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title: 'The Colfax gazette. (Colfax, Wash.) 1893-1932, August 11, 1911, Page 2, Image 2',
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EVENTS OF INTEREST TO GAZETTE
READERS TRANSPIRE IN MANY
The cut on the Milwaukee road
near this place has b<>en completed
and 4 7 carloads of machinery have
been shipped out. The cut is approx
imately 12") feet high, 250 feet wide
at the top and 40 feet wide at tne
base and is over r>oo feet long.
W. M. Anderson, manager of the
Rosalia telephone company, was mar
ried to Miss Kthelyn Nestor of Val
leyford last Wednesday.
A man was recently arrested for
stealing two blankets from a room
which he occupied in the Rosalia
hotel. After being arrested the man
confessed, returned the blankets and
An automobile party returning
from Thornton a few nights ago was
fired at by one of three young men
riding in a wagon. A deputy sheriff
was called and took the young men
into custody but did not take them
John Siege! haa been demonstrat
ing a gasoline engine for threshing
for the first time in the vicinity of
Rosalia. The gasoline engine is prov
ing far more economical than the old
steam type. It costs about $2 a day
for distillate, the fuel used in the
new engine. Over the old straw
burning steam engine it saves the
wages of three high priced men—the
fireman, water man and straw boss,
besides a four-horse team to draw
Charles H. Bass has disposed of
his interests in toe Farmington In
dependent to J. F. Norvell, who
comes from Arlington, Oregon.
Leslie L. Savage and Miss Eva M.
i arpenter, both of Farmington, were
recently married in Spokane by
S. J. Carpenter wag injured last
Wednesday morning when his team
ran away and the binder overturned,
pinning him underneath.
A. R. Knight, a prosperous young
farmer of this vicinity, surprised his
friends by bringing home a bride a
tew days ago. Tue wedding occur
red at Coeur d 1 Aiene.
Preston T. Moody, the 16-year old
son of Mr. and Mrs. K. ('. Moody, has
invented and patented an airship
The directors of the Lacrosse pub
lic schools have laid in a Large supp*y
O- coal lor winter use.
C. G. Howell. of Oklahoma City, is
\isiting his daughter. Mrs. John
Peter Baker lias returned from a
three months' visit with relatives in
(Special correspondence. >
Lambert Hoover returned from
Portland, Sunday, after two months
spent with the Una of Allen & Lewis
in that city. He will assist in mov
ing the Hoover stock of merchandise
and groceries to the Neierti building.;
Mrs. Keaton, mother of Dr. J. B.
Keaton, was taken Monday to the
M. Ignatius Hospital at Colfax. Her j
friends hope for her complete recov
Miss Coldie Moore arrived from
Summer Lake, Oregon, lately. She
Will make her home here with her
brothers, who are now moving into
the \\ ilcox residence.
Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Shobe are now
sojourning for a week at Cottonwood,
The Telephone Co. has contracted
for twelve hours during the harvest,
Mr. Blackstone. the piano tuner of
Moscow, is in town for a few days
and doing a thriving business in
bringing harmony out of discordant
Wheat hauling has commenced on
a small scale so far here.
Mrs. A. Powell returned home to
Colfax, Saturday, after a visit with
her daughters Miss Rosina Powell
and Mrs. Joe McGifford.
Dr. Campbell is now nicely located
in his new and spacious quarters in
the Aeiertz block.
The city council has decided to ad
vertise for bonds to the amount of
$4000 for the purpose of raising
money to carry on needed improve
Ed. Bozart had his collar bone
broken in a cave-in while working on
a water main a few days ago. He
was completely buried but other
workmen succeeded in digging away
the earth in time to keep him from
J. F. Mahoney's laundry burned
without insurance recently. The fire
was caused by a defective switch on
an electric iron.
W. R. Messamore has returned to
Tekoa after a residence of several
years in Latah county.
C. O. Worlay has gone on a several
weeks' trip through Oregon for the
benefit of his health.
The Sisters will add the eleventh
grade to the course of study at fc...
Scholastica's academy this year and
expect to have the full high school
course next year.
Otto Yunck has returned after a'
year's absence in California. He will
remain in the Palouse country fori
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, AUGUST 11, 1911.
Mr. Guerrettax of Winona. will
teach the Rolling Green school four
mil-- west of here. He has moved
his family and household goods here.
