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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 22 August 1912

PREMIUM LIST FOR FAIR (Continued from Ist Page) Best peck of onions; first $1.50, sec ond, $1.00. Best six ears of sweet corn; first $1.50, second, $1.00. Best six ears of field corn; first $1.50, second, $1.00. Best three heads of cauliflower; first $1.50, second, $1.00. Best display of tomatoes; first $1.50, second, $1.00. Best three heads of cabbage; first $1.50, second, $1.00. Largest cabbage; $1.00. Largest pumpkin; $1.00. Largest Turnip; $1.00. Largest potato; $1.00. Largest squash; $1.00. Largest rutabaga; $1.00. DIVISION C. — GRAINS AND GRASSES. Best general display of five or more varieties of grains and grasses in sheaves; first $5, second $2.50. Best sheaf winter wheat; first $1.50, second $1. Best sheaf spring wheat; first $1.50, second $1. Best sheaf oats; first $1.50, secondsl. Best sheaf barley; first $1.50, sec ond $1. Best sheaf rye; first $1.50. second $1. Best sheaf timothy; $1.5U; second $1. Best sheaf red clover; first $1.50, sec ond $1. Best sheaf alfalfa; firs...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 29 August 1912

VOLUME XII SCHOOLS WILL OPEN MONDAY Prospects For Successful Year Are Good. Corps of Teachers Now Complete The Newport public schools will for mally open on Monday, Sept. 2, and i from present indications the board of directors are looking forward to a very successful school year. In the matter of the selection of teachers much care and deliberation j was indulged in that none but the most j efficient, and the best prepared teachers professionally and academically be se cured to conduct the school affairs of the community. An examination of the best schools throughout the country will reveal the fact that they are gov erned by the most competent teachers securable, and we might say in passing that the best schools are not always to be found in the larger cities. In regards the matter of teachers for the ensuing years year Newport will j have one of the strongest corps in the history of its school system. In the High School Principal L. H. King will have charge of the work in science...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 29 August 1912

OREGON'S GOVERNOR ON MORAL CRUSADE Chief Executive Declares War on Vice Conditions in City of Portland. Portland. —"I'm prepared to go down the line on the enforcement of the law In Portland and I am here to ask your co-operation. If I don't get that, I will go It alone, and from now on I will be on the job every minute as long as lam in office. I will clean up Port land If it takes me until January 9, 1915." With this declaration, Governor West announced his crusade against vice in Portland, at a meeting with the mayor, chief of police, district at torney and members of the municipal association and vice commission at the office of the mayor. Sheriff Stev ens did not attend the meeting, send ing word that he was too busy. During the whole session the air was charged with tension. Governor West sweepingly declared that none of the city or county authorities had been doing their duty. Governor West announced the ap pointment of Walter H. Evans as spe cial deputy in District Attorney ...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 29 August 1912

A UNIQUE EGG LAYING CONTEST. Interesting State Wide Competition This Year at the Washington State Fair. There has probably never been held in the state of Washington a more unique contest than the egg laying contest now being carried on at the State Fair grounds at North Yakima, it will close Sept. 26. which is the fourth day of the Fair. In this contest there are thirty-three pens of seven birds, each competing against the other, for liberal cash prizes and honors. They are the pick of the entire state coming from every section, and there are twenty-four breeds represented An elaborate system of pens has been constructed In which to house the Dirds. and everything is being done by the management to encourage laying. THIRTY-THREE PEN, SIXTY DAY EGG LAYING CONTEST NOW ON AT WASHINGTON STATE FAIR. Carefully selected feed is used, and nothing has been overlooked which would Inspire the feathered thoroughbreds to do their level best. Weekly bulletins are being sent out by the secretary ...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 29 August 1912

We have just unpacked and have ready for your inspection the strongs est assortment of ever shown in this town. You will find our clothing priced from from Schloss Bros. & Co., to be as good as you have ever seen and we especially call your attention to their Navy Blue Serge which is guaranteed not to fade and priced at only $17.50. Then for those knock=about suits, we offer you the Prince Chap line, priced at $7.00 to $15.00. LOGGED-OFF LANDS SELLING Many Buyers Visit Newport and Are Pleased. Will Aid in Development Work An immediate and general demand for logged-off lands along the lines of the Idaho & Washington Northern and the Grreat Northern was found when the cut-over holdings of four lumber companies along these railroads was opened for public sale last week through the offices of the Fred B. Grinnell Co. Sales made up to this time total 3259 acres, for which purchasers paid $53,524, an average price per acre of $61.42. A feature of the week's sales was the number of...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 29 August 1912

