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NEWS IN COLVILLE
B. F. Markham, who is at the Mt.
Carmel hospital with both legs frac
tured and crushed, is getting along
as well as might be expected. His
legs are in casts in an effort to save
them from amputation, but it is too
soon to know whether this effort
will be successful.
Clyde Theobald of White Lake was
operated Monday for appendicitis at
Mt. Carmel hospital.
The Colville Bakery, under the
management of C. W. Oeck, opens
for business today in the old bakery
building on Oak street opposite the
Old Dominion creamery. Mr. Oeck
is an experienced baker, having had
16 years experience, and was for
merly employed as baker at the
Model bakery, as well as in Spowane.
All kinds of bakery goods will be
Fire at the Colville Floral Co.
greenhouses at 3 o'clock Sunday
morning did about $200 worth of
damage before it was extinguished
by Chan St. Clair, proprietor, who
had spent a strenuous week in
keeping up the fires to keep the
plants from freezing. The fire caught
from a cracked tile in the flue, and
burned the wall between two green
houses, about 10 feet of carnation
bench, and broke 20 panes of glass
from the roof. The plant damage
was largely to carnations. Mr. St.-
Clair has an unusually good line of
holiday flowers this year, comprising
chrysanthemums, violets, roses, car
nations, cyclamen, poinsetta and
Miss Esther Grier of Colfax is
the new night nurse at Mt. Carmel
hospital, taking the place of Miss
Helen Mahoney who went to Spo
C. W. Haun, who has been ser
iously ill, has been able to sit up
this week, and is reported to be
getting along nicely.
Mrs. Ray Markham left Mt. Car
mel hospitaj Thursday, having re
covered from appendicitis following
Mrs. Charles Coultier of Orin left
Mt. Carmel hospital yesterday after
being there two weeks for medical
NEW HOLIDAY BOOKS
AT COLVILLE LIBRARY
Many popular books for holiday
reading will be found among the
following, just received at the Col*
ville public library:
Ohio; Broun, The Boy Grew Older;
Beach, Flowing Gold; Conquest,
Desert Love; Cather, One of Ours;
Curwood, Country Beyond; Canfield,
Rough-Hewn; Dalrymple, Fool's Hill;
Hergesheimer, Three Black Pennys;
Johnston, 1492; Kerr, One Thing is
Certain; Little, Jack and I in Lotus
Land; Locke, Tale of Triona; Mc-
Kenna, Lady Lillith; Morley, Where
the Blue Begins; Norris, Certain
People of Importance; Porter,
Daughter of the Land; Poole, Mil
lions; Raine, Man-Size; Richmond,
Four-Square; Webster, Joseph Greer
and His Daughter; West, The Jungle.
Non-fiction —Frank, Our America;
Grey, Tales of Lonely Trails; Sheri
dan, My American Diary; Van Loon,
Story of Mankind; Van Doren, Con
temporary American Literature.
Juvenile—Aldrich, Story of a Bad
Boy; Ashmun, Isabel Carleton in the
West; Abbott, Red-Robin; Beard,
Black Wolf Pack; Barbour, Three
Base Benson, The Turner Twins,
Right End Emerson; Baum, Scare
crow of OZ; Curtis, Story of Cotton;
Grinell, Jack the Young Trapper,
Jack the Young Cowboy; Holland,
Peter Cottrell's Treasure; Hooper,
Star, the Story of an Indian Pony;
Kipling, Captains Corageous; Ogden,
The Bondboy; Paine, Elsie and the
Arkansaw Bear; Richards, Florence
Nightingale; Story. Skinny Harrison,
Adventurer; Seton, Bannertail; Sco
ville, Wild Folks; Turpin, Old
Mine's Secret; Widdemer, Winona
on her Own.
IN THE CHURCHES
Schedule of Services and
Items of News Regarding
Solemn high mass will be celebrat
ed at midnight Sunday, Dec. 24.
Special choir will render as prelude
"The Christmas Song" by Adams,
followed by Loesch's Mass in F.
Offertory "Adeste Fideles." Soloists
will be Mrs. J. C. Harrigan, Mrs.
Joseph Rogers, sopranos; Mrs. C. L.
Baker, Mrs. Lester Cohrs, altos;
George Morris, tenor; H. J. Plumb,
bass. Rev. Fr. 8011, S. J., officiating.
Christmas morning masses at 8
and 10, with singing of Christmas
carols at the 10 o'clock mass.
