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THE COLFAX GAZETTE
Whitman Gains Along With
Cost of Running Office in 19' C Was
$15,643.81-- FeesShcw Decided
Gain Over Those of Previous
. mpiii, July 5 —The pr Bl or lose
in rontiiritf the office of county aoditor
in each county, the amount of feen col
lected and the cost of operating the
office, are nhowu by Htatisticn >-ompiled
t»y the Htatc bureau of inspection from
reports from the various counties.
Hooter* 1 licenses are not included in the
list of fees. According to tbt>e statis-
k tics the auditors made a much better
P^howtng in 1010 than in 1909, ac 24
counties showed losses in 19w9. while in
15)10 only sixteen counties operated the
auditor's i.fiice at a loss. In but one
instance did a county go back into the
loss column which showed & profit in
1909. Whitman county made a better
showing in 1910 than it did in 1909,
but losses are shown in both yearr lv
1909 the fees collected amounted to
|7,GG9.20 and the cost of running the
ollice amounted to $14,884 y" or almost
twice as much as the fees collected,show
ing a loss of $721.V GO. lo 1910 there
was collected in fees the sum of #9719.05
and it cost $1C.,G4M.hl to run the office,
showing h loss of $"-924.10. King
county in 1909 had a profit of but
$2968 while in 1910 the profit was
$84G9, which was the greatest gain in
any county. In Spokane county the
profit in the auditor's ( ffice went from
*12,4!>." 14 in 1909 to $17 643 in 1910.
In Pierce county the loss in the t.lhee
was much more in 1910 than in 1909,
it beiug bat£ss2.34 in 191.9 wh:ie in 1910
the kiss was $2729 68.
Little Damage By Fire.
*» cry little merchantable timber bae
thus far been damaged by fire in this
state, according to reports tiled with the
■Cate fire warden, which si iw that thun
far the green timber tins escaped hit Lough
several thousand acres i 1 logged ufi
lands barn been burned over.
Boat Owners Must Explain.
On July 7?h a dozen owners of email
boats utid f>7 other boat owners and .'i-t
wharf companies will be represented iv
<Hy in pia before the public service com
mission. The suiull boat owners will ex
plain why they should not tie tariffs
showing the rat en churned for carrying
passeugers and freight, as they have pt
titioned to be relieved of that duty,
claiming that they have no regular des
tinations and no regular charges. The
other boatmen and wharf companies are
cited to apptar to make clear to the
commission why they should have the
right to charge for freight either by
weight or measurement as suits their
convenience. The commission says that
this does not appear reasonable.
Leg Bothers Lawrence.
J. C. Lawrence of the public service
commission has gone to Spokane where
he will have his leg which has been both
ering him for some time examined, and
if necessary he will undergo an operation.
Conditions at Training School.
With Governor Hay has been tiled a
report of a sptcial committee nemed by
» .Seattle club to investigate conditions
at the State Training Schoo 1 Tbecotn
inittee report highly commends the work
of Superintendent Aspinwali and says
that most of the reforms they suggest
rest with the lecislature rather than the
administration. The report covers much
the same ground as did the special com
mittee which investigated the institution
during the legislative session.
State Offers Reward.
With the proclamation by Governor
Hay to the effect that the state would
give $500 for the capture of the mur
derer of patrolman Cunleif of Seattle,
the total reward is raised to $ 1250.
LOCAL MINISTER HONORED.
Rev. W. A. Diggins Elected State
Supt. of Christian Endeavor.
While in annual session at Garn'eld
last week the state convention of
Christian churches of eastern Washing
ton elected Rev. W. A. Diggins of Colfax
as state superintendent of the Christian
Endeavor. The election also makes Mr.
Diggins a member of the state board.
The convention was one of the beet
ever held in eastern Washington. About
15 delegates were present from Colfax
and about 200 in all. National leaders
who were present and took part in the
convention were, Grant K. Lewis of
Cincinnati, secretary of the home mis
sionary board; Miss Mattie Pounds of
Indianapolis, national superintendent of
Junior Endeavor work; G. W. Muckey of
Knnsas City, superintendent of church
extension: E. VV. Allen of Cincinnati,
assistant national secretary of foreign
miseioas : Hubert If. Hopkins of St.
Louis, national secretary of the Sunday
school association. A. L. Urcutt of In
dianapolis, superintendent of ministerial
relief; J. H. Mohorter of St. Louis, na
tional superintendent of benevolence and
P. C. McFarlane of Kansas City, super
intendent of the national brotherhood.
