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Tliis is tlic season in which those
who are bound In by < -11 \ walla look
forward to th>' time when their coun
try friends will remember them and
offer a few weeks' hospitality in their
Woodland and seashore homes. Some
few hints as to the demands a hostess
makes upon a guest will not lie out of
place nor, I hope, unkindly received.
The first obligation on the part of the
guest is to keep the date originally de
cided upon and to arrive at the stated
time instead of postponing the promis
ed \isit to the possible intrusion upon
the hostess' plans for other guests.
If for some unavoidable reason a
guest should he unable to arrive at the
appointed time. She OUght Dot to expect
to remain longer than the original date.
A hostess would naturally press her to
remain a few days longer, but don't. I
pray you. no matter how .jolly a time is
on hand. Thai there are times when
to refuse would he to offend is not un
usual, hut as a rule it is best to be on
the sale side by not remaining lons
enough rather than by spoiling a visit
by even a day.
When you do arrive, make yourself
at home just as soon ns ever you can.
A hostess is so much more comfortable
if you will roam into the library and
liick our the book you want and find
some place to enjoy it if you desire or
take a ramble in the fields for an hour
without her having to tag alter you,
always anxious lest you chance to be
lonesome or lacking amusement.
During certain hours of the day the
mistress who attends to her own house
keeping has some duties to which she
must give her personal attention, and
If as a guest you can amuse yourself.
giving her the leisure to attend to
them, you will pi down on her list of
visitors as one of a cherts) ed few. She
will get as much pleasure out of your
visit as you do. which, on the whole, is
no more than right.
There are few duties imposed upon a
guest, but one of them is to keep her
room orderly. Usually the guest cham
ber is the best room in the house and
often has the prettiest furnishings.
That quests fail to appreciate this is
only too evident, judging from the
manner in which belongings soon be-
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GUESTS SIKH I.I) AKHIVK WHEN EXPECTED.
conn' scattered about and dishevel the
whole apartment Often a hostess is
truly ashamed to leave the door of her
guest room open when it is occupied
because of the disorderliness within,
and yet what lady with the least little
bit of eon ion for her friend's
feelings woi are to right that unti
diness or permit her maid to do so?
A friend of mine while speaking of a
mutual acquaintance remarked that
Miss X was t lit- dearest girl, but she
added sotto voce, "She is so untidy."
My silent response was, "She has vis
ited you. too. has she I.'" But of course
I did not express it.
To Inquire the time of the family
meals and be punctilious In keeping it
Js a duty. To you a few minutes' delay
will make little difference, while a
meal kept a halt" hour after it is ready
for the table is usually spoiled.
If your hostess is accustomed to an
afternoon siesta, it would be very con
siderate on your part to retire to your
own room or if you are not one of the
deeping kind find out some shady spot
and leave her for awhile. Many an
overanxious hostess lias suffered by
reason of the inroad made by thought
less guests upon that hour sacred to
Best in town.
r> i .(1° per hundred.
Coal and Wood.
CODD & MACKENZIE
CoHax Hardware lilug.
To provide entertainment for a gu^st
Is the one object of a hostess, and she
Is particularly happy when friends as
sist her in giviug you a good time, but
don't if you prize friendship ever be
tempted to accept an invitation in
which she is not included. To accept
one unless it comes from a member 6f
her own family would be the greatest
insult that you could offer to her. Con
cerning the person who extended the
invitation no remark is necessary.
Thoughtless persona with the most
tender hearts have no idea how often
they hurt the friend with whom they
are visiting. Only remember that you
are the guest and that with your host
ess rest Hie manner and the means of
The pleasure of entertaining would
be greatly increased if only guests
would remember to do as they would
be done by and not forget those little
things which annoyed them when they
in turn were the hostess.
LIVING OUT OF DOORS.
A Few SneKotlions For Hot "tt'cathet
Comfort and I'leannrc.
July is the seventh month of the
year according to our modern compu
tation of times and seasons, and it
was the fifteenth day of the seventh
month that the children of Israel were
commanded to live for seven days in
booths made of green boughs and wil
low branches. Though their seventh
month may not have corresponded in
time to our seventh month, yet is the
example they set a most excellent one.
