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A fla;.? drill and concert was given at Ranke hall last Thursday evening for the benefit of the A. M. E. church. Miss Myrtle Warmack of Bremerton spent several days in the city a^ the guest of Mie. George Ridecut. A grand reception will he given in honor of the Young Ladies' Soiree So cial club in the course of two weeks. Revival meetings are being held at the Mt. Zion Baptist church and will continue foi two weeks more. Miss Oldwin celebrated her t.ur teenth birthday last Monday and wa> the recipient of a number of useful presents. The Unique Social club did not meet last Wednesday evening, which was due to the fact that so many ol its members are on the ?ick list. The Colored Baptist, ministers and deacon institute which convened at the Mt. Zion Baptist church on the 18th finished its labors the following Monday evening. The concert given at the Mt. Zion Baptist church last Monday evening by the Silverleaf Musical club was a grand success as well as a creditable entertainment. The Booker T. Washington Literary club held their regular meeting last Wednesday evening. A good program was rendered to an appreciative audi ence. Mrs. B. Oxidine of San Francisco was the guest of honor if an after noon tea last Wednesday evening from 3 to 5 o'clock at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Washington. The decorations were green and yellow. Mrs. Washington and Miss Nellie Cousine were hostesses and were as sisted by Mrs. Jackson, who presided at the punch bowl, Miss Johnston at the chocolate, Miss Selby at the tea RIGHT NOW 15 THE TIME TO BUY CRESCENT LAWN MOWERS THEY ARE Easy to Buy Easy to Run Easy to Sharpen Easy to Repair ioin. Blade $3.00 12 in. Blade 3 25 14 iv. Blade 3.50 16 in. Blade 3.75 18 in. Blade 4.00 Spelger & Hurlbut Second and Union table Miss Harvey at the bon-bon. Their were about forty quests pres ent. Mr. John T. Gayton hai charge of the Federal court building. Miss Ida Hill is again employed at the court house. Mr. E. S. Meyer of Bremerton hur riedly done the town last Tuesday. Mrs. W. T. Rudd is at the home of Mrs. Deßoe, who is still seriously ill. Tnat was a pretty nice picture of Thomas Wood in last Sunday's Post liitelligencer. Personal notices telephoned into the office of The Republican will be given careful attention. Main 305. Dr. Samuel Burdett returned from Walla Walla the first of the week, whither he went to clandestinely file on some homestead claims located in the wilds of Franklin county. The colored waiters at the Rainier- Grand have been given a lieve of ab sence. Their place.s were filled by white boys. Too much fun was the cause of the change. EVEREET NOTES. There was a social given at the A. M. E. Church Thursday evening, March 17th, to raise money to repair the parsonage. Mrs. R. W. Richardson gave a re ception in honor of Mrs. B. Oxen dine. Wednesday evening, March 16th, at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Jacobs. Aside from the social fea tures of the reception a literary and musical program was rendered, which was as follows: Recitation, Mrs. Jacobs; piano solo, Rev. Shephard; duett, Mr. Jacobs and Mr. Wilson. R*ev. Nichols, Mr. Jefferson and Mr. A. Dean, all responded to toasts. Among those present were: Rev. S. G. Wil son and wife and Miss Wilson, Rev. W. E. Nichols; Mr. and Mrs. M. B. THE SEATTLE REPUBLICAN office: 1414 SECOND AVENUE Phone Main 305 linUf DtAIIVI Easfer Novelties in NUW KhAUI! Wearing apparel for Everybody. Jefferson, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Wat son, Rev. A. J. Shephard, Miss Jessie Smith, Mrs. B. Bdds, Miss Vivian Al ton, Mrs. F. Williams, and Mr. A. Dean. One of the pioneer colored waiters of this section of the country takes exception to the statement in the "P.