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News of Our Neighbors Related
by Gazette Writers.
Conrad Schierman and l^eta Bafui
were married in the German Lutheran
church Wednesday, April 27.
Jame* Jones returned Wednesday from
Tacoma, where he has been attending
The small boy of the town Beeins to
be in hard luck lately. One has been
going on crutches with a broken foot,
one fell last Sunday at the ball grounds
and broke hie arm, and another rao a
nail clear through his foot.
The M. E. Ladies' Aid held an experi
ence social Saturday night at the home
of Mrs. Hubbard, which was well at
tended and a pleasant evening was spent
There was a short program, games and
croquet on the lawn, which was lighted
by Japanese lanterns, and supper wan
served in the dining room. A neat sum
was realized from the "experiences,"
when each member handed in a dollar,
at the same time giving her experience
in earning it.
Mrs. Jennie Wilson, who has been in
Cheney for the past six weeks caring for
her won Clarence, who has hud rheumatic
fever, returned Saturday, bringing her
eon with her. He is much improved.
Mrs. Sherman, who has had v long
illnesa, in now so far recovered that she
can sit up for a part of the day.
Abe Ebersole has one of his well drill
ing outfits at work at Rosalia, where he
is drilling a well for the town.
L. N. Boyd, the veteran rural mail
carrier of Colfax, spent a few hours here
between trains last Saturday.
Thomas Barnes was a Colfas visitor
Tuesday of this week.
Charley Hinchliff was here from Elber
ton for a short time Monday.
C. H. Hood of the Trading Company
is at home again after a ten days'
The town clerk has received notice
that a shipment has been made of four
cars of castiron pipe for the water
The pioneer merchant, It. C. Bellus,
leaves next week for an extended trip to
th>' cities of the central and eastern
states. Mrs. Bellus will possibly accom
pany him as far as St. Paul.
Clint Severs has returned from Mon
tana and likes Wilcox all the better since
The baseball team scored another
victory Sunday, winning from the Nelson
team in Colfax by a score of 1G to 7.
John Heidenger got the first home run
of the Benson. The batteries were: Nel
son team, Shields, Nelson and Bell ; Wil
cox, Jones, Nolan, Heidenger and Carroll.
Vernon Smith, Earl Mansfield and
Alonzo Newton are getting things ready
for the dance they will give on Friday,
May 13. Ed Pyburn has been secured
as floor manager. The music will con
bist of n violin, cornet and organ. An
oyster dinner will be served.
Several of the young people went fish
ing on the Snake Sunday. They report
a good time.
School will be out the thirteenth.
The new depot at Mockonetna is nearly
Mr. Walker and family left Monday
for Endicott to attend the faneral of
Mrs. Walker's father, Mr Stott.
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Scott were visiting
Mrs Davis Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Vannice are visit
ing their son this week.
Mr. and Mr*. J. 0 (rosney are vieitiog
Mrs. Alex McXeilly this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Schierman were visiting
in Dusty Sunday.
Our roll of honor for April : Rosa
Judeon, Rena BeasJey, Tennie Beaeley,
Eva Torrance, Leo Hunt, Liura Davis,
Gladys Davis and Merwin Vannice.
Report of Bethel school, district No.
39, for month ended April 22 : Pupile
neither absent nor tardy: Elvin West,
Virgil West, Louie Martin, Edward
Martin, Louie Mettler, Willis Mettler,
Albert Mettler, Freddie Mettler, Louie
Mader, Ralph Mader, Lillie Mader, Wil
bur Parker, Ada Meßueary, Clark Arra
ptnith. There were no tardy marks at
all thw month, but four out of the 18
enrolled wtre obliged to be absent. Ethe'
ALL AhOUND THE COUNTY.
The Alpowa Orchard Co., which last
spring purchased the LaFollette orchard
at W*.wawai for |95,000, last week
j-nrchased the Meluin Lakin farm on the
Snake -iv ,100 acres, on the Garfield
co"ntj Bide of the river, for $17,000.
An uuusually large acreage of spring
wheat hfit been seeded in and around
rit John. he soil ie in fine condition
ant ;.ro«p<**B for a good crap of all
kinds of are uaueually bright.
Little fall *heat is planted.
At a cat \g of the Palouae local of
tl c Parmert union, held Saturday after
ro'i. (t *: sueeided to place orders at
.nee for two earioadf of gntin packs,
he bid of Demi* brothers of Seattle be
There i* not a vacant store or house
in Tekoa, many homcHtfaderH camping
out. Score* ure waiting to go to thtir
Arrangements are being made for the
Upper Columbia conference of the Seventh
Day Adventists to bold their annual
.tampmeeting at Palouse. The camp
meting will be held some time in June
nod the attendance is expected to reach
1000. The Upper Columbia conference
comprises the territory of Washington
east (jf the Cascades and of Northern
Pullman's horse show will be held on
Friday, May 27.
