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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1906.
WILL PAVE MANY STREETS City Outlines Work to be Token Up ot Once. WILL 60 INTO RESIDENCE DISTRICT Ordinances Providing for the Proposed Improvements to Be Prepared Before Next Meeting. If all the streets selected for Im provement are paved during the com- 1 ing summer that were outlined by the council street committee last night be fore the winter of 1906 has set in Walla Walla will have more avenues covered with pavement than any other city of its size on the Pacific coast. Under the head of reports the com mittee submitted a recommendation that 60 blocks of street in the city be improved during the coming spring and summer. The committee also recommended that the work be taken up at once and it is expected that when the council meets again nex< Tuesday night all the ordinances pro viding for the improvement will be ready for passage. Streets Named. The following is the list of the streets selected by the committee for improvement: East Main, from Palouse to Isaacs avenue. Rose, from Fourth to Tukanon. Spokane, from Main to Rose. Palouse, from Main to Rose. Tukanon, from Main to Rose. Colville, from Main to Cherry. Second, from Main to Cherry. Cherry, from Colville to Fourth. West Alder, from Fourth to Sixth. First, from Alder to Whitman. Second, from Alder to Chestnut. Third, from Poplar to Chestnut. Fourth, from Poplar to Chestnut. Fifth, from Alder to Main. Sixth, from Alder to Main. Park, from Alder to Whitman. Whitman, from Park to Second. Fifth, from Main to Mill creek bridge. Sixth from Main to MiTi creek' bridge. Poplar, from First to Fourth. Rose alley, from Third to Fourth. Extension of First Street. The viewers appointed to view the property to be used for the opening of First street from Main to Rose sub mitted a report in which it was shown that Mrs. Clara Quinn wanted $7,000 for her property and be relieved from the improvement tax; Mrs. Annie Clowe desired $1,350 and wished to be exempt from the tax, while Harry Krutz asked $25 for his property. The report was placed on file to be con sidered at the next meeting. Improve Pine Street. The council granted the petition vt the property owners that Pine street be improved by grading and side walkiny. Other Business. An ordinance was submitted provid ing for the payment of the city's por tion of the expenses in paving Palouse I street and the alley between Alder and Poplar from Third to Fourth. The bonds of Donovan & Co., E. A. Smyth and Lafortune & Co. were ap proved by the mayor and liquor d ct iises ordered issued. A plat of Frisco's addition to the city of Walla Walla was presented and referred to the street committee. AMUSEMENTS Chas. B. Hanford. The press agent for Charles B. Han. <Be sure you 're right , then go ahead : ] M I Don't paint at all 'till you're sure you've " ; i LI I g ot g°°d paint. You can't undo the dam- f\ a ß e cause d P° or P*" 14 ter it's on e a the house. Know the paint you use. Find HHi \ out something about the manufacturer be ,LL| fore you trust his paint. The Sherwin-Williams Company have been making good paint for over thirty *" years. They started with a very small " building, in a small way. Today they are ~ •- J fJ I the largest paint and vamish manufacturers |U in the world. Their business has been ..^i^Hgp 1 *" built upon good paint reputation. You'll © be safe in using their paint. <Ihe Davis- Kaser Company EVERYTHING TO FURNISH THE HOME ford has a comparatively easy task. He H required to invent no sensational stories of the star's gallantry in rail way wrecks or rescues at summer re sorts. He is not expected to counter act by the persuasions of printed puff ery the unfavorable impression caus ed by his star's misguided personal utterances. Neither is he obliged to search his vocabulary for phrases of perfunctory adulation for phrases of themselves have accorded Mr. Han ford a measure of praise so liberal that the shop made article would seem crude and commonplace by compari son. Every writer on the drama in stinctively recognizes in Mr. Hanfor 1 a kindred spirit; a man who holds the best traditions of the stage in reveren tial respect, and whose work bears the unmistakable marks of intimate as sociation with the masters of his craft. And yet, while a most punctilous ob server of those due and ancient forms which betoken a man of sincere schol arship, he has a keen appreciation of the effects that appeal to the eye and the ear. He neve- assumes to educate the public, but is himself a frank stu dent of the