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Mostly From Exchanges.
George F. Btivers of Qarfirld bas re
ceived a shipment of 4000 winter apple
trees from Oregon, and has men plauting
them on his big orchard farm near the
Northern Pacific depot. Mr. Stivers will
receive 4000 more trees in a few days
from the same nursery for the Plummer
liarliu tract north of Garfield.
C. E. Wolfe, a farmer who lives north
of Palouse, is the owner of a two-year
old Jersey heifer, which Saturday gave
birth to her second calf. The mother
was 18 months old when her first calf
was born and is now four months past
two years old.
Postmaster C. A. Gwinn and brothers
of Garfield have purchased a large tract
on the north side of Ladow butte and
will plant a winter apple orchard. They
have 25 acres set to choice trees.
lo the civil service examination for
rural carriers held at Oakeßdale recently
J. O Gilkey won over three other appli-
cants, and will assume charge of rural
route No. 2, Formerly in charge of A L.
Maiden has a population of 798, ac
cording to census figures announced
from Washington, D. C, Saturday.
Dr. W. N. Divine of Elberton has itn
ported two Berkshire bows and contem
plates the breeding of pure-bred Berk
shire swine and Jersey cattle on his large
ranch southeast of Stfpoe butte.
The La Crosse school directors Satur
day engaged D. W. Tucker of Indian
apolis, lad, as principal to succeed T.
C. Mountain, who retires at the close of
school to go into the ministry. Mr.
Tucker is a graduate of the Indiana
University and carries the title* of A. B.
and A. M.
Farmers iv and around La Crosae are
almost through spring seeding and are
beginuing to plant corn nnd Canadian
field peas in connection with this cum
mer's fallowed lands.
The pievailing dry weather has been
favorable for farm work in and around
Wiaona. The greater part of the seed
ing is done. The soil has been worked
up mellow, leaving it ia good condition
for Ktandiug dry weather. Little trouble
with weeds is anticipated this year. So
says a recent dispatch.
The state convention of the Christian
church will be held in Gurfield June 27
to June 30.
The city council of Albion has decided
to purchase the nits for the city ball and
jail to be built this spring.
* Elbertoo lodge No. 70, Knights of
Pythias, has elected A. R. Metz n» their
representative to the grand lodge of
Washington, wuich convenes at Seattle
May 16. J. C. Cathcart watt selected ac
Plans are being formulated for the
graduating exercises at the Palouse
High school, which takes place May 20.
The class is composed of 14. Tceir
names follow: George Ash, Nellie Gleiaer,
liuth Lowell, Ida Bean, Mable Muse,
Elva Spray, Faith Witmer, Gertrude
Gray, Malvina Ashbury, Florence Dan
iels, Marjorie Chalenor, Norman Diebel,
Max Rands and Fred Kincaid.
Mrs. Joseph Arrasmith, wife of State
Senator Joseph Arrasinith, lies at the
poiut of death at the family home, just
north of Palouse, from the bursting of a
blood vessel on the brain.
Three Pullman families will leave for
Southern Oregon the last of this week.
J. D. Alleu, Dan Crevling and Wilford
Allen intend fthippiog H»veral cars of
household goods and hom-8 to Oregon.
Mr. Crevling is buying several carloads
of beavy draft horses. J. D. Allen and
family go to Eugene aad Wi'.foni Allen
and Dan Crevling go to Graut's Pass.
Albert Guske, who owns a large farm
a few miles from La Crosse, sold 8000
bushels of b'.uestem and turkey red
wheat to the Pacific Coast Elevator Co.
Tuesday at I' 2 cents for bluestem and 70
cents for turkey red wheat.
Tbe Rosalia cornet band, under the
leadership of Professor Bowen of Spo
kane, is making rapid progress. Mr.
Bowen is in Rosalia every Sunday, prac
tice being held during tbe afternoon of
A company stallion, imported from
tbe east four years ago at a cost of
$4000, died suddenly a few days ago at
the Jordan Brothers' ranch.
Tbe Union Sunday school of Winona
has planned to have a special Piaster
program Sunday. The evening before
the school will have an egg roaat near
town on tbe Palouee river.
Farmers west of Winona are plowing
up the land along tbe public roads and
seeding it to wheat. The purpose is to
keep down weeds.
Six care of stock cattle were unloaded
at Winona Sunday by Tom Nance of
Garfield and taken to a pasture near
town for tbe summer.
Tbe Rosalia Steptoe Memorial Associ
ation met at the home of Mrs. F. J.
Wilmer Tuesday afternoon and tbe fol
lowing officers were elected: President,
Mrs. M. H. West; vice president, Mrs. F.
J. Wilmer; eecretary, Mrs. D. F. Ander
eon; treasurer, M-s G. F. Wbetsel. The
park committee reported that the trees
j to be set in ibe park hnve arrived.
