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WHITMAN COUNTY NOTES
Brief Items of Interest from
Leonard Fegnauer, for the last few
years professor of agronomy at the
state college, has resigned to accept a
position as professor of crop production
of the University of Illinois. Mr. Heg
nauer leaves the state institution be
cause of a considerable increase in salary.
He will nviive f.'JOOO for the first year,
which is to be increased to $4000 within
three yearn. Dr. Paul J. White, now as
piHthnt professor of farm crops at Cor
nell university, Ithica, N V., hap been
offered and has accepted the position,
Mceetdtßg Professor Hegnau»r
Bicaune he locked up and refused to
give over to the owner two bead of
hornet" tvjat bad trespassed on bis prop
erty, Win Wolff was arrested on a
charge of grand larceny, the whrrant
being sworn out by the owner of the
aniiuule), A. .1 Miller. Mr Wolff refused
to put up a bund of $ 100 eet by the
justice of the peace and was taken to
jail where he was kept from Tuesday
until Thursday afternoon. The matter
was turned over to Deputy Prosecuting
Attorney Stotier. who came to Tt-koa to
hear the case, but ordered it dismissed.
According to Wolff's story the hordes
came onto his property and damaged
the grain. He then anked Mr. Miller
f2 00 damages before he would give up
the animals. Mr. Miller refused to paj
the amount aaked, instead came over to
town and had the warrant issued and
served —Tekoa Blade.
The person who stole a cot and other
property from Mr. and Mrs If, t\ Wil
Hams is rt quested to call upon the old
couple and get Home blankets and sheete
to make the job complete. The cut.
together with some screen doors and
other material, whh stored in a shed
Mine the recent tire which took prhcti
cally everything the old people posfreHHtri.
—U irfield Enterprise.
Jasper LnFollette. son of Congress
man W. I. LaFollette, and Miss KJith
Largent, a graduate of the state college,
were iiijurtd in a runaway accident lanf
week, fhe voting people were driving
from Politnao to Wawavtui whea the
team became frightened at a paper ir.
the road find plunged over an embank
ment. The buggy was overturned and
Him Largeut was thrown into a wire
Ber noee waa broken and badly lareer
ated. LaFollette was badly ebaken op
and bruised but was able to go to tin
aHHiwraoie of the young lady. He s^t
the broktu member and *hen the lad}
whh taken to a physician they were told
the none had been pet as well as the
doctor coold have done it hiaiHel r
.A. F\ Maxwell,of Paloaee,received the
■ad Dews Thursday that his son Arthur
Maxwell, who went to San Antonio.
Texan, about a year ago for his health,
died h* that place on Wednesday of
tuberculosis. He vai 89 years old and
DBmarried. The father telegraphed that
he be baried there. The younc man
was planning to come home s >on.
limry Tipton, of L?wiatOß, Idaho,
whs struck hy a Washington, Idaho and
Montana traiu Sunday morning ue.'ir
DotontOWD and severely injured. H>
whs taken to Pullman for surgical treat
ment and it ia expected that he will
I'alouse refunding bonds amounting
to |27,000 have been sold to the Union
Trust and Savings company of Spokane
The bonds were sold at par and bear SJ»
per cent intereet. The issue ie for 2<>
years with a 10-year option.
The Bteptoe State bank will be ready
for business shortly. The new building
is nearly completed and fixtures are be
ing installed. Lewis Stairet, a grain
buyer of Steptoe, ie president of tbe new
institution and M. C. Hadley is cashier.
LA CROSSE NEWS ITEMS.
Mrs. Keaton, mother of Dr. J. B.
Keaton, is reported somewhat better
after an illness of three weeks.
Mrs Roy Heesner returned Tuesday
from a week's visit at Hooper.
Harvest is on in full tilt in this vicinity.
Mrs. Roy Lamb is having an outing
in the country, cooking for the Hardy
Mr. D. E. Pickard hae returned from a
visit at Juliaetta. Idaho, very much im
proved in health.
A. eister of Mre. T. Houchins from
Maiden is vieiting here during the pres
ent week with relatives.
Competition in the culinary art is
strong. Come to La Croese for a good
equare meal at a low figure.
Mrs. W. M. Patterson who has been
Buffering from an attack of appendicitis
is recovering elowly.
Inland Train Delayed.
The "ditcher," which has been
working on the Colfax branch of the
Inland for a short time, tipped over
between this station and Steptoe
Wednesday morning and delayed the
passenger train from Spokane for
about an hour. After the track was
cleared the wreck train from Spo
kane righted the overturned machin
< OMMlssiov INVESTIGATES.
Protection Will lie Provided for In-
land Hallway Operators.
<"oroner L. L. Bruning has re
ceived a letter from the railway com
mission in regard to the death of L.
M. Gviyton the Inland operator who
was electrocuted at Oakesdale two
weeks ago. The commission has
taken up the matter with the inland
'■omijany and promises that the de
fects will be remedied at once.
The notice from the coroner was
the first information the commission
had ever received that the protection
was not as it should he at the sta
tions along the electric road.
