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MIAL NEWS ITEMS
Mrs. H. W. Canfleld came to Colfax
last Thursday for a abort visit with
Mn«. Walter Taleferro of Koine, Idaho,
arrived in this city last Friday for a
visit with friends and relatives.
Miss Eunice King, who had been
spending a week with friends at Rosalia,
returned Sunday evening to help "dad"
in the book store while Cal Tyler goes on
bis vacation to Chatcolet and other
Mr. and Mrs. Charles MacKeniie were
week end visitors in Spokane.
Mr. and Mrs. E. M Woodin were vie
itors in Pullman Sunday.
A. B. Wood, telegraphic editor of the
Spokesman-Review, spent Sunday with
0. H. Strumel, manager for the A merican
Kxprees company in this city.
El Weidritch of the LaCrosee country
was at the county seat Monday makirg
final proof on bis homestead. He was
accompanied by C. W. Taylor as a
W. F Conyard, editor of the LaCrosse
Clipper, was in Colfax Monday calling on
hie old friends. At the request of the
LaCrosae people Con baa consented to
get up another exhibit of grains for the
interstate fair and has already begun
Paul Ackermaa of College Place visited
Mb Col fas the first of the week,
W. H. Melrose left Wednesday for
a six weeks' visit in lowa, Chicago and
Mrs. W. J. Hamilton, Mies Qrace Hed
ger and Mrs, D. C Woodward made an
Automobile trip to Coeur d'Alene Tues
day returning Wednesday.
B. D Baber went to Portland Monday
to attend the wedding of his sister,
Helen, who was united in marriage with
L M. Howell, Secretary of State of
Mrs. J. Marshall McCroekey went to
Spokane a few days ago to visit her
mother, Mrs. E Stoor.
M. P. Caasady has gone to Willada as
agent for the Interior Warehouse com
William Grob and family arrived in
town this week from Gilman, 111., and be
is spending some time settling up the
estate of his brother, Adolph, who died
about a year ago.
Seymour Manning, a former resident
of this city, is in town again for a few
weeks. His family are in Portland
although they are not permanently lo
Postmaster and Mrs. James Ewart
left Sunday for a ten days outing at
Dr. and Mrs. A. E. Stuht were Spo
kane visitors Wednesday.
I^^F. A. Rutwll arrived home Monday
rronj a ten days automobile trip to Hot
Mi«e Mabel Morrison leaves this mora
ing for a three months outing on the
Little North Fork in the Coeur d'Alenes.
O. F. J. Devsenroth returned Tuesday
from a three weeks' visit at his old home
at Beaver iMm, Wis.
Mrs. J. A. Jesse is in Spokane this
week to meet relatives from the eaat.
George A. Walton, general agent for
the Canadian Pacific in Spokane, was a
Colfax visitor Tuesday.
Mrs Mabel Williams is visiting in
I'ortlaud. She is expected home in a
Jamos Swigard, better known as
"Sunny Jim", is off for a vacation in
Frank Baldwin and family returned
Saturday from an outing on Pend
0. H. Horton and family and Frank
Baker left Wednesday afternoon for
Chateolet for a two weeks' outing.
Judge E. H. Sullivan of Spokane was
;s ('olfax Wednesday.
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney F. L
Stotler was in Tekoa Thursday on
Attorney John Pattison of Spokane
has been in town this week trying a case
Judge E. H Sullivan in a matter
Judge Neill was dUqualified.
Oonald Hill, son of Attorney and Mrs.
Charles Hill, is spending a part of his
vacation with his grandmother at Otis
Mrs. K. F. Banker of Seattle has been
visiting at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
George P. Howard in Pleasant Valley.
Morton, Roee and Louiee Lippitt, who
liad been spending a few days at Liberty
Lake, were compelled to return home
Saturday on account of the illness of
Mi6a Pansy Morrison returned to her
duties in the office of Attorney R. L.
McCroskey Tuesday after a two weeks'
vacation spent at Spokane and Liberty
Attorney R. L. McCroskey was in
Walla Walla on legal business Wednes
Floyd Smith, E J. Peschau and Fred
Murphy leave next Sunday for a two
weeks' outing on the lake at Chatcolet.
Mies Julia Meyer of San Francisco is
visiting at the home of Dr. and Mrs.
Palamountain for a few months.
Dr. I. A. Balaiger returned Tuesday
from a few days stay in Spokane. Mrs.
