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ALEXANDER P. MOORE
Alexander P. Moore, the Pittsburg newspaper publisher who will wed the famous actress Lillian Russell. Brief News of the Week An initiative measure is to be sub mitted to the voters of California to secure the abolition of the poll tax by an amendment to the state constitu tion. The general managers of all of the prominent eastern railroads are to confer in New York regarding the de mand made by the locomotive engin eers for higher wages. Eleven hundred dollars a year is the smallest income on which a New York man should venture into matri mony, according to the verdict of the Rockefeller Bible class. The Cudahy Packing company has been indicted at Atlanta, Ga., by a fed eral grand jury on 265 counts for mak ing false internal revenue returns on •ales of oleomargarine. The Japanese house of representa tives has passed the budget calling for nearly $300,000,000 revenues, $100,000,- 000 of which is to be expended for 18 new battleships to be completed by 1920. People in the News Prince Adelbert, Emperor William's third son, will accompany the German squadron to the United States next June. It is rumored that Herbert H. As quith will soon retire from the pre miership of England and accept a peerage. M. Jusserand, the French ambas sador, delivered the Washington's birthday address at the Union League club celebration in Chicago. Declaring that she intended to keep her husband's estate intact, Mrs. E. H. Harriman has sold all her stock in the Uniou Pacific and with the money bo obtained has been buying Union Pacific bonds. By almost the unanimous vote of every Shriner in the United States, Louise Gunning of Duluth, Minn., has been accepted aa a daughter of the order. She is the first woman in the world to have this honor conferred. President Taft, Secretary of the Navy Meyer and W. Morgan Shuster, deposed treasurer general of Persia, headed a distinguished list of speak ers at the annual convention of the Navy league of the United States held in Washington. Political News Bits Headquarters for Speaker Champ Clark's presidental campaign have been opened in Chicago. President Taft was unanimously in dorsed by the Georgia convention, which met and elected delegates to the national convention. Ex-Governor Folk has a6ked friends in Nebraska not to consider him as a presidental candidate, declaring he is pledged to Speaker Champ Clark. Warring factions in the First Con gressional District of Tennessee pre cipitated a free-for-all fight when the district convention attempted to or ganize. Franklin MacVeagh, secretary of the treasury, in an address at Lan sing, Mich., came out flatly with the expressed belief that Theodore Roose velt " ! 7ould not —and with his make up could not —run against Taft" this year. Colonel Roosevelt's word, spoken on March Bth, 1904, and repeated on Dec ember 11, 1907, that under no circum stances would he be a candidate for or accept another nomination, did not tiean quite that. The Outlook in its current issue says so in effect; and since his return from Africa, the Out look has been recognized as the offi cial mouthpiece of the colonel. The Outlook's editorial uses this Illustra tion: "When a man says at break fast In the morning, 'No, thank you, I will not take any more coffee,' it does not mean that he will not take any more coffee tomorrow morning or next week or nixt month or next fear." WASHINGTON BRiEFIETS Mrs. E. E. Eaton has been appointed chief of police by the mayor of Ritz ville. Seattle's street railway system car ried more than 76,000,000 people the last 12 months. The fares collected amounted to $3,425,880. Joseph Albert Brown, son of ex-Un lled States Senator Albert Gallatin Brown, of Mississippi, died at his home in Seattle aged 63 years. The body of Joe Carter, the sixth to be recovered of the seven who were drowned in the Lewis River near Woodland three months ago, has been found. The University of Washington won the debating championship of the state by defeating Washington State College at Seattle and Whitman Col lege at Walla Walla. Seattle policemen have a right to enter private buildings in Chinatown when searching for suspected tong warriors, according to a decision of Judge King Dykeman in the superior court. Four men, three of them members of the Metropolitan Park Board, of Tacoma, were injured when the auto mobile in which they were inspecting the King County roads, went through a bridge near Renton. Following his arrest at Aberdeen, James McNamara, a cousin of John J. and James McNamara, the dynami ters, set fire