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EVENTS OFfINHREST TO GAZETTE
READERSffItANSHRE IN MANY
Mrs. J. E. Moore spent last week
with her mother at Sunset returning
The Ladies Reading Club met at
the elegant home of Mrs. A. J. Shobe
on Thursday, February 1.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Eilert enter
tained the Card Club on last Satur
day eve. First honors were won by
Mrs. English and Mr. J. S. Kistler.
B. M. Keaton, the Winona drug
gist, was in town between trains Mon
day returning from a home visit at
Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Ripley have
been visiting at the Barger home the
Miss Irene Slocum spent over Sun
day at the home of Iva Camp.
Mrs. Boyden, who has been visit-
Ing the Moore home for the past
month, returned Friday morning to
her home at Summer Lake, Oregon.
Wm. Humphrey made a trip to St.
Joe, Idaho, on Monday.
The 4th number of the lecture
course entitled Carter's Warblers en
tertained an unusually crowded
house. Every number was heartily
Geo. W. Taylor sold, this week, to
A. B. Eliot, two lots.
Mrs. Mary S. Taylor bought two
lots of T. L. Williams.
W. W. Brown made a business trip
to Portland the first of the week.
Mr. and Mrs. P. R. Lain welcomed
a new grandson into their home Jan.
21. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Ross, of
Hooper, are the parents of the new
Robert Pilant is able to be out af
ter a long siege of the lagrippe.
Frank Smith returned from south
ern California Tuesday, where he has
been spending the winter.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Wilson spent
the latter part of the week at Gar
Miss Bessie Carmin returned to
her home at LaCrosse, Sunday after
a two weeks' visit with her uncle and
family, P. R. Lair.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Huffman are
spending the week in Spokane.
A number of young people were en
tertained at the home of Mr. Lane
Saturday evening in honor of Miss
Bess Carmin of LaCrosse.
Miss Pearl Nelson was the hostess
at a jolly party at her home Tuesday
W. G. Torrance of Spokane was a
visitor here last week, returning to
Charley Bains and family were vis
iting with relatives a few days re
Fred Waldrip has returned to Dia
mond from Spokane where he went
The young people of Diamond and
vicinity had a dance at Union hall
last Friday night.
Jean Frazier of Coeur d' Alene
made a flying trip on business to Dia
mond, returning Saturday.
The protracted meeting closed
Sunday evening. Several persons
professed religion and were baptised
In the Palouse river Monday evening.
Quite an excitement was created
by the suspension of four pupils of
the public school by Professor J. F.
Fuss, principal, for absenting them
selves from school. The parents of
the expelled pupils demand the resig
nation of the teacher for this and
some other alleged cause.
Several cases of lagrippe in town
During this beautiful weather work
has been resumed on the Burrell
The weather is mild and spring
like, with considerable rain during
the past week. The frost is nearly
all out of the ground.
Leslie J. Faires and bride, nee Miss
Williams, arrived last week from Mis
souri, and are visiting with relatives
here before going to their new home
Mrs. Fred Davis of St. John visited
with friends here last week.
Miss Idella Hutchinson, of North
Washington, Pennsylvania, is visiting
at the home of Mrs. E. A. Hutchin
son, after spending several months
with relatives at Milton, Ore.
Miss Ruth Davis was pleasantly
surprised by a number of her school
mates on Monday evening, the occas
ion being her birthday. The evening
was spent in games and conversation.
A number of young people spent a
very pleasant evening at the home of
J. S. Rockwell on Wednesday even
ing of last week, when the host prov
ed himself an able entertainer. Those
present were: Messrs. and Mesdames.
J. L. Buckinridge, J. A. Cole, R. R.
Hutchinson and M. A. Sherman, Jr.,
Misses Esther Houston, Letta Hodges,
Lou Hardy, Corinne Krause, Mamie
Smith, Bertha Lee, Mildred Bigelow
and Bertha Hutchinson, and Messrs.
W. L. Wylie, R. V. Hutchinson, Lu
cius Faires, Claire Kinney, A. H.
Gates and J. S. Rockwell.
The little child of John Ochs was
buried from the German Congrega
tional church on Monday.
Mrs. S. P. Martin died at the home
of her son, R. B. Dabney on Thurs
day of last week, after a lingering
il'ness of several years. She was
buried on Saturday, Rev. W. H.
Rogers conducting the services.
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, FEBRUARY 2, 1912.
Mrs. John Codd of Colfax is visit
ing her brother, John Morgan and
family, this week.
The sister paper in Colfax was bad
ly informed last week about a case of
small pox in Wilcox as there is none
and hasn't been.