Services every Sunday morning at
!! at the chapel
• Sunday morning subject "Christ
fUv. J. M. Huggins. pastor
Saturday afternoon from 2 to 4
there will be a Christmas party in
the Sunday school rooms of the new
church for all the children up to and
including Mr. McCord's class. There
will be games, story telling, im
promptu program, tree, Santa Claus,
and all that goes to make up a
Sunday morning at the regular
hour the pastor will preach on "Gift
of Self." There will be a solo by
Mrs. Crewse and an anthem by the
In the evening at 7:30 will be
given the annual Christmas program
to which all the members and
friends of the Sunday school and
church are invited. There will be
a pageant given by the children de
picting scenes on the first Christmas
night. This will be followed by a
"white gifts for the King" service.
Rev. W. H. Haight, Pastor
Sunday school at 10.
Preaching at 11.
Revival services are being held
A district quarterly meeting will
be held beginning Dec. 28, and con
tinuing over Sunday, in charge of
District Elder Rev. Geo. T. Klein
assisted by ministers of the district
On Dec. 29 a Christian Workers'
convention is to be held commencing
ST. JOHN'S EPISCOPAL
G. H. Severance, Archdeacon
Agnes D. Roberts, W. A. Worker.
Christmas services will be held
at 10:30, Dec. 25, with the Rev. H.
G. Gurr of Spokane in charge.
A Christmas party will be held on
Tuesday, Dec. 26, St. John's day.
The ladies of the church branch and
the kindergarten will meet at 2, and
the evening program will be devoted
to the older people.
Regular services are held every
other Sunday both in the morning
and in the evening.
Sunday school is held every Sun
day at 11:30. Our school is
thoroughly graded and based on the
latest pedagogical methods. Our
aim is character through Christian
nurture. We invite your inspection.
METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHUKCH
F. L. Cook, pastor
"Though Christ a thousand times
in Bethlehem be bom, if He's not
born in thee thy soul is still forlorn."
The wise men brought gifts to the
babe of Bethlehem. Be wise; bring
an open mind and grateful soul to
Bible school Sunday. The lesson is
about "HIM.". Special Christmas
music and appropriate sermon at the
hour of morning worship.
Senior League led by Percy Pond.
Intermediate League led by Neal
Wilson and Merwyn Cory.
Junior League superintended by
The Sunday school program will
be given at the hour of evening wor
This is the time to consider gen
erosity—God's gifts—our gifts.
Our attitude toward Jesus is the
only thing that counts; the only
If you have not heard the young
people sing at the evening service
you have missed something. My,
how they sing! Here's your cor
dial invitation. Come! All season
MAn now, bruddern an' sistern,"
said the old colored parsou, "de col
lecshun will be tooked up. Ah jis
wants ter say whil^ de whitewash ob
salvation am free, de pahty behin de
brush am got ter live—an' Ah is dat
Examiner Want Ada Bring Retults.
The Colville Examiner, Saturday, December 23,1922
Christmas Seal Party
to be Given Friday
Tickets are being sold for a Christ
mas Seal Card Party to be held at
the home of Mrs. C. L. Baker Fri
day at 2 p. m. Dec. 29. Tickets are
50 cents. Bridge and pinochle will
be sold. The proceeds will go to
the Antituberculosis League for use
in this county. In the receiving
line at the party will be Mesdames
C. L. Baker, J. C. Harrigan, George
W. Seal, Daniel H. Carey, Ross Cul
The W. S. C. Alumni and
Students to Give Dance
Among the pleasing events sche
duled for holiday week will be the
Collegiate dance at Odd Fellows hall
Friday night, Dec. 29, under the aus
pices of the W. S. C. Boosters. The
music, decorations and special fea
tures are expected to make the dance
a distinctive affair. It is expected
that there will be students from at
least a dozen institutions of the
state. Invitations are obtained from
W. S. C. students or alumni, and
tickets will be sold at Graham's
drug store. High school students are
to be given tickets at half price.
The Veteran Mail Carrier
Greets His Many Patrons
I. J. Gilbert, mail carrier on rural
route No. 1 for 20 years, greets his
patrons today with a Christmas re
membrance in the shape of a pretty
greeting card with the following
poem. Mr. Gilbert has the record
for the longest service of any rural
carrier in the state, and no one un
derstands more thoroughly the truth
and the sentiment expressed in these
Who bleaks the roads in rotten weath-
Who brinsrs the farm and town to
Who wears nut nearly all the leather?
Who brings the news that stirs the
Of crlmei and scandals, strikes ana
Whose welcome never will grow old.
Who's everybody's errand boy—
For matron sick, or maiden coy,
Or fretful babe that wants a toy?
Who fetches circulars and packs.
Honey, fresh egrprs, shoe strings, tacks,
Money, (ishhooks, book* and jacks?
