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FROM COUNTY'S BOOKS
List of Instruments Filed for
Record in a Week.
Got. Patents and Receipts
United States to Jacob H. Olson,
wh neq 34-20-4:5, patent.
United States to Wro. A. Gilder-
Bieeve, lota 1, 2 of 6-14*37, patent.
Joe. P. Hagaman and wife to Tr .*
--tee« of First Baptist Church of Wil
.ada, tract in 28-18-41, $1.
Alfred P. Johnson and wife to J.
P. Nelson, pt 4-17-44, 15000.
Jno. Schiremau and wife to Jno.
Bennsr, Sr., lot 6, blk I, Brown's
i,id, Colfax, HSO.
Mary Steffeu to Henry C.
Stiffen, lots 1, 2, b, pt lot 3 of 20
Ole Kettelson and wife to S. G.
Robinson, lot 3 of 2C-11-45, $500.
Nortwbeeteru Mtg. Co. to G. W.
Bassett, lot 14. blk 2, Paloute Or
Daniel Currie to Madison M. Me-
Coy, lot 2, blk 3, Gartield, $150.
Lamont State Bank to J. M. Little
field, lot 3, blk 20, Lamont. $150.
C. W. Purnell and wife to W. 'G.
Shirk, Bwq neq, nwq seq 1-13 45,
T. W. Walters and wife to jbs.
Taylor, pt 15-10-43, 1600.
Milwaukee Land Co. to Jno.
Quinn, lot C, blk 57, Malrieu, 1150;
to Win. Fiok, lot 12, blk 2, Maiden;
lot 10. blk 20, Maiden, $300.
Emma C. Greer to Jno. Greer, lot
8, Z. M. Beebe'b add, Colfax, lots 1,
2, nh lot 3, blk 15, Grand View add,
M. E. Schreek and wife to Elizabeth
Aenendrup, pt 32-15-40, $1.
Bernhard Assendrup and wife to
M. E. Sohreck, pt 32-15-40, $1.
Alfred P. Johnson and wife to War
ren R. Edgington, lots 5, 6, blk 53,
GUl's add, Garfleld, $600.
Milwaukee Land Co. to Wm. M.
Sobulze, lota IC, IT, blk 28, Mai
James T. Stevens to Jesse J. Ar
cher, eh neq, eh 6eq 24-13 37, 1-3
of orop, 1200.
Jos. A. Willkomm to B. A. Brain
erd, lots 1, 2, blk 15, Maiden, 1500.
William Chandler et al to Wil
liam B. Wise, lot 3, blk 5, Hay,
William Simpson to William and
James Mortimer, neq neq, swq neq,
so nwq, ewq, nwq :?eq 2-18-42, lease.
J. F. Nelson and wife to E. C.
Johnson, pt 4-17-44, $2500.
F. L. Smith to C. H. Oderlio, lots
7, 8, blk 7, east of C street, Breed
ing's add, Palouse, lots 1, 2, blk 7,
east of C street, Bret-ding's add. Pa
Jos. Soberer and wife to Michael
Kloetscb, lots 4, 7, >h lot 18, blk 6,
Uniontown, pt 7-12-46, 61500.
Allen Rodecape and wife to Edith
A. Davis, lots 1. 2, 3, blk 4, Look
hart's add, St. John, 1200.
Cooper Bros, to M. E. Church
Board of Home Mis-aiou and Church
Extension of If. E. Church, lot 4,
Ilk 18, Rosalia, 81200.
J. E Hammond and wife to Pull
man Savings and Loau Association,
lot 7, blk 5, Campus Park add, Pull
Volney B. Lewis and wife to Se
curity State Bank, tract in Palout-e.
James A. Ford to A. W. rMott, wh
swq, sb nwq 15-14-40. 8400.
Edmund W. iirag^ and wife to
Eetella Walker, lot 0. blk 3, Campus
Park add, Pullman. $1100.
J. J. Archer and wife to Coifax
National Bank, eL neq, eh seq 24-13
--37, $317 5.
B. A. Braloerd and wife to F. K.
Godfrey, pt lots 1, 2, blk 15, Maiden,
Andrew C. Venm to Frank L. Suy
der, livestock, etc., $1985.