The two evangelist preachers are
still holding meetings at the school
house. They seem to have more little
stories to tell than explaining the
Frank Freeman unloaded a car of
wood at Mockonema the first of the
Miss Nellie Creason, our efficient
teacher, surprised us by meeting
Chas. Jones in Colfax Saturday and
getting married. We wish her a
happy wedded life.
Mrs. Hunt Beasley and Miss Rachel
Beasley attended the reception at the
Methodist church in Colfax Tuesday
p. m. They report an enjoyable
Commissioner S. L. Ellis has been
the guest of his wife's daughter, Mrs.
Grace Stapleton, at Weiser, Idaho,
the past week.
Alex. McNeally transacted busi
ness in town Saturday.
Frank Schriebier was in town Sat
urday on business.
E. T. Worman and family were the
guests of relatives in town the first
of the week. Their son Avery, was
very ill with tonsilitis while there.
Mrs. Chas. Jones is quite ill at the
Fred Ellis is on the sick list.
Mr. and Mrs. M. Brennen have re
turned from a visit with relatives in
The Milwaukee railroad and the
Milwaukee Lumber Company have es
tablished a hospital at St. Maries that
will accommodate 100 patients. Dr.
Coventry of this city will assist the
St. Maries surgeon in looking after
After an absence of 18 years Henry
Knerr has gone to Kansas to visit his
parents. He was accompanied by his
F. W. Schultz, 0.-W. R. & N. road
master, has resigned and Tim Cavany
of Walla Walla has been appointed to
A burglar gained entrance to the
Crescent store one night last week
through a back window and escaped
through the front door unseen, tak
ing with him a new outfit of clothing
Plans are being considered for the
erection of a fraternity building to be
used by the Masons, Knights of Py
thias and Odd Fellows. The plan in
cludes a theater on the first floor.
Special officer George Strange made
three arrests last week for selling
liquor to Indians. The men taken in
to custody are Lewis Frankie, John
O'Grady and John Smith. They will
be arrainged before U. S. Commis
sioner C. O. Worley.
C. H. Smith, proprietor of the City
drug store, died Monday after a sev
eral months' illness.
A horse belonging to J. W. Waller
was killed in a runaway accident last
week. The team became frightened
while standing in front of a business
place in town and ran. In making a
square turn one horse fell with such
force that it was injured and died a
few minutes later.
The recital given last week by the
pupils of Mrs. C. H. Morton, was
largely attended. The audience was
well pleased. •
The Whitman County District Sun
day School convention was held in the
Baptist church in this city Wednes
W. A. Beardsley has sold his ranch
south of this city to W. H. Jones of
Thorn Creek. The farm consists of
188 acres and sold for $77 an acre.
Roy A. Boyte, son of Mr. and Mrs.
W. A. Boyte, died last Friday after an
illness lasting over a period of sever
al years. He was 21 years of age.
Guy Hughes will give the address
of welcome at the district convention
of the Whitman County Sunday
School association to be held in this
place Monday, February 5, beginning
at 10 o'clock. There will be after
noon and evening sessions.
Henry Troupe has purchased the
Leonard Merry homestead of 80
acres, paying $28 an acre.
M. E. Taylor took several prizes at
the recent poultry show in Walla
The entertainment course was not
a success financially but was anything
but a failure in every other respect.
The district convention of the
Thornton Sunday school association
will be held in this place on Friday of
The Adelphia club gave an enter
tainment last Friday evening.
The basket ball team won a close
game from Pine City last week.
Mrs. Sarah A. Imbler, aged 67
years, was buried from the Gresham
church last Friday. She died at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. Frank
Shaw. Mrs. Imbler had been a resi
dent of the Lamont country since
1872. She leaves two sons and four
daughters to mourn her departure,
viz.: Frank E., of Lamont and Calvin
N., of Pine City, Mrs. Edith M. Col
yar.of Spokane, Mrs. Effie Mills of
Buhl, Idaho, Mrs. Pearl Cook, of Re
vere and Mrs. Margaret Shaw, of La
Harry Robinson has been appoint
ed truant officer in district No. 104.
The regular quarterly meeting of
Pamona grange No. 2 will be held in
this place on Friday, February 9.
Officers for the ensuing year will be
elected and other business of import
ance will be transacted. Prof. W. H.
Kreager of the State College will give
The ladies of the Christian church
are already making plans for their
annual Easter sale to be held April
The high school basket ball team
defeated Endicott at Endicott last
John R. Johnson, formerly man
ager for the Potlatch Lumber com
pany at Washtucna, has accepted the
management of the local yards.
Palouse local of the Farmers
Union elected the following officers
at their last meeting: President,
George Z. Ickes; vice president, B. W.
Powers; secretary and treasurer, N.
C. McKee; conductor, B. C. Spencer,
doorkeeper, August Young.