Charles F. Stuart, postmaster at
Maiden, has sent his resignation to the
department and as soon as relieved will
move to Pine City and open a drug
SUNDAY IS MOTHERS' DAY.
Will Be Observed In Most Churches
--White Flower the Emblem.
By proclamation of Governor Hay
next Sunday ba« been Bet apart and will
be observed an "Mothers' Day." Special
services are requested to be held in the
churches, and all persons are urged to
wear a white fl jwer. The custom will,
undoubtedly, be genially observed. In
Colfax all who can are requested to cc
cure a white carnation, at all events a
white flower of some kind. In most, if
not all, of the churches appropriate
services will be held.
Mothers' Day should be the most
siered day of the year. What soul
possesses the love and devotion of a
mother! It is a fire that burns forever,
misfortune in any form only adding to
the spark of love. Looking back to
childhood's happy days is looking back
on a green oasis in the life of every man
and woman, no matter how far the dis
tance or dimmed by age the vision may
be. A writer, whose name is forgotten
and whose exact words cannot be re
called at this time, showed the steadfast
devotion of a mother's love by eaying
that no darkness was so dense that she
could not see the form divine of the one
she bore; there was no prison wall so
thick that she would not find her way to
comfort the wayward one confined
therein; there was no gallows so high
that she would not climb up and minis
ter to the soul as it took its departure
to realms far away. Let us observe
Mothers' Day, old and young, rich and
poor, all classes and conditions. It is a
day sacred to all humanity, belonging to
all alike. If may bring back tender
memories, but they will be memories of
love, of unselfish devotion that only
ended at the grave.
A Happy Father
is soon turned to a sad one if he has to
walk the floor every night with a crying
baby. McGee's Baby Elixir will make
the child well —soothe its nerves, induce
healthy, normal slumber. Best for dis
ordered bowels aud sour stomach—all
teething babies need it. Pleasant to
take, sure, and safe, contains no harm
ful drugs. Price 25 and 50 cents per
bottle. Sold by V T McCronkev.
A Regular Tom Boy
was Susi—climbing trees and fences,
jumping ditches, whittliug, always get
ting scratches, cuts, sprains, bruises,
bumps, burns or scalds. But lawn! Her
mother just applied Bucklen's Arnica
Salve and cured her quick Heal« every
thing healablp—Boils, Ulcers, p^czema,
Old Sores, Corns or Piles. Try it. 25c
at all druggists.
Seven beautiful new sepia tone Colfax
post cards are the latest arrivals. Two
new views of the picturesque North Pa
louse river, one of Martha Washington, a
street view of the Fraternity block, one
of Steptoe Butte, the Main street school,
and St. Patrick's Catholic church. 2 for
sc, 25c dozen, postpaid to any address.
The Elk Druir Store, Colfax, Wash.
Grandfather knows good whiskey and
since he was a boy Harper has been his
choice. It's good enough for me, and for
you, too. In short, it is the best. Buy
Harper from J. C. Monaban.
Call up Main 11 for prompt transfer
"IAin"CURES SORE EYES
Ittllf AND GRANULATED LIDS
Breathe Hyomei for Two Minutes
and Stuffed Up Head Wilt Vanish
If you want to get relief from catarrh
cold in the head or from an irritating
cough in the shortest time breathe Hy
omei (pronounce it High-o me)
It will clean out your head in two
minutes and allow you to breathe freely
awake or asleep.
Hyomef will cure a cold in one day it
will relieve you oi disgusting sniifii'-s
hawking, epitting and effusive breath
in a week.
Hyomei ia made chiefly from eucalvp
| tol, a soothing, healing, germ kiiline
antiseptic, that comes from the eucalvn
tvs forests of inland Australia where
catarrh, asthma and consumption were
never known to exist.
Hyomei is pleasant and easy to
breathe. Just pour a few drops into the
hard rubber inhaler, use as directed and
j cure is almost certain.
J A complete Hyomei outfit, including
i inhaler and one bottle of Hyomei coete
1 °f IZ ''I,- 00 at druggists everywhere and
at \. 1. McCroskey's. If you already
own an inhaler you can get an extra
bottle of Hyomei at druggists for only
It relieves stomach misery, sour stom
ach, belching, and cures all stomach dis
ease or money back. Larpre box of tab
let* 50 cunto. Druggists in. all towoa.
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, MAY 6, 1910
|lF Ifte Standard
I CREAM ■
I Made from Grapes ggplg|li
Makes the food of |^^^^3
i superior healthfulness i&^^^S
and finest quality %■ ''ff^Mm
ANIMALS AND AIRSHIPS.
