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—Club, etc 65
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Barley, •• NS
— Prof. Waller is in Portland on
—Henry's new lodging rooms are
>being nicely fitted up.
—A. J. Lane, of Manistee, Mich.,
is another land-seeker now in town.
—J. W. Steams was a business
visitor to the county seat Wednes
--Miss (Catherine Savage is vis
iting her sister, Mrs. Ortis Hamil
ton, at Col fax.
—George I). Williams is now
■carrying the mail between this city
— Mrs. Will Pabnerton has re
turned from her visit to her parents
at Walla Walla.
—Kveryroom in the public school
building has been thoroughly cal
■cimined, walls and ceiling.
Mrs. Ollis Piukley and children
leave next Tuesday for a six-weeks'
visit to relatives in Missouri.
—The Jeffries-Monroe fight yes
terday lasted just two rounds, when
Mr. Monroe was knocked out.
—Miss Iva Wlndus returned to
Colfax last Saturday, where she
will resume her duties in the public
school on September sth.
Household goods for sale.—At
private sale at my residence on
State street, after Monday, August
22nd. H. F. Blanchard.
—J. C. Goodrich, a veteran Good
Templar of the state, is at the Ar
tesian Hotel and would like to ob
tain janitor work, or something of
—Miss Jean Page, who has been
visiting with the family of Charles
White for some time, left today for
her home at Plymouth, England,
going via Seattle.
—The hardware stock of Geo,
Libby has been purchased by the
Pullman Hardware Co. and merged
with that of the latter concern. Mr.
.Libby will continue in the tinning
trade, we understand.
—County School Superintendent
McCroskey will enforce the com
pulsory attendance law tne coming
school year and all parents will be
obliged to send their children to
school the required length of time
—C. T. Foster, recently from the
east, has arrived in Pullman and
will make this his future home. Mr.
Foster is an experienced auctioneer
and it would be well for those who
contemplate holding auction sales
to confer with him.
—"Grandma" Cochran, who
left Monday for a visit with one of
her granddaughters at Fargo, N.
D., is in her 90th year, but is hale
and hearty and will make the trip
from Spokane alone. Her daught
er, publisher of the Tribune, accom
panied her to Spokane.
—The new pastor for the Congre
gational church of this city, Rev.
Frank Wyatt, lately from Illinois,
has arrived, with his family, and is
now domiciled at the parsonage.
Mr. Wyatt will hold his first ser
vices on Sept. 4th, and hopes to
meet a large attendance.
—It has been suggested that if
our business men would "chip in"
for a reasonable fund for the pur
pose we might have a street concert
by the band each Saturday evening
and thus help liven up trade on
such occasions. Moscow does this,
and some other near-by towns, and
find that it pays.
—The well-known drama, "Under
Two Flags," is to be staged in the
opera house by local talent in the
near future. The play is to be
under the auspices of the Kastern
Star ladies and the members of the
company arc rehearsing diligently
and pulting forth every effort to
make the undertaking a success.
—"Andy" Farr was in from Pa-
—Frank Cochran, of Wawawai,
was shaking hands with old friends
— Mrs. Lettie Hogue and sister,
Miss May Fenn, have returned from
their visit to the Carnegie ranch.
Mrs. W. P. Wells, sister-in
law of Dr. White, will depart next
Tuesday for her home at Regina,
Assinaboia Ter., after a month's
—Ada Hunt Wexler, of the pub
lic school faculty, has returned from
her vacation iiu Tennessee, accom
panied by a number of friends, de
sirous of viewing the great west.
—An employe of the I.afollette
saw mill, at Wawawai, had the in
dex finger of his right hand nearly
cut off by a box saw yesterday.
Dr. White finished the amputation
and dressed the wound.
—There are a number of horae
!seekers at the Pullman hotels just
[ now, hailing from Illinois and Ne
braska, and all express a preference
for Palouse soil. Our real estate
men ought to be busy.
—Mr. and Mrs. H. K. Jones ar
rived here Thursday from Indianola,
lowa, seeking a farm home. They
have already visited a considerable
part of the northwest in search of
a location, and are more favorably
impressed with the Palouse country
(especially in this vicinity) than
with any other section.
—A reception was given last
evening in the church parlors, by
the members of the Congregational
church to Rev. and Mrs. Wyatt,
the new pastor of the Congregation
al church and his wife, who recently
arrived from the east. A delight
tulsocial evening was passed, giving
the pastor and people an opportun
ity to become acquainted.
A Word to the Unwise.
Following are two sections from
the law of this state regarding the
mutilation of trees and shrubbery,
and we advise the young gentlemen
who have already laid themselves
liable to the penalty prescribed by
"knifing" trees in the city parks, to
take a hint before the kick is ad
ministered to them —i. c., a heavy
fine or two. Justice Swain stands
ready to give the full dose to such
Section 7144- Every person who
shall cut down,* girdle, destroy or
injure any tree, timber or shrub on
the street or highway in front of
any person's house, village, town or
city los, or on the commons or pub
lic grounds of any village, town or
city, or on the street or highway in
front thereof, without lawful author
ity, shall be deemed guilty of a mis
demeanor, and upon conviction
thereof shall be punished by a fine
of not more than fifty dollars, or by
imprisonment in the county jail not
more than twenty days, or by both
such fine and imprisonment.
Section 7145 —If any person
shall maliciously or wantonly cut
down, destroy or injure any bush,
shrub, fruit-or other tree not his
own, standing or growing for fruit,
ornament or other useful purpose.or
shall wilfully break the glass in or
deface any building not his own, or
shall wilfully breakdown or destroy
any fence or hedge belonging to or
inclosing land not his own, or shall
■ wilfully throw down or open and
I leave down or open any bars, gate,
j fence or hedge belonging to or in-
I closing land not his own, or shall
, maliciously or wantonly sever from
; the land of another any produce
j thereof, such person, upon convic
tion thereof, shall be punished by
imprisonment in the county jail not
less than three months or more than
one year, or by a fine not less than
ten dollars or more than five hun
Fire Losses are Settled,
Colfax, Wash., Aug. 23.—The grain
fires nearMockanetuo and Diamond were
not as disastrous as was at first thought.
H. W. Goff, who held the insurance on
the grain of Chet Morlev and Frazier &
| Palmer, has settled the losses. Mr. Goff
I paid Mr. Morley $552.50, which is at the
rate of $10 per acre for 55 M acres of stand
ing grain burned. He paid Frazier &
Palmer $88.85 for a fraction less than nine
acres burned, all the grain being insured
at 10 per acre. The yield was estimated
at 30 bushels per acie.
BLACKMAN BROS. & CO.
| PULLMAN, WASH. * •
cojyiing- i»r daily
Special Sale this Week
CHILDREN'S SCHOOL SUITS
MASOH FRUIT JARS
Pints, 60 cents per doz. - :
Quarts^ 80 cents per doz^ \
Half-Gab., $U0 per doz. j
ECONOMY FRUIT JARS
Pints, $ 1 ,00 per doz.
Quarts, $1.25 per doz,
Half-Gab., $1.50 per doz.
This is the Vacuum Jar, and once used you will never go back to other kinds.
For Poultry and Eggs
we pay the highest market price. Eggs are
now 20 cents. Chickens, ioc per
pound, live weight.
BLACKMAN BIS. & COMFI