WHAT NEIGHBORS DO
Letters Full or Interesting Sews Notes
From Many Country Points.
The weather for a few days has been
of rather a disagreeable quality Not
enough rain ha, fallen, however,* to "im
prove tall plowing
The farmern are quite busy sowing the
fall gram There in a large acreage of
summer-fallow to be sown.
This week the rural community ig in
dulgincio a sportive manner at the fair
It is well these recreations come as they
do to "the man behind the hoe" else all
work would become mere drudgery
BridfM and roadways in this vicinity
have been undergoing much needed re
Hey George Pickled garden has
ranked first and finest of any along the
creek this season; und second in point of
excellence is "Grandma" Mood's garden
where »c had the pleasure of sharing in
the harvest ol H fine watermelon crop
recenttj. Among the many melons
grows was one that brought the scales
down at 21 pounds. Fine enough for
the lull country, or any other, we think
A.C. Short and C, Stevens leave Mon
day, October 1, for Priest river, on a
hunting and fibbing trip.
Word has been received from "Grand
ma" Mood that she got through safely
itrul stood her trip to lowa much better
thau was expected.
J. S. Beard returned last week from a
fisiung trip to llock Lake.
Elijah Epley, who has been in this
country the past three years, leaves
October 1 for his old home in Charlotte
The first of next month Rev. Smyth
ot Colfax will commence a series of meet
ings here on Clear Creek. It is hoped all
will attend who can. They are cordially
Wood hauling m occupying the atten
tion of many of the farmers just now.
The most of the wood is being bought
in Palooee nt the saw mill.
Mrs. Bertha Armstrong's mother has
come from Troy, Idaho to spend the
autumn months with her.
Rev. John Marquis has moved his
household goods to his new parsonage
home in Rockford.
Public school began Monday morning
with Clyde Elmer for principal, Mr.
Butler intermediate teacher and Miss
Rachel Priest, primary teacher. The
school starts with bright prospects.
Nearly 100 pupils are in attendance.
C. L A. S. cleared $25 from the
chicken-pie supper. Everybody had a
fine time beside
Mrs. Jeonie Burke is having; grading
and other preparatory work done for
♦he building of a new farm bouse.
\lrn. Taylor and daughter Ada are
spending a few weeks here on combiued
business and pleasure. They are from
Miles Pearson and the Glasby Bros,
have gone to Wardner, Idaho, to work
in (lie mines.
Nearly all the threshing machines
have come home. Work in that line is
practically over at a season when usu
ally but fairly begun.
The l\ B. college committee are per
feeting "ways and means" to give all
non resident students comfortable abid
ing places here in town, at reasonable
rates. The college will start its second
>ear with many advantages over the
lirst year's session.
\i. MeMahan has bought John Hollo
••■ a} 's farm. He will have the house eu
Inrged and move therein this fall. Mr.
Mr. B. H!;d wife will move back to the
Coiville country s!>oa. (lay folks wili
miss them very much.
John Long, who has been in Washing
ton for some weeks past, visiting with
(! A Miller most of the time, left
Wednesday for his home \a Nebraska.
He was well pleased with this part of the
country that he contemplates coming
here to live iv the near future.
The recent rains were highly gratify
ii.£ to the ranchers, as it puts their sum
mer [allow Sand in first class condition
tor seeding, and as most of the wheat
hauling is done needing is now the prin
The Lynch Bchootbooae, which was re
rently moved, in bow situated about
three hundred yard* up the south fork
t>f HVur Mile creek ca;<t of its former
site. In irs present location the house
in well protected Irom the element* by
the neighboring hill and the surrounding
pis:! I*, mid it in hoped will nevermore be
engulfed by the muddy waters of "Four
Grandma Stewart, mother-in-law of
A. H Lynch, left last week for her home
•ear Rosalia, after an extended visit iv
thin neighborhood, must of which time
wan spent aboard the cook wagon of
Lynch ft Kagau"s threshing outfit. The
old lady Imn pi need the mark of four
wore year*, jet she seems fo enjoy the
labors to be encountered aboard a cook
A. S. Parvin has been blessed the past
few weeks with whnt he considers more
thai; his share of Job's comforters. But
to deviate his sense of feeling he has
purchased a tine new organ and will now
keep his mind occupied with the sweetest
melodies possible for him to produce.