Balsiger, who accompanied him to Spo
kane, has gone to Hayden Lake for a few
John Anderson of Riverside was in
tbis city the flr*t of the week settling up
the business of the Lars Anderson estate
of which he is administrator.
Mr. and Mrs. R. Dreger returned a few
days ago from Portland where they at
tended the national convention of
V. B. McDowell and family return to
their home in Spokane next Sunday after
spending some time with relatives in
Hon. E. H. L-terman, capitalist of
Pullman, was in Colfax on business
Wednesday. Mr. Leterman estimates
his wheat crop this year at 30.000 sacks.
Herbert C. Moller of the Fair store
left Wednesday evening for a two weeks
vacation in Spokane and at the neighbor
Mies Amy Conradeon returned to her
home in Seattle yesterday after a visit
with her sister, Mrs. I. J. Davis in this
Attorneys Samuel P. Weaver and
John R Melville of Sprague were in Col
fax on court business yesterday.
Dr. A. E. Stuht was ia Spokane Wed
nesday and Thursday.
Fred Doolittle, who hae been at home
for several weeks, left Saturday for N\mh
WITH THE NEWLY MARRIED.
It was a surprise to tbeir many friends
when the announcement was made that
Miss Pauline Herlinger and George S.
Gill were married last Sunday. They
quietly went to Coeur d'Alene, were mar
ried and returned to Colfnx in the even
ing The next morning found both in
their regular places of business Mr
Gill has been at the head of the clothing
department in Lippitt Brothers store for
several years. Mr?. Gill is chief operator
and telegrapher in the office of the Pa
cific Telephone and Telegraph company.
She is a member of the B. C. B club
and both have many friends among the
younger society set. Mr. and Mrs. Gill
will reside in the MaeKeotie apartments.
Announcement has been received here
of the marriage of Clare C. Ockerman,
formerly of Colfax, and Miss Rae Angelo
of Bloomfleld, Ind. The ceremony took
place July 13 at the Fourth Congrega
tional church in San Francisco. They
will be at home at Medford. Oregon.
Mr. Ockerman was a teacher of history
in tho Colfax high school from 1907 to
1909, and has many friends in this city
who will extend congratulations.
Notes from the Ridga vay.
Alvina Grotz rpceived the rocking
chair given as a priz« at the Ridgeway
theater Monday eight. Next Monday a
rug lOJj by 12 feet in sizu will be given
away. The prize for the following Mon
day will be a Serh Thomas circk valued
at $10. The program for Friday even
ing of this week consists of "An Or
phan's Plight," "Through the Seas Di
vine" and "April Fool," a comedy acted
entirely by children.
Picture Shows All Sold.
A deal was completed this week where
by Anton Tredick of Spokane secures a
monopoly on the picture show business
in this city. His purchases include the
picture right at the Ridgeway now
owned by R. G. Clendennin; the Bunga
low, owned by £. P. Russell, and the
Orpheum, owned by Clifford and Peck.
The new manager takes possession
Fair Dates Coincide.
Whitman county's annual fair, veto
ber 16-21, 11)11. falls on the same date
aa the annual exposition of the Interna
tional Dry Farming Congress. Colorado
Springs is the place chosen for the sixth
annual session of the Dry Farming
Congress. Secretary John T. Burns of
the congress is located at Colorado
Sjring and is prepared to send out ad
vanced information to exhibitors con
e ruing the rules and premium list.
Then or Never.
Under the uew law any objection to
the aeseesment must be brought before
the county board of equalization at their
meeting which begins the first Monday
in August, in order to have any change
made in the assessment. The county
commissioners, treasurer and assessor
compose the equalization board. Their
time of meeting mu6t not be less than
three days nor more than three weeks.
Insurance Company Branches Out.
The Colfax and Insurance and Realty
company has purchased the insurance
business formerly conducted by Wood
ward and Marion and will carry the ad
di.i>nal companies along with these
already on their list. The company has
c ised the new Reid concrete building on
Main street and will move into their new
quarters August 1.
Kitterman to Pen.
Wallace Kitterman has been returned
to the penitentiary to complete a sen
tence of eight years imposed on him by
Judge Chadwick about cix years ago.
Kitterman was out on parole when fee
broke into several houses daring the
Elberton picnic. He has two and a half
years yet to serve on bis old sentence.
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, JULY 21, 1911.
SOCIAL SIDE OF COLFAX
Five Candidates Initiated.