to his mattress in the jail cell and later attempted to drown himself in the jail bathtub. The second annual convention of the third and fourth class postmasters of Lewis, Pacific, Wahkiakum, Cow litz and Clark counties was held in Chehalis on February 20. About 120 postmasters were present. The Western Retail Lumber Deal ers' Association at Seattle went on record as opposed to the parcels post and urged its members to use their influence with congressmen and sena tors against the parcels law. The Central Labor Council of Se attle has begun a campaign to arouse interest in the proposed construction of a government railroad in Alaska. Labor organizations throughout the country are asked to take the matter up. According to the Polk Directory company, Spokane with her suburbs has gained 12,000 population over the government census since 1910. In cluding Hillyard, the population of Spokane is now 138,500 and of Spo kane alone 116,408. Governor Hay has sent word to Sen ator F. L. Stewart that he will be in Cowlitz county on April 12 to help build roads. A rousing good roads campaign will be started on that date and work on the roads will continue throughout the summer. Writing words per minute for 20 minutes, Miss Ruth Kline, at Spo kane, broke amateur typewriting re cords for six months among students, and will compete In the world's cham pion contest at the National Commer cial Teachers' convention July. A resolution protesting to congress against any reduction in the duty on iead and zinc was adopted by the Northwest Miners' convention at Spo kane. The protest was immediately telegraphed to the senate committee now considering the metal schedules. A $6,000,000 corporation has quietly been formed in Seattle for the pur pose of taking over and placing under development on a gigantic scale the 80,000,000-acre concession of Peru vian gold fields, which was ceded to "Swiftwater Bill" Gates, of early Klon dike fame. Camas is to have the distinction of having the largest paper manufactur ing machine in the world at the paper mills there. This machine is to be in stalled as soon a 6 the building is ready. Preliminary work is now being done for the installation of a new 1000 horsepower engine. According to Warden Reed, of the Washington state penitentiary, he has 15 college and university graduates serving time in the institution, and from this number he will choose edu cators to take charge of the new night school, which is now under con sideration by the state board of con trol. While Tacoma is having trouble with its leper, Spokane's leper, An tonio Yoolcano, aged 52, is quietly passing his rapidly declining days in his home there. He is too feeble to leave his house. As the disease is nti considered contagious, Voolcano giving the health department no concern. Judge Smith of Pacific county, who Hard the application of W. J. Mur phy, the Tacoma sewer contractor, who built a $51,000 extension to the Chehalis system last summer, for a writ of mandamus to compel the city commission to accept the same and make an assessment, has granted Murphy's request. Through a divorce epidemic, Usk is threatened with depopulation. Six Usk couples seeking single blessed ness have trekked across the country to Newport, where the Pend Oreille court is in session, taking with them nearly every one of the wilderness village's 76 inhabitants, either as coua&eUor* or wiUio«CM, One of the most striking feata of human endurance was that of Vom Burrows, the club swintring champion of England, who hy whirling his clubs for forty-six hours without a moment's respite broke all records. He reminds one of Arthur Lancaster, who achieved athletic fame by swinging a black smith's hammer for twelve consecutive hours and afterward added to his lau rels by beating all British records for ball punching. He punched a twenty four ounce ball for fifteen hours con tinuously at the average rate of 145 punches a minute. Occasionally he would go away on a burst of 250 and 260 a minute, and so powerful was his fist work that three times he broke the rope of the ball and bad to turn his at tention to one kept in reserve. —Ex change. New York's Shortest Street. The shortest and probably most ob scure street in all Greater New York is Chestnut street, and it's as small as its name implies. This street is less than fifty feet long and runs from New Chambers to Madison street, separat ing in two a triangular block, the whole of which would not have an area large enough for a modern build ing even if located in a section that would warrant the improvement.