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The Woodman Hall association
has booked four attractions of the
Britt Lyceum bureau the first of
which is the Alter Trio which will ap
pear at the Woodman Hall on Satur
day night November 18.
Miss Dora Johnson entertained
about 4.". young people at the home
Johnson last Friday night. Music was
furnished by Mrs. J. Weber Leid and
Mrs. Frank ('. Cowan.
At the council meeting Saturday
night the resignation of Mayor Berk-
Btresser, which had been tendered at
a previous meeting, whs accepted and
C. N. Himhliff appointed acting
mayor. He will probably hold the
office until after the regular election
A bundle shower was given to Mr.
and Mrs. Walter Keyes Saturday
evening at the home of J. A. Hender
son which was attended by about 45
Of their friends and relatives. The
young people had quietly Blipped
away during fair week and were mar
ried in Coeur d' aiene. Many inter
esting bundles were opened in the
presence of the guests and conversa
tion and refreshments finished up
the evening's entertainment.
Geo. P. Gage is on a business trip
to Milton, Oregon, when- he is Inter
ested in alfalfa land.
E. F. Carlile is in Stevens county
looking after his ranch near Addy.
He will h.- gone three weeks.
J. F. Long is slowly recovering
from a Bevere case of tonsilitis.
The young Indies' class of the
Methodist church will give a party to
their friends in Peoples' hall, Friday
evening. The committee in charge
includes Miss Van Tine, Miss Seagle
and Miss Nelson.
Hazel liotan of Thornton visited
in Sunset between trains Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Gordon of
Pampa are visiting at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. S. I). Woodward.
Mrs. J. A. Richards and daughter,
Lillian, visited at the home of W L
Mrs. Susie Desell went to LaCrosse
Saturday to visit with her daughter,
Mrs. E. J. Moore.
Albert Richards made a drive to
the county seat Saturday evening.
A. Jennings went to St. John
Wednesday to visit his mother who
is quite sick at that place.
Miss Laura Nelson returned home
Saturday from Colfax where she has
been visiting for a few days.
C. M. Teagues and family left for
Tennessee, Friday, where they will
make their future home.
We had a fine rain Sunday and
Monday which pleases the ranchers
very much, as they can go to their
Mrs. s. D. Woodward went to
Pampa Monday to visit her mother.
.las. Benton, formerly in the furni
ture business here, was in town this
week, arriving Monday.
Mrs. Susie Dezell of Sunset is vis
iting her daughter, Mrs. .1. E. Moore.
The unique entertainment given by
the High School pupils last Friday
evening was a real success. Receipts
were $f>o and will be used for domes
tic science and library purposes.
Every feature of the Fair was per
sonally in charge of the pupils who
enthusiastically carried out the parts
assigned them. This bespoke their
loyalty to the teacher and a united
The first number of the entertain
ment course on Tuesday evening was
a contest by the Quintette known as
the Trier Sisters. It was largely at
tended and well received by the ap
preciative audience. All will look
forward to hearing the entire 4 num
bers yet to be given.
The LaCrosse Dancing club adver
tise another of their regular dances
on this Friday evening.
A transfer of property was recent
ly made whereby Geo. W. Taylor be
comes owner of the Rainey buildings
and lots. It was a cash deal and the
buildings are both occupied and
treated to a new coat of paint.
Mr. and Mrs. .T. McGifford have
purchased a new Walroth piano.
Mrs. C. E. Hoover is enjoying a
visit by one of her sisters this week.
Miss Cora Rockhill of Dayton re
turned home Saturday from Pampa.
She was accompanied by her sister
Miss Luella, teacher at Pampa, who
Several cases of inflammatory
rheumatism are reported among the
school girls. Among them were Beu
lah Kenoyer, Eunice Daniels and An
na Warner. All are recovering.
Miss Marjorie Wright of Spokane
is visiting here since last Friday eve
Chas. Anderson of the Farmers
State Bank of Coifax, was transacting
business with the Steptoe State bank
Mr. and Mrs. Gordo left last Fri
day for Tennessee where they will
spend the winter.
Mrs. Hamilton, wife of one of our
section bosses, visited her husband
The high school play last Friday
night was a decided success. Tho'
the admission was but 25 cents, $30
Miss Helen Yon Soehnen was a
guest at the R. R. Hutton home Sun
Mrs. G. W. Bull who has been vis
iting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F.
Davidson, returned to her home in
Edgar Freel's son, Hugh, is ser
Mrs. Grace Smith left Monday
morning for Spokane where she will
visit a sister.
Mrs. Golda Carter who was opper
ated on for appendicitis at Colfax
last week, returned Tuesday noon.
