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The Colville Examiner, Saturday, January 4, 1913 .
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Fifteen packages were mailed
from the Colville post office on
Thursday to be sent under the
new Parcels Post law. The first
parcel being presented was by
D. G. Sellman from Colville to
Potlatch, Idaho. Among these
first packages was a box of apples
sent to Dorsey, Ohio, by F. A.
Dr. W. F. Diffenbacher and
family went to Spokane Wednes
day on account of the illness of
the doctor's mother. The doctor
expects to return on Monday. •
M. Scherette, who was operated
on last week, is still in a critical
condition but his physician has
hopes for his recovery.
T. McCarty of Northport, who
was tried for insanity before
Court Commissioner W. Lon John
son on Tuesday, was sent to the
county hospital for temporary
It is reported that there is 14
feet of snow at the Cascade
tunnel on the Great Northern, 12
feet on the summit of the Rockies,
four feet on Old Dominion, three
on the Locke road in the Huckle
berries, two feet on the level
only a few miles north, south,
east or west of town. The streets
of Colville are covered with one
inch of ice.
On Wednesday Attorneys Stuli
& Wentz moved their law library
and office furniture into the
offices formerly occupied by Jack
son & Bailey and the following
day Attornej- F. Leo Grinstead
moved from the First National
bank building into the quarters
vacated by Stull & Wentz.
The well known Shakespearian
play shown at the moving picture
show at the Colville Theater on
Wednesday and Thursday nights
had probably the best and most
expensive films ever flashed on
the curtain in Colville. It may
be said that this class of pictures
is rarely seen outside the big
The basketball game Tuesday
night at the rink between the
Colville alumni and the high
school team was a lively contest
with many fast tricks turned by
both teams. Louis G. Keller
acted as referee with Earl J.
Strong as umpire. The big crowd
of fans put in the time before the
game skating to the music of the
electric band. The high school
was defeated in a score of 16 to 5.
$100 Per Plate
was paid at a banquet to Henry
Clay, in New Orleans in 1842.
Mighty costly for those with
stomach trouble or indigestion.
Today people every where use Dr.
Kings New Life Pills for these
troubles as well as liver, kidney
and bowel disorders. Easy, safe,
sure. Only 25 cents at Frank B.
John Cameron underwent an
operation for appendicitis the
first of the week.
A. A. Daily of Three Forks had
a severe accident on Wednesday
by cutting his leg with an ax.
The wound was very deep; one
of the man's arteries was com
pletly severed, and it was with
difficulty that life was sustained
on account of loss of blood. Mr.
Daily is now in the sanitarium.
Dr. J. R. Hendley went to
Northport on Wednesday to look
after his dental practice in that
city for ten days.
The following letters remain in
the Colville post office uncalled
for: Miss Lorena Arnold, Mr.
P. J. Buddie, Eliaf Easseff, H.
B. Eddey, Mr. Floyd Hinshan,
James Lundie, Miss Nellie Miller,
Mr. T. J. Moore, Mr. Joseph
Reets, Mr. Fred M. Trulson, Mr.
.lust seventy couples were in at
tendance at the Odd Fellows' annual
iiu.ll In Colville on new year's eve. It
was a gay occasion and everybody had
,i great time. The committee of ar
rangements was: W. P. Townsend,
Oaort* Walsh, D. J. Burk, Henry Fish
wild and Charles Peterson. Music was
furnished by the Fontaine orchestra of
this city. Tin' Rebekahs furnished the
supper. The price of the tickets was
$1.30, and supper was included.
The Odd Fellows lodge is in a nour
ishing condition. Victor Baird is the
presid'ng officer. He will be succeeded
by Henry Fishwild. <Uvin Miller is
Mrs. Matilda Ann Montgomery of
.Meyers Falls died at her home in that
town on, December 30, 1912. She was
Til years of age and a widow. Her only
Mister, Mrs. Martha J. Christman, lives
in Los Angeles. She left two sons and
two daughters. Robert Montgomery
lives at Bllilngs, Montana, and Jasper
.Montgomery is a resident of the state
of Was-hington. Her daughters are Mrs.
Jennie Hughes, Mrs. Mary E. Hunter,
Mrs. Nancy A. Thomas. She was an
estimable lady and many friends mourn
h»r loss. The body was shipped to
Dayton, Washington. Undertaker Mc
v'urd of Colville was in charge.
Margaret Waddell gave a holiday
U'uose dinner in honor of a number of
her girl friends. The decorations were
suitable for the season and occasion.
Several games were played. In one
contest Lela Walston won first prize
and Marion Rice the consolation. The
"history party" was especially interest
ing. Ka.cn guest received the history
of herself as a souvenir of the even
ing. Those present were: Vera Stoltz,
Dorothy Algie, Lilian Ide, Lillian
Acorn, Mary Mantz, Laura Clark,
Marion Rice, Lela Walston, Marjorie
Thomas, Gertrude Cattle, Laura Clark.
