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March 27, AT 9 O'CLOCK.
Trip to This City and Touchet Ends
the Week's Tour of Demonstra-
tioiT Train.
The schedule on which the Farmers'
demonstration train over the O. R- &
N. lines under the auspices of the
Washington State college, will be run,
has been announced by the promoters
of the enterprise, giving the dates ot
the visits to the various ch'ies along
the route including the week of
March 22-27. The train will be in Wal
la Walla and Touchet, Saturday,
March 27, those points being the last
on the schedule, which is as tollows:
Monday, March 22.
Arrive. Leave.
Colfax »-00 11.00 a.m.
Eiberton 11:30 1:00 p.m.
Clarlield . 1:45 4:45 p.m.
Farntington 4:10 :00 p.m.
Tuesday, March 23.
Arrive. Leave.
Fairfield 8:35 10:15 a.m.
l*atah 10:30 12:15 p.m.
Tekoa i 1:00 3:00 p.m.
Oakcsdale 3:45 5:45 p.m.
Wednesday, March 24.
Arnve. Leave.
Thornton . 9:00 10:30 a.m.
St. John 11:15 2:00 p.m.
Winona 2:45 4:15 p. m.
Kndicott 4:30 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, March 25.
Arrive. Leave.
La Crosse 9:00 a. m.
Hay 11:00 12:00 a.m.
Poineroy 3:00 5:00 p.m.]
Friday, March 26.
Arrive. Leave.
Dayton 10:00 12:30 a.m.!
Waitsburg 1:00 3:00 p.m.
Prescott 3:30 5:00 p. m. j
Prescott 3:30 5:00 p.m. J
Saturday, March 27.
Arrive. Leave. I
Walla Walla 9:30 12:00 m. J
Touchet 2:00 4:00 p.m. I
Stenographer Took Acknowledg
ments Which Are Now Declared
to Be Fraudulent.
ST. LOUIS, March 9.—Following the
issuance of a warrant charging sec
ond degree forgery ay.a-nst Miss Hil
degard liallen, in connection with al
leged irregularities performed by her
former employer, M. Dwight Fortner,
leading members of t'he Woman's
Christian Temperance Union, protested
today aga n-t the manner of the girl's
arrest, which took place at an earl>
hour this morning. Mss Hallcn was
aroused from her bed at her home,
59G9 Julian av nue, by detectives and
was held incommunicado until tho
warrant's against htr had been issued
from the prosecuting attorney's office.
The charge against Miss Hallen,
who is a stenographer, is based upon
illegal acts as a notary public. It is
charged that she took acknowledge
ments to the signature of Mr. Fortner
in the hitter's absence, i'hese signa
ti res being attached to seven deeds of
trust, which are declared fraudulent.
The polio declare it is their belie"!
that the girl acted in ignorance of the
real nature of the documents and ab
solve her from crim nai intent.
Too Late to Classify
try. good cellar, good well, a barn
and some fruit trees. This goes at
SI 500 —with terms to suit purchas
er. Located in Northeast part of
Barrett Bldg. Rc-om 9
Phone 2144.
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We have received another big shipment of "Good Form" Clothes
Hangers. We want you to visit our China Department and look over
these excellent articles. The "Good Form" idea sets forth the best
means for keeping the clothes and the closet in an orderly and sys
tematic condition, pleasing in appearance, profitable in use and giving
us a constant reminder that Franklin's maxim, "A place for every
thing and everything in its placs" is worth making a part of our every
day experience. The above are a few of the new forms just received.
Complete Home Furnishers
Walla Walla, Wash. pascoJwash.
Walla ihe Home of Greater Whitman College)
Will Hold Meeting In Commercial
Club Rooms Saturday to Talk
Over Matter, pf Protection.
Fruit growers and horticulturists of
this city and the surrounding- country
have been invited by the Commercial
club to meet in their rooms Saturday,
March 13 at 10 o'clock and everybody
interested in raising fruit is cordially
invited to be present'.
