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NEWS OF YOUK FRIENDS 'KMTOIIS NOT K.—TO »\H UK 1M lUJt \1 ION Ol NEWS LETTERS Dl'KlNii THi: CI UItKNT WE! K. COURESPONHKNTS MIOIMI MAIL THEM SO THKY A\ 11-T. REACH THIS OI'KiCE NOT LATER THAN WEDNESDAY NIC.HT. \VHK\K\ Kit \NY ITKMS SENT lIV COURK 6PONRKNTS AltK OMITTED. II IS SOLELY BECAI SE THEY HKIIK RECEIVER TOO LATE KOH PI'BLIC\TION. AVE WILL (iLAI)LY PRINT ALL OK THKSK NEWS LETTKHS WE CAN (JET AND ONLY ASK YOUIt COOPERATION IN SEEING THAT THEY REACH IS IN TIME.) PLUM STATION Mrs. Parkinson of Napavine, wife Of a former operator at this place, Yisited Mrs. Kratz on Thursday of last week. Miss Mable Campbell returned from Olyrapia Tuesday and is visiting tte Nelsons for a few days. Mrs. McCorkle is spending some fime with her daughter at Chehalis. lire. Spirlock Is in Olvmpla this lreek visiting her sister, Mrs. Ange lina Campbell, who is sick with the grgippe at the home of her son, Mr. Ed Campbell. Mr. C. J. Van Ornum of Clinton tflle, Wis., who has been visiting his daughters, Mrs. E. A. Collins of OlTut, and Mrs. Beck of Olympia, for some months past, left for home Wednesday morning, toing by way of California. • • * * EUREKA Miss May Robinson returned home last Saturday from Bellingham where •he had been attending school. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Morris attend ed the "Hard Times Social" at the Moorhead school house last Saturday. Mrs. Rose Medley and daughter TOlma were visiting the first of the week at the home of her parents, Mr. a&d Mrs. Reynolds. Mr. Fred Cubit was a Tacoma visit or last week. Alfred Morris, wife and son How ard, who have been visiting his par «nts, returned to their home in Yelm Wednesday. Mrs. Fisher of Yelm came Tuesday to see her daughter, Mrs. Harley ' Morris, who is sick with the grippe. Quite a number in this neighbor hood are having a selge of the grippe and there is hardly a family with out someone sick. Mrs. Gibbons of Centralia was a week end visitor at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Grover. • * • * LAOEY The Lacey Social and Athletic Clnb gav« Its initial dance in the new ball laat Saturday evening. About 80 frtople attended and all had a pleas ant time. The club met Wednesday •rating to arrange plans for a Leap Tear dance. The Sewing Club met at the home ot Mrs. J. R. Miller this week. Every one spent a pleasant afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Meyer of Delphi visited at the home of Mrs. Meyer's father, David Fleetwood, during the Vaat week. Mr. R. W. Ball made a business trip to Tacoma this week. Gordon and Anna Foy motored to Tacoma Sunday. • * • • PINE GROVE ✓ William Eickhoff's family are •are having their share of the grippe, •aven down at one time. Robert Whltham went to Seattle "Wednesday of this week for a few 4aya* visit with his children. Mrs. R. H. Carpenter is on the sick Mrs. McCay and daughter Nellie •are visiting in Olympla this week. • • • • Phonographs, 6 cents down and 5 ■cants additional per week. Adolph Malland, at the Bookstore. 1-4-tf CHAMBERS' PRAIRIE Mr. Dell Whidden drove to Olym pia Saturday. Mr. Harper and daughter, Miss Myrtle, drove to Olympia Tuesday. There will be preaching services at the schoolhouse next Sunday even ing. Mr. Walter Homel drove to Olym pia Tuesday. Mr. Moore and Mrs. Mooney were In Olympia Monday on business. Mr. Louis Barnard took little Mar- Jorie to town Tuesday. Mr. Nystrom drove to town Tues day. The P. L. S. held a very interest ing meeting at the schoolhouse Sat urday evening, one feature of the evening being a debate: Resolved, That poorly cooked food is more in juroTtre to a man's health than