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Vol. 1. No. 20.
If you are Planning a new
home it will be to your ad
vantage as well as our own,
to come and see us. We be
lieve that we can suit you
both as to quality of goods
and price, on all lines of
house hardware.
We carry a complete line
of logging and mill supplies.
Let us quote you some of our
Cor. Ninth and Front Streets,
l\l"t. G. W. HOXSEY,
Physician and Surgeon
Office in Smith's Block
lieavcmvortK Washington
J. Attorney at Law.
General practice. Prompt attention
to collections, legal papers carefully
drawn. Contests, and all business
before local and general land offices.
Attorney at Law
Leavf.nworth, Wash.
■« ' Attorney at Law.
Office in Residence. . Telephone 40.
nil. B. whltakek dentist,
Graduate Pennsylvania College Dental Surgery
Office: Columbia Valley IJ ink building.
Houru: 8:.1O to 111 1 to 6:80
Evenings by appointment. Phone 110
Wi notrhee Washn
su. Griffith,
• Lawyer,
Practices in all Courts.
Lock Box 23
Attorney nnrl Counsellor
(Prosecuting Attorney, Cliolun Oouaty.)
Wenatchee, Wash. ,• '
(nfflce in Court House)
Attorney and Counselor
Court Commissionei Cbelan County.
Wenatchee, Wash
Money to Loan Abntractß Made
Notary Public Conveyano Dg
Local Manager tortheWenatchee
Canal Company.
Office: Corner Mission and Paloo««8ti c
Phone ma
Wenatchee Washington
Livery and Feed Stable
with one or two horses
L. H. TUUNKU, Pn»p.
< Loavcn worth, - - Wash. >
Leavenworth, Wash., Friday, June 3, 1904.
A. O. U. W.
»VS,\ll£////, Tumwater Lodge No. 71, A
<lsS\\sS3l/Ms *"** lm)els the leooi i
V^NVWXShk^* and fourth Wednesday even
i^SpMß&S&gii'ißK in iheir hull uvor the
y- —•^ilyyjLHK^--' nostofllce. Visiting brethiun
jS^gKSffljfesS^ y 're coruiallv invited to ut
■■s^«s3lW&£s? t'"<l- '-H L'uten, M.W.
■^THsMteGMys. John W. Liulpn, Recorder.
fTJjJffxW* O. G. Hjork, financier.
Degree of Honor
a. O. V. XVi
Leaven worth Lodge No.
y«w*fc ?2, Defrree of Honor, meets
ever V tlr-t and tblnl Wed
f4'2r*.Jftt\ nesduy evenings in Fruter
»t''ivwa n»l Hull over the post office
V-h V-'-; V'.f *2 "Visit I sisters and brothers
VSTS Vi*«f cordially Invited 10 attend.
V*.' :-j*JW ATrjiittilii Murtln. O. of 11.
S^^ Lottie Dnyle. Recorder.
Louise McOuire. Financier.
I. O. F.
__•> ( union Court inrto
• ■/ pendent Order of Forrest
■ a urn meets every fir-*t nnd
V'jVr iiiir.i Tuesday in Frater
, , ■ V''M,/8i led Hall, over the post of
iih.-' 1 ■ . V-N IMF! flee. Visiting ira
[iii\ ti;' Bh are cordially invited tout
rf/\ V\i tend.
' /in"f\ '& Mrs. G. Engllih, C. R.
<h T^P^rr'Ji Mrs 0. it. Turner, B. 8
Imp. O. R. M.
,' ;L^'^V Til mw at r Tribe No. 71,
/' p .'■. ( •", Improved Order of Red Me 1
[f A ■"' ''.''. meets every Bnturdoy nnrht
f; ,»;'-* vi in Fraternal Hall. vlbiilot
>' . ' brethren cordially invited to
v >"i;,y BiU'iid.
V, y V A. E. Downln-r, Sachem.
. ./ W. Walker,
(Jhief of Records.
Our Passion Line of Soaps
10 Cents a Cake
3 for 25c
i • ■
City Drug Store
E. A. KING, Mauagor.
Tli<- Ideal v* The Heal
(Written for the Echo!
(Continued from last week)
Independent of simple drudgery,
there are several honorable and legiti
mato modes of obtaining this result:
First:—All the forms of loans by
which one obtains the promises of an
other, secured by his lands and prop
erty to repay at stated times the money
loaned, with interest and discount.
Second:—By the exercise of superior
shrewdness selling to one's friends and
neighbors everything whose selling
value is decreasing, and buying of one's
friends and neighbors everything
where selling value is increasing.
Third:—Occupying and controling
some locality, instrument facility, or
department of exchange, crushing out
compelition, or pooling with competi
tors, thus becoming enabled to exact
moderate or immoderate toll from all
who wish to trade the products of their
labor that they do not want for the
fruits of others 1 labor that they need.