Plans will be formulated whereby
these people can work in conjunction
with the city, county, the Commercial
club and C. L. Whitney, in carrying
on a vigorous campaign and warfare
against bugs and pests of the fruit in-
This will be one of the
most important meetings of the
vear in the interest of better fruit.
Prof. Tarball and many people from
will ba down to attend the
The manager of the Blalock fruit
ranch. Mr. Tourtellotts, has invited the
society and friends to the ranch and
at 1 o'clock, all tho?e who wish to go
will take the interurban car for the
trip. In the orchard of the Blalock
company practical demonstrations will
be given by Mr. Whitney and Prof.
Tarball on spraying, pruning and the
generul culture of a fruit tree.
Mr. Whitney advised growers to use
Rex spray as it has been determined
by experts as the best solution for
scale, and the time to spray for scale
is from March to May, but do not
spray now, as it is useless when it
is raining so much. The spray is
washed off the trees.
J. R. Took of Pasco, passed through
here today.
R. E. Stewart of Athena, is in Walla
Walla today.
G'. I. Laing of Dayton, was seen on
the streets today.
D. B. Stimmell of Waitsburg, is in
the city on business.
J. W. Dennis was in the city yester
day from eKnnewick.
R. C. Fulkerson of Wallula, is vis
iting in the city today.
M. Land pf Pendleton, is a business
visitor to the city today.
E. W. Dickson of Pomeroy, is in
Walla Walla on business.
H. H. Humphrey of Kennewick, is
visiting in the city today.
L F. Miller of Pendleton, passed
through Walla Walla yesterday.
E. C. Kelly, a resident of Sunny
side. is in the city on a business trip.
Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Royse of Dayton
are in city today contemplating
the purchase of a home.
Mrs. E. P. Eisenhardt and daugh
ter of Pasco, passed through the city
this morning on their way to College
F. W. Tevis. a rancher in the vicin
ity of Dixie, is spending a few days
in the city.
Charles Run, a resident of Kenne
wick, is in the city today on business
Mrs. E. A. Eldred and little daugh
ter. Clarice, of Si>okane, are visiting
in the city at the home of Mrs. El
dred's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. C.
Bull, 201 East Cherry street.
The funeral of Mrs. Nancy A. Ken
nedy, whose body was shipped to thia
city yesterday morning from Salem,
Cregon, occurred this afternoon from
the Christian church at 2:00 o'clock,
the Rev. Hilton, pastor of the Chris
tian church of Milton, officiating. In
terment was in the city cemetery.
New Home on West Main.
Iluilding Inspector William Metz
this morning issued a building permit
to J. W. McKelvy, who will erect a
$700 one-story cottage at 729 West
Main street.
and membership.
Association Has "Good Roads" for Its
Motto—Will Work On Line s of
Similar Organizations.
With but few members present, the
first meeting of the Automobile asso
ciation was held last night in the Com -
mercial club rooms and in addit'ion
to electing temporary officers, vari
ous committees were appointed for
different purposes. Timothy Paul will
fill the choir until a regular election is
held but it was not considered ne-'
ce-snry to elect any more officers.
T.vo committees —one on organiza
tion and one on membership—were ap
pointed by t"he chair and these will
start work at once. Those who will at
tend to the work of organization are:
W. W. Baker, Tim Paul and Robert
Moore while the enrollment of new
members will be made by a commit'
tee consisting of Oscar Drumheller,
Ray Brackett. Arthur Lutz, Dale Pres
ton and Charles Dement*.
The primal object of this association
will be "Good Roads" and with this
aim in view, it is expected that it will
accomplish many things. The rules of
the Portland Auto association will be
closely patterned after and when the
organization is working smoothly, s
membership of from 150 to 200 is ex
pected to be enrolled from this county.