the tobacco babit. Messrs. Jenkins and Davis motored to town Tuesday in the former's car. The Y. P. S. C. E. held its regular frailness meeting at the schoolhouse AND NEIGHBORS laM Friday evening. After ttie busi ness was transacted a carnival was staged and the net proceeds were 11.50. Mr. Brownell drove to Olympia Monday. Mr. Walter Barnard was an Olym pia visitor Tuesday. • • * * LITTLE ROCK The Ladies' Aid met at the home of Mrs. Laura Dooley. The ladies were much interested in a demonstration of the wearing qualities of aluminum by Mr. and Mrs. Maroe and Mr. Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. Will Hoage and daughters Willa and Ruth of Olym pia were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hoage Sunday. The Misses Hazel Smith, Irma Brown and Mildred Kotick of Olym pia spent the week-end at home Mrs. Albert Rutledge spent Mon day afternoon with Mrs. J. F. Brown. Mrs. Roy Hoage was an Olympia visitor last Friday. The boys of the town have rented the Socialist hall for basketball prac tise with the school team. The school team expects to play a game with the Tono school team in the near future. • » • • SNEIDER'S PRAIRIE Miss Ella Baker and Miss Schoult were in the city for a few days last week, taking eight grade examina tion. Mrs. R. Weatherill and Miss Edith Young called on Mrs. W C. Young and mother one day last week. Lester Trigg spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Kernodle and family. Mrs. Matt Twohy has been on the ■lck list for the past week. James and Charles Pratt were in the city Monday. Donald Young returned home after spending a week with his brother of Olympia. Mr. L. S. Whitney was in the city Monday. Messrs. George, Richard and Will lam Weatherill spent Saturday even ing with Mr. E. T. Young and fam ily. Mr. A. K. Brown was in the city Monday. The young folks of this vicinity enjoyed some fine coasting on Hob's hill one night last week. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Countryman were in the city Monday. James Kelly and Lester Trigg were out for a hunt and bagged a fine raccoon. Mrs. Perry Baker called on her mother, Mrs. A. C. Smith, Monday. J. A. Morrow motored to the city Monday. MISB Edith Young called on Mrs. J. A. Morrow Sunday. Reportß from Ernest Weatherill, who is visiting in Montana, indicate extreme cold weather. • • • * BUSH PRAIRIE R. A. Cook and Tom Whiting are dehorning cattle this week. Mr. John Bush, Mrs. A 1 Drewry, Mrs. Nellie Reichel and Delia Cook are victims of the grip. Mr. and Mrs. Ollafson went to Tumwater the other day to see Mrs. Ollafson's mother, Mrs. Christian son, who has been sick with lagrippe. Mrs. W. Dibble is able to be about again after having been injured by falling down stairs. R. A. Cook is doctoring a sick colt. Mrs. Hannah Brainard is attend ing Mrs. David Drewry while Mrs. George Dyer is in Olympia, called there by the illness of her daughter. Mrs. David Drewry's health re mains about the same. Mrs. R. A. Cook visited her sister, Mrs. Velie, and father, Mr. Moore, at Brighton Park one day last week. Will White was out selling clams one day last week. Mr. Cook keeps busy taking his girls and the teacher to and from school each day this snowy weather. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Johnson spent Monday at Fir Tree visiting their daughters, Mrs. Charles Moore and Mrs. Ada Sawyer. Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Meek have been very sick with the grip. Mrs,. Gertrude Drewry was an Olympia visttor Monday. Mrs. E. J. Hodge and daughter Alice visited with Mrs. A. E. Shel don and Mrs. May Freitag Monday. Mil. WASJ||N«;T()X STANDARD. FRIDAY. .TANFARY 1016. FAIRVIEW Miss Lcdiia Shelly spent the week et.d with Anna Pallet-. Mrs. Miller ami .