BRIDGE AT PALOUSE FALLS
Adam* County Officials Here to
Confer With Our Officials.
The county commissioners of Adams
county, consisting of E. C. Trout. Ed
U. Hill and C. E. Moody, accompanied
by County Engineer H. W. Pettijohn of
that county, were in Colfax Monday to
confer with th«* enmini.-»sioners of Whit
man county in regard to the proposed
new bridge to span the Palouse river at
Palnuse Falls, a connecting lick between
the two counties, the cost of the con
struct ion of which is to be borne iqually
by the two countief. Tuesday morning
County Engineer McCaw left for Palouse
Falls with the Adams county officials,
when details will be worked out for the
structure of a new bridge, a matter of
Tne town of Palous° Falls in on the
Adams county eide of the river, while
the Palouse Orchards irrigation project
is in Whitman county. The interests of
the two are clone as well as mutual.
Difficult Surgical Operation.
One of the roost difficult operations
known to surgery was performed at St.
Ignatius hospital on Saturday, March
25th, when Mrs. J. T. Fues.liviug at the
bead of Pleasant valley, had an ex
ophtholmic goitre removed. This oper.
ation, while being a very difficult one, is
said to lie dangerous, from the fact
that hemorrhages are liable to occur.
The patient is improving rapidly, how
ever, and the danger point has been
passed. Thin is the first operation of
this nature ever performed in the local
Big Land Deal.
The McGregor Lund & Live Stock Co
and A. E Hooper together have sold
12,300 acres of funning laud in the
western part of Whitman counry fur
$225,000. Thin laud repreceutu some of
the best farming property in thnt part oi
the county. The sule wuh n< gotiattd ty
Ham, Yearsley & Ryrie of Spokane
These lands will be utilized for grain and
Bought Fast Driving Horse.
The fume of horse fl^eh from thin part
of the PalouHe country is spreading.
This, from the Clarkston Kepubl'c of
March 30, t-peaks for itself: "R. C.
L-uty went to Colfax last week and
brought back a tine $s<>o driving horse,
and now we can't see him when he goes
School Teachers Draw Cash.
County Treasurer Duncan was besieged
last week with pretty t-chool teachers
who were after the coin of the realm fur
services rendered to the various districts
throughout the county. There was paid
out on account of these warrants on
Monday and Tuesday the sum of $3500.
Permanent Highway Fund.
Figures given out, at Oympia show
that Whitman county is entitled to a
rebate of $88,130.28 from unused funds
in the state treasury, formerly collected
undpr the state «iJ rond law. This
money will go into the permanent higb
A. D S Peroxide f>eam for rough
skin. 2">' and sOc, at R'oleyV
"THE SQUAW MAN" NEXT TUESDAY NIGHT.
At last we are to see "The Squaw Man," unquestionably the most striking'y
original dramatic success aD American playwright has yet achieved. This is wel
come news to all lovers of really goitd drama. There ie no play in the history of
tbe American stage that has won so large a measure of artistic as well as financial
success ac has this picturesque and beautifully written drama of virile American
life. The play will be presented under the direction of H. E. Pierce & Co. at the
Ridgeway on Tuesday next, with a superb company, and the entire production,
with a complete scenic equipment, precisely as presented during the phenomenal
engagement of one thousand performances in New York city.
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, APRIL 14, 1911.
Midnight In the Ozarks
and yf-t e'e pleas Hiram Hcranton, of
Clay City, 111 , coughed and coughed.
He was in the mountains on the advice
of five doctors, who said he had con
sumption, but found no help in the cli
mate and startpd home. Hearing of
Dr. King's New Di-rovery he b«gan to
use it. "I toll, ye it sav»-d my life." he
writes "for it made a new man of me. so
that I can now do good work ngain "
For all lung disease*, coughs, colds, la
grippe, tiethniH, croup, whooping cough,
hay fever, hemorrhages, hoarseness or
quiusv. its the bent known remedy.
Price 50e and $1 00 Trial bottle free
Guaranteed by all druggists.
There* alwny* something minting
without I. W. HARPER whiskey. It's
so old and so extensively ui*ed every
where that we should ttnd it hard to get
along without it. Sold by J. G Moua
Can't look well, eat well or feel well
with impure blood feeding your body
Keep the blood pure with Burdock Blood
Bitterp. Eit niroply, take, exercise, keep
clean and you will have long life.
Never Out of Work.
The busiest little things ever made are
Dr. King's New Life Pills. Every pill is
a sugar-coated g'obule of health that
changes weakness into strength, languor
into energy, brain-fag into mental
power; curing Constipation, Headache,
Chills, Dyspepsia, Malaria. Only 25c at
Don't use harsh physics The reaction
weakens the bowels, lead»» to chronic
constipation Get Doan'a lt"guletp.