Eastern Washington was fortunate in
having so many men of national repu
tation in attendance at their convention
while on their way to the national con
vention at Portland thi« week.
CIRCUS TRAIN KILLS INDIAN
Coroner Called to Tekoa Sunday to
Joe Ifolcopee, a Coaer d"Alene Indian,
whh killed newr Tekoa at 1 o'clock Sun
iJhv morning by the Sells Fioto circus
train returuici; from Wallacf*. foe bad
been in Tekoa to ccc the Kit Carson
chow aluiiK with t*ome other ludiane had
obtained eomethiug to drink. About 11
o'clock he wuh ordered out of town by
the marshal! and started cut on the
railroad track leaving bis* ri< in town.
Evidently be sat down on the track and
did not move until struck by tbe train.
Coroner Ilruning watt called to Tekoa
Snodaj to investigate the death. The
dead Indian's futber was satisfied that
the killing w«(; purely acc'denthl and no
inquest was held. Molcopse ie survived
by two children. His wife died about
four weeks ago.
GIRL DROPS DEAD.
End Carre While Getting Ready
to Go to the Circus.
While preparing to attend the Sells-
Floto circus last Friday afternoon Mrs.
Pearl Fieke dropped dead from heart
failure at tne home of Eva Noble on
Lake street Physicians were hastily
summoned but they were too late for
any assistance. The budy was embalmed
and held at the Bruniug undertaking
parlors to await the arrival of a sifter,
Mrs. H. R. Liebman, who had recently
gone from her home at Dubuqae. lowa,
to visit at Louisville, Ky. Twu brothers
and two sisters survive.
Decision in Guardianship.
Judge Neil! has filed his decision in the
matter of ?os?s in guardianship matters
that is (if more thhn local interest. Th«
bureau of inspection bud accounts some
time ago instructed the clerks ol tLe
superior courts throughout the state to
charge $5.00 when a guardian Dies his
final account. The matter came before
Judge Still on an objection made bj
Pearl Biglow to this item ol expense
charged n gainst her by her guardian
who had paid this fee. The bureau was
notified to ebow cause on June 30th
why the clerk shouid have made such
charge, which it did by tiling a brief.
In the decision tiled it is held that there
is ho law authorizing clerk's charge for
the tiling of the accounts of guardians
and the county is ordered to repay the
five dollars to the guardian.
Manring Signs With Spokane.
Friends in Whitman county as weit as
all baseball fans in the Inland empire
will be interested in knowing that Percy
Manring o! Garfield has been added to
the list of pitchers with the Spokane In
dian?. Young Manring is a eon of 8. A.
Manring, clerk o! the board i f counrv
I commissioners. Two weeks ago during
! the convention of Christian ministers at
! Gartield one of the Spokane preachers
saw young Manring iv action and prom
ised to call the attention of President
Cohn to the promising young pitcher.
A few days later Manring was called to
Spokane for a try-out. He will work
! out with the Indians during their pree
j ent series in Spokane and will be retained
to take another chance with them in the
James Strevy in Runaway.
While coming in from his farm Thurs
nay momiiiw: driving a four horse team
James Strevy met an automobile iuet as
he started down the grade into town.
The horses became frightened and start
ed to run. At the Livingston spring
house they turned up over the bank and
Mr. Strevy was thrown out and received
a bad bruise on his left leg near the
knee and a slight bruise on the face.
Saved the Eggs.
Mrs Niles Champlin ie in the hospital
recovering from a severe injury to her
shoulder received a few days ago while
gathering eggs at her home ou the farm.
With her apron full of eggs Mrs. Champ
lin slipped and threw out her arm to
save herself. Her whole weight was
brought against the arm in such a way
aa to severely wrench her shoulder.
Drink for the Park Fund.
Everyone is urged to visit Ripley rs
drug store Friday, July 7, and drink at
the soda fountain or eat ice cream for
the benefit of the park fund.
Peter Potter Recovers.
After a three weeks' stay at fit. Igna
tius hospital Peter Potter has <*o far re
covered that he left yesterday for his
home at Oakeedale.
COLFAX, WASHINGTON, FRIDAY. JULY 7, 1911.
