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Doings of County Board.
" The revised petition signed by resi- j
• dents of McQueen, Cow Creek and
Palouse precincts, asking for the forma
tion of a new voting precinct to be
known as Lantz precinct, was rejected
by the board on the ground that fc it had
no right to change a voting precinct
. after the first of September.
The petition of George Kuntz et al.
for a county road to be known as the
Kuntz road No. 429 was taken up. The
bond of the samejwas approved.'and the
road ordered surveyed on or before Jan
uary J, 1907.
The board appointed the following
election officers:
Ritzville Precinct No. I—H. E. Hill
and John Olson, judges; C. H. Clodius,
Ritzville No. 2-George tWerttem
berger and Valentine Miller, judges;
W.IK. Kennedy, inspector.
Ritzville No. 3-Henry Rosenotf and
Jacob Schoessler, judges; W. H. Mar
tin, inspector.
German-Jacob Rosenoff and Henry
Meisner, judges; J. P. Cook, inspector.
Fairview—J. S. McComb and J. B.
Garrison, judges; George H. Webb, in
Cunningham—A. O. Lee and John
Stephenson, judges; N. E. Irby, in
Cow Creek—Nesmith Ankeny and
Frank Benge, judges; C. O. Weesner,
McQueen—S. A. Fulquartz and Jacob
Shirley, judges; Robert Potts, in
Paha—Fred Albershardt and John De-
Waldt, judges; J. H. Imus, inspector. 1
Willis—W. R. Lesley and Fred Geiss-!
ler, judges; J. A. Lamb, inspector.
Tabor—M. W. Anthony and O. E.
Faust, judges; Nick Spohn, inspector.
Hatton—E. F. Bickford and H. R.
Ocheltree, judges; Fred Heinemann,
Gradel—John Herman and A. A.
Wilber, judges; Charles Schroeder, in
Newland—W. E. Lindstrum and Da
vid Crewse, judges; John D. Allen, in
Billington—H. B. Metz and Walter
Birdwell, judges; A. L. Hodson, in
Washtucna No. I—J. M. Sydney and
Charles Mayes, judges; J. W. Sitton,
Washtucna No. 2—W. L. Mustard
and F. L. Cooper, judges; G. W. Bas
sett, inspector.
Fletcher—Otis Leonard and E. Hubbs,
judges; W. F. Beal, inspector.
Lind No. I—W. A. Swarts and Au
gust Jansen, judges; M. L. Schermer
horn, inspector.
Lind No. 2—F. L. Middleton and J.
J. Crotty, judges; James Neilson, in
Palouse—J. A. Rathbun and John
Seoll, judges; A. J. Hooper, inspector.
Menno—Thomas Sapp and August
Schrag, judges; J. C. Schrag, inspector.
The board took up the matter of de
termining the classification of the
county, this matter having been ad
journed from time to time from the
July session of the board, on petition
of C. E. Amsbaugh and others for the
classification of the county according to
population as required by law. The
board having heard and examined all
the evidence in relation thereto, and
being fully advised in the premises, it
is now found and determined that Ad
ams county has at all times since June
1, 1906, had an actual population of not
Jess than 15,000 inhabitants, and has
been at all times since June 1, 1906,
and is now entitled to be and is a
county of the thirteenth class accord
ing to law. It is therefore ordered
that Adams county be and is declared
to have been at all times since June
Ist, 1906, and is a county of the
thirteenth class.
W. W. Zent appeared and stated that
the settlement made with the court on
behalf of E. L. Bradley was in error,
and after a rehearing before the board
the claims were again taken up and a
compromise was made whereby the
auditor was ordered to draw a warrant
for $44.60 in addition to the warrant
drawn on August 28th for $55.40, Mr.
Zent receipting the county for $100 in
full for labor performed by E. L. Brad
ley as assessor for Adams county dur
ing the year 1905.
The petition of Daniel Kleinknecht
et al for a county road to be known as
the Kleinknecht road, No. 426; the
same for hearing on January
9th,|l9o7,tat l.o'dock p. m.
The treasurer's report was taken up
and was found to be carrect; also that
there was on deposit in the German-
American State bank $18,423.50 and at
the Pioneer State bank $15,966.37; cash
on hand in the treasury $866.96; total
warrants cashed $34,940.53, and war
rants cashed but not presented to the
banks for payment $316.30.