Fourth:—Occupying all the land, pos
sessing all the materials which in after
wars man will want to use, fencing it
in with title deeds, or bonds for deeds,
and waiting until successive genera
tions or emigration will leave large
numbers homeless unless they buy this
land,—powerless unless they buy this
Thus come into being monopolies of
all kinds. Monopolies of land from the
homesteader on the frontier, excluding
humanity from his tract of sand and
cactus with a receiver's receipt; the
townsite adventurer, hoisting his pirat
ical banner over every cross-roads, post
office, county seat and railroad station,
to the ilucid owner of ten thousand acres
and the owner of a city corner lot; mo
nopolies of business from the merchant,
hog buyer, lawyer of a country town, to
those who hold within their hands the
power to make or wreok a railroad, to
build or dwarf a city, to bull or bear
the markets of tho world.
In the effort to acquire and retain
these monopolies arise competition,
tierce, destructive,— among farmers
seeking to beat each other at the mar
ket, among laborers struggling to an
ticipate each other in getting service,
among merchants enticing each other's
patronage, among doctors and lawyers
striving for each other's clientage.
To prevent the reduction of wages,
prices, profits, tolls and charges by
this competition pools are formed, from
the trades unions, labor associations,
professional fee bills, mercantile agree
ments, up to the rules of boards of trade
and railroad schedules.
And the object of it all is what?—the
acquisition of power, not intellectual
power,, not power over dead matter
over elmos or irrational force but rela
tive power,—over men, —superiority,
In these various modes of business
are employed the distinguished talents
the ripe scholarship the enterprise
and energy of the race. Three fourths
of the waking hours of the intellectual
forces of the age is consumed in offices,
lounging in htores, loafing on corners,
haunting saloons,measuring each others
strength, watching, the market looking
for chances to buy at less than worth,
waiting for opportunities to sell for
more than worth.
(To be continued)
IVh.ll Judge S'iirli.r Ilot'H Talk
It is neoiuMuy for Judge Parker to
have something to talk about since he
refute* to be Interrogated on political
queitlonti and ho has a story of a
young man in Savannah named Dv
Bom, who invited his sweetheart
to take a buggy ride With him*
The ,-ouiig woman had a very fetch
ing lisp. When they reached a rath
er lonosoino bit of road the young man
•'This is where you have to pay toll.
The toll Is either a kiss or a squeeze
Ami ihe modest young woman replied
"Oh Mr Uu Bjth!' —New York Com
Miirdliiu i:»l«l«'ii<i'
Fivsh ti stimony In great quantity is
constantly coining in, declaring Dr.
King\ New DUcovt-ry for Consumption
Coutfhl and Colds to Dm unequaled. A
reoeni expression from T. J.Alct'arland
Bentorviile. Ga. serve* as example, He
.m-i.>: "1 had bronchitis for three
years ami doctored all the time without
being buneflttt-d. Then 1 began taking
Dr. King's New Discovery, and a fow
boil wholly cured me." Equally ef
fective in oaring .all Throat and Lung
i roubles, Contum tion, Pneumonia and
Grip. Guaranteed by K. A. King,
druggist Trial bottles free, regular
tizts !Wc and 11.00.
The railroads have decided I<> give
Spokane areduoed rate effective June
The Waverly beet sugar refining
plant is to be increased to live hundred
ton daily capacity.
The bicycle commissioner of Walla
Walla has received a oar load of ce
met which he will use this summer in
making bicycle paths in and around the
Spokane claims to have about fifty
automobiles and talks about organizing
an auto club and baying races. The
undertakers will no doubt encourage
racing. It's good for thler business.
it. W. Harding, a Spokane man, last
week bought (hive sections of land near
Eplirata, Wash., paying therefor ten
thousand dollars. lie bought Ihe land
for an investment and expects to double
liis money in three yi ars.
The farmers in this part of the coun
try are shaking bands with themselves
over the prospects of a biff crop of
grain this season. The winter snows
aided by the rains this spring are bring
ing the grain and fruit on rapidly—
Qnlncy Quill
The farmer! nil over Eastern Wash
ington are expeoting to harvest one of
Ihe largest crops, botli In acreage ur.il
yield, that has cv <r been raised in this
fertile seel ion. The Jiig Bund farmers
are enthusiastic over the prospects of
wheat. Tho heavy snow fall and a few
good rains this spring has put the
grain crop in excellent condition.
Last Friday T. S. Ingraham, Brst
grand engineer of the International
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineer*,
which body has been in session In Los
Angeles, Cala., for the past two weeks
propped dead at his desk while the
Brotherhood was in session. He had
been a member since 18(i5. Apoplexy
was the cause of his death. He was 09
years of age and was elected to tho of
fice of first grand engineer in lS7!i.
Seventeen carloads of range horses,
numbering 4!)0 head, were shipped out
of Connell, Wash., one day last week to
Dickenson, N. D. The horses were
owned by Walt Lemnions, William
Floyd and George Borden, and were
soid to Mr. McCarthy of Dlokemon, N.
I)., for $9 per bead straight. Mr. Mc-
Carthy purchased 800 head from the
same persons siimc time ago, but only
500 wore secured on the first roundup.
Several riders have star ed out to the
range near the Watervill* country and
will secure about 800 head more to be
shipped about June 20.
While in Spokane last week, J. T.
