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WHAT NEIGHBORS DO
Letters lull of Interesting New* Notes
From Many Country Points.
GUY.
1..T1 Thompson and family have gone back
Missouri.
The l.'Uh of March wan Mra. Susan Lot.
ingV birthday Mid the M. X, aid society, of
which she is a member, gave her a very pleas
ant rarpdM pirly. Thirteen ladies were
at and very much enjoyed the occasion.
Ben Mjiiiiiiiiwr Mid family have returned
from their wiuttr sojourn in California.
Everybody is glad to welcome them bark.
Die th u-and dollars has been received
from the Maccabee order for the children of
ihelata Mrs. Helen Hall, who was a member
„t the local order liere.
Uuy Whetsel is traveling through the B.,ise
pnd walla Walla countries as agent fur an
i :»-trrn nur-iry firm
Dan Stover Mid l>oc Camming/a have pone
to the Set Peroe reservation to locate Lrms.
Mra. Geni« A. Bachua (pent hist week in
the country, cuing for kin, I>ura Nagle, who
lian been \ery ill, but is now recovering.
Win! i wheat never looked better than now.
The prospect for an imnifnue crop is fine.
Uepublican primaries held here March 10,
an i K. P. Whetael, Lon Downs, James Farr
uid Mini-y Standard were elected delegates
;.> th>- county convention.
Bert Coon has gone to Oresron for his sum
mer i work.
A daughter of Felix Nichols is very ill at
her home near town.
Several people here have their gardens
planted.
l^uite a number of Gay ladles walked to
Pullman .Sunday night to attend service at
the < iirwtian church.
Bert Rogers and wife returned to their
li me at I he Dalles, Oregon, last Saturday.
Mrs Eva Hamilton and lister, Miss Anita
li'lh.id, took the train Monday en route for
Alaska.
Mon. Mjera has bought property and n^oved
his family here. He la going into the poultry
business, caking a specialty of the pure bred
Brown Leghorns. Manning Bros, poultry
Btock was never in finer condition. Thus
Guy promises to become quite famous in this
line this season.
C. B. Kegley has rented and moved into
the W. I» Sage house.
Fish are being plentifully caught from our
home branch of the Palouse river now a-days
Mother nature celebrated St. Patrick's day
by wearing an unusual amount of green for
the time of year. Vegetation was not so far
advanced in May last year as it is now.
Bert Rice is having the foundation built
thin week fora new house.
Guy baa a lady mail carrier now-a-days.
N. C Bissell, of Pullman, has been taking
Home very fine "snap shots'" of Guy and its
people .lining the past week.
CLEAR CREEK
ttoads are drying up.
'I 1..- weather the past week has been perfect.
Indication* continue to point to a large fruit
crop.
Tne early kill' d is the easily killed squirrel,
and the .mo that rcba the crop least.
Don't forget to fix up the pasture gate.
A ••skimpy" supply of fruits and vegetables
looks bad on the table of a well-to-do rancher.
Time intelligently given to bees will pay
equally well with that given t« any other
kind of farm work.
A general overhauling and picking up of
yards, out-buildings, etc., is particularly
noticeable along the creek.
Cherry and pear trees seem to suffer least of
any of the fruit trees from standing in the
thick grass,
Every farmer's wife Bhould st:irt a formid
able rebellion against open setting of milk in
pans, either in water or air.
A party of ranchers were discussing diversi
fied farming the other day, and nearly all
seemed to think that p.'or, rough lands are the
only <>ii"* adapted to sheep. This is a mis
take. While sheep pay better than any other
stuck nn sm h lands, they also, if well man-
I pay well on smooth, rich laud..
If you have not yet fixed up the line fences,
do it now-nut next week or next month. It
may save a heap o'trouble by a day's work
with t!ic hired man's help just now.
Bow much more delightful rural life would
appear, and how much the drudgery of farm
in;: would be lightened, if only the outward
surroundings of the home were made attract
ive.
A man who loves his wife as a man should
ought to carry the milk to :\ factory or cream
ery in his vicinity, if for co other reason tkan
to save his wife.
George Hampton is suffering from an attack
of toniilttis.
Mrs. T. P>. Hampton is recovering from her
injuries.
J. O. Short .s a victim of rheumatism.
Mis. ,). s. Beard sustained quite severe in
juries recently, resulting in a badly spraiued
ankle.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Willoughby of Guy,
visited relatives at this place last week.
Mrs. Lura lUrnes and .sinter, Mrs. Games,
were called to Spokane last week to attend
the funeral of their mother.
Miss Elsie McDonald is suffering from a
throat affection—something of a bronchial
nature.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Hampton leave soon for
Oregon, where they will make their future
home.
Spokane parties were through here last
week looking over the real estate.
Buyers from Garfield and Palouse have
been along the creek picking up the saleable
stock.
PEXAAVAWA.
Apricots and peaches are ip bloom, with a
splendid prospect for a bountiful crop. Spring
has begun in earnest and everyone is busy in
the orchards.
_ Born, March 1;!, to Mr. and Mr.;. F. R.
Schmidt, a daughter.
The steamer Lewiston had a hard time turn
ing down stream one day last week on ac
count »i ;\ stiff wind blowing. The anchor
was dropped to steady her before the wind
and it was lost, but recovered a few days
later.
Mr. anil Mrs. Cal McCracken were down to
church Sm,day.
Rev. Bramblet of Oakesdale preaihed at
the Penawawa school house last Sunday night.
