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THE COLFAX GAZETTE
Ivan Chase, Publisher
Office in Pioneer Block. Telephone M»in 321
Established in 1877. Entered at the Colfax
poetoflSc« ad «pcond c!;mh mail matter.
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The Garette begins its 34th year of
publication with this issue.
The total valuation of all real and
personal property, railroads, electric
lines and telegraph lines in the state of
Washington, as fixed by the county
boards of equalisation and the state tax
commission, amounts to $906.247,944,
an increase over 1909 of 1116,828,118.
The entire expense of the primary
election in Spokane county was $(5550,
or, as Auditor Butler figures it out, an
average cost of a trifle over 50 cents for
every vote cast. The actual cost to the
county of providing polling places and
officers for the election ranged from 10%
cents per vote in the larger city precincts
to that of $3 per vote in Abernethy,
which is near Fort Wright.
At the election at Lamont to deter
mine the question of incorporation 58
votes were cast, 48 for incorporation.
Nine ballots expressed no choice on the
question. To fill the city offices Will R
Heglar was elected mayor, C. E. Crews,
W. G. Barlow, ,1. L. Kinney, George E.
Howell and E. M. Ashley councilmen,
and W. H. Crews treasurer. The officers
elected will bold office until the regular
election in December.
The New York Sun thus describee the
conservation-political congress in St.
Paul while Senator Beveridge had the
floor: "The Grand Young Man was
making a speech at the St. Paul con
gress. He began to 'pay a tribute' to
the Don. Gifford Pinchot. Gifford, an
easy weeper, wept. Jimmy Garfield
wept. Beveridge wept. The delegates
wept. The audience wept. Everybody
wept. A strange way of conserving
Population results of all cities on the
Pacific coast are being held up, an an-
nouncement not at all surprising con
sidering the stories all ant at the time
the cenous was taken. Seattle, of course,
in considerably worked up over the mat
ter, and other cities may be expected
coon to get on their high horee. A cen
sus ib of no value unless it is correct, or
reasonably correct, and the census offi
cials are right in holding the matter in
abeyance until it is fully investigated.
The democrats, in their hybrid conven
tion at Tacoma Tuesday, placed William
Hickman Moore of Seattle on their
ticket for justice of the supreme court.
During the 18 or 20 years he has been a
resident of Seattle and the state there
has not been an election that he has not
been a candidate for office unless he
already had his nose in the political
ewill barrel and was feeding at the ex
pense of the public. Such persistent
office-seeking has seldom been equaled.
If he possessed pre-eminent abilities his
thirst for office could be overlooked, but
be is just a common every day politician
with no business to a seat on the su
The funniest thing in politics this year
is the non-partisan-democratic conven
tion which met in Tacoma Tuesday and
placed a ticket in the field for justices of
the supreme court. It was a weldiDg of
interests to get offices. Old time wheel
borses in the democratic camp and poli
ticians of the insurgent brand, led by
Rafus H. Wilson, imported from New
York city by Poindexter to show the
people of the Pacific Northwest a trick
or two, leading the so called non-parti
san clans, met on common ground. It
was a political coup with the brand mark
all over it, "Politics." No one objects
to the democrats putting a ticket in the
field, but the brand mark is a deluMon,
intended to throw dust in the eyes of the
Th» Truth About th» Tariff.
A Washington dispatch of the 25th
cays that the operations of the Payne-
Aldrich tariff law for one year chow that
the average ad valorem rate oi duty paid
on importi of all classes was 1.166 per
cent lower than under the Dingley law,
which wai in force for the previous year.
The comparison was made by the bu
reau of statistics of the department of
commerce and labor for the year ended
June 30, 1909 and 1910.
The comparison deals with the 11
great groups of imports—lumber, euear,
fruits and nuts, liquors, chemicals, silk
manufactures, cotton manufactures,
iron and steel, tobacco, wool and man
ufactures, and fibers and manufactory
which aggregate about two-thirds o f
the total dutiable imports into the
It is demonstrated by the comparison
that more than $100,000,000 worth of
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, SEPTEMBER 30, 1910.
goods were imported in 1910 under the
new law in excess of the total in 1909
under the Dingley law; that the revenues
in the last year exceeded those of 1909
by about $30,000,000 and that the
average ad valorem rate of duty paid
was only 41 49, ac compared with 43 15
under the old law.
After the election there will probably
be less hysterics about the tariff and
many other matters that now keep the
political pot boiling.
FARMERS SOWING GRAIN.
Rains in Some Localities, Drouth
Prevails in Others.