Prof. J. M- Hammond will have
cnarge of the Colton Bchool this year. l
He and his family have arrived from
Pullman when- he attended the sura-;
m.-r school at th.- State college.
Myers and Stevens have purchased
the saloon business from James Mat
Dr J D. Thompson has gone to
Chicago to take a post graduate
■ ours,- and on his return will locate
on the coast. He is succeeded here
by Dr. E. G. Payne, of Spokane.
Mrs. Martha Clark, mother of
Clayton ClarK, has gone to Milwau
kee", Wis., where she will make her
I Special correspondence.)
At the home of her sister, Mrs.
Carrie Rice, on Sunday, Aug. 6, oc
eured the wedding of Mrs. Maud
Edmiston and Thomas Dixon, both
of Moscow, Idaho. Rev. J. H. Me-
Whorten of the Christian church per
formed the ceremony at high noon.
An elaborate repast followed. The
bridal couple left on the evening
train for Moscow where they will
continue their residence.
Last Saturday morning at an early
hour it was discovered that the Post
Office had been robbed. The safe had
been taken outside and broken open
with tools taken from the black
smith shop across the street. About
|200 was taken and a box of jewelry
valued at about $30. The sheriffs
Office was notiiied. A slight clue is
being followed whch undoubtedly
will bring results.
Robert McClaskey lost a valuable
work horse last Saturday from its
eating too much grain.
Dr. Brandon's baby son is very
ill with bowel trouble. Dr. McGuire
of Pullman was called in Monday.
John Provence who is here from
his Montana home to work in the
warehouses through harvest, was
taken very ill Sunday with bowel
trouble. Dr. Clearwater was called
in time to prevent a serious illness.
Mr. Provence is convalescing.
Grain is already being hauled to
tin- wan-houses here. Another week
will see the rush begin and then a
full force of men will be employed
to handle the grain.
Prank Bowman a farmer near Al
bion, was hurt in a peculiar way last
week. He »vent to cut some wood
after the rain; his feet slipped in the
muddy path throwing him down and
his hand struck a board with a nail
in it, running the rusty nail through
the palm of his hand making an ugly
Charles Cummins, formerly carrier
on route Xo. 2, has quit the govern
ment servile and is giving his entire
attention to farming. Wilbur Lock
hart, will act as substitute carrier
until a civil service examination is
held to fill the vacancy.
Mrs. Davis, of Colfax, arrived here
a few days ago for an extended visit
with her granddaughter, .Mrs. P. Jen
W. R. Croyle. an 0.-W. R. & N.
freight conductor, received a bad
Fracture of the arm while working in
the yards in this place last Thursday
morning. Croyie resides at Tekoa.
The first load of forty fold wheat
delivered at this station sold for 63
The Garfield Hardware company
has sold o^ binders to the farmers of
this vicinity this year. The type
most common is the 12-foot, push
The Garfield brick yard has been
dosed and will remain closed until
after harvest, says \V. M. Mooney,
foreman for the company.
Practically all of the wheat crop is
in the shock.
Mrs. Hulda Metzner was tendered i
a very pleasant "traveler's shower"
at the home of Mrs. Catherine Ewing,
by her friends on Tuesday afternoon.
Many useful presents convenient for
travelers were received. Delightful
refreshments were served and the
afternoon pleasantly spent by about
twenty ladies. Mrs. Metzner leaves
Saturday, her destination being Ger
many, but will visit at Chicago and
Philadelphia en route. The lady has
not been to the fatherland since com
ing to this country over twenty years
ago, and is going back to visit her'
relatives, all of whom live there, and
may decide to remain. Her husband
died at this place about two years
Mrs. Ernest Wells, who has been
visiting at the home of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Irwin, left for her
home at Skykomish, Wash., the lat
ter part of last week.
The 0.-W. R. & N. Co. will move
the Duling and Bishop stock yards
from Garfield to this place and install
them just west of the Interior Ware
house Co. warehouse. This is being
done at the instance of local stock
men, of which Duling & Bishop are
the heaviest shippers.
Rev. C. E. Gibson held quarterly
conference at the local M. E. church
the latter part of last week.
E. D. Mac Donald. of Klamath
Falls, was in town Saturday boosting
for Opportunity addition to Klamath
Falls, which he is putting on the
market. He formerly lived at Elber
S. P. Johnston, formerly interested
in the Gateway Mercantile Co. at
Gateway, Mont., was in town for a
short time Saturday on his way to
Avery, Idaho, where he will engage
Miss Myrtle Walker left for the
home of her sister at Heisson, Wash.,
Tuesday evening, where she will vis
it for a time.
