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M. C. Cooper of Rock Cut was a business visitor
in Colville Wednesday.
J. F. Leighton is moving his jewelry and barber
shop to the building formerly occupied by the
Colville Land Company.
The residence of M. C. Kelly was the scene of
some excitement Wednesday morning when the
roar of a burning flue attracted the attention of
the family and neighbors. Mr. Kelly used the
garden hose with effect and averted any damage
beyond that caused by water.
G. E. Hanson of Spokane arrived in Colville
Wednesday and is the guest of A. C. Walgamott.
If Mr. Hansen remains in Colville he will join the
Bennett & Walgamott orchestra, playing clarionet.
He is also an artist on the cello and will add much
to the new orchestra.
Rev. E. H. Stayt of Spokane, a brother of
Proprietor Stayt of the Rochester hotel at Kettle
Falls, has started a new monthly paper called
"The Spokane Life Line," devoted to the interest
of the Free Methodist rescue work. He is quite
well known in Colville and last winter assisted in
A. J. Barney has sold to Z. A. Black 80 acres
east of town for $3500, transfer being made Mon
day through the real estate agency of Hammond
& McDermont. Mr. Black came here a year ago
from Clear Lake, Wis., and has a homestead on
Deep Creek. He will improve the newly acquired
property with a commercial orchard.
The new Free Methodist church at Orin will be
dedicated tomorrow at 11 a. m. Presiding Elder
Albert Bean will have charge of the services,
assisted by Rev. 0. F. DeFoe and Rev. W. H.
Boddy of Colville. Evening services will be held
in Colville, Rev. Boddy to deliver the address.
Special music is in preparation for both services.
Tuesday was election day for the town of Col
ville. Votes cast numbered 144, out of 180 regis
tered and entitled to vote. The entire Citizens'
ticket was elected by the following vote: Council
man for one year, F. A. Savage, 123; council
men for three years, W. F. Diffenbacher, 119;
F. L. Torrey, 95; George Stenger, 97; city treas
urer, P. R. Parks, 125. J. H. Lasswell and W. J.
Cornwall on the People's ticket received 66 and 50
votes respectively. Savage, Diffenbacher and
Parks had been indorsed by the People's ticket.
The proposition to raise the town of Colville to a
city of the third class was carried by a vote of
98 to 27.
Don't delay coming for those Christmas photos.
Give us time to get you up some fine ones for gifts.
Justus & Treadwell.
Milton Robinson has bought the A. P. Frye
ranch 10 miles east of Colville and has moved
there with his family. Consideration was $3,000.
Fred Burri has rented the store building east of
the Stevens County Abstract Company's office and
will open a jewelry and watch repairing establish
ment next week. Mr. Burri was born and learned
his trade in Switzerland. He and his wife have
just returned to the west after a two months' trip
in the east. His former home was in Ohio, but he
has lived in Washington and Idaho for a year and
a half, last residing at Potlatch.
and Save Money
Colville Marble Works
In the Superior Court of the State of Washington, in and for the County
of Stevens. Fay Pratt plaintiff, vs. James S. Pratt defendant.
The State of Washington, to the said James S.Pratt defendant:—You
are hereby summoned to appear within sixty days after the date of the first
publication of this summons, to-wit: within sixty days after the 9th day of
November, 1907, and defend the above entitled court, and answer the com
plaint of the plaintiff, and serve a copy of your answer upon the undersigned
attorneys for plaintiff, at their office below stated, and in case of your failure
so to do judgment will be rendered against you according to the demands of
the complaint, which has been filed with the clerk of said court. The object
of this action is to obtain a divorce upon the grounds of cruel and inhuman
treatment of plaintiff by defendant and neglect and refusal of defendant
to make suitable provisions for his family. Slater & Allen, Attorneys
P. O. Address, Colville, Stevens County. Washington. for Plaintiff.