C. D. Herring ls*Arrested on Complaint
of the Head of the Local Chinese
Not wishing to run the chance of
having some one enforce the ordin
ance prohibiting expectorating on the
walks and floors of public places,
not to say private, Charles Tung this
morning lodged complain against C.
D. Herring, charging him with hav
ing expectorated on the porch of
Tung's residence, West Rose street,
and the arrest was made this morning
at 5:20 o'clock by Officer Thomas
Doyle. Herring deposited $10 bonds
for his appearance in court this af
ternoon. and was released.
According to the story told the
police by the complainant. Herring
has for three weeks past, indulged in
the liberty of using Tung's veranda
for a cuspidor, until diplomatic rela
tions became so strained that patience
ceased to be a virtue. The case will
be heard in Justice McKinney's court
tnis afternoon at 4 o'clock.
(Continued From Page One.)
$25,000 in fees has been misappropri
ated. In the deal are the cases of
several insurance companies which
have gone into bankruptcy, notable
the Walla Walla Fire Insurance com
pany, of Walla Walla, and the Pacific
Livestock Insurance company, of Spo
kane. In addition, there is the case
of a fake life insurance company which
did business in Seattle for a year and
the courts are now trying to settle up
its affairs with old notes, one of which
is for more than $100,000, signed by a
man who is said to be bankrupt. In
stances of different sorts are reiterated
showing discrepancies and inability on
hte part of the management of the in
surance department.
The Charges.
The 'specific charges against J. H.
Schively, insurance commissioner, are:
"That on April 16, 1907, Sam H.
Nichols, and John H. Schively received
from the Walla Walla Firfe Insurance
company $200 for examination, and on
July 29, 1907, they again received $200
from this company, of which no ac
counting was made, to the state, where
as the examination and expense need
not have exceeded $50 each.
"That on July 31, 1907, John H.
Schively, demanded of the Washington
Hardware and Implement Dealers, Mu
tual Fire Insurance association, of Spo
kane, and of the Western Live Stock
association of the same city, $200, and
compromised in $100, whereas the nec
essary expenditures need not have ex
ceeded $60.
"That in 1905, 1906, 1907, John H.
Schively purported to examine the
Guardian Life Insurance company, of
Seattle, charging a fee of $50, whereas
the actual expenses could not have ex
ceeded $15.
"That on December 22, 1906, Schively
examined the Columbia Life and Trust
company, of Portland, Ore., receiving
$160, whereas the necessary expenses
could not have exceeded $50.
'"That since 1905, John H. Schively
has made three examinations of the
Seattle Fire and Marine Insurance com
pany, charging $200 for the first and
$50 for the subsequent examinations,
whereas the necessary expenses in any
case need not have exceeded $15.
"That between July and Octobei/
1906. Sehively, as deputy insurance
commissioner, drew as salary as such
from the state. That on July 10, 1906,
he was elected trustee and president
of the Pacific Live Stock' association,
and from that time until October 3, he
gave practically all his time to that
company, receiving as a salary $2.-
597.35. That during all this time the
company was insolvent, and Sehively
knew it.
"That for four years Sam H. Nichols,
as insurance commissioner, and John H.
Schively, as deputy, collected from a
large number of insurance companies,
at least eight, money to cover exami
nations to be made in the future, which
examinations have never been made.
"That since his election as insur
ance commissioner, John H. Schively
has collected money to cover exami
nations to be made hereafter, such sums
being arbitrary and not for the pur
pose of applying upon any expense in
connection with future examinations,
but purely as an arbitrary sum.
"That there are more than 250 in
surance companies doing business in
the state and that the arbitrary fee has
been charged each of them each year
since entry, that there were entered
during the past two years in addition
to the companies whose certificates of
authority were annually renewed 87
companies, which were charged $200,
and in addition thereto there was en
tered 18 fraternal societies.
