LOCAL EVENTS OF THE WEEK
rOOBTHER WITH A PERSONAL MENTION
OF THOSE IN THE fIOVINO PANORArIA
OP LOCAL HISTORY
Edwin T. Taylor, formerly book-keep
er in the First National Bank of this
city, now cashier of Lombard's bank at
Tekoa, and Miss Daisy L. Thayer, a
young newspaper woman of that city,
were married in Tekoa, Tuesday, June
27, 1905. A honeymoon trip was made
to Portland, the happy couple returning
last Friday and will be at home in Tekoa
after July 15th. The news of the wed
ding came as a surprise to the many
friends of the groom in this city who
join in wishing the new benedict all
kinds of happiness and conjugal bliss.
Rittville baseball feathers were all
plucked out this week by Palouse taking
three names and Moscow two. Tracy,
Gregory and Montgomery were the
pitching staff, but were powerless against
the heavy batters of the two towns. The
infield support seems to have been weak
in most of the games, several costly er
ror! being scored against Halverson and
Maloney. The loss ot the five games
shut out any aspirations the team may
have had for championship honors, the
title and belt now being claimed hy Mos
W. J. Lansing, county superintendent
of schools, and Miss Madeline Brown were
married at the heme of the bride's sister
Mrs. J. K. Storie, at Dayton. Monday,
July 3. 1905, at 11 o'clock in the presence
of a few friends and relatives. Rev. F.
Vernon Jones, formerly pastor of the
First Congregational church of this city,
acting as officiating clergyman. They
have secured the residence property va
cated by 8. D. Douglas, on Knob Hill
and will be at home after July 15th.
Florence Gilson gave a party for her
young girl friends last Monday, July 10,
1905, the occasion being her seventh
birthday. Sixteen bright, vivacious lit
tle misses were present at luncheon as
follows: Lucille Greene, Crystal Stur
divan, Ruth and Erma Martin, Maryan
Shipman, Vera Harris, Ethel Chapman,
Edith Block, Manel Thompson, Mark
et and Helen Ankerson, Goldie and
Gladys Morrison, Flora Bauer and Martha
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Lamb returned
last Sunday from a ten day's visit at
Deep Park, Spokane county, where they
spent the Fourth, spending a pleasant
time with relatives and friends. While
away three runaways occurred at their
farm near Willis, tearing up some of the
fences and ranch fixtures. One young
son had a broken arm the result of an en
deavor to break a young calf to ride.
Sheriff Edgar D. Gilson was the hap
py recipient last Thuisday of a solid
gold badge, the handsome present being
in the form of a star. Upon the face in
a circle of blue enameling appears the
words "Sheriff of Adams County, Wash
ington," and on the reverse side is en
graved "presented by W. J. Sturdivan,
Al. P. Haas, W. L. Mustard, Deputies."
Dan Duval and wife of Seattle, have
purchased the RiUville Steam Laundry
of David Teegarden, the new proprietors
taking charge the first ot the week.
Both are experienced in the laundry bus
iness and are bidding for patronage with
a guarantee of first class work and satis
faction to the most exacting customer.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel A. Scott are home
again from a trip to the Coast cities and
Lewis & Clark's Fair at Portland.
While away they also attended the Grand
Masonic Annual Conclave at Belling
h«m. Mr. Scott being the Master of the
Local organization, Eitiville Lodge No.
loi. Free and Accepted Masons.
Miss Bertha Pinnow, eighteen years of
age, sister of Mrs. H. Ernest Mueller and
Mrs. Fred Albershardt, died of peritoni
tis last week at the home of Mrs. Muel
ler, out a few miles south of town. Dr.
F. R. Burroughs was called a few hours
before the young lady passed away, but
was too late to save her life.
A fishing and camping party consist
ing of Mr. and Mrs. D. Alton Davenny,
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Zent, Misses Minnie
Meyer, Laura Davenny, Lucile Greene,
Messrs. Geo. F. Christensen, O. H.
Greene and Frank Stuart leave Sunday
for Lake Pend O'Reille to spend the
warm days until August Ist.
