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title: 'The Colville examiner. (Colville, Wash.) 1907-1948, December 14, 1907, Image 11',
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J. M. Johnson went to Spokane last Monday and
will remain for a week or so.
Elmer Mitchell and Thomas L. Montgomery
were up from Chewelah over Sunday.
W. L. Terry has resigned as city police judge.
No disposition has as yet been made of the office.
W. B. Hewes, who went to Spokane a month ago
for hospital treatment, is reported much improved
The Bennett & Walgamott orchestra played for
a dance at Marcus Wednesday night and at Kettle
Falls last evening.
H. Wade Bailey was a Spokane business visitor
Thursday and Friday and visited his mother and
sisters at that place.
Considerable trouble has been experienced by
rubbers being misplaced or stolen from porches.
The small boy is the only explanation apparent.
Attorney S. Douglas was in Spokane last evening,
when his brother J. W. Douglas started on his re
turn trip to his home in New York City after
being in this state for several months.
The case of Goetter et al vs. Moore et al regard
ing the northwest quarter of the northeast quarter
of section nine, adjoining the city of Colville, was
decided Wednesday. Judge Henry L. Kennan of
Spokane heard the case here in September and
took it under advisement. Verdict was rendered
for plaintiff, represented by Attorney W. H. Jack
E. Brady, who came here from Kansas a little
more than a year ago, and who has traveled the
wilds of Mexico and the Pacific slope in quest of
relief from his indisposition due to asthma, has at
last experienced a complete disappearance of all
symptoms of distress from this very troublesome
disease, and has decided to make Colville his home.
He declares Colville is blessed with an ideal
climate, mild and salubrious to the extreme.
Herbert L. Justus, of the firm of Justus &
Treadwell, photographers of this city, and Miss
Vernie Deviney, recently from Barnard, Kansas,
were married this week at the home of R. A.
Treadwell by Rev. C. S. Treadwell of the Baptist
church, in the presence of a number of intimate
friends of the contracting parties. Mr. and Mrs.
Justus are young people of excellent attainments
who are receiving the warm congratulations of
their many friends.
lam compelled to force collections. All persons
knowing themselves indebted to me will please call
and settle at once. I must have the money. C.
The quality of the 1908 calendars which Colville
merchants are distributing to their customers indi
cates a prosperous business condition and an enter
prising spirit which will work well toward further
growth of this section.
The marriage of Bliss Phillips of Colville and
Miss Edith Jesseph of Spokane was solemnized at
the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. L. E. Jes
seph, at Corbin Park, Spokane, Wednesday at 1 p.
m. The ring ceremony was used, with the bride's
little sister, Flora, as flower girl. Decorations
were in pink and white, with autumn leaves, car
nations and chrysanthemums. A delicious spread
was served after the ceremony. Those present
were Mr. and Mr. L. E. Jesseph and family, Mr.
and Mrs. L. C. Jesseph and family, Mrs. G.
B. Aubin, Miss Inez Perkins, all of Colville; Mr.
and Mrs. M. E. Jesseph and family of Spokane,
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Jesseph and family of Edwall,
Mrs. Green of Herrington. Those from Colville
returned Wednesday evening. The bride and
groom came Thursday night and will commence
housekeeping in a new residence on Hoffstetter
hill. The bride has been a resident of Colville
most of her life. The groom has lived here for
several years, acting as county auditor, and now
being deputy county treasurer. The best wishes
of all their friends go with these young people.
Regular election of the Colville Volunteer Fire
Department, November 6th, resulted as follows:
W. M. Daniels re-elected chief; assistant chief,
F. A. Clese; captain, Oscar Chamberlain; secre
tary, Henry R. Spedden; treasurer, Earl Town
send; fire police, Earl Townsend, J. S. Wright,
Henry R. Spedden, A. E. Paradis. After the
routine business a Kangaroo count was instituted
for the purpose of trying three members for alleg
ed fulfilment of duty. Chief W. M. Daniels acted
as judge, Henry R. Spedden as clerk and Al Droze
as bailiff. Dick Hurt, Fritz Benson and John
Kimmel were the worthy prisoners, defended by
J. S. Wright and James Petty. F. A. Clese and
Oscar Chamberlain were prosecuting attorneys.
A jury of five was empaneled and gave solemn at
tention to the amazing statements made for and
against the prisoners. The kangaroo statutes of
the territory of Missouri were introduced by Mr.
Wright, and everything bearing directly upon the
case was studiously avoided by witnesses and at
torneys. The jury's verdict was two for convict
ion, two for acquittal, with the request from the
fifth that he be given a year or so to think the mat
ter over before he decided to hang the prisoners.
After the decision the prisoners were unchained
and allowed to participate in the refreshments
which followed. The Colville fire department has
a large, enthusiastic membership and well merits
the esteem in which it is held by the city.