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SOCIAL SIDE OF COLFAX
Miss Hit a Hamilton entertained Mitei n
young lady friends Thursday afternoou
in honor of Miss Bertha Schultz The
guests assembled at' 4 o'clock and played
hearts until 6 o'clock when an elaborate
dinner was served. The decorations
were in red and white, hearts and carna
tions being profusely used. A string of
hearts led from the chandelier to each
plate; the place cards were hearts pierced
with a tiny dagger, on the end of which
was a Gibson head. The center piece
was a large bowl of red carnations, sur
rounded by 15 red wreaths and one white
one, which were attached to ribbons
leading to each plate, the white one beiog
fur the bride to be. The wreaths were
worn by the young ladies. Miss Mabel
Morrison acted as toast mistress and
many words of good wishes were uttered.
It was a delightful affair.
Spider Web Party.
Mesdames Leon Kuhn and Berthold
\uhn and Miss Eva Kuhn entertained
sixteen young ladies Monday night in
honor of Mjhh Bertha Schultz. The
guests were asked to untangle a spider
web and at the end of each string of the
web there was a pretty little article, be
Olg the gifts of the hostesses to Mies
—this idea being used instead of
shower. The evening was given over
to music, and several papers pertaining
to the future were read, among them
being "How to Train Husbands," " Ten
Years Hence," " The Mother in Law's
Idea," and many others on live topics.
The rooms were prettily decorated with
A Slumber (?) Party.
Misses Agnes Davis and Mabel Mor
rison were hostesses to ten young ladies
on last Wednesday night at the home of
the latter in honor of Miss Bertha
Schulti. The entertainment was in the
nature of a slumber party, but it is said
that the "slumber" stuut was regularly
interrupted by an alarm clock which
rang every thirty minutes. A three
course luncheon was served, the first
course at 10 p. m., the second at 1 a. m.
and the third at 6 a. m. But outside
the interruptions to the slumbering and
the many other little minor incidents
that happened during the night a jolly
good time was had.
Juniors Entortain Seniors.
The annual Junior prom given last
Friday night in honor of the Senior class
of the Colfax High school was a most en
joyable affair. The event was held at
the home of Arthur Chapman and was
largely attended, the members of both
classes being present as well as the
fc 'aculty. The evening was spent in dane-
and a novel feature of the evening
was the proposal of marriage to each
young lady present by the young men in
attendance. Ice cream and cake was
werved, and after many well wishes ex
changed between the members of both
classes the merry party disbanded.
In Honor of Miss Schultz.
Mrs. Sam Burgunder entertained at a
bundle shower party last Friday night
in honor of Miss Bertha Schultz, who is
soon to become the bride of Edwin A.
Hess. Eighteen young ladies were pres
ent, and bestowed many handsome gifts
upon the bride-to-be. Old Mother Hub
hard distributed the bundles from the
traditional cupboard. The rooms were
handsomely decorated with bleeding
hearts and bridal wreaths. Miss Agnes
Oavis received a prize for the best poem
i to the bride, and Miss Mac Miller was
given first honors for furnishing the best
list of articles for a kitchen.
Mrs. Mitchell Entertains.
Mrs. W. A. Mitchell entertained at an
elaborate luncheon on last Friday after
noon, this being the second of a senee.
Four courses were served. The rooms
were beatitifully decorated with snow
balls and white and lavender lilacs. After
the luncheon ten tables engaged in play-
ing flinch and live hundred, Mrs. I. J.
Davis capturing the tiinch honors, while
dh&«. Matt Johnson won first at five
Hand red. The hostess was assisted by
•liases Mabel Morrison, Agnes Davis,
\iae Miller and Rita Hamilton.
Luncheon for Pioneers.
Mrs. 1. B. Doolittle and Mrs. Matt
Johnson entertained twelve of the pioneer
i adies of Colfax at a four course luncheon
Tuesday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Ivan
Chase, who is to leave for the ranch to
day, where she will spend the summer.