Claud Pearce, son of Win. A.
cashier of the Bank of Washtucna, died
in Washtucna last Monday evening after
a long lingering illness. The remains
were brought overland to Ritiville and
(hipped on Tuesday morning's train to
St. Louis, being accompanied by the sor
Antone Faucher, councilman, received
the sad news of the death of his aged
mother at Saginaw, Michigan, July 4th,
of acute stomach trouble and general de
cline. Mr. Faucher saw his mother for
the last time two years ago when he vis
ited his old home in the Wolverine state.
Walter Stacer is having constiucted
on his lot west of the residence of P. R.
Clark, on Knob Hill, a cottage, to be
one story six rooms of the bungalow
style, to cost about (2500. Chas F.
Baumann is the contractor, and it will
be completed about August 15th.
Judge T. D. Lanford and D. S. Ingard
of Upper Sandusky, Ohio, and Ralph
Ingard of Idaho arc in the city the guests
of P. R. Clark. They are on their way
to Portland, having visited the Yellow
stone Park where they spent a week
with a camping party.
A. C. Striker, abtracter for the Empire
State Title Insurance & Trust Co.,
with headquarters in the law offices of
Zent & Lovell, has gone East to Buffalo,
New York, for a month's visit with rela
tives and friends. He will return about
Mrs. Wm. bierman celebrated her
birthday last Sunday by in siting a large
number of friends to their large farm
home east of town. Two big spreads
were served to about 200 guests, many
people from the city driving out to the
The Swingsifter team of Reariden will
cross bats on the local diamond next
Sunday with Ritzville. The Reariden
team is in the race for the ameteur cham
pionship of Eastern Washington and the
game ought to be a live one. Come out
and assist the local to win.
The city council in special session
Tuesday evening granted Dem Gay a
saloon license. The new jag foundry is
to be opened at once in the building re
cently vacated by Palmeter & Co. Free
bowling will be one of the attractions of
the new place.
T. E. Brockhausen, Mrs. Allie Copp
and Miss Ellen Borroughs have returned
from a month's trip and outing on the
Pacific coast. Seattle, Victoria, Van
couver, Tacoma and Portland were the
principal points of interest visited.
A. C. Howe has disposed of his inter*
est in the Tinnel bowling alleys to Gus
Frederickson, who is now sole proprietor.
Mr. Howe went to Prosser to-day to size
up the bowling alley situation with a
view of establishing alleys there.
Messrs. Clayton E. Shipman and Wm.
R. Cunningham Jr., both prominent in
banking business, were in Washtucna
the latter part of the week looking after
their moneyed interests in the southern
part of the county.
Wall Walla, it is reported, has com
menced the experiment of using oil on
residence streets for the purpose of keep
ing down the dust. This plan works
well wherever tried and it ought to be
given a trial here.
We are in receipt of a letter from Dr.
John M. Adams ordering the News sent
to Couer D'Alene, Idaho, where he and
wife have moved for the summer in the
hopes of permanently benefitting the
It is said John Jacob Astor got his start
in the world by dealing in skin. Coun
ty Auditor Amsbaugh says there is some
thing about a skin that will start almost
anbody, that is if they all compare with
Mrs. L. R. Kuster, formerly Mrs.
Lela W. Emmert, underwent a surgical
operation last Friday and is now being
cared for at the home of her parents
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Winslow at Cheney.
William T. Payne of Fort. Wayne,
Ind. is here on a visit with his sister
Mrs. Henry C. Freeby on Fourth Street.
The visiting gentleman is 86 years of age
and stands as straight as an arrow. He
likes the country and has come to stay.
Mrs. Elizabeth Mosby, of Kansas
City, Mo., and Miss Lulu Kimbro, of
Drexal Mo., are here visiting with the
Perkins family. The former is a sister
and the latter a niece of Mrs. Perkins.
J. Russell Wallace, of the Cloudcroft,
(New Mexico,) Silver Lining, and Miss
Dora C. Sliick, of Sebewaing Michigan,
were married at El Paso, Texas, June,
21, igoj; Rev. Easter officiating,
8. D. Douglas has accepted a position
with the Northern Pacific Ry. Co., as
operator at Sandpoint, Idaho. The fam
ily accompanied him to their new home,
departing the first of the week.