j EVERY MAN! «gp «■ Security State Bank NEWPORT, WASHINGTON dhe fßcwport IBliner Thursday, August 29. 1912 KRED L. WOLF. Editor and Publisher. Entered in the postoffice at Newport. Wash, agton as second class mail matter. SUBSCRIPTION PRICE 51.50 t£ACH YEAR OFFICIAL PAPER PEND OKEILLE CO. JUST AMONG OURSELVES Mrs. Griffith has secured a first-class trimmer for the season. When you need an undertaker call Harding & Harding. Phone 109. You will have to hurry if you want to get one of those sample skirts at Sher man's. Try a loaf of Sanitary bread. There is a reason. A thousand loaves sold in a month. Mrs. C. A. Carter has gone to Gar field, Wash., to spend some time with her daughter, Mrs. Livingston. McDonald's "400" Chocolates will please the most fastidious. Try them. Tulles Drug Co. The regular fall millinery opening at the Fee Sisters' millinery store will be held Sept. 6 and 7. A complete line of early fall hats are now on display. Eighty acres of land for sale. 40 acres in ...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 29 August 1912

A HARNESS RACE AT THE SPOKANE FAIR. A. old as time—the sport of kings and the king of sports-horse racing still flourishes in spite of adverse legislation and the abuses of s followers. Spokane has had racing ever since the town was foun have been race tracks on the north side and on tie sou s horse last twelve years at the Interstate Fair grounds, and. K t^ U f h ™ a 7re S men predicted the end of racing in Spokane when the state abo l ished open betting, nothing of the kind happened, and b^ lDg ™" b fill the Interstate grand stand every day of Fair week. The Spokane De y Is the feature running event each year, and when Chester Krum won the SV»O purse in li.ll fron, a field of ten starters he broke the world's rword for a "He and an eighth on a half mile track, making the distance In the remarkab '""The program for the week of Sept 30 Includes the Derby for tliesame purse, one tunning stake for $1,000. four running stakes for *600 .each and (4,000 in overnight running purses, Ifo.o...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 29 August 1912

NEK'S FROM OIIR NATIONAL CAPITAL Houses Cannot Agree on Defi ciency Bill and Congress Fails to Adjourn. Washington.— Congress failed to Complete its session on Saturday night as expected. After an all-night fili buster the house at 4:22 a. m., decided to adjourn until Monday, and shortly afterward the senate followed its ex ample. Disagreement over the general defi ciency bill, among the items in which were the Oregon claims against the federal government, was a leading cause of the deadlock. Senator La Follette's demand for consideration of the Penrose resolution was another contributing factor. Double Filibuster in Senate. The double filibuster which com pelled the abandonment of the plan to end the session of congress was led by La Follette and Chamberlain. Sena tor La Follette insisted upon a record vote in adoption of the Penrose reso lution for an investigation of cam paign contributions of the Standard Oil company in 1904 and of the corres pondence between John D. Archbold, G...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 29 August 1912

Logged=Off Lands Sell Fast Cj Since the announcement of the placing on the market of the loggedoff lands of the Panhandle Lumber Gompany, Dalkena Lumber Gompany and Spokane Lumber Gompany, was made two weeks ago, some 4,000 acres of land have been sold. Many local people, who are familiar with conditions here have made purchases because they believe that opportunities for profitable in vestment are presented. Others are coming here from other sections and buying because of the favorable reports of this country that are being spread broadcast throughout the Northwest. If you want to get in on these offerings you better make selections now. The Northwest quarter of Section 15, near Lenora on the east side of the Pend Oreille river. All level land and especially adapted for stock raising. Soil that will grow lots of clover and root crops. $20 acre. 240 acres in same section as above, all level land, Skookum creek running through it. Especially well adapted for a dairy farm. $20 per acr...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 5 September 1912

VOLUME Xll Bin project no Local Men Start Work On Big Proposition. 400 Acres of Land to Get Water Messrs. E. W. Anderson, J. C.Jacob son and George Torreson, who recently purchased the east half of section 29, township 32, range 45, in the Indian creek neighborhood, across the river from Wolf red, have added to their possessions by the purchase of a quarter section from Carl Brink, located in sec tion 28. In addition to acquiring these lands, the gentlemen have acquired water rights on Indian creek, which assure them of ample water to irrigate the 400 acres of land that they will be able to bring under the ditch, also necessary right-of-way through other properties. They have taken special pains to secure a perfect title to the water and are certain that they have it lined up cor rectly. They propose to start work at once to slash and burn over the land, build flumes to convey the water to all parts of their tracts, and will place the land on the market with perpetual water right. T...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 5 September 1912

