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DR. F. R. BURROUGHS Physician and Surgeon OFFICE—Second St.. bet. D and E RITZVILLE. Wash. C. W. BICE, M. D. Physician and Surgeon OFFICE—Second floor Gritman Block. Phone 323. Night calls promptly attended to from office. RITZVILLE - - WASH. DR. DAVID A. HEWIT Physician and Surgeon All calls answered, day or night. Office—First National Bank Building C Street, Ritzville, Wash. C. E. Abegglen, D. 0., Osteopathic Phislcian, Makes a specialty of the diseases of women and children. Calls answered pay or night, Office next door to Carnegie Library. Ritzville, Washington. DR JOHN JOHNSTON Physician RosenolT Building RITZVILLE, WASH. 0. R. HOLCOMB Attorney and Counselor at Law Will practice in all the U. S. Courts and departments and all Washington Courts. Office—Ritzville, Wash. c. w. RATHBUN Prosecuting Attorney of Adams County. Office: Court house, RITZVILLE. Wash, G. E. LOVELL EDWARD A. DAVIS - LOVELL & DAVIS Lawyers Notary Public • ft* - J. C. MOGAN. Attorney at Law OFFICE: One door south of First National Bank. RITZVILLE - - WASH. J. J. JOYCE Practical Plumber Jobbing promptly attended to. Second St., Concrete Block, RITZVILLE - - WASH. N. W. WELLNER Veterinary Surgeon and Dentist All Horses examined free of charge. Office in Harris' Livery Stable, Kitz ville, Wash. 'Phone Main 314. COL. WM. f. YOHNKA, General Auctioneer. Speaks German and English Office at Journal • Herold Publishinq Co., Ritzville Phone 855 Reasonable Commission. J. M. Kauffman HOUSE MOVING Is My Business... Safety guaranteed. I have all neces sary apparatus and machinery for transporting large structures on short notice. Bxcavating a .specialty. CHARGES REASONABLE HENRY RICHTER Has opened his Feed Barn, at Ritzville, Wash., for patrons who bring their own feed. LANDS FOR SALE. Wheat Payment Plan. Eight Farms for sale — Wheat payment plan W. R. CUNNINGHAM, Sr. J. D. BASSETT W. H. MARTIN H. E. CIIRISTENBON PreH. Vice-Pres. Sec'y Adams County Abstract Co. (Incorporated). - Capital. $20,000.00. INSURANCE and ABSTRACTS GEO. F. CHRISTENSON. Manager. CiUon Building Phone 623 Ritzvill, Wa.lv NOTICE. All persons knowing themselves tc be indebted to me will kindle call at the German-American Bank in Ritz ville and settle same. Dr. J. O. Glenn. - — - "" I AN INTELLIGENT WITNESS. l Firmer Who Known the A4tulM> of Good Roads. The following extract from a letter rom Clayton Oonrow of Cinnaminson, s -. j., to State Highway Commissioner Sargent of Maine Is the intelligent tes imony of a farmer on the advantage >f good roads, and based upon facta nstead of theories, says Good Roads Magazine. And while local condition* | ,-ary. the principle involved—that Is, j j the economy of easy transportation—ll J ipplicable everywhere: j "I live upon the line of an improved J road leading from Philadelphia to New | j York, ten miles from the former place, i ] and before the road was Improved j twenty Ave baskets of promiscuous, , farm produce would make a big two horse road. After the road was Im proved the average load has not been , less than 100 baskets, some farmers taking as many as 130 baskets to a load, but tills lust number Is exception- j al; also before Improvement It would I take a team all day to make the round trip of about twenty-three miles to the heart of the city; since Improvement It requires an average of about seven hours. Now, assuming that a team and driver would be worth $4 per day, th» regular price here, it would cost 16 cents pei- basket for a farmer to land his produce in the market In the first; case and but 4 cents per basket In the latter, allowing the seven hours to make a day. "It must be evident to every unprej udiced observer that the farmers In this section would have been out of business had not the road been Im proved. "It must be evident also that the farmer does not get all the benefit, for | the citizen consumer shares a part of ; It, for It often happens during the glut ( of the season that farm produce sells for less than 1G cents per basket. This j Is a sufficient Justification, I think, for asking the cities to help pay for im proving country roads. This Is true of everything the resident of the city uses or consumes. It can be delivered to him much more cheaply over a good i road than a bad road." HOW TO USE A DRAG. lone Points on Improving m Hlfh iriy by the Klnr Method. An Illinois highway commission bat lss.ied a bulletin on the split log, or King drag, which contains these In structions for Its manipulation: Make a light drag, which Is hauled over the road at an angle so that a ra?a«(^ an " nf of earth Is pushed to tbe Drive the team atawaK. mtu ■ Ride on the drag; do not walk along- j alder . > Begin at one side of the road or' wheel track, returning up the opposite side. Drag the road as soon after ever* .