. Assuming
an official air. be
stalked 111> to the
last carriage and
cried in a sten
torian voice:
"All change
here. This car
riage isn't go
ing."
There were ex-
OVERDID IT.
Showing How One May Get Too Much
of a Good Thing.
Old Michael o'lloolalwn was walking
in tiie vale of Antra "ne hot afternoon,
and he came to n spring. It was crys
tal pure. The sand it bubbled out or
was as white as snow. Rainbow mists
hung over it in the sunshine.
Old Michael knelt down and took a
drink, and then, reeling remarkably re
freshed, he turned homeward. Though
he didn't know it. the spring in the
vale of Avoca was the real fountain
of youth, and it had lifted thirty years
from his bent shoulders, and he was
an outstepping, handsome lad again.
So, of course, when he got in the house
his wife didn't know him. He looked
in the glass at himself, cut a caper,
and then he said:
"Shure. Kathleen, 'twas the blessed
spring 1 dhrunk from in the vale of
Avoca. Glory be. it's made me youus
again! Run. darlint. run for yer life!
Ye can't miss it for the rainbow mists
that float above it. It'll take yer fat
away and yer lameness, and when ye
come back you'll be the Kathleen 1
knowed when we were courtin'."
So Kathleen ran. and Michael lit his
pipe and waited for her. But she
didn't come back. He waited and
waited. Then on toward dusk he hur
ried to the vale.
No Kathleen did he see anywhere,
but the wail of a babe's voice weeping
brought him through the dark to the
spring, and sitting there on the grass
was a little baby girl crying as if her
heart would break.
"What's happened ye. acushla?" says
Michael.
"Don't ye know me?" says the child,
wringing her hands.
"Faith an' I do not," says Michael.
"Who are ye?"
"I'm yer wife." sobs the baby.
"My wife!" cries Michael.
"Yes." says the baby. "I'm afther
drinkin' too much o' the wather."
Gratitude.
Some plays "take" and some don't,
and the fact that they do or do uot is
not always a criterion of their merit.
Last season an excellent play, with a
very good and well known actor in
the star role, failed utterly. Night aft
er night the curtain rose on an all but
empty house. One evening just as he
was about to enter the theater the
leading man was approached by a
ragged beggar and permitted himself
to be "touched" for a quarter.
"A thousand thanks." the beggar
said, evincing a rather surprising
knowledge of English as he pocketed
the coin. "To you this does not mean
much. To me it is half the world, and
I am willing to show my appreciation.
If you will give me a pass I will go
in and see your show."—Lippincott'a.
The Lesson of Love.
Our lives would be better, our
thoughts nobler, our hearts larger, onr
faith more real, our words more char
itable, if we would, once for all. learn
the lesson of the law and the prophets,
which is not to glide along the raaor's
edge of scholastic dogmas or to wear
formulas threadbare by conventional
iteration, but to love God and te do
good to our neighbor.—Farrar.
A Gulp Apiece.
Away up in the mountain districts of
Kentucky, where there is some moon
shining, there lives an old man known
to every one in his neighborhood as
Uncle Billy, and Uncle Billy prides
himself on the fact that he has never
been "catched by them revenoo fel
lers," says the Louisville Times. He
has. however, had several narrow es
capes, all of which he will boastfully
recount whenever he gets a chance.
But his favorite adventure deals with
his shrewdness in disposing of evi
dence.
"We was all in my bouse." says
Uncle Billy, "me and Brother Jim and
his two boys. We heerd th' revenoo
men a-comin'. yit they was on us 'fore
we could run. They knowed we had
licker in th' house, aud tbey was after
that. Me and Jim run to the kitchen,
where th' licker was. Thar was a
gallon jug a-settin' on th' sbelf like it
didn't mean nothin'. Jim be looked at
it and I looked. There warn't no
chance to throw it out th' winder,
'cause the bouse was surrounded, so
we drunk th' licker."
He Thought.