William Wallace aud wife of Lincoln,
Kubr., who have been visiting relative*
hi the Palouee country the past four
weeks, departed Tuesday for their home.
Mrs. Wallace is a sister of Mrs. Geo.
The recent ruin softened thu ground
pnnueh to permit Home of the farmers
to lu-gin driHintt.
W. W. Guptiil hud the bent crop of the
neighborhood, having 879 sacks of
wheat off 75 ncres. It did not overrun
ruuch in weight—only three bushels to
\Ye are glad to say that Pave Whit
ney has nearly recovered from the effects
of his recent accident.
The first hop of the season was held
jit Billy IfcQaem'* last Friday nijjht.
Mrs."Dave Whitney's daughter, Mrs.
B. Ileuiey, left Wednesday for her home
School started Monday in the new
school house. The school house is one
of the best in Whitman county, and its
bell, calling the pupils to school, sends
its peals all over the district. We hope
for a Bine mouths school.
Mrs. Martha Coryell and Mrs. P. Le
francis was visiting friends in this vicin
ity this week.
Some of our neighbors expect to go
to the Whitman county fair.
Frank Page and family spent Sunday
with Mr. and Mrs. John Walker
Mr. Ott'a leaves Monday for Grange
vilie, Idaho, where they will reside.
After the ruio a beautiful
There are quite a number here who are
having a serious time with typhoid fever
home of the patients are getting better
mere are two new easel reported; and
there has only been one death out of ten
or twelve cases of fever.
Our school opens the first Monday iv
October with Professor Philips as prin
cipal and Miss Mattie the intermediate,
and Miss kauffman in the primary de
Miss Annetta Ross took the train for
™,- la tb'B morning, to attend W.
UT. D. convention, which convened at
that place Tuesday, also the contest for
the gold medal on the 26th. Her sister,
Miss Dora, accompanied her as far as
Huntsville, and will stop there and visit
with her uncle, Rev. J. W. Adams,
hhe will go to Walla Wallu the 26fii.
Also Frank Palmer and daughter Tenna
went overland to Endicott to take the
train for the same place, as Miss Tenna
is one of the contestants for the grand
St. John has more grain than there in
Carley Bros, have a iine of their feed
mills on exhibition at the state fair at
North Yakima, in charge of M. E. Car
ley, who left Monday for North Yakima.
The firm also sold and shipped a mill to
Harrington and one to Guy.
Ilegißter now while it is in your mind
In a few days it will be too late and
your vote will be lost in a momentous
The W. C. T. U. will meet in regular
session Wednesday afternoou, October
3, at 2:30 at the home of Mrs. W. M.
Colvin. The members are urgently re
quested to be present and all friends are
The Anti-Saloon League, through the
prosecutiug.attomey, has given all gam
biers notice to clone their games next
The stores of Julius Lippitt, Aaron
Kuhn and the Red Front Clothing Co.
will be closed Wednesday, October 3, on
account of the Jewish fast day, Yom
Perry Crowell, formerly of Colfax, has
purchased a neat brick building, cen
trally located, at Pullman, and is pre
paring to open a first-class liquor hout^e.
Ployed His Client False.
'"I shall have to make a lawyer out ot
that boy of mine. I don't see any othei
way out of it," declared the well
known attorney, with a laugh. "He
came into my office the other day od
his way home from school and laid a
nickel dowu on the desk before me.
" 'What is this for. son?' I asked.
" 'Retainer,' he answered soberly.
