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News of Our Neighbors Related
by Gazette Writers.
The tenth grade gave an entertainment
last week that was enjoyed by a large
audience. It consisted of readings, mu
sic and a farce, entitled, " Cupid On
Wheels," which was well rendered by the
six members of the class.
The picnic Thursday for Miss Hub
bard's and Miss Smith's rooms was all
that the young people could wish for in
the way of ice cream and other good
things to eat, racing, throwing, wading
in the stream and other forms of sport.
The picnic Saturday by Miss Wegner's
room was enjoyed by all, though the day
H. P. Hays now breaks record time in
a fine new automobile.
R. V. Hutchison spent several days in
Moscow last week, attending the Sunday
school convention there.
The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Reed had a bad fall down tbe
cellar way, striking the back of her head
on a nail, cauning a serious wound.
The eighth grade commencement exer
cWh were held in the gymnasium Fri
day evening and were well attended. An
interesting program was rendered.
Baccalaureate services were held in the
M. E church Sunday evening. Rev. W.
H. Rogers delivered an appropriate ad
dress. The house was tastefully decora
ted in school colors and with flowers.
The High school, with the faculty,
marched in a body to the church, occu
pyiug seats reserved for them. Tbe mv
sic was especially fine, particularly two
anthems by the choir and a quartet by
Mr. Bennet, Miss Wilson, Miss Hutchison
and Verne Hutcbinson.
Mrs. H. P. Hays, who underwent an
operation at Dr. Henry's hospital on
Tuesday, is reported as doing nicely.
Ed Roas, who has been working for H.
J. Miller, was brought to the hospita'
Wednesday morning with a broken leg,
caused by a mule striking him while be
was helping it up.
W. C. McCoy of Oakesdale was trans
acting business here Tuesday.
H. A. Luesing was here from Palouse
Sunday. He has a large shoe store
Mr*. William Laird is at home after
having been absent at Moscow last week
at the Sunday school convention.
Rev. T. V. Scblosser and family left
last Friday for Cashmere, where he has
accepted the pastorate of the Baptist
church. They have bought property
there and expect to remain permanently.
Norman Cairns of Colfax transacted
business for the Singer company here
R. C. Wilson and J. R. Harding were
at Spokane last Saturday on business
connected with the city water system.
A. L. Webster attended the Inland
Empire Sunday school convention at
Moscow la*t week.
The Garfleld public schools close the
year's work this week. The domestic
science and the manual training depart
ments gave a splendid exhibit at the
High ecbool building last Friday. A re
ception for the public was held from 2 to
5 o'clock and the building was crowded.
Sunday evening the baccalaureate ad
dress to the graduating class was de
livered at the opera house by Rev. J.
Herbert Bainton of Colfax.
Tuesday evening the senior class play
was given—"Charley's Aunt" was the
play selected —and the young people act
ed their part* well. Thursday evening
the High school class of '10 held their
graduating exercises at the opera bouse.
Rev. Hindley of Spokane gave the ad
dress to the class.
One of the largest attended funerals
ever held here was that of Mrs. J. C.
Cathcart on Wednesday, who died at her
home Monday night from a stroke of
apoplexy Sunday evening. Hannah J.
Brown was born in Leads county, Onta
rio, Canada, on the 20th day of Decem
ber, 1837. At the age of ten years ehe
moved with her parents to Nehema coun
ty, Nebraska. November 4, 1874, she
was married to James Calvin Cathcart
and moved to York county, Nebraska,
where she lived until 1904, when the
famiiy i .veil to Elberton. She was a
member of the Methodist Episcopal
charcfa, and the funeral services were
condreted at the home by Rev. R. W.
Mason, the local pastor. She is survived
; husband, three eons and one
riv—Arthur of Harrison, Idaho,
Euijie: uf (ienesee, Idaho, Glenn of El
berton, and Mrs. W. N. Divine of
Elberton. The esteem in which deceased
was held v hs evidenced by the beautiful
flora! ributes and large gathering of
friends < pay their last tribute to one
t. ht.t li was a shining example of the
H C. Bit* ie attending the W. 0. W.
di**rk cc • eotion at North Takima.
Manner Mptz is busy having the pic
aic ground>. ready for the picnic on June
X, IG aud 17. Concessions are being
sk^n r#-piulv and programs arranged.
*' crack Wiaona ball team 10
v. li. _j8 >in from the Elberton boys
Sunday. The More stood 9to 9 at tbe
end of the ninth inning. In the 10th tbe
Winona team lotted io frur runs, win
ning the gamp.
ALL AROUND THE COUNTY.
A pbeepebearing crew came to Hooper
list Friday and started in next day to
shear tbe shfep of McGregor Bros. A
bind of 2000 sheep passed through
Hooper the name day belonging to H,
Troube bound to his shearing camp on
Rock creek. Jamee Campbell of Pampa
has finished shearing.