A letter to Mr. Bruning from the
unfortunate young man's father
states that another son will l>e here
in a short time to investigate the
death. The dead young man had no
one depending on him for sui>i><>n
and consequently there will be no
possibility of recovering damages
from the railway company.
Superintendent Lillie <»i Inland Say-
Plans Are Imler Way.
"Active steps are being taken to
wards permanent improvements of
station facilities ai Colfax," said
Superintendent E. E. Lillie of the
Spokane & inland railway company
in a receni letter regarding some
slight changes ai the Inland depot
in this < ity ordered by the city coun
cil. On account of the contemplated
permanent improvements Mr. Lillie
said the company did not wish to
make any temporary changes.
The "permanent improvement of
station facilities" is construed ro
mean a new depot al Colfax. The
letter this week eoroborates the
statements of General Manager C. a.
Coolidge, who promised the business
men of this city a new depot on his.
Cigar Factory Running So<»n.
"Smoke Colfax Cigars" will soon
be the slogan confronting tobacco
users. Sutter Brothers of Spokane
have leased the Moffati building at
the corner of Main and Island streets
and are refinishing the interior pre
paring co open a cigar factory next
week. They are running a factory
in Spokane al the pr< sem i ime and
are planning to send some of their
men to Colfax to manufacture '!:>■
s which will be sold in this part
of the >ta;--. Several m< n will prob
ably be emploj ed here. The corner
room will be us< d as a retail
store. G. \V. Cox will manage th<
local branch for the company.
Wheat King (if-ts tiroken Is»iie.
Charles Johnson, the wheal king
of The Palouse, had his collar
broken in a fall from a hay wagon
on his farm at Onecha nine
south or' Colfax, Monday. Mr. John
son was s^amiirv-" on the wagon when
the horses started unexpectedly and
threw him off. He struck a wheel
in his fall to the ground with above
Insurance Business Good.
The country has been flooded the
past few weeks with special repre
sentatives and lo< al agents for all The
companies writing grain insurance.
The rate for grain insurance has
been cut one-half and a considerable
reduction made in the rate on barns.
Farmers are rejoicing over the low
A NORTHWESTERN COUNTRY
FOR X ORT H\\ ESTI : I * \
Why do you pay rent when you
can buy the best wheat land in Al
berta from $1- to $^'J per acre?
TO LAND OWNERS.
How can you afford to own land
that is worth from $75 to $100 per
acre when if you come to Alberta we
can show you land selling from $11'
to $20 per acre that will produce as
much wheat as your |75 and $100
land will, and where the schools and
elevators are built and steam plows
can be seen in operation every day.
In order to back my statement,
come to Killam, Alberta, and if you
do not find the conditions as I repre
sent, we shall be glad to pay your
fare up here and back. If this is
not satisfactory, write or call on dif
ferent people who have been here.
We will give you the following
names and addresses: F. C. Hoff
man, Moscow, Ida.; W. H. Enos, Mos
cow, Ida.; W. E. Callahan, formerly
of Moscow, Ida., now of Killam,
Alta.; R. R. Hunton, Colfax. Wash.;
H. B. Borgel, Colton, Wash.; W. D.
Hunton, Colfax, Wash.; W. H. Burg
hardt, Mohler, Ida.; Frank R. Roe,
Nez Perce, Ida.; J. G. Wright, Nez
Perce, Ida.; William Hunter, Mos
W. E. LARSON LAND CO.,
Last Prize- -Ridgeway.
Monday, July 31sr, will be a beautifal
Seth Thomas mantle clock.
Shirkey & Glaser, eraduate opticians.'
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, JULY 28, iyn.
GOOD ROADS EXHIBIT
AT 1910 SPOKANE FAIR.
No f;iir or exhil.ition ••;ui l>e wholly
successful if run from the amusement
standpolni only. To be sure, fair visi
tors vv;ii,t amusement must have lota
of It—but in addition there must !>e
many educational features of real ml
ue. one of the most interesting of
these demonstrations at the Spokane
Interstate Kair last year was the model
roads exhibit made by the Spokane
County (!«>od Roads association. This
will be enlarged this year, and visitors
at the fair during the week of Oct. 2
may Irani much of the science of rea'
road buildiiui at this exhibit.
In fact, there will l>e many man
educational features In connection with
the 1911 Spokane Interstate Pair than
dave ever been seen at one interstate
fair before. Moth the Washington
State c-ollejre and the Idaho Slate col
lege i:a\e agreed to send up large ex
dibits, and all the Spokane education
■'.! inst'tutions will be well represented
It lias been accessary to provide new
room for the Spokane schools exhibit
rs they completely Riled and overflow
•■d th ■ space allotted them last year.
Outside of the strictly educations
exhibits there will be the dairy show
which will present this year a com
nlete line of dairy machinery. Including
milking machines, and the apiary show
with all the bee and honey exhibits and
paraphernalia. Down at the apiary de
partmenl Professor Frank (i. Odel'
will hold forth twice daily, and th<
tricks he docs with the bees arc almost
beyond be'icf. When he stands with
n liai full of noes on his head, a quart
tucked away inside his shirt next the
skin and thousands crawling over hi
body. up his trousers and out of his
collar, all the time talking like a < ratling
gun alioul the marvels of bee life 01
rl -> wonderful achievements of scien
tint* agriculture his auditors boil ovei
Girl Has Broken Leg.
