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STATE ADMINISTRATION NOTES
Olympia. —Unless the bonus depart
ment of the state auditor's office has
help in locating -Dine of the Washing
ton veterans who have claimed the
bonus voted by the people to those
from this state who served in the
World War, many claims may not be
paid.
Already 110 registered letters con
taining warrants for the pay of vet
erans have been returned because
postal authorities have been unable t >
locate the men.
There are approximately 1,000 oth
er veterans who have failed to reply
to letters of inquiry. The claims of
these veterans are in the suspended
list. There is something lacking in
their application papers—some timed
a few minor details; in other instanc
es really vital information that mU4t
be had before the claim can be check
ed up and paid.
The bonus department has a num
ber of claims that have been hung U|>
since last April and May because the
auditor's force cannot get an answer
to the letters of inquiry sent out.
It is realized many veterans have
changed their addresses since filim;
thrir claims; some have moved many
times. But as few letters of inquiry
come back to the bonus department
because they cannot be delivered it is
believed that carelessness on the part
of veterans themselves is responsible
for a pai-t of the delay in closinir up
the work of paying added compensa
tion.
Unquestionably, the bonus depart
ment believes, there are many who
filed claims and since have found the;.'
are not entitled to extra money, there
fore they will not reply to letters of
First: It is sold at a mod
erate price. You save when
you buy it
Second: It has more than the
ordinary leavening strength,
therefore, you use less.
Third: There are no fail
ures—it always makes the
sweetest, most palatable of
foods.
Fourth: It is used by mil
lions of housewives—leading
domestic science teachers
and cooking experts.
Fifth: It is the best Baking
Powder that can be produced. Was
given highest awards at World's
Pure Food Exposition,Chicago;Paris
Exposition, Paris, France. CaluiMt
Sixth: It contains only such ""rSJ*
ingredients as have been officially 1 cup butter
approved by the United States Food 1, cup sugar {
Authorities. eggs, i, ciip
The finest quality Baking flour, l leC-ei te«.
Powder-at the most economical •P°°" Calumet
cost. "The Biggest Bargain That Baking P'm^j
GoesintotheKKchen Today."
Pound can of Calumet contains full lemon juice.
16 oz. Some baking powders come in Then mix in th«
12 oz. instead~ofl6ozTcans.~Be'Bu7e regular w«y.
you get a pound when you want it.
I Inquiry. Men in the spruce division
j are cited ai examples of tlii.s claaa.
In figuring up the extra compensa
tion they received during the war, the
bonus department believes, many such
| men find they drew molt extra pay
than the amount of their bonus
; claims, hence they could not receive
j anything from the state. But even
' ir. such instances the department
] would like to hear from veterans to
! the books can be kept straight.
It la planned to semi registered lot
ten to about 1.000 veterans, askinv.
them for needed information or cor
rections to their claims. Return!
from the postoffice will show whether
these veteran* were located and their
Utters delivered. If, after getting no
tice, the veterans do not reply to the
department thier claims will be laid
aside; that is, they will be marked
"rejected without prejudice" so the
claims can be reopened if the veter
ans wish it. Letters also are being
sent to the "nearest relative" of the
men who fail to answer their letters
j in the hope help can be gotten from
' that source.
A careful check of office records
shows there are unpaid U.'.l claims
from men who enlisted in the army,
navy or marine corps prior to April
<!. 1917, and therefore under a recent
Supreme Court decision their claims
cannot he paid unless«the next legisla
ture grants relief.
A few stragglers are submitting
original claims. In fact, one man in
Clarke county, wrote the department
a few days ago that be had just heard
that Washington veterans were being
paid a bonus and he wanted to know
all about it. His home paper, a very
live publication, has been filled with
veteran news. Late last week there
were approximately 57,000 original
claims on file.
John A. Frater, who has been the
legal adviser of the bonus depart
ment since its organization, became
assistant U. S. District Attorney for
Western Washington, under Thomas
P. Revelle, on Nov. 1.
Driver's Licenses Fall Off.
There is a falling off in the demand
for automobile drivers' licenses. Di
rector Fred J. Dibble says. The num
ber of licensed drivers, now .slightly in
excess of 210,000, is only about 2o!()OO
greater than the number of licensed
motor vehicles. Manifestly, Director
Dibble concludes, many persons are
driving machines without an operat
or's license, but there may br a rush
of applicants with the beginning of
the new year.
It is evident now that the total
revenue from automobile licenses will
fall $50,000 short of the $3,(100.000 ex
pected this year. However the ratio
of increase indicates next year's gain
will offset this loss.
drain Growers Lose,
The Department of Agriculture i
trying to turn an annual half-million
dollar loss to grain growers of thi«
state into a profit, but until a thor
ough Investigation is completed it
will be impossible to locate the leak.
Every year, department officials say,
a small fortune is made by warehou le
men in screening the wheat ffoiny
through their hands. The iye, oats
am' ether cereals that are taken from
the wheat are counted as Warehouse
n<>n's profits.
