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THE YAKIMA HERALD.
THURSDAY. FEBRUARY *». IK2. —On Saturday last J. M. Ogle, proprie tor of the Puyallup Nursery and Floral Gardens, completed the purchase from Dr. W. F. Morrison of 120 acres of the bestjand on the Mozee. Mr. Ogle will make a valuable addition to this com munity, as he is a man of means and en terprise, and proposes to mt once begin the work of starting a nursery on his new possessions. He will this year im prove 60 acres, planting 45 acres to trees and shrubs. Mr. Ogle already has a large trade in Yakima, Douglas Klickitat and Kittitas counties, and he will hereafter make this the depot of his business for eastern Washington. Extracts from va rious Hound papers show bow greatly Mr. Ogle’s efforts are appreciated and of wbat value be has been in building up the re gion in which he has been located. In an extended article, the Tacoma Ledger aays: “Few, if any, other branches of trade have carried Puyallup’s name with more credit into more places than the ex cellent nursery stock sent out from that place by J. M. Ogle;” while the Tacoma Every Sunday says: “There is no mao to whom western Washington and Pierce and King counties are more indebted for their advance in practical horticulture than J. M. Ogle, who inaugurated and for several years has owned the Puyallup nurseries. Not only is be an enthusiastic student and worker in the horticultural field, but be is a man of admirable public spirit, who can always be depended upon for contributing more than his full share to the success of any enterprise that is likely to benefit the country and state, and incidentally advertise bis business.” —The question of water for irrigating purposes is becoming a very serious prob lem for the settlers of the Wenas. For the past two seasons the crops have been poor, owing to the scarcity of moisture, and some of the farmers claim that they cannot stand another failure. Several meetings have been held of late for the purpose of solving this question, and it has been decided to try and find a solu tion through arteeian wells. At a meet ing held last Thursday $1,200 was sub scribed in sums of SSO and SIOO as the nucleus for a $3,500 arteeian well fund, and it is proposed to organise a company at a meeting to be held this week. This fund will be sufficient to purchase the machinery, pay for the casing and the ex penses of one well. The plan for the in itial well, which will probably be placed on Longmire’s or Quinn’s ranch, is to have the owner of the land execute a bond to pay all expenses of casing, labor and incidentals upon the striking of water. These ranches are on the high lands, and if the wells prove a success there it is be lieved that the future of the “flat” is assured, and the subscribers to the fund will each have the same privileges granted them as to the use of the machinery and conditions of boring. —Commodore J. N. Roberts, of Boston, is greatly interested in the reclaiming of arid lands by means of artesian water. For years past he has been engaged in drilling wells through the granite of the New England states, and some time ago be sent for J. C. Coates, one of his ex perts and managers, who is now here. Mr. Coates has visited the various sec tions hereabouts and is of the opinion that with the heavy machinery he has been accustomed to use he would have no trouble in drilling through this basaltic formation. Commodore Roberts is now figuring on the contracts for a large num ber of wells, principally in the neighbor hood of Barrel springs, in the upper Moxee country, and if he secures these he will send for one of his large drilling ma chines and several of bis most competent men and begin operations in Yakima. He has patterns for all parts of drilling machines and proposes making his Dm chines, other than the castings, at tins place. The castings will be made in Portland or on the Sound according to designs furnished. —Frequent mention is made in the pi pers of the state regarding the rich Min eral Creek mines which have been dis covered in the mountains east of Chehaln. While they have excited a great deal of attention elsewhere, Yakima has given them little or no thought, although they will result in great advantage to this sec tion if all that is claimed for them is true. The directors of the Northern PacilV have sent a mining expert and engineer from New York to examine the new dis trict, and if bis report is favorable it is considered equivalent to an order to begin the construction of the Yakima & Pacific road across the mountains, as the Mineral Creek mines are on the line of this pro posed road. Some railroad men claim that a 30-mile branch will be built from Centralia. at a cost of $1,000,000, to tap the mines, but the more knowing ones say it would be foolish to build a branch simply for a few years of mining excite ment, when it is the ultimate Intention of the Northern Pacific to connect Yakima with the South Bend branch via the Cow- Ilts pass. —Captain C. S. Prowell,of Ellensburgh, waa in the city on Saturday last and said that the prospects