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SOCIAL SIDE OF CQLFAX
Lodge Social Friday Night.
The local Odd Fellows and Rebekahs
held a social iv the lodge room last Fri
day night that was not only largely at
teuded hut proved to be highly enjoy
able. A program of sperches, music,
recitations, etc , rilled in the time, in ad
dition to a bat quet that always goes
with such events. At the close those
who wished enjoyed dancing. Itev. W.
A. Diggins, Charles A Frazierand Walter
A. McKay made appropriate addressee.
Mrs. E I) Eldrege favored the audience
with a recitation. Walter Strickler sang
« solo in bis usual good form Minn
Katherine Dennis gave instrumental
selections. In addition the KebekabH put
vui the floor drill, showing proficiency
The social lasted until a late hour.
Swastika Club Entertains.
The Swastika Forensic Club of the
Colfax High school gave a progressive
dinner Tuesday last. The girls, with
♦ their invited guests, met at the school,
where they drew lots for partners. From
there they proceeded to Miss Naomi Mor
ley's home where they were served with
iirs» course. From there, in turn, they
went to Miss Hallie Carter's, Mies Wini
ifred Windus's and to Miss Lulu
home, where the last course was
The rest of the evening was
spent in dancing. The guests departed
at midnight in great spirits, the boys
having a warm spot in their hearts for
the girls' club for being so highly enter
The basket social at the departmental
school Friday evening was largely at
tended and greatly enjoyed. Each girl
brought a basket tilled with good things
to eat. A feature, amusing as well as
bringing substantial results, was the ap
pearance of a girl witb a basket behind
a screen, casting a Hhadowon the screen.
The shadow and the well filled basket
was then sold, the bidders, of course, not
knowing the personality of the shadow.
It brought the neat sum of $47, which
goes to replenishing the piano fuud. The
ftiano fund now 'consist? of about $147.
Saturday night Mrs. Moses, wife of
I'rofessor Moses, entertained the Aloha
Club at her home oo Meadow street, a
number of the club and their husbands
being present. The club meets twice a
month, the husbands of members being
invited to meet with them every other
meeting. Oa these occasions the time is
usually given over to entertainment, in
cluding everything good to eat. The
\awtion given by Mrs. Moses proved no
'fjf option to the rule. A most en joy able
Mjfeng was spent.
A Recherche Event.
The party given by Mrs. William Clay
(ardwell at her home the last of last
week was largely attended and was a
recherche event of more than exceptional
interest. The ladies occupied the time
in doing embroidery and fancy work,
thus combining the beautiful and the
esthetic with the practical in life. Mrs.
I 'ardwell is distinguished for theelaborate
refreshments she set* before her guests,
and the event last week was no exception
to the rule.
Monday night was the regular monthly
birthday eociaJ event of the Circle, which
whh attended by about -if) members and
invited guests. The »«nial good time
whs experienced. Five hundred was
played, and a feed fit for the gods was
before all. These monthly events
are looked forward to with interest, not
only by members of the Circle but by
friends as well.
Mrs. Squibb Entertains.
A delightful time was enjoyed h.st
Tuesday night when the B. C. B. Club
was entertained by Mrs. K. K.j^Squibb.
The evening was in honor of Miss Urace
White. The usual routine work of the
club was indulged in and a dainty repast
f/l*>ied the event, which was enjoyed by
"** Birthday Party.
Miss Dorothy Elizabeth Corner, the
little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George
L Corner, celebrated her 6th birthday
anniversary Tuesday afternoon by giv
ing a party to several of her playmates.
The afternoon was spent in games, the
interesting event endiag with a feast
that touched the right spot with all
Priscilla Club Entertained.
Mrs. George Weber was hostess to the
i'riscilla Club at her home on Meadow
street last Monday afternoon. The time
of the club was spent in fancy needle
work, after which light refreshments were
St. Valentine's Day Party.
Cards are out bidding the friends of
Mrs. J. Hugh Sherfev and Mrs. K. G.
Clendenin to a uarty on St. Valentine's
lied Russian $ .&',
Club and hybrid 07
Forty fold G8
Ijjfcwkey Red 67
|PPte<l barley, per hundred 95
Brewing barley 1.00
Ottto, per nundred , 1.15
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTOV, FtfRKUARY 3, 1911.
Police Court Doings.
City Magistrate Neil had the usual al
lotment before him this week.
Jim MaiizeMa, drunk and disorder>,
was fined f5. which I c paid.
E. A. Davis, druuk and disorderly,
was assessed f 5 and costs.