"Upon information .and belief, I
charge that the said Sam H. Nichols
and John H. Schivelv have collected
and received during the four years pre
ceding 1 January 13, 1909, in such arbi
trary demands for the alleged purpose
of paying expenses in making examina
tions of insurance companies a sum
exceeding $25,000 in excess of require
Opposition Strong.
Since the convening of the legisla
ture there has been an uneasy air about
the state offices, and it has been pre
sumed by many that an investigation
would be made before the final adjourn
ment. But the opposition has been
well organized and strong. Acting
Governor Hay has been active in urg
ing a thorough Investigation, and he
has gained the dislike of several influ
ential persons on account of his ac
It is currently reported that an inves
tigation will implicate others than
Schively and Nichols, and as a reason
is given the fact of the active opposi
tion of practically all the state officers
to any interference with the insurance
department. Whether the resolution
demanding an investigation can be
passed through both houses is still in
doubt. However, the open charges
made against the insurance department
by Senator Paulhamus, outlined above,
have had the effect of forcing the issue
almost to the breaking point.
Paulhamus, tomorrow will call up
his original investigation resolution.
The governor will likely send a special
message to t"he senate asking it to in
vestigate the insurance commissioner's
office. If the senate refuses it is the
present intention of the governor to
call a special session immediately on
the adjournment of the present one.
It would be the first' legislature to
make an investigation.
(Continued From Page One.)
vately estimated at $1,000,000.
Injured Taken Away,
LITTLE ROCK. March 9—A train
loaded with injured from Brinkley
arrived here today. Trainmen say
Brinkley caught fire in a dozen places.
The streets are filled with debris.
Few Are Identified.
HELENA. March 9. —The identified
dead, up to this time are: Porter
Foote, J. L. Sterritt. Henry Stoball,
Jr., and Charles Franz.
Report Looting.
LITTLE ROCK, March 9.—Before
departing for the scene. Governor
Donaghey ordered the state militia to
proceed to Brink'ey because of reports
of looting that he had received.
local corny
Walla Walla Copper Company Finds
Great Vein of Silver and C°pper
Ore at Keller.
J. King, manager of the Walla Wal
la Copper company claims at Keller,
on the south half of the Colville reser
vation, announces a big strike in the
lower workings of the Surprise mine
in this group of claims. The reported
strike was made in the lower tunnel
nt a dep.'h of 100 feet. The tunnel is
now 150 feet in. but the ledge, which
is said to be from 30 to 50 feet wide,
was tapped at the 100-foot mark and
it ,- s stated copper and silver ore was
found which runs from four to five
per cent in copper and $10 a ton in sil
ver. In speaking of the strike Mr.
King says:
"The tunnel which we are putting
into the lower workings is to go in
700 feet, at which point we expect to
find the hanging wall. This str:ke was
made on the footwall. On the upper
workings we made a good strike last
summer from which we took ore run
ning from 10 to 12 per cent copper.
We have not shipped as yet', but have
about 40 tons of ore from the first
strike on the upper workings on the
dump, and this we will ship in the
spring. We are not stopping any as
yet, but are merely developing the
A bowling content
will be pulled off in the alleys at
Fourth and Alder streets Friday even
ing when the Pendleton bowlers will
compete with the Walla Walla Stars
and with the team from the Y M.
C. A. The association boys will be
given first trial with the visitors, and
if th*y fiil to do things with them
the Stars will attempt to redeem the
honor of the city. All three teams are
in constant practice for the match,
and some close and exciting scores are
looked for.
Knows Nothing of the Future of the
Mysterious Railroad After it
Hits Walla Walla.
Locating Engineer E. S. Clark, of
t»ie >&>rth Coast railroad, is in the city
on a few days' furlough and reports
excellent progress on this road. Mr.
Clark has been working for the past
few weeks locating a line from Kiona.
which is the headquarters of the road
at present, and also one across the
Columbia river at the Ringold bar.
heading in the direction of Spokane.
