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George C. Jewett, receiver of the Pa
louse State Bank, defunct, lately ap
pointed to succeed C. W. Watera, baa
started suit against the Old National
Bank of Spokane to recover securities
and money amounting to $36,180. Mr.
Jewett states that if he wins this suit it
will mean from 10 to 15 per cent ad
ditional dividends to the depositors.
The caße comes up for hearing Decem
A new record for farm land prices was
set by the sale of 90 acres five miles
from Pullman on the Ist for $100 per
acre by A. E Olson to W. W. Snyder.
Pullman again has an enthusiastic
commercial club with 89 charter mem
bers and promise of making it more
than 100 iv a short time. Each of these
members has paid $2.50 initiation fee
and promises to pay $1 a month for the
maintenance of tbe chamber, which is to
be known as the Pullman Chamber of
Another new experiment station under
the supervision of tbe State College will
be established near Tacoma. Professor
It W.Thatcher, head of tbe department
of agriculture at the college, in company
with Professor Tomb, will leave soon for
Tacoma, where they will do experimental
The Milwaukee railroad is installing a
rock crusher in the big rock cut near
Squaw Canyon. They are building
storage bins and will be able to crush
large quantifies, an unlimited supply of
which they have already broken.
W. U. Seagle, oue mile south of Elber
ton, brought in corn he raised this year
on stubble ground yielding 35 bushels
to the acre. The ears are eight to 10
inches in length. The corn was grown
without irrigation and not a drop of
rain fell after it was planted. In the
future Mr. Seagle will grow corn in place
of summer fallowing and feed it to hogs
in place of wheat.
The city reservoir at Lamont has been
completed and has a capacity of 250,000
gollons. Water will be supplied from a
C. E. Jennings, a prosperous farmer
living south of Pullman, and a cousin of
William Jennings Bryan, has purchased
the farm of W, A. Holden, adjoining his
own land, for $87.50 per acre.
At its regular meeting last week
Maiden Lodge No. 271,1 O. 0. F., elected
officers for the ensuing year as follows:
R. M. Roach, noble grand; W. W. Cor
nell, vice grand; Clarence L Henry, re
cording secretary; G. W. Griffith, finan
cial secretary; James Cadzow, treasurer-,
Frank Wolf, trustee. A Rebekah lodge
will be organized.
The Endicott Athletic Club basket ball
team defeated a team from Washington
State College in a one-sided game of
basket ball at Endicott last Saturday
by a score of 50 to 4. The same night
Endicott won again, 34 to 21.
The Palouse River Coal & Develop
ment Co. has given an option on 53 per
cent of its stock to A. Z Ho wen, a coal
operator o! Seattle. The option is taken
subject to the result of development
work which will be done at the expense
of Mr. Bowen and his associates. Mr.
Bowen spent several weeks in Palouse
and investigated the property thorough-
Beginning January 2, the Washington
State College will conduct an eight-week
winter course for farmers; also a short
course in domestic science for the farm
er's wife and daughter.
The new town well, which had reached
a depth of about 173 feet the last of
la6t week, was subjected to a test and it
was found that there was an abundance
of good pure water for domestic and
town purposes. The well was accepted
by the Town Investment Co —Lamont
Union, Dec. 2.
The high school basket ball team of
Rosalia began practice last week. Plenty
of good material is at hand. About 20
boys will try for the team. There will
be no county schedules this year, but the
manager has arranged games with Spo
kane High school, Spokane College, Hill
yard, Colfux, Paloune, Pullman, Coeur
d'Alene, Cheney and Idaho preparatory.
The boys are "out for the Inland Empire
The county debating team of the Tekoa
High school will debate Garfield High
school December 10. The topic for dis
cussion will be: "Resolved, That the
federal control of our national resources
is preferable to state control." The
Tekoa team consists of the following
members: Ella Alexander, Lawrence
Worley and Luskin McCroskey. Last
year Tekoa won second place in the
county, having defeated every team ex
Seventy-five thousand bushels of wheat
were Bold in Rosalia and vicinity last
week. It is said that froa: 40 to 45 per
cent of this year's crop is etill held, and
farmers expect to get 73 cents a byshel
before January 1.
' Spokane High school will meet Rosalia
in debate December 90 at Rosalia. Tfce
question is: "Resolved, That an income
tax should be part of the federal govern
ment." Rosalia will meet Maiden in de
bate shortly before the holidays on the
question: "Resolved, That the conser
vation of our natural resources should be
under federal control rather than state."