H. C. Pep\ drunk, was fined $12 50.
John Joues. a floater, evidently going
under an as-umed name, for being drunk
paid $2 50.
Tom Sullivan was vugged and given a
home in the county fail for 80 dayc
Auditor McCroskey Reduces Force.
Since the lHt of the mouth Auditor
McCroekey has lessened the force in his
office by three. It may not be poesibfe
to run the auditor's office all the time
with the present force, but even a part
of the time will effect a saving. Mr.
McCroskey wishes it distinctly under
stood that situations declared vacHnt is
not for lack of efficiency, but Holely for
Work Started on Bridge.
Work has actually commenced on the
Cooper lake bridge. The concrete pier
is being laid at the south end, which
will probably take all the week to con -
plete. It is estimated that it will take
six weeks to fi,ish the structure. Mont
of the material has been assembled,
nothing but the elements should now
delay the work.
Fay Tetnpletou and Z >la L Reynolds,
both of Wilcox, were married at the
Bryson lodging house on Ffbruary 1 by
R°v. J. H. Baintoa. Several relatives
and friends of the young people from
Wiicox were present to witness the cere
Marriage licenses have been issued by
the county auditor to the following:
James Edward Hamilton of Endicott
and Mernice Tressa Laird of Diamond.
Fay Templeton and Zola Reynolds
both of Wilcox.
Artistic folk frequently have ixKt>
what vagne notions about business
Some of them are quite Ignorant of it.
others jjttnrly Indifferent to it and oth
ers yet hate the very name of it. < >ne
in the last named category was Liszt.
He had returned from a successful
tour, and Princess Mettemlch. the
wife of the celebrated statesman and
diplomatist, was questioning !ii;.i v
garding the concerts he had been jdv-
"1 hear," she said, "'that you did
pood business in Paris."
To which Liszt jjave the tart reply.
"I only played some music there.
Business -that I leave to bankers and
To another lady the musical cleric
gave a still more sarcastic answer.
"Ah, Abbe," she sighed, "what a great
fortune you would make if only yon
could bo Induced to go to America to
"Madame." returned Liszt, "if you
stood in need of that fortune, believe
me, I would go at once."
The Names of Moses.
Moses df Scriptural fame is; called
by eight different names in various
places in the Bible. Bathia, the daugh
ter of Pharaoh, called him Moses be
cause she drew him out of the water.
Jochebed, his mother, called him Jeku
thiel, saying, "I had hoped for him."
Miriam, his sister, called him .Tared
because she had descended after him
Into the water to see what his end
would be. Aaron called his brother
Alu Zanuch because his father had de
serted their mother. Amram, the fa
ther of Moses, called the boy Chabar
because he was again reunited to the
mother of the lad. Kehath, the grand
father of Moses, called him Abigdor
because God had repaired the breach
in the house of Jacob. The nurse of
the grandfather of Moses .ailed him
Alii Socho because he was once hid
den three months in the Tabernacle.
All Israel called him Sliemaiah be
cause 'in his days Cod beard their
cries and rescued them from their op
Dot and Trousseau.
Dealing with the weaknesses of ac
tors, some noted for meanness, a Paris
contemporary relates a good story of
Frcdc-i.k Lemaitre. the celebrated ac
tor, who \v;is somewhat parsimonious.
When his daughter was about to
marry. Lemaitre agreed to provide the
•'dot" and the trousseau. "Dot," it
may be observed, is the French equiv
alent for the English "dower" or Scot
When the notary came to complete
the contract and was reading the
terms Lemaitre said: "The daughter of
Frederick Lemaitre has not need of a
dot. M. Le Notaire, strike out the
The prospective son-in-law was pres
ent, and he had the courage to reply:
"The daughter of Frederick Lemaitre
• an easily clothe herself with the fame
of her father, m. Le Notaire, pray
strike out the trousseau."
Spirella—The only corset boned with
an ab^olu^ely unbreakable stay, on the
market. Positively wiU not rust Guar
anteed for one vp«r. Call up Mrs S E
Ratliff, Phone Red 1212.
For sale or Jtrade for land, a general
merchandise store and buildings of about
$17,000, doing big each bnsinees on a
large margin of profit in live Montana
town. Address H. Jackson, P. 0. box
258, Conrad, Mont.
Impure blood runs you down—makes
you an easy victim for organic diseases.
Burdock Blood Bitters purifles the blood
—cures the cause—builds you up.
W. H. Melrose is scheduled to arrive
here tod >y from his trip to England.
