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THE LOCAL FIELD
I have a few nice rooms in the Coffin building for rent. Frank Emigli. The Ladies' Aid of the Congre gational Church will sell cakes and doughnuts Saturday afternoon April Bth. —The Cascade Lumber Co. carry the most complete line cf sash doors and millwork between North Yakima and Spokane. Mrs. H. L. Nichols and children went to Kennnewick, Sunday, to join her husband who went a few days before. —Lind Leader. P. .Haasr publisher of the Lind Leader spent the afternoon in Kennewick. He said he had heard so much about the Daily Courier that he had to come down and see what kind of a town we had here that supported a J)aily at the age of two years. M. A. Hatton, of Red Lake, Falls Minn., spent the clay in town look ing over the situation. He says it is hard for a Red River Valley man to understand the productiveness of this kind of soil. What he saw, however convinced him it is pro ductive. MOM MONDAY'S DAI L MissJLda entertaining her sister from Spokane. • C. J. Beach went up to North Yakima today on business. L. W. Brown, is treating his store building formerly occupied by the Courier to a coat of paint. The grass in the parks around the Northern Pacific depot is out nice and green and shows what a great improvement a little grass can make. Several sidewalk petitions are ready to be presented to the council at its next meeting and it is more than likely that the next few weeks will see large additions to our pres ent supply of walks. A. C. Singleton, manager of the Singer Sewing Machine Co., of North Yakima is in town on busi ness. He reports everything lively and a great number of people com ing to the valley this spring: H. Amnn is spending consider able of his time out at the Horn these days looking after the work ot getting the ditch under way. We understand the site for the new town will be surveyed in a few days and the land put on the market. John Penn ,who received very seveie cuts on the head and face yesterday on/* Amon ranch r while tiryng to ride a first-class bucking cavuse ,is around today, but is like all "brocho buster's" if it had not been for sbmething he would not have been hurt. Xliose of you who don't favor the seeding ~oTThe vacant lots and streets should come over from Pasco 011 one of the trains and look out of the car window at that beautiful alfalfa field on the north side of the track, then go to the other side of the car and take a look at the scen ery. Nuff sed. J. F. Roberts Supreme State Or ganizer of Modern Foresters and Deputy Head Council of Modern Woodmen of America, is in our town for the purpose of organizing a Modern Forrester Lodge. All those persons having signed appli cations under Probst & Hock are requested to call upon him immed iately of the Antlers Hotel. Mr. Roberts is a gentleman of rare abil ity and all persons coming in con tact with him become charmed with his personality. At last the ferry between Pasco j and Kennewick is in a fair way to j become a certainty. Mr. Muir ar- j rived here last week from up the river with one boat and will in a few days have another which he will equip with a gasoline engine and put in regular commission. At present he is ferrying across what traffic comes his way with hand power. *Xhe base-ball boys met in the Courier office Srturdav evening and organized a team. W, J. Shaugh nessy was elected manager and treasurer and H. E. Roseman capt ain. The team will be made up of experienced players of which we have quite a few. Arrangements are being made to form a four or six team league from the towns be tween Lind and Prosser. Should this scheme carry we can expect some good games here this season. rnoM Tuesday's daily Mr. and Mrs. Otto Hanson left this morning for Tacoma for a few days visit. Anderson returned this morn ing afteFlTTew"days spent with friends at Lind. Mrs. O. F. Caspar came in from Ta coma this morning and will spend the summer 011 Mr. Cosper's ranch near town. I tractor Tweed began work 011 j thelrew-ctty jail this afternoon, and j soon we will have a place in which to care for the unruly ones. j The Endeavor of the Congregational 1 church will give a fish pond social next | Friday evening at the church. The ladies will bring two baskets, enough luncheon for one in each. All are in vited. A. C. Purdy came over from Pasco today to transact some business. He is erecting a large addition to his hotel overthere and sayß it will be the peer of any house ill tliis part of tlie state when it is finished. W. T. Anderson, of Maiden, Mass , Chas. Fisher, of Chicago, J. D. Glad neys, of Chicago and A. F. Van Vleet, arrived today and are looking for homes aud places for business. Mr. Fisher represents the Douglas Shoe Co., J. D Gladuey represents a large mercantile firm in Chicago. Mr. Glad ney is here to purchase a home aud Mr. Van Vleet is looking sor land. W. R. Amon has gone to the Sound where he will purchase a boat to be run between this place and points up the river. He will endeavor to get a boat that will carry about twenty passengers besides a cargo of freight., The principal business for the boat wii be to ply between here aud the nev town just being started on the Aram ; lands near the mouth of the Yakim; river. Observer Jenkins has favored thi offi?e with an itemized report of th« weather for the past month fron which we glean the following interest ing information. Mean temperature 50; Total precipitation, 45; 13 clea days, 7 part'y cloudy days aud I cloudy days. On the Bth the thei mometer registered slightly below tli freezing point, but there was no frot that would injure the