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"A Tale of Two Cities."
The 13ch census shows the remarkable
growth ol the country from the Atlantic
to the Pacific. Oaly one state in the
Union shown a decrease, that of lowa,
which can be accounted for. lowa has
probably done a little more than her
share in peopling the Far West ac well
as sending many to Western Canada,
which has greatly felt the irapu'se of im
migration during the lat-t few years,
many Americans going there and taking
Population statistics of Seattle and
Portland were given out Saturday.
Seattle's population is 237,194, an in
crease of 156,523, or 194 per cent over
80,671 in 1900.
Portland is credited with 207,214, an
increase of 116.788. or 129 2 per cent
over 90,426 in 1900.
It should be stated in explanation that
the figures returned by both Seattle and
Portland were slightly reduced by Di
rector Durand, the former by 11,188
and the latter by 15.745. It is regret
table that such action should be neces
sary, but Director Durand evidently
knew what he was doing and the cities
have accepted the situation after a mild
show of surprise and indignation. There
is such a thing as too much "boosting"
and too much "spirit," albeit Portland
for once outdid the "Ssattle spirit" by a
trifle. Both cities, however, are to be
congratulated upon their advance in
population as well as substantial growth
in wealth. Both are young giants, des
tined to lead in the van of Western de
The recount ordered for Tacoma has
not been made public at this writing.
Tacorna was accused of padding census
returns, and although her papers and
commercial organisations danced the
highland fling for a few days, the City of
Destiny seems destined to accept less
population than she started out to get.
Tacoma, like the rest, has been growing,
of which we all feel proud and hope for
her further advancement.
Longest Road in the World.
The longest wagon road in the world
is projected. It is proposed to build a
trunk line highway exteßding from
Winnipeg, province of Manitoba, run
ning through Saskatchewan and Alberta
to Vancouver, British Columbia. The
road is to be built by the four provinces
named, each through its own territory.
We are told that British Columbia has
plans laid for the construction and com
pletion of its share of this road. Alberta
is well along, and the matter has been
taken up in the other provinces men
tioned. This will mean within the next
three or four years a first class trans
continental highway that will connect
with the Pacific highway project at Van
couver all the way down the coast to
Mexico. When these highways are com
pleted it will give the longest continued
stretch of first-class road that has ever
Talking about trunk line roads, why
not, while the iron is hot, build a first
class highway, or boulevard, across the
continent, following what is known as
the "Oregon trail." This would be
wholly ou American soil and would in no
way interfere with the good work started
ou the Caaadiau side of the line. The
work has bpen talked of before, but let
ub keep talking about it until we get it.
Mount Rainier National Park.
The annual report of the superintend
eat of Mount Rainier National Park calls
attention to a grand scenic section bf
the state of Washington that will some
day become as famous as Tosemite
valley,- the Yellowstone Park or the
Grand Canyon of the Colorado. It is
beginning to come into its own as a
ecenic resort, which will grow in popu
larity and intensity as the years roll by.
Superintendent Hali in his report says
that for the season 1910 fully 8000
visitors entered the park. Of these 2620
traveled by stage, 4413 by automobile,
several huudred by wagon and motor
cycle and 237 on foot. The summit of
Mount Rainier was reached by 159 per
sons. In 1909 less than 6000 persons
entered the park.
Of the government road, built by the
engineer corps of the army and now
practically completed from the western
boundary of the Rainier National forest
to a poiut beyond Camp of the Clouds
in Paradise valley, » distance of approx
imately 25 miles, Mr. Hall says:
"The construction of this road is a
creditable piece of engiueeriog, and has
been under the immediate supervision of
Eugene Ricksecker, assistant United
States engineer. Mr. Ricksecker has been
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, DECEMBER 2, 1910.
particular to see that the road passed
ail points of interest, and it is said to
be one of the finest scenic roads in
America. An expenditure of $1000 has
been made through this office for keeping
the road in good condition during the
season of 1910."
It will soon be "the thing" to visit
Mount Rainier National Park instead of
going to more distant and more ex
pensive pointa and, in some instances,
Champ Clark Begins to Crawfish.
Champ Clark, who will£probably be
speaker of the next national house of
representatives, has changed his attitude
on several things since the election and
since it became known that the demo
crats would control the next hou«e
Clark is foxy. At the last session of
congress Clark held that the power of the
speaker should be curtailed, and particu
larly did he condemn the speaker's
power of appointing committees. As
leader of the minority he offered in the
house a resolution proposing the selec
tion of "a committee on committees" to
have full power to make committee
assignments and appoint committee
chairmen. The resolution was not
Now that Clark seems almost certain
to be the next speaker he has lost inter
est in this proposed "committee of com
mittees." "I am not for it nor against
it," said Clark on his arrival in Wash
ington, " I am in favor of letting
the democratic caucus decide how com
mittees shall be named "
The old couplet applies:
"When the devil was sick, the devil a monk
"When the devil got well, devil a monk
The familiar quotation fits Champ
Clark to perfection, showing how little
he and his party regard professions of
the past. Uncle Joe Cannon is expected
to have some fun with Clark when the
latter assumes the speakership.