Bert Houchln la down from Spo-
kane visiting at the home of J. A. i
Henderson. He is accompanied by
(OIVTY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS.
Contracts Signed and Men Lining up
Directors in all of the town schools
in Whitman county have secured the
j men to head their schools for the
coming year and the new men are
arriving and getting settled ready to
oegin active work early in September.
Following is the list of men who will
nead the town schools:
i Colfax Elliott Moses
: Pullman H. A. Ellis
1 Tekoa \V. O. Hoogestraat
Palouse Elmer C. Jones
Garfield \V. M. Mackey
Oakesdale R. S. McDaniels
Rosalia S. F. Shinkle
; Bndicott W. Leroy Wylie
I St. John Vernon McPherson
hllberton Frank C. Cowan ;
j Thornton J. L. Hunt
i Winona Alvin Burmaster !
; L'niontown J. XI. Guerrettaz •<
: Albion J. G. McCune |
I LaCrosse D. W. Tucker |
i Colton J. M. Hammond i
LIGHTNING CAUSES DAMAGE.
Klectric Railway Put Out of Business j
for Several Hours.
A heavy thunderstorm played hay
; oc with the electric railway service
between Steptoe, Thornton and Ro
salia Sunday. Several power plants ;
: were disabled and trains were delay- |
led for hours. Palouse also came in j
for a share of the damage. The trans- j
former was burned out there.
Heavy rain accompanied the storm ■
; but the damage to grain was slight
| though it gave the farmers a bad
| scare. Old timers instinctively think
of the harvest rains which destroyed
I the crop in 1893.
While the rains of the past two ■
! weeks have been heavy, resembling |
j cloud bursts in many places, their j
j scope has been limited to very small
WALLA WALLA IN GAY ATTIRE.
! Will Entertain Visitors to County;
Fair on Great White Way.
Walla Walla, Aug. 0. —When the j
annual fair of the Walla Walla Coun-I
ty Fair association opens in the Gar
den City on September IS, that city
will present a scene of brilliancy that
will go far toward assisting visitors
in thoroughly enjoying themselves,
(or the city council recently entered ;
: into a contract with the Pacific Power
& Light company, whereby cluster
lights will be installed throughout
the business district, giving the
streets an unwonted illumination. It
is the intention of the city fathers to '.
, have the lights in place before the
j fair opens, and thus eliminate the
! necessity for special lighting facili-;
ties for the big weeek.
PULLMAN WAREHOUSE BURNS.
Interior Warehouse Company Loses
S 1,000 iii Afternoon fire.
Tramps are supposed to be respon
sible for a fire which started in the
grain warehouse of the Interior com
pany at Pullman at :!:30 o'clock
Monday afternoon and burned the
building together with 3000 grain
sacks and 30 tons of hay. The loss
is about $4000 which is covered by
Hobos were seen fleeing from the
building at the time the smoke was
discovered coming out around the
roof. It is supposed they had been
smoking and accidentally fired the
warehouse. Nearby warehouses were
saved from destruction by the prompt
work of the fire department.
REAL ESTATE VALUATIONS.
Whitman County Shows Gain Over
There is a gain of $160,064 in the
assessed valuation of real estate in
Whitman county thi^ year over that
of last year. The gain is due to!
homesteads on which final proof has
been made during the past year and
to new buildings erected.
Farm lands are assessed at $20,
--820,869 and town property at $3,
--427,445. In 1910 farm lands were
assessed at $20,761,8."):, and town;
property at $3,326,395.
Could Not (Jet Away.
Because he jumped a board bill at;
Colton, G. McHugh was placed under
arrest at Deer Park by the sheriff of
Spokane county last week and Dep- '
uty Sheriff William Cole brought tne!
prisoner to Colfax Sunday. McHugh '
settled the bill and paid all costs and
: the case against him was dismissed.
Miller Brings First Wheat.
The first load of wheat to be de
livered in Colfax this year was |
brought in last Saturday by C. L.
Miller. It was stored in the ware
house of the Colfax Flouring Mill
Miss Verna Estelle Putnam, from
the Western Academy of Music, Dra
matic Art and Elocution, of Portland,
Oregon, will open a studio in the
Lippitt Building, Monday, August
14. Miss Putnam will be pleased to
meet those interested, between the
hours of 1 and 6 p. m.
