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GREAT RETIRING SALE.
Most Stupendous Slaughter of
prices ever inaugurated on
GreatestTßargain Event of the age.
N. G. KAUFMAN
BIG- BRICK BLOCK, Corner Heron and G St.
Grays Harbor Music Co., for toys, tf
Mits Pernie Stout is visiting friends in
R. S. Coe had business in Seattle dur
ing the week.
Mrs. S. M. Anders'.n and son are visit
ing in Portland.
Mis. <->• S. Kendall visited Montesano
friends this week.
The board of county commissioners is
in session this week.
Mrs. N. G. Wheeler visited relatives
in Montesano this week.
Dr. Jos. Kent, the Elma dentist, had
business in the city, today.
Clias. Stevens, of l'orter, is attending
the commercial college here.
County Assessor Archer was in the
citv several days this week.
Roy Sargent is bookkeeper and clerk
in the Griggs' hardware Btore.
W. H. Hepfinger was down from Mon
tesano on business yesterday.
The new county officers were installed
in their respective offices Monday.
All the latest in sheet music at Grays
H irbor Music Co. 94 Heron street, tf
Miss Elsie Fournier entertained a few
of her young friends, Tuesday evening. ,
Bjrt Hulburt went to Portland last
■week, to enter the Bishop Scott academy.!
26 per cent off on blankets Monday,
Tuesday and Wednesday at the Racket.
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Woods, of Sat
sop, visited friends in the city, yester
The Order of Pendo will give another
of their pleasani 60cials next Saturday
Mrs. M. E. McNeill returned Mrnday
from a visit with iriends in Thurston
Miss Vivian May hew returned Tues
day from a visit with friends on the
Miss Ethel McDermoth returned from
a visit with Centralia friends Monday
Miss Rose Fournier entertained a
party of her young friends Tuesday
Fire Chief Koeliler was able to be 011
the streets, yesterday, after bis spell of
The Order of Pendo is arranging for a
pleasant social time next Saturday
H. N. Anderson sent his check for $55
to the Y. M. C. A., to aid that worthy
Mrs. T. M. Axford, of Montesano, was
in the city yesterday,'|visiting Mrs. .1.
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Y.M.C.A
held a meeting a", the Association rooms
Creech Bros, are driving the pile foun
dation for the new office of the West it
Slade Mill Co.
Heating stoves repaired promptly and
thoroughly, l'inckney & Johnson, 1
County School Superintendent Wil
liams was in the city, yesterday, on
official busine s.
Mrs. A. 11. Farnarn entertained the
Ladies Aid Society of the M. E. chart h,
The Carpenters Union has [fixed a
scale of wages, $3 a day for eight hours,
to take effect April 1.
For plumbing that don't leak at
moderate prices,goto l'inckney <Jt Jo:in
ion, 1 Wish kali street.
Horace C. Thomas, a Portland artist,
is doing the large portrait business for
the Aberdeen Art Co.
Arrangements are being nude for the
annual ladies social session of the Order
of Elks, on February 6.
John Stafford has received the con
tract for carrying the mail between
Aberdeen and Carlton.
Attorney J. C. Cross went to Portland
Tue.-day, to enter his son, John, in the
Bishop Scott academy.
The American Mill Co. will have its
improvements completed so astostait
up the mill next week.
Mrs. S. M. Keyes entertained a party
of friends at cards, Tuesday evening, in
her usual happy manner.
R. I). Cody, a Minnesota lumberman,
is on the harbor, with a view to the es
tablishment of a saw mill.
Marine and mill plumbing and sheet
metal working, a specialty. I'inckney &
Johnson, 1 Wlshkah street.
j Mrs. J. 11. I.eitch entertained a party
of lady friends, at her home in .South
| Aberdeen. Tuesday afternoon.
Master llenry Morgan returned to
school, at Vancouver, Tuesday, after
spending the holidays at home.
The regular.monthly business meeting
of the bo.rd of stewards of the M. E.
church was held Monday evening.
Carpenters are at work on the boat
building shop and residence of N. A
Springer, at t he foot of Wishkah street.
Mrs. M. Cram matte is having the
store room in the G streit Zelasko block
shelved and fitted up for her business.
The Modern restaurant has been pur
chastad by Cameron A Kenney, and will
be conduc ed in the future as a first class
Master Fred and Miss Edith Lewis,
who spent the holidays at home, re
turned to Portland Friday, to resume
William Griggs has purchased the
hardware business of F. L. Carman & Co
an 1 Mr. Carman's interest in the realty
occupied by the store.