The ten-year-old daughter of Wil
bur Hickman on Union Flat, had
both hones of the left leg broken
ii"ar the ankle last Friday. The ac
cideni was caused by a horse step
ping on the lin le girl.
Number (irons Steadily.
Among the new motor vehicle li
censes Issued by the state during the
pas< week are two from Whitman
county. W. A. Bearsley of Oakes
dale has a Cadillac and John Woods
of Palouse, a Regal.
Maloney Says So.
Martin J. Maloney of the Hotel
C olfax is authority for the statement
that Colfax will have a new Inland
depot before snow flies. He has his
information direct from the powers
Gt to the Riderpwnv for the best pict
ures in the coolest theatre.
The beer that made Milwaukee famous
oa tap at Monaban's.
Stops itching iostantiy. Cutpb pilep,
eczema, salt rheum, tetter, itch, hives
herpes, scabies—Doan'e Ointment. At
any drug store.
For a mild, eaey action of the bowels,
a ningle done of Doan's Regalete is
pnoujrh. Trpatment cures habitual con
stipation 25 cents a box. A«k your
druggist for them.
>.' -it <0 Wj^'-^^Z^^^x i
A WATCH 13 a delicate piece
cf machinery. It calls for
less attention than most
machinery, but must be cleaned
and oiled occasionally to keep
With proper care a Waltham
Watch will keep perfect time
for a lifetime. It will pay you
well to let us clean your watch
every uor 18 months.
SHIRKEY & GLASER
Leading Jewelers and State Registered
"At the Sign of the Street Clock."
NEW RIDCEWAY THEATRE
K. 0. CLEM EMS, LtWI
Mod(]rj nighf. July .U—V beautiful
110 00 Seth Thotnae Mantle Clock to
the lucky one.
Admission 5 and 10 cents
Bensel Fuel Co.
Anthracite, Rock Springs
Special prices made on
(Phone Main -401)
Let the Canal
f ey™ey You
Construction of theL-ke Wash
ington Canal is now under way
Seattle's Principal Suburb
Will be a deep sta-port as so^n S8 the i ana.
is completed. The phenomena: profita of
other extension* to Seattle will then be re
peated. V sinail (iepifH, made now <11
Kirk land, will enable you to re&j big re
turns withir. a \ery ehort time.
A FREE BOOK on Kirkland, har,dtome;y
illus'rated, is waiting for yon. Bend foi it.
It tells you all atiout this opportunity. Id
BURKE (& FARRAR, Inc.
405-409 Ne'v York Block, Seattle, Wash
Owners 2000 acre*. '.'api'.fil and E irpj is,
"KIY :s THE PATH 01 PBOGRKEe"
Still hive - )me of those
You ye one
Laundry Work Promptly Done
Phone Black 521
If you want the news you
must take The Gazette.
Let Us Be Your TAILOR
$5.00 TO $10.00 SAVED
on High Grade Merchant Tailoring on every Strictly to
Order Tailor Made Suit, Overcoat, etc.
When you buy from THt*^^^ Our house h small,
the big houses you S\ V . . ,
to ' /J^\ \. A ]t 1S *rue > but so are
help pay their big /*&\ J , • ,
//% f\ X our salaries, rent and
expenses every time /j*^&'Jr4j^ x
you buy a Suit or y^V^XjOV general expenses.
Overcoat. s^!*\y X^^.\. Local made Suits
Suits and Over- /^}rs DEAL X^rfKV and Overcoats,
coats made to order /^Sy 35 tO 50
$18 tO $35 /^ JAILOR. Everything guaran-
Everything guaran- N^ >JV
If yon are a business man, you want to buy to the best
advantage. WE can show you how you can save money
by dealing with us. CALL on us, and tell us to prove it.
No. 6 Upton St. COLFAX, WASH.
15 TO 33 PER CENT
on the cost of your LUMBER
"We Sell to Consumers at Carload Prices
ALL GRADES GUARANTEED
Do not build before securing our pries.
INTERSTATE BUILDING MATERIAL CO. <£»&.
Do you love good music? Listen to the
Victor Talking Machines
Now for sale at the ELK DHUG STORE. Thi famouH Rrand opera niriK
ero, Caraao, Journer, DalmoreH, TetrHZzini, UadHki, Calve, Kimet», Nei!
een, Melba. Schuuian Heink and all the rent, make record* eicluniv»>ly (or
PERFECT 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, Col fax, Wash.
Garden Tools and Implements
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 Collux, Wash.
Solo agents for the Howard Heaters and Malleable
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Hot L'lkn, OfPJgOO.
A Health Report
_iJJ3 atlir}|l H«t. Mineral
Cure Rheumatism, Stomach,
SSBH Blood and Kidney Disordera.
(Write for Booklet)
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