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■SOCIAL SIDE OF COLFAX
The farewell banquet given last week
by the Eastern Star in honor of Mr. and
Mrs. 1) L. Kemper and Mrs. L Scbmuck
prior to their leaving Colfax was an
event of great interest to those who
took part. As told in The Ga^tte last
week, Mr. and Mr* Kemper will leave
Home time next week for Ban Diego
county, California, where they will en
gnge in orange raising, and Mr* and
Mrs. Schmuck will go to Walla Walla in
a few days, where they will establish
their residence. At the baLqr.et last
week the Kempers were presented with a
beautiful cut glass dish and Mrs. Scbmuck
with a Colfax souvenir spoon. Speeches
were delivered, the affair ending with an
elaborate repast. Friends of both fam
ilies wish them prosperity and happiness
in their new homes.
Hoi For LaCrosse.
Tuesday afternoon, on the G:SO train,
24 members of Verona Rebekah Lodge
No. 13 went to LaCrocn to take part in
the interesting ceremonies of initiating
13 members into the mysteries of the
order by Demlor Lodge No. 193 of that
place. The Colfax contingent was re
inforced by 13 Kebekahs at Endicott,
who, together, descended upon LaCronse
and actutillr captured the town. The
/«iege, however, was a bloodless event.the
FyyaCroßMtcs capitulating at the first ap
broach of the enemy. In fact, they set
up a banquet that was simply appalling
in magnitude and generosity. The Col
lux and Endicott Itebekahs returned on
t ie Soo-Spokane reaching here on Wed
nesday morning at 8:05, having had
hiyu muckamut-k and experienced a most
Mrs. Morlay Entertains.
Mrs. Chester B Morley is giving a ser
ieu of afternoon parties, the Bret of
which was held Wedneeday afternoon.
The guests upon arrival were received
by Miss Naomi Morley who ushered them
into the dining room where a delicious
four-course luncheon was served. Dur
ing this time Miss Samuel of Spokane
entertained the guests with Rome excel
lently rendered selections on the piano.
After luncheon the afternoon was spent
it. the game of five hundred, Mrs. B. F.
lUndall winning first honors. The
rooms were beautifully decorated with
red and white carnations. The hostess
was assisted by Misses Carrie and Mary
Torrance and Miss Samuel of Spokane,
and Miss Mamie O'Neill and Mrs. Thtire
Pythian Palous«rs Club.
The Pjthian Palousers Club met last
Friday night at the Armory, Lewie L
Bruning, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Weinberg
and Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Ratliff being the
committee on this aue
•^ious occasion. Five hundred and
flinch helped to while away the happy
moments. Dr. W. A. Mitchell carried
off the honors in 500, while Mrs. Charles
L. Chamberlin secured the prize in flinch.
Light refreshments were served. Dane
ing rounded out a most enjoyable even
ing. Mr. and Mws. J. Hugh Sherfey,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Cbamber
lin and Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Snod
grass are the names selected
to have charge of the next function,
which will be at the Snodgrass home.
Entertained Wesleyan Guild.
Mrs. John M. McCaw, assisted by Mrs.
Ernest Kincaid, entertained the Wes
leyan Guild of the M. E. church on the
evening of tbe 23rd after the close of a
business meeting. Refreshments were
served. An interesting feature was the
presentation of a beautiful Haviland
china cup and saucer by Mrs. N. M.
Jones to Mrs. D. L. Kemper, prior to
her departure for Escondida, San Diego
county, California, where Mr. and Mrs.
Kemper will go next week to make their
hjme, when they expect to enter the
business of rawing oranges. The ladies
of the Guild enjoyed the occasion very
The B. C. B. Club.
The young ladies of the B. C. B. CJub
met Tuesday evening at the home of
Zkiee Belle Armstrong, 14 being present.
•The time was spent by the young ladies
, in needle work, as is their custom, some
thing to be commended. Much of tbe
handiwork o! the young ladies who com
pose the Club was on exhibition at the
last county fair, receiving mnch com
mendation. The enjoyable event closed
after refreshments had been Jserved by
Caiholic Ladies' Sewing Club.
