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WHITMAN COUNTY MOTES
Brief Items of Interest from
Vernon F. McFerron has bfen elected
principal of the St. John school.
J. C. Weyroouth, manager of the
Palouse Steam laundry, drank carbolic
acid one day last week but has recovered.
Work ia progressing rapidly on a new
$20,000 echool house at Lamont in the
extreme northwestern part of Whitman
Rosalia claims that over 2000 Dames
were registered in her guest book on the
Fourth. Each guest who registered was
given a pennant.
James Long of Elberton, owner of one
of the largest prune orchards in the
Palouse country, reports that his trees
will bear a good crop of fruit this year.
James ("adzow, the new postmaster at
this place, took possession of the office
last Saturday and will attend to Uncle
Sammy's business in the future —Maiden
Lumber has arrived in Lamont for the
erection of a large warehouse to be built
by the Northern Urain company to take
care of ths bumper crop which is soon
to be harvested in that vicinity.
The Oakesdale ball team claims the
championship of the league, which was
composed of Tekoa, Oakesdale, Garfield
and Farmington. There is a dispute
over a game with Tekoa which is Oakes
dale's rival for the championship.
For the third time in as many weeks a
Pullman business house was burglarized
last Saturday night. The last time it
was ClarksoD Brothers' store that was
entered through a rear window. The
burglars secured nbout $25 and some
Three people were seriously injured
during the celebration at. Maiden when a
race horse plunged into the crowd. The
injured are John Crutcher, a man of
middle age living near Maiden, Harold
Gerriall, a lad of 10 years from
Avery, and John Vuurlis, a farmer froai
near Rock Lake. The injured are all
expected to recover.
For the first time in '20 years the
houses of prostitution were finally cloeed
in the city of Palouse Saturday. At the
opening of the present city administra
tion an ordinance was passed abolisb
iDg the houses in the city and after a
number of arrests and convictions the
proprietor of the only remaining house
has decided'tc clone the house and leave
J. If. Luther a prominent farmer of
Dusty, was in town Wednesday serving
notices upon aeader and thresher men to
"clean up" their machines aDd rigs be
fore coming to his farm in the Dusty
section. "Last year," said Mr. Luther,
"I was put to an expense of $3000 by
men who came from a district where Jim
Hill and other wi*eda abound to head
and thresh my cropn."—La Cronae Cop
The Farmer!*' i'uioa Warehouse com
pany now owos or lies leased live ware
houses at PalouHP and men are at work
putting them ia condition to receive a
heavy crop Two of the warehouses are
on the Spokane. & Inland, two on the
Northern Pacific and one on the Wash
ington, Idaho and Montana. C. W.
McFarlaud has been re elected to look
after the grain business at that point
for the Farmers' Fiducational and Co
Two carload* of grain sacks from
Portland to the Interior Warehouse
company of La I'rosse arrived this week
and are beiDg hauled out by the farm
ers. LaCrosee local farmers' uuion early
last spring placed an order with the In
terior Warehouse company for 38.0UU,
and Dusty union for 43,000 sacks. In
each instance the union got their sacks
for $6.25 f. o. b. Portland, which would
make the price laid down in LaCrosse
something less than $0 GO a hundred.
W. M. Dobson, a La Crosse farmer,
had a fly light on the back of his left
hand Saturday and though he tried
several times to remove it the insect
stuck to the nVsii as if glued. He had
to pick the insect from his band and in
doing so noticed it had stuck its bill deep
into the flesh. Thinking no more about
it the man attended to his work, but in
the middle of the night his haod began
to swell, until it reached the size of two
hands. He aroused one of the members
of his family, who came to town for a
physician, who declared it a case of
blood poisoniog. Had he neglected to
take immediate care of his hand the
doctor says the man would undoubtedly
have lost it, if not his life.
LACROSSE NEWS ITEMS.