The quarterly communion service of
the Congregational church will be held
on Sunday morning and a class of
eleven new members will be received
into fellowship. Evening service at
7:30. Sermon topic, "Two Brave Men
and Ten Cowards." Special music.
Every one cordially invited.
On Christmas eve Mrs. Anna Miller
of Spokane and C. W. Hall of Colville
were united in marriage at Coeur
d'Alene, Idaho. Mrs. Miller was former
ly of Arden, and Mr. Hall has been a
resident of Colville for about fifteen
years and lias large property interests
here. Both have many friends in this
city who extend well wishes for a
prosperous future and all the joys at
tendant upon a happy marriage.
The regular annual meeting of the
stockholders of the Echo Valley and
Colville Telephone Company was held
at Echo, Washington, Tuesday, Decem
ber 81, 1912, at 12:30 o'clock. The fol
lowing directors were elected: W. A.
Leonard, A. C. Douglas, W. A. Jones,
Oeorge Knapp, Mr. Gates.
Night school will open Wednesday
evening, January 8, at the high school
building. All desiring to attend must
he present that evening. If the num
bers are small we cannot continue. If,
however, the enrollment justifies, all
classes already organized will be con
tinued and others may be organized.
A number of persons have requested
that a class in manual training he or
ganized. This will be done if ten
pupils present themselves for that
While we have had a large enroll
ment in domestic science, the attend
ance has been poor, and unless regular
attendance can be arranged for we
shall have to abandon the class.
The support of this school depends
entirely upon the attendance, there
fore, we must close any class In which
good attendance is not maintained.
Remember the dale, Wednesday
evening, January 8, at 7 o'clock.
Respectfully, W. O. CUMMINGS,
Miss Margaret McQrath of 404 south
Main street, Colville, will give a pupils'
recital at her studio on Saturday after
noon, January 4, 1913. Those taking
part are as follows:
Primrose Waltz, Op. 25, No. 5 (H.
Martin), Miss Irma Wingham.
Qolden Stars Waltz (I* Streabbog).
Miss Nettle Duputs.
(a) Doll's Dream, Op. 202, No. 4 (Tli.
Oesten); (b) Urvetta Waltz (B. Spen-
Have you ever thought seriously
about this matter?
A savings account is not a
plaything, but something to be
considered carefully by every
citizen. It represents the margin
between him and failure.
Your savings deposited here
will draw four per cent, com
pounded semi annually, and will
be available when you need them.
Start a savings account with
U. S. Depositary for postal savings funds
cer), Miss Agnes Bresnahan.
(a) Flower Song (G. Lange); tb)
Tyrolinne (L. Meyers), Miss Nora
Pas Redouble, Op. U7 (L. Streabbog),
Miss Bernice Dupuis.
Dreamland, Reverie Nocturne (11.
EiiKlemann), Miss Mable Walsh. ,
Gipsy Rondo (Hayden), Miss Margie
Valse, Ebquiaj., Op. 83 (X Purand),
Miss Beatrice Lee.
Nocturne, Up. 37, No. 2, Quaij. (Clio
pin); Gavotte, Gluck (Brahms), Miss
Colvllie Valley Grange.
The principal doings at our last
meeting was tlie election of officers,
which resulted as follows:
Overseer, George Lockie.
Lecturer, Mrs. McClure (re-elected).
Steward, Harley Newcomb.
Assistant steward, A. S. Ham.
Chaplain, Mrs. Knauss (re-elected).
Treaturer, J. A. Tillon (re-elected).
Secretary, Walter Ramser.
Gatekeeper, Earl Gates.
Geres, Mrs. May.
Pomona, Mrs. Hill.
Flora, Lena Beaton.
Lady assistant steward, Bertha Gates
Thirty-three members were present.
Announcement was made that four
dances will be given at intervals of
two weeks, beginning on Friday, De
Next meeting will be on January -,
ISI3. WALTER RAMSEII,
Colville grange will give a series of
dances in the near future at its hall,
three miles northwest of Colville. The
first one will be on December 27 (Fri
day), and the others will be every sec
ond following Friday, or on January
10, January 24 and February 7. The
Meyers Falls orchestra has been se
cured for each evening, and, besides,
oyster soup will be served, so no one
will go hungry. The committee is do
ing its utmost to make the first en
gagement so pleasant and enjoyable
and comfortable that everybody will
be tempted to take in every one of
the three following dances. A new floor
is laid, and this makes it ideal for the
On .Saturday evening the Colville
grange elected the following officers:
Master, Chris McDonald; overseer,
George Lockie; lecturer, Mrs. McClure;
steward, Harley Newcomb; assistant
steward, Al Ham; treasurer, J. A. Til-
Ion; secretary, Walter Ramser; chap
lain, Mrs. Knauss; gatekeeper, Earl
Gates; Ceres, Mrs. May; Pomona, Mrs.
