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% DINING AND PULLMAN ST A Ni» ARD AND TOURIST SLLÏPERS ON «I MAIN LIN*, PASSEN «ER TRAINS. STANDARD SLEEPERS ON NOS. 11 AND 12. PALOU8E BRANCH Nrnngtr Schadul* for Lswiitom STo. 0—Spokane and Palouae, arrive« ............ t:S0 p. a If a. 11—Spokane and Palouae, arrive*............7:11 a. la Sfa. IT—From Stltea and Olear water pointa ......... ....................10:41 a. m tin. tl—From Ouldeaao, ar rive*. .4:00 p. m. (Ex. Sunday Ma. II—Palouae and Spokane, départi ............1:11 a. a Me. it—Palouae and Spokane, depart!...........11:11 p. tfc Me. II—For Stltea and Clear* water pointa ......... .......1:41 p. m. (Ex. Sunday Ma. M—For Culdeaao ........ ............1:01 (JCx. Sunday' TWO TRAINS A DAT TO KANSAS dTT, VIA. THE NORTHERN PA CIFIC. BILLINGS AND THE BUR UNOTON. Train No. 4 leavea Spo feaae at II: IS p. m. daily, eonlppe«' with through chair car, atandard Pull man and Tourtat Steepen. Strict): Srat-olaae. Dining car servtoa. Gloat connection* made at St. Joaeph (or Bt hotk For farther Information, cal. an ai phone W. J. JORDAN, Agent, ÜT HIE THE COMRDKMMC WAV, TU BT. PAUL* MINNEAPOLIS. DULUTH, CHICAGO AND ALL POINTS BAST. DAILY THE FLYER AND FAST MAIL AT BFOKANE Train Servloe. THROUGH CARS Making PrnetienMy Through CLOSE CONNECTION PALACE BLEEPING CAES TOURIST SLEEPERS DINING CARS, n la carte OBSERVATION CARS For ratea and full Informa tion, or a call from oar Tmv »ling Agent, write E. S. BLAIR, General Aggnt. Spanane, "taeh, r S. O. YERKES, A. «. 9 A a„Aftd Wil^S ••MUE) Tf MW era OREGON Short Line Union Pacific ONLY UNE EAST VIA SALT LAKE and DENVER TWO TRAINS DAILY TIME SCHEDULE RIPARIA, WASH MAST MAIL—Far Pomeroy, Waltsburg. Pey t on. Walle Walla, P enileten, Baker Ctty and aB peinte Beat pare* daily .............. 11:11». aa MAST MAIL — From all pointa Beat, Baker City, Pendlatea *«» Walla, Dayton, Walt*burg, Pom* a*oy, arrive* dally.......1:11 ».m EXPRESS for Portland, San Francisco. Baker City and all pointa Eaat, depart«... 1:11p.m. EXPRESS from all points East, Baker Ctty, San Francisco, Portland, ar rives daily ..............4:14 a. m Boat Servi o* en Snake River. Steamers leave Lewiston t a. a ' dally, except Friday; laave Rlparl* 1:41 a. m.. except Batnrday. New York Central Chicago and New York LAKE SHORE—NEW YOR. CEN Lv. Chicago dally............1:10 p. m Ar. New Tork dally........1:14 a m Lv. New York dally........1:1* P- m Ar. Chicago dally..........8:8# a. m FAST SERVICE ItOUTE MOST COMFORTABLE IN AMERICA Century Printing Co. Phene Blaok «01. Basement Lewiston Natl. Bank. ' son but to He I I a ! THEY FAVOR CITY OWNERSHIP Committee of Experts Re= port on Conditions In Great Britain NEW YORK, July 18.—Municipal operation of public utilities In Great Britain, as observed by a committee of experts sent abroad last year by the National Civic Federation, Is treat ed at length In a series of reviews by members of the committee, which were made public today. These views of the experts' reports, written by Milo R. Maltbte, Walton Clark vice president of the United Gas Improvement com pany of Philadelphia, and Charles L. Edgar, president of the Edison Electric and Illuminating company of Boston, are divided in opinion as to the suc cess of the undertaking as a whole. Mr. Maltble Is one of the members of the newly-created public service com mission for Greater New York. This body has the widest powers and the, greatest responsibilities of any com- I mission to which the regulation of cor porations has been entrusted up to this time, In the United States. Mr. Malt- j ble spent six months In Great Britain supervising the work of the expert ac countants and engineers. He says that municipal operation of public utilities in Great Britain has passed the experi mental stage. He declares that the gas and electric light plants operated by municipalities generally give a su perior service at a relatlvel ylower cost, as compared with the privately owned companies. This condition he finds to be due. principally to the higher rate of Interest and profit and the greater amount of liabilities of the private companies. By far the most Interesting part of Mr. Maltble's conclusion, however, Is that actual ownership and operation is not necessary for the success of the municipal ownership Idea. He says that the power to operate. If necessary or desirable, in many Instances, has been as effective as actual operation— that the mere fact that a city has the power to step In and operate an under taking Itself often makes the exercise of this power unnecessary. •'It has been found in Great Britain that no system of control or regula tion is complete without the power In the hands of the municipalities to pur chase and operate," says Mr. Maltble. "If one company may be succeeded only by another or only hedged about by restrictions, there come times i when . action, not repression, is wanted, and then no remedy Is adequate unless it be the power of the city to step In and , operate the undertaking itself. But i the mere fact that it has the power often makes its exercise unnecessary, . and what the Britisher desires is not the universal adoption of some method of producing results, but the results themselves. 