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The Tots Entertained.
The Ladies' Aid of the Congregational
church entertained the children of the
Sunday school belonging to that church
last Friday at Emporium hall by giving
tbe tots an elaborate dinner. It is
needless to say that the children had a
fine time in addition to having plenty to
eat. There were special features con
nected with the entertainment, but the
maiu one, oi course, was the big feed.
Bert K'uhn before the close extended an
invitation fur the children to attend the
«bow at the Rldgeway in the evening,
which was received with enthusiasm.
Miss Kathleen Johnson Entertains.
Wtdnendny afternoon little Miss Kath
leeu, BMWted by her mother, Mrs. Matt
Johnson, was hostess to fourteen of her
little baby Irieuds, the affair being in
honor of her little cousins, the Misses
Marion and Mary Doolittle of North
,;akiuia. The young folks were accom
panied by their mothers. The afternoon
was delightfully spent in conversation
and refreshments, which consisted mainly
of modified milk and kindred floods.
Thirteen youug ladies and one young
gentleman made up the party and they
all wore tueir "giaddest rags,"
. United Artisans Banquet.
Manter Artinau H S. Hudson
vjmed the United Artisans' Lodge of
rolftix at the last meeting. A clasa of
14 took the Artisan degree, followed by
a program and banquet. Exercises took
place in Masonic ball. The following
piogram was carried out : Reading,
Mrß. Ethel Williams; duet, Mrs. F. T.
Abbott and Miss Imo Berry; piano solo
by Mies May Kincaid, and also Miss
Frances Hargrave. Instrumental solo,
Irene Kincaid. Several addressee fol
Mrs. Hess Entertains Eastern Star.
Mrs. C. W. Hess, assisted by Dr. and
Mrs. Balsiger and Mr. and Mrs. W. N
Thomas, entertained the members of the
Etetern Star Tuesday evening, 60 people
being in attendance. Five hundred was
engaged in, Simon Dreifus and Mrs. W.
A. Mitchell capturing Ist prizes and D.
L Kemper and L. Srhmuck getting the
consolation prizes. Dainty refreshments
were served. A jolly good time was had
The Eagles' Dance Monday Night.
The dance given by the Eagles Friday
night at the Armory was largely at
tended, and is spoken of as an especially
enjoyable event. Seventy five or 100
couples were in attendance, the dancing
capacity of the large hall beiDg filled to
the limit. The Eagles are noted for b<
injr pood entertainers, and the event of
l^il&j night was no exception to the
The Eastern Star gave a farewell re
ception last evening to Mr. and Mrs. D
L. Kemper and Mr. and Mrs. L. Schmuck
prior to their departure, the first named
going to San Diego county, California,
the lant named to Walla Walla to live.
Tie Gazette goes to press too early
(Thursday evening) to give particulars
this week, but will do so in next issue.
St. Patrick's Day Party.
Mrs. Marion Sprague entertained 12 of
her friends last Friday evening at a St.
Patrick's day party. The rooms were
decorated with shamrock leaves and
dainty refreshments were served, of which
all were in green. Many novel features
were introduced during tneevening, which
;ar.t>ed much merriment. Morton Lip
pitt eang a couple of Irish ballads.
Pythian Palousers at Luncheon.
Mm. W. A. Mitchell entertained tbe
ladies of the Pythian Palousers Club
Wednesday at a delightful luncheon at
1:30. After luncheon five hundred was
Played, Mrs. i. B. Mackey and Mrs.
<harlp« R. Hill receiving prizes. The
affair was greatly enjoyed by those
Entertains Sunday School Class.
Freddie Palmer entertained the mem
%^B.)t his Sunday School class at bin
°^^on Morton street last Friday even
ing- • Games were played, refreshments
were served, and a jolly good time en
joyed by sixteen of the youngsters.
Mies Summers, whose home is a few
miles out from Colfax on the Almota
foad, was operated on yesterday at St.
Ignatius hospital for a complication of
disease*. The young lady is said to be
getting along all right.
Infant Dies of Croup.
The one-year-old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Wiii Maxfield died at the family
home in this city Wednesday night of
<Toup. Funeral will take place thia
(rri'Ja>) afternoon at the "home on
No Marriage Licenses.
Thp county auditor issued no tnar
ttage licenses this week. Cupid must be
doing business somewhere else. How
ever, we may expect him to return any
Many Educators Will Be Her*.