for crops in Kittitas county for the coming season were not very flattering. While there ia much more snow in the mountains than at this time last year the valley ia greatly in need of snow or rain. Captain Prowell is in favor of Yakima and Kittitas counties banding together and investigating rain making by explosives, and says that in Kansas there are companies that contract to produce rain at ten cents an acre. The Hebalo ia adviaed of these companies, bat can attest that they are no more pow erful than Captain Prowell, for the next day this section experienced a couple of very gratifying showers. It may have been magnetism, and it may have been the captain’s eloquence, but certain it is that the heavens opened and the rain descended. The gifted N. P. snperin ten lent of the Cascade division should cultivate his talent LSCAL MEVITIkS. —Charles Carpenter has bought Joseph Stevenson’s 40 bales of hope and David Ferguson’s S7 bales,at IS cents per pound, and is now shipping them to Milwaukee. —The superior court adjourned Tues day to reconvene Friday. Judge Smith estimates that it will take up four or five days more of the court’s time in receiving the evidence in the Abtanum water cases. —'Tbe Roelyn Sews nominates H. J. Snively ss a delegate to the democratic national convention at Chicago. It is said that J. M. Baxter and Hamuel Vin son would also be willing to accept this honor. —Register Krutz has not yet been re lieved from duty, but his absence from the office would indicate differently. There is much complaint in consequence of bis neglect, and the department has been advised thereof. —The young ladies of tbe Christian church gave a leap year entertainment at the residence of Dudley Eshelman Wed nesday evening. Charades, games and a splendid lunch «tre among the enjoyable features of the evening. —Mary E. Wiley has filed her petition asking the superior court to release her from being matrimonially yoked to John L. Wiley, and Maggie E. Knapp desires the same favor ia respect to Lester Knapp. Both allege habitual drunkenness as tbe cause of their conjugal unhappiness. —Artesian well No. 3 is now completed and is a daisy. In less than a week’s time the daily flow has increased 3.)5,00U gallons, tbe present volume being 5U5.00U gallons per diem. The boring machinery is being moved two miles down the val ley, where well No. 4 will be located. —Monday, the 160tb anniversary of the birth of George Washington, was ob served in this city by a parade of the military, drill by the fire department and two parties in the evening. The social competition at night resulted in the bene fit of neither of the funds for which they were given. —Eshelman Bros., real estate dealers, report the following sales for Wednesday: Hanna Morris to Louise Wilcoxson, the southeast quarter of section 4, township 17, north range 13 east, 160 acres, consid eration $2,400; A. Forbis and wife to Martha Vinson, lots 3 and 4, block 26, consideration $1,700. —Next Wednesday, March 2nd, will be Ash Wednesday, and the Lenten season begins on that day. There will be a ser vice and sermon at the Episcopal church on Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock; also every following Wednesday during Lent at 4:30 p. ro., to which a cordial in vitation is extended to the public. —The Ellensburgh fire department has decided to hold a hose contest on the 4th of July, and figure on offering about $3,000 in prizes during a three days’ tournament. Chief John Reed has been notified that a challenge will be issued to the Yakima team in due season. Our boys will be ready for them, and expect to maintain the championship. —The ladies of the Congregational church will offer a line of beautiful aprons for sale at Mason’s opera house on Saturday evening, March 6th. Goods displayed from 7 to 8 p. m. and again at the close of the reading by Miss Rosa Stannus. If you wish to see something nice in the line of fancy work do not fail to call on the ladies at that time. —The marriage of Philip G. Fitterer to Miss Emma Davern was celebrated at Ht. Joseph’s church, Thursday morning, Feb. 26th, at 9 o’clock, in the presence of a large circle of friends and relatives. Both bride and groom are among Yakima’s most popular young people, and the union gives every evidence of proving an ex ceptionally happy one. Tub Hbbald joins in the wishes unanimously ex pressed that the choicest blessings of peace and prosperity may be theirs. —Miss Rom Stan mis will give a read ing in Mason’s opera bouse on Saturday evening, March sth, under the auspices of the Presbyterian and Congregational churches. Miss Stannus is an elocution ist of rare attainments. The Chicago Journal says: “Her talent is so versatile that It would be difficult to tell in what she excels. Her sweet and powerful voice was beard at its best in the rendition of ‘Tne Bells’ by Poe, one of the most diffi cult poems in the language to interpret.” —(Jeorge Haxxard, secretary of the state democratic dabs, was in the city on Fri day last conferring with thefaithful. Mr. Haxxard emphatically denied the charge that he