5 a ' corporations. "In the following analysis of the re sults of public and private manage- I ment it should be borne in mind that , such a comparison is not a comparl- j son of municipal with private opera tion subject to no restraining force, ' but with private operation under syg- j terns of regulation which are claimed to be the best which have yet been de vised in Great Britain and with pri vate management that has been chas- j tened and bettered by the fear of pub- ; He condemnation, by the restraint of government regulation and the possi bility of municipalization. Thus the i low price at which gas Is supplied by , the Sheffield company Is largely the result of the avowed determination of the men In control to head off munici palization. If municipal operation had not been a possible alternative loom ing above the horizon. It Is likely that I even now the consumers would be. pay ing very much higher rates; and the present low rates, so far as they are I due to the desire to prevent municipal operation, should be counted as one of the Indirect results." The reasons that have led to British municipalization. Mr. Maltble finds, are many. First among them, although not the most general nor the most impor tant, is the desire to secure for the public tbe financial profits of the un dertakings. Second, there Is the desire to keep the city from being mulcted by a private company and third, the gen- j eral demand for better service at lower j rates. He mentions also, a fourth cause, which has played a prominent part in the United States, and which is i not unknown in Great Britain, namely, j apposition of privately-operated pub lic utilities companies to the welfare of the city. A fifth factor has been the belief that municipal operation would permit the co-ordination of public services in a way that is not possible where different services are operated ! by private companies. Messrs. Edgar and Clark favor some form of regulation of private com panies rather than the adoption of the municipal ownership idea. They de clare It to be plainly proven that mu nicipal ownership is productive of i many and serious Ills, with little or no compensating good. They hold that the j solution of present difficulties is to be : found, not in municipal ownership and i operation of the public utilities, but In : the election of municipal officers who j will protect the governed against in- | Justice on the part of individuals or ♦ NORTHWEST INLAND NOTE8. ♦ PALOUSE.—The body of an un known man has been found In a grain field near here with a bullet through his head and the pockets turned inside out, indicating murder for the purpose of robbery. The bullet appears to be from a 32-caliber revolver, and It Is believed the body has been lying in the field for 10 days or two weeks. Blood spots have been found In the road and near the fence. Pieces of clothing torn from the murdered man's wearing apparel were found hanging on the wire fence where the body had been dragged from the road to the grain field. The body appears to be that of a man about 30 years of age, 5 feet 6 Inches high, fair complexion and rather heavy. RATHDRUM.—Property owners who have appeared before the county board of equalization have hurled a boom erang which has resulted in their taxes being raised from 75 to 400 per cent. This raise has been made upon 48 owners of property In varloub parts o; the county. TEKOA—Rock haulers engaged In the hauling of stone from the quarry to the streets of Tekoa have struck for a raise in wages of 50 cents a day. The men have been receiving $4.50 per day, but with the demand for men and teams In the harvest fields they be lieve they should receive $5 per day. COLFAX.—Statistics compiled from the county records show that one marriage In every seven which have been solemnized In Whitman county has proven a failure and the princi pals have secured divorces. NORTH YAKIMA.