The Whitman County Institute to be
held in tolfax od the 3d, 4th and sth of
u^ljL*(tnth promisee to be full of inter
ejPfFully 300 teachers will be here at
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, M\RCH 24. 1911.
that time. State Superintendent of
Schools H. B. Dewey will be here; like
wise Dr. E. O. Siesoa of the State Uni
versity of Be*ttfr; Miss Martha Sher
wood and J. E. Buchanan of the Cheney
formal; I) r . a. A. Cleveland, Professor
Paul L Vojrt, Professor R. Kent Beattie
and Professor Charles Timblin of the
Wasb, Dg ton State College. This is a
°"ght array of educational talent.
'THERE'?~m[llionS IN IT."
Sum of $125,000,000 Named in
Mortgage--Covers 105 Pages.
A first mortgage of |185,000,000 was
tiled in the auditor's office Weduesday
by the Spokane, Portland & Seattle
Railway Co. in favor of the Central
Trust Company of New York. The
mortgage run* to March 1, 1961. It
covers 105 pages and cowt $90.80 to
record it. A mortgage by the same
parties for 1100,000,000 wan released
January 11 of this year, the last mort
gage recorded probably taking the place
of the one released in January wi;h the
addition of £25,000,000. This is one
of the heaviest mortgages ever recorded
in Whitman county.
AMONG THE CHURCHES.
Congregational church, Rev. J. Her
bert Bainton, pastor—Her views at 11 a.
m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday school at 10
a. m. Christian Endeavor at 6:30 p. m.
The usual services will be held in the
Presbyterian edifice, near the old High
school. The pnstor will preach. Suh
jectc: "Short Views of Life," and "The
First Step." All invited.
Good Samaritan Episcopal church.
Rev. J. G. Robinson, rector—Evening ser
vice at 7:30. Sunday school at 12 m.
Young men's bible class. 6:30 p. m.
Christian church. Rev. W. A Diggins,
pastor—Sunday school at 10 a. m.
Preaching at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
C. E. at 6:30 p m. Prayer meeting
every Wednesdnv pvpnine at 7:30.
Baptist church.—Rev. T. J. Collins of
Spokane will occupy the pulpit at the
Baptist church Sunday, preaching morn
ing and evening.
T-irst Methodist Episcopal church, Rev.
N. M. Jones, pastor—Regular services
%t 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Sunday
school at 10 a. m. Epworth League
6:30 p. m. Regular prayer meeting
every Wednesday uieht.
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.
& N. excursion from Spokane to celebrate
German Lutheran church, eapplied by i tbe °PeDing of the North Coast road to
Rev. Aug. Tr. Graebener—Preaching ser- j that city. A train losd of people were
vice every 2d and 4th .Sunday. Religious aboard to celebrate the event,
instruction every 2d and 4th Saturday « , w m „ n .
afternoon. Sunday school every Sun- ! Mr- and Mrß' T- H- Pa'mer, who went
day from 9 to 10. Service commences to San Jose, California, last fall, spending
at 10 o'clock. Everybody cordially in- , the winter there, will return to Colfax
v'te"* I the last of this week.
D. F. Trimble, of the Whitman Realty
and Grain Co., is a familiar 6gure these
days at the office of the company in the
MacKeDzie block. Mr. Trimble will move
his family to Colfax from Palouse as
soon as school closes for the term.
William Codd of Spokane was ming
ling with friends and acquaintances in
Colfax this week.
E. J. Peechau returned Wednesday
after an absence of a month, most of
the time being spent with his parents at
Fort Dodge, lowa. Mr. Peschau wbb
several days in Chicago, besides linge-
ng three or four days at Walla Walla
on the return.
Mrs. 0. L. Crawford returned Sunday
evening from Spokane, after spending a
week viwiting with relatives.
North Colfax Methodist Episcopal
Church—Sunday school at 2:30 p. m.
Preaching service at 3:30 p. m.
Christian Science services in the church
edifice every Sunday at 11 a. m. and
Wednesday at 7:30 p. m.
Red Russian S .65
Club and hybrid 66
Forty fold 65
Fife ... M
Turkey Red 66
Feed barley, per hundred 1 00
Brewing barley 1.05
Oats, per hundred 1.10
The Colfax Nursery
is headquarters for genuine Bing and
Lambert cherry trees. Why? Because
I introduced the Bine cherry here 21
years ago, and the Lambert 13 yeare
ago. Geo Rukdv.
For Spirella Corsets call up Mrs. S. E.
