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title: 'The Colfax gazette. (Colfax, Wash.) 1893-1932, September 15, 1911, Page 2, Image 2',
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EVENTS OF INTEREST TO GAZETTE
READERS TRANSPIRE IN MANY
drain is coming in to the wheat
warehouses at the rate of 70, Out*
sacks per day, here.
In the vicinity there is still some
wheat to be cut, which on account of
the wet weather, has been delayed.
A. J. Shobe returned from Julia
etta, Idaho, last week, much im
Geo. Camp went to Walla Walla
Wednesday to visit his mother whose
health is in a critical condition.
Homer Williams left for Idaho to
visit his wife, who has been receiv
ing treatment at Juliaetta the past
Ira Camp was an over Sunday vis
itor at Walla Walla with his wife
J. C. Ogden went to Plummer. Ida
ho, for a few days. He has been em
ployed as engineer for the Wm.
Thomas harvestiug crew which has
two weeks of work yet, but laid oft"
on account of the late rains.
Mr. Wahu and family left Satur
day for Hooper where he will be em
ployed by Taylor & McGregor stock
Grandma Taylor is again able to
be up and attending the household
duties. Her many friends are de
lighted to see her recovered after her
long period of illness.
Mr. and Mrs. M. K. Shreck are the
proud parents of a sou born Sep
W. F. Conyard and family return
ed from their trip to \Y ■> coast last
week, miuh pleased with the Kit
itas country and report ;< thoroughly
enjoyable round of the i ities.
The enrolment in the schools i«
considerably larger than anticipated,
and speaks well for the LaCross<
progressive school spirit.
The band of sheep owned by
Schweiger Tiros, which is now on the
range in Idaho, has .suffered a loss
of about 240 of the original num
ber. The loss is due to a poisoned
weed in that ricinity. Other sheep
men report similar losses.
Mrs. N. A. Nelson and Miss Laura
Nelson were Coif ax visitors Satur
X. A Nelson and .Tamos Rasmus-
Ben made a trip to Pasco last week.
Moore McCattse and wife of Pine
City, attended church here Sunday.!
A. L. Mortimer made a business
trip to Colfax lust Thursday, return
Harry Mortimer shipped a car load i
of balled hay to Plummer last week.!
The Ladies Union of the Presby
terian church was entertained at the j
home of Mrs. Woodward Thursday j
The Sunset public Bchool opened
auspiciously Monday morning with j
a fair attendance
Mrs. Thoa Ki'vi's mad" a trip to
Colfax Monday to have dental work
Mr. and Mrs Angus of Tine City,
spent Sunday -it Win. McDonald's.
W. T. Peek A Co. Intend to finish
threshing this week.
\V. L. Potter is being keut very
busy keeping trick of the many
sacks of grain brought to him thisj
Mrs. C. S. Wilson was a St. John
Mrs. Blackburn returned home
last week from Thornton, where she!
hac heo'i visiting her daughters.
Mrs. J. W. Green and Mrs. Lillian
School begun Monday with a full
corns of teachers— in'-re^sed to ten
this year -and also an increased at
Ben Smith who has been very ill
with blood noison, is again out by
the Rid of crutches, though still very
Will Cole visited with friends here
ESndicott has been well supplied
with slows this week. A three night
show holding forth the first of the
week, and also a circus billed for
Mrs. M. A. Sherman met with
what might have proved a serious
accident Tuesday afternoon. While
making some changes in the furni
ture, a book case full of books fell on
her, bruising h*»r limb badly. The
wonder is that it was not broken.
A basket ball on the floor helped to
break the fall.
(Special correspondem c.)
School opened Sept. f> with H. R.
Ridenour and Miss N. E. Hays, both
Of Cheney, in charge.
D. C. Sever aud family have moved
to Albion to give the older children
the advantage of high school.
Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Archie
Kneale treated them to an old fash
ioned chivirarl Friday evening.
Dolly Chamberlin, who had the
misfortune to break her arm, is able
to be in school again.
Two valuable horses belonging to
Wm. Chamberlia died from effects
of founder Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Claud Wilkerson,
who have been visiting the former's
mother, Mrs. Lew Williams, returned
to their home at Hood River, Mon
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, SEPTEMBER 15, 1911.
The public school commenced last
Monday, Sept. 11. Prof. McCune
heads the school with an efficient
corp of teachers.
A tang of Autumn is felt in the air
these days. The nights are very cool.
Verl Farnsworth of Spokane, is at
his father's home in this place, ill
with typhoid fever.
Mrs. Verl Farnsworth and sister,
Miss Rena Beard, went to Spokane
Wednesday, returning the next day.
Mrs. Fred Willoughby is suffering
from a sprained knee, the effects of a
fall sustained while picking fruit last
week, in the country.
Mr. and Mrs. George Thatcher will
attend the fair at Pendleton, Oregon.
Mrs. Helen Armstrong returned
from Alberta this week and is get
ting ready to open her millinery
store as Ufeual for the benefit of the
ladies of Albion. Her hats and other
stock of goods is on the way from
Chicago and will be here next week.