Washington Chapter No. 16 Order
Eastern Star initiated five candidates at
the regular meeting Thursday evening of
last week. After the initiation cere
monies a spread was served and a social
program carried out. Miss Edna Mich
aelson entertained the Stars with several
piano selections in her usual charming
Catholic Ladies Clear $75.
The ladies of the Catholic church were
well repaid Tuesday evening for their
efforts in giving an ice cream social on
Mrs Patrick Codd's lawn. The receipts
amounted to f 100 o! which about |75
was clear. The Colfax band furnished
good music all the evening and their
music elicited much praise from the large
crowd in attendance at the social. The
lawn had been wired for electric lights
and the forma at the tables and flitting
among the trees made an attractive pic
ture. A number of the young ladies of
the parish assisted in serving and the
collectors were Mrs. I)e Heua, Mrs
Stravens, Mn>. Richards, Mrs. Shiblin
and Mrs. Fitzpatrick.
The Shakespearean club of Whitman
Circle Modern Woodcraft gave a birth
day party for Mrs. Arthur Dirks Tues
day afternoon Three tables of five
hundred were played and ice cream and
other refreshments were served. The
ladies report a delightful afternoon.
Mrs. Dirks was presented with a leather
Mrs. Lacey Entertains.
Four tables of five hundred were
played at the reception given last Friday
afternoon by Mrs. R H. Lacey in honor
of Mrs. R. F. Banker of Seattle. The
home was prettily decorated with pink
and white roses and refreshments were
served in the middle of the afternoon.
The prize for the most points at five
hundred was won by Mrs. James Cairns.
Guest prizes were given by Mrs. Banker
and Mrs. H. W Canfieid of Spokane.
Lawn Social for- Park.
The lawn at the home of Mra. P. Codd
will be the scene of another festive event
Tuesday evening, July 25 At that time
and place an ice cream social will beheld
for the benefit of the park fund which is
steadily growing to large proportions
The Colfux band will be in attendance to
dispense music through the evening air.
A cordial invitation ie extended to all to
attend and help swell the park fund.
Servmg will begin at «3 o'clock.
Ray Must Go to Penitentiary.
Con?icted of receiving stolen goods,
sentenced to serve from six months to
15 years in the penitentiary, his caee
appealed to the supreme court and de
cided against him and his petition for
pardon refused by the governor, Charles
E. Kbv at last must go to the peniten
tiary. Ray was convicted over a year
a*o but has been out under |3000 bonds
pending the appeal. He is from the Ri
parid country and has been in court
several times on different charges.
Operations st Hospital.
Miss Gecevieve Haun of Garfield was
operated on at St Ignatius hospital for
appendicitis Tuesday morning.
Mrs. Price Cochran underwent an
operation at the hospital Thursday and
is doing well.
An operation WB9 performed on Mr?.
J. Floyd Davidson of Steptoe at St.
Ignatius hospital Wednesday morning
for acute appendicitis and the patient is
Duncan Undergoes Operation.
Suffering with appendicitis J. Pi. Dun
can, a farmer living near Garfield, was
brought to St. Ignatius hospital Sunday
evening by Dr. McGregor of Garfield. An
operation was performed that night and
the patient is now doing nicely. Mrs.
Duncan underwent an operation at the
hospital about a month ago.
Cupid Takes Vacation.
Only one marriage license his been
issued at the office of County Auditor
McCroskey during the past week. Os
wald Speake aud Leitha I'helps both of
Palouse were the applicants. After se
curing their license the couple journeyed
upstairs to the office of Judge Thomas
Xeill where they were made man acd
Left the Hospital Yesterday.
Mrs J. L. Preston, who has been at
St. Ignatius hospital for some time, has
improved rapidly and was taken to the
apartments in the Fraternity block
Too Hot for Lecture.
On account of the hot weather only a
small crowd was in attendance at the
conrt hou?e Sunday afternoon to hear
John G. Wanhope speak on socialism.
Church to Be Sold.
The I'ark Association desire to sell
the old Congregational church building
for $250. iLquire of Mis. Melrose or
George W. Clone, optician, will again
visit Culfax Friday and Saturday, July
21 and 22, and may be found at Rip
ley's Pharmacy. He will examine your
eyes without charge and fit them to
your perfect satisfaction. If you need
glasses or new lenses in your frames, it
will pay you to see him. All work guar
AMONG THE CHURCHES.