To be sure, it would be quite out of the
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A PIAZZA COKXKK.
question for most of us to forsake the
four walls which have protected us
from the day of our birth and go out
to reside in a tent and under the open
sky, and If we did so there would be a
fine harvest of pneumonia and malaria,
but as soon as the warm, dry weather
is actually established we should alter
our mode of living from that which
we followed when frost and cold reign
ed in the land.
City people have a pretty hard time
obtaining the air and sunlight which
they should have in summer time. Yet
even in the city man might be more
comfortable than he is if he would
construct his dwelling properly with
balconies and roof gardens. In the re
cent building (if apartments architects
are appreciating the decorative use of
the balcony and are substituting it for
the ugly but necessary lire escape. Oik;
ten story apartment house put up last
year has most artistic wrought iron
balconies from the second to the top
floor. These are overshadowed in sum
mer time by awnings and art 1 wide
enough to hold steamer chairs, jardi
nieres and even small tables. After
sundown the male heads of the various
households which inhabit the building
resort to these balconies to smoke,
while the ladies in their light summer
powns enjoy there whatever breeze
there may be atloat and sip lemonade
or iced tea.
In the country out of door living is
easy, for it is a queer cottage that can
not boast a piazza, a nearby tree or
two or a summer house. For a piazza,
whether wide or narrow, a corner soot
such as is shown in the illustration is
convenient As will be seen, the con
struction is of the simplest and is quite
within the scope of the home carpen
ter. Thin mattresses of excelsior or
cotton are made to fit the seat and are
covered with denim. These'are taken
in on rainy days and at night so that
they may not become impregnated
with dampness, concludes The Design
er, in which appears the sketch.
ServJoeuble Wash DreaseH.
Two simple and inexpensive gowns
of the general utility order are shown
in the cut. One costume is made of
striped sateen drill in navy blue, bu.eh-
STRIPED DRILL —DOTTED WHITE MUSLIN.
er blue or holland with narrow white
Btripes. The pretty dress of white
spotted muslin is lined with pule pink
batiste and ornamented with tucks and
lace insertions on the bodice. There is
a wide flounce of muslin at the foot of
the skirt, with lace at the ed«e.
The parson adds one to one and the
&urn is one; the divorce judge sub
tracts one from one and two remain.—
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, SEPTEMBER 7, 1900.
IN ARDENT DAYS.
FRESH, COOL AND CAPTIVATING TOI-
LETS OF THE SUMMER.
A I.iKlit Bine Linen Morning; Gown,
White DaciinNk Afternoon Frock.
Flounced Skirts—lndernleeve* Now
the Grand Ton.
Flounces on skirts, three the favorite
number, which may either start a little
above the knee, or three be the number
for the ruffles on the bottom, are al
ways pretty when the material is light
and soft or of a transparent character.
There is much niching, too, of narrow
gauze ribbons, as an edge finish to such
FOB A SL'MMKU MORNING.
flounces. That has a happy effect in
black, in white and in light colors.
This is pre-eminently a summer for toi
lettes legeres, where tulles and gauzes,
lacts and crapes deck us out in the
evening and batistes, linens, grena
dines, crepons and veilings form the
fabrics of what we wear by day, and
drapery, niching, plaiting, gathering
and pulling are the maneuverings con
stantly employed to make up these ma
Embroidered batiste gowns are
charming over popliuette as well as
soft, glossy taffeta skirts, with high
bodices. Ribbons are passed through
slits in very many of these gowns.
Black velvet is very much used with
the pretty buckled bows so much In
vogue. These are charming afternoon
toilets for midsummer, flower trimmed
hats and harmonious parasols, lending
Undersleevea are the chic touch to
elbew sleeves for day wear. Xo one
should forego having them, as they are
grand ton. It matters not whether
the sleeve of your gown does not quite
reach the elbow or whether it passes
over it several inches or whether there
is or is not an upturned cavalier cuff
on the bottom of the sleeve. These are
merely varieties of elbow sleeves now
particularly modish, and they admit
of lawn or lace undersleeves under all
The charming summer morning gown
of the first cut is of pale blue linen.
