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Democratic national convention at Denver
The bazaar held by the Congregational ladies
last week netted them $160.
Show windows are taking on holiday attire and
show designs and skill above the average found in
a city of this size. Merchants believe in up-to
date window advertising.
Next Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Prof.
Henry Qubey will appear at the roller rink in acro
batic, slack wire and trapeze performances. This
gentleman is reported to be an artist in his line of
The Ladies' Aid society of the Methodist Episco
pal church is holding a bazaar and serving meals
in the Colville Hardware building. Many appro
priate articles for holiday gifts are offered. The
bazaar ends today.
Ledington & Boone have opened a short order
and chjli restaurant in the building formerly occu
pied by Jeweler Leighton. These gentlemen are
from Kansas, having been here about a month.
Their first service was yesterday.
Sunday morning subject at the Baptist church,
' 'Forgiven by Jesus." On Sunday evening Rev.
A. M. Allyn of Spokane will preach. Rev. Allyn
is secretary of eastern Washington and northern
Idaho Baptist convention, and it is a great treat to
hear and meet him.
Dellno W. Brady and Miss Ida Kenyon, both of
Rice, were united in marriage at the Congregation
al parsonage Dec. 14, 1907, at 5 o'clock. Rev. G.
H. Wilbur pronounced the words that made
them one. Their host of friends will wish the much
joy and a life of happiness. They will return to
Rice to make their future home.
Mrs. Catherine Thompson, residing with her
son on South Main street, suffered the misfortune
of breaking a leg Thursday evening. She is 83
years old and has been feeble for some time. Dr.
Peck was called but is doubtful as to her recovery.
The family came from Deer Park in Septem
ber. Mrs. Thompson is the mother of Mrs. J. M.
The Fraternal Order of Eagles elected officers
Saturday night for 1908 as follows: Worthy pres
ident, J. E. Mason; worthy vice president, H. V.
Lynch; secretary, R. A. Thayer; treasurer, Louis
Strauss; chaplain, H. T. Grimm; inner guard, C.
St. Clair; outer guard, W. M. Daniels; trustees,
Charles Adams, George De Grief, George Stenger;
physician, Dr. A. B. Cook. J. E. Scale is now
junior past worthy president and F. L. Benson
ior past worthy president.
The Echo "basket ball team is practicing twice a
week and is busily engaged at all times in study
ing the rules of this popular indoor sport. The
great interest manifested thus far found expres
sion in an exceptionally forcible argument last
Dr. L. B. Harvey has just completed the erec
tion of a private garage. It is equipped with all
up-to-date appliances, including depressible emer
gency cadurence, automatic reacting safety bovol
iper, and bivalvous incohative ex parte self regis
tering cadeviator. The machine now carries
hitching post and sidewalk eradicator complete,
and is being equipped with non-explosive and self
W. M. Godfrey of Godfrey was a county seat
business caller Tuesday and Wednesday. The En
terprise Lumber Company of that place was for
merly partly owned by Mr. Godfrey. He is still
interested in its management. It has a daily ca
pacity of 50,000 feet, and nearly its full capacity
is shipped to the Dakotas and Nebraska. Lumber
for all purposes is turned out. When asked as to
the farming outlook in his section Mr. Godfrey did
not express himself as being particularly enthusias
tic over the Indian methods of farming, but be
lieves that the rich sections of farm land will event
ually be utilized by the white man with the passing
of Indian control.
A moving picture entertainment was instituted
at the opera house Thursday evening, and will be
given every evening at 8:30 and Saturday matinee,
with change of program every Thursday. A. W.
Gooden, an experienced operator from the east,
has charge of the machine, which has attachment
for use in illustrated songs. This afternoon a con
tinuous matinee will be given free to school child
ren from 2:30 to 5. Within a very short time
Pathe's passion play of Oberammergau will be
produced from a film 3,115 feet long, which re
quires an hour and forty minutes to show. For
this the management pays $75 a week in rent.
The Bennett & Walgamott orchestra will play at
As a matter of further information to the pub
lic, the following is a correct statement of the
number of square inches of local, editorial and
county news published in the following Colville
papers this week:
Statesman-Index, Dec. 13, 272.
Statesman-Index', Dec. 13, 207.
PRICES PAID PRODUCERS AT COLVILLE
Beef on hoof 2 Live pork 4% Mutton 3 to 4
Veal 4 to 7 Live chickens 8 Live turkeys 15 to 16
Hides lc lb Potatoes 50 Eggs 35 Butter 35
COLVILLE RETAIL PRICES
White flour 50 lbs. $1.50 Graham flour 10 lbs. 30
Lard, 10 lbs. $1.45 to 1.50 Hazelwood butter 40
Cheese 25 Bran shorts. 90 lbs. $1.25
Sugar-Cane $7.25 per 100, beet $6.50 Cured Ham 18, bacon 20