Chas. G. Koehler, chief of the fire de
partment, was discharged from the Aber
deen General hospital yesterday, after a
severe spell of sickness.
Cha . A. Luni.n, organizer of the En
dowment Rank, Knights of Pythias, was
in the city yesterday, and visited the
Wishkah Lodge last evening.
Alex Oswald lias purchasod the Berry
property, in Cosmopolis, from the admin
istrator of the estate, subject to the ap
proval of the superi .r court.
YVishkah Lodge No. 44, Knights of
Pythias, has issued invitations for a
public installation of officers, and social
session, 011 Wednesday evening, Janu
Todd's Lung Balsam
Will cure any cough or cold on earth.
A positive cure guaranteed or your
'PHONE 86 45 Heron St.
! Bev. S. J. Miner, of Kansas, will begin
I a series oi evangelistic meetings next
! Monday evening, at the Baptist churoli.
j The state board of barber examiner-i
| risi'cd the tonsorial artists of Abeideen
j this week, and for a few days, a smooth
I shave was readilv obtainable.
The Oakville Cruiser and the Semi-
Weekly llkicai.i> can both be had fur
I one year for $2. Orders can be handed
! in to the ollice of either paper. tf
The high witters of last week flooded
i the river bottom farms in tha eastern
! part; f the county, and scattered logs in
i discriminately over the low lands.
At the business meeting of the Presby
terian church, Tuesday evening, officers
for the year were elected, and the very
satisfactory report of the finances read.
Mrs. .las. (jleeson, Sr., return d to
Satsop Tuesday, after visiting her so.i,
M.J. Gleeson, who is recovering from
an injured kiue, at St. Joseph's hospital.
Misses Edith Lewis, Lulu Carmen and
Louise Tanner, pupils of St. Helens Hall,
Portland, returned to their studies Fri
day. after spending the holidays at home-
Jas. Barrett, of the Star Meat Market,
will move his place of busineis from the
Commercial block to the room vacated
by C»rl Ket/.laff, just south of the post
Lost—A silver dog collar, engraved,
"King Bodega, Owned by \V. J.Crosbie,
Aberdeen, Wash." Liberal reward if
returned to the Bodega Saloon. \V. J.
Richard Flyto fell from a scaff .l!,
while working at the Western Cooperage
works, yesterday, a distance of a;out
ten feet, and severely injured his
ABERDEEN HERALD THURSDAY. JANUARY 8. 1903
Miss Pernie Stout has accepted a po
sition in Geo. J Wolff's store, which
she will occupy upon her return from
a b ief vacation in Portland.
The \Vißhkah hotel, under tho popular
management of Landlord .Muttons lias
been compelled to add a number of
sleeping rooms, to accommodate the in
J. E. Carter is getting his house mov
ing outfit ready to move the Bay View
hotel from its present location, at the
Lindstrom shipyard, to the corner of
Waanington and Hume streets.
The superior court held last week, in
the care of Bonannon vs. Benn, that a
mechanics lien would not hold against
the property of an owner for improve
ments made upon the order of a tenant.
The state supreme court has affirmed
tho sentence of the superior court of
this county upon W . J. Yourex, who was
sent to the penitentiary for the Killing
of County Commissioner Smith, at Cos
South Aberdeen subscribers to the
llEKAi.ocan have their papers delivered
at Shelley Bros.' South Aberdeen store
on the afternoon of issue if they so de
sire. Leave word at the store, or this
Contractor I. W. Mason will have the
new school house, on Market street,
completed next week. Delay in receiv
ing material from the east prevented the
building being ready for occupancy on
the first of the year.
It has broken out again. This time it
has gone further north. Oil is now be
lieved to be ready to he tapped in the
I loh river country. It remains to be
discovered how readily stock buyers will
consent to be tapped.
The Congregational church has ten
dered its pastorate to Kev. E. F. Jrnes,
of Portland. Rev. Jones is at present
filling a temporary appointment in Cali
fornia, and may accept the Aberdeen
charge when relieved.
Mrs. J. H. Leitch entertained a patty
of lady friends, Tne'day afternoon, at
her home in South Aberdeen, in honor
of Mrs. Crandall, of Pennsylvania, and
Mrs. Langdon, of .Michigan, who are
visiting the Leitch family.
At the meeting of the Y. M. C. A.,
Tuesday evening, the following directors
were elected: For two years—C. PL.
Roberts, R. E. Foy, R. E. Snyder, J. C.
Pearson, H. 1). Crawford, B. J. Garman.
For one year—W. B. McFarlane, 11. B.