" 'Very well,' said I, entering into the
Joke. 'What have I beeu retained
"My boy dug down into his pocket
and produced a note from his teacher
and placed it before me without com
ment. It was to the effect that ho had
been 'cutting up' and advised a whip
" 'Now, what would you advise?'
asked he in a businesslike voice after 1
had read the note and saw the trap
that young rascal led me iuto.
" 'I think that out first move should
be to apply for a change of venue,'
" 'Very well,' he answered. 'You"r*
handling the case.'
" 'Then we will turn the note over
to your mother,' s*aid I.
"I saw the young imp's face fall at
this, but he braced up and said:
" 'See here, pop, you're bound to see
me through on this, 'cause you've ac
cepted my retainer, you know!'
" 'I'll argue your case before the
court,' I answered, 'but you will have
to accept the decision. I would n*t
dare to attempt to influence the court.'
"Well, I pleaded the boy's case,
promptly had it thrown out of court,
and the boy got what he deserved—a
"It was the first time I over played
false to a client."—Detroit Free Press.
Homes Wounded In Battle.
Horses wounded on the battlefield
are duly attended to when no danger
to human life is involved. The veteri
nary officer in charge is expected to
follow close on the fighting line and,
together with a number of aids, to in
spect properly wounded animals and
give instructions for their removal or
slaughter, as the case may be. The
veterinary surgeon is naturally expos
ed to considerable danger, but if his
work is not carried out during the
progress of hostilities in all probability
it cannot be accomplished afterward,
for, although the royal army medical
corps Is allowed to proceed to the res
cue of the wounded men under the
Red Cross, the members of the army
veterinary department are not permit
ted to attend to the injured horses, be
cause they are not under the protection
of the Geneva convention, which niake*
no provision whatsoever for wounded
At the conclusion of the battle, if it
has been decisive and one or other of
the combatant armies has been driven
from the field, a party of veterinary
surgeons, with their assistants, is sent
out to examine every animal that has
fallen and to shoot such as are badly
wounded. Those suffering from only
Blight injuries are collected and taken
to the veterinary hospital lines, formed
as fixed camps and established on a
similar basis to those of the royal ar
my medical corps. — Pearson's Maga
F. M. Higgins, editor Seneca, (Ills.,)
News, was afflicted for years with Piles
that no doctor or remedy helped until
he tried Bucklrn's Arnica Salve, the best
in the world. He writes, two boxes
wholly cured him. Infallible for piles.
Cure guaranteed. Only 25c. Sold by
The Elk drug store, F. J. Stone, Propr.
Eight-room hout-e in south end for
Bale chaap. Edwin T. Coman.
rOLFAX OAXKTTK, POL-FAX, W.\*lTIM; T u\, SEPTEMBER 28, 1900.
SHERIFF'S TOSSE FIKtl).
First Trouble in the Region of the
Philadelphia, Sept. 22.— The tragedy
that has been looked for since the coal
workers' strike whs begun came sudden
ly and uuexpectedly at Shenaudoah this
afternoon. A pos*e hurriedly gathered
by Sheriff Toole of Schuylkill county to
meet an emergency was forced to fire
into a mob that was threatening work
men on their way home under escort.
A man was killed and a little girl
wounded, and several others fell more or
lens wounded. Sheriff Toole lost no cime in
culling on the national guard general to
send troops to aid him. After consulta
tion the authorities decided to send
troops to the turbulent region tonight.
Shenandonh's trouble was precipitated
by the closing of six collieries there this
morning through the efforts of strike
The outlook at midnight in dubious,
the foreigners are in an ugly mood after
the day's happeniugs.
