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THE COLFAX GAZETTE
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Office in Pioneer Block. Telephone Main 141
Established in 1R77. Entered at the Colfax
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KETTLE FALLS CENTENNIAL.
On June 28 we will have a centennial
celebration in the Inland Empire that
nhuuid receive confederation. We refer
to the one hundredth anniversary of the
discovery of Kettle falls by David
Thompson on June 23, 1811. Thomp
-8 >n waH one of IJugiand'H threat geogra
phers and explorers. He named the
falls after the Indian name given by the
tle, a name derived from the many holes
or "kettles" worn in the rocks by revolv
ing stones tossed about by the onrush
ing waters. Kettle falls is said to be
the greatest water power in the United
States outside of Niagara. The Colum
bia river, in a broad sweep, plunges with
irresistible force over a ledge of rocks,
the roar being heard for miles. During
the high-water stage the scene is grand
beyond description. It is during the
low-water period, however, when the
roar of water is subdued and the "ket
ties" are presented to view that interest
centers most intensely around the spot.
Scores of "kettles" are seen of all sizes,
as round and perfect and smooth as the
highly polished brass kettles of happy
memory of our foremothers, which, alas,
are seldom seen these days. During the
low water stage the water is still in these
" kettles," rising to within a few feet of
the surface, and a stone dropped in ap
parently loses itself in space, as it ia
seldom heard to strike bottom. la this
particular the falls are unique and out of
the usual. Kettle river empties into the
Columbia a few miles above the falls.
Many people aro under the impression
that the falls are on this river and derive
their name from that stream. Such is
not the case.
The centennial celebration on the 23d
of next month will be under the auspices
of the pioneer association of Stevens
county. It will take the form of a huge
picnic. There will foe speeches and ad
dresses of welcome, of course, but all
will be done in the open. And the place
is ideal for the purpose. The surround
ings are picturesque. The visitor will
be constantly in the presence of the
beautiful as well as the grand in nature.
Just above the falls can be seen the re
mains of an old building pat up in 1836,
when the Hudson's Bay Company dom
inated this Northwest country. Not a
nail was used in the construction of this
The Kettle falls are near the Spokane
Falls & Northern railroad, and can be
reached from Colfuxand all pointH in the
Inland Empire from a half day to a
day's ride by rail. The event is as inter
eetingaod important as most centennial
events, albeit distance does not "lend en
chantment to the view," which seems to
be the main attraction in the minds of
most tourists. To those who believe in
seeing " Washington first" the Kettle
f ills centennial celebration should not be
lost sight of.
SOME OF THE RESULTS.
Tacoma has had its fill of recall elec
tions. Tacoma is an example of what
can happen, and what will frequently
happen, under the recall, which seems to
have seized the people of the coast of
late. It has paralyzed business in Ta
coma. The perpetual election business,
with the strife and acrimony usually at
tending such events, is enough to par
alyze any community.
Seattle had a recall election not long
ago, in which Mayor Gill and the council
under him were recalled. The reform
ticket (so-called) promised wonderful
things. The Poet Intelligencer, which
took a hand in the recall business and
belabored Gill unmercifully, now rises to
"For constructive work the present
city council is a disappointment to the
citizens who did the n?ost for their elec
tion, and it is particularly a disappoint
ment to this newspaper, which was the
only one in the city which supported
these nine individuals for election.
"01 these nine men, who are supposed
to have some ability, some seriousness
of thought, and a patriotic regard for
the rights of the people who elected
them, the record up to this time is a
"It is a record of inefficiency and ex
travagance, of flippancy and cheap
pandering to the whims and prejudices
of the popular fancy, playing to the
anarchistic journalism of the sewer, and
with juet enough of the odor of punk in
it to suggest that demagogues may
have had some part in making it."
The Seattle paper further says that
the "members of the council have spent
too much time wrangling and jangling
overinconsequentials. They have ridden
too many bobbies."
A monument over the hitherto neglect
ed grave of Charles L'Enfant, who served
during the revolution and planned the
city of Washington, was unveiled Mon
day at Arlington cemetery. President
Taft, Senator Root of New York and
Ambassador Juserand of France spoke.