Rosalia upholds the affirmative in both
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, DECEMBER 9, 1910.
MOST FORTUNATE MAN.
As a Prize-Getter J. H. St. Law-
rence of Colfax Takes the Palm.
J. H. St. Lawrence of Colfax is a lucky
man. Perhaps it would be better to
aay that he is an exceedingly fortunate
man. To get a loving mate through
life, to be the winner of a $1575 auto
mobile and $100 in canh, all inside of
two days, is out of the usual, hut it
happened to Mr. St. Lawrence. On the
Ist he and Mrs. M A. Barnes, wno came
to Colfax from Perry, Okla., several
months ago, were married in Spokane
at the home of tbe groom's son, L.
G. St. Lawrence, Rev. H. E. Greening
officiating. Saturday morning follow
ing the Spokesman-Review announced
that Mr. St. Liwrence wus the winner
of the auto and money, above men
tioned, in its prizq contest, he beiDg
third in the list of vote-getters for
the first prize—a $5000 home in Spokane.
Colftx friends had been working hard to
bring this about, but are not sullen, con
sidering that third place is not bad,
bringing substantial results.
Mr. St. Lawrence has lived in Colfax
for several years, coming from Pullman
here, where he lived for a long time. He
has been blind since childhood, but is a
thorough and reliable business man,
conducting a music store on Main street.
His education was obtained in a school
for the blind. Although he never saw
the streets of Colfax be can go through
the business section of the city unattend
ed, and does many remarkable things
for one bereft of sight. It is interesting
to watch him enter the postoffice, go
direct to his box, work the combination
without a bitch, take out tbe mail and
proceed to his place of business without
The last few months, however, it was
observed that Mrs. Barnes usually ac
companied our fellow citizen in bis peri
grinations, a fellowship that will prob
ably be continued through life. Mr. and
Mrs. St. Lawrence have the well wishes
of all our people for their prosperity in
whatever they undertake.
0. R. & N. COMPANY CEASES.
Absorbed by New Harriman Corpor-
The name "O. R & N." will pass into
history on and after December 24. On
that date the Oregon Railroad & Navi
gation Company, the North Coast rail
road acid associated lines will pass out
of existence, and will be succeeded by the
new Harriman corporation known as
the Oregon-Washington Railroad &
We of the Palouse have become bo ac
customed to the initials 0. R. & N. that
it will probably be some time before we
became fully reconciled to the new order
of thicgs. The new name, however,
signifies a broadening of territory, and
should exemplify greater efficiency in
service if not a cheapening of rates
From the Oregon Steamboat Company,
with a couple of stern-wheel steamers,
to the present order of things is a long
Big Crop Acreege Next Year.
There will be the largest acreage in
crop in this part of the county next year
ever known since the country was settled.
The usual crop acreage is estimated to
be about 60 per cent of the land broken
up, the remainder lying idle each year
as summer fallow. Next year the acre
age will probably be abont 85 per cent
of the whole, and with anything like a
favorable season an enormous crop will
be harvested. This increase in acreage
is due to two causes. One is the prespnt
favorable season for fall plowing. The
rains came early and the season has
been open, permitting the farmers to plow
as much as they pleased. A second
reason is the change of sentiment among
farmers favoring epring wheat, thus do
ing away with the necessity of so much
summer fallow land for fall sowing —
Winona News, Dec. 2.
Arrested at Portland.
(ieorge Bretthauer is under arrest in
Portland charged with obtaining goods
in Endicott under false pretenses. Bret
thauer has been wanted since the 14th of
August, keeping his whereabouts un
known until located the other day at
Portland. He will be brought here to
answer the charge. Sheriff Carter never
forgets little matters like getting goods
under false pretences, the culprit gener
ally coming home to roost.
Good Showing Made.
The following pupils of district No.
146 (Penawawa) have been neither ab
sent nor tardy from school during the
month of November: Dan Daubert,
Eddie Heidenrich, Albert Heidenrich,
Herman Mackliet, Bennie Schreiber,
Edgar Schreibtr, Alice Schreiber, Lizzie
Schreiber, May Daubert, Elizabeth Ger
litz, Goldie Heidenreich. Mary Codd,
The United Artisans.
The United Artisans meet Thursday
night of each week, initiating a good
class each meeting. Mrs. Virdie Van
Patten and Miss Etnyle Van Patten ara
canvassing for new members and are
meeting with excellent success. Dr.
Eshelman, supreme medical director, will
be present at each session until the holi
days. Social reunions and plenty of in
struction and fun are in store for mem
bers. Unusual interest is being taken iv
the order this fall and winter.
