Fresh with fashion's very latest touches
Those who already wear these fashion
able corsets* need no further invitation
than this mere announcement. And to
all others would say that this showing of
Royal Worcester Corsets
is worth seeing
Prices $1.50 : $2.00 : $2.25 : $2.75
$3.00 : $4.00 : $5.00
COTTONWOOD MERCANTILE CO.
Personal Mention and Local
Happenings of the Week
Mrs. Nellie Hinkle was a pas
senger for Reubens Monday.
S. B. McCully, a contractor,
was a Lewiston visitor the first of
Mrs. B. Schroeder left Monday
morning for Lewiston where she
will spend a week visiting.
Wm. Hussman, manager of the
Hussman Lumber Co., was a busi
ness visitor to Nezperce Monday.
Just received a new shipment
of McKibben hats and caps.
Cotne and see them. J. V. Baker
& Son. 10-2
Miss Bessie Eimers, manager of
the Nezperce Telephone Co. at
Grangeville, was visiting with
friends in Cottonwood this week.
The 12-year-old son of Dr. and
Mrs. J. I). Shinnick, of this city
underwent an operation for ap
pendicitis in Lewiston this week
He is reported to be doing nicely.
Mrs. F. B. Fryer, of Keuter
ville, was a passenger for Lewis
ton Monday morning where she
will nurse her little grandson who
has been very sick for some time.
Mrs. William Coester of
Effingham, 111.; who has been
visiting with friends and rela
tives here for some time, departed
for her home Monday morning.
She was accompanied as far as
Spokane by W. C. Nuxoll.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Yorkley of
Moscow who have been visiting
at the home of V. G. Lustig of the
Greencreek section for the past
fortnight, departed Monday
morning for their home at Mos
cow, after spending a most en
joyable visit with relatives and
FOR SALE—A baby buggy and
go-cart at a bargain if taken soon.
Mrr. E. L. Parker. 10-tf
Don't overlook the opening of
Suits, Coats and Dresses at Bak
er & Son, March 13th, 14th, and
Mary Bieren was a passenger
for Lewiston Thursday morning
where she will spend two months 1
with friends and relatives. I
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Mrs. Loevia TefTt of the Rocky
canyon section was a business
visitor in Cottodwood this week.
She expects to return to her home
Bill Kelsey has been engaged
this week in repainting the in
terior of the office rooms of the
Cottonwood Milling and Elevator
Mrs. Leo Robertson and baby
arrived Tuesday evening from
Nezperce and will spend a few.
days at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Four cars of hogs were shipped
by local buyers this week. Three
cars were shipped by the Cotton
wood Milling and Ellvator Co.
to Seattle and one car by the
Farmers Union to the Spokane
Levi Hanford who has been
acting as clerk at the Hotel
Rooke during the .illness of Mr.
Rooke departed last week for
Salmon river where he will be
employed- by Russell & Camp
bell, owners of 3000 sheep. Mr.
Hanford is an expert sheepman
and will be employed by this
concern during lambing season.
Arthur Mundt, of Winona, re
turned Saturday evening from
Spokane where he attended a
sale of thoroughbred cattle, Mr.
Mundt who was afflicted with a
severe attack of influenza this win
ter says he has just about regain
ed his normal health. For a time
while he was «suffering with the
flu he was not expected to live.
He returned to hie hume et Win
ona Sunttay morning. j
W. A. Cooper of Westlake was
Nezperce visitor Monday, re
turning home the same evening.
À. O. Martin, manager of the
Farmers Union Warehouse was a
Lewiston business visitor the fjj-st
of the week.
J. B. Créa of the Fenn section
J* ^ ° f section
1 busi " esa visitor
I and wl " le " the city ad
i«ed his name to the Chronicle
Olin Hamlin was a passenger
for Grangeville Saturday evening
where he attended a dance and
visited with friends until Monday
Mrs. H. A. Downer went to
Grangeville Wednesday evening
where she will spend several
days visiting at the home
her son George Downer who
now located there.
William Ross, Marion Leis and
William Lies departed last Friday
morning for California points for
a six weeks visit in the state of
perpetual sunshine. According to
the information given the editor
by Mr. ; this is their wedding
Dr. Me Keen Boyce has moved
his office to the building formerly
occupied by Dr. Orr, next door to
the Grangeville Light and Power
Co. The change was made by the
doctor for the convenience of his
patrons in order that they could
transact business up town which
c ould not be done at his old loca
tion, as his offices were formerly
some distance from the business
Ray Herrick and mother arriv
ed Saturday evening from Wyom
ing and are visitors at the M. S.