"What America Spends for Sport," is
the title of an article appearing in the
current number of Outing Magazine.
Tbe enormous amount may surprise
some people. Annual expenditures in
outdoor sports, according to the figures
presented, aggregate $73,340,000. Per
manent investments in "plants" of out
door sports is 1105,700,000. Thin only
covers the field of baseball, football, golf,
tennis, polo, playgrounds and public
school leagues, rowing, track athletics,
hockey, cricket and la crosse The
largest annual expenditure—sl2,soo,ooo
—is placed to tbe credit of baseball
Baneball, also, has the largest plant in
vestment—s2s,ooo,ooo. A like sum is
also invested in the athletic clubs of the
country. The above figures do not take
into consideration indoor sports—it re
fers to outdoor sports exclusively. In
door sports, which include billiards,
pool, bowling, gymnasiums and the like,
run into the millions of dollars, making
a total sum almost staggering in pro
portions. It will thus be seen that
"sport" hasdeveloped.into a "business."
For the fiscal year ended June 30 last
the 25 per cent of national forest revenue
which will go to the states for road and
school purposes amounted to $506,
--194 84. This was $67,492.03 more
than last year, or an increase of a little
over 15 per cent. The payments are an
offset to the loss of incomejfrom taxable
property sustained through withdrawal
of the forest land from entry nnder the
public land laws. The amount which
the state of Washington will receive
amounts to $26,671.89. It is stated
that the states will eventually receive
many times what the forests are now
yielding them, for there is as yet a
restricted demand for the government's
A tale of woe comes from the Benewah
country, 16 miles back of Tekoa on the
Coeur d'Alene Indian reservation, where
homesteaders have taken homes. It is
said there will be much privation and
suffering among the new comers this
winter. Many are without money, with
months of freezing weather ahead and
miles from sources of supplies. Family
after family went on claims with practi
cally co means outside of the amount
rfquired to get their land and are now
d *prived of the necessities of life. It is
safe to say that a majority of the new
homesteaders are tenderfeet, knowing
little of the duties and responsibilities
attending the taking up of government
There is nothing that builds up a city
quite so fast as borne industry. It is
home industry that makes employment
for labor, and employment for labor
means increased population, says the
Moscow (Idaho) Star-Mirror. It means
more customers for the merchants, and
more business for every line. This would
increase the value of every lot in town,
and make more valuable every acre of
farm land tributary. There is no idle
saatiment about home industry. It is a
business proposition that pays.
Women of the state of Washington,
21 years of age or over, have the right
to vote at all general or special elections.
Governor Hay issued his proclamation
Monday putting in fore* the constitu
tional amendment adopted at the elec
tion held November 8. Returns show
that the suffrage amendment carried by
22,623 majority. The governor's proc
lamation, however, comes too late to
make the law available this year.
Th« Printer's Luxury.
From an exchange we purloin the fol
lowing, which explains why printers are
"A child is born in the neighborhood;
the attending physician gets $10. The
editor gives theloud-mouthed youngster
and the happy parents a send off and
gets $0. When it is christened the min
ister gets $10 and the editor gets $00.
It grows up and marries. The editor
publishes another long winded article
and tells a dozen lies about the 'beauti
ful and accomplished bride.' The minis
ter gets $10 and a piece of cake and the
editor gets $000. In the course of time
it dies. The doctor gets from $25 to
$100. and the undertaker gets from $50
to $100, the editor publishes a notice of
death and an obituary two columns
long, lodge and society resolutions, a 1< t
of poetry and a free card of thanks and
gets $0000. No wonder so many editors
L R. Glavis, prominent in the so called
Pinchot-Balhnger controversy, is under
arrest for burning; slashings contrary to
law, which did damage, besides threat
ening to do much more damage, and his
wife has been granted a divorce by a
Seattle court. Glavis sued for divorce.
His wife contested the suit, the result be
ing that he was non suited and the wife
was granted the divorce. The overseer
of the big fruit ranch he controls on the
Columbia river has quit him, all of which
goes to show that Mr. Glavis is not a
man of angelic disposition.
A recent sale of 20,000 bushels of
wheat by a Walla Walla grower at 75
cents a bushel shows one of the big
sources of the Northweet'd prosperity.
The Strenuous One is not saying much
these daye. Perhaps it is the calm be
fore the Htorm.
Aesop Up to Date.