Edwards Collnge will open for the
fall term next Monday, Sept. 18. A
reception will be held for the new
teachers next Friday evening. Th«
faculty are planning many things for
the good of the school this year.
Miss Lucile Davis goes to Newberg, J
Ore., next week to engage in school I
work at that place.
The warehouses here are just
about througn with the rush of wheat
hauling. They have shipped out a
great amount of grain already.
The little daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Chester Rice had her eye badly
injured while playing the other day,
by falling against a picket fence. It
is feared she will lose the sight.
J. J. Pearson of Palouse, was her*
last week looking after business in
terests. He intends moving back on
his ranch this fall.
Mrs. Mollie Clans-Short is suffer
ing from inflammatory rheumatism.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Beard of Clear
Creek spent Sunday with their
daughters at this place.
Mr. and Mrs. Karl Hodge of River
side visited with friends here last
The hardware store here that wag
closed, has been opened again. Hor
ace Howard of Colfax, is selling the
stock of goods and will remain for a
couple of weeks.
The Masonic Lodge will dedicate
their new hall Saturday night by a
Charley Pliant and family came
over from Chewelah, Saturday, and
have gone to work at Glenwood.
Milton Crumbafoer has returned
horn- from harvesting near Diamond.
Harley Grimes, baby son of Mr.
and Mrs. Tom Grines, has been very
si<-k, but is reported hotter at this
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffries welcomed a
iew bob to their home Friday, Sent
Ruth Crumbaker is on the sirk
A dance will be given in the opera
house Friday evening, September L 5,
for the benefit of the baseball team.
Anthony Grief has entered St.
Martin's college at J.acey. Wash.
Rev. Father \\\ J. Met?! returned
a few days ago from a four months'
vacation spent in different parts of
America and Europe. He was ac
companied home by six sisters of the
Order of St. Francis from Stella Ni
agara, New York. The sisters have
charge of the parochial school.
The Misses Jane and Lula Rrennan
have moved to Colton where Miss
Lulu will teach the coming year.
O. A. Rroylr-s and family have
moved to Spokane after a residence
of ten years in Winona.
Ren Ochs is recovering from an at
tack of typhoid.
Mrs. L. D. Rroyles and children
were visitors in Colfax last week.
Andrew Veum was in Oolfax last
week making proof on his home
It is estimated that two-Thirds of
the wheat crop in the vicinity of Wi
nona has been sold or contracted.
J. L. Dumas, formerly superin
tendent of schools in this city and a
well known fruit grower of Dayton,
has returned to this city and has pur
chased the J. .1. Rouse property on
College hill. He plans to give his
children the advantage of the State
Mis? Josephine Hopppner, former
ly an instructor in the State college,
ha? gone ro Seattle to take a posi
tion on the faculty of the University
of Washington. She was accompan
ied by her father, J. J. Hoeppner.
MORE HEADACHES COME
FROM EV E TROUBLES
THAN FROM ANY OTHER
CAUSE. Many people suffer in
tense pains when they could be
We have hundreds of cases that
bear witness to this statement.
We Fit Glasses Thai-
Relieve the Strain.
Shirkey & Glaser
State Registered Opticians
"At the Sign of the Street Clock"
Albert Perry, day engineer at the
State college, and Miss Elizabeth
Paul of Davenport were married in
Spokane last week. They have re
turned to Pullman.
The Modern Woodmen will give a
basket supper Tuesday evening, Sep
Sentiment on the question of the
commission form of government for
Pullman was about equally divided
at the mass meeting held last Friday
evening for the purpose of discussing
th"> question. Mayor Maguire ap
pointed a committee to select three
people in favor of commission gov
ernment and three opposed to it to
debate the question at an early date. <
The committee appointed to arrange
the debate consist of J. X. Emerson,
Mrs. Dammon and Professor H. V.
William Reed and wife left last!
week for Los Angeles to make their :
Artesian water has been piped to
the D. R. Dorsey residence, which
has been rented by Professor J. L. i
Hunt of the Thornton schools.
Mrs. Minnie Moyer of Kearney, I
N'ebr., is visiting at the home of §L
R. Smith for a few weeks.
Harvest is nearly completed in this
vicinity and many machines are pul
School opened last week with an
attendance of 105.
J. R. McLeod, who recently pur- ;
chased the harness'shop from W. A.
Rolfe, arrived here a few days ago
to take charge of the business.
Peter Church has moved to Spo
T. P. Campbell has been appoint-:
ed justice of the peace and police
Rev. Robert A. Thomson will
preach at the Steptoe P.aptist church
Sunday, September 17, at 3:30;
L. J. Neidert has accepted the pos-'
ition as assistant principal of the'
A. C. Barron has accepted a posi- j
tion as head miller for the Baker-
City Flouring Mill company and with!
his wife left for their new home in;
Oregon last week.