The sermon was an excellent one and every
h Ay turtle,i out to hear it.
Ah in Peer of I'nion tl it was down oue day
last week, a guest of E. Fincher.
Misses Eva and l)ora James of Alkali llat
visited here Sunday.
11. L. I iucher dehorned his cattle one day
last week.
Mr. Hair will remove in a few days to che
Ritzville country, where he has rented a
place.
.'amps Kenoyer held a horse sale on Alkali
tl»t a few days ago. The animals sold well.
B. Y. P. V. INSTITUTE.
The young peoples institute, program of
which was given last week, will begin Satur
day, March 24, at 11 o'clock, instead of 10
v clock, as announced. Changes have had to
be made owinir to arrival of trains, etc.
Subjects not announced last week will be
an address by Rev. J. W. Flesher of the M.
E. church. Topic, "Why are distinctive so
cieties, at the Epworth League and the B. Y.
P. U., necessary?" and a paper by Mrs. T. J.
Collins, topic "Opportunities in Africa."
Special music will be rendered during the
sessions.
Everything possible is being done to insure
a profitable session, both spiritually and other
wise: and an interesting time is expected.
A cordial invitation is extended to all.
KAMI AC.
A g.nid many <>f the farmeis are putting out
■quirrel poison this week.
School began Monday, with 22 scholars in
attendance.
Koy Chapin will leave Rfonday for the
Grand Ronde, where ha will look op an.xh.r
ranch, having lost his by mortgage.
r rank Temiiern and John Walker made a
business trip to Oolfai last week.
borne of the farmers of this place are eating
onions of this year's grow; h.
The hoot owl has at last reached Kamiac,
and we think spring has come.
We are glad to learn that Mrs. George
iempero is improving under the care of Dr
Kenoyer.
Ira Trimble made a business trip to Rebel
Bat last week.
'J he fall wheat looks fine, and if we have no
burn-out will have a big crop.
Mr. and Mrs. Olson are the hippy parents
of triplets, born March 9.
WILCOX.
Win. Harper spent the past week at Guv
and (Jolfax. J
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Chamberlin and Miss
Maidie lempleton visited Mr. and Mrs. J H
»el Dear iiuy Satunla V and Sunday.
K. L. Fincherand A. K. Fonts spent Sat
urday night with Fay Templeton,
Mrs. Alice Keith of the vicinity of Guy
passed the fore part of the week with relatives
and friends near Wilcox.
James Harper passed through Wilcox Fri
day on his way to Guy,
Bruce Harrison of Viola, Idaho, passed
through Wilcox Friday, on hi* way to the
range on lower Alkali, returning Saturday
with a team of fine looking horses.
Mrs Molhe Major spent the past week with
Mrs. Win, Harper.
_ Wnj. Wilkinson and family start fur a fi->h
ing trip to Hock Lake Tuesday.
A. company of Egyptians camped on Union
nit Monday.
AKOUND THK COUNTY.
O. A. Tun.bow of Eden valley, who has
beei^enously il'.is again able to ba out.
The C. B. Scott farm near Lone Pine has
been purchased by A. Cohen, of Tekoa.
A strong effort is being made by the people
(i 1 aluiise to secure a creamery for that town.
Chas. Kay and County Commissioner Wil
lard have purchased 11. 1). Kays hardware
and implement business at Tekoa.
Mrs. Wm. Black and .laughters, of Gar
held, started Wednesday for Salem, Oregon
where they will visit Mr. Black's sister some
weeks before joining Mr. Black in the Klon
dike.
Garfield Enterprise: Mrs. Frank Gifford
died Monday evening, at her home southeast
of Garfield. She was taken suddenly ill and
before the doctor could be called she was
dead.
Garfield Enterprise: Guy GoLeen and Wm.
Maclay, the latter a brother of Mrs. C. A.
Gwinn, started for the Klondike the first of
the week. They propose going in over the
I :o on their bicycles.
Andrew L. Hill of Junction City, Oregon
has purchased from ,T. K. MeCornack, for
54.000 cash, the J. IS. Humphrey farm of 160
acres southwest of Palouse. Mr. Hill, who is
a brother of George and l>ick Hill, will re
move here from the Willamette valley, thowh
"till retaining his fine Oregon farm.
Garfield Enterprise: Clerk P. L. Gwinn re
ports the Garfield school district in better
condition than it has been for many years.
There is now to the credit of the district in
the general fund §1470. Garfield prides her
self on the efficiency of her present corps of
teachers, and it is gratifying to know that
they will not be obliged to discount their
warrants.
Palouse Republic: The republican primaries
held at the polling places in the respective
wards of this city to elect delegates to the
county convention to be held at Colfax next
Thursday resulted in the election of If. M.
Hoone, George N. Lamphere and G. W. Ped
dycord from the East ward and C. E. Fred
erick, G. S. Grituian and IJ. M. Schick from
the west ward.
_ Garfield Enterprise: The republicans of
Gartield elected as delegates to the county
convention to be held March 22, E. G. Kaires,
A. C. Case, K. G. Elder, and J. T. Perm.
Considerable interest was shown in the elec
tion, there being SO votes polled. The Car
tield precinct elected Bryan Westacott, Ste
phen Shoemaker and Chas Dicas. The El
berton country precinct elected Jesse Jones,
John Bishop and John Ellis. The Elberton
precinct elected Prof. Irionand Chas. Roberts.