It appearing to the board that an
award of $45.00 was made to Mrs. W.
C. Crow in the matter of the proposed
Newland school road for a strip of land
thirty feet wide along the west line of
section 7-17-31 and thirty feet wide
along the east line of the N. E. 'X
section 12-17-31 E. W. M. to be used as
a right-of-way and it appearing to the
board that due notice of said award
was given the said Mrs. W. C. Crow,
and that more than thirty days have
elapsed since said award was made and
that the same has not been accepted.
It is therefore ordered that proceedings
to procure the said strip of land or
right-of-way be instituted in the Super
ior Court, and that the County Attor
ney is hereby directed to institute said
proceedings, and it is further ordered
that the Clerk of the board tender to
the said Mrs. W. C. Crow $45.00 as
payment in full for the above mention
ed strip of land.
The board of county commissioners
of Adams county, Washington, made
the following levy for the extension of
taxes on the different funds for the
year 1906 taxes: I
A Good Place to Get coats, Corsets, Gloves, i 9/1 M a OJL / Ladies YOU '" flnd eVer y thin K that's "new " Just
Underwear, Hosiery, Belts, Stock Collars, Furs, Wrap- J ft(M V£>lP Q m #1 0 #& t I # UWIGS what you want, at the price you want to pay
pers, Dressing Saques, Kimonas, etc.i.lß at ATA M %J kJf ICwf 1/ ft. ■J - and in time you'll aave a "bunch" of money Read our
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' tOY KLLIABLE MERCHANDISE And LOW PRICES Sub * ri^forth « Delineator. tl for 13 months.
Carpets, Rugs, Linoleum, Satisfaction or Your Money Back WE real values FP C "
Lace Curtains and W E IrjnSwS.""? »»<i th.ti. promp. ,„,i „„ ,h«» q u»re. nttm*,
Draperies . 'in o'.l for ever .V b °dy. Everybody's ni'uiiev looks alike f{, a PS?n le T Satisfactor y at Po P ular
A fine showing of Tapestry, Velvet, Axmin- for your dolllir, not how" Httle U (0 - way—How much we can give you can Produce." As a imkcement
ster Carpets and Rugs. r< . /A j. i rtAJ , „ to become a wearer of this corset we say: Come
Good quality Axminster carpet, $1.10 a yard (JCtODCr 20th, ' tartS j ftle } vith a whirlwind of out your size, take it home,
and up. l,,v P vnlm. B nf T. > *» savings, and each day thereafter will .^f 4 two long weeks. If you do not
r a r , . . , have values of its own. 11ns is a grand opportunity to lav in a wintpr unnni,, , mos t satisfactory corset you have
Good quality Axminster room-sized rug, — 1 H ,m > to ia 3 a " inter suppiy. ever worn, bring it back and we will refund the
9x12, as low as $25. — purchase price.
Excellent quality Velvet rug, room size 9x12, Npw Pnatc nf Qfi>L We show a variety of styles.
seamless, $25. WCW Or Style |M||| Ask to see our $1 Long Hip Leader.
Several grades of TW<itrv ™tn sire rinrs The new coats have qeen arriving until J® 4 of Other makes to close out,
.■SS"*""'™*"' TmS |ffWP? worth from ,1 to >1.50. Your choice for 50c.
See our Sp«M AII-WO.I carpcts at WUMMoK W UmL HorieTV
DOC a yara. t) I e * I rices to suit everybody. A beauty //,/ _ y . *
We sell Lowell 2 and 3-ply All-Wool Ingrain i? ' 1 \\] 1j tom vouwant ,12,50, and hlgher priced I tv-uSm!? 7 £ w Lad i es ' Misses and Children.
