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COLFAX BOYS TOO
EXCITED TO WIN
OLD RIVALS CARRY AWAY LAURELS
IN FAST BASKET BALL GAME
Pullman High School triumphed
over the local five last Friday even
ing by the score of 24-12 in a fast
game of basket ball. Colfax played
a good game, the team work at times
being superb but inability to cage the
ball from the field and to score from
fouls lost the game. The contest was
furious from the first sound of the
whistle and almost ten minutes of
play passed before the first basket
was made by Burgunder on a good
shot from the side. There was very
little scoring in this half and it end
ed 6-5 in favor of Pullman.
In the second period Pullman
played much better ball and after a
series of well placed shots by Butler
at forward, ran the score up to 24
„as the whistle blew for time. The
Colfax boys were keyed up to the
} highest pitch of excitement and were
so on edge to win that they overshot
the mark somewhat. Due credit
must be given to the Pullman team,
however, for they played a splendid
game, their team work at times being
especially fine. Goff, Burgunder and
Oliver were the best players for Col
fax while Butler and Moss starred
Following is the line-up and score:
Colfax—Oliver, Howard, Burgun
der, Forwards; Goff, Center; Morri
son, Fuller, Guards.
Pullman—Moss, Butler, Forwards;
dover, Center; Meek, Hinchliff,
Colfax will try to redeem herself
Saturday, February 3, when they play
the fast five from Farmington and
will try to run up a big score. A good
game is assured and it is hoped a
large crowd will be present. The
attendance at the Pullman game was
very good, the receipts being $42.00.
GRADE STUDENTS WIN
AT BASKET BALL
HOT RIVALRY BETWEEN THE
CLASSES DEVELOPS STRONG
PLAYERS AT INDOOR GAMES.
One of the fastest games of class
basket ball ever played on the local
floor resulted In a victory for the De
partmental team over the Freshmen
Monday night. The odds were 2-1
against the Grade pupils when the
game began but they showed class
from the start, their team work be
ing very commendable and their
shooting from the field excellent. The
Freshmen played well and at some
points in the game appeared to be
forging ahead thru some good team
work but it resulted in nothing de
cisive. The score at the end of the
first half was 12-6 in favor of the De
partmental boys. The Freshmen
played better in the last half but
were unable to prevent their oppon
ents from winning and the final score
stood 22-10. Jones at forward star
red for the Departmental team shoot
ing many baskets from the field and
passed accurately and well; Pringle
and Richardson played fine games.
Miller and Parr did the best work for
the Freshmen team. Following is the
line up of the two teams:
Departmental—Forwards, Jones 6,
Pringle 2, 1 foul; Center, Richardson
4, 1 foul; Guards, Owsley, Nordyke.
Freshmen — Forwards, Miller,
Parr; Center, Felch; Guards, Evans
2, Spacek 4 fouls.
Upper Classes Contest for Honors.
On the same evening the Senior
Quintet won from the Juniors 19-11.
The game was quite fast and at times
close, but it did not excite the inter
est that the game between the two
lower classes did. The score at the
end of the first half was 13-5 in the
Senior's favor, and they tacked only
6 more points on as the last whistle
blew. Goff at center starred for the
winners. The lineup and score:
Seniors—Forwards, Morrison, New
man; Center, Goff; Guards, Fuller,
Juniors — Forwards, Burgunder,
Oliver; Center, Lommasson; Guards,
Junior score: Field goals, Burgun
der 1, Oliver 2, Lommasson 2; Foul
goals, Howard 1.
Senior score: Field goals, Goff 6,
Newman 3; Foul goals, Goff 1.
Town Team Defeats Garfleld.
The Colfax Town team defeated
Garfield Town team by a score of 26
to 20 last Saturday evening in a live
ly game at Garfield. The first half
ended with the score 3 to 17 in favor
of the locals but in the second half
Garfield came back strong and made
a close finish. Moller played the star
game for Colfax, shooting six baskets.
