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Free advice, how to obtain patents, trade marine copyrights, etc., )N ALL COUNTRIES. Business direct with Washington saves time, money and often the patent. Patent and Infringement Practice Exclusively. Writs or come to us at BIS Hlnth StrMt, op p. United State* Patent Oflc*. WASHINGTON. D. C. GASNOWi Patents Trade Marks Designs "fTTv Copyrights Ac. Anyone sending ft sketch and description ma; oulckly ascertain our opinion free whether an invantlon is probably patentable, Oommunica tionsstrictly confidential. HANDBOOK on Patent. Sent free. Oldest agency for securing patents. Patent* taken through Munn & Co. recelvt tpecial notice, without chacge, In thg Scientific American. A handsomely Illustrated weekly. Largest cir cnlX?on of any journal. Terms, $3 a year:-our mohtbs. * '.old by all newsdealers. MUNN & Co. M,,!raai "'- New Tort '"Sin" Offl" ® r **- Washington. Pr Fac simile typewriter letters a specialty. Feed! F E E D The Chas H. Collins Co. The Big Feed Dealers The U. S. Pomologist Col. G. B. Brackett says "I am glad to know you are making an extra effort to disseminate Delicious apple. I have always told you I consider it the best of all varieties you have introduced" Do you know Stark Delicious? It is the apple that made the Wenatchee Valley famous horticulturally; the apple that was sold by Oscar Vanderbilt, Hoo J River, Ore., last year for $6.00 per box; the apple that sold at Hood River this year for $1.00 per box more than any tther va riety and the apple that always tops the markets everywhere. Prof. H. E. Van Deman Ex U. S. Pomologist, says: "1 law some glorious apple* in our Washington, D. C., market recently, and among them was De licious, bringing the highest price of all." Have you tasted this royal fruif? If not, we will send a box of 3 tpecimens on receipt of 25 cents to pay partial express charges. (No charge is maae for the fruit). The 25 cents we wiP .efunri to you on the first order of trees yuu send us. Send for the fruit today ard ask for our New Delicious Booklet, it is free. Stark Bro's Nurseries & Orchards Company Louisiana Missouri U. S. A. MARRIED man (34) with 12 year* experience In the mercantile business, last seven years as manager of large general merchandise store, desires position In Kennewlck store or office. Bo* 638, care Courier. Twice told Tales. How Chamberlain's Cough Remedy cures coughs and colds has not only l>eeu told twice but It has been told thousands of times all over the world and will be told again from your own home if j T ou will give It a trial. For sale by The Columbia Pharmacy. HOW TO TRIM SKILLED BMOBUILIERS (Co..tinned from front page) values for their road funds. In many of our states the annual road expenditure is considerably in ex cess of that required to run the en tire state government with all its legislative and administer mach inery. To administrative this latter fund we elect or appoint a host of officials and take every precaution to secure reasonable returns but take little or no interest in the larger fund expended on our roads. Nor are the losses confined to a money tax. The ethical and edu cational influence exerted on the nation by her highways is of even greater importance. Good roads may mean a growing bank account while bad roads certainly mean a growing mortgage on the old home stead. But bad roads mean the perpetuation of the old "district school house" and the conspicuous absence of churches. And of still greater importance is the now well established fact that bad roads mean an acceleration of the rush to the city and the desertion of the farm by our most desirable sons and daughters, while good roads mean a return to the farm and to better methods of farming. We thus see that the present trend of the increased demand for trained highway engineers is well founded, founded on a crying need for men of broad training and un questionable integrity who are able to lead the way to a proper solution of the difficult, complex problems now pressing on us. In no field of engineering are more difficult, vari ed or far-reaching problems involv ed than are met with by the high way engineer. His education and training should therefore be the most liberal and at the same time the most exhaustive possible. For he who really desires to assist the cause of better roads must approach the problem in a large way. There fore it is well, if not asolutely neces sary for him to obtain a general idea as to the influence roads as a means of communication exert on the advance of civilization, to gain a clear conception of the relations the roads bear to the topographic, geologic and climatic conditions of the country, a thorough knowledge of the constructive details of the road itself and the destructive ag encies together with their preven tion, and, last but not least, to un derstand the history of the develop ment of roads and highways, a his tory most couriously linked with that of civilization and full of inter est apart from its