Pullman Herald: At the republican pri
maries North Pullman cast 40 votes, the dele
gates electel being Messrs. W. H. Harvey,
C. N. Gaddis and 1. \V. Shearer, who broke
even with 27 votes each. In South Pullman,
with five delegates to elect, a total of 59 was
cast, the delegates elected, with the vote for
each, being P. W. Chapman, 39; J. 15. San
born, 41; Wm. Swain, i 8; Wilford Allen, 49,
and I Dysart, 27. The delegates elected from
Pullman country precinct were M. M. Kussel,
Ira Nye and W. H. Philips.
Uniontown Gazette: Our fellow townsman,
Mr. Jos. Grief, farms it just about rinht ac
cording to our way of thinking. He has
something to sell most all times. Along with
raising wheat, he has barley and oats, keeps a
band of wtll bred horses, and about 25 head
of cows. He bales his hay and when a good
price sells it. Thus he always has money and
something to sell. He furnishes several fam
ilies in town with milk and is always happy,
never has the blues. His two or three farms
keeps him busy looking after things.
Whitman County People and Places
la the title of a new book being gotten out
by a Whitman county man who is thoroughly
conversant with his subject. There will be a
chapter on horticulture, written by one of the
most prominent horticulturalists in the county.
A chapter for the ladies, by one of Whitman
county's most gifted daughters. A chapter on
"The early settlers," by a capable writer who
will paint a truthful and interesting pen pic
ture of the early settlers, of their patient en
durance of privation, and final triumph in
being the means of building up one of the
grandest counties of the state, that is truly a
garden of Eden with its preen, waving fields;
and beautiful trees in flower and fruit. A
chapter on the different towns of the county,
with unexcelled illustrations showing the prin
cipal public and private buildings. There
will be a chapter on the people of the county,
and in connection with this chapter it is the
intention to have superb photo-engravures of
every man, woman and child in Whitman
county. Send IMMEDIATELY photographs of
yourselves, your grown up sons and daughters,
and don't forget the babies—those hostages to
Fortune —with a few woids concerning the
one photographed, of interest to yourself—for
what will interest you will interest others.
By complying with this request you will per
haps be permitted to look upon the kindly
faces of your dear ones, friends and neighbors,
long after they have mouldered away and
joined their kindred dust: or it may be your
own face that will look up in living likeness
from the page into the tear-dimmed eyes of
some dear friend you have known in life.
Send in the pictures of your farms, your
homes, your stock, your towns, your public
and private buildings, and let us show the
outside world what a grand county and people
we have in this fair land of ours. Address all
communications intended for this work to
John M. Stinson, Colfax, Whitman county,
Washington.
George Anderson Dead.
George D. Anderson of Rosalia, breathed his
last Thursday morning at his home. Mr. And
erson had been ill beyond hope of recovery for
some months and his death had been expected
at any time. He had been for years one of the
most prominent and enterprising business men
of the town of Rosalia, and had many friends in
all parts of the Palouse country, lhe funeral
will be held at Rosalia Saturday.
Death of Joseph Grief.
Joseph Grief, a pioneer settler of Uniontown
an 1 among the most prominent of the citizens
ot that vicinity, is no more. Without warning
he died from heart failure Monday at 4 p m.
Although Mr. Grief had been ill for a long time
and was gradually failing, his sudden death
was entirely unexpected. He leaves a wife and
a large family of children.
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, MARCH 28, iooo.
AMONG THK CHURCHKS.
ServioM at St. Patrick's church Sunday la ß t
were of an impressive character. The life
and evangelizing work of St. Patrick was de
picted by Key. Louis Verhagen in a manner
that showed careful study, and the rnuaical
program was extra good. Key. V. Day, ad
ministrator of the diocese of Helena, and
Key. Father Van of Billings, Montana, as
sisted at the services. The church was
crowded to its full capacity and the pastor
begs to thank those of other denominations
for their kind-attendance.
At the Baptist church, Sunday, March 25,
1 astor Collins will preach, both morning and
evening. >[orning subject, "Who Among
Our Young People Shall Be Kings?" Even
ng subject, "Losing to Save."
Lev. Mr. Mason of Pullman, U in the city
this week preaching at the services being held
in the Congregational church. Key Mr
Davies of Spokane, will be here next week.
The subject for the Christian science lesson
sermon for March 25th is "Unreality " Gold
en text: All rlesh is grass and all the Koodli
ness thereof is as the rbwer of the field. * * *
The grass withereth, the flower fadeth, but
the word of our God shall stand forever.
Isaiah 40.-6 8. All are welcome
At the United Presbyterian church n.xt
Sabbath evening, the pastor will deliver the
t'flr. a serieM of popular lectures. Subject,
"The Judgment." Morning service at 10:30,
preceded by five minute children's sermon. A
most ordial invitation is extended to all to
attend these services.
Mrs. Kennel Won.
In the case of He!,mi i. Kennel vs. Ed Kennel,
in which the plaintiff asked for the restitution
of property to the value of about 12000 0 L
fettinger, special judge, handed down his de
cision rhursday.it being entirely in favor of
-Mrs. Kennel, with the exception of about *50
money advanced by the defendant
What's Your Face Worth?
Sometimes a fortune, but never, if you
have a sallow complexion, a jaundiced
look, moth patches and blotches on the
skin—all nignß of Liver Trouble. But
Or. Kind's Xew Life Pilla give Clear
Skin, Rosy Cheeks, Rich Complexion.
< >n!y 2.~> centß at The Elk Drug Store, F.