The Colfax players were Canutt, Mol
ler, Jones, Pearse, Bragg and Small.
Pastime Theatre, Friday and Saturday Only
Hands Across the Sea in 76
A Massive Historical Production in 2 Reels
Also GEO. COKLEY, Contortionist
All for 5c and 10c
COLFAX GAZETTE, COLFAX, WASHINGTON, FEBRUARY 2, 1912.
DUTCH PLAY AT HIGH SCHOOL.
German Students Will Present Novel
One interesting feature of the
Literary program at the High School
this (Friday) afternoon will be the
presentation of two scenes from the
German story of Der Schwiegersohn
by students of the Senior German
class. The scenes deal with a quar
rel at the house of Kanzleirat Engel
man between the Count Esanady and
Dr. Eckart, the accepted suitor of
Marie, the daughter of the Kanz
leirat. The second one shows the
arrest of the Count as a bank robber.
Following is the cast:
Doctor EcKart Fred Fuller
Count Esanady John Newman
Herr Eckart Frank Goff
Burgomaster Sam Morrison
Detective Cedric DePledge
Major Walter Stinson
Kanzleiratin Bernice Slate
Marie Engelmann Naomi Morley
The play will be presented entire
ly in German.
MLFAX 33YEARS AGO.
FROM THE GAZETTE OF JAN.
James T. Dolan's agricultural ware
house is nearly finished.
Our new justices J. C. Head and S.
D. Woodward are eacn now prepared
to do all business in their line, mak
ing collections, hearing cases, marry
ing people, etc.
Rev. C. Eells expects to preach in
Colfax on next Sabbath morning.
Notice is hereby given that a Peo
ples Convention will be held at the
court house on Monday evening, Feb
ruary 3rd, 1879, for the purpose of
nominating candidates for Mayor,
seven Councilmen and a Marshal.
(Signed) Many Citizens.
Report on Poultry Raising.
Calling attention to the need for
more poultrymen in the Pacific North
west, li. Beckwith, president of the
Portland Commercial Club, has com
piled official statistics showing that
204 carloads of eggs were shipped
into Portland during 1911 from
states east of the Rocky Mountains.
From the same territory came 20 car
loads of dressed poultry. These pro
ducts, he points out, should all be
grown at home.
Sing Sing Pictures.
One of the greatest features in mo
tion pictures will be "20 Years in
Sing Sing." They will be shown at
the Pastime Theater, Wednesday and
Thursday, Feb. 7 and 8. The 3000
feet are educational and full of inter
est and show prison life in and near
America's largest prison. On account
of extra expense in securing these
pictures, the price of admission will
be raised to 10c and 15c for the two
White Boy to Training School.
Joseph Wilson, traveling guard
from the state training school at
Chahalis, was nere the first of the
week and took Arthur White, aged
16 years, to the training school.
Arthur is a son of J. L. White and
had been arraigned before Judge
Neill on the charge of incorrigibility.
Women Voters Meeting.
The National Council of Women
Voters will meet with Mrs. A. W.
Meck'ing on Wednesday, February
10 at 2 o'clock.
Notice to Members Royal Camp No.
116, Woodmen of the World.
Beginning with the first meeting in
February, Thursday, tickets will
be given to each neighbor present on
February Ist, Bth, 15th, 22nd and
29th. Each ticket entitles the hold
er to a chance on a drawing for
three valuable prizes to be given
away in the W. O. W. hall, Thursday,
O. V. Bryson,
A piece of flannel dampened with
Chamberlain's Liniment and bound
on to the affected parts is superior to
any plaster. When troubled with lame
back or pains in the side or chest give
it a trial and you are certain to be
more than pleased with the prompt
relief which it affords. Sold by all
Gold fish at 15c to 50c each at the
ELK DRUG STORE.