FOH A SUMMER AFTERNOON.
The skirt is nine gored, joined with
herringbone at each seam. Each gore
has a cluster of three tucks down the
center to within ten inches of the hem.
The front breadth is plain. The waist
is tucked in sections, joined by the her
ringbone, and fastens down the front
with small, stitched straps, with tiny
pearl buttons on each point of strap.
From under the sailor collar comes a
loft, knotted scarf of black silk, which
Is also used for the narrow folded gir
dle. The sleeves are tucked on the
The pretty white damask afternoon
frock is trimmed with deep ecru gui
pure. The skirt has a seam sack
stitched down the front. Straps and
girdle are of narrow black velvet rib
The Rißht Way to Remove a Glove.
Do not take a glove off carelessly if
you desire it to last well. In taking off
turn the wrist over the fingers and
draw until the fingers are half uncover
ed, then the finger ends may be loosen
ed by the tips. This makes it an easy
matter to readjust the glove right side
out. It is a good plan to breathe in a
glove after taking It off. It preserves
the softness of the kid by quickly dry
ing any slight moisture.
The difference of cost between a
good and a poor baking powder
would not amount for a family's
supply to one dollar a year.
The poor powder would cost
many times this in doctors' bills.
Royal Baking Powder may cost a little
more per can, hut it insures perfect,
wholesome food. In fact, it is more
economical in the end, because it goes
further in leavening and never spoils
Royal Baking Powder used always
in making the biscuit and cake saves
both health and money.
You cannot, if you v.ilue good health, afford
to use cheap, low-grade, alum baking pow
ders. They are apt i" spoil the food; they
do endanger the health. All physicians will
tell you that alum in food is poisonous
ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., 100 WILLIAM ST., NEW YORK.
As far as feeding poultry is concern
ed the must common trouble is a lack
of variety in diet It should always he
remembered that fowls are omnivorous
In their habits. Their natural food
comprises the whole three kingdoms
Into which matter is divided—viz. the
animal, vegetable and mineral. If any
one or two of these are supplied and the
third Is lacking, the ration Is unbal
anced and consequently not calculated
to develop a perfectly healthy organ
ism. When fowls are confined in
houses or yards, the various grains,
such as corn, wheat and oats, form too
large a proportion of the bill of fare in
many eases. Green vegetables and
meat should be supplied in much larger
quantities than they are ordinarily
given. Have a cabbage or a beet in
the poultry house at all times that the
fowls may help themselves as they
wish. Ground beef scraps, fresh raw
meat and finely ground butchers' bones
contain much nutriment and are excel
lent to stimulate egg production. Then
oyster shells must be given to furnish
lime and gravel, pounded glass and
crockery to aid in reducing the food.
Furthermore, in feeding poultry it must
be borne in mind that the feed is ac
cording to the object to be gained. Is
it eggs or flesh. Are they young or old
birds? Different cases require the fol
lowing of totally different methods.
For eggs we want such foods as bran,
shorts, cottonseed, gluten and linseed
meals, peas and clover; for the produc
tion of flesh feed corn, rye, buckwheat
and oily foods. There Is no definite
Ironclad rule laid down upon this sub
ject. It is necessary to determine what
Is desired always and then act accord
ingly.— Myron S. Perkins.
Cnpong on the Wane.
The popularity of the capon seems to
be on the wane, says Maine Farmer,
and that by reason of the improvement
In roasters the fancy is now turning to
younger and more tender stock. There
is no call for debate over merits of one
or the other. The only thing to do is
to follow the market and furnish what
the consumer wants.
I'se Some Paint.
Paint is cheap. Cover those poultry
houses with it and see how much bet
ter they will look, brighter, cleaner,
and you will be happier every time you
glance that way. Paint is economical,
because it preserves the lumber, and if
the holes are filled with putty before
painting you will have a warmer and
Still More Counterfeiting.
