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NEWS OF YOUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS = SOUTH BAY Mr. and Mrs. N. P. Thornton have received word that their son George, living in Portland, has suffered a badly mashed foot. Mrs. Leila Hahn has been visiting in Seattle several days. A social will be held at South Bay Saturday evening to help pay for the piano recently purchased by the school district. Everybody is invited. C. H. Sylvester has bought a new Maxwell touring car. The Farmers' Card club met at the J. F. Robbins home Saturday night. 35 persons attending including five ▼isitors. Sandwiches, cake, coffee and oranges were served by the hos tess. The visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Ed Husk and Mr. and Mrs. Delbert Roberts of Olympia and Will Taylor. [The next meeting will be held at Lou Osborn's April 14. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Miller have moved back to their home from Se attle, where they spent several months. Mrs. Forest Kegley has been very sick, threatened with appendicitis, but is reported to be improving now. Alex Adair and fmily autoed to Tacoma Sunday, taking their daugh ter, Mrs. Alex Madden, that far on ber way home to Auburn. C. H. Sylvester and J. L. Longmire ■were helping C. A. Turner the fore part of this week, moving his house and preparing to erect an addition to it. Mrs. Davison has been having a se rlous time with an abscess. Mrs. Hannaford and Mrs. Robbins ■pent Wednesday at Mrs. Thornton's. GATE Helen Cooper is ill with penumonia. James Walker is home from camp nursing a bruised back. Ed Stelnman went to Aberdeen Sunday. Mr. E. Hunter and Miss Bertha pilcher, Mr. E. Tripp and Miss Elsie Pllcber, prominent young people of the younger set, stole a march on their many friends and went to Che >»»n» and were married March 24. Mr. William Ormsby went to Ro chester Tuesday to get his horses tihod. Mr. Hollis Knapp transacted bus iness in Centralla Tuesday. Messrs. F. F. and Lou Pllcher Mil Orindpa Cooper were home from tneaa in Oakville recently. Messrs. John and William Cooper and Oradpa Cooper were home from eamp Sunday. Uttle Clair Austin pasted away Sunday evening. He was sfck only a few days with pneumonia. Mr. and Mis. Austin have the heartfelt sym pathy of their many friends. Mr. Richardson and family have moved on the Mr. J. W. Bennett place. Kalis Heck was home from camp the first of the week. Uncle Joe Blair is convalescing. NIBQUALLY VALLEY w Mrs. J. C. Whitfe 'of Gertrude, Wash., 'spent a week with her son, Oacar White, Jwho is convalescing from his recent illness, at the J. A. Andersen home. Mrs. Andersen, Mrs. White and Mn. Wlxoh were Friday afternoon callers at the R. C. Hartman home. "Andy" McCall and Fred Galsen ■pent Thursday in Seattle. Walt Ackermata of Lincoln, Neb., was a brief visitor In our vicinity last week. Mrs. Wash Hartman and Mr. and Mn. F. Robinson and son motored to Olympia Friday. J. Andersen called on T. D. Morsas Monday evening. Big Time at Pleasant Glade. The Pleasant Glade Grange hall was the scene of a veritable "gather ing of the clans" last Saturday even ing, when another of the delightful reunions the various Granges have been giving lately was held. It took the form of an old-fashioned basket aocial with an equally old-fashioned spelling-bee as the meain features of the entertainment. More than 100 Grangers and their friends partici pated and the neat sum of $36.25 was raised to apply on the debt on the Orange hall. McLane Grange car- rled off the honorsMn the contest for the moat popular lady, the award going to Mrs. Florence Arnold, while Mrs. Jacob Gunstone, a member of Pleasant Glade Grange, received the prise for the champion speller. Rev. P. H. Mlxsell umpired the spelling contest and the male quartet from the United Churches of Olympia— Messrs. Gwinn, Elwell, Hall and Greenbank —added immensely to the evening's enjoyment. Pleasant Glade Grange extends thanks to all who co operated to make the occasion a suc • • . ill Tlli. WASHINGTON ST ANDARD, OLYMPJA, WASH.. FRI DAY. APRIL C, 1917 ROCKY PRAIRIE Glenn Whipple stopped hen- for a few hours Wednesday while on his way home to Chambers Prairie from N'apav in<». 