Whether any rule cculd be enforce I
THE LEAVENWORTH ECHO
by the Department of I'ubli ■ Woik:
which would give fanners credit for
centals saved in screening is an owi
ipestion. The Department of Agn-
J culture will try to NCl.'Ver pay for the
] vheat growers if it is fount' DOSSIb c
to dp so, but it is admitted the chancj
i.» rot very bright insofar as past lu>
BCT are concerned.
Director K. 1.. French of the De
partment of Agriculture believes it i*
pOiSlblf seed wheat is not prop> i v
I i i -nod and will look into that t|ue.-
tion in the hope of Stopping the loak.
jHe also will see whether or n.' f new
j warehouse rides will help the farmi
; Knad Needs (ias Tax.
Among state officials who have t"
do with state highway work there is
objection to any plan that would in
fere with using the gasoline tax fo: 1
road construction pu-poses. Talk of
diverting this, or any increased tax
raised from gas sales, to the gen r.il
fund is bound tv meet with opposition
from good roads supporters in or out
of official life.
Merely as a suggestion and in the
hope that a discussion of the idea
might lead to some B-tfeptable plan
it has been .-ugegsted by some !i-j?h
--way officials that the license fee for
motor ears be reduced to a nominal
sum and the gas tax lie Increase 1 so
that the cost of road construction and
maintenance be borne by cars in the
proportion that they use the i Al
ways. A study of preliminary esti
mates indicates this plan \voul:l in
crease the tax paid by auto truck and
probably also make the cost (fr°ater
for heavy passenger cars, though
there would not be much change for
lighter machines. The suggestion is
that the automobile license fee could
almost be done away with, the change
made barely sufficient to pay for .'.
set of license plates and one registra
tion. This, it is elaimi d, would make
a tremendous saving in'the cost of i.-
suing licenses.
Commenting on this plan, State
Auditor C. W. Clausen, who also Is a
member of the highway committee,
insists that Washington cannot in
crease its gas tax out of line with
Oregon and California lest this state
lose its share of tourist travel. Ore
gon now charges 2 cents and Wash
ington lc a gallon for gas. Mr.
Clausen suggests a conference of
Coast states on the gas tax question.
Another suggestion made to start
discussion is that drivers be compelled
to show their operator's license before
they are permitted to buy gasoline.
Kre<l Wolf Gels a Park.
State Representative Fred T.. Wolf,
publisher of the Newport Miner, has
obtained a 10-aere park one mi'e
south of the Canadian border in ths
northeastern corner of I'end Oriello
county, which he has turned over to
the state parks committee.
Mr. Wolf induced W. H. Crawford,
a pioneer of the Northwest and own
er of the land, to donate the park site
on which is located the famous Gard
ner's Cave. When the property is
cleared Mr. Wolf predicts that a num
ber of other natural caves will be
disclosed and a rare outing spot wi.l
be provided for the people of the
state.
Good Weal her Saves Roads.
Favorable construction weather in
Western Washington this year save I
this highway paving program. Whoo
the rains began there was but a single
day's work to be done on the pave
ment between Olympia and Kamil
ehie and a week of fair weather
would have permitted the completion
of the paving near LaGrande, All
elsp planned <.n the West Side was
done. There ll a great deal of other 1
work that can k» on through the win
ter, especially in Eastern Washing
ton,
Two new bridge contracts will lie
awarded Nov. 7, one over the Ohop
river on the National Parks highway
and the other over Beaver Creek on
the Olympic highway. Both are con
crete and steel Structures, planned to
replaced wooden bridges,
(;<>v. Hart Returns.
Gov. and Mrs. I.ouis F. Hart, who
have been spending B short vacation
in California, have returned t" Olym
pia. During the Governor*! absence
Lieut. Gov. Wm. J. Coyle, as acting
chief executive, has handled a num
ber of important state matters to the
satisfaction nf the genera] public,
Demand for Shore Lands.
Land Commissioner Savidge .-ay
there ll an unusual demand for shore
and tide lands which is apt to inak«
the sale of th&M holdings a feature of
the state's January land sale. Ap
praisers are having difficulty in mak
ing their returns SO the list of land?
to be offered to the public can be com
pleted by Xov. 10. after which adver
tising begins.
Commissioner Savidge will ap
praise the state land owned near
I White BlulT.- and supsrested Bl one of
the available sites for a land settle
ment colony at $10 an acre, the mm!
mum price allowed by law. If Direc
tor Dan a. Scott of the department
of conservation and development de
■irtl this tract for land settlement
purposes, he will bid it in at public
, auction. The land must br irritratel
] by wells and Geologist Solon Shedd
I has repotted the water resources to
Director Scott, after an investigation
ordered by Mr. Scott.
BAKB APPLES THIS WAV
TO GAIN FLAVOR.
As apples are of the acid fruits,
cooking them in either tin or iron
vessels must be avoided. An earthen
baking dish, an aluminum pot or pan. '
or the familiar agate Or granite uten
sil must be used.
Before deciding a- to the number
of apples you will bake, remember
that a left-over baked apple that has
been properly cared for is quite as
good the second or third day after
baking. It may be wise in order to
economize in oven heat to bake more
than you expect to use immediately.