C. E (Greene to P. B. Lock, live
B. K. st^v >ne to C. E. Greene,
livestock, 2-:] orop on Griffith farm,
Union Warehouse Co. to Lambert
Taufen et al, warehouse, 82500.
Roy Howard tv W. H. Skeen, live
0. H. Sn< ad to Jaa, Camp •
E. A. llanua to Cleveland Smith,
C. \V. Taylor to Cleveland smith
E. A. Hanna to Cleveland Smith,
1000 bushels wheat on nwq 24 wh
Chicago, Milwaukee and Pnget
Sound Ry. Co. to United States Trust
5 O, E. Anderson to Mary C. Wheel
er, livestock, etc., 1225.
Oakeedale Home Telephone Co., ar
ticles of Incorporation.
C. H. Workman to J. j. Cowley,
crop and livestock, 1806.
G. E. Stone to First State Bank
G. S. and W. D. Hale to p. p. C.
Pauleen, machinery, $1500.
Wm. Dredge to B. A. Daviß, chat.
Moscow Lodge No. 31, I. O. O. F.,
to Geo. Wright, and wife, real mtg.
P. B. Lock to C. E. Greene, par
United States Trust Co. to Chica
go, Milwaukee and PuKet Sound Ry.
Estella Walker to James L. Hazen,
Estella Walker, executrix, to Ed
i maud W. Gragg, real mtg
Melvin Lakin to Robert H. Zim
■ merman, real mtg.
M. D. Henry to W. J. Sarter, real
Bills of Sale
James T. Stevens to Jesse J. Ar
cher, crop, 1 1.
Conditional Bills of Sale
National Cash Register Co. to
Harry H. Peterson, casb register,
W. V. Burrell, trustee, vs. Jtf'
Pc.ve et al. lis peudene.
Potlatch Lumber Co. vs. Sprat;ue
Feed and Fuel Co., lot C, blk 8, La
mont, lien, $243.
Henry W. Hawke vs. Jno. Bieruot
and wife, judgment, $273. <■( «.■■*-■
Mary A. Thompson vs. Wm. E.
Thompson, lis pendens.
Revere Farmers Union Elevator
and Warehouse Co., articles of incor
Feats of Seamanship Performed With
Square rigged ships can, in case of
necessity, be made to sail rudder fore
most. ;iiid there are many cases known
where ships have sailed in that re
versed order. Only a few years ago ;i
case was recorded of such backward
one instance where the maneuver
was employed by a genius in battle
tactics rather than under the need of
marine disaster is a brilliant chapter
in the history of Old Ironsides. This
account is taken from Maclay's naval
"The sternmost ship was observed
luffing up so as to take a raking posi
tion across the Constitution's stern.
Mindful of his danger. Captain Stew
art suddenly braced his main and niiz
zen topsails flai to the mast, shook all
forward, let his jib sheet and quiet
ly but swiftly harked, under cover of
the smoke, abreast the raar ship. The
maneuver was executed in beautiful
style. The yards swung around almost
as soon as the order was issued; the
ship checked her course, trembled for
:i moment and then began backing. As
if by magic the Constitution had
dropped astern and almost before the
enemy was a ware of it was alongside
of the sternmost ship with every gun
of her formidable battery reloaded and
The clipper shin Dreadnoughi 10-t
her rudder in a gale in the winter of
18fi2-3. and Captain Samuel Samuels
performed the great feat of sailing her
backward for more than (500 miles and
into safety in the harbor of Fayal.—
New York Sun.
Mansion In Which Aaron Burr Courted
There still stands in the Paramus
valley, twenty miles from New York,
in Bergen county, N. .1.. well preserved
and kept, the mansion in which Aaron
Burr courted the beautiful Estelle
Provost, widow <>f an officer in the
British army, herself an ardent royal
ist during the Revolution.
In the days of this courtship Burr's
command in the American army was
stationed at White Plains. N. V.. and
he was accustomed to ride from there
to Paramus on horseback to the woo
ing of his ladylove, making the jour
ney to and fro between snivel and
dawn. The mansion, known as "The
Hermitage," is of rough stone with
gothic peak-, a picturesque turnstile
its visitors to the extensive
Not far away is the old church, like
as it was in those perilous and
romantic days, where Burr and fhe
' •■ uiil'w. Us persistenl ami arden
■.u r ha vinLr won her, v- ere
g and belonging to this
h is an ancient burying ground.
of whose moss grown grave
- hal c ■ v lint and grotesque in
tions. One offers this cheerful in
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■ Browning's Magazine.
