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by Gazette Writers.
The pa*.t week has been one of cloudy
and cracky weather, during which time
the sun could seldom be seen. No rain
has fallen in this vicinity yet, 'tho the
weather is mu.-h cooler.
Many gardens were ruined by the
frosts of last week.
Harvest is about done, aDd in this
vicinity the grain has been harvested
without a drop of rain.
The Farmers' warehouse is handling
its share of grain this season, taking in
2500 sacks of wheat Monday and nearly
as much the rest of the week.
The date set for the opening of Albion
public school is September 12. The
school room capacity will be taxed to
the limit this year, an the school popula
tion is far in excess of any previous year.
A night watch is the project under
advisement before the bueinebs men of
the town, a« it is deemed wise for a look
out while the dry weather lasts and so
much grain is being stored in the ware
Miss Lena Short, from Eden Valley,
is a guest of relatives this week.
Mrs. Minnie Bissel, wife of Dr. Nelson
BiHsel of Marysville, California, formerly
of Albion, is renewing scenes of other
days and visiting with relatives and
Mrs. Annie Winkleplex of Colfax was a
guest last week of Mr. and Mrs. J. S.
Mrs. Simons of Cottonwood, Idaho,
visited at Dr. Brandon's last week.
Mrs. Brandon visited her parents at
Palonse last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Spurgin are ship
ping their household goods to Spokane
preparatory to a residence in that city.
Mrs. Bessie Brookman and children
from Montana are visiting with her par
ente, Protestor and Mrs. W. H. Da via.
Abe Reid was a business visitor
from Colfax the first of the week.
Mr. and Mre. Jess Miller and "Grand
pa" Miller expect to leave soon for a
winter's visit in Kansas.
Paul Wood, better known to his many
friends as "Bud," from Spokane, is visit
ing his grandfather, J. Brunor.
Alex Harrow is suffering from diabetPS
and is quite ill from a recent attack.
Edwards' College is fast nearing com
pletion in the remodeling and repairing
going on. A new coat of paint will
finish its up to-date appearance.
Marion Sligar was on a business trip
to Colfax Wednesday of this week. .
Miss Gail Armstrong's little playmates
helped to celebrate her ninth birthday
anniversary at her home, and a royal
good time was held by the many little
folks there. Miss Gail received some
lovely presents from her little friends.
The Epworth League of the M. E
church held a social Monday evening at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chester Rice.
Rev. Gaily preached his farewell sermon
last Sunday at the Methodist church,
preparatory to attending conference at
Spokace this week.
The Huff HroH.' threshing outfit pulled
in this week. They are housing their
machinery, and will soon be ready to
pick up their saws aud planes to do
carpenter work again. They have the
contract for J. S. Beard's new farm
house to be built this fail.
Rev. I. R. Hughey's little eon is ill
from a threatened attack of typhoid
A valuable horse belonging to Wirt
Willoughby was seriously injured last
week while in the pasture by getting one
of its legs cut in the barbed wire.
Marion Russell is having a sale of per
sonal property this week. He sold his
ranch recently and, with bis family, leaves
soon for California.
Will Seaver and bis family are to leave
soon for a winter's Bcjourn in the sunny
Mre. John Ablutz was a county seat
visitor last Saturday.
Mrs. H. G. Lucas visited with Mrs.
Divesay at Oak end ale last Sunday.
W. M. Darvel returned Monday from
Missouri, where he went about a year ago.
They all like the Palouee country better.
Mrp. O. Ogle and children were here
from Colfax over Sunday, the guests of
Mrs. Mack Bingham.
Frank Wilson was here Wednesday
from Moscow a visitor at the home of
his father, J. L. Wilson.
Everett Carter and wiie arrived from
Farmington Tuesday evening. Everett
is joet recovering from a severe attack
of typhoid fever, and is still unable to
walk. They wiil visit for a few days at
the home of their father, L. E. Carter.
Mrs. Mack Bingham and children are
visiting with relatives at Thornton this
H. G. Lucas, ageut of the 0. R. & N.
here, has resigned his position, but has
accepted a similar position with the same
company at Milton, Oregon. Mrs. Lucas
and the children expect to leave in a few
days. 11. S. Logan, formerly special
agent here, has been appointed Mr.
