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■♦I I II I PAVEMENTS IN WALLA WALLA Bids to Be Opened May 1 for Work Costing Nearly a Million. Walla Walla, Wash.. April 27.—Bids for the construction of the pavement to be laid in this city this spring will be opened here Monday. May 1. A large number of bidders and keen com petition is expected. One firm desired to bid on the six kinds of pavement to be considered for the 19 blocks to be paved. The certified check necessary to accompany the bids would amount to $49,000, which is 5 per cent of $980,000, the cost of pavement to be constructed. Objections are being received by the city administration from people who hold small parcels of property, but these objections are being overcome and the work will commence as soon as the contractors are decided upon. SAVINGS OF SCHOOL CHILDREN Total Now in the Bank of Over $20,000 to Their Credit. Spokane, April 26.—The Spokane and Eastern Trust company has made a statement showing that during the week ending April 21, $111.04 was de posited by the pupils of the different schools of the city «through the savings system in vogue in the schools. The highest deposit for the week was from the Holmes school, which turned in *84 .97. The Washington was second with $13.88 and the Hawthorne third with $11.30. The total now on deposit in the school fund is $20,321.27, the five schools having the highest deposits be ing as follows: Washington. $3,345.10; Irving. $3,252.75; Holmes, $2,185.76; Garfield, $2,006.53. MAKE LAND DEAL8 AT PALOUSE D. F. Trimble Balia Ona Farm and Buys Another. Colfax. Wash., April 27—D. P. Trim ble, of Colfax, has sold a farm six miles northeast of Palouse to W. Wolheter for $35 an acre. The sale Includes one third of the growing crop, Mr. Trimble ~has bought the Smith farm, six miles east of Palouse, on the Palouse river, for $25 an acre. He expects-to make his home on his new farm. Each tract contained 320 acres. Mr. Trimble is one of the pioneers of this section and farmed near Colfax for many years. but notd his farms near here three | years ago, and since that time has llv- i ed In Colfax, with the exception of ! about one year spent in Oregon. j - —-■ , Rockford News. j Rockford. Wash., April 27.—Depart- I ment Commander Frank M. Davis and 1 Mrs. Davis are paying an official vis*t to the John T. Whymaji post No. 46. i G. A. R. Exercises are being held in the Sons of Veterans hall this after noon. Comrades from Fairfield and ! Latah are In attendance. j A large delegation Of Rockford peo-| pie left Friday morning to attend the ashington state Sunday school con ventton In Spokane. Lodge No. 9678, Modern Woodmen of America, gave one of its popular entertainments. Including a dance, in I. O. O. F. hail last night. Carrying Liquor in Horascollart Is tha Latast Wrinkls. The newest thing in bootlegging In the Indian territory has been brought to light and among the old officials of the territory. The scheme la a good one. and has been worked successfully for several months. At a grading camp near Davis it was generally known that boose could be had. but no one seemed willing to tell where they got It. An officer was sent there to locate* the guilty party.' It was noticed that On certain days one of the teamsters would make a trip to Gainesville. Texas, and would always take on each load a long pair of horse hollars. At first thixdid not create sus picion. The team used Was a big one »nd the i/dlnrs appeared to require mending. Immediately after his return to the camp the officer noticed more or less gayety and loud talk In every tent throughout the camp. During the dnv he would keep close lookout for bot tles, etc. Nothing, of the sort could he found, although there was boose In evidence. Finally the officer noticed one day this man who drove a large team and frequently took a pair of -horsecoiiars w fth him to Gainesville re move one of the collars and carry It to the river bank near by. He also noticed several Other workmen down there. This gave the officer his clue and the ! Valley Lumber & Mfg. Co. General Mill Work. Clearwater Lime. O ment. Lumber in Quarter Sawed Oak, Manie, Fir. Pine, Tamarac and California Red W«*od The most complete stock and the : Best Equipped Factory in the Inland Empire SLOT MACHINES IN COLFAX After Having Been Retired Nearly Two Years. Colfax, Wash., April 27.—Slot ma chines are again in evidence in Col fax. After a retirement of nearly two years the machines have recently been replaced upon the counters of the cigar stores and their steady click can be heard at all hours. By what authority the machines have again been placed in use is not known. When the felony gambling law went Into effect two years ago next June all of the slot machines retired from business and have since been in re tirement. A short time ago a local cigar store placed a slot machine on its counter.: No action „was taken by the authorities and soon other machines appearetj. Now there are several ma chines aï work in Colfax and they are well pktr'onized. Only merchandise machinés are used. These pay the win ner In cigars or other merchandise. Farmington Notes. Farmington, Wash.. April 27.—Frank M. Davis, department commander of the G. A. R. of Washington and Alaska will visit Fred Lander post here Thurs day. A reception will be tendered him and his wife, who accompanies him on his tour through Washington. Charles Pears has broken ground on the northeast corner of Main and First streets preparatory to erecting a hotel. The building will be a two story frame. W. E. Hyde is painting his residence situated in the entfern part of the town. May Service and Lura Grimm, after spending the Easter holidays with their parents, returned to Whitman college Tuesday to resume their stud ies. A number of the members of Farm ington lodge will attend the anniver sary of the I. O. O. F. lodge at Gar field tomorrow evening. A banquet will be served. QUITS GARFIELD FOR SANDPOINT Oldest Mason in Whitman County Changes His Home. Garfield. Wash., April 27.—A. S. Thompson, a pioneer of Garfield, left today for Sandpolnt^ Idaho, where he will reside with his daughter. About three years ago Mr. Thompson and his wife celebrated their golden wedding and last fall Mrs. Thompson died, and since that time a daughter from the east has been staying with her father. Mr. Thompson is about 75 years old. an d Is one of the oldest Masons in) Whitman county. A delegation of Ma sons from Anchor lodge, headed by Senator R. C. McCroskey. marched to the depot to hid their nged brother Roodbye. — Garfield Brevities. Garfield. Wash., .April 27.