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I NEWS OF THE WEEK IN COLVILLE I
Annual election of the Colville Commercial Club
A grand ball will be held at- the Colville roller
rink New Year's eve.
J. F. Rice came over from Wallace, Idaho, to
stay over the holidays with his family.
The Methodist Episcopal ladies cleared $190
with their Christmas bazaar and dinners last
Ed Signor of Meyers Falls called on frends in
Colville "this week. Mr. Signor is negotiating a
deal whereby he may become a resident of Colville.
Charles Parliament, the Mill Creek nurseryman,
was in town Saturday, attending to business
matters and incidentally taking orders for nursery
stock for spring delivery. Mr. Parliament has a
well selected stock of trees, both orchard and
ornamental, which are thoroughly acclimated and
especially adapted to this locality. Stevens county
people are learning that they can save a nice round
percentage on patronizing home industry.
The holiday vacation has brought Colville's col
lege students home. Those attending at Pull
man are Louis Grant, Maud Cameron, Nellie
Lee, Grover Graham, Fred Dudley, Fred Martin;
Whitman college, Walla Walla, Bernice Winter;
Gonzaga, Spokane, Ralph Goetter, lan Grant;
Portland Academy, Celeste Barman.
Patrick Cronin was in Colville Monday getting
the supplies for the new postoffice called Cronins
which will be instituted Jan. 1. Mr. Cronin will
be postmaster. A building 14x16 has been erected
and equipped for the office, and is about 150 feet
from his residence, and half a mile from the stream
called Deep creek.. Patrick Cronin has lived in
the Deep creek vallej 14 years, owning a fine
homestead. The section of county for which this
postoffice has become necessary is rich in farming
and fruit soil and is being settled rapidly. In the
neighborhood of 100 families will be directly bene
fited by the new office, the securing of which is
due to the efforts of Mr. Cronin and his Deep
Slater & Gnagy have installed in their Narcise
mill a fine new planer and are prepared to furnish
all kinds of dressed lumber. Their stock of lum
ber left over from last summer is perfectly dry
and from the large stock on their yards almost
any order for finish material can be promptly filled.
We deem it a pleasure to show you our work.
Call and look it over. Justus & Treadwell.
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
Prof. Qubey, the acrobat, appeared at the Col
ville roller rink last week and won much applause
by his exhibition of skill on the rings and bars,
and roller skating on a wire.
S. H. Anschell of Metaline spent last week in
Colville in furtherance of the plan of the Colville
and Metaline Transportation Company to start op
erations soon. Mr. Anschell left a statement with
City Attorneys Jesseph & Grinstead that at the
meeting of the company April 2 he would use all
possible influence to have the directory and home
office located at Colville. He also made a proposi
tion that if $1800 were raised in Colville, he would
place $1900 in the Colville banks for the company's
use, and if the proposed line proved not feasible,
all interest in the $1900 of the Seattle promoters
should revert to Colville stockholders. At the re
cent Jordan trial the county paid 12 or 14 jurors
and witnesses for 386 miles each. Over the pro
posed line 80 miles would have covered expenses
to the county. Colville business men are of one
mind as to the possible benefits to this town should
this line be opened, but some questions as to the
feasibility of it have been raised. January 15 will
not see the opening, as was expected by the com
pany, but there is hope that the summer months
will see the line in operation.
For Sale—Hay, grain and feed, delivered to all
parts of town. Phone 109. Lasswell Bros.