COUNUEN EXPRESS THEIR
VIEWS ON PAVING QUESTION
Remonstrance and Circular Letters Stir
City and Gazette Asks Officials for Their
From one end to the other the city of
Colfax is agog over the next move in
the matter of paving. A remonstrance
to the action of the council is being cir
culated. An anonymous letter attack
ing the position of the council has been
mailed to many taxpayers and part of
the council. Representatives of different
paving companies have been in town
the past week. Bitulithic, Hassain and
concrete are on the tongues of everyone
one the street. Next Monday night is
the time set by the council for hearing
protest on the declaration of intention
to improve Main, Mill and the cross
streets in the business eection with bitu
So much controversy has arisen that
: the Ghz jtte has deemed it timely to pub
j lien a statement from the mayor aDd
members of tbe council setting forth
their personal views concerning the pay
j ing question. Following are tbe Btate
| mente marie at the request of this paper:
Mayor Weinberg—With my investiga
tion I would be willing to cay 50 cents
more per square yard for bitulithic than
for any other paving on the market. I
am perfectly satisfied and am in favor
of going on with the plans at once The
letter you refer to is nothing, no one
E. It. Barroi! —I believe we have got
one of the best medium priced pave
ments made. Nine city official* went to
Portland and out of that number seven
thought alike. We examined all kinds
and looked at the bad holes in all of
them. I made a special trip to Lewie
ton, Idaho, where bitulithic pavement in
in use. Everyone there is satisfied with
it. I h.'ive h!k) carried on personal cor
respondence with the mayors of different
towns where this pavement is in uee.
They all recommend it and are putting
down more jast like it. It is no experi
ment for 200 oi the largest cities of ttie
country are using it. In this and the
two neighboring states bitulithic pave
ment is in use io 18 or 20 towns. Port
land has 54 miles of it and more is bting
laid. I will also state that before the
bide were opened I spoke to several of
the largest property owners in this city
and asked them if they wanted the beet
or a cheap pavement. Everyone an
swered, "We want the best." I believe
that our fellow citizens who are signing
a remonstrance do not know what they
are signing, as not one in ten of them
have ever seen bitulithic paving.
P. B. Stravenp— These are the reasons
why I prefer l.iuilitbic in preference to
any other paving: The first thing that
attracted my attention to bitulithic was
the roughened surface which prevents
horses from slipping and falling. It ie
also noiseless and can be easily cleaned,
its durability seerus to be sufficient for
the heaviest traffic and I am frank in
saying (hat bitulithic is far superior to
any form of pavement of which I know.
I am satisfied that when bitulithic has
been laid on the streets of Colfax it will
be endorsed by everyone of its citizens.
Simon Dreifus—l bplieve bitulithic
pavement the beet and cheapest in the
long run. That ie why I stand for it.
! I have nothing to say regarding the
\ anonymous letter.
Matt Johnson —The question has
! arisen why was bitulitbic favored for
Colfax streets and why a higher grade
p-.ving than other bid* submitted was ac
cepted. To begin with creosote blocks,
vitritinl brick aod granitoid are all too
h'gh priced pavings for our city, ranging
in price from $.'3 00 to $G 00 per square.
After due deliberation and investiga
tion the general concensus of opinion
was that there were only two or three
Kinds of the cheaper paving that could
be considered for Colfax. After thor
ough inspection of Portland and Spo
kane pavements, and receiving of bids,
bitulithic paving was adopted by vote
of sto 2. 1 consider our bid very low
on bitulithic, having received the same
price as North Yakima where all ma
terial of the desired grade can be had at
practically no expense to the contract
ors, and in addition our bonds only
bear G per cent while North Yakima
bonds are 7 per cent. From all our
neighboring towns, i. c., LaGrande, Ba
ker City, Pendleton, The Dalles, Walla
Walla, Vancouver, Lewiston, Portland,
North Yakima and others too numerous
to mention, we hear the evidence (there
ie nothing better for the price than bit—
ulithic) bo we feel that we are giving the
people the very beet pavement that can
be had for the price. Bitolithic pave
ment, having a bituminous surface, af
fords a good footiDg for horses, and in
Portland is laid on 19 and 21 per cent
grades. Where we had occasion to see
loaded wood wagrns w* re being.polled
during a shower op one of the steepest
gradew and with practical I; no slipping
or falling of the boreee. Although bit
ulithic surface is soft and ie subject to
indentures to hors'H ijhV,.* for the first
! two years, I consider this one of the
. strongest points in the paving—that the
j imprint will iron out smooth again and
J in a few days in as smooth and even an
ever. This good point of the bitulithic
; in one of the weakest of the hard nur
| faced pavement*. That when a piece of
| concrete is wore or broken from the sur
face of a hard pavement it is an indent
ure forever unless repaired, and there is
no responding to its natural state from
additional wear but gradually gets
worse instead of better as with bituiitbic.