J. C. Ogden arrived Friday from Pluni
mer, Idaho, to take charge of the engine
for Win, Thomaa during the harvest
Jae, MeKinnis has recovered from his
recent operation sufficiently to be around
again, lie came up from Walla Walla
Tuesday to attend to packing and mov
ing their household goods.
D. E. Pickard is reported no better
and has gone to Juliaetta, Idaho, for
Mies Ella Hackett returned Tuesday
from a week's outing with friends at
Spokane. She brought Miss Gertrude
O'Donnell home with her to spend va
cation in the country.
Mr*>. John Barger and little daughter
were Eodicott visitors between trains
Ralph Wilcox returned from Southern
Idaho Saturday where he has been on
Mrs. Wilcox and daughters, Edith and
Ethel are spending the summer near
Pullman, hoping to improve the health
of MiBS Ethel.
Harvest has commenced in the vicinity
Ai Camp has recently purchased a new
40-horse power touring car, making the
trip overland in it from Walla Walla
Mr. and Mr?. G. J, Scbadegg report a
large time at the K. C. picnic at Oolfax
—going Saturday noon and returning
Mrs. Susie A. Dezell of Sunset and
sister of Minueapolis were over Sunday
guests at the J. E Moore home.
Mr*. Bert Keaton and daughter now
of Washtucna has been taking care of
Grandma Keaton the past week. They
returned home Wednesday.
PLATS NEW TOWNS.
Located in Opposite Corners of
Phillip Roach has platted a part of
the southeast quarter of section 29-20
--39 near Lamont in the northwestern
part of the county. The plat was ap
proved by the comnjiaeioners at their
meeting last week. The new town is to
be called Roachdale.
John H. Evans has filed a plat of
Evans' Orchards Tracts with the county
auditor. The tracts are down on the
Snake river in the extreme southeastern
part of the county near Clarkston. This
plat was filed July 7 and the filing fee
amounted to #0 25. The charge for fil
ing a plat with the auditor is 25 cents a
lot regardless of the size of the lots.
Requirements for Teachers.
It will be of interest to teachers and
school directors throughout the county
to know that according to the new law
temporary teachers certificates, valid
until the end of the school year may be
issued to anyone holding a certificate of
graduation from an accredited school
Temporary certificates vaiid until the
next teachers examination may be issued
to any person who is not in the state
prior to the week of examinations last
previous who has not at any time taugt t
or resided in this state provided that
such person at time of application holds
a certificate valid in some other state
and has had nine months successful
teaching pxperieuee. One vho has mver
tought, unless a eruduste of an accred
ited school, must take the regular teach
ers examination iv order to teacb.
Many Coyotes Killed.
During the three months ending with
the last day of June 411 coyote skins
were presented at the office of the audi
tor of Whitman county and a bounty
of $1 was paid on eecb. A bounty of
£5 was also puid on one wild cat killed
during the quarter. The amount paid
for wild animal bounties will be reiin
burned to the county from the state
Many Automobiles in Whitman.
According to figures compiled in the
office of County Assessor Walters there
were 14-tautomobiles in Whitmpn county
March 1. The number has been more
than doubled during the past year. The
records show that when the census was
taken a year ago there yere only GG
machines in the county.
Contract for Cement Work.
Holliday &. Hughes have the contract
for putting up the concrete piers for the
foundation for the addition to the Col
fax Flouring mill. Bids for the con
struction of the warehouse have been
received and the milling company is con
Rathbun for Deputy Engineer.
J. A. Rathbun, formerly connected
with the highway department, has ac
cepted a position as deputy county en
gineer under Engineer John M. MeCaw.
Mr. Rathbun, accompanied by his wife,
arrived in town a few days ago and took
up his official duties at once.
Words of Appreciation.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hamblin and
family desire their sincere thanks ex
pressed to the friends who were so kind
to them in their recent bereavement.
Kill More Than Wild Beasts.
