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The Colville Examiner
Colville, Stevens County, Washington, November 9, 1907
Do you realize that The Colville Examiner is printed
in a county which offers inducements to capital and
energy second to none in the country?
Stevens county contains about 3,600 square miles. The assessed
valuation is only $8,000,000. The value of timber, mineral and mar
ble deposits is too great for any estimation. In the mining world
this county has long been recognized as one of wonderful promise.
Development has been slow. It is now moving with an impetus
which is bringing the county's ore-producing possibilities into gen
Fruit growing is one of the most important industries of this sec
tion. The climate is ideal, the product the very best, the demand
greater than the supply. In net returns, fruit raising is extremely
profitable here, as no crop failures are known and the bench lands
are a natural home for fine-flavored fruit. Irrigation is unnecessary.
Farming, stock raising and hay growing are at present occuying
the attention of many people of the county, but these lines are in
their infancy compared with the thousands of acres of good farm
lands not yet cultivated.
Stevens county is dotted with countless sawmills and the payrolls
add a large item to the amount of money in circulation. Timber of
excellent commercial value is to be had of Uncle Sam for the asking,
and when cleared leaves a land unexcelled for farming 1.
Many people are looking for homes. The east is turning west
ward in its hopes for the future. Stevens county welcomes all who
would better their condition.
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