J. Stone I'rop,
Colfax, March 22, 1900.—Mr. Editor:
Please publish the following- The
Ladies' Aid Society of the Baptist church
will give an Eggletaire, the Saturday
before Easter. All are invited to come.
The place will be announced Inter. K.
11. Collins, Sec.
0, come to the Eggletaire,
The elite of the town will be there;
A supper that's foine and a royal good time
Are Baid to he waiting you there-.
Pray, what is this Kggletaire?
My word, 'tis not a church fair,
lint a supper of egga, and the writer begs
The pleasure of welcoming you there.
A Model Hail way.
Commencing April 29th, the Northern
Pacific will put on a double train ser
vice between Portland and St. Paul.
This will make the X. P. by far the most
desirable line to travel on, to all pointh
east and southeast. For maps, rates
and other information, call on or ad
dress, (ieo. H. Lennox, Railway and
European Steamship auent, Colfax
Wu nh#
J. P>. Brown, the enterprising plumber,
han moved his shop from the corner of
Canyon and Main streets to the build
ing next door to Dingle's brick black
smith shop, on Main street, nouth of
Canyon. He in now fixed up better tluiu
ever to supply the wants of his custom
ers.
If you would have the best blood
purifier and tonic, get Dr. Back's Celery,
Sareaparilla and Dandelion compound
Only at The Elk Drue Store,
A 50-egg Incubator and Brooc'er.
Mrs. K. A. Alcorn, Colfax o
.1. A. Perkin's A: Co. have money to
loan on farm and city property at low
rate and on easy terms of pnymenr o
Stone's Cough-Not cures coughs and
colds. -27, and 50c, only at The Elk
Drag Store,
That the Board of County Commis
sioners Will Receive Bids for
Building A County Bridge,
Notice is hereby given that the Board of
County Commissioners of Whitman County,
Washington, at its office in the courthouse in
Colfax, the county seat at said county, will,
on Tuesday, April 3, I'tOO, at the hour of 3
o'clock p. m. of said day, receive sealed bids
to furnish all material necessary and to con
struct a bridge of the dimensions hereinafter
specified and at the place hereinafter de
scribed. Bids will at said time also be re
ceived which .shall state the price per lineal
foot for building the necessary approaches to
sail bridge.
The bridge for which bids are herein invited
is to be of the dimensions hereinafter specified
and to be built at the place hereinafter de
scribed, to-wit:
Combination bridge, in Pullman, Whitman
county, where Kamiacen street crosses the
South Palouae river in said town. Said bridge
to be a sixty-five foot span and to have a
twenty^ fo it roadway. Said bridge will re
quire 65 feet of approach.
The piers for said bridge to be of such
height as may be determined by the county
surveyor of said county, or by the member of
the board of county commissioners in whose
district said bridge will be located.
The flooring of said bridge shall be four
inches thick, and the main timbers of said
bridge shall project so sidewalks can be built
on each side of the roadway.
Each bidder shall specify the ftize and
strength of materials to be used and the act
ual strength of said bridge, and the price at
which said bridge will be built, which price
shall include the furnishing of all materials
necessary in the construction of said bridge
and the complete building of said bridge.
All bids shall be sealed and marked "Bids
for building Pullman bridge," and shall be
addressed to and filed with the clerk ot the
board of county commissioners of Whicman
county, Washington, and not later than 2
o'clock and 45 minutes p. m., on Tuesday.
April 3rd, I'.KX).
All bids will be opened at the hour of 3
o'clock p. m. on Tuesday, April 'A, 1!»00.
The aforesaid hoard reserves the right to re
ject any and all bids.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set
my hand and affixed my official seal aa clerk
of said board this 22d d.;y of March, 1900.
[Seal] JOHN F. CORNER,
Auditor of Whitman county, Washington,
and ex-efficio clerk of the board of county
commissioners of the aforesaid county.
Notice for Publication.
TateE. Broyles.
Land Office at Walla Walla. Wash., March
-Ist, 1900.—Notice is hereby given that the fol
j lowing named settler has tiled notice of his
! intention to make final proof in support of his
I claim au<l that said proof will be made before
Win. A. Inman, D. S. Commissioner, at Colfax,
Wash., on Saturday, May sth, 1900, viz: Tate E.
Broyles, who made homestead entry \*o 5325
forjthe NX' 4 of Bee. 82, T. 15 N, R. 41 E. W. M.
: He names the following witnesses to prove his
■ continuous residence upon and cultivation of
: said land, viz: John R Lee and John Milroy,
of l'enawawa, Wash-: Otto Brink, of Dusty,
; Wash.: James Atkins, of Colfax, Wash.
I JOHN M. HILL, Register.
Egffletaire.
For Sale.
NOTICE.
BOBN.
Xei.r (garfield, March B, to Mr. and Mrs.
I lios. Uribbin, a son.
Garfield, March IS, to Mr. and Mrs C C
Myers, a son.
Irank Hill, a son.
t Y ni,°, nt£ wni Maivh 10- t0 Mr' and M«i
John B. Hattrup, a daughter.
Viola, Idaho, March U, to Mr. an 1 Mrs
ham bilvey, a son.
Kamiac, March 15, to Mr. and Mrs. Ed
ward rowe, a son.
Colfax, March 20, to Mr. and Mrs. John
1 attison, a daughter.