DEATH OF MRS. H. W. PUGH.
Pneumonia Strikes Down Highly
Respected Citizen of Colfax.
Mro. Elsie T. Pugh, wife of Dr. H. W.
Pagh, departed this life at her home in |
this city Sunday morning, pneumonia '
and other complications being given as •
the cause of death. The serious condi- '
tion of Mrs. Pugh was noted in The '
Gazette two weeks ago. Funeral services i
were held at the family ret-idence Monday i
afternoon at 4 o'clock. Rev. J. Herbert
Bainton officiating. The remains were
taken to Spokane Tuesday morning, j
where interment took place.
Mrs. Pugh was born November 7,
1876, at Prairie Hall, Macon county,
Illinois. She wan married November 12,
1897, to H. W. Pugh. In addition to
her immediate family she is survived by
her father, Henry A Traughber, and by
her brother, R. Kenneth Traughber,
who is at present residing in Decatur,
Illinois. Her mother preceded her, dying
in 1906. She also leaves a son, seven or
eight years of age.
Mrs Pugh was a lady highly respected
in this community, enjoying a wide ac
Another Pioneer Citizen Dies.
Joseph L. Greene, a pioneer of this
part of the Palouse, died at his home in
Spokane the last of last week, aged 85
years. He settled on Dry creek, a few
miles north of Colfax, in 3 875, where he
took up a homestead. For a short time
he lived in Colfax, but about eight years
ago he went to Spokane to live. He is
well remembered by old timers. He is
survived by a widow and a daughter,
Anna Greene, living at the family home,
a brother and two sisters in New York
and a sister in Kearney, Neb. He came
from New York to San Francisco and
from there to Portland by boat, on up
the Columbia and settled on Dry creek
as above stated.
Youth Passes Away.
Clarence, the 16-year-old son of Mr.
and Mrs. Fred G. Dit r, g, died last Friday
at St. Ignatius hospital of typhoid fever.
Funeral services were held Saturday
afternoon at the Baptist church, Revs.
Collins and Reichle officiating. The dis
ease was no doubt contracted by drink
ing infected water from a well. Three
other children in the family are sick, but
at this writing are greatly improved.
The Dierke' moved to Colfax from the
farm so the children could go to school
this winter. Young Dierks belonged to
the eighth grade.
Infant Very Sick.
Mr. and Mrs. Allen E. Benner, whose
home in near Hubbard, are stopping at
the Duff hotel, where they can be near
the services of a doctor, their three
months-old baby being very sick with
pneumonia. At this writing the baby is
on the mend, but at one time last week
the little one was thought to be dying, a
second doctor being called in consulta
tion. If nothing unforeseen arises it is
thought the baby will pull through all
NEW RIDGEWAY THEATER.
The National Stock Company to Hold
the Boards Week of Dec. 19.
The next attraction of the New Ridge
way Theatre will be tbe National Stock
Company tLat will appear for the week
of Dec 19. The company numbers fifteen
people and carry a repertoir of bigb clasß
plays. Monday night the opening bill
will be "A Gold Mine," a play in three
acts by Brander Matthews and (reo. H.
Jeesop. This piece was played with
marked success by Nat Goodwin. It
deals with a California miner who goes
to England to sell his mine. It abounds
in witty dialogue with touches of tender
human nature. The balance of the
week the following plays will be given:
"Wife in Name," "Merely Mary Ann,"
" Marriage of Kitty," " Man of Her
Choice," "House of a Thousand Candles,"
"Brookdale Farm," "Country Kid,"
"Second Mrs. Tanguary," "Sunday" and
others. Tbe engagement will close on
Sunday night, Dec. 25. Popular prices
will prevail for the entire week.
Saved From Awful Death.
How an appalliug calau ity in bis fam
ily was prevented in told by A. D. Mc-
Donald of Fayetieviile, N. C, R F. D.
No. 8: ''My nister hid consumption,"
he writes, ' she was very tbia and pale,
had do appetite and seemed to grow
weaker every d*iy, b« all remedies failed
till Dr. King's New Discovery was tried,
and so completely cured her that she
has not been troubled with a cough
since. It is the best medicine I ever saw
or heard of." For coughs, colds, la
grippe, astbma, croup, hemorrhage, all
bronchial troubles, it has no equal. 50c,
$1.00. Trial bottle free. Guaranteed
by all druggists.
Live Stock Wanted.
I am in the market to buy hogs and
cattle and will pay the highest market
price. Will be in Colfax Friday and
Saturday of each week at the Hotel
Colfax. Either write or phone.