The company was composed entirely of
pioneers and a jolly time was had. After
luncheon live hundred was indulged in,
Mrs. J. A. Perkins winning first honors.
Two Ladies Entertain.
Mrs. Arnold Gerber and Mrs. Dirks en
certained 14 of their lady friends Thurs
day afternoon of last week at the home
of the latter, a jolly good time being the
outcome of the event. Five hundred
and pedro occupied the attention of the
ladies. Refreshments a little out of the
usual were served.
Parcel Shower at Thornton.
The " Delta Alpha,"' the organized
young ladies' class of the M. E. Sunday
school of Thornton, and friends, cum
. Bering about 40, met with Miss Ada
■^Hemingway at her country home, the
taking the form of a parcel
shower. Sbe was sortnsed with m«ny
beautiful presents, which showed the
high esteem in which she is held by her j
friends. Mi** Hemingway will soon be
come the bride of W. T. Russell of Daisy,
at which place they will make their home.
B. C. B. Club.
The young ladies comprising the B. C.
B. Club were entertained Tuesday tven
ing by Miss Flossie Miller. Miss Miller,
to crown the evening's entertainment,
invited several of her friends not mem
bers of the noted ladies' bachelor club to
join in the festivities, which was an added
et joyment to the occasion. Needle work
occupied most of the time of the young
ladies present. Elaborate refreshments
were served. Miss Imo Berry will enter
tain the Club at her horn« next Tuesday
A Bridge Luncheon.
Mrs. L D. Woodward entertained on
Wednesday afternoon at the laßt of a
series of bridge luncheons. The guests
arrived at 2 o'clok and were served with
a delightful luncheon. Afterwards bridge
was played, four tables being occupied,
Mrs. R H. Larey receiving the honors of
the game. Mrs. Baumeister of Walla
Walla was presented with a guest prirc.
Eastern Star to Entertain.
The members of the Eastern Star will
be entertained at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. George H. Shirkey, who will be as
sisted by Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Davis and
Mr. and Mrs. 8. Privett, on Tuesday
evening, May 2:}. All members are in
vited to be present.
Miss Bertha Schultz, a teacher in the
Colfax schools for the past four year?,
will leave for her home Saturday. She
has resigned as a teacher and her mar
riage to Edwin A. Hess of Colfax is an
nounced for Juna 7th, at her home in
ELIZABETH PATTISON DIES.
Former Colfax Young Lady Laid to
R*St at Spokane.
Miss Elizabeth Pattison, the 18 year
old daughter o! Mr. and Mrs. John
Pattison, died suddenly at her father's
home in Spokane last Friday night, from
an attack of heart trouble following the
tSects of rheumatism. Miss Pattison
had been confined to her home for a
month, but was not thought to be in a
serious condition. In fact, a few minutes
before her death she expressed a desire
to get up, as she felt much better.
The funeral took place Sunday from
the family home in Spokane, interment
taking place in Fairmount cemetery.
Many Colfax people went to Spokane to
attend the funeral. Among relatives
here who went were Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Pattison, Mrs. James Cairns, J. W.
Cairns and Floyd Smith. Friends of the
family who attended were Mrs. Albert
Powell, Mrs. Charles R. Hill and F. L.
Miss Pattison was born in Colfax, and
until two years ago, when her parents
moved to Spokane, lived here. She was
a young lady greatly beloved, her sud
den taking of! being a shock to her old
friends and acquaintances.
The funeral was largely attended, all
f >rmer Colfaxites now living in Spokane
attending almott in a body. The baptist
minister of Spokane preached the funeral
New Congregational Church.
Plans of the architect for the new
Congregational church to be erected in
Colfax can be teen in one of the show
windows at the Barroll hardware store.
It shows a building of stone and brick
of architectural beauty, one that will
surely be the pride of all our citizens. It
is too early yet to speak of the details
in connection with the proposed new
structure, but they will be given to the
public at the proper time. The building
will probably be erected on the lot op
posite the Ridgeway theater.
Notice Band Meeting.
