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'Friday- Nov. 23, 1906
From Saturday's Daily
. r (jrifteth yesterday s .Id twenty
the valley to H A. Hover.
* r c<>ttnia» of Garfield, purchased
L'luta lying west of the White Star
11 i„. throiiuh Hanson A Rich
v Kn«» tz :m nore t,aot ,)f
<' Staser the first of the week
itteine> , l " ,
j lies «est of Hettinger's place and
price was $7oU.
~h n l ucasand H. N. h inciter. who
' gin-en employed at Watson's waiv
„ t-v 1 adin? wheat into cars at
kitifPt ° ,c c , , ~
for C. A. Dandy (o.
j I Higg' ns :l "d M a, "l 'at
• sister, Mi-s Nora Reardon. are re-
Irnii'B ,0 lt,eir Ht Winston,
J'ltuima. Mr. Hi trains has been
Derating a shovel for Wren &
(irfuougli for several months,
(i H. M 'ttinger was up from his
pncli 20 miles s utli of Kennewick
jiei'da}'- He was "tUkleder than a
dagwitb a nosegay tied to his tail"
ve r Travis'elec'ion and proud of Ex
foil's vote of 18 for him to 2 for
About a dozrn young people were
* rV pleasantly entertained by Miss
Irene LnP«rte at her home last eve
jHjf, and music furnished fun
it plentyt w ' ll > an auction sale as a
.ifcial feature. Light lefivshments
,ere served.
R. F. Cochrane of Wallace, Idaho,
,n old fiiend of F L. Wats »n, stopt off
lure while on his nay to Waila Walla
to vi_.it his father. Mr. Cochrane used
to live at Creston where he was city
nurshal and was much interested in
letrning ihe particulars of (lie shoot
ing affair here on October 31st.
An Englishman named Whitlock,
»|in was cook for a party of North
(Vast purveyors, fell down the stairs at
lie Merchant lodging house and sus-
Uioed a badly injured spine and a
oniucd wrist. Early this morning
j*was screaming and moaning with
l«ia but he has been resting easier
All afternoon.
From Monday's Daily
Lodg ; ng rooms at the White Star
Miss E'eanor Ptaser Is planning to
speii a Candy Kitchen B<>on.
A.E. Blessinger has returned from a
[several weeks' stay in the Palouse.
f/,Miss Eureka Ely is among the num
jjfirom this place going to Normal.
' Fay F. Dean went to Prosssr on busi
ness connected with the Kennewick
Abstract Co.
Mrs. C. E. Lam arrived last night
from North Yakima on a visit to her
sonC'bas. 1-um and wife.
Don F Cresswell is in attendance at
she County Commissioners meeting
tithe county seat this week.
R. I'». Walker, treasurer-elect of
Benton County, is in Prosser looking
for a house to live in after he assumes
I effice.
I- B. Simmons, principal ol tne Fin
tey schools is attending the Institute
fProsser. He is a member of the
enimittee on introdu tiun.
[ t»- W. Taylor's household goods were
feu red for $300 with Hanson it K ch
l!| the Citizens lun. Co., one of the
[Hartford compauies. Tne loss will be
(«id ut once.
In a recent decision the S>a'e Su
preme Court holds that tlie Road Poll
-w past by the legislature in 1903
«snd amended by the lust general as
■Mnbly is valid and constitutional.
Misses Elva Harris, Florence Al
l>right, Helen Cphara, Mattie Water
man, Lillian Shapely and Libbie
teachers in the Kennewick
thools went to Prosser last night to
Mend the Second Annual Teachers'
'ostitute this week.
Rev. Win. Snape, who was at North
lakima attending: the Congregational
got back last night on No.
towbich was the first train out of
[Nortli Yakima since the high waler
*aslit out the tra"k in two places near
Parker siding. He was detained there
since the middle of the week by the
Water blokade.
£Tr Tlie mail service for the present cou
nts of one train a day each way. N».