He served upon Washington's staff dur
ing the revolution. After the war he
entered into the practice of architecture
and engineering, laying out the city of
Buffalo, making additions to Independ
ence hall, Philadelphia, and doing other
notable work. Paris and other cities
have followed the principle established
by him. He spent the last days of his
life at Chilbam Castle Manor, the estate
of William Dudley Diggs, where he died
in 1825 and was buried. His remains
were removed to Arlington in April,
VJO'J. His fame as an architect and
engineer will last as long as the republic.
The pleasing information comes that
by the use of business methods advo
cated by Governor Hay during the last
two years the state board of control has
managed to return to the general fund
$214.74.") 50 out of the money appro
priated by the 1009 legislature to main
tain the institutions under the charge of
the board. The biggest sum was turned
back by the state penitentiary at Walla
Walla, which failed to use $143,059 out
of the $678,980 appropriated. The
eastern Washington hospital for the in
sane turned back $10,895; the school
for the feeble-minded $32,307 and other
institutions the remainder. This is a
record that should count with the voters
and taxpayers of the state when the
time comes to elect a governor. It is
results the people want, not "spectac
The whole Northwest is interested in
the inauguration of through passenger
service on the Milwaukee railway, which
is scheduled to begin Monday, May 29.
At that time trains will be started
from Chicago and Seattle simultaneously,
each one headed for the other city. This
event will mark the completion of another
transcontineatal railroad from Puget
Sound to the East. It ia known as "The
New Steel Trail." Two trains will be run
each way daily. The running time will
be 72 hours each way. The equipment
for this service cost $2,000,000 and is
Ex-Mayor Scbmitz of San Francisco is
reported in Mexico broke. The half
million dollars or more of boodle which
he obtained has been dissipated through
bad investments. He escaped going to
the pen with Bossßeuf by a technicality.
He has a fine home, however, in San
Francisco in the name of his wife.
Schmitz is an excellent musician. Why
not go to work ?
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
evening at 8 o'clock. The pastor will
preach. No service in the morning. 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 Weduesday evening at 7:30.
At the Christian church there will be
communion service only, the congrega
tion going in a body to attend the union
memorial services at the Ridgeway
theater. In the evening, at 8 o'clock.
Mrs. Jean Jane Ellis will preach.
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 -Jd 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.
United Brethren church, Rev. C. Sharp,
pastor—Sunday school 10 a. m. No
preaching in morning. Union memorial
service at opera house. Y. P. C. E. U. 7
p. m. Preaching Bp. m. Sunday even
ing is our farewell service as that finishes
the conference year.
National Educational Association.
San Francisco, July 8 14.
For parties desiring to attend the
above meeting, a special round trip rate
of one and one-third fare has been made
by the Oregon-Washington Railroad and
Navigation Company from all points on
its lines in Oregon, Washington and
Idaho. Tickets on sale June 22, July 1
and G. With going limit July 10, and
final return limit Sept. 15, 1911. Stop
overs allowed at Portland and south
thereof within going and returning limits.
Choice of routes via steamer from Port
land at slightly reduced fares. For
more detailed information, fares, etc..
call on any local agent of the 0 .\V. R.
& N. Co.
To those who drink whiskey for pleas
ure, HARPER 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.
Shirkey A Glawr. eraiin»t«» opticians.
For "bargains see XX border ada.
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON', MAY 26, 1911.
"Wheat crop prospects in the state of
Washington are 50 per cent better than
they were at this time last year," said
State Grain Inspector C. J. Hoist, while
in Seattle Monday. '"In fact, condition*
at the moment are as satisfactory as
they could be. The acreage is also
larger than it was a year ago. Little
or no acreage uas been abandoned this
season." All of which sounds good.
The Chicago Tribune, wishing to ascer
tain the opinion of American editors on
the question of reciprocity with Canada
and tariff legislation in general, is pend
ing out question circulars for them to till
out. They are also asked to name what
articles they think should be placed on
the free list. Will this vote settle the
And now we are told that Roosevelt is
for Taft and that harmony will soon
prevail in the republican party. Har
mony is all that ih needed to insure the
success of the republican party. Taft ie
probably the only man who can bring
harmony into the fold.
Peace looms on the horizon in Mexico
Peace terms have been signed. Diaz will
resign in a few days. Results will be
watched with great interest.