This was at a fire. The building oc
cupied by a comic weekly was being
destroyed by the fell demon it was a
hopeless case. In the crowd was a
well known humorist. He had more
than an ordinary interest in the disas
ter. He had just sent in a batch of
comicalities and hadn't received his
pay for them.
"Can't you get some of your men to
save my jokes?" he appealed to the
"Nope." replied the chief. "You don't
expect us to pull your chestnuts out of
the fire, do you?"— Troy Standard.
A Japanese Wedding.
A Japanese wedding is a quaintly
pretty ceremony. The bride, dressed
in a white silk kimono and white veil,
sits on the floor facing her affianced
husband. Near them are two tables,
upon one of which are two cups, a
bottle of sake and a kettle with two
spouts. On the other are a miniature
plum tree, typifying the beauty of the
bride; a miniature fir tree, represent
ing the strength of the bridegroom,
and a stork stands ou a tortoise, sig
nifying long life and felicity. The
bride and bridegroom drink alternate
ly from the two spouted kettle in
token that they will henceforth share
each other's joys and sorrows. After
the wedding the bride's veil is laid
away to be used as her shroud.
The trade of tooth stainer, followed
in eastern Asia, is as odd a calling as
any. The natives prefer black teeth
to the whiter kind, and the tooth
stainer, with a little box of brushes
and coloring matter, calls on his cus
tomers and stains their teeth. The
process is not unlike that of blacking
a boot, for a fine polish is given to the
teeth. The pigment used is quite
harmless. In Arabia the trade of
"gossiper" has many followers. The
"gossiper" collects all the news, tittle
tattle, jokes and stories he can got
hold of and then goes from house to
house retailing them. If he has a
good manner and can adapt his re
citals to his audiences he makes a
very fair income.
Cultivate the ability to be patient
at all times. Whoever loses his pa
tience loses more than his patience.
He loses his hold on the very crisis
that made him lose his patience.
He loses the ability to think and
the balance of judgment which he
ought to have at their best in order
to face nghtly the thing that has
thrown him into contusion.
Deafness Cannot be Cured
by local applications, as they cannot reach
the diseased portion of the ear. There is only
one way to cure deafness, and that is by con
stitutional remedies. Deafness is caused by an
inflamed condition of the mucous linings of the
Eustachian Tube. When this tube is inflamed
you have a rumbling sound or imperfect hear
ing, and when it ia entirely closed, Deafness
is the result, and unless the inflammation can be
taken out and this tube restored to its normal
condition, hearing will be destroyed forever;
nine cases out of ten are caused by Catarrh,
which is nothing but an inflamed condition of
the mucous surfaces.
We will give One Hundred Dollars for any
case of Deafness (caused by Catarrh) that can
not be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. 'Send
for circular free.
F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, Ohio.
Sold by Druggists, 75c.
Take Hall's Family fills for constipation.
Soothes itching skin. Heals cuts or
burns without a gear Cures piles, ec
zema, salt rhpura, nny itching. Doau's
Ointment. Your druggist fells it.
The Correct Time
to stop a cough or cold is just as soon
as it Ptarte —then tht^e will be no daDger
of pneumonia or consumption. Just a
few doses of Baliard's Horehound Syrup
taken at the start will stop the cough.
If it has bf en running on for some time
the treatment will be longer, but the
cure is cure. Sold by V. T. McCroskev.
horrent—Five house keeping rooms
for rent. Inquire of South End Grocpry
Houne for rent. Whitman Realty Co.,
W unted —I demre to reur v wh^at farm
—either half, three-quarters or full sec
tion. I have the neceesury stock to do
the farming Address Eberhard Stroh
maier, < oifax, Wash.
Wanted—Description and price of land
tor sale from owner* only. State loca
tion and terms. Addresn Lock Box 696,
FOR SALE OR RENT.
Piano for Rent—For particular call
on Edwin C. Baird. Colfnx State B*nk.
For Recit—Furnished house in South
Colfax. Inquire of Leo S Carter.
FOR SALE--REAL ESTATE.
For Sale—6 room house, newly painted
and papered, four blocks from high
school, t^o blocks from grade «chool
Price $ 1400. Inquire of Frank Yoilen
B. K. HANNA. B. M. HAN'NA.
Hanna & Manna
ATTORNEYS AT LAW—Offioe: Bellinger
building; General Practice, Civil and Crim
inal; 'phone Main 91.
R« L. McCroskey
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Offices over the
First Savings & Trnst Bank. Telephone
JOHN PATTISON F. L, STOTLER PADL PATTISON
FattiMon, Stotler & Pattison
ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office in Fra
J. Hugh Sherfey
ATTORNEY AT LAW—Offioe, room 3,
Pioneer block ; probate practice a specialty
Phone, Red 831.