The Catholic Ladies' Sewing Club, re
cntly organized, met at Mrs. Patrick
Codd's last Thursday afternoon. A
goodly number of ladies were in attend
ance, and judging from that and the in
terest taken in the work on hand, a euc
cessful future is predicted. The nt-xt
meeting will be at the home of Mrs. John
I)eUues on Thursday, April 6, to which
all the ladies arp invited to be present.
Next Thursday, April 6, Mrs. R. G.
Clendenin, assisted by Mrs. J. P. Hale
and Mrs. J. Hugh Sberfey, will entertain
the Ladies' Aid of the Congregational
church at a birthday party.
Miss Sommift Buried at Onecho.
Mies Amanda Sommare, who was
|h taken to St. Ignatius hospital laet week
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON. MARCH 31, .hi
suffering from hemorrhage of the stoic
ach and was operated on for obstruction
of the bowels, the intestines found to be
filled with tubercular ulcers, died Mon
day at the noon hour. The funeral took
place at Onecbo on Tuesday, Rev. Paul
Aeechliman officiating. Deceased was
23 years of age. Her mother lives at
Silverton, Oregon, but was here to at
tend the funeral. Deceased also leaves
three brothers and three sisters. She
was a young lady highly respected, liv
ing at Onecho at the time she was taken
THE POLMATIER SISTERS.
Will Appear in High School Audi-
torium on April 5.
Don't forget that the Polmatier Sisters,
five in number, will appear in the High
School Auditorium next Wednesday
evening, April 5. Those who desire to
hear a tirst class concert and orchestra
company should not fail to attend
Wednesday evening. The troupe ap
pears under the auspices of the High
school, in which the school will be a
The Polinatier Sisters are highly gpoktn
of wherever they have appeared. It is
seldom we find a company of five sisters,
highly talented and so well equipped for
the parts they take. If you want to
forget your troubles for a couple of
hours, and enjoy a nrst-class entertain
ment do not fail to hear the Polmatier
Sol Walters Is Sick.
Word was received in Colfax Monday
that Sol Walters of Chatcolet was a very
sick man, some uneasiness being felt as
to his condition. Tom Abbott and a
local physician went to Chatcolet Mon
day morning, returning in the evening.
They reported that Mr. Walters, though
completely out of whack, was not in a
dangerous condition and would pull
through all right. He keeps the eating
house at Chatcolet and is known to
scores of people hereabouts.
Revival Meetings Ended.
The revival meetings which have been
in progress in the Christian church closed
Sunday night, 22 conversions, mostly
adults, being the result of the work
done. Rev. R E. Jope of Garfield, as
sisted by Rev. W. A. Diggias, had the
work well in hand and are highly grati
fied at the results. Monday evening a
reception was held at the church in honor
of the new members, which was largely
Wilson Longwill Die* at Hospital.
Wilson Longwill, aged 45, a resident
of Whitman county for the past 20
years, died at St. Ignatius hospital
Wednesday night of peritonitis. Mr
Longwill lived near Oakesdale. He
leaves two brothers, James H. Longwill
of Oakesdale and Elmer E Longwill of
Perms lvania, who is visiting in Cali
fornia at this writing. Funeral services
will be held at Garfield, awaiting the ar
rival of the brother from California.
Salvation Army Rally.
Adjutant Mrs. Heeiuger and Ensign
Miss Smith wil favor the Colfax corps
with a visit on April 1. Mr. and Mrs.
Hesinger are in charge of the industrial
home department at Spokane, and En
sign Smith commands the rescue hom<,
Come and hear these people tell of their
experiences of salvation warfare next
The Artisan Membership Contest.
Tbe Artisan membership contest has
closed with gratifying results. Forty
seven new members were added during
the contest, making a total of 84 ad
ditions since the beginning of the cam
paign, about the first of December. Tbe
Artisans have some jolly times, and in
tend to reach the 200 mark in the near
One Marriage License Issued.