Colfax, March 10, to Mr. and Mrs. O
( rawford, a Hon.
ni Kn
Near Rosalia, March 13, J. C. Johnson,
aged 64 years. Deceased was an old settler of
the Rosalia region and left a wife and seven
children.
Colfax, March 21, Ruth Elizabeth Galli
more, aged 10 years and 11 months.
Colfax. March 22, Mrs. Burch, wifo of E.
M. Burch.
lie Fooled the Surgeons.
All doctors told Renick Hamilton, of
Went Jefferson, ()., after goffering 18
months from Rectal Fistula, be would
die unless a costly operation was per
formed; but he cured himself with Back
lea's Arnica Salve, the best in the World.
Surest Pile cure on earth. 25c a box at
The Elk Drug Store, F. J. Stone, Prop.
Stallion For Sale.
A registered Percheron, color black, 2
years old, weighs over 1500 pounds. In
breeding, style and action this colt is
second to none on the coast. For fur
ther information, npplv to A. Overbv
darneld, \\ ash
For Sale.
Fifteen or twenty head of high g-a.le
Percheron horses, suitable for heavy
work. Call on or address James Wood
ley, Colfax.
Coyote Pelts Wanted.
Fifty to To cents each for coyote pelts
delivered at I. B. Harris' meat market,
Colfax. Owner can keep scalp. Ed.
Kennel.
It's a doctor's business to study
health. Doctors confidently recommend
Harper Whiskey. Sold by W. J. Ham
ilton, Colfax ,
Insure with H. W. (Joff.
"The Bee Hive"
For BARGAINS in
Ribbons, Laces, Dry Goods
and Notions.
Main Street, Colfax, Washington
Have your Spectacles fitted by
J. W. Sever, Optician
Graduate of the Chicago Opthalmic College. All
errors of refraction fully corrected by properly
ground glasses. Eyes tested free. At Severs
Jewelry Store. Main Street, Colfax.
CO LFAX
Marble and Granite Works
D. MILLGARD & CO. Proprietors.
Monuments, Headstones, Tablets
All Kinds of Cemetery Work.
Call and see samples. Wall Street
ALLEN BROS.
Dealers in
General Merchandise
DUSTY, WASH.
Highest market price paid for country pro
duce of all kinds.
NOTICE.
That the Board of County Commis
sioners Will Consider and De
termine the Necessity of Build
ing a Bridge Across Cache Creek
Whereas, A. J. Stone and many other citi
zens of Whitman county have petitioned the
Board of County Commissioners of Whitman
county, Washington, to build a bridge across
Cache creek where the Horiacher road crosses
said creek, and
Whereas, there is now in the road and
bridge fund of said county sufficient funds to
build said bridge without incurring any war
rant indebtedness upon said county, now
Therefore, in accordance with law, notice i 3
hereby given that the said Board will, on the
2d day of April, I'tOO, at the hour of 2:30
o'clock p. m. of said day, at the office of said
board, at the courthouse, in Colfax, the county
seat of said county, consider and determine
the necessity for building said bridge. Said
bridge to be a combination or wooden bridge,
to be at least 18 feet in width, and to be of
such length as may be necessary to span said
creek at said place.
All persons who are interested in the build
ing of said bridge may appear before Baid
Board at said place at said hour on said day,
and then and there show cause, if any there
be. why said bridge should not be built.
Done by order of the said Board of County
Commissioners.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set
my hand and affixed my official seal as clerk
of said board, this 22d day of March, I'JOO.
[Seal] JOHN F. CORNER,
Auditor of the aforesaid county and ex
officio clerk of the aforesaid board.
By Mark E. Taxt, Deputy.
NOTICE.
That the Board of County Commis
sioners Will Consider and De-
termine the Necessity of Build
ing a Bridge Across Union Creek
Whereas, S. S. Miller and many other citi
zens of Whitman county have petitioned the
Board of County Commissioners of said coun
ty to build a bridge across a branch of Union
flat at the foot of the Hamilton grade, aad
Whereas, there is now in the road and
bridge fund of said county sufficient funds to
buili^ said bridge without incurring any war
rant indebtedness upon said county, now
Therefore, in accordance with law, notice is
hereby given that the said Board will, on the
3d day of April, 11*00. at the hour of 2 o'clock
p. m. of said day, at the office of said Board
of County Commissioners at the courthou&e,
in Colfax, the county seat of naid county,
consider and determine the necessity of build
ing said bridge. Said bridge to be a wooden
or combination bridge, and at least IS feet in
width, and of such length as may be necessary
to span said creek at said place.
All persons who are interested in the build
ine of eaid bridge may appear before said
board at said hour of said day and show cause
why said bridge should be built, and all per
sons who are opposed to the building of said
bridge are hereby notified to appear before
said Board at said place at said hour of said
day, and then and there thow cause, if any
there be, why said bridge should not be built.
Done by order of the said Board of County
Commissioners.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set
my hand and affixed ray official seal as clerk
of said board, this 22d day of March, 1900.
[Seal] JOHN F. CORNER,
Auditor of the aforesaid county and ex
efficio clerk of said board.
By Makk E. Taxt, Deputy.
"Great Oaks From
Little Acorns Grow."
A single microbe contains
the germ of the most malig
nant maladies. The blood is
the means by zuhich microbes
are sent on their deadly mis
sion. Small at first, the mi
crobe soon becomes a giant.
Hood's SarsaparilU is the
arch enemy of all germs of
whatever nature. Its small
doses master these microbes
by dissolving and passing them
off as refuse of the system.