Elsewhere the situation is quiet, but
people ate lookiug for an outbreak in
the Hazelton district, and armed sheriff's
deputies are much in evidence there. The
Reading company h;*s about discontin
ued the sale of coal for future delivery,
und tonights rioting almost certainly
me ns the shutting off of coal handling
all over the anthracite field, temporarily
Sheriff Toole aud Deputies O'Donnel!
and Brenneman were called to Sbenan
doah today to suppress the mobs that
threatened mine-workers and colliery
property. At quitting time the three
sheriffs and a small posse whom the
sheriff had summoned on the ground
went to the Indian Ridge colliery of the
Reading company to escort the working
men to their homes. The colliery is lo
cated a short distance cast of Shenan
The workmen left for home shortly
after 4 o'clock. They walked tin the
middle of East Center street, and reached
the Lehiirh Valley railroad station.
Here was gathered a large crowd of
Poles, Slavs and Hungarians—men.
women and children—who lined both
sides of the street.
A shot rang out from a saloon. This
was followed by a shower of stones.
Many o? the crowd had picked up sticks
and etoneH and were acting in a threat
euing manner. Seing this, the sheriff,
who had previously cautioned his men
to keep cool and not to use their tire
arms, commanded them to fire. The
order iras obeyeJ with terrible results
The crowd pursued the sheriff aud hit.
posse to the Fergroson boose, where fchej
took refuge. Sheriff Toole shortly after
ward telephoned to Harrisburg and
at<ked that a detachment of troops be
sent here. It was learned that Adjutant
General Stewart was in Philadelphia,
and a telegram whs sent to him there.
KliLlS' U. S. HISTORY.
A Complete Work Giving Full Ac-
count of Hispano-American War.
There is being offered in Oolfflx by Mr.
Cree, well known bookman, "Ellis' His
tory of the United States," in six voi
times in a handsome binding. The terms
are s:> liberal and the work so exceptional
that there is reason to believe that tLit*
haudnonjp work will be occupying a
place in many hornet*. Lt beginn aa far
back as 400 A D., £;nd is brought down
to date, iceludiDg the Hispano American
war. Besides bring accurate aud vHi
written, it abounds with 1.000 ilhistra
tions, a number of them bring two-pa;rF
highly colored pictures of the climateric
incident ir the various wars of the
Dnited States. These pictures are so
rich that they resemble oil paintings and
Hre worth the prio^ of the volume alone.
The marginal reference is another help
ful feature, and the work is indexed in
the cloning volume to a nicety, so that
ttnythiDg can le found in a moment. It
i* not only the history for a student.but
a ready reference work for the busy man
or woman. Mr. free has scores of testi
monials bur a glance at the work is tes
timonial enough in itself.
The Gazette Ihik examined Ellis' His
tory of die Doited States and coueidere
it a complete and excellent history, and
has joined the club in the purchase of a
set of bookp c
Bring your chickens and egers to
AverilTs store, Elherton 8
REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF THE
Second National Bank of Coltax
AtColf&x in the State of Washington, at the close
of business, September sth, 1900
Loans and discounts $.">::g,i>9o 63
Overdrafts secured and unsecured :5,454 41
0 s bonds to secure circulation 15,000 no
Premiums on U S bonds 770 01
Stocks, securities, etc 13,470 78
Banking-house, furniture and fixtures 11,087 83
()ther real estate owned 40,220 19
Diicf'm Nat'l B'nks (not Reserve Ag'ls) 5,163 33
Due from state banks and bankers .. 19.766 59
Due from approved reserve agents 9,777 21
Internal-revenue stamps 154 21
Cheeks and other cash items 4,165 4ti
Notes of other national banks 215 00
Fract'l paper e'reney, nickels, and cts. '-'76 40
Lawful money reserve in bank, viz:
Specie .$36,487 65 3t>,457 i>s
Redemption fund with V. 8. Treasurer
(5 per cent of circulation) 750 00
Total |727,455 79
Capital stock paid in $ 00.000 00
Surplus fnnd 30,000 00
Undivld'd p'tits. less exp and taxes pd 10,5-50 90
National t»ank notes outstanding 15,000 00
1 >ue to other national banks 89.517 16
I >ue to state banks and bankers 7,342 61
Dividends unpaid 220 00
Individual deposits subject to check . 357,027 00
Demand certificates of deposit 86,381 06
Time certificates of deposit 70,8:i5 76
Certified checks 15 00
Cashier's cheeks outstanding 560 :>0
Total $727,455 79
Slate of Washington, county of Whitman—ss.