Mrs. Melrose wfnt to Spokane Tuesday
night to meet him, they expectiug to re
main in the Inland Empire metropolis
two or three days before returning to
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Seever returned
from Moneta, California, where they have
been visiting for the past three months.
W. K. Heglar, the Lamont banker, was
in Colfax last Saturday transacting
W. J Greer has gone to Elk River,
Idaho, for a few weeks.
Mr. and Mrs E M. Woodin and Mies
Mabel Morrison were in Spokane the
first of the week.
Fred A. Russell left Tuesday for Oma
ha, where he will join Mrs. Russell, who
has been visiting in that city for the
past six weeks. They expect to return
home iv about four weeks.
Fred 8 Rtthff of Spokane vras trans
acting business in Collax the first of the
Lewis L. Bruning went to Spokane
Tuesday to attend the Binnard funeral
as well as to look after other matters.
P. S. Pease of Spokane, representing
the Amene >n Type Founders Co., was in
Colfax Mouday and Tuesday.
Joe East weat to Spokane Tuesday
afternoon, returning Wednesday. Joe
is the inventor of a new agricultural
implement which he is getting ready to
throw on the market.
Mrs Florence T. Steveneon was in
town Friday and Saturday visiting with
old-time friends. She was on her way
to New York city to buy goods for her mil
linery istablishcuent in Seattle, where she
is now located.
Mrs. W. R Neil, accompanied by her
daughter, Mrs. E. F. Worman, returned
Tuesday from Mayview, Gartield county.
Mrs. Neil was called there last week by
the illness of her daughter, whom she
brought to Colfax for medical treatment
Ollie Cooper made a business trip to
Maiden last Tuesday.
W. D. Parr left Wednesday evening for
Southern California to look over the
Mrs. I). S. Brotherson spent several
days thin week visiting her sister, Mrs.
B. A. Davis, of Pullman.
Mrs. \V. E. Cory of Lewiston, Idaho,
in very sick with bronchitis. She ia the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H.
Erwin, and came here Wednesday to be
with her parents. Mrs. Erwin went to
i'ullman Wednesday morning to meet
Dan Binnard and wife arrived in Col
fax Saturday from Seattle, called by the
death of his father, who was buried in
Spokane Tuesday afternoon.
Philip W. Cox returned Sunday from
Wanbirgton, D. C , where he went strictly
Alva J. McCutchon, Thomas F. Ayler
Will Walls, J. F. Biliups and Curtis h!
I<ie are Winona people who were in Col
fax the first of the week.
C. W. Anderson of Spokane, architect
of that city, whs in Colfax Monday and
Tuesday, presenting plans for the new
M. E. church soon to be erected here.
Bernard Baber was in Spokane the
fir»t of the week, returning Tuesday
Miss Edith Smiley of Everett is visit
ing with Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Davis.
Judge Miller of Dayton will be here
next week to hold court.
Miss Margaret Price, who has occu
pied the position of copyist in the aud
itor's office for a long time, hns gone to
Spokane to enter Blair's Business Col
lege. She will take a course in stenog
Miss Dilla Carr, who recently returned
from the east, where she went over a
year ago for the benefit of her health,
left last week for Oregon to visit with a
In Colfax, February 1, to Mr. and
Mrs. Ed Harries, a son, weighing S
hor rent—Five bouse keeping rooms
for rent. Inquire of South End Grocery.
Wanted—A pood woman for general
housework. Apply to Mrs. W. A.
VNauttd—A man or woman to open
an office and represent us in Colfax.
One hundred dollars capital required.
Right party can make from $10 to #25
a day. Call Monday at the Colfax
Hotel. Jos P £eeds
For Sale—A Smith Premier No. 2
Typewriter—almost new and in first
class condition. Will be sold at a
bargain. Call at this office.
Sewing doce by the day. Telephone
Red 1591. Mrs. T E. Colvin.
Wanted—Description and price of land
for sale from owners only. State loca
tion and terms. Address Lock Box 696,
Found—A pair of gold-rimmed spec
tacles, found near Main street school !
building last Tuesday. Apply at this
HAS NO SUBSTITUTE
X MM +
The only baking powder
made from Royal Grape
Cream of Tartar
K3ALUM.NO LIME PHOSPHATE
AMONG THE CHURCHES.
Congregational church, Rev. J. Her
bert Bainron, pastor—Services at 11 a.
m. and 7.:K) p. m . Sunday school at 10
a. m. Christian Endeavor at G:8() d. m
The usual services will be held in the
Presbyterian edifice, near the old High
school. Tne pastor will preach Morn
ing subject, -Our Walk With God"
Lveniug, "The Extra Mile "
Good SRmariffln Episcopal church.