1") at 9:2"i p, in . west bound, (lie mail
si the post oßice closing at itie
'■"ur Hie of; ire closes. Fast bound
"toil goes uu No. lti at lU o'cb ck a.
ami tlie mail closes at 9:30 a. m.
Tiiis service will probably continue
■ora week or more until tin* tracks are
"■paired s as to aliow ibt- Trnnscon
''"etttal trains to go thru to the Sound
M. P. Martin, the Northern Pacific
Controller, has been held in Kenne
*iek by the Hoods but left this mom
to try to reach Tacoma by way of
Portland. He is anxious to reach
in order to countersign
,! >e i»av checks so the hoys can get t heir
'"oiiey on die 20th as u-ual. Mr.
•Martin informs us the right-of-way
s |iUte bftween the Portland & Seattle
""(i the II ariiman oj position haw
Wii >cltled by decision of the courts
'uvor of the P. S.
Division Supenhtendent, A. Reamer,
went west to Ellensburg in his private
car \\ ednesdav night on No. 1"». He
eould get no farther and his train
could not return on account of the
washouts. In order to get back to di
rect the men in making repairs he
walked from Ellensburg to North Yak
ioia on ihursday. Scow, the road
master, and Howditch. the train mas
ter. also happened to be near at hand.
The work tr»ins from three divisions
were hurried to the breaks with as
large a force of men as could possibly
be used.
Prom Tuesday's Daily
How e is in line to do your plumbing
for you.
A baby was born to Mr. anu Mrs.
Allison. Sunday.
Sp.cial meeting of the Commercial
Club next Tuesday night.
How do you like living on a branch
line. - ' A train a day each way.
Geortje I<. Richardson went to Prosser
this morning on public business.
Don't forget to order your family
drinks from the O. K. Botling works
We sell by the case.
George Scott went up to Yakima
last night to visit his folks and see the
ravages of t he fl >od.
Dr. A. E. Johnson of Cloquet, Minn.,
visited last week with Nels Swauson
and family in Section 7.
K. C. Rowers, the county surveyor-
is in Pross"r on bu«ine-s with
the County Commissioners.
Mrs. A. E. Nelson is so seriously sick
that the Professor was unable to leav<
to attend the Institute with the other
teachers Sunday night.
R. E. Pratt, of Chicago, the owner of
the "Chicago Tracts," arrived last
night with the snow and like it he
only comes once a year. He will re
main several days looking after busi
ness matters
Sheriff Alex McNeill is still confined
to his bed from the wound in his
stomach received in the fight with the
bandits three weeks ago. He is getting
along nicely, however, and it is ex
pected that he will soon be attending
to his duties.
L. Hedington past a subscription
paper for G. W. Taylor whose house
and furnishings were destroyed by
fire Saturday. lie secured $108. Mr.
j Hedington says there is no town of
, Kennewick's size where the people
are as willing and anxious to help
j those in need as they are in this.
From Wednesday's Daily
I Guy Ilavdon is sick.
I B >rn—Yesterday to Mr. and Mrs. L, '
J. Prior, a d lughtar.
E. L. Sh«ft->r has moved to Section ;
7 near A. P. Newton.
G. W. Barnes has moved into the '
j Conwav house on Fourth Street next .
to Washington.
Horses For Bale—Four good work
; horses, weight between 1100 and 1200.
A. J. Barham, North of depot.
| For nice fresh (lowers for funerals,
j decorations and weddings write or tele- j
i phone Spokane Florist Co., Main 5,
Carl Yertrees, bavin/ recovered from
his recent illness, has engaged in the
tire insurance business. He has his
office with Hanson & Rich.
The Woodmen of the World havede
{cided to postpone the ball they had j
f planned for Thanksgiving eve to a later
date, perhaps Christmas Eve.
Miss Mildred Whitehead is the new
central girl for the Twin City Telephone
;Co Miss Whitehead works noons and
| evenings and is learning the board
1 rapidly.
The committee having the Fourth of
I July, ceremonies in charge, Messrs.