The number of people killed yearly by
wild beasts don't approach the vast
number killed by disease germp. No life
is safe from their attacks. They're in
air, water, duet, even food. But grand
protection is afforded by Electric Bit
ters, which destroy and expel these dead
ly disease germs from the system. That's
why chills, fever and ague, all malarial
and many blood diseases yield promptly
to this wonderful blood purifier. Try
them, and eiijoy the glorious health and
new strength they'll give you. Money
back, if not satisfied. Only 50c at all
Schlitz famous Milwaukee beer on
draught at Monahan's.
Shirkey A Glaaer, graduate opticians.
Viait Ripley'a Pharmacy for yocr
favorite Sundae or Soda.
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, JULY 14, 1911.
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT.
G W Larue &Co vs W H Hull—Judg
ment for plaintiff.
Edwin T Coman v 3 Olair G N )gle et ai
—Order extending time for defendant to
John W Carroll et ux vs Whitman
Co et al—Defense confessed judgment in
the sum of $100.
Winnifred Schack vs Harold J Schack
—Order of default, decree of divorce
granted to plaintiff.
Spokane Merchants Association vs G
M Howell et al—Order to show cause.
B F Ellis vs W F Paulus et ux—Mo
tion for new trial denied.
J S Schrock va P N McKenzie—Motion
for new trial,
Geo C Jewett, receiver vs Seymour Bly
ton—Judgment for plaintiff
W F Burrell, trustee vs Jeff Poweet al
—Dismissed, and new case filed.
John L Canutt et ux va Frank H
Endeley et al—Order for temporary re
ceiver, bond and order fixing time for
hearing on appointment of permanent
S D Kindpr et ai vs School District No.
126 et al—Trial taken under advisement
by the court.
Beet Manufacturing Co vs Arthur
Luck—Order of dismissal.
Durkin Ivquor Co vi C W Ewan-
Judgment for plaintiff
Alex W Lamb vb Reuben R Lamb-
Order appointing guardian ad litem,
order of default.
Cloverdale Cattle Co va W H Eaton
et ux—Order overruling demurrer and
motion for change of venue.
State va James Mackey—Sentence sub
pended until further order of court.
Guardianship of Pearl It Bigelow—
Order no fee to be charged for final ac
count in matters of guardianship.
Estate of Mary A Thompson—Order
fixing time for confirmation of real
Estate of Sadie E Burton—Ord^r ap
pointing I) C Dow administrator with
bond at $3500.
Estate of Mathias Busch—Order ad
mitting will and appointing Margaret
Bunch executrix without bond, order
directing publication of notice to cred
Estate of John Pritchard—Order ap
Estate of Martha MeNeilly—Letters
issued to Arthur I) UcNeilly.
Guardianship of Mary X Einseidler,
insane—Order to publish notice of ap
pointment of guardian.
Estate of James Parvin — Order con
firming purchase of monument.
Estate of James H Ciaine*—Letters of
administration issued to John W Gainep.
Guardianship of Harry Mitchell—Order
for the purchase of clothop.
Estate of Mary Jane Calfee—Order fix
ing time for settlement of final account.
Estate of Frank Rider— Petition of
Ladies Benevolent Society of Spokane et
al for contest of will, order for citation.
Estate of M G Hagaman—Order con
firming sale of personal property and
order allowing claim of J It Hagaman.
Estate of Samuel L Jamison—Order
to strike certain items fruru inventory.
Guardianship of Jennie Jane Boulden
eta!— Decree discharging guardian.
Estate of Rachel S Russell—Older ap
Guardianship of A M Akin, incompe
tent—Petition for guardian and order
fixing time for hearing.
Estate of J L Follansby—Letters of
administration issued to J C Northrup,
Estate of Susan S Aiken—Order fixing
time for settlement, order to show cause
Thos Hooker et al va Arthur W Cow
ley et ai—Abstract of judgment.
Potlatch Lumber Co vs F W Anderson
et al —Foreclosure of lieu.
Cartuoiia Webster vs William Webster
—Action for divorce.
Geo C Jewett, receiver, vs Seymour
Blyton—Action for money due.