economic applica tion. Nor will such study be without advantage to the practical road builder. All experience teaches us to imitate, modify or avoid; and in this work he will find much which will prove or value in the solution of modern prodlems by pointing the way to lines to be fol~ lowed and others to be avoided- As I have already intimated, it is a belief still quite prevalent that road building is a trade rather than a profession. As some wit has re marked: "There are three things which every person, in his own opinion, is fully competent to do: pick the winning horse in a race (before the race), judge a woman's beauty and tell other people how to build good roads." A very little reflection will con vince one to the contrary. In order to secure the best results possible the road builder must first of all he a competent civil engineer. In ad dition to the subjects usually in cluded in the civil engineering course he should poscss a good working knowledge of geology, min eralology, chemistry and a wide familiarity with the legislative, ad ministrative and political sciences. The work of the truly successful highway engineer must l>e broader than the mere construction and maintainance of the roadway. He must be a leader in the evolution of the modern highway and be able to J cope successfully with the complex problems arising in all phases of the , movement for better roads. I; To the young man who desires to take up highway engineering as your life work I would say, take the J broadest course in civil engineering ' that you can find. Supplement this with a year or two of post graduate work devoted to your specialty. The j best graduate course in the world in ] highway engineering is the "student course" given by the Ofliee of Pub lic Roads. This course is open un s der competative civil service exam ination to all graduntes in civil en r gineering from reputable colleges, f The only trouble with this course is 1 that because of the meager appria p tions made to this office by congress r the number of students must needs be very limited, not one one-hun x dredth enough to supply the needs of the country. The State college e at Pullman has for many years past given courses in road engineering s and is planning 1o extend and t broaded these courses still more. x But good roads are not to l>e had , _ for there mere asking. If the edu- B cation of the highway engineer need t to be especially broad, it is only s because his field of practice is wider 1 still. Road building is an art and j it requires the planning and super , vision of an expert in order to se e cure the best returns for the money j invested. In order that the require -1 ments of local communities may be r, clearly understood and local mater r ials most fully utiized there must be careful investigation with meth t ods of scientific precision, for only r in this way can the cost be brought 1 within the resources of most com -1 munities. Nor are the problems of organiza e tion for the management and finan u eeering of any less importance. The s good road problem is largely one of appreciation and cooperation. The _ practice of the highway engineer . must, therefore, be so directed as to _ develop both appreciation of what I he has accomplished and hearty co e operation in what he is trying to do. e Cooperation is the keynote to sucess. r Main strength and awkwardness e will not suffice. What the people I, want and what they are beginning to demand is well organized action i. under skilled and competent super -1 vision. This is what produces re a suits, and it is results that we must have. This is the demand made by n the great mass of the people. Nor s is this at all strange. It is only the expression of a just request: that ,f our roads l>e put on a basis commen e surate with their importance and e that sound, scientific and business principles be observed in their loca tion, construction and maintenance. In a brief, general way I have outlined some of the underlying u principles which should guide us in h both the teaching and the practice .. of highway engineering. Like the underlying principles of road con struction itself they are quite simple t in and of themselves. But in their (j proj)er execution man}' and varied A complications often arise and to se ,j cure the best results both training h and experience is required. e So in general the economic prob y lems involved in highway improve- i - ments are not complex in . them selves. They are those which relate i t largely to the transportation of the ' t agricultural products .of a country. 