popular taste. He has fre quently declared his belief that the FRANK HENNIG, Leading Man With Charles B. Hanford. Shakespearean ,plays should be acted for the people as they were written for the people, and the result of his con viction in this respect isa series of per formances so lucid and direct in the'r appeal that the classic play becomes as fascinating as the modern costume drama. Mr. Hanford's company still includes that favorite actress Miss Marie Drofnah whtise previous appear ances in this city have created so much enthusiasm. A number of other play ers who have become well known as members of Mr. Hanford's previous companies are with him this season. On the occasion of his appearance in this city at the Keylor Grand on Mon - day, February 12, an opportunity will be offered to see him as "Othello." Here Next Saturday. Any play that teaches a great moral lesson is bound to do good to a com- j munity. Some of the greatest sermons ever preached against evil deeds and association are embodied in the plays of the stage. The lesson of life !s presented to the listener in a way that makes an impression on the mind and gives him food for thought. While the spectator is listening to the text of the play, his visual sense is being attracted by seeing the scenes enacted before his eyes, that are being de scribed in the words to which he is listening. In such play? as "Human Hearts" which will be shown the contrast be tween virtue and vice is sharply drawn. The author has not minced matters in drawing his characters, and as the incidents of the play are based on real occurrences, he has not had to draw upon his imagination to invent a motive for "Human Hearts." The characters of "Jeanette" an 1 "Frederick Armsdale" in "Huma", Hearts" should be carefully studied b\ everybody. We meet their prototypes in daily life, in pearly all large com munities. How often do we see men and women, who, with all the advan tages of education, comfortable homes, and the loving care of parents anil friends still go astray, and sink lower and lower in the social scale, until they reach the lowest depths of deg radation. We meet them everyday. Another novel character drawing in this play is that of Jim Mason; a man born amidst the lowest surroundings, with no advantage in early life, know ing nothing of the difference between right and wrong; a criminal because he has had no opportunities to be any thing else. But here is a character that conspires to better things. The inherent instinct to raise himself above the level of his surroundings, is lying dormant, but when the realization of the difference between right and wrong is brought home to him, he chooses the proper path. It Was a Splendid Success. "Wasn't it perfectly grand?" "It was glorious!" It was splendid!" "The best I ever heard," and similar expressions of delight were heard on every side among the throngs leaving Whitman chapel at the close of the Choral Union's opening concert last night. Jlme. Mary Louise Clary, of New York, was the star attraction. She proved to be all that she had been advertised to be, and more. She has a voice of magnificent range and power and she has it under perfect control. It was plain that her voice was cap able of filling halls of ten times the capacity of Whitman chapel and it could be easily believed by all who heard her wonderful voice that she has been a leader of the choir in the great cathedral of St. Patrick's on Fifth avenue, New York. Every number was enthusiastically encored and every one had its advantages in showing I lime, Clary's versatile art of expres sion. The singing of the Choral Union was splendid, attesting the excellent train ing given by Professor Pennell. The string quartet, composed of Professor Edgar Fischer, Professor Pennell, Miss Lulu Paul and Miss Bertha Young, rivalled Mme. Clary in the favor at the audience. Professor Pennell and the Choral Union are to be congratulated upon the success of their first entertainment of the year. The music-loving people of Walla Walla will look foiward eagerly to the next concert by this capable organization. R. H. THOMSON WAS CHOSEN (Continued from Page One.) limited time given us, and have had personal interviews with Mr. Scoggins of Portland, Mr. TVeile of Spokane, and Mr. Thompson of Seattle, also with Mr. Reece. representing the firm of Young and lyelsey, of Salt Lake City, and have obtained by telegraph an of fer from Mr. Haws of Tacoma. We attach hereto such written propositions as have been filed with us. After fully considering the offers of these gentlemen, and hearing their