Bitulithic carries the same base as all
standard pavements and when laid to
its standard specifications carries from
2 to o-jj inches of bitumen wearing pur
face. During the Portland investiga
tion we bad a section cut from the pave
ment on Yamhil! street which was laid
in 1904 and found the wearing surface
to be a full 2 inches after seven years on
a busy Portland street. Having the
good clean grade rock that in accessible
here there is no doubt that the penetra
tion of the bitumen wearing surface
which ie subjected to 20 ton pressure
while at boiling point will average 3;
inches wearing Burface, which from alt
records should have a lasting period of
at least 20 yearn.
Dr. J. Floyd TiSt—After carefully in
vestigating the matter I feel that I am
better able to jadge paving than those
who have only listened to biased opin
ions without investigation for themee yes.
I have hlwfjvh been outspoken in my
honest belief and am perfectly willing at
an; time to defend the stand I huvetaken
fhoice of bSfsiirbic paving. As to
the letter recently circulated in this city
attacking the council men's action, I
absolutely ignore it the same as I would
any other anonymous communication
misrepresenting the fact. In a matter
of this kind there is bound to be a difc'er
euce of opinion. Now that you call my
attention to the letter I will say that it
looks to me as :,5 the losers had called
to their aid the chronic kickers and this
anonymous protest is the result.
G. W. Perrin< —My first choice in pay
ing is Uassam, which is- cheaper in the
tiret place and I believe more durable
and beet adapted for a city like Coif ax.
But bb I was voted down in the council I
am perfectly willing to abide by the de
cision of the majority ac I believe the
council ie a fair minded set of men acting
on their beet judgment. I don't want
to bold up this work and bitulithic is
my second choice.
E. H. Kirkland—l have never been en
thusiastic over bitulithic and while 1 feel
the city needs the improvement I am in
favor of concrete ac being the best for
Colfax ac it ie cheaper and the cost of
maintenance is ices. From my experi
ence with concrete I am satietified that
it ie the pavement as being both staple
and permanent. 1 understand there ie a
protest against bituiitbic and I will sey
that while I am stronly in favor of con
crete I would rather have bitulithic than
to see the raving question dropped at
this time. ]do not pjt any stock in an
anonymous letter, t.t the game time the
one which I received last week contained
some fticts that are worth cone deriug
Ly the taxpayers.
The anonycaouß Jetter referred to
above follows :
Colfax, WuL, June 27, 191 L
To the citLsus A the city of Colfax, Wa^h
Have you done any investigating of the
paving qtiestion on your owe hook .
His Honor the Mayjr, and the city council
have made a very exhaustive (?) investigation
of the subject. They visited a number of
cities, inquired into th* condition of iave
merits where they visited; the coet of laying,
cost of maintenance, durability, method of re
pairing, ease of traction i.vi other questions
They found the eoet of Asphalt acd Bitu
lithic pavement in Portland, wherever laid,
was ?I.Bsper ?(;. yd. and the coet of Haesanc |
wag $1.85 to £-00 per cv. yd. according tc the '
location of the street to be paved.
They investigated the cost of materials used |
for these pavements and tound that Colfax
was very favorably situated for all the ma
terials for Bitulithic. They use only rock and |
asphalt oils—no aacd or cement—and ex
pected to receive a very low bid on this ac- !
count. The cost of laying Bitulithic at Col
fax should be at least 30 to 40 cente per sq.
yd. less than at Portland. They expected the
cost of Asphalt and Hassans would be greater,
because they would be compelled to ship in
sand and cement at a heavy cost. They found
the cost of laying Asphalt at Spokane wee
i above §2 00 and the cost of Haosani »t
i-ine » t. 13.00 and biffed at Coeur il Alece.