John A. Burfiend, proprietor of one of
the liquor houses on Railroad avenue, is
lying ill at his home in the north part of
town, suffering from stomach trouble of
several months standing.
Nesmith Ankeny, son of Hon. Levi
Ankeny senior. United States Senator
from this state, was in the city Saturday
on road matters before the Board of
Dr. J. O. Glenn and Clara E. Morris,
Osteopathic Physicians have opened a
branch office at Lind where they are en
joying a fine practice in addition to their
business at this point.
Miss Carrie Schrag, former popular
telephone operator at Gritman's Drug
Store, came down from Waverly Mon
day where she is in charge of the Cen
tral Telephone office.
C. L. McCoy, ex-policeman, who is
farming in western Adams county, was
in the city Monday, returning home
Tuesday with team and wagon loaded
with harvest supplies.
Joe Young, Pete Blanchard, W. J.
McClelland and W. W. Zent, insurance
agents, are driving through the country
this week insuring the standing grain
from loss by fire.
Miss Laura Ahlers departed Tuesday
evening lor Spokane to join the car load
of young lady excursionests to Portland
under the chaparonage of the Spokes
Mrs. Rodney Chittenden. Mrs. A. C.
Chittenden and the Misses Florence
and Ella Chittenden were visitors at
Spokane the fore part of the week.
Mrs. Walter Zent is visiting with rel
atives at Colville. She will join the
camping party who are camping on
Lake Pend O'Reille from this city.
The new street sprinkler started
Wednesday on Main street which is now
being kept wet down and dust has hied
itself to other parts of town.
Dr. and Mrs. F, R. Burroughs left
Wednesday for Portland, where the will
absorb the sights at the Lewis and
Mrs. Edwin Elkins arrived from Spo
kane last evening to join her husband
who is head pharmacist in the Pioneer
R. J Cartwell, who has been directing
the Ritiville Band, has left for Eastern
Montana to take chance of an oil boring
Geo. A. Bergstrom, who recently sold
out his lumber I>usiness at Almira, has
located in a similar business at Dayton.
Jacob Kulm and and Christina Kan,
of Wilson Creek were granted a mar
riage license July 7th.
Fred L. and Floyd Cooper of Wash
tucna were registered at Howl Riuville
Johnnie Doran and family are visiting
at Palouse and Moscow this week.
Jas. Austin, band director of Moscow,
Idaho, arrived today on business.
Henry Lemman and family of Palouse
are visiting friends in the city. 1
Harvest is at Hand.
Soon the music of the scythe will min
gle with the hum of the thresher and the
stream of golden grain will be flowing in
to the storehouses and eventually as
gold into the coffers of the jubilant far
•mers of this county. The warm weather
of the past week has ripened the grain
very fast and reports from the country
are that cutting will commence this week.
Farmers are busy getting machinery in
shape and securing crews. Already the
influx of harvesters has begun, tourists
arriving by every side door Pullman
from all directions attracted by the re
ports of big crops. Wages this year
will be about as usual, averaging from
(l.jo to 15.00 per day. Many Grangers
have been put to work haymaking which
has been the principal work of the past
week. The increased use of the traction
engines will save horses which are usu
ally scarce during harvest. The mer
chants are doing considetable credit bus
iness in the way of machinery supplies
and groceries, but otherwise trade is
light with but very little money in circa
lation. Everybody is optimistic with the
big harvest coming on and all are pre
paring for an unusually heavy trade this
At The Portland Fair.
Eight passenger trains each day are
employed to carry the tourists and
sightseers over the Northern Pacif
ic to and from the Leu is and Clark Ex
position at Portland which is daily en
joying an increasing attendance. All the
roads are crowded to accomodate the
traffic. There were $3,708 paid admis
sions to the fair grounds on July 4th.