—Manager Willson, of the Willson Mercantile company, who has been east for sev eral weeks, returned Saturday. Rev. Mr. Conklin, pastor * of the Methodist Episcopal church, has gone to Spokane to attend the state Sunday school convention. "Jig was up." Upon examination It was found that each collar was only a shell, and Inside there was room to hold more than two gallons of whisky. When the man was arrested he told of quite .a number of similar cases, an i the new game of "bootlegging" was ex posed.—Kansas City Journal. IDAHO COMMISSIONER REPORTS M. J. Wsssets Gives the Fair Officials a good Jolley. Portland, Apr. 2«— "Half of Idaho will be at the Exposition the opening week. The rest will come before the Fair Is over." This is the estimate M. J. Wessels makes of the number of people Jits stae will send to Portland during*the summer. Mr. Wessels Is Idaho Commissioner 1 to the Lewi* and Clark Exposition. He arrived during the forenoon for the purpose of looking after the finishing work of the Idaho building and the Installation of Ida ho evhih'ts. ••Everyone in Idaho." he added, "ha* heard of the exposition, and everyone Is planning to come. Your Pair is get ting unlimited publicity from the pec Ple who have been here In the past. They »11 s^y the same thing about the Exposition, thnti«. the mo«t beautiful thing po.lble. Idaho feels a five In terest Inthe enternrtse and will contri bute In many ways to it* success. INDIAN ATHLETICS Sports of Indians to Be Seen at the Fair. An opportunity will be afforded to the visitors to the Lewis and Clark ex position, opening in Portland June 1. to see the odd athletic sports of va rious American Indian tribes. These should prove of unusual interest to those who have had little or no ac quaintance with these patipc Ameri sons. In the true sense of the term. H. W. Kerrigan, manager of the ex position athletic events, after consid erable correspondence with Indian tribes and with the officials of the gov ernment Indian schools, has set aside August 21 as Indian Day. One of the most interesting and be wildering sports to be seen will be a game similar to the pole and ring contests of the white men. A long pole, with leather thongs wrapped around its middle, and a ring, are utili zed for the game. With a quick move ment the Indian thows the pole so that it travels through space about a foot above ground, and almost sim ultaneously he throws the ring. If the ring falls on the pole or on any of the thongs, points are made. The dex terity required to play this game suc cessfully is astonishing. There are none who are not famil ir with the good old game of "leap frog." in which was found such keen delight in school days. The Indians have a game which might be termed leap from but' it is exceedingly more difficult that the game played by young Americans. In the Indian game the contestants Jump over erect figures in stead of stooped ones. A shrug of the shoulder will throw the Jumper off his balance. He must needs be dexterous to avoid being bested by the man over whom he is jumping. There is probably no race so ex citing as an Indian pony race. These races will feature the Indian Day events at the exposition. The ponies are all sturdily built little equines and fleet of foot. No colors are used to dis tinguish the riders. They appear nude except for loin bands. An awful whoop and the race is on—revolvers are not used for the start. The ponies fly across country, their riders yelling like mad men. Neck and neck they run, now this one forging ahead and then another. The motley crowd of braves lining the sides of the course whoop to encour age their favorites. Bets are made, not monetary, but for the possible ex change of horses or of skins or of beads. The finish is the occasion of horrifying and ear-splitting whoops. The vfetor is carried upon the should ders of his enthusiastic admirers and a general good time ends the sport. To the person who never has seen Indian sports of any kind this will prove exceptionally interestelng. Besides the pony races there are races on foot and endurance races be tween man and horse. In the latter a man races afoot against horse and rider, and in many instances he has been known to beat his opponent. In addition to the athletic events on In dian day, the war dances of the tithes will be given. Among the tribes par ticipating will be the Selitz, Klamath. Yakima. ITmatilla. Nex Perce, Puyal lup and Chinook and student athletes from the Ohemawn, Paris. Haskell and Carlisle Indian schools. In Memory of Monro*. New York. April 28.—The women of the American Scenic and Historic Preservation society today placed a memorial tablet upon the old house in Prince street where James Mlnroe, president of the United States, died. The day was appropriately chosen a* this was the one hundred and forty seventh anniversary of Monroe's birth. The dedication of the tnblet was made the occasion of Interesting ex ercises. The prograpi consisted of prayer, music and addresses. General Frederick Dent Grant was présent and the military band from Governor's Is land furnished the music. Miss Mary Van Buren Vanderpoel. president of the society, presided over the ceremo nies' and the tablet was unveiled by Gouverneur Hoes, of Washington, a lad of 15. and a great grand son of President Monroe. The old rolonial house. 63 Prince street, is fast railing to decay. There la a cheap restaurant In the once beau tiful drawing room, a shoe factory oc cupies the second floor and from the quaint old dormer window swings the sign of n small furrier. Monroe was connected with several old New York families, and after the death of Mrs. Monroe he left his Vir ginia home to come to New York to live with Gouverneurs in Prince street, then a fashionable section of New York, and there he died on July 4 1831. SHAW CANNOT COME Will Not Represent Roosevelt at the Exposition Opening. Portland, April 26.—Secretary of the treasury Le-lie M. Shaw will not rep resent the president at the opening ex #rcl*e* at the Lewi* and Clark expo sition June 1. In a letter to Pre*ldent H. W. Good* Secretary Shaw state* he 1* required to he In Washington on the return of President Roosevelt, which will preclude his attendance at Portland. Ho state* positively, how ever. that he will come to the exposi tion nt a later date. a * he i* qnxlous to *ee It. 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