V« ;ir bid f(.r paving the city ol Colfas
with Anphalt was 51.84 per tv; yd. or one cent
p?r yard lens thao Portland and the ti'. | i
Hassam was $2 OC. the e&uie M Portland «.n
Sp kane, The bid foi Bitalithic wv
\ Per b<) yd., 32 oesta \er yard h^her than |
i Portland, while it abookl have been that mn b
lower. It »■»» tb« i.uhet \ i.) placed by any
| cuiupany or contractor. It was for a kuih ex
: L-ce>!ini: $10,000.00 above the cost of Uyii
' same amount in Portland; it wa« f - .
above the Hmuoo bi I and $'>0Kl,<«) ah
: Asphalt bi I—enough t build qi a foe city I
Don't you believe y v Eh mid ank you
cilmen about thit
Why did they m . thi —the bij
bid for the lowest . i meat':
Why wai it said Balaam waa t
$2.oofnd Bitulitbic O. K. at $2.17 a
ence ol $6249.00 ii -r*et :
Why wan Asp] d rete ) i>
not considered, when it was explained that it
was identical with Bitalithic and m
laid on a concrete b we for $1.81 per ■
Why did the council not vUit Tacoma and
Seattle and investigate paving conditions,
when it was explained to them that Bitalithic
had been entirely onsatkfac'ory at Tacoma
and they would not allow it laid at Seattle !
Do vim believe they were consistent and tun
! they justify their action .
You; CuMMITTEB, The Tax Payerr,
Southeastern Washington to Have
Organization for Improvement.
Southeast Washington will soou have
a development league that will work for
the interests of this wet ion of the Ever
green State, just an tbe Southwest Wash
ington Association is aiding in bringing
about better conditions in that district.
Encouragement is being given the
movement by the various cities inter
ested and there is little Ucubt that the
projected league will started off with a
large and substantial membership. L
M. Brown, publicity manager of the
Walla Walla''omrnercial Club, is actively
at work on the organization. South
west Washington is looking forward to
the biggest crops ever known and all are
optomistic over the prospects for the
TO REBUILD HOME LAUNDRY
Schluting Lays Plans for a Modern
William Schluting i* planning to form
a stock company to erect a brick build
ing and conduct the laundry business
which was destroyed by tire a few weeks
ago. Mr. Sehluting's pan now is to
erect a one story brick buililing 5
feet on tbe site of the old laundry and
men have already been at work clearing
up the premises. The new building will
be modern in every way with cement
Hoor throughout. He hopee to have
everything in ren.iiuess to begin work
before the middle of the month.
Deputy Assessor Appointed.
H. N. Sims, for some time past con
nected with the county engineers oHk-e
has been appointed deputy assessor and
the appoiutment was confirmed by the
board of county commisnioners Monday.
Mr. Sims draws a salary of $100 a
month and will be employed plating
tracts and straightening out descriptions
that have been a sourtv of trouble in the
assessor's office for a long time. Miss
'irace White, a clerk in the assessor's
office has also been appointed deputy
Officers were installed Monday night
by Whitman Circle No. 102, as follows.
Pact guardian, Kate Weinberg; Guar
dian neighbor, Lizzie Crawford; Advisor,
Emma Gerber; Magician, Adella Allen:
Attendant, Edna Dierks; Inner sentinel,
Caroline Powell; Outer sentinel, Mary
McCutcheon; Captain of guards, Rose
Davip; Manager, Minnie Robbins; Musi
cian, Mabel Williams. The installing
officer was Bertha Aegerter.
Eye Dug Out at Winona.
In celebrating the Fourth a Mr. r^'ra^
of Farmington had ao eye seriously in
jured by a knife in the bands of anothfr
man at Winona. According to Mr.
Straw's story he was trying to save
another man from injury when he w-Ht
struck in the eye. The man who te!d
the knife has not yet been arrested tti
thougb he is at Winona.
D. Chandler Woodward, who ha- beei
ill for some time, was taken to St. Igna
tius hospital Thursday morning and
underwent an operation. A large abeceet
in the region of the intestines wae drained
As the Gazette goes to press the patient
is resting comfortably though tstil! in t
Mrs. Gerber Gets Rug.
The Kidgeway theater was the scene of
an interesting contest Wednesday even
ing when Mrs. Arnold Gerter won the
rug. Ten sacks of Pomeroy flour w:!l
be given away Monday night, July 10,
to nine people.
Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock is the
time pet for the meeting of the park as
sociation at the Presbyterian church. A
good crowd is wanted. Come oat.
PRICE FIVK ( KNTH
PAVING FOR SOUTH
END IS CONSIDERED
Improvement Spirit Spreading
to Residence Section.
