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NEWS OF THE WEEK IN COLVILLE
The Ungathered Spinsters will hold their annual
state convention some time in January. Watch
At a meeting of the school board Tuesday night
it was voted to fix the dates for holiday vacation
from Dec. 24 to Jan. 2.
Mr. and Mrs. Stannus have commenced house
keeping in the Bell house opposite the Christian
church on Hooker street.
Harry E. Bonner is now located in office rooms
in the Rickey building and will devote his entire
attention to his work of mining engineering.
Next Sunday evening in the Congregational
church, the second sermon on Old Testament
characters will be "Deborah, the Strong-Minded
Owing to the present cramped quarters of the
Examiner, its payroll is only $93.50 a week, but
with opportunity to reach out for more business as
soon as more commodious quarters can be secured,
we hope to increase this amount considerably.
The warm weather of the last week has proved
an agreeable surprise to newcomers who did not
realize that Stevens county was thus favored. No
freezing weather for a week in December is one of
the many attractions which are bringing numbers
of easterners to this county. Warm rains and
green grass in midwinter look good to the frozen
The pastoral supply committee of Park Congre
gational church of San Francisco has extended an
invitation to Rev. G. H. Wilbur to accept a call.
While the salary is much larger and the city ad
vantages are an inducement, yet because of the
hopeful outlook in Colville along all lines of Christ
ian work, and the pleasant relationship between
pastor and people, and the many opportunities of
Washington, the call has not appealed to him very
The Colville high school is now in position to be
placed on the list of accredited high schools of the
state, entitling graduates to admission as fresh
men in the state university without examination.
An inspection by the state board of education will
be made in January, Prof Timblin being the man
who will probably be sent to make examination
into the school's equipment and standard. With
the rapid growth of Stevens county it is worthy of
note that educational lines have not been neglected.
Remember that Carroll's carry a full line of
holiday goods at bed rock prices.
With a large capital and a fine
equipment, this bank solicits
your account. The bank is pre
pared to extend every reason
able accommodation. Call and
see about it.
Bank of Colville
T. Winter, President
C. W. Winter, Cashier
T. A. Winter, Asst. Cashier
U. I. Hunnicutt of Tama, lowa, arrived in Col
ville Sunday and will make this his home. His
wife will join him here in a few weeks. Mr.
Hunnicutt comes to assume charge of the mechan
ical department of the Examiner. While young in
years he is old in the business. In 1887 he started
to learn the printing trade in Tama, lowa. In 1888
the editor of the Examiner began the same work
at Toledo, two miles away. Both have been at the
business ever since and at times have worked to
gether in the east. Mr. Hunnicutt possesses an en
viable reputation as a job printer, whereof the
editor knows by personal experience, and his work
will be seen by the people of Colville and Stevens
county as fast as the capability of the Examiner
plant will permit. The following we clip from the
Tama, lowa, News: "Mr. U. I. Hunnicutt left on
Sunday evening last for Colville, Washington,
where he goes to take a place on the Colville paper
established by J. C. Harrigan. Mr. Hunnicutt,
Lyss, as everybody knew him, has been on the
News force for many years and is one of the best
job printers in the country. He leaves for an op
portunity to better his position in the growing west
and goes with the best wishes of the News that he
may do so."
Don't delay coming for those Christmas photos.
Give us time to get you up some fine ones for gifts.
Justus & Treadwell.