All those who are interested in a band
and want to see euch an organization in
Colfax are urgently requested to be pres
ent at the band meeting next Monday
night in Emporium hall. It is the in
tention at that time toperfect a perma
nent organization and select a manager
outside the membership, who will hare
full charge of the affairs of the band.
Don't forget the date. Next Monday
night, May 22.
Sold for Big Prices.
I). C. Seever, near Wilcox, held a pub
lic sale on Tuesday and sold three mares
for $860, cows from |70 down, the
whole sale amounting to about $2800.
The price stock brought certainly doesn't
look as if prices were declining.
Ridgeway Theater Opens.
On Saturday night the Ridgeway
tieater will be opened for a summer
season of motion pictures and songs by
R. G. Clendenin, It is the intention to
show only first class pictures at popular
prices, 5 and 10 cents.
The engagement is announced of Mrs.
Josie Lloyd Berry, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. W. Lloyd, to Robert B. Schultz.
The wedding is to take place the end of
the month. Mrs. Berry is well known in
Only 5 and 10 cents to ccc the latest
motion pictures, at the Ridgeway Thea
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, MAY 19, 1911.
PERSONAL NEWS HEMS
Mrs. Charles R. Larue left Saturday
for Tekoa, where she will remain several
days with her parentp.
W. R. Anderson and Virgil Laird left
Saturday for Seattle to attend the grand
lodge of the Knights of Pythias in
Mrs. E. I) Eldredge left Friday for
Seattle as a < el gate to attend the meet
ing of the Pythian Sisters in session
there. Mrs. J. B. Mackay, who is secre
tary of the Pythian Sisters, was also a
pilgrim to the City.
Isaac R. Crow of Spokane, whilom
publisher of the Steptoe Standard, when
that burg was expected to develop into
a second Chicago, was mingling with the
brethren in Colfax Tuesday. Mr. Crow
is running a job printing office in Spo
Mrs. James E. Duff, who was released
from St. Ignatius hospital last week,
where she underwent an operation for
appendicitis, is getting along nicely,
albeit she has bad a long and severe
Beige of it.
P. O. King, a druggist of La Crosse,
was attending to business in Colfax
The Misses McCann, Parmalee, Bux
baum and Vial, teachers in the public
schools of Colfax, spent Sunday in Pull
man, incidentally taking in the track
Revr. Walter M. Mackey occupied the
pulpit of the Presbyterian church at
Pullman last Sunday, taking the place
of Dr. Hayes.
W. H. Lacey returned Saturday from
the East, where he went 2% months ago,
visiting several of the large cities. He
left Mrs. Lacey at Washington, D. C,
where she will remain a while longer with
relative and friends.
John Swendig, who was one of the
lucky ones to get a choice location on
the Coeur d'Alene reservation at the time
of the drawing, was in Colfax several
days the last of last week and the first
of this week. Swendig selected land on
what is known as Harrison flats, eight
miles from Harrison and two miles from
Mission point on the St. Joe river.
Frank T. Abbott registered a t the St.
Nicholas, Spokane, Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Christopher, well
to do farmers living near Colfax, regis
t red at the Hotel Peddicord, Spokane,
the first of the week.
A. P. Johnson of Garfield was in Col
fax the first of week.
Miss McGowan, of Portland, is spend
ing the week in Colfax visiting [with her
sister Mrs. H. E. Boyd.
Mrs. Will Cruzan, who is confined to
her home with serious illness, is reported
to be slightly on the mend.
Cromwell Jones of Kingston, Pennsyl
vania, nephew of A. J. and I. J. Davip,
arrived in Colfax a few days ago and
may locate in this part of the Inland
Empire. Mr. Jones is a musician.
Miss Margaret Davis, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. I. J. Davis, left for Seattle Sat
arday, where she will remain during the
summer months, or until the fall term of
Mrs. Ivan Chaae and two sons leave
today to join Mr. Chase on the farm
above Palouae, where they will spend
Fred Doolittle is home for a few weeks
visit with his parents.
J. J. Wigen, a prosperous farmer near
Penawawa, was in town Wednesday.