Invitations are being pent out by tbe
Pullman Commercial Club to farmers
and stockmen asking them to exhibit
j stock at the horse show May 27. Pull
man merchants are contributing liberal
A merchants' protective association is
to be formed in Tekoa. All business
i men have signed and a meeting a will be
L. L Peck, a wealthy Winona farmer,
recently sold 13,000 bushels of wheat for
an average of about 70 cents a bushel.
During the winter he could have sold it
for $1.10 a bushel.
Cherries are ripening on Snake river
and the product is being rushed to mar
ket. The yield of fruit of all kinds is
The commencement exercises of the
Palouse High school began Sunday even
ing with the baccalaureate sermon by
Rev. Frank E. Beatty in the First
Methodist church. Rev. Beatty took for
his subject "The Aim and Value of Life."
E. E. Paddock, a merchant, ha? begun
work on a stone building at Settles, six
miles north of Farmington.
Northern Pacific workmen have begun
the erection of a concrete bridge on their
line just north of Uarfield.
The Steptoe ball team played Garfield
on the latter's grounds Sunday. The
score was 10 to 2 in favor of Garfield.
The manual training exhibit at tbe
Gartield High school Saturday attracted
a large crowd of patrons. Many useful
articles from the shops and a lot of
fancy eewicg marked the development of
mechanical skill in the pupils.
It has become apparent that the crop
of sweet cherries in and around Garfield
will be light, as many of the trees did
not bloom. All other varieties of fruits
promise a heavy crop.
Mrs. J. C Cathcart of Elberton was
stricken with paralysis Sunday evening.
The Colton baseball team went to
Johnson Sunday and played the team at
that place, winning 5 to 3.
T. H. Howard left Oakeedale Saturday
for Washington, D. C , where he goes ac
a delegate to the World* Sunday School
Convention. He represents Eastern
The pipes for the system of water
works to be installed at Oakesdale this
summer have been ordered and are ex
pected to arrive soon. The council has
employed an engineer to oversee the
work. InHtead of letting the jub by con
tract day labor will be employed.
The best game of ball at Eiberton that
was played for yearn took place Sunday
afternoon with Winonn, with a score of
9 to 10 in favor of Winona.
Ine public school of Albion will close
todtty with a picnic in Rice's grove. The
following teachers have been secured for
next year: J. G. McCune, principal; Mr.
and Mrs. Lathrop, grammar and inter
mediate grades. The primary teacher
has not been secured.
The school board of Cnlton has en
caged these teachers: Professor H. L
Hurnham, Mies Vallen and Mi-s Ginther.
COMET AND MOON'S ECLIPSE
Monday, May 23, People Should Be
Out to See Comet.
Anent Halley's comet, Professor T. J.
J. See, government astronomer at Mare
Island, California, has issued this state
ment, in part, in regard to the comet:
"The head of the comet probably will
be the brightest on May 20, (today) but
the strong moonlight will cut down the
light of the tail; and this difficulty will
exist each evening till May 23, when a
total eclipse of the moon will occur, and
enable us to see both the head and the
tail of the compt in a dark sky for an in
Extra Heavy 12-in. Screw Strap Binge
Everything for Building at 15 To
to 40 less than usual prices
Strongest 3-tn. Barrel Eolt on the market
6c (with screws)
Don't buy elsewhere before getting our
low wholesale prices on every item used in
the construction of a house. Ser.d us a list
of your wants ar,d we will quote prices pre
paid to your station.
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terval of 51 minutes. It is during the
eclipse that we may expect to get the
best views of the comet, and every one
should be on the wHtch for both the
eclipse and the comet.
The Moon's Eclipse.
"The important elements of this total
eclipse of the moon are as follows:
"Beginning the totality May 23, 9h
9m Pacific standard time. Middle of
eclipse, May 23, 9b 34.3 m, standard
time. Total eclipse ends May 23, 9h
56 6m, standard time.
"Thus from a little after 9 to 10
o'clock the moon will be in total eclipse
and the comet will show both head and
tail and full tail above the horizon. On
May 23 the pun s«>tH nt about 7h 29m in
The Bensel Fuel Co.
('Successor to Johnson & Johnson)
All Kinds of
WOOD 15 COAL
Chas. F. Bensel, Prop., Phone Main 401
M. J. MALOXEY, Proprietor
Headquarters for the Citizens of Whitman
County and the Traveling Public.
connected carries a fine line of imported and
domestic Wines, Liquors
Our pricee may not an d Cigars. When you get When you want to
, . . . . . i tt i/i 1* find your friends.fro to
be the lowest, but we it at the Hotel Uolfax you the f£ otel Oolfax/the
guarantee every ar- g e fc the best produced in recognized headquar
ticle first class. the mar ketß of the world. ; *»" for everybody.