Ceaser home. Mr. Herrick de
parted again Wednesday morning
for coast points where he expects
to locate and to meet his father
who is now in the Willamette val
ley country in Oregon. Mrs. Her
rick will follow as soon as father
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Ray Kims was a passenger Wed
nesday morning for Lewistdn on
a business trip.
The Cottonwood Milling and
Elevator Company shipped two
more carloads of flour this week
to the U. S. Food Administration
at Portland, Oregon.
Marion Webber, a merchant of
FVnn was a Cottonwood business
visitor Saturday. While in town he
payed the Chronicle office a please
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Parker and
iamily entertained at a very in
formal dinner at theii home Sun
day in compliment to Sergeant
V. R. Dye, Miss Wardrobe and
J. Y. Haight, federal revenue
collector, representing the district
of Helena, Mont, was in Cotton
wood Wednesday helping many
farmers make out their income
Fred ..xcKinney of Grangeville
was a Cottonwrod visitor Satur
day. While in the city Mr. Mc
Kinney purchased the horse own
ed by "Olé" Johnson, of the Sal
mon river country which was sold
at auction here last Satorday for
the feed bill.
Sister Huberta one of the head
nurses at the St. Joseph hospital
at Lewiston was a Cottonwood
visitor wtyh relatives and friends
the later part of last week. She
was called here hy the serious ill
ness of her brother, P. A. Gaul.
She returned to her home Mon
Mr. and Mrs. George Simon,
left Wednesday morning for a
two months' visit at coast points.
Mrs. Simon's health has not been
of the best of late and the change
of climate is hoped will improve
her condition. The Simons will
visit for some time at the homç
of their daughter, Mrs. William
Schiller who are now residents of
Everett, Wn. They also expect
to visit at the J. I. Overman home
COTTONWOOD STATE BANK
E. M. EHRHARDT, Pres. H. C. MATTHIESEN. Cashier
M. M. BELKNAP, Vice-Pres.
Your Income Tax Report
Can be made out with but very little
trouble if you will deposit all your in
come during the year in the bank and
write checks for your expenses and
We shall be glad to render you as
sistance in making out your in
come tax report.
Better Banking Service tor Farmers
A vast fund, now aggregating a thousand million dollars,
has been assembled by act of congress to stand back of
the farming and business interests of the country. •
This fund is the Federal Reserve Banking System, of
which we are a member, and it enables us better than
ever before to supply our farmers with the credit and
currency they need for producing crops and to protect
them against disorganized markets.
If you are not linked up with this
system as one of our depositors
CQme in and let us tell you how it
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Fuller and
little daughter, Evelyn, who have
been visiting with friends in Cot
tonwood the past week returned
to their home at Grangeville
If all people were as careful
about letting their neighbors busi
ness alone as they are in noting
the line between the property
holdings when it comes to shovel
ing snow this would be a better
Miss Ha^el Calhoun arrived
from Grangeville Wednesday
morning where she is now located
and is now engaged in nursing P.
A. Gaul who is very ill from the
effects of influenza,
We have received our new
Strauss Brothers sample book of
Taylor Made Clothes. Prices very
reasonable. Come in and let us
take your measure fer that spring
suit. Fit guaranteed. J. V. Bak
er & Son. 10-tf
In an article appearing in the
Chronicle last week stating that
Sergeant Vern Dye was made a
member of the club it should have
been a honor life member with
dues fully paid. He is the first
person to receive such an honor
from the Cottonwood Commercial
All kinds of garden seeds and
good dry onion sets at Baker &
Son. 1 10-tf
Influenza Under Control
An epidemic of influenza which
has threatened Cottonwood for
the second time the past ten days
has been checked by local physi
cians and all of the cases reported
to the, local doctors with the ex
ception of qne have been in the
mildest form. Patients effected
with the disease are now all on
their way to recovery. There is
no cause for alarm and in a few
days the malady will again, be
exterminated in Cottonwood.
Shows Coming to the
Saturday, Mar. 8
liiiie he Ray
This is a lesson to grownups
10c and 20c
Sunday, March 9
10c and 20c
Thursday, Mar. 13
tells of a typical
in living close
to nature are
not in accord
views of his
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