She hopes to resume her work in the
primary room in a week or two.
Floyd Hunton entered high school
Monday morning, bringing the en
rollment to 21.
Messrs. Chesmon and Main
are here from Spokane installing a
■nutter for the Northern Grain and
Mrs. Elizabeth Cole spent last week
with her daughter, Mrs. R. R. Hun
Eilward Morrissy left last night
for Walla Walla, where he will spend
Mr. (Josney from near Colfax came
up Monday to build a fence around
the land he has recently bought.
Chas. Euler has bought the Ed
ward Morrissy property on Steptoe
Jesse Stairel has been absent from
school for some days, being kept ar
home by the attack of a severe cold.
Rain showers have been a much
needed blessing to this section of
late. Wednesday, quite a snow storm
prevailed most of the day.
During the month of October "2
i cars of wheat and 8 cars of barley
' were shipped from this station. The
barley went to Minneapolis at a fan
cy price. Most all of the grain from
this place has been sold in Eastern
The Ladies Aid society of the
j Christian church meets Thursday af
: ternooo in the church parlor where
ihc work for the society will be the
tying of comforts for .Airs. Clint
1,. A. S. of the United Brethern
church met Tuesday p. in. with .Mrs.
The Methodist Aid Society met at
Mrs. J. W. Rice's Wednesday after
Mrs. Jean Morris Ellis is giving a
series of lectures at the Christian
i church this week on psychology and
The next entertainment of the
Britt Lyceum course will be Friday
night, Nov. 10. "Edmund Vance
Cooke" at college auditorium.
The mass meeting last Saturday
for the nomination of municipal of
ficials was attended by many of the
women who voted for the nominees.
This was the first time many of them
had ever voted in such a meeting.
Dr. Brandon has been appointed
health officer for the town and al
ready the sanitary conditions have
been greatly improved.
George Thatcher has just finished
building a fine school house at Pena
wawa and is home for the winter.
Sheriff Carter and Deputy Cole
were here on business one day this
Mrs. Laban Garner returned from
Walla Walla with no noticeable im
provement in health, and this week
has gone to Spokane for other treat
ment. She is suffering from an ab
cess in the right side, and expects to
be operated on if necessary.
Wirt Willoughby joined his wife
in Juliaetta last Friday, where she
had gone to take treatments at Dr.
Foster's Sanitarium for stomach
The revival meetings at the V. B.
church continue with success.
Joe Recotti, a student of Edwards
college is quite ill with an acute at
tack of plurisy. He is being cared
for at Prof. Davis' home.
BLACK SPOT CANKER.
Time to Spray Apple Orchards for
Spots With Rings.
Apples having this disease have
been examined this week at the State
Experiment Station and found to be
distributing spores. Spores are also
distributed at this season from the
cankers on the limbs and trunks of
diseased trees. These spores are car
ried by insects, water drops and wind
to other parts of the same tree and to
neighboring trees. Many of them
will develop new cankers. To pre
vent this spread of the disease, af
fected orchards should be sprayed as
soon as possible after the apples are
picked. The spray solution used may
be either Sulphur-Lime (specific
gravity 1.02), or double strength
Bordeaux, as preferred. As soon as
the leaves fall another spraying
should be given. The spraying should
be supplemented by a systematic de
struction of all disease-spotted ap
ples. Much of the infection of stored
apples is brought about by mixing
diseased apples with the good fruit
during picking and storing. Observa
tions recently made by Experiment
station men at Chehalis indicate that
flies may be instrumental in spread
ing the disease. Under a number of
trees were decaying windfalls, many
of which showed the characteristic
Black Spot rot. During the sunny
part of the day flies and other insects
were continually flying to these ap
ples and later flying off into the trees.
If the windfalls were carefully gath
ered and destroyed, this source of in
fection would be eliminated.
It is comparatively easy to disting
uish the Black Spot rot from the
Fruit Spot, which is also common in
the orchards of the state. The Black
Spot rot has a small point or opening
in the center. If the spot is small
this will be surrounded by a narrow
border of light brown. If the spot is
larger, concentric rings of light
brown will surround the point and
the spot will be darker brown around
the edge, which is rather sharply de
fined. The spot also seems flat and
shallow as compared with the Fruit
Spot infection. Spots which are pro
ducing spores are usually one-fourth
inch to one-half inch in diameter.
Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tablets do not sicken or gripe, and
may be taken with perfect safety by
the most delicate woman or the
youngest child. The old and feeble
will also find them a most suitable
remedy for aiding and strengthening
their weakened digestion and for reg
ulating the bowels. For sale by all
J. B. Brown sell 3 the famous Aer
moter, the best windmills in the
world. Phone 244.