Hill; Flora, Lena Beaton; lady assist
ant steward, Bertha Gates. The fol
lowing are re-elected: Mrs. McClure,
3, A. Tillon, Mrs. Knausa and Bertlia
Gates. Committees will be appointed
at Hist meet'ng in January, and then
the olliceis will also be installed
White Lake Grange.
White Lake grange will give an
other ball on January 23, and they ex
pect to provide music as good as can
be obtained, as usual. They expect to
have the kitchen and dining hall moved
upstairs before the dance, giving more
room and comfort to the dancers. It
will be one of the best dance halls In
A full attendance at the grange on
Saturday night on account of the elec
tion of "dicers. Pour new member:)
were given the first two degrees and
one member given the two last de
grees. After the election a lunch was
enjoyed by all.
The following officers were elceted:
JO. Grubb, master; M. F. Belknap, over
seer; lecturer, Mrs. J. H. King; steward,
George Sliull (re-elected); assistant
steward, M. Ellis; chaplain, Mrs. Gra
ham; treasurer, George Knapp (re
elected); secretary, W. C. Todd; gate
keeper, Elmer Skiles; Ceres, Nellie
Grubb: Flora, Mamie Shull; Po.nona,
Martha Diehl; lady assistant steward,
Erne Sliull (re-elected). Expect a bet
ter year in 1913 with this strong corps
of officers and a live grange.
South Fork Grange.
Saturday, December 21, the South
Fork grange met and elected the fol
lowing officers for the ensuing year:
Master, C. J. Anderson.
Overseer, Charles Hanson.
Lecturer, Robert Green.
Treasurer, D. O. Westman.
Secretary, Mrs. Robert Green.
Chaplin, Robert Homer.
Steward, K. Beger.
Assistant steward, Charles Palen.
Gatekeeper, John Loven.
Ceres, Miss Emma Palen.
Pomona, Mrs. Charles Hanson.
Flora, Miss Bertha Loven.
Lady assistant steward, Miss Inga
Executive committee: Lars Berger,
Charles Hanson, D. O. Westman.
Pire insurance agent, D. W. Cum
North Basin Grange.
The North Basin grange elected of
ficers en December 17, 1912, as follows:
Master, L. E. Arnison; overseer, Wll
liyam Townsend; lecturer, Mrs. M. E.
Gardner; steward, W. E. Noble; assist
ant steward, Delmar Campbell; chap
lain, Mrs. Harl Bally; treasurer, Mr.
Tilson; secretary, Ed Wilhelm; gate
keeper, H. O. Bally; Ceres, Miss Nell
Gardner; Pomona, Mrs. Tilson; Flora,
Mrs. J. O. Johnson; lady assistant stew
ard, Miss Rhoda Turley. The grange
meeting nights were cahnged from the
llrst and third Tuesdays to the second
and fourth Saturdays of each month.
They also voted on John King. He was
elected to membership and received the
first and second degrees.
South Iliisln Grange.
Next Saturday evening, January 4,
is the regular grange meeting, being
the first meeting In the new year. All
members are requested to be present
to help with the Installation of the
new officers. Here's hoping for a pros
perous year for the granges, as it has
been the past year.
A Buy-nt-llome Move.
The South Basin granye, southwest of
Colville, lias started a "buy-at-home"
movement among its members by pur
chasing five barrels of Colvllle flour for
trial distribution among Its members.
It is the purpose of the grange to give
the Hour a careful test preparatory to
giving its trade to the home Industry.
Grange met Friday evening, Decem
ber 27, with an attendance of thirty
As election of officers was the promi
nent feature of the evening, we pro
ceeded to elect them as follows: Our
past master. Berry Curry, was elected
master by an overwhelming maporlty;
overseer, Frank Walston; lecturer, Mrs.
Frank Walston; chaplain, Mrs. Gordon:
steward, Ferris Leithead; assistant
steward, Glenford Walston; treasurer,
Mrs. Wheeler; gatekeeper, Frankle
Gordon; secretary, Mr. Brlscoe; Ceres,
Mildred Walston; Pomona, Grace Mc-
Cabe; Flora, Edith Krueger; lady
assistant steward, Rosa Wheeler. Af
ter tlie election we enjoyed lunch,
which was served by Sisters S. A. Lynn,
E. R. Lynn and the Lewis sisters.
Grange was then taken up and a
motion made and carried that we Invite
Brother Hill of Plnkston Creek to In
stall our officers next meeting. *
No other business, grange closed in