He reports an abundance of rain in that
section of the county and crops looking
M. J. Grady, a business man of Mcdi
cal Lake, was renewing acquaintances in
Miss Anna Stinson will leave Sunday
for Berkeley, Cal., to visit her mother for
Mr. and Mre>. B. Burguader were Spo
kane visitors the early part of the week.
Geoge Weber and wife returned home
from Aberdeen Saturday. Mr. Weber
was a delegate to the convention of the
Knights of Columbus held in Aberdeen.
Frank Vollendorf of Walla Walla is
visiting in Colfax this week with old
time friends and acquaintances.
Mre. George Weber is visiting in Walla
Walla this week.
James H. Ewart, who has been in
Montana for several months, returned
to Colfax the last of last week.
Mrs. William Goodyear of Colfax reg
istered at The Halliday, Spokane, last
Mrs. Carey F. Martin of Salem, Ore
gon, is scheduled to arrive in Colfax to
day, and will be the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. W. B. Hargrave.
County Auditor S. M. McCroskey left
for Tekoa Wednesday to attend the
High school graduation exercises, his
son Lusker being one of the graduates.
Mies Margaret Oliver leaves tomorrow
for Seattle, where she will spend the sum
mer vacation with her brothers, Crom
well and Allen. Miss Oliver is a teacher
in the Colfax public schools.
Miss Gertrude Morrieeey leaves next
week for Portland and Seattle, to visit
with friends and enjoy the sea breezes.
B. F. Manring, clerk of the board of
county commissioners, spent Sunday in
Garfield with his family.
Contract fer Codd Bridge Awarded
to J. W. Janney.
The county commissioners held a
brief session this week, attending to
needed business of the county.
The contract for building the Codd
bridge across the South Palouse in Col
fax was awarded to J. W. Janney of
Colfax, his bid therefor being $5069,
with an agreement that should it be
found necessary to place the foundation
at a greater depth than designated in
the specifications, to do such extra work
at $12 per cubic yard of concrete re
The contract for furnishing 21 24-inch
Bteel I beams for the court houee bridge
was awarded to O. H. Stratton of Spo
kane, the price to be $61 per ton, f. o. b.
The plat of George F. Stiyers' Second
addition to Garfield was approved.
The board approved the formation of
school district No. 177 reported by the
county superintendent as follows: Com
mencing at the NE corner of section 6
20-41, thence west to the NW corner of
section 2-20 40, thence south to the SW
corner of section 23 20-40, thence;;E to
the SE corner of section 19 20-41, thence
north to point of beginning.
ENDS TRACK SEASON.
The Meet at Pullman Last Saturday
a Snappy One.
The track men of Colfax took eight
points in the big interscholastie meet at
Pullman last Saturday. Cassiday took
first in the pole vault and Morrison
second in the broad jump. The meet
was won by Spokane with 36 points and
Tekoa second with 35 points. Wateou
of Tekoa was the star of the meet, tak
ing five firsts, which gave him the indi
vidual honors. All men winning first
places have their expenses paid to the
big meet in Tacoma Saturday, May 20.
This ends the track work for this
season. There are six men of Colfax
who have won their track emblems.
They are Hart, Lommasson, F. Goff,
Morrison, Chapman and Cassiday. To
win an emblem a man must make five
points during the season. All men
winning their emblems have each made
more than 16 points daring the season.
Spokane interstate Fair.
We have received a copy of the 1911
premium list issued by the Spokane In
terstate Fair, which contains an unuau
ally generous list of cash prizes, amount
ing in all to about $36,000. This money
is really to be given away as prizes on
live stock, agricnltural products and
other exhibits and, doubtless, much of it
could be won by exhibitors in this local
ity if they would take the trouble to
send exhibits. The Spokane fair man
agement do all they can to induce ex
hibitors to come; the railroads and ex
press companies make special "reduced
rates on exhibits. We notice that the
apple prizes alone amount to $1458, an
increase of $800 over the amount offered
in 1910. Copies of the premium list
may be had free by addressing Robert
H. Coserove, secretary, No. 217,Hutton
Charged With Henious Crime.