Near 20 years your R. D. man
Has done the very best he can
Through snows that blind and suns
On Christmas, nineteen twenty-two.
There comes to each and all of you
Best wishes from this Carrier to
in and Around Colville
The Colville high school closed
yesterday for the holiday vacation,
and will reopen Jan. 2.
Next Monday will be observed by
almost everybody in Colville except
those in Uncle Sam's postal service.
Christmas is not a national holiday,
therefore the postoffice goes along
as usual, with everybody at work.
Most of the Colville teachers whose
homes are in other places have gone
to their homes for the holiday vaca
tion. Misses Eastland and Isaacs
will spend the holidays in Colville.
Colville is among the favored sec
tions where Oregon grape, cedar
boughs and fine Christmas trees are
plentiful. Yet the 10 to 20 inches of
snow during the last week have pre
vented many families from decorat
ing their homes for the holidays
with these beautiful green emblems.
Miss Mary Jackson arrived from
the Ellensburg normal school Satur
day to spend the holidays at home.
Robert Douglas of Tonasket is
spending the holidays at the home of
his sister Mrs. I. J. Lasswell.
Miss Jessie Rice and Miss Ruth
emma Sturman left Thursday for
Seattle, to spend the holiday week
visiting among friends.
Mrs. Margaret Rosch and Mr. and
Mrs. J. H. Collins expect to arrive
today from Spokane to spend Christ
mas in Colville. Miss Edith Rosh
Fred L. Phillips is expected to be
here today from Pullman to join his
wife, who has been visiting since
Thanksgiving at the home of her
parents Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Mc-
Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Wallace are
expected today from Spokane to
spend Christmas at the home of her
parents Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Casey.
Charles Carey and Harold Silke
are expected home today from their
work at thp State University at
Curry Clark, who is attending den
tal college at Portland, came yester
day to spend Christmas at the home
of his father J. C. Clark.
Mrs. Anna Sherwood, teacher at
Clayton, and her son Don Sherwood,
with the Standard Oil at Walla
Walla, are expected to arrive today
to spend Christmas at thp home of
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Sax.
Mr. and Mrs. John Helbcrg of
Spokane will spend Christmas with
their daughters Mrs. Louis 0. Kel
ler and Mm. W. F. Diffenbacher.
Harry Jesseph, with the Standard
Oil Co. at Walla Walla, and his
fiancee Miss Eula Ledgerwood of
Pomeroy, a junior at Whitman col
lege, are expected to arrive today to
spend Christmas at the home of his
parents Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Jesseph.
Miss Vcra Stolts, teacher at Che
welah, and Miss Bernice Stolts, stu
dent at Bellingham Normal, are
home for the holidays.
The Great Northern railway offers
holiday round trip rates of fare and
a half, on sale Dec. 22-Jan. 1, good
for return limit Jan. 3. Minimum
one way fare must be 50 cents and
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Maylotte will
spend the Christmas holidays in
Spokane with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Culver are
spending Christmas at the home of
her sister in Spokane.
Reports from Colville merchants
indicate that the 1922 holiday trade
has been very close in volume to
that of previous holiday seasons;
the cold weather of Dec. 11-16 kept
many people from trading that week,
but this present week has made up
The Colville postoffice has been a
busy place. On Thursday 101 sacks
of mail were received, and Post
master W. W. Campbell says that
the incoming and outgoing mails
have been fairly equal. Drays have
been utilized for mail transportation
between the depot and postoffice.
Rural carriers had their vehicles
more than filled this week.
Among the Social
Events of the Week
The Klatawa club was entertained
last Saturday evening at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Ross Culver.
Bridge was played at four tables,
honors going to Mr. and Mrs. Glen
Crewse. A Christmas tree and
dancing were features of the eve
A farewell gathering was held in
the new Congregational church Tues
day evening in honor of Mr. and
Mrs. J. D. Casey, who soon leave for
Spokane to reside; Mr. and Mrs. E.
C. Durdle, who go to South Bend;
and Mr. and Mrs. Wm. C. Keller,
who will spend the rest of the win
ter in California. Rev. J. M. Hug
gins spoke of the value of these
people to the church and to the
community, and stated that the com
munity could ill afford to lose any
of them. Refreshments of sand
wiches, cake and coffee were served.
of Fraternal Societies
The Royal Arch Masons on Mon
day night elected officers as follows:
A. Sinclair, high priest; Wm. Loudon,
king; Charles Noe, scribe; W. A.