A. J. Lcgsdon.
Tied in a Knot
describee the way your muscles feel when
they're cramped or when you've been
over exercising. Bollard's Snow Lini
ment takes the kinks out of sore or
cramped muscles and relieves all aches
and pains. Buy a bottle today and
learn what it is to be free from bodily
ailments. Sold by V. T. McCroekey.
"I goffered habitually from constipa
tion. Dean's R^gulets relieved and
strengthened the bowels, bo that they
have been regular ever eince."—A. E.
Davis, grocer, Sulphur Springe, Texae
17 JEWELED. ft* ▲ 11 ACf>
tfWy M. A. ROSE
gmst!?j^(mß The Popular Price Jewelry Store
kill! 9 W^T or ie Christinas trade we are
IwiK^™i 1 showing the most beautiful goods
* A* ever displayed, including which are—
Ladies" Gold Watches Solid and Plated Rings
Sterling silver Sets Plated Silver Sets
Gold Handled I'mhrellas Souvenir Spoons
Fancy Clocks Cut Glass
Hand Painted China Solid and Plated Jewelry
Bracelets Fountain Pens %
and many other handsome articles
We take pleasure in announcing that we have by
far the largest stock in the Palous.e country, and we
have never before had a better line.
All goods purchased from us will be beautifully
engraved free of charge. Make your selections early.
M. A. ROSE W3T
Watch Inspector for 0. R. & N. Co. COLFiX, WASH.
Did You Ever Stop to Think?
THAT the better the quality of the flour, the LESS it
takes in the routine of baking?
That POMEROY FLOUR contains more of the elements
that give strength to flour than any other flour on the market?
That POMEROY FLOUR is guaranteed to give perfect
results in every way or money refunded? (This guarantee
is strictly reliable. Ask your merchant about it.)
That POMEROY FLOUR is for sale in all of the prin
cipal stores in Colfax?
Stop long enough to think about this and then order a
The Price Is Eight
E. E. BAEEOLL
—Is showing the most elegant line of—
Chinaware, Sets of Dishes, Etc.
Cups and Saucers
Beautiful Plates Fancy Pitchers
Just the thing for Christmas
Colfax Xll3Llxicis or
J.W.POTEET T> a
Proprietor 130 SIITO IO SCC US
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 and only from 800 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. LARXTE & CO., Agents
ELK DRUG STORE
Something st*cw For You
PURPLE HYACINTH TALCTTM
An Exquisite Toilet Preparation
V. T. McCROSKEY, Colfax, Wash.
Subsoribe for Magazines and other Periodicals
through Gazette Club List and save money.
If Your Eyes Are
or in any way defective, by all
means give them immediate
attention. We are here ready
to help you, and at a most
moderate consideration. One
of our expert opticians will
give your eyes a thorough, in
dividual examination in a room
specially equipped for scientific
eye testing. Come tomorrow.
Delays are dangerous.
Kiypok and Tone
Lens, Opera and
at lowest prices. Just the
thing for Xmas.
Standard Optical Co.
703 Riverside Aye.
spokane - - - Wash.
When in Coif ax, stop at the
Under New Management
European or American Plan
European, 50c to $1.00 a day.
American, $1.50 to $2.00 a day.
To and From
We can save you money on your
We want your confidence as
well as your patronage. When
you are in need of Groceries,
Fruits and Vegetables we want
your first thought to be
SOUTH END GROCERY
In return we assure you of
careful, painstaking (vet prompt)
attention to each and every
order given us. We need bus
iness and if you want the very
best in everything, you need
us to fill your grocery order.
We run our own delivery.
Rush orders given prompt at
SOUTH END GROCERY
Cor. Cooper bnd Main Sr H .
Pbone Main 41. "Houee of Quality"
We Haul Everything
Reed, Ripley & Co.
EXPREBB AND DrAYMEN
Office at Ripley Pharmacy
Phonp Main 11
Goods that have been under
water will not be sold to any
person without telling them j
about it. I
SHOT LAKE TUT
( The House of Efficiency)
315 miles east ot Portland on O. R. & M. Railway.
Best equiped Sanatorium and Surgery in No h» e»t
BOILING HOT SPRINGS
A»k agents for special rate round trip ticket*.
Write for illustrated booklet to
DR. W. T. PHY
Medical Supt. and M*r. HOT LAKE, OREGON
Bensel Fuel (jo.
Anthracite, Rock Springs
Chas. F. Bensel, Prop
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