carpets, "Best of All Carpets," at very low fig- J/;/\J Do not d i i /// fetMSL. «r e i J st y les required for
ures f\ i>i Do not delay buying your coats. Desir- ///, FWI and Winter will be found in our Hosierv
i/J /ff \-\ al.lo garments are going to be scarce later $1 I department Hosiery
We have many short lengths of all grades £// /Ya. Kwn coata m tans aud grays, newest 111 iifflpp)|■s^■ , SDecial lot PhilHron'o itm. ic i
of carpets, some large enough for small rooms. W hJM X& styles ' * 7 ' 60 » nd u "' l} < .WiMW pair. CluWre n ß Hose - 15c values, per
They go exceedingly cheap. 7 T \ ~* v> ' , La , r K e assortment of Men's and Chil- SDecial ln» rhiMwm'. oc i
f' H / I \ dren S coats at very low prices. New H& 11 nn.v SSr Children s Hose, 35c values, per
We put on sale about 50 rugs, all sizes and / A , bear skin coats in 2to 6 year sizes in white I Shl\ L pair,
grades, at almost half their regular price, / A and colors at $3 tos7. HfilU Black Cat and Hercules Hosiery for Chil
"Durintr the next 30 davs we offer excentional / \ other special values in the coat line. ihmwfm. BBb\\\ " ren has no ®Qual, price and quality considered.
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tain Department. / * U \ price. fMW&\W - :
I,et us figure on your Carpeting. New car- A ; : : |1 ; \ 1 krt of children's coats, your choice, soc I T nj | „
pets just received and more on the road. !i v- A " « j f ' * *-»naerwear
&LiAJ Would be cheap at double these prices. , Underwear for the whole family. The cel-
Beddiriff ' V Extra Value, in Ladies' Tailor Made SuiH ifffV, nfM. Unsin ? Test th© hospitality
DCaam 6 318 /- r Perfect in finish, style and fit. >8i of a Munsing suit. We know you will be pleased
A revolution in Bed Covering. Comforts Low m pr,ce - Call a,,d 800 them - Once a Miinsinff I'mo W '" you '
Furs Furs Furs Ladies' Shirt Waists S. & F
KtaS V 'StS"bow h „ e «SS i„ow w a hS »'" - "«• tt—..a f-egff- Psm ThreaS 0° Ihe'^S
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$3 MSO and *4 Best to hfi nf ™de by the largest fur garment manufacturers ... a barJ , ain to everybody. „ One lqt Children's Heavy Cotton Fleeced
Sice Best to be had regardless Of New York, We are selling them cheap. Best to be One lot of waists worth from $1 to $2, a|l go at SOe regular 20 and 25c Values-sale price
We also show a large variety of cheaper Sllk wmsts worth * 5, ' |K and $7 ' while they ,ast ' * 3 ' 50 One lot Ladies' Heavy Rihhed Fleeced Un-
Spec^values ging pnCe to $2 5 °- A k ' w wor<ls about our magnificent assortment of walking skirts derwewv regular 35 and 40c valuea-sale price
Ask to see our elegant assortment of White t ,ires from the low nrinV' S f icc^s ' P' a '^ s n, ix- One lot Ladies' Rihbed Wool underwear,
and Colored Bed Spreads. noin the low pnct of $3 to 13.50. regular 75 and 85c values—sale price 60c,
Blankets Une S l K ' U ' !|l lot "about 25" ladies'skirts, all wool, well made. Ba afford to miss these Underwear
Blankets at remarkably low prices, consid- < ' uun ® s sa '° at about Half Price. - —
ering the high prices of raw materials of wool ——**—•" 1
and cotton. Here are some Special Bargains for a short time from our Domestic Department. [§§ Hjj^Kra|H[
ular 75i7a1ueTrXa° f na C ir tton Bla " ketS ' reg ' ( . )ne lot fi » Urwl 'i 1"""' T<; 3c yd IWe can save you money on Dress Good, Some ll KmS
n rrrr jat r»i One lot fine 01)M11 i( fc s 8 1 5c vd I s P ec ' a ' VHlues at way belopr their regular prices. S
FollS r ea 7 Se"'la?e,vy* nketS haVen ° e< """' O™ 10. ,t,md„r,l o.lioo, 4cJ,l | Ono lot fanoj wool mi M d .oitinge/reg. HUH
.We sell the celebrated Oregon City Wooleo * < ■"l'.'.iun' V.lV,o'"si!,'v'iVl".<"k nd ! " I " rvnlu ™- Solo price, 10c yd jCSBBP^^H
Mills' Wool Blankets. Pure clean wool; best ' i ( < ( , '' , ,? ne ' ot 27-inch fancy wool mixed suit
that money can buy. Prices very reasonable. all oit ' a " ie ' S e V m ' ca ' lcos | ings, "Just New," worth 35c, at 25c yd
Cotton Bate for Comforts Onelitbl'st apron gingliain ma.lc^" 6c yd ( ' ol i' r lilin " n<l fancy mohairs worth 'to au.