-.a txi» posMioie, dui not wnen tne mud Is in such a condition as to stick to the drag. Do not drag a dry road. Drag whenever possible at all sea sons of the year. If a road is dragged Immediately before a cold spell It will freeze in a smooth condition. The width of traveled way to be, maintained by the drag should be from eighteen to twenty feet. First drag a little more than the width of a single wheel track, then gradually increase until the desired width Is observed. Always drag a little earth toward the center of the road until it Is raised from ten to twelve Inches abore the edges of the traveled way. The amouut of earth that the drag will carry along can be very consider ably controlled by the driver, accord ingly as be stands near the cutting end or away from it. When the roads are first dragged after a very muddy spell the wagona should drive, if possible, to one side until the roadway has a chance tc freeze or partially dry out. The best results from dragging an obtained only by repeated applications. Remember that constant attention la necessary to maintain an earth road In best condition. SHIPPING PRODICB, The older one grows in the raising of different kinds of produce for large markets the more disgusted he as a rule becomes with shipping on con signment. That commission men are as a rule tricky and unscrupulous the consignee may or may not believe, but be is sooner or later quite fully con vinced of the fact that the consign ment method is a form of barter in which he himself has a very Insecure hold on the small end of a very large stick. More and more Is the self re liant shipper coming to adopt the f. o. b. home station plan of shipping his produce, or at least that a sight draft is firmly attached to his kill mt lading. Motorfsta to Improve Road*. Road improvement with the motor* ists themselves as the chief contribu tors to the road building fund is under consideration In Great Britain. Th« London chamber of commerce hftfl taken the Initiative in a movement to establish a central governmental high way department. This department would have Jurisdiction over the trunk highways. Automobile users In Bag land already contribute nearly $600,000 yearly in taxes, and it Is desired by tlm chamber of commerce that this sum should t>e directly applied to ths DM of the highway department. wmie mere seems to have been nu merous instances of it. as yet very lit tle that is valuable has been ascertain ed along the line of preventing loases from the cornstalk disease. It seems to be sporadic (capable of springing up anywhere), as seems to be the case with liog cholera, and. as Is true with that disease, the causes of It ara aa yet but vaguely understood. A Whole= - I Department Store In a Nut Shell. Sporting Goods Tents and Awnings Hardware, Tinware Sharpies Cream Stoves and Ranges Separators Implements Keen Kutter Kutlery Wagons and Buggies and Shears Phoenix Pure Paints Ready Mixed and Dry Oils and Varnishes— Furniture Pictures and Framing Trunks and Valises Sewing Machines Carpets and Matting Harness and Saddlery Linoleum First-class Harness Shop j JOHN F. IRBY & CO. BEAUTY OF TREE AVENUES; Klnda Suitable For Different Section* of the United Stntea. Nothing In scenic effect is finer than a well selected, well planted double line of treeH, forming a broad avenue, | writes Georgia T. Drennan in Floral Life. Trees are about evenly matches j In suitability, some f<»r one section, some for others—for instance, the elms and maples for X*w England, the box elder and locust for the western plains and the palms, orange and pep per trees for California. Live oak and magnolia are beautifully magnificent trees much adopted in Louisiana. To appreciate the beauty of avenues of trees one should see them all of one kind and of one size. Uniform height and dimensions are not obtained ex cept by planting tree* of the same size, age and degree of thrift. An unlikely, sickly tree or two will msr the effect. No matter how flue the species, diseas ed or sickly specimens should be re jected at the time of planting or taken up and replaced by better ones. An avenue of trees leading to a resi dence is the most picturesque environ ment possible. Near Unlontown, Ala.,, is a suburban residence with a long avenue of Bartlett pear trees, all of one size, planted