In some parts of the Palouse country,
even within a few miles of Palouse, farm
ere are sowing their fall grain with the
ground mellow and in excellent condi
tion, while in other localities no rain to
speak of has fallen since laet June, and
farmers are either sowing in the dust or
waiting for rain. A strip of country
southwest of Palouee, and another atrip
east of here, has been visited by heavy
showers, leaving the ground in excellent
condition for seeding. In these districts
much fall grain is in the ground and is
showing green. J. A. Miller, who owns
more than a section of land in the dis
trict around Palouee, states that some
of his holding* are in excellent shape for
seeding, while no rain has fallen on oth
ers iv the immediate vicinity eince early
In and immediately surrounding Pa
louse, and the same condition exists in
the greater part of the Palouse country,
but little rain has fallen this fall, and
the ground is practically as dry as dur
ing August. The tiret three days of this
week the heat was almost as intense as
in the middle of summer.
Farmers are practically through haul
ing grain and the continued good weath
er is giving them an opportunity to clean
up fall work and get the crop in the
ground. Much land was in summer fal
low this year, while the acreage of fall
grain was unusually small. The acreage
sown this fall will be unusually large, in
all probability the largest in the history
of the country. It is believed that last
year's comparatively small acreage will
be more than doubled, insuring, under
ordinary conditions, a big crop next
The price of wheat remains lower than
was quoted on the opening market, and
but few farmers are selling. It is be
lie* ed that never before has so large a
per cent of the crop remained in the
hands of farmers at the close of wheat
hauiiDg. The result of this is felt to
some extent in business and there is but
littleliquidation.—Palouse Republic, Sep
WHITMAN COUNTY'S BANKS.
Statements Show Nearly $5,000,-
000 on Deposit.
According to statements published by
the Whitman county banks at the close
of business September 1 they show de
posits amounting to more than $4 500,
000, says a Tekoa dispatch to the Re
view of September 2-4.
The 1910 wheat crop is being held for
better prices and is crowding every ware
house to the limit. Little wheat has
been sold so far and this section has
gone through the annual harvest, yet
bank deposits in the Palou&e have con
tinued to increase with a steadiness that
Following is a list of the towns of
Whitman county and the bank deposits:
Uniontown .. 161,0f 3
St. John 108,662
AT THE HYMENEAL ALTAR
In the parlors of the Hotel Colfax,
September 26, by Justice of the Peace I.
3. Doolittle, J. S. Martin and Miss Nellie
Sharp, both of St. John, were united in
wedlock. The bride is 19 and the groom
Red Russian S .68
Club and hybrid 69
Forty fold 71
Turkey Red 73
Feed barley, per hundred 90 to 1.00
Brewing barley 1.05
Oats, per Hundred 1.25
By writing only preferred risks with an
economical expense ratio the Northwest
ern Mutual Fire Association has made
profits to its policy holders averaging
fully forty per cent of the premiums paid.
If you have insurance that is up to their
approval you had just as well take the
benefits of these profits.
Read "The Spirit of Idaho," by Ar
thur W. North; "Greater Than Gold,"
(the harnessing of Western rivers) by
Clayton M. Jones, in October Sunset
Magazine. Now on sale on all news
stands. 15 cents.
Stops itching instantly. Cures piles,
eczema, salt rheum, tetter itch, hives,
herpes, ecabies—Doan'a Ointment. At
any drag store.
Congressman, 3d Dist W. L. LaFollette
State Senator, Bth Dist Oliver Hall
Representative, 7th Dist John H. Jones
Representative, 7th Dbt G H Lawrence
Representative, Bth Dist H S McCiure
Representative, Bth D.at. W. C. McCoy
County Sheriff G. B Carter
County Olerk George H Newman
Count" Auditor D. L. Kemper
County Treasurer Will M. Duncan
Prosecuting Attorney C. L. Chamberlin
County Assessor George W Walters
School Superintendent J. O. Mattoon
County Engineer John M McCaw
County Coroner L L. Bruning
Commissioner, Ist Dist A. P. Miller
Commissioner, 2d Dist G. G. Thatcher
AMONG THE CHURCHES.
Good Samaritan Episcopal church,
Rev. J. G. Robinson, rector—Service,
evening prayer and sermon Sunday at
7:30 pm. Sunday school at 12 noon.
Christian church. Rev. W. A. Digging,
pastor—Subject for Sunday morning,
"The Measure of Love;" evening subject,
"The Three Crosses."
First Methodist Episcopal church, Rev.
N. M. Jones, pastor—Regular services
at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday
school at 10 a. m. Epworth League
6:30 p. oi. Regular prayer meeting
every Wednesday night.
Sunday, October 2—Morning subject,
"The Glory of the Cross;" evening,
"Wanted, a Man."