—New York Post. The System. "After all, there isn't much differ ence between the editor and the office boy." "You're joking." "Not at all. The editor fills the waste baskets and the office boy empties them."—Life. Art and Science. "What a beautiful picture of an an gel!" said the lady who was visiting the art gallery. "Yes," replied the aviation enthu sist. "But between you and me those wings aren't practical."—Wash ington Star. Realistic. "You have too much rouge on. my dear, to enact properly a milkmaid." "Have I, sir? But I thought a milk maid should be rosy cheeked." "On the contrary, a milkmaid is nat urally a pail girl."—Baltimore Ameri can. j The Yukon Valley. There are no blizzards In the Yukon valley in winter, and there is little wind. Snow about two feet deep cov ers everything from early October till spring Nothing is farther from the earth than heaven: nothing is nearer to heav n than earth.-Hare. IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASH INGTON, IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF PEND Oreille. In the Matter of the Estate of William C. Sling, Deceased—Order Setting Day for Hearing Final Account and to Show Cause Why De cree for Distribution Should Not Be Made. Ira Isham, administrator of the estate of William C. Sling, deceased, having filed his final account, together with report and peti tion for the distribution of said estate, and his petition asking that a day be set for settling said final account and hearing said petition for distribution. Now, therefore, it is ordered that Monday, the 26th day of February, A. D. 1912. at 9:30 o'clock a. m., in the court room of said court in the town of Newport, county of Pend Oreille and state of Washington, be and the same is hereby set lor hearing and settling the said final account and the hearing ot said petition for distribution, and that the clerk give notice of said hearing by posting notiees thereof as required by law, It is further ordered that all persons ipter ested in said estate be and appeal before said Superior Court at the hour and place above designated, then and there to show cause why a deree of distribution should not be made of said estate to the person entitled thereto ac cording to law. It is further ordered that a copy of this order be published for four consecutive weeks before the 26th day of Februarv, A. D. 1912, in the Newport Miner, a newspaper published in Pend Oreille county, Washington. Dated in open court this 22nd dity of January, 1912. [Seal] Earl K. Parks, Court Commissioner Pend Oreille County. 37-5 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASH INGTON, IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF PEND OREILLE—IN PROBATE. In the Matter of the Estate of Ida Deinhardt, Deceased—Order to Show Cause. E. I. Jones, administrator ol the estate ot Ida Deinhardt, deceased, having filed his petition herein, praying for an order of sale of real es tate of said decedent, for the purposes therein set forth, it is therefore ordered by the said court that all persons interested in the estate of said deceased appear before the said Superior Court on Saturday, the 9th day of March, 1912, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon of said day, at the court room of said Superior Court, at the court house in the town of Newport in said county and state, to show cause why an order should not be granted to the said administrator to sell so much of the real estate of said deceased as shall be necessary; and that a copy of this or der he published at least four successive weeks in the Newport Miner, a newspaper printed and published in said county. Earl K. Parks, Court Commissioner Pend Oreille Countv. S.V.Nelson Blacksmithjrig HORSESHOING All Kinds of WAGON WORJK Opposite Miner Office A. G. Powell Contractor AND BUILDER. CABINET WORK A SPECIALTY Phone 973-* Newport, Wash. Applications 8283. 8285 , 8?02. 8121, Notice of Sale of State Lands of mSS® fflj » 10 o'clock in the forenoon and 4 o'clockTn the afternoon, commencing at 10 o'clock n th* forenoon of said day, in* front of the ma n en trance door to th 9 county court the of ° f v, Pend Oreille, state ot \\ asnington, either by the county auditor of said county or by a member of the Boa-dof v.tate Land Commissioners of the state of Wash tofether with thp ng - described lands, togeiner witn the improvements situation thereon, will be sold at public auction fn th^ highest bidder therefor, to wit? auctlou to the Vl/ . . . Application No 8282. h, 2°* Section 4, Township 3° North Range 44 East W. M., containing 80 acres, more or less, according to the government survey thereof, appraised at $800 feurvty xt to No. 8283. 