Baptist church, Rev. C. H. H. Moore
pastor—Services at 11 a. m. and 8 p. m
Bible school at 10 a. m. Young people's
meeting at 7 p. m. Mid week prayer
meeting Wednesday evening a.t 8 o'clock.
Morning sermon : " The work and
place of the pastor." Evening sermon
i "What Seek Ye?"
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 d. m.
The morning service will be held as
usual in the Presbyterian church near
the old High school. The pastor will
preach. No evening service.
Christian church. Rev. W. A. Diggins
pastor—Sunday school at 10 a. m!
C. E. at 6:30 p. m. Prayer meeting
every Wednesday evening at 7:30.
Morning : " Report of the National
Convention held at Portland." Even
ing : " The Conversion of the First
Church of the Good Samaritan, (Epis
copal), Rev. J. G. Robinson, Rector.—
Services every Sundays as follows: Kun
day School at 10 a. m. Evening service
at 8.00 p m. Also on the first Sunday
of each month, morning service at 11
a. m. Other services will be specially
Christian Science services in the church
edifice every Sunday at 11 a. m. and
Wednesday at 8:00 p. m.
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 Bervice at 3:30 p. m.
Methodist church. Rev. N. M. Jones,
pastor—Sunday school 10:00 a. m.
Preaching 11:00 a. m. in the Sunday
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
8 p m. on Sunday. Prayer meeting at
7:30 p. m. on Thursdays.
Hill to Have Appendix Removed.
Grasping opportunity by the forelock
Attorney Charles R. Hill has decided to
go to St. Ignatius hospital this week and
have his appendix removed. For some
time he has been suffering with what the
doctors have diagnosed as appendicitis.
Be was advised to have an operation at
o cc but business was pressing and be
has delayed the ordeal. He is now
getting bis business in shape so he can
take a little vacation and will then wafk
to he hospital and take his place on the
To School of Musketry.
Mr. and Mrs. I). S. Brotherson of this
city have received word that their son,
Guy L., has been sent to the school of
musketry at Monterey, California, for a
three months course in sharp shooting.
Guy enlisted ia the 14*h infantry at
Fort Wright about a year ago. For
sometime he haa been stationed at Mw
soula and has developed special skill as
I. O. O. F. Installation.
The following officers have been in
stalled by Coifax Lodge No 14, l. O. O
F., for the ensuing six months; W. M.
Mackey, N. G ; D. S. Brotherson, V. G ;
Gilbert Frezer, Warden; Walter Strick
ler, Conductor; Iver Moan, Chaplain;
Leon D. Felteh, R. S. S ; Walter Arra
smith, L. S. S ; A. P. Mechling, I. G.;
Tbos. Martin, O. G ; Chaa. Frazer, R. S.
N. G ; Chas. Bensel, L. S. N. G ; Ed.
Hale, R. S. V G.; John G. McKoy, L. P.
Gave Boys Liquor.
Two men giving their names as John
Brannon and George Wikins were ar
raigned in Superior court Thursday
morning on the charge of giving
three Coifax ladsintoxieating liquor. It
is alledged the unlawful act occurred
near the Inland depot. Wednesday after
noon. The men demanded a speedy
trial and their case will probably be set
for the last of this week.
Recovering From Recent Illness.
Mrs. D. 8. Brotherson is slowly recov
ering from a recent severe illness. Ste
has been eick since the Fourth.
Ripley'a Ice Cream Sodas are different.
Shirkey k Giaser, graduate opticians.
Visit Ripley's Pharmacy for yoi r
favorite Sundae or Soda.
Schlitz famous Milwaukee beer on
draught at Monahan's.
Mondays prize night at the Ric'geway.
Dr. Ramsey, osteopath. Office in
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Tickets on «al* by all Inland agents
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October 31. Round trip from any
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To St, Louis , 70 00
To Chicaeo 72 50
To New York or Philadelphia. .108 50
To Boston 110 00
and other points in proportion.
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DATES OF SALE
July 20. 27, 28
A.o?B»t 3.4, 5, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21,
22, 23, 28 29. 30
September 1, 2, 4, 5 •>, 7.
RATES TO PRINCIPAL DESTI
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St. Louii* 7m 00
Chicago 72 50
Toronto 91 50
Buffalo 91 50
Montreal 105 00
Boston 110 00
New York 108.50
Proportionate rates to other Eastern cities
Piaa yoTir trip to take in the beautiful
Kootenay and Arrow lakes, also the famous
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