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News of Our Neighbors Related
by Gazette Writers.
Mrs. Sid Huntley spent Monday at the
Mrs. Catherine Barrett is visiting
friends in Walla Walla.
Mr. and Mrs. John Powell attended
the Walla Walla fair hint week.
Mrs. T. EL Lng*don visited her daugh
ter, Mrs. George Huntley, in Colfax last
J. B. Machin returned last week from
Hot Lake, Oregon.
The infant son of Rev. Rogers and the
little daughter of Dr. Haw are both on
the sick list.
Mrs. Riila Hubbard ia spending fair
week in Colfax.
Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Sherman, Br., left
Thursday for a trip through California.
While there Mr, Sherman will attend the
National Bankers' Convention to beheld
in Los Angeles.
Henry Schierman of Winona has
moved to town aud will make this his
R. C. McDaniel spent Saturday in Col
ALL AROUND THE COUNTY.
The following delegates to the Dry
Farming Congress will represent Palouee:
George N. Lamphere, Sr., W. A. Wiley,
George Z Ickee, D. J. Wilcox, W. Wol
heter, F. Tweitmeyer, F. P. Egan, W. R.
Belvail, B. M. Schick and W. R. England.
Washington State College opened Mon
day for examinations for entrance and
Tuesday the college year began.
The new Christian Science church of
Gartteld will be dedicated on October 23.
An elaborate programme is being pre
Wild ducks are said to be plentiful this
year in the lakes west of Winona, These
include mallards, canvaabacks and teal.
Thieves were busy last week taking
wheat in the vicinity of Tekoa. Alfred
O'.sen, John Mesterman and T. E. Lan
ders had oo sacks disappear one night,
but next day they found them hid in
Owing to the growth of business the
postoffice at Pullman has had to remove
a section of lock boxes and advance the
partition of the sorting room several
feet into the corridor.
Jamen Ebbert of Eugene, Oregon, who
owns several thousand acres of Palouse
soil, some of it in the territory immedi
ately surrounding Palouse, is in the city
looking after the marketing of his crop
and making settlement with tenants,
cays the Palouee Republic of the 23i.
While the 1910 crop is the lightest he
has harvested during the years he has
owned land in the Palouse, nevertheless
it shows a good profit. Not an acre of
his land is for sale at any price.
The auction sale at Ben Manning's
farm last week was one of the biggest of
the year. The total was around the
?5000 mark. Twenty-eight head of
horses brought $,'lßls More than half
of the total was for cash. This speaks
well for the financial condition of the Pa
The story is told of a certain town In
the west which had gone dry that a
stranger applied at the hotel for a
drink of whisky. He was told that it
could not be sold to any one unless
bitten by a rattlesnake. Upon inquir
ing whether there were any rattle
snakes in town he was given the name
of a man who h:ul one. "But," said
his informant. "*th«*re's no use in your
going there, for that snake's engaged
for two weeks ahead."— Sunday School
Win or Lose.
When first t courted Violet
My friends all thought it smart
To say: "Well, look at that! ill bet
Poor Jack has lost his heart!"
I wooed her. and 1 won her hand.
And then 1 heard it said:
"Now. ain't It sad? Poor lad. poor lad!
Poor Jack has lost his Head!"
So Like a Family.
"Dear," said Mrs. Newoome to her
husband on the evening of their first
day at Lonesoineuurst. "Mrs. Gabbitt—
that's the lady next door—called upon
me today, and she toils me all the peo
ple here are like one big family."
"Ah, yes," replied her husband—"al
ways knocking each other."—Catholic
Standard and Tim es .
A learned man discusses why
The rich delight to smuggle,
And yet trie answer, tj try.
Should come without a struggle.
They smuggle lace ana jewels gay
And gauds to belghtei beauty
Because they do not want to pay
The proper customs duty.
—Cleveland Plain Dealer.
Intestate Fair Information Bureau.