most delicatt plant life. M. D. Root has spent the past fev days in Spokane on a business mission O—L-Uauson is In Tacoma confer ing with the Northern Pacific officials Mrs. Marcell and Miss o Pasco are spending the day with rela ! tives in the city. Mrs. Lippencot spent iast night with ; friends in Pasco, returning home tbi» morning. W. A. Hawes informs us that he wil have his stock of goods ready to opei to the public by Eriday. Pro£ T».i«.iin i )aa leased a trad of land near the bridge and will star at once putting in a market garden. Joe Cramer headed a delegation 01 Pascoites who came over this morning to get an idea of what city life is. C. O- Ingalls, of Northport, today purchased a nice farm in the valley and will at once start to put it in culti vat ion. Marshall Glover put a couple of ho boes in the two minute class this morning and t'>ld them to forget to com<> back. L. M. Locke, of Garfield, was here yesterday and informed us that lie ex pected to become an inhabitant of the valley. Dr. C. M. Owen has decided that he would like to try city life for awhile, and has gone to San Francisco where be will go iuto practice. G. W. Rhodes, brother of the late Rev. Mr. Rhodes, came in from Inde pendence, Ore., this morning and has taken charge of the affairs of his broth er's family. We had a nice mess of young rad ishes for dinner today through the courtesy of Reed Bros. These gentle men have a large garden west of town and have a very choice line of vege tables- If you are rigged out with the proper kind of head works you can become | the owner of a valuable town lot In i Amon's new town up the river. The town has no name as yet and in order i that it can be given one that will be a J credit to it the owners have decided ! to leave the naming cf it to the people. ! They will give a town lot in the new town to the one suggesting a name that will be accepted. Get your think ing cap on and win the lot and the ' honor of naming the new town. rftOM THURSDAY'S DAILY AH kinds of tailoring work promptly attended to in our tailoring depart ment. Ashbaugh*. E. I) Bell, of Pawns, came down this week and went out to Horse Heaven to look after bis farm. J. M. Hawkins is redecorating the interior of his place of business. A. Nevlow is in charge of the work. The trains that should have arrived here during the day, yesterday, cmne in tliie morning about 3 o'clock. Council Proceedings. Council meeting held in council room at Kennewick April 6. Present: Mayor Sheppard, Couti cilmen Bier, Johnson, Moore and Hanson. Councilman Hanson reported j that he had no report to make other than that the company had 1 given the town permission to use ! water pending negotiations. Moved by Councilman Hanson seconded by Councilman Johnson that the clerk draw a warrant for j $120 in favor of H. C. Mitcham in , payment for a lot for jail. The matter of experimenting on fixing the streets with oil and clear ing and grading certain streets was turned over to the committee on streets and sidewalks with power to act. The street committee was in structed to call for bids for the re pairing of the river road and allow contract to the lowest aud best bid der. The marshal was instructed to lave Arie Hover remove stones rom street in Garden Tracts with n ten days and in default, to hire :eams for removal of same and •harge expense to said Hover. We do the Buisness! The Columbia Commis sion Co's FEED & SEED de partment is the most complete iu the city. . If you are wondering a - bout markets tor your growing producte, see us That's part of our Business. SPECI A L OFFER OIST CiKAPKS We have a few thousand Grapes at special prices. This means money to you. Evergreens for wind brakes at the lowest prices. Correspondence solicited. Evergreens a Specialty. E. E. HCHOLTZ F. C. Box 155, Kennewick, Wash. The Happiest Mm In The Valley is the man that will take advantage of the g-ieat Bargain Sale in Fruit Trees now offered by me. Being compelled to get off the right of way of the Northern Pacific rail road I will sell GOOD TfiEES CHEAP This is a chance in a life time Send me your wants. PAULG.KRUGEft NURSERYMAN j 1 105 N. First St., North Yakima Telephone 1135. STILL OPENING NEW GOODS Our warehouse is the busiest place in town at present and has teen for the past month, and we can't tell just how long it will last as our new Spring and Summer Goods are arriving every day, and we are putting them in stock as fast as possible. NEXT WEEK We are going to tell you some of the prices we are selling these new goods for. Watch this space and you will profit by it. A. H. JOHNSON Attention <£ Have you noticed the carloads of stock being unloaded daily in our yards? We are receiving carloads of choice stock every day, and are better prepared to satisfy our customers than ever. We now have a complete liue of Lumber, Shingles, Mouldings Sash, Doors, Hair. Lime, Plaster, Cement, Brick, Posts—in fact everything in building material. We also handle the Roslyn lump coal and dry Fir wood. Our new office is near completion aud we will be pleased to see you in our new quarters. Estimates gladly furnished. ST. PUL & TACOMA LUMBER CO., H. E. BALDWIN, Local Manager. New office on Columbia Avenue. /T\oore & (jeizeptapper Real Estate Dealers Kennewick Valley Irrigated Lands. . . . Horse Heaven Wheat Lands X/ Call and see us. Good Improved and Unim proved Horse Heaven Wheat Land, from $5.50 to $15.00 per flere Valley Irrigated Lands at all Prices. The Dalles Nurseries THE DALLES OREGON OUR SPECIALTIES Bing and Lambert Cherries Peacher, Apprlcots and Grapes LARGEST TOCK IN WEST E. F. EICHOLTZ, Salesman Kennewick, — Wash.