On Monday there was a reception to
Susan B. Anthony, originator of the wom
an's suffrage movement, in the Oregon
building. The woman suffragists were
in session for several days, and the con
vention was attended by many promi
nent women connected with the equal
suffrage movement. The American Li
brary Association also held a conven
tion during the week which was attended
by prominent librarians from all parts of
the United States. Brithish Columbia
and Idaho cities celebrated special days
during the week. Wednesday was
American boy day.
This is Western Authors' week, and
the week will close with Joaquin Miller
Day, July lsth, when the veteran Poet of
the Sierras will be present to receive the
honors due him at the hands of the peo
ple of the state in which he was reared,
and which he has celebrated by his verse.
Some 2,000 doctors with their wives and
families are present this week to attend
the most notable gathering of medical
men eyer held on the Pacific Coast, the
convention of the American Medical As
sociation. Montana cities will have
special days next week, and June 20 has
been designated as Montana day. The
convention of the National Association
of Railroad Agents and the Washington
State Bankers' Association are also sla
ted for the week, and the Lewis and
Clark Methodist Congress and Lewis and
Clark Dental Conpress will be features.
The new premium lilt of the Spo
kane Interstate Fiiir will be out this
week. It ii much larger and more
comprehensive thin year than it baa
ever been before and the prise lists
and classifications bare been thorough
ly reviled. Many new classei bave
also been added and the management
hope that all the ohanges will be found
to be real improvement!. This list is
distributed as generally as possible by
mail, and any one not receiving a copy
within the neit few days, wilt be lent
one on application to R-bt. H. Cos
grove, No 619 First Avenue,Spokane,
LIST OP LETTERS
Remaining unclaimed in the Post
Office at Ritiville, Wash., week ending
July 8. iqoj:
Fehr, Mrs. M. A. Horst, Miss Anna
Long, Mrs. Mary, Mulkey, Mrs. W. O.
Palme, Miss Lela.
Davis, Mr. Elmer, Heckle, R. R
Jamison, Mr. Joe. Sulold Mr. C. (card).
Persons claiming the above will please
say "Advertised" and give date of this
list. John F. laav, P. M.
We pay the highest market price for
eggs and save yon Jo per cent on every
dollar's worth of roods you buy at the
Sacrifice Sale ia Mrs. Thorn sen's build
Have Vow a Cough?
A dose of Ballard'* Hore hound Syrup
will relieve it. Have you a cold I
Try it for whooping cough, for asthma,
for consumption, for bronchitis. Mrs.
|oe McUrath, 337 E. First street. Hutch
inson, Kan., writes: "1 have used Bal
lard's H ore bound Syrup in my family for
five years, and I find it the most palat
able medicine I ever used." For sale by
Thiel Drag Co.
FOR SALE AT A BAROAIN.
On account of illness, we wish to sell
our stock of Millinery. Possession given
at any time. Store well located. Come
and see. Fowler & Tubneb.
LUST, STRAYED OR STOLEN.
From my place near Washtucna, about
April l, 190s, sorrel mare 9 years old,
branded | O on left hip, weight about
iioo pounds, fore top clipped, have colt
following. J. D. Smith,
Baseball Player* and Font Racers.
Louis J. Kruger, ex-champion loug
distanee foot raoer of (hrmu; and
Holland, write*, Oct. J7,1901: "Dur
ing my training of aigbt week*' loot
raee* at lalt Lake CUy, in April laat,
I uaed Ballard'* Snow Liniment to
my greatest satisfaction. Therefore,
1 highly reoommend Snow Liniment
to all who are troubled with sprain*,
brnite* or rbeumatiem." Wo, 60c
and 91.00. Thiel Drug Co.
Bring your egg* to u*. We pay the
highest market price. You can't bring
too many to The Boston Store.
See Tritt for Undertaking.
Good refrigerators for sale. Turner's
Second Hand Store.
<00 W Cylinder oil especially adapted
for use on cylinders. Thiel Drug Co.
Clothes cleaned, pressed and repaired
at Reider's old stand opp. court house.
For Bale—Second hand wind mill,
16 ft. wheel, in good repair. Inquire of
For Rent—Rooms with private table
board. Mrs. Georgia Johnson, Second
street over Kendrick's.