The secret service has unearthed an
other band of counterfeiters and secured
a large quantity of bogus bills, which
are so cleverly executed that the average
person would never suspect them of be
ing spurious. Things of great, value are
always selected by counterfeiters for im
itation, notably the celebrated Hostet
ter'e Stomach Bitters, which has many
imitators but no equals for indigestion,
dyspepsia, constipation, nervouenens
and general debility. The bitters sets
things right in the stomach, and when
the stomach is in good order it makes
good blood and plenty of it. In this
manner the bitters get at the seat of
strength and vitality, and restore vigor
to the weak and debilitated. Beware of
counterfeits when buying^
The Whisky Without a Headache.
Wm. Schluting, proprietor of the New
Castle, has just received direct from the
J. W. McCulloch distillery, Owensboro,
Ky., a hhipinent of the celebrated Gieen
River whisky, the whisky without a
headache. Selected for its purity and
superior quality by the government for
exclusive use in the U. S, army and navy
hospitals. This goods is put up full
measure and is recommended for family
Bring your chickens and eggs to
Averill's store, Elberton.
Call on H. W. Goff for Insurance.
RECORDS FOR THE WEEK.
History of the Transactions in Whit
man County Lands.
Patents and Receipts.
U S to Anna Ten.pleton sw qr 21 15 42.
U 8 to N P Ry Co—Patents ou landu in
Elizabeth M Sutton to John VV Peer
et ale hf up qr 23 16 40 § 700 00
Joseph Port/, to Spokane Brewing &
Malting Co, lta 7 8 13 14 b 6 Union
town . . tWOO 00
Mrs H E Keech to Mr* M H Dunn
bw qr 1U 20 42 1 00
Jaa A Perkins to Mary T Lyons b B
Perking 2nd ad Colfax 275 00
Ferdinand A Davis to O R & N Co
nwqr7lß43 1271 12
P^ruest \V Wagner to Abraham Hicks
nw qr 20 19 43 3200 00
Abraham Hicks to X W Warner nw
qr 20 19 43 1400 00
L V Rickets no J H Maston w of
sw qr sw qr 20 14 45 . tJOO 00
Jos Canutt sheriff to Vermont L & T
Co w hf se qr ne qr sw qr nw qr se
qr 2'J 14 44 2840 00
\V A Hone to Millie A Hey wood Its 5
678 910 11 12 b 75 R R ad to
Farmington 20 00
M A Heywoud to Wm VV Derry Its 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12 b 75 B R ad Far in
iiifton 85 00
H A Lake to Lydia Camp \*e 15 lo 1 1
and 2 b 25 Mrs X Sheean'n ad Farm
ingtnn . 400 00 '
Daniel Fish to VV M McKinney It 4
bk 11 Jan H McCoy's Ist add Oakes
Jas Mooaghan to Patrick O'Bjyle uw
qr 11 20 43 3000 00
Chas J Jennings to Ira VV Foil's Its 2
:> 4 bk "IT" (iarfield 800 00
Marry Oatnuiell et al to John Hodg
son nw qr nw qr 211 l'J 42 1 09
Mary Cammell et al to Fred G Hodg
son ne qr nw qr 2919 43 1 00
Mary Cammell et al to Clara A
Hughes se qr nw qr 2.l 19 43 1 00 '
Mary Cammell c; al to (iertie N Bar
ton sw qr uw qr 29 19 43 1 00
Clara A Huphe.s et al to Mary Cam
mell ne qr 29 19 43 It 1 bk 25 Thorn
ton l 00
Wm H James to Mary L James all of
29 14 40 1 00
Mary L James to Wm H James ne qr
nw qr b hf nw qr ne qr sw qr n hf
ne qr Bwqrnecir nw qr te or 20
1440 100 I
N P Ry Co to Scott VV Getchell ne qr
sw qr w hf hw qr 13 14 43 440 00
John VV Peer et al to X M Sutton c bf
ne qr 23 10 40 500 00
NelHon C Bissell to Alliance Trust Co
n hf sw qr 3 15 44 700 00
John R Gulp to Western Loan & S Co
Its 1234 5b 1 Truax ad Tekoa.. . 700 00
0 E Gorseline to W R Holmes Tret
al It 1 2 bk 3 South add Johnson.. 2235 80
Releases of Mortgages
Bernard &J G Jacobs to Jos Portz.. 4000 00
B & J (J Jacobs to Jos Portz releases
chat mttf 2000 00
C F Huling to VV W Hoagl.ind 1450 00
Buffalo Pitts Co to G P Manson part
Pennsylvania Mtg Inv Co Bertha E
Tytler 650 00 ,
T J Harrison to Jiussell <fc Co, farm
machinery 1560 00
A D Schlotthauer et al to Jas Cairns
farm mach horsea harness . . . 265 00
6 F McGhee to John Smith farm
mach 1475 00
Geo VV Humiston to A F Fents 2
horses 58 00 '
Bills of Sale
Smith Hilliard to Jacobs Bros & Portz
engine et>- 295 88!