Birds and Beast Flee In Terror From
European sportsmen are beginning
■o fear tkat game will be made scarce
oy the multiplication of aeroplanes.
balloons and other aerial vessels, says
:he Scientilic American. It is well
known that where many kites are ha
jituall3- flown they have the effect of
lrlving the game to other districts.
The effect of a kite, however, is very
small in comparison with that of an
aeroplane or a dirigible balloon.
A German landowner strolling over
liis estate saw two black storks which
had been standing with a number of
iucks on the bank of a pond suddenly
take to flight without apparent reason.
The next instant the ducks, quacking
loudly, took wing and were soon out
r)f sight. Looking around for the cause
r>f the birds' affright, the proprietor
saw a dirigible balloon, which the
birds had probably perceived before it
Divided into FOURTEEN TRACTS, will be sold at Public Auction on
Friday, May 13,1910
We will sell at Public Auction, on the premises, the JOHN DeYOUNG ranch,
situated one mile northwest of Thornton, to the highest and best bidder. This
farm is one of the finest places in Whitman County. The land lays fine, is all
in cultivation, and there are twenty-one springs on the tract. We have divided
and surveyed this land into tracts as follows: ———_
Tract No. 1 contains 60 acres Tract No. 7 contains 47 acres
Tract No. 2 contains 103 acres Tract No. 8 contains 55 acres
Tract No. 3 contains 138 acres Tract No. 9 contains 29 acres
Tract No. 4 contains 320 acres Tract No. 10 contains 14 acres
Tract No. 5 contains 36 acres Tracts No. 11,12,13 and 14
Tract No. 6 contains 132 acres contain 10 acres each
Tracts No. 5, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 are laid out along Thorn Creek, and the land is practically level.
Tract No. 4 contains 320 acres, is all in crop, has about 80 acres of level land. The buildings, consisting of a fine 7
room house and two good barns, are situated on this tract. This tract also has several good springs and about three
acres of bearing orchard.
Call at the office of G. W. LARUE & CO., INC., look over the maps of this land, get full particulars regarding the sale.
TerillS Of tlie Sale are Twenty-five per cent Cash, balance in one, two, three, four and five years at Seven
per cent interest. Abstracts showing perfect title will be given with each tract. Each tract will positively be sold to the
highest bidder. Autos and hacks will meet all trains. Sale commences promptly at 10:30 a. m. Remember the date
FRIDAY, MAY 13, 1910, on the premises, at Thornton, Whitman county. Washington. Free lunchwill be served.
G. W. LARUE <& CO., Agents
Colfox and Spokane, Washington
JOHN DeYOUNG, Owner L. STROBEL, Auctioneer
became visible to him. lie learned
afterward that doer browsing in the
fields had been frightened by the sight
of the airship or by the noise made by
its propellers and had fled to the for
All animals are terrified by airships.
Partridges, quail and other game birds
rrouch and hide, while domestic fowls
utter loud warning notes the instant
they perceive the monstrous bird of
prey. The Swedish aeronaut Yon Hoff
ien while sailing at a moderate eleva
:ion observed that elks, foxes, hares
■md other wild animals fled at his ap
proach and that the dogs ran howling
into the houses. While the Zeppelin
111. was going from Dusseldorf to Es
sen the aeronauts on board noted
that horses and cattle galloped fran
tically over the fields on catching sight
of the airship.
Gazette advertisers invite the patron
age Of GaZ°**" -onHora
Cinrfitte fllntiniMir Kateu ««vo yon mnnrv
Wheat Laud for Hale
Cheap by Owner
l\f\y SECTION 7, township 12, range 38. Two miles
south across Snake river from Whitman county. 537
acres now farmed. 600 acres can be farmed. Over 400 aero
of grain in and looks well. Buyer gets one-fourth of crop de
livered in warehouse at Starbuck. Two miles haul. Land
lays well for farming. 686.44 acres at $1 5 per acre, $10,296.60.
Terms:—One-third down, balance to suit at 8 per cent.
H. W. H-Off Colfax, Wash.
"12 MILES fr° m SPOKANE"
IS THE TITLE OF THE NEW BOOKLET SHOWING THE
ADVANTAGES PECULIAR TO
AS A SITE FOR SUMMER HOMES. GET IT I
DROP US A POSTAL GIVING YOUR ADDRESS
WE WANT b t e hs e t PEOPLE
OF THE A T
INLAND EMPIRE p\ |
AND THEY ARE COMING, TOO.
BETTER HURRY, IF YOU WISH TO BE IN THE SWIM ! I
HAM, YEARSLEY d, RYRIE
1, HUTTON BLK., SPOKANE
Are you going to build or make any repairs about the place
this spring? No matter whether you want a few odds and
ends to fix up with or a complete house or barn it will pay
you to see us before buying elsewhere.
Standard Lumber Co.
D. H. FIDDES, Agent t'olfax, Wash.