-I." last Sunday, to the effect that, Thomas Wood, head waiter at the Hotel Washington, was the first col ored head waiter to run a crew in Se attle. James Orr holds that honor, if honor it be, he having had charge of the Arlington hotel in 1882, with sev enteen men, which he held until 1884. On leaving that place he took charge of the Occidental hotel, vhere now stands the Hotel Seattle. Prior to coming to Seattle he was bead waiter at the Palace hotel in San Fraricisco. Both Mr. Thomas Johnson and Mr. Wright preceded Mr. Wood as head waiters in Seattle, they having had charge of the Rainier hotel, which was then located on Fifth avenue between Marion and Columbia. The Bijr Cut Price Sale of Pianos and Organs at D. S. John ston Co.'s, 903 Second avenue, is at tracting buyers from every direction. The values are genuine and no greater bargains were ever offeree! here. It will pay you to take advantage of this money-saving opportunity if you will need a Piano or Organ in the next six months, as you can save from $75 to $100 on a Piano, and $25l to $40 on an Organ. All instruments sold on easy payments and guaranteed to be as rep* resented. We also sell The Simplex Piano Player, Columbia talking ma chines and small musical instruments D. S. JOHNSTON CO. 903 Second Aye. Burke Bldg. NOTICE—SHERIFFS SALE OP REAL Estate. Sheriff's Office. State of Washington. County of Kins:, »s. By virtue of an alias execution Issued out of the Honorable Superior Court of King County, on the 18th day of February, 1004, by the Clerk thereof. In the cnße of Ella M. Ward, plaintiff, versus Fred 8. Twltchetl and Mary Twltchell, hit wife, defendants. No. 37.102. and to me, at Sheriff, directed and delivered: Notice Is hereby given, that I will pro ceed to sell at public auction to the high est biilder for cash, within the hours pre scribed by law for Sheriff's sales, to-wlt: nt ten o'clock a. m. on the 2nd day of April, A. D. 1004. before the Court Ilonse door of sold King County. In the State of Washington, all of the right, title, and Interest of the said defendants !n and to the following described pronerty. situated In Klne County. State of Washington, to wlt: The South hnlf (%) of Lot Three (3). and all of Lots four (4) nnd five (5), in Rlock nine (0), of Young's Addition to the City of Seattle, levied on as the prop erty of defendants to satisfy a judgment, amounting to Thr»e thousand eight hun dred fnrtvflve and 37-1 on Dollars, and costs of suit. In favor of the plaintiff. Dated this 10th day of Fohrnnrv. 1004. F.D. CrnirTEE. Sheriff. By WM. CORCORAN, Deputy. NOTICE In t>e Superior Court of Klner County. St»te of Wsv«Hnpton. In tn>- rratterof tb« npnllfuHon <f G-ifn Chemicl Company to be dissolved and disincorporated. To whom 1t irvy cnnc*"": N^ttce Is hereby plvpnthat Orlffln Cbem'on] C^mp'nv. acornora tlon nre nizpd nnd"r thp la"'* "f the State of Wa'hinsrton and havlnir its office nn<i principal plaop nf husfnpss 1n the City of "Spnttle Kintr C^iintv Wnsh'nirton h'spre'entrdtoHon Tipyd J Ta'lman. one of the J'lritfß of tne gqlrt court, a tWttion for th« dießolntlon and <Mi>inrnrpora- M"n of saW corporation accompanied hv a rer tiflcate of it«i proper nßli'sr* settirsr forth that at a, me"tlnfi of the s^o^knoldpro ca'l°d forthw pur pose. It wan rt» olded by "innlm"us vote that all the stofUholrtpr" to dls«olve and the *a'<l pornomtlnn". »ri>l the coTt bavlnp fixed AorM S. 1904. for thp *PBTin.T of >al<l prtitton, nottrp la therefor"given 'h»t tve "wild nppli'-ation will rom« ii" fo>*hp"lrln<»Tnirc ii'lntt:' thpordprof Bat" J"fl"f nn the »th day of Anril 1004. «t 9:RO o'plirk A-M . n* th° f!f>urt, House 1" t*"> said City "f Seattle, County of King. State of Wash nKton. In witnps« whereof. I have spt. my hand and seal ttls 4th day of February, 1904. C A. KOEPFLI, County Clerk and eT-^fflcl^ C'erV of the Super ior Court of King County. Washington. By J. M. Brewo'er, Deputj February 4, April 8.