They operate easily, tone the stomach,
Shirkey & Glaser, graduate opticians.
Squirrels are out. Call at Ripley's
Pharmacy for your poison as we keep
all kinds at correct prices.
For plumbing, material and supplies,
call on J. B. Brown. Phone Red 152[
Lippitt Brothers' Dressmaking De
Lippitt Brother**' drertHmaking depart
nient is prepared to make dresses and
garments of auy kind, on short notice,
Htid at reasonable prices, whether the
guodfi are bought at- our afore or not
v 'rs. F->c<l is in charge of department.
Eatrtmee through the wtore
If you have, trouble in cetting rid of
your cold you may know that, you are
nor. treating it properly There is no
reas'in why a cold should horg on for
«eeks nnd it will not if you rnke Chani
beriain'n Cough Remedy. For sale by
The sack list for 1911, of the Colfax,
D tjiiond and Du«ty locnlf, is now at
i he Khnnerh)' State Bank in Colfnx, and
those dei-iring to order sncks must get
their nsmes. witn the number of sacks
wanted, on the lisf before May 21sr..
John Bloom. ChHirmon.
DO YOU KNOW
that we are very successful in
getting nice photos of Children?
All other subjects are easy to
See name on display case.
We Haul Everything
Reed, Ripley & Co.
Express and Draymen
Office at Ripley Pharmacy
Phone Main 11
We'll sell you an ALL STER
LING SILVER Belt Pin for
There's no brass joint and
catch or silver front business
about this pin—it's ALL STER
LING SILVER and a real bar
Only One to a Person
SHIRKEY & GLASER
Jewelers and Graduate Opticians.
"At the Sign of the Street Clock."
Western Union Life Ins. Co.
WILL YOU LEAVE
A Monthly Income? One which can
not be assigned, attached, lost
YOU CAN DO IT
We will pay her a stated sum every
frooi the date of your death
Should You Live to a Spec
WE WILL PAY
A Stated Sum Every Month
AS LONG AS YOU
Our Charge for this is
Easily Within Your
L^t us give you ful! particulars with
out obligation on your part; simply
eend your name, age and address to
S. E. BURGUNDER
SEND YOUR ORDERS
to us for liquors
Plain B«rs, :
" every drop
PRICE LIST ON REttUEST
422 SPRACUEAVE SPOKANE I
j PHONE MAIH-&125/
CHASE & SANBORN
in several dif&wnt blends \s car
W. H. Lacey
The Leading Grocer
Tell us your wants —we'll
For any special bargain in
FARM LAND j
I have a buyer. Money to loan in large
or email amounts.
RICHARD H. REID
102 Main St. Colfax, Wash.
If Your Corner Posts Are Solid
PAGE WOVEN WIRE FENCE
will stay tight because it i* tnad» of spring *teel wire dliahf l.v roiled
to give elasticity. That feature alone i* enough to warrant your
buying Page Fence even if it were no stronger than ordinary woven
PAGE WIRE HAS DOUBLE THE TENSILE
STRENGTH OF COMMON WIRE
The Pane knot, which holds th» vertical wires to the laterals,
will not *lip or break, neither will it break next to the knot. You
have probably heard of, or seen, Page Fence before. We had, so we
bought a car load for this summer's trade. It has just arrived and
we would like to show it to you.
It's quality through and through and our
prices are reasonable.
Whitman Implement Co.
Shoot the Squirrels
WE CARRY ALL KINDS OF
PRICES FROM $5.00 UP
SIMON DREIFUS & CO.
Comer Main and Wall Streets Coltitx, Wash.
Headquarters for the Citizens of Whitman County and the
M. J. MALONEY, Proprietor
Our Prieos may not be the lowest, but we guarantee every article
The Bar connected with the hotel carries a fine line of imported and
domestic Wineß, 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 recognized
headquarters for everybody.
****** fiQt.l-;ls> \*i LIT'"
This is our new No. 8 mill, thp most complete and up to-date mill on the
market. Call and Bee it or send for catalog. CARLEI BROS.. Colfax.
Dave Powell Geo. Ebort
(^OT 1? A \ U are P^ann^ng to lm'
V>/V/liX xliV prove the sanitary conditions
PT mVTTiTTVrf* °* your horne ' or install any
lIJ U J3ißll> U new work SEE US.
p\f\ PluinWng, Heating Sheet
VjU. Metal Work
In rear of B^rrolP* Hardware Storp
PhoneH—Shop Main 741, Res. K?d .'541
Hutchison^ Art Studio
Picture Frames, Art Supplies
R. R. Hutchison, Commercial Photographer Endicott
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 Feed & 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 fing
ers, Cameo, Journet, Dalmoree, Tetrazzini, Gadski, Calve, Eamee, Neil
sen, Melba, Schuman-Heink and all the rest, make records exclusively for