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News of Our Neighbors Related
by Gazette Writers.
Mhx otrios i« iv Scuttle thin week at
tending tbe I riiv»-rnity track events.
Prohnnor Frank Beckman left last
Friday for his home in Wisconsin. lie
will havf ch'irgp of the mHrmnl training
iv tbe High school here uext year.
Superintendent J. 8. (ioldthwaite is
busy taking tbe school census in the
absence of S. A. Hearing.
('barles Noriin of Lewiston has been
engaged to superintend the work on the
wHter eyetem. Work commences this
H.S. IfeCtare wns transacting business
at the county seat Wednesday of this
Leonard Hartclroad left recently for
St. I'aul and points in Michigan where
be will upend hin vacation. He expects
tD return to hi* place with the Inland in
n eonple r>! weeks.
A. I, Ebernole has a contract to drill
wells at various points on the Milwaukee
road. At present he is at work at Sea
John Farquhar, of the Idaho' Was
hington Electric Light A Power Co., was
a badness visitor here the first of the
Mr. and Mr*. John (iiliiam returned
the latter part of last week from Moscow,
where they were called by the death of
Frank Wilson's little sou.
Commencement exercises of the public
schools were completed the latter part of
last week. The students presented the
play, "All a Mistake," at the Audito
rium Thursday evening to a crowded
house, nn<i the regular commencement
exercises were held at the same place
Friday evening. Professor Beach of
Pullman delivered the address of the
evening, while l»eputy Superintendent
W. M. Mackey, who was formerly princi
pal here, presented the diplomas. There
was hut one graduate in this year's
class—Miss Hflzl Smith.
The Misses Ella Weguer and Mamie
Smith, two of the teachers in the school
here, left for Spokane the latter parf of
the week to spend their vacation there.
Mr. an 1 lira. Alvin Peer of Spokane
spent hi^t week vieitinjj; friends here
They lived hen- for ■ number ol years.
Mrs B. A. .\iarsh ot Portland spent
commencemPD* (reed bent «h rh» j gaeat ol
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lutely free, entitling the holder to a chance to win one of the articles ex- j^^^^S. _^___„__
. ciliJjLUsfL— —--^S hibiti k(l in our south show window. Wo do not ask you to buy. Simply v&i^^^jb^^^^^^^^bj^^.
come in and see our new store and get acquainted. Every customer mak- (f^^^^f^^^^^^^^^^
1,, u,^ ing a purchase we will give another ticket for every dollar spent. 81.00, mi^S^^i^^^^^^^^
! M Tf" -—-*-*m one lc^et. S 10.00, ten tickets, etc. Here is a list of the articles on ex- '^. ' tT'g'>^ ¥^iff®^
jj^flX^ hibition in our show window:
1. Iron Bed, latest wood finish (or vernis mar- June 4, at 3:30 p. m., when the drawing takes
tin), with iron spring and a strictly high grade silk ff^^^A^C^ place so the lucky one can take his choice home,
floss mattress l|l mYV J \ *? -k^ «• *' , -v - «m .. .
2. a genuine Leather couch. I^OTI^ ITo Tickets Given to Children
3. A genuine Leather Turkish Rocker. A |fS?SBak.
4. Hand painted Rookwood ladies'writing desk W»l I :F*S® On account of remodeling our store we have
5. Genuine Mahogany music cabinet, l^^^-^^k^W Practlcallybeen out of business the last six months.
(>. Fine 9x12 Axminster rug il:^^al We have taken this plan of announcing to our
Remember you do not have to spend a dollar in H^S|^^l%i friends and customers that we're ready for busi
order to have a chance to win. Tickets will be 'M^^^&^^^ y ness again, carrying a complete line of Furniture,
given away each day commencing Saturday, May S^^^^^ Ugi' llanges and Seneral House Furnishing
28, and will continue until the next Saturday, (jrOods-
Our new store will be run on a strictly cash basis, thereby eliminating all possibility of
loss through bad accounts, which will enable us to sell at a much lower margin of profit.