In South Carolina there was a man
who hired a lawyer to conduct a case
In court. As the lawyer was not talk
ing exactly to suit him. he got up to
make a few remarks himself. The
judge, of course, made him take his
seat forthwith, lie got up again, and
"won't you let me think?"
the judge made him take his yeat
again. A third and fourth tiny- this
happened, and finally the old armer
got up and said. "Well, judge if you
won't let me talk, won't you let me
think?" "Why, certainly," re plied the
judge. "Well, judge." he said, "I
think you and all these lawyers are a
set of d d rascals!" /
Francis Little is representing the'
Wenatchee Business college on the
lake. He is getting students for the
home study course an .1 reports good
success. Robert Little has enrolled
tor the complete bookkeeping course;
Elvin Southwick will also take the
course 1n about a month, and Frank
Faubion expects soon to take the
course in ornamental penmanship.—
Chelan Leader.
Negro the Issue in Maryland.
Baltimore, Md., Nov. I.—The piv
otal issue in the state campaign which
closed in Maryland today is an
amendment to the constitution dis
franchising the colored voter. More
than usual attention from the out
side has been devoted to the contest
by reason of the fact that President
Taft manifested his personal interest 1
in the fight by writing a letter to the
state organization saying that every|
good* citizen, whether he be a Demo
crat or Republican, should vote
| against the amendment.
The contest over the amendment
is the culmination of a movement
begun several years ago before Sena
tor Gorman aied. Under his direc
tion an amendment similar to this
was proposed, but it met with so
much opposition from independent
Democrats that it was not pushed.
Many of the most influential inde
pendents in the state are out against
the pending amendment, but on the
other hand it appears to have the
support of a good many Republicans
in the country districts, who fear
negro local rule.
N. C. Still Advancing.
It is reported from down river that
the party of North Coast surveyors
which is running a line up the east
! side of the Columbia is steadily ad
i vancing in this direction. The camp,
' which has been located about eight
: miles above Wenatchee. was to have
; been moved yesterday or today to a
I point still farther up the river.
Chelan people who recently re
, turnetd from Wenatchee, state that
For business or sport
Hart Schaffner & Marx clothes
YOUR appearance will be a credit to you
under all circumstances, among any bunch
of fellows if we can get you into our Hart
Schaffner & Marx good clothes.
The all-wool fabrics are in themselves an in
dication of your quality, as well as of ours; you
want that sort of mark.
Suits here in many styles; grays, blues and many
patterns; $20 to $35; overcoats for all uses and oc
casions and weathers; $16.50 to $30.
Hart Schaffner & Marx clothe*
This store is the home o
the company has purchased a tract of
land in the vicinity of Orondo. The
land was formerly owned by Mrs.
Baker of Wenatchee, for a number
of years proprietor of the Cottage
hotel, and it is said the deal has
been closed up and the purchase price
paid in cash. —Chelan Leader.
Carnival Week in Savannah.
Savannah, Ga., Nov. I.—Savannah
ies in gala attire for the opening of
her annual fall carnival. Many vis
itors are already arriving in the city
and the prospects are bright for a
record-breaking crowd later in the
week.
CHAS. BECKER
We have a fine business property on Orondo street, between
Wenatchee and Mission street,, for sale or trade.
We have frequent calls for five and ten-acre tracts, and city
property. Come and Hat yonr property with as.
If you have anything to trade or sell tell us about it.
CHELAN COUNTY REALTY CO.
Basement First National Bank
OUR CIGAR AND TOBACCO TRADE
is increasing by leaps and bounds. There's a reason. Largest line
of high grade goods in the city and kept just right all the time.
WENATCHEE BOWLING PARLORS.
Have the Dally World left at yonr
door and read today's news today.
Eagle Transfer Co.
INC.
CITY DRAY AND TRANSFER
Special Attention te Baggage.
Bos to AH Trains and Boats.
WENATCHEE, WASH.
Phone 1101.
P. A. ROGERS
Phone 45S

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