1,. E. Ipe made a business trip to Tenino Monday. B. H. Smith has been on the sick list but is much better. ! F. P. Crawford drove into Tenino Saturday. Charles Shelley of Maytown spent Monday with his sister. Mrs. Whip ple. Mr. and Mrs. Chapman called on Mrs. Whipple Friday. Several of our young folks attend ed the party at Maytown Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. B. Risse spent Sunday afternoon at the Bush home. Miss Inez Clawson spent the week end at her home at Butler's Cove. Mr. Moeburg has finished planing his lumber and will ship it out as soon as cars can be secured. Fred Schonhard took a load of po tatoes to Tenino during the week. Fred raises the best of everything and always finds a ready sale for his products. Thursday, while taking his horses to the barn after watering them, La Vern Whipple had the misfortune to get kicked by one of them. He re ceived, besides a badly bruised arm, some fractured ribs, but is Improv ing nicely under the care of Dr. Wickman of Tenino, and the expert nursing of Mrs. Whipple. Peter Jensen delivered groceries here Saturday from his Little Rock store. L. E. Ipe and Will Watson have finished loading the cedar poles sold by B. H. Smith recently. Mike Risse came over from May town Saturday for a short visit at home. Mesdames Tierney and Murphy of Maytown spent Friday with Mrs. Risse and Mrs. M. Tierney. J. E. Pitman was in Maytown on business Monday. J. D. McGulre was a business vis itor In Olympia Mondy. George Barsamlan left Tuesday for Clifton, Oregon, where he will work on a milk ranch. Mrs. Whipple, Clement Stllson and George Barsamlan went to Tenino Tuesday. Mrs. J. D. McGuire is home after an extended stay in Olympia. Mrs. Watson enjoyed a visit from her sister, who lives at Grand Mound, during the greater part of the past week. HAYES Hildegard Wickle celebrated her tenth birthday Sunday by entertain ing her little friends at her home. Mrs. Seth Wisner's sister and fam ily from Seattle are spending their Easter vacation with Mrs. Wisner and their parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. Smith. Bert Miller and family expect to spend the summer with the former's mother, Mrs. N. E. Vogel. Alex Graham purchased a Ford truck recently. A surprise party was given Mrs. L. A. Woods last week. Refreshments were served and an enjoyable time is reported. Mr. Jim Turner is reported to be on the sick list. Ed Lyne met with a serious acci dent the other day when his car "turned turtle" on the South Union road, smashing the top of the car and breaking the wind shield. Grandma Hutson celebrated her 73 rd birthday Tuesday evening. She was pleasantly surprise by her neigh bors. The O. P. Lumber company has in stalled Its new machinery and is starting with a full crew again. PLEASANT GLADE Mrs. Gates Avery has gone to visit her son Harold near Big Sandy, Mont., and plans to go to North Da kota and visit a brother before re turning home. Mr. William H. Hawson of Sumas is visiting at the home of his son, Charles H. Hawson. A number of friends joined Mon day evening in helping Chrles Cramp celebrate his seventeenth birthday. Henry Dellne, wife and son of South Tacoma, accompanied by Lil lian Rinnan, visited the latter's pa rents, Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Rinnan, recently. Miss Elizabeth Porter, daughter of H. O. Porter of Oakville, returned home Thursday after a three weeks' visit at the George Sleater home. O. C. Van Jfouten visited at the R. B. Rowe home over Sunday, re turning to Seattle Tuesday. Charles H. Hawson and son Bert have gone on a prospecting trip to Calgary, Alta, in the hope of bene- fit ine the health of Bert, who is suf fering from bronchia! trouble. Mrs. llarrv Kliis and son Ray vis ited over Sunday at the' George Slea ter home. Ben Shincke and family have sold their ranch and moved to town. Mrs. Rena Ellis and children vis ited Myrtle Cramp Monday evening. Pleasant Glade will celebrate the patriotic rally proclaimed by Gov ernor Lister on Saturday, April 14, with a special program at the Grange hall to be given under the direction of Miss Littooy, the school teacher. Ice cream and refreshments will be served. WARD'S LAKE A surprise party was given Mrs. Martha Hutson at the family home on the Boulevard road on the occasion of her 73rd birthday, a number of neighbors and intimate friends at tending and serving cake and other dainties. She received numerous gifts, among them a beautiful Easter lily. Mrs. Hugh Klady and little daugh ter Helen visited at McCleary last week. A number of young people from this vicinity attended the old-fash ioned dance at the Spurgeon Creek Grange hall last Saturday evening. They report a fine time. A number of friends of Mrs. L. A. Woods gathered at her home one day last week and gave her a surprise party. The afternoon was spent in sewing and a delicious luncheon was served. INDEPENDENCE (Too late for last week.) Miss Sarilda Kerns returned to her home on the Nisqually Wednes day morning, after spending a week with Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Walker. Gene Pitcher was an Olympia vis itor Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Diamond enter tained a few of their friends Satur day evening. Cards afforded the pleasure of the evening and refresh ments were served. The guests were Messrs. and Mesdames Andrew Twe ten, Matt Tweten and A. Bystrom, Misses Sarilda Kerns and May Dia mond and Messrs. Martin Hinderlie, Nels Fosmark and Tom Ismay. Fred Llttlejohn was In Olympia Monday. Miss Dora Walker accompanied Miss Sarilda Kerns to her home Wednesday, where she will visit for a week. Mrs. Ed Diamond is on the sick list this week. 3 The school board held its meet ing Monday evening and Mrs. J. E. Walker was reappointed clerk. Mr. Matt Tweten was in Olympia Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Pitcher and sons, Orval and Gene, spent Wednes day evening with Mr. and Mrs. A. Tweten. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Llttlejohn were Olympia visitors Tuesday. PUGET Franz Swayne, who has been work ing at Nisson, returned home re cently. 1 Emma Reed spent last Saturday and Sunday with home folks at North Lake. Mr. and G. C. Swayne, who have been visiting home folks here, re turned to their home Tuesday of last week. Most of the Puget people attended the meeting at the school house last Saturday night to hear County Su perintendent O. C. Goss speak on consolidation. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Teets, Mr. Barnhprt and Mr. Alex Adair of South Bay and Mr. Carr of Mud Bay were also present, the lat ter making a short speech in favor of the consolidation. Franz Sv/ayne went to Tacoma Saturday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Arnold, son Nathan and daughter Edith visited at the Swayne home Sunday. Jess Swayne spent Saturday night with John Becker. Mrs. Neat and children spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alkire. John Becker Is the proud owner of an Indian motorcycle. D. A. Chipman left Puget Tues day and expects to be gone several days pruning trees. Emma and Earnest Reed and Ira Springer of North Lake called at the Swayne home Sunday. Edith Shull left for Firdale Thurs day to visit her sister, Mrs. Walter Pense. Earl Thompson of Tumwater vls- ited at the Becker home Sunday. Mrs. Nathan Arnold visited with Mrs. C. E. Town Saturday. Mrs. Frank Bullard left Puget Fri day for Tacoma where she expects to stay a few days. When Mr. O. R. Swayne started home from Olympia last Saturday, his team got frightened at an auto mobile at the foot of the Fourth street hill and ran away, throwing Mr. Swayne out of the rig and bruis ing him considerably. He is better at this writing. auto ACCIDENT At nisqually KILLS TWO * Alt PMXf.KS THKOIOH HIMIX.i: i:\II,l\(. TO ItAII.KOAO TRACKS lsKl<o\V. Motoring in Sunday's storm cost two lives. those of Frank Pridmore and Mrs. Charles Hunquist, a bride of a week, and in the serious injury of a third, Mrs. Pridmore, when the automobile in which they were rid ing skidded ami plunged through the railing of the wooden viaduct over the Northern Pacific tracks on the Nisqually hill and plunged 25 feet to the tracks below, just a few min utes before the afternoon train from this city arrived at that point. Charles Runquist, the fourth passen ger, wa9 uninjured, being only slightly bruised. All the members of the party resided at Steilacoom. The train was flagged by persons who happened to be at the Nisqually depot at the time, while others ran to give assistance. Mrs. Pridmore was taken to Tacoma on the train and is receiving treatment at the Tacoma General hospital, where it ( is said she has a chance for recovery, j The party had been on a fishing trip in this county, and was return ing to Steilacoom, when, running at considerable speed up the long Nls-| qually bridge through a driving rain, j Pridmore attempted to make the sharp "S" turn on the overhead tres-i tie. The front wheels failed to re-: spond and the machine crashed through the guard rail. Pridmore was killed instantly and Mrs. Run-' quist died within a few minutes. , Pridmore was head of the laundry department at the Western Wash ington asylum and Runquist is head meat cutter. Mrs. Runquist had been employed as a nurse at the asylum until her marriage the week before. This is the first serious accident on the viaduct, the sharp curves in which are to be eliminated by the construction of a new concrete bridge this spring. BUSH PRAIRIE 4 Elizabeth and Jack Aycr and Franklin Sumarlidason are home from the University for their spring vacation. Mr. and Mrs. A 1 Drewry and chil dren attended the operetta in Olym ■la last week. ? Mr. R. A. Cook and family autoed to Tacoma to spend the day with friends Sunday. Miss Lloyd of Delphi spent Mon day visiting the school. Misses Mollle and Louise Bush at tended the South Union party Sat urday night. Mrs. R. S. Cook is on the sick list. E. J, Hodge of Bordeaux spent a few days with his family ifcst