McNeil, J. A. Mapes, A. H. Farnatn, G.
The following officers have been elected
by the Christian Endeavor Society of
the Presbyterian church, and will be in
stalled next Sunday evening: President,
Miss Carrie Wilson; Vice President, Mr.
R. E. Snyder; Secretary, Miss Anna Fox ;
Corresponding Secretary, Miss Lulu
Magill; Treasurer, Mr. Ray Johnson.
Contractu J. K. Carter is moving the
small building from the southeast corner
o l ' II and Kiver streets to west Heron
street, Tlie building being moved to
make room for some contemplated ex
tensions of the salmon cannery
Clias. Meyers will explain today, in
Judge Pearson's court, iio'.v he managed
to abstract a watch from the pocket of a
fellow reveller, in the I'n on saloon.
Unless his explanation is explicit he is
liable to have trouble with the court
ami the difficulty will not be the court's.
A rumor was current on the streets
yesterday that two non-union sailors,
who had been shipped at Seattle for ihe
schooner Solano, had been shot at !lo
rjuiam. A telephone inquiry from
lesponsiblo lloquiam parties denied the
story, which was probably started for
an ulterior purpose.
In all probability sheriff Graham will
continue to resale in Aberdeen. If he
finds a suitable deputy to care for the
office, and attend to the eastern end of
the county, Mr. Graham figures that he
can do better service at this end, where
at K'ast eight-tenths of the business of
his o rceoiiginates, and is to be trans
Miss Jessie Sargent had a leg ampu
tated at Portland a few davg ago, and
her many friends will be pleased to learn
that she is getting along nicely. When
quite small, Miss Sargent met with an
accident that caused not only permanent
lameness, but periodical suffering as
well. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. 0.
Sargent, exhausted surgical science in
her behalf, but a consultation of the
leading surgeons of Portland decided
that amputation was necessary.
Mr. anil Mrs. A. K Alexander arrive*
from San Francisco, to make their home
in Aberdeen. Mrs. Alexander is a sister
of Mrs. Geo. Fisher, and made a host of
friends when visiting Aberdeen as Miss
Lottie Merzbaeh, and will be gladly
welcomed back. Mr. Alexander will
assume the management of Geo. Fisher's
store, while the latter gentleman makes
a . extended visit in California.
Sunset Lodge No. 5 Degree of Honor,
installed the following officers Monday
evening: l'ast Chief of Honor, Mrs. W.
B. Mack; Chief of Honor, Mrs. O. O.
Beardsley; Lady of Honor, Mrs. R. K.
Bassett; Chief of Ceremonies, Mrs. Agnes
Anderson ; Recorder, Vera L. Crawford;
Financier, Mrs. Charles DeLosh ; Usher,
Miss Mabel Searles; Inside Watch, Miss
small thirg giown largo" might be
the title employed i i referring to tire
Sidney Croft cigar stand, in front of the
Hash ion saloon. It would puzzle an ex
pert to discover where more than $500
had ever been invested in the business,
yet unpaid bills exceeding $900, are in
evidence. As the business seems to pay,
under the management of Receiver
Shields, some of the creditors are dis
posed to look cross-wise when the matter
is mentioned in their presence.
The fact that the steamer Sue 11. El
more is at the cannery dock loading
salmon for Astoria may or may not be a
note of warning to the railroad company.
Hut, to a man 011 the outside, it appears
a tiiHe singular that shipments of fish
should go east from Aberdeen via a
water haul to Astoria. Perhaps the fact
that at Astor'a the shipments meet the
Southern Pacific, whereas from Aber
deen the N. P. has the cinch, niiJJ* have
a trifle to do with it.
Rhododendron Chapter No. 45, Order
of Eastern Mar, installed the following
officers, Tuesday evening: Worthy Ma
tron, Mrs. Ada Clune; Worthy I'atron,
Arnold J. West; Associate Matron, Mr«.
Clara Sauers; Secretary, Miss Marie L.
Robinson; Treasurer, Mrs. Emma C.
Ennis; Conductress, Miss Lillian Grace
Mullen; Associate Conductress, Mis.
Cora Burro'.vs: Chaplain, Mrs. Harriet
l-'arnatn; Marshal, Mrs. Charlotte Flyte;
Ada, Miss Cora i'atterson; Ruth, Mrs.
Lucy Tanner; Esther, Mrs. L. Odell;
Martha, Mrs. M. E, Mullen; Electn (
Mrs. A Fctterman ; Warder, Mrs. J. G.
Lewis; Sentinel, C. C. Ashcroft.