The H«alth Off.c«r Would Prevent
Spread of Contagious Disease
by War on Flies- - Much Impor
tant Business Before Council.
A resolution calling fnr th>- paving ol
the principal street* of the rthi(!eiu?i> sec
tion of tbe sooth end wan read h: the
coudcil meeting lloadaj erening. The
resolution was referred to the street com
mittee for investigation regarding the
kind of paving preferred by the property
uw[iern iiuii also il any other Htretts
wished to t>e iscladed in the district.
The district described in the reaolation
!K. as follows; Mom fitnet from the
south end ol the Cooper lake bridge to
the BOQtfa city limits, Mill street from
the north line of Wnwuwui street to the
south city limit*, Bast Htm-t from the
north line of JaaMe street to the sooth
city limitH, Thorn Htreet from the went
Kde ol Main ntreet to thesoothweat eor
nfr ol block 89, Wawawai streel from
the east line of y ill street to the west
line of Lake utreet, Jam cm street from
the cunt line of Kant Htreet to the went
line ol Lake street, except tbat part of
naid Htreet between Main and Mill Mtrt-etn,
Kairview Btreet from the cant line of
Ea»t street to the east line of Meadow
street on the south title of Fairview
street. The estimated cost of the im
proTemeot is $G0,8()0
To comply with the new Btnte law a
resolution was introduced directing the
engineer to prepare plaun and •pedfica
tioDH for the inproveaWßt of Minn, Mill
and intersecting ntreets in the btininefH
section with bitolitbk paving. The ren
olution wtiH [iHHHtfI nnanimouslj.
An urdinance panned tirnt Hmi weond
readin^H repealing ordinance So. 106 m
lating to local improvement**. The re
peal of thin ordinance whh ncceHsary be
fore the introduction of a new ordinance
under the new Htate law.
Tbe application ol J. li. Sell for per
mission to build an automobile house
Application ol Wiiimm Beblotiag for
permiMion to erect v brick building ."»()
by 100 feet for a laundry, wan referred
to the street eommittefl for invpHtiim
tion an to tbe diataim to the river bank.
Fifteen property nwnern residing on
the east hide of Mill Htrret bavfl peti
tioned the council to have the parking
strip continued along that nde of the
street from Inland to (Canyon ntreet.
Uilltj were allowed ond ordered paid a 8
followH- Current expanse fuud, fIBB9 97;
water fund. $4.37 GH; newer fuud, |185.
The quarterly reports of the city treas
urer aDd justice were read and referred
to the finance committee.
B. Yj. KobertHon wan appointed apec
ial policeman by the mayor for the
months of July, August and September
and tbe appointment was contiruied by
Health Officer Stoht was prepent at
the meeting and reported no contagious
disease in the city at the present time
with the exception of a few casea of
whooping cough and measles. He
rf-coua mended that action be taken to
minimize the breeding places of tiiea by
ordering manure piles fcreened. He also
recommended that every restaurant
kitchen be screened tly tight. The Doc
tor stated that then- ih no rieeeeeity for
co many breeding place* for (Jineane and
the best time to atop disease iw before it
Manager S. H. Sauve of the I'ariHc
Telephone company nan present aud
tendered the city the free use of a tt'w
phone in the council chamber. He al*<)
stated that the telephone at ft c pump
etation had been changed from the old
ten party linf to a uifiin line, much to
satisfaction (jf Superintendent I)irr.
I'ernjie«ion was given the hand to
practice in the council chamber, pro
vided they furniHh their own juniror and
take proper care of the roorun.
Gaining Honors in Music.
Mr". K. K. Sfj.'!•)', formerly of tbia
citj fjut now Hi idk iq North Yakima,
has bten elect*"] v:"> president of the
uatioutti federuiiuubi oi musical cluba.
Miv. Sheldon was prominent in ujiihc
circle* in this city about ten years ago.
Mr. Sheldon was connected with the
Barrfcll Inveptcprt company for
yearH aud whh kl-<. in the grocery bu*i
ueae in Colfax. Friesdl in thio city will
be glad to learn of the high honors ac
corded Mrc She!'ivn in the world of
Husband 111 In Distant StaU.
Mrs. L. L. Towpt of Newport left for
Ann Arbor, Michigan, Saturday on
learning that her husband, who has been
ill in that city wbb woree. Mre. Tower
ie a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. A.
Perkins of Colfax.