Spokane is said to have 250 lawyers.
No wonder that the Falls City has her
We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for
any case of catarrh that cannot be cured by
Hall's Catarrh Cure.
F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.
We, the undersigned, have known F. J.
Cheney for the last 15 yeara, and believe him
perfectly honorable in all busineaa transac
tions and financially able to carry out any'
obligations made by his firm.
Waldinq, Kinnan & Marvin,
Wholesale Druggists, Toledo, O.
Hall's Catarrh Cure ia taken internally,
acting directly upon the blood and mucous
surfaces of the system. Testimonials sent free.
Price 75 cents per bottle. Sold by all Drug
Take Hall's Family Pilla for constipation.
It Startled the World
when the astounding claims were first
made for Bucklen's Arnica Salve, but
forty years of wonderful cures have
proved them true, and everywhere it is
now known as the best on earth for
Burns, Boils, Scalds, Sores, Cuts, Bruises,
Sprains, Swellings, Eczema, Chapped
hands, Fever Sores and Piles. Only 25c
at all druggists.
Visit Ripley's Pharmacy for your
favorite Sundae or Soda.
There's nothing so good for a sore
throat as Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil.
Cures it in a few hours. Relieves any
pain in any part.
Turn the searching white light of in
spection and trial on our canned fruits
and vegetables and you'll give the above
Carefully selected, sound, ripe fruit and
vegetables are the only ones that are
canned by the sanitary, clean canneries
that put up our supplies. You are cer
tain of the best (as good if not better
than home-made) when you buy your
canned goods here. A full line carried.
31 o del Grocery
Phone >T 1 Erwin & Son
Main ' A Proprietors
Mr. Business Man
Three Years Insurance for
Two Years Premium on
Your Brick Building.
S. E. Burguiider
He speaks English
He speaks German
Office with G. W. Larue ft Co.
See me before making arrange
GEO. L. CORNELIUS
AUTOMOBILE AND BICYCLE HOSPITAL
Repairing ot ali kinds.
Opp. Main Street School COLFAX
\ Automobile Supplies j
/ Am prepared to furnish all kinds of X
I Auto Supplies, also Tire Vulcanizing. S
» All work guaranteed. " 5
COLFAX AUTO SUPPLY CO. \
S F. S. Davie, Prop. 105 Main St. )
OSTEOPATH-Graduate and post
graduate of Los Angeles and Kirksville
schools of Osteopathy. Twelve years'
experience. Lippitt building.
Phon- Main 10(51 COLFAX, WASH.
K. K. HANNA. B . M . HANNA.
Hanna & Hanna
ATTORNEYS AT LAW-Office: Bellinger
building; General Practioe, Civil and Crim
inal; 'phone Main 91.
R. L. McCroskey
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office* over the
Firat Savinga k Trnat Bank. Telephone
G. A. Chapman, D. D. S.
DENTIST. Graduate Ohio College Dental
Surgery. Office, rooms 10 and 11 Lippitt
J. F. Tifft, D. M. D.
DENTIST. Parlors in Hamilton Block
'Phone, Main 691.
Wm. A. Innian,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Will do ai! kinds
of legal business. Office, Room 2, Pioneer
J. N. Pickrell,
ATTORNEY AT LAW Office In Frater
nitjr blook, Rooms 4 and 5.
C. F. Voorhees
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR
Office—Room 1, Pioneer Building
Thane Main 1611. COLFAX, WASH.
Dr. John Benson,
HOMOEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN. Spec
ialties: Chronio diseases and diseases of
women and children. CaUa to any part of
the ooonty promptly answered. Office n
Colfax Hardware building.
Dr. Wm. Clay Car-dwell
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Rooms
14 and 15 Lippitt building Office Hours, 9
to 12, 1 to 5; Sunday, 10 to 12; evenings by
appointment. Phonea—Office, Main 1341;
residence, Black 1461.
Dr. W. B. Palamountain
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON-Rooms 1
2 and 3, Lippitt Buildine. Phonea: Office,
Main 581; Residence, Red 183. Office hours,
9 to 12 a. m., 1 to 5:30 p. m.