Lundy, Seott and Fuller, turned over
i the balance of money f>lo..'»o to the
j Kennewick Band. This was the
i proper place to put it.
i 1) W. McCoy has engaged in the
j dray and transfer business in Kenne
| wick and will give particular attention
ito baggage and express work. Mr.
j McCJoy operated the City Dray line
here for a year and a half and is an o d
hand at the business. Mac is a rustler
and guarantees to do work promptly
| aud at reasonable p |- i -es His h*ad
(ju irters wid be at R H. Andes »n'»
i store the same as before. Phone your
! orders to the store N >. 312.
| F. L. Pitman and J. A. Niwman
j representing the ex North Coast Rail
: way were in town and held a long eon
fere u e witii President George F. Rich
■ ardson and others of the Commercial
; Club Monday. Mr. Pitman says the
: Company has not by any meant- given
up coming thru Kennewick Plans
with a view to securing the road
1 which will cause every body to sit up
and take no'ice are now being formu
lated. The company seems to be in a
; position to deal on u more definate
basis than heretofore. In this connec
tion it might be well to add that thru
,■ its attorney it is given out that the
| North Coast has tiansferred its hold
ings to tlie parent M:n;uny and that
corporation has therefore past out of
existance. The company w ill agree to
. : build thru the town within a year and
and are willing to announce their in
tension as to route within days af
ter the detiinate basis is agreed on.
Yertrees has good companies.
A citizens' caucus will lie held this
\ Friday ] evening at the Aiuon Hall at
The bush-ess of the caucus will
bt l to i iiiii mite candidates f«>r Mavor,
two eonncilnien, a police judge and
a town treasuter. There sh« uld he a
large at tendance so t hat action taken
will represent the desire of the voters
of the town.
From Thursday's Daily
G. E. Hanson has to Taeoma
on business. lie went by way of I'ort
Mi*s Kru j e leaves tomorrow to spend
the winter in Spokane with relatives
and friends
O O. Fechter was nominated for
Mayor of North Yakima on the Busi
ness Men's ticket Tuesday evening.
Mr*. K. Gritt'erh and daughter Mil
died are visiting Mrs. GrifFeth's moth
er Mrs. H E Bray in Walla Walla.
The Ladies' Aid of the Biptist
church will hold a saleof fancy articles
and home cooking, Saturday Dec. S at
Gibbons' music store.
Harry Draper, of Spokane, the owner
of the famous blood hounds, has been
in town for a (lay or two. He is think*
ing of l >cai.ing in Kennewick to make
his home.
George Koch and family arrived
last night from Ritzville to take up
their residence on the Stuible place
winch Mr. Koch recently purchased
The valley folks bid them welcome.
J. E D'ckerand family are moving
into their house on the Don F Cress
well place in the Garden Tracts. Mr.
Cresswell's are moving into their tine
new residtnee on Wash in ton street.
S G. Moorefield, the photographer,
will occupy the new Williams build
ing next to Hunter's Barber Shop.
There he will be nicely located and
equipt to do all kinds of picture mak
Refracted Rays.
George W. Morgan, of Ballinghatn,
is the new editor of the Hover Sun
shine. Mr. Morgan will conduct a
real estate business in addition to his
editorial du.ties. His paper will, as in
the past devote itself to popularizing
the attractions and opportunities of
the "Early Fruit Belt." lie will go
some if he keeps up the pace set by his
predecessor, Mr. Angus Hay, who sent
forth a sizzling blast of hot air, con
tinuously, beside which our hot. July
days were cool and balmy. We've
been so bn3y "fanning ourselves" and
Mr. Hay so busy earning his salary that
we haven't got very well acquainted
but we called on him a few weeks ago.
We found him a genial and forceful
personality. His paper showed him to
be a writer of abilty and power. We
regret to lose him from the ranks of the
Hen ton County newspaper men.'
Club Officers' Good Work.
I*. Si. Engineer's Office
November 13,
Mr. Geo. F Richardson, Pres.
Dr. J. \V. Hewetson, Sec'v.
Kennewick Commercial Club,
Kennewick, Washington.