But one marriage license was issued
this week, on tbe 24th, that of John
Smith and Mies Mnggie Smith, both of
Winona. The happy couple were ma
ried on the 25th at Winonn, Rev. N. V m
Jones of Colfax being called to Winona
to perform the ceremony.
Asks for Temporary Receiver.
Tboaiae Carton filed complaint in the
superior court yesterday asking that a
temporary receiver be appointed for the
Huntley Brothers store in Coif ax, and
citiLg William Huntley, George H. Hunt
ley, and Mattie E. Huntley, his wife, to
appear and answer tbe complaint.
Irma, the 11-year-old daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. J. C. Monahan, was operated
on at St. Ignatius hospital Monday for
acute appendicitis. At this writing the
little sufferer is in greatly improved con
dition, giving promise of pulling through
Twine, a boy and a girl, were born on
the 23d to Mr. and Mrs. Peter Luft.
The Lufts live in what is known in Col
fax as Russiantown. The twins, how
ever, died six hours after birth, and were
buried on the twenty fifth.
The Tryout Contest.
At the tryout contest last Friday
nigbt for the county declamatory con
test next week Miss Florida Hill won
out. Miss May Sherman of Endicott
won second place.
Shirkey & Glaser, graduate opticians.
PERSONAL NEWS HEMS
J. C. Monahan of Colfax registered at
the Hotel Victoria, Spokane, last Satur
Mrs. J. L. Keiser, who is living with
her daughter, Mrs. Greenville Clark, in
Genesee, Idaho, has been in Colfax sev
eral days looking after property inter
J. M. Trowbridge, merchant of Step
toe, was attending to business in Colfax
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Hale returned Fri
day from Southern California, where
they spent three months visiting all
points of interest, including a stay of
two weeks in San Francisco.
Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Lommaeson re
turned the last of last week, having
spent the winter in and around Los
Mr. and Mrp. R H. Lacey arrived
back home Friday after a three weeks'
stay among the flowers and orange
groves of Southern California.
Sam A. Mitchell cnme down from Spo
kane Sunday, remaining • over until
Mrs. James A. Perkins left Friday for
Spokane for a few days' visit with her
daughter, Mrs. V. B. McDowell.
John Sidler, "the stalwart of 61," was
in Colfax Tuesday. Mr. Sidler says the
farmers are plowing around Dusty, the
beautiful weather we have hnd so far
this month pushing things right along.
A large acreage will be sown to grain.
County Commissioner M. W. Whitlow
of Pullman was attending to business at
the county seat the first of the week.
I. J. Davis and daughter Margaret
left this morning for Spokane, the latter
to visit with the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Fred S. Ratlin".
City Councilman P. B. Stravens was
in Spokane and Coeur d'Alene the last
of last week, making it his special busi
ness to look into the paving methods of
the two cities.
D. Q. Monroe, representing the Ha«
sam Paving Co. of Spokane, came down
Sunday in the interest of his company
anent street paving in Colfax.
Charles N. Hinchliff, one of the city
dads of Elberton, was attending to busi
ness in Colfax the first of the week.
Dean Moffatt, who is a student at the
Houston school, Spokane, came down
last Friday and will remain the balance
of this week under the parental roof.
J. P. White went to Spokane the first
of the week to take the etate examina
tion as a pharmacist.
Mr. and Mrs. Martin J. Maloney re
turned this week from an extended East
ern trip, embracing a period of six
weeks. They visited Washington, D. 0 ,
New York city and many other places
Mrs. J. A. Balsiger, Mrs. Charles
Bramwell and Mrs. A. E. Stuht left
Tuesday morning for Spokane to enjoy
a few days of city life.
W. A. Lee of Spokane, an old time
newspaper man, passed through Colfax
Tuesday on his way to Eudicott, where
he goes to take charge of the Endicott
Index for several weeks while Brother
Martin seeks the trout streams of the
mountains for rest and change.