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Miss Bertha Butchiaou. As Mies Nina
Carey, Mr*. Marefa wne one of the teach
Mm. ('nrl Schulerud of Tekoa who, as
Minn Gertrude Pbilipe, whs also one of
rh»> tenebera bere fi>r Beveral years, spent
most of the week vihiting with her many
Invitations are out for the weddiug on
May 25th of Mihs Hazel Sibley Smith,
eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. C.
rfuiith, aud My run Adelbert Sherman,
Jr., at the home of the bride's parents.
Dr. H. E. Ituwuo is removing his den
tal practice to iSpokane, moving, with
his family, this week.
Mr. and Mrs. EL G. Prater of St. John
visited with relatives Monday.
Dr. and Mrs I). W. Henry made a fly
ing visit to St. John in their automobile
this week. Carl Person, Mrs. Henry's
brother, returned with them.
Irene Mullins went to Tekoa Monday
for a week's visit with relatives.
Mies Gladys Sanders eotertaiaed sev
eral of her friends Wednesday afternoon,
the occasion being her birthday anni
versary. A very enjoyable time was had.
Refreshments were served and all greatly
Mr. Altergolt is suffering from an in
Colby Harper ran a nail in his foot and
as a result is not doing any work. He
has hired Charles Euton to work for him
The Pape boys, Ed Whitten and Jake
Heedioger spent Saturday and Sunday
fishing in Snuke river.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Morgan have been
visiting at Rock Lake.
Merritt Carroll is hauling lumber for
his new house.
Mr. Wallace was slightly injured in a
A fine time was had at the grange
social. An ice cream dinner helped
Vernon Smith is taking care of the
ranch while his father and mother are
visiting in Idaho.
Roy Morgan has his automobile in
running order again.
ALL AROUND THE COUNTY.
An ordinance has been introduced in
the council of Palouse tabooing giant
firecrackers and forbidding the use of
large firecrackers inside the city limits.
Major Anderson Post No. 29, G. A. R ,
' has commenced preparations for obser
; vation of Memorial day at Palouse.
Mayor Lamphere has issued a proclama
! tion asking that the day be observed.
Charles Kelly, fruit and potato buyer
] in and around (Jartield, says there will
' he three time* as larire a fruit crop thin
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, MAY 27, 1910.
Mason hs there whs last. He has or
dered 20,000 apple boxt'H. The Burr.ll
orchard of 70 hcivs v.ill ha Ye Dot Uhh
than 15,000 boxes of choice upples.
The following teachers at Farmington
have been retained for next school year:
Anna U m, Looella Rom, Greta I'atti
B<>n. Edna Enyart, Mth. Alice Bell and
C B. Grimes. Principal 1). V. I'urnell
has taken up a homestead in Montana
His successor has not been chosen
Sweet cherries in the upland orchards
will be almost a failure this year, but
there is a fairly good crop of the ' pie"
cherries. It is thought the frosts in
April killed the fruit. Snake river or
chards are producing a record breaking
yield of cherries.
Edward Byrne, a prominent farmer of
Gar6eld, sold Saturday to S. V Evane
of Lethbridge, Alberta, a span of mares
six and eight years old, weighing about
1400 pounds each, for $750. The mares
will be shipped to Lethbridge.
The Germania, a German club of stu
dents in Miss Josephine Heoppner'B Ger
man classes in the State College at Pull
man, held a picnic one mile east of the
college orchard Friday. There were 82
A dispatch from La Crosse of May 20
has this to say anent rattlesnake*: I>
S. Ryan, who owns a farm south of Hay,
says that while harrowing iv the tiVld
one of hie horses was struck in the jaw
by a rattlesnake, and before a veterinary
surgeon arrived the horsu died ia great
agony. Pink Greer, a neighbor of Mr.
Ryan, nays the same day the horse was
struck Harry Fennimore and Lue Ku
kuk, who live two miles eatt of Canyon,
while hunting coyotes in Wood Gulch,
ran across a den of rattlesnakes and
killed 31 with pitchforks and rides.
At the last meeting of the city council
of Tekoa it was decided to improve the
streets leading to the country on the
east, north and west This will be done
by means of crushed rock.
The G. A. R. and W. R. C. of Farming
ton are making extensive preparations
for the observance of Memorial Day.
The Farmington team Sunday de
feated the De Sjaet Indians 15 to 13 in
a rather poor game of baseball. Bat
teries — Farmington, Thompson and
Home; De Smet, Alexander and Luke.