Female Weakness-"/ fume had
female weakness all my life and suffered
day and night from headache. I have
taken Hood's SarsaparilU and am n&w
strong again." Mrs. Gertie Landon,
Harlem, Mo.
Rheumatism -"If I have a touch of
rheumatism, I take Hood's SarsaparilU
and it soon cures me. It is the best rem
edy Ikncrw of for that trouble." H. W.
Hutchinson, Newark Valley, N. Y.
Neuralgia-"/ took Hood's Sarsapa
rilU for neuralgia and in less than one
month livas perfectly cured." Annie M.
Luck, Benfer, Pa.
Hood's I'illii cure liver Ills; thf non-irritating and
only < l:ith,irtlc to take witTT HooiTa Sarsaparilla.
Order i<» Show Cause
lii the superior court of Whitman county,
state of Washington.
in the matter of the estate of William H.
Paige, deceased.
Order to show cause why decreed distribu
tion should not be made.
On reading and filing the petition of George
\V. Paige, administrator of the estate of William
H. Paige, deceased, Betting forth that more than
one year has elapsed since his appointment, and
more than one year has passed sine( the Brat
publication of notice to creditors, and that no
claim has been presented ami allowed against
Baid estate, that all the debts and expense! of
administration have been duly paid, and that a
portion of said estate remains to be divided
among the heirs at law of said deceased, and
praying among other things for an order of dis
tribution of the residue of said estate among
the persons entitled.
It is ordered tnat all persons interested in the
estateof William il. Paige, deceased, be and
appear before the superior court of whitman
county, state of Washington, at the court room
ct" said court, at Colfax, in said county and
state aforesaid, on the 31st day of March, A. D.
I'.HJO, at 11 o'clock a. m., then and there to show
cause why an order of distribution should not
be made of the residue of said estate among the
heirs at law of said deceased, according to law.
It Is further ordered that a copy of this order
be, published for four successive weeks before
the said 31st day Of March, A. 1). 1900, in the Col
fax Gazette, a newspaper printed and published
in Whitman comity, state of Washington.
Dated 28th day of Feb., 1900.
WILLIAM Mi DONALD, Superior Judge
stale of Washington, county of Whitman—Bß.
I, W. W. Renfrew, county clerk and clerk oi
the superior court of Whitman county state of
Washington, do hereby certify that the forego
ing is a full, true and correct copy of an order
made and entered <>f record upon" the minutes
of the said superior court.
Witness my hand and official seal affixed, this
28th day of February. A. D. 1900.
[Seal] W. W. RENFREW,
County Clerk.
Order to Show Cause.
In the superior court of Whitman county,
state of Washington.
In the matter of the estate of Susannah Steen,
deceased.
Order to show cause why decree of distribu
tion should not )■(■ made.
On reading ami tiling the petition of W. li.
Silkworth, administrator of the estate of Sus
annah Steen, deceased, Betting forth that he has
tiled his final account of his administration of
the estate of said deceased in this court, and
that the same is ready for settlement; that all
the debts ami expenses of administration have
been duly paid, and that a portion of said estate
remains to be divided among the heirs of said
deceased, and praying among other things for
an order of distribution of the residue of said
estate among the persons entitled.
It is ordered that all persons interested in the
estate of Susannah aleen, deceased, be and ap
pear before the superior court of Whitman
county, state of Washington, at the court room
of said court, at Colfax, in said county and state
aforesaid, the 7th day of April, A. 1). I'JOO, at 1
O'clock p. m.,and then and there to show cause
why an order of distribution should not be
made of the residue of said estate among the
heirs of said deceased, according to law.
It is further ordered that a copy of this order
be published for four successive weeks before
the said 7th 'lay of April, A. I). 1900, in the Col
fax Gazette, a newspaper printed and published
in Whitman county, state of Washington.
Dated MarchOth, 1900.
WIU-IAM MCDONALD, Superior Judge.
State of Washington, county of Whitman ss.
I, W. W. Renfrew, county clerk and clerk of
the superior court of Whitman county, state of
Washington, do hereby certify that the forego
ing is a lull, true and correct copy of an order
made and entered of record upon the minutes
of tile said superior court.
Witness my hand and official seal atlixed this
sixth day of March, A. I). 1900.
fSealJ W. W. RENFREW.
County Clerk.
Bounty For Coyote Scalps.
In accordance with an order ot the board of
county commissioners of Whitman county,
Washington, notice is hereby given that said
county will pay a bounty of U for each and
every scalp of coyotes that are killed within the
boundary of said county since the Gth day of
December, 1898.
Any person securing coyote scalps and desir
ing to receive the bounty for the same will de
liver said scalps to the county auditor of sail
comity at his otiice in the court house m Colfax,
Washington, the county seat of said county, and
thereupon make allidavit that the coyotes from
which said scalps were token, were killed with
in the boundaries of said county and were killed
since the 6th day of December, I>i9B. The affi
davit so made will be presented to the board of
county commissioners at the following meeting
of said board, or at the present meeting of said
board, if it be then in session, and the claim for
said bounty, if the same be found by said board
to be correct and just, will be allowed and paid
by warrant in the same manner as other claims
against the county are paid.
All persons presenting scalps to the county
auditor will please take notice, that the law pro
vides that no bounty shell be paid on any scalp
unless both ears are attached to the scalp and
are presented in that manner with the scalp
when the same is delivered to the county
auditor.
In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my
hand anil athxed my official seal as clerk of said
board this Ist day of July, 1599.