views as to the best methods of doing our work, we recommend that Mr. Thomson be employed, his offer being as follows, viz; $20 per day for his own services, as hereinafter outlined, while absent j from home, with actual necessary ex j penses. Mr. Thomson informs us that !he would probably require four days I in each month, after the first month, ! during which more of his time would THE EVENING STATESMAN,WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON. be demanded. A further fee of $KM for his final report and certificate, which shall include such time as h< may employ in his office at Seattle. The foregoing covers the entire su pervision of the work to its final com pletion, including a reservoir, when ever undertaken. Mr. Thomson Is to furnish assist ants as follows: A constructing engi neer at $175 per month and his board. A draughtsman at not to exceed $110 per month and board, both men to be selected by him from his own staff, and he assumes entire control of the work, and full responsibility for the acts of his subordinates, also the making of all contracts in connection with the work, and the inspection of material, inspector's wages to be paid by the city. According to our figures, there is a difference of some $18/000 to $20,000 between the cost of machine-banded and continuous stave pipe, for the pipe in' place, taking the lowest bid for ma chine-banded pipe, which is the bid of the Pacific Coast Pipe company, and comparing it with the only bid for continuous stave pipe, which is the bid of the National Wood Pipe company. For the purpose of this comparison, we have added to the cost of the machine-banded pipe, bid for which was F. O. B. the sum of $5,000 to cover hauling and laying, and submit herewith a formal offer from the Pacific Coast Pipe company to cover that point. We have added $5,000 to the cost of the continuous stave pipe, which was figured in place, to cover the additional cost of trench ing, due to the necessity for a wider trench. This revision makes the bid of the Pacific Coast company $54,592. and the bid of the National Wood' Pipe company, $74,212. This addition for extra ditch work may seem large, but we understand that there will be considerable rock work near the head works, and we do not consider our allowance excessive. We consider the continuous stave pipe better than machine-banded, but feel that the large difference in cost, approximating 33 1-3 per cent, should be saved for the construction of a reservoir, provided it can safely he done, consistent with sound engineer ing. We do not believe it safe, after advising with the engineers above mentioned, to use machine-banded pipe, if built complete in the climate of Puget Sound. In' view of the foregoing, we recom mend that the bid of the Pacific Coast Pipe company be accepted, providing 1. That the pipe be shipped to Walla Walla knocked down, a suffi cient length of time before laying to permit of the material becoming thoroughly seasoned in our atmo sphere. 2. That it be constructed and band ed only a reasonable time before the city has use for it. Our reason for this recommendation is that we do not believe, after ad j vising with the engineers, that wooden i pipe built in the moist climate of | Puget Sound, and brought here in our ! excessively hot summers, and standing | possibly for weeks, would when filled, j take up the shrinkage sufficiently. | While it might seem that, under our | specifications, this would be the risk of the manufacturer, we are not will ing to hazard the risk of a long delay I before the pipe line could be used, possibly necessiating the reconstruction of much of the line to make it tight If the Pacific Coast Pipe company is not willing to meet the above con ditions, we recommend that a contract for continuous s'ate pipe, laid in the trench, be made with the National Wood Pipe company. Wo further recommend that, when the final survey of the line has been had, sufficient twenty-inch stave or banded-pipe, as the case may be, be purchased to connect the head works with the present distributing system, provision for future branch lines and the growth of the city eastward to be made by locating suitable specials and valves for their construction without shutting down the main line. Reservoir and Filtering System. We are convinced that both a filter ing system at the head works, and a distributing reservoir of suitable size near the city, are necessary and in dispensable, and that, if it be found that we cannot afford both at this timo, that the filtering plant must be provid ed now, and the reservoir