On October 9 there will be a church
rally, when all members and friends of
the church are urged to be present.
Congregational church. Rev. J. Her
bert Bainton, pastor—Services at 11 a.
m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday school at 10
a. hi. Christian Endeavor at 6:80 d. m.
Service will be held in the Presbyterian
building, near old High school. The
pastor will preach both morning and
evening. At the latter service Miss
Bauxbaum will sine a solo.
The Ladies' Aid Society will be enter
tained Thursday, October 6. by Mrs.
George H. Shirkey and Mxe. E. K. Hanna,
at Mra. Shirkey:B borne.
There is more Catarrh in this section of the
country than all other diseases put together,
and until the last few years, was supposed to
be incurable. For a great many years doctors
pronounced it a local disease and prescribed
local remedies, and by constantly failing to
cure with local treatment, pronounced it in
curable. Science has proven catarrh to be a
constitutional disease and therefore requires
constitutional treatment. Hall'a Catarrh
Cure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney & Co.,
Toledo, Ohio, is the only constitutional cure
on the market. It is taken fiternally in doses
from 10 drops, to a teaopoonful. It acts direct
ly on the blood and mucous surfaces of the
system. They offer one hundred dollars for
any case it fails to cure. Send for circulars
Address F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, Ohio
Sold by all Druggists, 75c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.
Are you just barely gettioc: around by
the aid of crutches or a cant? UnleHP
you have lost a limb or have a deform
ity—if your trouble is rheumatism, !um
bago, sprain, et'ff joints, or anything of
like nature uee Ballard'e Scow Liniment
and in no time you can throw away
your crutchpH and be as well as anyone.
Price 25c, 50c and $1.00. Sold by V. T.
The Gazette print? the news.
\a we remarked before
Put all of the seed in the ground all
of the time. ,
Among recent buyers of these drills
may be named:
Roy Hickman Harvey Lee
G. W. Smith Lynch' Bros.
George Cochran B. D Stre^y
Guy H. Thomas Geo. Draper
If you are needing a plow, please call
and see our
NEW FLYING DUTCHMAN
12, 14 or 16 inch sizes.
COLFAX - - WASH.
I Good Candy
f wS2 Spli s*an^s for
,n^^^_ g#*^n ~" A pure and
Jrdelicious in Candy.
■ Patronize the "Modern Dealer"
I Modern Confectionery Co., Mfrs., Portland, Oregon
P^S^^^^^^^^ PORTLAND, OREGON
A Bp)endld Boarding and Day School for
YOUNG MKN AND BOYS
Extensive courses in College. High School and Com.
mprcial work. Grammar grade* taught to boys over 11
yenrs. School open-, Sept. 13,1910. Catalog Fre*.
Address. Riv. Joseph Gallagher, C. 8. (X, Prea.
L'oimiu Uhiyxbsitx, Pobtlaxd, OeegoN.
Oolfax Meat Market
A. GERBER, Proprietor
FEESH AND CURED MEATS
POULTRY AND FISH
Oysters in Season
Hides and Pelts Bought
119 Main Street Phone Main 101
Dr. Ida Bryson
OSTEOPATH-GraduatA of the American
School of Osteopathy, Kirksville, Mo. Lo
cated in Schmuck block, 320 Main street.
Dr. John Benson,
HOMOEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN. Spec
ialties: Chronic diseases and diseases ef
women and children. Calls to any part cf
the county promptly answered. Office n
Colfax Hardware buildlntt.
Dr. Win. Clay Cardwell
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Rooms
14 and 15 Lippitt building. Office Hours, 9
to 12, 1 to 5; Sunday, 10 to 12; evenings by
appointment. Phones—Office, Main 1341;
residence, Black 1461.
Dr. W. B. Palamountain
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON-Rooms 6
and 7, Lippitt Building. Phones: Office,
Main 581; Residence, Red 183. Office hours,
9 to 12 a. m., 1 to 5:30 p. m.
Dr. J. A. Balsiger
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON-Rooms
6 and 7, over Barroll & Mohney's store. Tel.
Main 81; Residence Tel. Main 1371. Office
hours, 9to 12 a. m.; Ito sp. m.
Dr. A. E. Stunt,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. O. R.
& N. physician. Spokane & Inland sur
geon. Office over Hamilton's dru£ store.
R. J. Skaife,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office
second floor front in new Lommasson build
ing, Main street.
B. K. HANNA. R. M. HANNA.
Hanna & Hanna
ATTORNEYS AT LAW-Office: Bellinger
building; General Practice, Civil and Crim
inal; 'phone Main 91.