A well known Dcs Molnes woman
after suffering miserably for two
days from bowel complaint, was cur
ed by one dose of Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Rem
edy. For sale by all dealers.
Constipation causes headache, nau
sea, dizziness, languor, heart palpita
tion. Drastic physics gripe, sicken,
weaken the bowels and don't cure.
Doan's Regulets actt gently and cure i
constipation. 25 cents. Ask your
Visit Ripley's Pharmacy for your i
| favorite Sundae or Soda.
Try Schlitz beer at Monahan'i.
Ripley's Ice Cream Sodas are dlf-i
1 ferent. Try one. 1
immediately available at the Union
Trust & Savings Bank, marble bank
building, Spokane, on 3 and 5 year
loans on improved farms in the In-;
land Empire, at lowest current rates.
All loans closed in our office, and
when approved, money is paid over'
by the bank at once—no delay. Write
for full particulars.
Cuts and bruises may be healed
in about one-third the time required !
by the usual treatment by applying
Chamberlain's Liniment. It is anj
antiseptic and causes such injuries
to heal without maturation. This
liniment also relieves soreness of the
muscles and rheumatic pains. For
sale by all dealers.
We Are Out of the
High Rent District
Consequently we are
in a position to save
you money on any
thing you need in the
Wood or Coal
Let us hear from you
STANDARD LUMBER GO.
Phone Main 21.
TANKS, PLUMBING AND
We make Tanks and Troughs
that will not leak.
G. W. Hale Co.
THE OLD HARRIS MEAT MARKET
Golfax Meat Market
A. GERBER, Proprietor
FRESH AND CURED MEATS
POULTRY AND FISH
Oysters in Season
Hides and Pelts Bought
119 Main Street Phone Maiu 101
WILLIAMS' KIDNEY PILLS
Have you overworked your nervous sys
tem and caused trouble with your kid
neys and bladder? Have you pains in
loins, side, back and bladder? Have you
a flabby appearance of the face, and un
der the eyes? A frequent desire to pass
urine? If so. Williams' Kidney PIII3 will
cure you—Druggist, Price 50c. *
WILLIAMS MFG. CO.. Prop,.. Cleveland. Ohio
For sale at V T. McOro-kp.v'H drue Htore
An old story iv a few words
'•Why don't I get better
films and prints?**
Take your work to a pro
fessional Photographer to be
finished. Take them to the
We do better work—we know
we do and we can prove it.
AMATEURS GIVE US A TRIAL
is the pleasure haunt in this part of
the country this summer. Its devo
tees rejoice to learn that they can
now go and come on a regular sched
ule, independent of tides. The popu
lar excursion steamer
"T. J. POTTER"
leaves Portland, Ash Street dock
Daily, Except Saturday and Sun
day, 8:80 A. M.
Saturdays Only, 1:00 P. M.
Also the steamer "HASSALO" leav
ing Portland daily, except Sunday, at
8:00 p. m. (Saturday at 10:00 p. m.
FROM ALL POINTS IN THE NORTHWEST
Oregon-Washington Railroad &
Ideal cottage and camp life, a mag
nificent beach that is not surpassed
any where, genial and beneficial cli- \
mate, and all the comforts of home
without costing any more than if you i
remained at home.
Call on or write to any 0.-W. R. & \
N T. agent for complete information; !
also for copy of our summer book,!
"Outings in Oregon."
General Passenger Agent, 0.-W. R. &
N". Co., Portland, Ore.
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 Coltax, Wash.
Sole agents for the Howard Heaters and Malleable
15 TO 33 PER CENT
on the cost of your LUMBER
We Sell to Consumers at Carload Prices
If you do not require a small car load send your order with
your neighbor's and both receive the benefit of car lot prices.
ALL GRADES GUARANTEED
Do not build before securing our prices.
INTERSTATE BUILDING MATERIAL CO. &££&.
I Schlitz I
I Famous I
ON DEAUGHT I
T3ERFECT 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 Peed & Poultry Co.
DISTRIBUTORS, (Wax, Wash.
BRAMWELL BROS, having acquired The
Gazette, the same prompt attention will
be given to Job Printing as has always
been the rule. Send in your orders.
Bank Printing 1
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