Acorn, treasurer; J. F. Vine, secre
The Modern Woodmen at their
regular meeting Dec. 15 elected offi
cers as follows: Consul, J. C. Harri
gan; adviser, L. S. Thurber; clerk,
A. L. Knapp; banker, Oeo. H. De-
Greif; escort, B. E. Stringham;
watchman, C. C. CampbelT; sentry,
A. H. Pierce; trustees, J. C. Har
rigan, L. S. Thurber. At the next
regular meeting of the Modern
Woodmen, Jan. 6, the camp will
celebrate the 40th anniversary of
the founding of the society.
Twenty members of the Odd Fel
lows lodge of Colville visited the
Kettle Falls lodge Thursday night,
and assisted in conferring the first
and second degrees on two Kettle
Falls candidates. A fine .'upper was
The Rebekahs enjoyed refresh
ments and dancing Monday evening
after initiation work. The lodge
work was preceded by a 6:30 dinner
served in the lodge room, at which
the members of the degree staff
were guests of Mrs. Lillian Rice and
Mrs. R. E. Barnes. Mrs. J. C. Har
rigan was presented a cut glass vase
in token of her having served for
more than 10 years as musician. C.
V. Baird was given a beautiful set
of cuff links, of Odd Fellow pattern,
in token of his having served for
10 years as captain of the team.
The Masonic lod^e on Thursday
night elected the following officers
for next year: Master, Charles
Noe; senior warden, D. D. Sill;
junior warden, John F. Vine; treas
urer, J. C. Harrigan; secretary,
Henry E. Vilwock. Installation will
be Jan. 3.
"In time of trial," said the preach
er, "what brings us the greatest
"An acquittal," responded a person
who should never have been admitted.
Citizen—Judge, I'm too sick to do
jury duty; I've pot a bad case of
Judge—Excused. Clerk, Just
hcratch that man out
PAID IN COLVILLE
This column fives the fanner an
idea of the prices current in Colville
for his produce. The Colville market
price is largely based on the Spokane
price. These quotations are from the
Wilson Produce Company, Wingham's
Market, Old Dominion Creamery, and
the Colville Meat Market. The meat
prices are current for the week.
Paid to Producer
Beef cattle, live weight 2 to 4
Veal, live weight 8 to 9
Hogs, live weight .8
Hogs, dressed 10
Lambs 6 to 7
Hens, spring 10
Hens, light 4 lbs. and under 7
Hens, heavy 11
Butterfat, sweet 52
Butterfat, sour 60
Eggs, dozen, trade 46
Ranch butter, trade 40
Potatoes No Market
Oats, ton $40
Hay, ton $2j
Some of the Finest Lines in
the Country Have Been
This holiday season has been
marked by a good sale of holiday
greeting cards from the lines carried
by the Examiner. A few years ago
the greeting card was .seldom used.
Now the greeting card takes the
place of presents in many cases, and
more people are annually remember
ed than when real presents were in
Colville has had a line of greeting
cards that probably no other small
town in the country has seen. During
the last three summers the publisher
has taken vacation trips, through the
manufacturing and distributing cen
ters, and has personally visited the
makers of these cards. Through per
sonal acquaintance and business re
lationships he has been able to get
small quantities of the lines that
usually go only to the laiper ritirs,
which each year will consume all
that these factories can produce. \o
cards were bought through whole
salers, but all came direct from the
be.st makers, which might 1m- said is
a most unusual l'avoi for a small
town dealer to get.
The result has been un immediute
seizure of a good tiling by the buy
era in this vicinity. Some orders
have come by mail, with instructions
to do the picking of the curds for
the customer. All cards in stock
have been placed in cabinet, so that
purchasers may really do their own
buying by simply taking their time
and making their own selections us
Greeting cards are emphatically in
vogue. In 1921 there were more
than 50,000,000 greeting raids sold
in thp United States. The loading
occasions are Christmas, New Year's,
Valentine's day, Easter, Mother's day
and graduation time. Yet curds are
made foe every conceivable occasion,
with sentiments that fit the occasion.
The Examiner expects to continue
these lines of the better cards direct
from the makers, and it is probable
that next year's Christmas line will
again be selected personally by the
publisher at the factories. No stock
in any city excelta the Examiner
lines, and even the cheaper lines
that are hawked by wholesalers and
traveling mm do not undersell these
better lines secured by the Examin
Some time Colville and the sur
rounding territory will grow large
enough to warrant these better cards.
Meantime the Examiner is carrying
them'from a pure pleasure in seeing
Colville have a little of the best. It
takes continued nerve to ask the
makers to sell a few card*, when
they can sell quantities to larger
place. 1. But it's been done, and it
will continue for awhile at least.