-on Cecil of Lyn don, Wash., anil her mother, Mr.-. Hi-vino! Aberdeen, have been visit ing Mr. ami Mrs J. Benton the past week. Mr. and Mrs. U. Hates were in Olynipia Friday on business. Mrs. (). C!. Hates entertained the Friendship Circle in a delightful way last Wednesday. All of the members were present and fancy work and conversation passed a very pleasant afternoon. Refreshments were served at 5 o'clock by the hostess. A party of friends surprised Mrs. Miller and Mrs. Hevin, who are visit ing at the Benton home, last Satur day evening. Games and a jolly good time were enjoyed by all. At midnight supper was served. Mr«. J. Brasch visited at the home of Mrs. R. W. Bates one afternoon last week. Miss May Ramberg spent the week-end in Olynipia with her par ents. Curtis and Thomas Hutson and Hartley Bates were in Tumwater last Friday, taking examinations. Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Bates and fam ily and Miss Ramberg spent last Sun day evening with Mr. and Mrs. J. Brasch. J. Bozarth was in Olympia Mon day. ♦ • • » ELD INLET Mrs. A. J. O'Connor, who is spend ing the winter in Seattle, spent a few days at her home here last week. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hodges of this place drove to Gate last Sunday and moved their household goods. Mrs. L. C. Campbell of Tacoma was an over-Sunday visitor at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ahearn. Messrs, Millner McLane, B. J. Shannon and Ivan Swlgart went to Montesano this week on business. Mrs. B. J. Shannon and baby vis ited Sunday with Mrs. L. C. Camp bell and Mr. and Mrs. Ahearn. Last Saturday evening there was a large cougar seen on Mr. Ahearn's farm. Miss Margaret McLane visited over Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Matt Twohy. Miss Ethel Wages, who Is attend* ing high school in Olympla, visited over-Sunday with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Herod Wages. The wild birds in this vicinity were well taken care of during the snow storm. The thaw the fore port of this week left the roads in bad condition. Miss Inez McKenzie left last Satur iny for Faribault, Minn., to resume her studies after spending the Christ mas holidays with her mother, Mrs. Peter McKenzie. • * * • NORTH LAKE Mr. and Mrs. Jack Adair called at L. Johnson's one day last week. Mrs. Bump, Mrs. Reed and Mrs. Kistler called on Mrs. Alex Adair Wednesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Springer and daugh ters spent Sunday at Ralph Spring er's of Pleasant Glade. Mrs. Haydeen spent Tuesday at Alex Adair's. Laura Bump and Emma and Frankle Reed spent Thursday after noon at Mrs. L. M. Springer's. Laura, Annie, Forney and Robert Bump, Ruth and Margaret Haydeen, Ira, Fred and Delbert Springer and Wendell Baggenstos spent Sunday afternoon at Reed's. Mrs. Haydeen visited with Mrs. Reed Saturday. Mrs. Bump and Mrs. Reed called on Mrs. L. M. Springer Monday after noon. Wendell Baggenstos called at George Bump's Thursday afternoon. • • • * BUTLER'S COVE. The West Olympia Telephone com pany held its annual meeting Mon day evening at the home of Mrs. S. E. Clyde. The officers. President N. C. Christen sen, Secretary J. L. Brick en and Trustee T. J. Church were re-elected. At the meeting of the Jolly Good Fellows' club, Friday evening, sides were chosen by two captains, Elmer Kaiser and Roy Strange, for a series of three games to be played during the next few weeks. The side losing two games is to give a banquet to the winners. The first game of the aeries will be played Friday evening. Mrs. Elliott Spring and daughter