Mr. and Mrs. Z'H M. Beebe arrived in
Colfax Tuesday direct from San Diego,
California, where they spent the winter.
Mrs. George H. Shirkey returned Tues
day from Juliaetta, Idaho, where she has
been sojourning for several weeks.
John A. Lyons of Opportunity took
the opportunity to visit Colfax this
week, being able to stay away only
about so long.
Miss Helon Baber of Portland has
been visiting for a few days in Colfax
with her brother, B. D. Baber.
Judge Stephen J. Chadwick, justice of
the state supreme court, and Potter C.
Sullivan of Tacoma came to Colfax
Tuesday to see old tilicums and enjoy a
brief visit. They returned Wednesday.
William J. Herwig of Boise was in
Mies Julia Baker, who is attending
Blair Business College at Spokane, is in
Colfax this week visiting with relatives
S. Privett came down from Wallace
aud Cbatcolet Tuesday, where be bad
been lor several days.
Mies Etta Dodd was in Spokane Sun
day and Monday, enjoying the eights of
the city and mingling with friends.
State Senator Oliver Hall returned
Sunday after a week spent on his ranch
on the Columbia river.
Mrs. J. N. Samuel, Mies Mary Samuel,
and the Miesee Carrie and Mary Tor
rance of Spokane are visiting with Mrs.
Chester B. Morley.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Scbmuck returned
from Walla Walla, where they have pur
chased a home and will remove there
J. R. Hagerman, a well-to-do farmer
living in the Rock Lake region, was at
tending to business in Colfax Wednes
Charles L MacKenzie returned yester
day from Southern California, coming
via the coast route. Mrs. MacKenzie
and daughter are coming by way of Salt
Marion Freeman, J. P. Hubbard and
The official Government tests
show Royal Baking Powder to be
an absolutely pure and healthful
grape cream of tartar baking
powder, and care should be taken
to prevent the substitution of any
other brand in its place.
t With no other agent can bis
cuit, cake and hot-breads be made
so pure, healthful and delicious.
Royal Baking Powder costs only a fair price per pound,
and is cheaper and better at its price than any other baking
powder in the world. It makes pure, clean, healthful food!
Royal Cook Book-800 Receipts—Free. Send Name and Address.
ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO., NEW YORK.
R*v. N. M. Jones visited Spokane Mor.
day, returning Tuesday. Mr. Freeman,
while in Spokane, bought a beautiful
memorial window which will be placed in
the new Methodist church which will
soon be under construction.
Mrs Paul Pattison returned Tuesday
from Spokane, where she has been for
several weeks, much improved in health
Mre. John Pattison came down at the
same time, intending to remain several
Mrs. B. Burgunder visited in Cuear
d'Alene this week.
ENDICOTT'S SCHOOL BONDS.
Bid of State of Washington Accept-
ad by School Board.
The Endicott school bonds, calling for
|25,000, were disposed of Monday after
noon at the county treasurer/o office,
bids being opened at that time. The
school directors of Endicott were here,
composed of L. F. Smith, J H. Miller
and Hugh Eaton. The bid of the state
of Washington, through the state board
of finance, was selected by the Endicott
people, the bonds calling for o% per
cent interest, running 20 years, to be
taken up on any interest payment date.
The state board of finance is composed
of Governor Hay, State Treasurer Lewis
and State Auditor Clausen. It must not
be supposed that the state of Washing
ton was the only bidder for these bonds.
Bids were opened from Chicago, Denver,
Seattle, Spokane and other places, show
ing that school bonds hereabouts are
eagerly sought after.
Red Russian § .66
Ciub and hybrid 67
Forty fold 68
Turkey Red 67
Feed barley, per hundred 1.00
Brewing barley 1 10
Oats, per Dundred 1.15
Released from Hospital.
J L. Rogers of Gartield, who was op
erated on at St. Ignatius hospital 12
days ago for appendicitis, returns to his
home this (Friday) morning, being in
first class shape
Wesleyan Guild will give chicken
dinner and apron sale at Salvation Ariry
hall on Tuesday, April 4, at 11:30 tin
everybody is filled.