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, NOVEMBER 10, 1911.
COLFAX 33 YEARS AGO.
FROM THE GAZETTE OF NOV.
The election passed off quietly.
i From the returns we are able to get
the total vote in the county is 940.
! Brents. the Republican candidate for
1 delegate to congress, has 135 ma
jority; Montgomery, candidate for
I joint councilman, 91; Sturdevant,
! Republican enadidate for prosecuting
attorney 50; Perkins, candidate for
representative has about 17> majority. !
The Constitution was carried by j
I about 600 majority.
Hears. L. Hall & Son are erecting
a large wagon and furniture factory j
on Wall street, the upper story of |
which is to be fitted up for a town
hall. Such a hall has been needed in
Colfax for some time.
Renshaw Brothers' hall over their
I new drug store has been rented by
the Odd Fellows and Masons.
Archie Pease, lately of Portland,
passed through here last week on his
way to Spokane Falls where he will
; put in a planing mill.
Two years ago Colfax polled 124
votes, this year 403; two years ago
I the county polled between two and
three hundred, this year 940.
J. C. Davenport, his son Lincoln,
i and daughter, Miss Josie, returned
from their trip to the east on Mon-1
Lumber i.s on the ground and work [
will commence at once on the Metho- |
(list parsonage at Colfax.
Mrs. J. Delano arrived in Colfax on j
: Tuesday, having been only a week on i
! the road from San Francisco.
Frank Wolfington has arrived I
] among us to stay. He has purchased j
William Jones interest in the firm of!
| Austin ot Jones.
NOTED LECTURER AT ALBION.
Judge Rutherford of New Fork Will
Speak at Edwards College.
Announcement is made of the pop
ular free lecture to be given at Ed-j
wards college in Albion by the Hon. >
I J. F. Rutherford of New York on No- |
vember 22, to which the faculty, s'tu
i dents, all friends and the public gen
erally are cordially invited.
The subject of Judge Rutherford's
lecture on this occasion will be, "The
Bible and Its Science from a Law
yers Viewpoint." Judge Rutherford
I is one of the popular Bible lecturers
!of the world. His wide travel and
I long experiences as a practicing at
torney before the highest courts in
! the land, together with his deep Bible
study, specially fit him for the lecture
platform. Last year he made an ex
tended tour thru Palestine, Europe,
and Great Britain.
CAN'T CURE CATARRH.
j Stomach Dosing, Sprays and Douches
Have All Failed.
There is only one way to cure j
Reach the raw, tender, inflamed
membrane that is infested with
catarrh germs and destroy the germs.
You can't reach the nooks and
crevices with liquid preparations—
there is only one way—breath the
antiseptic germ killing air of HYO
MEI (pronounce it High-o-me) di
rectly over the infested parts.
HYOMEI contains no opium, eo
i came or other harmful drugs, it is
| made of Australian eucalyptus, thy
j mol and other Listerian antiseptics.
It is guaranteed to end the misery of
catarrh, asthma, croup and bronchitis
| or money back.
Ask V. T. McCroskey, a druggist,
I about the HYOMEI outfit to-day. He
sells it for only $1.00 and guarantees
Saved Many From Death.
W. L. Mock, of Mock, Ark., be
lieves he has saved many lives in his
! 2") years of experience in the drug
j business. "What I always like to do,"
Ihe writes, "is to recommend Dr.
; King's New Discovery for weak, sore
! lungs, hard colds, hoarseness, obsti
j nate coughs, la grippe, croup, asth-
I ma or other bronchial affections, for
I feel sure that a number of my
! neighbors are alive and well today
I because they took my advice to use
j it. I honestly believe its the best
I throat and lung medicine that's
i made." Easy to prove he's right. Get
j a trial bottle free, or regular 50c or
I $1.00 bottle. Guaranteed by all
NOTICE OF REGISTRATION.
Notice is hereby given that the reg
istration books for the election to be
held in December will close on Tues
day, November 14, 1911.
Starts Much Trouble.
If all people knew that neglect of
constipation would result in severe
indigestion, yellow jaundice or viru
lent liver trouble they would soon
take Dr. King's New Life Pills, and
end it. It's the only safe way. Best
for biliousness, headache, dyspepsia,
chills and debility. 25c at all Drug
"I am pleased to reccommend
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy as the
best thing I know of and safest rem
edy for coughs, colds and bronchial
trouble," writes Mrs. L. B. Arnold of
Denver, Colo. "We have used it re
peatedly and it has never failed to
give relief." For sale by all dealers.
The beer that made Milwaukee
famous on tap at Monahan's.