JOHN PATTISON F. L. BTOTLEB PAUL PATTIBON
Pattison, Stotler & Pattison
ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Offioe In Fra
J. Hugh Sherfey
ATTORNEY AT LAW-Office, room 3,
Pioneer bl^ck ; probate practice a specialty
Phone, Red 831.
Dr. J. A. Btilsiger
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON-Rooms
6 and 7, over Barroll & Mohney's store. Tel.
Main 81; Residence Tel. Main 1371. Office
hours, 9 to 12 a. m.; 1 to 5 p. m.
I>r. A. E. Stuht,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. O, R.
& N. physician. Spokane & Inland sur
geon. Utnce over Hamilton's draß store,
K. J. Skaife,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office
second floor front in new Loinmasson build
in?, Mam street.
Dr. Ida Bryson
OSTEOPATH—Gradnat- of the American
School of Osteopathy, Kirksville, Mo. Lo
cated in Schmuck block, 320 Main street.
Charles K. Hill,
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Waite block.
Phone Main 811.
SHOT LAKE fkgr
(The House of Efficiency)
315 miles east ot Portland on O. R. & N. Railway.
BOILING HOT SPRINGS
Ask agents for special rate round trip tickets.
Write for Illustrated booklet to
Medical Supt. and Mgr. HOT LAKE, OREGON
m RAISES the DOUGH
jK Better than other powders —
iff producing light, dainty, whole-
B some cakes and pastries—
B POWDER W^^m
Via high grade and W Ajjsllljj
in price -I • \\\\
0 25c lb. tin at grocers.ft Wlr|fr^ VjTj
■ Crescent Mfg. Co., Seattle
In Standard Old Line Company.
H. E. FUNSTON
ROSALIA - - WASHINGTON
Colfax State Bank
We do a commercial banking business and solicit your
We buy and sell county and school warrants.
We make loans on Whitman county farm lands at the
We pay 4 per cent interest on time deposits.
A. COOLIDGE R. L. McCROSKEY H.G.OePLEDGE ELLIS LAIRD
President Vice Pres. Cashier Asst. Cashier
First Savings & Trust Bank
OF WHITMAN COUNTY
COLFAX, ... WASHINGTON
Capital f 50,000 Surplus $20,000 Undivided Profits fii.lfm
We Believe in Reciprocity
and ask your business on a reciprocal basis.
A successful store must give its customers their
A successful bank must do the same. Business
given to us is handled not only for our best interests,
but the customer's also.
By making this bank your financial home you can
be constantly in touch with affairs throughout the coun
try and our help and advice is freely given in matters
pertaining to your financial welfare.
WE PAY 4 PER CENT INTEREST, COM
POUNDED SEMI-ANNUALLY, ON SAV
Safety Deposit Boxes For Rent
A Bank's Real Growth of
Four Hundred Forty-Two
Per Cent in Five Years
Deposits May 1,1906, $ T0.35C94
Deposits May 1, 1911, •S4€ 9 M5.79
A net growth, without consolidation, of
Four Hundred Forty Two Per Cent
Whether you wish to DEPOSIT MONEY or BORROW
MONEY; whether you winh to get a FIRST MORTGAGE
LOAN on Whitman county land, or purchase one that wo
have already made; whethpr you choose to SELL or BUY
some WHITMAN COUNTY WARRANTS, every trans
fixion «ill be guarded with the SAFETY that only a
STRONG, conservative, welUconducted back can give you.
Wp apprpciate the patronage of the people of WHITMAN
COUNTY that made possible for us such an enormous
THE FARMERS STATE BANK
OF COLFA?[, WASHINGTON
P.B.Stravens ].]. Miller W.R.Anderson S H Hicks
I resident , lee Pres. easier A . ht . Caghier
A Press Clipping
Oae of our consuls in;Mexi:o estimates
that, while American shareholders in rub
ber plantation schemes in that country
have invested not less than 110,000,000,
a twentieth of that sum would represent
the money employed in actual rubber tree
planting and cultivation.
When the Smooth Promoter calls
to induce you to buy plantation stock,
oil stock, townsite lots in nowhere,
or any other proposition that takes
your money away from home into the
hands of strangers:—
Remember that safety of principle is of
first importance and consult your friend
or your banker before you invest.
Colfax National Bank