Smooth running machinery can only
be obtained by the use of Castor Machin
ery Oil. Thiel Drug Co.
Miss Kathleen Hallin is now prepared
to give private instructions on piano.
Anyone desiring tirst instruction would
do well to see her.
Lost—Front wheel of bahy buggy, be
tween Ritzville and farm of D. A. Scott,
six miles «est Finder leave at News
office and receive suitable reward.
If your engineer is wise he will insist
on special engine oil, on which we can
save you money. Thiel Drug Co.
For Sale—One new modern eight
room residence on College hill cheap for
cash. See C. E. Amsbaugh or write
A. E. Down, Mesa, Wash.
Found—On the night of July 4th in
Tinnell's Hall, an umbrella. Anyone
claiming and describing can *et same by
calling at this office and paying adver
Before purchasing your Garden Hose
call and examine the new stock and
prices of J. J 'Joyce, the plumber.
Sprinkling time has come again and you
want goods which will give you the best
service for the least money.
Every man owes it to himself and his
family to master a trade or professions
Read the display advertisement of the
six Morse Schools of Telegraphy, in this
issue and learn how easily a young man
or lady cm learn telegraphy and be as
sured a position.
THE ONLY SAFE WAY to keep
your valuable papers, etc., is to have a
safe deposit box in a fire and burglar
Eroof vault. The First National Bank
as all of these facilities and will rent
you a box at a reasonable figure. Your
patronage is courteously solicited.
W. T. Schlosser will open a new hand
laundry in this city next Monday, July
10th. All flannels, underwear, and silks
will be washed at the home laundry and
all starched goods will be sent to the
Washington Laundrv at Spokane.
Leave your bundles or phone Thiel's
Drug Store, the downtown office, and
wagon will call. Careful attention given
Fire is sure to come from time to time.
Protect yourself and business by insur
ing against conflagration by applying to
Frank P. French at the U. S. Land Of
fice who will write you a policy in the
best and strongest companies in the
world upon Threshing Machines and
outfits. Combined harvesters, and oth
er hatardous risks. Don't do a thing
until you see Agent French.
Why not open a bank account ? The
First National Bank will assist you to do
so by furnishing you with a Home Sav
ings Bank in which to keep your savings
until you have accumulaied enough to
deposit. They will open your bank upon
firesentation and place the contents, of
arge or small amount, to your credit
and pay you interest at 5 per cent from
date of credit, interest to be computed
and credited to your account onJanuaty
Ist and July Ist of each year. Try this
savings system and you will be surprised
at the amount you will accumulate. It
will pay you to investigate.
To all the electric light consumers:—
Beginning August Ist, all the electric
light Dills are payable at the Pioneer
State Bank. Aft the bills not paid by
the sth of the month, the company will
add a penalty of 3c per Kilowatt. The
company also reserves the right to dis
continue the supply of current if bills
are not paid by the sth of the month,
and the same will not be resumed until
all charges are paid, including 50c for
turning on the lights.
Ritzville Electric Light aND
of the Northwestern, We-tern and
Middle Western States with maps of
the island poesessione, Japan, China,
United Statea, and the World, has
juat heen issurd by the Northern Pa
oiflc Railway jointly with the Bur
lington Route and the Oreat North
ern Railway. It treata of boundaries,
hintory, population, statistics, sihool
population,slate institutions, families,
farms, manufactures, railway mileage,
poatofßoes, minerals, and state gov
ernments of each commonwealth trav
ersed by the railways mentioned. A
mine of valuable information for
$100. A 11 Clrland, Oeneial Pas
senger Agent, Northern Pacific Rail
way, St Paul, Minn.
Passenger Train Time.
Mo. I—North Coast Ualtetf trtt a. m.
No. S-Twln City express UM a. ss.
No. S-BnrUagtoa 7:10 a. a.
No. I*—Local paasoaier t :M p. m.
Now 3—North roast Limited S:fl a. a
No. 4—Twin City express S:IS p a.
No. •—Borllactoa Iff a. a.
»».M Localpssssnter IMsa.
Coffee is grown in many different
countries, each producing a qual
ity and flavor peculiar to itself.