One lot 100x156 feet and 2-story resi
dence, two doors south of English's
college. Inquir* »f Mrs. B. Moller at
residence of R. E. Reid.
Shirkey & Glaser, graduate optic
Immense Cost ef Roman Feasts.
The amount of money often expend
! Ed by the wealthy Romans on their
| sumptuous meals appears fabulous.
| Vitellius is paid to have spent as much
jas 404 sestertia (about £4,228 of Eng
! lish money) on his daily supper, and
■ the celebrated feast to which he In
vited his brother cost no less than
£40350. It consisted of 2,000 different
dishes of fish and 7,000 of fowls, with
other equally numerous meats. His
daily food was of the most raro and
exquisite nature. The deserts of Lybia.
the shores of Spain, the waters of the
Carpathian sea and even the coasts
! and forests of Britain were diligently
| searched for dainties to supply his
table, and had he reigned long he
would, observes Josephus, have cx
i hausted the great opulence of the Ro
j man empire.—London Standard.
Must Have Tired His Jaws.
It might be well for those who adopt |
the one meal a day system to become j
chewers at the same time. A chewer,
according to dietetic experts, is one
who chews all things so long as they j
have any taste left la Ihem. Glad- j
stone, it is recorded, used to take j
thirty-two bites to every mouthful of !
food. This would be considered dan
gerously rapid eating by the modern
school of chewers. "I have tried
chewing conscientiously," writes Eus
tace Miles. "A banana has cost 800
bites, a small mouthful of bread and
cheese 240 bites, a greedy mouthful of
biscuit (while I was walking on a
Yorkshire moor) more than a thousand
bites. It still seemed to taste about
as much as at first, but I knew that
taste by then, so I swallowed."—Lon
Problem In Gain and Loss.
A well known physician of Chicago
was attending old Pat. a faithful jani
tor, but a querulous patient.
"Och, doctor, ye said Thursday
would bring ye again, and here it is
"Today's Thursday, Pat."
"Sure, I'll ask my daughter. Mary
Ann, what day would it be?"
"Doctor's right, father. It's Thurs
"Och, now, is It, then? I ask your
pardon, doctor. But since it's Thurs
day when I thought it was Friday was
I gainin' a day or losin' six? Hould
on, I know, doctor; 'tis accordin' to
whither this is last week or nixt."—
The Last Dueling Clergymen.
"When did clergymen cease to fight
duels?" is a startling inquiry in Lon
don Notes and Queries. It will be
news to many of us that they were
ever fond of that exhilarating pastime
But. as a matter of fact, the Rev. Mr
Allan fought a duel with Lloyd De
lany, Esq., and killed hiai in Hyde
park in 1752. He was convicted of
manslaughter and fined 1 shilling plus
six mouths in Newgate.
Not a Joke.
Giles—Take two letters from money
and one will be left.
Miles—ls that a Joke?
"Well, I know of a fellow who took
money from two letters and it was no
joke. He got twelve months in jail."
Not the Same.
Tess—He said I looked handsome in
that gown, didn't he? Jess—Not ex
nctly. He said that gown looked hand
»ome on you.—Exchange.
Value Altered by Conditions.
Silence may be golden In the case of
the burglar, but it Is not of any spe
cial value to an insurance agent—Mil
"Three Cigars a Day for You"
laugh at him, and smoke all
the mild, domestic cigars you
want. It's not the quantity,
but the quality that hurts you.
Even one rich, black Havana
cigar will irritate you. But you
can't hurt your nerves with
any number of the light
Mud 10c Cigar
M. A. Gunst CBi, Co., Distributors
SPOKANE, NOVEMBER 23-30
Low Fares on Inland
Fare and a Third
Round Trip From All Inland
Points Good Not. 22-28 Inclusive.
Return Limit Dec. 2.
Special Exhibitors' Rates
Fare and a Third
Certificate Plan. Good Nov. 15
to 18 Inclusive, with return limit
ASK INLAND AGENT
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"THE WHITE BISTER'
Friday Night, November 10, 1911
Coughs that keep you awake at night also
' disturb the sleep of the rest of the family.
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Put Up in Three Sizes, 25c, 50c and
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Buy the $1.00 size. It contains five times as much
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Herrick's Red Pepper Porous Plaster for the chest.
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==s «*i Sold by
SIMON DREIFUS & CO.
Grand View Addition to Colfax
Lots, one, five and ten acre tracts. Entire addition is
practically level, plenty of water and wide streets. New road
to addition will be an exceptionally fine road with easy grade
Values in this addition will practically double when the new
road is completed. Will be sold on easy terms. For full
G. W. LARUE & CO.,