Geo. W. Johnson of this city has
purchased a 214-acre ranch on tLo
state line three miles southeast of fu
louse. He expects to put out 63 acres
to apples next fall.
A meeting of the Third District
Sunday School convention of Whit
man county was held at the Christian
church in this city on Monday.
The Security State bank has quali
fied as a depository for postal savings
Rev. G. A. Hanson, pastor of the
Lutheran church in Palouse, was
married at Decorah, lowa, last week.
He expects to resume services in the
local church next Sunday.
Attorney Frank P. Egan has sold
his insurance business to C. W. Wat
ers and will remove to Portland.
Farmington local of the Farmers'
Union will meet Saturday, the busi
ness session beginning at 10:30
o'clock. The ladies will serve lunch
and in the afternoon an interesting
program will be given.
The Farmington band is making
rapid progress under the leadership
of Professor C. S. Peregrine.
A series of revival meetings will be
conducted in the Christian church be
ginning next Sunday. Rev. Victor M.
Hovis and wife of Davenport will
have charge of the meetings.
The ladies of the Methodist church
will give a social at Cameron's hall on
Friday evening of this week.
Considerable interest is being
taken in this city over the proposed
plan to bond the city for $12,000,
using $7,000 to take up the present
warrant indebtedness which bears
eight per cent interest and use the
remaining $5,000 to erect a suitable
city building. By cutting out the
rent which the city is paying and re
ducing the rate of interest on the
debt as could be done by replacing
the warrants with bonds, the new
building could be erected without ad
ditional cost to the taxpayers.
A band concert will be given in the
Evangelical church building on Fri
t day evening of this week.
Every member of the Chamber of
Commerce has been requested to in
vite a farmer to the dinner to be
given by the Chamber at noon on
Tuesday, February 6. The meeting
will be held in the Masonic hall and
coffee and sandwiches will be served.
Good roads will be the subject for
discussion. In the evening of the
same day another meeting will be
held at the same hall and an oyster
supper will be served at 6 o'clock.
The topic for this meeting will be,
"City streets and sidewalks."
The wheat convention last week
was considered the most profitable
of any ever held. Many interesting
addresses were given. A resolution
was passed asking congress to re
move the duty on grain bags. Favor
able action was also taken on a reso
lution introduced by Sam Glasgow of
Spokane asking the board of regents
of the state college to pay better sal
aries to heads of departments as
other institutions are taking them
away. All the old officers were re
F. A. Woodin has returned from
Oregon where he went in search of
a better business location, well satis
fied with the Palouse country and
Pullman in particular. He is re
modeling his store preparatory to do
ing an increased business. Many of
the Oregon towns which he visited
are undergoing a financial depression
owing to the fact that much of the
land has been set to fruit trees and
no crop will be produced for three or
Ira E. Henshaw is planning to
leave in about a month for Alberta
where he has secured 320 acres of
land under the homestead and per
Why Not Go
to the Bungalow
Fine Crockery and Chinaware
The Biggest Stock and Lowest Prices
Monarch Ranges and Cole's Hot Blast
The Stove Supremacy of the World
E. R. BARROLL Colfax, Wash.
Electric lights are being installed
in the Milwaukee yards, depot and
Two train loads of sheep were un
loaded here and the we;.«y animals
were fed and driven out on the hills
last week. After a short rest the
animals were reloaded and proceed
ed on their tiresome railroad jour
The Sunday school of the Chris
tian church held a cake and candy
sale at the postoffice last Saturday.
Charles Edwards left last week
for Toledo, Ohio, on account of the
critical illness of his father at that
Ex-Sen.uor Jarvis has been invit
ed to lecture in Maiden on the even
ing of February 9.
Nicholas Wagner returned last
week from a two months' business
trip through several of the middle
J. B. Heitstuman came down from
Alberta last week to visit his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Heitstuman.
J. W. Elder, aged 84 years and for
20 years a resident of Uniontown,
died last week at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. C. H. Coker, at Steele,
North Dakota, where he went to re
side last fall.
The Sunday school convention for
this district of Whitman county was
held at the Presbyterian church in
Sunset on Thursday of this week.
The James Freeman home was
damaged by fire last week.
The Epworth League will give an
oyster supper on Valentine's even
ing, February 14.
Mrs. J. T. Galloway, a one-time
resident of St. John, was buried at
Clarkston last week.