Happiest Girl in Lincoln.
A Lincoln, Nebr., girl writes, "I had
been ailing for some time with chronic
constipation and stomach trouble. 1
began taking Chamberlain's Stomach
and Liver Tab'ets and in three days I
«as able to be up and got better right
along. lam the proudest girl in Lin
coln to find Piich a good medicine." For
t*ale by all dealers.
Right in your busiest season when you
have the least time to spare you are
most likely to take diarrhoea and lose
severnl days' time, unless you have
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diar
rhoea Remedy at hand and take a dose
on the first appearance of the disease.
For eale by all dealers.
Stops itching instantly. Cures piles,
eczema, salt, rheum, tetter, itch, hives
herpes, gcabise— Doan'e Ointment. At
any drug store.
J. B. Brown sells the famous Aer
moter, the bw»t windmills in the world.
Phone Red 1521.
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, JULY 7, 1911.
By ELMER TROOP SAWYER
Copyright by American Press Asso
When I was a student in the Uni
versity of , one evening, desiring to
send a note to a young girl who lived
some distance back of the college build
in trs. 1 asked Abe. the sweep, who
took care of my room, to take it for
"I'm In a hurry for a reply to this.
Abe." I said. "<;o straight back over
the campus and through the grounds
beyond, and it won't take you half an
hour to £<> and come."
"Yes. sahf replied Abe. and, taking
the note, he departed.
1 wailed an hour for him. at the
end of whirl) time tie came In i a:.t
"Were you kept waiting, Ale;"' i
"No. sali. I wasn't kep' waitin*."
"Then why were you gone so Ion??"
"I didn't go the way yo' toid me to
"I nebber go dat way. sah. T had
a bad speiience on d:it route once."
"Experience! What kind of an ex
"I don't mind teliin' yon about it if
yo' won't tell any ob de studeuts. Dey
don't b'leibe nothin' about bants, and
dey laugh at me. But 1 tell you, sah.
dere hants on dat road, and dey get in
side de statutes in de park and raise
"Get into the statues?"
"Yes, Rah. I'm to tole yo'
about one ob 'em. He make me a
good man, though. 1 own up to dat.
But I hain't got conscience enough to
go that way any mo 1 nohow.
"I war de wickedest man anywhar.
I war a liar aud a thief aud every
thing that was bad. Yo' know Pro
fessor Barnacle? He was student den
His fader had chickens. All us nig
gers lub chickens and watermillions.
When de broilers git plenty big I used
to steal 'em, aud when de chickens
war big and de watermillions war ripe
I used to go home past the Barnacle
place, and I take a chicken under one
arm, with ma finger pressed on its
throat to keep it from squawkin', and
under de udder arm 1 bad a water
"When I'd committed these depre
dations lots ob times Mr. Barnacle
he says to me. "Abe. what yo' steal in'
our chic-kens fo'?' "Go 'long.' 1 says; •]
liain't -riut do use fo' yo' chickens.'
"Well. Abe, all 1 hab to say is dat 1
beard a clatter in de chicken house one
night and went out to see what was
de matter. I saw somethin' dark
walkin' away and follered it. 1 saw
it go into yo' bouse.'
"To" Gawd. Mr. Barnacle, I hain't
teched chicken meat in a year. I's too
poor to buy em, and I's ti o honest to
" 'Abe,' be said, "yore sacrilegious.'
"I larfed when be said dis. fo' 1
wasn't convicted ob sin. as de minister
says, but I got convicted sho' enough
mighty quick arter dat. De water
millions war gittin' ripe, and one night.
passin' de Barnacle [lace, 1 tuk a b!g
watermiilion under my arm. and i
thought bow good fried chicken would
taste fo' breakfast. Den I went into
de chickeu house to git one ob 'em.
Dere war so much squawkin' dat I lit
out fo' awhile and hid in de bushes.
I saw somebody come out ob de house
and look around, den go away. 1
waited fo' awhile; den I sneaked in.
got ma chicken and went off towards
"1 war passiu" de statute ob General
Somebody or odder who fit fo' dis state
in de rebelutiou when de statute called
" 'Halt thar. you Abe!'