The Women's and the St. Agnes
Guilds of Good Samaritan church will
hold a sale of useful and fancy articles;
also cakes, candies and other delicacies
at the residence of L. D. Woodward
Wednesday afternoon April 19th, 1911.
The Colfax Nursery
is headquarters for genuine Bing and
Lambert cherry trees. Why? Becau»e
I introduced the Bing cherry here 24
years ago, and the Lambert 13 years
ago. Geo. Rledy.
For Spirella Corsets call up Mrs. S. E.
Ratliff, Phone Red 1212. Oolfax.
For British Columbia lands see the
Dominion Stock & Bond Corporation,
(head office Vancouver, B. C ) COLFAX,
WASH., opposite The Fair.
Bids Asked For.
The building committee for the new
Methodist church will be rendv to re
ceive bide after Monday, April 3 Plans
and specifications may be seen at the
Methodist parsonage. Bids will be
opened April 12th at 10 a. m. sharp.
Committee reserves the right to reject
any or ail bids.
j. P. Hibrard, Ed Armstrong,
Eggs for Sale.
We havfi for sale full blood Plymouth
Rock eggs—the great utility bird. In
cubator lots $4 00 per hundred. Price
of eggs from prize winners furnished on
application. Address Jake Arrasmith,
LIST OF OVERCOUNT CITIES
Ten Located in State of Washington
--Misjudg merit Hinted At.
A list of 23 cities in the United States
in which, as a result of re-enumeration
or rechecking the population, as finally
determined by the Census Bureau, was
less than originally returned by the
enumerators, tias been given out. Ten
of these cities are in the state of Wash
ington, as below given:
Original As cor- Differ
count. rected. em-e.
Aberdeen.. 15,598 13,660 1,938
Bellinghsm 27 194 24,298 2,896
Centralia 8.065 7,311 754
Everett 25 762 24.814 948
Hoquiam 9.154 8,171 983
Montesano 2.984 2,488 496
Seattle 2« 382 237,194 11,188
Spokane 109.695 104,402 5,293
Tacoraa 116,270 83,743 32,527
Walla Walla. .. 20,273 19,364 909
Three miles south of Colfax, March
26 to Mr. and Mrs. George Roberts, a
Lippitt Brothers' Dressmaking De-
Lippitt Brothers' dressmaking depart
ment i« prepared to mnke dresses and
garments of any kind, on short notice,
and at reasonHble prices, whether the
goods are bought at our store or not.
Mrc Ford is in charge of the depart
ment. Entrance through the store.
For British Columbia lands see the
Dominion .Stork & Bond Corporatio ,
(head office V> icouver. B, C ) COLFAX,
WASH , opposite The Fair.
Roosevelt's Reception at Moscow.
The O W. R it N will run a special
train from Colfax to Moscow on Mondnv
morning, April 10, leaving at (J 45
o'clock, to pnable hII who wish to hear
and see ex-President Roosevelt on that
occasion. The epeeial will return soon
affer thp npeaking. Fare fir round
trip $1 15
J B. Brown hhlls the famous Aer
moter, the be«t windmills in the world
Phone Red 1521.
Any skin itching is a temper-tester.
The more you ncratch the more it itches.
I) tan's Ointment cures piles, eczema—
any skin itching. At all drug stores.
Read In Sunset Magazine
"Motoring Through California," by
Lloyd O*bourne, beautifully illustrated
in four colors "The Spell," a romantic
nerial by C N and A. M Williamson.
'In the Shadow of the Dragon," by
Grant Carpenter, descriptive story of
San Francisco's Chinese quarters. April
issue. Now on sale. 15 cnts.
For bargains see XX border ads.
