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George Rusch has resigned his position as cash
ier at the Lee cafe.
Elmer J. Mullan, a business.man of Marcus, was
a Colville visitor Tuesday.
Mr. Foster of lone was a Colville caller Wednes
day, reporting eighteen inches of snow in the hills
Miss Inez Fenn has returned to her home three
miles east of town after assisting several weeks
at the Lee cafe.
James Lewis of Orin, who has been critically ill
at the hospital for two months with typhoid fever,
is now improving rapidly.
Mr. and Mrs. George B. Burdsal will leave to
morrow night for Chicago, their former home, to
remain three or four weeks.
Mr. Baughman of the Basin arrived at the
hospital Wednesday and was operated upon by Dr.
Peck. He is reported as doing nicely.
Matt Friederichs of North Dakota, who had been
working at Kettle Falls and was brought to the
hospital a month ago, is slowly improving from his
siege of pneumonia.
Fred Horton of Spokane was in town Thursday
investigating real estate, which he contemplates
purchasing in this county. He spent part of the
day in conference with C. A. Hunt.
Swan Johnson, a patient at the Harvey hospital
for the past year, being treated for paralysis, is
showing signs of improvement and predictions are
that he will be able to walk in five or six months.
Miss Mamie Ely of Portland, sister of Mrs. Gar
land Dorman, who has been in the hospital for
five weeks, is now able to leave and will finish the
visit with her sister while gaining sufficient
strength to travel.
Wm. W. Fee of Grand Forks, B. C, and Lillian
May Galloway of Republic were married at the
Lee hotel Wednesday afternoon by Justice W. L.
Terry. They will reside at Grand Forks where
Mr. Lee is a butcher.
Contract was let this week to Jones & Dilling
ham of Spokane for art glass for the new Christ
ian church, the same to cost approximately $375.
The building is being pushed to completion, the
heating plant being finished now.
C. L. Johnson of Casper, Cal., and Ethel Locke
of Grand Island, Nebr., were married Thursday
at 3 p. m. in the commissioners' room at the court
house by Rev. G, H. Wilbur. The bride's grand
mother, Mrs. Locke, lives at Chewelah. The
couple will make their home in Casper.
The Williams Jubilee Singers appeared before a
pleased audience Tuesday evening at the opera
house and through a canceled date at Republic
were retained for another entertainment Wednes
day night. They received many encomiums for
the splendid music rendered at both occasions.
Elmer L. Goodwin and Flora H. McArthur,
both of Addy, were married Thursday at 4 p. m.
at the Congregational parsonage by Rev. G. H.
Wilbur. Their home will be near Addy, where Mr.
Goodwin owns a farm. The bridesmaid of the
occasion was Miss Gertrude Goodwin, with Mr.
Sidley as best man.
Colville Chapter No. 57, Order of the Eastern
Star, held annual election of officers Thursday
evening, with the following result: Worthy mat
ron, Mrs. Hattie Jesseph; worthy patron, Henry R.
Spedden; associate matron, Mrs. Flora Jesseph;
secretary, Mrs. Margaret Reid; treasurer, Miss
Edith Acorn; conductress, Miss Osa Brouillet;
associate conductress, Mrs. Jean Alice Grinstead.
Installation will be in January.
Bell & McFarland, of the Colville Land Co.,
have sold the Henry Dome place in Spanish Prairie
to Gus Moe, recently from Harvey, N. D., for
$10,000. The farm contains 320 acres, half of
which is timber and the other half meadow land.
This is the third time this firm has sold this tract
of land within a year, the first time for $5,000, the
second time for $6,500, and finally for $10,000,
each purchaser enjoying the satisfaction of a
The Colville Bachelors' Club was entertained at
the Lee Cafe Monday evening at eight o'clock by
Bliss Phillips, who was about to break his allegiance
to the club by deserting the ranks of the benedicts.
Covers were laid for 20, and a royal time was en
joyed, with toasts and remarks of congratulation
and condolence. The club was instituted Oct. 1,
with vows from the following young men that
should any one be married within a period of eight
months from that date, he should furnish th<j
spread for the club, with nothing less than plates
at $3 each: Charles Adams, Lon Johnson, R. M.
Thomas, C. A. Heberling, Chas. A. Hunt, J. E.
Mason, W. C. Spedden, Bliss Phillips, C. Elmer
Peterson, H. Wade Bailey, Henry R. Spedden,
H. T. Grimm, F. L. Townsend, T. L. Montgomery.
At the banquet W. M. Manning, Henry Lambert,
George K. Armstrong, L. M. McFarland and I. D.
Sill were adopted into the ranks of blessed single
life. Prognostications regarding the next pro
bable deserter were made in plenty, but W. C.
Spedden's prophecy was the only one which ap
peared to warrant due credence.
Kelly's for fine dishes.