week. Fred Relchel was a Tumwater caller Monday. (Several correspondence letters were unavoidably crowded out of this issue.) Conncil "Roa*ts" Crosby. Justice of the Peace Walter Cros by, who also acts as' police judge, was roundly scored by city council men at their regular meeting Tues day night, Councilman Masemore charging that Crosby suspends fines and "turns loose" violators of the speed laws arrested by the poliqe de partment. Councllmen Maynard and Knox also asserted, during the dis cussion, that the local speed limit should be raised to conform with the regulations of Tacoma and Se attle. Aspinwall Heads Game Club. Thirty-five members of the Thurs ton County Game association par ticipated in the annual banquet at the Elks' club last Friday night, at which Thos. M. Vance, chairman of the county game commission, pre sided. C. C. Aspinwall was elected president of the association, Ross Chilson vice president, and A. J. Aus tin treasurer. Memorial resolutions in honor of the late R. A. Cruikshank a member of the association, were adopted. Basket Social at Puget April 28. Speaking, singing and various forms of entertainment are prom ised at a basket social to be given at the Puget school April 28, at which the baskets will be sold to the highest bidders and a prize of a box of candy will be given to the one bringing the nicest basket. Ev ery one is invited to attend the so cial. An outbreak of scarlet fever has resulted in the closing of the Little Rock school upon orders of County Superintendent Goss, and it is ex pected that sessions will not be re sumed until the latter part of the month. The Rochester and River side schools are also closed on ac count of an epidemic of measles. This Farmer Bought a "I had as good a herd of cows as mv neighbor, he said, "and fed more expensive food. "But his cows brought him sl6, mine only sl2. "The $4.00 was his silo. "This convinced me." Of course you will buy—buy now and BUY THE BEST— Buy a Tung-Lok~"The Silo of No Regrets" MADE BY THE Union Lumber Co. UNION MILLS, WASH. Special Thurston County representative: W. D. COOK, R. P. D. No. 1, Olympia. Phone 12F23. "We don't please everybody; but we try." Easter Brings thoughts of new wearing apparel, and your footwear plays a more Important part of your costume than ever before. As usual, our styles are the fashion leaders of the season, and the quality of our shoes has been kept up to the standard which has made the name EKREM synonymous with good shoes. AT YOUR SERVICE. EleremShoe Company 423 MAIN STREET Parent-Teachers Name Delegates. Mrs George H. Funk, Mrs. B. H. Bowen and Mrs. William Chambers will represent the local Parent- Teacher circles at the annual con vention in North Yakima the fore part of next month, having been elected at a recent meeting of the officers' council at the home of Mrs. Iva Satrerlee. The council at that time also went on record as opposed to elaborate gifts and dresses at graduation exercises. MrCorkle Wins Thompson Suit. Trial of the SIO,OOO . damage suit brought by William Thompson againßt former Sheriff Fred W. Mc- Corkle ended in a verdict In Mc- Corkle's favor late last Friday night, after a trial lasting Ave days. At torneys Troy & Sturdevant and Qeo. F. Yantis conducted McCorkle's case. He will probably now appeal t<\ the state supreme court from the verdict in ftie Fred Kusah case, similar to the Thompson suit, in which Kusah obtained a judgment for fl,ooo. A plea of not guilty to the charge of a statutory crime preferred by D. Aseltine and embodied in an infor mation filed direct in the superior court by Prosecuting Attorney O'Leary, was entered by Walter E. Hall, a South Bay farmer, when ar raigned before Superior Judge Mitchell Monday. Judge Mitchell reduced his bail from $5,000 to $4,- 000. The date for his trial has not been set. Washington street, from Third north to C, the entreway to the yards of the Sloan Shipyards Corpor ation, is to be graveled Immediately, an ordinance authorizing the im provement having been passed by the city council Tuesday night. The council also ordered the laying of YOU'LL WANT "HAN AND" NEXT WINTER Preserve eggs now with Water Glass. ' Pints 15c, Quarts 26c, Gal lons 75c. PRIGMORE & SEARS Progressive Druggists. 501 Phone Main St. 52 "VVatcJi for our Surprise Bag Sale Saturday, April 14. concrete sidewalks on Rodgers and Hancock streets. From 1,500 to 2,000 sacks of seed oysters will be sold by the state flsh commission to private growers this spring at the following prices per sack, f. o. b. scows at the state beds: Oakland and North bays, $2; Oyster bay, sl. The open season for selling this year is from April 21 to April 25, inclusive. The state reserves the right to open Clifton reserve at a later date.