I.Ohas. E Smber, cashier of the above-named
bank, do solemnly swear that the above state
ment is true to the best of my kuowedge and be-
Uef. CHAB. E. SCRIBER, Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 2oth
day of September. 1900.
[seal] W. J. Davenport. Notary Public.
Correct—Attest: Aaron Kuhn, Alfred Cool
idge, Edward Johnson, Directors.
Sells ihe Best
Pumps and Windmills
in the Palouae Country.
See him hefore buying.
CO JL FAX
Marble and Granite Works
D. MILLGARD & CO. Proprietors.
Monuments, Headstones, Tablets
All Kinds of Cemetery Work.
Call anil see samples. Wall Street
fa,<SttS~ WhS£ Club- f*r b«. »**ed. 41c
« vmhoate, 421; on board
SESWfc oat8 'per cwt ' *-•
ca!h T£ R !;£ camery' Ciwh. PW Ib, 88c; ranch,
cash, KSc. Cheose, per Ib, I2io
V HGETABLKB. - Potatoes, "per cwt., 50c-
PODLTBT-AnckMw, live, per Ib., Se. Tur
keyis live, per Ib., B|c.
EOOB.—Par dozen, cash, 15c.
o /L Uf-:', tlKS-~Granulate<l ««». Per 100 Ib.
BtTTER-Creamery, :^oc; ranch, 20c.
Cheese, per Ib. 20c.
Eggs.—Per dozen, 20c
Mkats.-IW. fresh, per Ib., 8o@15c; pork,
fresh, 10c(./me; mutton, fresL," 12^(,' ir,,.
Bacon breakfast, 15oj salt, 10c: hams, 15o;
■houi-lew. 124 c. Lard, 3 Ib. bucket, 40c 5 Ib.
bucket, (15c; 10 Ib. bucket, §1.25
f Ml^L FEEi>.-Bran, per ton, J9; shorts, per
/?u' i ' (-'D "PPt I'I barley, per ton, 820.
Chicken feed, per cwt., $1.
FLOi;K. —Wholenale, per bbl., $2.80; retail,
per r»0 Ib sack, 80c;
Cured of Chronic Diarrhoea Aft< r
Thirty Years of Suffering.
"I suffered for thirty years with di
arrhoea and thought I was past being
cured," aayn John S. Halloway, of
trench Camp, Miss. "I had spent bo
much time and money and suffered ho
much that I had given up all hopes of
recovery. I was so feeble from the effects
of the diarrhoea that I could do no
kimi of labor, could not even travel, but
by accident I wan permitted to fiud a
bottle of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy, and after taking
several bottles I am entirely cured of
that trouble. lam so pleased with the
result that I am anxious that it be in
reach of all who suffer as [ have." For
sale by all druggists,,
Second-Hand Threshing Outfits.
I have for sale in Colfax: 1 "Pride of
Washington" 32-ioch separator: 1 ,]. [.
Case :J2-iiich "Agitator; 2 cookhouses;
2 tanks and stacker* and feeders Any
part of the said property will be sold
for cash, or part cash and approved
security. Any one wishing to examine
this property, call at sheriff's office, Col
fax. John L. Shakpstkin.
Horses for Sale
We have for sale «t prices to suit
everybody, 50 head of grade Clyde work
horses, ranging from 1200 to 1600
pounds, 4 to 7 years old. Mansfield
Bros., 3% mMes south of Winona*
400 acres of bunchgrass pasture on
Steptoe butte; plenty of water. Inquire
of W. A. Davis, Steptoe P. 0., or Ed.