1 i In their influence, however, these < - bear on the entire life of the nation. < s They are very far reaching. While ' ii the roads of any given community < : are largely traversed only by those < e of the immediate vicinity the ex- ] s change of her commodities extend ) to all parts of the nation. It is for I this reason the composite of the 1 - roads of a nation are, in a sense, i r the measure of her progress. Indi e viduals come and go but the nation f e continues, yet ever bearing the 1 - stamp of those who have gone, c - Public institutions live op and on. ( t Thus it is we owe a debt to the fu- i J turc an obligation to give to its store i - the best we have. As our institu- \ ; tions are permanent, so are our g - roads. With or without improve- i . ments we pass them on to the future. € 1 The future without having any a r voice in the matter is the recepient s I of our works and realized ideals, e ; All road improvements should, a f I therefore, be considered with a a »j broader view than the returns of the i I present. For our works, whether v I I good or bad are not borne by in g ; alone but saddled upon an innocent c FRUIT TREES FORsahT I have about 10,000 Apple Trees and about 1 Haa Pear Trees at my nursery, one mile south-west of Kennewick, con sisting of the following fine varieties APPLES—SpltxenlH»rf?, Yellow Newtown Pippin. iMltclnm. e. man Wlnesab. Baldwin, Jonathan, Ark Black, Jcfferies W > u Red Astrlchan and Yellow Transparent. ' ea 'tuj, PEAKS—KIfer, Lincoln and Ouches d anjjulume Prices of apples 2 ft. to 2\ ft , 10c; 3 to 5 ft., Pearß These are. positively the finest stock tha,t can be grown ami ? antee them true to name. Orders booked and filed In order m» K | lßr " when this sti>ck It exhausted can not ffll any more at tlieae t i 10 per cent cash to accompany order or satisfactory referanccs The Kennewick Nursery L. A. JARNAGIN ....Morn, The Promoter.... I Has taken up Kennewick (or investment because we can ; g>ve him the most (or his money as money put into Kenne wick property is sure to increase. 1 We have only choice tracts o( land on sale, we will not I list an undesirable tract at any price. \ We have one tract of 37 acres. $4100 was sold off this place this year for crops alone. Will sell 1-$ down and be willing to give 1-5 of purchase price for next crop. , A 10-acre tract under high of cultivation, flume • direct to ditch, $350 per acre. Terns. , We have tracts in Nob Hill, Garden Tracts, Kenne > wick Hights, sec. 5, 6, 7, 8,9, 15, 16, 16, 20, 21, 24 | and on the river above town. We have quality, quantity and a variety of choice. - . o : SQUARE DEAL REALTY CO. ! FRANK EMIGH, Menager ACCURACY in compounding prescriptions com bined with the purity of all our DRUGS has given us an enviable reputation with a long li£t of patrons. If you want satisfaction in the line of Drugs or Patent Medicrnes, give us a trial. COLUMBIA PHARMACY Edward Sheppard, Prop. Kennewick Transfer Co ; Livery and Feed Stable Dray and Express. Baggage a Specialty. Prompt and Stisfactory Service. In The Bis: Red Barn, Phone 252. future. But even the immediate reutms from better roads are not small. They reduce the cost of transporta tion and enhance the value -of real estate. They exert a wonderful ethical and educational influence. They promote churches and schools, encourage a wider and a more gen eral social intercourse and favor the rapid dissemination of knowledge. I Distance is no longer measured by • the yard stick but by the clock's ( ticks.'' Good roads make' short miles, bad roads long ones." Good roads make farm life more agreeable and so tend to keep the best men on the farm instead of driving them to our already over crowded cities. I tell you gentle men, the best products of our farms are neither alfalfa nor cattle nor yet wheat nor hogs, but intelligent pro gressive boys and girls. With bad roads as a barrier to the free and easy intercourse between country and city and absence of the needed social life the young mind is warp ed, the souls narrowed by prejudice and sound symmetrical education and growth rendered difficult if not impossible. Bad roads is the force which is swelling the tide on the great stream of our farmer sons and j daughters now so strongly setting toward the city, there to mingle s with the vast throngs of alien aad . unsettled labor which even now - looms on the horizon as a dark men -1 ace to our free institutions. There 1 are times even now when we despair • of the tide ever turning and are ..ready to exclaim with the poet: - "11l fares the land to hastening ill 3 a prey, where wealth accumulates . and men decay." Good roads will " stem the flood and turn the tide s from the city back to the county, t Good roads will help to bring about a ledißtribution of wealth; will > bring us homes in place of tene i ments; happiness in place of misery f and squalor and the enjoyment of health and vigor and strengt v thru - the open air and God's glorious ) sunshine made accessable to all. t For these reasons, if for no others, ■ our roads should receive the best I and closest attention from not only I the teacher and the engineer, but r also from the community, county, 1 state and nation. (Extract* from an address delivered before the annual convention of the State < iood Rosds Association at Kennewick, Wash., Nor. 20, 1908). !• Single comb white leghorn cocker ala for sale. Improve your flock by getting one of these birds from prize winning stock. Bros.