Dr. J. A. Balsiger '
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON—Rooms
6 and 7, over Barroll &. Mohney's otore. Tel.
Main 81; Residence Tel. Main 1371. Office
hours, 9to 12 a. m.; 1 to 6p. m.
Dr. A. E. Stuht,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. O. R.
Sc N. physician. Spokane & Inland sur
geon. Utbce over Hamilton's drug store.
K. J. Skaife,
HYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office
second floor front in new Lommaseon build
int?, Main street.
Dr. Ida Bryson
OSTEOPATH—Graduate of the American
School of Osteopathy, Kirksville, Mo. Lo
cated in Schmuck block, 320 Main street.
Dr. John Benson,
HOMOEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN. Spec
ialtiea: Chronic diseases and diseases of
women and children. Calls to any part of
the oounty promptly answered. Office c
Colfax Hardware building.
Dr. Wm. 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 Buildine. Phones: Office,
Main 581; Residence, Red 183. Office hours,
9 to 12 a. m., 1 to 5:30 p, m.
COLFAX, WASHINGTON •
O. A. Chapman, D. D. S.
DENTIBT. Graduate Ohio College Dental
Surgery. Office, roonn 10 and 11 Lippitt
J. F. Tifft, D. M. I>.
DENTIST. Parlors in Binnard Block.
'Phone, Main 691.
Wm. A. lnnian,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Will do all kinds
of legal bualnan*. Office, Boom 2, Pioneer
J. N. Pickrell,
ATTORNEY AT LAW Office in Frater
mty block. Booms 4 and 5.
Charles B. Hill,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Waite block.
Phone Main 811.
Wood For Sale
ioo cords of i6-inch Pine Body
Wood at $5.50 per cord, on our
ranch 3 miles below Palouse City.
SARAH A. HUGHES.
GEO. 1.. CORNELIUS
AUTOMOBILE AND BICYCLE HOSPITAL
Repairing ot all kinds.
Opp. Maiu Street School COLFAX
TENNY ADV GO SymoDß Blo<*
11 mu¥. ou. Spokane Wash
*ieep the Gazette on ft c and are It*
asthorlied agents for advertisement*
and subscript onß.
PERFECT BAKING RESULTS can be obtained only
when the best materials are used, including flour of
these popular and well known brands—
"Perfect Stock' 1
which are manufactured in Whitman county by the VVINONA
MILLING CO., from Blue Stem Wheat, the very best for the
Inland Milling & Feed Co. =~.
A.OOOLIDGE R. L. McCROSKEY H. G. DePLEDGE LLIB LAIRD
President Vice President Ca«nier Asst. Cashier
First Savings and Trust
of Whitman County °wa",*:
Capital $50,000 Surplus f 15,000 Resources f 400,000
Depository of the city of Colfax and Whitman
We pay 4 per cent interest, compounded sem
annually, on savings accounts.
We have paid $42,1^7.62 interest on savings ac
counts during the past five years.
We solicit the accounts of firms, corporations and
individuals. No account is too small to be appre
ciated, and none too large to be well handled.
We rent safety deposit boxes in our fire and
burglar proof vault at $2.00 and up, per annum.
If you have money to invest, see us.
If you wish to borrow, call on us.
If you will leave your money with us, we will do
the best for you.
Statement of Condition of
Colfax National Bank
In response to call of Comptroller Nov. 10, 1910
bank has the largest capital and surplus of any bank in the Pa
louse country. «irt is conservatively managed by a board of directors
composed of men of ripe experience in the banking business, who meet
every week to discuss its affairs. *llts officers give careful and pains
taking attention to all business entrusted to them. «i Your attention
is respectfully called to the advantages of an account with this safe
strong, up to-date bank, and your business is solicited.
Loans and discounts and overdrafts 4i 9197 A.l 91
United States bonds ■ 200,000 00
htocks, bonds and securities 26 161 60
Furniture and fixtures [[\\\ 4JOO 00
Due from banks § 94,734 60
Due from United States treasurer. 10,000 00
Cash in vaults 59,488 47 104,223 07
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SS bank notes ■':•'::::•'•' ■«•»««
Uep°SltS 1,141.144 79
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P. B STRAYEN-5, President
J. J. MILLER, Vice President
The Farmers State Bank
OF COLFAX, WABHIWCTOI
Capita! $100,000.00. Surplus and Profits $16,000.00
Assets September 1, 1909, $:5r,i,000.00
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.
t * J™ moTt^e loans on Whitman county FARM
LAJNDS made and sold.
All business entrusted to us receives prompt and
careful attention. We solicit your patronage, assuring
you courteous treatment.
A HOME INSTITUTION,
W. R. AXDERSOV. C»sbier
S. H. HICKS, ABet. Cashier