Katherine have gone to South Bend to spend a few weeks with her brother. Misses Lois Payne and Hazel Mc- Clelland spent the week-end at the home of Mrs. S. E. Clyde. • • * • SOUTH BAY Alicia and Muriel Sleater are vis iting their aunt, Mrs. Arthur Bryn infr. Gladys Taylor spent Sunday with Gladys Parse. Mr. Shoobridge, an African mis sionary. (.'aM' a very interesting talk at the Grange hall Sunady evening. Mrs. Barnhart and daughter Net tie spent Sunday with Mrs. Joe Frost of Sherlock. Dean l'ickett has gone to Tacoma tor a visit. Johnny and Harold Rogers took dinner Monday at C. A. Rose's. Andrew Faulk and Will Taylor spent Monday evening at Sain Mad den's. Lois Madden spent Saturday in Olympia with Vivia Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. George Parse and family spent Sunday at the Capehart home. Mrs. Sam Madden and Lois visited at Lohrer's Sunday evening. Mrs. Lelia Hann and son are vis iting friends in Seattle. Stanley Madden and Ross Whit taker spent Sunday afternoon with Walter Lohrer. The South Bay Needlecraft Society will give an old-fashioned quilt-tieing bee Thursday afternoon, February 3, at the Grange hall, with a candy pull in the evening. All ladies are cor dially invited for the afternoon and to supper, while everybody is invited for the evening, especially teh young people. Each lady is requested to bring about two cups of sugar for making candy. • * * • Kor Sale —Young cow, 2V2 years old; good milker; price, $35. Phone 6FII. * * * * PLEASANT OLADE Mrs. Tom Sleater is staying in town with her mother, Mrs. W. J. Abernethy. Mrs. Horace Porter spent Thurs day with Miss Ruth Thrush. Mrs. Jacob Gunstone visited at D. Springer's last Tuesday. Miss Zoe Van Houten is visiting at R. B. Rowe's. Dr. Longaker was called out Tues day to attend Charles Hawson's baby. The Pleasant Glade and St. Mar tin's college basketball teams played at the Grange hall Saturday night, the latter winning by a score of 31 to 21. Mr. Joe Longmire is reported to be resting well after his recent oper ation. Mrs. H. C. Ellis is making an in definite stay in Olympia. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Robbins are going to move to Idaho. They ex pect to leave next Tuesday. * • • * SOUTH UNION Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hartsuck spent the afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Ball one day last week. Mrs. M. J. Haight visited her sis ter-in-law, Mrs. Ekstadt, Monday and Tuesday. Mr. W. J. Abbott was in Olympia for a couple of days this week on business. Tuesday seemed to be a "go-to town" day for South Union. Mrs. John Gunstone and daughters made a trip to the ranch Saturday. Mrs. W. K. Ball visited Mrs. John Gunstone Tuesday. There are still a number of resi dents here suffering with lagrippe. The three Eskert brothers from Seattle were visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Dowman Sun day. Mr. W. J. Abbott had the misfor tune to lose a fine milch cow and a thoroughbred heifer last week. | Sixty Thurston county residents have been called for service on the February Jury, when the trials of the other persons involved in the Indus trial Insurance frauds will take place. There are 24 women and 26 men in the venire, as follows: District I—E. L. Wolf, Oscar Grout, E. R. Lawrence, B. P. Brazel, J. C. Jeffers, Charles Sorenson, Hen ry Mallory, Mrs. N. C. Davis, Mrs. W. J. Foster, Mrs. E. L. Berneche, Mrs. Robert Yantis, J. B. Johnson, Mrs. E. T. McPherson, A. J. Lewis, C_ A_ Billings, Mrs. C. A. Warner, J_ L_ Peters, Mrs. William Klaumbush, Mrs. C. A. Billings, Mrs. W. G. Mar tin. District 2—D. Simon, J. S. Kerns, Rochester; Mrs. A. H. Sullivan, Little