was using his position to boost Hill into the presidential chair, and said be was laxly and breeches in favor of the choice of the party, and could see no rea son why the nominee should not come from west of New York, as the Empire state had been favored for more than twenty years, and in that time the demo crats bad lieen successful but once. —W. Z. York has added to hia collection of curio* a cartridge shell that moat have been contemporaneous with the domina tion of the Hudson Ray company in the northwest. It waa recently found up the Natch*** in the vicinity whereother relics of earlier daya had been previously un earthed. The shell ia of iron and theend against which the hammer faila ia deeply concave, welling up in the center in the form of a nipple, noon which the cap ia placed. It show s the ravages of time and the elements, but is perfect in shape. —Marshal Cock gives notification that he intends to strictly enforce the ordi nance regarding the licensing of dogs, and that those who value their canines had better put in an immediate appearance before the city clerk and secure a tag. The move is a good one, as it gives pro tection to those dogs that have a value and does away with the worthless ones which litter our streets, but if the en forcement is fitful or imperfect the object for whicli the ordinance was passed will I not result, and it will become nothing more than a species of legal blackmail against those who prise their dogs. rKNMNAL. F. H. Hiscock, of New York, is in the city. D. E. Lesh left for • brief visit to Port land Wednesday. Mrs. Maggie E. Merwin arrived here from Beattie on Saturday last. Mrs. G. W. Carey returned to Spokane Thursday .accompanied by her slater, Mm. S. T. Vivian. T. M. Vanes returned last night from a visit to Wssbington sod his old home in North Csrolins. H. J. Snively, S. O. Morford and Wm. Ker were among the passengers for Eliensburgb Wednesday. Mrs. Emma Schanno was summoned to Eliensburgb Monday by the serious illness of her dsughter, Mrs. Charles Worth. Charles Lombard, the .efficient clerk of the Yakima Indian agency, is in the city on a visit and intends remaining until Monday. Mrs. J. H. Fairbrook, of Yakima City, is a patient of the Beattle Hygienic Sani tarium, where is rapidly she regaining her health. H. S. Huson, of Tacoma, will be mar ried at Portland on March 3d to Miss Lavina Whalley, daughter of J. W. Whal ley of that place. Dr. W. H. Hare will leave for Ellens burgh Saturday, where he will address the local republican club on the subject of organisation. P. M. Morrison, assessor of Kittitas county, and old-timer here, spent a couple of days in Yakima last week, the guest of Gary H. Moulton. Mr. and Mrs. James Schultz arrived from Ellensburgh Thursday morning to attend the marriage of the latter’s sister, Miss Emma Davern. to Philip G. Fitterer. Mrs. R. J. Fraser, of Puyallup, joined Mr. Fraser here on Thursday, and they have taken up their residence on Second street, next door to the U. S. land office. Commodore Roberts left for Boston Thursday morning, called there by the demands of hia business interests. He expects to return to Yakima in June or July. i LOVE VAST LIBRARIES.” Tbl is Wktl Psel Siu Ssid, ssS if It Wire sa Esrtk ls«. It CssM FW Ike Useless •ft Verv <M Ose st lertk Yski«. At the request of Tux Hkkai.d, Mrs. W. L. Bteinweg has furnished the following regarding the public library for publi cation : The members of our library association feel very jubilant over the unexpected windfall that came to them last week. Those who visit the room every week were beginning to feel the need of a new supply of books, and this generous offer ing makes it possible to meet tbeir wants at once. In May the majority of the members will pay in their yearly dues, which will provide the means for still another sup ply of new books, so the association may he considered now as well established, and, as “nothing succeeds like success,” on the broad road to prosperity. The history of this library movement may interest those not familiar with it, end so I give it briefly and with it an in vitation to all those who have not yet tak«n part in it to now join in the good work. It began last spring with the teachers of our public schools. First a subscription paper was passed around and then a meeting called. The meeting held in the Hotel Yakima parlor was attended by about a dosen ladies and gentlemen. An organisation was formed, named the Yakima Library Association. Officers were elected, committees appointed, and everything done necessary to putting it into good running order. The old C. L. V. C. also held a meeting and voted that the little fnnd they had collected toward a library should be given to this associa tion. The committee appointed to select books soon sent off an order for 128 vol umes, at a cost of $lO7. Mr. Lawrence generously permitted these books to be placed in his office, then in the Syndicate block, and a few ladies took toms in per forming the duties of librarian each Sat urday from 3 to 8 p. m. A successful lawn party, given by Miss Harriet Sawyer, secretary