Several branches are being located
from Kiona and when the work is
completed the entire country around
there will be tapped by the branch
Nothing concerning the future of
this road could be learned from Mr.
Clark, but he hinted that it was more
than likely that two separate lines
would be run into this city. One will
come from Wallula and the other,
crossing the fenaka river at Lyon's
Ferry, will enter here from the north.
The bridge across the Snake will be
276 feet in height, thereby eliminat
ing a heavy grade such as is encoun
tered out of Starbuck on the O. R.
& N. railroad. No double-headers
will be necessary and this fact alone
will save the company a large sum of
money each year.
When asked as to the direction of
the road after passing through this
c-ity i Mr. Clark said: "I have sur
veyed a preliminary up Mill creek but
further than that can say nothing.
I am in the dark myself, concerning
the future movements of the road;
and if I did know, I would not be at
liberty to divulge any secrets."
It is rumored that a tunnel throe
miles in length is to be built through
the summit of the Blue mountains,
but no verification of this fact can
be obtained.
Two crews are at work now near
Kiona doing grading and construct
ing and in all a force of about 300
men are employed.
Remodeling Bui'ding.
Carpenters are this week engaged in
making repairs and alterations on the
building owned by Water Superin
tendent E. A. Knight, near Whitman
and Division streets. The verandas on
the front of the residence are being
enlarged and other changes made,
adding to the appearance of the build
Walla Walla Chapter No. 1, Royal
Arch Masons, will confer the Royal
Arch degree Wednesday evening, and
will entertain the grand high priest
of the state, Robert L. McCroskey of
Colfax, on that occasion.
Building Lots Sold.
A deal was recently consummated
whereby D. V. Wood and T. M. Hang
er each acquired building lots or
East Birch street, between Palouse
and Catherine streets.
Mrs Brittan Improves.
Mrs. R. L. Brittan, who underwent
an operation at her home, 10 Colville
street, last Thursday, is reported to
ibe out of danger and to be rapidly
George Retzer and Family Soon to
Leave for Extended Visit in
Old Country.
George Retzer, of the Betz Brewing
company, accompanied by his wife and
younger daughter, Christina, will leave
Thursday for Germany, where they will
remain for several months, while Mr.
Retzer receives treatment for his
health, which has not been of the best
for several weeks past.
The party will from here to east
ern cities for a brief visit, and expect
to sail from Hoboken, New Jersey,
about March 23 on the North German
Lloyd steamship company's liner, '"Kron
prinzessin Cecilie," for Bremen. Ger
many, from which point they will go
to Karlsbad Springs to remain until Mr.
Retzer is improved in -health.
During their stay in Germany, Mr.
and Mrs. Retzer will visit their former
home in Waldangelloch, near Heidel
berg', which they have not seen for 28
years. The length of the stay in the
Fatherland will be determined by the
improvement shown in Mr. Retzer s
condition, but it is thought they wiU
not return to Walla Walla before late
summer or early autumn.
Injured By Breaking Wheel.
Whi'e grinding a punch on an emery
wheel in the G'lbert Hunt establish
ment about 10 o'clock this morning,
the wheel broke in pieces, one piece
striking in the stomach Fred Last, a
separator constructor, who was work
ing at the stone, the oaher piece bury
ing it'self about a half-inch in the
wood* work of the building. As a r suit
of the blow the victim was uncon
scious for several minutes, the acci
dent proving very painful. Dr. Ne!ms
was called and the patient was taken
to his home at 240 West Chestnut St.
Acc«pt Position With Bourne.
SALEM, March 9.—A. W. Prescott.
the Salem correspondent of the Port
land Oregonian, has accepted an ap
pointment as private secretary to
Senator Bourne, succeeding John C.
oung. He leaves for Washington on
March 15.
In The Social Circle
Phon© 123.
Symphony Club Concert.