The community was greatly shocked
Monday morning to hear of the death of
Mrs. J. W. Roudebaeb.. Funeral services
were conducted at the Christian church
by Rev. R. E. Jope. For several years
Mrs. Roudebush has been identified with
the High school here. As teacher in the
English department she was a strong
factor in developing the Garfield High
school to its present high standard. The
large number of her students in attend
ance at the funeral and the elaborate
floral tributes bore testimony to the
place she held in the hearts of the young
Clinton Wilson and family are here
this week from Moscow visiting with
relatives. Mr. Wilson is principal of the
Irving school there.
ALL AROUND THE COUNTY.
A dispatch from Elberton of August
27, speaking of the harvest, says: Har
vest is over—a;l the machines in this
part have pulled in. This is the first
harvest in years that duriDg the entire
season not a drop of rain fell to stop
the binders or threshing machines. The
yield hae been a surprise to the farmers.
Much of the spring wheat that never
had a drop of rain after it was put in
the ground yielded better than 30 buehel*
to the acre.
Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Lane celebrated
their 60th wedding anniversary at their
home in Farmiugton on August 25. They
were married in Illinois In 1H75 they
crossed the plains to California and four
years later settled on a homestead three
milee southeast of Farmington.
In the death on August 25 of Joseph
De Long, Whitman county lot?es the
second of the two first white settlers in
its limits. Mr. De Long lived 42 years
on hie ranch southeast of St. John.
On account of the amount of grain
being hauled the Union Warehouse Co.
of Duiontown is figuring on an exten
sion to its building to be erected at
George Borgel, a farmer living one mile
west of Colton, claims the record yield of
barley for Whitman county. A 77 acre
field yielded 69 bushels to the acre, ware
Peter Rosgen, a farmer living in the
Bald Butte neighborhood, has the best
yield reported of sprirg wheat. It was
hard, No. 1, and averaged 32 bushels to
the acre. Moat of the spring wheat has
gone 20 to 22 but-bels to the acre.
The fruit growers of Garfield held a
meeting in the opera house August 27
and organized the Garfield Fruit Growers'
Union, with W. B. Harris president and
J. E. Trimble vice president. There will
be 100 carloads of commercial apples
shipped from fiarfield this season if con
ditions until pickicg time are favorable.
James Robinson, who owns an 80 acre
farm south of town, the greater part of
which ia in orchard, this week shipped a
carload of Bartlett years from Ringo
station, on the Inland. These pears were
the product of 125 nine year-old irees.
The pears are as choice as have ever been
shipped from the Palouse country. They
were purchased by the Rasher, Kingman
& Herrin Co. of Spokane, for distribu
tion throughout North Dakota.—Palouse
Republic, August 26.
One of the very noticeable changes in
the agricultural products of the Winona
country this year is the large amount of
fruit and farm produce that is furnished
the local market. It would be reason
able to infer that in co dry a year the
produce would be short, but the fact re
mains that more of it comes to town tbie
season than was ever known before.—
At a meeting he'd in Farmington Sat
urday night the Farmington Cornet
Band was reorganized with a member
ship of 20. A new set of instruments
has been ordered.
James Wells, a resident of Palouse for
six years, took his life about 8 o'clock
Tuesday night in his room in thePalouee
general hospital, where he bad been re
ceiving medical treatment for several
days. He used an ordinary pocket
knife, making two gashes on the right
side of his neck, severing the jugular
vein, and then plunged the knife in bis
right side, just below the ribs, where be
left it. He bled to death almost in
stantly. Wells ie said to have been
drinking heavily before he was taken to
the hospital, and bad acquired pneu
monia. He was a native of Tennessee
and 40 years of age.
The Ridpath lyceum bureau has ar
ranged to put in a course of four enter
tainments at Palouse during the coming
fall and winter under the direction of a
committee of citizens. One of the num
bers will be a lecture by former Governor
Joseph W. Folk of Missouri.
H. S. McClure of Garfield brought a
load of hogs into Palouse Tuesday
morning from bis Eden valley farm
which brought him $273. The hogs
brought 9^ cents a pound. Mr. McClure
states that while there is good money in
wheat he can make more money out of
Aeroplane Flights for Fair.