of the associa tion, assisted by her young friends, brought in the chief part of the money for the second order of books. Since then new members have joined from time to time and some volumes been presented, so that the association numbers at the present time seventy-five members and has over 350 volumes to loan. Some of our citizens send in their periodicals, which can be taken and returned without charge. For bound books the charge is five cents per week, and a life member ship costs sl, or $8.50 gives a member ship and the use of books for one year. In selecting books for the library every one’s taste is consulted, but the aim is to keep the standard high. More history and science will be added as the library grows, as well as more current literature. At present good standard fiction bolds the prominent place. Some day, no doubt, the city will take up this work and make of it a commo dious city library, as Seattle is doing and other of our western cities have done, but in the meantime an association like we have formed comes the nearest to meet ing the public want of anything we know of. Possibilities of every nature suggest themselves in connection with it, large comfortable rooms, games, music, etc. It is a natural nucleus for cinbe, whether historic, scientific, literary, or merely social, so, while our thanks go out to ail who have in any way aided in what has been already accomplished, we ask the rest to come forward and assist os in making our library the crowning blessing of North Yakima. If you want the news read The Hebald. Royal Baking Powder Is Superior to Every Other The United States Official Investigation Of Baking Powders, recently made, under authority of Congress, by the Department of Agriculture, Washing ton, D. C., furnishes the highest authoritative informs* lion as to which powder is the best. The Official Report Shows the ROYAL to be a cream of tartar baking pow der, superior to all others in leavening power 1 CAVALRY TROOP OROASIZEO. Takim’i Martial Spirit Arend-Offcm Elected—List sf tke Ckartcr lea beev-i SsggesttH. On Saturday last a public meeting waa held in the coonvil chambers for the pur peee of organizing a troop of cavalry. Seventy-one nau.ee had been signed to the call previously circulated, and as a result there was a fair attendance, it being a noticeable fact that a large per centage of those present were stalwart young men from the surrounding coun try. Samuel Vinson waa called upon to preside and J. H. Bradford, Jr., was chosen temporary secretary. After an organisation was effected the following officers were elected: Captain, Fred R. Reedfirst lieutenant, Jamea J. Wiley; second lieutenant, George Weikel; sec retary, Harry Coonse; treasurer, M. 8. Sc udder. It was agreed that those pres ent who bad aigned the rolls should be charter members, and that those who should subsequently desire to join must have their names proposed and he voted upon. The charter members are Fred R. Reed, George Weikel. Wm. 8. Mills, A. B. Whitson. E. E. Heg, J. H. Bradford, Jr., J. L. Steward, George Biverly, H. A. Carpenter, Alex R. Sinclair, J. 11. Sim mons, M. 8. Bcudder, F. K. Hiscock, Harry Coonse, Bam Vinson, J. J. Wiley. Leroy Stark, Charles Stone, Charles A. Marks, W. H. Taylor and D. A. Ball. The next meeting of the company will be held on Tuesday, March Bth, when, for reasons it is unnecessary to mention, it is to be hoped that a surgeon will be chosen to look after life and limb and pre scribe such healing liniments for the parts of those troopers moat afflicted as will beat answer the requirements. Taks Notice. That the Valley House on Front street, near Tucker’s livery stable, is now occu pied and prepared to satisfy the hungry and give the weary rest on new clean beds at very moderate rates. The house will be managed by Mrs. J. W. Walters. Asssssccsicst. On and after March Ist, 1802, I will do a general land office and real estate busi ness. Will also deal in relinquishments. Office in U. 8. land office building, down stairs. J. H. Thomas, 5-tf Late Register U. 8. Land Office, j —A. L. Fix, the leading real estate and insurance man of North Yakima. 1-m —North Star woolen mills blankets in gray and white cheaper than ever at Ditter’s. * —Our Dry Goods at coot. 2-4t Walker A Rkdmon. —Rev. 8. H. Cheadle will speak upon tbe Young People’s Christian Endeavor movement, at the Presbyterian church next Sunday night. Young people and , all interested in the C. E. movement are J invited to be present. Misnaming Things. The experienced huntaman in the woods never wastes time looking for bear in Bear Hollow, nor deer along Deer Creek, nor wonld he hope to shoot any great number of ducks on Duck Lake, for his experience has taught him that such points are always misnamed, and this lesson holds good with almost everything in life. For instance, in the case of the brands on articles of food, spices and other ground food products, the things branded or labeled “pure", “strictly pure” or “absolutely pure," are without exception the most villainously adulterated. Tis the wolf in sheep's clothing