An annual institution of great con
venience to out of town visitors to the
Spokane Interstate Fair is the informa
tion bnreaa conducted in thp Chamber of
t ommerce quarters, second floor Hutton
building, Spokane. Here all possible in
tellijfence with regard to botels, roomie
houses, restaurants, facilities for gpttinjr
to and from the fair and any other info*
mation in any way relating to the fair
or city will be cheerfully given.
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, SEPTEMBER 30, 1910.
BRIEF NEWS OF THE WEEK
A meeting of the appraisers of the
largest ports of entry of the United
States will bo held in New York ou
Nov. mber 14.
What Is considered by the leading
bishops and lay deputies as the most
important conclave of Episcopalians
ever held in the United States will be
Held in Cincinnati early next month.
After a warm debate of more than
three hours, the national encampment
of the Grand Army of the Republic,
at its final session, indefinitely post
poned action on the controversy over
the placing of the statue of Robert E.
Lee in Statuary Hall.
An Investigation of the Federal
prisons at Atlanta, Ga., and McNeil's
Island, Washington, has been ordered
by the department of justice to as
certain whether opium, cocaine and
whisky are smuggled by guards for
use of the prisoners.
The death rate in the United States
in 1909 was 15 in each 1000, accord
ing fo a bulletin about to be issued
by the census bureau, and this is the
lowest average record for this country.
By unanimous vote the board of
trustees of the University of Mississ
ippi decided to abolish Greek letter
societies from that institution.
Secretary Ballinger states that the
board of army engineers now study
ing government irrigation projects in
the west, would not be able to report
before November 1, and possibly later.
Because they have grown so fast
a number of cities on the Pacific
coast have incurred a natural suspic
ion in the census bureau that they
have made unusual and perhaps im
proper efforts to increase their rat
ings for population. These cities in
clude Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane,
Portland, Oakland, Berkeley, Los An
geles and some that are smaller.
FOREIGN NEWS BITS
German industry is seriously dis
turbed by strikes and lockouts. Un
less the disputes can be ended within
the next few days, 700,000 workmen
will be idle.
Formal notice of the withdrawal of
the Venezuelan legation in Bogota
has been received by the state depart
ment, but no reason is assigned for
the rupture between the countries.
It is possible that the American
state department will be asked to in
tervene in the controversy that has
grown out of the extension of The
Mexican National railroad line Into
The figures show that during the
present cholera epidemic there have
been 191,076 cases with 88,716 deaths
The great feat of crossing the snow
capped Alpine barrier between Switz
erland and Italy in a heavier-than-air
machine was accomplished by George
Chavez, a young Peruvian aviator.
NEWS OF NOTED PERSONS
T. P. O'Connor, Ireland's statesman
and writer, will pay a visit to the Pa
cific coast on his tour of the United
States and Canada, following the con
vention of the United Irish League or
America, at Buffalo, September 27-28.
Congressman Sereno E. Payne, of
the Thirty-first district of New York,
author of the Payne tariff bill, is to
be opposed for renomination by E.
Clarence Aiken, former mayor of Au
burn. Mr. Aiken is an insurgent and
is opposed to the Payne tariff bill
and in favor of an immediate revision
A petition to the president of the
United States for the pardon of John
R. Walsh, the former president of the
Chicago National Bank, from the Fed
eral prison at Leavenworth, Kan., has
been filed at the department of jus
tice by Attorney George T. Bucking
ham, of Chicago.
The residents of Chappaqua, N. V.,
where Horace Greeley was born, are
planning an elaborate celebration for
February 3 next, the centennial anni
versary of his birth. A committee has
been appointed to receive subscrip
tions from all over the United States
to help the committee carry out their
plans, and also to erect a fitting mem
orial at Chappaqua to commemorate
the memory of the great journalist.
Volcanic Shocks Put Seven to Flight.