F. M. Bailey, a former resident for
many years in this part of the coun
try, was up from his home at Park
Place, Oregon, last week visiting old
The following officers were in
stalled by the Royal Neighbors last
week: Oracle, Ellen Childers; vice
oracle, Ida Suber; chancellor, Martie
Morris; receiver, Pearl Wood; inner
sentinel, Grace Palmer; outer senti
nel, Hannah Roth; managers, Mabel
Holmes and Floy Morris; physician,
Leonard, the two-years-old son of
Arthur Bailey, accidentally fell in the
creek and was drowned a few days
The four act drama, "Down in
Maine" will be given by the pupils of
the Colton public school Saturday
evening, February 3. The entertain
ment will be given at the opera
house and will no doubt attract a
The Knights of Columbus meeting
last week was well attended, several
visitors being present from Union
MRS. CALLIE L. HULBERT
Formerly of Colfax invites all of
Whitman County to stop in her-com
fortable, steam-heated, furnished
rooms while in Spokane. Rates rea
sonable. Take elevator to third floor
Temple Court Building. Corner Riv
erside and Washington, just two
blocks from center of city.
O. C. Glaser, Graduate Optician.
Notice of Collection of 1911 Taxes.
Pursuant to law I hereby give no
tice to the public that the tax rolls
for the year 1911 have been deliv
ered to me and as treasurer for the
County of Whitman, State of Wash
ington, I will recieve both personal
and real taxes for the year 1911 on
and after Monday, February sth,
Dated this 30th day of January,
W. M. DUNCAN,
Treasurer of Whitman County
Sedentary habits, lack of outdoor
exercise, insufficient mastication of
food, constipation, a torpid liver, wor
ry and anxiety, are the most common
causes of stomach troubles. Correct
your habits and take Chamberlain's
Stomach and Liver Tablets and you
will soon be well again. For sale by
Farmers Union Meeting.
Farmers Union, Colfax Local No.
48, will hold meetings on the second
and fourth Saturday of each month.
Sam Lyons, Pres.
CROUP ENDS LIFE.
Many Children Die of Croup Every
Year before a Doctor can be
Parents of children should be pre
pared at all times for a spasm of
Keep in the house a remedy that
will give Instant relief and keep the
child from choking until the arrival
of the physician.
Get a 50 cent bottle of HYOMEI
today and in case of an attack of
croup pour 20 drops into a kitchen
bowl of boiling water. Hold the
child's head over the bowl so that it
can breathe the soothing, penetra
ting vapor that arises. In the mean
time send for a physician.
This treatment has saved the lives
of many children and is a precaution
that all parents should promptly
HYOMEI is soid by V. T. McCros
key and druggists everywhere and is
guaranteed for croup, catarrh, asth
ma and bronchitis.
MAGAZINE subscription agency at
the ELK DRUG STORE, where you
can get just what magazines you
want at cheapest club rates.
NEW CASH PRICES
Edison Mazda Lamps
40 Watt 32 candle power 60c
60 Watt 48 candle power 90c
100 Watt 80 candle power $1.15
150 Watt 120 candle power 1.35
250 Watt 200 candle power 2.00
The Washington Water Power Go.
We Sell Palouse Land
Just now we have some excellent listings from which you may make
We have 320 acres 7 miles from Winona, 200 acres good land 160
acres cultivated, 120 acres in pasture, on county road, good' lake
water year around in pasture; mortgage $2500 off 4 years Price
only $13.50 acre.
We have a good home ranch close to Colfax; 100 acres winter wheat
65 acres for oats, some alfalfa,; on county road, a fine set buildings'
all cultivated but 20 acres. Let us tell you about it. The price in
cluding some personal concessions is right at $20,500.00. One-half
cash, balance ten years time at 7 per cent.
We have 320 acres 4 miles from the head of Rock Lake; all good
land, good buildings, 90 acres winter wheat and 100 acres more
ready to seed in spring; county road; right at school. Owner will
take in a small ranch in this section as part payment. Price only
We have one of the best ranches near Genessee for sale; 430 acres
all cultivated, a fine set of buildings; 250 acres fall wheat. Will sell
on a one-fourth cash payment, balance ten years, 7 per cent Price
$80.00 acre, Possession March 1.
We have 800 acres In Adams county, 3 miles good town; 450 acres
good wheat land, balance pasture; the buildings are small but good
fine well of water. It is cheap at $12,500 on terms of U cash, bal
ance 4 annual payments at 8 per cent.
Come to headquarters for land. We study to please and will give
you value received.
Colfax Insurance and Realty Co.
REID BLOCK, : - : : . : COLFAX, WASH.
Oysters, 60c per quart
Pot Roasl, 10c per lb.
Bacon, 1 5c per lb.
Hams, 1 7c per lb.
M. & W. Market
T>ERFECT BAKING RESULTS can be obtained only
-1- 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 & luiiltry 00.
DISTRIBUTORS, Cd&x, Wash.
Sample Line of
Ladies' Muslin Under
wear at Wholesale Prices
Oar Bargain Counter
Contains a big line of
Pants, Shirts, Sweaters and Shoes
A strong line of
For Ladies and Men