GOVERNOR WARNS COMMON CARRIERS West Serves Notice of Intention to Prosecute Shipments of Liquor Into Dry Territory. Portland—With District Attorney Cameron sustained in his office by the ruling of Judge McGinn, and H. M. Esterly, appointed by the governor to supplant Cameron, recognized as a special prosecutor to handle the vice cases exclusively and independent of the district attorney's office, Governor West started a movement against the common carriers and the liquor in vests of Portland, which was made public in an open letter to these in terests given out by the governor. The governor's letters to the com uon carriers and the liquor dealers leclared that investigation had con tnced him that liquor was being sold »nd shipped into "dry" territory, and notified them of his intention to take drastic steps against such procedure. The plan which the governor has outlined relative to the shipment of ttquor into dry territory, is applicable alike to both the breweries and the railroad...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 5 September 1912

$350,000 IN RACE PURSES, Pacific Coast Horsemen Will Race For Big Money This Year. The enormous sum of $."}o0,(K)0 is offered this year in race purses on the different circuits of the Pacific slope, and of this sum more than one-tMrd will be competed for in the North Pacific Fair circuit, of which the Washington State Fair is a member It goes without saying that as a result of such a liberal inducement the very best trotters and pacers in the northwest will be Been by visitors at the Fair at North Yakima during the week of Sept 23-28. CROWDS WATCHING RACES AT WASHINGTON STATE FAIR. The State Fair track is in splendid condition, and the big mile oval will, no doubt, witness some speed events of intense interest The purses offered at North Yakima are liberal for trotters and pacers, while the running events are to be given spe< ial consideration this year on account of the popular de mand for more of them. Entries in the stake events closed Aug. 10. and purse entries will close one...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 5 September 1912

, fer 1 n —, nßd, . 9 «:%'* Noble'StartfgNew .belli:' oil* uV/orul 11')'// »> <if ■We w£fe j forced«by the many calls from ] un\i/'SA iri *>Tjii : n btiF'b&trbttS to add a new department. b'J3ncl'JlnuoJ .-n" ; We; ar& r|6w ready to show you the lar= gest and best assortment of ever shown here. You will find only the best made kinds and at prices which will mean a saving of from 10 to 50c a garment. PRIMARY ON NEXT TUESDAY List of County and Superior Judge Candidates. Precinct Commiteemen to Name Auditor Murray is this week sending out to each precinct in the county the supplies for the primary election to be held next Tuesday, Sept. 10. The polls will be open from 11 o'clock a. m. to 8 o'clock p. m., at the vax-ious voting places designated by the Board of County Commissioners. The following is the list of candidates who have filed for county offices and of the non-partisan judiciary ticket for Stevens and Pend Oreille counties: Judge of the Superior Court for the J...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 5 September 1912

EVERY MAN! Security State Bank Che IRewport "fOincr Thursday, Sept. 5. 1912. FRED L. WOLF. Editor and Publisher. auieretl iu the post-office at Newport, Wash, aßton as second class mail matter, SUBSCRIPTION PRICE 11.50 KACH YEAR OFFICIAL PAPER PEND OREILLE CO. JUST AMONG OURSELVES Mrs. Griffith has secured a first-class i trimmer for the season. When you need an undertaker call Harding & Harding. Phone 109. j C. B. Hodgen went to lone Wednes day morning on a business trip. Don't forget the sample shoes at 1 Sherman's, they are moving fast. Try a loaf of Sanitary bread. There J is a reason. A thousand loaves sold in a month. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Sid McClung, of the South Side, on \ Friday. McDonald's "400" Chocolates will please the most fastidious. Try them. Tulles Drug Co. A marriage license was granted Wed nesday morning to Elmer Swanson and Hazel Parker, both of Dalkena, Justice Lusher tied the knot. The regular fall millinery openmg at the Fee Sisters' milline...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 5 September 1912

SCENE IN THE GROVE AT STATE FAIR. The above view Is taken of the beautiful grove which every one remem bers who has ever visited the Washington State Fair grounds at North Yak ima. There is no more inviting spot in the state during the mellow Septem ber davs when thousands throng their way to the Apple City to attend the State Fair The wide spreading branches of the trees spread their gratefu SCENE IN THE BEAUTIFUL GROVE AT WASHINGTON STATE FAIR GROUNDS. shade over th*> rich grass underneath, and at the noon hour and during the hottest part of the day hundreds of people eat their lunches and rest In the shade of this delightful spot In the foreground is the new horticultural hall In which Is displayed every year the cream of Washington's fruit, vegetables, grains and grasses The State P'air opens Monday. Sept. 23. and continues for six days, which this year will l»e unusually full of attractive things. • Seventeenth Century Wagons. The introduction of stage wagons in England abou...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 5 September 1912

A SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT EVENTS National, Political and Per sonal News Items Briefly Sketched. One of the richest gold strikes in the history of southern California is reported at Holcomb valley, near San Bernardino. Heavy rains in Great Britain con tinuing throughout the month of Au gust have caused enormous damage to crops. The damage is estimated at 110,000,000. Rear Admiral Southerland, com mander-in-chief of the Pacific fleet, is now in supreme command of the situ ation in Nicaragua. He has deployed the forces along the railway between Corinto and Managua. With Justice John W. Goff presid ing, an extraordinary term of the su preme court convened in New York City Tuesday "for a speedy and vigor ous prosecution of indictments which may be found" as a result of the Ros enthal murder investigation. The American Bar association, in session at Milwaukee, Wis., denounc ed as dangerous to the country all movements for the recall of judges or of Judicial decisions. The report adopted decl...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 5 September 1912

The Rush for Land Continues DURING the past week the sales of Logged-off Lands have continued and at the rate of selling the present offerings will soon be closed out. Buyers are attracted from all parts of the country and many local people who have taken note of the demand for the lands of this section, have grasped the opportunity to invest. As a result of the influx of new people into this section there will be a marked increase in development work the next few years which will bring with it a corresponding increase in values. If you have not yet bought you had better make selections soon. North of Diamond Lake, six to eight miles west of Newport and four miles north of Scotia, are a number of good pieces par ticularly adapted to stock farming. These lands are well watered and productive of good clover and timothy yields. Prices in this neighborhood run from $5 to $14 per acre. Portions of this land were burned over in the big forest fire of two years ago, which materially reduce...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 12 September 1912

VOLUME XII COUNTY SEAT RACE STARTS Newport's Petition Filed Last Thursday, lone's Today. Cusick and Usk Are In the Race. Now that the primary election is over the next matter that will engage the attention of the public is the general election, to occur on November 5. Lo cally the importance of the election of county and state officers, and perhaps even the presidential election, will be overshadowed by the question of the permanent location of the county seat of Pend Oreille county. At the present time there are four towns in the race for county seat hon ors, each having filed sufficient petitions to the county auditor to have their name placed on the ballot. Cusick was the first to file, getting in the game early in the spring. Usk filed about a month ago, Newport's petition was placed on record last Thursday, and lone filed to day. Up to the time of filing our petition the people of Newport have not been active in the contest. Our town is the temporary county seat, and it is well...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 12 September 1912

INTERVENTION IN MEXICO IS NEAR Situation is Admittedly Grave; Sending of Troops Would Mean War. Beverly, Mass. —Although President fcaft will not intervene in Mexico without the fullest deliberation, thus taking a step that would mean war, Intervention is nearer than it has been since the first American troops were rushed to the border 18 months ago. It can be said on the highest au thority, however, that should the pres ident decide that intervention is the only course open to him, he will call congress in special session and de mand of it authority to send an Ameri can army across the border. Under no circumstances, he has told his friends, would he do an unfriendly act against Mexico without consulting congress. The president has authorized Gen eral Leonard Wood, chief of staff, U. S. A., to dispatch two more regiments of cavalry to the Texas border. Con ditions along that border have grown worse in the last few weeks. The president within the last few days communicated a demand ...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Newport miner. — 12 September 1912

TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS IN PRIZES Offered Washington Children Under Seventeen Years of Age. Great Children's Industrial Display Planned at the State Fair. The boys and girls of Washington are going to tiave the time of their lives at the State Fair, which opens at North Yakima Sept. '23 and lasts six days. They are going to have $2,000 in prizes, and to get them they are coming from all parts of the state. The boys will exhibit in the agricultural and fruit di visions; the girls in the domestic sciences, arts and crafts Finally there will be an apple packing contest, a stock judging contest, a fruit scoring contest and a toy aeroplane contest. No boy or girl over seventeen years of age will be allowed to compete for these prizes It will be a young folks' fair all by itself, and it promises to be a big one. One North Yakima girl has already sent in thirteen entries, and a Kittitas valley boy is running a small farm all by himself. The latest news from the secretary's office is that a ma...

Publication Title: Newport Miner, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Washington, United States
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