built later. We are assured by the chief inspector of the Washington Insurance Associat ion that a considerable reduction in fire 'nsurance rates will be made If we build a reservoir, otherwise not. We therefore recommend that the en gineer be requested to provide simple sand filtration at the head works, and that the reservoir construction be de ferred until the pipe line is completed, and the city knows where it stands financially. Trenching and Backfilling. We recommend that as soon as practicable bids be advertised on the trenching and refilling, the city re i serving the right to reject any and all j bids. Realizing the danger of the work be Acceptance of Bids. ing delayed by litigation, we recom mend that the best legal talent, both resident and non-resident, be engaged at once, to assist the city attorney tn protecting the city's interests. Rights of Way and Protection of Water Source. We recommend that steps be taken at once to procure necesssary rights of-way. and that lands along Miil Creek above the point of diversion for a distance of at least two miles, be either purchased or leased for a long term of years, in order to protect the supply from contamination. Respectfully submitted, H. H. TURNER, W. W. BAKER, J. G. CUTLER, G. W. WHITEHOUSE. F. W. PAINE. H. A. GARDNER, J. B. CATRON. Commercial Club Committee Good Work by Committee. After the report of the advisory committee had been accepted a vote of thanks was given by the council. Every member of the council ex pressed himself as being highly pleas ed with the work of the committee and complimented the members upon tho difficult task they had undertaken and carried to a successful issue. The committee worked almost continuously from the time that it was appointed until the details of the water proposi tion were worked out. WALLULA HAS COMMERCIAL CLUB LIVE ORGANIZATION PERFECTED LAST NIGHT—TO WORK WITH NEARBY ORGANIZATIONS. WALLULA, Wash., Feb. 7—Wallun has awakened from her Rip-Van- Winkle sleep, as was attested by a large and enthusiastic meeting of citizens held tonight to take prelim inary steps for the organization of a commercial club. The following were appointed as an organizing committee: W. J. De Long, L. R. Lucas, A. E. Reid, C. F. Cummings and Ambrose Ash. They will prepare a constitution and by-laws, and Wallula will soon have a full-fledged commercial club T .o work in conjunction with Walla Walla and other nearby towns for the ad vancement of this region. A delegation of seven members will attend the electric railroad meeting to be held at Dayton, Friday, to aid the other delegations in boosting for the proposition. The names follow: J. H. Sharry. Gideon Cummings, W. F. D Long, James Fendall, J. H. Reid, Rob ert German and W. J. Harter. 0. S. L. & G. R. FIX JOINT RATES NEW SCHEDULE FILED WITH STATE RAILWAY COMMISSION AT OLYMPIA. The new joint tariff rate between the Oregon Railway & Navigation Co. and the Great Northern have been re ceived at Olympia and will be effective as soon as approved by the railroaij commission. This tariff was sent to the commission several days ago, but was not approved for the reason that it did not provide a suitable rate be tween Everett and Snohomish and For The Good of All Royal Baking Powder is equally valu able for the preparation of the finest, most delicate cookery and for substantial, everyday food. Royal Baking Powder has been used by three generations and is employed in baking by the best families everywhere, ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., NEW YORK. Eastern Washington points on the Hn« of the Oregon Railway & Xaviiratin-i Co. The maximum rate provided be tween Seattle. Everett and Snohomis! and Oregon Railway & Navigation points on merchandise are as follows First class. $t.35: second class. $1.20; third class. 95 cents; fourth class. 8'! cents; fifth class, 65 cents; A, 65 cents: B, 55 cents; class C. 46 cents; class D 36 cents; class E. 26 cents. Livestock rates between Whitman County point" and Puget Sound are as follows; Horses and mules, $85.10; cattle, hogs, sheep or goats, $74.46. A STORM IN THE JUNGLE. It Come* With a Roar Like That of a Giant Waterfall. People who have never been In a Jungle talk of the sky as a painter talks of the horizon or a seafaring man of the offing—as if when you wanted to see it you only need use your eyes But in the jungle you don't see the sky—at least you only see a few scrag ■jr patches of it overhead through the openings in the twigs and leaves. Nei ther do you feel the wind bolwing, not get burned or dazzled by the sun, not even see that