Can't look well, eat well or feel
well with impure blood feeding your
body. Keep the blood pure with Bur
dock Blood Bitters. Eat simply, take
exercise, keep clean and you will have
All persons knowing themselves in
debted to the late Dr. Wm. Clay Card
well will please pay their indebted
ness at the office of J. M. McCroskey,
Attorney-at-law, over the First Sav
ings & Trust Bank in Colfax, Wash
ington; J. M. McCroskey having
charge of the settlement of said es
DINGLE BUYS COLFAX
WAS FORMERLY RESIDENT OF
THIS CITY FOR SEVEN YEARS.
Colfax still looks good to John
Dingle, who for seven years conduct
ed a blacksmith business in this city
but for the last six years has been
engaged in the hardware, implement
and furniture business at Palouse.
Last week Mr. Dingle purchased the
business of the Colfax Implement
company and is already in possession.
An inventory of the stock has been
t°ken. Mr. Dingle knows many peo
ple of Colfax and vicinity but also
finds many new faces.
Messrs. Woodward and Moffatt
have been in business together with
Aaron Kuhn under the firm name of
the Colfax Implement company for
the last 12 years. One or the other
of the firm will continue an office
here for a few months to make col
lections and close up their business.
"This is my home," said L. D.
Woodward, senior member of the
firm, "and I have no intention of
leaving Colfax except perhaps to
spend a summer or a winter in a dif
ferent climate." Mr. Woodward is a
native of the state of Maine and
came to Colfax in 1880. For 16 years
he managed the implement business
of Frank Brothers and has been act
ively engaged in business here for 32
years, with the exception of four
years when he was in Portland. Mr.
Woodward is now 73 years of age.
He came from a family of deep sea
captains whose home was on the
Maine sea board. One brother is still
the captain of an ocean going vessel
and another brother also followed the
sea until his death. Mrs. Woodward
is also of a family of seamen. Her
five brothers, all now dead, were sea
H. M. Moffat, junior member of the
Colfax Implement company, came
here from Portland in 1896 after
spending three years in the imple
ment business in eastern Washington.
For four years he was in partnership
with A. J. Davis under the firm name
of Davis & Moffatt.
Mr. Moffatt has a farm of 880 acres
near Winona and will devote some
time to looking after his interests
there. He plans to pump water from
an inlet in the Palouse river to irri
gate about 100 acres of alfalfa land.
PRESERVING FENCE POSTS.
U. S. Forest Service and School of
Forestry Cooperates in Tests.
Cooperative tests in wood preser
vation, especially as to fence posts,
are being carried on by H. B. Oak
leaf of the U. S. Forest Service office
of products at Portland and the
school of forestry at the Oregon Agri
In preserving fence posts, the hot
and cold tank method of forcing hot
creosote for three hours into the
wood, and then immersing it for the
same length of time in cold creosote,
is used. Both oak and fir posts were
used, and it has already been fairly
determined that posts tnus treated
will outlast ordinary posts by many
Fight for Mayor in Sound City.
Seattle's mayoralty campaign goes
on merrily. Thomas W. Parish has
resigned as member of the State Tax
Commission to make an active cam
paign for the nomination for mayor.
Prom present appearances he is the
leader but George F. Cotterill is a
close second. Cotterill is an ultr-con
serative, favoring a closed town. On
the other hand is former Mayor H. C.
Gill, who believes in a liberal policy.
Just what strength he will develop,
remains a question. Parish is be
lieved to stand between these two ex
Home Life in Schools.
Country life education is to be
adopted in the schools of Oregon, a
movement having been started in
which the schools, the commercial in
terests, bankers, livestock men and
agricultural college are cooperating.
The plan contemplates the introduc
tion of farm work into the schools
and prizes will be offered for the best
products grown by the children, un
der the direction of competent in
Hives, eczema, itch or salt rheum
sets you crazy. Can't bear the touch
of your clothing. Doan's Ointment
cures the most obstinate cases. Why
suffer. All druggists sell it.
We Are Prepared
To thoroughly test
And accurately Fit Glasses for the most
Special Optical Room
for Fitting Glasses.
Succeeding Shirkey & Glaser
State Registered Optician
"At the Sign of the Street Clock"
BEAN GROWING PROFITABLE.