Deputy Sheriff Cole brought to the
county seat and landed in jail Wednes
day night Fred Bradberry, who was
charged in Justice Carey's court in Pa
louse with having carnal relations with
a girl not yet 15 years of age, and who
is said to be five months with child. The
justice sent the case to the superior
court. Bradberry is 27 years of age-
The public prosecutor has the case in
hand. Sensational developments loom
in sight. The charge was made by the
girl's mother, Mrs. M. A. Maupin.
In North Yakima, May 13, to Mr. ard
Mrs. Harvey Young, a daughter, weight
8% pounds. Mrs. Young was formerly
Miss Laura James.
Red Kuaaian $ .70
Club and hybrid. 71
Forty fold 71^
Turkey Red 71
Feed barley, per hundred 1.20
Brewing barley 1.25
O*ts, per hundred , 1.22£
Card of Thanks.
Mr. and Mrs. Green Cornelius extend
their thanks to the friends for their kind
sympathy in their recent bereavement.
Sick headache results from a disordered
condition of the stomach, and can be
cured by the use of Chamberlain's Stom
ach and Liver Tablets. Try it. For
eale by all dealers.
To those who drink whiskey for pleas
ure, HAPvPER whiskey adds zest to ex
istence. To those who drink whiskey
for health's sake, HARPER whiskey
makes life worth living. Sold by J. C.
Is there anything in all this world that
is of more importance to you than good
I digestion? Food must be eaten to sus
tain life and must be digested and con
verted into blood. When the digestion
fails the whole body suffers. Chamber
lain's Tablets are a rational and reliable
cure for indigestion. They increase the
flow of bile, purify the blood, strengthen
the stomach, and tone up the whole di
gestive apparatus to a natural and I
healthy action. For sale by all dealers, j
Shirkey dfc f}l*«pr. t?rnrin«tf» opticians.
A cool, comfortable place to see the
best photo pictures, Ridgeway Theatre.
HAS NO SUBSTITUTE
Tho only baking powder
mad& from Royal Grape
Cream of Tartar
NO ALUM.NO LIME PHOSPHATE
AMONG THE CHURCHES.
Congregational church, Rev. J. Her
bert Bainton, pastor—Services at 11 a.
m. and 8:00 p. m. Sunday school at 10
a. m. Christian Endeavor at 6:30 p. m.
The usual services will be held in the
Presbyterian sanctuary. The aastor
will preach. Jubjects: "A World With
out a Sea," and "Heart Thirst." All
Christian church. Rev. W. A. Diggins,
pastor—Sunday school at 10 a. m.
Preaching at 11 a. m. and 8:00 p. m.
C. E. at 6:30 p. m. Prayer meeting
every Wednesday evening at 7:30.
Good Samaritan Episcopal church.
Rev. J. G. Robinson, rector—Morning
service with Holy Communion at 11 a.
m. Sunday School every Sunday at 10
Regular services at the chapel of the
Church of God will be held during the
season as follows: Sunday school at 10
a. m., preaching services at 11 a. m. and
Bp.m. on Sunday. Prayer meeting at
7:30 p. m. on Thursdays.
German Lutheran church, supplied by
Rev. Aug. Tr. Graebener—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 services in the church
edifice every Sunday at 11 a. m. and
Wednesday at 8:00 p. m.
One Marriage License.
But one marriage license was issued
this week, that of Peter F. Williams and
Mrs. Isabel Schussraan, both of Pullman.
Bending of Great Guns.
Among the problems with which ar
my and navy engineers have to deal
nowadays is that of the drooping of
the muzzles of excessively long guns
under the stress of their own weight.
Experiments have shown that wire
wound guns of twelve inch caliber and
fifty feet length droop at the muzzle
about four and a half minutes of arc,
while built up solid guns of the same
size droop about two and a half mm
utes. Differences of temperature In
the body of the gun also cause bend
ings, which may either increase the
droop at the muzzle or counteract it.