Ratliff. Phone Red 1212. Colfax.
New Ridgeway Theater B5
TUESDAY MAKCH 28
SYNDICATE IX ORFORATED OFFER
Flinnr G.X/iVq Dramatization of
and a Splendid Cast of Players
A|T "The Feast of tbe Roses" and the Loggia of the Palace of
Vpf 1 Venice. Tbe Grand Canal and its Rippling Moonlit Waves
Mlbb* The Beautiful View of the Swiss Alps at Lucerne.
MAGNIFICENT ELECTRIC EFFECTS
SUPERB SCENIC EFFECTS
PRICES: fI.OO, 75c, sOc.
ft^mSfe^ SQUIRRELS, SAGE RATS
M^glp^V PRAIRIE DOGSandgOPHERS
Aft \J ARE ALL DESTROYED BY
(gS^m WOODLARK SQUIRREL POISON
'^^^^Sk^^^W r- THE STANDARD OF THE WORLD
REQUIRES NO MIXING OR PREPARATION
ALWAYS READY FOR USE
NO OTHER »S SO GOOD NOR MADE WITH SUCH GREAT CARE
SUCCESSFULLY USED BY 50,000 GRAIN GROWERS IN 1910. WHEN YOU BUY, DEMAND THE BCGT.
GET THE ••WOODLARK BRAND." MONEY BACK IF NOT AS CLAIMED.
HOYT CHEMICAL CO., Portland, Oregon
PERSONAL NEWS ITEMS
Congressman La Follltte was in Col
fax Saturday mingling with his constitu
ents. Mr. La Follette came in disguise;
that is, be came clean shaven, and but
few old-time friends and acquaintances
knew him at first glance. Per conse
quence considerable amusemeut was
Mr. and Mrs. W. ,1. Hamilton and Miss
Rita Hamilton returned Sunday morn
iu>f from Southern California, where they
Hpent the winter.
(J. W. Bnckenridge of the Northern
! Pacific railroad, with headquarters at
Spokane, was in Colfax Frid»y looking
after business interests.
Robert L. McCroskey of Colfax was
i registered at the Penuington, Spokane,
j last Saturday.
Charles E. Scriber went to Spokane
last Friday, returning the first of the
Henry Rosenkranz of St. John was
; attending to buniness at the county seat
B. M. Martin of the Endicott Index
i was mingling with the brethren in Colfax
Mrs. Marshall McCroskey, who left the
first of last week to visit her parents in
Spokane, returned yesterday.
John 1. Melville of Sprague was in
Colfax the first of the week attending to
Judge Thomas Neil! is holding court
in Colville this week for Judge Carey.
He will be home today or tomorrow.
Mrs. J. O. Mattoon arrived home yes
terday after a stay of one month at
North Yakima and Seattle, most of the
time, however, having been spent at the
last named city.
J. E. Minnie, who was confined to his
borne several days with la grippf,
put in an appearance on the street for
the first time Wednesday,
Dr. G. A. Chapman went to Burbank
last Sunday, returning Tuesday eveniuj'.
0 A. Holmes and family of Diamond
are visiting in Illinois.
R M. Campbell of Albion was at the
county seat Tuesday.
Harry M. Love was a pilgrim to Farm*
H. W. Goff was a passenger to North
Yakima Tuesday night on the 0.-W, R
Mrs. Harold Doolittle and her baby
twins arrived from North Y«kima Sun
day morning, and are domiciled at the
borne of Mr. and Mrs. I B. Doolittle
Makes Home Baking Easy
The only baking powder
made from Royal Grape
Cream of Tartar
NO ALUM.NO LIME PHOSPHATE
The twins arp the center of great iuter
tsc They will be a year old the Ist of
Herbert Smith, one of tun solid men
of Peuawawa, wan in t'oliux W dnesday
Mr and Mrs. .John Canutt were in from
tbfir home near Suake river the middle
of the week.
Edward Johnson of Spokane dropped
down yesterday and is mingling with
Harry Wheelbouse left yesterday for
Pasco, where he will remain, going into
business there with his brother, Lou
Fred Cromwell of Vancouver, B C ,
with his bride, was in Colfax the first of
the week receiving the congratulations
A complete line of trimmed and un
trimmed hatp—the latest designs added
Haily New goods coming every week.—
Mr.-. E E Moore.
Dorothy Peak took vocal lessons in
singing and ynu will see the results.
J B. Brown sells the famous Aer
moter, the best windmills in the world
Phone Red 152 X.