Flagstaff, Ariz.—Seven members of
a construction gang arrived here with
the story that they had been driven
away from their work near the base
of an extinct volcano in the Coconino
lorest, 45 miles north of here, by a
series of 52 violent earthquakes. The
shocks were go violent and the rumb
lings within the dead volcano so ter
rifying that the men broke camp and
left in a panic.
Barrel Bears Man Safely.
Niagara Falls—Bobby Leach, of X!
agara Falls, Ont., made a trip through
the whirlpool rapids in a barrel, start
ing from the Old Maid of the Mist,
landing at the cantilever bridge. Ex
cept for a few scratches and bruises
Leach, who says he has made the trip
»«Yeral times before, was uniurt.
SIDELIGHTS FROM OTHER
CITIES IN WASHINGTON
At a cost of $310,000 to 1 i tax] 13 -
ers of Seattle, the municipality next
year will inaugurate a system of col
lection and destruction o; garl
Under the direction of the Slate
Board of Health, requiring quarantine
for infantile paralysis, thirteen ca.-es
were quarantined with a blue card in
Taconia by the health inspectors.
For the purpose of creating a fund
for an Ellensburg bureau of associated
charities, the Eliensburg commanriery
of Knights Templar will g.ve a char
ity ball on the evening of Ociober 2ti.
As a means of securing plans for
the building of the municipal dock,
Mayor A. V. Fawcelt, of Tacoma, will
inaugurate a contest scheme whereby
the architect producing the best plan
will be awarded a p"ize.
The Tacoma Commercial Club will
extend an invitation to Secretary of
the Navy Meyer to visit Tacoma dur
ing his visit to the Puget Sound naval
station and to the cities of Washing
General Marion P. Maus, commander
of the Department of the Columbia,
has issued an order directing the co
operation of all concerned in the
maintenance of the telegraph lines
The International Portland Cement
company, Lim., with a stated capital
ization of $3,000,000, half of which is
in preferred stock, has been incorpor
ated under the laws of the state of
Washington, to erect an extensive
plant near Spokane.
We offer $4,000 reward to hirelings of
the insurance combine to prove their
statements made to intimidate persons
and prevent their taking advantage of
the service property owners are receiving
through the Northwestern Mutual Fire
The four statements ordinarily made
First—That all policies in the company
carry an assessment liability.
Second—That the company not having
subscribed capital does not furnish its
policy holders good indemnity.
Third—That mutual companies as
good as the Northwestern are contin
Fourth—That there are many times as
many failures of mutual companies as
of stock companies.
It is to prove these statements that
we offer the reward
First—We offer $1,000 to any one who
wlil prove that our policies are not ab
solutely non assessable.
Second—We offer $1,000 to any one
who will prove that this company has
not more actual cash resources in pro
portion to the amount needed to carry
all its policies to expiration than the ten
largest stock compunies in the Uaited
States, including all their pubt-cribed
capital and surplus, as based on the
past nine years' experience.
Third—We offer $1,000 to tiny one who
wiji show the fiilure of a single mutual
fire insurance company in all American
history after it had reached the age,
size, strength and record of this com
Fourth—We offer $1,000 to any one
who will prove that there have not been
50 per cent more failures of stock com
panics during the past forty years in
proportion to the number doing busi
mess than there have been failures of
These people should either claim the
reward or stop misrepresenting.
Northwestern Mutual Fire Association.
By F. J. Martin, Secy and Mgr.
To the friends and patrons of the
South End Grocery during the past nine
years T have conducted my business with
you, I extend hearty thanks. I have
been treated well throughout and leave
with no little regret. I, however, hearti
ly endorse my successor, J. P. Lich of
Spokane, and sincerely hope you will
give him a trial. He has been in the
grocery business in the East, 00 feel as
sured that the treatment you shall re
ceive from him will be satisfactory. Re
spectfully yours, A. R Brashear.