Columbia phonographs and records
for sale at Ripley'e—double disc records
Toe value of home life in baefd to a
large extent on the excellence of the
borne conking. Good cooking is im
We are ready to supply you with the
choicest of frpeh, staple and fancy Gro
ceries at the lowest prices possible. We
always have on hand the best of the
r-eason's fruits, vegetables, etc., also
prompt delivery and courteous service,
Phone yi Erwin & Son
Main • -■- Proprietora
(Taken from Government Pamphlet )
TO THE CAPITAUST-
The most profitable field for iv
vestment in the known world.
TO THE MANUFACTURER-
A great wealth of raw materials
Unsurpassed shipping fncilitie«
Rapidly increasing market* at
borne and in the new Prov
inces of Saskatchewan and
Alberta, Mexico. Auntralia
and the Orient.
TO THE LUMBERMAN-
Millionw of acre* c»f the finent tim
ber in the world.
An ever-increasing demand for
lumber at home and abroad.
TO THE FISHERMAN-
Inexhaustible quantities of sal
mon, halibut, cod. herring
and other tinh.
TO THE FRUIT 6ROWER-
Many tboUHandH of Hcren of land
pro(luciuß: all the hardier
fruitn, as well aa peacheß,
KrapeH. apricotH, melons,
TO THE DAIRYMAN-
Splendid pasture aDd hi;;h prices
for butter, milk nvd cream.
TO THE POULTRYMAN-
A cash home market for poultry
and ecrjjs at big pricen.
TO THE FARMER-
Large profirs from mixed farm
ing, grain and vegetable
TO THE WINER-
Three hundred thousand square
miles of unprospected mineral
TO THE WORKINGMAN-
Fair wages and a reasonable
TO THE SPORTSMAN-
An infinite variety of game ani
mals, big and small, game
fishes and game birds,
Wanted—Girl to do general house
work. Apply to Mrs. B. Burgunder.
A puree with some coin and other ar
ticles. Prove property and get sacue at
Wanted—Man and wife want portion
on ranch. Best of references. Address
P 0. box 318, Spokane, Wash.
We want a few good farm loanp. If
you want a loan rail on us or write us.
Colfax Ins. & Realty To.
Lippitt Building, Colfax, Wash.
W anted —Description and price of land
lor sale from owner* only. State lora
tion and terms. Address Lock Box 696,
Wanted—A good fre*}h Jersey cow at
once Call on W. J. Hamilton.
Live Stock Wanted.
I am io the market to buy hogs and
cattle and will pay the highest market
price. Will be in Colfax Friday and
Saturday of esch week at the Hotel
Colfax. Either write or phone.
A. J. L< csimi.v.
FOR SALE AT A BARGAIN
1 18 h. p. Foos gasoline engine (hori
1 Dederick power hay press 17x22.
1 Aultman's new separator 32x52.
All new and complete.
CHAS. H DODD,
580 First St., Portland, Oregon.
My entire herd of Jersey cattle, con
sisting of six milch cows, rive heifers and
one bull. For particulars call up E. D.
Eldredge. Colfax, Farmers 25X1.
Safe for Sal*.
I offer for sale a small safe, which is in
good condition. Iver Moan, at Model
Books For Sale.
Inasmuch as I expect to remove from
Colfax in the near future I will sell the
following books at a bargain, to save
freight charges. Ist—l set (10 vol ) of
"Messaged and Papers of the Presidents."
These books are compiled by a commit
tee of congressmen of which Mr Richard
son of Tennessee is chairman, aad con
tain all the messages, proclamations and
other state papers of the presidents from
Washington down to and ir eluding the
first three years of President Roosevelt,
a new volume will be published by the
same authority as new material accumu
lates. They are elegantly bound and
cost me $36 00, will sell them for $27 50.
2nd—Will sell a set (9 vol.) Ridpath's
History of the World for $25.00. Both
sets as good as new.
0 L. Kern per.
Eggs For Sale.
Call Farmers 173 for tine eggs. R. I.
Reds, Plymouth Rock and Silver Laced
Mrs D. L. Wood,
Colfax, Waah., R F. D. 4.