I desire to acknowledge receipt of
your letter dated November 10th in
closing the excellent, report oft he Ken
newick Commercial Club on the ex
isting transportation conditions ofyour
locality and the probable infl lence of
an open river on freight rates, and wish
tu thank you for the information given
in the report which will be of much
service to this office in considering the
whole subject of" the Improvement of
the Columbia River.
Very respectfully,
S. W. Roessi.er,
Lieut. Col., Corps of Engineers, "U.S.A.
Invitations are out for a reception to
the Masonic bretbern and their fami
lies on next Monday evening.
"Houorificibiliiu linity" is the long
est word in he Engliuh language. It
taken from "Love's Labor Lost."
If you desire a .Tolly good time on
Nov. 28, remember Mr. Jolly the Jolly
Jollier of Joliet on "Jolly Side of Life "
A son arrived at t'je home of Dr. W.
Pullister in Seattle last Sunday and
the Kennewick P«d listers are all
The Ladies' Aid S • iety of the Con
gregational Church will hold a Christ
mas Bazarr December 16th. A line of
fancy and useful articles, cooked goods,
etc., will hi on sale.
O. J. Grendahl, superintendent of
the watt rworks at Moscow, Idaho, is
here looking over the local plant with
a view of taking charge as superinten
dent for the C. 1). \Y., L. A- I'. Co.
Mrs. H. S. Amon entertained a com
pany of little folks Thursday afternoon
i the occasion being Arthur's fifth birtb
j day. The time was spent playing
games and Mrs. Anion served the re
freshments dear to the childish hearts
including a beautiful birthday cake
| ornamented with live burning candles.
M's. Ruckman, with her little boy
and girl went this week to [,j Grande.
Ore., her former home, for a few days'
visit with iter parents. Mr and Mrs.
Kuckman cam** from Arizona a few
weeks ago. Mrs. Ruckman will bring
back their bouse bold goods and the
fitnily will reui dn as residents of the
Garfield's Fine Paved Streets.
Perhaps 110 other town iu eastern
Wasluhgton has made greater
strides this year than Garfield,
Whitman County. There have
been made suhstatiti.il improve
ments all over the city. The
streets have been put into fine con
dition under the supervision of J.
McPheters, who has had charge ot
the road work not only in many
western cities but in cities iu the
eas,t Garfield has expended 011
her streets this year $S,ooo, and
Mr. McPheters says the work has
been done for one third of the usual
ctst of such work in cities the size
of Spokane, Seattle, Tacoma and
The streets so far put iuto condi- j
tiou are California street from
Fourth east to the Northern Pacific |
depot. Main from Fourth east to'
the Northern Pac.fic railway cros- j
sing and Third street from the O. I
R <S: N. depot north to the Gram-|
mar School building. IJ street will
now be graded and macadamized
from the O. R. & N. tracks to the
Northern Pacific depot. This will,
when finished, put all the business
streets in first class condition and
from now on they will be free from
mud and dust. The streets are 66
feet wide and after they are put in
condi.ion wi.l receive a coating of
crusht stone hauled by teams from
a quarry near town and spread on
the streets 12 inches deep in the
center and 6 inches deep at the
The work done this season on
the streets of Garfield is significant
as marking the begiuing of scien
tific road improvement by the coun
y with the use of crusht st< ue.
The farmers thruout the Garfield
district are said to be delighted j
with the city streets since they have j
been macadamized, and with few j
exceptions, it is reported, would be I
willing to donate the labor to have
similar work done in the country
districts The cost of the work on |
Garfield's streets is placed at about j
$1.50 per front foot, which lias<
been paid by the o operty owners
011 the streets macadamized.
If Garfield can, we can !
Big Consolidation.
Within one week the equitv ;
which the Northern Pacific now |
hold in tbe Burlington will pass iu- j
to the hands of the Great Northern i
and within 15 days the Burlington
and Great Northern will be merged
into one vast system with James J.
Hill in control.
This statement was made this
week by a man close to the official
family of the Hill roads, who has
just returned from Chicago, where
the intricate operations of this gi
gantic transaction are now being
perfected. He makes the state
ment without reservation.