The baseball game Sunday between
Palouse and the Pullman Boosters at
Pullman resulted in a tie —7 to 7 —after
12 innings. The batteries were: Goetz
and Mardy; Muir and Boyles.
The forestry pchoo! of the .State Col
lege at Pullman will finish its word by
the end of May, when the school will be
transferred to Sandpoint, Idaho, where
suitable camping grounds have been
provided. After student bavp rerfived
t\nn\ instruction* they will leave for their
Hammer work on forent rent-ryes of
Washington, Idaho, Montana and Ore
sron Many of them r^ni'iin in the em
ploy of the forest? department of the
The ball games played at St. John
Sunday and Monday between Qarfield
am] the home teum resulted in a victory
for the 'later in both games.
High winds and warm sunshine have
prevailed for some time iv and around
St. John, but crops are promising as
there is enough water in the ground to
insure a good yield.
The largest real estate deal made at
Oakesdale for some time was closed when
Samuel Brown's place adjoining town on
the west whs sold to F. G. Johnson and
J. J. Browder. The place comprises 390
acres. Mr. Johnson gets that part with
the improvements, Mr. Browder taking
between 125 and 140 acres. The price
The census just closed will show that
Tekoa has about 1700 inhabitants,
showing an increase of 150 per cent in
Albion team won from Colfax High
school at Albion Sunday 1-t to 4.
Winona defeated Endicott at Endicott
in the best ball game of the season, (» to
1. The score stood Ito 1 until the last
half of the eighth.
The ball game between Elberton and
Steptoe at Elberton Sunday afternoon
was a one sided affiiir. Elberton wiaoiog.
23 to G. Batteries — Elberton, Perm and
Guernsey; Steptoe, Bodine and Sfairet.
Tekoa Giants lost out to the O. B. A:
N. officials of Spokane iv a game played
at Tekoa Sunday afternoon by a score
of 18 to 10. Batteries—O. R. & N.,
Thompson. Walsh aud Lasseo; Tekoa,
Zick and Kent.
The baseball game at Farmington be
tween Farmington and Fairfleld resulted
in victory for Farmington, 13 to G,
making four games won by the locals
this season. Batteries Farmington,
White aud Home; Farrield, Parratz and
A game of baseball Sunday between a
picked nine from Benge and La Crosse
resulted in a 10 to 12 victory for La
The heirs of A. S. Ratbbun sold Satur
day 320 acres of improved farm land
tbrae miles east of La Crosse to T. C.
Baird from Nebraska for $8000 cash.
Seven beautiful new sepia tone Colfax
post cards are the latent arrivals. Two
new views of the picturesque North Pa—
louse river, one of Martha Washington,
a street view of Fraternity block, one of
Steptoe Butte, the Main Htreet school,
and St. Patrick's Catholic church. 2 for
sc, 2oc dozen, postpaid to any address.
The Elk Drim Store, Colfax, Wash.
The Farmers State Bank
OF COLFAX, WASHINGTON
SURPLUS | 12,000
CONSERVATIVE, PROGRESSIVE AND SAFE
This bank was organized in 1905 by and for the
benefit of people who reside in this community.
From March 29, 1908 to March 29, 1909, our
Deposits increased _ $45,481.48
From March 29, 1909 to March 29, 1910, our
Deposits increased $90,710.77
We do a general Banking Business, make and
cell First Mortgage Loans on Whitman county
4 p er cen t Interest
Compounded Semi-Annually Paid on
JHE PEOPLE'S BANK %
FARM AND GARDEN TOOLS
* _^ __^s—» are waiting for those who are in need
J — f m/f¥j&~~' d"sk-»^ \ jSil, °^ t'jpm 'n my superior stock of hard
((u ?£f /"~""*^w^^ ißr p^ ware. 1 have everything that the
1^ ',/ ivS'^TS \ / firmer and gardener uses in this line,
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lAji' / \ *\pA-x '-- . _'X ply you at prices that will give you
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SfMCIL E' X- BarroU
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A Certainty-Not a Guess
■ The values we give you in Eiiainehvare,
Glassware. Open Stork Chinaware aud
Kitchen Needs, Inspect our new Hue oi"
Baseball (xoods aud School Supplies, . ..
Garliehi, Wash. fllC N()Velty
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