always The most brazen case is that of the Royal Baking Powder. This article is branded and paraded before the people as “absolutely pure” when it contains ammonia. You can smell it in the can and often in the biscuit while hot What woman wonld use an ammonia or alum baking powder if she knew it ? They not only destroy the stomach, but ammonia will destroy the complexion. &ot so with Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder, the only pure cream tartar powder to be obtained, and the only baking powder made by a physician. Dr. Price has devoted a life-time to perfecting this old-fashioned, in dispensable article of .the culinary art that has stood all the tests and remained the standard for forty years. imi't N IMIS HIM DMtMT TUB. TV fswjeket k Witt H.11.i Mslrict lireetsn Art Tngtnrih tsj.ise4-Tk« Strikers Pseiße Issliltln Ike Slit. The Northern Pacific has been granted an injunction by the federal court at Ta coma against the Cowychee A Wide Hol low irrigating district to restrain the Ut ter from levying taxes on the lands of the railroad company to pay asseastneoU for irrigating canals and from selling any of ssid lands. The defendants in the soil are D. W. Stair. H. 1). Winchester. J. A. Green. D. K. Fish, directors, and A. W. Morrison, collector of taxes. The com plaint recites that the Northern Pacific has lands valued at SIO,OOO within the district, and attacks in deUil the irregular proceedings in the organisation of ths dis trict or corporation under the state law passed in 1090; also the irregularity of the assessment and levy of the Ux. From proceedings of the trustees of the irrigating district, at a meeting held on the 15th of September, 1891, it was found that the total of the assessment roll was $536,534, of which $160,161 represented property against which the Ux could not l« enforced by sale of property butaimply by withholding water, title not yet having been completed under the variona land laws of the United States, which left the amount of valuation of the taxable prop erty Id the district against which the Ux can be enforced by sale under the law, $367,275. It waa found that the amount necessary to be raised to meet the actual and authorized expenses of the district is $3,500 to which had to he added SO per cent, for possible delinquencies provided by law, making a grand toUl of $4,200 to he raised by a levy on said valuation of $387,273 and therefore a levy of eleven mills waa declared. The complaint alleges that at the time the levy was made there was no portion of any canal or ditch or any work or im provement of any kind completed; that the tax levied upon the lands of the Northern Pacific Railroad company is $1,041.35. “The devil «u «lck—the devil a monk wo«M he: The devil wu well—tbe devil a monk wee be." One person's money is as good as an other’s for medicines procured at W. H. Chapman's. All are treated alike. The utmost care is taken, and the purest drugs used in prescriptions. 5 FsrtSiafs^MitilUtiMt. R. B. Milroy was the guest of Agent Jay Lynch over Sunday. Friday evening the Quaker club was charmingly entertained by Miss Blanche Embree. H. H. Lombard spent several days during the past week with his brother, Charles Lombard, clerk of the agency. Miss Mattoon, of North Yakima, spent several days at the agency with her brother, George Mattoon, and wife. Sat urday evening a very pleasant party was given in her honor. FECHTER & ROSS SPACE. Our former Bargain List proved such a profitable mode of Advertising, that we have decided to again place it in these columns, and we respectfully request a careful per usal of the same. BARGAIN NO. L BARGAIN NO. K 40 ,n Mo *~ v,n#y - w,tb w# * f - 160 BARGAIN NO. 2. tpereat. OA ACRES—« ecree Id Hope and bop bowae. •MI U acroe In Alfalfa, good dwalling: |SKO. BARGAIN NO. «. Temeaaay. a NIW two-atory hard flnUbed Honee,, with* two lota, nicely Improved; lliou. tame bargain no. r •“r 1 AC’RRH In tbe Ahtannm Valley-Hog —— I \nf Ranch. Bnlldlnga, Hop Uonac, etc. BARGAIN NO. M. N cry cheap at RDOO. ..... T I I SES on the Inatallment Plan, cheap; BARGAIN NO. A PMMOJIR. ' 10 Ac “ ™ N<,l> HIU - W* BARGAIN NO. 11. 1 4 TRADE—*2 acraa of Improved Property. BARGAIN NO. &. A, 7*&™**L*s*** ***’ ot A SPECULATION—Undivided % Intercet In 1 Summit View Addition. 19 acroe; |7SO „ BARGAIN NO. e. to please all claarea of investors. 1 rtn ACRKB In the Moser Valley, with —- lOU water. A floe body of land; 9XIIO. . . . .. . . . 1 I— If you think of investing, drop in and BARGAIN NO. 7. «° 0W °° r , “ t * OH ACRES In aec. M, twp. 14, range 19: (SOan acre, with water. AGENTS FOR Lombard Investment Co. Firs, Life and Accident Insurance. N. r. ill M Vi; Inis. FECHTER & ROSS Opp. Ynklma >n( ioiml Bank. MUST BE SOID! WHAT MUST BE SOLD? TtL© Stools: formerly by IF 1 . IE. Craig, and generally known as tlie BIT STORE Mist le SiU ii SO Sirs ir Lm If we can’t do you for 100 Cents on the Dollar, will take 90, 80, 70, or even 60 Cents on the Dollar. EVERYTHING MUST GO,- -AJSTD <3O Q,TJXOJSI, REGARDLESS OF COST - 1 :V va| ~'j '’--Vi; FRED PARKER, Trustee. MATT BARTHOLET, Agent.