"1 stood still as i could fo' de shak
in' ob ma legs.
•' 'Drap de chicken.' says de statute.
" '1 hain't pot no chicken.'
"De right arm ob de statute raised
and frowed somepin at me. 1 h< aid it
splosh <>v de groun'. 1 reckon it was
"1 was so skeered at seem' de statute
frow somepin dat 1 le' de ue.-k oh
de chicken, and h began to squawk.
" 'You say yo' hain'i got do chicken,
eh? 1 says de statute.
"1 didn't say uothiu" to dis.
"'Drap »!•■' chicken and de water
million.' says <!■•
"I dropped em i le chicken
went off squaw t>
"'Abe.' says lie statute, Tni a hant
what tuk up inside d:s statute fo' to
Vt yo' ob chicken :t::d watermil
stealin', and I'm gwiue to stop yo'
d in' it.'
"'How you gwine I dat? I says.
" 'I'm gwinp to kill yo".
"Dat statute lie rted up his
arm agin and fired a pistol, and de
ing right up above ma head.
" 'Fo' Gawd. Mr. Elant.' 1 says.
•I promise not to steal chickens
Jvatermillions go mo if yo'll spa' ma
"'Abe.' said the bant, 'yo' net only ::
thief; yo' a liar. How I gwine know
yo' keep yo' promise?"
" "I hope I may die ef I ever do.'
"'Waal. Abe. I'll let yo' off dis time,
but if yo" eber steal or lie ag'iu I'll
come out ob dis statute and pummel
yo' to deaf. Now yo' kin go on.'"
1 told Abe he was quite excusable
for taking a roundabout route.
When 1 saw Professor Barnacle again
I told him the story. He smiled and
said that he was the hant behind the
Done Daily in (Wax-Many
Citizens Teli of It.
Nearly'every reader h&e heard of Doan>
Kidney Pills. Their good work in Colfax
still continues, and our citizens are constantly
adding endorsement by public testimony No
better proof of merit can be had than the ex
perience of friends and neighbors. Read this
Mrs. W. L. Mcßnde, 207 Cooper St , Col
fax, Wafh., says: "Seven years ago a mem
ber r my family fell and fur about cix months
he suffered from revere ; air? acroM the email
of his Dark, especially severe when any heavy
lifting war done. The kidney secretions were
also badly disord* ana Kidney Fills
• aally used and they not only relieved
backache, but al^i. reel r- i the kidneys
normal condition. Since then, this remedy
has been taken off an i un an] it has alwaye
had a beneficial effect. "
For sale by all dealer?-. Price SO cents.
Foßter-Milburn Co., Buffalo, New York, cole
a^rentejfor the United States.
Remember the nau;e— D^ac s—and take m
:c«rt - f y \|
are those that were of excellent
quality when they left the n>Bnufacture»
-or wholesaler and that were NOT carried
in the retailer's stock any length of
time. FrfshnesH in a viral essential to
good grocery qualify—nnd frenhnesw
does not exist in articles that have lain
in stock for any length of time. Our
stock moves quickly—we do NOT carry
any that have become stale, etc.
Phone ft Erwir 4 Son
Main • *- Proprietors
09 liiv^ mS*^3^^-*^^
I Better! f^fflSji
Dolfax Meat Market
A. GERPER, Proprietor
FEESH AND CURED MEATS
POULTRY AND FISH
Oysters in Season
Hides and Pelts Bought
119 Main Street Phone Main 101
m WOLDS rTm bottle free
ANDALITHROA7AND LUNG TROUBIES <
SEND YOUR ORDERS
to us for liquors
and beer •
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Plain Box s.
PRICE LIST ON REftUIST
I I PHONE MAIM -6125 |
I Whitman Realty & Grain Go. I
xx * *>
D. F. TRIMBLE AXII P. 11. SIMUX
xx GRAIN, HAY, REAL ESTATE, FIRE AND LIFE INSUR
XX OFFICE MACKENZIE BLDC. PHONE MAIN 1271 COLFAX, WASH. *>
*^ OPPOSITE POSTOFFICE XN
1 LAND LAND LAND I
XX We are ncentn fr,r the GRAND TRCXK PACIFIC LAND COMPANY "<>
XX and are »Hlir ir British Colombia land* hx the ri«ht price. If you wmit v
XX to get off right oDee don't let thin chance go •»▼. Thene land* Jm\" N- ■
XX not beeu picked over, Brut come, hrnr nerved. You don't have to jto XN
XX up there. We have picture* and field notes of every <m»»rter pert ion,
XX which in Hold with h guarantee that if i* an represented, in fact it i* v
XX vut fju-ht in the c infract, and if not ri^ht you get your money hack.