Hills Bros, import the finest prod
ucts of each of these districts,
which are subjected to a scientific
handling, cleaning, polishing and
roasting and combine into one
harmonius blend which suits the
most fassidious lover of coffee.
This blend is sold as Hills Bros.
Highest Orade Vacuum Packed
Java and riocha.
Each tin is vacuum packed and
sealed against detonation by con
tact with air.
Call for "Hills Bros. Highest
Grade Java and Mocha Coffee.''
QjJ to Acre
Harvesting time will
soon be at your door.
Supply your wants
now at the very
Everything in our
line for everybody
We save you money
and you know it.
J. H. SHCNrrERD,
Ritzville, • Wash.
A Saving D A V C
It Pays to keep a
shaving outfit of
Sour own. We
ave a complete
line of strops, ra
zors, brushes, etc
ROSENOFF & CO.
Hold On, There!
Got a few things to say before you
deciile where you will buy the necessary
things for your own stable, now that you
are through buying holiday gifts for
Good thing you waited. Here's some
of the biggest
HARNESS AND HORSfC GOODS
bargains that ever passed through our
Just catch on to a few of them or
you'll be sorry. Your purse will be. too.
We sell anything and everything per
taing to the harness and saddlery busi
W. R. Peters,
Rttsvlllo, it Wash.
Annually, to Oil the naw positions created by
Railroads and Telegraph Companies. We wtul
VOUNO MSN and LADIES of lood hablu, to
AND RAILWAY AOCOUNTINO
W* fnrnUb It per cent, ol the Operatora and
Illation A|*nta In America. Ourslx Khoola are
the largest excluelve Telegraph School la the
warM. Established SO year* and endorsed by
all leading Hallway Omclals.
We execute a 1250 Boud to every student to
famish him or bar a position paying Irom 140
to HO a month In stafaseaet ol the Rocky Moun
tains, or from 176 to 1100 a month In statee veet
of the Kocklea. laa«S«Ul> sm greSeallee.
Students cab enter at any time. No vacations.
For full particulars regarding any of our
Schools writ* direct to our executive office at
Cincinnati. O. Catalogue free
The Morse School of Telegraphy,
Clarlaastl.OMa. Baft ale, N. V.
Attaata. Oa. La Csaass. Wla.
Taaarfcaaa. Tea. Saa Praadsco. Cal.
| Subscribe for the Mews. ti.jo a year.
OIL FOR MACHINERY
In view of what our trade demit ml* in (he way of
Oils during the harvest season and that machin
j ery can only he economically run by using the
fvery best grade of oils, we have on hand a quality
600 W. Cylinder Oil,
Castor Machine Oil.
Engine Oil, Etc.
! Eseh/>f these oils sre used for (special purposes
| and we can save you money.
Prescription Compounding a Specialty.
j THiel Drug Co.
j; LADIES' AND GENTS' GARMENTS
| Cleaned, Pressed and Repaire
L. S. DA VIES
Exclusive Agent for Paiisian Dyeing and Cleaning Work*.. Spok.me
| ( Over Drug Store. Satisfaction Ouarante
| 1 YOU GOING 10110 HIS MR!
When you are ready to build let
me figure on your building. 1 know
that 1 can save you money and
give you satisfaction besides ....
KJ. D. SELLERS, I
general contractor, architect and builder. J
I am in a position to build your
house and build it right. Plans
drawn and estimates furnished.
Headquarters in Thiel's drug store.
RIMIE, ■ • • • rail.
1 ACOiIA WAREHOUSE
& SPERRY HILLS.
A WORD TO THE WISE.
We handle the best sacks on the market,
pay highest price for your wheat, and also do
On your grain, stock, buildings, etc.
Come and see.
F. C. HENNEBERG, man.
The king mercantile <
AGKNTS FOR THE
McCormick Header, Binder & Mo'
SAMPSON & PERKINS WIND MILLS,
RitzrvT.il© - "Wa.sliin.grt
The numbers that drew the
Ten Free Ride
1652 2440 4305 3101
3778 2339 2034 2682
Anyone holding these numbers will p
present same and secure the free ride.
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