Rock; Mrs. N. S Hankins, Tumwater; Mrs. R. A. Cook, Tumwater; F. C. Myers, Delphi; C. H. Rodgers, Tum water; Mrs. W. J. Stark, Tumwater; Mrs. J. B. Norman, George Mitchell, Gate; Willis Farrow, Tumwater; Mrs. John Carlson, Rochester; Mrs. J. A. Carr, Mrs. C. A. Craddick, Tumwater; Mrs. J. W. Britton, Little Rock; H. O'Hare, Elizabeth Maag, J. A. Bailey, Tumwater; Albert Schneider, Mrs. Jay Bolton. District 3—Mrs. M. M. Conway, Mrs. C. L. Rogers, Mrs. F. A. Mullen, Mrs. L. C. Clayton, Yelm; H. Rein hardt, Lacey; Mrs. George Westcott, Tenino; Mrs. Fred Johnson, Yelm: Mrs. W. A. Moore, Puget route; Mrs. George W. Bell, Olympia; Edward Butsoh, Yelm; Mrs. S. L. Thompson, ( Tenino; Mrs. Charles Jackson, Ten-' The Best Groceries Cost No Wore Than the Others When you trade here you buy such well-known high grade brands as MAXIMUM CANNED GOODS PYRAMID FLOUR GOLDEN WEST COFFEE Phone Your Orders. One free delivery daily to all custo mers living within five miles of Olympia. Four deliveries daily in city. Our hay and feed are the best —prices right. REDER & PHILLIPS "THE QUALITY GROCERS" 207 East Fourth Street Phone 593-594 "WE DON'T PLEASE EVERYBODY—BUT WE TRY." NEWEST STYLES NEWEST IN S 3EST QUALITY BEST At LOWEST PRICES LOWEST Ekrem Shoe Company 423 MAIN STREET OLYMPIA Nothing Succeeds Like Success We point with pride to our past record of successful merchan dising and invite YOU to join with US in building up the largest cash concern in the Northwest. WE PAY 10% TO INVESTORS. ASK US ABOUT THIS M. C. TEBBETTS, Inc Office, rear Bolster & Barnes Store. Fourth and Columbia Sts. Ino; Mrs. A. J. Coates, Yelm; M. M. Conway, W. B. Waddell, Rainier; Charles A. Bates, Bucoda; Mrs. Will iam Teets, Puget; A. F. Manke, Rai nier; Mrs. H. O. Blanchard, Yelm; Mrs. W. A. Manke, Rainier. CON6MTUUITE KENNEY Local Banker Praised by Colleagues for Obtaining Livestock Isnurance. Frank M. Kenney, cashier of the Olympia National bank, through whose efforts during the past year Washington farmers are now able to obtain livestock insurance from two different companies with the prospect of a third company soon, was the re cipient of many congratulations from his fellow financiers during his at tendance at the meeting of the exec utive council of the Washington State Bankers' Association in North* [Yakima last Saturday. "For the first time in the history of the state of Washington," said the Yakima Daily Republic, in an ac count of an interview with Mr. Ken ney, "farmers owning herdß of un registered livestock are able to pro tect their animals with insurance in thoroughly reliable companies. * * • To F. M. Kenney, cashier of the Olympia National bank, more than to any other one man belongs the credit for bringing this condition about." Mr. Kenney, who is president of the Southwest group of the associa tion, announced upon his return Wednesday that its annual meeting will be held May 17 at either Cen tralia or Chehalis. The state asso ciation will hold its convention in Everett, June 15-16-17. The local lodge of Elks this week announced that their annual "shirt waist dance" will be held at the Tumwater clubhouse Saturday even ing, and, remembering the fun had on previous occasions, Olympians are • looking forward to a mighty jolly 'time Saturday evening. The Bookstore if offers TRAOC MARK VALENTINE NOVELTIES lc to 25c each. VALENTINE PLACE CARDS From 10c per box. VALENTINE TALLY CARDS 25c per dozen. VALENTINE HEARTS 10c box. VALENTINE SEALS 10c box. VALENTINE CUT-OUTS 10c box. VALENTINE POSTCARDS 6 for sc. CREPE PAPERS, CARDBORAD VALENTINE CREPE PAPER ROPE FOR BASKET MAKING The Bookstore OLYMPIA Phone 1 Mall orders whipped same (lay.