44 F,dr°\v M n 10, . Townsh iP 32North, Range 44 East W M„ containing 160 acres, more or less, according to the government survey thereof, aopraised at $1600. xr w » . A PP lica -tion No. 8285. 44 e^ tiOD 10 ' Township 32 North, Range 44 East W. M., containing 40 acres, more or less, according to the government survey sa™" at " ,2 °- «p --o ~ * Application No 8202. of of Section 16, Township 32 North, Range 45 East W. M., containing 40 acres, more or less, according to the government survey thereof, appraised at $480. Application No. 8121. vilth }>'.? and 3°f Section 36, Township 32 North, Range 44 East W. M., containing 86.80 acres, more or less, according to the govern ment survey thereof, appraised at $1085.01. Lots 4 and 5 of Section 36. Township 32 North, Range 44 East W. M., containing 31.50 acres, more or less, according to the government sur vey thereof, appraised at $393 75. XT , , Application No. 8409. of uel4 of Section 26, Township 32 North, Range 44 East W. M , containing 40 acres, more or less, according to the government survey thereot, appraised at $100. „ _ Application No. 8126 Ne!4 of sei4 of Section 36, Town4hip 32 North, Kange 44 East W. M., containing 40 acres, more or less, according to the government survey thereof, appraised at $500, "subject to an ease ment for a right-of-way for railroad purposes heretofore granted to the Idaho & Washington Northern Railroad. Said lands will be sold subject to the terms, conditions and reservations of Chapter 109 of the Session Laws of 3911, relating to easements for rights-of-way and the carrying of timber, stone, mineral and other products over the same. Said lands will be sold for not less than the appraised value above stated and upon the terms and conditions following: Terms and Conditions of Sale—Not less than one-tenth of the purchase price must be paid at the time of sale to the officer making the sale. The purchaser, if he be not the owner of the improvements, must forthwith pay to the officer making the sale the full amount of the appraised value of the improvements, as above stated One-tenth of the purchase price must be paid annually thereafter on the first day or March of each year, with interest on all de ferred payments at the rate of 6 per centum per annum, together with accrued interest on any balance, at the same rate. Provided, that any purchaser ipaj' make lull payment of prin cipal, interest and statutory fees at any time and obtain deed or state natent The pur chaser of land containing timber or other valu able materials is prohibited by law from cut ting or removing any such timber or materials without first obtaining consent of the Commis sioner of Pubiic Lands or the board, until the full amount of the purchase price has been paid and deed issued. All sales of state lands are made subject to the reservations of oils, gases, coal, ores, min erals and fossils of every name, kind and de scription, and to the additional terms and conditions prescribed in the act of the legisla ture approved March 20,1907, being Section 3 of Chapter 256, of the Laws of 1907. The above-described lands are offered for sale in pursuance of an order of the Board of State Land Commissioners, and an order of sale duly issued and certified by the Commisioner of Public Lands of the state of Washington now on file in the office of the county auditor of said county. E. W. Ross. 1-25 2-29 Commissioner of Public Lands. NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION Department of the Interior, Land Office at Spokane, Wash. Feb. 13 1912. Notice is hereby given that Joseph S.Smith, 01 Newport, Wash., who, on April 20,1905, made Homestead Entry No. 16848 (02C28), for the nw% of swj£, Section 32, Township 32 North, Range 45 E W. M., has hied notice of intention to make final five year proof, to establish claim to the land above described, before M. F. Ryan, United States Commissioner for the Eastern District of Washington, at Newport, Wasn., on the 10th day of April, 1912. Claimant names as witnesses: Hugo Lu leisch, George H Bobier, Ernest Deinharitt and A lam Voos, all of Newport,; Wash. 2-15 4-21 Hal J. Cole, Register. NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION Department of the Interior, Land Office at Spokane, Wash February 2, 1912. Notice is hereby given that Ulysses S. Walker, of Tweedie. Washington, who. on July 31, 1905 made homestead entry No. 17047 (02734), for se*4 nw%, Ne L 4 and ne of Section 28, Township 30 North, Range 45 E. W.M., has filed notice of intention to make final five-yearproof, to establish claim to the land above described, before M F. Ryan, U. S. Commissioner for the Eastern District of Washington, at Newport, Wash., on the 16th day of March. 