The Walla Walla Symphony'club will
give the second of the series of con
certs for this season next Friday
evening at 8:15 in the old St'ar theater
on Alder street. The program offers
music lovers numbers of universal in
terest and represents both the classi
cal and modern ranging from
Mozart, Beethoven and Mendelssohn
to Wagner. The symphony was com
posed by Ludwig von Beethoven in
ISOO when he was a lad of 20 and was
performed in Vienna that year. The
orchestra will play the first movement
of itiis and the first movement of the
third symphony which was written in
Other numbers on the program wil«
Seigmund's "Liebes lied" from the
opera "Walkure" by Wagner, Sehar
weuh's Polish dance and Xocturne
from Mendelssohns Midsummer's
Wight's dream particularly noted for
its beauty and delicate instrumenta
Guy Allen Turner will be the solo
ist of the evening.
The hall chosen for the concert* has
recently been thoroughly renovated
and remodelled and is well adapted to
musical program.
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Extra Number of Y. M. C. A. Course.
The management of the Y. M. C. A.
entertainment course takes great pleas
ure in offering Montaville Flowers
complimentary to all iliose holding sea
son tickets. Mr. Flowers, reader and
impersonator, will appear at Central
Christian church Thursday evening
and owing to the reputation he sus
tains in his peculiar lines it is expected
he wili be greeted by a capacity house.
It will be remembered that' only a part
of the company billed for the initial
number reached the city and though
the management was in no wise re
sponsible for the mishap it is highly
gratifying to Mr. Carey to be able at
this date to present so great an artist
free of charge to all those who have
secured season tickets. No one is
barred, however,, but those who have
Company Is Incorporated.
SALEM, March 9. —Articles of in
corporation were filed today for South
Oregon Mines company; the capital
stock is listed at $250,000. The princi
pal office will be located at Applegate,
SALBM, March 9.—George Put-
nam, editor of the Medford Trib
une, was completely exonerated
from conviction on the charge of
criminal libel, secured against
him before Circuit Court Judge
Hanna, in an opinion handed down
today by Supreme Court Justice
Throne Is Chief Clerk.
SALEM. March 9.—lnsurance Com- j
missioner Kozer today announced the |
appointment of J. M. Throne, of Rose-* j
burg, an experienced banker, as chief j
clerk of the insurance department.
Johr.son Is Here.
VICTORIA, March 9.—'Jack Johnson j
the heavyweight pugilistic champion, i
arrived today on the steamer Makura.;
He will proceed to Chicago, thence to 1
Texas to visit his parents. He is suf* |
fering from the "hig head," according j
to his late manager, Sam Fitzpatrick. ;
Johnson say s he will not fight Sam
T,angford and does not' think JelTeries I
will re-enter the ring.
Is In Exposition City Making Arrange
ments for Prison C°ngress to
Be Held Thera.
Warden C. S. Reed of the state pen
itentiary, is in Seattle this week to
make preliminary arrangements for the
prison congress to be held in Seattle
in August, Mr. Reed having been a
delegate to the convention held in
Richmond, Va,, last year.
The sessions will be held in the au
ditorium of the Y. M. C. A. and noted
criminologists from all parts of the
United States, Canada, Mexico and
Cuba will be in attendance. Possibly a
thousand delegates will come.
Joseph P. Byers of Randall's Island,
New York city, the general secretary,
will be here in May and Mr. Reed will
be on hand v'o assist him in arranging
the program. The advanced idea in
prison woik will be taken up at the
Mr. Reed !gi a former chief of police
of Seattle and was superintendent of
the state industrial school when ap
pointed superintendent at Wlalla Wal
Wants Bigger Army.
WASHINGTON, March 9.—Secreta
ry of War Dickinson today announced
that the principal object toward which
he will bend his energies during the
administration will be the enlargement
of the army. He said as yet he had r.o
plan to announce, but considers in
creased efficiency of t"ho United States
national guard as one of the most im
portant steps toward a bigger army.