So far as the lines of track of the
Great Northern, Northern Pacific
and Burlington are concerned,
these three roads lack but on* little
1 nk now of being in fact one great
system. When the short cut from
Billings to Great Falls, Mont., is
completed the unification will be
The western terminus of the Bur
lington is Billings, where it meets
the Nortlitrn Pacific. A line has
been in course of construction for
sometime from Billings to Great
Falls, where the Great Northern
runs on its way to the coast. This
line will soon be finished and when
it is. the three great railroads will
be juned and merged, physcally,
into one vast system, hut, the fed
eral government objecting, the
Nosthern Pacific will not be named
in the union.
Thanksgiving Night. Nov. 29th,
And hear the best musical and liter
ary talent of Iveunewick and vicinity,
under the auspices of the ladies of the
Presbyterian Guild.
Some of the attractions of the eve
ning wiil be tuusic by two male quar
tets, a ladies quartet., a mandolin club
and tlie Kennew ick Orchestra.
Coal Promised.
The Northern Pacific Ry. officials
promise three or four cars of coal for
the first of the week. The word is
that the line will l>e opened to (."le
Klum today and that the cara loaded
with coal are there and will be brought
down here at orii'e. This fuel might
arrive sooner but is promised for the
first of the week.
Store News
Did you see tlie boxes of ripe strawberries in our
window last week? We can .scud you most anything
in tt:e fruit line.
Some of our newest fall goods will soon be here.
Come in and git samples and compare gocds and
prices with our competitors.
Winter will soon be litre. Now is the time to pur
chase underwear, for all woolen gocds aie steadily
\\ e are doing a big business, won by sheer merit!
'I he fanci« st and yet the cheapest characterizes our
goods every time.
We endeavor to please our customers. What they
want we generally hive. If not, we get it for them.
No store can do more. Many do less.
Our customers' interests ar_- oi;r interest. The
Tull & Godwin store has plenty of boosters it ought
to have. We trust Kennewick jieople to know a good
thing when they see it.
If you don't see what you want, ask for it. Don't
be bashful in our store. Tell us what you want—
that's all.
Thanksgiving is next month. Isetter begin to pre
pare now Possibly when everyone wants the same
articles they won't be available. In eveey order you
send us from now on we advise you to include one or
more items for the Thanksgiving menu.
Don't forget the Busy Store on the Corner.
for Christmas
Lome in now aud pick out what you waut and pay a
sma.l deposit down and we bold the article until you are
ready for it. By so doing you have advantage of a large
stock from which the best has not been taken* My stock
is now complete and of a quality that is the very best
money can buy. Come in and look my stock over and
satisfy yourselves that what I siy is true.
Gent's Watches $6.50 to 40.
Ladies' 44 8.00 44 50.
Sterling SpOons 75c to $6.
Tea Sets - $10. to 24.
Manicure Sets 75c to 10.
Fountain Pens 2.00 to 6.50.
L. R. WHITELOCK, the Jeweler
Fall Millinery
Ladies', Misses'and Children's Dress Hats.
Full Line of Street Ilats.
Call and inspect our stock.
TSiO other iravel-book tells as much about the Great Northwest as
"Wonderland 1906"
Tts chapters deal with Puzet Sound, the Columbia River,
the Queutiu Indians, the Bitterroot Range of Montana,
the Yellowstone National Park.
1 here s nothing better as a gui e to the splendid conntry between
the Mississippi and the tide waters of the Pacific. Send six cents
for a copy or j<et d the six cents with the address of the friend to
whom onderland 1906" is to be mailed, to
A M. CLELANI), Gen. Pass'gr Agent
St. Paul, Minn.
Northern Pacific Railway
Three Trains Daily in cajh direction l>etween St. Paul,
Minneapolis, Duluth, Superior and the
Solid Gold Rings 75c to 10.
" Gold Rings set $1. to 18.
44 44 Diamond $10 to 75.
44 44 Scarf Pins $1 to 3.75
44 Cuff Links 2.50-$ B.

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