XX We nell in the following; district*:
vv CHILCOT LAKE DISTRICT— Located 50 miles from the Coast and **
* - 75 miles north ol Vancouver, in the fool bills of tbeCascade mountain! ;..
v Most all of this land borders the lake and in nearly all bottom land; *
% v^ black loam soil and very little timber, aay abont 50 acres to the see- X
* tion on an average. Price $8.50 per acre; |4 00 caHh, balance long £~
yy time at & Per cent.
xx We have the b*>er lands in the FORT GEORGE. LILLOOET, CARI- \\
XX 800, SALSION RIVER and PRAIZBR RIVER district*. Prices an \\
\X r »Knt- Railroad in building. Land in beiutc "old rapidly, ho don't \\
XX br*\t»tp to tnke hold of this. Perhaps the last chance to get land at XX
XX these low price. \\,
v v or furtuer information, depcription of land and particulars, come to XX
->-> our f'fflce. X \
1 Whitman Realty &. Grain Co. §
XX MacKenzie IJId X- Opposite Postoffle* Colfax, Wash.
Your Attention r£!
The following are two of the good buys offered by
G. W. Lame & Co.
No. 38o—A section, 040 acre*, all fenced and all cultivated, good well,
windmill and reservoir, good house of five rooms and barn for 22 head of
horees, one half mile to school. 5 miles to Meeker, R. F. i>., county road.
This place all in crop and one third to purchaser. Price $31,000. |10,
--000 cash, balance to suit.
No. 382—Timothy ranch. 100 acreß in tract, all fenced, 135 acres culti
vated, all in crop and all to purchaser. 2~> acres good timber, 1 acre home
orchard, watered by springs and well, good 5-room house cost $1500,
barn COiGOcost fIOOO, and full set building*, only one half mile to rail
road station, uear Potlatch. Price $7"> per acre on easy terms.
A few good income properties and Spokane property to trade for farm
land. What have you to offei?
G. W. LAKUE & CO.
REAL ESTATE, LOANS ANO INSURANCE
Two offices— Colfai and Spokane, Wash.
■ • :r Slogan—"Bargains for Buyers, and Buyers for Bargains.''
I —Central British Columbia—
We are cxc urn c selling spents for Graid Tiunk Pacific Lands, location 3CO
niles east of Priuce Rupert, and 150 miles northeast of Vancouver. In the Fort
George district there are some l r,o sections; in the Lillooet district a like amount
These lands were carefully selectfd hy the company, and they are now offering them
at a very low price and on easy tetms in order to enc< uragn settlers into these dis
tricts fli'pht. mw is th P t;me t<» bvy and pprure titnt choice. For the investor we
offer something good; for the man with limited means we offer a chance to~gecure
good land at a moderate price, and which is bound to triple in value. Railroad now
buildiiig. For particulars call at our office.
CENTRAL OREGON LANDS
We are exclusive selling agents for this district for 800.000 acres of Military
Road Grant L»nds in Central Oregon. The«p lands were all carefully selected sev
eral years ago, and none of the land ever sold off. It is now all being thrown orTim
to purchase. They embrace the best lands in ths »tate and are beine sold on ea«\
terms. Descriptive literature and information as to how to be shown the land ran f
obtained at our office.
Colfax Insurance & Realty o.
Lippitt Biiilcliij" Colfax, Waxli.
Grand View Addition to Colfax
Lots, one, five and ten acre tracts. Entire addition is
practically level, plenty of water and wide street-. New road
to addition will be an exceptionally fine road with easy grade.
les in this addition will practically double when* the
road is completed. Will be sold on easy terms. For fII
G. W. LARUE & CO., c&s^iY x
; .^k "^^. eve face /
This is our new No. 8 mill,Jthe most complete and nn tn dot. m
„.,,. , , . r "-u-uaie mill on the
market. Call and see it or send for catalog. CARLEY BRO^ C
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