Along the Water front
The schooner A. J. West is loading at
the West & Slade mill for San Francisco.
The schooner R. C. Slade is taking
lumber at the West & Slade mill for
The schooner Wawona is at the An
derson & Middleton mill, loading for
The schooner Minnie Kane is at the
West & Slade mill, loading for Sidney,
New South Wales.
The schooner Sophia Christianson is
at the Aberdeen Lumber & Shingle mill,
loading for San Pe 'ro.
The steamer Sue H. Elmore, of Astoria,
arrived here yester ay, and is at the
cannery wharf loading about 8,000 cases
of salmon for Astoria.
The steamer G. C. Lindauer sailed
Tuesday from the Wilson mill for San
The barkentine Benicia arrived in port
yesterday, to take lumber from the
Wilson mill to Fresmantle, Australia.
The steamer Santa Monica arrived
yesterday from San Francisco, and will
take a return cargo from the American
and Wilson mills.
barkentine Chehnlis Sailed this
morning from the West A Slade mill, for
in large variety
way down in price.
Smits Drug Co.
30 Heron St. Tel. 611
| JLV NTH Don't be fooled by advertisements of
► Vk I*l women's shoes which art-"superelegant,"
I "sculptured," ''dainty," "architectural"
i I \ a,l( ' " B,rt,uef, q'ie."
n \x\ \ Use a S of, d, honest Saxon word and
1 ft as , k if they FIT!
| I There's the point! There's 'lie rub!
\ X. wWK' There is one shoe for women that has I
' V built itself nn to the top-notch of popu- i
larity on FIT.
\ That shoe is the "Queen Quality." (
\ •• vou want '? Bee voi,r foot look u i
\ \ size smaller; —if you want to spare your- !
W self half of your daily fatigue;—if you (
want to own shoes which will be * con-1
slant delight and last longer because J
1 thev fit accurately, buv a single pair of I
"QUEEN QUALITY." j
A million women say this; comment is unnecefsary. |
Boots $3.00. j
JEFF'S SHOE STORE!
Has sole right of sale |
COMMERCIAL BLOCK, S85 n g e |& a c r AH
COMMENT IS UNNECESSARY AS
1 fOIIOVI PICS
mil FOR JIMVES
Below we quote a few second floor prices
Men's Extra heavy Suspendeis 2."> c $2.50 Boys' Suits - $2.00
" Pulley Suspenders President 3.50 " " - 2.80
style .... 25c 500 " " 4.00
Men's 25c wool socks, colored - 15c J2.00 " Z g
" heavy Texas Buck Gloves 75c 15.00 " <• . jr l
" laundried shirts (while) 50c Pants $1.2.), 1.00, 2.80, ate
" Neckwear, any tie in store Ssc Hats 40c, Gt c, 80c, $1.20, *2.00 etc
550 pieces men's heavy natural Cloth bound Books 10<: and 15c
w -°°' ur "' ! * r , w^ nr „ * _ 10c Crokinole Boards with 45 games $3.00
130 pieces liien s heavy fleeced 05c :G piece Glass Tea Set - 35c
underwear ... 35c 7 piece Glass Beriy Set • 35i
400 pieces men's heavy ribbed Large Glass Waler Pitcher - 2."> c
. 75c underwear, . 40e 50 piece Dinner set (decorated) l*.4€
112 pieces menV extra heavy nat- 100 piece " " " \ )(1 £
ural wool, 75c underwear 45c Galva>rzed Iron Wash Tub 75 f
150 pieces men's sain pies [oddj at 33>i Large Dish Pans - - 40 t
pel rent less than wholesale price % Ream note paper - 10 t
These prices are for cash only.
VChas. F. Veysey, Prop*
17 Heron St.
Mail orders promptly filled.
When we advertise, we do as we advettise
What You Can't Find in Your
Collection We'll Supply.
Tlie convenient and attractive tilings which
add to a man's dress and make him comfortable.
The be>t that's made lor men's comfort is what we
supply and the price is always right,
JIM FULLER 4 KOE^Ltfl 1 BLK. Aberdeen. Wash.
NUTS, CAN I)IKS, CITIION, ETC.,
FKTISH AM) GOOD.
Quick Delivir —Co n:ejus treatment—l/ west Prices.
Telephone 474 Commercial Rilock
BRANCH STORE, SOUTH ABERDEEN.
are the best = — T
Good bakeis and last life time. Bold by
H. L. COOK & CO. 57 HisllW IMm
Hardware Dealers. Mill and Logging Supplies,
Shin Chandlerv. and Bnildincr Hardware.