i r Cotton Bats for Comforts, per roll, 12 1-2, These *i„ K hams are Lancaster and Amoskeag. We ° 65 ®, a >' d ' Bal . e P" C «" 37 l2c >' (1 AlllPtM AIIPDFD^
10, A) ana 25c. sell no cheap truck, but good ffiwds cheap. One lot all wool suitings, extra good y'Vaw* vVi ■ CIM
, „ Our 12 l-2c leader is a snow-white cotton, One lot Tolie du Nortl gingham, best I values, all colors, worth (10 to 75c. f l AjiiiiU > 'n?».-i
full 3-4 lb. rolls. made, usually sold at 12}j or 15c sale Sale price 37 |.2c yd \OCI£TI 1/INNER)
Comfort size rolls, open full size comfort, price, at 10c vd Many other specials in Dress Goods, ' Y mfOXTID JAMNESE
72 jv 90 inches. Pure snow-white cotton, 2, 3 One lot fair qunlitv outing flannel 4c yd 4# M nt/i&tf*
a?e spS'iaUaiu^ 0 ' 75c and $11 **rdL These One lot good qualityouti.igHannel 6 l-2c Silks Silks Silks /^APKJ/Co
——— Many other low prices too numerous to mention. Silks worth 50c, 75c, $1, $1.25 and $1.50,
Ladies' Wrapper Specials Extra Values in Dress Goods IqiK q~ , . ■ ,^ C a,K ' cJ( j I fl |QW GRAP
values, your choice $1 while they last. both domestic and imported fabrics. Come in and go at 75c yd yU
$1.50 and $1.75 values, your choice $1.25 look them over. Some handsome pray mixtures, also You cannot afford to miss this sale. fOU IAH §Y
while they last. the popujar shades of green, blue and red in Panamas — ■ ~
and English worsteds. Black goods are very strong Short length and remnants of all kinds of goods af; Groceries,
1, /"M • Q /~>l this fall and we show a great variety of weaves. very low prices during this sale. . ,
Crockery, China & Glassware ———— : The most complete and extensive stock in
j*l , ,i ~. . j . , Our Men's Furnishing Goods and Clothing De- AOBHIS COUnty. Fresh Stock arrivingT daily,
- Our display in this line would make a bus- partment is overflowing with new Our output is large, consequently our stock is
mess by itself. New wares arnving almost MzdL »»d up-to-date goods. fresh alt the time. Quality the best and nrices
daily. We,have a very handsome line of fancy . £ .. the lowest, Prompt^ deliveries rain or shinf
ho^ -"Ti th< i th,ng for , C h ris - Clothing for Men Telephone your orders if you can not come to
mas presents. You should make your selections V'A. „ , the store. '
Sinn h /rWnl.S g Ask for prices of u Do not forget to leave your order for cab-
dinner sets. They are beauties. «*v./ \ Here you find ail the latest styles and fabrics, SSfSu J OO y»U want arnne kraut for winter use
Endless variety of glassware at reasonable prices. •J- 1 T».io. Ed to fit perfectly, han P right and retain ML 30,000 lbs. of cabbage ordered in one shipment
Elegant line of fancy lamps on the road. «'JX \ pricL^rwitfcea^m'' gIW Batißfaction » nd Zlfc.fo Th» means cheap prices to everybody Saving
11"" JgS. J. JL-« ' Sui 'f s !»Kle and doubie breasted. We can fit fiSVlfifc /Tfil'S U/« n r>u „
CL_ a rinn ..1 i . £T 1 you all, sizes 34 to so. J\ ,x2§ We sell Chase & Sanborn s Teas and Coffee
wlioe ucpartment ! m . Oveacoats of correct fashion-Cravenettes and uniform quality, excellent value moderate cost
U . We never sold as many shoes as we have W M li * ty T l "' Th ®
this fall. Why? Because we sell Good Shoes I i Children's, Boys'and Youths' Suits and Over- i j iffil worltl produces nothing better at the cost.
at low prices. Ladies, try a pair of our $2.50, TSflaf S° ! ' ls 1,1 übu,ldance ttn d more to come in a few fcl : a p # m» n
$3 and $3.50 Utz & Dunn Shoes. They give T- If duster Brown suits and Knickerbockers for atj CC Caps lOr Men & DOVS
you comfort and satisfaction. .* i| the little ones from 3to 7 years. Double breast- Hi iftdfl Onwlnn Hota »«lr« tl,« 1 a * x, ,
rrii , ~, , . ' > <'d two-piece and single breasted three-niece Wy. MHB , vjOTOOn natS taKe the lead for Style and
The men we can please with the American ||n WH9S) suits, both knee and long pants, 8 to if. years. Ifj WW durability.