Scrub the apples, remove the core
and a strip of skin an inch in width ,
from the stem end of the apple. This
will help to prevent the bursting of
the skin. Place the apple on the bak
ing dish, fill each cavity with brown
sugar and add a few grains of ground
cinnamon or a few drops of lemon
juice to each apple. A dot of butter
may he put here and there on the ap
ple.
Pour a little water, preferably hot,
into the bottom of the baking dish
and set the dish in a moderate oven.
Open the oven every ten minutes and
with a spoon dip the sirup over the
apple to prevent burning. Serve colH
either with the sirup in the dish or
with cream, plain or whipped.
COMING TO WENATCHEE
United Doctors
SPECIALISTS
DO NOT USE SURGERY
Will be at
ELMAN HOTEL, WENATCHEE
MONDAY AND TUESDAY,
NOVEMBER 1 l-ir>.
Office hours !) a. m. to ') p. m.
TWO DAYS ONLY
No Charge For Examination
The doctor in charge is a graduate
in medicine and surgery, and is licen
sed by the state of Washington. He
visits professionally the more import
ant towns and cities and offers to all
who call on this trip, consultation and
examination free, except the expense
of treatment when desired.
According to his method of treat
ment he does not operate for chronic
appendicitis. j;all stones, ulcers of
stomach, ti lulls or adenoids.
He has to his credit many wonder
ful results in diseases of the stomach,
liver, bowel-, blood, skin, nerves,
heart, kidney, bladder, bed wetting,
cattarrh, weak lungs, rheumatism,
sciatica, \ck ulcers and rectal ail
ments.
.| | ? 0 The meeting Qround o}
|^I*^^»\ Town and Country—
IK^f* X^^SgP^^ ■• "c "omeToum Paper
t>>" '&^"^^^ r I 'HAT great part of non-city America which we call the country is in reality
'^\ '^y^ The HomeToum Paper
$&.. '^^^^ ' I 'HAT great part of non-city America which we call the country is in reality
AmXL "S^?-. ii\ '^^^ I town and country. Sometimes the people of the farms have felt that the peo
•jfßv^^w'r'^i' p'e of towns did not understand their problems any more than did those of
'^Sk?*?^' -■ y *%i*, °> '*> 85, the big cities. But there has been a common meeting ground for all in the
PQv.fyhtifrFr&f '' osjy^?*'^ -rf? home town paper. It has chronicled the activities of the village and of the farms
Vrr t ,*' ft^%T and of the croß9 roads. It has told of the visits of the village banker and his
'-^»3^Wr— sfUb&f&zit**^!!?* famlv and °' the farmer and his family, of the new pavement in the village and
gS^JM 4r /jr i&&.'%i the improved highway in the country. No publication ever was more entitled to
~o^'lf m*^ «3fe'^2vsß> be caed "a slice of life" of the people than the home town paper. Week after
r'/'^2«J/y' £■ /*&iY^r ' week, year after year, it has ministered to the natural craving for the homely, in-
A*" <s- *j/)*if \f "* timate news of the countryside, the kind of news which no big city paper can
Y~^ „■' |£i^£!*u!>e> furnish. Now the country newspaper is to have a "week" all its own. The thou-
/ r (\j}r S^lv^ J» sands of country papers the nation over have got together to observe "Subscribe
/ %$// I "" ~-J for your home town paper week" November 712. It is a week for all who love
r "f^ /" ' i country and village life and "Just folks." If you have let your subscription lapse,
» 'Cj) i '\IV renew it. If you are a newcomer to the community, subscribe. II
\ f/l V you are 'ar from the old nome town, make sure that at '/*[/>
kv ' \ 'east once a week you can live again the joys of othei .» • T—3-T'//'
,\N °* > >Hl '^^ days through the visiu oi the home town paper. • , «3fn^'Yj^
1 Subscribe for Ijour Home Tovun Paper UJeek Tlovember 7*\V
If you have been tiling for any
length if time and do not not batter
do not fail to call, v improper meas
ures rather than disease an often
the cause of your long itandinft
trouble.
Remember above date, that exami
nation on this trip will he free, and I
that his treatment is different.
Address: ::::o Boston Block, Minne
apolis, Minn. (it) '
Wet Weather
ACCESSORIES
WINDSHIELD SWIPES
FORD COIL APRONS—keep the rain
off your Coils.
CHAINS—of all sizes
TOP DRESSING
BODY POLISH
WINDSHIELD WEATHER STRIPS
Leavenworth Supply Company
9th Street—Phone 222
SEE US PIRST!
Makes LOTS of Good BREAD per sack
Peach Blossom
Flour
Best for "Home" Baking
SOLD THRU GROCERS
Wenatchee Milling Co.
Wenatchee, Washington
Butter Wrappers at the Echo Office
G. N. TIME TABLE
EAST
No. 4 due out at 2:50 p. m.
No. 2 due out at 1:20 a n
No. 40 6:30 a. m.
WEST
No. 3 due out at 2:35 a. m.
No 1 due out at 2:00 p. m.
No. 39, at 1:30 p. m.

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