The Spokane Interstate Fair will make
another big bid for by far the largest at
tendance in its history by offering its
patrons spectacular daily aeroplane
flights the week of October 3 to 9 next,
by J. C. Mars, one of the world's great
est aviators. The fair management has
juet closed a contract with the Glenn H.
Curtisa Aeroplane Company, of Ham
mondsport, N. V., for the most sen
sational flying machine exhibition yet
seen in the Northweat. Mars may be
depended on to give spectators every
thing in the line of thrills that goes with
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, SEPTEMBER 2, 1910.
To the people of the Inland Empirp;
It ih with a dt-ep neur*e of p.ea^ure and
jrratitication that we extend to ench and
every person who may read this a hearty
invitation to thf Lewiston Clark-ton
Fair, to be held October 10 15. 1910, at
Lewietcn aud Ciarkston. A fair i*. aud
for long has been, an institution for the
exhibition of the products of the country,
its manufactures and merchandise, and
to furniau a period of relaxation and en
joyment at the close of the harvest rea
son. The Lewiston-Clarkston Fair com
prises all the»-e and we can assure you
the exhibition will exceed former years.
The special feature for entertainment
will be the best that money and industry
can secure and the cost of yoor visit
while in Lewiston and Clarkston will be :
nominal. In later notes through the
press you will be advised of the hotels,
restaurants and lodging bouses that
have aertei to not raise rates during j
fair week, and of the perfected arrange !
ment to transport passengers to and ;
from the fair grounds for 15c and 25c
each, and of the various special features i
in detail. With these a«surances and
the special feature, a real flying machine,
we believe you can well afford to accept ;
oar sincere invitation and viait the fair !
during the entire week. V^ry respect
fully, John E Nickerson, Secy.
Good wages working Modern Brother
hood of America. Society stands among
the most prominent in the field. Write
me for terms and plans. John J. Gnar,
state manager, i}lll W, sth aye , Spo
(Paid advertisement. Paid for by J. H. ohc-rfej)
Braden Is Given
Progressives Pleased With
Appearance of Spokane
Wenatchee Daily World, August 29:
He spoke to a good-sized crowd, which
gave him very close attention. Follow
ing the street meeting Mr. Braden met
with the city Progressive Republican
committee, and it wsh decided to give
him tirst choice in the vote for congress
and W. L. LnFoilette second choice.
Mr. Braden met a large number of the
voters of hia district. He haß had en
thusiastic meetings in all the places he
has visited and ha-< come in actual con
tact with a large number of the voters
He foresees victory for himself in the
election in November, believing that
with the Brat and second choicp vo'ee
that he is easily the leader. Mr. Braden
in now engaged in insurance work in
Spokane and has been a resident of the
district for a good many years. Two
y^ars ago he hod planned to announce
himseif for congress, but heing a close
friend of Miles Poindexter held oil on the
latter's announcing his candidacy.
Following is an editorial from the
Wenatebee Daily World:
"It is now generally conceded that the
progressive vote of the Third district in
to be centered on the eandidfiey of Bra
den Rnd LaFollette, because ttieee men
have all the chancts of winning in their
favor. The successor of Mile* Poindex
ter must be ft man who can be depended
o ri to represent the people, and either
Mr. Braden or Mr. LaFollette possess
these qualifications By voting for
either of these men for first or Ptcond
cho;ce, the election of one or the othsr
of rhetn is assured "
and see our watches? We carry
FINE HOWARD WATCHES, HAMIL
TON, ILLINOIS, ROCKFORD, EL
GIN WALTHAM AND SOUTH BEND
AT PRICES FROM 59.00 UP.
INCERSOLLS FOR SI, 51.50, $2
INCERSOLL TRENTO*S FOR $5,
56, S7, $9, 12.00 AND 15.00.
Shirkey & Glaser
At the sign of the street clock.
*"i ./^^^fc-oSS^I CANDY
i-^k* . ' ' PA7RBNHI
runty the modern
V - - 1 DEALER
gf Modern Cenfectiorery Co., Mfrs., Portland, Oregon
C - -—^
SHOT LAKE "WIT
(The House of Efficiency)
315 miles east ot Portland on O. R. & N. Railway.