Davis, Colfa.v o
Very best mixed paint at $1.40 per
gallon, white lead at 8:- per lb, at Hoepp
uer's Drug Store o
Bring your old louuges to W. (i
Bute's to be re-npholstered.
Tall on H. W. <toff for Insurance.
ggP pr ■•: rvesand nicklas ad
Will knop thnm absolntrly inoistnro snd B?
WB3 ••"id proof. Paraffine Wai is nlso uaefr.l in BBf-'
t&ja £ dozen <>th^r wrvys about the honse. Fall I
Rg§ directions in e&co ;>oum! package. X
■ STANDARD OiL CO.
The undersigned will Hell at public sale,
at bis farm, three-quarters of a mile east
of GUY, WASH., ou
Thursday, Oct. 18
The following property, to wit:
8 head of Steers, 1 and 2 years old.
1 span lliiuibletoniau mares, 7 and 8
1 pair Black Horses, nice buggy team.
3 head of Fillips, 2 yenrß old.
3 yearlings, one horse and two mares.
2o head of Shoats and Pigs.
1 Hay Rake and Mower.
1 pair Bob-Sleds.
1 new Top Bupgy.
1 set Single Harness.
1 net Double Harness.
Sale to commence at 10 o'clock a. in.
Terms of Salt—A credit of eleven
months will be civen on all sums over
$10, without interest if paid when due
If not paid when due, interest will be
charged from date until paid at the rate
of 10 per cent per annum. Purchasers
giving note with approved security. No
property removed until terms of sale are
complied with. j w RICE
Jl n THRESHING MACHINE
.I.U. and EXTRAS.
Our Extras, which ar: first class, sell at about
one-half the prices charged by other houses.
Header and Jackson Extras.
150 ft. 8-inch 4 ply Gandy Belt $38.50
Myers' Tank Pump, complete . 15.00
Cylinder Teeth, each Gets
J. C. BILSLAXD,
Next door to Gunshop, Main Street, Colfax
FRED H. BROWN Buys
Cattle and Hogs.
Pays highest market price.
■ Mused from tbe itomach not
bediming it* work Immediately
1 ntil n gets t«. work you fee] di
rn'ssi'tl the food lay* in your stom
ach like » weight
To start digestion — to make tb«
Btomach do ita wort you must assist
it if your stomach i* weak or slow
taken after meals soppHea the gfom
u.-h with necewtary acida and juices
which igest th. ! 1 qnickly in a
proper manner. To get tu.- best
result* use Baldwin's Health Tablet*
1 ho Dyspepuja TaLilots oust oOc uuj
uau b« had at
THE ELK DRUG STORE
$500 REWARD I
We will pay the above reward for any case at
Liver Complaint, Dyspepsia, Sick fleadacha!
Indigestion, Constipation or' Costhe ,s 9 we
cannot cure with Liverita, the L ;»-To Data
Little Liver Pill, when the directions are strict
ly complied with. They are purely Vegetable
andnever fail to give satisfaction; 85c boxes
contain ioo Pills. 10c boxes contain JOPOig £
boxes contuin 15 Pills. Kewareof sabstltutiona
&n'vrn, S:;'f hy malL Stamps take™
For Sale by W.J.Hamilton. Druggist, Colfax, Wash
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r PARK ER'S
Never Fails to Restore Gray
Fil23C«v 41 Hair t° its Youthful Colit.
f^Hef"^^^ ll.' '"'' "an'lrutTand hnirfalhng.
Dfsttolntion of Co-partnership
Notice is hereby given that the co-partnership
composed of Thomas Amos and C. a. Warner
doing a general blacksmithing business ander
the linn name ami style of Thomas Amos & t;<>,
lias been this 'lay dissolved by mutual consent
The business will be continued as at present at
the corner of Wall ami Mill streets by A \V.