W F Burrell, trustee, vs T J Powe et
Jonn L Canutt et ux vs Frank II
Endsley et al —Action for appointment
Durkin Liquor Co va C W Ewan—For
Gilbert Hunt Co ye A Talk et al—Mo
A Peek Into His Pocket
would show the box of Bucklen's Ar
nica Salve that E. S. Loper, a carpenter,
of Marilla, N. Y. always carries. "I
have never had a cut, wound, bruise or
sore it would not heal," he writes. Great
est healer of burns, boils, scalds, chapped
hands and lips, fever eoree, ekin erup
tions, eczema, corns and piles, 25c at
Notice of Meeting.
Colfax Local of the Farmers' Union
will meet regularly on the 2d and 4th
Saturdays of each month at 1 o'clock in
the Workman hall.
Sam Lyons. President.
For plumbing, material and supplies,
call on J. B. Brown. Phone Red 1521
«9E3fcPl aud Glasses fitted by
State Registered Opticians
SHIRKEY «8c GLASER
M. & W. COLD STORAGE MARKET
is now better than ever equipped with
the most modern, up-to-date refrigerating
machinery recently installed. We are
in position to serve the public to-wit:
Ist. We slaughter the best stock that can be bought in the Palouse country.
2nd. We refrigerated so as to eliminate the animal taste, therefore make it more
3rd. FLIES, which are the most dangerous to human welfare, are eliminated.
4th. From an economic standpoint we guarantee our price to be less, quality con
sth. We know from many years' experience in the meat business that the finest piece
of meat will be more tender and of nicer flavor if refrigerated. There is no question about it.
6th. We believe, and you will agree with us. that Meat Markets. Bakeries and Hotel
Kitchens ought to have better sanitary rooms ar.d fixtures than the Banks and Law Offices.
7th. Savages like raw, rank meat, but we realize that our trade is with civilized people
Harvesters and Threshers Please
You who have traded with us last season remember what service you have got, takin^
you at your own word you were all pleased. We want to tell you that we now are in a bet
ter position to serve you than ever.
To the Doubtful
A trial will convince you that we are in a position to give you the best and most for
THE M. & W. GOLD STORAGE MARKET
Phone Main 471 411 Main St. Colfax, Wash.
P. S. —Ladies are especially invited to visitour plant. Mr. Marek would be glad to
give lectures on Domestic Science if enough ladies wish to hear something on that subject
NEW RIDCEWAY THEATRE
R. <;. CLENDENIN, Lessee
LADIES FREE TO-NICHT
All Ladies free to-night, when ac
companied by one with a 10c tir-ket.
Piizrt night —Monday. July 17.
A beautiful Rocking Chair
Admission 5 and 10 cents
Bensel Fuel Co.:
Anthracite, Bock Springs
Special prices made on
(Phone Main 401)
For any sptcial bargain in
I have a buyer. Money to loan in large
or small amounts.
RICHARD 11. REID
102 Main St.. Col fax, Wash. ;
CHASE & SANBORN
in several different blends is car
W. H. Lacey
The Leading Grocer
Tell us your wants—we'll
He speaks English
He speaks German
Office with G. W. Larue & Co.
See me before making arrange
If you want the news you
must take The Gazette.
I j HOT LAKE
Hot Lake, Oregon.
A Health Resort
jfll Bfatnral Hot Mineral
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HOT LAKE SANATORIUM WALTER \I PIERCE, President
Our store is certainly headquarters
for all implements needed to prop
erly care for your Lawn and Gar
den. Call and see.
SIMON DREIFUS & CO.
Corner Main and Wall Streets Collax, Wash.
Sole agents for the Howard Heaters and Malleable
Do you love good music 1 Listen to the
Victor Talking Machines
Now for sale at the ELK DRUG STORE. The famous grand opera sing
ers, Caruso, Journet, Dalmores, Tetrazzini, Gadski, Calve, Eames Nei'
sen, Melba, Schuman-Heink and all the rest, make records exclusive'lv for
the VICTOR, "usiveiy ior
T>ERFECT 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, Cdtox, Wash.