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I NEWS OF STEVENS COUNTY /
A marriage license was issued in Spokane Wed
nesday to Oliver L. Fletcher of Bissell and Ethel
M. Cornwall of Cedonia.
The board of county commissioners will convene
in regular session Monday the 6th.
A 10i pound boy was born to Mr. and Mrs. L.
F. Ledgerwood at Harvey on the 27th.
The basket ball game scheduled at Echo hall
New Year's night between Northport and Echo
did not take place. The Northport team did not
appear, so a game was played between the first;
and second Echo teams, with Mrs. Brown and Miss
Susie Crawford as referees. After the game an
enjoyable dance was held and supper served in
the hall, the proceeds going to the basket ball
team. Many were present from a distance, in
cluding a number from Colville, and all passed a
most pleasant evening.
Christmas exercises at the Twelve Mile school
house were the best ever held in that district. A
beautifully decorated Christmas tree and a program
of music and recitations pleased a large atten
dance. Mrs. E. Nelson is teacher of the school.
Geo. H. Inkster has been appointed a notary
with residence at Hunters.
Chewelah merchants have signed an agreement
to close their places of business at 6 p. m. each
evening except Saturday.
F. C. Carlisle of Kettle Falls met with a serious
accident Tuesday afternoon by having his arm
badly cut with a drawing knife.
Mrs Cadise Sparks has sold her farm on the
bank of the Columbia river, just below the Rickey
rapids, to two ycung Englishmen.
The Thomas orchestra of five pieces played for
the firemen's dance at the Northport opera house
Wednesday evening. The Northport band of 24
pieces played several selections at the start.
About 70 couples were present and all report an
enjoyable time. Supper was served at Bacumle's
Quartz locations have been filed by A. L. Slitz
and A. V. Sheplar in the Springdale district, John
Keough and D. H. Shulds in the Northport dis
trict, Trophy Gold Mining Co. and J. J. Kosh in
the Pierre lake district.
New suits filed in the superior court this week:
J. M. Kolb vs. Thos. Watson, account; Palace
Dept. store vs. E. T. Mullen, account, judgment
rendered for $188.
J. W. Johnson of Spokane spent several days
this week at his old home in Deep Creek, renew
County Superintendent Daisy Hard was at New
port and Scotia from Saturday until Tuesday. She
is considering a transfer of school territory at
Scotia and a meeting of the school patrons of that
district will be called for February 3 to consider
the matter. At Newport she took part in the
exercises of the county Sunday school convention
for the Pend d'Oreille district which was held Sat
urday and Sunday.
An attempt is being made to secure a rural free
delivery out of Northport, which shall accommo
date the many families along the north fork of
Deep creek leading toward Boundary.
On Monday Coroner A. B. Cook was called to
Rock Cut to investigate the death of Paul Winter,
who was found dead in his cabin. He had com
mitted suicide by severingl the artery in his left
arm with a razor. The body was brought to Col
ville and embalmed at the Prindle undertaking
establishment, for shipment to the old home at
Richmond, 111. He was 28 years of age.
Chewelah lodge No. 135, F. & A. M. has elected
officers for 1908 as follows: S. P. McPherson W.
M.; J. B. Grove, S. W.; A. L. King, J. W.;
Emanuel Oppenheimer, treasurer; F. C. Janes,
secretary; H. V. Davies, S. D.; G. B. Brice, J. D.;
F. L. Reinoehl, S. S.; John Barstow, J. S.; A. C.
Kieling, tyler. The Eastern Star elected Jessie E.
King, W. M.; H. V. Davies, W. P.; Mrs. Ella J.
Reinoehl, Mrs. OmaH. Davies, conductresses; Mrs.
Viola McPherson, A.C.; A. V. Shepler secretary; F.
L. Reinoehl, treasurer; Mrs. Lela Lorah, warden;
J. B. Grove, sentinel.
The Stevens County Abstract Company reports
transfers for the week:
M. C. Colson to J. M. Barnett,lotslsto 18, block
42, Meyers ad Colville, $650.
E. W. Carrick to Mary E. Maloney, se 1-30-37,
Arcadia to Jessie Snyder, land in 13-28-41,
Arcadia to W. P. Cook, land in 13-38-41, $1750.
L. A. Bergen to C. Flodell, c se 18-35-42 $1000.
G. A. Willard to G. D. Edwards, se se 5-31-37,
T. W. Coover to K. G. Wagner, land in 26-34-39,
J. H. Young to A. Miller, lots 18-20 block 11,
J. L. Rainmiller to Mrs. L. E. Jacobs, lot 10,
block 7, Northport, $450.
D. P. Jenkins to J. C. Rigg, lots 7 to 12, block
13, Jenkins ad Chewelah, $300.