Rev. C. A. Smith, formerly pastor!
of the Methodist church, has gone to j
a new field of work in Oregon. Rev. ''■
H. S. Randall of Pagosa Springs, j
Colorado, has just joined the Colum
bia river conference and will he pas
tor of the St. John church this year.
Mr. Randall has a wife and several
Dr. O. W. Foxworthy of Leon,
!<>wa, is visiting relatives in. this
place and Pleasant Valley.
E. Morris is planning to huild a
large barn on his place southeast of
Mrs. R. E. Haines of Colfax has
been visiting her parents. Mr. and
Mrs. G. W. Patrick, at this place.
P.. C. Cameron has opened his
packing house for the season and is
ready to handle apples, pears and
The vinegar factory will open soon
io handle the culls from the apple
Dr. .1. M. Burnett has decided to
locate elsewhere. The community is
too healthful to need the services of
Wheat was practically all threshed
: in this vicinity before the rain of
I last week. Some oats remain un
The shortage of water in the city '■
wells is causing uneasiness on the
i part of the tax payers who do not
feel like putting down a new well.
Strict economy will be necessary to
get past the present crisis.
Eight students from darfield are
to enter the State college this fall.
Five go to Whitman college.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Bilger, have
moved to Colfax where Mr. Bilger
has entered into partnership with C.
M. DuVall in the photograph busi
William Waytt has purchased the'
McKinney property and moved here;
Digestion and Assimilation.
It is not the quantity of food taken
but the amount digested and aeslm
; ilated that gives strength and vitali
ty to the system. Tharaherlaln's
Stomach and Liver Tablets invigor
: ate the stomach and liver and enable
them to perform their functions nat
urally. For sale by all dealers.
CORNER MAIN AND CANYON
Admission - - 5 and io Cents
For any special bargain in
I have a buyer. Money to loan in
large or small amounts on Farm
or City Property.
RICHARD H. REID
102 Main St. Colfax, Wash.
DRAY AND TRANSFER
For quick and reliable service phone
DAVIS DRAY LINE
Household Goods and Pianos a Spec
ialty. Office phone 60. Residence
phone 224 J.
C. 0. DAVIS, PROP.
SPECIAL SALE ON
For the Next 10 Days Only
We were fortunate in purchasing
/■ i a large lot of DRESSERS that the
i J factory desired to discontinue. The
line includes all the various kinds —
|jq» Quartered Oak, Ash, Bird's Eye Ma
pQpl pie and Mahogany. These we will Im>
' able to sell at nearly 1-2 former price
Think of getting a genuine Quartered Oak Another pattern in Pacific Oak, handsomely
DRESSER, handsomely polished, with 24x36 grained and polished, well made, 24x36
French Plate Mirror, for only French Plate Glass, only
Regular Price $38.00 Regular Price $25.00
Many others at even a smaller price. Be sure
to come in and see them.
Remember these prices go tor ten days only
We Are Out of the
High Kent 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.
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Do you want to sell your prop
erty? If so list with
a. w. la km: a to.
We will publish our quarterly
price list on September 15th. Let
us advertise your place for you.
jj In Standard Old Line Company '
H. E. FUNSTON
\ ROSALIA - - WASHINCTOft S
Enter some exhibits of your handiwork at the
American Land & Irrigation
Exposition: Nov. 3 to 12, 1911
Madison Square Garden, >ew York City
A rare opportunity for the Farmers and Fruit-grower 3
of the Northwest to show the world where the Real
(.ioods come from!
Note the List of Prizes:
For Best 25 boxes of Apples, any varieties $iOO In Gold
For Best 100 pounds Wheat grown in U. S $l.uoo Gold Cup
*or Best 100 pounds Wheat grown in No. & So. America.
„ _ $1,000 in Gold
tor Best 30 ear* corn grown in U S $1,000 Cup
Fur Best 100 pounds White Oats grown in U. S. $1,994 Cup
For Best Alfalfa Exhibit $1,000 ('up
For Best Half Bushel Potatoes grown in U. 5..51,000 Cup
For Best Sugar Beets grown in t. S Jl.OOo Cup
For Best Hops grown in U. S $I.oo<i r U ;>
For Best Bu^iel Barley grown in U S $1,500 Cup
Write quickly for circular giving detailed information
about this Exposition and the numerous prizes offered
for displays of farm products and your opportunity
to get 160 acres of Montana land to be awarded by
popular allotment by the
Northern Pacific By
A. D. CHARLTOX
Assistant General Passenger Agent
L. J. BRICKLER A. M. CLEVELAND
General Immigration Agent Genera! Pa.ss.-nKer \gen'
ST. PAUL ST. PAUL
Alan Course, Coeur d' Alene, Ida.
Sept. 11—Oct. 28.
6 RUNNING RACES 6
Take Inland Fast Electric Trains
Direct to Track
$1.00 Pare from Spokane $1.00
Bhlrkef &, Glaaer, graduate optic
An old story in a few words
*Wfcjr don't I &et better
films ..iid 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.
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