Two names that have become household words in homes
where bread and pastry of the first quality ia the rule. The
words denote the brands of flour manufactured from Blue
Stem Wheat by the WillOUil Milling Co., and the ver
dict of users is that no better flour is made anywhere by any
body. Specify either of these brands when you order and you
will be pleased with the results obtained from their use.
X OH Blank Books, Legal Blanks, Booklets, F01d
,.r,., -p. ers, Wedding Invitarions, Visiting Cards,
\V 1 I lIP Billheads, Letterheads, Enveloped, Sale Bills
' ' 111 XJ\J anc j & \\ kinds of printii\g that's up-to-date.
T-Mnocin/1 c mater'a' *a here; you get the results.
phone Main 141 Bramwell Brothers
Colfax, Wash. Commercial Job Printers
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tbe latitude of San Francisco, and as V c
comet follows the eun by 3 hours and 4 6
minutes the head will not set on this
date till about 11 o'clock in the evening
"Accordingly, from half past 8 till half
past 10 o'clock, when the m"on will be
nearly covered by the earth's shadow in
space, on the evening of Monday, May
23, every one should watch for the eclipse
and the comet, as both will be visible at
a very seasonable hour of the night. It
may be a long time before we again see
the two such wonderful sights."
This is the most important announce
tnent we have seen given out in regard
to the comet. Next Monday, the 23d.
people should heed the directions given
above and be on the lookout for this
wanderer in the heavens
Fort George Farm Lands
In Central British Columbia
The richest and mildest province of Canada. This rich
and level park-like land that we are offering very cheap, will
raise large crops of grain, hay and vegetables that cannot be
excelled in any part of the United States. The coming great
est stock and dairy country in America.
DO YOU REALIZE
that we will sell you very cheap on long yearly payments, a
splendid level farm within 5 miles of Fort George? This com
ing metropolis of central B. C. will be the junction of several
lines of railroads and 1000 miles of navigable rivers. This is
the one best investment in British Columbia. Call and meet
our local representative who has just returned from British
NORTH COAST LAND CO., Ltd.
Vancouver, B. C.
Capital paid in $625,000.00
CHAS. A. HUNT, Selling Agent
G. W. LARUE & CO., Colfax, Wash.
First Savings and Trust
of Whitman County *^S
The only regularly organized Savings Bank in the county.
Transacts a general banking business.
Do YOU Borrow? This bank never refused a loan where
the security was good and the terms proper.
Do You Lend? We will pay you 4 per cent interest or will
tell you of quod chances at a better rate.
DO YOU Save? We pay FOUR p^r cent interest, com
pounded semi-annually, on savings accounts.
liave You Safr? If not, you should have one of our
safety deposit boxes, where you can keep all your valuable
papers, etc. They win be safe from fire, loss or theft, and
are rented for §J 00 per year.
"Strong in Assets, Arcoinmodatiiig in Service" is
the platform upon which we. invite your check account and
a share of your buisne^s, whether small or large.
First Mortgages on Pahmse Farms negotiated, bought
and sold at reasouable rates of interest.
Something New Under the Sun, Which
Is Rivaled in Light
The Electra Mantle Lamp
Converts Coal Oil into gas lH^ 'Sill Bfl I BUB flln
which it burns, giving i ®j H j j|J}f JJjj -!
350 CANDLE POWER fi^^^^^^^j
light multiplied many times jWmwyriri ;«=^ |$T^-' "^=
with less consumption of oil, l li"^^^^^^^^^^^^^H_ i
because all ingredients of T^^^fP^jt ~ V^T^^—p^-^
the oil are utilized, and it is JSt^^s^sg-r^^j^^rj
positively odor and smoke- ■l^^,i^»!^^^^« |/
less. Call and witness dem- j | J
onstration. Sole agent for ™!L^ 01^—.J^*N
Sole ag^nt for this unequaled
O. V. BRYSOS"^
The Housefurnisher , 31 8 Main St., Coifax
INLAND MILLING & FEED GO.
DISTRIBUTORS - - - COLFAX, WASH.
FARM AND GARDEN TOOLS
//, -r^—-"^f^S are waitin§ *or those who are in need
fill V/V *^^ Wt *%l °f them in my 6uPerior st°ck of hard
ilu V/ yC^vv*^ wt % ware< J have everything that the
v I'j \jf. ff\ •."•-i. >^\ / farmer and gardener uses in this line,
\ Z.-JyN-/' /f Ij "\ of the best manufacture. I will sup-
Ji i/(~^?v\\^^S 3SA ply you at prices that will give yoo
(i "—aK the beßt for your moneyto be f°und
fe^r^L E. R. Barroll
Successor to Barroll i Mohney.
\&3mm&i^^^i^^QZmm^ Colfax, Washington