•crording as it is the upper or under
part of the gun that has the higher
temperature. In consequence of these
distortions projectiles on leaving a gun
have a wabbly motion, continuing up
to 500 yards, and probably more.
To bake potato scones sift a cupful
and & half of flour with a half tea
spoonful of salt and two teaspoonfuls
of baking powder and rub in three
tablespoonfuls of shortening. Add one
cupful of light, freshly mashed pota
toes, add one well beaten egg and
enough milk to make a soft dough.
Roll out half an inch thick, cut and
bake on a hot griddle or in a hot oven.
?erve very hot, with plenty of butter.
A Wise Guy.
"Gustav's letters to me are exceed
ingly dull and commonplace," said one
"Don't you know why?" responded
"Gustav once served on the jury in
a breach of promise case."—Wash,ng
Owners of cemetery lots wishing them
cared for must phone Black 901 at once.
Lots will not be cared for until 1910
payment is arranged for. Oliver Hall.
Doan's Regulets cure constipation,
tone tbe stomach, stimulate the liver,
promote digestion and appetite and easy
passages of the hnwels. Ask your drug
gist for them. 25 cents a box.
Riplev's Ice Cream Sodas are different.
Woman lovee a clear, rosy complexion.
Burdock Blood Bitters purities the blood,
clears the ekin, restores ruddy, sound
i Automobile Supplies <
Am prepared to furnish all kinds of I
Auto Supplies, also Tire Vulcanizing, j
All work guaranteed.
COLFAX AUTO SUPPLY CO. j
F. S. Davis, Prop. 105 Main St. ?
A purse with some coin and other ar
ticles. Prove property and get same at
Wanted—Goose eggs, apply at The
Paituro for Honai.
Have good pasture for horses. Plenty
of water. Apply to St. Clair Saxon,
We want a few good farm loan*. If
you want a loan ohII on nn or write us.
(oi.k.vx Ins. & Kkai.tv Co.
Lippitt Huildinjt, Colfax, Waan.
Wanted—Description and price of land
lor sale from owner* only. State loca
tion and terms. Address Lock Box «;«.»ti
L«ve Stock Wanted.
I am in the market to buy hogs and
cattle and will pay the binned market
price. Will be in Colfax Friday and
Saturday of each week at the Hotel
Colfax. Either write or phone.
A. J. LoGSDOV.
You can get Fanny plants (beststraiD)
for 30 cts. per doz., and Aster plants
(transplanted) at .10 cts per dor., post
paid, from Neiirs Greenhouses, Pullman
For sale cheap. Threshing outfit in
first class condition and complete with
all equipment. Address John Appe!
Garfield, Wash. The outfit is near
16 inch and + foot seasoned or green
fir, tamarack and pine in car load lots.
Also tie, slabs, and cedar and tamarack
posts. Drawer A, Plummer. Idaho.
Modern Home For Sale.
A modern 7-room house with bath,
toilet and all conveniences. Will sell at
a bargain, and would take in on a trade
four or five good work horses. Call or
address owner, C. H. V.\.\ Vookhis, 102'J
Meadow St., Colfax, Wash.
Household Furniture for Sal*.
I offer for sale all my household fur
niture. Sam Bovkk.
FOR SALE AT A BARGAIN
1 18 b. p. Foob 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 5-pAssenger auto thoroughly over,
hauled. New tires. A bargain. See It-
W. A. Mitchell.
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.
Music from all
over the world
The Victor brings to your
home the most brilliant
musicians and singers of botli
continents. And gives you
the pleasure of hearing them
whenever you desire.
No opera house or theatre on
earth affords you such a variety of
celebrated artists in all branches
of music. , •
Stop in and hear the newest
Victor Records. We'll gladly play
them for you. Victors $10 to $100;
Victor-Victrolas $75 to $250.
Terms to suit.'
ELK DRUG STORE
V. T. MeCBOftKEY
For any special bargain in
■ I have a buyer. Money to loan in large
or email amounts.
RICHARD 11. REID
102 Main St. Colfax, Waeh.
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