Gentleman Shoe, Hamilton Brown make. The HV VMKH A fine layout of Youths' suits, 16 to a. years. Hi \ All shapes and colors. Prices SI 00 to <«s nn
best to be had—dressy, nobby stjdes, VH u!lm lv X e WpU ° nal v " lueß - 1 ' tjM anv JSraSff , the »°° « g^aa
Children s shoes in great variety of styles rtrf rKlW Vilif .. , ~ , H•« any other $3.50 hat •
at bottom prices. *» f| T B ViVH Men s Underwear I WM Ask to see our Combination Hat and Cap.
Here are a few Shoe Specials: IB The best and moßt complete line ever shown. il l ■u Caps to suit everybody.
_ , „ flfMb WKExtra heavy ribbed fleeced cotton shirts and 11. Bf A few reminders: We
One lot Men's fjlpr drawers.^J^ l n ° e rß f ~ r T^, ' c ™| mon ' blue a "d cream, 1\ KJ can fit you out in Neck
f A worth ami Complete line of wool garments ranging in Jim Ml wear, Socks, Hand
/ iff SWUI BOOT $2,sale price 1.25. ''A«h .«jr Au.tmHen wool undcrwwr ■ kerehlefs. Mufflers,
IU• si,?- 50 ' » le % Jf
One lot Chil- prices, 7oe to $2.50. All go at just half price during this sale. regular thing earned m a first
PRict. dren's Shoes, men's and boys'shirts Thib line has no equal in trunks, telescopes and suit cases c)ass furpishing goods
worth $1 and $1.25 the city. The Ideal! Irand; well made, perfect (it. Here we knock them all out in quality and prices Store,
sale Drire 50c anH Once you wear an Ideal you will have 110 other. Our ladies dresser and patent lifting trav trunks .
price ouc ana are the propM , thi v *" • e^ nk t s IfSee our fancy and
90c - One J?} ™eris heavy winter shirts extravalues, worth See them alid be convinced. We are headm«JE£ Whlf,, \
75c to $1. Closing price while they last, •BOc. for handbags, telescopes and suit cases WWte Vests. y'WV
State general fund .0019
State school fund ...... .003421
State military fund .000106
Public highway fund .000236
Total state .005693
County current expense fund .0027
Soldiers' relief fund ,00002f>
Road and bridge fund .0001
Bond and bond interest fund .0001
Total county .002925
Road district No. 1 .002
Road district No. 2 . 0025
Road district No. 3 . 0025
Road district No. 4 .003
Total road distroct .010
J. M. Batten,
H. J. Ai.i.ert,
Fred Kemhei..
C. E. Amsbaugh,
Clerk of board county commissioners.
All memliers of the hoard concurring
it was ordered that Mr. Batten look
after the crop raised on the County
Poor Farm.
In the matter of the petition of D.
A. Lenocker et al for a county road to
he known as the Enterprise school
house road No. 130 the bond of the
same was approved and ordered sur
veyed on or before January Ist, 1907.
The resignation of O. W. Cooper as
road supervisor of road district No. 4
was accepted by the board. All mem
: hers concurring V. T. Donnell was ap
pointed to succeed Mr. Cooper.
The board then retired to the survey
fir's office and after a few minutes
private meeting returned to the Com
missioners room and ordered that
Adams county be declared a county of
the thirteenth class.
Board then adjourned.
C. E. Amsbaugh,
Clerk of Board of County Commis
The only safe way to to keep your
valuable papers, etc., is to have a
safety deposit box in a burglar and
fire proof vault. The First National
Bank has all all these facilities and will
rent you a box at a reasonable figure.
Your Opportunity.
Beginning Saturday October 20 and
continuing-for one week only we will
•eH rockers at 15 per cent discount;
also 15 per cent off on carpets.
King Mercantile Co.
Call up, walk up, ride up or any
way to get up to the Ritzville Trading
Co.'s white goods sale.

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