Sfechling, who has succeeded to the sai.l busi
ness. All notes and accounts of sai<i Brm are
ilue and payable to Thomas Amos, ami al! par
ties indebted to said firm are requested to call
at the jilaee of business of said A. W. Mechling
formerly occupied by Thomas Amos & <<> , ami
settle the same. All claims against said firm
should be presented to Thos. Amo.s for settle
Dated at Colfax, Washington, September 18th,
<>v retiring from business after a period of 17
years we thank the public for their liberal
patronage, and hope our successor may receive
the same THOMAS AMOS & Co.
Benner vs. Cody.
Department of the Interior, United States
Land office, Walla v alia, Wash., August 29,1900
A sufficient contest affidavit having been tiled
in this office by Frank Benuer,contestant,against
lid. entry Xo. 7472, made June 13, 1899, for sl.,
6W4. Section 11, Township ]o N, Range 40 K.
by JamesCody contestee, in which it is alleged
that contestee has whully abandoned his claim
and changed his residence therefrom for more
than six months next preceding the initiation
Of contest; said parties are hereby notified to
appear, respond and otr'er evidence touching
said allegation at 10 o'clock a. m. ou October
IS, l'.'OO, before W. A. Inman, V. a. commiH-
Moner, at his oilice in Colfax, Wash., aud that a
final hearing will be held at 10 o'clock a. in, on
October 20, 1900, before the register and receiver
at the United States land otlice in Walla Walla,
The said contestant having, In a proper affi
davit, filed August 29. 1900, set forth facts which
show that after due diligence, personal service
of this notice can not be made, it is hereby
ordered and directed that such notice be givon
by due and proper publication.
JOHN M. HILL, Register.
Notice for Publication.
Erwin D. Fldredge.
I.and Office at Walla Walla. Wash., August
20th 1900.—Notice is hereby given that the fol
lowing named settler has filed notice of his
intention to make final proof-in support of his
claim and that said proof will be made before
the county clerk and clerk of the superior court
nf Whitman county, Washington, at Colfax,
Washington, on Saturday, Sept. 29th, 1900, viz:
Erwin 1). Eldredge, who'made homestead appli
cation No. 6275, for the e« of uw^aiiil lots 1
and 2 of section IS, Tp. 15, X. K. 10 E. VV. M.
He names the following witnesses to prove his
continuous resideixe uoon and cultivation ol
said land, viz: J. H. Harapron. of La crosse,
Wash , J. M. Camp, of Pampt,. Wash., W. H.
Forney, of La Orosse, Wash F. H. t.ary, of La
JOHN M. HILL, Register.
In the superior court of the state of Washing
ton, in aud for Whitman county.
George Cottrell, pliiintitt, n. Allie E. Cottrell,
State of Washington, county of Whitman—ss
The state of Washington to the said Allie B.
Cottrell, defendant: \nu are hereby summoned
and required to appear within sixty days from
the date of the first publication of this summons
to-wit, September 28th. A. D. 1900, and answer
the complaint in this action, whkh paid com
plaint is now on tile in the ottice ot the clerk of
the above entitled court, and serve a copj <>f
your answer on the person whose name is sub
scribed to this summons, at the plac- specified
following his said name, and defend the above
c.-titled action in the court aforesaid; and in
case of your failure to to do, judgment will be
rendered against you according to the demand
of the complaint The nature of this action is
for a decree of divorce and the custody of the
minor child named Myrtle Cottrell, aged six
years, and the cause of action is based upon the
incompatibility of temperament, and the
irascible temper and disposition of said defend
ant, Allie E. Cottrell, a more complete state
ment of which is set forth in the complaint filed
herein, with the clerk of trie above entitled
court, and to which you are hereby referred.
M. O. KEEI>,
Attorney for Plaintiit',
P. O. address. Colfax, Washington.
J. W. CAIRNS,
Express and Drayman
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Notlre of First Me«tlag of Creditors
In the l>i«trir» C.rf *,f the f'nited
States, for the District of WnHhingtoo
In tbc mutter f Will.Hin f'.urtou aud
Mary Barton, bin wife, bankrupt.