Ist State Bk Unior.town to Jacobs
Eros & Portz saloon furn tixt Brew
ery etc 1444 79
Jos Port/, to Spokane Brewing &
Malting Co, brewing business b'ooo 00
J C Crane to Aaron Kuhn 400 bu
wheat ne qr 7 18 42
J C Biggs to Bank of Rosalia luc
1000 bu wheat hw qr 35 20 42 . 240 00
J A & A D Schlotthauer to H X
Schlotthauer cittle 150 00
Mcßride & Fidler to Chas Johnson
horsesharness 170 00
L T Averill vs John Eaton—Amended no
tice of claim of lien
Harry VV Price proceedings in bankruptcy.
T Ringer vs Henry Paul—Harvester's lien.
The famous I. W. Harper whisky,
which was awarded gold medal at the
centennial cotton exposition. New Or
lenns, 1884, and at the world's fair, j
Chicago, 1893, ban again received of- !
flcial approval, being awarded gold i
medal at the I'aris exposition.
My Competitor Has
Tears in His Eyes!
(I don't «'sire for dat) It is ens
turners insist on baying of me
What Else Can I Do?
Clothing ui>. kennel
Thai W\+e Coif**, WMb.
1 lift I rilfc Sample* at Bee Hive
Fanners, why let the Kjninek
eat up your crop when you can
kill them with a
McDonald Squirrel Ciuii?
Reference* -Vashini:ton Agricultural Col
lege, Pullman; University of Idaho, Mopcow;
B T. Byrns. Mokow; Reed, Moscow; Firet
National Bank, Moscow; <J. Horn, Oakesdale;
J R. Lee, Colfax
Warranted, if directions are followed, <>r
money refunded, and §25 on the wide to any
one proving differently.
G. X HIUKEY, G«bL Agent
Box 420, Walla Wall*. Wa*h.
T H E
Pioneer Drug Store,
W. J. HAMILTON. Propr.
Prescription Work a Specialty.
A complete itock of
I>rugn, Medicines, Chemicals,
Snaps, RrnabeM, Perfumeries,
Paintß, (>i!n, Glhw,
Notions, Book*, Stationery.
Telephone Nn. 37. Main Street. <'n!fax
Jl p THRESHING MACHINE
.I.U. and EXTRAS.
Our Extras, which are first clm»,ml] at. about
one-half the price-" charged by other bnoasa.
Header and Jackson Extras.
lriO ft. S-iuch 4 ply Gaudy Belt $38. f>o
Myers' Tank Pump, complete 15.00
Cylinder Teeth, each ti c tn
J. C. HI LSI,AM),
Next d<xw to Gnwbop, Main Street, Colfax
I. B, HARRIS, Propr.
Fresh and Oared Meats,
Fish and Game in season.
There is no doubt about the <|Mality of the
meats sold from the blocks <,f thirt market
it is the BEST.
The highest market price paid for cuttle
South Main Street, Gjfftz.
Sells the Be«t
Pomps and Windmills
in the P.ilimse Country.
See him before bin iru'.
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