John D. Ackerman Scored by Attor
ney General Webb In California
House Last Night.
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 9.—"1
want to say to you, Ackerman, that I
am neither a knave nor a fool. I be
lieve however that' within 30 days I can
prove by the records of the office of
the surveyor general that you are
both," declared Attorney General "Webb
last night, shaking his fist' in the face
of John D. Ackerman, at the assembly
committee of the house, on public
lands and forestry.
Ackerman is a lieutenant' of F. A.
Hyde, convicted land grabber, and is
here opposing the Thompson anti-lann
bill. The defense of the bill by Webb
resulted in the measure being favor
ably reported by the committee.
Hours 9 a. Nx to 3 p. m.
bought single tickets will be obliged
to secure seats at 50 ten numl
sire to hear this splendid extra numi
bcr. Seats are being reserved- at Tall
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Mi«s May B. GiU of Philadelphia ana
Mr omer E. Bosworth of this c.ty were
quietly married yesterday e\em 8
8 o'clock at the parsonage of the ParK
street Baptist church by the
Rev. Joseph Beaven. The
was witnessed by a
friends and relatives. The bridal cou
pie was attended by Miss Hazel Miller
and Mr. T. Freeburn.
The groom who is at present in
employ of Rogers-Hoswell Co., is one
of Walla Walla's most prosperous
business men and enjoys a large cir
cle of friends who join in best wishes
for a long and happy life. The pret
ty bride, though a recent acquisition
to the social set of the Garden t ity,
has. by a winsome disposition made
many and lasting friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Bosworth will make
their home in this city.
* * •
The home of Mrs. Belle Wallace,
Rose street, was yesterday the scene
of a pretty wedding. Miss Anna Helen
Sanderson, a teac>her from Portland,
and Mr. Samuel W. Sanders of Walla
Walla were the contracting parties.
The br'de was charming in a beautiful
white creation of soft material which
contrasted delightfully with the con
ventional black worn by the hand
some groom. Mr. Sanders is a wealthy
farmer, owning a ranch near Lowden.
but the happy couple will make their
home in Walla Walla.
The Rev. A. L. Thoroughman of the
Marvin Methodist church, South offi
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Unique Invitations.
Invitations are out for a St. Pat
rick's day party to be given at the
home of Mrs. R. D. Sayres, on First
street'. Wednesday afternoon. March
17 The invitations are unique.
Improving the Park.
Park Superintendent G. L Skutt
this week has a force of workmen en
gaged in completing the dam for the
creation of a large lake in the south
ern portion of the amusements
grounds, and a large mound which
was thrown up in preliminary work
is being removed to make the fill.
The water supply for emergency pur
poses for the city will be increased
in volume by the enlargement of the
lake. Water Superintendent E. A.
Knight has a force of workmen mak
ing changes in the location of mains
in the park.
A Word
With You
A word that appeals to us
all. AVould you like to
own your own home f Call
oif us and learn what at
tractive property you can
buy at very low price and
011 very easy terms. In
fact we make the terms
so easy that they're 110
harder than paying rent.
No. 25.
8-room modern house on
E Alder St., 1 block from
lire Station, good house,
and a bargain. Price
$4,500. Lood this ui>
No. 7.
4-room house, modern,
011 S. Fourth, on ear line
near Lincoln School. Price
$1,600; $500 clown balance
to suit. Keys at office.
No. 37.
10 acres near Surmyside
Station, 3 acres in youngl
orchard, 2 acres A n straw!
berries, all irrigated. Price
$4,000. Good terms. $500
down, balance any time at
8 per cent.
No. 71.
10 acres close to tlie city,
all under irrigation, good'
8-room house and pure
well of water; 2 acres of
strawberries, 2 acres nf
bearing fruit. This ls a
bargain and can be bought
for $5,000, some terms.
w. Wills Co
6 First Street. Phone 582

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