B. L. McCroskey
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Offices over the
First Savings & Trnst Bank. Telephone
JOHN PATTISOX PAUL PATTISON
Pattison & Pattison
ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Offioe In Fra
GOLF AX, WASHINGTON.
J. Hugh Sherley
ATTORNEY AT LAW—Offioe, room 3,
Pioneer block ; probate practice a specialty
Phone, Red 831.
Win. A. Innian,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Will do all kinds
of legal business. Office, Room 2, Pioneer
J. N. Pickrell,
ATTORNEY AT LAW Office in Frater
nity blook, Rooms 4 and 5.
Charles K. Hill,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Waite block.
Phone Main 811.
G. A. Chapman, D. D. 8.
DENTIST. Graduate Ohio College Dental
Sargnry. Office, room* 10 and 11 Lippitt
J. F. Tifft, D. M. D.
DENTIST. Parlors in Binnard Blook.
'Phone, Main 691.
Time Is Money!
E, 18. COTTERILL
Lippitt Bld»., Ground Floor
VU INLAND ELECTRIC TO
Spokane Interstate Fair
and the Fifth
Dry Farming Congress
Round trip rate to Spokane
One Fare and a Third
Witb minimum of $1. Sale dates
Oct. 1 7 inc. Final return limit Oct.lo.
EXHIBITORS' RATES-To accommodate
exhibitors wishing to arrive before the fair
opens the certificate plan rate of one and
one-third fare is made f-om all Inland
points. Sale dates Sept. 26 to Oct. 1 inclus
ive and good returning up to and including
Oct. 10. Travel the clean, quick, electric
N OTICE f
Goods that have been under
water will not be sold to any
person without telling them
about it. •
"W\ H. Lacev
If you want the news you
must take The Gazette.
P. B. STRAVENS, President W. R. ANDERSON, Cpshier
J. J.'MILLER, Vice President S. H. HICKS, Asst. Cashier
The Farmers State Bank
OF COLFAX, WASHINGTON
Capital $100,000.00. Surplus and Profits $16,000.00
Assets September 1, 1900, .$:!."> I,OOO.OO
Assets September 1, 1910, $414,000.00
Strong enough to accommodate you.
Not too strong to appreciate your patronage.
A general banking business transacted.
4 per cent interest, compounded semi-annually, paid
on Savings Deposits.
First mortgage loans on Whitman county FARM
LANDS made and sold.
All business entrusted to us receives prompt and
careful attention. We solicit your patronage, assuring
you courteous treatment.
A HOME INSTITUTION,
Don't wait till Mid-Winter
fd^V *° uy y°ur boy an overcoat.
r—**^? * I—-__iMfo^ Come in now while the assort-
J^^^^^yij rnent is complete. You can
/?Slf flffm K\*z2r Set a better selection of pat
i'M 1 1 \w terns and you can take your
Xwmk 111 i?| time and pick out just what
Jh& mil M ene °^ Boys' School Overcoats we
f m I 111 are s^ovv'n S Fall are made by Daube,
I liill Cohn 5c Co. of Chicago, who also make
iHlllf liHI I I ill c wor^ famous Hercules Suits for Boys.
ill lllvl i U W'^' nc* ese overcoats the best
I) I Ittu 11 I I va^ue or l^e money you have ever seen.
(I I ift\\\tl if Made to stand wintei service, and at the
11IH^^ \ [ jIIj same time being; ri^ht up-to-date on style.
&£*:■■..'zzfm - Let us show them to you.
F Oi sai, by Wheeler»Motter Co.
Grand View Addition
Is now on the market, in lots, acre tracts, also 5 and 10 acre
tracts, with abundance of pure water, good wide streets, easy
grades ...id only from Soo to 3000 feet from Main street of
the city of Colfax, Wash.
When you stop and think, our farthest lot or tract is only
a few feet more than a half mile from the business center of
this city, you will then realize the value of this splendid ad
dition. Easy terms and right prices to purchasers.
Colfax Investment Company
G. "W. L ART7E & CO., Agents
Headquarters for the Citizens of Whitman County and the
M. J. MALONEY, Proprietor
Olir Prices may not be the lowest, bat we guarantee every article
first class. *
The Bar connected with the hotel carries a fine line of imported and
domestic Wince, Liquors and Oigars. When you get it at the Hotel
Oolfax you get the best produced in the markets of the world.
When you want to find your friends, go to the Hotel Collax, the recognized
headquarters for everybody.
low Is the Time
to buy your coal. If you want to secure the lowest price of
the year, buy your winter coal now. If you want good ser
vice along with good coal, permit us to fill your bin.* Every
thing in the fuel line.
Standard Lumber Co
D. H. FIDUES, Agent Colfaij „„„,
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