Rev. J. G. Robinson, rector—Evening ser
vice at 7:30 Sunday school at 12:15
Services in the church of the Good
SamitritHn on Suoduy as follows: Holy
communion, H a ni Morning prayer
and sermon, 11 a m Sunday school,
12 m. Young men's bible class, 6:30 p.
m. Evening service, 7:30 p. tn.
Christian church. Rev. W. A Diggins,
pastor—Sunday school at 10 a m'
Preaching at 11 a m. and 7:30 p. tn.
C. E. at 6:30 p m Prayer meeting
every Wednesday evening at 7:30.
Baptist church.—Rev. T. J. Collins of
Spokane will occupy the pulpit at the
Baptist church Sunday, preaching morn
ing and eveniug
Hrst Methodist Episcopal church, Rev.
N. M. Jonpn, pastor—Regular services
at 11 a. m. and 7:3<> p. m. Sunday
school at 10 a. m. Epworth League
6:30 p m. Regular prayer meeting
every Wednesday niicht.
Regular services at the chapel of the
Church of God will be held during the
winter as follows: Sunday school at 10
a. m , preaching services at 11 a. m. and
7 p m. on Sunday. Prayer meeting at
7:30 p. m. on Thursdays.
German Lutheran church, supplied by
Rev. Aug. Tr. Grafbener— Preaching ser
vice every 2d and 4th Sunday. Religious
instruction every 2d and 4th Saturday
afternoon. Sunday school every Sun
day from 9 to 10. Service commences
at 10 o'clock. Everybody cordially in
North Colfax Methodist Episcopal
Church—Sunday school at 2:30 p. m.
Preaching service at 3:30 p. m.
Christian Science nervices in the church
edifice every Sunday at 11 a. m. and
Wednesday at 7:30 p m
Spirella Cornet*-—The only stay that
will not take permanent bend at hip*,
nor break through »t top Not sold in
stores. Mrs S E. Ratl.ff, corsetire,
Phone Rfd 1212 <\»lfax.
Wp have two gfetini 8 of land near
LaCrowHH, piimtntr fallowed, which we
will have seedid, or will rent and furnish
seed to repponsiblp perties Address
!><>• man Bros ,
610 Hyde B'nek. Spokane, Waßh.
The listing of (arms for sale. My
charges are five p^r cut when deal is
closed. Address The Golden West Real
ty Co , Miss M Wellnandt, President and
Munager. Ritsville, Wash.
J B. Brown Bella the famous Aer
moter, b^of windmills in the world.
Pnonp Rpr) J521
NOW IS THE TIME
to bring in your watch you have been
putting of having repaired. If you
have tried everywhere else to eet satis
factory results, all we ask is
BRING IT HERE
If we don't fix it to run right, there'll be
SHIRKEY & GLASER
"At the Sign of thp Street Clock."
TEkINV ARV Pfl SvmoDS Block
ItNIU AUV. UU. Spokane, Wash
'-eep the Gazette on file and are it*
authorised agents for RfUertleenient>
GEO. L.. CORNELIUS
AUTOMOBILE AND BICYCLE HOSPITAL
Repairing ot all kinds.
Opp. Main Street School COLFAX
.^ -^_, PHONE MAIN 1971
®^ The Colfax Electrical Supply Co
OLD HARRIS MARKET
I A HifnC CARBON
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TANTALUM! UNBREAKABLE SAVES 40 PER CENT
TUNCSTEN SAVES FROM 65 TO 75 PER CENT)
PHONE US YOUR ORDERS MAIN 1971
We are offering tor your approval the most handsome
Fine China and Crockery
ever shown in Whitman County and the prices asked
will make your money go a great deal farther.
T>ERFECT BAKING RESULTS can be obtained only
-L when the best materials are used, including flour of
these popular and well known brands—
which are manufactured in Whitman county by the VVINONA
MILLING CO., from Blue Stem Wheat, the very best for the
Spokane and Colfax Feed & Poultry Co.
DISTRIBUTORS, Colfax, Wash.
Headquarters for the Citizens of Whitman County and the
M. J. MALONEY, Proprietor
Olir Prices may not be the lowest, but we guarantee every article
Thfi Bar connected with the hotel carries a 6ne line of imported and
domestic Wines, Liquors and Cigars. 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 Colfax, the recognised
headquarters for everybody.
Everybody has been wanting the
They are now for sale at the ELK DRUG STORE, the com
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