1912. Claimant names as witnesses: George W. Johnston, Fred F. Johnston, William Elmer and John Pierce, all of Tweedie, Wash. 2 8 3-14 HAL J. COLE, Register A. B. SIGGINS Carpenter and Builder All kinds of work in the building line taken by contract or by day. Estimates Furnished Olson's Dray Line General Teaming and Transfer Work TELEPHONE NO. 16 NEWPORT, WASH. Newport Harness Shop Jtl. G. MURPHY, Prop. Horse Blankets—Robes Harness of all kinds made to order Repairing Promptly Attended to Newport, Wash. Power! «J ELEGTRIG POWER is most reliable and cheapest power for any and we are prepared to furnish it in any capacity from a fan motor to the largest factory and no town or city can boast of BETTER SERVICE. Let us figure on your POWER Needs Northern Idaho & Mon= tana Power Company TELEPHONE NO. 136 Neatly F > rinted JOB PRINTING Moderate Prices Sheriff's Sale State of Washington, i > ss County of Pend Oreille > By virtue of an order of sale issued out of the Honorable Superior Court of the State of Wash ington, for the County of Pend Oreille, on the 31st day of January, i 912, by the clerk thereof, in case of Henry Harbiean, plaintiff, vs. Will iam G Moodie and Alice E. Moodie, his wi ? e, defendants, No. 100, and to me, as sheriff, di rected and delivered, notice is hereby given that I will proceed to sell to the highest bidder for cash, within the hours prescribed by law for sheriff's sales, to-wit, at 1:30 o'clock p.m. on the 2nd day of March, A. D. 1912, before ihe courthouse door of the said Pend Oreille coun ty. in the state of Washington, all the right, title and interest of the said William G. Moodie and Alice E. Moodie. said defendants, in and to the following described property, to-wit: Lots two |2 | , three | 3 | , four | 4 | and seven | 7 | and the northwest quarter of the south east quarter of Section twenty-eight 128 | , Township thirty-seven |37 | North, Range forty-three |43| E. W. M., in Pend Oieiile county, state of Washington, levied on as the property of said William G. Moodie and Alice E. Moodie, his wife, said defendants, to satisfy a judgment amounting to $1023 40 and $125 plaintiff's attorney fee; $10 costs of suit, to gether with interest at 6 per cent per annum from date of decree, costs of sale and increased costs, in favor of the said Henry Harbiean, plaintiff. Given under my hand this 31st day of Janu ary, 1912. B F, Gardiner, Sheriff. By A. L. Miller, Deputy. 38-5 Sheriff's Sale State of Washington, i > ss. Countv of Pend Oreille, > By virtue of an order of sale issued out of the Honorable Superior Court of the State of Wash ington, for the County of Pend Oreille, on the 29th day of January, 1912, by the clerk thereof, in case of M. Fox, Sr., plaintiff, vs. J. W. Wood ing and Mrs. Jennie Wooding, defendants. No. 102, and to me, as sheriff, directed and deliv ered, notice is hereby given that I will proceed to sell to the highest bidder for cash, within the hours prescribed by iaw for sheriff's sales, to-wit, at 1 o'clock p. m ,on the 2nd day of March, A. D. 1912, before the court house door of the said Pend Oreille county, in the state of Washington, all the right, title and Interest of said J. W. Wooding and Mrs. Jennie Wooding, said defendants, in and to the following de scribed property, to-wit: The north one-half of the northeast one-quarter Bnd the north one-half of the northwest one-quarter of Sec tion twenty-four i 24 | . Township thirty-seven 37 | North of Range forty-two | 42 | E. W. M , in Pend Oreille county, state of Washington, levied on as the property of J. W. Wooding and Mrs. Jennie Wooding, said defendants, to sat itfy a judgment amounting to $667.72 and $100 attorney's iee allowed to plaintiff; $18 costs of suit, together with interest thereon at the legal rate; together with costs of sale and increased costs, in favor of M. Fox, Sr.* said plaintiff. Given under my hand this 30th day of Janu ary, 1912. B. F. Gardiner, Sheriff, By A. L. Miller, Deputy. 38-5 A. J. G. G. Jerseys Berkshire Swine Gotswold Sheep Barred Plymouth Rocks CHAS. M. TALMADGE, Prop. NEWPORT, WASH. Quick Delivery Up=to=Date Famous at home for Generations past; Famous now all over the WorU. For sale by GUST JOHNSON Anyone pending a sketch and description may quickly ascertain our opinion free whether an invention is probably patentable. Communica tions strictly confidential. HANDBOOK on Patents sent free. 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