John W. Sickelsmitb, Greensboro, Pa ,
has three cbildn n, and like most child
ren they frequently take cold. "We
have tried several kinds of cough medi
cine," he saye, "but have never found
any yet that did them as much good ac
Chamberlain's Cou h Remedy." For
Siie by ail dealers.
Kills a Murderer.
A mercilesß murderer is Appendicitis
with many victims, but Dr. King** New
Life Pills kill it by prevention. They
gently stimulate stomach, liver and
bowels, preventing that clogging that
invites appendicitis, curing ConstiDfl
rion. Headache, Biliousness, Chills. 25c,
at all druggists.
All the old sorg favorites at the Peak
Sisters, Tuesday evening, H. S. Aud'»
Any ekin ncdtug is a temper-teeter.
The more you scratch the more it itches.
Dian's Ointment cure* piles, eczema—
any ekin itching. At all drug stores.
Hear the solo by the Peak Twiiß
Tueedey evening, at the High school.
Read In Sunset Magazine
"Motoring Through California," by
Ll^yd Onbourne, beautifully illustrated
in four colors "The Spell," a romantic
«prial by C X. and A M Williamson.
'In tbp Shadow of the Dragon," by
Grant Carpenter, descriptive story of
San Fr^ncinco's Chines quarters. April
iesuH. Now on sale. 15 c^nts.
For bargninn we XX bnrdpr ads.
Columbin phonographs and records
fnr sale at Ripley't?—double disc records
THE M. & W. MARKET
Sirloin Steak 14c
Pot Beef Roast 12)4
Hamburger Sausage 12%
Pork Sausage .12)4
Hams, the very best 21c Ib
Bacon, the very b°st '..22^i lb
Lard, guaranteed the beet
on the market, 5 Ib pail 70c
10 lb pail 11.40
M. & W. Market
311 Main St. Phone Main 471
Will store goods in brick warehouse,
corner Mill and Spring streets, on
first floor above flood danger; reason
able rates made on household goods,
merchandise, pianos, etc.
G-eo. U. Baker, Mgr-
Phone Main 1641
toOlthf Judith Basin, Montana,
where crop yields are the equal of those of the Palouse and
Walla Walla districts, where the market is 5 to 10 cents
higher, and where land may be obtained for one-third to one
half the money on exceptionally easy terms.
We own 10.000 nerpß of noti-irriuated land which we B re filing in
tracra of from 160 to 1000 acr*« All land practically ■mootfa ami within
three m,l, sof good towns. Fine climate, WH ter and roads. No dust.
Kailroad fare refunded to purchaser* Address
-UJ-. IV. M l^t .Lid 11U Ly()., >IOINT,VIN^
Residence For Sale
I offer my residence on south
Main street for sale :-: :-:
The property consists of two first class lots, and a
seven-room house with basement and furnace, bath and
all modern conveniences.
Also several small houses in
different parts of Colfaz
These properties are all in condition, and will
make terms on any or all of them. Call on or address
a*t iJ. .-■ ' " ' -rr' ■ ' ji m I KJas \ || ;
Brings Prompt Aid In
Case of Fire
fTIHE farm buildings are often at the mercy of flames. A
-*- minute's time gained at the outbreak of a fire, means
saving the property.
A call on the Bell Telephone saves the precious minutes.
The far-sighted farmer appreciates its protection as well as
its economic value.
The best time to join the army of progressive farmers is
Consult our local manager.
The Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Go.
PERFECT BAKING RESULTS can be obtained only
when the best materials are used, including flour of
these popular and well known brands—
which are manufactured in Whitman county by the WINONA
MILLING CO., from Blue Stem Wheat, the very best for the
Spokane and Colfax Peed & Poultry Co.
DISTRIBUTORS, Colfax, Wash.
Do you love good music? Listen to the
Victor Talking Machines
Now for sale at the ELK DRUG STORE. Th» famous grand opera sing
ers, Caruso, Journet, Dalmoree, Tetrazzini, Gadski, Calve, Eames, Neil
sen, Melba, Schuman Heink and all the rent, make records exclusively for
Mllfj vffll/Q Has. Served Its Time and
UIU UluVu You Seed a Sew One.
The "Monarch" Range
Is the one stove that gives you big satisfaction at small
fuel expense. Come in and see them.
E. R. BARROLL
Crockery and China Hardware and Tinware
Use Gazette Clubbing List and make your money go farther