Best equiped Sanatorium and Surgery in Northwest.
BOILING HOT SPRINGS
Ask agents for special rate round trip tickets.
Write for illustrated booklet to
DR. W. T. PHY
Medical Supt. and -Mgr. HOT LAKE, OREGON
DOUBLE DISC DRILLS
put all the seed in the ground all the
time. One Sample
for sale at a bargain; light running.
—A car of—
16 and 15 inch gangs just in.
Phone Main 821.
Golf ax Implement
24 Main St. COLFAX, WASH.
Why rent when vnu can buy like
this on f>nay term*? Good o-room
dwelling in seUct neighborhood, new
ly papered and pninti-ri, new walks
and fence, lot 150x50 ft , level, pood
walled whII and pump, plenty of fruit,
shade treea and lawn, only 2 blocks
from Main street, non-resident owner
who has to rell. Anyone wishing to
buy a good residence close in will find
this a bargaii. at twice the price—
$900 if taken dgw It would cost
more than the price to build the
house, and the naked lot is worth the
Real estnte bought and sold. Also
handled on moderate commissions
For any special bargain in farm land
I can get cash purchaser on short
Richard H. Eeid
102 Main Street Colfax, Wash.
Any business entrusted to
my care will receive prompt
and careful attention.
Pullman State Bank Bldg.
If you buy a
watch from us
It's as safe as putting the money
into the bank. We will stand be
hind all the promises we make for
it. And if it should go back od
you—why, we wiil make it do its
duty—or give you another one
It's on that basin that we ask
for and expect your watch trade.
If you've a watch in mind, hurry
up and get it in your pocket. We
are ready any day to do our part.
M. A. ROSE, Jeweler
Opposite Great Eastern Store
Is this Main 71? That number is the
phone number of the grocery store that
will fill your order correctly with the be*t
goode; that will deliver the eoode
promptly; that will charge the lowest
prices. Make a note of the number—it's
Main 71, and call it the next time you
need anything in vegetables, fruits, fancy
and staple groceries.
Phone >J"l Wheelhouse & Erwin,
Main ■ -*- Proprietors
For the very best in
A 1 wayß Go to
The Kicker Studio
■ ' ¥
The active youngster—the realty—is seldom thought
ful of his clothes. You think your boy would wear
out iron. Maybe he would, but he won't wear out
Midi h Daube. Cohn S? Ce., CUtSf. OL
Hercules suits are made of materials that are guaranteed to be absolutely all
pure tucol. They are
Coat sleeves are double lined at the arm pits, of such good material that
there is but one chance in a million of the sleeve lining^breaking.
Pants are lined with the strongest of -ill material, "'Herculone.
Buttons? They never come off. The button holes never pull out
Your boy will always be well dressed in L Hercules.
They please the youngster and save papa's pocket book.
MUST BE SOLD!
HOCK SPRINGS FAEM, WHITMAN 00.
Sections 11 and 13, and S E quarter sec
tion 10, twp 14 N, R 33. 1440 acres un
der cultivation. New dwelling house,
barn and granary. On county road 4
miles from Hay, 5 miles from Tampa or
Canyon. Four never-failing springs on
the premises. Is within the belt embrac
ing the best farm lands in Whitman coun
ty. Land lies in long rolls, making farm
ing easy. Will sell as a whole or in quar
ter sections. $35 per acre, one-third
down, or £32.50 per acre, one-half
JOHN E. BOYER
513 Bailey Bldg. Seattle, Wash.
For Sale, About 15,000 Acres
of Sherman County, Oregon
now under crop, leases in varying sized
parcels renewable or subject to cancella
tion at buyer's option.
Price about 840.00 per acre
(Crop rental 1910 reserved)
TerillS —Part Cash, part on time.
Eastern Oregon Land Co.
Care of Balfour, Guthrie & Co.
Board of Trade Building Portland, Oregon
We sell bacon at
Why Pay More?
We want your Stock and Poultry
m. & wTmarkSF
311 Main St. Phone 471