—Mrs. Henry Harrison, who was shot by her hus band Saturday night. Is resting easy, and It Is believed wilt recover. It i believed fier husband will make a plea of not attempting to kill bis wife when placed on trial on a charge attempted murder. PENDLETON.—Leon and Edward Kidder were seriously burned yester day by the explosion of 50 pounds of giant powder, which was stored in the blacksmith shop. Leon, the older brother. Is practically roasted from his waist up and the other brother la seri ously burned. COLFAX.—The school census Just completed shows 1,063 school children In the district, an Increase of 04 over last year. WARDNER.—County Attorney Wal ter H. Hanson has • drawn warrants against the Wardner and Kellogg sa Have You Seen Them? A 7-Piece French Porcelain Berry or Fruit Set Handsomely decorated in heavy Gold Coin border with natural color of strawberries in center. This Is How You Get Them You pay one dollar down and 5o cente per month until the sum of $3 has been paid—which is the subscription price of The Teller for six months—which en titles you to This Handsome Premium Free and The Teller delivered 10 your address for six months. This* premium delivered on the payment of One Dollar loon men who kept open last Sunday in violation of the terms of the Sun day rest law. It is understood a num ber of other arrests will follow In other parts of the county. SPOKANE.—A meeting of the busi ness men has indorsed the action of the interstate fair board in the pool room question. It is proposed to draw up an amendment and present to the council with recommendations that It be passed. The council will be asked to allow the fair board to sell pools for this year. TEKOA.:—The police department has sprung a new one on the Indians who come here for the purpose of getting drunk by putting them to work on the street when they are unable to pay their nes. In the past the Indians have been turned over to the Indian police when they have been short of wealth. POMEROY.—The state engineer will recommend the construction of a state road into the southeastern part of Garfield county at the next meeting of the legislature, at which time a state appropriation to construct the road will be asked. NORTH YAKIMA.—An Interesting case between state and Federal au thorities has resulted from the raid on illicit liquor saloons at Natches City by the county attorney and deputy sheriff. In the raid the officers took from the wall the internal revenue li cense issued to the proprietors of the place, and the tearing down of these licenses constitutes a crime against the Federal government. Reunion at Pan-Mar. PEN-MAR, Md„ July 18.—The eighteenth annual reunion of the re formed churches was held here today, the program consisting of music and prayer, with addresses by several prominent ministers and educators. Many visitors were in attendance from Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and the District of Co lumbia. Richmond Day at Jamestown. NORFOLK. Va., July 18.—This was Richmond day on the calendar of the Jamestown exposition, and It proved to be one of the most Interesting days that have been celebrated at the big fair. Scores of representative citizens of the Capital City, including Mayor McCarthy and other officials, were in attendance and took part in the exer cises of the day. I Clttlman—I understand that yon are keeping house In the country? Lonesumme—Yes, so far I have. The neighbors have borrowed everything else.—Woman's Home Companion. MAKES MONEY RAISING SQUABS New Industry Is Started By Thrifty Dayton Citizen DAYTON, Wash,, July 18.—V. C. Fritz, who located on a rocky piece of land in Railroad addition a few years ago, and now has a fine house and lawn with water furnished by means of a water wheel, is carrying on a very interesting, as well as profitable, in dustry at his place. The industry Is raising squabs for Seattle market. Mr. Fritz has been In the pigeon and chicken business for over a year, and is now raising the Homer pigeon, which Is more intelli gent and weighs from four to five pounds more to the dozen than the common pigeon, at four weeks old. Last year he started with six pairs of the Homers, and already they have numbered over 80. The Homers look after their young much better than the others. They raise eight pairs of young ones a year, never raising over two at a time. When the young ones are hatched, both male and female feed and take care of them. The male sets on the eggs before hatching from about 10 o'clock to 3 o'clock during the day, and the female during the rest of the time. 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