luminary except by mo mentary glimpses about midday, fron which it follows that a jungle «nan does not usually pretend to be weatherwise If he does he Is even a greater hum bug than the rest of the weather proph ets. On the afternoon about which wt are speaking I remember setting fortl on my walk in the still glow of the tropical calm and wondering rather a 1 the intense stillness of the SUirouudlni forest. Then the air grew cooler and the green of the foliage in front seemed to deepen, and presently there was n sound as of a giant waterfall in the distance. Waterfalls do not, however grow louder every second, whereas the noise in front did so. Then there was a loud, angry growl, as of a dozen Hons. A minute more and the whole Jungle began to roar as if fifty squad rons of heavy cavalry were coming up at a gallop. Then came a drop of rale and a peal of thunder which seemed tc make the world stop. Then the storm began. The skv above darkened; the trees clattered; the brushwood beneath hissed and bow ed itself. A deluge of raindrops blot ted out the narrow view. Down it came, soaking through the densest leaves under which one fled for refuge I striking the grass and sand with mil j lions of dull thuds, dashing furiously > against the leaves as if they were sc i many hostile shields, streaking the ait i with innumerable perpendicular line* j and hurling itself down with the force of bullets. In such a downpour one may as well walk and get wet as stand still and get I wet. Unfortunately one did not know where to walk to. The "circumbendi bus system" presupposes the fact that i the wagon wheels and bullock tracks j can be seen and noted, but when the cart track is no longer a cart track, but "all turned to rushing waters," such tracks cannot be seen, and unless you have a pocket compass you may as well try to fly as to get back to where you came from. When one reads of ; travelers lost in the backwoods, they always steer by the sun—and probably • very badly—but when there is no sun what are you to do?—Siam Press. The Ice of Greenland. The largest mass of ice in the world Is probably the one which fills up near ly the whole of the interior of Green land, where it has accumulated since before the dawn of history. It is be lieved to now form a block about 600,- 000 square miles in area and averag ing a mile and a half in thickness. Ac cording to these statistics, the lump of ice is larger in volume than the whole body of water in the Mediterranean, and there is enough of it to cover the whole of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland with a layer about seven miles thick. If it were cut into two convenient slabs and built up equally upon the entire surface of "gallant little Wales" it would form a pile more than 120 miles high. There Is ice enough in Greenland to bury the entire area of the United States a quarter of a mile deep.—London Globe. CANCER AND TUMORS or Lumps in the Breast Dr. J. L. Bohannon &Co. 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Akinson, of Waitsburg, is •>! the city on business today. • • • W. S. Eix, a prominent Daytoni'e, among visitors in Walla Walla today. • • • Fred Sonnenberg, a big Eureka Flat rancher, is in the city on business today. • • * C. H. Ware and C. J. Lawler, of Freewater, are Walla Walla visitors today. • • • Miss Myrtle Buchanan, of Waits burg, is visiting with friends in Walla Walla. • • * Henry C. Adams, the well-known Weston sheepman, is in the city on business today. • * * Tassy Stewart, a prominent business man of Milton, is in town today, a guest at the Dacres. • • * C. W. Hodson, of the firm of Irwin- Hodson company, Portland, is reg istered at the Dacres. • • - G. A. Taylor, secretary of the CJlass- Prudhomme company, of Portland, is in the city on business today. • • * Dr. O B. Nelson, state veterinarian, is in Walla Walla from Pullman. He is accompanied by Mrs. Nelson. • • » Archie Balderstone is in Walla Wal la from Elgin, where he is interested in a grading outfit on the O. R. & W. branch to Wallowa. • • • Peter McGregor, accompanied by Mrs. McGregor, are guests at the Dacres today. Mr. McGregor is a capitalist of Benton county. • « • Dr. W. H. Chenoweth, of Waitsburg, arrived in the city last evening with Beatrice Smuthy, of Garfield, who will receive medical attention in Walla Walla. • • • Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Ennis an! John Scally left last night for Port land to attend Mrs. Nellie Riley, mother of Mrs. Ennis, who was fatally injured in the railroad wreck yester day. But for a good meal go to Olson's. PAGE FIVE