Prices for Fine Apples
Continue to Be Small
Apples are a drug on the local
markets. From all reports, the
northwest has produced more apple*
than can be marketed, due to various
causes, among them being the early
shortage of freight cars, the con
tinued shortage of buying ability of
the American people, and the failure
to continue the advertising propa
ganda of "Eat More Apples."
The crop in Stevens county was
very good, and very plentiful. Prices
have run from 75 cents to $1.60 a
box, the Jonathans bringing best
prices. Apples in bulk f. o. b. the
grower can be bought for 60 cents
a box, or even less, which leaves
little excuse for local people to be
without the best fruit this winter.
Scatter Colville sunshine with Holi
iday Greeting Cards from the Ex
aminer's special line.
Hold Annual Meeting
of Savings Association
The annual meeting: of the Col
ville Valley Savings and Loan Asso
ciation will be held at 7:30 p. m.
Tuesday, Jan. 9, at the offices of
Wentz & Bailey. Three directors
are to be elected for a three-year
term. Voting of stockholders may
be in person or by proxy. Reports
of the work of the association will
This organization, formed byCol
ville business men, has been doing
business for 20 "months. It has 75
stockholders, and $13,000 In loans.
During the last year it has paid 8%
The minimum requirement for
membership is the payment of $1 a
month on stock, which is worth $100
a share. Interest is paid every six
months on all stockholders' deposits.
Some stockholders are paying as
high as $10 a month, using the
association as a savings bank.
The purpose of the association Is
to create a local fund for use of
local homebuilders, and to encourage
the savings habits of those who
wish to build homes without much
Last week some of the board
members went to Chewelsh to dis
cuss the matter of a similar asso
ciation being organized at Chewelah,
but it was found that it might be
advisable for Chewelah to use the
Colville organization under a
promise that Chewelah borrowers
would be given first opportunity at
the funds deposited by Chewelah
stockholders. The cost of maintain
ing one large association would be
less than that of keeping two smaller
To Hold a Convention
of Christian Workers
Next Friday, Dec. 29, there will
be a Christian Workers' convention
at the Free Methodist church, com
mencing at 9:30 a. m. The morning
program, in charge of Rev. Geo. T.
Klein, is as follows:
Devotional, Rev. A. Bolcourt;
"Christian workers—who are includ
ed and what is their work?" by Rev.
M. L. Schooley; "Professional evan
gelists- do we gain or lose by em
ploying them?" by Rev. Guy B.
Denncy; "Stewardship, tithing and
the budget system" by Rev. J. E.
The afternoon program, in charge
of Rev. Roy V. Swift, will commence
at 2 o'clock, as follows: Devotional,
Hey. E, P. Klein; "Our general
feathering's—can we neglect them and
prosper?" by Rev. Geo. T. Klein;
"The ideal pastor," Rev. Galen Pond;
"The ideal layman," Rev. Ralph J.
Milton; "The baptism with the Holy
(ihost, and its importance," Rev. W.
Everybody is invited to this con
Some of the Recipes
Used 200 Years Ago
A i|iiuint old English cook book,
nearly 200 years old, ha.s been given
the library of the State college of
Washington, as an interesting ad
dition to the home economics texts,
by a member of the faculty who
each year gives away some valued
possession on TEanksgiving.
The book is a copy of Howard's
Cookery, printed in London "at The
Rose, over against the North-Door
of St. Paul's" in 1773, and is bound
in mellow old brown leather, hand
tooled, and in good preservation. On
the first puge in faded ink is in
scribed "Amelia's Book," and "Mr.
Howard, Oxford-ale Batsman"—pos-
sibly showing where Amelia's in
terest was centered.
There are "Five Hundred New
Recipts in Cookery" in the volume,
including "hare pye, to ragoo wood
cocks, to make almond puddings in
guts, turnip soop, syllabub, pottage,
pickled samphire, sugar amlet, and
to souse a Conger eel." Many of the
recipes require white wine, sack,
ale and like viands forbidden of
Volstead. There are recipes for the
making of gooseberry wine, July
flower wine, and cowslip wine, and
various of the recipes call for "a
pint of the best Rhenish wine."
Rules are given for the pickling
of all sorts of things—broom buds,
mushrooms, artichoke-bottoms, ashen
keys, hips, barberries and thistle
Here in one that does not require
the vast amount of labor that many
of them do (poor other-day house
wives, beatinx for hours with a
wooden spoon): "To candy all sorts
of flowers in their own natural col
iii take your flowers with the stalks
on and wash them over with rose
water wherein Gum-arabick is dis
solved; sift fine sugar over them
and set them to dry on & sieve in an
oven, and they will be very nice."
At the back of the book is "a bill
of fare for every month in the
year" (first and second course) show
ing how largely folks lived on a
meat diet a century or two ajro.