No. 41f<. In bankruptcy,
To the creditor, ol VFilliam Burton m,d
Mary Barton, hu irifc, f Pullman, in
the county of Whitman, and district
aforesaid, n bankrupt.
Notice in hereby gfren.tkat on the lsth
dayol September, A. l>. 1900, tbeaiid
William Barton and Mary Barton, bis
wife,wen- duly adjudicated baakr.pt an. l
tbattbeflrat meeiing ol tbdr creditors
will beheld at the office -.f the un<Jer
aigned referee, in Colfax, Whitman coun
ty, iv hhkl dintrict on the Int day of <V
tober, A. l». 1900, at tbraeo'clock in the
afternoon, of *uid day, nt which time
the Ha.d creditors may attend, prove
tieir claim*, appoint ■ tniHtee, examine
the bankrupt, and transactsacfa other
bumness an may properly come before
Hated September IBtb, 1900
H. W. CANPIELD,
Referee in Bankruptcy.
Notice Of Firm Meeting of Creditor*
In the dwtriet -ourr f the United
States, for the district f Wilmington
In the matter of P. 8 Paige, ba.kr.pt.
NO. ll!». hi bankruptcy
To tbe creditor* ol P. 8. Paige of ,H r
Uuy. io the eoonty ol \\ hitman, ami .Ji*.
tnct aforesaid ■ baokropt: Notice m
herein given, that <.n (be 20th day <»f
September, A D. 1900, the naid V. s
I Bige wan .Inly adjadicat«d itHnkmnt
and that th«. firnt meeting f l.in
creditor* trill be h. Id at the olf.ee of
tlic ODdemgoed referee, in Colfax
Whitman coonty, in unid diHtri«-t on
the 2nd day ol October, A. I). 1900, at 11
o clock in the Inreooon, ol Kni.i day, at
which time the ■aidcreditor*may attend,
prove their claim-, appoint a lin.tm,
pxamme the bankrapt,and tr«nr»act mich
other bamneM hh may properly come
before nnid meeting.
Dated, September L'urh. 1900
H. W. t'ANFIELD,
Referee in Bankruptcy.
In the Superior Court of Urn state of Wash
Ington, in ami for Whitman Uouutj
deteSdam ICePett3r' 1'lai1"1"' •» *0«W » >etty,
state of \vashi, lw t,, n . r((nn , v of whitman, M:
iv'!y.^;;.u asl'iiiKtoi'toiht'hHiii(; -^
Sou arc hereby summoned hu<l required to
appear ,„ th e Buperior court oftbeaUtoof
\\ aahington. in and for Whitman county, within
M.uy .lay* alter the date of the first pubiteaUon
of this summons, to-uit: within sixty days
after toe Slat day ol August, 1900, and defend
the aboveentttkd action In the above entitled
oouM.u.inswaiii,. complain! of the plain
tiii in said action, and Hsrveacopy of yonraald
answer on Trimble & Pattlaon.tne nnderrigned
attorney! for pUiiitiir, at their office in Colfax'
in Uie county ot Whitman, Hate of Washington^
and it you fall to appear and defend nai.l action
and answer the complaint of the plaintiff afore
«aid, within the time aforesaid, Judgment will
!'• ifii.,rr,,l against you. according to the de
mand of said complaint, which has been Bled
with the clerk of Mid court The object of the
above entitled action is that plaintiff 1 i>r<M-nre a
divorce from defendant upon the grounds of
abandonment of plaintiff by defendant, and
the neglect and refusal ol defendant to make
■ultable-provision for plaintiff and lim family
and that plaintiff be awarded the custody cafe
and control of the two minor children of plain
tiff and defendant, and that plaintiff recover
irom defendant her costs and disbursements in
Dated,colfax, Wash., Aug. 29 1900
t , „. Plaintiff's Attorneys.
Postoffiee address, Colfaz, Whitman County
First publißation Ana;. 31, l.mo.
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