[BKAL.I J. F. CORNER.
Auditor of Whitman County, Washington, and
Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners
of said county.
Notice for Publication.
George W. Rhoads.
Laud Office at Spokane Falls, Wash, Febru
ary Si, 1900.—Notice is hereby given that the fol
lowing-named settler has filed notice of his in
tention to make final proof in support of his
claim, and that said proof will be made be
fore TP- W- Renfrew, the county clerk and clerk
of the superior court of Whitman county,
Washington, at Colfax, Washington, on April
23, 1900, viz: George W. Rhoacia. who made
Hd entry No. 117*0. for the E l.. s\V' 4 and \\ ■•
BE m Sec. 31, Tp. 17 N.. R. 45 E."W. M. He names
the following witnesses to prove his continuous
residence upon, and cultivation of, said land,
viz: George Z. lakes and George W. Harper, of
Palouse. Wash., George N. Hill and Marshall C-
Chase, of Colfax. Wash.
WILLIAM 11. LDCDEN, Register.
SuininoiiH
In the i n per lor conn of thi ; \\ athlni'
ton, In and for Whitman nountj
! ram es I. Dodge, plaintiff, rs. Rlley i: Hat
ley, and Riley i.. tlatiey, administrator ol the
eof Kacbel I! Hatley, deceased and Mmy
K. Paulis, N .-. HaUey, Arminda Alice Kindaii
Nora Stout, Lv o. ■ aw son, \\ dii«m Muiir.i
Hat ley (a minor), Walter llHtley (a minor), Bur
ton llatley a minor), Archie Batley (a minor)
neiis of Kachel B. Hatley, deceased, V» < lUt'
ley and Clem ins llatley.' his wife and C A
Leighton, defendants
State ol Washingto . of Whitman
The State of Washington, to the said Armin
da Alice Kindall, Nora Stout and C v l^ikri,
ton, defendants.
You are hereby summoned and requited to
appearlu the superior court ol the state of
« aHhington, In and for Whitman county with
in sixty days after the date of the Brat publica
tion of this summons, to-wit: within slxli days
after the £Jrd day ol Kebruary, V.mv, and defend
the above entitled action in the above entitled
court, and answer the complaint "i the plaintiff
In said action, and serve a ropy ol \nur *iiid
answer on J. N. I'ickrell. the undersigned at
ey for plaintiff, at his office m Colfax In
the county of Whitman, state of Washington
and if you fail to appear and defend said action
and answer the complaint of the plaintiff afore
said, witlim the time aforesaid, judgment will
t>e rendered against you. according to the dc
tuand <>i the baid complaint, which has been
Hied with the clerk of said court. The object
of the ab< ye entitled action Is to recover the sum
oi 51 00, the amount of one principal Dote and
interest thereon from October Ist, 1899, until
paid, at 12 p< r cent per annum, and tii Interest
coupon notes, one lor the sum of f57.50 and
interest thereon from the 2ud day ol No\ ember
1596, until paid, at the rate ol 12 per cenl pi t
annum, and >rich ana everj ol the other tivt<
coupon notes for the sum ol $105.U0 each and
numbered 1,2,3, land •">, and due and payable
as follows, to-wit: Interest coupon vote No i
due and payable October Ist, I8ao; Interest cou
pon note numbered .:, due and payable October
Ist, iv'.'i>; interest coupon note numbered .; due
and payable October Ist, 18U7; interest coupon
note numbered I, due and payable October i*t
Ls9B; and interest coupon vote numbered 5 due
and payable October Ist, IM)9. Each of'snld
interest coupon notes draw intereM after ma
unity at the rate oi 12 per (•••nt per annum uniil
paid. The sum of 141.05 taxes paid by plaintltl
upon the mortgaged premises hereinafter de
scribed, and interest thereon at the rate, oi 12
per cent per annum, until paid, from the lit iV
day of July. 18U6, and the further sum ol one
hundred fifty dollars, attorney fees, the pay
ment of which said notes, taxes and attorneys
fee is seemed by a mortgage dmly recorded
in the otnee of the county auditor of Whitman
county, Washington, In lU:>k ;;j of mortgage
records, at page IST, and also to foreclose the
said mortgage securing the payment ol the
same, made, exeente! and delivered on the 26th
day of October, Ujß9, by Kranz Schallenberg and
Mizabeth Bchallenberg ti> Thomai .<. Knit.
and assigned to this plaintiff, with the notes
thereby secured, and this pUiiiinl is now Hie
In\Mill owner and holder of the same. The
propertj In said mortgage described is situated
in Whitman county, state of Washington and
described as follows, to-wit: The southwest
quarter(sw,l^) of Section twenty-eight (281 in
'lownshipfourteen (li) north, of ttange forty
four ii) i-:. \v. v. '
Dated February 21st, I!
.„ . . ■'• N. PICKRELL,
i laintitrs attorney, postomce address, Colfax
whitman county, Washington,
Bankrupt's Petition fur IMsi-hartfe.
No. 394.
In the district court of the United States for
the district of Washington, southern dii Ision.
In the mutter of Georgeß. Johnson,, bankrupt
Jo the Honorable Cornelius H. I lam.,id, iu.ljre
of the district court of the United Mates, for the
district ot Washington.
George 8. Johnson, of near Pullman, in the
county of Whitman and state of N ashington, in
said district, respectfully represents that on the
uth day of .December, A. D. 1899 Im^i past he
was duly adjudged bankrupt under the acti of
congress relating to bankruptcy; that he has
duly surrendered all his property and rights ol
property, and has fully complied with all the
requirements of said acts and of the orders of
the court touching his bankruptcy.