far enough apart for each tree to be symmetrical and fruitful, j When In full bloom n more beautiful si. lit is not to l»e imagined. Bartlett pc.ir trees are upright and pyramidal i;i growth, with just enough spread to !ho lower limbs to be graceful. Tall in the south, spring iu the uortli, ::•? the most propitious seasons for :"c planting. No matter how widely the choice of trees may vary, certain rules should be observed. Neither too young nor too old specimens should be planted. Too young aud tender trees require too much extra care In trans planting. They do ln»tter In the nurs ery until the roots are strong and the trunks solid. Too large trees require extra care in removal, severe cutting off of the branches and a long rest before the roots are able to make growth aud supt»ort the heavy tree. Medium s'ye and very healthy, vigor ous state of growth are of great ad vents ge. Crowding is to be avoided. Trees of all kinds require even atmospheric pressure all around, free circulation of air and sunshine in order to be of symmetrical form. The California horticulturists plant their palm trees as far apart as the palm will be when the maximum of palmate or primate leaved tops has been reached. They are able to calcu late correctly, for palms shed their leaves, form new crowns all along the years and thus grow in height propor tionately greater than breadth. The ultimatum is to have the avenues broad enough to avoid the brauches In terlocking overhead. For Your next j°b°f printing try the Journal-Herold Job Print ing department. Commercial work of every description turned out correctly, neatly and expeditiously. EVIDENCES OF NEGLECT. ' En my Wny to Improve Koadaldea nnd Destroy Weeds nnd Brlera. The roadsides and fence borders In many areas are notoriously ragged I with weeds and briers, says the Amer ican Agriculturist. Nothing tends to Impress visitors more unfavorably than to see such evidences of neglect. In some instauces the road supervisors are at fault, but not iu all. The farm ers themselves should have pride enough to lead them to do something in this matter. If the supervisor neg lects his duty, the farmers responsible for his appointment should hold him to the discharge of his duties. But, I apart from anything that the road su-1 pervlsor may do or not do, the farmers | have a duty in this matter. The mower should be used in trim ming up roadsides, and where the mower cannot be used the scythe ought to be. From one to three days will trim up the roadsides of any ordinary farm so that these will be presentable all the year. Any farmer who is so minded can command the amount of time mentioned If he will. A little la bor expended iu this way at the right! season would transform the appear- i ance of whole neighborhoods. Dnatleaa Street Sweeping Coming. | Among the Improvements of the fu-! ture which are not only possible, but probable, is the abolition of the present barbarous method of street sweeping, says Leslie's Weekly. Medical author* Itles are a unit as to the unhealtbful ness of the practice of stirring up germ laden dust clouds to irritate the deli cate membranes of throat and lungs, aud In our domestic economy the broom has now a relatively small part, the dust less sweeper aud the vacuum pump having superseded it. If no genius has yet devised a practicable adoption of the vacuum process for street sweep ing—noiseless. du<tless and efficacious let him receive this suggestion, develop It aud hear himself hailed among the benefactors of mankind. It needs, fur ther, but a sensible, scientific and not too costly method of dlsposlug of street refuse to complete the solution of the street cleaniug problem. Redeeming Wnate Placea. In all the talk about beautifying towns too much stress cannot be laid upon the Importance of redeeming the waste spaces. The cities and towns that have most marvelously transform ed themselves are those that have not allowed an open space to remain unu tilized by the apostles of beauty. When It comes to the great park systems, the municipality, as a rule, does its full duty, sometimes, it is true, making many errors in a judgment, but ges erally proving ludefatigable in the matter of keeping at the thing. Hit smaller spaces, however, are of such little importance that they arc more frequently than not overlooked by the great power* that be, and m less private citizens take up tbe mat ter It remains undoue. Journal ads. bring results. Try 'em. RITZVILLE FLOURIN6 MILLS (INCORPORATED) Merchant Millers iVI. 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