Stops itching instantly. Cures piles,
eczema, salt rheum, tetter itch, hives,
herpes, scabies—Doan's Ointment. At
any drug store.
THE HEATER WHICH MAINTAINS
A STEADY, EVEN TEMPERATURE
Throughout zero weather you can keep your
house plants by using Cole's Original Hot
Blast Heater. It holds fire over night and
you can heat your living rooms for two hours
next morning with the coal put in the night
before. Allow us to show you this heater.
Prices $12.00 and up. (B-12)
E. R. Barroll, Colfax, Wash.
ALWAYS good as new
ALWAYS in fashion
ALWAYS worth the cost price
ALWAYS saleable or exchangeable
ALWAYS appropriate to wear
ALWAYS a safe investment
We take back ANYTIME any dia
mond purchased of ue at less 10 per
cent of what you paid for it or allow
you full value on a larger stone.
Qualities the best and set as you
Shirkey & Glaser
At the sign of the street clock.
We close all day Tuesday, October 4th,
— on account of holiday—
THE PIONEER MERCHANTS IF YOU BUY IT AT LIFFITT'S IT'S GOOD THE FIONEER MERCHANTS
The store T TDDTTT T>T)A£! Theßtore
ofituamy Jjllllll JjJIUU. °ntUalUy
THE LOWEST PRICED STORE IN COLFAX FOR GOOD GOOUS
On Sale One Week Only
Job\ This sale is of a more tremendous
M 0&± M|m #^ scope than anything ever offered to
Bm!l the Colfax buying public. Think
w»» •#%# Wfi%9 Q f j£! Carpets at a reduction of 15c,
- — 20c and up to 40c the yard. As this
is our first fall sale, we are making it by far the most interesting: of anything
ever attempted in the city. Newly milled goods, fresh and brisk from the
best factories in the east.
Take as many yards as you desire
$1.25 Ingrain, one yard wide, 85c 71 T
c* t • i • i n* I* T°u have
.85 Ingram, one yard wide, 65c
.65 Ingrain, one yard wide, 50c one room '
1.35 beautiful velvet carpet, 1.10 two rooms,
1.50 beautiful velvet carpet, 1.25 or fiye, or a
.90 BrilSSel, floral and orientals 70c TOOmillg lIOUSe
1.15 « " " " 90c or hotel, come
ltO° A'lU along; we will
1.50 Axminster carpets 1.25 save you
1.75 Axminster carpets 1.35
Second Floor Second Floor
Entire stock of lace curtains at
SECOND FLOOR SECOND FLOOR
Gray, tan and white sheet blankets, full weight
and full size and with long uap.
CottOn blanketS, pair 65C Remember the date
Cotton blankets, 104 size, a pair 95c OctobfiP 4th
Cotton blankets, 114 size, a pair 1.35
r As usual we will
Cotton blankets, extra heavy, pair 1.50 close aii day on ac -
Cotton blankets, 12-4 size, pair 2.45 count of holiday.
The Canadian Pacific
Have established an office in Spokane, Wash., for the Bale of their
Alberta Wheat Lands
The agent in charge is empowered to give cheap railroad fare to
Their Wheat Lands are Selling
for §10 to |15 Per Acre
on long time railroad contracts. C. P. R. land saleamen leave Spokane
every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. For information call or write
Canadian Pacific Railroad Co
G. A. TANCEY & CO., General Agents
618 Riverside Aye. SPOKANE, WASH.
Use Gazette Clubbing List and make your money go farther
THE STORE OF QUALITY
THE STORE OP QUALITY
arc at their best, and we
have the best. Our store
is also headquarters for
In both of which lines we
carry the best that money
can buy. Call and see.
"The Old Reliable Store"
Phone Main 131
no Main St. COLFAX
Only way to get the news U *
to read The Gazette. i
THE PIONEER MERCHANTS IF YOU BUY IT AT LIPPITT'S IT'S GOOD THE PIONEER MERCHANTS