Wherefore he prays that he may be decreed by
the court to have a full discharge from all debts
provable against his estate under said bankrupt
acts, exce).l such debts as tire excepted by law
trom such disi harge.
Dated this 10th day of March A l> pjoo
UEORGE S. JOHNSON, Bankrupt,
ORDER OF NOTICE THEREON.
United States Court, District of Washington
southern division ss.
On this 15th day of March. A. D. 1900, on road
ing the foregoing petition, it U ordered by the
court, that a bearing be had upon the same
on the 13th day of April, A. I> 1900, before 11. \V
Canfield, referee, at Col fax, in said district at
l o clock In the afternoon; and that notice
tnereol be published in The Colfax (iazette
a newspaper printed in mi«i district, and that
all known creditors and other persons in inter
est may appear at the said time and place and
show cause if any they have, why the prayer ol
said petitioner should not be granted
And it is farther ordered By the court that
the clerk shall Bend by mail to all known
creditors copies of Bald petition and this order
addressed to them at their places of residence
as stated.
Witiass the Honorable c. H. Hanford judge
Of the said court, and the seal thereof, at
Will hi W alia, in said district, on the 15th day of
-Murch, A. 1). 1900.
K. M. HOPKINS, Clerk
By 11. H. STRONG, Deputy.
Knter: C. H. HANFORD, Judge.
(Seal V. 8, District Court).
Sheriff's Sale.
Btate of Washington, county of Whitman sh
In the superior court of the state of Washing
ton, in and for Whitman county.
The Oregon Mortgage Company, Limited ■
corporation, plaintiff', vs. Henry If. Baker and
Mary K. Haker. his Wife, The First National
Bank of Oakesdale, Washington, a corporation
ami J. Ogle, us trustee of the stockholder! of the
First National Hank of Oakesdale, Washington
a corporation, defendants.
Decree oi foreclosure ami order of sale.
By virtue of a (Um.tim- and order of sale, made
and entered In the above entitled cause and
court, on the 21st day of February, I'.mjo a
copy of which has been issued and certified to
me by the clerk of the said court, under the n.-ai
thereof, bearing date the 21st day of February
1900, for the Bum oi -T-»r»i-10, gold coin, with
interest at the rate of 10 j.cr cent per annum
from the 21st day of February, 1900 and
the further sum of Jfl'l.7o, costs, and the further
sum of. M 7.70, attorney's fees, and also the
increased costs thereon, I, Joseph Canutt,sheriff
of Whitman county, Washington, will on the
'21th day of March, 1900, at the hour ol
two o'clock p. m. of said day, at the south front
door of the Whitman county court house, at
Colfax, Whitman county, stale of Washington,
sell at public auction to the highest bidder,
for cash, the following described real estate,
situated, lying and being in Whitman county,
Washington.and particularly described as fol
lows, to-wit: The east half of the northeast
quarter and the east half of the loutheast quar
ter of Section 18, Township 20 north, of Range
43, east of the Willamette Meridian, containing
160 acres, more or leas. Together with all and
singular the tenements, hereditaments and ap
purtenances thereunto belonging or in anywise
appertaining. Said property is taken and sold nn
the property of Henry 11. Baker and others, de
fendants.
Dated at Colfax, Whitman county, Washing
ton, this 21st day of February, 1900.
JOSEPH CANT'TT,
Sheril! of Whitman County, Washington.
By C A. Elmer, Deputy.
Winfree <& McCroskey, attorney! for plaintiff.
Public Land Sale.—laolated Tract.
Notice is hereby given that in pursuance of
instructions from the commissioner of the gen
eral landoth'ce, under authority vested In Dim
by section 2455, United .states Revised Statutes.
as amended by the act of congress approved
February 26th, 1895, we will proceed to offer at
public sale on the 14th day ol April, I'jou, at the
hour of 10 o'clock, at this office, the following
tract of laud, to-wit: the sw 1., nw 1,, and nw 1 ,
sw' i, Bee. IJ, T. 14, N., B i) E. w. H.
Any and all persons claiming adversely the
above-described lands are advised to iile "their
claims i;i this office on Or bi-f.,re the day above
designated for the * ementof said sale,
otherwise their rights will be forfeited.
Done at the Tinted States land office at Walla
Walla, Washington, this 27th day of February,
1900.
JOHN M. HIM., Register,
THOMAS MO3GBOVE. Receiver.
Notice for Publication.
George V. Hume.
Land Office at .Spokaue> Falls, Wash, March
7ib, 1900.—Notice fa hereby given that the fol
lowing-named settler has filed notice oi his in
tention to make final proof in support of his
claim, and th it sai-1 proof wili lit- made before
Win. A. Inman, U.S. commissioner (or the dis
trict of Washington, nt Colfax, Washington, on
April liist. lyoo, viz: George v. Hum..-, who made
homestead entry No. llTo, for tl. V\ : 2 NX' 4 Sec.
27, Tp. 17 N , B 4i E. w. M. He name* the fol
lowing witnesses to prove his continuous red
ilence upon, and cultivation of, said land, vi/:
William H. Hill and George A. Draper,o( Elber
ton, Wash.: Bamnel H. Dole and Doctor Frank
lin Hunt, of Colfax.
WILLIAM 11. LCDDEN, Register.
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