Small Sections Find Crop Better than
A limited area in the wheat grow
ing region of eastern Washington,
eastern Oregon and northern Idaho
is adaptable to bean growing. Many
farmers of Latah and Nez Perce coun
ties, Idaho, and a few farmers in
Umatilla county, Oregon, have been
raising beans instead of summer fal
lowing for the past fifteen years. At
first bean culture was carried on only
in an experimental way, but of late
years beans have become a staple
crop about Kendrick and Juliaetta,
Idaho, and have taken the place, to
a large extent, of the old summer fal
According to the most successful
bean growers the labor cost of an
acre of beans is about $9. It the
producer receives 3 cents per pound,
which is a fair price, 300 pounds of
beans will pay the expenses on an
acre of that crop. The average crop
in the Kendrick section is about 800
pounds per acre, many fields yielding
as high as 1200 to 1400 pounds per
acre. If the farmer raises an average
crop and receives 3 cents per pound
for his product he will clear approxi
mately $15 per acre over and above
the labor cost. In addition to this
the beans should be credited with the
average cost of summer fallowing. Be
sides yielding a very good profit, this
crop leaves the ground in excellent
condition for fall seeding.
Quickest Dandruff Cure World Has
If you want to get rid of dandruff
in the shortest possible time get a
bottle of PARISIAN SAGE today and
Besides banishing dandruff and
making your scalp immaculately
clean, PARISIAN SAGE is guaran
teed to stop falling hair and itching
sc ilp and impart life and beauty to
One of Rochester's most promi
nent barbers writes:
Gentlemen: "I am a barber of 15
years experience; have used many
things for hair but never found any
thing equal to PARISIAN SAGE for
removing dandruff; It is also a
splendid hair dressing and quickly
stops itching scalp. I have used it
for the last three years." T. D. Smith,
Chamber of Commerce Bldg., Roches
ter, N. V., June 27, 1911.
PARISIAN SAGE is sold by V. T.
McCroskey and druggists everywhere
for 50 cents.
Falls Victim to Thieves.
S. W. Bends, of Coal City, Ala., has
a justifiable grievance. Two thieves
stole his health for twelve years. They
were a liver and kidney trouble. Then
Dr. King's New Life Pills throttled
them. He's well now. Unrivaled for
Constipation, Malaria, Headache,
Dyspepsia. 25c at all druggists.
I HARBINGER OF SPRING
% THIS STORE WITH ITS USUAL ENTERPRISE AND ADVANCEMENT
• IS MAKING A FIRST SHOWING OF SOME PRETTY
| New Spring
i Ladies' Tailor Made
1 Suits and Dresses
£ Which are marvels of neatness and beauty—and you are invited to call and see
I them —as they are an index to the season's style—and will take great pleasure
£ in showing them to you.
$ "VYe have entirely remodeled our Ladies' Ready-to-Wear Department, and #
x now have a room where the entire stock can be displayed, and our fitting room 5
£ has been enlarged and changed so that all work will receive even more prompt #
X attention than heretofore. X
• Gome and See Our New Suits •
j THE FAIR STORE i
| WOODIN 8 MORRISON |
PJ-JOTOS! Just take a peep at our display case,
f. you may find something there that
will interest you. If you do not see what you want we will
be pleased to make to your order any style you may suggest
THE RICKER STUDIO
THINK OP THE COMPORT OP SWEEPING
WITH IT, THE TIME YOU SAVE FOR
PLEASANTER DUTIES AND
CALL AND GET A BISSELL SOUVENIR
SIMON DREIFUS & CO.
""'•'jf BY»" FACE /
Thie ia our new No. 8 mill,'the most complete and up to-date mill on the
market. Call and see it or send for catalog. CARLET BROS.. Colfax.
Colfax Ice and Fuel Co.
CHAPMAN & McMURRAY, Props.
Rock Springs Peacock Goal
Cord Wood Artificial Ice
Careful and Prompt Delivery to all Parts of the City