Sullivan, who is at the head of the
proposition to build the electric line
from Bridgeport, on the Columbia river
to Watervilla and some point on tlie
Great Northern, Bald: The money for
iis construction will be subscribed prin
cipally by the owners of the land ndja
ceut to the line, many of whom are sub
scribing 1500 ier quarter section. The
proposed line will pat*through a fertile
(arming country and will be approxi
mately 100 miles in length. Power for
operating it will be generated from the
Chelan river. Just where the line will
tap the Great Northern has not been
Messrs. Babcocl; & Benson, employ a
steam plow on their large ranch and
farm near Trinidad. Last week, in
conversation with the Quincy Quill
man Mr. Benson said: "We have been
turning over sixty acres of land each
day. The furrows ate live mill s long
and the plow stops onetime for coal
ar.d water in that distance. The, plow
runs at a speed a little faster than a
horse can walk. It takes four men and
two teams to keep the plow going, one
team is used to haul water and the
other to haul coal. People who have
seen the work are surpised at the good
job done. We are turning over several
hundred acres."
May Enter Forest liencrve
15y a recent act of C ongresa, settlers
will be permitted to take upas home
steads such lands In the toreel reserves
as are adapted to agricultural pur-
post's. , „
Under the now regulation*, when the
preliminaries are arranged and the new
order is in force, any person desiring to
enter forest reserve land may make ap
plication to the land office tor a home-
S *The matter will then bo referred to
the department and an examination be
made by the forest superintendent. If
$1 00 Per Year
upon his examination, he shall be sat
isfied thai the land is mure suitable for
agriculture than for timber) and that
the best interests of the forest reserve
will be protected by allowing settle'
inent on the land, the homesteader will
bo allowed to take up the land. This
will be allowed only to actual home
steaders, who live on the land the full
time and make Improvements. Any
indication of an attempt to take such
land tor any other purpose than bona
lidt> homestead purposes will subject
the land to forfeiture.
By thus allowing settlements to bo
made in some of the agricultural valleys
in the forest reserve the forest super
intendent;) and supervisors believe the
Interests of the forest will be conserved.
Such settlers will assist In watching the
reserves for violations of the fire,
ttame and timber laws and will make
easier the task ol patrollng the forest
under their supervision.
Work on the Olive Dili li liax Begun
The party of surveyors under the sup
ervision of E. E. Hall of Seattle have
about completed the preliminary work
on the Olive ditch from the intake at
Mission Creek to Brown'l Flat above
The flrsl actual work on the ditch
was commenced Wednesday morning 1
at tlio beadgate. There will be a large
foroe of men and teams at work by the
early part of next week and the work
will then be pushed rapidly to comple
tion. Mr. Olire estimates that the
ditch will be completed in about three
months. When work is under way, it
is stated that about '-'0 teams and from
fifty to sixty men will be employed in
the construction. This will bo a big
thing fur Mission and the pay roll will
mean much to our local merchants. An
enterprise which will employ this num
ber of men for tho greater uart of the
summer should meet with tho moral
and financial support of every man in
this valley- Not only this, but it will
mean niucli to our town when this large
area of 3000 acres of almost totally non
produetivh land is reclaimed and made
ilie most productive in tho stata.
What is most needed in this vicinity
is a larger population and the Olive
ditch will mean the addition of many a
new family for whom there is at present
no room.
Mr. Olive has been untiring in his
efforts to secure for Mission the buiid-
Ing of this Irrigating canal and his ef
forts have met with success. lie has
let the contract for a. portion of the ex
oavating, hut will superintend most of
the construction work himself. — Mis-
sion Journal.
Metric System mill Trudu
The recent discussion of the metric
system and the introduction in con'
grass of bills looking to tho ultimate
adoption in the United States suggests
a statement of facts regarding this
system and its relation to commerce.
Among the reasons offered for the
adoption of the system are these, enu
merated by the secretary of the na
tional bureau of standards of the do*
partment of commerce and labor:
First. — arnbiguity.uusatisfactori
ness and inadequacy of the old systems
or in other words, their inability to
meet modern needs.
Second The metric system is interna
tional, the only complete international
system of weights and measures ever
Third— it the simplest and most
perfect system, being decimal through*
outantl all its unit interrelated.
Fourth—The metric standards are
constructed upon the best scientific
principles, preserved with tho greates
care and may be copied with the high
est precision. •'
The great, argument offered in be
half of the metric system is its simplici
ty. Its base Is the' decimal base and
that every child has to learn anyway.
Only three terms are needed to express
quantities— meters for lengths,
grams for weights and liters for vol
ume. A few Greek terms with ailjec
torlal force complete tho entire
terminology. The United States
Statistician says two-thirds of a school
year would be saved to American boy»
ami girls by putting the metric system
In place of the other twelve or thirteen
systems. Carry this enormous saving'
of time into the counting houses of
the country, into all kinds of calcula
tion from the farm to the factory ami a
fairly go"d idea is obtained of what
the metric system would pave. The
chief argument against Its introduct
ion is the cost to thote with money
Invested under the present systems of
weights and measures. While thelossef
footed by a change as is being advocated
would certainly be considerable it is
urged that the repeated losses conse
quent upon continuing along the pres
ent lines would be very much greater..

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